Arkansas State University - Indian Yearbook (Jonesboro, AR)

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Qt )t pearling Minttnn fjunbrcb ttoentp-gtx Qttje Annual Publication of tfjc Agricultural anb Jfledjamcal College 3Jonesfaoro t Arkansas $ubli£rt)ca bp Ifje i tubent $obp Volume VI Jforetoortr £ne purpose of tf)is book is to represent ead) Department, ttje manp actibities anb sdjool Ufe of ttje Agriculture anb jftflecfjantcal College — jusftlp, anb to tfje enjop- mtnt of it reabers. Sliat !t)is bolume map eben in tfje Smallest respect fulfill tin ' s purpose is tbe sincere toist) of CJje Pearling g taff. ®f)e 1926 gearlins tatt glenba Htbbell, Cbttor=in-Cf)tef. barton (Etter, JgugtnfSS Jllanager. Jfranb Jfallg, assistant €bitor. Cattjerpne g laugf)ter, grt etritor. eilen Matron, assistant 8rt ebttor. Claubta Ilmbaep, 5©ormttorj» tetorian. tEoton ? isftortan. iBtorine g tucfe, napgf)ot €bttor. Jgpron oab, gmapsfjot Cbitor. tEfjomaj Cngltsrt), SJofee Cbttor. fflarp Jgobbttt, Annual {Kpjptet. taurine l apneg, Annual XE ppiJSt. Pa e three Bebtcatton £l erbicc renbereb one ' s felloto men is tbe most lasting monument one can erect. ur school is fortunate in batons a g a member of its l oarb of trustees a man trnjo ts beboting tyifi monep anb rid) exprr= ience as a successful business man to tbe betterment of bt felloto men. ffit realties tbe future of tbe tate bepenbs on tbe poutb, anb tbat tbeir Success bepenbs on tbeir ebucational opportunities, is gen= crous in bis expenbiture of time anb mon= ep for tbeir interest. TOrll map be Sap toitb bou $en Severn: " 3J prap tbee tben, !Hrite me as one tobo lobes bi felloto men. " 3)t is a pribtlege anb pleasure to bebi= cate our pear book of 1926 to illr. ft. £. TL. Wilson. Page four P uje five 3n Jflemortam Cberc is no 2Dca tfj! tufjat setms so is transition. tEbtsi life of mortal farcattj 3te but a suburb of tfjc life elpsian, OTjoae portal roe call Ueatn. BauitJ $anlis Bean Eobonfee j |[J 3 orjn Simpson [| £ llte ®anfeer£flep]_ Cbarlea H boffner. ryi rtyOw " eM Cfje Contents; {Efje College fciooU One Che Classes iDooU JT Ujo. Departments JBoofe Cbt cr Orga nisations l»ook Jfour. 3ttiUitics l ook Jpibe. athletics $00 h ix. JNmot anb 8ba Jloofe eben. Page seven Sbmtniatrattcm uilbtng Page ten i-poutf) rTteto of gbmintetration uilbing Jgopsf ' JBormitorp Page twelve dltrte ©orrmtorp Page thirteen Page fourteen engineering Jluilbrng Page fifteen Pctf e sixteen $otoer Plant Page seventeen Hhingalotu £oU) Page eighteen Page nineteen Page twenty ®uv Jiresittient As we consider the splendid growth of A. M. College into a school which is exerting a powerful influence in and beyond the limits of the State, we appreciate more and more the merit and ability of our President, Mr. Kays. Since his call to the presidency soon after the establishment of the school in 1911, he has given himself without stint to the development of a carefully arranged and ably developed program which reflects his ability as a con- structive administrator and a progressive edu- cator. Not only has he built up in a comparatively short time an institution which we may be proud to call our Alma Mater, but also he exerts a potent influence upon the students by living the things for which educational culture stands. Poarb of trustee R. Whittaker Knobel, Arkansas President W. S. Danner _ Clarksdale, Arkansas Secretary R. E. Lee Wilson . Wilson, Arkansas W. L. Banks Hickory Ridge, Arkansas Miss Pearl Davis ..Forest City, Arkansas nty-two E. L. Whitsitt Dean of the Faculty Miss Edith Barnhart Dean of Women - Art immw- ' iv - whhib Miss Alta Mover Librarian Jfacultp W. T. Martin High School Science Miss Emma Rogers High School Mathematics Homer McEwen Assistant Animal Hus- bandry W. W. Cochran Farm Superintendent Page twenty-three Jfacultp Mrs. Nannie A. Rogers Post Mistress High School English Miss Irene Rhodes College English and Languages Miss Kathleen Pewett High School English and Public Speaking Mary P. Babcock H. S. Language History Mrs. II . E. Eldridge High School History Mrs. Mosie Abbott High School Education George W. Barndt High School Mathematics Physical Education for Men 1 1 MHHHHiH H. B. Schwartz High School Science Coach Miss Margaret Carmical High School English Physical Education for Women Page twenty-four Miss Velma Smith College Home Economic 1 Jfacultp id r !■ mr ir Miss Vesta M. Culler High School Home Economics Miss Blanche Spencer College Education and History Mrs. H. N. Schuster Piano and Voice m H. N. Schuster Voice and Orchestra Daisy Mildred Jones Business Administration H. E. Eldridge High School Engineering Military Science A. C. Cook Animal Husbandry Ralph W. Baird College Engineering and Mathematics Page twenty-five Page twenty-six Slumnt An Alumni Association is practically the only thing that is capable of linking the graduate to his Alma Mater. Indeed, through the Alumni Association old school chums may meet again and indulge in treasured conversation. Through the As- sociation, an atmosphere is created wherein each and every mem- ber is made to feel that he is actually keeping up with the pro- gress of his school. Too often, when a person graduates, he feels that he is to fall by the wayside along with the others and is to have nothing whatever in common with school. He is just out of it— that is all. In the last few years, the A. M. Alumni Association has become more aggregated, more active than ever before. Any one witnessing the 1925 Alumni Banquet given during commence- Page twenty-seven ment week could not fail but note the splendid improvement made over the one the year before. Old Alumni members were present. Representatives of a good many states were glad to get back to plain Ole ' Aggie. Mr. Bill Alsopp of Little Rock, Arkansas, in order to reach the banquet in time to act as official toast master, drove all night long accompanied by another alumni member, Mr. Foy Hammons. Then, in order to get back to his work in due time, he drove back the night of the banquet. Such loyalty speaks well for any organization. Such loyalty will build a school. A. M. is proud of her Alumni Association. She is watching her children with interest and with the highest of hopes. Already she can see the results of her careful training. One of her most brilliant geniuses, Miss Bernice Turner, now resides in San Diego, California. Miss Turner holds a very responsible position as designer for one of the largest stores of the city. We have recently heard that Bernice has a most thrilling romance ! ! Write her and ask about it. Mr. Troy Martin and Mr. Homer McKewen came back. They are now two of Aggie ' s most dignified and esteemed instructors. Miss Margaret Malone has blossomed out into a full-fledged teacher in Wilson, Arkansas. Mr. Fred Caldwell is one of Standard Oil ' s most valuable men. Mr. Foy Hammons is " Coach " of that " famous Pine Bluff football team. " Without exception the Alumni Association has some of the finest and best working young people of the State. Our Presi- dent, Horace Thompson, is in Fayettville attending State Uni- versity while Miss Alta Mover, Secretary and Treasurer, is librarian at A. M. College, Jonesboro, Arkansas. Most of the Alumni have responsible positions as teachers, others more responsibility as mothers and fathers, while still others are working diligently for their respective degrees. Truly A. M. ' s Alumni Association will gain a name for it- self through the wonderful achievements of its many members. Page twenty-eight -College Pernor Motto — " The thrall in person may be free in soul. " Flower — Pansy Color— Royal Purple and Gold ■J -j ■£ HARRY EDGAR DILLON Edgar is the truly, typical college lad. He has the power of combining seriousness with just the right amount of fun. As President of the 1926 Senior Class he is above all reproach. Philocadian, Engineering Club, A Club. Athletics. Class President. £ .» , i CATHERI NE SLAUGHTER " Her friendliness, her truthfulness, her ten- derness and her gentle power, are felt bv all around her. ' Erosophian, Y. W. C. A., Art Students ' League, Yearling Staff. Secretary and Treas- urer of Class. jX . £ BARTON ETTER (Dean or Doctor) One of the most capable and energetic young men in school. Great things in the future are expected of Barton. Philocadian, Y. M. C. A., Baseball Manager, Office Representative of Student Activities, Yearling Staff, Athletics. Vice-president of Class. Page twenty-nine -College Mentors- — Russell Benson (Luke) ' Tis goTd will makes intelli- gence. ' ' Erosophian, Athletics. Loyee C. Harvey ' ' He was wont to speak plain anil to the purpose. ' ' Philocadian, Engineering Club, Army. Gladys Marie Furr Oh — She ' s such a quiet, de- mure rttle Miss! We all love her and would mi s her if she were not with us. l ' hil. tcian. Hi ' ary Heard ' Fair damsels hetd their mas ttr ' s voice. " ' Erosophian Athletics. Smythe Gunter If I can ease one life the ach- ing, or cool one pain, I shall not live in vain. " Erosophian. Olen Hobgood ' ' Tomorrow comes and we are where ? Then let us live today! " We were never sure in Chemis- try lab. if Olen would allow us to live one mere day. His brain concocted explosions that menaced our very lives. Oracle Club. Engineering Club, Y. M. C. A. Page thirty College Mentors; Harry Johnson (Dr.) ' Ambition is like love, im- patient both of delays and rivals. " Our sympathies are with Harry. He has an Iris to love and an ambition to become a dot-tor. Athletics. Margaret A. Pittinger ' ' No, it ' s not Madam Alda, o l ' attie, the divine. It ' s our own song bird, Mr] garet, who brings fat " e t the name of Pittinger! ' ' Erosophian, Y. W. ( ' . A. 1 r Students ' League, Home Ere nomics Club, Gle 1 Club, Herald Staff. Glenda Liddell G ' enda is a truly sweet, at- tractive, and capable girl who puts her very soul into everything s u e go s in ' o. When she works, she works hard. When she plays, she plays hard. Erosophian, Y. W. ( ' . A.. Home Economics Club, Art Students ' League, Yearling Staff. Prentiss Ramsey And when be speaks, his words do gather thunder as thty grow. ' Muriel Jameson Logan A student — a wife — a mother. These three attribu s re- stitute a noble character. Indeed she is one of the sweetest, most genuine friends that a " feller " could have. Erosophian, Y. W. C, A., Home Economics Club. Elton Rieves, Jr. We never see Elton without a smile on his face. He be- lieves 1 . ' ' Life is what we make it. " Philocadian. Page tkiity-one College Gemots Josephine Rogers To see her is to love her, And love but her forever; For Nature made her what she is And ne ' er made such an- other. ' ' Erosophian, Art Students ' League, Home Economics Club, Y. W. C. A. Horace E. Tomlinson ■ ' The secret consciousness of duty well performed; the public voice of praise that honors virtue, and rewards it. " all these are yours. Y. M. C. A., Engineering Club. Irma Sellers ' ' Here ' s to the girl with eyes of blue, Whose heart, is kind and love is true; May life to her be just as bright. As beams the Sun ' s most Gol- den Heart. ' ' Philocadian. Y. W. C. A., Ait Students ' League, Home Economics Club. Lucille Winchell ' ' She ' s pretty to walk with, witty to talk with, and pleas- ant, too, to think on. " Erosophian, Art Students ' League. Y. W. C. A., Engineer- ing Club. Home Economics Club Stanley Sloan (Hon.) ' To sing — to sing — his soul ' s supreme desire! " Erosophian, Y. M. ( ' . A. Margaret Young " Hang sorrow! Care will kill a cat and therefore, let ' s lie merry. ' ' Erosophian, Y. W. C. A., A. Club, Home Economics Club, Art Students ' League, Ath- letics. Page thirty-two fjep Mere " Page thirty-three College Juniors; Motto — Make it snappy Colors — Crimson and white. Flower — Rambler Rose. BURL THOMPSON Red is a good student, a good athlete and on the square. He is the type that is necessary to any good school. Erosophian Literary Society, A. Club. Class President. HELEN SMITH She is not so big in stature, Just a little mite of a girl made of kindness. She ' s full of pep from night till morn, Another like her has ne ' er been born. Erosophian Literary Society. Secretary of Class. £ JOHN MILLER Honest, dependable and loyal. John has made for himself an enviable place in the hearts of his fellow students. Philocadian Literary Society, Hoof Horn Club, Engineering Club, Football Manager. Vice-presi- dent of Class. £ , MAE NICHOLS Not only does she hold an unrivaled place in basketball, but she holds a place in everybody ' s heart. " Sunny heart and smile to match. " Erosophian, Art Student ' s League, A. Club, Y. W. C. A. Class Treasurer. College Junior - James Basset! Happy, free from care, and contented. Engineering Club. ❖ ❖ ❖ Mary Emily Blackman Here is a good girl not too good. For the good die young and She is not a dead one. Erosophian. Home Economic! C. A. Cluli W. Joe Bowers Joe is popular in the class room and on the campus; a student of commerce and girls. Erosophian Hoof and Horn Club, Athletics. Eagle Broadway ' ' Attempt the end, and never stand in doubt. hard but search will Hud it Nothing out. ' ' Philocadian. Oscar Byrd Industry and good nature are two of Oscar ' Outstanding characteristics. Engineering Club Y. M. C. Hoof and Horn Club, A., Athletics. Glen Brjant ' ' (live me good friends and music, then life will he a pleasure. " Orchestra, Philocadian, Engineering Club. Elizabeth Blackman Elizabeth is the type of a girl who says little of her accomplishments, yet, accom- plishes much. Erosophian, Y. V. C. A. Bryan Brawner ' ' He was a friend of truth, of soul sincere; In action faithful, and in honor clear, Who broke no promise, served no private end. Sought no title and forsook no friend. ' ' Debating Club, Philocadian. ■HHHHi Page thirty-five •College Jumorg- Grace Clark Some are friends for a season, Some ;tre friends for a time, Some are friends for a reason, But Grace is a friend all the time. Erosophian, Home Economics, Art Students League Y. W. C. A. Flora Cox Ability, dependability, and amiableness are three of the qualities which make the class call on Flora when they need help to put something over. Home Economics, Art Students ' League, Y. W. C. A., Athletics. Robert B. Cooper A man who knows in just what proportion to mix work and play. E rosophian, Engineering Club. Fred Russell Craig ' ' .Quiel in appearance with motives un- k now n. ' ' Philocadian. Charles Cowell What ciin life give more than food and drink, To live nt ease, and not to he bound to think? Engineering Club, Y. M. C. A. Cleaton Crosby ' ' Deeds are nobler than words. Actions mightier than boasting. ' Pattie Cox She, thai firings sunshine into the lives ol others can not keep it from herself. Philocadian. Lem Danner When night hath set her silver light on high Then, is the time for study. Erosophian, A. Club, Athletics. Page thirty-six Page thirty-seven College Rumors- - Esther Lou Hardaman Here optimism and cheer ever reign su- preme, and win for her many friends. Philocadiaii, Home Economics Club, Art Students ' League. Thomas Kelly A quiet dignity is his. Nadine Harris Re plain in dress and sober in your diet, In short, my desire, kiss me; and be quiet. Philocadian Art Students ' League Y. W. C. A. William Leech When I rise to sing, let all ears be inclined In listen. Philocadian, Hoof and Horn Club Y. M. C. A. Beulah Mae Henson V hundred and fifty pounds of big hearted- ness. who is always willing to lend a han d. Erosophian, Home Economics Club, Art Stu- dents ' League, Y. W. C. A. George K. Lowry Let him that hath a mouth argue. Glee Cluli. Thomas Hightower He approaches his world with a sereneness ar.d detirminatlon whuh you would z r • ly expect of one so small. Engineering Club. Earl McKelvy There is one way to fame: Determination. Philocadian, Pre-Medic Club. P« e thirty-eight College Junior Elinor Metz Happy am I from care I am free. Why aren ' t they all contented like me? Erosophian, Art Students ' League. James F. Rains ' ' Look he ' s winding up the watch of lii wit. ' By and by it will strike. ' ' Philocadian, Athletics. William L. Morgan Taking life as it conies his way. Living honorably day l y da Hoof and Horn Club. Margaret Rains She is by nature very quiet, hut in her we are reminded that " Still water runs deep. Art Students ' League. Home Economics (Jlulj. Johnson Nichols ' ' In action faithful and in honor clear. ' ' Dorothy Reel She is the kind of a girl you love all tin while, With a winning way and a lovable smile. Philocadian, Y. W. C. A., Art Students ' League. Home Economics Club. Maisie G. Orf ' ' They are never alone who are accompanied by noble thoughts. Philocadian, Y. W. ( ' . A. Orchestra, Art Students ' League. Annie Seaborn A pinafore apron appearance, but a good friend and the original Declaration of In- dependence done up in miniature style. Philocadian. (ilee Club, Y. W. C. A. Page thirty-nine -College Juniors;- Addison Sharp " Tomorrow comes and we are where? Then let (is live today. " l ' hilocadian. De Mae Snyder Cheerful people live longer on earth and longer in our memories. Erosophian, Art Students ' League, Y. W. C. A., Herald Staff. Charline Shores She is true to her word, her work, and her friends. Philocadian, Art Students ' League. Y. W. C. A. Norton Snyder ' Ambition is like love, impatient both of delays and rivals. " Engineering. John B. Silaz, Jr. John is a musician jolly and gay, It is not his fault, he was born that way. Erosophian, Glee Club, Ernest Stroud Is he in love with love in the case? -or is there a woman Dolph Smith Jr. A typical southerner, possessing that inde- finable something which makes him a good companion. Dolph is not slow, he just takes his own sweet time except when he starts to a certain house in the city. Philocadian, Y. M. C. A., Cheer Leader for two years. Member of Athletic Board of Control Wilbert E. Stack A good student, capable and dependable. Orchestra, Engineering Club Page forty M9BHHI College Jumorsr Homer G. Stroud ind a Doctor- Glee Club, Engineering Club. A gatherer of good grad to-be. Virginia Adams Watson A talented pianist whose twinkling eyes and merry smile show her ever ready for a frolic. Erosophian, Art Students ' League. Y. W. C. A. Dorothy Thomas Dorothy is a gifted reader, who by brightness of her personality sheds into the lives of others. Philocadian, Debating Club. the joy Wilmia Wegman A cheerful heart, a smiling face. Pours sunshine in the darkest place. Y. W. C. A., Art Students ' League. Rudy Thomas He plays ball and plays it well, For fairness in his hearts doth dwell. Philocadian, National Guard. Floyd Willmuth All in all, he is a man. Club Pre-Medic Club, Y. M. C. A. Elizabeth Watson To love and be loved is the greatest happi- ness of existence Erosophian, Art Students ' League. Home Economics Club. Jimmie Young, Jr. Cheerful at morn, he wakes from short re- pose. Breathes the keen air and whistles as he goes. A. Club Engineering Club, Y. M. C. A., Athletics. Page forty-one. tgl) £ cj)ool Mentors;- Motto — Carpe diem Flower — White Rose Color — Old Rose and Silver BYRON GOAD Just " Tubby " — a bright, cheerful, happy-go-lucky lad. Always ready to extend a helping hand. Ev- erybody loves " Tubby. " President of Class. MAURINE HAYNES " You can depend upon her for every duty. " Girls ' Reserve, Basketball, A. Club, Erosophian, Secretary of Class. J CLAUDE GOSS " The boy ' with a perfect marcel. " Engineering Club, Y. M. C. A., Class Basketball Baseball, Vice-president of Class. wo SMsf) i£ cf)ool Pernors Beverly Armstrong " Consistent — Wearing all that weight (if learning like a flower. ' ' Erosophian Literary Society, Girls ' Reserve, Orchestra, Art Students ' League. Ernest Blackford ' If yon want something done go to Ernest. Oracle Club, Hoof and Horn Club Glee Club. Leota Barnett ' Leota is not only pretty but her smile and voice make the days brighter. ' ' Erosophian Society, H. E. Club, (iirls ' Reserve, Glee Club. Martha Mlankenship ' Without Marth complete. ' ' Erosophian, (iirls Resevvt Carl Bass ' ' All his faults are such that one loves him all tile better for them. ' ' Oracle Club, Y. M. C. A.. Engineering Club. Mary Bobbitt ' ' True to the old proverb a generous sisse is a sure sign of a good nature. ' ' Fhilccadian Girls Reserve " Snarling Stiff Alousius Bauer • ' He never flunked and he never lied. Guess ne didn ' t know how. ' ' Erosophian Society, Engineering Club. Rosemond Braden ' Our basket ball manager. By her person- ality and pep she has made Aggie a debtor to her. ' ' Philocadian. H. E. Club, Girls ' Reserve, Glee Club, Art League, Basket Ball. mmm Page forty-three SMgf) ci)ool Mentor Lawrence Brady ' No matter how dark the day, or mild, Lawrence will greet you with a smile. ' ' PIngineering Club, Clionian Society. Hazel Bullard ' Hazel is small in size and might be easily II lost if Herbert should fail her. ' ' Philocadian Society, Basket Ball. Willie Brooks ' If you are looking for a man worth while — don ' t pass him by. " Oracle Club. National Guard. Gladys Burnett Gladys is everyone ' s friend. Krosophian Society, Girls ' Reserve, Art Students ' League. Hubert Brown ' His courteous manner suggests Sir Walter Raleigh. " Hugh Cantrell ' ' More weight than words. " A future states- man. Philocadian Society, Y. M. C. A., Engineer- ing Club. WBSm William Bryant ' A man to be admired. Clifford Coffee " Our married member. He is busy, loving honoring, and obeying. ' ' Oracle Club, Y. M. C. A., Engineering Club. Page forty-four tst) cl)ool Mentors; James Currie " James knows that he knows what he knows. ' ' National Guard, Philocadian, Y. M. C. A. Charles Dupwe pearance with i Engineering Club. ' Quiet in appearance with motives un- known ' ' Aggie ' s ture. ' ' Oracle Clut Lovard Davis best farmer. A prosperous fu- Hoof and Horn Club. Engineer- ing Club, Army. Oscar Echols " Why do we all like Oscar! Why, just be- cause he is Oscar, friendly, pleasant, and studious. ' ' Erosophian Society, Engineering Club. Y. M. C. A. Army Eva Dukes ' Her grace is the grace refined by sweet harmony of mind. ' ' Philocadian Society. Iris Ellis A pleasing disposition, and personality. ' ' Philocadian, H. E. ' Girls ' League. Cora Dudley i charming Reserve, Art ' ' None knew her but to love her, nor name her but to praise her. ' ' Erosophian Society, Art, Club, ' Girls Reserve, Frank Falls " Good looking, athletic, and friend to all. " Philocadian, Y. M. C. A., Engineering Club, A Club, Annual Staff, Basket Ball, Track. Page forty-five SMsf) S cf)ool Mentors; Edith Ferguson ' She has a good word for every one. " Erosophian, Girls ' Reserve, Glee Club. J. L. Freeman ' Nothing can turn him from his purpose. " Lester Fisher " Small, vivacious, and liked by all. Erosophian Society, Art League. Carol French ' A man he seems of cheerful yesterdays and confident tomorrows. ' ' Oracle Club, Engineering Club. Harley Flannigan " He is a friend of truth of soul sincere; In action faithful, and in honor clear. " Philocadian Society Y. M. C. A., Hoof and Horn Club. Elmo French " In every deed he has a heart to resolve, a head to understand, and a hand to exe- cute. ' ' Engineering Club, A. Club, Army, Football. Vernie Fitts " Courtesy and intelligence are not always found combined. But here we find them forming a combina- tion called refined. ' ' Y. M. C. A., Engineering Club. Howard Games e men who do big Army, Y. M. C. A.. Engineering Club. " One of the men who do big things in a quiet way. " Pfif f forty-six JMsf) ikljool Mentors; Dola Harvey " A sweet disposition is a virtue unexcelled. Bessie Leech ' Sweet and cheerful with scores of friends Philocadian. Ellis Hammond ' ' He usually has an answer. Oracle Club, Y. M. C. A. John Lyon " With such a will and ambition he wil surely succeed. ' ' Erosophian, Engineering Club. Football. Elizabeth Jarman ' One whose presence is admired by all. Erosophian, Music. Mary Alice Lyon ' The mildest manners and the gentlest heart. ' ' Erosophian Society, Basket Ball Hosea Lawson ' All in all, he is a ma Charles Magee ' ' A man he seems of cheerful yesterdays and confident tomorrows. ' ' Herald Staff, Philocadian, Hoof and Horn Club, Y. M. C. A., Class Basket Ball, Army. P(((jc forty-seven SMgf) cf)ool Mentors; Charles Mays ' He ' s a jolly good fellow, always ready U laugh. ' ' Engineering Club, Army Y. M. C. A. Raymond Moyers " A disciple of Socrates ' Oracle Club. Gladys McDougal " Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters heaven in seen ; Whose friendship is full of joy sublime, That make her seem a bit divine. " Erosophian Society, Girls ' Reserve, Art Stu- dents ' League. Sarah Nance The class owes her praise for leading the girls, The Philoeadians more praise in the literary world ; The school would give credit for Herald fame. But success hereafter has been her gain. " Philocadian, Herald Staff, Girls ' Reserve. Beryl McKinney " A true and noble women. ' Philocadian, Girls ' Reserve. Jessie Probst A quiet dignity is his Elsie McKinney ' Happiness is a perfume which you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself. " Philocadian, Girls ' Reserve. Carl Preston ' With unassuming ways he treads halls of learning. " Oracle Club. these Page forty-eight fttgl) ikftool femora Luby Joe Roberson ' ' Such a lovely face, such a winning smile Would most any boy ' s heart beguile. ' ' Girls ' Reserve, Krosophian Society, Art League, H. E. Club. Victor Shreeve A man who meets everything with a smile. ' ' Philocadian Loran Robinson ' ' A good sportsman. He doth play the game with his whole heart. ' ' Philocadian Society, A. Club, Engineering Club, Fototballi Basketball, Army. Ariosta Sibert ' ' He says little but thinks much. Krosophian, Engineering Club, Army. mm Myrtle Rodgers ' Her sweetness of disposition endears her to the hearts of her schoolmates. She is thoughtful and unselfish. Krosophian Society, Girls ' Reserve. Blanche Simms ' ' Tall and very fair. ' ' Philocadian, Art League. Sanford Rose A man who would rather be right than be president. ' ' Oracle Club. Violet Lee Steel ' ' Sweetest little girl everybody knows. Always making friends everywhere she goes. ' ' Krosophian, Art Club, Girls ' Reserve. ;- : . j Page forty-nine JMfff) cf)ool Mentors; Ray Stevens " We all like Ray because he is so pleasant a nd friendly. Philocadian, Y. M. C. A. Club, Football, Basket Ball, Track, Engineering Club. Elmer West " A quiet, studious boy and always ready. ' ' Engineering Club, Y. M. C. A.. National Guard. Sally Tapp " If the heart of one is depressed with cares, The mist is dispelled when she appears. " Erosophian, Girls ' Reserve, Art League. Roger Whitsitt ' Once bashful and demure — now the Senior orator. Neva Tate ' Small in stature but strong in determina- tion. ' ' Philocadian, Girls ' Reserve, Art League. Otis Willett " He is the master of hi tain of his soul. Engineering Club fate and the cap Inter Nos Society. Autie Turner " She is pretty to walk with, and witty to talk with, and pleasant too, to think on. " H Club, Art Club. Cirls ' Reserve, Erosophian Society. Lois Eugenia Wilkins " Of nil the girls that are so sweet, there ' none iike pretty Lois. " Erosophian Society, Girls ' Reserve, Art League. Page fifty SNfirt) rfjool Mentor Leroy Vaughn ' ' Little but loud and always happy. " Y. M. ( ' . A., Engineering Club. Erosophian Society. I ' reston Winters ve with love — or is se ? ' 1 Philocadian, Y. M. C. A., Engineering Clul ' Is he in love with love — or is there a lady in the case? " John Verkler " A coming statesman. Army. Jewell Winter " Don ' t say all you know, but know all you say. " Philocadian, Girls ' Reserve. Jewel Verkler ' Our orator. He persuades anil carries us all with him. he knows not how. " Erosophian Society. Glen Yates " A mayor in the making. " Erosophian Society Y. M. C. A. Engineer- ing Club, Football, Basket Ball, Baseball. Caleb Watson ' A man with an aim will sooner or later be a man with a name. " Erosophian, National Guards. Melvin Duke ' He is achieving in three years what so many of us rejoice in achieving in four years. ' ' Oracle Club, Army. Page fifty-one Junior President Vice-President Secretary and Treasurer Motto — In Limine. Flower — Rose. Color — Blue and white. Roland Hughes Tibbs Heard .... Margaret Warr Page fifty-two President Vice-President Secretary and Treasurer Motto — " Not on the heights, but climbing. " Flower — Carnation. Colors — Green and white. Claudia Lindsey Freda Case Mildred Horsley Page fifty-four Daniel Lee President Mildred McDougal ... Secretary and Treasurer Motto — Deeds, not words. Flower — Violet. Color — Lavender and Gold. John Martin President L. S. Johnson Vice-President Selma Lee Burnett Secretary and Treasurer Motto — Green but growing. Flower — Sweet Pea. Color — Red and White. Page fifty-eight 1231)0 5 Slllio in $repbom NAME NICKNAME BESETTING SIN AMBITION George Bullard Pretty Boy Smiling at the girls To be a " Red Grange " Selma Lee Burnett. ...Cutie Primping.. Get by without study- ing Fred Cole Freddie Cutting classes Free promotion Mildred Harris Smiles Laughing at her own jokes Marry a banker Thomas Harwood " Wuz " Sleeping in class To own a popcorn popper L. S. Johnson Buddy Looking innocent when guilty Gentleman farmer Frank Johnson... Sonney Bluffing To be a Rudolph Valentino Mary Lindsey Dolly Falling in love To be a movie star John Martin . ..Smarty.. Chewing gum To be a United States Senator Edgar Maywood Fishy Not changing the subject To be a great come- dian Patrick McAdams Pat Forgetting to study To be a great surgeon Jeff Ratcliff Old Boy Coming in late To be Captain in U. S. Army Eileen Smith Tiny ' Writing notes To reduce Ernestine Warr Baby Parking her gum any old place... v Get rich quick Page fifty-vine Classmate anb Jf rienbsrtnp Friendship is the greatest thing, A Human to this earth can bring; How much better all people would be. If there were no animosity. Everybody would get along fine, With no thoughts of Enemies to bother their mind; Of course you know this the truth to be, Get right with your Enemies and so much you ' ll see. Classmates surely should be all Friends, Their opportunities for being such have no ends; We know We ' re all Friends in this Our School, If not we Editors are mightily fooled. Even after Our School days are O ' er, We classmates should strengthen Our Friendship the more; Classmates and Friendship should be just the same, And Let ' s always be Friends to the end of Life ' s Game. Be Classmates thru Life, now that is the thought. That in all these lines to a point we have brought; But this Idea realized ne ' er can be, If there be amongst us just one Enemy. Now Seniors and Juniors and Sophomores too, And Freshmen, To-gether in Life Let ' s all go thru ; Being Classmates and Friends, they ' re one and the same, Gain Victory for Aggie in Life ' s Little Game. Page sixty The citadel of all education is built on a literary foundation. It makes no difference what specialization one would make, a prerequisite is a general high school training. A Doctor or dentist without it would prove dangerous ; a lawyer would lose (if he ever gained it) his fluency ; a merchant would remain a small town man ; while the farmer would in all probability raise his cotton, pigs, and children and prove to be a failure in the long run. History, Literature, Science, and Mathematics rule the world. To become famous, or even successful, one must court these literary subjects. One must have a close, and earnest association with them, and then, when a knowledge of liberal arts is gained one may step out into the world rejoicing for it can truthfully be said that " He who hath knowledge hath power. " Page sixty-one Jftne arts " Over his keys the musing organist, Beginning doubtfully and far away, First lets his fingers wander as they list, And build a bridge from Dreamland for his lay. Then, as the touch of loved instrument Gives hope and fervor, nearer draws his theme, First guessed by faint auroral flushes sent Along the wavering vista of his dream. " — Lowell. The banker is all business. The lawyer is all politics. The doctor deals with the ills and pains of life. In fact almost every professional worker that can be named thinks and talks in the most practical terms. Nevertheless, there is a certain class that forgets the drab, sordid, everyday affairs and lives in the land of fancy. The artist, the poet, the dramatist, the musician, all live in the land of dreams. If one could only peep into the hidden recesses of their souls, this thing would be confirmed. It would be seen that theirs is a life of contentment, a rosy tinted dream of love, romance, and peace. These few who are blessed with earth ' s rarest gifts live in a land of their own creation. They care not so much for the companionship of humans but yearn for solitude and their special art. We ordinary people who do not know much about Fine Arts stand in Pai e sixty-two awe of those who love their art. We grasp the fact that although these people are dreamers they are the builders of the nation and have been so from the beginning of time. When we stop to think we find that music and art are found every- where. The lover woos his maid by the dreamy serenades ; the mother rocks her babe to rest to the soothing lullaby while father marches to battle to the strain of the international war songs and marches. Music constitutes one of the most valuable parts of the services of the church. As is always quoted, " Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast. " Those whose tribulations are not helped by music perhaps find con- solation from the art masterpieces of the world. Any one seeing Raphael ' s " Madonna " or Whistler ' s " Mother " could not for long harden his heart against the softer influence and appeal of Beauty. So, although, we do not quite understand these temperamental people and fail to see visions as they do, we must not lose sight of the big con- tributions they have made to the world. We must not envy them either. It is not given to all to be visionary. There must still remain the staid, practical folks with firm business-like ideas. We should be happy that in A. M. a love of beauty and art is so felt and recognized that a place is given to it in Department of " Fine Arts. " Page sixty-three J|ome €conomtc£ The life, the hopes, the ambitions and the happiness of all the Homemakers are measured by the success of Home Eco- nomics. Until recent years this science was an undeveloped and un- appreciated one. Though Home Economics may not be learned in the classroom, but in the school and everyday life ; not taught by trained instructors, but by life ' s hard taskmaster it is an essen- tial science ; therefore, the demand for training in Home Eco- nomics in the schools is growing more urgent. The Home Economics Department is keeping pace with this demand. It developes young women as home-makers, teachers, dietitians, and useful, healthful, and cheerful citizens by giving them training in Home Economics. It is a vital phase of the lives of the young women, teaching them the science of right living, not merely the mechanical pro- cesses of cooking and sewing. The department loves its useful and practical work, inculates the ideals of usefulness so neces- sary to the happiness of our young women. Page sixty-four Page sixty-five !HgricuIture " The farm is the peculiar and age old meeting ground of business and home. The ultimate goal in farming is to obtain a return which will enable farmers to build up a satisfactory farm life and at the same time maintain our agricultural production in a prosperous and healthy balance with the rest of the world ' s eco- nomic activities. As is true in every field of human endeavor, a profitable farm business is the first requisite for a rich and satisfactory rural home life. After all, one great reason for farming is the home. Some one has stated that " farming is a mode of living. " So, although we think of the farm as a business, we must also think of it as a home. Whatever success may be enjoyed in agriculture is, sooner or later, reflected in the home and those features of rural development which affect the home and home-life. Agriculture deserves the best in normal living that can be provided. This best includes a substantial home, good schools, roads, churches, and other eduactional and social facilities that are impossible of realization except through profitable agriculture. Since colonial days, the best of the ideals and dreams from which America has been fashioned have come from the tiller of the soil. He has not always been able to realize them in his own case, but he has at least kept them alive and passed them on from generation to generation. Today his chief struggle is the continued effort to bring these ideal conditions to fruition. The commercialism of agriculture makes riecessary information and abilities on the part of the farmer that were not required of our pioneer ancestors. " The above is taken from an article of Thomas Cooper ' s, Chief, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, U. S. Department of Agriculture, for the rea- son that we feel that Mr. Cooper has so aptly explained the ideals and aims of A. M. College ' s Department of Agriculture. This new generation engrossed in " jazz " and " thrills " has lost sight of the cleaner and more " sublime life " that may be found at home on the farm. It forgets that these same pleasures may be provided through the medium of the radio, automobiles, and good roads. Aggie constantly seeks to show her student that a real home can be found in the farm. With the training that A. M. offers, the future farmer is learning to keep his farm in a systematic and scientific manner. Page sixty-six (Engineering The Engineering Department at the A. M. College was originated as the Department of Agricultural Engineering and that is still one of its primary func- tions. As an Agricultural Engineering Department it aids in the building up of a prosperous Agricultural Course in Farm Machinery, Farm Motors, Farm Drainage, and Farm Building are offered to the Col- lege students and the shop classes for the student of High School age. If the Agricultural Engineering Department can train students who will go back to the farm and make it both pros- perous and pleasant, it has done much for the agricultural interest of this state. In the last few years a general Engineering course has been estab- lished here. The curricula for all Engineering students at the large uni- versities is almost the same for all Engineering students and it is this first two years work that is offered here. The courses are closely correlated with those at the university of Arkansas and students will not lose credit in the transfering to other schools. The school is very well equipped to handle the students. The Forge Shop, Wood Shop, and Machine Shop are always places of interest be- cause it is there that the work of the students shows in its most concrete form. The courses offered are the various shop courses Mathematics, Physics, Surveying, and the elements of Mechanical and Electrical En- gineering. In the High School work courses are offered in Drawing and in shop work. Students are taught the correct use of both power and hand tool. Most of the projects are projects that the boys make for themselves and some very creditable work is done in these shop classes. In addition to this the Engineering Department does its share in the design, laying out, and erection of new buildings and equipment and the various other engineering work that comes up in the work of the college. Page sixty-eight pusrtne££ gbtmntetration Won ' t you come in and spend a day in Room 25a and Room 25b ? We folks in the Commercial Department will be glad to have you for a visitor, and perhaps you ' ll like us and our ways well enough to come back with us, too. You ' ll find Room 25a on the west side of the main building just across the hall from the auditorium. The door will be open, and you may walk right into our typewriting laboratory. There you ' ll find fourteen standard typewriters, with a very alert student working at every machine. If you ' ll walk up and look at one of the machines closely, you ' ll see that all the keys are blanked — there are no letters on them. But that doesn ' t bother our typists in the least, because they all type by " touch " and their fingers " know " where the letters are without looking to see them. Over in one corner of the room, you ' ll see a Victrola. You may think that is a little strange, but when you hear and see fourteen students, at fourteen type- writers, keeping perfect time with the rhythm of a tune, such as Sousa ' s " Stars and Stripes Forever " , played on the victrola, you ' ll understand that typing to music is not only the pleasantest way to learn accuracy in the use of one ' s typewriter, but it developes speed, as well. Then, you ' ll like to visit our bookkeeping laboratory, won ' t you? It is next door to the typewriting room. The bookkeeping room is a large southwest corner room with plenty of large windows which save our book- keepers from suffering from eye-strain. You ' ll see, in addition to the bookkeeping desks and their busy occupants, two standard adding ma- chines, a calculator, and an electric posting machine. Then you ' ll know that the Agricultural and Mechanical College has spared no expense in giving the Commercial Department the very best of laboratory equip- ment. And the bright faces of the students, and the business-like atmos- phere of the place will convince you that the equipment is being used to the very best advantage, and you may expect to see some of our students as leaders in the world of commerce and business, in the years to come. Page seventy Jfort mu One very sunny morning in July, a Cotton Belt passenger train with two special Pullmans and a baggage car annexed, steamed out of Jonesboro. These three special coaches bore the famous Battery C, of the 206th Coast Artillery. These young citi- zen soldiers had left the cotton fields, their places behind the counters and various othei 1 positions in the industrial world, and were going forth to enjoy a very instruc- tive and pleasant vacation at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, to breath, for a change, the Oklahoma atmosphere, spiced with the fumes of the faithful ' 75, which was destined to make the best record of any ' of its sisters out there during the encampment. The trip was very enjoyable and the coaches rang with manly laughter and echoed with hilarity. Other coaches had been added to the original three as other detachments were picked up and it became in due time a lengthy and thoroughly military train. Soon the youthful appetites asserted themselves and were appeased very pleasingly by ' a very delicious repast at the Capitol city. For the rest of the trip very tempting ham sandwiches and appetizing beans were all the go. After the train left the fair city of Fort Smith the calm shades of twilight fell and the copper colored Oklahoma moon came up after the Arkansas sun had bid " bon voyage. " Three buck privates were sitting in the baggage car door with their feet dangling. As they were observing with admiration the splendor of the majestic moon, they would chat and tell stories. Bedtime came, and after having been rocked to a restful slumber by the lulling motion of the train the young soldiers arose refreshed and gazed out over rolling prairies. Soon the train pulled into Fort Sill and big army trucks were filled with eager lads ready ' for the final touch of their military experience for the year. After a ride of a mile and a half, a long avenue of messhouses greeted their eyes and behind these structures a tented city sprang up. Then began the two weeks of military life, reveille, calisthenics, guard duty, guard mount, regimental parade, retreat, reviews and inspections of various kinds, too numerous to mention. One very interesting part of the day ' s program was going out on the range and shooting the ' 75, that organ of the battery which was to it the same as the triocysts on a Parmecium. The gun shy lads soon overcame their coyness around that baby ' as they dotted the azure blue of the sky with puffs of smoke. The husky gun crew that fed her the shells was the pride of the entire 205th. But while commenting on their efficiency, it would be well to say something about that heroic crew manning the pots and pans and keeping up the fire in the cuisine, cooking the savory beans, those vitamine lozenges, which are the mainstays of military and school life. Truly the valorous kitchen police, who so dexterously with their ladles shoved the beans to the hungry soldiers are as deserving of praise as the gallant gun crew who shoved the shells to the ' 75. Also it behooves me to say thai the cool draughts of iced tea were certainly a good solvent for those beans. Of course, other tempting viands were served, such as the proverbial prune famed in song and story. A balanced ration was always provided bv our good mess sergeant and his staff. By no means was all work the program. There was much sight seeing and pleasant diversions. There was a beautiful pleasure resort, Medicine Park, to visit. The Army Y. M. C. A. was a very pleasant place in which to read, write letters, play games, talk and be entertained with good programs. The city of Lawton was lovely and easily accessible by an electric tramway. The ladies in Lawton were even as good looking as those on the Aggie campus which is saying a great deal. Before it was hardly conceivable, the bugle blew the signal Break-Camp — and in one grand flop the canvas city collapsed. Then the khaki lads were marching home — down to the train. All had had a wonderful time but were pleased to get back home again. That is, all but one or two, who rather liked the country and wanted to stay another fifteen days. A very delightful trip was had on the way back to Ar- kansas and all felt enriched, not only financially, but physically, morally, mentally and socially. Page seventy-one $f)j £tcal €bucatton The Department of Physical Educa- tion is one of the best Departments in A. M. College. The first year of the establishment of this department its only equipment was the gym. Now, there is the piano, shower rooms, dressing rooms, lockers, dumb- bells, indian clubs, marching-sticks, new basket balls, and even jumping ropes. The chief aim is to correct the minor defects of the students. It is realized, also, that the average working student has very little time for healthy outdoor exercise, so it is given to them in the gymnasium. They are put through rigid marching, drills, and corrective exercises. Then comes playtime. All sorts of games are engaged in, such as, relay races and " Turtle " . Those students, who fear that they have taken on a little surplus avoirdupois, are given ample opportunity of losing it by " jumping rope. " One need not think that exams are dispensed with in this haven of recreation. Indeed, they are not. Each student must give a command or a drill and it is quite interesting to note how around examination time each and everyone has acquired a special command ! The participants in the Physical Education Department do not realize that they are building up strong bodies and thence, strong minds. Neither do they realize that some day they may be called upon to teach others how to become strong and how to keep their bodies fit. We are glad that it is our privilege to have such a department. It is even with pride that we see one of those boys or girls who entered school hollow chested, dull eyed and listless, now marching down the hall like a soldier — heads up, shoulders back, bright-eyed, and wide awake. When we see such improvement we wonder if Physical Education has accomplished the same, if not more, for all of us. Page xeceniy-two Page seventy-th ree €bucation Thorndike says, " Education as a whole should make human beings wish each other well, should increase the sum of human happiness and energy, and decrease the sum of discomfort of the human beings that are or will be, and should foster the higher impersonal pleasures. These aims of education in general — good will to men, useful and happy lives, and noble enjoyment — are the ultimate aims of education. " Our Department of Education has enjoyed a very remark- able year of success. It will, this year, confer its first L. I. degree, and shall crown this year ' s success with a goodly number next year. In years to come when Arkansas shall have attained her rightful place in the educational world, and when she has become a leader and not a follower among her sister states, we who are now here and know the conditions, shall know that a great part of this wonderful development has been due to the faithful and conscientious work of our Department of Education in training young teachers for their life ' s work of converting the populace to the true aims and ends of education. $re=jWebtc All standard medical schools now require a minimum of two years of college work for entrance. The purpose of the Pre-Medic Course offered by the State College is to fill their requirements. Many medical schools now require additional work, however, the work given here will fulfill the requirements to enter the Uni- versity of Arkansas College of Medicine. The secondary purpose of the course is not only to fulfill the requirements to enter Medical College, but to promote interest in all branches of medicine and science. e seventy-four Page seventy-five t Jfyilocatrian iUtrrarp ocietp FIRST TERM Frank Falls President Neva Tate Secretary and Treasurer SECOND TERM Flora Cox President Sarah Nance Secretary and Treasurer Mrs. H. E. Eldridge Sponsor Page seventy-six €ro£opf)tatt iUterarp otietj FIRST TERM Margaret Pittinger President Helen Smith s Secretary SECOND TERM Jimmy Young Jr. .....President Mae Love ..Secretary and Treasurer Miss Vesta Marie Culler Sponsor Page seventy- i. Wi. C. anb (girl ' s Ee erbe Y. W. C. A. OFFICERS Catheryne Slaughter L President Elizabeth Blackman Vice-President Dorothy Reel Treasurer Miss Vesta M. Culler Sponsor GIRL ' S RESERVE OFFICERS Alma Falls .....President Luby Jo Roberson Vice-President Maurine Haynes : .Secretary Lucy Markle Treasurer Mrs. Abbott Sponsor g. m. c. a. Barton Etter President D olph Smith Secretary Ralph Baird Sponsor Page Home €conomtc£ Club Margaret Pittinger ..President Dorothy Reel Vice-President Glenda Liddell .. Secretary and Treasurer Miss Velma Smith Sponsor Page eighty Catheryne Slaughter Dorothy Reel Grace Clarke Miss Edith Barnhart President Vice-President Secretary and Treasurer Sponsor Page eighty-one ?|oof anb orn Club Oscar Byrd President Mack Case .....Secretary and Treasurer A. C. Cook Sponsor Page eighty-two (Engineering Out) Clifford Coffee .....President William Leach Secretary and Treasurer Ralph Baird Sponsor Page eighty-three ©rack Club Raymond Moyers . Melvin Duke Miss Emma Rogers Page eighty-four President Secretary Sponsor ©rcijesitra Lillian Duff Piano Beverley Armstrong .Violin Maisie Orf Violin David Elrod Cornet W. T. Martin Cornet Wilbert Stack Clarionet Glen Bryant Clarionet Cleveland Kohonke Saxophone Cecil Green Drums R. J. Racely Director Page eighty-five gtrte ' (glee Club Leota Barnett Margaret Pittinger Marguerite Stevens Annie Seaborn Ruby Herod Anna Kidd Grace Willoughby Jane McCuller Irma Young Hazel Glyn Smith H. N. Schuster — Sponsor Page eighty-six Pops ' ©lee Club Cleitus Brannum William Leach John Silaz Albert Gibson Forest Lawman Ernest Blackford Edward Gibson George Lowry Homer Stroud Albert Fadem H. N. Schuster — Sponsor Paye eight y-seve a. ciuti Berl Thompson President Mae Nichols Vice-President Maurine Haynes ..Secretary and Treasurer Miss Margaret Carmical ..Sponsor Herbert B. Schwartz Sponsor P«ye eighty-eight OTfjo ' S tonjo in S. Jll. College Best all ' Round Girl .....Glenda Liddell Most Popular Boy Barton Etter Biggest Sheik.. Halley Haigh Biggest Flirt Sarah Stuck Most Serious Couple Amelia Griffin, Berl Thompson Biggest Woman Hater vji aciv r 01 CI Biggest Strutters Vera Belleville, Edgar Dillon Cutest Girl Ester Lou Hardaman Most Jealous Bov Lem Danner Most Beautiful Girls ....Lucille Winchell, Virginia Watson, Blanche Simms Agg ies ' Best Farmer Lovard Davis Happiest Girl and Bov Tubby Goad, Mae Nichols Page e. Page ninety Page ninety -on Page ninety-two Page ninety-four Page ninety-five Z )t 1926 gste i eralb £ tatt Sarah Nance Editor-in-Chief Margaret Warr Associate Editor Charles McGee Business Manager Cecil Green ... Circulation Manager Margaret Pittinger Society Editor DeMae Snyder, Claudia Lindsey .Local Editors Caleb Watson .....Athletic Editor Adelaide Rogers Girls Athletic Editor Virginia Watson Exchange Editor Harley Flannigan Joke Editor Cornelia Games Literary Editor Page ninety-six Page ninety-seven 3ggte Coeb£ again Victorious; tn ©efaate If it were possible to enumerate the reasons why the most successful colleges in our land have attained their enviable positions, it is certain that their policy of offering a varied program of student activities would stand near the top of the list. Here at Aggie, we are proud of the athletic victories that have come to us; we recognize the signal honors conferred upon certain talented musicians; we have wit nessed, repeatedly, the display of exceptional dramatic ability in our student body, in fact, thei-e have been countless occasions for such observations as those mentioned. There is, perhaps, no other of our organizations which has been more successful than the Debating Society. For three years, it has been its custom to meet the debat- ing team of West Tennessee Normal in Memphis. The victory in 1923 was awarded to West Tennessee Normal, while that in 1924 was given to A M College. For that reason, the debate which took place on March 27, 1925 was anticipated with more than usual interest. The question for debate was: Resolved: That the United States should join the League of Nations. The affirmative side was upheld by the A. M. College team, composed of Miss Cox and Miss Moyers, while the West Tennessee Normal defended the negative. They were represented by Miss Merdel and Miss Chapellin. After a spirited contest in which both teams showed remarkable proficiency, both in the rational sequence of their arguments and in their splendid delivery, the judges, Messrs. Basil Baker, Harry Lee Williams, and Arthur L. Adams, awarded the victory to the affirmative side. The able and efficient coaching of Mrs. Rogers and Mr. Lafferty was reflected quite plainly in the exceptional performance of their pupils. Thus it was proved again that Aggie folks, when put to the test, have a peculiar way of winning with all the ease and grace of veterans. Page ninety-nine ®uv Winner at tate Jfatr Jflustc Content Margaret Pittinger Winner of third place Young Artists Voice Contest Mildred Volentine Winner of second place Students Piano Contest Page one hundred John Silaz Winner of first place Young Artists Voice Contest Leota Barnett Winner of first place Students Voice Contest Adelaide Rogers Winner of first place Amateur Voice Contest Virginia Watson Winner of second place Young Artists Piano Contest 3. jffl. jWu£tctan£ totn ©bertot)elmtng ketones Jonesboro A. M. College was well represented in the music contest at the State Fair this year. The contestants in voice were John Silaz, Leota Barnett, Margaret Pittinger, Adelaide Rogers, and those in piano were Virginia Watson and Mildred Volentine. The contestants were in different classes according to their age. From their performances during chapel exercises it was apparent that their chances were indeed very good and the stu- dent body felt fortunate in having these young artists to repre- sent the school. At the contest they made a very creditable show- ing, Mr. Silaz winning a first place, Miss Barnett a first place, Miss Pittinger a third place, Miss Volentine a second place, and Miss Rogers a tie for first place. Since Mr. Silaz was the only male contestant from the A. M. College on that score he deserves a little special comment, although it would be a difficult matter to select the best artist out of this peerless group. All the contestants are fortunate in possessing such exceptional ability, as well as such pleasing per- sonalities, which, we feel sure helped them to win. The victories of our musical representatives are due as much to their superior training as to their natural genius. This credit for their training rightfully belongs to Mr. and Mrs. Schuster, our very capable musical directors, who deserve the praise for the success of these contestants. They will always have reason to value the exceptional instruction which they received in prepar- ing for the contest. Page one hundred one ®be 1925 Carmbal Aggie ' s 1925 carnival was attended by fully two thousand people. It was held in the grove just north of the boys ' dormitory and illuminated by various colored lights. Every attraction was liberally patronized and t a nice sum realized which was used in payment for publishing the Yearling. The Crowning of the Queen was the most beautiful spectacle of the two evenings when homage was paid to the Queen of the Carnival. Upon an elevated setting the central figure was the white throne, behind which stood a stately arch covered with smilax and roses. The procession led by John Johnson, Court Herald, moved to the strains of Marche Pontificale. Then came John Miller, the Court Jester, whose clever antics provided much amusement. Maxine Whitsett bore the crown upon a white satin pillow, and was followed by Mildred and Frances Berkshire who scattered rose petals in the path of the Queen. " Buddv " Kays and Billy Gwinn held the regal court train of Miss Amelia Griffin of Cardwell, Missouri, the lovely Queen of the Carnival, who entered with Dolph Smith. Mr. Smith crowned her at the steps and gave her to Stanley Sloan who was Prince Charming. Mr. Sloan was attended by John Silaz. The following members of the Royal Household formed the remainder of the procession: Miss Mae Nichols as Maid of Honor, Miss Sarah Stuck, Luby Jo Roberson, and Maurine Havnes as Ladies in Waiting. Other Lords and Ladies of the Court were Miss Helen Smith with Eddie Warner, Miss Dorothy Reel with Paul Hopkins, Miss Margaret Pittinger with Clif- ford Coffee, Miss Virginia Watson with Frank Falls, Miss Mabel McCarroll with Caleb Watson, Miss Bebe Gamble with James Rains. A solo dance by Miss Margaret Harrison, a dance by Miss Maxine Harrison and Miss Eva Dukes dressed as a boy, and a vocal solo by John Silaz constituted the program given for the Queen ' s pleasure. Other interesting features of the evenings were the Negro Minstrel, King Tutt ' s Tomb, The Queen ' s Booth, doll racks, ferris wheel, Slide for your Life, and numberless sandwich, red lemonade, and ice cold soda pop stands. One of the most novel and hithertofore new features was the giving away of prizes to those holding the lucky gate numbers. These prizes were donated to the Yearling Staff Booth by merchants of the city and were highly appreciated by all. A great deal of the success of the carnival was due to the efforts of Misses Culler, Carmical, and Rhodes, who planned and assisted in the coro- nation of the Queen ; to Mr. Baird and Mr. Eldridge, who were indispens- able as carpenters and engineers, and to Miss Barnhart who supervised the poster work in the art-room. All in all the Carnival of 1925 was the greatest success in the history of the school. Page one hundred two Page one hundred three allotoe ' en Jfroltc One of the prettiest parties of the Autumn season was given October 31 in the A. M. gymnasium when the Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A. entertained with a Hallowe ' en party for the entire student body. As the guests arrived they were directed by a ghost to take hold of a rope and follow it, if in the course of time they met other ghosts they were to receive fur- ther instructions from them. From the noise and screams heard as the guests fol- lowed the rope, we judged that the ghosts managed to scare them quite enough for one evening. After reaching the end of the rope, the guests were taken into the Gym. Many exclamations of surprise and admiration escaped from the guests as they viewed the Gym. It had been turned into a land of ghosts and goblins, into which people of all types had come. In the contest for the best costume John Silaz and Hazel Glenn Smith were given the honors. During the evening a sketch on " Bluebeard " was given by Misses Smith and Thomas and Messrs. Gunter and Smith under the directions of Miss Jones. This was greatly enjoyed. Following this, Miss Jones di- rected another play, composed of famous characters, called " The Gathering of the Nuts. ' The guests were then given an opportunity to have their future read by an " Old Witch, " who proved very capable in reading the future. After several other games and contests the usual Hallowe ' en refresh- ments were served. In leaving, the guests agreed that it was quite possible for the student body to really enjoy a school party even though the student body is large. Page one himdred four $osst Office at 9. jffl. College Due to the untiring and persistent efforts of Senator T. H. Caraway, the United States Government established a Post Office at the Agricul- tural and Mechanical College under the name of State College Arkansas. The position of Post Mistress was assigned to Mrs. D. T. Rogers who is being ably assisted by Miss Mildred Cox. A more worthy and competent person could not have been found for the position. We know that the ceaseless manner in which Mrs. Rogers worked with us in the past years has caused us to work with increased and arduous zeal in our quest of knowledge. Knowing her ability, we are certain that she will be as successful a post mistress as she is a school teacher. tocfe 38arn J£urn£ The entire student body was thrown into almost a panic on Friday morning, October 16, during an electrical storm, when they learned that the large stock barn east of the administration building had been struck by lightning and was burning to the ground. All the boys, most of the men, faculty members and even some of the girls rushed to the exciting scene to help get the horses and cows out of the building and to aid in the control of the fire. They succeeded in saving all of the stock, harness, and farmer imple- ments but about one hundred tons of hay burned. The rain and the heroic work of the boys kept the other buildings near the barn from burning, although they caught fire several times. The total loss was estimated to be about eight thousand dollars and was only partly covered by insurance. This is quite a loss to the State as well as to the school and cannot be replaced until an appropriation can be received from the next State Legislature. Page one hundred five 1925 Commencement Wink A very interesting program was arranged for com mencement week, 1925. The events were as follows: Sunday, April 26. 3:00 P. M. Vesper. 8 :00 P. M. Baccalaureate sermon. Monday, April 27. 1:00 P. M. Military Constructive Drill. 2:00 P. M. Girl ' s Physical Education Day. 8:00 P. M. Stunt Night. Tuesday, April 28. 1:00 P. M. Judging for T. J. Ellis Company medals. 2:00 P. M. Live Stock Show. 8:00 P. M. Inter-Society Contest. Wednesday, April 29. 1:00 P. M. Boys ' Track Meet. 7:00 P. M. Senior Class Exercises. 8:00 P. M. Home Economics Reception. Thursday, April 30. 10:00 A. M. Graduation Exercises. 8:00 P. M. Alumni Banquet. I ' uge one hundred six Page one hundred seven " Clarence " presenteb bp Mentor Cla £ of 1925 On Friday, March 7, under the capable direction of Miss Kathleen Pewett, the graduating classes of 1925 presented Booth Tarkington ' s comedy " Clarence " to a large and appreciative audience. The play is a representation of a present day family consisting of the father who is the president of a financial institution, a wife who is jealous of her husband, and a son who has been sent home from three schools and has fallen in love with the governess, and a daughter who is violently in love with a grass widower. Other members of the household are : the governess who has promised to stay until the daughter gets over her in- fatuation ; the housemaid, who falls in love with everybody, and the butler who loves the maid. Then there is the neighbor — a grass widower and down at the office is a very efficient private secretary. One day, there appears on the scene a returned soldier whose greatest recommendation was that he could drive mules without swearing. Miss Glen Elrod as Mrs. Martin, Mr. Wheeler ' s private Secretary, acted her part with perfect ease. Horace Thompson, as Mr. Wheeler and Miss Virginia Watson as Mrs. Wheeler made a handsome couple. Miss Helen Smith and John Miller as Sara and Bobby interpreted the part of real sister and brother to perfection. Miss Margaret Malone — Miss Penny, the governess — showed a true conception of her part. Dolph Smith in the title roll, " Clarence, " exhibited an unusual talent in portraying the various rolls of expert entomologist, returned soldier, and friend and counsellor of all. Dolph was the man for the part. Miss Elizabeth Watson as Delia, was as pretty a maid as anyone could wish for. She very soon gained the admiration of " Bobby. " Cecil Baine, as Dinwiddie, the butler, handled his part in quite a pro- fessional manner. The part of Mr. Stem, the grass widower, was quite capably imperson- ated by Bill Leach. Taken altogether a better cast for the play could not have been select- ed or a more capable director than Miss Pewett. The stage setting con- tributed greatly to the success of the play. Much of the credit for this is due Miss Edith Barnhart who had charge of the stage properties. Page one hundred eight ftlje College Class of 1926 Present " Mt£. iiumpsteab £etgff The Senior College Class of A. M. College presented " Mrs. Bump- stead Leigh, " a comedy in three acts by Harry Jones Smith at the College Auditorium, Friday night, December 11, to a capacity crowd delighted beyond expression by the splendid manner in which the members of the cast, spoke and acted their parts. This play is one of the most difficult plays ever given by amateurs in Jonesboro. The ease with which it was put over would have done credit to many professionals. The success of the play was due to both the true conception of the parts and the splendid coaching given by Miss Kathleen Pewett. Miss Pewett has done much of this work, and the artistic manner in which all acted their parts showed clearly her ability in directing this class of work. The first scene in the play was a living room in Rawson ' s Long Island country house. Act 1. Miss DeSalle and her two daughters are visiting in the Raw- son home. The purpose of the visit is to give the DeSalle ' s an opportunity to see if they care to perfect a match between Violet and Anth ony. Violet, both by actions and by words shows that she does not car for Anthony. Page one hundred vine A neighbor of the Rawsons, Mr. Leavitt, suspects through an agent in his home that the DeSalles are not of high birth, but have obtained their social position through money. Act II. The action rises easily in the second act as the plot is ad- vanced and the climax is reached when Violet tells the Rawsons that she and her family are really imposters. It is in the second act that Peter Swallow, the tombstone agent with a silver tongue, is introduced. Act III. Just when it seemed as if Mrs. DeSalle and both her daugh- ters were going to be shipped, Mrs. Bumpstead Leigh takes command. She secures the sanction of Mr. and Miss Rawson for Geoffrey Rawson and Violet. She continues her visit and Anthony finds that he has urgent business away from home. Justin Rawson, a high tempered old gentleman, Prentice Ramsey, and his blue-blooded sister, Miss Rawson, Miss Margaret Young, were all that the characters implied and acted their parts in a manner that brought applause. Stanley Sloan, in the character of Geoffrey Rawson, who prefers ranching to society, covered himself with glory. Barton Etter, as Anthony Rawson, in love with Violet DeSalle played his part well. Miss Josephine Rogers who played the character of Violet DeSalle, an English girl, visit- ing the Rawsons, looked and acted the part in a most clever and captivat- ing manner. The character of Mrs. DeSalle, who is very submissive to the wishes of her elder daughter, was in the hands of Miss Margaret Pit- tinger who acted in a manner that won the audience completely. Miss Glenda Liddell as Mrs. Bumpstead Leigh, who is typically English and carries a lorgnette, was the most difficult character of the entire cast, and her acting was as good as has been seen on a local stage by any amateur. Elton Reeves and Catherine Slaughter, as Stephen Leavitt and Mrs. Leavitt, acted their parts well. Edgar Dillon as Pete Swallow was a scream, his acting and make up being second to none in the entire cast. He is one of the cleverest characters that has ever appeared before a Jonesboro audience. Loyce Harvey as Kitson, a most dignified butler, and Miss Lucille Winchell, as Nina, a pretty housemaid did their parts in a most clever manner. Special features of the play were the pretty and attractive costumes worn by the characters, and the stage settings, furnished by Trice Brothers. Page one hundred ten Page one hundred eleven Page one hundred twelve The Forty-fifth General Assembly passed a bill providing for State owned armories. This bill provides that 845,000 will accrue each biennial period for the purpose of constructing armories for the National Guard of Arkansas. There are thirty seven units in the Arkansas National Guard and naturally each unit wanted an armory from the first appropria- tion. This appropriation is to cover a period of ten years. Each town which has a unit will be allotted §15,000 for the purpose of building an Armory, and it is believed that Armories can be built for the total num- ber of units within that length of time. The students of the Agricultural and Mechanical College, Jonesboro, Arkansas, made a special agreement with the Governor and Adjutant General to the effect that they would excavate, put in footings and foun- dation for this Armory gratis. On Au gust 29, 1925, the excavation for foundations and footing for the armory was begun. The military unit, in accordance with the agreement was to do one half of this labor, the stu- dent body was to do the other half and the girls are to raise an equivalent amount of money as that of the price of the labor given by the boys. This building is to be 205 feet wide by 166 feet long. Ample space is provided for storage of all supplies and equipment of the military unit. There will be a boy ' s gymnasium 100 feet by 65 feet and a girl ' s gym- nasium of the same dimensions. The auditorium will be 100 feet by 72 feet and will adjoin the gymnasium. Rolling partitions are provided on each side of the gymnasium, so that the entire floor space of 202 feet by 100 feet can be thrown into an auditorium which will seat approximately four thousand people. The stage for the auditorium is 50 feet wide. This building will be provided with a swimming pool, locker rooms, band room, veteran ' s room, company room, community room, property room and necessary offices. The contract for the steel for this building was let Jaunary 8, 1926. The contract for brick work was let on February 10, 1926. It is believed that this building will be ready for occupancy when school opens in August, 1926. Page one hundred thirteen Calender 1925=1026 SEPTEMBER Sept. 26— Well Ma all the team left for Oxford Miss. 2day . We wuz shure all peped up when they left. We sure drew hope we whop. Sept. 27 — This had bin a sad day fur us. We lost to Ole Miss. Gee Gosh Holy Smokes, Ma, how it did rain down there and up here and over Yonder — Our coach sed he wuz gonna give our team special swimming instructions next year and go back and whop em ! OCTOBER Oct. 8 — You know, Ma, you always tole me that it wuz quiet just be- fore a storm. Well it stormed. Yeah it rained feathers over to the girls dormitory. Oct. 9 — Hot-Dawg — We won over West Tenny Sea Normal. Yes Sirree, whoped em, 18-0. Oct. 16 — We sure is got lotsa talent in our schule. You jist bet your last clean sheet we have — We sint a hole bunch of kids down to Little Rock and you sure could teel that they were from Aggie. Oh Yes we sent to the contest down there. The state Fair contest and they sure did do their stuff. Oct. 17 — If they ' d just had the rite kind of supporters, Ma, they wouldnt have lost to S. P. U. 2day 14-6. P. S. This is right cause Mr. Swartz sed so, he oughta kno. Oct. 21 — Dere Ma: They had some kind of a new fangled dem — o — stra — tion — in chapel today. (Just between you and me and the gate post Ma, they wuz a-cooking plain ordinary mutton.) Oct. 23 — Dear Ma: — This is gonna be short and sad tonite. We lost to Hendrix College 48-0. Oct. 24 — Wal I tooken off my stif collar today and kinda settled down. The Inspector has went. He came the 20th In I shore thot he ' d never leave. Page one hundred fourteen it H S S - feat he ' ty Times Aujy . 20 — S 77 c rpc cT m 9 c es Aug £ ' . IMiterme on teaifc. n £he Ser? or _ P cy. Page one hundred fifteen Oct. 26 — Boy Howdy — Well you wouldn ' t have knowed your son today. The whole Annual Staf — (Thats what runs the schule and I ' m on it) wuz called up on the stage. I made a bow the kind you allers taught me to. Oct. 27 — Dear Ma: — I had my picture tooken today. I sure did look fine and grand. I sure am a good looking boy — that Photo-taker man sed he never seed anybody else that could look like I do. We ' re gonna have a meeting of both the societies I belong to tomorrow. Oct. 31 — Well we won a football game today. That is the most im- portant thing I kno of. We whopped the socks off of Magnolia Aggies. 27-0. NOVEMBER Nov. 6 — Dear Ma : — I aint writ in quite a spell now but you see we ' ve been a having exams and if your loving son hadn ' t cramed he ' d busted out flatter en what he is. Im just about broke anyhow so I wish if you could, I ' d find a check in your next letter. P. S. — I wont spend another nickle on that block headed gal whats trying to vamp me. I saw her talking to another boy. Oh Ma — is all women fickle ? Nov. 11 — Whoppee Ma — We won another football game. We shore showed them Arkansas Teachers up to the time of 12-6. Nov. 18 — Gosh — We had the best program in chapel today. Mrs. Hyslop sang us some Indian songs in the Indian costumes. We all sure did like Mrs. Hyslop. Nov. 19 — Our dear Mr. Schuster had his boys and girls glee club to sing for us. DECEMBER Dec. 2 — The boys did it again. I never aimed to skip so long ma — but I ' m just be rushed to death. Dec. 4 — Well we had a resolution to go on the rest of this month with- out any xmas vacation but Mr. Kays begged us to take two weeks but we just aint agonna do it. Page one hundred sixteen Oct IO Oar Mu$ c ar?s won |S gSj Nor. £. £ Ve ry one dressed uveet? uteres to tren A ?r 77c7 6e r - 12, - 6 . JBuercklir? . Page one hundred seventeen Dec. 5 — We had a preecher today ma — a long tall one named Swan. He wuz shore good. Tole us about " The boy with the rake. " Dec. 6 — Whoope cowboy ! Our cute little Aggie girls won a basketball game from the Hardy girls. Our big brave boys whopped the socks right off the Hardy boys. The girls score was 30-12. The boys 32-12. Dec. 8 — Gosh hemlock Ma: — This here schule is shore a society school. You otta seen the swell blowout the Jnuiors treated the football team to tonite. Shore is some style to the High Schule Juniors. Dec. 10 — Wal we shore did show some town folks some tallent along the musical line. All the advanced music students gave a recital tonite. Dec. 11 — Wal Ma: — I seed the best play tonite. Mrs. Burmstead Leigh given by the college Seniors. Ma I ' m awful afeared that some of our fair sons and daughters are so talented that they will forsook us for the stage. Dec. 12 — Dear Ma: — Youre loving son seen a good basket ball game last night when both the boys and girls team defeated Hickory Ridge. Dec. 17-18 — Wal we ' re having a couple a basket ball games with Ole Miss. Sad to relate but we lost them. Any way ma I ' m leaving school today to come home and hang up my stocking for santa Clause. Dec. 29 — Dear Ma: — I ' m back safe and sound. JANUARY Jan. 2 — We played U. of A. and — and we did-dend win. Could you beat that? No I reckon not. Jan. 4 — Wal Ma: — Somthin happened in I forgot to tell you about it. All the High School Seniors are wearing the funniest looking little gold bands on their fingers. Cant imagine what for. Jan. 8 — I guess I just hafta tell it our girls lost to Wilson tonite 31-29. Jan. 9— Boy Howdy:— Gee Ma our boys beat S. P. U. 28-19, tonite. Aint love grand. Jan. 12 — Mr. Richard Hallivurton talked tonight on the Royal Road to Romance. Yep Ma, I mean he talked about it. You know I think he ' s a right smart man ! Yis Sirree. fage one hundred eighteen 0( ? Sots £ fr we i err? . -Dec. g fc?t r7c arte t; s r7orrr ° l cf r WihcMt inia H r s rr J)ec. J , foot ? a hays f : ' ? r c re ' s- Siyea. ers J 7 , , a 7 r p .feu cli Page otic hundred nineteen Jan. 21 — Dere Ma: — Rev. King spoke to us today on Poland and Polish customs. We shore did like that man. I ' m gonna go to Poland when I git growed up. Jan. 25 — The boys got home from the Northern trip last night and Dr. Edward Howard Griggs lectured this afternoon. Things shore do happen fast and furious around this place. Jan. 29 — Ma: — Well what do you think of a school that can play three basket ball games in one night. The girl ' s beat Newport girls and the boys (varsity) lost to Will Mayfield and the second team (boys) won from Corning. FEBRUARY Feb. 1 — Bishop Winchester head of the Episcopal church in Arkansas talked to us today. Feb. 3 — Oh boy — Oh joy — Oh grief and sadness — The free promo- tion list was posted today and tomorrow the 4th and Friday the 5th we unfortunate ones will write down all we know and some we don ' t know. Feb. 8 — Well they are all over the exams — I wuz speaking of. The Senior College class entertained the Junior College class in the music room today. P. S. — There wer ' ent no eats. Feb. 11 — The Hon. Denver Dudley spoke to us today on Abe Lincoln. He just about gave us the law down on Ole honest Abe to. Page one hundred twenty Coach Schwartz Assistant Coach Barndt Football Manager Miller Cheer Leader Smith Ptu e one hundred twenty-otn jfootball tCeam BURL THOMPSON " RED " End and Tackle A man in all his dealings, well acquainted with the meaning of Sportsmanship, a four letter man in athletics, a worthy captain of Aggie ' s football team was " Red. " His ability was recognized outside of Aggie when he was given a place on the all Conference Team. OKEL OLDHAM Center Okel has been the pivot man on the A. M. football machine for the past four seasons. He is a good defensive man as well as offensive. Due to his good work he was unanimously elected Captain for ' 2G. We expect him to lead the Gorillas of ' 26 to many victories. ZEKE LOHMAN, JR. End Zeke was the running mate for Capt. " Red " Thompson and performed in the grandest style all season. He is just the physical build for an end and has taken advantage of it. It was in the game at S. P. U. that Zeke strutted his stuff. We have hopes that he will be with us again next year. Page one hundred twenty-two WM. PICKERING Quarter Back " Pick " was a fast, clean man, and had as good a head for a quarter back as any in the state. He seemed to know just what plays would work. He could tackle harder than any man on the team, because he put every ounce into the game. He will wear the " Ag- gie " colors again next year. GRADY FORI) Half Back Ford was the man that his teammates gave the name of " five yard Ford " because every time he was called on he simply couldn ' t stop with less than five yards gained. He made more touchdowns than any other man on the team. We are counting on him to carry the pigskin over many times next year. HILARY HEARD. Half Back. Heard played the game from every angle and his work on Armistice Day was of stellar quality ' . He has one more year to fight for the Red and Black. Par e one hundred twenty-three Varsitp Jf ootball Ceam JOE BOWERS Full Rack In a game he was at the height of his glory, and well deserves his letter. He was hard to tackle, and was a good man to back up the line. His defensive work was the cause of many thrilling sensations to his team- mates, his opponents and to the spectators. We are hoping that Joe will resume his career with us next year. t : £ HARRY JOHNSON Half Back Harry was little but he looked like the world war debt when it came to running back punts in the open field or skirting the wings in a brilliant end run. We are sorry that he will not be back again next year but we know he will develop into a star of high magnitude wherever he goes. LORAN D. ROBINSON Full Back " Uncle D " was a go getter. He plunged the line until the opposition whimpered from bruises and he could back up the defense equally well. We are expecting great things from this boy next year. Page one hundred twenty-four arsrttp Jfootfaall ©earn + TUBBY GOAD Guard Tubby was the largest man on the team. He was always full of " pep " and fight, and pushing the opponents for a loss seemed to be his duty, and he always performed his duties in fine shape. We know he will be back next year to help Okel, for we must beat " Ole Miss. " EDGAR DILLON Tackle " Ed " was a little man to fill the job of colle- giate t. ' .ckle, but his fight often made up for his lack in weight. He could tackle consist- ently and viciously and in a pinch could help open a hole for some member of the back- field to run plunging for several yards. OSCAR BYRD Left Guard Oscar ' s hobby was breaking up the team play of his opponents. He will be back next year and we expect great things of him. Os- car has the fight necessary for a successful guard. Page one hundred twenty -five. Vaxzitp Jf ootball ®ram LUKE BENSON Tackle Luke made his first letter in ' 19, but has not been back in school until this year. He is a hard fighter, tackles hard and fiercely. He never loses his " pep " and rough treatment serves to make him play harder. FRED HAYWOOD End When Capt. Thompson was called upon to play ' tackle, Freddie, a new, untried young- ster was called upon to fill the responsible shoes of the Captain. That he did and did it satisfactorily, can be shown by ' the number of men who failed to pass his end. Freddie is a valuable man for the future. JOHN HAIGH Guard Hallie used his head and his fighting spirit, and by hard work won a letter. He wasn ' t very large as collegiate football players go, but his " old fight " won him general recogni- tion. John has one more year to play. Page one hundred twenty-six arsttp Jfootball ©earn mm LEM DANNER Tackle Lem was what you call vicious, the most vicious man on the squad. He was a sure, hard tackier and a man who is in the fight every ' minute of play. Another year should brand him as one of the best linesmen in the State. ELMO FRENCH Center Elmo was a big- man with a perfect pass. When he was in the game the backfield knew the ball would be at the right time. Elmo will be one of the veterans for the next year. JAMES YOUNG Guard Jimmie is big and he has three years ex- perience on the A. M. Varsity. An injured knee kept him from performing at top speed through the season but he was kept ready to step into the hole of some man who weakened under the strain. A man lik.? Jimmie is valu- able to any team. Page one hundred twenty-seven r un iiiiiimwrr ■» mmi econb ®eam Jf ootball Top Row — Coach Schwartz, Fred Craig, " Pug " Winters, Glen Yates, Orvas Oldham, John Miller, (Mgr.). Middle Row — Ray Stevens, John Miller, Lon Morgan, Jim Currie, Horace Wallin, Carol French. Bottom Row — Buster Bryant, Johnson Nichols, Barton Etter, John Lyon, Oliver Sanders. Jfootfaall Reason of 1925 The doors of the average American college have scarcely opened in the early fall before the Head Coach issues his call for football candidates and the earnest battle for places on the Varsity is on. At Aggie as else- where the greatest of all American College games has it ' s irresistible appeal and hence a casual passer-by might any afternoon have seen some fifty black jerseyed young huskies going through the serious business of learn- ing signals, punting, blocking, and all the fundamentals as well as the much beloved scrimmage. To know football is to love it, and Aggie was fortunate in having as head coach, Mr. Schwartz, who knows, and loves the game, and has the happy faculty of imparting this knowledge to his men. Page one hundred twenty-eig ht The season of 1925 was one of the most successful in several years from an Aggie viewpoint, witnessing as it did, a tie for the Conference Championship, and the defeat of our ancient rival State Teachers College and a tie game with our Northeast Arkansas rival Arkansas College. The record for the season shows a winning percentage with four victories, three defeats, and one tied. The games lost were to " Ole Miss, " Hendrix and Southwestern U, all larger schools who had the best teams of their careers. Those defeated were West Tennessee Normal, Magnolia, State Teachers, and Monticello, (the latter a forfeit). The tie game was played with Arkansas College. Taken altogether a record certain to be a source of pride to players, Coach, Faculty, Student Body and Alumni. 1925 Sept. 25— Aggie vs Ole Miss., Oxford , ...53 Oct. 9 — Aggie 19 vs W. Term. Normal, Jonesboro Oct. 17 — Aggie 6 vs Southwestern, Memphis 13 Oct. 23 — Aggie vs Hendrix, Conway .....46 Oct. 30 — Aggie 27 vs Magnolia A. M., Jonesboro Nov. 11 — Aggie 12 vs State Teachers, Jonesboro 6 Nov. 20 — Aggie 1 vs Monticello (forfeit), Monticello .... Nov. 26 — Aggie vs Arkansas College, Batesville Aggie 65 Opponents 118 THE GAMES SEPT. 25— " OLE MISS ' The first game was played at Oxford, Miss. Homer Hazel had a power- ful team with many able substitutes, a team that ranked high in the South. What chance the lighter Aggie team had went glimmering when a heavy downpour that flooded the field after ten minutes of play made our over- head attack impossible. At that point Aggie passes had put the ball on the " Ole Miss " 15 yard line. After the deluge the heavy Mississippi backs proved too weighty. Score: Aggie, 0; " Ole Miss " , 53. OCT. 9— WEST TENNESSEE NORMAL First home game and witnessed by a large crowd. Aggie romped away from Curlins men and playing a stellar game throughout were easy winners. Score: Aggie, 19; West Tenn. Normal, 0. OCT. 17— SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY. Second game away from home and a tough one to lose. After leading for three quarters 6-0, a series of costly fumbles and a poor pass back cost the Aggies the game. Oldham, Center, was injured, and his place never quite filled. When South western ' s fine record, (They easily defeated Hen- derson-Brown), is considered, to have played them so close is a real achievement. Score: Aggie, 6; Southwestern U., 13. Page one hundred twenty-nine OCT. 23— HENDRIX. " Our Bugaboo " . At a loss to account for this one. Aggie played Hendrix scoreless during the first half, actually making the most first downs, but the team was sadly off during the last half and the Methodists put the game on ice. Score : Aggie, ; Hendrix, 46. OCT. 30— MAGNOLIA A. M. COLLEGE. Our sister school from down state came with a fine record from 1924, but proved no match for the Gorillas and despite their fine courageous spirit and fight, Aggie was an easy victor. The home team played a splen- did game in all departments. Score: Aggie, 27; Magnolia A. M., 0. NOV. 11— STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE Homecoming, Armistice Day, and State Teachers ! A great day and a worthy foe. Our most important game. And how those Gorillas did go! Aggie showed superiority in all departments from Battering Ram Ford, and fierce tackling Thompson to cool Field General Pick. There were anxious moments until the final whistle found a clean fought game safely tucked away. Score: Aggie, 12; State Teachers, 6. NOV. 20— MONTICELLO A. M. This game was taken via the forfeit route. Monticello found itself unable to entertain the Aggies there as per contract and forfeited 1-0. It is safe to say in all fairness to all concerned on comparative scores that Varsity was several touchdowns stronger and would have won handily. Counting as our third win with conference schools this game gave Aggie a clear claim to a tie with Russellville Tech for the Conference champion- ship. Score: Aggie, 1; Monticello A. M., 0. NOV. 26— ARKANSAS COLLEGE. Thanksgiving and at Batesville. Our final game involving N. E. Arkansas title was played on a field entirely covered by water. The team deserves great credit for the splendid spirit and fight displayd. Aggie made two first downs to one for their opponents and once actually carried the ball over the goal line only to have the muddy wet ball slip from their grasp. A hard one to lose but we meet again in 1926. PROSPECTUS 1926. There is every indication that at least 14 men from the squad of 1925 will be in College next fall and from this experienced nucleus Coach Schwartz expects to develop an even stronger team than that of ' 25. With this fine material plus new stock the Red and Black should again be a foe hard to handle. A fine schedule has been arranged containing all our old rivals and two new schools in a football way. The newcomers are Southern Illinois Normal University of Carbondale, 111., and Lambuth College of Continued on page 133 Page one hundred thirty Page one hundred thirty-one pas ettmll g quab Top Row — H. B. Schwartz (coach), Burl Thompson, Ray Stevens, Luke Benson, James Young, Rudy Thomas, Joe Bowers (manager). Bottom Row — W. D. Cobb, James Rains, Frank Falls, Loran Robinson (captain), Okel Oldham, J. Nichols, Fred McDonal. Page one hundred thirty-two Pasfeetball Reason of 1924.25.26 The basket ball season of 1924- ' 25 was a success for the A. M. Cagers, due mainly to the wonderful coaching of Mr. H. B. Schwartz. After making the Northern-Trip the team was in tip top shape and at the end of the season they easily defeated Russel- ville Polytechnical School in the game for Conference title. Many candidates for the varsity responded to the first call for practice issued by Coach Schwartz at the opening of 1924- ' 25 season. The first game of the season was with Hardy High School team, A. M. winning by a large score. December 16 and 17 the varsity went to Oxford Mississippi for a two game series with " Ole Miss. " dropping both games by a close score. Then they played Hickory Ridge Athletic Club and defeated them by a large score. On Saturday night before leaving for the Northern Trip, the team easily defeated S. P. U. from Memphis. The varsity left Monday morning January 11, on their Annual Northern Trip. Unfortunately the team didn ' t win any of the games. They played some of the best teams in the North and lost by a close score. Several of the games were lost by one or two points, the team being beaten in the last few minutes of play, which was due to the tire from their long trips across the country in automobiles. After returning from their Northern Trip the varsity played Will Mayfield College and lost by a very close score. Jfootfaall Reason of 1925 Continued from page 130 Jackson, Tenn. " Ole Miss " will again be played at Oxford on Sept. 25, and will be here for a return engagement in 1927. The two newcomers replace Hendrix and Southwestern. THE SCHEDULE FOR 1926 Sept. 25 — Aggie .....vs Ole Miss Oxford Oct. 9 — Aggie vs West Tenn. Normal .....Memphis Oct. 15 — Aggie vs Magnolia A. M. Magnolia Oct. 23 — Aggie vs S. Illinois Nor. Carbondale Oct. 29 — Aggie vs Lambuth College Jonesboro Nov. 11 — Aggie .vs State Teachers Conway N ov i9_Aggie vs Monticello A. M Monticello Nov. 25 — Aggie vs Arkansas College Jonesboro Nov. 25 — Thanksgiving and Homecoming day. Put a red mark around that date and plan on being back at ALMA MATER to help " Beat Arkansas College " . R. F. Washburn. ' 22. Page one hunched thir ty-three Page one hundred thirty-four Maurine Haynes Captain Our Captain, Maurine, has played her second year on the varsity and is considered one of Aggies best guards. Due to her lasting ability on the court, Maurine is holding the honored po- sition of the squad. Mae Nichols Forward Mae has been with us for five long years, and from year to year she has continued to raise her standard for long-dribbles, passing and shooting, and without her an Aggie Sextette would be wholly incomplete. Mabel McCarroll Forward This is Mabel ' s first year to really play basket ball and every- one knows from last year that she has the ability to forward. And this year she is putting this ability into execution. Page one hundred thirty-five Mildred Horsely Guard Due to her cheerfulness and ability to win, Mildred is rapidly gaining a place in the hall of Basket Ball fame. Margaret Young Jumping Center This is Margarets third year to hold a place on the varsity and it is due to her determination to get the tip-off and to pass the ball. Flora Cox Side Center Flora who has held a place on the Varsity for the last two years has demonstrated her ability to work and play and do both excellently. With all her good studentship, she is a good sport and in the game in the right place at the right time Marguerite Stephens Forward Owing to the loss of one of our forwards, it was a great day for Aggie when it was discovered that Marguerite had won- derful tact to dribble, pass, and shoot baskets. Rosamond Braden Guard She wears a smile no matter how hard she is fighting, and has won a place on the squad. Narine Hargis Forward Our new Forward. She came to us with the reputation of being the star forward of Hickory Ridge. She shows that she earns this praise. Pctfje one hn tidied thirty-six trte ' Smonti ©earn Top Row — Freda Case, Fay Gravette, Juanita Bar- tholomew, Modena Hazlett, Jessie Quinn, Anna Bell Wallin. Bottom Row — Mary Alice Lyon, Vera Belleville, Hazel Bullard. Page one hundred thirty-seven Page one hundred thirty-eight InirajDuml Sa ket dU won bv eJunioitf. Page one hundred thirty-nine arsrttp page pall The Aggie Nine experienced a very successful season in 1925. Coach Schwartz, Manager Robinson, and Captain McCartney led a fighting playing aggregation through a difficult schedule with victorious results. Braden and Red Thompson divided their time at catching and out- fielding, and played both places equally as well. Mound duty was capably taken care of by Doss, Heard, Hardy, McCartney and Roth. Stewart at first guarded the Initial Sack in great style while Oldham had an equally successful season at the Keystone bag. Captain McCartney proved his worth at Short as well as on the Pitcher ' s Mound. Norton at the Hot Corner played well throughout the season. McDonald, Fender, Braden, Thompson, and Warner handled the outer-gardens like Big Leaguers, both in the fielding and batting departments, while Hammock doing Infield Utility gave the Infield Reserve material of sufficient strength. Coach Schwartz must also be given a large hand in the very impress- ive record brought to Aggie through his team. Page one hundred forty A challenge for a three game series was issued to College of Ozarks, State Champions of 1925. However, the terms offered by the Ozarks were not sufficient to afford a realization of the challenge. Braden was elected Caption of the 1926 squad and will try hard to make the team bring home equally as good or better a record than that of Captain McCartney. RECORD OF GAMES AT HOME AND ABROAD At Home A. M. College .... 4 A. M. College 7 A. M. College 5 A. M. College . 4 A. M. College .. 9 A. M. College .. 4 A. M. College .. . 9 A. M. College .... 7 A. M. College 19 A. M. College 8 A. M. College .... ...10 A. M. College .. 8 A. M. College .. . 9 A. M. College .. . A. M. College . . 1 A. M. College 5 Abroad Ark. College 2 Ark. College 1 Ark. College 3 West Tenn. Normal 6 West Tenn. Normal 2 Union University 9 Union University 9 10 innings. Ark. College 9 Ark. College 2 6 innings. W T est Tenn. Normal 5 West Tenn. Normal 5 Lambuth College Lambuth College .... 4 Union University 10 Union University 12 Truman Athletic Club 3 Page one hundred forty-one Page mtr hundred forty-two Page one hundred forty-three jfflrsL abbot ' g oltloqup I teach the trusting little preps In things that they should know, Painstakingly I shape their thoughts, And watch their powers grow. I guide each adolescent mind In paths of rectitude, I am their Mentor, firm but kind, The guardian of my brood. My mission is a worthy one With pride my bosom swells, But some day, ere my life is done, I ' ll shake the darn dumb-bells. Miss Jones — What is the trouble, John, Have a puncture? John S. — Naw, I ' m just changing air in my tires. Signs we have seen on the back of Fords. " ' Nash Can " " Sick Cylinders " " Puddle Jumper " " Just see what 812.60 will do " " Four Wheels, all tired. " " Danger, 20,000 jolts. " " Dis Squeals " " Mah Junk. " " Pray as you enter. " " Phord Twin Two. " " Rolls Rough. " , .jt The first thing Joe Bowers says he learned at Aggie was how to tell good whiskey. Here ' s how it is done : One drops a hammer into the whiskey, if it flows the whiskey is poor, if it floats, it is fair whiskey ; but if the hammer is dissolved, that IS whiskey. Page one hundred forty-four QUALITY AND SERVICE Are pre-eminent. The price is secondary. This is the foundation on which we have built and to which we attribute our success. We handle only merchandise of highest quality and then under nationally known and advertised brands which carries besides our guarantee that of the manu- facturer himself. We are here to serve, whether in course of our business dealing with our customers or for the good that can be done to others. A. B. JONES COMPANY Distributors Courtice Blue Lab el Goods Sunkist California Fruits Albatross Flour Alameda Coffee Bevo Budweiser And Many Other National Lines JONESBORO, ARKANSAS Branches at BLYTHESVILLE, ARKANSAS; MARKED TREE, ARK.; Leachville, Ark.; Osceola, Ark.; Caruthers- ville, Mo. Page one hundred forty-five E. B. Noble C. M. Noble HOTEL NOBLE " Northeast Arkansas Finest ' ' 100 Rooms Excellent Dining Room 50 Baths and Restaurant Service MAIN DINING ROOM AND THE COFFEE SHOP Table D ' Hote and A La Carte Service HO— BOHEMIA Downstairs Grill Headquarters for all Aggie Students and their Friends JETER HARDWARE CO. Quality First We feature Wiss Scissors and Robeson Pocket Cutlery and have anticipated student needs Make our store your Hardware Store while in Jonesboro 403 Main Street Phone 264 WELBORN DRUG STORE Best Drug Store Merchandise at the Price That Please 408 Main Street Page one hundred forty-six AUNT MARGARET ' S PHILOSOPHIES. Aunt Margaret ' s idea of Men : When shown a beautiful diamond engagement ring, she expressed her view that " Husbands is mighty hard to git. I ' se done been livin here since de civil wah and I ' se found out that yo ' can git mans with pants on but not husbands. Aunt Margaret ' s idea of religion: " No one is gwine ter be saved at the jedgement time less they done got religion, and the quickest way to do dat am to jine the Holy Rollers. Aunt Margaret ' s idea of the flapper: When folkses run around like harem scarem and stays up all night and sleeps all day they sho ' aint gwine ter live long. And moh then that your day sleep caint neger mek up for your n ight sleep. Aunt Margaret ' s idea on colds: De reason I ' se lived so long is cause I ' se done wore enuff clothes to keep me wahm. I ' se sure gwine ter wear 2 suits of woolens if I has to. Dese colds — lawsy — they goes away and then they does come back. Page one hundred fort y-eiyht We Solicit Your Insurance UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY Phone 53 TREVATHAN PRINTING COMPANY 323 Church Street Phone 45 Jonesboro. Arkansas " WE SELL PRINTING AND GIVE SERVICE " BARTON LUMBER BRICK CO. " When you fail to consider quality you buy disappointment " JACKSON PAINT SUPPLY WHOLESALE RETAIL Paint Wallpaper Glass JONESBORO, ARKANSAS Page one hundred forty-nine When You Are Up Town Meet Your Friends at REIDS DRUG STORE Phone 95 MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME AT THE 0. K. BARBER SHOP Huggin Stroud Sanitary — New Equipment BATH JONESBORO, ARKANSAS 50 Years Satisfactory Service J. B. GREGG AND SONS Funeral Directors Unexcelled Ambulance Service Phone: Day 60, Night 684 510 Main Street JONESBORO, ARKANSAS Lady Betty and Betty Ann Bread Get Bread Made With Milk Pies and Cakes " Just like mother used to make " —AT— HOPKINS BAKERY 334 Main Street JONESBORO, ARKANSAS Page one hundred fifty Soke Balloon Tires are easier on the pedestrian. Egad, Sir Laneerot, what is that evil clatter in your court-yard? Forsooth, Sir Asbestos, Methinks the clothes line has parted. ■j , Mr. Baird — To learn anything one must start at the bottom. Robert Cooper — How about learning to swim. j . j Blanche Simms thinks a profile is a carpenter ' s tool. jt ■ . Miss Rhodes — What is a metaphor? Bill Leach — To keep cows in. , £ Rastus, I ' m sorry to hear you had to bury your wife. Yassir, but I just had to, she was dead. Telephone calls may cost more but they can ' t be produced in court. ■ Ace — Will you give me a place in your heart? Flora — Yes, If you can pay the rent. , t . Horace W. — I can ' t break this ice, Mrs. Warr. Mrs. Warr — That ' s strange did you try letting it drop. WHEN THINKING OF A GOOD INVESTMENT TRY BUILDING LOAN A. L. Malone 304 S. Main Parte one hundred fifty-one Puge one hundred fifty-two THAT STRONG BANK BANK of JONESBORO (and for Jortesboro) Capital and Surplus $300,000.00 BANK OF JONESBORO Capital and Surplus, $300,000.00 TRUE SCIENCE Lucille — " I ' ve read that men grow bald because of the intense activity of their brains. " Edgar — " Exactly so, and women have no whiskers because of the intense activity of their chins. " ■jt ■ , THAT IS GOOD. Tubby — " Is he a good artist? " Mabel — " I should say he is. Why, the other day he drew a hen so natural that when he threw it in the wastebasket, it laid there. " $ Dentist — " Pardon me a moment, I must have a drill. " Margaret Pittinger — " Heavens ! Can ' t I even have my tooth filled with- out a rehearsal ? " Page one hundred fift ij-ihree This label always insures you of receiving the best products which can be had. Insist on Receiving PEACE MAKER PRODUCTS — Distributed by — PURYEAR GROCERY CO. Page one hundred fifty-four Mr. Schwartz — I ' ve just got a new set of balloon tires. Miss Culler — Why, how nice, I didn ' t know you even had a balloon. Smart — Why does a stork stand on one leg? Dumb— Why ? ? ? ? ? Smart — Well if he lifted the other he would fall down. De Mae — My, what a nose! Liz — Oh, it ' s a pretty good nose, as noses run. : :■ People who live in glass houses should go into the florist business. Lucy — Gonna buy me a drink ? Barton — No, I ' ve had my setting up exercises today. ,»e .jt , Bonnie — Where can I get a Cleopatra costume? Vera — At any jewelry store. , v »t Buddy — Mother, give me a nickel. Mrs. Kays — Why, Buddy, you are too big to beg for a nickel. Buddy — I guess you ' re right, mother, make it a dime. Barton — Do you know why your hair isn ' t red. Sarah Stuck — Naw. Barton — Cause ivory doesn ' t rust. Father — Remember, Son, beauty is only skin deep. Son — That ' s deep enough for me, I ' m no cannibal. . ■£ -J Cap — What will you be when you finish college. Happy— An Old Man. Page one hundred fifty-five Page one hundred fifty-six It YOU like good Clothes well enough to buy them YOU should like them well enough to take care of them. THE " Jonesboro Dyeing Cleaning Co, will help YOU take care of your clothes. Special attention given to out of town work. THE BEST quality of work and THE BEST service is our motto. ♦ !fc When you need work done call JONESBORO LAUNDRY Phone 246 or JONESBORO DYEING AND CLEANING COMPANY Phone 277 Puckett Wallin, Agent Page one hundred fifty-seven Eat at LINK ' S CAFE Special Sunday-night Dinners Service at all Hours WILLIAMS GRETZINGER MEAT, PRODUCE AND GROCERIES Phone 400 For Quick Delivery 108 East Monroe Jonesboro, Arkansas JONESBORO ROLLER MILL COMPANY Manufacturers of and dealers in high grade FLOUR, MEAL, HAY AND COAL Distributors of " AIRY FAIRY FLOUR " and Purina line of Horse, Dairy and Poultry Feeds. Since 1895 EAGLE CLOTHING HOUSE Kuppenheimer Clothes, Dobbs Hats and Caps, Man- hattan and Wilson Bros. Shirts, Florsheim Shoes Largest men ' s clothing house in northeastern Arkansas JONESBORO, ARKANSAS Pac e one hundred fifty-eight Page one hundred fifty-nine 3 ofees IN GRATITUDE Grady — " Each hour I spend with you is like a pearl to me. " Alta — " Aw — quit stringing me. " ■ ■ HANDSOME, IN FACT He — " Who is that fat tub over there? " She — " That ' s my brother. " He — " He sure is good looking. " . ■ £ Virginia — I had a lovely Nut Sundae. Elizabeth — Yes, Hilary ' s coming to see me tonight. -i t Edgar (telling a joke) — Do you see the point, Lucille? Lucille — If its what I think it is, I don ' t and you ' re no gentleman. Roger — Dad what are ancestors ? Mr. W. — Well I am one of yours and grandad is another. Roger — Well, Pa, why do people brag about them? s Mr. Schwartz — What ' s the matter with your finger? Harry Johnson — Well I was in town getting some cigarettes and some bum stepped on my hand. WHEN YOU ARE HUNGRY VISIT THE CLUB HOUSE CAFE OPEN DAY AND NIGHT Page one hundred sixty BANK OF NETTLETON NETTLETON -:- -:- ARKANSAS The Bank of Friendly Service Four Per Cent on Time Deposits JONESBORO TRUST CO. JONESBORO -:- ARKANSAS Large enough to serve. Strong enough to be safe. Small enough to know you. THE BANK OF SECURITY AND SERVICE Complete Insurance Service Page one hundred sixty-one JONESBORO HARDWARE CO. Wholesale and Retail Hardware and Mill Supplies 400-402 Main Street Phone 110 JONESBORO, ARKANSAS ALWAYS THE LATEST AND BEST IN MEN ' S WEAR ELDER STEVENS 236 Main St. JONESBORO, ARK. OF COURSE " What kind of noise annoys an oyster? " " Why, a noisy noise annoys an oyster. " PLEASE Absent-minded Clerk — Was there something for you, sir? Mr. Eldridge — No, nothing. The dumb one — Shall I wrap it ? THE BEST IN CLASS Interested Neighbor. — You seem a bright little boy. I suppose you have a very good place in your class? Sollie — Oh, yes, I sit right by the Radiator. Page one hundred sixty-two BOOST YOUR SCHOOL and BOOST ATHLETICS You do this when you EAT at THE AGGIE INN THANKS, WE APPRECIATE YOUR PATRONAGE Photos - Frames - Art Pictures - Kodak Finishing CASTETTERS 405 Main Street, Jonesboro, Ark. Page one hundred sixty-three THE SAFEST WAY To buy your oils, greases and gasoline SAY " GAY! " GAY OIL COMPANY Main Offices and Plant in Little Rock Service and Districting Stations Through Arkansas In every First National Town You will find a FIRST NATIONAL BANK Where your accounts will be appreciated and your interest SAFEGUARDED — See — THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK Jonesboro — :- Arkansas Pag , one hundred sixty-four Mr. Barndt — I sent §2.50 to a concern which advertised an appliance to keep down gas bills and got it today. Margaret Young — What did they send you? Mr. Barndt — A paperweight. ■ £ Jimmy Young was undergoing all the tortures conceivable in a dentist ' s chair. " I thought you said this tooth had never been filled be- fore, " the dentist said. Jimmy (feebly) — " No, it has not. " Doctor — " But there are traces of gold on my instrument. " Jimmy — " Perhaps you have struck my collar button. " J : Flora Cox — " Mamma has gooseberries got legs? " Mrs. Cox — " Of course not, Flora. " Flora — " Then I ' ve swallowed a caterpillar. " ■jt . Martha — " Father can you help me with this problem ? " Father — " I could, dear, but I don ' t think it would be right. " Martha — " I don ' t suppose that it would be, but take a shot at it any- way. " , What is worse than raining cats and dogs? " Hailing taxicabs. " : : DREADFUL BOY! Impudent Boy — " What did you say your age is? " Old Maid — " I ' ve just reached twenty-one. " Boy— " Is that so! What detained you? " Page one hundred sixty-five Page one hundred sixty-six READ ' EM AND WEEP LONG-LIMBED LADIES The Moreton Common girls do not mind the cold weather, for they go to school when the mercury is 30 below zero bareheaded and their stockings rolled down a distance of two miles. ■J £ : ALL THE COMFORTS OF HOME For Sale — Fine Jersey cow giving milk, furniture and chickens. , j COVERING A LOT OF TERRITORY We do not think Mr. Wyckoff claims to have any hen or hens that lay 240 or 250 eggs i n 12 consecutive months, but he has them by the hun- dred that will lay just as many real eggs in 12 months as any man living. , t .jt Katie ' s father and grandfather, both Republicans, had been giving their unbiased opinion of the Democratic party. " Oh dear, " sighed little Katie when bedtime came, " I don ' t dare to go upstairs. I ' m afraid there might be a Democrat under the bed. " MABREY ' S SHOE HOSPITAL For quick service done right with right kind of machinery THE GOODYEAR WAY Phone 569 158 Huntington CARSON CORBORATING COMPANY " Bottles of the Best " Leaders in All Fruit Flavors Try our Chere Cola, Delaware and Good Grape — They are leaders. PHONE 321-J Page one hundred sixty-seven LITTLE PIRATE PURE FOOD PRODUCTS Nothing but the best under LITTLE PIRATE Every Item Sold, Satisfaction Guaranteed Ask your grocer for the best and receive LITTLE PIRATE JONESBORO GROCER CO. Distributors P u c one hundred sixty-nine SCOTT ' S VELVET ICE CREAM The Cream of the town Visit our up-to-date and sanitary plant. Visitors always welcome. A. J. SCOTT COMPANY Phone 602 AN UP-TO-DATE POET " Soft as silk will never do It ' s centuries since that was new. " Satin-textured. " That was old In the days when knights were bold. " Smooth as velvet. " That ' s in Dutch ; Bards have used it overmuch. Modern verse must say, I ween, " Her cheek is smooth as crepe de Chine; Her lips can thrill me like the deuce — They ' re soft as any French charmeuse; And when sometimes we have a tiff Her tone, like taffeta, is stiff. " Page one hundred seventy Page one hundred seventy-one You will find everything that belongs in a Real Drug Store at the CITY DRUG STORE MOST MODERN SODA FOUNTAIN IN THE CITY T. J. ELLIS COMPANY " GIFTS THAT LAST ' Let us be your j ift counselors Jewelers and Optometrists Back Your School and Boost the 1927 YEARLING When you THINK Insurance, TALK to Peel HAL H. PEEL CO., Inc. " Complete Insurance Service " PHONE 136 JONESBORO, ARK. Page one hundred seventy-two rage one hundred seventy-three SERVICE The greatest service that is possible for a dis- tributor of food products to render the public is to sell merchandise of such quality as contains the Maxi- mum Food Value for the price invested. Thousands of the most expert authorities have testified that the following brands of merchandise are the very best to be had. OMEGA FLOUR CANOVA COFFEE DEL MONTE FRUITS FIRST CALL VEGETABLES MONOGRAM PICKLES Every Package of Each Brand Guaranteed Distributed by WIMBERLY GROCERY CO. JONESBORO ARKANSAS " We Are for the Aggie " Pane one hundred seventy-four Page one hundred seventy-five 3 ofeea BRILLIANT Grady — Well, I answered a question in class today. Alta — What answer did you give ? Grady — Present. WELL, THEN, WE WON ' T HAVE ANY Miss Spencer — Why are you so opposed to war ? Dorothy Thomas — Because war makes history and I have more than I can learn now. 3 . £ Halley Haigh calls his girl a third rail because she can ' t be touched. . ,« Ewell Horn — " Give me an ice cream cone, please. " Clerk — " Five or ten. " Ewell — " Just one. " ■j Sarah — I ran across one of my class mates this morning. Ellen — What did you do with him ? Sarah — Took him to the hospital. J» . There was a young man named Teedle, Who wouldn ' t accept his degree He said " It ' s enough to be Teedle Without being Teedle D. D. Page one hundred seventy-six " THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT " May have been a pretty fair little shack, But wait till you see ' The House that Confidence Built " THE STRAND THEATRE Ready to open about Sept. 1, 1926 The finest theatre in northern Arkansas But, in the meantime, the GRAND, LIBERTY and EMPIRE Will continue to serve the community with THE CREAM OF THE MARKET at the lowest possible prices HE WAS " You looked foolish the night you proposed to me, " reminisced Mrs. Schuster. " I could never deceive you, could I, darling? " Mr. Schuster agreed. ■ £t . WHICH MORE IMPORTANT " Our romance consisted of two scenes. " " Yes? " " Yes, I seen her and she seen me. " 3 j . Bill Leach — How do you like my room, as a whole ? Fred Craig — As a hole, fine, as a room, not so good. . The boy stood on the burning deck Poised on dangerous brink. With brow uplifted, he calmly stood, And watched the Kitchen sink. Page one hundred seventy-seven Page one hundred seventy-eight iHiiwmmwiOTHiniwmiwiiiiiiii run iiinmii ir iifirniniiTniil |wnninniiHin»nyi Dear Friends to shed a tear For Bernice White: He made a perfect left hand turn, But signaled to the right. ■J : J John Haigh — Mr. Baird could you tell me in round numbers what I made on my exam? Mr. Baird — Yes, Zero. . £ : Mr. Baird — What should one do to avoid hitting ones finger when driving a nail? Oscar — Hold the hammer in both hands. • t j He — I hope I won ' t leave a vacancy by going now. She — No, I think you ' ll take it with you. ■j . Love ' s Old Sweet Song. " Take me down to the Inn. " HUSBANDRY DEPT. STATE AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL Jonesboro, Arkansas CATTLE Jersey Hoist ein-Friesian Hereford Shorthorn SWINE Poland China Duroc-Jersey Hampshire Arkansas is building up her live stock industry by the use of pure bred sires. Now is the time to put your herd on a better paying basis by the use of a sire bred for produc- tion and type. HERD FEDERALLY ACCREDITED Pi ' aye one hundred seventy-nine Page one hundred eighty MERCHANTS PLANTERS BANK TRUST CO. Jonesboro, Arkansas Capital and Surplus, $56,000.00 Customary rates paid on Savings and Time Deposits. Your account appreciated by us. VAN HOOK CLEANING CO. " Always Boosting the A. M. College " We consider it Jonesboro ' s Largest Asset. BARNES Pure Cream Ice Cream Phone 103 120 Main Pcihp onr hn»dicd cifiht u-nne Dolph — Sir, your daughter has promised to become my wife. Mr. Nichols — Well don ' t come to me for sympathy. I knew something like that would happen to you hanging around the house five nights a week. ■£ John — Like to go for a spin? Blanche — What do you think I am, a top? . Bebe — I used to think — Amelia — What made you stop? •£ . Mrs. Rogers — What were the Epistles? Hurton T. — The wives of the Apostles. jt Dot — So kind of you to bring me these flowers, they seem so fresh I believe there is still some dew on them. Johnny — There is, but I ' ll pay it off tomorrow. ■£ -jt " I want to get a house to rent, " Ikey told the real estate man. " All right, my friend, I have just what you want. Nice three room house, rent ten dollars, but the house has no bath room " , said the real estate man. " Oh, thats all right, we only want it a year. " , ,«t I ' ve often stopped to wonder At Fate ' s peculiar ways ; For nearly all our great men Were born on Holidays. Page one hundred eighty-two Page one hundred eighty-three Anything Photographic Someone Somewhere Wants Your Photograph GRUBBS STUDIO 114 E, Jackson Ave. Jonesboro, Ark. AMERICAN TRUST COMPANY Jonesboro Arkansas Capital, Surplus, and Net Profits $290,000 Deposits More than One Million Dollars Liberal Rates of Interest on Deposits Twentieth Year Under the Same Management SAMMONS PRINTING CO. 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