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Show Hide text for 1929 volume ( OCR) Text from Pages 1 - 208 of the 1929 volume: “ Oj? f ratling ulip f ear look of tat? Agricultural anil Hferttamral (Eollwtr Slmtrsbnrn, Arkansas , 19 2 9 Jhthltaliru bu, th? € tuto ut luou. 3armavb The staff of the 1929 YEARLING has endeavored to make a picture story of the student life for this year. We hope that we have been able to preserve in pictures occasions which will bring pleasant memories to you. Sty? 1023 fearlmg Staff Adelaide Rogers Editor-in-Chief Nathan Pknix Business Manager Lknita Stack .......... Associate Editor Mary Emily Armstrong Associate Editor Theodore Hodges Assistant Business Manager Walter Faust Assistant Business Manager Taylor Lindsky Art Editor Mary LOUISE Sowell Assistant Art Editor William Matthcws . . . . . Assistant Art Editor Shoefneh Burge Athletic Editor Nixon ShiVley Wit and Humor Editor Virginia M6oring Eeature Editor Fannie Mae Cox . , Annual Typist Stratum Among the people who come into our school, there is one who has impressed us by his quiet, unassuming, dignified manner. Through the years we have learned to admire him for his sterling qualities. Two of these qualities that have impressed us most are his loyalty and fidelity to the cause of education. With appreciation we dedicate the 1929 YEARLING to Mr. R. Whitaker, president of the Board of Trustees. 1929 carting 3« H?mflnam There is no Death! What seems so is transitio This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian, Whose portal we call Death. " David Banks Dean Kohonke John Simpson Ollie Tankersley Charles Shoffner Edith Armantrout Carl Davis Nellie Brady Kelly Bellville Gladys McDougal Stanley Sloan i9 9 parting (§rbn of ffiaakz Book One THE COLLEGE Book Two CLASSES Book Three ACTIVITIES Book Four ATHLETICS Book Five FEATURES look (®nt laruliart iiall When this volume of the " Yearling " comes from the press the A. M. College will be celebrating its twentieth anniversary. The Legislature of 190!) established this institution to serve an underprivileged group of our people, those young men and young women, who on account of limited earning capacity and an un- developed system of education, were being denied the advantages of both college and high school. Educational progress has been rapid during the last two decades. Today the A. M. College responds to the diversified demands of one hundred per cent of our people for collegiate training. It offers a curriculum covering the course of the freshman and sophomore years of a university. Our state can advance only through the intelligence of its people. Education directs intelligence and permits us to apply it. Twenty years ago the A. M. College accepted the challenge of the people of Arkansas for service. The everchanging demand in character and quality results in more and better educational service. It is our hope and constant endeavor that the young people who leave the A. M. College to enter the " lists " in the battle of life may be prepared to successfully meet these everchanging demands of society. - V. C. KAYS. MR. R. WHITAKER, President Knobel MR. W. S. DANNER, Secretary Clarksdale MR. R. E. L. WILSON Wi son MR. W. L. RANKS Hickory Rid(ie MISS PEARL DAVIS Forrest City The first unit in the administration o f the college is the State; then comes the Board of Trustees. Unless we include in our book a few words regarding the Board, we feel that our hook would be incomplete. We always feel honored when the Board is with us. They all arc busy people, and are filling big places, both in their own affairs, and those of the state. When the Board is meeting in President Kays ' oflice, we know that the members are devising plans whereby the A. M. College will be able to grow and fill a great place in the development of the young manhood and womanhood of Arkansas. E. L. WHITS ITT Dean of Faculty B. S. Pardue ; Harvard University .MRS. D. T. ROGERS Dean of Women, Prin. Training School B. A., Ouachita ' : University of Colorado H. E. ELDRIDGE Dean of Men, Registrar, Engineering B. S., C. E., University of Georgia J. WOOD HENRY Director Extension Department D. B. ELLIS Mathematics Department B. S., M. S., Vanderbilt NEWTON H. BROWN Head Engineering Department M. A., Cornell University Ph. D., Illinois Weselyan B. S., .1. S. KELLY Biology Department Mississippi State Teachers ' College M. A., Peabody College H. W. HOLLARD Head Animal Husbandry Department B. S., University of Illinois M. S. University of Wisconsin C. M. HYSLOP Chemistry Department B. A., M. A., George Washington University J. W. JEWEL Education Department A., M. A., University of Kentucky University of Chicago MISS MARY STUART NEWMAN Instructor Foods B. A., M. S., University of Kentucky MISS HILDA TUBB English and French B. A.. Tennessee College M. A., Peabody College MISS FLAVIA DAY Commerce, (first semester) B. A., M. A., Oklahoma A. M. i MISS THELMA HALE Instructor in Clothing B. A., Southern College M. S., Columbia University H. B. SCHWARTZ Director Athletics alparaiso Uni ?rsit MISS HARRIET PETERSON Commerce (second semester) B. S., State College of South Dakota MISS EMMA ROGERS High School Mathematics Union University MISS MARY BABCOCK Latin and History B. A., Galloway College MISS BERNICE LIVENGOOD English and History M. A., University of Kansas W. Z. FLETCHER Director Fine Arts M., Chicago Musical College MRS. V. C. KAYS DeKalb State Normal School MRS. C. G. BROTHERTON Piano Instructor Judson College ; Cincinnati Conservatory MISS ELEANOR CURRENT English and Violin B. A., Cornell College MISS MYRA BALDWIN Women ' s Athletics Junior High School Science B. S., Oklahoma College for Women RAYMOND G N NERM A N Training School Kirksville State Teachers ' College MRS. WORTH STIGLER Junior High School English B. A. DePauw University HOMER MeEWEN Animal Husbandry Arkansas A. M. College MISS VERA MAE ELLIOTT Art Supervisor, Training School B. S., Kirksville State Teachers ' College MRS. H. E. ELDRIDGE Social Science eorgia State Normal ; University of Georgia MISS MARY SHARPE Primary Supervisor and Critic B. A., Winthrop College; Peabody College MISS CATHKYXE SLAUGHTER Librarian Arkansas A. M. College ; Peabody College C. V. WARR Htirsar J. L. HAGUE MRS. SALLY HAY Chief Engineer Housemother for Men ' s Dormitory P. R. MERRITT MRS. C. V. WARM Instructor Organ (first semester) Superintendent Dining Hall University of South MRS. FORREST McGINLEY Y. Y. COCHRAN Organ Instructor Superintendent Buildings and Ground B. M.. Diploma D ' exeeution Central College Conservatoire American Fontainebleau, France Sruartmrnt of Aijnrulturr The development of agriculture is a factor of prime importance to the people of Arkansas. A state that is primarily an agricultural state needs to make the most of every resource. While the " old time " methods of farming have kept the state in a stable position, new ideas must be instilled into the people to facilitate progress. The mediums through which this knowledge will be spread are the young men who have chosen to specialize in college along this line of endeavor. For this purpose the A. M. College was founded and is turning out year by year men who are ready to take responsible positions in agri- cultural affairs. They are thoroughly versed in the practical, as well as the theoretical, side of farming and have had suflick ' nt training to enable them to pass their knowledge on. No longer need a man say. " I ' ve been a farmer all my life, and I hate to have my son follow in my footsteps. " Now a farmer follows no longer in his father ' s footsteps, but instead, looks to science for his guide. The same solid, constructive work is necessary to be a successful farmer; but now, a farmer has the help of research, workers, and experiment stations and does not expend his surplus energy in the drudgery that was formerly so overwhelming. irpartntrnt of lEnuratum One need not give a lengthy discourse on the purpose of the Education Department. The magic names of Judd, Freeman, Nutt, and Thorndyke are enough to convey the whole reason in a nutshell. To be a good teacher, one must have a thorough knowledge of the science of teaching, as well as an idea of the subject matter. What good docs it do a teacher to know that there are forty-eight states in the Union if she cannot interest her pupils in the fact? How to teach is as important as what to teach. The demand for more efficient teachers led the school to start a special education department a few years ago. This new course was such a popular one that the Training School was established, so that students could obtain a clearer insight into the psychology of children from actual experience. Mr. .1. W. Jewell, a graduate of the University of Kentucky and post- graduate of Chicago University, is head of the Educat ion Department and adviser of student teachers. Mrs. D. T. Rogers, principal of the Training School, is supervisor of the student teachers in actual instructing. The fact that one graduating from this department may obtain a state license without the preliminary examinations has led many students to enroll in this course. ■Prp-Htelttral Department From all over the state, and especially from rural districts, the college hears calls for more doctors. The craze for specialization has taken so many from the ranks of the general practitioners that there are not enough left to serve the rural sections. Many of the doctors now administering to country districts are old and not familiar with the latest medical methods. Little by little as she is able, the institution has been adding depart- ments which have been deemed most necessary. Since this is only a junior college, the pre-medical work was added as a unit of the science depa rtment. Mr. C. M. Hyslop, instructor in Chemistry, is head of this department. Mr. Hyslop is a graduate of George Washington University, with B. S. and M. S. degrees. He has done post graduate work at the University of Nebraska toward his doctor ' s degree. The A. M. College is fortunate in having one so well prepared to head this department. Although this is a comparatively recent addition, the graduates of this department have already established a wonderful reputation for the school by their excellent work in other institutions. Drpartmntt of Arta anb Bmntv Although there is ;in increased demand for specialization in pro- fessions, this specialization must be built on a firm foundation of general information. To take care of this demand, schools and colleges added the Arts and Science course. The country does not want a nation of one-minded bigots, but a nation of broad-minded thinkers. If specilization is begun too early in life only one channel of thought is stressed, whereas if a store of versatile knowledge is obtained, men may develop a keener mind and a broader judgment. To quote Bacon, " Heading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy dee]); moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend. " Quite a number of students now are entering college while still quite young, and undecided as to vocation. To these, the Arts and Science Department appeals especially. They can take work in the various fields until they decide upon one for specialization. The Arts and Science Department is by far the largest in the institu- tion, including more than forty per cent of the students enrolled. »9-9 pearling 7 7) J) irpartntpttt nf pbijatral Ouratum The Physical Education Department is one of the most popular in the institution. It is doubtful which is more popular — the subject or the instructors. Mr. Schwartz, instructor in physical education for men, is one of the most familiar figures at A. M. He is football coach as well. This is Coach Schwartz ' s sixth year at A. M. Miss Myra Baldwin is instructor in physical education for girls and coach of the girls ' basket ball team. She is a native of Oklahoma and a graduate of Oklahoma State College for Women. Although this is Miss Baldwin ' s first year, she has become very popular, both as an in- structor and a coach. Sometimes it does seem rather boring to go to the Armory, get into uniform, and do those exercises, dances, and games that make up " physical ed, " but on the whole it is great sport. If the students who participate in these activities were a little older or a little more given to deep thinking, they would realize that physical education is doing more than just furnishing sport for them. It is building up strong bodies, and thence strong minds. Department of ijom? lEnmomtrs The Home Economies Department is always considered an essential part of an Agricultural and Mechanical College. Some people think that this department is only for those who, despairing of ever becoming anything intellectually, decide to become a homeniaker. This fallacy should be corrected. Home Economics has been developed until it can truly be called a science. Astronomy, physics, mathematics, all the more ancient sciences must step back and bow to this truly modern one. We have always thought- that our mothers were perfect models of housewifery, yet it has been proved that there are many phases of house- keeping that they are not so proficient in. But why should we take this course if all the training can be obtained at home? There are many new phases included under this heading that were never stressed a generation ago. Who of our grandmothers, or even our mothers, would believe it if we told them that home economics is not only sewing and cooking, but dress designing, art, and interior decorating as well? If we are going to do anything we might as well do it thoroughly, and if home economics is our choice, why not do it scientifically? Srpartnmtt of Jtnp ArtH The idea that with the growth of any institution there is a cor- responding growth in spirit is exemplified by the progress made in the development of tine arts. Perhaps there is no phase of development lhat reaps as satisfactory returns as the development of the aesthetic side of human nature. When offered such opportunities as those presented in this course, the student is indeed unfortunate who does not avail himself of them. With the addition of the organ department the curricula of the fine arts group is exceptionally well rounded. Piano, voice, violin, organ, expression, harmony, musical history, solfeggio, public school music, and choral work are offered. A musical appreciation club, known as Sigma Chi, was organized on the campus this year, as well as the traditional men ' s and women ' s glee clubs. The orchestra is an important factor in student affairs and is perhaps the best in the history of the institution. The earnestness with which the fine arts students are working shows that they realize the value of their course. Although this department is the youngest in the institution, the strides that it has made have been little short of phenomenal. This may be accounted for by the desires of the far-seeing young men and women of Arkansas who realize that they must have something to hold fast to in the future. There is no more permanent pleasure than the ability to enjoy the beautiful, and although all cannot be master artists, a course as democratic as the one offered at Arkansas A. M. has a place for everyone. Srpartntrtit of (Hammmr If you do not believe that " practice makes perfect, " ask any student of the commercial department and see what he says about it. Taking for granted that it is not true, why do they spend hour after hour pecking away at the typewriter? These students have learned through experience that perfection can be attained only by constant work and endeavor. Aided and encouraged by a sympathetic instructor they have sur- mounted many little difficulties that have come up. Miss Harriet Peterson, a native of South Dakota, and a graduate of the State College of South Dakota, is instructor in this department. Because there is always such a steady demand for competent book- keepers, stenographers, and accountants, the commercial department has grown steadily in size and influence. Many of the leaders in commer- cial work in this vicinity are glad to be numbered as old graduates of this school. Dtpartnmtt of tEttgmrrrtwj The Engineering Department was established primarily as an addi- tion to the agricultural course. Since the first two years of all engineer- ing courses are the same, it was decided to open this school to all students. Our curricula followed that of the state university so that students who have had their preliminary training here can obtain full credit for their work elsewhere. Today is the day of the engineer. Every immense undertaking that is completed owes its success to the engineer. He may be an electrical, a chemical, or a civil engineer, but his master mind is present always. Arkansas with her vast and rich resources has need of intelligent and capable engineers. Since her boys are better acquainted with her possi- bilities why not give them the first opportunity to develop them. The department is in charge of Dr. Newton H. Brown, a graduate of Cornell University, and Illinois Weselyan, a veteran in this field. Jtt th (§fltn When new students enter the college ])ossibly the first person they become acquainted with is Mr. Warr, the bursar. Everyone must go to the office, and there he is greeted by a kind, cheerful, and helpful man; not one who answers in short " yes " or " no " , but one who is always ready to give assistance, advice, or whatever it may be we desire. Mr. Warr came to the A. M. College in 191(1, as farm foreman. Having successfully filled this position for two years, he returned to St. Francis county for nine years. In 1921, Mr. Warr canve back to the college, not in the capacity in which he ser ved formerly, but as bursar of the institution. Not only are Mr. Warr ' s duties the receiving and paying of funds, but he has many and varied duties to perform. We see him chiefly keeping and auditing the books, managing the bookstore, keeping the postoffice, running the Aggie Inn, and innumerable other things which only Mr. Warr can handle. A. M. would not be the same without Mr. Warr ' s whole-hearted, " What can I do for you? " Anywhere and everywhere Mr. Warr is a friend to all. Shoffner Burge Amos Monroe Mae Love Virginia Mooring President Vice President Seer el arii-Treasurer He porter IDYL HELMS ) . M. C. A., French Club ELIZABETH JARMAN Dramatic Club, Herald Staff THEODORE HODGES Football, V. M. C. A., Dramatic Club, Yearling Staff, Orchestra CLEVELAND KOHNKE Engineering Club, Band PAT HUDDLESTON Engineering Club OTHA LAMB Dramatic Club, Basket Ball FRANK HUGHEY Captain Football Basket Ball, Baseball, Track Dramatic Club BEBA LACKEY Science Club Al ' BKEY MOORING Engineering Club CHARLES OWEN Agricultural Club Football, Basket Ball, Baseball INEZ MARSH Home Economics, Y. W. C. A. Basket Ball mae parr Y. W. C. A., Sigma Chi, Basket Ball MARIAN MACK Dramatic Club ACNES PITTMAN French Club ELDON NEWSOM Engineering Club, Y. .17. C. A. ADELAIDE ROGERS Sigma Chi, Cirls ' Quartet, Y. W. C. Editor-in-Chief Year I inn After all our trouble and our woe, We ' ve come at last to take our ] laces; We want the entire world to know We ' re seniors — look upon our faces. Our books and pens we ' ve laid aside. For every task is almost done; And now we can in i eace abide Because our race will soon be run. The sheepskin in our hands we bear; The cap rests heavily on our brow; The flowing robe we proudly wear; And smile through tear-dimmed eyes just now. We smile and yet within we grieve Because there is in every heart A deep regret that we must leave And from dear Aggie soon depart. — Emma Lou Wklborn jp2p Yearling JANE ALTMAN Dramatic Clab DELMA CAMP Demosthenian Literary Society SOLLIE BLIEDEX Dramatic (Hub, Yell Leader EE I LA CON HAD Y. W. C. A. MILDRED BRADING V. W. C. A., Sigma Chi FANNIE MAE COX French Club, Yearling Typist RAYMOND BOGAN Science Club VIRGINIA COX Home Economics Club HERMAN BOGAN Science Club HERCHAEL COUCHMAN Dramatic Club Y. M. C. A. RUBY BURNEY Dramatic Club R. L. CUD I) Dramatic Club MARY ELLIS Sigma Chi, Y. W. C. A. WENDELL ELLIS Y. M. C. A., Engineering Club LUCILLE FAULKNER MOZELLE FAULKNER JANICE FUTRELL Deinostheiiian Literarg ELBERT FOWLER Agriculture Club GUY FRENCH Agriculture Club, Y. M. C. A. BERNARD CRAY Agriculture Club LUCILLE GOALBY DIXIE GUTHRIE Agriculture Club, Y. M. C. A. JOHN HAGUE M. W. HAZEL 9 9 Yearling MONT H EC KM AN Agriculture Club JENNIE SUE HENRY Sigma Chi, Y. W. C. A., Girls ' Quartet LEEMON HOLT Agriculture Club MARGUERITE HORN Sigma Chi Club CURTIS HUBBELL Dramatic Club MAX HALL Dramatic Club HELEN HUDSON Y. W. C. A., Dramatic Club MATTHEW HEUSTESS Agriculture Club, Y. M. C. A. MARY LEE JOHNSON Demosthenian Literary Society BUEL JOHNSON Dramatic Club ROBERTUS KELLETT Demosthenian Literary Society Y. W. C. A. GORDON LAMB Dramatic Club Football, Basket Ball, Track GERTRUDE LOVE Sigma Chi, Accompanist, Y. W. C. A. MARIE NANCE Demosthenian Literary Society EDWARD MADDOX Dramatic Club, Y. M. C. A. MAURINE MADDOX Y. W. C. A., Home Economics Club AUSTIN LYTAL V. M. C. A., Engineering Club MARY JANE McDANTEL V. W. C. A., Yearling Staff GUS NASH Science Club GRAHAM PATTON Demosthenian Literari Societif Y. M. C. A. NELSON NORMAN French Club NATHAN PENTX Engineering Club Business Manager Yearling NEWELL MOCK Dramatic Club EUGENE NEWSON 1929 LETHA PHILLIPS Home Economics Club HAY PHILLIPS Engineering Club EARL ROGERS V. M. C. A., Sigma Chi Club DOMA SIMPSON Dramatic Club ELAINE SIMPSON French Club, Herald Staff ' NIXON SHIVELY French Club, Y. M. C. A., Yearling Staff ROBERT SAUNDERS Engineering Club HAROLD SCHNEE Dramatic Club JAMES SHELBY Dramatic Club PEARL SHRUM Home Economics Club HARRY SMITH Dramatic Club LEE SMITH Demostkenian Literary Society 9 9 Yearling MARY LOUISE SOWELL Sigma Chi (Hub, Yearling Staff DOLORES SPENCE French Club, Basket Ball GARNETT WALLACE Agriculture Club, Y. M. C. A TABITHA WEBB French Club L EXIT A STACK Home Economics Club. Yearling Staff Orchestra OPIE WILLIAMS MAUDINE STAMPS Demosthenian Literary Society MATTIE STEPHENS GENEVA WILLIAMS Sigma Chi Club, Y. W. C. A GAYLORD WISNER Agriculture Club MAYO TULLOS French Club ARLIEN WRIGHT French Club 1 First — Altman, Copeland Crosby, Cruse Second — Dodson, Craig, Dupwe, Eaks Third — Ferguson, Franklin, Games, Gibson Fourth— Hare, Harrison, Henderson, Henson 3f f an If aup ffirari ®Mb ©hp— tnp iMr! " Hoot " Gibson, Ihe best dressed Sophomore of 1929, is showing the newest in gentlemen ' s attire as a model for an exclusive Bond Street haberdasher in London. Willmay Ferguson, known the length, breadth, and thickness of America as 1929 Cutest Sophomore, is doing a specialty in Flo Zigfield ' s " Follies of 1935. " " Billie " Sigman, long-famed for his curly hair and good looks, draws a fabulous salary as a model for the Van Heusen Collar Company. In his press statement he says, " I owe my success to confidence I gained in myself in the Sophomore Beauty Contest. " Estelle Thompson, the most talented Sophomore, is making a concert tour of America and Europe, winning her way by her beauty as well as her ability as a pianist. Eddie Mobbs, made popular by his " winning ways, " has won the heart of an heiress to a million dollars, anil is living in luxury in the fashionable worlds of New York, Palm Beach, and Monette. " Satch " Herbert Phillips is billed as " London ' s Leading Luminary, " and draws great crowds to his theatre, which is the foremost in England, with his stories of life at Arkansas A. M. In his book, " A True Relation, " he tells in what manner he reached the pinnacle of his ambition, 1929 ' s Cutest Sophomore boy. Marguerite Eaks, always well-dressed, and carefully groomed, is living in Paris, and is showing the natives " how it is done. " Bill Wood, whose popularity at Aggie gave her a send-ofT to the Hall of Fame, succeeds the celebrated Texas Guinan as New York ' s most beloved night club hostess. Harold Winters, the best Sophomore bluffer, bluffed his way through Yale University with a percentage of 97.5. Ruth Wilkerson, elected the most beautiful girl by the Sophomores of 1929, has received offers to marry millionaires and to go on the stage, but feeling that her beauty might be an inspiration to future Aggie " Flappers, " she remained to teach Chemistry and Botany at her Alma Mater. First — Johnson, President; Tankersley, Vice President; Thompson, Secretary- Treasurer; Hogue, Reporter Second — Amick, Blackford, Brady, Carpenter, Cleveland Third — Amick, Bohbitt, Brown, Couchman, Cole Fourth — Barringer, Bone, Byars, Clements, Cole % First— Banter, Clark, Johnson, Mobley, Turman Second — Blackford, Couchman, Lamb, Turner, Williams Third — Brinkley, Dale, Lauderdale, Schaeffer, Osborne Fourth — - Byars, Falls, Louy, Shearer, Westbrooke Fifth -Cash, Hargis, Maywood, Smith, Yates Nintlf (Sraite First — Henry, Griffin, Carter Second— Adams, Burdyshaw, Cavenar, Craft, Fitts Third Adams, Buttry, Chandler, Dodson, French Fourth — Brinkley, Byars, Conrad, Echols, Griffin Fifth— Brinkley, Cantrell, Copeland, Elliott, H;iws 1929 pearling I? m 0 g £imttlj anil Etgltth (UntiteB First — Lauderdale, Hinchcliff, Graham, Hague Second — Applegate, Ensign, Hague, Nance, Turner Third- -Blalock, Earnhart, Johnson, Snyder, Tidwell Fourth — Brading, Huskey, Mathes, Snyder. Turner Elementary limatan nf ©raining § rhnnl With the rapid growth of the Training Department il became necessary to ;i ld to the junior high school the first six grades of elemen- tary work. This division was established in 1927, opening in early September, and closing with the first summer session of 1928. During the first year a number of pupils were added in these six grades. The 1928 session found not only an increase in enrollment, but also several additions to the faculty and new attractive courses. These courses include art for all grades, piano, violin, expression classes, and physical training Only a limited number of pupils is accepted in each grade, thereby assuring the pupil individual attention as well as the best training in the special subjects. It is the purpose of Mrs. 1). T. Rogers, principal of the Training School, to build up the best school in the state for the development of boys and girls, as well as providing a place for the training of teachers. Honk Qlltm A8ttmtt?s 929 Yearling Ralph White Editor-in-Chief Marseils Burns Associate Editor Elizabeth Jarman Circulation Manager Catherine Hudson Alumni Editor Vivien Agee Feature Editor Ottoleine Detrick Exchange Editor Gaylord Wisner Athletic Editor Monra Cathey, Elaine Simpson, Taylor Lindsey, Otha Lamb, Mary Emily Armstrong, Jennie Sue Henry . . Reporters ■ Agrtrulturr CClub OFFICERS FIRST SEMESTER Burnis White President Charles Dupwe Vice President Fred McDonal Secretary-Treasurer Amos Monroe Reporter SECOND SEMESTER Burnis White President Matthew Heustess Vice President Guy French Secretary-Treasurer James Puckett Reporter Mr. Holland Sponsor MEMBERS Copeland, Thomas Heustess, Matthew Couchman, Carl Holt, Leemon Cruse, Neal Johnson, Bert Darr, Lelon Monroe, Amos Day, Kepmit Owen, Charles Dupwe, Charles Payne, Mace Dupwe, Floyd Ross, Ed Fowler, Elrert Tankersley, J. E. French, Guy Tyre, Block Gray, Bernard Wallace, Garnett Guthrie, Dixie White, Burnis Heckman, Mont Wood, Jennings Wood, Luch in i?29 Yearling Printer GlUth Shoffner Burge President Monra Cathkv Vice President Herman Bogan Secretary-Treasurer Mr. Kelly Sponsor MEMBERS Bogan, Raymond Gathey, Monra Bogan, Herman Lackey, Reba Burge, Shoffner Nash, Gus Robb, Eunice OFFICERS FIRST SEMESTER Foster Clarke President Graham Patton Vice President Marie Nance Secretary-Treasurer SECOND SEMESTER Robert Rose President Kathryn Henry Vice President Delma Camp Secretary-Treasurer Mr. Jeweli Sponsor Camp, Delma Clarke, Foster Eaks, Marguerite Ferguson, Willmay Henry, Kathryn Johnson, Mary Lee MEMBERS Stamps, Maudine Kellett, Robertus McFadden, Lola Nance, Marie Patton, Graham Rains, Nina Smith, Lee 1929 pearling iSmxxt lErnnnmtrB (ttlub Lenita Stack President Margaret Derrick Vice President Daisy Wood Secretary-Treasurer Mae Love Reporter Misses Hall and Newman Sponsors MEMBERS Ashburn, Dora Lee Louy, Buby Altman, Ione Marsh. Inez Amick, Florence Maddox, Maurine Brady, Margaret McClurg, Opal B yaks, Frances Rose, Zeira Borbitt, Ruth Baines. Alantha Lou Cleveland, Vidia BlCKMAN, CHELLIE Carpenter, Susie Stack. Mary Cox, Virginia Speirer, Mary Dudley, Lavenia Stack, Lenita Davis, Delia Shrum, Pearl Detrick, Ottoleine Thompson, Muriel Derrick, Margaret Teague, Madelyn Gregory, Helen Warr, Earnestine Hudson, Catherine Wood, Willie Hare. Don ice Wilkerson, Ruth Jones, Wilma Futreee, Janice Love, Mae Simpson, Lorez lEngmpmng (Slab Pat Huddleston Nathan Penix Eldon Newsom Harold Winters Mr. Ellis President Vice P resident Sec re tar ( -Treasurer Reporter Sponsor MEMBERS Ellis, Wendell Garnes, Howard Huddleston, Pat Kohnke, Cleveland Lytal, Austin Mooring, Aubrey Math ias, Williams Mat thews, William Newsom, Eldon Phillips, Ray Penix, Nathan Saunders, Robert Ward, Hollis Winters, Ha hold Williams, Walter 1929 Yearling (! tgma (Chi iKitatr (Club Adelaide Rogers Gertrude Love Mildred Volentine Jennie Sue Henry Mhs. Brotherton Blackford, Lillian Brading, Mildred Cosby, Louise Ellis, Mary Hopkins, Anderson Horn, Marguerite Henry, .Jennie Sue Johnson, Marion Love, Gertrude MEMBERS I ' reside n I Vice President Secretary-Treasurer Reporter Sponsor mcauliffe, demetril Parr. Mae Rogers, Adelaide Rogers, Earl Sowell, Mary Louise Thompson. Estelle Volentine, Mildred Wilkins, Vestal Williams, Geneva ffltxiB (Bin (Mub ewel dodson Thomas Copeland Edmond Gibson Mr. Fletcher President Vice President Secretary-Treasurer Sponsor MEMBERS Barringer, Alton Copeland, Thomas Davenport, Bay dodson, e vel Dupwe, Floyd Gibson, Edmond Hopkins, Anderson Sigman, William Tatum, Earl Wood, JENNINGS mxmx b (Clubs Willie Wood Opal McCluhg Wilma Jones Mh. Fletcher President Vice President Secretary-Treasurer Sponsor MEMBERS Blackford, Lillian Byars, Frances Cosry, Louise Copeland, Opal Jones, Wilma McClurg, Opal Montelle, Louise Bains. Alantha Lou Teague, Madelvn Wade, Lorena WlLKEHSON, BUTH Wood, Willie GIRLS ' QUABTET: Henry, Jennie Sue Agee, Vivien Burns, Marseils Rogers, Adklaide 1929 Yearling CO ©rrhratra The A. M. College orchestra has always had the reputation of being a very popular organization on the campus. This year the orchestra has far surpassed other years not only in the number of members hut in the quality of the work produced. Under the efficient direction of Miss Eleanor Current, violin instruct- or, the orchestra has shown very marked improvement. The instruments are more evenly balanced and the effect of all parts shows the training of a capable director. Miss Current came to A. M. in 1927 as violin instructor, and since that time has gained widespread popularity as solo artist and instructor. Since taking over the orchestra in 1928, her reputation as conductor takes no second place to the other attributes for which she is so popular. We all like to have the orchestra play for us, and are proud to have them play for our visitors on all occasions. 9 9 Yearling " A " (Ulitb Frank Hughey President Fred McDonal V; ' c President Otha Lamb Secretary-Treasurer All students who are awarded letters by the college are eligible to become members of the " A " (dub. This honor is possibly the most coveted of any in the school — to say that one is a member of the " A " Club. The members of the " A " Club met and decided on the following Aggie Code of sportsmanship: 1. Consider all athletic opponents as guests, and treat them as such. 2. Accept all decisions of officials without protest. 3. Never hiss or boo a player or official. 4. Never utter abusive or irritating remaiks from the side lines. 5. Applaud opponents for good plays and good sportsmanship. 6. Never rattle an opposing player. 7. Seek to win by fair means only. 8. Love sport for the game ' s sake and not for what a victory may bring. 9. Apply the golden rule. 1(1. Win without boasting and lose without excuses. Hfflrmbfra BURNETT. JOHN Football, Baseball BLIEDEX, SOLLIE Yell Leader, 1928-29 BYRD, OSCAR Baseball COTHEHX. BILL Football FERGUSON, JAMES Football GIBSON, TRUMAXN Yell Leader, 1927-28 HUGHE Y, FRANK Football, BasketBall, Baseball, Track HODGES, THEODORE Football HEARD, TIBBS Football HEXSOX, CLIXGMAX Football LAMB, GORDON Football, Basket Ball LAMB, OTHA Basket Ball McDOXAL, FBED Football, Basket Ball, Baseball MATHIAS, WILLIAM Baseball MILLER, ED Baseball OWENS, CHARLES Football, ' Basket Ball. Baseball OLDHAM, ORVAL Football PEXIX, NATE Baseball PUCKETT, JAMES Football SIGMAX, WILLIAM Baseball SANDERSON, MARVIN Football TYRE, BLOCK Football WARD, HOLLIS Football yOOD, DAISY Basket Ball WOOD, WILLIE Basket Ball WILLIAMS, WALTER Baseball WINTERS, HANSEL Basket Ball, Baseball iramattr (Club Otha Lamr President Theodore Hodges Vice President Marian Mack Secretary-Treasurer Frank Hughey Reporter Miss Elliott Sponsor MEMBERS Amick, Charles Armstrong, Mary Emily Agee, Vivien Altman, Jane Burney, Ruby Blieden, Sollie Bucy, Pauline Burns, Marseils Craig, Ruth couchman, herchael Ccdd, R. L. Elkod, Helen Elders, Byron Franklin, Ruth Gibson, Truman Hughes, Irene Hogue, Benton Holcomb, Bera Hubbell, Curtis Hudson, Helen Johnson, Buel Jarman, Elizabeth Lilly, Dorothy Nell Lamb, Gordon Maddox, Edward Miller, Vera Nksbitt, Mary Jane Parker, Hortense Simpson, Doma Schnee, Harold Smith, Harry Simpson, Lorez Shelry, James S i i man, William Sitzmann, Ruth White, Balph Yopp, Bernice Ralph White President Block Tyre Vice President Austin Lytal Secretary Taylor Lindsey Treasurer Dr. Brown G ISA HAM PATTON Reporter Sponsor For the past two years the students of the A. M. College in the V. M. ( ' ,. A., Y. W. C. A., and Girls ' Reserve, have worked together in creating religious activities on the campus. To this end vesper services are held each Sunday evening immediately after the dinner hour. The program is in charge of one of these organizations each time, alternating between the town and dormitory pupils. This arrangement provides training for all students on the campus as well as religious instruction, which is so essential during college life. The Christian organizations on the campus owe much to Dr. Brown who is so faithful in his efforts to these Vesper services. First Burge, Couchman, Ellis, French Second Games, Guthrie, Henderson, Heust-ess, Hodges, Holt Third — Hogue, Huddleston, Lindsey, Lytal, Maddox, Monroe Fourth — Newsom, Patton, Rogers, Ross, Shivley, Tankersley Fifth Tyre, Wallace, Ward, Williams, White, Winters 1929 Yearling 1- m. (E. a. Marseils Burns President Mary Ellis Vice President Mae Pari . Secretary Virginia Mooring Reporter Miss Livengood Sponsor MEMBERS Ashburn, Doha Lee Brading, Mildred Burns, Marseils Conrad, Lelia Davis, Delia Detrick , Ottoleine Ellis, Mary Franklin, Buth Hkinis, Id . l Hudson, Helen Henry, Jennie Sue Kellett, Robertus Johnson, Marian- Love, Gertrude Maddox, Maurine Mooring, Virginia Marsh, Inez McDaniel, Mary Jane Nesbit, Mary Jane Pari-., Mae Rogers, Adelaide Thompson, Estelle Williams. Geneva Wade, Lorena Chandler, Willester iHilttarg Init of A. Sc M. (Eollpgr Through the efforts of the military authorities of Arkansas, assisted materially by Senator Caraway, the 206th Coast Artillery Anti-Aircraft was secured for Arkansas. The 2 (it h Coast Artillery comprises sixteen units. It was not difficult to select the name 206, since 205 was the last regiment selected by the Militia Bureau. The four Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges of Arkansas made a strenous effort to secure a battery of the proposed regiment. A survey of the student bodies of the institutions showed that they contained sufficient number of men that would meet the physical qualifications. Accordingly then, on October 19, 1923, Col. H. L. McAlister, Major S. B. Scott, and Major Edward Woodford made the trip to JonesborO and organized the military unit at A. M. College. There were fifty-nine enlisted men and two officers recognized as such on this date. This unit was known as Battery C, 141st Artillery Anti-Aircraft. On the first day of December 1923, it was re-designated as Battery C, 206th Coast Artillery Anti-craft. This re-designation became necessary because the appropriations of the War Department were so stipulated that the expendi- ture had to be made for National Guard Coast Artillery units. The minimum maintenance strength of this unit is sixty men and three officers. The maximum maintenance strength is seventy-six men and three officers. The battery has maintained its maximum maintenance strength since a short time after it was Federal ly recognized. The battery makes a two weeks annual encampment at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, each summer. At this encampment, the personnel of this organization is given practical experience in basic and advance training to include anti-aircraft target practice with the 75mm. guns. The annual payroll of this organization amounts to approximately $6,000 to $8,000, thus enabling all the men of the organization an oppor- tunity of defraying a portion of their school expenditures. The pay depends upon the rank of the soldier. In 1925, General Assembly passed a bill providing state owned Armories. This bill provided an annual appropriation of $45,000 to be •expended for this purpose. $15,000 was the maximum amount alloted in the bill to any single town for the purpose of building an Armory. These allotments were made to those units of the Arkansas National Guard where there was some assurance that the battery located there would be continued, .lonesboro was fortunate in securing $15,000 of the first appropriation, and with an additional $75,000 provided by the A. M. College Trustees, built the $90,000 Armory. This Armory was completed in the fall of 1926. The gymnasium has a capacity large enough to seat 6,500 people. 9 9 tari n Perhaps the best received entertainment of the first semester was that presented on December the fourteenth, under the title of " Stunt Night. " Dr. Brown announced the stunts, giving a brief introduction to each. The first, a musical story, was told by Vivien Agee, with the assistance of a novelty orchestra composed of (dee (dub members. The French Club next presented their interpretation of a " Serious Surgical Slip. " Arlien Wright, Tabitha Webb, and Taylor Lindsey all conspired to make Nixon Shivley uncomfortable during the sketch. ShotFner Burge took advantage of his opportunity to display his lack of artistic ability, and to bombard Ewell Dodson with wise cracks, in the Science Club stunt. Next the Y. W. C. A. members presented a most original and enter- taining dramatization of " Lochinvar, " with Buth Franklin in the title role, Adelaide Bogers as the blushing bride, and other members of the organization in the lesser roles. All were well-cast, and played their parts smoothly. As a second part of the Y. W. act, Virginia Mooring, in the role of Doctor Quack, conducted a sale of patent medicines. In her demonstrations she was assisted by members of the audience, and secured results little short of miraculous. The final number was a bathing beauty contest, conducted by the Y. M. C. A. The entries, introduced by Pat Huddleston in a characteristic way, were: Bobert Saunders, Hollis Ward, Wendell Ellis, " Fat " Henson, Dixie Guthrie, Ewell Dodson, Bernard Gray, Gaylord Wisner, and the winner, Theodore Hodges. Jackie Hague presented a specialty while the judges were making their decision. It was both appropriate and final: " Time to Retire. " 1929 Y car «g The Y. M. C. A. reception hall was the scene of the annual " Student Mixer " on August 24, 1928. The whole faculty and student body were in attendance, wearing their tags of identification. As this was the first formal opening of the reception hall for the semester, the new students conducted a tour of investigation and got acquainted with the hall as well as with the students and faculty. Miss Baldwin, director of physical education for women, introduced a new game to the group entitled, " You ' re It. " When Mr. Kays got into the game, affairs took another turn. He said. " You ' re all it, " and then told some very interesting facts about the history and the progress of the school. The contrast between the status of the school when founded and the present one were ably contrasted by the stories that he told. Mrs. Brotherton, Miss Current, and Mr. Fletcher were then presented, and made their initial appearance to the new student group. Their ensemble number was very well received, and was ably followed by humorous readings, given by Miss Hartzell. One of the most interesting features of the evening was the drawing for the prizes, two large, juicy watermelons. Mr. Buddy Kays drew two identification tags from a box, and the winners were presented with their trophies. None were disappointed, however, for soon little cards were circulated, bearing the name of some famous characters. Thus partners were found, and then all ate. Captain Eldridge and his soldiers had charge of the watermelons, strange as it may seem, and all got their share. A number of the students seemed to have gone back to their childhood days, when " stolen melons seemed the sweetest, " for they disappeared with astounding rapidity. Punch was served throughout the evening by members of the home economics department, and helped to make the August night seem less sultry. The whole affair was enjoyable and helped to bring the group closer together. Both faculty and students reached the same conclusion in at least one respect — " We all had a good time! " 192B (Hommrttmtmtt Program SUNDAY, APRIL 29 3:45 i). m. Sacred Concert 8:00 ]). m. Baccalaureate Services Sermon by Rev. A. W. Reaves MONDAY, APRIL 30 1 :00 p. m. Judging for Ellis Medals 8:00 [). m. Annual Fine Arts Recital TUESDAY, MAY 1 1 :00 p. m. Live Stock Show 2:30 p. in. Girls ' Physical Education Drill 7:00 p. in. Home Economics Reception WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 2:30 i). m. Announcement of Awards 7:30 p. m. Alumini Banquet THURSDAY. MAY 3 10:00 a. m. Commencement Exercises (Eflmmnunttrnt Bttxtt Agricultural nnh iHfrliautral (Eullrnr THURSDAY, MAY 3, 1928 10:00 a. m. — College Auditorium Joncsboro, Arkansas PROGRAM Processional Invocation Piano Solo — Scherzo Orchestra Rev. Rudolph Schuster Mendelssohn Mildred Volentine Address Vocal Solo — Spring Comes Laughing Dr. J. 0. Creager Carew Mrs. O. G. Remley Awarding Diplomas Recessional Hon. R. YVhitaker Orchestra rling (3bf JUtunts Srtp Mr. Kays planned a very interesting educational trip for some of the students at A. M. College. One girl and one boy from each college class, editors of the Yearling and the Herald, the band, cheer leaders, three representatives from the football team, the football captain and manager, Mr. and Mrs. Kays and Buddy, Coach Schwartz, and Mr. Hague. Leaving Jonesboro early Friday morning they arrived in Decatur, Illinois, about 7:00 p. m., where the night was spent. The journey was resumed the next morning and at 10:15 a. m., October 19, they arrived on the Illinois campus. Here, a tour was made of the buildings and grounds. About twenty buildings were inspected, including the armory, gymnasium, labora- tories, electrical buildings, law buildings, etc. The University of Illinois is the largest of its kind. The campus covers many hundred acres, and one could spend a day visiting its buildings. At noon, lunch was eaten, and afterwards, the Arkansans walked to the stadium where the contest between Indiana and Illinois was wit- nessed. The Aggie students, due to the management of Mr. Kays, had very fine seats in the center of the field. The stadium is an enormous one. There were 35,000 present, and it did not look half filled. It is needless to say that the game, as well as the other entertainment which accompanied it was enjoyed. The Illinois 350 piece band gave a wonderful exhibition, as did the the smaller, but peppier Indiana organization. The yell leaders were a treat in themselves, and a great amount of pep was displayed by the rooters. The game was a thrilling one from start to finish. Illinois, the Alma Mater of our presi- dent, Mr. Kays, was the winner by a 13 to 7 score. After the game, the A. M. students piled in the cars and drove to Decatur for supper, thence to Vandalia to spend the second night. The next morning, which was Sunday, saw them again on their way, and at 7:00 p. m. they arrived home, tired, hut happy. The entire troup owes to Mr. Kays, who made possible the trip, a great debt of gratitude. 1929 pearling Whew ag ie went to illinoi look $am Coacli Schwartz Manager Barge Veil deader mnrfcn Captain Hughe] Jontball jFarls Aggie ended a very successful season. Hard luck, injuries, adverse weather conditions, the schedule and most everything that could happen to a football team turned our way. Out of seven games, live were played away from home. Next season there will he six games played at home, (loach Schwartz should have the best season of his career. There will he a large group of letter men from which he can build his team. He will lose the valuable services of Captain Hughey, McDonal, Burnett, and Byrd, hut we hope he can find men to uphold these stars. This season has a record of three wins, one tie, and three lost. The schedule for the 1929 season is as follows: September 28 — Mountain Home College Here October — Tennessee Junior University There October 12— Bethel College There October 19— Little Bock College There October 2(5 — Magnolia Aggies Here November 2 — West Tennessee Teachers Here November 11 — Cape Girardeau Teachers Here November 28 — Arkansas College Here McDonal Owen Puckett Burnett Aggie 52 — Mountain Home The Gorillas opened the 1928 season by scoring a touchdown in just two minutes of play. McDonal carried the ball over. The intense heat slowed up the play of both teams, but enough was seen to make every one sure of a successful season. Captain Hughey and McDonal were in mid- season form. They carried the ball over for five touchdowns. Coach Schwartz tried out many new men. The line performed creditably with a lot of the men getting their first experience in college football. The gang backfield featuring Tyre, Spikes, Heard, and Sanderson performed nicely. Slitters, the big fullback for Mountain Home, gave the Gorillas and fans plenty of thrills. Aggie 20 — Lambuth 6 For three quarters the breaks, the weather, and everything kept the Gorillas and Lambuth about even. Then with seven minutes to go, Aggie hit her stride. Hughey, McDonal, Burnett, and Ferguson slipped through the Lambuth line which the Gorillas had charged open. A switch to the aerial attack brought results. Owen gathered in a long pass over the goal line for the second touchdown. Johnson supported by Clark was the Lambuth team, and a good one at that. Hodges Ward Byrd Tj re Magnolia 22 — Aggie The Gorillas went to Magnolia and lost a hard fought game. MeDonal was left at home because of illness. The breaks just went against the Gorillas. The score does not indicate the real comparative strength of the two teams. Magnolia had a mighty nice team with the hardest line we hit this season. Hughey. Ferguson, and Burnett played good games in the backfield. Henson, Oldham and Cothern were the best in the line. Greer and Polk went best for Magnolia. Aggie 14 — West Tennessee Teachers 19 A real game of football that lady luck gave the Teachers was played in mid-season. Aggie played the Teachers off their feet in three periods. A few lucky passes cost the game. Gaptain Hughey played his greatest game for Aggie. A fifty-live yard return of a punt in the closing minutes was his feature. MeDonal played a splendid game until forced out because of injury. Tyre put up a mighty nice game of ball. In the line everyone was good. Headdon, Johnson, and Jones were the Teachers ' stars. Hoard Spikes Ferguson Olllllil Ml Aggie 6 — Arkansas College 6 The bottom fell out of the dope bucket when Aggie held the powerful Arkansas College eleven to a six-six tie. The playing of the Aggie line was featured. Once it held for four downs on the six-inch line. Sander- son played his best game of football. Hughey took the lead in the back- field; he scored the touchdown on a reverse end run. Spikes played a sensational game until forced out because of injuries. Burnett played his steady, consistent ganje. Heard and Tyre performed nicely. Fiser, assisted by Schlater and Patterson was about the whole show for the Panthers. Injuries probably cost Aggie this game, for McDonal, Hodges, and Ferguson were on the bench because of injuries. Aggie — Cape Girareau 12 The element turned against the Gorillas. The field was a sea of mud and water; and after the first down, the referee did not keep one from another. The Teachers were better mudders. Aggie ' s fast, speedy backs could not get going. The aerial attack brought us into scoring distance several times, but was stopped before the line was crossed. Every man working, the try ' s got into the game. Harris was the main drive for the Teachers. Sanderson ( III lllTH Henson La mli Aggie 6 — Little Rock College Thanksgiving and Homecoming was the occasion when the Gorillas closed the season with a brilliant victory over the Little Hock Eagles. Playing without the services of Captain Hughey the entire Aggie team played with a zeal and determination that was not to be denied. A muddy field handicapped both teams. McDonal scored the touchdown on a " bootleg " late in the last half. McDonal, playing his last game, played one of his best in his long cover at Aggie. Burnett, at quarter, turned in a wonderful performance in his last appearance. Hodges, called back from the line to do the punting, performed nobly — one punt covering eighty yards and pulled Aggie out of a bad hole. Spikes, Sanderson, Ferguson, and Tyre all did their share toward the victory. Henson played his best game of the year. Time after time he broke through to smear Little Hock plays. The entire Aggie line charged and held, as the occasion demanded, and the last game of the year closed successfully. Oldham, Lamb, Cothern, Owens, Puckett, Byrd, Ward, and Hodges all played the greatest game of the year. " Bookie " Walsh, Kelly, and Heslin were the outstanding men of the Little Hock College. 1929 pearling § rrnnii 3feam iFnntball Coach Schwartz had in readiness during the 1928 season his " Fight- ing Seconds. " Although the second team had no games and no set schedule for play, they were always ready and there when the coach should call on them for service. It was in the first game of the season, with Mountain Home College, that the seconds were called into play for college football. When the victory became inevitable with the visitors, Coach Schwartz tried out his reserve men. All players performed nicely and show signs of real foot- ball men for future use. On the second team were Herman and Raymond Bogan, Martin Burns, Opie Williams, Pat Richardson, Pat Huddleston, Eddie Mobbs, J. E. Tanklersley, .lames Shelby, and Ralph Stephens. Most of these men will be back in 1929 to can y on the good name of the college in athletics. Coacli Gonnerman M cDonal Mimii ' tt La mil The most successful season ever experienced at Aggie, except the time of winning the state championship, was brought to a victorious close, February 22 and 23 by two impressive victories over the fast Will Mayfield team. With only three letter men to form the foundation of the team. Coach Gonnerman developed a team that took second place in the con- ference and ranked in the state ratings. There was a feeling of co-opera- tion anil teamwork among the members of the squad that went far towards the success of the Gorillas. The record of games played with college teams was thirteen won and five lost. Only four games were played on the northern trip and three of these were turned into Aggie victories. The best record a team ever made on this annual trip is now held by the 1929 Gorillas. In the conference live games were won and three lost. In the eighteen games Aggie scored 528 points to their opponents ' 497. Fred McDonal, guard and captain, playing his third and last year on the team, turned in his best season. He was an excellent guard in all respects. His floor work and passing were far above par, and was always a dangerous shot especially in a tight place. He performed his duties as captain in a creditable manner using good judgment, and keep- ing a steady cool head in all places and times. Johnnie Burnett, forward, played his second year on the team. He is one of the best forwards that ever wore an Aggie uniform. He was a Duke s;i iiderson Rankin stc4 ens fast, clever man on the floor and a wonderful shot. It is believed he holds the state record for points, his total for eighteen college sanies being 2(53 points, or over 14 1-2 points per game. He had no special shot, all being the same to him. Gordon Lamb, guard, played more time than any other man on the squad. He was one of the best defensive men in the state, especially his back board work featured his play. He also carried his part of the offense. He played the center position in a creditable manner in the early part of the season. We predict him to be the best guard in the state next season. Ray Stevens, center, hit his stride about mid-season. He was a sensation from then on until the close of the season. He was in the thick of every scrap, and could be counted on for his share of the points. Melvin Duke, forward, was a clever floor man and a good shot. He titted into his position and carried his part of the burden of both defense and offense above par. Nate Penix, forward, was a great help to the team, When he got right business picked up. He was one of the best floor men and passes mi the squad, besides being a very accurate shot. Marvin Sanderson, guard, better known as " Soak, " could always be depended on to do his part of the guarding.. He could also handle the ball well, and was a good shot. No doubt he will be set for a great year next season. Quentin Rankin, guard, was always there to do his part when he entered the game. Rankin will develop into an extra good guard by next season and will fill a varsity position in the most approved style. In a review of the season, Aggie opened the season with a win over West Tennessee Teachers ' . The team left on the northern trip for the next games, losing to Southern Illinois Normal, and winning over Sparks College, ;ind two from Will Mayfield College. The conference schedule opened with two wins over the classy Monticello Aggies at the Armory. Following this the West Tennessee Teachers ' gained their revenge at Memphis. Arkansas College met defeat at Aggie in the first game of their series. On the trip down-state the State Teachers ' defeated the Gorillas two games, and Aggie split two with Magnolia. Arkansas Tech was defeated in two close games at the Armory to end the conference schedule. Arkansas College was outclassed on the return game at Batesville. The season closed with two victories over the Will Mayfield aggregation. SCORES Aggie — 23 Aggie - 27 Aggie 34 Aggie _ _ 11 Aggne - 29 Aggie 31 Aggie .. 37 Aggie - 33 Aggie 28 Aggie 27 Aggie _ 22 Aggie 23 Aggie 30 Aggie _ 26 Aggie , 37 Aggie .. 34 Aggie 25 Aggie 27 Aggie 39 Aggie 25 Sloan-Hendrix :.— 34 Olson ' s Swedes ..— 39 West Tennessee Teachers ' .. ... 23 Southern Illinois Normal .... 33 Sparks College ... 27 Will Mayfield 29 Will Mayfield 19 Monticello 25 Monticello . 18 Arkansas College 17 Wesl Tennessee Teachers 50 State Teachers ' .1 46 State Teachers ' 58 Magnolia 41 Magnolia 21 Arkansas Tech 19 Arkansas Tech . 24 Arkansas College 14 Will .Mayfield .. 20 Will Mayfield 13 Aggie 529 Oppon ents 570 Bnanb Sram Soys laskrt lall The second team under Coach Schwartz held up their part of great basket ball season of 1929. They played six games, winning five out of the six. Bono was the only team to win out a victory over the lighting seconds. Victories were scored over Monette High School, Junior High School, and Noble Nordics of Aggie. The men on the squad were: Oldham, Winters, Mathias, Rogers, Lamb. Puckett, Spikes, Stephens. Thomas. RECORD Aggie Aggie Aggie Aggie Aggie Aggie 12 21 36 17 16 2X Bono Noble Nordics Noble Nordics Monette - Monette Junior Hiidi 34 19 8 15 14 8 Aggie 130 Opponents 98 I (Eoarh Satfumn Miss Myra Baldwin, director of physical education for women, came to the A. M. College in 1928. Miss Baldwin graduated from Oklahoma College for Wo- men ;it Chickasha, Oklahoma, in 1!!2 S, with a Bachelor of Science degree with major in physical education. While in Oklahoma State Col- lege for Women. Miss Baldwin was a very versatile athlete. She participated in almost every phase of athletics, including soc- cer, baseball, basket ball, track, hockey, tennis , archery, rifling, and tumbling. Not only has she participated in these activities, but in them she has excelled. For the state of Oklahoma, she has set the record in shot put and in baseball throw. For the college she has set records in basket ball throw and in discus. These records reflect her versa- tility as an athlete. Although this is Miss Baldwin ' s first year at coaching, she has trained a very successful basket ball team for A. M. College. One advantage which Miss Baldwin has is in the fact that she so recently participated herself that she sees and under- stands the difficulties which her players have. To the end of making a winning team, she has worked long and strenuously. It is needless to say that this year with Miss Baldwin as instructor in physical education that it is one of the most popula • and beneficial courses on the entire campus. Lamb Woo i Davij (Stria Saskrt lall The girls ' basket b;ill team under Miss Myra Baldwin had a very successful season. With only two letter women back a great team was developed, that reached the heights when they held the strong West Tennessee Teachers ' sextette to a sixteen to fourteen score. The Teach- ers are considered as one of the best teams in the South. The complete record for the season was five won and four lost, a good showing. The winning of three out of four games from Lambuth marked a great success for the team. Miss Lamb, captain and jumping center, always played a steady, consistent game, and displayed leadership and co-operation which was always to be depended on to get the best from the team at all times. Miss Mae Parr, running center played good hall all season. She featured in clever floor work and fast accurate passing. She seemed to be everywhere at once. Miss Daisy Woods, forward, was one of the best to every play on the Aggie varsity. A wonderful shot, a clever passer, and a cool head all combined to make her one of the most valuable members of the team. Miss Helen Webb, forward, played her first year on the varsity this year. She was a great help to the team. She was fast and had a good eye for the basket. As for her co-operation with the other forwards, she was splendid. »9 9 pearling Parr Wood Webb Miss Willie Woods, veteran guard, could always be depended on to play a great game. She was always in the thick of the battle, and usually came out with the ball. Miss Delia Davis, guard, was a fast clever player, whom the oppos- ing forward had trouble in scoring on. Her team work was exceptionally good. Miss fteba Holcomb, guard, a consistent player, always delivered the goods. She played a cool, steady game which is necessary for a winning team. Miss Dolores Spence, utility, a versatile player, went when most needed. She filled a forward ' s position nicely, and played a brilliant game at running center. Miss Inez Marsh, utility, played her first college basket ball this year at Aggie. She played either jumping center or guard. In either posi- tion she would turn in a creditable performance. In a review of the season: Bono defeated the varsity by 19 to 17. The varsity had only been out a few days. At Lambuth the varsity divided a couple of well played games. At Memphis, the Teachers won by a large score. Aggie defeated Lambuth two games at the Armory featur- ing the all-round playing of the team. The Teachers won their second game by the close score of 16 to 14. The varsity played their greatest game of the year in this conflict. Shawnee High School was defeated 23 to 22 in a thriller that kept everybody in suspense until the whistle. Bono forfeited their last game. rrmtfi Sram (Birla Saakrl Stall To the seconds of any team much credit is due. They get the hard knocks and little glory, but without them the varsity would not be. The Aggie seconds only played one game, defeating Xettleton High School in a one-sided victory of 40 to 1. The members of the second team will have the experience to add in their bid tor the varsity next season. We predict a varsity position for those that are here and go out for the team. The members of the second team were Beatrice Games, Heba Holcomb, Imogene Mooring, Ernestine Warr, Agnes Pittman. Irene Mc- Fadden, Grace Lauderdale and Jewell Turner. 92p Yearling 3lmttnr iiujh g djnnl Sram The Junior High School team completed a very successful season with a record of six wins and three defeats. The team amassed a total of 215 points to their opponents ' 104. Lamb was individual high point man with 1 1 2 points. Lamb and Richardson as forwards, with Meredith at center, com- posed a fast breaking trio that bore the brunt of the offense. They were ably supported by Byars and Griffin as guards. Capable substitutes were available for every position. The squad was composed of Lamb, Byars, Meredith, Griffin, Richardson, Smith, Bobbins, Kaffka, Schaeffer, Murphy and Byars. RECORD Junior High 13 .Junior High 2(5 Junior High 25 Junior High 21) Junior High 8 Junior High 10 Junior High 67 Junior High 31 Junior High 14 Brookland 17 Nettleton 6 Nettleton 8 Noble Nordics (5 Aggie Second 28 Senior High 20 Philadelphia . 2 Brookland — 8 Pleasant Valley 10 Junior High 214 Opponents 104 9 9 Yearling k Ms -M V AGGIES V Alter a most auspicious start with three straight victories, something went wrong. It was on its last trip last spring when it hit its stride again. The hard- est schedule ever played by an Aggie baseball team was played out. It included games with Ouachita, the state champions, Milliken, the state champions of Illi- nois, and the strong team of Southwestern University if Memphis. Out of nineteen games played eight were won and eleven lost. The line-up presented: Captain " Lefty " (loss in right Held; McDonal divid- ing his time between center field and second base; Greenwood playing center when Freddie was in at second; Miller in the left Held; Thomas playing first base position and taking turn on the mound occa- sionally; Penix filling the first base position when Rudy was on the mound; Uughey at short part time and catching part time; Winters playing short, second or third as the occasion demanded; and Byrd alternating between third base and catching. Owens was the ace of the pitching staff; his record for the season was six won and four lost. The games lost were due to lack of support and timely hitting. Charlie has the prospect for one of the greatest pitchers in Arka nsas. We predict a future in baseball for him. Sigman, Burge, Snyder, Mathias, and Williams comprised the rest of the pitching staff. Miller and Byrd were the leading hitters for the season. Goss, McDonal, Hughey, Thomas, Byrd, Mller, and Owens were the brightest stars of the season. The team lost only four men, and the prospects for a winning team in 1929 are very bright. The baseball season opened with West Tennessee Teachers of Memphis, Aggie winning Hi to 3, and 6 to 5. The feature of the game was the hitting of Miller, (loss, and McDonal, and pitching of Owens. The next series of games was played with Ouachita College, Arka- delphia, Ouachita winning both games after hard struggles. Arkansas College of Batesville, was the next foe of the A. M. club. Each club took a game, thence a split. Both the games were hard-fought, with close scores. Our old rivals from the north, .lames Milliken University. Decatur, won two games from A. M. The club from the Illinois college won the state championship for their state last season. 19 9 pearling Sigman Huriiett Phillips Southwestern University, of Memphis, were the next foes. Aggie came out of the games with the small end of the score. The Monette All-Stars were the next opponents of the college club. This game was without doubt the best game of the season. Aggie won, 2 to 1. The pitching of Owens and the hitting of Byrd were the features of the game. After the college session had closed in early May, the baseball club made the annual trip, going into Tennessee, to play West Tennessee Teach- ers and Southwestern University, both of Memphi s. A. M. split with each of these teams. The feature of the trip was the hitting of Byrd, and the pitching of Owens and Burge. Bad weather was the worst feature of the year, each game being held down by high winds or rain. sss.-; Winter M :il Inn s U illia tns ; reenw odd Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg Agg laspball 1328 e 4 e . 16 e 6 e 4 e 3 e 4 e 2 e _ 2 e 1 e 8 e 5 e 4 e „ 7 e 4 e 2 e 7 e e 1 e 6 e ._ 87 Lake City 3 West Tennessee Teachers 1 West Tennessee Teachers 5 Ouachita fi Ouachita 5 Arkansas College 9 Arkansas College 1 Milliken University fO Milliken University 11 Weiner 1 Southwestern University .... (5 Southwestern University f Arkansas College 9 Arkansas College 12 Monette 1 West Tennessee Teachers 5 West Tennessee Teachers 2 Southwestern University 8 Southwestern University 3 Opponents ' _ 103 1 ! 1929 Yearling Shrank Sfiujljeu v M . MfMto HM| - «4C Frank Hughey is Aggie ' s only four letter man of recent years. Hughey is one of the most versatile that ever attended the Jonesboro Aggie. As a foot- ball player he is one of the greatest in the state. He is a triple thrust man, and even more than that, he drop kicks with deadly ac- curacy. He was captain of the 1928 Gorillas. In basket ball he plays forward, rating last year on the all-conference team. In track he does about everything to be done. In both field and dash events, he is above par. On the baseball diamond, Frank plays short stop part of the time and catches when occasion demands. As for his hitting, his showing last season was exception- ally good. It may be of special in- terest to the friends of Hughey to know that he HmjPf! holds the record of the the United States for the ;est place-kick, with forty-seven yards rennessee Teachers. The olace-kick team to be victors over the Tennessee football season of 1927 and 1928, for the Ion to his credit against the old rivals, West made by Hughey enabled the A. M. College team by a score of 9 to 6. Besides being the most versatile athlete on the A. M. campus for the past number of years, Frank has won his way into the hearts of the A. M. student body by his winning personality. 1929 pearling (Erark C. H. Rogers of Clemson had charge of the 1928 track team. Hard luck pursued the squad all year. Meet after meet was cancelled, until only one was held. The team made a very creditable showing at Jackson, Tennessee, against the strong Union University. Hughey was the individual star of the day, making most of Aggie ' s points. The men that made up the team were: Pierce, Hughey, Love, Samse, Byars, Tyre, Mooring, Hodges, and Kohonke. Srark rnsufrta fur 1929 The track at .lonesboro Aggie is being made one of the best in the country. Track is to come into its own, as one of the major sports at Aggie. Plans are being made for the future. Invitation meets, district meets, and college meets will all be run off on this track. Never before has the prospect for a winning team been so bright in the Aggie camp. A number of high school stars have entered, to strengthen the team of last year. Of last year ' s team most of the men are hack, and Vowells and Lamb of .lonesboro High, Lamb of Marked Tree, Bogan of Paragould, Shelby of Parkin, and others will be out to do their part in making a winning team for the Gorillas track squad. Several meets are being arranged. This year will mark the entrance of a sport at Aggie that has been neglected. With the co-operation of the student body the track team will be one to be proud of. iHap Coup . Moat Popular (girl iautrs urluy Wtlm ICautb most Popular loij Most (Uollrutat? (girl Harutn auorrson . Hloat (Eollraiatr $oy Katura Jlurkrtt iFrro iMonal IBr-st Hoostrr Irat Athlctr i?es£ AM ' Round Girl . Best All ' Round Boy ... Prettiest Girl _ Most Handsome Boy... Cutest Girl Most A wkward Boy ... Neatest Girl Laziest Boy Quietest Student .. Biggest Bluffer Best Natured Student Wittiest Student MAE PARR JOHN BURNETT RUTH WILKERSON CLOYD SPIKES VIVIEN AGEE EWEL DO D SON RUTH FRANKLIN JOHN HAGUE IDYL HE IN IS WALTER FAUST LENITA STACK PAT HUDDLESTON 1929 192B-1929 WM 4- V. Meormt AUGUST 15. College registration begins. " Who am I? " " Who was I? " " Where am I from? " " Did you ever hear of as many questionnaires? " 10. College intelligence tests. Mr. Whitsitt is settling the fate of all those who want snap courses. 17. Class work begins. " Such teachers! Such lessons! I wish 1 were back in high school! " 21). High School registration. " Here comes that high school crowd. Did you ever hear of such a green hunch? " 21. Classese begin in earnest. All those faculty members seem to cling to the expression, " Use the library. " Why can ' t they be more original? 17. 2S. Call for all able-bodied men to come out for football. The annual college " Get Ac- quainted " party is held in the reception hall. Everyone en- joys the watermelons! SEPTEMBER Mr. Merritt and Miss Hartzell are the new members of the Fine Arts Department that are presented to the students at the annual faculty recital. The societies hold election of officers. Miss Pearl Davis and Mr. Whitaker in a special chapel tell us some interesting things about Aggie. The high school " Student Mixer " is most successful. The first college vesper service is held in the college chapel. After spirited electioneering, class officers are elected. " Don ' t vote for him. This is not a football game? Practice teaching begins in the Model school. Poor pupils! Poor teachers! The Gorillas snow under the Mountain Home Yellow Jackets by a score of 52 to 0. Frank and Freddie show up well. PRACTICE TEACHING OCTOBER The Armory is the scene of a real battle! All the soldiers and others have their first typhoid shot. 22. " Heat .Magnolia " signs appear on the Sophomores. The fight is on! 23. Miss Hall and Taylor Lindsey are not in classes. Why? The mumps, of course. 24. The F. M. exposition is in full swing in the Armorv. 20. The Gorillas are downed by the Magnolia Mule Riders by the score of 22 lo 0. NOVEMBER The Home Economics and Agri- cultural Clubs hold a party in the Armory. The ninth grade hold a rival party in the reception hall. A good time? Yes! 5. The Sophomores give a class party. Enough ice cream sandwiches for once. Ruth Franklin and the re- nowned " Hoot " Gibson win prizes. 7. Miss Emma returns to the Hill after a brief stay at St. Bernard ' s Hospi- tal. Everyone is glad to see her. 12. Those gcod Gorillas win the second game of the season from Lambuth College by a score of 21) to C . Who says that our men can ' t play foot- ball? 10. Mr. Fletcher, with his able assistant. Mr. Schwartz, teaches new songs at a pep meeting in the Armory. 17. The Chevrolet bus and the Stude- baker leave for the Illinois Home- coming Day game, followed by the good wishes of those left behind. 20. Miss Sharpe and Miss Livengood en- tertain with a Hallowe ' en rook party at Rarnhart Hall. Dormitory life lias its joy, after all! 3. The West Tennessee Teachers ' take our Gorillas down another peg. The score: 19 (o 14. 5-0-7. Aggie has some good-looking people! Everyone is dressed to have t heir pictures made. The effect is marvelous ! Glee CU N;ght 9. Aggie and Arkansas College can ' t seem to settle their differences. They play a 6 to 6 tie at Batesville. 1(5. The (dee Clubs make the first of a series of trips to nearby towns. Philadelphia receives them well. 17. The Cape Girardeau Teachers out- mudded the Gorillas to win by a score of 12 to 0. 2(1. The College Juniors give a program in chapel. " Ah, that Guy French can make a saxophone talk. " 29. The Gorillas again victorious! The Little Rock College Eagles are de- feated at the onslaught of the Goril- las. A large homecoming crowd witnessed the game after the feast in the " V " dining hall. VIRGINIA v ooRINe DECEMBER 4. Student recital in the chapel is well received. 7. SIoan-Hendrix sends a fast aggrega- tion down to show up the Gorillas lack of practice. The score — let ' s not mention it! Kl. And the feathers fly and fly! " Who hit me? Well, I ' ll get you next! " 14. Stunt Night is well received. The Y. W. C. A. stunt, which was ad- judged the best, is only one of a number of good ones. f rti Issue of the ■ . 15. Olsen ' s Swedes show us what bas- ket ball is. Aggie girls also suffer defeat at the hands of Bono. 19 Oh, these exams! Why did I go to that show instead of cramming this chemistry? It won ' t happen again, believe me! 21. Home again, and may Santa Clans and Mr. Jewell be kind to Aggie freshmen! Them ' s my sentiments exactly. 31. What did you get for Christmas ' ? What ' d you make on English? 22. JANUARY Mrs. McGinley, the now organ in- structor is introduced in chapel. Miss Peterson is also welcomed to the first chapel exercise of the new semester, as are a number of new students. The Gorillas take a game from West Tennessee Teachers ' at the Armory. Even the " flu " does not cut the at- tendance to any marked extent. Mr. Schwartz and the Gorillas leave for a tour of the north, and have on their schedule games with S. I. U. at Carbondale, and Will Mayfield College at Marble Hill, Missouri. Monticello and Arkansas College made their bow to Aggie on the Aggie floor, and all interest is now centered on the Who ' s Who contest. Mae Love is elected most popular girl, and .lames Shelby most popular boy. 29. Otha Lamb and Soak Sanderson are chosen the most collegiate girl and boy at Aggie. Soak must be col- legiate — he ran without opposition! FEBRUAHV 1. The Aggie girls defeat Lambuth here in a fast game. The girls seem io get more real support than the Go- rillas. 2. Another win from Lambuth makes it two in a row! 4. The Gorillas leave for games with A. T. C. at Conway, and with the Aggies at Monticello. NO FIRE AT ALL- 4ust §otrV to mess hall Ace Puckett defeats Mae Purr. Pug Winters, and Theo Hodges for the title of best booster. Ace is one of the real student leaders in every phase of compus life. The Aggie girls lose to the West Ten- nessee Teachers ' in a peppy, hard- fought contest. The boosters were never more enthusiastic, but the ac- curacy of the Teachers ' gave them a three-point win. The Aggie students have a new ex- perience! School on Saturday, so the legislative tour can get a line-up on the school, the student body, and the needs of both. It is worth the effort to hear the talks made in the special chapel. 11. Free! Free! General Who ' s Who in chapel is free of charge! Sollie Blie- den tries to vote twice, it ' s such a bargain ! 12. Ewell Dodson sakes a speech in the dining hall at lunch time entitled. " How I Came To Be Elected Aggie ' s Most Awkward Boy. " His remarks were timely and well received. 15. The Aggie girls play Shawnee and the boys play Bussellville Tech on the home court. Both are victor- ious. 1( . — Don ' t shout too soon — I ' ll be back next year— So that ' s all! 19 9 Yearling FOUND IN BARNHART HALL Small Hoy: " How do you account for your football prowess? " Frank Hughey: " Well, from the day I was born it was just bawl, bawl, bawl. Statute of Liberty (as aeroplane runs into it, its propellor whirring) " Stop tickling me! " He was an engineering student and left blue-prints on her neck. sir Miss Slaughter (to Freshman applicant at library) : " Xanre, »» F. A.: " Cox, ma ' am. " Miss Slaughter: " Your first name, please? " F. A. (blushing): " Are ye that interested? " For a number of year A. M. College has been fortunate in having Mr. John L. Hague as chief engineer. His duties have included not only those that the title indicates, hut also those of bus driver on long trips of football and basket ball teams and of start ' photographer. He may be seen at almost any hour of the day on the campus, walking from one source of trouble to another with a monkey wrench in his hand. Radiators, drinking fountains, water meters, and white way come under his surveilance. Much of the smoothness with which the work of thr institution goes on is due to his part in taking care of the physical plant. In addition to bis work as engineer Mr, Hague gives much of his time to the cultivation of flowers and vegetables. For the last few years his chief work has been with bulbous plants. In the spring his tulips are a feast for the eye; later in the season florists make use of his beautiful gladioli. In late summer his mammoth dahlias provoke the admiration of all. His influence as a gardner is not confined to Jonesboro, however. The following excerp from the Arkansas Gazette will afford some idea of bis pro- minence : " J. L. Hague of the faculty of the State A. M. College at Jonesboro, recently received notification from F. C. Hornberger of Hamburg, New York, that a gladiolus spike from Mr. Hague ' s plantings in 1928 was the finest of more than 10,0(1(1 compet- ing spikes of gladioli blooms. " Mr. Hague has been growing gladioli for three or four years and lias specialized in the production of plants with an unusual number of exceptionally delicate tints and colors. " Mi. Hague had more than 10,000 bulbs of 100 different varieties in his plots in 1928. More than 10.000 spikes were shown at the Hartford (Conn.) show, and the variety from which the spikes was selected won the championship cup for the best three spikes in the show for any variety. The same variety won again in Boston and in 1928 in the California gladioli show at Los Angeles. " Mr. Hyslop : " Harold Schnee, what have you done in the laboratory ihis afternoon? Harold: " Nothing. " Mr. Hyslop : " All right, Raymond Vowels, what have you been doing? " Raymond: " Helping Harold. " ShofFner Burge: " If there are any dumbbells in the room, please stand up. " After a slight pause one of the pupils stood up. ShofFner: " Why, do you consider yourself a dumbbell? " Pupil: " Well, not exactly, teacher, but I hated to see you standing all alone. " Miss Livengood: " We ' ll begin the French Revolution to- morrow. All come prepared. " Teacher: " Name a great universal time saver. " Vivien Agee : " Love at first sight. " Motor Cop (to Foster Clark): " So you saw the accident? What was the number of the car that knocked the mad down? " Foster: " I ' m afraid I ' ve forgotten it; but I remember noticing that if it w ere multiplied by fifty, the cubic root of the product would be equal to the sum of the digits reversed. " Miss Tubb: " Will you please run up the window blind? " Melvin Duke: " Well, I ' m not much of an athlete, but I ' ll ti y it once. " A BEAUTIFUL VIEW OF THE " Y ' IN THE MOO ouo sunhEl ilMt Mosc: " Whar you goin ' Rastus? " Rastus: " I ' se lookin ' for work. " Muse: Clar to goodness, Ah ' s glad to heah Mandy ' s up and around again. Small boy: " What is " College bred, " pap? " Pop (with son in college) : " They make college bred, my boy, from the Hour of youth and dough of old age. " Kind Old Gentleman: " What do you call those two kittens, Johnny? " Small Roy: " I call ' em Tom and Harry. " K. (). G.: " Why don ' t you name them Cook and Peary after ihe great explorers? " S. R. : " Aw, g ' wan, Mister; these ain ' t polecats. " A modern girl remembers her first kiss about as long as she remembers her first husband. Cop: " How did this accident happen? " Motorist: " Hie — 1 saw two bridges — hie — anil ran over the wrong one. Her: " Will you be my companionate husband? " He: " Well, if you ' ll let me have enough companions. " Wise: " I see they are going to have umbrellas made square. " Otherwise: " What for? " Wise: ' " Cause they ' re not safe to leave ' round. " She: " Do you really like me? " He: " I think a house and lot of you. " " Er — Mr. Wisner, are you chewing gum in my class? " Xaw, this ain ' t gum; it ' s terbaccer. " " Oh, I beg yo ur pardon. " A common saying: I ' ve lived, I ' ve loved. I ' m satisfied. " The College Version: " I ' ve lived, I ' ve loved. " College Professor: " I ' ll not go on with the lecture until the room settles down. " The Nimble One: " Better go home and sleep it off, old man. " " Let ' s run over a few things together. " said the automobile instructor to his pupil. " FLORIDA LIMMERICK I met an old chap in Miami Whose hands were cold, flabby and clami We shook hands one day. And it felt like, — well, say. Did you ever wring out a ehami? Dit you ever hear about the Scotchman who stood and snapped his lingers on the Fourth of July? I ' ve had the grip, the pip, the gout. Lump jaw, lock jaw and phlebitis, But never suffered like I do With backseat it ri veritis. The girl who thinks no man is good enough for her may be rigid, but she is more often left. The girl: " How much do you love me ' ? The hoy: " Terribly mush. " Passer-by: " What do you see in Yonder lake that makes you look so puzzled? " Puzzled man: " Nothing much. My wife is out there drown- ing and I sort of thought I ought to save her. " Anybody who demands a tooth for a tooth will never get any satisfaction out of grandpa. Disgusted Diner: " You can ' t expect me to eat this stuff. Call the manager. " Waiter: " It ' s no use; he won ' t eat it either. " 1929 pearling She: " Just fancy Jim ' s refusing to marry you. Didn ' t you tell him of your rich widowed aunt? " Her : " Yes. " She: " And didn ' t that make any difference? " Her: " Oh! yes he ' s my new uncle. " He: " Joe is taking agriculture. " She: " What for? " He: " He wants to know how to sow his wild oats when he goes to Europe next summer. Many a man loses his balance when his wife goes shoping. " What does the professor of Greek get? " " Oh, about $3,000 a year. " " And the football coach? " " Oh, ahout si 2,000 a year. " " Quite a difference? " " Well, did you ever hear 40,000 people cheering a Greek recitation? " Prof.: " Do you swear? " Frosh : " No, sir. " " Drink? " " No, sir. " " Smoke, gamble or tell dirty jokes? " " No, sir. " " Say. I ' d like for you to meet my daughter " No, sir; I don ' t neck either. " Hoot: ' Bill ' s smoking Robinson Crusoe cigarettes now. ' Dopie: " What brand is that? " Hoot: " Cast aways. " Curtis: " Many I have the last dance with you? " She: " You ' ve just had it. " Fly-speck: " My uncle ' s an inventor. He took a patent out 01 a bath tub — thought it was something new. " Block: " What a unique town, Parkin is. " Tater: " Unique? " Block: " Yes, taken from the Latin, unus meaning one and equus meaning horse. Mack: " Gosh, my roommate sure has vanity. He stands for hours in front of the mirror admiring his good looks. Burnis: " That ain ' t vanity; that ' s imagination. " " I guess I ' ve lost another pupil, " said the professor as his glass eye rolled down the sink. " One way to keep your wife at home — Nail her to the floor. Lipstick and fly paper, they ' re much alike; they catch the careless creatures that pause to investigate. He held the gun to his head, a look of anxiety, eagerness, and fear crossing his face. He grew tense and gradually, grad- ually applied pressure to the trigger. At last a deafening detona- tion, a resounding crash, and the timekeeper sat down to watch the Big Game kick-off. Opie: (passing plumber ' s shop and reading sign): " Cast Iron Sinks. " Anybody would know that. No one has ever complained of a parachute not opening. Nine chances out of ten the fellow who says wifie can ' t make biscuits like mother used to make doesn ' t make the rolls like father used to make. Mr. Mock: " How is that you failed in every subject at school? 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ARKANSAS PHONE 566 JEST HE ' P YO ' SELF Piggly Wiggly HOME OF THE FAMOUS DOWNYFLAKE DOUGHNUTS SINCE 1895 EAGLE CLOTHING HOUSE Largest Men ' s Clothing House in Northeast Arkansas KUPPENHEIMER CLOTHES, DOBBS HATS AND CAPS FLORSHEIM SHOES, LEARBURY COLLEGE CLOTHES JONESBORO. ARKANSAS H. T. PURYEAR DICK ALTMAN Bamctt Chevrolet Company Z. T. MATTHEWS SON DEPARTMENT STORE " JONESBORO ' S BEST STORE " 138-242 MAIN STREET Barton Lumber Company WHEN YOU FAIL TO CONSIDER QUALITY YOU BUY DISAPPOINTMENT " STRAND THEATRE N. E. ARKANSAS ' FIHST SOUND EQUIPPED THEATRE TALKING PICTURES PALACE THEATRE HIGHEST CLASS SILENT PICTURES LIBERTY THEATRE " THE POPULAR THEATRE " LEADING THEATRES IN ALL NORTH ARKANSAS ZVz TONS o£ Year Books for Arkansas Schools Two and one-half tons of moving, lasting remembrances and remarkable achievement forever recorded on the printed pages of Arkansas College and High School annuals, now on the presses of the Russell- ville Printing Company. The orders for these books were placed by practical young economists, who realize that Arkansas institutions are on a par with foreign competitors, and who, by their faith and far-sightedness have benefited their publications and added materially to the State ' s growth in the Graphic Arts. Surely here is an example of young men and women possessing the faith their fathers are seeking. W WE OFFER GOOD WORKMANSHIP AND W REASONABLE PRICES ON ANYTHING. m FROM THE SIMPLEST LEAFLET TO THE M Mm MOST COMPLICATED COLOR PRINTING. RUSSELL VILLE PRINTING CO. RUSSELLVILLE, ARK. OUR SERVIC L The greatest service that it is possible for a distributor of food products to render the public is to sell merchandise of such quality as contains the MAXIMUM FOOD VALUE for the price invested. Hurt WHOLESALE ONLY JONESBORO ARKANSAS BANK OF NETTLETON NETTLETON, ARKANSAS " THE BANK OF FRIENDLY SERVICE " 4 PER CENT ON TIME DEPOSITS Wholesome, Delicious, Healthful Midwest Dairy Products PURITY ICE CREAM Phone 103 Nutritious State College, Ark., Dee. 15, 1928. Editor " Yearling, " State College. Arkansas Dear Miss Rogers — Inasmuch as I feel that my prominence should not be exploited just to help the sale of the year book, I must request that you keep my picture out of the feature section of the " Yearling. " I am sorry to disappoint you this way, but I do not want to have my picture so publicly displayed. Modestly yours, PAT Hl ' DDLESTON. Jonesboro, Ark., Dec. 29, 1928. Mr. E. E. Whitsitt. State College, Arkansas. My dear Mr. Whitsitt — Mayhaps it is of little consequence to your worthy self, but my sensibilities were greatly disturbed, and perhaps T might proceed so far as to state that my ire was aroused on the receipt of the compendium of my scholastic record for the preceding semester. It is entirely probable tbat some error was perpetrated in the compiling of the records, but my statement shows that I received " 3 " in French, a subject that I pursued with greatest endeavor and enthusiasm. Please rectify this mistake as soon as it is possible, for such a blot on mv scutcheon must be speedily eradicated. Comprehensively yours, JOSEPH FOSTER CLARK. ”
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