Brackenridge High School - La Retama Yearbook (San Antonio, TX)

 - Class of 1942

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F .Zim e Ziqfzlfi fad aniian l. Lanier Assembly: Where Book Week was celebrated with "Information Please." 2. Texas Day Assembly: A patriotic pageant entitled "Periods of Progress." 3. Texas Day Assembly: Celebrated Texas lndependence day and the fall of the Alamo. 4. Christmas Assembly: Betty Ruth Williams told the story of "The Poinsettia." Tradition, inspiration, aspiration, and innovation play a great role in the dramatic events of Bracken- ridge High School. Tradition set the stage for "The Purple Parade," that snappy show of three one-act plays which always starts off our dramatic season with a bang. "The Professor Boarsu opened the show, in which the actors were Albert Allee, Iacquelyn Alford, Violet Russell, Anne Hugmann, and Peggy lane Carver. A lively little comedy entitled "Cleaned and Pressed" starred our Brackenridge High School Henry Aldrich, Alphonse Huffaker. Other actors in the cast were Edith Frazer, Paul Graham, Doris Fehrmann, Gloria Maye Pugh, and Ioy Allen. Q The third play-"Star Struck" gave a glimpse of Hollywood and the dizzy way it lives. The actors were Mary Louise Simmons, Betty Belle Iohnson, Lou Sue Cornibe, Dorothy Mosely, Mary Ruth Askin, Frances Lear, lane Baker, lessie Harper and Evelyn Catan. Yes, "The Purple Parade" was a bang in more ways than one. Miss Dickey, our director, was accident- ally knocked down on the stage at the matinee, and suffered a broken hip. "The show must go on," so Miss Dickey came back to the night performance and saw the show through. After a three months' stay in the Santa Bosa Hospital, Miss Dickey came back on February 2. The spring term teemed with all types of shows. Two matinee performances were given by the Dramatics I classes. The following actors, who were contesting for the lntrarnural Silver UB" did a fine piece of work: Frances Bailey, Mary Etta Campbell, Charlene DeViney, Mary lane Elley, Betty Io Elms, lack Fraser, Robert Geisler, Page 116

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7fze ' ' 'Wefialaecf " .f ,- -...X.-, Debate-the "offgivence" of hot air-the essence of personality-the ruination of all peace and har- mony in Brackenridge. Thus fulfilling the definition of debate, the over-enthusiastic radicals of the debate class began another successful C?l year of philosophical cogitations Cwise thinking'?D. Seriously speaking, however, the debaters worked hard under their very able coach, Miss Betty Ieanne Dobbins, and learned that all their work was not in vain. The debate teams participated in some eight intra-state tournaments during the fall and spring seasons. These were the Austin lnstitute, Taylor, Austin, Baylor University, Yoakum, Houston, Alamo Heights, and San Marcos tournaments. Carolyn Strum, Mary Faith Taylor, Volney Ellis, and lsrael Babinowitz debated in all the finals in these tournaments. Eight teams entered the Yoakum tournament, of which five got in the finals. Five teams entered the Alamo Heights tournament, of which two were in the finals. The girls' "A" team, Carolyn Strum and Mary Faith Taylor, were victorious in the Alamo Heights tourna- ment, which rewarded them with a cup. The San Marcos tournament was the last one attended. Sixteen debaters entered and received exceptionally good ratings. Those who participated with a superior rating were lsrael Babinowitz and Mary Faith Taylor. Those who rated excellent were Volney Ellis, Carolyn Strurn, Logan Smiley, Fay Crawford, Carroll Hawkins, and Donald Berkebile. The debaters cover- ed nearly 2,000 miles, with the boys' and girls' "A" teams Winning over 80 '70 of their debates. Congratulations are in order to those debaters who did so well during their first year of debate. The class is proud to announce that such students as Annabelle Sullivan, Colleen Benson, Imogene Tampke, Max Brunneman, Ed- ward Foy, Delores Halsell, H. P. Butler, , Bobby Snipes, Bob Stapleton, and Alton Grimm make up the group. The class regretted to lose Mary lane Elley, Billy Gerhardt, and Dell Davis at mid-term. The debaters are a self-reliant group who earn the money they spend on debate trips. Through the very success- ful annual "Dancing Meter Prom," the students raised approximately Sl00.00 which has paid their expenses on trips. lf you are eager to reach new heights join the most individual group in Brackenridge-the debaters. -Volney Ellis and Mary Faith Taylor. This was an easy pose, debaters are always full of hot air. They almost float.-"Thats pretty good chicken, eh Volney?-Caroline and Mary Faith after winning the champion- ship at the Alamo Heights Tournament. Notice that "Championship grin." - Tournament bound. Was it Austin, Taylor, Yoakurn, or another of the eight? - Logan-our con- tortionistl - Debate Squad. lst Row: Ellis, Rabinowitz, Strum, Taylor, Qrnd.o.r.fi, Halsell. 2nd Row: Hawkins, Butler, Benson, Sullivan, Davis, Gerhardt. 3rd Row: Smiley, Grimm, Foy, Brunnemann, Tampke, Stapleton, Berkebile. Page 115



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4 Behind me fwzzrffl l. Texas Day Assembly: Kenneth Iackson as Dr. l. Q. conducts a quiz program on Texas History. Miss McCallum's Texas History class produced the quiz program. 2. , Purple Parade: Warren Lustre as "Uncle Sam" sang "Any Bonds Today." The tableau' represents 'the War-torn countries of Europe. 3. The Senior play class rehearses "Once and for All." 4. Christmas Assembly: The Manger Scene. A Patricia'Gerfers, Iackie Mae Graef, Lucille Hildebrandt, Margaret Ann Hill, Bobby Sue Iackson, Bernard Kalensher, Ieannette Lovell, lean Krueger, Betty Lou Noll, Rell Scott, Eugene Small, Alfred Sosa, Bay Thom- son, and Geraldine Went. From Period lll Were: lane Bell, Wilmetta Butler, Etta Louise Brand, limmy Edenburn, Etta Glyn Gilpin, Margaret Bose Holekamp, Nona Hutchins, Kenneth Iackson, Boyd Kaplan, Dorothy Lee Mather, Cecil Puryear, Marilyn Rubottom, E'lane Yantis, Addie Lee Liedecke, and Shirley Plowman. The Senior Play, "Once and For All," Was an innovation for Brackenridge. An elaborate stage set de- picting a dead-end street in a large city furnished the background for a good play, Hundreds of B. H. S. students have taken part in our colorful assemblies of 1941-1942. Constitution Day, September l8, inspired the Dramatics classes with ideas for a Constitution Day As- sembly. Tableaus depicting the Four Freedoms, then the "Pledge to the Flag," and "The Americans Creed" all stirred our hearts with a deeper love for our great land. The Lanier's Book Week Assembly took the formf. of "Information Please," whetting the intelligence of the audience with questions concerning good books. 'L A Thanksgiving Assembly and a beautiful Christmas program followed the traditions of Brackenridge. Brackenridge Thespians produced an elaborate pageant celebrating March 2. "Periods of Progress" re- viewed the highlights of Texas history. Page 117

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