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THE DONKEYPEN did they get that big ash tray? " ; the Freshman election was contested because it smelled like dead fish ; and the Gents hap- pened to beat the Aggies by one point. OCTOBER 20 — The columns were officially christened with paint and brush; the col- umns were officially unchristened with soap and water; Oscar Baily was elected Freshman Class President; an ill timed Stu- dent Opinion letter chapped Jimmy Serra; a nd the Fair opened. OCTOBER 26 — T. C. U. took charge of the Gents; Hotz Harton threw the baton up and actually caught it; and the governor considered makin it a state holiday. Ghost writer does famous " non entity " letter. NOVEMBER 8 — Taylor was elected Home-com- ing Queen ; Serra became President of the Senior Class; Hooper wiggled in as Presi- dent of the Juniors; and the T. K. N.s had a triumphant procession. Edna Earle real- ized that she was a big shot and proceeded to tell the campus about it. NOVEMBER 16 — Homecomers came home; Baylor tore the Gents limb from limb; Old Grads tore their scanty locks at the horri- ble sight; Shaw scratched his fuzzy scalp and wondered how he slipped up in his choice of an opponent; and Ina Ray Hutton selected the beauties. Parker reported she won. DECEMBER 17 — The Constitutional Committee met and exchanged guarded complements; Kollege Kapers capered in Waskom to open the season; K. A.s swamped Lambdas in the Water Bowl game and refused an offer to meet Army; Tooke was elected Chairman of the Interfraternity Council; and the de- baters started getting their lungs in train- ing. DECEMBER 25 — MERRY CHRISTMAS. JANUARY 17 — Hugh Stephens outbellowed his competitors to win She State Oratorical Contest; K. A. ' s copped the Frat Gridiron Championship; the Gents won the first basketball contest of the season from Lou- isiana College; and Kollege Kapers left to inflict themselves on the innocents of sur- rounding territory. FEBRUARY 1 — The Students were asked Their opinion of the Donkey Pen ; every- one was " af eared " to talk; the " student body leaders " gave stereotyped, moth- eaten opinions and eacb took credit for originating them; two Freshman girls wrote a May Fete and the Conglomerate became the Collegiate Press ' best customer; the Debating team challenged Pittsburgh to ar- gue or wrestle with them; and Bob Decker got another chance to play " Tarzan on the Basketball Court. " FEBRUARY 14 — Doctor French spoke in Chapel; the Sponsor Contest started; War- ren Graves flunked Math.; Peroxide Helen Rosenblath looked confidently around for a good picture to put on the sponsor page; Edna Earle pasted a grin on her face and started looking for voters; both got their pictures in the paper; and Haywood sold all the ads and collected all the votes. MARCH 7 — Haywood won the sponsor contest; Edna Earle ' s grin went sour; Rosenblath hid her head in shame; Billy Eatmen bought a new pipe; Billy Eatman smoked a new pipe; Billy Eatman got sick on a new pipe; Billy Eatman discarded a new pipe. MARCH 15 — Betty Lane Grigsby succeeded Gatti as President of the Alpha Xi ' s; friends extended sympathy; the Gents almost smeared a group of Oklahoma boxers off the map; and the Chess Club started chess- ing. Continued on Page 191. Continued on Page 191 [ 181 ]
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THE DONKEYPEN Donkeypen Almanack l935-:t» Anno Domini ffeESHMJVN tO t ftfUftft Now let Centenary ' s paean swell And fill the breeze (see if we care), U ith the school term gone to — well And classrooms are of the students bare. A year has passed and gone its way With joy and glory in the air. The scholars came and went astray And got into all of our hair. We laughed at you through all the year It ' s funny so we ' re laughing still You thought you fooled your teachers dear. Our laughter rings from hill to hill. You ' ve been so many kinds of fools As through all your pranks you ran. In the hands of Fate so many tools Oh, Sally, please pass your fan. 1 1 this is verse, it is the worst Thai ever fell from ink and pen. But your jokes were lousey first So take your medicine like men! SEPTEMBER 18 — Registration began; Fresh- men football players parted company with their hair; the first chapel speaker blared at length; Texas and other surrounding states had a wind storm; C. A. Tooke started slapping backs in preparation for Rush Week; and classes started. SEPTEMBER 27— " Big Boy " Fraser a n d " Tiny " Nelson were chosen to manager the band; " Kike " Morgan began lording it over the Freshman footballers; Elizabeth Sum- mers vented her spleen by writing the year ' s first Reptile; the Maroon Jackets were presented in chapel; and Centenary ' s Gents clawed the Louisiana College Wild- cats in a 21-0 season opener. OCTOBER 4 — Jane Grey was chosen to edit the Conglomerate; the Zetas got out their hatchets and started looking for heads in which to bury them ; Helen Finke was elected Band Sweetheart; Rush Week ended and tired sisters gasped; and it rained. OCTOBER 11 — Sibley tried to bellow a tennis club into being by sheer lung power; Fresh- man I. Q.s were given; all the wood in town was sacrificed to the God of Football at a big pep meeting; and Ed Tillery got a hair cut. Three barbers fainted. OCTOBER 18 — Bill Harris was elected Presi- dent of the Sophomores; the cornerstone was set up and a Freshie asked, " Where I ICO ]
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THE DONKEYPEN Feeble Foibles
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