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Page 155 text:
" And McCain, McCain had a technique which left them gasping. She ' d sneak in a couple of dazzling grins and then push a check-book into his face. " A momentary gleam comes in his eye and for a second a flash of a younger fire came into his aged-dimmed eyes. " Then came the day of closing. Ah, it was a beautiful sight. There was the Chi O ' s smirking in advance and the Zetas in full array gaily bedecked in vivid war-paint and rouge, then came the Alpha Z ' s. They strode up to the office with three of them struggling ' neath the weight of the money bags. The next day the campus rang with the cries of the wounded — terrible cries of ' Robbery! Crooked! They Cheated! ' Yes, Son, those were the good old days. "
Page 154 text:
Presenting the 1937 Yoncopin Sponsor... " Many ' s the fair lass who fell on that battle field, " mourns Ye Old Scribe in fond recollection. " Many ' s the brave bosom that was laid bare to the foe. In those early days of the Sponsor Contest great was the valor of the three foes who laid low the poor merchants of the town and who fleeced the suckers of the campus until the whites of their eyes plead in agony. They were the inventors of the flying wedge which was foolproof for a five-buck ad and if managed properly for a ten or twelve. " The old grey head bows and a palsied hand sweeps away a frutive tear. He goes on husky-voiced, " Yes, indeed, it was beautiful to see Charlie Osborne steal a march on the Chi O ' s for about twenty-five dollars worth of tickets. To glimpse Joy Clark wheedling four-fifty from a moon-sick Freshman made a man glad to be alive — and a Sophomore. J LAJ .t " Doc " George opens the Sponsor Contest with a pep talk . . . Last year ' s win- ner, Haywood, gives this year ' s Zeta candidate a lew pointers . . . Now comes the final tabulation oi votes . . . And the winner, McCain. • Page 150 •
Page 156 text:
Presenting the 1937 Sports Festival Queen S. ' CORING the ancient and decrepit " for she shall be queen of the May " idea, the W.A.A. girls exer- cised such ingenuity and originality as they possessed to present a unique program on May 3, on the campus, and succeeded. Their concentrated efforts took the form of a Sports Festival, with every type of women ' s athletics at Centenary represented differently and indifferently. Of course, they couldn ' t dispense with the queen idea entirely, so Ernestine McCain was elected by the usual combine to the exalted position of ruler over all the little athletes. Members of her court, consisted of ten Cente- nary belles and one each from Dodd and Marshall, were selected by a faculty committee and hung around trying to look attractively athletic and not accomplishing much. Just a group ot the May Court . . . last year, oi course . . . Here are all the flowers representing " The Dance of the Flowers " . . . Last year ' s queen, Laura Belle Parker, and attendants. • Page 152 •
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