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Listen to the Nightingale ! Ho! the ugly head of the nightingale of the barnyard now rears itself and causes no end of evil thoughts to burst forth in great magnitude. There is much currying of the brain as those petty events that have riled the Staff during the year are remembered, and the whip-popper is renewed to cause deep wounds. A spade is placed firmly in hand and work is be- gun to heap caloused remarks upon the loved ones of the Campus. These lily white hands now become soiled and gone is the unblemished record that has been so fondly kept. So glad that the coming year will not be graced with our presence because re- venge will be planned. Bring forth the roll and let us go down the represent- ations of our gentle classmates picking out those that need be reminded that their stay here has but been noticed by the rank and file — some pitied, some envied, some despised, but still have left their mark in the Hall of Disregard. Here and there a name that caused irk to the rest mattering not that they think that only a sweet fragrance lies in their wake as the walks are graced with their footprints. Big Shots, small shots, and the sundry elements are paraded before us in pantomine. Here and there a deed once done is remembered and a big spade full goes sailing to land ca-plump. First off there is the President of the student body, Jimmy Patterson, who in 1937 entered Centenary being snatched right out from the athletic big-wigs of Louisiana Tech in whose town the yokel boy made good on the grid- iron, period. Then there is Martha Shepherd who always smiles and looks so sweet. Chosen for a couple of honorary jobs that carried no significance, she leaves school with tales to tell her grand-chil- dren that only grandchildren would listen to. Martha O ' Neal gadded about for some 36 months with never a brilliant thought under her blond hair. Just the simple and sweet type that boys try to find, but when found are just found. Then there is Olga Thibodeaux, the cutest little thing that one ever did see, who found out that being a litle fish in a big pool wasn ' t near so nice as being a big fish in a little pool, thus returning to Centenary after attend- ing a couple of classes at L.S.U. Next in line is that well traveled young man, Lamar (Toddle House) Bain who changed his major more times than he changed his shirt. His impeachable character made him a fit leader for a group that backed the Zeta Tau Alpha ' s regardless of the consequences. A bray over from Homer way tells us that Paulyn Gill is a worthy deserver of the honor of appearing herein. Paulyn rides, it seems as did Dorothy Courtney, but Dorothy got married. HOWEVER LUCY BETTIS IMAGINED A MARRIAGE BETWEEN ROBERT WEBSTER AND THE GILL GAL. Not to be forgotten is C. E. Ewing, (how could we), who for years tried to be a Casanova of the first water. His first attempts are forgotten, but the last one he went with was Olivia Bott, which put him in line for a broken neck. By the way, we will never be able to forget the Morrison boys, Charles and Gwin, habit of letting their pins go here and yon with not much thought. From the depths of Mansfield (40 miles south), also the home of George Fair, came " Little Abner " Nabors, the pride and joy of the home folks also the bouncer for the K.A ' s. Last but not least the change that has come over Henry William- son since coming under the tutorship of Doc More- head, thus making a zephyr out of a gust of wind.
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