Centenary College of Louisiana - Yoncopin Yearbook (Shreveport, LA)

 - Class of 1941

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r " v. HERE ' S HOW ! May any 1942 survey of the Class of ' 41 show that every Centenary grad has a Ford or a Mercury, a job or a clien- tele, and either good health or money enough to be com- fortably indisposed. 308 MARKET ST. Cffi , i ckin m PHONE 2-3163 USED CAR LOTS Market at Fannin - Texas Ave. at Grand 314 Fannin FORD-MERCURY Ford Tractor, Ferguson System J Modern Women Turn House Work Over to Reddy Kilowatt The modern woman never worries about her housework. She simply puts Reddy Kilowatt in charge. He washes and irons, cleans the rugs, cooks and does dozens of other jobs. His labor is cheap and the longer he works the less he gets paid per hour. SHREVEPORT ELECTRICAL DEALERS Best Wishes CLANTON LUMBER SUPPLY CO. Friendly, Courteous Service 510 Fifth St. Phone 2-2139 Fine editors — hunting ioi news on a bulletin board. STUDENT SENATE From the end of the picnic last May 2nd after all the candidates and their managers had promised everything from optional classes to ice cream with every registration, until September, things were quietly seething in the realm of student government. For the newly- elected officers had some hot ideas they were anxious to try out, and they made it known that they thought themselves a little dif- ferent from student officers of previous years. They had promised action, and action they proposed to give. So when September came around, the first Conglomerate screamed, " Sweeping Student Senate Changes Proposed, " and the lid was off. Keynote in the new program was a more representative scheme of membership; this they proposed to do by allotting the membership by campus oganizations. By October, the plan had been adopted by the student body, and the senate met, full of vigor and enthusi- asm. But the thing that the new officers had not foreseen was the lack of power that was theirs. Everything they tried to do met with opposition either financially or administratively or internally. So, hampered with an ever-changing membership, and lack of some- thing to do, the Student Senate found itself in the same position that its predecessors had been — in the lurch. But we found that we hadn ' t reckoned with " Wild Bill " Steger, " Rounder " Hearne, " Gertrude " Maynard, and the other big-wigs, when we thought the Senate was licked. Among its accomplish- ments (?) of the year were the Frosh-Soph tug-of-war, discussion of the honor system, and the annual Founder ' s Day picnic. So the Senate asserted itself this year, for the first time, and at least laid the groundwork for some fine future student government in years to come.

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Compliments MAGNOLIA PACKING CO. 90 Market Street KOLLEGE KAPERS Doctor S. D. Morehead is a very unusual man. His talents run from the deepest mazes of economic thought to the picking of fe- male singers for Kollege Kapers who make the men sigh. This year was no exception and its crop of full-busted chanteuses out- shone all previous seven years of Kapers history. No financial fool, Dr. Morehead makes the show pay its own -way, too. Aside from the many individual shows at neighboring cities, towns, and hamlets, Kapers splurged this year and had two tours — the regular North Louisiana tour, and an additional East Texas tour. It was just one big blaze of glory, for men, ' women, and chil- dren, alike, giggled at the play, roared at Flournoy and Achee, started their adrenalin running when Peg Fendley and Betty Brewer sang, swayed with dancer Rosemary Neal, babied Biddie Boddie, and sat in profound awe at the swell singing of the Singsomble and the rich notes of Billy Bradford and Cheesy Voran. The 1941 show was a swell show, It packed them in, fed their en- tertainment taste buds well, and turned them away until next year, when another show will be there to show up the 1941 version. Of particular note is singer Betty Brewer, whose luscious larynx poured forth the kind of singing that made gibbering maniacs of strong men, and left women half-admiring, half-jealous. Only a sophomore, Bet ' s future seems to be rosiest of all the ' 41 krew, and proved again that " Doc sure can pick ' em. " Doorway to the Unusual . . . Qf a Hemenway • Johnson HY should your home be furnished like a carbon copy of many you have seen before . . . and will see again? There ' s no reason why it should . . . particularly if your quest for individuality brings you to Hemenway-Johnson ' s. • For here is a store that is convinced of the importance of your per- sonality . . . and the personality of your home. Here is a store with the decorative talent, the knowledge of period style, the 43 years of rich ex- perience . . . which will help you furnish your home in a manner as exclusive as your signature! • To do this, a store must of course offer a variety of furnishings not to be found in the average estab- lishment. A store must have a dash of daring — tempered by good taste. A store must have a flair for style — plus the courage of its convictions. You ' ll find Hemenway-Johnson ' s have these things. • You do not pay a penny premium for this distinction ... for every piece is competitively priced. And our " NEW " EASY TERMS make it a simple matter to express your own personality in your home . . . whether you are shopping for a single coffee table, or a houseful of furniture. • Step through this doorway to the unusual ... 919 Texas Avenue!



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• Spend your evenings in glam ' rous and gay surround- ings . . . listening and dancing to music by famous orchestras ... in Shreveport that means THE WASHINGTON-YOUREE . . . favorite rendezvous of Cen- tenarv Gents and their Ladies. " Good Taste Need Not Be Expensive " Quality Furniture Since 1896 LIBERAL TERMS SHREVEPORT, LA. FURNITURE • CARPET • APPLIANCES LeRoy Kirby, Jr. Owner and Operator Pan-Am Service Station 3910 Youree Drive COMPLETE SERVICE WASHING - LUBRICATION ACCESSORIES Phone 7-6386 33 Y ears evince to the Arlc-La-TexJ I he Store oj Yesterday, 1 oday, and Lomorrow . . . l eading the way to Style ana (Quality Apparel for the well- dressed college man and co-ed! Apportl lor.MEM.WOMEN.CHIlDREN.onJ St. ■ if E u! II? ! f r ' If . :,r .1 1. The march on Houston. THE CITY-ON-THE-BAYOU For the second consecutive year, the official student body football trip led Centenary students to Houston, where the Gentlemen, it was rumored, played Rice. Surprisingly enough, the 1940 trip was a very quiet one. The train trip both down and returning looked more like a tired house party than a football trip. Aside from an occasional pair of loaded dice, and a funny smelling coke bottle or two, all actions were above suspicion. It seems, rather, that all the fun was had in the city itself. Those South Main street joints came in for their share of the sucker-money, and the tenth floor of the Texas State Hotel saw some scenes that would make a Kappa Sigma blush. The elevator operators are reported to have held a convention on that floor, with mouths wide open, and eyes popping. As usual, Centenary Gentlemen had trouble •with Aggies down for the week-end, who insisted on taking over the girls they had been led by some strange reason to believe had come down to see them in the first place. But, as is customary, the trip went down in history as a very un- eventful episode in the lives of the three hundred who dared make it.

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