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Which is the sucker? FROSH-SOPH TUG OF WAR The Student Senate has always had one problem it had never be- fore been able to solve. It was how to end the freshman rules in a dignified manner, without letting it seem that they just petered out. This year the problem was solved, and a new tradition established. Credit goes to the Senate ' s Freshman Orientation chairman, Charles Knight, from whose fertile brain full many a sharp scheme has come in his few years on this earth (numerically). For Chairman Knight conceived, arranged for, engineered, and put on the first freshman-sohomore tug of war ever to be seen on Cen- tenary ' s venerable campus. It was a very short affair — the freshmen winning it with a slight tug, and pulling the sophs in the path of a fire hose which had been conveniently arranged for. The sophs, led by their president of doubtful sophomority, Carl Vollmer, were the underdogs from the very beginning, and hadn ' t a Chinaman ' s chance. So the frosh rules ended very gracefully, and everyone called the experiment a social success, and forgot about it. The question is, what will they do next year? Compliments of Pabody-Stoer Insurance Agency 217 First National Bank Bldg. Compliments of Saenger-Ehrlich Theatres Strand Capitol Majestic Saenger Rex Centenary Venus West End When you Especially WANT TO LOOK YOUR BEST You ' ll be glad your clothes were SANITONE CLEANED! On Graduation Day, and every other day you want to look your best, make sure your clothes have been Sanitone cleaned. You ' ll want to acquire this good habit while attending school so that later your success in the business world will be certain. Our expert service assures you of clothes being perfectly cleaned, expertly pressed, promptly delivered. Call us to- day and start the habit of look- ing well-dressed at all times. J
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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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GOODYEAR Tires - Tubes - Life Guards - Batteries 707 TIRE SERVICE PHONE 4101 CROCKETT AT COMMON SHREVEPORT. LA RCA Radios - Hot Point Refrigeration Bicycles - Electrical Service Road Service Compliments of Beauty, beauty, everywhere but — BEAUTY CONTEST The Yoncopin staff announces their annual Beauty Contest — so what happens? Trying to cut down on the number of nominations, they conceive the singular idea of having 20 signatures to a ballot in- stead of the usual ten. So every girl in school who ever thought of the novel notion of wearing lipstick is put up on the list of so- called bewitching fems — that is all of those who had put the old mazuma down on the table for membership in some " You got the money we love ya " organization. The day for the big affair arrives and some of the more gullible members of the staff are sent out into the country to pick up the selector of Centenary charm, a famous French artist who is refu- geeing in this country. This gracious gentleman almost keels over his escorts when he explains that the informer of his stint forgot to go into detail. He asks, quote, " Ees eet cattle I am suppozed to jodge? " unquote. What they should of done " was to stop the whole mess right there and answered in the affirmative. Schuster ' s Wholesale Produce Co., Inc. 508 Commerce St. Over 46 Years of Sustaining QUALITY and SERVICE Rul I- ensrem s SINCE 1895 SHREVEPORTS OLDEST Home Owned DEPARTMENT STORE • Shreveport Born • Shreveport Owned • Shreveport Managed
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