Eldorado High School - Talon Yearbook (Eldorado, TX)
- Class of 1943
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We ol lhe '43 lalon Slail sincerely hope Tha?
you will gel as much pleasure from lhis boolf as we
have hac in making I+. We have fried lo present
in an inlereglino manner The lhrills, pleasures, and
aifliyilies wilnessed on lhe campus so lhal' This boolf
may be a long remembered lreasure.
We can never forge? The classroom scenes,
rho rush of many leer in lhe halls, and 'rlfe specfacle
oi lhe Senior class lighling for Hs Tradilional place
in assembly. These, and many olher imporlanl and
lrivial happenings, will be broughl 'ro mincl as 'lhe
pages ol lhis bool become ballered and lime-worn.
lf is our sincere belief lhaf rhe Sfalls of 'lulure
years will derive as much pleasure from 'rhe malcing
ol 'this book as we have. We hope lhey will carry
on lhe Talon and all if slands lor,
c A REYNOLDS l
As Superinfendenf, Mr. C. A. Reynolds has found a
place in fhe hearfs of all wifh whom he has come in con-
facf. He has done fhis by his pafience, fhoughffulness,
unquesfionable fairness, and genial spirif of good fellow-
Mr. Reynolds affended Weafherford High School
and received his higher fraining af Abilene Chrisfian
College, where he maiored in English. He is now working
for his Masfer's Degree from Sul Ross. Before coming
fo E. H. S. Mr. Reynolds faughf af Bowie, Texas.
His wife, Mrs. Reynolds, is well lilced by all who
know her. Her influence has no doubf confribufed much
fo Mr. Reynolds' success. Their small daughfer, Cynfhia,
is frequenfly seen in and around E. H. S.
We wish Mr. Reynolds and his family many more
happy years in fhis communify.
As a child Mr. Brace's chief ambirion was fo be a
circus clown. We lhinlr, however, +hal he has proven
himself very successful in 'rhe field of leaching.
Mr. Brace aHended high school af Dewey, Oklahoma
and gradua+ed from Aus+in Universily. He majored in
Physical Educafion and Edccafional Adminis+ra+ion.
Mrs. Brace, a charming woman, and Karen, fheir
small daughrer, are lhe characiers in his home life.
Mr. Brace is nor only an experl' business manager
for fhe school, he is lcnown also for his aH'rac+ive person-
alify and for his abilify lo convince s+uden'rs fha+ high-
pressure mefhods of leaching are nol' 'I'he best
C. R. BRACE
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MISS BETTIE GARRETT
lcleao of hlomemialxihg Dept?
l-lioh Scl'ool-Aildown, fxrlc.
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Maiorco in Home
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MR. JOE TURNER HEXT
MISS DOROTHY WILKES
Eholish and High School
High School-Smilhyille, Texas
lxlaioreci in Philosophy.
Taaghf 3 yrs. al Ereolriclcsburg
l-ligh School lclislory
High School-Eldorado, Texas
Maiored in Social Science
Taugh ll,,"2 yrs. al T
and Munday, Texas
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MISS ORA B. NICHOLS
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WILLIE RUTH NICKS JOHNSON
High SChooI-Hdorado, Texas
CoIIege-Uriiverffify of Texas
Maioreci in Spanish and Ifhghsh
Taught af I.aIevi-ew for one year
Teaches Spahish, Hisicfx' afic
MRS. CAROL RATLIFF
High Sched--fyreehviIIe, Texas
Maicred in Jew-riaIism
Tauqhf af Lorie OaI,, Texas
and af MarshaII Junior Co!Ieqe
MRS. MARY MARGARET HARRIS BONNER
High Sc:hocI-Ozoria, Texas
CoIIege-John TarIe+-on and
T. S. C. W.
Maiored in P. S. M.
MISS AVIS DEAVERS
High SchooI--Me'IceI, Texas
Maiored in Businefs Adminisfrafior
Taughf af Bradshaw and Esxofa
Teaches Commerciai Subiecfs
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MISS EDNA EARLE JOHNSON
IIQJI' i--V--INfIeF'.ard, Texas
ff'pqp,f-,Jr-xiwh Tavieferi, Sui Ross
fxriaivcd iw Phy-.icai Educaiiem
Pmi. fa Enayaiirvri Irizfru-'Ter
REV. FRED FAUST
High School-Birmingham, AIa.
College--Soufhern U. of AIa.
REV. KELLEY NEAL
High SchooI-GreenviIIe, Texas
CoIIege-U. of Cal., Ausfin
CoIIege, E. T. S. T. C.
REV. JIM HAYES
High School-Mullin, Texas
College-Howard Payne Acade-
my, Soufhwesfern Theological
MISS THEODORA JOHNSON
CoIIege-John TarIeIon, U of
Texas. Su! Ross.
Maiored in Music Educahon
Presidenf , ,
Secrelary . . ,
Treasurer , , .
Sponsor . . .
., T. P. Robinson
La Verne Rodgers
A Elizabe+h Graves
James F. Huggins
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BETTY SUE ASHMORE
Dfamelllgw 2 yrc,
, E. Club 3 yr'-., Volleyball
Dfamellcz, E, F, A.
rx 3 -fri
P' l f Pell fafdf
Clworal Club 4
Hfbcw: Mfgdel ATTVCIGDG'
lQ"'irf51'7f F. V. A. Club, Prev
Cub glee Club, Efvmlball 4 yrs
l leller Bailfefball 2 yri., Tfafl. 3
wp Baaeball, Talon Stall.
, Careve, Ecol-
Dramallci 2 yri., Choral Club 3
WL. Pep Squad.
Hobby: Gopher Malclles
Camera Club, Talon sms, Fool' i-J
ball 4 yrs., I leller, Baslcefball 2
yrs,, Press Club, Speech Club,
C. L. MARTIN
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Pndbal- 3 2 lellv' Baile?-
ba' 2 yrz, 2 lvlere, Tennlr, 4 yrs.
' 'Ql+er, Trail, Banoball, Drama-
'F A Cfyrnf,-ra Club Talon Sfall.
Treasures 'I Senor Class,
fwrnb fron: Nune
Pep Squad 4 yr,., Clvcral Club 4
yrs., H. E. Club, 3 yrs, Drarnarics
2 yrs., Sexlelle, Press Club 3 yrs.,
MABLE LEE PARRENT
Peo Squad 3 yrs., Volleyball 3 yrs
2 lellerm, H. E. Club 2 yrs., Drama
J. C. JOHNSON
Arnblflcn: l?anc1l1er lm
H' bbyi Hunfno
9 V. A. lzfolball l yr., l leller
Arnolllon: P. E. lnslruclor
Drannalics 2 yrs., H, E. Club 4
yrs., Clmoral Club 3 yrs. Spanish
Club 2 yrs., Pep Squad 2 yrs.
Viclory Club, Tennis 3 yrs., 2 lef-
lers, Volleyball, 4 yrs., 3 le++ers.
3a:eball, Eagle Scrafclwes.
Amblllon: Aeronaulical Engineer
Press Club 3 yrs., F. F. A., 2 yrs.,
Talon Sfamcl, 2 yrs., Dramalrics, 2
yrs., Foolball, 4 yrs., 2 lellers,
Traclc 3 yrs., Oclelre, Camera
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yrs., Drarnarics, Spanish
Choral Club 3 rs
yrs., Volleyball 4 yrs.
BILLY JACK REYNOLDS
F. F. A. 2 yrs., Foorball 2 yrs. 2
leflers, Baslcelball 3 yrs., 3 Ielfers,
DONALD J. ROYSTER
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EooTbaII, 3 yrs., 2 Ielfers, Traclc,
I Iefrer, Tennis 3 yrs. Bas-
Drarnarics, Band 3 yrs., F.
LA VERNE RODGERS
Secrelary of Senior Class
Choral Club, Dramalics, 3 yrs.,
H. E. Club, 4 yrs., Vicfory Club,
Pep Squad, 2 yrs., Volleyball, 3
yrs., Camera Club.
Hobby: Miniafure Dogs
Drarnafics, Pep Squad
T. P. ROBINSON
Vice-Presidenf of Senior Class
Dramafics, F. F. A. Club, Foo+-
ball, 4 yrs., 2 IeHers, Baslcefball, 2
yrs., 2 Ieffers, Baseball, 3 yrs.
Band 4 yrs.. Eagle Scralches.
Presidenf . ., . . . Wilburn Clark
Vice-Presidem' ..... , . . . .... Elmer McMillan
Secre+ary and Treasurer . ., Pauline McLaughlin
Sponsor . ,. ,,... . . 4 . .... Mrs. Carol Raflilzf
lv yr al Fl. f, C r
E. E. A. Er-albail 3 yr . 2 Ie-Ile:-,
Bmlwlball, l leller,Qc.lGlle.Sr1ar1
lslw Club, lrall, 3 yrs.. l Ielrer,
PERRY DEAN BURK
E. E. A., 2 yrs., Baraq 3 yr .. Eval'
ball, Glee Clue.
Eoalball, 3 yrs. I leller, Baslcelball,
3 yrs.. I lefrer, E. P. A., Spanlslw
Club, 2 yrs., Eagle Serafclwes,
Baseball, 2 yrs.
Pep Squad, Band 3 yrs., Baseball,
2 Volleyball, Clworal Club. I-I.
E. Club, 3 yrs., Viilory Club, Cam-
MARY VIRGINIA GRIFFIN
Pep Squad, 2 yrs., Viclory Club,
I-l. E. Club, 2 yrs., Baseball 2 yrs..
Volleyball, 3 yrs., 3 lellers.
FRED CASE '
Transfer from lvlerlzon I42
J. W. DAVIS
Foolball 3 yrs., 2 lellers, Baseball,
F. F. A., Baslcelball, 2 yrs.
Drarrralics, Cl'1oralClub. 2 yrs., I'l.
E. Club, 3 yrs., Viclory Club,
Camera Club, Spanish Club, 2
yrs., Baseball, Band, Volleyball,
E. F. A. 2 yrs., Baseball 2 yrs..
Track, 2 yrs., Band 3 yrs.
Club Q lvl
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2 lallrn Slall lrl, E. Club.
yr., Dramallgs, Vlclory Cru
ba vbal' Volleyball.
H. E C ub 3 yrs Drama? cs C or
Transfer from Ponloloc 42
Clworal Club, 3 yrs., I-1. E.
Band, 2 yrs, Pep Spuad,
Transfer from Ponloloc 42
W. A. POINTER
Track, 2 yrs., Foolball Mgr. '4l
'42, Foolball, F. F. A. Club, 2 yrs
Spanish Club 2 rs. Baseball 2
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yrs., Eagle Scralclwes.
PAT O HARROW
Volleyball 3 rs., 2 lellers, l"l. E
Club 2 yrs.. Choral Club 3 yrs.
Band, Baseball 2 yrs., Vlclory Club
Camera Club. Eagle Scralclwes.
Drarnarics, Choral Club, 3yrs..
Vlcfory Club, H. E. Club, 2 yrs.,
Pep SqJad, 2 yrs., Volleyball 3
yrs., 3 lellers, Band, 2 yrs., Carn-
era Club, Baseball 2 yrs., Eagle
Choral Club, Spanlsh Club
Spanish Club 2 yrs., Dramallcs, 2
yrs., Eagle Scralches,
Baslcelball, Eoolball, Oclelfe
WlNNlE JEAN STEWARD
Drarnallcs, Volleyball, 2 yrs., Chor-
al Clulo 3 yrs., Band 3 yrs., Sexe
lefle 3 yrs., Ensemble.
TOMMIE LEE WILSON
Darmallcs 2 yrs., Viclory Club,
Choral Club 3 yrs., Pep Squad 2
yrs., H. E. Club, 3 yrs., Baseball
2 yrs., Volleyball 2 yrs., Eagles
LUKE THOMPSON, JR.
Press Club, Eoolball 3 yrs. 2 lef-
lers, Dramallcs, Talon Slall, Bas-
lcelball 3 yrs., 3 lellers, Spanish
Club, E. E. A. Club 2 yrs., Traclc
2 yrs., 2 lelfers.
Drarnallcs, Camera Club
H. E. Club 2 yrs., Choral Club 3
yrs., Viclory Club, Volleyball, Base'
ball, Eagle Scrafches.
Choral Club, H. E. Club, Band 3
yrs., Viclory Club, Dramalics,
Waifer Roy Davidson
Miss Avis Deavers
WALTER ROY DAVIDSON
W. F. IEDMISTON
BOBBIE RUTH GREY
BETTY GRACE BULLION
IMA GENE NIXON
ZELMA RUTH KEY
ALPHA NELL FRANKLIN
JOE TURNER LOGAN
JOE BAILEY MONTGOMERY 'mn Q
CLARA LLOYD OCHSNER
JIMMIE MAE PATTON S
HAROLD YATES h
Treasurer . , .
. Sluarl Williams
, . Beri' Calco+e
Dorofhy Jean Neill
Willie Rulh Niclcs Johnson
ALMA RUTH LUEDECKE
BETTY JO SPROUL
BETTY JEAN McMILLAN
J. W. SMITH
J. D. YARDLEY
BILLY LOU WINDSOR
JOHNNIE MAE WEST
OLLIE RUE ESTES
EDDA LOU MEADOR
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ifx lo ro-operaie wilh members oi The Tacully,
Vxfanda Dannheim, has won
mgsl sludlous in E. l'l. S.
The coveled lille oi
Disbroving The belief lhal 'Tishm lack dislinc-
me ivleilecl, Wanda allaine
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d The amazing scholf
Besides having The dislinnlion of being
the Vicefpresidenl oi lhe Senior Class, our
mosl represenlalive sfudenl, T. P, Robin-
son, holds various olher Tilles of preslige.
l-le is Tfdilor-infChieT ol The Eagle Scralch-
es, Sludenl Direflor of The Band, and an
acliye member oi The Dramalics Club.
As well as excelling in The scholaslic
field, T. P. was elecled caplain of The '42
ioolball learn, Al The close of The season,-
anolher lille was added lo his amazing
record-Thai oi being placed on The All-
Disfricl Foolball Team, l-le parlicipaled,
loo, in baslelball and lraclc.
We presenl The boy whom we believe
lo be The mosl crealive siudenl in Eldorado
Known 'ro mosf of his fellow siudenis
as somelhing of a prodigy, Jaclc Neill is
exceedingly popular wilh The fairer sex and
is admired and respecled by The ofhers.
I-le is an aclive member of several
clubs, among which are The Dramalics
Club, 'rhe Ocieffe, Treasurer of Camera
Club, and Edilor-in Chief of The Talon.
His ambilion is lo b'e an aeronaufical
engineer and his hobby is aircraff design-
ing. ln conneclion wiih These aclivifies, he
spends much of his lime building model
Organizafions-fhe backbone of our school.
They give each individual fhe chance fo ex-
cel or parficipafe in his school as he will in a
communify in fu+ure life.
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Top Row: Tom Bradley, Elizabelh Graves, Ruih Mund, Melba Calcofe, Lulce Thompson,
Winnie Jean Sfeward. '
Second Row: Virginia Calcoie, Clara Lloyd Ochsner, Paul Page, Edna Luedeclce, Ollie
Alexander, La Verne Rodgers.
Franlrye Russell, Donald J. Roysier, Tommie Lee Wilson, Imogene Nixon,
O+is Davis, Sarah SweaH.
Fourlh Row: Mabel Lee Parrenf, Rober+ Bridgeman, BeHy Sue Ashmore, Wilburn
Clarlc, Nowiefa Mafihews, Bobby Whifalcer.
Nor Picfuredz Tom Po'Her, T. P. Robinson, Jaclr Neill.
Well known for her dynamic person-
alify and dramaiic abilify, Miss Ora B.
Nichols amply fuliulls her dufies as drama-
fic coach and sponsor of fhe high.. school
Taken lmmedualely before +he
Chrnsrmas Pageanf Plcfured are
some of 'lhe parhcnpanfs of +he
Pageanf busily engaged an prlmp
mg No doubf mosf of lhem are
nervously mu+'fer4ng +herr Innes over
'ro fhemselves as lhey prepare for
+he ruse of +he cur+aun
The Curfann Club organn d under 'lhe dlrecillon of Mass Ora B Nnchols has
enloyed much popularufy 'fhus year This IS 'l'he charfer chapfer of fhe club and 'the
officers were elec+ed b +he members The officers are Lulxe Thompson Presudenf
Wllburn Clark Vuce Preslden+ LaVerne Rodgers Secre+ary and Sarah Swea++
The obleci' of 'rhe club has been 'lo afford pleasure and brung release from sup
presslon and self consciousness as as done by play produchon
A fruly beaullful pageanl The Fnrs+ Noel was presenfed a+ Chruslmas ll'
wa durecled by Mass Nichols buf all sfage properhes lrghhng eFfec'rs and oiher es
s nhals were selecled and arranged by members of The club
Laler In fhe year a fhree acl' comedy Aaron Slack From Punlnn Crlclc was
presenfed by fhe club The play was a roaring success
A scene from +he Chrls+mas
Pageanf The ChTlSl Chnld hes In
+he manger af fhe cenfer Plc
'lured are +he Belnevers Maunce
Sofge Mabel Lee Parrenf and
Ru+h Mund Angel of fhe Cross
La Verne Rodgers and 'lhe Mofh
er Imogene Nixon
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MISS THEODORA JOHNSON
The E H S Band was organized an I938 and has been one of
I'he mos? imporianf fealures of Ihe curriculum since fhal' lime
The direcror Miss Theodora Johnson came here in Sepfember
I942 and under her able dlrechon fhe Band progressed rapidly
The Band has won hugh honors af various meels and has also
furnished music for several pa+rso+uc rallys during fhe pasf year I
6ddI'l'lOI1 rl' has boosfed greally 'Ihe morale of Ihe 'foofball boys al'
all Iheir games
The members are Winnie Jean Sfeward Imogene Nixon No
wuela Maffhews Dorolhy Neill Fae King Virginia Calcofe Blrdle
Louise JeFfrey Lilburn Hazelwood Roy Jacoby Joe Bailey Monl-
gomery Perry Dean Burl: Bobby Oglesby Wayne Davis Buddy
Ba"er B-'illie WhiHIey Floyd Isaacs Billie Parrenf Wayne Esles
Glinn McDonald J. D. Yardley T. P Robinson Joe Chan WhlHen
Louise Burk Alma Rufh Luedecke George Finley S'ruar+ Williams
Wallace Jonas Tom Enochs Donald J Roysfer Maurice Sofge Mar-
selaine Pa'Herson Ruby Bu'I'ler Billie Jack Corbell Marion Wade
Kafharme Davis Danell Balmer Ray Jacoby Helen Craig Jane Davis
Alpha Nell Franklin Ruby Alice Donaldson Sarah Sweah' Tmsy
Spurgers, Doris Smilh, Marilyn Jane Dickey.
Winnie Jean Sleward was 'lhe affracfive mai-
oreHe of 'the E. H. S. Band. Her previous exper-
ience as maiorefle greaily helped her in lhe posi-
fion she held fhe pas? year.
ln addifion, Winnie was a lealured solo cor-
nefisf. Her abilify in fhis depar1men+ enabled her
fo win bofh fhe sfale and nafional confesfs held in
The Eldorado Band as ii ap-
peared af fhe annual Chrislmas
Concert Here were displayed
unusual 'I'alen+, indusfry and slcill.
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The iwirlers of fhe E. H. S. Band, Noweiia Mar
fhews, lmogene Nixon, and Dorofhy Jean Neill, are
picfured here. They affracfed aHen+ion by fheir
skillful handling of +heir ba+ons and confribufed
much fo fhe fine appearance of fhe band.
MRS. MARY M. HARRIS BONNER
An organizalion ol wide acclaim and oulslanding achievemenls, lhe Choral Club
has long been noled lor ils abilily lo boosl lhe morale ol Eldorado's sludenls.
Composed ol Edna Luedeclce, Belly Sue Ashmore, Melba Calcole, LaVerne
Rodgers, Fae King, Danell Balmer, Jimmie Mae Pallon, Ruby Buller, Belly Grace Bul-
lion, Pauline McLaughlin, Tommie Lee Wilson, Johnnie Mae Wesl, Ida Davis, Sarah
Sweall, Gerlrude Sauer, Noweila Mallhews, Dorolhy Neill, Elizabelh Graves. Edda
Lou Meador, Bernell Faull, Palsy Marlin, Palsy Wade, Earlene Couller, Jean
Meador, Belly Jean McMillan, Kalharine Davis, Belly Jo Sproul, and Alma Rulh
Luedeclne, and sponsored by Miss Theodore Johnson and Mrs. Mary M. Harris Bonner,
lhe club has made much progress since il was organized early lhis year.
Allhough lhe Choral Club has accomplished many obieclives, ils mosl memor-
able aclivily look place al lhe Baccalaureale Sermon.
MISS TH EODORA JOHNSON
The Vicfory Club was organized fhis year in order fo guide and
sfimulafe acfivifies conducive lo improvemenl of physical lilness.
Under fhe leadership of Miss E. E. Johnson, fhe Club has done much
foward accomplishing fhis aim.
lf has parficipafed in several inframural fournamenls, including
basluefball, volleyball, baseball, and fennis. Oufdoor hilring, camping
fumbling, dancing and bicycling were also falxen up.
The Club officers: Senior Execufive, La Verne Rodgers: Junior
Execufive, Sarah Sweafh Soph Execufive, Clara Lloyd Ochsner: Fish
Execufive, Dorofhy Jean Neill, Secrefary, Ruih Mund: and Treasurer,
Birdie Louise Jeffrey.
Ofher Members: Jean Sproul, Mabel Lee Parrenf, Pauline Mc-
Laughlin, Virginia Calcofe, Maurice Sofge, Jimmie Mae Paffon, Ora
Ballew, Helen Craig, Pafsy Marlin, Alpha.Nell Franlzlin, Alma Lue-
declxe, Danell Baker, Maxine Rampy, Edda Lou Meador, BeHy Bul-
lion, Jean Meador, Melba Calcofe, Befly Jo Sproul, Noweifa Maf-
fhews, Pafsy Wade, Ollie Rue Esfes, lra Davis, Anifa Runge, Mary
V. Griffin, Ruby Bufler, BeHy Lamberf, Tommie Lee Wilson, Edna
Luedeclre, Elain Walson, Johnnie Mae Wesf, Jane Davis, Elizabefh
C MER CLUB
"Aclion" by Ollie Alexander
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lens l 6.3.
"Virginia", by Birdie Louise
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The Camera Club was formed fhis year under
+he guidance and direcfion of i'rs sponsor, Mr.
James F. Huggins.
The purpose of +he Club was +o enable fhe
members fo learn more abouf pholography. Boolrs
on 'rhis subjec+ were +o be purchased wifh dues
One oufsfanding 'Fealure of +his Club was lhe
con+es+ held every fwo weelrs, offering an 8 x IO
enlargemenl fo lhe one whose picfure was iudged
The orcficers of fhe Club are: Presidenl, Ollie
Alexander: Vice-Presidenl' and Secrefary, LaVerne
Rodgers: Treasurer, Jack Neillg. Assf.. Treasurer,
The ofher members include: Birdie Louise
JeFFrey, Virginia Calcole, C. L. Marlin, Sarah
Sweafl, Ollie Rue Esles, Ruby Bufler, Maurice Sof-
'lMarChing", by Ollie Alex-
nder. 35 mil Argus, IXIOO
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"Campus Life", by Jaclc Neill
35 mil. Argus, If5O sec., lens
Working hard 7 7 7 7
One bug mess ? 7 ? 7
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We, fhe sfudenfs of Eldorado High School,
dedicafe +l1is secfion of our yearbook 'I'o Mr. S. M.
fSaml Oglesby, Jr.
Mr. Oglesby, known +o mosf of 'I'l1e boys as
"Colonel", has acfively backed us flaroughoui' 'H1e
foofball, baskeiball, volleyball, frack, and fennis
.lf is vlifh pleasure 'Hwaf we acknowledge his aid
in fhis deparfmeni' of our curriculum-.
Bob Whnfalcer became our manager fhls year
when his weeghf of only IBO pounds hindered hum n
foolball Whlz was a g od dependable man
ager who never lanled Whiz has moved fo San
The loundahon ol success IS usually based on 'rhe
prnncuples whzch lhe leaders pur before lhe boys So has
uf been wxlh our coaches who sel 'rhe besl examples
lcnown over fhas dlslrucf
Coach Hexl began coaching lhe Eagles un l94l
He played on Eldorado s 'ream of I934 Alfer he 'llnlshed
Hugh School af Eldorado he allended Howard Payne
College where he leffered 'rhree years Coach sparlced
fhe Eagles Info good shape durmg fhe season and l o
Them lo some vlclorues He rs now nn lhe Amr Ccrp
Prof Huggins has been al Eldorado Hugh as an
assrsfanf Coach for four years now and has shown much
abfllfy as a general coach and uns+ruc+or He also al
lended Howard Payne College where he was well lulced
by mosf all he came rn conlacf wlfh
Top Row Lefl +o Rnghl Coach Hexf Roberl'
Marhn Jack Nelll J W Davns Bully Jaclx Reynolds
Bobby Oglesby Luke Thompson Rober+ Brudge
man Tom Bradley Donald J Roysier Walier Roy
Davidson Coach Huggms
Moddle Row Lefl lo Rnghf John Russel Hal Whlf
'len Sfuarf Wllllams George Funley Bobby Barber
Wulburn Clark Ohs Davus T P Robmson C L
Marhn Paul Page Elmer McMnllnan
Boffom Row Mgr Bobby Whrlalcer
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The I942 Team may noT have been The greaTesT Team an The hrsTory oT The Eldo
rado Eagles buT :T was composed oT a group of sTudenTs TI'1aT knew The meaning OT
cooperaTnon knew The TraduTuon behind The sungung oT Hall Eldorado and knew
ThaT They musf play each game as :T came and noT Irve on The pasT Iaurels of oTher
greaT elevens of The Black and Gold
Lack oT reserves and rnlurnes handicapped The Team ThroughouT The season buT
neverTheIess They leave an nmpresslve record as one of The smaIIesT and scrapplesT
elevens ever To don The Black and Gold oT being The only Team on The dlsTr1cT To de
TeaT The champions and desp:Te The TacT They losT Tour of Their exghT games Tuve
members oT The Team were placed on The All DasTrucT Team
The Eagles IosT Thenr opemng game of The season I9 0 To The sTrong McCamey
Badgers buT came back The Tollowmg week end To down The Sonora Bronchr-s I8 O
A I3 O vncTory over The WunTers Blnzzards IeTT several regulars nnlured Tor The Tollowrng
pracTnce game wuTh The TavoruTe Ozona eleven and The Eagles came ouT on The shorT
end oT a 32 O score Thus compIeTung Theur schedule of pracTace games
ATTer deTeaTlng The Sonora Broncs I9 O In Their TnrsT dlsTrlcT game The Eagles
IosT a 7 6 conTesT To The sTrong Mason I I despuTe The TacT ThaT all sTaT1sTucs Tavored
The BLACK 81 GOLD A 20 2 v:cTory over The Tavored Ozona Lions placed The Eagles
an a vulnerable spoT Tor Thenr conTesT wnTh The lnspnred Menard eleven who powered
Their way To I9 O VICIOFY
TOM BRADLEY: Senior--l4O lb.
Guard. A solid rock in our line.
BOBBY OGLESBY: Soplw-l70 Ib.
cenfer: a spark on +he offense and
a rock on +he defense. Bob has
fwo more years. ll lerlerl
J. W. DAVIS: Junior-l6O lb.
fackle. A good boy on fhe de-
fense. "Nellie".liked if rough and
asked no odcls. l2 leifersl
"Mol" always Came up from flue
pile wifh a grin. l2 leffersl
JACK NEILL: Senior-150 lb.
+ackle. Jack was a good offen-
sive and defensive man and was a
spark of fhe feam. l2 leffersl
WILBURN CLARK: Junior-I4O
fullback. "Food" was caplain and
all-dislricr. A nalural leader-
line-smaslwing specialisr and flue
spark of flue offense. l2 lellersl
T. P. ROBINSON: Senior-I 50 lb.
end and caplain. "Rowdy" was
selecled on lhe all-disrricl be-
cause ol his punling, pass-snaq
ging and oulslanding defensive
play. I2 lellersl
ROBERT BRIDGEMAN: Senior-
l25 lb. liall-back. "Punk" was our
broken field expert and also lnand-
led some ol llie passing. ll leflerl
LUKE THOMPSON: Junior-160
lb. all-dis+ric+ ball-back. Luke is
known and feared as +l1e Eagles
driving mania and fackling demon,
Captain-elecl for nexf year. I2
BILLIE JACK REYNOLDS: Senior
l6O lb. end: a mainslay in our
aerial alfacks and a sure 'rackler
on flue defense. I2 lelfersl
PAUL PAGE: Soplw-l25 lb.
quarlerback, an excellenl' blocker
and a sure fackler af safely slof.
He has lwo more years. ll lellerl
C. L. MARTIN: Senior-wl35 kb.
ROBERT MARTIN: Junior-I35
lb, guard. "Tricky" played good
ball fhis year and we expecf real
Iliings from him nexf year. ll lef-
ELMER MCMILLIAN: Junior-IBO
lb. guard. Alflwouglw Elmer saw
liHle adion ilwis season we expecl
'ro see more of him nexf year.
end, "Elsie" was our sfar ass-
Snagger and played good defen-
sive Ioolball. I2 leffersl
STUART WILLIAMS: Fish-IOO
Ib. cenler. "Slew" worked ihard
i flwis year and was a capable un-
dersfudy al' 'rhe cenfer slof.
DONALD J. ROYSTER: Senior-
IZO lb. guard. A unanimous all
disfrici guard. Despife his size
"EIus" was a fiffli man in I'l1e op
ponenfs backfield. and an ou?
sfanding blocker. I2 leHers.l
WALTER, ROY DAVIDSON: l3O
lb. So h. half-baclc-"Bud" was a
OTIS DAVIS: Senior--I45 lb.
"Gillis" was our all-disiricf laclcle,
a hard worlcing, hard headed and
rricky broken field runner, a real
scoring 'rhreaf and also gof his
share of hard faclcles. ll leH'erl
hard hiliing boy. l2 leilersl
GEORGE FINLEY: Soph,-l4O lb.
fullbaclc-"Gorgeous" was a hard
worlcer and saw a lol of acfion fo
his opponenfs dismay. ll lerferl
HAL WHITTEN: Fish-II5 lb.
BOBBY BARBER: Junior-l3O lb.
quarlerbaclx. "Snag's" cool fhinlc-
ing and smarf 'foorball lcep+ +he
opponenfs guessing -- a good
bloclcer and accurafe passer. ll
JOHN RUSSELL: Fish-I IO lb.
guard. John worlced hard all sea-
son, and even 'rhough he played
liHle he will be scrapping nex'r
end. l-lal played liH'le lhis year
buf a lol is expecled for nexl year.
Slarling fhe baslcelball season wlfh only ihree
lelfermen, 'rhe Eagles 'made much progress during
Dressed in gold warm-up suits and black uni-
rms They exhxbuled a las? orealcung passlng and
arp shoohng offense as well as a good defense
Because of fhe presenf war condmons lhe
eagles had a shor+ season four games and fhree
urnamenfs were held wnfh one man placing on
e All Dusfrnd Team
When Coach Hexf Ionned rhe Amr Corps fhe
agles conhnued wnh Supermfendenf Reynolds
along his place Mr Reynolds havlng formerly
ayed baskefball an bofh hugh school and college
as an excellenl' coach and led fhe boys fo severa
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C. L. MARTIN:
Senior-Forward. Elsie, lall and
lanlcy, lhe nucleus of lhe Eaglesl
oilense, was a sure sho? and G
good defensive man. I2 lellersl
BILLY JACK REYNOLDS:
Senior-Forward. Our cool and
sfeady Caplain who won a place
on 'rhe all-dislricl ieam. "Jackie"
made a very good leader.
Junior-Cenler. "Bubba" was known
lor his spor+smanship and was
good on bofh offensive and de-
fensive. I3 lellersl
T. P. ROBINSON:
Senior-Guard. "Rowdy" was our
lop defensive man as well as a
good shol. I-'Ie was a good sporl
and always in spiril. I2 lelfersl
Soph-Forward. "Page" was ever-
ready and able +o fill The shoes of
a velern. fl lellerl
Juniorsguard. "Snag" was lillle.
bul always in lhe middle of big
lhings. He was a good sporl and
always in spirif. ll le++er.l
Sopl1'Guard. "Gorgeous", sleady
and dependable reservej proved
valuable in emergencies. l-le has
lwo more years.
Sopli.-Cenler, "Oscar", ardenl
spiril and praclice made up for
inexperience: will be in flue middle
nexf fwo seasons.
Senior-Guard. "Gillis", a scrapper
all season and liuslel and spiril
WALTER ROY DAVIDSON:
Soplwforward. "Bud", made up for
handicap in size by dazzling speed
and unerring crip sl'io'rs.
Junior-Guard. "Food", came oul
lale, bul made good in The Dis-
DONALD J. ROYSTER:
Senior-Forward. "Efus", was also a
la+e-comer bul saw a good bif of
acfion wlien he gol going.
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Ollie Alexander and Jack Neill
C. L. Marlin
The Pep Spuad IS an organlzalxon ol long slandnng In H S This year ll was
presenl al almosl every loolball game In which lhe Eagles parllclpaled Rain or
shane lhey were always on lhe 'ob lhelr lusly lungs provcdnng encouragemenl lor lhe
Oul m lronl ol lhe cheering secllon were lhree enlhuslasllc leaders Palsy Marlin
Sarah Sweall and Eluzabelh Graves They were responsible lor keepnng lhe rally
crew behnnd lhe Eagles and lhey lcepl lhe sludenl spurll al a hugh polch
The sponsor Mnss Edna Earle Johnson should also receive merul lor lhe parl
he played on spurrung lhe Pep Spuad on lo grealer success
The members ol lhe Pep Squad are Sarah Sweall Eluzabelh Graves Palsy Mar
lan Jean Sproul Mascol Barbara Wesl Franlcye Russell Jean Meador Dolores
Bmlcley Jean Mclvlullan Yvonne Wear Belly Jo Sproul Edna Luedeclce Zelma Rulh
Key Ida Davcs Bobble Rulh Grey Johnme Mae We-sl Bernell Faull Alma Rulh
Luedeclce Palsy Wade Mabel Lee Parrenl Edda Lou Meador Clara Lloyd Ochsner
Tommne Le Wllson Rulh Mund Mary V Grlllnn and Jnmmne Mae Pallon
Allhough we are somefimes inclined 'ro under-
eslimafe 'rhe value ol publicafion slaffs, mos? of us
will agree fhar wifhouf such organizalions, our
school life would be exceedingly monofonous. Pub-
licafions lceep us in 'touch wilh school acfivifies and
recall memories of by-gone days.
To fhe Talon and Press Club, we devofe fhe
Two business minds confer on a
problem of dollars and cen+s.
The copy pours in from +l1e Soph
omore edifor, sporfs edifor, and
Tlne Fish sfaff always in +l1ere
pi+cl1ing, siuclies make-up angles.
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The "brains" of fhe ouffif panel a
club scc+ion af fhe drawing fable.
Sporfs and liferary edifors worlx
fo meer copy dead-line.
The S+alT pho+ographer and liier-
ary edi+or compare nofes on dum-
Senior and Junior ediTors. They awaiT The comple-
Tion oT prinTs Trom The darlc room in The baclr-
The Talon oTTice was always a scene oT much acTiviTy, indusTry,
and someTimes conTusion.
On many a long aTTernoon The sTaTT members were To be seen
working furiously To geT a cerTain club or capTion wriTTen. Spurred
on To greaTer eTTorTs by The indusTry and enThusiasm oT Their EdiTorf
in-Chief, Jaclc Neill, They soon became accusTomed To long hours of
lnside The small darlr room The phoTographic sTaTT spenT many
hours and days developing and prinTing picTures which They lrnew
had To be good. There was always The quesTion oT whaT kind oT developer To use,
and The conTinual devasTaTing heaT Trom The enlarger builT The TemperaTure up To
ln spiTe oT These liTTle discomTorTs, however, The STaTT has enjoyed making This
Talon and hope ThaT you will like iT.
The members oT The STaTT are as Tollows: EdiTor-in-ChieT, Jaclc Neill: Business
Mgr., C. L. MarTin: Jr. EdiTor, Bobby Barber: Jr. Business Mgr., Pauline McLaughlin:
Soph EcliTor, Clara Lloyd Gchsner: Soph Business Mgr., Earlene CoulTer: Fish EdiTor,
DoroThy Neill: Fish Business Mgr.. BeTTy Jo Sproul: SporTs EdiTor, Lulre Thompson:
AssT. SporTs EdiTor, Paul Page: LiTerary EdiTors, Mary Virginia GriTTin and Edna
Luedeclce: l.ayouT DraTTsman, RoberT Bridgeman: STenographer, ElizabeTh Gravesi
STaTT PhoTographer, Ollie Alexander: SnapshoT EdiTors, OTis Davis, Sarah SweaTT,
George Finley, and Edda Lou Meaclor.
JAMES F. HUGGINS
Pouring over The preliminary dummy are The
CHARLES A. REYNOLDS
Preparing ano+her edilion of Eagle
Scratches. gossip for lhe
Asst-edilor and reporler prepare
Sporls and Social ecli+or 'frown
over a perplexing column.
Plinfer conferring wifh pis+ on
maller of lyping +he sfencil.
PoH'er pauses +o iol a bil of choice
"Soda Squal: Col-
Behind lhe scenes in lhe 'ryping room, we find
The diligenl, hard-working Scralches Slall who seem
lo have a singular abilily lor unearlhinq all news
concerning The affairs of Eldorado High School and
Sol' news hounds qafherrng and dngglnq our The lalesl happen ngs peclclnq
s ub o n lvpewrrrers edmng copy sluggnng sf ries from I+ all comes fhe lalef
sfnool new The Eagle Scralches
Th colurnns of lhns bl rnonlhly publlcahon have been a True represenfahve of
The Edrlor T P Robinson has very capably hlled hrs posuhon and hls sfahf IS
fo be commended for 'rhe hne co operahon 1U vvorlcung so Tanhfully n pufhng oul
ponsrble or The successful ednhng and publncahon of fhe Eagle Scrarches
The sraff chosen and approved by lhe Tacully ns as follows Ednfor un Chaef T
P Robinson Ass+ Ednlor Tornmne Lee Wnlson Fealure Edxfor l.aVerne Rodgers
Society Edufor Eluzabelh Graves Sporls Ednror Paul Page Faculfy Burdee L Jeffrey
Jolces Torn Enochs Repo fers Rurh Mund W A Ponnrer Tom Po++er Palsy Marhn
and Edda Lou Meador
Jus? as rmporfanf are The 'rypnsfs Sarah Sweah' Ida Davus Ru+h Mund Tom
Bradley and Lulce Thompson and rhe prunrers Bobby Barber Maxnne Rampy and
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