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Page 114 text:
On October 30, I948, many Lamarites at-
tended the Pow Wow's Bag O' Bones Ball. No
one will soon forget the Weird Spook House,
which had been made out of Mr. Uzzell's
physics "lab." lt was ebon black, and the
strains of one of Stan Kenton's more lurid
creations were creeping out of a phonograph.
Sure! Everyone knows now that those were just
brushes on the floor to scratch the legs of
the frightened guests and that it was a little
Pow Wow who kept his hands in ice water all
evening so that his fingers would be cold when
he tried to strangle everyone. Sure, it's plain
now, but that evening it was a different story.
Pow Wow dug deep and came up with a
different type of installation this year. Each
member took a date. Following the installa-
tion the Pow Wows and their dates danced
the rest of the evening.
At mid-term Mr. Orris G. Bailey, the spon-
sor of Pow Wow, left Lamar to become a
supervisor of chemistry.
The club presented him with a beautiful
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The busy officers for this fall were: Georgia
May, president, Sally Smith, vice-president,
Daisy Johnston, secretary, Betty Gray, treas-
urer, Sue Payne, sports chairman, Jo Ann
Thompson, social chairman, Doris Creager,
junior membership chairman, and Ruth Ann
In the spring the members re-elected Geor-
gia May, president, Betty Gray, vice-president,
Barbara Holliday, secretary, Carol Walker,
treasurer, Pat Leigh, chaplain, Grete Freund,
junior membership chairman, Jo Ann Forbes,
social chairman, Sue Payne, charity chairman,
Janet Gast, sports chairman, Angela Cald-
well, sergeant-at-arms, Doris Creager, public-
ity, and Diana Baker, corresponding secretary.
The climax of the year for the Ladakas was
their formal which was held at River Oaks
Country Club on May l4. They also looked
forward to the Frolics where each year the
Ladaka Club has the concessions for cold
The following new members were drawn at
mid-term: Betty Batchelor, Mary Jo France,
Betty Jean Fredrickson, Lisa Hearn, Gail Hen-
derson, Marion Hufnall, Phyllis Johnson, Jean
McElreath, Sibyl Prince, Charlotte Rogers, and
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new gold watch. The new sponsor of Pow Wow
is Mr. Arthur Herring.
When one thinks of spring at Lamar, he
always remembers the May Fete. Each year
after the May Fete, Pow Wow gives their big-
gest dance of the year. Everyone goes to the
dance hoping for a closer glimpse of, or even
a dance with, some of Lamar's royalty.
The officers for this year were Ben Kostial,
president, Melvin Kurth, fall vice-president,
Bill Lee, spring vice-president, Pat Whitworth,
secretary, Teddy Wiegard, treasurer, E. B.
Roberts, sergeant-at-arms, and Richard Black
and Buck Wheat, directors. At the club's
formal at the River Oaks Country Club, Ben
Kostial presented a bouquet of roses to the
Pow Wow Pin-Up, Jem Bentz.
The following new members were drawn:
Walter Allen, Bob Arrington, Paul Bowers,
Tommy Davies, Dick Fullerton, Harry Gayden,
Gaylord Gillispie, Ronald Hall, John Henry
Herbert, Fort Howard, George Johnson, Jack
Lewi, Claude Matthews, Armando Porras, Jack
Tait, Buddy Williams, George Woodward.
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