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What does the name Ramal remind you of?
A small gold English "R," Lamar Stationery,
Spring Track Meet, Ramal Cup . . . all of
these are characteristics of Lamar's largest
boys' social club. Under the guidance of Mr.
Lee S. Keding this club plays a leading role
in many social and charitable activities.
This year was one of the most eventful in
the club's history. An energetic group of offi-
cers were elected last spring. Robert Clemons
was the fall president, Bill Thornton, vice-
president, Earle Alexander, secretary, Khle-
ber Attwell, treasurer, Al Hildreth, social
chairman, Don Olsen, sports chairman, George
Dorrance, junior membership chairman, Har-
vey Smith, sergeant-at-arms, and Philip Blatt,
Before the school doors opened in Septem-
ber this group was making plans for the com-
ing year. The first thing the club did when
school opened was to elect their fall sweet-
heart. The honor of being Ramal Sweetheart
entitled Gayle Garth to participate in all the
club activities and to attend its meetings.
Ramal introduced something new to students
this year with their colorful Lamar stationery.
Gayle and the Ramals will remember the aft-
ernoon they all got together and packed three
hundred boxes. The club's fall pay dance, the
"Redskin Wardance," was held the night be-
fore Lamar played Thomas Jefferson.
ln the floor show, which would be hard to
forget, Ramals gave a take-off of the Jeffer-
FALL PRESIDENT-ROBERT CLEMONS
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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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son dressing rooms, the Lamar dressing room,
and the Lamar cheerleaders.
A little more on the serious side was the
club's annual formal lshown belowl which was
held at the Houston Country Club. Ramals
will not forget the week preceding this occa-
sion which was spent gathering and silvering
a trailer-full of magnolia leaves, writing pro-
grams, and filling two hundred green and
white balloons with helium. At the formal,
Gayle Garth was presented a bouquet of roses
and a silver bracelet. The following officers
for the spring term were announced: Bill
Munnerlyn, president, Tommy Jax, vice-
president, Benny Hood, secretary, Lewis Cut-
rer, treasurer, Bill Thornton, social chairman,
Khleber Attwell, sports chairman, Fagan Cox,
junior membership chairman, Claude Hooton,
sergeant-at-arms, and Don Olsen, chaplain.
In the spring the members elected Anne
Watts club sweetheart. They looked forward
to their annual track meet and the presenta-
tion of the Ramal Cup. This cup is presented
each year to the most outstanding junior girl.
Last year Julia Picton received the cup. The
following new members were drawn: Richard
Webb, Bill Wilde, Fred Duckett, George Wil-
son, Kenneth Horton, Tommy Hill, Yeager
Markins, George More, Jim Wildman, Newton
Rayzor, Tom Biggs, Bill Bullen, Murphy Scurry,
Maurice Keathely, Charlton Hadden, Carl Lee,
Bill Word, Jack McComb, Larry Hensarling,
Mack Milner, Joe Shaffer, and Jim Dickson.
SPRING PRESIDENT-BILL MUNNERLYN
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