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paraded a cow across the campus carrying a
sign "This ain't no bull-the Sing Sing Swing's
the best dance ofthe year", or the next morn-
ing when an ambulance came screaming up to
a stop in front of the school-five boys jumped
out and chased Johnny Miller across the
campus until, with the aid ofa straight jacket,
he was hauled back into the ambulance and it
went screaming off. The lrari boys will remem-
ber soliciting door prizes and collecting red
lanterns to light the walk up to the gym, they
will also remember the football games with
Ramal and Pow-Wow.
The following officers were elected for the
spring semester: Arthur Moncrief, president,
Fred Staacke, vice-president, Maurice Patter-
son, secretary, Billy Hardin, treasurer, John
Davis, sergeant-at-arms, Dick Belt, social
chairman, George Meriwether, junior mem-
bership chairman, Jack Doran and Ed Heyne,
publicity chairmen, Bill Van Wart, sports
chairman, Kerry Preston, chaplain, and Dan
Turner, commissioner of communications.
ln the spring the members looked forward
to their annual formal, which was held on
May 7, at the River Oaks Country Club. The
following new members were drawn: Bryan
Bell, Ben Brewer, Rodney Charlton, Bill Drake,
B. B. Drury, David Goff, Bill Hamblin, Robert
Hermance, Charles Hill, Bob Kemp, Tommy
Kloves, Russell Mount, Steve Muller, Horace
Perry, Jimmy Pickett, Kaye Reiter, Tommy
Rabson, Sidney Smith, Pete Stigerwald, Orman
Taylor, Richard Thompson, John Victery, Allen
Weymouth, Earl Williams, and Jimmy Wyatt.
SPRING PRESIDENT-ARTHUR MONCRIEF
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lmi lrari-This Indian word meaning
"brothers always" is the motto of Lamar's
oldest boys' club. Under the sponsorship of
W. L. Burns, the lraris promote friendship and
good feeling among their members.
The fall officers of Irari did much to gain
prestige for the club throughout school.
Johnny Miller was club president, Arthur Mon-
crief, vice-president, Jimmy Burns, secretary,
Billy Hardin, treasurer, Fred Staacke, ser-
geant-at-armsg Martin Scheid, social chair-
man, John McConnell, junior membership
chairman, Charles Tapley, publicity chair-
man, and Hammy Hill, sports chairman.
Soon after the opening of school the club
elected the members of the annual Irari Court.
Carolyn Coy was elected queen, Barbara Lee
Brown, princess from Chumsj Shari Collins,
princess from Niwauna, Rosemary Hamner,
princess from Hainonis, George May, princess
from Ladaka, Jane Putney, princess from
Palomar, and Jo Ann Woodham, princess
from Tawasi. These girls were honored with
an open house held at the home of Fred
Probably the biggest event of the year for
the lraris was their fall pay dance. Remember
the "S.S.S." - this announcement began to
arouse the curiosity of the student body at
least a month before the dance. Finally as the
week of their dance arrived, the club used
every advertising stunt conceivable to prepare
for the dance.
Not many of us will forget the morning
before school when a group of lraris solemnly
FALL PRSIDENT-JOHNNY MILLER
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The two top R.O.T.C. officers and their sponsors are: first row, Cadet Major james .H.
Wood, and Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Albert Pavey. Second row, Cadet Mayor Eloise
Frame and Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Babs Hartung.
lt has been said that R.O.T.C. is
nothing but an excuse for a study hall.
This is far from a true statement. The
Reserve Officers Training Corps offers
a boy instruction that will be of value
to him throughout a civilian or a mili-
tary career. R.O.T.C. is comparable to
a course in physical education in that
stress and attention is placed on
strengthening and developing the body.
lt is comparable to a solid subject in
that the mind is developed in the field
of citizenship and discipline. There is
a twofold purpose in the R.O.T.C.
On November ll, the Lamar regiment of the R.0.T.C,
paraded down Main Street led by our R.O.T.C. band.
Last fall a party was held at the armory on the day
promotions were announced. From left to right are
Captain Sonny DeLong, Captain Joe Barta, Major
James Wood, Lieutenant Colonel Albert Pavey, Captain
Lyle Wolfskill, Captain Arthur Moncrief, and Captain
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