N R Crozier Technical High School - Wolf Pack Yearbook (Dallas, TX)

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7 1 r r L v V l ? L K r i i 4 vs xr, MLK 3 1 LIA Clie TGRCH ancl HAMMER Published by Elie June Senior' Class QC' Tallas Technical High School QJKD JUNE, 1929 ,AE 7:7 ,, . ,ig dp T. J L, K ,J-pug ,N vw. M- '2' ,- Q, 5- A 'rm-1 'rokou AND uA1v11uEu Clieclication In remembrance of firm but gentle guidance, of words of Wisdom kindly spoken, of pleasant, flashing humor, and of utter kindliness, We, the Seniors of 1929-'30, affectionately dedicate this, the second volume of THE TORCH AND HAMMER, to that esteemed gentleman and excellent commandant, MAJOR HOMER E. CARRICO. --Effie Cumings. 1 I 1 4 1 I 1 3 4 l A 4 l 4 5 1 4 1 g X 5?-1-:.f'11 '-,- ' .. , A- 1 TH N 'l'URl.',H :X U ' ,. Q V' .1 1WAJOR HOMER CARRICO ! er:aasw49ri3fW'MQhffMKt:fivwMvy14m,g-g9?Lgwi5qmaf,:gMgfifqsdiemug-M1-f"!??M"f-Srrsimif'2'e22x4a+v.a2rt:frF':':iM5.iSsl2S2:1A?:'if W H51 ADMINISTRATION N. R. CROZIER, E. B. CAUTHORN, Superintendent. Assistant Superintendent L. V. STOCKARD, Supervisor of High Schools. E61 PRINCIPAL DENMAN KELLEY I 7 I V' COUNSELORS ' Mrs. Anna Henderson iss Zo voy r. H. R. Kuehne Miss Catherine Ball M f' - 1 The Technical igh School has provided for its students unusual opportunity to secure counsel and advice, not only in choosing courses of study or a suitable college, but also in the selection of a life job and the actual securing of a local job. The Counselors' office, in charge of Mrs. Henderson and Miss McEvoy, can advise parents and students on the comparative value and suitability of shop courses, commercial courses, art courses, or general academic courses. Requirements for graduation and for college entrance may be explained here. This office undertakes to straighten all program tangles and to make special partftime programs for the boy or girl whom economic necessity forces to work part of each day. The Bureau of Vocational Guidance, under the direction of Mr. H. K. Kuehne, performs two interrelated functions. One of these is to counsel students, both individually and in groups, with a view to aiding the stu- dents in the selection of vocations. The other function is to make surveys of the businesses of the city for the purpose of ascertaining what types of work are being done in the city, or are likely to be done during the next five or ten years, and the kinds of training desirable for the various occupa- tions. The cumulative findings of these surveys will serve as a substantial basis for making the further changes and additions, which are sure to be made in the curriculum of our new Technica-l High School, already unique among high schools of the country. The Placement Bureau, under the supervision of Miss Ball, is the connecting link between the school and the business world. By keeping constantly in touch with the industrial and commercial life of Dallas, this bureau knows what the local possibilities of employment are. In the near future, after a survey is completed, this bureau will furnish data on kinds and possible number of junior positions open in Dallas, the general requirements of these jobs, and the possibilities for promotion. Positions with definite futures are sought for graduates not going to college and for any other students who must leave school permanently. The securing of part-time work makes it possible for many to remain in school who need to help with support of families. The Bureau endeavors to secure for Technical High students the choicest employment opportunities for which their respective personalities and training fit them. l8l N FACULTY BALL, KATHERINE C. BLOCKER, S. J. BLYTHE, WAYMAN K. BOMMER, A. J. BOYLE, ALLYS FIELD BROWN, BULA R. BRYAN, ANN BRYAN, ANNA C. BRYANT, C. A. BUTLER, EFI-IIE DAVIS, FLORENCE DAVIS, WALLACE F. DEAVENPORT, LOLA DENNY, GRACE DOTSON, C. G. DURHAM, ELOISE ELDER, LOULA ELSNER, LUCYLE FLACK, DORA FOSTER, SERGEANT GILLAM, ANNIE LEW GILLAM, BESS GOODRICH, DAN B. HALEY, MAY B. HART, RONDA HAYES, DOROTHY HENDERSON, ANNA HENRY, J. S. HERZOG, WILLIAM HINSON, MARY JONES, ELA MAE JONES, E. MADGE KADEL, GEORGE KUEHNE, H. R. LEMMER-HIRT, SADIE LIGHTFOOT, IWARY E91 MCEVOY, ZOE MOORE, NELL MOSBY, MARGARET NANCE, GUSTA B. POLK, DOVYE MAE REAGAN, G. H. ROBERTS, E. R. RUTLEDGE, C. H. SANDEL, HELEN STEPHENS, MAY STOVALL, RUTH JARMAN STORMS, PHOEBE GRACE TERRELL, GEORGE ALMA VAN ALLEN, FRANCIS WALRAVEN, MARGARET WISE, MARY LOU WRIGHT, A. F. WRIGHT, E. W. aft FAX, W . L55 N, ANNUAL STAFF EFFIE CUMINGS, AAA,,AAA ALLINE HASWELL, A.,.,AAA KIRBY BLAKENEY ......,.. WARNER HARPER, AV,. -L JOHN BAXTER ....,,..A MOSE THYFAULT ,..,.,...,. WILLIAM ADDINGTON L....,L,. BILLY ALLEN LLL,LLL,..,.,,, L .,,,,,,,- LUCILLE POWELL, ...... VIRGINIA BUCKLEY .... MISS DORA FLACK ..... CELESTIA FORE, .,.. .- ---L,L--iEditor-in-Chief ------,L-Assistant Editor ------.--Assistant Editor -----------,------,-Business Manager LITERARY EDITOR Assistant Business Manager Editor --,--L,Assistant Humor Editor --,L--L--L---.--.-LSport Editor -L-----,,Assistant Typist -----,--L-------.Sponsor -------Junior E101 WHAT MAKES TECH. With the closing of the iirst year, the new school has become a real technical high school. Several departments are maintained especially to give technical work which is not available in other schools. In the industrial department there is a print shop, a machine shop, an auto mechanics class, a sheet metal shop, a foundry, a wood shop, and a drafting room. In the commercial department there is a typing room, a machine bookkeeping room, a general bookkeeping room, a stenographic room, a business practice room, a commercial art room, and an art pottery room. In the home economics there are two cooking and three sewing labor- atories. ' All pupils entering the school as freshmen are required to spend the first two years in getting a general knowledge of several of the activities in one of the three departments. In addition, about half the time is spent in the regular academic work of high school, such as English and mathe- matics. Beginning with the third year, the pupil makes up a course to suit his needs, specializing in some line such as printing, machine shop, commer- cial art, accounting, or any of the others prescribed above. - The aim of Tech. High is two-fold: lirst, to help pupils choose the work they can best dog and second, to prepare them to be good citizens and to earn a living in their chosen work. Illl TECH. SCENES TYPEWRITING CLASS iff Hlil simn PRINTING CLASS COMMERCIAL ART CLASS I 12 J TECH. SCENES AUTOMOBILE MECHANICS GENERAL METAL SHOP WOOD SHOP w I:l3l PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION Affiliated With STATE AND NATIONAL CONGRESS OF PARENTS AND TEACHERS Meetings: Second Thursday of each month, in the Auditorium, at ten o'clock. g Motto : "The love of childhood is the tie which unites us in holiest purpose." OFFICERS MRS N. H. FARLESS e.ee -..-- ,e,eev.Ie....,, ....e, I eeeveeI.,-.,e , ,.,,I President MRS. LEON SPENCER... .... .... ..,, First Vice-President MRS E. E. FATHEREE ................ -. ...... Second Vice-President MRS RUPERT O. SLAUGHTER..-.,-- . ..,.,..... Third Vice-President MRS C. L. ANDREWS. ................ ........ F ourth Vice-President MRS S. V. TALLAL. ...... .i....,. F ifth Vice-President MRS. W. THYFAULT. .... ..... ...... . . Sixth Vice-President MRS J. E. JOHNSTON .......... ...... . Seventh Vice-President MRS. WM. C. WYNN ........... . ........ Recording Secretary MRS HOMER E. CARRICO ,,,.,. ,,,,,,,,,,,....C,,.,,,,..., T reasurer MRS B. K. DOSTERCHILL .,,,,. ...,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,.,,... ,,,Historian MRS. TOM PRICE ................. Corresponding Secretary MRS. J. W . IRELAND ........ . ............ Publicity Chairman MRS. R. L. DUDNEY ........ ................... .....i... P a rliamentarian DELEGATES TO COUNCIL OF PARENTS AND TEACHERS Mrs. S. V. Tallal Mrs. R. L. Dudney ALTERNATES I . Mrs. C. L. Andrews Mrs. Kirk Hall The Dallas Technical High School Parent-Teacher Association is organized to cooperate with faculty and student to make for better school conditions. The association consists of seven departments, composed of siveral committees, each making many contacts with every phase of school 1 e. Our program includes knowledge of the school curriculum, of dis- cipline and equipment, of program and study courses in child training, and of benevolent and altruistic aid. The main objective is child welfare-physical, mental, and spiritual. The Parent-Teacher Association pledges its support and endeavors to the success of the new Technical High School. E141 Classes June Seniors, '29 January Seniors, '30 Juniors Sophomores Freshmen Special Classes U51 1 Q. s Nr' Y: ,fx-N ,I J., ' l 1 nf: l 'T f , if f ' .,, X, 4 if f A3 4A SENIORS L ALLENA BARRETT Born Aprili 11, 1911, Winfield, Texas. Good Scholarship '27, '28, Commercial Law Club '29. "Honest, kind, and sincere." . JOHN BAXTER Born November 23, 1912, Dallas, Texas. Little Theater '27, '28, Hi-Y '28, '29, Good Scholar- ship '25, '26, '27, '28, Assistant Business of The Torch and Hammer '29, SeniorPlay '29. "He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again." JAMES BARNES Born May 12, 1911, Caddo Mills, Texas. Chairman of Sports Girls Reserves '28, '29, "A heaven born American girl, Red hair, white skin, blue eyes- Salute her." DOROTHY R. BOYD Born April 18, 1911, Dallas, Texas. Good Scholarship '25, '26, '28. "Let me be that I am, and seek not to alter mc." WILLIE D. BOMAR Born September 8, 1912, Counterline, Texas. Senior play. "I give thee a toast--" PHILIP Bosco Born April 8, 1911, Dallas, Texas. Good Scholarship '24, '25, Commercial Law Club '29. "None but himself could be his parallel." EI-'FIE CUMINGS Born January 1, 1911, Barttelsville, Okla- homa. Freshman Play Tulsa '25, Debating 16 Team Ponca '26, Good Scholarship '27, '28, '29, Choraus Club '27, '28, Extempore Representa- tive '28, Linz Award '27, '28, '29, President of Latin Club '28, Secretary Little Theater '28, '29, President of 4B girls, 4B Literary Editor Torch and Hammer '28, Library Council '29, Presi- dent of Senior Class '29, Editor-in-Chief Torch and Hammer '29, Business Manager Senior Play '29. II The heights of great ones, reached and kept, Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were tailing upward in the night." HELEN E. DINDORE Born November 24, 1911, Chicago, Ill. Secre- tary of Miami Girl Reserves, Member of North Dallas Girl Reserves. "She is silent, she is shy,- Hut there is mischief in her eye." SARAH G. EDGE Born February 5, 1911, San Marcos, Texas. Girl Reserves '26, Pep Squad '26, Good Scholar- ship '26, '27, '28, '29, Little Theater '28, '29, Senior Day Minstrel '28, R. O. T. C. Sponsor '28, '29. "A dancing shape, an image gay, A sweet little girl that has her way." JOYCE ENGLISH Born August 15, 1911 , Secretary-Treasurer Dickson Junior Class , Good Scholarship '26 , Vice-President Girl Reserves '29. "Rich in qualities of mind and heart that makes a noble woman." FRAZIER EDMONDS Born February 12, 1910, Fort Worth, Texas. Dramatics Club. "Silence and sunshine blend." l ROY R. FAIR Born April 12, 1909, Dallas, Texas, Lieuten- ant R. O. T. C. "You say his name is Fair? How truly does it fit him-'f ALLIE MERLE GILL Born August 11, 1911, Garrison, Arkansas. Commercial Law Club '29, Chairman of Pro- gram Committee of Seniors. "A sweeter woman never drew breath." ROBERT GERLACH Born December 25, 1912, Denison, Texas. Offi- cer R. 0. T. C., Linz Award '26, '27, Band '27, '28, '29, Junior Hi-Y, Diamond Disc Club, Crack C0mDaYly '27, '28, '29, State Band Contest '28, Commercial Law Club '29. "Mellow as his own music." JOHN R. GRAHAM Born April 1,- 1912, Dallas, Texas, Cadet- Company '26, '27, '29, Camp Dallas Club '29, Best Major Commanding '29, Crack '23, '29, Rise Team '27, '28, '25, '27, '28: Diamond Disc Cadet Spring '28, C. M. T. C. '28, Good Schal- arship Club. "Gold does never glitter, it only glows." ROY HARGRAVE Born November 28, 1912, Dallas, Texas, Good Scholarship '26, '27, '28. "Deep is the water where the brook is still." HORACE HOOD Born June 9, 1910, Walters, Oklahoma, Crack Company '26, '27, '28, Diamond Disc Club '29, Officer of R. O. T. C. '29. f'Men are of two kinds, and he is the kind I should like to be." GELERT HUGHES Born September 13, 1909, Emporia, Kansas. Officer R. O. T. C. '28, '29, Crack Company '25, '26, '28, Diamond Disc Club, Hi-Y Club, Rifle Team, Camp Dallas '25, '26, Student Council '29. "As straight as an arrow, he is a man. He does his will, and what he says he can." WARNER A. HARPER Born August 18, 1911, Arbala, Texas. Glee Club: High School Quartet, Business Manager of Torch and Hammer '29. , "A.stubby pencil, a smiling face, a sort of inky flowing grace." ALLINE HASWELL Born June 5, 1911, Cedar Hill, Texas. Good Scholarship Club '26, '27, S. O, S. Club '26, Little Theater Club '29, Secretary 4B Girls '28, Secretary-Treasurer Senior Class, Assistant Edi- tor Torch and Hammer '29, Spanish Club '25, '26, Pep Squad '25, '26, Senior Librarian '29, Senior Play '29. "A friend that is kind, a friend that is true, Who pray is it, if it isn't you?" M. E. HENDRICKS Born May 12, 1911, Dallas, Texas. "Who can depict the subtlies of character?" CAROL MANSFIELD Born April 6, 1911, Dallas, Texas. Boy's Glee Club '26, '27, '28, President Boys' Glee Club '27, '28, Boys' Quartette '28, '29, Senior Minstrel '28, '29, Representative to All-State Chorus at Houston '27, "China Shop" '26, Good Scholar- ship Club '28, '29. "With a 'voice as sweet as that of the thrush that sings at eventidef' VELMA MAXWELL Born January 29, 1911, -.,4llh.. Spanish Club '28, Good Scholarship '26, '27, '28, Library Council '29. "Speak you of character and prettiness to- gether? Behold!" JAMES C. MCCLUNG Born May 17, 1912, Kerens, Texas. Major R. O. T. C., Hi-Y, Secretary-Treasurer Diamond Disc Club '29, Crack Company '26, '27, '28, '29, Rifle Team '28. "Greater than Jove he seems to me." EDITH MADELYNE MIERS Born December 17, 1910, Dallas, Texas. Girl Reserves '27, Good Scholarship '28, Little The- ater '28, '29, Commercial Law Club '29, "Sir! As I have a soul, she is an angel." KEN MOONEY Born November 9, 1908, Broshuer, Texas. Bas- ket Ball Team '24, "Earth changes, but his heart stands true." ROYALL MERONEY Born February 2, 1911, Grand Saline, Texas. Good Scholarship, Spanish Club '26, '27, '28, '29, Vice-President Spanish Club '28. "Quiet and unassuming, but interested." MURRAY MILNER A Born December 10, 1910, Cleburne, Texas. Officer R. O. T. C., Crack Company '26, '27, '28, '29, Hi-Y '28, '29, Diamond Disc Club '28, '29, Library Council '29, Little Theater '29, Track '29, Tennis '29, Senior Play, Rifle Team '28, '29, Senior Minstrel, Basket Ball. "Not even genius compares with grit, And a man can not lose, if he will not quit." LOIS R. MILLS Born'March 18, 1912, Asciala, Texas. UA maid as a maid should be." MILDRED LOUISE NEWMAN Born December 14, 1911, Oklahoma City, Okla- homa.. Sponsor R. O. T. C. '27, '28, '29, Good Scholarship Club, Little Theater '28. "Queen rose of the rose-bud garden of girls." VINCENT J. ONDRUSHEK Born April 5, 1911, Weatherford, Texas. Band '27, '28, '29, Honor Band '28, '29, Good Scholar- ship Club, Camp Dallas '27, '28, Diamond Disc Club '28, '29, Band Contest '28, Crack Company '27, '28, '29. "He will fly up on wings of music, and buifcl from heaven to earth a stair-case of bars and notes." MADELIENE GENEVA PEACOCK Born February 23, 1910, Dallas, Texas. Com- mittee to Appoint Annual Staff, Gil Reserves '29, Commercial Law Club '29. "Honest, dependable, sincere." l17l DORAH LUCILLE PowELL Born April 10, 1911, Oklahoma City, Okla- homa. Good Scholarship '27, 'Secretary Girl Reserves '28, '29, Typist Torch and Hammer, Commercial Law Club '29, Senior Play '29. "Nothing is impossible to a willing heart." GLADYS A. PRINGLE Born September 20, 1911, Clinton, Oklahoma. Basket Ball '26, '27, Commercial Law Club '29. "Willing heart, noble mind." HOWARD J. REED Born December 5, 1912, Pittsburgh, Pennsyl- vania. Commercial Law Club '29. "I am not in the roll of common men." MARY ISABELLE ROCHELLE Born December 5, 1909, San Angelo, Texas. Pep Squad '25, Good Scholarship '26, '27, '28, Senior Play '29. "Sweet piece of bashful maiden art." ONEE RAGSDALE Born March 8, 1909, Mesquite, Texas. Good Scholarship '25, '26, '27, '28. "Worth is by worth admired." WILLIAM REEs Born April 30, 1911, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Executive Officer of Band '28, '29, Band '26, '27, '28, '29, Crack Company '2, '27, '28, '29, Band Contest '26, '27, '28, Diamond Disc Club 28, '29, Sousa Band Contest '27. "A gentleman and a. scholar." FLOYD SMITH Born February 12, 1912, Joplin, Missouri. Or- '27, Band '27, '28, Honor Band '27, '28, chestra State Band Contest '27, '28, Sousa Band Con- 27, Camp Dallas '27, '28, Good Scholarship test ' '28, '29, Diamond Disc Club '29. In framing an artist, Art hath decreed To make some good, but others to exceed." MosE THYFAULT Born September 5, 1911, Dallas, Texas. Crack Company '26, '27, '28, '29, Officer R. O. T. C., President of 4B boys, Good Sportsmanship '28, Little Theater '28, '29, President of Library Council '29, President of Diamond Disc Club '29, President of Hi-Y '29, Head Cheer Leader '28, Most Popular Senior '28, Rifle Team '28, '29, Senior Minstrel '28, 29, Basket Ball '29, Camp Dallas '26, '27, Humor Editor Torch and Ham- mer '29, Vice President of Senior Class '29, Track '29, High Point Man Rifle Matches '28, '29, Senior Play '29. "For his eountry's God and a woman's name He plays up and plays the game, On his lips a jest, in his heart a flame." 18 ROY K. SMITH Born September 13, 1911, Fort Worth, Texas. "My name is common, but not so I." LOGAN D. SMITH Born May 10, 1911, Belton, Texas. Good Schol- arship '26, '27, '28, '29, Linz Award, U. D. C. Club, President of History Class '28. "An honest man, close-buttoned to the chin, Broadcloth without, warm heart within." HERBERT HAHNL Born August 31, 1911, Football '26, '27, '28, Foreign Relations Club '29. "Wisdom and worth was he." 1 FRANCES ETTA HODGE Born August 5, 1912, Dallas, Texas. Linz Pin '25, '26, '27, Good Scholarship '28, Girl Re- serves, Pep Squad '25, "A fit queen for a kingly king." LEWIS C. KERSEY Born September 11, 1910, Crystal River, Fla. Secretary Pan American League '28, '29, Span- ish Club '29, Good Scholarship '26, '27, '28. "He may be reporter, and he may be 'cub', Whatever it is, he gives others the rub." GORDON M. MARTIN Born January 18, 1911, Gulf Port, Mississippi. President oof Commercial Club '29. "Who speaks of manliness in the presence of a man?" ALGIE A. WELLS Born September 25, 1912, Longview, Texas. Tennis '25, '26, '27, Extempore Representative '25, '27, '29, Class Play '27, Literary Society '28, Hi-Y '28, '29, Good Scholarship '24, '25, '26, '27, Senior Play. "To those who know thee not, no word can paint, And to those who know thee, know all words faint." CHARLES WORD Born June 18, 1912, Alice, Texas. Crack Com- pany '27, '28, '29, Hi-Y '28, '29, Diamond Disc Club '29, Officer R. O. T. C., Annual Staff '24 '25, '26, Good Scholarship Club, Little Theater '29, C. M. T. C. '29. "I am not handsome, but I declare I have a distinguished look." RALPH P. WALKER Born May 19, 1910, Antlers, Oklahoma. Mem- ber of Boys' Glee Club, Yell Leader at the Springdale High School, Springdale, Arkansas, Commercial Law Club '29. l 4A SENIOR PRGPHECY I have always heard that it is necessary to cross the palm with silver to invoke the aid of the fortune teller's goddess. But then, my good folk, since the spring air is balmy and my head feels the same way, I'll oblige you-oh yes! And how- To begin with, since there is not a gleam of silver in my palm, my eyesight may be dim as rega-rds the future, but here goes. Ah, methinks I see a tall and stately figure, pacing slowly before a tent on the battle field, his bosom covered with ribbons and medals, that man is John Graham, and he won his medals by making a goal in the Army-Navy game after sinking a battleship on the football field. , No, no, that can't be right-but I said-the silver. Ah, all right- , Our obese friend, Effie Cumings? Ah, her journalistic actvities were such that she now fills-yes, fills-one of the most famous chairs in the land, that of editor of the Whiz Bang. Ah, I see another face in the crystal, Isabelle Rochelle playing oppo- site Gelert Hughes in "Her Last Chance." Sarah Edge has been disap- pointed in love and is now spending her time in fasting and prayer. Carol Mansfield, the second "Calvert", will visit his beloved, Velma Maxwell the dancer, some time in the near future. My stars, the shapes come crowding around! Dallas Tech. must have been the cradle for the famous of the land. James McClung, Army Lingo Expert, is now commandant of the Clung's Heights Military Academy at Mesquite. Edith Miers, in Paris, is vainly trying to convince her irate parent that her drawings are pure art. Royall Meroney and Joyce English have taken themselves to the stage where they have become quite proficient in the adagio. . They are visiting the city with Roy Fair's great show, "Fair's Follies." Frazier Edmonds is the costume designer with the troupe, and all the mechanical details of the production are faithfully attended to by Gladys Pringle. Roy Hargrave, the scientist, has discovered a process by which the leaves of trees may be transformed into women's clothing. He says he will run the cost of high living down by clothing his wife, the former Allena Barrett in the same. Roy Smith and Warner Harper are co-editors of Printer's Ink. Louis Kersey, nicknamed the "Cub", is now known as the "Tobacco Volstead", because he tried to make smoking illegal. Gordon M. Martin, Ken Mooney, and Vincent Ondrunshek, the unbeat- able trio of lawyers, are engaged at present in trying to assuage the hurt feelings of Howard Reed. Mr. Reed is suing Mildred Newman for heart balm. Allie Merle Gill decided that two could fiy as cheaply as one, I19l 4A SENIOR PROPHECY-Continued so she and Murray Milner have made their way via airplane to Paris, where Madame Milner buys her frocks from the American modiste, Helen Dindore, who can out-French the French in manufacturing American gowns. Jamie Barnesis a missionary in Africa, and they say her philosophy of religion is so powerful that everything in Africa save one tse tse fly has been converted. She'11 get that one yet. John Baxter, the tin plate king, has a new advertising agent with new ideas, none other than Philip Bosco. Mr. Bosco wrote some admirable copy, to Wit: "Crown hubby with a plate-it pays." Unfortunately, Mrs. Baxter, the former Frances Hodge, took it to heart and crowned hubby with a plate, but it wasn't tin, and now John is nursing a cut on his right ear. A Willie D. Bomar turned detective. She tried to figure out the cause of music haunting Robert Gerlach, the McKinney band leader. She finally decided that he murdered it. Herbert Hahnl and Alline Haswell are in China trying to compute the number of dishes of chow mien consumed per hour. William Russ and Floyd Smith are playing in the Dirty Spoon Cafe in Matamoras, Mexico. Bereaved by the sudden marriage of Murray, Mose Thyfault deter- mined to end 'it all. He decided to fly across the Trinity river, a virtually impossible feat. He thought he'd never reach the other side, but he did and became a hero. Logan Smith, the mathematician, has been figuring the mileage ever since. Dorothy Boyd, Madeline Peacock, Lucille Powell and Lois Miller are giving concerts before the crowned heads of Europe under the managa- ment of M. E. Hendricks. Horace Hood is commandant of West Point, and his old friend, Char- les Word, is the Secretary of War under President Wells. Annie Ragsdale and Ramon Franco are operating a travel bureau and Ralph P. Walker, the playwright, has given -them full charge of his tours to the cities of the world. ' The crystal is blank again, as blank as my mind. But now, my friends, the silver-the silver, here in my palm? No? Such is fortune, my friends 3 she is fickle. E201 4B SENIORS WILLIAM :ADDINGTON Born August 1, 1911, Quinlan, Texas. Crack COYYIDHUY '28, '29, Officer R. O. T. C. '29, Hi-Y Club '29, Commercial Law Club '29, Diamond Disc Club '29, Assistant Humor Editor Torch and Hammer. BILLY ALLEN Born August 12, 1911, Dallas, Texas. "D" Club '28, Football '28, Basket Ball '28, '29, Sport Editor of Torch and Hammer '29, R. O. T. C. '26, Salesmanship Club '29. CURTIS L. ANDREWS, JR. Born March 26, 1912, Dallas, Texas. Crack Company '26, Camp Dallas '27, Officer '29, Diamond Disc Club '29, Hi-Y Club '29. ROSALIE AUTRY Born December 9, 1910, Houston, Texas. BETTY BENTON Born November 8, 1912, Muskogee, Oklahoma. Girls' Glee Club '26, Pep Squar '26, Little Theater. KIRBY BLAKENEY Born May 26, 1911, Dallas, Texas. Good Scholarship Club, R. O. T. C. '25, '26, Camp Dallas '25, Football '28, "D" Club '28, Assist- ant Editor Torch and Hammer '29. LORINE BOURLAND Born October 24, 1913, Rogers, Texas. Girl Reserves '27, Gym Club, Pep Squad, Assistant Cheer Leader at Forest. VIRGINIA BUCKLEY Born October 31, 1911, St. Louis, Missouri. Secretary Spanish Club '28, '29, Assistant Typ- ist Torch and Hammer '29. I 21 LOUISE CLIFT Born December 25, 1911, Dallas, Texas. Good Scholarship Club-'27, Girl Reserves, Thrift. JACK COLLINS Born Beaumont, Texas, July 25, 1910. VICTOR CORREA Born March 10, 1911, Tampico, Mexico. CARL HENRY fDAVIS Born November 13, 1910, Dallas, Texas. R. O. T. C. '25, '26, '27, '28, '29, Officer '29, Crack Company '26, '29, Diamond Disc Club '28, '29, Hi-Y '29. RUTII DAVIDSON Born November 3, 1912, Dallas, Texas. Pep Squad 26, Little Theater 28, '29, Girl Reserves '26, '27, '28, President '27, Cheer Leader '28, Library Council '28. NENA LOUISE DAY Born August 12, 1912, Carmen, Okla. Vice- President of 4B's, Spanish Poetry Contest '27, Pan American Club '29. BENNIE LAWRENCE Born November 11, 1910, Blackman, La. HELEN RUTH L'ROY Born January 4, 1912, ,, , Girl Reserves '25, '26, Pep Squad '25, Good Scholar- ship '26, '27, Library Council '29. J. B. LEE Born May 11, 1910, Bonham, Texas. Basket Ball '27, '28, Football '27, Track '27, '28, '29, R. O. T. C. '25, '26, '27, "D" Club '28, '29, Captain Basket Ball '28. l CHARLES MARCH Born September 15, 1911, San Antonio, Texas. Officer R. O. T. C. '28, Staff Officer '29, Crack Company '26, '27, '28, '29, Camp Dallas '27, '28, Marksman, Sharpshooter and Camp Dallas Effi- ciency Medals, Track '27, '28, General Athletics at Camp Dallas, Member of Executive Board Diamond Disc Club, Good Scholarship '28. THOMAS MASON Born , 1911, Apelika, Ala- bama, Hi-Y '28, '29, Little Theater '28, Dia- mond Disc Club '29, Crack Company '28, '29 Officer '29, FRANCES MELTON Born June 21, 1912, Fort Worth, Texas. JOE MOFFITT Born April 8, '1910, Belfast, Tennessee. Mili- tary '26, '27, '28. HAROLD MCFARLAND Born October 25, 1910, Greenville, Texas. LESTER MCKEG Born December 19, 1910, Riverside, Texas. Officer R. O. T. C. '29, Crack Company '26, '27, '28, '29, Track '28, Basket Ball '29, Diamond Disc '29, Camp Dallas '26 Rifie Team '28, OBIE WILLIAM NORTON Born February 19, 1909, Honey Grove, Texas. Little Theater. HAROLD O'N EAL Born November 22, 1910, Dallas, Texas. Offi- cer R. O. T. C. '29, Vice-President Diamond Disc Club, Crack Company '26, '27, '28, '29, Camp Dallas '26, C. . T. C. '28, Hi-Y, Public Speaking Play '28. CLARENCE PITTMAN Born June 9, 1910, Stanford, Texas. Crack Company '25, '26, '27, '28, '29, Hi-Y, Diamond Disc Club, Track '29. NELLE PRICE Born,June 22, 1912, Cooper, Texas. Girl Re- serves '28, '29, Pep Squad '25. MABEL AGNES PRITCHETT Born January 5, 1912, Farmers Branch, Texas. Member of S. S. S. Club and Spanish Club at Sunset. ' WINNIFRED RELF Born May 15, 1911, New Orleans, Louisiana. Spanish Club at Sunset. DE ETTA DISHMAN Born March 10, 1912, Stanford, Texas. Good Scholarship '26, '27, Latin Club '29, Staff Com- mittee '29. SID DUNKEN Born April 10, 1911, Dallas, Texas. Hi-Y '27, '28, '29, Lflee Club '26, '26, 27, '28, Quartette 28 '29, President Freshman and Sophomore Class, Football '26, '28, Dramatic Club '28, French Club '27, '28, Latin Club '26, '27, Vice-Presi- dent 4B Home Room, Hi-Y '28. ELEANOR FATHEREE. Born April 30, 1912, Dallas, Texas. Scholarship '27, Little Theater, Library '29, Senior Play '28, Girl Reserves '2'7. Good Council 22 LEWIS FETZER Born May 22. 1912, Washington, D. C. CLYDE FORSHEE Born August 7, 1912, McKinney, Texas. Offi- cer R. O. T. C. NELL FLEMING Born October 24, 1910, Dallas, Texas. Little Theater '28, '29 Girl Reserves '29. JESSE FRICK Born June 20, 1911, Dallas, Texas. OH'icer R. O. T. C., Hi-Y '28, '29, Diamond Disc Club, Football '28, '29, Track '28, '29, Basket Ball '29, Library Council '29. PAT FLETCHER GOLDSTEIN JAKE Born December 18, 1911, Dallas, Texas. Mili- tary '26, '27. L. HALL T. ..,, 1912, Fort Deposit, Ala- bama. R. O. T. C. Born '26, '27, '28, HERMAN 1913, Dal'las, Texas. SOL Born February 15, HORACE HOOD Born June 9, 1910, Walters, Oklahoma. Hi-Y Club, Crack Company '26, '27, '28, Diamond Disc Club, Officer R. O. T. C. '28, '29, WILLARD JOHNSON Born June 7, 1912, Shawnee, Oklahoma. R. O. T. C. '27, '28, Glee Club '26, Band. '26. KENNETH JONES Born October 21, 1911, Anna, Texas. R. O. T. C. Officer '26, '27, '28, Diamond Disc Club '29, Track Team '26, '27, '28, '29, Football '27, '28, '29, Crack Company '26, '27, '28, '29, RUTH KARNES Born February 19, 1912, Dallas, Texas. Pep Squad '25, Girl Scouts '25, Home Room '28, Good Scholarship '25, '26. Spanish Club '29. ERIC ROBERT Born March 6, 1912, Dallas, Texas. Officer R. O. T. C. '26, '27, '28, '29, Junior Class Rep- resentative to Annual January '29, Annual Staff Committee '29, Secretary IVB Class, Diamond Disc Club, Little Theater. ABELARDO RODRIGUEZ 1912, Vitoria, Texas. Bas- Born January 21, ket Ball '28,'Track '29, FRANCES RUSS 1909, Fort Worth, Texas. Reserves '26, '27, '28, Pep BERTHA Born December 7, Little Theater, Girl Squad. ROSA SCHWARZ Born September 17, 1912, Dallas, Texas. BOBBY LOVEMA SHORT Born September 3, 1911, Houston, Texas. Spanish Club '27, '28, Pan American Club '28, Susehi Camp Five Group at Sunset. LUCIAN SPANN Born April 18, 1812, Ennis, Texas. I-lb JACK SELBY Born October 12, 1909, Dallas, Texas. Hi-Y '28, '29, President 4B Class '29, President Little Theater '29. RALPH STOVALL Born July 9, 1911, Hillsboro, Texas.i Business Manager Ice Hockey Team, also played on team. JOHN SURRATT Born October 9, 1912, Mart, Texas. I Supply Officer R. O. T. C. '26, '27, '28, '29, Crack Company '29, MARY LOU THOMPSON Born February 11, 1912, Shreveport, Louisiana. GEORGE THORNTON Born October 20, 1911, Richland Springs, Tex- as. Good Scholarship, Bonehead Club, Hi-Y '28, Class President '27. J. D. TOUCHON Born January 13, 1912, ,-l. Officer R. O. T. C. '29, R. O. T. C. '26, '27, '28, '29, Good Scholarship '26, '27, '28, Hi-Y, Com- mercial Law Club, Diamond Disc Club BEATRICE WHITE Born August 14, 1911, Sulphur Springs, Texas. Girl Reserves '26, '27, '28, Girls' Chorus, Pep Squad '26, Spanish Club '28 at Woodrow Wilson. WILLIAM WHITE Born January 4, 1911, Dallas, Texas. FRANCIS WILSON Born August 2, 1911, Elreno, Oklahoma. SPRESSER WYNN Born December 18, 1913, Dallas, Texas. Offi- cer R. T. T. C., Drum Major '28, '29, and '27, '28, '29, Honor and '27, '28, '29, Camp Dallas '27, '28, and Contest '27, 28, Diamond Disc Club Hi-Y 28, 29, Linz Pin '28, Little Theater, Tech. Orchestra '29, All-City High School Tr- chestra '29, Sousa and Contest '27: Library Council, Good Scholarship, Latin Club '28 '29, 4B SENIOR PROPHECY "Professor Flecerby, Astrologist. Your Future Read." This was the Wording on the neat sign I saw tacked on the door of a house as I was Walking along the street. I secured an appointment with the Professor, and then asked him to give me the low-down on my former classmates. He glanced at the names, pawed among the mass of papers on his desk, made some calculations, and then began: ' "Well, Eric Robert is now captain of the Texas Rangers, and is assisted by his aides, Jack Collins, Horace Hood, Winifred Relf, and Wil- liam Addington." "Sol Herman is still collecting medals for his private collection and his representatives to the various parts of the World are Ruth Karnes to the Fiji Islands, Louise Clift to China, Lewis Fetzer to Fort Worth, and Nell Fleming to Siberia." 77 "Well," I inquired, "What has become of Jesse Frick? "Oh," said the Professor, "he is an English teacher at Dallas Tech. and is a Wonder at punctuating sentences, While his secretary, Eleanor Fatheree, has great hopes of his becoming principal. "Then J. M. Lee," he continued, "is captain on the steamer plying between Dallas and Fort Worth, on that beautiful river, the Trinity." "By the Way," I asked, "Who is responsible for that improvement in the river?" "Oh, Thomas Mason, Harold McFarland, Lester McKeg, and Clarence Pittman were the brains of the organization that did this great Work. I23l 4B SENIOR PROPHECY-Continued "In the big building that they built on the bank of the river is Obie Norton's studio. He is now one of the greatest actors of the talkies, and he and his leading lady, De Etta Dishman, are to be married next week. The Reverend Sid Dunken will tie the knot. "His typist, Virginia Buckley, recently won the world's speed test with 200W words a minute and Rosalie Autry was third with 2981 words a minute. 'iRuth Davidson, Mable Pritchett, and Bobby Short recently won the bathing beauty contest held at White Rock. Pat Fletcher's hot dog stand there does a thriving business and is chieiiy habitated by Carl Davis, Lorine Bourland, William White, and John Surrat. Kirby Blakeney had an amphibian plane there until Nena Louise Day passed by. He ran into a tree, as he couldn't look two ways at once. His sawbones, Jake Gold- stein, wanted to take his appendix out until he found that it had been re- moved ten years ago. "Billy Allen," the Professor continued, "who recently ran 90 yards for a safety, has been chosen All-American tackle twice. His Wife, Nelle Price, is very proud of him. Their nearest neighbors, Mary Lou Thomp- son and Frances Melton, have gained much fame by their life-sized port- raits of white elephants." "Where is Bertha Russ ?" I inquired of him. "Bertha is now a famous hula dancer in Kenneth J ones' and Clyde Forshee's night club. Their chef is Joe Moifitt, who is a ha-sh expert. His chief assistants are T. L. Hall, Abelardo Rodriguez, and Benny Lawrence. Ralph Stovall, Rosa Schwarz, and Victor Correa give exhibition skating there each night, while Spresser Wynn conducts the orchestra for their performance. George Thornton plays the drums and hopes soon to be able to play the 'Anvil Chorus? He wants to become a blacksmith. The orches- tra also has: Jack Selby, flute player, Lucian Spann, cowbell player, Francis Wilson, Jews harp player, and J. D. Touchon, bird-imitating whistle player. Beatrice White sells cigarettes and candy there, and her best customer is Harold O'Neal. The Professor paused here, scratched his head, made more calcula- tions, and then proceeded again: "Helen L'Roy ran for Mayor and received one vote-she voted for herself. The ticket was also made up of Charles Marsh, Dog Catcher--he was chased by two dogs and withdrew, Curtis Andrews, Water Commis- sioner-the voters thought he was all wetg Willard Johnson, Finance Com- missioner-he made the mistake of asking for a loan of five dollarsf' As the last name was checked off, the Professor sighed, and stretching himself said, "Well, that's that." KIRBY BLAKENEY. it E241 JUNIOR CLASS We are the Juniors, neither so far down the line that We live in the future, nor so far up that We live in the past. We are the medium, the future commanders, pace makers, and path makers. You, Who are the Seniors, perhaps Wonder Who Will take your posi- tions in the far high places of the school, Who will rule Where yfou have ruled, and do as you have done. What, you say, have you as a basis upon which to base your claim and your prophecy? This and these: El Circulo Hispcmico: Vivieene Tallal, secretary, Jack Ball, treas- urer. Library Council: Catherine Wright. Military: Spresser Wynn, Henry Spencer, Edison Good, and John Heard. Ofrchestra: Vivieene Tallal, concert master, Spresser Wynn, student director. Both in All-Southwestern Orchestra. THE SENIOR SPEAKS Ah-I am tired of prating fools, Yellow men, trembling tools- I am tired-tired of mirthless giggles, Painted clowns and Worthless Wiggles- Give me a boy Who can laugh, And a girl Who can smile, A boy that can fight, And a girl Worth While- Give me a Junior! -Effie Cumings. l25l SOPHOMORE CLASS What could be sweeter than the Sophomore class? Honest and truly, they seem more important than the Seniors. Don't they chew their gum harder and "just a little longer" than anyone else? When one gets to be a Sophomore, he or she has reached the point 'where he is "supposed to fall in love"g or at least, he seems to think so. The Sophs are always doing something, too. They help to win tro- phies that make dear old Tech. proud of them. They iiock in the detention rooms, and buy the football tickets, too. It takes the Sophomores to keep the head of the school in the air and keep up the arguments among their classmates. They are all so proud when they have started their second year on that long and rugged road to High School Education. And one other word, "Don't forget they are also happy because they are no longer the minnows or the bait for the upper-classmen to pick on eternally? FRESHMAN CLASS Recipe for a Freshman class: Select only prime, innocent youngsters from each of a dozen or so schools, scrub well behind the ears, sprinkle liberally with bewilderment, turn loose in the high pressure melting pot of Dallas Tech. and await results. This recipe was used with the greatest success a few short months ago and produced that marvel of the school, the current Freshman class. Just how dull the life of the Sophomore would be without his unso- phisticated little playmates is a matter for the school psychologists to thresh out among themselves. Certain it is that the noble Junior would expire of pure ennui, and the mind of the Senior become even more atro- phied were it not for these interesting beings nearby. For weeks they supply entertainment for all the military officers, as any mortal near the windows at drill periods can testify. But for all the laughter and slight feeling of superiority that each class feels, there is a warm place in their hearts for this, the youngest class. They earnestly long to guide and help, smooth out the rough places, iix things so that the Freshmen can travel on a higher and better plane than they. Whatever the victories they have annexed to themselves, they are but the stepping stones for the Fish, the rungs in the ladder that leads to the top. And so, wolf cub, realizing this. they take off their hats to you -you, the leaders of the pack tomorrow. Prove yourselves! i26l SPECIAL CLASSES The Special Classes of Technical High School are made up of boys and girls who have dropped out of school on account of work or illness, or who have gone to school in small towns. We have grown from three classes to six this year and almost doubled in number since the first term. There are no grades, but the work is so divided that no pupil need be held back if he can do the advanced work. A number of our students from the first term are taking part high school work while doing special class work. The boys enter Military, pottery classes, and shop work. The girls enter classes in Foods and Clothing, pottery, gym, and music. T We are especially proud of this work because Mr. Cauthorn found on his trip East this year that no other city in the U. S. is doing this 'kind of work. AN ACROSTIC What has made my term's work worth while? S-tudy C-arefulness T-ruthfulness P-atience L-abor E-arnestness E-nthusiasm A-ttention C-oncentration C-onquering myself S-chool spirit H-igh ideals I-nitiative S-tickability A-pplication H-onesty L-ove T J I-ndustry The January graduates from the Special Classiwere: Jack Abramson, Joe Evans, Vernon Grant, Al Dobbs, Billie Mays, Alvin Fisher, O. B. Suggs, Boyd Goodman, Monroe Hinton, L. C. Hogue, Carl Abel, Thomas Wideman, John Pearson, George Rosser, William Bishop, Wilson Bond, Neil Flemister, Cecil Harris, David Hart, Edwin Kinser, J. C. Liansford, Leonard Lindsay, John McKinney, Frank Richardson, Sidney Moore, Rob- ert Morgan, Vernon Tipton, Marie Moore, Exa Andrews, Katherine Bris- tow, Eura Mae Dillard, Josephine Goodman, Edna Lee Ruse, Margaret Wright. ' BLOWING OUR HORN A careful check on the marks given by the high school department to these special pupils who were partially promoted shows that out of 52 marks only six were below passing the first semester. Josephine Goodman, a January graduate, made an average of 89.5 per cent. on her work in IB the first semester. A little over five per cent. of our boys and 20 per cent. of our girls are partially supporting themselves by part-time work. Earl Canada received 335.00 from the P.-T. A. for turning in the largest sum of money from the sale of picture show tickets. E271 SPECIAL CLASSES-Continued Jack Bryan was awarded the efficiency medal for Tech. High at the last government inspection. Company "C" has won parade line three times in succession. Many Special Class boys are in this group. Mose Thyfault is captain of the company. Edward Martin realizes quite a nice income from the sale of his com- mercial drawings. Walter Herrin has established a flourishing business in the way of a florist shop. Edward Vencil is the youngest aviator in Texas. George De Marcus studies four hours each afternoon in a Greek school. , Willard Weaver is ex-president of a harmonica club at Travis School. Charles Greeves is starting a pigeon business at Lisbon. He is spe- cializing on Homers. He won third prize on his pigeons at the last Fair. Joe Sanders was asked to play the harmoncia at the Adolphus on one of their dinner programs. Two ex-special boys have just completed a course in Commercial Art in New York and are now designing for two wholesale houses in Dallas. Another ex-special boy has been given a good position in the auditing department of the Western Union. Two girls in Mrs. Bryan's History class have organized a History Club which meets once a week. At each meeting we study the lives of two girls who became famous in American History, then have an interesting program. Louise Smithermon was elected president, Mattie Louise Green, vice-president, May Jeanette Woodward, secretary, Gladys Lobb, treas- urer, and,Fae Bell and Gladys Mabry are the program committee. Some of the pupils whose report cards carried home too many red grades at the end of the first six weeks have adopted this resolution: Early to bed and early to rise. Work like smoke and watch our grades. Rise, rise, rise. One of our mottoes: "The elevator to Success is not runningg take the stairway." E281 Organizations 1. R. O. T. C. 2. R. O. T. C. Stai 3. Band 4. R. O. T. C. Roster 5. Diamond Disc Club 6. The Bonehead Club 7. High School Orchestra 8. El Circulo Hispanico 9. The Latin Club 10 11 12 13 14 . Hi-Y Club . Girl Reserves . Little 'Theater Club . Glee Club Popularity Winners E29 1 R. O. T. C. Although in Major Carrico the cadets and the student body lost a friend and confidant as well as an admirable and well-beloved command- ant, they have found that loss somewhat repaired and that feeling of emp- tiness somewhat relieved by the presence of another well-known individ- ual, Sergeant Wm. F. Foster. Led capably and well by this gentleman, they believe themselves to be able to cope with any situation and feel ade- quately prepared to "carry on." A Few students ever realize the importance of the R. O. T. C. Corps to the school. By its excellency it brings honor and respect as surely as fame follows the winning teams home to roost. The R. O. T. C. is invaluable. That it trains boys to think we know well, but even more important-it gives them the ability to lead, the power to command. Sergeant William Foster, our present commandant, entered the serv- ice of the United States at 22 years of age. He has seen active service in four wars, including the Spanish-American, the Philippines, Border twice, and the World War, and was retired from active service May 22, 1921. For the last four years he has served in the R. O. T. C. 'of the Public Schools of the city of Dallas. Wounded twice, with a long, iine record behind him, Sergeant Foster is a valuable addition to our faculty group, and Dallas Tech. is glad to renew his acquaintance and hopes for a long, mutually pleasing friendship. l30l R. O. T. C. STAFF MAJOR ANGELO MATASSA. , ....,. A Ssistant Commandant MAJOR JOHN R. GRAHAM, AA,vA,A MAJOR JAMES MCCLUNG. AAAAA. .. ....A A A..,A. -- FIRST LIEUTENANT HAROLD O,NEAL .,..,,, FIRST LIEUTENANT EDISON GOOD ,,,.. SECOND LIEUTENANT JOHN HEARD. ...OOOAA,... SECOND LIEUTENANT CLARENCE PITTMA N ,,,,.. SECOND LIEUTENANT JOHN SURRATT ,,,,. MAST SERGEANT JOHN REESE. CCCCC . STAFF SERGEANT RALPH TULL. AAA.,. STAFF SERGEANT JACK BALL ...AAA . ..vA....A TECHNICAL SERGEANT GEORGE SIGLER ..... .,., COLOR SERGEANT LUCIAN SPANN .LL...LL COLOR SERGEANT J. R. JONES L.L.L. ...... COLOR SERGEANT H. P. WILLIAMS CORPORAL JOSEPH QKOVANDA. LL...L T311 L,L-,-COmmanding Officer L,LExecutive Officer - ....LLLLL...,.O, . ..LL Adjutant ---mlntelligence Officer -.------.Supply Officer ----,.Ordinance Officer ,-.--LQuartermaSter L---.Sergeant Major L.L-LQuartermaSter -----,--L-.Quartermaster ---Ordinance Sergeant Senior Color Sergeant --.---CO10r Sergeant ----,-COlOr Sergeant --------Gunner I". I '? I. 3 ' v . X qx -, I , Q LH! ' CAPTAIN SPRESSER WYNN,,,, LLLLLLLLLL -, .. ,,,, r--.Command1ng FIRST LIEUTENANT WILLIAM REES LLLLLLL I ... A Executlve Officer SECOND LIEUTENANTS Vincent Ondrunshek Floyd Smith Robert Gerlach George Ireland FIRST SERGEANT Laurence Gallaway Edwin Carrico Jack Griffin CORPORALS George Boedeker Harold Cuevas Audrey Davis Leonard Lindsay Clyde Maples SERGEANTS ' PRIVATES I 321 Joel Herring Henry Ondrushek George Fazakerley Frank McCabe Thomas Page Alfred Rosenfield R. O. T. C. ROSTER COMPANY A GELERT HUGHES. ..77 ,, . , 77, ,,.,M,,,. .. ,,. ,,7 ,7,..,.,., .Captain HORACE HOOD ,7,,,,,.A. ,,.,...... E Xecutive Officer PAT FLETCHER ,.,,E, . . ,EE,, L Platoon Commander GEORGE DEVANEY ,,Eo ,Eo.... , .Eo.,..ooo,,,...,.E...O....ooooooooE,,,......,o.... .. E,o, Platoon Commander First Sergeant-Arthur Todd Sergeants-Albert Beasley, John Renner, Claude McGlamery, L. QP. Morris, Harold Warnick, William Cole, Bevilly Williams, William Bertz. Corporas-George Lloyd, Boyd Goodman, D. H. Hart, Monroe Hinton, Robert Reed, Perry Renner, Frank Richardson, Edward Vincell. . Privates-William Bishop, Charles Brit't,'VNorman Cain, Virgil Chastain, J. W. Davis, Cleo Dishman, Everett Dogget, Joe Evans, Pete Faust, Alvin Fisher, James Gibson, Cecil Harris, Tom Harris, Billy Haynes, Billy Hemphill, Grover Howell, Hanson D Haaken, Bill Jones, Sam Jones, John Kelly, Martin Lindsley, Frank Meveloz, Stan- ford McCants, Chester McDaniel, Roy McHam, W. B. McMicken, Bill Mclntire, Pruett Marvin, Charles Pratley, Willie Proctor, J. D. Ridenour, Raymond Shelton, Sam Tinnirello, Willie Weaver, Willie Rezek. COMPANY B CAPTAIN MURRAY MILNER ...,.... ................. - .......... ...,,.,.. C O mpany Commander JESSE FRICK ......,,................. .....,,.,. E xecutive Officer J. D. TOUCHON ..,........ .....,.. F irst Lieutenant WILLIAM ADDINGTON .............. . ................-...................Y.................................,. Second Lieutenant First Sergeants-Hugh Mollohan, Elmo Kelly. Platoon Sergeant-Ralph Thomas. Sergeomts-John Duke, John Morgan, Slater Kemble, Charles Gaylordo, John Barnes, Thurman Allen. Corporals-Max Latta, Lloyd Leonard, Tom Mason, Neil Flemister, Brooks Whetsel, Richard Tuggle, Tom Turk. , Privates-Milton Angrist, Milton Barrett, LaMond Batte, Earle Beaver, J. D. Bennett, Morris Billion, George Bishop, George Bond, Leroy Brite, Richard Burgess, Elmer Carter, Coleman Cobb, Thomas Daniels, W. E. Ellis, Robert Els, Glynn Freiland, Roland Gerth, J. D. Holder, John Hudson, Robert Hughes, Leamon Lenett, Marvin Long, Walter Lunysdin, Edmund Martin, Sidney Moore, Willie McComas, Cleburne McLaughlin, LeRay Neil, S. B. Price, Pesse Richardson, Alfred Rosenfield, Neil Sacrben, Walter Sides, Alfred Stephens, Roland Stewart, Robert Swindle, William Swiger, Ray Tanner, Leonard Thomason, Jack Thompson, Charles Taft, Tom Tewh, Manuel Tejada, Vernon White, Charles Ramsey, Grover DeWitt. i331 - - 4- ZW- V l-n WY AYW ,- .- COMPANY C CAPTAIN MosE THYFAULT .,..7 ...,,,.,..,7.,....... 7,,,.,,,,,.A,,.A,,,,,, ,7,7,,7,7 ,. ,,7 C o mmander SECOND LIEUTENANT HENRY SPENCER EEE. ,,,, ,,... E x ecutive Officer SECOND LIEUTENANT ERIC ROBERT ,,E..,. Platoon Commander SECOND LIEUTENANT TDM MASON .....,...... Platoon Commander SECOND LIEUTENANT FRANK LAllflONTE .,.o,C,,,,,,o,A.,,,..,,,,,..,o..,...,, o,,,,, P latoon Commander First Sergeant-Prentice Milam. Sergeomts-Edwin Carrico, Wendell Franks, Edwin Johnson, Cy Libby, Thomas Ran- dall, Norville Stark, Frank Tanner. Corpofrals-A. L. Griffin, Curtis Holt, Billy' Knickerbocker, James Madison, Marvin Joe Sanders, Mitchell Mooney, Bob Muir, Henry Puttman, James Scarborough, Charles Touchon, Harry Uttley, Thomas Wideman. Privates-Carl Abel, Jack Abramson, Elman Adams, Max Ahlfinger, Scotty Allen, Walter Apple, Bob Austin, Billy Barki, Harold Barnes, Melton Bass, Ward Bird, Tharon Bishop, Dorman Bishop, Jackson Bost, Thomas Bounds, Fred Box, Billy Brine, Marvin Burgin, William Marr, Bill Parker, Pedro Medellin, Ernest Pope, Billy Rogers, Bryan Jack, John Candell, Earl Canada, Joe Carrabba, Jack Combs, Conley Barrier, John Davinport, George Morris, Ralph Elby, Liby Edlin, Leroy Fisher, Floyd Guyton, Paul Floyd, Haley Forbs, E. G. Grafton, Charles Greeves, Rosson Hardwick, Clyde Harper, Cecil Heifner, Johnnie Hight, Louis Scoma, J. Lee Scott, Boyce Shoibet, Jessey Sturich, Dalton Hunt, Raymond Jackson, Robert Lacy, Frank Lobianco, Joe Loria, Sam Magnolia, Jack Marshall, Charlie Martin, Edward Martin, Thomas Maxwell, John Dermect, General McMillian, Lawrence Thacker, Bill Thompson, Edwin Thomas, William Turner, Charles Viser, Homer Watson Willard Weaver, Robert Wheeler, Woodrow Wisdom. , COMPANY D FIRST LIEUTENANT KENNETH JONES ,,,,,,..,.,, ...,, ..,,,,,.,....., ......A, C 0 m Dany C01Y1IY1aUde1' FIRST LIEUTENANT CHARLEY WORD. ,,s,,,, ,A...,A, E Xecutive Officer CARL DAVIS ,-,,,--,,,,,,,,,,rrff,r,rr,,,,,,,,,,,,-,,-r- ,,.,,,, F irst Lieutenant LESTER MCKEG H --,,,A, ,,.,.s, F irst Lieutenant CURTIS L, ANDREWS ,,,,,,, ,,,,,,rr,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, , A ,,,, , ..,,,,......,... ..,,,. . Second Lieutenant First Sergeant-Paul Braden. Sergeauts-Alvin Cass, Albert Davis, Charley Davis, Kenneth Forshee, Jack Gill, Char- les McClane, Rupert Slaughter, Arthur Thomas, A. C. Valentine. Corpomls-Lonnie Collins, Parker Hunt, Haney Oakes, Errie Zink. Privates-Francis Anderson, Daniel Barron, Knox Billingsley, Ernest Boyd, Harvey Bretel, Charley Civello, Burtis Dorris, Herman Elliot, Harry' Gardner, Albert Grande, Kenneth Jennings, Earl Knox, Ross Hardin, J. R. Harness, Joseph Houston, Leonard Kaplan, William Long, Melvin McCamey, Peavy McWilliams, Akin Morgan, Edwin Parma, John Allen Smithson, Leslie Stark, Charley Stevens, Fred Strickland, O. B. Suggs, James Theophilakos, Walter Trumph, Ralph Tuel, Jim Vaughn, Shirley Wallace, Eugene White, Merlin White. l34l DIAMOND DISC CLUB MOSE THYFAULT,,,,,,,,, ....DD,D ...-,...---President HAROIJD O'N EAL E ,Vice President JAMES MCCLUNG D,.w,.,. DDDDDD4..D.......DD S ecretary IIIURRAY MILNER-. .,..D,, ,.... ,.DD....DDDDD.DDDD Sergeant at Arms The Diamond-Disc club is an organization whose membership is restrict- ed to the officers of the R. O. T. C. Its head and guardian is the command- ant, Sergeant Foster. While a purely military club, it does not foster the "Junkers" spirit, but rather, makes for a better democracy by teaching the young men of the school to be at once courteous and helpful, obedient without subser- vient, resourceful but not rebellious, commanders by virtues of having been commanded. Constantly on the qui vice, this club strikes an inter- esting note in the school. THE BONEHEAD CLUB LESLIE BASKETW, I r.....r...rr.r.. -Big Bone CPresidentJ J, D, STINSONM-. .r,, -,,,, ,Little Bone fVice Presidentb DEWITT CARNES.,,,.-., ...,..r. V,.rr.... E "T" Bone fSecretaryJ J. C. WATSON ............... ...... .,...... . . .... S oup Bone CTreasurerJ J. B. STONE. ............,......c. Ham Bone QSergeant-at-armsb GEORGE THORNTON.-r.Funny Bone CProgram Chairmanj CHARLEY DAVIS ...........c,.... Jaw Bone CSocial Chairmanb MARY MOORE ..,.,,.,.r...,.......,...,........,.,. Baby Bone CMascotJ The Bonehead Club was organized February 28, 1929, by the home room group of 221 under the supervision of the teacher, Mrs. Storms. The club was organized to awaken interest in programs and home room activi- ties. Most boys do not enjoy the usual type of program. The Bonehead programs must be altogether comical to be accepted. To get into the club one must do some very, very comical act or stunt in front of the group. The first two groups to prepare stunts perfected the organization and made and adopted rules and by-laws. All others joining must be initiated. Every boy in the room is now a member. The spirit of the group has been commendable. Meetings are held each Thursday morning. Dues are collected at each meeting, and with them the club intends to have parties, wiener roasts, and other forms of entertainment. The club has adopted a password. The emblem of cross bones and Skull appears on the club rings. s The Bonehead Club has a separate project in the thrift enterprise. Woodrow Wilson is the chairman. Tuesday's programs are serious. The group try conscientiously to carry out the home room idea. The club idea is working beautifully. The boys enter into the spirit of the program in a fine Way. A I35l .4 ,.,, . . , T ki A X , V JD A' ,M ,IJ j,, ,W , ,,, , Filling, as it does, an important place in the school, the Dallas Tech. Orchestra feels that although it is small it is quality and not quantity that counts. The personnel is as follows: Violins: Vivieene Tallal, Frank Hackney, Ruth Waldie, Hedwig Hardi. Brmjo: Sam Dennison, ' Piomfish' Mary Baker. Saxaphone: Leslie Baskett. French H orn: Spresser Wynn. Clarinet: Thomas Page. Flute: Alex Meletio. Trumpets: Jack Griffin, George Boedeker. l36l EL CIRCULO HISPANICO Motto: "Veneer y no ser vencidof' Flower: Carnation. Colors: Red and Yellow. ' The Circulo Hispanico Club reorganized by the members of the ad- vanced Spanish classes, under the sponsorship of Miss Davis. The meet- ings are carried on in Spanish and students give readings and speeches in Spanish. This club tends to make the subject more interesting and aids the students in speaking more fluently. The officers for the spring term are: ROYALL MERONEY i,,iiiiiisii,,..., . ,,iiii.. iiiiiiii.,iii . President REFUGIO TELLEZ-.. i.ii ..... Vice-President JACK BALL iiiiiiiiiiii.... iii,iiiiii T reasurer VIVIEENE TALLAL ,iii... - ..,,ivv, Secretarv THE LATIN CLUB Motto: "Ad astra per asperaf' Colors: Crimson and Gold. EFFIE CUMINGSW, sss.. ,,... -. s,i..,i..,ss......ss,.,i .s..s,., P resident ERIC ROBERT iii.,iii iiiiii . .ii,iiii V ice-President LAURA STEVENS i...,,, E......E S ecretary-Treasurer MISS DORA FLACK EEEE,. ..,., . i,.i, .v..........,,,...,ss,.,EEsss,,.,,r S ponsor The Latin Club of Dallas Tech. was organized in order to provide an opportunity for those who wished to know more about Latin. The club through its programs gives each member greater power of perception and a wider range of knowledge. It quickens the sympathies and gives a classical background and a cultural finish to the average mind, and enables a student to talk freely and sensibly upon ordinary subjects out of his ken. E371 HI-Y CLUB MOSE THYFAULT ,. ...,..., .. ,... ,..,. .,. . .... P resident RALPH WOODS .,........ W .. , Vice-President SPRESSER WYNN ..... ....,....... S ecretary JACK SELBY ..,,.,,.... ...... .., , .... T reasurer MURRAY MILNER. ,..... ..AA....,. Sergeanteat-Arms ALGIE WELLS. LL.L...,L.,LL.........L.. . ...L......LL Reporter for Hi-Life Organizing for the purpose of teaching boys to live Christian lives and play fairly with themselves and the world, the Dallas Tech. Hi-Y was formed under the sponsorship of Mr. J. S. Henry. From a small beginning it has grown mighty. Now, everywhere in the school the blue tie with its crimson letters is the recognized symbol of sportsmanship and the insignia of clean manhood and Christian character. The activities of the club are many and varied. Besides the regular business meetings held every week there is the social side of the club. En- tertainments given in its name are renowned for their clean quality and, as a reporter would have it, "a good time is had by all." The value of the work itself, value, whether to the city, state, nation, or to the boy himself, can never be measured in mere words, and no artist was ever born who could paint the beauty of the close friendships between boys fostered by this club. On these two counts alone, I give you a toast- The Hi-Y of Dallas Tech! GIRL RESERVES JULIA MARY FLEMISTER ,,,,..., . ,,,......,,,,,, PI'6SidG1'1t J oYoE ENGLISH rrrr.,..r..... . .rrrrr .....rr.. V ice-President LUCILLE POWELL ...,,, rrrrrr,...,rr .Secretary MILDRED CUNNINGHAM i,..,r. .r,.rrrr T reasurer MISS HELEN SANDEL rrrrr r.rrr . .- .rrr.,r..r, rrrr,,,rrrrr..rrr,rrrr.., . Sponsor This club, one of the sixteen groups of the Girl Reserves in the city, was organized under the sponsorship of Miss Helen Sandel at Dallas Tech. for the purpose of teaching girls "to face life squarely and to find and give the best." By teaching obedience to law and leading the way in sportsman- ship, this group under the blue triangle that signifies body, mind, and soul, fosters a true spirit of American girlhood, and, always working for the best, it strives to lift the world to a higher, cleaner, better plane. E38l Ruby Carter LITTLE THEATER CLUB J ACK SELBY LLLL L LLLL iEE,.i....... P resident CELESTIA FORE, LLL... .A..... V ice-President EFFIE CUMINGS LLLL.L ......... S ecretary ERIC ROBERT L,.,LLLLLLL,A,.... , ,,,.... , ...,...LLLL L ,.,.A,..........,, Treasurer The Little Theater of Dallas Tech. was organized under the sponsor- ship of Miss Madge Jones, public speaking instructor, for the purpose of bringing hidden talent to light and developing it in the service of the school. It affords an outlet for the energies of kindred spirits, and encour- ages the development of sportsmanship and good citizenship. In most of the entertainments and programs, as Well as plays and pan- tomines, you find the members of this club. Of all the extra-curricular activities, this probably offers the most varied and interesting programs and gives the greatest pleasure. GLEE CLUB The Glee Club takes it singing, not with a grain of salt, but with a piano full of notes, and at present their aspirations consist of reaching high C and, some day, a state championship. Sopranos .' Contmltos : Wanella Chreitzberg Hazel Hale Doris Hardavvay Ida Marie Hinds Lula Mae La Puey Myrtle McGhee Caroline Orozco Evelyn Pierce Helen Rachofsky Evelyn Stephens Dora Thomas Baritones : Frank Keener Robert Redwine Stanley Ridenour Willie Simmons John Shea E39 Pauline Dennis Ruby Oleta Dixon Ailene Ellis Annie Herman Bessie McGhee Lorena Swealte Beatrice White Tenors: Robert Corder Raymond Dishman Ezekiel Gonzoles Bob Payne George Powell Reginald Routt Brandt Stanger POPULARITY CONTEST WINNERS EDNA ATWOOD 40 C05 CU? MURRAY MILNER V :W -lam, M'--fr , . . , ,- . 3 -..1 1 .2 R- A 1 . F , . ,V .P 5 - . .."JY4'4kc"'f:..,' 5- .u . -finer" Avlis: 'V-K5fLi.zff'-7?"' wr - VA ff -,U-1 ML"n,fr"1'qf"HP if ' ' ' wang," 'QT Q4 W?'kf in f 5,9 ik +5 ' J'Lf'axE2g 1Ptff'j13y fgfigf, W' it i ggi 1: ?gX.5,42QZ-.,,d , K 4- , ix, ,, .snag .,.-,fs , X 55-YQ-. 'T r T 1 THE TORCH ANU HAMMER Activities Senior Play, June '29 "Enter the Hero" "The Revolt" V Tech. Review' Tennis Golf Track 6 7. Basket Ball 8. ,fm V 1411 1 an iq fwfvsiv fu 1745 L . .mi 'e -- . , sw +45 1 g 'qw 'Maki' SENIOR PLAY, JUNE '29 "AGATHA'S AUNT" UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MISS MADGE JONES COMEDY IN THREE ACTS BY SIDNEY TOLER ADAPTED BY HARRIET LUMMIS SMITH CAST Zaida Finch.--.--- .,... .....,III ' . ....,.III Lucille Powell Jirn Doolittle I,.I,I.I.,,. ,,lI,II--vv, J ack Selby Deacon Wiggins w.....I... ..,,.,... J ohn Baxter Howard Kent ........ ,.l.,II,.,l, , Algie Wells Pheniie Tidd ,.II,I.I, ......II A lline Haswell Agatha Kent ......t, ,It..,t B eatrice White Burton Forbes .,,.I,w.. ,,.,II, M urray Milner Ridgeley Warren ,....... ..,l,.., M ose Thyfault Mrs. Knox ,......,.I,t.... . ,,,I..I,Ie ,,,.... ,,,e,,,.. W illie D. Bomar Julia Stiidley ..,III.I,.II.....e,eIIIe.ev,...,,,..,,lv,,eeII,,I,,, I ev,-Ieeeee.,eeee....,IIe Isabelle Rochelle This clever "double triangle" comedy is an "expose" of life on a poverty-ridden homestead and the difficulties a good looking young girl can get herself into if she wants to rent rooms in a house on the farm aforesaid. The young lady in question, Agatha Kent, is determined that she will not give up her farm and is further determined that she will, by hook or crook, rent rooms in the rambling old family house. A young man, Burton Forbes, blinded 'in eye and heart, comes to her house in response to an Had." Since he believes her to be her own Great Aunt and she must act as such, the situation becomes more complicated when Ridgely Warren, a gentleman who has eyesight and a taste for beauty, arrives on the scene. To Ridgely Warren she becomes Hepzibah Diggs. Meanwhile, throughout the play, the difficulties in the love affair between Aunt Zaida and Jim Doolittle and Deacon Wiggins comes to light. But the Deacon marries a Sara Jones and the affair between Zaida and Jim comes to a happy close. But Agatha in having tenderly guided Forbes around and in writing letters to Julia, has uncovered his love for her, and her cruel indifference to him. In a scathing letter in her own namegto the lady in question she makes statements that bring Julia down to the farm, where, becoming cruelly sarcastic, she enlightens Forbes as to who Agatha Kent is. Disil- lusioned, Forbes is determined to leave, but Ridgely Warren, by shocking him, restores his sight and sends Agatha to him. All ends as it should. Lucille Powell as Zaida Finch and Jack Selby as Jim Doolittle, plus John Baxter as Deacon Wiggins, are a crack comedy team. Agatha Kent is played well by Beatrice White, and Murray Milner as Burton Forbes is gay and pitiful as the part requires. Algie Wells and Alline Haswell are all they could be in their parts of Howard Kent and Phemie Tidd. And as Ridgely Warren, Mose Thyfault is happy, carefree, and much in love. As Mrs. Knox, Willie D. Bomar makes the part as aristocratic as that lady was in real life, and as Julia Studley, Isabelle Rochelle is sarcastic and beautiful. l42l "ENTER THE HERO" Anne Carey ...., . M..... . , ., , . .... v. ..... T ....d....... ..,,. .. M erle Smith Ruth Carey Y,,, ,... . ....., K a thleen Terry Harold. ...,.. . . ... .. , .d. O bie Norton Mrs. Carey . ,,,. , 4.. ..., ..... .... - - . , ,........... . . ........ .......4... Wanda Coleman This one-act play, which was entered in the One-Act Play Contest by Dallas Tech., is a comedy touched with melodrama. Anne Carey has believed and imagined herself in love for so long with Harold that she doesn't wish to be otherwise. Harold, returning home from South Amer- ica, finds the neighbors gossiping about his love affair with Anne, one he doesn't know anything about. Anne tries every psychological trick on the market to make Harold her husband. All in vain. At the curtain Anne still is writing pseudo love letters in hopes Harold will some day return. Wanda Coleman as the mother showed just the right amount of maternal concern, and Obie Norton as Harold was sufficiently bewildered about the letters he didn't write. As Anne, Merle Smith could qualify any day as a writer of romantic love tales, and as a young romantic slister, Kathleen Terry would be admirable. "THE REVOLTN "The Revolt", a one-act play by Ellis Parker Butler, was presented to the entire student body by the members of the Dallas Tech. Little Theater. This is a story of a girlwho goes to an Academy of Household Science to work out her tuition. She is very ignorant and doesn't understand the other girls at the academy. Grandma Gregg is at the head of this acad- emy 5 she is a very meek and kind old lady, who is striving to make good, sweet, home-loving women. She has many difficulties trying to make home-loving wives out of the girls. This play showed up some of the talent of the Little Theater. CAST Grandma Gregg .... . ...,........r..... ,...................... .,., , ,,,,,, A lline Haswell Pauline Cworking out her tuitionj ...... T-- ....,., Elizabeth Stribling Susan Jane Jones. ......... ....,. ......,... . ..,.,,,,,,,,,,,, Pauline Dennis Grace ..,................... ....... Alma Ruth Embree Edith ........ ......... C harlotte Arnold May ........ . .......... Beatrice White Ida ..... r..... , Kathleen Terry Kate ........ .... Wanda Coleman l43l LIBRARY COUNCIL MOSE THYFAULT, Chairman GORDON IVIARTIN JESSE FRICK MILDRED NEWMAN SARAH TOBOLOWSKY CATHERINE WRIGHT HELEN L'RoY EFFIE CUMINGS ELEANOR FATHEREE ALLINE HASWELL VELMA LIAXWELL The Library Council of Dallas Tech. works with two objects in view: one being to keep perfect discipline at all times, and the other being to help all students that appeal to them in finding whatever material they desire. To do this quietly and eiiciently requires some effort, much good will, and a great deal of earnestness. Because of this fact, only those students who have a beneficient influence on other students, who have character and ability, and who stand high in the estimation of the other students are chosen, and any member failing in one subject faces immedi- ate exclusion from the group. Two members act as presiding officers each period, thus leaving Mrs. Walraven free to attend to more important business. Since this work not only helps the school oiicials but also trains the members of the council in leadership, it is important in the school and marks an upward step. TECH. REVIEW The Tech. High Review was held in the school auditorium, Thursday evening, April 18. This was a four-act comedy. The funds went to the music department of the school. The program was as follows: 1. Selection from "The Desert Song" ------ Orchestra 2. "Wa-ve the Flag of Tech. High" -------- Quartet 3. "At Harmony Junction" ------- Vaudeville Sketch 4. Dances and Acrobatic Stunts - - - Physical Training Dept. 5. "Carolina Moon" and "Poor Punchelle" ----- Orchestra 6. "Them Was the Days" ------ All Star Faculty Cast A 7. Play-"Good Nightv ----- Public Speaking Department 8. Selections by Orchestra. Dallas Tech. sent two representatives, Vivieene Tallal and Spresser Wynn, to the second All-Southwestern High School Orchestra and Chorus contest held at Wichita,.Ka-nsas. Spresser Wynn brought honors to the school by winning and holding the first place in the French Horn section. Vivieene Tallal represented the school by playing the violin. I44l Q TENNIS These are the winners of the Technical Interschool Tournament. Ralph Warner played single, Murray Milner and Spresser Wynn alter- nated in playing doubleg Mose Thyfault and Billie Campbell played single. Patricia Kennedy and Nina Orr played doubles. TRACK There always comes a time in athletics to build up teams for the fol- lowing year. This is exactly what we are doing this year. With the mate- rial Coach C. A. Bryant has this year he should easily turn out a champion- ship team next year. In our first meet with Highland Park, Sunset, and Oak Cliff we came out second with 31 points. Henry Wilson was the individual star of the meet with 14 points. He came out second in the 100- and 200-yard dashes, first in broad jump, and second in the high jump. J. P. Lee won the high jump and was second in the discus. Kenneth Jones won second place in the low and high hurdles. Mose Thyfault won third place in the javelin throw. I The track team entered the S. M. U. relays and the Stock Show meet at Fort Worth. In these two meets track teams from all parts of the state were represented. Tech. showed up well with the other tams. The following men are on the track team: Henry Wilson, J. B. Lee, O. H. Britain, Mose Thyfault, Murray Milner, Thems Matthews, ,George Boedeker, Kenneth Jones, Philip Anton, Herm Thornhill, Abelardo Rodri- guez, G. W. Guthrie, and Robert Shepard. BASKET BALL With scant material and very few players with experience, Coach Davis and Assistant Coach Bryant undertook the stupendous task of shaping a well-balanced basket ball team to compete in the city basket ball race. Disregarding those obstacles, Coaches Davis and Bryant managed to form what was called "The Fighting Wolves." Due to the illness of two stellar players, J. B. Lee and J. W. Gann, Tech's. showing in the first game of the season was rather poor. As the season progressed she was improving with each game. Her third best game was with Woodrow Wilson High. Shel gave the Wildcats the scare of their lives, but due to the lack of experience lost the game by the narrow margin of one basket, 2 9to 27. Milner, center, and Lee and Wilson, guards, were the outstanding players of the game. Three out-of-city games were played, the first two with Terrell High. Tech. succeeded in winning the first two, but the third game, with Canton, she lost, 19 to 16. When the season ended Tech. was at the bottom in standing, but in spirit she was leading, because she had given all she had to the game and played fairly and squarely. . l45l ATHLETICS BASKET BALL TEAM TRACK TEAM TENNIS TEAM I 461 Features 1. Story, Poems, Jokes 2. Farewell 3. Autographs E471 CORA CORDELIA An independent young woman, warm hearted, worldly wise, master of herself and her mechanics-that was Cordelia. Great was she, great in mind, soul, and body. She was smart, honest, and sincere. She was a leader. It had ever been thus and so. But never had she had an intimate friend, and in life as in school, she was destined to stand somewhat apart, a pine upon a hill casting its beneficent shadow across the valley in the heat of day, object of love and admiration of which she was unaware. Some Grecian lad, touched by the beauty that springs from all things that are wise and good and human, gave her that other name that it pleased all her people to call her-Cora Cordelia, "Cordelia, the salt of the earth." Her story thus far was as short and brilliant as her rise was rapid, for Cora Cordelia was young. With all the school against her she had taken up shop, majored in math, English, and science. Many-sided, ver- satile, she had carried off the highest honors the school could bestow, and went forth, a lone wolf, into the world. She obtained a job in a tiny repair shop at a wage next to nothing. She practically slaved from dawn to darkg practice strengthened her knowledge of theory. Then there was a job on a larger plane and rapid promotion. When other girls, wearing fragile, beautiful dresses, went to dances, she wore overalls and grew confidential with carbon encrusted in pistons and coaxed what she called the "rheumatic pains" from ancient and well nigh obsolete cars. There was a miniature shop of her own that grew so robust it burst its quarters. There were larger establishments, and then this-this dream came true, this fairy place of shining glass and modern equipment on Motor Row. It now stood completed. It awaited its mistress. Q And, next door, in a quiet office fronting on the private street that ran between these two large automobile concerns, sat a quiet grey-eyed man. Humorously, he rubbed his chin and stared at the green door that guarded the entrance to the main shop across the way. He was small and neatly built, a little man Whose personality magnified him and made him stand out in bas-relief. He was a go-getter and head of the sales depart- ment of the -l Motor Company. But this morning he felt his sense of humor slowly deserting him. Lately-Well, he seemed to be losing his selling powers, his persuasive talent, or his personality, or something. Here now, he felt like a dish rag wrung until it was not only squeezed dry but also torn. He let his eyes fall to the papers on the desk, but the figures blurred crazily. He raised his eyes and a thrill shot through him like an electric current. In the green door, as in a frame, stood the mistress of the estab- lishment next door. With that indescribable feeling settling in his heart of hearts the little man gazed. Her proud head on its strong shoulders l43l filled his eyes with tears and the whole clean limberness of her filled him with rejoicing. He had seen her, he thought, somewhere before. And then he knew. He had seen her in Carthage when Dido was queen, in Rome when Zenobia stood captive before the throne of Aureleus. Oh, I tell you, Cupid got in some rapid work the brief second that the living picture stood in the dark green frame. She walked away, and to the little man it seemed that she had taken the sun with her, and the moon. He sat there dazed and certainly suder- ing until the floor man told him there was a wealthy customer to see him. He tried his best. His words were halting, but all went well until he tried most earnestly to tell the la-dy with the pretty blue eyes that the color of the automobile would set OH her lovely dark eyes and waving black hair. Now, the lady was a blonde. But she was wise and kind, and noting and recognizing his condition and realizing that it was spring, she bought the highly expensive car, to aid, she said, a worthy cause. For a long time, Cordelia never knew of her mute worshiper across the way. But you can hide nothing from a good mechanic, not even if you are a high-powered salesman. So it was through these wise things that Cordelia was casually informed of her admirer. After that, with uninten- tional cruelty she smiled every time she faced the green door-and his window. After many weeks exquisite bouquets made their appearance. They were unsigned. Cordelia said she wasn't sure where they came from, but she had an idea-. Well, even if she didn't, what of it? The mechanics did, and after a long period of an avenue well paved with the friendly overtures of flowers, her mechanics managed to abduct that gentleman, bring him over and introduce his shy majesty, and for their pa-ins were called devils and angels in the same breath by the gentleman concerned. But they understood, and with the perversity that belongs only to women -and mechanics-left him to the tender mercies and majestic beauty of Cordelia. Never let any one tell you that mechanics are not matchmakers. After that it was fairly easy to coax him over and casually abandon him in her vicinity. They were well rewarded, for thereafter Cupid counted them in as his aides, as they were indeed. Interested "grease hounds" are fine diplomats and gallant gentlemen. Later on, say around June time, when the moon, a luminous crescent of beauty, calls all her devotees outdoors and the south wind weaves his witchery in the swaying trees, the benevolent "knights of the grease" sat upon the roof and meditated. "What shall we give her ?" "Why," said the lad from Greece, "give her a set of flawless crystal, as flawless as she, our Cordelia, 'the salt of the earthf " -EFFIE CUMINGS. I 49 l School Sick. Four happy years I've spent with thee, Dear fellow students true, But now there comes the parting day And I am feeling blue. Las night I was a care-free boy My play was life, my life was play, No future called, from day to day I laughed and romped and lived-a day. But now another day I see, A day to do with as I will, Shall it be fraught with good or ill? What message does that day bring me. Now life calls me to a quest, To love, to laugh, to work, to play, To serve, to sacrifice, to pray, He calls and he shall find me there. To think of parting makes my heart sad, After the many happy times I had, With my dear friends who attended Tech. I cannot help it, but it makes me sad. "But why should I feel blue?" say I. "For really we're not parted yet, This good old class of '29 Will always stick as one, you bet." "Cheer up," say I. "Forget the blues, We part for just a while, For when we go on the field of life, 'Twas but the second mile." Many good souls have helped us through In all the battles we've fought and won. We certainly want to thank our Profs. For everything that they have done. -Ramon Franco. lei Tech. High. As on life's way we go, on our journey here below, We shall praise thee, our dear Tech. High, For the knowledge we have gained in your methods we were trained, Getting wisdom money cannot buy. We have all passed your tests, and learn- ed your virtues best, With our hearts joyous and gay, And with dreams of days of yore, press- ing onward to the fare, As we go on life's pathway. Now as Father Time departs, giving mankind all his arts, What is greater for us to do Than to love and cherish thee, making others by virtues see Our own Tech. High we are for you. -Allena Barrett. Tribute. When I think of that other mother, Who hath led my steps these years, My voice is choked and hushed, And my eyes are filled with tears. How tenderly hath she led me Along the path of light, Given to me that wisdom Which was mine by ancient right. Now she giveth me a hammer, Heavy, true, and wide, And she giveth me a lighted lamp To carry by my side. The equations she hath given me I now must make with men, And play the game of life and death Gallantly within my ken. -Eyfie Cumings. LOT Life. I am all that men have fought for, and died, I am all that women have cried for, and lied. I am truth and honor and changeling Fate, I am burning love and searing hate. I am gayly young or bitterly old. But I am never new and ever bold, ' And, my name is Life. -Effie Cumings. lo.-.1 4 Semper Laud. Drink, my hearties, drink! Drink to the flag above, Drink to her might and her mercy, Drink to her strength and her love. Drink to the land that gave you birth. Drink to the Hag behind, Drink to a heart that beats for you, Drink to a love divine. -Efie Cumings. 101 Graduation. On coming to Bryan High My graduation day Which I looked to with envious eye, Seemed ages far away. And while the days are passed by They seem so very long , As though they always would deny The freedom they prolong. The ages now have rolled away, And looking back, they seem To have slipped away without delay, Just like a magic dream. -Alline Haswell. I50l SOUVENIR HUNTER: "Mother, was your name Pullman before you married?" "No, dear. Why do you ask?" "Well, I just wondered. I see that name on a lot of our towels." 10, MISS MCEVOY: "George, who discov- ered America?" GEORGE POWELL: "Ohio, Ma'm." MISS M.: "Ohio? You're wrong. It was Columbus." GEORGE: 'tYes, Ra'm, I know. But I didn't think it necessary to mention the gentleman's first name." LOT WIFE Clooking at her husband's notice- able beardl : "Why didn't you shave?" HUBBY: "I did." WIFE: "When " HUBBY: "Just after you said you were nearly ready to go to the show." 40... "You can take your Hnger off that leak in the pipe now, Father." "Thank heavens! Is the plumber here at last?" "No-the house is on fire!" .Loi LEWIS KERSEY: 'tWhat would you do if a Senior laughed at you?" LITTLE FISH: "Right in my face?" LEWIS: "Yeah" FISH: "How big a Senior?" -O.. Literature and Life. So Big ................,.,.,..,,,..,.,,,, ..Bertha Russ Beloved Vagabond ,....,.,.,L. Murray Milner Beau Geste ,,,,,, . ,,,,,,,,,.,,,., Mose Thyfault The Long Roll I,,.,..,,,.,..,.,., ,Ralph Woods Seventeen. ..I.,.,,,,,,,,,V......,..... Helen Dindore Seats of the Mighty ,,,,,,,,, Edwin Carrico Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.. ,,,,, ,,,,, , , .................Mildred Newman But Marry: Brunettes .,,.,..,,,,, Sarah Edge Wh0'S Who ......,,,..., . .......,,.,,,, Senior Class Short and Sweet ,,I, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,-, A lgie Wells Lancelot and Elmne ,,I,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Mildred Newman, Spresser Wynn Loi Just a Scientific Matter. Incident ray-Dallas Tech. Reilected ray-Woodrow Wilson. Osmosis-Gradual sinking in of knowl- edge. LO, THE WIFE: "Oh, Henry, Baby has swallowed the ink. What shall I do?" HENRY: "Write with a pencil, dear." 51 MOSE: "Aw, come on, Murray: you shouldn't refuse to lend me money. One friend should always help the other." MURRAY: "I know, Mose, but you just will insist on being the other." Z0-- "Did you ever hear the story of Ben Hur?" KlN0.77 "A lady once found S10,000. How'd you like to have Ben Hur?" 10, "I made an awful mistake last night. I drank two pints of gold paint." "How did you feel?" ':Gui1ty." lol. HE: 'Alf you'll give me your telephone number. I'll call you up sometime." SHE: "It's all in the book." HE: "Fine! What's your name?" SHE: "That's in the book, too." -The Wichitan. ...Oi "Women are fools. I never knew but one real sensible one." "Well, why' didn't you marry her?" "I asked her, but she wouldn't have me." -The Chatter. lo, "What is the difference between am- monia and pneumonia?" "That's easy: ammonia comes in bot- tles and pneumonia in chests." 10... Seen in Restaurant. Credit given only to cash customers. Chop Suey ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,. . ....,,., 5 CeIltS With spoon. ...... . ......... 10 " With bowl ....... ......... 1 5 " On table ................ ......... 2 0 " With toothpick ........... ......... 2 5 " -O- RALPH WOODS: "Tough luck, old man. I heard all about the breaking off of your engagement to Pearl. What was the matter? The diamond?" JACK SELBY: "No, the diamond was all right." RALPH: "Then, was it Pearl's fault?" J ACK: "No." RALPH: "Neither Pearl nor the dia- mond?" JACK: "Naw, it was the mother- of- pearl." --The Wichitan. l MR. HENRY: "How long is a string?" ROY SMITH: "Twice half its length." io? FRANCES: "How far does a rabbit run into a woods?" JACK SELBY: "Half way, and then he starts out again." io? Between Me and You. If I were you I wouldn't do A thing You tell me You would do If you were I. -The Chatter. i..OT It's a good thing for a lot of people that a looking glass can't laugh. -The Wichitcm. Toi MRS. ALLEN: "Why, Billy, don't you ever study the dictionary?" BILLY: t'Yessum, but I don't like it." MRS. A.: "Why not?" BILLY: "It changes the subject too often." ig, Miss Betrice Delfing tells us that a few days after a farmer put his two children in school a book agent called on him and said: "Now, that your children are going to school, you ought to buy them an encyw clopediaf' "Buy them kids an encyclopedia? Be darned if I do! Let 'em walk like I did," was his retort. .-ho... The only difference between a waffle and a pancake is that the waffle is fixed so it won't skid. lo-1. Though. history doesn't say so, we canit help but feel that Columbus in- vented the slogan, "See America First." To-. It has about gotten so in this country that when a man finds a parking place he hurries around to buy an automobile. To-. Ford is said to be hunting for an auto- mobile he sold twenty-three years ago. Can it be possible someone has missed a payment on it? 52 Married Life-Three Acts. Before marriage-He talked, she lis- tened. First year after-She talked: he lis- tened. Ever after-They talked: the neigh- bors listened. -O- CARL DAVIS: "Will you light a ciga- rette for me, Mister?" COACH DAVIS: "Light your cigarette for you?" CARL: "Yes. Me mudder don't allow me to play wid matches." TO- FRANCES MELTON: "Why do they put a white shirt on a dead man?" MARY LOU THOMPSON! I don't know. Why?" FRANCES: " 'Cause he's dead and can't put it on himself." 10, SID DUNKENS "When I graduate I will step into a job at S50 per." LEWIS FETZER: "Per what?" SID: "Perhaps.,' -...Oi Blood will tell-and so will a woman. -0- ERIC ROBERT: "What,s the matter, Charles? You look down-hearted." CHARLES MARSH: "Aw, I showed Nelle Price a picture when I was a tiny tot sitting on my daddy'S knee, and she wanted to know who the ventriloquist was." -0- CUSTOMER: "I want a pair of spec- rimmed hornicles-I mean spornrimmed hectacles-confound it-I mean heck- rimmed spornaclesf' "I know what you mean, sir," Said the Hoorwalked. "Mr, Perkes, show this gentleman a pair of rim-Sporned hecta- cles." ..0, Women tailors have designed a fash- ionable "seven-eighths coat." To be worn, we assume, with the one-eighth skirt. ,Oi He who hesitates is honked. Two is company, three is a crowd in a breakfast nook. What can't be cured, one Should be careful not to catch. When youth calls to youth it makes a lot of extra business for the telephone company. l 1. . ., I 5 tv' TEACHER: "Johnny, how many days are there in each month?" J oHNNY: "Thirty days hath September. All the rest I can't remember, The calendar hangs on the wall. Why' bother me with this at all?" That Settled It. AVIATOR: "The engine's stalled and a wing's oH'." PASSENGER ion first flight and ner- vousj : "Thank goodness! Now we can go down." ...JZ Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And by asking foolish questions Waste a lot of classroom time. ,QT The world's an open book to me, But ever shall I wonder The answer to this mystery, "Why should a comma blunder?" TQ... He Knows. "I-Iadn't you better go and tell your father?" said the motorist to the farm- er's boy, who stood looking at the load of hay upset in the lane by a collision. "He knows," replied the boy. "Knows? How can he know?" :'He's under the hay." LO, A placid old lady who took life philos- ophically sat knitting in the drawing- room. To her there came rushing her lifteen-year-old granddaughter. "Oh, Granny, Granny," cried the girl, "Father's just fallen oil' the roof!" "I know, my child," replied the old lady, without even raising her eyes. "I saw him pass the window." ,O, Women's faults are many: Men have only two- Everything they say And everything they do. -0... It's Here. "The time will come," shouted the speaker, "when women will get men's wages." "Yes," said a little man in the cor- ner, "next Friday night." ,,.,. ., .. That's the Question. "Who broke the window pane in your house?" "Mother did, but it was Father's fault. He ran in front of it." 19, LANDLADY! "A professor formerly occupied this room, sir. He invented an explosive." . NEW ROOMER: "Ah! I suppose those those spots on the ceiling are the ex- plosives?" LANDLADY: "No, that's the professor, sir " 9 Had His Number. "You will want to enter something for the country fair, I suppose," said the chairman of the agricultural society to Mr. Timothy. "Waal, yasj' was the reply. "You may put me down for the biggest hog in the county." ,QL Teachers' Favorite Sayings. MISS MADGE JONES! "And so on and so on." Miss BUTLER! "Now, this is what the whole thing is about." MRS. HENDERSON: "Well, if you don't learn the theorems, how am I going to teach you this goemetry?" MISS TERRELL: "Oh, my! I'm gonna be grey-headed if you kids don't shut upiv MISS MCEVOY: "Seventeen credits? Say, where do you get 17? I can't find but 161, so you couldn't possibly grad- uate-m-m-too bad." ..-OT PHILLY Bosco: "Mother, I was the only boy that could answer a question the teacher asked today." MOTHER: "Fine, Philly. I am proud of you. What was the question?" PHILLY: "Who broke the glass in one of the side windows?" YQ, Here lies the body of Milan Jay, Who died maintaining his right of way. He was right, dead right, as he sped along, But he's just as dead as if he's been dead wrong. LQ... MOTHER: "So you and Tom have made up?!Y DORIS: "Yes, temporarily. We are getting married next week." I53l ROY HARGRAVE: "Where would you be if I should die?" WARNER HARPER: "I would be all right. The question is where would you be?" ,Oi JAMES MCCLUNG: "Pd like to buy some chains for my tires." ROBERT GERLOCK: "Sorry. We keep only groceries." JAMES! "I thought this was a chain store." TO? Magazine Rack. Life-Tech. High. Judge--Effie Cumings. I College Humor--Most Thyfault. Literary Digest-Alline Haswell. Dream World-Mr. Kuehne's classes. Outlook-Bertha Russ. Country Gentleman-Ralph Woods. Smart Set-Senior Class. The Wommfs Home Companion-J. Touchon. ' System-Philip Bosco. Printe'r's Ink-Warner Harper. Americinn Boy-James McClung. Liberty-Every day at 3:10. Vogue-Miss Terrell. Musical America-Spresser Wynn. Womowfs Viewpoint-Miss Durham. Good Housekeeping-Any locker. Success-No grades below 70. D. i0T VIVIAN: "Isn't this one of the oldest golf course in the country?" V CARL D.: "No. What makes you think so?" VIVIAN: "I just heard a man say he went around it in '79." .-O1 "Hello, Shorty, whereja get the shin- er?" "I got it playing pennywinksf' "What's the trick?" "All the players lay a penny each on the sidewalk and the first one to have a fly light on his penny gets the money." "But that doesn't explain the eye." "They caught me putting Hy-tox on the other pennies." .-O.. The gum-chewing girl and the cud-chew- Ying cow Are somewhat alike, but different some how. What difference? Oh, yes, I see it now- It's the thoughtful look on the face of the cow. 54 FROSH: "This school must be haunt- ed." SOPH: "Why, what do you mean?" FROSH: "They are always talking about the school spirit." io, MR. RUTLEDGE: "What animal makes the nearest approach to man?" CAROL MANSFIELD: "The mosquito." Tol MOTHER: "Why were you Whipped at school today, Murray?" MURRAY: "Teacher told us to write an essay on the Result of Laziness, and I sent up a blank piece of paper." 4Oi GILLETT H.: "Why do they have al- most all radio broadcasting stations on top of tall buildings?" CAROL M.: "So nobody can throw bricks at the performers." io... Illustrated Songs. "Forgotten"-Exam questions. "I Need Thee Every Hour"-Latin pony. "Abide With Me"-Miss Elder's invita- tion. After the Ball"-Murray Milner play- ing center. 'tOld Folks at Home"-A high school dance without a chaperon. A: CAPT. RANSON: "Son, what's your rank?" ALFRED RosENE1ELD:' "Rear rank, sirf' TO... GORDON MARTIN: "Along late-in the evening the party waxed merry." SARAH EDGE: "Poor Mary." ..Ot KEN MOONEY: "Yes, I can fix you up with a horse to ride. Do you want a fiat English saddle or a saddle with a horn?" JOHN GRAHAM: "Give me the Eng- lish saddle. I don't believe there is enough traffic out here so I'll need a horn." -10T CLARICE: "Roy sure knows his onions!" V FLOYD: "Yeah'?" CLARICE: "He puts quicksand in the hour glass to make the period shorter." l Notice, Freshmen! We fthe Seniorsj leave these ques- tions for the Freshmen to spend hours of study on so they can pass their final history examinations: 1. How many brothers did Pharaoh have? Give ages and peculiarities of each. 2. What brand and color shoes did Hammurabi wear? 3. Give the exact number of stone blocks in the Great Pyramid. 4. Where did the Queen of Sheba buy her gowns? Did she buy them on the instalment plan? 5. Give the name and date of King Tut's first bath. What brand of soap did he use? 6. Desbribe the material used to patch the Holy Roman Empire. 7. When Rome fell, did it hurt itself? 8. What was the speed limit on the Appian Way? lVhat color uniforms did the cops wear? 9. What popular pieces did Nero fid- dle while Rome burned? State reason for these pieces. 10. Did Nero write "Keep the Home Fires Burningn? 11. What was Nero's score in the Hot Fiddlers' contest? 12. Did Solomon prefer blondes or brunettes, and how many of each? 13. Mark Anthony asked for the ears of what people? Did he return them? 14. Did Cleopatra have "It"? What makes you think so? V 15. How many dates did King Tut have with Cleopatra? Summarize each of these. 16. Was Greece used on Turkey, and why did Germany get Hungary? 17. Was Caesar killed by Brutus on Brute Force? 18. How many matches did Nero use to start the Roman fire? 19. Do the Congressmen spit on the Hoor? 20. Do the presidents brush their hair daily? loi Shavings From Shops. Mechanics rarely. fuss, because where there is so much oil there is rarely any friction. One could call road builders civil en- gineers, but few of them are really civil. In a recent class discussion an electri- cian was called a "current topic." Once they made fun of electricityg now they make light of it. According to Mr. Bommer, internal combustion and infernal presumption are not at all related. 55 MAJOR CARRICO: "Brooks, where is the rest of your riHe'?" Bnooxs WETSEL: "This is all they gave me, sir." 10,. MOSE: "No woman tells me what to do. I'm boss in my home." MURRAY: t'Yeah, I'm a bachelor, too." io.. A goat- ate all our other jokes, And then began to run. "I cannot stop," he softly said, "I am so full of funf' Lo... We editors may dig and think Until our brains are sore, But some poor boob is sure to say, "I've heard that joke before." Sing a song of high school, A locker full of books, Some of which we carry home Just for sake of looks. 101. Concerning Cheese. The magician, faultlessly attired from the top of shining opera hat to the tip of his fastidious pumps, stood on the platform addressing the crowds in the oily patter of his calling. "Now, ladies and gentlemen, I can say without fear of contradiction that you have never seen a Welsh rarebit such as I shall concoct for you presently. Will some kind friend lend me a hat? Come, come-merely a hat, plain, com- mon, ordinary hat. Ah! The gentleman is most kind. Look well, look well, no- ble people. There is nothing in the hat -nothing! Nothing!" His hands Huttered over the hat wherein now reposed a piece of white substance. He held the audience mo- tionless, spellbound. He reached in and produced a queer specie of animal that is long and lank and perpetually grinn- ing, even when he misses the mouse at the hole. The magician raged. "Why," de- manded he of the astonished assistant, "did you not tell me that was Cheshire cheese?" -OT I suppose we shall have to publish our jokes on glass so the Freshmen can see through them. 101 You can't get blood from a turnip, but you can get milk from a wagon. I CLARICE: "What makes the Tower of Pisa lean?" EFFIE: "Wish I knew. I'd take some of it." ,Qi FISH: "What does a teacher do when you sass her?" SOPH: "The unexpected." TO.. Roy Smith announces that he is going to enter the hog calling contests and urges all his friends to come out and root for him. .-0, MAJOR: "Where are you going, Mose?,' MOSE: "To fetch water, sir." MAJOR: "In those disreputable old clothes?" MOSE: "No, sir. In this pail." 1.0-. JAMES MCCLUNG: "What two fruits go best together?" JOHN GRAHAM: with a peach." " 'Tis simple-a date ,OT "How many courses Miss McEvoY: are you carrying?" WEARY SENIOR: 'Tm carrying one H and dragging four. lo., The only way to keep your feet from going to sleep is to keep them from turn- ing in." ...Oi JOYCE! "Oh, my brother won his wings today!" QJoyce's brother is in military school.J CLARICE: "Oh, I always knew he had an angelic disposition!" -01 TEACHER: "What, Oscar, is the An- cient Order of the Bath?" YOUNG OSCAR Qpuzzledj: "I dunno. Johnny usually comes first, then Willie, then the baby." 10.- Attention to order! "Battalion parade at 8:30 and continue until further no- ticef' Wonder if they're still at it? 10? PA Qangrilyjz "I received a note from your teacher today." BRIGHT BOY: "That's all right, Pa. I'll keep it quiet." 56 ARTILLERY ROOKIE fabout to take his first lesson in horsemanshipjz "Ser- geant, please pick me out a nice, gentle horse." STABLE SERGEANT! "D'ja ever ride a horse before?" ARTIL-LERY ROOKIE: "No, sir." SERGEANT: "Ah! Here's just the ani- mal for you. He's never been ridden before. You can start out together." 10.- ROYALL: "Chaucer must have dic- tated the Canterbury Tales to a Dallas Tech. steographerf' MRS. STORMSI "Why so?" ROYALL: "Just look at the spelling." .MOT TEACHER! "Think of it! Milton would snend weeks on one paragraph." STUDENT: "That's nothing. There's a fellow at San Quentin that spent ten years on one sentence." MOT SPEAKER fat assemblyi : "It gives me great pleasure to look into your shining faces." fRustling sound as every girl makes a grab for her vanity case.J -OT HE: "Girls are prettier than men." SHE: 'tWhy'? Naturally." HE: "No, artificially." 1.0, Miss DURHAM: "Carl, that's the third time you've looked on Helen's paper." CARL: "Yes'm. She don't write very plain." Toi. When the Major catches you smoking in the basement, be nonchalant-light out! TOT "The burglar held me up and demand- ed my money, but he only took five dol- lars on account." "What do you mean-on account?" "On account of that was all I had." -.01 Spresser now calls Mildred "Dot." He meets her after every period. ..0.-. A woman fell overboard a ship yester- day and a shark came up, looked at her and swam away. He didn't touch her because he was a man-eating shark. l MISS FLACK: "Do you believe in- hereafter?" LEONARD KAPLAN: "I surely do." MISS FLACK: "Then, hereafter please don't bother me." ,OZ MRS. HENDERSON: "Earl, what's a straight line?" "I'd like very much to tell you, Mrs. Henderson, but I think that it will do you more good if you'll look it up for yourself." ...0, "You certainly sling a terrible lingo. You should go to London and learn the King's English." "I know he's English." L01 "I finally got into the movies." "How in the world?" "Oh, I paid the usual 35 cents." 10- An Irishman bought a watch that wouldn't run. He opened it and found a dead bug inside. "Huh, no wonder it wouldn't rung the engineer is dead." T01 MOSE: "What's the difference between my dog and the planet Mars?" SPRESSER: "I don't know. What? MOSE: "We know that my dog is inf habitedf' Loi MISS DURHAM: "So you don't know what a Sonnet is. or an ode. or a ballad?" SID DUNKEN: "No, Ma'm." MISS DURHAM: "Well, what is a mad- rigal like?" SID: "I don't even know what a rigal is like, let alone a mad one." ,Ol WOULD BE MECHANIC: "My pet mon- key sprained his leg." MR. BOMMER: "Sort of a monkey wrench, hey?" .Qi FIRST SENIOR: "Did you ever have trig?" . SECOND SENIOR: "No. Pneumonia left me in this condition." Hoi Freshman-Irresponsible. Sophomore-Irrepressible. Junior-Irresistible. Senior-Irreproachable. WILLIAM: "What do you expect to be when you get out of school?" FLOYD: "An old, old man." ...Oi BARBER: "Is there any particular way you'd like your hair cut?" BILLY ALLEN: "Yeah! Off." LO... There was a fire in a small village in England, and as the regular reporter of the newspaper of one of the larger towns was sick, the society reporter was sent to write up the fire. This is the report he sent in: A brilliant fire was held yesterday afternoon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Sniif in Dash Street. A large number of persons was present. Mrs. Sniff, who recently had her hair bobbed, made a charming escape in a pretty silk blouse, a pattern of which appeared on our woman's page last week. The firemen were becomingly garbed in blue, full cut tunics. The weather was quite delight- ful for an affair of this kind. Because of the fire, Mrs. Jones of 36 Dash street, opened her home to Mrs. Sniif and her two charming daughters. The expres- sion was heard on all sides that the iire was a most successful event. It must have cost at least S25,000. ..O... "Why can't you hang a man with a wooden leg?" "Because the law requires a rope." , -O-Q A Scotchman was invited to attend a Golden Wedding and so he took some gold fish as a wedding present. -Oi "Pm from Missouri, you'll have to show me." "I'm from Elgin, watch me." Loi. HE: "Alas, 'tis dark without." SHE: "Without what?" HE: "Without a light, you dumb egg." lo, The difference between an alarm clock and a hen is that when you set a hen she sits there, but when you set an alarm clock it goes off." -1O "Are you an instructor in college?" "No, I merely keep the gang together for an hour." I57l Sign up people. Learn that new Famous Insects. dance, the postage stamp. ..,5.. "Do you file your finger nails?" "No, I just throw them away." "I was in a night." "How exciting. Tell us about it.' lol big train robbery last r "Took my girl to eat on the diner." If love makes wonder Mose is Noah was so the ark that he L01 the world go around, no so dizzy. TO, opposed to gambling on sat on the deck all day. 1.0-. Answer Yes or No. 1. Is a river an invalid because its life is spent in bed ? 2. Do ships need eyes when they go to sea? 3. Can sugar be made from a police- man's beat? 4. Is a stocking a coward when it runs? 5. Is a baker busted when he kneads his dough? 6. Does it hurt the rain to fall? 7. Can the break of day be mended? 8. Can a bird dog sing? 9. Does a flag have wings when it flies? Q LO.. It's bad enough to be old and bent, but it is worse to be young and broke. MR. SMITH! MRS. SMITH: how to hold the TO.. "Do you play golf?" UNO, I don't even know caddy." LO.- PHYSICS PROF. fassigning lessonjz "Tomorrow, start with lightning and go to thunder." "Do you find rule?" Toi.. your girl stubborn as a "No, as a mule." ....0... SIDNEY D.: "Shall we stay at home nr go to the dance?" MILDRED N.: to the dance." 'Tm so tired. Let's go Speakno Weevil Bee mine. Tick tock. Cricket bat. Book worm. Fly leaf. ...0.- Weather Report. Corridors on lst, nd, 3rd floors: Fine weather for walking, especially before 8:40 a. m. Study halls 101 and 316: Filled with "hot air" at every period. Room 315 fLatin-"dead language"J: Low temperature, "dew" to lack of life. Room 203 Uournalismj: Very warm as result of innumerable "hot" discus- sions. Office: Rain, occasionally, caused by falling tears. Detention Hall: Very, very hot, as that's where all the bad ones go. TO, SARAH E.: "I just read of a Greek maiden who sat up and listened to a lyre all night. How the act of lovemaking has changed!" -.-OT HELEN L. "How did you become such a victim of Wanderlust?" THOM,AS: "From searching around for a place to park my car." LO.. CONDEMNI-:D MAN: "Will the boys miss me?" CAPTAIN OF FIRING SQUAD: "Not if I can help it." ..0l Drink Parachute Coffee-Good to the Last Drop. ,OT I "This is the Last Chord for me," sighed the poor man about to be hanged. LOT And now we'll sing that song that men have been expecting women to be- lieve since the beginning of time: "No- body But You." T01 "You'll have to charge this," said the condemned man, as he sat down in the electric chair. ioi SCREEN FAN: "Did you see 'Oliver Twist', Aunty?" AUNTY: "Hush, child. You know I never attend those modern dances." 58 .1 Ethebert was a great help to his papa, the janitor, because he had a sweeping gaze. Lol. JACK: "I'd like to propose a little toast." MARY: "Nothing doing, kid. I want a regular meal." , -O- "So Helen is a good girl only when she sleeps?" "Yes, and she gets very little rest." Loi DRUGGIST: "What color face powder, ma'm?" MADAM: "Flesh," And then the druggist gave her a box of Black Draught because she was a colored woman. ...Oi REFORMER: "Young man, do you real- ize that you will never drinking?" STEWED: "Aint it shtarted home from times already." get anywhere by th' truth? I've 'ish corner five -OT SICK MAN: "The only a month to live." ABEY: "Iss you insured?" SICK MAN: "Yes," ABEY! "Den wy worry?" doctor gives me -0- MARY M.: "I ran into one of my old classmates this morning." LOUISE C.: "Splendid! Where is he now." MARY: "In the hospital." 101 "'You're a sap! Never fold your nap- kin IH a cafe." "I have to, to get it in my pocket." -0- EDNA MAE I.: "My brother doesn't smoke, drink, or chew." BEATRICE D.: "Does he make his own dresses, too?" 101 MARY BROWNFIELD: "Murray, I must break our engagement." MURRAY MILNER: "Oh well, there are others." MARY: "I know it. I just became engaged to one." 101 WILLIAM ADDINGTON: "Do you know what Ford is figuring on now?" ALLENA: "No. What?" WILLIAM: "Scratch paper." -E 59 BILL ZIMMERMAN: "Who spilled mus- tard on this waHle?" ISABELLE: "Oh, dear! How could you? This is one of my lemon pies." .451 Heard at Senior play rehearsal: MISS JONES: "A little more loudly, please. Open your mouth and throw yourself in." io-. Don't lead such a fast life that the teachers can't pass you. ..0l Mere Matters of Physics. Force-Sophomore efforts. Inertia-Benny Lawrence. Vacuum-Freshmen heads. Falling bodies-Six weeks' grades. Overtones-Band practice. Elevated-Seniors. Tenacity-Lunchroom meat. Horsepower-John Baxter. LO, A woman is always perfectly willing to give you half the road. The trouble is she can't decide which half to give. MOT A divinity student named Fiddle Refused to accept his degree, For, said he, 'tis enough to be Fiddle Without being Fiddle, D,.D. ..0i MURRAY: "Mose, what part of speech is woman?" MCSE: "Woman aint a part of speech -she's all of it." AO.-. CAROL MANSFIELD: "Now, that tall granite thing is a sky scraper." HIs CoUsIN: "Gosh, I'd sure like to see it work." ..0-. MISS DURHAM: "Study hard. This is your last chance. The exam papers are in the hands of the printer. Are there any questions?" LOUIS KERSEY: "Who's the printer?,' LO.. MISS JONES fgiving a very trying speechjz "The jackals were upon us. Their howls and snarls were terrible. Murder gleamed in their horrible jaws. We could almost feel their muzzles against our legs." HERBERT HAKNL: "Lucky for you they were muzzledf' l FAREWELL Today, as we stand on thae threshold, the Janus-guarded door-way between the triumphant past and the beckoning future, our hearts are filled with smiles and tears. Although we are the second graduating class of Dallas Tech., we find in looking back that we have loved two schools, and yet they are one, for into Dallas Tech. old Bryan, beloved Bryan, poured all of her traditons, her spirit, and her high ideals. In this, the second volume of The Torch and Hammer, we give to the world another comprehensive, inexpensive and "ad-less" book, a radical departure from the old annual. We have done our best and you have helped us, but, realizing that never is a thing perfect, absolutely all-inclu- sive, we leave it to the future staffs to make it so. We take this occasion to thank Mr. Kelley for his cooperation, both in making and selling this volume. For his kindliness and patience with all of us, words would be empty and powerless to paint our gratitude. To Miss Dora Flack, the Sponsor of this volume, goes the sincere thanks of all the Seniors. Without her the staff would have drowned in a sea of inefficiency, and this editor would have died a premature and unnat- ural death. To Miss McEvoy we extend hearty good will and good wishes, and then we shall fall silent, for we realize that no number of profuse thanks and mere words can adequately express our gratitude for her efforts in our bhalf. To Mr. Kadel we express our thanks for the art scheme, to Mr. Good- rich for the direction of the printing, and to Miss Jones for the successful direction of the Senior play. To all the other teachers not herein men- tioned we are indebted for clean and careful guidanc, kindly words, and whatever knowledge we may possess, and to all the school we say: "Always deep in our hearts there shall be warm spots for all the memories of our school, the only school, Dallas Tech." EFFIE CUMINGS, Editor. l60l THE IORLH AND HAMMER FACULTY FRIENDS 7,L,jOf'fT3?.,7 EM . ,, C214 A I:61'fI' ' 5231.3-2 f f X-. . 1 ..-U , f ,. V , Jag. . - ea, "Q,.:1f J, Haw:-.:,.' , . 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