University of Arkansas Fort Smith - Numa Yearbook (Fort Smith, AR)

 - Class of 1950

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. rrlfllw I... 1,.. ..,....!. 11 5!x.n-Hy.;.,..r,..r.L.ux.....ss.;.x....hsfrnx.iirrvrizf.11,! ?rv.n.r.f....e,:z. THE NUMA PRESENTS... w . x V ,yv . KL: , ,. x r x IX X kw! .l K lxr l 1.1x 1 4 . m ,. X , 1 .x n. L x vI i! lKa ,. z va i! , .II, It, . ;1 ! x N ,, , I x.x G JK. ; , l! X . k . , .x. w ,2 , 7 J , il .. i, ,, J 1 J, l .f .xx Ir IX Here it is-your I950 Numu. The staff, in presenting this book, hopes it will be u treas- ure chest of memories of dear old JC for you. Read it; and keep it-to preserve the memories of happy occasions in Junior Col- lege. May the many pictures and the Jolly Roger pirate theme forv ever remind you of the days we have spent together. Dedication Dean Elmer Cook To Dean EIPW' Cork '3' IT'S inspiwinq Vision and untiring efforts to promote a Junior College building program, we, the J C student body of 1950, dedicate this book. He holds a. special place in the hearts of all who have worked with him, and his lead- ership as our dean will never be forgotten. We know that his influence will long'be felt and that students in the future, too, will appreciate him and 117'? er'h'wfacm for making: Junior College one of the best. l "Ye Good Ship FSJC" Buildings ll "Ye Captain and His Mates" Faculty III "Walking The Plank" Freshmen IV "Old Salts" Sophomores V "Dividing the Loot" Organizations VI "Cannon Balls" Athletics VII "Treasure Chest" Features mm a ramums wav 1 mm! V v-7 - u-quM . .WA :11 um: Sfandinga Unsurpassed Fort Smith Junior college is located in the stadium building of the high school. This building has, until the present time, served the purpose well; but it has failed to grow with the enrollment of JC. A new junior college will make JC a larger and better school. mcum School Boa rd Responsible for the direction of the J unior College is the school board, a group 01' community-minded citizens who meet at ltast once a month to determine administra- tion policies and action. Fort Smith has indeed been fortunate in the membership of its school board, for it is made up of citizhns who are leaders in their respective fields and in civic affairs. The graduating class of 1950 pledges itself to follow the board membersh example in improving educational facilities in the community. MEMBERS: UPPER rothruce H. Shaw, Sam D. Tressler, Dr. Thomas P. Foltz, Mrs. W. D. Powell. LOWER row- J. W. Ramsey, Chris Corbin, Raymond F. 011', president; J. Fred Patton, vice-president. Presidenti aru-mmr m n ?F t :2 .a e e ix J. W. RAMSEY Fort Smith is justly proud of the president of Junior College, for Mr. Ramsey is both an able administrator whose capabilities are well known in national educational circles and an outstanding figure in the community which the J unior College serves. Mr. Ramsey,s knowledge of educational trends and his philosophy of education have guided the establishment of a Junior College of recognized scholastic rating. This year With the initiation of the expansion program he has lent influence and effort to the securing of larger and more adequate Junior College facilities. DEAN Elmer Cook Mr. Cook is serving his first year as dean of Junior College. He is always willing to help the students in any way that he can, and has worked untiringly in his efforts to promote a new Junior College building, He has made every student his frisnd and we hope that he serves many more years as our JC leader. KATHRYN BUCHANAN, JACK BELL, B. S. B. S. E., M. S. Members of the Faculty Forf Smifh Junior College .7949 - 7950 FRANK CASSIDY, B. S., M. S. Jm CHARLES, B. 8., M. S. RUTH HAMILTON, A. 13., M.A. GUY HIXSON, B. 8., M. S. CLIFTON GRACE, B. S. MARY HYNES St. Louis Library School Mus. LUCILLE I'IOFFMAN, B. S. OPAL HORN, M. A. WILMA JIMERSON, A. 13., M.A. EDNA EARLE MASSEY, A. B. M. A. LUELLA KREHBIEL, M. A. FRANK JONES, A. 13., M. A. MARGARET MONTAGUE. B. S. E., M. A. FLOYD PrrTs. ELISEO SANCHEZ, B. S. HAZEL PRESSON, A.B., M.A. ISABELLA K. SMITH, A. B., M. A. Brass J. RAMSEY, A. B. L. L. B., M. S. MARGARET REAVIS, B. S., M. A. VIRGINIA TIDBALL, A. 15.. M. A. ORA WILBURN, B. S. E. LUCILLE SPEAKMAN, M. A. I. E. LOYn Custodian WANDA ANN FOSTER. A. A. - FIRGSHan t. 4., . n i, 0'1. u. 'ou.- A FRESHMAN CLASS SPONSOR AND OFFICERS Miss Isabella K. Smith, well known mathematics teacher in J C, was sponsor of the Freshman Class during 1949-'50 for the third consecutive school term. Her wit and originality helped lead the freshmen to a triumphant victory over the sophomores in the Thomas L. Thomas ticket contest. She is a class sponsor to be proud of. Freshman officers for the first semester, on the left reading down, were David ' McDonald, president; Henry Upchurch, vice-president; and Sally Crampton, secretary. Second semester class officers, on the right reading down, were J im Curry, pres- ident; Henry Pape, vice-president; and Sue Ella Young, secretary. BILL BACON "Just call me Neosho" LARRY BARBER Hc went to sleep in a Barber chair" BOBBY BARDRICK "Artist" J. E. BASS uNot a fish story" FRED BAUMEISTER Str0ng' silent type" OLLIE BLAN HDependable and efficient" MARVIN BLAYLOCK Chief" VAN BOATRIGHT Wife starts his day with a song and a smile" GENE BOONE Business is my business' JACK BOYD So round, so firm, MARY BRIDGES HFriendless is the word" BOBBY BROWN Big right hander" J. H. BROWN "15 a red-bug red?" JAMES BURGESS "It's them eyes" CHARLES CASTLEBERRY "It's a permanent pern1anent after all" BILL CENTER "Therek one in every crowd" JESS CHAPPELL "One of Hackews contributions" NORMA CLARKE "The atomic kid" BARBARA COOPER Wambic pentameter" JAMES COUGHLIN "Italy ?" MIKE COWAR'I' M1'. Coach" SALLY CRAMPTON Schoo1 spirit" MAXINE CROTTS Petite and sweet" J AMES CURRY "Spearhead" LOIS DORAN Professiona1 proof reader" HUGH DUTTON The man who came to dinner" MARTHA EASLEY "Easy does it" RELF EFURD N0ne other like him,, DOROTHY ERWIN The brains of JC" DAVID FERGUSON Si1ence is golden,, DELORES FLETCHER Kitten on the keys,, BARBARA FLl'NN Greets you with a smile" LADEMA FRANCIS "I did my lessons next week" DALE FURLOW uSallisaw Kid RUTH GILL "Trusty" WANDA GOMPH WQuiet but pleasant" HERMAN GOSSETT uThe colonel" DORIS GRAHAM "Bright eyes of JC" LUCY GREGG "A little bit of sunshine" EUGENE GRIFFIN uDynamite comes in small pack- ages" JIMMY GRIFFIN " Futm'e CPA" DON HAMPTON "Anbody wanta buy some cows ?" VIRGINIA HARMON Did someone say Batesville?" HUGH HENDRICKSON ' So1id CitizeIW RANDALL I-IIATT "Now working; for Uncle Sam" MARGARET HILL uSo you think you got troubles?" LIBBY HOLMES uDid you ever see a dnam walk- ing?" ADDIE HUMPHREY uGrade school tyrant" SARAH JOHNSON There,s so much about her to like" VIRGINIA JOHNSON NUS :1 winning- thing-a smile' LOWELL JONES WA man of a few words" JIM KNIGHT "A-Model blue? DOROTHY KNIGHT nMiss Featurette of 1950" BOB KUNKEL Tm from Tcxas-TEXAS, that i891 BOB KYMER "An old married Innn BOB LANE Whaanut Butter" DEWEY LEWIS nLazy, but industrious, and brains . . .?" KENNETH LILLY "I just cmft reach those amoe- baa!" MADGE LEWIS Int011ig'ence, I reckon" BOB LOVE KAsk the gal who owns one" RAMONA MACKE'.' A welcome addition to an group" BILL MADDEN 1He lI make his mark in this world PAP M'AGRUDER dEiIlStGilfS theory?-Sure I helped hinf, JOANNE MARLEY Jchet and lovtly" MILDRED McCULLOUGH Uust call me Mickie" DAVID MCDONALD Nice to have around" LEROY MCKINNEY Locker 2063" DONALD MILLER "Picture nlan VON DELL MOONEY nFree as the wind" MONTE LOU MOORE nLeUS have more and more of Moore" BILL MORGAN 'VOAKhaY!" HERMAN NEII-IOUSE uPeck of brightneSS" MARY: EVELYN NEWMAN P1-etty as a picture" JAMES NIGH HSquare dance1'-de1uxe" HENRY PAPE "Colligge Cutie? OLIVIE PATTON "Miss Personality" GEORGE POUND "An energetic thinker" THOMAS PRINGLE "The quiet type" SAM RAMEY fA winning way" WANDA RANEY -"Preference-Read heads" ISLA RHEA RATHBUN So nice to know" JOHN RIGGS Ca1if0rnia bound" KENNETH ROBINSON uDependable and energetic" ELEANOR SCHENK uScatterbrain" MARY ANN SCHMIDT To know her is to like her" DICK SCHLEIFF "Little Giant" DOTTIE SEELBINDER r App1e-Honey" BILL STARMER Bull-dog ROSALEE STEPHENS Those eyes!" HAL STIERWALT Have you heard the one about-" JEA NN E TATE Tinky" JACK TAYLOR "The WhistleW SUZANNE TAYLOR nShes really getting: up in life" J OHN TUST VVe11 liked by everyone" HENRY UPCHURCI-I ?Heinid, RODNEY VICK "Skipper" CAROLYN VICKREY What's life withdut something to laugh at?" ROY WADSWORTH Rescrved and Capable" WANDA WEINDEL Always herself" CARL WIDMER "Whiskers" HGROVER C. WEST Wntelligent thinkelm HARRY WOOD Left JC for Kemper" GENE WORKMAN "Did you say Ethyl or Regular?" JAMES WORST "He doesnw live up to his namw SUE ELLA YOUNG More points than a star, six that is" FIRST SEMESTER STUDENT BOARD The first semester student board worked hard the first months of school. They were responsible for the Thomas L. Thomas arrangements and put the concert over in a big way. Miss Lucille Speakman served as sponsor. FIRST row-Sue Duncan, Wilma Dolan, Billie Lehman, Libby Holmes, Betty Hinton. SECOND row-David McDonald, Tom Caldarera, Sue Ella Young, Rod Naucke, J 00. Smith. FIRST SEMESTER STUDENT BOARD OFFICERS OFFICERS: Joe Smith, vice-president; Tom Caldarera, president; and Billie Lehman, secretary. SECOND SEMESTER STUDENT BOARD The second semester student board, under the sponsorship of Miss Lucille Speakman, has had a full time job of piloting the concession stand on a successful voy- age. All members made swell uhot-dog' hands." The student board was also responsible for the spring banquet and dance. FIRST row Sue Duncan, Wilma Dolan, Billie Lehman, Rosalee Stephens, Sally Crampton. SECOND row-Betty Hinton, Joe Smith, Tom Caldarera, Jack Taylor, Shelby Brecdlove, Lola Watson. SECOND SEMESTER STUDENT BOARD OFFICERS OFFICERS: Wilma Dolan, vice-president; Joe Smith, president; and Lola Wat- son, secretary. SOFHOMORES SOPHOMORE CLASS SPONSOR AND OFFICERS As the Sophomores look back over their school years and remember the one of 1.949-'50, the outstanding person in all memories will no doubt be Miss Lucille Speak- man. She has previously served as class sponsor and has again done a splendid job. Her wonderful personality and ability to get things done were great assets to the Sophomore Class. . The class officers who worked with Miss Speakman to make the just past year a most successful one are, on the left, top to bottom; Squeaky Smith, Buster Womack, and Lola Watson. On the right: Tom Caldarera, Rod Naucke, and Ruby Quarry. CYNTHIA BABCOCK Music Guild DON BANDY Phi Theta Kappa MARY LOU BOAS Music Guild, IRC Secretary- Treasurer JOHN BRACKEN SHELBY BREEDLOVE Student Coach, Basketball, IRC, Student Board TOM CALDARERA Sophomore Class President, IRC, Music Guild, Outstanding Student, Phi Theta Kappa President, Stu- dent Board, Student Body Pres- ident, ths Who WILMA DOLAN Phi Theta Kappa, Student Body Vice-president, Music Guild, ths Who, FTA, IRC, Student Board SUE DUNCAN Student Board, IRC, FTA Secrev tary-treasurer, Phi Theta Kappa, Music Guild, Numa Staff, Sock and Buskin, Outstanding Student, Student Coach BURTON ELLIOT Student Coach, Basketball DON ELLIOT Student Coach, Basketball, ths Who MARK F RY CLYDE GAMBLE Numa Staff, Student Board, Li- on s Roar Staff, Head Cheerlead- er 918 JOHN I-IALLARD GEORGE HARDCASTLE JC Ensemble BETTY I-IINTON FTA Vicc-president, IRC Vice president, Limfs Roar Editor, Outstanding; Student, Sock and Buskin, Student Board SHIRLEY JONES IRC president, Music Guild, Phi Theta Kappa, cheerleader BILLIE LEHMAN Student Body Secretary, Phi Theta Kappa, Sock and Buskin,, Music Guild, Cheerleader, Freshman Class Vice-presid-ent and Secre- tary, Outstanding Student, ths Who, Student; Board BOB MASON DON McDANIEL Band, Phi Theta Kappa GARFIELD McNABB ROD NAUCKE Student Coach, Student prard, Sophomore Class Vice-president GEORGIA NEELY Numa Editor, FTA President, IRC, Outstanding Student, ths Who, Lion,s Roar Staff, Phi Theta Kappa Treasurer, Student Coach LEON NIGH Student Coach, Basketball JOHN OLIVER Student Coach RUBY QUARRY Sophomore Class Secretary, Mu- sic Guild, FTA BILL ROSE Student Coach MILES SHOPFNER FTA, IRC, Student Coach, LioWs Roar Staff, Basketball Student Manager 48 MARILYN SITZ IRC, Music Guild, Phi Theta Kappa JIMMY SMITH ths Who, FTA, IRC, Basket- ball, Student Coach JOE SMITH Student Body President, Student Body Vice-president, IRC, Cheer- leader, Numa Staff, Band, Out- standing; Student, ths Who, Phi Theta Kappa, Music Guild, Lion s Roar Staff, Student Board LAWRENCE SMITH Sophomore Class President, FTA, Student Board, Basketball, Whots W110, Student Coach GEORGE TAYLOR FTA, Student Coach LOLA WATSON Sophomore Class Secretary, FTA, Music Guild President, Whots Who, Student Body Secretary GEORGE WERNETTE Phi Theta Kappa, IRC, Student Coach, Basketball, Sophomore Class Vice-president, Whots Who BUSTER WOMACK Phi Theta Kappa, IRC, Student Qoach, Basketball, Sophomore Class ' Vice-president, Whats Who During the 1949-50 session of the Fort Smith Junior College, the student body inaugurated an expansion program for the College which may well be remembered as an historical' event in the history of the institution. For sometime it has been clearly evident that the J unior College needs a well-equipped building; but up till the beginning of this school year, nothing: definite was ever done about the matter. It fell to the lot of the student body of the 1949-50 session to take positive action. During the year a building fund was begun, looking forward to the ultimate provision for adequate building facilities for the College. These students may finish college before the work is finally completed; but they will always be remembered as the father of the new building program for the Fort Smith Junior College. 0K6ANlZATlONS- ' 1 R m xxx.xvt- - vshh LION'S ROAR STAFF This year hThe Lionhs Ran enlivened campus life with a Junior College news- paper for the first time since 1937. The members of the staff named the publication "The Lion's Roar." Under the leadership of editor Betty Hinton and associate editor Doris Graham, the staff worked hard to give- the students an enjoyable paper. Other members of the staff standing; from left to right are: Don Hampton ,Libby Holmes, Jerry Sharpe, Georgia Neely, Bill Center, and Dorothy Knight. EDITORS AND ADVISOR From left to right: Doris Graham, associate editor; Betty Hinton. editor; Miss Hazel Presson, adviser. MUSIC GUILD MEMBERS: FIRST 1'ow-J0e Smith, Marilyn Sitz, Lucy Gregg, Billie Lehman, Lola Watson, Mary Boas, Mary Ann Schmidt, and Tom Caldarera. SECOND 1'ow-Ramona Mackey, Olivie Patton, Isla Rhea Rathbun, Norma C1ark3, Barbara Cooper, Ruby Quarry, Carolyn Vickrey, and Wilma Dolan. THIRD row5-Sponsor Floyd Pitts, Sue Ella Young, Kenneth Robinson, Jack Taylor, Barbara Flinn, Dorothy Seelbinder, Shirley Jones, Don McDaniel, and Doris Graham. SOCK AND BUSKIN FIRST row-Rosalee Stephens, Betty Hinton, Sally Crampton, Sue Duncan, Billie Lehman. SECOND row-Jack Taylor, Bill Center, James Nigh. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB Officms reading 1'1'0111 left to 1ight, FIRST 1'ow-v-1James 11111,p11og1am chai1man; Shirley Jones, president; James Curry, vice-plesident. SECOND row-S. ue Duncan,1No1'n1a Clarke, Wanda Weindel, Betty Hintor1, Libby Holmes, D01 0thv K n1g'ht, Sally Cr.ampton THIRD 1ow-Miss Lucille Speakman, sponsor; Ba1ba1'a Flinn, Ruth Gill,Ma1- inn Sitz,Jim1 1y Smith Rod Nauzke, T0111 C11 c1211 01 :1, and Geelgia Neely. PHI THETA KAPPA MEMBERS; FRONT 1'ow-Geo1'gia Neely, treasurer; Bgsler Womack, vice- . president; T0111 Caldarera, president; and Billie Lehman, secretary. SECOND 1'owFDon Bandy, Ruth G111, Sue Duncan, Wilma Dolan, Barbara 1Coopei', Mary A1111 Schmidt. THIRD 1'ow-Qllie Blan, Kenneth Lilly, Sue Ella Young, Marilyn Sitz, Joe Smith, and Rosalee Stephens. ENSEMBLE MEMBERS: FIRST row Barba1-a Cooper, Norma Clarke, Isla Rhea Rathbun, Mary Bridges, Sue Easley, Mary Ann Schmidt, and Ramona Mackey. SECOND 1-ow Caro1yn Vickrey, Marvin Blaylock, Kenneth Robinson, Jack Tay- lor, Sue Ella Young, and Mary Lou Boas. FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA FRONT row: Doris Graham, historian; Sue Duncan, secretary; Georgia Neely, presi- dent; Betty Hinton, vice-president; and Dorothy Knight, reporter. SECOND 1'0W Mi1es Shopfner, Isla Rhea Rathbun, Wanda Gomph, Mary Bridges, Sue Easley, Wilma Dolan, Maxine Crotts, J ess Chappell. THIRD row Sue Ella Young, J im Smith, Bill Bacon, Von Dell Mooney, Wan- da Raney, Madge Lewis, Miss Horn, Lois Doran, and Bob Lane. CHEERLEADERS From left to right: Joe Smith, Doris Graham, Libby Holmes, Sally Crampton, Billie Lehman, Shirley Jones, and Bill Center. GRADUATION CLASS ' MEMBERS: FIRST 110w Ruby Quarry, Wilma Dolan, Sue Duncan, Betty Hin- ton, Billie Lehman. SECOND row Burton Elliott, Marilyn Sitz, Lola Watson, Mary Lou Boas, Geor- gia Neely, Joe Smith. THIRD 1'ow--Don Elliott, Buster Womack, John Hallard, Tom Caldarera, Bill Rose, Shelby Breedlove. NUMA STAFF The Numa staff members, chosen for their writing ability, ingenuity, scholar- ship, and industry, now present to you your 1950 year book and hope you will enjoy it in the years to come as much as the staff enjoyed preparing it for you. Each staff member worked hard to meet deadlines and each did a splendid job of "doing his best". ' The staff will remember with appreciation the assistance given by Miss Hazel Presson and Eliseo Sanchez, without whom this year book' would never have been possible. MEMBERS: Seated-Georgia Neely and Dorothy Knight. STANDING-a-Ipe Smith, Doris Graham, Libby Holmes, Sally Crampton, Sue Duncan, and Clyde Gamble. EDITORS The editors for the 1949-50 Numa have worked hard to present the student body with an outstanding yearbook. They have worked untiringly throughout the year and have done a grand job. Editor, Georgia Neely; Associate Editor, Dorothy Knight. ADVISORS The advisers have worked cooperatively and sincerely together with the staff to complete the yearbook. The staff wishes to say hthanks" to the faculty advisors for their assistance in printing the 1949-50 Numa. Advisors: Eliseo Sanchez, Hazel Presson and Neal Little The Junior College presented Thomas L. Thomas, famous baritone, in a concert, February 7. The students worked enthusiastically to make his presentation a success, ahd the proceeds from his concert were added to the JC building fund. This was the first time in the schoolts history that a well-known artist has been sponsored by Junior College. The above pictures were taken at a reception given at the home of Miss Lucille Speakman immediately following the concert. Va riety Show "Through the Years," the 1950 annual variety show, under the direction of Betty Hinton, was held this year, April 26 and 27. The performance, filled with JG talent, was one which will long: be remembered. . The successful show was another of the many student projects to raise proceeds for the Junior College building fund. 95:.in gig .E::. GEES... wm". .l-nr "?'nbwt- 3:. BASKETBALL Basketball has been the outstanding sport in FSJC for many years. This year the Lions had a new coach, Jack Bell; and even though the team didnht come through with a string of Wins, they always came through fighting. Each individual play- er displayed a fine school spirit, and we can truth- fully say our team played every game with the greatest respect for real sportsmanship We will be minus som! players next year, but the freshmen can and will carry on for the JC Lions. Coach Jack Bell FIRST row-Bill Bacon, Buster Womack, Squeaky Smith, Coach Bell, Henry Papa, Mike Cowart, and Bob Lane. SECOND rothack Nig'h, Bob Oberdorsten, Dewey Lewis, Burton Elliot, Don Elliot, J im Smith, Shelby Breedlove, Marvin Blaylock, and Don Hampton. BILL BACON Bifl hails from MissouriuNeosho to be exact. Bill saw plenty of action during the past season. Since he is a freshman, JC hopes he will return next year. SHELBY BREEDLOVE This returned letterman is from the wide place in the road across the rivereVan Buren. Shelby hLou" is known not only for his ability, but his sportsmanship and team play twhen he stayed on his 11010. The Lions will miss Shelby next year. MARVIN BLAYLOCK Marvin, a local boy, played both center and for- ward for the Lions. His experience added to the team and the Lions needed more of his playing. BURTON ELLIOTT Burt, the youngest Elliott brother, is a spohomore. The Lions used Burtolfs height as an advantage. He is a capable player whom JC would like to keep ngxt year. DON ELLIOTT As the tallest man on the team, Don proved his worth at the center position. One of the regular five, he was always in the middle of things and proved himself a good ball player, whom we hate to lose. DON HAMPTON Don is also one of those puppyville enthnsiasts. He was a uhustler" the Lions hope will return next season. DEWEY LEWIS Dewey is another one of those Van Buren guys. He didnlt see too much action but was nevertheless a good sport and a spirit booster. As he is a fresh- man, he will probably extract splinters from our bench again next year. BOB LANE Bob, a freshman, has had seine bad breaks lsprains i'eallyi, but when he was not ailing, he was right in there with the Lions. Bob is from Fort Smith. JACKIE NIGH Jack had a remarkable way of playing basketball CD which everyone liked. This is his second year of basketball for JC. Jack is a Ietterman, whom the Lions hate to lose. BOB OBERDORSTEN Bob is one of those Greenwood plowboys who came through fine for the Lions this year. He saw a great deal of action this season, and his long range shots racked up quite a few points. HENRY PAPE LAWRENCE SMITH Another Van Burenite, Henry was one of the Squeak's experience, eye for the basket, and good regular five and his ability proved worth while to humor added to the team. Along; with this, he was the old Blue and White. Sonny is a letterman the one of the high scorers. J 0 could use anqthelg Lions hope. will return next year. Squeaky next year. JIM SMITH J im played a part of the season for the Lions and did a good job, but was kept out of most of the sea- son,s play because of a broken ankle. BUSTER WOMACK Red was always in there for the Lions. He is an- other Soph J C would like to keep next year. SALLY CRAM PTON Does anyone need a smile? SaIIy has them to spare. Her bright disposi- tion has shed some gaiety on every one. As a member of the Student Board, Sally was capable and practical. She lead cheers from the position of head cheerleader, and though she has put forth scads of energy, the supply seems inexhaustible. Sally is still a live-wire in JC. Outstanding v Students TOM CALDARERA Tom was a good Student Body President, and he is a good school citi- zen. He worked for the betterment at the college, and students responded to his genial guidance. Because of that united push, we can say that the first semester 1949-50 was one of the most successful that the Junior Cold Iege has had. Much credit goes to Tom. SUE DUNCAN Sue's untiring work on all the stu- dent board's projects this year would be hard to equal; and whenever any fun was in the making, she was al- ways found behind the scenes manu- facturing the good times. It will be a fortunate day for Junior College when another Sue is found, because she will mean energy, friendship, wit, and brilliance all tied up in one small package. JAMES CURRY James took a very active part in school activities. As president of seve- ral organizations he did a wonderful job. He has the ability and personali- ty to carry through all his plans to their best finish. The freshman showed that they knew this by electing him president of the freshman class. Jim doesn't worry-he gets the job done. . BETTY HINTON The girl with ideas and schemes which really work: As director of the Variety Show she did a good job. As a member of the Student Board she worked on all of the parties and inspir- ed many projects. We have in Betty 0 natural leader and we respect her capabilities. DORIS GRAHAM Doris has worked very hard this year and is to be Commended for her ability to get things done. She has a good personality and the obiltiy to Get along with everyone. She has to- ken part in many activities and has worked especially hard in journalism. In all she does you can be sure to find the best quality work from the best quality gal GEORGIA NEELY What characteristics do you ad- mire in people? Whatever they are Georgia probably fits the picture. As a student her standards are higheher scholastic record proves that. As a journalist you can look at the Numa eshe edited that. As a leader look at the positions she has held and look at the results of her guidance. And as a friend you can see that her kindly, sympathetic attitudes mixed with an air of mischief is a combination that makes people want to stay Georgia's friend. ' BILLIE LEHMAN Billie works in many worthwhile projects. She is one of the nice level- headed persons who is an asset to any organization. She was a capable Stu- dent Body officer and has worked faithfully on the Student Board, al- ways coming through with anything she undertakes. Billie is weIl-liked by the students for her friendly attitudes and kindness. SUE ELLA YOUNG That six point girl. Brain, brain, brain. Nice girl too, also works dili- gently in several organizations, and is secretary of the freshman class. When she uses those things to which the nerves must go for the formulating of witty remarks we all know that's Sue EIIo-a-no other like it! JOE SMITH Did anybody see Joe? He was very busy with being Mr. President of the Student Body, second semester. Did a good job, too. He works from the stu- dents, tor the students, with the stu- dentseremember the concession stand? Joe is a good friend to us all, and we like him because he is a good Joe who led us through the lost dull months of the yeor-but with Joe around moments were never dull. Best All Around Sally Crompton Tom Coldorero Most Popular Billie Lehman Joe Smith Best Looking Libby Holmes James Burgess IOUS Most Stud Sue Ella Young Buster Womack Most Bashful Wilma Dolan Don Elliot I'S i0 Neely Bill Center Class W Georg Cutest Mickey McCullough Henry Pope Most Talented Lola Watson Tom Coldarera Most Athletic Addie Humphrey Jimmy Smith Class Will We, the MOM Salts" of the Fort Smith Junior College, class of 1950, being of sound mind CD and imlubitably sound of body do hereby will to the iiplankwalkersi, our personal traitsesuch as they are! Cynthia uBlondie" Babcock wills to Barbie Flinn her fair complexion and blonde huh: Donald llDuck" Bandy wills his way with Mr. Hixon to Bill "Witi' Center in hopes that he will put the companionship to great use. luai'y Lou u88 keys" Boas Wills her talent at the piano to Mary Ann Schmidt who really doesn't nzed it. Shelby llLover Boyii Brecdlove wills his way with women to Sonny Pape, Who does pretty well on his own. Tom "Talent" Caldarera wills his all around abilities and ability to be president to J ames Curry. Wilma HShy gal" Dolan wills to Dorothie Erwin her quite demure way. Sue uShorty" Duncan refuses to leave J. C. Don uTor" Elliot wills his title of uMost Bashful" to David Ferguson who is shy enough already. Burton ilBench Warmer" Elliot wills his seat on the bench to Bob iiPeanut Butter" Lane. Clyde liPaintbrush" Gamble wills his artistic ability to Bob Bardrick, who may 01' may not find time to use it. George "The Voiceh Hardcastle wills his talented vocal chords to J ack Taylor. Betty "Always Willing" Hinton leaves her pep and school spirit to Sue Ella Young. Bob ilCurlyi' Mason will lend but not leave his curly locks to Charles Castle- berry. Don "Fluteyil McDaniels bequeaths his musical talent to Dewey Tom Lewis. Maybe he will be capable of leading the HHungry Sixii next year. Rod "St. Louis" Naucke refuses to leave Sally! Georgia "Always leave them laughing" Neely wills to Eleanor Schenk her title of wit. John "Lanky" Oliver wills his Mill Creek team to Mike Cowart. Ruby llSmiles" Quarry leaves her good nature to Sarah Johnson. Miles "Chief Bald Eagle" Shopfner wishes someone would will him some hair. Marilyn HBookworm" Sitz bequeaths her chair in the library to Ramona Mackey. Jimmy iiMuscle Man" Smith leaves to Bill "Neosho" Bacon his athletic ability. Joe llBlue Eyes" Smith wills to James Burgess his good looks and personality. Lawrence "Squeaky" Smith Wishes Junior College would let him leave. George iiPunchy" Taylor has already left. Lola "School Marni" Watson wills her title as iiMost Talented Girl" to Delores li'lotchci'. Buster "Red" Womack wills to J. H. Brown his front seat in Miss Smithls room. Billie liPopulali Galii Lehman wills her bright smile and cheerful personality to Doris Graham. George "Tall, Dark, and Handsome" Wc-rnette wills his height to Gene Griffin. 0. K, there it is, Frosh. Take ,em 01- leave lem, but We donlt want ,em back! Good luck in using- every single item. Your beloved upper-classmen, The Sophs of 1950 Prophecy The ship had docked. The time had come to go aboard! Yes, the old pirate ship, the U.S.S.S. JC was sailing again. It was boarded by many famous people who wandered around to see the interesting sights. There were many familiar faces; for instance, the captain was none other than Joe E. Smith. He got his experience from operating the U.S.S.S. Concession Stand in Ye Olde Junior College. Chief cooks and hash slingers CD are Sue Duncan and Don McDaniel. Hot dogs are their specialty! The bartenders, John Oliver and Mark Fry, were kept busy mixing drinks. iNuff sed! Seems that the President of the United States, Tom Caldarera, didnlt use his special ship, ttThe Arkansas," but decided to travel on the U.S.S.S. JC. Incidentally, Tom plays ttArkansasli very well on the piano. Another famous celebrity enjoying the trip on this ship was the movie star, John Hallard. He is trying to forget Mary Lou Boas, famous pianist of the philhar- monic orchestra, and he was doing a pretty good job by keeping Cynthia Babcock, welL known model, from being lonely. Miles Shopfner, owner of the Shopfner Candy Company, and his private sec- retary, Bob Mason, kept the Elliott brothers, a couple of his distributors, busy passing out the candy bars to passengers. The two famous baseball players on the ship were Shelby Breedlove and Jimmy Smith, who kept in condition by playing shuffle board with Lola Watson and Billie Lehman, former Junior College students. Now they are exchange teachers. Ruby Quarry was telling Wilma Dolan, who is still shy, all the latest gossip. Clyde Gamble was making the trip to get ideas for his latest comic strip. He watched the antics Qf Rod NauckwKeep reading the funny paperseyou may see Rod. The sheriff on the ship was none other than George Wernette. The well-known big game hunter, Don Bandy, whose specialty is ducks, was giving Garfield McNabbRJohn Bracken, and Roy Wadsworth pointers on hunting. i George Taylor, boxer, was on board With his manager, Bill Rose. This pair is almost as well-known as J oe Palooka and Knobby Walsh! George Hardcastle was heard singing. I wondered who was his audience and I found it to be his press agent, Bett Hinton. Maybe he wants more publicityl Georgia Neely, gag writer for all famous comedians, and her colleague, Mari- lyn Sitz, were on board. It seems that if Marilyn responds to Georgials jokes they are bound to be good. tMarilyn also helps Georgia spellD Squeaky Smith was scheduled to be on the ship but later reports indicated that he was again attending Fort Smith J unior College and is president of the Soph- omore Class! Buster Womack, navigator of the ship, is beginning to get seasick. So "bon voyage" to all the passengers on the "Jolly Roger." Herets to many more and even happier traveling days! Review OF the Year SEPTEMBER 2 OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEM BER 12- 12 19 21 23 26 2'7 28 30 14 18 22 24 2a 27 28 31 11. 28 .10 12 13 16 20 Sophs register-underdogs again! Frosh register, great in number, strong in spirit! First Hshindig" held in band room. Freshmen win softball game due to 10w enrollment of Sophs. Hail to the chiefeCaldarera heads student body and Phi Theta Kappa One of the Jones girls heads IRCeFuture Teachers CD install Neely 1Pity poor studentsy Mixed Chorus organized-a few foul notes arrive in J C. Smith and McDonald head Sophs and Frosh respect- ively. Just carvt get rid of "Squeaky"! uLioWs Roar" growls- -first J C paper in twelve years. Paper diet started in JCeNeely heads institution! Sophs even fued one-up in football game. Win by one touchdown, by a pass from Breedlove to D. Elliot. Music Guild has a Wiener 1'oast-mig'hty fine time was had by all! FTA has candy sale-Shopfner decides to go into candy business. "LioWs Roar" Wiener roast ends in gossip session. The 11G1'uesome Sixb perform at band assembly. JC goes on the air-everyone is flying these days. IRC sponsors square dance-all squares present. Y Co-Eds re-organized. Curry heads organization. First thirty-one dollars collected from J C students and teachers for the Junior College Building Fund at Hallowe'en Party sponsored by Student Board. Yea, Blue! 'Yea, White! Yea, Lions! Fight, Fight, Fight! Cheerleader election. Numa Staff decides on theme. IRC assembly. PTK initiation. Picture delinquents herded to studio. Sadie Hawkins Day. JC assembly-Bearden speaks, sponsored by FTA. Miles Shopfnefs birthday. 11Pep Hats" arrive! hBow-Tie" day and dance. First basketball game. Lions lose to Okmulgee A and M. Boys, Club Seniors defeat Lions. Cheerleaders sponsor candy sale. Tech Freshmen de- feat Lions 75-33. IRC sponsors lecture by E. E. Dale. Holds party at Norma Clarke1sl house after the lecture. Bill Center gets a haircut! Christmas assembly. Christmas party and reception at Marine Room of Goldman Hotel. Out for Holidays. J ANUARY MHUTHPH r-lI-l 20 25 27 FEBRUARY 1. C' 17 20 27 28 MARCH 1 6- 8 10 APRIL 5 19 23 24 Happy New Year and all that rot! Back to classes. Miles Shopfner caught going into the wrong room! Phi Theta Kappa assembly-Variety Show! Outstanding. students announcedeCaldavera, Cvamm ton, Curry, Duncan, Graham, Hinton, Lehman, Neely, and Joe Smith. Whols Who named and exams started. Exams end! Whew! Alumni Association organizedeFranklin Wilder heads group. JC presents Thomas L. Thomas in concert. Frosh win contest of selling TLT tickets. Tom Caldarera wins $10.00 prize for selling most tickets. Student body elects officers. Joe E. Smith becomes president. Sophs honor frosh at tacky party. Spaghetti supper for Music Guild members. Graduating students find out that they aren't grad- uating. ttConfession Stand" opens. Phi Theta Kappa members chosen. 10 Camera Week. Music Guild assembly. Lola Watson wins the first Butterfield Music Scholarship. Student Board sponsors box supper for Building Fund. FTA assembly. Addie proves that she knows a nurs- ery rhyme! IRC sonsors assembly. Music Guild goes to convention in Little Rock. Ping pong champions present program for JC stu- dents. 26-27 JC presents annual variety showeltThrough the MAY 11 15 12 Years" directed by Betty Hinton. F'TA banquet-Is the F for future or food? Phi Theta Kappa assembly. The singing brains sur- prise everyone! Ensemble and Speech groups give program on World Religion at Central Presbyterian Church. The annual Spring Prom is held at the Ward Hotel. Picture-day. X-ray, that is! First Soph Day in years! Yea, for Dean Cook! 28 Baccalaureate services. JUNE '1 Graduation day for 17 Sophomores. JC will miss the Sophs The Sophs will miss JC, But welll remember her Wherever we may be! x... ..y . r. .


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