The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 29, 1937 Page: 2 of 4
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THE A8PBRM0NT BTAB
flie Aspermont Star
Published Every Thursday
At Aspermont, Texas
HYLTON F. HUDSPETH, Editor
Entered as second-class matter at the
postoffice at Aspermont, Texas, under
the act of March 3, 1879.
Any erroneous reflection upon the
character, standing or reputation of
uaj person, firm or corporation will
be gladly corrected upon being called
to the attention of the publisher.
One Y ear
Peacock School News
By MYKA SAM FORD
director of the department of govern-
men and economics. During her sen-
ior year she was business manager of
the college year book and business
manager of the college newspaper.
She has always liked English and
several of her essays and short stor-
ies were published in the college
Miss King has taken, several in-
teresting trips. She has visited sever-
al places of interest in Colorado.
These included a visit to Pike's Peak,
Cave of the Winds, and Lookout
Mountain, where she saw th0 museum
containing the relics of Buffalo Bill
the famous Indian fighter. She has
been to Carlsbad Cavern, Big Bend,
Ozark Mountains, Old Mexico and the
Her hobbies are collecting Japan-
Each of the students in the class
read a short story and told interest-
ing points about it in order to arouse
the interest of students so that they
would mant to read the story. The
students were graded on posture,
grammar and the ability to arouse
and keep the interest of their" class-
Sixteen of the eighteen members
of the sophomore English class made
a perfect score on dependability in
class work and promptness in pre-
paring assignments. The sixteen stu-
dents are: Zelma Criswell, Mary Al-
ice Earl, Dixie lieeth, Juanita Ross,
Annabel Townsend, Myra Ella
Wright, Ruth Matlock, Sam Clem-
completed soon, according to a state-
ment by Mr. Appleton. The boys on
the N.Y.A. and those who belong to
the Tennis Club have been working
on the court The back stops have
been put up and Mr. Appleton says
that members of the club may begin
practicing the first of next week.
SENIOR TRIP TO ABILENE
Eight pupils from the senior class
were present at the Hardin-Simmons
Senior Day program in the universi-
ty's campus last Saturday. About 80
schools were represented, Wichita
Falls having the largest number pre-
sent—150. Goodnight was the school
that came from the farthest distance
—a distance of 250 miles. Approxi-
mately 2,000 students were present.
An interesting program was given
at Parramore field. This program
recognition of all schools represented;
tumbling stunts by the hoys' and
girls tumbling classes; xylophone
numbers by John Endlcott and Ann
Rader; a pantomine by the Speech
Arts Department directed by Mrs.
Lewis and Mrs. Levy; announcements
by Dr. R. N. Richardson; a talk by
Governor Standford of Arizona; and
"Greetings from our President" by
After this interesting program, a
barbecue with all the trimmings was
served to all the guests at the campus
ese prints, quaint candle holders, | *-"ene Hester, lomiva King, j consisted of several numbers by the
LIFE OF MISS MABEL KING
Miss Mabel King was born in a
small town near Corsicana, Texas.
She received her elementary school-
ing in Roswell, N. M., Abilene and
the Demonstration school of North
Texas State Teachers College. She
received her high school education in
Spur high school, where she was an
honor student. She was the secretary
and treasurer of her class for three,
years while she was (in high school,
and she was also a member of the
Her favorite childhood games were
playing pirate, war-nurse and the
game she refers to as her favorite—
"Imaginary.' Only she and her cous-
in could play it. Thoy would imagine
themselves to be princesses, pirates
or most often they thought of them-
selves as little girls lost in the woods
and they would have all kinds of
She attended Texas State College
for Women (CIA) all the time with
the exception of one summer term
that she spent in Sul Ross College.
She was graduated from CiA with
honors. While in college she was
student assistant to Dr. C. D. Judd,
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and teapots. She also likes reading
and hiking. Her favorite music is
•'I'll take you home again Kathleen"
and"The Bells of St. Mary's".
Miss King taught in the McAdoo
high school before she came to Pea-
cock high school as English teacher.
Loop-the-snooP-hound- has discov-
ered that she mav <ro to California
this summer, but Loop knows that
she would be happy if she could ride
on a railroad hand car. Her favorite
foods are red beans, broiled steak,
and buttered carrots. In her gayer
moments she likes to "try to sing''
the songs of the gay nineties and
Loop has discovered that she often
"swings" the good old songs.
CO U N TY-W IDE EXAM1N ATION S
County-wide examinations were giv
en to grades tw0 through seven on
Thursday by Mr. S. L. Stewart and
his assistants. The tests are given
tor the purpose of measuring the a-
chievements of the students during
the current school year. The tests are
also valuable as a basis for making
comparisons and for rating the dif-
ferent schools the county.
In the past Peacock students have
made good records, according to the
reports on file in the office of the
superintendent. Students who made
especially good grades last year were
I dell lvluting, Coleman Kluting, Ed-
na Mae Dansby, Merle Kennedy,
FRESHMAN CONTEST IN
A contest in story telling was held
recently in the eighth grade English
class and those who wondered last
Monday why Lloyd Marlow'g group
was smiling will find the answer in
ihe fact that Lloyd's group defeated
Joan Wright's group. The contest
was won by a margin of only two
D. Parker, John Parker, Leonard
Woods, Arnell Liles, James Brannen
and Aletha Dowdle.
WORK ON TENNIS COURTS TO
BE COMPLETED SOON
Work on the tennis courts will be
Cowboy Band; welcome talks by
Avery Lee and Mildred Burnett, mem-
bers of the speech department; num-
bers by the Cowboy and Golden Girls
quartets; an accordion solo by Gene
Estes accompanied by the band; the
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tasty meal with refreshing desserts or a
Lunches — Short Orders — Sandwiches
Ice Cream — Candy
GEO. H. BRADSHAW
Quart Jar 33c
Pint Jar 23c
Half Pint Jar — 14c
We have the groceries—and we want to
sell them. So, com<j in Saturday and get out-
prices and be convinced that this is a good
place to trade.
w. P. GUEST
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Hudspeth, Hylton F. The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 29, 1937, newspaper, April 29, 1937; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200327/m1/2/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stonewall County Library.