The Thresher (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 27, Ed. 1 Friday, April 19, 1935 Page: 3 of 4
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FRIDAY, APRIL 19,1938
THE RICE THRESHER
TRAINS for u$
LOW COST !
Picture yourself enjoying
comfort like this while
speeding to your destlnt'
tion. Surely, you'll go by
train next timet
You'll ride in roomy, com*
f enable, clean cars on
Mwl Mils, the smoothest,
safest nighway In the world
than driving your car!
■wmt Owmai WiHea. Wshmtea Art.
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"We're No Daisy, We Tell"
Senior Thresher spells Settlor Dirt
and we present what the dignified
Seniors should wear on their week-
ends . . . namely hats! And what day
did last Ffiday fall on? We fell on
There's that eyesore to the campus,
one ESQUIRE OPPENHEIMER who
datas he gets his fashions direct from
Paris, and not thru the style maga-
zines, on account of they wuz cen-
sored, for which we can't very well
"Wake me early mother dear, for
I'm to be Queen of the May!" says
our own petite BABY FACE WOODS,
and wonders what to wear. In fact,
shes been wearing everyone out about
what to wear. We suggest a ...
DRESS and let it go at that. And
why can't we meet at your house?
And who carries the torch for the
whole mob but WILBUR COMMUN-
IST BORSKEY? It seems that this
gay Lothario runs them on schedule,
and manages to keep them apart!
This, in itself, is an accomplishment, j
How do you do it?
The week's surprise came with our
apparently quiet and reserved Senior,
one MARGARET ELK INS who re-
vealed, albeit inadvertently, that her
knowledge of Love Life was pretty
thorough, and that she was not to be
GEORGE WASHINGTON BROWN
makes his debutttttte with one EFFIE
HUNT, and puts another one on the
train for Dallas one night last week,
on the sly! In fact, could he raise
one, he would probably be twirling
his mustachios this very minute.
While WHOOPS MY DEAR CRAW-
FORD says that each gesture of his
sleeve resembles nothing so much as
the flight of a swallow. But those
muscular legs give the whole thing
away! Sink me, if they don't!
BEVERLY RUDD has the nerve to
state that there is one professor whom
she has merely to appear interested in
and he gives her a good grade. After
this, we should say . . . both BEV-
ERLY and her profs . . . BEWARE!
And in the case of BUDDY DAU-
NOY, we say CAVEAT EMPTOR for
various and sundry reasons. We also
recommend that he go into business
as an OPTICIAN or OPHTHALMO-
LOGIST since he even got cupids vi-
sion up to some 12 feet!
Here, indeed, is a choice bit. Picture
our old friend AMPHOTERIC QJUS
KENSCHEN, coming down to break-
fast in red-striped black pajamas.
Gvis says, quote, I will fight for my
breakfast, and for HER honor! un- j
quote! He is also a pretty astute ;
judge at the Girl's Tennis Matches! i
Then, too, there is SUSIE PLAG-i
IARISM BUFORD who is all the time
stealing a famous authors stuff, and j
doing it better than he does himself, j
And is she a FLASH on the tennis i
court! Urnmmmh hhh'hhh! (indescrib- I
able sound!) i
"Don't forget our Scholarship," says :
ELIZABETH PERCENTAGE NEATH- !
ERY, Sweetheart of Rice (ballot box 1
stuffing somewhere) at the Texas ;
Roundup. And she's in a furor right
now about the E. B. L. S.-PRE MED
DANCE at River Oaks Country Club
on April 27, which is a Linen Formal,
beginning! at ten o'clock? (this last we
put in bv request of SCOBEE, the ]
publicity manager of same). 1
And speaking of DOCTOR DICK !
SCOBEE, have you noticed that rath- !
er vacant professional stare which he
■is accumulating and the odd way fie ,
mutters . . . "Hmmm, where will you j
We specialize in wntch and jewelrj j
repairing. It will B. O. K. if from B.
O. Kreiter, Kress Bldg. Lobby.
be at, say, noon tonight?" Our sym-
pathies to an unsuspecting public
when he is literally turned loose up-
And rumor has it (this, to avoid
libel suite) that one EDNA LEAH
ELSIE ROBINSON JACOBS has been
trying to avoid Cupids Dart for the
past several months, but Anally hlush-
ingly stood stilt and let him score a
hit. Nuff sed! Ask her for details!
KNOX HANDSOME (he paid well
for that nickname, we assure you)
BANNER said, "I see no reason why
we cannot have the Senior Banquet at
the Yacht Club." He forgot, to men-
tion his commission. Maybe that's
where he got the money to pay for
LAURA WASHBURN takes the
torch in English 400 as being the only
person called on but once, wjw an-
swered.' Most of them resort to that
time honored phrase of Seniors, which
says, "I haven't given the matter any
consideration," or "I don't believe I
am quite familiar with that particular
instance," instead of merely, "I
DON'T KNOW!", or "HUH?" That's
all for-!this week. Be seein' ya! Also
. . . be senior! (pun!)
We trade Pens and Pencils. Match
yonr pen or pencil, old style or new
style. Fountain Pen Hospital, 801 Kress
(Continued from Page 3)
understand their own minds and
Gregory LaCava directed "Private
Worlds," which was adapted from
Phyllis Bottome's novel of the same
. LOEW'S . ,f ;r
!| The coming week brings one of the
season's gayest programs to Loew's.
Opening Friday is Metro-Goidwyn-
Mayer's musical romance, "Reckless,"
starring Jean Harlow and William
Powell, with Franchot Tone, May
Robson, Rosalind Russell and Nat
Teaming two of the screen's out-
standing romantic stars has apparent-
ly proved to be a happy thought for
Metro. For since they were cast to-
gether in this musical, stories are
making the rounds that Miss Harlow
and Powell have found romance in
real life. "Reckless" is said to be
something of a counterpart to their
actual romance off the Hollywood sets.
The picture reveals new accomplish-
ments of Miss Harlow's singing and
dancing. Preview audiences are re-
ported to have been greatly surprised
Names engraved free if you buy a
Pen or Pencil from the Fountain Pen
Hospital, 601 Kress Bldg. F. 7918.
Danting Ij Hot Stuff
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dressed for it/
Don't Pass Up
at the quality of the star's voice and
her expert footwork. Several new
swigs are introduced, along with a
new dance called the "Trocadera." In
this she is assisted by Carl Randall,
a famed Broadway dancer.
Much of the typical William Powell
wit, which served to make "The Thin
Man" one of last year's best pictures,
is reported to be used effectively in
"Reckftss." The story concerns the
adventures qf a bewitching dancing
star who becomes the foil for a front
page promoter of anything from train-
ed flea circuses to Broadway musicals.
Other features on Loew's master week
program include another issue of the
"Maroh of Time," a technicolor film,
and Easter songs led by Smilin' Ai
Evans. Loew's organist.
The story is by Bradford Ropes, au-
thor of "Forty-Second Street." Dance
ensembles were staged by Bobby Con-
nolly, with scores of Hollywood's
beautiful dancing girls. One of the
unique numbers is a replica of the
100 girls, is led by Jolaon and Mis*
universe, inter-cut with an artistic
stairway crossing the globe in four Keeler, who sing "A Latin From Maa-
directlons representing the ■ evolution hattan." , . ■ > jjfflMI
of the tango from the pampas of tfyi1'
Argentine to Park Avenue and the Fountaui Pen I
rest of the world. The dance, with p. 7018,
►od ink in you*
tpital. Ml Kress '
Cockatoo," the new
Warner Bros, murder mystery drama,
opens at the Kirby Theater Saturday,
with Jean Muir and Ricardo Cortege
in the featured roles.
The picture is based on the thrilling
novel of Mignon G. EberHart' ahd i
said to be filled with hair raising situ
ations that hold the suspense to an
unusual climax. There are three mur-
ders, the kidnapping of an American
heiress, and several other attempted
crimes, all committed in a spooky
hotel in the wind swept coast of
The plot centers about thv attempt
of two bands of criminals, Working in-
dependently, to steal the fortune of
the heiress. The crimes are commit-
ted in an effort to get hold of secret
P. A. L. S.—PRE-MED
—and other summer nights'
pleasures. Slip into a cool,
new Palm Beach Suit—-
and take your place in the
WHITE — BANGKOK
Alice Joy, radio singer, comes to the
Metropolitan for a week's personal ap-
pearance engagement beginning Fri-
day. The theatre band, under the di-
rection of Joseph Belle, also will lie i
moved onto the stage for the. week, j
Lloyd Finlay will conduct th classical j
overture, as usual. ,
"Go Into Your Dance," the Al Jol-
son-Ruby Keeler co-starring picture,
also opens Friday. While the picture
is a mammoth musical spectacle, it
carries a well-defined plot and a ro-
mance with tense emotional scenes, I
interspersed with the comedy relief, j
Get your watches, clocks, bracelets, j
chains, etc., from B. O. Kreiter, Kress
Bldg. Lobby. '
"Every Service you Expect of a
Good Drug Store"
3100 Main St. Had. 2101
Wear the dark coat with the light trousers. Or fol-
low style's say-so and wear the light coat with the
dark trousers. Or wear the whole light suit or the
whole dark suit. What a lot of swell clothes...a whole
summer wardrobe...for $31,501 (That's $15.75 a suit).
You'll like the new Palm Beach. Its fuzzless fibres
let air whizz in and perspiration sizz out. Palm Beach
repels wrinkles, spurns dirt, and isn't afraid of
repeated launderings. At your clothier's, tailored
smartly by Goodall, makers of Palm Beach cloth.
if ft doosn't show this labvl say
tir— it's the genuine I "
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Mil i 1 ,
I give you the mildest smoke, the best-tasting
smoke. You wonder what makes me differ-
ent. For one thing, it's center leaves. I spurn
the little, sticky, top leaves ... so bitter to the
taste, irscorn >the coarse bottom leaves, so
harsh and unappetizing. I do not, irritate your
throat. I bring comfort, lam the Best of friends.
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