The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, January 7, 1938 Page: 4 of 6
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THE RUSK CHEROKEE ANFRIP AY, JANUARY 7, 1938
TS OF RUSK HIGH SCHOOL
yflice Mae Fitts
COMMENTS BY PEACE
A personal letter to any student
i -with the "quit school" notion.
You have asked my opinion on a
yery important matter. You have
asked, "Should I quit school? There
■are several reasons why 1 should like
to auit. Some of the students stick
up their noses at me and make me
feel lower han a worm. Another reas-
on is that it costis so much to go to
school. Then think of all the work
the teachers give us!"
Student, you are partly to blame
for some of the reasons you have
stated. It is true that some students
think they are very high and mighty,
but you must learn to look over snobs
Just consider the source, attributing
their attitude to stupidity.
The high cost of school can not be
denied. It is one cause you mentioned,
which could be helped. For example,
we could use fewer note books; we
eould write on both sides of the pa-
per in daily work; we could use com-
position note books, thus.' avoiding
the replacement of sheets which may
be torn out. Yes, there are many ways
of cutting expenses. However, some
will be prompt in saying that it is
againsit the State school rules to
practice economy as shown in my
suggestions. But it is done in other
public schools (of that I am certain).
And then people preach to- us "Save,
Save!" Whether most people realize
it or not, we learn our basic habits
and characteristics at school when
we are young. Don't expect us to turn
out to be a group of Benjamin
Now about the amount of school
work. Theere is an art to studying.
You have to do it systematically.
You '.ave to make it a habit. Every
■ * "J.iaent has his own method of study-
ing. Some study too little, some too
much. No matter how you study, re-
member, this—"Th'ere is no royul
road to learning." Most of the time
your diploma gets the job for you,
but a mere piece of paper decoi%ted
with signatures won't hold any job.
So, what you learn is according to
your own ambition.
Quit school Don't think of such
a thing! Instead think of taking ad-
vantage of your excellent opportun-
P. S. Don't forget that mid-term
exams -".re just around the corner!
of Vergie Marie Goleman, who was
graduated from Rusk High School
year before last, and is Betty Hol-
Earnest Howard has withdrawn to
enter Dullard High School.
Betty Holcomb says the parties
were every day affairs during the
Grace Bagley spent Sunday in Dal-
las visiting friends.
Edith Long has returned from
Sour Lake where she visited.
Mer&ba Fitzhugh of Waco who has
bien visiting Grace Bagley returned
tc- Denton Sunday where she is a
student of T. S. C. W.
Joyce Ginn spent the Christmas
holidays in Tyler and Malakoff.
Earl Wallace was a visitor in Gal-
latin last Sunday night.
BASKET BALL GIRLS TO PLAY
NECHES: ALSO ATTEND
All srames played by the basket
ball girls will be played on Friday
until a?ter mid-term. The schedule up
to this time is already filled. The
girls will go to Neches tonight to
match skill and training against the
Neches team, which thev have not
met before in a game.
Friday the fourteenth and Satur-
day the fifteenth they will atedn an
invitation tournament at Troup. As
the schedule has not been received,
their opponents for the fiist game
is nr)t known.
GUESS WHO? 4
The youngest girl for her class in
high school, she plays: in the clarinet
section in the band. She has black
hair and brown eyes. She knows all
tha- answers to the questions in class
She has a sunny disposition and is
always snooping around. She worries
Barnie Ray because she does not talk
loud enough in English class.
SONGS THAT FIT
I Still Love to Kiss you Goodnight
She's Tall. Tan, and Terrific—Lois
You Can't Stop me from. Dreaming
It's the Natural Thing To Do—
Nice Work If You Can Get It—
I Want A New Romance—Ruby
You're A Sweetheart—June
Sweet Marie—Sylvia ,
The Moon Got In My Eyes—Mary
Satan Takes A Holiday—Mansel
Mr. Ghost Goes To Town—Wyatt
The Big Apple—Odell
I Want To Make Rhythm—Edith
Moonlight and Shadows—Maxine
You Can't Have Everything—Joyce
Scraping The Toast—Wade
Pleas; Pardon Us We're In Love—
B. J. and Louise
Flooty, Flooty! Where has Olive
Bea been during the holidays.
Mary Francis hit a pierry high with
Brownie Sunday nite.
Lois, what's that about Little Doc
or Mr. Tall Dark and Handsome call-
ing upon you.
From all 'every body is hearing,
Lois and Ethel had a swell time at
Dialville Sunday nite. Huh—Jackson-
Mary Frances and June fairly had
a swell time Wednesday nite -at Dial-
ville—Who wouldn't—35 stags.
STUDY HALL—Monday Morning
Buck walking in late—yawning—
Edith telling Louise all about Sour
Lake—Helen and June, reliving the
holidays—Ox wise-cracking and im-
agine—(on Monday morning) wide
awake and full of life Eva'body
fussing,'cause Mrs. Spindle's keeping
them here till 4:30 L. D. star-
ing dreamily into space Margaret
eyeing Buck Red walking discon-
solately up and down the aisle.
sions, a young Indian girl was at-
tracted to one of their settlements
tnd begged eo be taught theer lang-
uage and religion. She learned so
quickly and had such a csarming per-
sonality that she was called "Litele
Angel". Her rtative vellage became
"Angelina's Village" and the river
and territory were also named after
her. This gesl later played an exciting
part in the hitory of the state, act-
ing as mediator and interpreter on
"Good cheap beds of Spanish Moss"
are anion? the advantages of Texas
as described in a book by Wi ^ m
Kennedy, Esq., written in London in
1841 after a tour through the Repub-
lic. He describes in detail how the
Doing its share to decrease the
mortality rate of tuberculosis in the
United States, Texas is operating a
State Tuberculosis Sanatorium, locat-
ed 16 miles northwest of San Angelo
in Tom Green County. Stationed on a
$2,000,000 state-owned campus, the
sanatorium has 16 patients' dormi-
tories with a capacity of 865 beds.
There are two dozen or more main-
tenance and supply buildings.
S'an Jacinto is such a familiar place
name to most Texans that the origin
is almost never considered. The Span-
ish word "Jacinto" in an Anglicized
version is "Hyacinth", which dates
back to the ancient Greek myth of
Apollo and the youth who was turned
into a flower by a stream. The flower,
banked San Jacinto river probably
reminded the early explorers of this
The booming growth of an oil town
has become history several times in
Texas during the various oil rushes,
but the city of Seagraves furnishes a
particularly good illustration of the
phenomenon.. In two months it has
jumped from a village of 300 inhabi-
tants to a population of more than
2000. Over 145 carloads of lumber and
building material were unloaded there
Silk-making in West Texas may
seem a bit queer, but according to a
report on the early industries of the
seate, the cultivation of silk woscs
had a bright future. The description
says thae "The mulberry tree is of
common growth and thrives vigor-
ously in Western Texas, the climate
of which is well adtpted to the rear-
ing of silk worms." According to this
writer one of the best aspects of the
situation was that the silk industry
"would afford an easy and advan-
tageous occupation to femtles and
A eomantic story is behind the
well-known Texas name, "Angelina".
When the Spanish misseonaries first
came ento Texas and established mis-
moss was steeped in hot water, dried,
whipped and put into the ticking.
A carload of calves every three
minutes was the selling record made
last October when the price of West
Texas calves and the number of out-
of-state buyers reached a new high
in the Highland Hereford sale at
Marfa. Fifty carloads of calves were
sold in two hours and thirty minutes.
Representatives of nine states were
there o buy.
| A motley mixture is poured intc
the folk tunes of Texas. The negro
songs which form such a great part
of our handed down music are filled
with Spanish and French music an''
rhythms. The cowboy songs, which
i spell "Texas" to so many people, are
usually adaptations from songs the
cattlemen heard on the sea and else-
where and sang so .much on the
range that the music gradually be-
came associated with them. Some of
the most original tunes came from
the first Mexican cowboys.
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5% RATE PAID TO SAVERS
Again, savers and investors are receiv-
ing earnings from their savings here!
Again savers are realizing extra in-
come on their accumulated funds!
Earnings are being added to the
accounts of some of our savers; others
are receiving their dividends by check.
Excellent progress has been made
during the past six months. Our
record of stability, public service, and
attractive earnings' has proved the re-
markable security of the homes on
which we lend your savings. May we
show you how you can participate in
the next dividend? No obligation.
5% PER ANNUM
ARE YOU SAVING
THIS SAFE WAY?
Where can you find a sav-
ings plan for large or
small amounts which
earns such an attractive
return, enjoys compara-
ble safety, and is so con-
venient? There is no worry
about market fluctua-
tions. You make progress
with this plan. Open your
account and begin now!
12 % 11 YEARS
FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS AND
LOAN ASSOCIATION OF RUSK
The iinior rings have come;
Over the holidays
Two srertlemen—yes—ya guessed
:t— Hcfrnar. and Clarence met at
just when the seniors will be wearing ! Hewitt's Friday nite to discuss their
them, nobody knows. They are in the date for the nite—who by the way-
express office, but a good many dol- i they di-covered it to be Madeline-
lans must be collected bofrve they \ yea both of 'em.
can be taken out. Every A
be paid for before anyoWcan ge*
his. A deposit of one dollar was paid
by each student as a pledge of good
faith when he ordered. "But it's the
balance due that's giving me and
several other seniors headache," says
Valera Conway. As secretary-trea's
urer of the class, collections are paid
Mildred Cooke spent Saturday
night and Sunday with Betty Hoi
Irene Cooke waa in Nacogdoches
Helen McCord was in Jacksonville
Lydabel Craig, Buck Jonea, Ruth
Love, Carroll Payne and D. A. tMar-
tin Jr. were visitors in Jacksonville
Audie and Janice Ray were in
Essie Chester and Kenneth Phifer
were in Jacksonville Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Herghell Thomas vis-
ited relatives in Flint and Tyler dur-
ing the Christmas holiday®.
Alice Mae Fitts spent the weekend
Dorothy Tidwell was in Nacogdo-
E. L. Goleman entered the junior
•lass Monday, January third. R. L.
lives at Salem now, having t raits-
furred from Alto. He is the brother,
Una Rae was with Edwin quite a
bit this weekend. Maybe you think
that little gal can't yank 'em by two's
Eva body's not even about to think
about going to work after these two
iovely weeks of out all nite and in
Betty appears wide awake and all
there this morn, How could she have
stood it so!
We spied Ethel riding with Win-
field and we just laughed and laugh-
ed 'cause we knew all the time he
was supposed to be with Francis.
And Kenneth came bursting into
Essie's with a beautiful locket and a
two lb. box of candy the other nite.
You must drop in more often, Ken-
And where were Rose and Slyvia?
Ethel was fairly yelling her neck
off for Stroud at the ball game the
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Main, Frank L. The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, January 7, 1938, newspaper, January 7, 1938; Rusk, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth325667/m1/4/: accessed February 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Singletary Memorial Library.