Claude News (Claude, Tex.), Vol. 73, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 25, 1963 Page: 6 of 16
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Claude to state
Peggy Wooldridge, Shirley Olcs,
and Janyth Burton are the CHS
students that have earned their
way to the State Interscholastlc
League meet in Austin, May 3
Having qualified for the finals
in Prose Reading. Peggy came all
the way to place first in the
event. She was also awarded a
speech scholarship at Texas Tech.
this summer. It will last approxi-
mately three weeks. She hopes to
be able to attend.
Shirley Oles was awarded first
place in the journalism contest.
Claude also won first place as a
team in the contest. Jean Hub-
bard and Shirley Olcs. both sen-
iors made up the team.
In the three years that Claude
has participated in the Journalism
contest, they have qualified for
the state meet each year by hav-
ing a regional champion.
In the typing contest. Janyth
Burton, a junior, won first. She
had a score of 153 which surpass-
ed the class A score* At the
state meet she will hfeve to type
for ten minutes instead of five
as she has been doing. In this
contest Karen Bryan was award-
ed third place. She missed at-
tending the state meet by 38/100
of a point.
In the science contest, Dick
Goodin placed third. He had a
score of 107, while the winning
score was 114. Dick's sponsor is
Danny Campbell, a sophomore,
placed third in extemporaneous
speaking at the regional meet.
Mrs. Catherine Porter and the
girls will leave for Austin Thurs-
day, May 2. When asked how she
felt about sponsoring all the win-
ners, her only reply was a sigh
and a big smile.
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CLAUDE, ARMSTRONG, COUNTY, TEXAS, APRIL 25, 1963.
In between scenes, charac-
ters in the play have a chan-
ce to relax and concentrate
on the play. Members shown
are. standing: Jimmy Thomas
and Dennis Fox: seated, Gl-
cnd.i Aduddell, Frances Heis-
ler, Mary Ann McGehee, Mary
Frances Harred, and Nelldean
Wood. Characters not shown
are Dick Goodin. Ricky Bar-
net t and Shirley Oles.
Start with an old farmhouse,
top it off with a thunderstorm,
add the disappearance of several
characters, and what do you
have? Th? senior class produc-
tion of "The Night Crawlers" t?
be presented tomorrow night.
April 26. st 8 p.m. in the school
How would you feel if you
found yourself in the middle of
the living room of a cold old.
deserted farmhouse w.:h no e-
leetricity. Perhaps your reaction
would be the same a:- Clint Ro-
bert:. (Dck Goodin . Jac'uo Bur-
GirU enter spring
Junior, sophomore and fresh-
men girls in Coach F G Crof-
ford's P.E. class have started
their spring basketball traini-g.
The senior girls five of them,
have taken up archery and h^rfe-
The basketball girls will be
having individual help from Coach
Crofford du~inc the next two
After two weeks of spring bas-
ketball training all the girls will
end up this year bv playing soft-
ton (Mary Fiances HarredK and
Kitty Wood (Shirley Oles). as
they walked onto the stage set-
ting of "The Night Crawlers."
Mysterious happenings surround
them and with the help of Zeke
Skitter (Ricky Barnett). and Cin-
ny Lou B. ecs cGlenda Aduddell*,
.lore unusual happenings take
place When Carol Lewis (Frances
Hi sleri and George Allen (Den-
nis Fox) arrive at the house,
things really start to buzz. As the
other characters. Mrs. Yates
Nelldean Wood). Marion Yates.
Mary Ann McGehee) and Dick
Karl cJimmy Thomas), arrive, the
exciting events continue to create
The action takes place when an
o.nmeur theatrical group try to
convince a potential television
sponsor cf their abilities by act-
in* out a riotous mastery play
in such a way that the sponsor
::nnk< thst all the weird happer.-
ir > are real Then when the
t^o hillbillte« appear on the s°t
things really do got mixed up. An
evening of enjoyment awaits you
as you see the "ghostly" happen-
ings turn into a real mystery!
Tickets will be sold at the door
for $100 reserved and 75 cents
Subject choice sheets were pass-
ed out to all students last week
for them to indicate the subjects
they would like to take next year.
A tally sheet was completed after
all of the sheets had been turned
in to the Principal, Alton L.
The classes will have approxi-
mately the same number of stu-
dents that they usually have, ac-
cording to the tally sheet. Secre-
tarial training and journalism
were the only two classes that
didn't have enough students in-
terested in them to offer the
Of the new courses offered, ten
students indicated they wanted
to take Spanish I and 22 stu-
dents indicated the health course,
which is only a one-semester
The chemistry class, which al-
ternates every year with physics,
will have 29 students next year.
Principal Goodin said that a
tentative schedule for 1963-64
would be made and given to each
student before this school year
Weekly devotional was held in
the high school auditorium last
Thursday, May 18.
Beverly Garrison led one song,
accompanied by Carole Anne Hig-
nett. to begin the service. Danny
Campbell introduced the speaker,
Tommy Phelps, who had recently
held the revival at Washburn. Mr.
Philps. a former Amarillo wrest-
ler, gave his testimony and said
he planned to become a Baptist
preacher, travel the U.S. and per-
haps the world, preaching the
Gloria Thompson, junior stu-
dent. said. "This was the second
time I have heard Mr. Phelps
speak, and I believe each student
enjoyed his inspiring talk."
to CHS students
A student bulletin, sent out
from Principal Alton L. Goodin,
concerning morning and noon en-
trance into the building, use of
the library and use of cars dur-
ing school hours.
From now to the end of this
term the weather. generally
speaking, should be fairly warm
and pleasant. Students are asked
to remain outside in the morning
until the bell at 8:20 a.m.. so long
as the weather Dermits. After
lunch at noon students are asked
to remain outside until the bell
at 12:55. If it should be raining,
of course, they will go to the gym
Recently there have been a few
abuses of library priviledges. If
students are not familiar with
the library rules they are referred
to page 14 of the Mustang Hand-
boo* Everyone should realize that
books should not be taken from
see SCHOOL on next page
Fields to lead FT A in CHS next year
▼t tn.u. .*.in rrsiHirri hnnr tViaf T ran fulfill t.hp ol
Kay Felds will lead the Future
Teachers of America Club in CHS
for the 1963-64 school year.
Kay was elected president In
FTA. She holds the District tX
FTA office of vice president. Kay
has been a member of FTA for
"I was really surprised and I
Athletes of Claude High School
will be honored at the Annual
Athletic Banquet slated for 7:30
p.m., Monday. April 29, in the
This banquet is held each year
for all persons who participated
in any athletic event during the
A brief recap of all the ath-
letic achievements of the past
year will be reminisced. The out-
standing athletic awards will also
be made to the most deserving
Reuben Schantz, who refereed
many of the football and basket-
ball games in Claude, will be the
speaker at the banquet.
. r.-- 1 • ffi'
to visit school
All boys and girls who will be
in the first grade at the start of
the 1963-64 school year, and their
parents, are invited to visit school
May 3, 1963.
Everyone will meet in the school
cafeteria at 10 a.m. to get ac-
quainted with each other, school
officials and the teacher.
They are also invited to cat
lunch as guests of the school.
"We hope that all can be at
school on this occasion,' added
Superintendent Shannon Doss.
hope that I can fulfill the offce
satisfactorily," said Kay.
Benese Chamberlain will back
Kay up a vicc president. Benese
has been a member of FTA for
three years. Janyth Burton will
have the job of secretary for next
year. Treasurer will be Julia Har-
red. Doug Chauveaux will hold
the office of parliamentarian.
Janie Hood will be historian.
The meeting of FTA was then
dismssed by President Shirley
Fords, Chevys most
popular on campus
Ford and Chevrolet cars seem
to be the favorites of CHS stu-
dents. Among the students who
bring their cars to school regular-
ly, Fords and Chevrolets top the
Ricky Barnett seems to be driv-
ing the newest Ford to school.
His bright red, 1962 Ford is a
familiar sight to CHSers. James
Finle.v follows close, in that he
drives a 1961 black Ford. Jimmy
and Mickey Thomas, Gloria Tho-
mpson, Don Mitchell and Ronnie
Wetzel drive recent model Fords
to school quite regularly. Mark
Thomas and Sara Beth Byrd
drive 1953, pale green Fords. This
sometimes gets confusing, espec-
ially to these two students. Julia
Harreds 1954 turquoise Ford can
be regularly seen in front of the
.Claude High School.
The Chevrolet owners follow
closely to the number of Ford
see CAMPUS on next page
Mr. and Mrs. Don Ransom will
host the student body of Claude
High School in their canyon May
3. 1963, at 6 p.m.
"All students will have to find
their own transportation to the
canyon." stated Ricky Barnett.
Student Council President, "but
all food and drinks will be pro-
vided by the Student Council."
FFA banquet held in cafeteria
The annual Future Farmers of
America banquet was held Tues-
day evening. April 16. in the
The FFA officers opened the
banquet by the opening meeting
ceremonies. A dinner was then
served by the sophomore girls. The
steak dinner was prepared by
Mrs. Lee Goodin. Mrs. Olln Lam-
bert and Mrs. H. C. Yarbrough.
Following the meal, Chapter
President. Dick Goodin, welcom-
ed the Chapter Sweetheart, Jany-
th Burton, and her attendants.
Sara B°th Byrd. Bet t ye Kennedy
and Judy Gulley. Awards were
then presented by \dvisor, R. T.
Laurie Among the highest awards
were the honorary chapter mem-
berships given to Mrs. A. T. Posey
and Superintendent Shannon L.
James Oles, sophomore, took top
honors, winning the Star Chap-
ter Farmer and Livestock awards.
Freshman Brooks Gunter receiv-
ed the Star Greenhand award.
The Public Speaking award was
won by Dennis Fox. Juniors re-
ceiving awards were Jerry Don
Bartley. Farm Mechanics: Nathan
Bennett. Farm Electricity: Jim
Crownover. Crop Farming. Sopho-
more Mickey Thomas received the
Farm Safety award, while Fresh-
men James Robinson and Jerry
Osborn won Dairv Farming and
Soil ad Water Management, res-
Larry Bagwell. Brooks Gunter.
Robert Wisdom and Kenneth
Jones received certificates for
grass judging. Beef cattle certifi-
cates were awarded to Kenneth
Burton and Doug Chauveaux.
Mrs. LaVanda Wilkins and Ben
Halstead entertained the group
with a medley of country folk
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Waggoner, William J. B. & Waggoner, Cecil O. Claude News (Claude, Tex.), Vol. 73, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 25, 1963, newspaper, April 25, 1963; Claude, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth355893/m1/6/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Richard S. and Leah Morris Memorial Library.