The Seminole Sentinel (Seminole, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 33, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 26, 1940 Page: 2 of 12
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THE SEMINOLE SENTINEL
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1$40
THE WAR WHOOP
VOL. 4 NO. S
EDITED BY THE SEMINOLE HIGH SCHOOL
SEPT. 26. 1940
Hyle Doss Chosen Head of Student Council
FOR RENT: 2-room apartment,
modern, with refrigerator, two
blocks south of square. Phone
JL DOSS HEADS
Dearing, Curry and
Stanley Also Elected
In an election by the student
body, Hyle Dos,s was elected pres-
ident of the Student Council for
this year. Serving on the council
with him is Walker Dearing, vice
president; Joyne Curry, secretary,
and treasurer, and Edwin Stan-
Following a program by the
Civic Clubs, Mr. Davis asked the
students if they desired a council
this year. MLss Campbell explain-
ed the council that has been in
effect for two years. Following
this explanation, the students
choose their council members. The
first business to eome before the
student association was the advis-
ability of publishing art annual
this year. Over 100 students indi-
cated their willingness to support
a year book. If 150 students pay
a deposit within two weeks a
staff will be chosen.
The Seminole Warriors have
proven themselves to be the hard
fighting, hitting, strong hearted,
braves, Seminole loves. And there
isn't a person in our city who
isn't supporting them.
If you didn't see the game Fri-
day afternoon between Seminole
and Denver City you missed the
best game played at Seminole for
many years. All the boys were in
good condition, thanks to Coach
Jones and Assistant Coach Hay-
burst. The boys have football
hearts and if you have ever play-
ed football you know what it
means. They were real sports, all
of them .
The Denver City eleven played
hard, but the Indians were play-
ing to win. The Rotary Club and
the Lions Club did their part for
the boys by giving Walker Dear-
a gold football for being elect-
the outstanding player of the
game. Harold Trammel won a
dollar for making the last tackle.
All the boys were given a milk-
The Pep Squad supported them
excellently. The sun was warm
but the game was so interesting
that it was forgotten. The band
also added to the program with
some fast pieces.
We want to thank the Seminole
citizens for their support and in-
terest. We are glad to say that j
we have a team well worth our
This Friday we go over to
Stanton to beat them. We will j
expect a large attendance.
MAIDENS DEFEAT TIGER
LILI.IES AT BASKET BALL
The Seminole Indian Maidens >
played the Tiger Lillies Tuesday.
Sept. 17, at the high .school gym-j
nasium. As the conclusion of the
name came to a stand-still tho
scores were 18-11 in favor of the!
In the first quarter we find
JUNIORS ELECT OFFICERS
The Junior Class had its first
class meeting Wednesday, Sep-
tember 18, under the skillful gui
dance of Walker Dearing, our
most beloved sophomore presi-
dent. After dutifully helping us
elect another president he turned
over his honorary office to Delton
Curtis, who quickly brought his
brilliant executive ability into
play and proceeded with the bus-
iness of the day. This business, of
course, was the election of off:-
cers and sponsors. We made Dru-
scilla Curry, vice president, Jack
Warneke, secretary and treasurer,
and Donna McLaren, reporter.
Coach Jones and Mr. R. R Davis
has the honor of being our re-
spective sponsors. We are proud
of our class, so we are going to
send Lurlyne Claybough and Bil-
ly Curtis as representatives to the
Student Council. Margaret Bow-
en, Jerry Davis, Walker Dearing,
and Harold Trammel make up
our entertainment committee. I
think every one will unanimously
agree that the Junior class is off
for a successful year.
SOPHOMORE CLASS MEETING
A sophomore class meeting
was held Thursday afternoon,
September 19th for the purpose
of electing class officers.
The sponsors that were elected
are Miss Goodall and Mr. Hay-
hurst. Mary Barrier was elected
president, the other officers are:
Perry Bowen, vice president; sec-
retary and treasurer, Mary Mo-
loney; class reporter, Charles Pip-
pen; Nola Mae Maloy, and Mary
Ola Batton, program committee.
CIVIC CLUBS VISIT SCHOOL
The Lions' and Rotar Clubs ar?
exhibiting great interest in the
school system this year.
The Lions Club entertained
the high school students and tea-
chers Tuesday morning in the au -
ditorium. Mr. Nemir, the presi-
dent of the Lions Club, said the
students making the highest six
weeks' average would be a guest
of the Lions Club week luncheon
And also the girl or boy making
the highest yearly average would
receive a medal.
The following Tuesday morn-
ing A. L. Duff, Jr., president of
top Rotary Club. Mr. A. F. Ne-
rr.ir, president of the Lions Club
and Mr. Shiflett met with the
students to award the outsanding
13]aver, Walker Dearing. an en-
By Wesley Brown
Some people seem to think the
band's performance last Friday
was good, just "considerin.' " We
wonder what ALL of them think"'
The representative from the
company which furnishes the un-
iforms for the school was here
Monday and Tuesday, taking the
measurements and trying to get
tilings straightened out. It seems
that only 2? of last .year's 40 uni-
forms can be found at present.
| That is, complete suits. There are
Druse ilia. Iris Lambright. Modern-1 other odd eg whj<.h wj„ ha,.e
Pierce Mary .June Scaibouui tn matched with coats, pants, j
Frances Webb, and Donna Mc
I>aren leading .for Seminole, un-
der the coaching of Miss Louise
Campbell and Mr. Dewey Davis.
Out on the court for the Tiger
Lillies we find Mrs. Imogene
Jones. Miss Maurice Whit. Mrs.
Lea Booth. Mrs. Douglas. Mrs.
Bud Wink, and Mrs. Cole under
the coaching of Imogene Jones.
There were some substitutions
Wheel What r game! They bat-
tled and battled and at the end |
of the first quarter we find the I
4-3 in favor of the Maidens and
with the second quarter near at
Second quarter in progress we
find one substitution. Norma Faye
for Modene. On and on went the
battle. At the end of the half we
find twelve red-faced, hot and
tired girls but Seminole is still in
the lead by two points, which
made the scores 5 to 7.
Third quarter and we have
c" substitutions, Marv for Don
° \ ?.uky *0r Frances. Now
ip progress and the pep-
rtuad seems to be
& ?p as the game
are out there to
\ \ they will. These
/rake the ball and ring
"ifect 'ringers' and
tie blows for the
Now the scores
to 10, still lead-
•■vs and the 4th
- P- ,,
• whatever is missing.
The band will probably not go
to Stanton Friday, because the
majority of them haven't learned
to play and march at the same
time. However, it's possible that
they could surprise you like they
did last Friday, but not probable,
as they have to learn two march-
es completely by heai't before
then. Mr. Riley expects to have
them in shape for all the games
The majority of the band mem-
i f rs are learning with incredable
j speed. They have made enormous
i progress in marching in only one
] week, and next week they will
start marching and playing in
Several pupils in grammar
school are taking band who will
not be in the band proper ful-
some time. They are learning the
rudiments and all basic work, in
; order to be in shape next year.
Mr. Riley expects to have, as a
j result of his 'music aptitude test,'
'about 100 students taking band
by October 15. Seminole has a
good chance to have a 75-piece
band by next year. If the school
enrolment exceeds 250 for next
SENIORS GET CLASS RINGS
The Seniors of '41 selected theii
class rings, invitations, caps and
gowns Thrusday, Sept. 19.
Most of the boys of the class
bought rings with an Indian head
crest, after much discussion. Al-
though the girls picked rings
somewhat different from those of
the boys, they are very pretty as
Mr. Troy Price, the representa-
tive for the Star Engraving Com-
pany, of Houston, Texas, measur-
ed and helped the students sel-
ect their yarious designs.
The rings should be here in a-
bout a month, if the plans work
out. • - 1
The Senior caps and gowns will
be black and gold, unlike those of
the past. The gowns last year
were gray, but the seniors voted
to have the color of the school
The invitations and caps and
gowns will arrive in the spring.
ANNUAL OR BUST!
By Lorna Barker
"Listen my children and you
The mid-night ride of Paul Re-
Well, my name isn't Revere and
it isn't mid-night but my ride is
for the same purpose, SUPPORT;
and I'm going to get it, I hope.
We want a school annual, and
if I had my way we'd get it. It's
something every high school stu-
dent looks forward to. We love
our school. We want to remember
it and the best way to remember
something is to see it.
We appreciate our faculty and
when we see a friend of ours
years from now he'll say, "Oh,
you remember that teacher,.' and,
you'll answer. "No, I don't; but
I've got all their pictures. We'll
just look and see."
When Jack Pittman's in a wreck
20 years from now, he'll want to
get out that old annual for old
times' sake, or perhaps for pro-
When your wife or husband
gets old and grouchy 1 you cau
make her pep up by showing her
or him the good-looking girls or
boys you used to go with—back
But seriously, kids, it's some-
thing you'll never be sorry you
worked for; something you'll ne-
ver be sorry you payed for, be-
cause everyone of us is going to
be a millionaire some day, may-
So let's give full support, all of
you Toms. Dicks and Harrys, fi-
nancially and spiritually. Come
on, let's work hard and have an
WHO DID WHAT,
Where and When
By Jack Pittman
Marie Worden, Druscilla Curry.
Ruth Simmons, Alma Belle Hen-
son went on a weiner roast Fri-
day night. They said they went
by themselves. Oh. yeah!
Elizabeth Pettiet was in Sea-
graves Friday night—wonder what,
happened. She said her wrist was
j terribly bruised.
Sherrille Dearing and Norma
Rhoads went to Seagraves to the
picture show, or something, Wed-
Lorna Barker and her brother
went to San Angelo over the
Joan Lee went to Kermit Sat-
urday on a visit, she said.
Miss Johnnie Lou Rice went to
Brady to visit her parents.
Miss Goodall visited her sister
in Odessa this week-end.
Patsy Jean Kox went to the
show in Lamesa with Rex Mos-
ley! Oh, Boy!
Dorothy and William went to
Midland Friday night to see the
Wink Wildcats and the Midland
Bulldogs battle in a football game.
SEEN IN THE CORRIDOR
Our personality this week is
none other than straight shootin',
hard riding, Cactus Jack Pitt-
man. He is practically and almost
a pioneer. He was born in Semi-
nole in the stormy year of 1920.
He can ride anything from bulls
to Fords. I'd bet my last buck he
could bring home the prize in any
His chief ambition is to get an
appointment at West Point, his
second ambition is to have a
ranch. He thinks our next Presi-
dent will be Franklin D. Roose-
velt. This time we have an unus-
ual person with two favorite tea-
chers, Miss Campbell and Mr.
In Case you would like to please
him (my pretty children) his fav-
orite song is "My Sunshine."
His favorite actress is Deanna
Durbin; favorite actor James Ste-
His favorite sport is football.
His favoirte dish is steak.
When the question was popped,
What's your dream girl like? He
promptly replied (girls take note),
"She must have dark hair, brown
eyes, olive complexion, must be
5 foot, 3, and must, under all cir-
cumstances, have a dynamic per-
So off with your hats you hom-
bres and give a loud whoop-ee
for a real rootin-shootin son-of-a-
gun from Texas, Ragtime Jack
BELLES IN THE
He-e we are again v-icli news
from the clothes closet
You should see what yellow
does for Elizabeth. Her eyes
shine like stars. But really that
is a cute blouse.
Norma Faye Ramsey wore a
barrel sweater over a white shirt
waist blouse and did it look nice?
I'll say it did.
That striped skirt and blouse
sure becomes Miss Campbell. Ev-
eryone admires her in them.
Billy Ray, are you trying to
start a new style with that check-
ed shirt? That's O.K. it seems as
though everyone likes it,
Bobby, tell us where you snit-
ched that "Kist" hat. We would
all like to get one.
That t right checked dress of
Bessie Mae's is very becoming
Don't you think so?
Vou should see Lama in thai
beautiful brown dress and sweat-
er she wore Tuesday.
Laphrne looked especially
sweet prancing down the hall in
that pink dress she wore Tues-
Miriam wore a yellow tailored
dress to school and boy, was it
cute? It really did look nice on
You should have heard the
compliments on that blue shirt of
One thing that makes Lestei
look so nice, he always has his
s'eeves rolled up.
What do you all think of wha*
those white shirts do for Sher-
GRAMMAR SCHOOL REPORT
Miss Shillingburg, of the sec-
ond grade says her students are
studying the saftey unit and are
making posters to illustrate it.
Moirferry Jones moved to Odessa.
Miss Carpenter's second grade
are going to make pictures illus-
trating the three bears. Then a
border of these posters will be
arranged around the room. This
week they are learning to salute
The third grade, under Miss
Adair, has labored over a library.
They painted a window box and
a case for the books. The librar-
ians are Richard Cunningham,
Wanda Duncan, and Delta Rae
Hazel. The library was opened
Monday, Sept. 23.
Mrs. Alger's fourth grade stu-
dents are studying Indians. They
sense of humor. Her favorite food I have a nice exhibit in the show
is steak and avacada salad. ; cases. They did some bead weav-
Her ambition is to become a
good novelist Last, but not least,
she likes to ridt in the rain and
Lorna has already proven that
she is behind Seminole 100 per
cent and may she continue to do
so in the future. Seminole High
is very glad to have her and may
she enjoy living here as much as
we enjoy having her emong us.
One girl who is especially not-
iceable is Lorna Barker. Although
she has only been here since the
beginning of school, she has won
She was born in Deep Vale,
Province of Manitoba, Canada.
This is her first year here and so
far she likes it. She is five feet,
six inches tall; weighs 106 pounds,
has brown eyes, brown hair, a
very pleasing accent, and is a
very attractive person.
Her favorite book is "Topper"
and she simply sheds floods of
tears when she sees Walt Dis-
ney's "Ugly Duckling." *
She thinks Wilkie will be our
next President, but she says she
isn't a Republican.
She is very glad Seminole won
the football game and thinks the
boy-, were exceptionally good.
Her favorite song is, Stardust.
Her favorite orchestra is Meredith
Wilson's. Her favorite teacher is
Miss Campbell because she is
very intelligent and still has hei
WANTED: Fryer chickens at El
Patio. See Miss Beard.
FOR RENT: Modern four-room
house, two bedrooms, all con-
veniences. Nice yard. Apply
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Brown,
accompanied by Mrs. Ed Price,
were Lubbock visitors Thursday.
Mrs. E M. Varnedore, owner of
ihe Beauty Clinic, will leave Fri-
day for San Antonio where she
will attend the beauty convention.
Miss Lois Daniell will spend
the week-end in Lubbock visit-
ing friends and relatives.
Mrs. Sam Malone, Sr., left Wed-
nesday to spend a few days in
Abilene, Texas. She was accom-
panied by her son, Jerry and her
daughter, Miss Dannie Malone.
ing, made some clay pottery and
other phases of art work. The
children have also brought num-
erous arrow heads, Indian blank-
ets, war drums, tomahawks, and
bows and arrows. The pupils will
be glad to have any one look
their work over. Forty students
Thirty students are enrolled in
Miss Cob"bs fourth grade. Eleven
of these students started to school
in the first grade at Seminole.
Nineteen students are here for
their first time. Seven of whom
County Health Nurse, Mrs Ross
Bowers, who has her office in the
Courthouse. Dr. Brummage, of
Brown field, Texas, is in charge of
the 5-County ITealth Unit.
For the convenience of small
children, cards were placed up in
front of them :md they pointed
out the letters.
The manner :n which the eye-
testing was c' rid>if ted was thus:
Cards were placed about 15 fen
e-vay frri the pupils who one it
a time, read of! the letters. E.-.ch
eye waj te.-ied j J-rately. One
eye w is Vstcd v- Hie the other
"'as cover d wit'.i :» piece or pa-
The children who needed glass-
es: were given slips of papic t
carry hoe to their parents.
It has been requested by Miss
Campbell that an editorial should
be written on how to keep the
class rooms clean. I will write it
as I see it, nothing more, nothing
I must say that these rooms do [
look like where a fellow started
a newspaper office and the rats
hit it. I saw a girl the other day
vear, it will be in Class B, where, , _ ,, . . ., . ,,
according to Mr. Riley, the com- 'tear UP a note- 1 thought migbt
petition is unusually tough, be- ! have concerned me S(\
cause most of the schools are in I m-v business to find the
T made it
♦hat class. Let's get behind that j ?nd WTh®n„ . L.-Il.lS?
Seminole band and help them get
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Coleman Ha-
zie left this week for Hale Cen-
ter where they will visit for a
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Thomason
of Denver City were here Tues-
day visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. C. Key.
Mrs. Dayton Roberts of Sea-
graves was here visiting her sis-
ter, Mrs. E. D. Calfee, Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. P. Horton who
have made their home in Semi-
nole for the past several months
left Tuesday for Brownfield, Tex-
as, where they will live.
Mrs. J. B. Airhart and Valen-
cia returned last week from Dal-
las. They accompanied Mr. and
Mrs. Jim Jones of Brownfield to
Baylor Hospital, where Mrs.
Jones had a major operation.
Mrs. Bill Massey of Odessa has
ben visiting in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. J. B. Airhart and Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Tate this week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Airhart at-
tended the NTSTC and Abilene
Christian College game at Mid-
land Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. > A. B. Jenkins
and Miss Pearl Dobbs visited in
Sudan last week end.
FOR ALL YOUR NEEDS
Call 86 For Prompt Delivery
A. W. LOGAN
At iPerce-Belew Office
HEALTH NURSE VISITS
By Ferrel Jean Varnadore
The eyes of the children in the j are from sfates other than Texas.
Grade School, were thoroughly ^ book club has been organized,
examined last week by the Games j0|in Aneell is president, Vernell
Norvill is secretary, and Robert
James is treasurer. The purpose
of this club is to encourage inter-
est in reading. The pupils have
a map contest e-«ry day or so
There are two teams with Virgin-
ia To Postelle as cantain and
Darrell Marshall as the other. The
purpose of this contest is to gain
speed locating continents, oceans,
and countries of the world.
Miss Price's fifth grade enjoy-
ed an Indian show <*iven by Lar-
rv Joe Hall, who snent a month j
on an Indian reservation, and j
Jackie Floyd who toured the wes- |
tern states, visiting numerous na- j
tional parks. < |
The room is equally divided i
with eighteen girls and eighteen j
boys. They are saving all empty I
thread spools. We'll hear more ofj
th"ir purpose latter on.
The sixth grade, under Miss AT j
ston, has imoroved very much, j
both in discipline and work, es-j
prcially historv and geography,
girls are having .1 battle (in base- j
ball). Let us hope that it isn't
very bloody and the best team
Miss Jean Nix of the seventh
ei-ade was called Sunday, with
her family, to Corpus Christi.
where she attended the funeral of
an aunt there.
QUALITY AND STYLE
AT FAIR PRICES
DR. E. O. NELSON
TOP PRICES PAID
EVERY FRIDAY AND
Come in by Saturday noon
'hone 155 Lamesa, Texas
'and tired girl,
and full of
found the pieces. I was disgusted. S?° nf
I had forgot my magnifiying glass ^ *tudent? °*S^'
and strainer and • without them, <nole High! To those of you who
it was impossible to find the in-' (Continued on Page Three)
formation among the others.
Taking a birds-eye view, from they are in; the teacher would
the back room, is a mess. The pa-I find out who ( hews gum. eats
__ per pupil"" put in the desk is a-j candy, oranges and what not.
goal? and the whistle blows 'or bout the majority. Instead of tak- The |>apct b.« well as the chew-
tin game hah come to an end ing the paper to the wasteppper , ing gum and candy wrappers roll
wiUi the score? ending at 18 to . onsket like good students, they j out on the floor because the desk
12 in favor of the Seminole High get lazy and nut the paper in an- is overstuffed. Here they are
Srh<*>] Maiden.-. iother detk Of course, not the one j thrown, kicked mashed and once
Cuba's four million people
bought 81 million dollars worth
and factory products
are Francc .«•
y and Mary;jof jarm
for Normi trom the United States in 1939
and the game
on the court
Dr. J. M. Harrington
For Eye Care
WANT TO BUY: Water pressure
system large enough to supply
three houses. Must be a bar-
gain. J. A. Mullins. 502 Ave. R,
Lubbock, Texas. 32-
FOR RENT—Business house, 20x
40, formerly occupied by Oasis
Cafe. See G. A. Edwards, Ta-
hoka, Texas. Box 445. Phone
134. (31-4 tp>
FOR RENT: Two-room apartment
modern, furnished, bills paid.
$30.00 and (35.00 per month.
Phone 71. 28-tf
WHITE WAY COURTS
FOR RENT — Apartments or
Rooms, over night or by week.
Modern, clean and reasonable.
FOR SALE: City Cafe west side
of square. See Forrest Freeman.
FOR SALE: One S.E. corner lot
and 3 adjoining lots. Choice lo-
cation. 4 blocks of courthouse.
B. I. ROGERS, Box 364, Mon-
ument, N. M. 30-4
WHY PAY RENT? — 4
FHA Loans. Free plan service
and estimates. J. S. Green, Phone
FOR RENT: Clean, comfortable,
quiet rooms in private home. 4
blocks south, one block west of
square. Phone 95.
FOR SALE: Skelly Service Sta-
tion. Four blocks north on Sea-
graves Highway. See L. L.
Blair at the Station.
YOU Don't Have to Pay Rent.
See FORREST and Save Year
FOR RENT: Modern three-room
apartment. Frigidaire equipped.
$25.00 per month, utilities paid.
1 block north of Strawn Ice
plant. D. M. Lettrell.
Have You Seen FORRESTS new
Houses that you can buy for
$15.00 to $30.00 per month. Just
south of school.
' ASTROLOGY — For an as-
trological chart or reading, see
Mrs. O. F. Haywood, Seminole.
I blocks N. Sno-Whlte Laundry
$20.00—All Bills Paid
Under New Management
SHOES & PURSE5
CITY SHOE SHOP
JOE AGINLAR, Prop.
DINE - DANCE
CHINESE FOODS ,
Dine And Dance
On the Line — Hobbs Hiway
LAMESA DKLGLESS CLINIC
Hall W. Culter, D. C.
A. M. Llnd ey, D. C.
Steam and Mineral Bath
Phone 474 Lamesa, Texas
in a while one will hit the waste
This room and others remind
me of the time I spent with mv
Uncle Hank and his six boys
while Auntie went on two-week's
I think every student should d"
hi- part in keen»~f these hitTh •
school rooms clean. Well, here'-
hopini' the waj'ebaski • i>et- 1 't-
of trade from now on and not ti.e 1
See W. A. Cox
All Kinds Insurance
And Surety Bonds
Sotiihv. est Corner of Square
Medical, Surgical & Diagnostic
Dr. J. T. Krueger
Dr. J. H. Stiles
Dr. Henrie E. Mast
ear, eye, nose A THROAT
J3r. J. T. Hutchinson
Dr. Ben B. Hutchinson
Dr. E. M. Blake
INFANTS & CHILDREN
Dr. M. C. Overton
Dr. Arthur Jenkins
Dr. J. p. Lattimore
Dr. H. C. Maxwell
Dr. G. S. Smith
Dr. O. R. Hand
x-ray & LABORATORY
Dr. R, h. McCarthy
Dr. James D, Wilson
Dr. Wavne Reeser
Superintendent Business Mgr
C. E Hunt j. „ Fulton
X-RAY and IIADIUM
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