The Hondo Anvil Herald. (Hondo, Tex.), Vol. 46, No. 26, Ed. 1 Friday, January 15, 1932 Page: 6 of 9
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HIGH SCHOOL HAPPENINGS
FROM THE OWL
DISTRICT 26 ALL-STAR DEFEAT-
ED NEW YEAR'S DAY
19 TO 0.
EL CIRCULO ESPANCL”.
El Circulo Espanol met on Tues-
-- | Jay night. December 22, for the
A picked squad of football players second social meeting of the year,
from this district were defeated at The illusion of a Mexican Christmas
Smithville, New Years Day by an was carried out very cleverly,
all-star squad from district 18. The First there was presented a tableau
ffame was hard fought from >tart to . of the First Christmas. The curtain
finish, and the inability of the dis- was raised bringing into view Mary,
trict 26 backs to stop their opponents’ portrayed by Mary Lois Barnes,
passing attack caused the score to kneeling before the manger in which
meant higher than it should have, hay the Christ Child. By her side
The passing combination. Burns to was Joseph, Joe Haegelin; As a mix-
Wright, paved the way for two of ed chorous composed of Thelma Wil-
their touchdowns. Another touch- s n, Bernice Chancev, Margaret Oil-
down was handed them on a platter Ion, Jack Mucnnink, Robert Zuber-
when the district 26 kicker failed to bueler, August Finger, and Frank
bit the ball when punting out from Rucker sang “Holy Night”, the three
behind his own goal line. The line wise men, Vivian Neuman, Preston
let a swarm of opposing players Langford, and Tommy Holloway,
through, and one of the blocking entered, knelt before Christ, deposit-
backs was thrown into the kicker, ed their gifts, and retired to the
Riley, Uvalde center, was the out- brek f the stage,
standing lineman on the field. Tar- Piano sob s were played by Mary
ver, LaGrange back, and Burns, Rut: Wi'son and Jock Muennink, and
Smiihville back, showed to go j ad- a violin duet by Gen Brueks and Ber-
vantage in the opposing backiield, n*re Spteee.
but it was Wright, diminuti,-e back- Then two boxes were hung from
field ace of Bastrop, who dealt the the ceiling, one containing flour and
visiting team so much trouble. His the other candy. Robert Z. was
punt returns, and runs after receiv- blindfolded and given a stick to
i«g passes, were phenomenal. punch the bottom out of one of the
The district 26 team staged two boxes. Luckily, he punched the one
drives down the field, one being cent' ining candy, and there was a
stopped by an intercepted pass, and Pr»nd rush to get it. The members
the other lost power the closer it got were then asked to place one shoe
SFNIOR CHRISTMAS TREE.
The dignified seniors enjoyed a
Christ nan tree on Wednesday after-
noon, December 23. Before the
gifts from the tree were distriuted,
a program was presented by some of
the talented seniors which was as
Vocal solo, ‘‘The Holy City”—
Reading. ‘‘Christmas Reveries"—
Vocal solo, “0, Little Town of
Cello solo, “La Paloma”—Mary
Piano solo, “The Rosary”—Jack
The other musical numbers were
accompained by Jack Muennink.
Each member of the class received
toys or “some little ole goofy thing"
as one member of the class express-
ed it. Mr. Fluker, sponsor, gave ea h
member a bag of fruit and candy.
DR. ARMSTRONG A POET.
Among the Christmas remem-
brances received by the High School
I students was a very pleasing booklet
I entitled “Thoughts of a Moment.” It
is by Dr. Ed. Armstrong, Ph. D. Mus.,
director of the Music Department of
j the High School. The book contains
a number of Dr. Armstrong's poems
—The Thoughts of a Moment.
I The inside front cover bids one not
to take them too seriously but to se- (
lect one as a favorite and be guided tion was said by Rev. P. E. Uncas-
by it. The book offers such poems ; ter, pastor of the Methodist Church,
as the following to choose from:1 and an address was given by Rev-;
“Plain Truth”, "The Philosophy of ■ Walter Liebfarth, pastor of St. Paul's ,
Life", “Over the Hill”, “Life" and Lutheran Church. A free will offer-1
others. I ing was taken. The cantata was di-1
Another ends the book appropri- | rected by Ed. Armstrong and the
ately with the following lines:
“Now there’s the yarn, I’ve spun
The Girls’ Glee Club presented
“Hail, Messiah" by Ira B. Wilson,
a Christmas Cantata depieiting, in, |
song, the first Christmas. It was
given on Monday night, December
24th. Solos, duets, quartettes, and
chorouses were the features of th«?
evening. The soloists were Misses;
Sarah Rothe, Thelma and Mary Ruth
Wilson, Mrs. Roland Gaines, and Ed-
ward Armstrong. Jr. The invoca-
| FOR YOUR LAMPS. |
t radios, electric '
ROB'T J. BRUckj
at HICHWAV CAIAC,
Hondo, Texat pi
RADIO T^ES TESTED
! pianists were Misses Dorothy Zerr
and Josie Rothe.
So take it as you will.”
CHANGE OF TEACHERS.
Mi s Vera Lee Cook resigned her
position as teacher of the first grade
and on Dec. 29. she was married to
Mr. Charles Hall of Bryan, Texas.
Their honeymoon was spent in Mon-
After the holidays Miss Willie Fly,
former teacher of the third grade,
took her place as the first grade
te .cher, and Miss Perry Chamberlain
of Bastrop is now teaching the third
to the pay station.
on the stage which “Santa Claus”
The game was played before a filled with a toy, firecracker, and a
large crowd, and proved a thriller sparkler. Fruit and cakes were then
In spite of the score. Perfect weath- served to members and guests. J
er and a good field made the game The program committee, who coop- j
an exceptionally fast one. ' erated with Mr. Fluker in directing J
The district 26 team trained in this program, deserves much credit. I
Hondo, and was coached by Jimmie was composed of Lucy Davis, Irene
Green of Uvalde, and J. G. Barry, Me him-, Elvira Schweers, and Jean-
of Hondo. The squad left Thursday Merritt.
morning for Austin, and arrived --::--
there at noon. A visit was made' F. T. A. MEETING.
to the University of Texas, and the , ---
boys saw quite a lot. A workout The P. T. A. regular monthly meet-
on the Stadium Field was held, and inK was heI(i in the High School
the team then left for Smithville, auditorium, Monday afternoon, Jan.
arriving about 5:30. We will let 11 • After the leading of the Creed,
the boys tell what they did from the, following program was enjoyed
time they arrived until they left; ,:>y everyone:
Saturday morning at 9:00. | Vocal solo: “Cloud Shadows” by
The personnel of the district 26 j Rogers, Miss Lela Hazelle Boyd.
■quad was as follows: Ends, Bishop J Piano solo, “Waltz" by Chopin,
and Baugh of Crystal City, Parsons,, Miss Margaret Dillon.
•f Hondo, and Johnson of Uvalde;' These musical numbers were fol-
Tackles, Stiegler of Hondo, Moore j lowed by a most interesting talk on
of Uvalde, Gannaway .if Carvizo “Vour Child, My Pupil. Our Common
Springs, and Netherton of Crystal; Interest by Mr. McDowell.
City; Centers, T. Taylor of Hondo, The treasurer reported a balance
and Riley of Uvalde; Backs, Finger “n han<1 ' f W>-74. however outstand-
and E. Taylor of Hondo, Pilhartz, j inK indebtedness will just about
Sorrell, and Barley, of P«ar»all; i halve this amount.
Stanton of Crystal City, and Haby j The second grade won the prize
of Uvalde. j for having the largest percentage of
_..__j parents and friends present.
W. W. W. CLASS PARTY. Aft. »• the business session was ad-
- jourr.od delicious refreshments of
The \\ . V.. VI Sunday School (tongue salad, saltines, French pastry (
Class had a Christmas party Dec. j ;ln,j coffee were served, plate favors j
22, at the home of Miss Thelma V* il-, were small sprays of red berried i
son v.i‘h .Misses Dorothy Ann Eek- pinon. Mrs. Phil Jagge was chair-!
Debit and credit s ips for sale *.
tie Anv*3 Herald office tf
Miss Doris Windrow entertained
the Bridgettes at her home Saturday,
January 9th. After five games of
bridge were played Mi-s Gen Brocks
sold high sc -re. Cut prize went to
Evelyn Barnes and gu> st prize to
Anna Laura Welhausen.
Th'1 hostess then served delicious
hot chocolate, cakes and sandwiches
to the following: Misses Evelyn
Barnes, Lela Grace Reilv, Ada Belle
farter. Anna L. lira Welhausen, Mil-
t n Marie Merritt, Virginia I'lbrich,
Billy Fusselman, Bernice Chancey,
Rosenia Taylor, Mary Emma Finger,
Gen Brueks. Mary Ruth Wilson and
the hostess, Doris Windrow.
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j plenty of home and farm -eaj I
■ ing matter to ’’ ' rest and I
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FLETCHER S FARMING
Geo. H. Kimmey
hart, Mary Ruth Cameron and Ora
Harllee as assistant hostesses. Pres-
ents fur tne cla-s members were
put on a tmall Christmas tree which
was beautifully decorated. The
class song “Look For The Beautiful”
and several Christmas songs were
sung by the cla-s, after which some
business was discussed. Then the
presents were given to the members
and their teacher. Those present
were Misses Mary Lois Barnes
Dw1 'cp Cameron, Eleanor Heven
Eve’vn Kimmev, Dorothy I'lbrich
I/'dlle V.n F!e"t. Irene Barku’nr
D rothy Ann F.khart, Mo>-v Ru‘i
Cameron Ora Harllee, Thelma Wil
son, and ‘heir teacher, Mrs. Newton
and Misses E! -abeth and M:.ry Ruth
Wilson as guests.
man of the hostesses and her assist-
ants were Mesdames Hicks, Ben
Oefinger, H. E. Haass, J. A. Horger,
Tom Holloway, Jennings and Adolph
THE BASEBALL OUTLOOK
The Hondo High School baseba”
tram, which breezed through un-
defeated to the rogiona! title last
year, promises to he strong again
this coming season. The pitchers
have already started working out
under Coach Barry, and as soon
as the basketball season is over.
Co-coach Flory and a host of can-
didates will report for practice.
Four lettermen form the nucleus
around which snofher championshro
combination will be built. Embry,
catcher, Rucker, at first., Parsons,
at second, and A. Finger at short,
will give a veteran combination in
the infield. Three D’Hanis boys,
Tom Finger, a left handed pitcher,
Tom Grimsinger. a third baseman.
Our dear editor has the mumps.
Charlie Embry killed a deer (not
August Finger, Thelma Wilson,
Gladys Fusselman, and Margaret
Billon took Don Windrow, Albert
raegelin, and Lawrence Rothe to
"n Antonio Sundav night to catch
’-n 11 -59 train for College Station.
Dorothy Ann Eckhart spent the
olidays in San A"t nin,
Mary Emma Finger, Bernice Chan-
■ey, Tony Taylor, and Howard Rothe
iw a show in San Antonio January
Margaret Dillon, Don Windrow,
and Mrs. Joe Dillon spent the holi-
days in Houston.
Frances Barnes of Pearsall was a
holiday guest of Mary Lois Barnes.
Bob Perkins from Fort Worth j
visited Dwyce Cameron for about a
week during the holidays.
Elizabeth Lancaster spent the holi-
days visiting her grandparents in
Brownwond and Fort Worth.
Irene Mechler spent part of the
holidays in Castroville.
Pictures were made of the first
seven grades, the senior class, the
football squad, and the Girls’ Glee
Club. They seem to be a little bet-
and H. Rothe, outfielder, will bolster ’ ter than the average school pictures,
the team considerably. Taylor, They will be shown on the screen at
/ones, Schweers. Miller, and Stiegler,' the Colonial Theatre Thursday and
will compete for berths on the team. Friday of this week.
Editor: “What do you mean by
telling me you have five years ac-
tual newspaper experience when you
just, finished your correspondence
course in journalism?
Have you noticed the grin on Mr.
Broxton’s face lately? Well, I’ll tell
you why it is there; he and Mrs.
Scribe: “Well, sir, you advertised ( Broxton are the proud parents of a
for a writer with imagination."—The (ten-pound boy, Malcolm Irwin, Jr.,
, born Dee. 21, 1932. Congratulations.
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