The Tattler (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, April 1, 1927 Page: 1 of 4
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MINERAL WELLS. TEXAS. APRIL 1, 1927
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BLIND MUSICIAN Finish W0RK 0N yearbook j jjj.y BOYS GET
GIVES PROGRAM Annuals To Arrive Before End Of j ARABIAN FEZES
_ School Term ! -*---
i New Headgear To Be Worn At All
! Miss Wilson, Sister of Mrs. S. W.
i Seaman, Plays Own Composition
Pastors Of Town Speak To
Students In Morning
Banquets And Meetings
“Hi-Y boys instituted a new and
very instructive feature, Monday,
March the twenty-first, when they j
started the morning program as-1
semblies,” according to the entire
On Monday morning Reverend
Coleman of the Methodist church
spoke on: “All Denominations
Should Tend Toward One”. Rev-
erend Thomas spoke on “Self-con-
trol” on Tuesday. Wednesday,
Reverend Campbell of the Christian
church, spoke on “Enthusiasm.” on
Thursday, Reverend Cox, of the
Church of Christ, spoke on “Con-
Songs were sung by the stu-
dent body before and after the
main speaker had spoken.
Monday morning the program
was purely a musical one.
Tuesday morning, Miss Ruby
Wilson of Hillsboro gave a varied
program of instrumental, vocal
selections and musical readings.
The student body hopes that
the Hi-Y boys will continue to give
the morning programs.
ENTER IN MEET
Mineral Wells Defeats Strawn In
Boys’ Doubles; Second In
“Burro” work on the 1927 Annual
__ will be completed this week with
According to many the program j the exception of the baseball pages,
presented Tuesday morning in As- according to the editor. ^ ^ -— — -
sembly was the most pleasing and | New ideas have been carried out i they purchased from Lowe and
unique of those given lately. | through the book and the art pan- j Campbell, of Dallas, a regulation
Miss Ruby Wilson of Hillsboro ! els, cartoons and class pages arej headgear in the form of an Arab-
BY MINERAL ILLS
Hi-Y bovs initiated a new fea- j Representatives Win In Lit-
ture into the high school when j erary As Well As Athletic
and a sister of Mrs. S. W. Sea-
man was the sole entertainer. Miss
Wilson, who is totally blind, is a
pianist, reader, singer, and a com-
poser of some notes.
She gave a very pleasing greet-
ing to the student body and a short
talk on “How The Blind Learn
The program follows:
Piano selection—The Festival
Reading—To Music, by Florence
Pianologue— “Over The Radio”,
(a) “Indian Love Song”, from
(b) “In a Little Spanish Town”.
Piano Solo—“Poetique”, (orig- !
inal). , j
HELD IN DENTON S
Two Representatives From Each |
Class Leave For Denton
Mineral Wells High School has
different from any other yearbook, j ian fez to be worn at banquets j kept up her reputation in the lit-
The books will be received before and other occasions. I era :y events as well as in athlet-
the end of school, according to vc-! The fez is of maroon felt with ic events,’ in the Interscholastic
ports. 1 a white silk tassel fastened by a j League Meet, held here last week-
A special vanity section and j white silk cord to the top. On the ! end.
more snapshot pages add to its at-j front appears the Hi-Y emblems, a j Levita Hinson and Hazel John-
tractiveness. A new section ! white cross on a red triangle bound j son won first place in girls debate,
called “Feature” is another idea ! fn blue. Just below this is the | and Cecil Jerden was given second
that has not been conducted in ! school emblem, “M”.
quite awhile. j Those receiving these novelties
Mr. Murphree, of the Southwest-1 are: Morris Miller, Billie Cham-
ern Engraving Company, stated he j berlin, Carl Pyle, Sidney Stevens,
' Rufus Thomas, Terrel Davis, Ad-
rian Davis, Langdon White, Blake
Bunzel, Marvin Pilley, Calvin Haz-
elwood, Cecil Jerden, Boyd Pil-
had never seen a more pleasing ar-
ray of art work in a high school
LEAGUE MEET WON
place in extemporaneous speaking.
Thelma McBrayer tied for third
: place in Senior Girls’ declamation,
while Sarah Moore Anderson re-
ceived second in Junior Girls dec-
lamation. Lois Faye Gideon and
Janice Davidson won second place
in the Junior Spelling and Lois
More Schools Took Part Than
Ever Before, According’
grim, Cecil Gill, Richard Halbert, j Jacques and Richard Halbert won
Mr. Holley, Lee Woodward, Albert second place in Senior spelling.
Collier, Colin Smith, Duncan Ham- j The girls trio, composed of Ruth
ric, Lawrence Craig, Allen Davis, j Thomas, Mary Hill and Margaret
Pete Grimes, Claude Moore, Lewis j West and the mixed quartet, com-
Cobb, George Weaver, George Eu- i posed of Ruth Thomas, Mary Hill,
banks, Leroy Ross, Robert Richard, j Marvin Pilley and Morris Miller,
---| were winners in each event. Lurell
Nesbitt won third place in Senior
Strawn was defeated in tennis
on Friday morning by Carl Pyle
and Marvin Pilley, after the dou-
bles were played, Pyle was substi-
tuted for Pilley in singles. The
final score was in favor of Strawn.
On Saturday morning Mineral
Wells was represented in singles
by Agnes Daniels, who was de-
feated by Strawn.
After the girls’ singles, Fay
Deen Yarbro and Helen Bradfield
played Strawn in girls’ doubles,
but were defeated.
“I intend to start tennis prac-
tice again in about a week, and I
want everyone to come out so that
we may have winning teams,” said
Miss Brewer, tennis coach.
GIRL SCOUTS HAVE PARTY
Each Patrol Represents Japanese,
Hawaiians, And Gypsies
Instead of the regular meeting
of the Girls Scouts, an internation-
al party was given at the home of
Jennie Lee Withers, Friday even-
ing, March the twenty-fifth.
Each patrol represented the Jap-
anese, Hawaiians and 'Gypsies, as
well as their customs and the char-
acteristics of each tribe.
Ice cream and candy made by
the scouts and cake, baked by
Scouts Elizabeth Cranford and
Jewel Sweat were served.
Tl|e scouts had an enjoyable
evening, according to those present.
SENIORS RECEIVE RINGS
Final elimination contests for
the Latin Tournament to be held
in Denton today were given last
Monday under the supervision of
Miss Wallace, Latin teacher.
Two representatives from each
J* i-L T .• 4-i v» ol n«<*i /iq --> U
school, together with Miss Wal- j
lace, left this morning for Den-
ton where they will . arrive in
time for registration. The tests
will be given later in the afternoon
Beginners will be given vocabula-
ry and other things which they
have learned since January, whiU
other classes will have transla-
tions, compositions, diagramming,
Several entertainments have been
planned for the delegates from
North Texas high schools, among
them a banquet to be given at
Lowry Hall, C. I. A., to-night.. Val-
uable prizes will be given to win-
Representatives from this school
are: January beginners, Walter
Wallace, Penix Ranspot; first
year, Anna Thuney, Helen Wright;
'second year, Dorothy Yarbro, Ed-
ward Patton; fourth year, Ailine
Burch, Charlotte Bock; third
year, Thelma McBrayer, and Effie
According to Mr. Holley, more
schools took part in the Interschol-
astic League Meet, held in this
city on Friday and Saturday,
March 24 and 25, than ever before.
New Members Of Hi-Y Entertain-
ed at Piedmont Hotel
IN MOVIE FILMS
IViaren ctllU AU, mail , jlncwiy mcmwvio wiv
24 schools joined the league this ' Hi-Y were given the first taste of
1 Hi-Y banquet life, and a taste of
food, too, at the Piedmont Hotel on
Newly initiated members of the j Pictures Of Students Shown In
Crazy Week Pictures
Mineral Wells made a total of
116 points and Strawn made 86.
Graford and Gordon, Class B
Schools tied in points in kr&cK.
Brad won first place in the ru-
ral division and Progress won sec-
Salesville won in Literary Events.
MEET Ml STBdWN
Mineral Wells Has Majority
MEMBERS OF B. Y. P. U.
VISIT DALTON RANCH
Fifty Students Receive Class Rings
Fifty rings for members of the
Senior class were received on Wed-
nesday of last week. The rings, of
unburnished white gold, with the
official emblem of Mineral Wells
High School on a plain back
ground, are of an attractive de-
sign, stated those receiving rings.
They were purchased from the
Stafford Company of Fort Worth.
Members of the B. Y. P. U. sf
First Baptist church who took part
in a play Sunday in the Assembly
spent Friday at the Dalton Ranch.
The following members went:
Ruth Lake, Carrie Joe Flemming,
Ester Ruth Duren, Thelma Pitt-
man, Adrian Davis, Rex Brewer,
Cecil Evans, Jack McNairy, Ver-
non Hickman, Cecil Gill, Rachel
Campcy, Elizabeth Matthews, Au-
dette Kuykendall, Lucille Herring,
and Muriel Hickman.
Rainbow Banquet which was to
be held Monday night at the Ma-
sonic Hall, was postponed be-
cause of unfavorable weather.
At the next regular meeting they
will have the installation of offi- \jr
cers. All Masons, Eastern
and De Molays are invited.
Mineral Wells High School won
the Palo Pinto County Interschol-
astic Track meet over Strawn with
a total of 120 points to Strawn’s
The meet was held Friday and
Saturday, March 25 and 26. Mr.
W. C. Holley was director of ath-
letics. He was assisted by coach
Manning, Miss Hicks, Miss Brewer
and Superintendent Thomason and
Mr. Bates of Strawn.
The following are the results for
the class A Junior and Senior
120 High Hurdles
1. Jerden, Mineral Wells
2. Lovera, Strawn.
I 3. Loving, Strawn
4. Witherspoon, Strawn
Time: 17 seconds.
100 Yd. Dash
1. Wilborne, Mineral Wells.
2. Ladd, Mineral Wells
3. Cradd<p*, Strawn
4. Ha^jfi, Strawn
Tinje 10.2 seconds.
1 Mile Run
1. Snipes, Mineral Wells
2. Rogers, Mineral Wells
3. Pruitt, Strawn
4. Brooks, Strawn
Time: 5 minues, 23 seconds
220 Low Hurdles
1. Jerden, Mineral Wells
2. PiUey/Mineral Wells
3y Witn'erspoon, Strawn
Jr Loving, Strawn
Time: 27 seconds
Friday, March 21, in the first of-
ficial banquet of the second semes-
ter. President Thomas presided.
Twenty-one people were present,
seventeen members, two exes, Bob
Richards and Donald Crenshaw,
and two guests, Mr. Holley and
No program was arranged, and
everything was impromptu except
Mr. Holley’s speech on “Leader-
Some of the impromptu incidents
were: Speech on Etiquette—Blake
Bunzel. After he found something
to talk on it was rather nice. Cal-
vin Hazlewood rendered some of
this instrumentaless music. Mr.
Holley and Mr. Manning sang a
duet—“Sweet Adaline.” It was in-
terrupted in the middle by Holley
getting the words mixed.
After all entertainments and
business was attended to, they ad-
journed with “The Eyes of Texas .
Another is being planned for the
near future. _
FOR BALL PLAYERS
Pictures of the pupils of the Min-j
era! Wells Public Schools, togeth-Hl
er with other local features, were jk.
shown in a film at the Grand The-
atre on Wednesday and Thursday,
March 22 and 23.
In addition to the feature film,
pictures of the Crazy Hotel offic-
ials, scenes of the opening night
of the Crazy Hotel, scenic points
near Mineral Wells and the city
schools were shown.
Two pictures of the students of
each school were taken. One. in
moving pictures, was shown on the
screen, and the other, a still pic-
ture, was placed on the outside for
VOLLEY BALL GIRLS PLAY
Miss Stamper Accompanies Team
To Ft. Worth Wednesday
Working out each afternoon un-
der Coach Manning the Moun-
taineer nine is daily rounding into
form. Uniforms have been issued
and with a few days more of prac-
tice the Mountaineers will start the
Two games have been played so
far this season although the first1
with the Mineral Wells Exes was I
cut short by rain. The other <.
game was lost to the Milsap club :
by the close score of 4 to 2.
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PIN FOR PAPER WORK j
Girls Volley Ball players from
Mineral Wells played the Y. W. C.
A. of Fort Worth on Wednesday
of last week but were defeated.
Miss Stamper, coach, accompanied
The game was called for three
o’clock but on account of car trou-
ble, the game was not caTed un-
til six o’clock.
The following girls played: Lou-
ise Jacques, Juanita Sullivan, Nova
Rogers, Marie Steen. Winifred Bo-
gar d, Eula Wilborn Fay Deen Yar-
bro, and Ozema Daniel.
BAND WITH CHECK
High School Organization Receives
Five Dollars From Music Club
(Continued on Page 4)
Students who have completed the
required amount; of work on the
Tattler for last semester received
Tattler pins on Friday, March 26.
These pins are of the same design
as those received earlier in the
year. They were bought from
Lowe and Campbell of Dallas.
Never leave your spoon in your
cup—work it up your sleeve.
A much appreciated check has
been received by the band. This
was a check of $5 received fi‘om
the Mineral Wells Music Club by
Miss Hicks and is to be used as
the band sees fit.
The band members and Miss
Hicks desire through the Tattler
to express their thanks and grat-
itude for this gift.
A woman never leaves but once
—that is the. same man.
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