The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State Teacher's School, 1924 Page: 210
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Those in charge of arrangements for the banquet expressed thanks to Miss
Mary Aiken, dietitian for Lowry Hall, who supervised the preparation of the
banquet, and to Miss Mary E. Foley, director of Lowry Hall, who assisted in the
SUMMER GET-ACQUAINTED PARTY
Upon arriving at the Teachers College, the new student was greeted by this
sign: "Bring a string and a paper sack, and come to the Get-Acquainted Party,
Saturday night, June 16. The students who survived registration and the languid
summer weather, and they were a goodly number, accepted the invitation by
appearing promptly on the campus at the respective spots, assigned to the differ-
Each student, upon his arrival, was asked to make a glove of his paper sack,
and tie its fringed top about. his right wrist with a string. The object of this game
was to see who would wear out his glove first by shaking hands with strangers.
It would have taken a clever critic to decide which was the gayest group,
the Juniors and Seniors, as they played "Three Deep," the Sophomores, who
indulged in "Dropping the Handkerchief," the Freshmen, who were led by the
versatile Mr. Anderson in "Pop the Whip," or the First and Second Year students,
who took part in the dignified game of "Tactic Tag."
At a signal from Mr. Anderson, the chairman of the evening, all of the
students assembled on the south side of the campus and were entertained with
stunts given by various classes and clubs.
After gathering about the piano and singing old familiar songs, the students
concluded the evening's entertainment by giving the Y. W. C. A. a special vote
of thanks for making the summer get-acquainted party the thoroughly happy
affair that it was.
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