The Normal Star (San Marcos, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 34, Ed. 1 Saturday, July 3, 1920 Page: 4 of 4
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THE NORMAL. gtfAR
First National Bank of San Marcos
S. W. T. N. students we have the
best equipped watch repair dept, in the
city and want to do your work.
Every job guaranteed.
PAUL C. MOORE JEWELRY CO.
Next to Post Office.
BUY YOUR SHOES
I. H. HARRISON
THE ONE PRICE STORE
A Special Discount of 10 per cent
Will be given Summer Normal Students on all
portraits for 30 days at
Next to Post Office Phone 3
DUKE & AYERS
5 to 50c Store.
Music, Toilet Goods, Candies and School Supplies.
SPECIAL INVITATION TO STUDENTS.
State Bank 6o
Guaranty Fund Bank
We have everything that’s
new in all departments,
and welcome you,
tun Your out
m need school supplies
lo for get the Exchange
All Work Neatly and
Students Work a Specialty
TIMELY SUGGESTIONS FROM A
(Inspired by observation of the de-
plorable state of affairs actually ex-
isting in the social circles of S. W.
Whereas, it has become painfully
evident that something must be done
to relieve the direful need a using
from the tragic predominance in
numbers of the feminie population
over the masculine element as shown
by existing conditions, be it hereby
suggested as prohib’ rye of sou-, sal-
vation that the aforesa1'’ masculine
element combine and co-operate to
combat the social denlinquineies
(1) By painstakingly dividing the
said feminine population into ten sec-
tions (this may be successfully ac-
complished by alphabetical division
or as to place of residence) .
(2) By assigning each boy to some
particular field of endeavor and la-
bor whereby he may accomplish the
aim of our desire unmolested and in-
(3) By devoting himself charitably
and untireingly to theestablishment of
the friendly and social atmosphere
that will make her life a sourse of
inspiration and happiness to all with
whom, she may come in contact.
He: “Darling, do you think your
father can hear me kiss you?”
Voice: (from under the sofa) “He's
used to it.”
They were standing outside the
front door having a final chat after
his evening call.
He was leaning against the door-
post talking in low, dulcet tones. She
was listening and gazing rapturously
into his eyes.
Suddenly she turned around. The
door had opened; and there, just in-
side, clad in a dressing gown, her
“My1 dear father,” she asked, “What
is the matter?”
Her father ignored the question.
“John,” he said, addressing the
young man, “You know 1 have never
complained about your staying late,
and I’m not going to complain now;
but, for goodness’ sake, stop leaning
against the door-bell. Other people
want to sleep if you don’t.”
The LITERARY DIGEST offers
each week a prize of fifty dollars for
the best argument in compact form
for better salaries for teachers. The
editor of THE REPORTER humbly
submits this bit of pathos:
“What shape Madam, was the
pocketbook you lost?”
’‘Flat. I’m a teacher.”—Reporter.
Fine Dresses and Skirts
Mrs. J. F. Storey, Phone 251
A one day outing to San Antonio
and our city—$3.00; to New Braun-
fels—half day—$1.00; to Austin—
half day—$1.75, whole day—$2.00; to
Wren’s Ranch—whole or Iwf day-—
$1.50. The Oakland Six will take
you out and bring you baeK. Thos.
H. Sevey. Phone 25 6.
HEARD IN ASTRONOMY CLASS.
Prof: “What is a Comet?”
Fish: “A comet is anything that
has a tail.” —Megaphone.
’Twas in a restaurant where they met
Romeo and Juliet.
’Twas there he first got into debt
For Romeo d what Juli-et.
Virgie Smith, Janet Arendale,
Florence Butts, Marie Holmes, Ailene
Purcell, and Elva and Bessie Bratton
camped at Rogers Park last week
Mrs. Cleo Mullins, and B. and J.
Watson spent a few days in their
Uncle’s country home.
Bess Jones spent Sunday and Mon-
day visiting the home folks in Smith-
Pleasure seekers in Austin last
week were Gladys Tombaugh and
Katy Hahn spent a few days at.
home in Kingsbury.
All Epworth League members are
especially requested to be present
'Sunday at seven p. m. to complete
plans for the week end camping trip.
Visitors on Normal Hill Wednes-
day were Julia Terrell and Edith
McKay of San Marcos and Ola Brown
The society met with a good pro-
gram Monday 8:30 a. m. After the
program was rendered the Society re-
ceived into the folds of the “best So-
ciety under the sun” one more il-
lustrious member Mr. R. Mathis, ex-
county superintendent, ex-captain,
and several other ex’s, With J. H.
Gregory (best looking married man
in the Normal), R. Mathis (only
Harris-Blair with a mustache), and
L. C. McDonald (the 10(1 per cent
booster) what other Society can ex-
pect any laurels.
The Society' challenged the Chau-
tauquans to an Inter-Society debate
to be given in the auditorium just be-
fore the close of the summer session.
The Chautauquans have not offi-
cially answered the challenge . They
are expecting to answer at a near
Come to see us all you boys—we
need you and you need us.
There is a hearty welcome extend-
edw to you at all meetings.
An unusually interesting program
was rendered by the Chautauqua Lit-
erary Society last Monday morning.
The special feature was a series of
dialect readings rendered by Mr. R.
G. Harrison. After a fashion that
is so characteristic in all his read-
ings, Mr Harrison made his audience
see in turn the serious side, the nat-
ural side, and the extremely humor-
ous nature of twentieth Century life
as pictured in the writings of sev-
eral of the leading poets of today.
Another very worthy and well exe-
cuted number was a cornet-baritone
due ; by Messrs. Snow and Ehlert.
After thi; came the debate, “Re-
solved, that teachers should affiliate
with the American Federation of La-
bor.” In this several Chautauquans
demonstrated their respective orator-
ical and argumentative powers. A
decision of one affirmative and two
negative was given.
During the meeting a delegation
from the Harris-Blair Literary So-
ciety paid their Society’s respects in
th ' fqvm of a challenge to an Inter-
Society debate. This was promptly
accepted by the Chair on the strength
of a motion, that had been previously
passed, giving him the power to ac-
cept any challenge that might be
placed. Another motion was made
unanimous which gives him the right
to select a committee to confer with
a similiar committee from the H. B.
L. S. and to arrange the necssary de-
tails of the debate.
Drinks, Stationery and
WILLIAMS DRUG STORE
The Rexail Store
The Brown Studio
High Class Photographs
Home made candies
Plain and fancy
A BETTER STORE
Cleaning and Pressing
Called for and Delivered.
Joe the T ailor
THE NORMAL TAILOR SHOP.
Cleaning and Pressing,
Very Best Service in the Tailor
Line. Call 99 W.
Also have two new Ford Sedan
cars at your service
day and night.
We never miss a train.
Call 99 W.
One Door West of
R L. BOGGUS, Prop.
MISS FRANCES M. ROBERTS,
HOURS:—9 to 11 a. m., 3 to 5 p. m
500 W. Lindsey
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The Normal Star (San Marcos, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 34, Ed. 1 Saturday, July 3, 1920, newspaper, July 3, 1920; San Marcos, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth614187/m1/4/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State University.