The Normal Star (San Marcos, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 20, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 3, 1923 Page: 4 of 4
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THE NORMAL STAR
Home of paramount pictures^
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TEA & TEA
A PARAMOUNT PICTURE
THE $1,000,000 REX INGRAM PRODUCTION OF
“The Prisoner of Zenda”
Anthony Hope’s story of royal romance; and of adventure as breathless and flash-
ing as sword play; enacted by a celebrated cast: Alice Terry, Barbara Lammar, Lewis
Stone and Ramon Navarro.
Reformer: “Young man, didn’t your
conscience tell you you were doing
wrong?” , ,
Prisoner: “Yes, but you cant believe
everything you hear.”—Yellow Jacket.
Sambone: “What would you do if you
had two aces and t’other nigger had
Hambone: “Hunt mah razoh. Chile!”
Lady (at Georgetown game) : “If you
were a gentleman you would throw
that cigarette away.”
Stewed (at same game): “If you
were a la4y, you’d move.”
Lady (ditto) : “If I were your wife, I
would give you poison.”
Stewed (ditto): “Yessum— and if I
were your husband I would take it.”
(Wonder why he got a broken head ?)
Not So Bad.
Director: “I think I can give you a
job in a bathing scene.”
Extra: “I don’t think I shall like
that.” , ,
Director: “Oh well, you wont have
to bathe.”—Yellow Jacket.
“Are you fond of a joke?”
“Why, I hardly know you?”—Ex.
Wonder Where He’s Been Again
Henry: “See this chalk on your shoul-
Henry: “Well, it aint chalk.”
Bore: “Isn’t your name Jones?”
Unfortunate Member: “Er-r-er_ n-po.
(happy thought) You must be thinking
of my brother.”
Maria: “John, John, get up; the gas
John: “Aw, put a pan under it and
come to bed.”—Green Gander.
Wife (finding husband drunk) : “John,
this is the last straw.”
Husband:- “Thass awright, m’dear; I
never use ’em. Jest give me the bottle.”
“What end should I get off
Conductor: “It’s all the same to me,
lady. Both ends stop.”
All Hope Lost.
Burglar: “Don’t be alarmed, lady, I
shant touch you—all I want is your
Old Maid: “Oh, go away! You are
just like all the horrid men.”
“Impossible, is he?”
“Judge for yourself. He thinks Wal-
ter Camp is where the football play-
More Than Likely.
“How did the old man know you had
the car out last night?” .
“I just happened to run across him.
First Drunk (bumping into lamp
post) : “Excuse me, sir.” (Bumping in-
to fire hydrant) “Excuse me, little
boy.” (Bumping into second lamp post
and falling down) : “Well, I’ll just sit
here until the crowd passes.”
9 EVERY DEPARTMENT IS BRIM
H. BREVARD GO.
“THE HOUSE OF VALUES”
BOGGUS SHOE SHOP
Li . sxi ....
The distance men of the Pirate track
team for the coming spring are fast
rounding into shape. The other track
and field specialists are to appear in
a few days.
Great preparations are being made
for the homecoming June 6 and 7th.
* * * *
S. M. U.
The Mustangs divide with the Aggie
five from Oklahoma, in a fine exhibi-
tion of basketball.
The track candidates tried out last
Saturday and a host of new material
boosts the track prospects for the
Largest summer enrollment in his-
tory of S. M. U. expected in the sum-
mer session of 1923.
C. I. A.
The year’s greatest day for C. I. A.
was father’s and mother’s day, Friday,
23rd. Hundreds of dads and mothers
oi students of C. I. A. were welcomed
by the president’s proclamation. It is
to be an annual affair, hereafter.
* * * *
A. C. C*
. Hundreds of patrons and friends of
Abiline Christian College gather for
the annual Bible Lecture Week.
* * * *
T. C. U.
Track practice began last Wednes-
day. They boast of having the mile
and half mile cinched in the T.I.A.A.
Simmons wins two cage contests from
T. C. U. 26-16 and 21-14. The girls also
lost a game to T. W. C.
* * * *
Baylor played four games in four
nights, two with Texas U. and two with
Oklahoma Aggies, splitting with both
The Bears lost to Texas Aggies, in
their best game of the season by a 34-
The fish walloped Westminster 53-14.
But lost to John Tarleton 28-22.
* * * *
S. H. N. C.
Kub Kats trounce Rice Freshmen
while Bear Kats lose to Triangles.
Inter-normal debaters chosen; S. H.
N. C. to debate Denton and Howard
* * * *
N. T. N. C.
Miiss Florence Hardemann, famous
violinist, pleased large audience at N.
T. N. C. last Friday.
Thirty five men respond to call for
English professor and freshman mee?
soph coming out of the cafeteria.
English Prof: “Good morning! Have
you enjoyed the pleasure of’partaking of
your noon-day meal?”
Prof: “May I inquire as to the ex-
tent of the pleasure which you enjoyed
the life giving substenance as you
Soph: “Very well, thank you.”
Soph: “Uh! Huh!”
I r J,
Placing Forceful Reductions on
OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF DESIRABLE AND
Starting: Friday, March 2nd
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR VALUES
AREKSTEFPTS EXCLUSIVE LADIES SiOf \
“The Style Shop With Popular Prices”
R. F. D. C. PRESENTS FIRST
PROGRAM LAST MONDAY
The Dramatic Club Bids Fair to Be-
come Best Club in School; Plains For
One-Act Plays to Be Given to School
“See here, I will not let you go out
in a frodc like tfekt8 >
"Don’t be silly, Jack. I am not go-
ing out; JIB going to bed”
On Monday evening, February 26th
the R. F. D. C. held their first program
of the year. To say that is was a suc-
cess would minimize the enjoyment
which the members had, both in the
program and the social hour which fol-
lowed the play. This program was a
dual presentation of the program sched-
uled for the first month, which was
postponed on account of the rain, and
the regular program for February.
The club is doing some real con-
structive work, and this is the first of
a series of activities that will extend
throughout the Spring term.
The curtain rose at seven fifteen, dis-
closing the library room of John Coers’
parsonage. He was an excelent ex-
ample of a holy and reverent minister
of the Gospel, robed in the garments
of his order. It was evident that some
very important office was to be per-
formed, and soon it was perveived that
the ensuing was to be of a matrimon-
The wedding was a good example of
a farce, and many laughs were elicited
by the serious and pompous words
of the minister.
The latter half of the program was
entertainingly given by A. D. Hildreth,
Hershel Hopson, Flo Hooper, Fay Har-
ris and Frank Duke Hightower, in the
form of a one-act play.
The play was well worked out and
showed excellent preparation.
After the program came the social
hour. Hot tamales were served, and
needless to say, they were enjoyed by
The success of this, their first effort,
this year is certainly an encourage-
ment to the dramatic club in its fu-
Those dismissed as “cured” the first
of the week were: Adelaide Campbell,
Annie Ruth Radke, Mary Hargett, Til-
lie Menking, Homer Mathis, John Car-
awon, Ossie Jennings, and Coriene
The present occupants of the girls’
ward are Frances Camus, Esta Mc-
Lanahan, Ivy Davidson, Hazel White,
Anna Goodenough, Jennie B. Harris,
Mary Alice Duncan, and Marguerite
From the list it seems doubtful at all
that all of them could be cared for in
one little ward, but fortunately some-
one is always ready to leave just about
the time someone else is being brought
We have a good joke on A. Weir.
Not having been able to find out, we
are not able to say exactly who he was
hiding from when, he came to the hos-
pital Wednesday evening about nine
o’colck. His courage evidently arose
during the night, for he seemed anx-
ious to leave the next morning. Mrs.
Lusk would have been glad to have
protected him longer, but as he show-
ed no symptoms of illness she could
think of no legitimate excuse for keep-
ing him in bed.
Floy Ashmore is quite ill with influ-
enza. She is being cared for by her
mother at the Ward House.
Miss Kone, of the Training School,
has been absent for several days on ac-
count of the influenza.
The Freshmen party held in the little
Gym last Saturday night, Feb. 24th, was
a party that should not have been
missed by any freshmen. The night was
cool and rainy, just the right kind of
a night for a fish party.
The little Gym was decorated with
streamers of green and gold, which are
the class colors. Little green fish were
hung as omamehts here and there,
about the room.
After eerryone Had arrived all en-
gaged hr games. The winner of the
automobile rhyme contest _ received a
toy automobile and the winner of the
fish contets received a small green tin
Fruit punch was served as refresh-
ments. Everyone present had a joy-
ous time and will hold the party in
memory as one of the memorial occa-
sions of the Freshmen year.
FILM STARS DISCUSS “THE
PRISONER OF ZENDA”
The subject under discussion was
the extraordinary ability of some plain
woman to look positively beautiful on
occasions. Ramon Navarro, who plays
the dashing Rupert of Hentzau in the
“Prisoner of Zenda” at the Palace Mon-
day, listened quietly at the comment and,
though unmarried himself qualified as
a true expert by_ ending the discussion
with the following gem of cynicism:
“You see, everyone knows how won-
derful a woman can look, but it is only
her husband who knows how wonder-
ful it is that she can look so beautiful.”
Mrs. Lloyd Johnson will honor Miss
Julia Pearl Jackson, a bride-elect of
the month, with a large bridal party
You can’t love those today that you
will be loving tomorrow.
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The Normal Star (San Marcos, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 20, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 3, 1923, newspaper, March 3, 1923; San Marcos, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth614530/m1/4/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State University.