The Tattler (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 15, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 28, 1926 Page: 1 of 4
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Volume XIII MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS, APRIL 28, 1926 Number 15
CISCO LOBOES WIN FROM MOUNTAINEER NINE
Burros To Arrive
Soon, Says Editor
Annual To Be Attr activef
According to Thompson;
Few Copies Unsold.
1926 Burros will probably be here
within the next day or two, according
to Helen Caveness, editor, who has
just received a letter from W. A.
Thompson of E. L. Steck Printing
Company stating that they were to be
shipped the first of the week.
The efforts which have been made
to get better pictures, a new section
devoted to school activities, and an
Indian art scheme have aroused hopes
for an attractive yearbook which, ac-
cording to Mr. Thompson, will be real-
ized in this edition of the Burro.
Calvin Hazelwood, business mana-
ger, stated Monday that since there
are to be several unsold copies re-
ceived, students who desire them may
secure same by immediately deposit-
ing three dollars with the editor or
Many JStudes Make
Average Of Ninety
Sixty-five students of this high
school made a general average of nine-
ty or more in all their courses for the
past six weeks. According to Princi-
pal Huggins, this is a remarkable
increase over the first six weeks rec-
The following students made this
Room nineteen — Gladine Bowers,
Helen Caveness, Opal Johnson.
Room seventeen — Zelma Smith,
Louise Norman, Pauline Stone, Helen
Sullinger, Louise St. Clair, Lorene
Rochell, Ruby House, Elina Martin,
Elizabeth Eastland, Billy Chamber-
lin, Bertie D. Caldwell, Litane Brooks,
Frances Avery, Ruth Baker.
Room eighteen—Aline Burch, Edith
Caviness, Mary Dickenson, Richard
Halbert, Levita Hinson, Lois Jacques,
Louise Johnson ,Elva Kuykendall, Jen-
Room twenty-five—Edna Johnson,
Lillie Belle Sloan.
Room twenty—Helen Butler, Lillian
Clark, Elizabeth Donnelly, Anna Bess
Meyers, Opal Moody, Dorothy Moore,
Altie Roberts, Maurine Smith, Estes
Weldon, Freda Baldwin, Joye Bald-
win, Lula Mae Brooks, Barnetta Mc-
Room sixteen—Samuel Smith, Rob-
ert Alexander, Ernest McKinney, Ed-
ward Patton, Robert Slangerup.
Room eleven—Naomi Brandon, Eliz-
abeth Cranford, Pauline Evans, Lorene
Kearby, Elizabeth Morris, Thelma
Pittman, Dorothy Moore.
Room thirteen—R. D. Allison, Har-
ris Blackman, Inez Baker, Gertrude
By^rs, Afton Cox, Christine Dunn,
Katherine Haley, Oretta Hanson, Le-
ona Stevens, Juanita Stuart, Neva
Love Thomas, Lois Tucker.
(E. B. Brainerd)
Who always comforts, loves and cheers?
Who makes me happy
Through the years ?
Whom do I hold of greatest worth,
The dearest friend Fve had since birth;
The finest person on the earth?
Seniors Will Have
Class Day May 11
S*4;or Day. will be J^eTwed.May
the eleventh, in this high school for
the first time in several years. On
this day all members of the graduat-
ing class will wear something In com-
mon as a mark of distinction. The
toys, throughout the day, will wear
derby hats, black bow ties, and carry
a cane. The girls will wear a ribbon
around their neck, on this occasion and
until the close of school.
The day will begin with a sunrise
breakfast at 6:30 o’clock. At
Seniors will present a program
to the student body in assembly, af-
ter which they will teach all classes
before and after the noon hour until
2:30 o’clock. At this time they will
go on a theater party.
The Day De Luxe will be ended with
a picnic given by the High School
Parent-Teacher Association begin-
ning at 6:30 p. m.
School To Have New
Feature Next Year
Locals Play Two
Ft. Worth Teams
High School Volley Ball Team yes-
terday defeated Vocational High
School at Fort Worth in two games
with scores of 15 to 1 and 15 to 3. In
two games played shortly afterward
with Fort Worth Y. M. C. A., state
championship team of that city, they
lost by the scores of 17 to 15 and 15
Melvin Cunningham, who took his
car, and Coach John D. Porter accom-
panied the following boys who played:
nine,, W. I. Byron, Bob Brewer, Lewis
Moore, Phillip Reasoner, Calvin Hazel-
wood, Carl Pyle, Arthur Herring, Lo-
rene Cunningham, Virgil Herring, Sid-
ney Stephens, and Sims Duren.
Provided the service of an army of-
ficer can be secured, Superintendent
Smith stated Friday, that Mineral
Wells High School will probably have
a Junior R. 0. T. C. next year. Al-
ready one hundred high school boys
above fourteen years of age, the re-
quired number, have agreed to join
should such an unit be established in
Thursday afternoon, the high school
Journalism class was organized. Aileen
Burch was elected president; Ben Yea-
ger, vice president, and Charlotte
Bock, secretary-treasurer. At this
time a committee was appointed to
arrange for a formal social affair for
the club to be given before the close of
school. A design for pins, to be pur-
chased by Tattler staff and reporters,
chosen at this time is a “T” with a
quill and “M” guard.
Members of this class, which meets
sixth period every Thursday, are:
Vernon Ponds, Harris Blackman,
Ben Yeager, Cecil Jerden, Morris Mil-
ler, Glen Johnson, Charles Poston,
The R. 0. T. C. will make a higher ] Charles Johnson, George Woodruff,
standard of living for the boys and will Dorothy Yarbro, Naomi Brandon,
create a new interest in school work,) Winnifred Bogard, Flossie Brandon,
according to Mr. Smith, who has ob-
served the benefit derived in other
schools from the organization of such' Opal Moody and Carrol Denson,
Arms will be furnished by the gov- All you need is one good idea-
ernment and drills will be held weekly. ,1-provided you stay with it.
Charlotte Bock, Ailine Burch, Ernest
McKinney, Harry Yeager, Arza Hitt,
Errors Of Infield
Cause Local Defeat
Boys Play Slow Game;
Burchell Pitches; Score
Is 7 To 2.
In a slowr game void of thrills the
Cisco Loboes defeated the Mountain-
eers there Friday with the score of
7 to 2. According to many present,
errors made by the Mountaineers in-
field resulted in the victory for the
Loboes. Burchell pitched a splendid
game, fanning ten of his apponents.
At the present time, Coaches Ross
and Perryman are training the men
for the Arlington Heights game to be
played next Friday there.
Mountaineer line-up was as follows:
Reasoner, catcher; Burchell, pitcher;
Cunningham, 1st base; Johnson, 2nd
base; Stoker, 3rd base; Byron, short
stop; Ledbetter, left field; Pyle, cen-
ter field; Burch, right field.
Austin Meet Soon
Winners in the recent district meet
at Stephenville go to Austin May 6, 7,
and 8 to compete in the state contest.
Fifteen hundred Texas students are
expected to be present on this occa-
sion. Winners of first places in this
meet will go to the national conven-
tion to be held at Chicago in June.
Eight boys, who will probably at-
tend from this high school, will make
the trip in cars, accompanied by
Coaches Ross and Perryman.
In literary events, Rufus Thomas
will represent the high school in ex-
temporaneous speaking. J. C. Burch,
Herman Burchel, Clarence Smith and
Buddie Hamil will enter the mile re-
lay. Substitutes for this event are
Cecil Jerden and Ben Yeager. W. I.
Byron is scheduled to compete in the
half mile and Ben Yeager for high and
low hurdles. According to Coach Per-
ryman, he is expecting local track
entrieS?rtu result in a victory for this
School To Present
Annual May Program
Pupils of Barber School are now
practicing on the annual May Fete to
be held on the school campus next Fri-
day night. According to directors, the
program to be given at this time is
altogether different from other May
programs held at Barber School.
This event will be “Story Land Pag-
eant” taken from stories well known
to children. Each grade in the school
has chosen a particular story from
their reader to act; these have been
dramatized by Miss Ola Swoap with
the musical score under the direction
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