The Archer County News (Archer City, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 21, 1940 Page: 4 of 8
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THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 1940
S the band was
i popular favorite of
alayed. Featured with
_ a solo on the marimba.
Welcome IThis was certainly a novel to the
rm.. A p it (J audience and was enjoyed very' much.
The students of A. C. H. S. extend. A rare pr,ivilege was that of hearing
a hearty welcome to the home-com-1 a harpist. A short explanation was
in* college students. We hope we; gjven by Miss Sheridan before play-
can make your visit more enjoyable; ing the instrument. The vocalist.
for you. Visit us at the school any j who was particularly* attractive
time you please. We’re glad to have j “Careless'.”
you- ! None the less enjoyable was the ac
To the students of other schools, we j cordian solo. The concert was con
(intend to make this county meet the eluded by an offering of the band.
meet enjoyable and convenient you
have ever attended. If you need any
assistance, just ask an A. C. H. S.
student to help you. We’re glad to
accomodate you in anv way.
Cowgirl Band Enjoyed
The students of A. C. H. S. and
patrons enjoyed to the fullest extent
the hour’s entertainment provided
by the Cowgirl band of Hardin-
Shnmons University of Abilene. The
band gave three numbers of which
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which gave the effect of an air-
plane. The program was all too short
for the students desired much more
but much to our regret, the band
had to move on.
These Students Represent A. C. H. S.
A. C. H. S. is very proud of the
following students for the work they
have done in order to represent
Archer City in the county meet. In
senior girls declamation we are re-
presented by Jeweldean Watts and
Carolyn Malone; in senior boys de-
clamation, George Dunlap and Billie
Joe Pounds; in junior girls declama-
tion, Phoebe Cheves and Pauline
Baggett; in junior boys declamation,
Sterling Bell and Mike Gholson; in
ward school girls declamation, June
Stine and Margaret Strange; and
ward school boys declamation. L. J.
Wilson and Jack Meredith. Mary Jo
McDaniel and Rayford Moody are
A. C. H. S. A-l typists and they
■ will represent us in typewriting and
j in the grade school the essay writ-
ing elimination will be among Jim-
my Roberts. James Trent, Betty June
Nichols, Patsy Campbell and Geral-
dine Wilhoit. In spelling, the high
school elimination will be among
Ann Hendricks, Orena Hancock. Mo-
dena Hancock, Esther Sutherland
and Mattie Sutherland; in the sixth
and seventh grade division, we will
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ARCHER CITY, TEXAS
be represented by two of these, Pat-
sy Campbell. Jimmy Roberts. Billy
Hill and Jimmy Lyon; in the fourth
and fifth grade division. Marie Pry-
or and Daniel Morgan will repre-
sent Archer City. In the arithme‘ie
congest. Jimmy Roberts and Billy
Hill will test their speed and ac-
curacy. Danny Powell and Vet Rob-
inson will do their best in the story,
telling contest. We regret to say
we have no debaters or ex*em sDeak-
ers. How come, A. C. H. S.? Of
course, we are proud of our choral
singers, music memory students, pic-
ture memory students and the rhy-
thm band. Best of luck to all of
you! Do your best for A. C. H. S.!
Megargel Forfeits One-Act Play
This year. Archer City and Me-
gargel were to compete in the one-
act play contest. Monday word was
received of Megargel’s withdrawal.
This gives first place to Archer City.
The one-act play chosen this year
for the contest was “Prayer for
Our Sons” by Mae Howley Barry,
a peace play. The cast includes
Paula Jane Ikard, Eloise Hyer, Fran-
ces Prideaux. Annette Pittman, Mary
Joe McDaniel, Mary Catherine Shel-
ton and E. L. Powers and the direct-
or, Miss Edrye Raines. Best of luck
to you students in district.
Seniors Make Check-up
Last week Mr. Sandlin called each
senior to the office -to check-up on
his credits and his possibilities of
graduation. Since then, we have
been working harder, making the re-
maining eight weeks count. There-
fore the seniors have had no class
meetings or entertainments. We are
really serious about the matter of
Juniors Order New Play
The junior class wishes to explain
some things to you. We have de-
cided to buy a new junior play be-
cause the one we already had was
too long for a high school play.
Mr. Baker, our sponsor, went to
Abilene Saturday to a teacher meet-
ing and asked about some plays. We
are ordering our new play this week.
Introducing the Seniors
Paula Jane Ikard, the charming
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. H.
Thuman, is one who began with the
class of ’40 in the first grade. Paula,
for sixteen years, has been the pos-
sessor of beautiful brown hair and
brown eyes. To be successful in
whatever she pursues is Paula’s am-
bition. This most likely will be ful-
filled, too! For pastime, Paula likes
dealing with people -in the church,
in school and in public life. This
helps to make her more likeable to
all of us. Collecting horses is her
hobby and she enoys participating in
all kinds of sports. Next fall, Paula
plans to enter Christian College and
further her study of dramatics and
N. M. Goodwin is the very likeable
son of Mr. C. E. Goodwin. N. M.
has thus far attained the old age of
eighteen. He has brown hair and
blue eyes. His pastimes are almost
countless, he likes eating, keep-
ing company with the girls, dancing,
skating, golf and all kinds of sports.
To master aeronautical mechanics is
his ambition. No wonder his hobby
is building model airplanes. N. M. —r
really can build them tdk. Afteinl the
graduation, N. M. plans to go tofl^b
college “lar* ”
farmer almost went bankrupt. Then
President Roosevelt realized ‘he ser-
iousness of the situation and came
to the aid of the farmer with the
New Deal. Although this and a few
ement formed a National party. 1 be difficult for sophomore students, ‘o read.
asked for reforms in finance, One day was used for work in our M. R. H. is staying home lately,
transportation and land ownership. English workbook, using correct use These words were spoken by a
Although i‘ was defeated, different of a pronoun in a sentence. Al- true freshman girl: “I can’t loan
parties took up some of its issues, though our English gets a little hard- him an umbrella. It leaks, but I
From 1898 to 1920. the farmer had er each day. we are trying to make can patch it.”
prosperity. From 1920 to 1929. the the days roll by as rapidly as possi- M. G. G. is hoping she has a visi-
ble, but still ou” teacher. Mrs. Huey, or from Bowie next Saturday night,
keeps our minds on grammar. 11 iust wonder who it could be.
The Snooper Why is R. C. always late about
Next Sunday is Easter, so if you asking for a date.
, have any obections. tell Tootsie. I It looks as though M. G. G. and
ether acts were not perfect they After Edward Trigg won honors i Speedv are getting ud a case,
have done much to help the farmer.,-in our Ideal Boy last week, he wore English HI Sing Ballads
Latin News I his best suit to a tacky dance last Students of the English III classes,
The Latin II class is studying Saturday night. I long suspected of having precarious
about -the Helvetians and their at- j P. O. W. and two more negroes! vocal pre-eminence, are now having
tempt to migrate into France. The | have been working out a membership their long awaited chance, sponsored
present story we are studying tells I card on the new golf course. by Mrs. Huey and her orchestra com-
of their asking Caesar *or permis-| Who said J. M. and A. P. lired posed of three guitar players by Joe
s!f>n to go through the Roman Pro-: hamburgers, anyway ? They think Roy Caipps, Gene Stewart and Bob
vince. they are getting fat because they j Baggett and two harmonizing voices
The Latin I class is studying my- weigh ninety-five and ninety-four' belonging to Elvis Autrey and John
thological characters and ‘he thir-1 j pounds respectively. j Dickey. The songs sung were of the
declension. Both classes are rapid- Confucius say: Boy who stay out i native American type ballads, deal-
ly recovering from their three weeks J late at night, sleeps in study* hall | ing with famous outlaws and cow-
Orations Prove Entertaining
The speech students concluded the
delivery of speeches by giving ora-
tions. The orations proved to be
both interesting and entertaining.
Annette Pittman gave several inter-
esting thoughts on “Self Reliance.”
Frances Prideaux ‘urned to nature i sea-going vessel,
and talked on birds. Joe Hale and] Confucius say: That’ all, folks.
Hanpy Burkett gave a fitting do Party Line
scription of the stock show. Pill Confucius say: “If once you read
Longan gave several different ideas | a good column, you’ll read it again,”
next day. i boy life, such as “Jesse James,”
E. L. (the boy who makes a habit, “The Old Chisholm Trail,” ‘“When
of breaking roulcrte wheels) was late The Work’s All Done This Fall,”
on a date the other night. “Empty Cot in the Bunkhouse,” and
K. B. hasn’t been to school in a “When Its Round-up Time in Texas.”
week or two. He’s decided to live Specialty songs were the “Prison
and learn. I suppose. Song” sung by John Dickey and
G. Stewart things Confucius is a: “Whoopee Ti Yi Yo. Git Along Little
of speed which were most enter-
Since giving our orations, we have
studied extempore dramatics in which ; from what I hear,
the actors use their own words and
actions and not those of a manu-
Christmas Spirit Returns
The English students are getting
in the Christmas Spirit in the mid-
dle of March. Perhaps it’s about two
or three months late, but what is a
small matter of two or three months.
You would have the Christmas spirit
too if you were reading a series of
Christmas sketches from Christmas
Eve to Christmas Dinner written by
Washington Irving. But read them.
The freshmen find that they still
have the power to deligh‘ that they
had one hundred years ago.
Medieval Nations Studied
The history I students are study-
ing the chapter about the Medieval
Nations. We are also studying
about Wililam, the Conqueror, Hen-
ry II, Richard, the Lionhearted and
what each one did. The Great Chart-
er and the English Parliament are
also mentioned in this chanter.
The class has discussed fully the
expansion of England, the Hundred
Year War between England and
France and the expansion of Ger-
many. This is one of the most im-
portant chapters in the entire his-
Tuesday, the typing students who
are to represent A. C. H. S. a‘
county meet next Friday, went to
Olney to compete against the Olney
Last (Week, Olney came here. Our
students had more words per minute,
as! well! as h higher combined score,
but they are still not pleased with
way their .scores ran that day.
,1-though tW Wire calm for awhile.
""'we. for, the _tests.
so have a look at ours.
P. S., that Dale was here again,
but I guess you know all about it,
They are introducing me this week
• ’t I did not want you to think I
was conceited so I told you wrong.
I really am 6 feet 3 inches tall,
weigh 120 pounds and have dark
curly hair and brown eyes. Just a
“Tyrone Atlas,” that’s me. Don’t
rush, girls* the line forms to the
B. J. M. was going to send a
package to Centralia, but B. S. drew
pictures all over it and now they
are trying to charge her $5.00 for
writing letters and postage.
E. T. is going to have an Easter
egg hunt out at his house. Some
of those invited are G. S., S. B.. N.
O., E. S. He -said he was sorry he
couldn’t invite the rest of his friends
and pals but he didn’t have room
on his vast estate.
Wow! P. J. B. is get‘ing better
looking all the time. Better look
out Soday-skate. or you’ll have plen-
ty of competition.
A. P. paid off. And it didn’t rain.
But we sure had a sand storm the
N. M. and Ben had a swell tacky
dance Saturday night; everyone had
lots of fun and the rewards were
different from the old ones. Billie
Jean and Joe won the $2 cash prize
for the tackiest couple.
Tommie Perkins was here Sunday.
The senior girls' are really making
it hot for some of the freshmen
girls because the senior girls can
not even rate the boys, much less
the pins and rings.
Why will B. J. S. and P. H. be glad
when the day bef ore Enster comes ?
Who was P. J. B. seen with Sun-
Bov. will the band! -be, glad when
i Doggies” sung by Elvis Autrey.
This week the English III stu-
dents turned from Romanticism to
Realism. Among the poems read
were “War Is Kind,” a poem of irony
by Crane; “If I Can Stop One Heart
from Breaking,” a poem of tender-
ness by Dickinson; and “The Old
Svvimmin’ Hole,” a poem of fond
remembrance by Riley. Also “The
Man with the Hoe,” a poem of pro-
test against social injustice by Ed-
win Markham, was read.
Our three weeks test papers were
returned! Among the English III
student body there was a contrast
of expressions, some sad. others in-
different and still others jubilant.
Second Grade: W. T. Baughman, Bil-
ly DeMoss, James Foster. Loyd Mc-
Cuistan. Don Perrin, Landon Roberts,
Betty Sprott, Marlene 'Wilhoit.
Third Grade: Sue Wilson, Glenda Nel-
son, Pearl Jei‘er, Latrice Tucker.
Third and Fourth Grades: Getty3
Jo Wilson, Doris Robertson.
Fifth Grade: Don Beck, John Lav-
ender. Billye Jean Lewis, Helen
Heart!, Daniel Morgan.
Sixth Grade: Betsy Ball.
Seven X: Billy Hill, Mary Lois De-
Moss, Jane Gholson. Betty Jean Pry-
or. Jane Nichols, Geradine Wilhoit.
Seven Y: Bementa Beck, Patsy
Campbell, Bobbie Deskin, Betty Lou
First Grade: Dale Jones. Bob
Knox, Danny Powell, Charles Sander,
Rita Mae Estill. Juanita Hoggins,
La Rue Holder. Beth Hull. Vera Wil-
liams. Yvette Robinson, Shirley Rid-
dle, Patsy Pryor, Ann Prideaux, Bon-
nie Mae Pickard, Earlene Pearston,
Jimmie Newsom, Mary Joyce Ma-
lone, Peggy Ruth Jeter, Jack Harris-
Second Grade- Warren Robertson,
Martha Evelyn Welty.
Third and Fourth Grades: Gene
Lyon, Dean Burton, Powell Goodwin.
Fourth Grade: Dorothy Heard, Bob
LewW, Bobby McDaniel, Halley Paul
aod- Jim rate WatuL..-P.bglta Rowlett
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For the past week the science
classes have been studying the sound
producing instruments which we use
for communication and enjoymen*.
One day we studied the principle of
the telegraph and how it is used;
we even tried to decipher messages
sent in Morse code. The telephone
set us to thinking and when we got
to radio, our minds were buzzing.
Our goal in the study of radio is
to build a complete radio receiving
set that will work. This will re-
quire a complete mastery of the sub-
ject and will be something of which
to be very proud.
Civics Students Study Democracy
After having definitely in our
minds what democracy is, the civics
students studied the democratic be-
ginnings of America and carried the
study of democratic ideals up to the
present day. We learned that the
Western movement and the Indus-
trial revolution somewhat changed
our democratic government and its
ideals. The third parties, we learn-
ed. were tendencies to reform.
Tuesday, we engaged in a three
weeks test and most of us came
through with flying colors. These
papers were corrected in class Thurs-
Proportion and proportional line
segments are the new topics follow-
ing the locus in plane geometry.
This chapter is based mainly on the
math course studied last year, al-
gebra. A proportion is an equation
composed of two ratios. It requires
four quantities which are called
terms to form a proportion. The
second and third terms are called
the means and the first and fourth
terms are called the extremes.
Last Wednesday, the students of
chemistry journeyed to Wichita Falls
to see John S. Sloan present the
mysteries of liquid air. The exhi-
bition wasi presented in the Hardin
Junior college auditorium.
Air is liquified at 272 degrees be-
low zero on the centigrade thermo-
meter. Liquid air has very little
moisture in it and intensive heat
may be created with this dry liquid.
These are a very few of the dem-
onstrations given by the scientist,
John S. Sloan.
The students that attended the
lecture and demonstration were Mat-
tie Sutherland, Evelyn Wilson, Bev-
erly Lane, Lavenia Crawford. Eileen
Davis, Roy Patterson and Kenneth
Machine Age Studied
The beginning of the machine age
and agriculture started with violence
on the pant of the farmer. This
was the reaction of the farmer to
the changes brought on by the ma-
chine age. The markets were flood-
ed with farm products and conse-
quently prices were low and the
farmers were in debt. As a result
of this discontent movement, known
as the Granger Movement, was starti
ed to help the farmer. After 1930
this movement began to decline. Nex
came the populist movement and thi
!;veryfe became a littl/"nervous^' our^'W Mo^frip' "roifs^rmiri d. *f?very - j
V English News
Th< students of English II classes
sentences the past few days. Agree-
ment of pronouns and antecedents
was studied with the rule, “A pro-
noun agrees with its antecedent in
number, person and gender in our
minds.” The six tenses and the three
moods were studied. This seems to
__ ry Jimmyn "sever, vlncjent Stine,
one of us has’ been waiting for it. j Lynn Rose.
We missed the soda jerker while Fifth Grade: Thomas Hardegree,
! Francis Ann Hill, Marie Pryor, John-
ny Ray Nichols.
have studied the use of verbs and he was out of school. (E. L. P.).
pronouns in compound and complex Flash!
Where did all the freshman girls
get their rings and pens?
P. S. was visited by those Olney
bo vs again Sunday night.
P. H. and E. S. B. are eager
for the day before Easter to arrive.
M. J. D. can’t find another book
Sixth Grade: Joyce Pickard, Mar-
garet Whitehead, Jimmy Lyon, L. J-
Seven X: Jimmy Roberts.
Seven Y: June Clark, Natalie
Goodwin, Augusta Tillery, Bennie Jo
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