Campus Chat (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 8, 1918 Page: 1 of 4
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NORTH PEXAS STATE NORMAL COLLEGE. DENTON, TEXAS. AUGUSTS. ISIS
A. W. BLANTON
Wednesday evening !ul> I Ml
and .Mrs K. l>. (Ti Kile. assist- i»
members ihe i 'a *i>
gav v a rei ept i m .>1 ! heir honn* \
Normal Avenue. hom-ring .Mi-- '
ine Webb Blanton. l iie selling 1,1
the reception vva- on the *< ’i n
lawn, lighted by artist it .la ■ >e-
The gltesis Were dm !•> Mrs.
Cora M Marlin aiul c<*nd i Med t>
the receiving line, which included
Mr. and Mrs. E. D. ‘ riddle. Mi"
Edith L. Clark. Mi" Annie Weld*
Blanton, Miss Dorothy Hill and
Miss Edith L. Clark introduced
Miss Blanton, who expressed her
appreciation for the unselfish work
the people ol Denton and * t the
Normal < <iKege did i r her ele*
tion. She told of *» me thing.- t- i
which she -hall wofk a- Siat** Su
After Miss Blanton's r* n ark th«
rest ot the evening w,»- spent in
an informal social way. Delicious
punch was sorted by Misses Mildred
<.iit. ’1 b *» I Masters, Della Marie
(lark. Minnie I ec'*1 elWfti .mo
Rt«el>ud Vaughan n Mmes. H* m-
dexter. Mi Kay, i aimer and T. E.
THE COLLEGE FAVORITES
TO OE NO AVESTA STODENTS UNO
THIS SOMMER FACULTY HOLD
< Mi account of the <carcit\ of mu
dial, there will be ne Avesta this
untnier. The pictures of th« Kav-
ntes will appear in tins week’s is
sue of the Chat. Anyone desiring an
cxirn copy, please see business
managers. 5c per copy.
SCHEDULE OF PASSENGER
TRAINS LEAVING DENTON
Mill \\l WIMn.fc
V\\* \ 0.1 I ■
M. K. A T.
No. .128 leaves 6 s m., local, stops
at fort Worth.
No. 329, leaves 7:3U a. m., Fort
Worth, Hillsboro, Waco, Temple,
Nan Antonio, Galveston.
No. 321, leaves 12:40, noon, stops
at l-ort Worth.
No. 326, leaves t»:52 p. m. Fort
Worth, Hillsboro, Wacu, Austin,
r. a p.
No. 31, leaves
at hurt Worth.
■ * -» , ^
Wednesday morning a. « nap* 1
the Normal college and the citi/.ens
ot Denton lender* i their congratu-
lations to Miss Annie Webb Blau
ton. Mr. J. N. Raynor on behaU m
the city. . ongrntulated Miss Bla..
ton en her election. Mr. J. W. Pen
der. representing the faculty, sh v.
eii the ability **t Mi-s Blanton nm.
declared that th* r* was a vow
ment started to make Miss Blanton
“Governorette in the next tour «>i
six years. Mr. J. P. Floyd, one * i
2.500 alumni of t heCollege. «*x-
pressed his appreciation ot her
mentioning the i<‘gr**i ot the col
leg*- ami the alumni that -he is t<
leave the institution.
Dr. Bruce introduced Miss Blan
ton, w ho made one of her chnrac-
teristically conciae and splendi*!
addresses. At the close sh«‘ was
presented with a lovely bouquet "t
flowers and W . W. Cook, iepr»
■sitting the Seniors, gave her a
handsome vase. He -.ml thd th#>
desired the vase to find a place on
her desk in Austin.
In replying. Miss Blanton declar-
ed that the vase would certainly
find a place on her desk. I he . -e
and the pennant, which was the
gift of the “Degrees." will < <m-
stantly remind Miss Blanton of the
lov** and appreciation with which
all her students regard her.
m: k. a t.
On Tuesday night, July doth, a
large crowd **i Normal students
ami several members of tne (*ol-
lege faculty gathered in front of
the library building to celebrate
Miss Annie Webb Blanton’s recent
After many enthusiastic veils and
songs iht* “Ilegrees’’ led the crowd
around the campus and then down
to Miss Blantons residence on
West M u I berry. When Miss Blan-
ton returned Irom supper, she
found her yard filled with enthu-
Mr. Lackey representing the stu-
dent body and Dean Butler repre-
senting the College faculty, con-
giululated Miss Blanton on her
election as State Superintendent.
,n '•‘•plying. Miss Blanton said
that she appreciated the support
given her by the faculty and stu-
dents of the Normal college more
than an.v other thing.
Miss Eva V, Hatch, on behalf
"f the Degree students, presented
Miss Blanton with a large Normal
< o I lege pennant, saying that it was
given to her to hang in her office at
m., slops A"H,m* "ot for two v^ars only, hut
!• r four years.
Befor the crowd dispersed each
Jjg wh» given an i^rvrrLunity to
—* **TTT*hK »" mm nnmrotn'PfN -natly.
. r ■. *.
A LETTER FROM THE
brqthfr of the editor
If the registrar can have the re-
port cards filled out by Saturday a
notice will be posted on the bulletin
hoard Friday or Saturday morning
By this means you will know what
you have made on your summer’s
work and there will be a saving in
postage and time by sec uring these
reports before leaving. Sc* watch
the bulletin board.
( amp Allred V’ail, N. J.,
July SI, 19IH.
Deal* Hr*' her:
Where lo you think I am Well,
I an* a long long w.iv iroln home.
1 a to in N«*w Jet •> Wt reached
here Sunday, it took us three days
and night- to make the tiip, but it
was ' ertainlf a line- trip. It would
take pages to ell ill tha' 1 sat*.
V\ •• * ame through some noted
historical t' wne. For in stance, i
ame through the Alleghany moun-
tains, down through pai* ol Shenan-
doah valley and crossed Harper s
Kerry, passed through WWellington,
D. ( .. Bhiladelpf la. BahimoTt ami
erossod Missouri. Ohio, Mis .--ippi.
Potomac, Delaware. We went
through long tunm ls anu around
mountains, by mining distrn ts, but
landed finally a' .* little pile e call
ed Little Silver, where ( amp Alfred
Vail is loc ated
Thai camp is far the Signal * orp?
exclusively. W«* have a fine camp,
while our company has not a very
dee piece. We are in tents, six t<
An aw I ul lug rain came at sup-
per time and nearly all of us got
W< Signal corps men dress lik*
f! odors. We have the little Hickey
hat, spiral teggina, etc. W •• ar*
just one and a hall miles from the
coast. Think of being near enough
*o New York to make the round trip
for two dollars, forty cents!
I would not quit the army if I
l"l I u.i.i »
had a chanc e*. I like it You lould
tm drilling my squad.
I took my first lesson in t* gr
ph. today. Wi have to leai i the
li tei - h> the sound of the to ider.
I would g* up to New York next
Saturday if I knew that the amp
Bowie boys were still there.
I Hunk we will be here for hr«*e
months. My mind is in su* h a
furl I < an't colleet enough to rit*
Write no* e\e»v time you e! a
g *od ham *>, and tell when the
boys all are.
Hoping you ar*' well ami * ijoy-
mg life. I remain,
< PL. BARNIK L. BKADKOl li,
( o <i, 7 Depot B. N. S. ('., * amp
Alfred Vail. N. J.
COMMENCEMENT PROGF AM
No. :12b, leaves 9:18 a. m., Deni-
son, Muskogee, Kansas City, St.
No. 322, leaves 5:22 p m., Pilot
Point, V\ hitesboro, Denison and
No 324, leaves 8:08 p. m., All
heal points Denton to Denison.
No. 330, leaves 9:25 p. m., Deni-
son, M« Alester, Muskogee, Kansas
( ity and .St. Louis.
r. a p.
No. 32, leaves 11:50 a. m. Sher-
man, Bonham, Paris, Clarksville,
Dallas trams, all stops are made
from Dallas to Wichita Falls
No. 316, leaves Denton 6 P. M.
All stops are made from DeriLon
No. 315, leaves 10:55 A M.
J. A. BOSE, Ticket Agent
MEMBERS BASKET RAU
TEAM HAVE AN OUTINf
(a) < ome Dance With Me. Nea-
politan Folk Song.
(1*1 Dream and Snowflake Mo*
(< l It was a I .over anil His
(cl) Pippa's Bong.
Talk prior to delivery of * plo-
(a) The CJuiet Night T ana
(b) I he World Is Full of I au-
Those students who will not re-
turn to school next fall and who
wish to subscribe for the Campus
Chat, call at the desk ami leave
your names and addresses. Do this
before you leave or feu will be sor-
See Boyd’s cut Bowers, pot p mt*.
B. K. Kae, an old student of the
Normal College was e lec ted Coun-
ty Superintendent of Wise county
on July 27th. We feel that the
schools of Wise county will pro
fress rapidly under his administra-
tion and wish for him success in the
problems which he shall soon un-
•Saturday afternoon promptly
3:30 o'clock Miss Ozella Whitt
guard of the I9|K basket ball te
came to Denton in a Chalmers
and loaded it with six memben
• he same team, chaperoned
coa*h Harris and quickly moto
to her home in Valley View.
I he numberleaa things in
country served for an amussm*
Saturday night found the j*
eight viewing the pictures at
"Happy Hour" theatre. Sum
morning the partiotic eight asm
the Baptist choir. Monday 1
spent on an outing. The crowd r
several miles up flic beaut
stream at Gainesville in an
mens*- motor boat. Dinner was ea
on the banks of Red River, al
which the girls swam across
river for the sake of standing
Oklahoma soil. Of course ths
er is the boundary line, and nl
Oklahoma was reached the crc
explored a small bit of ground
see how It compared with Te
soil. The exploring eight erec
eight peculiar monuments nb
nigh water mark with the ho
of returning to see the same pli
late Monday afternoon this si
crowd consisting of Miaaas K
Owens, Anna Carlton, Nellis KJ
Patrick, Alice Bennott. Cecil Owi
Beulah A. Harms, and Utsie K
.ovelace reached Denton no
still able to eat peachaa that w
gathered from Miss White’s ss
L. G. Whitehorn was
i last Sunday.
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Campus Chat (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 8, 1918, newspaper, August 8, 1918; Denton, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth720078/m1/1/?q=%22%22~1: accessed July 5, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.