The College Star (San Marcos, Tex.), Vol. 23, No. 2, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 1, 1930 Page: 3 of 4
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lednesday, October 1, 1930
?he Vessel’s good friend L. A
)per, the cheerful cherub wh
is a baker shop on North Aus
for a living and toots the barf
|e horn melodiously in the co
fe band and writes the “Odds anj
Ids” column in the San Marcol
mrd for diversion, and is n
bted to be the highest salariei
libe on that paper as well as th!
|y San Marcos poet who ha|
[ch dough to roll—well, L.
5per asks recently, “Why doe;
average man who hesitates t<
1st others, invariably get confi-
litial with his barber.”
Eighty easy, the Vessel should
r, even with his limited exper-
pe with barbers. What made the
lb love Mary so ? Why, Mary
led the lamb, you know; and
fugh the poem does not say it
so many words, it’s easy to infer
|t Mary did the loving first, made
advances, as all the barbers
Vessel has ever had and de-
l's with have done. Now, one
pd turn deserves another, as
Irybody admits, or as Artemus
|rd used to soy, “You’ve scratcht
back, I’ll scratch yours.” Hence
flow of confidence inquired
|)ut, nicht wahr?
Short, Short, Short, Story.
)nce upon a time a young man
in love with a beautiful maid-
He wooed her faithfully and
finally broke down and admit-
that she had loved him from
first moment of their long
Irtship. So he murmured, “As
fn as I make my first million—”.
set himself to work, applied
[lself diligently and consistently,
before he hardly knew what it
all about he had a million,
|ked away in the savings bank,
m he went to the girls’ home
1, contrary to popular belief, she
lS waiting there for him. He
|ied her apron strings and led
to the altar in the' little of-
| of the justice of the peace,
it night they boarded a choo-
J>o heading way out west. As
fy stood on the brink of the
md Canyon, he kidded her—“re-
lds me of you, so grand, so mag-
Why doesn’t she look this way?
She did, dark eyes flashing danger-
I fear my own responded
To the challenge I detected there
Who knows ?
I may see her a few days more,
And then she will be gone,
And another chance will be lost.
Bull, according to Webster, that
peer of men—the only one who has
ever had the last word—is the male
of any species of the genius Bos.
Mr. Webster defined the word very
concisely, but since that worthy
man’s time, the meaning of the
word has increased ad infinitum.
In the good old days there was a
limited number of ways to define
the word, but at present a bull
may be described by almost any
prefix or adjective that comes to
mind. It may be described as
were the rats in the “Pied Piper”,
or with all the gusto and variety
employed by Sam Clemens in his
most vivacious moments.
To show the extensive use of the
word a few of the better known
bulls will be led forward and dis-
played. There are bull fights, and
fight-buller’s, market bulls, and
marketed bulls; papal bulls, Irish
bulls, and bulletins; Bull bats, bull
wheels, bull snakes, bull frogs, etc.;
bull baiters, bull slingers, bull ses-
sions, and bullets; John Bull, Sit-
ting Bull, and Bull Run.....not
to mention the line of “bulloney”
frequently resorted to by students
and professors alike.
ARE GETTING READY
The various girls’ literary soci-
ps all spent the last week in or-
jiizing and in getting prepared
the coming session. The foi-
ling are the results from the
phe Shakespeare Literary Soci-
J, the oldest on the hill, was or-
pized in 1902, and is composed,
the main, of San Marcos girls,
participated in many notable ac-
|ties during the past year, and
is many activities for the fu-
3, having already honored pros-
|tive members with a tea at the
imberlain home, at which were
Isent: Betsy Hofheinz, Myra
It, Edith Cartwright, Martha
lie, Cleo Ward, Florence Brown,
ry Merle Cliett, Alice Storts,
lice Keel, Kathryn Slaughter,'
Is Sparkman, Eleanor Wall,
rgarite Harper, Mrs. H. Grady
rlan, Sue Taylor, Mrs. Laura
Ike, Anna Beth Swancoat, Hel-
1 Hofheinz, Floy Allen, Eleanor
flee, Ruth Joiner, Elba Sue Rob-
, Marjorie Bruce, Geraldine
Lmberlain, Mary Elizabeth Rich-
Is, Leary Garner, Rosadell Vest,
Inces Smith, Marian Straham,
Ima Eastwood, and Hazel Ward.
Jhe officers elected for this year
Eleanor Parke, president;
^el Ward, vice-president; Ruth
ler, secretary-treasurer, with
Laura Parke and Miss Sue
plor as sponsors.
[he Idyllic Literary Society en-
pined twenty-eight guests with
aridge party Thursday after-
|n at the home of Charlotte
lliams. The home was beauti-
|y decorated in the club’s col-
green and white. There was
3ed on each card table a small
containing white flowers,
|ch was given to the person cut-
the highest card at her table,
high score prize was won by
Ith Cartwright. After refresh-
jits carrying out the green and
|te color scheme, were served,
guests were taken to their
|ies by the members of the So-
|n Friday afternoon September
i, the members of the Philo-
lian Literary Society who had
Jrned for this term met for the
lose of completing election of
eers and discussing plans for
| year. As a result of the elec-
of last spring and Friday af-
koon, the officers were filled as
pws: President, Lois Gabriel;
^-president, Hester Doyle; sec-
Iry, Elaine Smith; treasurer,
la Earle Reardon; and Star re-
fer, Lillian Tuttle. Before the
Iting adjourned, several artic-
I of the society’s constitution
were discussed, some new rules
were announced, and plans for the
election of new members were
The spirit of friendliness and
congeniality prevailed Friday af-
ternoon when the members of the
Philosophian Literary Society with
their sponsor, Miss Rider, and their
invited guests gathered around a
bonfire at Camp Rio Vista. Each
person was equipped with a long
fork and was expected to roast
her own weenies, broil her own
bacon, and toast her own marsh-
mallows. There were great sup-
plies of buns, pickles, mustard,
potato chips, and bananas to ac-
company the weenies, bacon, and
marshmallow. The chilling wind
and damp ground only made the
bonfire more inviting and cheerful.
The Allie Evans
The Allie Evans Society is the
youngest on the hill and, like all
young things, has attracted much
attention. Its purpose is to fos-
ter a spirit of friendship on the
campus, to acquaint the members
with Texas lore and legend, and
to promote ideals of literary cul-
Among its reminiscences are the
annual week end trips to Wimber-
ley, the entertaining of the Harris-
Blairs, and a trip to San Antonio
as the guest of Colonel Castle. Its
activities for this term are a hike
and weenie roast, and a party hav-
ing as its guests a number of new
Due to the absence of the presi-
dent elected in the spring term,
a new president has been elected,
namely, Dolores Ebert. Other of-
ficers are: Loise Watson, secreatry,
and Ellen B. Traylor, treasurer. The
other officers will be filled at the
next business meeting of the club.
With the prospective members in
view, the club is looking forward to
a very successful year.
Allie Evans Hike
Just as the last rays of the set-
ting sun were casting the shadows
of our Alma Mater across the
landscape Thursday evening, a
sound of voices was heard descend-
ing from the hills at the head of the
river. This gay aria was none
other than that of the Allie Evans
girls and their guests returning
from a hike.
And what a hike! After climb-
ing up the stony paths which me-
ander among the profusion of
bushes and cactus, everyone was
anxiously awaiting his sip of crys-
tal clear nectar from the thermos
jug. After the freshmen among
the crowd had a blazing fire kindl-
ed, and the sophomores were wiping
the lemon juice out of their eyes,
everyone was ready to replenish
herself from the deliciously filled
plates. Acquaintance games and
songs completed the program, and
everyone agreed she had never had
a better time on a hike.
The Shakespeare society enter-
tained Saturday afternoon, Sep-
tember 27, with a bridge party at'
the home of Mrs. Laura Parke on
San Antonio street. The club’s
colors of purple and gold were clev-
erly carried out in the decorations;
purple and gold zinnias, goldenrod
and jack beans. High score was
won by Mary Elizabeth Richards,
who was presented with a lovely
purple and gold powder jar. A
salad course was served to the fol-
lowing: Edith Cartwright, Betsy
Hofheinz, Martha Kyle, Cleo Ward,
Myra Lott, Mary Merle Cliett,
Alice Storts, Grace Keel, Kathryn
Slaughter, Eleanor Wall, Helen
Nichols, Lois Sparkman, Marguer-
ite Harper, Bessie Downing, Ani-
ta Heckle, Ethel Guthrie, Helen
Hofheinz, Ruth Lewis, Julia Belle
Graham, Mrs. Laura Parke, Sue
Taylor, Mildred Smith, Eleanor
Parke, Floy Allen, Rosadell Vest,
Ruth Joiner, Elva Sue Roberts,
I^arjorie Bruce, Geraldine Cham-
berlin, M^ary Elizabeth Richards,
Hazel Ward, Learey Garner, Fran-
ces Smith, Velma Eastwood, and
ORGANIZES FOR THE YEAR
The Mendelssohn held its organ-
ization meeting Friday afternoon
at 3:00 o’clock, with Miss Butler
as director, Mrs. Parke accompan-
ist, and thirty members present,
t’he club is looking forward to a
successful season and is still open
to new members. Interested stu-
dents should confer at once with
Miss Butler in M 204.
THE FRIENDLY HOUSE MEETS
The girls of the Sevey House
and annex held a joint meeting
last Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.
m., with the following program:
Violin solo..Margaret McClintock
Accompanist, Cleo Stuart
Responsibility of the College Girl
Responsibility of a Chaperone
...................................... Mrs. Tout
Responsibility of a House Mother
———........................... Mrs. Sevey
A Girl’s Part in Extra-Curricu-
lar Activities—Zelma Rhea
Brown and Lillie Robinson
In the short business session that
followed and was presided over by
Lillie Robinson, the girls voted to
call the joint houses “The Friendly
House” and to meet regularly once
a month. Misses Collins and John-
son were elected house representa-
C. O. Britt, Superintendent of
Schoos at Round Rock, was a
pleasont visitor on the campus last
Saturday, and met with the Ex-
ecutive Committee of the Ex-Stu-
dents Association of which he is a
member, as well as visited with his
two children who are in school
PATRONIZE THE STAR AD-
According to Mr. Nelson, the house
will be completed this week and
ready for use next week.
H. H. Hutto, Superintendent of
Schools at Harlandale, San An-
tonio, was on the compus Satur-
day in the interests of the Ex-Stu-
dents Association of which he is
STAR RECEIVES THIRD
The College Star has received its
award, which consists of a certifi-
cate giving it a third class rating,
or high average, from the National
Scholastic Press association. This
honor was won by the merits of
copies of The Star submitted to
them for approval last April.
upperclasswomeni. The purpose!
of this movement is to foster a|
feeling of better understanding!
and friendship among the fresh-
men and the upperclassmen. La-
ter, there will be a Junior Cabinet!
organized out of this group tojj
work with the Senior cabinet in!
Another entertainment furnish-!
ed by the YWCA was a Fall Re-1
treat at Wimberley last weekend.!
Upon this retreat they discussed!
and planned the possibilities of al
meaningful year on our campus.l
The officers elected for this year!
are: Reed Brantley, president;!
Paula Roitsch, vice-president; Lois|
GIVE BRIDGE PARTY!
watch for posters and announce-
ments on the bulletin boards.
The “Acquaintance Teas” given
by the Y last week have added a
large list of new acquaintances to
the old Y girls, as well as fostered
a more friendly attitude among the
girls on the campus. Let us try
to remember everybody we meet
and have a friendly greeting ready
at all times.
The “big and little sister” move-
ment is also under way, and many
of the little sisters are anxious to
know what their big sister looks
like. All big sisters who have not
called on your little sisters should
do so as soon as possible, for they
may be needing your aid. Any
freshmen girls not having a big
sister and desiring one, may re
port to Miss Hornung, Adeline
Luedecke, or Majorie Perrin.
Misses Ola May, Marguerite
Adams and Merilyn Crawford visi
ted friends in Austin Sunday.
Miss Bobbie Whittington went
to Seguin for the week-end.
PATRONIZE THE STAR AD-
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