The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 52, No. 62, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 11, 1943 Page: 2 of 6
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El Ssno (OklaJ Eauj Trices
Weed’s Big LvrOit:
The Little Foxt;-’
The El Reno Highschool Boomer
iuesd&y, May u, two |
J-S Banquet Will Be
A WEEKLY ACCOUNT OK SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
EL BENO HIGHSCHOOL. MAY II. 1M3
PUBLISHED IN INTEREST OF SCHOOL SPIRIT
Published by the Creative Writing
ClSM, Under Supervision Of
Mia* Josephine llodnrtt
MARGARET DITTMER, Editor
Assistant. Editor—Ethel Rugg.
Sport Writer—Walter Knublock.
Copy Readers- Mnry LaVonne
Bourne, Florlan Walker, Jennelle
Feature Writers—Jackie Wlilnery,
Typists—Birdie Little, Pauline
Reporters—Jim Little, Phyllis
Palmer. Beatrice Porter. Betty Jan-
ice Green, Betty Jean Powell,
James Clark, Oeorge Christian.
Bobby Lee Morrison, Bonnie Self-
BUT TIME ALWAYS
Four years of highschool life
have passed for the seniors of
1943 These students are enter-
ing the last week of school In
their alma mntef.
As seniors walk through the halls
this last week many of them are
thinking of Incidents that happened
bark In the winter of 1940 All
of them remember the blight sunny
morning in 1939 when they first
enroled In El Reno highschool. At
that time the seniors of 1943
wondered If they ever would find
their way about In the huge build-
ing called the highschool.
Already seniors are thinking of
the teachers they have known in
El Reno highschool. Former stu-
dents and graduates pass through
the minds of the grnduat.es as
they notice, more than ever, the
class pictures in the halls.
In 1941 something happened
which the seniors know has chang-
ed the events of their lives. The
United States was attacked by
Japan. During the next week the
seniors listened to the declarations
of war against the aggressor nat-
ions. There are memories of boys
who left their books for bayonets.
There will always be memories of
their senior year and the all-out
However, time does not move
backward but forward. The seniors
today face the future with some
fear, some bewilderment, and much
courage. The great majority of
senior boys will Join the armed
forces during the summer. Many
of the girls have made applica-
tion at defense plants and airplane
The seniors realize that personal
plans before the war now must
lie subordinated to the great tusk
of winning the struggle and win-
ning the peace that follows.
Many changes are due on the
earth In the next few years, and
we must exert our strength and
our Influence for what we believe
to be the best for mankind. We
do not believe that any generation
has been culled upon to do more
serious thinking than ours.
We. the youth of this nation,
are not confused about what we
want. We want honest work, dec-
ency. and later on marriage, home,
and; n family. Ves, we want inter-
HAVE MUCH TO REMEMBER
Remember the thrill you got the
first day you sat In the renter sec-
tion of the auditorium? That made
you really a senior. How you laugh-
ed and poked fun at the little green
freshmen! They do seem to get
greener every year, don't they?
Remember last Thanksgiving
when you realized you were seeing
the last football game of your high-
Remember when some of the boys
took tests for the army and navy?
This made you realize you were
Remember the day you picked out
the commencement announcements,
and the funny feeling you had when
your homeroom teacher put that
silly looking cap on you?
But If Predictions
Come True, Such Are
BV JEANELLE DANIELS
Several Bits of Advice
The seniors of 1943 are leaving
pi Reno highschool wise scholars
i they hopei.
After studying and working hard
for four years, and, aa thane wh*
feel they are entitled to certain
Well, I was sitting In mv Inborn- priviie(les. they offer U» the under-
tory when the mailman, .1 D Ro- C]assmM1 these bits of atNiee.
land, arrived with a letter po"t- Tq (hf> Burr haircuts are a
marked "El Reno " I was rather „must„ jn E H a a)ong wlth bas-
stirprlsed: but it said, "The class kefbal, nnd footba,i
of 1943 is holdlnR a class re- j ...I™,™, iw
, ,e mas v,,., urn mr- To the girls: The sloppy joes
union Oct 15. ,96n( are the most popular creations and
dlully invited to attend. I naturfllly thP saddl, shoes are a
I was further surprised when I ; pftrt of a 8tyllsh Karb
saw that It was signed Jack Rob- ^ To (be classes as a whole: Just a
Iyer, president of the alumni as- | remjnder—If thou wouldst get along
soclatlon So he finally learned ] w)th prjnPipa) Walter P. Marsh,
to write! | don't chew gum.
Handy for foxhole digging is
IBM German entrenching tool
fountfT^ Sergt. Stuart Balcli of
MiddJevlUe N. Y after Nazia
retreated in Tunisia.
I decided to compare letters
with some other '43ers. I called
Lenore Rupp, that cute little red-
headed hat check girl, and found
thnt she had an Invitation. Well,
you know Lenore. After a brief ] than before.
I conversation of about four hours,
I we decided to take the same plane
for El Reno.
Then I wondered If anyone else
was going, so I sat down at the
telephone and started calling.
Ruth Blrlew couldn't make It
because she hud no one to look
after her millionaire boy friend.
Mary La Vonne Bourne's business
manager, Walter Thompson,
wouldn’t let her leave the play
"I Got My Man at Last" or "The
End of the Race.” which has been
running two years on Broadway.
Well, I finished packing, wrote
a note to our courteous milkman,
Jewel Hlckerson, and rushed to the
elevator. There, holding the door,
was a fellow who has had his ups
and downs. In fact this is the
third consecutive year Bob Mod-
rail has been chosen the worst
elevator boy in town.
I shall never forget my dash
to the airport To make It worse,
the taxi driver was Perry Moore.
He had a little trouble with the
policeman. "Toar" Brown, but when
"Toar" found out why we were
in such a hurry, he let us go.
At the airport, we saw a large
crowd around two fellows engaged
in mortal combat. Nothing serious,
Just Harry Ward and Richard I*-
mon fighting to see who would
help the glamorous hostess, Lillian
Jemlgan, Into the plane.
Neither one got the chance. A
portly <yes, portly) gentleman
stepped from the crowd nnd offer-
ed her his arm with a flourish.
It was Bobby Morrison, victorious
in the presidential campaign for
1956-60-64. The five underfed cab-
inet members accompanying our
dearly beloved president were Cal-
vin St rate, George Svanas, Wal-
ter K noblock. Hugh Wilson nnd
Everyone on the plane had the
same destination—EH Reno— and
we old classmates enjoyed being
together. Lillian had a little
trouble with airsick Harry Gar-
rett and James Clark. The last
few years had slowed them down
a bit. There never was any future
in selling vacuum cleaners.
Betty Moore Dennis was able to
give us plenty of information
about home folk.
Mary Helen Match's time is
divided between her husband aud
horses, with the latter probably
having a slight advantage.
Lucille Davis. Pearl Royce. Shir-
ley Mann and Wanda Ellison are
devoting their time to denning up
El Reno. You'll find them at tubs
Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 in Billy Cargo's
Florlan Walker Is now writing
poetry. Her latest and most popular
is "Sea Sickness While on a
Betty Ann Bywater’s latest fash-
ion creation is a darling $21.50
outfit for a mouse, size 2.
Juanita Corlee is still working
Senator Jeanne Allison, elected
on a platform for fewer patrol
cars, and the honorable Richard
Carter, now custodian for the
White House, are really enjoying
the city of Washington.
Warren Davis is now the proud
owner of a funeral home. It Is
rumored that he and Dr. Gene
Hall have a secret agreement.
George Christian now lias a chain
of drug stores. Bob Isaac is his
pharmacist. This undoubtedly ex-
plains the recent death rate.
Leslie Roblyer was dismissed as
highschool chemistry teacher be-
cause. as he was perfecting his
latest formula for a new explosive,
an explosion occurred, taking away
part of the building. Of course
Leslie is unhurt.
Maurice Anderson is still trying
to perfect a rocket to Mars. He
says it's In the Interest of science,
but It is rumored that he is trying
to escape his wife. Beth Brown.
Reese Thompson is winning wide
acclaim for pitching five no-hit,
no-run games in a row. Reese
says it is because he always looks
cross-eyed when he throws the
Bill Hutson has Just returned
from Africa from a goodwill mis-
sion-to- the -Zoooir- natives Harry
Cox served as his interpreter.
Tradition demands that the
school continue pep assemblies with
vigor and pep next year.
And this must be your aim—to
do more to aid the war effort even
Fine Arts Department
Will Have Vacancies
Many graduating senior students
have been active in fine arts this
year, and it will be difficult for
the coming classes to "fill their
shoes" or the gap they will leave.
In the vocal music deportment,
which is under the direction of
Mrs Sanford Bnbr-ook. many senior
girls and boys have served the
school and community as soloists,
and in groups have presented
numbers for various occasions. This
department has presented many
fine programs this year, among
which were the Christmas concert,
the Easter music, and a spring
concert They sang with the band
on the coronation concert. Out-
standing vocal music students are
Betty Jean Jackson, Charlotte Lin-
ville, Mary Helen Marsh. Luella
Palmer, Betty Rukes Miller, Betty
Jean Hardwick, Mike Crowley,
Severn Estes, Warren Davis and
Two senior girls, Ethel Rugg
and Elizabeth Johnson, have ser-
ved the department as piano solo-
ists and accompanists.
In instrumental music, under the
direction of Ieo C. Murray, sev-
eral students have made places
which will be hard to fill. Some
of these seniors are Kenneth
Proctor, Jim Little. Bob Modrall,
Victor Cash. Carl Little. James
Taylor. Altnlene Winters, and Don
Mitchell, now In the navy.
Tn the dramatics department are
many senior students who have
been active in presenting plays and
skits and In giving orations, speech-
es and readings. Some of these
students are Mary LaVonne Bourne,
Jennelle Daniels, Bobby Lee Mor-
rison. Dick Poole, who no longer
attends this school. Richard Carter,
now attending college. Leslie Rob-
lyer. Mary Lou Greene. Put Arm-
strong. Mnry Helen Marsh, Betty
Jenn Jackson, J. D. Roland. Wal-
ter Thompson. Max Clark and
The art department has many
outstanding senior .■jtudeii^v Under
supervision ,iif John Wal- -
drip the rlepnrtnTenf '
in arranging scenery and bark-
ground for plays, operettas, con-
certs. coronations, skits and many
assemblies requiring special ets.
Prominent art students are
Wayne Thompson. Dale Whlnery,
Phyllis Pnlmer. Jim Little, Dorthn
Ellerd, Betty Ann Bywater, BUI
Jerman. Severn EStes. Martha Mc-
Quown. Zelnia Hubbard and Mar-
because of a broken
Kenneth Quimby, now principal
of the highschool, had to be taken
to the hospital because he was
overcome by the odors from Mar-
garet Dlttmer's cooking classes. He
doesn't mind because Jean Hyland
Is his nurse.
Martha Dean McQuown is blow-
ing bubbles for Margie Perkins,
the world's most famous bubble
All of a sudden, we were jolted
out of our seats when the plane
sat down with a big thud. When
we finally got out of the wreck-
age, we understood the cause of
the crash. Our pilot was Billy
From across the field, we were
startled to see a man coming
toward us. yelling. "Get out of
my wheat field." It was Kenneth
Taylor. Of course he didn't mind
it after he saw who we were. He’S
only suing the airline company for
a half million dollars.
We asked him about the reunion,
and we saw a puzzled look on his
face. He asked "What reunion?”
We showed him our letters, and
a slow grin came over his face.
"Well, no wonder. It’s signed
by Jack Roblyer. He Just got back
from an Institution for mental
cases and Isn't responsible for any-
thing he does.”
If any of. these pradistJau cam*
true, It will be purely rntnrlden-
Four Are Candidates
For President Of
Students of El Reno htghsehool
have nominated Walter Hair.
George Cullers. Vernon McOMey
and Leon Smith for the office of
president of the students' associa-
tion for next year
The election committee of the as-
sociation designated Wednesday.
Thursday and Friday of last week
as the nominating period for next
year’s class officers and students’
Only seniors are eligible for the
office of student president. Thus
all nominations for this office came
from this year’s Junior class.
Noble Hartman is unopposed on
the slate for vice president of the
association Louise Leonard and
Lois Williams have been nominated
for secretary of the association
Songs of Untied Nations
Presented in Assembly
"United Nations," a music pro-
gram by Mm. Sanford Babcock's
first-hour choral ctoto. was pre-
sented In assembly last Friday
The program consisted of songs
of the united nations. The first
number was Russian. "None But.
the lonely Heart," by Tschaikow-
A folk song from England. "Annie
Laurie," was sung.
"Song of India." by Rimsky-
Korsakov. was played on the cello
by Mrs. J. Z. Powell for the orien-
tal contribution to the program.
Ruth Hodges accompanied Mrs.
Mary Helen Marsh sang a South
American number, "Siboney."
"Carmena," by Wilson was pre-
sented by an octet.
Charlotte Linville sang a SpanlRh
American songs sung by the
Made by Class
BY PAT ARMSTRONG
Being of sound mind < ?> and
reason, we. the members of the sen-
ior class of El Reno highschool tn
1943. do hereby grant and will the
following to our underclassmen:
Pencils Are Donated
To Red Cress Canteen
In answer to a ratt from the
Red Cross canteen, the student
body and various organisations of
the highschool sent pencils to
the canteen last week for the
use of service men who come
through El Rno.
Students rummaged through their
lockers and found old pencils which
...... ... , group Included "Sylvia," by Oley
Wllbur Sttee has ^opposition for , gparlts „WhPn ^
Katcher. and “Choral Fantasia,"
by Irving Berlin.
Accompanists for the assembly
were Elizabeth Johnson and Ethel
Seniors of ’43
the office of treasurer.
Constance Poor is the only can-
didate for the office of president of
the senior class. Jimmy Elenburr
has been nominated for vice presi-
dent of the seniors and Oeorgann
Outh is a candidate for secretary
of the class.
Victor Dubbersteln and Lovellc
Porterfield arp candidates for the
presidency of the Junior class. Dale
Fuller and Ruth Hodges have been Sept. 17 is the birthday of Ruth
nominated for the office of vice Kostruha. who was born in Orand
president. Fern Roblyer, Phyllss Haven, Mich.
Murray and Ruth Blanton are run- Ruth belongs to the F H O.
nlng for secretary of the juniors and plans to receive a home eco-
Betty Burke Beckley and Bonnie nomlcs diploma.
Roblyer will campaign for the of- She has brown hair anil blue
flee of treasurer of the class. eyes, and collecting United States
Next year's sophomores have nom- stamps Is her hobby
lnated Doris Leach and Mary Lti Her favorites include the fol-
Blalr for president. Wanda June lowing:
and Bonnie McRae are seeking the Flower, rose; sport, basketball;
magazine. Life; subject, arithme-
tic; and color, blue.
vice presidency. Nadine Koerner
Wanda Simmons and Mary Frances
Fink are candidates for secretary of
the sophomores. Barbara Larson To be a navy pilot is the am-
end Carllon Booth are running for bjtion of Harry Cox. who was
thg office of treasurer of the sopho ho,.,, in Hydro on May 31.
more class. He is receiving an industrial
The election committee, consist- art8 diploma.
Ing-of Bob Moral son, George Cul- "Fuzzy's" favorites include the
lers, George Svanas, Mary Jane following:
Waldron and Noble Hartman, voted Subject, aeronautics; sport,
to call a special election for the of- swimming; color, brown; flower,
flee of treasurer of the sentor class roae; „nd book. "I Wanted Wings."
since there are no candidates for
In order to be eligible for office
a student must have made satisfac-
tory marks in 70 percent of his
school work for three semesters
prior to his election.
STILLWATER. May 11 — 'Spe-
cial i—The belief that wi.eat '.a-
not be successfully stored in Okla-
homa over long periods of time
appears to have been fairly well
exploded by recent experience
wheat stored on farms and in
vacant buildings, entomologists at
Oklahoma A and M. college be-
lieve. Wheat which has been prop-
erly fumigated has remained in
good condition, they report.
When it appeared In 1940 that
started by tne Oklahoma agricul-
tural experiment station to deter-
mine the best methods and mater-
ials for preventing insect damage
under Oklahoma conditions Results
were published in 1941.
Fumigation with a 3-1 mixture
of ethylene diehloride and carbon
tetrachloride is recommended as a
result of these tests. Carbon disul-
phide may be used, but involves a
fire and explosion hazard. These
are war-critical materials but sup-
plies are available for grain fum-
Detailed instructions lor inspect-
ing bins and lor fumigating are
available iroitl county agents , ojr
writing the department of ety-
mology, Oklahoma A. anu in col-
Harry plane to Join the navy air
forces after graduation.
Secretary-treasurer of the F. H
O. and vice-president of the L. L.
T. are the offices held by Pearl
Eleen Royse, who was born on
Her favorites include:
Subject. homemaking; flower,
rose: magaz.lne, Farmer’s Wife;
and book. “Miss Bishop"
Pearl Eleen Is receiving a home-
"Never explain. Your friends
don’t need It and your enemies
won't believe you anyway.” is the
favorite quotation of Kay Moon,
a new member of the senior class.
Kay has dark brown hair and
habel eyes. Mar. 9 Is the day she
celebrates her birthday.
After several changes In schools,
Tonkawa being the last attended,
Jtfay ramp: to, S. H. 8.
Book. "King’s Row;’’ color, green;
song, ’’I've Heard That Song Be-
fore;” and sport, dancing.
Kay plans to tour the states
Harry went native about five 1 tal.
This British seaman looks as
though he's waiting for a shave,
hut he's intent on grim busi-
ness—looking for lurking Nazi
■mKirmrn* mm -m -wen
chair" aboard a Royal Navy
Highschool News Pages
Place Second and Third
The El Reno Highschool Boomer,
school page printed In The El Reno
Dally Tribune, placed second in the
annual statewide journalism con-
test sponsored by the Oklahoma In-
terscholastic Press association.
El Reno High School Happenings,
the school page printed in The El
Reno American, placed third.
The two El Reno highschool school
pages were entered in the news de-
partment class for papers that are
printed as part of local newspapers.
Top honor in this class was won by
Chtckasha highschool with Its pub-
lication. Prairie Schooner.
The highschool and junior college
yearbook. The Boomer-Collegian,
will be entered tn the contest for
HATCHES EGGS IN DESK
SANTA MONICA Calif. (U.Rl—All
Fred Ziesmer. police radio dis-
patcher, needs to go Into the poul-
try business is a hen to lay him
the eggs. He discovered that the
lap drawer of his desk, on which
is stationed a radio transformer
and in which there is a ther-
mometer, always maintained a
temperature of 98 degrees. He
bought s dozen eggs, placed them
In the drawer and all of them
hatched but three.
Jeanelle Daniels wills her news- they turned In at the office. Sev-
writing ability to Kathryn Hurst. | eral hundred were collected this
Betty Ann By water wills her art is- w®y
tic ability to Lovelle Porterfield. The trade and Industry class,
Kenneth Tavlor wills his height j w,th C. L. McGill as Instructor,
to Bob Dozier, bought a box of 108 pencils.
Mary LaVonne Bourne wills lier The students’ association gave
talent as an actress to Martha 20* pencils. Noble Hartman, Kath-
Allce Marsh. erine Hurst and Vernon McOInlry
Leslie Roblyer leaves his leader- | charB,“ °f
ship abilities to Oeorge Cullers.
Margaret Dtttmer leaves her
willingness to work to Ijoul.se Leo-! ^at*n rlub under the sponsor-
If All Qualities
Traits for Ideal
Boy and Girl
the purchase of these
Earlier in the lear the Togati.
nard. * |
Pat Ward leaves her blond hair
to Pat Farley. (Don’t you think It
would be becoming?)
J. D. Roland wills his position on
the all-state football team to any-
one who can get It.
ship of Miss Frances Gossett, gave
pencils to the canteen.
Many El Reno Sons
Have Gone info War
Mary Jane Waldron _______
grades to Eleanor Yost Mnn? ™ "'no highschool
Jack Roblyer leaves his ability have gone from their alma mater
to play basketball to next year's bos-1 into the armed forces this school
Jackie Whinery leaves her blond
hair to Lois Williams.
Those who have gone down ta the
CatT Utile' "£ivw Marv Ann >a ,thls vear “ , . , f
Sam's navy are Bill Barry. J. L.
Barry, Donald Mitchell, Elmer Mil-
Shepherd to Vernon McGinley. If he
can wt her
Bob Morrison promises to leave nto^'
Senior boys of 1943 have man;
excellent qualities. The pei'fec
boy might hsve the following quail*
lies of these senior boys:
Carl Uttle’s wavy hair.
Bob Modrall’s eyes.
Calvin 8trate’s physique.
Clifton Michelaons enthusiasm.
Bobby Lee Morrison's leadership,
James Clark's neatness.
Jim Little’s electrical talent.
J. D. Roland’s humor.
Jack Roblyer's reserve
Harry Ward’s ability In track.
Kenneth Proctor's teeth.
Kenneth Quimby's friendliness.
Senior lasses of the El Reno high-
school also possess remarkable
traits and talents. The perfect girl,!
might have the following qualities'
of these senior girls:
Margaret Kamm's blond hair.
Charlotte Llnvllle's voice.
Lenore Rupp's pep.
Mnry Bourne's talent In drama-
Betty Jean Jackson's petlteness.
Leota Niles' disposition.
Mary Lou Greene's complexion.
Jeanne Allison's ease in conversa-
Florlan Walker's ability to write
sailors in Unde W ,
Margaret Ditimer s efficiency.
Elizabeth Johnson's smile.
the public address microphone-
Mary Lou Qreene leaves her pret-
ty eyes and hair to whoever gets
Gene Hall leaves his good grades
to Bob Davis.
Billy Jim Little leaves his size
to Mike Musgrove.
Ijenore Rupp leaves her pep to
anyone who needs It.
Godfrey, Jack Money, jff. E. Sum-
mers, Juniors; Darrel Lord. Weldon
Smith, sophomores; and Malvln Mc-
Those who have joined the army
are Herbert Bolinger, Charles Lewis,
seniors; David Morgan, a junior;
and Melvin Freeman, a freshman.
Boys from El Reno highschool who
have chosen the marines this year
are Billy Fllppen and Howard Qus-
JOBK AWAIT GRADUATES be
NEW YORK <U.R>—Jobs available
for graduate students have in- g
creased 500 percent since the start‘d''*
of the war. according to Miss Jose-, Vj.
phine Hammon. director of the
graduate division of Hunter col-*'*
lege's bureau of occupations. Per--
sonnel particularly in demand are *■(,
technicians and girls willing to / i
work "around the clock.”
The whole senior class leaves Mon- tafson. Juniors,
day night. Tommy Lee Peterson, a Junior, has
Tlte creative writing class leaves joined the air corps
as soon as this edition is printed. LeWjs Luttrell and Norman Sybert
have become members of the mer- i
Billy Gebhart, a senior, has pass-
ed the air corps test and will leave [
In the near future.
I Many senior boys who have passed
Annual Initiation banquet of the ^ >b. corps ^ arp thplr
National Honor society was held calls lo the serVice. a large num-
Monday evening In the homemaking ber of boys have made plans to Join
rooms of El Reno highschool.
After the banquet. Initiation cere-
monies were conducted for new
members In the music room.
Honor Society Conducts
Initiation After Banquet
Members Inducted Into the society
were Louise Leonard. Martha Alice
Marsh. Eleanor Yost. Constance
Poor. Ralph Macy, George Cullers,
Leon Smith and Walter Blair, in
addition to Richard Lemon and
Richard Carter, who were elected to
the navy. Others plan to enter the
army this summer.
Adelaide Officers Are
Named for Next Year
Adelante officers for next year,
elected last Thursday afternoon In j
Mrs. James M. Blair's room, are
___________________ _____________ Bonnie Roblyer, president; Lila [
membership earlier this year but Marie Corwin, vice president; Gloria
could not be Initiated previously Imboden. secretary; Glenn Harris,
because they had enroled In the treasurer; Clifteen Collins, assls-1
University of Oklahoma treasurer; and Nadine Koerner.,
Toast mis tress for the banquet P1®**801 chairman,
program was Mary Jane Waldron.
After the invocation by Miss
Other members on the program
committee are Ella Lou Bywater
Josephine Hodnett, Miss Waldron and Mary Kay Dyer. -J
UikW Sam hot picked you Out
To help him itop the foe.
Eveiy woi bond that you buy
Hitt 'em high and low.
If you haven't ready ca*h,
Sell itored and united things;
The coth you jet when put in bondt
Buys Uncle Sommy't wlngt.
DO IT NOW-
welcomed new members and Leon
' '8mlttiI ^ive "the response. -----------
Bobby Lee Morrison made a
humorous talk. "Sugar and Spice." |
A reading, "But The One on My
Right,” was given by Martha Alice
Speaker for the evening was Miss
Rose Witcher, highschool dean of
girls, who spoke on “The Scholar’s
Place in the World Today."
The program preceding the formal
Initiation consisted of a piano solo
by Ethel Rugg; "I Just Kissed Your
Picture Tonight," sung by a trio
composed of Betty Jean Jackson.
Charlotte Linville and Constance
Poor; a piano solo. "Rhapsody In
Blue,” by Leon Smith; and a vocal
solo, "Without a Song." by Richard
The Initiation ceremonies were
conducted by Miss Waldron, presi-
dent, assisted by Betty Jean Hard-
wick, Dortha Ellerd. Harry Cox,
Jeanne Allison, Rosllynne Frazier
and Intogene Hodgklnson.
Officers for the year In addition
to Miss Waldron, president, have
been Doris Jean Fllkins. vice presi-
dent. and Betty Jean Jackson, sec-
Other members of the National
Honor society are Leslie Roblyer. i
Mary LaVonne Bourne, Bobby Lee 1
Morrison. George Svanas, Jeanelle i
Daniels. Mary Lou Oreene, Mar- \
garet Dittmer, Elizabeth Johnson.
Charlotte Linville, Betty Moore Den- 1
nis, Betty Belle Casey, Marjorie
Perkins, Mary Helen Marsh and j
Ethel Rugg and Miss Josephine j
from lack of
Then try Lydia Pinkbamb nam-ooi
of the beet and quickest nome waye tn
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“Reports to Stockholders”
It is common practice in business to keep the
stockholders informed periodically as to the con-
dition of the company. The reasons for this are
plain: the stockholders are the owners of the
business and they have a right to lie kept posted
on matters of common interest. No one questions
this right or the soundness of the practice.
In various ways the same principle is applied
to public affairs. Here it is the public generally
and the voters particularly who are the "stock-
holders” of government in all its phases and act-
If it is sound and necessary to acquaint the
stockholders of a private business with the state
of its affairs at regular intervals it is vastly more
important that the public be kept informed as to
the conduct and condition of the public business.
This is especially true in matters of important
public trust and, in particular, where public funds
Among the most common but important forms of
official advertising in virtually all states are the
fiscal reports of school boards, city, county and
state treasurers, fiduciary -officers, and many
others. The Public Notice appearing in the news-
papers is the best means of making such in-
formation a matter of wide general record. The
mounting tax burden and the increasing demands
upon government make it more important than
ever that the statutory provisions for keeping the
public informed on public business, especially fi-
nances, be fully observed.
(Copyright, 1941—J. E. Pollard)
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Dyer, Ray J. The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 52, No. 62, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 11, 1943, newspaper, May 11, 1943; El Reno, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc924138/m1/2/: accessed April 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.