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Arlington Colt (Newspaper) - February 16, 1953, Arlington, Texas The Colt published by the journalism class of Arlington High school buy a ticket from a senior volume 22 Arlington High school Arlington Texas monday february 16, 1953 number to by Joalice Wolfe Between aches and groans As a result of the Junior senior Grid game i am attempting to write this column for this week. I know that i am not the Only player who has a few complaints about bruises. Anyway it was Worth All the Effort to win and raise the Money for the senior trip. Now that the excitement is Over the unusual football game has died Down every Junior and senior is turning his attention to March 13, the Date for the Junior senior banquet. The choir and future Farmers had representatives out of town Over the weekend for two meetings. Since the paper went to press before they returned we were unable to print the results of the meetings. However Friday we received a humorous bit of news from miss Ellis and her All state choir group. Wynell Brown Sara Kindred Stanley Cole Eddie Myers and she attended the All state choir meeting in Galveston. A Little confusion on room reservations prevented the group from getting the rooms they desired so they had to stand in line two hours to get other rooms. On top of that the rooms were Over crowded. In Houston Jerry Bentley Billy Randall Dale rash Pinky Eaton Kenny Everett and Sonny Thomas were there Friday and saturday for the Houston live Stock show. Jerry Billy and Dale judged livestock Friday and Pinky Kenny and Sonny judged Dairy cattle. It seems As if everything happened after we went to press. We were unable to print the results of the Valentine dance sweetheart also. But we congratulate the Winner of the four nominees Glenda Eckleman Barbara Horton Beth Hankins or Harriet Shotola. Four has majorettes Are going to enter a Baton twirling contest in Roosevelt Oklahoma february 27 and 28. Entering in the nationwide contest will be Shirley Hoffman Nancy Dunsworth Sara to Brothers and Bonny to Black. The girls Are looking Forward in bringing Back Superior ratings and 1st divisions. This will add More medals to their jackets they Hope. Even if they done twin any honors they will gain much from the experience and friends they will make. The seniors Are really hard at work raising Money for the end of the year activities. Besides the football game the seniors Are giving a Midnight show february 28 at the downtown theatre. Also there will be a dance before the show. Honor society adds sixteen sixteen new members of the Myrtle Lee Thornton chapter of the National Honor society were inducted february 12 in a colourful ceremony. The following were introduced As new members to the student body Clinton Arnold Beverly Balling Angela Brown Sara Brothers Patricia Dennis Terry Gregg Charlotte Harvey Iceland Hayes Patricia Jones Lay Klotz Burger Joyce Kniprath Pat Morrow Douglas Milburn Morris Nelson to Stephens and peaches Williams. The narrator of the program was Albert Ross tilt new president. Service leadership and scholarship were represented respectively by Jim Woodman Arthur Bird Pat Curry and Sarah Watkins. After the pledge the new members were Given their membership cards by or. Martin. Old members then pinned the new members pins on them. Miss Myrtle Lye Thornton was then introduced to the student body by Albert Ross. Miss Thornton told the new members that a new Honor had been bestowed upon them and unit new responsibilities were to be expected. She also said that opportunities will come with each new Day and that a student must keep his promises. The student body As Well As the old members did not know the new members until they were announced. Throughout the program music Arentt they beauties and they Are sweethearts too each of the four girls were chosen by their classes As nominees for the Valentine sweetheart. The sweetheart was announced at the Valentine dance saturday night. Pictured from left to right Are Glenda Eckleman senior Harriet Shotola Junior Barbara Horton Sophomore and Beth Hankins freshman. Classes choose four sweethearts for traditional Valentine dance or. Webb one of tin nos Spon was furnished by Bonny Black and sons gave the qualifications a Sec Honor society Page 4 student must attain before be coming a member. He informed the student body that a becoming a National Honor society member is the highest Scholastic Honor bestowed on a Glenda Eckleman Harriet Shotola Barbara Horton and Beth Hankins were elected As candidates for Valentine sweethearts of the dance saturday night. Each class Wras allowed one candidate to run for the Honor. Votes were cast by those people who attended the dance. Glenda Eckleman is a rather new addition to the senior class but everyone knows and likes her. Harriet Shotola moved to Arlington from Irving in december. She has already become a Loyal member of the Junior class. Barbara Horton moved to Arlington from Mineola nearly two years ago and so she is a firmly established Valentines attached to the end Sophomore. Beth Hankins selected for freshman representative is a Veteran of Arlington schools since Early Grade school Days. The gymnasium was decorated in red and White with Valentines of course As the theme. Or. The basketball goals were huge red hearts trimmed with paper doilies. Around the sides of the gymnasium red and White crepe paper was Strung with red hearts. From the Center Light crepe paper streamers played out with tiny the program Wras Given after an hour of dancing to records played by David Doan. Lee Woodward provided his part of the entertainment by singing several popular songs. He was accompanied by Howard Wilson at the piano. Ruth Kurtzweil Sang several Lovely numbers. Howard Wilson a fingers glided Over the piano keys and brought out quite a few entertaining songs. At the end of the pro Gram dancing was continued until Midnight. Is it chlorophyll thursday morning after the Assembly the Halls looked like someone had broken a bottle of chlorophyll. But nothing so insignificant. The Long awaited football jackets had arrived. Coach Mayfield Workman awarded some 34 letter jackets to players managers and coaches. The jackets Are Green Wool and Silver satine. They Are much the same As the 1950 jackets. Eight new students bring numerous talents and interests to Arlington professor sends criticisms on English i Tern themes when the English Iii teachers had graded their research themes last semester they decided they had a few very outstanding papers. Just to see what someone else a opinion was they sent four papers to the English department at North Texas state College to have them evaluated by some of the professors. Last week the papers were returned with the following interesting criticisms a it was a pleasure to read the research papers and i think they do compare very favourably with those produced in our English 132, especially considering your More limited Library facilities. I would like to comment on each one separately. A a a the real Uncle this paper is quite Well organized with Good transitions Paragraphing and paragraph development. On the other hand Small errors in spelling and punctuation Are rather numerous in it i have marked them with very faint xes in the margins. A a a Edna Ferber the writer and the this paper is remarkably Good mechanically though there Are a few slips. The expression of opinion on the last two pages is forceful and intelligent. The organization however especially beginning about Page 4, is weak. The paragraphs Are not really paragraphs and no distinction is made Between the fulsome Praise of miss Ferber a Friend Bromfield and the More accurate criticism of others. The writer failed to reorganize this part of her paper from her notes. A a a Walt this is a very accurate Job of extraction blending and concentrating. It is very Well organized but i cannot Tell whether the organization is the writer has actually read anything of Whitman sat All and even though the subject is biographical one should read something from an author. It is a very Workmanlike painstaking Job however. A a a Nathaniel this paper is not so neat As the a Walt Whitman a but is is carefully done several new students have been seen around the Campus of has. As a roving reporter i found these kids to be very interesting. May i introduce them to you timid people Are Sandra Wyatt a pet Peeve. Sandra is a Sophomore who came from poly. She would be an Ideal person to go horse Back Riding with because she loves horses and has one of her own. Casey Tibbs Bolds a High spot on her a the sends me a list. Donna Matetzschk is a quiet Sweet Junior who moved Here from Oklahoma. She likes the idea of a a Small school and says the subjects will be a lot easier for her at this school. Dancing swimming and horseback Riding Are favorite pass times of Ann Young. She likes popular and race records. Flash she Doest care for any particular boy yet. Suzanne Laine came to us from Waco High school. She in see new students Page 4 seniors to sponsor Midnight show and dance february 28 a Midnight show will be held saturday night february 28, at the Arlington theatre. The senior class is sponsoring this event in an Effort to obtain funds for its annual senior trip. The Midnight show will feature a affair in Paris starring Dana Andrews and Marta Toren. Admission is fifty rents and the doors open at 11 30 . Before the show a dance will be held in the High school gymnasium. The dance will he open to the Public. A Fine program is now being planned by the senior class. This will be another free night for the boys As the girls will ask for the dates and buy the tickets. As an added attraction some entertainment will be held on the stage before the feature begins. Presentation of the Vandergriff awards will be made to the outstanding has football players of 1952. The senior class will also present the Best loved Cha club presents Talent show on to performers from the Cha Talent show appeared on television i saturday february 7th. They were the guest of teen time on Channel k. The jazz band played for the opening of the show. Jane Wood president of Arlington a James w. Martin chapter of Cha and Pris Eila Mal lock who was in charge of the Talent show were interviewed by Dorothy Warren. Dorothy Warren has been mistress of ceremonies on teen Tim it Ever since it started. Teen time features High school Talent from All Over the state of Texas. Jerry Foster who was master of ceremonies when the Talent show was presented Here at has also helped with the show. He assisted miss Warren in introducing and telling something about each person. Those who appeared on the show Wen Henry Armstrong Bill Walker Marcel Santerre Kenneth Wyeliffe and Warren Frost who played in the jazz hand. Sara Kindred Sang a Indian in Jevc Calls. Douglas Milburn played one of his own compositions on the piano. Loraine Gotcher Sang a popular hit a a a Jill i Waltz again with Nancy Pat Houston and faculty member to the Public. Aii j Harriet Slaughter lip danced. The these and other exciting features Harmon ettes Sang two very Fine Are now in the making by the numbers and Linda Johnson also seniors. Tap danced. Western my at has was Cli a to i i a name l with a rip roaring Western Grapevine Greiner in Hiffa Assembly on that Day Friday Sunset and now Arlington Are february 6. With All of the cow the schools where Jerry Moore j hands dressed in their beat West has attended. Jerry played foot Ern duds and the Sta decorated Ball and lettered in track at Grei with Raili fences campfire is and Ner at Sunset he lettered in foot Hay a Truy to amp Are atm Here was Ball. He is a Good dancer but he produced says sports Are his main interest. Eddie a Meyers led the has Western Day proves huge Success As students go hillbilly at riotous Assembly la Neli i in in a eth i a a a a a a a a a _. Christine Schmidt a sen student body through the singing of a deep Jor from Huntington Park Cali j in in heart of Texas a an j forma is enjoying the idea of a Home on the Range and Intro before she came t0 it in Ltd Lee Woodward who served Arlington she majored in Busi As master of ceremonies for this rarity a Ufa a i r0undup the actual program Belt to Matetzschk a pan with the jazz band composed 15 year old Sophomore thinks j 0f Henry Armstrong Marcel san every Day should be Western Day. Terre Kenneth Wickliffe Warren and show More understanding of nos Arlington boys Frost Bill Walker and Sandra a a a a Are cute Carolyn likes popular Hemmle playing of the author paper and the the significance in Content this a Uncle Remus Are better than the other two. This paper is a bit too Long i believe that is longer than one would have any right to expect. A in general i should say that none of these people Are rewriting in their own words As much As they ought to be encouraged to do. They should scrupulously put in quotation Marks As Well As footnotes every phrase As Well As every longer element which they take directly from a source. I know that this is very difficult but it is the Best kind of experience for them. A you May be sure that id like to have any of these people in my freshman class. Yours sincerely e. G. Ballard Are and classical music. Football is a d goo Fily definitely her favorite sport a Calendar a february 16 Colt paper freshman basketball at Denton. 17 camera club meeting. 19 nos College program safety Council meeting freshman basketball game at grand Prairie. 20 Sophomore social 23 fat meeting freshman basketball at Garland. 24 student Council meeting. 26 literary club meeting. 27 band concert 8 00 . Auditorium. March 2 Fra meeting Colt paper. Five foot two Jerry Foster Brian Johnson and Hayden actor Terry then Pant mined two hillbilly j songs on the fiddle steel guitar and piano respectively. Becky Ford Ruth Kurtzweil Reeda Moore and Florence Pikauskas Sang a stumbling Tumble Weed and a a done to Fence me in a and Grady Owen Sang one song and then about ten or twelve encores. The Junior girls quartet consisting of Wynelle Brown Linda Hargrave Gail Cartright and Sandra Hemmle Sang a they Good looking a and Valton Cross Noe and Larry Hufford dressed in their Mountaineer duds Panto mined two hillbilly hits. Harriet Slaughter and Nancy Pat Houston threw in some fancy style when they did a tap dance see Western Day Page the reigning Royalty for Western Day was Carroll Mcalpine Dottie Ann Harrison and Tommy Kilpatrick. The candidates who were interested appeared on the stage and were selected by popular applause
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