THE COUGAR'S CAVE
By James Brough
Exams being over, we ought to have
a little more paper talk. The old Coug;
had to lay low while the teachers were
on their pass and flunk high horse, but
now we can stick his head out of the
cave and give a few cat-calls.
We caught a sweet bit of philosophy
from the Seguin Lone Star Lutheran
the other day that helped us look the
well known D's in the face.
"Some men smile at the dawn,
But the man worth while
Is the man who can smile
When his three front teeth are
This Lone Star Lutheran has a well
balanced make up, by the way, and
its staff keeps its front page filled
up with hot, interesting news. Take a
few of its headlines:
RAPID PROCESS ANNOUNCED
BY "THE GROWL"
STUDENTS AND FACULTY HEAR
ST. OLAF CHOIR GIVE CONCERT
ABOUT THE MEXICAN
QUESTION IN TEXAS
It sounds interesting enough to read,
doesn't it? And it's all in good form.
From the California Cronical, Pasadena, a neat little note came floating
"The Pasadena Junior College is
planning to organize the sponsor-pal
system of friendly welcome. The students that wish to will act as a pal for
the new students—showing them the
campus, attending Vesper Service, helping them register, and making them
acquainted with other students."
That sounds fine, but we wonder
who will buy the cigars?
The old cougar was just curling up
for a nap the other afternoon, when in
bounced The Broadcaster, an Iraan
High School monthly. He got alt hot
and bothered looking this snappy little
paper over. It has all the impetuousity
of early adolescence, and a nice little
focused makeup. An example of its
style is found in a column called 'The
"Don't forget the I«gro Minstrel,
"We wonder if Mr. Burroughs was
ever a bell-hop."
The Cougar doesn't know whether
Mr. Burroughs was ever a bell-hop 01
not, but he is willing to bet that 'The
Announcer' will not receive an A from
A sport sheet to be proud of is
"The Pony Express,' from the Sacramento. California Junior College. Sport
news, sport dope, sport cartoons; in
fact it is a pretty sporty set up. Grant-
land Rice may have to pull his head
down into his coat collar if this keeps
Oh-oh! Oh-oh! Smell that meat?
Excuse me just now, and I'll see you
DID YOU KNOW THAT
Williard Nesmith was the most representative boy at Heights in '28?
The cutest girl on the campus at
Sam Houston last year was none other
than our leading lady in "Nothing but
the Truth"—Gladys Jacobs?
Lamour Dattner, Marjorie Cowan,
and Hulda Alexander rated the beauty
section of El Oroso last year?
Maurine Keach was the most representative girl at Sam Houston and, oh
yeh—she was voted the prettiest girl
on the campus too.
The Sophomore favorite at Heights
in '28 was Jim Bertrand?
The most popular girl at Reagan and
the winner of the Delphian Scholarship
was Christine Fitzgerald?
Adele Drenkle was Junior Favorite
and the prettiest girl at Heights?
Maurine Edminster was the prettiest
girl attending Junior College last year?
Saaaaaaaay! Have you seen Cy
Shaw's dog? It's a police one. And
It's big, huge and large.
Do you know th"F# I've seen a certain girl around here for ages, and
I love her brown eyes—(I thmk
they're brown). Anyhow, she pretty.
Known by name as Gladys Kuyken-
Jim Bertram: "Do you girls really like conceited i
Margaret Boyett: "What other kind?"
i better than the other
BEARS WIN AGAINST \ QUIZ PAPERS SHOW
FAST ALIEF QUINTET WORK OF TRUE GENIUS
San Jacinto Golden Bears defeated
Alief High by a 28-11 score Saturday
night to cop the championship of District 21, Lee Tynes, star center and
high point man in the city race, grabbed the honors with 19 points, while
Joe George showed to advantage for
The Bears will meet Buna high,
champs of District 16, and the winner
of this game will then qualify for the
state tournament at Austin on March
Following the Bear-Alief game, N.
K. Dupree, chairman of District 21,
presented awards to the outstanding
teams of the meet. San Jacinto
presented the trophy as t
Gulf High School was awarded the
trophy for displaying the best sportsmanship, and Angleton High was presented an award for winning consolation honors.
Lee Tynes of San Jacinto was voted
the outstanding player of the meet and
Joe George was presented the second
Alief (11). Fg Ft Tp Pf
J. George, f _ 0 0 0 0
T. George, f 113 1
Bagwell, c 0 111
G. Lott, c 0 00 0
R. Lott, g__ 2 0 4 1
Farrell, g __..._ 113 0
San Jacinto (28). Fg Ft Tp Pf
H. Journeay, f 2 15 2
Harris, f 2 0 4 1
Tynes, c 9 1 19 1
B. Journeay, g.. _.... 0 0 0 0
Eaton, g 0 0 0 3
Ruiz, g _ 0 0 0 0
Officials: Redick and Brock.
Problem of Conduct
What would you do if—
You wore a size 13 shoe: for years
you have had secret basketball aspirations; after a long, up-hill struggle
you had convinced your dad that it was
worth your while to go out for basketball; basketball at Junior
was ready for a flying take-off
tho night of the first practice, you
found you were one of about thirty
aspirants, most of worn were experienced players; you had no equipment,
could not get a size 13 shoe in
town; ordering a pair of shoes would
delay your practice a week or ten
days; the squad was to be cut within
Please address your answers to
Booker T. Washington, in care of the
True brilliance is shown in the following "boners" selected from quiz
papers. Of course none of them were
from H. J. C. papers:
Vesuvius is a volcano and if you will
climb up to the top you will see the
Rhubarb is a kind of celery gone
Respiration is composed of two acts,
first inspiration and then expectora-
Quinine is the bark of a tree: canine
is the bark of a dog.
The animal which possesses the
greatest attachment for man is woman.
A sure-footed animal is an animal
that when it kicks it does not miss.
I The process of turning steam into
water again is called conversation.
The difference between air and water
is that air can be made wetter, but
A magnet is a thing you find in a
Our school is venfiliated by hot currants.
Explain the meaning of "erg."
When people are playing football and
you want them to do their best you
erg them on.
The earth makes a resolution every
When you breathe you inspire. When
you do not breathe you expire.
All brutes are imperfect animals. Man
alone is a perfect beast.
Things which are equal to each other
are equal to anything else.
Martin Luther died a horrible death.
He was excommunicated by a bull.
Henry V7.II. had an abbess on his
knee which made walking difficult.
A lot of Englishmen were shut up
in the Black Hole of Calcutta with one
small window. Only four got out alive.
They gave William TV. a lovely funeral. It took six men to carry the
In 1658 the Pilgrims crossed the
ocean and this was known as Pilgrims
Armistice Day is celebrated each
year to perpetuate the Great War.
Give an example of collective noun.
The future of "I give" is "You take."
Masculine, man; feminine, woman;
The feminine of bachelor is lady in
The greatest miracle in the Bible is
when Joshua told his son to stand still
and he obeyed him.
The Great Flood was sent because of
the large numbers of dirty people.
Who was sorry when the Prodigal
The fatted calf.
John the Baptist was a centuar which
means that he was half man and half
horse. It says his head was on a
Lazarus used to eat the food out
of the rich man's stable.
The Tower of Babel was the place
where Solomon kept his wives.
Esau was a man who wrote fables
and sold his copyright for a mess of
Thomas Cranmer was a college student who translated the old Testament
into the new one.
In the'days of Joseph the Egyptians
gave refuse to the Israelites.
Achilles was the boy whose mother
dipped him in the River Stinx until
he was intolerable.
Bacchus first taught the Greeks to
Another well-known Greek god was
The Esquinmaux are God's frozen
Name three animals peculiar to the
The lion, the giraffe and the elephant would be 'peculiar' to the frigid
region, but the polar bear, the seal,
and the walrus live there.
The equator is a menagerie lion
running round the earth and through
A mountain range is a cooking stove
used at high altitudes.
The whole world, except the United
States, lies in the temperate zone.
The North Sea is also called the
German Ocean, but they don't really
think it is.
The Mediterranean and the Red Sea
are connected by the sewage canal.
Certain areas of Egypt are cultivated
Zanzibar is noted for its monkeys.
The British Governor lives there.
Genius is an infinite capacity for
Gravity is what you get when you
eat too much and too fast.
A miracle is something that someone
does that cannot be done.
An aboe is an American tramp.
What are rabies, and what would
you do for them?
Rabies are Jewish priests. I should
do nothing for them.
A refugee keeps order at a football
A skeleton is a man with his inside
out and his outside in.
The Supreme Court is our country's
court. It consists of once chief justice
and eight sociable justices. Wheat they
Transparent means something you
can see through, for instance a key-
Lord Macaulay suffered from gout
and wrote all his poems in iambic
What do you know of King Arthur?
King Arthur collected all the fine
brave good-looking young men of his
time and called them the Knuts of
the Round Table.
Shakespeare wrote tragedies, comedies and errors.
Homer wrote the Addity.
Describe the figure of speech or artifice of style used in the following:
"The child is father to the man."
Answer: "This was written by Shakespeare. He often made this kind of
Milton wrote "Paradise Lost"; then
his wife died and he wrote "Paradise Regained."
Service and Experience
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WIN TEN OUT OF
Coach French's Cagers Make
Fine Showing in Games
With Fast Teams
USE WEST ~C0AST STYLE
Two Letter Men Return To
Help Develop Smooth
Winning 10 games out of the 14 played thus far this season with some of
the fastest teams of the city, Coach
Archie French's Cougar Loopers have
downed such teams as the Texas Dental College, the Texas Chemical Company, Humble Oil, Albatross Club, and
The Cougar players are using the
famous West Coast style of play which
Coach French brought to the school.
They have kept the opposing teams
searching for a workable defense.
With only two letter men back from
last year, a fast breaking offense has
been molded, capable of the smoothest work, and a man for man shuttle
The most successful working group
so far is composed of Lynn Davis, Hags
Matthews, forwards; "Flash" Franum,
center; Nesmith and Furman, guards.
Matthews and Nesmith are the returning letter men from the squad coached
by C. B. Smith last year.
Fred Aebi, Leroy Daily, and Slim
Sweeney have seen considerable service at forward, while "Scotty" Fine-
gold and Jimmy Oliver have worked in
well as guards.
Any team, either in or out of Houston, interested in booking games with
this junior college five may do so by
calling Coach French at Hadley 2075, .
or by calling the college after 5 p.m.
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