Opal Beane—"Pete, what do you
think of the Community Chest Drive?"
Pete Garrison—"Oh, I know a much
better place to park than that."
Mr. Holford—"How js it you haven't
done your outside reading, Dallas?"
Dallas Holford—"I've decided not to
do any more. It's not fair. We students do the work and the professor
gets paid for It."
Howard Graham--"I wonder what
time it is?"
Margaret Boyett—"Well, It can't be
11 o'clock yet because Mother said I
was to be home then—and I'm not."
John Aleo—"Cheer up. Bill; it's time
to kiss the bride."
Bill Vincent—"You're all wrong; it's
time foj me to Quit."
Roy H.: "What is that 'cut down'
junk of a car of yours?"
Rib S.: "Oh, just an old "hen."
Roy H.: "Chevrolet?"
Rib S.: "No."
Mr. Henderson, talking to a country boy, who :was in a cornfield
"Boy, what makes that corn so little?"
Charles Telge: "We planted little
Mr. Henderson: "What makes the
corn so red?"
Charles Telge: "We planted red
Mr. Henderson: "Boy, you aren't
far from a fool are you?"
Charles Telge: "Just across the
Mr.s. Birney: "Oh, I just had my
heart set on that Packard roadster."
Mr. Birney: "Well just keep your
heart set on it, because that is all
that will ever set on it."
They call "Mickey" Mills "Hair Oil"
the chief thing on
Newton: "Gee, youi
uses plenty of makeup."
Yeager: "Yes, she's
dered sugar "
iod: "Every dollar I have was
Joe M : "By whom?"
Mr. Birney says: "The bigger thv
satio.i the harder the tall.'
Mr. Rees says: "The fellow who
writes a mathematics book has a right
to be proud. They are bought by people who count."
This page from Maxwell Ludke's
notebook was picked up in the hall
Vivian—Lehigh V8596 (Curly red
Clarice—Hadley 98507 (Blonde).
Helen—Hadley 58096 (Brunette).
Mabel—Lehigh 53395 (Half-tone).
Bob Peden: "Where are you gong?"
Jeannette Day: "That's none of
J.: "I just wanted to know. I
couldn't tell from your clothes wheth-
you were going to the opera or an
Ruth: "No, Bobby, I won't marry
you, but I'll be a sister to you.
'Bobby" McCullough: "Not on your
life you won't. I can't afford It. I
already have one sister who swipes
my collar-, socks, ties, chewing gum
'SltmP Bouknight Kannerdy—he's
so dumb he thinks a football coach
has four wheels.
Margaret Boyett: "Dad, let's buy a
Mr. Boyett: "Wait till I've had a
ride in the old one, will you?"
Lonnie Lyons says he calls his
sweetie "vacuum" because she gathers all the dirt.
Confession magazines are things of
V. Santamaria: "Once I loved a
girl and she made a fool out of me."
Mary Sadler: "It just goes to show
what a lasting impression some girls
John Driscoll: "Could I interest you
In a new Ford coupe?"
Fern Sweeney: "You couldn't interest me in a Rolls-Royce."
Gerty K.: "Are you from Wisconsin?"
Louis Christensen: "You're wrong.
lady, I just bummed into town in a
Floyd G. (teaching girl to drive):
The brake is something that you put
on in a hurry."
Genievie: "Oh, I see. A sort of
Soapy McG.: "What a nice hand
Alice McC.:"I am sort of attached
to it myself."
Dum: "Thish match won't light.
Bell: "Washa madda with It?"
Dum: "I dunno; it lit awhile ago."
First Alum: "When I was In, college I studied math, and now I have
a job with a dentist extracting roots."
Second Alum: "When I was in college I studied fishery, and only the
other day I got canned."
The Rostrum, formerly the Houston
Junior College Oratorical Association,
elected the following officers at the
last ; business meeting: Howard
Branch, president; Lucile Sealey, vice-
president; Marjorie Clark, Secretary-
It is the purpose of the Rostrum to
stimulate intrest in all phases of public and private speech, including extempore speaking, oratory, debate
and the judging of contest. Although
this club does not hold inter-collegiate
debates, it is through its members
that they are made possible, as it is
here that the speakers get their training.
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Mr. Dupre, and we couldn't have a
more attractive or a more interesting
The first year there was MADE-
LAINE KEEFE, who was chosen most,
beautiful or some such. And CHRISTIE, whose first name we are almost
sure begins with an M.
MILDRED BRAMER came out that
year too and did exceedingly well in
Dramatic Club productions. She's at
Rice now, making good grades, a
credit to dear old Junior College.
MARY ELIZABETH RIGG graduated 1st June and Is in "Our Lady of
the Lake" now. She was probably the
moat popular of all the girls who have
When one thinks of M. E. one just
tturally thinks too of EUGENE
TADLOCK, our most handsome chap,
and CRAWFORD WILLIAMS, the
reporter, who didn't learn about newspapers from Mr. Birney.
FRANK LADIN would cut class and
take a poor girl riding any time, and
FRED MOSK was right there with his
ANNIE RAY QUALTROUGH was
by far the sweetest and friendliest
girl on the campus, and there aren't
enough nice things to say about her
From Galveston came BROOKS
DAVIS, almost red-headed. And from
S. M. U. MORRIS (Speck) BROWN-
LEE, who quit much too soon to give
everybody a fair chance.
J. D. LARKIN was out the other
night to give the freshmen a treat.
After one gets inured to Junior College, there are some things sorely
issed and J. D.'s sweet, sweet, smile
is one of them. And of course PAT
QUINN'S very sarcastic remarks.
DOROTHY DOWNMAN, brutally
frank and darling, and chasing madly
after her, WALLY BANKS, who, we
vere very surprised to learn, has actually been admitted to Rice.
This year there are more pretty
girls—fr instance ADELE DRINKLE.
ery blonde and with very nice pedaj
extremities. And MARY ADELE
COBB with quite the most marvellous
Then MAURINE EDMINSTER, just
out of high school, and a favorite with
the male contingent.
New out here is ED CUNNINGHAM, who conspires with that Adonis,
And of course, TONY CRAPITTO,
whom everybody likes immensely.
Another old student who is very
popular—JIMMY MORRIS. And his
mother calls him James.
Unless you're very dumb, you'll
know by now that that Reo roadster
belonged to FRED WEIGMAN. He's
a very interesting personality and
omething very new.
And two more stars: BOBBY Mc-
CULLOUGH and ROY HOFHEINZ,
both of whom have enough of that elusive quality called "school spirit" for
ten other people.
And we couldn't forget those two
very popular sophomores: PETE
GARRISON and HOWARD BRANCH.
Pete has winning ways and Howard
is horribly intel'ectual, besides being
These are some of the outstanding
students who have gone and are gong to Junior College. We said students, not scholars.
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEJV YEAR
To my friends of H. J. C—
"Health, Wealth and
Happiness for 1930"
Cecil B. Smith
Merry Xmas to
May 1930 he "Banner Year"
for our Junior College.
1930 isn't Leap Year, but
here's hoping success comes
by leaps and bounds.
Merry Xmas and Happy
New Year to all.
Rosalind and Virginia
Terry and Max say—
Merry Xmas and Happy
Merry Xmas to the Brunettes,
Blonds and Redheads.
and TEB WARDEN
extend to all their friends a
wish for a Happy, Pros'
perous New Year.
Mrs. Kathleen Rucker
wishes her associates and
friends at H. J. C. a Merry
Xmas and Prosperous
Congratulations and Merry
Xmas to Coach Smith's
Junior College Cougars.
A Merry Xmas and A Happy
New Year to all.
Mrs. John R. Bender
May 1930 be the "Open
Sesame" to success.
Merry Xmas and Happy New
Year to my friends and
With best wishes for a
Happy Xmas and New Year.
R. Willard Nesmith
Greetings to all my friends
and profs at H. J. C.
Elizabeth Rum me 11
Let 1930 be a touchdown
with extra point.
"Fite 'Em Owls!"
H. C. Nagel, Jr., and
The ROSTRUM wishes you a
Lewis and Chris
"To wish you a Merry Xmas
and One Hundred Percent
More College Spirit for a
Happy New Year.
Wallace H. Miner
Merry Xmas and a Happy
New Year from
John Jay Driscoll
When 1930 ends, I hope my
friends can say—"The best
L. D. Grant
Here's for a Bigger and
Better New Year.
A Jolly Xmas and Joyous
Micky and Bill hope
Santa is good to
Everything good for everyone
J. W. Newton and
Nick G. Peet
Margaret Anne Boyett
Sincerest Greeetings for
Xmas and the coming year.
Helen Lee Davis
The Happiest Xmas ever,
And a Bright New Year.
Fred R. Birney
A Happy Xmas and Joyous
New Year to My Friends.
Xmas Greetings to all H. J.
C. students and faculty members:
Merry Xmas and Happy
New Year to all.
1930—May it be the stepping
stone to success for everyone.
Be good to J. C. boys,
girls and faculty.
Lotsa Xmas Spirit and
Happy New Year.
and Irene Cafcala
Heaps and heaps of Xmas
Joy — for every good girl
Joe Cann and
May troubles always follow,
but never catch up, during
C. H. Shaw
May We Have More Blondes
Wishing all my teachers and
friends a right jolly Xmas.
extends the season's greetings
to her friends and professors
at H. J. C.
P. S.—And be real good to
H. J. C. students and faculty
To my friends of the faculty
and student body, a Merry
Xmas and a Happy New
Wishes a Merry Xmas
and a Happy New Year to
her colleagues and the students of Junior College.
"One is not believed if he
becomes too splendid or too
enthusiastic in his expressions." (iood Wishes.
Three Whoops and a
Whoopee! Xmas is here!
Candidate for M. D.