Jack Flovin plays a bee in school opera - Vernon, TX - 5/3/29
Audience of 300 Attends Operetta at Parker School An audience of about 300 people greeted the presentation of the musical operetta “In a Floritt’s Window," given by children of Parker School at the High School auditorium Thursday evening. About 100 children took part in the play under the direction of Miss Rosa Cole, assisted by Miss Helen Smith, Miss Bernice Brumbelow, Miss Opal Lewis, Mrs. Roy McClendon and Miss Lida Dawson. Miss Ruth Carney played accompaniments. The first act, an old maids’ drill, featured Bruce Wall as a bachelor, and Oscar Key, Wilton Fenoglio, Harvin Harrison, J. H. Goodman, Henry Nabers, Stanley Shores, David Polk, and Roy Brazil, as old maids. Characters of the second act, a circus in the barn, were Wayne Thomas, ring master; Mary Eva Bowden, tight rope walker; G. D. Fall is, strongest man; Ruth Burrow?, Lady Daniel; Joe Kressenberg, clown; Isabelle Ladd, horseback rider; Joel Crawford, acrobat; Inez Blackman, trapeze performer; JBck Simmons, wild man; and Ruby Bradshaw, fattest woman. Tupils of the fourth and sixth grade of the school sang several songs between the acts. Other characters of the play who depicted their part in costume included the following: The florists, Nina Lou C.ouldin, Allie Stewart, Audie Dixon, Eva Lee Crawford. Inez Gauldin, Dorothy Cook, Mildred Owen, Juanita Scott, Georgie Lee Henderson; roses, Audney David, Madeen Miles, Lottie Pearl Roily, Geraldine Barham, Betty Maxfield, Pauline Aynes; green bugs. Jimmie Edwards, Glenna Rogers, Bobbie Wright, Nancy McAbee, Leon White, Otis Harbour. Nelson Hudson. Mary Grace Cook, Elizabeth Williams. Bees, Jack Nabers, Leo Branch, Joe Kressenberg, Joe Cuchman, W. T. Rodman, Edgar Myatt, Clois Smith, Herbert Brewn, Jack Flovin, Homer Lee Worrell; daffodils, Gwendolyn Edwards, Jean Smith, Winnie D. Crawford, Hazel Shultz, Reatrice Williams, Vera Martin, Maida Bland Matthews, Isabelle Ladd, Inez Blackmon, Etta Mae McNeel.v; mustard flower, Mary Eva Bowden; columbines, Bernardine Owen, Elizabeth Dickey, Mary Elizabeth Mebane, Lucile Mebanp, Lorene Judd, Christine Justin, Frieda Hunt, Irene Phillips. Mary Lilis Taylor, Elizabeth Aston. Pansies, Mae Reily, Dorothy Worrell, Bernice Dickey, June Barnard, Edna Lois Smith, Doris Rogers, Laurine White, Irene Sarenson; violets, France* Biazil, Annie Lamb, Louise Doss, Ruth Knight, Jewel Williams, Daphne Brown.