J.A.Orr_dance1938

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J.A.Orr_dance1938 - FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 1938. REID ABOUT THE CAMPUS...
FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 1938. REID ABOUT THE CAMPUS By SCOOP REID and Mrs. R. of This yarn all began last Monday to be gc»>d,.. but -I. guess 1 bcttei morning when I noticed a notice in leave such to the sports ed'toi, the Daily Bulletin to the effect John Sidney. ‘ * " that there would be a Faculty So 1 left at abwui 11:4,> p. m., Dance Wednesday night in the with the dance stilt going s'long mess hall, later changed to the and a good time was had by ¡>11. [Country Club. It sounded like a Here is the list 1 gathered dunnji story (the sacrifices I make for my the impromptu intermissions: *»1 • public!) so-—after some inquiry I found out that the social secretary in charge was one J. A. Orr, who George Long al-o teaches C'vil Engineering. So Fa ires. Mr. and O, C. (opt T dropped around on Tuesday, introduced introduced myself to Joe and asked him for a bid to said dance. Joe said fine, he’d be glad to have me and ai- my dollar. Came Wednesday night, 1 put on Mi. and Mrs. J. J. Woolkctt, the suit of clothes and arrived just and Mrs. J. A. Orr, Mr, and Mrs. . on the dot at 9 o’clock. Joe and W. Henael, Mr. and Mrs. G. K. Mrs, Joe Orr were there and Mr. Schoepl'le, Mr. and Mrs. ^ • and Mrs. E. W. Hooker, and also Schlesselman, Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Copeland and Sprague, Mr. and Mrs. ‘D. S. Bu- Mr. and Mrs, P. G. Haines. Well, ihanan from Austin, Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Hooker, Joe, and Mr. Cope land took turns telling me that th*e Mrs. (?) Cloud. Mr. Stauss dance had been called off. but Joe Miss Couch. Mrs. Gract For In H. F. resident of for subject Mrs. Jack Staltnn. Mr. and ocratic i> r Hiiinoc Mi ind Mrs. Mr and Mrs V M “In m for the Ilooker, sioncr for list C. A. the public A. & M. “I before qualified to county Stanley Pavis. T. [¡.'Richmond and strict and of your • Carver keep • ■ *• i i* »an vot told us to stick around and that runs the jernt with the aid of a can gt there would be maybe ten couples colored boy. ' V'vvfn and we could dance to the nickleo- Too late to classify: V oyng Mes- deon. So I took out my snakeskin dames Shelton and Montfort look 10 I ,( wallet (I must remember to tell very becoming in gray h«ir-~kmd Pnmai * you about that wallet) and found, of platinum blonde.effect. The one tor you besides a dollar and thre two nickles, which I proc invest in swing music. Pretty soon there came Mr. and members and their wives ot the Mrs. Jack Shelton and a couple no- Aggie ( la^s of 1917 wore present, body knew, so I introduced myself A. L. Schipper and I> red Hale woie and it turned out to be a Mr. dinner jackets (since Emily Post Stauss, who teaches Ag. Economics won t let us call them Tuxedos) and Miss Couch, who is a steno- and the rest of us were comfoit- grapher and a friend-in-law of able. ee pennies! iras fire was inefficient to heat .he .......... •oceeded to large floor so everyone,crowded to- vote and gether between intermissions. Four I will efficient ARMY And the one and only stag pres- life of the Well, sir, before the evening was ent. and therefore th too far advanced I had listed the party was- nnmes of twenty-two couples and I must have missed a few—Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hale and Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Schlesselman slipping in around eleven o’clock. And folks I mean to say we had a time. At least I did. I haven't had so much fun since our Chief Engineer fell down the boiler room hatch and broke his neck I only knew about five of the people present so in good old of held the Aggie tradition I went around and introduced mvself to all hands, ex- especially the wives. And I was very glad indeed to see again my light ex-music teacher, Mrs. “Doc” to Sprague and my ex-Latin teacher, and Mrs; Woolcott. And it seemed like to 0jd times to see Mr. and Mrs. F. Your modest expositor—SCOOP FORMER TAFT RANCH HEADQV \ RTF.RS Bl RNS CORPUS CKRISTI, Jan. 28.— La Quinta, famous South Texas landmark and headquarters of the old Charlie P. Taft ranch, was burned to the ground early Wednesday Wednesday morning and the loss was estimated at $50,000. ( apt. and little who Bcnning, week in Searcy en route Honolulu. remembered visited Miss Hat Captain daughter with Pnd Mrs. Friends love to come and hate At the homes of girls W. Hensel who dropped in to watch and be sociable. And please note the entire evening’s evening’s entertainment cost me just ten cents—i.e. two nickles. I did sit one dance out but out-fumbled Mi. Haines searching for my Service; Ina ?nakeskin wallet (don’t let me for- Alice get to tel] you aboUt thai wallet) s0 he bought the soda pop. a > As j wrile thiS) over by the north a gate of the Campus, I see Hershell The Burgess and V. V. Mercer going that out for a Rame 0f golf—that ought for i PILLSBURY'S THE BALANCED FLOUR—MAKES the her

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  2. 28 Jan 1938, Fri,
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