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AfJianlal Gity flunia* GolUqe 
AkkatUal G<ty, Ka*U&L 
januGAy, 1943. 



Alice Bossi 

Photo Editor . . . 

Bob Burton 

Assistant Editors: 

. . Jordan Bur key 

Dale Smith 

Mary K. Quinn 

Wanda Watkins 

Betty Wise 


Dear Lula: 

My first semester in junior college has 
come to a rather successful close, and I feel 
that I must let you in on a few of those 
wonderful times. School started with a hard 
rain, no one had dampered spirits except we 
freshmen, and everyone treated us so swell 
that we soon forgot our fright! The second 
day I forgot to go to one of my classes, but 
Mr. Galle said a sophomore forgot too, so I 
shouldn't feel badly about it. 

Our class president is Johnny McCall, a 
football hero. The soph prexy is a football 
player, too. His name is Charley Jones. Were- 
n't we lucky to get such huskies for prexies ? 

September passed so quickly. Don't you 
wish you went to ACJC? 

The goblins didn't get me over Hallowe'en 
so here I am still writing. Your freshman 
hike must have been keen, and your boy- 
friend does sound smooth. Don't these college 
men just simply slay you?! 

Here's some tidbits for you. It has been 
rumored that Elaine Shaw plans to call her 
autobiography "Oh, Shaw !" ; that Billy Mor- 
gan is scarcely in love with one of his flames ; 
that Madge Sneller likes "hill-billy" names; 
that P. M. Johnson's bark is worse than his 
bite; that Wally Newberry personally dis- 
likes an arguement; that long blond, brun- 
ette, red and even gray hairs have been 
brushed from the shoulders of John Ellison's 
coat. What a guy ! 

To start the month we tied a thrilling 
game with Pratt 13-13. Coach Steiny was 
plenty pleased! Or was he? (no!) 

On October 14 we were privileged to hear 
the Marine Band. This band is the "Presi- 
dent's own", and honestly, Lula, I never 
dreamed such beautiful music could be play- 
ed! The huge audience sat completely en- 
tranced with the whole performance. 

Betty Ward, a juco freshman, won the 
drawing contest for the San Romani foun- 
tain, which is being erected in front of the 
gym in honor of the late Archie San Romani, 
our beloved music teacher. 

I take American Government from Mr. 

Galle, assistant college dean, and one day he 
didn't come in until late. Jasper DeVore, one 
of the prize students, passed around some 
charcoal gum. He and Patty Lester, a cute 
blond, "blacked-out" their front teeth with 
the gum. Patty said she wanted to look re- 
pulsive and doggoned if she didn't! 

You were here for Arkalalah last year, 
weren't you ? Well, it really takes a lot of ef- 
fort to produce this celebration. People all 
over Ark City work hard to perfect it. The 
parade was postponed because the weather 
was terrible. Anyhow we got to miss school 
and that's what really counted! 

Now I'm ready to tell you all about Nov- 
ember. Mildred Crabtree, a saucy sophomore, 
is always telling someone that she dreamed 
he was a little flower — meaning, of course, a 
bloomin' idiot! 

The teachers got off on the wrong foot 
this month and started right in giving us 
nine weeks' tests! They were long and hard 
and my report card showed it. I'm glad that 
I'm past the spanking age. 

The state teacher's meeting was held Nov- 
ember 6-7-8.We didn't go to school the sixth. 
Wasn't that jolly? 

One of our star football players, James, is 
back in school at last. He got hurt in one of 
our earliest games of the season. Everywhere 
people were saying, "Coker's back, isn't that 

Honey, I had a delicious Thanksgiving din- 
ner ! So many of the stores up town were de- 
corated for Christmas that I couldn't make 
up my mind whether to have the Christmas 
or Thanksgiving Day spirit. Mr. Turkey fin- 
ally won out. 

Do you suppose I'll ever get through with 
this epistle? I've just got to tell you about 
December though. Our basketball season 
opened just before Christmas and we have a 
mighty fine looking team. I'll bet we win al- 
most every game — you should see those boys. 

The YWCA's plans for their Christmas 
social for the needy children was up to par. 
(Continued on page 12) 


With music and the roll of drums the spot- 
light was placed on Alice Bossi, junior col- 
lege sophomore, as she was proclaimed Queen 
Alalah XIV on October 30, 1941. Alice, editor 
of the Tigerama, was editor of the Mirror 
during her senior year in high school. During 
high school she was also head usher, a rep- 
resentative to Girl's State, member of stu- 
dent Council, Pep Club, and the Girl Re- 
serves. The crown and sceptor was presented 
to the queen by the president of the junior 
college Student Council, George Sybrant. An 
outstanding program highlighted this year's 
Arkalalah festivities, making up for the lack 
of the usual afternoon parade. The corona- 
tion ceremony was carried out with a flourish 
in the theme of "Halloween Frolics". Phillip 
Hill substituted for James Coker as master- 
of -ceremonies in the varied program of enter- 
tainment given in the queen's honor. The 
theme was highlighted by the musical choral 
and band arrangements under the direction 
of C.L. Hinchee and J. J. Dalke. The dancing 
groups of senior and junior high school class- 
es were directed by Miss Edith Joyce Davis 
and Miss Jean Bradley. The dash of comedy 
throughout the program was provided by 
John Hutton and Bob Howland. 
*— * 


The juco German club was first organized 
in the spring of the year 1938. From that 
time to this it has upheld its purpose of in- 
creasing the facility of the individual in 
using the language and in understanding the 
country's people and its customs. 

The first meeting of this year was a Christ- 
mas party at the home of Bill Miller in De- 
cember 16. Students of the beginning and 
advanced classes and those in junior college 
who have at least ten hours of German to 
their credit are eligible for membership. The 
membership of this group sponsored by Miss 
Anne Hawley, German instructor, is the lar- 
gest of any language club in junior college. 

Wondl Qiam WlU 

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We feel a little guilty about publishing this 
column here because it doesn't seem entirely 
patriotic. It seems like a shame to waste all 
this corn here when thousands are starving 
in Europe. 

*— * 

Speaking of national defense we did our 

bit and donated the services of one Paul 

Martin. Sorry to see yo'all leave, honey 


*— * 

Speaking of Paul Martin, one night down 

at football practice, he trotted out to lead an 

exercise and yelled, 
"C'mon fellas, limber up those wrists." 
Steinbock, not seeing the humor of the 

situation, stopped him and told him to get 

serious or else. Then, right out of pure H20 

Burrhead yelled, 

"Okay, boys, roll them eyes !" 


The other night, Billy Morgan went up 

to Dead Eye's room and knocked on the 


"Hey, Dead Eye, I want to stay here to- 

"Well, all right. Go ahead and stay 

* — * 

Speaking: For years there has been con- 
troversy over the supremacy of the races, 
but at last they have settled down to neck 
and neck. 

*— * 

Rumor has it that some of our supermen 

became stupormen at test time. 

*— * 

Myron Sewell was heard to complain about 

his feet hurting. When asked why he replied, 

"Oh, I've been biting my nails again." 

*— * 

Ruff in Physiology — "Newberry, what did 

you find out about the salivary glands ?".. 
Newberry — "Nothing, they're too secretive." 

*— * 

Warning to celebrators: Girls who do 

everything under the sun often have shad- 
ows under their eyes. 


The 1941 Tiger football edition rolled off 
the press, September 19, with a well-earned 
6 to victory over the Tonkawa Mavericks, 
but when the season ended and the victories 
and defeats were tallied, this edition of the 
Bengals did not look so impressive. 

When Head Coach Delmar Steinbock and 
his assistant, Barney Getto, issued the first 
call to the Juco colors, about 26 boys checked 
out equipment and settled down to serious 

From the first game until the last one the 
Tiger gridmen were dogged by injuries. Such 
stalwarts as Don Hite, freshman fullback; 
James Coker, freshman guard; and Herb 
Hollenback, sophomore tackle, saw little or 
no action in the final two games due to in- 

The Bengals' practice sessions were ham- 
pered to a considerable exteint by the rainy 
season which lasted during the entire fall 

When the Tigers played on a wet field it 
seemed as if their driving power increased. 
Such was the case when they traveled to Par- 
sons. Parsons' ground attack bogged down 
completely and the Tigers got their only 
league victory of the season, 13 to 0. 

Following their victory over Tonkawa the 
Tigers tasted defeat at the hands of the In- 
dependence Pirates and were held to a 13 to 
13 tie by the Pratt Beavers. The win over the 
Parsons eleven was next in line and the Old 
Man Weather stepped in with a big flood up 
around Hutchinson so the Blue Dragons were 
unable to secure passage to the Tigers' den 
for a session. 

Friday morning, October 31, saw the 
Tigers traveling to Dodge City in a howling 
snow storm to engage the Conqs in battle be- 
fore a homecoming crowd. Dodge City did not 
disappoint the homecomers and sent the 

Arks home on the short of the score. 

The El Dorado Grizzlies were the first to 
enjoy a real hey-day at the Tigers' expense. 
They rolled over the Juco gridmen with a 42 
to 2 count. Next in line was Howey and Com- 
pany from Iola. The Red Devils also held the 
Jungle Cats to a single safety while they 
were collecting 46 points. 

With this final defeat the Tigers hung up 
their suits until next fall. On paper this chap- 
ter of Tiger football does not look so good 
but on the field all eleven players were in 
there fighting the full 60 minutes of game 
time. In the junior college standings the Arks 
finished in ninth place, the lowest position 
which they have held for a number of years. 

After the season was over and the various 
sports editors had picked the all-star teams 
in juco play, J. T. James, Tiger end, was plac- 
ed on the second all-star eleven. Teeter, Mor- 
row, Hite, and Morgan were given honorable 

When the final gun sounded in the Iola- 
Arkansas City game many of the sophomores 
had played their last football game for dear 
old ACJC — yes some had even played their 
last game. 

Some of the boys who ended their juco 
football were J. T. James, who could always 
be counted on to snare a pass when the going 
was tough and who held up his side of the 
line on defensive play ; Herb Hollenbeak, who 
played a whale of a game at tackle ; Delbert 
Smythe, a neat center; Billy Morgan, the 
man who was responsible for the Tiger sig- 
nal-calling; George Bagby, the midget who 
was dynamite ; John Spigarelli, reserve pivot 
man who was mighty; and Charlie Jones, a 
sweet end and pass receiver. To these boys 
and the others on the squad who made up the 
roster of Tiger gridmen it's thanks for giving 
the student body a real season of football. 


The governing body of the junior college, 
the Student Council, was organized October 
21 with George Sy brant, newly elected presi- 
dent, presiding. The council is made up of 
seven members: John Ruckel and Neidra 
Waltz, sophomore representatives ; Jean Peck 
and Bobby Grantham, freshmen representa- 
tives; Elaine Shaw, YWCA representative; 
Bob Morgan, Pep Club representative; and 
the president. 

George Sybrant, a sophomore, was elected 
president by the entire school body. This is 
the highest office in the college. Additional 
officers were John Ruckel, vice president, 
and Jean Peck, secretary. K. R. Galle and D. 
C. Stark were faculty sponsors. 

The purpose of the Student Council is to 
direct the activities of the school pertaining 
to the students. Much of the work is done 
through the social and assembly committees 
which it appoints. Members of the social com- 
mittee, Donald Ecroyd, Bill Ledeker, Lee 
Roberts, Edwina Crane, and Betty Wise, 
chairman, cooperate with the council in 
arranging the junior college socials. The 
assembly committee, Dale Anstine, Wanda 
Watkins, Annagene Heathman, Bob Burton, 
and Bob Morgan, chairman, has charge of all 
regular assemblies. Among its other duties 
the council elects a student member to the 
school athletic board. 

*— * 

George Fredrick Handel's "Messiah" was 
presented December 14 for the tenth conse- 
cutive year under the direction, of Charles L. 
Hinchee, vocal director, and J. J. Dalke, in- 
strumental instructor. The chorus was made 
up of approximately three hundred high 
school and junior college students, alumni, 
faculty members, and others interested in 
vocal work of this sort. 

Guest soloists taking part in the perfor 
mance were Miss Sybil Johnson, soprano so- 
loist from Wichita, and Milton Asfahl, bass 
soloist from Enid, Miss Gladys Dunkelberger, 
contralto soloist of the Oklahoma A and M 
College at Stillwater, sang the alto solos here 
a few years ago. Mr. Hinchee again sang the 

tenor solos and directed several chorus num- 
bers. The special orchestra was made up of 
members from the high school and junior col- 
lege. Miss Ernestine Seeley, accompanied the 
soloists on an organ. 

All Wo*k and A/a Play... 

The first Juco social was given by the 
teachers to help the out-of-town students be- 
come acquainted with Ark Citians. Dancing 
with music furnished by the school record 
player, ping pong, card games, and Chinese 
checkers provide entertainment. 

The second mixer was an all-school social 
given by the PTA. Both high school and Juco 

students attended this event held on Septem- 
ber 29. One of the highlights was the square 
dancing directed by Walt Fesler. 

The third Juco social of the year was an 
overall-apron party November 21. All the 
lads and lassies came dressed in their "work- 
in' clothes." Even the assistant dean was 
wearing a pair of overalls, and even though 
they were a rather tight fitting pair, they 
served the purpose. 

Ping pong tables provided entertainment 
for a few of the more ambitious people. Card 
tables set up in the front part of the gym 
were constantly filled. The stage, used for a 
dance floor, was crowded. Again Walt led in 
square dancing. And did all you folks see 
Miss Hall doing the Viriginia Reel ? Uummm ! 
Refreshments of Dr. Peppers, cookies, and 
candy were served from the kitchen which 
had been remodeled into a oar. 


Arkansas City junior college students went 
out of town this year to pick their class presi- 
dents. Charles Jones, football backfield man 
from Rainbow Bend, was elected sophomore 
class president in the October 2 election. John 
McCall of Cedarvale, also a ball-lugger, was 
chosen by the freshmen as their leader. 

The freshmen stuck to Arkansas City tal- 
ent for the other officers. James Coker was 
named vice-president, Donald Ecroyd secre- 
tary-treasurer, and Jean Peck and Bobby 
Grantham student council representatives. 

The first vote foi vice-president of the 
sophomore class ended in a tie between An- 
gela Quisenberry and Lora Belle Ward, and a 
re-vote was necessary to elect Lora Belle 
to this position. The sophomore officers were 
Madge Sneller, secretary-treasurer, and Nei- 
dra Waltz and John Ruckel, student council 


3>uute* Gtuh GtUfGtUyed 

Singing, amusing anecdotes, and some ex- 
tremely "corny" jokes kept the eighteen 
members of the Dinner Club in good spirits 
at their first meeting, a dinner at the Con- 
gregation Church, September 30. Pat Mingle, 
Bill Ledeker and Miss Sleeth presented a play 
to the group on Wednesday, October 15. 

An extra meeting was held in October. At 
this get-together the speech class, which con- 
stitutes the Dinner Club, enjoyed a hayrack 
ride complete with a camp fire, ghost stories, 
and songs. 

On the evenings of November 11 and 12 
the Speech Class had their regular classes. 
This was done so thai the group might not 
miss any of their sessions while Miss Sleeth 
was attending a national convention for Eng- 
lish teachers at Atlanta, Georgia. 

Leader of this group, which meets regu- 
larly on the second Tuesday of each month, 
is John Ruckel, with Bill Ledeker assisting 
as vice-president. Betty Wise keeps the min- 
utes while Ahniwake Miller takes care of the 
funds. For each session a group of hosts and 
hostesses have charge. Miss Pauline B. Sleeth 
is sponsor. 

"It is still too early to predict much about 
the debate season, but it looks as though we 
have started another successful year," says 
debate coach, M. K. Snyder. 

In the seventh annual Ark City Speech and 
Debate Institue in which debaters from many 
surrounding colleges and high schools join 
with Ark Citians to debate the advisability 
of regulating labor unions by law, Robert 
Morgan, and George Sybrant, came through 
five rounds of debate without any losses. 

In the tournament at Pittsburg on Novem- 
ber 21 and 22 Robert Morgan and George Sy- 
brant won four out of five debates, defeating 
teams were from Westminister, Wentworth, 
Independence, and Oklahoma Baptist Uni- 
versity. Don Ecroyd, and Jasper DeVore, won 
three out of five debates in the Pittsburg 

The Ark City debate teams usually take 
part in six or eight tournaments during the 
season. Those tentatively scheduled for this 
year are at El Dorado, Hutchinson, McPher- 
son, and Independence. 

*— * 

tf-nestch Glub GeleUcdei 

The French club held its first meeting on 
November 19 at the home of Miss Anne 
Hawley, sponsor. French crossword puzzles 
were worked, and Miss Hawley showed sou- 
venirs of her trip through France. 

A luncheon served in the college clubrooms 
made the December meeting memorable. 
Betty Wise announced the Christmas pro- 
gram given by Francis Claypool, Lora Belle 
Ward, Alice Bossi, Louise Benshoof, and 
Harriett Wellman. 

On January 7 twenty members celebrated 
Twelfth Night with a dinner and party at the 
Presbyterian Church. Betty Lou Barnes 
found the bean in the cake which gave her 
the right to choose a partner and rule over 
the evenings festivities. She and Francis 
Claypool were crowned by Victor Reeves, 
who spoke in French. A program of French 
songs sung by Elain Shaw and Gwendolyn 
Appleman, a reading by Miss Pauline Sleeth, 
and a piano selection by Ruth Akers was 

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Top row left to right: Stein- 
bock, Salisberry, Howell, Hoyle, 
Ellison, Hite, Morrow, Coker, 
Morgan, Getto. Second row: Holl- 
enback, Akins, J. Roberts, Teeter, 
Thorpe, Faulk, Foster, Finch, Martin. 
Third row: Jones, Shanks, Shaw, 
Wells, Smythe, James. Front row: 
Spigarelli, C.Roberts, McCall, 
Endicott, Grantham, Bagby, Mascot, 
Ted Bagby. 

Coaches: Delmar Steinbock, 
Barney Getto. 

Captains: James Coker, f 42; 
Billy Morgan, '41; Jack 
Pickett, »42. 

Hail the queen! super salesmen. Welders 
Howland and Hutton. Cheer-leaders. 


With the '41-'42 basketball season nearing 
the mid-way mark the Tigers were enjoying 
the third place berth in the Western division 
of the junior college circuit. 

Returning lettermen to the Tigers' strong- 
hold include Benson Quisenberry, center; 
George Bagby, forward; J. T. James, guard; 
Martin Turner, guard; Harry Freeman, 
guard; and Delbert Wollard, guard. 

The Tiger basketteers opened their season 
with a non-league battle at St. Johns in Win- 
field, December 6. The following Friday the 
Bengals settled down to business when they 
began playing in the Western division of the 
junior college circut. 

Last year the Tigers enjoyed a fairly suc- 
cessful season finishing well up in the second 
division. All indications this year point to a 
highly successful campaign. In addition to 
the letterman back this year the Tigers' 
reserve material has been strengthened by 
the addition of several former Bulldog stars 
as well as a couple of lettermen fromWinfield 
high school. 

The jucos have managed two victories in 
conference play against three defeats. The 
two wins were had at the expense of the 
Garden City Broncos, by a ane-point margin 
26 to 25, and the Dodge City Conqs, by a 
count of 37 to 25. 

The three conference set-backs which the 
Starkmen have suffered v/ere administered 
by the El Dorado Grizzlies, 39 to 25 ; the 
Pratt Beavers, 37 to 31 ; and the Hutchinson 
Blue Dragons, 41 to 25. 

In addition to the regular conference 
battles, the Bengals entered the Indepen- 
dence tournament which was held during 
the Christmas holidays. In tournament play 
the Ark City five lost two and won one. The 
losses were to ElDorado, 47 to 27 and to Fort 
Scott, 32 to 27. The lone victory came over 
the Parsons Cardinals, 35 to 30. 

Boys now wearing the Orange and Black 
regulary are George Bagby, J. T. James, Ben- 
son Quisenberry, Don Hite, Delbert Wollard, 
Martin Turner, Harry Freeman, Clarence 
Roberts, James Rogerts, Neal Collins, Melvin 
Endicott, Bill Van Skike, James Salisberry, 
James Brownell, J. C. Faulk, Gale Paton, Carl 
Foster, and Jack Finch. 

At last ACJC has a real flag of its own! 
It is neither a pennant nor a banner, but a 
flag. The school colors of orange and black 
emphasize a large tiger head gracing each 
side exactly in the middle. A black Maltese 
cross furnishes the background while the 
corners are orange and the letters, ACJC, 
one in each corner, are black. "It's really 
snappy," was Bill Ledeker's brief comment. 

The second important innovation was the 
pleasing change of the girl cheerleaders' uni- 
forms. In place of those hideous orange 
slacks, the girls now wear black corduroy 
skirts ! 

The Pep Club has several functions. Va- 
loyce Ingram, the financial chairman of the 
group, has charge of the stand which fur- 
nishes nervous football and basketball fans 
with food and drink. 

Doing their best to arouse some enthusi- 
asm at the games, the four able cheerleaders 
held several pep rallies. Bill Ledeker and 
Juanita Young are the head cheerleaders. 
Mary K. Quinn and Marjory Fulton were 
chosen for freshman leaders. 

Officers of the club are Neidra Waltz, pres- 
ident; Wanda Watkins, secretary; and Bob 
Morgan, student council representative. 





The Juco Spanish club was organized for 
the first time this year. The group's first 
meeting on December 2 was a covered dish 
supper and special Christmas program. Jor- 
dan Burkey acted as master of ceremonies 
and announced the other participants, Don- 
ald Ecroyd, Edwima Crane, and James Sals- 

On January 6 Donald Ecroyd was elected 
president: elected Elaine Shaw, vice presi- 
dent ; Betty Lou Barnes, secetary ; and Wan- 
da Watkins, reporter. After the business 
meeting members exchanged Christmas gifts 
in keeping with the Spanish Twelfth Night 
custom. Reports of this celebration were giv- 
en by Robert McElroy and James Salsberry. 
Elaine Shaw reviewed the life ofCoronado. 


The Civil Aeronautics Authority spon- 
sored another successful flying- course in con- 
nection with the junior college this fall. 
Along with "Bunt" Speer and Warren May 
eight college sophomores, John Ruckel, Ed- 
ward Merritt, Winston Walker, Victor 
Reeves, Harry Fitzpatrick, Harold Hayes, 
Hal Payne, and Cnarles Webster made up the 
class of ten that received their "wings". 

To successfully pass the flying course the 
boys were required to take ground school, a 
basic feature preceeding the actual flying ex- 
perience. This class, instructed every day by 
D. C. Stark, taught meteorology, mainten- 

ance, navigation, and CAA regulations. Three 
other college students, Delbert Smythe, 
George Bagby, and Herb Hollenback, took 
only this ground school training. 

In order to receive his "wings" a student 
was required to pass a written examination, 
to take at least eight hours of dual flight in- 
struction, and to solo. The flying was con- 
ducted at the airport south of the city by 
Jack Axley, flight instructor, and Lloyd 
Pickett, head flight instructor. 

After completing the first stage of their 
training, the flying cubs work for their pri- 
vate pilot's license. This requires 35 addition- 
al hours of training, which is divided into 
four graduated stages. As a part of this work 
the students must solo a "cross country" 
flight. They plan their own flight schedule 
and route, and prepare maps of the trip. Final 
examinations include a ground test and a 
flight test given by an official CAA exam- 

Rules governing the course are strict. All 
entrants must be from 19 to 26 years of age, 
at least sophomores in college, and in good 
physical health. Those participating in the 

Urging every college girl to attend its "get- 
acquainted" party, the junior college YWCA 
began a successful year. 

The YW book exchange under the super- 
vision of Betty Wise, secretary, and Virgin- 
ia Taylor, president, helps to create funds for 
the organization. 

Officers of the organization include Vir- 
ginia Taylor, president; Betty Fisher, vice- 
president; Betty Wise, secretary; Neidra 
Waltz, treasurer; Lora Belie Ward, program 
chairman; Carol Belt, publicity chairman; 
Betty Jean Ward, publicity co-chairman; 
Mary K. Quinn, devotional chairman; Mari- 
anna Galle, social chairman; Jean Peck, ser- 
vice chairman ; and Eleanor Pearson, pianist. 

The YW belongs to the USO, aided in the 
Red Cross drive, donated $10 to the Chinese 
Relief Fund, and gave to charity at Thanks- 
giving and Christmas. 

This worthwhile organization, sponsored 
by Miss Pauline B. Sleeth and Miss Thelma 
Hall, strives to keep the girls interested in 
religion, education, and worthwhile pleas- 

"From Many Lands", a book by Lewis 
Adamic is being reviewed by chapters at reg- 
ular meetings. Each girl is allowed to choose 
her own chapter, which deals with the true 
life story of a person from a foreign land. 

A Christmas party for the under-privileg- 
ed children was held December 18. Each child 
was presented with a toy. 

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(Continued from Page 2) 
Each girl brought a needy child who received 
a gift. 

Then there's the Messiah! This colorful 
chorus is presented each year as a Christmas 
gift to the people of Ark City. Over 300 peo- 
ple participated. C. L. Hinchee, the director, 
really worked hard to make it a whingdinger. 
(A success to you) 

I could tell pou so much more, but I've got 
to mail this and get some shut-eye. 

Loads of love, 
Mary K. Quinn. 

course are required to sign that they will 
enter further flying training for the govern- 
ment if called to do so.