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The twenty-ninth annual meeting of the Texas Folk-Lore Society was held in Austin, April 22 and 23. The following program was presented:

THURSDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 22, 1943, 2:30 o'clock, Geology Auditorium 14

Welcome, Mody C. Boatright, President, University of Texas.

Pedro de Urdemales, Folk Hero from Spain to America, Frank Goodwyn, Austin.

Student Contributions from the University of Texas:

A Settler's September, Etta Parks, Somerville.

A Man of Property, Dorothy Chatmas, Hearne.

Satiric Songs from Taos, Karl Young, University of Texas.

THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 22, 1943, 8:00 o'clock, Texas Union Building, Main Lounge

Negro Spirituals, Jubilee Choir of 200 Voices, Austin.

Dry Weather, J. Frank Dobie, University of Texas.

Uncle Weaver and the Water Witch, Dewey Bradford, Austin.

Doodlebugs and Doodlebuggers, H. H. Adams, Abilene.

Romance and Humor of the Oil Fields, Boyce House, Fort Worth.

Negro Work Songs, Jubilee Choir, Austin.

FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 23, 1943, 10:00 o'clock, Union Building, Room 315-316

Traditions of a Texas Pioneer Family, Mrs. Inez Praytor, Houston.

A Woman Journalist of the Oil Fields, Nan Hillary Harrison, Austin.

Student Contributions from the University of Texas:

Lake City, Colorado, Miles H. Carpenter, Wichita Falls.

Prickly Pear, Betty Lincoln, Dallas.

The Musical Snake, Roy S. Scudday, Sweetwater.

FRIDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 23, 1943, 2:00 o'clock Geology Auditorium 14

Czech Folklore in Texas, Olga Pazdral, West.

Student Contribution from the University of Texas:

A Pair of Llano Thieves, Ernest Speck, Llano.

The Pioneer Woman, Mrs. Frank Gutherie, Berclair.

Business Meeting: Election of Officers, etc.

FRIDAY NIGHT, APRIL 23, 1943, 7:00 o'clock, Crystal Ballroom, Driskill Hotel

ANNUAL DINNER, partaken of and listened to jointly by the Texas Folk-Lore Society and Texas State Historical Association.

Social half-hour, 7:00 to 7:30 p. m., Mezzanine Floor Driskill Hotel. Dr. K. H. Aynesworth, Waco, presiding.

Gib Morgon, Oil Field Minstrel, Mody Boatright, University of Texas.

The San Antonio Road, Gibb Gilchrist, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College.

At the annual dinner, held jointly with the Texas State Historical Association, the winners of the writing contest sponsored by the Society for Texas University students were announced. They were:

First Place: Miles H. Carpenter, Wichita Falls: “Lake City, Colorado.”

Second Place: Roy S. Scudday, Sweetwater: “The Musical Snake.”

Third Place: Ernest Speck, Llano: “A Pair of Llano Thieves.”

Fourth Place: Etta Parks, Somerville: “A Settler's September.”

Fifth Place: Betty Lincoln, Dallas: “Prickly Pear.”

Sixth Place: Dorothy Chatmas, Hearne: “A Man of Property.”

The following officers were elected:

President: Henry Nash Smith, Austin.

Vice-presidents: Dr. L. H. Hubbard, Denton; Sadie Hatfield, College Station; Frank Goodwyn, Austin.

Counselors: Mrs. W. S. Randall, San Antonio; R. H. Hawn, Corpus Christi; Mabel Major, Fort Worth.

Secretary: Mody C. Boatright, Austin.

Treasurer: Mrs. Marcelle Lively Hamer, Austin.

Editors: Mody C. Boatright, Austin; Donald Day, Dallas.

In view of the uncertainties of transportation, a motion was passed authorizing the officers of the Society to decide whether or not to hold a meeting in 1944, and in case a meeting were determined upon, to fix the date and place.

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