The Collegian (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 1, Ed. 1, Saturday, January 31, 1925 Page: 1 of 4
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How About Starting
a Trophy Room
DANIEL BAKER COLLEGE
BROWNWOOD. TEXAS JANUARY 31 1923
CAGERS SPLIT WITH DENTON
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The Hoard of Trusters of DunielTupic.-irnnceK arc In order.
Baker College met in the'Admlnlslrn
tlyB building the evening of January
13th In ' called meeting. This inert
llg was belt) for the purpose of dls-
cttatlng the general conditions of the
(Allege nnd h few special matter..
One of the purposesjrf the confer-
ence Was for the purpose of discussing
the election of the faculty oMD28.26j
wbleh will be held at thr regular quar-
terly vnieetjng about the middle of
'Mapy Interesting reports were made
to tfce Trustees. One of these con-
cerned the growth of the student body
Of Daniel linker College during the
tut foUr years. Four 'years ago
Mantel Baker was struggling ulong
with1 a bare hundred students of col-
lege classification. -The total number
of students Including the academy
student special- und the fine urtK
Indents was well under the two hun-
Since then the academy lias been
dropped and all our students arc of
collegiate standing. Our enrollment
of 'regular college students tuklni; full
courses Is now orer the two hundred
mirk. .-This .number doesn't include
if 'repetitions' and docs not Include
'tt 'Aac arts students or the' specials.
. Trl-break the record for student
wijktt was -net during the past year.:
Ifjrt years total number! of students
'w'iipiiri)xlmately four hundred and
ktthjdlng ill the specials fluejirU
ttjlcfcttv and the summer school en-
roltoient. This number does not curry
The year 1024-25 promises to break
that ecord for total cnrolltncnr ns
tie number for the first half or the;
year has already eclipsed that t last
A&oiher Interesting matter was
brought out concerning the debts of
the Institution. Tuking Just one for
A example: four years ago there was
one single outstanding debt of XIO-
flW.'l .that debt bus been cut to $3000
it; present. . Likewise many of the
a'tber debts Jiave been met mid all
outstanding liabilities will b. rnllrcly
Hrlped out in the nri.r future.
' j Another thlngi The. Coggln Mem-
orial'llull has hceiivhullt slnee four
. .ifW Hgo.
' ' ' Ho iiaiM liaktr Groumf
'Statistics show thut during the past
four years the college enrollment luyt
' doubled; In spite of the fact that the
'Aeademy. has been discontinued. This
hon for all departments.
S The faculty has necessarily been en
larged and more courses are now be-
V6ae building has been added to' the
:' three .prYvlotUly established.
s'ftankd. Hatter has re-entered the
.fteM of !nte.Colleglate Athletics nnd
contests of all kinds. Under the cap-
'ab direction of our heud coach Oral-
fey . rtlgfinboUiain who came to Dan-
kl Baker this year und took over the
Job or re-estanllshing athletics this
dfpartbient has taken greut strhles.
f Dulilel Iluker Is re-entering Collrg-
late-Basketball coratltion this year
after an;absence of seven years. Ath-
letics are due much support.
the UIU Billy Band was establish-
' ( The; liabilities of the institution have
vbeit '.WVlttled .considerably
..; ' f Bhe COHttlM.To Otowf
f( TUi U an assured fact
' ' ' 'pilrjnjl the next year or two all its
; dehuf will -he underlined In red and
. JPihta Baker will possess a fair en-
; alsjirtlent whleh U expected to grow
' laaWdjately after eancelUtlon of Us
Wd. .These debts will' be cared. for
if jtbe Presbyterian EducatlonaJ cam-
. Mlfji allotment. Part of the endow-
iMMtVll come freen this source and
' awre from the late 8. R. Cog gin estate
f-WWi Danhl Daker to the-bene
i'r. The'MemorUI Hall was built
VVsi H1I . IflUrVf.
ArlJWw.af'-nwlo t 9 Donal-
Ma uyanaiiuni wnitm wui uc
(Itaai tke Edueatkin fund.
')riaTatIon of tlie( Admlulitra-
ka)0fCeeaiiiKjmgs are aio
atMt.of tlte cuatpus side-
L t. . '-T
MsMk trees aad Ml outward
DOUBLED IN 4 YEARS.
A new park or the old one subject
to much improvement It being plan-
ned. Several new courses never before
oft'ercd In Daniel linker will be start-
ed next year.
' Co-Optratfou Xtrdetl.
With so many Improvements and
advances assured the student body of
Daniel Iluker Is urged to give its ut-
most co-oeration to every activity
that Is now being carried on. In an
effort to improve all departments in
proportion to the muterlal improve-
ments that are due.
Daniel linker stock continues to rise
on the market I
James Hugh Gibbs
Wins Prize Auto
The students of Daniel Baker will
be pleased to know that .lames Hugh
Gibbs son of Muyfleld "Fat" Ciibss
our line couch of the past two football
seasons won the Durnnt special prize
automobile given hy Giltlnms Dry
Hoods Co. to the boy or girl getting
the most number of votes in the con
test Immediately before Christmas.
In a short card of thanks in The
Ilulletln of n recent dutr James let
all his friends und supporters in the
contest know how much he appreciat-
ed the prise. Winning the contest in
a short measure showed his popular-
ity among the students of Dunlcl Ua
ker as they were loyal supporters dur
ing the toting.
Where Is the Girls' basketball team?
Why not begin regular tennis prac-
tice and enter u team in Collegiate
BOOST THE CAGK TKAM.
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1 Abovei Girls Pen Squad that gave color nnd enthusiasm U every contest. 'Miss Mabel Stone (in dark ' emit) Sponger of the football team and leader
. of the Pep Squad. t - . 1 ( 1 ;
Below 1 Football Squad left to right top rowi Grulley lliiiginhnlham head roach Fat Gibbs line couuh-Mclnnl Stalcup eal Flint K. Mrlnger
1 ' Curry 'rhoaVis AlfordIrbyf Middle rowi Scott mauugert Moblcy Tubor.Jjjm- White Bragg. Patterson Head Trammel. Prentice Muter.
1 Lower rowi Toland A Taylir Smith Caplalnek t ) "Jew; l'a lor V Strkiger Captain Wood Le May Flack Knox Rroek. s '
Given by Central
Last Sunday night January IS
the choir of the Central Methodist
church presented tho tuneful Can-
tata "Tho Everlasting Light" by
Ira 'Bishop Wilson. Tho cantata
whs tinder tho direction nf Paul
KlingHtedt head of the Voice De-
partment of Daniel Baker College.
The ensemble work nhowed care-
ful study and wan given with n
depth of feeling that left a deep
Impression on the 'listeners.
Especially beautiful were the
numbers "Bethlehem" and "Tho
Virgin'; Lullaby." Tho solo parts
of these numbers wore sung by
Mr. J. ft. Denman Mrs. Harris and
Miss Edna Germany.
Mrs. Denman'fl voice was beau-
tiful 1b- quality nnd volume. Miss
Germany's voice was round and
full and could easily bo beard above
tho choir that accompanied her.
In tho arl.i "And There Were
Shepherds" Mrs. Stoke displayed
a voice of beautiful quality und
sang In a manner that was a credit
to herself and her Instructor.
The Central Methodist choir un-
der tho direction of Mr. Kllngstedt
has become one of the Uvest and
most industrious musical organisa-
tions in Ilrownwood. A cordial in-
vitation Is extended to all Metho-
dist studcuts and church members
and others who should deslro to
become associated with this organ-
Keep the Change
On any college spreading lawn; the
greenest freshman stands
The fish a funny thing is he with
' large and awkward hands.
Not the fish of the swimming kind
that lives out In the seu'
But the fish of the funny face ns
green as he ran be.
September days see Mm come in a
kid a gain' to school
With large round eyes and mouth
agape; obey In' esery rule.
But by the bleak December days It'i.
Some little girl lias trained blm till;
he's bold bland nnd dapper.
We do not recommend this change nor
say that it is right
But we have watched it now for years
and It's a pleasing sight.
DANIEL BAKER IS SHOT
(Bv Associated I'u.ss)
Johnstown X. Y. Dee. 20. Daniel
linker is dead of bullet wound said to
have been Inflicted by III- son Wil-
liam L. Baker. Police say the son ad-
mitted lie shut the father in a quarrel.
The sou will be arranged today.
No dear reader this above men
tioned Daniel Baker Is not the one for
DANIEL BAKED HE
IMF 111 H PETITION
First Team m Seven Yean Now Working Hard.
Atter an absence from inlrrcollcg-$liolliam has only one letter man to
late basket ball competition since the
eur precrtling tne worm war1 me
Hill Billies started p-nctlce last night
with the intuition of developing a
winning team to mark their re-en-trnuce
into this Held of spurt.
I'raelht at Mv-mnrfttl Hull
In the absence of r. Gymnasium the
Hilt Billies are working out on the
court at the Soldiers' nnd Sailors'
Memorial Hall. It is the hope of the
college officials to have the Daniel
Baker Gymnasium ready for the lias-
ket ball season nextve.jr. Last week
the 'team worked Ynit In'thc High
School Gymnasium but' since that
time the Memorial Hall was secured
and the team is going through stiff
workouts In an attempt to gel in form
at the earliest date possible.
About twenty candidates answered
the first call for the cage team and en-
tered Into competition fur berths on
the squad. Coach Higglnbothaiu has
a hard bill to pull this year. With-
out a regular college gymnasium tor
practice with the loss of several weeks
practice by getting such a Lite start
and with a Mpiud of inexperienced
chances for the team would look
slim to an outsider. Coach Illggin-
whom our Alma Mater is named. Just
a case of slmitartly of names. How
many know the story of the life of
Daniel Baker for whom our college Is
named? There are several copies of
the book "The Life and Labors of
Dank I Baker" In our library and it
'would lie scry
worth while to read
- ENTERS T J.
start work with. Clifford Carruth n
letter man of the -trim of 1017 at
guard who Is now a senior In college
Is the only mun with any college ex-
perience. Of the remaining numbers
Schlutxc Patterson has the advantage
of one year on the S. M.'U. Fresh-
man team at center and Is a strong
contender for that itositlon. "Fussy"
Bragg has the advantage of experi-
ence on the John Turlrtofi squad In
'2:1 anil is nut for a tinsltlan nt guard.
The other candidates nre all "rookies"
at college basket ball but all have
the old Daniel linker fight nnd compe-
tition for nil the position will he tense
as no position Is cinched.
In addition tothe two games 11 1-
f reaily played with the Denton Normal
Eagles the Hill Billy quintet will
imet the cagers from Simmons Col-
lege nnd Abilene on Monday und
Tuesday nights January 20 and 27
at the Memorial Hall. Other games
are now scheduled with Abilene Chris-
tian College McMurry College San
Marcos Normal Sam Houston Nor
mal and negotiations arc under way
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.wiiii several outer colleges ror games.
-Ilrownwood Bulletin Jan. i:i.
HILL BILLIES TAKE OPENER 23
T0 1 7-EftGLES WIN SECOND TUNE
First Team Since 1917 Sh owa Many PotaibiUtitf.
By winning the opener of the scm -
son with the fast Denton Normal
Five the HIM Billy basket ball stock
took a Jump on ";";';'. The form
displayed by the Hill Billies although
far from perfect was as much a sur-
prise to them us to their supporters.
The lltll Billies entered the g.ime
decidedly the underdogs hut emerged
with first victory and played n good
game the second night despite the
fact that they lot.
The Denton r.ngles were runners up
In the T. I. A. A. last year and dis-
played their best form Inst Saturday
night when they defeated the Hill
The Daniel Baker supporters nre
well satisfied with the showing of the
Goats in these two contests. Denton
had experience long practice and a
number of practice games behind them
at the hrghmlng of these contests
and all the Hill Billies td was the
desire to win as they lacked experi-
ence practice and had played no prac-
With these games behind the Hill
Billies are working hard and are try-
ing to round Into some form before
they meet the Simmons cagers next
Monday and Tuesduy night at the
The following write-up of the games
wus taken from the Ilrownwood Dally
Quite a 'difference In tho form of
playing over Friday night was dis-
played on Saturday night between
the North Texas Ponton' Eagles nnd
the Daniel Bnknr Hill BitHcs nt the
Soldiers nnd Huilors Memorial Hall
which the KtigloH won 33 to 9.
Saturday night th'j Kugles vro
in good form And wero u llttlo
more actlvo on the slick floor than
they were Friday night. Tho Billies
fouled very often us dhfllic Uuglcs
and many foul throws nt tho goal
were tho results of the fouls of both
teams and t.-o players of each
team wero put out of the gaim;.
The teams were not as evenly
matched us they wero Friday night.
Tho Eagles found tho goals more
often and they showed bottor de-
fense In both helves which was the
main reason that tho BUHci were
successful In scoring only one field
goal out of the nine points which
they wero successful In scoring.
EIod Stringer scored four of tho
Billy points They all came in the
Pattcrsorv nnd Alford Hardlgrce
i nininn wnrn thn four men
put out on account of personal I
..! fpA tf klu him Mi nlnvnil nul
good ball as they did Friday night.
Brandon wan high points man in
tho game with eight free goals and
two field goals. Hayes came second
with eight points.
Thero were two players on' tho
Hill Billy team that look as though
they might develop Into wondortul
players; they nro Alford and Trtftn-
rael. Both these men showed up
well In the two games last week
which were their first collego bask-
etball games. '
Coach Hlgginbothain ir going to
'work on his team and the nextl
gamea they play their entire team
will be in tho very best condition.
The guarda and forwards of tho
Billy squid are rather -flow but
it'll believed that they can b'e de-
veloped Into fairly good'T. I. A. A.
(earn. ' "; I
This la tho first year slnce 4017
that the Daniel Baker-quintet has
gone out for basket ball honora.
Ragles Hill Billies
Hayea ..'. ... H. Strfnger
Hardlgree (0) ...... .....Alford
Brandon ...........i. . Patterson
McCombs : .;. F. Strlngor
Perryman . Carruth (0)
Substitutions:: Eagles McCrory
for Hardlgree Jones for Brandon.
gillkta Bragg for Carruth Tram
I for l)i Stringer Stalcup for
'Alford Carruth for Bragg and K.
Stringer for Patterson
i Scoring: l-'agfcs ' Urandoh 12
joints lluycs rlghtpolnts' Me
('Imiw' wo P0nt8 McCrftry-four
nnlnln: Jonen. one nolnt; and Hur.
dBrM 8x pont8i tjoi( E sjfrIo.
gar rour points; 1'atteraon two
points: Stalctip one polnl Tram-
mel two points.
The Daniel Baker Hill Billies came
In to the basket hall court Friday at
the Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial
.Hall and won their first game from
the North Texas Stale Teachers col-
lege qu(utct 2: to 17 in a falrfy'fast
game. 'This game was the first the
Hill Billy team had participated In
till' season and It is believed that it
is one of the first scheduled games In
the T. I. A. A. It was the first'T. I.
A. 'A. game to be played nl Browu-
wood and the first by either team.
With only five days of practice' the
Billies showed up fairly well ami .cor-
td first in (lie game. The 'lead In-
creased as the gume grew older and
uiver n time wus Its lead thretarned.
The Teachers runners up In the As-
sociation basketball conference lust
ear did not show -much ut the hall.
Hlgglubnthnm's men showed sieed
nnd handled the hull pretty well.
Most of the players on the 'squad
are Freshmen and have never had any
college basketball before Tr::"-.!"
and Pnltcrtim ' lk well.
Alford plni'd a pioil game at thiie-.
but lie was not accurate In hist irual
totsitiff. Condi fllgglnhnrhutu sawhii
team in action -ted he vi make some
improve mints and fill In a few1 nf the
weak places he saw.
The learn the Teachers hail wuu
supposed to be a good squad "but" I hey'
showed nothing except an ability to ''
pass the ball from one goal to another ' '
fairly well. Hurdlpfrce captiUn und '
forward of the Teachers showed good"' '
form. Hurdigrcc was high point van
on his team w ith three field goals and
his team with six points. Trammel
was high )olnt man on his team with
three field goals and four free pitches;
Patterson next with three field goals
and three free pitches.
The Daniel Baker team wus the
first that the school has had out' for
basket ball since 1017 when athletics
were suspended on account 'of the
world war. On this teum FrlduyJliere
was one mnn who played guard on-
the 1017 team. He was CnrfutbJ;'cap-
taiu of the 1925 squad. -h.-i7'
Some of the Billy players wero sick '
Friday and unable to get Into the .
game. One of them MclnnWn fo);
ward would huve started had he not
been confined to lils'bed
Couch Held of the Eagles 'used Ull .
' ' hb. reserves In theame.
The liiie-upi 1
Forwards ' '
F Stringer IIyM
Patterson .. Jones
Center ' .
Carruth ("apt Fcrrsiuun
Subtitutlonsi Daniel linker 'Tram-
tinel fur E. Stringer Hrugg for I'.
Stringer; Teachers Burr .for Hayes
Hu)es for Burr McCombs for Jones
Brandon for Hayes. 'Scoring Daniel
Bukcr Patterson nine points; Alford
five iMiints; Trommel ten1 'polnU.
Teachers Hayes four points; Hardl-
gree sl H)lnts; Perry one point;
Brandon four points; MeCray . one
point.'and McCombs one point
Miss ha LeefemM
Miss lva'Lcc Fenncll aftChUdrcsH
Tcxus underwent nn oratlon for
appendicitis Tuesday nlglit following
a sudden and severe attack.' f f
Miss Peunell is resting weMtd ac-
cording to all reports fromhej Haul-
tarlum Is on the road to recovery.
Miss Peunell Isj; new student 'hi
Daniel Baker College cowing) In at
the beginning of the winter; term
transferring from Canyon1 Normal.'
V wish her a speedy recovery that
she may 'return humedlately to the
college and resume her work..
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