The Collegian (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 23, Ed. 1, Monday, April 1, 1940 Page: 3 of 4
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Speedy McKay-Hart Tennis Match Today at
Saturday March 30 was a gala day for the. mighty men
of the "White House." Mr. 1. M. Fixemup interior decorator
from London completed his unfinished decorating at the
White House. All the athletic heroes from. Hog Hollow
Goose Creek and Muleshoe returned home from the Easter
holidays to get the surprise of their lives. Their place of
abode was not a ten-room house any longer; it was (and is)
tt uuee-Biury iiiuiiaiun.
Not even the older bova reeoa-
nil their former headquarters.
Alonzo Blttiok and Talpa Thomp-
son slept on the two-Inch rugs In
the beautiful parlor unable to find
their rooms on the third story.
The entire first story is devoted
to recreational purposes. When
you open the door which faoes
Coggln Avenue you are immedi-
ately welcomed by Walter the
used-to-be shine boy who is now
the doorman for the White House
Elite. He supports a wife and
' seven children on his monthly sal-
ary. Several girls are lounging in
the parlor probably come to see
"Red" Adams John Barton and
Gene Hopper using Leap Year as
'an excuse. The parlor is to be
used for the "home lovers"
Squinch "Wolf" Andrew Camp-
bell and J. H. Childs who will do
their home-loving there.
After checking your hat and
coat you are escorted through the
dance hall built to the size of one
of our popular "plonkey tonks."
Where did that name come from?
This was done in order that Hugh
Gleaton Trussell Gaddy and Os-
car would feel at home really.
The College Swingsters are play-
ing every Saturday night.
When the visitors (which are
many) leave the dance hall they
enter the sixty-two table dining
hall. If one visits before the af-
ternoon meal is served he will
find a long table with thirty plates
on each side and one at each end.
At each plate the boy's names
are enseribed on a place card be-
fore It. The two captains Wil-
liam Lee and Leo may be found
sitting at the ends of the tables.
Coaches Ransom and Blair were
table waiters while Mrs. Helen
Post Wright and Mrs. Dora Hunt-
er wash dishes. McNutt the re-
tired governor of Arkansas is
the chief cook.
After partaking of a three-
course meal your writer suddenly
remembered that he had a mes-
sage to send to his girl-friend.
Looking about I discovered Rob-
ert the janitor dressed up in an
official bell-boy's uniform. He
immediately asked to communi-
cate the message for me.
All day Sunday was spent in
preparation for the "Open House"
which has been declared here for
today. Everybody is Invited 1 The
open house is to be topped off with
a buffet supper of "stewed Jack-
rabbits clabber milk and corn-
bread." The climax of the day
will be at 8:00. Immediately fol-
lowing the supper will be a party
on the front lawn. A game called
"briar rabbit sopping" will be
supervised by Red ftoscoe. New-
ton Whitehead the season's fore-
most oontender will be matched
against Sid Pointer last year's
champion for the delight of the
guests. A close race is expected
but Newt with his superior "sop"
is doped to dethrone the cham-
Pon . ..
So don't forget Today is "Opsn
House" at the new "White
One way to be a success in life
it seems is to havoa really good
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heard recently on a CBS Ameri-
cans at Work program is a job
counselor one of those people
who find out more about you than
Library Dice Game
Friday afternoon during a dull
session in the library Miss Rayma
Dillingham cleaned Bertha Foul-
ger of two cents three matches
and five straight pins in a game
of African dominoes near the
book shelves in the far dark cor-
ners. A stray visitor to the sanc-
tuary of the book room overheard
Mrs. McDonald calling on Dilling-
ham to use her Sunday shot. Miss
Dillingham hit a winning streak
at one time during the game and
rolled five sevens and three elev-
ensbefore she diced out.
It is reported that Mrs. McDon-
ald lost a few cents in the game
also as she was fading the in-
vincible Dillingham. The reason
for Miss Foulger's losses is said
to have been her inexperience in
college dice games. She got her
start and fundamentals from that
wicked city of Podunk where she
attended high school. But Miss
Dillingham coached by those two
superior crap shooters Gene Hop-
per and Clifford Ashton easily
overcomes any difficulty present-
ed by her opponent!.
For further results on the daily
crap games in the library see
your local newspaper which will
keep you informed. And watch
Held In Chapel
Tomorrow in chapel about four
hours after milking time Daniel
Baker's two foremost women
wrestlers will ply their trade.
Ernestine Lovelace the poten-
test powdered pugilist in the trade
will defend her championship
against Zelle Horton inexper-
ienced but with plenty on the
ball. May the best woman win.
Preliminary attractions at the
affair will be weight-lifting con-
tests jiujitsu exhibitions acro-
batic tumblers and iron-bending
feats. Evelyn McDaniel and Jan-
ie Conway will vie for weight-
lifting honors; Deomie Lancaster
and Ola Fae Trammel execute the
prowess of jiujitsu; Eva Fae Bo-
land and Alice Smith will give the
latest formations from the acro-
batic world; and Lolita McBeath
will show how Tarzon should bend
his iron bars she claims to be
even better than the ape-man at
The wrestling bout Lovelace vs.
Horton will be refereed by Andy
Campbell and Wilson Lewis. The
winner will be awarded a dashing
.white satin wrestling suit and a
bottle of spring tonic to help re-
cuperate. you know yourself and then find
out how to put it to work.
A recent client of Mrs. Dekker's
was a college graduate who liked
his college friends; particularly
he liked to take them to lunch.
After graduation he became a se-
curities salesman. The depres-
sion came securities salesmen
stopped taking people to lunch
and the man found himself out of
a job. He consulted Mrs. Dekker.
Mrs.' Dekker talked to him. and
found that he was really best at
the thine he loved most being a
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with the speed and dexterity of
a cow. They perform on the grid-
iron and cage courts like con-
tented Ferdinands. Long may they
reign! Hallelujahu! Popcorn 5c
Winner of Girl's Track Meet
Awarded Life-Sfze Trophy
Miss Gail Collier set a new
track record for Daniel Baker
girls by running the 100-yard dash
in one minute flat. Margaret Ox-
ford finished second only one
stride behind Collier. Doris Nelle
finished third about five yards be-
hind and Opal Holley was fourth.
Avyce Lightfoot and Exie Burch-
field also ran.
This record of one minute flat
beat the previous record by five
seconds. The record was prev-
iously held by Stella "Speedy"
Easley who set a mark of one
minute five seconds in 1937 and
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In keeping with the loyalty of
our students we want to express
our appreciation for our athletic
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pokiest and most bovine-like play-
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safely held the title until "Flash"
Collier took up a track career.
The race was held in Daniel
Baker's beautiful new Chandler
Memorial Stadium before a howl-
ing throng of some fifty people
Saturday afternoon. The winner
Miss Collier received a beautiful
white-washed baby elephant in
chapel Monday morning. The pres-
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3:00 P. M.
Hart Doped Winner;
This afternoon at 3:00 p. m.
Professor T. H. Hart defending
champion of the Daniel Baker
Faculty Tennis Club will meet
Professor McKay in an expected
thrilling tennis match. Prof. Hart
who defeated Dr. Chandler for
the title last year will enter into
the match as the slight favorite.
This is due to the fact that the
reflection of the sun off of the
top of Hurt's bald head will par-
tially blind the contending Mc-
Kay and therefore put him at a
great disadvantage. Hart's wick-
ed serve will also be in favor of
bis winning but McKay's brilliant
backhand stroke may off-set his
opponent's experience. Also Dr.
Hart is said to approach the game
with philosopicul strategy playing
his opponent up into a hole and
then lambasting him to a dead
loss. The local fire department
and ambulance companies have
been notified to be on hand in case
of such an event.
In the semi-finals of the Faculty
tournament Hart defeated Mc-
Nutt 6-3 6-1 while McKay easily
defeated Shorty Ransom 6-love
The matches will be played in
the Daniel Baker Gymnasium in
order to have a good court and
stands for the large crowd of spec-
tators who are expected to attend
the affair. The admission to the
match will be 20c and 36c and the
proceeds will go to buy linament
for the players to use after the
game is over. A shirt-tail parade
will be held on the campus to
honor the winner of this long-
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The Collegian (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 23, Ed. 1, Monday, April 1, 1940, newspaper, April 1, 1940; Brownwood, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth100236/m1/3/: accessed March 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.