The Collegian (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 13, Ed. 1, Wednesday, January 14, 1948 Page: 1 of 4
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I he Ueltu Hcta Chi Sorority is the largest soroiity on the Daniel Baker Campus. Pictured above
aro its present members pledges and the faculty sponsor. Loft to right; Top row: Mary Sue Fore-
hand pledge; Earlcnc Early pledge; Zell Bledsoe Nelda LnffeYty pledge; Miss Womack faculty spon-
sor; Brylen'e Lawlcss pledge; Nell Bledsoe pledge; and Virginia Forsom reporter. Bottom row: Wanda
Wilhelm president; Elaine Banks pledge; Gloria Anderson Bobbye Newton pledge; Murl Pepper trcs-
urer; Magilenc Pierce secretary; Alma Coats pledge; and Marilyn Wilhelm.
Sincerely pleasant resourceful
ambitious active and friendly are
only a few of the adjectives which
would accurately describe Wanda
Wilhelm president of the Delta
Beta Chi Sorority Secretary-Treasurer
of the Students Christian As-
sociation and member of the Daniel
Wanda has been a member of the
Daniel Baker student body for six-
teen months. She is now a sopho-
more and majors in Home Econom-
ics. Attention men! Wanda plans
to become a Home Demonstration
Agent upon graduation. She hulls
from the fair city of Comanche and
proudly states this fact upon re-
quest. The Delta Beta Chi elected
Wanda as its president in Septem-
ber 1047. This office holds much
prestige as the Delta Beta Chi is
the largest sorority on the campus
and has a splendid record of
scholarship and achievement.
About this office Wanda modestly
says "I feel that it is important
and I am honored to huve been
selected as president."
During her off periods you will
find Wanda diligently working in
the McClelland Memorial Library
on the Daniel Baker campus. This
in itself is a position of esteem.
The MsClelland Memorial Library
is one of the best equipped and
newest libraries in this vicinity.
Wanda did much work in establish-
ing the present filing and catalogu-
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Carswell cele-
brated their tenth wedding anni-
versary at their home December 23.
Jack is now attending Daniel Baker
and is majoring in agriculture. He
is classified as a sophomore and
is employed by the school a super-
intendent of grounds and buildings.
Mrs. Carswell attended Daniel Ba-
ker in 1045
They have two children Ramona
Sue age five; and Ross age five
Attending the anniversary party
were: Mr. and Mrs. Glen Fatter-
son Mr. and Mrs. Nat GlentonMr.
Enter tho name of your choice in tho blunks provided in
this ballot. Turn this "in to the senato royresentativo at the
door as you enter chapel tomorrow. Thtf nominations will bo
checked by the studont senato and tho two people receiving
the majority of nominations will participate in n run-off
-Mary Ellen Wlnn-
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Daughter Born To
Bill and Winnie Orton of Chicago
announce the arrival of an eight
pound six-ounce daughter Shclia
Fnye born December 9.
Bill was the 1940 student body
president of Daniel Baker .College
u member of the A.O.F. stuff mem-
ber of the COLLEGIAN und the
Trail nnd a member of the Student
Winnie attended in 1946 and was
a member of the Coggin Society.
i Their son Billy was Coggin inns-
Student Injured !n
J. C. (Jake) AUcorn sophomore
suffered n broken urm and crushed
a vertebra Tuesday December 30
when ho fell thirty feet from a pe-
can tree on the Jim Ned River.
Hugh Allcorn brother of the in-
juried student rushed him to
Brownwood to the Memorial Hos-
pital where he is now recovering.
A specialist from Dallas was se-
cured to set the vertebra and All-
corn will be moved to a Dallas hos-
pital to be in his care as soon ah
he is sufficiently recovered to un-
dergo the long trip. His left arm
which was broken during the fall
was injured during tho wnr.
He was paralizcd because of the
injured vertebra and it was first
believed that one side would bo
pnrnlized for life. However since
giving the treatment the Dullas
specialist is of the opinion that All-
corn will be able to walk when ho
has fully recovered.
Mr. Allcorn is n resident of
Bangs and entered Daniel Bukcr
as a freshman lust year majoring
During assembly Tuesday Janu-
ary fl the students of Daniel Ba-
ker contributed $25 us u free-will
and Mrs. Ray Burnett Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Winsmun Mr. und Mrs.
Bill Achor Dell Ruy Thomus and
Juunitu Lawson Dan Guthrie and
Jcun Shcppard und Joe Duvid
The guests were served open face
sandwiches blanched pecans fruit
coke and cokes.
Experience is what you havo
left when everything else is gone-
-for Campus Beauty
-for Campus Sweetheart
-for Most Popular Girl
-for Football Sweetheart
-for Most Popular Boy
-for Most Athletic Boy
DANIEL DAKBR COLLEGE BROWNWOOD TEXAS WEDNESDAY JANUARY 14 1948
Meet The Faculty
MISS ALTA CRAIG
Twenty-five years ago there
( came to Dnniel Baker three peo-
ple who were to become tho best
J known persons of the college.
1 hese three people were Mrs. J. W.
Trapp Miss Alia M. Craig nnd
Mr. C. W. McClelland. Of these pio-
neers none have been more faithful
nor loyal than Miss Craig our As-
Miss Crnig was born and reared
in Wuxuhachic Texas. She gradu-
ated from tho Wnxahncie High
School and then attended Texas
Presbyterian Junior College (which
later became Trinity University).
After attending college she mov
ed to Fort Worth nnd then on to
Brownwood where she attended
Business College to study account
ing and shorthand. Upon finish
Business College she went to work
for the Austin-Hall Wholesule
Hardware Company as a secretary
She rcmuincd with tho hurdwure
firm for a number of years and
then was employed by the Citizens
Nationul Bank as secretary to Mr.
Abncy the president.
In September 1922 Miss Cruig
came to Daniel .Baker as Registrar.
Then in Juno 1047 with South-
western University's taking over
Dunicl Baker Dr. Thompson be-
came Registrar and Miss Craig be-
When asked about her hobbies
she replied "I like reading good
music and motion pictures. How-
ever I would rather hear a good
lecture than unything else I know
Miss Cruig is u member of the
Austin Avcnuo Presbyterian
.Church. She attends the Business
nnd Professional Women's Circle
there; she wus president for ono
I year nnd hus been treasurer for
She is a member of a very mys-
terious new club organized in Dan-
iel Bukcr culled the Club Seven.
(More details of this club can be
found elsewhere in this paper.
About Dunicl Baker Miss Craig
says "Tho spirit of Daniel Baker
is a trudltion that has come down
from tho early days of the college
and is a very livo spirit. It comes
from the founder of this school
nnd it means sacrifice and Christ-
Ian living. Many people havo said
that they have recognized the Dan-
iel Baker spirit after being in Dan-
iel Baker only a few months
Two dairies were engaged in an
advertising war In a western
city. One of tho companies en-
gaged a daredevil racer to drive
o car around the town with large
"This Daredevil Drinks Our
The rival company came out
with placards twice as large read-;
"You don't have to be a dare-
devil to drink our milk."
SCHOOL FAVORITES TO BE NOMINATED BY BALLOT THURSDAY
Mrs. Trapp Appelated Chairman Arraatiment
Committee For Deneoratio Ceiveatiea
New Speeck Teicker
Added Te D. I. Faculty
Miss Ethel Swanson new speech
instructor at Daniel Baker College
arrived on the campus Thursday.
Miss Swanson replaces Miss Mary
Ann Ullrich who was married dur
ing the Christmas holidays.
Miss Swanson received her B.A.
degree from Cnlreton College
Northficld Minnesota her M. A.
from the University of Michigan
nnd has done graduate work at
the University of Iowa Minnesota.
and California. She also did some
work at the Minneapolis School of
Music and Drama. Miss Swanson
has had extensive work in radio
drama and practical speech.
The following Speech courses
will be offered next semester:
Fundamentals of Speech Essen-
tials of Public Speaking Funda-
mentals of Interpretation. Actins.
nnd Radio Speaking.
Miss Swanson comes to Daniel
Bnkcr highly recommended. She
hns done extensive traveling; one
of the highlights of her travels in
Europe was witnessing the original
Passion Play at Oberammcrgnu
Miss Swanson is a member of
Zeta Phi Eta a national profes-
sional sorority for speech and arts
based entirely on scholarship.
COGGINS HAVE MEETING .
AND CHRISTMAS PARTY
On the night of Dec. 16 the
home of Vera Taylor was the meet-
ing place of the Coggin Society.
After tho business meeting was
completed a Christmas party was
held nt which seven uctives and
five pledges were present. Tho
active members present were Betty
Ellis Anncttu Muuldin Dorothy
Clement Ncldn Session Cora Lou
Lambert Marty Snyder and Jane
Overby. Tho pledges present were
Jimmy Humrick Vera Taylor
Anna Belle Harrell Kutherino
Boohcr and Mary Ellen Winn.
Gifts were exchanged and delicious
refreshments of sandwiches cook-
ies pecun pie und coffee were
Coffee Douiknuti Now
Wilkin Smellini Diitance
The Hill Billy Bookstore opened
for business in its new locution in
the StudcntUnion Building Satur-
day January 10 and on hand to
dish out coffee and doughnuts to
student customers wcro H. Don
Rodgcrs public relations admin-
IdtiinfnM nml a .AAMinMi UAilnn I
ntiMtwt unit inn pvbivu wvhuihii
The new more spacious location
contains a juke box marble ma
chine coke machine Dr. Pepper
machine books und school supplies
plus a new snack bar complete with
ice-cream coffee and doughnuts
and the luxury of comfortablo
chairs. Music from tho juke-box
will be transmitted to tho lounge
which will be rcudy for use soon.
Also in the Student Union will be
n kitchen completely equipped and
faculty and student offices.
Nn. Tup p Nn. Ckener
Honor Delti letn end
Home Ecenemici Dep't
Friday evening a theater party
was given by Mrs. J. W. Trapp and
Mrs. John Chesser for the members
of the Delta Beta Chi and the
Home Economics girls.
After seeing "Tho Wistful Wi-
dow of Wagon Gap" everyono en-
joyed hamburgers cokes pie and
Those attending were Ernell
Early Nelda Lafforty Betty Oli-
ver Tyleno McQueen Mary For
tune Elaine Banks Alma Coats (
Marilyn Wilhelm Mary Sue Fore-
hand. Wanda Wilhelm Magllene
Pierce Murl Pepper Bobbye New-i
ton Nell Bledsoe Mable Eubank1
and the hostesses Mrs. Chesser
and Mrs. Trapp.
Mrs. Irene Trapp has been ap-
pointed chairman of the committee
on arrangements for the State
Democratic Convention to be held
In Brownwood on May 25 by
Robert W. Culvert Chulrmun of
;thc State Democratic Executive
Committee of Hlllsborro.
i Mrs. Trupp regent und former
I president of Daniel Baker Col-
. lege heads one of three committees
'simultaneously appointed by the
' state chairman. Other members of
the committee on arrangements for
the Brownwood convention urc
Howell E. Cobb Brady; Mrs. John
J. Perry Sweetwater; French M.
Robertson Abilene and Mrs. Wude
I Mrs. Trapp's committee for the
; Brownwood convention Muy 25
will be charged with the important
task of making all arrangements
.'.or this convention.
Mrs. Trapp is a member of the
State Democratic Executive Com-
mittee. j A native of Brownwood nee
Irene Adams Mrs. Trapp wus tho
youngest gruduute of Brownwood
High School. She holds BS und
BA degrees from her alma mater
Daniel Buker MA degree from the'
University of Texas did gruduute
work ut Columbia University and
completed work toward Ph. D. at
I the University of Texus that dc- j
gree being confered on her also
j by Daniel Buker to which she
j wus culled buck from the univcr-
' sity to head the extension depart-
ment of DBC.
! During four years us head of tho
extension department Mrs. Trapp
made an outstanding record und
the department paid its own ex-
penses salaries of Mrs. Trapp und
two others and cleared more than
For 10 yours Mrs. Trupp wus
head of the Department of Educa-
tion of Duniel Baker and was the
first and only woman in the United
Stutcs to head tho educution de-
partment of a white senior co-edu-
A Club Is Bom
Announcing the birth of tho
SEVEN-PLUS CLUB whose mem-
bers comprise the MISS contingent
of the Daniel Baker College faculty.
Before anyono jumps to conclus-
ions let it bo known that the mem-
bers of the club do not in the least
miss being MRS. One glance at
tho group will convince anyone that
this stute of single blessedness wus
and still is u mutter of choice.
It is doubtful that tho prerogatives
of Leap Yenr will bo utilized by
these particular Misses.
The Club hns no constitution no
dues! But with true feminine in-
consistency itdoos huve officers:
President Roxie Hngopian; Secre
tary Alta Craig. Tho remaining!
members are Nellio Brnndenstcin '
Mno Brunnom Mabel Eubanks
Maudie Jo Fields Ethel Swanson
and Ophelia Wesley.
Two New Numbers
To Be Presented Soon
The Daniel Baker Chorus under
tho direction of Miss Roxie Hngop-
ian has been preparing two very
inspirational selections Tho first
Glory to the Trinity from tho Rus-
sian Liturgy of St. John Chrysos-
torn by C Rachmaninoff Opus
31 translated by Charles Winifred
Douglas; the second A Woodland
Symphony by Ludwig Van Beet-
hoven taken from his Fifth Sym-
phony. It is an ideal setting for
mixed voices and has been selected
from the "Andante" second move-
ment of the "Fifth" Symphony
which is an outstanding example of
the master's creative genius
The chorus has improved remark-
ably under the direction of Miss
Hagopian and is expecting to pro-
nt an Operetta in the future.
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MRS. IRENE TRAPP
New Editor Sought
"Dub" Dillingham Trail editor
has unnounced his resignation us
editor of the 19-17-18 Trail because
of inability to receive compensa-
tion for work on student publica-
tions. Dillingham who is receiv-
ing pnyment for total disability un-
der the G. I. Bill of Rights is un-
ublc to receive money in excess of
$200.00 according to government
regulations concerning veteran stu-
dents. "Dub" is mairied hus ono child
nnd wus interested in editing the
Trail not only because it offered
him the opportunity to servo the
school but tho salary of $25.00 per
month would tend to offset tho
hight cost of living for u veteran
student with two dependents.
Ray Barnctt student president
hus unnounced that selection of a
new editor by the students will
come in the very near future n3
work on tho annual is now in pro-
cess. Dillingham defeated two capubln
opponents Nat C! lea ton und Bryan
Morrow during n bullot election
earlier in the semester.
Duck hunting was the mnjor ut-
tuction for the Dnniel Baker sport-
smen during the holiday season
nnd Ben Orton lends with about
twenty of our fenthercd friends
bagged during the ten day vaca-
tion. Most of his kill was taken
in tho draws of Brownwood with
the use of decoys blinds nnd n
Crowding Ben for first plnco is
Billy Buker who took to the pen-
nut fields for his portion of ducks.
Ho ulso hunted on tanks on the
Bayou nnd on tho lake.
Louis Winsmnn and Ruy Barnctt
tenmed up nnd did a lot of hunting
but they always seemed to be
cither too early or too lute or
Just in tho wrong place. That
part of tho Bayou that extends to
tho reservation proved good hunt-
ing to Shorty Smith und Wnlter
Holmes got his limit by
creeping Indian fashion close to
the sheltered coves of the crock
nnd using his duck call to "sound
Probubly one of tho most en-
thusiastic hunters was Dell Ray
Thomas who equipped with pow-
erful field glasses and a double-
barrel twclve-guugc hud exception-
al luck on a privuto tank tho lo-
cation of which he wouldn't reveal
during tho season.
Glenn Patterson mado several
early morning hunts but failed to
kill a slnglo duck. Jack McCulley
and Joe Grantham killed ono each
and Roger Wooldridge killed two
while hiking seven miles down the
Delta Beta Chi
Tho Dolta Beta Chi Sorority had
a Christmas Party December 10
1047 at 7:30 P.M. in the home of
Euginia Neeley at Lake Brown-
wood. Those attending the party wore:
Wanda Wilhelm Bobbyo Newton
Virginia Forson Murl Pepper
Two Nomineei For Eick
vmce win compete
In riial Run-Off
Ray Barnett student president
unnounced Tuesday that school
favorites would be nominated in
"Tho student senate" Barnett
said "haB chosen the simplets most
fair method of choosinsr our favor.
' itcs and at the same time one that
will insure a prompt completion of
the election. Time is important be-
cause our unnunl is nenrimr com.
Lplction and pictures for the fav
orite section will be needed soon."
The vote will be by ballot. Each
student muy nominate any student
on the campus for any of the pos-
itions if he desires to do so.
This nominating system is ex-
plained more fully at the bottom
left-hand corner of this page where
the reader will find a ballot to be
retained for nominating purposes.
Regent Addresiei AAU
Women In San Angelo
Mrs. Ireno Trapp Regent of
Daniel Baker College Addressed
tho American Association of Uni-
versity Women in tho Cactus Hotel
San Angelo Saturday January 3.
Her talk on "Keynotes For Peace"
in connection with her recent Euro-
pean trip was tho twenty-second
speech based on foreign conditions
since her return to the United
Stutcs in October.
After the luncheon which is held
each month by the American As-
sociation of University Women the
public was invited to attend the lec-
ture by Mrs. Trapp. A large num-
ber of Daniel Baker ex-students
in tho San Angelo vicinity were
The ex-students of Daniel Baker
in San Angelo arc planning a sim-
ilar meeting to be held in the near
future nnd Mrs. Trapp has been
invited to attend as guest speaker.
Mrs. Trapp estimated that about
twenty former Daniel Baker stu-
dents arc now teaching in the pub-
lic schools for San Angelo.
The Delta Beta Sorority met
Tuesday afternoon January 0
1048 nt 4:30 P.M. in the home
of Mrs. Jesse Womack for their re-
gular business meeting of the
month. Among other things they
discussed plans for a student dance
in the very near future.
Mrs. Womack surprised the
group by serving fudge pecan
candy (which she made with her
own muthcmutically-nimbled fin-
gers) und tho business meeting
turned into u party.
Love and Faith Theme if Radii
Speech By Mr. CArruth Jan. 6
"Faith hope and love but the
greatest of theso is love" and
"Faith without works is dead" so
quoted by Mr. Carruth from Cor-
inthians I and James as the theme
of his subject on the January 0
Student Christian radio program.
Two thoughts that Mr. Carruth
brought out were first that when
Sir Galahad paused in his search
for tho Holy Grail dismounted
and shared his food with a hungry
beggar this was an act of love.
Those who tossed a coin in haste
were performing acts of duty. The
second thought was that one who
sii uj paansss vu Ami 'oaoi bsu
faith: "Man was not made for
earth alone; his destiny is great
if sought through acts of love and
Magilnene Pierce Nell Bledsoe
Zell Bledsoe Marilyn Wilhelm
Gloria Anderson Brylene Lawless
Alma Coats Nelda Lnfferty Mary
Sue Forehand Ernell Early Patsy
Cavanaugh Elaine Banks Eugenia
Neeley Freddie Neeley Mrs. Jessie
Womack and Mr. and Mrs. Neeley.
Hot chocolate cake and candies
were served throughout the even
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