The Collegian (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 2, Ed. 1, Tuesday, October 10, 1950 Page: 1 of 6
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OF DANIEL BAKER COLLEGE
BROWNWOOD TEXAS TUESDAY OCTOBER 10 1950
OCT. 10 NAMED
F-DAY FOR FISH
Freshmen day is right upon us
and it really brings out the true
meaning of the Hillbillies. October
tenth has been set for this annual
event. Many oh's and ah's can be
heard throughout the campus com-
ing from those underlings the
"Fish." "I simply won't embarass
myself by looking like something
out of World War II." "You'd think
I had crossed the 38th parallel
without General MacArthur's for-
ces from the way I look." "Maybe
I can catch the measles the day
before Freshmen day." "Did you
hear how we're supposed to wear
our hair?" "I simnly can't bea1
going to school looking like that."
These are just a few things which
were heard after the announcement
was made to the Freshmen class
about how they were to dress.
Don'! feel so down-hearted fresh-
men this is supposed to be your
"big duy." You have one day to
make up for the nine months that
the upper classmen have over you.
Use it to your advantage. If you
have trouble with anyone here is
your chance to even things up
but remember tomorrow is another
For those who don't know how
the freshmen are going to dress
I'll attempt to give you some con-
ception of it. The girls are to wear
their hair in small pigtails all ovor
the "cranium" a necklace of garlic
or onions a "toe-sack" over the
shoulders old long flannels paja-
mas or anything else to make like
idiots. The boys are supposed to
wear a "toe-sack" worn out over-
alls two different types of shoes
one sock a couple of cracked
teeth or a reasonable facsimile a
hound dog or anything else to
make themselves repulsive. Don't
forget you are honored with a
d:v of your own. You are just a
freshman once that is if you have
a little luck with you. Let's make
the best of 1950's Freshman Day.
A loose fitting jacket aids in
distinguishing the bulk of a large
man and hides the slimness of a
man who is too thin.
Students And Exes
Attend Alpine Game
In addition to the group of stu-
dents from D.B.C. who attended the
Alpine game there were several
exes who attended. Attending the
game were Peggy Wood Lorraine
Ash ton Barbara Brewer Clara
Cunningham Cleta Mattiza Bruce
Spencer Mr. and Mrs. John Brizilo
Mr. and Mrs. John Haynes all of
Midland and Shorty Smith of
The Billies played a hard ball
game but their very best wasn't
enough. Too many penalties and
bad luck hampered them. Regard-
less of the score the students and
exes are backing you and appreciate
your efforts and the way you re-
present our school.
By Lobces 35-0
Alpine Texas Sept. 30 1950.
Scoring early in the first quar-
ter a determined Sul Ross eleven
went on to win a long drawn out
game from Daniel Baker's fighting
Hillbillies 35-0. Ted Scown Lone
Star Conference leading ground
gainer ripped off a 36 yard run
early in the game that set up Sul
Ross' first touchdown. Red Boy-
les Lobo fullback cracked over
left guard from the two yard line
to score after a very stubborn Bil-
lie line had held for three succes-
sive downs. He also kicked the
In the second quarter the Hill-
billies launched a counter attack
with Arliss Willingham returning
a punt for 40 yards and a touch-
down. The play was called back
because of an offside penalty.
This could have knotted the score
and changed the results of the
game but old lady-luck faltered for
the Billies and Sul Ross cashed in
on the breaks.
Several other penalties hurt the
Hillbillies scoring chances through-
out the entire game. Altogether
Daniel Baker was penalized about
225 yards. This many penalties
would hurt any team.
At halftime the score did not
look too bad. Sul Ross was leading
14-0. In the second half the Lobos
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I HE REV. CANON GERALD BURRILL
CONSECRATED SUFFRAGAN BISHOP
In a colorful ceremony of reli-
gouB pomp and splendor the Rev.
Canon Gerald Francis Burrill was
concentrated Suffragan Bishop of
the Diocese of Dallas at St. Mat-
thew's Cathedral Friday the twen-
Rev. Linn Speaker
In Assembly Tues.
Tuesday. October 3 the Reverend
Linn of Denver Colorado who is
currently holding a revival meeting
at the Austin Avenue Church of
Christ spoke in assembly on the
subject "We Don't Want War With
Russia." He was preceeded by a
number from the chorus under the
direction of Dr. Williams. The first
presentation of the year was "Fair-
est Lord Jesus."
Mr. Linn who has lived in Ja-
pan and was a chaplain during the
last war spoke of the horrors of
war. He also stated that "if the
Russians run true to form we
would have an atomic war which
would be more horrible' than any-
one can imagine."
"We should use faith intelli-
gence and prayer. But" he added
"if war does come we must fight;
there is still a better way out."
Tentative plans for a spring tour
of the Chorus were announced last
week by Dr. Thomas Williams head
of the Voice Department and direc-
tor of the Chorus. Because the
chorus is progressing so well a
tour for the chorus in the spring
may be possible he stated.
The chorus which has rehearsals
each Monday and Thursday after-
noons from 12:45 until 1:30 is in its
third week of practice. All those
people who are interested and have
been unable to come to the re-
hearsals before now are urged to
do so. Dr. Williams said that he
needs more male voices for the
mixed chorus. It should be noted
that one hour of credit is given each
semester to members of the chorus.
ty-ninth of September.
The cathedral was packed to
overflowing with clerics and lay-
men from the parishes of the dio-
cese and many more milled around
the grounds outside the churrh
viewing the impressive processional
into the cathedral.
Some 100 clergymen in full vest-
ments participated in the proces-
sional and the ceremonies.
The Rt. Rev. Henry St. George
Tucker retired Bishop of Virginia
and the former presiding Bishop
was the consecrator with the Rt.
Rev. Harry T. Moore retired Bis-
hop of Dallas and the Rt. Rev.
James P. DeWolfe Bishop of Long
Island as co-con secratora.
The Rt. Rev. George H. Quarter-
man Bishop of the Missionary Dis-
trict of North Texas participated
in the ceremony as the presenting
The Rt. Rev. Walter H. Gray Bis-
hop Coadjutor of Connecticut read
the epistle; the Rt. Rev. Clinton
S. Quinn Bishop of Texas reaa
the gospel and the Rt. Rev. Ever-
ett H. Jones Bishop of West Texas
was the litanist.
The attending presbyters were
the Rev. Orin A. Griesmyer rector
of St. Mary's Church Staten Island
New York and the Rev. J. Ralph
Deppen Chaplain at Bucknell Uni-
versity and Vicar of St. Andrew's
Church Lewisburg Pennsylvania.
Luncheon was served after the
ceremony in the Baker Hotel Texas
Room for the bishops clergy and
their families. An informal recep-
tion was held at 4 p.m. at the Dal-
las Country Club honoring Bishop
and Mrs. Burrill Bishop and Mrs.
Mason Bishop and Mrs. Moore and
other visiting bishops.
Bishop Burrill will serve as chief
assistant to Bishop Mason who
himself was consecrated Bishop of
Dallas five years ago last month.
Bishop Burrill a native of Maine
was rector of Christ Episcopal
Church in Williamsport Pennsyl-
vania when he was elected suffra-
gan bishop of the Diocese of Dallas
The ceremony was televised dir-
ectly from the cathedral grounds
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The Collegian (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 2, Ed. 1, Tuesday, October 10, 1950, newspaper, October 10, 1950; Brownwood, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth100350/m1/1/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.