The War-Whoop (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 12, Ed. 1, Saturday, February 16, 1924 Page: 1 of 4
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PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY '1HE STUDENT BODY OF McMURRY COLLLXJK
ABILENE. TEXAS SATURDAY FEBRUARY 10. 1!)2I
INDIANS LOSE FIRST BASKETBALL FaStPear SUL ROSS L0B0S DEFEATED
CONTEST WITH ALPINE L0B0S rrf zlz IN FAST GAME THURSDAY
(;AME FIERCELY CONTEST- panoo.e. I oae Their
nn nv nrvru trims rapooses Lose ineur
nowijpd pianist eminent statesman
ami patriot will appear here next Sat-
urday night at the 1-Mrst Baptist
Church auditorium in concert.
1'aderewaki startled the musical
world last fall by announcing that ho
would return to the concert stage at"
Live Fish Found
Unable to Swim
INDIANS WIN BY
By making the statement that live
and healthy fish were found unable
With the bitter defeat or the pre-
vious night still fresh in their minds.
to swim all the traditions of flshdom le Indians were avenged in one of
were shattered and broken. This mi- the closest and hardest fought contests
Out of the west the Lobot came I" a hard fought battle made slow
strong virile athletes defeating tliu In- by muddy grounds which caused the ter an absence of five years
dlan quintet on their own buttle players to slide and fall the smaller experts thought it impossible for a
ground In their first nPDo.trunee be- defter Sambo quintet succeeded in man to come back in this manner and
fore local fans by a score of 13 to 17. winning their second contest with the regain his old skill but those who heard of occurrance actually happen- ever witnessed on a local court de-
The closeness of the scors t-silfks B"by Indians played on the outdoor have heard hlnjsay he is none tho e(l m the Administration Building last fCitins Hie sul Ross Lobos In the see-
to the quality of the game played by campus court last Tuesday afternoon worse for his long absence in which -Munday evening when a few membern nd of the four-game series to be play-
both aggregations and since It wns by a score of 19 to lfi. ht was largely responsible for the sav- r tho freshninn class of '27 attempted 0d here lust Thursday night at Mnt-
thoroughly clean and a well fought The game was stlifly contested Ing of his up' ve country Poland to raid a senior academy class party ston (lyynusiuni by the score of IS to
battle throughout both halves apolo- throughout by both the Vimboltes and This ph-nomlnal genius is a man ull"K UM" '" U1C '-'""'"J- 17.
without parallel in all history being
the world's greatest pianist a com-
poser of note an orator whose olo-
glea are not necessary for ellhot team. Panoo3ci and several th ies the sco.-o
Probably the most spectauilai play Wlls tied however McMurry was never
of tho evening was the goal thrown abend save in the first two minutes of
from the center of the court by I'aius !' when tnptnln Culllot threw a (uence Is responsible for Poland bo-
or the Indians quint. Seeing thai It free Held goal given htm by Casey's K inU'pendont nation today a
was nn impossibility to com. closer to l the opposing quint. Up and statesman and a teacher. Outside ot
the well-guarded basket he eluded his wn tne court the players raced and
rival-player and making a lon run- time after time the goals were missed
nlng Jump tossed the leather upbore In "ch man seeming to lack confidence
a high arch which ended by passing ' '' tor long throws and waiting
between the basket straps. Smith of until he was close under the basket
the opposing five also made some long to make the attempt. This feature
tosses that afforded the spectators during the first half held the score
with thrilling moments. down as both goals were always close-
Very feW fouls were made by either ')' guarded the half ending with tho
team however McMurry made two score tied 8 to 8.
more than the visitors. Neither set During the second period the Sam-
showed very great skill In toss-ins free bo battlers evidently decided to mako
goals for the ball rolled trr the basket re attempts to score from the ceit-
for a no score more times than it tcr of the court as they started off by
passed through the ring. throwing two long goals which save
T.jo acadeniy gathering was pro- Thl nrsl iair was in a way modi-
growing nicely each being dressed as COre basketball for neither side seem
ludicrously as possible since It was a w t() be giving the best thut was in
excelling In all these lines he is a lin-
guist of parts. It Is said that in tin
years before the war when he kepi
open house In his beautiful homo nea;
Morges Switzerland that It was not
at all uncommon for as many as foui
or five different languages to h
spoken around his table which wan
always crowded with notables from
various parts of tho world. Some one
would tell a Joke in one language and
"Tacky Parly" when the posted sen
tries rjished up with the news that a
raiding bund of Freshmen approached
via the front entrance. This company
was not gaibod us are the siiulllai
hands on our Texas borders nor did
It consist of an aggregation of males
thorn but the hist period was above
reproach for both tenuis played tho
game us if their life depended on it.
This last half was literally filled with
climactic moments and thrills enough
to last any fan for a life-time. The
lull was on the floor more than in the
air this half each team fighting d-
alone for with them were a few loyal
souis ot mo opposit sex clad in even- oratoly. taking shots at the basket
ing gowns nml had a census been tak- trom 1U1V u .ory angle and at no
on. surely that number of hearts as tilm i(1 a Ilmn clllu1. u..n have
brave and true as their historical sis- tven (. opportunity to toss tho
tor. Joan or Arc would have boon ja11 between the leathers for the
K'tutd. guarding was extremely close. It was
Little did the marauders reckon ... Hi.it in .. nl.iv-
as quick as a flash Paderewski would that their bt-nutlful frocks would soon er 8(mt Sprawuig. not that the ganu
Interpret It in another to his com- resemble cotton bathing suits. Boldly wns exceptionally rough but such was
panlon next to him. and confidenly they approached the Uu spetHi Umt it was often Impossible
Paderewski has made thirteen tours scone of nierry-maklng intending to to Htop m the Hek floor consequent
owing mostly to tho ability of West er able to overcome. To this ability " ine uniieu Males and Canada be- enter eat and leave but upon arriving jv whoever was In the was was run
and lyne to drop the ball In the to set the basket straps quivering 8iaa VlaythR In Europe. South Anver- at the first bend in the stars a grand. (own
basket. Both the Lobos and the In- from the middle or the court may be ca nd Australia. In the twenty-rive ir not charming surprise awaited. A Ia tlte inst two minutes of play.
dtans lived up to their named fighting attributed the cause of victory to the year8 Preceding the war. there was mighty torrent of water came hurtling vHrren. McMurry center was knocked
gamely and steadily without i let-up visiting team. not a year when he did not give 100 down the steps which was described completely out due to connecting with
in the speed with which the) raced The consensus of opinion of tho concerts anil there were some that ran by some as rivaling the celebrated m-
up and down the court. The ball was sport writers present gives Gulllet and UP t( 15- Probably upward of four undution of Noah. We think the
kept In the Indian territory most of Blgby supremacy as Papoose stars million People have heard him play statement was slightly exaggerated
the time. The half ended with the while Casey and Burks were sclntllli- whle ther millions have heard him but we have no doubt that this water
score 16 to 10. the Indiana leading. ating satellites or the opposing five. speak. This extensive traveling and was us wet us that of Noah's day. any-
The final period started off with a Une-up for McMurry: Herber. Cull- constant effort and strain of recitals how tho raiders' spirit was broken for
an elbow of the opposing team. Clark
little but fast was given his place
and tho way hi which he stopped into
the hurt man's shoes proved him to h-
a credit to the colors ho wore.
Hlggius tho long rangy rod-headed.
rush but from beginning to end the let Oavts. Meador and Newby. Sub- Is made possible by his traveling in a a time and tho group dispersed for BWM unturl. six-foot four center ot
visitors seemed to merely have to
make a toss In the genera. ..hoot ion Meador; Meador for Newby..
or the goal and in dropped .he ball. Kor Sambo: Casey. Burks Appleton.
Time after time the Indian w.u-rlots Peoples and Phodes. Substitutions:
tossed at the high-swung basket but C. Casey for Peoples. Referee. R. M.
during the entire last half they only Medley. Missouri University
succeeded in adding one point to their
score. They made at least a third
more casts during this period than
did the Lobos but none wero success-
ful. Part of this Inabiui) ring
thorn was caused by tho Jaxo.l condi-
tion or West who was hurt aft or be-
ing run Into one of the walls or the
Neither team is made up of Indi
vidual stars' both being well balanced there appears at different times dur-
however. sYulth of the Lobos 'seemed ing the week lists of names with a
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stltlons: Blgby for Newby Newby roi "' cur wun nis own stair ot ser- me purpose oi cuimikihk . ..
vants. in this way he can live some clothes.
sort of regular life and also bo pro- They soon returned and using strut-
tected from the crowds that follow egy. gained entrance into the hall but
him everywhere. their ardor had boon considerably
This will probably be the last time diuupened and chilled.
that most of us will have the oppor-
tunity of hearing him play In person
for he Is now sixty-three years old.
He appears here under the auspices
of Simmons College.
Name Sought For
Dean's Weekly List
At some time during the past tenv
and a halt most of our names have
Contests To Be Held Bv
appeared on that little list which thv 1M X7k. rfl O
Dean posts each Tuesday morning. War-WHoOpj Close Soon
Not only Is It posted on Tuesday but
to stand out slightly ub'ive his team-
mates while West for McMurry show-
ed a slight edge In the first half for
not playing -over two thirds of that
period he scored seven of the points.
Next high scoring honors for Coach
Medley's men go to Payne who suc-
ceeded In dropping through the leath-
er thougs for a total of six points.
Werner also showed up well not scor-
ing much .but he fought exceptionally
Smith or the Lobos was high score
man for the evening gathering for
himself a total ot nine points.
When asked what he thouht of the
game Coach Medley said "Well 1
think the best team won for anyone
who can Ueep my men from scoring
over one point In one halt Is some
Line-up for McMurry; Payne rf;
kind but firm Invitation to call on
Since this little Institution seems to
be one that will last and since we
have named other forms of student
"1 huo boon in every college in the
State of Texas and with one exception
you people have tho best administra-
lio building of any junior college that
1 hao visited" stated Peyton Irving
Co-operating with the Kngllsh di c'ollege Kxamluer with tho State
partment under the Instruction of lu.paitnionl of Kduontlon.
Miss Julia LuUor. a contest will ho M. ininK has been in Abilene two
held closing March rirst. This con- luvs for the purpose of examining the
test Is open to any student In McMur- woru records and equipment of Mc-
ry College and Includes short stories MurrVi rtlth the object in view of al-
pooms. familiar essays news articles. oWlnK this ghoul's work to he fully
accredited with that of other colleges
and editorials. The winning article
activities (ir you think It's not a stu- Will be submitted to the officials of
dent activity wait until you see your the T. I. P. A. to be entered in their
name up there next time you'll be annual contest provided the War
very active getting downstairs to see Whoon Is allowed to Join this orguul-
lilm) why not chose some name for zatlon. Application has been made
this little list. but wo are starting the contest now
There are a host of good names but owing to the short period or tim 'lliat
wo want something new and original remains ir we are allowed to onr In
Some schools call them "mud lists." tho press association
but of course we don't want to call It The prizes orfereil have not boon
that. Bet 'ct but will be lit the next i.wuo of
How would the name "Dread List" this publication
do'.'. It's a cinch you dread to go see . . .
hi.... when you know you've failed in Mlss llklr. ..Salu vou nmy exluu l)oau. (lu 8yi.hoU)(.v nass) Ullli)il
three courses. the allusion to Job." what K u lUUouu?
If you have name to suggest write gani. ..Job wus olle of thl. earliest . .... A ...
Nix. : Warren c; Park rg: Reed tHeni out and bring them around to lloclo. mentioned In the Bible." l)euu; NVat Use?
lg; Substitutions: West ror Nix; Mc- the Wur-Whoop office and Judges will MlH iker: "You certainly most he nesslo: And levl.
Candless for Park; Ledbetter ror Mc- bo appointed to decide which Is the iet.plng. Wheie did you got that ' "
Candless; Hale tor Warren; Parks ror best. Idea?"
Ledbetter. Sain: (Innoccnaly) "I have often -
Lobos lineup: Prude lg; Town- jHS Luker assigning Kngllsh lesson: heard of his patients." Clyde Parks Is reported to have at
scond rg; Hlggius c; Patton If; j.-or tomorrow we will take "The tondtd a Spanish class rather leg
Smith rf. Saturday Nluht Bath." lo we want a holiday Keb. 2'? ulur the past weik.
the Lobos vt? a constant thorn in the
flesh of the Rod Men. Not so fast as
some but with his towering build and
ability to drop the ball in the basket
ho was tough to bundle at all times.
Had he not been well guarded ho
would no doubt made the final score
In fiuorot his teammates. Townseiid
also was a player of no mean ability
tying scoring honors with Higglus. He
hurled the sphere from all angle? and
those that failed to register wero dan-
gerously close always hitting the bas
It would bo an iuipossibliiy to pick
an individual star in tho ranks of tho
Red Men. They wore all good how-
ever Payne's sure cool headed pitch-
ing of free goals was directly respon-
sible for tho winning score. In tho
last uiluute and a half of play Prudo
committed a personal foul giving
Payne two chances at the basket un-
molested. With his team one point
behind ho calmly and cooly took his
of the state.
Whether or not the school is to gain time and dropped the ball between the
recognition this year depends entirely rjiRM for the two points needed to put
on the report .Mr. Irving turns in. hut his team in the lead
wo do not think any fear need bo had ntM uKl anl fast was all ovoi
along that lino as ho seems to bo fav- the court slurring exceptionally one
orubly Impressed. time by throwing the ball for two
It will likely bo a matter of some points tioin an extremely difficult
two or three weeks before it is learn- angle near the center of the field.
ed definitely regarding the recogni-
tion ( credits hero. Wo can only
hope for the best.
West. Parks and Warren wore in the
fight displaying their usual ability.
West throwing three field goals.
Payne made high mark duo to his
ability to toss the free ones making
seven or the eighteen points niude.
Townseiid and Higglus tied for
scoring hours for the Lobos each itiak
lug six points for the red and gray.
Lineup for McMurry: Payne rf
West. U; Warren o; Park rg; Reid.
lg; Substitutions: Clark for Warren.
Lineup fur Sul Ross: Prude. Ij:
Townseiid rg; Higglus c; Patton. If
Smith rf. Referee Vic Payne Bethany
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