McMurry War Whoop (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 13, Ed. 1, Friday, December 9, 1949 Page: 3 of 4
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Friday. lWniWr 9 1)1..
McMurry War Whoop
Kappa Phi On
Exes of Kappa Plil hosted the
10th anniversary celebration of the
club Inst night honoring present
members ami pledges. The Elm-
wood home of Mrs. Joe Bettls was
the scene of the party.
Mrs. Doyle Hngle Mrs. Davis
Kdens and Mrs. Bettls were in
charge of arrangements for the
event. Each year .'it this party the
exes present a gift to the club.
Last year's gift was a silver serv-
ing set. However the information
concerning this year's gift was not
available on Tuesday publication
A Christmas theme was ised
throughout in decorations Exes
members pledges and Sponsor Miss
Vernie Newman attended the
Members present were Frances
Btgony kittle Kelthmayer Mildred
Doyle Maurine Wtlterding Ua-
Pledges attending included: Pat
Miller Johnny Johnson Dorothy
Griggs Sue Danlcy Peggy Bodine
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Monday Dee. 12: Volunteer
7:00 p.m. Religion building;
I'nrntn 1:00 p.m. physical edu-
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Wednesday Dec 14: ChriMlan
Foundation :0fl p.m. religion
Thursday Iec IS: Delta Beta
Kllnn caroling party.
What Was If?
CLUBS HAVE 'EGG
What was it? Tuesday it seem-
ed the IHR neophytes had sudden
ly been struck with a running
fever na they dashed madly about
the campus hiding between build-
ings and jumping out windows.
Tuesday passed then came
Thursday and TIP members seem
ed struck with something aa they
appeared on the campus wearing
the usual pledge garb Gobbctte
caps while pledges went bare-
headed. "tt" waa merely IHR's "Egg-
Day" and TIP'S "Pledge-Day."
Annually IMl neophytes and
members participate in Egg Day.
The neophytes start the day by
carrying one egg. If a member
breaks the egg then the neophyte
must carry double that number.
Thus the running and hiding all
Thursday the TIP members re-
versed the procedure and acted
"gobbctte." The members wore the
gobbctte caps bowed to pledges
and were under supervision of the
pledges all day.
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Dormitories Moke Plons
For Christmos Activities
Christmas at home is mainly a
matter of decorating the tree and
eating too much turkey. But
Christmas in a dormitory is set-
ting up small individual trees in
your room decorating with mistle-
toe drawing names for gifts and
At President hall for women two
main parties are on the calendar.
The tlrst is Dec. 18 and Is strictly
for the girls "a pa.lama party."
The second is Dec. 1ft and the girls
will Invite guests.
The annual "Pollyanna project"
will be climaxed by the pajama
party. Each year the girls draw
names and for a week preceding
the party daily do something nice
for their "Pollyanna." Each girl
keeps the name of her "Pollyanna"
a secret until the party when gifts
are exchanged and the identities
The President hall party when
the girls ask guests will be high
lighted with folk games and sing-
ing Christmas carols. Guests ond
residents of the hall will exchange
gifts. All who wish to may donate
TIP Honors Child
At Christmas Party
Members and Gobbcttcs of TIP
held their annual Christmas party
last night in the home of an ex-
member Mrs. Gerald FiUhugh.
The event was in honor of a
needy child with the program pre-
sented by the Gobbettes was es-
pecially designed for the child's
Mrs. Fltsihugh and Mrs. Frank
McCasland ex-member were co-
hosts to the party. Decorations
followed the Christmas theme.
Members attending were Nancy
Harkey Grace McWhorter Emily
Lodbettcr. Frances White Kitty
Burk Emily Hendrlx Frances
Hynds Barbara Davis Susie Huff
Martha Cribb. Gypsy Younger Ra-
Mona Wright Letha Hooper and
Sponsor Miss Willie Mae Christo-
pher. Gobbettes present were Jane
Britain Myriam Kelso Joy Huff
Billic Soules Ethel Steward.
Ko Sari Members Host
Annual Christmas Party
Ko Sari men's social club will
have Its annual Christmas party
tomorrow night in the west lounge
of the dining hall at 7 o'clock ac
cording to Bob Black Grand Sov-
ereign. The program will Include a read-
ing by Frances Bigony a short
Christmas skit singing and re
Committees appointed for the
party include the decorations:
Doyle Gurley chairman Bill Five-
ash and Odis Claxton.
The program will be prepared
by the Grand Sovereign and Robin
Tibbets. Approximately 30 persons
are expected to attend.
Chanters Make Initial
First appearance of the McMurry
Chanters in a Christmas program
is set for next Sunday night Dec.
18 at the First Methodist church
reports Mrs. Gypsy Ted Sullivan
The Wednesday chapel program
Dec. 21 will be the second major
appearance of the group. A Christ-
mas setting will be used in the
Included on the program will be
several numbers from the "Mes-
siah" (Handel) and chorals by
Bach and Christlancen. Featured
soloist will be Rex Mauldin.
these tovs to one of the surround
Hunt hall residents arc sched
uled to have their Christmas party
Dec. 20 with the girls Inviting
Committees in charge of the
party include: Jerry Sims Pat
Duke tree decoration; Jan Thomp-
son Mary Harkins J o s e p h i n e
White lounge decorations.
Audle Merrell Dclyght Fisk re-
freshments; Dorthy Cooper
wreaths; Mary Harkins Mary
Monday Dec. in is the date set
for the Christmas party for Boyce
hall girls and their dates.
Committees Include: refresh-
ments Doris Johnson Nltn Hicks
Rebecca Irvine Betty Belle Smith;
decorations Christine Kitchens
Bonnie Beth Henry Dorothy Wcs-
cott Zona Donley.
(Sold star Memorial Hall
Definite plans for a Christmas
party at the Gold Star dormitory
have not been formulated says
Mrs. Phil Gates matron.
A party will be given though.
with the boys asking dates and ex-
changing gifts she explained. The
date has not yet been decided.
Hunt Hall Club Organires
Residents of Hunt hall have re-
cently organized a Hunt hall club.
Mrs. Jim Ella Fisk matron was
chosen president. Other officers are
Ruth Dunkley social chairman;
Madeline Gregory secretary-treasurer;
Marcelle Wecms reporter.
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Delta Beta Epsilon
Gives Caroling Party
For Social Clubs
Annual caroling party sponsored
by Delta Beta Epsilon social club
is scheduled for next Thursday
night reports Sue Holcomb presi-
dent. Gne.st to the event will assem-
ble at 6 p.m. at the administration
building. Trucks will carry the
group to various hospitals college
dormitories and the president's
Women's cluhs Gamma Sigma
TIP and Kappa Phi and men's
social cluhs 1MB Klva and Ko Sari
are special guests for the caroling
Following the caroling members
of Delta Beta Epsilon and guests
will gather In the west lounge of
the Iris Graham Memorial dining
hall for refreshments.
Committees arc: Mary Thomp-
son Matgaret Ann Keller Delyght
Fisk food; Mary John Cole Jeanne
Unrue. Barbara Douglass trans-
portation. The McMurry college band play-
ed a scheduled concert at the Sny-
der high school Tuesday evening
according to Raymond T. Bynnm
director. Bynum related that the
concert w'as sponsored by the Cru-
saders class of the First Methodist
church in Snvder.
R. L. SPRADLEY
J Phone 2-0082- 2242 So. 14th j
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