The War Whoop (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 2, Ed. 1, Friday, September 22, 1950 Page: 1 of 6
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Abilelie Texas Friday September 22 1950.
CAST OF CHAUACTKRS for the first McMurry Theatre
major production "All My Sons" was selected Monday night
following the try-outs.
Adams Names Cast
For All My Sons'
Cast was selected Monday night for "All My Sons" Mc-
Murry Theatre's first production of the year to be given
Oct. 19 and 20.
The cast as announced by Director Bill Adams includes:
Maurice Pullig as Joe Keller the father; Virginia Goodrich
as Kate Keller the mother and
Stanley Soaton as Chris Keller the
The supporting cast will be as
follows: Let a Joy Culp Ann Doc-
ver; Travis Jordan George Derver;
Sara Dickinson Sue Bayliss; Ho-
mer Bridges Dr. Jim Bayliss; Jo-
anne Akons Lydla Luby; and Keith
Greathouso Frank Luby Lubey.
Library staff for 1950-51 is com-
posed of 15 students which in-
cludes seven new members and
eight veteran library helpers says
Mrs. Rosita Hollar librarian.
The old members of the stall
are Betty Willis of San Angclo;
Dorothy Zumwalt Waco; Doris
Johnson Stamford; Jeane Unrue
AbUf-ne; Bobby Jo Turner Semi-
nole; Dorthye Wolfe Midland;
Patsy Maberry McCaullcy and
Oulda Carlisle O'Donncll.
Additions to the staff are Pa-
tricia Hcnnessee Floydada; Nor-
ma Gibson Chlllicothe; Sara Dick-
enson Abilene; Betty Sue Tcague
Knox City; Frances Timmons
Clovis N. M.
According to Mrs. Hollar the
library will open at 7:30 a.m. and
close at 9:30 p m. except on Sat-
urday afternoon when it will close
at 5 o'clock. It will also be open
during the noon hour.
"A new service is being added
to the library this year" continued
Mrs. Hollar. "Monday through Fri-
day night from 6 to 7 records will
be played from our stock. You are
Invited to come in and make your
selection. We do not have a gieat
variety" stated Mrs. Hollar "but
we do have many of the great
masters of music and some of tho
Voice of Poetry series."
The first staff meeting of the
year was held Thursday ntght
Sept. 14 with all staff members
present. Staff meetings where
problems of the library are usually
taken up are held twice a semester.
The scenes will be designed by
Mack Statham and stage manager
will be Richard Bacon.
Rehearsal ebgan Tuesday afternoon.
FTA to Give Party
The Future Teachers of America
are scheduling a party welcoming
all prospective members next Tues-
day in west lounge of the dining
hall Everyone wishing to join Is
cordially Invited says Kitty Blan-
Committees includes: Margaret
Waldrip and Betty Sudderth ad-
vertising committee; Peggy Bo-
dine entertainment chairman; and
Mary Hart graves and Bill Spurgin
MICA to Present
Featuring the Lessclll Marion-
ettes in "Jack and the Beanstalk"
and a Chinese shadow show MICA
will sponsor its first production
next Friday night in the Radford
Memorial auditorium announces
Elaine Isbell president.
Curtain time for the puppet
show is 8 p.m. McMurry students
will be admitted on activity tick-
ets. Admission prices for others
is: children 25 cents; adults 50
The marionettes are the prop-
erty of Leslie and Eleanor Heath
who arc making their sixteenth
annual tour of the United States.
Following tho two main features
variety numbers Including clowns
acrobats and trick puppets will
Under tho auspices of the
Briggti Management of New
York the following excerpts are
quoted from dally newspapers
praising the performances:
"With assurance to marionette
Fish Elections to Be Friday;
Petitions Due on Monday
An invitation is extended to all women students of
advanced standing sophomores juniors and seniors
to attend the Wah Wahtaysee tea Monday afternoon
between 4:30 and 5:30 in the lounge of President Hall.
R. S. V. P. President
Patsy Maberry Secretary.
'Sand ?&l $et 'TOonA-out'
Last weekend's visit to Tulsa
was the beginning of perhaps the
busiest and the best year in his-
tory for the McMurry Indian band
according to Raymond T. Bynum
Eighteen freshman members of
the band received their "baptism
of fire" last Saturday to the tune
of a parade performances on radio
and television and an appearance
at the McMurry-Tulsa university
football game. This is only a sam-
ple of what will come later in the
year said Bynum.
On Sept. 30 the Indian band will
accompany the McMurry football
team to Canyon for the game with
West Texas State college. The band
will stay that night In Amarillo
and will present two Sunday morn-
ing worship services at the San
Jacinto Methodist church there an
The group also will perform
at the MrMurry-Howard Payne
college game In Brounwood on
Nov. 11. Tho next major activity
Hlated by the band Is for Sept.
25 when the group will lead the
parade which opens tho annual
West Texan Fair In Abilene.
Bynum director of the Indian
fans that they would stop over on
their coast to coast jaunt next
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A SCENE showing circus ma-
rionettes which will be fea-
tured in the variety numbers
following the main presentation.
band since its reorganization in
1946 is quite optimistic about
prospects for having a first-class
band this year. He points out that
'the group showed a net gain of 10
members this year over last the
gain being attributed to the large
percentage of older members who
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Plans Tea Monday
For All Women
Main discusssion at the Wah
Wahtaysee meeting Monday was
the tea for all campus women of
The tea will be held in the lounge
of President hall between 4:30 and
5:30 reports Emily Ledbetter
Women who would like to be-
come members of Wah Wahtaysee
will be asked to sign a special
register. Qualifications include: a
1.5 grade average and advanced
standing sophomore junior or
Other officers of Wah Wahtaysee
this year are Pat Maberry secretary-treasurer;
keeper of records; Grace McWhor-
ter pianist; Peggy Bodinc re-
porter. Members present at the meet-
ing were Pat Akers eBtty Sue
Stephens Pat Maberry Wanda
Jean Windham Reba Farmer
Kitty Blansit Joyce McCauley
Emily Ledbetter Billle Soulcs
Frances Hynds Grace McWhorter
Gypsy Younger La Verne Reese
Maurlne Wllterding Barbara
Douglass Barbara Davis Peggy
450 Pictures Taken
For 1951 Totem
Pictures for the 1051 Totem the
college annual were taken Monday
and Tuesday of this week. Grace
McWhorter editor reports that
approximately 450 pictures were
Proofs may be picked up per-
sonally at Thurman's Studio 1138
North Second one week from the
day the pictures were made.
Those who did not have their
pictures made will be notified in
October as to the make-up day
McMurry fieshmen will clod
diss nfllcet a fni tho year In a spe-
cial elec tion to bo conducted next
Fi itlav announces Joe H irrison
president of the Student Council
This j oar's freshman diss will
be the first in McMutiy to use the
new .system for electing diss offi-
cers as prescribed in a constitu-
tional amendment passed last
According to the now plan all
o.indlditos for diss offices must be
nominated by petition and election
will bo conducted by seiret billot
Harrison announced plans for tho
coining election after Tuesday's
meeting of tho Student Council.
l'dl lions Hhould ho turned In to
.Ian Kl.ick tMvretar of the stu-
dent association not later than
5 p.m. Monday. Petitions turned
In later than that time will not
Members of the class wishing to
nomln.ite .ionic person for the of-
fices of president vice-president
secretary - treisurer or student
council representative should pre-
sent .1 petition with the following
signatures- (1) That of the person
being nommited giving his con-
sent to run for the office; (2) Those
of ten members of the class; (3)
Those of Dean W. B McDaniel
and Jerome Vannoy registrar.
Candidates for offices will bo
introduced to the student body in
assembly next Friday and ballot-
ing will begin after that in the
office of the Dean of Women first
floor of the Administration build-
ing. Eddie Hill head yell leader an-
nounced that freshmen may sup-
port their candidates with posters
placed over the campus This will
help members of the class to be
better Informed as to candidates'
qualifications when they go to the
polls next week ho added
400 Students Live
In Campus Dorms
Approximately 100 students are
housed In tho four main collego
dormitories Gold Star dormitory
for men President lull Boyce hall
and Hunt hall for women reports
the business office.
Seven married couples and two
men students are hou.scd in tho
trailers and Vet's Village houses
twenty-three student families and
seven faculty families.
Gold Star Memmial doimltory
for men has the laigest total with
197. President hall follows with
151. Boyce hall rooms 25 and Hunt
Annual Editor Calls
For Staff Meeting
A Totem staff meeting is sched-
uled for 3 o'clock Monday after-
noon In the Totem office located
in the Quadrangle reports Grace
All students who havo had ex-
perience on high school or college
annuals or who are interested in
working on the Totem are asked
A general view of annual editing
and division of the year's work will
be tho main topics discussed she
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