The War Whoop (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 3, Ed. 1, Friday, September 29, 1950 Page: 1 of 6
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MICA to Give First Show
MICA presents the LesseUI Mn-
To backets patrons nnd organ-
izes of MICA MoMuiiy Inter-
Cluh Association that phiasc has
n wnndcitnl moaning. A drenni of
social club cooperation on the
campus Is becoming Joalltv.
The curtain goes up In the Rad-
ford auditorium tonight at 8 on the
Election of Fish Officers
Begins After Assembly
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FIVE OF THE SIX CANDIDATES for freshman president are
shown. Left to right are Harold Rucker Bart McCash Jerry
Chyck Andy Dillard and Wayn Graham. (Photo by Morrison-
Birdwell) Election of Chief
Queen Slated Oct. 9
Deadline of Oct. 6 has been an-
nounced for submitting petitions to
the Campus Queen and Chief Mc-
Murry elections by Joe Harrison
student council president.
Election date is the following
Monday Oct. 9 and If a run-off
is necessary It will be held that
Friday Oct. 13 he added.
The election of class favorites
Is also scheduled for Oct. 9 with
run-off elections being held slmul-
Pat Miller Speaks at
Speaker for the weekly Chris-
tian Foundation meeting was Pat
Miller who used the topic "Be-
ginning Our New Year."
Allen Adams led the singing
while James Hale offered the pray-
er and gave the scripture. Nancy
Jean Ldndsey sang "My Task" and
the Rev. Doyle Ragle closed tho
service with the benediction.
marionettes In ".tack and the Bean-
stalk" a Chinese Shadow show
and a variety of circus acrobats.
Student will ho admlttisl on
nHIll ticket. Other admbwlon
price arc: children 25 cents;
mini tH BO cents.
The marionettes arc mulct the
auspices of the Briggs Manage-
ment of New York and have been
Texas Friday September 29
taneously with the other election.
The Identity of the victors will
not be revealed until Homecoming
night Oct. 20 at the traditional
St. Paul Pastor
Speaks at Chapel
Dr. E. D. Landreth of St. Paul
Methodist church in Abilene was
the speaker In the chapel hour
Bob Relly president of the MYF
at St. Paul was in charge of the
introductory worship service and
presented Dr. Landreth. Sara Dick-
inson read the scripture and Doris
M. Johnson led the prayer. Special
music was arranged by James Pol-
lard. The prelude and postlude
were played by Miss Mary Ellen
acclaimed by leading newspapers
as "entertainment even for the old-
est of adults."
The York Dispatch from York
Pennsylvania made this conn'icnt
on the performance: "The Lcsselll
Marionettes scored another hit
with York audiences when they
presented their variety show there.
The Ixjssolll clowns and circus anl-
This morning after chapel vot-
ing b means of secret ballot will
begin in the office of hte Dean of
Women for the five offices of tho
ficshman class announces Jan
Black secretary of the Student
Voting will continue from after
chapel until 5 o'clock this after-
noon. Results of the election will
be posted on the bulletin board
outside the registrar's office or
announced in the dining hall this
afternoon. Run-offs will be Mon-
day beginning after chapel. All
fieshmcn are urged to vote.
Hollis Robinson vice-president
of the Student Council gave a
brief introduction of all the can-
didates in chapel this morning.
The five offices of the freshman
class arc president vice-president
secretary treasurer and Student
Council repiesontativc. Those run-
ning for the office of president arc
Harold Rucker. Richard Sell
Wayne Graham. Jesse Click Andy
Dillard and Barton McCash.
Those tunning for the office of
vice-president are George Kirk
Van Baucum Scott Brookshlre
and Byrdte West. The nominees
for secretary are Barbara Walden
and Annelle Lovelady.
Laurilce Tucker and Joy Culp
are running for the office of treas-
urer. The nominees for Student
Council representative are Patsy
Beary Jack Tunnell Doyle Brown
Donald Timean and Bob Eppa.
The freshman class Is expected
to be fully organized by the end
of next week states Jan.
Senior Sponsors Selected
Miss Willie Mae Christopher as-
sociate professor of English and
Miss Vernle Newman associate
professor of history were chosen
senior class sponsors at the first
class meeting last week.
SURVEY SHOWS STUDENTS WANT
Campus Beauties Recognized
"We want campus beauties rec-
ognized" Is the latest Reservation
cry according to a survey last
Students suggest that cither by
popular vote or Judging eight or
ten campus beauties be selected
and featured in the personality
section of the annual.
The Totem editor Grace Mc-
Whorter suggested the idea with
the annual as sponsor for the se-
lection. However if the Student Council
wishes to sponsor the project she
has expressed her cooperation with
mals always favorites with the
children gave thotr usual laugh-
MICA is a group organized last
spring. It Is composed of all mem-
bers of men's and women's social
clubs for the express purpose of
promoting cooperation and friend-
ship between the various social
clubs by Jointly sponsoring entei-
tainment on the campus.
Direct member of MICA are
the five oflloe.ru and two reprc-
onttles from each club. All
other social club members are
Kl line Isbell of Gamma Sigma
Social Clubs to Plan
Preparation for Homecoming
will Actively begin Monday when
the president or -a representative
from each campus organization
meets after assembly in room 102.
This meeting will be held to discuss
the Homecoming pirade and floats
states Joe Harrison Student Coun-
Jan Black Is In charge of the
Coronation ceremony which will
open the Homecoming festivities
on Friday night. She has not named
her assistants as yet.
Other highlights of the occas; .
will be the three-act play presented
by the speech department follow-
ing the coronation registration of
the exes Saturday morning exes
luncheon at noon the parade led
by the Indian bind social club
reunions at 6:00 that evening and
the football game with Abilene
Students to Give
Program for WSCS
Three McMurry students will
appear on the program of the
Women's Society of Christian Serv-
ice's Tenth Annual Conference
which will meet in First Methodist
church in Abilene. Oct. 3 4 and 5.
Wednesday morning Juri Nou
who has recently enrolled In Mc-
Murry college from Estonia will
speak to the conference concern-
ing the displaced persons camps
and the relocations of displaced
persons in various countries.
Wednesday afternoon Cherry
Anne Forrest will speak concern-
ing the various fields of full-time
work In the church. Following her
address Frank Matthews will
speak concerning his own reasons
for going into full-time church
work and his plana for doing mis-
sionary work In Africa. Mrs. Uel
D. Crosby of Lubbock who has
been the program chairman for the
conference made arrangements for
these three McMurry students to
appear before the conference.
The method of selection Is un-
certain according1 to the poll.
The survey showed approximate-
ly a 50-50 division M to Judges
or popular vote.
Main plea for this extra activity
would be to eliminate beauty from
being a dominant factor In the
election of Campus Queen and fa-
vorites. Betty Sue Stephens expressed it
this way: "It'd be a grand idea.
Something to divide and clarify
Lyndell Schlueter was of the
same opinion as she said "Keep
beauty from being the dominant
heads the group and R. I Kirk of
Klva is vice-president. Virginia
Rogers TIP is secretary; Jan
Black Delta Beta Kpsllon treas-
urer; Frances Hynds TIP pub-
Other representatives to the
council are: Betty Sanderson Pat
Miller Kappa Phi; .tody Dunlap
Uinollc Raster Delta Beta Kpsilon;
D O. Portcrfleld Ko Sari; Eddie
Hill Klva; Betty Sue Stephens.
Ch.ulene Ross Gamma Sigma;
Dolo Dean. Ben Cockrell. IHR;
Nanc Markov Grace McWhortei
Chi tstian College that
states Dean McDanlel.
For 'All My Sons'
Reheirsils for "All My Sons"
got off to a running Marl last
week after the cast had been
named All of last week was spent
in diagiamming movements ac-
cording to Bill Adnms associate
professor of speech.
Most of the time this week has
been spent in learning lines as
they hive to be memorized by this
week-end Stage crews have been
busy tho pist week building scen-
ery and the property crew has
boon securing properties for the
The next two weeks will be
spent in polishing the lines and
movements At the present time
the cast Is rehearsing on the stage
in the Radford Memorial audito-
rium. A portion of the next two
weeks will be spent in getting ac-
customed to the new stage In the
Radford Student Life Center.
First dress rehearsals will be
hold Oct 16 Dress rehearsals will
also be hold Oct. 17 18 before
the presentation to the public Oct.
19 and 20.
Definite appointment to stage
crews has not been decided as yet
but appointments will be completed
early next week reports C. Mack
Statham associate professor of
Students Attend Fair
On 'McMurry Day'
Wednesday was "McMurry Col-
lege Day" at the West Texas
Fair. Students and faculty mem-
bers were admitted on activity
cards and books until 6 p m.
Featured McMurry attraction
was the concert given by tho In-
dian band on tho midway stnge
of the fair grounds.
factor In other elections."
Maurice Pulllg explained another
angle when he stated: "I think It's
all right. Anythlng's all right to
create activity around here."
Dick Richey said that McMurry
has never officially recognized its
beauties and it should. It would
also make distinction between
Several student like Joyce
McCauley were In favor of cam-
puH beauties since the larger
schools such a Texas Tech and
University of Texas followed
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