Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 28, Ed. 1, Thursday, April 20, 1933 Page: 1 of 4
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TEXAS CONFERENCE TEAMS IN FIRST NIGHT TILT
Jackets to Meet
San Marcos Next
Monday at Night
FIRST NIGHT MEET
Jackets Scheduled to Win
Meet; Bobcats Have
Edge in Two Events.
Howard Payne tracksters will meet
the San Marcos Teachers in their next
dual meet Monday night in San Mar-
cos. This will be the first night inter-
collegiate track meet ever to be held
in the Lone Star State.
This meet will be somewhat of a
novel affair as neither team has ever
participated in a meet under the
lights. The Bobcat track is laid around
their football field and the lights can
easily be focused to cover the entire
quarter mile track. The night run-
ning should be easy on the thinly
clads as they will not have to be wor-
ried by the heat. Too the heat is
considerable worse in that country
than around Brownwood. Another
thing that has handicapped the track
artists this season is the wind which
has been blowing during the season
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ING THE COLLEGE
Rev. J. J. Strickland a former state
Sunday School secretary and a pastor
in four states was in chapel Tuesday
morning and spoke for a few minutes
concerning Howard Payne and what
It means to every ex-student.
Taking as an outline the Scripture
where Paul said he was debtor he
was ready and not ashamed the speak-
er applied the words to the present.
He stated that the world does not
owe any one anything but that the
world is due everything from the
hands of the person living in it. The
thing that every person owes the
world is a well spent life. If the obli-
gation to the world is met then the
well-spent life will pay them.
A story was told concerning the
things that happen to the youth who
labors under difficulties in the coun-
try and comes to the schools to learn
how to live the best possible way.
According to the speaker it is this
group of people that are most used in
The W. A. A. organization in How-
ard Payne are planning a pageant to
be presented on the campus soon in
which all the phases of women's ath-
letics will be pictured.
The pageant is to be presented by
the girls interested in the work and
will be announced about May 1. The
plan is to have the program at ap-
proximately sundown so that the best
results can be obtained.
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From Baton Rouge
N S F A Convention
Delegates sent to the Regional
Meeting of the National Student's
Federation of America returned from
Baton Rouge last Monday morning.
Gerald Smith and Roy Ramsour the
delegates report many interesting
things concerning student govern-
ment the honor system publications
and foreign affairs.
Smith spoke in chapel Wednesday
morning on the convention in gen-
eral and Ramsour is to speak Monday
on the meeting concerning student
government and the plant of Louisi-
ana State University.
In his talk on the convention Smith
told of the publication meeting in
which all types of collegiate publica-
tions were discussed. He stated that
he was the only newspaper editor
The convention will be held next
year in Howard College In Birming-
ham Alabama. The NSFA is an or-
ganization of colleges and universi-
ties whose main purpose is to con-
sider the problems that face student
bodies and to solve the problems If
In the convention there were dele-
gates from Texas Alabama Louisi-
ana Georgia Arkansas Oklahoma
and Mississippi. Howard Payne and
Daniel Baker were the only Texas
TENNIS MEET HERE
Howard Payne netters will oppose
the Southwestern Pirate squad on the
Jacket courts today. The meet will
get under way about two o'clock.
The Jacket coach has changed the
first doubles team up a bit since the
last dual meet. The new first doubles
combination will be composed of Lit-
tle and Morrow instead of Hill and
Morrow as it was the first part of the
season. Hall will team with Clayton
Hopkins in the second doubles. The
singles will be played as follows:
Morrow first singles; Hall second;
Little third and Hopkins fourth.
The strength of the Pirates is not
known at this date. In years past
they have usually put a fair team on
The first of next week the Jacket
netters will journey to Abiltne to op-
pose the Wildcat netters in a return
match. The four men mentioned above
will make .the trip.
RETREAT CALLED OFF
The Life Service Band have been
forced to call off the plans for Retreat
due to financial difficulties but they
have plans to carry out a day of de-
votional service soon. The Band is
one of the most progressive organi-
zations on the campus and baa done
much good for the school.
The group will present their plans
for the day pretty soon and the
speakers in the program will be pub-
lished. See "GIRL SHY."
BROWNWOOD TEXA8 THURSDAY APRIL
TEN COUNTIES HERE
Tennis Taking Big Place
in Meets; Mason High
Choice in Event.
District 13 of the Interscholastic
League will hold Its annual meeting
Friday and Saturday April 21 and 22
at Howard Payne College. T. R. Ha-
vins will be director general of the
Ten counties will be represented
here Friday and Saturday in literary
and athletic competition. The coun-
ties that comprise this district are:
Brown McCulloch Mason Hamilton
Comanche Kimble Menard Coleman
San Saba and Mills.
"Cap" Shelton athletic director of
Howard Payne will have charge of
the athletic events. All track events
will be run off at the Jacket park.
Tennis will be held on the Howard
Payne and high school courts. Liter-
ary events will be held in the class
rooms of the college and the Fine
Brownwood High School is the de-
fending track and field champions of
the district. The Lions boast a fair
team this year that is favored to
again annex the title. Mason high
school holds the championship In ten-
nis both singles and doubles. Tneir
hardest competition will come from
Brownwood Hign and Santa Anna
High. In the girls division of tennis
reports comes from Lohn that they
are bringing a strong doubles team
down for the meet. Tennis is getting
to be one of the lasgest and most in-
teresting phases of the meet.
Homes for the contestants will be
provided through the college. They
usually get lodging places for the vis-
itors from the citizens of the city.
There will be in the neighborhood of
one thousand contestants and visitors
in the city guests of the college dur-
ing Friday and Saturday.
Concert at First
Baptist a Success
Another Concert To
The concert presented by the Voice
Department of Howard Payne last
Sunday night at the First Baptist
Church was one of the best that has
ever been presented in this section of
the country according to people who
heard the performance. The club is
to render another program at the
church on May 7.
The program consisted of old fav-
orites and of several selections from
some of the newer composers. Mrs.
Charlene B. Underwood director of
the Voice Department had one com'
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The Freshman Class were in charge
of the chapel program for last Mon
day morning and presented what
seems to have been a musical com-
edy combined with some real musi-
cal entertainment. The president of
the class Lit Allen Gray was in
charge of the program and introduc
ed the other members of the class in
fashion all his own.
The first number on the program
was a lecture by Jeff Thomas Wilkes
on the greatness of the class as a
whole. He presented the idea that
there is no doubt that the freshmen
are the greatest men of the school but
they fail to get proper recognition.
The music started when Jack
Adams sang "Darkness on the Delta"
accompanied by Eddie Lake Tate on
the piano. As an encore he sang
"Dark Town Strutter's Ball." Minnie
Polk St. Clair sang "Please' in a
pleasing manner after which a trio
composed of Lena Faye Wright Ha-
zel Griffin and Eddie Lake Tate sang
"The Voice in the Old Village Choir"
Lena Faye Wright sang "My Dar-
ling" and was accompanied by Mary
Tolbert a senior. Firman Weedon
Introduced as Jimmle Rogers the Sec-
ond sang and accompanied himself
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"GIRL SHY" TO BE
NIGHT The student production "Girl Shy"
is to be presented tonight in Mlms
Auditorium. Students will be charged
an admission fee of fifteen cents. The
proceeds of the production are to go
for payment on The Lasso.
The cast of the play is made up of
students almost entirely and is being
directed by Mrs. Tommie daughter of
President Taylor. Students are urged
to attend the presentation and show
their loyalty to the annual.
For the cast see the large ad on
the second page of the Jacket. As a
final admonition be sure and see the
play "Girl Shy."
BROWN ON CAMPUS
Buster Brown former all-Conference
tackle has been on the campus
for the last two days. He was one
of the best football players ever play
ing on a Howard Payne team. He is
employed by an oil company in Art'
CAP McALISTER HERE
Cap McAlister one of the best ath-
letes ever in Howard Payne was pres-
ent at chapel last Monday morning
and said a few words to the student
body. He stated that the school cer-
tainly meant a lot to the grad after
he got out and was not allowed to
come back very often.
His home is In Jackson Mississippi
and he announced that he had a foot
ball player coming on for the old
Election To Be
Held May 5 On
All Other Positions to Be
Decided With Excep-
tion Jacket Editor.
Nominations for the student body
officers for 1933-34 were made in cha-
pel Wednesday morning. The follow-
ing students were nominated for pres-
ident of the student body: Jake Ed-
wards Hilton Gilliam Price McQueen
Gerald N. Smith and Wilburn Under-
wood. Nominations for the vice-president
were Roy Ramsour and Loften Bragg.
In the secretary race one boy and
two girls are running. Mavorneen
Gray Lit Allen Gray and Aline Fish-
er are the candidates.
Two students were nominated for
editor of The Lasso. Gerald N. Smith
and Roy Ramsour are the nominees
but Smith asked that the support of
the group be given Ramsour. For the
business managership of The Lasso
Dick Austin John Wester Jack Wood-
(Continued on page four)
SUCCESS AND JOY
J. Edward Johnson San Saba was
the principal speaker in chapel last
Tuesday morning. He told of the
things that go into making the man
and told of bis impressions as a lad.
He stated that when he was a boy he
thought that the men who had attain
ed some degree of honor in the com
munlty were to be looked up to but
in the process of growing up he bad
learned that they were merely human
and made mistakes in the sarat man-
ner that the rest of us do.
In speaking of youth as the most
valuable thing to a country ha told a
myth concerning an ancient country
in which a crack appeared Bid could
not be closed until a lad threw himself
into it and closed it
Two incidents concerning aa actual
occurence in the business of attorney
for the state were told. Two boys
were given chances to show what they
really were when they were given
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E. R. Baker Former
Editor of Yellow
The announcement of the marriage
of Elmo R. Baker and Miss Electra
Westerman last Saturday night April
15 comes as a surprise to the many
college students that knew the cou-
ple. Baker waa editor of the Yellow
Jacket for two years and published
one of the best papers that the school
has seen. Miss Westerman is a grad-
uate of the business department of
Howard Payne Academy.
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Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 28, Ed. 1, Thursday, April 20, 1933, newspaper, April 20, 1933; Brownwood, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth102206/m1/1/: accessed January 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.