The Howard Payne College Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. XXXXV, No. 27, Ed. 1, Friday, April 25, 1958 Page: 1 of 4
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The HOWARD PAYNE COLLEGE
BROWNWOOD TEXAS. FRIDAY. APRIL 25. 1958
LADIES-IN-WAITING Pictured above are a group of young ladies who have been se-
lected by the classes as nominees for May Queen. Pictured are: row one left to right
Patty Eads Vivian Triplitt and Martha Darlington. Row two left to right Betty Gore
Martha Sawyer and Marian Claborn.
Citizens Participation Seen
As Key To Democracy
The necessity for a broad po-
litical participation on the part
of the citizenry in a democracy
and to gain a better understand-
ing of our social and political
heritage have been the main
points presented during Democ-racy-In-Action
Week at Howard
Climaxing the week there will
be a speech Friday by Roy Ru-
bottom assistant secretary of
Dr. Guy D. Newman piesident
of How aid Payne College an-
nounced Monday the first annual
President's Awaid for the thiee
out-tandmg o-says on Demoeiacy-ln-Action
Cai.li pi les of $50 $35 and $25
will be awarded for the first
second and thud prizes lespec-
tively. The prizes will be paid
by the Texas Bureau for Eco-
The essays will be judged by I
a fatultv committee composed of
Mis. Lt l.i Spenser chairman; Dr.
Z. T Huff and Dr. Francos Mer-
rctt The committee will grade
the papcis on conciseness in-
terpolation and foim Theio is
no set limit as to length but Dr.
Newman aid conciseness would
In addition to interpreting the
sessions of the week Dr. New-
man wants each student to give
a summary of his impiession of
the Deniocracy-in-Action Week
criticism and suggestions as to
how the sessions can be im-
proved and student participation
The papers are due no later
than Tuesday April 29 Dr. New-
state for Inter-American affair.5
who is to speak at 8 p. m. in
Mims Auditorium. Rubottom is
the son of Mrs. J. Eleanor Ru-
bottom a nephew of Mr. and
Mrs. C. C. Lockwood and a cous-
in of Harold and Charles Lock-
wood all of Brownwood.
Addresses of the week included
those given by Dr. John Tower
of Midwestern University Wichi-
ta Falls Rear Admiral Walter G.
Schindler commanding officer
Eighth Naval District New
Orlean; Dr. Joe Gerber dean
of the college and professor of
psychology at Stephen F. Aus-
tin State College Nacogdoches;
Judge Tom Renfio associate i Wednesday Noith and Weldon j own poems The public is mvit-
justui. Court of Civil Appeals Steplu n.son of D' Leon Wednc- ed to join the students for the
Foit Woith; Di Thomas H. Tay- day. Woodland Heights. o casion.
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IN SUSPENSE These young ladies are anxiously awaiting the crowning of the May
Queen. They are class nominees for the honor. Left to right are Carlene Baker Vir-
ginia Gross Laverne Johnson Peggy Pate and Martha Christmas. The big day is May
3 in Coggin Chapel
lor HPC president emeritus; R.
H. Lawrence of Dallas executive
director and secretary of the Tex-
as Bureau for Economic Under-
standing; and John C. Broger
United States deputy director of
Howard Payne students spoke
in assemblies at each of the city's
elementary schools during the
week. The schedule included Phil
Sliuler of Blown wood Monday
Cential School; David Gcoige of
San Antonio. Tuesday Coggin;
Pat Ciaus of Beaumont Tues-
day East; Homer Stephens of
B'owiwoo'! Tuesday South-
Don Buckmaster of Biownwood
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Saturday May 3
Twelve Howard Payne co-eds
will be waiting anxiously Satur-
day May 3 when one of them
will be crowned May Queen
concluding "Parents Weekend."
Each class has elected three
nominees for queen. One of these
young ladies will be crowned
May Queen and the remaining
eleven will compromise the court.
Elected to represent the senior
class were Patty Eads Marian
Claborn and Vivian Triplitt.
Patty is from Chillicothe ma-
joring in speech and minoring in
English. She is a member of the
BSU Executive Council the Col-
lege Theatre LSB Homecoming
Queen Nominee senior class sec-
retary and a member of Who's
Marian is an elementary educa-
tion major from Zephyr. She is
minoring in English. Marion is an
active member of the FTA.
Vivian is a business major from
Edinburg. She is also minoring
in English. She is a member of
the Jacket Co-Eds Alpha Beta
Sigma and is the vice piesident
of the YWA.
State Senator Carlos Ashley of
Llano will speak at the 10 a.m.
chapel meeting Monday at How-
ard Payne College announced Dr.
1 Z. T. Huff academic vice piesi-
dent and dean.
The --('p-t r who also is a po-
et will ic.icl a selection of his
From the junior class selections
Peggy Pate Martha Darlington
and Martha Sawyer.
Peggy is a speech major from
Lancaster. She is the recently-
elected student council secretary
for 1958-'59 a member of Alpha
Chi an the Theatre Club and in-
coming president of the Jackets
Martha Darlington is an Eng-
lish major from Dixie Ga. She
is a member of the BSU execu-
tive council a member of LSB
the Jacket Co-Eds and the Col-
Martha Sawyer is an elemen-
tary education major from Fort
Worth. She is a transfer from De-
catur Baptist College a member
of the BSU and A Cappella Choir.
Elected from the sophomore
class were Betty Gore Virginia
Cross and Martha Christmas.
Betty is a business major from
Comanche. She is minoring in
Virginia is a speech major from
Plainview. She is a member of
the Jacket Co-Eds Theatre Club
and the PoGo Club. Virginia was
May Queen of 1957.
Martha is an English major
from Dallas. She is an active
member of the FTA and the Mis-
Freshmen candidates include
Cailene Baker Patsy Ridgeway
and Laverno Johnson.
Cai i'ne is a voice major f om
Shei!!."i. She is a member of
the Jacket Co-Eds and Opera
Paty is an elementary educa-
tion major fiom Kenville. Slu
i a member of the YWA the
LSB the BSU and FTA.
Laveine is a music education
major fiom Austin.
May 3 has been scheduled as
a clay of fun and frolic on the
D fft lent oi'vini-ritioiis on cam-
pus w ill be in chaige of booths to
-.tait "Pnu'iits Weekend" tolling.
.auls will be piesented to the
organization making the gieat-
est contribution to the success
of the clay accoiding to booths
and member paiticipation.
The planned schedule includes
all school nlay 9 a. m. to 12 noon;
baibecue (served on campus) 1-3
p.m.; Inter-Club Track meet at
Spottsman Park 3-5 p.m.; and
the formal presentation of May
Queen at 8 p.m. in Coggin Chapel.
Tickets will go on sale Mon-
day for the May Queen presenta-
tion and barbecue dinner.
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The Howard Payne College Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. XXXXV, No. 27, Ed. 1, Friday, April 25, 1958, newspaper, April 25, 1958; Brownwood, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth102706/m1/1/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.