The Howard Payne College Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. XXXXVII, No. 19, Ed. 1, Friday, February 19, 1960 Page: 1 of 4
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The HOWARD PAYNE COLLEGE
BROWNWOOD TEXAS FEBRUARY 19 1960
Play Day Plans Grow
GOOD LISTENING-R. M. McKee of Austin standing UPC tiustce; Dr. Guy D. Newman center
IIPC president and Dr. McDonald W Held chairman of the college's Speech Arts Division look
over the classical opera recordings presented by Mr. McKee to Howard Payne's Radio Station
Four Steering Committees Named;
Cobb Acts For New Amendment
Appointment of committee heads for the "May Day" carnival
capped Senate action Tuesday night. Nine of the fifteen senate mem-
bers were asked by Student Association President Homer "Bud"
Stephens to head the four committees designed to steer action of the
Shirley (Crunch) Crenshaw is to be in charge of contacting clubs
classes and organizations for .setting up booths on the "midway" of
the affair. Jan Daehert and Mary Temple Bennett are to assist Miss
Carroll (Mo) Moore was appointed chairman of publicity.
Those selected to lay out the plan for the "midway" are Odio
Windham and Pat Brown.
In charge of the May Queen's coronation are Cecil Friend
Sheirv Denton and Elwana Hawthorne.
'Tlie idea of .May Day is that of
a play day" explained Stephens-.
"Everyone can got together and
have a good time and forget that
finals are just around the corner.
".May Day is the climax of the
Although tabbed May Day this
year may see the event set in late
April. "Maybe we'll call it Spring
Day or something" Stephens jest-
ed. The change may result from
Senate members verbally tossed
the idea of the time for crowning
Five classical opera recordings
have been donated to the record
library of Howard 1'avne's Radio
They include the music from
"Carmen" (Bizet). "Tosca" fPuc-
cinii. "Aida" (Verdi) "Madame
linttcrfly" (Puccini) and the be-
loved "Student Prince" (Sigmund
Tin' albums were the gift of one
of Howard Payne's new trustees-
R. M. McKee of Austin who. on
his first visit to the campus after
his appointment learned of the
station and its directed program to
provide good music for the cam-
pus and ISrownwood area.
Mr. McKee presented the record-
ings to Dr. Guy I). Newman IIPC
president and Dr. McDonald W.
Held chairman of the Division of
Speech Arts when he was in
Brownwnod lasi week for the
February board meeting.
Mr. McKee was elected to the
board by tb Ilaptist General Con-
vention of Texas at its meeting last
To Appear In Mims
Mildred IHIIImrer "first lady
of (hi" harp." will he featured at
the (hie Music Association con-
ceil in Minis Auditorium next
Tuesilaj at s p.m.
Admission In the program vtlll
he open In the students current
members of the Chic .Music As-
Micialioii and persons purchasing
membership in the organization
for Hie coming jenr.
New List Exceeds
An Increase of 21 students caus-
ed the number of students making
the honor roll for the second half
of the fall semester to rise to Sii.
Sixty-four students made the roll
Seniors led again percentage-
wise .with 21 of 17a making the
roll. Eleven percent of the sopho-
mores 23 of 201) were named to
the roll. Freshmen were next with
a percentage of G.77 or 29 out of
I2S. Juniors numbered fourth on
the list with 12 out of IS." making
the grade giving a percentage of
Dr. Z. T. Huff academic dean
commented that the school was
pleased with the honor roll. Ho
stated that it was an average1 roll
as compared with other schools
and that the students making the
list were representative. Interna-
tional single married and grad-
uate students are all represented.
Hurst. Beth Jones Barbara Mc-I 30 honor points: Pat Barlow
Bride. Raymond Woodruff. Thomas Brown Esther Camancho
30 honor points (3 A's 1 B 1 C Enrique Farias Jimmy Hamilton
or 2 A's and 3 B's): Kay Gray Arnold Ilolley Nina Holmes Mar-
Charlotte Hutson A. T. Ilseng.'leno Lamb Helen Lange Sally Jo
Mrs. Lila Minis
1T honor points: Bob Katon.
12 honor points: Kenneth Jones
Martha Sanders Karma Waldrop.
3ft honor points: Susan Chap-
man and Saralou Vaughan.
"tl honor points: Pat Cook Bar-
bara Draper. Ann Hendrick flleti-
dti Philen Zora Rowlett Mickey!
la honor points: Jeanette Cog-
dill Jo Layne Hill Pat Howard
Dick Ivey Judy Nowlin.
12 honor points: Laurie Berg-
house. Noel Cowan. Charlotte
Craft. Arlie Fielding. Marlon Halli-
burton Sabnna Lin Robert Liu
Philhreck Sara Ida Ross Jack
Stevens Barbara Wright.
Forty-eight students who made
the honor roll the first half of the
semester also made the list the
I (..w.rtTi.l lri If
Rake In Wins
The honor roll listed for thei.wida Posev.
same nine weeks a year ago was
Of the total enrollment of l.n'C.
students a total percent of S.57
made the honor roll.
A complete list of the honor roll
45 honor points (5 A's) David
George Billie Phillips and Mar-
jorie (Mrs. Raymond) Woodruff.
12 honor points (I A's 1 B) :
Dewey Curbo Larry Head Pauline
Oh Jimmy Whltt.
31) honor points (3 A's 2 B's):
Pat Craus Joye Farley Donny
Ford Elaine Harvey Mrs. Boh
3!) honor points: Joan Allen
Margaret Allen Cecile Blunt Mrs.
Barbara Goodwin Milliecnt Par-
nell Anita Duncan Roberta Mc-
Shaw. James Morrow Charlene
Mosier Daniel Sanchez.
15 honor points: Peggy Crow
Wayne Grant. Michael Sullivan
Linda Thomas- Glenda Yandell.
12 honor points: Simla Holcomb
Barbara Rogers Dorothy Shelton.
3!) honor points: Gloria Andrews
Martha Sue Peace Paul Podroza
Jack Smith Kent Sobotik Mrs.
Linda Mercer Mary Ellen Watson
Two HPC debate squads return-
ed from Arkadelphia Ark. Febru-
ary 13 with five wins out of nine
debates. The tournament was held
at Henderson State Teachers Col-
lege February 12 and 13.
The junior men's team com-
prised of Joe Gwathmey Brown-
wood freshman and Ken Sobotik
Ilallettsvillo freshman won three
of the four preliminary rounds
held Friday afternoon. They were
defeated however in the quarter-
finals Saturday morning.
Don Buckmastor Brownwood
senior and Boh Eaton Castro Val-
ley Calif. junior were victorious
I in two of the four senior men's
preliminary rounds hut did not
qualify to enter the quarter-finals.
The Howard Payne debaters
meet every Wednesday at S:30
p.m. under the instruction of Dr.
McDonald W. Held chairman of the
Division of Speech Arts.
the Queen for some ten minutes
one suggestion was to have the
coronation Friday night so the
Queen might reign over the car-
nival festivities Saturday. Another
was to have the Queen's coronation
as an apex to all activity Saturday.
Still a different Idea was to have
the coronation smack-dab in the
middle of the carnival.
Getting nowhere toward a defi-
nite decision the matter was left
to he discussed at the next meet-
ing. Constitution Chnnges
A motion presented on the floor
by Senior Senator Jack Cobb presi-
dent of the Junior Class advocated
a constitutional change to allow
juniors to run for the vice-presidency
of the Student Association.
Cobb explained that this change
will enable a person to qualify
better for the job of presidency.
A dissenting senate pitched the
matter around for a while debating
as to whether or not this sort of
plan was "democratic."
"I think this thing is good be-caus-e
I don't believe Nixon will
get the presidency." stated Jerry
Bob Hutton in reply to comments
that a person who had been vice-
president had the jump on a per-
son who had not.
In the light of "competitive
spirit" the issue was debated.
Whether or not the change would
stifle competition was discussed.
When the vote was finally taken
nine were affirmative and three
were opposing an unusual situ-
ation in Senate since the general
precedence has been unanimous
vote on matters.
With two voting members ab-
sent and one having shortly be-
fore submitted his resignation the
required majority to carry the
matter was not present. The issue
was postponed until next meeting
when the other two voting mem-
bers are present.
A petition to amend Article II
Section 2 paragraph A (juniors to
be eligible) of the constitution
was being circulated after Senate
meeting. Some 71 persons had
signed the paper by midnight.
Specific purpose of the petition
was to get ten percent of eligible
voters to sign so the matter would
be presented on school-wide basis.
Junior Senator Paul Rogers sub-
mitted a letter of resignation
stating that work hours and in-
creased responsibility in church
work prevented his full effective-
ness. Sophomore Class President
I'M Markham was instructed by
Stephens to hold a special class
election to fill the vacancy.
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The Howard Payne College Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. XXXXVII, No. 19, Ed. 1, Friday, February 19, 1960, newspaper, February 19, 1960; Brownwood, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth102760/m1/1/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.