The War Whoop (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 40, No. 2, Ed. 1, Wednesday, September 19, 1962 Page: 1 of 4
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By S&- l "th4H
Festival of Fun Theme
For All-School Party
Operation Fun will get into full
swing Friday night at 7:30 with a
"Festival of Fun" all-school party
between Martin and Hunt dormi-
tories. A "Festival of Fun" will be the
first of 5 all-school parties spon-
sored by the Student Association.
Each party or social wil' have
different kinds of activities from
dancing to games with refresh-
ments. Sarah Regal is in charge
of the project.
Friday's "Festival of Fun" will
begin with games led by Alex
Foy. Miss Foy is returning to Mc-
Murry after working as youth
director at Muleshoe Texas and
is now with First Methodist
Church in Abilene. She is form-
erly from Sweetwater.
Following the games there will
be dancing and refreshments on
Editor's Note: Smoke Signals
is a weekly feature which at-
tempts to present Investiga-
tions of tho current vital topics
which so profoundly affect us
today and In the future. Both
students and faculty members
will be asked from time to time
to submit material. This week
we are publishing the text of an
address made by Dr. Virgil Bot
the slab between the Hunt and
Miss Regal has a committee of
four helping her with the coming
activities. Lyle Hamilton Jerry
Fitzhugh Nan Clark and Dogie
Giles make up the Operation Fun
committee. Dr. S. B. Thompson
Dean of Men and Mrs. Phil E.
Chappell are assisting the group
with the project.
"The Student Association has
these activities planned to help
the social life on the campus"
said Miss Regal "and to keep
McMurry from becoming a suit-
Some of the activities the com-
mittee is working up will include
after-game dances up-to-date
movies and special Homecoming
tom professor of physics to
tho entire McMurry faculty at
the beginning of the semester.
I am often asked as I am sure
you are "Why do you teach at
McMurry College?" The ques-
tioner is really asking "Why do
you teach In a small church re-
lated college at a salary which
is less than that which you could
receive if you did something else
Some 350 grpen hpnnies appear
ed Thursday morning when the
traditional "sliming" season be-
gan. Representing a larger part of
the general duties of a freshman
the slime camps must be worn at
all times except on Sunday and
when in buildings and dormitory
rooms. The caps which must be
worn squarely on the head may
be taken off if wo win the Home-
coming Game. In the event we
lose the caps will be worn until
Besides walking on the side-
walks at all times freshmen must
be courteous to the upperclass-
men and be prepared to button-
up and repeat the Slime So-Law
the Alma Mater and the Fight
Song when requested.
A new rule has been made this
year which does not permit
"sliming" in the dormitories from
9 p. m. to 9 a. m. but slime caps
must be worn in the dormitory
halls and lobbies.
When Love Fails
An act of love that fails is just
as much a part of the divine life
as an act of love that succeeds
for love is measured by its own
fullness not by its reception.
TEXAS. WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 19 1962
Sept. 22 Last day for adding
Oct. 16-18 Willson Lectures.
Oct. 20-27 Homecoming.
Nov. 5-10 Mid-semester
Nov. 21 Thankgiving holidays
begin 12:00 noon.
Nov. 2G Clusses resume.
The Real War
There is a great opportunity for
constructive action in the struggle
for world development. To share
the benefits of civilization with
the whole of humanity is a noble
and attainable objective. To press
the war against poverty disease
exploitation and ignorance calls
for greater sacrifice and far
greater commitment of scientific
educational and material re-
sources than hitherto. In this
common task let the peoples find
a positive program for peace a
moral equivalent for war. World
Council of Churches.
or taught in a large state sup-
I have tried to answer this
question in various way but I
doubt that I have ever been suc-
cessful in giving a really satisfac-
tory answer to anyone who has
not been similarly employed. Try-
ing to explain one's reasons for
teaching in a college of our type
is a little like talking about your
grandchildren which is invariably
a waste of time for your listener
cither has grandchildren of his
own or else he does not.
However since the minister of
the campus asked me to help in
opening this discussion on the
place of the faculty in the church-
McM Enrollment up 8 pet.;
ACQ HSU Total More
McMurry's 1962 on campus en-
rollment as of Friday Septem-
ber 14 is a record high of 1158
an increase of more than 8
over last year's total of 1069.
Abilene Christian College's pres-
ent total is 2589 and Hardin-
Simmons University's is 1405.
McMurry's Senior class totals
171 with 105 men and 01 women.
The junior class has 220 with
138 men and 82 women In the
sophomore class there are 318
with 171 men and 147 women.
The freshman class is also the
largest on record; it totals 426
an increase of more than 11
over last year with 239 men
and 187 women. Them are 20
special students 6 men and 14
women. There aie 8 graduate
students 3 men and 5 women.
related college I have tried again
to answer the question at least
to myself. I find that my reasons
fall into thiee more or less
distinct categories. I suspect al-
though I have no way of confirm
ing my suspicions that your rea-
sons are more or less similar to
In the beginning we may elim
inate some possible answers. We
do not teach in the small colleges
simply to make a living; for we
have many choices ranging from
not teaching at all to teaching
in a wide variety of other types
of institutions. We were not nt-
Conllnued on Page 4
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The ratio of men to women is ap-
The Dyess branch of McMurry
College has enrolled about 250
and about 150 more are expected.
All classes offeied in this branch
will be filled this year. Eighteen
instructors will be needed in this
New Policy for
This year the War Whoop is
opening up a new policy for each
social club on campus and their
publication matenal for tho
In the past it was the custom
to fight everyone to try and get
stories about the clubs in the
paper so that everyone might lead
of their activities. This year wo
wish each club would make use
of their publicity officer and have
him bring in the facts about what
ho would like to put in for his
We are more than glad to pub-
lish club happenings but we feel
it is each club's responsibility to
bring in the material or at least
the facts so that we may run
them. We would appreciate it if
each publicity officer would come
into the office soon and talk to
the editor about this change in
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