Bulletin: Hardin-Simmons Ex-Student Roundup, July, 1940 Page: 4
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KEEPING UP WITH THE EXES
Dr. John L. Hill of Nashville, Tenn.,
was awarded a Doctor of Humane
Letters and Reverend Fred C. East-
ham was awarded a Doctor of Di-
vinity degree at the commencement
exercises at Hardin-Simmons Univer-
sity in June.
Exes are requested by the adminis-
tration to note that the Vandercook
School of Music from Chicago will
again be on our campus from August
19 to 31. You or your sons and
daughters can have two full weeks
of musical instruction, fun, recrea-.
tion, room, and board, for from $20
(Students) to $25 (Teachers). If
you wish more information about this
fine band ,camp, write to the ex-
In answer to several requests, we
.wish to- announce that the second
term of summer school will start July
13 and end August 21. You teachers
who are spending your summer doing
nothing will be sorry that you have
not better equipped yourselves when
a good position opens for someone
who has a Master's Degree, or a de-
gree of any type. Make your plans
to get an additional six or seven
hours off this second term. Our busi-
ness office will work with you if there
is a financial problem.
The Ex-Cowgirls had a breakfast
on the morning of the day of the big
banquet. Since that time, several
girls have asked me why there was
not a better turn-out. There are
hundreds of ex-cowgirls, and only a
small number came. One girl sked
if I would publish that they were
anxious to hear from all cowgirls
who were interested in giving any
new ideas for next year. Remember
this ex-cowgirls, your organization is
only as strong as you are! If you
don't fall in line and help it grow,
then it will have a meager existence.
The Cowboy Band is planning to have
a rousing homecoming this fall, and
we are wondering if we will have the
same problem of too many wives, jobs,
anid children. You live only once on
this earth, so why not make the most
of it by enjoying yourselves at these
functions when they are given for
Hilliard S. Fatherree '28 has been
elected to take the place of Byron
England '28, who will leave soon to
assume the position of principal of
Ball High in Galveston.
Scanning over the files at the Abi-
lene Reporter-News, the editor found
that among the many exes working
for that organization are: Si Adding-
ton '37, Mack Machen '37, D. F.
"Hico" McCarty '36, and Ray David-
Mr. and Mrs. Byron "Chico" Kid-
well '30 (Mary Beth Walston '31),
live in Wichita Falls, Texas, where
Chico is employed by the Auto Spring
and Supply Co.
Lucille Tollson '16, is now Mrs.
Claude Stone of Ballinger.
Dr. John W. Inzer '12, popular and
ationally known minister, spoke to
the student body just before school
was out. Dr. Inzer's home is in
Asheville, N. C., where he is pastor of
the First Baptist Church.
Larry Cunningham '40, will join
Clark Jarnigan '38, at Denison on the
coaching staff. Cunningham was a
standout guard on last year's Cow-
Dr. Fred Eastham '36, who was
awarded an honorary degree this
June, is also a member of the Board
of Trustees of H-SU.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. (Uncle Joe)
Smith '31 (Becky Brannon '29), were
present for the ex-student banquet.
Joe is in State this summer preparing
to teach freshman physics next fall
along with his coaching duties. "Uncle
Joe" will be a splendid addition to
our staff and we wish to.welcome him
and his wife and daughter back to
Prof. Hiram Arrant '20 recently
flew to Havana, Cuba, for an inter-
national meeting of the Rotary Clubs.
Arrant is a past District Governor
and is very popular in Rotary circles.
Lem Paul Henslee '40 has been of-
fered a scholarship totalling $400 for
graduate work in the University of
Indiana. Henslee's major is Business
Prof. Aubrey Stephenson '23 is in
Austin where he is completing re-
quirements for his Ph. D. at State.
There is no more loyal individual con-
nected with H-SU than this genial
government prof. He is always eager
and willing to go anywhere and do
anything he can for his alma mater.
He has a host of friends in West
Texas and dods a great amount of
good for H-SU.
"Please accept this dollar for our
1940 dues," writes Mrs. Bruce D.
Kemp '26, (Lorena Cook '27). "It is
so interesting to read about the ex-
students who are scattered in all parts
of the world. Note change of ad-
dress-5148 Vincent Avenue, Los An-
"Be sure to send the Ex-Student
Round-up Bulletin to me atBlanchard,
Oklahoma, Box 173, as that is about
the only source of information as to
the happenings at Dear Ole H-SU,"
says Rev. Jas. N. Easterwood '36.
"If you have any more copies of
the paper giving the life discussion of
President Sandefer, please send me
one," requests Louise Poe Kennedy
'29, of Morenci, Arizona. (Editor's
note: There are still sufficient copies
of this special edition to supply all
who wish one. Please drop the Ex-
Student offices a card and we will be
happy to send you a copy).
Mr. and Mrs. John White '29 (Beryl
Hardesty '33) have moved back to
Abilene where John has reestablished
himself in the surveying business.
Beryl and John have a beautiful
young daughter named Patricia.
Hoyt Ford, '23, received his Ph. D.
from' Texas University this summer.
Fgrd has for years been one of the
outstanding instructors in H-S. U.
Without a doubt, he is one of the most
learned members of the faculty, and
has a. host of friends among ex-stu-
dents. If you wish to drop him a
line to congratulate him, just address
the letter in care of the university.
A recent letter from Jenna Mae
Jay Hart '20 of Plainview contained
her dollar dues for 1940 and her res-
ervation for a plate at the '20 table at
the exe banquet. The names of three
exes were included in her letter. Jenna
Mae and her husband own and oper-
ate the Hart Pharmacy, where she is
a registered pharmacist.
GIB SANDEFER RESIGNS
A letter of resignation, effective
July 1,. was handed to the board of
trustees at their last meeting by Gil-
bert B. (Gib) Sandefer. As all exes
know, Gib has been identified with
band, artist courses, and athletic
manipulations around the forty acres
for years. No reason was given for
the resignation, and no statement has
been made of future plans.
Under Sandefer's management,. nu-
merous world famous artists have
been brought to the campus, the band
has become known extensively, and
football teams from H-SU have been
playing several intersectional games
TO RALLY BEHIND' TURNER
H-SU Exes are going to rally
around Clyde (Bulldog) Turner, Frank
Kimbrough's All-America center of
last year, to elect him to a college
All-Star team, in national popularity
balloting, in Julyf. Members of the
squad, after three weeks training at
Northwestern U., play the Green Bay
Packers, national pro league champs,
in Chicago for charity, August 29.
Mail your vote for Bulldog to Arch
Ward, Sports Editor, Chicago Tribune,
Chicago, Ill., or write to the Alumni
offices at H-SU for ballots in peti-
tion form for blocks of signatures.
Do Your Part--Send a Good Student to H.SU This Fall
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