The Howard Payne College Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, April 19, 1968 Page: 1 of 4
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By S A Officers
NEWLY ELECTED CHEERLEADERS—At HPC for 1968 are, left to right, Terry Hambrick, Royce
Rose, Cindy Estopinal, Butch Bigbee, Sari Ryan and Phil Packer.
'DREAM' SET FOR APRIL PRESENTATION
A Texas musical adaptation
of William Shakespeare's "A
Midsummer Night's Dream" will
be presented by the Howard
Payne College Departments of
Music and Drama at the Inter-
national Exposition HemisFair
in San Antonio, July 25-26-27.
Alex Reeve will direct the per-
formances featuring western
and Indian costumes and scen-
Brownwood and area theatre
fans will have an opportunity to
see the special show here April
26-27 when it is staged in the
The production will be a joint
presentation of the drama and
music (departments of the col-
lege, with Dr. George Baker and
Mrs. Sara Baker directing the
music, Ray Karrer in charge of
technical direction, Cecil Friend
doing the choreography, and
Nelly Brandenstein in charge of
costumes. '1 1! ;f!i
Reeve said that proceeds will
go to help defray travel ex-
penses to Montevideo, Uruquay,
where the company will be the
sole representatives of the
United States at the Internation-
al Festival of University theatre.
The invitation to the college's
department of drama and music
to take part in the South Amer-
ica venture came from the Del-
phic Institute in Europe.
"The Delphic Institute is,"
Reeve said, "the most distin-
guished academic theatre insti-
tute in Europe, and it sponsors
the International Festival of
University Theatre held in var-
ious European countries every
The Institute, with headquar-
ters in. Mainz, Germany, is one
of the most distinguished insti-
tutes of classical theater in Eu-
A number of famous univer-
sities of the world will be par-
ticipating including the Sor-
bonne in Paris, the University of
Goteborg in Sweden, the Univer-
sity of Bristol in England and
"For the first time ever," he
said "the Festival will be held
in the Western Hemisphere.
They invited us to present a
production of the all Texas
'A Midsummer Night's Dream,'
which was internationally ac-
claimed for its tour of Britain
and its participation in the In-
ternational Festival in Bristol
University in 1959."
Dates for the South American
performance will be in the first
week of August, and the HPC
In Pi Chi Club
Officers for the 1968-1969
school year were elected in a
regular meeting of Pi Chi, How-
ard Payne press club, according
to Fred Raybura, newly elected
president of the group.
Rayburn was elected presi-
dent of the club barring any
conditional changes during the
1968 Fall semester, since he will
be completing work for a mas-
ter's degree. Other new officers
are: Johnny Curtis, vice-presi-
dent; Lana Archer, secretary;
Cathy Land, treasurer; and
Carol tRicks, reporter.
In other business, the club de-
cided that the club will sell
clear plastic covers this semes-
ter for the 1967-1968 Lasso. $
group will be the guests of the
city of Montevideo for some
eight to 10 days.
Dr. Guy D. Newman, HPC
president, said, "it is a signal
honor for the College to receive
the invitations to take part in
the HemisFair and also in
In at recent vote, students of
Howard Payne College were
asked to select an appropriate
amendment to the present con-
stitution concerning grade point
average requirements for all
executive and club officers.
According to Tommy Bastian,
president of the Student Asso-
ciation, the results of the vote
were thrown out as a result of
a mutual agreement between
Bastian and Don Goldhorn, as-
sistant dean of students. Ac-
cording to Bastian, some stu-
dents expressed difficulty in
marking the ballots in selecting
the amendment which they de-
sired. The ballots which were
prepared for the April 5 elec-
tion were without ballot mark-
ing procedures and instructions.
Bastian said that another
election will be held at a later
date with the ballot printed for
voter selection of: 1. Proposi-
tion one; 2. proposition two;>3.
neither. In this way, Bastian
emphasized, the constitution
may be changed or left as it
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In other activity from the
Student Association, plans are
underway for the uncoming Na-
tional College Election which
will be held on the Howard
Payne College campus. The elec-
tion will follow the format of
the National College Primary
which will be held over the na-
tion this spring.
Activities previous to this
election will be held in chapel,
April 27, as different students
will present their candidates'
views and platforms on the ref-
erendum isues in discussion.
Tommy Bastian, president of the
Student Association, who Is
working in conjunction with the
election, said that there will be
ballots to mark on the referen-
dum issues concerning general
questions such as: "Should we
stop bombing in Viet Nam or
escalate the war in Viet Nam?
Under each general question
will be some six choices for the1
student to consider and select
These different choices will ret-
flect liberal and conservative
views as well as all "middle-of-
The annual Favorite Profes-
sor Banquet, under the sponsor-
ship of the Baptist Student
Union, was to be held Thursday
at 5 p.m. in the small dining
room adjoining the cafeteria.
Each student was to ask his
favorite professor to go with
him to the banquet, and the
student was required to pay for
the professor's meaL
The main purpose for this
banquet is to promote a better
understanding between faculty
Jim Johnston, BSU president,
spoke at the informal affair.
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