The J-TAC (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 9, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 25, 1926 Page: 4 of 4
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PUBLIC SPEAKING DEPART-
MENT TO PRESENT NEW PLAY.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER THIRD
"Captain 'Applejack," an Arabian
Night's adventure in three acts by
Walter Hackett, will be presented by
the . Public Speaking and Expression
department under the direction of
Miss Lillard, at the College'auditorium
on Friday, December 3rd at 7:45 p. m.
"There's naught like good grog to
warm the innards" on a freezing night,
and there is nothing like a good pirate
play—and a melodrama to boot—to
repay—"lily livered duffers" who will
venture forth on such a night as Fri-
day, December 3rd, and the reward
will be commensurate with the frigid
journeys. In Walter Hackett'a "Cap-
tain Applejack/' the Public Speaking
department of. John Tarleton College
' will achieve its triumph of the season.
The audience will find the doughty-
buccaneers with his facile oaths, his
gleaming dirk, his "moods with d;-|ili-
ance" with a "Portugese wench" and
his volleys of gasconade to be the
most enjoyable character to strut on
the Tarleton stage this season.
It will be refreshing and encourag-
ing to find color and costume on a
strge hitherto devoted to the more
familiar phases of life. And it will
be decidedly inspiring to witness such
a performance as the new leading
man, Paul Allen, a junior in the col-
lege, will be able to give in the title
role. In it there will be a niee vari-
ation of mood and amateur finish de-
cidedly welcome. Personally he is a
tall, well-formed, well-featured man,
mature but, not at all old---not eyen
• Stimulated by ■ such a competent
vis-a-vis, Miss.Mae Cantrell, a senior
in the college, will manage to create
a sensation herself. As Anna Valeska,
the Russian dancer, she is no gentle
blonde, but a seductive brunette,
vamping right and left with a decided-
ly French accent. One would not
think that she is cast by nature for
such a role, but' her performances will
demonstrate anew the triumph of
mind over matter.
The infallible Irby Perry will be
present in a gem of a character role,
that of a mysterious seer who turns
out to be a clever crook.
Miss Graves will be charming in her
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other characters in the play will be
discussed next week.
The royalty fee for an amateur pro;
duct ion of "Captain Applejack" is
fifty dollars." It is by special permis-
sion of the author's publisher, Samuel
French of New York", that Miss Lillard
part as the' wife of Mr. Perry, The
will be able to give to the people of
Stephenville this Arabian Night's ad-
venture. This4s>the-.best and the most
expensive three-act play that Miss Lil-
lard. has ever attempted in Tarleton.
Last Christmas, a stock company
under the direction of James H. Doyle
of New York, produced "Captain Ap-
plejack", at the Circle Theatre in Dal-
las. Just recently, the Little Theatre
of Fort Worth presented it to a large
and enthusiastic audience. On De-
cember 30, 1921, Sam H. Harris pre-
sented Wallace Eddinger and Mary
Nash in "Captain Applejack," staged
by the author and Sam Forest at the
Cort .Treatre, New York. The play
was copyrighted in 1923 by the author
and in 1925 by Samuel French.
By special consideration, Miss Lil-
lard has reduced the usual prices for
the production off "Captain Applejack"
from two dollars to fifty cents, for the
entire house. There will be no reserv-
ed seats. Make your plans now to
see one of the best royalty plays in
A.,man who has a bank account has a fi-
nancial umbrella, at hand for the rainy
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ber 3, in College auditorium, at 7:30
WICHITA INDIANS LOSES
HARD GAME TO PLOWBOYS
(Continued from page one)
two yards' oft' guard. Houghton gains
three yards off guard for first down.
Marr goes through center for five
yards. Roberts fumbles. Wichita
Falls' ball. Stevenson punts 35 yards.
Tarleton .penalized 15 yards for inter-
ference. Houghton makes one yard
off left end; "Roberts' pass incomplete.
Marr goes through tackle for eleven
yards and first down. Roberts punts
45 yards out of bounds. Stevenson
makes two yards at guard. Tarleton
off-side. Rougeley's pass incomplete.
Wichita Falls off-side. Stevenson's
pass incomplete. Stevenson's pa3s
again incomplete and penalized five
yards. Stevenson punts to 37-yard
line; ball out of bounds at 42-yard
line. Roberts makes five yards thru
center, Williams gains four and one-
half yards off left tackle. Marr makes'
one yard at center for first down.
Williams breaks through guard for
five yards and is hurt. (Flint for,
Williams). Marr loses one yard,
Roberts' pass incomplete. Roberts
punts 45 yards out of bounds.. No
play, both teams off-side. Wichita
Falls off-side and penalized five yards.
Stevenson makes four yards off guard.
McAnich makes two yards off guard.
Stevenson passes to 'Ford for eight
yards, Stevenson punts 40 yards,
Marr returning five yards. Tarleton
penalized 1,5 yards for holding. Stev-
enson's pass incomplete. ^Stevenson
makes three yards at' center. Rouge-
ley loses one yard.
Stevenson punts 32 yards put of
bounds. Roberts makes two yards off
guard. Roberts punts'30 yards to 46-
yard line. McAnich's pass incomplete.
Stevenson makes one yard at guard.
Harvey makes one and one-half yards
off guard. McAnich's pass_ incomplete.
Stevenson punts 45 yards out of
bounds. Roberts punts 48 yards; no
return. MdAnich's pass intercepted
by Flint, who carries it five yards,
Flint breaks through guard for nine
yards. Marr goes four yards and first
down. Roberts dashes through cen-"
ter for nine yards. Houghton races
around left end for 46 yards and
makes touchdown. Marr fails to kick
goal, but score is counted as Wichita
Falls is off-side. Score: Tarleton 7,
W. F. 0, Lockhart kicks off 32 yards;
Stevenson returns four yards. Mc-
Anich passes to Stevenson for 12
yards and first down. McAnich's pass
intercepted by Houghton who returns
18 yards. Houghton makes three
yards off tackle. Houghton goes out
of bounds making one yard. Man-
runs through guard for eight yards
and first down. Roberts makes eight
yards of guard. Marr goes two yards
through center for fiirst down. Flint
makes four yards at center. Flint
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gains one yard off guard. Houghton
goes through guard for touchdown.
Marr kicks goal. Score: Tarleton
14, W. F. 0. Lockhart kicks off 35
yards, Harvey returning ten yards.
McAnich makes one yard oft' guard.
Stevenson loses one yard. McAnich's
pass incomplete. McAnich punts 40
yards, Marr returning 15 yards.
(Ince for Rogers, Smith for Starr,
Culpepper for Evans. Lockhart kicks
off to five-yard line, Patterson return-
ing 12 yards. Wichita Falls loses nine
yards on fumble. Stevenson £unts 55
yards, Marr returning 15 yards. Rob-
erts breaks through , tackle for 20
yards. Houghton makes two yards off
left guard. Flint fumbles ball on
three-yard line, ball going over. Ste-
venson punts 33 yards out of bounds.
Houghton makes one yard around left
end. Roberts makes three yards off
guard. Marr races 25 yards for touch-
down. Marr kicks goal. Score: Tar-
leton 21, W. F. 0.
Ince kicks off, out of bounds. Ince
kicks off again to 15-yard line, Steven-
son returning 10 yards. Roiigeley
loses four yards. McAnich passes to
Stevenson but fails to gain, Steven-
son punts short, 20 yards. Roberts
returns three yards. Flint makes four
yards off left guard. Marr fails at
center. Roberts dashes 10 yards
through center for first down.'Hough-
ton gains four yards off left guard.
Roberts makes three yards and first
down,—ten inches to go for touch-
down. Roberts jumps over center for
touchdown.. Marr kicks goal. Score:
Tarieton 28, W. F. 0. Ince kicks off
5p yards, Stevenson returning nine
yards. (Massey, Gill, and Treloar for
Houghton, Boyd, and Marr), Harvey
makes four yards off guard. (Easter-
ling for Davis). Tarleton off-side,
penalized five yards, McAnich makes
two yards and fii-st down off guard.
Stevenson's pass incomplete. Stev-
enson makes one and one-half yards
at guard. Stevensan's pass -intercept-
ed by Flint who carries it three yards.-
Ball on 34-yard line. Massey goes
through guard for six yards. Massey
plunges through center for 15 yards
and first down.' Massey makes: five
yards off guard. Robe.rts breaks
through center for five yards and
touchdown. liw;c fails to kick goal.
Score: Tarleton 34, W. F. 0. (McCoy
for Roberts, Lawson for Lockhart).
Ince kicks off,, 35 yards, Stevenson
returning 20 yards. Harvey makes
six yards at center. ' Wichita Falls
off-side, penalized five. yards. Stev-
enson loses one yard: (James for Mc-
Murry). Stevenson punts 45 yards,
Treloar returning 28. yards <5n a pret-
ty zig-zag run. Flint makes 2 yards
through ecnter. Treloar fails at cen-
ter (no signal). Flint makes one yard
off tackle. Smith punts' 52 yards; no
return. McAnich makes one and one-
half yards off tackle, Rougeley makes
one yard off guard. Tarleton penalized
five yards, .off-side. Stevenson makes
11 yards through center and first'
down. McAnich's pass incomplete.
McAnich, on a fake, hands the ball to
Stevenson who makes nine yards.
Stevenson fails at guard. McAnich
punts 60 yards, Treloar returning one
yard. In fumble Tarleton fails to gain.
Smith punts 54 yards, no return. Tar-
backs, SteVenson and Rougeley; full-
Officials of the game: Referee,„
Rumph (Texas);. Umpire, Woody
(Missouri); Head linesman, Curtis
Didja ever sit down and write a
long letter to the sweet thing, you left
behind, and have it mailed in your
home town by someone else, trying to
fool her by making her think that you
had been hame and then get an an-
swer in which she said, "Please, put a
stamp on your next letter if you want
me to answer it? Didja, huh? The
Cross Plains bunch did.
PAUL CUNYUS, '24, WRITES
LETTER FROM AGGIELAND
loton off-side, penalized five yards.
Stevenson fails to gain at end. Har-
vey makes six yards around right end
for first. down. Wichita Falls uses
the "spread-formation," i Stevenson's
pass incomplete. Harvey fails to gain
at guard. McAnich's pass incomplete.
Wichita Falls penalized for second in-
complete pass. McAnich punts 35
yards, Treloar returning eight yards.
Flint makes two yards off right guard.
Treloar makes four yards through
center. Treloar goes through center
six yards for first down. McCoy makes
one yard off guard. Massey makes
six yards off right guard. Game over.1
Score: Tarleton 34, Wichita Falls 0.
Line-up: Tarleton—Ends, McMur-
ry and Davis; tackles, Starr and
Evans; guards, Rogers and Lockhart;
center, Boyd; quarterback, Marr;
halfbacks, Houghton and Williams;
Wichita Falls—Ends, Scoggin and
Ford; tackles, Burks and Gilchrist;
guards, Boyd and Ricks; center, Pat-
terson; quarterback, Harvey; half-
Aggieland, Nov. 18, 1926.
Miss Louise Barekman,
Dear Louise and J. T. A. C. Friends:
I have read so many interesting let- 1
ters from ex-students in recent issues
of The J-Tac, that I thought maybe
pome old friends would like to know
how East Texas is progressing. It
niakes the members of the class of '24
feel mighty old and important to read
and hear of their old classmates' suc-
cesses in responsible positions. And
the mortality, in the sea of matrimony
is alarming! It seems few exes of '24
write back to old Tarleton except the
married ones if we may judge from
The J-Tac. •
May I give a brief report of my-
self ? During summer of '24 I attend-
ed a C. M. T. C. camp at Denver, Colo.,
and returned to teach in the Timpson
high school as "Prof." of Science. Dur-
ing that year one boy was influenced
by me to attend J. T. A. C., Homer
(Goat) Smith, whom some may re-
member. During the summer of '25
the "sweet melody of the mule, the
rhythmic chirp of the cricket, and the
green verdure of the landscape tempt-
ed me." In other words I farmed as a
one-galliised farm boy, trying to dig, -*
hoe, plow, and scrape up sufficient
funds to enter A, & M. It's quite
superfluous to go into detail about
how rich I got, but that fall certain
parties were hoodwinker into trusting
me with enough ready cash to pay my
board and room here. Anything else
I got I "rustled" for it doing odd jobs
—yes, odd jobs, for a fellow will do
most anything under such circum-
stances, as. many Tarleton farmer
boys know. Furthermore, I was a
low-rating "Junior Fish"—'nuff sed,
for no one who hasn't actually experi-
enced. the manifestation of brotherly
affection here at A. & M. can fully
appreciate the joys—and sorrows—■
of a "Junior Fish."
Uncle Sam wafc still donating his
"free" gifts even more free-heartedly
than' at J. T. A. C.; so, out of sheer
gratitude ( ? ) , I returned the favor by
attending the R. O. T. C. camp at San
Antonio last summer. To recuperate
I returned to my father's peaceful '
rural estate near Lorigview for the
remaining month of vacation.,
This year finds me, along with seve-
ral other Tarleton boys of '24-'25, a
high rating cheese-knife carrier—but
the nice little J. T. A. C. diamond has
been remodeled in '27 style into two
shiny little discs. "Black Eye" com-
pany in old Fort Leggett is now my
There are about fifty of us Tarleton,1
exes here, about half of whom are
Junior Fish from the class of '26,
some of whom I don't know so well.
But then there's Fish "Doc" Butler,
"Bean" Davis, Joe Hancock, Ray
Shaver, Vernon Fitzhugh, etc., ad in-
finitum. All of us seem to feel like
the old negro preacher, "Glad I'se
heah!"—even, these poor pitiful, sym-
pathy-provoking fish! However, the
Colonel'has made them sergeants and
.their lot is much improved over for-
mer years. I hear from Roy Nash
occasionally at Wichita Falls. He
vows he is coming to Aggieland next
year or something will "bust loose!"-
Regards, to thejfaculty, students and
friends at Tarleton.
' < PAUL A. CUNYUS,
"I hear one of your boarders starv- "
ed to death."
"No, that was just a rumor."
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