The J-TAC (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 4, Ed. 1 Tuesday, October 2, 1951 Page: 1 of 8
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Published Weekly by Tarleton Students
STEPHENVILLE, TEXAS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1951
SET HOURS FOR
The Girls Lounge will be open
to parlor dates during the follow-
ing- , hours.
Monday through Friday—11:30
a. m. til I p. m. and 3 p. m,. til
10:30 p. m.
Saturday—11:00 a. m. til 10:00
Sunday—12:00 p. m. til 11:00
These new hour regulations went
into effect Sunday, September 30.
The Girls House Council com-
piled this suggestion' to provide
certain hours for the girls to do
necessary household chores. It is
also meant to benefit proper study
habits for all students concerned.
Each floor met with their house
council representatives to discuss
this and other regulations. The
representatives then met with Mrs.
Todd and voted on the above sys-
Cooperation will be appreciated
- from all. Social fellowship will be
continued, being provided at ap-
propriate hours. The boys are still
welcome in the Lounge in the
afternoons and evenings.
. Top • Mexican government offi-
cials visited Tarleton State Col-
lege and the West Cross Timbers
Experiment Station Tuesday,'Sept-
ember 25. Officials were: Jesus
Merino, the sub-secretary of ag-
riculture from i Mexico, Rudolfo
Santamaria, professor of plant
physiology at the National School
of Agriculture, and Lorenzo R.
Patinio, head of the soil conserva-
tion service of Mexico.
D. W. Williams, vice chancellor
for agriculture of Texas A&M, re-
cently returned from a stay in
Mexico, conducting the tour of the
visiting agricultural officials.
A&M and Texas Tech were also
inspected by the delegation. The
party also attended a conference
at A&M regarding how the Texas
A&M System could help that coun-
try with technical assistance in
The group was highly compli-
mentary of the facilities avail-
able at Tarleton.
Date Is Nov. 9
Date of the Tarleton Plow-
boys homecoming game with
San Angelo College has been
changed to Friday, Nov, 9.
President E. J. Howell recently
received a confirmation agree-
ing to the change from the San
Angelo .College president.
Originally the game was
scheduled to be played one day
later, but in order to make Tar-
leton's ex-students homecoming
and the dedication of the new
agriculture building come at the
same time, the change was
Ralph Dusek Awarded
Degree in Iowa U,
Ralph Dusek, Tarleton ex-stu-
dent, received his Doctor of Philo-
sophy degree from University of
A graduate of Paint Rock High
School, Dusek attended Tarleton
and University of Texas until he
entered the army for three years.
He received his Bachelor of Arts
degree from the University of
Missouri 'and his Master's at The
University of Iowa.
Dusek, who taught one year in
the University of FloriJn, was an
assistant at Iowa last year while
he was working on his doctorate.
He is now an assistant professor of
psyc'io\gy at University of Ar-
At a meeting held after as-
sembly Wednesday, the officers of
the Senior Class were elected.
Gene Stowe is the new president.
Other officers for the class are
Ike Newman-vice-president and
Everctte Abernathie-Secretary and
Three girls and three boys were
elected to the student council to
represent the class. The girls are
June Alexander, SVanda Reed, and
Nancy Calloway. Hert Seigler,
Hugh Gracey, and Cecil Barton
are the boys.
Soars to 1008,
Final enrollment figures for the
fall semester at Tarleton show
10U8 students registered. This in-
cludes 300 Air Forces students and
708 regular college students.
Of the 708,173 are girls and 535
are boys, (incuding 19 veterans),
There are 16 academy students,
401 -juniors, 229 seniors, and 62
To Meet Tuesday
Announcement has been made
that the Tarleton Townsters will
meet Tuesday afternoon at 4:30
in the Little Parlor. Mrs. Todd
wishes to add that all Stephenville
girls are cordially invi|ted and
urged to attend.
Plans will be made at this meet-
ing for the future activities of
New Press Box Sees
First Service at Game
A new press box has recently
been completed on the west side
of Memorial Field at Tarleton, The
box, although not complete, saw
first service at operiing home
games Sept. 21, 22.
The box will be used for the
press, the public address system,
and visiting scouts. The score-
board will be operated, as former-
ly, from the east side press box,
and radio broadcasting will also
The new box is eight feet wide
broadcasting will also be done
the east side press box, and radio
and 32 feet long. It was built from
material salvaged from the demo-
lition of the old agriculture build-
Tuesday, Oct. 2.—Eternas Meet-
ing, Girls Dorm, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 2. —J-TAC Staff
Meeting, Shack, 7:00 p.. m.
Tuesday, Oct. 2. —. Wainwright
Band Practice, Conservatory,, 6:30
Tuesday, Oct. 2. — Wainwright
Rifles Meeting, Armory, 6:30 p.
. Wednesday, Oct. 3. — Canter-
bury Club Meeting, St. Luke's
Episcopal Church, 7:00 p. m,
Thursday, Oct. 4„ — Wain-
wright Band Practice, Conserv-
atory, 6:30 p. m.
Thursday, Oct. 4. — Wain-
wright Rifles Meeting, Armory,
6:30 p. m.
Thursday, Oct. 4. — Midnight
Pep Rallyj. In Front of the Cannon,
11:45 p. m.
Friday, Oct. 5. — Football
Game, Tarle'lon vs. Cameron Ag-
gies, Lawton, Okla, /
Monday, Oct. 8. — Eternas'
Tea, Little Dining Hall, 7 p. m._
Monday, Oct. 8. — Rush Tea,
Owls, Home of Miss May Jones,
6-8 p. m.
The selection and approval of
Tarleton's 1951 Grassburr Staff
has been completed according to
Burnaby Munson, editor. Two posi-
tions still remain to be filled, mili-
tary editor and sports editor. All
appointments were recommended
by a special faculty committee de-
signed for that purpose which was
composed of J. A, Hart, chairman,
Gerald Fanning, college business
manager, Jimmy ' Gardner, en-
gineering professor and Miss Mat-
tie Walker, home economics in-
Of the eight new staff members,
six are seniors. They are Beth
Garrett, James Day, Nancy An-
derson, Joy Barnett, Mary Alice
Brelsford, Nancy Mobley, Betty
Fry, Martha Brauer and Burnaby
Munson, the editor, is a Liberal
Arts major from Wharton. Last
year he was a member of the
Scholarship Society with a grade
point ratio of 3,00. He served on
the .acting student council at the
beginning of the year and at the
present time is an acting officer
on the regimental staff.
Associate editor of the 1951-52
Grassburr, Beth Garrett is a Home
Economics major from Stephen-
vill. A scholarship Society member,
she also owns membership- in the
James Day, secondary education
major from Brownwood, is the
Business Manager of the Grass-
burr. He is a member of the
Nancy Anderson, freshman from
Brownwood, will be the assistant
business manager, •
Another Brownwood student, Joy
Barnett, will act in the capicity
of faculty editor. She is majoring
in Business Administration, claim-
ing membership in the A. W. S.
House Council and D.S.T.
Senior class editor this year will
be Mary Alice Brelsford, a senior
from Nixon, majoring in Busi-
ness Administration. She is a
member of the Scholarship Society,
holding a 2.83 grade point ratio, as
well as being a member of the
Nancy Mobley, a freshman from
Stephenville, will serve as acting
Junior class editor. While in high
school she was editor of her high
school annual and valde victorian
of her senior class.
The Organizations Editor of the
1951-52 Grassburr ■ is Betty Fry,
senior from Burnet. Majoring in
home economics, Betty is president
of the Sine Ceras and a member
of the A.W.S. House Council.
Martha Mrauer, Stephenville na-
tive, is a transfer from T.S.C.W.
She will serve as feature editor.
Reagan Hicks Elected
Reagan Hicks and Gene Fogel-
song were elected president and
vice-president of the Student
Council Thursday. The election was
held by secret ballot at the assem-
bly in the main auditorium.
Cheerleaders were also elected
at the same time. The five stu-
dents elected were Deise Lowry,
Brownwood; Pat Crawford, Bal-
linger; Joe Bennett, Mineral Wells;
Paula Lassiter, Midland; and Jo
Has New Daughter
Don Morton, jovial head of
the Department of Fine Arts,
proudly announced the birth of
his daughter, Connie Jane, Sat-
urday, September 22: at 1:20
The beaming father stated
that the tiny little girl look-
ed like a rosy baby doll. Weigh-
ing six and a half pounds, the
young lady has blue eyes, light
hair, and a pert little snub
nose. According tp Papa, she
has her mother's intelligence
and her dad's appetite. Like
Cyclops, she sleeps with one
eye slightly open so that she
wqn't miss anything that hap-
pens. Nicknamed, "Muffin," her
first word is expected to be
Daughter Priscill was thrill-
ed because she has a baby
sisijer. Son Mike wanted a little
brother; however he figures
, that with three women around,
• 'they can take care of them-
selves while he and Dad do
a little extra fishing.
R0DE0 CLUB TO
A rodeo meeting was held in
the Recreation Hall Wednesday
night. The purpose of the meet-
ing was to make plans for elec-
tions and get an estimate number
of prospective members.
Cecil Ballow, sponsor, appointed
a nominating- committee. The com-
mittee met in the Girls' Lounge
Friday night for the purpose of
nominating for the specified of-
Another meeting will be held at
G:30 tomorrow night in the Rec-
reation Hall for election of of-
ficers and other timely business.
All old and new members are
urged to attend. Anyone not pre-
sent at the last meeting, is re-
minded that it is not too late to
ADDED AT FIELD
Better parking facilities have
been available for the first two
Plowboy home games this year
because of the addition of park-
ing facilities on the west side of
A large parking space in the
area has been covered with cali-
che, and the opening of St. An-
dres Street has provided additional
access to the entire stadium- area.
With this new entrance from the
Dublin highway, it is possible for
fans to get to and from the area
much more rapidly than they
could last year.
Ann Teague, Stephenville.
A senior from Luling, Hicks
is majoring in Pre-Med. He is
an officer in the Barons this year.
Hicks has been a member of the
Wainwright Rifles, and he was on
the_ track and football teams.
Hailing from Brownwood, Vice-
president Fogelsong is a freshman
at Tarleton. Fogelsong was presi-
dent of the Student Body in
Brownwood High School. Out-
standing in high school sports, he
is also a member of the Tarleton
Deise Lowry is a senipr. She is
president of the D. S. T. Social
Club and a member of the Student
Pat Crawford is a senior stu-
dent at Tarleton. She is reporter
for the Eternas Club,
Paula Lassiter, is president of
the Coronas and "was a freshman
class officer last year.
Joe' Bannett is a freshman from
Jo Ann Teague is a senior, a
member of the Eternas Club and
an officer in the club. She is dlso
a member of the Student Asso-
Cecil Barton of Cross Plains
was elected president of the F. F.-
A. Club at la. meeting held last
Other officers elected at the
meeting were"Everette Abernathie,
Perrin - vice - president; Garrett
Gard, Itasca-secretary; Charles
Hutton, Perrin - Parliamentarian;
Roland Chaney, Hico-reporter; El-
bert Blum, Cranfills Gap-Histor-
ian; Jack Umberson, West Sta-
tion-Sentinel; Jimmy Pratt, Kauf-
man-Seconcl Vive-president; Corky
Harris,' Monohan: and Johnny
Mr. Spangler gave a short talk .
at the meeting, giving the history
of the first chapter here,
Monday nights at 7:00 was set
as meeting time.
Haney Will Head
Texas A & I Band
James Haney, former Tarleton
student was selected as drum major
of the • Texas College of Arts and
Industries marching band for the
coming year, succeeding Ruth Ann
King. He hails from Alamo, Texas.
Haney, a music major, was a
member of Tarleton's ROTC mili-
tary band last year, serving in
the capacity of associate drum
major and snare drummer. Tar-
letonites will remember the baton
twirling exhibitions which he gave
at home football games.
New officers for the Tarleton
Accapella Choii" have been elected,
according to Royal Brantley, direc-
tor. They are Harold Lewallen,
president, Robert Shanks, vice-
president, James Day, publicity
manager, Frances Moss, librarian,
and June Hawis, secretary-treas-
Approximately forty members
have been attending choir practice
regularly. However, there are still
a few openings for persons who
smg bass and tenor. Anyone in-
terested should, contact Mr. Brant-
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