The J-TAC (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 17, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 22, 1955 Page: 1 of 8
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Published Weekly by Tarleton; Students
STEPHENVILLE, TEXAS, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1955
Class Favorites Announced
Burk, StubbEefield Named
All Tarleton Favorites
( and.Jerry Stubblefield, senior from
: Woodson, were elected All Tarle-
ton favorites in an election held
last Tuesday, according' to Walter
Long, editor of the Grassburr.
Runners-up in the election were
seniors Tom Harkay -from Cry-
stal City and Linda Lee from Ste-
Senior class favorite;; are Tom
Ilailey from Breckenridge and
.Jeanne Rexroat from Gordon. Run-
ners-up are Bobbie Hardee from
Centerville and Sue Walker from
Fort Worth, Long- announced.
Freshman class favorites are
Sandra Herrell from Olden . and
Albert Sievers, music scholar! Myers from Olney. Nancy
and retired head of the fine arts I White from Dublin and Mike Var-
| deman from Hubbard are runners-
. high hurdles man
Reset for Monday
vi • me ai is i
department of Nebraska Wesleyan, \
will give musical illustrations at
the home of Dr. Dick Smith, 746
North Neblett St., at 7 p.m. Mon-
'1 he meeting ...was originally sch-
eduled foi- Feb. 14, but was post-
poned because of Mr. Severs ill--
Miss Pauline Hoistington is
sponsor of the Scholarship $ocie-
Ronnie Burk, senior from Brady, [ honor roll. This year Jerry is mil-
itary sponsor for Company C and
society editor of the J-TAC.
H. K. Major
Linda Lee, a home economics
major, is a member of the Towns-
ters Club, H. E. Club, is treasur-
er of the Eternas and secretary of
the Association of Women Stu-
dents. She was secretary of the
freshman class last year, and was
School Sweetheart in high school.
Tom Harkev, a general agricul-
ture major, is a member of the
Wainwrights and the Honor Guard.
He was freshman " favorite last
year. In high school he was a
member of the honor .society, bas-
ketball co-captain and made all-
Tom Hailey of Breckenridge is
a wildlife major and is a member
of the FFA. In high school he ran
Jeanne Rexroat, a home econom-
ics major, is a member of the Ag-
gettes, Home Ec Club and is tre-
Thj> choir has elected
tive committee fur the second sem-
ester. Those elected were: presi-
dent, James Tuggle; secretary-tre-
asurer, Neva Rehm; librarian,
Norma. Mulhnax;- stage crew man-
ager, David Cunyus, and Ward-
robe director, Cecilia Lovingood.
The last call for choir members
is February 25. Everyone who is
interested in joining is asked in.
"No previous experience is nec-
essary, just the desire to sing and
•an. interest in this organization.
The choir will sing for the Moth-
er — Daughter Tea sponsored by
the Campus Club which is to be
-held in the Girls' Dormitory, Feb-
ruary 22, at.3:00 p.m. High school
girls from surrounding towns will
visit the campus, and be conduct-
ed through the dormitories. The
dance ' band 'will also be on the
program for the afternoon's' en-
Ronnie Burk a physical educa-
tion major, is president of the Stu-
dent Council. He won the Pioneer
Conference m high hurdles last'
year and was reporter . of. . the
freshman class. In high school he
was the Student Council vice-pre-
sident his senior year, president of
the National Honor Society in '52-
53, was elected Most - Handsome
Boy for the school year of '49-'50',
and was Senior Class Favorite in
'52-'53. He is a member of .the
Lords and Commoners.
Jerry is a business administra-
tion major. She is a member of
the Eternas and Aggettes. Last
' year she was freshman class fav-
an execu- j 01-;te, military sponsor, Parent's
j Day queen and was on the "B"
'55 FHA BEAU
7 TSC Students
Pass Navy Test
Largest Since 1951
Spring enrollment at Tarleton
State College is the largest since
1051, college officials' announced
A. total of '687 students were en-
rolled as of Feb. 12, the last of-
ficial day of registration, J. E.
Tompkins Jr., registrar, announc-
This campares to 642 at this
time last year.
Here's the breakdown according
to classes. —- first year students,
431; second year students, 138;
and special students, 118,
There are 524 men and 1G3 wom-
en students. Veterans number 15
compared to 41 at this, time in
The student body is composed
Seven Tarleton cadets passed the
Naval Aviation aptitude tests giv-
en last Wednesday and Thursday
in the Rec Hall.
They were Don - Campbell of
Granbury, Roy Keith Mauldin of ! %
Albany, Thomas Leroy. Walk oi if
Fort Worth, Gene ?ervy of Men-
aid, Gerald Jordan of. Hermleigh. ■
Robert Bradford of Weatherford, ■ %
and Arthur P. Smith of Oakalla. '
Those passing the test othei *
than Tarleton students were Bruce
W. Matson, John Sheppard Ikard, | i
and Kenneth Ray Stevens.
Sgt. J. D. Nolen,- USMC, asked
that the J-TAC pass tbeir apprec-
iation to the faculty and students
for their warmth and cooperation.
10 TSC Students
Make Who's Who
Ten students with a grade point
ratio of 3.00 have had their'-pic-
ture taken for "Who's Who in
Grade Points" in the GRASS-
BURR, -Walter Long, Grassburr
editor, recently announced.
'"They are Bonnafc Faye Brawley
freshman from Glen Rose, Gaye
Nell Carter freshman from ;Pampa,
Robert Hanovei- freshman from
Stephenville, John G. Hoffman
senior from Plainview, and Billie
Sue Martin freshman from Ste-
Also included in the group are
Don Pendleton senior from Bre-
ckenridge, Joy Riherd senior from
Tommy Hailey, senior wildlife
management major from Ivan, was
crowned Home Economics Club
Beau. Feb. 14 at the annual Homo
i Economics Banquet. He was crown-
ed by Gloria Grohmann, FFA
Sweetheart and fyeshman from
Austin, who presented him with
a box of candy.
Dennis Parmer from Santa Anna
and Ben Jones from Stephenville
were also nominated for the hon-
or of Beau. Members of the Home
Economics Club cast penny votes
for the Beau candidates.
Banquet theme was Valentines
Day with red and white decora-
asurer of the Coronas. In high
school, she was vice president of
htr class, editor of the annual,
vice-president of the FHA "and was
Most Popular Girl in 1953.
Sue Walker, a business major,
is a member of the OWLS and
the Scholarship Society. Last year
'she won honors in girls intramural
Bobbie Hardee, a poultry major,
is company commander of the
Wainwright Rifles. His Tarleton
honors also include being report-
er of the Barons, an honorary
member of the Wainwright Honor
Guard, parlementarian in the FFA,
and sports editor of the GRASS-
Sandra Herrell is majoring in
home economics and is a member
of the Eternas. In high school she
was Basketball Sweetheart, editor
of the paper-,.president of the 4-H
Club, secretary, of the FHA-Club,
and received three activities
awards". She made all district bas-
ketball and tennis.
Mike Myers is an engineering
major and a member of the' Lords
(Continued on Page 2)
IS SLATED HERE
The Tarleton Summer Band and
Twirling School will be held May
31. Prof. Don Morton, .head of the
fine arts department, announced
The band school will be conduct-
ed by Roger P. Fenn, baud clinician
from the University of Tulsa, and
the twirling school will he conduct-
ed* by Woody Woodard, national
twirling champion. <
There will be a. director's con-
ference in which band materials,
methods, demonstrations, and pro-
blems will be discussed. For stu-
dents, there will be clinic classes
for all instruments, full band
classes, and concert programs.
High school credit will be giveii
for classes and ensembles; Profes-
sor Morton explained.
The total cost. per student is
§25, which includes room and
board. Students who are interest-
ed in enrolling for both band and
twirling may do so for an addition-
Music, education, and -recrea-
tion will be provided for bandsmen,
directors, and twlrlersj.
. . . Eternas member
RE WEEK IS
IK FULL SWAY
Religious Emphasis week which
began yesterday with an assembly
at 9:30 a.m. will continue through
Friday. The temporary change in
schedule will be in force until
Student .council members have
planned the weeks program with
Dr. Erwin F. Bohrnfalk as the-fea-
ture speaker. The remainder of
the "program will be carried out by
In addition, to the morning as-
semblies, special Vesper services
for all students and faculty mem-
bers are being held alternately at
the Baptist and Methodist Student
Centers each evening. Beginning
at 6:10 each evening, these periods
of fellowship and devotionals will
be limited to 30 minutes in length.
Yesterday's speaker was Mr. J.
W. Autry, director of the division
of agriculture. Dean Paul A. Cun-
yus will 'sppak tonight. Coach H. A.
Sanford will speak Thursday and
Friday's speaker will be Dr. G. E-
Waggener, head of the fine arts,
division. Miss Lola Thompson, dir-
ector of library science, will speak
at the final service Saturday. The
speaker will be a surprise for Wed-
The two student groups stated
they would like to urge all stu-
dents and faculty members to at-
tend the Vespers.
ARE HELD TODAY
Drill periods will be held today
and Thursday at 5 p.m. for the
new Wainwright candidates. The
Home Economics Club members drills will be in the military science
invited dates or friends. .Those at- j building supply room.
. . . wildlife major
tions. The banquet was held at
G:30 p.m. in the Wren Room.
tending ivere as follows: Jeanne
Rexroat, Tommy Hailey, Linda
Lee, Bob Emmons, Dixie Temple-
ton, Jody Minnick, Shirley God-
frey, Dennis; Parmer, Betty Woods,
Capt. Richard H. Durr, Wain-
wright "" sponsor, stated that try-
outs for new members will be held
March 1.. Captain Durr also stated
that the try-outs arc for both
Ben Jones, Rita Guest, James! freshman and senior.' cadets of
Stephenville, William C- Robinson j Blackwell; Nancy Johnson, Dan j good standing in the ROTC. Cadets
freshman from Peacock;, Daniel j Standlee, Myrna Adams, John must not be on the academic or
of students froni seven states and : Riley Seal freshman from Hico,! Hendrix,.Marilou Doutlut, and Jer-
fivg fQi;eign cjintriea, including the j and David Lawrence Smith fresh-i.ry, and Miss Mattie A. Walker,
man from Fort Worth.
disciplinary probation list and
must be above 'average in. drill
In Houston Show
. As the finale ,in its events this
year, the Tarleton Livestock Judg-
ing team, journeyed to Houston
Thursday to compete in the Hous-
ton Fat- Stock Show and returned
with fourth place in the content.
Competing against 20 teams
from' Texas and Oklahoma, the
team captured a third place banner
in Beef Cattle Judging.
The team was. composed of'Bob-
by Burnett of Hobbs, N, M. Curtis
Eckhart, and Clemens Friedrick,
both of Fredericksburg.
Individual honors' went to Bur-
nett, w.ho won third place, in the
entire contest, and Eckhart took
fifth place in individual honors.
The two Tarleton representatives
received medals for their accom-
plishments. • • .
Feature of the two day trip,'
other than the judging which ..was
held Friday, was a banquet g-iveri
by the Houston manufacturers at
which the awards were presented.
W. W. Reed, professor of animal
husbandry, wa« sponsor of . the
group. - .
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