The J-TAC (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 1, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 16, 1958 Page: 4 of 8
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1058
Installation Services Due
For Seven Social Groups
Tarieton State's social clubs will
soon install their officers, who
were elected last spring by the
Serving as president of the DST
woman's social club will be Diane
Monsey, a senior Business major
of Fisk. Other DST officers are
Nancy Chapman of Austin, who
■will serve as,vice-president; Carole
Grohmaim of Austin, secretai'y;
June Cox of Graham, parliamenta-
rian; and La Verne Boggs of
Mrs. Roxie Cress is the DST
Pat Gibbs, an art major of Bur-
net, will assume the responsibili-
ties of president of the Coronas
Other officers elected last spring
were Rachel Butler of Houston,
vice-president; Rita Letbetter Pel-
ham of Hamilton, secretary-trea-
sure; Ardath Wilson of Lipan, re-
porter; and Delores Collins of
Sponsor of the Coronas club is
Mrs. Marjie Baxley.
Wynelle i)unn, medical tech-
nology student of Stephenville,
will serve as president of the
OWLS social club.
Elected to the remaining offices
were Carol Shoemaker of Stephen-
ville, vice-president; June Dale
Green of Dallas, secretary-trea-
surer; and Sue McGlothlin of Co-
Replacing Miss May Jones as
OWLS sponsor this year will be
Mrs. Mary Sue Staig.
Serving as president of the
Eternas culb will be Betty Wood-
ard, business administration major
Other officers who will serve
this year are i*at Hudson of Gran-
bury, who will act as viee-presi-i
dent; Vicky Grief of Stephenville,
secretary; Amelia Morrest of
Gatesville, treasurer; Rosanne
Croft of Stephenville, historian;
and Judy Holladay of Hico, report-
Miss Martrue Hutcheson is
sponsor of Eternas.
Jane Slemmojis, elementary edu-
cation major of Brady will serve
as president of the Sine Cera social
Melba Meador qf Coleman will
serve as vice-president of Sine
Creas; Nita Baldridge of Waco
will act as secretary-treasurer;
and Kuth Willis of Girard will be
The sponsor of the Sine Ceras is
Mrs. Gretchen Price.
Lords and Commoners
Gerald Worthington, industrial
arts major of San Antonio, will
serve as president of the Lords
and Commoner," men's social club.
Also serving will be Sloan
Thompson of Breckenridge, vice-
president; and Brice Hartgraves of
The Lords and Commoners' club
sponsor is Capt. John 0. Allyn.
Acting as president for the Silv-
er Keys social club will be
Marty Mechler, chemical engineer-
ing student of Hondo.
Bob Cude of Munday will serve
as vice-president; Joe Stuart of
Strawn as secretary-treasurer; Ned
Finney of Glen Rose as reporter;
and Don Bowman of Goree as
Keeper of the Key.
Master Sergeant Ralph Hartke
is sponsor of the Silver Keys.
Home Economics Gives
Home economics, a field of study
which is both practical and the-
oretical, is attracting more young
■women as a career in this age of
push-buttons, dial-astitch sewing
machines, and deep freezers.
At Tarieton State College, home
economics is more than a course in
the mechanices of household oper-
ation, it provides a clearer insight
into the complex business of home
management. It assists young wo-
men in purchasing and preparing
the most nutritious foods available
and it teaches new home skills
which make life easier, more en-
joyable, and morei profitabis.
It is some what paradoxical that
sis housekeeping becomes easier
through the use of modern ap-
pliances, it also beomes more com-
plex. Because of this, the subject
of home economics includes a host
of special studies that grandmother
. never learned and probably thought
to be impractical.
Nutrition, principles, of design
textiles, food preparation and serv-
ing, home planning and furnishing,
pattern' design and clothing con-
struction, are only a few of the
subjects the home economist must
The variety of occupation open
to young women with college train
ing in home economics includes
teaching, fashion designing interior
decoration, home products testing
Other fields are food consultants,
home furnishing experts, public
health service, consumer experts,
home demonstration agents, youth
work, and fami'y counseling.
But above all else, the most im-
portant use to which training in
home economics can be put, is its
application us a wife and mother.
Tarieton State's home economic
department, headed by Miss Mat-
tie Walker, offers one of the most
complete two-year courses in home
economics' to be found anywhere'.
The field of study has for many
years been popular with young
women, both as a career, and as a
course which will help them as
housewives while providing- them
with a well rounded education.
Miss Walker, who holds a
Bachelor of Science degree from
Texas Woman's University and a
Master of Arts degree from
Columbia University, has taught
at Tarieton State since 1920. She
is a member of the American Home
Economics Assn. and the American
Assn. of University Women. Miss
Walker; in addition to her teaching
duties at Tarlaton has served as
judge in many local and state
Of Cadet Corps
Cadet Colonel John Smallwood,
a sophomore secondary education
student from Millsap, will begin
his tour of duty at Tarieton State
College as cadet commander when
the semester begins Friday.
Col. Smallwood announced that
Cadet Lt. Col. Darrell Hamilton,
rf Andrews, will command the 1st
Battle Group, and Lt. Col, Nor-
man Erskine, an engineering stu-
dent from Marlin, will command
the Second Battle Group.
Other promotions and appoint-
ments within the cadet crops were
announced recently by the Mili-
tary Department. Named to com-
mand six of the seven companies
in the corps Cadet were Captains
Dennis Haire, Co. A., Billy J.
Thomas, Co. B., Anthony Peters,
Co. C., Richard Tew, Co. E.,
Claude C. Koenig, O. F., and Jon
Wingo, Co. G.
A cadet commander for the band
company has not been named.
HERE TO ENTER
SON IN TSC
Horacio Alejos and wife from
Retalhuleu, Guatemala, were in
Stephenville Thursday to place
their son, Horacio, Jr., in TSC
for his second year. Senor Ale-
jos is a prominent coffee and ba-
nana planter, and ranchman in
that South American country.
The Alejos have two other sons
in college in the USA, George
in Naehez, Miss., who was in
Stephenville High School last
year, and Mario in Alexandria,
■ Mr; and Mrs.. Grady Perry
took the Guatemalan visitors to
Mineral Wells for sightseeing
and dinner Thursday night. In-
cidentally, Senor Alejos is a
Rotarian in his home city.
The couple will fly home from
Houston this weekend.
Welcome to Tarieton : and Stephenville
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SELFS BOOT SHOP
"A Complete Line of Humble Products"
BELCHER'S HUMBLE STATION
220 E. Washington Phone L-4116
MEET YOUR FRIENDS
For Miniature Golf and a Quick Snack
The Thickest Malts in Town
THE DAIRY KING
"THE CHOICE OF COLLEGE STUDENTS"
FASHIONS AND FADS
Shapelier Shape Forecast"
For Coeds This Season 35
Fashion, like the latest scientific
developments and the world sit-
uation, is getting more complicat-
ed each season and harder to keep
tabs on. Previews of the styles
for the coming season are a neces-
sity, for coeds who wish to con-
form to fashion standards.
The fashion look this season, ac-
cording to MADEMOISELLE,
features a "higher waist, higher
hem, higher shoes, and shapelier
shape." The chemise look is taboo
and that should be a encovrag-
ing to the masculine population.
Conservative coeds who perfer
conventional waist lines at the
waist line and hem lines that con-
ceal the lower limbs below the
knee — well, they're practically
out of luck. For the shape this
year will center around the
trapeze, the empire, and the harem
For the benefit of readers not
up on the latest, this brief glos-
sary bf fashion terms will be of
help to your
Trapeze: it has that cone' look,
with the softly flaring, skirt that
falls from a point "just below the
bustline, Empire: this dates. back
to the Napoleon era when Jose-
phine made the very high-waisted
loolc so-popular—-especially the
high waist with the very low neck-
line: Harem: Interesting name,
isn't it, and it looks just the way
it sounds. The harem skirt is a
bouffant bubble that is the most
feminine-looking look yet.
Now that you are up on your
terms, let's take a look at the rest
of the surprises fashion has in
store for you. What about hats,
popular fabrics, shoes ? -
Hats are floppier and shaggier
this year and it appears that the
bonnet look will dominate the hat
world. Bright fabrics in blues and
deep greens are especially good
this year, as are paisleys and melt- !
And you are going to be shod
in T-strap pumps and quaint ox-
fords, which will be found in
bright reds, blue, deep greens, and
topaz. You will really look Bohe-
mian if you wear the socks in the
new long lengths that vary ffom
calf length to the leotard type.
Well, there you are. — youi".
fashion forecast. Perhaps many of
these trends will never catch on at
TSC, but we shall at least, know
how the other half dresses.
FORD SALES AND SERVICE
SERVICE DRUG STORE
The REX ALL Store
DAN D'ARCY, Proprietor
Fhone L-3319 Stephenville, Texas
WELCOME BACK TO TARLETON
Freshmen Are Welcome Also
Visit Us for Your Cleaning Needs
Alterations a Specialty, Cleaning, Pressing
MARTIN'S TRIM SHOP
Tailor-Made and Customized Seat Covers
Fort Worth Highway Dial L-3145
Welcome Students from
Complete Line of Groceries Entire Stock of Cosmetics
Across from North Gatee
Watches — Diamonds — Crystal
WATCH REPAIR SERVICE
Beall's trusts your stay at TSC will be pleasant and profitable
and we invite you to visit our store at your first opportunity
for your clothing needs,
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