The J-TAC (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 15, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 9, 1960 Page: 1 of 8
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"SERVING TARLETON STATE COLLEGE SINCE 1910"
Box 337, Tarleton Station
STKPHENVILLE, TEXAS, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1960
Bsaimk Hand to lead
The 1960 Kampus Kapers show
33 to be the liveliest Tarleton stage
production of the year with eleven
acts. The program should last for
about two hours, starting at 7:29
pl.m. this evening*. The cost is 29
cents,'"It's a fabulous show "of tal-
ent for" a-re'diculously low -price!"
Mr, Ililmar Wagner band director
and producer said.
.Proceeds are to go to the schol-
arship fund for the. band. Tickets
are now on sale by any band mem-
ber- and will also be sold at the
Dan. Hartraann will MC to-
night's show which will begin with
a; performance by Miss Bettiejoe
Rogers', dancing classes, Donald
Brown and Priscilla Morton will
also do a dance duet. ,
Dr. A. 0. Grant. Dr. William
Martin, Mr. Dean D'eu. Free, and
Mr. Lewis Woodward wiill become
the TSC faculty quartet and are
slated to sing two numbers.
The Moonshiners, a male quar-
tet from Abilene, will feature a
now tenor, E, W. Hallford from
Fi^edcricksberg, Dale Sides, Tay-
lor Daniell, and Reggie Crosby are
*the other three members.
Alice Sheffield will be joined by
Sally Ann Moore ■ and Gay . Um-
"fhres jn several vocal numbers.
Capt. Joe Burkett will play his
Mayor J. Lewis,Evans, Mr. Bar-
' ney Evans, Mr. Roger Giddion, Mr.
Hugh Wolfe, and Mrs. Tommye
Biggs, members of the Lower Bos-
que Chamber Music Group, are ex-
pected • to. perform. Mayor Evans
will also play a trumpet solo.
. David Murdock and Donna Lew-
ie are to entertain witth an accord-
ion duet, Gloria Gates and La-
"vonne Hall will sing* some songs
"backed up by the TSC dance band,
' The Top-Hatters will finish the
evenings show with four selec-
tions, "Rock Bottom," "Cinnamon
Kisses," "Dancing* Puppet," and
and "Cha Cha Cha for Judy."
New Head Coach
As Head Mentor
Johnny Dunn, young football
coach and physical education teach-
er at Tarleton State College, was
appointed head coach last week
succeeding H. A. 'Sandy" Sanford,
who resigned recently. The ap-
pointment was announced by Pres-
ident E. J. Howell,
Dunn, 30, graduate of Stephen-
ville High School and former Tex-
as Christian University halfback
and track star, has been the as-
sistant coach at TSC in 1953 and
'54 and from 1957 until the pres-
In addition to the appointment,
Dunn was promoted from assistant
professor of physical education 'to
associate professor, effective last
Also announced was the appoint-
ment of Dr. C. M. Flory, head of
the physical education department,
to the additional post. of acting
The new Plowboy mentor said
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In a comparison of the I960
spring, enrollment with that of
1959, Tarleton enrolled 207 women
students to the 186 women en-
rolled last spring. The total en-
rollment dropped from last year's
935 to this year's .865, Although
overall enrollment' for last year
was a bit higher than," this year,
the sophomores, came through
strong with 239 in comparison to
last year's 209, While the fresh-
man last year numbered 687, this
year the class dropped to only
Registrar Stuart Chilton ex-
plained the d>'op in enrollment as
a decrease in the number of
special students from 48 last year
to only 16 this year because there
are no night classes this semester.
Also students on the G. I. Bill are
becoming more scarce as we near
the two-year mark since the dis-
charge of veterans who rated the
bill. Therefore, most students on
the G. I.' Bill are now in a Univer-
Registration will continue until
Feb, 15. Registrar Stuart Chilton
stated that he expects' enrollment
to reach the 900-mark before re-
gistration ends Monday.
TSEA Meets Tonight
The C. IT, Hale Chapter of the
T.S.E.A, will meet Thursday at
7:09 p.m., in room 30>1 in the ad-
The program will consist of a
panel discussion on the Teacher
Retirement System of Texas.
Members of the panel are Sharon
Morgan, Rena Endsley, Penny
Terrell, Trena Greene, and Joy
Massingill who will narrate the
program. La Nell Jones will read
the Ten Retirment Principles.
Dr. Wagner is urging all mem-
bers to attend this meeting.
The Grassburr pictures of the
Wainwright Rifles will be taken
Thursday at 2:45 p.m., it was an-
nounced today by' Editor Martha
Jones, Wainwright commander
Tommy Kemp urged all members
to report to the Supply Building
promptly at the indicated time.
IS IT WORTH IT?—Registrants for the spring semester at .
TSC show signs of doubt as they wait in line to pay their
fees. - ■ • ■ . - - ... -
Civic Series to Present ~
'Cherry Orchard* Monday
estate and the cherry orchard are
sold and. the widow realizing her
hopes and dreams have been shat-
tered leaves Russia and returns
The play has been "presented to.
many audiences all over the world
and in almost every instance the.
criticism has been favorable. There
are many unforgettable scenes and
characters which have remained
with the viewer after. the pres-
entation is over.
The Canadian Players have
traveled'over 80,000 miles to bring
to the" people of Canada and tha
United States plays by such writ-
ers as Shaw, "Shakespeare and
Ibsen. They have performed in
large cities and small towns and
in many- instance's at small out-
posts on the - edge of the known
world. The groups main interest
is acting and' as long* as there is
an availabble place to set up their
equipment they will perform. The
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BIG DADDY AND THE BEATS—The Lower Bosque Chamber Music Group give J-Tac
readers a preview of what is in store tonight at Kampus Kapers program. The members
are, left to right, Mayor J, Louis Evans, Hugh Wolfe, Tommye Biggs, Roger Gideon, and
By STAN WEINBERG
The first Civic Series program'
for the spring semester will be
held in the' Tarleton' auditorium
Feb. 15, at 8 p.m. The Cherry
Orchard, a play by Anton Chekhov,
will be presented by the Canadian.
The Cherry Orchard was the
last piay written by Chekhov be-
fore his death. The play has been
considered a comedy by many crit-
ics, but though it has flashes of
humor the story is extremely sad.
The story is - set in Russia and
there are many characters involv-
ed, A widow. Mme. Ranyevskaia
leaves her estate* to go to Paris
to forget a tragedy that took the
life of her seven year old son.
After several years in Paris the
widow returns to Russia only to
be met by another tragic event,
her home has been put up for auc-
tion to pay back taxes,
Mme. Ranyevskaia and her
brother try every conceivable way
to raise the money needed to meet
the taxes. They continue to have
faith and assurance that every-
thing will work-out for the best;
Finally they think their prayers
have be'en answered when an aunt
agrees to 'lend them the money.
Gayev the brother, goes to see the
aunt but while he is away the
Calls for Petitions
To Fill Vacancy
Petitions for the post of student
body vice-president are due today
in the Registrar's office, the stu-
dent council announced last week.
The post was vacated, recently,
by Truman Bridges who resigned
to accept a scholarship to New
Mexico State. • .
All full-time students who are
interested in running* for the
vacated office should turn in a
written petition with no less than'
80 signatures of TSC students.
Each prospective candidate must
meet th:> qualifications for presi-
dent before he will be considered
elegible for the office.
After petitions have been ap-
proved, candidates will be allowed
to preset it campaign speeches at
the dance ■ which will be hel'd
Monday, The -Student
body will choose. the new vice-
president in a general secret-bal-
lot election Tuesday, Feb, 16.
In the event that a run-off
election should become necessary,
it will be held the following Fri-
day, the student council said.
Each prospective candidate is
urged to contact Billy Bob . San-
ford. at, the earliest possible time
for more detailed information con-
cerning the election and the post.
-- ...MAX HELPMANN
Controversy Will -
Be Held Feb, 25
The next public debate . of- tha
TSC Debate Club will be-held, in
room 155 of the "Science Building
at ,7 p.m. Feb. . 25. The .debaters,
Beau Brown and Eugene, Johnson,
debating for the negative will de-
bate the question, "Resolved; Cap-'.
:itol .punishment .should be re-
tained, in the State of Texas".-
'Sides were chosen by a drawing1
to determine arrangement of'
teams. This .will be the first debate!
of the T.S.C. Debate Club on capi-
tal punisjiment. Dr. Grant said
that he. looks forward to lively
debate on this subject, ■
"Strictly for members of the De-
bate Club a meeting will be hel
at Dr. Grant's home Feb. 16 at
7:30 p.m. This meeting will be an
informal discussion of the club
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