The J-TAC (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 18, Ed. 1 Tuesday, March 1, 1960 Page: 1 of 8
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Kirtland, N. M
SALLY ANN MOQKE
Cadets Nominate Five
For Queen of Ball
' One of the five TSC coeds
nominated for Queen of the Mili-
tary Ball" will be crowed Little
Colonel Saturday, to reign as
Sunday, February 28.
. Wainwright drill team and band
journey to New Orleans for Mardi
Monday, February 29,
Monday night Dance, 6:30 p.m.,
rec, hall; Wainwrig'hta at Mardi,
-Tuesday, March 1. .
Eighteenth issue of J-Tac; Ping
Pong Tourney at BSU.
Wednesday, March 2,
Ping Pong Tourney at BSU;
Regular meeting of Eternas; Wain-
Hvrights (return from Mardi Gras.)
Thursday, March 3.
■ , Math Club Meeting, 6:30 p.m.
in Room 310, Administration Bldg,;
Ping Pong Tourney at BSU.
Friday, March 4.
Future Homemakers of America,
Area IV, Meet in Main Auditorium;
Ping Pong Tournament at BSU.
Saturday, March 5.
Military Ball, Dining Hall, 9
j p.m.,-12 p.m., Ralph Martei'ie and
Orchestra; Ping Pong Tourney at
Queen of the Military Ball for a
The five coeds nominated are
Kathy Keeney, Linda Woods,
Bobbye Sullivan, Jennie Albright
and Sally Moore. These Little
Colonel nominees were chosen by
a secret ballot by the Cadet Corps.
The nominee chosen • Little
Colonel and her staff will be pre-
sented at the Ball in a ceremony
emceed by Mayor J. Louis Evans.
The Civil War will be the theme
of the darico, with the Main Din-
ing hall and the Robin Room de-
corated in Confederate colors with
false ceilings and walls. The Card-
inal Room will also be decorated,
but it will be designated the Yan-
kee Room. To assist in unloading
cars will be a doorman dressed in
Confederate nniform. Refresh-
ments will be served from a for-
age, or supply, wagon.
Music for the daiice be provided
by Ralpli Martei'ie and orchestra.
Prior to the dance, from 7 until
8, Marterie will pesent a concert
in the Main Auditorium. This con-
cert will be open to the public.
.Working on plans for the Mili-
tary Ball are voluntary commit-
tees from each company.
Orleans Named for Duke
The original settlement of New
Orleans was founded by Sieur de
Bienville, who named it for the
Duke of Orleans.
Hunewell Will Leaves
$70,000 Land to TSC
. Property valued at $70,000 has
been left to Tarleton State College
by the late Dennis G. Hunewell,
former band director, it was an-
nounced* by the Texas A & M
System Board of Directors-today.
Income from the Erath County
property, approximately 1,200
acres, must bo used for scholar-
ships for Tarleton band students
according to the provisions of the
will. It provides that 10 scholar-
ships of $200 be awarded each
year. The surplus revenue from
tho property-will-be used to buy
band equipment, instruments and
" Tarleton president, E. J. Howell,
was named administrator of the
Mr. Hunewell was band director
'at Tarleton State from 1920 to
' 1942 during which time he was the
central figure in a broad program
" to, publicize the school. He and his
bands become known throughout
the state and attracted many stu-
dents to the college. He died
December 10, last year at the age
College President Howell said
'the Hunewell gift was typical of
the former band director's gener-
osity and a reflection of his great
love for Tarleton State. He said
"Those who will appreciate his
gift the most will be the music
students who are recipients of the
scholarships bearing his name in
the years to come."
"SERVING TARLETON STATE COLLEGE SINCE 1919"
, Box 337, Tarleton Station
STEPIIENVILLE, TEXAS, TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 1960
Third Week of
UM Contest Sees
As the search for the ugliest
m-an continues the entries are
mounting up slowly but surely.
The new entrants are Harvey
Wayne Kiser, Jim Wiginton, Pat-
rick Gary, Charlie Joe McKee,
Walter Earl, and last year's win-
ner, John Clay, Other entries in
the contest are Ralph Mahoney,
Jim Covington, Arthur Bennett,
Sherman Noble, Jack Hudson, and
Wayne Kiser said that feels he
should win because he . recently
had a scrape with the "Mad Bar-
bers" and he came out on the shav-
ed end of the battle.
Jim Wiginton says, "I am en-
tering th'at contest to bring' the
school some good clean competi-
tion, but mostly to beat all other
contestants in the contest."
(Continued on Page Four)
English Faculty Members
To Attend Conference
. Several members of the Tarleton
State College English faculty will
attend the 25th anniversary meet-
ing of the Conference of College
Teacher of English March 25-26
in Houston.. It is sponsored by
A program of scholarly papers
will be held Saturday morning and
dedicated to the memory of the
CCTE's first president, the former
Dr. R. H. Griffith of the Univer-
sity of Texas.
There will be a luncheon address
given , by Dr. GeOrge Sherburn,
professor emeritus, Harvard Uni-
versity. His subpect will be, "The
Profession of English."
The afternoon session will be de-
voted to classroom teaching' pro-
blems in the field of . English.
Drama departments of both the
University of Houston and Rice
Institute will perform Shakes-
pearian comedies in honor of the
Mi's. Dollie M. Glover, professor
of English, finishes here tenure in
office of the executive council- of .
the, CCTE this year. Ten officers
representing various schools make
tip this , council, and each year new
executives are added to serve a
period of th£ee years. E. Hudson
Long is president of the confer-
The executive council will meet
afc-4-pmar;-hrthe Venetian Room of
the, Shamrock-Hilton Hotel to
carry on the business of the con-
ference. Dinner will be served at
6 p.m., and afterwards the con-
ference will continue the business
TSC Students Whoop it Up While
Year's First 'Big' Snow Remains
JDfcJNMS G. HUNEWELL
Friend of College
The peculiarities of a snow
storm showed itself in many ways
last week on the campus of Tar-
leton, The students took advant-
age of this rare phenomenon by
having a wonderful time, although
it sometimes proved to be *at the
expense of the employees and
The dean of women, Mrs. Eu-
gena Cotton, was ejected into the
fluffy white stuff and rolled
around by some of her charges at
the girls' dormitory. No comment
was available from Mrs. Cotton
about this gesture of affection.
Hilary Moors, an employee of the
college store, was also a victim
of-the mob. He was tossed out into
the snow by a group of students
after he had complained that they
were ruining the recreation hall
by tracking in snow. Mr. Moore
said he knew it was coming and
that he did not h-ave to be forced
out tc- meet his fata. The college
store employee said he was pretty
-sure of what the students were
going to do when they swept up
the floor of the recreation hall in
order to get him in a good mood.
He admits it was a lot of fun and
hie really didn't mind too much.
"It's snow fun" was a phrase
th-at could be heard many times
from Tarleton's co-eds as they
were bombarded by a volley of
snowballs rifled by Tarleton
sharp-shooters. The snow storm
seemed to do more than just give
the campus a coat of white. 1 he
thought of the day seemed to be
"I wish I" was a kid again, doing
wh-at L did again." Snowballs fly-
ing through the air caused a great
deal of movement among the stu-
dents trying to dodge the white
missiles that were being launched.
The camera fans were having
a glorious time maneuvering over
the campus taking pictures of «all
the events. There were several of
these individuals who were so en-
thusiastic about getting some
action shots that they assisted in
providing the action. A young lady
being thrown and rolled in the
snow is action at its best.
Tarleton also nvade the front
page of the Fort Worth Star Tele-
gram. A group of students felt
that the snow had given Tarleton
the right to assume the title of
the ne\v_winter Olympics, one dif-
ference being the new name they
placed at the front gate of the col-
lege. Squaw Valley become
"Squalid V-alley." Webster's de-
finition of the word squalid is foul,
unclean, wretched, miserable and
sordid." The students that were in-
volved with the sign have wished,
to remain anonymous for obvious
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OLYMPIC SITE?—Tarleton students stand by the main
gate to welcome visitors to "Squalid Valley." Students are
(from left to right) Sunela -Huckabee, Waco; Jerry Miller
Ounn, Hamilton, Vita Rehm, Rockwood; Ralph Mahoney,
Big Spring; Sandra Tiner, Waco; and Billy Vaught, Forfc
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