The J-TAC (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 14, Ed. 1 Tuesday, December 16, 1947 Page: 4 of 4
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16/1947
HENVILLE GRIDSTER HAS
E GOOD AS E.T.S.T.C. END
Guy T. Harrison of Stephenville
wii\ make one of the principal
chapters in Coach Bob Berry's
book on, football history at East
Texas State Teachers College.
Harrison, 185 pound and stand-
ing an even six feet, has been a
..determining factor in seven bril-
liant Lion victories this season.
The East Texans dropped their
first 1,947 copteat November 8 at
San Marcos to Southwestern Texas,
The tfass-minded East Texans,
one of, two united, unbeaten ag-
gregations in the state, for seven
weeks have chalked up' decisive
wins over Hardin College, North-
western Louisiana, Howard Payne,
Stephen F. Austin, University of
Houston, Austin College, Sam
Houston State and Southwest Tex-
Served In Europe
Entering the army in'June, 1943*
the good-natured Harrison was
assigned to the European theatre
of war in September, 1944.
fie participated in the Battle of
the Bulge and saw duty in central
Europe and in the Rhineland. Har-
Star Barber Shop
Between Minter's and Safeway
rison was awarded a battlefield
commission and earned the bronze
star and three battle stars.
Battlefield commissions are
awarded men who display out-
standing bravery and . aggres-
siveness in action, and who are
capable of leading men to bat'tle.
He was in the infantry.
Returning to the United States
in, March, 1946, Harrison, charac-
terized by brown hair and brown
eyes, re-established himself in
American football when he enter-
ed East Texas State that fall/
Harrison, 23, played end posi-
tion with the gridiron squads of
John Tarleton in 1941-42. During
his stay in the army he played
football with the 83rd infantry
division in Austria in the falli of
1945. The 83rd team was runner-
up for the championship title in
A graduate of Post High School,
Harrison is a senior at East Texas
State majoring in physical educa-
tion. He plans to be graduated in
Lettering three years on the
Post grid team, he played foot-
ball, basketball, softball and was
on, the Post boxing ,and' track
teams, He was graduated i|i 1941.
Plans To Coach
A Lion letterman of 1946, Har-
rison has one more year of foot-
ball eligibility. Rather than use
his remaining eligibility, he will
leave school after being gradu-
ated in January and take up pro-
A son of Mr. and Mrs. %T, H.
Harrison, 1034 W. McNeill Street,
Stephenville, he is married to -the
former Miss Margaret' Bailey,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.^C. H.
Bailey of Post. The Guy Harrisons
have one son, Guy T. Harrison,
Jr., six months old.
By virtue of his stability, his
aggressiveness and dependability,
Harrison will forever remain out-
standing in the football annals of
East Texas State, according to
officials of that institution.
Mardi Gras means "fat Tues-
Rhode Island would fit into the
state of Texas 220 times.
ffirisf mas (fards
In the above picture an unidentified member of the Tarleton
Boxing Club hangs one on, a Bridgeport fighter in a recent bout
between the two teams. Tarleton won five out of eight bouts.
The reception in,, the Dean's
home is hejd annually just before
Tarleton dismisses for the Christ-
Christmas Dance is
Held in Ree Hall
The O.W.L.S. and Silver Key
social clubs sponsored a semi for-
mal Christmas d?ince Saturday
night at the Red Hall. ^
The spirit of Christmas domin-
ated the decorative scheme of the
building and blended with soft mu-
sic to give a holiday atmosphere
to the dance.
Washington is known
Entered for Show
The all-Tarleton basketball tour-
nament is now under way with
five new entries to form a field of
A schedule has been posted' on
the bulletin board at the gym by
Athletic Director Flory, who han-
dles all tourney arrangements.
Squad rosters of the most re-
"Goats"—B. G. O'Neal, mana-
ger; J. B. Scott, R. Rand, W.
Smith, C. Wilson, J. T- Lenamon.
<(Fort Fireballs"—Randy Hol-
land, Charles Gover, Charles Sty-
ron, Tommy Hamm, Bobby Behler,
W. A. Oatman, Arthur Dawson,
Charles Dawson, Harold Wilkins,
Raymond Montague, Ed Thiele,
Punchy Cummins, Keith Jones.
"The Moonshiners" — Truman
olds, (Captain); Harlan £ades,
D. D* Sharp, Nichols, Wakefield,
Stephens, Vic Kay, Hizzer, Bell.
. "Rambling Recks" — Thomas
Smith, (Captain); 'Don Headon,
Roy Smith, Marion ,Davis, Weldon
Revel, Levisay, J. W. ^Thompson.
Jack Donaldson, (Captain); Jugg
Garrett, Don Hollo,' Billy ;Hotlle*
Pat Tyner, Reginald Thetford, Le-
Roy Wigginton, Merl Burns, Don
McMains. • • •
Box of 12 75c to $1.25
The College Store
Wings Shirts and Pajamas
$ / Beau Bmmmel Ties and Toiletries
© Style-Rite Robes
0 Esquire Socks
O California Leather and Sport Coats
$ Wool jmd Rayon Mufflers
Solids and Fancies
© Hickok Belts and Jewelry
© Tie Racks
Q Leather Fitted Cases
9 Brush and Comb Sets
* • 9 Zippo Lighters
FREE GIFT WRAPPING
Although the founding of Tar-
leton College is listed officially in
the Tai'leton Catalogue as 1899, it
is actually nine years older accord-
ing- to Miss Mary Marrs, Tarleton
mathematics * instructor, whose
father was an early Stephenville
The first school oil the present
campus was a small private Metho?
dist school which was founded
1880. In 1893, this became Ste-
phenville College. To finance the
construction of new buildings, the
newly created school sold stock
certificates to Stephenville citizens.
Miss Marrs proudly exhibits one
that belonged to her father, F. M.
It was the buildings of , this
school which were taken over for
Tarleton College in 1899.
House Council Gives
An invitation formal Christmas
'party was given Thursday ^ night
by the house council at the Girls
Dancing and games were the 'en-
tertainments offered and a stage
:show made up of talented Tarle-
'ton students highlighted the even-
The building was decorated in the
spirit of Christmas and promoted
ia yuletide atmosphere to the party.
Sine Ceras Hold
Snow Ball Formal
The gala Christmas season at
Tarleton was opened recently with
the Snow Ball Formal, given ky
the Sine Cera social club in the Ree
Hall. The four new pledges oi^the
club were presented by Bettie Mun-
son, president. They were Betty
Joyce Benton of Stephenville, es-
corted by Harold Freeman; Evelyn
Bruce of Santa Anna, escorted by
Jim Burleson; Winona Dutton of
Junction, escorted by, Dale Black-
well; and Doretha Faye Casey of
Santa Anna, escorted by Gene Rus-
sell. Each of the pledges was giv^n
a colonial bouquet of yellow roses,
The decoration carried out the
wintertime theme with snow, cedar,
mistletoe, and candlelight. Gold
punch was served to carry out the
club colors of black and gold.'
The first mint was probably es-
tablished in Lydia, a district of
Asia Minor, towards the end of the
8th Century B. C. Here the coin-
ing of gold, silver and electrum,
an alloy of gold and silver, \ was
To Be Friday Night
Dean and* Mrs. E. J. Howell will
be at home to the Tarleton faculty
and staff, and their wives or hus-
bands from 6 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 19.
The use of plastic buttons doub-
led during the war.
Located on Tarleton Avenue
Will Sell Products
Many fine study t^b^es, radio
tables, and chairs to matcfi, are )iow
available at the Woodwork Shop,
it has been announced by C. C.
Dawson, department head; , •
These items were* done by stu-
dents, in the shop, and are on sale
for their benefit. Prices are right,
and all who would like to have some
of these woodwork pieces should
get in touch witlf Mr. Dawson or
go to the work shop,
■ ' ' 1
Type metal is usually made of
lead hardened with antimony.
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United States in 1908.
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The J-TAC (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 14, Ed. 1 Tuesday, December 16, 1947, newspaper, December 16, 1947; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth141017/m1/4/: accessed April 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Tarleton State University.