The Thresher (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, January 26, 1923 Page: 3 of 4
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THE THRE SgER :: H OUSTON, TEXAS
Budget For 19^ ^
For Autry House
Figures Indicate That
Departments Will Lose
Many in Service
White the Autry Home with its ser-
vice departments managed to eke out
a favorable balance of some $128 at
the close of the year 1932; prospects
for 1983 are dubious, according to a
report of expenditures and receipts
compiled by Director Harris Master-
son, Jr. It is estimated that the
budget for the ensuing year will ex-
ceed avaiiabie maintenance funds by
$1,000. This is based on the Hgures
Receipts and expenditures for the
past year, and the budget for this
year, are as follows:
BUDGET FOR AUTRY HOUSE, !92S.
From Diocesan Board for Harris
MasterHon, Jr $ 2,000.00
From Diocesan Hoard for Mrs. E. J.
From General Board for Inquirer.... 900.00
Receipt# Based on 1923.
Tota! assets $18,800.00
Total expenditures 19,816.85
Unprovided difference ....
Executive salaries $ 4,400.00
Janitor, whole year 720.00
Assistant janitor, 9 months 450.00
Light and electric heat 200.00
Printing and advertising.... 100.00
Equipment and repairs 300.00
Tbtal $ 6,756.36
Total $ 6,903.71
Help $ 1,383.67
Help $ 1,300.00
Tota! $ 1,725.00
Total expenses $19,816.35
AUTRY HOUSE REPORT. 1922.
Less inventory, 12-31-22.... 44.76
Revenue from Entertain-
ments $ 432.98
Revolving fund 1,703.06
Freshman basketeers will meet the
Galveston Sea Gulls in their Hrst
game which will be played on the
Galveston "Y" court Saturday night,
January 27, at 8:00 o'clock.
Coach Yerges has developed a fast
quintet out of the Slimes.* Hopkins of
Galveston at center and Calvin of
Houston at forward are the outstand-
ng Freshmen players. Bodet has been
showing up well at the other forward.
Guards are Crane, McKinney and Pye.
The Sea Gulls were defeated Wed-
nesday by the Houston Triangie 39
to 21 and this promises a good con-
test for the Slimes, who have been
showing up well against the Varsity.
Freshmen Sea Gulls.
Calvin Forward Brown
Bodet Forward Hermann
Hopkins Center Nolan
Crane Guard Weir
McKinney, Pye Guard Davison
The Campanile wants snapshots.
Snapshot Editor Bessie Smith says
that the more she gets, the better she
will like it. They may be given to
her personally, or marked "Cam-
panile" and dropped in the box in The
Thresher office. A prize of Ave dol-
ors is offered for the best photographs
to be submitted. Organizations wish-
ing space in the year book should get
in touch with Tannie Lee Oliphint, the
Associate Editor. She is anxious to
get the Organizations section up very
soon. This week marks the last week
in which to have pictures made for
the Class sections.
From Diocesan Student Coun-
From ladies, Christ Church.. 10O.OO
He!p $ 923.86
Light and power 188.48
Fire extinguisher 46.00
Garden expense 13.50
Piano tuning 3.60
Receipts over disbursements
Cafeteria, net gain
House, net credit
Canteen, net loss $ 134.49
Pressing Shop, net loss 135.00
Inventory Canteen $ 44.75
Inventory Cafeteria 83.83
W. a WOOD TALKS
TO ENGINEERS IN
And Accepted To
The Engineering Society held its
regular meeting Wednesday, January
24th, in the Commons, President
Luecke presiding. Several amend-
ments to the constitution were accept-
ed. According to these amendments
in the future there will be three
ciasses of membership—active, in-
active or honorary. The inactive
membership includes ail those in the
society who have not been initiated.
It is planned to hold an initiation for
a Ihrge number of new members on
Engineers' Day. Some day in April
wiil be chosen. These new amend-
ments require that aii candidates for
initiation must have been inactive
members in good standing for at least
one term prior to initiation. The so-
ciety has provided for a historian
whose duty it shaii be to search the
records of the past in an endeavor to
compile a complete history of the so-
ciety's activities since its organiza-
F. P. Brogniii was appointed chair-
man of a committee to provide for
an entertainment during the present
Mr. W. E. Wood, generai manager
of the Houston Electric Co., made a
very interesting talk on the technical
executive in which he showed that
one of the most important phases of
our college life is the association and
persona! contact with our fellow stu-
dents. Mr. Wood extended the so-
ciety an invitation to visit any of the
plants of the Houston Electric Co.
He expressed his surprise to And such
an active, energetic organization at
the Rice Institute and suggested that
they make an effort to get into closer
contact with the business men of
Houston, believing that such a move-
ment would result in benefiting both
the schooT and the city.
The ball will be modeled after one
given at the Pennsylvania Academy
of Fine Arts some years ago, and is
A clearance of high grade shoes. An event
in which you may seiect your shoes at a
saving from their regular prices.
C. B. Slater and Other Standard
Make Shoes Are Reduced to
French, Shriner & Umer Shoes
Are Reduced to
One Group—Broken Lines
the first of its kind to be given in this
part of the country. Mr. Tidden, who
was present At this affair, is giving
some very valuable suggestions for
both scenery and costumes. Later in
the term, sketches, suggesting possible
costumes, will be run in The Thresher.
It will be remembered that these sug-
gestions were a great help before the
Spanish ball, which was given by the
Archie Arts last year.
Besides Mr. and Mrs. Tidden there
is assisting Mr. Ellis, president of the
Architectural Society, in arrangement
and plans, Mr. James Chiilman, who
has been for the past four years in
Europe, and has recently returned to
resume his duties in the Architectural
Business arrangements for the Deep
Sea Bali are in the hands of E.B.
Shuit and Ted Flaxman. Tickets will
be on sale March 1, and due to the
space at the Autry House, the sale
of tickets will be limited.
Giris will be flirts just as iong as
men continue to be fools.
Cigarettes are now included in the
up-to-date widow's weeds.
Nothing succeeds like the success
of a widow after a second husband.
Old maids were born in the wrong
time of the moon; there was no man
When a nit'! flies into a passion, it
is time for her to have wings clipped.
Some girls seem to grow more
beautiful as they grow older—Practice
you buy "Service". Any
florist can furnish you with
a tertain grade of f!owers.
But a Kift of flowers is
as*attractive as the individua!
fiorist makes it.
We !ike our Business.
"Style A!1 The While" is the punch that
When you wear the Starched Collar you
"We Treat Your Clothes White"
Laundry and Dye Works
Leave Your Work at
Second Floor Debating Room
For forty-eight years the logical place to buy a watch in Houston has
been Sweeney's. And there is a reason. Merchandise purchased at
this store is backed not only by the manufacturer's guarantee, but
our own as well. Students have always been able to rely on a time-
iece purchased at this store.
Vhetner it be a ladies' or gentleman's watch, or a cheaper tinie-
iece for boy or girl, Sweeney's
has it at a price which is consis-
tent with its value.
Assortments of gentlemen's watch-
es are here in standard American
makes at $16.00, $25.00, $35.00 and
Gentlemen's sport watches are
here in various shapes and makes
at $16.00 and up.
Our assortments of Ladies' Brace-
let Watches are the most exten-
sive we have ever shown and may
be had at
40.00 and up.
No trouble to
Both from an artistic and
economical point of view old
and unfashionable jewelry
should he rebuilt into some-
In our remtxielinK depart-
ment are remount experts.
They take your old jewelry,
unused because of mutilation
or lack of style, and rebuild
it into something up-to-date,
a broach, a bar-pin. a ring,
a !ava!!iere, a bracelet -what
You iook over their re-
mount models and they copy
the one you select, using your
materials, or they will de-
sign and execute something
especially for you.
419 MAIN STREET
COR. PRAIRIH AVE
NEW BUILDING FOR WORLD'S
Further impetus has been given to
the athletic activity of the 28,000 em-
ployees of the Hawthorne Works,
Western Electric Company, at Chi-
cago, by the action of the company's
board of directors in approving an ap-
propriation for the construction of a
iarge locker house to be buiit im-
mediately adjacent to the Memorial
Athletic Fieid. Work on the new
building will start eat-iy in the spring.
The new building is to be Colonial
in design, with a high-pitched dark
green siate roof, high dormers and
wide steps at each end and a row of
columns across the front, wiil over-
wide overhanging eaves. The walls
will be of brick with a stone and red
pressed brick trim. A large porch,
with wide steps at each end and a row
of columns across the front, will over-
take heed to the warning voices here-
lookthelicldto the south. Two
main entrances wiil iead from the
porch into the first door area, where
stairways win connect with the sec-
ond door and basement.
The interior construction will be
Hre-proof throughout. The Rrst Hoor
will contain lockers for men, with
shower baths and washrooms adjoin-
ing. Women athletes will utilize the
second Hoor, where lockers with the
same conveniences will be provided.
Another large locker space, with
showers and washrooms or the men
and boys will be loeated in the bese-
Since the Athletic Field was con-
structed two years ago, as a perma-
nent memorial to the 48 Western El-
ectric men who gave their lives in the
service, athletics at the works have
continued to boom untii today more
than 7,000 men, women and boys are
voluntarily taking part in some form
of sporing endeavor. At least twenty
different forms of athletics are in-
cluded in the program of the Athletic
Butcher: "Do you want this for a
Nubride: "Certainly not, it's for
A Watch from Sweeney's
One of the
Famous Shoes for Men
'lite "DARBY" pattern is ('tic of
theneatestandmost appealing that
has been shown in several seasons.
Featuring the slight eonrrast in
colors. Similar to the sketch shown
Tan Calf With Tan Scntcli Grain Cnlf Tip
Black Calf With Black Scotch Grain Calf Tip
Tan Scotch Grain Calf
OTHER NEW STYLES NOW ON DISPLAY
&HvE. RICE HOTEL
M. E. Church
Old and New
MAKE THAT DATE NOW
PATRONIZE THRESHER ADVERTISERS
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