The Thresher (Houston, Tex.), Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 27, 1926 Page: 1 of 2
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Extra- THE THRESHER-Extra
RICE INSTITUTE, HOUSTON, TEXAS, APRIL 27, 192h
MADDEN WINS ELECTION
BELLOWS, TURRENTINE, SMILEY,
AND CANTERBERRY WIN OFFICES; ,
SEGAL AND HOCULI IN RUNOFF
As the result of .Monday's election,
Jesse Madden of El Campo, will be
president of the Students Association
during: the corning year.
Madden defeated John Sutton of
Houston, by 60 votes. The count was
290 to 230. Madden is a prominent i
football backfield man, while Sutton t
is well known as president of the Jun- j
Ben Bellows won out in the race
for councilman-at-large, defeating
James Ira Campbell by 78 votes. The
count was 296 to 218.
For editor of the Thresher, Gor-
don Turrentine polled a total of 286
votes, while Donald Barthelme, the
staff nominee received 232.
A majority of 33 votes gave the
hpsiness managership of the Cam-
panile to Clarence Canterberry, who
pollfgl 277 votes to Lovett'Abercrom-
bie's 244. Abercrombie was the staff
nominee and a candidate for re-elec-
Bernard Segal on Top.
Bernard Segal was high point man
in the race for editor of the Owl. Paul
Hoculi was second, while Claude
Hooten and Jack Bridgwater took
third and fourth places respectively.
A run off will be held between Ber-
nard Segal and Paul Hoculi.
Bill Smiley won out over Oliver
Winston in the race for business man-
ager of the Owl.
Those elected without oppositioVi
editor of the Campanile; Sam Ben-
nett. yell leader.
Five hundred and fifty-two votes
were cast. The election marked the
first defeats of staff nominees.
POLLS DRAW 552
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Monday's election brought out 552
votes, the largest number ever cast'
in a Students' Association election,
according to Sam J. Williams, Jr.,
chairman of the election board. The
complete returns follows:
President—Jesse A. Madden, 290;
John W. Sutton, 230.
Vice President—Etheldra Fralev.
Treasurer— Bob Abies, 545.
296; James 1. Campbell, 218.
Editor of Thresher—Gordon Turren-
tine,286; Donald Barthelme (staff
Business Manager of Thresher
Sam Bennett (staff nominee), 536.
Managing Editor of Thresher—J.
Neil (staff nominee), 530.
Editor of Owl—Bernard Segal, 161;
J ,C. Bridgwater, 106; Claude K.
Hooten, 109; Paul Hoculi (staff nom-
Business Manager of Owl—Oliver
Winston, 172; Bill Smiley (staff nom-
Editor of Campanile—Harvin Moore
(staff nominee), 544.
Business Manager of Campanile-
Clarence Canterberry, 277; Lovett
Abercrombie (staff nominee), 244.
Associate Editor of Campanile
Lura Duff (staff nominee), 541.
Yell Leader—Sam Bennett, 543.
First Annual "Rice Night"
To Be Held By Kally Club
"Yes, it's May 5"—the Rally Club's
first annual Rice Night.
This is the solution to the popular
riddle that has been displayed oil auto
windshields for a week.
City Auditorium is the place. Wed-
nesday, May 5, is the night. Rice en-
tertainment by Rice students is the
Etheldra Fraley, vice president;
Bob Abies, treasurer; Sam Bennett,
business manager of the Thresher; J.
O. McNeil, managing editor of the
Thresher; Harvin C. Moore, editor of
the Campanile; Lura Duff, associate
A spicy program of college music
i and college dramatics has been ar-
! ranged by the Rally Club, l.ee's Owls,
; the Glee Club, the Owl Band, the
j Dramatic Club and others will t'ea-
I ture in the bill. A big dance with
I Lee's Owls officiating will follow the
It is the first affair of its kind in
the history of the Institute. It is to Vie
a permanent event, to be staged an-
nually by the Rally Club. The idea is
to bring to Houston folk a college
spirit with a punch and to set Hous-
ton and Riee students at work in a
The Association of Rice Alumni is
sponsoring Rice Night, and a scholar-
ship is forthcoming out of the pro-
Plans are already being laid by the
Rally Club for next year's Rice Night,
which will probably be staged sunn-
time in the fall instead of in the
spring. It will be event No. 2 of its
kind. Those in charge plan to make ii
a highly elaborate and and spicy af-
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