The Thresher (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, December 11, 1931 Page: 3 of 6
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TRK BICE TRIIflll
23 Cent Lunch
Good news to Rice students comes
in the form of a newly instituted 25
cent lunch, at Autry house, which in-
cludes a choice of two vegetables, a
"meat, and a roll. Salads, desserts,
coffee and sandwiches are extra.
Mrs. F. M. Walker, who has charge
of the cafeteria, asserts that it is
merely a matter of guess work as con-
cerns the quantity of food prepared.
Strangely enough, however, there is
rarely much food left over at the end
of the day.
After 8 o'clock in the morning, cof-
fee and doughnuts may be obtained,
and what some of our campus cut-ups
really lack in charm they make up in
"dunking" technique . . . "to see our-
selves . . . "Ham and eggs may be ac-
quired on special request. Regular
dinner is served from 12 o'clock
The Autry house cafeteria, super-
vised by Mrs. Walker, is conducted
under auspices of the Diocese of Texas,
of the Episcopal church. There is
scarcely and profit in the enterprise
and just enough money is taken in to
cover expenses. Mrs. Walker's view on
the depression is that the price of food
has decreased so imperceptibly that
the cafeteria has been unable to
GROUP PICTURE OF OFFICERS OF THE THREE LITERARY SOCIETIES
Fighting Owls 'of '31
RICE 37, T. S. A. I. 0.
RICE 32, Sam Houston 0.
RICE 6, Oklahoma 19.
RICE 7, Texas 0.
RICE 12, S. M. U. 21.
RICE 32, Arizona 0.
RICE 6, T. C. U. 7.
RICE 0, A. and M. 7.
RICE 20, Arkansas 12.
RICE 20, Baylor 0.
Outstanding accomplishments: Scored
more points against the championship
Southern Methodist Mustangs than
any other conference school; only
school to defeat Texas university at
Austin; only school to shutout the
Texas Longhorns; most powerful of-
fense in conference next to S. M U.
with 84 points against the Owls' 71;
held half of the teams on schedule
scoreless; finished with .500 percent-
age, the highest attained in recent
years by a Rice team in conference
standing; only conference school to
pierce Texas Christian's mighty line;
boasted two all-conference stars in
Odis Harris and Lou Hassell, center
and tackle, respectively; hud two men,
Jack Frye and Jap Thrasher, tied for
second place in conference scoring.
Seven Vanity Graduates T. C. V.
Coaching in Texas High Schools
Special to The Thrasher.
FORT WORTH, Dec. ll.-Seven var-
sity football players of Texas Chris-
tian university, graduates in the claas
of 1931, are coaching this season. They
Captain Noble Atkins, Borger; Les-
ter Brumbelow (captain in 1929), El
Paso; Howard Grubbs, Lufkin; Roy
Eury, White Deer; Leo Buckley, Hol-
land; Mildred Barr, Kingsville; and V.
C. Boyd Jr., Decatur.
Juniors Intramural Champions
At Fort Worth University
Spt'Ciul to The Rice Thresher.
FORT WORTH, Dec. 11,-The jun-
iors are intramural football champions
of Texas Christian university. Mem-
bers of the winning team will be pre-
sented miniature silver footballs',
while second place winners will be
awarded silver medals.
Hungry arid shelterless men must
be cared for, either in poorhoUses,
bread lines, by charity organizations
or by a pension system that will re-
move the sting of charity and permit
these men to retain their self-respect,
an essential quality in a democracy.
Fountain 1'en Hospital -
sets line is complete All
- Our desk
Fountain Pen Hospital—Names en-
graved free on pens and pencils if
purchased here—601 Kress Bldg.
Have An Important Part
In the Holiday S eason
Making $23.50 a
This lvalue Group of
The New Oxford Greys, Blues, London Tans
and Browns in double or single breasted mod-
els, styled especially for young men. You'll
admire them for the outstanding styles and
their enduring quality, priced at
6 0 4 MAIN
In the above picture are officers of
the Elizabeth Baldwin Literary so-
ciety, which holds its annual card
party tomorrow at River Oaks, and
officers of its sister literary societies,
Pallas Athene and Owen Wister. Of-
ficers, reading from right to left; are:
Misses Catherine Montgomery, presi-
dent, E. B. L. S.: Loula Bess John-
son. president, O.W.L.S.; Martha
Stewart, president, P A. L. S.; Mar-
garet Dunn, vice-president, E. B. L.
S.: Marcelle King, vice president, O.
W. L. S.; Marian Mellinger, vice
president, P. A. L. S.; Irma Fonville.
secretary, E. B. L. S., and Lillie Rice,
secretary, P. A. L. S.
Coaches and Varsity
Iiiiproved Wr a p p e r
Feature of Luekies
Announcement of Lucky Strike's new
notched-tab cellophane package is
made in this newspaper today as one
of the advertisements in the current
campaign by the American Tobacco
In this extensive campaign advertis-
ing space in more than 1,900 daily
newspapers and 260 college newspapers
will be used to set forth the advan-
tages of Lucky Strike's new cellophane
"FRIENDLY FIVF" SHOES
lor men, younger men and larger boys
This improved wrapper differs from
Athletes Engage in!0*6?; pack*gls in its n.?w
DC? notched-tab feature which permits the
Novel Haildball Play Package to be easily opened by the
smoker. By holding down one side
With handball at its height, coaches
j and varsity athletes are engaged in a
novel tournament of their own. Play
j involves use of a team designated as '
i the "blind boys".
I There are three teams in the first
I three positions called "major leaguers". ;
I These teams are; '(1) Lou Hertenberg- |
I er-Gilbert Hermance; (2) Marvin
i Durrenberger-Johnny Niemiec, and,
1 (3) Harry Scott-Billy Morgan. Team
No. 4, composed of "Pug" Daugherity
and John Polisky, is the pair labeled
I the "blind boys". They are the cellar
i ranking team among major league
The second group of players includes
! Dick Jamerson, Bill McKay, Jim
j Younts, and Ken Lee. These minor
: leaguers can combine and challenge
the blind boys for their position. If
they succeed in winning, they in turn
are allowed to challenge other major
I league teams. Thus the qualification
, to enter the major league hangs on a
victory over the "blind boys" who
happen to be the fourth ranking team.
Upon completion of the football sea-
, son, this tournament will get plenty
hot for major leaguers with several
varsity players threatening to dislodge
of the notched-tab and pulling on the
other the smoker can tear off one
corner of the cellophane wrapper and
open the package as he has always
Glass crystals fitted, any shape. B.
O. Krelter. Kress Bldg.
* OOl MAIN AT WALKJtU ««•
Entries Are Taken
For Second Annual
Fencing T o u r It a in e n t
The ancient sport of fencing gets its
start at Rice this week with entries
being token for the second annual
tournament in that sport. Last year
Palbo Gonzales Jr. gave the art of
sword-wielding by instructing and ar-
ranging, a tournament. Incidentally
Gonzales was the flashiest fencer at
Rice last year.
Any Rice student interested in fenc-
ing is asked to place his name on the
list provided in the Field house. Even
those who have had jm ,'previous ex-
perience are urged to try out. The
athletic department has provided
plenty of equipment and it will take
only cooperation on the part of the
boys to put the sport over.
James Thomas and L. F. E. Koehler
have already posted their entries. It
is nlso likely that Harry Vinock and
Kelley Wynne, two of last year's
fencers, will join the group this week.
The tournament will be conducted on
the ladder style, with challenging the
means of getting and making matches.
I have seen human distress; I have
seen persons suffering from hunger
and cold; and even though I stood
alone I could take no other position
than one of support for any measure
which has in it the hope of immediate
relief of distress and human suffering.
--Senator Royal S. Copeland of New
Statistics of a life insurance com-
! pany have disclosed that college-bred
| men live longer than any others. Some
! cigarette company will probably offer
: an explanation.
Watch repairing. It will B. O. K. if
from B. O. Krelter, Kress Bldg.
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