The Rice Thresher (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 6, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 6, 1948 Page: 1 of 4
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HOUSTON, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6, 1948
22 Intramural Teams Register
To Air Views
An all-school political rally will
be held Friday at 12:15 in the
Physics Amphitheater so that can-
didates for election in the 11th may
present their qualifications and their
platforms to the students.
This program, like the ones last
year, is sponsored by the Forum
Committee. Each candidate will be
given three minutes to explain his or
Last week the Honor Council,
voted to allow candidates for Honor
Council to speak at the forums.'This
will be the first time that this has
been done as in the past this has
been construed as political cam-
paigning. Honor Council candidates
are still prohibited from posting
signs and posters on the campus.
Candidates for all the elections
will speak at the program Friday
as the Forum Committee thought it
inadvisable to have separate pro-
grams for separate class election^
as there are so few positions to
bc^fjlled. Only one all-school position
is to be filled, that of Council-Man-
See sample ballot on this page for
list of candidates.
As has been the custom of the
Forum programs a question and
answer period will follow the speech-
es to allow students to quiz their
candidates on specific issues.
General Election . . ,
Candidates for Position of Council-
Vote for one.
Senior Class ...
Representatives to the Honor Council
Vote for two.
Ava Jean McDaniel
George W. Wray 9
• Ted Workman „
Betty Blount Seale
Vote for one.
- ' Pete Williams
Junior Class . . .
Representative to the Student
Vote for one.
C. H. SiebenHausen
Betty Jo Joplin
Repesentative to the Honor Council
Voe for one.
Fondren Library Nears Completion
The Varsity Room of the College
Inn opened its doors Sunday after-
noon at three for entertainment of
the freshmean girls by the Owen
Wister Literary Society. Besides the
honorees, many physical education
.majors, graduates, and other guests
were present, numberin in all be-
tween 300 and 400.
A jaul jones-multiplication dance
opened the affair, and a modified
version of the slime shoe parade for
partners combines to get everyone
acquainted. After that the freshman
girls came out of their shells and
lost themeselves in an evening of
dancing, eating, and entertainment.
The Singing Hicks, Katherine
Clarke and Jeanne Reafio, sang
"Fly Birdie, Fly" and other num-
bers to the accompaniment of Kath-
erine's guitar. Buffet style supper
was served, consisting of| sand-
wiches, potato salad, cokes, and
Dancing was resumed following
supper, lasting until seven.
20 Faculty Members
Twenty faculty members and
families couldn!t be assured of bet-
ter living conditions this school
year. They are the ones who live in
the new apartment house Rice In-
stitute bought this summer.
The dwelling unit, which occupies
the whole south side of the 1100
block of Banks, will be occupied on-
ly by married faculty members, J.
T. McCants, bursar said. "Bachelor
members will still live in Faculty
Rice Institute also owns several
other buildings which are rented to
faculty members, but the unit on
Banks is by far the largest.
There are four one bedroom apart-
ments and 16 two bedroom units.
Each division has, in addition, a
living room, dining room, kitchen
and bath. They are rented unfurn-
ished, Mr. McCants said, but each
apartment is equipped with a re-
frigerator, range and a window fan.
In the rear of the large building,
adjoining the 20 car garage is the
washhouse where four automatic
washing machines and a drier are
placed for the use of the faculty
Officers for the Student Religious
Council were elected at a meeting
held October 1st at 12 noon. They
are, Jetta Schumacher, president;
Bill Johnson, vice-president; Marie
Zapalac, treasurer; Mary Louise
A report was given on the open
house for freshmen sponsored by
the Religious council. v
The Student Religious Council is
formed of two representatives from
each of the Student religious
Play Opens Today
On 15 Tennis Matches
Fifteen doubles tennis entries were
turned in by Friday with play to
begin today. Signed up for the
tennis doubles were C. R. Savage
and Alan Pierce vs. Croner and
Katz, Gobeli and Fithian vs. Earl
Bellamy and Charles Tighe, Gene
St. John and Coleman vs. Fuller and
Miller, Bowles and Gleason vs.
Arnold and Baird, Lasof and Meyers
vs. Parker and Bartle, Alcott and
Sullivan vs. Downey and Lither-
land, and Ezell and Sugg vs. Fran-
cisco and Lummis with T. Frost and
G. Frost drawing a bye. These
matches must be played by Octob-
Wayland to Address
Engineers Next Friday
Mr. J. H. Wayland, of the U. S.
Naval Ordnance Test Station at In-
yokern, Calif., will speak at an open
meeting of the Rice Institute Engi-
neering Society on the subject of
"High Speed Motion of Bodies
The lecture will include colored
movies of "dead water" wake for-
mation an dlife cycle of cavitation
bubbles. The meeting will be held
in the Rice Institute Physics Amph.
at 8 p.m. Friday, October 8, 1948.
The public is invited to attend.
The Student Council meeting
Thursday will be in A. H. 108.
"All students are invited to at-
tend," says James R. Meyers,
President of the Student Associa-
Thresher Grays to Stomp
Blues in Feature Game Saturday
As the deadline was met Friday at 5 P.M. twenty-two
football intramural teams had been turned in, nine being turned
in the last two hours. Schedules were drawn up over the week-
end by John Plumbley and play will commence this Wednes-
Bellamy, Henry Burton, Marion
Froelich, Ralph Grawunder, Ducky
Musselwhite, Leslie Spencer, Frank
NROTC—David Guin, team man-
ager; Walter Cash, Ralph Wagner,
Dick Wilson, Richard Bumpas, Bud-
dy Gregory, Clifton Lee, C. R. Sav-
age, Bill Stewart.
Thresher Blues— Dewey Gonsou-
ling, team manager; David Miller,
Peter Williams, Charles Wolf, Jim-
my Meyers, Finis Cowan, Ennnett
McGeever, Edward Lasof.
Schmoos— Tom Hopkins, team
manager; Roger Bartelsmeyer,
Frank Bryan, Tony Carr, Bernie
Duncan, Jim Hoff, Bill Malseed,
Charles Swartz, Tom Wishon.
Barnacles—C. E. Nicholas, team
manager; J. W. Gary, Richard
Rauch, A. A. Lipski, C. D. Moore,
C. H. Noble, Bill Zink, John Horn,
Joe Goodnough, G. G. Jarboe.
Slippery Slimes—Gregory Davis,
team manager; Gene Langworthy,
Phil Enochs, James Gerhardt, John
Churehwell, David Lowell, George
McDaniels, Bob Myers, Leeland Day,
Thresher Grays—Howard Martin,
team manager; John Evans, Brady
Tyson, David Braden, Alfred Chet-
ham-Strode, Raymond Lankford,
Alfred Reed, Bob Mcllhenny.
Reckless Rockets—Joe Koch, team
manager; Eugene Rettig, Don Las-
of, Owen Litherland, Samuel Chunn,
John Kelinski, Dana Winn, Harry
Hageney, Otis James.
Suped Six —Bob Squires, team
manager; Carroll Baird, Vern Mc-
Grew, C.' B. Baird, Garner Miller,
Norman Stovall, Tommy Cox.
Dubbs—Bob Willard, team mana-
ger; John Finch, Bill Bishop, Tru-
ett Peachy, Jarvis Watson, Filmon
Carter, Walter Deakin, Dave Mc-
No Name—Alan Pierce, team man-
ager; Dick Hepworth, John Otsbott,
Malcolm Call, Bill Shockly, Jack
Davis, Tom Frye, Jim Dowden, Ed
Agnew, Les Hauger, Martel Bryant,
.. .Navy Zoomers— J. P. Papuga,
team manager; P. H. Wright, R. D.
Pendl, R. P. Lea:ch, M. J. Haest,
L. J. Louviere, J. Fariss, Jim Pow-
ell, C. E. Johnston.
Draft Dodgers — Sullivan and
Schweppe, team manager; Kenneth
Albert, Charlie Tighe, Bill Collins,
William Hartwig, Edwin Dyer, Carl
Schulse, Pldgy Harmon, Pace Grif-
NROTC BoneCrushers—James Dep-
enbrock, team manager; T. R. Moo-
dy, Nancy Littleton, Bill McAninch,
H. Demoss, -D. G. White, E. Agnew,
Ted Sampsel, Dick Hepworth, G. T.
Pinballics Annonymous—Bob Varty.
team manager; Roy Johnson, A1
Roberts, Charlie Price, Willie Mor-
eno, Bob Thomas, Jack Reynolds,
Charles Spivey, Mac Wingifeld, Jim
Schmucks — Orville Gaither, team
manager; George Church, Gene
Woodward, Phil Scott, Milton Sav-
age, Ralph Atmar, Bill Ayers, Jack
June 3—Senior Worn (Continued on Page 4)
Schedules for all bafes will be
posted on the bulletin board at the
Field House and also in the Thresh-
Schedules of the football leagues
will be posted up Tuesday on the
bulletin board at the Field House.
Team managers should notice this
schedule to confirm in which league
their team has been placed.
A challenge was issued Monday
by Howard Martin, manager of
the Thresher Grays, to the Thres-
her Blues. The challenge was ac-
cepted by Dewey Gonsoulin, man-
ager of the Thuesher Blues, and
the game will be played this Sat-
urday afternoon at two o'clock.
A meeting of the team managers
was held Monday at 12:30 in the
Field House at which the rules con-
cerning the games were thrashed
out. There will be competent offi-
cials for all games and managers of
the football teams are requested to
report fifteen minutes before their
game to confer with these officials.
Players will wear the regulation
gym uniform but may wear khaki
pants instead of the gym shorts. Of-
ficials will wear striped jerseys
while the opposing teams will wear
blue and white jerseys.
Tuesday, October 5, a meeting
was scheduled of the Girls Sports
Council by Mr. Hermance.
Slippery Schmoos— Selby Stahl,
team manager; Brad Armende, Earl
Year's Dance Slate
October 9—Rally Club
* 23—Student Ass'n
November 6—Girl's Club
April 2—Navy (Closed Dance)
14—Rally Club (Closed)
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The Rice Thresher (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 6, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 6, 1948, newspaper, October 6, 1948; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth230761/m1/1/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.