The Thresher (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, October 27, 1950 Page: 3 of 8
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Chesterfield to Sponsor $50
Photo Advertising Contest
Campus camera fans are being
offered a $60 inducement to change
an avocation into a vocation in a
new college contest announced by
Campus Merchandising Bureal of
New York today.
Carl Schulse, Chesterfield Campus
Representative, will answer all in-
Photographer have a chance to
submit a series of three photographs
of student models taking the Ches-
terfield Mildness Test: "Open 'em;
Smell 'em; Smoke 'em." Pictures
should be taken on campus, and
poses should duplicate those ap-
pearing in the current series of
Chesterfield ads in the Thresher.
Entries, glossy prints (either 5x7
or 8x10) will be judged on photog-
raphy technique, reproduction qual-
ity, accurate illustration and adap-
tability for advertising purposes.
Winning photographers will be
selected each month to receive cash
prizes of $50 each. Deadlines for
entering the next two monthly con-
tests are November 6 and December
Any number of photographs may
be submitted, but each entry must
include three poses of photogenic
smokers taking the Chesterfield
Mildness Test. Entries should in-
clude names and addresses of model
and photographer and should be
mailed to the Campus Merchandis-
ing Bureau, Inc., 274 Madison Av-
enue, New York 16, New York.
The current deadline is November
Burt—oxford button-down collar with the soft roll
(the college man's staple diet). A "Manhattan," of course.
Range—fine white, broadcloth with the wide-spread
collar. Made by "Manhattan," which means perfect fit.
The Manhattan Shirt Company, makers 'of "Manhattan ' shirts, ties,
underwear, pajamas, sportshirts, beachwear and handkerchiefs.
AIChE To Meet
In Galveston Today
The rapid industrial development
of the Texas coastal area will be
the theme of a meeting of the Am-
erican' Institute of Chemical Engin-
eers, South Texas Section today in
Galveston. Over 300 members and
guests are expected for the fifth
annual meeting of the section. The
sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. at the
Galvez Hotel and will continue all
The part the sea plays in complex
chemical manufacturing processes
will be the subect of several lec-
tujres and talks.
Dr. L. O. Morgan, of the Univer-
sity of Texas, will read a paper on
the use of radioactive substances
Rounding out the program will be
a talk by Mr. T. M. Davis, a Hous-
ton lawyer, on labor relations in
For the benefit of chemical en-
gineering students who are expected
to attend the convention, a panel of
executives will discuss the various
job possibilities open to new gradu-
French Club Plans
All French students interested in
being in the French Club are urged
to attend the next meeting Tuesday,
at noon in AH 104.
There will be a French movie
"Pearls in the Crown" Thursday
afternoon at 4 in the Lecture
Lounge. The dinner will be held on
the first Thursday in December pre-
ceding the scheduled movie for that
Regular programs are being plan-
ned by President Ann Gossman as
soon as a regular meeting day has
been set. " u
Frosh-Soph Track Meet
Scheduled for November 12
Radio Club Holds
"The first meeting of the Radio
Club will be held Thursday, Novem-
ber 2, at 7:30 in AL 207" announced
Earl Dunn, president. "Everyone
with an interest in radio communi-
cations or electronics is urged to
attend, and it is not necessary to
have an amateur radio lieense to be
The club hopes to have speakers
for every meeting this year plus
classes in radio code and laws for
those interested in applying for an
amateur license. Tours of various
local radio and TV stations are
"There is always an opportunity
for member, with licenses, to oper-
ate the club's 1000-watt, 75-meter
transmitter; the 250-wate, 10-meter
transmitter, or several other pieces
Officers for this year are Earl
Dunn, president; Paul Donoho. vice-
president; and Bill Dorsey, secre-
Dramatics Club meeting, 13:30,
Homecoming dinner for Rice alum-
ni association, 7:00 p.m., Senior
Alumni reunion breakfast; Pioneer
Room, Bill Williams, 7:45 a.m.
Wreath-laying ceermony at found-
er's tomb, 10 a.m.
EBLS coffee for all alumni, 10:15,
Weiss Hall Lounge.
Rice-Texas Homecoming gairfe,
Association of Rice Alumni re-
ception, 5:30 p.m., Cohen House.
Homecoming Dance, 8:45, Crystal
Ballroom, Rice Hotel.
The ^second in Sunday afternoon
lecture series; Mr. F. V. Shelton: "A
Short View of Two Masters of the
Short Story: Maupassant and O.
Henry"; Fondren Library Lecture
Lounge, 4 p.m.
Forum program, foreign student:
"What Do I Think of America", F. L.
Lecture Lounge, 8 p.m.
Sophomore Class Meeting, 12:15,
B.S.U. meeting, The Rev. Kyle M.
"Yates, Autry House, 12:10 p.m.
Rally Club meeting, A.H. 110,
6:30 p.m. ■
French Club film, "The Pearls of
the Crown", F.L. Lecture Lounge,
Is Tomorrow Night
The Homecoming will be held to-
morrow night from 8:45 to 12:45
in the Crystal Ballroom of the Rice
Hotel. The Dance is semi-formal,
and the tariff is $2.50 per couple.
Highlight of the dance will be the
presentation of the Homecoming
Karl Doerner's popular band will
supply the music.
Rice alumni, students, and visiting
students from Texas have been in-
Shelton To Speak
On Short Stories
Mr. Fred V. Shelton, Assistant
Professor of French, will speak on
"A Short View of Two Masters of
the Short Story—Maupassant and
O. Henry", Sunday, Oct. 29. The
address, second in a series of six
public lectures to be delivered this
year by members of the Rice Insti-
tute faculty is set for 4 p.m. in the
Fondren Library Lecture Lounge.
Mr. Shelton'iwaim is to show the
similarities and differences of the
French and the American way of
life as reflected in the literature of
Maupassant and O. Henry. The life,
enviroment and background of each
writer will be examined in detail—
contrasts will be drawn, parallels
pointed out, and theories advanced
as to why each writer chose the
means of literary expression that he
Shelton has been interested in
Freshman students will have a
chance to take off their slime caps,
red suspenders and pinafores the
week before the Thanksgiving holi-
days, when they meet the members
of the Sophomore Class in the an-
nual Frosh-Soph track meet, No-
vember 12. If the freshmen win the
meet, they have all rights to turn
the brooms on their upperclassmen
the week before Thanksgiving.
The schedule includes many events
for boys and girls, either experienc-
ed or novice. Entry blanks will be
posted soon, and members of both
classes are urged to sign up for each
The Charity Committee will spon-
sor the sale of box lunches and
drinks to the contestants and spec-
tators, as a special event of their
drive which begins in two weeks.
To Speak At Forum
The Rice Forum will feature
Rice's foreign students Monday
night in a discussion of "What I
Think of America". The speakers
will be: Nell Kashy from France;
Hans Deiter-Meier from Germany;
Rita Zasche from Germany; and
Man Wei Kwei and Paul Leung, both
Each student will give his im-
pressions of the United States. Don
Eddy and Norma Stein will act as
monitors, and the audience will be
given an opportunity to question the
The Forum will be held in the Li-
brary Lecture Lounge and will begin
at 8:00 p.m.
Immediately following the game
tomorrow afternoon, all Rice Bap-
tist students are invited to a recep-
tion at Autry H°use for Texas and
Rice students Everyone is urged to
drop in for awhile and bring friends.
Franco-American Comparative Lit-
erature for some time. He attributes
the marked increase of interest in
the subject in this country since
World War II to America's general
concern and interest in things for-
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