The Campus Chat (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, November 30, 1951 Page: 1 of 4
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Gridmen End Season With Houston Here Today;
Cagers Open Play Against Kangaroos Tonight
In Gym at 8
by HILL MARTIN, Chat Stuff Writer
Coach Pete Shands* Eatfe basketball team will open the
.-teaaon here tonight at 8 in the men's gym against the Austin
The Eagles, with 12 lettermen returning, are favorites.
NT has chalked up eight straight wins over Austin in the
past four years.
Shands, who begins his 14th
season as basketball coach here,
has lost two lettermen from last
year's team that won 13 of 26
Austin Coach Bryon Gilbreath
has nine veterans returning from
last year's Texas conference cham-
pions. He lost two men by gradua-
Pat Kelley, leading scorer for
the Eagles last year, will alternate
lietween center and forward this
season. Captain Charlie Johnson,
three-year letterman, will hold
down the pivi spot when Kelley
moves to forward.
Calvin Axtell, who scored 195
points last year as a freshman,
will play one forward. Tom Ed-
wards, two-time regular guard,
may be shifted to forward to make
way for Pat Cain and Dick Wood-
ward at guards.
Other letterman expected to see
action in the coming fracas are
Bervin Hooper, Larry Conces, Bill
Allison, Harlan Vander Zee, Lewis
Lutrick, and Robert Barse.
The Kangaroos have played one
game, with East Central State at
Ada, Okla. The Oklahomans came
out on top of the 69-66 count.
Dec. 3, the North Texans take
on the Texas Aggies at College
Station. The Aggies lost four men
by graduation last year, but are ex-
pected to be tough again this year.
They will be sparked by Buddy
Davis, 6-foot 8-inch center, who
was a unanimous choice for South-
west conference and NCAA Dis-
trict 6 center. He was high scorer
for the Aggies last year with 352
points in 29 games.
The Austin quintet will he
sparked by Floyd Cash, who made
240 points last year to lead his
team in scoring.
COACHES AND TEAM. Bas-
ketball mentor Pete Shands looks
over the 1951-52 basketball
team which will defend the con-
ference championship this year.
Seated on the first row is team
manager Davis Lowe. Assistant
coach Ted Nicksick is the £ t
man on the back row. The :s
gle cagers will meet Austin c •
lege at 8 tonight in the rren a
"Photo by Bob M. CU...J
* m v
To Start at 2:30
h> PAUL BL.\KNKY, ( hat Staff Writer
A long, hard football seasons ends this ufternoon as
North Texas rnoets the University of Houston at 2:30 p.m.
in Eagle stadium.
Injuries to key men add difficulty to the Eagle task of
■topping a fast finishing Houston eleven. First string offen-
sive cud Jim Stuart is out with a broken leg sustained in the
Thanksgiving day game with the
The Campus Chat
NORTH TEXAS STATE COLLEGE, DENTON, TEXAS, FRIDAY. NOV. 30. 1951
21 Patients Treated
Student ailments reported by
the college health service director,
Dr. L. 0. Hayes, for this week
followed a seasonal pattern of colds
and sore throats.
Hospitalized students were Arlie
Turkett, Vernon; Bob Fulton,
itusk; Jim Gaynier, Dallas; Tomi-
glen Stewart and Allan It. Bridges,
Fort Worth; Sarah Law Kenner-
ley, Columbia, S.C.; Billy Watson.
Mexiu, and Durwood Dodgen,
Also listed were Mary K. Cleere,
Madisonville; Pratt Chitwood, Ita-
venna; Dorothy Anderson, Ponder;
Miriam Anne Reinigvr, Texas City;
Ann Lofton, Texarkana; Sue Mul-
linax, Hermit; Patty Brantley,
Meridian, and Joyce Jay, Van
Workmen Continue Leveling
Of Industrial Arts Annex
Workmen are expected to com-
plete the leveling of the old indus-
trial arts annex building by the
end of the week, according to Dr.
S. A. Blackburn, director of the
industrial arts department.
Located on Avenue A between
the historical and old psychology
buildings, the frame structure
housed the demonstration shop,
crafts workrooms, and offices.
Erected about 1942, the build-
ing was first used as a place to
train personnel in work which
would qualify them for aircraft
The demonstration shop is now
located in the agricultural building
on Highland street, the crafts
workrooms on the first floor of
the drafting building, and offices
in the old psychology building,
now renamed the IA annex.
Renovation of the physics build-
ing is being held up by defenae
priorities, Dr. Fred Connell, head
of the physics department, an-
nounced. Dr. Connell explained
that electricians are unable to ob-
tain heavy copper wire and the
building may not be completed be
Sabres to Exhibit Precision Drills
At Half-Time Game Program Today
First event on today'a half-time
program at the University of
Houston game will be a five-min-
ute exhibition of precision close
order drill by the North Daxas
Sabres, newly organized Air Force
KOTC drill team
The Sabres, commanded by ca-
det Maj. Dan Bishop, Stephenville,
will present a program consisting
mostly of basic cloae order drill,
with some special variations which
are not found in the drill manuals,
a team spokesman said.
The 60-man team will drill with-
out rifles this afternoon, although
rifles will be used in later per-
formances. Members will wear the
standard Air ROTC uniform for
today's show, aa arrangements for
special additions to their uniforms1
have not been completed.
Later in the year, the Sabres
hope to wear a number of addi-
tions to the uniform, such as white
gloves, white scarves, and helmet
liners. Team representatives are
at present trying to arrange to
have the metal parts of the team'a
rifles chromium plated.
During the past week the Sabres
have been practicing their drill
routines at night on the UB slab
and the football field.
Dining Room Dramatists Open Season
With Presentation of 'East of Suez
The eternal triangle will acquire
a few additional corners and curves
tonight when Supper theatre opens
its season with Somerset Maug-
ham's "East of Su«a."
Dinner will be served above the
Eagle cafe at 7 p.m., and the play
will begin at 8.
"East of Suez," a drama en-
cased in oriental atmosphere, con-
cerns the love affairs of a half-
caste Chinese girl, Daisy, who be-
comes jealous of her former sweet-
heart and seeks revenge by plant-
ing his love letters where her hus-
band is sure to find them.
The play takes place in Peking,
where the actions of the jealous
Daisy bring the play to a climax.
She is aided in her plot against
the former lover, George, by a
Chinese admirer, Lee Tai.
Members of the cast are Patsy
Johnson as Daisy, Jack Dunlop as
George, Mike Henderson as Harry,
Patti Bunch as Amah, Cal Bains
as Harold, Jim Swain as Lee Tai,
Marian Laminack as Sylvia, and
Joe Edwards as Wu.
On Dec. 7 the Supper theatre will
present its second selection, "The
Dreamer," by Frances Micheals.
This comedy involves a superstiti-
ous spinster who, believing she is
going to die, mistakes a salesman
for her guardian angel. What hap-
pens when she discovers her error
is the laugh-provoking climax to
The play in done in Irish dia-
logue, and begins with Maggie
Sullivan telling Annie, her sister,
about a strange dream she has
had, in which Maggie receives
from a strange man a white card
raading, "You will be next." The
humorous events of the play are
all centered around the message
of the dream.
Cast for "The Dreamer" includes
Rose-Mary Brau, La 'olle Cox, and
Ed Pilley, directed by Mlka Hen-
derson and Volla Durham.
Other plays to lie given by the
Supper theatre are "Command
Performance," by Jack Stuart
Knapp; "We Were Dancing," by
Noel Coward; "Among Friends,"
Chat Poll Shows...
Ike Gets Presidential Nod
by GERALD SKIDMOKK
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower will
be the next president of the United
States, a Chat poll of students
predicted this week.
Out of 342 collegians inter-
viewed, 195 picked Eisenhower to
Tulane Professor to Inspect
Chemistry Department Here
Dr. Thomas Crumpler, director
of the chemistry department of
the University of Tulane, will in-
spect the chemistry department
here Dec. 10.
Dr. Crumpler will evaluate the
Dallas Judge Will Talk
On County Government
In UB Tuesday Night
Dallas County Judge W. L. Ster-
rett will speak to the Government
and Pre-Law club to the union
building auditorium Tuesday at
B p. m.
His topic will be the functions
of county government
Judge Sterrett la a graduate of
Metropolitan Buainess school in
Dallaa and atteno*d law school at
Southern Methodist university.
He worked in county officea prior
to 1938 when he was appointed
justice of the peace. Thi* position
he retained until his Section in
January, 1949, as county judge.
A claas in county
in which the teachera are actually
county ipMrs. was organised at
SMlr with the help of Judge Ster-
rett and others.
department for the American
Chemical society, Dr. J. L. Carrico,
Some of the thinga which Dr.
Crumpler will check are the cur-
riculum, to aacertain if it meeta
recommendations of the aociety;
teaching and laboratory work, to
see if they stand up to the mini-
mum standards of the aociety, and
the library. Other things to be
evaluated are scale of pay for pro-
fessors, publications of the staff,
and achievements of graduate
win. Ike topped his nearest rival,
President Truman, by 96 votes. Gov.
Earl Warren ranked third when
17 pollees selected the Californian
aa the most likely prospect for the
nation's top job.
A second vote to predict the
GOP nominee indicated Eisen-
hower will run on the Republican
ticket. Ike got the nod over his
nearest contender in the GOP
ranka, Senator Robert Taft of Ohio,
with 182 votea. Taft had 107.
Once again Governor Warren
ranked third in the voting. He
tallied 63 votes as the most likely
contender from the Republican
Eisenhower, the supreme allied
commander in Europe, was also
runner-up in the balloting on nom-
inations for the Democratic pros-
pects with 102 tallies. Truman re-
ceived 210, and Chief Justice Fred
M. Vinson, 21.
Voting on the prospective can-
didates who were most likely to
win the presidential post went aa
followa: Eisenhower, 19ft; Tru-
man, 100; Warren, 17; Taft, 10,
and Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, 8.
Others were W. Lee O'Danlel,
7; J. Strom Thurmond, 6; Senator
Paul Douglas, 4; Senator Estes
Kefauver, 4; Gen. Douglaa Mac-
Arthur, 3; Representative Sam
Rayburn, 3, and Fred Vinson, 2.
Candidates polling only one were
Harold E. Staasen, William O.
Douglas, Senator Henry Cabot
Lodge, Senator James Duff, and
Henry A. Wallace.
Three people thought Eisenhower
might campaign on an independent
Gerry Church, a sophomore from
Flint, Mich., thought that Eisen-
hower would be the next president
and also believes Ike ia the
man for the job.
"We need a military man to
head our government," he
A few students were doubtful
whether Eisenhower would accept
a nomination for the presidential
race. Ben Taylor, a junior from
Athens, said, "I think Eisenhower
will retain his North Atlantic
Treaty Organisation command,
leaving Truman and Taft to head
their respective parties."
Gretchen Winningham, a fresh
man from Dallas, felt that Ike
Stewart Seeks Steaks for Scrappy,
Pleads Provisions From Packers
he ia to be
senate is now planning.
Junior Senator F.d Stewart,
government, j Jacksboro. stated that obtaining the
ia being kept In the Fort Worth
meat for Scrappy's diet is the only
I problem yet unsolved in bringing
the eagle hack to the campu* I
■mat* ha* im-
mediate plans for construction of
a suitable cage for North Texas'
Stewart is urging students who
have relations or friends connected
with any meat-packing plant to
At the present time, the mascot | contact him, as he hope* to work
out a plan for securing the food
free arAmat. ±!,,,„ « .
Also letters have heen sent to
other colleges in the Southwest
requesting data on how their mas-
cots are fed.
, Stewart lives at 1306 W. Oak
street and maybe reached by phone
at 1097 or contacted in the USNT
office in the union building.
( HI ' SiBlS iSSHi ''i'
would have to be nominated by
the Democrats before he would lie
able to win the election.
One ed thought all presidential
prospects weak. Bob Knight, soph
omore from Dallas, declared, "I
don't believe that any of those can
didates nominated can compare
with the average president* we
have had before."
by Percival Wilde; "Still Life," by
Noel Coward; "'Op 0 Me Thumb,"
by Fenn and Pryce, and "Sisters
Tragedy," by Richard Hughes.
Seventeen additional plays will be
presented by the group this season.
The group has chosen for the
1051-52 season many plays by
noted writers. The 23 plays which
make up the season include the
writings of Noel Coward, Percival
Wilde. James Barrie, and Tennes-
This year marks Supper theatre'*
third season of wining, dining, and
entertaining patrons. The price of
the meal and the one-act play ia
University of Chattanooga. Half-
back Julius Smolik is sidelined
with a broken ankle. And to add to
Coach Odus Mitchell's woea, full-
back Ken Hahnsen injured a knee
in practice this week to go with
the ankle injury he received at
North Texas, playing it* 12th
game of the 1961 season, has a
record of 8 wins againat 3 lossea.
Coach Clyde Lee'a ambitious
Cougars, freah from a 31-7 triumph
Saturday over a atrong Oklahoma
A and M team, show signs of
rounding into top form after a dis-
appoint ing season during which
they have won 4 and lost ft games.
The llouaton defense held Okla-
homa to u single penetration past
the 60-yard line and a scant 122
yards net gain while Cougar hacks
were racking up 389 yards and 17
Kay Renfro, leading ground-
gainer for the Eagles, will find
stout competition in the form of
Houston halfback Gene Shannon.
The rival backs both have aver-
aged over 7 yard* per try for the
aeason. Opposing quarterbacks also
may have a private duel a* Eagle
Richard Harvey faces Cougar field
general Bobby Clatterbuck. Har-
vey'* passing hns been bright all
season, while Clatterbuck, ham-
pered by frequent injuries, showed
his prowess Saturday aa he headed
a Houston passing attack that
gained 107 yards on 12 completions
in 18 tries. Clatterbuck, along
with linebacker Paul Carr, was
injured in the Oklahoma game,
but both are reported ready for the
A Cappella Choir to Present
First Out-of-Town Concert
The choir will conclude the pro-
gram with folk songs. They are
The Maiden at the Fountain, Ar-
menian, by Komitas; The Turtle
Dove, English, by R. V. William*,
and The Birch Tree, Russian, by
Denton music lovers will next
Members of the A Cappella choir,
under the direction of Cam Cara-
petyan, wilt make their first out-
of-town appearance of the year
Friday night in Corsicana.
The Aft-voice choral organization
will perform at 8 p.m. in the Cor-
sicana high school auditorium,
sponsored by the Clvitan club of
In the first part of the program
are works by Nictoria, Amner,
Monteverdi, and llandl. The selec-
tion* are Judas Mercator Peasi-
mus, Sweet ArA the Thoughts, El
Misericordia, and O Admirable
Opening the second section will
lie Myself Through Thee by the
director of the choir. Also in thi*
*ection are compositions by Pant-
chenko, Tschesnokov, and Rach-
maninoff. They arc Praise Ye the
Lord, Thou Life of Life, and The
Veneration of the Crou.
Angelus Ad Pastures Ait by G.
Gabrieli a*'* Alleluia by Handl; will have a chance during
will comprise the third part of the three days to contribute their sur-
presentation. I plus winter garments, Arlie Turk-
get a chance to hear the choir Dec.
9, when a performance i* sched-
uled for the First Methodist
Another campus choral group di-
rected by Carapetyan, the Great
chorus, i* preparing for a Dec. 10
Socks, Shoes, Shirts . . .
Drive for Clothing
A campus-wide clothing drive
for Korean relief will tie in pro-
gress Monday through Wednesday.
With the return of winter, warm
clothes are needed for Korean vic-
tims of war, and North Texans
-Press Time Chatter
Farmer Needs Organization
To Decorate UB for Christmas
Christmas decorations for the
union building this season will de-
pend on the yuletide iipirtt of some
campus organization, Dr Harold
Farmer, dim-tor, said Wednesday.
No f.lans have been made by the
UB's staff to put up the traditional
colored light*, glass ball*, and
mistletoe, Dr. Farmer stated. Any
club or group that would like to
sponsor this aa a project will he
welcome to do so, he added.
Plans are being made to erect a
Christmas tree in the balcony of the
Howdy room. The tree will he situ-
ated upstairs, Dr. Farmer ex-
plained, because daneea and the
constant stream of traffic through
the Howdy room might dislodge "
some of the ornaments.
Some decorations will Ik- left
after Mia formal dance but if any
organisation cares to decorate it
more, it i* urged to contact Dr.
Farmer in the UB,
e e e
President J. C. Matthew* will
travel to Hi. Petersburg, Fla., to
attend the annual convention of
the Southern Aasociation of Col-
leges and Secondary Schoola Bun-
day through Thursday.
Dr. Matthewa, aa chairman of
the aaaociation'* auditing commit-
tee, will preaide at those meetings
and attend the regular sessions.
North Texas I* a member of the
A meeting of the freshman class
haa been called by Mike Murphy,
The meeting will be held Monday
at 6 p.m. in the union building au-
Plans for a social will be dia-
cusaed at the meeting. Murphy said
Capt. J. B. Ownby of the licena-
ing division. Department of Public
Safety, apoke on procuring a driv-
er'* license and license violations
in a classroom fae#| '«| iE*
bars of the driven education claas
Captain Ownby. who is from the
Dallas district. first explained the
procedure of filing for and re-
ceiving a license. I*ater he turned
hi* discussion to a break down on
the subject of license violation*,
how they are reported, and how
they are eventually disposed of.
The discussion was closed with a
question and answer period.
ett, president of the Student Re-
ligious council, said.
The drive ia sponsored at North
Texas by the Student Religious
council with the co-operation of
USNT, religious bodies, and cam*
pu* club* and organisation*.
Wednesday has been set as the
deadline for campus contributions,
while the nation-wide drive will
continue until Jan. 1.
The list of needed article* in-
I elude* warm mite, underwear,
nocks, skirts, low-heel shoes, trou-
I sera, sweaters, overcoats, blouses,
necktie*, and spool* of thread.
| All artielea nay be put in boxes
to be located in the administra-
tion building, union building,
dormitories, and the Laboratory
Turkett explained that the cloth-
ing will be collected, packed, and
sent to the Church World Service
commission in St. Louis and then
dispatched to the Korean people.
English Department Offers Workshop
To Aid Students With Compositions
Bothered with your dependent
clauaes or in doubt about what to
do with an onomatopaeia ?
solution to that problem.
Every day. Monday through Fri-
day (except for holidays), two
member* of the English staff meet
In A310 from 4 t<> ft p.m. to aid
students who need help In compo-
sition. Dr. E. S. Clifton, head of
the English department, said.
This writing laboratory, which
has heen available to students for
the past two semesters, is not a
credit course. It i* a service pro-
vided for students who are sincere
in the desire to achieve better com-
The papers written in this class
are not Kradml. Each *iudenl'*
paper is checked and he is given ad-
vice concerning improvements that
can lie made or faulta that should
"There I* one requirement for
the course; the student must he
above freshman level," commented
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