The Megaphone (Georgetown, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 28, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 8, 1944 Page: 3 of 4
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TUESDAY, FEB. 8, 1944
Phi Delta Thetas Have Ranch Party
Saturday Night At Frat House
London 1944—The Wacs Are There
rmmm - —.....
Thar war emptee saddles but no<§>
emptee stomicks in th’ old Phi
Delt corral last Saturdie night.
The yearlings, better knowiia as
phikeias, cooked up a heap big
time fer all the neighbors and
served Coney Islands and cokes
from th’ chuck-wagon. It war all
real ranch-like, what wid rusty
horse shoes lying ’round to step
on and cow patties to dodge in-
sted of eting.
Th' house war strewn wil bales
of hay bought down at ol’ Doc
Bridgers loft and thar war gold
and black things ’round evry
Student Music Recital
Jo Be Given Thursday
On Thursday evening, February
10th, 8:15 P. M., students of voice,
piano and violin will be presented
in recital in the auditorium of the
Cody Memorial Library.
• The spirit of a school is one of i This is the last student recital
the most valuable parts of an educa-j of the current semester, and one
tion, stated the Rev. R. E. Good- Qf the most varied and interesting
rich, in an interview Thursday. . ..
„ programs of the entire year has
Mr. Goodrich expressed his sur-
prise at the seeming effortlessness! been PrePared’ Many of thuse aP'
place. All th’dudes and dudchesses j with which such radical changes J Pearing' on the program will be
have been made to the buildings on \ performing before a Southwestern
audience for the first time, and
Morris Bratton Heads
In Who’s Who
At a joint meeting of the men’s
and women’s Independent organi-
zations in the Library Auditorium,
January 24, officers were elected
for the coming spring term. A/S
Morris Bratton was again elected
president by acclamation. Other
By JEAN SMITH
Among the faculty members who
have done outstanding work in the
literary and educational fields, are; officers chosen were: Milton Wink-
Dr. Claud Howard and Dr. William ler, vice-president; Mildred Jo
M. Patterson. For their contribu j Rader, secretary-treasurer; Mandy
tions, these men have been listed. Lou King and Emma Ruth Stoker,
in Who’s Who of America. | co-chairmen of the program com-
Dr. Howard, head of the English j
department of this university, re-
fere. The mixtor of pinnafours
and hogtaiLs and loud, plaid
shirts looked real purdy and
up in thar Sunday best. |
Three gallon (A stamp variety, /‘T’"9'„ a"d, wltl1
which the school body has accepted j
stetsons and two-barrel cap pistols these changes. He especially com-1
lended thar charm to th’ atmes-! mended the cheerful attitude of the |
girls even though they have lose I
Mr. Goodrich wished to express |
his appreciation of the response of1
the students to this first war-time;
Thar war th’ best moosick yuh University Preaching Mission.
ever hurd. A new tenderfoot by ------
th’ name of H. Jones and his city Miss Feagin Is HostCSS
slickers played mighty fine; and To Facility 13 Clllb
so did some strangers whose J The Faculty 13 Club of South-
j western University met last Tues-
names war Goodman and his Vir- J
' day evening at the home of Mrs.
ginia Reel Trio, and Chuck Barnet H. e. Stromberg, with Miss Eliza-
and his Meadow Patty Meloriers. j beth Feagin as hostess.
Jest to see evry thing went off ' ^ delightful buffet supper was ; Mazurka ............... Miynarski
served to Misses Iola Bowden, J Richard Cole
Lula Jones, Clare McKeller, Vel ■ jf You Pass Thru My
ma Tisdale, Mary Wilcox, Naomi Garden ................. Kountz
Davis, Elizabeth Riley, Dorothy Elizabeth Knox
friends and strangers who hiked Lancaster, Lucy Belle Morgan, Sonata in G Presto alta
on over war: Bill Stephenson and Roxie Hagopin, Pearl A. Neas,! tadesca...............Beethoven
Mary Kay Wise, Jack Gillum and Im°£Tene McNeill, and the hostess,
Piggie Cunningham, Jim Heffer- ; Mias Fe®B‘n'
j An informal evening was enjoy-
nan and Betty Pat Warthen, Sam ed during which plan^ for the Feb_
Le Tulle and Dorris Yanch, Downs ruary meeting in the form of a
Matthews and Ivon Feaster, Babe Valentine Party at the home of
Pitts and Alice Moerner, Buddy, Lula Jones was completed.
Grimes and Mellie
cording to skedule, Lady Davis
and Lady Wilcox war thar, Lady
Clara LeTulle war thar too. Other
a splendid opportunity is afforded
to hear the work of students of
this important and noted depart-
ment of Southwestern University.
All students appearing are the
pupils of Dean Henry E. Meyer,
Miss Roxie Hagopian, and Muss
Elizabeth Eeagin. The public is
cordially invited to be present at
The program for the evening
Jig ........ Grilles
It wouldn’t be London without a touch of fog, the chime* of Big
Ben, and, today, the uniformed soldiers of half the nations of the vorld.
Members of America s Women’s Army Corps, shown here walking over
• dive, are a popular addition to the London | jene.
Barnett, and Dorothy Hill, James Baskin and
Myers Curtis and Exa Jane Nelms. Bootsie Johnson, and Don Silva
Some others who jest set on th’ j and Clara Louise LeTulle.
fence rail war Louis Spellman and j And thar war sopae who jest set
Ricki Berry, Ellison Crider and1 around and kicked the mesquite
Rose Ann Heck, Colegate Villaret bark Into th’ fire: Big Dick Wil-
and Lois Anne Schnabel, Barney son, Ian Zelllck, Reggie Velozo,
Wilen and Betty Jo Brady, Harold Bob Sneed, Charlie Brown, Bruce
Harding and Thelma Bradshaw, Carter, John Score, ,Ned Akin, Bill j Naids at the Spring
Rodney Meyer, and Mary Louise ^ Stacy, Dudley Foy, Carol Weide-
Barker, Bob Willis and Marilyn meyer, and Charlie Caruth.
White, David Switzer and Jean j By quarter to twelve th’ camp
Courtney, John Way and Aileen fire was jest about spit out, so
Vickers, Chuck Whitehead and we all pulled stakes and went
Betty Jo Quillen, Ken Green and home to hit th’ bunk.
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A Thought Like Music......Brahms
I Love You..................Grieg
Martha Jane Easley
Valse in A minor............Chopin
From the Canebrake.......Gardiver
Rose Marie Colca
Presto from Sonata in f minor. . ..
When I Have Sung My
John Roger Walker
Sonata in A major..........Handel
Andante from Concerto in G.Mozart
Helen Claud Howard
The Joy of Autumn......Mac Do well
Bid Me Discourse............Bishop
Rose Ann Heck
Photographs had been taken of
the war bride and groom, and the
happy pair was assured that
proofs would be sent to them so
that the best might be chosen for
delivery. Some days passed, and
the looked for envelope arrived.
All agog, the young couple
opened the envelope. But instead
of pictures of the bridal party
they were confronted with studies
of a two month old baby.
The bride nearly collapsed. So
did the bridegroom, when, on
looking at the back of one of the
proofs, he read: “Please state
clearly when ordering which size
you want, and how many.”
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human life. Wednesday night, he
treated this last sub Ft f thorough
ly, a.id in a way that applied dir-
ectly to every person in the audi
“Has God a plan for each indi
vidual life?’’ he asked This is an
often debated quest ti. Some
groups, such as the Oxford group,
carried the belief to the extreme,
and believed that He directed even
the smallest happenings.
“Everyone,” says Mr. Goodrich,
"should work to the glory of God.
One’s talents, however small and
insignificant, are worth everything
to God and his work. All services
rank equally in the sight of God.”
Thus, God does have a plan for
every life, although it is but to
work to His glory. Each life must j
count towards God's purpose for j
the universe, that purpose being, |
“justice, peace, and brotherhood.”
In his next talk, fir. Goodrich
carried on the neceaaty of belief
idea. If one believes, then one
must act! If one is thoroughly
convinced of God’s truth, power,
and omnipotence, then one must
attempt to convince others of their
To ease his sories the speaker
spoke next on helping others to j
keep faith. Christianity is passed
on, not from lip to ear, but from
life to life. One’s actions speak
louder than entire sermons. It is
impossible to convince anyone else
of the beauty of the Christian way
of life if we ourselves do not live
it as well as preach it.
It is harder today than it has
ever been to keep faith intact.
During war, it is always easy to
forget, or to lose faith in Him.
It is necessary that each of us be
an example of immovable faith.
Religion does not have to be
worn on the sleeve. If it is really
a part of the Christian man or
Britt To Present
Senior Speech Recital
Miss Louise Britt will be pre-
sented in her senior speech re-
cital, Tuesday evening, February
15 at eight o’clock in the Library
Miss Britt is reviewing an orig-
inal cutting of Sidney Howard’s
three act drama, “The Silver
Cord.” This play was a Pulitzer
prize winner several years ago.
An oral final is required of all j
senior students majoring in speech '
and drama. Miss Britt will grad
uate February 26, 1944.
The speech department of South-
western University cordially in-
vites the public to attend Miss
Britt’s presentation of this drama.
ceived his Ph. D. degree at the
University of Chicago in 1922. lie
also studied in the University of
North Carolina, East Texas Nor-
mal College and Harvard. Dr.
Howard is the author of Origin
and Development of The Dramatic
Monologue, published in 1910, and
Coleridge’s Idealism in Its Rela-
The following week on Jan. 31,
the Girl’s Independent Organiza-
tion met to elect new officers.
They are: Mandy Lou King, presi-
dent; Moye Ann Bratton, vice-
president; anil Phoebe Jane Lott,
Xi Chapter Delta Kappa
Gamma lo Meet Saturday
The Members of Xi Chapter, Delta
tion to Kant and the 17th Century, Kappa Gamma, living in the vicinity
Lorraine Estes has spent the last
several days at home with her par-
ents. Lorraine is a native of Kcrr-
SIGN OF THE TIME: (On that
long abandoned gas station up-
town.) “WE NEVER CLOSE.”
“Where’s the first sergeant?”
“He’s over in the barracks hang-
“Did you cut him down?”
“No—he wasn’t dead yet.”
—Good Fellow Field, Texas.
woman, it will shine forth in his
actions and words. Three points
for a true Christian to follow are:
To be a good example, to let others
know his belief in them, and to
lend his hand in the service to I
guide, comfort, and strengthen.
The church, then, is the greatest
comfort in life.
TRANSLATIONS OF THE
LANGUAGE SPOKEN BY
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Dr. Patterson of the Southwes-
tern Language Department is
known as an author and educator.
He received his Ph D. from Colum-
bia University and has done re i
search and study in Europe. He
has been an instructor at the Uni-
versity of Delaware, Columbia
University and other institutions
of learning. Dr. Patterson is a
noted lecturer on Phonetics. In
1927 28, he was a guest of Colum-
bia University for the purpose of
doing phonetic research. Among
the organizations which he is af
filiated with are Poetry Society
of America; Phi Beta Kappa;
Delta Kappa Epsilon, and the
French Chevalier Legion of Honor.
Besides contributing to articles to
magazines, Dr. Patterson has writ-
ten a book. The Rhyme of Prose.
What to Do About
1944 Car License
Austin, Texas, Feb. 1.—The 48th
Regular Session of the Texas
Legislature, anticipating unusual
conditions due to the scarcity of
materials used in the War Effort,
authorized the State Highway j
Commission to prescribe whatever
type of motor vehicle registration
was available and best suited to
the requirements of the State and
the traveling public for the 1943
The Texas Highway Commission
on January 18, 1944, passed an or
der prescribing for the 1944 reg
istration year, which begins April
1, 1944, two metal tabs 2”x2”
bearing the designation of the
State, year and an identification
serial number. The tabs must be
used in connection with the 1942
plates which must be retained
throughout the 1944 registration
year. The same procedure applies
to vehicles which are required to
have but one license place except
that one tap is prescribed and the
one 1942 license plate must be
The Highway Commission has
also ordered that the 1!>44 tab or
tabs be securely fastened to the
1942 plates in such a manner as
to be clearly visible. On all motor
vehicles for which two tabs are
issued, one shall be attached to the
front license plate and one to the
rear license plate.
The Highway Commission has
made every effort to comply with
the request of the Federal Gov
emment for conservation of criti-
cal materials and both the steel
and paint used in manufacturing
the 1944 tabs were obtained from
stocks on hand before Pearl Har
bor. All motor vehicle owners in
Texas are earnestly requested to
cooperate by applying 1944 regis-
tration insignia in the manner
of Georgetown, will meet in the
i homo of Miss Annie Purl Saturday
j afternoon, Feb. 12, at 3 o’clock. Four
prospective members have been in-
vited to tlio meeting.
I Mrs. Ruth Ferguson will address
the group on the subject. ‘ Policies
] of Delta Kappa Gamma.” This will
bo followed by a social hour which
will ho in the nature of a Valentine
lAJUcU If au. Buy tyJitlt
“Sparks,” the radio operator, has
sent his final message from another
U-boat victim. The lifeboats are
pulling away from the doomed ves-
sel as millions of dollars’ worth of
food, supplies and munitions settle
to the ocean bottom in another al-
lied catastrophe in the Battle of
Millions of dollars’ worth of ma-
terial that was p^d for by the dol-
lars we saved and Invested Ih War
Bonds. Thousands of man hours
have been lost.
We ean have but one answer:
work harder, save more and Invest
more frequently in War Bonds.
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