The Megaphone (Georgetown, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 15, Ed. 1 Friday, February 10, 1950 Page: 2 of 4
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Friday, February 1(), 1950
ifltudent Business Manager .......................................Harvey McDonald
^B^orts Editor ............................................................................................ Blitz Griffin
Society Editor..................................................................................... Marlee Baker
fJolumnists ......................................._............. C. E. Anderson, John Manley
H'*Cartoonist ...........-..............-................—............................................— Parker Folse
h. Staff Writers ................................................. Parker Folse, Joyce O’Neal
Staff Assistants..............Ruth Anderegg, Sid Cole, Tom Toleman,
Maryneal Jackson, Joyce Terry, Mary fyja^ney
Business Manager ............................................................................M. Howard Knox
jSponsor ...........-.....................................-.................................................Angus Springer
Member INTKKCXH.I4GOIATE PRESS
Published by the Students’ Association of Southwestern
University, Georgetown, Texas, .issued weekly during the school year,
except vacation peiiods aw'. holidays. Entered at the post-office at
Georgetown, Texas, as second class mail matter, Sept. 20, 1U06, under
special provisions of the act of M^rch 3, 1879, and accepted for mailing
at special rate pf postage provided for in Section 1103, Act of Oct.
3, 1917, authorized Aug. 20, 1918.
The Editor Speaks
Here we go again. For many of us this semester marks finis to
our college careers and soon we mu6t venture forth from our shelter-
ed and happy life here and face the well-known cold, cruel world.
I've heard a lot of people here and there talking about how glad they’ll
be to get out of school and how hum-drum and dreary the old place
la. Let's stop for a minute and take a good look. Where else and
when else will we meet and know so many fine young men and women,
where will we find an educated and interested group of mature men
and women always on hand to give us help and guidance with our
problems, and where else will we be able to do, for the most part, what
we want to do, when we want to do it. These and countless other
things seem to prove, to me anyway, that the years spent here at
Southwestern are "the best years of our lives.”
This Friday evening the third in the University Lyceum Series will
[ cqme t° stage in the form of Robert Rounseville, a handsome young
tenor from the New York City Center Opera Company. The response
to the first two artists of the Series was very poor and it certainly
seems a shame to me. Several excellent artists have come to South-
|fi>. western to perform and they have usually presented their program to
a certain group of 50 or 60 discerning and intelligent men and women
who can appreciate and enjoy good entertainment. Mr. Rounseville
has enjoyed a varied career and should present a program which will
be enjoyable to all, no matter what their musical tastes may be. Why
not give It a try—I don’t believe you’ll be sorry you did.
There probably comes a time in the life of mpst college newspaper
editors when they feel that the best way, out is suicide- This generally
occurs when the editor finds that all those people who were going to
i ; help write and edit the paper just never did get around to it. In the
$ of the Megaphone some four or five sturdy and dependable (they,
ye to be sturdy to write a whole page pf copy) students put out
1 the paper single-handedly. It puts a mighty heavy load on the faithful
fear and an even heavier load on Ernest and John Meitzen, who ptft
Tfrell, the Barba s««jn to h*v*
some big plans afoot tty8 jester
—big plans. In fact they are nearly
monstrous and to product
more benefit to the members than
a bug fight. The programs at the
regular meetings, according to one
LA. Boone (of Lexington, Ky.7).
are going to be something wondrous
to behold. Perhaps they will gain
more attention than esteemed pres-
i ident Robert Davis Joiner does,
shouting himself lioatBe above the
Many Independents are beginning
to wonder Just who this O. Morri-
son Woods is. It must take brains
tp figure opt proposals as ontland-
lh as the one made at the last meet-
Special attention is caUed to toe
excellent work done by Miss E.
Marie Satterwhite and close associ-
ate, B. C. (Headache Powders) Gal-
loway. What would the council do
without them to make announce-
ments and take up—Don’t shoot!
I’ll pay!—dues? Notice how secre-
tary-like Miss S. looks in her new
Hear ye, all Barbs! This organiza-
tion must awake! What it needs is
more loyal members to attend meet-
ings and pay the before-mentioned
nominal fee. Any entertainment pre-
sented on a large scale has to he
backed by lots of that good green
material, and everyone knows that
it is worth it. One who stoPB to
think must realize that nowhere
else can he get so much for so little
as at any ope of the numerous ac-
tivities sponsored by the Independ-
ents in the Spring Semester.
Barbs know who they are. Do
they want their pictures in the An-
nual? If sc .ey should sign up with
the council who, sadly, cannot
think of ail the names. After all, the
members are responsible for the
council they elected, so all they can
do is to support it now and get it
quietly away to North Austin when
all this (sob!) work is over.
Support is the main thing need-
ed for the basketball team, too. In
fact, a good Independent should be
a good supporter of his organization
in all its phases. This sounds like a
fpundation advertisement, and it
Is! Therefore, everyone please take
note, take time, give money, give
three cheers, and the Barbs will do
wonders this semester.
paper ipto print. I’m sure there are a lot of talented people on O* 1 ¥ O T J ¥ *1 \T
the cgippus who could, if they would, write for the Megaphone. How k51iK? mjSIlLj JjlDIjtiry iY 0168
about letting me hear from you.
And speaking of hearing from you—we want to start a couple of
new features in the Megaphone, one of which would be a “Letters to
the Editor” column. Most folks usually have,something they’d like to
unload on our broad hacks. We really would like to hear what you
k about the Megaphone, what cpuld be done to improve it, and
we might increase reader interest. We’ll try to answer yopr
i, welcome your suggestions, and maybe even salve your prpb-
(There are some pifetty smart people on the staff, the editor ex*
luded). Just address your letters to the Editor, S. U. Station. Let
iHdar from you. /V:
Elaine La Blond
Mary Kuhn Rountree
Sue Gilmore. Sue had the mis-
fortune of contacting chicken pox
which kept her out of action for a.
Tommie Duncan, Sylvia Kolodzie
Exchange Vows In DouWe Ring Cere.
Of interest to the pqmjpps was The usher* were Bob Afontgom-
tfc® recent wedding of Tommie cry, Ray mom1 Smith, Tommy
Duoc$n, a former stwf®nt ofW^af, Jimmy Holbrook, and Pee
Southwestern University, and Wee Dragoo.
Sylvia Jean Kolodzie, a student of The wedding date had a special
Sap htorcoa State College- The meaning to the bride. *« announced
ceremony was solemnized uf the by tltf gfoom qt the toWP.tlP.h to.l-
Fir»t fdethodtet Church in Three lowing the ceremony, in thgt it
Rivers, the home of the birde, the was the wedding qpqlversary of
Rev. Parrish reading the vows, her parents.
The church was softly illunpi- The guest book at the reception
nated by four eatherdral candela-was presided over by Mrs. Joe R.
bra. Frank Smith of San Marcos Kolodzie and Mrs. Raymond Smith.
State College sang "Because,” Miss The double layered wedding
Marilyn Jones, also of San Mar- cake was topped by a miniature
cos State College, sang "Always,” bride and groom surrounded by an
The bride chose as her maid of illusion lattice wofk. Mrs. Ezra
honor Miss Patricia Montgomery, Adams, the bride’s sister, cpt the
with her attendants Misses Bar- cake.
barg Brown, Leatrice Garrison, On the opposite end of the table
Patrick?. Machem, L-uto Edwards, from the pske wa* toe crystal
and Mrs. Betty Smith. The groom's punch service, presided over by
best man was William David Misses Leatrice Garrison and Pa-
Ifolodzie, the bride’s brother. trick*. Montgomery.
BAIN AND SHINE COTTONS
Do Fade Out
In a aidden comer of her room
t*ae dreary, dateless day last Dec-
ember. Susie Southwestern kneeled
pa one gnee humbly, folded both
hands hopefully, and appealed to
the heavens. "Only three wishes have
I,*’ she pleaded, "to pass, so I won’t
be afraid to go home; to save some
money, so Lean get there; and to
have more men on this campus, so
I’ll be inspired to come back next
semester.” Having thus emptied her
soul, she put away her knitting
needles with a domestic little smile
and dashed to the Biology lab where
a frog was waiting.
Susie wanted what every girl
wants—men: wb° know qiftwy
was only made to buy corsages and
the telephone was only Invented to
bo used to get Saturday night (fates.
Men everywhere — opening doors,
carrying books, murmuring compli-
ments. On hearing Susie’s prayer the
Celestial Court sent a special deliv-
ery letter to the Registrar’s Office
for additional males, and twenty-
one handsome ones were flown to in-
habit Southwestern’s campus. Knit-
ting needles instantly began to click
and embroidery patterns to flash.
Hope chests became quite hopeful.
Susie, wearing her reddest lipstick
and sweetest perfume, is happy. The
Registrar’s Office, having some new
t names on their lists, is triumphant.
Spring is about to stamp her ap-
proval on the whole project. There’s
a bright look for the future!
V 9 V V
Cotton coats for fair or cloudy days. Pifslgper Bbfuile' lasnin por-
rowed from the Hpr Bast tty>' coolie coat Mfh Its trog fastenings
and slashed seams. It’s In cotton print with touches of black vel-
vet at the mandarin collar and deem Her cotton raincoat, lined
in dotted cotton, boasts real coin purse pockets.
It is w*U to make up year mind
that nothing In this world is ever
settfed . . . except temporarily.
Shell floral Co.
Greenhouses and Miop
'X ' i \. At
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i - - f. ■
Washing - Polishing - Greasing
Across from Post Office
Ml &-Mu- ■
Remember some «ped*l occasion
Get peer flowers at
Thomas Floral and
Bonded T. D. 8.
603 B. 7th at., Phone 182
8. U. Representative —
Make Pur Your
1 EVERY SHOE EERVICi
t V ' v».*'4*.
iby MARYNEAL JAOKBON
There is very little to report from
Oody Memorial this week except
that a new term seems to have done
more than the new year in the way
of making the student librarians
realize their responsibilities.
last semester ft seems there ^U|
sprae "carelessness" on the part pf
tom#, 41 a#* to® wk-
ers. This semester, so far, promises
t(> h* different. Certainly it is to
the advantage of everyone if it is
tfuo that th® librarians Ikto® at last
decided tp *#t«S dopp and work in
This is no place for a sermon on
responsibility- TWs is not Intended
to hff such. The one fact that too as-
sistants seem 1)0 fpeg#t at tomes is
that if Southwestern University
wants them to wjj# P# #w»toW
enough to aid them flnQipfolly jh
getting it, then the least they can
dp is the work assigned. No one
wants to h# an tourato. L»tin*88.
carelessness, and lapk considera-
tion of to® rights of Others at# to®
main Qoqhdbntiixg factors.
It has been brought to to# atten-
tion of the person In charge several
times that certain assistants' are
doing otoar totofs tow top Fprk
assigned. Sufficient to say hfSto th#t
ft f* tp tom adyaqtag# ur
earned for the work to he carried
on in on officiant manner this sem-
ester. This Is not a tor®4*, to 1* Just
a reminder;'and it applies to, and fs
a concern of everyone on the staff.
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.the winners will each receive 6500
for all rights.
Previous contest winners have
been anthologized In annual collec-
tions of the year’s best short stories,
MADEMOI8ELLE reports. These
include one 1946 winner, written by
Sue Kuehn, Wellesley Collage, ’47,
Which reprintod to the “O. Henry
Prize Stories of 1947,” and a 1948
winner, ''‘Jerry,” hy Laura Hunter
qf Columbia University, whiph was
reprinted in “Best Short Stymies,
Stories submitted f» the 1950 con-
test maybe 3,000 to 5,000 wards in
length. They should be typewritten
on one side of paper only, and ac-
companied by contestant’s clearly
marked name, home address, college’
address, college year. Stories which
have previously appeared in under-
graduate publications are accept-
able if to#y to)*® not bpen publ^ed
MADRMQISELI#l’s editor* will
Jodg# aff atorito. Their decision yill
be final. , y.
Entries must be postmarked n#
later than pddnlght, April 15. 1950,
and addressed to the College Fiction
Contest, i0 MADEMOISELLE, 122
Bast 42 Street, New York, 17, New
York. . r.
MADEMOIBELLB assumes no res-
ponslbility for manuscripts and will
return only those accompanied by a
stamped, self-addressed envelope.
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Mu^ Slud^s Attend
Okie cto Mineral
Georgetown High School muai®
To anptoed, he persletont in en-
deaver as a. uUtolMr U in growing.
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Plastic 3eat Cover8
Phi Mu News
At last, we can relax—the grades
are out and we now know the good
or bad news. Apparently the Phi
Mus did all right, we haven’t seen
any long faces.
Mid-semester was traveling time j
for a few of us. Marilee Munger
went to Big D with Barbara Nash,
Pat Traylor and Nancy Foster
went to Palestine, and Ruth Hub-
bard and Jo Jo Roberts gave
Uvalde a whirl.
You know, you just can’t tell
what will happen nexf, Clara Jo
Dyche came hack with a beautiful
engagement ring from ‘‘Freddie
fieth”. Now that I think about it,
fhgt just might he the reason she
has Required so many left-handed
habits lately. With ring like
that, we cfon’t blame/her. We also
fOhnd opt that Barbara Jaqips and
pm Hartley have made plans for
(heir wedding on £.p,rll 7. Oiir best ‘
wishes to “M°o Noo” and Bill.
All was sheer estusy for moat of Ye S- U.ers the past week, what
with the big between semester break, but for some of the less fortunate
students on the campus, it was just another week, another seven days
of the same old grinci.
Leading the list in this tale of woe and spiritual travail ar? the
four girls lucky enough to be in the front office. The MORGAN sis-
ters, LA DORIS and NELDA held down the President’s outer sanc-
tum, while PEGGY BRYAN and FRANCES MELTON were in the ad-
joining office, helping keep the registrar’s business on an even keel.
But they shouldn’t have min (fed too much. There was another
group of students, mostly of the opposite sex, that had to remain on
tlw campus also. Coach POTTENGER’S Basketball Squad had the
qqietus put on their roaming feet weeks ago. Coach made it plain
that the bounds of the court was to be the locus of their wander lust.
The boys were HERMAN HUMBLE. HAYWOOD SIMMS, AU-
BREY BOOZER, JOE EDWARDS, BILL BREED, DON BYERLY,
L$SltoP W£ST, MYRON DEES. Course, there was STIX PENNING-
TON aud PAUL RADER, but they don’t qualify for the crying towel
team. They Hvp her£. On spcqnd thought, maybe they should be made
co-captain’s of the towel feq1*1-
And CAHOL BURTON got coirailed into the print shop. The
plaee jqst coqldn’t get along without him, even for a week, so there
The unsung heroes of the campus, the matrons, were hqre four
Square, riding herd on their phantom herds. Matrons SMITH,
BRIDGES, WILLIAMS, & CORNWELL had everything under control.
With the help of DOC, of course.
Then there was REULENE STANSELL holding forth three times
a day over the chow circuit. Whiped up some mighty tasty dishes, we
The small but elite group that calls other nations than Texas
their home hollered calf rope to geography. Just couldn’t get enough
miles under their feet to get home and back. Leading these globe
trotting students was BARNEY JANOWSKI from Poland, closely
followed by BYRON GRIFFIN, who, we hear, is currently calling
South America his home. MARGIE FERNANDEZ was buffaloed by
New Yo.rk, SUZETTE IRVIN threw in the towel in favor of the West
I Coast, Los Apgeles to be exact, and DICK WERNER was fouled by
The lt-Can-BeDonc Dept.: Clyde Woods and Bob Messer both
racked up a flat 95 in Biology under Czerna. Shades of St. Darwin!
Signs of the Timps, Old age: when a person walks around the spot
of clear ice on the sidewalk rather than slide across it.
Famous Last Words.
‘Think I’ll sign up for English under
The Every-Dog-Has-Its-Day Dept.: Beaver Hollingsworth, who’s
been directing toe Junior choir the First Methodist Church, put her
little charges through their paces before the Bishop last Sunday. Sang
right pretty, too!
Rumor has it that two of the Campusites are to assume a modicum
of professional dignity soon. Sloppy Landrum is to officiate at the
wedding of two ex-campusites, Howard Young and Mildred Elliot. The
other exponent of dignity is Bruce Galloway, Bishop, that is, who is
to tie the knot between his brother, Neal, and chick Fran Duff.
Wito toe grades out and a new
semester sta r ting, we have really
touruf UUt to*1 fttoto a bit of study-
ing fa in order- So, off I go to the
Old grfud—see you later.
I overheard a junk peddler talk-_
ing to a young fellow just now. Ho
said: "Never get discouraged. I
started with nothin’ . . . now I got
a pushcart of my own.”
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