The Megaphone (Georgetown, Tex.), Vol. , No. 27, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 4, 1948 Page: 1 of 6
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Weekly Publication of Texas’ Oldest University
TUESDAY, MAY 4, 1018
SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY HONOR SYSTEM
HEARTILY APPROVED BY FACULTY AND TRUSTEES
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* NEWS OF THE DAY
* By Bena Taylor *
Since Stassen lias shown him-
self victorious in the primaries
thus far, both Dewey and Taft
are beginning to take him seri-
ously and adopt “Stop Stassen”
as their slogan. At the present
time lie is top man on the Repu-
blican vote-getting list. Still ahead
are the primaries in Ohio on May
4 and in Oregon on May 21. Ohio
is Sen»tor_Taft’s home state. At
the present time 'he is third in
the race for the Republican no-
Governor Dewey is fast losing
his prestige. He did not get epen
one delegate in the Wisconsin pri-
mary. In spite of efforts to get
the nomination for General Mc-
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What's this? One of Southwestern’s new buildings? It
might he, from the new look Ike eo-eds out front have. Bui you’re
vroiig. This was one of Southwestern's new buildings way hack when.
This is a picture of tie old Annex, girls’ dormiti ry, that horned quite
a number of years ago.
Yes, it seems to have been quite a place, but it was probably
rather inconvenient compared with the monern girls’ dormitory,
Vaura Kuykendall Hall, now on the campus. Just think, girls, it the
annex had not burned you might still he living in it!
Seeing this building, one is reminded of the stories heard
from those people who were here when the Annex burned. One in
particular seemed very amusing, but probably not so to the co-ed'
involved. The only bhing she took with her when she left the burning
building was her new hat.
• , - The cornerstone, of the Annex forms part of the stoi|ie bench
in front of the library, in case you have never noticed. The corner-
stone and a picture is all that is left of the old Annex, together with
memories shared by those who remember. _
Doin’s For Datin’
Pi Gamma Mu picnic ami ini-
tiation, 5:00 to S:<U).
Senior Recital: Nettie Ruth
Brucks, Main Auditorium, 8:00
Ministerial Association Ban-
ruei, Barnett’s Cafe, 5:00 to
Delta Zeta Formal, West Gym-
nasium,. 8:00 to 11:00.
Zeta Tau Alpha Picnic and
Hayrido, San Gabriel Park, 0:00
to 1 1 ail).
Organ Recital: Mary Lynn
Webb. First Methodist Church,
3OH) j). in.
Possibilities Se en
ONE CHANGE TO BE DISCUSSED BY
S. U. FACULTY AND STUDENT SENATE
The students of Southwestern
University voted in l’avor of the j
proposed Honor System in the
election held in the Administra- i
lion Building on April 24. Approx- j
imately 55 or GO percent of tho
student body voted, with seventy-
two percent of the votes going for
the Honor System and twenty-i
eight percent against it.
The faculty and b'e Hoard of j
Trustees of Southwestern Uni-
versity heartily approved the I
plan with one exception, which is
to include all outside work in tho ■
system as well as the tests and
examinations given during class
The final approval of the plan
is pending an agreement between
the faculty committee and the
Indent senate as to the above-
’When the changes are made in
the Honor System after a meet-
ing of the Student Senate and the
faculty committee, the plan will
have to he presented to tiie stu-
dents again for approval.
opinion, Migs Bell Fe«xiured
In Junior Recital
Meyer . of the
S U. DELEGATES ATTEND
PAN AMERICAN CONVENTION
S. C .A. Delegates
The Spring Conference of the
Student Christian Association,
South Texas Section,' was held at
Camp Idlewilde, Comfort, Texas,
• from April 16 through April 18.
From Southwestern, two delegat-
es, Wallace Cnyard and John Yea-
man, attended the three-day ses-
sion. bringing hack this report of
the Sectional Conference meet-
The general purpose of the con-
ference was to formulate ques-
tions the students felt to be most
vital on their respective campus-
es, which, in turn, will be submit-
ted to the Southwest Regional
Confeuence meeting in the sum-
'mer at Camp (Jlassen. During the
conference, Wallace Caysard,
Southwestern / delegate and mem-
ber of the Southwestern S. C. A.
Cabinet, was elected as chairman
of the World Student Christian
The two addresses made dur-
ing the conference were given by
the Rev. William Lovely. First
"Unitarian Church, San Antonio,
and the Rev. Frank Boutwell, Di-
rector of 'Wesleyan Foundation,
Sam Houston State Teachers Col-
lege, Huntsville, Texas. Business
and discussion sessions covered
such topics as tke various student
movements, association proceed-
ures, elections of representatives,
and summer projects.
Also listed on the agenda were
hours devoted appropriately to
recreation, worship, and good
meals. Both delegates return to
Southwestern on Sunday, April
18, ' with enthusiastic reports on
the Camp Idlewilde Conference.
Mr. John D. Richards, choir di-
April 28 until April 30, in Still-
' water, Oklahoma, where he at-
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Miss Lucy Belle Morgan of bhe
Spanish Department and four de-
legates from the Pan Ameiican
Dr. E. H. Steelman addressed
the Inter-City Association of
Missions at the First Baptist
Church in Austin, Friday evening,
April 23. Miss Betty Geppert,
daughter of Mrs. Eunice C. Gep-
pert, is president of the organi-
For his talk on “God’s Love for
the World”, Dr. Steelman used
the Book of Jonah as the back-
The Men’s Quartet of the First
Baptist Church sang two num-
bers, “Love’s Old Sweet Song”
and, very appropriately, “For God
So Loved the World”.
Refreshments were served after
At the last meeting of the Joint
Life Service Group op April 23,
Mr. Clore of Dallas was the
speaker. Mr. Clore, the executive
secretary of the Goodwill Indus-
tries of Dallas, delivered an un-
usually interesting address on a
topic about which few of the
average college Btudents are not
as well informed as they should
Mr. Clore presented the found-
ing, purposes, and the excellent
work which Goodwill Industries
throughout the nation, are doing,
speaking more especially about
thfe Goodwill Industries in Dallas.
Goodwill Industries today are
meeting need regardless of color
or creed by giving the handicap-
ped people whom they employ
not charity, but a chance. Mix
Clore explained' how' these indus-
tries afford occupational positions
Forum at Southwestern Univer-
sity attended the Pan American
Conference in Austin on Friday
and Saturday, April 23 and 24.
Those delegates attending were
Ann Parr, Vashti Smith, Char-
lotte Hyde and Pat Lane.
The meeting opened Friday at
noon at the Dnskiil Hotel. The
meeting was presided over by
Carlos Brito, President, from
Brownsville high school. Friday
night there was a banquet for
which everyone dressed in Span-
ish costumes. Alter tiie banquet
there was a fiesta in the Driskill.
A luncheon Saturday noon con-
cluded the program for the con-
Miss Morgan Attends
57th D. A. R. Congress
Miss Lucy Belle Morgan has
just returned from Washington,
D. C. where she served as a dele-
gate to the 57th Continental Con-
gress of bhe Daughters of the
American Revolution. Miss Mor-
gan was accompanied by her sis-
ter, Mrs. Mills from Del Rio who
is also a D. A. R., and her niece,
Over 2,000 delegates attended
the congress, which began April
16 and extended through the 23rd.
Over 1,000 of these delegates were
Highlights of bhe trip included:
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'New Megaphone Flag
Have you noticed the MEGA-
PHONE’S f a ce - li f t i n g ? The
brand-new flag (the Megaphone
at top of page—to you) in the last
two ir.sues of the MEGAPHONE
is due to the efforts of one Jim
Jim is a freshman pre-med stu-
dent from Beaumont, Texas. He
entered Southwestern last Sept-
ember* having heard of this uni-
Vocal Meet at Oklahoma A A M.
He was one of the judges in the
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vices, industrial opportunities, re-
habilitation progrnms, and religi-
versity while on a tour of duty
with the United States Naval Ser-
Si gon n
fraternity, is a member of the
Pirate Band, and Pat McNallen’s
By Grady Walton
Betty Pace. S. U. student and
former full time worker in one of
the^ stronger world government
organizations, presented a very
real^tjc view of the possibilities
of achieving world government in
speaking to the regular meeting
of the International Relations Club
Monday night, April 26. After a
brief talk she opened the meeting
for a discussion which brought
out many of bhe obstacles in .
path of such a world government
which many thoughtful students
of government agree must be had
if there is going to be a lasting
Sentiment in favor of world
government is growing through-
out the world, with the movement
si:owing its greatest strength in j
Miss Nettie Ruth Bracks will
ho presented in her senior recital
on Friday, May 7, at 8:00 p. m.
in the main auditorium.
For the first part of her pro-
gram, Miss Brucks will present
“Suite in G Minor” by Handel.
The four parts are “Allemande”,
“Menuet”, “Sarabande”, and “Pas-
accaille”. This suite was written
for the harpsichord and trans-
cribed for piano by the American
composer, Arthur Whitting.
Second on Miss Brack's pro-
gram is “Phantasia Op. 17” by
Schumann, composed of “Allegro”,
“Maestos” and “Lento”. This is
a beautiful example of a combi-
nation of passionate emotion and
calm serenity. The Schumann me-
lody is, as usual, romantic and
Miss Brucks will play two of
Chopin’s compositions, “Etude
Op. 10 No. 2” and “Etude Op. 10
No. 1”. The Etudes were written
by Chopin as technical studies,
but they have become famous as
Miss Brucks will conclude her
program with Dehussy’s “Gardens
in bhe Rain”, Rachmaniniff’s
“Prelude Op. 23” and “The Jug-
gler” by Toch. The Debussy “Gar-
dens in the Rain” is very impre-
sionistic and exemplifies clearly
the composer’s style. The “Pre-
lude” shows the orchestral inter-
est of Rachmaninoff, and the de-
licate melodies are very sweet.
“The Juggler”, by the contem-
porary, Ernest Toch, written in
modern style, is filled with inter-
est and surprises.________
The ushers for Miss Bracks’ re-
cital will be Miss Barbara Leon
and Miss Elmina Bell.
Euri'pe. A recent public
foil has shown I hat 70' .
people of the United Mlaios fa
vor some form of world govern- ; Dean lienrv
; lent. Foreign Minister Hevin of Sehooi of t me Aids presented
Fuginuu lias olTrurly endorsed' l.knina Fell in bet Juniin
lie principle involved and more] K‘-'i-itn 1 on Tuesday evening,
ilia ; 100 members of the British ’ April 27, ai . ■ 1.
Parliament have endorsed ii. Seat- j .
tered throughout the world, there j * ,l * ’*•'s 111 L1 l1 a,v
are thirty-eight, countries having j "ig a degree of refinement and
organized movements with the | control of touch which is highly
goal of a single government for commendable. “The Maiden’s
the world to which tiie various
nations woulid surrender ipuch of
their national sovereignty. In bhis
country a few senators and con-
gressmen have introduced legis-
lation calling for a world govern-
ment* but the vast majority of
them are reluctant to endorse such
a policy because of the lack of I |jn Sospiro (A Sign), Liszt.
Wish” by Chopin-Liszt, The De-
bussy “Reflections on the Water”
and the “Etude in F” by Chopin
were particularly praiseworthy.
The program was as follows:
Variations in C Minor, Beethoven.
The greatest obstacle in the way
of world government is the U. S. S.
R. Without that power in such a
government it would be incom-
plete. However, it is not necessary
to wait for the development of
sentiment in Russia in favor of
world government. If such a
course were followed, it is likely
, . , i ; | loeoata, Khachaturian,
trait a world government would j
never become a reality. At least
it would be long delayed.
The Maiden’s Wish, Chopin-Liszt.
Etude in F Major, Chopin.
Reflections in the Water, Debussy.
The Main With the Flaxen Hair,
La Maripososa (The Butterfly),
| The ushers were Nettie Ruth
I Bracks and Barbara Leon.
South western’s Bindery Occupies
Part 01 New Publications Building
By Victor IJil Uttar
Southwestern Universi'y has
iis own bindery, which is some-
hung that a lot of students here
probably did not know. IT is locat-
ed in one of the ha'k rooms of
Tie new building directly behind
I he Administration Building, and
it is being operated by Mrs. F. E.
Gaupp, who says, “I’ve been, here
a year and a half, and during that
time I’ve done tv lot of hard work”.
To illustrate bhe fact that it is
hard work, here are some of the
facts and figures.
The bindery binds all bhe maga-
zines for the library and repairs
and rebinds all the books that
need it. During this one year and
a half, Mrs. Gaupp has bound over
1100 magazines and over 280 new
books (which, by bin* way, is a
painstaking process), and made
over 1050 repairs.
Years ago, Mrs. Gaupp says,
when the bindery was still in the
Administration Building, the op-
erators had a lot of trouble with
rats. It seems that the pesky crea-
tures had developed a great, lik-
ing for the glue or the cloth, and
consequently chewed the backs
out of a lot of the hooks that were
around—their insides literally be-
ing full of outsides.
The new binderyv has no such
problem now, hut is running
smoothly under the supervision of
MRS. GAUPP IN BINDERY
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