The Rambler (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 15, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 13, 1962 Page: 1 of 6
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JUDGE GEDRGE W. ARMSTRONG LIBRARY
TEXAS WESLEYAN COLLEGE
FORT WORTH, TEXAS, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1962
Dr. Bellah Announces
Spring Musical Cast
TEN GERMAN STUDENTS line up for picture-taking. They arrived at TWC for the spring semes-
ter, where they will take courses for four and a half months and then go into business and in-
dustry. Top row, left to right, Karl Swoboda, Eberhardt Jackh, Ulnch Knoller, Frank Elirich and
Richard Hinner. Frorjf row, left to right, Jochen Ziernke, Reinhard Schanze, Jurgen Thewes,
Harry Liedk.p and Wilderich Votf Bodman. 'i Staff,.,Photo by David Seal
German Students Get Acquai nted
With Texas Via^Jeans, Barbers
Getting acquainted with Ameri-
can customs and classes is keep-
ing ten German students active, in
addition to sightseeing and study-
... +4. Some have adopted the "typical"
dress of the American boys—blue
jeans. Others have had "burr hair-
cuts. Noticing a short haircut on
0 one of the students, German stu-
dent Harry Liedke approached
him and said, "I see you also
went to that barber who does not
Basketball games and social club
presentations are "old hat" to TWC
students but not to these students
. who arrived for the spring semes-
On their arrival at the bus ter-
minal they were the first to spot
a "cowboy" standing , at the bag-
gage desk. One -a^ked if it were
true that in Texas there are twen-
ty million cows and twenty million
people. The Fat Stock Show was
being held at that time and they
were able to see many "cowboys"
before the week was over.
The students, who are highly
trained young businessmen, will
spend Wz months on an internship
program at TWC, followed by 14
months ofTiilltime employment in
business or industry before return-
ing to Germany.
The Carl Duisberg Society of
Cologne, West Germany, establish-
ed the program at TWC in 1960.
Other colleges in the United States
that have participated in the pro-
gram are DePauw University, the
University .-of Cincinnati, Willa-
mette University, the University of
Redlands, Antioch College and
The students are: Frank Ell-
rich, from Berlin; Richard Hinner,
Troppau; Everhard "Flip" Jaekh,
from Bremen; Ulrich "Uly" Knol-
ler,1 Bochum; Reinhard Schanze,
Frankfort; Karl Swoboda, Essen;
Jurgen Thewes, Cologne; Wilderich
"Whit" Von Bodman. Westphalia;
Dr. Donald Bellah, chairman of
the division of fine arts, has an-
nounced the v cast for the annual
spring musical, Flower Drum Song.
Dates for the musical are March
8, 9, 10, 1G and 17.
The musical will be directed by
Mr. Mason Johnson, instructor of
speech-drama. Mr. Johnson is also
doing the choreography for the
show. '•* .»
Mr. Cecil Cole', ' instructor of
speech-drama, is working on the
sets for the musical and Mr. Henry
Whiddon, assistant professor of
art, is designing sketches of scen-
ery to be used in the show.
Members of the cast and their
roles are as follows: Miss Eva
Lena Harrington, Madame Liang;
Jack Thomson, Wang San; Devon
Hamilton, Wang Ta; Don Dove,
Wang Chi Yank; John Garza, Sam-
my Fong and Bob Price, Dr. Li.
Other cast members are: Miss
Pat Stead, Mei Li; Miss Joy Gar-
" rett, Linda Low; Mrs. Olyve Ab-
bott, Helen Chao: Lewis March-
banks, Frankie Wing (Commodore
Low); Miss Judy yJohnson, the
nightclub singer; Roy Brafjg^ld,
Dr. Lu Fong and Miss Patti Jo Pat-
terson, Madam Fong.
This year the dancers will also
sing. The girl jjj^cers are Misses
Patti Day, Sherry DavenjTort. 4£tty"
Harrison, Linda Baldridge, Pat
Yaap, Sharon Klepper, Beverly
Wilson and Jerrilyn Cotton.
The bov dancers are Jerry Sea-
Six of them visited the Student man> Sid*HoUeman, Tom McCahn,
Senate meeting last Thursday even- Dkk Hoagj Bart Le6i Eddje park.
ing to become better informed on Ronnie Waller and Marvin
The girl singers for the produc-
tion are Misses Linda Griffin,
Sharon Collins, Neda Kay Mackey,
Judy Johnson and Elizabeth Yeatts.
Bqy singers a¥fe Richard Martin,
Mike Ferreil, David Erskine, Hu-
bert Hunt, Jimmy Miller, Royce
I sham and Bill Green.
Children cast in the roles of
children in the musical are Tia
Taylor, Bobby Hittson, "Muscles"
Lowry. Jennifer Lowry and Deb-
orah Debusk. ^
Rehearsals are under way and a
schedule of this week's remaining
rehearsals^ppears on page.,.l.
Jochen Ziemke, Hanover, and Lied-
Man, Seeks To Gain
Vote of The People
Colonial Dames Host
Contest on America
The National Society of the Co-
lonial Dames of America is con-
ducting an' essay contfest which
will net the first-place winner a
$2,000 prize, and the second-place!
There will be five • honorable
.mentions of $100 each.
Title of the essay should be "Pa-
The contest is open to all third-
and fourth-year undergraduate stu-
dents of accredited universities and
All entries arc to consider and
discuss the following points: J.
The philosophy of the founding
^Fathers" o£ the U.S.A. in draw-
ing~~rrps. tfie Constitution; 2. The
"Bill"of Sights" and its privileges
and limitations; 3. The individual's
obligations "to a government whffch
derives its just power froYn the con-
sent of the governed;" 4. Can an in-
dividual's actions affect the for-
tunes of a nation? 5. From the
same period, give an example of a
nation whose fortunes were ad-
versely affected by general indif-
ference to patriotic ideals; 6. Com-
ment on "I was'born an American:
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A x-etired school teacher who at-
tended TWC when it was still Poly-
technic College visited the campus
Tivis Nelson, 72, travels the
country at his own expense to
champipi?1 the movement to abol-
ish the electoral college.
He has crusaded across the Con-
tinental United States for sup-
port of the movement to put the
presidential election on a regular
Nelson backs his arguments with
facts and figures With his book,
Presidential Elections of The Unit-
ed States Of America. The $ook is
a history of the electoral vote.
Mr. Nelson donated 50 of these
books to the Judge George W. Arm-
During his days at Polytechnic
College in 1907, Nelson said stu-
dents didn't eat between classes as
they do now at the SUB.
"We didn't have ahy money," he
He and a preacher friend worked
to earn spending money by deliver-
ing the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Finally, the preacher decided it
wasn't right to work on Sunday
morning. He and Nelson got a job
carrying fire wood for the girls'
dorm, Ann Waggoner Hall.
"Thai was more fun," he laughed.
Winner Is Secret
Two persons vied for the honor
of "Snaile Girl" at Texas Wesleyan
this year: Sharon Marsh, a sopho-
more English major from Waco,
and Kay McBrayer, a freshman
from Fort Worth.
The election was held Feb. 8-9.
Results of this election will be an-
nounced when the TXWEtO.
TWC's yearbook, is issued this
Louise Smith Reigns
As TW Ranch Queen
Miss Louise Smith, a freshman
from Fort Worth, defeated three
other contestants to reign as
"Ranch Queen" at Texas Wesleyan
and the Fort Worth Stock Show.
This show, the largest of its kind
in Texas, and one of the largest in
the United States, featured a par-
ade in downtown Fort Worth, a
rodeo, featuring "Ben and Hoss
Cartwright" of "Bonanza" fame
and the judging of all species of
Miss Smith represented TWC at
event. , ,
Victorian Lit. Class
Plans Trip to Waco
Dr. Bill Thompson, associate pro-
fessor of English, and the English
338 class in Victorian literature
will visit the Armstrong-Browning
Library at Baylor University in
Waco Feb. 16.
The class will leave about 12:30
p.m., in private cars. Anyone in-
terested in attending should con-
tact Dr. Thompson to arrange
The group will return to the
campus the same evening.
MISS LOUISE SMITH, a fresh-
man from Fort Worth, was
elected Ranch Queen by popu-
lar vote of the student body.
Her main function as Queen
was v to represent TWC at the
annual Fort Worth Fat Stock
Show and Rodeo.
Staff Photo by David Seal
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