The Rambler (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 02, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 21, 1954 Page: 1 of 4
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The Voice of TWC Students
FORT WORTH, TEXAS, FORT WORTH, TEXAS, SEPTEMBER 21, 1954
Student Directory j
Copy is now being prepared
for the O. O. Mclntyre Press '
Club's 1054-55 student directory,
which will be on sale to students
within a few weeks'.
Names are being compiled
from t h' News Bureau data I
cards completed by students j
Students who have changed i
addresses or phono numbers
since filling in these cards may
have corrections made by con-
tacting the News Bureau office
in the basement of the Admin-
To Be Held Here
JESIHIAN l'I('NICKERS—Among the freshmen turning out for the all-college picnic Tuesday after- A Custodian School for ..Fort
wore, left to right, Jane Taylor from Nashville, Tenn., a graduate of Carter-Riverside High School; I Worth area employees of churches,
Thomas from Ennis; Jeanne Maxwell from Elberton, Ga., and Janice Sweatt from Polytechnic J schools, libraries, hospitals and
i School. other institutions will be held on
Lily Cresweff Bride
For 1954 Wedding
•nrollment Passes 1953,
fears Thousand Mark
j Lily Ann Creswell of Alvarado,
| the 1954 freshman bride, and John j
I Ed Francis, student body presi-
jdent, will represent freshmen and!
|old students in TWC's traditional!
| new student-old student wedding !
j in the 10:40 assembly this morn-;
Dr. Law Sone, president of the i
College, will unite the two in ]
bonds of friendship, officially mak- j
ing the freshman class a part of
the TWC family.
In accordance with the tradition, j
Dr. J. Elmer Cox, as dean of the '
College, will give the bridp away; j
Ermilee Holdridge, secretary of the j
Student Council of Religious Acti- j
vities, will be maid of honor, and j
Harrall Dunman, as SCRA presi- !
dent, will be best man.
Jo Ann Scoles will be the vocal-
ist and Betty Dickson Cross the
the TWC campus Saturday, Sep-1 organist in the wedding ceremony.
j The bride and her attendants,
the candle bearers, the grooms-
youts for the Thespian Club
fictions of "Arsenic and Old
and "Macbeth" will be held
jsday and Wednesday, Septem-
21-22 at (5:30 p. m. in the
!ch building, S-l.' 'PheXentire
for "Arsenic and Old Lace"
I the leads for "Macbeth" will
Registration for the fall semes- Graduates of about 125 Texas
ter reached 992 Monday night high schools and several out-of-
state schools are enrolled this fall.
Students from Fort Worth make
and late registration seems likely
to push the total enrollment
around the 1.0Q0 mark, according
to Registrar Harry W. Rice.
Late registration for regular
more than half the student, body.
The formal opening convocation
fo the new school year will be
courses, plus enrollment for special j held at assembly Thursday morn-
and evening classes, will boost this j ing.
figure this week. j
The figure to date is already j
about six per cent above the total j
registration for the first semester
The one-day free program will! , ,
; men, and ushers are chosen by the
cover care of floors, maintenance j gcp>\ a group of student officers
costs, sanitation, relations with from the various religious orga- i
employers and the public and other 1 nizations of the college.
problems of building and grounds1 The bridal attire will be fur-
: nished by Wally Williams Dress i
! Shop of Fort Worth.
Sessions will be held in Fellow-] The gown is a Wally Williams j
ight satin with j
Below a high,! gie
ship Hall of Poly Methodisti original of candl<
Church. Arrangements are being j'a cathedral train
made by M. -Ar'Elliot, TW£ siflper-
—Photo by PORTRAIT GALLERY
LILY ANN* CRESWELL—JOHN ED FRANCIS
; round neckline .extends a panel„ Faye Hawkins.
Thomas, Myrl Hawkins and
intendent of buildings and grounds.
of imported Chantiily lace, ending j Groomsmen and ushers will in-
TWC and Conco Chemical Com-1 effect is carried out down thd back ! Jack Lyon, Burr Story, Charlie
pany are joint sponsors.
of last year.
Large enrollments were shown
in some classes, resulting in forma-
le first productidfi, "Arsenic ition of new sections to handle the
Old Lace" is scheduled for! students. English, mathematics,
iher 31. 22. and 23. "Macbeth" languages and others have had
31, 22, and 23.
Ft for production on Decem-
[;, 3, and 4.
jnyone is eligible to try out or
H'ork on the production, and
tone interested in working on
(ery, costumes, flighting, or
|eup should attend the Tues-
. according to Mr. John
(rards, director of the plays.
large classes compared to last
New and old students Closed the
first week of enrollment ©nd
classes with an all-college dance
Saturday night in the Student
Union. First traditional activity
of the year is the old-new student
| wedding scheduled for assembly
speech department has pur- j this morning.
six new spotlights to re-! Many students attended Poly-
made by the depart- j technic area churches Sunday as
s'-jne time ago. Work is to part of a student "Join The Church
Monday on the installation Day" program. Several churches
• n-w lights and new wiring ■ had special entertainment «pro-
p :n for the auditorium. ! grams for students Friday night.
!Marked Trails' Topic
Of Assembly Talk
and cascades to the length of the j Schneider, Irvin Doty, Bob Brown, I
train. Long, tapered sleeves ac-jweldon Jo Blair, Jimmy Russell,!
centuate the basque bodice. A i Fred Talkington,^ Johnny Brown, j
sequin encrusted tiara holds the!James Booth^fctfouin Berry, Wes-
veil of French illusion. jley Van Norden, Bill Parks, and1
Candle bearers and bridesmaids j Foy Morris.
will include Lou Ellen Miller, Joan j Lily Ann is the daughter of Mr.
Clark, Charlene Mead, Gale Forbes, and Mrs. A. L. Creswell of Alva-
Dean J. E. Cox opened the first when the way ahead is not so
of the year's chapel programs in
the Fine Arts Auditorium last
Thursday by welcoming the stu-
dents and by presenting the new
student body president, John Ed
Francis, and the new members of
Dr. Hayden Edwards, gjistor of
Polytechnic Methodist Church,
spoke at the opening meeting con-
cerning the "marked trails" of
campus *8fe that are left by the
students who have gone before,
saying that certain ways are clear-
ly marked for the students in their
work to prepare, them for a time
Sue Miles, Kay Huck, Betty Jane
Wakefield, Anne Spears, Gretchen
Laurence, Mary Ann Morris, Ann
Harrison, Daflene Kirton; Claudia
Moore, Tommie Harmening, Carol j union, she was crowned the queen
but who will blaze trails of their j Turpin, Sue Eallard, Don Shannon, i for 1954. She is a resident of Ann
own," said Dr. Edwards, "and some j Sylvia Sockwell, Monda Mont- Hall, a member of the Methodist
clearly seen. "There will be those
who will not follow the beaten path
rado. She is a 1954 graduate of
Alvarado High School and was the
senior class favorite. At the
Johnson County Old Settlers' Re-
Will Start Oct. 4
Taking of individual photo-
graphs for the 1955 TXWECO
will begin Monday, October 4,
in the Faculty Lounge of the
Student Union Building, Ermilee
Holdridge, editor, announced to-
Class photographs will be
made from 8:30 a. m. to 2:30 p.
m. from October 4 through Oc-
tober 16. Fee for the pictures
i| SI for eac'h student or facul-
of them will find that they are fol- j gomery, Catherine Miller,
lowing blind paths. A very few of j McGown, Betty Lou Paynt
these students will blaze new trails j ~—
in their fields."
Scheduled for this week's assem-
blies are the new student-old stu-
dent wedding on Tuesday and the
formal opening convocation on
Thursday. Dr. J. Howard Wil-
liams, president of the Southwes-
tern ©iptist Seminary will be the
Lynn : Church, and a member of the Wes-
Mar- ! leyan Singers.
Auditions Now Being Held
For College Music Groups
If you sing or play an instru-[posed of about forty members,
; ment, the musical groups of TWC | and has a spring concert at the
may have openings for you. j end of the year, when four solo-
Auditions are now being held ists are presented. Meetings are
THERS IN SERVICE, GRADUATE SCHOOLS
Teaching Jobs Claim Half
Qf Last Year's Graduates
for Texas Wesleyan Singers, the on Mondays, Wednesdays, and
Chorus, the TWC Band, and the ■ Fridays at 1:30 p. m. Auditions
Orchestra. j may be arranged with Mr. Skinner.
The Singers is a group of 36 ;
selected voices which makes ap- FLYNN BROTHERS
pearances before civic clubs and j
| other organizations. Members j
j make a week's tour during the j
j spring semester. The Wesleyan j
|Singers meet each Monday, Wed-! The last of the five Flynn bicth-
j nesday, and Friday at 11 a. m. j ers has made his appearance
Auditions may be arranged with i TWC this fall. Doyle Fly-
Photography is being done
.his year byr Sam Chapman,
nanager of the Portrait Gallery.
"We believe that having the
sittings made on the campus
will insure a large representa-
tion in the book this year," Miss
Holdridge said. "We hope that
classes have one-hua<!?ecr* per
Because of ttre~"c!eadlines set
up by the staff to meet printer's
requirements, it is necessary
that the individual photographs
be made early in the school
Freshman Fifth From Family
eeL at ; ferer
wfi, a recei
recast 50 per cent of those re-
fl/V degrees from TWC during
past - hool year are now teach-
Jin th' public schools of Texas,
wording to Registrar Harry W.
who operates a placement
r'Cfl '' T graduates, at least half
[the 193 degree-receivers of the
year are teaching. Location
ome graduates is not known. *
P&ny have entered theological
ol, while others are doing med-
■ dental, law and other advanc-
M'udi-s. Many male graduates
in military service and some
[" ar'd women have jobs in busi-
I'ut the teaching field has
' M? majority.
graduate student receiving
l'*, r rf Education degrees at the
ffust 27 commencement, only
is nit teaching. She is Mrs.
pric r>. Marshall, former college
w ho has joined her husband
Pth?rs receiving the M. E. de-
Fred Dee Pennington, Grand Sa-
line; Mrs. Billie Harmening Phil-
lips, Fort Worth; Mrs. Kathryn A.
Pritchett, Dallas; Clara Secrest,
Big Spring; Mrs. Marchell B.
Smith, Birdville; Raymond O.
Smoot, Smithfield; Juel M, Tarl-
ton, Fort Worth; Robert R. Thom-
pson, Fort Worth; John F. Town-
ley, Everman; Mrs. Frances C. Ty-
son, Fort Worth; Mrs. Ruby L.
Vaughn, Fort Worth; Mrs. Ann D.
Vinson, Everman; Mrs. Francis N.
Walker,"Arlington; Mrs. Oleta W.
Drake, Milsap; and Mrs. vfclary
Louise Wood, Arlington.
Two of the bachelor of arts grad-
uates, Billy Hall and Ira Thomp-
son, will attend Perkins School of
Theology. Dallas. • The other, Mrs.
Mildred R. Bridges, is teaching in
Seventeen of tho 46 surffwfcr
bachelor of scienoe graduates are
teaching this fall: Mrs. Faye M.
Abeyta, Fort Worth; Mrs. Julia
'his summer and their loea- Cockrell, Bedford; Faith Elliott,
't ons tall teaching) are: 'Edinburg: Bennie C. Hamilton,
;obf rt Leo Anderson, Mansfield; John T. White School; Mary Nell
>'h Edwin Bradley. Whiteface, I Hendricks, Arlington; Mrs. NV>lh>
hrfin County; Carrie Jane Kell, Bludworth: Mrs. LaVerne
■h.innan, Estelline, Hall Coun- Allen Parham. Fort Worth; Paul
,,'r' Lucille Burman, Arling- II. Prater, Knox City; Terry Rob-
Mrs. Margaret Copeland, erts, Fort Worth; Vera B. Ruck-
ini^ Hill County; Mrs. Audie erm, Harlington; Stanley C. Stan-
field, Hurst; Mrs. Claudie Jean
Stiles, Fort Worth; Wilma Tipping.
Birdville; Mrs. Eunice F. Trotter,
Odessa, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fos-
Attending Southwest Baptist
Seminary are Leslie Wayne Camp*
1° pi'latd, De Soto, Dallas Coun-
• Mrs. Louise Hooper Blanton,
F'mgton; James L. Harris, Weath-
rrd: Lottie E. Kilgore, Fort
John D. Miller, Hurst; Mrs.
k'ton Moore, Birdville; Mrs.
^ V. Morgan, Fort Worth;
bell, M. E. Williams, Margaret Lev-
erett, James P. Samples and
Claude Hill. At Perkins are Rob-
ert Loyd Johnson and Robert L.
Robertson. ,, v
In nursing work are Rowena F.
Alexander, Lilith Rose Haney, Mrs.
Martha R. Henderson, and Margie
Other B. S. graduates in August
were: Robert E. Beaupree and Ver-
non E. Burge, both at Baylor Den-
tal School; Dr. Williams A. Weath-
(See TWC GRADS, Page 4)
THE OLD AND THE NEW —
Charles Khoury, a TWC sopho*
more from Jerusalem, compares
•<:* the typical dress of the Ameri-
^ can male with the traditional
camel hair robes and turban of
his own countrymen.
The TWC Chorus presents the
"Messiah" each Christmas. Two
hundred voices are needed in this
group and students interested
may contact Mr. Monroe. Meet-
ings are held each Wednesday at
2:30 p. m.
The TWC Band, which plays
for basketball games and els?-
where, still has a few openings.
Students may contact Mr. Paul
Skinner, the director.
The College Orchestra is com-
work for the Central Texas Con-
nce. Jim visited the campus
—. — «,— v...„ „ ;.-cently in connection with the
| Mr. Charles Monroe, the director, freshman from Htllsboro. apd son j youth rally held at Ae First Meth-
of Rev. and Mrs. W. A. Flynn. j odist Church last week. He..was a
pastor of the First Methodist j chaplain's assistant in the Army in
Church in Hillsboro, follows his the European theater, and visited
four brothers' footsteps by attend-
ing Texas Wesleyan. The first of
the brothers, W. A. Jr., graduated
from the College in 1949. • He is
the Holy Land in 1952.
In 1951, two more Flynn boys
graduated from the College. John
is now assistant pastor of the
now an aeronautical engineer at j White Rock Methodist Church in
Temco in Grand Prairie. In 1950 | Dallas. Wayman, is now a sar-
the second brother, Jim, graduated ' geant in the Army at Fort Lewis,
to go into youth work for the Washington. Doy|e^. the last of
Methodist Church. He is* current- the boys, will graduate with the
ly the conference director of youth j-class of '58.
Student Frorp Palestine Plans
To Be Chemical Eng ineer
Charles Khoury. from Palestine,
has left a background of an ancient
Eastern culture to complete his
scholastic training in the compara-
tively new Western culture of the
Arriving in the United -Stated
less than a year ago, Charles has
completed his freshman work at
Wabash College in Indiana. He
enrolled at TWC last week to do
further work toward a chemical
Charles speaks excellent English
and was second in his freshman
class in English at Wabash Col-
lege. He learned the language
with his native tongue, Arabic.
A After completing his training in
iJ chemical engineering, he hopes to
fields as an engineer.
In 1948 the members of Charles'
family were forcedly the Jewish
authorities to leave their homo in
the new section of Jerusalem to go
to a small farm 14 miles north of
Nthe city, near Gifna. They had to
reave all their possessions behind
return to work in the Arabian oil displaced persons in Palestine and
Syria. "The United States has
helped to alleviate the situation
somewhat," says Charles, "through
the Point IV program of irriga-
tion, but the standard of living is
still very low."
King Husein, who was trained in
British politics, heads the constitu-
in Jerusalem and begin a new lifeitional monarchy of Jordan. The
on the Trans Jordan side of Pales-
The unrest in Palestine has had
the anxious eyes of the world
focused- on it many times since
1948. When the Jewish refugees
from Germany entered Palestine,
the Arabs were displaced from
their homes. One refugee prob-
lem was solved but another was
created. Charles estimates that
there are now over a million Arab
country belongs to the Arab
League, a group of small nations
pledged to protect each other in
the event of agression by a larger
nation. Only 250 miles away from
Palestine's borders across Turkey
lies the iron curtain of Russia.
"What my country needs most,"
the young Syrian says," is to rid
itself of the jealousy of its leaders
and to establish itself as a stable
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