Texas Wesleyan Rambler (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 43, No. 15, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 22, 1969 Page: 5 of 6
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itly Capers Lead Captivated Coeds
Search for Mysterious Dorm Guest
Ion display *1
• Bonnie Baker
rents surround the
-Iv.ng Stella Russell
f. r Termed a ghost
shrewd visitor ' by
1* rson, or "thing'"
- -..^ean its "vigil in
m h&.~i over the
H« .-'••umed to their
and floor rooms of
following the two
a light was seen
n empty room on
Bit notice was taken
until last Tuesday
c oed, upon retum-
: ~n at 10 p.m. from
tioned to the second
^assistant that "some-
ch-<-k to see just
h* was on. Taking
»-ith her and all the
could muSter, such,
forks and rat-tail
[coed ventured up the
|hf end door leading
The door was
: -■ ^iled on the door
■ ■ oened. Screams
fas "he coeds rushed
second floor. The
,r.t locked the end
- ond floor, then
"the dorm hostess,
a larger group
I are s:.rd t
entries 3 &
t ries *1-
of coeds had formed '■> ■>■<? v.-'r. a *
This time, the group, with the
dorm mother in tow. approached
the third floor and a hush set-
tied over them ail. Thfe assistant
turned the door Jwtf^dle, but the
door vy<Jtikih*r^open. It was
The group was startled. They
had just tried the door and found
it open and knew the only way
the door locked was with a key,
from the outside They ran back
down the stairs, through the
hall, collecting more girls in their
wake. This time they went up
the flight of stairs m the middle
of the dorm. Finding the door
locked, the dorm hostess opened
it with a key and slowly filled
the 'dodr open.. By this time
nearly the entire second floor
'residents were in the group. A
few had remained behind, some
hold open the door to the
second floor in the rrdd<% hall
and others to listen*at the end
6i the hall for the sounds of a
The hunting party edged care-
fully down the darkened hails of
the third fioorjeturning on lights
everywhere they went, searching,
rooms that' were unlocked. Jt"
they opened up eaeh.^}om.. \
^irl flung the d«oa»-wide. while
another reached inside for the
light? switch. Makinc sure it -.va*^
empty, they entered the room,
looking in closets and r.ehind^
On reaching room 333, where
the -light4 was reportedly on. the
entire group wen* in together.
They found no one. turned off
the light over "he sink and
locked the door behind them
The only shattering experience
encountered was when two sep-
arated groups of coeds ventured
through the wing community
shadows asorrwmding t.i>.- walls,
each sroiip sa'A the other,
thought it to the mysterious
visitor and scrambled out
v-reamng only to .f.V.d their
friends doing the same from the
After the search ended with
ah the doors being locked or, re-
treat from the emp*y floor, most
of the girls went back to their
studying or card pUying -or get-
togethers- But . two. dooble-
'.•hecking f ,r -afet;. •.ten* '>u*.side
to lock -up at the d >rm windows
•*-. i*am And may he to their stir-
prise. or maybe to their expecta-
tions, they spied a light "in. yon
For the third time a. group
ventured up the fl.gh'H of stairs
to .-,-k for the usknovm. Only
this time, the search party
orvught ; hoys to hefft them
hant -*•. e rv rfrjo-
.-I c fit* .--J;.
sea. rched a:
GB/.-overy ^ .
fatiieri *•->- Or was this a r.w
addition to the mystery'1 B> th-:-
elevator, that was closed oft the
floor, was the water :'"-inta:r.
standard equiprr^n* the -1. mi.
Ir. tr.i..- '.vatsr ?.•rir-'ain h'.''.vever
were cigarette butts positive
evidence that - had been
t here n
' X* • ' - : , !i
.;h .'>t e%er appear^ the.
-1 nso-Lt-*ed~ Th e 1 - rht5 ere t ',r.a i. *■'
ail o<i « and the end-doofs ■: the
halls "locked securely. Yet *he
haunting thoughts remain.
Was it a person or was :t
ghost, that visited the third f.
of Stella Russell Hall If it was
a person, how did he. or she. get
into a locked building? '■ -t was
a most, that Question u.o '.e
answered. But who ever heard of
^• -_ha* «moked Cigarettes'*
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J, I AN
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5ars. Five "Chicago" Rubbeg^tyle Sessions Determine the
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Including A $1,000 Bond for 1st Prize.
Special Game Friday 9:00 P.M. Jan,31,
Final Registration Saturday 9:30 A.M. Feb. 1,
Prizes Awarded Sunday 4:30 P.M. Feb. 2
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WIDE-EYED AND WARY coeds, led fay courageous dorm assist-
ant Jayne Black, hcldjr%.ti1)$ umbreila, search the rooms on the
vacant third floor of Stella RusseJI Hall for their mysterious
guest. Coed residents found a light on in one room which spurred
the search party to check each room carefully on the top floor
of the dorm. 'V?
— (Rambler Photo by Vivian Ka«ge<er)
1,465 To Serve
Peace Corps To Train
Volunteers in Spring
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WASHINpTON" -«• During the f--i-.ert.--s 3®d ■yrr~:iTj. ty ier:e. or-
spring of 1969 the Peace G>rps men*. In many cases a pcrti:-n
•%_1 train 1.465 ••''dunteers t-f the training v.-ill take place ir.
=e.~-. .r. JZ the 39 nat.t-ns the er.-intrj* -•'here the Vciun-
»'h--.T6h V-Munteers are at "a teers are' to, ser/e.
This represents an increase of Volunteers v.-.-h farm or ranch
•>.',« more openingstnan w«r-v
avail ihle 'iurir.r the same train- a grit*-! tyre literal a
Tr. % Vo 1 un* rs • st^ r. -r-.- t!.-"-i ' c-
varied Job areas as agrtralture
eiucatioR. health, cooperatives.
worx in anin^. misandry 1 tee*.
or ,n rice growias -roje«rts.
■ Volunteer foresters are also
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Texas Wesleyan Rambler (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 43, No. 15, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 22, 1969, newspaper, January 22, 1969; Fort Worth, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth772407/m1/5/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Wesleyan University.