The Rambler (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 22, Ed. 1 Tuesday, March 7, 1950 Page: 1 of 4
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The Voice of TWC Students
Published Weekly On Tuesday
FORT WORTH, TEXAS, MARCH 7,1950
idio plays are in rehearsal
[, ejects for Radio Work-
tw.) others are scheduled
nde'r way this week, ac-
Dougias Morris, student
in the speech-drama de-
n has begun on "Rag-
n remake from "The
' a children's play, and
lelvc Pound Look," from
| of the same name.
• for Daddy," an original
Morris, Fort Worth Se-
nd an unnamed murder
I also are in the offing.
Allen wrote the radio
|in for "Raggedy Ann." It
fed by LeRoy Fry. Both
f are Fort Worth Juniors,
the production includes
bvton, Fort Worth Fresh-
Bsgedy Ann; Jack Peirce,
fidge, Illinois, Freshman,
K. E. Windhanftl Fort
ivayne Carter, Freshman
Vorth, Tommy; Enid Ham-
jprt Worth Freshman, Mar-
brman Weaver, Freshman
[lias, Rupert; Frances Vick,
rth Junior, Prudence;
/ilsnn, Freshman of Fort
Mother, and Dale cvHow-
t, Michigan, Freshman,
Twelve Pound Look" radio
i written by Charlie Hart-
Worth Senior. Darrell
fJunior from Alvarado, is
1 . t
ea&f^re John Allen, Re-
lunior, Narrator; Cleon
Flanagan, Sophomore of Fort
Worth, Tombes; Miss Hammack,
Lady Sims; Thoihas Battey, Fort
Worth Freshman, Sir Harry, and
Bernadine Campbell, Freshman of
Fort Worth, Kata.Ajy^
Casts and directors for "Easter
for Daddy" and the mystery play
will bo announced later, Morris
broof was read on three
! of the TXWECO over the
and was returned to the
Marvin D. Evans Com-
ler dealine is due March 10
printers, and at least three
( are expected to go in.
lanlest job for some of the
|> . I to come. That is copy
All section editors ex-
club editor, are to begin
Ipy this week.
|. E. Ward, chairman of the
of Science and dean of
Iras listed in the recent
|y Supplement," adjunct to
Who in America."
t"\V professor's name will
in one of thQ future edi-
"Who's Who," although it
he the edition of 1950.
Mian his duties at TWC
pigment listed him as vice
kn of the Survey Commit-
|he American Red Cross, a
of the Tuberculosis So-
fia, nnan of the science cur-
committee, life member of
j:1 Chemistry Society, Ame-
Isoeiation of Physics Teach-
f'hi Delta Kappa.
The building boom south of TWC
in the G^en Garden area will have
its effect on the College.
On basis of experience through
the nation, according to Mr. Sam
Braswell, business manager, de-
velopment of housing in. the vicini-
ty of a college brings more stu-
At present there is a $5,000,000
home building boom centered in0
the Glen Garden area. In Sunrise
Park, west of Cobb Park, 111 new
homes are under construction.
At Burton Acres, East of Ma-
sonic Home, there are 92 houses
under way. 'CThe Southport addi-
tion between Qsfoband Ma-
sonic Home is having 2G3 houses
There are 74 homes under con-
struction in the Wesleyan Hills
section, north of Masonic Home.
The True Addition, southeast of
Glen Garden Country Club, is hav-
ing 52 houses added to its home
population. Just south of True
Addition, there are 175 homes be-
ing built in Glen Park.
In 1949 three of the above areas
saw completion of 526 homes.
These included 343 in Morningside
Park, 69 in Wesleyan Hills and 114
in Glen Park.
is is good news to TWC,
for the reason that more people
living close to the school, the bet-
ter its enrollment.
Mr. Bras\ytEff' sTates it. this way,
"There has to be a powerful at-,
traction to make students, ready
foe, college, overlook the advantage
of coming to school in their own
The building boom may already
have had its effect on TWC. En-
rollment is now close to the record
peak, and TWC was one of the
few Southwestern schools' to gain
more students than lost at mid-
Roy Hyde Heads
Roy Hyde became president of
the Professional photographers of
Fort Worth February 27, the night
that the association was organ-
Mr. Hyde is photographer for the
class and favorites sections for the
TXWECO, as well as other pictures
and movies taken on the campus.
"The object of the organization,"
stated Mr. Hyde, "is to combat un-
ethical practices, for photograph-
ers tw apply their best efforts in
behalf of the public ^and to raise
the general standards of photo-
Elm Tree; Fish
" Ail classed with exception of'the
Junior Class held class meetings
after assembly March 2. Juniors
carried out the traditional tree
planting ceremony, setting out an
elm tree near the tennis courts.
At the Senior meeting members
were reminded to pay dues which
are $3 a year. March 3 was last
date for Seniors to place orders
for cap and gown and invitations.
All Seniors graduating are to turn
in a slip of paper with the name
of the faculty member who is to
robe them to Mr. Dan Hart, class
In Sophomore meeting, members
talked over the rules of "Fish
Week," Aftril 1-4. Elected a can-
didate for "Smile Girl" was Edna
Tims of Crowley. Committee for
the Sophomore chapel program
May 2 was appointed. It consists
of Joyce Harvey, Cleon Flanagan,
Carol Wingfield, and Miss Tims.
Freshmen voted on candidates
for "Freshman Queen" by secret
ballot. Her identity is to remain
unknown. Plans were also made
also for "Fish Week."
AT glen lake
A prayer retreat will be held for
TWC students at Glen Lake, May
7 .and'" 8, sponsored by SCRA.
Principal speaker will be Rev.
Finis Crutchfield, pastor of First
Methodist Church in Muskogee,
Rev. Crutchfield is the son of
Rev. and Mrs. Finis A. Crutchfield
of First. Methodist Church, Mineral
Wells. His seminary work was
done'at Duke University, where he
earned a B. D. degree in June
After graduating at Duke, Rev.
Crutchfield went to Oklahoma City
as assistant, pastor at First Metho-
dist Church. He went from there
to Goodwell as pastor and director
of the Wesley Foundation. Before
transferring to Muskogee, he was
in Elk City as pastor of First
SCRA is composed of the presi-
dent and two representatives of
each campus religious organization,
the president of each class and the
president of the Student Council.
They work for two chief purposes
— to correlate and to sponsor all
religious activities of the campus.
Version of %Othello' Given
By Sheet-Wearing Juniors
Draped in white sheets, more
appropriate to morgue codfewoq^ t
four intrepid Juniors at Thursday ^
assembly gave their version of the
story of the dark Moor, Othello.
Shakespeare would not have
been delighted, but the audience
warmly received the Juniors' ver-
sion. Class member Bob Collie
acted as emcee for the presenta-
Rev. Hayden Edwards, pastor of
the Polytechnic Methodist Church,
gave an address March I for the
kickoff meeting of the Tarrant
County Red Cross campaign.
He emphasized the aid given by
the Red Cross to Fort Worth dur-
ing the flood last May. Fort
Worthers can now give their ex-
pressions of gratitude from the
pocketbook, he intimated.
At TWC, contribution cards have
been ^distributed to all faculty
members by Vice President Walter
Paper On Color TV
Wins Honor For Wood
A paper written by Frank Wood,
TWC Senior, has been awarded
first place in a contest sponsored
by the Texas Collegiate Academy
The research paper is entitled
"A Four Beam System of Color
Television Transmission and Re-
Selection was made by a board
of judges selected from Hardin-
Simmons, Abilene Christian and
McMurry Colleges. Notification
was received by Mr. Haskell Mc-
Clintock, head of the biology de-
partment and sponsor- of Scia Qua-
lemistry Stude Trys Synthesis
The New Miracle Drug, Cortisone
Wood, Senior chemistry
lis working on the synthe-
pnisuiie, (a drug that kills
I drug's expense started
|o experimenting with cheap
lis lo produce cortisone.
Bvould make the drug both
kl and reasonably priced,
cl ■mistry student has al-
l'o applications filed in the
loffice. One is for colored
pn and the other for a
plans to continue work on
PK efpouMient at TWC lab
paduntinfj this June.
experimenters are Joe
Senior, working on tKnew
method of quantitative determina-
tion of nitrogen, and A1 Walker,
Freshman, trying to develop a new
type compass with a gyroscope.
Wood has been appointed by Dr.
W. E. Ward, professor of chemis-
try, as supervisor of all chemistry
Assistants and those j# charge
of storeroom will be responsible
to Wood for the order of the labs
Joe Christol, Bill Padgett and Ar-
thur Burdick, Freshmen chemis-
try lab assistants; Charles Warner,
qualitative analysis lab assistant;
Charles Cheek and William Spen-
cer, supply room.
Painting of the supply room and
rearrangement of the material in
it has been accomplished recently.
There is now an office in the
Chemistry Building which is used
by the assistants and Wood to
keep their papers and other be-
longings in. This room was vaca-
ted by Miss Ruth Evans, teacher
flf biology, when she moved to the
At the back of the Biology
Building under the electronic's
room there have been installed
two motor-generators which gene-
rate direct current for laboratory
use b6th in^the chemistry and bi-
ology buildings. There is hope of
running a wire to the physics lab
so they may have current also.
tiori, representing the local "Mor-
The four members of tfie cast
introduced themselves before the
"firey action" began. Pete Blessing
was the dark Moor; Beverly Wren
was Desdemona, his unfortunate
wife; Stirl Taylor, the villainous
Iago, and Jane Owens, Emelia,
wife of Iago.
The entire drama and presenta-
tion was sung in brave style, some-
times with even a musical effect.
Miss Wren particularly was in good
voice for the presentation.
Euel Belcher, an obliging Senior,
furnished piano music. The pre-
sentation - was the year's official,
Junior Class program. It was dedi-
cated to the TWC Shakespeare
Freshmen will sponsor the as-
sembly program on April 4, accord-
ing to Mrs. Sarah S. Works.
Ann Orum Walton will give the
first of the series of graduating
recitais tonight at 8:15 in the Fine
A piano pupil of Mr. George
Anson, head of the piano depart-
ment, Mrs. Walton is a member
of American Guild of Organists
and Fort Worth Music Teachers
On the campus she belongs to
Aeolian Club and Alpha Chi, na-
tional scholarship society.
For her Senior ^recital the pro-
gram is as follows: "Andante and
Variations in F Minor" (Haydn),
"Italian Concerto" (Bach), "Adagi-
elto" from "Les Biches" (Pou-
lenc), "La Maja y el Ruisenor"
(Granados), "Preludes, Book 11"
(Debussy), which include "Danse-
uses de Delphes," "Voiles," "La
Danse de Puck," "Des pas sur la
neige," "La fille aux cheveux de
lin" and "La serenade interrom-
pue," and, to close, "Sonata No. 1
in F Minor, Op. 1" (Prokofieff.)
Editor of Holland's Magazine,
Mrs. Charlene McLain, will be the
principal speaker at the Thursday
meeting of the TWC O. O. Mcln-
tyre Press Club.
Anyone interested in writing
feature articles or interested in the
magazine field is invited to attend.
Meeting will be held at 7:30 p. m.
in the faculty lounge of the Stu-
dent Union Building.
Mrs. McLain will be introduced
by Mrs. Lyle McCaleb of the
Chamber of Commerce publicity
After the meeting, new members
of the Press Club will be initiated.
A committee also will be appointed
to choose entries for the Texas
Intercollegiate Press Association
Most Press Club members are
expected to attend the TIPA con-
vention, held this year at NTSC
in Denton. It will be held April
Prizes will be given for the best
entries in different fields of re-
porting, such as sport stories, gen-
eral columns or news stories. Of-
ficial representatives, who will
stay in Denton during the meet,
will be elected Thursday.
Smile Girl Election Set;
Four Candidates Running
Four girls with brown tresses
and one ^blond-haired lassie, all
with pretty smiles, are in the
running for Smile Girl.
Election for the major honor will
David Boaz Dies
Of Heart Trouble
Mr. David Boaz, active in Fort
Worth banking circlcs and cousin
of former TWC President H. A.
Boaz, died February 26 in a local
hospital. His death came after n
week's illness from heart ailment.
Boaz's father was one of five
brothers who served in the Con-
federate Army and returned to
Tarrant County to trade in cotton
and real estate. His mother was
a leader in city public life, naming
Sylvania Addition and several
streets, including Magnolia, Rose-
dale and Dashwood.
Are Announced .
Winner in the Phoenix Club An-
thology contest were announced
by Mrs. James M. Kuykendall this
morning in assembly wife re she
spoke on the subject, "Everyday
Uses of Poetry."
A Fort Worth citizen, Mrs. Kuy-
kendall is a noted author, lecturer,
editor and labor relations worker.
Last year she' was co-publisher of
an anithology of verse by Fort
Her appearance on the program
in connection with the Phoenix
Club's proposed publication of an
anthology of poefos, essays #ncT
Mrs. Kuykendall judged the poe-
try entries and announced the
winners in the poetry and essay di-
visions. Essays were judged by Mr.
A. L. Crouch, Fort Worth Attor-
Winner of the poetry contest
was Mrs. William Crawford,
' Sophomore,1 with her poem
"Pussy Willow." Second place
went to another poem of Mrs.
Crawford, titled "With Apolo-
gies To The Pied Piper."
Third place in the poetry contest
went to Eddie K. Stewart, Sopho-
more, fortflis poem, "They Linger
Winner of the essay contest was
not yet known Saturday morning.
First prize in the poetry contest
was $10, while $5 went to the es-
Mrs. Kuykendall was born in
Athens, Texas, and was educated
in the Wills Point public schools.
She received her degree from Tex-
as State College For Women.
Several organizations claim her
time. She is a member of Zonta
Club, Dallas Pen Women, Barring-
ton Fiction Club, Poetry Society
of America, the National Religion
and Labor Foundation and the
Fort Worth Poetry Society.
Her poems have appeared in
"Bozart and Contemporary
Verse," "Kaleidograph," "Santern,"
"Quicksilver" and other publica-
Deadline For Tax
Return March 15
Troubles and more troubles.
That is what you will have if
you earned .$500 or more last
Well, if you did, IIURKY—all
final income tax returns must
be in under March 15 deadline.
Married students should not
bo so worried about it. Do not
forget that there is an allow-
ance of $500 exemption for each
So, remember the date, and
send your income tax returns
to Collector of Internal Revenue
in Dallas on time.
Monday will be ail-campus night
at the annual student revival which
opens that day at 7:30 p. m. in tho
auditorium of Polytechnic Metho-
Sponsored by the Student Min-
isterial Association, the revival will
continue through March 22, with
services at 7:30 p. m. daily.
SMA will hold a special prayer
service Wednesday at 1:30 p. m. in
the Upper Room in preparation
for the meeting. Douglas Moore,
president of the campus preachers'
organization, will be assembly
speaker next Tuesday.
Student preachers who will speak
during the revival are Alfred
Haney, Junior, pastor of Mary's
Town Methodist Church; Charles
Whittle, January Senior, pastor of
Graford Methodist Church; James
Shuler, Senior, Cayote Methodist;
Ben Feemster, Senior, Graham
Methodist; John McKee, Junior,
South Weatherford Circuit, and
Bill Betts, Senior, assistant pastor
of th^gj, Firsts,Methodist Church,
Working with SMA in planning
the revival is a committee from
the Campus Church Relations
Committee of Poly Methodist, in-
cluding Rev. Theodore Moberg,
Rev. John Lindsay and Rev. Hay-
be f\oId Thursday at assembly by
bal/ot. The entire student body
will, elect it's favorite giii with a
Choice will come from one of the
Beverly Wren, petite brown-
haired Junior from Decatur; Mary
I.ou Bush, Fort Worth Freshman
At TCU Tonight
Bennett Cerf, noted author and
humorist, will be presented in Ed
Landreth Auditorium at TCU this
Evening under the sponsorship of
the TCU Lecture and Concert
Aside from being an author and
humorist Mr. Cerf is a publisher
and columnist and is capable of
leaving his audience with bits of
wisdom,as well as being entertain-
Cerf began his career as a hu-
morist while in school at Columbia
University as the editor of a maga-
zine, "Tho Jester." He has since
written several books, including
"Shake Well Before Using," "Try
and Stop Me" and "The* Pocket-
book of Jokes."
After graduation he wars a re-
porter for the New York Herald-,
Tribune and a clerk in thp Stock?
Exchange. ,He also founded the
Random House, a publishing firm
which boasts many famous authors'
Cerf is interested in tho creative
endeavors of today's youth and
especially in acquainting future
newcomers to the writing field.
with brown tresses; blond Barba-
ra Fausett, Fort. Worth Junior;
brown-haired Betty Smith, Waxa-
hachie Freshman, and Edna Tims,
brown-haired Sophomore $f Crow-
Also nominated was Carla Childs,
Senior from Archer City. However
she was declared ineligible due to
a college handbook ruling which
says no student may hold two ma-
jor honors. Miss Childs is editor
Tho above girls were nominated
on petitions bearing "ten signatures
presented to student body presi-
dent. Kay Doelling last jPViday.
Other nominations possibly were
Student Council is sponsoring the
election. .Ballots will be handed
students as they enter the Fine
Arts Auditorium Thursday.
Smile Girl Contest was inaugu-
rated by tho late Judge I. H. Bur-
ney, former member of the ^TWC
Board of Trustees. It. carries a
$1.00 scholarship award for the an-
nual winner. Since the death of
Judge Burney, the college has
awarded the scholarship.
Winner of the award will have
a full page picture of herself in
the TXWECO. She also will be
honored along with class favorites
at a spring dance sponsored by
the TWC O. O. Mclntyre Press
Sones Leaving For Europe
April 14 On Five Week Tour
If Mrs. Law Sone is seen sport-
ing a fancy,, new hat in June, it
probfiibly came from Paris.
The College president and his
wife will return from New York
City by plane May 31 after five
weeks in Europe.
On tour with a group of nine
local people, the Sones will sail
from New York on April 14 aboard
tbo liner Queen Elizabeth.
Arrangements for the trip were
made by Miss Hazel Hunnicutt,
Reach $110 at TW
WSSF has colJect.ed approxi-
mately $110 at TW. A tabffe 'Will
be in the Administration Building
all this week for those who would
like to lielp support the move-
SCRA is in charge of the TWC
World Student < Service Fund,
WSSF is the onlg," national agency
organized for the direct purpose of
aiding universities abroad.
It is endorsed by the United Na-
tions Educational, Scientific and
Cultural Organization, the Associa-
tion of American Colleges and the
American Association of Junior
Colleges. It is an associate mem-
ber of the American Council of
Is Speech Topic
Mrs. Alice Wonders, instructor
o? Bib.le. *hnd Religion, was guest
speaker for the Ladies Aid Society
a": St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Thursday. Tho program was in the
"Women of the Bible" was Mrs.
Wonders' subject. Following the
program, which was for all the
women of the church, there was a
guest luncheon in the church par-
Cigaret Prices Stay
Same At Ram Post
The recent one cent tax per pack
of cigarcts passed by the State
Legislature has not affected prices
at the SUB. They are remaining
at 20 cents per pack.
TWC assistant to the dean of wo-
men. This is the first trip organ-
ized for adults by Miss JIunrilcutt,
who has sponsored trips through
the U. S., the Caribbean and Eu-
rope for college-age students.
Tho Sones and party will land
at Cherbourg, France, and will
continue directly to Paris where
.Mrs. Sone can do some spring
shopping and maybe pick up her
new hat. ^
Here they plan to attend the
opera and lighter entertainment.
Tours already are planned for the
group in each major city they visit.
After Paris the grouy will see
the Riviera, Rome, Venice, Switz-
erland, Belgium, Holland and then
They will sail from Southamp-
ton May 25 and arrive back in
New York May 30.
Victims of Flu
Two TWC student-nurses were
victims of an influenza epidemic
which struck the staff at. City-
County Hospital last week.
Betty Bonner, Freshman of Fort
Worth, became ill Tuesday. The
illness hit Pat Hunter, Freshman
from Dallas, Wednesday.
Both students are expected to
return to classes sometime this
Presiding officers have been an-
nounced for sessions of TWC's first
Job Clinic, March 24.
Presiding during tho first cession,
8:30 to 10 a. m., will be Mr. J. T.
Spears, Jr., district director of
Texas Employment Service. . T6*p- "» ..
ic is "Job Outlook."
Mr. Jess Bain, chief of Technical
Industrial Service, United States
Employment Bureau, will give a
resume of types of calls coming in-(
to his office during the last six
Also speaking will be Mr. Henry
Foster, secretary of the New In-
dustry Section of Chamber of
Commerce. He will list the indus-
tries in Fort Worth and give an
outlook for the next five years.
Second session will feature Miss
Estelle Lancaster, personnel direc-
tor of The Fair, as presiding offi-
cer. Topic of the session, from
10:15 a. m. to 12 noon, is "The In-
terview and Application."
Mr. Woodward Spitler, president
of Air Accessories Inc., will pre-
side at the third session, entitled
"What Constitutes Employibility,"
from 1:15 to 3:30 p. m.
"Follow-up Procedures" will be (
led by Mr. T. P. Hendrix, manager ^ '
of Dun and Bradstreet Inc. This
fourth and last session will be
timed from 2:45 to 3:15 p. m.
The clinic , is sponsored by the
Business Administration Division
and Heta to diagnose the *
proMri^^^W^ttirfg' a job and to
give stucfiffr sl$me indication of
the types of business in which they
may most likely find employment.
Studes Can Graduate
In Just Three Years
s BY FUMIKO TUItlT
Summer Session of Texas Wes-
leyan College offers great advan-
tages both 16 st udents and teachers.
Students are able to shorten their
college careers to three-years. They
can remove conditions received
or adjust any irregularities exist-
ing in other courses. It also en-
ables them to lighten an otherwise
heavy course for the next year.
Tonchers have the opportunity to
widen their intellectual interests,
improve their scholarship, earn
credit toward teachers certificates
and toward A. B., B. S., or B. M.
The summer school is conducted
for a period of two six week
terms. This year the first term
will be from Mny 31 to July 7 and
the second tei-m, from July 10 to
August 18. There fs a Post Session
that lasts three weeks, from Au-
gust 21 to September 8. Here, one
full course way be completed in
the three weeks term consisting of
In the summer sessions, by meet-
ing five one and a halt hour peri-
ods a week for six weeks, a stu-
dent may complete a semester's
work In a given subject. Two reg-
ular semester courses may be com-
pleted for six semester hours, sev-
en hours if laboratory Is taken.
This may be counted toward a reg-
ular academic degree or an exten-
sion of a certificate.
Classes will be from 7:30 a. m.
tii 12:30 p. m., the class periods
lasting one and one-half hours with
15 minutes break.
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