The Independent (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 24, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 18, 1911 Page: 2 of 4
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Entered as Second-Class Matter, Octo-
ber 20, 1909, at the Post Office at
Fprt Worth, Texas, Under the Act
of March 3, 1879.
B. E. McGLAMERY_________Editor
ED. FULTON-----Business Manager
Phone Lamar 798-J.
Porter Akin, Assistant Manager.
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Herbert S. Hilburn----------------Athletics
Iva Griffith, Lucy Pope, Ruby
Jayne Smith, Nallie Cox, ITarvey
Miner, W. W. Ward, Pearle
Hamilton, Floride Speer, Margaret
THE WEEK’S ACTIVITY IN
During the past week there have
been a number of basket ball games
played in the Polytechnic Gymnasium
A brief synopsis of the games played
is given below:
Poly vs. Southeastern Normal.
In the first game with S. E. Normal
of Oklahoma, Friday afternoon, Poly-
technic won bv a score of 24 to 6.
The Polytechnic men bad been ex-
pecting a bard game since the Okla-
homa team bad a record of not having
been defeated this season, and went
into the game a little dubious, but in
less than three minutes of playing it
was evident that the visiting team was
no match for the Panthers.
In the second game, Saturday even-
ing Polytechnic again won an easy vic-
tory to the tune of 4 to 5. Goals thrown
from field; Poly, St. Clair, 2; Gilliland.
2; Pates, 2; Young, 3; Tandy, 3;
Owens, 1; Barker, 3; Normal, Farris,
1; Goals on fouls: Poly—Young 4.
Barker 5; Normal—Farris 1, Pauli in 2.
Poly vs. Y. M. C. A.
In one of the best played and hard-
est fought games of the season the Y.
M. C. A. team defeated the Panthers
by the close score of 32 to 30, Monday
night. Up to three minutes within the
end of the game Poly was in the lead.
The line-up for Poly was: Center, St.
Claire; forwards, Tandy and Gilliland;
guards, Young and Bates. Y. M. C.
A.: Center, Lang Pecans; forwards,
Spencer and Birdsong; guards, Bush
and Be vans.
After this game the intermediate
Poly team succeeded in trimming the
“Y’f intermediate team by piling up a
score of 30 to IS. Poly’s intermediates
had considerably the best of the visit
Ir.g team. They lined up like this:
Poly, Owens, center; Parker, Payne
and Brigham, forwards; Brewster ami
Wilson, guards. “Y”, McKee, center;
Jordon and McCarren, forwards; Bos-
well and Gravens, guards.
On the same evening the prepara-
tory girls stung the college girls with a
defeat in which the resulting score was
8 to 7.
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Representative to State Contest Will
be selected February 22.
Preparations for the annual oratoric-
al contest between the representatives
from the Philosophian and Adkisson-
ian Literary Societies to he held in the
college chapel on the evening of Feb-
mary 22 are just about complete. I he
winner in this contest will represent
Polytechnic in the State contest to be
held with Fort Worth University,
April 21. , .
Three representatives from each so-
ciety, Philosophian and Adkissonian
will participate in the preliminary con-
lest al the college. The speakers ami
their subjects are: Adkissonian, \\ >1-
liam Hawkins. "A Nation s True I >c-
fense-” W. H. Chambers, " 1 lie South s
Commercial Development:” Hugh
White “The Conservation of Our
Southern Resources.” Philosophian,
Harvey Minor, “Democracy on Trial;
Sidney R. Anderson, “Pack to the
»nd Solon C Brrd. “Present
Day Slavery in the South.
To the members of the Junior class I
offer the following as the platform
on which 1 mean to make the race for
“Prince of Love.”
1. To have a reception at least
once a week.
2. To have every Junior have at
least seven dates a week.
3. Never fail to slight work in
school for the sake of Cupid.
4. To have the heart of every Jun-
ior heat against that of some fair girl.
5. Never let an opportunity to talk
with the fair sex pass.
6. Demonstrate the motto: always
in secret; at every opportunity.
7. Equal rights and as many dates
as he likes for all.
8. Free spooning and a protective
curtain only, for all.
9. Full arms and shorter study
tours for all.
10. Unalterably against Mars; hut
arm in arm with Bacchus, Eros, and
11. Rather a tent with the girl you
love, than a home on 5th Avc. with
diamonds and a hank account with a
12. Never fail to meet any girl,
rather walk a block out of your way
for a smile than study Hist. Ill for the
13. Juniors, remember now thy god
(Cupid) while exams, are not and the
Evil Seniors come not nigh.
Your support will he appreciated.
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The Cluli was organized a short time
ago and already the members arc at
work on a play to he presented in the
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the course of the year.
I he Club will be a permanent feat-
ure of the college life, and will mean
much to its members.
Miss McCartney will direct the
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k\ Gilbert will have charge of scenery
and property respectively. 3
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The Independent (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 24, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 18, 1911, newspaper, February 18, 1911; Fort Worth, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth855710/m1/2/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Wesleyan University.