The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 8, Ed. 1, Saturday, November 10, 1934 Page: 1 of 4
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HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY ABILENE TEXAS. NOVEMBER 10 1934
RICHESON WINS ALL - UNIVERSITY QUEEN RACE
Rancher Squad Will
Be Primed To Meet
Rival Red Raiders
Nccly Routh Rhome Milby
And Winters Take Final
Stand Against Tech
Jones On Injury List
Shock Troop Tactics To Be
Used By Foe Against
The hour for what to Hnrdin-Sim-mons
is their annual FOOTBALL
A determined Rroup of Bronc-
Busting Ranchers are in Lubbock for
their ninth consecutive struggle to-
day with Texas Tech's touted Red
Raiders. The game with all the car-
Students who are unable to go to
Lubbock will again have th0 privi-
lege of enjoying nearly all of the
thrills that come wJUh actually see-
ing the game. The Grid Graph which
made its debut in tho Southwestern
game will again be used to transcribe
the Texas-Tech game tomorrow af-
ternoon at three o'clock in tho Corral.
Admission charges will be the same
as before fifteen cents for students
and twenty-five for outsiders.
marks of being one of the fiercest
battles in history of competition be-
tween the two institutions begins at
2:30 this afternoon. A play-by-play
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Buenos Snowshoes! That's Spanish
Friday the Cowboys will tackle the
Texas Tech Matadors on their own
field tho odds are against them; but
there will be a fighting group on the
field and there will be another fight-
ing group in the stands that may
bring back a victory some yard mark-
ers and some change that we Kot by
believing before hand that Tech
would not beat us more than four
touchdowns. The words of one much
more famous than even Toombs "An
underdog can bite and sometimes
docs" may also apply to the Bronc
Busters against tho Matadors.
nlin Holln! This I Mr. Landers
speaking. Hello! Hello! HELLO!!
HELLO!!" Investigations proved tnat
the freak mechanic Porter Richard-
son in trying to find a piece of insu-
lated wire ta connect up his automatic
razor combination fly swatter and
coffee boiler and steam typewriter
on the same current hod clipped the
professor's telephone wire during the
The university chorus girls appeared
right spry in the parade of feminine
beauty Saturday night ihe fair neau-
tics gowned in the most gorgeous
of duds revealed some of their secret
passions. For instance there was Ruby
Lee leaning on the arm of the Power-
house Murphy. And Pete Tyler and
Jarnigan also furnished substantial
props for the local talent.
Like screaming brakes Morrison is
about to place the skids under Sump-
ter. It will be allright. They wore
just old high school friends.
Amos n' Andy black and blue two
and two mucli as these go together
so do tho Summer Queen Student
Secretary the elegant the dignified
the sophisticated Rosa Crockett and
her newly found boy friend.
Wasn't that "Won't you give me
your vote" smile seen promiscuously
this week? "Good morning. How arc
you this morning?" was asked so
much that one would have thought
that they really knew something
about that hangover.
It is indeed n peculiar rule that al-
lows a "irl to ride in a car to within
two blocks of the corner and then
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and Matadors Clash In Annual Fight
WILL DIRECT MUSICAL PROGRAM
E. Edwin Young
H-S.U. Students Will
Compete in National
Local Art Students Plan To
Submit Projects In
Four advanced students of Fashion
design have submitted costumes in
the annual garment design competi-
tion sponsored by Wm. Openhym &
Sons of New York. Tho four' stud-
ents entering arc Robert Finney
Charlsie Guimarin Reba Muriel Wil-
liams and Vnlda Moore.
Each contestant was allowed to sub-
mit only one original desjgn which
was particularly adaptable to yciveis.
Each design wns created with n defi-
nite Openhym velvet in mind. Sam-
ples of these velvets were sent to
Miss A. M. Carpenter head of tho
Art department of Hardin-Simmons
and from these the students mode
The design contest is an annual
affair instituted several years ago
to lend encouragement to young Am-
erican designers. The primary de-
sire of tho company is to stimulate
fresh talented mind's) to a greater
realization of the commercial import-
ance of originality.
Cash Frizes Offered
The designs will be judged on or
about November fifteenth by seven
leaders in the fashion world repre-
senting magazine editors designers
manufacturing and retail executives.
Three .cash prizes will be awarded
and announcement of these will be
made November 20.
The designs permitted in tho con-
test were daytime dresses evening
dresses suits evening wraps spring
coats negligees and short wraps for
Palm Beach wear. All of the cos-
tumes entered from Hardin-Simmons
wore for formal evening wear.
Tho dress submitted by Robert in
V was a formal gown of Mistvel a
moussellnc de soie ground with a
transparent velvet dot to be worn
over a silhouette slip of satin. Miss
Williams dress was also of this se
lection featuring buckle clips at the
throat and waist and split skirt.
Miss Guimarin entered a pattern
in Regavel a transparent velvet
(Continued on pago four)
War Veteran Talks
In Chapel Program
Major Harris Gives Soldier's
Viewpoints Of Life
In Great War
Tho Hon. D. C. Harris mayor of
Mineral Wells addressed tho student
body Saturday morning November 3.
Mayor Harris' address was primarily
an account of his war experiences.
Mr. Harris is an ex-student of
Hardin-Simmons and won the honor
of the Distinguished Service Cross
for his outstanding services in the
In 'the war Mayor Harris served
as a special courier on the western
front. Ono of his. duties was to carry
special messages from the officers at
tho fort bock to headquarters behind
the lines '
Mr. Harris in his address described
the crossing of tho soldiers tho train-
ing and the lifo in camps after reach-
ing Europe some of tho peculiar bat-
tles and situations that he saw and
was in. His speech touched both
the comical and the horrible sides of
i . ' or i ." rvA i
Mrs. Lola Gibson Dcaton
These three heads of music depart-
merits in Hardin-Slmmfm's together
with Marion McClurc conductor of
the Cowboy Band will direct the
musical program to be given at the
auditorium Tuesday evening. E. Ed-
win Young head of the piano depart-
ment and chairman of fine arts has
charge of piano students who will
appear and also plays first violin in
the orchestra. Mrs. Lola Gibson Dca-
ton head of the voice department
will direct numbers of the chorus.
Herbert M. Preston head of the vio-
lin department wljl direct the or-
chestra a new organization which is
being heard for the first time.
To Exhibit Painting
Local Teachers ' Geometric
Landscape" To Appear
At Austin Meet
Mrs. Greenleaf Fisk state nrt
chairman of Texas Woman's federated
clubs has sent an invitation to Miss
A. M. Carpenter head of the art de-
partment of Hardin-Simmons univer-
sity to place on exhibit an oil paint-
ing at the annual meeting of the club
in Austin November 12 13 and 14.
Miss Carpenter's "Geometric Land-
scape" is a scene in California made
up cjf Eucalyptic trees and water. On
the distant shore buildings appear
and above the buildings is an endless
green sky. Miss Carpenter stated
that the picture is strictly modernis-
tic and decorative.
The actual dimensions of the pic-
ture aro 14x20 which is bordered by
a white three inch cope frame which
Miss Carpenter purchased in Chicago.
"I am not eligible to compete for
a prize winninj place because last
year my 'Morning Mist' won first
place. Anyone holding first place
recognition for his naintinn becomes
ineligible for further competition but
he may exhibit his paintings upon
the invitation of tho art chairman"
Miss Carpenter explained.
All subjects submitted must be
landscapes done in oil.
Junior Class Decides To
Postpone Theatre Date
The junior class in a called meeting
Tuesday nfternoon nt 1:30 voted to
postpone its theatre party indefin-
itely. The party was originally scheduled
for Monday night but the band will
be filling an engagement in Dallas
at that time. Several members of the
junior class are in tho band. Tho
party will be held at a later date
probably after Thanksgiving accord
ing to Billy Morrow president of the
History Club Visits
Fort Phantom Hill
History club of Hardin-Simmons
university held Its first fall outing
Thursday afternoon in the nnturo of
a picnic to old Fort Phantom hill.
This outing is a regular fcaturo of
the club each year and approximate-
ly tho entire membership of 75 mndo
the trip by automobile.
Tho program presented at the old
fort was the second of a series spon-
soring interest in tho Texas Centen-
nial to be held in Austin next year.
A picnic lunch of welners'buns. and
pickles was served to the group before
returning to the campus
mHES-: -S.-. ' or i ." rvA i i '
Three H-S.U. Profs
Are Re-elected To
Drs. Watts Richardson And
Olsen Re-Named By
Dr. Otto O. Watts Dr. Julius Ol-
sen and. Dr. R. N. Richardson were
re-elected to their former offices in
the Texas Archcological and Paleon-
tological Society in the annual meet-
ing of thut organization held in Abi-
lene last Saturday November 3.
Dr. C. N. Ray city was re-elected
president; Dr. Watts sccrotnry-
treasurer; Dr. Olson vice president
and Dr. Richardson was re-elected to
a position on the board of directors.
Prof. K. M. Landers completes inc
list of Hardin-Simmons men that arc
members of the society.
The meeting Saturday marked the
sixth year of organization for tho so-
ciety which hns for its objective the
studying of Indinn lore and the pub-
lishing of accounts of these studies
in the annual bulletin of the society.
Dr. W. C. Holdcn Texas Tech was
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Present First Play
Selection Is Begun For Cast
To Be Presented
Members of the Players club were
entertained Wednesday with the pre-
sentation of a one-act play entitled
"Trapped." The story is of two men
trapped in a mine shaft and was pre-
sented with tho stage and auditorium
in complete darkness. Cast of the
play consisted of Sam Chambers of
Abilene president of tho organiza-
tion and Don Gayer of Uvalde mem
ber of the apprentice player group..
This was the first play of tho year
to be presented by members of tho
Players club which is the official
university dramatic club. A cast is
to be selected for tho three-act pluy
at the regular meeting next Wednes-
day evening nt seven-thirty. Miss
Ramsey sponsor of the club requests
that all ulayers who expect to try
out to be present.
Work has commenced on another
one-act piny to bo directed by
Frankio Leo Strnley. Play and cast
Is as follows;
"Never Again" n comedy by Guy
Clements. Cast: Jack Gllmore Hu-
bert Toombs; Robert White Carl
Pratt; Ruth Hardnock Mary Helen
Jackson; and Betty Hart Bonita
Jones County Club
Elects New Officers
Jones County club met and was or-
ganized October 31 electing officers
with thirteen members attending tho
first meeting. Officers elected were:
Martha Rowland Anson president;
Will II. Grimes Stamford vice-president;
Margaret Upshaw Stamford
secretary and Albert Cade Anson
A committee was appointed by tho
president to make plans for a social
to be held soon. The committee con-
sisted of Margaret Upshaw chair-
man N. J. Westmoreland Carol Ben-
Bon Will H. Grimes and Mrs. Loroy
Choral Club Band
And Orchestra To
Chorus Symphony Appear
First Time Before
Admission Will Be 10c
McClurc Preston Dcaton
And Young To Direct
Hardin-Simmons choral club and
orchestra will make their first ap-
nenrance before an audience as or-
gnnizntions Tuesday night nt 7:30 in
tno university auditorium ihe t;ow-
boy bnnd will also give a short pro-
gram and there will be several piano
The three major 'musical organiza-
tions will collaborate in the fine arts
program and will bo under the di-
rection of Mr. Herbert Preston head
of the violin department; Mr. E. Ed-
win Young piano instructor; Mrs.
Loin Gibson-Denton voice head; and
Mr. Mnrion McClure band director.
An ndmission of 10c will be charged
the students to take care of tho ex-
penses and to buy additional music
and supplies for the three organiza-
tions. Orchestra Program
The program will bo opened with
three numbers by the orchestra. The
program of tho orchestra is as fol-
lows: "Migonctte" by Baumann.
"Lcs Adleux" by Pnbalo de Sara-
sate. "Light Cavalry" overture bv Suppe.
Choral Club Numbers
Following the orchestra several
numbers will bo presented by tho
Hnrdin-Slmmons chorus. Its pro-
gram: "From The Old Homestead" nr-
langed by Lieurance.
"Tell Mo Not of a Lovely Loss" For-
sythc sung by Gordon Suits.
"Go Down Moses" by Burleigh.
Solo: (a) "Melisonda In the Wood"
Gaety; (b) "Morning" Speaks sung
"Going Home" Dvorak.
Miss Ruth Schcibo is the accom-
panist for the cnoral club program.
From tho piano department Thur-
mnn Morrison will play "Dance of the
Gnomes" by Liszt.
The consort will be concluded by
a short program by the Hardin-Simmons
Cowboy band under the direc-
tion of Mai ion McClure. The pro-
gram: "Danish Festival" by Tchaikowsky.
"City Service March" by Bourdon.
"In a Persian Market Place" by
A dress rehearsal for tho entire or-
gan zatious will be held Monday night
in the auditorium.
Kinard Named Head
Of Commercial Club
Scroggins Stevenson And
Foster Also Elected
Cearley Read Kinard was elected
president of the Commercial club at
tho initial meeting of that organiza-
tion last Tuesday. Other officers
elected were: Firman Scroggins vice
president; Ralph Stevenson secre-
tary; and Willard Foster reporter.
This club was organized for a three-
fold purpose: to promote interest
nniong students interested in com-
mercial work; to study current busi-
ness topics and developments; and
to develop tho individual along busi-
Meetings nro to be held twice each
month on Thursdays at 3 p. m. Tho
next session is scheduled for Novem-
Members aro: Cearley Kinard Mem-
phis; Firman Scroggins Abileno;
Ralph Stevenson Ellda New Mexico;
Willard Foster Abilene; pon Gayer
Uvalde; Jack Izzard El Paso; Gladys
Davis Abilene; Elvergyn McFarland
Snyder: Gladys Gooch Abilene; Dan
Tnrpley Truscott; Clinton Waters
Elcctra;0. L. Stamps Sweetwater; E.
L. Scott Bollinger; Glenn Ray Gil-
mer; Sam McCollum Estclllne; Fou-
clio Pollard Midland; Marie Spieler
Abilene; Ray Pace Beaumont; Jim-
mio Hensley Abileno; Mary Lou Ash-
burn Abileno; Mnggio Stuart Abi-
lene; Louiso Wado Abileno; Ed Fea-
therston Petersburg; W. B. Francis
Hamby; Clifford Wheeler Santa
Anna; Alton Terry Brady; Willie
Jeter Putnam; Lonnio Briggs Abi-
lene; Irvin Munn Itan.
McCreary Loses Id Final
Election By Small Margin
Senior Class will hold a social
In the Wootcn hotel building Mon-
day night at 7:30 according to J.
L. Desmond president of the sen-
"It will be a surprise party that
will really be a surprise" said Mr.
Desmond. "There has never been
one like it in the history of the
Members of the class arc re-
quested to pay their dues as quick-
ly as possible.
Held For Mother
Of J. D. Sandefer
Mrs. S. B. Sandefer 89 Dies
Suddenly In Portland
Funeral services for Mrs. S. B. San-
defer mother of Dr. J. D. Sandefer
Hardin-Simmons university president
were held Saturday afternoon in Port-
land Oregon where Mrs. Sandefer
had resided ten years with a daugh-
ter. Death came early Friday morning
unexpectedly and from no assigned
cause. Dr. Sandefer received word
Friday of his mother's death and was
not able to reach Portland in time for
the funeral. Mrs. Sandefer would
have been 00 years old next May.
Mrs. Sandefer was born Mary Lu-
crctia Leverton on a farm near
Gainesville Georgia. Her father was
a pioneer Baptist missionary. While
she was a child the family moved to
Tennessee then moved to Arkansas
where she grew to womanhood. Here
she met S. B. Sandefer and the two
were married about 70 years ago.
Moved to Oregon
A few years later the couplo moved
to Porker county Texas where they
resided until about 30 years ago. Then
they moved to Oregon. Mr. Sande-
fer died about ten years ago.
Mrs. Sandefer was the mother of
nine children six boys and three girls
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Seniors Plan To Run
Special Bus To Tech
Desmond Appoints Selection
Committees For Rings
Tho senior class in its regular meet-
ing Tuesday night voted to sponsor
a bus to tho Hardin-Simmons-Texas
Tech football gamo at Lubbock Fri-
day provided a sufficient number of
students would go. It wns pointed
out that this would be the last chance
for the seniors to make a trip as stu-
dents to see the team play.
J. L. Desmond president of the
class appointed a ring committee
composed of Lonnie Briggs Baxter
Polk and Maggie Stuart of Abilene
and Lillian Stokes Winters. He also
appointed Ian invitation committee;
members of this committee aro Will
Edwin Routh and Edna Ardis Abi-
lene and Ireno McCreary Santa
Anna. Plans were discussed for a
social which is to bo held soon.
Tyler Cagle Abilene a member of
the class sang n number of songs.
He was accompanied at the piano by
Miss Elolse Norrcd Putnam.
Thirteen New Men
Taken Into 0. & D.
Thirteen men were Initiated into
tho O. and D. council last Tuesday
nicht after having successfully pass
ed preliminary tryouts held three
Among the group taken in aro sev-
eral experienced debaters orators and
Thoso taken include: Albert Cade
Noodle; Jack Moore Port Arthur; Don
Gayor Uvalde; Elmer Featherston
Petersburg; Jesse Hicks Tuscola;
Curtis Montgomery .Abileno; Wilfred
Lcssing Abilene; Wallace Stark Ok-
lahoma City; John Blackwood Tus-
cola; Jeff Bell Crowell; W. B. Phinps
Abilene; Bob Bassetti Big Spring;
J B. Brumbelow Kirkland.
Eliminations will begin soon for
selections of the university teams.
Winner Polls 253
Votes To 237 For
Hamm Winters McFarland
Balch Daniels Shiller
Are In Race
Mildred Richcson Manklns was
elected All-University Queen in chapel
Thursday morning by the entire stu-
dent body winning over her opponent
Irene McCreary Santa Anna by a
margin of 10 votes.
The race in which there were eight
candidates was one "of the closest
that has ever been run in the history
of the Institution. In the primary
election held at the chapel period
481 votes were cast three of which
were disqualified. The two candidates
in the run-off Mildred Richcson and
Irene McCreary polled 128 and 106
Mrs. Odell Winters Rising Star
was the third in the first race with
a total of 59 votes. Mary Balch Abi-
lene; and Beth Hamm Mcrkcl; were
next polling 49 and 43 ballots respec-
tively. Thirty-five votes were cast for
Margaret Daniel Abilene; 30 for El-
vergyn McFarland Snyder; and 28
for Paulino Shiller Rowena.
There were only 10 votes different
in the final count o.f the deciding elec-
tion. Out of a total ballot of 488 the
winner received 253 to 237 for tho
This is one of the closest political
races ever staged on the campus ac-
cording to Moxley Featherston presi-
dent of tho student body.
Both the candidates in the last race
are out-of-town students and have
been prominent in university activi
ties. Last year Irene McCreary was
selected favorite for the junior class.
Mildred Richcson was chosen sum
mer queen in the summer session of
10J2. Both have been candidates in
nlmost every race for class favorites
The honornry position of Univer-
sity Queen is the highest honor that
can be bestowed upon any young lady
of this university.
To be a candidate for this position
the aspirant must be a senior and
must have attended this school for at
least ono year preceding their elec-
tion. They are elected by the vote
of the entire student body.
Last year Mildred Corley Eagle
Lake was chosen All-University
Queen and was crowned Queen of tho
university in an elaborate ceremony
shortly before the Christmas holidays.
It is probable that such a coronation
will take place this year according
to Moxloy Featherston student presi-
dent; and Ivan Flynn editor of tho
Rencilers To Begin
Serial Story Work
Each Member of Group Will
Write One Chapter
The writing of a serial story by
members of the club is the new pro-
ject of the Blue Pcncilers creative
writers organization. Tho first in-
stallment of the serial is to bo pre-
sented to the club at their meeting
Monday night nt 7:30.
At each meeting a successive in-
stallment is to be written by a dif-
ferent member ol tho club. The serial
is to bo continued throughout the term
and n club social held in honor of its
completion. The story has nlno init-
ial characters and is get in a college
Abilene Delegates Leave
For Baptist Convention
A number of Abilene delegates left
early Tuesday morning for the Bap-
tist General Convention of Texas nt
San Antonio Texas.
An incomplete list of local repre-
sentatives follows: Dr. M. A. Jcnkens
Dr. N. A. Moore Dr. J. D. Sandefer
Rev. Sam Malono Mrs. C. O. Com-
pere Mrs. E. S. Murphy Mrs. F. S.
Baucom and Miss A. M. Carpenter
elected messengers from tho First
church; Mrs. R. M. White Mrs. J. L.
Anthony and Rev J D. Brannon
University church; Mr and Mrs. Max
Lanford and Rev. and Mrs. W C.
Ashford South SIdo church; Rev. W.
R. Derr Immanuel church and Rev.
H. Virgil Reynolds Trinity church.
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