The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 8, Ed. 1, Saturday, November 5, 1949 Page: 1 of 4
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H-SU. ABILENE TEXAS SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 5 1949
A Cappella Choir to
At BSU Convention
After participating in a clinic
with Robert Shaw yesterday aft-
ernoon the Hardin-Simmons A
Cappella choir left early this
morning for Dallas where it will
Adds Ham Station
The latest thing in the Radio
field of Hardin-Simmons is the
addition of a Ham Radio Station
with James Berry serving as stu-
According to Bob Todd Station
Manager of KHSU the purpose of
the station is to teach the techni-
calities and the code of radio.
Other members of the staff in-
clude: Hcrshel Peak F.C.C. rep-
resentative and Bruce Brooks
"The advantages of the Ham
Station to H-SU" Todd stated is
through contacts the station
makes and the opportunity for
experience for those interested in
the technical side of radio."
The station is working with
KHSU in the radio department in
promoting interest in the radio
Council of Church Related Colleges
Slates Statewide Meeting Nov. 22-23
Seventy-five delegates repre-
senting the church related Jr.
and Sr. colleges of Texas are ex-
pected to meet in Abilene No-
vember 22 and 23 for the meeting
of the Texas Council of Church
Related Colleges according to
Dean W. T. Walton vice-president
of Hardin-Simmons Univer-
sity. The first regular convention of
the 'lQth annual meeting will as-
semble at McKenzie Hall A. C. C
Tuesday afternoon November 22
at 2:00. After music is presented
by Abilene Christian College Dr.
Rupert N. Richardson president
of Hardin-Simmons University
will bring the welcoming address.
Robert N. DuBose executive
secretary of the commission on
Higher Education of the Associa-
tion of American Colleges will
address the delegates on "The
Work of the Commission on
Christian Higher Education and
its Future Program."
A Panel on "Educational Ob-
jectives of the Christian Church"
will be led by Dean Bruce Thom-
as. Topics included in the panel
discussion will be "Objectives in
the Social Sciences" Professor F.
H. R. Mundhenke; "Objectives in
the Humanities" and "Objectives
in the Natural Sciences" Dean O.
A. Ulrich; and "Objectives in the
Professional Schools Related to
Foreign Relations Class
James W. Moore who for some
time has acted as Vice-Consul at
the American Consulate in Cal-
cutta India lectured to members
of government classes who are
interested in American Foreign
Prior to his duty in Calcutta
Moore was active in China in the
same type work.
Upon his graduation from Hardin-Simmons
in 1040 Moore spent
some time in service with the
F.B.I and then served with the
Intelligence Corps of the Army.
It was this training that Moore
was prepared for duty with the
He is now on his way to Wash-
ington for a tour of duty with the
IT'S HOLOWEEN on lhe campus as somo 400 students turn o
featured apple dunking (right) spooks bingo a floor show and pie
and under the direction of Virginia Randel social chairman.
sing at the Baptist Student Union
Thursday night the choraliers
returned from a trip to El Paso
where they sang at the Texas
Baptist General convention. Leav-
ing Abilene Tuesday Euell Por-
ter's charges presented concerts
at Las duces New Mexico and
at Pecos Odessa and Kermit
along the El Paso route.
Dr. Bill Beazloy accompanied
the choir on the El Paso trip act-
ing as business manager and as-
After singing at Dallas today
the A Cappella choir will present
all-sacred music concerts Sunday
in three Baptist churches Saga-
more Hill church in Fort Worth
and the First Baptist churches of
Cleburne and Arlington.
The following choir personnel
participated in one or both of the
Herbert Barker Joe Clements
Bob Denton Ed Isbell Bob
Smith? Ray Baker. Bob Hines. Jay
Ingram Gilbert Kcndriek Harry
Kong Marion Rodman and Billy
Kathleen Ball Linda Daniel
Nora Beth Fuller Martha Kemp
Pat Johnson Ruth Polston Jim-
mic Sumrall Charlcno Taylor
Mary Wells Geneva Anderson
the Universities" Dean Monroe
President Richardson will pre-
side at the 7:00 Dinner Session
meeting at the Iris Graham Din-
ing Hall McMurry College Tues-
day evening. The musical portion
of the program will be furnished
by McMurry College.
Professor Colby D. Hale Brite
College of Texas Christian Uni-
versity will present the history
of what his denomination lias ac-
complished in Texas from colo-
nial times until the present in his
address "The Contributions of the
Disciples of Christ to Education
Professor Paul J. Schwab will
lead a panel on "Campus Related
Activities." Participating in the
discussion will be Dean Adolph
C. Strong Professor M. Ward
Redus and President J. W Mar-
shall. The third general session of the
Council will meet in Abilene Hall
H-SU at 9:00 a. m. Wednesday
November 23. President Monroe
G. Everett will speak on "Federal
Aid to Education." Dean W. T.
Walton will discuss "Effects of
the Gilmer - Aiken Legislation."
"Making the Church-Related Col-
lege Distinctly Christian" will be
brought by President W. B. Gucr-
rant. (Continued on Page 4)
Seniors Will Elect
The annual Bronco Sweetheart
will be selected from the ranks
of the senior class this year it
was announced this week by
Edith Boehlert editor of the year-
book. The qualifications for the class
selecting the sweetheart require
that it be the one having the larg-
est percentage of pictures made
for the Bronco. The senior class
led with over 80 per cent of its
enrollment having pictures made
The sweetheart election date
will be announced later. It is to
take place after class favorites
Last year the senior class also
led in percentage Jcanine John-
ston was selected '49 sweetheart.
Baibarn Brown Martha Curry
Mary Curry Ruth Hamilton and
Bobbie Noles altos.
Maurice Alfred Chic Anderson
John Collie Charles Downey
James Featherslon Jimmie Lo-
den and John Schwenson. low
basses: Edwin Bell Alvah Black-
ei by Jack Glover Jimmy Good-
man John Petry Forrest Posey
Billy Smith and Glenn Sutton
Sopranos: Mrs. Ray Baker El-
nitn Fnubion Ruth Hall Jackie
Hamilton Christi King Glenna
Parr Gcri Phelps A r w o o d
Adams Wanda Baker Bottic
Goodman Dolly Moss Earlcne
Singleton Glonetta Travis and
Exams For Positions
Will Be Given Nov. 19
October 29 was the closing date
for submission of applications to
be mailed to the Texas Employ-
The State Department of Public
Welfare will hold Nov. 19 open
for competitive examinations for
a number of positions now open
in the agency.
Applications must be made on
official application blanks.
liif Muiic 2efit.
Three quartets two male and
one girls' have been organized to
represent the university this year
Euell Porter in charge of vocal
ensemblesl has announced.
One of the male quartets is
composed of "aluinni" of last
year's groups. Billy Smith Bryan
sophomore who sang in one four
some last year has replaced
Charles Downey in the otherwise
intact quartet composed of Jimmy
Loden and Maurice Alfred se-
niois from Freeport and Hunts-
ville respectively and Bob Smith
junior from Bryan. Downey will
be inactive in ensemble singing
this year because of ins cheer-
Three members of the girls'
quartet are also holdovers iiom
the group which sang together
during the fall semester of the
past year. Martha Kemp a fresh-
man from Biownwood has joined
hands with Pat Johnson and
Glenna Parr sophomores from
Fort Worth and Odessa and Ear-
The second boys' gioup is com-
posed of Ed Isbell Santa Cruz
California; Marion "Rod" Rod-
man Conroe senior; Glenn Sut-
ton senior from Big Spring and
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Radio Staff Gets
There have been four new ap-
pointments to the staff of Radio
Station KHSU according to Bob
Todd station manager.
Ray Douglas has been appoint-
ed program director; E 1 d o n
Moody associate chief announcer
and James Elwell assistant music
Among the varied and numer-
ous activities of station KHSU
was the broadcast of the H-SU-Texas
Western football game last
Saturday night. The broadcast
was made possible through the
efforts of Jimmy Wilkes special
events director of KHSU.
Anyone interested in presenting
radio programs may see Bruce
Brooks or Bob Todd.
ut for the big party in Roso 'Spook' House Monday night. The party
nty of popcorn and candy. It was sponsored by the Student Council
Dallas Los Angeles Are Goals
Of Students Over the Week End
Completing the stage setting for the Nov. 18 -21 presentation of Bill And The Widow Maker
arc these members of the University Players Club which is staging the play. The three act comedy
is a fantastic story of Pecos Bill.
H-SU Exhibit In Art
In observance of American Art
W.w.lr A TVT Pnrnnnfor phnirmnn
of the art department was to
spcaK on "exploring An Deiorc
the Delphian club in Baird this
weekend. The work of Hardin-
Simmons art students is on ex-
hibit. The exhibit is made up of paint-
Faculty members and their
families were entertained with a
covered dish buffet supper Thurs-
day November 6 at 6 p. m. in
Rose Field House.
Following the supper games
were played led by Janice Rob-
ertson and Jack Dean. 84 42 and
other similar games were enjoyed
by the adults and a space was
provided for the children's play.
The purpose of the social was
to enable the faculty to "become
better acquainted and to offer an
evening of entertainment.
Suella Lacy was social commit-
tee chairman. Other members of
the committee included Maude
King Mary Collins Mary N.
Shaw W. C. Ribble W. O. Beaz-
lcy and Truett Sheriff.
Assisting witli the serving were
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Bradley Dr
and Mrs. Otto Watts Mr. and Mrs.
Joe Grba Mr. and Mrs. Eugene
Schooley. Patricia Fischer. Janice
J Robertson and Homer Montgomery.
ings metal work weaving leath-
er work jewelry and pottery
made by students under the di-
lcction of A. M. Carpenter Mrs.
Maurice Martin and Suella Lacy.
Student paintings include
"Behrens Chapel" "Cactus" and
"Copper Glass and Fruit" by
Victor Scarpelli; "Pin Cushion"
and "Portrait" by Olan Richards;
"The One Horse Chaise" by Eva
Dean Kimbrough and "Boiler
Plant" (Realistic) and "Boiler
Plant" (Decorative) by Rives
Leather notebooks hand tooled
by Bill Humphrey and Elmer
Biddy are also on display. Metal
craft by Eugene Swinson Edith
Boehlert and Bettye Sanders was
to have been shown.
Jewelry on the exhibit was to
include a sterling silver pin set
with black opal by Victor Scar-
pelli tic bar and cuff links set
with garnets by Alvin Moody
ring and cuff links set with gar-
nets by Mrs. F. E. Turner etched
copper bracelets by Vcrna Ed-
monson sterling silver bracelet
set with amethyst by Olan Rich-
ards hammered aluminum tray
by Anne Shelburn copper book-
ends by Mrs. Bill Boyles sterling
silver Texas cuff links by Don
Rogers and a copper tray by Ken-
The pottery exhibit was to in-
clude the work of Eugene Swin-
Dean W. A. Stephenson facul-
ty advisor to the Oratorical and
Debate Council has announced
that a large number of debate in-
vitations have been received and
are now under consideration for
their future program.
T h e y include Southwestern
State Teachers College at San
Marcos December 2nd and 3rd;
North Texas State at Denton No-
vember 19; University of Texas
November 18 19 at Austin; Texas
A&I December 9 and 10 at
Kingsville; A. C. C. at Abilene
February 10 and 11; Central State
College at Ada Oklahoma De-
cember 1 2 and 3; and at Boston
College the date for which has
not been set.
Subject lor this years debate
will be. "RESOLVED: THAT THE
UNITED STATES SHOULD NA-
TIONALIZE THE BASIC NON-
The Council now has thirteen
members. Officers were to be
son Delia Landers Vcrna Edmon-
son Jewel Willis and Anna
The faculty exhibit was to in-
clude two oil paintings "Camillia"
and "Cape Cod Boat" and a water
color "Oil Well" all by Miss Lacy.
A water color "Begonia" several
pieces of pottery and jewelry by
Mrs. Martin were also to be
shown. Three oil paintings by
Miss Catpenter are being display-
ed. They are "California Eucalyp-
tus Tiees" "Corral of the Forest"
and "Rhythm of the Night."
Travis To Address
Pi Gamma JAu Frat
The next meeting of the Pi
Gamma Mu will be held Thurs-
day evening November 10 at 7:40
room 302 Abilene Hall. Dr. Ar-
thur Travis will present a dis-
cussion on his Doctoral Disser-
tation. Students will be allowed to ask
questions after the presentation.
The meeting will be open to
all who might be interested in-
cluding members of the faculty
and student body.
Presided over by Dean Stephen-
son the Pi Gamma Mu is an hon-
orary society. To be a member
one must have a minor in one
of the Social Sciences with no
grade lower than a "B."
Broadway Play To Be
Second Artist Course
"The Hasty Heart" a Broad-
way play will be presented as
the second artist course Friday
November 11 at 8 o'clock in Beh-
Uses Art Paintings
Directors of the Art Department
have contributed paintings to the
Perian Club art exhibit which was
held in Stamford Friday. The ex-
hibit is a part of the Sixth Dis-
trict Convention of Music which
is now observing American Art
The works contributed are: oil
a Study in Texas Blues by A.
M. Carpenter; water color Cape
Code by Suella Lacy and Begonia
by Mrs. Maurice Martin.
The H-SU campus will have a
vacant stare this week-end. Mem-
bers of the student body are at-
tending two wide-spread events
one in Los Angeles and the other
The Cowboy football squad left
Wednesday afternoon by plane for
Los Angeles where the game
against Loyola University will be
played. The Cowboy band also
took to the air Friday and follow-
ed the gridsters to their destina-
tion. Cowboy band director Marion
B. McClure announced that the
band will stay over in Los Angeles
Saturday to give the members a
chance to visit interesting sights.
Lloyd Mitchell trick rope artist;
Tom Gimmoron business manager
and Sheriff Will Watson made the
trip with the band.
One hundred and ninety stu-
dents left Mary Frances dorm on
chartered buses yesterday for the
thirtieth annual Texas Baptist
Student Convention which is be-
ing held at the First Baptist
Church in Dallas.
The convention will last
through the Sunday morning wor-
ship of the church. While in Dal
las students will stay in hotels
and homes of friends or relatives.
Buses will leave Dallas returning
to the campus Sunday at 1:30
Approximately 2000 Baptist
students from both denomination-
al and state-supported colleges
are expected for the convention
W. F. Howard state student sec-
retary Dallas said this week.
Theme of the meeting is "Be-
cause Christ Loved." Speakers
include Jack Robinson outstand-
ing youth evangelist; Dr. J. How-
ard Williams executive secretary
of the Baptist General Convention
of Texas; Dr. Raymond J. Seeger
scientist; Charles Wellborn United-States
debate champion and
youth evangelist; and Dr. W. A.
Criswell. pastor of the host
The H-SU A Cappella Choir
will appear on the student pro-
gram. Queen Election
Set Back Week
Students will have one more
week to decide on their choice
for All-University Queen. The
election has boon set back one
week and will be held next
Wednesday Nov. 9.
Because of other obligations
elsewhere of some two hundred
fifty or three hundred students
among these three of the candi-
dates the Student Council con-
sidered it wise to set the new
Since there is such a large num-
ber of senior girls competing for
the title there will probably have
to be one or two run-off elections
and it is probable that they will
be held the following Wednesday.
There are thirteen nominees
who will be eligible for the top
honor of the year. They were
chosen by ballots which were
placed in the Bookstore for ten
days. Each girl nominated had to
have at least 75 signatures to her
name in order to be eligible for
the queen race.
Those in the race are: Jessie
Myers Ganelle Newman Virginia
Randel Kitty Ritter Virginia
Dunagan Libby Sumrall Wanda
Baker Sue Ann Duncan Earlene
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The production written by
John Patrick and directed by
Margalo Gillmore is a fast mov-
l n g comedy - drama centering
around the life of a young Scotch
Patrick writes from experience
gained during his service as a
volunteer ambulance driver with
the British army in Burma during
World War II. Burns Mantle in-
cluded "The Hasty Heart" in his
annual selection of the ten best
plays of the American theatre.
Tickets for the play which is
a Theatre-On-Tour production
will sell at $2.40 $1.80 and $1.20.
Activity tickets will be honored
Barbara Ames Edward Horner
and William Kcster are the stars
in the production and were chos-
en by The Theatre Guild Inc.
of New York.
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