The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 16, Ed. 1, Friday, January 25, 1957 Page: 1 of 4
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A Student Publication
ABILENE TEXAS FRIDAY JANUARY 25 1957
GETTIN' WITH IT ... . Johnny Howerlon and Wanda Bingham
make the most of dead week amid stacks of books. Scenes like this
were common in the library during the week in one last desperate
effort to slide by those rough courses.
Feb 4? Late Fee $5
Spring semester registration
will begin Monday February 4
at 8 a. m. on the first floor of
the sub. The registration lines
will close at 4 p. m. Tuesday Feb-
ruary 5 according to announce-
mentfrom..the .registrar's of ficer .
Those students who plan to
take night classes or Saturday
Set for Mission Work
Deadline for applications to do
summer work in the Home Mis-
sions Field has been set for Feb.
1. Application blanks may be
secured from John Petry director
of religious activities.
The work will be done in the
southern and western states
Petry said. Applicants have pref-
erence as to where they will be
assigned he added. Three types
of work will be offered vacation
Bible schools goodwill center and
Sunday school promotion.
Applicants must be special
service volunteers. They must
have two or more years of college
education and must be 18 years or
older. Other qualifications in-
clude experience in vacation Bible
school and agreement to work 10
weeks Petry pointed out.
The pay is $20 per week plus
room and board furnished by the
church where the work is done.
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Summer Mission Positions
Now Open for Application
Two H-SU students will be
chosen to do mission work this
summer as a part of the Texas
BSU summer missions program
John Petry director of religious
activities has announced.
A total of 17 Texas college stu-
dents will be sent to five states
and six foreign countries. The
students will be sponsored and
supported by the Baptist students
in Texas colleges Petry said.
Primary work of the students
will be the supervising of vaca-
tion Bible schools.
Anyone Can Apply
Any student may apply Petry
added. Application blanks may be
obtained in Petry's office.
All applications must be in by
'"Feb. 7. Applications will be
screened Feb. 8' and two names
will be sent to the state organi-
zation at that time.
Petry said there would be no
classes will register for them at
their regularly assigned time.
However for those who plan to
take only night classes registra-
tion will be 7-9 p. m. Tuesday Feb-
ruary 5 in the registrar's office in
Sandeier. Those who plan to
take only Saturday classes will
register Saturday morning Feb-
ruary 9 from 8-12 a. m. in the
Mrs. Madge Grba Associ-
ate Registrar has re-emphasized
that students must be clear in the
business office and in the library
before they can get their registra
That office has also requested
that the students pick up their
booklets by February 1 to facili-
tate the registration work in the
The Student Council is to
handle car registration through
the regular registration line. The
fee for the permit is 25 (twenty-
five) cents and each student
operating a car on the H-SU cam-
pus must register it.
Students who do not go through
the business office by Tuesday
afternoon of registration will be
charged a late fee of $5.
$1 and $5
A change-of-schedule fee for
adding a course more than two
days after regular registration
will be $1. Deadline for late reg-
istration is February 20. A $5
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pay for the work. However travel
allowances and expenses will be
paid. The program will start ap-
proximately June 1.
College students appointed for
this task will be supervised by a
permanent missionary stationed
in the area where the mission
work is being done.
A variety of interesting places
will be embraced by the program
Petry said. One boy who can
preach in Spanish will go to Pan-
ama two boys to Alaska one boy
or girl to the Washington-Oregon
territory one to Ohio Michigan
and Indiana three to Hawaii
three to Mexico three to Juarez
three nurses to Nigeria and two
students to Italy.
Petry stressed that this was
strictly a Texas college project
and urged all interested students
to apply. l
Opera Star Will Present
Concert in Behrens Chapel
Miss Martha Pender will be
presented in a concert in
Behrens Auditorium by the
tHardin - Simmons University
Faculty Women's Club at 8
p. m. Monday Mrs. Billie
Lacy president lias an-
nounced. Native of Abilene
Miss Pender is a native of Abi-
lene and an ex-student of H-SU.
She went to Rome Italy to study
voice in the fall of 1949.
In July 1954 she made her
debut with Beniamino Gigli in
Cavalleria Rusticana in one of
his last appearances before retir-
ing. Miss Pender has sung operas in
the Italian provincial theaters and
given several concerts on the Na-
tional Radio of Italy. She will
return to Milan Italy for a special
operatic concert for radio on
March 16. Abilene audiences
have heard Miss Pender on sev-
Jack Roberts will be Miss Pen-
der's accompanist. He was born
in Fort Worth studied at North
Texas State Teachers College
San Angelo Exhibit
Shows Lacy's Art
Art work by Miss Suella Lacy
assistant professor of art at H-SU
is being featured in an art ex-
hibit by San Angelo Junior Col-
lege which began Jan. 20 and
will close Feb. 6.
The exhibit will show oils
watercolors and pieces of sculp-
ture. Among oils to be shown by
Miss Lacy are: "Boat Houses"
"Sunflower Still Life" "Teen Age
Girl" "Snowstorm" and an ab-
straction. Her watercolors are
Miss Lacy after having receiv
ed her M. A. degree from North
Texas State has taken advanced
work in many universities. Co-
lumbia University Parsons School
of Design in New York Univer-
sity of Colorado are included in
the list of schools at which Miss
Lacy has studied.
Such noted artists as Xavier
Gonzales Dong Kinman and
Joseph Arpa have had Miss Lacy
as a pupil. Showing unusual tal-
ent Miss Lacy has exhibited her
work with the Abilene Museum
of fine Arts the Creative Art
Club in Fort Worth and Houston
and in many smaller places.
Miss Lacy is a member of West
ern Arts the National Art Edu-
cation Association National Col-
lege Arts Association National
League of American Penwomen
Texas Art Education Association
The first in a series of three
polio shots will be given Fri-
day night in Mary Frances
Hall Dr. Jack Haynes univer-
sity physician has announced.
Vaccinations will begin at 7
p. m. in the doctor's office1.
University officials said those
students who have paid for the
vaccine must bring a receipt
with them to be eligible for
Date for the second shot in
the series will be announced
later. Dr. Haynes said.
MISS MARTHA PENDER
and was a student of Silvio
Scionti a well-known teacher.
After serving in the army he
studied under the Fulbright
Scholarship in Vienna Austria
Delta Kappa Creative Art Club
and the Abilene Museum of Fine
Dr. J. B. Smith chairman of
the art department was enthusias-
tic of Miss Lacy's work saying
"We are proud to have such a
distinguished instructor in the
Senior R0TC Class
The Department of Military
Science and Tatics announced the
branch assigriments Tuesday Jan.
22. These assignments are given
to the ROTC students.
rnose going into armor are
John Baker Ben Benton David
McPherson Jack Swan and
Those assigned to Artillery are
Eddie Jones Gene Lewis John
Murry and Joe Sharp.
James Barnes Bobby Bingam
Ward Cooksey Bill Neal and
Sherrod Shaffer are going into
James Henson and Truman
Shurtleff will be attached to the
Medical Service Corp.
Roy Cloud will enter the Signal
Corp; Randal Fincher will go
into Finance; James Legget into
the Engineers; Eugene Royal into
the Transportation Corps; and
James McNeely into the Adjutant
Barnes and McPherson have
been offered commissions in the
Regular Army. Barnes has de-
cided that he will accept but Mc-
Pherson has not decided as yet.
New Mexico Club
New Mexico Club will meet
at 6 p. m Feb. 7 in MFH.
Members will go as a group
to Pompa's Restaurant for a
All members are urged to
in 1955-56. He is now a piano
teacher at Southwest Texas State
Teachers College San Marcos
Tickets on Sale
Tickets for this concert will be
on sale at Caldwell Music Com-
pany Record Shop McDaniel
Music Company The Melody
Shop Pender. Printing Company
and at the door Monday night.
Prices are $1.00 for adults and
75 cents for students and children.
Dr. William S. Mathis head
of the School of Music will in-
terview Miss Martha Pender
dramatic soprano at 3 p. m.
Saturday over Radio Station
KWKC. Miss Pender who re-
cently returned from study and
a series of concerts in Italy
will perform before a home-
town audience ai 8 p. m. Mon-
day in Behrens Chapel.
There will be a reception for
Miss Pender in Hunter Hall fol-
lowing the concert. Those who
are interested in meeting Miss
Pender are invited to call Mrs.
Baker Elected Head
Of Religious Drama
Johnny Baker junior has been
elected president of the Religious
Other officers elected were:
Joanna Dawson freshman vice-
president; Nancy Howry fresh-
man program chairman; Rena
Featherston freshman corres-
Miss Jan Norberg club sponsor
outlined some of the programs'
for the year.
The plays "Challenge of the
Cross" and "Whirlwind" will be
presented this spring. Try-outs
were held Monday in MFH. Ad-
ditional try-outs will be held later
said Miss Dawson.
"The Prodical" "Challenge of
the Cross" and "Whirlwind" will
be presented in churches through-
out the second semester. A play
also will be presented by the club
during YWA houseparty.
"Anyone interested in the RDC
is urged to attend the meetings
and try-out for the plays. The
day and time for regular club
meetings will be announced
later" Miss Dawson added.
Music Degree Changes
Announced by Mafhis
Dr. W. S. Mathis head of the
Hardin - Simmons University
School of Music has announced
several changes in the Bachelor of
Arts in Applied Music degree
which will delete several semester
hours from the requirements.
The change is being made in an
attempt to make the applied
music degree one of liberal back-
ground and broad cultural study
instead of a program of intensive
The major will now require 30
hours consisting of two years of
theory two years of music litera-"
ture one year of music history
and one year of applied music.
The minor in applied music will
be the same with the exception
of six hours of applied music
study. This will give a 24-hour
The plan will make it pos-
sible for students who desire a
I liberal program of study in music
tp take a major jn the field Dr.
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