The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 8, Ed. 1, Friday, November 8, 1957 Page: 1 of 4
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HELP! Threo girls got an early siarx on Twixp Week as they ruth-
lessly trapped their victims on the Bell. H-SU students left to right
are Ann White Gail Smith Buddy Banack Rex Henderson and Mar-
Little Abners Beware ! !
Daisy Maes on the Prowl
By GLYNDA DOSS
Brand Associate Editor
All boys beware! For the next
six days expect the rush of your
lifetime. Girls this is the chance
you have been waiting for! Open
season on the male species on this
campus. Yes it is Twirp Week.
One of the main topics around
most dorms have been "We
never have anywhere to go!"
Well the following list of activi-
ties for the twirp week season
will aid and assist the girls on
solving problems of where to take
that favorite -beau. Girls this is
a chance for you to attend the
planned activities and set the ex-
ample for the boys. With better
participation in the. social activi-
ties on the campus this week
Eerhaps the boys will take the
int and attend in the weeks to
follow. All activities are under
the direction of Sue Barron so-
cial chairman for- the Student
Agen&tefor Twirp Week
Friday.November 8 Coke
Saturday November 9 Show
night atilO'jp. to. bring your daje
TEXAS FRIDAY NOVEMBER 8
to the sub for good old fashion
bread and apple cider.
Sunday November 10 Church
Monday November 11 P. E.
Club is planning a fun night in
Rose Field House beginning at
7:30 p. m.
Tuesday November 12 Coke
Wednesday November 13
Official rules for the twirp week
1. Girls will ask for all dates.
2. Girls will pay all bills.
3. Girls carry all paraphernalia
such as handkerchiefs combs
shaving kits etc.
4. Girls open all doors and let
5. Girls help the boys on with
6. Boys must exercise the same
tact' on the telephone that
gfrls have to put on.
7. Girls call for their dates and
take them home ON TIME.
8. Fellers must be coy and not
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Mir . ' f
Turn Out for
Once Upon a Winter
Night Chosen Theme
Of Cadet's Holiday
"Once upon a Winter Night"
was selected as the theme for the
fourth annual Cadet's Holiday
the military banquet. The theme
was selected by the social com-
mittee which is headed by James
Stephen and co-chairman Su-
Decorations for the banquet
will be centered around Valley
Forge during the time George
Washington and the continental
army spent the winter there.
The banquet will be held Sat-
urday December 7 in the Worn-
man's Forum Building. Law-
rence Siewert and Sue Rhodes
decorations; Max Marks and
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Vets to be Honored
In Chapel Monday
Veterans' Day will be observed
at Hardin-Simmons University
Monday Nov. 11 with special
services in Behrens Chapel.
Music by the ROTC band will
start the program at 9:45 a. m.
Following the playing of the na-
tional anthem the ROTC Color
Guard will present the colors. The
pledge of allegiance to the flag
will be led by Cadet Lt. Col. Rob-
Dr. Albert Lunday professor
of sociology will read the scrip-
ture and Dean of Student Af-
fairs W. T. Walton will lead in
prayer. Dr. O. O. Watts chair-
man of the division of science
will read the names of ex-students
of Hardin-Simmons who
served in the armed forces dur-
ing World War I and Mr. Otho
Polk professor of physical educa-
tion will read the names of ex-
students who served in World
Dr. R. N. Richardson professor
of history and president emeritus
of H-SU will deliver a message
of appreciation to the veterans.
Dr. Clyde J. Hurst professor of
Bible will read the names of fac-
ulty staff members and students
who are veterans of military duty.
The 'ROTC band will conclude
the program- withs the Hardin-
November 11: Veterans' Me-
November 13: School of Music
November J5: Rev. Calvin
Bailey pastolr First Church
New Dispensing Counter
Built in Science Building
A new dispensing counter was
built and installed in one of the
freshman chemistry laboratories
in the science building last week.
Prior to this addition the lab
was inadequately equipped fac-
ulty members said. Necessary
materials had to be brought into
it from another laboratory.
Dr. Otto O. Watts head of the
chemistry department at Hardin-
Simmons said "The chemistry
department appreciates the sup-
plying of this much needed fur-
niture. It will make our work
in the laboratory more efficient.
Fill Officer Spots
Ministerial Council held its
regular weekly meeting last Mon-
day night. Dr. Mathis was the
Also on the program was the
election of officers to fill some
vacant post. Dave Philpot was'
elected first vice president. Glen
Jackson was elected second vice
president and Jerry Self was
elected publicity director.
Dr. Hurst chairman of the
special committee for Veterans'
Day will announce each part of
the program. Other members of
the committee are Lt. Col. How-
ard H. Burd professor of mili-
tary science and tactics; Prof.
Marion McClure director of the
University Bands; Prof Polk and
Chancellor a senior who is vice-
president of the student body.
Dr. Hurst said he especially
urges all faculty members to be
present for this event.
H-SU Speech Students
Leave for SMU Tourney
"Extemporary Speaking Tour-
nament will be held today No-
vember 8 at Southern Methodist
University Dallas lasting through
the 9th" reports Miss Emogene
Emery head of the Hardin-Simmons
University Speech Depart-
ment. This trip will mark the first for
the H-SU students. Other trips
are planned in the near future
for the students Miss Emery
Leaving early this morning the
students participating in the
tournament will be Clara Ann
Bennett David Thomas Ann
Smith Bill Ballenger. Lynda Kay
Parsons Ronald Dart and Ronda
Lamb Tom Reiff. Miss Emery
is accompanying these speakers
In the Exfemporary Speaking
Three hundred and five Hardin-Simmons
turned out to vote Wednesday in
the Student Council General Fall
Election. Three vacant Student
Council offices were filled during
the one-day voting.
Phyllis Lockhart senior busi-
ness major from Seminole was
elected as secretary of the Stu-
dent Council. Miss Lockhart has
been filling in as secretary all
year as this year's previously
elected secretary did not come
back to school. Phyllis is a
member of the symphonic band
senior class reporter was secre-
tary of her junior class and was
index editor of 'last year's
Jerry "Slim" Cunningham sen-
ior physical education major was
elected to the position of senior
representative to the Student
Council. He is secretary of the
Lettermen's Club vice-president
"of the senior class a three-year
varsity letterman and a member
of Circle K. He defeated Max
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Cadet Officers Club
Holds First Meeting
The Cadet Officer's Club had
its first meeting of the year Tues-
day with Cadet Col. James Mc-
Neely presiding. McNeely ex-
plained the purpose of the club
to all junior cadets who will be-
come members this year.
The purpose of the club is to
present to the future army of-
ficer the social aspects of the army
life while he is on active duty.
The clubs plans several meetings
with officers of other services to
speak to them.
During the business session of
the meeting Arthur McMillin of
Abilene was elected president.
Vice-president for the coming
year is Ferrell Hays also from
Abilene. Bill Ballenger junior
cadet from Council Bluffs Iowa
was elected secretary of the or-
ganization; and Carrol Dickson of
Odessa was elected treasurer.
Members of the organization
wear a membership ribbon of
purple and gold on their uniforms.
event the topics will be drawn
from international and national
affairs of current interests.
Miss Emery proudly says "We
have great hopes for this year as
we look back a year ago when
Clara Ann Bennett and Wretha
Whittle won first place."
It was said that trophies would
be awarded in the debate divi-
ions (first and second places) and
medals (first and second places) in
the individual events.
Also today in the Speech De-
partment there will be students
attending the Poetry Reading
Festival at Baylor University.
The students attending this tour-
nament are Mary Ann Harris
Karen Ruffner Star; Wiggins and
Dr. Irene Coger from Southwest
Missouri State College will be the
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