The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 45, No. 19, Ed. 1, Friday, February 26, 1960 Page: 1 of 6
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ABILENE TEXAS FRIDAY FEBRUARY 26 1960
Spring semester enrollment
climbed to 1530 at Hardin-Sim-mons
"University last Thursday
deadline passed for registration
The number is 86 higher than
the 1959 spring enrollment of
1444 and 59 under the fall semes-
ter total of 1589.
Mrs. Madge Grba registrar re-
ported that a few others who have
started registration may have
been added Saturday when
The spring enrollment includes
463 freshmen 331 sophombres 276
juniors 325 seniors .100 post
graduates and graduates and 35
specials Mrs. Grba said.
This total is the highest for any
spring semester in several years
since the heavy enrollment of
ex-GI's during the post-Vorld
"War II period.
The Department of Military
Science and Tactics at Hardin-
Simmons has announced the fol-
Promoted from Second Lieu-
tenant to First Lieutenant: Ron-
ald N. Funderburk Jim T. But-
ler Leon J. Cohorn Jack A.
Duncan Jerry E. Hall William B.
Hampton Richard G. Johnson
and Bill T. Teague.
Cadet Bill D. Tucker has been
promoted to Second Lieutenant.
Also promoted was Cadet Cpl.
Raymond L. Mobley to Sergeant
The following assignments in
the Cadet Brigrade have also
Second Lt. Charles H. Goza
Brigade S-4; 2nd Lt. Ted E. Gar-
ner 1st Battle Group Executive
Officer; 2nd Lt. Arthur M. Cun-
ningham Co. A Executive Of-
ficer; and 2nd Lt. Bill D. Tucker
Co. E Platoon Leader.
Major William H. Boyd assist-
ant PMS&T said that there will
be other promotions announced
before the annual Federal Inspec-
tion which will be held on
Will Host Lecturers
Scientists in three fields will
visit Hardin-Simmons University
in late February .and early March
as consultants and guest lecturers
in geology chemistry and anat-
omy and physiology.
First of the visitors to arrive
will be Prof. K. K. Landes pe-
troleum geologist from the Uni-
versity of Michigan. He will be
here Feb. 29-March 1 said Earl
Harrison assistant professor of
Dr. William H. R. Shaw as-
sistant professor of chemistry at
; the University of Texas will ar-
rive March 1 for two days in
the H-SU chemistry department
Dr. Otto O. Watts; chairman of
the H-SU division of natural sci-
ences reported. Dr. Shaw also
wjll spend two days March 3-4
at Abilene Christian College.
Dr. L. M. N. Bach professor
of physiology in the Tulane Uni-
versity School of Medicine is due
here March 11 to snend two davs
as consultant and lecturer in the
H-SU biology department. Dr. D.
W. Craik professor of biology at
H-SU said ACQ and McMurry
t College faculty members will be
i invited to hear Dr Bach in a
1 Haciilty lecture .during kisr visit to
' '1?$ . wm visit Hardiri-Sim-
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Hardin-Simmons University is
one of 19 universities to receive
one of the renewed grants from
Continental Oil Co.'s fourth an-
nual financial aid to education
prqgram for the 1960-61 academic
year. The renewed grants total
The total amount set aside by
Conoco's program for this year
exceeds $200000 and includes
grants and fellowships for scien-
tific and business research and
scholarships for outstanding col-
lege students said President L.
"Under this year's program
Conoco will renew grants to 19
colleges and education institutions
and award new grants to four
colleges" said McCollum. "In ad-
dition the company will award
$3000 fellowships for basic re-
search at 21 schools and $500
scholarships to outstanding upper
classmen at 29 colleges."
A method of procedure has
been outlined for students
who need medical excuses for
According to school nurse
Poris Green a student that is
ill must report to his or her
respective dorm director or to
the nurses' office before any
classes are missed.
Medical excuses will not be
issued from the University
nurse unless one of these pro-
cedures is followed. Also if
a student has reported to the
tiorm director he must report
the same day to the nurses'
Leap Night Activities Set
Open house will be held in
all girls' dorms Monday even-
ing Miss Alice Berkshire dean
of women announced.
The SUB will be open.
Intramural athletics will be
held in RFH.
'The Stratton Story" star-
ring James Stewart will high-
light the 'leap year day' event.
The movie will be shown in
RFH at 9 p. m. Miss Berk-
National Science Foundation
through its visiting geo-scientist
program Harrison said. He will
lecture in H-SU geology classes
speak at a faculty meeting and
possibly at a meeting of the Abi-
lene Geological Society.
rtDr. Shaw will address chem-
istry classes speak at a science
faculty meeting be on the pro-
gram for an H-SU Science Club
meeting and possibly deliver one
or more night lectures Dr. Watts
said. His appearance here will be
sponsored by the American Chem-
Dr. Bach a neurbphysiologist
will speak in various anatomy
and physiology classes at a meet-
ing of the science staff and fac-
ulty and will observe several
classes as consultant in teaching
methods said Dr. Craik.
He was executive director of
the Survey of Physiological Sci-
ences for the American Ass'n. for
the Advancement of Science and
has done extensive work in the
study of the central nervous sys-
tem's control of respiration and
circulation spinal cord activity
sleep and consciousness and on
Dr. Bach's visit to H-SU will
be made possible by a special
Nether y Henderson Here
For 5th Annual Houseparty
By PAT DISHMAN
Brand Associate Editor
"Share Your Baptist Pallet"
might well be the .theme for the
fifth annual Young Women's Aux-
iliary Houseparty which opened
with registration here at 1:30 to-
day. Hardin-Simmons is week-end
host to some 1400 young women
and their sponsors. This number
is nearly equal to the student
body enrollment this year said
Byron Bryant director of the H-
SU public relations division. "I
would like to urge each student
to feel and act as an official host
during the houseparty" Bryant
When stating the number of
girls expected Bryant coined the
phrase "share your Baptist pal-
let." He went on to say that this
number far exceeded the expec-
tations and that speaking for
Hardin-Simmons "we would be
glad to move over and give our
guests first place."
George L. Graham executive
assistant to the president is gen-
eral chairman for the houseparty.
"We are anticipating the largest
crowd ever this year and we are
looking toward a very wholesome
and refreshing association with
the girls" Graham said.
On the program and in charge
of the state-wide arrangements
for the houseparty are Mary Jane
Nethery Dallas Texas YWA di-
rector and Eula Mae Henderson
March 1 Becomes Feb. 30
A February with 30 days?
Hal Fugate a Phoenix Ariz. post graduate student said
he could remember a February that had 30 days in it.
Run away imagination? No it's a fact. Hal was on the
other side of the International Da'te Line on Feb. 29. Upon
crossing the Date Line 'tomorrow on this side became today
on the other side. Thus a February with 30 days.
Fugate was en route from the Far East back to the
United States when he crossed the Date Line during his
career in the navy. He was on board the USS Arnold J.
Isbell DD 869.
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CARNIVAL KING Bob Bckw of Pampa i bing pmnid ih year's winning club was the Cow-
crown of royalty from & Uaiytnity Qutn Phyllis Jtftariw of boy Band.
LlltWiWd. 4ckr will br iiMf Carairal King of iho UniTor-
tty. Cooarto roni
. . . MARY JANE NETHERY
Dallas executive secretary-treasurer
for the Texas Woman's Mis-
Other guests on campus for the
programs are Mrs. Allegra La-
Prairie Seller's Home New Or-
leans; Mrs. Woodson Armes Fort
Worth; Bill Pinson Dallas; Miss
Billie Pate Birmingham Ala.;
Miss Blanche Groves missionary
emeritus to China and Hong
Kong; and Mrs. John Earl Seelig
Fort Worth. Evan A. Reiff H-SU
iho JUMfchool Curahral
. . . EULA MAE HENDERSON
president will give the welcom-
ing address Friday evening.
The theme for this year's house-
party is "Starlit Trails to Christ"
Mrs. R. F. Mahood said. Mrs. Ma-
hood has beep in charge of the
entire registration for the house-
party. All of the activities will
be in University Baptist church
except the closing Sunday morn-
ing services which will be held
in Rose Fied House.
The university has made spe-
cial arrangements with some of
the local hotels for complete
blocks of rooms for some of the
girls to stay in Mrs. Mahood said.
Other girls will stay in the three
girls' dorms on campus with some
staying in Rose Field House and
still others at Hendrick Nurses'
Mrs. LaPrairie social worker in
New Orleans is to be the Home
Missions speaker. A native of
Cypress Louisiana she attended
Northwestern and Tulane Univer-
sities where she earned the BA
and later the master's degree in
Mary Hardin-Baylor and South-
western Theological Seminary
graduate Mrs. Armes is scheduled'
to speak on love courtship and.
marriage. She is a frequent con-
tributor to The Baptist Standard.
Mrs. Armes will also bring the
Sunday School lesson Sunday
morning in Rose Field House.
Bill Pinson Jr. associated with
the Christian Life Commission
Baptist General Convention of"
Texas is the scheduled speaker
for the decision service Sunday
A native of Tennessee and
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Bobby Becker senior pre-med-ical
student from Pampa was
crowned 1960 Hardin - Simmons:
University Carnival King last Fri-
day night in Rose Field House.
He was crowned King by Uni-.
versity Queen Phyllis Jeffries
after being chosen inNcompetition
with three other nominees Joe
Allen of Crane Bob Howell or
San Antonio and Jeff Goodwin
. of Las Cruces N. M..
During the' entertainment pro-
gram a plaque was presented to.
University Players for having the-
best booth which was a "Horror
House." This plaque is passed'
from winner to winner from year
to year Any club winning the
plaque three years in succession
will be allowed to keen It. Last
The best booth was chosen on
promotion and decoration most
originality and boat publicity.
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