The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 46, No. 3, Ed. 1, Friday, September 30, 1960 Page: 1 of 8
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Meeting Oct. 1 5
ABILENE TEXAS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30 1960
Berkley and Steele
Will Lead Brigade
Men from Abilene and Hamlin
have been promoted to the top
two posts at Hardin-Simmons
University's Reserve Officer
Training Corps brigade.
Promoted from cadet master
sergeant to cadet colonel and as-
signed as 'brigade commander was
Clyde J. Berkley 2009 Jeanette.
He is a senior chemistry and edu-
cation major at H-SU.
Rowland G. Steele Hamlin has
been promoted from cadet ser-
geant major to lieutenant colonel.
He was assigned as executive of-
ficer of the brigade. Steele is a
senior student at H-SU majoring
Approximately 25 other cadets
also were given promotions and
assignments this week as the
H-SU ROTC brigade organized for
the new school year.
Those on the list includes:
Carlos M. Gonzales of Orange
captain and first battle group
executive officer of the second
battle group; Ernest H. Stephens
of Tye- captain and brigade train-
ing and operations officer; Dallas
Christian of Stamford first lieu-
tenant and Company A executive
officer; Milton I. Redeker of
Frederick Okla. first lieutenant
and Company B executive officer;
and Kenneth Burnam of Cole-
man Company P executive of-
ficer. Others are Eddie W. Martin of
Abilene first lieutenant and Com-
pany E executive officer; David
A. Thomas Valley Mills promot-
ed to cadet lieutenant colonel and
named commander of the first
battle group; Paul T. Hinds Ran-
ger lieutenant colonel and com-
mander of the second battle
group; Jimmy B. Carter of Dal-
las major and brigade adjutant;
and John F. Busby of Abilene
captain and Company A com-
mander. Also Wayland Parsons Abilene
captain and Company B com-
mander; Douglas McGuire of
Rochester captain and company
E commander; Carld D. Taggert
of Grandfalls captain and com-
pany F c.ommander; Adrian A.
Ashley of Abilene and Leon D.
Allard of Hobart Okla. first
lieutenants assigned as battle
Assigned as platoon leaders and
promoted to second lieutenants
were Kenneth A. Chorn of Abi-
SEA Installs New
Hunter Hall was the scene
Thursday evening of the installa
tion service of the Hardin-Simmons
University Chapter of the
Student Education Association.
The organization's officers in-
clude Jimmy Day senior from
Houstdn president; Beverly
Scott Odessa senior first vice-
president; Lillian Ladene Herr-
ing Holliday senior second vice-
president; Laynette Morgan jun-
ior from Kilgore secretary.
Also installed were Charles
glazner Anson junior treasurer;
Ann Halford Vernon junior
librarian and Mary Catherine
Beck Wichita Falls junior his-
torian. Dr. Clyde T. Jetton associate
professor of education at H-SU
is sponsor of the organization of
Following the installation the
new president outlined plans of
the organization for the coming
year. The group wil lhold a ban-
quet Oct. 28 and on Nov. 8 the
organization will meet jointly
with S. E. A. members of Abi-
lene Christian College and Mc-
Murry College the president an-
nounced. -In a brief address to more than
50 persons attending the meeting
Dr Jetton said last year's mem-
bership was fourth in state com-
pared with ohter colleges and
universities. Last year's mem-
bership was 204. After the ad-
dress refreshments were served.
lene; James B. Tyler of Abilene;
Tommy T. Cheek of Dallas;
Felix Dooley of Roscoej" Ralph
E. Miller of Deming N. M.; Lar-
ry E. Hicks of Muleshoe; Joseph
R. Williams of Colorado City and
Raymond L. Mobley of San
Cadets receiving first sergeant
assignments were Jackie D. Par-
ker of Peacock; John E. Phillips
of Levelland; Donald O. Starr of
Odessa; and John Harrison of
Abilene. Appointed platoon ser-
geants were Joe Burnam of
Coleman; William J. Boughman
of Abilene; Robert L. Evans of
Lubbock; Bill L. Hennon of
Odessa; Dayland Parsons of Abi-
lene; Roy Priddy of Fort Worth;
John A. Love of Wichita Falls;
and Warren R. Olson of Avoca.
Members of the H-SU military
unit have classes in military
science and tactics on regular
academic schedules. Drills are
held twice weekly from 11:40 a.
m. to 12:30 p. m. each Monday
and Wednesday. More than 350
men are enrolled in the ROTC.
Assignments for the command-
ing officer and other leaders for
the ROTC group which will con-
stitute a separate cadet company
will be assigned soon.
Roy 0. McClain to Speak
Monday in Chapel Hour
Rated by Newsweek magazine
as one of the "10 greatest preach-
ers in America" Dr. Roy O. Mc-
Clain will speak to Hardin-Simmons
University students next
Monday during the chapel pro-
gram at Rose Field House.
Dr. McClain pastor of the First
Baptist Church of Atlanta Ga.
will be conducting a revival in
Abilene at the First Baptist
Church Oct. 1-9. At the home
of Dr. and Mrs. Evan Allard Reiff
Sunday night he will be a special
guest of college students.
The college Young People's de-
partment of the First Baptist
church will sponsor his appear-
ance at the H-SU president's
home Sunday evening following
Dr. McClain pastor of the At-
lanta church since 1953 is a na-
tive of Donalds S. C. Formerly
he was a Baptist Hour preacher
and it has been estimated that he
had an audience of 20 million per-
sons weekly on the Baptist Hour
program which more than 450
radio stations broadcasted.
Many universities colleges and
military posts have had him as a
speaker on religious issues.
Dr. McClain received his B. S.
degree from Furman University.
ne aiso nas ms ivi. i. degree xrum
Carolina Commercial College his
Th. M. and Tr. D. degrees from
Southern Baptist Theological
Seminary and the honorary doc-
torate pf divinity from Furman.
In 1957 he wrote the book
"This Way Please."
Reiff Bryant Speak
At Baptist Conventions
Byron Brant director of pub-
lic relations will speak at the
Wisconsin-Minnesota Baptist As-
sociation in Milwaukee Oct. 7 on
the subject of "Christian Educa-
tion." Southern Baptist work has just
been opened in this area and is
actually a part of the Texas Bap-
tist Convention work.
"Hardin-Simmons University is
in a good position to serve the.
area in Christian education since
there are no other Baptist col-
leges there" says Bryant.
Other conventions in which
Bryant has represented are
Fisher Association in Rove Sept.
6; Callahan Association in Baird
Sept. 9; Jones Association in
Hamlin Sept. 13; Stonewall-
Kent Association in Girard Sept
Fall Enrollment at 1594;
Peak of 1600 Expected
Registration for the fall semes-
ter at Hardin-Simmons Univer-
sity climbed to a peak enrollment
Lists New Job
By DEE MOSTELLER
Brand Staff Reporter
Claude Hicks placement direc-
tor at Hardin-Simmons Univer-
sity has just released the 1961
edition of the College Placement
Annual available in the place-
ment office to graduates and
This annual is the official non
profit occupational directory of
the Regional Placement Associa-
tions. It contains tips on what
to say to the interviewer as well
as a listing of the job opportuni-
ties n6rmally available from some
Most popular with company re-
cruiters according to the annual
are those with engineering de-
grees. Chief among the engi-
neers are the mechanical engi-
neers with ' other engineering
specialties cross-referenced in the
Demand is high the annual re-
veals for chemists sales and
business administrators. Other
fields categorized in the book
range from accounting to claim
adjusting home economics lib-
eral arts math and therapy to
veterinary medicine. In all
there are more than 10000 com-
pany occupational cross-references.
In an introductory section the
annual counsels the job-seekers
on making decisions as well as
on training programs letter writ-
ing and the placement service
itself. Special articles deal with
alumni and veterans placement
and jobs for women.
H-SU is one of more than 700
colleges throughout the United
States and Canada to participate
in the distribution of the annual
to seniors. Also this year specially-marked
editions will be
available to alumni requesting re-
cruitment advice from their place-
ment office and through the co-
operation of the Department of
Defense to men being separated
from the Armed Services.
A special bulletin concerning
the annual said "Reflecting its
increasing acceptance as the of-
ficial job-hunting directory the
annual has a record circulation
this year of 195000 copies and a
growth in total pagesto 416.
15; and Haskell-Knox Associa-
tion in Haskell Sept. 20.
Bryant speaks basically1 on
Christian education especially
emphasizing work done at H-SU.
Dr. Evan A. Reiff president of
H-SU spoke Thursday Sept. 29
at the Abilene Baptist Associa-
tion. Meetings were held at the
Caps Baptist church. His subject
was "Reaching the Unreached
Through Christian Education."
H-SU will have a booth at the
Texas Baptist Convention to be
held in Lubbock Oct. 31-Nov. 2.
Members of the public relations
department will serve in the
booth. The university will also
be represented at the New Mex-
ico California and Colorado con-
ventions later this year accdrd-
jng to Bryant
of 1594 with several more reg-
istrations expected before Satur-
day the last day registrations will
Enrollment for the fall semes-
ter exceeds last year's total by
five. "We expect several more
late registrations to come in by
Saturday"" said Mrs. Madge
Grba registrar at H-SU. Mrs.
Grba had previously predicted
H. B. Smith Dean of Faculty
Serves With State Committee
A Hardin-Simmons University
dean H. B. Smith will serve as
a consultant on a working com-
mittee of the Association of Tex-
as Colleges and Universities.
His responsibilities along with
other committee members will in-
clude determining projects the
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The annual Faculty-Student Re-
ception was held Tuesday Sept.
27 from 8-10 p. m. in the lobby of
Students were greeted by a re-
ception line composed by ad-
ministration and faculty members
of Hardin-Simmons University.
President' and Mrs. Reiff greeted
students at the main door follow-
ed by other staff members and
their families. Faculty members
were grouped by departments in
the receiving line.
Alice Berkshire dean of wom-
en was general chairman of re-
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STUDENT FACULTY RECEPTION Students ifrom left to right
are Donivee Rodan Peggy Flowers. Mary Truly and-Jerianne
Hacker. In the background art faculty members Mrs. Geozfe L.
Graham Mr. George L. Graham and Dr and Mrs. Evan A. Reiff.
an enrollment of 1600 a predic-
tion which has been fulfilled.
Freshman enrollment amounted
to 523 and sophomores added
another 349 to the number. En-
rollment for the junior class
totaled 313. Registration of sen-
iors totaled 274.
H-SU has enrolled 70 graduate
students 19 post-graduates and
46 special students.
asosciation should work on co-
operatively. Solutions to college
and university problems in Texas
related to the field of education
will constitute most of the proj-
ects of the committee.
Dr. Smith dean of faculties at
H-SU has been associated with
the university faculty since July
1 1954. Dr. Smith is a native
Degrees were conferred on him
from Georgetown College in
Georgetown Ky. where he re-
ceived his A. B. and his M. A.
and Ph. D. from the University
of Cincinnati in Cincinnati Ohio.
Advance graduate study was
done by Dr. Smith at the Uni-
versity of Chicago.
Smith is a member of the Na-
tional Education Association
American Association of Aca-
demic Deans and Southern As-
sociation of Academic Deans. He
also is a member in Abilene at
First Baptist Church and the
She was aided by
of students and
Members of the Circle K Club
and Student Council girls helped
with the serving. Those serving
at the punch bowl were the
Mssrs. Joe Grba W. T. Walton
George Graham and W. B. Smith.
Rex Wilson from San Angelo and
Jerry Hitt from Post provided
"Despite the fact that the re-
ception had to be moved indoors
it was a huge success" said Miss
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