The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 50, No. 14, Ed. 1, Friday, January 8, 1965 Page: 3 of 4
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Clubs Iry To Shake Holiday
Drag; Make Plans lor Sing
By LOVE DECKER
"With the close of the Christmas
holidays the different clubs and
organizations around the campus
are busy making plans for the
next semester. Beta social club
is under way with plans for the
All-School Sing which will be in
March. The club will attend
church together at Pioneer Drive
Baptist Church Sunday January
10. Beta will be in charge of the
skit for the pep rally January 15.
Delta will have a party im-
mediately following the H-SU-McMurry
game. Delta members
'and their 'dates will meet at
Underwood's for a rather informal
"victory" party. This will be the
initial appearance of the Delta
At the Delta meeting a proposal
was introduced that all of the
social clubs would have a contest
to see which club would have the
highest grade point average.
Deltas left dager to study for
their final exams.
Jan Donaghey was presented
with a wedding gift from Delta.
She will be married February 6.
SIGMA DELTA SIGMA
During the annual fall bancniety
the men of Sigma Delta Sigma
Two Graduates Give $25000
For Julius Olsen Memorial
gave their sweetheart Virginia
Broyles a matching blazer in ap-
preciation of her status as their
club sweetheart. t
Sigma is selling candy as a
money-making project. If you
are interested in purchasing a
can or two contact Terry DuBose
Business Manager at Ext. 563.
Phil Davis 'is in charge Of pre-
senting a Sigma Delta Sigma
skit tonight at the pep rally for
the Cowboys' game against Mc-
Murry. He is assisted by Prince
Altom and Chuck Cox.
TAU ALPHA PHI
Tau Alpha Phi social' club was
organized January 11 1960. The
club will celebrate the anniver-
sary of this occasion Monday. The
men of Tau Alpha Phi will wear
their blazers and sit together in
chapel. They will also have din-
ner together at 6:15. Several
charter members of the club from
Abilene will speak at the dinner.
Tri Phi elected two new officers
because of old officers leaving.
The new officers are Kay Lov-
vorn treasurer and Olivia Cog-
gin corresponding secretary.
Final plans were made for par-
ticipation in the campus All-
A memorial to the late Dr.
Julius Olson longtime dean .and
head of science at Simmons Col-
lege Simmons University and
Hardin-Simmons University at
last js on the horizon.
Dr. and Mrs. F. T. Carson of
Charlottesville Va. both gradu-
ates of H-SU and both former stu-
dents of Dr. Olson have given the
university $25000 which they re-
quested be the nucleus for a suit-
able memorial to Dr. Olsen. The
funds have been accepted on that
basis and the nature of the me-
morial will be determined later
after the launching of a drive for
additional gifts said Dr. Lee
Hemphill the university's vice-
president for development.
Dr. Olsen one of the most
highly respected scientists in the
nation during the 40 years he
was associated with H-SU died
in 1942. He had come to Sim-
mons College in 1902 shortly
Four One-Act Plays Scheduled
For Next Thursday Friday
Four one-act plays will be pre-
sented in the Hardin-Simmons
University Theater on the nights
of Jan. 14-15..
Taking over the directing
duties on the four productions
will be four student directors
from the campus directing class.
One of the plays in the series
will be directed by Frank De
Peri. It is entitled "The Trifles
of Susan Glaspell."
According to De Peri the play
a melodrama is the story of
man's compassion for his fellow
man as opposed to that of the
Included in the cast of the 40
minute stage 'production are: Pat
Thurman Ginny Buress James
Wells Wayne Richardson and
Another of the one-act dramas
will be directed by a senior from
Bronte Carolyn Glen.
The story by Edna St. Vincent
Millay is a stylized (poetic) tragic
comedy depicting life after World
The presentations will last from
30 to 45 minutes. The title of
the play which is actually a play
within a play is "Aria de Capo."
Those appearing in the cast
are: Susan Reed Doug Dyer Earl
Smith Tye Morris and Maurice
The final two directors are Pat
Bonds who will direct "Supress-
ed Desires" and" Sharon Goodwin
who will present "The Sisters
All four of the plays will be
staged in the university theater
and there will be no charge.
Five H-SU Students Eye
Summer Mission Berths
Five Hardin-Simmons Univer-
sity students will be interviewed
by the BSU State Summer Mis-
sions Committee here on the cam-
pus Friday. A total of 82 stu-
dents all over the state are being
interviewed for 55 positions serv
ing on home and foreign fields of
the summer mission program.
H-SU's candidates are Alicia
Ramirez Patricia Yocum Helen
Dickson Olivia Coggin and Don-
The summer nroeram includes
revival work vacation Bible
school work religious surveys
summer camps and summer work
after receiving his Ph.D. degree.
in cnemistry ana pnysics irom
He had decided to join the
Simmons faculty to gain a year
or two of experience. He never
left except for a year in 1905 to
study at the University of Berlin
and at Cambridge.
Dr. Carson and Mrs. Carson
(the former Ollie Knight) gradu-
ated from Simmons College in
1915 and both were in govern-
ment service for a third of a
century before their retirement.
Dr. Carson was born on a farm
north of Barstow in 1893 and en-
tered Simmons after attending
public schools and the Crawford
Private School. He was a stur
dent assistant in physics and
chemistry under Dr. Olsen for
two years prior to graduation
and the following' year he was
principal and teacher of science
and mathematics in Sterling City
ROTC Rifle Team Fires
Two Postal Matches
The Hardin-Simmons Univer-
sity ROTC Rifle Team has and
will be doing a lot of shooting!
During this week ' the Team
fired a postal match against the
University of Tennessee. Team
members firing in this match
were: Ronald Bean Dennis
Green Terry Lamberth Michael
Kull Jim Pearston 'Larry Scott
and Richard Snyder.
Next week the team will com-
pete against the University of
California at Los Angeles. This
match will be fired under postal
He did postgraduate work at
Rice Institute in 1910-17 and at
George Washington University in
1929-33. H-SU conferred the
honorary Doctor of Science de-
gree on him in 1942.
Dr. Carson served as an officer
in the Navy in World War I in-
specting submarine components at
Union Iron Works in San Fran-
cisco. In 1919 he worked at
the Westinghouse Electric and
Manufacturing Company and
later returned to Texas to work
as a county and railroad surveyor
and map-maker in Ward and
In 1920 he was appointed lab-
oratory assistant at the National
Bureau of Standards in Washing-
ton working on paper testing
methods. He became assistant
physicist in 1921 associate phy-
sicist in 1927 and technologist in
1939. He rtired in 1952.
Carson and Miss Knight daugh-
ter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W.
L. Knight of Eastland and Ta-
hoka were married in 1920.
After her graduation from H-SU
she taught school in Texas for
three years and in 1918 started
working in the Treasury Depart-
ment in Washington.
She transferred in 1928 to the
agency that became the Civil
Aeronautics Administration and
worked there for .23 years be-
coming chief classifier of the
General Records Branch. Charles
Sawyer Secretary of Commerce
in 1950 presented her an Award
of Merit and a Silver Medal for
"service of unusual value to the
department" in recognition of
her part in the revision of the
Uniform Filing Manual of the
H-SU To Be Represented
At Baptist Conference
Plans are being made for at
least one and perhaps several
other Hardin-Simmons Univer-
sity faculty members to attend
the annual Texas Baptist Evan-
gelism Conference at Dallas
Marshall Walker director of re-
ligious activities here said early
this week he plans to attend at
least one day of the conference
which will attract more than
10000 preachers and laymen from
throughout the state.
Dr. Lindell O. Harris and Ken-
neth C. Hill of H-SU also are
making plans to attend if sched-
ules can be arranged.
"The Holy Spirit and Evangel-
ism" will be the conference theme.
Sessions will be held in the Me-
morial Auditorium except for a
Tuesday afternoon session that is
slated for the First Baptist
Church of Dallas.
Dr. C. Wade Freeman director
of evangelism for Texas Baptists
said recently that -some of South-
ern Baptists' foremost preachers
and Bible scholars will speak. Dr.
Wayne Dehoney president of the
4M I s M?
"Women come in four sizes
thin medium plump and
Southern Baptist Convention will
bring the closing address at the
first general session Monday Jan.
18. Others due to speak at the
sesison are Gregory Walcott lay
evangelist and TV-motion picture
actor; and the Rev. Eual Lawson
of the Sbuthern Baptist Home
Mission Board's Division of Evan-
gelism. An address by Charles Howard
professor emeritus of Campbell
College at Buies Creek Nl C will
close the conference at noon-Wednesday.
Dr. Wayne E. Ward theology
professor at Southern Baptist
Theological Seminary Louisville
Ky. is one of the distinguished
speakers to be on hand. He will
speak at four of the sessions.
Other key speakers include
evangelists R. G. Lee and Vance
Havner; Dr. H. Leo Eddleman
president of New Orleans Baptist
Theological Seminary; Dr. W.
Fred Swank pastor of the Saga-
more Hill Baptist Church in Fort
Worth and chairman of the Texas
Baptist State Missions Commis-
sion; Dr. Frank M Smith pas-
tor of the Hyde Park' Baptist
Church in Austin; and the Rev.
Harper Shannon pastor of the
First Baptist Church of Dothan
Special music will be brought
by the Singing Churchmen; John
McKay of Fort Worth evangelis-
tic music director; Mrs. Glorietta
AHJson of Bay town; Mrs. Virginia
Seelig and Miss Joe Ann Shelton
both of the school of church
music at Southwestern Baptist
Theological Seminary of Fort
Worth; and Mr ind Mrs Theron
V. FarrJ of Dallas.
Friday 8th of January
to Friday 15th of January
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