The Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 51, No. 6, Ed. 1, Friday, October 29, 1965 Page: 7 of 8
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Friday October 29 1865
Rice Starts a New
Career Phase Here
serve Officer Training Corps
brines Col. Jnhnnv M "Rino oi I
most back to where he started.
A product of the ROTC program
himself Col. Rice says that he
feels that his assignment as the
commandant of the program at
Hardin-Simmons is an honor and
A veteran of 25 years' service
in the US Army has taken Col.
Rice into over 40 countries and
all but six states in the Union.
A native of Sherman he grad-
uated from Texas A&M with a
bachelor of science degree. He
received his commission as a sec-
ond lieutenant in 1940 by virtue
of his college ROTC cadet train
ing. He was integrated into the
Regular Army shortly after World
Serving primarily in North Af-
rica and Italy during the Second
World War Col. Rice participated
in three major campaigns in that
theater including the invasion of
Italy at Salerno Beach.
Transportation has been Col.
Rice's specialty in his career. He
has been connected with all
His first station of major re-
sponsibility came at the port of
Naples Italy during World War
II. He was officer in charge of
all transportation for materials
coming into the port bound for
inland Army units.
Col. Rice was the program ini-
tiating officer for one of the first
Air Co-ordinating offices. He
started the first office in Brook-
ley AFB for co-ordination of Ar-
my personnel and materials
being transported for the Army
by the U. S. Air Force.
Just prior to his assignment to
Hardin-Simmons the colonel was
Chief of Staff of the 8th Army
Supply Command in Korea. His
duty was to co-ordinate for Army
units in Korea all services such
as transportataion and communi-
cations supplies and mainte-
Col. Rice explained his future
plans are in the hands of the Ar-
my although he would like to
work toward getting his teach-
er's certificate while he is here
When asked about Abilene the
colonel replied that all the peo-
ple particularly the people on
campus are ". . . really friendly.
They are all an easy to get along
with group of individuals."
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licity chairman is vice-president
of the Interclub Council. Benni
is an elementary education ma-
jor and plans to go nto the teach-
The Queen and Princesses are
official representatives of the
Hardin-Simmons student body
and will represent us in many
functions during the school year.
Dallas Museum To
Sponsor Art Shows
DALLAS Dallas Museum of
Fine Arts has announced plans
for three competitive shows open
to Southwestern artists to be pre-
sented during I960 the South-
western Print and Drawing Exhi-
bition a regional crafts exhibition
sponsored by the American
Craftsmen's Council and a Texas
Painitng and Sculpture show.
First on the schedule is the
Southwestern Print and Drawing
Exhibition set for Jan. 12 through
Feb. 6. As in the past this show
is open to artists in a seven state
region embracing Arizona Ar
kansas Colorado Louisiana New
Mexico Oklahoma and Texas.
The jury will be announced in a
prospectus to be sent to artists
later this fall.
In the future the print and
drawing show which heretofore
has been annual will be held
biennially alternating with a
competitive crafts show organized
by DMFA. The crafts show for-
merly limited to Texas will be
expanded to include the South
"By putting these two competi-
tive shows on an alternating
basis expanding the crafts show
from state to regional and select-
ing outstanding juries we hope
to add to the stature of both ex-
hibitions" DMFA director Mer-
rill C. Rueppel explained.
The list of states included in the
crafts show may differ slightly
from that of the print and draw-
ing show in order to take in cer-
tain states such as Kansas whore
interest and activity in the crafts
is particularly strong.
"South Central Craftsmen U. S.
A. 66" the American Craftsmen's
Council show to be held at DMFA
Feb. 16-Mar. 20 is open to crafts-
men in the Craftsmen's Council
south central region Arkansas
Colorado Kansas Oklahoma and
Texas. The show is preliminary
to a national crafts show to be
held later in the ;rear at the Mu-
seum for Contemporary Crafts in
New York City.
The Texas Painting and Sculp-
ture exhibition which will be a
competitive juried show is sched-
uled for May 18-June 19.
Since there has already been a
year's interruption in the con
tinuity of state-wide painting and
sculpture shows at DMFA the
word annual has been dropped
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Welcome H-SU Students and Exes
We're Not New (as Most of You Know)
WE HAVE THE SAME KEEN DESIRE TO PLEASE YOU
WE HAVE THE EXPERIENCE THE PERSONNEL AND THE EQUIPMENT TO CARRY OUT THAT DESIRE
MACK EPLEN'S RESTAURANT
Where Qualify Is Reasonably Priced
Truly Invited To
Modern Music Meet
Miss Mary Truly member of
the Hardin-Simmons school of
music faculty has been invited
to have a composition performed
at the 2nd Festival of 20th Cen-
tury Music at Oklahoma City Uni-
versity during the week of Nov.
13-21. A composition of Miss
Truly's was performed at the first
Festival held in April 1963.
"Five Songs Upon His Love"
will be performed by Miss Mari-
lyn Mayse of the H-SU music
faculty accompanied by Miss
Truly. The text was written by
Geoffrey Brown a former H-SU
In 1963 Miss Truly's masters
thesis a composition for chamber
orchestra was played at a read-
ing session by the Oklahoma City
Symphony under the direction of
Dr. Guy Fraser Harrington.
from the title. The future sched-
uling of such an exhibition will
depend largely on the quality of
the entries submitted for the show
"We hope the response justifies
scheduling a Texas painting and
sculpture show on some regular
basis" Mr. Rueppel said "but at
the present time plans beyond
next spring are necessarily
Jury and entrance requirements
for the spring show will be
announced at a later date.
Hardin-Simmons students in-
terested in entering any of these
shows should contact Merrill C.
Rueppel co Dallas Museum of
Fine Art Dallas.
Before the onset of the men
strual period rely on Pre-
Codurex to help relieve nerv-
ous tension headache and
uiMo xcar An
H-SU Art Student
Wins in Art Show
Ford Farr senior art major
from Abilene was selected as a
winner in the 7th Annual Eight-
State Exhibition of Painting and
Sculpture being held in the Ok
lahoma Art Center Oklahoma
City Sept. 25 through Oct. 31.
Farr's painting entitled "Sey-
mour No. 1" an oil work was
one of 60 paintings selected from
the 796 entered in the competi-
tion. He was awarded a $150
quotation in the show.
Painters and sculptors from
Louisiana Arkansas Missouri
Kansas Colorado New Mexico
Texas and Oklahoma entered
their paintings or sculptures in
Maurice Tuchman Curator of
Modern Art of the Los Angeles
Calif. County Museum of Art and
juror for the exhibition said of
the selections "The diversity and
liveliness of this exhibition speaks
well oi the quality of the art pro-
duced ... in the Southwest."
Becoming wiser today is pain-
ful. It makes a person realize
what a fool he was yesterday.
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Doctors say alcohol is the No. 1 ally of disease
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Carl R. Hogue
Hardin-Simmons Representative V
Will Go to New York
Philip Simpson University Or-
ganist and member of the Hardin-
Simmons music faculty has been
invited to play two organ recitals
in New York City on Nov. 14 and
15. Simpson will perform at the
Fifth Avenue Presbyterian
Church on the 14th and at St.
Peter's Lutheran Church on the
A native of Oklahoma City
Simpson received his bachelor's
and master's degrees in organ
from the University of Oklahoma.
He studied with Mildred Andrews
and with Marie-Claine Alain a
guest-instructor from Paris teach-
ing at the University of Okla-
homa. Simpson who is the organist
for the First Baptist Church is
a member of the American Guild
of Organists Pi Kappa Lambda
academic honor society (for per-
formance) and Phi Mu Alpha'
men's professional music fra-
ternity. October 28 1886 Bartholdi's
statue of "Liberty Enlightening
the World" on Bedloe's Island in
New York harbor was dedicated.
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