The Prism (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 19, Ed. 1, Thursday, December 16, 1915 Page: 1 of 10
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TAYLOR BROS. STUDIO
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BROWNWOOD TKXAS DECEMBER 16 1915
PRESS CLUB ORGANIZED
Members of Prism and Lasso Staffs
Ell'eet Important Organization.
Local Club Will Start Work Hoping
to Receive Membership in State
The members of the staffs of our
two college publications The Prism
and The Lasso met on Tuesday De-
cember the 14th and took steps to-
ward the organization of perhaps one
of the most impoitant activities of
college life a Pies Club. Last year
some preliminary action toward this
step was taken but no visible results
were produced. This year it is hoped
that the Club luay do woik which will
be helpful and of practical benefit to
the whole schol.
The first step was the election of of-
ficeis the Mowing being placed in of-
fice: Ok mi Brooks Piesideut C. K.
Lancaster Vice-President; Mis Cecile
Lancaster Corresponding Secretary;
Miss Ethel Neal Recording Secretary;
and Willaid Taylor Treasurer. A
committee was appointed to draw up
a constitution to bo submitted for ap-
proval by the Club at its next meeting.
The president also appointed a pro-
gram committee for making a pro-
gram to bo given as soon as a conven-
ient time can be obtained for a social
and biihincs meeting.
The organization of this Press Club
does not mean that we have already
obtained membership in the State
Press Association. We intend to work
toward that aim yet our Local Club is
organized for a purpose closer at hand i
The students who are at the head of '
our student publications realize that
something is lacking in the suport
these institutions receive at the hands
of our student body. There is not
enough interest manifested by the in-
dividual students. There is too great
a tendency to leave the paper alto-
gether to the stall' for publication.
Naturally this is unwise and unjust;
the paper under those conditions is not
a true leprescntalion of the school
and the responsibility and work for
the stall' is too heavy. And so the
Press Club hopes to foster an interest
in journalism to encourage a spirit of
loyalty to our college paper and to
create a love for writing for its own
The Club is planning to hold regular
meetings where dilliculties may be
mentioned and overcome and where
the problems of our college publica-
tions may bo discussed with benefit to
all. By means of contests and other
agencies it hopes to obtain a better
class of writings for our papers. As
soon as possible the Club hopes to be-
come a member of the State Associa-
tion from which relation many bene-
fits may be received. From the work
here in Howard Payne we hope to ob-
tain results which will put our publi-
cations on a higher plane and thus re-
flect more glory on our college
Young man if you have not had the
distinction of being the son of a great Alexander Reporter. in each of the schools where he at-
father make your father the fathcr'of ' The detailed part of the work this tended.- He was liked by all" he stu-
a great son. Ex. ... . .. jj-Clu.il ;wj):lo wasijpt.diofmiteLy-dBoided jdents. aVul-took a'very activd part in
SANITARY BARBER SHOP M. J. WETZEL PROPRIETOR 106
I'niK' .Your .Loyalty .and Develop
Yourself in the Literary Society.
Time and again the merits of socie-
ty work have been urged upon all
students of Howard Payne College.
Such is a worthy theme and we ought
to yet urge it more and more
It is a
recognized fact not only with us but
with other schools in the state that
we have splendid literary societies in
our school. The spirit generated in
these societies lias been showing itself
in all of our college activities. We do
not hesitate to say that Howard Payne
would not lie the college that it is if
it did not possess four of the best l!t-
erary societies to 1)3 found anywhere
Many of Howard Payne's biightest
traditions are associated with her lit
BROWNWOOD OPTICAL CO.
DR. HALES "KNOWS EYES"
WE GRIND OUR
nriirv unfit)! inw. Stnrlpntt; io nut from
the school with a warmer spot in their
hearts for their societies than for any
other of their college activities. They
have put their labor and efforts into
them and these have left their murk.
A student who attends Howard
Payne and does not join one of the
four literary societies is not measur
ing up to his or her full capacity for
college loyalty. If the societies are
such a great factor in the life of our
college and you are not a part of this
factor then you are denying your col- The Baptists at the University of Tex- must awaKc:
lege of just that much help. Is this as are also to be helped. Their place Every thing is indicating a success-
right? of worship is inadequate. Money will ful base ball season. A nun bar of o'd
You arc not only falling short in be appropriated to purchase a cite for men and some very promising ue.v
your duty to your college but you are a church building. The local Baptists men will be on hand. Captain Wooden
denying yourself of an indispensable will also be aided in the erection of it. is expected oon after Cnisstuiiis.
training by staying out of the literary
societv. We are sorry for any stu-
dent who has not experienced its ben
efits. We arc sory tor any student
who does not know its happy associa-
tions. All four societies need more
good workers. If you are not already
one of us then we can truly say
"Come on in the water is fine."
OF COLLEGE ORGA-
NIZE BROOKS CLUB
Purpose of Organization is to Further
The Candidacy of S. P. Brooks
For l'. S. Senator.
Wednesday evening December 15
an enthusiastic bunch of students or-
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Club. Officers elected were us follows:
Glenn Brooks President; Troy the service. His mother and father
Brooks Vice-President; Doyle Brooks three brothers and a sister were un-
Socretary; Uosco Brooks Sargent-at- able to attend. They reside in Cali-
arms; E. E. Brooks Treasurer; Miss
Jessie Brooks Sponsor; and F. M
TEXAT BAPTISTS TO !
RAISE MILLION DOLLARS ;
To be Invested in New Buildings Fif-
teen Colleges to be Benefited-
University Baptists Will also
The Executvie Board of the State
Convention in its business session at
Dallas last week decided to raise one
million dollars for the benefit of the
schols. There are in Texas sixteen
Buntist schools four of which are
standard colleges. Simmons College
however is independent of the other
schools and not controlled by the
State Convention. The plans forrais-
ing the money have not been made
known further than five years will
he used in the big task raising two
hundred and fifty thousand dollars a
; : : : : .; : ::: i let ics. Carter Patterson was enthu-
: siastically elected captain of the l!)l(!
Ti.i iu .. .-....! fn....wi foot ball squad. Horace Shelton u.id
and one that Baptists everywhere will
likely fall in line with. For some
years they have become lopsided on
the question of Christian Education
Missions have been pushed and right
ly so but education should not be neg.
lected. In addition to the million dol
lar campaign the
Board decided to
raise for other denominational work
this Convention year seven hunched
and fifty thousand dollars. A part of
this is also to bo applied on the schools
further than arranging for a lively
program to take place of regular chup-
el exercises enlisting all student
Brooks supporters and taking a polo
of votes represented at the meeting
finding exactly seventy-five.
ied in brownwood
An Ex-Student of Howard Payne Al-
of Ilicc Institute.
Friday evening December '10th at
three thirty o'clock the remains of
Oliver Garnett were laid to rest in the
Grenleaf cemetary. An impressive
and consoling service was conducted
by the pastors of the Methodist and
Cnttr Arnnun TOmtiet fTlinrnVina
Many friends and relatives attended
Mr. Garnett distinguished himself
FOR BASE BALL SEASON
i Eleven Games With T. I. A. A. Teams
Four With Local Nine.
Howard Payne is especially fortu-
nte in the sPirt that is being created
with reference to athletics. The one
who "as lead ln this movement is none
other than Coach Copas. Perhaps
Howard Payne supporters at large
know very 1'ttle about him. For such
we will say that he is a member of the
First Baptist church of Brownwood
the teacher of the Berean Sunday
School Class; a clean sportsman and in
every way a Christian gentleman lie
is loved and admired by the student
body. He stands not only for grcat.:r
athletics but for a greater Howa.d
Payne. We sincerely hope that such
a well rounded college man will stay
with us for years to come.
In the meeting of the Athletic Coun-
cil and a number of student athletic
supporters Tuesday some impoitant
and practical things were discussed by
theCoach relative to our future in ath-
Jim Matlock were elected business
managers for basket ball and base ball.
The meeting was marked for the con-
genial enthusiastic and prompt spirit.
Howard Payne needs a closer toucli
with our High Schools. The State
University fosters a great track and
field meet so does A. & &M. and in
self defense other colleges and univer-
sities are doing the same. Our rival
I Daniel Baker has taken wise steps i.i
the same direction. Howard Pn.vno
April .'-4 Bice at Houston.
April 5-0 A. f- M. at College Station.
April 7 State at Austin.
April S. W. at Georgetown.
April 12-1.'! I). B. at Brownwood.
April 21-22 Myrichio College at
April 2G-27 D. B. at Brownwood.
May 1-2 Simmons at Brownwood.
May !)-10 I). B. at Brownwood.
May 12-1:5 Stamford at Brownwood.
May 16-17 Simmons at Abilene.
May 18-1!) Stamford at Stamford.
May 22-2J.5 D. B. at Brownwood.
We are trying to get Baylor or T.
C. U. at Brownwood for two games.
Triangular Track Meet between I).
I). Simmons College and H. P. May 5.
all kinds of college activities especial-
y .' .
After leaving Uico Institute he went
into Southern Mexico where ho assum-
ed a responsible position.' This he held
until his death which came after only
a few n0"ths service-
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