New Mexico State University - Swastika Yearbook (Las Cruces, NM)

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■ mk l:Lbbi:, -:: i: :icj ki: f ; Mii: - H ' 1®96S S5 l? §r; jl TyB . : : ' i ■ i 1 P esentiH s ike waiwia In this book we have tried to picture for you life at New Mexico A M in the college year of 1948-49 These activities were yours — you were the center and the force behind their motion. We hope that in viewing them you will have a frac- tion of the pleasure you found in creating them. CARROLL WARREN, Editor JOHN HENDON, Business Manager il M 1 L eaicaii icaucH There are two types of dedications: one that explains in glowing terms the sterling qualities of the dedicatee; the other a simple yet very effec- tive little synopsis of the person ' s accomplishments. This dedication is neither of these. The 1 949 Swas- tika is dedicated to Dr. Newman T. Reed, associate professor of English, with no words of explana- tion, because all of the many who know and respect him can fill in their own words of praise. Dr. Reed examines a airden catalog as he plans for a summer of weeds and hoeing and maybe some flowers. " You gotta show me " seems to be the attitude of Dr. Reed as Col, Chilton explains a wire recorder. DR. NEWMAN T. REED ' vv. % 3 ■ i 2 .; i. • • t:. :A ' jjf vi .fit ■ 1r a ?s ifo.taA». " ? V iv ' t nP V |i« " K II H H r I •-Till • Iff jm .--_ -«! w -- .VT- ; T : .. : Vi ' • A, ' i ' % ,g. -IX %. 1. V :. ' i- %.• - ' ??;-i Ji m •s N L s IX ■!i lie |i ' Ml rii: f v. " 1 i 9i i ii ' r .Jr i A D M I N I S T R . f- . • if • V. y V ' Jl . ' i- 4 . -= •r ' - • • •teiSs UoltH K. TlicUcL President Dr. John R. Nichols has seen two years at the helm of A M, and has been president of the school through record enroll- ments and record expansions. His administration has brought many new departments into full operation and has given new life to each division of the college. In the short time he has been at A M President Nichols has gained the confidence and res- pect of the entire student body and faculty. He has never been too busy to lend an ear to all comers and to smooth aca- demic problems. One thing ' s for sure; " A M is glad to have him. " i J. W. BRANSON Dean of the College MARION P HARDMAN Dedti of Women WILLIAM B. O ' DONNELL Dean of Students A. D BOSTON Dean, School oj Ai s and Science H. R. VARNEY Dean unj Director of Agriculture M. A. THOMAS Electrical Engineering ERA H. RENTFROW Registrar CLESEN H. TENNEY Assistant to the Pyeudenl K. If. Ibonexi a -71 Death ended fifteen years of service to New Mexico A M by Mr. R. W. Boney. Born in Rock Hill, S, C, Mr. Boney was en- gaged in business in the East until he came to Las Cruces in 1932. In 1934 he became comptrol- ler of the college, the position he held until his death in January. Part of the successful administration of the business of the college as it grew to its present size was due to the fine talents and hard work of Ml Boney. New Mexjco A M has lost a fine adminis- trator, friend and gentleman. F A C U L T y i: " ■, .. . V . ■■::iS - MXA ' » J. V. ENZIE Horticulture EARL WALDEN Mathematics R. W. CRAWFORD Biology L. N. BERRY Poultry Husbandry E. M. SUTHERLAND Mililary Science A. D. BOSTON Chemistry WAYNE I. TRETSVAN Dairy Husbandry P. W. COCKERILL Agricultural Economics CARL A. TYRE Modern Languages GERALD H. MINES Physical Eiiitcation MARGARET O ' LAUGHLIN Home Economics M. A. THOMAS Dean, School oj Engineering CARL G. HOWARD Agricultural Education CLAUDE C. DOVE Education and Psychology r-i ■r. m DANIEL B. JETT Civil Engineering G. L. GUTHRIE Business Administration m CARL JACOBS Music SIGURD JOHANSEN History and Social Science J. C. OVERPECK Agronomy W. EARL BEEM English GEORGE W. GARDINER Physics PAUL W. MANNEN Art g , ■ ■ ♦ i A H i ! i i i R? . J - m ■ it S i CHARLES T. BOURNS AgricnllKial Engineering J. H. KNOX Animal HiabanJyy r T rM HCNHii ScHtPMM Class 0 ' Lf( MAX LANE President ' » -.- -mi- Abercrombie, Frank Allred, D. C. Althaus, Mary Apodaca, Alonzo f f ) SN " tr- ' Arledge, John Armijo, Belson V ii . lf5» Armijo, Esequiel Barnes, J. F. Bean, Alice Bea Bean, Bonnie Beck, Allan Bennett, Mary Jo 1 % Berardinelli, Joe W y A Carlson, William R. Carr, Louise i Chappell, Don H. Chavez, Geronimo 4ik fT A Dennis, Carroll ki r 4-: v ) Danforth, Oscar Digneo, Robert O, 3 Eakens, Doyle » ' J- Fielder, Clarence Ford, Quenton Frietze, Tiburcio Garrett, Robert A. I irw ' -• . ' ■ ' vV ' ' CS Cerrells, Mildred Gibson, Vernon ... fW A tx I at-- Vi Gilmore, Gene Gold, Joe ik Goldbaum, Seymour Gonzales, Martin Grabell, Jack Haas, Herb Hale, Nadine Hall, Calvin X •V Jones, Robert W. Jones, Victor L. :-M. bi Jonsson, Karl King, Howard D. 1 Kittleson, Cathryn Kieinman, Bradford Kreykenbohn, Warren C. Lane, Max J. Leyendecker, Claude E. Luckey, William A. Lyon, Jack Mankin, J. D. - H ' . N v ft ' Sf Maynez, J. 0. Maxwell, Beulah f ' r w ■-7 Maxwell, A. E. McClure, Charles f$- ' SK. McCullough, Davis McDaniel, A. H. McDonald, K. S. Messick, E. P. ' " Wtf i Meerscheidt, Stuart Myer, Rex ,V Michels, A. P. Mitchell, Robert Mooney, Forrest J. Moore, Charles W sr m ■ ' ■ s Moore, Howard Moore, Raymond G. ) -■ ■1 ' IfepK Narvaez, Angela K r« j KM . Newman, Charles Mfc k : Norton, Dorothy Ji M ' Ortega, Ignacio Mai ?i 4ik Parker, Jack i t ' Parker, Jesse i X Parker, Joe E. Pate, Virgil A. J tf { Pyburn, Jack £i Pyeatt, Maxine Quist, Dale L I Reese, Shirl Riley, John W. i Roberts, W. H. Rothenberg, Jerry HL 9- y ( A ' " ::a ' Rubinstein, Stanley Russell, G. Rutledge, A. D Sais, John r ' Sensanbaugher, Ray S Shaw, Jerome r Sierra, Lupe Silva, Carlos J f Snyder, William B. Smith, Ava ilk a Stewart, Bennett Stewart, Elbert D. . . , » KKmmKKn Sweet, Fred V. Swisher, R. L. t ' it? ' y ' ; V- N Uxer, John E. Van Pelt, Raymond i ' - Vigil, Udell S. Vigil, George h O K " J «« " " tiii § Vukovich, Pete Walker, Billy Jean Cia s oi ' SO FRANK WALKER President . Alexander, Robert P Allen, Carl . i : Anderson, Merl G. Baca, Herman a Bailey, Sherrie Baldwin, Pat Bare, Harold o .- Q Bartholomew, Robert Bean, Sammy ' Vs Bean, Stewart Bell, Roy dM |[ Beverage, R. R. Black, Kenneth V V t tr ?=;», I Blanchard, Annie Boney, Patsy Boren, Otis O. Barham, Mary ,:-2i.. -•« •% P P ■5i Burleson, Leroy Carroll, John 5 fe Csuhape, Felix. Cox, Edward Coy, Calvin C. Chappell, John -iV Chavez, Roy B. Chavez, Fermin ' i» fi Chafin, Kenneth Cooper, Joe C. 5? f a fU Corney, Martin Corpening, John f W Dale, Eugene Daly, Edward n iT- ti Daniel, Dennis Davison, Donald ■B H ; Dawson, George Deacy, Ted - - Dennington, T. E Digneo, Ralph o Dunham, Edwin Dunlap, Ralph R O . ' - 1 M :z Duttori, Richard Erickson, Russell Flint, Julian W Floyd, Stewart ' ;y i ' V I -» ft Godley, Johnye Gomez, R obert Gustafson, Harold -fc ' it Hungate, Gail Hust, Howard Ivaska, Joseph Jasper, Lois Jones, Glenn Jones, Marguerite i it Luttrell, Squire Lyon, Virginia 1 t K r Mares, Carmel Martinez, Ernest f Martinez, Joe Masters, J. C. ,;- 1 McClure, J. C. -- 5 - McGee, Francis McKinney, Ruth McKinley, Weldon Meerscheidt, P. D. Menkes, Roslyn - V . V -9 . tf i Moder, William (V - r ' ■Ip Modrall, C. J. Moore, Edwin .- - I Morgan, Willa Mosley, Bill ' «; Moseley, R. L. Nagel, Shirley - . " . Neale, Katherine Neff, Charles l« ' f Nix, W. E. Norris, Phyllis Porter, Alfred E. Rahman, Robert ' J 1 m Raid, Richard R. Rivera, Tony ,5 iS «f ' ' h ' - ' r Rivers, Walden M. Rogers, Joe Romero, Agnes Ruth, Henry E. k Scott, Ham Sears, Billy ' , t r mj. Stanley, Joan 1 m h Stidham, Ralph Strain, Robert Struck, Willie Suarez, Rafael u ! J Taylor, Howard Terpening, Evelyn Turner, Eldon Turney, James T Wright, Jean Wiltbank, William J. Edney, Gene Woodley, Jack Wright, James Wrather, Buford Class d ' 5 ' J. D. JONES President 1 Abernathy, Robert Alberson, Kenneth Bolding, Janie 3ollschweller, Wallace If Boykin, Jim Brazil, Basil r Brielmaier, William A. Brooke, Grady q ' Brown, K. Burech, Robert Burroughs, Clydac Bush, Andrea .A ' A i Caraway, Jo Carbine, Dennis i Cardenas, Mario Lafayette Carter, Virgina Chancellor, Bobby Ruth Clayton, Vera Vivian Comings, Florence Conn, Jack Cooper, H, B. Jr. - «r iA 3 Cunningham, J. H. Curry, Alberta j ■r 1 ,Jl mk Curry, John Curtis, James B.. ' M i Wr .1 Dale, Allene Davila, Edward -yi Denney, Ralph Dirnberger, J. L. fi Dollahan, Robert P. Donnelly, T. A. t i: 1% ? . Evans, Betty Jane Evans, Paul A. ♦■ •N -» sSfMk rTj. Flynn, John B. Foster, Russell m Foster, William B. -,, Callocher, Bill Cillfillan, Walter Goldbaum, Theodore Goodman, Charles Gomez, Willie Oh rjpv ' V) , :. Gose, James Gossett, William H Graf, Emily Grandi, Raymond i; f 41 Grey, Gus Harrell, W. O. -A, V ' V IV N Harrington, Frank Hendon, Henry " HT « Henry, Joe Herrell, Patty Hickey, Wayne Hill, Aria Hisaw, Murleen Holguin, Arthur B. Holland, Bert Holt, I. V. V c Da. V ' . Holzheimer, John Hooks, Billie Horner, Geneva Hoskins, Joan r iFA rwin, Anna Ivaska, Albert M. Jasper, Von Jones, J. D. Utf k P Liggett, Robert Longley, Juanita m ' Jf 1 Lyon, Joseph Madrid, Pete Magan, Lucille Magarian, William S. Mandell, Edna Manning, Effie ,L V J . Marquez, Bennie Martin, Edith McCoy, Allana McGuire, Danny a Medinger, Thomas McKeon, Joseph f «f , J Neale, Phillip Neff, Thelma Neff, William B. Nickell, James Offutt, Aries D. Pate, M. 0. ' 4m O An .• Piotrowski, Bernie Pointer, Nancy 4t w V Polk, Mary Posey, Robert 1 1 ' ■. Riddle, Jean Riley, Betty ,- Sherwin, Carolyn Siiva, Julie ) I ir r, ' %] ' I ■ lfc v - »-.- . ' . » Tilden, Sidney Torres, Jose Tudor, Ona Tuttle, James r--x Jl4 w ..... - t Vickery, Everett Walker, Betty A Wallace, W T. Webb, Leonard A Weis, Charles West, Denton West, Diana West, Donald West, John L. -V Whitman, Nancy Jane ' m " M Zimmerman, Leo r, Wiggs, Charles Willingham, Charl es . Wofford, Pat Wood, Ha I lie Rigney, Ruth White, Queen Ruth V I -y Woodward, David Wunsch, Barbara Glass ck ' $2 NINA SIMPSON Pies J fill Adams, Peggy Jean Allen, William Arella, Saverio Arnall. Lucille ) Baca, Frances 0! Baker, Betty Baker, Margie Bannon, F. R. Barham, Caroline Barker, William H. Barnett, William D. f ;« 1 ' • - c. Barnhill, Kenneth Bashaw, Roy W. Boles, Bobby K. Boykin, Ben Brown, Marion Buchanan, Elisa Burgett, Frankie Burn, Margaret Campbell, Pat Carson, Jo f ' ' ,: Casner, Stanley W Castillo, Mita - Dickerson, Shirley Mae $ ' r Donlin, Sally BT Dunlap, Marjorie iodley, Willie Alice n Goldsby, Darlene Gonzales, Jimmy (f- « 1 -ry. Guerin, Jo Ann Gregor, Paul V u4 Gutierrez, Horacio Gutierrez, Lucy m Hale, Bessie f Hamm, Sarah m - M f o ft SHL ' » K» " hII jrS " f ♦IT- ••.■»-♦ Hughes, Ruth Hurt, Everett 1 . , a I Jellison, Donald Jernigan, Alvaree m Johnson, Cleo Johnson, Emily Jones, Juanelle Kelly, Archie Louise Kepner, Paul E. Kerr, Bruce Kostelink, Victor Kretek, Geraldine Kretek, Gertrude V - 4B 4 Lane, John D. l n i 1 1 tm Lawing, Vivian Lemon, Fred - i Hfc f Letcher, Myra Beth Lewis, Jeanneane Linton, Elizabeth Jane Lisk, Thomas N. V|| • ! " 1? Lockhart, Jean Lopez, Dorothy Lopez, Rachel Lovell, Jade McKinney, Peppy McTeague, Lucia 1 Neathery, Betty Nelson, Ruthanne Pace, Regina Pattison, Orville n , V .1 1 i J. Ricci, Victor O Riddle, Rene Roby, Nancy W Snow, Glenn Southard, Robert A t Sowell, Louise Starkey, Jim Stevenson, Jean r Stephens, Charles R. f i n ■V- - ; Stidham, Jeannine Taylor, Thomas Turney, Elizabeth Vance, James (jieek UcuHcil (Left to Right)— Back row: Stanley Thomas, TKE; Jack Hirten, SAE; Bill Seedorft, Phi Tau; Lloyd Co«krell, Theta Chi, Charles Rives, SAE; Quentin Ford, LXA. Middle row: J. D. Jones, Phi Tau; Paul Thoman, ADT; Kenneth Hall, TKE; Ralph Bell, ADT; Jesse Barnes, Theta Chi; Bradford Kleinman, LXA. Front row: Jack Pyburn, Phi Tau; Dorothy Jett, Chi 0; Polly Hill, Chi 0; Jean Wright, ZTA; Louise Martin, ZTA; Cynthia Wimberly, ZTA. Not pictured: Jess Anderson, ADT; T. J Ryan, TKE; Ava Smith, Chi 0; and Glen Menefee, Theta Chi. The Greek Council is composed of three representatives from each of the eight Greek letter social organizations. The duties of the council are to control rushing policies and activities of the fraternities. The sororities, having their own governing council, are honorary members. Dr. Sigurd Jo- hansen is faculty sponsor. This year the organization sponsored an all-Greek sing in December, the first to be held on this campus. It will be a yearly event in the future. In February, each organization presented a skit for the stunt night sponsored by the Chi Omegas. An all-Creek picnic in the spring wound up the Council ' s activities for the year. Hubbard, Doris Unclassified . . ' ( S I ; Logan, Bobby Unclassified Nutter, Paul Unclassified Silbo, Eleanor Unclassified West, Kenlyn Unclassified o R G A N I Z A T liim schifMN lite ivasiika The 1949 Swastika staff was headed by ed.tor Carroll Warren, business tnanager John Hendon, and assistant editor Barbara Wunsch. Roy Bell and Terry Callahan filled the sports editors positions Ava Smith, Don West, and Bill Feather handled photographs, and Henry Schipman and Shirley Entrikin were art editors. This edition marked several innovations in the succession of New Mex- ico A M yearbooks Chief difference from previous issues is that the bulk of pictures were taken by student photographers, and a complete set of snapshots covered each phase of student activity and the student year. As you look through these pages you will be recalled to events of your year at A M The people are your friends, the sports shots retell events you ' ve seen, your parties, plays ... all these are to be found in this Swastika. If the subject matter of this issue manages to portray the life from which it has been taken, we think you ' ll like the Swastika, vintage ' 49. ■C Ike Kcuna-ub Betty Marquess, Editor Dave Keusch, Business Mgr. — THE VOICE OF THE STUDENT BODY — • Published weekly during the college year by the students ot the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. Entered as second class matter at the post-office at State College, New Mexico. Subscription Rate $1.50 per year Address all communications pertaining to advertising and subscrip- tion to the Business Manager. Betty Marquess Editor Bill Feather Assistant Editor Ava Smith Make- Up Editor Art Hoyt, Terry Callahan Sports Editor Willa Morgan Social Editor Dave Keusch Business Manager J. Paul Boushelle Faculty Advisor _ STAFF — Squire Luttrell, Don West, Margie Foster, Ruth Ann Nelson, Al Roscnfeld, Travis Gafford and Carroll Warren. Member: — - Associated Collegiate Press Represented for National Advertising by National Advertising Service, Inc. Ike KouHO-ub Don West and Carroll Warren watch the master show them how. Betty and Bill build Ruth Ann and Margie Ava Smith puts herself completely into her work. Pride and Admiration NEW MEXICO COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND MECHANIC ARTS STATE COLLEGE. NEW MEXICO ASSOCIATED STUDENT COMMISSION TO THE STUDEHT BODY OF HEW MEXICO A. AMI) M. Dear Aggies; Another year In the history of New Mexico A. and M. For sixty years omr Alma Mater has progressed in the march of education and in so doing, has direct- ed the destiny of thousands of youth. A few of the may things that every student has taken part in during the year to advance New Mexico A. and M. and the state of New Mexico are: Pewriting of our far out-of-date constitution of the associated students. Reopening the drive to secure funds to build our memorial stadium. Organizing our progressive pep club. Setting up a budget under minimum and maximum limits. Extending the Aggie-Mines eportmanehlp trophy to a year-long program and starting the Aggie- Mines intermural field day. Sending out a group of students to contact the state senatqars and representatives of their districts and the appearing of a representative group of students before several state administrators and the state legislature for the purpose of raising the standard of salaries of our instructional staff of New Mexico A. and M. Form many of you Aggies this year will mean the end of your formal instruc- tion. May you always look back on your associations here with pleasure. And to you, who will be returning, may you work for a better and greater " Aggieland " in the coming years. To all of you I wish to extend my personal appreciation for that spirit of co-operation which has characterized my year as your president. As the year closes there goes with each of you my beet wishes. Sincerely, John R. Hlgglns President, Associated Students tucent Lyommkilon Marian Morgan, secretary-treasurer, John Higgins, president and Jimmy Greathouse, vice-president. (Left to Right) — Gilbert Moore, Ted Deacy, Harvey Hutchings, Gordon Deckert, Jimmy Greathouse, John Higgins, Hank Green, Marian Morgan and Janie Bolding. Wool ley, Robert R. Wofford, Milton Cene 1 ry Z.: ' Wiswall, Patrick Wayne, Carrita Van Dongen, Donald Zartman, Lucy Panlieiienlc (council The Panhellenic Council, composed of delegates from the three Women ' s fraternities, compiles rules governing rushing and controls the campus policies of the organizations. During the first month of school, the Panhellen c Council gave a tea for all women students on the campus. Members of the Council are: Cynthia Wimberly, President; Pat Baldwin and Patsy Boney, representing Zeta Tau Alpha; Joy Noblett, representing Delta Zeta; Ava Smith, Secretary, Marguerite Jones and Carroll Warren, representing Chi Omega. Dean Hardman served as Faculty Sponsor. Cynthia Wimberly — Dean Hardman — Ava Smith Back Row — Lucille Arnall, Betty Evans, Marion Reynolds, Jean Stevenson, Margie Rhodes, Shirley Dickerson, Glynda Shook, Andrea Bush, Archie Louise Kelley, Sherrie Bailey, Vera Lee Garing. Middle Row — Willie Godley, Bessie Hale, Emily Johnson, Barbara Jennings, Nina Simpson, Frankie Burgett. Front Row — Barbara Funkhous- er, Jo Caraway, Regina Pace. Id a lau Giflia Beta Nu chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha the first national chapter installed on the A M campus, opened their new lodge this fall, celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the fraternity ' s founding on October 15. In December the twentieth anniversary of the granting of Beta Nu ' s charter was celebrated with a buffet dinner. Honors won by Zetas this year include first place in the Homecoming house decoration com- petition and second in the Homecoming parade. The Zetas won the women ' s basketball tourna- ment. Marian Morgan served as secretary of the student body, and Nina Simpson brode a prece- dent in being elected president of the freshman class. Beulah Maxwell was secretary of the senior class, and a member of two honoraries. Phi Mu Tau and Alpha Phi Gamma. Pat Baldwin was president of the pep club and the Resident Women ' s Club. Zeta President Cynthia Wim- berly was named to Who ' s Who in American Colleges and Universities. Left to Rightl Cynthia Wimberly President Jean Wright Vice-President Mary Jo Bennett Secretary Pat Baldwin Treasurer Helen Hershey, Historian Katherine Ncalc Johnye Godley Eleanor Silbo Beulah Maxwell Kathryn Hale Janet Boyd Cox Mary Louise Higgins Margie Lane Mary Catherine Good Lucille Magan Pat WoHord Patsy Boney Louise Martin Marian Morgan Willa Morgan eu meca 9 The Chi Os took first place again fhis year with the Homecoming float, ' Through the Years " . December 6, 26 girls were pledged. The annual Christmas party was held December 13, at which the pledges presented the program. A trophy was presented to us by the Greek Council as a result of an inter fraternity sing held December 16. We gave an all-Greek dance in Milton Hall. January 15, with the theme, " June in January " . Some outstanding Chi Os were Carroll Warren, editor of The Swastika, Betty Marquess, who made Who ' s Who and was editor of the Round-Up, Virginia Smith, Who ' s Who and secre- tary of the junior class, Dotothy Jett, Who ' s Who, and president of the Allegro Club; Ruth McKinney, president of AWS; Ava Smith, our president. OFFICERS Ava Smith President Dorothy Jett Vice-President Carroll Warren Secretary Mary Thomas Treasurer Nadine Hale Pledge Master Barbara Wunsch Rush Chairman Row 1: Ava Smith, Dor- othy Jett, Carroll Warren, Mary Thomas, Barbara Wunsch. Row 2: Ruth McKinney, Dorothy Norton, Pat Her- rell, Ruth Chancellor, Betty N. Walker. Row 3: Gloria Caraway, Betty Fryar, Marguerite Jones, Anne Irving, Alberta Curry. Row 4: Nadine Hale, Vir- ginia Smith, Bonnie Lentz, Thelma Neff, Betty Riley. Vm .JL Row 5: Joan Stanley, ■ il " Ji Johnann Starling, Lydta i Baker, Polly Hill, Billie m Hooks. eki meaa 9 the pledges Chi 0. cowgirls Hooks and compadres perform agaiir ' Y ' % HISTORY Alpha Delta Theta, founded on the A M A campus in 1921, celebrated its 28th birthday by sponsoring an All Creek costume ball. This year, the fraternity with 30 members and 1 3 pledges, carried off top honors in the Spring Carnival by winning the trophies in the swimming, bowling, and field events. Paul Thoman is president of the Creek Council. OFFICERS J. J Anderson President R. M. Bell Vice-President D. E. Noel Secretary M. P. Martin ...Treasurer C. J. Thorp Vice-Secretary W. E. Simpson Vice-Treasurer D. H. E. Bartelt Sergeant-at-Arms P. E. Thoman Greek Council Repres. J. R. Tomlin Historian E. A. Ragsdale Social Chairman Leroy St. John Chaplain A. E. Snow Reporter SPONSORS Dr. M. C. Anderson; Prof. C. R. Hamiel; Mr. E. J. O ' Neal i :i4 iil I (Left to RighH— Row 1: R W Abcrnathy, R P. Alexander, R. A. Allgood, J. J. Anderson, R. M. Bell. Row 2: T. G. Boone, P. A. Curtman, R. M. Hesarty, D. Huffstutler, H. T. Hust. Row 3: S. F. Lanford, D. E. Noel, J. H. Phillips, E. A. Ragsdale, R. R. Reid Row 4: J. W Riley, C. H. Talley, M. E. Tays, P. E. Thoman, G. J. Thorp. Row 5: J. R. Tomlin, J L. Truett, Ted Vandagritf, D D Waltrip, B. C. Williams. — Not pictured: D. H. E Bartcit, E. E. Billups, S Costintino, J. J. Cronin, Phil DeCillis, M. P. Martin, M. Mirimanian, D. W. Rule, H. M. Savellc, C H Sanders. Dan Schwartz, Bob Schat- label, W. E. Simpson, A. E. Snow, LeRoy St. John,W. M. Walters, A. M. Wilson. lau Kappa Opsilon Cui, Oi ' i, -- French ( r Zabaret ■ Party 1 " S The Singing Fraternity ■ OFFICERS President . Stan Thomas Vice-President Kenneth Hall Secretary Ed Hoyt Treasurer P. Meerscheidt Historian Art Hoyt Chaplain John Jacobs Pledge Master Ben Luck Sergeant-at-Arms Bud Kittleson HISTORY Alpha Omicron Chapter of Tou Kappa Epsilon is the oldest fraternity on the A. M. campus; it was installed as the first National Fraternity at State College in March 1934. Alpha Omicron Chapter now has 61 active members and 17 pledges. PLEDGES D. Abercrombie, Bavousett, Beal, Boone, B. Boykin, V. Budenholzer, Buresh, Durio, Langlinais, Moses, McGrath, Smith, Snow, Stablein, Thurmond, Vance and W. Stahman. Julia lau Kabba Obsilctt § !i- " f f O C Top row : ' Left fo Right i Thomas S., Hall, Hoyt E., Meerscheidt P, Hoyt A, Maveety, Luck. 2nd row: Crittenden, Welty, Lintner, Parker Jack, Medinger, Gilmore, West. 3rd row: Farmer, Thomas R, Porter, Black J, Meerscheidt S, Stallings, Bare. 4th row: McGuire, Lukcns, Holland, Rathers, Brown, Cox, Parker Joe. 5th row: Hyman, Bullock, Elkins, Gustatson, Richardson, Ppnsford, Curry. 6th row: Newman, Moore, Parker Jesse, Mooney. ' Officers are on the top row). icma Cllbka Opsilcn CHAPTER OFFICERS E. A Dick Wood E. D. A ...Bill Derryberry E. R Elbert Stewart E. C Denna Daniels E. Ch Al Porter E. Chr Bill Feather E W Frank Martin E P Eldon Turner E T Jim Meadows E H Jack Allen Rush Chairmen Russ Erickson - Terry Callahan 4 f « ' iTi kV ' Row 1 : Allen, Jack G ; Boren, OUs 0.; Brooks, James L , Brownficld. Alva D , Byars. David; Callahan, Terry; Cauhapc, Felix. Row 2: Daniel, Dennis C; Darbyshire, Jack F.; Dollahon, Robert P., Erickson, Russell A.; Feather, Joseph W; Garrett, Robert A.; Griiile, James. Row 3: Hirten, Jack A.; Holland, Lewis A.; Hynes, Joseph D.; Kjuffman, Robert B.; Lane, Max L. " Long David V., Longwill, Ben L, Row 4: Martin, Frank T.; Meadows, James; Mitchell, Robert C; Nunn, Larence C; Pierce, Charles C; Porter, Alfred E.; Rives, Charles J. Row 5: Roberts, John T.; Scott, Hamilton, Shaw, Lawrence U, Smith, Marvin; Stewart, Elbert D; Strain, Robert E. Stringer, William L. Row 6: Tamm, Ralph G.; Turner, Eldon K, Van Pelt, Raymond W.; Wallace, Herman H ; West, Donald V ; Wood, Dick; Woodley, John R. Row 7; Young, James W.; Mrs. Grace Longwill, housemother. Pki Kabba lau The Beta Zeta Chapter of Phi Kappa Tau which began as a colony last spring se master received its National Charter on November 15, 1948. It was the first chap ter of Phi Kappa Tau to be established in New Mexico. Beta Zeta Chapter has 27 active mem bers and 17 pledges. OFFICERS President Wm. A. Seedorff Vice-President R. C. Rahman Secretary W. E. Gillfillan Treasurer J. C. Cooper Editor D. W. Rork Pledge Master J. R. Pyburn Rushing Chairman .H. M. Edde Chaplain.. R. H. Grandi SPONSORS Dr. James E. Weiss Prof . J. P. Boushelle (Left to Right) — Bottom row: Louis L. Snow, Joe C. Cooper. Walter E. Gillfillan, Robert C. Rahman, William A. Seedorff, John R. Pyburn. 2nd row: James B. Tuttle, Phillip K. Savery, Robert J. Liggett, Henry L. Hendon, James B. Nickel!, Theodore A. Deacy, Robert S. Culpepper, Jack H. Kincaid, Dr. James E, Weiss. 3rd row: Wallace E. Bollschweiler, Harold G. Russell, Herbert W. Haas, J. D. Jones, Robert L. Posey, Joaquin G. Stephens, Howard L. Moore, Louis T. King. 4th row: Danny W. Rork, Joseph L. Dirnberger, George H. Pritchett, Herbert M. Edde, Raymond H. Grandi. iLeff to RighH— Bottom row Don A. Brown; Bob W. Colgrove, secretary; Robert W. BocbinRcr, President; Robert Fox, Vice Pres.; Paul F. Pyburn, Treasurer. 2nd row; H. Gail Hungate, Louis 0. Sanchez, Russell L. Kogcr. 3rd row: Paul J. Gregor, Dwight D. Arthur, Mevin G Williamson, Sergcant-at-Arms. 4th row: Edward A Daly, Bennett J. Stewart, Roger A. Papet. 5th row; LeRoy Gossett, Clinton W. Hill, George W. Anderson. ikeia Cm 1 ■» - ' ST Thaf Greathouse political smile. Earp ' s reasons, for the good of Theta Chi, of course. That CD nightmare — Steele, Knaus, Cockrell, Donnely. Harkey, Ni«, Howard, Hinrichs, Bannon. Black, Cavasos, Greathouse. OFFICERS Frank Barnes President Clen Menefee Vice-President Clinton McClure Secretary Eugene Nix Treasurer Donald Steele Pledge Capitan ilteia Ck( I Left to Right) — Top row: Barnes, Beverage, Black, Brown, Cockrell. Center row: Curtis, Earp, Hendricks, Hinrichs, Howard. Bottom row: Kidd, Knaus, McClure, Nix, Steele. Other members: Horace Logan, Harold Wiltreth, Tom Toney and Alan Donnely. Pledges: Dick Bannon, Lloyd Cavasos, Bill Gallagher, Howard Little, George Fraley, Tito Miller, Carl Mays and Joe. Wallace. Through the untiring efforts of sponsors Dr. C. N. Stroman and Mr. Lionel D. Haight, Sigma Alpha Omicron became Gamma Nu of Theta Chi on April 9, 1948. Gamma Nu is the 79th chapter of Theta Chi. With an initial membership of 21, Gamma Nu has grown to a membership of 41 in less than year. With the spirit of brotherhood and friendship may they thrust forward in a manner pleasing to dear old Theta Chi. i,ambca Lau Cllplta 1st row: Gene Edney, Bob Stewart, Bill Magarian, " Pete " Tilden, Hank Ellison, " Candy " , John Higglns, Carl Jonsson. 2nd row: Hugh Mintcr, Dave Herring, Jack Steger, Leroy Burleson, Mrs I B Wines (Housemother I, D B. Jctt iDean Emcrrtus, School of Engineering i . L. B Shires ' Professor of Chemical Engineering! Ralph Crouch Mnstructor in Mathematics ' . 3rd row: " Red " Goodman, Earl Forehand, Frank Walker, Bill Waldcn, Ed Morriss, Joe Flory, Stewart Floyd, Joe McKcon, Benny Perrault. Dave Warren, Ambrose Michels, Larry Watkins, Roy Bell. 4th row: Leroy Hotfarth, Rex Myer. Dave Woodward, John Porter, Dale Readcl. Brad Kleinman, Fred Sweet, Ray Sensanbaugher, Julian Flint. Dallas Allred, Dick Birchcll. OFFICERS President Jack Steger Vice President Dave Herring Secretary Hugh Minter Treasurer Leroy Burleson Pledge Trainer Roy Bell Correspondent ' . Dick Birchell Social Chairman Frank Walker Rush Chairman Bob Stewart PLEDGES 1st row: Harold Smith, Melvin Ridgley, Milton Miller, George Whitlow, Jack Flynn, J. C. McClure. 2nd row: Morris Roberson, S. F. Arella, Squire Luttrell, Dick Beeman, John Weiss, Kenneth Alberson, Clark Paddock, Jerry Gordon. OFFICERS President Milton Miller Vice-President George Whitlow Secretary-Treasurer Jack Flynn " Sanlj Jcft " " Ejscrl Roy? " lUu PLi Pi LEON M. LANE Secretary ROBERT E. MAVEETY President ROBERT W. DAVIS Vice-President DALLAS C. ALLRED Treasurer r i MORRIS FRIEBAND Corresponding Secretary ROBERT E. SANDIFORD Historian HAROLD G. RUSSELL Corresponding Secretary Mu Phi Pi was organized in 1925 by a group of Aggie engineers who wished to grant recogni- tion to the men who were outstanding in the engineering school. Having fallen inactive dur- ing the war, Mu Phi Pi was reorganized in September of 1948 under the sponsorship of Dad Jett. Engineering students in the top one-third of the senior class, and the top one-sixth of the junior class who can meet the standards of scholarship, sociability, and practicality set by the fraternity, are bid to pledge Mu Phi Pi. Along with other activities, the fraternity has made it a policy to offer prizes to the high- est ranking freshman and sophomore for the purpose of promoting highisr scholarship. Mu Phi Pi also hopes to provide an incentive for greater achievement among all members of the engineer- ing school. Bonnie L. Bean Ail Ernest E. Billups . J Stanley N. Thomas ' ' ' - Clarence C. Jones Ulu Plii Pi Gilbert Moore James F. Fletcher Albert L. Chaparro |M| a J Edward W. Marsh k ■- Donald P. Gladish Bradford Kleinman O V ' » €»» ■el Joseph F. DIetz ; 1 Glen L. Pool ; i John H. Phillips Jerome Shaw fli Edgar B. Doods f.I Paul E. Thoman Members Not Present: Pete Herlin, Taylor Jackson, Frank Kumbusky. Qlpka Members " Fitting and Showing " sheep. ir. Alpha Tau Alpha is a national profes- sional agricultural education fraternity. New Mexico Pi chapter was installed on the A. M. campus April 4, 1940. The Pi Chapter at New Mexico A. M , at the present time, is one of the largest chapters in the United States. ' . M. -6 " 1 m v.:.z- Sk4 « OFFICERS E. P. Messick President Elmo Uxer Vice-President Delfido Sanchez Secretary-Treasurer Carl Schmitt -• Sentinel Carl G. Howard Sponsor Members Not Shown: Arlcdgc, Baca, F., Baca, H C, Barela, Brvens, Brennan, Cockerill, Honorary; Coinman, Chavei, Fernandez, Flory, Fribley, Gibson, Gonzales, Hoffart, Hoover, Moore, Morris, Mosely, O ' Donnell, Honorary, Peters, Porter, Rrsingcr, Tru|illo, Varney, Honorary, Vigil, Waltrip, Shite. Anderson Armijo Brookey Cooper Coy Dantorth Dawson Dennis Floyd Harper Howell Hust Isaacks Jones Leyendecker Moder Pena Perkins Radosevich Ragsdale Rutledgc Schuiz Silva Vigil Wheeler Nichols I Honorary I PLi lUu laa (Left to Right I — Back row: B. Sears. V. Jones, G. Throneberry, A. Maxwell, D. Rule, G. Thorpe. D. Keusch, B Walden Center row: M Gerrells, B. Maxwell, Mrs. P. M. Baldwin, Dr. P. M. Baldwin, P V Smithen, L. Varenkamp, R. McKinney. Front row: C. Wimberly, D. Henderson, D. Norton, A. Bergen, D. Jett, V. Rule, L. Maddox. — Not pictured: Al Rosenteld, Mary Harrison, Wilma J. Hardgrave. George DiTirro, Rafaela Zimmerman, Arthur Kittleson, David Clawson. Phi Mu Tau, honorary Arts and Science fraternity, requires for member- ship a cumulative three-point average, a three-point average for the preceding semester, and at least forty-eight hours of credit on record. Initiation is held twice a year, usually at the home of the faculty sponsor. Dr. P. M. Baldwin Monthly meetings were held the second semester. Each spring. Phi Mu Tau awards ten dollars to the highest-ranking freshman. This award is presented at the June commencement exercises. Officers for the year were: Dorothy Norton, President; Al Rosenfeld, Vice-President; and Dorothy Jett, Secretary-Treasurer. I Cllplta i i Ljamma Two events highlighted the year ' s activity for Alpha Nu chapter of Alpha Pi Gamma, national honorary journalism fraternity. The A M chapter vi ' as named co-winner with Concordia college of Min- nesota of the National Achievement Cup awarded to the most active chapter. A M chapter initiated Texas Mines, conducted a high school journalism con- test with a year ' s tuition scholarship as the award, and made one of New Mex- ico ' s outstanding newspaper men an honorary member. The other event was the national convention which was held at the University of Redlands, California, during the Christmas vacation period. Dr. Paul Conklin presided as national president; Prof. J Paul Boushelle, faculty sponsor, was elected national vice-president for the coming year; and Carroll Warren was a member of the committee on ritual revision. Mary Ava Smith, chapter presi- dent also attended the convention. This year, the fraternity sponsored another high school contest and initiated as honorary members, Thomas Ewing Dabney, editor of the Socorro Chieftain, named as the paper which provided the greatest community service in New Mexico for 1948; and Sanky Trimble, winner of first place award for news- writing in New Mexico during the past year. Al Rosenfeld and Ava Smith admire National Achievement Cup Dr Paul Conklin, Carroll Warren, Mary Ava Smith and Prot J Paul Boushelle at Redlands Cllplia !Zeia NATIONAL HONORARY AGRICULTURE FRATERNITY The objects of this fraternity are to stimulate interest in the profession of Agriculture, estab- lishing and maintaining high standards of scholarshinp Members are chosen, on the basis of character and leadership from the upper two-fifths, scholastically, of the Sophomore, Junior, and Senior classes. . i .A Schuiz Scott Vigil Charles W. Wheeler Chancellor Claude E. Leyendecker Censor Archie H. McDaniel j Scribe Carl E. Schmitt Treasurer Abelicio M. Pena Chronicler Blackwell Brownfield Cole Gibson Harper Isaacks Lambrith Niles Reid Sais Members Not Shown: Baca, 0., Bell, Burleson, Connelley, Cox, Crane, Garcia, Ounlap, Greathouse, Howell, Holland, Harrelson, Kelley, Lentz, Moore, Messick, Powers, Porter, White, Wiltbank. FACULTY ADVISORY COMMITTEE J. J. Norris, Chair man — Morris E»an$ — J. V. Enxie icma Uelia Pi Active members are: Albert Rosenteld, Agapito Viescas, Alfredo Garra Castellon, Louis Caudill, Ernest Jimenez, Emily Browne, Evelyn West, Maria de Prieto plus the above officers. In picture: Garde, Mrs. Zimmerman, Rosenfeld, Viescas, Caudill, Hancock. Sigma Delta Pi, the National Honorary fraternity for students of Spanish, was established in November 1919 at the University of California. Its purposes are: to foment a wider knowledge of and a greater love for the Hispanic contributions to modern culture; to provide a nucleus for Spanish language activities; and to foster friendly relations between the representatives of Hispanic and English nationalities. The local chapter, Beta Eta was installed on the New Mexico A M campus on March 2, 1947 by the Alpha lota chapter from Texas College of Mines. It has sponsored three cultural and three social meetings annually. Officers are: Alfonso Garde, President; Richard Hancock, Vice-President; Rafaela Zimmerman, Secretary; John Tynan, Treasurer and Vivian Emigh, Historian. Faculty sponsor is Dr. Annemarie Tyre, assistant professor of Foreign Languages. Qsscciatecl Cvi omen tuc)enU The Associated Women Students organization is made up of all women students enrolled in school here. Its main purpose is to help Freshmen women meet the upper classmen, and to make them feel like real Aggiettes. Early in the fall the organization gave a get-together weiner roast on the mesa picnic ground. Here the new women were given a few pointers as to school spirit, co-operation and a friendly attitude toward fellow students. The spring event is the traditional banquet for ail women graduates. Officers for the year were President, Ruth McKinney, Vice-President, Agnes Romero, Secretary, Eleanor Silbo, and Big Sis ter Chairman, Anne Irving. Ruth McKinney Agnes Romero Anne Irving Ine Keiic)eHt Ivi cmen s eu The Resident Women ' s Club was established in 1939 for the purpose of coordinating the ac- tivities and government in the Resident Halls. All resident women are members of the club. Its governing group is the Executive Commission, elected by the club. The Commission meets weekly to discuss plans, policies, disciplinary matters, business transactions, and recommenda- tions to the Dean of Women concerning policies and practices pertaining to resident women The club sponsors philanthropic projects, style shows, book reviews, teas, after-game snacks, and dormitory parties. Members of the Executive Commission for 48-49 were: Fall Semester, Nora Jean Pattison, Eleanor Silbo, Virginia Lyons, Donna Hunt, Andrea Bush, Janet Boyd, Patricia Sanchez, Mary L. Higgens, Frankie Burgett, Rita Calcote, Archie Kelly, Eleanor McCann. Spring Semester, Joy Noblett, Dorothy Norton, Addlyn Painter, Hallie Wood, Vivian Clayton, Andrea Bush, Mary L. Higgens, Doris Ann Krogh, Frankie Burgett, Marion Brown, Dayne Hilford, Ceraldine Kretck. PAT BALDWIN President RUTH McKINNEY Vice-President, Secretary JO CARSON Treasurer MARY C. GOOD Social Chairman MARGUERITE JONES President BETTY JO FRYAR Vice-President, Secretary JEAN STEVENSON Treasurer HELEN RAEBORN Social Chairman " Q " eu Reorganized in 1947, the " A " Association is once again functioning for the benefit of those students receiving awards from the Athletic Department; striving constantly to produce better athletes and better participation in the field of sports. Donald " Duck " Hynes President Cal Hall Vice-President Ray " Rusty " Van Pelt Secretary-Treasurer • ((Lett to Righfr — Top row: Van Pelt, Harris, Meerschicdt, Perez, Hynes, Craft, Hirte n, Apodaca, T., Parkman. Center row. Gomez, Hall. Dean, Hamm, Menkes, Spencer, Burke, McCarty, Lyons. Bottom row: Hungate, Neale, Darbyshirc, Dr. Walden, Coach Corlcy, Apodaca. D., Sharp, Schatzqbcl. Veie ' tans ' IViOes Club The Veteran ' s Wives Club now includes all students wives in a varied social program. The biggest project of the Wives is the Cactus Patch, a Friday night recreational center for the A M students. Sponsors: Mrs. J. R. Nichols, Mrs. J. W. Branson, Miss Elise J. Rosenwald. OFFICERS — FALL TERM 1948 President Ellen Coinman Vice-President Mary Wagner Secretary Mary Anna Class Treasurer Nancy C Callivan Programs Ruth Scollay Food and Social Ginny Oliver Publicity Glen Heggarty OFFICERS — SPRING TERM 1949 President Betty Cooper Vice-President Thelma Hornstein Treasurer Nancy G. Gallivan Assistant Treasurer Doranne Foster Recording Secretary Margie Lanford Correspondence Florence Harrell Programs Dolly Pino Economics Jackie Nunn Social Willa Thomas Publicity Lois Cronin (Left to Right! — 1st row: Mcsdames Hornstein, Wagner, Cronin, East, Coinman, Cooper, Harper, Harrell, Dunlap. 2nd row: Mes- dames Loman, McKay, Slingerland, Leeson, Foster, Scollay, Wallace, Secor, Walsh. 3rd row: Mcsdames Gallivan, 8ailey, Thomas, Purvis, Nunn, Ragsdale, Pino, Lantord, McCarty, Jellison, Bankhead. Glass. Other members not in picture: Mesdames Oliver, Utton, Di Tirro, Kittleson, Hanson, Black, Kumbusky, Coulter, Jones, Knorr, Dale, Weiss, McClure, Perkins, Moore, Tcarnan, Anderson, Schadic, Menkes, Goss, Heggarty, Brown, Harvey, Cox, Throneberry, Baker. CimeUcaH ccieiv ci Cyioil Onainee ' iS The D B Jett Student Chapter of the A. S. C. E., was organized on this campus in 1933. The chapter presents movies on subject related to civil engineering, brings in outside speakers, and sponsors field trips to various points of interest. Faculty sponsor of the chapter is Dean Daniel B. Jett. The contact members, who are graduate civil engineers who reside in this vicinity, are Mr. Herbert Yeo and Mr Ben Billups. OFFICERS James W. Kirby President Victor L Gallivan Vice-President Howard D. King Secretary-Treasurer Donald J. Cass Julian W. Flint John H Phillips Paul W. Welty Weyman A. Hartley Charles King Austin L. Vick Douglas Whiteman John C. Cronin Ray S. Sensanbaugher Frank Chavez Adolfo Gonzales Lee Roy Copeland Wayne Watkins MEMBERS Samuel F. Lanford Joseph E. Pino Donald M. Schneider Frank Harrington Kenneth A. Lee Richard Fish James E. Middleton Roy Bell Clyde W. Willard William R. Runyan Norman A. Hanson Harold Z. Bare Robert G. Dwyre William E. Strom William S. Magarian Kenneth Stewart Joe Lee Wofford Donald P. Gladish Ernest Medina Ramon Martinez Myron W. Lawrence John Martin Johnny Herbold Jack Schotemeyer Donald G. Masterson Hugh Minter Mike Armendariz Row 1 : Minter, Flint, Copeland, King, Fish, Gladish Row 2: Gallivan, Harrington, Willard, Lawrence, Sensanbaugher, Shotemeyer, Payne Row 3: King, Middleton, Wofford, Masterson, Kirby Row 4: Whiteman, Hanson, Watkins, Strom, Dwyrc, Welty Row 5: Hepburn, Chavez, Stewart, Magarian, Jett, Phillips Dean D B Jett, or " Dad " as he is affectionately called by everyone, has been at A M since 1926. He is 3 leader in prominent engineering circles throughout the nation and probably the best known and most loved faculty member A M has ever had. Clmelican cciet j cj: THeclianlcai Onainee s Row 8: Koger, Hyman, Durnberger, Scollay, Boone. Row 7: Reilly, Daly, Strain, Zimmerman, Smith, Logan. Row 6: Forrest, Herlin, Dodds, Thoman, Rhodes, Darbyshire, Marsh, Bush. Row 5: Epner, Burdick, Newman, Edwards, Moore, Lyczko, Jones. Row 4: Willis, Jett, Mooney, Strand, Miller, Brown. Row 3: Chavez, Herring, Kaufman, Bujac, Chesney, Rothenberg, Lukens. Row 2: Thomas, Rahman, Lydick, Connell, Snyder, McClure, Bartholomew, Ricci. Row 1 : Monedero, Dutton, Corney, Webb, Rubinstein. Prof. A. M. Lukens Honorary Chairman Bill Snyder Chairman Stanley Rubinstein Vice-Chairman Richard Dutton Secretary Martin Corney Treasurer Members not pictured: Althaus, Arlcdge, Bullock, Chayarra, Clement, Cooper, Cunningham, Dieti, Ford, Gandara, Gold, Green, Gustafson, Hickel, Jackson, Jaindl, Jonsson, Joiwik, Kress, Martinez, Meier, Mcndcz, Michels, Michelson, Moore, Oliver, Pattison, Pool, Posey, Purvis, Rohrer, Sccdorfl, Taylor, Vickery, White, Wiggs and Zirkle. Ctme ican LMemxcai ocieiii Ulesdla [Jallexj CMabiel Back row: Ben Luck, Ma» Shadle, Eugene Dale, Louis Spitz, L B. Shires, Walter Creed, Robert Fowler, William White. Front row: Gordon Deckert, Robert Davis, Annie Blanchard, Sally Donlin. Gilbert Moore, Joe Rogers. — Officers: Robert Davis, Chairman; Gilbert Moore, Vice-Chairman, Sally Donlin, Secretary- Treasurer; William White, Ben Luck, Executive Council. — Faculty members: L. B. Shires, Sponsor; Peter Duisberg, C. W. Botkin, Advisors. The Mesilla Valley Chapter of the American Chemical Society was first organized here at A M in the Fall of 1946. The aim of the Society is to broaden the student ' s field of interest, and to promote the curricula of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering to new students. The A. C. S., with a program of industrial movies, guest speakers, and student speakers, pre- sents to students in these fields information which supplements that given in class work. Bottom Row: Mr Russell L Ricse, Faculty Sponsor, Morris Frieband, Secretary-Treasurer, Vernon Miller, Vice-President; Alton Jones, Ffcd V Sweet, Bradford Kleinman, Charles Provinc, Dean M A Thomas. 2nd Row: Elbert D. Stewart, Jr., Leon Mai Lane, President; Seymour Goldbaum, Robert E. Maveefy, Harry A. Holmes, Jerome Shaw. 3rd Row: Lours L. Snow, Robert E. Sandiford, Kenneth A Hall, Robert D Ewing, Edwin K. Hubbard, James F. Fletcher 4th Row Harold L Conncll, Stanley N. Thomas, Donald V. Faster, Tito T Miller. Pkusics Club The New Mexico A. M. A. Physics Club was founded in September 1947, for the purpose of furthering interest in the physical sciences. Mem- bership is open to students working toward a degree in Physics, and to staff members of the Physical Science Laboratory and the Physics department. In their classes, their jobs and their Physics Club projects, the members gain experience with the tools of scientific research. Keith Guard Paul Engle Art Maxwell W. R. Clancey Tom Bankhead Charles Dowse Qg Club Founded in 1905, the Ag Club is the oldest organization of its kind on the campus. The Club ' s purpose is to promote an interest in Agriculture and friendship among Ag students. The annual Ag Smoker was the first social function on the calendar of events. This Smoker is put on each year to welcome freshman Ag majors. Other activities sponsored by the Ag Club were: Ag-Home Ec. picnic and hayride, Ag open house and the Ag BAWL. The above pictures were taken during the annual Ag-Home Ec. picnic The top pictures on the opposite page are of the Ag Club homecoming float and those at the bottom show displays at the Ag Open House. FALL Morris Evans J F. Cole Fred Witty Alton Brown Richard Hustace Bill Roberts Virginia Smith OFFICERS Faculty Co-Critics President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Reporter SPRING Morris Evans Arnold Krochmal Bill Moder Richard Hustace Bill Rawlins Ivan Newman Dave Hustace r . t •I- . . n " ( O ' Hickey Van Dongen Sheckmann Struck Ranson Duke Sais McGuire Dunham McGuinn White Ragsdale Dennis Ortega Steele Tomlin Anderson Witty Brookey Floyd Higgins Armijo Radosevich Rawlins Gomez Dawson Moder Brown Hancock Chavez Woodward Smith Forehand Barnett Lambreth Dugger Floyd Arledge Wallace Schultz Hendricks Leyendecker Perez Reid Garrett (k eu 5 Qc Club iJaiiv Science Ciua ' B. SCARBOROUGH President Dick Birchell, Jim Cox, J. MacLeod, D. Schwartz, H. Lentz, B. Moder, R. Koger Prof. Cunningham showing new bull to boys The Dairy Judging Team J. Parker, G. Mcnefee, Coach Skaggs, K. Black, J. Chappell The Dairy Club, led by President Bill Scarborough and Mr. S. R. Skaggs, sponsor, is on its way to becoming one of the most active Ag organizations on the campus. The main purpose of the club is to promote interest in progressive dairying, and membership is open to all Ag students. This fall the club sponsored a dairy judging team, which placed 6th in the national intercol- legiate competion at the Waterloo, Iowa, Dairy Cattle Congress. A good time was enjoyed by all at the annual picnic in the fall at Radium Springs. LEFT — The Parker Twins — You guess which one is Joe and which one is Jack — We can ' t! RIGHT — Sampson himself! Gene Gilmorc picking up two milk cans yes, they arc cmptyl RN O Third Row: Brown A. K., Forehand E. R., Walker F. K., McDonald K. S., DcBaca R. C. Second Row: Higgins J. R., Poole W. A, Pcna A., Spencer S. S. First Row: Baca 0. F., Harrelson J. C, Mankin J. D., Blackwell R. L, Smith V. A. Organization: In 1922 this club was organized as the " Wranglers " Later the Wranglers received a charter and became members of the National Block and Bridle Organization. Purpose: The purpose of this club is to promote a higher scholarship standing among students of animal husbandry and to br ing about a closer relationship among men and women pursuing the profession. Officers: J. D. Mankin, President, V. A. Smith, Secretary-Treasurer; W A. Poole, Reporter — Faculty Advisors: Prof J Knox, Prof. J. Norris, Prof. P. Nealc. Sponsor R,nch Oav Advisor i jj — Winners of Annual Freshman Judging Contesf — Left fo Right) — Floyd Sterrett, Henry Gronewoller, J. T. Vance, Bill Cotton, Arcencio Sancher, and Bill Stone. — High Point Judging Team, Fort Worth, 1949 — Back Row: Anderson, Martinez, Back and Neale. Front Row; Lambirth, Perez, Kelly and Brownfield. Annual Honors Banquet u-HGl umm OFFICERS Row I : Riddle, recreation leader; Hoskins, secretary. Row 2: Barnes, vice-president; Cockrell, president; Kidd, reporter. CLUB MEMBERS Row 1: Abcrcrombic, Abercrombic, Faubron, Abcrnathy, Kidd. Row 2: Pool, Brownficid, Steel, Barnes, Cockrell, Knight Row 3: Hughes, Hoskins, Lockhart, Morris, Pyatt, Fowler. Row 4. Foster, Riddle, Caring, Abcrcrombic, Robic. Row 5; Kidd, Turner, McNcilan, Grcathouse, Abercrombic, Nix, Turner. if ' HQl umni The 4-H Alumni Association is one of the most active as well as one of the largest organizations on the A M campus. It is made up of 4-H members from all over New Mexico and adjoining states. The objectives of the group are to further education through the 4-H Club program, take advantage of recreational opportunities, and to assist the 4-H program on a state wide level. Meeting twice monthly, the Association takes part in Extension Service radio programs, and gives a fifty dollar scholarship annually to the outstand- ing graduating high school senior with 4-H background. Recreational activities include a monthly party and an annual weekend trip to Ruidoso for skiing and tobaggoning. lite flew Tllexicc GdleGiate Cliaptei Of. the fuiuie ' ja me is ok Qme ' ilca O f fS, , , O " P J (,i -% y .rrn ' a . m - Members: Merl Anderson, Bill Barnett, Dorman Brookey, Vyric Chilton, H. B. Cooper, Calvin Coy, James Curtis, Robert Dawson, Dick Floyd, Stewart Floyd, Manuel Goniales, J. B Houston, Mr. Carl Howard, Jim Howel, Victor Kosfelish, Bill Moder, Paul Nutter, Jack Ransom, A. D. Rutledge, Archie Samford, Jim Starkey, Don Van Dongen, Joe Wallace, Howard White. Not pictured: Barela, Butler, Chavei, Coulter, Duke, Forehand, Harrell, Hinrichs, Howard, Jasper, Jinks, May, McGuire, Nations, Newman, Porter, Reisinger, Steele, Tomlin, Uxer OFFICERS Ivan Newman President Vyrle Chilton Vice-President J B Houston ■ Secretary Joe Wallace Treasurer Dick Floyd Reporter Mr. Carl Howard Advisor The New Mexico Collegiate Chapter of Future Farmers of America is organized to utilize the leadership ability developed in high school F. F. A chapters, and in rendering assistance and service to the college when needed. The chapter also provides participating experience in conducting F. F. A. work for the prospective teacher of vocational agriculture. Clccie Kooec Cisscciaticn OFFICERS President Ham Scott- Vice-President Tom Knight Secretary-Treasurer Dick Kelley MEMBERS Bill Spires Billy Smith Me! Swartz Ronney Schliep Tee Knox Pete Leach Buster Riley Sonny Burris Matt Foreberg Ross May Dutch Herings Jim Hennigan Roundie Tompkins Peppy Mc Kinney Billy Durio Tom McCinley Byron Jones Bill Stone Ralph Coulter Bill Elkins John Carber Darrell Smith Dick Pardunh Elmer Allen Bill Poole Dan Dean Don Tompson Tom Hadley Bobby Bowles Dick Walters Bill Mosley Pat Hanley Nancy Roby oaptid tu ent L{mcn Standing: Wofford, Lyons, Lambirfh, Burgess, Brookey, Bowe, Witty, Vickery, Wofford, King, Stidham, Dr. Koger, Bishop, Bean, Chaffin, Bean, Alford and Crane. Seated: Glenn, Henderson, Krogh, White, Godley, Godley, and Alford. The Baptist Student Union is an organization of Baptist students formed for the purpose of link- ing together the school, the student and the church. The house, across from Kent hall, is a center of activities including morning watch, evening vesper, weekly meetings, etc. Drop in for relaxation and fellowship. PAUL CRANE, President THE YOUTH CHOIR . . active in regular services. broadcasts, special programs and rallies. JOHNYE GODLEY enlistment vice-president C. L. BOWE social vice-president VIRGINIA LYONS secretary tuc)eHi GltiistiaH Clsscciaticn (Left to Right) — Back row: Clarence Fielder, John Tomlin, Gus Gray, Bob Mitchell, Clark Paddock, Rev. Frank Jones, W. E. Watkins. Front row: Patty Herrell, Johnann Starling, Dorothy Jett, Shirley Mae Dickerson, Lucy Zartman, Alberta Curry, Jean Mitchell. The Student Christian Association, open to any student on the campus, was led this year by Clark Paddock and Dorothy Jett, co-chairmen; Bob Mitchell, vice-chairman; Johnann Starling, secretary; and Jean Mitchell, treasurer. Some of the year ' s activities included Thanksgiving and Christmas vespers, playing of carols over the loudspeaker during the Christmas holidays, a World Student Service Fund drive held February 6-12, special programs on Christjan Vocations and Christian Faith, and several social get-togethers. A campus visitor the second week of December was Miss Goldie Rouse, a Danforth graduate working on the University of New Mexico campus. This group had a joint meeting with the S. C. A. group from the Texas College of Mines, in honor of Miss Rouse. The District Spring Conference was held here March 18-20, with representatives from other New Mexico and West Texas campuses present. Plans were made for the Estes Park conference of 1949, at which New Mexico will be host state. Miss Mary Jo Bennett, of this campus, is one of the Estes co-chairmen. ?2 ewman Oub One of the most active clubs in the campus this year was the Newman Club led by Milton Miller, President; Odelio Baca, Vice-President; Raul Enriquez, Secretary; Betty Sanchez, Treasur- er; Donald Cass, Reporter; Tom McGinn and Geraldine Kretik, Intramural Representatives, Miss Margaret O ' Loughlin, Sponsor; and Rev. David J. Kirgan, Chaplain This club is com- posed of Catholic students and those of Catholic preference designed to foster both their social and christian life on the campus. Named in honor of Cardinal Newman, the club is one of many similar organizations in colleges and universities throughout the United States. It is af- filiated with the National Federation of college Catholic clubs. The club this year had one hun- dred and forty active members and met the first Sunday of each month after communion at Palmer Lodge for their meeting and fellowship. A Degree Team consisting of the club officers, Abe Pena, Captain; Angie Rodriguez, Inquisitor; Patsy Sanchez, Pliant; Bill Neff, Guard; Frances C. de Baca and Mike Rosich, soloists, held the first formal initiation ceremonies at A M and at New Mexico Teacher ' s College, Silver City, New Mexico. The club received religious ins- tructions from Father Kirgan and visiting priests during the school year. It also sponsored the Minstrel Show which was directed by Bob Keane. Installation of new officers took place in their annal banquet. MILTON MILLER President RAUL ENRIQUEZ Secretary - Qnie ' inaixonai Keiaiions C ' ud Back Row: Kenneth Barnhill, Dale Quist, Daniel Boardman, Patsy Boney, Donald Perkins, S F Kropp. Seated: Elliot Epner, Cynthia Wimberly, Warren Kreykenbohm, Jack Hirten, Pete Kraynek. Members not shown: Russ McKinney, Mary Jo Bennett, Jack Pyburn, John Jacobs, Al Rosenfeld, Louise Martin, Edward Cox., Ralph Digneo, Willa Morgan, Mary Thomas, Ted Deacy, Mary Ava Smith, Dave Keusch and Leo Lukosiunas. OFFICERS President . Warren Kreykenbohm Vice-President Jack Hirten Secretary-Treasurer Patsy Boney Faculty Sponsor S. F. Kropp The International Relations Club has been very active this year It ' s twenty-six members meet regularly twice a month on Thursdays to discuss international current events. The I. R. C. Club, which is affiliated with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will send delegates to the I. R. C. Regional Conference at Alpine, Texas a f osmcpcuian liian Ciut? I Left to Right)— Back row: Ricardo Holcombe, Santa Barbara, Chihuahua, Mexico; Squire Luttrell, Portales, New Mexico; Thomas McGuinn, Panama Canal Zone; Mario Lacayo, Diriamba-Caraza, Nicaragua; Bernic Piotrowski, Detroit, Michigan; Luis Serrano, Callao, Peru. Center row: Enrique Espinosa, Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico; Manuel Valles, Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico; Peter Peterson, Cananea, Sonora, Mexico; Juan Barrera, Callao, Peru; Bejor Asseo, Trujillo, Peru; Jose Marrero-Tores, Morovis, Puerto Rico. Bot- tom row: S. R. Skaggs (Assoc. Prof. DH), Las Cruces, New Mexico; Hashim Sanduk, Baghdad, Iraq; Joseph Lyon, Zahley, Lebanon; Milton Miller, Shreveport, Louisiana; Anthony Pease, Nyack, New York; Ignacio Ortega, Cuaulitemoc, Chihuahua, Mexico. OFFICERS President Joseph Lyon Vice-President Ignacio Ortega Secretary Milton Miller Treasurer _ Anthony Pease Sponsor S. R. Skaggs (Assoc Prof DH ) The Cosmopolitan Club was organized in November, 1947. The club, representing seven foreign nations, was formed with the principal goal of furthering international understanding. The members of the club will act as good will ambassadors, and will offer to the public any information desired about their respective nations. Ike GolCHado Pla jmakeis 1949 STAFF JOSEPH LEE BROWN Director EDGAR R. GARRETT Associate Director CORKY SIMPSON Business Manager Gilbert Moore President Phyllis Norris Vice-President Thomas M. McGinn Secretary-Treasurer William P. White II Technical Director Daniel B. Jett, Jr Stage Electrician Chet Menkes Director of Properties Al Rosenfeld Director of Publicity Agnes Romero Director of Costume and Make-up — 1948-49 Productions — DEAR RUTH THE L ITTLE FOXES THE ATOM AND EVE ' DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY THREE EXPERIMENTAL BILLS OF ONE ACT PLAYS ■■ ' — The Coronado Playmakcrs Scholarships ' ■ " • ' — A music comedy, class- written by Don Davidson " ' ' ' ■ ' - ' — Included class-written plays Action shot o( THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON The Playmakers ' first outdoor production (spring, ' 48) Rehearsal shot of DEAR RUTH Working on his set is Ed Garrett; on his actors, Joe Brown Ike QlUc ' LC Club (Left to Right)— Back row: H. Taylor, Dr. J. R. Eyer, L. Howard, D. Jett, G. Mitchell. R. Vigil, R. Hornor, R. Pearson, J. Eyer. Front row: F. Morley, J. Klier, M. F. Daniels, J. Starling, R. McKinney, E. Turney, D. Glenn. Miss Newman is presented (lowers The Allegro Club, one of the campus ' new organizations, was established in the spring of 1948. Its purpose is to promote the interest of music, both on the campus and in the community. Some of the year ' s activities include a weekly listening hour, sponsorship of the El Paso Symphony in concert, and a theatre orchesrta. Officers for the year were Dorothy Jett, President; Arthur Baker, Vice-President; Ruth McKinney, Secretary-Treasurer; and Gordon Mitchell, Publicity Director. Spon- sors were Mr. and Mrs. Fred Daniels, Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Eyer, and Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Wright. Below — the listening hour ABRAHAM CHAVEZ, concertmeisfer Home O conomics eiub Seated — Marjorie Dunlap, Miss Manier, Betty Jo Fryer, Ruth McKinney, Darlene Henderson, Miss O ' Loughlin, Lucy Gutierrez. Second Row — Maxine Pycatt, Virginia Lyon, Emily Graf, Angelina Rodriguez, Evelyn Terpening, Patricia Sanchez, Louise Carr, Colleen Pirtle. Third Row — Ella Jean Pattison, Madelyn Kincaid, Jean Mitchell, Geneva Horner, Fayc Morlcy, Fama Lou Jones, Laural Hill, Vera Garing. Tleiv Ulexicc Clcaies ki Ciuu Organized this year by a group of ski enthusiasts, The New Mexico Aggie Ski Club attained a membership of approximately 100 within the first few months. Five of these members were chosen to compose a racing team to compete in the intercollegiate contests this winter. They are: Russ Erickson, Jack Brown, Bill Strohm, Don Huston and Don Davol. The Club ' s activities included a trip to Colorado during the Thanksgiving holidays; trips to Albuquerque and Colorado over the Christmas holidays; numerous weekend trips to Ruidoso, Cloudcroft and Albuquerque. The Ski Club sponsored a trip to Colorado over the Easter holidays. A dance at Milton hall concluded the year ' s events. Jack Brown, President Russ Erickson, Vice-President Bob Coffman, Social Chairman Diana West, Secretary-Treasurer Ski Team rejoices after taking 3rd place in their first meet Russ takes deserved rest between runs Jack and Mark limber up before morning activity begins Qn Ulemc iam U. Col. David W. Wallace, USAF 1913 _ 1948 These pages are humbly dedicated to the memory of Lt. Col, David W. Wallace, whose untimely death came as a shock to all whose privilege it was to know and to serve with him. He left a place that will never be filled, a host of memories that will never be forgotten. The passing of a plane in the sky, the crack of a gun on a frosty fall morning ... by these and many other associations, the -nemory of Col. Wallace will be with us forever . . . Pilot, sportsman and friend, an officer of the highest caliber, a man among men ROTC Cadet Officers ' Club — 1948 - 1949. Sponsor: Fall Semester Herbert Tyson Robert Colegrove George Thibodeau Colonel E M Sutherland Officers Spring Semester President Gene Edney Vice President Stuart Floyd Secretary Treasurer Milton Miller Y ar fidi anc €.o( HTn-f- ' n ' try Row 1: Robert W Colegrove, Clarence Reichelt, George E Thibodeau, Wesley L Walker. Reginald H Culver, Henry B. Barton Row 2: Jack L. Conn, LeRoy C. Reynolds, Robert C Mitchell, Clarence H Fielder, James H Meadows, Weise Bradford r ' ear Rdvance.ci JZn-janfry Row I: Charles Pierce, Jon Bullock. George Reasonovcr, Manuel Gonzales, Kenneth Black. Louis Grayson, William Sears, Gerald Smith, Albert Ivaska, Otis Boren. Row 2: Peter Kraynak, Travis Gatford, Francis Hofforth, David Lukcns, Frank Green, Antonio Barncastle, Robert Lytle, Wayne Hickcy, Melvin Ridgley. Row 3: Gene Edney, Joe G Cannon, Mollis Hungatc, J C. Cooper, Eugene Porter, Bill Walden, K. P. Guynn, Robert Parish, Robert Strain, William Derryberry. Row 4: James Elkins, Stewart Floyd, Wayne Wat kins. Earl Forehand, George Dawson. Dorman Brookey, James Vance, Elmer Allen, Donald Davison, Charles Frederickson, Harold Conncll 2J %ear ' Hdv nc£cl Htr Row 1 : Squire Lutfrell, Robert Liggett, Claudio Oliver, Bryan Postman. Thomas Dennmgton, Herbert Tyson, Alfredo Escalante, William Bullock Row 2: Clyde Wottord, Jesse Parker, Howard Hurst, Gordon McLean, Fred Ewing, Eugene Boone Row 3: James Craft, Glen Pool, Paul Meerscheidt, Joe Wofford, Boyce Williams, Howard King. Alton Duke. l ' Year FI ' ' Row I; R. A. Erickson, R. E. Clark, C Herring, E. Turner, G Mares, J Woodley, L Shaw. R. Allen, D Dean, M McGrath, F. Cauhapc. Row 2: H. Borrego, S. Constantmo. E. Oliver, L. Cavasos, J. Kmg, A. Parduhn, H. White, W. Foster, J. Whitaker, R Nclligan. Row 3; G. Jones, R. Dollahon, J Hirten, M. Miller. J. Allen, T. Vandagritf, J. Edwards, H. Minter, D. Davol, A Vick, M. Chavez. Row 4: J. Boy- kin, K. Lee, G. Men, J. Hinrichs, W. Nix, J. Greathousc, J. Dirnburgcr, K. Norton. J Stcgcr, A. Riggs. Keb ' Peb ' eM The Red Pep-ers is the re-organized girls ' pep club The purpose of this organization is to encourage and further school spirit; to promote interest and add attraction to the school ' s athletic program, and to encourage participation by all students in campus functions. The first appearance of the club in full uniform was made at the Homecoming Parade. The officers for the club were: Fall Semester Patricia Baldwin Anna Irwin Betty Jane Evans Katherine Neale Louise Martin Kathrine Hale Mary C Good Louise Muitin La Nelle Dahlquist Marguerite Jones Ruthanne Nelson Margie Foster Noeline Mounyo Ruth Rigner President Vice-President Secretary Custodian of Uniforms Treasurer Correspondent Drill Leader MEMBERS Jade Lovell Ma.garet Burn Oma Tudor Betty Jane Evans Bobby Chancellor Addlyn Painter Mary Catherine Good Spring Semester Marion Reynolds Addlyn Painter Marjorie Foster Ruth Rigney Ruthanne Nelson Lucille Magan Louise Martin Pat Baldwin Pat Wofford Marion Reynolds Kathrine Hale Katherine Neale Lucille Magan i cs Uotxcukiabciei Grand Finale of the Variety Show Los Conquistadores Club led by Geronimo Chavez, President; Robert Gomez, Vice-President; Raul Enriquez, Secretary; Delfido Sanchez, Treasur- er; Esequiel Armijo, Reporter; Belsan Armijo, Sergeant-at-Arms; Orestes Garcia and Emilia Garde, Intra-Representatives; and Paul Taylor, Sponsor, was the most active club of the year. The club offers promotion of the social welfare of A M students and its membership is open to anyone that is interested in the club. This year Los Conquistadores were very active in intramural activities and ranked high in the contests. Their Homecoming Float was dedicated to the late Dr. Fabian Garcia, their first club sponsor. Membership of the club was over 100 students and their outstanding activity was the Variety Show put on in Hadley Hall and by popular demand at the Rio Grande Theater. Because of the interest and help given to the club, Mr. and Mrs. Ramon Lucero, of the Towntalk Cafe in town, were named Honorary Members of Los Conquistadores Club. " » r- SI G. CHAVEZ President R. GOMEZ Vice-President R. ENRIQUEZ Secretary D SANCHEZ Treasurer I B. Armijo, Sgt.-at-Arms E. Armijo, Reporter E. Garde, Intra. Rep. F. C. de Baca E. Davila F. Chavez P. Gonzalez R. Lopez T. Rivera U. Vigil P. Perez L. Zimmerman E. Apodaca M. Castillo M. Cardenas J. Guerin T. Frietze R. Zimmerman J. Baca A. Apodaca L. Grado C. Perez A. Baca J. Torres B. Lucero A. Pena R. Rivera L. Gutierrez M. Gonzalez F. Pena C. Mendez L. McTeigue J. Mondragon H. Baca A. Escalante Ortega W. Struck R. Suarez R. Gomez A. Romero X.CS UoHGukiadcies r B 1 4 t ii i i ? ' 9tL» iVlio ' s WliO in Clmeiican Golleces and ZlmCeliities Virginia Smith, one of those fe- male Ag majors, has been secretary of the Block and Bridle, and reporter for the Ag Club for two years. She was a member of the Aggie Rodeo Association during 1947-48. Her other activities include being sec- retary-treasurer of the junior class this year, a Rhodes Hail representa- tive to the Women ' s Residence As- sociation, 1947-48, and a member of Chi Omega. John Sais, senior Ag student, was very active in every organization to which he belonged. He was reporter for the Ag Club, 1945-46, Student Commission representative 1946-47, as well as treasurer of the 4-H Alumni Association, treasurer of Al- pha Zeta 1947-48, vice-president of the Block and Bridle Club 1947-48, and vice-president of the 4-H Alum- ni Association 1947-48. r iVLc ' s WLo in ClmeUcaH C olleces anc) UnioeMdies M ' Dorothy Jett, senior music educa- tion major, was president of the newly-organized Allegro Club, vice- president of her sorority, Chi Ome- ga, and co-chairman of the Student Christian Association. She was a member of the Greek Council, sec- retary of Phi Mu Tau, big sister chairman of AWS 1947-48, and has been a member of the band, orches- tra, and chorus during her college years. y Dallas C. Allred, senior engineer, was winner of the Westinghouse Scholarship in 1948, a member of AIEE, Lambda Chi Alpha, and the Veteran ' s Organization. He was elected to the engineers ' honorary group, Mu Phi Pi, and was treasurer of that organization this year. He was a member of the band during 1946-47. Wltc ' s iVlto in ClmeUcan UolUces anc Z(mOeisities Betty Marquess, senior history and social science major, was editor of this year ' s Round-Up, and art ed- itor of last year ' s Swastika. Her so- rority is Chi Omega, of which she was president last year. She was a member of Alpha Phi Gamma, and formerly a member of IRC and the Student Christian Association. She was secretary this year of the newly- formed Student - Faculty Advisory Committee. Besides these many ac- tivities, Betty was elected most pop- ular girl 1947-48, and spring carni- val queen 1946-47. Robert Blackwell, senior Ag stu- dent, was president of the Block and Bridle Club, 1947-48, vice-president of the Ag Club 1946-47, represent- ative to the student commission 1946-47, a member of Alpha Delta Theta, 4-H Alumni Association, Al- pha Zeta, honorary Ag fraternity. This is Bob ' s second year in Who ' s Who. ' ■■ Wltc ' s Wno in Cimelican UclUces and ilnioe ' tiitUs Cynthia Wimberly, senior English major, was this year ' s president of her sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha, and also president of Panhellenic Coun- cil. She was a member of Phi Mu Tau, IRC, and Alpha Phi Gamma, honorary journalism fraternity. Frank T. Green, junior Business Administration major, served his second term this year as cheer- leader, and was a junior class repre- sentative ro the Student Commission. Hank is a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon and the Canterbury Club. Last year, he was vice-president of the sophomore class and of IRC. Wkc ' s Wltc in Clme ' iican ( clleaes an Zlnioeisities Albert Rosenfeld, senior interna- tional relations major, was a mem- ber of Alpha Phi Gamma, Phi Mu Tau, Sigma Delta Pi, AVC, and IRC. He was president of Alpha Phi Gamma 1947-48, and editor of the Round-Up last year. Al did a lot of work for the Rio Grande Writer and the Coronado Playmakers, and was also an associate member of the Physics Club. Stanley Thomas, senior engineer, was elected to Who ' s Who ' again this year. He was president of his fraternity, Tau Kappa Epsilon, this year, vice-president of the Student Commission 1947-48, and president of the sophomore class during 1 946- 47. He was a member of AIEE and was elected this year to the honorary engineering fraternity, Mu Phi Pi. Wltc ' s WUo in ClmeiicaH C oiiecei anb L(nioeiiiiies John Higgins, senior Ag student, served as president of the student body this last year. John was a member of the Ag Club and the Block and Bridle Club. His frater- nity was Lambda Chi Alpha, of which he was vice-president during the 1947-48 year. Gilbert Moore, senior engineer, was very active in Coronado Play- makers, being well-remembered for his role of Uncle Harry in last year ' s production. This year he was a Student Commission representative from the senior class, a member of Mu Phi Pi, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Ger- man Club, and the American Chem- ical Society. wltc ' s Wltc in Clme ' iican ( olleaes and Zlnive ' isiiies Clarence Quentin Ford, senior en- gineer, was president of his frater- nity, Lambda Chi Alpha, this year, a member of the Greek Council and ASME. Quentin graduated at the end of the first semester. r ! L George DiTirro, senior Business Administration major, was elected to Who ' s Who for the second time this year. He has been proctor of Kent Hall, President of the CDs 1946-47, " A " Club president and student as- sistant varsity football coach last year, coach of the freshman basket- ball squad, vice-president of the Veteran ' s Organization 1946-47. He was a member of Phi Mu Tau and the Newman Club. With all these activities, he still kept up a straight four-point average. wLc ' s wlto m ClmeUcan UolUces ana i{mOe ' iiiiies Max Lane, senior engineer, was president of this year ' s senior class, chairman of AIEE, and secretary of Mu Phi Pi He was finance officer for the CDs before becoming a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon this year. r " Lewis Holland, senior Ag major, was a member of SAE, the Ag Club, president last year of the junior class and Alpha Zeta, and treasurer of the Block and Bridle Club. This IS his second year in Who ' s Who. lUod Popular Ha Oe i nuickmcs Died Hcpula ' i Qd Seuiak TTlaxweli lUcst Pcpula jacuii memo V embei Vi. Sail Wab en Gieaied Ctccie Daoe ka ' Lp fellcw With Ike Sed X-lne ' i5 - i2.ueen an C) UH incess •7 H cmecomiHG S-ucu X aitman gurnet p a iom ueen Kai i Tleaie 4 Queen [oi. ' S -, ¥38 Glen a hook ■• -■ •w ' ' ' T ' ' , OaileHe Paxion Qcde Queen anii j fail AS JUDGED BY Oinesi Hamlin oakel Art Editor, Time Magazine Dear Miss Warren: Judging a beauty contest is hazardous enough when the entrants are three-dimensionally visible. But when photographs are the only given data upon which to base a judgment, the pitfalls multiply Especially when the photographs vary greatly in size, pose, lighting and degree of retouching. Aside from the usual liabilities involved m all judging, such as the torments of indecision and the grim certainty that, however sincerely arrived at, one ' s final selections are bound to cause sharp disappointments, this contest presented an additional hazard, of which my professional activities have made me keenly aware Having painted for Time more than two hundred and fifty portraits, with only photographs to work from, I have come to realize how surprisingly misleading a photograph can be. Accord- ing to an old adage, " the camera never lies. " Well, perhaps it does not lie in reporting what it has seen, — but there are times when it certainly has defective eyesight. My experience has taught me that it is no easy matter to determine from photographs exactly what a person looks like. Time and again in pursu ng a likeness, with twenty or more photographs of the same man spread out before me, I have found myself confronted by at least a dozen different people With these handicaps in mind, the class will, I hope be charitable in passing judgment on the judge and believe me when I say it was really a tough assignment. A great variety of factors influenced my selections. If the head was in profile, I had to try imagining it in full-front A beautiful nose would be offset by a less beautiful chin Hair arragement would be weighed against mouth or eyes — or perhaps beautiful eyes against the contours of the lower face Again, mere perfection of features might lose out to some inner loveliness, shining out through less perfect features. Spiritual grace, tenderness of feeling, sensitivity, intelligence all played their parts. The toughest moment came when I had brought the group to be re- photographed down to thirteen. You had asked for only twelve. One had to be sacrificed. By then I was feeling more like an executioner than a judge, — and every one of the second-choice none looked too good to reject outright. That was a real dilemma, with no way out but straight amputation. I even held them up to a mirror, hoping their reversed images would reveal some decisive asset or liability, previously overlooked. It was like a parent having to disown a daughter. But finally the foul deed was done — and I hurriedly wrapped them for mailing, lest I weaken and again find myself in the foils. Perhaps all this will give you some idea of what a contest judge goes through. My only hope is that, upon my return to Las Cruces this spring, I ' ll not be waited upon by a committee of student (or parent) Vigilantes. Sincerely, ERNEST HAMLIN BAKER .1 jL.ucdle Clinail I l eit te iett Pat Wollci ff Helen Helsltexi Ueantieayie i ewis StUyjn WLiie Pat Sal win fdiicn Hucdle Ulajan ' ' 0£. - , ,nMte-MJ k. foothali THE COACHING STAFF Lcm Pratt, backfield coach; Virgil Marsh, line coach, Vaughn Corley, head coach; and George McCarty, freshman coach %e igtf ) uah H ' • 3 ' 9 w 9 V s s s s , g 5 $ e , - ' -H wv vH I ' ' " ' g ' Jt= ' si Tlie N ' lw Mexico A i ies in;iiiKuralc l tlicir 1949 foutliall season against Arizona State I .iinilicrjacks at I ' laystaft, Arizona. Missing from tlic Agijie lineup were such veteran post-war players as Jerry " Kruiser " Nuzuni, Jay Rawlins, Frank " Peanuts " Hurke, Alvin Cnrfman, Frank Bettencourt, Cliet Menkes, Bud Alterbury, Bud Wilborn and Al Tliienie. Tlicse boys liad formed tlie nucleus of the first two Ag.uie post-war footl)all teams, hi ihis first n me tlie Aggies were not only starting out with a new hneu|) for the most iiart, but also with a new football coacli, aui;hn Corley. The Aggies new mentor was no stranger to Aggieland, but he did fin l upon his arrival that lie had a terrific rebuilding job to do. In this his first game at the helm, that objective hit him between the eyes. Against the Lumberjacks the inexperience of the Aggies was the most important factor in their loss as tliey went down to a 13-7 defeat after tlie had jiassed up Tunncnius opportunities to scivre throughout the ball game. Louis Sanchez provided the lone Aggie spark when he took off on a 67 yard touchdown jaimt in the tliird (|uarler. His run carried him through the whole I ' lat staff team. Cal Hall pulle l out of his guard position to kick the ] oinl after. The Aggies found big Vince Cisterna, Lumberjack end, all that his press notices had said that he would be. Besides being big he was fasty, shifty and very deceptive, as he pulled down many passes that seemed to be long gone. Hirten got off some very fine kicks in this the opening game. Jack Stcger, Phil Neale and Carl Renken, along with Louis Sanchez, pro- vided the Aggies with their offensive strength. In the forward wall it was the experienced play of Ray Van Pelt, Joe Dean and Dave Kcusch that kept the Aggies in the ball game until the very last. Fumbilitis, which was to cause the A M lads trouble throughout the season, reared its ugly head in tliis the Aggie pigskin inaugural for 1949. ' » A .« vv . " A rough and ready Colorado A M eleven mauled the State College lads in this game which was played at Fort Collins to the tune of 40-6. From the opening whistle, when the Aggies fumbled the kickoff, till the last minute of play, Coach Corley ' s pikskin crew never got near enough to pay dirt to score. In the last minute of play, Gene Spencer talked a flustered Ram substitute quaterback into the ball on an attempted pass play. Gene ambled across the goal line from the Ram 8 yard line for the score. The try for the point was wide. The wliolc Ram team looked good in this outing as they did everything perfectly. For the Aggies, Gail Hungate was the offensive spark through his passing and runniitg until he was injure l. His loss i)roved to be one of the fatal blows in the next few games. Throughout the game the weak, undermanned .Xggie line was never able to coi)e with the big, fast, hard rushing Ram line led b Thurman McGraw and Don Mullinson. In this contest, the Colorado Aggies lived up to their press clippings and then some. They turned three pass interceptions plus two State College fumbles into five touchdowns which proved to be more than enough for the winning margin. Returning to State College after two losses on the road, the point hungry Aggies eleven had things pretty much their own way as they smashed to a victory over a hard fighting, but undermanned Fort Bliss Army team. In the early moments of the first (|uartcr Mirinianian took a soldier punt on his own 12 yard line and then proceeded to go some 88 yards to i)aydirt to give the Aggies their first score in the ball game. Mel Harris pushed across the second t. d. when he went around his own left end from the twelve yard line. In the second quarter a pass from Jack Hirten to Roland Thomas plus a fumble which was recovered by Gene Spencer accounted for an- other Aggie score. The Fort Bliss scoring came as a result of an intercepted pass plus a 75 yard run off tackle by Carl Davis, speedy soldier back. Two passes, from Hirten to Steger, gave the A M team its fourth six pointer. Shortly after this, Carl Renken intercepted a soldier pass on their 45 yard line and he went all the way to score. Cal Hall pulled out of the line to kick the e.xtra points of which he made three out of the five. In the line Spencer, Thomas, Dean, ' an Pelt, .Stringer, Keusch, Hall and Walden showed up very well. Steger, Hirten, Renken, Harris, Neale and Mirinianian were among the outstanding backs. ' ? .An avengeful Sul Ross Lobo eleven, handed llie .Aggies their fourth loss in five starts as they piled up 47 points to 12 for the Aggies. They scored on passes, rushes and through a blocked kick as their undefeated football machine continued on its merry way. Sul Ross turned out later to be one of the undefeated teams in the nation. For the .Aggies, their first scoring of the game came about on a screen pass from Jack Hirten to Art Snow, which was good for 28 yards plus six points. In the final (|uarter, Louis Sanchez went off tackle on a 35 yard sprint to paydirt. This was on the same play that he scored on at Flagstaff. The Aggies missed both tries for the point after. The injuries suffered in the Fort Bliss game hurt the Aggie chances considerably. Ray Van Pelt didn ' t make the trip to Alpine along with Dave Keusch. Many of the other fellows made the trip, but were unable to see much service. ' n ' s ' I ' hc injury liililU-il Xcw Mexico Akrics traveled to All)u |iicr(nie to meet tlieir L ' niveisity " cousins " in an attempt to gain their first Border Conference win of tlie year. However, Coach I ' erl Huffman and Iiis ] ol)0 warriors luid rlifferent ideas as the inflicted a 60-0 loss on the hapless AS:M ladv Field general Jerry McKown was the big gun for the Lobos as he directed them to victory. A whole host of University backs roamed the gridiron almost at will as they scored touchdown after touchdown. On the other side of the field. Coach Corley had to put in a makeshift lineup for this traditional Lobo-Aggie battle. Many of the starters were physically below par and through necessity they were forced to play tnost of the contest. This was the ninth straight victory in a row for U. N. M. The last Aggie stand on the top was in 1 .?7 when they administered a . -0 shel- lacking to tlic AlluKHiennie lads. After being on the short end of the score in their first four out of five outings the Aggies bounced back into the win ccilnnin as they trounced Highlands University, 26-0. Due to injuries, Dave Keusch, Milton (iihner. .Art Sftow and D.ive Woddard sat out this game on the bench. Two scoring jaunts by Mirimanian gave the .Aggies their first twelve ])oints, while Steger and Spencer added the other two t. d. ' s. Steger ' s scoring came as a result of a lateral from Jack Hirten while Gene Spencer took a pass from Hirten to score his si. pointer. Jack Conn .really came into his own in this game which was his best of the year at left end. Phil Neale an l .Vlcl Harris did some fine defensive work in backing up tlie line, while in the line the wlnde crew performed admirably, with Spencer, an I ' llt, Strin.uer, Dean. C ' cum, Thomas and Parkman leading the way. Coach Eddie Doherty ' s high flying Tenipc " Sun Devils " disappointed a capacity Homecoming assemblage as they teed off on tlie Aggies, . 2-7. Doherty, a former pupil of Frank Leahy of Notre Dame fame, ex- hibited the best T-formation seen by the Aggies all season. Wilford " Whizzer " White proved to be the big difference in the game. He not only hit paydirt himself, but he set up many scoring ojiportunities for his team mates. The Aggies played their hardest ball game of the year as they went down to defeat. This happened to be one of those games in which the score doesn ' t tell the real story. Particularly in the line the play was vicious and hard fought all through the game. The most amazing part of the game lies in the statistics. Tenipe gained a total of 435 yards to 307 for our side. Tlie had but 17 first downs to 16 for the Aggies. We completed 14 passes out of 24 attempts while Tcmpe liit but 10 out of 24. This was a case of Tempe making the must out ol their op]iiirtunities. Tlic statistically iiotciit New Mexico Agjjics revertcil liuck into the win column as tlicy l)rol c out with a rash of touclidowns to defeat Fort Hays of Kansas, 27-14. Coach Corley ' s lads c .iiipiK-.l nnich the anie offensive record that they did against Tenii i-, liut tins lime they .ashed in on tlie breaks. Fort Hays scored first as they converted an Aggie fumble into a touchdown. Later they i)assed for anotlier six pointer. These two ' 1. LX ' s plus two conversions gave them a 14 iioint advantage early in the ball game. Phil Neale went over from the six a little later to start tlic . ' i.S; t scoring ami tlicn he plunged over from the four after Hirteii had hit Thomas with two passes and Mel Harris liad gone for ten. Early in the third quarter, Hirten passed to Roland ' iliomas who lateraled to Mirimanian. The play covered 67 yards with Mirimaniau scoring. • " ' % ' ' The Aggies did it again; they fumbled on the third play of the game, Western State recovered and a few minutes later they plowed over for the first score of the day. So went the rest of the game. Three touch- downs for the State team came as a direct result of Aggie fumbles; four from intercepted Aggie passes; the other two came from two of their own passes. .Mthough the Aggies as a team were in a sluinp, two of their team mates, Ray Van Pelt and Roland Thomas, sparkled at their respective positions. " Rusty " was a tower of strength on tlie defense while Roland was responsible for two of the best plays seen on Quesenberry Field this year. Green, State ' s deceptive halfback, went for fifty yards down to the Aggie thirty yard line where it seemed that he was off for a touch- down, but Thomas came up from behind ami hurdled two .State players as he brought Green down, thus staving off a touchdown. Later Roland caught one of Jack Hirten ' s passes and racc I 65 yards to paydirt as he outdistanced the whole State team. The game, regardless of the score, was a thriller from the offensive viewpoint, since both teams filled the air with passes all afternoon. State threw close to 20 shovel passes during the game .... inany of these covering more than 20 yards in the air. 4 JC J- " " r. . 4 . % ffr. % •, « 4. X ' ?2u|| a . i M s f GENE SPENCER was a member of the great freshman football team of 1941 that included besides himself, such grid greats as Jerry " Bruiser " Nuzum, Frank " Peanuts " Burke, Bud Wilborn and Ray " Rusty " Van Pelt Before that he lettered at Hobbs high school in all four years as a member of the football team and won a position on the all- New Mexico eleven. Besides this he won se»en other monograms in basketball, track and baseball Here at New Mexico A£rM he has lettered in all his three years on the varsity. As an end his play has always commanded respect throughout the conference. His specialty on the gridiron has been on the defense where he has played a hard rushing deceptive game. Gene will be passing from the scene in June since he has amassed the required hours to graduate. Gene Spencer Cat Hall CAL has been one of the El Paso representatives of the squad for the last three years. His play has never been on the spectacular plane so that he has, at times, been unnoticed as far as his value to the team is concerned. In his first two years on the Aggie football squad he held down a first string position beside the colorful Frank " Peanuts " Burke. Burke ' s colorful play held the limelight whil Cal continued to play his efficient but uncolorful type of ball. This past year injuries beset Cal as it did so many other mem- bers of the squad so that he never reached the heights set for him by his many admirers. Since he is a member of the June graduating class Cal has payed his last ball game for the Aggies on the gridiron. His play will, however, be remembered for some years to come. JACK is another of the boys that Coach Corley is counting on next year to put the Aggies back in the Border Conference running tor top honors. Although the Aggies as a team didn ' t do too well this sea«on, Jack ended up in the numlier four spot among passers in conference competition, in pass completions. Hirten completed 44 tosses out of 86 attempts for a percentage of .512 ... six of his aerials were for touchdowns. He is also known for his kicking since he got off two boots this past year which traveled more than 70 yards from the line of scrimmage. On the defensive end of the game Jack has always been able to hold his own on the gridiron. In the Mines game this past fall Jack, along with Phil Neale and Bill Walden, was one of the few Aggies who seemed to be in the game that day. He set up the long Aggie score through his running and passing. Jack played his high school all in Valley Stream, Long Island. He also played on the 66th Infantry Division and the 42nd Rainbow Division teams, overseas. Since this is his junior year in school Jack has one year of varsity ball left here at Aggieland. J ' Ik Jack Hirten Ray " Rusty " Van Pelt ig»- " RUSTY " has been one of the main reasons for any fame that may have been heaped on the Aggie football teams of the past three years. He was a hij h school sensation as a member of the Clayton New Mexico high school team. This is proven by the fact that he lettered all four years as a member of the football team and m three of these years he earned a letter on the basketball squad Ray made the all-New Mexico eleven in two of his four years. Here at Aggieland, Ray has always been a quiet mannered indi- vidual off the field, but on the field of play his play has always been of the rough and ready type. In 1947 this type of game earned him a second string berth on Joe Williams ' second string Little All- America team of that year. In his three post war years here he has lettered in every year. Since he will be departing from the campus in June through gradua- tion he has finished his career as an Aggie gridder. i rV f GAIL is another of the many fine athletes that have come to the Aggies from Clovis. While in the Clovis high school he lettered in both basketball and football In the 1946 season he made the South All-Star e ' even. After his first season with the Aggie football team Cail decided to forego basketball in favor of football, since he didn ' t feel that he could do lustice to both In his first season here he ran into some rough competition for the halfback spot since he found his fellow townsman, Jerry " Bruiser " Nuzum firmly entrenched in that position Last fall Gail really started to come info his own in the Colorado Aggie game when an injury to his hand laid him low for most of the season. During his time on the Aggie squad, Cail has been one of the best defensive backs on the team His defensive play alone could win him a berth on the squad Along with this he is a very fast and deceptive runner. Since triis is his junior year of college Gall will be taking his last f ' ing at college competition next fall. Gail Hungate Bill Walden BILL is one of the younger element that Aggieland followers are hoping will bring back the Aggie type of team of old. He is hard, clean fighting, team ball player that always does his job. In 1946 Bill was a member of the Las Cruces high school team. Because of his play that year he was chosen as a member of the 1946 State All Star team Since arriving on the scene here at Aggieland Bill has not only increased in physical size, since he is now up around the 195 pound mark, but his play has progressed proportionally. He is one of the key figures in Coach Corlcy s plans for improving next fall on the record made by this years team Bill has played both the guard and tackle positions for the Aggies. Since he seems to be more at home at tackle and because of his sue it is expected that when next season rolls around he will be out in front as far as that position is concerned With these last two years of competition behind him. Bill should prove to be one of the better tackles in the conference, come next fall. li Quoting from the Round-up of December 1st, " With the entry of basketball into the A M sports picture, a new look of optimism has come to the front. " " The Aggies will be paced by veteran players this season so they look good to place in the top bracket of the Border Confer- ence. " This is the way that it looked to us at Aggieland at the beginning of the season last fall. What happened? Well, we had experienced players returning but so did the rest of the conference .... a few teams also had some new material returning this year. One of the biggest factors in the end of the season when the pace begans to tell was that we had no adequate experienced players in reserve. Much the same as the football team the cagers were also beset by a late season in- jury jinx, which hit such players as Bill Hamm, Dick Apodaca and Dave Sharp. " Duck " Hynes was also forced to leave the team mid-way in the season. In Border Conference competition the Aggie quintet came up with four wins as they dropped 12 games to their opponents. They registered wins over Texas Mines, New Mexico University and Tempe at Williams gym; while the only team they could beat on a foreign court was Arizona State of Tempe. On the road the Border Conference jinx hexed the Aggies more than most of the other teams in the league. The cage squad will lose Dave Sharp, Bill Hamm, Stuart Meerscheidt, Donald " Duck " Hynes, and Joe Pino through graduation. One of the bright lights with the picture is that Aggie Fresh squad which will be coming up to play varsity competition next season. In their game against the Chihuahua All-Stars before the season opened the Aggies ran into a strange situation since the referees couldn ' t understand english, while the Aggies couldn ' t understand the rules which the officals injected into the game. While playing Flagstaff on their court the Aggies ran into another queer incident when water from melted snow began seeping in on the gym floor. This caused Dave Sharp ' s injury which hampered his play for the rest of the season. At the beginning of the second semester it looked as though the Aggies were finally going to start moving as they beat Texas Mines, New Mexico University and Tempe in a row. How- ever, Flagstaff, Hardin-Simmons and Arizona inflicted losses on the Aggies in quick succession, to finish out the Aggie season. In non-conference play the cagers won games each from Silver City Teachers, New Mexico Military Institute, Eastern New Mexco Greyhounds and Abilene Christian. The Aggies lost to the Greyhounds on their court and they also dropped two games on a road trip to Chihuahua against their All-Stars To climax the season Dave Sharp made the Border Conference 2nd team. Under the tutelage of Coach George McCarty, the Aggie freshman stock went in two different ways when the football record is compared to the basketball record. The football team didn ' t win a game, while the Aggie cage quintet finished the ' r season with but 3 losses in regular sea- son play. The football team on the other hand could not gain a win. Against the Arizona University yearlings, the frosh came within 35 seconds of tying the game as they were tied with the University lads with 35 seconds to go. The U boys scored a touch- down, however, to go out in front 13-7 and so they left our frosh without even a tie to boast about. 1 DAVE SHARP was undoubtedly the oustanding Aggie basketball player during this past season. This was very much in evidence as Dave was voted the " Greatest Aggie " during the recent Spring elec- tions. He has been in the spotlight before since he was selected on the Kansas AAU All-Tournament team while in the service. Locally he made the Border Conference 1st team in 1948 and he made the 2nd team in 1949. Before coming to Aggieland Dave played a year of Freshman ball at Utah State. He hails from Logan, Utah and starred on the high school team there. Dave is a senior so he has played his last game for the Aggie cagers. Dave Sharp Stuart Meerscheidt STUART MEERSCHEIDT is a local boy who made good. During the 1947 season he played all his ball on the Intramural league at State College. The next season, 1948, he was a member of the varsity and he broke into the line up midway in the season. This past year has found him one of Cach Gunn ' s regulars. His hard driving, never-say-die type of ball play ing has made him one of the most respected men in the conference. Although he has another year of eligibility left he has played his last game, as he graduates in June. TORBIO APODACA having played his high school ball with Anthony high school, Torbio has served his second season on the Aggie varsity. With two more years to play. Coach Gunn is figuring very heavily on him to fill in some of the gaps caused by graduation. Torbio Apodaca Donald " Duck " Hynes DONALD " DUCK " HYNES has held down the Aggie center for two seasons plus most of this past schedule until he was forced to leave the Aggie lineup because of military duty. He is another local lad since his home is on the campus here at State College. This was his last year of play since he is a senior. During his time on the Aggie squad he has been a big factor in a lot of their wins. One thing for sure " Duck " has never been known to lack in the art of hustling. ROLAND THOMAS earned his letter with the football team last fall and he then proceeded to go out for basketball so that he was a two letterman this year. Since he stands well over six feet in height he is expected to fill in the Aggie pivot spot next year since there will be no other returning letterman for that position. Roland also hails from State College and he p!ayed his high school ball with Las Cruces, making the All-State team in 1947. Roland Thomas Joe Pino JOE PINO has been one of the best liked ball players on the Aggie basketball team for the last three years although he never reached the greatness that the fans had hoped he would. Lack of play seemed to hurt him in first year of play. In the 1948 season he started to see some action late in the season and he improved his play to whore he became one of the big factors in the late season drive of the Aggies that year. Since Joe is a senior he has wore the Aggie colors for the last time, hie has lettered in each of three years with the Aggie cage team. His home is in Gallup, New Mexico. CLAYTON STALLINCS was one of the first of the younger set to break into the varsity lineup this year when slacking play and injuries beset the Aggie cagers. He was All-State in 1947 with Carlsbad and the next season he was a member of the Aggie quintet. This past season saw him show some of the play that is expected to bring top honors in Border Conference play. He saw enough enough action so that he lettered this past season. Clayton Stallings Richard " Dick " Apodaca RICHARD " DICK " APODACA has been one of the favorites here at Aggieland during his tenure on the Aggie teams. In 1946 he played on the football team as well as on the basketball team. When the next year rolled around Dick gave up football and devoted all his time to the cage game. He has always been regarded as one of the best guards in the Border Conference. Dick has one more year of play which should be his best yet on the Aggie cage squad. BILL HAMM first put in his appeirance here at Aggieland in the Spring ot 1947 when he joined a floundering team to inject a spark that found them upsetting some of the more highly favored teams in the conference. Though he had missed the early games of the season since he started school in the Spring semester. Bill finished among the top scorers in the Border Conference. Bill was an All-Ohio center while in high school in 1940 and 1941. In his first year here he made the Border Conference second team in 1947. He gradu- ates this coming August. Bill Hamm Bobby Porter BOBBY PORTER is one of the new Aggies since he came in with the group that saw the young high school graduate replacing the veter- ans who had returned from war service. Porter played with the South All-Stars in 1947. In the 1946-1947 season he made the All-district team because of his play with Klatch High School. Bobby still has two years left with the Aggies so that he still has time to make his presence felt in the Border Conference. I Under the tutelage of Coach George McCarty, the Aggie freshman stock went in two different ways when the football record is compared to the basketball record. The football team didn ' t win a game, while the Aggie cage quintet finished the ' r season with but 3 losses in regular sea- son play. The football team on the other hand could not gain a win. Against the Arizona University yearlings, the frosh came within 35 seconds of tying the game as they were tied with the University lads with 35 seconds to go. The U boys scored a touch- down, however, to go out in front 13-7 and so they left our frosh without even a tie to boast about. The frosh season wasn ' t without some accomplishment, since Coach McCarty has been grooming these boys for varsity competition next year. Such former freshman stars as Joe Langford, Lefty Pandlides, A! Shelton, Bill Mounce, Les Paul, Ray " Junior " Apodaca, Bob Myatt, Bernie Menkes, Ross Manning, Don Hogue and Allan Gray are expected to have a great deal to say about who gets the varsity jobs at a good many of the different positions next season. This year ' s freshman cage quintet has been named by many as the outstanding first year team in A M history. They ran up a total of 1229 points in regular play to their opponets 763. In tournament play they competed in the local and state AAU tournaments. The yearlings lost one game in five and scored 348 points to their foes 188. The later AAU game marked the only time during the season that the frosh did not avenge a previous loss. The team had hardly any spot that might be called weak on the team. They boasted such players as Jimmy Viramontes from Las Cruces, who ended up with a season total of 232 points and Charles Clements from Hobbs, who ended up with the team high as he amassed a total of 234 points. At the guard positions Ray Apodaca and Jimmy Crouch set up the many frosh scoring plays, while they were aided by George Wilder, Al Budenholzer and Otis Davis One of the deadliest on the frosh team was present in the presence of Jimmy Blevins. Bill Dunn and Lawrence Ham- ilton alternated at the center spot most of the season. They ended up with identical scoring records for the season with 69 points apiece. Q4 •- Left to right: Jack Hirten, Chet Menkes, Don Bartelt. Dr. Tyre, Albert Wilson, Ralph Tamm, Phil De Cillis, James Hendricks T, enna ■ . -1 " - ' ? 1 Back Row: Jerry Corcoran, Cene WoHord, Dick Bowen, David Herring, Alva Nilei Front Row: David Sharp, Jerry Shaw, Jack Grabell. Coach Jimmy PaMon (Not Pictured) Claaie liack learn Last year ' s track team, unable to overcome the handicaps of a late start and poor field equipment, tied the West Texas State for last place in the Border Conference. Although no meets have been held this year, it isn ' t too early for Coach Lem Pratt to predict a much better season His confidence is inspired on the basis of a fine squad of thinclads. Veteran trackmen from last year: Jack Hirten, high jump and hurdles; Ruben Gomez, half mile; Manuel Gonzales, mile and half mile; Adrian Farmer, 440 and high jump; Jack Conn, 440 and hurdles; Roy Bell, mile and 2 mile; Stuart Meerscheidt, hurdles and broad jump; Dave Wood- ward, javelin; Richard Lambirth, javelin; Willie Willard, mile and 2 mile. Those out for the first time this year, but already show- ing promises are; Howard White and Andy Rutledge, sprints; Will Sharp, mile; Jack Allen, Bill Thurmond and Clayton Stallings, hurdles and pole vault. Besides these. Coach Pratt has a Freshman team which he considers the best he has ever coached. The outstanding members of the Freshman squad are: Dick Tanner, hurdles; Milton Huston, John Patterson, Hobart Boyer, E. T. Boble, Jim Cox,, sprints and broad jump; John Heizer, Jack Brown, half mile; Bill Dunn, LeRoy Lowe, discus and shot put; Marvin Diplock, javelin; and Reggie Anderson, high jump. Heaving the javelin Up and over Shades of Discobolus What ' s your hurry? .- Archery Field Hockey Badminton Soccer i t ■■ Square Dancing Class Cirl Physical Education Majors - X- ■ ,1V Srfvl MAV frfl yttshuctional SMn E. M. SUTHERLAND, COL., INF., USA Professor of Military Science and Tactics 1946-1949 STEWART A. MARTIN, MAJOR, USAF Assistant P M S T For Air Front Row, Left to Right: Capt. Schrader, Capt. fluglies, Lt. Jackson, Lt. Hymes, M Sgt. Stewart, M Sgt. Stank, Rear Row: M Sgt. Kelley, M Sgt. Coffey, M Sgt. Ycager, T Sgt. Bailey, Sgt. 1st Class Kemper, T Sgt Corley. Cola Gua ' ic) The Color Guard — Cadets Barnett, Baca, Harrington, Bavousett ., ' = ' -» ' ' . The Cadet Staff — Cadet Major Herbert G. Tyson, Battalion Executive. Cadet Lt. Col. Jack L. Conn, Battalion Commander. Cadet Capt. Robert C. Mitchell, Battalion Adjutant. ( cmpaHVj (jt Front Row, Left to Right: Holzheimer, Donnelly, Hungate, Bradford, Stahmann, D. F., M Sgt. Stewart, Reynolds, Morriss, West, D. V. Second Row, Left to Right: Wharton, Carbine, Dunn, Myatt, Barger, Gibbs, Stoops, Edwards, Krepps. Third Row, Left to Right: Cooper, Van Dongen, Stallings, R., Ehlers, R. M., Brown, E. S., Floyd, R. T., Boles, Caudill, Crittenden. Fourth Row, Left to Right: Alexander, Lowry, Hartman, Mayfield, Shelton, Blevins, Bowen, Keane. Fifth Row, Left to Right: Hutchings, Lewis, Gates, Heiier, Grey, Grounds, Romo, Smith, M. E., Thomas, R. N. Sixth Row, Left to Right: Mahill, Bonner, Taylor, Koenig, Shanner, English, Pledger, Blackburn, West, D. W Seventh Row, Left to Right: Mclntyre, Rose, Noyes, R. A., Styron, Stahmann, W, G., Smith, A. H., Corcoran, Jones, A. E., Brooke. Cadet Capt Dcane F. Stahmann, Jr. i ombami o ' Front Row, Left to Right: McNabb, Richardson, Medinger, Barton, Thibodeau, M Sgt. Kelley, Cooper, Grandi, Houston. Second Row, Left to Right: Taylor, E. E., Wofford, M. G., Daughcrty, Sterrett, C, Stroud, Mays, Hohmann, fHeringa, Jackman. Third Row, Left to Right: Smithhis lcr, Smith, f. R,, Strickland, Guy, Fraley, Neese, Morgan, Brown, A. K., Lane. Fourth Row, Left to Right: C. de Baca, Bush, Menkes, White, Nelson, Goodman, Nickell. Fifth Row, Left to Right: Zirkle, Lemon, Covington, Cano, Shields, Pearson, Long, Epner. Sixth Row, Left to Right: Coulter, Ridgley, D. C, Offutt, Kepner, Huttanus, Rosich, McNeilan, Smith, C. R., Albertson. Seventh Row, Left to Right: Bradley, McClathery, Phillips, Pirtle, Hurt, Priestley, Hawkins, Brown, R., Corn, Manning. Cadet Capt. George E. Thibodeau Uompanxj C Front Row, Left to Right: Cuynn, Edney, Lytle, Meadows, Scott, Lt. Hynes, Walker, Connell, Ivaska, Strain. Second Row, Lett to Right: Floyd, S. F., Sanchez, Allen, E., Crouch, Brookey, Tanner, Deason, Frederickson. Third Row, Left to Right: Dawson, Vance, Porter, Hogue, J. W., Boren, Hofforth, Ridgley, M. D., Sharp. Fourth Row, Left to Right: Sears, Davis, Deckert, Hogue, D. B., Truitt, Noyes, J. E., Kostelnik, Hickey. Fifth Row, Left to Right: Pierce, Davison, Smith, H. M., Gafford, Thatcher, Green, Warren, Gonzales, Lukens. Sixth Row, Left to Right: Black, Phillips, N. B., Parish, Tilden, Kraynak, Smith, G. J., Sells, Tashiro, Watkins. Seventh Row, Left to Right: Walden, Bannon, Yrlart, Robinson, Stringer, Stuart, Barncastle, West, M. F., Derryberry. Cadet Capt. ffamilton M. Scott GuaiiCH Li " Front Row, Lett to Right ' Hirten, McLean, Clark, Craft, Capt. Schra- der, Williams, B C, Dennington, Dollahon, R P. Second Row, Lett to Right: Cillfillan, Perry, Webb, Dollahon, J. C, Hamilton, Scarlett, Jasper, Hetley, Ehlers, R G M. Third Row, Left to Right: Neale, Brown, J., Crcgor, James, Buden- holier. Cotton, Varney, Sloan, Gossett. Fourth Row, Lett to Right: Parkman, Mendei, Chilton, Pattison, Miller, R. E., Russell, Degner, Wilson, Hawkins, Greathouse. FiJfh Row, Left to Right; Steele, Webber, Baca, A J., Bible, Cole, Thurston, Diplock, Moses, Lary, J Sinth Row, Left to Right: Woodward, Martin, Garcia, Glover, Scott, Bcal, Bussey, George, Hardy. Seventh Row, Left to Right: Williams, R D., Martinez, Madrid, Hare, Lee. Zambrano, Maliner, Matula, Norton. Cadet Capt James V Craft cua icn ii ' Front Row, Left to Right; White, Herring, Turner, Parker, Boone, M Sgt. Coffey, Meerscheidt, Bullock, Cavasos, Minter. Second Row, Left to Right: Fox, Huston, Little, Wallace, Abernathy, Hampton, Everett, Mounce, Grey. Third Row, Left to Right: Cordon, Anderson, Pope, Sterretr, F., Trainham, Binge, Ivey, Boyer. Fourth Row, Left to Right: Davenport, Arthur, Hutton, Strohm, Morce, Johnson, Woolley, Fitch, Drum. Fifth Row, Left to Right; Webb, L. D., Kennedy, Snow, Steinprcis, Storey, Callacher, Stone, Mondragon, Kmcaid. Sixth Row, Left to Right: McGuirc, Barker, Gonzales, J., Langford, Apodaca, R., Moscly, Jackson, Messick. Seventh Row, Left to Right; Duno, Richards, Brown, F., Steger. Johnson, G., Martinez, M M , Cox, Marquez. Cadet Capf Mack £ Boone cuac ' ton " C " Front Row, Left to Right: McKay, Dirnberger, Whitakcr, Koger, Pool, Lt. Jackson, Ewing, Must, Allen, J., Vick. Second Row, Lett to Right: Riggs, Jones, G. A., Men, King, J. F., Parduhn, Oliver, E. F., Mares, Woodley. Third Row, Left to Right: Boykin, J., Klinrichs, Nix, Miller, M. J., Foster, Costantino, Lopez, Erickson. Foi-th Row, Left to Right: Oliver, C. F., Wofford, J. I , King, H. D., Liggett, Escalante, Allen, R. W., Shaw. Fifrh Row, Left to Right: Borrego, Wofford, C. F., hiarrelson, Luttrcll, Vandagriff, Postman, Chavez, Neligan, Magarian. Cadet Capt. Glen L Pool Me 7, earns ROTC RIFLE TEAM — (Left to Right) Capt. C. H. Schrader, coach; Wayne Watkins, Frank Harrington, Russell Kogcr, George Thibodeau, Eldon Turner and Sgt. Narvin Coffey, coach. VARSITY RIFLE TEAM — (Kneeling) Willard Scott, Everett Vickry, George Thibodeau, Eldon Turner. (Standing) Sgt. Wm. Stewart, coach; Frank Harrington, David Thornberg, Russell Koger and Sgt. Ralph Kelley, coach. GIRLS RIFLE TEAM — (Kneeling) Caroline Barham, Janet Smith, Jean Mitchell, Diana West, Jeanne Sloan, Anna Irwin. (Standing I Pat Campbell, Mary Anne Barham, Phyllis Morris, Sgt. Wm. Stewart, coach; Rachel Gilliland and Jean Pattison. T te lUilita ' iif Sail The Queen and her Court review the dance. Pictured are Ladies in Waiting, Mary Jo Bennett and Katie Neale, Lt. Edney, President ot the Cadet Officers Club; Queen Marjorie Baker; Cadet Adjutant Mitchell; Cadet Lt. Col. Conn, and Cadet Major Tyson. 71. • r Kl .1. ' ilt ' l ' ' rJ. mXim. . M m 1 ' V A. K -t ,E " ..•vSi ' . . -.» JP IP ' uJ w; M i-t r1 ■-1 - ' AE • SlJM. : ■ " »i 1 .1| V. . ■ 1 » n c i H » ' ; : 4lH r m iW 1 V V ' . ' ' i_ B k tfwt UJ r ...iiF TP u. . The Gijnd March ends with a 1 Mjn Front Shown leading the procession are Princess Sally Donlin I Sigma Alpha Epsi!on , Cadet Officer Fred Ewing, Princess Rita Calcotc Tau Kappa Epsiloni and Cadet Officer Howard Must. Betty Riley — ADT Jim Meadows Jo Carson — ROTC Eldon Turner Ann Irving — PKT Bob Colegrove Betty Sterrctt — ROTC James Cratt y Nina Simpson — LCA LeRoy Reynolds Queen Marjorie Betty Fryar — ROTC Cordon McLean Lucille Magan — TC Emmett Dennington Mary Ann Barham — ROTC George Thibodsau Kecisiiaiicn KeaidiaiioH Relaxing in the canteen Mrs. Guthrie helps with registration problem Proctor Leyendecker greets new freshman Freshmen girls meet the Dean of Women ll " G " n a V Homecomina floats H omecomin s ZTA prize- winning house displjy H. cmeccmiH s TKE house dispUjr 2TA ' j freeze Tempe • 4 yiLS ON ICE ii • t S - ' - ' rKSltfgitlK, Kobec Paiabe Street cleaners? Campaigning for a queen Cowgirls Members of the Rodeo Club Refreshment for the cowhands Gil ' Cjleek tunt Hi Lt A hjrd-fought game Oh, to be a radio actor! The longest " role ' in the show Charlie (Sinatra) Rives croons Gli ' Cjieek tuni Hi ki PKT ' s broadcasting station Chi O ' s " symphony " orchestra ZTA ' s go Western i i 1 iKi i 1 L Wmtmm. wnfl i i TKE ' s " French " models parade Touchball spectators Off to Press Convention Cowgirls Hover and Roby Delia Zeta Delta Zeta, National social sorority, was colonized on this campus during the spring semester of ' 49, with formal installation on May 7. Formal pledging was held on March 5 and those girls pledged were: Marion (Candy) Gullette Lee McSpadden Mary Lou Swain Mary Lois Shuder Fay Evelyn Marley Virginia Bea Letcher Agnes Romero Allana Lee McCoy Shirley Nagel The colonizing was achieved through the efforts of Joy Noblett, Delta Zeta transfer from Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa. Social activities of the semester included entertaining of Greek organ- izations. Delta Zeta was founded at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, October 24, 1902. The emblem of the sorority is the Roman lamp, which in its beauty of design has attracted much admiration from makers and students of fraternal organizations. The pledge pin is diamond-shaped of black enamel which bears an engraved Roman lamp in gold. Oncinee ' is oall Ona ' iHeeis iJaxi Carlos and Kiddies Magic -THE END- ' i )il V)lt Paiicnize Ou Cl Oe ' iike ' is " Crescit Eundo! " UNiJEp STATES POTASH COMPANY CARLSBAD, NEW MEXICO From a wilderness, through which the conquist adores sought the beckoning gleam of gold ; to one of the great states of this great nation — that ' s the measure of the aptness of New Mexico ' s state motto; Crescit Eundo!, " It Grows as it Goes. " Tremendous as has been the growth of New Mexico, we see it as nothing in comparison to the growth and advance that is to come. A growth and an advance which in great degree will lie in the hands of those young men and women now about to step from its schools and colleges into the active life of New Mexico. As representatives of one of New Mexico ' s leading industries, we are honored to salute the graduating class of New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. (1) ESTABILISHED 1888 WHITFIELD BUS LINES Serving the land of the sun . . . and clear skies . . . LAS CRUCES STATE COLLEGE— MESILLA AND MESILLA PARK With safe, dependable and courteous bus service. 240 W. Amador Phone 1037 The WEISENHORN PAPEN AGENCY INSURANCE ANTHONY. TEXAS LAS CRUCES. NEW MEXICO :■ PHONE 600 137 SOUTH MAIN CACTUS MOTOR CO. CHARUE MILLER Complete Automotive Repair Pontine Sales and Service 228 SOUTH MAIN PHONE 762 LAS CRUCES N. M. Wm. P. Bixler, Pres. Louis M. Burleson, Sec. PHOTOSTAT COPIES MAPS Las Cruces Abstract and Title Company ABSTRACTS OF TITLE of Lands in Dona Ana, Luna and Sierra Counties 106 W. 3rd St. P. O. Box 271 Hot Springs, N. M. Deming, N. M. Phone 23A Phone 408 P. O. Box 1032 Las Cruces, N. M. Phone 444 (- ' ) KAISER FRAZER Sales and Service DAVENPORT MOTOR CO. GENERAL AUTOMOBILE REPAIRS FISK DISTRIBUTOR FOR DONA ANA COUNTY 438 S. Main Phone 197 LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO After years of scientific and technical train- ing, a mortician is required to pass a rigid state examination for a professional license. When serving the average family, we are required to perform from 35 to 50 special- ized services. The completeness of the ser- vice . . . the dignity and beauty of the memorial depend upon these professional services. We pride ourselves on exercising all details in a custom reflecting credit on our profes- sion. Nelson-Fulmer Mortuary Memorial Chapel in J as Cruces REYNOLDS ELECTRICAL AN D ENGINEERING COMPANY Electrical Construction Engineers SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO EL PASO, TEXAS ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO BRONSON PRINTING COMPANY • PRINTERS STATIONERS TYPEWRITER SALES AND REPAIRS Las Cruces, New Mexico (i) H. J. BARON COMPANY Metallurgical Assayr Chemicals FlofaHon Reagents Miners Drill Steel 805 MILLS BLDG. EL PASO, TEXAS Compliments of STULL • • 425 N. Main St. Las Cruces, New Mexico WARREN LUMBER PAINT CO. Lumber, Building Materials and Sherwin Williams Paints • PHONE 29 Griggs and Water Street Las Graces (citizen PRINTERS PUBLISHERS TLe House ol Gooh drnpiessicns Producers of Fine Printing Of All Kinds 114 S. Church St. Phone 10 Las Cruces, New Mexico (4) FRICIDAIRE APPLIANCES • RANGES • WATER HEATERS • REFRIGERATORS • WASHERS • DRYERS • I R O N E R S COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION Drum Electric 125 W. Las Cruces Ave. Phone 340 MAIN CAFE You (uv (iliaiys icpIcoiup Food is wholesome Priced Right Congratulations to the class of 1949- from el encanto " Just a little different " TRULY LAS CRUCES ' FINER DRESS AND GIFT SHOP Phone 613 315 N. Main Las Cruces Shop Here for BIYS THAT FIT VOL H IH DGET! Van Noy Sons 101 S..nlh Miiiii IMu.ne 2. M LAS CKICKS, KW MKXICO ( COOD VCAR - ■ U ' w (M BETTER PHOTOGRAPHY Kodak Finishing 314 North Main Street LAS CRUCES, N. MEX. Compliments of U LAS CRUCES MEMBERS OF FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION (6) We extend our heartiest congratulations to the Aggie graduating class of 1949 and wish you success in the future. _!- li ' MESILLA VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HEADQUARTERS LAS CRUCES, N. MEX. (7) 7itm roundation6 FOR BUILDINGS OF THE jSoutlmrQ5t poRunno CEmEHT to. mnKERS OF EL TORO CEmEiiTS ELPnSO, TERRS A large percentage of the buildings of the Southwest are built on foundations of EL TORO CEMENT ... a brand of cement which has become synonymous w ith rugged strength and long life. With this fact foremost in mind, engineers, architects, and contractors of the Southwest specify a cement which they know is dependable for this important concrete work . . . EL TORO CEMENT. Compliments Of STATE FINANCE COMPANY INCORPORATED 117 E. GRIGGS PHONE 968 PRICHARD BOOK STATIONERY CO Office Supplies and Equipment 302 N. MAIN TELEPHONE 918-W LAS CRUCES N. M. («) Georl ' adies JJistindiv e (jnppare 106 SOUTH MAIN LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO H K TRUCK LINES Phone 260 Las Cruces The MISSION THEATRE MESILLA PARK The place of comfort and the best in entertainment FIRST SHOP LAS CRUCES YOUR FRIENDLY DE PARTME NT STORE (9) EQUIPPED WITH " FLEXFORM " " r;ii ' Us n lireuk mid If ell Fix ll ' " Shapes Dresses Without Guesses " PERKINS Cubanbs Cleaners GT-ASS CO. DESK AND FURNITURE TOPS MOTHPROOFING ALTERATIONS • AUTO CLASS • PLATE GLASS PICK-UP and DELIVERY • WINDOW GLASS PHONE 950 W MIRRORS MADE TO ORDER 134-138 N. CHURCH St. LAS CRUCES, N. M. 124 W BOWMAN ST. G. C. PERKINS Branch Office: Milton Hall, State College LAS CRUCES, N. M. PHONE 935-W VTYKKS Komney Motor Company COMPANY INC. • Farm Machinery • Parts Shops Service • Hardware Paints • • Sporting Goods • DODGE PASSENGER CARS • Glassware Gifts • PLYMOUTH PASSENGER CARS • DODGE Job-Rated TRUCKS JOHN DEERE LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO SALES and SERVICE PHONES 67, 967 401 S. Alameda Las Cruces, New Mexico PHONE 244 (10) Congratulations and Best Wishes To the Class of ' 49 p. R. BURN GENERAL CONTRACTOR CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER Las Cruces, New Mexico (II) FRED H. JOHNSON REALTY COMPANY — Real Estate — Farms — Ranches — City Homes and Lots Income Property GENERAL INSURANCE 210 Carver Building Phone 874 Davis ' Jewelers 136 NO. MAIN LAS CRUCES DIAMONDS WATCHES JEWELRY LUGGAGE HOLLOWARE LEATHER GOODS Credit Terms Conveniently Arranged Congratulations to the Class of ' 49 Las Cruces Laundry and Cleaners " We Sell Cleanliness " 500 NORTH MAIN LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO PHONES 373 and 405 (12) _ DEALERS FOR — HOME MOVIES KODAKS [[ c:Hovadt ai.tman ::J s.u£.n£. c figui. Sai-iman Ci fnico Potitaiti . Ti m " Patk )Q.oom Suja liei BALLARDS PHOTO SHOP 119 South Main Las Cruces, N. M. STEVENS FURNITURE COMPANY, INC. COMPLETE • HOME FURNISHINGS RADIOS GAS AND ELECTRIC APPLIANCES 412 N. Main St. Las Cruoes, N. M. PHONE 677 EQUIPMENT SUPPLY COMPANY OF NEW MEXICO, INC BERKLEY ' S The Community Drug Store SCHOOL SUPPLIES TOILETRIES DRUGS PRESCRIPTIONS GIFT ITEMS Modern Power Farm Equipment Genuine Repair Parts Expert Shop Service LAS CRUCES, N. M. 137 S. Church St. Phone 168 Day Phone 517— Nite Phone 782-Rl At the Bus Stop Mesilla Park ( ' 3) KENNECOTT COPPER CORPORATION CHINO MINES DIVISION HURLEY SANTA RITA GRANT COUNTY. NEW MEXICO New Mexico is one of the Nation ' s principal soqrces of supply for copper, due largely to the ores mined at the great open pit at Santa Rita and processed at the mill and smelter at Hurley by Chino Mines Division of Kenne- cott Copper Corporation. Copper mined and processed in Grant County Is used by the Kennecott subsidiaries CHASE BRASS AND COPPER COMPANY and KENNECOTT WIRE AND CABLE COMPANY (14) CONOCO SERVICE STATION NUMBER 1 CONOCO PRODUCTS TIRES BATTERIES Official Brake and Light Inspection Station— Wheel Balancing C. O. DICKSON ROD BASON 305 N. MAIN ST. PHONE 108-W " SWASTIKA " READERS JOIN the C ' l ' inips CHEERING SECTION! • Yes, everyone in the family is cheering the Champ . the Underwood Champion Portable Typewriter. The Complete personal typewriter! They ' ve got plenty to cheer about too — unmatched performance . . . outstanding features . . . and constant uses. You can always count on the Champ to help get things done quickly, easily, and accurately • But, get that better modern writing habit NOW, with an Underwood Champion Portable Typewriter Call, write, or telephone your nearest Underwood dealer. UNDERWOOD CORPORATION Typewriters . . . Adding Machines . . . Accounting Machines j Texas St. Carbon Paper . . . Ribbons and Other Supplies A. A. KEIL, Regional Mgr. E ' PaSO, Texas SALES AND SERVICE EVERYWHERE 1040 N. Main AN AGGIE BOOSTER RIO GRANDE LUMBER CO. — Building Materials — Hardware- — Lumber — Paint — Las Cruces Phone 3 (15) dk SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO ' S MOST DOMINANT DEPARTMENT STORE Las Cruces, N. M. ROBERT PORTER AND SONS, INC. BUILDING SUPPLIES — Lumber — Sash — Doors — — Paints — Glass Venetian Blinds Las Cruces Phone 92 Hatch Phone 2581 10; Ruiz Plumbing Company PLUMBING - HEATING - VENTILATION . . . Years of Dependable Workmanship . . . Las Cruces 940 N. MAIN ST. PHONE 946 THE MUSIC BOX X X X X X Radios Phonographs Musical Instruments Records Albums Sheet Music Accessories Supplies YOUR MUSIC HEADQUARTERS IN LAS CRUCES 206 S. Main Phone 824 Home Sweet Home Make yours a happy home by furnishing it wisely and economically from LAS CRUCES FURNITURE COMPANY " " Complete Furnishers of Happy Homes " LAS CRUCES 209 So. Main Sf. Phone 46 P. O. Box 629 RIO GRANDE MOTOR CO. E. J. Leonard -Mgr. CHEVROLET and OLDSMOBILE 24 Hour Wrecker Sales and Complete Service Body and Paint Shop LAS CRUCES Alameda Griggs Phone 123 (17) Robert E McKee GENERAL CONTRACTOR NEW MEXICO TEXAS CALIFORNIA WASHINGTON (18) Albuquerque national Bank TOTALS iRESOURCES 1 50,094,814 — (Asof Dec. 31, 1948) — Member of F.D.I.C. CORNER OF SECOND ST. AT CENTRAL AVE. (19) Have a Coke . . . AN INVITATION TO REFRESHMENT ONE THAT IS AN ASSURANCE OF PLEASURE Experience shows nothing can take the place of quality, and a " Coke " is quality in refreshment. Take a minute for the pause that re- freshes with ice-cold Coca-Cola. LAS CRUCES (SSm BOTTLING CO. LAS CRUCES REXALL DRUG COMPANY " If It ' s Rexall It Has To Be Right ' ' PHONE 21-12 LAS CRUCES (20) Compliments Of THE BUDGET SHOP Compliments Of COTHERN CLEANERS Wilford Cothern Furs Cleaned and Cold Storage Hat Blocking and Altering Monite Insured Mothproof Cleaning 248 West Las Cruces Ave. Phone 300 Compliments of LAS CRUCES LUMBER COMPANY WEST GRIGGS ST. LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO PHONE 86 WHEN IN LAS CRUCES, EAT AT TOWN TALK CAFE BANQUETS ARRANGED A-1 CHEFS CORDIAL ATMOSPHERE 123 E. Las Cruces Ave. Phone 741 -J MR. Sc MRS. RAMON L. LUCERO. PROPS. AMERICAN and SPANISH DISHES PROMPT - COURTEOUS SERVICE OPEN DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY Las Cruces, N. M. (21) Compliments of MODEL CLEANERS LAS CRUCES 133 West Griggs NEW MEXICO HOTEL THE LAS CRUCES MOTOR COURT MEMBERS ASS ' N • Mission Motel • El Molino Courts • • Dona Ana Courts • Amador Hotel • • Pueblo Auto Courts • Herndon Hotel • • Kilby Kourts • 66 Corral • • Bruce Motel • Neff Courts Broadway Courts Organ Courts Hines Motor Court Kactus Court PETERSON LUMBER COMPANY — Paints — — Hardware — — Building Materials — Mesilla Park Phone 555 ( 2) MESILLA MOTOR COMPANY mrci SALES FORD -MERCURY SERVICE FORD TRUCKS GENERAL TIRES 600 N. Main St. Las duces Phone 203 New Mexico Ifs All ICE CREAM from now ofi-i! Reddy Kilowatt HAS LOTS OF SCHOOL SPIRIT • Yes sir! Reddy Kilowatt lights your classroom and furnishes light by which to study. And between classes ycur Coffee Club depends on him to cook their coffee and to furnish juke box music for dancing. At night he lights the stadium for a football game, or the gymnasium for a basketball game. Reddy is in- deed your faithful electrical servant. SiPi am MESILLA VALLEY DIVISION (23) Unhex to Qc)oe ' iilse s Albuquerque National Bank 19 Anthony, C. R. Co 9 Ballards Photo Shop 13 Baron, H. J Co ;.- 4 Berkley Drug Co 13 Bronson Printing Co 3 Budget Shop 21 Burn, P. R. Construction Co 1 1 Cactus Motor Co 2 Conoco Service Station No. 1 — 15 Cothern Cleaners 21 Davenport Motor Co 3 Davis Jewelry 1 2 Drum Electric 5 Dun laps 16 El Encanto - 5 El Paso Electric Co 23 Equipment Supply Co „ 13 Eubanks Cleaners 10 First National Bank 6 Geor-Jess Shop - 9 H-K Truck Lines 9 Johnson, Fred H. Realty Co 12 Kennecott Copper Corp 14 Las Cruces Abstract Title Co 2 Las Cruces Citizen 4 Las Cruces Coca-Cola Bottling Co 20 Las Cruces Drug Co 20 Las Cruces Furniture Co 17 Las Cruces Hotel Motor Court Assn 22 Las Cruces Laundry Cleaners, Inc 12 Las Cruces Lumber Co 21 McKee, Robert E. Construction Co 18 Main Cafe 5 Mesilla Motor Co 23 Mesilla Valley Bank 6 Mesilla Valley Chamber of Commerce 7 Myers Company 10 Mission Theatre 9 Model Cleaners - 22 Music Box - 17 Nelson-Fulmer Mortuary 3 Perkins Glass Co 10 Peterson Lumber Co 22 Porter, Robert and Sons - 16 Price ' s Creameries 23 Prichards Book Stationery Co 8 Reynolds Electric Co 3 Rio Grande Lumber Co 15 Rio Grande Motor Co -17 Rives Studio 6 Romney Motor Co 10 Ruiz Plumbing Co 17 Southwest Portland Cement Co 8 State Finance Co., Inc 8 Stevens Furniture Co 13 Stull Enterprises 4 Town Talk Cafe 21 Underwood Corp 1 5 United States Potash Co 1 Van Noy Sons 5 Warren Lumber Co 4 Weisenhorn-Papen Agency 2 Whitfield Bus Lines 2 Photo-Offset— McMath, I Z ' ' JJli ' ' - ' i " ili a M ai i - f : « ' ?A E»5 : T=r7KT:«


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