Texas A and M University - El Rancho Yearbook (Kingsville, TX)

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;i " ' t L ? i ' ' 4 !| ' ' " " sM y .- ' %. :a R A ' . .. £u ' ' 3 V Texas College oL Arts end Lnc ustries Kingsville, Texas - " - .t? DEDKATIOM Do you remember the freshness of the air after a spring rain . . . the painted clouds at even- tide when the sun splashes the landscape with its scarlet rays ... the moon ' s silver light on tree and house and lawn . . . the harmony of choir voices in the late afternoon . . . the bab- ble of happy voices down the hall ... a friend- ly smile and " hello " when you were feeling sad . . . the thrill of the home team ' s sweep- ing to an unexpected victory? To all these and many other happy moments is this book de- dicated. i rA» mSXMMMM iiiM CONTENTS __-Where yo u liv d, ana " walkedT and sought a degree Where you listened an This is the A6.I Campus of 1953 CAMPUS The building above is th-_ .._;:._ .: Dr. E. H. Poteet, presi- dent of A(SI, It was constructed in the twenties, when the institution was the South Texas State Teachers College. College Hall is the center of important activity at A6cl. No student passes more than a week without finding some business that takes him within its walls. New students are introduced to the building during registration. The Registrar ' s Office, in the west wing, records general information about each student. In the center of the building, on both first and second floors, is the Library. In the east wing IS the business office. Upstairs in the wmgs are offices of the president and the deans. ' ■ . ' ; , ' ' -.-i-i - ' ?- ' s« ' . AiXi " CAMPUS The Student Union Building is the center of social life at A(SI. It was completed m November of 1950. In the west wing is located the Bookstore, where college students buy their books and school sup- plies. In the east end of the building is the Tejas Room (the college coffee shop) where students and faculty alike meet to drink coffee. Also located in the building are the Union Ballroom, the game room, a lounge, offices, and numerous club meet- ing rooms. Television and movies are included in the organized recreation program. U ; ' J ' ' s; ' ' ::? ' 2K:5 ' . ' • ' 21■ . ' iS•SvM;■(fS 5■,■ Jones Auditorium, located east and north of the old Ad- ministration Building, is the scene of many collegiate dramatic performances, assemblies. Artists Course Series productions, and high school interscholastic league func- tions. CAMPU S Shown above is the old Administration Building, now officially referred to as the Main Academic Building. Many courses in business administration, languages, social sciences, agriculture, art, journal- ism, mathematics, and speech are taught here. It also houses many department and division offices and the Office of Student Publications. It was the first classroom building on the campus. Between the Main Academic Building and Nierman Hall is this archway, where students stop on numerous occa- sions to wait for classes. Jack Heacock and George Bogusch are doing that just now. CAMPUS Framed beneath the sweeping arch of the tree in the picture above is Nierman Science Hall, home of all departments in natural science at A l. In the build- ing are numerous classrooms and laboratories. Its hall is also the shortest route from the main academic building to theTejas Room, as professors with offices in the building are highly aware. Women students in home economics use this building as their model home. Advanced students live here for a time as part of their required work. It is located just west of Nierman Hall. CAMPUS i n , ♦ ■ ' I 1 ' M 1 ' Seale Hall, a two-story brick structure located across the street from the Old Administration Build- ing, was constructed in 1935. It houses 100 students in 10 five-bedroom suites. Mrs. Bess T. (Mom) White, dormitory director, makes her residence in the suite just to the right of the main entrance. i M i i i - I - ■ ■■ 1 :;:imediately . ' ' ■ ' ■ i .• -. •: . . v.:. May Hall. This two-story brick structure houses 165 men. It was completed in the fall of 1949. CAMPUS Located west of Seale and Loftin halls is Cousins Hall, one of the two women ' s dormitories. It, like Seale, was constructed in 1935. Located just inside the main door is the reception room and the social room. Residence director is Miss Lola Keeney. One of the first phone numbers learned by male students on the campus is, 2-2141. Located to the rear of Cousins is Lila Bough Hall, the counterpart of the men ' s residence. May Hall. Its switch- board phone is 2-7311. Director is Mrs. Ora Parker. CAM?U The Methodist Student Center, completed early last September, just off the campus, is the focal point of Methodist student activities on the A I campus. The building houses complete game room facilities, classroom, and workrooms. It is located north and east of Jones Auditorium on Armstrong Street. John R Gibbs IS director of Wesley Foundation activities. South of Jones Auditorium is the Baptist Student Center, home of the Baptist Student Union. The building is equipped in the same manner as the Methodist Center. Donnal Timmons is director. North of the Gymnasium is the Engineering Build- ing. The one-story brick and tile structure, com- pleted in 1951, houses the electrical engineering power laboratory, electrical engineering measure- ment and electronics, communication, a drafting room, geology laboratory, and classrooms. Also located here are the offices of the Division of Engi- neering. 7 wmm Loftin Hall, located between the men ' s and women ' s dormitories, is the main dining hall for the campus. Many students other than those living in dormitories take their meals here. CAM? us Across the street from the Engineering Building is the A6tl Gymnasium, home of the Javelina basket- ball team. It houses classrooms, offices of the De- partment of Health and Physical Education, training rooms, a basketball court, and a smaller gymnasium for miscellaneous activity. Adjoining the building is a swimming pool, which is used for class activity and recreation. Above is lavelina Stadium, which was completed in 1951. It is located north of the main campus area on Armstrong Street. Its seating capacity is 7,000. Light towers in the background are 125 feet high. CAMPUS The building at right provides hving quarters ior varsity athletes who are married. It is located adjacent to the Intramural Field and to the rear of the bachelor quarters of Javelina Courts. To the right is a view of the Javelina Courts Dining Hall. At either side of the dining hall are the Javelina Courts bachelor quarters. A majority of stu- dents participating in college athletics at A I live m the Courts area. C 0r 0 i ; : ' ' f ' ' ! ? There are those who stay on and on To watch thousands come and then leave anon To other brighter destinies PRESIDENT 1i- (f Traditionally, El Rancho has presented at the opening of its section devoted to Administration a letter irom the A I president to the student body — a letter designed to inspire students to strive toward ever higher goals. This year, however, it is our thought that this purpose may be served by a glance at what the Administration has done for A I. Outstanding dedicated accomplishment is itself inspirational. All men can have dreams, but in- spired men with the will to work turn their dreams into realities. A I has been fortunate through the years in having a succession of such men and women guiding its destinies. Physical development of the College in the last few years is a major testi- monial of the vision and hard work of President E. H. Poteet, his predecessor Dr. E. N. Jones, members of the Board of Directors, faculty members, and others devoted to building a greater A I. Other administrative work, however, presents problems just as difficult as those of development. Solution of these problems leaves no landmark other than continued steady progress of the enterprise. It is characteristic of A6cl that while these problems were being dealt with successfully new honors were being attained as evidence of standards of scholarship in the college. It is not our major purpose here to eulogize but simply to point to a job well done in the thought that as stu- dents we can ask no better example or inspiration. Dr. Poteet is shown above in his office, and to the left as he stands before A I ' s new administration building and library — College Hall. ■ •: -.;iT--| j;. ' -.u ., " . - S; i?;- ® - ' ■- ' ' ' " " , ■-.-v c ' " ' - . ' • ' ' •- . ' ,■ ■ ■ -;,■-. r.;--; -: .--;::.-. ' ;:- BOARD Pictured on this paqe are the persons responsible for much of the progress and development made on the A I campus in the past few years. They are President E. H. Poteet and members of the A I Board of Directors. Those seated are A. Loy Sims, Sinton; Albert Martin, Laredo, Mrs. Frank Morton Lewis, vice-president, San Antonio; and Robert C. Eckhardt, secretaiy, Kingsville. Standing are Dave E. Blackburn, Victoria; Frank C. Smith, Hous- ton; John F. Lynch, president. Corpus Christi; Dr. Poteet; and O. E. Van Berg, Mercedes. Not present when the Board picture was made was P. E. Peareson, Rich- mond (right). ADMINISTRATION J. C. JERNIGAN, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Dean of the College ROGER E. RICHARDS, B. A., M. A., Dean oi Men CARRIE LEE BISHOP, B.S., M.S. Dean of Women JAMES H. COLVIN, B.A., M.S., Business Manager Shown on this page are officers of the administration. The offices of Dr. Jernigan, Mr. Richards, and Mrs. Bishop are located on the second floor, west wing, of College Hall. Dr. McCulley ' s offices are located on the first floor of the west wing, and Mr. Colvin ' s are located downstairs in the east wmg of College Hall. GEORGE W, McCULLEY, B, A., MBA, Ph.D., Registrar and Di- rector of Admissions DIRECTOR Pictured above are: J W. HOWE, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Agriculture and Director, Divisio n of Agriculture R. J. COOK, B.S., M.S., Professor of Agriculture and As- sociate Director, Division of Agriculture S. BOYD STEWART, B.A,, M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Eng- lish and Director, Division of Arts and Sciences To the right is: J. R. MANNING, B.B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Business Administration, and Director, Division of Business Administration Pictured below are: FRANK H. DOTTERWEICH, B.E., Ph.D., Professor of En- gineering and Director, Division of Engineering ROBERT D. RHODE, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of English and Director, Division of Graduate Studies W. A. RASCO, B.A., M.A., M.S., Professor of Education, Chairman of Department of Extension and Director, Division of Teacher Education : l ' V i ' ' i ' , rSt.W. ' ' -. ' - 1 •• CHAIRMSM S. W. BASS, B.A., M.A., Professor of Physics and Acting Chairman, Department of Physics EDWIN R. BOGUSCH, B.A., M.A., Ph.D , Professor of Bio- logy and Chairman, Department of Biology ELDON D. BRINLEY, B.S., B.A., M.A., Ed.D., Professor of Health and Physical Education and Chairman, De- partment of Health and Physical Education JOE E. BROWN, B.S., M.S., Professor of Economics and Acting Chairman, Department of Economics, Socio- logy, Geoaraphy and Psychology S. V. BURKS, B.S., M.S., Professor of Agricultural Educa- tion and Chairman, Department of Agricultural Ed- ucation L W. CHIDESTER, B.A., M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D., Professor of Music and Chairman, Department of Fine Arts J. DeWITT DAVIS, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Educa- tion and Chairman, Department of Education J. L. DORROH, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics and Chairman, Department of Mathematics CHAIRMEN n the group at the left are; FRED M. GARLAND, B.S., M.S., Ph. D., Professor of Chemistry and Chairman, Department of Chem- istry F, GROSS, B.S., B.S. m Ed., M.A., Professor of Industrial Arts and Chairman of Department of In- dustrial Arts W. D. JOHNSON, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Foreign Languages and Acting Chair- man, Department of Foreign Languages ALINE McKENZIE, B.S., M.A., Profes- sor of Home Economics and Chairman, Department of Home Economics Budge Threlkeld puts the finishing touches on a beard worn by Vol Mora for his role in the Footlights Club produc- tion of " Romeo and Juliet. " J. A. RICKARD, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Profes- sor of History and Government and Chairman, Department of History and Government TED SKINNER, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Speech and Chairman, Department of Speech LEONARD F. WALKER, B.S. in E.E., Lieu- tenant Colonel, U.S. Army Signal Corps, Professor of Military Science and Tncti- ' k M FACULTY Stepping away from ttie trad ' tionally academic role at A l, Dr. ]. W. Howe accepted an invitation to speak before a student assembly during Religious Emphasis Week. Mrs. Lauryn Mizell, Dr. J. W. Plunkett, and Miss Ruth Bell were caught by the photographer as they awaited the start of registration. In the group at lower left are: ARNOLD C. ANDERSON, B.S., M.A., Instructor in Speech I. DELMER ASHWORTH, B.A., B.I., Assistant Professor of Journalism and Director of Publicity DAN A. AULTMAN, B.S., Instructor in Agricul- ture J. A. BADILLO, B.S., M.S., Assistant Professor of Bioloav BEN P. BAILEY, JR., B.S., M.S., Associate Pro- fessor of Art CHARLES C. BAJZA, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Associ- ate Professor of Geography -,f: " i V FACULTY Here are Lloyd K. Herren, Mrs. Caroline John- ston, Mildred Threlkeld, Mark Stupp, and Lit- tleton Scott who bore major roles in the pro- duction of the " Messiah " in Jones Auditorium December 12. In the group at left are: D. C. BAKER, B.BA., M.A., Assistant Professor of Business Administration ROBERT J. BEAVIS, Sergeant U.S. Army Signal Corps, Assist- ant Instructor in Military Science and Tactics RUTH E. BELL, B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of Economics FA YE BIBLE, B.S., M, A., Associate Professor of Home Economics MAURINE BIGGS, B.S., M.Ed,, Assistant Professor of Home Economics DANE A. BOWEN, B.A., M.A., Instructor in History and Gov- ernment MAMIE ELIZABETH BROWN, B.A., M.A., Professor of Education PAULINE BROWN, B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of English MAY E. CAMPBELL, B.A., M.A., Assistant Professor of English PAUL R. CHILEN, B.S., M.S., Assistant Professor of Agriculture In the group below are: J. E. CONNER, B.A., M.A., Professor of History STEWART E. COOPER, B.A., M.A., Instructor in Health and Physical Education EDITH COUSINS, B.A., M.A., Associate Professor of Sociology FACULTY V In the group at left are: HERMAN E. CRICE, B.S., B.S. in M.E., Captain, U.S. Army Signal Corps, and Assistant Professor of Military Science HUGH T. CROLEY, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology FRANCISCO DELPIANO. B.S., S.Th.L., Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages GORDON S. FIELD, B.S. in E.E., Major, U.S. Army Signal Corps, and Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics LEWIS R. FISHER, B.A,, M.Ed., Ed.D., Associate Professor of Education R. I. GALLAWAY, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of English DOROTHY GASTON, B.A., M.A., Assistant Professor of Business Administration ROGER HAUENSTEIN, B.S.M., M.A., Instructor in Music JOHNNIE MAE HAUN, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Home Economics DONAL D. HENDERSON, B.S., E.E., First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Signal Corps, and Assistant Professor of Mili- tary Science and Tactics In the group at upper right are: LLOYD K. HERREN, B.S., M.M., Instructor in Music PAULINE JAMES, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology CAROLINE JOHNSTON, B.M., M.M., Instructor m Music In the group at lower right are: EMERSON KORGES, B.S,, M.S., Assistant Professor of Engineering JAMES H. McCROCKLlN, B.A., M.A., Assistant Professor of History and Government R. F. McEOWEN, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Industrial Arts FACULTY In the group at upper left are: ALBERT R. MACHEL, B.S., M.A., Assistant Professor of Chemistry D. A. MAYHEW, B.A., Professor of Heahh and Physical Education and Head Coach LESLIE MELBERN, B.B.A., M.A., Associate P rofessor of Business Administration In the group at right are: F. F. MIKUS, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry LAURYN MIZELL, B.A., M.A., Instructor in English NORMAN C. MOHN, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Associate Profes- sor of Education C. V. MOONEY, B.S., M.E., Associate Professor of Engi- neering E. EDWIN MOYERS, B.M., M.M., Assistant Professor of Music DAVID D. NEHER, B.S., M.S., Assistant Professor of Agri- culture J. K. NORTHWAY, D.V.M., Adjunct Professor and Con- sultant in Animal Husbandry ELIZABETH ANN OLIPHANT, B.A., M.A., Assistant Profes- sor of Mathematics BURKE E. PARSONS, B.S., M.B.A., Instructor in Business Administration ROBERT T. PARTAIN, B.BA., M.B.A., Instructor in Busi- ness Administration In the group at lower left are: REX PATTERSON, B.A., M.A., Instructor in Education R. D. PERRY, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics JOHN W. PLUNKETT, B.S., M.E., Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Education FACULTY In the group at left ore: BERNARD F. POETKER, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Physics E. KEITH RANSPOT, B.S., Basketball Coach JOHN C. RAYBURN, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History and Government ROBERT REDDISH, B.S.A., M.S., Assistant Professor of Agriculture NAN ROBERTS, B.A., M.S., Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education RALPH C. RUSSELL, B.B.A., M.B.A., Professor of Busi- ness Administration HARRY B. SANDERS, B.S., M.A., Assistant Professor of English ORLAN L. SAWEY, B.A., M.A., Assistant Professor English BEN J. SOUTH, B.S., M.S., Associate Professor of Mathe- matics JENNIE L. SPLAWN, B.A., Ph.B., M.A., Professor of English In the group at upper right are: ROBERT J. STEVENS, B.S., M.S., Assistant Instructor in Health and Physical Education and Assistant Coach MARK A. STUPP, B.M., M.M., Associate Professor of Music BUDGE THRELKELD, B.A., M.A., Instructor in Speech In the group at lower right are: MARCUS M. TRUITT, B.S., M.S., Assistant Professor of Engineering J. E. TURNER, B.S., Assistant Instructor in Agriculture, Assistant Director, Extension KATHRYNE B. WHITELAW, B.B.A., M.B.A., Assistant Pro- fessor of Business Administration FACULTY Located between Weslaco and Mercedes in the Lower Rio Grande Valley is the A l Citrus and Vegetable Train- ing Center. There, A I provides advanced training for students majoring in horticulture, advanced academic courses for part-time Valley students, and special courses for persons interested in citrus and vegetable crops. In the group at lower left are: JEANETTE WIESER, B.S., M.A., Instruc- tor in Health and Physical Education CHARLES S. WILLIAMS, B.A., M.A., Instructor in Physics F. B. WINES, B.S., M.S., Instructor in Agricultural Education MELVIN R. WOOD, B.A., M.A., Instruc- tor in Art In the group at lower right ore members of the Cen- ter ' s staff: P. W. ROHRBAUGH, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Professor of Agri- culture and Director, Citrus and Vegetable Train- ing Center GEORGE A. LIVINGSTON, B.A., Ph.D., Assistant Pro- fessor of Agriculture W. L. SIMS, B.S., M.S., Assistant Professor of Agriculture CHAN BAUER, Superintendent of Maintenance EVERETT DENMAN, B.S., Farm Manager ETHEL R. JONES, Secretary to the Director STAFF In the group at left are: JOYCE ANTHONY, Admission ' s Assistant, Registrar ' s Office ALTON BRIEGER, B.A., Director of the Student Union Building C W, BRODNAX, Manager of College Farm BETH BROWN, Secretary to the Dean A. F. DOERFLER, Superintendence of Maintenance and Grounds MRS. A. F. DOERFLER, Director of Javelina Hall WILLIAM C. ENGLISH, Assistant Auditor and Accountant A. A. GARDT, Military Property Custodian JOHN R. GIBBS, B.A., B.D., Instructor in Charge of the Methodist Bible Chair CHRISTINE WOLFF HARRIS, B.S., Dietitian and Director of Loftin Hall In the group at upper right are: C A. HARWOOD, Manager of College Bookstore J. L. JENSON, Auditor LOLA KEENEY, Director of Cousins Hall In the group at lower right are: WANDA McCLURE, Assistant in Registrar ' s Office MARGARET ANN McCORD, Assistant in Registrar ' s Office LOUIS C. MOLONEY, B.S., B.S. in L.S., Assistant Librarian TAXFF In the group at upper left are: NED C MORRIS, B.A., Acting Librarian HARRIETTE OWENS, Clerk in Dean ' s Office ORA PARKS PARKER, Director of Lila Baugh Hall Seen at lower left are: G. L. SANKEY, Sergeant E.G., US. Army, Assistant Sergeant Major J. A. SHORES, Sergeant E.G., U.S. Army, Maintenance and Armour NGO LOIS SHORT, B.A., B.S. in L.S., M.A., Assistant Librarian Staff members at right: GEORGE SIMONS, B.S,, Purchasing Agent GLORIA SMITH, Assistant Registrar WANDA SMITH, Secretary to Business Manager GEORGE STOTT, Master Sergeant, U.S. Army, Sergeant Major DONNAL TIMMONS, B.A., B.D. Instructor in Charge of the Baptist Bible Chair HENRY WALLNER, Property Accountant FRED WATSON, Sergeant F.C., U.S. Army Radio Main- tenance BESS T. WHITE, Director of Seale and May Halls DOROTHY WHITE, B.S., Dietitian and Director of Student Union Commons CYNTHIA WOOD, Assistant Director of Student Union Building «n Hk jik iSMlk A big part of college liTe taKes place in the classroom with books and pen and pencils and lecture notes and lecturers 9 CLASS TIME Learning and testing don ' t take place only in the class- room as these agricultural students are beginning to find out. In the picture above a group of students are apply- ing a little class learning to practical field experience in judging beef cattle. Harry Treybig is shown making his test. Finding the moisture content of seed grain is an import- ant bit of knowledge for a South Texas farmer. David Neher, assistant professor of agriculture explains the test to Albert Hornung (foreground), Clare Van Shafer and Robert Jones. This picture was taken m Nierman Annex, where experiment and analysis are conducted by the agriculture division. Agricultural students are taught to meet nearly every problem that could arise for a farmer. Knowing an en- gine inside and out is one of the most important skills available to a farmer who operates the typical mech- anized farm of today. George Mertzbacher, farm shop laboratory assistant, stops to give Jerry Bell a few pointers on an engine re- conditioning job. CLASS TIME A modern farmer needs many skills to meet with his everyday problems. Nat Qualia, above, demonstrates the use of the metal lathe in turning a steel bar down to the proper size as a replacement axle for a trailer, or a master power shaft for farm wood-working tools. A broken harrow, a cracked trailer-hitch, a brazing job on a shovel blade are a few of the problems for a fellow who wants to be a farmer. Beryl Burgess, Wayne Brus- henhan, and Roger Anderson demonstrate a quick and inexpensive answer to these problems. Many other farm skills ore offered to students interested in agriculture. Brick-laying, carpentry,- soldering, forg- ing, cold metal work, pipe work, simple plumbing, paint- ing, rope work, and concrete pouring are just a few skills made available to the students. Farm students using many of these skills helped to build their own Agricul- tural Engineering Building. r ' y _ Above is an interior view of the Agricultural Engineering Building during one of the laboratory periods. CLASS TIME Weighing, testing, measuring, and collecting data are all part of the duties of a chemistry laboratory technician or a chemical engineer. Above Franciszek Olstowski and Emily Morrison demonstrate one of the experiments made familiar to them in their study of chemistry. A biology major studies nature at its best and at its worst; always there is something new and interesting. Danny Fossler and this baby skunk became good friends until the skunk tried its pungent prowess one evening and forced the temporary abandonment of one of the biology laboratories. Quantitative analysis is one of the tool skills of chemistry. Measurements as fine as the weight of a pencil mark on a piece of paper are important in the study of the chemi- cal composition of a substance. Joan Sughru, pre-med major, is shown at lower left as she weighs a small quan- tity of chemical for her experiment. CLASS TIME Biology isn ' t just the study of nature ' s creatures in thai; natural state and habitat; it includes the study of plant and animal tissues, simple plants and animals such as the Paramecium and the amoeba, virus and nature in all its forms. Above Jo Ann Howard, Sue Bishop, Elaine Hall and Pat Levens draw structural forms of nerve tissue viewed through their microscopes. At lower right is a portion of a class in elements of geo- graphy. Dr. Charles A. Bajza points out some of the land areas included in the class study. David White, Hester Lockett, James Brown, and Luane Durham observe. The economics chart seems to be confusina Ann Scott and Britton Vincent. Miss Ruth Bell says, " It ' s siinple. That ' s what happened to business in the U. S. since 1776. " CLASS TIME June Hunt reports on the effects of poliomyelitis and rehabilitation programs in the United States. Miss Edith Cousins, sociology professor listens and Ro- land Beckworth looks (top). In the picture at the upper right Dr. Hugh Croley is shown conducting a test in psychology of person- ality, using one of his students, John Haden. Dr. R. J. Galloway gives an impromptu lecture, trac- ing important centers of literary development in England. His two students shown in the picture are Carol Alsup (left) and Dons Blanton. Charles Holmes, instructor in journalism and gra- duate student, discusses a riicture editing problem with John Haden, editor of The South Texan. John is holding a journalism major ' s sliderule, a three table mechanical ratio used in measuring for en- laraement or reduction of pictures to be used in publication (bottom) CLASS TIME Billy Jaime (upper left) directs his classmates as part of his training in music conducting. Jeanie Meurer accompanies on the piano. Seated from left to right are Eddie Galvan, R. G. Jones, James Lott, Laura Saldana, and Ruth Saenz. Lloyd K- Herren fstandina ' ) is the rlass inRtnirtnr Edwin C. Moyers (upper right) demonstrates an- other phase of musical instruction offered students at A I. Seated from left to right are Ernesto Zepe- da, Humberto Saenz, Donovan Pierce, Vernon Hatch, and Bettye Wilkinson, In another area of fine arts students develop skills in the use of brush and oils as demonstrated above by Mrs, Maxine Dietert, Amando Hernandez, and Pedro Luna (right). Sculpturing is another artistic outlet offered to stu- dents. At the lower right Ed Gardener puts some of the finishing touches on his concrete creation. i CU SS TIME Home economics is a popular study among girls at A6cl. Miss Aline McKenzie, observes the class work oi lWO oi her students, Carol Lee Burgess and Mar- tha Isensee. Dr. W. D. Johnson, professor of foreign languages, lectures to his Spanish class, using special record- ings to emphasize points of pronunciation difficul- ties. A. Dane Bowen, history and government instructor, holds an informal history session in the A I Mu- seum. From left to right are Dick Stone, Vol Mora, Mr. Bowen, f-farold Rucker, Marianne Ratz, and Paul Long. J. E. Conner, history and government professor, watches as two of his students discuss some prob- lems in county government during their class in Texas government. Mannelle Turner and James Welty are the students shown. CLASS TIME Above Ben J- South, associate professor of mathe- matics, puts a group of integral calculus students through their paces at the blackboard. Pictured at the right are Bill Smith, C. R, Fuentes and Flora Ann Mathews. Homer Lasitter and Radon Loveland are shown op- erating a micro-wave transmitter during a labora- tory session in the Physics Building (upper left). Physics theory has its problems for Fred Evans as classmate Kay Eoff explains a " toughie " on the blackboard. Students at work in. A I ' s home demonstration kitchen are Jo Ann Wortham, Mary Jane Pfeiffer, Ann Nimmo, and Betty Monroe. This picture was taken during one of the Home Economics Depart- ment ' s laboratory periods. " im: iMi iSmmi MM : CLASS TIME Arnold C. Anderson, speech instructor, readies his speech team for contests at the annual San Marcos Speech Festival, where they debated, did competi- tive readings in literature and various types of pub- lic speaking Much of an A I speech major ' s activity lies not in the classroom but in activities related to his field of study, such as public speaking, debates, oral read- ings, dramatics, and radio voice. In the picture a group of students rehearse for their parts in Romeo and Juliet under the direction of Dr. Ted Skinner. m -- i ij . fii » ; d?e ' : i ' i 2! !i iM$MMl m ! Mk CLASS TIME Typing, shorthand, and dictation, have their part in business administration too. In the picture at the upper left Clark Baker instructs Molly Schle- singer in the proper placement of her hands on the keys. General fields of business administration open to students at A l include secretarial sciences, ac- counting, personnel management, banking and fi- nance, business law and real estate, insurance, sta- tistics, and marketing. Business statistics offers training in quantitative analysis of business problems, a vital part of busi- ness training. In the picture at the lower left Mrs. Kathryne Whitelaw stops to offer a few pointers to Billy Clay and Eddie Richter, students in her sta- tistics laboratory. CLASS TIME Ike Galyean at the transit (above) gives the " okay " signal to his rod man at a point or sighting outside the picture. Bob Little rec- ords the readings. The two were photograph- ed during a surveying laboratory. Engineering students learn the use of dividers, drawing board and square early in their college training. Draw- ings must be neat and accurate, a prerequisite quality for all students intending to become engineers. Ray Allen and Robert Menn are shown conferring on a problem in laying out the intersection of a plane and a pyramid. Paul Treptow, laboratory assistant, gives a reading from his slide rule in an electronics laboratory. Seated are Cyril Dieter and Bob Powell. Standing to the right of Treptow are James Gross, Paul Hesler, Hugo May, and Eugene Stanford. CLASS TIMS Edmund Beck and Richard Bohl (upper left) get a few pointers in map reading from Captain Randolph Cooper, assistant professor of military science and tactics. Seen below is the ROTC cleaning line in the Armory. These military science students learn their weapons in- side and out. Some students complain that they see the inside of their pieces too much for their own pleasure. Jimmy Seay, Jack Krodell, Dick Stone, and A. J. Naugher are in the foreground. Upper right, Sgt. Robert J. Beavis explains the operation of a telegraph terminal used in Sig- nal Corps operations in the field. ROTC stu- dents are Robert Brandt and A. W. Green. CLASS TIME A. F. Gross, chairman of the Industrial Arts Department, gives a basic lesson in photography in the studio of the Industrial Arts Building. Shown, from left, are Pete Luna, Fred H. Dierke, Max Keller, and Rudolph Bauer. Max Keller, Travis Smith, Bill Davidson, and Jerry Bryant are shown in their leather craf ts laboratory. R. F. Mc- Eowen, instructor, supervises progress on their individual projects. Barbara Butler checks with Nat Qualia to see if her ad- justments are correct on the faceting machine. The ma- chine is used in cutting precious and semi-precious stones. Kathleen Qualia and J. R. Acevedo observe Paul Lugo ' s technique at the throwing wheel. The machine is es- sential in pottery making, one of the courses available to students majoring or minoring in industrial arts. ' - ' ■fc • y CLASS TIME 1 ' ' " ' « » ' «ir1 The picture above was snapped at A I ' s Nursery School. Future elementary school teachers spend part of their classtime here learning to care for children of elementary and pre-elementary school age. Miss Barbara Brown, at left, is in charge of the school. The scene at upper right, except for the size of the people, seems to be right out of some second or third grade classroom. Hellen Sizemore, lack Schrock, and Vernelle Crofford are studying teach- ing techniques in elementary education. Health and physical education has its place in col- lege too. Pat Graham, Jo Clune, and Nancy Bent- ley are learning the proper way to handle the vari- ous types of golf clubs in their golf and bowling class. Another physical education class teaches badmin- ton and tennis. Here Miss Nan Roberts instructs a group of students in badminton. The students are Billy Maca, Ruth Arden White, Jimmy Simmons, and Bobbie McDowell. We are the students who come- to. college Each one of us with his own reason for coming, each with his own particular success WHO ' S V HO Pictured at upper left is A. Nay- land Page, a graduate history major from Corpus Christi. Nay- land graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1952 and was very ac- tive in the A I chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, of which he was president in ' 50- ' 51. A representa- tive to the Advisory Board from the BSU, he also served as its chairman in ' 51 - ' 52. Nayland also served as president of Pi Kappa Epsilon and was a member of Alpha Chi. At left is Roger Bernard, business administration major from Wes- laco. This senior is a member of the BBA Club and Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity, of which he is corresponding secretary. As a junior Roger was vice-president of his class and was elected to the Student Council as vice-presi- dent. Doris Blanton, a senior business administration major from Alto, is pictured at lower left. A mem- ber of Delta Theta Sorority, Doris is past social vice-president of BSU, Advisory Board representa- tive of her Freshman Class and secretary-treasurer of her Sopho- more Class, secretary of the Baugh House Council, and mem- ber of the Footlights Club, BBA Club, and Pi Kappa Epsilon Fra- ternity. Secretary-treasurer of the Student Council, Doris has twice been a representative to Corona- tion. Above is George Edwin Bogusch, senior chemistry major from Kingsville. George was given the task of directing the Coronation in ' 53. He was active in Foot- lights Club work and was a mem- ber of the cast in many of A l ' s productions. George is a mem- ber of the American Chemical So- ciety, Alpha Psi Omega, Forensics Club, Madrigal Singers, and the A Cappella Choir. ¥ HO ' S WHO Above is Lola Bonner, president of A I ' s student body. A senior health and physical education major from Gregory, she has been pledge captain and sports repre- sentative of Delta Theta Sorority, sports representative and presi- dent of WRA, secretary and treas- urer of the HPE Club, sports rep- resentative of Lila Baugh Hall, and a debater. Lola has been president and female representa- tive-at-large of the Student Coun- cil and was the AWS ' s representa- tive to the Coronation in ' 51- ' 52. At upper right is Jack Buckle, Senior Class president, member of AIME and NGEA. This senior petroleum and natural gas engi- neering major is from Corpus Christi and was a member of the Javelina basketball and track teams. At right is a senior journalism major from Mercedes, Leonard Buntrock. A member of Kappa Sigma Nu Fraternity, of which he was secretary and reporter, Leon- ard was elected editor of The South Texan and appointed edi- tor of El Rancho. Treasurer of the Press Club and president of his Sophomore Class, he was also a charter member of the Student Union Governing Board. At lower right is Billy Cowart, a senior agricultural education ma- jor from San Benito. A member of the Band, Choir, FFA, reporter of the Aggie Club, he is a captain in ROTC, a member of the King ' s Rifles, Outstanding ROTC Sopho- more of ' 52, and chosen as A I ' s representative to West Point ' s iSOth anniversary ceremonies. Billy was also elected Student Council representative of his Sen- ior Class. .J - ' I ■ ' f ' mF - ' " V HO ' S WHO , ' » ' V l A senior elementary educatiori major from Harlingen, Barbara Davis (upper left) is a Lantana Lady, Alpha Phi Omega Sweet- heart, Honorary Cadet Lady, and a member of Delta Theta Sorority. She was also secretary- treasurer of her Junior Qass, secretary- treasurer of the English Club, chairman of the Religious Coun- cil, Student hostess of the Student Union Governing Board, Advisory Board representative from Baugh Hall, vice-president of BSU, Fe- male Representative-at-large on the Student Council, member of the A Capoella Choir and Pi Kappa Epsilon Vivian Marie Henderson, senior English major from Raymondville (lower center) was reporter and sweetheart of Alpha Chi, presi- dent of the English Club, critic in the History Club, representative to the Advisory Board from Pi Kappa Epsilon, and vice-presi- dent, corresponding secretary, and representative to the Inter- Sorority Council for Delta Theta Sorority jg mmm J Bk Pictured above is John Haden, senior journalism major from Mc- Allen. A member of Kappa Sigma Nu Fraternity, he was as- sociate editor and editor of The South Texan, reporter on the Stu- dent Council, business manager of the Hog Call, publicity director for the Lantana Coronation, and a member of the English Club, Student Publications Committee, and the Press Club. At the upper right is Jack Hea- cock, senior English major from Kingsville. He -is a member, of A Cappella Choir ' and the Religious Council, Advisory Board repre- sentative from the English Club, and president of the Wesley Foundation. June Hunt (lower right), senior business administration major from Port Isabel, was president and vice-president of the BBA Club, corresponding secretary of Alpha Chi, parliamentarian and song leader of Pi Kappa Epsilon, treasurer of WRA, and a member of the Wesley Foundation. In Delta Theta Sorority, she was treasurer and representative to the Advisory Board. ¥ HOS WHO Mary Ethel " Ginger " Nelson, a senior secondary education major from Taft, is at upper left. She was secretary, treasurer, wing repre- sentative, and Advisory Board representative from Baugh Hall, treasurer of the HPE Club, secre- tary, dateless dance committee chairman, and chairman of the Student Union Governing Board, and a member of the Inter-Sorori- ty Council. Ginger was also chosen sweetheart o f Kappa Sigma Nu Fraternity, Loftin Hall sweetheart, and won third place in the Miss Summertime contest. A member of Delta Theta Sorori- ty, she was pledge captain and chaplain. A senior business administra- tion ma)or from Benavides, Joe Paton (upper center) was ROTC Cadet Colonel and treasurer of the BSU. Joe was also a member of the King ' s Rifles and Alpha Phi Omega and chairman of the Lan- tana Corona tion Ball. V " . ' fr«i t Norbert A. Schmidt, senior petro- leum and natural gas engineer- ing major from El Campo, is at upper right. Norbert served as sergeant-at-arms of the Engineer- ing Club and was president of the Natural Gas Engineers ' Asso- ciation and the A l unit of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. At lower left is Senior Nancy Lou Shindler, an industrial arts major from Harlingen, a member of Delta Theta Sorority, Miss A I of ' 50, Lantana Lady, Band Sweet- heart, Honorary Cadet Colonel and Queen of the Military Ball, and drum-major of the A I Band. She was also vice-president of Alpha Chi, treasurer of Epsilon Pi Tau, secretary-treasurer of the I. A. Club, and a member of the H.E. Club and Kappa Omicron Phi. Preston Sights Jr., (lower center) is a senior agronomy major from Uvalde. He was apoointed oresi- dent of the Student Council Advi- sory Board and was a member of Alpha Tau Alpha. ilrt. |T«: WHO ' S WHO An animal husbandry major from McAllen, Jim Southwell is at up- per left. This senior was a mem- ber of Alpha Phi Omega Frater- nity and Alpha Chi. Jim was also reporter of the Aggie Club and secretary-treasurer of Alpha Tau Alpha. Retta Stanford (left center) is a senior home economics major from Dallas. A member of Delta Theta Sorority, she served as president, secretary, and rush captain. Retta was also president of the Inter-Sorority Council, vice- president and secretary of Kappa Omicron Phi, president and treas- urer of AWS, president and sec- retary-treasurer of the Lila Bauah House Council, secretary-treasur- er of the Advisory Board and sec- r etary and reoorter of the H.E. Club. A member of the English Club and Pi Kapoa Epsilon, she was a member of the Coronation and Recognition Day Committees, and was a representative to the Lantana Coronation. A health and physical education major from Beeville, Reginald West is at the lower left. A sen- ior, Reggie was a member of the HPE Club and the T- Association. He was appointed to the Student Union Governing Board qnd was a two-year Javelina football let- terman. Bob Brandt (above) is a junior industrial arts major from Apole- ton. Wis. He was elected parlia- mentarian of the T-Association and has lettered in track, basket- ball, and football at A I. Bob holds the Texas Conference shot- put title. WHO ' S ¥ HO At upper left is a senio: elemen- tary education major from Mc- Allen, Gerrie Brown. She was head cheerleader, Alpha P h i Omega Sweetheart, L a n t a n a Lady, and Lantana Queen. Gerne was also secretary of Cousins Hall, vice-president of the Foot- lights Club, and a member of Pi Kappa Epsilon. At lower left is Valentine G. Mora Jr., a junior industrial arts major from San Antonio. Vol was elect- ed president, vice-president, and intramural manager of the New- man Club, and he was a member of the Religious Council, King ' s Rifles, I. A. Club, and Coronation Committee. He received the ROTC Academic Efficiency Award. An agricultural education major from Robstown, Albert Hornung Jr., is at upper right. A junior, Albert was elected intramural manager and president of the Ag- gie Club, secretary of Alpha Tau Alpha, Freshman Student Council representative. Sophomore Class president, and Junior Advisory Board representative. He was also a member of the Student Union Governing Board and FFA. Margaret Johnson (right center) is a junior health and physical education major from San An- tonio. A member of Delta Theta Sorority, she was president and drum major of the A I Kingettes and a twirler with the Javelina Band. Margaret was vice-presi- dent of her Junior Class, vice- president and treasurer of WRA, secretary of AWS, invitation and housing chairman for Lantana Coronation, Sophomore Advisory Board representative, reporter and publicity chairman of the HPE Club, and a member of the Baugh House Council. A junior business administration major from Freer, Robert W. Pur- cell is at lower right. He is a member of Delta Sigma Chi Fra- ternity, and was Sophomore Stu- dent Council representative. Bob is now male representative-at- large to the Student Council. ( TUDENT COUNCIL The A6tl Student Council was snappeu during one of its regular meetings. From left, members are: Molly Kusel, Lola Bonner, Doris Blanton, Barbara Davis, Margaret Goerner, Roger Bernard. Stand- ing: Billy Cowart, Bob Purcell, Ervin Selcer, Sam Ford, and Joe E. Brown, advisor. Lola Bonner (at left in this Coronation scene) is the first feminine president of A I Student Council since the war years. DV soRY board PI ' iQ r Members of the Student Council Advisory Board are, from left: Seated — Andy Hanson, Johnny Hoelscher, Laura Jean Henderson, Retta Stanford, Preston Sights, Lou Edith Rigqs, Betty Deyo, Roger Richards, Gary Car- roll; Row 2 — Jean Hall, Barbara Behrend, Margie Ehlert, Ann Harrison, Pat Givens, Elaine Denson, Jeanie Meuer, Vernelle Crofford, Lucile Meehan. Row 3 — Bobby Clark, Jack Buck, Bee Coate, Leon Hackfeld, Sam Traxler, Albert Hornung, Richard Bohl, Jodie B. Hardage, and Mar- tha Isensee. Officers are: Preston Sights, president; Gary Carroll vice- president; Lou Edith Riggs, secretary-treasurer; Andy Hanson, reporter; Johnny Hoelscher, parliamentarian; Nat Qualia, Retta Stanford, Laura Jean Henderson, reporting committee; Dean Roger Richards, sponsor. Preston Sights, Advisory Board president, is pic- tured in an informal mo- ment. UNION BOARD The College Union Governing Board ' s duty is to provide recreational activities ol both cultural and social interest for the students of A l. The Board is composed of six students, two members of the faculty, the president of A l, and a representative from the Ex-Students Association. Members of the Board, as shown above, are David I ' ea- dor. Mrs. Carrie Lee Bishop, Lenette Jones (secretary). Bill Cronenwett (reporter), Margie Lipe, Ginaer Nelson (chairman), and Al Brieger (Union director). Not shown are Reggie West (vice-president), Dr. Ernest H. Poteet, and C. V. Mooney, Ex-Student representative. At right is a scene from one of the Union ' s Dateless Dances. Jenell Pinson is special dance chairman. .■..-■..••.,9,-X itt. 4 I ' ' " UNION BOARD Another feature of the Student Union is the Lounge, which IS equipped with television, a radio-record player combination, comfortable modern furniture, a small library, magazines, and facilities for games. Occasionally during the school year when the col- lege social calendar is clear on a Fridav evening, the Union Governing Board shows popular foreign movies.. Bill Cronenwett (at right) is chairman for this program. At lower right are two students makinn use of some of the gameroom equipment provided by the Union. Billiard and ping pong tables are available for use from morning to night, and they ' re usually in use. OUTH TEXAM JOHN HA DEN Editor-in-Chief ROBERT FRANKS Associate Editor JACK SCHROCK Business Manager CHARLES HOLMES Sports Editor o OUTH TEXAN As part of the nameplate of The South Texan the words " The Voice of Texas A I Student Body " have been in- scribed. A more recent addition to the nameplate are the words " For a Col- leaiate Way of Living. " These two phrases have keyed the action and attitude of The South Texan during the {past school year. ■fhe results have included several major editorial campaigns which were short and to the point. The campus news- paper has sought, as always, to bring to the students and the general public clear, complete report of activities and thought at A I. It has sought to help direct all phases of activity toward a 1 unified, wholesome entity in which the [goals of college education will be best [served. And in all its efforts The South [Texan has perpetuated for one more j year an American college tradition, I that of being so wonderfully human. CLARK HALDANE (left) Reporter JOHN BILL BURNS Reporter JOAN ETHERIDGE Reporter MARTE NOEL Reporter A. W. GREEN Intramural Editor MOLLY KUSEL Student Council Reporter MARIANNE RATZ Circulation Manager EL RANCHO LEONARD BUNTROCK Editor-in-Chiei lENELL PINSON Associate Editor BARBARA BEHREND Editorial Assistant i g i M iii S i EL RANCHO An annual is a picture record of students and their activities during the college year. The quality of an annual rests with the quality of its pictures, the way they are presented on the pages and the range of activities they cover. Credit for most of the pho- tography, other than that done by professional photographers for the class sections. Class Time, and portraits in Lontana Time, should belong to Andy Hanson (upper right) and Bob Franks (upper left). LEE DISMUKES Editorial Assistant MARIANNE STUTZ Editorial Assistant CAROL ALSUP Editorial Assistant NANCY STETTLER Editorial Assistant GRAXDUAVrE In the group on the left are: Monte Cunningham, Goliad; Edward Doucette, Edinboro, Penn.; Fred P. Evans, Kings- ville; Earl W. Fletcher, Kingsville, Mary Ann Freeborn, George West; Gaston Wayne Hix, Ravmondville; Charles Holmes, Mercedes; George T. Klein, Kingsville; Jack Law- rence, San Antonio; Radon Loveland, Kingsville. In the group on the upper right are: George Alexander McBath, Mission; A. Nayland Page, Corpus Christi; Her- bert Pickett, Chester; Jose H. Martinez, Kingsville. In the group on the lower right are: Paul Treptow Jr., Beeville; Harry Trombley, Robstown; James C. Welter, Robstown; Bobby Ray Younts, Banquete. Graduate physics majors Radon Loveland and Fred Evans are shown testing a Teslo Coil in preparation for a Physics Club Science Show. o ENIORS Tommy Sanford (left) is Senior Class vice- president. Bob Holloway is parliamentarian. ' P r Shirley Adams (right) is secretary-treasurer. Milam Simons is Ex-Student representative. Billy Cowart (left) is Student Council repre- sentative. Johnny Hoelscher is representative to the Advisory Board. Jack Buckle (right) Natural Gas Engineer from Corpus Christi, is president of the Senior Class. In the group at right are; JOHN KAY ADAIR JR , San Antonio, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering; Kappa Sigma Nu Fraternity (president, vice-president, corresponding secretary, secretary-treasuer). Engineers ' Associa- tion (secretary-treasurer), AIME, NGEA, Student Union Governing Board (male representative). GILFORD A. ADAMS, Odem, Physics. SHIRLEY ADAMS, Harlingen, Elementary Education; Girls ' Choir, Senior Class (secretary-treasurer), WRA, Aggie Club Sv eetheart, Lantana Lady. ALICIA AGUILAR, Laredo, Elementary Education; Newman Club. RAY A. ALLENSON, Danevang, Mathematics. DOROTHY ASHWORTH, KingsviUe, History; Sigma Delta Pi. SENIOR r r In the group at upper left: IIM BARBER, Kingsville, Health and Physical Education; HPE Club. JOHN R, BARBER, Rockport, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineer- ing; AIME (secretary), NGEA (secretary-treasurer). HENRY FELIX BARECKY, JR., Refugio, History; Kleberg History Club. PAULO DE BARROS, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Agricultural Engineering. In the group at lower left: JERRY BEARD, McAUen, Business Administration; Newman Club. KATHERINE BEAUMIER, Brenham, Elementary Education; Delta Theta Sorority (vice-president, rush captain). Pi Kappa Epsilon SALLY BELL, Corpus Christi, Elementary Education. ROGER ARCHER BERNARD, Weslaco, Business Administration; Alpha Phi Omega (corresponding secretary). Junior Class (vice- president), Student Council (vice-president), BBA Club, Who ' s Who. DORIS MAREE BLANTON, Alto, Business Administration; Student Council (secretary-treasurer), BSU (vice-president), BBA Club, Footlights Club, Pi Kappa Epsilon, Freshman Class (Advisory Board representative), Sophomore Class (secretary-treasurer), Baugh House Council, Delta Theta Sorority, Who ' s Who. Alpha Chi GEORGE EDWIN BOGUSCH, Kingsville, Chemistry, Footlights Club (president), ACS (treasurer). Alpha Chi, Alpha Psi Omega, Who ' s Who. A Cappella Choir, Coronation Director. LOLA LEE BONNER, Gregory, Health and Physical Education; Student Council (president), HPE Club (secretary). Pi Kappa Delta, Delta Theta Sorority, Who ' s Who JAMES C. BOSWELL, Bishop, Gas Engineering. In the group at right. MELVA JEAN BRANDON, Alice, Health and Physical Education; HPE Club. GERRIE BROWN, McAllen, Elementary Education; Footlights Club (vice-president). Alpha Psi Omega, Alpha Phi Omega Sweetheart, A Cappella Choir. Head Cheerleader. Lantana Lady, Lantana Queen. CLESTER BRISTOL, San Perlita, Biology; Natural Science Society (president). FRED FLOYD BUCANEK, Kingsville, Biology; NCS (reporter, presi- dent). JACK BUCK, Kingsville, Psychology; Alpha Phi Omega (social chairman, president). Delta Sigma Chi Fraternity (treasurer). Vet- erans ' Club, Wesley Foundation, Golf. JACK BUCKLE, Corpus Christi, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engi- neering; Senior Class (president). Who ' s Who, Basketball, Track LEONARD K. BUNTROCK, Mercedes, Journalism, Kappa Sigma Nu Fraternity (Secretary), Press Club, Sophomore class (president). South Texan Editor, El Rancho Editor. PATSY BURNHAM, Kingsville, Business Administration ENIORS In the group at lower lelt are: JOSE BURGOS, Brownsville, Business Administration JO BURSON, Pleosanton, Elementary Education, Alpha Sigma Sorority. BARBARA SUE BUTLER, Kingsville, Industrial Arts; Beta Gamma Sorority (secretary), Newman Club, lA Club, and Epsilon Pi Tau. SARA LEE BUTLER, Carrizo Springs, Elementary Education; Baugh House Council (secretary), BSU, Phi Kappa Epsilon, Beta Gamma Sorority- G C CARLILE, Mission, Horticulture, Alpha Tau Alpha CHARLES C CARROLL, Kingsville, Agricultural Education REMMERT CASON, Kingsville, Business Administration; BBA Club ROBERT E, CHILDERS, Kingsville, Business Administration; Band In the group at upper right are. WILLIAM T. CLAY JR., Floresville, Business Administration; Alpha Phi Omega (2nd vice-president, treasurer, alumni secretary). Band, BBA Club. GEORGE COLLINS, Falfurrias, Chemistry, ACS, A Capella Choir. BETTY JO GRAIN, Bishop, Secondary Education, Alpha Chi (secre- tary). Phi Alpha Theta, History Club. VERNELLE CROFFORD, Agua Dulce, Elementary Education; Cousins Hall Council (treasurer), BSU, Pi Kappa Epsilon, WRA, English Club. In the group at lower right are: JOHN CROFFORD, Weslaco, Business Administration; BBA Club. THEODORE F CUBAGE, Kingsville, Agricultural Education; Aggie Club, FFA. NANCY DAUNIS, San Antonio, Home Economics; Alpha Chi, Kaopa Omicron Phi (secretary), Delta Theta Sorority (secretary), HE Club. BILL DAVIDSON, Freer, Industrial Arts; Alpha Phi Omega, lA Club (vice-president) BARBARA SUE DAVIS, Harlingen, Elementary Education; Alpha Phi Omega Sweetheart, Lantana Lady, Honorary Cadet Captain, Junior Class (secretary-treasurer). Pi Kappa Epsilon, BSU (vice- president), A Coppella Choir, Delta Theta Sorority, Religious Council (chairman). ROBERT S. DEDEK, Richmond, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engi- neering; NGEA, AIME (secretary). Engineers ' Club. MANFREDO DEL CASTILLO, Brownsville, Elementary Education; Anahuac Club, Newman Club. ELAINE DENSON, Brownsville, Elementary Education; Phi Kappa Epsilon, English Club, History Club, BSU, Band, Alpha Chi. V W, ' li ' ' ' -k r i. ' ; I SENIORS Phis freshman Aggie was all knotted up with problems as he tried to sign up for biology. In the group at left are: JAMES DEUTSCH, San Antonio, Agricultural Education; Rodeo Club CYRIL F. DIETER, San Antonio, Electrical Engineering; EE Clut (president). JAMES E. DINN, Alice, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering, NGEA, AIME, Engineers ' Club. LEE DISMUKES, Harlingen, Secondary Education; Footlights Cluk (secretary-treasurer), Alpha Psi Omega (treasurer), Canterbury Club, Pi Kappa Epsilon, WRA, Press Club (sweetheart), South Texon (business manager). MARIA C- DOMINGUEZ. Agua Dulce, Home Economics; Newman Club. HE Club, Kappa Omicron Phi (corresponding secretary, treasurer) Parlcing space was at a premium around Col- lege Hall on Registration Day. KENNfl ' H UUKMAN, Alice, business Aaminisiration WILLIAM PAUL DORSEY. Port Lavaca, General Engineering. Engineers ' Club, AIME JEAN DRABEK, KingsviUe, Elementary Education, Natural Science Society (president, secrelary). NANCY BETH EDGAR, Mercedes, Secondary Education, Beta Gamma Sorority (president, secretary) In the group at right are: DOLORES EDITH EGGERT, Robstown, Elementary Education, WRA, Pi Kappa Epsilon. Cousins Hall House Council. MARGIE EHLERT, Colulla, Health and Physical Education, HPE Club (secretary, treasurer), AWS (secretary, vice-president). Band (secretary treasurer). Delta Theta Sorority (recording secetary), Baugh House Council, WRA (president) ALFREDO B ELIZALDE, Harlingen. Elementary Education. HERBERT L ELLIOT, West Columbia, Agronomy; Aggie Club. H HAMID EL-YOUSEF, Anah. Iraq, General Agriculture; Aggie Club, KAY EOFF, Alice, Physics, Physics Club c EMIORS Some students had big schedule problems. Dean Jernigon and Dr. McCulley don ' t look very pleased. After all schedule problems had been ironed out, students now had the privilege of filling out duplicate forms. In the group at the left are: ERNEST FANNIN, Floresville, Business Ad- ministration, BBA Club, Wesley Foundation. ALLAN R FAULK, Aransas Pass, Biology; A I Dance Band. JOHN A. FLORYSIAK, Corpus Christi, Biology. MARSHALL F. FREEBORN, George West, Agricultural Education; Aggie Club, FFA. CECIL RALPH FULTON, Weslaco, Agricu tural Education; Aggie Club, FFA. FILOMENA GARCIA, Ahce, Elementary Edu cation; Newman Club, Pi Kappa Epsilon. MARIA SAENZ GARCIA, San Diego, Ele mentary Education. JOSEPHINE GARLAND, Columbia, Tennessee, History; Phi Alpha Theta (vice-president). In the group at the right are: VICTOR GATES, Angleton, General Engi- neering. HARRIET K. GARRETT, Kingsville, Elementary Education. CLARA GIBSON, Alice, Home Economics JOHN WILLIAM GEORGE, Kingsville, Bl ness Administration. SENIOR c In the group at upper left are ' MARGARET LEE GORDON, Edinburq, Home Economics; Alpha Sigma Sorority (treasurer, president). MILTON R. GRIMES, Kingsville, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engi- neering; AIME, NGEA, Engineers ' Club- JAMES E. GROSS, Kingsville, General Engineering; AIME, Engi- neers ' Club. JOHN HADEN, McAUen, lournalism; Kappa Sigma Nu Fraternity, Press Club, Student Council, South Texan Editor; Who ' s Who, English Club. In the group at lower left: ANN HARRISON, Mission, Elementary Education, Delta Theta Sorority, Alpha Chi, Pi Kappa Epsilon (treasurer), Baugh House Council. WILLIAM A. HARRISON, Mission, Horticulture. DON HARVEY, Refugio, Government, JACK HEACOCK, Kingsville, English; Wesley Foundation, English Club, A Cappella Choir. HAROLD HEDTKE, Runge, Biology. JOYCE HELIER, Pleasanton, Business Administration; Wesley Foundation, BBA Club, Beta Gamma Sorority (secretary). LAURA JEAN HENDERSON. Falfurrias, English; Delta Theta Sorority. VIVIAN HENDERSON, Raymondville, English; Pi Kappa Epsilon, English Club, Alpha Chi, Baugh House Council, Alpha Chi Sweet- heart, Delta Theta (vice-president, secretary). In the group at right: JESUS HERNANDEZ, Realitos, Elementary Education. HERMAN HERRINGTON, Alice, Agricultural Education; FFA Club, Aggie Club. MARIA AMELDA HINOJOSA, Kingsville, Elementary Education P. T. HINOJOSA, Rio Grande City, Elementary Education; Alpha Omega (secretary), lA Club, History Club, Pi Kappa Epsilon. JOHNNY H HOELSCHER Violet, Business Administration, New- man Club (president), BBA Club (president), Religious Council, Advisory Board (parliamentarian). Band, Alpha Chi (treasurer). PABLO L. HUERTA, Mathis, Business Administration. JOHN L. HUGGINS, Orange Grove, Business Administration; Delta Sigma Chi, BBA Club. JUNE R. HUNT, Port Isabel, Business Administration; BBA Club, Delta Theta Sorority. SENIORS In the qroup at lower lelt are ROBERT E, JACOBS, Corpus Christi, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering; Engineers ' Club WAYNE JACKSON, Corpus Christi, Horticulture. BILLY JAIME, San Diego, Music; Band (vice-president), A I Dance Band, A Cappello Choir. JOHN KEMP JANECEK, Range, Agricultural Education; Rodeo Club (president, secretary-treasurer), Aggie Club (vice-president, treas- urer), FFA. ROBERT JARRETT, Kingsville, Health and Physical Education; Basketball, HPE Club. LENETTE JONES, Refugio, Secondary Education; Delta Theta Sorority (vice-president, Intersorority Council), Student Union Gov- erning Board, Cousins Hall House Council (president, secretary, treasurer). Pi Kappa Epsilon, History Club, English Club, Natural Science Society (secretary-treasurer). GEORGE C. JONES, Kingsville, General Engineer. WILFORD H JONES, Bishop, Physics. In the group at right are: RAYMOND P. JUNEMAN, La Marque, Animal Husbandry. BILLY KING, Kingsville, General Engineering. FRANCIS KIRKLAND, Corpus Christi, Business Administration; BBA Club. ROBERT H. KIRKPATRICK, Mercedes, Business Administration, BBA Club. In the group at lower right: ALLYNE KIRTLEY, Taft, Business Administration; BBA Club, Beta Gamma Sorority (corresponding secretary), Lila Bough House Council. ALICE ROSE KRUSINSKY, Corpus Christi, Business Administration; El Rancho (organizations editor), BBA Club. CHARLES LOUIS KUCHERKA, Columbus, Agricultural Education; FFA (treasurer), Aggie Club. MOLLY KUSEL, Mathis, English; Student Council (reporter), Baugh House Council, South Texan (associate editor). Press Club, English Club, Footlights Club, WRA. RICHARD FRANCIS LANDY JR., New York City, Business Admin- istration. JOHN LANGHOFF, Yoakum, General Agriculture; Aggie Club, Alpha Tau Alpha, Band. JEAN LEE, Cotulla, Business Administration; Delta Theta Sorority (treasurer), BBA Club (secretary), Lila Baugh House (secretary). Pi Kappa Epsilon. RIDGELL LINDSEY, Corpus Christi, Business Administration; Kappa Sigma Nu Fraternity, BBA Club, Cheerleader, Tennis (Texas Con- ference Champion), T-Association. SENIOR o The Kuder preference tests of Freshman Orientation Week are perhaps the best remembered period of a freshman ' s exist- ence at A6rl. Mrs. Agnes Orth, 58-year old freshman, gets in the spirit of things by buying a " beanie. " In the group at left: JESUS LUIS, Robstown, Business Administration, JOAN FRANCIS McBRIDE, Laredo, Elementary Education; Newman Club, Pi Kappa Epsilon. JAMES A McCLANE. Karnes City, Business Administratioii, Methodist Council, BBA Club. PATR ' CI ' Sl ANN McELWAIN, Harlingen. Elementary Educa- tion, Pi Kappa Epsilon ALBERT MACHADO, Corpus Christi, Business Administration. ELIZABETH ANN MALLERNEE, Rio Hondo, Business Admin- istration; Band, Footlights Club, Cousins Hall House Council (president). Delta Theta Sorority (treasurer) BBA Club- In the group at right RICHARD M. MARTIN, Premont, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering; Engineers ' Club, NGEA, Alpha Chi, BSU (presi- dent). Religious Council, AIME ALICE DIAZ MARTINEZ, Uvalde, Elementary Education. HUGO L. MAY, Kingsville, Electrical Engineering, Engineers ' Club, EE Club (secretary-treasurer). DOROTHYE MAYBERRY, Del Rio, Home Economics; Beta Gamma Sorority (treasurer, rush captain), Intersorority Coun- cil, HE Club, Bough House Council, Kappa Omicron Phi, T-Association Sweetheart LOUIS G. MAYORGA, Riviera, Electrical Engineering. WALTER MEIER, Calvert, Agricultural Education; T-Associa- tion, FFA, Aggie Club. SENIOR Eating at Loftin Hall for the first time was a new experience for the freshmen. In the dormitories upper classmen had an orienta- tion program of their own for freshmen. In the group at left are: WINSTON R, MENN, Bishop, Business Administration. lEANIE MEURER, San Antonio, Music, Alpha Sigma Sorority, Intersorority Council (president). Alpha Psi Omega (secre- tary). Footlights Club (secretary). Girls ' Choir (vice-presi- dent), A Cappella Choir, English Club, Bough House Council, Pi Kappo Epsilon, Union Social Committee Chairman. MARION MOORE, Taft, Elementary Education. EMILY PARKS MORRISON, Stuart, Florida, Physics and Chemistry; Physics Club, ACS (secretary), Student Council, Engineers ' Club, Union Governing Board. PEGGY MULLINS, Premont. Home Economics; Kappa Omi- cron Phi (vice-president, president). Beta Gamma Sorority (corresponding secretary), HE Club. KEITH MEYERS, Garnett, Kansas, Health and Physical Edu- cation; Alpha Chi, Intramural manager. In the group at right: MORRIS E. MYERS, Corpus Christi, General Engineering. JACK W NEALEY, Corpus Christi, Biology BILL NEELY, Taft, Biology; Kappa Sigma Nu Fraternity, A Cappella Choir. ELAINE NELSON, Mathis, Elementary Education; Pi Kaopa Epsilon (secretary, president). Bough House Council, Delta Theta Sorority (vice-president, corresponding secretary), In- tersorority Council (secretary). MARY ETHEL NELSON, Toft, Secondary Education; Bough House Council, HPE Club, Delta Theta Sorority (pledge cop- tnin), Kappa Sigma Nu Fraternity Sweetheart, Loftin Hall Sweetheart, Miss Summertime (3rd place). Governing Board (secretary), Intersorority Council, Cheerleader, Who ' s Who. BARBARA NELL NOVAK, San Antonio, Home Economics; Bpta Gamma Sorority (Intersorority Council representative) AWS (treasurer). SENIOR . i i One of the most pleasant sights of Orientation was the refreshment table in the Student Union. Then there were the tours of the campus. A. F. Gross explains the operation of some of his equipment. In the group below are: ARTURO F. OLIVAREZ, Rio Grande City, Business Administration, DANIEL JOHN ONDRUSEK, Alice, Government. R P. PARRY, Corpus Christi, Agriculture; Aggie Club, Photography Club, ROTC Senior Court president. DAISY N PARSONS, Chatham, N. I., EngUsh; Alpha Chi lOE R. PATON, Benovides, Business Administration, Who ' s Who, Cadet Colonel, BSU Council (treasurer), King ' s Rifles, Alpha Phi Omega. SHIRLEY PATRICK, Bishop, Elementary Education, Pi Kappa Epsi- lon. Band, Baugh House Council. In the group below are EVEREST PAWLICK, George West, Agricuhural Education, Alpha Tau Alpha (vice-president) MAYOLA POHLMEYER, DriscoU, Chemistry, ACS (secretary). Alpha Chi TOT PORTER, Conroe, Speech ROBERT CLEMENT POWELL, Palccios, Electrical Enaineering, Band, A Cappella Choir, EE Club WAYNE POWER. Odem. General Engineering RALPH PRICE, Corpus Christi, Business Administration KATHLEEN OUALIA, KingsviUe, English NAT QUALIA, KingsviUe, Agricultural Education, FFA (president). Alpha Tau Alpha, Aggie Club. -1 4 SENIORS The A I quartet, almost a tradition, vocalized a la Mills Brothers. One evening during Orientation Week, when a variety- show was staged ' or the freshmen, this Ireshman Can- Can line was drafted. From left, they, are Mono Rouse, Mary Louise Robertson, Betty Lott, and Marianne Stutz. In the group below are: PEYTON RANDOLPH, Houston, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engi- neering; Alpha Phi Omega. CALVIN RAYES, Yorktown, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineer- ing, Engineers Club, AIME, NGEA, Kappa Sigma Nu Fraternity H JOE READ, Bishop, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering; AIME MARIE REAGAN, Calallen, Elementary Education, Reed House (president), Wesley Foundation MARY REESE, Kingsville, Business Administration, BBA Club, Beta Gamma Sorority (vice-president). WILMA REICHERT, San Juan, Elementary Education, Delta Theta Sorority (president, vice-president, rush captain, corresponding secetary). Cousins Hall Council, Alpha Chi JOHN C RESCH, San Antonio, Agriculture, Aggie Club, Alpha Tau Alpha, Rodeo Club (president). DOYLE RICHARDSON, Corpus Christi. Chemistry In the group below are ' SIMON RIVERA JR., Brownsville, Elementary Education JAMES KENNETH ROBISON, Kingsville, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering; Engineers ' Club, NGEA, AIME. L. R ROCKY, New Cumberland, Penn., Health and Physical Edu- cation; HPE Club GUILIBALDO V. RODRIGUEZ, Brownsville, Business Administration. ARCHIE ROSALES, Robstown, Industrial Arts; Alpha Chi, lA Club. JOSEPH H ROUSSEL-, McAllen, Horticulture; Aggie Club (secre- tary), Alpha Tau Alpha (president, vice-president). ■ 0 mM tf, SENIORS Arnold C. Anderson, debate coach, is shown with his team. At left is Ralph Price. At right are Milton Russell, Fred Tosto, and George Bogusch (standing). In the group at left: HAROLD RUCKER, Mason City, Iowa, Biology; Cheerleader, NOE SAENZ, Rio Grande City, Business Administration; Anahuac Club, Newman Club. ELAINE SALGE, Karnes City, Elementary Education; A Cappella Choir, Delta Theta Sorority, Pi Kappa Epsilon (secretary) MARVIN LEE SANBORN, McAllen, Business Administration; BBA Club, BSU. DAVIS SALINAS, Corpus Christi, Secondary Education; Alpha Phi Omega, Newman Club, Pi Kappa Epsilon, Veterans ' Club. N- A SCHMIDT, El Campo, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineer- ing; AIME, NGEA, Engineers ' Club, LEROY G SCHNEIDER, Poth, Agricultural Education; Aggie Club (secretary), FFA (vice-president), JOHN VICTOR SCHULTE, Orange Grove, Business Administration. In the group at right: DAVID SCHULZE, Woodward, General Agriculture; Aggie Club. CLARE VAN SHAFER, San Benito, Agricultural Education; Aggie Club (treasurer). Alpha Tau Alpha (vice-president). NANCY LOU SHINDLER, Harlingen, Industrial Arts; Alpha Chi (vice-president), Epsilon Pi Tau, Delta Theta Sorority (rush cap- tain), lA Club (secretary-treasurer), HE Club, Kappa Omicron Phi, Honorary Cadet Colonel, Band (drum major), Miss A , Lantana Lady, Who ' s Who, Queen of the Military Ball, Band Sweetheart. PRESTON SIGHTS, Uvalde, Agronomy; Chairman of Advisory Board, Who ' s Who. MILAM SIMONS, Port Lccvaca, Animal Husbandry; Senior Class (Ex-Student Association representative), Aggie Club, Alpha Tau Alpha, ROTC (most outstanding cadet). ANNETTE SMITH, San Antonio, Elementary Education; Beta Gamma Sorority, Pi Kappa Epsilon, BILLIE M SMITH, Corpus Christi, Mathematics; Alpha Chi. SAM ODD SMITH, Beaumont, Agronomy; Rodeo Club, Aggie Club. s ENIORS In the group at lower left are: JIM SOUTHWELL, McAllen, Animal Husbandry; Alpha Phi Omega, Aggie Club, Alpha Tau Alpha (secretary-treasurer). Alpha Chi. LELAND H. SPARKS, Refugio, Business Administration. PAUL SPENCER, Benavides, Business Administration; Newman Club, Anahuac Club, and BBA Club. lACK SPORTSMAN, Refugio, History; T-Association, Advisory Board (parliamentarian). Football, Track and Basketball. MELVIN EUGENE STANFORD, Bishop, Electrical Engineering; EE Club. RETTA STANFORD, Dallas, Home Economics; Intersorority Council (president). Delta Theta Sorority (president, secretary, rush cap- tain). Kappa Omicron Phi (vice-president), AWS (president), Baugh House Council (president), HE Club, English Club, Pi Kappa Epsilon, Who ' s Who, and Coronation Committee. In the group at the upper right are: DANIEL R. SWANGER, Lebanon, Penn., General Engineering, AIME. GRADY M TRAXLER. Corpus Christi, Business Administration MYRA TROST, Kingsville, Business Administration; BBA Club, Alpha Sigma Sorority (secretary, treasurer). HUSSEIN USSAYRAN, Sidon, Lebanon, Horticuhure; Alpha Phi Omega, Aggie Club. In the group at the lower right are: TOM C. VERHETSEL, San Benito, Business Administration; A I Dance Band (vocalist), A Cappella Choir, Madrigal Singers, Band, BBA Club. JAY PHILIP WERNER, Corpus Christi, Business Administration. REGINALD WEST, Beeville, Health and Physical Education; HPE Club, T-Association, Student Union Governing Board; Fo ' - ' thall. DAVID NASON WHITE, Harhngen, History, History Club ANN WILLIS, Kingsville, Elementary Education; Pi Kappa Epsilon, Wesley Foundation. EDNA EARL WOODWARD, Kingsville, Elementary Education; Alpha Siqma Sorontv (secretary) ROGER YERICK, Kingsville, Chemistry; Religious Council, ACS (president) Alpha Chi HEDY ZEZULA, Runge, Elementary Education ALICIA A. ZUNIGA, Laredo, Elementary Education; Newman Club. JUNIOR William Putnam is president of the Junior Class. Bill Knaggs and Margaret Johnson are secretary-treasurer and vice-president of the Junior Class. In the group at left: Robert Anderson, San Augustine; Roger L. Anderson, El Campo; Richard Baetz, San An- tonio; Roman Barrera, Robstown; Willie Barrera, Heb- bronville; Richard A. Barton, McAllen; Rodney Beam- guard, Borger; Mildred Becka, Raymondville, and Roland Beckworth, Irving. Seen at right are: Jerry E. Bell, Mission; Kathryn Sue Bell, Fremont; Gloria Bluntzer, Goliad; Marlene Bluntzer, Goliad; Olivia Bluntzer, Goliad; Nancy Jean Bentley, Kmgsville; Wilbur Bohmfalk, Hondo; Robert C. Brandt, Appleton, Wis. JUMIORS Leslie Whitlock and Bill Heil are parliamentarian and reporter, respectively, of the Junior Class. The two were snapped while chatting in the library. -• " ' w ' fwM nr 11 »« I Caught by the photographer during an informal moment are Albert Hornung and Ervin Selcer, Junior Class repre- sentatives to the Advisory Board and Student Council. In the group at lower left are: James Bryan, Benavides; Jerry Bryant, Refugio; Beryl Burgess, San Benito; Mary Burwell, Kingsville; Marian Frances Callaway, Edna; Gerry Chambliss, Robtsown; Barbara Ann Cholick, Rio Hondo and Norman dinger. Bishop. In the group at right .are: Pat Compton, Bishop; Martin Conroy, Bay City; Dulia Correa, Raymondville; Glenn Cortez, Harlingen; W. F. Covert, Bishop; W. T. Cronen- wett, Harlingen; Robert E. Crook, San Antonio; Milton Davis, Corpus Christi; Floyd Harvey Dawson, Riviera; Maxine Coers Dietert, Kingsville; Betty Jean Doan, San Benito; Curtis A. Dowden, Freer •■U- :; JUNIOR V lf -mi v At top left are: Russell D. Edgerton, San Antonio; Barbara Fanner, Sinton; Samuel S. Fields, Jr., Fabens; Toy Fow- ler, Kingsville; Robert M. Franks, Bay City; and C. R. Fuentes, Corpus Christi, Seen at lower left are: Eleazar Garcia, Lyford; Doyle Geiser, Dallas; Pat Givens, Falfurrias; Elma Gonzales, Falfurrias; Oscar Gonzalez, Hebbronville; Teddy R. Gon- zales, San Antonio; Marsha Gross, Kingsville; Homer Guerra, Corpus Christi; Eugene Guyon, Victoria; Leon Hackfeld, Orange Grove; Wayne Hamilton, Kingsville; Jodie B. Hardage, Mission; Janet Harmon, Brazoria; Gay- nell Harrell, Robstown; and Robert Louis Hausmann, Refugio. In the group at- lower right are: Georgia Price Hawicms, Kingsville; Malcom Hays, Borger; William W. Heil, Jr., San Antonio; Kendall A. Kickman, Alice; Otto Hierholzer, Jr., Floresville; Preston Duane Hix, Raymondville; Albert Hornung, Jr., Robstown; and Francis C. Houts, Kingsville. ' sf- A ; ' i fe i ' ' JUMJORS At upper right are: Jerry Krivacka, Fayetteville; C. T. Kutschke, Riviera; Victor Larrumbide, San Antonio; Eldon Larson, Port Lavaca; Gloria Leal, Raymondville; and Fred LeLaurin, San Antonio. In the group at lower right are: Pat Lemly, Refugio; Harry Leonard, San Antonio; Margaret Lipe, Los Fresnos; Leland ' Long, San Antonio; L. E. Lopez, Kingsville; James Lott, Kingsville; Betty McKeand, Lyford; Don McNeely, Wes- laco; Charlotte Mahan, Raymondville; Jeanne Ivladden, Progreso; Cira Martinez, Hebbronville; Leopoldo Mar- tinez jr., Zapata; Flora Jane Mathews, Kingsville; Stuart Mayo, Kingsville; and David Meador, Corpus Christi. »ir; ' ■ IF In the group at lower left are: Joe Jemelka, Moulton, Margaret Johnson, San Antonio; Randolph Johnston, Alice; C. G. Jones, Corpus Christi; Margarite Kay, Alice, Seth Kennedy, Victoria; Eddy Jo Kirksey, Corpus Christi, and Arthur James Knaggs, Carrizo Springs. i f C P : m3 JUNIORS At far right Reggie West and Tommy Sanford roll up their sleeves before weighiag judgment on this odd assortment of freshmen. The annual Shirt-tail Parade was but a series ol mis- fortunes for freshmen students at A l. Above is the after- math of a pie-eatmg contest. At lowrer left are: Albert Mechler, Castroville; George E. Meyer, Kingsville; Wayne Meyer, Weesatche; Gilbert Mircovich, Ingleside; Valentine Mora, San Antonio, Patsy Muehl, San Antonio; Wade Thomas Murdock, Corpus Christi; and Elwin Myers, Kingsville. In the group at right are: Arthur J. Naugher, Freer; Belo Naumann, Robstown; Ann Nimmo, Banquete; Dorothy Norris, Woodsboro; Antonio Ovalle, Laredo; Bud Owen, Kingsville; Willis Dale Parker, Kingsville; Hugh W. Parks, San Antonio; George Pesek, Jourdanton; Bette Joan Priesmeyer, El Campo; Robert Purcell, Freer; and Samuel William Putnam, Edna. JUNIOR Harold Rucker chivalrously offers Jo Ann Howard a light in the cigar smoking contest. The little girl with the " Fresh Bait " sign won by two puffs and a draw. These freshmen chuckling to themselves out in the crowd are very happy with their situation. There wasn ' t enough time to get all the freshmen in the contests up on the stage. In the group at left are: Adan Ramirez, Falcon; Kenneth Rampmeier, Palacios; George Rhoads, Kingsville; Edward A. Richter, Laredo; John A. Riefenberg, Corpus Christi; Lou Edith Riggs, Brazoria; Rank Rivera, Alice; Janis Rus- sell, Bishop; Elsa Saenz, Banquete; Jose Rolando Salazar, Kingsville; Mario J. Salazar, Kingsville; and Laura Sal- dana, Kingsville. Seen at lower right are: Juanita A. Salinas, Kingsville; George A. Savory, Kingsville; Jack Schrock, Pharr; Joe Schutz, Flatonia; Ervin E. Selcer, Wharton; Annette Sieg- mund. Orange Grove; William M. Sinaer, Corpus Christi; and Edwin G. Smith, Jr., Corpus Christi. JUNIOR Shortly before the torch was set to Homecoming bonfire, the Sophomores battled the Freshmen in their annual tug-of-war. Long after the struggle had officially ceased, a few stalwarts were still contesting the issue at the edge of the mud pit. In this strange scene of fire and figures was born the seed of a Homecoming victory. Hundreds of A I stu- dents ringed the bonfire as it shot its flames skyward south of Javelina Stadium. At the edge of the crowd several band members stood in silhouette as they played " The Fight Song. " At left: Edwin Smith, Camp Ruby , Tom Smith, Devine; Dayton Stewart, Melvin, Richard Stone, Kingsville; Caro- lyn Stromberger, San Antonio, Pat Suggs, Corpus Christi; Joan Sughru, Kingsville, James Summer, Freer, Jean Sum- mer, Edcouch, Virginia Grace Swift, Laredo, Frances Tid- rick San Benito; and Maria T. Tinney, Bishop. Shown at right are: Larry B. Tompkins, Kingsville; Gil- berto F. Tovar, San Diego; Jacqueline Trentow, Beeville; Isidro Trevino, Sebastian; Harry Treybig, Bay City; and S. A. Trojcak, Robstown. " -s. v. ' - ; r.- " y - ' JUNIORS The Javelinas came to life in the iourth quarter with three touchdowns to hand the A I Homecoming crowd a 27-13 victory over Sul Ross. The cheerleaders were very happy. In fact, everybody pulling for A I was happy. " Wintergreen for president! Ladies and Gentlemen, there are going to be some changes made next Tuesday at the p olls — get out and vote. Vote for Wintergreen. " A pre-election incident. In the aroup at left are: Jack Truly, Lubbock; Robert Tur- cotte, Kingsville, George Underbrink, Kingsville; Robert Underbrink, Kingsville, Enrique Uribe, Brownsville; and William R. Vaughter, Mirando City. Seen at right are Marilyn Vismore, Kingsville; Gaylene Vogt, Corpus Christi; Ernest Wehring, Refugio; Edmund J. Wendel, El Campo; Jimmy Whitson, Agua Dulce; Lamar C. Winebrenner, Odem; William Wiseman, Kingsville Troy Woodward, Kingsville; Jo Anne Wortham, Weslaco, Mary Gene Wortham, Weslaco; Freddie Youngs, Booth, and Sidney Zirkel, San Antonio. JUNIORS And in November, Politics Became a Byword Campaigning in the presidential election was a stormy time for A I. Students and faculty took sides. Even the janitors paused in their never-ending tasks to discuss their political favorites in the fashion of most such dis- cussions — at the top of their voices. A " Students for Stevenson " group formed two weeks before the big elec- tion. The next night an " A l for Ike " club took up the challenge. The groups met in public discussion of the political issues, the session officially lasting two hours. (Members of the panel are shown in action above.) But students stayed and asked question after question (see picture at lower left). The next day students and faculty voted in a mock election. The outcome? Ike won. On November 4 members of both student political groups joined city organizations in bringing out Kingsville ' s big- gest vote, a whopping 82 per cent of the eligible voters. SOPHOMORE Margaret Goerner, Council Representative and Jane Loney, Secretary-Treasurer Chris Isensee, Vice-President Albert Fuller, Parliamentarian and James Coate, Advisory Board Representative In the group below are: Irma Diva Alvarez, Kingsville, Alton Anthony, O ' Donnell; Lawrence Aragon, Kings- ville; Nancy Atteberry, Mercedes, Roy Dale Awbrey, Kingsville; and Bill Baker, Alice. SOPHOMORSS Unusual campaign posters, numerous speeches and a special presentation assembly marked the Lantana election in the fall. Dorothy Zownrka and Mary Ann Harwood show one of the zany electioneering posters. J. E. Turner (right) leads the assembly in the A I Alma Mater. Included at left are: Teddy L. Barecky, Taft; Maria Saenz Basaldua, Kingsville; Barbara Behrend, Corpus Christi; Rich- ard Birkenholz, McAllen; Robert Black- burn, Kingsville; Oriana Bomar, Three Rivers; Raymond Bonona, San Antonio; Sandra Borg, Kingsville; Amond Doug- las Brownlow, Saspmoco; and John Bruce, Corpus Christi. In the group at right are: Louis Bucek, Kenedy; Jeannette Buchanan, Freer; Pe ggy Bunn, Freer; Carol Lee Burgess, San Benito; H. E. Conales, Fremont; Lily Canales, Fremont; August Caron, George West; Jack B. Causey, Bishop. C fMf OPHOMORES This pretty quartet sang words of praise for Pot Graham at the Lantana electioneering assembly. At upper right are: Don Craw- ford, Brownsville; Shirley Craw- ford, Cotulla; Jack Curtis, Cotulla; Kirk Dahlberg, Raymondville; Bill Davis, Qarkwood; and Jack De- viney, San Antonio. In the group below left are: John Chamberlain, Falturrias; Jo Clune, Fa- bens; Adela Cisneros, Corpus Christi; James B. Coate, Wink; Marcia Con- dron. Bishop; John Lee Conquest, Pharr; Mary Cook, Freer; and Bruce Cox, Corpus Christi. Seen at lower right: Betty Deyo, Mer- cedes; Betty Dossey, Cotulla; Sidney Douthit, San Antonio; Ann Dowden, San Antonio; Joe Edwards, Corpus Christi; Sue Elsik, Kingsville; Zoila Escobar, Ben Bolt; and James Eskew, Corpus Christi. • Wm " lip Mi SOPHOMORES Seen at upper left: Dan Evans, San Benito; Dorothy Lee Paris, Mission; Gary Fanner, San Antonio; Larrv Flower, Kingsville; Dan Fossler, Karnes City; and Benjamin Franklin, Freer. In the group at lower left: Albert Fuller, Encinal; Ike Galyean, Los Fresnos; Domitila Garcia, Kingsville; Inez Garcia, Falfurrias; Jesus Garcia, San Diego; Sylvia Gar- cia, San Diego; Zone Gardner, Roosevelt; Ann Garner, Kenedy; Arturo Garza, Hebbronville; Regulo Garza, Kingsville; Margaret Goerner, Kingsville; Joel Gomillion, Whitsett, Maria Gonzales, Robstown; Hayde Gonzalez, San Diego; and Lloyd Graham, Edmburg. Shown at lower right are: Pat Graham, Mission; Jack Guedin, Taft; Morris Hagqerton, Sweetwater; Andrew Hanson, Falfurrias; Travis Harrell, Charlotte; Jay Harri- son, Kingsville; Mary Lou Hartgraves, Bishop; and Wayne Hartzog, Rio Hondo, ' j% ' -il " fc. 4 n Mi. ft ' ■t f OPHOMORES In the group at lower left are: Henry Hassler, Soring; Kathleen Heaton, Edinburg; Anita Herrera, Falfurrias; Robert Hevland, Port Lavaca; Franklin Hlavac, Halletts- ville; Kathleen Higgins, Freer; Betty Nell Holman, La Porte; and Delwin Hunt, Bishop. At upper right are: Eugene Hunt, Taft; Ethel Hutchins, Edna; Chris Isensee, Clarkv ood; Robert Jacoby, Premont; LoRocgue Johnson, Alice; and Bobby F. Jones, Cotulla. Seen at lower right: Lu Ann Jones, KingsviUe; Richard Jones, Karnes City, Dorothy Nell Joyner, Kinasville; Don Karr, Raymondville; Max Keller, Rockport; Bill King, Cor- pus Chnsti, Raymond Earl Kirksey, Kingsville; Jo Ann Kirkpatnck, Kmgsville; Morris Kreidel, Fort Stockton; Howard Laos, HallettsviUe; Jane Laney, Freer; Toby Langley, Benovides; Charles Lawler, Rockport; Maria Leal, Kingsville; and Marvin Leggett, Robstown. SOPHOMORES Dick Humes as Romeo bids farewell to Juliet Bishop) in the darkness of the Capulet tomb. (Sue " Arise, one knocks. Good Romeo, hide thyself! " (A scene from the Footlights Club production of " Romeo and Juliet. " ) At left are: William Lewis, San Antonio; Robert Lit- tle, Kingsville; Hester Lockett, Brenham; Robert Loessberg, San Antonio; Paul Long, Corpus Christi; Alonzo Lopez, Rio Grande City; Mary Ann Lovel, Victoria; James Paul McCarley, Charlotte; Margaret McClane, Karnes City; Ernest McCollum, Browns- ville; Bobbie McDowell, Edna; and Ann Mclver, McAllen. Seen at lower right are: Karl McKinney, Houston; Billy Maca, Kingsville; Fern Marburger, Edinburg; William Martin, Cotulla; Sylvia Martinez, Encinal; and Florence Meyer, Kingsville. i %. OPHOMORES Capulet and Lady Capulet (Bill Cronenwett and Pat Bedford) sorrow over the tragedy that has befallen them. The " Romeo and Juliet " cast played to capacity houses on all three nights of its run. Dr. Ted Skinner (above) directed. Seen at lower left are Helen Miles, Tilden; Frank Miller, Houston; Stanley Minugh, Kingsville; Betty Monroe, Bena- vides; Ronnie Moore, Corpus Christi; and Shirley Moore, Fremont. In the group at right are Herbert L. Morgan, Callihan; Robert Murray, Raymondville; Richard Jordan Myers, Kingsville; Billie Rae Neuman, San Antonio; Mary Sue Oliver, Kingsville; Armando Oliviera, Benavides; Ann Overstreet, Mission; Homer Paez, Laredo; Nadine Parker, Weslaco; Patricia Patterson, San Antonio; and Nelson Pena, Falfurrias. fell SOPHOMORES Seen at upper left are Mary Jane Pfeiffer, Kinqsville; Rojelio Pina, Robstown; Jenell Pinson, Falfurrias, Richard Alle n Poteet, Pleasanton; John E. Pressly, Kingsville; and Ralph Pyle, Seguin. At lov er left are: Jerry Rader. Robstown; Marianne Ratz, Mission; Estella Reyes, Beeville; Marjorie Roberts, San Antonio; F. H. Rodriguez, Victoria, Mexico; Dale Rogers, Leakey; Charles Royal, Pleasanton; Francisco Ruiz, Alice; Miguel A. Romano, Alajuela, Costa R ' ca; Pat Ruby, Kingsville; Milton Ross Russell, Corpus Christi; Jay Rut- ledge, Bishop; Alvin K. Schubert, Kingsville; Hilbert H. Schubert, Banquete; and Louise Schulze, San Benito. In the group at lower right are: Kenneth Scott, Refugio; Wilbur Scott, Bay town; Barkara Scull, Odem; Wiley Nat Seago, Alice; James E. Seay, Pleasanton; Louise Sladek, Brownsville; Ronald Sinks, Charlotte; and Travis Smith, Rockport. o OPHOMORES Ever important in the lives of A I students is the Student Health Service. Here are staff members Lucille Delery, R.N., Dora Garcia, and Jean Constant, R.N. Here Marilyn Morris accepts a glass of tomato juice from Miss Constant. " It ' s the first I ' ve ever been photographed in bed, " Marilyn commented. In the group at lower left are: Max Stiers, Pharr; Nancy Stettler, Mission; Jesse Stuart, Pettus, Mary Alice Sum- row, KingsviUe; Wesley Taylor, McAllen; and Jerry league; Taft. Seen at right are: Peggie Thomasson, Edna; Florence Tibiletti, Victoria; John Thompson, Robstown; James Tol- son, Alice; William Treybig, El Campo; Britton T. Vincent, Kingsville; Gerald Wagner, Pharr; Milton Weikel, Los Fresnos, Gilbert Wheeler, Taft; Ruth Arden White, Har- lingen; Gloria Whitley, Kingsville; Edward Whitney, Port Isabel; Corene Weiderkehr, Benavides; Jim Wilkinson, Lulmg, Bill Wyche, Kenedy, and Al Yanez, Corpus Christi. FRESHMEN Layton Adams and James Agleton, president and vice- president of the Freshman Class, are shown above, as they visited Student Publications. Sam Ford, Student Council Representative, and Rudy Nichols, Advisory Board Representative for the Fresh- man Class, take a coffee break. In the group at left are: Jose Reynaldo Abelar, Kingsville Arnoldo Adame, Kingsville; Bobby Gene Adams, Aran- sas Pass; Layton E. Adams, Beeville; James Agleton, Bee- ville; Carole E. Alsup, Galveston; Armando Alvorez; Kingsville; Cecil Arnim, Sabinal. At right are: Charles Dewey Arnold, Freer; Emmett L. Arnold, McAllen; Loretta Atkinson, Falfurrias; Maria Louisa A Vila, Kingsville; J. C. Barclay, Sweeny; Gustavo Barrera, Falfurrias; Bobby Lee Beare, VHU; Walter Thomas Benedict, San Antonio; Lionel C. Betancourt, San Benito; Harriett Bingham, Freer; Sue Bishop, Kingsville; Harold Blanton, Rusk. FRESHMEN Randall Odom and Betty Lott, parliamentarian and treas- urer for the Freshman Class, stop to talk on the lawn near the old Administration Building. Doyle Christian, Advisory Board representative, scans the morning paper as he awaits the photographer ' s flash. John Muckleroy, not shown, is class reporter. In the group at left are: Richard J. Bohl, Devine; Robert R. Bonner, Kingsville; Glenn Booth, Corpus Christi, Wanda Bowman, Devine, Betty Bracey, Kingsville, Bel- va Braswell, Ronado; Arleene Bridgers, Kingsville, Gary O. Brown, San Antonio; Ralph Brim, Kingsville, Helen Brown, Chapman Ranch, Fred Frank Bucanek, Kingsville, Joan Bunch, Fremont Seen at lower right are: June Bunch, Fremont; Douglas A. Burkett, Lufkin; John Burns, Harlingen; John Campbell, Center; Wenceslao G. Cantu, Sarita; Ruth Carlisle, San Diego; Douglas Carlson, Edinburg; Jack Car-nal, Corpus Christi. FRESHMEN Several Kingsville musical groups joined A l in present- ing George Handel ' s famed " Messiah. " Directing the 30- piece Kmgsville string orchestra is Lloyd C. Herren. At right is Edwm Moyers. Both are of the Ail music faculty. One hundred voices, including the A Cappella Choir, the Girls ' Glee Club, and various church choirs, joined m singing the famous Christmas oratorio. A close-up of the choir shows Mrs. Carrie Bishop (dean of women) and Ann Mclver. At left are: loao M. P. de Carvalho, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Richard Chamberlain Jr., Uvalde, Fendol M. Chiles Jr., Tampa, Bobbye Clark, Port Lavaca; Weldon B, Clark, Kingsville; Joe Clem, Aransas Pass; Donald E. Cliborn, San Benito; John Coe, Kingsville; John E. Collins, Kings- ville, Sally Colvin, Harlingen; Larry Cone, Alice; Joe Couch, San Antonio; Dewey E. Cox Jr., Port Aransas; Corene Crane, Taft; Shirley Ann Crisp, Refugio, Doyle Christian, Bishop, In the group at lower right: Willis Coleman, Kinasville; Aired B. Culo, Kingsville; Eddie Keith David, Hebbron- ville; Matt Davis, San Antonio; Duayne Lester Dietrich, Kingsville; Flynn H. Dennis Jr., Kingsville. ik(:..ii i- ' ._; ■, " „ ' FRESHMEN At upper right are: Morrison Elledge, Brownsville, John Elliff, Banquete; Karen Jean Ellis, Mission; Joan Ether- edge, San Antonio; Tommy Evans, Devine; and Lillyan Mane Ewert, San Antonio Tn the group at lower right: Francisco H. Elores, Kmgs- ville; Sam E. Ford, Crystal City; Ruth Fletcher, Kingsville; Carleen Frazier, Falfurrias; Johnny Ervin Frazier, Dayton; Mary Sue Fry, Corpus Christi; Luis Fuentes, Kingsville; Gloria Olga Garcia, Kingsville; Joe F. Garcia, Kingsville; Maria Luisa Garcia, San Diego; Martha Garcia, Beeville; Rosendo Garcia, Kingsville; Miguel N. Garcia, Alice; Carol Jean Gardt, Kingsville; and Gaines Garland, Mc- Allen. Shown at lower left are: Marion Boyd Dickens, Carrizo Springs; Pete F. Dickens, Oilton; Nancy Dobson, San Benito; Robert L. Doucette, Edinboro, Pa.; Ronald Dudil- let, Kingsville; Jimmie Ruth Dunham, San Antonio; J. C. Eastman, Lytle; and Laura Edwards, Edinburg. FRESHMEN It ' s " ' tenshun ' " as Gen. Boatner reviews A l ROTC cadets. General H. L " Bull " Boatner, late of the Koje Island prison camps, talks with Dr. Potest and Col. Walker prior to a formal ROTC review. In the group at left are: Judy Garrett, Kingsville; Sofia Garza, Bruni; Gerald Gibson, Kinasville; W. E. GUliland, Edinburg; A. W. Green, Freer, Billy Wayne Gribbin, Kingsville, Maria Irene Guajardo, Kingsville; David Gus- ler, Rio Hondo; Clark N. Haldane, Pasadena; Elaine Hall, Alice; Pat Hall, Aransas Pass; and William Lee Ham, Three Rivers. Seen at lower right: Norman Hamady, Lytle; Ronald Hardy, Beeville, Joe Harfoush, San Antonio; Jack Harlan, Bishop; Janice Harrison, Benavides, and Mary Ann Har- wood, Kingsville. mmmm FRESHMEN What students were interested in was, " What happened at the Koje Island prison camp? " General Boatner sum- med up. " The Reds opposed authority, refused to negoti- ate, resisted, and were subsequently subdued. " Then, during the question and answer period. General Boatner was given many ticklish questions on Far East- ern foreign policy by students and faculty alike. John Dobson rises to ask a question. In the group at lower left are: Vernon H. Hatch, San Benito, Betty Lou Hawks, Kingsville; Larry Haynes, Bis- hop; Teresa del Carmen Herrera, San Luis Potosi, S.L.P., Mexico; Joe Bailey Hicks, Harlingen; and Clara Hinojosa, Raymondville. Shown at lower right are: Dorothy Lee Hodges, Los Fresnos; Lucile Hodges, Kingsville; Michael A. Hodges, Tucson, Arizona; John L. Hoffman, Corpus Christi; Qedus Hollas, Eagle Lake; Mary C. Holroyd, San Luis Potosi, S.L.P., Mexico; Archie Hook, Benavides; Jo Ann Howard, Cotulla;Esther Huegel, Mexico City; Jeri Ann Humes, Mirando City; Richard Humes, Mirando City; and Betty Jane Jarratt, San Benito. r,s-: ' . ,;f ' v " fvjSf. - V;.j FRESHMEN y " t f . ' At upper left are: Bryan Ernest Jauer Jr., Robstown; Odean Rowe Johnson, Bishop; Alan A. Johnston, La Grange, 111., Tom Jim Johnston, San Diego; Dean Joiner, Houston; and Clarence Johnson, Kenedy. At lower left: Reed J. Kennedy Jr., San Benito; Rose Key- worth, Alemeda; Charles A. Kirksey, El Dorado; Gary A. Klingaman, San Antonio; Charles Kret, Refugio; Eddie Krivacka, Fayetteville; Jack Krodell, Kermit; Margie La Bauve, Beeville; Donna La Pointe, Mission; Ann Ledlow, San Antonio; Angelita Lerma, Kingsville; Leopoldo Lerma, Laredo; Pat Levens, Mission; Anne Lewis, Bee- ville; and Dorothy Lindley, Beeville. At lower right: Max London, Corpus Christi; Minerva Lopez, Falfurrias; Betty Lott, Beeville; Scruggs Love, Mc- Allen; Jahala Loveland, Kingsville; Jo Lugo, Kingsville; Clyde Lytle, San Antonio; and Ross McBride, Fremont. FRESHMEN In the group at lower left ore: Yvonne McCartv, Pear- sail; Jerry McCord, Corpus Christi; Larry McDonald, Port Lavaca; Robert E. Machen, Donna; Georqe Madden, Progresso; Kenneth Malone, Baytown; Fred Markgraf, San Antonio; and Mary Sue Martin, Robstown. At upper right are. Max M. Martin, Victoria, John Mata, Woodsboro, Dewey Mayhew, Kingsville; John Maxwell, McAllen; Mary Lucile Meehan, Kingsville; and Ygnacio Mendez, RaymondviUe. At lower right are: James Sidney Menke, Kingsville; Robert Menn, Karnes City; Edward Meyer, Kinasville; Robert Miller, Weslaco; Mary Mills, Kingsville; Roy N. Milum, Los Fresnos; R. C. Minor, Eldorado; Robert G. Morris, San Antonio; John Muckleroy, Taft; Rex Thomas Murray, Kingsville; Manuel Munoz Jr., Riviera; Larry L. Nance, Rio Frio; Vince Joe Narcisco, San Antonio; Jose Narvaez, Kingsville; and Charles Newson, San Antonio. fRESHMEM Don ' t believe the sign in the window, girls — this is May Hall. The girls visited the men ' s dormitory during the informal open house December 17. Tom Verhetzel and Fern Marburger are shown chatting outside May Hall ' s famous green room during the dormi- tory ' s first open house. At left ore: Martha Noel, San Benito; Dalton Neill, San Antonio; Riley D. Nelson, Corpus Christi; Albert Nohe, Bloomington, Ind.; Bill Nowlin, San Antonio; Randal A. Odom, Three Rivers; Teodora Olivarez Jr., Falfurrias; Patricia Ann Oliver, Kingsville; Gloria E. Ortegon, Kings- ville; Agnes Orth, Kingsville; Vada Mae Owen, Rankin; Robert Plamer, McAllen; Larry Payne, Kenedy; Jackie Parkhill, Mission; Charles Peck, Freer and Fernando Pena Jr., Kingsville. In the group at lower right are: Jane Perez, Falfurrias; Eddie Mae Phares, McAllen; Don R. Pierce, Harlingen; Charles N. Pirtle, McAllen; Tommy Piatt, Harlingen; and Pete S. Pozder, Riviera. FRESHMEN At lower left: George Robert Price, Harlingen; Wilma Puckett, Kingsville; Mary Jane Pyburn; Alemeda; Alonzo Rameriz, Laredo, Lauro Ramirez, Falcon; Raymundo Ramos, Kingsville; Patricia Redford, Harlingen, and Dan Reagan, George West. At upper right: Pat Reed, Seguin; Lewis Reioux, Driscoll; Arnell Remmert, Bishop; Larry Ricks, San Antonio; Dick Robbins, Raymondville; and Harlon Robinson, McAllen, At lower right: Juvenal Rocha, Kingsville; Guillermo Rod- riguez, Raymondville; Reynaldo Rodriguez, Kingsville; David L. Ross, Skidmore; Mona Lou Rouse, Alice; W. Chester Runnels, Riviera; jack Ryan, Weslaco; Irma Doris Saenz, Benavides; Humberto Saenz, Kingsville; Maria Adelphia Sanez, Brownsville; Darwin E. Sanders, Post; Gerald B. Sandlin, Falfurrias; Sarah Santana, Rio Hondo; Patricia Saunders, Kingsville; and Molley Schlesinger, San Antonio. fi FRESHMEN December 18 was the day Santa came to Loitin Hall. Esther Huegal looks back as Nancy Lou Shindler re- ceives her shore of candy from Santa ' s helper. The week before Christmas was a feshve one for A I, Here the A Cappella Choir stops at Loftin Hall to sing a few carols. In the group at left: Coleman P. Schweikhardt, Pettus; Sam Seale, Port Lavaca, Joe Seiders, Austin, Frank A. Seao- via, Roymondville, Becky Sharp, Falfurrias, Frank Sharp, Horlmgen; Alan Gerald Shudde, Sabinal; Leo Sigle, Freer, John Jerrold Smith, Kingsville, Ruth Ann Smith, La Feria; O. Scott Smith, San Benito, Robert Spear, Laredo, V. W. Sponseller, Kingsville; Richard Stanberry, Kings- ville; Cecil Stedman, Brazoria; and Charles Stedman, Brazoria. At lower right: Norbert Sternadel, Mathis; Wayne A. Stewart, Kingston, Mo,; Ralph Studer, Robstown; Mari- anne Stutz, Mission; Joyce Swink, Freer; and Fred Tasto, Bishop. FRESHMEN Ail students combined fun and Christmas spirit at the all-college dance December 13. Admission was some toy for the Kingsville needy. Here Jenell Pinscfn, director of the Christmas dance, in- spects one of the toys given as admission. Vol Mora and the stag line look on. At lower left: Clovis Tate, George West; Donald Tefer- tiller, Alice; Robert R. Thompson Jr., Yorktown; Lucille Thomas, Kinqsville; Janet Tilghman, Brownsville; and Jacqueline Tilley, Devine. right: Phyllis Tilley, Corpus Christi; Julius Todd, Jrownsville; Alma Trevino, Kingsville; Richard A. Vigu- erie, Houston; Alfredo L. Villareal, Sarita; R. C. Wackwitz, San Antonio; Henry Fisher Wagner, Temple; Numa Ward, Baytown; John J. Weaver, Dilley; Kathrvn Webb, Kings- ville; Carl Whisenant, San Benito; Jay Whitlock, Corpus Christi; Allen Willburn, Alice; Bettye Wilkinson, Refugio; John Williams, Beeville; and Vere Wilson, Kingsville, if r ' i - ' i FRESHMEN " Sold to the young lady by the door for 39 cents! " Each year the Kappa Sigma Nu fraternity sells its pledges at auction to any girl willing to take them away for a few hours of menial labor — washing cars, shining shoes, etc. In the picture at right some obliging fraternity lads con- tributed to the initiation of some sorority pledges. The girls didn ' t mind a bit, except that some of them are still curious over who kissed them during initiation. A group ot traternity pledges smile prettily at the photo- grapher as they await the call of the auctioneer at the annual Kappa Sig Slave Market. At lower left: Vere B. Wilson, Kingsville; Emory Wright, Big Foot; George David Wright, San Antonio; Sandra Gail Wright, Laredo; Pedro Ybarro, Banquete; Jimmy Guy Young, McFaddin; Harry E. Zenner Jr., San Antonio; Betty Jean Zoiber, Lane City; Dorothy Lee Zowarka, Kingsville. s TUDENT LIFE The sorority pledges didn ' t get off too lightly. This pledge doesn ' t seem to appreciate the type face powder being applied by her big sisters Margaret Johnson and Ginger Nelson. The Flabby Faculty Five took their first Jelly Bowl victory in four years February 18 with the 43 to 31 defeat of the Intramural All-Stars. In a preliminary game the women ' s faculty team beat the Girl s ' Intramural All-Stars 41-37. Each year the campus religious organizations band to- gether under the leadership of the Religious Council to sponsor Religious Emphasis Week at A I. Dr. Robert Jones (center), pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Worth, was guest speaker during the week-long program. (Picture at lower left). He is flanked by Dr. E. H. Poteet and students Jack Heacock and Jack Pressley who had a part in planning the observance. Informal talks on religion marked some of the activities conducted during Religious Emphasis Week. Here Joe E. Brown, professor of economics, tells a group of women students " Just What Religion Means to Me. " (Picture at lower right). STUDENT LIFE Shortly before Christmas the men ot May and Seole Halls staged their first open house . This semester Bough held an informal open house and the male residents of the campus answered the invitation enmasse. In the picture at the upper left are a group of hostesses and guests making the most of the party. From left to right they are Betty Monroe, Nancy Daunis, Carolyn Strcmberger, Betty Holman, Judy Garrett, William Lewis, Gerald Shudde, and Matt Davis. At the right are Seth Kennedy, Jane Laney, Bill Lakey, and Tony Wehmeyer. Hussein Usayran gets acqainted with Tooran Pirayech, new arrival on the campus. Miss Pirayech is from Iran and Hussein is from Lebanon. Tooran, who lived a sheltered life in Iran, is dating now for the first time in her life. The A I A Coppella Choir was scheduled to go on tour. A rare South Texas rain, a ditch, and a short backing space were too much for the driver. The choir was two hours late in starting its tour. STUDENT LIFE At upper left Pat Redford, Nancy Atteberry, Vere Wilson, Mcry Ann Lovel, and Dick Stone rehearse a scene for " The Silver Whistle, " Ail ' s first theater- in-the-round production. The action of the play takes place in the garden of an old folks ' home in a very poor parish. Mary Ann, who is being helped onto the back of the wheel chair, plays the part of a gay old maid who manages to stay pleasantly " high " throughout the entire play. In the scene at upper right is Kirk Dahlberg, play- ing the role of a pompous tramp who strolls into the parish yard and turns it into a garden of Eden. The tramp is overcome by an old weakness and the sound of his voice. He proposes. The tramp holds skull practice with the church war- dens before their church bazaar, which features such attractions as bingo, an old fashioned shell game, plus refreshments. IjOn t ia Tnii ja tJl I i s a time; iarjur h ' z: — ' ' A pageant staged in praise of campus beauty With a parade, dancing, and much fanfare jg i t aK-- n Q aeef Q errie Queen Gerrie of the House of Brown, elemen- lary education major from McAllen, Head Cheerleader, Alpha Phi Omeqa Sweetheart ' 52, Footlights Club, Who ' s Who, Alpha Psi Omega. Pi ■R H ■ L ' il l 1 1 1 1 1 1 f 1 1 lilB I ' 1 H P - I H ' " ' - Prince Charles of the House of Holmes crowns Queen Gerrie in coronation ceremonies in Jones Auditorium. He is a graduate history major from Mercedes. f un J Q ueen JLad Sli " Lady Shirley of the House of Adams, senior elementary education major, Harlingen, Aggie Club Sweetheart, Miss Summertime Bathing Beauty, and Senior Class secretary. Lady Barbara of the House of Davis, senior elementary education major from Harlingen, Delta Theta Sorority, ' 51 Alpha Phi Omega Sweetheart, Who ' s Who, Student Council. 4 Ua.a ' Jady Lady Betty of the House of Owen, junior busi- ness major, San Benito, Engineers ' Club Sweet- heart ' 52- ' 53, TSCW Duchess to A M Ball, Maid-of-Cotton candidate. Lady Patricia of the House of Graham, sopho- more elementary education major. Mission, ' 52- ' 53 Delta Sigma Chi Fraternity Sweetheart, A(SI Cheerleader ' 52. " " Pa, ■ ' icta Jiad 0oU ' Lady Bobbie of the House of McDowell, sopho- more home economics major, Edna, ' 52- ' 53 Kappa Sigma Nu Sweetheart, Beta Gamma Sorority, Home Economics Club, ' 52 Lantana Lady. Lady Nancy Lou of the House of Shindler, sen- ior industrial arts major, Harlingen, Delta Theta Sorority, Miss A I ' 50, Drum Maiorette, Band Sweetheart, Who ' s Who, Alpha Chi. uj. n ¥ f nci ou LANTAMA TIME Lantana Coronation Queen Regent Dorothy Nell Faltin re- linquishes her authority to a new Lan- tana Queen as Charles Holmes crowns Gerrie Brown, Queen for 1953. Queen and Her Ladies At left are Ladies - in - Waiting Betty Mallernee and Shirle Moore with Queen Gerrie Brown. .-f V.t . V lANTANA TIME Lantana Ladies and Escorts Ladies and their escorts at the top of the page from left to right are Lady Shirley Adams and James Southwell, Lady Barbara Davis and Jack Cole, Lady Betty Doan Owen and Charles Owen, Lady Patricia Graham and Alexander McBath, and Lady Bobbie McDowell and Sam May. At the lower left are Lady Nancy Lou Shindler and Joe Paton. LANTANA TIME Royal Ministers The Prime Minister oi the Queen ' s Court is George Bogusch, senior chemistry major (rom Kingsville. He is a member of the Footlights Club, ACS, Alpha Phi Omega, Forensics Club, A Cappella Choir, and the Madrigal Singers. His duties as chief minister are to prepare the Lantana Coronation. Minister in charge of staging (upper right) is Dick Stone, unior history major from Kingsville. Others are Eddie Galvan, graduate music major from Corpus Christi, in charge of musical arrangements; Jenell Pinson, junior business major from Falfurrias, in charge of the Queen ' s reception; Barbara Behrend, sophomore art major from Corpus Christi; and Billy Jaime, senior music major from San Diego, in charge of parade arrangements. I AMTAMA TIMS Royal Ministers Ministers for float construction (above) are Alan Duoine and Jack Truly. Duaine is a Junior natural gas engineer from Corpus Christi. Truly is a junior business major from Lubbock, Below are Janet Harmon, junior elementary educa- tion major from Brazoria, costuming; Margaret John- son, junior HPE major from San Antonio, invita- tions, and Robert Franks, junior journalism major from Bay City, publicity. Above is Budge Threlkeld Sr., and Budge Threlkeld Jr., general adviser to the prime minister and gen- eral nuisance respectively Mr. Threlkeld is an instructor in speech. LAMTAMA TIME Royal Entertainers Lee Dismukes and Frank Miller perform during the purple sequence in a portrayal of earthy passion through interpretative dancing, (upper left) Lee Dismukes also performed in the red sequence in " The Dance of the Toreador, " (above) in which she enacted in dance the whole story of a bull fight, during which she kills and is killed. The legend of Johnny Appleseed was sung by the Madrigal Singers and enacted in modern inter- pretive dancing by Ridgell Lindsey, Jenell Pinson and others. This was part of the green sequence of the Coronation program. lANTAMA TIME Royal Entertainers " MS 103 is strictly for male students. Why don ' t you try the engineering department ' ? " suggests the ROTC commander in the Lantana farce on A I ' reg- istration. " Cock-a-doodle-dee! " cried this gentleman at the close of registration. Members of the Lantana Court seemed to recognize Milton Weikel ' s impersonation " AcSl has been good to me, " cried another one of the Royal Entertainers. " A I HAS been good to me, " he repeated and burst into " Hail AcSl, " as he left stage. Bill Cronewett was the impersonator. " Yes, this IS Extension One, " soys Alan Duaine. " You want what? Hmmm! Let me make a decision on that and call you back. " lAMTAMA TIME ■Jk. ■■■•■■■■■■■■■ i OUE£N GERRIE _R OW n i«aMHMHfeb31uaMHHak£§«IMIu .-mk. M Lantana Parade -iL Queen Gerne Brown waves at her subjects from the royal float. Ridinq on the bocks of the golden lions are Ladies-in-Woiting Shirle Moore and Bettv Mallernee. Lady Shirley Adams, dressed in scarlet, rides past the cameraman on her scarlet float Lady Barbara Davis rides behind two blue-and- white swans in the A I Lantana Coronation parade. Lady Pat Graham dressed in lavender, shares her lavender float with four musicians. Facing the camera are Travis Harrell. J. P McCarley, and Don McNealy. LANTAMA TIME Lantana Parade Lady Bobbie McDowell waves from the green float. In tableau on the forward portion of the float is a scene from the leqend of Frankie and Johnny. Lady Nancy Lou Shindler, guarded by Capt. Milam Simons and Capt. William Cowart and a gilt eagle. Nancy ' s color in the parade was yellow. Another musical organization. The Blue Notes, shares an extra float with a bevy of pretty A l girls. " That last fall v asn ' t funny— it hurt! " says tl:ie clown to himself, as he checks over his skates before rising to try again. In the U.S. Army Signal Corpus Reserve Officer Training Program At Texas College of Arts and Industries ROTC CADET COL. JOE PATON Battalion Commander CADET LT, COL. R. P. PARRY Battalion Executive Officer CADET ACTING CAPT. W. F. COWART Battalion Adjutant CADET ACTING CAPT. GRADY TRAXLER Intelligence and Supply Officer Cadet Col. loe Paton makes the presentation of Nancy Lou Shindler at the Second Annual A I Military Ball. Nancy Lou was named Honorary Colonel and Queen of the Ball. ' ' ' ' f r ' k%VsiP ' ' j: i- ' ACTING MASTER SGT. EDWARD RICHTER Battalion Sergeant Major ROTC Battalion Color Guard At right is the A I ROTC Color Guard formed by Rickey Nelson, Ray Allen, Richard Bitters, and Edward David. Battalion Band Company The ROTC Band (below) includes: Row 1: Paul Long, Cledus Hollas, Robert Thompson, and Jack Truly; Row 2: Otto Hierholzer (commander), Preston Hix (supply ser- geant), John Bill Burns, Vernon Hatch, Arnaldo Adame, Glenn Booth, and Gerald Bell (drum, major); Row 3: Gary Fenner, Glenn Cortez, Manuel Garcia, Bryan Jauer, and Richard Allen Poteet; Row 4: Francis Houts, Joe Hicks, George Price, Ernesto Zapeda, and Kendall Hickman; Row 5: Charles Royal, Richard Jones, John Fambrough, John Smith, and Wiley Nat Seago; and Row 6; Lloyd Gra- ham, Ricardo Garcia, Humberto Saenz, and Robert Morris. ROTC Headquarters Company Staff At upper left: Act. Cpl. Danny Fossler (guidon bearer), Act. SFC Robert Franks (supply sgt.), Act. M Sqt. Vol Mora (1st sgt,), Act. 1st Lt. Robert Tur- cotte (exec, off.), and Capt. Milam Simons (CO). Headquarters Co. 1st Platoon At left: Row 1: Ric iard Humes, Rich- ard Allenkamo, Rod Beaumguard, Don Cl ' born, [. C. Barclay, CecU Arnim, and Alan Bucek; Row 2: Gilbert Wheeler, Joe Clem, Teddy Bareckey, Layton Adams, Ernesto Barrero, and Ambrose Boubel, and Row 3: Don McNeely, James Aaleton, Gustavo BarreT-a, Ar- mando Alvarez, Richard Bohl, Harvey Coonts, and Robert Loessberg. Headquarters Co. 2nd Platoon At lower left: Row 1: Wayne Hartzog, Jack Curtis, Gary Bro ' n, John Coe, Harold Blanton, and Edmund Beck, Row 2: Rayner, Pybus, Harold Caylor, John Camobell, Jack Devinev, Robert Adams, Jack Carnal, and Wilton Work- man; Row 3: Chris Isensee, Joe Couch, Doyle Christian, Leo Casta on, Tom Benedict, John Conquest, Willis Cole- man, and Scruggs Love. i:. • ;.■.■.■,« ' ; ,-. " ;-iV:? ' . " :-..-J-Y ' .-; ;.M,- ' ' - ' i % ' . --j ' : ' - ' , ' !;i ' .-.-. ' ; ' 0 ' ; ' .f ' - :v: J-- ROTC A Company Staff At uDDer riaht: Act. Cpl, Henry Hassler (guidon bearer), Act. SFC Jerome Kri- vacka (supply sgt.), Act. M Sgt. Dan Evans (1st sgt.), Act. 1st Lt. Robert Brandt (exec, off.), and Capt. Reggie West (CO). A Company 1st Platoon At right: Row 1; Morris Haggerton, Kenneth Rampmeier, Ronald Dudillet, John Hoffman, Morrison Elledge, John Eastman, Norman Hamaday, W. E. Gilliland, Charles Johnston, and Troy Woodward; Row 2: Don Karr, Franklin Hlavac, Pete Dickens, Kenneth Malone, Homer Guerra, Clarence Johnson, Wil- liam Ham, and Ernest McCollum; Row 3: William Wiseman, Tom John- ston, John Elliff, Russell Edgerton, Alan Johnston, Bill Kindy, Jack Harlan, and H. N. Leonard. A Company 2nd Platoon At lower right: Row 1: Curtis Dowden, Don Scott, John Frazier, C. G. Jones, A. W. Green, Malcom Hayes, Robert Dougherty, and M. E. Hunt, Row 2: Larry Haynes, Charles Kret, Reed Ken- nedy, Eddie Krivacka, Luis Fuentes, and Rosendo Garcia; Row 3: Robert Little, Jack Krodell, Fred Legner, Del- win Hunt, David Gusler, and Rich- ard Birkenholz. IDiyE ■ ; ' . ' " i eP d -J nl R O T C i H B H|i 1 ■ ' ■S- ' l J jHn P B! J rWKtf - t Ips , %t i m 0 m _. B Company Staff At upper left: Act. Cpl. Randall Odom (guidon bearer), Act. SFC Jerry Rader (supply sgt.), Act. M Sgt. LaRoque Johnson (1st sgt.), Act. 1st Lt. C. R. Fuentes (exec, off.), Act. Copt. Leon Hackfield (CO). I B Company 1st Platoon At left: Row 1: James Coate, Raymond Bonoan, Manuel Munoz, Rex Murray, Dalton Neill, Teodoro Olivarez, William Putnam, David Sanders, and Douglas Brownlow; Row 2: Robert Purcell, Fred Markgraf, John Neil, Robert Palmer, Alonzo Ramirez, Guillermo Rodriguez, and Jack Schrock, Row 3: Wesley Tay- lor, Ross McBryde, Robert McCleskey, Charles Newsom, Dan Reagan, Ray- mundo Ramos, Jack Ryan, and George Pesek. B Company 2nd Platoon At lower left: Row 1: Robert Jacoby, Richard Laakso, Robert Miller, Charles Pirtle, Fernando Pena, Charles Peck, John Pressely, and Don Crawford; Row 2: Beryl Burgess, Alvin Schubert, Ygnacio Mendez, John Muckleroy, James McCarley, and Howard Laas; Row 3: Norman Clinge-, Lewis Reioux, Eugen Newsom, Larry Ricks, Robert Anderson, and Arthur Naugher. R O T C C Company Staff At upper right: Act Cpl. George Bab- cock (guidon bearer), Act. SFC Wil- liam Davis (suppy sgt.), Act. M Sgt. Wayne Hamilton (1st sgt.), Act. 1st Lt. Enrique Uribe (exec, off.). Act. Capt. Doyle Geiser (CO). C Company 1st Platoon At right: Row 1: Jerry Bryant, Willie Barrera, Fred Tasto, Carl Whisenant, Charles Whittle, Scott Smith, John Wil- liams, Pedro Ybarra, Darrell Norris, and Richard Stone; Row 2: Robert Murry, Joe Seiders, William White, Robert Spear, Kenneth Taylor, Julius Todd, and Sam Seale; Row 3: Arnoldo Alaniz, Jay Whitlock, Norbert Sterna- del, Don Tefertiller, and Jim Young. C Company 2nd Platoon At lower right: Row 1: Jackie Payne, Jimmy Simmons, Cecil Stedman, Charles Stedman, John Weaver, David Wright, Frank Segovia, James Seay, and Gerald Wagner; Row 2: Morris Kreidel, Harry Zenner, Clovis Tate, John Wright, Gilbert Villarreal, and Milton McKinley; Row 3: Max Keller, Wayne Quarles, Alan Shudde, Numan Ward, and Henry Wagner. ROTC Nancy Lou Shindler, senior industrial arts maior from Harlingen, was chosen Queen of the Military Ball by the ROTC Battalion Staff. Representing the ROTC Corps, she was elected a Lantana Lady. As Honorary Colonel in the ROTC, Nancy Lou was responsible for the training and participation of the ladies involved in the activities of the Cadet Corps. At lower left are Capt, Milam Simons and Carol Lee Bur- gess, sweetheart of Headquarters Company, a sopho- more home economics major from San Benito. At lower right are Copt. Reggie West and Jo Ann Kirk- patrick. Jo Ann is sweetheart of A Company. She is a sophomore business major from Kingsville. ROTC At upper right are Capt. Don Harvey and Dorothy Lind- ley. Dorothy, sweetheart of Company B, is a freshman industrial arts major from Beeville. At lower right are Capt. Doyle Geiser and Mary Cook. Mary is sweetheart of Company C. She is a sophomore business major from Freer. At lower left are Capt. Otto Hierholzer and Barbara Davis. Barbara is sweetheart of Band Company. She is a senior elementary education major from Harlingen and a member of Lantona Court. All company sweethearts have the rank of honorary cap- tain. Their duties as such are to escort guests of the ROTC during periods of special activities; to serve as hostesses for special social functions of the Corps; to serve as Ladies-in- Waiting to the Queen of the Military Ball; and to conduct such a course of etiquette as may be applicable to the various social functions during the school year. li i y| R O T C During registration week freshmen got their first look at equipment and installations available to A I ' s U.S. Army Signal Corps Reserve Officer Train- ing Program. At upper left Sgt. James A. Shores, Maintenance and Armory NCO, points out to a group of potential cadets some of the tools of the soldier ' s trade. At the moment of the picture Sgt. Shores explains the action of the Army ' s famous " grease gun, " a short range .45 calibre auto- matic weapon. At lower right are members of the Corps as they file into the Armory before roll call. Here they will claim their weapons from the racks and adiourn to the Drill Field for marching and arms drill under the direction of members of Col. Leonard F. Walk- er ' s faculty and staff and cadet officers. Anthony A. Gardt, military property custodian, is shown at lower left as he outfits ROTC Cadet Vol Mora. Cadets Dick Stone and John Elliff look on. Uniforms and all equipment used in the ROTC train- ing program are furnished by the government. R O T C Junior ROTC Cadets meeting requirements are eligi- ble to selection for commission and military duty upon graduation. With the signing of the contract comes a very welcome paycheck from the govern- ment at the end of each month. At right M S t. George S. Stott, Sergeant Major of Ail ' s ROTC regular Army staff, hands a check to Cadet Lt. C. R. Fuentes. Capt. Leon Hackfield, Cadet Lt. Robert Brandt, and other cadet officers await their turn. At lower left are company commanders and mem- bers of the ROTC Battalion Staff conferring on the drill problem for the day. In the foreground (right) is Cadet Col. Joe Paton. Kneeling from left to right are Capt. William Cowart, M Sgt. Edward Richter, Capt. Milam Simons, Capt. Otto Hierholzer, Capt. Leon Hackfield, and Capt. Doyle Geiser. Standing are Lt. Col. R. P. Parry, Capt. Grady Traxler, and Capt. Reggie West. At lower right are members of the faculty and staff of the Department of Military Science as they dis- cuss a drill field problem. Seated from left to right in the foreground are M Sgt. Fred Watson, Lt. Col. Leonard F. Walker, 1st Lt. Charles Elwell, and Capt. Randolph Cooper. Above them are SFC James A. Shores, Sgt. Robert Beavis, and SFC . Gordon Sonkey. ROTC At left is a scene during Gen. Haydon L. Boatner ' s visit to the A I campus. Gen. Boatner (center) gives the A I ROTO Battalion Staff a pep talk fol- lowing the formal review held in his honor. Civilian dignitaries and members of the ROTO teaching staff are seen in the background. Members of the A6,I ROTO King ' s Rifles ready themselves for a session of exhibition drill during the formal review held for General Boatner. King ' s Rifles Standing at attention in parade dress are members of the King ' s Rifles, A I ' s exhibition drill team. Membership to the team is voluntary and subiect to the confirmation of the ROTC general staff and Cadet Battalion staff. Rank in the team is by elec- tion of the group and is honorary. From left to right in the first rank are Eddie Richter, Bill Wiseman, Wayne Hartzog, Henry Hassler, Francis Houts, Bob Palmer, and Scruggs Love. In Rank 2 are Gerald Wagner, Rickey Nelson, Jerry Bell, Vol Mora, and Morris Kreidel. In Rank 3 are Dan Evans, LaRonue Johnson, Wayne Hamilton, Dick Stone, and Don- ald Karr. ROTC RAYMOND BONOAN SCRUGGS LOVE Commanding Officer Assistant Commander . ' .jM i jJ ,. Here is a story of sj First about the spirit of foptball The year ' s record in review S?ORT It ' s Saturday night. Javelina Stadium stands starkly silhouetted beneath the glare of the floodlights. A cool breeze from the north kicks up a light haze of dust as the Hogs and the opposing team warm up for the night ' s encounter. A hush fills the air as five thou- sand excited football fans await the kick-off. Smooth the wrinkle out of the blanket you are sitting on, get a firm grip on your date ' s hand, and you ' re ready for an evening of King Football. r PORTS The game has gone into the second half. The first string center lies injured on the sidelines. The Jave- linas are seven points behind and the visiting grid- sters are drivina for another score. Down on the Javelina bench Coach Mayhew drags on a cigarette as he scans the opponents ' offensive for a clue to a home team victory. Assistant Coach Ranspot checks with spotters high in the stands as a battle plan is formed. " Cover that left flat, he ' s slippmg behind vou again! " It ' s a tense moment for the Hoas. On the sidelines members of the offensive platoon shout advice and encouragement to their team mates. SPORT m ' .■ ' ;« Early in the fourth quarter the Hogs tie up the score. A few minutes later they take the offensive again, sending Reggie West crashing over for 15 yards. Then Fink scoots back for a pass, Norman Smith takes it in the end zone for another Jave- lina score. The ball is placed on the two. The teams line up. The ball is snapped. The kick goes high up over the uprights. It ' s good ' Five thousand people in the stands send up a throaty roar. The band joins the clamor with a few quick bars of the Javelina " Fight Song. " S?ORTS In the last few minutes of pldy the visiting team throws caution to the winds and plays a game of wide open football in a desperate attempt to even the score before the official ' s gun closes another chapter in Ail football history. Folks in the stands have a worried moment as the opponents drive deep in Javelina territory. Then the game is over. The Hog gridsters, tired but happy, head for the dressing rooms and the crowd pours out of the stands into the hundreds of cars gathered outside the stadium. Another game has been won. SPORTS The whole spirit of football doesn ' t rest just in the team. It lies in the hearts of the cheerleaders, in the students, in the good sportsmanship and friendly competition between schools. At left in an informal moment are the A6 1 cheerleaders. At the top are Gin- ger Nelson and Pat Graham. In the middle are Harold Rucker and Ridgell Lindsey. At the bottom is Head Cheer- leader Gerrie Brown. Below a gathering of A I and Trinity College students, hosts and guests for another grid encounter, meet infor- mally before the Student Union Build- ing. R. I. Cook at the microphone tells the visiting students what is in store for their pleasure that afternoon and what he hopes is in store for the Jave- linas that evening. f r. ?ORTS Along with the bone-crushing jars and thrill of football, comes the pageantry. Here ' s where the girls take to the field in brilliant uniforms and add to the entertainment of the evening. At the right is Nancy Lou Shindler, drum major of the A I Band. Below are the members of the Kingettes, A I ' s newly formed twirling corps. From left to right in Row 1 are Marianne Stutz, Martha Garcia, Dorothy Lindley, Mona Rouse, Margaret Johnston (head twirler), Sandra Borg, Jenell Pinson, Yvonne Mc- Carty, Mary Oliver, and Minerva Lopez. In Row 2 are Carleen Frazier, Laura Edwards, Ann Ledlow, Laura Henderson, Jimmie Ruth Dunham, Anita Her- rera, Becky Sharp, Bobby Clark and Patricia O liver. SVORT Below is the A I Band and Kingette Twirling Corps. In Row 1, from left, are: Martha Garcia, Mona Rouse, Pa- tricia Oliver, Mary Sue Oliver, Laura lean Henderson, Jenell Pinson, Bobby Clark, Minerva Lopez, and Anita Her- rera. Row 2: Sue Bell, Jimmie Ruth Dunham, Ann Ledlow, Margie Ehlert, John Riefenberg, Johnny Hoelscher, Harold Rucker, Ed Galvan, Don Pierce, Eddiemae Phares, Martha Noel, Yvonne McCarty, and Carleen Frazier. Row 3: Margaret Johnson, Sylvia Garcia, Betty McKeand, Dulia Correa, Humberto Saenz, Bryan Jauer, Bettye Wilkinson, Dennis Flynn, Jim Wilkinson, Manuel Garcia, Dick Garcia, and Nancy Lou Shindler. Row 4: Billy Jaime, Jesus Garcia, Richard Jones, L. F. Lopez, Edwin G. Smith, Karl McKinney, Bar- bara Ann Cholick, Robert Powell, James Lott, Gloria Garcia, and Vernon Hatch. Row 5: Elma Gonzales, Martin Conroy, Robert Morris, Emmett Arnold, Paul Long and Phil Cunningham. Dr. L. W. Chidester, director of the A I Band. SfORTS £5aa:50aaQC ' 5j i3» « p ' « n rv i M n. r 4 13 1 " ' vOl f Cl ■. • - 1 fr Javelina Football Squad Row 1: Walter Meier, Roland Beckworth, Joe Hollingsworth, William Putnam, Al Lopez, Wesley Taylor, Jack Guedin, Wayne Brusenhan, Al Yanez, Robert Anderson, Tony Thompson, Jerry Wilkinson, Oscar Gonzales, and John Campbell. Row 2: Robert Stevens (assistant coach), Robert Brandt, Robert Holloway, Jack Fink, Reggie West, Norman Smith, Norman Clinger, Tommy Evans, Delwin Hunt, Sammy Fields, Al Nohe, Joe Couch, Robert Young, and Dewey Mavhew (head coach). Row 3: E. Keith Ranspot (assist, coach). Jack Sports- man, Ronald Tibbett, C. T. Kutschke, Ken Perry, Sidney Douthit, Jack Krodell, Johnny Frazier, Herman Singleton, Edwin Smith, Rogerio Garcia, Charles Owen, Dean Groves, and Jimmy Steer. In one oi their easier moments Coach Mayhew and assistants Robert Stevens and Keith Ranspot pause long enough in their work to be photographed for El Rancho. W f ' ' $ ' ' :- ' mm r ' « V { f y r ' . ■m .0f PORT Al Yanez, Javelina scatback, scoots around end in the A I-Sul Ross game. Here he heads for trouble as he outruns his blockers. Bobcats Prove Too Much For Javelina Defense For the third straight year the Southwest Texas Bobcats crammed the bitter pill of defeat down the throats of the Javelinas. A I stood up to the on- slaught for three quarters and then weakened to lose 41-12. 31 87 The turning point of the game came in the score- less third period when A I fumbled twice inside the Bobcat 15-yard line after long drives. At the be- ginning of the fourth period the Bobcats capitalized on a roughness penalty and went over for a TD from the A I one yard line. The Bobcats were unstoppable after that. Despite the one-sided score, it was Javelina Full- back Reggie West that turned in the best perform- ance of the evening. West averaged over 8 yards per carry in 27 trips through the line for a total of 266 yards. The Bobcats scored first on a 15-yard, run by Pence Dacus, quarterback. Their try for extra point failed. On the first play from scrimmage Reggie West answered for A I with a 65-yard scamper up the middle. On the third play after A l kicked-off to the Bob- cats, Leo Chafin ran 57 yards to A l ' s fourteen. Ed Schmeltekopf went over for the tally. Later in the first quarter A I marked 67 yards and scored as Bob HoUoway led the way over the goal for Jackie Fmk. In the final period Fritz Loeffer scored once and Chafin twice. The other Bobcat score came just be- fore the half on a pass from Dacus to Schmeltekopf. CO-CAPTAIN JACK SPORTSMAN 3-Yenr T.ettermnn CO-CAPTAIN BOB HOLLOWAY 3-Year Letterman rr. PORTS Javelinas Drop Opener To Lumberjacks Despite a hard running game and a good passing attack, the Javelinas dropped a 14-12 thriller to the Lumberjacks of Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches. Offensively A l was on par or better than SFA, but the Javelinas ' defense failed to stop the Lumberjacks. The entire difference between the two teams appeared to be that SFA had the ball 16 more plays than A I. A I ' s three running backs, Joe Hollingsworth, Reggie West, and Jack Sportsman averaged over four yards per carry. Jackie Fink, quarterback, con- nected on seven out of thirteen passes for 69 yards. The Javelinas took the lead early in the game. West drove over for the first TD of the neason. The Lumberjacks answered the score with one of their own and went into the lead when their extra- point kick was good. In the final period the Lumberjacks scored again to lead 14-6. In the closing minutes the Javelinas punched over for their last score to lose by a 2- point margin. ROBERT BRANDT 3- Year Letterman ROBERT SMITH 3-Year Letterman P MfisbHsiiti ' TOMMY SANFORD 3- Year Letterman JACK FINK 3-Year Letterman AL LCILZ 3-Year Letterman 3-Year Letterman SPORTS Two-year lettermen pictured on this page are: (top row) Norman dinger, Ronald Tibbett, Regaie West, and Joe Hollingsworth; {at left) William Put- nam; and (at lower right) Walter Meier. Little A I Halfback Al Yanez is about to be downed by a swarm of Sam Houston linemen, (picture below) A I lost this game 41-14. Fort Sam Houston Edges A6tl 7-6 Despite a rejuvenated defense the Javelinas went down for the third straight time as they were edged 7-6 by Fort Sam Houston of San Antonio. Things turned out much brighter for the Hogs than expected. A three-to-four touchdown under- dog going into the game, the Javelinas kept the Rangers ' star-studded backfield pretty well bottled up all evening. SPORT Lr T.Mi H H 9 Wtc wF vj n H rvS • ik; h L.. ' Scoring started in the middle of the second quar- ter when the Hogs took over on the Fort Sam 47. Half a dozen plays later Jackie Fink passed to Brandt for the score. The extra-point try went wide. A short time later the Jovelinas fumbled on their own 32. The Hogs held for four downs on the one. A quick kick was blocked and the Rangers utilized the break for a TD two plays later. The extra point was good and that was the margin of their victory. Tiger tackier snuffs out a long run by little Al Yanez of A l in the 41-32 scor- ing contest between A l and Trinity. (Aiove) Al Lopez carries this time with Yanez leading interference in the same game. (Below) Other two-year lettermen are (upper right) Leo Castanon, Charles Owens, (right) and (bottom left) Norman Smith. £?■ ? Kx- s ?ORT Little Joe Hollingsworth (at top) scoots over the Lobo line and knots the score for A I in a last-quarter touchdown aaainst Sul Ross at Homecominq. Al Yanez (left) tries hard to circle the Lobo defense. Robert Caulk (52) comes in to help. Joe HollingsAforth (lower riqht) rips off another long gain against Sul Ross behind the interference of Bob Hollo- way. A6cl Loses Bout To Sam Houston 41-14 The Javelinas were passed dizzy at Huntsville as they chalked up their fourth loss in as many weeks. Riding on the arm of Donald Gottlob, the Bear- cats of Sam Houston State took the Hogs behind the woodshed for a 41- 14 trouncing. Suffering injuries from previous games, the Hogs fielded a make-shift line. The Bearcats added to the toll and Jackie Fink wound up the game doing all the ball carrying and pass- ing for the backfield. The Javelinas took the kickoff af+er the fifth Bearcat touchdown in the third quarter and moved 69 .yards for a TD. West carried and Al Lopez converted. Fink passed to Norman Smith late in the fourth period for ASrl ' s final score. Joe Couch set up the score on an inter- ception and a 44-yard runback. Mac Moore and Benny Boles led the Bearcat TD parade with two each. Larry Kieslinq and Bill Nelsort scored one each. Kiesling caught a pass for one extra point and Moore converted after four. 11 SPORTS Trinity Tigers Down Hogs 41-32 in Wild Scoring Spree In one of the wildest offensive exhibitions ever staged in Javelina Stadium, the Trinity Tigers out- scored the Javelinas 41-32. The Tigers proved that they could move both on the ground and in the air. It was their air attack that proved fatal for the Hogs. In the first half Alvin Beal, Tiger quarterback, passed 31 yards to Sam Sanchez, 30 yards to Fred Copps, and 55 yards to Tommy Majors for Trinity ' s tirst three touchdowns. Jack Lester added all three extra points. Fink passed to William Putnam for six yards and A I ' s first touchdown in the initial period. Al Lopez converted. In the second quarter Fink passed to Norman Smith for 30 yards and a second TD. Second-half touchdowns scored by Trinity were by Sanchez and Charles Brown on passes and Beal on a four-yard run. Lester kicked two of the three extra points. In the fourth quarter Fink scored twice on one- yard plunges and Smith scored on an 18-yard pass play. Lopez added one extra point. A I Downs Sul Ross Lobos 27-13 for First Victory A I ' s fighting Javelinds scored 20 points in the last quarter, coming from behind to down the Sul Ross Lobos 27-13 before A I ' s Homecoming crowd. The Javelina victory ended a five-game losing streak for the Hogs. The Hogs spotted the Lobos 13 points in the first quarter, but managed to get seven points back in the second period. After a scoreless third period, AcSI ran wild. It was quite an upset for the Lobos who had downed Sam Houston, which ran over A I 41-14 earlier in the season. Early in the game, after an exchange of punts, A I fumbled on the Sul Ross 34-yard line. A pass C. T. KUTSCHKE l-Yeor Letterman KEN PERRY 1- Year Letterman JACK GUEDIN 1-Year Letterman WAYNE BRUSENHAN I -Year Letterman JOHN CAMPBELL 1-Year Letterman HERMAN SINGLETON 1-Year Letterman GEORGE EDWARDS 1-Year Letterman ROBERT CAULK l-YeoT Letterman SPORTS resulted m a Lobo touchdown. The try for the point was wide. In the second period the Hogs fumbled again, this time on their own 24. The Lobes scored easily with Bingham carrying and Ronnie Size- more converting. A I took the kickoff on the 30 and started a drive that went for a TD with Reggie West carrying and Al Lopez converting. On the first play of the fourth period Joe Hollingsworth tied up the score and Lopez converted for a one-point lead. West and Jack Sportsman carried for the other two A I touchdowns. Lopez converted once more. Wildcats Drub Javelinas In First Conference Game The never-say-die Abilene Christian Wildcats came roaring back in the second half to run over the Javelinas 48-13 in Abilene. A I scored first v hen Reggie West climaxed an 82-yard drive with a TD. Al Lopez converted. ACC started a drive, but the Hogs stalled them on the five-yard line early in the second quarter. A punt into the wind by Jack Sportsman went out on the 32. The Wildcats took the ball from there and went over to score. A I led 7-6 at halftime. On the second play of the second half the Hogs added one more score with Joe Hollingsv orth carry- ing the package 66 yards around end. West made the TD from the ten in two tries. From then on it was ACC ' s game. Tv o fumbles on the A I 15-yard line handed the Wildcats two touchdowns. A third A I fumble on the 26 set up another ACC score and ended scoring in the third period- The Wildcats added 14 more points in the final period. Norman Smith, lanky Javelina end, shoves aside a would-be McMurry tackier and picks up a sizeable gain for the Hogs. At the bottom of the page, from left, are one-year lettermen Wesley Taylor and Al Yanez and squad- men Delwin Hunt, Robert Anderson, and Rob- ert Young. C-f. PORTS A I Tops Howard Payne For First Conference Win The Javelinas scored 14 points in the second quar- ter, then held the Howard Payne Yellow Jackets to seven points to chalk up their first conference vic- tory of the year. A I put together two 60-yard drives in the early stages of the second period and spent the rest of the evening protecting the lead. Reggie West was the leading ground gainer of the game, besting Howard Payne ' s Melvin Lindsey for the total offense lead in the conference. A l ' s first score came after a series of short gains with West carrying over from the one and Al Lopez converting. Shortly thereafter the Hogs took a punt return and started a drive which tallied on Jackie Fink ' s bootleg play from 30 yards out. Ben Sudderth scored the only touchdown for the Yellow Jackets. A penalty nullified an earlier attempt by Melvin White. The game ended with A6tl on the Howard Payne 13. Jackie Fink passed to Sportsman, who carried the ball over from 30 yards out for the first score for the Javelinas in the A6,I-McMurry game. Final out- come was McMurray 21, A I 20. From left to right at the bottom of the page are squadmen Tony Thompson, Joe Couch and Al Nohe. m , « ;•- S?ORT Kangaroos Surprise Hogs at Sherman In a typical A6 I-Austin College finish the Kan- garoos edged the Javelmas 24-20 with a last-minute passing attack. It was a wild game, marked by passing and penalties, and a disagreement between officials, players, and coaches over the keeping of time. A6.I had one touchdown called back and the officials stopped another Javelino well on the way for a score with no one near him. The game started m quiet enough fashion. Two Austin College drives were stopped by the Jave- linas deep in A I territory The start of the second period was the signal for fireworks to begin. On the first play in the period the Hogs scored on a 49-yard pass from Fink to Robert Brandt. After the kickoff the Kangaroos were forced to punt. Roland Beckworth received for A l and ran to Austin ' s 14-yard line, fumbled, and Jack Sports- man recovered for the Hogs. Reggie West scored and Al Lopez converted. Midway in the third period the Kangaroos sparked a 73-yard drive for a touchdown. Jerry Sims of Austin carried. Austin scored again m tne lourtn period when Billy Bookout drove over from the twelve. A I fol- lowed the tally with a score of their own. Sports- man carrying and Al Lopez converting. Charles Bons of Austin scored on a 15-yard pass from Don Watson. The final tally came after a flurry of Austin College passes, a penalty, and the error in time keeping. Sims caught a five-yard pass from Watson for the score. Joe Hollmgsworth tries for the center oi the line in the Howard Payne game as a horde of Yellow Jacket tacklers sweep in to end the play. From left, at the bottom of the page are squad- men Jerry Wilkinson, Tommy Evans, Sidney Douthit, Johnny Frazier, and Jim Steer. H.., ' ' i li Ct PORTS Last-Minute Touchdown Gives McMurry Victory The McMurry Indians came from behind in the final minutes to down A I 21-20 and claim second place in the Texas Conference. McMurry took a 14 point lead in the first quar- ter, but the Javelinas came back to score once in each of the remaining periods. Al Lopez kicked the first two extra points, but Bill Sisson, McMurry tackle, stopped the third conversion. With less than three minutes left in the game and A l leading 20-14, Mickey Martin passed to Buddy Fornes for 41 yards and a McMurry TD. Phillip Conanway converted for the Indians. The first Indian score came on a punt return by Hartwell Martin. The second came one minute later when Bob Loving intercepted a pass on the A I 26 and went for the TD. All of the Javelina scores came on passes. Jackie Fink passed to Sportsman for 30 yards and the first score. Sportsman scored the second on a 29 yard pass play. Norman Smith made the other tally from 44 yards out. Javelinas Romp to Victory over Heroico Colegio Militar Sergio and Felipe Lopez Tello were co-captains of the ill-fated Eagle team from Heroico Coleqio Mili- tar. The game was played in the rain at Harlingen November 29. Four and a half minutes deep in the game Jack Sportsman scored for A I, and Al Lopez converted, the first of his seven extra-point completions. Sports- man and Lopez repeated for A I a few minutes later. Half-time score was 35-0. The Javelinas wrapped up their 1952 grid season with a rousing 49-0 victory over Heroico Colegio Militar of Mexico at Harlingen in A I ' s first Inter- national Bowl game. The Hogs struck like lightning through the rain and mud and cold, but unlike lightning they struck often in the some spot. The team from the West Point of Mexico was completely outclassed and outweiohed Other A5tl scores came on a pass from Jackie Fink to Norman Smith, again on the same combina- tion, a 24-yard run by Wesley Taylor, a 20-yard run by Joe Hollingsworth, and Fink to Sportsman for the final score. From left to right at the bottom ot the page are squadmen Rogerio Garcia, Edwin Smith, Jack Kro- dell, and Oscar Gonzales. }i;- ' n ■ i i fiMi SPORTS Joe Couch and Rod Beamguard (upper left) fight for the ball as two McMurry players dive for it. Bob Brandt (16, at left) tries for a score with an ACC eager hanging onto the ball . Joe Couch (24) stands by as Brandt is mobbed under the basket. Beamguard (12) lifts the ball off the fingers of a Wildcat player. The A I Season Record is as follows Dec. 1 - Kingsville NAAS 71 — A(SI 56 Dec. 4 — Southwestern U ,.57 — A l 51 Dec. 5 — Southwestern U. . 78 — A(SI 59 Dec. 12 — Kingsville NAAS .... 65 — A I 69 Dec. 18 — Abilene Christian ,. 78 — A6,I 55 Dec. 19 — Abilene Christian . 74 — A l 65 Jan. 16 — McMurry ...... 67 — A I 59 Jan. 17 — McMurry 102 — A l 79 Jan. 26 — Howard Payne . .. 70 — A I 62 Jan. 27 — Howard Payne . . 85 — A I 48 Jan. 30 — Abilene Christian .... 90 — A I 68 Jan. 31 — Abilene Christian .. . 78 - A I 48 Feb. 9 — Howard Payne 96 — A I 61 Feb. 10 — Howard Payne 92 — A I 57 Feb. 13 — Austin College 80 — A I 70 Feb. 14 — Austin College 94 - A I 72 Feb. 20 — Austin College 96 - A I 71 Feb. 21 — Austin College . 103 - A I 80 Feb. 26 — McMurry .83 - A I 68 Feb. 27 — McMurry 86 - A I 68 CK PORTS Delwin Hunt steals the ball ' and breaks for the basket as Alvin Schubert and Jerry Wilkinson assist. Jack Krodell makes a difficult shot from behind the basket. Schubert (11) moves in to take the rebound. Rod Beamguard hooks a shot as two McMurry guards attempt to break up the play. SEASON STANDINGS Team W L ACC 15 10 Howard Payne 12 12 Austin College 10 12 McMurry 9 14 A l 1 19 CONFERENCE STANDINGS ACC -. 12 2 Howard Payne 9 5 Austin College 9 7 A I 16 SPORTS r it " ) 1f ' El ( ' 16 ' 15i i8 24 f(10 Members of the lavelina Basketball squad shown above are: Row 1 — Oscar Gonzales, Jerry Wilkinson, Vol Mora. Tommy Evans, Mai Hays, Marvin Leggett, and Rod Beam- guard; Row 2 — Norman Smith, Robert Brandt, Delwin Hunt, Al Nohe, Joe Couch, Jack Krodell, Jack Curtis, and Alvin Schubert Jr. At lower left is Keith Ranspot, coach. Bob Brandt is a two-year letterman who was named to the second-string All-Conference team last year. He has lettered three years in football and two years in track. Rod Beamguard lettered two years in track and basket- ball at Frank Phillips Junior College. He earned his first letter with the Hogs this season. i :t: SPORTS Joe Couch is an 18-year-old freshman from Bracken- ridge High School in San Antonio. Jack Curtis is a 21 -year old sophomore from CotuUa. In high school he lettered three years in football and basketball, two in track, and one in baseball. He is a squadman for the Javelinas. Delwin Hunt, returning squadman from last year, earned his first letter with the Javelinas this season. Marvin Leggett is a transfer student from Wharton Junior College. He lettered in football and basket- ball at Hempstead. His home is at Bloomington. He earned his first A l letter this season. From left at bottom: Al Nohe comes from Blooming- ton, Ind. The only ex-service man on the team, he is a squadman. Val Mora is a squadman from last year. His home town is San Antonio. Norman Smith earned his second letter this season in basketball. He has also lettered in track and football. He is a 19-year o ' d sophomore from Three Rivers. Alvm Schubert graduated from intramurals last year and lettered his first time out for the varsity. He is an 18-year old sophomore. SFORT S Henry Hassler (center) carries the ball for the Kingsville Club in the All- College Intramural Touch Football Championship game with the Aggie Club. The Aggies won 6-2. The Aggie team included: Row 1 — Sam Seale, Belo Naughman, Roy Wessle- man, Wilbur Scott, Leslie Whitlock, Kenneth Rampmeier, Milam Simons, Albert Fuller, and Charles Newson; Row 2 — Billy Cowart, Ervin Selcer, Roger Anderson, Buddy Ward, Leroy Schneider, Al Hornung, Marvin Leg- gett, and Jim Southwell. The Kingsville Club included: Row 1 — Jim Summers, Bobby Thompson, Fred H. Dierke, Bill Coleman, Larry Flowers, and Alvin Schubert; Row 2 — Jimmy Alexander, Curtis Dowden, Jim Bob Harrison, T. E. Fowler, Henrv Hassler, Stuart Mayo, and Weldon Clark. CK PORTS The Engineers defeated Westervelt-Flato 41-38 for the All-College Intramurals Basketball Champion- ship. The Engineers Club squad included Row 1 — George Savory, Joe Read, Howard Morris, James Boswell, and Joe Schutz, Row 2 — Max Martin, Joe Edwards, Cledus Hollas, Alan Johnston, and Richard Poteet. The Westervelt team included: (seated) George Pesek, and Dickey Bohl; Row 2, Bill Treybig, Sonny Brown, and Joe Gomillion. At lower right are members of the A I All-College Billiards Team which represented A I in the Inter- collegiate Telephonic Billiards Tournament. They won fourth in Area IV. From left to right are Harry Treybig, George Savory, and Bill Krueger. PORTS The Javelina Hall volleyball team (upper left) composed of Robert Miller, David Schulze, John Weaver, Billy White, Bobby Denning, Richard Hinman, and Bill Spannagel, de- feated the Engineers Club to win the intramural volley- ball title. At lower left is the Engineers basketball team which de- feated the Flato five 41-38 to become the intramural champs. The Engineers Club team is composed of Randall Odom, Cledus Hollas, Wayne Meyer , Joe Read , Joe Ed- wards, Duaine Read and Jimmy Whitson. At lower right are the four boys who met in the finals of the badminton tournament. The winners, playing for the Engi- neers Club, Fred Williams and Joe Schutz, are shown on the left, and the second place winners, Eddie Richter and J. P. McCarley, playing for the Baptist Student Union, are shown on the right. CK PORTS At upper right are Bob Powell and Joe Read .winners of the table tennis doubles title. Powell and Reed, playing for the Engineers, defeated Dowden and Harrison of the Kings- ville Club 21-11 and 21-12. P George Savery, lower right, captured the table tennis championship for the Engineers Club by downing Larrv Fowler of the Kmgsville Club 21-14, 15-21, 21-12. The picture at left shows Ralph Price of the Health and Physical Education Club and the Engineers Club entry in the badminton singles contest, Jack Buckle. Buckle defeated Price to give the Engineers another victory. i Not all our activities were in the classroom Our participation in more than 50 organizations proved that. So here is a brief glimpse of club activities . . . CLUB Acnvmss Above are scenes from the sorority presentation dance. Gwyn Scheel pours punch for Mono Rouse and Jack Krodell. At left, the Alpha Sigma Sorority and potential rushees seem to be enjoying themselves. The Delta Thetas (left) had a slumberland theme for their rush party. Carleen Frazier performs during the Bough Hall Pajama Party held last fall at Loftm. Dean Richards (sponsor), Emmett Arnold and Pey- ton Randolph are seen, at lower right, chatting at the APO fall smoker. CLUB AcnvrriEs Ginger Nelson, Fluff Tibiletti, Bobby McDowell, and Zane Gardner found that while milking a coke bottle was simpler than milking " Old Bossy " it was still a rather involved process. As part of the door prize at the Aggie Bam Dance Mrs. David Neher received a junior billy goat. Making a presentation is C. L. Kucherka. The witches really rode at the Newman Club ' s Hallow- e ' en party. It seems that a few of Satan ' s other helpers were also present. It wasn ' t Loftin Hall chow that made these boys drain the punch bowl at the opening of the Methodist Student Center — the punch was simply extra good! M m CLUB AcnvrriE That the role of stagehand isn ' t all drudgery was shown by Yvonne Mc- Carty, who was snapped by the photographer as she clowned backstage following the performance of " Romeo and Juliet " last fall. After the many weeks of work put into the pro- duction by the cast and stage crew, it is even doubtful that the Statue of Liberty would object to Yvonne ' s parody. Lee Dismukes, garbed for the role of Benvolio in the Footlights Club pro- duction of " Romeo and Juliet, " relaxes between scenes. Lee played this dif- ficult role convincingly enough to fool her closest friends. In the picture to the right George Bogusch plays the dramatic death scene of Mercutio to the hilt. Dick Humes (Romeo) and Lee Dismukes (Benvolio) show their deep- est concern for the death of their friend. The play opened to full houses each night of its three-day run, drawing bus loads of students from schools more than a hundred miles away, plus townspeople and the usual attenda nce of the A I student body. »ii i !§«sS :i«« jwJ ' Lee Dismukes receives an armful of roses on being presented as sweet- heart at the annual Press Club Back- ward Dance February 14th Bob Franks does the honors ;;;.:_ A:i::.: :■-■ " " " . ' . ' orst of it as Kappa Sig pledges stage their annual revolt during Hell Week initiation. RELIGIOUS Religious Council The Religious Council coordinates student religious ac- tivities. Members from each campus religious group serve as representatives to the Council. Officers are Jack Pressly, president; Nancy Atteberry, vice-president; Nadine Parker, secretary-treasurer; Richard Bohl, Advi- sory Board representative; and Lamar Winebrenner, re- porter. From left to right, in Row 1, are J. E. Turner (sponsor), Atteberry, Hester Lockett, Parker, and Pressly. In Row 2 are Winebrenner, Johnny Hoelscher, and Jack Heacock. RELIGIOUS Baptist Student Union The aim of the Baptist Student Union is to promote study, devotion, and Christian fellowship among students. Each year this group brings to the campus a " Campus for Christ Campaign. " Membership is composed of students who attend some Baptist Church or some Baptist organi- zation. The home of this organization is across the street from lones Auditorium Officers for 1952-53 are Lamar Winebrenner, president; Betty Zoiber, devotional vice-president, Mary Ann Lovel, social vice-president; Edwin Smith, enlistment vice-president; Wilma Puckett, secretary; Don McNeely, music director; Don Cliborn, in- tramural representative; John Bill Burns, reporter; Morris Meyers, Religious Council representative; Glen Booth and Don Karr, mission chairmen; Mary Alice Sumrow, Young Women ' s Association representative; Bob Morris and Dorothy Lindley, church representative; and Donal Timmons (sponsor). In Row 1 are Morris, McNeely, Lind- ley, Zoiber, Lovel, Winebrenner, Sumrow, Puckett, Burns, Smith, Timmons. In Row 2 are Belva Braswell, Loretta Atkinson, Dorothy Hodges, Elaine Denson, Joyce Swink, Bettye Priesmeyer, Laverne Winebrenner, Barbara Davis, Yvonne McCarty, Jimmie Ruth Dunham, June Bunch, Joan Bunch, Helen Ruth Houston . In Row 3 are Randall Odem, Tommy Piatt, Mitchell Galyean, Ed Kirksey, Karl Mc- Kinney, Vernelle Crofford, Ann Nimmo, Dons Blanton, Jackie Tilley, Ronald C. Wackwitz, Richard Martin, James Lott, and Eugene Guyon. . ;0 RELIGIOUS Canterbury Club The Canterbury Club is an organization open to all Epis- copalian students. Its purpose is to promote, through the culture and friendship of the Episcopalians in Kingsville, spiritual, intellectual, and social interests of all the Epis- copalian students who come to A 1. Officers are Robert E. Crook, president; Bill Lewis, vice-president; Mary Burwell, secretary-treasurer; Lou Edith Riggs, Advi- sory Board representative; Lee Dismukes, program chair- man; and Janet Harmon and Hester Lockett, representa- tives to the Religious Council. In the picture above, from left to right, Row 1 are Rev. Harold Nichols (sponsor), William Lewis, Robert Crook, Mary Burwell, Lee Dis- mukes, Edith Cousins (sponsor), and Dr. J. W. Howe (sponsor). In Row 2 are Clark Haldane, John Hoffman, Richard Rhoad, Emily Morrison, Janet Tilghman, Janet Harmon, and Her-ter Lockett. REUGIOUS Newman Club The Newman Club is an organization founded with the purpose of uniting Catholic students on the campus and bringing to them a better understanding of their faith. The club is affiliated with the Catholic Welfare Society. Officers are Johnny Hoelscher, president; Vol Mora, vice- president; Dulia Correa, secretary-treasurer; Lucile Mee- han, Advisory Board representative; Marlene Bluntzer, reporter; Olivia Bluntzer, alumni secretary; Richard Bohl, Religious Council representative. In Row 1 are Bettye Wilkinson, Bluntzer, Correa, Bohl, Mora, Hoelscher, Rev. Joseph Arrah Belom (sponsor), Bluntzer, Meehan, and Florence Meyer. In Row 2 are Barbara Cholick, Teresa Herrera, Elma Gonzales, Filomena Garcia, Maria Garcia, Alicia Aguilar, Anita Herrera, Hayde Gonzales, and Angelita Lerma. In Row 3 are Victor Larrumbide, Alonzo Lopez, Miguel Romano, Martha Garcia, Bluntzer, Estella Reyes, Gloria Leal, Sylvia Martinez, Oscar Gonzales, David Salinas, and George Pesek. In the back row are Larry Aragon, Raymond Perez, Pedro Luna, Bob Under- brink, George Underbrink, William Treybig, Andrew Han- son, Roy Wesselman, Edmund Wendel, and Noe Saenz. " iiim RELIGIOUS Wesley Foundation The Wesley Foundation is a Methodist student organization with the avowed purpose of showing the value of the church in education and the meaning and place of the home, to discover the Will of God, and to promote its program in personal living. The Methodist Student Center is north of Jones Auditorium on Armstrong. Officers are Jack Heacock, presi- dent; Monte Cunningham, vice-president; Betty Deyo, secretary; and Advisory Board repre- sentative; Milton Russell, treasurer; Nancy At- teberry, representative to the Religious Coun- cil. In Row 1 are John R. Gibbs (sponsor), Eddiemae Phares, Atteberry, Russell, Heacock, Cunningham, Deyo, Betty Holman, and George Bogusch. In the second row are Margaret Lipe, Louise Schulze, Patsy Muehl, Peggie Thomasson, Margaret McClane, Margaret Goerner, Jeanie Meurer, Maria Avila, and Mar- tha Noel. In the back row are Fred Bucanek, John Riefenberg, Bill Heil, Dale Rogers, Sidney Zirkel, Herbert Morgan, James Eskew, James McCIane, and Richard Jones. RELIGIOUS Westminster Youth Fellowship The Westminster Youth Fellowship is com- posed of Presbyterian students who work to promote Christian ideas on the campus and in the community by working through the church and by bringing young people together in Christian love and fellowship. Officers are Dick Stone, president and representative to the Advisory Board, Jack Pressly, first vice- president; Nadine Parker, second vice-presi- dent; Lucile Hodges, secretary and reporter; Arleen Bridgers, hostess; Mary Sue McCurdy and Bill Wiseman, recreation chairmen; and Danny Fite, worship chairman. Pictured in Row 1 are Hodges, Pressly, Stone, Wiseman, Parker. In Row 2 are Luann Jones, Ray Allen, McCurdy, Danny Fite, Ann Lewis and Danny Fossler. SOCIAL Intersorority Council The Intersorority Council is an organization designed to bring a greater unity among the three campus sororities. Each year the group coordinates rush week activities and conducts an intersorority presentation dance and recognition day for the pledges. The Council is com- posed of the president, two representatives, and one fac- ulty sponsor from each group. Officers include Jeanie Meurer, president; Barbara Novak, vice-president; Len- ette Jones, secretory-treasurer; and Jeanie Meurer, Advi- sory Board representative. Sponsor, Mrs. Carrie Lee Bis- hop, dean of women. In the front row are Dorothye May- berry, Mary Ethel Nelson, and Retta Stanford. In the back row are Nancy Edgar, Margaret Gordon, Mrs. Bis- hop, Novak, Meurer, Jones, Margaret McClane, and Jeanette Wieser. OCIAL Beta Gamma Sorority The Beta Gamma Sorority carries out a program which emphasizes character building, creative living, and social development. Membership in the sorority is by invita- tion extended during rush week. Officers ore Nancy Edgar, president, Mary Reese, vice-president; Gaynell Harrell, secretary, Barbara Fenner, treasurer; Katherine Higgins, Advisory Board representative; Mary Cook, re- porter; Peggy Mullins, corresponding secretary; Allyne Kirley, parliamentarian; Patty Ruby and Bobby McDowell, rush captains; Barbara Novak and Dorothye Mayberry, representatives to the Intersorority Council; and Sue Elsik, historian. In Row 1 are Novak, Peggy Bunn, May- berry, Annette Smith, and Sara Lee Butler. In Row 2 are Jeanette Wieser (sponsor), Kirtley, Mullins, Fenner, Edgar, Reese, Ruby, Elsik, Joyce Heller, and Dorothy Faris. In the back row are Carol Lee Burgess, McDowell, Dorothy Warmker, Barbara Butler, Jane Laney, Margaret Goerner, Jeanette Buchanan, Pat Givens, Joann Kirkpatrick, and Higgins. o OCIAL Beta Ganima Pledges Here are the members of the Beta Gamma Sorority fall pledge class. Of- ficers include Pat Redford, president; Mary Sue Martin, vice-president; Jerry Teague, secretary; Pat Levens, treas- urer; Ann Ledlow, reporter; and Corene Crane, parliamentarian. In Row 1 from left to right, are Vada Mae Owen, Kathryn Webb, Ledlow, Martin, and Becky Sharp. In the second row are Jeri Humes, Marsha Gross, Lucile Meehan, Mary Sue Fry, Teague, Mar- gie Roberts, Marcia Condron, and Arnell Remmert. In the third row are Mono Rouse, Crane, Sally Colvin, Levens, Redford, Jackie Parkhill, Mari- anne Stutz, Wanda Bowman, Helen Brown, and Ethel Hutchins. SOCIAL Delta Theta Sorority The Delta Theta Sorority seeks to promote friendship, loyahy, and high social standards among its members. Membership is by invita- tion only, on a basis of good scholarship, lead- ership, and personality. Officers are Retta Stanford, president; Wilma Reichert, vice-presi- dent; Margie Ehlert, secretary; Jean Lee, treas- urer; Laura Jean Henderson, Advisory Board representative; Barbara Davis, pledge captain; Janet Harmon, historian; Margaret Johnson, sports representative; and Carolyn Stromber- ger, song leader. Sorority members pictured in Row 1, from left to right, are Katherine Beau- mier, Mary Ethel Nelson, Lou Edith Riggs, Nancy Daunis, and Johnson. In Row 2 are Vivian Henderson, Ehlert, Lee, Reichert, Stan- ford, Harmon, and June Hunt. In Row 3 are Peggie Thomasson, Henderson, Marinelle Turner, Nancy Lou Shindler, Barbara Scull, Lola Bonner, Ann Mclver, Lenette Jones, Kath- erine Bell, Stromberger, Betty Mallernee, and Davis. ' fi ff SOCIAL A Delta Theta Pledges Delta Theta Pledges for the fall semester are pictured above. Their officers are Betty Lett, president; Lucile Hodges, vice-president; Laura Edwards, secretary; and Nancy Dobson, treasurer. In Row 1 are Carleen Frazier, Lillyan Ewert, Dobson, Ruth Arden White, Barbara Behr- end. In Row 2 are Lott, Marianne Ratz, Virginia Swift, Edwards, Patricia Oliver, Molly Schlesinger, Joan Ethe- redge, Mary Mills, Dorothy Norris, Pat Hall. In Row 3 are Shirley Crisp, lanet Tilghman, Sue Bishop, Jo Ann Howard, Mary Ann Harwood, Betty Lou Hawks, Doris Blanton, June Bunch, Joan Bunch, Pat Compton, Yvonne McCarty. The fourth row includes Carole Alsup, Marian Frances Calloway, Hodges, Betty Dossey, Bobby Clark, Judy Garrett, Jackie Tilley, Dorothy Lee Zowarka, Arleene Bridgers, and Anne Garner. SOCIAL . lpha Sigma Sorority The oldest sorority on the campus, Alpha Sigma was founded in 1927. Its members, who are selected by invitation during rush week each fall, are active in campus social and scholastic activities. Officers for the spring semester are Jean Summer, president; Betty Jarratt, vice-president; Ann Lewis and Joan Sughru, secretaries; Jenell Pinson, treasurer; Margaret McClane reporter and Intersorority Council representative; Barbara Cholick, parli- amentarian; Martha Isensee, Advisory Board representative, and Gwyn Scheel, songle ader. On Row 1 from left to right are Pinson, Scheel, and Jeanie Meurer. On Row 2 are Cholick, McClane, Lewis, Summer, Jarrett, and Sughru. On Row 3 are Miss Faye Bible (sponsor), Betty McKeand, Myra Trost, Isensee, Bettye Pries- meyer, and Mary Ann Lovel. SOCIAL Alpha Phi Omega Alphi Phi Omega is a national service fraternity for col- lege men who are or have been affiliated with the Boy Scouts. Among their projects are the March of Dimes drive, the Ugly Man Contest, and a scout counselors ' workshop. Officers are Jack Buck, president and Advi- sory Board representative; Jack Schrock, vice-president; Andrew Hanson, secretary; Bill Heil, treasurer; Charles Holmes, reporter; and Jerry Bell, historian. Fraternity sweetheart is Gerrie Brown, Lantana Queen and head cheerleader. In Row 1 are Col. Leonard Walker (spon- sor), Chris Isensee, Charles Royal, Buck, Brown, Schrock, Hanson, Heil, and J. E. Turner (sponsor). In Row 2 are Richard Jones, Milton Weikel, Earl Fletcher, Victor Schulte, Kenneth Rampmeier, Richard Laakso, David Salinas, Alan Johnston, John Riefenberg, Roger Bernard, Eddie Krivacka, and Clark Haldane. In Row 3 are Gory Fenner, Pete Hinojosa, Billy Clay, Peyton Randolph, Joe Edwards, Bell, Leslie Whitlock, Randall Odom, Holmes, Cledus Hollas, Emmett Arnold, and Malcom Moore. OCIAL Delta Sigma Chi Delta Sigma Chi is one of the two strictly social fraterni- ties on the A I campus. It is not part of any national order. Membership is secured through invitation. Dur- ing the year Delta Sigma Chi participates in the Tri-Fra- ternity Presentation Dance, a Home-coming party for its alumni, and numerous interfraternity social functions. Officers are George McBath, president; Leon Hackfeld , vice-president and Advisory Board representative, Larry Tompkins, secretary; Jack Buck, treasurer; John Chamber- lain, reporter; and George Meyers, sergeant-at-arms. Fraternity sweetheart is Pat Graham, cheerleader and Lantana Lady. Pictured in Row 1 are Hackfeld, Graham, and McBath, In Row 2 are Chamberlain, Buck, Meyer, Tompkins, and Bob Purcell. ' :Aii .-U ' ji ' . vi X Afei ivSiv ? £?x5ii OCIAL Kappa Sigma Nii Kappa Sigma Nu is the oldest social fraternity on the campus, founded in 1936. Membership is by invitation. It is not affiliated with any national fraternity. During the year it partici- pates in the Tri-Fraternity Presentation Dance, holds a party for its alumni at Homecoming, and contributes to A 1 social life at numerous times during the year. Officers are John K. Adair, president; Jack Truly, vice-president; Martin Conroy, secretary, Malcolm Moore, treasurer; Sam Traxler, representative to the Advisory Board; Leonard Buntrock, reporter; C. G. Jones, corresporiding secietary; and David Meador, pledge captain. Sweetheart is Bobbie Lou McDowell, member of the Beta Gamma Sorority and Lantana Lady. Pictured in Row 1 are Moore, William Lewis, Jones, Truly, McDowell, Adair, Traxler, Conroy, and Buntrock. In the back row are Bob Palmer, Matt Davis, Coleman Schweikhardt, Tom Bene- dict, Ridgell Lindsey, Gary Klingoman, Scruggs Love, Robert Thompson, and Calvin Royes. Pledges show in the above group are Palmer, Davis, Schweikhardt, Benedict, Klingaman, Love, and Thompson. HOMORAXRY Alpha Chi The, Robert Bartow Cousins Chapter of Alpha Chi was organized on the A I campus in 1926. It is a national honorary society, choosing its members from the upper ten per cent of the junior and senior classes. An average grade of B or above is required for membership. Offi- cers are June Hunt, president; Stuart Mayo, vice-presi- dent; Mildred Becka, recording secretary; Olivia Bluntzer, corresponding secretary; Johnny Hoelscher, treasurer; and Wilma Reichert, reporter. In Row 1 are Margie Lipe, Hunt, Pat Lemley, Maxine Dietert, Betty Jo Crain, Mayola Pohlmeyer, Nancy Lou Shindler, Reichert, and Janis Rus- sell. In Row 2 are Mary Burwell, Barbara Cholick, Flora Mathews, Becka, Vivian Henderson, Ruth Tasto, Bluntzer, Elaine Denson, Doris Blanton, Daisy Parsons, and Mar- celle McKenzie. In Row 3 are George Klein, Archie Resales, George Bogusch, Ray Allenson, Joe Schutz, George Underbrink, Hoelscher, Roger Yerick, Charles Royal, Wilton Workman, Harold Rucker, and Bill Smith. ' i ?ife!t MiQii ??iMJ l5 fc•M HONORARY Alpha Tau Alpha The Mu Chapter of Alpha Tau Alpha, national agricultural education fraternity, was installed at A I in 1934. Its purpose is to promote high scholastic standards and build leadership in agriculture. Officers are Preston Sights, presi- dent; Clare Van Shafer, vice-president; Jim Southwell, secretary-treasurer; Nat Qualia, representative to the Advisory Board and Jack Resch, reporter. Fraternity sweetheart is Shir- ley Adams, secretary-treasurer of the Senior Class and Lantana Lady. From left to right on Row 1 are S. V. Burks (sponsor). Dr. J. W. Howe (sponsor), D. D. Neher, Adams, Sights, J. E. Turner, and F. B. Wmes. In Row 2 are Ernest Pawlik, Shafer, Quaha, Ervin Selcer, Resch, and Jerry Krivacka. In Row 3 are Willie Bar- rera, R. L. Reddish, Milam Simons, John Lang- off, Albert Hornung, and Southwell. HONORARY Epsilon Pi Tau Alpha Nu Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau, international honorary society in indus- trial arts and industrial-vocational ed- ucation, was established at A 1 in November, 1950. Students with indus- trial arts majors or minors and stand- ing in the upper ten percent of their classes in industrial arts are eligible for membership. The local chapter is one of the two such groups in Texas. Officers are Betty Coil Gardner, presi- dent; Paul Lugo, vice-president; Wil- liam Gardner, secretary; Nancy Lou Shindler, treasurer; Barbara Butler, re- porter; A. F. Gross, trustee; and R. F. McEowen, co-trustee. In Row 1 are Shindler, Gardner, and Butler. In Row 2, are Gardner, R. F. McEowen, Gross, and Lugo. HONORARY Kappa Omicron Plii Kappa Omicron Phi is on honorary pro- fessional home economics society. Students completing a minor in home economics who have high grades and a high standard of per- sonal character are eligible for membership. Officers are Peggy Mullens, president; Retta Stanford, vice-president; Nancy Daunis, sec- retary; Marie Dominguez, treasurer; Marlene Blunlzer, reporter; and Mrs. Faye Lyons, di- staff reporter. In Row 1 are Bluntzer, Mrs. Lyons, Dominguez, Mullens, Stanford, Daunis, Alme McKenzie (sponsor). Row 2 includes Jean Summers, Ann Nimmo, Marsha Gross, Jerry league, and Bobbie McDowell, In the back row are Betty Nell Holman, Nancy Lou Shindler, Pat Lemley, and Mary Jane Pfeiffer. " " ' ' WS ii i -ii w! tiv| ?s HONORARY Phi Alpha Beta Phi Alpha Theta is a national honorary history fraternity. Membership is open to students in- terested m history who have a high scholastic standinq. The local Chapter, Gamma Omega, was officially installed at A 6. I m December, 1950. Officers are George T. Klein, president; Mrs. Josephine Garland, vice-president, Mrs. Betty Jo Grain, secretary-treasurer; and A. Nay- land Page, Advisory Board representative. In the back row are Dr. J. A. Rickard (sponsor), Page, Marcelle McKenzie, and J. E. Conner (sponsor). In Row 1 are Klein, Mrs. Garland, Mrs. Grain, and A. Dane Bowen (sponsor). V ' ' ; ift.l i 3pSa 5 ' - ' ' ■-- ' r . -::■■ ,•-:-,; ;■ , -,. , HONORARY Pi Kappa Epsilon Pi Kappa Epsilon is sponsored by the Education and Psychology Department. Its purpose is to foster active student interest in teaching as a profession, and it is open to all students with a professed interest in education. It is an active unit of the future Teachers of America. Of- ficers are Elaine Nelson, president; Wilma Reichert, vice- president; Elaine Salge, secretary; Ann Harrison, treas- urer; Vernelle Crofford, Advisory Board representative; and Elaine Denson, reporter. In Row 1 are June Hunt, Dolores Eggert, Denson, Reichert, Crofford, Harrison, and Mamie E. Brown (sponsor). In Row 2 are Jacqueline Treptow, Katherine Beaumier, Olivia Bluntzer, Ann Nimmo, Pat Graham, Sylvia Martinez, Filomena Garcia, Alicia Aguilar, Gloria Bluntzer, and Barbara Ann Cho- lick. In the back row are Mrs. Agnes Orth, Mary Wor- tham, Joe Wortham, Ruth Smith, Marlene Bluntzer, Lenette Jones, Gerrie Brown, Doris Blanton, Shirley Pat- rick, and Carolyn Stromberger. HONORARY Sigma Delta Pi Sigma Delta Pi, honorary Spanish society, came to the A I campus in March of 1952 as the Gamma Lambda Chapter. Requirements for membership include three years of Spanish or the equivalent, a B-plus average in three hours of a third-year course in Spanish, and a B-minus average in all subjects taken at col- lege to date. Officers are Mrs. Ruth Salinas, president; Mrs. Randolph M. Johnson, vice- president; Maria Carrejo, treasurer; Mary Bur- well, recording secretary; and Mrs. Ruth Reed Delpiano, corresponding secretary. Pictured above in Row 1, from left to right, are Mrs. DeWitt Davis, Mrs. Carrejo, Mrs. Delpiano, Mrs. Ruth Saenz, Burwell. In Row 2 are Dr. W. D. Johnson (sponsor), Mamie Corrigan, Berta Garcia, Isabel Jimenez, Josefa Cuevas, Taide Lopez-Lira, and Dr. Francisco A. Del- piano (sponsor). In the back row are Dr. S. Boyd Stewart, Jose Cano, Gilberto Munoz, and Francisco C. Ramirez. DEPARTMENTAL A Cappella Choir The A Cappella Choir is a mixed choral group open to all A 6t I students of proved vocal abil- ity. Membership selection is conducted by Lloyd K. Herren, director. During the past year the choir has appeared in several all-college assemblies and before the student bodies of various high schools in the South Texas area. In Row 1 are Laura Saldana, Martha Garcia, D. Miriam Garcia, Elma Gonzales, Mary Hol- royd. Sue Bishop, Margie Lipe, Gerrie Brown, Bettye Priesmeyer, Pat Givens, Bettye Wilkin- son, Ann Mclver, Margie La Baune, Jeanie Meurer, Lucile Meehan, and L. K. Herren (di- rector). In Row 2 are Vere Wilson, Dick Gar- cia, Ruth Smith, Odean Johnson, Margaret Goerner, Dorothy Zowarka, Ruth Saenz, Jean- ne Madden, Marianne Ratz, Helen Houston, Barbara Davis, Richard Jones, and Robert Powell. The back row includes James Lott, Flynn Dennis, Don Pierce, Billy Jaime, Eddie Galvan, Jack Heacock, George Collins, George Underbnnk, Karl McKinney, Richard Stone, Fred Williams, Billy Cowart, and Ronny Wack- witz. DEPARTMENTAL Girls ' Choir The Girls ' Choir is a choral group open to any A I women student with proved voice ability. Director is Mrs. Caroline Johnston. On Row 1 from left to right are Ann Mclver, Marianne Ratz, Bettye Wilkinson, Patricia Oliver, Mono Rouse, Sara Butler, Betty Lott, and Margie La Baune. In the second row are Laura Saldana, Mary Pyburn, Gloria Leal, Mrs. Johnston, Mrs. Ruth Saenz, Mary Wortham, and Elsa Saenz. DEPARTMENTAL Madrigal Singers The Madrigal Singers are a group of mixed voices specializing in the music of Elizabethan Madrigals and American folk songs. Member- ship is by selection and limited to twelve. Those who like to sing and desire to learn to sing are eligible for selection. The Madrigal Singers have appeared at all-college assem- bies and before the student bodies of many- high schools in the South Texas area. Shown above, as they appear in public performance, are Bob Powell, George Collins, Fred Williams, Ruth Smith, Gerrie Brown, Lucile Meehan, Pat Givens, Miriam Garcia, Margaret Goemer, Margaret Lipe, Karl McKinney, and Lloyd K. Herren (director). DEPARTMENTAL American Chemical Society The A I student affiliate chapter of the American Chem- ical Society is open to membership of students majoring in chemistry or chemical engineering. Its aims are to broaden the student ' s knowledae of chemical research, give him experience in leadership, and instill creditable professional attitudes. Officers of the organization are Roger Yerick, president; Bill Baker, vice-president; Emily Morrison, secretary; George Bogusch, treasurer; Karl Mc- iCinney, parliamentarian; Dan Blackburn, publicity di- rector; and Dr. F. M. Garland, A. R. Machel, and Dr. F. F. Mikus, advisers. Pictured above from left to right, on Row 1 are Dr. Garland, Blackburn, McKinney, Yerick, and Machel. In the second row are Janis Russell, Joan Sughru, and Mayola Pohlmeyer. In the back row are Joe F. Garcia, Raymond Kirksey, Joe Shntz, Chris Isensee, Charles Royal, Robert Thompson, and Earl Fletcher. DEPARTMENTAL A I Aggie Club The A I Aggie Club is open to all students enrolled in agriculture courses. Its purpose is to promote good citi- zenship and friendship among its members. The group participates in activities related to agriculture and seeks a full social life. Officers for the fall term include Albert Hornung, president; Kemp Janecek, vice-president; Leroy Schneider, secretary; Preston Hix, treasurer; Jack Resch, Advisory Board representative; Leslie Whitlock, intra- mural manager; Woodrow Thornton, song leader; John Langhoff, yell leader; Frank Schmidt, pitchfork wielder. Sweetheart is Shirley Adams. Pictured in Row 1 are David D. Neher (sponsor), Robert L. Reddish (sponsor), Resch, Janecek, Hornung, Adams, Schneider, Dan A. Aultman (sponsor), and Dr. J. W. Howe (sponsor). In Row 2 are Milam Simons, Kenneth Rampmeier, and Hix. In the third row are Hamad H. El-Yousef, Belo Nauman, Toby Langley, Albert Fuller, Harry Leonard, Steve Stew- art, Whitlock, . John Fambrough, William Cowart, Don Reagan, and Rudy Bauer. In the back row ore Marshall Freeborn, Sidney Zirkel, Jack Curtis, Ervin Selcer, James Sneed, Jim Deutsch, Joe Cook, Langhoff, John Thompson, Troy Woodward, and David Ross. DEPARTMENTAL A I Aggie Club Aggie Club members pictured above in Row 1 include Alan Shudde, Clarence Johnson, Clyde Lytle, Wilbur Scott, Shirley Adams (sweet- heart), William Barrera, Layton Adams, John Williams, and Nat Qualia. In the second row are T. E. Taylor, Jerry Gibson, and James Bee Coate. Row 3 includes George Madden, Wil- bur Bohmfalk, Tom Benedict, William Lewis, Jim Southwell, Leon Hackfeld, Clare Shafer, and Matt Davis. In the back row ore Harold Blanton, Gerald Bell, Robert Miller, David Schulze, Henry Wehmeyer, Roger Anderson, Marvin Leggett, Gary Carroll, Willis Coleman, and Edmund Wendel. DiPARTMENTAl A I Aggie Club More members of the A I Aggie Qub are shown in the picture above. In Row 1 are Arthur Laetsch, Billy Spannagel,. Roy Wessel- man, Shirley Adams, Everest Pawlick, Paul T. de Borros, Morris Klare, and Chr rle=; Knch- erka. In Row 2 are Scott Smith, Bill Nowlin, Charles Hoover, and Kenneth Mcdone. The third row includes William Umr hres, Pre ;ton Sights, Herbert Morgan, Numa Ward, Jay Whit- lock, Jerry Krivacka, and Marion Dickens. In the back row are Sam Ford, Joe Seiders, Char- les N. Pirtle, Larry McDonald, Jim Seay, Don E. Scott, and John Elliff. DEPARTMENTAL Future Farmers of America The A I collegiate chapter of Future Farmers of Amer- ica is an organization designed for students in agricul- tural education. The group ' s purpose is to train future agriculture teachers, to organize FFA chacters, and be- come efficient advisers of chapters of the FFA in the high schools in which they will teach. Officers are Nat Qualia, president; Leroy Schneider, vice-president; 1 ouis Owen, secretary; Charles Kucherka, treasurer; Gary Carroll, Advisory Board representative; E. C. Barker, reporter; and James Deutsch, sentinal. Marinelle Turner is sweet- heart. In Row 1 are S. V. Burks (sponsor); Barker, Deu- tsch, Schneider, Turner, Qualia, Carroll, Kucherka, and F. B. Wines (sponsor). In Row 2 are Albert Fuller, Toby Langley, Gaston Hix, Billy Cowart, and Morris Klare. The third row includes William Spannagel, Edward Meyer, Willie Barrera, Clare Van Shafer, Everest Pawlik, Steve Stewart, Arthur Laetsch, David Ross, Jerry Kri- vacka, Belo Nauman, and A. G. Shudde. In the back row are Joe Cook, Layton Adams, John Williams, Raloh Fulton, Albert Hornung, Sidney Zirkel, Robert Miller, Marshall Freeborn, Kemp Janecek, Don Scott, Dan Rea- gan, and John Fambrough. DEPARTMENTAL A I Rodeo Club Each year members of the A I Rodeo Club participate in intercollegiate rodeos in Texas and out of state, in county fairs, and any place were they find an opportu- nity to ride in a rodeo within reasonable distance of home or A S I. Membership is open to all students in-i terested in rodeoing who have a minimum of twelve semester hours. Officers are Steve Stewart, president; Jim Deutsch, vice-president; Kemp Janecek, secretary; Dalton Neill, treasurer; Charles Newson, reporter; Arthur Laetsch, camp cook; Leland Long, saddle soaper; and Hester Lockett, sweetheart. Sponsor is Dr. J. W. Howe. In the front row are Laetsch, Janecek, Deutsch, Lockett, Stewart, Long, and T. E. Taylor. In the back row are Bill Singer, James Bee Coate, John Fambrouah, Don Scott, Layton Adams, Dan Reaaan, Sam Ford, Newson, John Thompson, Neill, Joe Cook, and Joe Leonard. immmi ' : DEPARTMENTAL Business Administration Club The Business Administrcition Club is an organi- zation designed for the specific interests of those students who intend to enter the field of business upon graduation. The club provides important business contacts that may later be utilized by the students participating. Officers are Johnny Hoelscher, president; June Hunt, vice-president; Jean Lee, secretary-treasurer; Pat Givens, Advisory Board representative; Billie Rae Newman, sports representative; and Bob Trant, parliamentarian. In Row 1 are Leslie Melbern (sponsor), Trant, Bill Heil, Hunt, Hoelscher, Lee, Alice Rose Krusinsky, D Clark Baker (sponsor), and Burke A. Parsons (soon- sor). Shown in Row 2 are Tom Verhetsel, Roger Bernard, Mildred Becka, Pat Burnham, Mary Reese, Gaynell Harrell, Myra Trost, Nadine Parker, Allyne Kirtley, Dorothy Hodges, Jenell Pinson, Joe Jemelka, and George R. Price. In Row 3 are Bill Clay, Gary Fenner, Jerry Beard, John Crofford, Ernest Fannin, D. J. Hierholzer, Glenn Booth, Tommy Piatt, Rem- bert Cason, John Riefenberg, Joe Hicks, and Frank Sharp. DEPARTMENTAL Eiig:iiieers Club The Engineers Club is a local organization open to mem- bership of all A I engineering students. The club pro- gram includes films, speakers, presentation of materials bearing on the general fields of engineering. Officers for the present year are Cyril Dieter, president; Chris Isensee, vice-president; Albert Mechler, secretary-treas- urer; Jodie Hardage, Advisory Board Representative; Randall Odom, reporter; and Betty Owen, sweetheart. In the front row are John Barber, Odom, Robert Powell, Isensee, Owen, Dieter, Mechler, Emerson Korges (spon- sor), Hardage, William Wiseman, and Fred Williams. In Row 2 are D. R. Swanger, Bob Morns, Coleman Schweik- Row 2 are D. R. Swanger, Bob Morris, Coleman Schweik- hardt, Fred Young, N. A. Schmidt, Robert Dedek, R. A. Barton, Max Martin, Donald Dirks, Seth Kennedy, Dick Martin, Jack Buckle, and Richard Bohl. Row 3 includes Paul Treptow, Leo Sigle, V. W. Sponseller, Milton Grimes, James Boswell, Doyle Gieser, James Eskew, James Whit- son, James Gross, Paul Dorsey, Miguel A. Romano, Jim Wilkinson, C, M, Rayes, and Hugo May. In the back row are Robert Menn, W. T. Cronenwett, Wayne Meyer, Bill King, Joe Edwards, Joe Schutz ,Alan Johnston, Cledus Hollas, Joe Read, George Underbrink, Pete Dickens, James Dinn, and Paul Hesler. DEPARTMENTAL AIME The A l Chapter of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers was established on the A I campus in October, 1950. This organization is the national professional organization for engineering stu- dents. Officers for the present year are Norbert Schmidt, president; Jimmy Dinn, vice-president; John Barber, secre- tary; and Richard Barton, treasurer. Pictured in Row 1 are Dick Martin, Barton, Schmidt, Barber, Emerson Korges (sponsor), Doyle Gieser, and Bill Wiseman. Included in Row 2 are C. M. Rayes, D. R. Swanger, Milton R. Grimes, Jack Buckles, R. S. Dedek, Joe Shutz, Max Martin, C. G. Jones, Seth Kennedy, and Coleman Schweikhardt. In Row 3 are J. K. Robison, Albert Mechler, Chris Isensee, Wayne Meyer, James Gross, James Wilkinson, Paul Trep- tow, Donald Dirks, Fred Williams. In the back row are James Eskew, James Boswell, Peyton Randolph, Joe Read, Paul Dorsey, Jimmy Whitson, and Pete Dickens. DEPARTMENTAL Electrical Engineering Club Electrical engineering students on the A6rl campus may join this organization, which specializes in the interests of electrical engineering. Members are required to have at least sophomore standing and be majoring in electrical engineering. Officers are Paul Hesler, president; Robert Powell, vice-presi- dent; Hugo May, secretary-treasurer; Fred Young and Bill Cronenwett, repre- sentatives to the Advisory Board, and Bob Underbnnk. reporter. In row 1 are May, Young, Cronenwett, Emerson Korges (sponsor), Powell, and Hesler. In the second row are Melvon Stan- ford, Cyril Dieter, Miguel Romano, Bob Morris, Jodie Hardage, Richard Bohl; and Thomas Grossman. In the back row are John Weaver, Eugene Guyon, George Underbrink, Lamar Winebren- ner, Tom Smith, Joe Edwards, Cledus Hollas, Vincent Britton, and Ran- dall Odom ' DEPARTMENTAL Natural Gas Engineers The Natural Gas Engineering Association is open to all natural gas engineering students of junior level or above. The Association devotes itself to affairs of the profession for which its members are preparing and provides an organization whereby both graduates and undergradu- ates may cooperate in maintaining a high standard of engineering study at A I. Officers are Norbert Schmidt, president; Calvin Rayes, vice-president; John Barber, secretary-treasurer; and Richard Martin, Advisory Board representative. In Row 1 are Emerson Korges (sponsor), Robert Dedek, Rayes, Schmidt, Barber, Martin. In Row 2 ore J. K. Robison, D. R. Swanaer, James Boswell, Joe Read, J. E. Dinn, C. G. Jones, Doyle Gieser, and John Adair. In Row 3 are Fred Williams, Milton Grimes, Rich- ard Barton, Jack Buckle, Jimmy Whitson, Seth Kennedy, and Peyton Randolph. DEPARTMENTAL Dora K. Cousins English Club The Dora K. Cousins English Club is an organization de- dicated to the purpose of sharing and increasing interest in literature of the past and present. It is composed of students especially interested in literary pursuits. Mem- bership is based on a high scholarship record and is selected largely from those majoring in English. Officers are Vivian Henderson, president; Patsy Muehl, vice- president; Mildred Becka, secretary-treasurer; and Elaine Denson, Advisory Board Representative. Pictured in Row 1 ore Phyllis Tilley, Barbara Cholick, Denson, Becka, Henderson, Muehl, Barbara Davis, Harriette Owens, Har- riet Garrett, and Nancy Bentley. In Row 2 are Molly Kusel, Jeannie Meurer, May Campbell (sponsor). Dr. S. Boyd Stewart (sponsor), Pauline Brown (sponsor), Dr. R. J. Galloway (sponsor), Lauryn Mizell (sponsor), John Haden, Dr. Robert S. Rhode (sponsor), Mariam Loveland, Daisey N. Parsons, and Agnes Orth. DE?A RTMENTAL Footlights Club The Footlights Club sponsors all major drama- tic productions on the campus. Membership in this organization is earned through partici- pation in plays, either on stage or back stage. It is open to all A I students. Active partici- pation in the Footlights Club leads to recogni- tion by Alpha Psi Omega, national honorary dramatics fraternity. This year members of the Footlights Club presented in the Artists Course " Romeo and Juliet " and " The Silver Whistle. " Officers are Harvey Dawson, presi- dent; Nancy Bentley, vice-president; Jeanie Meurer, reporter and secretary; Lee Dismukes, treasurer; Andrew Hanson, Advisory Board representative; and Jane Laney and Robert Underbrink, members of the governing board. Sponsors are Dr. Ted Skinner and Budge Threlkeld. Pictured in Row 1 are Dr. Skinner, George C. Bogusch, Dismukes, Bentley, Daw- son, Meurer, Hanson, Laney, and Underbrink. In Row 2 are Sandra Borg, Sue Bishop, Ann Garner, Sylvia Garcia, Mary Ann Lovel, Gerrie Brown, Marilyn Morris, Mayola Pohlmeyer, Jeri Humes, Barbara Ann Cholick. In the third row are Milton Russell, Bill Martin, Richard Humes, Ruth Arden White, Barbara Behrend, Wayne Hartzog, Richard Stone, and Kirk Dahlberg. DEPARTMENTAL Forensic Society The Forensic Society includes in its membership all those who are interested in discussion and debate of signifi- cant current problems, extemporaneous speaking, ora- tory, radio speaking, interpretation, and poetry reading. Trips are made to several invitational meets. Sufficient participation in the activities of this group leads to in- vitation to membership in Pi Kappa Delta, national hon- orary forensic society. Officers are Milton Russell, presi- dent and Advisory Board representative; Bill Heil, vice- president; Mary Ann Lovel, secretary-treasurer; and Ruth Arden White, reporter. In Row 1 are Don Karr, White, Lovel, Russell, Heil, Lee Dismukes, and Arnold Anderson (sponsor). In Row 2 are Sandra Borg, Jane Laney, Lola Bonner, Anne Garner, Vivian Henderson, Carole Alsup, Pat Hall, and Jeri Humes. In Row 3 are Ralph Price, John Riefenberg, Fred Tasto, Martin Haskett, George Bogusch, and Scruggs Love. DEPARTMENTAL Robert J. Kleberg History Club The Robert J. Kleberg History Club is open to all students interested in history and world affairs. Round-table dis- cussions, guest speakers, and reports on interesting his- torical or current subjects by various club members are included in the club program. The History Club also contributes to the A I Museum. Officers are Raymond Bonoan, president; Richard Stone, vice-president; Mari- nell Turner, secretary; David White, treasurer; George Klein, Advisory Board representative; Pat Compton, re- porter; Vivian Henderson, critic; and Barbara Cholick, parliamentarian. Shown above in Row 1 are J. E. Con- ner (sponsor), Cholick, Bonoan, Stone, White, and Klein. In Rov;- 2 are Toon Suahru, Gloria Garcia, Josephine Gar- land, Felix Barecky, Joe Kirksey, Don Harvey , Betty Jo Crain, Patsy Muehl, Elaine Denson, and Marcelle Mc- Kenzie. DEPARTMENTAL Home Economics Club The Home Economics Club is affiliated with the Texas Home Economics Association and the College Clubs De- partment of the American Home Economics Association. It is open to all women interested in homemaking . Of- ficers are Jean Summer, president and representative to the Advisory Board; Ann Nimmo, vice-president; Pat Lemley, secretary; Marlene Bluntzer, treasurer; Bobbie McDowell, reporter; Carolyn Stromberger, parliamen- tarian; and Nancy Daunis, historian. Pictured in Row 1 ore Faye Bible (sponsor), Maurine Biggs (sponsor). Bluntzer, McDowell, Lemley, Summer, Nimmo, Daunis, Stromberger, and Aline McKenzie (sponsor). In the second row are Peggy Mullens, Margaret Lipe, Margaret Gordon, Retta Stanford, Nancy Lou Shindler, Marsha Gross, Jerry Teague, Florence Meyer, and Betty Monroe. In Row 3 are Fay Lyons, Maria Dominguez, Betty Hol- man, Janet Tilghman, Nancy Dobson, Marianne Stutz, Olivia Bluntzer, Dorothy Zowarka, Lillyan Ewert, Mary Pfeiffer, and Carol Burgess. DEPARTMENTAL HPE Club The Health and Physical Education Club is an organization designed for the specific interests of health and physical education majors and ■minors. Officers are Bob farrett, president; Jim Barber, vice-president; Estella Reyes, sec- retary; Mary Alice Sumrow, treasurer; Margie Ehlert, Advisory Board representative; and Frances Tidrick, parliamentarian. Sweetheart is lo Clune. Pictured above in Row 1 are Bar- ber, Sumrow, Reyes, Jarrett, Clune, Ehlert, and George Price. In Row 2 are Lola Bonner, Tid- rick, Melva Brandon, Anita Herrera, Pat Levens, Bobby Clark, and Margaret Johnson. In the back row are Frank Miller, Stewart Cooper (sponsor), and L. R. Rocky. . ■: v ' ■ ' = ' y kS i B MM Sm4 DEPARTMENTAL Industrial Arts Club The Industrial Arts Club is the departmental organization of all industrial arts majors and minors. Its purpose is to foster aims and ob- jectives of industrial arts and to provide social activity for students who are interested in this field. Officers are Archie Rosales, president; Jerry Bryant, vice-president; Nancy Lou Shind- ler, secretary-treasurer; Bill Davidson, Advisory Board representative; and Nancy Stettler, re- porter. Shown below are R. F. McEowen (sponsor), Betty Gardner, Davidson, Shindler, Rosales, Stettler, Bryant, Barbara Butler, and A. F. Gross (sponsor). In Row 2 are W. R. Gardner, Paul Lugo, lack Schrock, Ernest Wehring, Jeanne Madden, Charles Kret, Travis Smith, Vol Mora, and Felix Barecky. In Row 3 are Pedro Luna, George Meyers, James Sum- mer, Max Keller, Bill Davis, and Bobby Haus- man. 5?i . DEPARTMENTAL Natural Science Society The Natural Science Society is an organization designed to further the academic and social life of students interested in natural sciences. Membership to this group is by invitation. Of- ficers for the present year are Fred Bucanek, president; Jean Drabeck, vice-president; Lenet- te Jones, secretary-treasurer; Wayne Quarles, Advisory Board representative; Bob Franks, reporter; and Everett .Barker, parliamentarian. In Row 1 are Bucanek, Drabeck, Dr. Pauline James (sponsor), Jones, and Quarles. In Row 2 are T. D. Bourland, Joan Sughru, Margaret Goerner, Shirle Moore, and Edwin Smith. In the back row are Manuel Sanchez, Dan Foss- ler, Dan Evans, Harold Rucker, Dick Garcia, and Alonzo Lopez. DI?ARTM5MTAl Physics Club The A I Physics Club is a departmental or- ganization formed to stimulate professional in- terests in students majoring or minoring in physics. One of the projects sponsored by this club is a power show which is held on the campus annually, then taken on tour to nu- merous high school assemblies in the South Texas area. Officers are Radon Loveland, president; Edward Doucette, vice-president; Flora Mathews, secretary-treasurer; Homer Lassiter, Advisory Board representative, and Kay Eoff, reporter. In Row 1 are S. W. Bass (sponsor), Jahala Loveland, Flora Mathews, Loveland, and Doucette. In the second row are Robert Doucette, B. F. Poetker (sponsor), Mary Burwell, Emily Morrison, Lassiter, and Herbert Pickett. In the back row are Eoff, W. H. Jones, and Fred Evans. DEPARTMEMTA L Press Club The Press Club is the organization represent- ing all students interested in student publica- tions. Each year the club lists among its ac- tivities publication of The Hog Call, A I ' s student directory; publication of The Souse Texan, a nefarious April Fool edition of The South Texan; presentation of the Valentine ' s Day Backward Dance; and a full social life. Proceeds from the club ' s various activities help send delegates to the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association convention. This year mem- bers of the Press Club trekked to Wichita Falls for the convention. Officers are Jack Schrock, president, Andrew Hanson, vice-president; Jenell Pinson, secretary; Leonard Buntrock, treasurer; Barbara Behrend, Advisory Board representative; and Lee Dismukes, sweetheart. Pictured in Row 1 are Charles Holmes (spon- sor), Pinson, Schrock, Dismukes, Hanson, Behr- end, and Buntrock. Those standing are Clark Haldane, Marte Noel, Molly Kusel, Nancy Stett- ler, John Haden, and A. W. Green. DEPARTMENTAL Association of Women Students The Association of Women Students, a branch of the Intercollegiate Association of Women Students, was founded at A 1 in 1941. All girls enrolled at A 6 I automatically become members. Its purpose is to develop coopera- tion, friendliness, and leadership among all women students. Each fall the AWS sponsors the " Big-Little Sister " party honoring freshman girls. Officers tor the present year are Retta Stanford, president; Margie Ehlert, vice-presi- dent; Margaret Johnson, secretary, and Bar- bara Novak, treasurer. Representatives from the various women ' s housing units are Mary Ann Lovel, Goode House; Johnson, Lila Baugh Hall; and Betty Mallernee, Cousins Hall. Pic- tured above in Row 1 are Mrs. Carrie Bishop (sDonsor), Novak, Stanford, and Ehlert. In Row 2 are Lovel, Johnson, and Mallernee. OTHER GROUPS Cousins Hall House Council Each year the residents of Cousins Hall elect a house council entrusted with the duty of fostering good will and harmo nious living among the dormitory residents. Two representatives are elected from each wing in the dormitory to form this council. Officers are Betty Mal- lernee, president; Sue Bell, vice-president; Pat Lemley, secretary; Vernelle Crofford, treasurer; Wilma Reichert, reporter; and Mildred Becka, parliamentarian. Members pictured in Row 1 are Reichert, Lemley. Mallerpee Bell, and Crofford. In Row 2 are Carol Lee Burgess, Annita Herrera, Ann Nimmo, Bobby Clark, Betty Deyo, Barbara Scull, Marianne Ratz, and Becka. A representative not pictured above is Marinelle Turner. OTHER GROU? S Lila Baugh House Council The Lila Baugh House Council is an organiza- tion formed by the residents of Lila Baugh I-fall to help encourage harmonious living in the dormitory. Officers are Margie Ehlert, presi- dent; Barbara Fenner, vice-president; Jean Lee, secretary; Nancy Edgar, treasurer; Ann Harrison, Advisory Board representative; Vada Mae Owen, reporter; and Gaynell Harrell, parliamentarian. From left to right on Row 1 are Harrison, Owen, lean Lee, Ehlert, Fenner, Edgar, and Harrell. In the back row are Hes- ter Lockett, Marilyn Morris, Estella Reyes, Pat Reed, Dorothye Mayberry, Jeanie Meurer, Jerry Teague, Mary Cook, and Shirley Patrick. OTHER GROUPS Dorothye Mayberry was crowned the Home- coming Queen during kick-off ceremonies at the A I-Sul Ross football game. Dorothye, sweetheart of the T-Association, is a home economics major from Del Rio and a member of Beta Gamma. Escort: Sidney Douthit. T-Association The T-Association is the varsity lettermen ' s association for A I. The organization seeks to further athletic, scholastic, and social coordination among its members. Officers are Tommy Sanford, president; Roland Beck- worth, vice-president; Bob Hollowoy, secretary; Al Lopez, treasurer; Jack Sportsman, Advisory Board representa- tive; and Bob Brandt, parliamentarian. Pictured in the first row are Reggie West, Joe Hollingsworth, Sportsman, Lopez, Sanford, Holloway, Beckworth, and Brandt. In Row 2 are Wayne Brusenhan, Wesley Taylor, Jack Guedin, Herman Singleton, Jack Fink, William Putnam, Norman Clinger, Alfredo Yanez, and Walter Meier. In Row 3 are Ridgell Lindsey, Bob Smith, Ronald Tibbett, John Campbell, Charles Owen, George Edwards, C. T. Kutschke, and Leo Castanon. In the back row are Charles Holmes, Norman Smith, Ken Perry, and Robert Caulk OTHER GROUPS Veterans ' Association With the influx of Korean veterans, the Veterans ' Associa- tion was reactivated this fall for the first time since 1948. The organization is open to servicemen and women who have served during wartime. Officers are Rudy Nichols, president; Ralph Brim, vice-president; Marylu Fox, secre- tary; Matt Davis, treasurer; Dean Joiner, Advisory Board representative; Earl Fletcher, reporter; and B. W. Span- nagel, parliamentarian. In Row 1 are M. M. Truitt (spon- sor), Spannagel, Fletcher, Davis, Nichols, Fox, Brim, Joiner, and J. A. Badillo (sponsor). In Row 2 are Calvin Rayes, J. C. Dodson, Noe Saenz, R. T. Stanberry, Coleman Schweikhardt, William Lewis, C. A. Kirksey, K. R. Lowery, E. J. Hall, Mike Sullivan, and David Hinman. In Row 3 are John Bruce, Robert Heyland, Gary Klingaman, James Poer, James Menke, Fred LeLaurin, Alfred Gulp, James West, David Salinas, and Jack Buck. OTHER GROUPS Women ' s Recreational Association The Women ' s Recreational Association is an organiza- tion bringing together girls who are physical education majors and others who are interested in sports and phys- ical betterment of women students. These girls parti- cipate in intramural sports throughout the school year. Officers are Margie Ehlert, pre sident; Margaret Johnson, vice-president; Mary Alice Sumrow secretary; Jeanne Madden, treasurer; Bobby Clark, Advisory Board repre- sentative; Pat Bedford, reporter; Jackie Parkhill, parli- amentarian; and Louise Sladek, sports manager. Pic- tured in Row 1 are Louise Sladek, Patricia Bedford, Mary Alice Sumrow, Margie Ehlert, Margaret Johnson, and Gloria Garcia. In Row 2 are Pat Levens, Bobby Clark, Frances Tidrick, Lola Bonner, Jeanette Wieser (sponsor), Jo Clune, Anita Herrera, and Estella Reyes. ' " ' ■• ' ■ ' I ' : ' - ' ' § mM¥ Md ' iM : i £ M ulociraph rapi _y M toarapkd -%% tm ' v !v


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