The North Texan, Volume 3, Number 4, August 1952 Page: 1
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NORTH TEXAS STATE COLLEGE DENTON, TEXAS, AUGUST, 1952
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North Texas Day . . .
NTSC to Meet N. Dakota
In First 1952 Home Game
A new stadium, a well-balanced
scheduler and a strong, but largely
unproved squad of. players are in-
dicated for the 1952 football season
at North Texas State, where fall
training will begin -Sept. 1, only
19 days before, the opening game?
Formal opening of the long-
awaited new stadium will be on
NEW STADIUM —This 20,000-
capacity stadium west of tHe
opened Sept. 27, when the
North Texas State College Ea-
gles meet the University of
North Dakota eleven in the first
home game of the season. The
Eagles will meet Texas Tech in
the stadium Nov. 8-^before a'
NTSC Homecoming crowd.
Although the stadium was for-
mally dedicated last March 4 along
with other NTSC buildings, the
Sept. 27 game will be the first use
- of it-and there will be very. brief
Groups of North Texans over the^— Lufkin exes met in the KTRE
state~Tveard radio broadcasts of a
college-prepared program on March
auditorium to hear the program
and disucss plans for a loc&l chap-
ter., ./ * •
Exes in Orange met at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. V. Ei Ramsey to
U and in many cities held dinners
and other meetings.
More than 90 North ^Texas State
LAfca of' Wichita Falls elected chap- [ hear the program and talks by
ter officers and heard a talk by Paul Pearson,'Clare Francis Mar-
M. Collins,-ex-student secretary, [ tin and Pat_ Hennesse. Austin ex-
u'n a North Texas Day banquet!stU(teTlt8 r" the union . building
St-" March 31 ' V'''- | on the University of Texas campus,
New officers of the Wichita Falls
and exes in Pampa met and planned
an ex-student-chapter. In Amarillo
- I'PH.p MS. B. T. Parnell, president; [Mrs. Joe Johnston was hostess for
). T. Freeman, vice-president; and a meeting .
Mrs. J. H. Gay, secretary. Outgoing j The program was also broadcast
fficers were Mack Keck, president; over stations in- Big. Spring, Col-
i1 J. P. Batcha, vice-president; lefere Station, Corpus Christi, Del
uid Mrs. Jimmy Ford, secretary. Rio, El Paso, Lubbock, Paris, Pe-
J. H. Allison,, member of the cos. Port Arthur, Sherman, Tyler,
VTSC Board of Regents and vio«4"Victoria, and Waco. - •<
resident of the Times Publishing — 1—- —
Jo.r was presented an honorary'
Membership. in the Wichita Falls
xe's" group by C. C McDonald, a
Highlighted_hy the Sept. 27 opening of a new. sta-
dium and the Nov. 8 Homecoming game, the North
Texas. State College football schedule for this fall in-
cludes contests..with six strong Texas elevens and four
out-of-state teams which ex-students may have oppor-
tunity to attend, either at Denton or away from the
j Advance tickets to any of the home gai'es may be
obtained froin the athletic department of the college.
The complete schedule is; .' -i: . _ . :i
* Sept. 20 Texas Western '8 p.m. Odessa
♦Sept. 27 U. of N. Dakota 8 p.m. Denton
Oct. 4 tJ. of Dayton -—2; 15 p.m. i. Dayton,.
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Oct. 11 Mississippi State 2 p.m.
v Oct. 18 Hardin-Simmons
Oct. 25 Memphis' State
" Nov. 1 Trinity U.
**Nov.„:: •• 8 Texas Tech
iNovl 15 Cars well AF Base 8 p.m.
.Isfov. 27. "Midwestern U. 2:30 p.m.
* Formal Opening of New Stadium
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~ - Denton
Sept. 27against the University of
North Dakota. Final touches are
no^r being applied to the completed
arena and the turf is already in ex-
cellent shape for play, according to
Athletic Director Theron J. Fouts.
Location of the stadium west of
town provides ample parking space
for Visitors. '
opening recognition of this. Visit-
ing bands and school groups are ex-
pected to provide additional color. -
Although the home schedule in
the 20,000 capacity stadium in-
cludes five games designed to ap-
peal to fans, the Eagles also will
cover many miles in five j-oad trips
to Odessa and WichitS1 Falls;
Memphis, Tennessee; State College,
Mississippi, and Dayton, Ohio.
Season-opener for the Eagles will
be at Odessa, Texas, Sept. 20, in a
game with Texas Western under
sponsorship of the Odessa KTwanis
Club. The Eagles -downed a Miner • -
eleven last season at El Paso, 33-0,
and Coach. Mike Brumbleow's team
will be seeking to even the series.
The Miners' lettermen losses have
been in the backfield, while the 7
Eagles lost heavily in the offensive.;
and defensive lines. In 1961 the
Miners had a seven-three record
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Classes will begin oh .Thursday,
Sept. 25, for the ifall session at
North Texas State .College, fol-
lowing several days of registra-
tion and orientation activities.
Dormitories will open Synday,
Sept. 21, and beginning freshmen
will meet. Monday for testing and
conferences. Transfer students
will meet ^Monday night. Upper-
classmen' will register Tuesday
and freshmen and graduate sty-
dents, will register Wednesday.
Collins ' told the North Texaris
Rat Ihe college depends on them to
!•■ fneasure up to standards set in bus
hroughou the nation. To be a cred-
to their college, Collins said,
iembers must: . .
1. Greate a desire in the youth
the nation to know the truth
hout their city, state, and natioft.
Plans for a large-scale 1952
Homecoming celebration are al-
to Meef T. Tedi at Homecom/ng
ness industry and' education rcndy be'ngfr™adc by
ness, i n a u s t r y, and education headed by R G ShandS) basket-
3. Combat hostile criticism
tgainst education on all levels.
4. Be conscious of the needs of
lucational institutions—: especially
he levels of teacheiV salaries:
5.AMeet high standards in each
ealm of activity throughout the
In Cleburne Miss Katherine Ad-
ms, Mrs. Mozelle Schulenberger
nd Mrs. Fay Wofford entertained
f _xes at Mrs. Wofford's home. Mrs.
rS Schulenberger was chosen chair-
nan of the Cleburne group arid
Its. Jewel Dunn Crook will serve
P* Js, secretary.
At Dallas Mrs., Prudence BruhL
ad open house for exes. The guest
honor was E. J. Dram, e,x-stu-
ent now with the Dallas division
f the FBI. , • - -
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ball coach- at North- Texas State
" The foptball dpponent for the
Homecoming game will be Texas
Tech. a team which is known to
many .eXfes who liVZCMlWest Texas
but which has never played the
Eagles. The game will be played
in the new 20,000-capacity stadium
recently completed west of. the
main campus. Game time will be
2:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8.
Registration,for the 1952 Home-
coming will begin Friday after-
noon, Nov. 7. An all-college dance
and' other eritertainment will be
provided exes Friday night.
Saturday activities will include
a parade at-11 a.m., the . football
game at 2:30ra barbgcue after the
game, square dances and another
da rice, two stage shows, and pos-
sibly a basketball garrie. Barbecue
tickets will be on sale at the re-
gistration' table and -at the bar-
becue. — «"**''—' •.■■■■'
Because of irjterest shown in the
square dancing last year, the com-
mittee is planning a bigger
dance for this year and some North
wjll be secured as
'22, '32, '42, and '52 will b^ especi-
ally urged to attend the 1952
Homecoming: — ' ' '"*■
Jhe NTSC-Texas Tech game has
been designated as a Road Trip
|game for Tech stu '
eral thowsand tickets have been
reserved for the Red Raider fol-
Leonard Weeks, president of the
United Students of North .Texas,
and a committee of students haye
arranged with the athletic depart-
ment for the football queen and a
Queen. The football student
queen will be presented at the
opening game and other games.
A speciaT' Homecoming Queen, to
be elected by the student body,
will ;be presented at_ the Home-
- Committees for the 1953* Home-
coming. nominated i>v the Ex-
Students-Coliege Relations: Com-
mittee of which R. S. Marquis is
chairman, are: — _v
^General Homecoming: H. G.
White Oak Band to Be
Feature of Half-time
The White Oak School band will
be the feature band for half-time
vities of the opening of the
new Eagle-Stadium on Se£t. 27.
Plans are being made to have*
a feature band at each home game
this fall. Other bands will, be in-
vited to attend games and to par-
A football queen, to be elected
by members of the football squad,
Will be presented at the opening
game and will participate in half-
tiriie activities through the season.
A special Homecomiiig Queen will
be elected by the student body,
according to arrangements worked
out by representatives of
United Students of North Texas.
Shands, Emmett Ckmbron,/ and
Leonard W-^eks, president of the
body, assisted by the
physical education department.
Registration: Miss Beulah Har-
riss and Miss Mary Ruth
assisted, by Green Jackets.
Hospitality and Reception: Mrs.
Eva Joy McGuffin and Miss Caro- „
1 • ne Cpxie, assisted by members
of tho faculty.
Calendar of Events: M>ss Ouita
Taylor and Miss Katie Henley,-"
assisted by Student Senate.
Publicity: Bob McCloud, Mrs.
Dude Neville McCloud, Miss*Imo-
gene Bentley, L. M. Collins, and
ParadeT Leslie Sorrels, W. R. Er-
win, Earl BlantonT-and MIsS Helen
Wright, assisted by the industrial-
Entertainment: Floyd Graham
and Roderick Gordon.
Barbecue: Miss Florence Scoular
and Fred Connell, assisted by the'
art and home economics depart-
North Texas Day: R, V. Holland,
Miss Imogene Bentley, Floyd Gra- "
'oliinB, and Mrs. Dude
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