The North Texan, Volume 4, Number 3, March 1953 Page: 2
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Published four times yearly in the months of January, March, August,
and November by North Texas State College, Denton, Texas. Appli-
cation made for entry as second-class matter at the post office at
Denton, Texas, under act of August 18, 1903, as amended August
The North Texan is distributed four times yearly to former stu-
dents and other friends of the college who are interested in its ac-
tivities. Persons with news which might be used are invited to sub-
mit information for publication in later issues.
4 publication committee which serves as the staff of the North
Texan includes Mrs. Dude Neville McCloud, news service director,
chairman; Lady Kate Medders of the library service staff; C. E. Shu-
ford, director of the department of journalism; Dr. Imogene Bent-
ley, dean of women; and Emmett Cambron, executive secretary of
the Ex-Student Association. Officers of the Ex-Student Association
are: J. A. "Andy" Anderson, Lufkin, president; John Thomason, Fort
Worth; Don Matthews, Dallas; Jean Walsh, Wichita Falls, and Charles
Nelson, Harlingen, vice-presidents, and Emmett Cambron, executive
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Some other former student or friend of the college
might enjoy this copy of the North Texan when you have
finished with it. Why not mail it to him ?
Because of the limited number of copies printed and the
lack of correct, recent addresses for many people, it is im-
possible to get the North Texan to all who might like to
Don't throw your North Texan away. Pass it along to
another North Texan.
If you have any news of exes, the Ex-Student Associa-
tion would appreciate hearing from you. Send
to Dr. Emmett Cambron, NTSC station.
NT Art Graduates
Graduates and exes from the art
department are now in various
fields-from designing, decorating,
sculpturing and teaching in illus-
trating, drafting and advertising.
Helen Raines Gorman is an il-
lustrator with the government se-
cret service at Aberdeen Proving
Ground, Md. Elizabeth Martin and
Arlette Crawford are both drafts-
men with oil companies in Houston.
Teachers of art in the Fort
Worth school system are Dan Wall,
June Taylor, Carolyn Hoffman,
and Doris Moore. Clifton Barr
teaches art in Dallas, and Joe Lof-
tin teaches art in Beaumont.
James Hineman is owner of the
Craft Shop in Longview and Bill
Boyd is advertising director of the
Fedway Department Store in
Odell (Bob) Carpenter is with
the U.S. Air Force training for
operations officer on aircraft car-
riers and Harold (Corky) Bridg-
man is in the Navy, stationed in
Dr. Louis Hoover, director of
the art department at Illinois State
Normal University, is at Normal,
Ill. Joe Paul Castleberry teaches
at Camp Hood, and Paul Hudgins
is s t a f f artist for Newspaper
Printing Corporation at El Paso.
John Taylor is advertising artist
for the Denton Record-Chronicle
and Frank Smith is advertising di-
rector for A. Harris and Company
in Dallas. James Jackson is a di-
rect mail advertising artist for A.
Harris in Dallas.
Harris Fills Post
H. O. Harris of Denton, 1937 ex-
student who has served for 18
years as an educator in Denton
County, has been named school
superintendent of Denton County.
The former North Texan is the
father of two ex-students, Mrs.
Yvonne Harris Davis and O'Neil
Harris. Yvonne is a 1950 journal-
ism graduate who now resides with
her husband, ex-student Wesley
Davis, and young son, David, in
Arlington. O'Neil, a 1949 graduate,
is assistant to the principal and
coach at South Side Elementary
School in Arlington. He and Miss
Elizabeth Epperson of Cleburne
will be married April 2 in Cle-
In Dallas are Joy Dabney, tech-
nical illustrator for Chance Vought
Aircraft; Mary Virginia Rhodes,
interior designer for Daisy Acord
Studio; Betty Yarbrough, interior
designer for Kahn, Inc.; and Ron-
ald Johnston,-designer of interiors
and floral arrangements for a
landscaper and florist.
Bill Tucker is an interior de-
signer at the McWilliams Shop in
Longview and Dan Goodwin is a
wildlife conservation service sculp-
tor in Albuquerque, N.M. Teaching
at Corpus Christi Junior College
is Marvin Torley, and Bill Neale
is teacher of art in the Gladewater
High School. Bill is also a free-
lance advertising artist.
Carl White is in charge of win-
dow displays at Russell's Store in
Denton and Zelphia B. Layton is
supervisor of related arts for the
Caddo Parish School Board at
The two ex-students, Emmett
Cambron and Millard Collins,
checked over the association's
files before Collins left for his
new position in Dallas in Feb-
ruary. Cambron is the new ex-
Surpasses '52 Count
Enrollment at N o r th Texas
State College has reached a total
of 4121 for the spring semester, ac-
cording to an announcement from
the office of the registrar.
The total at the same time last
year was 3994, showing an in-
crease of 127 for the 1953 spring
In comparison with a 1952
spring semester enrollment in the
Graduate School, there are 633
registered for graduate work this
semester, according to Dr. Jack
dean of the
Emmett Cambron Replaces Collins As
North Texas Ex-Student Secretary
A 1932 graduate replaced a 1938
graduate last month when Dr. Em-
mett Cambron took over the duties
of North Texas State College's Ex-
Ex-student Ray Bonta returned
to the campus this month after an
absence of 23 years.
Bonta is supervisor of the visual
education unit of advertising, sales,
and promotion for General Elec-
While enrolled at NTSC, after
graduating from Denton H i g h
School, he was exchange editor of
the Chat, on the Yucca staff, and
a charter member of Pi Phi Pi
He transferred to the University
of Texas from NTSC and received
the bachelor's degree in journalism
in 1934. After graduation, he be-
came business editor of the Dallas
Morning News before joining the
Air Force in 1942.
Scraps from Scrappy...
Royal Baker Named Nation's
Regardless of Ex-Student Col.
Royal Baker's further destruction
in Korea, this column must go to
We've rewritten the story about
the McKinney ace so many times
for this one issue, that the machin-
ery is wearing out. First, we wrote
a note that the slender, quiet-spok-
en 34-year-old father of four chil-
dren had become the nation's top
jet ace now flying in Korea. A day
or so later, he shot down another
MIG, making a record of 10 MIG's
destroyed, o n e propeller-driven
LA-9 destroyed, one MIG probably
shot down, and one damaged.
Now, at press time, this 1945
industrial arts major has been
credited with another Communist
jet fighter and has become the
second man in history to down 11
DON GRIFFIN and the Dallas
group of about 100 exes were to
throw a dance on March 21 to
raise money for scholarships to
attend NTSC. Music for the shin-
dig was furnished by the Early
The Bronze Star Medal for mer-
itorious service has been present-
ed to SGT. BILLY J. HARRISON
in Korea, and TED TALBOTT, '51,
holds the Korean Service Medal
and the United States Medal.
BOB J. DAVIS is home from
Korea and MAJOR MELVIN
SELF, '51, has arrived in Korea.
Following service in Korea, CAPT.
BRUCE O'DELL has been as-
signed to the intelligence office at
Okinawa, and MILFORD LEWIS
is with the X Corps in Korea.
News from music exes notes that
JIM BOB FLOYD, '49, is teaching
at Lon Morris College; MARY
Top Jet Ace
NAN HUDGINS, '51, is studying
at Juilliard in New York; GREG-
ORY RODGERS, '49, is in the
armed forces; ALEX LESUER,
'50, plays with the Atlanta Sym-
phony and JAY COVINGTON, '50,
teaches at the Navy Music School
in Washington, D.C.
The Dipsy Doodlers, k no w n
now as the Chuck-a-Lucks, ap-
peared last month on the Chance
of a Lifetime television program.
The trio, CHARLIE DICKER-
SON, REUBEN NOEL, and AD-
RIAN McCLISH, are still going
strong in the East.
JOANN KAY, '53, has accepted
a year's dietetic internship at the
State University Hospital of the
University of Iowa. MRS. RUTH
RUSSELL THOMPSON, '42, is
keeping house for her farmer hus-
band and young daughter in Cor-
ALBERT BARTLEY, JR., '47,
is now county and district attor-
ney for Fannin County. RUTH
GROGAN and MARJORIE HITCH
of Houston and MARJORIE COW-
AN and MRS. HELEN HOAG-
LAND of Dallas are all connected
with oil companies now. ANITA
CARROLL, '52, is with an oil com-
pany in Odessa and was recently
married to BOB CASE.
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A week of fine arts events has
been scheduled for the second an-
nual Twentieth Century Festival of
Fine Arts at NTSC March 23
Highlight of the week will be an
appearance of Charles Laughton
who will give his readings in the
Music events during the week
will include three concerts and an
opera, Menotti's "The Consul,"
presented by the Opera Workshop.
The speech department will pre-
sent the College Players in John
Patrick's "The Hasty Heart" four
nights during the festival.
A recital by the Modern Dance
Group will be staged by the health,
physical education, and recreation
department, and the fine arts ser-
ies will present the Jose Limon.
An exhibition of the work of
Texas painters will open in the Lit-
tle Art Gallery, and the art depart-
ment will honor exhibiting painters
with a reception and dinner.
Poetry recordings of contempor-
ary poets reading their own works
will be sponsored by the English
Other events include lectures by
Mrs. Lillian Gilbreth, author of
"Cheaper by the Dozen," and
speeches by William Barney, win-
ner of the NTSC award for the
best book of poetry by a Texan in
1952, and Whitney Montgomery,
honorary president of the Texas
THE NORTH TEXAN
Student Association from Millard
Both exes have been on the col-
lege faculty since 1946.
Collins, a member of the School
of Business faculty, resigned from
the college to accept a position
with the International Business
Machines Corporation in Dallas.
Associate professor of health,
physical education, and recreation,
Cambron is also health coordinator
for the college and is an active of-
ficer in many national health
Millard, his wife and three
young sons, Gary, Ronnie, and
Don, are now living at 4538 Mc-
Kinney in Dallas, and his wife has
accepted a teaching position in the
Fannin Elementary School in Dal-
The former ex-student secretary
started his teaching work in the
Itasca Public School System after
his graduation at NTSC. He also
taught at Sherman and was assis-
tant director of student activities
at Texas A&M before serving with
the armed forces during the war.
Millard first came to NTSC in
1946 as supervisor of business ed-
ucation and received his master's
degree at the college in 1947. He
has done work on the doctorate
at the University of Indiana.
Native North Texan
Born in Blue Ridge, Collin Coun-
ty, Cambron attended elementary
schools there and at McKinney and
Colorado City. He graduated from
El Paso High School.
The new ex-student secretary
has served as a teacher in Collin
County, principal in El Paso, as-
istant coach at Laredo, and as a
teacher in the Kingsville Public
He entered the military service
in 1942 and was a major in the Air
Force. Cambron took the bachelor's
legree from NTSC in 1932, the
naster of education degree from
he University of Texas in 1933,
mnd the doctor of education degree
rom the University of Texas in
Dr. Cambron has recently been
appointed chairman of a national
'ommittee within the health divi-
:ion of the American Association
)f Health, Physical Education, and
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