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Alpine Sul Ross Skyline (Newspaper) - December 21, 1927, Alpine, Texas Happy new year volume v. Sul Ross Skyline published by the students of the sul Boss state teach Feih or imp8fate teachers College. Alpine Texas wednesday. December 21. 1927 Quot olt we Kre the West tsp merry Christmas Winter term Lobo schedule to begin on january 3rd number 6 the new gymnasium history of school As eighth Christmas nears sul Ross is More prosperous than Ever before offers variety a Large enrolment and new building in Prospect foretell successful year 1928 a flu Skyline goes to press Santa Claus la about to visit Sui Ross for the eighth time. If the old gentleman has a Good memory lie will no doubt be surprised at the Many changes that he sees at the time of his first visit Sui Ross was a tender babe of the educational world. There was doubt As to whether of would live or die. It had a Small faculty almost no College students one building insufficient Money and its grounds were an untouched Hillside. Now at the time of Saint Nick s eighth coming Sui Ross has a student body of More than 300 it has a Large faculty which teaches a great variety of subjects the grounds Are improved and on them there Are a swimming Pool Tennis courts and u Golf course. Whereas in the almost prehistoric Days of eight years ago Sui Ross had no athletic teams Worth mentioning now it has a Doughty football team which claims the championship of the far Southwest and lately it has been received into one of the Best Texas conferences in his spacious bag Santa carries the plans of the new gymnasium the first unit of an extensive building program which will make the Davis Mountain school one of the most Beautiful teachers colleges in the state. But As both the building program and the new gymnasium build i lug Are covered in other stories in this Issue of the Skyline nothing More will be said of them Here. In spite of the truly extraordinary growth that Sui Ross Lias made in the past eight years Quot it has in the words of president la Murdock j who is responsible part it t log re i ii la lean Days of Sui Boss Are behind it the Days of fatness and plenty Are coming fast. As the school with the Best climate in Texas. Sui Ross has a definite destiny to fulfil. Its destiny is to teach those who teach to rebuild in Baxly and mind the teachers who Are responsible for the mental and moral development of the youth of Texas. That is its Mission an enlarged faculty and More buildings and equipment Only make its task easier. Many fast teams will Battle the teachers at Alpine in 192n Sui roes will have the i schedule that it has Ever had j Only will t Hgt i Albus play the j schools of the Sam class of Sui Jin the state but in addition most of j the games will be on the Home Field. Quot there Are Many advantages in belonging to a conference Quot said coach Graves in the office of the Skyline after he had returned from the conference meeting Quot anti one of the chief advantages i that it enables the conference school to it games easily for example i Hail the schedule almost Complete within five minutes after Sui Ross had been accepted by the t. I. A. the Alpine games on the schedule a especially Good. On september in a Wayland College will be played her on october is the Lobo will take on new Mexico a. To m. In Alpine on october 27 the Loyal supporters of the hobos Here in Alpine will have an Opportunity to see them get even with Abilene Christian College and on november 17 and 29 i if o up sul Ross is its now Imber of t. I. A. A. New gymnasium to be under construction Early in next year s4ks Victor j. Smith that the new gymnasium is soon to be a reality was the information Given to the representative or the. A a a a i Skyline by v. J Smith of the Indus n i i a Quot Quot Quot -.men, saturday the blueprints a of the building have been received from Ralph la Cameron. San Antonio architect. Bids Are soon to he advertised and construction should Start not Long after the hoi Ida is. Will take on Howard Payne and Mcmurry. Could a better schedule be imagined ? november and november 2 1 a still open but coach Graves and the athletic committee a negotiating with nearby colleges. Only three games have been scheduled to take place away from Alpine these Are the games with St. Mary a Schreiner Institute and Daniel Baker. Repairmen to be Busy during Xmas lamp Post. Tennis backstops. Chemistry table to be installed and new cases House museum specimens Hundred new additions made to collection museum being brushed up for w. T. H. A s. S. Meet according to or. V. J. Smith the museum of the West Texas historical and scientific society has received four new Glass cases one of these cases will be devoted to the Bistro Cal department one to the biological department one to the department of anthropology. Weapons will be exhibited in the other Case. A steel Cabinet for maps and documents has been placed in the museum. This Cabinet will keep important papers and documents where they May be readily found. A card Catalon is an other valuable addition recently obtained. During the fall term the museum has been kept open on thursday afternoons. The dates on which the museum will be open during the Winter term has not been announced. Visitors Are admitted by appointment. Preparations a now being made for the regular annual meeting of the. T. H. S. S. This meeting will be held some time in february. The exact Date has not been decided or. According to the card Catalon of i Hub dred new specimens i exhibition. The College engineering corps has several Job of repair and instalment with which to take tip their time luring the holidays and show the for the greater j a turning students that some a really begun to prove ments have been attempted and j accomplished Iii their Short absence. Is is most always the Case All of the jolts which a i it for finishing during the holidays a not even approached due to the Lack of time. Several of the tasks have been placed on the preferred list and a the most probable to be finished by the time the new term starts. The new chemistry table which recently arrived has been assembled and placed in its position but the plumbing Lias not been started. The tattle will be connected with the Gas line and the sink and the hydrants will be connected with the water system during the Holiday season. Another of the important tasks is the problem of repairing the badly depreciated Tennis courts. The places which have worn through will be filled in and the whole May be Given a thin resurface while the lines will have to be marked off and perhaps new nets put up. The backstops Are in bad need of repair also and will come in for their share of attention Quot the construction of the building should i Well along by the first of february said or. Smith when linked about til possible Speed of construction. A there tractors interested continued or Smith Quot and this should serve to keep tile bids i ii building is to be rectangular with to it end wings lit feet Long by let feet will. In order to match the other buildings on the Campus it is to i constructed of red faced Brick located feet East of the admit istra thin building the new Structure will be it an Angle of about 20 degrees with the former Structure this an a is part of a prearranged plan a the new gymnasium is hut a unit in the whole building plan. Which when completed will give Sui Ross one of most impressive campuses in the bout la West. The main floor of the new gymnasium will contain a basketball court and a gymnasium surface. The basketball court will he of. By in. With a safety zone four feet will on the ends and three feet wide it the sides. Titer will be portable bleachers to seat Foo spectators the end wings will House the offices with directors of men s women s physical education two rooms for physical examinations two a several con-1 classrooms and the stairways to the in til new gym basement. Windows will he situated in the offices so that the directors of physical education will he Able to observe the playing floor at All times. The basement will contain showers Wash rooms lockers a room for storage of athletic equipment team rooms with separate showers Anil Wash rooms Aud a girls social room. It is the plan of the physical education departments to have the men and the women to ii the gymnasium on alternate Days. With this arrangement. Flier. Will he no conflict in the ii of the building Good percentage of work on annual has been done ads being received is the fall term draws to a close the. Students who have been la Boring on the student publication Idrew a breath t Freedom for the first time in Iii a to it Moon and venture in j to the Holiday reason with unburden Al spirits it i interesting to note Iii things that have been accomplish a �?~1 Outing tin last twelve weeks by til energetic members of the Brand Starr la builder of the annual plunged into their years work with the characteristic enthusiasm of a Sui Boss annual staff. In their efforts they have been guided by miss Aynesworth of the English department. Atni miss Keeler director of Art and the most outstanding thing of their entire program is that All of the work. Including the design for Mon markers will he designed and the cover the Borders and the dial executed by Sui Ross student no a took material will he used students Are Ever anxious to learn what theme or Motif is to to adopted As a foundation for i forming of the Hook. So the Skyline reporter questioned Alex Mcgoni Magill. The editor. Ltd that very subject tile Brand editor was most reticent Quot the Mcgonagill Alii. Quot is being kept ail absolute secret but i might mention that the idea carried throughout will be appropriate for a a 1 Book in till Section of the country Quot k very one awaits with Intel St the. Publishing of the. Yearbooks. That this Puzzle May be solved a great Leal of tile picture work has to ii done ail it i ii e class panels hav. Bee ii eat to the engraver and the Brand staff receives a 30 per continued on last Page a Byron my first love president Morelock in Chapel poets Are men apart. And should not be judged As Are Ordinary men miss Britt sums up physical education trends in address Sui Ross to feature physical education to have lodges horses turfed course. Etc. Ask me another i Why to a a Art Isis and w t items spoken of .1 s Kolo in inn a 2 where a Atlantis Vav ii i i t lie Onliest i re k let tee frat r til to ? i who w i Genghis k Hati where were the seven cities of 111 i ? 6. Vav hat is Centaur who is t a orge Jeun ? k Are the a real pygmies it Vav to Iii Ell ted t to r a a to in. I a 111 i to a be have tails i arise a on last Page i acceptance on Hest Applina. Tion is encouraging to sul Ross j. T. A. C. Refused in going into the , Sui Ross is joining six other teachers colleges Sui Ross state teachers College has been admitted to the Texas intercom Legate thl. To. Association on probation for the period of one year during which time they will play various member or the conference and comply with All of the conference fill. Blit will not i. Eligible to be awarded the championship of the it inference in any Aport John Tarleton agricultural College applied for admittance at the same meeting but was denied on the grounds that they Are not a senior College. The acceptance of this College As a member of this conference which is prominent All Over the state will j by a great Benefit to it both in the i football world and Iii the Academie possibilities \ 11 Bough the eligibility nil. Are strict it i reasonably Sui hit this news will bring Many new player to this school and will a lid in bringing Buck the old ones who wish to try their hand against More worthy opponents when prospective students i ii ii i a it of Thau to cities As to the athletic standing of the school the Mere fact that Tbs school i a member or that conference will have great weight with i hem v conference championship gives tiv school More prestige than the winning of a Large number of games against worthy opponents. Sui i will step out into tile conference with the possibility of tip one of til Best teacher ill the state i bet a re some it Bool tat and Iii others who i not Over a certain Pettit of their teach from colleges which do not belong to the soul Bern a Octal Ion of f Rolleg. And on of the requirement for admittance to tin association is that till of the i Hooks must be a member of some recognized and organized athletic conference now that Sui Ross ii ii s been admitted in Thi conference Aud is eligible building colleges to Iii this continued on last Page choosing As his subject. Quot my first president Morelock addressed the student body Friday december 8, at the Assembly hour. Discussing in an intelligently appreciative manner the poetry of lord Lyron. In order to clearly illustrate his Points or. Morelock read a number of the poet s Well known compositions. Quot psychologists Are coming to real lie Quot the president said in introduction. Quot that the emotional tendencies and possibilities of a person s life count the most in influencing Bis but not until other and More import. Conduct and even his thinking. And Tarn jobs Are finished. Byron possessed the emotional Quail the new lamp posts and lamps will ties that swept him Ort the plane of be erected on the main drive and the Ordinary Man a a the speaker Contin Fenc which is now on the gymnast j Felt a Byron As a poet has several cum site will probably be moved also unusual qualities the speech brought sub College gives Christmas play at Chapel period Are now on 4 the sub College presented a one-1 act play a Why the Chimes by Elizabeth Apthrop Mcfadden adapted from a Story of the Genie name by Raymond Mcdonald Alden j in Chapel on december 16. Tile scene of this play was the Interior of a Wood choppers hut on the Edge of a Forest. The time was the dusk of a Day Long ago. The cast of characters in the order of their appearance was Holger a peasant boy Raymond wheat Steen his younger brother. Edward Burke Bertel their Uncle Thomas Skevington an old woman Corinne Barker tile priest John head a courtier Dwight Austin an old scholar John Henry Livingston a Rich woman Evelyn Smith a Young girl. Helen out he was a Lover of nature free dont. And of the freshness Beauty and youth of of. A and although he died Young he lived an intense life Quot the president said of Byron. The conclusion that or. Morelock Drew was that More people should live tin intense lit that characterizes the artist both in practical and artistic Fields. Then or. Murdock read a number of poems of byrons selected from Matthew Arnold s edition of that authors works. In conclusion the president declared that a we talk too much of life rather than participating in Walnea the King Bob Lark the Angel Letha Chaffin. The sub College gave this play last year at Christmas Tim this play is visual going to be repeated for Alpine Pat which it teacher association miss Lutie Britt head or the department of physical education. Talked to the student Baxly of the new trends in physical education in Chapel monday. December 12 ii Ross. According to miss Britt is featuring physical education Arni she prophesies that the Day will a Xun he Here when the school on the Hill w ill have a dozen Tennis courts a Golf course with grass fairways a Mountain Lodge and a stable of horses. A majority or the states said miss Britt have uniform Laws for physical education. Texas does not have one a Hill having failed to pass the Texas legislature in March 1927 i lits Bill Quot she said Quot was to require physical education and to provide the necessary physical directors and the equipment for the development of All children Iii backward schools a Well a in the modern progressive on if is hoped that Texas will on i Quot a Bill that w ill take. Are of the. Health and physical development of All Alldren modern physical education does not Tress the development of the trained team athlete continued miss Britt the so called minor ports us ii As ten Ais. Golf hiking Wim min and Riding Arth ones that Are dressed in this respect Sui Kus. Is taking the Lead and to that Rod the College is planning to have a Ruble of Riding horses a new Golf course w Ith grass greens and fair j ways a Mountain Lodge for hiking parties and at least a dozen Tennis courts with these mean the iridis students will be taught sports will keep them la shape 1927 letter men named by Graves at Lobo feast students Are to get grades As Christmas present dec. 24 it would seem that rile registrar is attempting the role of Santa Claus this year or at least for those More fortunate students that have been faithful Iii preparing their term s work. For according to miss Annall. Linn s announcement the term grades will a mailed in time to j reach the students saturday decent Ber 2 1 the Day before Christmas As is the usual custom re grades Jot those students under Twenty one j years of age will he mailed to their parents however it person is considered Independent economically by i til col lege officials the term grades w 111 of called to him personally seven new registrations in correspondence courses Dyer and Mcneil elected to Lead Lobos next fall through life. Seven new Tud or have enrolled for correspondence courses in the last two a Ltd k of these even. Two in enrolled Tor mathematics two for English and one for Commerce history. And education respectively. I he names of tin new students and the courses they Are taking Are As follows or Phoebe Desautels Elpaso mathematics mrs to. It Humphrey Pecos English Harris Valentine education Dora Dee Nowlin Westhoff Commerce Marie Rubio Del Rio mathematics Paula s. Alia a Laredo history Thelma Watson Sau Antonio English i the. Lobos fulfilling their annual custom officially closed til 1927 foot Ila 11 season with a glorious test of banqueting and speech making at the Holland hotel on the evening of december 12 president Morelock presided As toastmaster of the evening the election of Charlie Dyer a Captain and Ray Mcneil a Backfield Captain were features of the i banquet after dinner speeches by the athe prudent and several football men served to make the program More interesting through out her to final whistle of the a son every football Man looks Forward to la annual banquet it it ugh a gathering the boy not Only get i swell feed wit ii All the trimmings. But they a rewarded wit ii t ii a i r Quot letters Quot which stands for a season of hard Aud faithful work a a a the Gridiron the evening of december 12 a set As the Date for the Lobo feast and on that afternoon every member of tin Lobo pack had his hair combed and glossed. The odor of hair tonic and perfume was evidence of the Many Quot dates Quot that wer to follow the continued on a 3

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