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The Cougar, Vol. 2, No. 1, November 16, 1928
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Title The Cougar, Vol. 2, No. 1, November 16, 1928
Alternative Title The Cougar, Vol. II, No. One, November 16, 1928
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  • Williams, Crawford, Jr.
Date November 16, 1928
Language English
Description From masthead: "Published Monthly by the Students of Houston Junior College of Houston, Texas."
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  • College student newspapers and periodicals
  • University of Houston
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  • Houston, Texas
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  • newspapers
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  • Text
Identifier LH1.H6 C6; OCLC: 10270243
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  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • University of Houston Archives
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Transcript Odll UIMTDii VOLUMNE II HOUSTON, TEXAS, NOVEMBER 16, 1928 NUMBER ONE DANCE SLATED FOR NOV. 24 "Cougars' Defeat Westminster, 39-2 H.J.G. PLAYERS STAR IN FOURTH SEASON'S WIN Blinn Memorial Is Only Defeat During Football Season, but Cougars Have Return Game. Behind perfect interference the Cougars, headed by Scarbrough, Elmick and Jones and assisted by Oaks, Sadler, Reynolds, Jeter and Boyd won from Westminister Junior College b;- a score of 3&& TJhfi team performed well, but a lot more is expected of them in the Blinn game. Every man played a part of the ^ame, and with but few exceptions showed that they are improving. The 185 pound average team of Westminister, was made so by two beefy tackles, McDonald and Willis. The rest of the team was hardly on high school par. Alten Academy beat the Mexia boys, (56-0. Allen also beat Blinn 7-C, so you see we have quite a battle for next Saturday. The game was filled with thrills, and groans, as the flashy Jones, Elmick and Reynolds ran wild, and as heavy penalties were inflicted. Westminister didn't fare so bad with the CECIL SMITH Cecil Smith, M.A.. director of athletics at Houston Junior College who i.s a member of many honorary organizations and an experienced athlet rector. di- ! MEMORIAL TO COACH BENDER By Garland Sadler It is but fitting that we should pause midst the gaity of college life and pay tribute to our departed friend, Coach John R. Bender, whose presence is so sadly missed. He was a bright star upon the stage of life. His smiles were ever radiant; his sternness was ever inspiring. His personality was void of the artificial and distinctive in (Continued on Pane 2) Soph's Adopt Plan to Name Chairman Nominations for Chairman o£ the Sophomore Class are Byron Sadler, Mary Elizabeth Rigg and Wallace Banks, it has been announced. These nominations were made after a new plan of organization was adopted for the class. Instead of the officers of last year the class will elect a chairman who, with the help of an (Continued on Pnjje 21 Coach Smith's Record Unusual Everyone is anxious to know something of Cecil Smith, director of athletics at Houston Junior College. Coach Smith holds an M. A. degree and has completed one years' work towards his Ph.D. He was a four letter man for three years at North Texas A. & M. At University of Texas he played one year of basketball, one of football, and for three years was one of the outstanding track men in the Southwest Con- (Continued on Page 2\ HONOR GRADE ORGANIZATION ESTABLISHED Organization for Students With High Grades Sponsored by Mrs. Soule There has been introduced into the Houston Junior College a new society which, until a suitable name has been selected, will be known as the "Honor Society." It is an organization whose mem- l.,i.^.Mii|..' unk-.-m (-1 ill--.:e whs uavts attained a high grade average at the college. The association is being -sponsored by Mrs. Soule, and its first meeting was recently held at her home. Those present at this meeting were: Mrs. Wilcox, who was elected president; Earline Gurm, secretary; Dorothy Tassey, club reporter: Mrs. Askew, Mrs. Bumpers, Miss Mamie Willi- ford, Miss Evelyn Wolfe, and Mrs. Edgar Soule, honorary member and sponsor. These eight pioneer members make up the Advisory Bo%rd of the club, and will make all decisions concerning membership, fundamental laws, etc. The schedule suggested but not definitely adopted, for the requirements for membership is as follows: Number of courses taken: 5; Entire number of grades made during year, (Continued on Pane *) BILL JETER Dramatic Club is Working on Play The name of the Dramatic Club of Houston Junior College will be changed to the Bender Dramatic Club, in memory of Coach John Bender, who was sponsor of the organization last year, it was decided at a recent meeting of the club. "The club did this to try to express what it cannot put into words— the appreciation of the kindness, p&- ience and good-fellowship of our beloved friend," said Mary Elizabeth Rigg, a member of the club, "and it is indeed an honor and good fortune that we have with us as sponsor of the club this year the one Coach Bender held"' (Continued on Pace 3 I Junior College Is Largest in State The Houston Junior College has now the largest enrollment of any junior college in Texas, according to reports issued by Registrar H. W. South. The total enrollment for the semester is 510, showing a large increase (Continued on Page 2) Blanket Tax Every college and university has an assessment of $10 or over to cover expenses of athletics, publications, p.nd student association membership. This fee is not compulsory, but one who does not pay his tax must pay admission to all athletic contests that ^e would otherwise be admitted to on the face of his association card. He is not allowed the privilege of voting on association problems, or for association officers. And on top of that, the fellow who Bill Jet^er, popular sophomore j and well-known athlete who was j elected president of the Students' = Association of the Junior Col- ] lege at an election held by the t students. i Bill Jeter Chosen For Student Head Bill Jeter, prominent in Houston athletic circles and popular sophomore at the Houston Junior College, was selected President of the Students' Association at an election held by the students. His popularity and the students' belief in his ability to fill the position was demonstrated when he received nearly two-thirds of the ballots cast by the student body. Jeter's nearest rival, Richard Speed, received approxi- Alpha Chi Newest Social Organization Alpha Chi. a new social organization, under discussion, will probably make its appearance at the Junior College sometime next week. This group will take an active part in the campus life of the college. For the past two weeks charter members of the club, tentative members, and their guests have been entertained at the homes of various members and the organization has been discussed at length. Plans are being formulated for a banquet at the Brazos Hotel at an early date. College officials will be tendered special invitations. (Continued on Pace 21 SOCIAL AFFAIR OF SEASON AT VARSITY CLUB High and Low Seniors Are Given Special Invitation to Attend First College Dance of Season One of the most important events on the Houston Junior College calendar will be an informal dance given at the University Club on Staurday night, November 24. The affair has l>*?n mnch talked of the last few weeks and the student body has shown that it not only approves of the dance but will assist in every way in making it the biggest success of the year. Having been approved by both student and faculty-social committees, various committees, appointed for the purpose, have been busy making arrangements for decorations, the distribution of tickets and other details so necessary to the success of a dance. H. W. Harris, chairman of the faculty social committee declared: "The success of the dance is assured. The student body has shown (Continued on Tate 81 BLINN NEXT TO MEET COUGARS Blinn Memorial on Card for Game Next Saturday. November, 17th, at Brenham. Texas Those of you who saw the last Blinn game are still wondering just how they did it. Siki Sykes, ex-Aggie star and Blinn coach, drew quite an array Of material from over the state, and drilled them in Aggie football. As you all know, the Farmers have a way of sweeping their opponents off Basketball Squad Practice Dec. 1st. Candidates for basketbail will report immediately after football season is ended, about December 1. Things look good for the basketeers this year. Sadler, Scarbrough, Q. Jones, Hilton and Jeter are returning from last year's regulars. In addition Dee, Jones, Elmick, Km Oakes are expected to try for the
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