College Hop offered to cooperate with the adminis- torship of the city high schools and ognized by the association, it will be year as instructor in mathematics
(Continued from Page One) trators in supporting the new project, at the present time retains that posi- one of a very few in Texas to be so in the Indiana State Normal School,
ed all meetings of the dance com- ^ T Lacks facilities 'ti<m to^ether with the position of honored during the first year of its and during a leave of absence granted
mittee and has assisted the various Dr Fl^d(,'rk.k Ebv profoaBor of Dean of the Houston Junior College, existence.'' by Dean Holmes of the Illinois Normal
„L„:pmo. wjt-h manv helnful sueges- -„, .. . ^, TT . -, » ^ — " - The Houston Junior College was University, Dr. Oberholtzer was plac-
cnairmen witn many neipiu. 0uBK« Education at the University of Texas Colleffe Work Praised i- ■ .... v *v \ a ■ \. _ * *t
4.:„„„ . , , ., ... v,uucge *»uiii i ia.iacu— recognized earlier in the year by the ed m charge of the course in educa-
: and recognized authority on the junior (Continued from Page One) state Departnrent ot Eauca,i„„ up0„ tion. He holds the Ph. B. and M. A.
, college situation ■„ Texas, discussed the Houston Junior College will be the ro„mmen(iation of j. E. Eeid. dcgrees from the ^versify of Chi-
tion of junior colleges
Tickets Distributed stated that it had been the policy of A-grade
Distribution of tickets has been tne University of Texas to encourage State.
-made and bids may be secured from the establishment of such institutions,
As a result of a recent decision by j
the social committee, Arrington will wjth t])e fioard h purpose and fimc. , n recognized as of eaual rank -7- '
i..j th„ arantl march ^ c ■ ■ .. • , "Jg**"y iccugiiutu as uj. equal ranx Th recommenc!ation was made after cago, the LL. D. degree, and has done
t.on of junior colleges m general and with the first two years of any other . detailed investigation and as a re- work towards his Ph. D. both at the
:ollege or university of the suit of ^ teachers completing courses University of Chicago and at Colum-
at the college are given full credit bia University. So far his entire
T , n i -v-i ^f fho tinlret ■ i. ■ . "... B'e Colleges Affiliated for such towards their teaching career has been devoted to the s
Jack Barker, chairman of the ticket especially m large cltieS) not only for other A de coU affiliated certificates
committee, or from various students the reas0I1 that the standard of work with the Assodatioil of Texas Co,leges "* .
appointed by Barker. done by the present junior colleges mciude tne University of Texas, A. & Honor Roll-
Chairmen of the various committees in Texas was considered of an un- M_ College, Baylor University, South-1 (Continued from Page One) ' of belonging to the following organi-
are: usually high type, but also for the ern Methodist University, and other'Miidred Jo"es> Leon Judd, Frances nations:
Shelley Jordan, decoration commit- reason that the University did not colleges of the highest standing in MacLau&hlin, Mrs. Ruby McMillan, The Board of Stewards, First Meth-
tee, assisted by Virginia Cronin, Mary have the facilities necesary for ac- tne state. Mrs. John L. Martin, Willie Matthews, odist Church; the Board of Direc-
of the public schools.
, Oberholtzer has the distinction
E. Morris, Lena Rosebaum, tors, Rotary Club; Life member of
Elizabeth Rigg, Mildred Braman, commodating its rapidly increasing "Students transferring from Hous- Nai
Julia Luckie and Dorothy Dixon. enrollment. Dr. Eby also stated that ton junjor College may enroll in any Mary L- Shepperd, Mrs. Robert Tray- the National Educational Association,
Joseph Maniscalco, floor committee, the junior college would be a means otner institution of higher learning lor' Elizabeth Turney and Benjamin having held executive offices in the
assisted by Misses Rigg and Cronin. of extending the school period beyond conej?e or university, without the ne- Yea£er- 'Department of Superintendents and
Merlyn Christie, advertising, and the high school years; that it would be cess;ty 0f an entrance examination "! Recortls show that only three stu- the General Section of National Ed-
Barker, ticket committee, assisted by of value and service to the community N K Dupre assistant dean of the ■dents 'n Houston Junior college at; ucation Association; Phi Delta Kappa
students of Central, San Jacinto, and in making it possible for many young junj0I. College said |tne end of *ast term made as many | and la a thirty-second degree Mason.
John H. Reagan high schools. men and women to obtain the benefits! «Mr Matthews' recommendation is|as five A's' or an A in each 3ubJect
Faculty Invited of college education who could not'of the ,ni hest to1 „ dedared Mr:^ey were taking.
Members of the junior college fac- otherwise do so; and that it would fur- Duprei "because it will determine our These students were M*s- Jewe11 A C0W may llve 0n grass but lfc
ulty have been given speical in- nish certain vocational training which rating'with all the other colleges and Askey' Dor°thy Tassey and Mrs., takes a butcher to make both ends
vitations to attend. would assist those students intending umve,.s;ties of tne State and else-l0' W" Wilcox- Only one other student, meat.
Bits of conversation heard around to enter the business world in meeting wnere Mrs. Rex Bumpers, made straight A's
the college indicate that the girls are the problems continually arising in j Mr_ Matthews arrived in Houston iin as many as four subjects.
doing their share in creating interest the competition of modern business. early Wednesday and spent the entire I "We nave given those who show
in the prom and also that many Shp,hv rnnfirnis morning in «t, insoeit.ion trin over excellent scholastic proficiency," said
inspection trip over j
charming and becoming evening Dr. T. H. Shelby, representing the the public high school system. HeiMr- DuPre' sPeciaI Privileges, be-
gowns are being planned for the University of Texas, confirmed the was accompanied by Dr. E. E. Ober-icause we *«1 that these persons are
This is expected to be the biggest statements of Dr. Eby and added that holtzer, president of the Junior Col-1suffgently interested in their work
and best dance which has ever been Houston nad every reason to have a lege, and superintendent of the Hous- j ~— ~" ~
sponsored by students of the college. successfui college if the situation was ton schools, and F. M. Black, dean of' Dr Oberholtzer—
Heretofore dances have been given properly managed. ithe college and supervisor of the' (Continued from Page One)
in the San Jacinto High School gym- ! Houston high schools ■ ody' For the most part thls group
nasium which restricted attendance to j , 0n^ Mar^h 7, 1927, therefore, at ^^ ^ ^ ^ ,of students has been thoroughgoing
Arriving at thi
On March 7, 1927, therefore, at
the Sam Houston high school, the i -lomea »y mr. uupre studious, and energetic, and the fac
Board- adopted a formal resolution Arnvmg at the college at about 4'lty has been devoted to its task_
providing for the establishment of a jP- m- Wednesday, the party was sincerely trust that this spirit shall
junior eollege. At the following meet- 'J°med bv Mr- DuPret' and an exam-|never wane, but will improve as the
(Continued from Page One)
the creation of this institution of ing of the Board on March 14*, plans :!nation of the college facilities was l^™ go"^'_ thuVplaciiirtoe Houston
higher learning were practically form-'were worked out for the establish-.immediately begun. Mr. Matthews Junjor college among those of highest
less. Nevertheless, the necessity of 'ment of a college and the organiza-showed specific interest in the college irank
providing for the 1,200 young grad-ltion of the faculty for the running records, the library, and the various'
,atea from the Houston high schools,'0f a school during the summer session Bcience laboratories.
the opportunity for furnishing a was completed. Dr. Shelby stated! "The Prospects for this junior col-
means for those already in business.that the University would assist in .'ege are bright, and I venture to say in achievement_ M ^ d
to furthur their own interests by voca-furnishing members of the faculty,:that « will become one of the best;.n ^^ * service to
tional training/and the privileges of and Dr. H. F. Estill of the Sam Hous-^ the country," Mr. Matthews uVk &nd ^ environs
encouraging those desiring the cultural ton State Teachers College stated cIared whlle In conference with Col-| __
advantages offered by college courses that a part of the faculty of this coI-|leee executives after the inspection,
urged the Board of Education to con- iege could be released to assist in I "Knowing the progress that is be-
sider the question of establishing acompletmg the faculty of the Junior\'m£ made in °ther departments of
junior college. 'College summer school. j Houston's school system and realiz-
Interviews Board . . ing what Houstonians have accom-
"The first year has been a good
beginning, remarkable in enrollment,
remarkable in spirit and successful
At the request of a number of the
parents of the young high school
graduates who felt it unwise for
young students to be deprived of home
guidance and control during the period
session of the
Houston Junior College begain on
June 6, in the San Jacinto Senior High
school building. TJhe daily sessions
lasted from 8 a. m. to 1 p. m., and
earnest going young men and women
who desire to prepare themselves for
the largest service in life.
"I desire to extend again my heartiest congratulations and best wishes
to the faculty and student body for
the year's work and for this first
unusual institution when visiting jissue of the "«»>■««•"
Houston Junior College. | After such hiSl> terms of praise
Such progress is a direct proof !and oest wishes for all concerned, it
plished in the past few years i
:school program, I expected to find .
of social immaturity, the Board of =»ntin,ued for five weeks- slx dW„f the excellence of the teaching staff to «>>» of justice to ourselves that
- week. The first regular sesion be- „„H „„ indication of ,heir untiring become better acquainted with the
W. C. MOORE
Second Nat'l Bank Bldg.
Education undertook to consider the
facilities of Houston for establishing san bep"™ber 19- 1927' 'efforts at every turn," Mr. Matthews m»" selected to direct the events of
an institution which would provide Called "Venture" ;concluded. I"» Jul"0' College during its infancy;
for further training of these students. This venture in education, as the, Mr. Matthews left Houston late.events that without a doubt will ever
The Board felt that the policy of Eice ■™nior college has been called, has .Wednesday night to return to Austin, '.fleet the college in years to come.
Institute in regard to providing a P"™1 in Houston a great success Makes Special Trip | Dr- Oberholtzer came to Hous-
junior college in connection with this anIl the administrators of the College Importance of the visit was further j»»n ■» J»ne. 192-1, to assume the
institution should first be determined. are hi«hlv gratified at the results.'emphasized when it was learned that superintendency of the public schools,
Accordingly, the President of the The "0™" don6 »v the school has been Mr .Matthews had made the trip from ! having been elected for a two-year
Board and others went as a committee sreatly commended, and the increase Austi„ for the specific purpose of term, which is the maximum length
to interview the Board of Trustees at "> enrollment and consequently the inspecting the college with a view to of time for which school officers may
Eice and lay before them the situa- growth of the faculty have been suf- appraising the work and reporting be elected. He was re-elected and is
tion and emphasize the urgent need ficieI1' P™of that Houston Junior Col- to the Committee on Standards of the now finishing his fourth year of ser-
and general demand for a junior col- '«« is fulfilling its function in pro- Association of Texas Colleges. !v,ce '■> Houston. At its meeting in
lege in Houston. 'Ming for th« u'gent need ™d S'e.t I The dean said that he felt sure that February, 1928, the Board of Educa-
The Board of Trustees of Eice Stat- demnM for means of higher educa- |the report would find favor with the tion re-elected Dr. Oberholtzer for a
ed that on account of limited finances, 'i™"1 advantages for a larger group, committee. After the recommenda- third term.
they could not establish a junior col- Fn.-oll.npnt Tn tion is aPProved it will be voted upon When the Houston Junior College
lege in connection with the institu- (Continued from page one) iDy a1' members of the association, was organized, the Board of Education, nor could they increase to any . . Approved by this body, the Houston tion by resolution made the Super-
extent the existing facilities to pro- „ became principal of Sam Junior College becomes a full-fledged intendent of Schools the president of
., j. iL . „ Houston High School. While
vide for the increase in enrollment . , "
which this plan would bring about.
junior college. That i
; that stu- Junior College.
"dents completing courses at the Jun-| Before coming to Houston, Dr.
ior College will be accepted without Oberholtzer served ten years as super-
1 question at any other college affil- intendent of public schools at Tulsa,
in that capacity Mr. Black also super-
;ated""that the naTure" vised the tuildin^ of San Jacinto
of the charter of Rice Institute itself H'eh Sch°o1 and "Pon its completion ^
forbade their establishing any school was aPP°inted principal of that aited with the Association of Texas Oklahoma. Prior to that time he
and charging tuition to the student seh°o1- !col!eges. Full credit for work done superintendent of schools ""at Clinton,
body, ' Mr. Black was again transferred jn the Houston Junior College will Indiana, for two years; assistant
The Rice Trustees, however, ex- Dack to Sam Houston High School as jjg received upon transfer of the superintendent of schools at Evans-
pressed themselves as approving of principal and served in that capacity Houston student. jville, Indiana; five years in the rural
the plan suggested by the Board of untu l923- when he was appointed- few Honored First Year (schools as principal of a small village
Education to establish a junior col- supervisor of the Houston high! "Junior colleges are usually given high school; supervising principal of
lege for those students not attending schools. (conditional affiliation at the end of the elementary schools of Terre Haute,
Rice who had planned to enter other] In 1926 he continued his advance- their first year," Mr. Dupre said, "and Indiana. He has had experience in
institutions away from Houston and ment by an appointment to the direc- if the Houston Junior College is rec-,college teaching, having served one
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