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ERICH BRANDEIS TOP SPEAKER Prominent Newspapermen Wi Appear At journalism Session Erich Brandeis, nation ally known newspaper columnist and author, who will be featured as one of the headline speakers at the Southwestern Journalism congress congress to be held at Texas Technological' Technological' college April 29-30, is one of the few businessmen who have successfully turned writer. He has been a corporation vice- president and a feature writer and also a public relations expert and a reporter. In his younger dsys as a begin- nin" reporter, Brandeis interviewed interviewed such people as Belgium's King Albert, Billy Sunday and Henry • Ford. The knowledge he gained of people has given him a wide perspective perspective with which he views the world, its people and their problems problems in his column, "Looking At Life" which appears daily in The Lubbock Morning Avalanche and in'The Sunday Avalanche-Journ- Writai Syndicated Column Brandeis, who is also promotion director of King Features as well as author of the syndicated col- 'umn, and vice-president .of the New York chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, national honorary profession- si journalism fraternity, will be just one of the nationally known journalists who will appear - at the two-day meeting. The Texas Tech journalism department will act as host to the convention which attracts students and faculty members members from journalism departments all over the Southwest. Brandeis was born in Berlin and received his B. A. degree from the University 41 Berlin. He came .to the United States before World War I. He worked, as a reporter, on both the San Francisco Examiner Examiner and the San Francisco Call after coming to this country. Jelni King Feature! In the early 1920's, Brandeis took a job with King Features. H« then started branching out as puolicist and magazine contributor. contributor. He did such work for Cosmo- politon, Good Housekee ping, Business Week and many others. In 1838 King Features named him promotional director. He is now also an executive of International News Photos and the Central Press association. As --an author, Brandeis has written two books and helped write a third. They were 'Franklin 'Franklin D. Roosevelt, The Man," "Old Hickory," and in collaboration with Dr. V. C. Thomas, "The Successful Physician." He has also written several one act-plays and is an honorary member of the Pennsylvania State college chapter chapter of Sigma Delta Chi. A resident of New York by winter winter and of Brookfield Center, Conn., during the summer, Brandies Brandies is, as readers of his column know, an amateur farmer of some .standing. - "I raise vegetable's, mostly to- j ir.atoesr and Japanese beetles," he I says 1 with a smile. He is married to the former Olga Williamson of North Carolina. In his ' letter of acceptance to the invitation to appear appear at the congress here, he wrote, "I shall not deliver a formal formal talk. I intend to have your people look upon me as a fellow newspaperman and not an old fuddy-duddy who throws out his chest and pontificates." Other leading journalists who will appear on the program include include Ernest C. Kirschten, chief editorial writer of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch; Noland Noirgaard, Associated Press bureau chief in Oklahoma City; Paul White, editor editor .of the Ford News from Dallas; Dallas; Dwight Allison, managing editor of The San Antonio Light; Don Hinga, roving reporter for The Houston Chronicle and Texas represeniative of Time, Life and Fortune magazines; Dr. Ralph Casey .director of the school of journalism at the University of Minnesota; Ward C. Mayborn, publisher of The Sherman Democrat; Democrat; R. B. McAlister, manager of radio Station KICA in Clovis, N. M., and John L .Mortimer, public relations counsel for the United States Steel corporation in Dallas. Dallas. Appearing on a panel discussion program will be: .Keen Raferty, from the University of New Mexico, Mexico, school of journalism; R. W. Whipkey, publisher of The Big Spring Daily Herald; Forrest Weimhold, publisher of The Hockley Hockley County Herald and William L. Donnell, city editor of The Wichita Falls Daily Times. .The Southwestern Journalism congress is composed of schools and departments of journalism from Oklahoma university, Okla-' homa A. and M., Baylor, Texas Christian university, Southern Methodist university, Hardin-Simmons, Hardin-Simmons, Texas A. and M., Mary Hardin-Baylor, Tulane, Texas university, Louisiana State university, university, Texas State College for Women and Texas Tech. i Applications For Playground Positions Will Be Received Applications for, positions of playground director and assistant playground director will be received received in the office of the recreation department, 106 City hall, beginning beginning April 11, Miss Zora Joy Gilford, supervisor of playgrounds and centers, said Saturday. "Requirements for those positions positions are somewhat flexible, according according to individual qualifications," qualifications," she said, 'However, applicants applicants should be at least 20 years old, should have had at least two years of college training, with emphasis on craft? and physical activities and should have a natural natural ability to meet people and make friends." Openings apply to work at the

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  1. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal,
  2. 10 Apr 1949, Sun,
  3. Page 5

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