The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, May 26, 1953, Image 2

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Battalion Editorials Page 2 THE BATTALION TUESDAY, MAY 26, 1953 Present Leadership Assures ESA Progress Students Must Leave Dorms By Saturday FSA Uses Over $250,000 For Student Loans Fund ►ROGRESS is inevitable for the Former Student during the coming year with such All summer school students who are now in school must move to their new rooms by 3 p. m. Satur day, said Harry L. Boyer, chief of housing-. All dormitories except those to jjouston be used this summer will be locked Dunn is fortunate to have been proceed- at 3 p * m ' Saturda y- , , A rn \ tit-4. 11 Students who will change rooms, ed by A. F. (Smiley) Mitchell 09 of Cor- but who want to leave th ^ campus More than a quarter of a million sets now totaled $272,381.03. The Evans praised the loan fund as dollars is now being used by the majority of this money, $154,194.76 a most worthy project. is invested in municipal bonds at He lauded A. F. (Smiley) Mit- cost, he said. chell ’09 of Corsicana, outgoing From the $272,381.03 total of president of the FSA, as one of the Former Students Association to give aid to students through loans, said Sterling C. Evans ’21, Stu dent Loan Fund trustee and pres- assets, $23,508.66 is earned and persons most responsible in estab- ident of the Federal Land Bank at Explaining to the FSA Council dents also are being considered, he here Saturday, Evans said that as- said. used in giving aid to students. Hshing and building up the loan Loans to recently graduated stu- fund. The FSA’s balance sheet through tions, love for the school and unselfish work and ability has continued to develop the as sociation into a better working organization. The association has been fortunate in deed to have been blessed with the leader ship it has received during the last few years. This weekend as the association’s Coun- rangements with the present oc cupant of the room about storing possessions. Military students who move early must clear with their dormi tory counselor before checking out of their old rooms. Boyer said. A room key and a yellow receipt for the key deposit are necessary to turn in room keys. The key and Suspenseful ’I Confess’ Has Good Photography By JERRY BENNETT Battalion Co-Editor receipt may be turned in at the cil held its annual spring meeting, fuses to Housing Office, room lot, Good- destructable time bombs were exposed win HaI1 - Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden throughout the meeting times. A letter with Students are urged to dis- and Brian Aherne—Warner Bros. , u ^4-u A+.U1 4-- card P a P er and trash as soon as —Campus Theatre, such an effect from a member of the Athletic possible ?o there will not be such ^ Council was circulated secretly and never large amounts to clean up the last few days of the semester, Boyer* said. CS, Bryan Start Civic Music Week “I Confess” is another Hitchcock testimony proving that good movies can still be produced without Marilyn Monroe or a hoard of Roman gladiators slaughtering film’s photography does a great <=> — o ^ ^ ' ----- - ouu wno warn; to reave me campus * jrjrtnc^ a r\ A x>rric? a capable man as J. Harold Dunn ’25 of Am- sicana, who with his deep religious convic- before Saturday, may make ar- J\l\. 1 o J±1\U U/A.l\. 1 *3 arillo in its presidency. • ‘May 30 Orders’’ A Mistake? 66W/ATCH monkey; do like monkey.” ^ This military treatise has been follow ed continuously here in the operation of the Corps of Cadets and has many times proved to be its undoing. The reason, of course, is simple: The cadet officers are willing to “dish it out, but don’t like to take it,” consequently, the subordinates do not wish to follow certain directives. A recent example is the wearing of uni forms until May 39, for purposes of “corps control.” Although the plan is sound in theory and approved by both cadet officers and the Commandant’s Office, it has not been fol lowed by the cadet officers. They have continued to remain non-reg; that is, out of uniform, and with little at tention from the military authorities. Although the officers may not be re sponsible for checking the MSC Fountain Room, many seniors could have been found out of uniform there at any time of the even ing. The counsellors, however, rarely strayed from the MSC main lounge. We have no complaints against civilian clothes, in fact, we like them. However, we feel that orders should be issued with the idea of enforcement. These orders it seems should have never been issued. role a sincerely natural characteri- , - . t-. . -• . r*. . X’HIIIH.HiC cl X1U XUVJU. zation. Anne Baxtei*, as Olllt S Accounts Receivable _ former lover, turns in hex* usual } Confess’ starring Montgomery fjne p er f ormance . April 30, shows a total of $135,998. The complete balance sheet is: Assets: Cash on Hand and in Banks... S 23,276.34 Campus Activities Stock 900.00 Notes Receivable, Campus Activities 10,000.00 U.S. Savings Bonds. Series F. . . 333.00 Municipal Bonds at Cost 19,685.26 U.S. Treasury Bonds 7,000.00 U.S. Savings Bonds, Series G. . . 5,000.00 U.S. Savings Bonds, Series G (Gold Star Fund) . . . 25,000.00 U.S. War Savings Bonds, Series F (Gold Star Fund) . . . 24,790.00 Advance Rentals Paid to A&M College Re Campus Cleaners Building 19,495.38 Furniture and Equipment .... 1.00 517.02 Inabilities: Total §135,998.00 Karl (“Streetcar Named De- Notes Payable to Endowed Scholarship Trust $ 18,401.00 Reserve for Endowment Contract Payments 9,050.00 as the playboy Crown Prosecutor, ^axesWUh^and on Hand .'. I! 49 ’lifl.?2 sire”) Malden, as a smiling bull dog detective, and Brian Aherne, made public at the meeting. However, both Mitchell and Dunn have shown they know how to deal with such a problem. Mitchell explained it when he told the Council that the Board of Directors are re sponsible for the management of the college and not the former students. Dunn expressed his feelings strongly when he said that he would work for the ob- Sponsored by the Brya „ civie jectives of the A and M System in coordina- Music Association, the project’s tion with the objectives of the association. success depends upon selling enough memberships to form a He also shunned any affiliations with any local civic concert plan in this area, hears the confession of a murderer, secret organizations, or such, which may This plan consists of a large Sinc ‘ e h< “ le arned of the murders also clothe their roles with be- lieveable acting. Suspenseful Atmosphere Under Hitchcock’s direction, the Excess of Assets over Liabilities and Reserves 58,435.28 Total $135,998.00 deal in carrying the film’s suspen seful atmosphere. Angle shots of magestic Canadian churches and cathedrals are both beautiful and sexy Christian slaves. Although director Alford Hitch cock has filmed this story with out his usual shock effects, he Civic Music Week started yes- still retains the combination of an weird examples of excellent movie terday in College Station and Bry- unusual setting, situation and cast photography. an to raise money for at least three of characters which have long The camera technique of photo- been a trademark of his produc tions. concerts in this area by famous musical artists. CHS Third Grade Gives Program The third grade pupils of A&M Consolidated School gave the year’s last assembly program for the graphing a series of street signs which finally point to the murder elementary school Friday. Canadian Priest The movie concerns a Canadian priest (Montgomery Clift) who Changes Made Are Good exist in the association, as they exist here at nurnb . ei !. of nod H>ro f it co-operative associations combined to bring the college. He said he would represent all of famous musicians to communities the association and not any one clique or fac- that would otherwise be unable to tion “if in fact they exist.” affo ^ d such concerts, according to Sarah Watts, publicity chairman The former students can prove to be a of the campaign. continued profitable affiliate of the college. Mrs - K ! rby Whaton, national re presentative of the Civic Concert With the guidance which they will have Service, evplained details of this in the coming years, we feel they will play a pIan ye sterday to members of the Bryan Civic Music Association at major role m building a greater A and M. Barker Dining Hall. We wish them luck. ^ campaign will be carried on throughout the rest of this week Directed by Mrs. C. K. Leighton, the class gave an original play and sang sbngs on health and safety, emphasizing the fact that no Col lege Station children have had serious accidents this year. College Station Policeman Curtis Bullock talked on the bicycle safety program, and the Reverend Thom- Two Aggie-Exes have completed as H. Swygert of Our Savior’s loom is only one of the films sever al suspensful novelties. Two Exes Finish Specialists School crime in confessional, he is bound under the priesthood oath not to reveal the murder’s name to the police. This brings slight compli cations when the priest himself is a course in chemical warfare at Lutheran Church spoke on being accussed of the crime. dm Eta Jima Specialist School in a responsible person. Once again demonstrating his Japah. Rev. Swygert also awarded per- quiet and unassuming acting They are Second Lt. William J. feet attendence certificates to 15 McLean of Lampasas, ’51, and pupils of the elementary school. Second Lt. Charles R. Dunn of Waco, ’52. Lt. McLean received a BS de gree in industrial education. He is the son of Joe G. McLean of technique, Clift gives the priest’s Movies Set Tonight For Little Leaguers Two movies of to sell memberships and promote material to Little League base- Jn March of 1952 and prior (Continued from Page 1) ‘We must also recognize that a my purpose, regardless of my own personal opinions and convictions, to represent one clique or one fac- college family of 6,000 to 7,000 t2 0n within this great association students is different from a family if in fact> there ex j sts or should of 1,000 or 2,000 students which develop such cliques or such fac- existed when some of us were ti ons .” here,” Dunn said. Changes Were for Good “We should make sure that our activities and our programs always conform to the broad objectives outlined in these two documents. “As representatives of the asso ciation, we endeavor, through the program adopted, to carry as much Dunn called on all the associa- information about the college as the plan in this area. Adult memberships cost $6 and student memberships cost $3. Deadline for memberships is 5:30 p. m. Saturday, May 30. Promotion will be carried on over local radio stations and by speeches at high schools and at civic club meet ings. Concerts will be booked and an nounced Saturday night. Head- tonight in A&M Consolidated High School’s cafeteria, said J. R. Oden, co-sponsor of the league. The films, which will last ap proximately an hour, cover the methods of playing infield posi tions. Admission is free. Mrs. Walter H. Delaplane pre sented Texas Readers Club certifi cates to 23 fifth grade pupils. Under the direction of Mrs. G. P. Parker and Mrs. Pearle Tanzer, Lampasas. His wife, Peggy, lives the pupils have read during the instructional Lampasas. He entered the army year ten books of the types specifi ed by the Texas Education Agency, Alba Jo Karcher was mistress of ceremonies. to ball players will be shown at 7:30 overseas shipment, was stationed at San Marcos Air Force Base. Lieutenant Dunn is the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Dunn of 2726 Live Oak, Waco. He received a BS degree in geological engineer ing from the college in May of 1952, and entered the army in All players from high school July, after serving as a geologist leagues on down are invited, and Little League major and minor players and their fathers are for the Humble Oil Co. at Wichita Falls. tion to work together in accom- possible to members so their in- quarters for the campaign are in especially urged to attend, Oden Dunn said that most of the for mer students would agree that most of the changes which had taken place were for the good. The new president repeatedly stressed the improvements made by help,’ the college and the better gradu- work plishing its objectives in coordina- terest will be maintained through tion with the objectives of the col- their opportunity thus provided to lege as set forth by the state. keep abreast with the over-all pic ture. “Facts and information present- I expect to receive a lot of e d in this manner in my judgment he said. “I am willing to eliminate misunderstanding and and work until you men gives our individual members the LaSalle Hotel Lobby. said. New Officers (Conttinued from Page 1) Expects a Lot of Help to judge for them- ates it was producing today as drop.” opportunity compared to years ago. He told the Council that a great selves. Dunn thanked the Council for record had been made in the past “Constructive criticism is a good electing him president of the FSA. by the college in developing and thing and is to be desired, but we Development Fund Short Of Last Year’s Total A&M’s 1953 Development Fund president’s emergency fund and the Executive Board is more than $3,000 behind last the operation of the association year’s progress at the same time, and publication of The Texas Ag- Archives Material Wanted by Gofer Former students should send in all material to the College Archives which may prove of beni- fit to the college’s history in later years, said D. B. Gofer, college archivist, Saturday to the Council of the Former Students Associsi- ‘It is the most important job of educating men and a good record should try to make it constructive ; said E - E - McQuillen ’20, of Col- gie. The total needed for these ob my life,” he said. “The compen sation, although not in money, will be the greatest that I have ever received.” “Many Limitations” had been §et by the association in and based upon informed opinion Station, director of the fund, jectives is $66,000 constructive accomplishments. “In neither case have we reached the degree of perfection which should satisfy any of us,” he said. “Because of our individual love for Dunn asked that the Council re- this institution and our desire to and not false premise,” said Dunn. Lack of Information Dunn illustrated the lack of in formation about the college now present to the former students. member he has many limitations perpetuate and carry forward its said that although A&M’s en and that “only through a combined effort of us all,” can anything be accomplished. Interrupted several times by ap plause, Dunn emphasized “It is not my purpose to undertake a great traditions, we never will and never should reach that degree of perfection.” Quoting from the objectives of the A&M System and those of the association, Dunn demonstrated rollment had dropped in number, A&M was continuing to maintain its 7.6 per cent average of the number of eligible high school graduates. The amount contributed SO far The 1953 Development Fund Progress „„„ . report (Jan. 1, 1953 to May 18, 1953 as tills year IS $3,037.21 less than last compared to the same time in 1952) is: year at this time, and the number t 1933 1952 of contributors is 514 behind the N '^contributions .. . 4.970 5.484 1952 number, McQuiller said. Total Money Given. .$50,544.06 $53,581.27 rpi . J Amount Unrestricted $43,606.56 $48,638.77 The a\eiuge uniestncted gift. Amount Restricted . .$ 6,937.50 $ 4,942.50 however, is 10 cents below that of Average Unrestricted last years-$8.77 as compared to Th f ^ Fund objectives Aril 5 8 87 Inter-Faith Chapel $40,000 College President’s Emergency Fund 1,000 Operation of Association and J. B. (Dick) Hervey ’42, of Col- tion. lege Station, executive secretary Citing numerous examples where of the FSA, remained a member the information was proving of of the Council and also was reap- heI P> Gofer also showed the Coun- pointed as executive secretary of cd two booklets he helped writ? and authenticate. A Waco former student came tc Cafe r’s assistance when he told of how he lost many original valu- mittee were: able documents during the recent William J. Terrell ’46, of Port tornado. He had planned to send Arthur; George C. Moffett ’16, of them to Gofer, but had sent only Chillicothe; X. B. Cox Jr. ’37, of photostatic copies. San Angelo; John F. Younger ’37, Nominating Committee Members of the nominating com- $8.87, he said at the annual Spring Council meeting of the FSA here Saturday*. The 1953 Fund objectives in- one-man crusade. It shall not be how the two should work together. The Battalion Lawrence Sullivan Ross, Founder of Aggie Traditions “Soldier, Statesman, Knightly Gentleman” The Battalion, official newspaper of the Agricultural and Mechan ical College of Texas, is published by students four times a week, during the regular school year. During the summer terms, and examination and vacation periods, The Battalion is published twice a week. Days of publications are Tuesday through Friday for the regular school year, by 1960, A&M must be prepared and Tuesday and Thursday during examination and vacation periods to take care of 10,000 students, and the summer terms. Subscription rates $6.00 per year or $.50 per The membership of the association month. Advertising rates furnished on request. he continued, also should rise and He said a survey of enrollment elude the Inter-Faith Chapel, the in grade schools indicates an in- of Midland; A. E. Hinman ’25, of Corpus Christi; D. Pat Wheat ’28, of Beaumont; Harold E. Cowley ’42, of Freer; Tyree L. Bell ’13, of Dallas—vice chairman; A. G. Plaff ’25, of Tyler—chairman. Cox presented the nominations renewed their grant-in-aid of Publication of Texas Aggie.... £ 0 ^ be Council in the absence of $1,000 to the Texas Agricultural the chairman and vice chairman. Pensylvania Company Gives $1,000 Grant The Pennsylvania Salt Manu facturing Co. of Philadelphia has Experiment Station. crease of eligible male graduates in the state to 28,000 by 1957, which should provide A&M with an enrollment of 8,500 should the school maintain its average. “This small drop in enrollment in 1952, does not bear out the con clusion that the college is slip ping,” Dunn said. He said indications were that P O G O V'cy, Y£S'IAM PO/SCM'£>;£!, MAX’S MY soc.v, s&esM s/ctr at rve //sAer I AM’JFAM WACO L/£ jPOOW... By Walt Kelly Entered as second-class matter at Post Office at College Station. Texas under the Act of Con gress of March 3. 1870. Member of The Associated Press Represented nationally by National Advertising Services, Inc., at New Vork City, Chicago. Los Angeles, and San Fran cisco. The Associated Press is entitled exclusively to the use for republi cation of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in the paper and local news of spontaneous origin published herein. Rights of republication of all other matter herein are also reserved. News contributions may be made by telephone (4-5444 or 4-7604) or at the editorial office room, 202 Goodwin Hall. Classified ads may be placed by telephone (4-5324) or at the Student Activities Office, Room 209 Goodwin Hall. JERRY BENNET, ED HOLDER Harri Baker Co-Editors City Editor Peggy Maddox... Women’s News Editor Jerry Bennett Harri Baker Today’s Issue Managing Editor News Reporter Ed Holder. Sports New* Editor time. Important to Tell of FSA Telling the story of the FSA also is an important job, said Dunn. He questioned the Council on the number of former students who “If people generally knew just a few of the case histories of the City Editor Opportunity Awards students, we would have no difficulty in increas ing the number of scholarships from 300 to 500, which is about the present real need.” Dunn lauded the preceding offi cers of the association and the staff. He asked again for their help in working for a better A&M. LTL ABNER A Kiss In The Dark By Al Capp