The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 30, 1929, Image 1

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Published Weekly by the Students of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas VOL. XXVIII BRYAN, TEXAS, OCTOBER 30, 1929. ~ NO. 7 ROSS VOLUNTEERS HOLD ELECTION Twenty-Six Seniors are Added to Or ganization. Juniors to be Elect ed November 10th. The Ross Volunteers held their Senior election last Sunday afternoon in the “Y” chapel and took in twen ty-six new members. There are fifty-two old men back nominate one Senior and was entitled nominate on Senior and was entitled to as many votes as there were new members being taken in, casting each vote for a separate person. The first twenty-six with the highest number of votes were elected. Since, according to the recently adopted Constitution, the ratio of new mem bers to be taken into the Company is two Juniors one Senior, there will be fifty-two Juniors added to the organization at the Junior Election which will be held November 10th. This will bring the Company's quo ta up to 125 active members. In such cases, inactive members are those who have served more than two years in the Company as ac tive members. They will, however, be allowed the same privileges as an active member and must abide by the constitution. Judging from the twenty-six pil lows brought to the Mess Hall Sun day night, the following received the Congratulations: B. L. Marshall, L. B. Dunlap, W. Y. Anderson, G. R. Schumann, E. W. Studderth, R. E. Biffle, “Tack” Smith, W. L. Markle, H. C. Hamilton, W. N. Marshall, M. L. Harris, J. L. Foxall, H. A. Miller, E. C. Miller, A. J. Watson, R. R. Coward, D. L. Moody, A. E. New- some, J. C. Oliver, N. H. Nanney, John Kaper, R. G. Bogle, R. D. Maxwell, T. B. Thompson, B. R. Pet rie, and C. B. Northrup. A. S. C. E. PLAN DEBATE At a special meeting next Friday night the A. S. C. E. will attempt to decide a question which has long been buffetted to and fro by the professional world. The settling of this question will be accomplished by debate, Resolve: that a Sanitary Engineer is of More Benefit to Humanity than a Structural Engi neer. The affirmative is to be up held by S. A. Roelofs and Prof. (Continued on Page 5) IN MEMORY OF 1892. How would you feel if you had not been warned and were awakened by the thud produced by a section of gypsum hitting the dome with a force of w]g x a? Then you can’t appreciate the un controllable emotions, with fear as its nucleus, which caused a certain faction to change quarters in a few hours following the nite of October 24th. The exodus followed the sensational climaxing of peculiar shrieks and groans, which have been unlocatable in the building for some time, into an intermittent and diffused downpour of the ceil ing covering on the floors below and a cracking of the walls of the building in general. It all came about when age had reduced the strength of the materials of Ross Hall to or near its failing point. Dr. Walton has asked the college architect to draw up plans for a dormitory to be erected in the place of Ross Hall and indications point to the probable erection next year of a new building on the present location of the ill-fated hall if the board of directors deem it necessary. Members of Battery F of the Artillery unit are now occupy ing the lower floor of Pfeuffer Hall, made vacant for the occasion by the altitude seeking Casuals, and some are occupying each of the four horizontal sections of Goodwin Hall. SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS CHOSEN Abbey to Head ’32 Students. isg; Artist’s conception of new Cushing Memorial Library now under con struction. The approximate cost will be $250,000 including furnishings. The building will be ready for use by June 1, 1930. Campus Serenaders Play for Dance The Nine-Piece Campus Serenaders is the Union Orchestra that has been selected to play for the Corps dance Saturday nite in the Mess Hall Annex. The orchestra, under the direction of Podge Reed and management of Frog Reichert, has been working hard all year with one ambition and aim: to put out a good hot band that (Continued on Page 2) Industrial Students Club Formed A movement to promote industrial arts within the college and through out the state was started with the organization of the A. and M. Indus trial Arts Club at a meeting of the students of the lindustrial Arts de partment Monday, October 7. E. O. Cox was elected president of the new club and N. B. Read, vice- president; with J. V. Parker being (Continued on Page 3) Dan R. Abbey, Del Rio, hand some sophomore center on Coach Matty Bell’s Aggie grid team, was elected president and William Wolf, equally handsome backfield man on the same eleven, was elected vice- president of the sophomore class at a meeting held for the election of officers Sunday. Homer D. Abernathy, Dallas, sec retary-treasurer of last year’s fresh man class, was re-elected to that (Continued on Page 2) CHUCKLES FROM THE MILITARY. Major Delemeter leaned back in his chair and grinned a grin. He had just heard this one and passed it on to the Bat talion reporter: . Two farmers met on a sandy country road and one drew his Ford to the side of the road and motioned for the other to stop. After a little barter and £ an exchange of the coin of the * realm one passed a bottle to the other. Some of the yellow- white fluid spilled to the % ground bespattering an indus- •I* trious tumble-bug. The insect .*♦ shook itself and backed up ro ^ the rear wheel of the farmers t Ford - ❖ “Tumble, big boy,” he said, !£ “start tumbling.” T Then we grinned a grin. CORPS DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT