The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, November 18, 1938, Image 1

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tied for Increase
ederal Expenses
“Hie Mxpcnsc for all the branches
of our fiKleral fovomment totaled
f4,0(K),(NK) for the fir*t year after
it wa» established; as an example
of the enormous increase in federal
since that time, we
a bill for $6,500,000 for
yavalinf expenses during the last
year for officials of the Resettle
ment Administration alone -which
U list one of the thousands o(
' branches of oar government exist
ing today," declared United. States
Senator Bennett Champ Clark of I
Missouri ia a speech on current
political affairs and problems de-
)' Ihretwd Tuesday night at' Guion
course/’ continued Senator
“an(y such comparison be-
flpderal expenditures jof ear
lier and later years of our history
must take into account the great
increase in the area, population,
and rea>urres of the United States
and We correspondingly greater
demand for services made upon the
government. Still, hundreds of big
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President T. O. Walton; Dean
Gibb Gilchnst, Haad of the School
of Engtanertng; A. & Conner, Di
rector of the Agricultm|ri
ment (Station; H. H. Williamson,
Director of the Agricultural Ex
tension Service; and Jack Shelton
and Miss Mildred Horton, Vica-
Rirectors of the Extension Service,
comprise the six representatives
of A. & fc. who are now attending
the annual convention of the A*-
M>ciation of land-Great Colleges
and Universities of the United
States, meeting «t the La Salle
Hold m Chioago. Monday through
Wednesday of this
Pitsident Walton is Giiairraan ef
the Executive Committee of the
Association, and will preside iOV$r
all the executive meetings?^
Gilchrist is attending as the fe-
presentatiwe of the school of eV
"Heavenly” Gates Welco
rr DR. ,
Every state of the Union is re
presented at the Chicago conven
tion by some five or six delegates.
A number of prominent men of the
nation are attending the meeting.
One of the main problems being
taken up before the convention is
the accrediting of land-grant col
leges anti universities. The Asto
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hopes to set its own »tan-
r or all the institutions of
this hind in Ihe country.
E. MkQUILLEN (but gets his mad at Stephenvilif
r former Students' Aasa. j. . 1 Gone P. Blake,' recent-
Itaynumd A. Higginbotham, ly attended the American Bottkrs’
’38, is, teaching school at Slidell, Convention in New York City. He
the Craters pf the
rrington Kenneth “Heavenly" Gstea (right), $4-year
the seclusion of the "Holy Ghost and Us" cult 1
on his return to Dartmouth College at Hanover, N
\ also declared he was through
grid star, who quit the football team and
at Amhurst, N. H., is welcomed by school-
Gates, admitting “maybe I made a mistake,’’
football forevgr.
Dr. George Summey, Jr.\head
of the English Department
announced that the grading
English >fdview test recently taken N
by 1083 sophomores has been com
pleted. The (test, an objective one,
covered thoroughly matters of Us
v cal (<l. end last heard from at is advertising manager for the I spellmg.punctuation, the pUc
Qu mah
'mdW. Carter,. Coca-Cola Bottling 8Ca„
vool sr JQidden, .r t . R. L Powell,
James W. Bennett 1 associated with the
’38 is‘teaching school at* Sliddell, . R. L. Powell
’38j is| with the Goodyear! Tire &
Rubber Go., at Houston and lives
at ITOf Shearn St., that qity . . .
Mil AJ Moeesman, ’$6, is taking
wo^k Heading to the Ph D. in Chem
istry at Ijhe University of Cali
fornia Berkley . . . William K.
»n, ’37, is trouble shooting
I aqttiag up new marhipery for
Oil Wall Supply Co. at Kil
gore in the heart of the' East
TWcas oi field, and invites his
old friends to pay him a visit
when in those parts . . . (Paul M.
Wiley, ’38/ is engineering for The
irgxts Co., 433 River St, Seguin
1. L . Barton Adams, '38, is with
the Texas Highway Dept., Seguin
. , . J. 6. McMahan, ’37, lives at
50$ Kings Court, San Antonio . . .
W, Strat Connelly, '38, lives at
Whitney . . Tom B. Strother,
has become
firm ef Powell and Powell, Repub
lic Bank B$dg., Dallas ... If
present enrollment at A. A M. con-
tmues the total number of, grad
uates of the institution will double
in the coming 10 years, making
the ijumni group a real bunch of
youngsters ... Dr. Asa L Walk
er, '38. is with the U. S. Bureau
of Animal Industry, and seeing
the world. Recent letters . amne
from Athens, Ga., and Chatta-
ing of modifying expressions, sen
tence stnutjare and grouping.
The highest score made on this
test, out of a total possible aoore
of 200, war* 183, made by J. R.
Dr. Summey declared, “In the
two highest .deciles or tenths of tKe
class in thoir scores, more than
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Aggieland prepared for an in
vasion of the Texas Longhorns as
“Jocko" Roberts, chief yell leader,
worked to put the carps m top
v shapa for ihc game. Coach Sikea
pared his fish team, with a
backfu-ld of Todd, Audish, Rogers
ney, for what looked to bo
their fibst real opposition of the
year and \chance to show the ex-
an, Yellow
and Black
the topic dkugsed
Baci i at the first
■»eeting ef the year or the icionce
seminar. The lectori will be given
Monday niglt at 7: 0 in the Phy
cs Lecture Room.
According] to jDrf Bacon, “the
craters of the Moon National
Monument contains one of the
world's finest exam|le8 of spatter
cone chains aioag i large earth
rift. Yellowstone Pagk is renowned
for its geysers and its scenic
eanyoh of the YtHowstone River.
The geysers are a late phase of a
formerly active volcanic period, the
■ y bf buried magma still being
(It to produce this unusual
hnal phenomenon The Black
1$ are an example of a huge up-
arching of . surface rocks by up
ward movement of once molten
rocks^which however, did not break
through to the wrfafe. In this robk
the Rushnjore Memorial is now
being sculptured, Washington, Jef
ferson and Lincoln already clearly
defined. The Hotnestake Gold Mine,
one of the largest In the world is
located there. The Badlands are
soft sandstones and clays which
break down rapidly when wet and
assume various grotesque and cas
tle-like shape* are a result of dif
ferential erosidn.” !
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Despite I
trip to Ausw u
the University of T^aa-A. A M.
football game is unofficial, a pa- ,
rade of the entire cadet corpa Will
be held preceding the Turkey-day
Because of the extra holiday on
Monday, Nor, 28, it is hoped that
a large percent of the student body
will see fit to make the trip. A
special train will carry the eorps
to Austin Thursday morning, ar
riving there in time for the stu
dent! to fall in for the parade down
Congress Avenue. ] 1 ' 4
Reports from Texas show that
attendance at the game will be
a capacity cMwd of about 40,000
people. Since ttudent tickets went
on sale at Austin Monday -pver
half the Texas allotment has been
sold. Only 8J)40 seats in the end-
sone remain to be sold.
Details of the parade and . trip
will be aonudneed to the corps
the latter part! of the week, Colonel
George F. Mop re, the professor of
military science and tactiea and
commandant, announced today.
students the material that would
be available foXpext year's varsity.
Freshman Cabinet held it’s regular
meeting in the “Y” parlor at t:15
p. m. P i (M. Bolton acted as chair-
Dorm Jobs Available
After Thanksgiving
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Student labor on the rle* dor
mitories will be given imroe^stely
after Thanksgiving, throug^tho
student labor office, according
O. R. Simpson, chairman.
Students desiring to work on the
project during .the summer but not
during the regular term should
not make application for the jobs
before the last of school. The prior
ity of application will not effect
The Texa* Longhorns haven't
won a football game this year and
the Texas Aggies have lost a couple
tnxitje the Southwest conference.
Offhand, a game between these
teams would seem of such tre
mendous unimportance that the
customers would fairly trample one
another trying to stay away.
Not so with the Aggie-Longhern
clash that is coming up Huinkx-
giving day at Texas Memorial sta
dium. In fact, if any of the big
horseshoes' 40,000 seats are uitbe-
rupied next Thursday afterftobn.
Business Manager Ed Oil will be
mildly surprised.
^’About 8,000 tickets, all calling
for seats in the north end, are left,"
Olle said today. “Granting normal
sales between now and next Thurs.
and at the gate on game day,
should come out about even.’’
In other words, a full stadium is
in pxpspect for the first time since
42.000' saw the ’28 Texas-A. A M.
game titye.
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Militarists Mechanize Calvery
For Strategy in Nodern Warfare
If sales are brisker than expect-
nooga, Tenn. . . . Jack “Oscar” man fer the election of 'offMara.
Singleton, ’18, waa on the campus The election was held in the “typi-
for the Riee game. He ia aaso cal” freshman manner,
fitted prfch Wycliffe Hill, Bureau Officers elected were: President,
of Adv^rtirfnf, Suite 409 Repub Fred Smitham, Dallas; Vice-Pres-
lic plldg, Houston, and very much ident, W. A. Franks; Sec.-Treas-
pleased wi* both his work and urer, Paul Engner, Houston; Pro- ^**7^ ^ be «* u »« of L " aid ' tem P^™ r y b, ®^ he ”
its futare , . . J. E. Hendricks, gram Chairman, Warren Ambrose, ^ L ~ J ’ ' “ ” L ‘ L ‘ L
’37, ia with the Phillips Petroleum Ft. Worth. Others nominated were:
, , r . Uo., Borgerf. . . Johaie O. Johan- Don Erley and Eral Loreno; vice
’3|, ia on active duty and ia Lieu- son, *37, is with the Boss Nursery, presidents. Don Erley, William
tenant Strother now, Ft Crock-' Big Spring, recently moving there BanniatMr,: Bill Fitch; secretary
•4 . 11 J Dennis Y. Jarratt, -’38, from Shreveport, La. . . . The last treasurer, Bradford Hardie and
itsigned from teaching Voc. Ag time the Aggies beat Texas at Paul Knapp; program chairman,
rirulture to go with the Soil Con- Austin was in 1922 when they Sara Brown, Robert Cockrell and j action will be taken oa these cases
nervation Service. He’s on the move won 14-7. i W. L. Bannletit.' j (until the end of the semoftef.
jmethod to be used in selection -of
Contrary to a statement made
last week, students not passing
more than 10 hours at the Decem
ber 1 report will not be dropped
from the student labor rolls. N6
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tpill be throwmup at the south end
of the field to accommodate the
overflow. * \
Nearly 6,000 seaU ha ve been set
aside f*H the “Knothole Gang”—
school children from aH over the
state who secure Knothole card*
through their superintendent and
see Texas home games for 25 tynt*.
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For several years all writers,
militory and otherwise, have paint
ed horrible pictures of the war of
the future as a war of machines.
But military operations aince the
World W^r should, by now, have
convinced even the laymen that
the war <jf tomorrow will be, as
was the war of yegterday, a war
of infant!*, artillery and cavalry,
supported of course By all the mqd
em inventions at t$e command of
the warring nation*.
One of Germany # ablest military
writers haa said th#t there has been
no European com minder since Na
poleon aqd Frederick the Great
who knew h v. „ properly use
cavalry. Xnaehcani cavalry, how
ever, ia based on fetter principles
of trainirty, equipifent, and tacti
cal employment than that of any
European nation
The missiems of cavalry are too
many to be enumerated in such a
abort spate. Among the moat im
portant, however, i are reconnais-
ance, pursuit and typloitatioa of a
break, delaying ajrtion, raida, a
mobile reserve, and offensive and
defensive combat, j ■ •
Next to the air f$rce, the cavalry
Whether raecll
airy, the f1ex(
ability of til
use to strike
it or horse tav-
dlity and
cavalry enable* its
luickly and with tre
mendous shock, which depends pri
marily on the elements of maaa,
speed, and. lurprise. The ability of
cavalry to withdraw from position*
of little need and arrive quickly
at a distant point of great naed-ia
one of th«* riistmguiahfalr.qharafctsr-
istics of Cavalry-
Although European cavalry >a
now largely mechanbed R would be
foolish acoprdhig to American Mil
itary experts, to completely rtech-
■mse American -win-, tuk,
cannot matt aero
types of ttyrain wijh the ease *4
rapidity of horsemounted cavalry.
American territory, especially ia
? r Southwest, would be ideal for
» operations, of cavalry in ae*
cordance with American principles
In every militory operation of the
A mm iran forces, and especially in
the plains country against the In
diana. the cavalry has been aA.fcn*
portant factor in the success of
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is pictured at
saw the Keystone State swing away from the New
arrived to exercise his privilege aa an American citizen,
■korkers gave him a rousing celebration on his reflection
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Pa., with one of his staunch
Mrs. Elizabeth Thomas, 87, his
ou tside the
has good
i at Hyde Park,
for the broad smile
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