The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, January 20, 1942, Image 3

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1942- THE BATTALION Page 3 Texas Draftees Receive Books From Army Telling About U S Military Life Every Texas registrant selected for induction in the, Army now is receiving a booklet telling him exactly what the Army expects of him and what it offers to him, General J. Watt Page, State Se lective Service Director, annonunc- ed today. Supplies of this booklet, which is entitled “The Army and You” and was prepared by the War De partment in cooperation with Na tional Selective Service Head- Shell Shocked? Stop Listening to a Radio Austin, Texas—(AGP)—Ghost stories, murder mysteries, and other similar radio “air raids” may not be as deadly as aerial torpedoes, but they can “shell shock” teen age school youths and one Uni versity of Texas radio expert is out to measure that effect. Following up several other radio school surveys conducted last year, Dr. A. L. Chapman, direc tor of the university’s bureau of research in education by radio, has announced a state-wide check-up will be made to discover person ality difficuties in 2,000 Texas eighth and ninth graders which make it inadvisable for them to listen to' certain excitement-pro ducing broadcasts. quarters, have been received at State Headquarters, General Page said, and allocated to local boards for distribution to their selectees. The booklet cotnains only 14 pages, 6 by 9 inches in dimensions, and is a convenient size for the selectee to carry with him. The valuable information provided for the “rookie” soldier is indicated by the following subtitles: “In the American Spirit”; “What the Army Expects of You and “What the Army Offers You”; “Teamwork is Essential”; “Mili tary Courtesy”; “Your Health and Your Equipment Must Be Well Car ed For”; “Good Food—and Plenty of It”; “The Chaplain Is the Friend of Every Soldier”; “Promotion Re wards Duty Well Done”; “Thein duction Station”; “The Reception Center”; “Classification and As signment”; “Your Family is Kept Informed of Your Progress”; “The Replacement Training Center.” The cover page shows American soldiers on the march and the con tents include inspiring messages from President Franklin D. Roose velt, Secretary of War Stimson, General George C. Marshall, Chief of Staff of the United States Army, and John J. Pershing, Gen eral of the Armies of the United States, together with a quotation from Theodore Roosevelt. WHEN YOU WANT TO GO PLACES Do you ride a horse and buggy? WPEN YOU DRINK Do you drink water? WHEN YOU WANT A UNIFORM Do you want to go to school boy tail ors? For many years we have built uniforms for the army—built sturdy construction, fit, style, and quality—and a military exactness that is not sur passed. If You Want A Quality Uniform See LAUTERSTEIN’S North Gate LISTEN TO WTAW 1150 KC Boys watch with leather bracelet. Yellow or white gold. Fellow’s slim watch with matching gold plate bracelet. Fully jeweled and guaran teed watch for boys. Pig skin strap. $10.00 $14.50 KEEP TIME ^ W I T H AMERICA A PERFECT GRADUATION GIFT FOR THOSE GOING INTO THE ARMED FORCES. COR RECT TIME IS OF VITAL IMPORTANCE IN OUR NATIONAL DEFENSE. WE ALSO HAVE HANDSOME RINGS TO SUIT YOUR CHOICE. COME BY AT YOUR CONVENIENCE AND WE WILL BE GLAD TO SHOW YOU OUR COM PLETE STOCK. SANKEY PARK Bryan Texas Submitted by FRANK J. RICHARDSON Dept, of Ag. Eco.—“Principles of Advertising” Tuesday’s Programs 11:25 a. m.—Excursions in Science 11:40 a. m.—Interlude 11:45 a. m.—The Woman Speaks —Miss Mary Hester Harrison 11:55 a. m.—The Town Crier and Battalion Newscast 12:00 noon—Sign-off. Wednesday’s Programs 11:25 a. m.—Life for Wildlife (United States Department of In terior) 11:40 a. m.—Diminutive Class ics 11:55 a. m.—The Town Crier and Battalion Newscast. 12:00 noon—Sign-off. Thursday’s Programs 11:25 a. m.—The Regular Army Is On the Air (War Department) 11:40 a. m.—Martin vs. Shaw (Radio Speaking Class) 11:55 a. m.—The Town Crier and Battalion Newscast 12:00 noon—Sign-off. Friday’s Programs 11:25 a. m.—Federal Music Pro gram (Works Progress Adminis tration) 11:40 a. m.—Music From Many Lands. 11:55 a. m.—The Town Crier and Battalion Newscast 12:00 noon—Sign-off. f 4:30 - 5:30 p. m.—THE AGGIE CLAMBAKE. Students May Sign for First Aid Instructions Two first aid courses will be giv en to train members of the cadet corps to handle minor injuries in case of an air attack or any similar event which might cause undue injury to the students. A twenty hour course nets a stu dent a certificate for having pass ed the standard first aid course. An advanced instifuctor’s certificate may be obtained after an addition al 15 bourse work. Anyone interested in this work should contact LeRoy Brown in D-12 Hart for further information or to register in the course. The course will be under the direction of W. L. Penberthy and Carl Tishler, instructors in the physical education department. The course as now planned will not be given for college credit. The civilian defense committee needs personnel to man each of the first aid stations and a student pro ficient in first aid for each dorm itory. Men to fill these positions will be taken from a list of those completing this course which will begin January 26. America’s Defense Effort Changes To A War Effort as Nation Makes Ready Emergency Health Measures Outlined By State Officer By The State Health Dept. Austin, Texas.—Outlining the immediate steps being taken in emergency health measures for national defense, Dr. George W. Cox, State Health Officer, who is acting as Chairman of Defense Health and Emergency Medical Care, today announced that the Offices of Civilian Defense are working in close collaboration with the American Red Cross and have, now available, seven types of de fense work training courses. In those lines of work closely allied with emergency medical care, those considered most important and which have therefore been giv en precedence in organization, are first aid training, nurses’ aides training, canteen service, motor corps, home nursing, disaster re lief, and home service to assist with the problems of families of the men in uniform. Since there has been some con fusion concerning the proper pro cedure for enrolling in civilian de fense work, Dr. Cox emphasized the fact that County Judges and Mayors throughout the state are acting as defense coordinators and advised all who wish to enroll to communicate with these officials for full information. Training will be available to all who wish to register, Dr. Cox stated, and workers will be assign ed to those duties which they pre fer, and for which they are best fitted. A nine-student campus commis sion has been named at New York State College for Teachers to draft regulations designed to keep the campus clean and orderly. General J. Watt Page, State Se lective Service Director, announced the return to headquarters of Laison Officers Col. Dwight Hor ton, Lt. Commander James P. Crowder, and Captain George S. Nalle, from the Southern Confer ence of the O.P.M. Labor Supply Branch at New Orleans. The meet ing was conducted by Lt. Col. Joseph F. Battley, Army Repre sentative of the Under-Secretary of War. In reporting to General Page on the conference, Colonel Horton stated: Pearl Harbor and War “The theme of the meeting was the effect of Pearl Harbor and War on labor supply and production. “One thing was driven home to all of us with clear and unmis takable insistence: Heretofore, we have all been working in a defense effort. Now we are working in a war effort. Heretofore, cooper ation has been asked in prepara tion for an emergency. But now the emergency is here. War de mands that cooperation. . “With the destruction caused by the first bomb on Cahu, there were also destroyed all the policies by which we have been guided in peacetime preparation. Gone is our limited need for military man power! Gone is our limited need for industrial manpower! Gone, too, is our generous approach to Selective Service! Changes Must Occur “Practices which yesterday were acceptable under our methods of industrial competition are today nothing short of treasonable. They no longer fit into our situation. “Specifically, there are three things that must be done: (1) Ex pand production; (2) Revise em ployment standards; and (3) Co operate fully with existing govern mental agencies. “Colonel Battley emphasized that expanding production means more than casual step-up in output* He stressed that men and women in America will work in greater num bers and longer and harder than ever before in our history—and they will start immediately. “By revising employment, stand ards the nation faces the realiza tion that industry can no longer compete with the armed forces for physically fit young men, it was pointed out. Men beyond the ages needed by the armed forces, men unable to pass Army and Navy physical examinations, and women —many women—must replace the physically fit men who will be go ing into the Army and Navy. “Existing governmental agencies are already, by Presidential order, being geared to highest efficiency for the cooperation which is de manded by the American war ef fort. “Our Nation has entered into a war against the Axis powers. Everything must be subordinated to the production of ships, tanks, planes, guns and ammunition, and the furnishing of men to the armed forces. Nothing must inter fere with these two objectives— men and the sinews of war. Production to Jump “The production of ships, tanks, planes, guns and ammunition will immediately go on a 24 hour, 7 days per week schedule. The re cruitment for labor of this increas ing production is a challenge of our Nation. The workers for addi tional shifts must come from the older age groups and men other wise unsuitable for the armed forces. Women, too, in ever in creasing numbers, must take their places in production lines to re lease men for our fighting forces. “Since Pearl Harbor there is no such things as being ahead of producing the sinews of war. Our concepts of ‘Business as Usual’ must be revised. We must sacri- roquirements of our Nation in this requirements o four Nation in this supreme struggle.” Polish Shoes; Aid in Nations Preparations to Claim Final Victory With this nation rolling up its sleeves for a victory effort, cloth ing must last as well as tires and automobiles. That goes for shoes, too, and the way to give shoes a long life is to polish them. Polish ing shoes feeds the leather, makes it pliable, and protects it. Many shoes come to an early end because they get wet and aren’t properly dried, says Mrs. Dora R. Barnes, clothing special ist for the A. & M. college Exten sion Service. Shoes should be dried slowly, never in a hot place like an oven, or in front of an open fire. Waterproofing helps protect shoes, but it does not take the place of overshoes or rubber boots for walking in water, slushy snow, or soft mud. Here is a good mix ture for waterproofing: 8 ounces of natural wool greese, 4 ounces of dark petroleum jelly or vaseline, and 4 ounces of paraffin wax. Melt all three ingredients in a shallow rectangular pan such as a bread tin, as large as the sole of the shoe. Let the shoe stand about 15 minutes in enough of this water proofing mixture to cover the sole and become saturated with the grease. The present City college of New York was established by the state legislature 94 years ago. It’s Wonderful How . . . YOU CAN KEEP HER ON THE LINE, WITH A DELICIOUS VALENTINE. THE PRICES VARY, THE SIZES TOO, TO MAKE POSSIBLE THIS GIFT FROM YOU. PANGBURN’S, WHITMAN’S, KING’S AND PETITE TOO, ARE THE BRANDS WE HAVE FOR YOU. WE PAY THE POSTAGE, AND HELP YOU FILL, THE VERY GIFT THAT WILL MAKE HER THRILL. COME SEE US NOW, AND DON’T DELAY, ’CAUSE TIMELINESS DOES ALWAYS PAY. Aggieland Pharmacy Keep to the Right at the North Gate and You Can’t Go Wrong Submitted by: H. W. HASSE, JR. Dept, of Ag. Eco.—“Principles of Advertising” A&M Receives Award Presented Each Year By Architect Society A. & M. has just been approved to receive the A.I.A. Scholarship Medal given annually by the Am erican Institute of Architects and the Professional Society of the Nation’s Architects, according to announcement that has just been received by Ernest Langford, head of the Department of Architecture. This medal is given each year to the graduating student of the department of architecture mak ing the best general record in schol arship and architectural design. Award of this medal constitutes a recognition of the high standard of architectural training provid ed by the department and ranks A. & M. with the limited number of colleges and universities to whom the A.I.A Medal is awarded. Movie actress Frances Farmer once won a trip through Russia in a college essay contest. A&M Extension Service Has Been Made Defense Unit „ Notification that the Texas A. & M. Extension Service has been designated as a special defense agency has been received by Direc tor H. H. Williamson from Feder al Director M. L. Wilson. “This means that such of the work of our county agricultural and home demonstration agents as is essential to victory will take priority over all other work,” Di rector Williamson commented. Plans are already underway to intensify and expand such lines of work, he said. Other projects now carried on may have to be modified or even suspended for the time being, he added, in order to carry on addi tional defense activities as they may arise. AGGIES BUY DEFENSE STAMPS with the money you save by trading with Loupot. Uncle Sam bought war materials before he was attacked. Follow his example and buy your books before the profs start bombing you with quizzes. Let Loupot solve your textbook problem before the rush starts. Loupot s Trading Post J. E. Loupot, ’32 North Gate Submitted by R. C. ELLIOTT Dept, of Ag. Eco.—“Principles of Advertising” ' — 1 ~ ~~ : ■==^ Test Yodr Skill . 515 IN PRIZE MONEY Are You Familiar With Good Advertising? ' Test Your Knowledge In This Profitable Way? CONTEST OPEN TO ALL STUDENT CONTEST Advertising Students Only READER’S CONTEST Open To All 1st Prize M.. $3.00 1st Prize $3.00 2nd Prize 2.00 2nd Prize * 2.00 3rd Prize 1.50 3rd Prize 1.50 4th Prize 1.00 4th Prize 1.00 Nothing To Spend Just follow these simples rules. Study the advertis ing in this issue. Using the attached contest blank, choose the six best ads in order. Six of these contest ads will be selected by three judges on originality, makeup, and appeal. Their decision will be final. Contest closes noon, January 24th. Contest blanks must be in before this date. Mail or leave choice at Room 126, Administration Building. Submitted by N. MORTON Dept, of Ag. Eco.—“Principles of Advertising” V-. ^