The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, November 14, 1944, Image 4

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Batt Chat
On the Wednesday, November
15, airing of Glamour Manor, Cliff
Arquette succumbs to a fast-talk
ing salesman and agrees to buy an
encyclopedia. The salesman finds
that it’s easy to sell to Arquette,
but difficult to collect.
The merry manager of Glamour
Manor goes on a reducing diet
during the program of Friday, Nov.
17, but invitations to parties weak
en his resolve to trim off poundage.
Charlie Hale’s orchestra will
provide the musical interludes. Hal
Stevens is the vocalist.
* * *
'“On the Banks of the Wabash”
and “The Dixie Volunteers” will be
sung by the melodic a-cappella
chorus under the direction of Har
ry S. Walsh, on the WTAW’s Aunt
Jemima Show, Wednesday, Nov. 15,
at 9:25 a. m., CWT.
On Thursday, November 16, the
Office in Parker Building
Over Canady’s Pharmacy
Phone 2-1457 Bryan, Texas
This is a real bargain in a double
feature because both are as good as
money can buy. Drive in today,
or let us call for and deliver your
Your Friendly
Aggieland Service
“At the East Gate”
Fall Garden School
Of Air Is Success
Outstanding success of a Fall
Garden School of the Air recently
conducted on a state network by
the A. and M. College Extension
Service assures future schools-by-
air-broadcast on other agricultural
topics of general 'interest. En
rollment for the first school totaled
6,147, the Extension Service has
announced, and communications re
vealed that large numbers of other
gardeners heard the broadcasts
but did not seek enrollment.
A poll among the enrollees
showed greatest interest in poul
try for the next Extension school
of the air, according to C. W.
Jackson, Extension information
assistant. Other listeners asked for
assistance with spring gardening,
home canning, food preparation,
orchard and swine production.
Others wanted dairying, home sew
ing, flower gardening, bee culture,
and meat curing.
Study of the results showed en
rollments came from 212 Texas
counties and from eight other
states including Indiana, South
Carolina and Tennessee. Of those
reporting, 70 per cent lived on
farms, 14 per cent in towns of less
than 2,500, and 16 per cent in larg
er cities. The check showed that as
a result of the school many gar
deners reported increased use of
fertilizer, better insect control, im
proved preparation of garden plots,
and numerous other approved gar
dening practices.
Harris County led the state in
enrollments with 543, Jackson said,
and Eastland County was second
with 203 Bastrop, Fisher, Fort
Ben, Harrison, Hunt, Leon, Tar
rant, Upshur, Waller and Zavala
counties each had more than 100
The school was a feature of the
Texas Farm and Home Hour broad
cast from the college each week
day at 6:02 a.m. through stations
in Fort Worth, Houston, and San
choristers will sing the lovely
Gershwin melody “Summertime”
and “Deep River". On Friday, Nov.
17, “Down By the River” and “Oh
Dem Golden Slippers” will be in
toned by the vocal group. Harriet
Widmer will be heard as Aunt Je
* * *
Reminiscent of the “Roaring
Twenties” and prohibition days,
Jack Berch sings “Three Little
Words,” “Together,” and “Melan
choly Baby” on the Jack Berch
Show over the Blue Network, Fri
day, November 17, at 10:45 a.m.,
Supplementing Berch’s vocaliz
ing, The Three Suns, instrumental-
Is- handy between classes for a
sandwich — a drink — a pack of
In the “Y”
We have 15 New and 4 Used Blouses
7 Pair of Boots and Boot Pants —
Priced to Sell
Christmas cards by the box or single. We can per
sonalize them with your name.
Chem Dept. Now
Has 1125 Students
There are 1125 Aggies and 85
A.S.T.R.P. students taking chem
istry this semester, according to
Dr. C. C. Hedges, head of the
Chemistry Department. The teach
ing staff has also been reduced
from 23 before the war to the
present staff of 12.
Hedges stated that there were
1500 students in the fall semester
of 1942-43 compared to our present
1125.'The enrollment in the chem
istry department is just slightly
higher than last summer’s enroll
ment which was the lowest in a
number of years. The 85 A. S. T.
R. P. students will be replaced
Monday by 110 new men. The pres
ent Aggie enrollment consists of
979 freshmen, 104 sophomores, 41
juniors, and 1 graduate student.
Hedges says that “the rebuild
ing of his staff will be just as
hard at the end of this war as it
was at the end of World War I.”
The reduction in his staff has
been caused by the higher salaries
in industry and other collegees.
ists, will play another tune of the
period, “Crazy Rhythm,” and Jack
will make “Ragtime Cowboy Joe”
his finale of Friday’s broadcast of
the Blue’s five-mornings-a-week
* * *
Curley Bradley will apply his
baritone to two all-time favorites
—Vincent Youman’s “Time On My
Hands” and Buddy DeSylva’s “If
You Knew Susie”—via the Blue
Network broadcast of Farm and
Home Makers, Thursday, Novem
ber 16, at 1:30 a. m., CWT. He will
be accompanied by the Home Town-
ers under the direction of Harry
The Harmonizers, melodic string
sextet, will play “Dance With a
Dolly” and the “Fritzie Polka.”
Orchestral selections will include
“Marching Along Together” and
“General McArthur March.” Kay
Baxter, ace homemaker, will
provide household tips, and Miran-
dy will chat of the folks in Per
simmon Holler.
* * *
“Stormy Weather,” as prepared
by Arranger Roy Ringwald, will
be presented by Gordon Goodman,
the Glee Club, and the piano team
of Virginia Morley and Livingston
Gearhart on WTAW’s broadcast
of Fred Waring and his Penn
sylvanians, Thursday, November
16, at 6:00 p. m., CWT. “When He
Comes Home,” Frank Loesser’s
latest tune, and the sparkling new
“My Heai’t Sings,” also will be
heard on the program.
* * *
Several of the best-known names
in Hollywood’s Radio Row will ap
pear as musical guests on Holly
wood Star Time in the coming week.
Originating in the commissary of
the RKO-Radio studios, the pro
gram is aired Monday through Fri
day at 2:15 p. m., CWT, over
Musical guests Wednesday, Nov.
15, will include Martha Mears sing
ing “Together,” and Hal Stevens
offering “Is You Is or Is You
Ain’t My Baby?”
Philip Ziegler will make a re
turn appearance on Thursday, Nov.
16, singing “A Pretty Girl Is Like
a Melody,” and Gloria Delson will
sing “Someone To Watch Over
Me.” Larry Stewart will be fea
tured on Friday, November 17,
singing “Let Me Love You To
The musical background is sup
plied by Constantin Bakaleinikoff
and the RKO orchestra. Interviews
with movie stars are conducted by
the program’s co-hosts, Larry Kea
ting and Gary Breckner.
* * *
Five Bond rallies in connection
with the forthcoming Sixth War
Loan Drive will be staged by the
WTAW famous Breakfast at Sar-
di’s program.
First appearance will be at Spo
kane, Wash., on Monday, November
20, after which Host Tom Brene-
mann, Manager John Master son,
Announcer Carl Webster Pierce
and other members of the cast will
fly back to Hollywood.
The second and third shows will
be at Oakland and San Francisco,
on November 27 and 28, after
which the cast again returns to
Hollywood. Other appearances will
be at Reno on December 4 and
Sacramento on December 11.
Admittance to each show will be
by purchase of a war bond. The
program has made numerous suc
cessful appearances on behalf of
War Bond sales during previous
Breakfast at Sardi’s is broad
cast Monday through Friday over
the Blue Network at 10:00 a.m.,
A Little Place - - -
A Big Saving!
LOST-—In Duncan Hall area—a trans
parent billfold containing valuable identi
fication and classification papers plus a
check for $2.45. Keep the check but please
return the papers.
WANTED—A ride to Bryan, Texas must
arrive not later than 7 :00 a.m. Call 4-6904.
from President Gilchrist are now available
in the Registrar’s Office for those stu
dents who were distinguished during the
Summer Semester.
H. L. Heaton, Registrar
Abercrombie, ”44 Ex,
Elected Pres, of LSU
James M. Abercrombie, class of
’44, has been elected president of
the Louisiana State University
School of Social Welfare Student
Association, according to Earl E.
Klein, director of the School. Klein
adds that everyone is very pleased
to have in the L. S. U. student body
this fine representative of A. &
M. He says that Abercrombie is
very well aided by the faculty and
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tian, Fort Worth.
In common with most of the
other 455 American colleges and
universities which responded to
the company’s survey, the Texas
institutions said they would re
quire, for teaching purposes, large
quantities of the government-
owned aircraft equipment which
wil be declared surplus after the
A total of 342 schools in their
replies stressed the need for sup
plying to the nation’s colleges at
low cost quantities of surplus use-
able aircraft equipment, as a fun
damental contribution to the fu
ture continuous development of av
iation education, it was pointed out.
This equipment will be made
available to the schools on sale
or lease basis, under provisions
of the federal Surplus Disposal law,
Breech stated.
Replies to the Bendix survey to
date reveal that at least 307 col
leges have specific plans for teach
ing some aspects of aviation after
the war, according to Breech, who
headed the surplus aircraft dispos
al committee of the Aeronautical
Chamber of Commerce.
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had aboard. He said that before the
last war it was somewhat of a
feat to fly the English channel and
now one finds it an every day occur
rence in flying the Atlantic or
The mode of transportation in
England was interestingly told.
Trains run in tubes 150 feet below
the surface. Civilians use the plat
forms of these underground pas
sages for sleeping quarters, hav
ing done this for the past five
years. They have a small mattress
about 4 inches thick which is all
they have between them and the
concrete platforms. He said auto
biles are used only for war effort,
that they are of small horse power
and are taxed by brake-power. The
tax on a 90 horse power American
car in England would be $150 per
year. The gas rations on English
cars are 5 gallons per week. There
are no A, B, nor C rations. Cloth
ing rations of 200 coupons per
year are issued and a gentlemans
suit requires 48 coupons. Cosmetics
are banned. If a lady should appear
on the streets of London with lip
stick on her lips, she would be
promptly dubbed as a customer of
the black market. If friends send
cosmetics to relatives in England,
they enjoy them in the confines
of their own homes, being sure to
remove same before going out in
to society. At this time of year
darkness covers London from 3:30
p.m. to 9:00 a.m. Complete black
out is in effect. You are not per
mitted to light a match on the
street. In a test recently a candle
was placed ten feet from a shade
less window in an area one mile
square. A plane rose to 15,00 feet
and the light from this window was
plainly visible. In the blitz of
Coventry in 1941, Mr. Evans stated
one mile square was bombed with
350 tons of explosives. One theatre
and one pub was all that was left.
He called to our attention the
thousands of tons of explosives
having been ■ dropped on Berlin,
Dussledorf and other German cities
in the past months and what de
struction they must have caused.
He outlined the defense meas
ures on the buzz bomb and the
civilian reaction to them. Mr.
Evans stated that five out of six
were being eliminated before they
reached London and that approx
imately 2900 out of 10,000 had
reached their mark destroying over
800,000 homes. Not all homes how
ever were made uninhabitable.
Business and theatres was as
usual. He said surface trains were
overcrowded, stations having to
close as much as 3J4 hours to al
low traffic to clear. He stated
although hundreds of thousands
of Londoners were evacuated dur
ing the buzz bomb blitz, almost the
same numbers would come into
London from the country to see
the buzz bombs and their effect.
Re said there was the greatest
of cooperation between the Amer
ican dough boy and the English
soldier. The closer to the front the
closer than ever in their efforts.
In the call from the front lines
for assistance for any branch of
service, it made no difference
whether it be American or English,
they surged forward as one army.
In talking with American soldiers
in London, Mr. Evans said he
asked them what they wanted most
from home. Almost without excep
tion they said they liked personal
things such as photographs, long
letters and something made by
hands of loved ones at home.
Mr. Evans cited the recent
speech of Mr. Churchill when he
pledged the cooperation of England
in the battle of the Pacific until all
1150 kc — B (Blue Network)
A. M.
6:00 Sign on.
6:02 Texas Farm & Home Prog. WTAW
6 :15 Sunup Club WTAW
7:00 Martin Agronsky—
Daily War Journal BN
7 :15 Let’s Learn Spanish WTAW
7:80 Blue Correspondents BN
7 :45 Morning Melodies WTAW
7:55 Hollywood Headliners WTAW
8:00 The Breaktast Club BN
9:00 My True Story BN
9 :25 Aunt Jemima BN
9:30 Between the Lines WTAW
9:45 The Listening Post. BN
10:00 Breakfast at Sardi’s BN
10 :80 Gil Martyn BN
10:45 Jack Berch And His Boys.... BN
11:00 Glamour Manor .:. BN
11:16 Meet Your Neighbor. 4- BN
11:30 Farm and Home Makers...... BN
P. M.
12:00 Baukhage Taltcmg BN
12:16 WTAW Noonday News ..WTAW
12 :30 Farm Fair _WTAW
12:45 Piano Playhouse BN
1:00 Kiernan’s Corner BN
1:16 The Mystery Chef BN
1:30 Ladies Be Seated BN
2:00 Songs by Morton Downey— BN
2:16 Hollywood Star Time—RKO BN
2:80 Appointment with Life BN
8 :00 Ethel and Albert BN
3:16 Music for Moderns WTAW
8:80 Time Views the News - BN
8 :45 Our Neighbor Mexico—
Dr. A. B. Nelson WTAW
4:00 Rev. Hartmann (Lutheran)-WTAW
5:15 Dick Tracy BN
4:30 Marie Baldwin, Organist BN
4:46 Hop Harrigan BN
6:00 Terry and the Pirates BN
5:15 All Star Dance Parade WTAW
6:80 Jack Armstrong BN
6:00 Excursions In Science i....WTAW
6:15 Rotary Club Program WTAW
6:30 Sign Off
A. M.
6:00 Sign on.
6:02 Texas Farm & Home Prog. WTAW
6:15 Sunup Club WTAW
7:00 Martin Agronsky—
Daily War Journal BN
7:16 Toast and Coffee. WTAW
7:80 Blue Correspondents BN
7:46 Rosa Rio at the Organ BN
8:00 The Breakfast Club BN
9:00 My True Story BN
9:26 Aunt Jemima BN
9:30 Between the Lines ..WTAW
9:45 The Listening Post BN
10:00 Breakfast at Sardi’s BN
10:80 Gil Martyn BN
10:45 Jack Berch And His Boys.... BN
11:00 Glamour Manor BN
11:15 Meet Your Neighbor BN
11:30 Farm and Home Makers BN
P. M.
12:00 Baukhage Talking BN
12:16 WTAW Noonday News _WTAW
12:80 Farm Fair WTAW
12 :40 Texo Roundup .WTAW
12:45 Tips, Topics, And Tunes ....WTAW
1:00 Kiernan's Corner BN
1:15 The Mystery Chef BN
1:80 Ladies Be Seated BN
2:00 Songs by Morton Downey— BN
2:16 Hollywood Star Time—RKO BN
2:30 Appointment with Life BN
8:00 Ethel and Albert. BN
8:16 Music for Moderns WTAW
8:80 Time Views the News — BN
8 :45 Something to Read—
Dr. T. F. Mayo —WTAW
4:00 Student Personnell—George
Wilcox WTAW
4 :15 Dick Tracy BN
4:30 Something for the Girls WTAW
4:45 Hop Harrigan BN
6:00 Terry and the Pirates BN
5:15 All Star Dance Parade WTAW
6:80 Jack Armstrong BN
6 :46 Sea Hound - BN
6 :00 Fred Waring- BN
6:30 Sign Off
A. M.
6:00 Sign on.
6:02 Texas Farm A Home Prog. WTAW
6:16 Sunup Club WTAW
7:00 Martin Agronsky—
Daily War Journal BN
7 :15 Let’s Learn Spanish WTAW
7:30 Blue Correspondents BN
7:45 Morning Melodves WTAW
7:55 Hollywood Headliners WTAW
8:00 The Breakfast Club BN
9:00 My True Story BN
9:25 Aunt Jemima BN
9 :30 Between the Lines WTAW
9:45 The Listening Post BN
10:00 Breakfast at bardi’s BN
10:30 Gil Martyn BN
10:45 Jack Berch And His Boys.... BN
11:00 Glamour Manor BN
11:16 Meet Your Neighbor BN
11:30 Farm and Home Makers BN
P. M.
12:00 Baukhage Talking BN
12:15 WTAW Noonday News WTAW
12 :30 Farm Fair WTAW
12 :45 Johnny Thompson — WTAW
1:00 Kiernan’s Corner BN
1:15 The Mystery Chef BN
1:30 Ladies Be Seated BN
2:00 Songs by Morton Downey BN
2:15 Hollywood Star Time—RKO BN
2:30 Appointment with Life. BN
3:00 Ethel and Albert BN
3:15 Music for Moderns WTAW
3:30 Time Views the News BN
3:45 Treasury Star Salute WTAW
4:00 Something to Read .WTAW
4:15 Dick Tracy BN
4:30 The Sea Hound BN
4:45 Hop Harrigan BN
6:00 Terry and the Pirates BN
5:15 All Star Dance Parade WTAW
6:30 Jack Armstrong. BN
6:46 Captain Midnight BN
6:00 Notes From Yesterday BN
6:80 Sign Off
A Little Place - - -
A Big Saving!
was finished and every Jap “bit
the dust”.
Mr. Evans interspersed his re
marks with witty English jokes in
typical English accent and interest
ingly answered the many questions
asked of him by scores of SFA stu
dents. He told the students that
they would hold the future of the
world and that by their efforts no
wars should be permitted in the
future, stating that with the strides
that science is making, the next
war would bring a condition where
10,000 buzz bombs could drop on a
city like New York and destroy it
in a short time.
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four-star general in the K-9 Corp.
This was sent in order that Rev’s
rank would be the highest, for
none was too good for her.
Written on the citation is the
following inscription, “For patrio
tic and effective services rendered
in behalf of the War Dog Fund
. . . . this citation is awarded to
Cadet Corps of Texas Agricultural
and Mechanical College by the War
Dog Fund, Dogs For Defense, Inc.
Signed by Mrs. H. H. Neal, Nation
al Vice-chairman and James M.
Austin, national chairman.
For those who were not acquaint
ed with the drive for the Reveille
Fund, the brief history is again
given. When the corp became aware
that Reveille was not to be with
us very much longer, for she was
coming along in years, a drive was
started to raise funds with which
to enlist her in the K-9 Corp and to
have her portrait painted. It was
decided that Reveille should have
the highest rank possible, thus the
sum of $100, was to be raised to
have her made the rank of a four-
star general. When the drive was
underway, the quota was far over
carried and a tidy sum was left
over with which to have a por
trait painted of Reveille. Contact
was made with Miss Marie Haines,
local artist and the picture was
started. It was decided that if any
money was left over from this sur
plus, that a collar would be made
in memory of Reveille to be put in
the trophy case.
Then it happened, Reveille died
on January 18, 1943 and was laid
to rest in grand state, in front of
Kyle Field stadium. Her funeral
was one to befit the mascot of the
It is befitting that Reveille
should be known throughout the
nation as the mascot of the Texas
Aggies. Now she is enlisted per
manently in the roll of honor of
the K-9 Corp. Tribute to her is
final in the past and only the
future to brighten her history, is
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