The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, June 24, 1947, Image 1

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‘Living in the Past
Is Not Enough’
'Future Depends On
August Zf
r A THy A a, •
Volume 47
Number 5
CoL Dunn to Direct
Bryan Concert Band
Invitation Extended to Students
To Join Group; Concerts Planned
Col. Richard J. Dunn, long-time director of the “famoue
Aggie Hand M , will direct the Bryan Municipal Band in re-
hearualit and concert* thia year. Tow Sweeney, manager of
the group, haa announed. Col. Dunn, conaidered one of the
ahlmt b«M<ismvh In Tvxaa, will
l»ed the mualctann during the sum
mar, and according to Mwaeney,
"will give this community the best
band It has ever had."
The 40-piec* aggregation Is
opening its doors to students ami
residents of College Station, em
phasised Sweeney. Since the Ag
gie Band is not functioning this
summer, it wps felt that there
were many bandsmen who would
like to keep ia practice with the
Bryan organisation.
Kehearaala are held every Mon
day night at 7:30 at the Bryan
County Club. Interentcd per-
" sons may join the group at any
rehearsal; however, maaicians
must furnish their own instru
ments and stands. Sweeney point
ed out.
It is the desire of the band to
receive public support this year
so as to purchase music and a few
instruments, and to employ out-
-standing singers and groups to
perform with it. Plans are also
being made for the first summer
concert, fhe date of which will be
announced latat.
At present the band consists of
9 trumpets, 4 trombones, 3 French
horns, 6 saxophones, 2 brass horns,
3 drummers, 2 baritones, 7 clan
nets, and 1 xylophone.
lamia Nedbalek will serve as sec
retary-trasurer, and Sweeney will
continue to serve as manager. Ad
ditional information may be ob
lamed by telephoning 2-7226.
A&M to Cooperate
On New Magazine
For U. S. Fanners
l)«'|Mrtnn>nU of Agriculture
Cornell, Rutgers
Tokio Censors
‘Mikado’, But
It’s O.K. Here
Miaaiaaipul Stale
Iveralty nf HHnnla,
at A A M
PurdM, Unlveralty
and Iowa Nut* are cooperating In
the production of a screen mags
alne for the American farmer Un
der the sponsorship of The Texas
Company, KKO Paths started p
duetion last week on this new kind
of sales promotion film.
Kighteen minutes In length, the
film will be photographed in ev
ery agricultural region of the Uni
ted States and screened at farm
* meetings throughout the fall and
winter. One of its main subjects
will be the work of organisations
like the Future Farmers of Amer
ica and 4-H clubs.
Two camera crews have already
been assigned to the production,
which is scheduled for completion
September 1. Howard Winner ia
first cameraman and Lloyd Dur
ant has been named director. The
entire project is under the super
vision of Charles M. Underhill,
Commercial Production Manager
for RKO Pathe, Inc., and Ceorge
Pfahler of the Sales Promotioa
Divisioa of The Texas Company.
Perform* neva o f ‘The
Mikado’* may be prohibited
in Japan, but it’> all right
for College Station to »ee
It. Mayor Ernest Langford
having given his "blessing” to
the production of the satire on
Japan to be given by the Aggie
Players and Singing Cadets on
July 14-15.
Recently "The Mikado” was
scheduled for a professional run
in Tokio, with s Japanese cast
for Japanese audiences, but oc
cupation authorities clamped
down on the show, just before
dress rehearsal. The reason
given was that the Japanese
people were not yet ready to
appreciate the burlesque of Jap
anese ways.
Thia was not the first time
that "The Mikado" haa run into
censorial difficulties. Years a-
go Uueen Victoria stopped the
London production during a vis
it of Japanese royalty to Eng
However, the operetta was
given in Tokio a short time ago
by (11 performers for a strictly
Western audience.
Students on (lotton
Tour. Visit Peru
Snack Bar ‘Experiment' Open
In Duncan; Serves 400 Nightly
A angck bar, open from 8 to 10 p.m.. five daya a week,
ia the lat4at experiment under way by the meaa hall, Jay
Penlston, chief of college aubaigtenca, abated Friday. Serv
ing aandwichea, diinka. and denaerta, the attack bar ia oper-
atad for 1 he benefit of atudenla houaed in the new area.
Peniaton stated. “If buaineaai Juatifiea Ita operation, or
if we brwi k even, It will be continued," he added.
Hamburger* and all typea of aandwichea, milk, coffee,
iced tea, >unch, and ice cream are nerved in the Duncan
Hall eateijy Monday through Friday. Scrambled egg* are
alao to be added.
Marv n M. Kuera. veteran member of the Veteran
Studenta AaHoclation Meios.Hall committee, haa announced
that nugi ration* are open from all atudenU. Any ideaa
may be p laced in the auggeation box in Duncan Hall, or
nubmittec to him in Room 210, Dormitory 8.
According to Kuera, “What cornea out thia summer
will determine the activitiea of a snack bar in Sbisa Hall
next fall. ’
Finia fling ita first week in operation, the anack bar
has received favorable response from students, having
served ai|m>ximately 400 each night.
The snack bar is not open on Saturday or Sunday
Chamber of Commerce Nears
$1,000 Goal in Drive For
School Building Amendment
T. I, Ducats Limited to Two Each
This year, ticket* to the Thanksgiving Day game will be limited to
two a per ho i. There will be no restrictions on the number that may
be purchase I for other games unless the demand is too great.
Ticket <rder blanks will be mailed to A. £ M. men now on the
mailing list of the Texas Aggie
Five Projects In
(.hemi$try Carry
On During Summer
The research work of the
Chemical Engineering Depart
ment haa not entirely atop-
lied with the coming of aum-
mrr varatiqn. According to Dr.
P. G. Murdqrk of that ilopartmonl,
a gradual* student ia working un
a project vAtich is an experiment
to find the |Ut* of Alkylate Near
listi A thpee year project spon
sored by the Humble Oil < ompany,
it has be»i going an far more
than two vaars
Other pipjerta underway this'
summer sro the Algehrnir Theory
of iMBtillatipn. Thermodynamics of
HydrorsriMia Mixtures, the Invest I |
gstlon of Vapor Falling Through
Perforated Pistes, and the Design
Methods fof Catalytic Reactants
Two resegrch projects that have
been discontinued during the sum
mer but wil be resumed next fall
are the Catalytic Oxidation of
Propane sponsored by the Gulf
Oil Compafy and another spon-
sorvd by Westingbouse Electric
Th* traditional A 4 M Cotton
Tour to Nou|h America was high
lighted With’ a ten-day visit to
Peru, according to latest report*
from the group. The troupe, con
slating of George W Kunse, John
P. Stanford, and V. P. Bennett,
accompanied by J. R. Mogford, In
structor In the agronomy depart
ment, studied the ancient history |
of cotton in this South American
The pony began their journey
June 3 by plane, making stops at
Mexico City, Guatemala City, Pan
ama, and other points of intemt.
enroute to Lima. Peru. They spent Company {There is also a large
three days in Mexico City where project whifh includes the work of
they were welcomed by L. M. the entire ifngineering Experiment
Roberts, head of the experiment Station, dealing with the Extrac-
station there. I ‘ tion of Cot£>n Seed with Isopropyl
The group was welcomed and I Alcohol,
entertained in Lima by Jorg* V.
Checa, a native of Peru and form
er student of A.AM.
After a few stops on their home
ward journey, they were scheduled
to arrive in Houston today.
| about July 6. These orders must
I be returned to the Athletic Depart
ment not later than August 9. The
I sending of an order does not nec
essarily mean that it will be filled.
I On August 16, s public drawing
I will be held in the office of the
! Athletic Department and orders
| filled ia the sequence drawn.
Public sale for any remaining
i aebta for all games will be opened
on a first-corni first-served basis
fhllowing the filling of former stu-
debt applications.
The tickets for the T.U, game
will tie split approximately fiftv-
filty between the two schools,
Around |0,<HM) wiU he required for
the A AM •indent body. With the
eractiop of temporary boxes and
new steel peals at the south mm
*4 Kyle Field, Bpi>r««imat#ly 10,000
scat* will In* available fur former
Eili* for DegriM**
Befon* July 15
Italian Broker Is
Latest Enrollee
In Cotton Course
Frodprlco R. Kranauer of
Milan, Italy, waa the lateat
enrollee for the .‘18th annual
summer cotton abort course
being held on the campus. He
brought the enrollment to H4, which
is the largest ever held at the col
Kranauer served with the Swiss
army danni; World War II. His
father, C. S. Kranauer, a cotton
broker in Milan for Dallaa and
New Orleans cotton firms, attended
the short course in 1917 at A6M.
Kranauer said that cotton mills In
Milan could not run but a few
daya weekly because of the fuel
shortage in Italy.
! Five foreign countries are rep
resented in this year’s short course;
Italy, Spain, Czechoslovakia, Nor
way, and Mexico. Nine states alao
are represented in the course.
The first cotton short course be
gan in 1906 and was revived In
1943. The course, which com
menced June 2, will close July 12.
Over $800 hax bean collected by the city Chamber of
Commerce in thtir current drive to rtiae $1000 to aid paaaage
of the $60,000,000 building amendment recently paaaedX
the legialature, Idunar Fly, preeldont of the Development A*-
sociation and Chamber of Commerce, has announced.
Friday, a telegram was sent to Dudley K. Woodward, slat* Chair
man of in# cofiunltU$#
uf the committee In charge af promotion of the amendment
of which follows; THROUGH COOPKRATIVK ^
A. & M. Directors
Meet Tomorrow
The Board of
Jaly 16 la the last date for
filing applications for degrees to
be conferred at the end of the
ssimnier seasion. H. L. Heaton,
registrar, has announced. This
deadline applies to both grad
ual* and undergraduate student*.
Then* atudrnts who have not
.tlr, .,<G done no whouM make for
mal application in the Regin-
trar'a Office immediately.
Fish, Game Majors
Make Field Trip
Nine Fish and Game students
and Dr. W. B. Davis, head of th*
Fish and Gam* Department, left
here earlier this semester for a
six-week course In field wurk near
Colorado Hprihgii Colorado
Th* summer field course In Kish
and Game la being held near Col-
nr ado Npringa, Colorado, Th* stu
dent* nr* divided Into two groups
One group la working on a dost
problem with Colorado state gam*
offlrlals, while the other grmip
studies methods and techniques of
field work under Dr, Davis. Th*
plans are for the two groupe to
trade types of work at the end of
three weeks.
flpecimens of birds, mammals,
and reptiles collected on the trip
will be added to the Texas Coop-
erntivc Wildlife Research Museum,
which is the largest in the eouth.
The nine students taking ad
vantage of the courses are Wm.
B. Wilson, John T. Willis. Wm. H.
Kiel, Langdnn P. Kindler, Gus A.
Kngeling, Robt. L. Schultz. Ernest
G. Simmons, Wm. Ross Mearham.
and Frederick A. Buxton. The
students will receive four hours
credit for their work.
ctofa will
t* E. L. Aagell, secretary to the
board. Th* business of th* meet
ing will include the report of
the Union Building Committee,
discussion of plana to move the
cattle barwa from their present
location, and the College Bud
get for next year.
Th* meeting. -chcduWd to be
gin seasion nt 2 p.m. tomorrow,
with nil members present, will
rontinne approximately two sad
one-half days. Reports regarding
progress will he leaned from the
meeting from time to time.
The McGregor Chamber of
Commerce will be represented at
the board meeting Wednesday
K. J. Thoms ann. president mf the
group, has announced. Members
from the Waco und Temple
chambers will also be at the
"We do not know the purpose
of thia meeting.” a member of
the executive board stated, "but
It may be that a final decision
regarding the Bluebonnet Ord
nance Plant will be annsnneed."
Fly stated That contributions art
still being accepted. Th* Develop
ment Aesocintion hopes to have
attained its 91000 goal by the end
of this wek.
It was further Jpaiated out that
the passage of the proposed plan
would be of gient benefit not only
to A. A M. but also to all other
hUte-supported schools in Texas.
The passage of this amendment
will immediately make available
the sums of 9l(>.lX>0.lHX) and 98.0U0.
000 to Texas University and A. A
M., respectively.
Administrators of the 16 state
institutions which will receive bene
fits from the amendment have giv
en their unanimous support. This
stand, taken at a recent meeting
in Waco, is persuasive evidence in
{favor of the amendment.
Reports of a widespread lack of
Paul Brings All
On WTAW Daily
Hear them all with Pauli Name
I land*, star singers, and gUpM
stara, Ymi want la know whst
all the to-do'" about ? Why In
the Paul Whiteman (lub brmighl
to you dally from 2 30 li9<n p.m.
over WTAW, your IHW listening
Paul Whiteman haa branched
out and haa now become g dice
jockey. It* spins the platter*
and gives with the rhatter over
the American Broadcasting Com
pany and ita affiliated stations
It has been said that Paul’s
show has what it takes. Bo just
listen to the friendly fracas Paul
kicks up on his new show. Odds
are a hundred to one that you will
join his fan list.
Consolidated Grad
Elected Secretary
TSCW Freshmen
Miss Betty Smith, daughter of
Mr. sad Mrs. Elmer E. Smith,
College Station, was elected secre
tary of the Class of 1661 for the
Construction Begun
On New Sewer Line
Construction was begun last
week on a new sewer line, designed
to relieve the present*bne in the
new area. According to T. R.
Spence of the College Construction
Office, this work ia a part of the
long-range planning of the college
‘A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words’
1 r H 1 \ j
Visual Education Division Work
To Enliven Classroom Teaching
Firemen’s School
To Be July 20-25
r summer
ion at Texas State “ nti be needed when the new
College for Women, Denton.
Other officers are Pamela Bur
gess, Austin, president, and Ann
West, Beaumont, vice-president
Mias Smith, freshman speech ma
jor, waa graduated from A.AM
( onsolkisted High School whore
she held class offices, was vice
president of Drama ties (Tub, vie#-
prealdunl of Press Club, editor of
school paper, and art editor of the
sehool annual.
buildings now being planned are
constructed. ^
Thia new sewer will run from
the west aid* of Dormitory 4 to (lhllt ,
s position just north of the railroad
station, ft is constructed of 16-
inch line and ia beingjaid from 17
to tg feet deep. The work b
being don* thia summer as to
cause as little disruption with the
college activities as possible,
S|wmw aisled
WhRtta Cow!
‘Fairy Tormentress' Lets No
Grass Grow Under Her Feet
Bv J. T. Miller
Somethirjg relatively new in the
field of ediAetion has recently been
establishedlon the A.AM. campus.
It is called rvisual education". Suc
cessfully u^ed by the Armed For
res, visual education ia being adopt
ed to the ipwds of colleges all over
the country.
Back in|l641, E. L. Angell, at
rector of Student Ac-
College, and Howard
niral Assistant of the
rtrultural Experiment
uaaed the poaMbtlity
ting a visual education
at A.AM. Their plana
»ir the wnr. However,
the wnr brought In-
nds for modern tench
tivitlee ■
Berry. W
T* x a •
Htatton, |
of tanugur
program ■
were hall
(w6 B
ing mel I
1 before it will be operating in iU
new quarter*. The demand for
the service appears to be great.
Berry stated, for there were sever
al inquiries and requests fon films
the week following the announce
ment concerning the new depart-
As listed in the report of the
committee, the following services
will be available to the various rol-
I log* activities:
a. Complete photographic serv
ice including the exposing and pro
cessing of films, as well *a the uro-
seaaing of official films exposed by
th* department* and
members of
let m iletl
By Prod W. Hoepfner
During May a registered Jer
sey cow bred by th* Experiment
Station, named TARS Fairy Tor-
mentress 1016398, produced
1,801 pounds of milk, or nn aver
age of 6% gallons per day.
This on* month's production,
when sold nt 21 cenU per quart,
was worth 9176.77. She haa pro
duced a total of 114.228 pounds
of milk jh n period of 8,661 days,
or an average life-time produc
tion of 8.84 gallons per day. In
addition to this hard-to-baat pro
duction, Fairy Tor men trees haa
four daughters in the herd which
have Completed Register of Merit
records. They averaged 11,408
pounds of milk and 171 pounds of -
butterfat as n mature equivalent
300-day period.
a of her daughters, which
ull sisters, surned Silver
, having met both the pro
duction and calving requirements
in qaulifying. She also has two
eons in service in dairy herds of
the sUte, an up-ami coming Meif-
er calf in the college barns
Thee* production records of
1016808 are outstanding in them
selves, but still greater import
ance is attached to her contiau
ous high production level, even nt
the ripe old age of 15 yearn.
b. Lantern slides,
c. Film stripe with
d Natural color transparencies
and slides.
e. Rduralional motion pieturq*.
|i rnm. eapoamg. editing, Uttini.
with present racilitiee in a limited
under the Parilltlea will be expended
as demands Indicate Hound will be
added by commercial laboratories
wn#n it##»r#4i
f. PTojeetor and camera repair,
maintenance, and loan or rental
of Directors, at their
._ March uf tala year.
eatahliehmi the Photographic ami
Visual Abb laboratory, headed by
Berry Tit Photographic and Vis
ual Alda (limmitt**, also
leadership of Berry, waa aet up
as an advisory board. Membrrs of
{that board are Dr. K B. Reynold*.
Agricultural Experimental Station;
Louis Prink*, Texas Extension
Service; Q H. Ranedell, School of ‘ service.
Engineeriag; G. B. Wilcox, School g. Establishment
of Arte add Sciences; S. l! Frost,
Texas FoOest Service; Eli Whily.
School of; Agriculture; Dr. Virgil
B. Robinedn, School of Veterii
Medicine; rod Lt. Col. W. 8. McEl-
henny, School of Military Science
and Tacth a.
The nm >
tend in
rupied by
on the gr
Ultra tion
June 1, It
of an
tional film laboratory.
h. Production of multex
for muhilith printing.
: L*Production of photostats.
L Production of ozalid prints
and related reproduction procea-
division will be quar-
t offices formerly oc-
the A .AM. Press bindery
floor of the Admin-
Ing. Although the
is officially aet up
rill be around September
k. Draftanuro-illustrator to pro
duce charts, sketches, prepare lay
out* and silk screen pasters.
When aaked about the showing
of films produced by the armed
forces, Berry stated that "non-
cls**ified films will be obtained for
general showing through the Mili
tary Science Depart meat." Many
films of general interest were made
by the Army Signal Corps, Army
Air Forces, and Navy Bureau of
Aeronautics, and some of these
will be shown to various groups on
the campus at their request.
A unique feature of the service
concerns it* many possible applica
tions towards work by graduate
•tudents on advanced degreea. They
too are welcome to take full advan
tage of visual education.
(Tubs and organisations connec
ted with the college can obtain
films this Fall for iirivat* show
inga. Many of the films are shewn
free, while some mast be rented
The expense of furnishing an on-
erntar fur the projecting will he
iNtrn* by the sulweiimng urganlsa
The sueees* of the Laboratory
seem* assured Other ml leges and
universities throughout the roue-
try have added visual education to
each department of the institution.
Some have even mode sound motion
pictures in their laboratories Ohio
State University has Just recently
completed a twenty-seven minute
•Boil,, "The University in Transit
ion’*. on it* campus at ( ohimbus.
The New York “Herald Tribune"
recently disclosed that the City of
New York haa appropriated 9it6,-
000 for visual education in the ele
mentary and hig schools in that
city. The British Ministry of In
formation finances and produces
educational films for the British
Now the A.AM. Board of Direc
tor* haa allocated funds for visual
education at KJkU.
In your clasaas this fall ren
her the old Chinese proverb. "A
picture is worth a thousand words.
An estimated 550 men are ex
pected for the Firemen’s Training
School to be held on the campus
July 20-25. The Chemistry Depart
ment and State Firemen’s and Fire
Marshal’s Association are sponsor
ing the course.
Registration will be conducted
in the YMCA from 1 p.m. Sunday,
July 20, to 10 a.m., Monday, July
21. Each registrant will be charg
ed a fee of 95. <
Attendants will be housed in Dor
mitories 14, 15, and 18, which will
be opened at 1 p.m., July 20, and
locked at 6 p.m., July 2A.
Meals will be served family style
in Duncan Hall commencing with
breakfaat, July 21 and ending at
noon, July <6. A baaqwst will be
held at 6:80 p. m., July 2t, In Sbisa
Meeting places for tha courses
will be announced at a later date.
public understanding at the pro
posal were made and therefore,
popular enlightenment ia a prior .-
consideration to intelligent voting
on the proposition. Little do the
C ple realise how small an amount
been appropriated by jhe leg
islator* during the past 18 years
for thO; Mate schools of higher
learning. -
Nor is any building appropna-
1 lion measure to be found among
thee* past by th* past legislature,
despite liberal pruvisiun for highei
education If this amendment Is
h.,i s|.prov,H) l.v th. vein. .,1 I , .
m un August 88, Ito alternate plan
eonld h* adopted befure th* next
nr assstnw uf the iegteialur* in
TWs WORM Imni lid state
eulleges with sramued, inadequate
areummudaliunOi It m nut even
certain that tte legislature would
adapt an alterttata plan. f
the bnlkrtag amendment, whtf$
will be effective far 80 years, wilt
shew state college* to phm ahead
fur th* next 8 decades To finance
the program. 6 cent* uf th* unused
iMirtion uf the CoofedaralO pension
levy would be allocated to a build
ing fund. Tha general fund tax
limit would be fiaad At 30 cants
rather than 36 cents. The Univer-*
*iay of Texas and A A M. would
be allowed, to issue $lb,(HH).uOU In
bonds, payable from the income
of their Jointly shared perman
ent fund.
In View of such immediate bene
fits and because of the pressing
need for buildinn at all the state
educational institutions, many of
the leading paper* and orgaaixa-
uons of the state ary calling for
approval on August 23. The neg
led in the past has been inexcus
able, reflecting upon s great state
Kanterwood Field
Adda Steel Hangm*/
Facilities at East*rwoo<i airfield
are in a procea* of baing improved
with addition of an all steel truss
hangar. Urn movement of this
hangar from the discontinued Cor
sicana Army Air Ftyld was auth- .
orized by the Federal Work* Agen
cy and is being carried out by th*
Ball Construction (’ompany of
Th* ItmUM*. originally valued
of 9100,000, ha* • floor space of
26,400 square feet and ia being
placed near th* wind tunnel. The
erection of the hangar ia expeHed
to be completed by Jteptenthor I.
Hub Anybody Seen ‘Stinky’?
Visitor Takes ‘French Leave'
' By F. F. Block
Hornet king new In th* way of
pets inhabited room 100 of dormi
tory I for o brief tenure, and then
someone carelessly left the door
open and "HUnky" waa out In
midst of 0 strong* and hostile
world monopolised by Aggies, rows,
and dogs. On* or the other showed
little appreciation for our erswhil*
friend and how "alls* iat Kaputt",
Stinky boa proved too'dM$<r
for his would be sdv, r**n.»
Until m Miort time ago, Stinky
resided in Waco aad had little to
do with the “hoipolloi” of that sec
tion. confining his actlritlea
cluaively to the company of the
other members of his cion. But
growing tired of this Inferred on-
t rsnsm he prevailed upon his
friend. Edward Carney, homo sap-
tan. alao from Waco, to bring him
to Aggtelond for the aummei
Why Stinky should wish to vMt
.a MS’ £ T h*
thought he wnuMiCi be nutiem! in
aa aimeepher* flavor'd with boro*
and row hams If this be the rose.
M MndonbWir moo bo. and re.
too . fc* *5 ■Wri to an *a-
amiaothm at the Veterinary Moo.
M. I# n poaoNo operation, that
wooM remove aom* gland, that p*
llte society had daorowTSa iMr
•> WholwnldnT take to
the woodat la any event Stinky
boon o.w.*J. for several daya
Mdbis friends *i> becoming quite
FortunoMrfMnky hasn’t reach
•d puborty and is still acceptable
in the best aociaj circle*, so be net
aisrmcd if yoo shoold encounter
blot unexpectedly. H»**vor M
yoo shoold run into a small black
^th a white strip* down
his baek and he doesn’t answer
to th* naaa* of iMafcy,
you had better beware"!