The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, July 08, 1947, Image 2

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y r' * ' Battalion 4 EDITORIA Pag® 2 TUESDAY, JULY 8, 1947 Three-Community’ Living... Now l am oim of thouaamU of who have returned to achool to continue their education. Although my interest in edu cation has come only recently I have form ed some tentative ideas concerning what education can do for the young people of our country. To me the schools, originally created bv the community to fill a community need, exist primarily to provide citisens who will fit into community life with as little friction as possible. It is becoming increasingly dear that everyInxly lives in three types of com munity simultaneously. The first is the home community, the locality where one lives and works. The bulk of the young people tfllnding secondary schools will engage in such diverse occupa tions as street car conductors, factory work ers, bakers, salesgirls, wives, and mothers I would favor offering in our high schools subjects designed to do the greatest common good for the greatest possible number, since ft is patently impossible to prepare each per son for the Specific position he or she even tually will find. By such subjects I mean broad survey courses acquainting 1 the pupil with the un derlying principles of many vocations; simi lar survey courses designed to enrich the student’s future life by giving him or her an idea as to what is worthwhile in movies, radio, books, music, and art; subjects em phasising social relationships tai ~ ‘ manner that would stress getting all desses, colors, and creeds; and classes to help young people with their so cial and vocational problems. Secondly, there is the community of our nation as a whole. My ideal teacher would try to interest his pupils in social and eco nomic problems that are natonally impor tant Since we are a democracy, be should impress upon them that a conscientious and thinking electorate, capable and interested J in choosing wise leaders, is essential to a healthy democratic form the recent war we have indoctrinated in c their schools, arc nothing wrong with the principles of the young people of our haa to be learned and f government In sen what people, eiiefs largely by of doing. T eee indoctrination in for . Democracy such teaching, government of the people, by the people, and for the people,” wfl pariah from the earth, deetroyed either by some outside pow er or from within by a email militant group taking advantage of the apathy of the gen- eralpublic. Finally, there is the world community. We are still s long way from the concept of the whole world living as one eommunl- ty. Nicholas Murray Butler Is quoted in an article on world federation as saying; “If I were s young man I would not go into edu cation. I would devote any lift to the real isation of world federation." Perhaps it la brash of me to disagree with so distinguished a man but I think the concept of world federation will come only through education. The citisens of the Unit ed Statee, the peasant walking along the linden-lined roads of Prance, the Soviet member in Russia, and the coolie s in China are .only hours apart cally. but they are centuries apart in way of thinking. My ideal teacher, in addi tion to his other duties, would do his best to decrease this mental distance by a few seconds. He would be old enough to realise that the world and human nature change very slowly but young enough to maintain some zeal in trying to change it With the cooperation of men like him in this country and other countries, with men in this generation sad succeeding gen erations. there may some day come a time when Americans. Englishmen. Germans, Russians, and all the other national it 1m consider themselves as members of the same community. Ij -^Occupations Poultry Judging Clauses to Begin Th. 'Will in th* School AgrteuHar* who art A* tmm m la poultry judging am In- Education With Fulbright... On August 1, 1946, the President of the United States signed a measure which will do more towards promoting international un derstanding than all the peace conferences and interracial groups could ever hope to accomplish. Senate Bill 1636, or the Ful- bright Bill, as It Is called after Its author, provides the means whereby thousands of American students and teachers may study and teach abroad.* In many countries throughout the world the United Statee Army and Navy left mil lions of dollars worth of surplus war goods. Because of the unfavorable glance of trade eyisting at the present time, and from all indications will continue to exist, It Is im- possible for thee# countries within whoss boundariss the surplus materials were dump ed to pay the Unfted States (n cash. The Fulbright Bill is designed to allow payment In klM. Education is to be the medium of Within a period of 20 year* over 9800,- 000,000 will be applied to educational ex change. No country will be allowed to spend more than $1,000,000 each year. The money will be spent In four ways: 1. To pay the bills of American stu dents in klner education abroad. Trans portation, fees, and subsistence will be covered under the provisions of the hill. 2. To permit American profeasors and noM pap JOB CALLS Below are listed position vacancies in the fields Indicated, nterested studenU should contact W. R. Horsley or Lucian Morgan In the Placement Office. Room 126, Administration Building, for complete information Civil Engineering-—Infllco, ln-+ eorporated; City of Della*. Geology—Corning Glaa* Work*; Tide Water Associated Oil Com pany; The Denver and Rio t rank Western Railroad Company, bn»H Oil C ompany Mechanical, Management, Ri«ct- rical. Agricultural, Chemical. Pet roleum, Civil Engineering, Indus trial Education, Phyaica—Texas Service Company, Wb.i*e»- ng A Manufacturing Com pany; Hou»ton lighting and Pow er Company; Halliburton Oil Well teachers to lecture in foreign universities overseas. 8. To assist foreign students in Am erican non-denominational colleges and universities oversea*. 4. To pay . transportation coats of for eign students coming to America for high er education. The actual swarding of scholarships will probably begin in 194H. Assistant Secretary of State William Benton will be in charge of the administration of the scholarships; a ten-man Board of Foreign Scholarships will pass applicants for theln. Representatives of | tha Veterans Administration. United States | Office of Education, state educational In- atitutiona, and prlvatsly-endowed colleges and unlversitlea, will nuke up the board. At the present the United States has a student exchange agreement with Great Brtt- INTBRVIEWS: Th* fetlewtag roMipamr- will h* CB th* cam- pas la th* asar fatar* far la- tervievm. Watch yew depait- aiadfal halletla heard* far th* time sad date: Fir* Preveatlea sad Ragtaeefiag Bweaa of Tex as; National Cash Register Compaay; W. T. Graat Co«- paay; Texas Life lasaraac* Company. Ethyl Carpers ties. Cementing Company: Pood Mm h Inerv Corporation, Cavaogie-lUin oia Steel ( or|>oiution poultry Hu-hendrf, Dalrv Hue bandry. Animal Huehon.li— Thomp-on• Hayward Chemical 0*.} Uncle Johnnie's MU1. Business and Accounting, Keo- nomloe—N A. Jam**, Inc.; Com- ■MPPlS Metals Company, Ltd.; boal# R. Anderson: American Sur ety Company of New York; Th* mWm Uing Company Aerenaetleal erlean Airlines 6 Perm Kngti Hyete ■aSMMMg •in. Plans call for similar agreement* with | ^JfJ" * man mgiH^gar r, T#l farm In Kabtn* County Australia, New Zealand, India, the Phlli- Jr**** Ineeranoe—There nr* poelUone Arabia, Turkey. Eirypt, Greece, Italy, Aus- open for men tnt*r*«t*d in a car tria, France, Holland, Belgium, and the Scan- ! leer In Insurance with Lincoln No dinavian countries Students will be chosen on a geographi cal basis. However, e plan is being conaid ered whereby students will be selected by regions. In any event, distribution will in sure a country-wide representation. tlonal life Connecticut General a nee, and others. 2 Loan Funds Will Stretch the Monthly Check By J. A. Ceoghraa Do you have trouble mak ing that check last or maybe you need cash for some emer gency ? Two student loan funds, th* Davli Buck Fund and th* Ernestine Gabor Loan Fund, are new available to xtadente In need of extra cash. Th* Davis Buck Fund was start ed in April, IMS by a donation of 15 from William K. Da via. Claw of me. At that ttnw ho marked the hill bo that he could odd it to th* fund if it ever came into his possession again, .jllw H he do nated has amc* multiplied m times, increasing to the pew amount of HJtVtM. Thor* are absolutely no otringx attached and any student who needs five or $10 has only to so* Ray Hickman Room 100. (loodwin Hall. Loo Gmber of Houston started the Ernestine Gabor Loan Fund In memory of his mother. Sine* Its foundefelsgiin September, 1044, nearly Ill,4t4 In loans haa boon mad*. In th* pact this fund has been supervised by Mrs. J. J. Taeb- enhaua, adviser of th* Hlllel Club, but It Is now operated through th* •tudont labor Office. nearing- Am-1 Both funds offer ready sash with m. | short terms. There Is no tnlorost charge and no time limit set for th* returning of tho money, but the fund can only grow through donation* by aMresiatlv* studonts and friends. To dote only $10 been lost to bod aoeounts from funds. All studsnts whs 1 some extra sash may avail thorn- Company,(selvas to thsss funds without any Life Inaur-1 trouble. Just drop by ths Student ion Goodwin Hall. Labor Office, ‘Peaceful Man’ to Survive... r A new kind of “peaceful man” must evolve in order to survive the atomic age. If man goes on aa he is, he will be wiped out as com pletely as extinct animals were by the Ice Ages. He must learn not to get into war. This warning was given psychiatrists by Dr. Brock Chisholm, executive secretary of the World Health Organization Interim Com mission. Psychiatrists must get together with the scientists to draw up the blueprints for this new kind of man, he told the Amer ican Psychiatric Association. 'The desperate need of the human race at this moat precarious stage of its develop ment is for understanding of man and for tho development of methods by which he can learn to live in peace with his kind,” Dr. Chisholm dociared. . Tho changes that have taken place in tho world In tho last two or three years make our experience In (he peat use lees as a guide for tho future, he explained. “Only now haa the greateet potential menace there has ever been to man—men’s own aelentlflc knowledge income capable Foreign Service—itandard Oil I »tat* College of Washington sug- of New Jeney; Anderson, Clayton geeta in his aurvev that married A Company. people usually settle down to **-] Sales Engineering—Ingram Eq- On* reason for dty-ruml uipment Company; Cyclone Fence rlages is that when ym Division; The Akron Belting Co. are getting adjusted to . . — different social life they art break- Veterans Voptional Schools— ing away from ties and are readily | le~ to »o into details of juet how thi ™ee|2S ^ .TfSKUT dr ”" tef may be wiped out —whether it may be by cZua Tou; P.11. (W,, T.J atomic chain reaction, or by the unleashing I«: Jackson County, Texas; Llano. I of biological weapons now available, or by J"** T *“ t; MmU|rord *' some other way, matters little. The fact is that these methods ant not visionary: they Teaching—Grovetoa, Texas;] are the most modern instruments which pro- Goose Creek, Texas; Lafkin, Tex- of destroying the race. It would be profit- JUST ONE STOP mote th* kinds of people we have always f ubUc s^ 00 '*- been—people who fight each other and who ytcchnk m • . | aeawwamoewmi es m ■ispeia *■ ■ - ■ ■ ■ -I® | Uni- for use, into an varsity of North Dakota, Grand] North Dakota. are preparing these weapons for use, i immediate menace to the whole world.” ] Forks, The education of children must be plan ned so that future generations will not need I sgs it to die wholesale, so that future men and wo- TTGI)el InOtOMeS men can act m world citizens. Parents mj • - aTT atone, he believes, can’t plan protaction M(image CfUinceS against the atomic •* TH* Fabric Sho Your Exclusive Center from | era faced with an HEADUN Ttmea-Unton: I Freah Start After The Battalion protection They need help from a*, r rwa of plague or ehoi- figures shew. to tbs ssaatry for s «Uy s trip eloesr to thaaltar. (N«w York) | ,‘miT. ** *" OItm Fhatty UwotumMmih, to firs. | NsMtortos emtosv si svattsMs Ml wh*S vttod to sttoad. Cksa et the College Poultry Fana. Coolest to be held their eyes sa 4 la Chicago this tsh, saadUatss for ths Aggie teem sm4 with E. D. Par- Mil, team coach. Joe at to for- of poultry, Parnell I L GOOD LOOKING LIGHT WEIGHT COMFORT For vacation wear at the beach or leisure hours at home a handsome robe ie tope for real comfort Choose now from our a-snortment of smartly tailored Summer Robes. Rich colors in figures stripes and solid colors. 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