The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, August 08, 1947, Image 1

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> mm \ r- GREETINGS This week marks the second anniversary of Hiro shima and the Atomic Age. Happy anniversary, every- body l The PUBLISHED IN THE INTEREST OF A CHEATER ARM COLLEGE r I Volume 47 COLLEGE STATION C i), TEXAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 1947 Number 18 Town Hall Tickets Now on Sale l ' ! At Student Activities Office I By J. T. Milkr General admission tickets for the 1947** 48 Town Hall season are now on sale at the Student Activities Office for $3 each, Joe Skiles, director, announced Tuesday. Only 1,600 general admission tickets will be sold, and students now enrolled in school will be Directors Meet Today In Lufkin After 44 Yean With A. and M. Public Must Be Aroused, Says F,B.L Man Before Kiu'anians J;' By F. F. Block "The average citisen doesn't protect himself, but expects others to do It for him." said OaUn N, Willis at the Tuesday luneheon It: Dunoan Hall of the Kiwanls Club. Willis, who la the Special Service Agent In charge of the r. B. I. field ffftss Is Mte*ten, Is afeektag sm* ' rBveeeat Day Foil## FrokltsM sad Ike Need Fw PeMt# HpeevC listed that cltlMM »Would think si their tew enforrinc sgeeitM as a I’ l with tkeet* ••hree as »u>rkholders. ’ PolnUnf out that there were given first opportunity to purchase them. The remainder will be placed on sale at Sep- tembeg 7 registration. The Town Hall calendar will consist of alt least twelve programs. Under the IS price, each attraction will cost the purchaser twen- -flve cents. In the larger cities, single tick- one of the performances would, in “♦many tastiness, east the prise of a season ticket. Purchasers of eeneral admission season tickets win be aeeered of a ■mt la Oulon Hall, etnee no more tlekete than there are seats will be ty-five eta to wIvm may sloe par* m tickets at the |l K(‘modelling Of Old Dorms to Be Completed by Fall ether than traffic viola tier Is thought this lane number caused by a cer»lr»» publu- who In many) Instances unknowing ly helped to make criminals A *% InarsaM la ecx-offeness some 12.000 eaew last year, Willis Massed on the fact that girls becoming too “gullible and trust ing” Willis warned that every 43 minutes there Is committed a rape or ah aasault in the United States. Willis considered the Polks de partments a business institution and Mid politic* should be kept out of it. There have been too many instances of efficient police chiefs being kicked out of office after an election of new officials. It re quires some time to train e good police chief, and to fire oae after every election year can only harm the service in the long ran. Because of lew salaries end crooked gelMee, good qualified men ^cannot be attracted into the police •forcee fhd consequently many local law enforcing agencies are unable to cope with the alarming increase In crime. This can only be corrected by an aroused public, Willis sut Many foreign-made firearms falling into the wrong hands, Will is warned the group, is responsible for many crimes, and weapons should he registered for the pro tection of everyone. Willis concluded his address by asking bustnsM men to be on the lookout for forged and fraudulent checks, and posts** were eahilit od before the Ktwenis to shew hew some of criminal* operated. Alas preseat at the Ms and Introduced la the group was Arthur E Carter, eluM of 14. resi dential agent for the F. B. I. cp«rt« Dr. Fra pa had been chief for Rehabilitation of alx older dorailtorias at A. k M. will be completed this fall, giving reaidenU of old halla approx imately the same facilities as student* living in newer buildings, according to Arch Baker, college srehiU-ct Approximately 150.000 has been spent on each of the older building*. Dormitories at A. A M. are not ovided by state fundi but are self-liquidating project* Mitchell and BixaeU Halls are being remodelled this summer. Last year Milner, Puryear, and Legett were almost completely rebuilt in side. Remodelling of Law Hall, which was begun last summer, wili be completed by the fall semester. Two of the newer dormitories— Walton and Hart—have also been • xtensivply repaired and redecor ated. The entire program has taken two yearn,* Mpwr, Legett, and Mitchell Balk were built in 1911, and BisaeU in 1918. The goal of the rehabilitation program wa^to install in the old buildings facilities equal to thoee in the two new arena, where 14 modem dormitories were coostract- ed in 1999 and 1941. Clothes cloeeta have been built to replace old ward robes, and showers have been in stalled. New roofs have been put on several of the dormitories, and eonersto floors replaced old wood en ones. Individual lavatories were Installed In Lew and Puryear. Dectrie barn plugs have been built In, eliminating the dsngerous and unsightly practice if hooking up lamas by extension cords to ceiling lights. la many eases new door* have been Installed The reconstruction program has been tarried eat by tbs eaDege eon. Aed by? Room FFA Meat Monday rale. Tea Neett, balladeer, will appear at Union Nall Oetaber 4, He lallMs la A me risen folk songs. Cowboy songs, sea chanties, and ballads of the mountains and tba Inland waters -all are presented In such a manner as la bald the aud ience nntll tbe end of the program. Christopher Lynch, Irish toner, has bean t>ooked for November 10, He singe In a style reminiscent <»f John Met nrmack, world-famed ten* or wbo died recently. In fart, for several yean, Lynch was raised under McCormack's wing. Hs Is new touring the country In Ms own right Prances Greer, young Metropoli tan Opera soprano, will spix sr on Town Hall October 13. She poss esses at least two features which will assure her of success on tbe A. A M. campus: beauty and a re markable lyric votes. Her rape- toirc includes many of the more familiar operatic arias, as well as se mi-classical number . A southern pianist, Sidney Fas ter, opens the sscsnd eenosstor's Town Hall presentations on Feb ruary IS. Hs has been guest solo ist with the Dallas Symphony Or chestra; New York critics have ap plauded his recitals in that city. Iva Mitchell, ballerina, modem dancer, and classical artiste, cav orts, glides, and hops through two hours of comedy and Mtire. Her one-woman shew is guaranteed to produce a smile on the face of the moat austere spectator; aud iences with a sense of humor will roar with delight. She is scheduled for March A A Russian-American violinist who has just recently attained national prominence, Isaac 8term, will play for the Town Hall aud ience May 4. A native of San Fran cisco, Stem has injected youthful- ness and versatility into classical Fraps Retires as Chemist With Experiment Station Dr. G. 8. Frapa, collaborating chemist, retired July SI after aervice of 44 yeera with the A. A M. Agricultural Experiment Station. Until placed on modified aervice in 1946, many yeara of the Station's Division of Chemistry and also State Chemist of Ttsaa. During bla long sorter. Dr. Frapa wrote two books, and was the author or m-anther of ever 400 bulletins and scknllfls publi cations. His work dealt with tbs stossus iwaal I Into fmtetttlftif m m*4 ■«—— vlvsff | Vw*vlVvl>gi B*»M FteyvMteg* valten if plant feed In Tsana aetti llin nut ui* of rommftiBl fEriUlurfi i eiiaIvmhi of f*ofvi9rt#ri*iBl fi<rUllttn tmt fooettrur BttftffBl iMA* position, feeding value and vNE Milan ef Toaaa feeds i OoflaHteaa of fIIbofo nod f*oiol vltemlnai 4MMy values of and faada, and other topics. Dr. Frapa waa an active meMbar tbe Aaaoalalten of Official Ag- cultural Chetalata, Ha president referee on fertillaera Athletic Director And Two Deans to Be Named DE 0. 8. FR w*8, after 44 B um ef service with the A A . AgrteuNaral Biperimeut Sta- tien. retired July SI. Until 19a bo stetud aa chief ef the Sta- ttee's Dlviateu ef Chemistry. Two deans and a director of athletics will probably be named by the A. A M. Board of Directora, at their meeting in Lufkin today and tomorrow. ; The college athletic council la expected to make a recom mendation for director of athietke, a pont created by the * board leal spring, wkkh baa eat yet been filled by a inrrmsnt-nt HPI, M.. Pnsulrnt (iibb GU- rbrlst la sspeated to artrtaato a doan of lb« H«-iu>oi of An. sml Hcionoes, suaoeodlag Dr. T. D. Mrooks, who la going ea modified servlM, and a doan of msa te i J «M ■uvww w• w* fvtMi*na, wmM rwmiRfjV* Sd to rvturn to Bast Atoka Taath* era College. V Cold Bars Offered Qualified CFs By War Department iteartMLi buildings, and I novated la * teg. af tba riiiirr lb# aid Consol Idaled I teAflBAllmAMlv pm VWPvwwviw* a Muate Build (Sm TOWN HALL on Page Fear) R0A to Hear Bass At Tuesday Meet Dr. J. R. Bum of the Department of History will t>* guest speaker at the August meeting of the Braaoa < ounty Rrsrrvw Offlrsrs Assorts- non on Tuaodav, Aigeet It, la tha Civil Engineering Loetura Room “ ~ kh '• topis will be “History tan Countries." All mem- ra AMaela and tba pu at Tito p. Dr. Boat of the Balkan bera of tha art urged to attend Ea i a* m 4 a — -f m IIItiwO. Idaho Professor Joins Department Of Range-Forestry Harold F. Heady of Buhl, Idaho, has accepted a position as associate professor in the A. A If. College department of range and forestry, according to Dr. Y. A. Young, bend of tbe department His appointment be comes effective September 1. Heady graduated in 1938 from the school of fore*try, University of Idaho, awd was the outstanding senior in his class. In 1940 he re ceived his master's isgrsi from New York State College of For- astry, Syracuse. New York. Heady was granted fellowships for fur ther study at the University of MinneeeU and the University of Nebraska. He has completed his academic training for a doctor’s degree at the University of Neb raska and will rective the degree In 1948. He taught os assistant •t NowTlork Stats two yean. Bssdy la a member of XI Blgma Phi, Afehe Xi Blgma, and It XI, national honorary saalstlM. —_ wife and daughter will eoeompeny kirn to College •f rtmilgmi la 1911, and methods of anslysla of from 1994 to 1944. Aa a member of th# American Association of Fto4 Control Officials, Mrvtng aa president In 1934. Dr. Fraps as sisted In forming definitions of nmereial foods and in adopting uniform regulations He has been an active member of the American Chemical Society since 1901, pres enting papers at national meetings, serving as councilor, and also as chairman and secretary of local sections. Biographies of Dr. Fraps art carried in Who’s Who in America, Poggendorf Biogr, lit Handwor- tenbuch (German), American Men of Science, and other biographical dictionaries. at two of tka A aBtoAtoialAanaMm! BH mm ■ ■ m a aaa — a * — Afmruiiurfti ibi#hi wlwwitPil will Mine before tba beafd. Af- and alia a bmn# for ihe srronomi.t at Yateto. Will U of a Winter mt prof* ('©liege for public Do U S Women Have Too Much Freedom? . • . Movies Misrepresent American Moles, Says Egyptian Student By Laute Merges American moviee give foreigners an ahhogether wrong impression of tbe American male, according to Abased A- E Heiba, member of the Egyptian Educational Mission to the United State* Heiba. who la located with tha agronomy ex periment station in cotton breeding, ■ays that the movies present the American man as a carefree spend thrift, while from his observation they ora the moot industrious peo ple with whom he has come in con tact either in the Old or the New World. 1? Heiba la a graduate of Fouand, the first university of Cairo, Egypt, and hte work aa reaoarek assistant on tha cotton rases board at Gisa, Egypt waa partially responsible for kte appointment to the Educational Mteteon. He cams to the States In February, 1944, receiving an M. 8. degree fram Iowa hofara coating to A. A M. Dr. Buchanan, Doan of the Grad uate School at Iowa State, iteom- mended Texas A. A M. to Hcibs because of the Mtporlmout •Ution’s cotton biMdiag program- It waa at his first party in Aml ba if It were true that aU Africans bud “tolls." After tbraa months of lecturing In Minnesota, Nebraska. iSE, id South Dakou. Heiba thinks he helped to clear up NMMy A. E oM . BMiteBBH ngm fram Alexandria, Egypt, baa trav eled throughout Europe and the Middle Cast Hs has an untie who li sue af the thirteen judge« Mt btornst lonsl <\>urt of tk* lied Nations. Hsibs serv.-.i aa flrat lieutenant with the Egyptian Ar my during the war and eras wound ed at El Alamein. He la a Moslem by religion and be speaks six lang uages—Arabic, English, French, Italian, Greek, Turk lob and is now studying Spanish. Heiba was most impressed by the treatment of women and girls in the U. 8. The freedom allowed mger boys and girls was also unusual to him. Dates between boys and girls in Egypt, bo soya, are era ef strictest secrecy—if they occur at alL The Egyptian Educational Mis sion, of which Heiba ta a mm | organised after the visit by the President Roosevelt to the Middle East in 1944. Plana were t than far toe exchange ef r ledge and people bstwssn the U. 8. and the Middle East. Heiba will study at A. A M. far approximately another year and a bag before going to California for two more years of work. After that ha will toavel In India. China, and Aa te otedy too ogrteuhurul problems te thoos oountrlM om will visit England te atody tha tax tile tadustirtas af Man chaster ant Liverpool before returning to Egypt Upon bla return Bribe ex preta to obtain a petition with too Egyptian Government’s ministry of agriculture or an allied bransh In ndititeu, ba to leaking ward te aaMflug kta two fanaa and trading with toe U. 8. Museum Receives 1200 Specimens Plant efH*cim*ns from dtfforant section* of toe country have.boon sent to the A. A M. museum In return for some of this area. H. B. Parks, curator of the mueeum, end hto Herbarium staff an now pack log th* forty two hundred sped mens in preparation for shipping the same number received. Tbe present collection of plants cam? from the University of Texas, Southern Methodist University, the I .y r ’ University of Washington at Seat- j **., tie, the New York Botanical Gar-1 t<m °* r dens in California, and Dr. Paul O. Schallert of Orlando, Florida. A display of the specimens ceived will be made public aa soon as they have been mounted, prob ably after the 1947 fall i begins, Parks said. English Biologist Geneticist Joins Experiment Staff Dr. S. G. Stephens of Wolv erhampton, Staffords hire, England has been appointed to s permanent position with the Experiment Put ion in cotton biology and genetics, according to D. w. Williams, ^rlco-president for Agriculture. An authority on cotton genetics, he was formerly employwt by the Empire Cotton Growing Corpor ation at Trinidad In the Hntish Weet Indies. Hs held this position for six years. Dr. Stephens is a graduate of Cembridam and did |x>st graduate work at Edinburg. He al»»> su*nd ed McGill m ( snsds and did raeearak at fenwgw. Dr. Stephens Is working with dMkBBAfli apMVkm4jgMi In an BJ^Fv9^F s C * ^8* other prajeeto, ba ta in tbe “oroMlna" of •f cotton which be st In Central A me rim, alto tbe vultivated varieties grown In tbe United States This sroaa, as yet unsuMssaful, ta dealrad for the development of stronger fib drought raslstauM In dom* | factions miM vatic cotton. Tho Votomna who aurvnl In thn wnr m warrant and flight of- ncorn and first thraa grade •nllnUd man can now apply tfkf llMMNrV9 tlAfotul LlBUteMint OOMMIbbImb BBf^BHIlll( to VBMUlllf taoned War Doportment Ctraular No. 171. Tho Ctraular ta aa adAtisa te flrrular 101, which sot up gaaoral procurement polities for tho Army ] and allowed direct sppolatiuonU In too Officer! Reserve ( orp» Ap plkants moat haea had v>ah months’ active service In the Ar my between December 7, 1941 end June 80, 1947. Applications must be submitted by December 81. 1947, and no person wbo will hove pas* ed hta 28th birthday wbiB mtasioned will be eligible. Mon in National Guard and Re serve unite must file applications through channels * prescribed by their commanders. All other own must apply directly to the com mander of tho Army arm te which Purpsaia. tk V Ut *‘ ‘ Tomorrow members of the board Army area commanders wUl or- will inspect a number of Bate Tax- • dor applicants whose papers show M himbering activitjes They wtil they mem baa.c eligibility quali- v ,* lt the A^hL Lumber dm- / firatioas to J»e«ing «*ters p^y „wmiU at Ko)ty, wkkb baa ^ T ^ * r,pl,C * n , t ***" there for sixty physical examination and an in-' years: Southland Paper MtiVp on^T mill in too South grsenltoMo and laboratory at ■r Haydn. Appropriations will also ba ask- sd for activation of Grand Fra.ris Outlying Field for tho UM if North Toxoa Agricultural College and for the mnstrurtioa of bleach era on the athletic field te Artlag- ton. The board may take final ac tion on too proposal to ooontao too Btesbsanst Ordnance rW MoOragor, from the War Aaoete \dmimst ration for required to fill out m do not Ctestifi- a biographical information blank. First three grade men who do have their Army General cation Test score available trill have to repeat that teat. Qualification for reserve com missions does not mean a call to doty in a commissioned status, though opportunity for such duty will be open to men wbo have qualifications needed by too Army. GEL, Bang’s Disease Is Subject of Monday Meeting on Campus which _ „ _ from southern pines; kaneotteg strip te Nacogdoches County, After a joint luncheon with too Texas I Busbar Manufacturers As sociation at Nacogdoches, the dir ectors will inspect several activities conducted te that area by the Texas Forset Service, a division of A. A M-, including the Forest Protection Headquarters and too Forest Pro ducts Laboratory. iSom. of th* dir- ectora win visit toe forest nursery near Alto by car; others will fly over th* area te aa airplane, after Inspecting OM of too Texas Forest Service plans osod aa operation* serial patrol Some 40 veterinarixng and reprvaenUttftl of th# T#XM Livestock Sanitary fommia- • I o n, atat# Department of Hoaitk, tot Bureau af Aaimal In dustry, and various rattle Mssorlatluhi mrt Mendsy A M. veterinarians and a In an attempt to thrash Mt tks i disease problem te Ttaas With Dr. B. A. Grist, Extension to m mm * — Mm#^mloam m4w as — LAS*- — * ta*. ^ rVM r \ < Trf inHf)ttt ptPftHimtr, * nt* group met te formulate .om# work which all reprooontod nl.nt* thml I "S* hybrid plants that (tamp out Bang's df result from this cross usually die. rellnslt, a stated. TV immature I be removed from th* a big toll state, and which eattteH teaaaat #r tea- MBk lajUtor I herd* te to* Patterson Named/ Assistant Head Of Experiment Staff te the >-Bura. form of undutent fever Drids, CKem Corps C«ltl8'|g^-^lfJ,"- Craduatf July 31 law, recently passed by too Texas Logtelatura, waa a big point under discussion. Th* law require* the branding of all oowa known to bo Infected with tho disease, and pro- a penalty on persona selling, for milk purposes, cattle known to be infected. Speaking on the morning pro gram were Dr. H. C. Darby. Bur of Animal Industry; Dr. T. O. Booth, Tmtas Livestock Sam tary Commission: Dr. W. W. Ar- mislead. A. A M.; M. L. Raima, TV National Science Foundation I •‘•‘J 0# , h ~ hfc i, th* 90th I D- Simon, Texa* Jersey t attle vrtoe<i Qub AB fact .one pressed hop# and confidence that some plan could V worked out by which the Ranffl disease situation could b* bettered barley rye hybrids, might be com pared to a “caesarian operation." Dr. Stephens will be joined by hta five-year-old son te Sep 11 President Vetoes 1947 Science Act tmoit. r#* ■BMBlf animal huabandman, haa b##n appolntad aaaiatAitt director of th# A. 4 M. Afv riouItttSti Btotelmmi Suomi ef fre11vr ‘.eptemlier 1. Director E 1 1 sh non need thi. weak Dr. Fstteraon will b, sctlag dir- aeter af raooarab activltieo af A. A M gi'toa aboonoe of Dirooter Lewta sad ^Yteo-Dtrectof 8. E Jones. As chairman af too now CommlteM oo Experiment Station Project*, he will be responsible for th. formulation, analysis and re porting. of experimental project* Thr. Lewta said. Dr Patterson will also represent tbe Sutton te too organisation ef graduate student A native of Oueydan, Dr. Patteraon received hta flrat degree from I^uisteoa State Uni- vsrafcy te 1934, and hto maeters te 1934 and his doctorate te 1944, both from A. A M Pnor te bis ta 1944 aa research Dr. Fattarooa 19 yean at A. A M. te genetics. Forty-six student* attending the six-week CkoMlral Corps Rose Officers Trataing Corps camp at to* Army Chemical Canter, Mary land, graduated at sxorctaM bald July SI, K has baoa by a release from too camp. BtudsMte from 17 cottages and universities, including 9 cadets from A. A M., rspraoontteg 19 ■tatoo, completed too senior ROTC courw^. •otto laatitato of TookMtef too Anay CVmtaal Center's ROTC samp slneo too oamaoi wood Arsenal To promote progress of sole to advance national health, pros perity, and welfare, end to securs national defense, toe bill proposed a committee of 84 members emi nent hi the fields of fundamental sciences, me dir a 1 sciences, engi- pobttc af fain. ' TV committeemen would ba sel- etod solely oo distinguished re cords, representing all areas ef the professor of gonotim |tiM. and rt pky- Madeley Pharmacy Makes Perfect Score in Survey Among tha powers and dottoa of too foundation would bo tV for*. w ^ mutation of a notional policy for MlltS for th# the promotion of fundamental re- •earch and education te the sclenc-1 "terse ana oo; granting scholarships and gr#4- Madotey Pbarmac; unto fsllowsbipt |n alt setanom; and Black's Pharmacy fosterteg toe Interchange of scisn Aggteland F’hsrmi ' . _ § — i „ _ |OBv«nnf ■ tiflc tnformstion among srirnttst* In tha United lutes and foreign Th# Braso# County Health Unit, which conduct# a month- n of husineaa eatabliahmenta handling food #nd in th# ColleRt* Station area, reports the month of July (Rradad on the bagia of 100%). Reetauranta and Calm: Aggloland Inn Duncan H«U Wklteway Calk >«... NMbit’s Cafeteria . A. A V. 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