The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, September 18, 1947, Image 1

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AUSTIN, Tm., Bopt. 11 (Af)—!
8UU and local achool official! Will
•rat report* on their partirulai
problem* before a Mm
m*ion of the ioint Education
Committee here Friday and Satur
i Frankfurt, Germany, sept
18 (AP)—LL Gen. John C. Lee, |
whose Mediterranean command r»*-
ecntly ha* been under itiveatiga-
^ tion by the army’* in*peg|or gen
eril, arrived here today enroetr
from Italy to retirement in the I
United State*.
VoluiM 47
Seniors Condemn
‘Yelling’ in Huddle
Move to Send Men to Orientate
Freshman at Little Aggieland
A motion was made at a meeting of the Senior class last
night to send Senior Students to the Bryan Field annex, "Lit
tle Aggieland", to give orientation lectures to Freshmen on I
various A. k M. customs such as hitch-hiking, Corps trips.
O'Daniel, Johnson '““a ^ n ~ L,in ‘
Cross Paths, Not
Swords in Austin
AUSTIN, Tex., Sept 18.—
Nu»b*r 28
BEAUMONT, Tex., 8apL i!8
(AP)—The problem of the doWn*
of fimh by off-shore oil prospecting
in the Gulf wijl be aired at a meet-
ing at 2 p.m. today in the Galveston
county courthouse.
pw . killed
BRIDLINGTON. England, Sept.
W (AP)—Eight German pnioncral (AP)—Sen. W. L#e O’Daniel
^ two Britiih* escort!, md Rep. Lyndon B. Johnson,
speeding expreaa train at it grade ■ kwt ^ l,wopd> ,B the
GULVAL, Cornwall, Em n Sept
18 (AP)^ Mead, a highly intexi-
eating beverage known to the an
eient Greek*, the Romans: and the
Teutonic tribe* which' tacked
Home, tatk a new letKe on lif*
today, A firm here ha* concocted
SUte capital last night
Neither of the potential candi
date* for the Senate In IMS made
an effort to *ee the other. And
neither let it be known whether
or not he would make the race.
O'Daniel Maid he ha* made up
hi* mind whether or not he would
be a candidate fur reelection, but
he i* not going to announce hi*
decision H unill the right time
—from honey, water ami yeaCl-
I hateh iaf thia kinsman of John „ . .. #
Herlavooe.. m»A i^i^,,.. u —_ I J«hna«*n told a press conference
that he didn't call the meeting to
announce hi* retirement from poll
tie*, hut aUo he wa* not now run
'•hHaycom and believe* it ran Sro
duce :t,o«) gallon* a mntnh.
S-H-^Tu —j:
•on. Chief Justice of the UnM ^ »‘ U " Md U »’ ub “ ,h
MUte*. administered the noth, vie- t!' 0 « »
voting Forreatal from Secertary I - nM * '"V
of the Navy to head of all the
armed forcea.
I hurkicank curves
ATLANTA, Ga.. Sept. IS (AP)
The great Atlantic harrii
which rlpp. d acreaa aoatk
rida yesterday, has carved l
'ward and »* etpectrif ta
Florida between Apala
and Penoarola with lOS-mile
winds late tonight, the weather
bureau reported.
The Power Commiaaion announced
today the United Ga* Pipe Line
Company, Shreveport, La., ha*
been authorised to build a $1,730,-
OflC pipe line project in Texas.
formal *|ieerhe* except the four
radio addreeie*. the third of which
will be brtKuieaat tonight, but
hope* to reach into every corner
of the state before he returns
“Some of the boy* seem to have
idea there la a vacancy, 1
when ashed when he ptan-fh^Mvea
I ned to make hi* announcement
“I like to *ee the boy* worry and
sweat. I am confident that I would
get more votes than I ever pollad
before if I ran,
Johnson aaki he was in the habit
of just doing one thing at a time,
and right now he wa* being busy
representing hi* congressional dis
trict. He called the pr*»* confer
ence to announce plan^ for a big
soil restoration and conservation
program he had suggested to the
ston was directed to appoint a
five man committee to confer with
Dean of Men W. L. Penberthy on
this matter.
Included in the motion was a
recommendation that a represen
tative from the Dean of Men’s
office be present at all of the lec- (
Providing the Dean of Men’s of
fice approve* the plan, Claaa Prexy
Livingston, or the committee he
appoints, will select various mem
bers of the class to prepare lec
tures on the various traditions for
presentation to the Freshmen.
Throwing of “aggie-confetti"
was outlawed at all yell practical
excepting the midnight sessions
held before conference games.
This action wa* taken due to the
appearance of the campus follow
ing yell practices in which the
“confetti" is thrown.
A motion was passed ruling out
the practice among Corps members
of yelling at footWlI game* while
the opposing team is III the huddle.
The class further condemned thia |
habit as bving unsportsmanlike
and not in kveplng with the Aggie
way of life.
New Press Puls
Balt Out Faster
*. *
Housin ^MH
In Corps Provide
Additional Space
Artillery Unchanged in Dorm 8:
Corpft Staff Housed in Dorm 10
y / ); j h if ■//< fffj VfKi
By J.K.B. Nekton
To houae the various unit* of the corps roore effectively,
several changes have been made in the original schedule of
r Jhk jdormitory assignments As a result of the shifts, 76'» <»f
the corps can breathe more deeply when in their rooms with-
I out disturbing their roommates.
The new schedule was worked out by Harry Boyer, chief
■■ ■ "■||rr?4of housing, and Lt Col Joe Devi*.
assistant to the commandant, with
A & M Prof 1
Flew Through
With the addition of onr extra
column to each page of the Bat
talion. the Texas AAM College
newspaper ha* now completed n«
change-over from a tri-weekly to
daily newspaper. There are new
eight columns to a page, instead
KDDIF. ( HRW ami HKI BIN Kl VI groundkreper* at the Athletic
take time-out to poae for the college photographer.
Plan* Include construction f c£r^ RTv^ Auth^V,
. , U"d which the LORA hoard adopt-
Carthage Field in Panola dDUnty,!^
Texas to near Longview, Taxas.
and a ten-inch line connecting the
30-incher with the Lone Star Gas
Company ga* plant in the Carthage
FORT WORTH. Tex.. Sepl
IS (AP)—The body of a maa
was found yesterday at the foot
of a trestle in Haltom City.
Deputy Sheriffs Johnny Robert*
and Whit Boyd said the body was
Identified as that of ( Dreare G.
Starnes, St, of Davia, Okla. The
of fleers said the man probabl)
fell from tha trestle, which span*
V Big Foaall creek.
'PARIS. Sept 18 (API-This
summer's drought ha* increased
the bootlegging of milk.'Deliveries
to retailtra for legal sale haw hern
reduced more than 80 percent The
war In Normandy and Hrittan) ami
the shortage of feed were factor*
In rutting production
To obtain milk legally under ra>
ttoning, wt# must !*• a baby, a
nursing or pregnant mothdr, or
over 70.
ALAMO, Tex,, Sept, IN (AP)
, The first truck shipment of citrus
fruit from the Rio Grande Valley
was on It* way to the con»umet
tsdig The shipment Inclodal ItOO
boxes of navel oranges, * which
were described a* of "good quality
and slae." t
FORT WORTH. Sept. 18 (AP)
The World Championship All Pa
lomino Horse Show moved into Ita
second day tedap The show f°t
under way last mght at will Rog
era coliseum witk one of the finest
arrays of Palomino horses ever
seen in Fort Worth.
SEATTLE. Sept. 18 (AP)-The
Ferguson* from down on .the farm
. at Kewa are all *et to move in on
1 Japan as a 6ne-man’*-fami|y sec-
I oad wave occupation force.
V Tj| a ma Ferguson and her brood
of nine from a northeast urnW ash
tngton farm arrived at Fort Uw
ton yesterday to embark for Ja
pan Saturday to jotn Staff Sgt.
Joseph D. Ferguson of the First
Cavalry Diviiion. J
Fort Lawton officer* *aid they
•re undlaputed claimMM u> . l b*
title of biggest military dependent
family to go to Japan.
Johnson also talked about tbe
high cost of living. He Mid "Hoo
ver and his philosophy" are back in
the saddle in Washington.
O’Daniel had a different idea
The answer to the question of
high prices, he said, is for "the
government to get out of busi
UMir in
jToofc on Wheels Solve Problem
BOf Kyle Field Groundkeepers
Thit week the Battalion was
printed for the first time on a
high-speed Goss web perfecting
duplex press, which turns out
pitted copies of the paper
■peed two or three times as
as sras possible in the past.
Also this week was the first time
the Battalion carried news serv-1 By Kenaeih Bond Bryan. The n*ime and origin of possible for a very few, but Reu-
ice and features from the Asso ' If * member of the Athletic Rev's father has never been known bin King has that privilege,
ciated Press, which came directly Department has to enter n p>oiii except to Spot*and she never deem- Reubin, a colored man, ha* been
to the new* room of the Battalion or building ami dc*es not have the ed it necessary to disclose just working on the grounds of the
by special teletypewriters. . j key, he simply calls Eddie Chow, who he was. athletic area since 1928 and ha*
New mailing equipment has also who could very easily be caller! 'he Eddie was spending Christmas had plenty of opportunity to view
been added to make for speedier j "Keeper of the Keys.” with relatives joujt of town, and he the field from all possible angles.,
mailing of copie* to students who He i* a lifelong resident of Col asked his brdther to keep Spot He gets a large portion of the
receive the Battalion by mall. lege Station, except for u few and her two | paps. In the trip credit for mowing lawns, caring
•As as usually the case when years in Dennison, Texas, where across the can)pi|s, the female pup for shrub* and trees and the gen-
much new equipment is put into he worked in the Katy Shops ami lingered near the campus bugle eral care necessary' for such a vast
use at the Mine time, kink* have as an aid to a contractor. Eddie stand ami was promptly adopted area.
i* a high school graduate am! spent and named by the Cadets. Upon Reubin, after completing eight
several months attending Praire Eddie's return from vacation, he years of school, worked as an Over
View College. He, the ground- saw her in the hospital area but seer for a farm agent in Chew
keeper, has beep working for the since she was ^ared for better than Bottom until 1928. He had eighteen
college since 1824. ( he could, he (jecided to leave her. colored men working under him on
Eddie is a property owner in It would be i happy and proper this farm.
College Station ami the father of ending to say* that Rev's brother Reubin, married but with no
three grown children. He i* ac- reached fame second only to his children, owns a nice home in Col-
lively engaged as a scoutmaster revered sisteit, but in true dog-1 lege Station. He is a 7th Degree
and a :12nd Degree Mason, and life fashion hp* descended in dust Mason, having been an active mem-
ha* berm Superintendent of the under the whdel* of a passing car her for the past 27 year*. He has
St. Mathis Baptist Church for the j —unnamed ami unheralded. | been Deacon of the St Mathis
past twenty-five years, missing Eddie can give a very vivid de- Baptist Church and ha* been an
only three Sundays in that time srription of hqw Kyle Field looked I active member for fifteen years,
while on vacation. During the war, before the present buildings were, "There have been many improve-
he taught first aid and water safe- erected. In the past 26 years he menu since I came here," he said,
ty. has witnessed the gigantic growth! "We don’t have it so very bad ex-
According to Eddie, he wa* the of the athletic area as well as the rapt when wt have a gam* or some-
, original owner of the former col- other divisions of the campus. thing like that. Then w* really get
lege mascot, "Reveille" Reveille's * s workout," he concluded as he
mother "Spot" was given to Eddie To see KyD Field as a player,; turned back to his n*v*r>*nding
by hi* brother Lamar who lived In spectator, or casual ohamer Is! job of mowing grass
developed which make publication
time irregular this week, hut it is
expected that all such troubles will
be ironed out by the end of the
week. „
Marshall Denounces Russian
Veto Before UN AssembH
(lallM for Action to Bv-paK* Veto:
Blame* Greek Trouble on Neighbor*
Caribbean hurricane late in IMS,
similar to the one lashing Florida
today were recalled today by E.
V. Walton. 38, Agricultural Pro
fessor aA A4M. in an intgrtriew
with the Associated Press.
The nurncanc through which
Walton was buffeted had I4Q mile*
per hour winds and a second ring
of Wuhing winds inside the euro
of c*lm area, J
Walton was navigator of a Na
vy PBY plane sent out in October
of l$4:t to hunt a hurricane (hat
periled a convoy heading up the
Bo«tli American coast.
“Wo saw the hurricane looming
high on the south hortaon and out
pilot headed directly for it. Ju»t
skipping the wave tops," Walton
"With our heart* In our throats,
we druve Into the first Black cloud
wall Blast* of Wind, moving at
)40 mph hit our clumsy “flying
"Ju*t More entering the hut
ricane area, w* had Had oumlvr*
w* hit the first wall we dropped so
fait everybody was riding two feet
out of their seats."
"The big plane waa tossed like
a loaf in a fall storm. The see
waves had no pattern. Sixty-foot
wavoe hit head-on and the water
was lashed to a churning white.
Watlon *uid that “we finally got
through the first wall and into the
"outer eye" (calm area) and then
began U> pray as the pilot fought
the "flying cow” towards the inner
watt." 7[
The ex-navigator recalled that
he heard audible prayers just as
the big black inner wall loomed
miles al»ovv the flying boat.
, “If it's possible, the inner wall
wa* even more turbulent than the
first wsll. By throttling the motor
and keeping just above the top
of the waves we fought dor way
through to the ranter area."
Walton's ship,was ordered to fly
directly thre .cb the heart of the
hurricane by naval • antiMHltps
The flight, according to Walton,
was the first experiment of this
nature by the armed services. At
the present time both th« Army
and Navy maintain scheduled
“hurricane hunter" p a 1 r o I e s
throughout the Caribbegn and
West Indies hurricane son*.
the cooperation df the cadet offi
The following changes were
made effective last Sunday:
In Dorm 2 Companies A and B.
Engineers remain on the second
and third floors, and Coaspawr C,
< omposite on the .fourth floor.
However, surplus men In each of
the three outfit* were moved to
the first floor, which had been left
vacant to care for the overflow.
Troop A. Cavalry moved frosa
the first floor of Dorm 8 to the
third floor of Dorm 4, replacing
Company A. Composite, »kkh
moved to the two lower fVmrs
of Dorm 9 The other three wits
previoosi) assigned to that dor
mitory were Troop B. Cavalry,
first floor; Troap C. Cavalry, y
second floor; and B Componitr,
fourth floor.
Flight* A. B. and C, Air forro
•spamied to fill the first fluor of
Dorm 8, replacing Trv>op A, Cav
alry. This loft Flight A <>w the
fouith floor, Flight B on the third
fW, flight C on the aewnd floor,
ami tbe overflow from all throo
outfit* bn the hotitHn fluor.
No changes wero made In the /
housing of null* In t)orm I. Bat
tery K, Artlllenr occupies the first
floor, Battery I) the aacond floor,
Battary C the third floor, and Bat
tery B tho fourth floor.
In Dona 10 Company A, Infan- L
try moved frum the thW floor to f
the fourth, reptarinf Battery A, f
Artillery, which moved to the fleet [
floor of Dorm 11. Company B, In-
fantry moved from the second to i.
the third floor, and Company C, I
Infantry moved to the second floor 1
from the first The corps staff iaf
now on the firat floor of Dorm 10,1
having moved from the bottom '
floor of Dofm II. Overflow from
C ompany C, Infantry la also hous
ed on that floor.
New Yorh. Mept. II (A I')—Mar let Deputy Foreign Minister An
drei V. VMkipahy will give Russia's apeuiag pnlW) speech before the
nitsd Nation, asoembly late today, a Soviet simhesmsn Md thia \ ntCHtfd HUKtU 1 * H)ing BOftt ,
morning. H waa expected to contain the first Soviet rebuttal ta the |, 7
lashing attach made on Ruoala teslerday b> Mecretar) of Nlat* Mar
k The spoke.iusn said VlshlUshy probably would Itht the rostrum
atSoul I p.m. (CRT).
Nnw York, 8ept. 17 (AP)—In a npwK’h lylntllng with
cmauro of Kunaia, Secretary of Htate (inorytT C. Marshall
hallangml the Unltml Natlona today to make a "supreme ef
fort” to break the world’* "deepening political and economic
crlala" and save Greece from theb
attacks" of ita Balkan Commun
ist neighbors.
Marshall bluntly accused Yugos
lavia. Albania and Bulgaria of
“hostile - and aggressive" act*
against Greece, told how three
Russian wtoes had blocked seeur-
Seaplane Looks Good on Paper
By council action to protect the
country, then fltnf thia sharp
warning to the 68-nation U. N.| Greek
laalion" of the veto by eliminating
it entirely from all security decis
ion* on Pacific settlements of in
ternational disputes. The veto
could then be used only on issue*
involving forceful action against
‘"7*7!” C.IM for jiT , " W ”" ""
creation by the assembly of
The giant lltiglu'* Hercules fly
ing boat, thr building of which
with Government mphry la now
raising question* on the part nf
Congressman, Is n ta-apUm- with
some four times the estimated car
rying raoarity of the wsr-tested
veteran Marti* Mars, Its actual
capacity is not known because the
airplane, while reported to be
afloat on the water, has not yet
“This assembly cannot stand by
a* a mere spectator while a mem
ber of the United Nation* is en
dangered by attacks from abroad.
If the United Nation* should fail
to protect the integrity of one
small state, the security of all
small states would - ha placed in
Marshall laid before the assem
bly a seven-point action program,
dramatically reversing American
policy on the veto issue and de
mending that the asembiy set up
ita own full-time security comn
tee to backstop thr veto i idden ae-
curity council. ,
He announced that the United
States now favors dhastk "I bciMl
. w a
border commission—which
Rusdta had vetoed in the security
Athletic- Director
Of A-M Raps Illegal
council; threw the Russian-Amer
ican deadlock on Korea into the
assembly; asked an asaembly solu
tion for Palestine; demanded that
Russia come to terms on atomic
energy control and called for vig
orous planning of arms regula
To Meet Ttie*day
The student chapter of the Ag
ronomy Society will hold ita first
meeting of $m fall semester Tues
day evening at 7:80 in the A. A 1.
Lecture Room.
water's turfsra
The surface testa will be given
toon, it is aaid, but only after
engineers have completed making
thorough tests with various testing
instruments of it* component parts,
both by themselves and as a part
of a whole. I| is now about two
years behind the date on which it
was to have been completed.
Thia Hughe* flying boat has a
wingspan of 320 feet, and a 220-
'Wmnnmv («*-l° B f hull. The Martin Mars
n^r'iuumy society wu 200 feet in wingspan and about
117 feet in overall length. The
newer Mar* JRM in the Navy, is
about the same site, but has cer
tain refinement*. The original
Mart on one trip carried 36,000
pounds of cargo.
Site alone is not the only point
of interest in the eight-engine Her-
cule*. It Is tf plywood construe
Hon rather than of the usual light
metals such as aluminum and
aluminum altoya, This plywood la
built-up paned* and beam* of very
thin sheet* of wood with each al- kxrwxrttu Pf ustlLratu
ternaU- sheet-laid crosawlse, andT | ,uri " 1 r «vUCf»
the whole strongly and permanent
ly bonded with a resin. The use of
plywood in planes la not new, but
It has been mostly In light air
The Hughes Aircraft Company,
builder of the Hercules, waa organ
ised in 1938 by Howard Hughes to
develop a raring plane with which
he had already established a world
BEAUMONT, T*x„ Bgpt 18
(AP|—Athletic Director Bill Car-
michael of Texas ARM nipped the
spreading growth of athletes' sub
sidisation In an address before the
Beaumont ex-Aggie Club her* last
Carmichael aaid that “unless
something it done to curb under
Cadet* to Appear
At Goober Festival
An engagement at the annual
Goober Festival In GraMland on
Saturday, October 4 will be the
first trip of the seaosn for the
Hinging Cadets, Kollowing a per
formaare at the high school sddl
torlum, the choral group will at
UMMl a steak dinner and dnnee at
the eountry club, according to ar
rangement* by J, C. Bhoulta
pMiiand atanr.
A chartered bus to carry the
group which has increaaetl In
number to sixty five, will leave
the Mualc Hal) at I p.m. The fa
dets will remain In Grapelnnd un
til Sunday afternoon, at which
time the boa will return to college.
record. It was a modified version handed proaelyting of atMctea, hr
of his original plane with which
he made a non-stop flight in 1988
across the country in seven hours
and 28 minute*.
In 1939, the company started de
velopment work with plastic mat
erial* for plywood airplane con
struction. In 1942, Mr. Hoghoa
t >ined with Henry J. Kaiaer to
uild three experimental cargo fly
ing boat* fpr the U. S. government.
They were to be eight-engine plan
es of original design, made of wood
because oil a scarcity of suitable
metal*. The order was cancelled in
1944, partly because of delays in
reparable damage will be don* to
collegiate football."
High school coaches, among
them Phoebe Phythian of South
Park in Beaumont and Brook*
Conover of Orange, former Aggie
football stars, agreed with Car
michael. They pointed out that a
coach isn’t safe even on his own
practice field these days with
“ivory hunters” swarming all over
the premiaaa
starting construction
because metals for
were then available.
and partly
Blue Look
ten May Cheka to Death
la Newest Styles
Company A. Veterans has
moved from the first floor of
Dorm 11 to the first Door of
Dorm 12; Company B. Veteran*
hare moved from the second
floor of Dorm 9 to the corres
ponding floor in Dorm If. Com
pany A, Seniors and Company B.
Seniors have shifted to the fourth
and third floor* of Dorm 12.
Company A, Comi>o«ite now oc
cupies the tgrO lower floors of
Dorm 9, having moved from the
third floor of Dorm 4. The Maroon
and White Bands are quartered on
the top three floors of Dorm 11.
Ex-Student Council
Meeting Saturday
The annual Fall meeting of the
Council of the Former Students
Association of Texas AAM will
be held Friday and Saturday
night, E. E. MriJulllen, Executive ;
racretarv, stated Monday.
The Fall meeting usually is hald
on a week-end when the Aggie
football team plays op Kyle Field.
(44*1 year the meeting waa held
when the Aggies tackled the Ar
kanaaa (Usorbaeka, which they
lost. This year It la hnpad the
game, to lie played with Mouth-
western, will end differently end
more to the liking of the former
student •
A K. It Inman of Man Anton)*,
president of the Former Students
Association, alan ta chairman of 1
the (executive committee and of
the Council, which ha* a targe
membership and which name* the
member* of the Executive com
mittee Member* of the committee
and poeetbly 100 or more members
of the Council are expected to at
tend the meeting.
CHICAGO, Sept. 19 MAP)—A
leading, corset manufacturer to
day cautioned women t« be care-
M . that the fashionable "new
look" doesn't give them a "blue
look” that accompanies gasping
for air.
Adoption of "Nineteenth Cen
tury torture devices" as under-
garments, Walter H. Lowy, vice
president of the Formfit Comparer,
•aid, would threaten women with
“the greatest fashion hoax since
the gay 90's.*
The “new look” he addod, "plans
to popularise the hourglass fig
ure and encaae women in waist-
pinching corsets that were proved
ruinous to health 40 years ago.
Swimming Hole
On DifferenlTime
Want to go swimming? The pool
ia now open from 4-8 p.m. an
weekdays and from 8-6 p.m. on
Saturdays and Sundays.
For sanitary, reasons all swim
mers must now wear regulation
bathing raps and pool trunks.
These articles may be purchased
for a minimum price at the gym
Anyone interested in swimming
lessons, water polo, or life-saving
courses should contact Coach Art
Adamson or on* of his assistants
at the pool.