The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 14, 1947, Image 2

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Ideas For Improvement...
'It’n always aaaier to play a famt afti*p i^nuiromont
tha final gun haa aoundad. All miatakea
nt eomctad; all daclnlona can ba ranu
„ ^ : 3-^ — rtmade.
Homatimon thorp la a aacond chanco, and tha
wlaa paraon will take advantage of It. r .
‘Two weaka a so the student body had ita
flrat chance te elect mombara in a repreaen-
teufa group. The establishment of such a
broad organlzatioh was a commendable ven-
ture. t ~
. However, there are several possible im
provements that come to mind.
(1) The name Student Life Representa
tive* for the dorm and area .delegation la
confusing, there being also a group called the
Student Life Committee. We suggest that
the largo body of student representative* be
renamed the Student Assembly.
(a) Since positions in the student gov
ernment are time-consuming jobs, it would
be a good idea, we think, to set a minimum
grade point requirement—say,' 1.5. Such a
requirement would assure that no one would
be in danger of falling due to theae extracur-
‘it. A
ilar requirement
i d iMmltloUi, auch
Italian and The
rtcular activities
should be set on other elected
aa the editora of The Bat
(3) At preMnt there is no limitation on
the number of representative poalttona a
member of the student government may
hold. It would seem wise to exclude all elaas
officers and housemasters from the Student
Life Representatives, the Student Life Com*
mittee, and the Athletic Council. Theae MM
already fill representative offices, and our
political institutions long ago found out that
a man cannot serve well in two offices at
the same time.
We believe these several changes would
help to develop a good student government
here at A. A M. We have made the first big
step, but r there is still room for improve
ment and refinement
Hollywood Houad-up
Situation la 1—11*
Father O’Malley
Returns to Screen
For Crosby Sequel
VkOuM O'MalWy, Um ••nial, croon*
tagiatrsw-hattwl clergyman, U
fft'lni to rvtum te the screen.
Prmtawr Director Ub McCarty
Mill me ht plana yet another a#
qurl for tho Bing Croeby charec-
$ r whe rrape<l a harvoat of era*
my award* for “doing My Wav M
and a hos bffie# hnnanaa with tha
"Balia of Ht. MaryV Bing wBl di.
a film, aa vot unennoonrod, with
Leo'a Rainbow Production* next
year end after that would come
tho O’Malloy opua. Ingrid Berg
man will not play her oon reie
again hecauae, aeya Lee, “we.dobt
went to cover the aeme ground
McCerey’a pmpoeed film in
which Hope. Sinatra end (>o*Hy
would play themaelvea ha* been
abandoned. The director worked
five month* on the deal, but it
folded when Hope gave Paramount
hie one extra pictne he can do
each year.
(.ary < ooper eaya ho will finiah
l.ood Sam" in timo to testify
Oct 24 at the houae un American
affair* heart eg in Washington. But
Coop is puialod aa to why ho was
railed "Ail 1 can give them ia
hearsay, M ha say* ,..
j 'Jpttier WilUama heads oast for
i an appearance tour in New Eng
land and elaowher* to herald her
picture, "This Time For Keeps."
Ma m mm > k. M onno^^^m
IPv * 1*1 pf j-veS^ecV
more now that their pictures have
to ba more prosperous In JMI
country to offbot tho British loos.
When Rathor return* ahaW wMs
her book m how to swim. JK
staft* "Neptune’s Daughter" to)
fMMUp. ., *[
Repay Overpayment*
Veterans whe foil be repay eub-
siotaper allowance over murawnU
while la edueetlon or tratoing un
der the Gl Bill and who later ap
ply for unemployment or now-em
ployment allowance* will have the
amounts they owe the Govummont
deducted from tho litter benefit
checks, the Veterans Admlniotra-
Uon has atatsd.
What About Our Fascists?...
**• The Taft-Hartly Act contains at least t,
Dpe provision which the public appears to
favor: • * 1
An oath that they are not Communists
must be taken by the “officers of any na
tional or international labor organisation of
which it ia an affiliate or constituent union.”
At the present time there is some contro-
varsy aa to which officers will take the oath.
General Counsel Robert Denham of the
National Labor Relations Board has believed
that Ufe oath must be taken by: (1) the of-
ftcera of any local union seeking the law's
prelection arid the officers of the national
union of which the local U a part; and (8)
th# officers of the AFL and the CIO, the two
organisations made up of more than 140
unlona, must take the oath.
The hfLRR has overruled ])enham by an-
nounclng that the offlcere of the AFL and
CIO doirt have to take the oeth; It is to bo
taken only by the officers of local and na-
- tlonal unions. lsn T t some liberal Henator and
•or Represehtatlve missing a great opperUIn^
Uy for undying fame? There seems no need
_ to require Industrialists to take e non-Gom-
munlst oeth, but how i about a similar law
(or a rider to the T il law) requiring all
industrialists and manufacturers to file a
Politics and Religion Don’t
Mix, Declares Hindu Student
non-totalitarian oath? What could be more
logical? I
The fne law protects the American work
er. industrialist, and home against agents of
the Comintern and all their instigation!; the
other bulwarks those same institutions
against the pseudo-Mussolinis, Kingfishet,
and Adolf Hitlers within the present econo
mic and political system. What could be more
in balance? We want neither Communists
nor any other kind of totalitarians messing
up our democracy.
Naturally, opposition would ariae . ,
was in the ease of the Taft-Hartley Bill. The
National Association of Manufacturers would
shout from the hlghect skyscraper about
the “enslavement of free enterprise", much
like thelTO and AFL harrangued the mass
of t he cltleenery about the evils of ths Tift-
Hartley Bill. Boms ante-bellum Southerners
would crawl behind their Claghorniaque fa
cade ami bellow. The country would be turn
ed upside down.. .have no doubts about that!
Well, It would be Interesting, to say ths
least. How many nativs totalitarians would
be ensnared In such s net? Probably Just
slmut as many as the sntl-Communist pro
vision of the Taft-Hartley Act will sniff out
(dern few),
“Th» bloodshed, vandalism, and
civil strife that is following in
the wake of InjIiS’s snnounced In
dependence eah be attributed to
the mixing of politic* and relig
So says Dr. C. K. Rao, Indian
graduate •tudant, who is ■tudyiag
at A. 4 M. this *eiasslav.
When interviewed on tho campua
a fow daya age, this ilendtr, dsrk
and hsndtome, young Hindu talk
ed freely of,India'* problem* aad
aubjecta of Interest. He sssssel
ver* eager to acquaint ths Hatsner
with hia opinion* concerning the
eeuasa of ths riota that have dog
god India'* flrat steps toward ds-
"It is tragic that at the very
threshold of our long-dreamed-of
Independence the British and Mos
lem leads re cannot lay aside per
sonal ambition* and work togeth
er with the other leaders of India dta'i
for an undivided and peaceful In
dia." said Dr, Hat.
thousand Indian students studying
in the United States at the present
time under Rrholanthip* granted
by their government.
I Since Ws arrival in this country.
Br. Rao has studied two semesters
at the University of California
College of Agriculture, Davis, Cali
fornia, where he did rraduate work
in animal brooding. He received his
master pf science degree in animal
husbandry from that institution in
May, 1947.
The degree of doctor of
SV, 1947.
He is studying reproductive phy
siology and foreign languages while
he la at A. A M. After completing
his work hers, Dr. Rao plans to
return to Madras Collage aa a pro
fossor In veterinary medicine.
WMS. nest lotted In regard to
the plans for a greater educational
system In lndia T s future, Dr. Ran
replied, "It is food for the body
and the problem of feeding In-
•larving millions that must
ba tha chief concern at hough at the
Mine time, all possible fadlltiee
for oduMtlnn must be provided "
(India's population la doss to four
hundred millions and only six to
tight percent of her people are lit-
Even though the picture In In-
dark at this time,
who was such an "eagcr-bcavci’’
to be elected would certainly iwt
turn in any ballots cast againft
For the record, what was the
total number of ballots cast? If
the number was as small as I have
heard it was. perhaps the veterans
would do better to disband the as
sociation which seems to have ser
ved is purpose.
Name Wihheld by Request
Veteran *60
(Ed. Note: Official resalts of
the Veterin Students Associa
tion election show that 14 votes
were cant. John G. Hancock re
ceived S9 votes; Claude Bantyn.
M; slid C. V. Slagle. 9.
M the vice-prenidentisl race.
§3 votes were split this way;
Gas W. iaaipr. 34 votes; William
Gruneiaeu. 24; Charles |). Kirk-
ham Jr* 17: end John W. Laaf-
eaherg, ft.
Lauren 1). Hobbs K. 0. Cqurt-
ado, and T. C, Brennan ran un
opposed for secretary, treasurer
and parliamentarian, respect
Charlie Murray reeelvvd 4
write-ins far the pasitiua of eer-
leant at arma.)
10 Ml W. Bryan Hwy Si
Uoaard Rnewell. Proprietor
The Beat Of '
s(ii THKKM.V1UBD chickmn
Air Conditioned
8-532F21 for HeservaUoaa
Hospitality From LSU...
The football team put up a battle that will
Football weekends differ greatly in quali
ty. Last week provided one of the beat and
one of the worst. The Vmd one, of course, Was
the Texaa-Oklahoma fracas in Dallas when
disappointed Sooners littered the Cotton .
Bowl turf with broken coke bottles. The good
one was at Baton Rouge, where LSU gave
Aggie rpoters such a hearty welcome that
we Texans were flabbergasted- -We boast of
our Texas hospitality, but in Louisiana we
got better than we usually giw.
. At Baton Rouge, when time for midnight
yell practice came, LSU leaders climbed the
hotel nurquee along with our own, alter
nated in 'eadiDu cheers. Aggies and Louia-
ianam Kneu lined up shoulder to shoulder.
Aa rigkature, LSU leaders conducted an Ag
gie yell (while their supporters made an
awkward,^unaccustomed hump!) and A.&M.
led a cheer for LSU.
Friday afternoon visiting Aggies found
dales provided for them at a dance-recep
tion on the LSU campus. (Said one Afi)^,
"What ia this, heaven?”) Many of those
dates sat with cadets later in the Aggie sec
tion. Gillis W. Long, president of the LSU
studfat body, welcomed all Aggies to the
LSU campus, then dashed off to a conference
being heW by Jim Fort, editor of the Daily
Rtvillf, with Farris Block and Vick Lindley
of the Battalion staff.
Louiv H. Wagner, cadet lieutenant colonel
of the L8U ROTC corps, In a ceremony at
the gyitmaalutn proffered the L8U *ai»r to
Hill Brown, colonel of cadets at A,AM (Are
you surprised at such a military gesture on
the part of LBU? Th|V(institution was foun
ded as a military college similar to A. A M.,
Is nicknamed "the ole war akule," and con*
ducts a highly-paled ROTC program)
Did. auen a reception soften up Ihe Ag-
glaa when game time came? Certainly not,
»ry Msdlcltu
C. K Rao at The Madras
of Veterinary Medicine et Mi
Indin in 1943 He was then rs
Into the Indian Army and served | ilia appMra very
a* a Veterinary Offteer until July Dr. Ran Is optimletlc In reanrd to
1944. At that time he vraa released the profile* that Is being made,
from active duty te compete with and confident of the ability of hi*
other counter on a government. people to solve the problem* of
•cholanhip. He ie one of the two 1 their country.
be long remembered. The small Aggie sec
tion out.Velled the rest of the huge stadium.
But the important Htinf ia that, even after
the game was lost in tm last few minutes, {
the Baton Rouge trip left a pleasant, rather
than a sour, taste in the memory.
n Is there any reason why all our game
trips shouldn't be as pleasant? Is there any
reason why we shouldn’t entertain our visi
tors as well as we were entertained?
This week we will be visitors in one of
our favorite cities, Fort Worth, where we
have been given first-class welcomes for
years. Judging by the way A. A M. students
behaved at the Tech, Oklahoma and LSU
games, the folks in Fort Worth should be
able to say Sunday, “GlAd to have had you
in town.”
: Letters to the Editor
A LETTER to the Editor of the Pitts
burgh 'Pa.) Post-tiaaette from an indignant
Boy Scout leader, protesting publication of
the Communist Party ad. read, “Are you
willing to tell that list of names (of Scouts)
for a mesa of rotten partridge?”
ANOTHER "Correction’ in the Costea-
vflle (Pa.) Record tried to set things straight
this way: “In yesterday's ad of Bennington's
Pharmacy these items should have been
priced aa follows: Dichloride, ABo lb. Men
nen'a Nhame Cream, 43c; Hanscraft Bottle
Wanner, $1.W."
★ | -
THK Philadelphia (Pa.) Inquirer reported
"A 10-rtonth-old red cooker spaniel, who
(liaapimaml during a family dinner In South
Philadelphia Thursday evening, was the ob
ject of a widespread search.”
Editor, The Battalion:
Not trying to change the general
trend of discusaion in the letters
to the editor, but I find that when
I'm bit in the tame spot too many
times that I become bruised. Yes,
I’ve been hurt in the spot that
hurts—my stomach.
It seems that every time that
Sbisa Mess Hail has a meal that
cannot be complete without cat
sup, that Mvory sauce cannot be
found. The bottles remain there,
but nary a drop can be squeesed
out of them with any amount of
pounding and juggling.
Inquiring at the local grocery
stores, there seems* to be no short
age of catsup what-so-ever. It is
that our non-profit organiMtion
cannot find sufficient funds to
equip the mesa hall with ample
catsup, or that the operators have
a hard time harmonising the food
and spices. I suggest to them in
the latter case that catsup goes
well with chiekan-fried steak and
fried potatoes, for instance.
B. W STUBBS. ’44 ,
(Id. Nate: J. G. Penialm,
chiel of sukaUteace. stales there
la plenty of cataup ia the neea
hall. Pen I*lea »•>» If there le ne
cataup In ihe dialag hall. It le
because the euppll an hand ha*
not l>,rn distributed properly,
a fault of the waiters.)
Editor, The Battalion:
The VS A election aervrs to ill-
ustrate how neglect on the part of
the voter* will allow an unscrup
ulous candidate to gain office.
Did you know that one of the
winning candidates personnally
visited many rooms in his area on
the afternoon of the election and
picked up the ballots himself?
IH bet that his opponents could
contest the election if they cared
to do so, because this candidate
wttAMHE REVERE auvr mum • mwiochhait :
riiium let ths htma m4 fr'Ktcd bf G10RG[ SLATON ^
f’rter Uwford — RmRA
’My Brother Talks to Horses’
—Plug Second Feature—
, RachAiy Seott — Betty Flrid
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