The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, June 30, 1948, Image 2

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I I ; I '! r Will r ■ ,1 Lawr4: t Be ‘Hall ■■L' :V ; ' 'fl I 3,1; a tit a lion " ' 'I EDITORIALS / ' ^ ; , . 1: ' fil ; Page 2 " ' • • | ' . 1 r! • : ! . WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30,1! / • • Li ’ / "SoLfaet: Knivhtl’* Gentleman” "Sglaber; SUlliVan Pi Ignoble Priz< The Battalion. Beldojm awarded by always scrtain the recipients are, deser mg before we makei the award. lof Shame’ IVext Time? . . . !i. in the September 1C, 194.7 Battj . “Thihd, arid ; equ£ Ily as c iscr|eiiitable as Not slnce‘Iast Se] ttember hai ( we made were in a state of; upheaval, an infarrjous award ‘The -foiling was ' “So to the above winners we hereby the thirds prize winn sr’s eita(tion Which ran present. Ignoble Prizes in hopes that things Utilities jpepartmenjt for their failure to in possibly greater numbers than last fall, look ahead. if ■\*- ‘■Barracks numbers wtere i 4 i “Sincp June 26, t{he B& "knew th’it freshmen were at Bryan Field, the A&M “But not un td S tturdaji- fee jfcember 6, ’did anyone think to look ii|;o th< t barracks in which students were a^sigi.(d to live. (Freshmen were already legirming to ar- „ rive with the great influx (of sjtijidents the following day.). .( Productivity One |of the most hearieniii made int recent years in tire fie management relatiDns was gi'4n June 9 >1 % by Charles liuckrmn, Pr®ider Brothel^ Company, before the eral Management Confirem Americim Manage: nent i^soc The | speech was a plejt for ductivity in Ameri ran inc|ustn than that, it coir ained. h co woi'kable isolutiori to the jprob hinder'Iprpduction, speci|icall> ( gulf wljiiclT. separates Iab$r ar ment tejday Poiijtirig out tiat Ar|eric£ forced into the role^of la wc Luckmin said thi l problems which be jet u is increased prod ictivjit not prbduction. fh^re as a Productivity is rm asuyedj in t output [per man; luroduction id of individual prod .iptivitjf. r\ 1 ‘ . i d [ ■ Increased prodjucijytit suit ini meireased pro* because America is sa burdens, ea[ch of which in itself fotjAmei icari i they presefft an almost^ ensu problem > which, never Useless, surmoifnted. \ i' '(■ :■ Tojmeetth^se . pointed out that t will labor rind management t ing an IK f d devise a Hr • '■ f 4 V, 1 ;• • ! 1! jy ;r - ■ V WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30,1948 talesman, Knightly Gentleman i. [ j i. i. Ross, Founder of Aggie Traditions * I It ■ it Hr . POT THICKENS rwi ■ J " , i i I I- . • 5. i h m many cases; chairs were broken, mat tresses were slit open; desk drawers were nowhere to be found; screens were cut; and floors were filthy. All living quarters will be "different the next time.’ The fresh- “Next time’’ is now here. II the first: two, is the Building ajqd College men will be at the Annex again this year ^ .4 ,j L ., i II '/] 'T .' • , ,1 pling Out the Vintage . t-uleofBM, As Me Invaded B • By CHUCK MAISEL Britain is being invaded again—this time by beetles. Not the female kind, bft the potato eating variety. A “beetle patrol” has been commissioned to Keep the pests out. The battle to keep the beetle from Britain’s shores is—according to the Ministry of Agriculture —“being fought on the beaches, along the roads, and in the fields.” Vfe shall never surrender our British land! r : ' ' ★ OT*) wires are hot with the story of a cow play ing the role of midwife to Mme. Madeleine Mesnie of Be$ancon, France. The young lady was busily having a baby in her room which like most farms in this department was situated underneath the cow’s stable. Suddenly the ceiling collapsed and one was found munching hay near baby’s cot. The m ; er and child were covered with plaster, l|ut, the social announcements would put it, the ntotli the baby, and the cow are all doing well. liam Conwia; fore him-( n ; * The d >\ case when motions ir nodded his was ba given of he; jji head. Here’i little eye- er whose Warren V )(je. Vote jhis parent! named family nain4i aruHi|f of either |)f the Re replied, “ 1 ^ I L • J i ? I Along with a large number of students THOUGHTS Department when they come to the Annex will be their pp^^ed to live , parents and guardians who will have an lle^e Annex, eagle eye to check all the accommodations that are offered their sons. That first impression is gqing to be im portant to those students arid their folk. A&M, in vifew of last year’s debacle and the unhappy publicity associated with it, i 1 . i Republicans Swing Left *•' i By CARROLL TRAIL can’t afford another “faux pas” at Little rpissing in Aggieland. Only Answer . .. After the Republican coinvention last week and the subsequent pub lication of the party platform, one cannot help but believe that the old Republican conservatism is gone forever. . , The platform that the party adopted certainly wasn’t written by a Taft, Coolidge, or Harding. The change from tile days of the 1920’s is profound: the Republicans have swung left; To be sure, the party itj still the conservative element, but its con servatism isn’t whati it was before the Roosevelt administration. It can’t afford to be. During the past 16 years the American citizen has become more A very definite note to the boys wbb have the Say-so on College Station street repain: the streets of Alexandria, Indiana, are absolutely hole-less, hut it took 500 volunteers one day/to do the job, The mayor, aroused thousands: of holes in the streets, led a crew 6f men, women, and children who spent the full day pouinng and smoothing asphalt. / • Now, wouldn’t that bo af nice way to cure our local ills? Women and children first, however. A judge not only has to be careful of what he says but of every motion he makes!in court. Take the case of a justice iii Springfiehj, 111., Judge Wil- f Esta Mu/ Caliente, No? . . . New- one week< tions will General 4i4I the bunk ven, 6 Fearing t a I mate Ijuil fal police we; missing s After from a st >c Wanting {o bunks of of the nitl to get bad: speeches of labor- of Lever |25th Gen- pf the ion. : 1 more pro- but more il erete and (ms which the wide manage- !, both more pay for the laborer and more, work for" the employer. The plan to meet these burdens must encompass two things—increased produc tivity muslj be the joint product of em ployer and employee thinking, and labor must be permitted to share fairly inithe fruits of its.: increased productivity, j When companies can increase produc tivity with those two premises in mind, everyone Will benefit. | f The time has come for some action to ! take the place of the words which now ^dominate the field of labor-management and more socialized. Deal administration, In trying to compete successfully with the New the Republicans have been forced to liberalize to Kuch an extelit that dnany of the party’s rudiments have been lost. And so, the present platform is internationalist, endorsing the United Nations, and asking for a world police fotce. It supports the / new Jewish, Israel. It is for a civil rights program but is silent on FEP( a$ it now stands. I The platform calls for reciprocal trade agreements, an intensified campaign against domestic jinflation, and a. federal housing program. It refers to collective bargaining as an “obligation as wen as a right”, and it attempts to square itself with labor by saying/that the right to strike is “subordinate only to paramount considerations of pub lic health and safety.” In addition, thei platform makes imperative an “aecflerated pro gram of sounder so|l conservation,” and it endorses farmer’s eo-opera- ti\(es and rural electrification. ' / | / There is a certjain familiarity about the platform. Is it . possible that the Republicans have' adopted' some of the; ‘/radical, socialistic” ideas of the New Dyal? Ope would think that: tin/party is still fight ing Roosevelt. Apparently it has learned’ a lesson-in the last 16 years, for it looks like the! party is going to put the ^cachings of its instruc tor to work. Student Opinion of Summer Se In New Study Made by Inqi sband ily dno fro r ) v raisi mime is be m ;• j ' ’ ^ T [leaf mute appearing be lt and battery. .vinjg the court after the _udge and made aoroc _ Judge Conway absently , T affirmative. \ iJ ui -tll thi wife of the man charged iT 1 tlhe j ' J ‘ ^ ‘ L as it| to tht r lU Jje tjo <1 the judge that he had ]>erm ssion to carry out', the hej hud, made against her.; ■d h^B ruling with a shake of ’ the h** 1 wires that causes a . Brndgate, Iowa, has a farm- nd ■ ilways has been Dewey ^ys jttiat he doesn’t know why Jim Dewev Warren. They aren’t^ doesn’t believe he is u relative Ittblican nominees. Asked Kjfbom ;Ht was jgoing to vote for, VjotC ; K| | Republican. You can guess. ’ I derail hpurs of this, Joyce emerged roomj l^lqwi where he had fallen asleep now W m ail the fuss was has been Id leader, Oijly fsolutiion to the s a world leader p| iductivity, lifference. e units of the result ■ / ch will re necessary led Hvith .three irge order Together (•mountable he must relations. That action, Luckman suggest ed, should jrome ill the form of a Joint TREATED LIKE GUINEA PIGS Productivity Clinic. fj ' 1 The Cliriic should include five things in its planning. 1. Full scale market research on the problem of productivity which would determine what labor and management thought about present tech niques for tfying to increase productivity. 2. ; A labor rhanagepieiit conference to for mulate methods and procedures to in crease productivity. . ' 3. Test plants to try Out |he theories and ideas evolved after joint I labor-management research. 4. Sale of the workable results of the Clinic to all) labor and all management. 5. And, finally, continuation of the Clinic to doctor the productivity headaches of —• i >. e’ Fort Meade ic of ‘Sully’ Ross By PURVIS THRASH Th$e three hi rdens irt thb necessity the American industrial system We believe that if a,iiy program to lick the headaches of labor - management troubles wiljl work, that proposed by Luck- man will, jit 1 is not a simple cuAe-all rem edy, but rather it is a development aldng :hreie biird’en i, Luckman sensible I lines which, if cajiTied out jn the for production 1 fjr an iexpaii iing home economy, the necessity for pro luction for undefr the Marshall’ Plan, 4nd the rieejessity for production to rebuild and'maintjam our miliiary might. .lIJ. )lan w|iic If fou were < ne of lthe f fends; who kept j our finger j crossed fo • Mr. and Mrsi Ralph Burt • 2917 |Coacl man Ave., you'really did a fine jbb, htbause they had thbt little gir they-pave Ijeen hoping for yesterday. 3h( was librn a I Municipal Hospit il, and \eighec; neifly pounds.—Taw?)*?. (Ela.) Tim a l Yoii can’) l\ang it oi us; tiur fingers weren’t crossed. [ i _• - Thf Battalion^ official ri iwspa City of 1 College Stat on, Texfcs, is Friday afleraooh, exic^pt dm mg I,- .iivi;ii<■>.j ♦ .; • >.* c? talion.is on r ni. is qjub request. V Nfeiirs coiitrlUitiins (nay Goodwip Hall. Clasuified adfe.may Office, Room 209, qaodwih, n a ji i • +_ : ..ir-f, -r ThiAssbditjbd v! I'J credited to it or ndt{ otherwise ; crejii cd herdiin., Rights c f republ cation -r- Kntercd as accond-olasi matter i it Pott Office i* CoUo-.-e SUti in. Texal under the Actfof ConEru-a oj March A 1870, ; | FT ■* j.. .. ^ KENNETH BONiD,l LO’ Clark Otto C. If. * Trail. .. ^ Chuck and i’inuk L. James zm_ John siwti stary, ant Lucf and Dick Adi nw ■v' av. a. i ^ netessary for drop name call- ich v ill produce ★ I UshetS t:i-weekl| .' .Sups .f’l j /• .-■■n Press isfentitli 1 F spirit in which it was proposedyshould be a longjstep forward in the field of in dustrial relations. . The Texas Aggi|e rebels 1 , of the Army Security Brandi have land ed in Yankceiand, and established a beachhead. The/area has been proclaimed j unde/1 capture in the name of Ge/erjil Lawrence S. Ross. Here at Fort Mjeade, Maryland, a summer/eampi ij being held for the first/time fori Army Security Agency/Reserve Officers Train ing Corps personnel. iincc this is the first group its kind in the army organi- ition, it is being treated some what as a “guinea pig” class and therefore considerable at tention is being drawn! to iti Upon arriving the students un derwent a very strict! physical ex amination which quite a number failed to pass. This [Was followed I by a clothing issue and company organization. This company is composed of a balance of 3() men—23 from A&M, and the other seven from the Uni versity of Illinois. The major part of this first week has been taken »p by in struction ih the nomenclature, usage, and firing of caliber 30 M-l carbine rifle. The fire for record was completed today with Texas Aggie Jim Gregory being the only one in class to qualify as expert. Catnp facilities are very good and ejxrimidto effort has been put forth to make each student’s stay as enjoyable as possible, especial ly mi hie time off. Many recrea tional facilities have been prepar ed. A service club with hostess is , open in addition to trips to points of historical interests such as Get tysburg and Washington, D. C,. By EDDIE SMITH “Sooner or later we must all sit down to the banquet of conse quences”, Robert Louis Stevenson wrote many years ago. Today 3414 students of A&M find themselves partaking of the academic “feast.” For some it is an involuntary meal which was made necessary by some hard hearted professor who wrote F on that final grade report, when a D might have done just as well. No one has ever satisfactorily explain ed why professors are like that. For the veteran, who has seen his schooling interrupted once, this summer session is but another race against time. It is a race against that day when another interna tional upheaval may take place and call him from his studies. Go ing to school in hot. weather is seldom entirely to his liking and he certainly cannot be held re sponsible for preparing this; sum mer school “picnic” To other groups such as school teachers, ^hort coursers and spec-, ial students, summer school i/ comparable to a vacation or it/is merely the lesser of two evibf in the college versus home battle. To find out just what students thought of summer school, L made a hurried survey. I contacted stu dents in all brackets and: plied then! with questions. / ! ii "Tell me just what you do not like about summer ! c In keeping with their rej: for direct answers, they s4i pounded w’ith all types of li dislikes of the youngcsumnieHs sion. J. N. Hollamjl, Petroleunj Mngi- ( neer from McAllen, didn’t rH® the *i idea of getting up so e>( d; | He 4 • didn’t say exactly that, Wt h^jjsakl that classes were toOy4*ar land didn’t think he/lear idi much as he did during a term. He was certain that h got the material i-much quice . did think that/co-edg mqd more bearable/ - Kelse Williams, veteran mies major' frbm Robatov didn’t lik/the j early classes ing tha/sleep; was al far si/y function than l necesss As fVr the retent appear i fenmie students, Williams the / number was far too sn attributed the shortage t< /ficient advertising, voluit this-statement | in the forn suggestion (o the board o tors. Mildred Phillips, s^crctki the English Department, j n cran of several summer s mions, disagreed with Williams, sf/ting that the influx of co-eds hi s iiotic- ably increased; competitio t, i ahd seriously jeopardized her Kjjiitihn, / |Hol* « as : long 4 for- ( | » e IN life fjll ■0119. ,1, alsd- j ) ( feel- / j ore * ling. J c of j ught and suf- ihK of a irCc- police department has lost wij[l ] cr<;w dbek. : inn n)| If firmer w(|l please return, no ques- asked A lored it the First jMate Richard C. Joyce empty. en overboard, the harbor tailed to gjapple for the body of the * police 1 iilficqiS remained em bout. Thej * y the rest; ltd b<come too foggy for them o|ol Revealed Reporter *V vdirwhe thinks that there art* fewer ijirls this summer than viounly attended A&M. Attending a summer cotton . dajijrse, sponsored by the AgronoJ- rhyi Dejiartpicnt,'Hampton- Oliver, .■jl: f horn- >re- from Houston| thought thi simmer sessions! werit to() Irt fir learning, but-that good des weite easier ( to make', He pught that women made 1 oge life more interesting. osaiia Koontz, TSCW sopkoj- ire f ’om Bryan, congratulated professors on their interesting jturef,, She thought the “sur- odirgs” were interesting, but., ris ugly enough, didn’t think primarily a Spanish teach qh the ught that the accelerated | ihedule allowed a more cohce i‘ated study of languages, there! ikcreasing hsiruing. He concludeid Tt “t* ' ith the statemeftt, “Es muyicall- ■I ifi{e, do?” Aggies On Cotton Tour ¥isi Highlights Of New York Ci S |\ ninety Mrs. JMin SchmaeJ'/le, a certified spir itualist medium and/healer of Milwaukee, will hold a special/message sendee at the home, of Mrs. Lo/is Fabry, 1316 S. Van Buren street, ay8 o’clock this evening. For appointments, those interested are to call Mrs.-Fabry, whose number is not listed in the present book. — Green Bay (Wis.) Press-Gazette. That’s all right, it’ll come to us. ^ Zii ii •:/ i : ■ Ten Cartons of Cigarettes In Germany Pay for House By SACK SPOEDE | / , (PMs. Note, Battalion Foreign Correspondent Spoede is visiting his father, an officer in the Army of Occupatiopf'in Germany. Spoede will write a series of articles on the Germap people and may cover the Olympics for the Battalion this Hummer/) •J. . • . / I am now visiting the quaint Thorp' arc .plenty of kids swarm- city of Numbergl The inhabitants ing/bver hipic, and many of them here still talk of jthe air raid which at/ bvpltaife. wracked the town the day after / THed U also no shortage of Hermann Goermg promised-them /y ou ^/ men as ontJ would think. Battalion of the, Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas and the tiblished five times a week ahd circulated every Monday through days and examination, periods. Durtng the summer The Bat- iription rate $4:30 per school year. Advertising rates furnished bi m^d s by telephone (4-5444) or at the editorial office, Room 201, bje placed by telephone (4-5324) or at the Student Activities 1 ■ « • ; V [ : j / ' V 4. 1 ' OTJISj’MORGAN d exclusively to the use, for fepublicatipn of all news dispatches ’ fed itj the paper and local news of spontaneous origin publish- cjf all other matter hercih are also reserved. l" I Member off The Associated Press j — that a bomb, would never fall on . Nurnbcrg. ’ I / The house in Furth, just outride ofNurnberg, whore my parents-arc quartered has a stairway ywhich was shattered by bomb fragments in this raid. / My trip over on the cargo ship Eugene Lykes was untyeutful. ex cept for a fog in /tho English channel which delayN our arrival into Bremen by; one day. Luckily, calm seas kept; me and the ten other passengers from getting sea sick- / [ From Brqmcni I rode the’ clatter ing German trijins to Furth. All along thp route j we picked up peo ple who had been bartering for food With the farmers. However, | the /food situation here is much better thaw in northern Germany. The Germans aro using eVcry Available inch of space for crops, The -ffeissians still haven’t retutn- ed all of theii' prisoners of war, and I don’t think- the Yugoslavs have returned any. !; a i j Applications Open For Naval Reserve Navaf'l .7 ] Uhasias Editors ..i'ratoro Writew : m iUi, _Wiro Editor Zm^Hammontl Don Encelkins, Charles' |R, Represented nationally by National Ad- vortifina Service Inc., at New York City, Chkiigo. Lot Angalei, aud Saa iVancieGO. ! , ••,,' , : 1 : i , \ / in places even [along the street, i However, cigarettes are still'tho •vl — "v -GO-itaitois i ^ ulldard eun^ncy i n this area. The pilot into ; Bremerhaven told Art Howard, Bill Thornton. Lupdelius, Leonard F. Somer, Billy D. 1 Moire, James F. Stuart— Joe Trevino, Hardy E, Rom Grady Griffin ~ JleporUro JiellgioBs Editor Alan Curry Maurico BowaU ' i' 1.) -Bov td ' ' t me that he had built a house for ten bartons. As I remember, that was one of the few things our troops didn’t get with them. This towu- uf Nurnberg stinks, and I mean that literally. It has m odor similar to that of a zoo. pr< I!) j ; / .• . Ikations are desired from Reserve Officers, both lino and staff, who desire active duty for at least twelve months. Offi cers id the aviation branch are not eligible. | Particularly desired arc officeraj. whoi have had sea experience or junior Officers who want such ex perience. ! t The-approximate maximum age limitations are forty five for com- manfUfrSr, forty for lieutenant com- mariddre, and thirty six for the •ade Of lieutenant and beloww By VIRGIL CARAWAY /The Fourteenth Annual Cotton Tour arrived in New York City on June 21 and started out to see not only the city but also the slums. Tho first two days and nights were spent in visiting the New York Cotton Exchange, New York Board of Trade, Chase National Bank, Marine Bank and Trust Company, Empire State Building, and Rockefeller Center. All of the places mentioned were of great interest to the members of the tour. A tour was then made through the Bowery, China Town, Har- lem, and the slums of the Bronx. This wasTn sharp contrast to the fine buildings and organizations that had been previously seen. These places were exactly as they have been portrayed in numerous movies and I UewspJ- pers. Tho group also attended a Broadway musical, a baseball game between the New York Giants and Chicago Cubs, and saw part of the proceedings of the Republican Convention by televi sion. The members of the group had tickets to the Louis-Waleott fight, but since the fight was post poned for two nfeht#, they had to sell their ticketa and leaVo for Quebec, Cajiadav [ W. BL Johnson, Vice President of the Marine Bank , and Trust Company, was impressed by two members of tho group and of* ffered them jobs with ths He liked the vigor and ality of the two boys ai that they did not have fented look on their face i so many young men York. Caraway said the group cided that New York waj derful place to visit but n< t place to live and make a i LAST DAY -Features Begin-t-f 1^)5 - 4:17 - '7:10 • 4 I1ES1 YEARS OF OUR IMS KW* IHMC DIM incti LOY-MMCH-ANDMWS-Wilfi f —Plus— SHORT — NEWS — O THCRS. — KM, _ —Features Beg lrt5 - S:50-i5:60 - First r r f recalled may expect op- s for further retention live month period, but mraitments can tmly be T the period for which ap*. ops are known. Ar . '/ — • records • Radios School & Office. Supplies; ]' / ALL YOUR NEEDS HASWELL Alggies were qs enthusiastic ut rsew us they mi^jht bi*, inta hing at thci.samc time that Issies! had lost none of their iif* 1 -St jlj A&M. / . ; ,.v ounding out the Survey with rofmsional opinion, I questiop- J. A. Moore, instructor in tlii^ bderr Language Department ore, Fqr Vour Visual PrtJblema Consult Ity. Carlton R. OPTOMETRIST 7 1 203 $■ Main — Bryan PH«ne 2-1 nr,? PALACE 'll f • M ( > N I > H 1 7 g Wed. - Thure. - Fri. - Sat UL ; / r/ From the ■ Belt-Selling Book! Barbara STANWYCK Van HEFLIN Charles COBURN \ i ' -M * • , i . ./ ; . /v/ QUEEN 7i; h— ■ LAST DAY | Dennis Morgan j-' •WU'— •‘Bad Men Of Missouri*’ < ' ^ • . * r ' Yluirs —Fri. — Sat. Rainy Singleton -Blondies Big { Mumeut : ■ /i.