The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, May 26, 1949, Image 2
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-'7 ! THURSDAY, MAY 26, 1949
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$ Editor Signs His‘30’. ..
ifpoon as the first copies of nica
cojurses, better roads, and college im-
start rolling off the press, provements have been some of our choice
’ be closed permanently, f subjects during the past year. We could
his last issue of the 1948- mention many others, but that would be
two mep lay down their wasting space. Our readers will remember
ial whips and assume the better ones anyway.
;itle of “has-been” editors. We have voiced our opinion, verbally
of those men.
and in writing, on the requirements of our
past year The Battalion has ■wj I™**. * tj* dM^ion «one
waa published last fall. u Bu ‘ t , hcse th ' nKS ar ® ln the p “ t ' W *
, been opened to our former hav « had a * ood yt “ r from a “““f 1 of
pearly 1,000 now take ad- anKle3 ' We «>nde mpny friends; we
publication. The -News have 8 90 mad f enem'es-possibly
ronram has been contin- 80rae that we don t know abol,t -
ttulion staff bus partici- 1 But we have good
tolWe Suelkl” serieH from 1111 angles-faculty. administration,
poUege Speaks scries. . Cor „ | Non-Corp^ and Former Students.
ijews side, every effort has j ew exct( ptions we have been given
give all echoplftiftml ull UCC 0sii to Information and fHe« whenever '
/urngor Our policy ha« been ^ navb go request 1
vport the n«w«, rigardlesit effort hns been made to coiWr our
l| 1 i j copy orirepress editorials or news stories,
we huye tried to pick our The Battalion editors have made all de-
s or feature value. It goes ciaipny' and policies. We appreciate this
that tjhe subjectH did not truijt. 7 >/
becau|se they knew one of During the past year our editorial
*!w0” has represented the opinions of the
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Movie Makers Use 01
In Uver Sii
By HERMAN C. GO
i starring WilUajm^Holden, Bill
Streets of Laredo (Paramount)
starring "~ M "- 1 ‘ li,,
Century ) • starring
Scott (C|anipus)L /
Herewith ia my la^t apL
the wares which local cinema
3 have to offer the avi
linmept-hungry ynovie fi
m-Co lege Station,. Sim
is my swan song for the
months, pjerhaps I should
by waves qf sentimentality
lavish ori y the kindest, hei
words of praise on the curreu.
tractions. Unfortunately, I, ahanld J™ htle roles.
I find myself in a mood common tion is notewo;
among today’s movie moguls—| county—the p
waiina’ moralite.j ■/ i Donald Carey
Originality has long beep Holly, ish suave desj
wood’s lost chord. Occasionally thu Bedoya as the on,
fumbling fingers of movie scrip, with the toothy
a virtuous jcow(]
an odious villai^
Two of film
skin and banjo]
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replica of “Thi
|J a smooth wes
t years ago ( wit'
Letters To The Editoi
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WHO THREW'THE BOTTLE? I haw been some dUficupy with
.j. ~ L A .ii certain people who hake not
MHor. Die Battalion; wanteif to cooperate in the Silver
Last night after I came back Tap* iieremopy and much feeling
from Silver! Taps, Momoone threw ha* been exprc**ed over ihe*e
a Coke bottle through my wlixlow. peoplef* lack of conNiderutlon.
nSSmS^mSUrx’Ssiiis f•«"«*>"i" 1 wiMr
1.. .11.1..', .... ti. Oil...... I*..
ne exception to me rpie. rvnure wares, u
our once-prolific scriptcra whq'Onh screen poi
d turn out celluloid gem* in authentic
from any am'
]y didn’t go U> Silver Tap*.
Aggie* got ho low a*
of mam mob* beeauRe of unoflfldal
he ac(|ompltahments along following people: BUI Billingsley, Chuck Aggie-likc to go around throwing
.. .i 11 » enurci, IHWMBW mill niuniy
. rl..1 V Jiii! U u probablt that the puraon dr peraon*
t r./vlHWu* "ho threw the volte bottle were
of unotfflilal If nT^laek'^ roloect
out whv mv roornmatT did mit^iro * for s,lvcr T “t ,H ^rt-’hiony and
out why my roommate did r ' ( | l k°j wt . re pfobahly under the |falne lih-
They did not know whether hp hud j, r ,, ss | 0 h that your roominute wa*
a rvsson or not. . I. . one of those who wa* not showing
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moire difficult because CabanissJ Charles Kirkham, Mack Nolen,
iifte not tangible. The Bat- , C. (1 Munroe, Tom Carter, aind myself. It
Studer t Body were caught will not be intimidating nor compromising
hi of good sportsmanship Biljjngsley, Kirkham, Munroe, and Caba-
last y jar. We are not by niss, who will all comprise the staff next
|mjf ciedii for winning the year, to say that the same general policies
Eaprclttlly Is thl* true In wtatgenk. unnuying m
which ut;« m nwmvnuw twliuy tu V! biuvdo, le
ttr« major agum* on "ilead fuck,'’ rW rrceman
But such 1* to bu exbvi'toil; fro
the horse opera -tra *
that westerns must
xpei'leil from kick lat. r
ftwit fruitful scrlpjter dorlvflfrom share of bio
Six Hundred Cadets
end of ti|
'ijroipny, but we have tried wilj| continue,
sportsmanship by keeping Journalists have a worn-out figure
’e *e of the shortcomings and “30” which they use to end a news story,
id"iI of ourselves and/ our I will put a personal,“30” on my editor-
itprs. ship by saying, “Thanks for allowing me
r athletes, rating of to serve you.”
ucat ion to the extent of ^ Kenneth Bond,
rt^i! courses and fewer tech- Non-Corps Editor, 1948-49
,e Profs Who Gave Es a Break ...
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gnition should be given for; these profs have planned on their own
professors who arranged volition their courses so that students
If semester such that their could discuss the last quizzes and review
izns were given before the for final examinations at the last class
■ nc ds. Sjtudents appreciate _ meeting,
pi it helps them to spread Such planning >yas not ordered by de
in preparation for the partmental directive. In fact only thi#
,er flurry of quizzes and, past Tuesday the Academic Council of the
closely pursuing. the college defeated a motion to institute a
’ i hilp that no major quizzes would be given
ho t^orit this rftcognl- the final clas# jieriod of a course. This is
aj|<irity of thoae at , the more reason our appreciation and
ju[i ranks are riumerouM, It praise should be expressed.
pur praise Is diminish- A word of recognition is deserved, and
behalf of the student hotly, “Thunks.”
I were doing this thing, ,1 would BrOO^iS Fl6ld Gets
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will aftend the 12th Force
at least find out aJ little something
and then seek „ of the guilty, not . , ,
go breaking a kvindow that some- SAN ANTONIO, May 26 —(iPi
one who was not guilty would! have six ljupdred college ROT£ students
to help pay for.
At least I have one consolation; ROTC jeamp which will ppen June
I think that those who threw the 13 at Brooks Air Force Rase here,
Coke bottle will agree, that that, it was announced today.j
Cadets will come from Texas
A&M, Texas Tech, and Oklahoma
A&M Colleges and Texajs, Baylor,
St. Louis, Tulane, Denve}r, Kansas,
Missouri, and Nebraska j universit
ies. ' | ■ I .
wasn’t a true representativie of
Aggie Spirit ] r
B. G. Derryberry
P. S. AM apologies accepted. |
(Editor^ Note: We agree With
your complaint and feel that you
are justified in letting off a
little steam. p
However; there is one poidt to
consider. The tradition of Silver
Taps to most Aggies has been
one of reverence and respect
throughout these many years.
Within The past few years there
ST. MARY'S CHAPEL
<i. C. Curtis, D.C., FbjC.
Modern Uptown Office
Mom at 20th over Crsaniluid
i)||tbt hceiit cumputi floctlonM, thta municipal council t|f tho vUlngc hud to bo
1M Smith Kate St.
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Ingl In CP, 20th Century hoa (
t w rrowed from the frame-,
of pnion Pacific, a success '
several years back; CP, too, a
shaft of the original Ran- "
Sc ott, the principal gun-
r, ha idles his role with usual
and indulges in some flashy g
pulatjion of both horse-pistols W i
fists. Veteran character actor
CarrOl Naish gives a fine ac-
t of himself as Dynamite,
tt’s .giitxly sidekick.
’s the ticket for this year,
readers. I’ll be on hand *g»in ’
September to annoy, you with
I warpH conception of the cn-
t value of the pictures
plunk down forty cen-
voWtp fee once or twice a week.
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here’s for more pictures
«oaui u* yire, anu inner f —
if Hollywood at its best
. thejAune caliber „
oan of Arc, and other examplee
•IftMom 01 UAkS ( ArltOS
ua being'noteworthy, .postponed for thi) 1 third time,
... ' £i m | ij there were no candldateM. (end
The citizen!! of Telgate, . \
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ble their last yell
k |for the mayor and the on his balcony.
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iuiton (Tex.) Press re-
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rs remember the trou-
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m«f RECKLESS TEXAS RANGERS ... AND A "BLONDE
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