The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 12, 1949, Image 1

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iMjll— v " % V li N A' \ H • J P\ 1 m ,! ! / « ■ ' ^ PUBLISHED I IN THE Battalion Vi TOE INTEREST OF A CHEATER A&M COLLEGE t : | • iTATTON rAtrHplnndV TEXAS WFDNFSDAV OTTORPR 19 1Q4Q * OF A GREATER A&M i 1 . f- r. :—— ■ ■ 1 / ‘ • i” : 1 Outlines • 1 r 1# ••■; ' !, ■k’/' 1 r ; ■Ji \ 1 11 -1 Volume 49 p COLLEGE STATION (Aggieland), TEXAS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1949 : I . i 1 ! i U Number j ^ > A Beckner, Lo Peabody Head Vaudeville er A 3 i ' Y GEORGE CHARLTt f- Vaudeville's back, in the form of Guion Nall tonight! The two shows om Mn: two hour show at beginning at 7 and Fred Lowery, Eddie iters, the Troyans, Fred Lowery; "the blind whist-1 ler,” has been featured on radio shows, night clubs, and recordings. He took his first big Step to fame with Vincent Lopez, band leader. Later he appeared v>th Horace Heidt and ,his orchestra. Eddie Peabody, “the wizard of the; banjo," is formerly a Navy commander. During the war he vis ited many Pacific bases playing his banjo .as a source of entertainment. In six months he played 786 shows and traveled 125,OOOj'milee. Re cently he appeared in night'clubs, hotels; and theaters throughout the nation. The Troyans, an international handbalancing act, were crowned handbalancing champions of Mex- ■ ico in 1945. They have appeared at the Follies Bergere at Sans Souci, I and at the world premier of “Bad , Boy.” . T j-. Denny Beckner, “the madcap j; merrymaker,” will bi master of cereiponies for the show- His orch-: estra will furnish background ; nausi< for acts. Last fall Beckner !+• F and his band played for the* ABC] ball. 'Featured with his orchestra if j are the Harmony Hilltoppers and the Glee Club. j !! ' f - The Winter Sisters are three j acrobatic girls whb have been fea- • • tpred at the Latin Quarter and /j the Capital Theater in New York, t and on Nilton Berle’s TV show.1 - j They are an international act hav- 1 ing played- in London, Paris, Stock- m holrh, Copenhagen, and Holland, fOnce they entertained the Shah of Persia. r- !. Specializing in juggling,! Pryde ; and Day have appeared in night clubs, hotels, and theaters.all over -the nation. j Reserved seat 1 tickets wilt cost | n one dollar, tax included. Gieneral < admission will be 70 cents. Tickets ^ it f.. are now oh sale in jSpike White’s office in Student Activities and Guion Hall. 'j H Lowery from Texas j, Lowery, who was deprived of his sight because of childhood ill- ' >• ness, has won recognition fromi John Charles Thomas, Alec Temp leton, Fritz Kreislen and others. Kreisler was so impressed with Lowery's whistling, he wrote a special arrangement of Ms Cap rice Viennois for Lowery. Lowery started his whistling career by try ing to imitate birds! in the cotton patches around his home 4n Pales- i f tine. Lowery climbed the lad der; of success by working as staff anhbuncer on a Dallas radio sta tion and then irr New York where he smarted whistling with some I name'; bands. . _ , > , > King of the Banjo , | j Eddie Peabody, generally acknow ledged “king of the banjo,” has 'J ' survived two wars and a rise and vL fall of vaudeville. Peabody played the banjo in the ■ . Art Moon'ey rendition of ‘Tm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover.” This delightful rhythm caught on, ! and many banjos came out of hid- p ing. Anything for a Laugh > Denny Beckner, leader of the Merry Madcaps, will do anything for a laugh. Once while he was vis- T iting in Wisconsin he brought a pet donkey into th* hotel., The manager objected, but when Denny produced a statute, passed in the 19th-century, that stated that an inn-keeper must provide food j and shelter-for the guest’s beast . . . . JM , | of burden, he had to give in and entr ! es which] | bring up a bale of hay. as January i . Beckner’s style or humor has S' been compared to that of Kay Kai- I ser and Horace Heidt. In past I, »performances he , has upheld Ms aim “keep ’em laughing.” 1 J.- p a Plans Set Up For Cottonseed Sales . Procedures are being set up to put into effect a cottonseed emer gency purchase program in Texas, B. F. Vance, chairman of the Texas USDA production and mar keting 1 committee, said today. l-iForms are now being prepared for. use by county committees. “ Plans calLior the committees to enter into written agreements with ’ girmers to accept ]a delivery of cottonseed from the farmers at $46.50 a ton for the account of the Commodity Credit Corpora tion. The onljf restrict on is that the moisture content of the cottonseed must be low enough tol permit safe storage. | This program is being operated ' to assure growers 90 per cent of the parity price for their cotton- .. seed* Vance said. Barbeque At Stake in New Club Contest by) earl smith v- . i« h !■] : ii !■ | Would your club like to have ja barbecue ?| The Agriculturist of fers you a chance to win one. The staff of t$e Agriculturist is offer ing a contest between the clubs of the 18 departments of Agriculture. You ask what kind of a contest it is. It isl a contest between these 13 clubs to determine which club can sell the most subscriptions io the Agriculturist ,, Some ofj the clubs in the field pf agriculture are larger! than 'others. This is taken care of in the way that subscriptions numbers are fig ured. ; The winner is figured by the number of subscriptions sold! by the clubs in accordance to thejr Size. Therefore, the largest cli}b may have 100 subscriptions and tbe smallest one only 70 and yet the smaller club may win. Subscriptions may be sold to any, student, faculty member, pr out of towrt residents that desire to subscribe. You may even gp to the Annex to sell subscriptions.!, F or the Club that sells the most subscriptions aeeordingi to the size of the club there wiilt be a bar-, becue given in Hensley Park, when ever,; the club sets the date. !, x Tne president or representative of the clubs cah pick up subscrip tion ' blanks in the Agriculturist office ph Tuesday and Wednesday afternofons from 1 until 5. i ; I m * tvSSSelUZiM-: lllfr Kl W ‘ ; > IS : Eddie Peabody, wizard of the banjo and popular entertainer throughout the nation is scheduled to appear on the vaudeville show being emceed by Denny Beckner in Guion Hall tonight. The famous musician has been prcciaimed “King of the Banjo.” Student Senate Field Seating Assignme ’ Seating assignments at;K military students were decided Chance for Rhodes Scholarships Given Needs Rarest Type.L- > Vet Seeks Blood Donors for Wife Any junior or senior interested in a Rhodes Scholarship should re port to Room 321, Academic Build ing, immediately and gee Dr. T. F. Mayo, local representative for the Rrodes Scholarships. L Applications for the scholarships must f>e in the hands of the sec retary of the state Rhodes Schol arship committee by October 29. “Since a considerable number of items must be included with the application,” Dr. Mayo said, “It is highly desirable that the stud ent see me quickly as possible.” The Rhodes Scholarship Fund is a vast amount of money left by Cecil Rhodes, British empire build er. This money is used to send Am erican and British Colonial studr ertts to attend “Oxford; 1 the moth er of English speaking universi ties’’ Rhodes thought that the Anglo-Saxon peoples were the best hope for world pekce.j Apd he thought that ehe best way to bring about understanding bjetween peo ples was to educate the “best young man.” Money Grant At. present time the annual stipend of the scholarship 4s 500 pounds, English mpney. The basic value of the allowance is 400 pounds per year, but this sum is supplemented by a special allow ance of 100 pounds per year. This special allowance, however, may be reduced or discontinued at any time by the trustees of the amounting to Ill- will be offered at the an- Fort Worth Fat Stock a release publicity r The Shdw, according to fro n Boyce House, agent for the exposition. He Will Rogers Memorial dtol- iseum and surrounding building!* which will be |the. scene of jthe show have been supplemented with a new feed building, and a second judging arena. The total outlay of about $2,000,00 is unsurpassed; inj erica, Boyce concluded. ese prizes will be divide*); as follows: Aberdeen-Angus, 1 $8,680; Shorthorns, $3,760; Polled ,Here- fords, $2,000; Brah pnd the fat steer winjners, Twenty-thbeje thousand dollars Will be apportioned to winners among the gaited horses, walking horses, Hackney ponies, hunUrs and jumpers; cutting horses, quar ter horses, Palojninos and Shetfcmdl ponies: : , j, * I Other prizes will be: dairy cat- jtle, $3,958; I Swine, $8,720; sheep, $3,641; poultry and rabbits, $2,h00; and boys’ livestock, $7,650. r j j Entries must be in the general office by Decern .with the exception of horge sfiow $2,006, $5,045. pijion of ihoi may be made 'i . ; V ir 4 8 l! as late An Aggie’s jwife needs help. About Noveinber 1, Mr. and Mrs. Volie Miller will have. their first child. The expectant npother, Louise, who is anerqic with a low blood count, may need some blood transfusions to pull her ^^Ff^ding^iSl^would be simple ehough were jit not for the fact Rhodes Scholarship Fund if they that Louise needs the very rarest type pf blood - type A-B with a j t * iat economic conditions do positive factor, ij Volie, therefore, is ; trying to locate perjsons! with i n ,,, warrant ^ this type of blocjd who would be \willihg to stand by to givje a trans fusion.' if needed} \ Two donors ;have already been located, but more will be needed. One Of these donors has given al decent transfusion and will be un able to give more blood in time to be 6f help. At the prejsent time, the attending doctor is administering liver shots to Louise twice each week tyi hopes that he may be able to build her up to withstand the normal blood loss expected at the baby's birth. If these treatments ire not successful, transfusions Will probably be| needed, Aggieland 1950 | • • |t Picture Schedule Non-corps Seniors will have their pictures made at the fol lowing times: j October 12 & l3t F, P, Q, R, S, T, and V | October 14 & 15: Make-up day for ail seniors, A through IT ! ; - j Volie, who |is an M. E. senior veteran student, has offered to! pay for the blood typing of any persons who think they have A-B blood with a positive factor. Possible donors have been asked by Volie to contact; him at 9B Vet Village or to get in touch with The Battalion. Sally Waves Fans, Goes To Hearing Dallas, Oct. 12 df)—Sally Rand can wav^ her fans and people can see the show. | But Miss Rand and her con tracting agent (fan’t spend any of the nioniy thejy’re taking in at the State! Fair.iNot yet. j District Judge Dallas Blanken ship ordered Miss Rand and Marsh Brydon, president of the Indepen dent Midways Association, to ap pear in Court at 9:30 a. m. Fri- day. | ! ■ I ■ f i Then they muit explain why they are not splitting profits from Miss Rand’s-girl sho|w with Bert Peck and James W. Ifess. In at suit filed today, Peck and Hess claim they contracted last July with Brydon to furnish all the materials and girls for all girl shows at the State Fair. Pro fits were to bp split 50-50, they claim. But Brydon later breached the contract and made a contract with Miss Rand for the show, under unknown!to them, Peck in Hess charge. Winners of the scholarships are advised to have at least 40 pounds per year from their own resources to add to the stipend because of the existing inflationary period. As a 1 candidate for; a Rhodes Scholarship] a student dmst be se lected as ohe of 12 tq represent his college: From this group, in competition with students from terms,;unknown!tb them, Peck knd other colleges in Texas, he must be as one of two students | Non-corps Juniors To Meet Tonight t ... j j I \ n A meeting of all non-corp Junior Class members will be held tonight, October, 12, in^ the M E lecture room at 7. Wilman Barnes, president of the Junior Class, will preside qver the meeting, the purpose of which is to unite the non-corp juniprs for active participation and rppresen-, tation in the class activities. A representative will bei chosen! to represent the non-corp juniors dn the executive committee of tihe Junior Class, Barnes saidi ^^3. S ,p eeds 1 j: ash \\ j Garbage Pick-up on Campus By BILL THOMPSON merly »sed. It W loaded from a low- trucks had a crew of ifout nien « Noj^ thtfro ’ ' fnr er level and lifts the garbage into +- a driver, two men on the groi garbage on the of the convenll conventional typ for of course. The one in question!la located in the rear of the B&CU Depart ment’s new garage truck. 1- The recently acquired Gar Wood Load-Packer represents the most modern in garbage removal facil ities. Almost any time of the : day or : night'|t can be both seen and heard performing the task of keep- A hydraulically controlled sail p. Ford. The capacity Is 15 cubic yards. It partment’g |equipment in the lat ter part of August i T i The new iinit is easier to bp trailer trucks f- i i were ■ b, merly used. It ij* loaded from a low er level and lifts the garbage into the body, squeezes the liquids out of it and packs it well into the truck to j>royi(je a maximum cap- I TF i ’ >, : . e unit is more sanitary in thai wtar! i | The unit is more sanitary it is Closed and cannot spill its con tents. There is a side loading door for hianual loading of large bulky material. ■ When the new truck gets to the dumping grounds, all there is to do is back to the dump and lift the body as with an ordinary dump truck: The rear of the unit is six inches wider than the front to pre vent wedging of the garbage when it if dumped. Twin hydraulic hoista facilitate easy loading and unloading. |j .vt the B4CU depart ment used two semi-trpiler, open body, trucks to pick up garbage fpr- for the College. The semi-trailer each und, trucks had a crew of fou: —a driver, two men on t . and one man on the trucks. The R&CU department oper*. ates the new truck It: hours a! day with two crews. They pick up the garbage from the dorm itories, faculty, and; college apartment^ in the day and the other buildings at night.! The advantage in operating day ind night comes from the greater ease in getting the truck, around. The size of the unit makes it hard to operate in traffic. The, depart ment also picks Up garbage in the residential and dorm areas in the day so that there wiljl be no disturbance at night. W. T. Cobble, supervisor of the garbage pi:k up, said thje Load- Packer was very efficient,! and the department was very much satis fied with the operation of the truck. I 1 I , Lji > | . j A&M Methodists i r Open ’49 Program The Kum Dubl class of the A&M Methodist Church held a dinner for new and prospective members last Thursday night to start the 1949-50 program. About fifty fam ilies attended. Betty Gann was chairman. Rev erend Robert Sneed offered gtaye before the meal. ! President Brad Waddle intro duced class officers and; guests af ter which a church tour was con ducted. Mrs. James Jackson led fellowship songs accompanied by Mrs. Rudolph Leighton on the pi ano. Mits. Frank Stockton was pro gram .chairman. ) The new class officers were in stalled by cp-teacher, Mrs. Dallas Belcher. Charter members and old officers were recognized for their work jn laying the foundation for the Class. ' ’ i : • 1 !:( The class meets at 9:30 every Sunday morning in the Education Building of the A&M Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Belch er are co-teachers of the class. from Texas to!compete in district eliminations at New Orleans. Here the candidate will compete against 11 other students selected from the six sjtates included in this district. Thirty-two Rhodes Scholars are selected in the United States each year] ; The nation is divided by states into eight districts for The other five states included in this district with Texas are Oklaho ma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississ ippi, and Alabama. From this dis trict, four men will be selected 'to enter Oxford ip October, 1950. To be eligible for a Rhodes Scholarship, a candidate must be a malej citizen of the United States and unmarried, b(? between the ages of 19 and 25 ion October 1, 1950, and have completed at least his sophomore year by the time of application. • Qualities Desired I ’ . 'j J ■ ’ jt’i j The qualities upon which the selection of Rhodes Scholars is based are literary and scholastic ability and attainments; qualities of rtianhood, truth, courage, de votion to duty, sympathy, kindli ness, unselfishness, and fellowship; exhibition of moral force of char acter and of instincts to lead and take an interest in his schoolmates, and physical vigor as shown by in terest in outdopr sports or in other ways. “Same defiiiite quality of dis tinction, whether in intellect, char acter or personality, or in any combination, of them is the most important requirement for a Rhodes Schlorship. Financial need does not constitute a special claim for consideration.” The initial scholarshipd are for periods of twb years, but may be extended for an additional year if the Scholar's record it Oxford ind his plan of Study make such!an award sleem advisable. Two Rhodej? Scholarships have been won by two students while at tending A&M, and last year/ a Scholarship was awarded to Dan L. • McGuirk, a West Point cadet, who received's his, appointment to West Point -from A&M. C. !W. Thomas, ’22, Chem.-'E. student from La Grange, won a Scholarship and studied English language and literature at Oxford. Jack Brooks, ’47, EE major from Port Arthur, sthdiid iriathematical physics at Oxford through a Rhodes Schol- arship. ■ j / f ; ttlsl de< nate in th A motion by Kenneth Lamina new Student Senate in the YMCA jlast ni ield for jeorps and . e second! meeting of the hour-long discussion rega Phosphorus P32 Studies Held at A&M -1*. ift senator, ended prpposed seating gements, \ ■■ / idrum’s jmotjpn, which passed the (senate by a unanimous first vote, was the final draft of sjeveritl proposals for, dividing the sjeating liifeaf directlmJ behind the ■^r - An entirely new experi ment, the first of its kind hi Texas, is scheduled to start » here this week, according to Dr. J. C. Smith of the Texas Experiment Station] leader of the experiment. 'i 5.; This experiment will be the first of many to be conducted during the next four or [five years ion the utilization of phosphorus from phosphatic fertilizers, as indicated by the use of radio active phos phorus (P32) as a tracer. Urtfil recently experiments with phosphatic fertilizers have been iimited by the fact that no method was available by which the phos phorus obtained by plants from tbe soil could be separated from tHat obtained from the fertilizer/ K But with the developments ;of methods for the manufacture of radio active phosphorus and phps- phatic fertilizers ini quantities sUf- fiicent to allow adequate experi mental designs, such dj'inethod has become available. The radio ac tive phosphorus (P32) can be trac ed in the plant during the course of the experiment and thus distin guish the fertilizer phosphorus from the phosphorus already pres ent in the soil. Thej first experiment will be con ducted in the Lufkin fine, sandy The divis on of the seats .1 ABC Ball Queen Pictures Taken Pictures ;lof candidates for “Queen of the ABC Ball” are being accepted by Ken Landrum in room 218, dorm 6, this week. All members of the air force, band, and icomposite group Will be eligible to enter a girl in the , contest which will Ire de cided at the ball to be held Nov. 4. The girl must be accompanied to ,the ball to win the title of “Queen.” j The ABC Ball will begin a week of festivities including Frankie Carle and his orchestra at Town Hall and the SMU foot ball game. ] soil hear College Station, oats and crimson as the planQi; to utilize the phosphorus. the Texas Experiment Station wr assist in conducting the experi ment,, according to: Smith.: - Since work with radio active dle- ments involves certain health haz ards, inadequate precautions' will} be taken at all times to insure th« safety of the personnel involved, Smith said. dorm t am ments, m’s MT ed for the band top ei£ht rows of sejata in ctjon mcluded between the ' d the 60 yard lines in the ejjret [ portion ! of the stadjui been set aside for non-militai _ dents. The remaining seats i|ri that stu- section, with jthe exception of that area reserved for the band, will be used to seat memberi Cadet corps. ] 1 J Four to Three, Ratio This division of theWtion from j the 30 to the 50 yard times is, ac cording to Jack Happy, student ! member pf the Athletic Council, at a ratio of approximately four m i * ‘6'■ se married students and 4nd for other students Whidfc by senate agr contlhue to Occupy th«| to pec yard! line'Meats* An area was provide ed in the end zone: for those marriep students and their wives 4nd for other student who! (Wished to sit during the fdot- M imes. ThP remainder of! thlit portion Id for e stadium reserved fpr the t body will bp d vided into stu- stt two: spctions| one for, m lit dents and orje for non-m|li Thp upper portion of thit tion of the stands will be fpr non mil jury students, and the lower section for cadets. The division be: tween thesei two sections will be estab ished by the laxecutive com- mittep of tfip seriattjl All sections will be 'rop£d off, Keith Allsup, president of the sen ate] Said, and ushers will be sta tioned to insure that} students are dirpqtpd to their correct area. 1 : r Committees Named ved for the student body « ly cam< fori discussion after the ke: . i 7 i rrrr.t * - e up mate the (members 'of fivk per- s. Spnaltdis were store, elec- arja pub licity icommittees. Six students wereput on the ex change committee. They we re Tom Liegett; Frank Cleland, reser- ll Calhoun, Legett; Frank Ueland, Dormitory $; Lloyd Manjeot, Dor- mitory 12; Bruce Thompson, Dor- be mitory 11; : Sam Fox, Dor}niitory he 2; and Albert Pavy, Freshman sen- at0I '(See SENATE, Page 6) Seniors Hear Job Openings In Agriculture Department & :T. i : i: n-[ ^'It Employment opportunities in the U S. Departmen Agriculture will be explained to seniors by A. G. Kirkpatrick, regional training officer, Soil Conservation Service ip a meet ing to be held in Guion Hall, Oct. The Civil Service Commission has announced a nation -trf" The Aggieland not arrived yet, according Chuck Cabaniss, co-editor. 1 >, The hold. up of; delivery is due to delays in the printing and bind ing schedules because of diff^cul- !i ties arising in the four color print ing processes, Cabaniss said. : 4nnouncments pf, when j nuals have been delivered and when they will be issued will be maeje ikj the mess halls and inlThe Battalion. eland Being tggieland^ 49 _ a ” n _ u J a { s _R a y* tions are all in grade P-I with i “ starting sa ary of year. : 1 T Kirkpatrick will at 9 a. m. il 1 h examination fc^- ed m obtaining feden us fields am men ihter al positions •4 with i $2974.80 peil questions concerning Civil 1 employment and discuss o| itiei for careers in the ment of .Agriculture. 1 i The opening date of the ation Is Oct], 11.' Closi answer genera , ‘ Serviw >portun<>| | Depart , examin date wil exam ng di be Nqv. 8. Copies of these inations and instructions for mak ing application Jjngy be obtain4< at tty meeting, 1 j. j ' Courses Concerned 1 ! Tty examination will cpncerrl all men majoring ip jarchitectui bacteriology, biologyj economic geography, geophysics, Undsca; art,; business, mathemati rural sociology, jneering, civil cultural economics neeringJ; horticulture, animal husbandry, < (poultry husbandry, wildli: menf, and genetics.! qparific examinations tor information speciali tion Uafety; .agent, airwa; ! -tJ pecialist position in the field of catidn JAT tries fill A few jobs In foreij .'£11 Trainee Positions lied. Tie B&CU Department’s recently - bage and trash removal truck fo a familiar on the campus where It Is kept In 'm : V ,! ' Jii •Hi osi nee positions in which niay begin a career in al service in a variety of ns are junior professional t, junior management and junior agricultu: . John available in th include architecture, food tm6 gtatistician, fhr- r, hortL husbandry, 'lij !. ■■ A ;