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drive of the Collene Station Develc
B. Adams,
Development Asso
ciation and Chamber of Commerce, congratulate
S. A. Lipscomb, College Station druggist, who
was among the first businessmen to send in
membership du «. Coll
isation set a goal of
tawed before midnight
per family mj>mbershi
membership. CTomtnei
portion to the
it's civic organ-
members to be regls-
rch 11.1 Dues are $6
or $5 (for individual
establishments give in
site of {heir busiij
Manners Series
Begins Tonight
With First Talk
The first in a series of 4 talks
on manners and socal customs will
be given tonight at 7:16/ in the
Chemistry Lecture Room by Mrs.
Fred Smith, Her topic will be “The
Value of Courtesy in Everyday
An invitation to attend the talks
was extended by Senior Claat pres
ident Bobby Byington to all stu
dents, student wives, and residents
of College Station and Bryun,
Tha talks, together with a spec
ial show of the latest trends in
man's clothing, ara being spon
sored by the Senior Class. This
L year of the coarse.
Lufkin Scribe
Will Speak To
Sena te Names Five
As TISA Delegates
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Vice-president and General
Manager of the Lufkin Daily
News, W. R. Beaumier, will
address a journalism assem
bly Tuesday, at 7:30 p.m., in
the YMCA Cabinet Room. His topic
will^be “Your Newspaper is You’’.
^ Beaumier went to work in 1924
on the San Antonio Express. He
* . stayed in the newspaper business
for 16 years, 10 years of which
he spent on-the Express. He was
. sports editor, night city editor,
„ ' and hews editor of various papers.
He was. news editor of the Gal
veston Tribune and city editor of
the Galveston News at various
times. For a time he was tele
graph editor “of the Beaumont
~ Journal, and In 1940 he quit the
newspaper field temporarily and
served for one year aa Trade Ex
tension and Convention Secretary
ofthe Beaumont Chamber of Cbm-
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Five official delegates to the
Texas Intercollegiate Students As-
ociation, meeting in Waco April
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•21 and 22, were elected by the
Student Senate in its meeting last
week. ■'
Keith Allsup, senate president,
Allan Eubank, Charles Kirkham,
Bill Parse and Charlie Royalty
were the delegates elected. Three
alternates were also named. They
are Bill Moss, Harry Raney and
Llbyd Manjeot.
nofficial delegates to the con
vention were instructed to register
ith Allsup before April 1.
Tom Calhoun and other senators
visit. They met a group of Prairie
View students and were conducted
on a sightseeing tour of the cam
pus. The A&M delegation, consist
ing of several student 1 govern
ment members and student publi
cations men, invited Prairie View
students to visit a senate meeting!
here add to look over A&M publi-
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year, but that TCU be requested to
consider having A&M send a male
representative next year, ,
Eubank reported that the organ
ization bf A&M Mother’s Clubs has
selected, their mother of the Year.
She will be recognized also as the
Aggie Mother of 1960. Previously,
the social committee had recom-
(See SENATE, Page 4)
Tha manners course ia divided
into three phases this year. By
ington said. The first consists of
the four “master” lectures to
which the public is invited. The
second phase consists of ten min
ute talks to be given by cadet
seniors in rpilitary science classes.
Cadet Talks
The cadet talks are to be based
on the “master” lectures and all
cadets planning to make class
room talks were asked by Bying
ton to attend the “master” lec
The third phase of the manners
course will be the clothing show.
Foley’s Brothers of Houston has
offered to stage the show. It is
tentatively set for March 22. Fa-
ley’s has. iasked for ten cadets
to help in staging the ehow. In
addition, several models from the
store will join the cast of the show
and model ladies sports and even-
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ing clothing.
Other Talks
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The second of the “master” lec
tures will be given in the Chem- 1
istry Lecture Room Wednesday
evening. Mrs. R. M. Sherwood will
speak on “Manners in the Home”,
Mrs. Sherwood will also deliver the
final “master” lecture on March
16 when she speaks on “Intro
ductions and Social Cuatoma.”
Wendell R. Horsley, director of
the Placement Office, is the third
speaker for the four talk series.
Ills subject will be “Getting That
Job You Want”. His talk is sche
duled for Monday, March 13.
All the lectures open to the pub
lic will begin at 7:16, Byington
said They will a|l be given in the
Chemistry ] Lecture Room. The
men’s clothing show will be held
in Guion Half
A team from Foley’s will be on
the campus next week to make
preliminary arrangements for the-
show. The ten cadets who will aid
in staging the show will be taken
to Foley’s in Houston later this
month where they will be fitted in
the clothing they will wear. All the
items of men’s clothing will come
from the Varsity Shop of Foley’s.
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Mary Louise Liles of Houston, center, was selec
ted by a group of faculty-staff judges as Sweet
heart of the Sophomore Class at the Saturday
night Ball. Dick Ingels, class president, bears a
pleased smile as he completes; presentation of the
Mary Louise Liles Selected
Sophomore Class Sweetheart
gift, a large bouquet of roses, and the rus-
ry kiss to Miss Liles. At the left is one of
the five other finalists, Mary Margaret Smith of
In 1942 ho went to Lufkin ns cations facilities.
manager of the Lufkin Chamber of
Commerce. Two years Inter ho took
over as managing editor of the
Lufkin Dally News, n
which he holds t|)dny.
Is president of the
ry Club nnd n diroet-
’ Lufkin Rotary
nr nf the North nnd East Texus
i Press AUsoclat^n.
, He has n daughter, Mnry Lou,
‘ S‘ho is a junior journnllmn major
St Texas University.
All Jhiimalism students nnd oth-
irs interested in writing arc In-
■ cited to the, meeting.
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Aggie Footballers will have a
chance to defeat SMU on a Cot
ton Bowl Field planted by an Ag-
gie. .
1 In the past, the Cotton Bowl
“has been noted for its poor turf.
This was all- changed, however,
When Maurice L. Bryant, ’35, was
hired last April. j
Through constant j effort, Bry
ant, a landscapt arts graduate,
established a string stand of lush
hardy Burmuda grass. The Cotton
Bowl now has. What is considered
by maney, the blest gridiron turf
in the country.
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No Duchess
The senate overwhelmingly de-j
fettled a motion to send a duchess!
to the Cotton. Ball. Principal op-
position to" the motion was that
the senate was not n social orgnn-
Allsup, with the approval of the
senate, named the Welcoming (’pin-
mlttee to work with college offi
cials in planning nnd holding this
yehr’s Aggie Muster on Anrll 21
The senate Instructed Allstip to
wijlte letters of appreciation to
thtjs churches of pastors who parti
cipated in Religious Emphasis
Week here. T . i
The hospital committee was di-
dected -by the senate to investi
gate the method used by the hos
pital to inform professors of hos
pitalized students why the student
would not be in class. The hospi
tal; committee, after this investi
gation, will submit to the senate
recommendations on improving the
present method of informing in
The Exchange Store committee
reported it is working on a plan
to provide a better used book mar
ket on the campus.
TCU Reoresentative;
Allan Eubank,^ social committee
chairman, told the senator of an
invitation from TCU to send * re
presentative to their annual Spring
Formal. The invitation requested
a girl representative. Eubank am
the senate agreed that a represen
tative from TSCW be sent this
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Senate’s G. C. Drive Opens Today
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The Student
Campus Chest
opened today wit
set-up, aimed at
one 1 the campus
Senate’s S4,000
drive -forjmally
today with a complex,drive
imed at reaching evej-yone
campus at least once,
ain. arm of the drive is indi
canvassing jfor contributions
of- all dormitories by representa
tives from each floor or raihp.
Otiher drive methods include a
7:|10 Tuesday night show in Guion
Hall made up of a screening of
“We’ve Never Been Licked” and
music by Dean |H. W. Barlow’s
faculty band.
jib •' addition, contribution tables
will be set up : in the -Academic
Buildingiand Agriculture Building,
and contribution jars will be placed
in the principal campus eateries
and coffee shops. ! i
All plans for soliciting are be
ing engineered by Monty Montgom
ery, drive chairman for the sen
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Division Of the $4,000 hoped for
by the senate, will be half for the
Twelfth Man Scholarship, which
will send a deserving high school
graduate through A&M; one fourth
to be placed in a local contingency
fund for use on the campus; and
the last quarter to the WI5SF fund
to gid students in war-rav
eigti countries.
Any size contribution is
needed, Montgomery said
quota is estimated on a
61 per
piged for-
u "gently
but the
b isis of
man for the entiri itudent
Most of the soliciatiorl vill be!
conducted today, Tuesda y, and
Wednesday, Montgomery said, or
until everyone has been cortacted.
“This is the only time ;his year
that campus-wide solicitations will
be made, and we hope ei
will participate in giving),”
gomery concluded
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ei eryone
spring social season as the Class
of ’62 took to the floors of Sbisa
for the Sophomore Sweetheart
types of music, hot and smooth,
for the second-year men, their
dates and their guests.
' Mary Louise Liles of Houston
was selected Sweetheart of the
Ball after a vote of the judges.
Miss Liles, was escorted to the
Ball by Charles Mqchala of “B”
Flight Air Force.
Sweetheart Nominee*
Six nominees had! been selected
earlier in the week for finalists
in the contest, Otht^r entries were
Miss Mary Kay Jkekson of Dal
las, escorted by Grover Elltspr
of the White Bund; : :Mlss Anita
McDonald, also of Dallgiipwho Was
the weekend date of Tom Mahr ty
of "A" Coast Artillery; Mary Mar
garet Smith, of Anitleton, entry ISf
Thurmond Munaoh, "A" ASA
8hiijl(>y Walker of Paducah, 5s-
corted by Carl Monger, "A” Ath
letic company; and Jean Richard
son,I ' another Houston entry, the
dntu of Jock Brandt of “A” Flight
Air I Force.
Ralph Rowe, chairman
sweetheart selection commit
emceed the introduction of the
tet of finalists. Each of the En
tries was brought upon the stage,
interviewed by Rowe, and scru
tinized by judges and audience.
After another intermission, R.
A. “Dick” Ingels, sophomore class
president, stepped upon the podium
and brought the finalists once more
to the bandstand. Miss Liles was
then announced the winner. Ingels
presented the new sweetheart with
a gift from the class, a large
bouquet of red roses, and the cus
tomary kiss. , T ~
Surprise Appearance
Patsy Cater, sweetheart of {he
class at its Freshman Ball l^s
year, was also brought front and
center by Rowe. “It’s just been
wonderful being your sweetheart,”
Miss Cater saijl in a quiet And
slow voice.
Judges for tht contest were IDr.
M. T. Hairing on, dean of the
college and piesidrtot-elect; Dr.
J. P. Abbott, d >an of the School
orf Arts and Science; Howard W.
Barlow, dean of Engineering; Gra
dy Elms, assistant director of Stu-
One of the irost attractive and
unique displays (ever seen in Sbisa
was the center of attractions at
the Ball. Situated at the south end
of the hall was i large table, hold
ing a “Class of 1962” carved out
in ice, with the letters measuring
about a foot hiigh. The table was
elaborately dec mated with rose*
covering the fiont and gladiolus
the back.
The display vas prepared j per
sonally by eln* i president Irjijoltj,
with the assistance of Dave Nel-
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The entire ha l was eovored; with
crepe paji<«r< < raped from side
to side. The dm oration committee,
headed hy Erli Carlson, nsetl a
green and yel ow color scheme,
with balloons extending froth the
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The Ball waij well attended by
the class metrbers. Including a
goodly sprinkli ig of \non-fbdrpa
members. \
Another attraction of the pre
sentation ceremonies wn* ttvinock
duel staged by Harold Cottlo and
Rick-Wescott. r, he pair jumped to
the ttUge after Ingels had ¥ii
the sweetheart and insisted
doing likewise. The duel folltr ...
with the two—l oth tumblers—dis
playing their talents on a mat,
before they we e chased away by
a pseudo-femal *.
nisied 1 on
Miss Reni Haupt Ls
Study Club Duchess
Miss Reni I aupt, a freshman
at the Univenity of Texas, was
elected duchess to the Cotton Ball
'by the Campu^ Study Club, Mrs.
J, E. Poore, importer announced.
Miss Nancy Blank, a senior at
Stephen F. Austin High School
was,elected alternate to the Ball,
at”' the Thursdi iy luncheon.
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Vny of
Kirb' .
turor, will hold h twi
conference on "The
Jeratln Thin Hour o. L
CriHla," In CoIIoko Station and!
Hryan Wednesday, acenrldlhg In)
Reverend Robert Sneed, assM'latei
pastor of the College Station First)
Methodist Church.
"The Way’ of Total Allegiance"! •
will be I’ago’s first talk, at 7 pJ
m. In- the First Methodist Church
of College Station. At H p. m.-, he
will speak in the First Christiaii
Church of Bryan on thk> “Way
•if Power and Joy",
The American Friends Servlel-
Committee, aided, hy the local
churches. Sponsor! these Confetf
■cnees us part of their world-wide,
ivon-seeturittn program of relief
ahd reconciliation which gained. 1..
the 1947 Nobel Peace Prize. : j-
>cai churches cooperating with
the AESC are the Wesley Found
tion of College Station, and Up
First Mvthodist, the First Christ
tioh andVSt, Paul’s Methodis
Churches,qf Bryan.
The United | Nations recognized
the impartial and effective wojk
of the CommiXtee when it invited
the friends to odminister an ex
tensive refugee \elief program |n
Southern Palestine: on behalf
the UN.
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