The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 19, 1951, Image 2

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Page 2 So He Says 0'Daniel For President, feiday, October is, 1951 He Announces Battalion Editorials Battalion Answers ‘Campus Revolt'— Biased Anti-Demo Propaganda Douglas Report By TOM ROUNTREE Battalion Editorialist particularly because he slaps at Huie proceeds to inform us that the Soviet leanings of Roosevelt FDR but because he is obvious- the majority of intelligent men in he gives the impression that the US’s Stand In World Affected TCU and Sportsmanship good feeling between our two schools. In a letter to Grady Smallwood, president of the Student Senate, they have invited our representatives, the Student Senators, to be their guests at the game. ly so biased that he almost gives this country recognized the Soviet The editorial by William Huie the impression that if he can’t regime’s nature as early as 1932 which will appear in The American find something bad to say about but fails to mention that there Mercury has' many good points the individual, he won’t say any- ng. Of course FDR made mistakes. Dallas, Oct. 19—(•#>)—All games of chance were closed on the mid way of the State Fair of Texas yesterday. [ Meanwhile the fair celebrated b u t in inspecting the information thin W/HILE WE have been in our little ivory towers trying to but the gambl f ng clamp down ap- not^^revamug^throughouT what How could he do anything else ” preach the good in sportsmanship; we were beat to the parently had no connection. could have been an informing and and still be human? But the worth punch. TCU has made the first step in trying to boost the Wr lymniefout wo T rthwh ! ] 1 - e ai S cle - , °^ uch statements as “A"condition |. 01 mer &en -' w • F 66 u L ' anl ®i > out In reading the article it almost of his marriage was that his wife s Vi lum a way he thinks new^Demo- bo jj s down, with the exception of estate should bear half the ex- article is where Huie states, “We ^ a few paragraphs, to a very biased pense of the household—a condi- regard power as suspect and bu- anti-Democratic piece of propa- tion which should interest the psy- reaucracy as evil. We believe that ganda. chiatrist who considers either w hen free men neglect to police The first paragraphs consist of Eleanor or Elliott.” and change their governments, a nostalgic history of Huie’s days Such comments are faintly re- they soon lose the freedom to as an undergraduate student at miniscent of the type information police and change. We are aware were quite a few, both Democratic and Republican, so called intelli gent people who hopped on the “What Wonderful People the Russ- kys Are” bandwagon during the last global conflict. One of the brighter spots in the By J. M. ROBERTS, JR. AP News Analyst The report of the Douglas Sen- cratic party can be set up to beat “Happy Harry.” O’Daniel said he was willing to run for president. The games- were closed by Dal las police and county officers. „.. . . ... i P The decision to close them was This is not the only thing, as you will notice from the ma d e earlier in the diav bv the TC Tt • r vv “ .;r v< TmC“M 7/ *777 “V.Y •” c civvaic J J cauiei. m ine ua,y uy uie tbe University of Alabama with that former editor of The Mercury, 0 f the dilemmas of our time; we board, i hev de- more than a little petty mud sling- H. L Mencken, was prone to spew willing to compromise and, in ing at FDR for. embellishment. forth. Perhaps those little pet- a few limited cases, to use govern- This is the first instance, where ty comments have a place but only ment as a means to a desirable end. you began to doubt the worth of if it is something other than muck- But our primary concern remains letter in the adjoining column. They have gone to a great Fau 3 executive boaid. They de . , „ , , . cided the games constituted gamb- deal of trouble to look after our needs while m Fort Worth. i ng . Closed were 44 concessions. A Kisking personal mconvience they have invited our men to ., . m i * • i ii • -j. i 45th in which you throw baseballs stay m their dormitories. The Aggies have also been invited to drop a Negro into a tank of to their dances on Friday and Saturday night—and for those water was permitted to continue, who would prefer night clubs they are working on a special bingo, age and weight guessers some of the things he says. Not raking. OUR OWN "HEARTBREAK RIDGE” club. All of this adds up to traits of being a good host—or a good sportsman. Now the ball is ours. We will have two days to either make a goal or to make A&M look bad. It is a time to thank TCU for their consideration. Thanks from A&M. and mouse-in-the-hole game. O’Daniel told the WCTU. That there was just one curse greater than the curse of drink—“the New Deal curse.” He added: in most cases when a person gets drunk they get over dt. On the company, he said, when a person goes New Deal they seldom if ever get over it. Labor Violence Threatens East, West Coast Docks By Associated Press Rumblings of possible labor vio lence spread along waterfronts in New York and along the West Cpast Thursday. Elsewhere on the labor front, pickets appeared at plants of the four major breweries in St. Louis and a strike of CIO Electrical Workers closed down the Erie Reg ister Corp. plant in Erie, Pa. The fourth straight day of a union opposed dock strike in New fice workers. York saw the stoppage leap-frog to more docks in Brooklyn and virtually halt operations in the entire Hudson River waterfront on Manhattan’s west side. Violence threatened. The dispute, sparked by unrest over a newly ratified contract, crippled defense and commercial shipping alike. Frisco Waterfront Threat of the Hyde Park Brewers Asso- A dispute which a company ciation, the Griesedieck Brothers spokesman said stemmed from Brewery Co., and three plants of work standards closed down the Ford assembly plant in Kansas City and some 1,200 employes the Falstaff Brewing Corp. Brewry Halts Production A dispute invovling CIO unions halted all production Wednesday at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery in St. Louis, idling 6,000 workers. An AFL union spokesman said earlier the Teamsters Union is seeking to organize non-union of- In the Erie Register strike, the CIO International Union of Electri cal Workers accused the company of “hedging tactics” in negotiat ing a contract. In Detroit, 200 idle CIO 1 workers at the Hammond Standish Co., packing plant, agreed to return to work for two weeks without pay so the firm could get back on its feet financially. The plant shut down Aug. 14, blaming govern- The San Francisco waterfront ment controls. Company officials was threatened with its biggest battle since the bloody dock strike of 1934. New York’s Joseph P. Ryan, president of the AFL Internation al Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) has announced the open ing of a drive to wrest control of the Pacific Coast stevedores from Harry L. Bridges, head of the International Longshoremen’s and Warehousemen’s Union. Pickets affiliated with the Ware house and Distribution Workers Local 688 of the AFL Teamsters Union in St. Louis picketed plants also agreed to work without pay. withdrew. The spokesman said the original dispute involved six opera tors. Striking CIO' United Auto Work ers voted to return at Wright Aero nautical Corp. Plants in Wood ridge and Garfield, N. J., on a “re cess basis.” Some 10,000 workers are affect ed. The 23 day strike idled pro duction on jet engines and spare parts. A union spokesman said the re turn to work was a recess in the strike pending further negotiations oyer wages. And at Indiana Harbor, Ind., 18,000 workers of the Inland Steel Company have been idled with the walkout of 96 men. The strike started Monday over a dispute in incentive pay rates on a new line put into operation six months ago. our traditional freedom, and we prefer to err on the side of the individual responsibility which freedom demands.” A major portion of the article is devoted to saying that Ache- son is a modern Benedict Arnold. Huie tells of Acheson’s pre-White House days when he was, as Huie says, “Supporting Roosevelt in the hope of seducing young men with a spurious “security” and deliv ering them to a chain gang.” Throughout the editorial there only reason that, as he says, Ache- son and Hiss were able to per suade Roosevelt to “deliver Eu- raria” to Stalin was Roosevelt ^ was aging and tiring. The two con- a ^ e Committee on ethics and moral cepts don’t seem to follow each standards m government brings m- 0 j- ber to focus a situation affecting not In the last paragraphs of the ed- on '/ a , domestic operation, but the itorial, we again come upon a na 4 ian s entire standing m the bright spot when Huie calls for w< 7, . . , . , ,, , Americans to once again become . Washington is constantly appeal, indididuals with the guts to fight ! n S country for unity in lac, for what they want rather than problems. Yet by their ac he wards of the government. J lon ? 9 u ^j lc 7 ia s a T e . co ? s .^ ant ^ With the good information that tearing down the pobhc faith on is placed in spots throughout the which unity must be based, editorial, it is too bad that Huie President Truman twice this had to engage in the type of at- week has taken issue with the cri- tack that characterizes such peo- tics. In his Wake Forest College pie as Bilbo, Rankin, and Robert address he inveighed against those McCormick. It seems to be little who say “that there is no honor more, for that reason, than a piece or loyalty left in the land.” of political propaganda which Nevertheless, callous political gives you some palatable and ac- trickery for personal profit, and ceptable truths in an effort to get sometimes worse, has been brought you to swallow, unthinkingly, the to light in practically every de swill along with it. partment of the government, fed- Huie is right in that it is time era! and local, for a revolt on the political scene, The Douglas Committee pointed but the revolt should be one out that the public and Congress against not only machine politics condones this and the business men but yellow-dog Democratism and who get involved with public fig- Republicanism. ures in such deals are just as It is time the American people much to blame, started voting for and electing Religious and civic leaders have been just as alarmed about per- individuals and not parties re gardless of whether the parties are sonal morality. The Jessee Jones are several inconsistancies which Texas Regulars, Democrats, Re- and Forrestal diaries bear testi- are apparent. One of the more publicans, States-Righters, or the mony to political shenanigans in glaring is when after talking of WCTU. deciding the gravest affairs. Here!; your Life Truman For Proxy? Maybe Yes, Maybe No Everywhere you go you'll see more and more Dr. Pepper vendors these days. There, waiting for you is a real “lift for life"—a stimulat ing, thirst-quenching Dr. Pepper to give you both pep and pleasure faster! Frosty cold, sparkling, delicious... Dr. Pepper "lifts" your energy within 2 to 8 minutes. Peps you up when you’re low. No wonder everyone loves it. Look for Dr. Pepper and this handsome green vendor when you want a real lift for life! Internal Revenue Agents Caught Not Paying Taxes Suez Canal Washington, Oct. 19—(A 3 )—One internal revenue agent was sus pended last night for refusing to tell about his Jour bank accounts, while another affluent tax man blithly explained he had hit the daily double twice. The suspended man is Mordecai Miller, New York agent, who was and $600 TV set because he hit the daily double at Belmont Park for $6,616 in 1950 and 1951. He also volunteered the infor mation that he failed to report about $2,000 in horse race winnings on his income tax returns between 1946 and 1949 because he was afraid it would “jeopardize my Washington, Oct. 19—(A 5 )—Pres ident Truman said today his de cision whether to seek, reflection will be made public when he deems it politically expedient. He indi cated this would not be before mid-January. In a fast and good-natured ex change. with reporters at a news conference, Mr. Truman reiterat ed he had made up his mind but he would, choose his own time to announce his intentions. Discussing other President said: matters, the accused by one witness of asking pension.” money to settle the witness’s tax It was a full day of develop- troubles. ments for the committee, prob- Internal Revenue Commissioner ing deeper into the activities of John B. Dunlap cracked down on federal tax collectors in Boston Miller after he balked at answer- and New York, ing questions before a House Ways A Massachusetts lawyer testi- -and Means subcommittee investi- f iec } that Denis Delaney, while col- gating widespread scandals in the i ector 0 f internal revenue at Bos- tax-gathering service. _ ton, picked up $3,000 on the side Dunlap said he had promised the hy making introductions to influ- bodies of two Eg’ypticin soldiers House group the full cooperation of gntiul people in Washington, were found early today on the his bureau and “I intend to see Suex-Ismailia highway, 10 miles that this promise is fulfilled.” south of Ismailia. A British Army Another New York agent, Ralph spokesman said no incident had P. Demayo, told the investigators been reported Thursday night or he was able to buy a $3,000 car Friday in the area where the bod- (Continued from Page 1) on, apparently with an automatic wespon, between Ismailia and Tel- El-Kebir. No damage was report ed. Egyptian authorities in Ismailia announced that the bullet-riddled • He is concerned over the fate of the tax increase bill and hopes Congress will pass an adequate measure because it has a, tremend ous effect on the budget. • A statement made by Gen. Douglas MacArthur yesterday in Miami was not based on fact and the general knew it. MacArthur had had a “secret plan” to permit Formosa to fall to the Chinese Reds and give Red China a seat in the United Nations. The general said he had “wrecked” this plan. He had no comment today on the President’s rejoinder. ® He (the President) is stand ing by his statement that a Rus sian agreenient is not worth the paper it is written on. A previous remark to that effect had been cited by Soviet Foreign Minister Vishinsky in an effort to show the United States is not really seeking peace. ® He did not want William M. Boyle Jr. to quit and no matter what is being said about Boyle it is his health that caused him to resign as chairman of the Demo cratic National Committee. Asked if Gov. Sidney McMath of Arkan sas was under consideration for Boyle’s job, the Px-esident said he said some leaders in this country had not had time to think about a successor’. ies were found. In Alexandria 16 demonstrators were wounded in the legs when po lice fired to break up a student demonstration. Britain barred Egyptian troops from the Suez Canal area yester- advance notice. A spokesman said Curry Chosen President Of Bell County Club Another witness refused to talk. Daniel Friedman, a New York in surance agent accused of splitting fees with Delaney, pleaded any thing he said might tend to in criminate him. Notes From Grad School The first thing determined about Bob Curry, senior from Belton, was elected president of the Bell County A&M Club at a meeting Wednesday night in the MSC. Other officers elected were: Newcomers Club Party Successful ® That he is against sin too. This, was his tart rejoinder to an outline of 1952 issues given by Sen. Taft when the Ohioan threw his hat into the ring for the GOP presidential nomination last Tues day. Taft had said the main issues would be greater freedom as op posed to increases in federal pow- a graduate student’s application er and spending, honesty and in- and his undergraduate college rec- tegrity in government, and “mis- ord is that he has a Bachelor’s de- takes” of judgment by the admin- gree from a standard institution istration in conducting foreign arid was in good standing there. If policy, the record shows he was dismissed the action was necessary because James Matush, Temple, vice pres- Egypt has an arms division in the jdent; John McCoy, Temple, sec Sinai Peninsula, East of the Canal. (In London Britain tartly warn ed Egypt she would hold the Cairo government responsible for riot damage to British property in the Suez Canal and elsewhere in Egypt.) from and previous school, that school must assure us that his record has been cleared arid, he would be recommended by them for continued training. The application for admission must be accompanied by complete transcripts of each school the in- ple, sergeant at arms and George Van Tassel, Canasta; and Alyce dividual has attended. Students TTnnvov TomrUn rcirKnrnonfur’iyn Palmer and Dot Eldvirlfre. first, and Horn schools other than A&M lUUot LPLi ABNER Good Night, Sweet Prince High score winners at the New comers Club bridge and canasta retary; Granville Edwards, Rog-Tparty yesterday in the YMCA ers, treasurer; Mike Moore, Tern- South Solarium were Mrs. Paul TOMORROW’S THE BIG GAME WITH BARVAR^THE BARTENDER'S COLLEGE.V' THEY'RE TOUGH—BUT WE'RE COUNTING ON YOUR SUPERHUMAN STRENGTH.'/’ GOOD S-SHO' NUFF7/’ (-"AH IS TOO \ PROUD T‘LETANVONE KNOW \ AH IS SO STARVED A ER/ENDLV SLAP K/N BOWL ME OVERT--) By A1 Capp HA/N'T HAD NOTH IN' T'EAT SINCE AH LOST TH' DOG PATCH HAM. EFAH DON'T DIE O’ V STAR - VAV-SHUN TONIGHT, > AH'LL BE KILT BT TH'BARVARDS TOMORROW" SOME FUTURE^) Thursday of each month. The Battalion Lawrence Sullivan Ross, Founder of Aggie Traditions "Soldier, Statesman, Knightly Gentleman" The Associated Press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in the paper and local news of spontaneous origin published herein. Rights of republication of all other matter herein are also reserved. JOHN WHITMORE :.Editor Joel Austin Managing Editor Bill Streich News Editor Frank Davis City Editor Allen Pengelly Assistant News Editor Bob Selleck Sports News Editor William Dickens Feature Editor T. H. Baker, E. R. Briggs, A1 Bruton, Norman Campbell, Mickey Cannon. Monte Curry, Dan Dawson, Bob Fagley, Benny Holub, Howard Hough, Jon Kinslow, Bryan Spencer, Ide Trotter, John Robards, Carol Vance, Edgar Watkins, Berthold Weller, Jerry Wizig, Raymond York News and Feature Writers Bob Cullen, Jack Brandt Cartoonists Frank Scott Quarterback Club Director Jim Jenson Photographer Pat LeBlanc, Hugh Phillips, F. T. Scott, Chuck Neighbors, Gus Becker, Joe Blanchette, Ed Holder.... Sports News Writers John Lancaster ‘.Chief Photo Engraver Hoover, Temple, parliamentarian. Palmer and Dot Eldridge, first and , . , - Club members voted to hold second high bridge scorers. present two such transcripts from meetings the second and fourth Audrey Watson, hostess, poured eac ^ scho01 - 0. ae , oi: becomes - - - " - coffee, and was assisted in enter- a pu-manent file m the Registrar s taining by Ruth Davis, Inez Hall % [tlc F The other remains m the and Juanita Thompson. The coffee Graduate School olfree. was served with little cakes at a These transcripts are used to table decorated with orange and compute to student’s grade point black appointments in a Halloween ratio. motif. The student’s major department A business meeting before the is then asked to calculate his grade game hour was presided over by point average in his major field the club president, Louise Rotsch. She announced that the member ship drive will be continued through Oct. 27, since many new comers to the A&M campus still wish to join. Newcomers may contact Mrs. Rotsch, Mrs. J. B. Page, or Mrs. Wm. H. LeRoy, to pay dues and have their names included in the club year book. The roster is now being compiled by Mrs. Page, for the annual. Announcement was made con cerning the evening party for New comers, their husbands and guests, at the MSC, Nov. 7. The Singing Cadets will present a program be fore the social hour. and the directly supporting fields. In the case of students from other institutions-or students , who seek to change their major, the applications and transcripts are then sent to the Dean of the ap propriate undergraduate school. In that office the student’s courses are checked against the curriculum required here for an undergraduate degree in the field the student now wishes to major in at the graduate level. Courses required in the un dergraduate program here not showing on the transcript present ed are listed as annapent defficien- cies. Russel Hagens . Advertising Manager be made by Nov/5, by calling any Robert Haynle. Advertising Representative of the club officers. It is then possible to tell the Reservations for the party must student about how much under graduate prerequisite work he will be expected to trike.