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The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, May 22, 1953, Image 1

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Circulated Daily To 90 Per Cent Of Local Residents Battalion Published By A & M Students For 75 Years PUBLISHED DAILY IN THE INTEREST OF A GREATER A&M COLLEGE Number 76: Volume 53 COLLEGE STATION (Aggieland), TEXAS FRIDAY, MAY 22, 1953 Price Five Cents $ Margot Ann Dayton Student Senate Elects Ide Trotter President Miss Delores Fowler Patsy Rich w Joy Anna McDermett Debate Club Gives Letters, Names Officers The Debate Club’s letter- men and its 1953-54 officers were named yesterday at the club’s annual banquet in the MSC. Lettermen included Johnny Sam uels, John Wilson, Ken Scott, and Bud Whitney. Scott was named president for the coming year with Whitney as vice-president. David Bowers be came the new secretary, and Wil son was named treasurer. Joe Riddle,-president of the 1952- 53 Debate Club, reviewed the team’s activities for the' year. - Dr. Stewart Morgan, head of the English department, spoke briefly on the effect the debate organi sation has had on A&M. The banquet concluded with the jhowing of colored slides taken last February on the varsity team’s jnid-western speaking tour. Delores Fowler Named TSCW Class Beauty Delores Fowler of San Antonio was named senior class beauty of Texas State College for Women yesterday. She was honored Thursday along with other class beauties at campus ceremonies. Miss Fowler is the only student at TSCW ever to be named a class beauty twice. She had been chosen for the honor her freshman year. She was selected also as TSCW posture queen of 1953. Margot Anne Dayton of Dallas was named junior class beauty. Miss Dayton is a costume and fashion illustration major. The sophomore class is represented by Miss Anna Mc Dermett of Alvin who is a business major. Patsy Rich of Houston was selected frefehman class beauty. She is also a business major. Radio, television and newspaper personalities chose the beauties from sixteen nominees. Each of the girls will be featured in a full page of the Daedalian, the TSCW yearbook. Ransdell Will Head Annex for Summer Baccalaureate Set May 29 for Seniors Baccalaureate sermons will be held for graduating seniors, Fri day, May 29. Dr. Carlyle Marney, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Austin, will conduct the services for Engi neering, veterinary medicine and all advanced degree candidates in Guion Hall. This procession will fornv west of the Academic Build ing and south of Ross’ statue. Rev. John Donaho, pastor of the First Methodist Church in Cor pus Chrisit, will conduct the ser vices for agriculture and arts and sciences degree candidates in Sbisa Hall. This procession will form west of the Academic Build ing and north of Ross’ statue. Weather Today WARMER WEATHER TODAY: Cloudy and warmer with winds up to 30 mph. The maximum temperature will be in the lower 90’s today. The high yesterday" was 89 and the low this morning was 75, C. H. Ransdell, of the Basic Div ision, will direct both summer sessions of the A&M Junction Ad junct. The Adjunct is a combined camp and summer school for high school graduates planning to enter A&M during the fall semester. Juniors majoring in civil engineering and geology complete their required field work at the camp. Is is sponsored by the Basic Division. Adjunct Staff The Adjunct staff is composed of college- faculty and staff mem bers. With the exception of five persons who will work all summer, two groups of 12 members' each will teach each semester at the school. Staff rembers for the first se mester are * Frances McDermott, secretaiy to the director; A‘. J. Kingston, vocational and person al counselor; A. E. Denton, rem edial reading counselor; H. B. Se- grest, director of physical educa tion and recreation; Norman D. Matthews, physical education coun selor. English Counselors L. F. Hauer, director of English counselors; S. S. Cox, English counselor; C. F. Hartman, English counselor; R. R. Lyle, director of mathematics counselor; R. V. Mc Gee, mathematics counselor; and S. R. Mclnnis, chemistry counselor; Staff members attending the second semester include S. Auston Kerley, vocational and personal counselor; W. Dee Kutach, rem edial I'eading counselor; Paul M. Andrews, physical education coun selor; Joseph C. Brusse, camp counselor. C. K. Esten, director of English J counselors; J. J. Lawler, English i counselor; R. W. Ferager, English i counselor; H. B. Curtis, director of j mathematics counselors; L. M. Ho- varak, mathematics counselor; and W. S. McCulley, chemistry coun selor. Miss Erline Vaughn will be the j Adjunct nurse for both semesters. One Hundred Vets To Be Graduated One hundred veteran students will graduate this semester, said Bennie Zinn, assistant dean of men. The number of GI Bill veterans j attending A&M totals over 547, ! Zinn said. Approximately 250 veterans may j attend summer school the first i semester, Zinn said. Two hundred j veterans are expected during the j second semester, he said. Five hundred veterans may at tend A&M next fall, Zinn said, j Three hundred of these men are ex- i pected to have served in Korea, he added. Lt. Col. Frank Vaden will act as cabin counselor for the first se mester. Frances McDermott will be secre- Lt. Col. Frank Vaden will act as tary to the director for the second semester also. Segrest will head physical education activities dur ing the entire summer. Home Elects Mary Ruth, clothing specialist for the Texas Agricultural Ex tension Service, is president- elect of the Texas Home Economics As sociation. A native of Gatesville, Miss Routh received her bachelor of arts degree in home ecomomics education from TSCW in 1940. She received her master’s degree in clothing in 1947 from Columbia Universitv. Miss Routh entered extension service work as county home dem onstration agent in 1940 in Wil son County. She served as agent in Jackson County from 1943-45. Member of Many Groups A member ef Eastern Star, she also belongs to Phi Epsilon Omic- ron, professional honorary frater nity for home economists; Ameri can Home Economics Association; Epsilon Sigma Phi, honorary ex tension fraternity; and Business and Professional Women’s Club. Her work as clothing specialist includes technical training o f county home demonstration agents in tailoring and dressmaking, as well as guiding the clothing pro gram of work for Extension Serv ice. During 1952, she and Nena Record Seen In Enrollment A&M may have a record freshman enrollment for the 1953-54 school year. On May 1, a total of 690 graduating high school seniors had been accepted for enroll ment for the fall semester of 1953, said H. L. Heaton, registrar. The figure for the same date last year was 491. “This represents a 40 per cent increase over the same date last year, Heaton said. “If the applications continue | at this rate we shall have an even larger enrollment of freshmen this fall than we had with the return of the GI’s the end of World War II.” Andrew f ? ary Is New V ice-1 Yexy By CHUCK NEIGHBORS Battalion News Editor Ide P. Trotter Jr. was elected last night president of the Student Senate for 1953-54 by an operwhelming majority. Next year’s Senate vice president will be C. Andrew Gary. The recording secretary for the second year in a row will be Pat Wheat. Byron A. (Scotty) Parham was elected corresponding secretary. Parliamentarian for 1953-54 will be Seymour J. Smith, representative to the Senate from Bizzell, Smith was elected by acclamation. Larry Hoffman, New Braunfels junior, will be treasurer for next year. Carroll Phillips will be chaplain for next year. Stanton rtBell will be the Senate representa tive to the. MSC Council. Bell was also elected by acclamation. Before the election of officers began, Trotter was elected tem porary chairman. Soon after this election, he was named president of the new Senate. The Committees of the Senate next year are as follows: Student Life Representatives: Bill Rowland, Carroll Phillips, Bill Reed and T. B. Field. Texas Intercollegiate Student Association Represenatives: Scotty Parham, John Benefield, Fehrlin (Sonny) Tutt, Howard Childers and J. Frank Ford. Executive Committee: Andrew Gary (chairman), B. Vance Jr., Denny Cole, Don Dixon, Buck Is bell, Raul Garcia, Jerry Ledwig and Bob Rowland. Welcoming Committee: Larry Hoffman, Chuck Fenner, Stgn Bell, Charley Seely and Vol (Monty) Montgomery. Publicity Committee: Pat Wheat and Dave Lane . Mess Committee: The freshman class vice-president (when elected next fall), Tom Short, Raul Garcia, and Ted Uptmore. Exchange Store Committee: Ted Uptmore, W. R. (Dusty) Canon, Larry Kennedy, Leoxtard Stoltz, Jan Broderick and B; F. Vance; Hospital Committee: S. J. Smith, Wallace Eversberg, Jerry Davis, Lewis Springei* and Bill Rowland. Election Commission Representa tives: Jan Broderick, Dave Lane, Leo Draper, Charles (Buddy) Fox- worth and Wallace Birkes. Social Committee: Gil Stribling, Alton Muiphy, John Kessinger, Rodney Heath and Andrew Gary. The Senate decided to retain its first and third Thursday of the month meeting date next yeai - , al though it conflicts with home town club meetings. Tlie Senate tabled a motion to organize the seating committee for next fall’s football games. National Leaders May Speak Here Todd Named To> Coach SMU Backs 9 Dick Todd, former A&M and pro football great, was signed yesterday to coach the SMU backfield, said Head Coach Chalmer Woodard. Todd made all-conference at A&M in 1937 and 1938. He played with the Washington Redskins from 1939 - 1942, when he entered the service and added to his football laurels as outstanding ser vice player of 1943. He retired from pro football in 1948 and coached backs at A&M the next two years, re turning to the Redskins as backfield coach in 1951. He was head coach in 1952 but retired again last August. Eco Group President Roberson, also clothing specialist, worked with agents in 150 counties where clothing had been selected as a major phase of study. The work included advanced dressmak ing, children’s clothing and tailor ing. The agents trained nearly 3,000 women leaders who in turn taught more than 44,000 other women. The women reported making 1,481,- 000 dresses, 150,000 children’s garments and more than 47,000 garments for men and boys. World famous statesmen and prominent political figures may speak on the campus next year, said John Samuels, president of the MSC Council. Plans are in progress to bring one famous speaker to the campus every other month to discuss na tional and world affairs, Samuels said. The talks will be sponsored by the MSC Student Forum, a newly Election Commission Gets Keys Junior and sophomore members of the 1953 student election com mission received keys last night for their service at the meeting of the old and new members of the commission. Old members receiving keys were Raymond McBride, Leo Draper, Norman Sliva, Buck Isbell, Bill Coleman, Joe King, Blase Pantuso and Nick Alexander. Other key receivers were Jerry Ledwig, Andrew Gary, Dave Lane, Gordon Tate, John Matush and Bill Maddox. Bubba Blank, Jimmy Holder and Jimmy Earl, the three senior mem bers of this year’s commission, pre viously received copies of “The Story oT Texas A&M” at the Stu dent Senate Banquet. Problems which came up in the running of the student elections this year were discussed at the meeting, and the new commission outlined operations for next year. organized MSC activity for the study of important current issues, he added. Student Forum The Student Forum plans to work through the Dallas Council of World Affairs to obtain the speak ers, Samuels explained. The Council is a non-partisan organization which brings nation ally important personalities to Dallas to speak on current world events. It is sponsored by promin ent Dallas citizens. The MSC Student Forum hopes to make arrangements with the Council to bring these speakers to A&M after they have spoken to the Dallas group, Samuels said. Dallas Council Speakers this year at the Dallas Council have included Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and Adlai Stephenson. Hubert Whitney and John Wil son make up the planning com mittee for the MSC Forum. Whit ney is a freshman from Big Spring. Wilson is a freshman from Dallas. Samuels explained no dates for the speakers have been set. The program is only in the planning stages, he said. Study of Americanism Samuels said the Forum would like to have a full week devoted to the study of Americanism. During this time the Forum would try to bring a famous speak er to the campus each day, Samuels said. Plans would be made for the speaker to hold seminars with stu dent organizations during the day and give an open lecture at night, he explained. State SLA Chapter Meets Here Soon The Texas Chapter of the Speci al Libraries Association will meet at 10 a. m. Saturday in the Texas Engineer’s Library. This will be the first meeting to be held in the new building. The program will be arranged by Ro bert Betts, librarian. Louis J. Horn, supervisor of the Publications of the Texas Engi neering Experiment Station, will give a paper on engineering re search at land-grant colleges and its growth and literature. Few realize the enormous amount of engineering research carried on at institutions such as A&M, or the great impoi’tance of the publications issued by the engi neering experiment stations, Betts said. Dr. H. W. Barlow, dean of the school of Engineering will speak on the significance of the Texas Engineer’s Library to Registered professional engineers of the state, and its potential contribution to the economic and industrial deve lopment of Texas. Give Report A report will be given by Charles Zerwekh, librarian of the Baytown Technical Library of the Humble Oil and Refining Co., on the work shop on technical reports recently held at Catholic University in Washington. Afterwards, a luncheon for the group will be held in the MSC. A business meeting in the afternoon and a tour of the Texas Engineer’s Library will conclude the day’s program. Club Officers The officers of the chapter in clude Mabel Wilkerson, librarian of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, president; Mary Hensarl- ing, librarian of the Baroid Sales Division of the National Lead Co. Houston, vice-president and presi dent-elect. Dorothy Streidtmann, librarian of the Pasadena Public Library, secretary; and Helen Holt, libra rian of the Houston Academy of Medicine Library, treasurer. WHAT. COEDS?—Col. Ed V. Sauer, senior Quartermaster Corps Instructor, is surround ed by pretty coeds in ROTC uniform, but they aren’t Aggies. The girls are company sponsors at the University of Houston. Col. Sauer was recently head of a Federal in sponsors _ _ . _ spection team for the ROTC unit there. Vets Must Contact VA For Curricula Changes World War II and Korean vet erans must contact the Veteran’s Administration for permission to change courses or academic schools said Bennie A. Zinn, assistant dean of men. Those planning changes should report to 102 Goodwin Hall to fil« their request.