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Thursday, August 25, 1955
Three members of the Ptus-
sian group which has been
touring north and middle
western U.S. farming areas
will visit A&M soon.
According to information from
D. A. (Andy) Adam, administra
tive assistant for foreign pro
grams, Texas Agricultural Exten
sion Service, the group will be in
San Antonio Thursday to buy 40
or more head of Santa Gertrudis
After they buy the cattle they
will come to A&M to see the col
lege hei'ds and to talk with staff
members. While here they will
plan the next phase of their tour,
to see hereford and shorthorn cat
This visit is a result of the re
cent flying trip which Vladimir W.
Matskevich, first deputy minister
of agriculture for the U.S.S.R.,
made to Texas recently. He was
particularly impressed with the
Santa Gertrudis breed, which was
developed by King Ranch and is
the only breed of beef cattle to be
developed completely in America.
In the party which will visit the
campus ai'e: Youri Golubash, live
stock specialist with the group;
Dimitri Kostuchin, commercial
counselor to the Russian embassy
in Washington, and Georgi Bolsh
akov of TASS news agency.
The group was met in San An
tonio by a delegation headed by
Bob Briggs, San Antonio contrac
tor and vice-president of the San
ta Gertrudis Breeders’ Internation
al, and R. P. Marshall of Kings
ville, t-xeeutive secretary for the
Twenty-nine boys began
football workouts Monday at
A&M Consolidated High
School under new coach Hor
ace Shaffer. Their first
rough workout was Wednesday.
Two-hour workouts are being
held twice each day to prepare the
team for their first game here
Sept. 9 with Hempstead.
Nine of last year’s lettermen,
five of whom were starters, are re
turning. They rj+e Garland An-
drews, Norman Floeck, Manuel
Gai’cia, Dick Hickman, feobby
Johnson, Ed Linton, Alfred Lin
ton, Jack McNeely and Bobby
Newcomers who are looking
good in practice, according to
Shaffer, are quai'terback Edgar
Feldman, fullback Billy Kavan-
augh, center Steadman David and
right halfback Bill Hall.
The record of the team last year
was five won and five lost during
the season. In district play they
won two and lost three.
Abrams in Ag Ed
Dr. Earl H. Knebel will join the
Department of Agricultural Edu
cation at A&M Sept. 1. He re
places Dr. Morris N. Abrams, who
recently resigned to accept a po
sition in Louisiana.
Knebel received his Doctor of
Education degree in August from
Oklahoma A&M with a major in
educational administration and ag
For six years he taught at Ham
ilton, where he compiled an ex
cellent record as a teacher of voca
tional agriculture. It was during
this period in 1951, that he receiv
ed the MS degree from Texas A&M.
During the past year Knebel has
served on the staff of the Agricul
tural Education Department at Ok
His doctoral dissertation dealt
with “An Annalysis of Factors
Contributing to Effective Programs
of Vocational Agriculture.”
Wives of Officers
To Hold Luncheon
The regular monthly luncheon
of the Oifficers’ Wives Club will
be held at The Oaks at 12:30, on
Thursday, Sept. 1.
Reservations may be made by
calling one of the hostesses not
later than Tuesday noon, Aug. 30.
The hostesses are Mrs. M. D. Wel-
ty, 4-4154; Mrs. H. Pate, 4-7947;
and Mrs. J. L. Minear, 6-4854.
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