The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 25, 1955, Image 1

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The Battalion Number 36: Volume 55 COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1955 Price Five Cents CLOSE CALL—Baylor quarterback Bobby Jones barely gets his pass away before being clobbered by an unidentified Aggie lineman. At right is Dennis Goehring (No. 62). Who’s Who Nominations Now Open For This Year Nominations for this year’s Who’s Who are now being accep ted and will continue through Oct. 31. Nominations for members of the Corps of Cadets may be turned in to battalion and group command ers, who will turn them over to Barry Kennedy, co-chaiimian of the Who’s Who Selection Commit tee of the Student Life Committee. Senate Vacancies Op en For Filings Filings for vacancies in the stu dent senate are now open. Appli cations may be obtained in the student activities office on the sec ond floor of Goodwin Hall. 1 The positions open are tor one senator from the civilian section of Hart Hall, Bizzell Hall, the ci vilian section of Dorm 16 and one senator for the senior class. Candidates must have attended A&M for two previous semesters, have a one point grade point ra tio, live in the dorm or area he represents and be willing to serve ftie remainder of this school year. Filing for the positions will close Oct. 29 and the election will be held Wednesday, Nov. 2. Ballot boxes will be located in the lounge of Hart Hall, the first floor of Biz zell, the first floor of dorm 16 and the senior class box will be placed in the hall of the Student Center near the Post Office en trance. Voting will last from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on election day. TV Film Executive To Speak Tonight 1 Bob Gray, in charge of the news film operation of KPRC-TV, Hous ton, will speak in the A&M Jour nalism Department tonight after yell practice. A former newspaper reporter, photographer, radio newsman and free-lancer, Gray will speak on “Dough in TV News.” All students interested in the news aspect of television are en couraged to attend. * The program is sponsored by the A&M chapter of Sigma, Delta Chi. Weather Today x CLEAR Forecast for this area is clear after a cold spell late last night of 39 degrees. Yesterday’s high *was 71 degrees with a reading of 66 degrees at 10 a.m. today. For civilian candidates, nomina tions can be turned in to ramp representatives and Civilian Stu dent Council members. There will not be a box for nom inations in the Memorial Student Center this year as there was last year. Candidates must have at least a 1.5 grade point ratio. The Reg istrars Office will be the final au thority as to classification and grade ratio. The number selected, according to SLC rules, is not to exceed one per cent of the total classified juniors and seniors en rolled this semester. Students shall be chosen on the basis of popular ity, leadership and participation in activities. Students should turn in the en tire first and last names and the middle initial, i.e., no “nicknames.” The Who’s Who winners will be selected from approved nominees by the Student Life Committee at its Dec. 12 meeting. Members of the Who’s Who Se lection Committee are as follows: UN’s Importance Told at Observance Speaking at the tenth birthday celebration of the United Nations, held Friday night in the YMCA, Dr. J. H. Bass of the History De partment spoke on the importance of the accomplishments of the Uni ted Nations, explaining its role as a mediator in inter-national dis turbances such as the trouble over oil in Iran. About 50 students, faculty mem bers and wives attended the party held by the A&M United Nations Club. Refreshments were served to those attending. On exhibit were clothing, uten sils and other collections from var ious countries around the world. Dr. C. C. Doak, sponsor, showed slides of how the UN was born, starting with the League of Na tions in 1919, its failure, the birth of the UN after the second World War, and its present membership of 60 nations. The next meeting of the UN Club will be Nov. 4. Fall Military Day To Be Held Nov. 5 The second annual Fall Military Day will be held .here Nov. 5, the day of the A&M-SMU football game. Starting the events off will be a speech by Carter Burgess, as sistant secretary of defense for manpower and personnel, at a reg ularly scheduled Great Issues pro gram. The speech will be held in the Memorial Student Center Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Military Day begins the follow ing day with a tour of the campus for visiting digmitaries. Larry Kennedy, Corps commandex*, will be in charge of the tour. Then, at 1:30 p.m., a i-eview will be held on the main drill field, in front of the Center. Several practice re views will be held before the Sat urday review. Militai’y: Lai'i’y Kennedy, chair man; Glenn Buell, Allen Greer, Dick Howard, B. A. (Scotty) Par ham, David Parnell and Frank Pat terson. Civilian: Hugh Lanktree, chair man; Ray Carx-oll, Bill Fullerton, and Gerald Van Hoosier. Meats Team Places Fourth At Kansas City A&M’s Senior Meat Judg ing Team, coached by G. T. King, placed fourth in the American Royal Intercolle giate Meats Judging Contest held in Kansas City last week. The team scored 2,681 points out of a possible 3,020. The winning team came from Tennessee, with a total scox-e of 2,751. The team had two practice work outs in Oklahoma City on the way to the judging contest. Oklahoma A&M and Texas Tech held prac tice sessions with A&M students. The gi’oup was entertained with a banquet at the Wish-Bone in Kan sas City, along with the livestock and wool teams. “This is one of the nicest group of students I have ever worked with,” King said, “And, I think they did an exceptionally good job, considering the handicap they were woi'king under as compared to some of the other teams.” Ken Killion, member of the team, placed eleventh high individ ual in the contest with a score of 903 out of a possible 1,040 points. He was also fifth high individual in lamb judging and fourth high in poi-k judging. Members of the team are Kil lion, J. A. Loftis and RobexT W. Caldwell. Scholarship Given Geology Senior Dougles Dean Mounce, senior geological engineering major, has been awarded a $750 scholarship in the field of geology by the So- cony Mobil Oil Company, Inc. Mounce’s grade point ratio in all courses is 2.58 and in geology and petroleum is 2.8. He has eax - n- ed 85 per cent of his education costs. He served two years in the army and is a' gi’aduate of Sunset High School in Dallas. In his junior year he was award ed the George P. Mitchell award for being one of the thx-ee out standing juniors in the geology de partment. ASCE Awarded An Award of Merit was present ed to the A&M student chapter of the American' Society of Civil En- gnieers, at a meeting of the Texas section of the ASCE held recently in Fort Worth. The award is pre sented annually to one of seven student chapters in Texas whose overall activities are judged the most outstanding. SCONA Delegate Applications Must Be Turned In By Oct. 31 News of the World By The ASSOCIATED PRESS SAIGON, South Viet Nam—The Vietminh Communists apparently have failed in their widely advertised campaign to infiltrate South Viet Nam. This fact emerges from Sunday’s referendum in which five million Vietnamese voted to oust Chief of State Baco Dai and name anti-Communist Premier Ngo Dinh Diem to the post. Diem will proclaim free Viet Nam a Republic Wednesday and become its first president. If returns from the balloting are any criterion, it will be one of the most solidly anti-Communist republics in Asia. ★ ★ ★ SAN FRANCISCO—The strongest earthquake in the San Francisco Bay area in several years gave the region a few after-shocks yesterday and left a scattering of minor damage. Masonry cracks showed up in several buildings. Many plate glass windows were broken. Stocks on grocery shelves were shaken into jumbling piles. ★ ★ ★ SAARBRUECKEN, Saar—Victorious German parties in the Saar yesterday called on the Western European Union to supervise a new governmental election in this little border territory to replace Premier Johannes Hoffman. West Ger man Vice Chancellor Franz Bluecher—describing the Saar landers’ plebiscite against Europeanization as “a victory of reason”—led the Bonn Cabinet inproposing new French- German negotiations on the fate of the long-disputed border coal basin. ★ ★ ★ PARIS—The Western Big Three hammered out de tails yesterday of a joint program to ease world tension. They will submit it to the Soviet Union later this week at Geneva. "A" 'Ik ROME—The Texan who founded the Church of Christ in Italy and fought seven years for its continued existence left for home yesterday. Cline R. Paden of Lubbock said Italy had refused to extend his permit to stay here. Cadets To Be Given Office Oath Today The oath of office will be ad ministered to 478 cadet officers, in services scheduled for White Col iseum this evening. The entix-e Corps of Cadets will assemble in the coliseum for the program which features Dr. David H. Morgan, president of the col lege, as the main speaker. The oath will be administered by Lt. Col. Taylor Wilkins, assist ant commandant. It reads as fol lows: “I (Name) having been appoint ed (Rank) in the cox-ps of cadets, Agricultural and Mechanical Col lege of Texas, College Station, Texas, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the laws of the State of Texas, the college Special Police Have Trouble With Traffic More than 40 special student policemen battled traffic on the campus Saturday afternoon. They had to reroute traffic ai’ound the campus because Hous ton St. was blocked off for con struction. The temporary police men put up a valiant fight, but even so, many cars parked on side walks, lawns, and other spots def initely not for the use of cars. Many of the drivers found a place to “park” their cars and left before patrolman could stop them. One policeman was dix-ecting traffic on Lubbock Street, in front of Kyle Field, and trying to keep cax-s from parking on the strip of grass between lanes when he was involved in an accident. While getting things straightened out, cars filled up the middle of the street. Lo and behold, no di’ivers could be found. Even with all the troubles there were on Saturday afternoon, the parking was “genei'ally fair,” said Fred Hickman, Campus Security Chief. regulations of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas and that I will bear true faith and al legiance to the same; that I will not participate in, condone, nor tolerate physical or mental hazing, nor the use of any instrument upon a cadet’s body for any rea son whatsoever; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully dischai'ge the duties of the office upon which I am about to enter; so help me God.” Reveille Fund Needs Student Help Boxes will be placed outside all mess halls during the noon and supper meals tomorrow to take up any contributions students may have to help send Reveille to Ar kansas. According to Sam Netterville, keeper of the mascot, it will take about $35.16 to send her to Ai'kan- sas and bring her back on an air plane from Dallas. Money left over from the col lections will be placed in Reveille’s food fund. Rescue School In Progress This Week Fourteen Conference Leaders Announced A&M junior and senior students interested in being an official delegate to the Student Conference on National Af fairs, to be held here Dec. 14-17, should pick up applications at the office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences, room 107, Aca demic Building. The applications must be returned to the dean, Dr. Walter H. Delaplane, by 12 noon Oct. 31. The selection of two delegates from A&,M will be based upon the student’s interest in and knowledge of national and international problems, readings and studies of these affairs, and the reason for the student wanting to attend the meet ings. Interviews with possible delegates will be held Nov. 2, ♦3 and 4 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. each day. On the selection Committee,, headed by Dr. Delaplane, are Dr. Alfred F. Chalk, Economics Depart- rneixt; Dr. Lee J. Mai’tin, English Department; Dx\ R. L. Skrabanek, Agi'icultural Economics and Sociol ogy; and Dr. Paul J. Woods, His tory Depai'tment. The A&M delegates, along with two top students from 50 leading colleges and universities of the South and Southwest, will pax'tici- pate in the conference, listening to addresses by men active in nation al affairs 'from the governments of this and other countries, and en gaging in panel discussions led by these experts on the pi’oblems in volved. Theme for this meeting, the first of its kind in the Southwest, is “The Role of the United States in World Affairs.” The conference has a $12,000 budget, the money being raised entirely by A&M stu dents from some of the state’s foundations, industries and busi ness men. Eight round-table chairmen for SCONA have already accepted in vitations to be hei*e for the meet ings in the Memorial Student Cen ter. They are Dr. Walter Pi'escott Webb, History Department, Uni versity of Texas; Dr. Hardin Craig, librarian and professor of histox-y, Rice Institute; Dr. Lewis Hanke, director, Institute of Latin American Studies, UT; Dean W. H. Delaplane, School of Ai’ts & Sci ences, A&M; Col. Edwin Leland, Air War College; Col. Richard Stil- well, Army War College; Col. John Frisbee, U. S. Air Force Academy; and Dr. John Claunch, Southern Methodist Univex-sity. Panel members for the Dec. 15 panel sessions are Thruston Mor ton, Assistant Secretary of State for Legislation; Col. G. A. Lin coln, U. S. Militai'y Academy; Hon. Omar Bui’leson, Texas Congi’ess- man; and George McGhee, foxrner Assistant Secretary of State. Col. Thomas L. Ci-ystal, U. S. Air Foi'ce Academy, has tentatively accepted. Eight men have been contacted to serve as round-table advisors. One, Dr. Clanton W. Williams, vice- pi'esident of Academic Affairs, University of Houston, has accept ed so fax', and the SCONA Commit tee is anticipating replies from the others. (See SCONA, Page 2) The fifth Texas Rescue Training School, designed to train Texas “minutemen” how to perform rescue operations in the event of enemy air attack or natural disaster, is be ing held this week on the A&M campus. The school, the fifth to be held since its beginning last February, will instract representatives of cities throughout the state and they will retuxm to their homes to form local rescue teams. The school is conducted by the firemen training department of the Engineei'ing Extension Service of A&M under the sponsorship of the Office of Civil Defense and Dis aster Relief at Austin. The student instructors will be principally drawn from local fire and police departments, x’epresen- tatives of local civil defense organ izations and the state highway de- paifment. These men will foxan the nuclei of rescue teams in their home towns. They will be taught, in realistic drills, the correct usage of special rescue equipment and how to coor dinate their activities with those of other defense and disaster units in other towns. H. R. Brayton, director of the firemen’s training department of the Extension Service, and dii'ector of Rescue Training for the state, will head the school. Leland To Direct Discussion Forum Tom W. Leland, dean of Business Administration here, will direct one of the discussions at the annual discussion foi’um of the Dallas Chapter of the National Associa tion of Cost Accountants Friday at the Meh’ose Hotel in Dallas. Leland is a member of the Hous ton Chapter of National Cost Ac countants as well as many other organizations. Air Force Times The “Air Foi’ce Times” is now available for students in the Cush ing Memorial Library, according to Lt. Col. William J. Hall, air force opexataons officei\ The “Army Times” has been available, to army students for some time. AGGIE TOUCHDOWN!—Battering-ram fullback Jack Pardee, the Christoval Crusher, dives into the Baylor end zone for the Aggies’ last TD in Saturday’s fracas. Baylor’s en tire forward wall was blocked down except for Dugan Pearce (No. 61) on this play.