The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, February 28, 1956, Image 2

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Page 2 THE BATTALION Tuesday, February 28, 1956 Job Interviews TEES Meeting Set Tomorrow Equation solving- machines such the one devised in research of the Texas Engineering- Experiment Station will be discussed tomorrow afternoon at 4 in room 301, Elec trical Engineering Building. Norman F. Rode of the Elec trical Engineering Department will talk on “Applications of the Ana log Computer.” The following job interviews will be held as follows: Wednesday WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORP. will interview electrical, mechanical, industrial, chemical engineering majors and physics majors for opportunities in atomic power work. CARBIDE CARBON CHEMI CALS CO. will interview mechan ical and chemical engineering and chemistry majors for various op portunities including technical sales openings. ESSO STANDARD OIL CO. will interview chemistry, chemical, civ il, industrial, electrical and me chanical engineering majors for technical work at the refinery. REPUBLIC NATIONAL BANK On Canvas with Max Shulman (Author of '"Barefoot Boy With Cheek," etc.) THE GRIM AND GRISLY ADVENTURES OF NORBERT SIGAFOOS, AMERICAN If you squeam, read no further, for today’s column is not for the squeamish. It is a harrowing story which begins in 1946 when Norbert Sigafoos, an ichthyology major from UCLA, went on a field trip with his class to Monterey Bay to study the many fish and crustaceans who make their homes in these waters. Buf truth to tell, Norbert was not very interested in ichthyol ogy. What he was interested in was television, which in 1946 was d'n exciting new infant industry. While his classmates leaned over the rail of the boat, studying the tunny and amber- jack which swarmed below, Norbert just leaned and thought about television. Thus preoccupied, he fell overboard and, all unnoticed, was washed far out to sea. A strong swimmer, Norbert, after 43 days, sighted land—a tiny atoll, far away from the normal sea lanes. Tired but happy, he clambered ashore. Being a college man, he was, of course, fearless, resourceful, and clean in mind, body, and spirit. He built himself a snug shelter, fashioned traps for animals, wove fishing lines, and arranged day and night signals to attract . any passing ships. Though nine years went by, Norbert never abandoned hope of being rescued. At long last, his patience was rewarded. On October 14, 1955, he was picked up by the Portuguese tanker, Molly O’Day. Ralph Gomez, the ship’s captain, greeted Norbert with a torrent of Portuguese. “Do you speak English?” Norbert asked. “A little,” said Ralph Gomez, which was no less than the truth. He did speak a little English: two words. They were “a” and “little.” But, withal, he wq,s a .good hearted man, and he gave Norbert fresh clothes, a razor, and a cheroot. “Nq, thank you,” said Norbert to the cigar. “I’m a Philip Morris man myself. Have you ever smoked Philip Morris?” “A little,” said Ralph Gomez. “Then you know what I mean when I talk about their yummy goodness., their delicately reared tobaccos, their soothing, con soling, uplifting, unfailing gentleness—pack after pack after pack,” said Norbert. “A little,” said Ralph Gomez. “I suppose you’re wondering,” said Norbert, “how I kept my sanity during all those years on the island.” “A little,” said Ralph Gomez. “Well, I’ll tell you,” said Norbert. “I’ve been thinking about television because that’s what I want to go into when I get back. For nine years I’ve been sitting on that island thinking up brand new shows for television. And I’ve got some marvelous new ideas! I’ve got one terrific idea for a show where a panel of experts tries to guess people’s occupations. ‘What’s My Line?’ I call it. Then I’ve got one, a real doozy, where you pull some body unexpectedly out of the studio audience and do his whole life story. ‘This Is Your Life,’ I call it. But that’s not all! I thought up a real gut-buster of an idea for a quiz show where you give away not $64, not $6400, but—get this, Ralph Gomez— $6%,000! Wow, I can hardly wait to get back to the States and sell these fabulous ideas to the networks!” There is, fortunately, a happy ending to this chilling tale. Nor bert never had to suffer the bitter disappointment of learning that all his ideas had long since been thought of by other people. Why not? Because the Portuguese tanker, Molly O'Day, struck a reef the day after picking up Norbert and, I am gratified to report, went down with all hands. ©Max shuiman, lyse If the shattering story of TSorbert Sigafoos has left you limp, com fort yourself ivilh a gentle Philip Morris. So say the makers of Philip Morris, ivho bring you this column iveekly through the school year. The Battalion The Editorial Policy of The Battalion Represents the Views of the Student Editors The Battalion, daily newspaper of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas and the City of College Station, is published by students in the Office of Student Publications as a non-profit educational service. The Director of Student Publications is Ross Strader. The governing body of all student publications of the A.&M. College of Texas is the Student Publications Board. Faculty members are Karl E. Hlmquist, Chairman; Donald D. Burchard, Tom Leland and Bennie Zinn. Student members are Derrell H. Guiles, Paul Holladay. and Wayne Moore. Ex-officio members are Charles Roeber, and Ross Strader. Secretary. The Battalion is published four times a week during the regular school year and once a week during the summer and vacation and Examination periods. Days of publication are Tuesday through Friday for the regular school year and on Thursday during the summer terms and during examination and vacation periods. The Battalion is not published on the Wednesday immediately preceding Easter or Thanksgiving. Subscription rates are S3.50 per semester, $6.00 per school year, $6.50 per full year, or $1.00 per month. Advertising rates furnished on request. of Dallas will interview men in terested in making banking- a ca reer. These men will be enrolled in the Management Training Pro gram to be prepared for positions of responsibility in the bank. Ma jors in finance, accounting and general business are asked to at tend. ARTHUR YOUNG AND COM PANY will interview accounting majors interested in positions on the staff of a national public ac counting firm. SPERRY FARRAGUT COM PANY of Bristol, Tenn. will in terview mechanical, electrical and industrial engineering majors for opportunities as indicated in the company brochure. SOCONY-MOBILE CO. will in terview petroleum, mechanical and chemical engineei’ing majors for overseas assignments. TOUCHE, NIVEN, BAILEY AND SMART will interview for accountants. MAGNOLIA PETROLEUM OIL COMPANY will interview chem ical, civil, electrical, mechanical, geological, petroleum engineering and geology, business administra tion and accounting majors for var ious opportunities. BOEING AIRPLANE will hold a group meeting at 5 p.m. in the Assembly Room of the MSC for electrical, civil, mechanical and aeronautical engineering majors. Treacherous Diamond Shoals, a few miles off Cape Hatteras, is known as the “Graveyard of the Atlantic.” TUES. & WED. “The year's funniest film!” — Life Magazine A G.B.D. Internationa! Films Release ruTWX** Bryan 2'tff$79 LAST DAY “Teimesse’s Partner” with John Payne STARTING WEDNESDAY FIRST BIG COMEDY HIT OF 1956! Lucille BALL-DesiARNAZ James MASON in mgm s FOREVER DARLING IN co-starring Color • LOUIS CALHERN with John John Natalie EMERY • HOYT . SCHAFER _ <3 Entered as second-class matter at Post Office at College Station, Texas, under the Act of Con- Sress of March 3, 1870. Member of The Associated Press Represented nationally by National Advertising Services, Inc., a t New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Fran cisco. TODAY & WEDNESDAY See This Great Spectacular Before It Is Taken Out Of Circulation Indefinitely. The Associated Press is entitled exclusively to the use for republi cation 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. News contributions may be made by telephone (VI 6-6618 or VI 6-4910) or at the editorial office room, 202 Goodwin Hall. Classified ads may be placed by telephone (VI 6-6415) or at the Student Publica tion Office, Room 207 Goodwin Hall. BILL FULLERTON 1 Editor Ralph Cole - Managing Editor Ronnie Greathouse ' Sports Editor Jim Bower, Dave McReynolds News Editors Welton Jones City Editor Barbara Paige Woman’s Editor Barry Hart Assistant Sports Editor Jim Neighbors, John West, Joe Tindel, Leland Boyd Reporters Maurice Olian CHS Sports Correspondent GREATER ON WIDE SCREEN! FULL LENGTH! UNCHANGED! DIVIO O.SEUUICK'S Production of MIUGIKT MITCHELL'S Story of tlio OLD SOUTH i. GONE WITH THE WIND Starring CLARK GABLE-VIVIEN LEIGH LESLIE HOWARD OLIVIA deHAVILLAND in TECHNICOLOR A SELZNICK INTERNATIONAL PICTURE IKi JES‘ OWE: IwtOKiTU I'LL. e>Ev A- . v— MAJEfOLE: * tunt coueew EXA.CTt-'Y' P« OFl MO&CL.E EW-IT IT QA.V MLE €»OCH A, etc. A.PPETJ ~rMAX I KIM OUT - drikik A.Kl'V 2»O0 V f S / - History Classes Grow To Record History classes this semester are larger and more crowded than they have ever been before as the result of the history bill passed by the state legislature last spring. This semester, 2,846 students are enrolled in history courses. There were 1,460 students taking history courses last spring. The largest section in American history has 206 students and the “smallest” of the sections has 145 students. The bill requires all students in state colleges to take two three- hour courses in American history or one three-hour course in Texjis history and one three-hour course in American history. TUESDAY “YOU’RE NEVER TOO YOUNG” with DEAN MARTIN and JERRY LEWIS — Plus — “BRIDGES AT TOKO-RI” with GRACE KELLY CIRCLE LAST DAY “Texas Lady” Claudette Colbert — A U S O — “Underwater” Jane Russell THRU WEDNESDAY NORTH AMERICAN HAS BUILT MORE AIRPLANES THAN ANY OTHER COMPANY IN THE WORLD engineers, scientists, physicists, mathematicians... CAN YOU THINK BEYOND MACH 2? 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