The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, September 19, 1956, Image 2

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77ic Battalion .... College Station (Brazos County), Texas PAGE 2 Wednesday, September 19, 1956 Students Poor Voters According To Survey College Students rate only a lit tle higher as voters than the aver age citizen, says a recent survey of 1,300 Students by Look Magazine. The poll, taken at 24 colleges, shows that only two out of five college students eligible to vote for the first time in the coming presidential election plan to do so. The survey, in the October issue of Look, discloses that 24 per cent of students are undecided as to party choice, while 34 per cent showed no interest in who will be the next vice president. Even more striking are figures that list three out of 10 students with no presidential choice. The survey in Look also came up with these findings: Most first voters—71 per cent —admitted that their choice of a candidate would be “strongly in fluenced” by the candidate’s per sonality and appearance. The students’ views were “nebulous” on the political ef fectiveness of television and radio —22 pei 1 cent of them were “com pletely in the dark” as to whether television and radio influenced them or not. When queried on their chief com plaint about the Democratic and Republican parties, almost 50 per cent of the students “found this too remote or complicated, or plain political” to express an opinion. Thirty-eight per cent of those polled, didn’t seem to know, or care, what there was to admire about either the Democrats or Re publicans. Volcanic Hot Foot HILO, Hawaii / OP>—A tourist from Los Angeles stuck his foot in the mud and came up with a volcanic hot foot here. While tour ing the site of last year’s volcanic eruptions on this largest of the Hawaiian Islands, the visitor’s right foot sank into a mud puddle and he came up with first and second degree burns. . Hawaii volcanologist Dr. Jerry Eaton said the volcano-heated mud in the area still percolates at 200 degrees some 18 months after the eruption. CATERING, for SPECIAL OCCASIONS Leave the Details to me. LUNCHEONS BANQUETS WEDDING PARTIES Let Us Do the Work—You Be A Guest At Your Own Party Maggie Parker Dining Hall W. 26th & Bryan TA 2-5069 LOOK STU DENTS! We have hundreds of combinations of special type for your Olympia Portable! (the finest precision made portable). Also feaeturing the extra slip on type! BRYAN BUSINESS MACHINE CO. 429 SOUTH MAIN STREET BRYAN — TA 2-1328 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 Dr. Carroll D. Laverty, Chairman; Prof. Donald D. Burchard, Prof. Tom Leland and Mr. Bennie Zinn. Student members are John W. Gossett, Murray Milner. Jr., and Deighlus K. Sheppard, Jr.. Ex-officio members are Mr. Charles Roeber, and Ross Strader. Sec retary. 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 summee terns and during examination and vacation periods. The Battalion is not published on the Wednesday immediately precednig Easter or Thanksgiving. Sub scription rates are S3.50 per semester, S6.00 per school year, 56.50 per full year, or $1.00 per month. Advertising rates furnished on request. Entered as second-class matter at Post Office at College Station, Texas, under the Act of Con gress of March 3, 1870. Member of: The Associated Press Texas Press Association Represented nationally by National Advertising Services, Inc., a t New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Fran cisco. 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, on the ground floor of the YMCA. Classified ads may be placed by telephone (VI 6-6415) or at the Student Publications Office, ground floor of the Y"MCA. JIM BOWER Editor Dave McReynolds Managing Editor Barry Hart Sports Editor Bernice Schnerr Society Editor Welton Jones City- Editor Connie Eckard, Leland Boyd, Jim Neighbors, Joe Tindel News Editors Kenneth George Circulation Manager Maurice Olian CHS Sports Correspondent CADET SLOUCH by James Earle vou wue^k ’M WMAT OQ ~T\X M‘5Cn?{P-rtOKA ONA ‘vdOL- EV / V'OO OP *TU£M OUV«c> TUiVT'^ DOW N5> pors Ak) GDOCAtNOKA? Earle Produces New ‘Slouch’ Book Jim Earle, originator of the fa mous Slouch cartoon character has produced another book of cartoons which is now on sale. The book has 88 pages and 200 cartoons. Local places handling these new books are the Memorial Student Center Gift Shop and the Exchange Store. « (MU UMN WNOHMJ! VlA- VKFt WEDNESDAY ‘CAROUSEL” with GORDON MacRAE — plus — TIGHT SPOT’ with GINGER ROGERS i n | n. ji Bryan 2'8879 LAST DAY HYPNOTISM.. CAN IT DRIVE A MAN IQ MURDER? STARTING THURSDAY 20th Century-Fox presents MARILYN MONROE in BUS STOP. COIOS by DE LUXE Cl N EM AScop£ ''Muted BUDDY ADLER Directed by JOSHUA LOGAN Screenplay ^ GEORGE AXELROD DON MURRAY with ARTHUR O’CONNELL BETTY FIELD EILEEN HECKART Queen last day What’s Cooking The following clubs will meet tonight at 7 p. m. The A&M Pistol Team meets at the Pistol and Rifle Range under Kyle Field. Meeting Rooms Student Clubs and organizations may apply for meeting room reser vations in the Memorial Student Center tomorrow from 8 a. m. to noon and 1 p. m. to 5 p. m., ac cording to Mrs. Ann Keel, social director. Applications may be made in the Social and Educational of fice. A&M was the first school in the United States to offer and confer a Ph. D. degree in Range Manage ment. NEW CONVENIENCE FOR CONTINENTAL CUSTOMERS TICKETS :! W, :::y Save time . . . avoid standing in line . . . complete all your flight arrangements without leaving your office or home. Continental’s new “ticket by mail” service offers new convenience . . . makes more seats available to you . . . helps you get the < reservations you want. . . when you want them! Here’s all you do: If you have a Continental Credit Card, you’ll save your valuable time by registering now at your nearest Continental office. With your signature in our files, you merely phone in your reservation, tickets will be mailed to you immediately, and your seat held for you If you prefer to pay cash, simply phone in your reservation. Upon receipt of your check or money order, your ticket will be mailed to you. You’ll save time . . . avoid disappointment ... be sure of V your reservations ... by ordering all your tickets by mail. CALL OR WRITE TODAY! Make appticafion now for a Conti nental Credit Card . . , it’s the easy way to order your tickets fay mail. CONTINENTAL AIR LINES Stapleton Airfield • Denver 7, Colorado Gentlemen: Please send me information and application for your (check one, or both) □ Universal Air Travel Card □ Continental Credit Card Name Address Company Name ■c Stale Or call Continental at VI 6-4789 Uonfmental Read Battalion Classifieds Daily Aggies IT S MUMS For the Game See your Dorm Representative or come by Student Floral Concession across from the main entrance to new area