The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 03, 1956, Image 1
Number 167 : Volume 55
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS, Wednesday, October 3, 1956
Price Five Cents
Demonstration Pickets Parade
In Front of Shamrock Hotel
AH Dept. Staff
Members of the Animal
Husbandry Department have
been “on the go” during the
past month with nine staffers
scheduled to judge various
shows and fairs over the state
and South America.
John Rigg's served as judge for
the Schulenberg Fair during Sep
tember and judging the Heart O’
Texas Fair today. Tomorrow he
will travel to Tulsa, Okla., where he
will pudge Santa Gertrudis Breed
ing Show. Next on Riggs’ agenda
will be the Santa Gertnidis Breed
ing Cattle at Meadellin, Colombia,
South America, Oct. 8 through Oct.
34. He will return to the states for
the Junior Steer Show at Beau
mont Oct. 38.
A&M Sorensen judged the Beef
Cattle Show at New Braunfels last
week and will judge the junior calf
and pig show at Caldwell Oct. 25.
Oct. 10 the annual county fair
at Angleton will be judged by John
ny Jones and Bill Thomas. The fol
lowing day Jones will judge the
swine show at Nacogdoches.
J. M. Gossett and T. D. Watkins
will judge the Brazos County Fair
Bet. 11 and F. I. Dahlberg will
judge the county show at Brenham.
Dr. J. C. Miller, recently named
Dean of Agricultures at A&M will
judge the Beef Breeding Show for
the Angus Divisioii at the Heart
O’ Texas Fair in Waco tomorrow.
For those students interested in
observing astronomical sights and
Mars in ‘particular, the Physics
Departments’ observatory will be
open Thursday night from 7:30 un
til 9:30, announced J. G. Potter,
head of the department.
Astronomy club representatives
will be on hand to aid novices in
operating the colleg’e 12-inch re
flecting telescope which is located
on top of the Physics Building.
Those students interested ai-e
asked to assemble at the south en
trance of the building, said Dr.
White Council Members
Protest Gov. Frank Clement
HOUSTON—(AP)—About 25 “demonstration pickets” pa-
I’aded in front of the Shamrock Hotel last night as Tennessee
Gov. Frank Clement spoke at a testimonial dinner.
No incidents developed.
The pickets included members of the White Citizens
Council of Greater Houston but most of them said they were
not members of the Council but were sympathetic to its anti
Clement told reporters he does not object to anybody
expi-essing themselves, including White Citizens Council
pickets, so long as they conduct themselves in a lawful man
Officials of the Council an- - *"
nounced plans for the pickets
last week, saying the demon
stration would protest Clem
ent’s recent action in ordering
out National Guard troops during
the school integration disorders at
One picket identified himself as
J. A. Curry, 46, Mansfield, a North
Texas community which had inte
gration troubles last month. Curry
cai'ried several placards. Two of
them read: “Mansfield endorses
Shivers for any office” and “Mans
field casts her white votes for
John Ben Shepperd.”
Curry said he drove to Houston
after reading a newspaper an
nouncement of the Council’s picket
A woman in a long r.ed dress
and red bandana carried a sign
which had attached to it two imita
tion roses. The sign said: “Roses
for Governor Shivers. For Clem
ent, skunk oil.”
“It is obvious that those who
would picket my speech as a re
sult of my action at Clinton either
misunderstood the facts or ai’e
against law and order,” Clement
Of his state’s 95 counties, he
said, only one has been m-dei-ed to
admit Negro students to white
“You have more integration in
Texas than we have,” he said.
The National Guard was not
called out, he said, until local of
ficials certified to him that there
had been a complete breakdown of
law and order.
Clement spoke at a dinner honor
ing Dr. Marcus Levinson of Hous
ton for his work in behalf of the
state of Israel and Zionism.
There will be no hot water in
the dormitories Thursday and
Friday because of a malfunction
at the power plant, Harry Boyer,
Chief of Housing, said today.
Approximately 70 student
Bible study leaders met la'st
night to organize a school
wide plan of conducting Bible
study in the dormitories.
The leaders are working on a
coordinated plan to enable them to
conduct, as close as possible, the
same general topic from the Bible
all over the school at. the same
“Our goal is pointed toward a
Bible study pi-ogi-am in every unit
in the Coi-ps and two in each
civilian dorm,” said Corps Chaplain
“Attendance tonight indicated
practically every unit in the Corps
was represented together with
about 15 civilian students present
to help launch the civilian side of
the program,” Bailey said.
Arthur Smith, professor of Bible
Chair, Baptist Student Union,
spoke at the meeting. Next sched
uled meeting is the first Tuesday in
DALLAS, <A>>—On Feb. 22
—George Washington’s Birth
day—a man priced a swank,
red-and white hardtop auto
and a trusting salesman let
him drive it around the block.
For six months the dealer,
police and officers in 47 other
states could find no trace of
the car. Early today the mo
tor company’s owner, J. A.
Treadway had a phone call.
“Don’t bother about who is
talking,” directed a man’s
voice. “You remember losing
that car in February — well,
Treadway found the “tired”
looking car parked near his
office. It bore evidence of
about 12,000 hard miles of
motoring—and had been wiped
clean of clues.
MRS. BARDIN NELSON
President of the Campus Study Club, Mrs. Bardin Nel
son was welcoming hostess for the club’s opening tea and art
exhibit held in the MSC yesterday. Pictures displayed were
painted by Club members.
Records in the Office of Student
Publications show that at least
2,000 students have failed to turn
in their “Publications” cards which
they I'eceived at i-egistration.
These cards include the ones for
The Aggieland, The Battalion and
the magazine of the school in which
student is enrolled.
The Aggieland cards are needed
so students will be able to get their
Aggieland next Fall without hav
ing to get a duplicate fee slip from
the Registrar’s Office. These
duplicates cost 25c each.
Battalion and magazine cards are
needed for student’s addresses.
The Battalion is mailed to stu
dents living off campus if the
activity fee is paid and all maga
zines are mailed whether the stu
dent lives on or off the campus.
The cards may be dropped in the
mail addressed to the Office of
Student Publications or handed in
at the reception window in Room 4
of the YMCA.
W. E. Briles
Dr. W. E. Briles was elected
pi'esident of the College Sta
tion Kiwanis Club for 1957
in elections held at the weekly
luncheon yesterday in the
Memorial Student Center.
Other officers elected include
J. B. Longley, first vice-president;
Bob Shrode, second vice-president;
and Curtis Godfrey, Howard
Gravett, Isaac Peters, Roy Wingren
and D. A. Anderson, directors.
Anderson was picked to fill one
year of the unexpired term of Bob
Longshore, who resigned.
Directors replaced after their
two-year term were Bill Hensel,
Bill Krueger, Dial Martin and Bob
McCarty. Directors with two more
years to serve are Bardin Nelson,
Taylor Riedel and Maj Charles
Jim Bower, editor of The Bat
talion and D. D. Bm-chard, head of
the A&M Journalism Department
spoke to the club on “The Truth
Shall Make You Free” in observ
ance of National Newspaper Week.
Also present were Mrs. D. D.
Burchard, staff writer for the Bry
an Eagle and Chai’les Carder,
sports writer for the Bryan paper.
Four members of the club will
attend the annual Texas —Okla
homa District Kiwanis Convention
to be held Oct. 34-36 in Corpus
Christi. Those making the trip will
include Dr. Charles LaMotte, presi
dent; Dr. Briles, president-elect;
and K. A. Manning, secretary.
Circle K Club committee chair
man Sid Loveless has announced
that the Circle K Club will hold
its first meeting of the year in the
M. S. C. this week.
Guests at the meeting included
Dr. M. L. Scott, Ithaca, N. Y.; Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Monk, Bryan; and
Bob Hope, College Station.
FIRST LOG FOR THE ’56 BONFIRE—guarding the log, belonging to A QMC, located by
Doiunitory 8 are Fish Kenneth King, Fish Robei't Jackson, Fish Hai-old Henk. The log
is chained in place for security.
One Run-off Needed
Is Rice Advisor
Dr. Guy Johnson, ’43, professor
of mathematics at Rice Institute
in Houston, has been promoted to
the post of advisor to men at the
Dr. Johnson received his bache
lor of science degree in 1943 and
his master of science in mathemat
ics in 1952, both from A&M. He
has served the Rice faculty for
the past two years in the position
of instructor and professor.
Election Results Complete
For Civilian Representation
Results of the preliminary elec
tions held in the Civilian Areas for
ramp, row and floor representa
tives have been completed with one
run - off scheduled today for
The run - off will be between
Ernesto L. DeLeon and Fred Beck
er for ramp 8 and 9 representative.
John Avant won the initial election,
but was elected as a Junior Class
repi’esentative to the Civilian Stu
dent Council, so he dropped his
name for the ramp representative.
Housemasters and the various
representatives are scheduled to
meet today to select one represen-
tive from each dormitory, one from
the Day Students, one from Project
Houses and two from College View
to be members of the Council.
Complete results of the elections
are as follows:
1st floor—Thomas F. Hubert—
15; Oscar Lozano—4.
2nd floor—Billy L. Clark—20;
Francis J. Kanewske—19.
CHS Chooses Class
Officers And Council
Howard Mitchell, Bruce Thompson,
Pamela Sperry, Anita Hammer and
Linda Clark, freshmen.
Maurice Olian was elected presi
dent of the student council by the
entire student body and the re
maining council officers were
chosen by the group.
They are Steadman Davis, vice
president; Jeanette Vance, secre
tary; Jo Anne Walker, correspond
ing secretai'y; Donald Patton,
treasurer; Rosanne Phillips, re
porter and Deanne Skrivanek, par
Class officei’S have been elected
at A&M Consolidated High School,
according to Rosanne Phillips, stu
dent council publicity chairman.
Senior class officers are Charles
Delaplane, president; Donald Pat
ton, vice president; Lucy Rogers,
secretary; and John Harrington,
Junior class officer’s ai’e Jim
Johnston, president; Johnny Turn
er, vice president; Roxanne
Murphrey, secretary; and Mary
Margai’et Heirth, treasurer.
Heading the sophomore class is
Jeanelle LaMotte, president; Billy
Dean Letbettter, vice president;
Susan Dowell, secretary; and
George Carroll, treasurer.
Leader’s for the freshmen are
Dee Smith, president; Marilyn
McElroy, vice president; and Anita
Mowe ry, sec ret ary-trea sure r.
Student Council representatives,
a boy and girl elected from each
homeroom, include Deanne Skri
vanek, Rosanne Phillips, Jimmy
Murphrey, Jo Anne Walker, Larry J meeting when a motion was made
Leighton and Donald Patton,
seniors, and Millie Caughlin, David
McNeely, Bill Armistead, Jeanette
Vance, Steadman Davis and Sue
Ellen Mowery, juniors.
Beatrice Luther, Mary Varvel,
Susan Dowell, Jimmy Walton, Pete
Rodriguez and George Carroll,
sophomores, and Mike Denison,
-7; William P. Kelly
3 r'd floor-
4th floor—Prentice Milam-—13;
Rueben M. Rocha—10; Bennet—8.
1st floor —Dan Durham — 11;
George F. Loquette—3.
2nd floor- — Jack Banta — 20;
Partick H. Sumbra—9.
3rd floor — John LaCroix — 15;
Billy B. Dunn—12.
4th floor — A1 Kirst — 24; A1
Abdullah — 6.
2&3 East — Norman Guilloud—
20; Bernard Smith—3.
2&3 West—No Candidate
1&4 East and West—No Candi
Dorm 3 6
1st floor - —Harold Harris—19.
IAS Sees Film,
A program including movies, ad
dresses and business entertained
the student members of the Insti
tute of Aer-onautical Science last
A moment of humor invaded the
to extend to all freshmen member’s
sophomore priviledges at all club
functions. A not-so-timed fish im
mediately seconded the motion and
it passed, almost unaimously.
Future meetings will be held
twice a month and will feature
techrnical movies and guest speak
ers from the aircraft industry.
CS Lions Club
The College Station Lions Club
welcomed a new member and saw a
film at their regular weekly lunch
eon meeting in the Memorial Stu
dent Center Monday.
Presented for the program at the
meeting was a film sponsored by
the American Cancer Society en
titled “Warning Shadow”. The film
pointed out the need of regular-
chest X-rays to detect cancer in
time to attempt a cure.
A night meeting with members
bringing their wives was tentative
ly set for Monday night, Oct. 22.
The affair is to include and in
formal dance after a meal, the
planning committee said.
President L. C. Grumbles intro
duced a new member and four-
guests. Joining the club was the
Rev. Ed Svendson pastor of Our
Saviour’s Lutheran Church. Guests
were Jack Perry and G. H. Alani of
College Station, Dr. Conrad Vernon
of Longview and Dr. Joseph B.
Davis of Amarillo.
2nd floor—J. W. Renfro — 30;
Melton Goldman — 13.
3rd floor—Dwight Brown—16;
Roger Jackson -— 12.
4th floor—William Short—28.
H&I ramp—Charles Saxe — 28;
J&K Ramp—Darrell Brown—26.
F&G Ramp—Charles F. Bailey
Class representatives on the
Council and their votes ar-e as
Grad, 5th & 6th Year
Charles D. Pickle—65; Richard
Sam B. Zukero—118; Richard
Talley—55; Varril Redman — 51;
John Pipes—47; William Short—
John Avant — 97; Wam-en E.
Roserets—60; Harvey E. Pearecy
56; R. Kilpatrick—1.
Heuxy Williams —■ 152; Don
Bunker—1; A. Sides—1.
To Hear Sherrick
- Paul H. Sherrick, technical di
rector of E. H. Sargent & Co., will
address the A&M American Chem
ical Society Thursday at 8:15 p.m.
in the Chemistry Building lecture
Sherrick’s topic will be “Analy
An informal dinner for Sherrick
and society members and their
wives at 6:15 p.m. Thursday in
the Memorial Student Center.-
Fees Payable Now
Second installment fees are
payable at the Fiscal Office
in the College Adminstration
Building until Oct. 19. After
that date a penalty will be
Total fees payable at this
time include the following:
board until Nov. 20—$43.20;
Room rent until Nov. 20—
$33.35; Laundry until Nov.
20—$3.45; total for second in
Thunder showers after 3 p. m.
are forecast for today. Tempera
ture at 10:30 a. m. was 84 degrees.
High yesterday was 93 degrees and
low was 70 degrees.