The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 19, 1956, Image 4
The Battalion .... College Station (Brazos County), Texas
Friday, October 19, 1956
Nixon Predicts End
To Negro Problem
NEW YORK, UP)-—Vice Presi
dent Nixon predicted last night
the United States will surmount
“our present crisis” on segrega
tion as creditably as it passed
other tests in the past.
“Most of us here will live to
see the day when American boys
and girls shall sit, side by side,
at any school—public or private
-—with no regard paid to the color
of their skin,” Nixon said.
The Republican vice president’s
talk was prepared for a dinner in
memory of Alfred E. Smith, the
Democrat who became a symbol
of justice to and accomplishment
for members of minorities.
“We lived through the Antifor-
eign riots of the Know-Nothing
days and the hooded terror of the
Ku Klux Klan,” Nixon said.
“Each time we emerged a strong
er nation, ashamed of prejudice
RUE PINALLE ATTRACTION
Demos Accuse Republicans
WASHINGTON, (A 1 ) — Demo
cratic House investigators said yes
terday the officials of a construc
tion company, after getting a big
government contract, boosted their
1954 contributions to the Republi
can party approximately 1,000 per
cent over previous years.
This figure was presented to a
Government Operations subcom
mittee on the basis of records of
the clerk of the House and affi
davits submitted by seven officials
of the Frederick Snare Corp.
The construction firm on July,
27, 1954, was awarded, along with
Merritt-Cha.pman & Scott, a 43-
million-dollar contract for expan
sion of the government’s nickel
plant at Nicaro, Cuba. Each com
pany received $500,000 under the
In discussing the stepped - up
campaign gifts, an official aid it
was not felt that they were a “con
dition” of the award.
The MSC House Group will have
a booth set up in the Main Lounge
of the MSC Saturday from 8 a.m.
until 1:30 p.m. to sell your extra
football tickets for the TCU vs.
If you have a ticket for the
game that you do not need or if
you want to buy tickets for the
game, come by the House Group
and hate, and more determined
to give equal justice to all.”
Nixon said that while “there is
resistance to the granting of our
Negro citizens their full rights
under law,” men of “good will
in all sections of our land are
working with complete devotion
toward the day when the Ameri
can ideal of equality of opportun
ity is a reality for all of our
The vice president said the Su
preme Court decision that racial
segregation in public schools is
unconstitutional is only one of
many actions, federal and state,
aimed at discrimination.
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which will begin at 9 and last until
Marterie and his Orchestra
come to A&M from a series of hit
appearances from coast to coast.
He is said to have the most popular
music for dance bands played to
American colleges today. His
group has been received all over
the nation and selected as Headline
Band for 1955 by Billboard maga
zine and America’s Number One
Band by Cash Box magazine.
Tickets for the concert are $1
each and dance tickets are $2, stag
or drag. These may be purchased
at the Office of Student Activities
on the second floor of the YMCA.
ted on the north end of Kyle Field.
The next dog was Rusty, anoth
er female, donated to A&M by Tom
Westbrook, veteran student from
Waco. Another black dog she
wasn’t around long enough to be
come popular before she died.
Another unofficial mascot was
Spot, a black and white spotted
dalmatian. His fame stemmed
from a plunge from the top of
Kyle Field during a football game
when he broke both front paws.
He recovered from this long
enough to run under the wheels
of a car.
During the Fall Elections of 1951
students asked for another dog to
fill the void left by the ever-
mourned Rev. I.
Arthur Weinert, class of ’00,
from Seguin came to the rescue and
donated Rev II to A&M in the fall
of that year and she was delivered
to A&M in January of 1952 when
she was 3 months old.
Sam Netterville from Beaumont
and Larry Hill took over her care
during the fall of 1953 and since
that time her “regular roommate”
has been Netterville.
Rev II is an Aggie all the way,
except for the fact she seems to
like classrooms and hates women.
She was regularly enrolled in BA
428 and the professor, Judge S. C.
Hoyle placed her name on the rolls
and which she would answer to
with a bark.
A member of the Beaumont
Hometown Club she attends all
their dances and parties where she
is an honored guest. Reveille II
has stayed in many of the more
popular hotels about the South
west including the Shamrock and
Rice, in Houston, Hotel Texas in
Fort Worth, Adolphus in Dallas,
Commodore Perry in Austin and
the “only hotel” in Fayetteville,
She has gone a long way in fill
ing the place left by her forbearers,
but to many will never replace
WONDER WHERE I CAN FIND A ROOM—This might be what R. W. Sikes, roadman
for Billups Service Stations from Waco, is saying to Pat Callahan (right) at the Western
Motel as he tries to find a spot to spend the night. All the hotels, motels and rooming
houses from Hearne to Hempstead are feel ing the effects of some 42,000 football fans
on their sojourn to College Station today and tomorrow.
Huge Crowd Here For Game
Motels Have Bumper Crop
By TOM ELLSWORTH
Battalion Staff Writer
College Station’s motels, homes
and it has been rumored a few
doghouses have been pressed into
service for the crowded weekend
Mrs. W. L. Penberthy (see pic
ture page 1) typifies women of
College Station that have thrown
open their homes to Aggies and
their dates this weekend. She
Given On Feb. 29
to enter Reader’s Digest
It’s fun to do—and you may find
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great integrated oil companies, has positions
open for engineers, chemists, physicists and
virtually every kind of technical graduate at
the Bachelor, Master or Ph.D. levels.
PHILLIPS PETROLEUM COMPANY
will visit your campus on
Wednesday and Thursday, October 24Ui and 25th
YOU ARE INVITED to make an interview appointment with your
Placement Office. Or, for further information, write:
D. R. McKeithan
Technical Employment Consultant)
Phillips Petroleum Company
you know more about human na
ture than you think! Just list, in
order, the six articles in October
Reader’s Digest you think readers
will like best. Couldn’t be simpler
—and you may win $5,000 cash
for yourself plus $5,000 in schol
arships for your college.
Have you sent in your entry yet?
Entries must be postmarked by
midnight, Thursday, October 25.
Entry blanks available at your
National Teachers Examinations,
prepared and administered annu
ally by the Educational Testing
Service, will be given at 200 test
ing centers throughout the United
States, February 9, 1957,
Candidates may take the Com
mon Examinations, which include
tests in Professional Information,
General Culture, English Express
ion, and Non-verbal Reasoning,
and one or two of eleven Optional
Examinations designed to demon
strate mastery of the subject mat
ter to be taught.
A Bulletin of Information in
which an application is inserted,
describing registration procedure
and sample test questions may be
obtained from college officials,
school superintendents, or directly
from the National Teacher Exam
inations, Educational Testing Ser
vice, 20 Naau Street, Princeton,
will have 11 girls staying at her
home, a last count.
In making a survey of local mo
tels and hotels here, and in Bryan,
we learned some have been filled
since last year’s football season.
Pat Callahan, manager of the
Western Motel, laughed when ask
ed if he had a room tonight and
Saturday and said he would guess
that his phone “had rung 500 times
today with people asking for rooms
Next door, C. H. Snyder at the
Sands Motel said their rooms' were
filled for this weekend while “ink
on the plans were still wet.”
Down at the Holiday-Plaza, Ru-
dy Kraemer, night clerk, said they
had been “filled since last year and
many people had requested res
ervations for the fall of 1957.”
Many people have phoned the of
fice of The Battalion and asked
about rooms and we will pass this
on to our readers.
If you are looking for a place
to stay, contact the Housing
Office, located in the basement
of the YMCA, phone VI 6-5713.
According to officials, local peo
ple are still phoning in informing
that they have rooms, available.
Two Trains Crash
Killing Eight Men
Started At Rice
PINEOLA, Fla, (/P)—Two freight
trains crashed head-on yesterday,
killing four trainmen and injuring
Burning oil from the derailed
Atlantic Coast Line diesel engines
spewed over adjoining wooden
cars and a raging fire broke out.
Two of the dead were pulled from
the smouldering wreckage.
A railroad official at the scene,
who declined use of his name said,
there was a “mixup in train or
Twenty-four cars tumbled from
the tracks in this tiny wooded com
munity 60 miles north of Tampa.
The northbound engine was pulling
43 cars and southbound 39.
HOUSTON, GP)—A Rice Insti
tute student loan fund has been
established as a memorial to two
sophomores who died last week
while attempting to carry out a
The fund will be known as the
Karl B. Bailey and Cecil William
Carroll Memorial Loan Fund. The
money was contributed by the
boys’ parents and friends.
Bailey, 19, and Carroll, 18, both
of Houston, died while attempting
to climb inside a 210-foot smoke
stack to place an automobile tire
on top of the campus campanile.
Resell at big profits thru our Automatic Dispensers. Part time,
work 5 to 8 hours per week. Financial assistance extended to
SHOULD NET $400.00 PER MONTH
For full particulars write: Box 10F c/o Battalion
Please include phone number.
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