The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, November 15, 1957, Image 2
The Battalion College Station (Brazo» County}', Texas
PAGE 2 Friday, November 15, 1957
Editor’s Note: The column, Art for Aggies’ Sake, usual
ly seen in this space will not be published today. It will
appear Tuesday and then resume its regular publication
date next Friday.
Article 3 of the series on the Corps Honor Code will be
seen on this page Tuesday due to the Corps trip.
Highlights and Sidelights
From Your State Capitol
By VERN SANFORD
Texas Press Association
COTTON ACREAGE TUSSLE
—For the third straight year
East Texas and West Texas cot
ton farmers are at odds over
State and county allotments
are to be announced by USD A
before Dec. 14 when cotton farm
ers will vote on whether they
want a market quota program for
West Texas farmers contend
that their area has been penal
ized. They say an undue portion
of the state’s cotton acreage is
allotted to the cotton-growing
counties of east and central Tex
as. One group of West Texans
went to federal court last year to
try to get the allotments chang
Opposing them is the Old Cot
ton Belt Association which has
announced it will fight new ef
forts to wrest acreage from its
SPEED LAW QUESTIONED
—Governor Daniel has been re
quested to ask the Legislature to
re-write the automobile speed
A recent opinion from the
Court of Criminal Appeals called
the law “vague and indefinite and
therefore invalid.” Involved was
a conviction for driving 90 miles
If this law is too shaky for
court tests, the Harris County
district attorney told the gov
ernor in effect, a new and strong
er one should be written im
Atlas Powder Company inter
views physical and analytical
Shell Oil Company interviews
accounting (Bachelor or Master
degree) and business administra
Bell System (includes South
western Bell Telephone Company,
Western Electric, Bell Labora
tories, Sandia Corporation and
American Telephone and Tele
graph) interviews electrical, in
dustrial, mechanical and civil
engineering, economics, agricul
tural economics, mathematics,
physics, business administration,
accounting and liberal arts ma
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
General Electric Company,
Schenectady, N. Y., interviews
aeronautical, chemical, electrical,
industrial and mechanical engi
neering, chemistry, mathematics
and physics majors, all either
B. S. or M. S.
Boy Scouts of America inter
views in the Department of Agri
cultural Economics and Sociology
for men interested in Scouting as
Fisher Governor Company,
Marshaltown, Iowa, interviews
electrical, industrial and mechani
cal engineering majors.
Graver Tank & Manufacturing
Company, Inc. interviews chemi
cal, civil and mechanical engi
neering majors for design and
Liberty Mutual Insurance Com
pany, Dallas, interviews civil, in
dustrial and mechanical engi
neering and industrial technology
majors for jobs as safety engi
neers and research engineers.
United States Steel Corpora
tion, Pittsburgh, Pa., interviews
electrical, mechanical, civil, pet
roleum, industrial and chemical
engineering, chemistry and phy
Tuesday and Wednesday
Kerr-McGee Oil Industry, Inc.,
Oklahoma City, Okla., interviews
Chemical, electrical, mechanical
and petroleum engineering ma
jors for jobs in the refining, and
pipeline divisions and drilling de
LITTLE MAN ON CAMPUS by Dick Bibler
“YOU WILL PIND IT A LITTLE; EASIER TD DRAW IF YOU
STEP PACK F£OM THE MOPEL. A LITTLE
fot wainnih . . . SEE OER
A&M Men s Shop
Your Ivy League Center
Dick Rubin, ’59
103 North Main
Looking for a Spot
to Begin a Career?
The Bell Telephone System offers a wide
variety of opportunities for graduates who
can qualify. /"
Next Monday, November 18, officials of
these five Bell companies will be at the Place
ment Office to talk to Texas A&M men about
a career when they graduate.
• Western Electric ... manufacturing
unit of the Bell System. Also develops,
makes, and services electronic products
for the armed forces.
• Southwestern Bell . . . builds" main
tains, and operates the Southwest’s vast
• Bell Laboratories . . . largest indus
trial research organization in the world.
Electronics and communications
research is fascinating.
• Sandia Corporation • • • applied
research, development, and design on
ordnance phases of atomic weapons.
• A.T.&T. Company • • • builds, main
tains, and operates the nation’s inter
state communications. system.
.ow about dropping by the Placement
Office and arranging to talk to these officials?
EAST TEXAS PULP AND
EXCEPTIONAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
SENIORS AND GRADUATE STUDENTS
New, modern, 350-ton bleached kraft pulp and paper
plant, manufacturing pulp and paper for many of the
well known paper products you use each day. Expansion
plans are approved, and excellent opportunities for ad
vancement in early years is offered. Good salaries, and
all fringe benefits.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21
9:00 A. M. to 5:00 P. M.
MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, CIVIL ENGINEERS,
CHEMICAL ENGINEERS AND CHEMISTS
CALL YOUR COLLEGE PLACEMENT OFFICE FOR
If you cannot be present for an interview, write for
more information to: L. C. Menius, Personnel Director,
East Texas Pulp and Paper Company, P. O. Box 816,
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Gayle McNutt. Val Polk
Joe Buser, Fred Meurer.
News Editors .
. I have heard the gripe many
times during my two years here
at A&M about the speaking and
meeting on the campus.
This weekend, several of my
friends from my hometown came
to Aggieland for the first time to
see the SMU-A&M game. Just
before game time, they made a
comment to my wife on the ex
ceptional friendliness of all the
They stated that it seemed
every Aggie they, met spoke to
them and “many of the Aggies
came up to us, shook our hand,
and told us their • name.” This
is one of the things that makes
A&M great, and because of this,
we should strive to keep it that
James D. Jones ’59
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