The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, April 28, 1960, Image 1

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The Battalion Volume 59 COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 1960 Number 105 .. /. . i. .• » . Touch of Color Hardy L. Francis, employe in the Memorial Student Center Dining Room, has added a can Week. All employes in the Dining Room are sporting colorful serapes and sombreors touch of color to his uniform for Pan-Ameri- to blend with the decorations in the MSC. Latin American Presidents Praise Pan American Week With some Pan American Week events completed and others sched uled for the remainder of the week, interest in this annual event can be evidenced from letters sent to the Pan American Club by presidents of Latin American re publics. Letters from presidents or their representatives have been received by Jose Buentello, president of the club, which represent the countries of Colombia, Panama, Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica. Virgilio Diaz Grullon, assistant secretary of state of the Domin- i:an Republic, writes: Atomic Exhibit To Be Shown At Open House A special free exhibit of the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission will be shown at A&M, May 1-12, under sponsorship of the School of Engineering and the Texas Engi neering Experiment Station. The exhibit, entitled “Summary of Atomic Energy,” will be shown in connection with A&M open house activities of Mother’s Day weekend. The “Summary of Atomic En ergy” is an exhibit of 18 panels that present the story of atomic energy in concise, easy-to-under- stand terms. One panel describes the principal components of the atom. Another describes the fis sion process, whereby ti’emendous power is obtained by the splitting of atoms of heavy elements such as uranium and plutonium. Still others show how radioactive iso topes are used in agriculture, medi cine and industry. In addition to tke two panels are two components,- activated by the visitor, that show the workings of a nuclear-energy plant for the production of electricity and de scribe the fusion process, in which powder is obtained by combining atoms of light elements at ex tremely high temperatures—the opposite of the fission process. Another striking display is a three-foot model of the N. S. Sa vannah—the nation's first nuclear- powered merchant vessel. All of the Atomic Energy Com mission’s tree traveling exhibits, including the “Summary of Atomic Energy,” are operated for the Commission by the Museum Divi sion of the Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies, Oak Ridge, Tenn.—a non-profit educational corporation of southern universi ties and colleges. “Generalisimo Trujillo sends his best wishes for a successful and happy celebration of Pan Amer ican Week and is pleased to ex press to you, and through you to the members of the Pan American Club, his sincere congratulations for their enthusiastic contribution to such a worthy celebration.” Ernesto De La Guardia, Jr., president of Panama, writes the following: “I believe that the students of America. . .can create a common respect through which we may be bound together in the ideals' of democracy and self-improvement as we seek to defend our peoples against those foreign influences which are contrary to our history and traditions. “I am pleased to hear that you are celebrating Pan American Week. . .” Governor’s Memorandum Texas Governor Price Daniel, in an official memorandum, recently designated April 14 as Pan Amer ican Day in Texas, and April 10-16 as Pan American Week. Pan American Week is being observed here at this time because of a con flict with other events in previous weeks. Three documentary films will be shown at 7:30 p.m. today in the Lobby of the Memorial Student Center. Films to be shown are “A Good Neighbor Family,” “High Spots of a High .Country,” and “Mexico City.” The films are open to the public and are free of charge. Speech By Garrett Friday’s activities include a speech by Glenn Garrett, execu tive director of the Good Neighbor Commission of Texas, at 8 p^n. in the Assembly Room. A Latin American smorgasbord will be held at 6 p.m. in the Dining Room, prior to Garrett’s talk. Tickets for the meal are $1.50 per person. The week’s events will be con cluded with a dance, “Cafe Tropi cal,” scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Sat urday in the MSC’s Lower Level. Music will be provided by Bo Lee and his band. Tickets are $1.50 per couple. Special entertainment at the dance will be furnished by a mu sical group from Matamoros, the Trio Los Chachos. 11th Annual NIRA Rodeo Hits Aggie Arena Tonight Awards, Scholarships Journalism Fete Set Tonight at 6 Kenneth Towery, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, will deliver the address at the fourth annual Journalism Awards Banquet tonight at 6 in the Memorial Student Center Ball room. Several awards and scholarships - *—; will also be presented to outstand ing journalists at the banquet. President Earl Rudder will in troduce Towery. “The Debt of a Journalist” will be the title of the talk by Towery who is a former A&M student. At present Towery is capitol cor respondent for Newspapers, Inc. He has also received the Gulf Coast Chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, na tional professional journalistic fra ternity, Award for' Ooutstanding Contribution to Texas Journalism. Towery received the Pultizer Prize, one of journalism’s top honors, for his part in uncovering the frauds in the Venterans’ Land Program in Texas. Ervan E. Zouzalik, president of the A&M Society of Journalists, will be master of ceremonies at the banquet. Donald D. Burchard, head of the Department of Journalism, will present several awards. Included in the awards Burchard will present are departmental awards to the outstanding sopho- ‘Revolt’ Film To Be Shown Monday Night “Hungary Aflame,” a documen tary film made during the recent Hungarian revolt, will be shown in cooperation with the MSC Film Society Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the MSC Ballroom. The film, which was put to gether in West Germany, is being sponsored by the Hungarian Stu dent Assn, of North America. There will be no admission .charge. Tau Beta Pi Initiates Six Engineers Forty Forty-six engineering students were initiated into Tau Beta Pi Wednesday night. The program was held in the Memorial Student Canter Ballroom. R. B. Kinzbach told the initiates that “ in general terms, the engi neering profession is concerned with the discovery, definition and application of the forces materials and conditions of nature for the improvement of the circumstances of man’s existence.” Mr. Kinz bach, who is director of engineer ing, Bowen Itco Inc., Houston, traced the history of engineering from its beginning. He was pre sented by C. W. Crawford, associ ate dean of engineering, following a welcome address by Dr. J. G. McGuire, assistant dean of engi neering. Toastmaster Donald R. Phariss of Brecken- ridge, president o fthe A&M Delta Chapter of Tau Beta Pi Associa tion, was toastmaster. The invo cation was given by Jack Little of Dallas. Clifford D. Thompson, an M. E. student from Abilene, was award ed $100 as winner of the Tau Bet Pi scholarship. The chapter presented Mrs. Adele Bean, a sec retary in the dean of engineering’s office, with a gift for her help in the chapter. Capt. Edwin Mauzy of Pocatello, Idaho, presented the winning theme, “Engineer’s Res ponsibility to His Country,” and was awarded a cash prize. Tau Beta Pi is an honorary scho lastic society in which students in the School of Engineering who rank in the top one-eighth of their junior class or top one-fifth of their senior class are eligible for membership. Initiates The following students were ini tiated: Donald L. Adams, Premont; Roy V. Baker Jr., Pecos; Donald F. Boren, McKinney; Freddie Mar lowe, Carthage; Robert P. Lynch, Danburg; Dickie D. Fox, Lock hart; Thomas W. Brown, Wichita Falls; Harry F. Goss, Honey Grove; Bobby Herod, Grapeland. Charles R. Martell, Orange; John Minor and Godfrey T. Mol- ler, Corpus Christi; Kenneth R. Morgan, Brownsville; Brace D. O’ Hara, Jonesville, Minn.; Paul J. Phillips, Conroe; Robert J. Rekto- rik, Robstown; Joseph J. Sekerka, Weimar; John L. Smith, Beeville. Thomas Smith, Jefferson; Tom my L. Snow, Bangs; George D. Williams, Nacogdoches; Paul K. York and Bryan R. Simmons, Mar shall; Donald F. Zetik, Brenham; Marion C. Becker, Stuttgart, Ark.; Stephen O. Jennings, Allison Park, Penna.; Raymond R. Maestri, Far rell, Penna.; Louis G. Marlow, Ruleville, Miss.; Edwin L. Mauzy, Pocaello, Idaho; Suparb Poorbra- sert, Bangkok, Thailand; John C. Scholtz Jr., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Norman C. Orthwein, Irving; Franklin T. Osborne, Crestwood, Ky. Also, Donald A. Brenner, Edward T. Dickerson, Weldon A. Lee, K. Wesley Sanders, Harold L. Over- ton, Ronald I. Lyons, all of Hous ton; Warren J. Clement, Alvin W. Dunlap, Robert L. Hughen, all of Dallas; Rodney W. Kelly, Jack W. Pool, Charles H. Andrews, Lee A. Griggs, all of San Antonio. Andrews, Becker, Jennings, Mar low, Maestri, Mauzy, Overton, Poorbraest, Scholtz, Griggs, Lyons, Orthwein and Osborn are all grad uate students. more and junior a departmental award to the senior who has done the most professional job as an undergraduate; The Wall Street Journal Award to a senior for gen eral excellence; a Sigma Delta Chi award to the senior with the high est grade average; a Sigma Delta Chi award to a senior for overall excellence; and “Putting Hubby Through” degrees to the wives of seven senior journalism majors. Four scholarships will also be presented by Burchard. They in clude two Clayton Fund $500 Agri cultural Journalism scholarships, a $400 Wildlife Journalism Scholar ship and a $100 Gulf Coast Press Assn. Scholarship. Robbie Godwin, 1960-61 president of the A&M Chapter of Sigma Del ta Chi, will present awards for the best editorial, news story, feature story and sports story appearing during the 1959-60 school year in The Battalion. Rival Losing Nomination Bid KennedyClaims By The Associated Press Sen. John F. Kennedy (D-Mass.) says the Democratic primaries in Massachusetts and Pennsylvania prove Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey (D-Minn.) can’t win the Democrat ic presidential nomination. But, he said at Martinsburg, W. Va., Wednesday, they also show that Vice President Richard M. Nixon would be “A formidable op ponent” in the November election. In Pennsylvania, where all but Nixon were write-in candidates, Kennedy outdistanced his closest rival, Adlai Stevenson, by more than 6 to 1. His margin in his home state of Massachusetts was even more lopsided. Humphrey’s totals were miniscule in compar ison. Nixon got a big vote of confi dence in both states. His Penn sylvania total, with returns still incomplete, may top the 951,932- vote showing President Eisenhower made there in 1956. People Need CS Housing Thirty-one families will need housing for the National Science Foundation program on the A&M campus this summer, Coleman Loyd, coordinator, announced. “The list of these families is available now in Room 24, Phys ics Building,” Loyd stated. “At tending will be college teachers, high school and junior high school teachers. Some will be here all summer, and some for only six weeks.” The families will need furn ished housing. The list of per sons attending the Science Insti tute will contain the number in each family and the housing re quirements. Loyd’s telephone number is VI 6-4488. “It is hoped that College Sta tion and Bryan people will make housing available,” Loyd said. NewDeadline Set For Pics Deadline for entering pictures for Vanity Fair and Senior Fa vorite has been extended until Monday at 5 p.m. Pictures should be turned in to the Office of Student Publica tions prior to that time. BA Division Sales Clinic Set Wednesday The Eleventh Annual Sales Clinic, sponsored jointly by the A&M Student Marketing Associa tion and the Houston Sales Exec utives Club will be held in Room 202 of the Business Administration Building Wednesday. Sessions will begin at 8 a. m. and last until 5 p.m. with a 2 hour break at noon. Presiding officer for this year’s clinic will be G. B. Boone, a part ner of the Boone and Cummings Advertising Agency in Houston. He will open the day’s discussion with a talk on advertising. Following Boone’s talk, H. D. Holsinger, president of Houston Sales Executive Club will speak on salesmanship. Holsinger is branch manager for the Burroughs Cor poration of Houston. Slated at 10 is a talk by Tom Nelms, president of Wessendorf Nelms and Company of Houston on industrial marketing. Concluding the morning session will be a speech on the “Consum er as Democracy’s Dictator”, giv en by Verne Lane, president of the Executive Research Institute in Houston and author of a recent report, “How Houstonians Make a Living.” During the noon break members of the Houston Sales Executive Club will interview candidates for two $250 scholarships which will be awarded at the close of the clinic. DeGualle Claims U.S. and France Stand Together SAN FRANCISCO (A 3 )—France and the United States stand to gether in wanting all peoples to determine their own destiny, Gen. Charles de Gaulle declared Wednes day night. This goal of the common ideals of the two nations amounts to political realism in the modern world, said the visiting president of France in his address to a glittering banquet audience of 4,000 in civic auditorium. The dinner capped a day started with a parade and welcome called the greatest San Francisco ever has given a foreign chief of state. De Gaulle winds up his first journey to California today with a tour of a major electronics labora tory, the new Palo Alto Hospital and Stanford Medical Center in Palo Alto, then departs by jet transport for New Orleans. De Gaulle, tall and austere I leader of France in crisis, showed frank emotion. He stood two hours in the parade’s slow progress through crowds that surged closely around his open car in the Mont gomery St. financial district. Police Chief Tom Cahill esti mated the sidewalk throngs along the route at 250,000. He said it was the greatest crowd he had seen in San Francisco in his 30- year career. The emotional peak of the day came at a reception by San Fran cisco’s French colony at the Palace of the Legion ef Honor. MSC Luncheon Honors Daniel The 11th annual Aggie Rodeo gets underway tonight as the first of five scheduled performances is scheduled at 8 in the Aggie Rodeo Arena. Bill Daniel, the prominent brother of Governor Price Daniel, will lead the grand entry parade and also turn out the first rider. In addition a luncheon was given in Daniel’s honor today at noon in the Memorial Student Center and he appeared on “Town Talk” this morning on KBTX-TV. Performances are also scheduled tomorrow night at 8 and at 10 a. m., 2 and 8 p. m. Saturday. The performance Sat urday morning will be given for a group of Cub Scouts from Houston. *■ Aggie Riders Aggie hopes in the team MSC Guest Room Reservations Being Accepted Monday Requests for Memorial Student Center guest room reservations for the football weekends or any of the major event weekends of the 1960-61 school year will be accepted from students and for mer students beginning Monday, according to Mrs. Mozelle Hol land, MSC guest rooms manager. Only one room per family can be reserved for each event. Since reservations will not be transfer able, guests must cancel their reservations with the MSC if they cannot use the rooms, Mrs. Hol land said. Following the May 31 deadline, a drawing will be held to deter mine who will receive accommo dations. After the drawing, no tices will be mailed to each person submitting requests for reserva tions indicating whether or not their names were drawn. The requests not drawn will be placed on the ‘waiting list’ and those persons making the requests will be notified at least two weeks before the event should a room be come available due to a cancella tion. Mrs. Holland added that a de posit will be required of those per sons receiving a reservation. Un less this deposit is received no later than two weeks prior to the event, an automatic cancellation will occur. competition will be carried by Phillip Cox, who was named all-Aggie champ bareback rider in 1957, Doyle McSpadden, who was named champ all-around cowboy in 1958 and Lynn Turner, who won tie-down roping and all round cowboy championships in the Sam Houston Intercollegiate Show and the Aggie Rodeo this fall. Others Competing Others competing for the Aggies will be Eddie Rosenberg, Bobby Bennett and Bobby Sims. McSpad den will compete in the tie-down roping, ribbon roping, bull dogging and bull riding events. Turner will enter the tie-down and ribbon roping events, Cox will appear in the bareback, saddle bronc and bull riding events, Rosen berg and Bennett will compete in the bull and bareback riding and Sims will compete in both roping events. Other events will include girls’ barrel racing and girls’ goat tying. This year’s edition of the rodeo will mark the first time girls’ com petition points will be included in the final scores to determine the top team. Favored Teams Teams from Sam Houston State and McNeese State College ar-e favored to carry away most of the prizes since they are competing for the top team award in this region. Jerry Moore and Leo Anderson from Sam Houston, along with Carl Martin and Billy Hood, will (See RODEO on Page 3) Rough Ride An unidentified Aggie rider tries to stay astride the whirl ing mass under him and keep both feet and other parts of his anatomy off the ground below. This kind of action will mark the 11th Annual NIRA competition which starts to night in the Aggie Rodeo Arena.