The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, April 18, 1961, Image 3

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SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED * contii. difficiili !d State hip as t( e t'ears, t s roup, tion maj 1 Patriots itionarie uiomeat, going to amenift. l kes no* More Than 100 Attend Annual JETS Conference Approximately 100 students, faci lity and industry sponsors at- ended the second annual South- rest Regional Junior Engineering 'echnical Society Conference here iaturday. The purpose of JETS, as it is popularly known, is to stimulate nterest in engineering and science areers. The meeting also fea- jired project displays of JETS jub members. One of the session’s main speak- irs, Dr. John C. Calhoun Jr., vice ihancellor for development of the A&M College System and vice president of JETS, Inc., presented awards and scholarships. The Gramercy JETS Scholar ship went to Michael Walter Hyde of Bryan. Eugene Paul Meier of Needville received the A&M For mer Students Association JETS Scholarship. Calhoun said that JETS per formed the unique function at the high school level of motivating high school students toward engi neering careers. He said 90 per cent of JETS Kilian To Lecture Tonight On Hazards Of Industries Dr. D. J. Kilian, Head, Industrial liedicine, The Dow Chemical Co., fill present an illustrated lecture in industrial hazards in the petro- Piaba Wins Local ASCE Paper Contest The Brazos County Branch, Am erican Society of Civil Engineers, las announced the following win ners of the student technical pa per contest: 1st—Carl F. Raba, Jr., “Some if the Forgotten Professional Re sponsibilities of the Graduate En gineer.” 2nd—James W. Cravens, “Selec tion of Employment After Col- lege.” 3rd—John Minor, “A Case for tie Metric System.” In addition to cash awards, the tinners were awarded certificates. Raba will present his paper in (lie finals to be held at the Texas Section Meeting, ASCE, in Waco, Apr. 20-22. He will be accompanied by three other delegates of the Student Chapter, ASCE. They will be Phil Evans, Minor and A. C. Johnson. e Olde ^Jeasip BY Eugene Rush, TU ’33 I try to give service. I don’t think lip-service is what folks want from their insurance agent. A few months ago I received a letter from an Aggie graduate of stating in part as follows: “Again I thank you for taking care of my account. I have been paying for uniforms and have overdrawn my account at the bank. “You will never know how much I enjoy having my insurance with ANIC0. I have discussed my Policy with other officers and have Jet to find a policy with as much coverage as I. I’m really satisfied "th your interest and encourage ment. “I'll really be glued to the TV set Thanksgiving hoping to see the ‘fighting Aggies’ beat Hell out’a TU. Only wish it were pos- sMe for me to be there. “Well, if you ever need any testi monials, just write and I’ll back you 100%.” chemical industry tonight at 7:30 in the Biological Sciences Lecture Room. Particular emphasis will be placed on the dangers of caustics and the precautions necessary for protection against serious damage to the eyes. Kilian, a national authority on eye injuries and laboratory precau tions to prevent such injuries, has appeared before the National Safe ty Congress, Medical Societies, and has for several years made a definite contribution to the work of Industrial Education classes in Industrial Safety. Peach To Lead Faculty Meet Maj. Robert Peach of the De partment of Military Sciences will lead the group in meditation at the Faculty Christian Fellowship meeting tomorrow at 6:57 a.m. in the All Faiths Chapel. Dr. Murray Brown will be at the organ. Coffee and doughnuts will be served in the South Solarium of the YMCA from 7:25 to 7:45 a.m. Club members go to college and 67 per cent enter as engineering students. The conference was opened by welcoming addresses from Fred Benson, Dean of Engineering, and Donald Patton, president, A&M Student Engineers Council. Richard T. Fallon, executive di rector of JETS, Inc., East Lan sing, Mich, reported on activities on the national level. He said that JETS clubs numbered in ex cess of 700 and that the number was increasing each year. He further said that JETS was receiving increasing industry sup port. JETS, Inc., is recognized by the National Society of Pro fessional Engineers and the Engi neers Council for Professional De velopment. The National Science Foundation supports financially a part of the work at the national level. J. G. McGuire, Assistant Dean of Engineering at A&M and chair man of the Texas State Head quarters Committee which spon sored the conference, reported on activities at the state level. He said there were 35 active JETS clubs in Texas with about 700 members. The state headquarters is continuing to develop project descriptions and other aids for the local clubs. The afternoon sessions featured separate gVoup discussions for adult leaders and for students. Joel M. Johnson, teacher advisor, Robert E. Lee High School, Bay- town, presided over the meeting of adults. Among the items discussed were: JETS club activities as an incentive to better scholarship and means of obtaining active coopera tion of local industry and the en gineering profession. Michael Walter Hyde, JETS club member, Stephen F. Austin High School, Bryan, presided over the student meeting which fea tured discussions of how JETS club activities support preparation for an engineering or science ca reer, and how to make JETS Clubs more effective. Cuba Hit By Sea, Air By The Associated Press Invading forces, moving into Cuba by sea and air, clashed with Castro forces Monday. The future of the Communist-tinged regime was at stake. Prime Minister Fidel Castro, reporting Sighting on southern beached barely 100 miles from Havana, exhorted his followers to throw back the invasion forces. The leader of Cuban exiles, in a proclamation issued in the Uni ted States, urged the invaders to rid Cuba of Castro’s rule and end “international communism’s cruel oppression.” Cuba told the United Nations the operation was mounted from Flordia and Guatemala. The Uni ted States and Guatemala denied any involvement. Castro declared his forces had engaged the invaders at all points. In a broadcast he said the invaders were supported by warships and warplanes. “Forward Cubans!” he declar ed. “All to their posts of com bat and work, forward Cubans! The revolution is invincible!” Castro, in a charge echoed by Moscow, said the attack was launched by “mercenaries organ ized by the imperialistic govern ment of the United States.” Cagtro called on sister Latin- American nations to aid Cuba. The Soviet Union told the United Nations it is the U. N. duty to take collective action to suppress the attacks on Cuba. Dr. Jose Miro Cardona, presi dent of the Cuban Revolutionary Council, vanished from his new York headquarters Sunday and was reported ready to enter Cuba once a beachhead was secure. Miro Cardona, a former prime minis ter under Castro, broke with him over Communist influence in Cuba. New Commander Named For Area Reservists Special To The Battalion New Commanding General for 8th U. S. Army Corps with head quarters in Austin, will be a native Texan, Maj. Gen. Edwin Anderson Walker, it was announced today by Secretary of the Army Elvis J. Stahr, Jr. CHEST DRIVE (Continued from Page 4) tended to put the chest back on its feet because of the poor col lections in the fall, but will evi dently fail to do so. Lee Griggs was in charge of ci vilian student collections, Ben Johnson was in charge of day stu dent collections and Roger Rat cliff handled collections in the old Collections were handled through cadet unit commanders, civilian dormitory presidents and the re ceptacles in the Memorial Student Center. The Campus Chest is a fund that has been established to help students in cases of unusual hard ship. All applications are screen ed carefully before funds are dis tributed. Be well groomed for success That “like new” look we give your clothes is sure to make the right impressions whether you’re on the job or on the town. CAMPUS CLEANERS . . V/ ' ; • - v I / " tosiii 1m iSlfesr-- - ■ Gen. Walker, presently assigned to the 24th Infantry Division, U. S. Army, Europe will assume his new duties in August. A 1931 graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Gen. Walker has spent most of his thirty years in the Army in the command field. During World War II, he served in the Aleutians and in Europe. He took part in the Anzio attack, the battle for Cassino, the attack on Southern France, and the Rhineland and Central European campaigns. He commanded Task Force “A” which accepted the surrender of the Ger man Army in Norway. During the Korean . War, Gen. Walker commanded the 2nd In fantry Division Artillery, and later the 7th Infantry Regiment, .3rd Division. He started his present assign ment in Germany in October, 1959, and was Commanding General, Ar kansas Military District, for the two preceding years. In that as signment, he commanded Reserve units and was cited for the effec tive reorganization of 77 Reserve units in 54 along the lines of the modern Pentomic Army. As Commanding General, 8th U. S. Army Corps, he will conr- mand all Army Reserve activities in Texas and New Mexico. This involves some 110,000 Army Re servists and nearly $9 million worth of property and equipment throughout the two-state area, also management of a $6 million budget. His command also includes Re serve units in the Bryan-College Station area such as the 420th Engineer Brigade, the 358th In fantry Battle Group, and the 4th F.A. Battalion. Many of these local Reservists are students and members of the faculty and staff at A&M. THE BATTALION Tuesday, April 18, 1961 College Station, Texas Page 3 Drilling Course Ends Successfully The Department of Petroleum Engineering has just concluded its fourth successful session of the Advanced Drilling Engineering Course offered for members of the petroleum industry. This was a two-weeks’ course consisting of eight hours a day lectures five days a week for the two-week period. The lectures were given by members of the fac ulty of the Department of Petro leum Engineering and by outstand ing men of the oil industry itself. The drilling school had an en rollment of 19 men representing drilling personnel from Europe, South America, Canada, Indonesia and the United States. For the most part these men represented oil producing companies, drilling contractors and supply companies. The last week of the school was devoted to a study of the drilling rig, optimum conditions for rock penetration, factors affecting the rate of penetration, formation evaluation, drilling economics, to tal well costs, statistical informa tion, hydraulics and public-oil in dustry relations. On the afternoon of the last day of the session, Friday, the men attending the school were address ed by a drilling panel who pre sented for discussion their ideas on methods of reducing drilling costs from the viewpoint of the drilling contractor, the supply company and research. The Advanced Drilling Engi neering Course is a presentation of the Department of Petroleum Engineering in conjunction with the American Association of Oil- well Drilling Contractors, which made the course possible by a cash gift to the Department of some $2,500 to initiate and implement the setting up of such a training course. “The course,” John Pedigo, of the Department of Petroleum En gineering, said today, “has been well received by the petroleum in dustry, as indicated by the enroll ment, having a waiting list thus far for each presentation of the course. “Every effort is being made to upgrade the course material, and improve the instructors’ presenta tion. The Department of Petro leum Engineering is proud of its industry courses and expects to continue their presentation as long as industry desires this class of instruction,” Pedigo pointed out. The enrollees were guests at a smorgasbord on the final day of the session. Attending were offi cials of the American Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors, outstanding men from the oil in dustry and A&M officials. The next session of the Ad vanced Drilling Engineering Course for Petroleum Industry Personnel is tentatively scheduled for October, 1961. This will be the fifth session for this course. AFTER SHAVE LOTION Refreshing antiseptic action heats razor nicks, helps keep your skin in top condition. 1.00 plus i a * SHULTON New York • Toronto Ellison 101 S. 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