The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, May 11, 1962, Image 1

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Volume 60
Winners Named In
Graphics Contest
Winners in the 1902 Engineer
ing Graphics Contest have been
First place in the working draw
ing category went to Lyman J.
Hardeman of College Station, ma
joring- in electrical engineering.
Second and third places were
won by Donald E. Fuseh, business
administration major, and Stewart
By The Associated Press
SAIGON, South Viet Nam-
Communist gunfire has wounded
two American fliers and hit four
U. S. Army and Marine helicopters
as Denfense Secretary Robert S.
McNamara toured South Viet
Nam’s spl’awling guerrilla war
American helicopter crews ran
into their toughest Communist re
sistance yet as they carried out
(support missions and airlifted
Vietnamese infantrymen into bat
tle Wednesday and Thursday.
★ ★ ★
MOSCOW — Premier Khruch-
chfev claimed Thursday no Ameri
can rockets had ever hit the moon.
The Soviet premier did not men
tion by name Ranger IV which the
United States announced hit the
far side of the moon April 26.
But he said: “The Americans
have tried several times to hit
the moon with their rockets. They
have proclaimed for all the world
to .hear that they had. launched
rockets ' to 'the moon, but they
missed every time.”
An attempt to launch the world’s
first mapmaking satellite, a flash
ing-light sphere named ANNA,
failed Thursday when the second
stage of the booster rocket did not
Project officials said a second
ANNA satellite is nearly ready for
launching and they hope to send
it aloft within a few months.
Only two satellites were approv
ed in a modest program to test the
feasibility of using orbiting vehi
cles as points of reference in space
to help map the earth more pre
DALLAS — An airman from
Fort Worth robbed a suburban Dal
las bank of $9,337 Thursday and
Was arrested within, an hour
through the quick thinking of a
Police identified the man as Wil
liam Luther Brown, 33, crewcut
airman from Carswell Air Force
Base, who was to be married Fri
day night.
He used the car of his fiancee’s
father in the clumsy holdup ef
F. McAdoo Jr., aeronautical engi
neering major, both of Houston.
T. M. Matthews of Luling, a ci
vil engineering student, took first
in descriptive geometry problems.
Michael I. Wier of Deer Park, elec
trical engineering, won second, and
Glenn Bryson of Hurst, chemical
engineering, was third.
First place in lettering went to
David C. Slaughter of Hobbs, N.M.,
an aeronautical engineering stu
dent. E. P. Eaton-Jr. of Abing-
ton, Mass., mechanical engineer
ing, was second, and J. L. Ingram
of Odessa, civil engineering, took
In the freehand drawing cate
gory, first place was won by R. A.
Hood of Houston, majoring in
electrical engineering; second to
Forrest Norman of Tyler, indus
trial education; and third to Wil
son Smith of Brownwood, indus
trial technology.
Drawing sets, drafting ma
chines, pen sets, slide rules and
lettering sets were provided as
prizes by the Gramercy Guild
Group, Eugene Dietzgen Company,
Frederick Post Company, The Ex
change Store, and the Keuffel and
Esser Company of Texas.
The contest was sponsored by
the Department of Engineering
W. E. Street, head of the de
partment, presided at the contest
awards session, and T. R. Spence,
A&M System engineer, gave the
main address. Samuel L. Cleland,
professor of engineering graphics,
presented the awards.
Ring Dance
Ticket Sale
Ends May 18
Tickets for the annual Ring
Dance will be available at the cash
ier’s desk in the Memorial Student
Center through next Friday from
9-4, according to John Waddell,
president of the senior class. After
Friday, tickets must be purchased
at the door.
The Senior Banquet will be held
May-19 in Duncan Dining Hall in
the southwest wing. Tickets for the
banquet are 1.50 each, and go off
sale Wednesday at the cashier's
desk in the MSC. Corps members
should wear class A uniforms,
and civilians may wear dark suits
or tuxedos.
The Ring Dance begins at 8
p.m. in the main dining room of
Sbisa Dining Hall. Tickets for the
dance are $4.75 per couple. Pic
tures will be $2.75 for two prints,
and extra prints are available for
75 cents each. Students must buy
tickets to get pictures taken, and
the prints will be available by
May 24 at the cashier’s window in
the MSC.
The orchestra for the dance will
be Billy May’s.
Number 115
Flower Ceremony, Awards
Top Weekend’s Activities
"62 Blood Drive
Donations Ended
The annual Aggie Blood Drive
ended Thursday with a collection
of 211 pints of blood to be put
into the blood bank. This repre
sents the largest amount of blood
to be collected in recent years and
compares favorably to the total of
172 pints which was collected last
year, according to Johnny Anthis,
chairman of the Student Senate
student welfare committee.
With the conclusion of this year’s
drive, the student blood bank,
which is being established this
year for the first time, will become
a reality.
one • year period will be given to
leukemia victims and used for re
Research scientists from the
Wadley Center study blood dis
eases of all types with major in
terest placed on blood cancer,
hemoplilia and various anemias.
The center exists solely from gifts,
research grants and services rend
Supervising the collection of
blood in this year’s drive, which
was held in the lower level of the
Memorial Student Center, were
nurses from the Wadley Center.
Under this program all donors
and their immediate families will
be able to draw blood from any
where in the United States through
the auspices of the Wadley Re
search Center, which will replace
any blood taken from another bank.
Nondonors may also receive blood
from the student blood bank upon
approval of the student welfare
Student who donated their blood
in this year’s drive should receive
their blood type cards from the
Wadley Research Center in about
two weeks.
The research center will now
be in charge of storing the blood
and holding it for future use. All
blood which is not used by the stu
dent blood bank at the end of a
Liebhafsky Plans
Research On Labor
Required In South
Dr. E. E. Liebhafsky, professor
of economics at A&M, has accepted
a two-year appointment as visiting
professor at North Carolina State
College, beginning June 6.
He will participate in a study
on “Economic Development and
Manpower Requirements of the
South,” sponsored by the Twentieth
Century Fund.
Liebhafsky will be responsible
for projecting the labor force and
manpower requirements in the 13
southern states to 1975.
The Twentieth Century Fund
project, under the direction of
James G. Maddox, associate direc
tor of the Agricultural Policy In
stitute at North Carolina State
College, will focus attention on
questions of economic development
and utilization of manpower in the
south because that region is still
substantially below national levels
in average income and output.
Aim of the study will be to evalu
ate basic changes taking place in
the regional economy of the South
and to estimate the extent to which
future economic development will
depend upon full utilization of all
manpower, with particular refer
ence to the Negro population of the
Liebhafsky has been on the A&M
faculty since 1956. He has also
served on the faculties of Penn
sylvania State University and
Western Reserve University. He
served on the staff of the Region
X Wage Stabilization Board during
the Korean emergency. In the sum
mer of 1961, Liebhafsky served
with the Bureau of Employment
Security, U. S. Department of La
bor, in Washington, D. C.
Liebhafsky received his doctorate
from the University of Illinois in
1950. His field of specialization is
labor economics. He is a member
of Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Gamma Mu
and Omicron Delta Gamma.
Equipment Due
Here Sunday
An Honest John rocket and a
number of other pieces of Army
combat equipment from Fort Hood
will be on display here Sunday,
as Ai’med Forces Week opens.
The display is scheduled to ar
rive in time for viewing by per
sons attending the Corps Reviejv
scheduled shortly after 9 a.m.,
and will be left in place on the
street between the Coke Building
and the Main Drill Field until 2
An Air Force flyover of planes
during the review also is planned
as part of the local observance of
Armed Forces Week.
Serving as local project officer
for Armed Forces Week observ
ance is Col. Frank L. Elder, pro
fessor of Military Sciences and
The display planned here will in
clude, in addition to the 12-foot
Honest John rocket, such items
as an air surveillance drone, in
fantry weapons and radio equip
ment. Lt. Col. T. A. Hotchkiss,
operations officer of the Depaif-
ment of Military Science said,
Provence To Speak
At Journalism Fete
Harry Provence, a Waco news
paper executive, will be the princi
pal speaker at the A&M Journal
ism Awards banquet here Saturday.
The event will be held at 7:30
p. m. at El Chapultepec Restaurant.
Provence, editor-in-chief of News
papers Inc. of Waco since 1954,
will discuss “Profession: Jour
A graduate of Baylor University,
Provence joined the Waco News-
Tribune and Times-Herald staff in
1937 and assumed duties as editor
in 1951.
Active in professional newspaper
organizations, Provence is a mem
ber of the Century Council.
At the banquet, five awards and
four scholarships will be presented
to outstanding journalism students
in the department.
The honors include awards by the
faculty for scholastic achievement,
Wall Street Journal student
achievement, Sigma Delta Chi’s
outstanding graduate, junior and
sophomore students.
Scholarships will be given by the
Texas Gulf Coast Press Associa
tion and Wildlife Institute. Two
grants will be presented to students
majoring in agricultural jour
Attending the banquet will be
students and wives or dates, mem
bers of the faculty, administration
and news media repi’esentatives.
. . . Aggie Mother of the Year
CSC Names
Members For
’62-63 Year
The Civilian Student Council an
nounced Thursday night the re
sults of the election of members
to the 1962-63 CSC. A total of
17 students were selected to posi
tions on next year’s council.
The new representatives are Don
N. Packer, day student represen
tative; Charles Dyer, day student
representative; Rex Bunkley, soph
omore representative; David John
son, junior representative; Gary
L. Zizenbach, graduate represen
tative; and Charles Cockrell, sen
ior representative.
New members selected from the
civilan dorm and housing areas
include Frank Sruban, College
View; Jerry Bell, College View;
Gerald Gray, Project Housing;
Richard Moore, Walton; Rob Ritch
ey, Milner, Dale Atkinson, Hensel
Apartments; Ronald Reel, Hart,
Victor Kornick, Leggett; Mike Va-
lek, Puryear; Bryan Ralph, Mitch
ell; and Jeff Harp, Law.
Remaining members to next
year’s council will be elected in the
The CSC also issued the seating
arrangements for the 12th Man
Bowl at Thursday’s meeting. Ac
cording to President Doug
Schwenk, the seating area for all
corps students will be located on
the south end of the west side of
Kyle Field. Civilian students will
be seated in the north end of the
west side of Kyle Field.
The Aggie Band will be seated
on the east side of Kyle Field and
will be representing both civilian
and corps students.
Review To Honor
Mother Of Year
Battalion Staff Writer
Preparations entered the final stages this week for the
upcoming Parents’ Day weekend. Visitors expected to num
ber in the thousands will converge on the campus from all
parts of the United States and from various other countries
to watch as the Corps’ outstanding cadets and units receive
honors and awards.
Included in the weekend activities are the National Inter
collegiate Rodeo in the College Rodeo Arena Thursday, Friday
and Saturday ; the Aggie Follies production in Guion Hall Fri
day and Saturday, and the Mothers’ Sweetheart Dance Sat
urday at 9 p. m. in Sbisa Hall.
Schedule of events for the Parents’ Day Ceremonies, Sun
day, calls for the Flower Pin
ning Ceremony in the cadet
dormitory area at 8 a. m. con
ducted by unit commanders
and their mothers or dates,
and presentation of best drilled
sophomore and freshman awards.
Also at this time, the units will
present their commanders with
appreciation awards. Commanders
will receive “Commander’s Keys”
from their tactical officer in this
At 8:50, the 'Corps will assemble
for a review honoring Mrs. Lottie
Neumann, Aggie Mother of the
year, and the presentation of unit
and individual awards on the main
drill field.
Outstanding cadets in each class
will receive awards from various
groups and organizations.
The outstanding first class cadet
will receive the Albert Sidney
Johnston Saber, presented by the
United Daughters of the Con
The outstanding second class ca
det will receive the Caldwell
Trophy, a watch, presented annual
ly by the Caldwell Jewelry Store,
The outstanding third classman
will receive the Federated A&M
Mothers’ Clubs of Texas Award, a
bronze cup and key.
The outstanding fourth classman
will receive the Outstanding Fresh
man Cadet Award, a medal, pre
sented by Col. Joe E. Davis, com
mandant of cadets.
Among the many other awards
to be given to outstanding individ
uals and units of the Corps are
the General George F. Moore
Trophy, the President’s Award and
the N. S. Meyer-Raeburn Founda
tion Award.
The Gen. Moore Award, a flag,
plaque, citation cords and gold keys
for the unit officers, is given an
nually to the cadet organization
having the highest overall general
rating, based on academic and mili
tary proficiency, intramurals and
extracurricular activities.
The President’s Flag is presented
annually by the college president
to the Battle Group or Group with
(See WEEKEND On Page 3)
Follies Features
Nine Attractions
The Aggie Follies, ’62, will offer
Betty Moore, a dance instructor
from College Station in an exotic
dance as one of the many added
atti-actions that will be presented
at the Follies Friday and Satur
day at 7:30 p.m. in Guion Hall.
Admission is 75 cents.
Other atti’actions will include
the Jazz Boys, a vaudeville duo,
Hugh Majors and his Jug Blow
ers, the Galindas, hill-billies, spirit-
utl singers, a male quartet, tumbl
ers, acrobats and the “Artists.”
The feature attraction will be
an original melodrama written es
pecially for the Follies, entitled
“Twillie’s Little Arce.”
Written by the Aggie Players
★ ★ ★
7:30 p. m. 12th Man Bowl Game
in Kyle Field, Aggie Follies in
Guion Hall.
8 p. m. Rodeo in the Rodeo Arena.
8:40 a. m. A&M Mothers’ Club
Coffee in the MSC.
9 a. m. A&M Mothers’ Club an
nual meeting in the MSC.
12.30 p. m. Ham Show and Auc
tion in the A. I. Bldg.
2 p. m. Livestock Show in the
Animal Husbandry Pavilion.
5:30 - 7:30 p. m. Smorgasbord in
the MSC Dining Room.
7:30 p. m. Aggies Follies in
Guion Hall.
8:30 p. m. Rodeo in the Rodeo
9 p. m. Mothers’ Sweetheart
Dance in the MSC Ballroom.
8 a. m. Flower Pinning Ceremony
for Corps of Cadets in front of
9 a. m. Corps Review in the main
drill field.
10:40 a. m. Precision drill demon
stration on the main drill field by
the Freshman Drill Team.
11 a. m. Parents’ Day program in
Guion Hall.
12:30 p. m. Mothers’ Day dinner
in the Dining Halls.
2 p. m. Special drill by the Ross
Volunteers on the main drill field.
4 p. m. Sky-diving exhibition on
the Civil Engineering field by the
A&M Parachute Club.
especially for the Guion stage,
“Twillie’s Little Acre” will unfold
in this manner: young, sweet, in
nocent Fluffie Truesome goes to
the big city. There she meets good-
looking, evil Vilgard, who asks
her to marry him.
Bill Hite will star in the lead as
Twillie, who is a helper on the
small farm and the hero of the
play. Ruth Simmons will play the
heroine, Fluffie Truesome, the
young farm girl; Brit Jones is
cast as Fluffie’s widowed mother;
Richard Metz will be the villian,
Dan Vilgard; Regie Lundergan is
Vilgard’s wife, Flossie Fluss; and
Jan Jones will play Arch Home
stead, who holds the deed to the
Truesome farm.
Follies’ exotic dancer