The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 31, 1962, Image 1

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-v.- ' Che Battalion Clark Sets Records... See Page 4 b nJ Volume 60 COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1962 Number 24 Politics: Charges Fought By THE ASSOCIATED PRES§ IS ■ Republicans ant l Democrats an- fi'ered each other’s earlier charges fuesday as the campaign for gov ernor got down to specifics. I GOP headquarters issued a Statement designed to refute marges by the Democratic nomi nee for governor, John Connally, mat his opponent, Jack Cox, led | 1960 county delegation pledged jd support Lyndon Johnson for President. Cox has been critical of Connally’s ties with Johnson. CONNALLY, at a Houston news conference, said he knows nothing of alleged voting irregularities in Starr County mentioned by Cox In a statewide television broadcast. Stumping in San Antonio, . Cox iralked into a civic club contro- rersy which ended with Cox and his supporters eating on one side of the restaurant and Connally supporters on the other. The Republican headquarters statement said that Ross Elliott of Breckenridge was I960 Demo cratic chairman for Stephens pounty, when the county passed resolution supporting Johnson, ^ow vice president. The statement j aid that Cox “was never in favor | h any resolution whatsoever en dorsing Senator Johnson,” and |hat Cox was keynote speaker at Ihe county convention “inasmuch Is he was our candidate for gov- Irnor.” CONNALLY told Houston news- pen that he knows nothing of cir- (umstances surrounding firms in- iluded in Cox’s Monday night tele vision appearance which showed ■\vo Latin Americans who said Ihey had been compelled to vote |bsentee against their wishes. “Assuming the charges to be [rue, it is reprehensive,” Connally aid. “One of the greatest rights We have is free elections.” I Connally also predicted a turn- lut at the Nov. 6 general election limilar in size to the first pi’imary Vote. ■mm It! m - x -'"- |pp ','' % - % - 'XCJ ■ SM | 41 7"'" ' ' | ;f mm bgC 1M Ip ii;:; f C 'A ■'■ii' ^ I /- f Campus Chest Drive Receives MoreDonations Another campus group, the Second Brigade staff, had made a 100 per cent contribution to the Campus Chest drive by Tuesday afternoon, the second day of the cam paign. This brings the total 100 per** «** a 'Mi: 0k 5 I mi ■a Mi Crash! Clank! Clunk! No, it’s not a boiler factory; it’s the Dick Schory Percussion specializes in putting wierd sounds to music, using non- Pops Orchestra. The group, with 19 “musicians” and 119 musical devices. The performance is set for 8 in G. Rollie “instruments” stars at Town Hall Friday night. Schory White Coliseum. HERE FRIDAY NIGHT Dick Schory Orchestra At Town Hall Easterwood Looks For Weekend Rush Town Hall’s second presentation of the year—-Dick Schory’s Per cussion Pops Orchestra—is sched uled for 8 p.m. Friday in G. Rollie White Coliseum. And next Tuesday the “Leonard Bernstein Gala,” featuring the cofnposer’s works, will be featured in another Town Hall extrava ganza. The percussion ensemble, unique in musical circles, makes use of 119 instruments including sirens, auto brake drums and an ancient Chevrolet manifold. Nineteen musicians are kept busy providing more conventional Approximately 75 planes, if wea ther conditions are right, will ar rive at Easterwood Airport Sat- irday loaded with football fans or the Aggie-Razorback grid tilt. Easterwood, established in 1940 is the college airport, has especial- y busy weekends when the Aggies ire playing a home game, Manager L Guy Smith says. Smith has , learned through the rears that Arkansas has “quite a ollowing” of fans who fly to fames. THE AIRPORT is a busier spot ^ than most people realize with pilot ining, commercial and private ?ying operations as well as tran- “ent aircraft. The field ranks forty-second among 42 airports in Pe Southwest Region served by rederal Aviation Agency staffed Patrol towers, an official report hows. This ranking put Easter- r°od ahead of airports in such ities as Brownsville, Tyler and Santa Fe, N. M. Easterwood, used as a training Sold for hundreds of fliers, was kaied in honor of an Aggie who fas a Navy flier during World War "hie heaviest football traffic nor- “ally arr j ves w hen the Aggies * the University of Texas Long- lri “s at Kyle Field, Smith said. average of 125 to 150 planes U in. The record number of |^nes on the field at one time is bN “Quite a few” privately-own- I bC3’s, Lockheed Lodestars and [Wt twin-engine aircraft will be 111 the field football weekends. “We’ll refuel usually about half 1 the aircraft,” Smith said. No ^fking fee is charged unless the remains overnight. A TRAFFIC JAM develops on field if all of the planes arrive ym 1 ' a short period, Smith said. He ^ **8 extra help for the task of parking 100 or more planes within two hours. “But we’ve been able to handle the planes without incident,” Smith said. Oct. 20, 1956, recorded 153 planes at Easterwood as the Aggies host ed the TCU Horned Frogs. A tor nado skirted one side of the air port about game time. Twenty- seven planes were damaged, in cluding eight flipped over by the high winds. backgi-ound as well as the “un usual” sounds. Normal instru ments are trumpets, trombones, Fi’ench horns, a tuba plus guitars. Reviewers have noted in past performances that half the fun is watching musicians leaping and stumbling around the cluttered stage to make the correct “clank” or “clunk” at the proper time. Schofy’s bandsmen have recorded for RCA Victor, with their usual offerings in the popular and Broad way musical classes. Admission to the evening with marimbas, boo-hams and chromatic cow bells is free to students with activity . cards. Regular tickets may be purchased at the door or at the Student Program office in the Memorial Student Center Fri day at $1 each. The Bernstein blast, a three-part production featuring Bernstein’s works for opera, ballet and Broad way, is set for 8 p.m. Tuesday in G. Rollie White Coliseum. “Trouble in Tahiti,” a one-act satirical opera, will begin the pro gram, followed by the American Ballet Theatre production of “Fancy Free.” Selections from “West Side Story,” “On The Town,” “Candide,” “Wonderful Town” and “Peter Pan” will also be presented. Accompanied by a full orchestra, the show will feature Robert Roun- seville, star of the original “Can dide,” and Claire Alexander, color atura soprano. John Kriza, one of America’s leading dancers, leads the cast in “Fancy Free.” He has been a headliner with the American Ballet Theatre since his teens. He has received praise from an interna tional selection of distinguished persons including President and Mrs. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret. Born in Berwyn, 111., the dancer SMU Student, Date Tickets Will Be Sold Date and student tickets for the Southern Methodist Univer sity - A&M football game will go on sale Thursday morning. The afternoon game will be play ed Nov. 10 in Dallas. Tickets will be sold until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Athletic Department ticket booths near Kyle Field. Students should buy their tic kets early to avoid waiting in line. They should also bring their student activity booklets. has been working at his profession since the age of eight. Acclaimed as an actor as well as an dancer, Kriza has travelled more than a million miles in Europe, Asia, Af rica and North and South Amer ica, performing particularly the works of this generation of Amer ican choreographers. Claire Alexander, a young lyric coloratura soprano with a three- and-a-half octave vocal range, is a product of the Pittsburgh Play house. She started there at the age of six, playing there with the Children’s Theater until she grad uated into such adult productions as “Blithe Spirit” and “The Im portance of Being Ernest.” Her musical career began with the city’s Civic Light Opera and graduated into the Pittsburgh Op era Company and the Pittsburgh Symphony. Recently Miss Alexander has been on such television programs as the Perry Como Show and her concert and opera appearances have taken her to Europe and South America, as well as Green land and Iceland. Her operatic 2’oles have ranged from Violetta in “La Traviata” to the Queen of the Night in “The Magic Flute.” She has also ap peared in a number of operettas, including “The Merry Widow,” “Showboat” and “Guys and Dolls.” cent contributions to four, accord ing to Ken Stanton, chairman of the Student Senate welfare com mittee. By Monday, the student emer gency assistance fund had received donations from each man in the Civilian Student Council, the First Brigade staff and the First Group staff. STANTON SAID yesterday that no contributions had been received from any of the civilian or corps dormitories by 3:30 p.m. “I hope that Wednesday will be a big day for the drive,” he added, urging that a special effort be made by corps commanders and dormitory pi’esidents. Day students who wish to con tribute to the fund will have a spe cial container provided for them near the Campus Chest progress chart in the Memorial Student Center. Juan Dominguez, president of Puryear Hall, announced that the dormitory will hold a special meet ing at 5 p.m. Thursday to collect Campus Chest donations from members. He urged that other dormitories make a special drive for donations to make this year the biggest yet for the fund. PURPOSE OF THE Campus Chest is to provide a fund to assist students who need help as a result of an accident, loss of property or a similar situation. Seventy per cent of the money collected by the Campus Chest will be given to Aggies who need mon etary assistance. The remainder will be divided evenly among the Brazos County Tuberculosis As sociation, the March of Dimes and the College Station Community Chest. Deposits for donations to the fund should be carried to the Stu dent Finance Center and placed in account number 160. A bronze plaque to the civilian dormitory or corps unit which do nates the largest amount per man to the Campus Chest Drive. College Station United Chest Drive Opened College Station will open its an nual United Chest drive Thursday to support 15 agencies in youth, recreation, welfare and medical work for the community. This years’ Campaign, scheduled to end by Nov. 15, will seek $17,- 000 fi*om residents and business ci tizens of the community in a once- a-year solicitation. Dr. G. M. Watkins, dean of agri cultural instruction, is general chairman of the drive. Dr. W. J. Graff, dean of instruction, is chair man of the campaign committee and assisting him will be Mrs. C. W. Pewthers, M. L. Cashion, W. T. Riedel, J. M. Hendricks and Dr. C. H. Groneman. Pieter Groot, of the Department of Oceanography and Meteorology, is treasurer. The drive will open officially with breakfast in the Memorial Student Center Thursday at 6:45 a.m. when more than 80 chest representatives will be given campaign material and instructions by Dean Graff and Dean Watkins. Watkins has requested that these representatives make their pledges at the breakfast if possible, to en courage those contacted to meet the 15-day campaign schedule. Reporting dates for the progress of the drive will begin with Fri day and continue on each Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Today 9 s Thought The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none. —Carlyle Wire Review By The Associated Press WORLD NEWS HAVANA—U Thant, the U.N.’s acting secretary-general, flew to Havana Tuesday and met with Prime Minister Fidel Castro for Student ‘Culture’ Trip Termed Success By GERRY BROWN Battalion News Editor “An unqualified success” was the view of 23 A&M student leaders who returned late Mon day night from a two-day “cul tural” trip in Houston. The trip, sponsored by the Memorial Stu dent Center through the MSC Directorate, represented a new step in the council’s annual pro gram for ti’aining student lead ers. The trip began eaxdy Sunday morning when the students and five faculty and staff advisors boai'ded college vehicles and headed for Houston. Arxnving in Houston they registered at the Shamrock-Hilton Hotel and met Exdc Hilton, youngest son of Conx’ad Hilton and resident man ager of the Shamrock-Hilton. After lunch at the hotel the Aggies and their advisors re entered their vehicles and drove to the Port of Houston, where they boarded the port’s excur sion boat “Sam Houston” for a tour of the Houston ship chan nel and port. Members of the group were welcomed aboard by H. G. Gib son, second mate of the ship. Although the port was a quiet contrast to its usual weekday activity, the students were able to view numerous foreign ships, industxial plants and shipping facilities lining the channel dur ing the 2Vi-hour trip. Returning to the hotel the Aggies changed clothes for their visit to Houston’s Alley Theater, where they saw the play “Beck- et.” The play, written by Jean, Anouilh, is set in 12th cen tury medival England and re volves around the conflict be tween King Henx-y II and Eng land’s spiritual leader at the time, Thomas Becket. Ax-riving at the theater, the student leaders were met by Miss Che Moody, executive as sistant to Miss Nina Vance, managing director of the Alley Theater. Miss Moody gave the Aggies some of the background behind the Alley Theater in its advancement from a community playhouse to a nationally known professional theater. Following the play the stu dents and their advisors wex-e able to meet and interview the leading nxembex-s of the cast before returning to the Sham rock-Hilton. At the hotel the gx-oup ate a swordfish dinner on the “Charcoal Terrace” over looking the swimming pool. Monday’s schedule of acti vities began with breakfast in the “Chax-coal Tex-race.” Spon soring the breakfast was James L. Parker, ’40, vice-president in charge of sales, Duncan Coffee Co. Following breakfast Hilton led the Aggies in a “behind the scenes” tour of the Shamrock- Hilton, which gave the group an idea of the many facets which make up the total operation of a large hotel. The tour was cut short in or der that the student leaders and advisors could make their ap pointment at the Houston World Trade Center. Alan I. New- house, vice-president of the Houston World Trade Associa tion, and W. L. Brewster, presi dent of the International Ex port Packers, introduced the Ag gies to the activities of the Woidd Tx-ade Center. After completing a tour of the center, the students ate lunch as the guests of several mem- bex*s of the Houston Woxdd Tx-ade Association. Before leaving the center the gx-oup attended a meeting of the National Defense Resexwe Association. B. A. Sines, vice- president of Southern Pacific Railroad, spoke on the measures planned by the Interstate Com merce Commission in the result of a national emex-gency. Highlighting activities Mon day aftexmoon was a visit to the Houston Fine Arts Museum. James Johnson Sweeney, di rector of the museum spoke briefly with the students on his ideals in art and their applica tion in his museum presenta tions. Conducting the tour of the museum was Mrs. Otto Bow man, Docent of the museum. As a px-eview of plans for Monday evening the student leaders and advisors heard a talk on the Houston Symphony by Mrs. Ralph Ellis Gunn, fox-mer px-esident of the Arts Council of Harris County and the Houston Opex-a Guild. The talk was given in the Jesse Jones Lectux-e Hall of the Museum of Fine Aids. The students ate dinner at the Houston Club Monday even ing as the guests of five Aggie Exes and their wives. Hosting the student group were Leslie L. Appelt, ’41; George C. Hands, ’41; Ernest L. Wehnex*, ’41; Jeff Montgomex-y, ’41; and J. E. Ro- beau, ’45. Following dinner the group adjorned to the Houston Music Hall to hear the ax-tistx-y of the Houston Symphony Orches- tx-a, conducted by Sir John Bar birolli. The presentations heard by the student leaders were W 7 e- ber’s Overture to “Der Freis- chutz;” Beethoven’s Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Opus 61; and Carl Niel sen’s Symphony No. 5. The stu dents were able to meet back- stage with Sir Barbirolli fol lowing the performance. talks on dismantling Soviet rocket bases in Cuba and a general settle ment of the U.S.-Soviet-Cubaix ci'isis. The first meeting of‘Castro and Thant lasted 2 hours and 10 min utes and was descxdbed by Thant’s spokesman as useful. ★ ★ ★ NEW DELHI, India—Indian troops strxick back at the invad ing Red Chinese with a barrage of mortar fire Tuesday and moved up tanks to the gateway of the Assam plains amid signs the Communist offensive was slowing down—at least tempor arily. F.S. NEWS UNITED NATIONS, N.Y.—The Genex-al Assembly turned thumbs down on Red China’s latest bid for U.N. membership as African na tions helped block admission by a wider margin than last year. The vote on the Soviet resolu tion to expel Nationalist China fx-om the world ox-ganization and to seat the Peiping regime in its place was 42 in favox*, 56 against and 12 abstaining. TEXAS NEWS TYLER, Tex.—A fertilizer tank buyer asserted Tuesday that some one forged his signature to a mort gage and altered other documents he suxmendered in a business deal with Billie Sol Estes. These statements came from T. J. Wilson as testimony finally started in the seventh day of the West Texas px-oraoter’s tidal on state charges of theft and swin dling.