The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, October 06, 1964, Image 1

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llepreseii ter ;:
At Journalism Workshop
The United Chest campaign moved into its final week Mon
day with 59 per cent of the goal already in. Mrs. Jean Staf
ford, left, and Mrs. Imadel Bachus display the blue star
their group at the School of Veterinary Medicine received
for a 100% contribution. Anyone wishing to make a contri
bution may call R. L. Hunt at VI 6-5776.
UF Campaign
Hits $11,275;
Closes Friday
The College Station United Chest
fund campaign spurted into its
final week by reaching $11,275.69
The record first - of - the - week
climb assured 59 per cent of the
$19,000 goal. The campaign will
close Friday.
Several A&M University depart-
| ments have turned in more con-
| tributions this year than ever be-
| fore, Pieter Groot, Chest treasurer,
| pointed out.
The Counseling and Testing Cen
ter was added to the growing list
of 100 per cent participation de
The volunteer workers received
the thanks of campaign leaders
who forecast a possible early at
tainment of the goal.
‘The attitude of both the work-
|| ers and contributors has been re-
P markable this year,” R. L. Hunt,
f Jr., campaign director, declared,
p “We are indebted to all of the
| workers and all who have contri-
i* buted for the successful progress
| of the drive.”
Anyone wishing to make a con
tribution and has not been con
tacted may call Hunt’s office, VI
I Soviets Hold 4
Takes Top Prize
Special Writer
Select journalists from 10 junior colleges across the state
attended annual newspaper and workshop sessions during the
Texas Junior College Press Association Conference held on
campus Monday and Tuesday.
Monday’s session was highlighted by the Awards Ban
quet at which Victoria College was presented the 1964
Sweepstakes Award for capturing 10 individual merit certifi
cates and 26 points. Dr. David R. Bowers, TJCPA Conference
Director made the presentations.
The conference was kicked-off Monday morning in the
Assembly Room of the Memorial Student Center with an
address by Dr. Warren Agee, professor of journalism and
■fDean of the Evening School
Military Attaches
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Three Ameri
can and British military attache
were held for hours in their hotel
rooms while Soviet “officials”
searched their effects and con
fiscated some of their personal
belongings — including a wrist
watch—the State Department re
ported Monday.
This incident, which occurred in
a Russian city on the Chinese
Club Aid Meeting
Scheduled Today
A meeting of representatives
from departmental clubs eligible
for club aid funds will be held at
5 p.m. Tuesday in the Social Room
of the Memorial Student Center.
Request sheets for aid will be
distributed at the meeting, and
these must be returned to the Stu
dent Finance Center in the MSC
before Saturday. Club aid ad
visors will review all requests and
will submit them to the Exchange
Store Advisory Committee for final
border, was the latest in a series
indicating stepped up Russian
cloak and-dagger activity. The
State Department and the British
Foreign Office both delivered
strong protest to Moscow. The
United States called it a “flagrant
violation” of diplomatic immunity.
The attaches were on their way
through Siberia to Tokyo and Hong
Kong. The incident began at mid
night, local time, Sept. 28 in Kha
barovsk, an important city in far
east Siberia on the River Amur, on
the Manchurian border. This is an
area which the Red Chinese re
portedly claim from Russia, a
claim rejected by Moscow.
State Department press officer
Robert McCloskey gave the follow
ing account:
A group of 15 Soviet officials
“forcibly entered” the hotel room
occupied by Lt. Col. Karl R.
Liewer, assistant Army attache at
the Moscow Embassy, and by as
sistant British naval attache Nigel
N. Laville.
The Russians “forcibly searched”
the room and the personal effects
of the attaches.
General Calls Corps ‘Fine Group 9
The Corps of Cadets “passed”
the year’s first review Saturday
in front of a General.
General Hugh P. Harris watch
ed the review of the Corps and
marveled at its performance after
only three weeks of preparation.
Briefings by top staff and fa
culty members caused the com
manding general of the Contin
ental Army of the United States
to commend the University on
"its good progress in the pursuit
of excellence in education.”
The much-decorated general
from Fort Monroe, Va., visited
with student leaders after the re
view. He told them that the
Corps of Cadets is “one of the
finest groups that has come to
my attention.”
Harris attended a luncheon
after the review honoring J. B.
(Dick) Hervey, who resigned
recently after 17 years as execu
tive secretary of the Association
of Former Students.
Others attending the luncheon
at the Briarcrest County Club
were Chancellor M. T. Harring
ton, President Earl Rudder, L. F.
Peterson, members of the Board
of Directors; Harold Dunn of
Amarillo and John Lindsey of
Houston. Lindsey heads the
Former Student Association and
Dunn is a former association
Harris was briefed on A&M’s
transition to meet the Space Age
challenges by Dr. W. J. Graff,
dean of instruction; Tom Cherry,
director of business affairs; Dean
of Students James P. Hannigan,
and the Department of Military
General Hugh P. Harris visits with student leaders after reviewing the Corps.
at Texas Christian University.
Agee was introduced by Bob
Felling, TJCPA president.
Agee, co-author of a best
selling textbook, “Introduction to
Mass Communications,” spoke to
the junior writers on the changes
in the world of journalism during
the past five years in connection
with a revision of his textbook.
Also speaking was Mrs. Edith
King of San Antonio College who
explained the virtues and defects
of editorial writing.
Proper techniques of sports
writing was the theme of a dis
cussion by Britt Martin of the
A&M Information office. Mrs.
Maxine Wells of San Angelo Col
lege discussed news writing and
Herchel Stephens talked on good
feature material. Robert Knight of
A&M, spoke on photography.
D’Eon Priest of the Taylor Pub
lishing Company and Dr. Max Had-
dick, Director of Journalism of
the Interscholastic League, led the
yearbook sessions. Haddick pre
sented critiques to the various
junior colleges who had submitted
annuals in competition.
Guest speaker for the evening
was Hermis Nye, a Dallas attorney
and folk singer.
Nye entertained the group by
singing several selections of hu
morous folksongs including “Sum
mer is Coming In,” “Skewbald,”
an old Irish racing ballad, and
“Roger the Miller.”
Nye was born in Chicago but
was reared in Kansas and holds
BA and LLB degrees from the
University of Kansas. He has
authored a novel, “Fortune Is a
Woman” and has worked as a book
reviewer for many years with both
the Dallas Morning News and the
Dallas-Times Herald.
Colleges attending the confer
ence were San Antonio, San An
gelo, South Texas, Odessa, Howard
County, Wharton, Navarro, Ama
rillo, Texarkana and Victoria. These
schools sent 49 students and spon
sors to the conference.
. Carolyn Nizzi, Karen Daniels and Sandy Webb, left to right, from Amarillo.
Catholics Rap Humphrey;
Hubert Criticizes Barry
Sen. Hubert H. Hunphrey went
from a campus of northern Cali
fornia to the old Republican for
tress of Nebraska Monday night
and declared it was only myth that
this midwestern state was in Barry
Goldwater’s corner.
“The Goldwater party,” he said,
offers a choice “between the un
questionable disaster of the candi
date’s initial statements, or the
probable catastrophe of his later
The St. Louis Roman Catholic
archdiocese and more than 160
telegrams have criticized Sen. Hu
bert Humphrey’s appearance Tues
day before the National Conference
of Catholic Charities in St. Louis.
Sen. Barry Goldwater said Mon
day that if elected president be
“will ask former President Dwight
D. Eisenhower to head up a group
of qualified experts to go to South
Viet Nam and report back to me on
the situation in Southeast Asia.”
In' a statement released by Re
publican National Committee Head
quarters here, the GOP candidate
said: “I am convinced that only
through a careful study by the
best qualified experts this country
has to offer can we meet the
situation in South Viet Nam.
Republican running mates Barry
Goldwater and William E. Miller
conferred privately Monday at the
midway point in their campaign
for the presidency and vice presi
The Arizona senator and the
New York congressman, taking a
brief campaign breather, sat down
together at Republican National
Headquarters to take stock and
look ahead in their battle against
President Johnson and Sen. Hubert
H. Humphrey.
‘Advances In Communications’
First Lecture Series Topic
The Graduate Lecture series
opens 4 p.m. Wednesday with a
lecture on “Advances in Communi
cations,” Graduate Dean Wayne C.
Hall announced. The public is
invited to hear Dr. Herbert Trot
ter Jr., lecture in the Architecture
Building Auditorium.
Trotter, a physicist, has served
since 1962 as chairman of the
board, General Telephone and Elec
tronics Laboratories, Inc.
In June, 1963, he was elected
a national vice president of the
Armed Forces Communications and
Electronics Association.
Trotter, who lectured here in
May, is a graduate of Hampton-
Sydney College and received a Ph.
D. degree in physics from the
University of Virginia. From 1936
to 1941 he was associate profes-
The World at a Glance
By The Associated Press
SAIGON, South Viet Nam—Americans were in
structed to stay off the streets of the central Viet
namese city of Da Nang over the weekend after
demonstrators threatened the residence of two
civilian U. S. aid mission officials.
★ ★ ★
BERLIN—From Saturday until early Monday,
57 East Germans in small groups fled through a
long tunnel beneath the wall to West Berlin, city
officials announced.
TUSKEGEE, Ala.—The scene was set Monday
night for the installation of two Negroes—a clergy
man and a college professor—on the city council,
climax of a long struggle for Negro voting rights.
★ ★ ★
PAWTUCKET, R. I.—For the third time in 13
years a teachers’ strike Monday closed the public
schools in this city of 81,000.
SAN ANTONIO—A district judge Monday de
layed until Nov. 30 the trial of Paul Amos Sand-
blom, suave Corpus Christi financier accused of
bilking millions from investors coast to coast.
★ ★ ★
CORPUS CHRISTI—Gov. John Connally told
Texas county judges and commissioners today he
would like to increase their burdens.
★ ★ ★
HOUSTON—Five Democrats asked a three-judge
federal court today to grant a summary judgment
declaring Texas’ legislative districting unconsti
★ ★ ★
DALLAS—Texas congressional reapportionment
is going to disappoint many Texans who think it
will give urban areas more representation auto
matically, Byron Tunnell, speaker of the Texas
House, said today.
★ ★ ★
ARLINGTON—Pickets continued today at Gen
eral Motors installations here and in Dallas although
a new contract was reached today with the company
in Detroit.
★ ★ ★
DALLAS—Sen. John Tower, R.-Tex., said Mon
day that he does not believe what he called “the
full truth” in the politically hot Bobby Baker and
Billie Sol Estes cases will be made public until
after the Nov. 3 election.
★ ★ ★
Republican George Bush campaigned hard in
West Texas Monday, while most other candidates
for statewide office were much quieter.
sor of physics at Washington and
Lee University and then became a
development physicist at The Johns
Hopkins University’s Applied Phy
sics Laboratory.
In 1942 Trotter joined Sylvania
Electric Products, Inc. and served
for three years as manager of en
gineering and development of the
company’s V-T or proximity fuse
program. For this work he re
ceived a United States Presidential
Certificate of Merit.
Trotter is a member of the
American Physical Society, the In
stitute of Radio Engineers and Sig
ma Xi.
Council Adds
4 Engineers
Four Bryan-College Station men
have been named to the Student
Engineers’ Council at A&M Uni
The new council members in
clude Preston A. Scott, Robert H.
Boyd and Roland O. Davis of
Bryan, and Larry Allen Maddox of
College Station.
Maddox is senior representative
to the American Institute of Chem
ical Engineers. He is the son of
L. H. Maddox, Jr., 1002 Munson
Drive, College Station.
Scott is president of the Amer
ican Institute of Industrial Engi
neers. Boyd is junior representa
tive to the same organization.
Scott is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert A. Scott, 1511 Burt, and
Boyd is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Robert S. Boyd, Route 3.
Davis is senior representative to
the American Institute of Indus
trial Engineers. He is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Guy A. Davis, 311
Trant Street.
The council works to improve
relations between students and fa
culty and coordinates the annual
high school Career Day for the
College of Engineering.