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The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, June 02, 1966, Image 1

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• I 12 COPIES D jOU It’s Crying Time Again — Final Week It’s final week at Texas A&M. This can be deduced from glazed student expressions and lack of activity at golf courses, tennis courts and swimming pools. Another giveaway is automo biles. An auto backed to a dorm on grass normally treaded only by seniors is a clue. Cars crammed with clothes, books, radios and lamps is another. Aggies clean their rooms and get clearance in order to be able to dash from final to auto when the last quiz is written. Even “good guys in white hats” could not catch them afterward. Sleep, meantime, is snatched on an unmade bed or in a buddy’s room. Other comparisons of exam week and regular school weeks reveal little difference. “It’s just another week,” re marked Kenny Anderson of Robs- town, sophomore aerospace engi neering major. Asked to describe it in one word, he offered, “Ap prehensive.” Antoinette Rundt, graduate in English from Bellevue, Ohio, views final week similarly. “The only difference is we don’t have classes,” said the high school teacher of two years ex perience. “It’s more relaxed in the Corps this week,” remarked George Per due of San Antonio. The sopho more civil engineering major said cadets are tense, strained and pressed for time during the sem ester. Judy Elam of Galveston dis sented. “It’s the end . . . my last chance,” exclaimed the theatre arts major. Rolling with the punches is senior Clyde Campbell’s philoso phy. “I don’t sweat ’em too much,” the math major from Longview stated. “I did, but discovered getting in a strain doesn’t make any difference.” He believes a good night of sleep is essential to top perform ance with the “blue book.” “If a student doesn’t know it by now, it’s too late,” Campbell commented. Mrs. Elam plans her studying for the week before finals. She relaxes during free time by bowl ing or seeing a show. “I scan my notes the night be fore, but try not to worry or get upset,’ the Aggie wife explained. Completely rewriting all her notes is the way Mrs. Rundt “bones up.” The Lake Eric Col lege for Women graduate says she spends a night or two rewrit ing notes, then studies them a night, spending 15 to 18 hours in preparation for each final. Major quizzes,, notes and a quiet, airconditioned spot are requisites for Perdue’s studying. “I find most finals are taken from major quizzes,” he noted. “I correct wrong solutions, study the rest, read my notes and feel I can do 70 per cent of the final right.” Anderson believes in the night owl routine, with modifications. “If I have a tough course, I’ll stay up all night with my study ing. Of course, I don’t make it a habit,” he said. “I do most of my studying in the library reference room. If I study in my room and get tired, the bed’s too close — and too easy to crawl into.” Cbc Battalion Volume 61 COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 1966 Number 321 CArus Mm bt. If I can make 95 on th’ final I’ll get an A in th’ course- now let’s see how low I can make and get a C! TOP ROTC GRAD HONORED Second Lieutenant Neil L. Keltner of Lansing, Mich., commander of the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M in 1964- 65, admires the 100-pound Hughes Trophy presented to the university during Final Review by Lt. Gen Thomas W. Dunn, commander of the 4th U. S. Army. Keltner, named the outstanding Army ROTC graduate in the nation, also received a replica of the trophy. The 3-foot-high eagle will be displayed at A&M for 12 months. Graduates Hear Exec, General A food executive and a general told 857 Texas A&M students Saturday of the challenges after graduation. W. B. Murphy, president of Campbell Soup Company, predict ed “ingenuity will outpace prob lems of world development.” Lt. Gen. Thomas W. Dunn, commander of the 4th U. S. Army, said America’s strength “comes from guns, ships and mis siles and above all, from well educated men of faith and deter mination.” The Camden, N. J. businessman addressed graduates receiving 49 doctorates, 144 master’s degrees and 664 bachelor’s degrees. The Carpenter Wins Summer Grant Edwin H. Carpenter has been awarded a fellowship for a sum mer program in mathematics and sociology at Cornell University. Carpenter, who was graduated last Saturday, was president of the YMCA at A&M, chairman of the Chapel Committee, and act ing civilian chaplain. A mathematics major, Carpen ter plans to do graduate work in sociology this fall at Aggieland. Sponsor of the June 22 through July 19 seminar is the Mathema tical Social Science Board of [Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. The summer program is limit ed to 20 outstanding graduating seniors who plan to work for an advanced degree in sociology and who have mathematical training. Topics include use of compu ters, simulation, Markov process es and applications, sociometric choice models, game theory, dif ferential equations, mathematics in kinship, and critics and pro ponents of mathematics in social sciences. San Antonio general spoke to 133 new officers at commissioning. Gold bars went to 93 Army, 37 Air Force and two Marine Corps second lieutenants and one Navy ensign. Seven midshipmen from the Texas Maritime Academy re ceived ensign commissions in Gal veston ceremonies. “We are in a period of world development that will make our current standard of living seem modest,” Murphy said. He added that aid to growing countries would be necessary for continuing American development. “There must be relief from misery if there is to be relief from war,” he added. Dunn warned new officers of dangers to U. S. freedom. “History has shown that when liberty becomes license, freedom from want becomes freedom from work, freedom of speech becomes freedom from truth and freedom from fear becomes freedom from duty,” Dunn added. The former Fort Hood com mander praised A&M’s military record and recalled service with Aggies in World War II and in Korea. “I have always had great ad miration for A&M and the caliber of officers that come from this Corps of Cadets,” Dunn said. During commencement, Presi dent Earl Rudder announced four recipients of A&M’s highest hon or for graduates, the Distin guished Alumni Award. Receiving the awards were Houston oilman W. T. Doherty, Texas Highway Department En gineer D. C. Greer of Austin, Col lege Station Congressman Olin E. Teague and Southwestern Bell Telephone President R. C. Good- son of St. Louis, Mo. Royce C. Wisenbaker of Tyler, president of the Association of Former Students, presented Rud der with a check for $575,242 rep resenting contributions from 14,- 073 exes to A&M’s Development Fund. Officials Open Dorm Damage Repair Study By J. B. FULLER Battalion Staff Writer Student Affairs Director Bennie Zinn said Wednesday a definite solution to the problem of paying for recent waterfight damage has not been found. Zinn said he has held three meetings with civilian stu dent leaders from the area during the past two weeks in an attempt to find an agreeable system. “Our original plan was to bill all the people in dormi tories 19, 20, and 21 $2 each,” he explained. “This would just about take care of all the bills from the Buildings and Utilities Department for repairs.” The dormitories were damaged in a water-throwing fracas May 9 following acts of vandalism two days earlier. Silver Taps Held For Auto Victim UNKNOWN CULPRITS cut off all water and electri city in the dorms, removed heads from toilets and flooded the dorms. Water over a foot deep was reported to have damaged books, shoes, clothes, and electronic equipment in many students’ rooms. The May 9 episode was consid ered a reprisal for the earlier act. During that episode, water was thrown through first-floor win dows, further damaging student property as well as walls and floors in the dormitories. Similar outbursts had drawn national publicity April 16. “WE HAVE recommended that the civilian students’ end of the damages be paid for out of dor mitory accounts rather than by individual billing,” Zinn said. “We wanted to save time in order to get this done before school was out.” Cadet Corps units in the dormi tories collected $2 per person. Any cadets who did not pay the fee before the end of the semester was to be billed by the university. “There are approximately 1,400 students involved here,” Zinn pointed out. “If we could collect $2,800 we could just about take care of all the bills from the Buildings and Utilities depart ment, with a small amount left over for personal damages.” ZINN SAID there is no accur ate estimate of the amount of damage to personal property. “About two-thirds of the students realized they’d never be able to get anything from the university for the property loss they suf fered, and they didn’t turn in re ports of damage,” he explained. “On the basis of the reports filed by the other third, I’d say the property losses might run as high as $7,000.” Zinn said meetings had been held with presidents of Walton Hall and dormitories 19, 20, and 21, with a delegation from dormi tory 20, and with other repre sentatives of dorms 19, 20, and 21. DEAN OF STUDENTS James P. Hannigan and Howard S. Per ry, student counselor in the Stu dent Affairs Department were in on the meetings, Zinn said. Eu gene C. Oats, counselor for dorms 20 and 21, has been unable to at tend meetings because of recent surgery. “We’ve probably put in 100 hours of study on this problem,” Zinn commented. “We were hop ing to get it done without making out bills for everybody.” mm Silver Taps ceremonies were held Monday night for William N. Shadel II, a senior mechanical engineering student killed in an auto accident last week. Shadel, 22, was a passenger in a car driven by Robert C. Farrier, a Dallas graduate student here. The sports car failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the roadway and turned over near Tunis, a small community 11 miles east of Cald well. Shadel was due to graduate in July. He was the son of Lt. Col. and Mrs. William Noel Shadel of Glendale, Ariz. Funeral services were held Tuesday in Loma Lin da, California. OLD AND THE NEW Reveille II, Texas A&M mascot for the last manding officer of Company E-2, the outfit 14 years, meets Reveille III, an eight-week traditionally responsible for the mascot’s old collie pup who will replace Rev. II as well-being. E-2 mascot corporal John V. mascot. With Rev II is Andrew Salge, com- Harris holds Rev III. New Mascot Takes Over Rev II Ends Reign Texas A&M has a new top dog. She’s Reveille III, an Alaskan- born Collie pup. A&M’s second Rev, now 15 years old, suffers from arthritis and a chronic kid ney disease. She retired at Final Review. Former Hungarian Minister To Teach Summer Course The new mascot is a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Husa of Fairbanks, Alaska. Their twin sons, Randy and Steve Andes, presented the puppy to Student Senate President Barney Fudge at Final Review. “We offered to donate a puppy as soon as Rev’s retirement was announced,” said Randy, a junior geophysics major. “We firmed up the deal with the Senate be fore she was born,” noted his twin Graduates and advanced under graduates will be accepted Mon day for a three-week course in European history taught by Dr. Ferenc F. Nagy, former Prime Minister of Hungary. Dr. J. M. Nance, head of the Department of History and Gov ernment, said the course would carry three hours of credit. Reg istration will be completed at Sbisa Hall from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., he added. “This course is a wonderful op portunity to learn history from one who has been a participant in its making,” Nance pointed out. Nagy, Prime Minister until the Communist takeover of Hungary in 1947, will lecture on “Develop ments in Central and Eastern Europe since 1930.” Dr. David R. Woodward, assistant profes sor of modern European history, will assist in the course. Born in 1903, Nagy helped form the Independent Smallhold ers’ Party in Hungary in 1930 and in 1939 he was elected to Parliament. During World War Summer Session Registration Set Registration for the summer session begins Monday. Enrollment is expected to ex ceed last summer’s all time high of 4,327, Registrar H. L. Heaton predicted. The signup for classes begins at 7 a.m. in Sbisa Hall. Last day to enroll is June 9, Heaton noted. The term ends July 15. II he was active in the resistance against Germany and for some months in 1944 was a prisoner of the Gestapo. Named president of the Hun garian National Assembly in 1945, Nagy was elected Prime Minister of the First Republican Government of Hungary in 1946. Since 1947, he had been a resi dent of the United States but has kept in contact with European affairs by 50 trips abroad, Nance noted. “Dr. Nagy has published exten sively on European affairs and brings to his class a first-hand acquaintance with the leading events and personalities who are and have been the decision mak ers of the modern world,” Nance continued. Pinkie Reports 73,569 Visitors The second best year for visi tors at Texas A&M—73,569 in 1965-66—brings the total to 1,- 065,582 guests for the 17 years P. L. (Pinkie) Downs Jr. has been compiling figures as official greeter. Eighteen groups numbering 22,- 721 attended commencement, short courses, reunions, confer ences and other scheduled meet ings during May. Downs estimates a million plus visitors from June 1, 1949, to June 1, 1966, spent $22,377,222 in the community. Steve, a junior mechanical engi neering student. Fudge explained that although Reveille II is retiring she will still have a place of honor with students as long as she lives. Giv en to the school by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Weinert of Seguin, the “only gal in the Corps” has been near death several times this year. Randy and his “older” brother (by 10 minutes) came to A&M in 1963. They chose the school be cause of its reputation as an en gineering school, they said. The new Reveille was eight weeks old when she was flown to College Station. Her thick coat, suitable for the cooler Alaskan climate, is her only adjustment problem. HER FIRST REVIEW Rev III takes her first of ficial trip around the drill field. Researchers Get $38,900 Grant A $38,900 grant renewal for re search of marine organisms in the Antarctic Sea has been made to the Texas A&M Research Foundation by the National Science Foundation. A&M President Earl Rudder was notified of the grant for re search work in “Lipid Composi tion of Antarctic Marine Organ isms and Sea Water,” under di rection of Lela M. Jeffrey and Dr. Nestor M. Bottino. Miss Jeffrey, Department of Oceanography research scientist, will continue her third year of study of organic compounds and lipid chemistry of the w r aters. Bottino is assistant professor in the Biochemistry and Nutrition Department. The original Antarctic studies grant was made in 1964 and re newed last spring. Bottino, who joined A&M’s fac ulty in 1965, acquired advance de grees in chemistry at the Univer sity of LaPlata in Argentina. First Bank & Trust now pays 4%% per annum on savings cer tificates. —Adv.