The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, September 17, 1968, Image 3

Below is the OCR text representation for this newspapers page. It is also available as plain text as well as XML.

... ...' ~ " ----- -- . ~ •: THE BATTALION Tuesday, September 17, 1968 College Station, Texas Page 3 Flag Carried By Aggies In Vietnam Presented To Corps FIRST FLIGHT A Texas A&M Cadet Corps flag that was part of the freight on the first flight of the new Air Force cargo carrier is displayed by Mitt Mattendorf (right), A&M senior, and his father Ehrhard Mattendorf Jr. (left), test engineer on the maiden voyage. Air Force Col. Vernon L. Head holds a model of the C-5 Galaxy on which the elder Mittendorf took the flag. Flag Rides On Record Flight A Texas A&M cadet corps flag contributed several ounces to the 520,000 pounds record takeoff weight of the C-5 Galaxy’s maiden flight. The blue corps banner was carried by Ehrhard Mittendorf Jr., flight test engineer and fa ther of A&M senior aerospace engineering major Ehrhard Mit tendorf. Col. Vernon L. Head, A&M professor of aerospace studies, said a model of the world’s larg est airplane and data on the C-5 will be arranged in a special exhibit in the Military Science Building. The junior Mittendorf was a cadet first lieutenant in Squad ron 8 of the corps last year. His father is a Lockheed-Georgia employee and one of five men to make the C-5’s first two flights at Dobbins AFB, Ga. The cargo-carrying plane, only 18 yards shorter than a football field, is capable of lifting six Greyhound buses at a time. Load- BUSIER AGENCY REAL ESTATE • INSURANCE F.H.A.—Veterans and Conventional Loans FARM & HOME SAVINGS ASSOCIATION Home Office: Nevada, Mo. 3523 Texas Ave. (in Ridgecrest) 846-3708 Call 822-1441 Allow 20 Minutes Carry Out or Eat-In THE PIZZA HUT 2610 Texas Ave. Decals Pocket Books Bumper Stickers Billiards Comic Signs Pin Ball Party Records Third National Bank Comic Records Aggie Theatre Popular Albums Pin-Ups Magazines Novelties We cash aggie checks AGGIE DEN Open 8 a. m. till midnight 7 days weekly THE ALLEN ACADEMY JR. COLLEGE DIVISION Schedule of Night Classes Fall Semester 1968 English 131 Rhetoric & Composition Monday English 231 English Litt. Monday Government 232 American National Tuesday Art 131 Art Appreciation Tuesday Art 232 Oil Painting Tuesday Shorthand 131 Beginner’s Tuesday History 131 U. S. History Wednesday Sociology 231 Principles of Soc. Wednesday Typing 131 Beginner’s Wednesday P. Speaking 131 Fundamentals of Speech Thursday Psychology 131 Introductory Psy. Thursday Bookkeeping 131 Thursday Clasises 7:00 - 10:00 p. m. - one night per week Transferable College Credit Tuition $50.00 per course - Typing & Art Lab fee $5.00 Terms Minimum no. for class - 10 Registration in progress - classes begin September 9-16, 1968 For further information - Director of Admission 823-0066 ing facilities enable three jeeps abreast to drive on at a time. With a basic mission weight of 712,000 pounds, the C-5’s payload weight is 265,000 pounds, 82 per cent of its operating weight minus fuel. The A&M flag’s weight wasn’t even noticeable. Cadets Get Flag From VN Veteran Texas A&M’s Corps of Cadets has another battle-tried “Old Glory” to fly during the 1968-69 school year. The U. S. flag which went along on four F-106 combat missions over Vietnam was pre sented recently by Air Force Capt. Thomas A. Cardwell III of Dallas, a 1965 A&M graduate. The 1968-69 cadet colonel of the corps. Hector Gutierrez of Laredo, accepted for the corps. Flown by the same Air Force pilots who shipped another flag to A&M for the Aggie-Texas foot ball game last November, the banner was hoisted on the corps area standard the first day of classes Monday, Gutierrez said. “Then we’ll present it to Col. (Jim) McCoy for his office,” the cadet colonel added. Colonel Mc Coy ist he A&M commandant. Captain Cardwell said the four pilots who took the Stars and Stripes along on missions have 16,000 hours flying time. The pi lots included Maj. Jerry O. Robi nette of El Paso, Maj. Bobby R. Noack of Waco, Capt. Jim Schna bel of San Antonio and Cardwell. Minze requested that the cap tain obtain another flag for the corps. Cardwell was Squadron 7 commander in the corps and Minze was a freshman in his unit. Attending the presentation were Captain Cardwell’s father, a civil service hydroelectrical engineer of Dallas; his wife, the former Janet Stokes of Dallas; Dean of Stu dents James P. Hannigan; Air Force Col. Vernon L. Head, pro fessor of aerospace studies; Mili tary Science Department officers, cadet corps commanders and freshmen on campus for the school year. §f|; ' - ' - : : ■ ..^4 * ^ ^ . v Oceanography-Meteorology Complex To Furnish Technical Equipment ;< cm W HBHmB k . .: . m .J****' .' sm BATTLE PROVEN A U. S. flag which was baptized in Vietnam combat is presented Texas A&M’s Corps of Cadets by Air Force Capt. Thomas A. Cardwell (left). Accepting for the corps, repre sented by commanders and freshmen on campus, are Cadet Colonel of the Corps Hector Gutierrez of Laredo and Garland H. Clark of Glenelg, Md., deputy corps commander. Outstanding Seniors Receive Scholarships Preston M. Geren architect and engineer firm of Fort Worth has been contracted for design of an oceanography - meteorology com plex at Texas A&M. The firm has been given a program of recommendations for the $7 million structure for pre liminary design proposal presen tation at the Board of Directors building committee meeting in February, according to J. O. Ad ams, A&M System director of construction. Tentative location of the com plex will be at the corner of Bizzell and Hubbard Streets, be hind the Olin E. Teague Research Center, Adams added. “This facility will fulfill the needs of the university in the area of oceanography and mete orology,” the construction direc tor went on. “It will provide for inclusion of the latest develop ments in technical equipment.” The Oceanography and Meteo rology Departments are presently located in Goodwin and Bizzell Halls. Detailed design of the new structure will depend on commit tee approval of preliminary de sign in February. The architect-engineer firm is a partnership of Preston IML Geren and his son which has been in business 30 years. Geren has pre viously done work for the A&M system at Arlington and is pre sently involved in design of a new Fort Worth city hall. Preston M. Geren studied arch itectural engineering at A&M, graduating in 1912. His son, Pres ton M. Geren Jr., completed arch itecture studies here in 1945. Twenty-one outstanding Texas high (School seniors are recipients of Texas A&M President’s Schol ars Awards, President Earl Rud der has announced. The youths, selected from more than 400 nominees, are listed among the “most outstanding young men in Texas,” Rudder noted. CE Names Five To Faculty Five new faculty members have been announced for the Civil En gineering Department here. They will have both teaching and re search responsibilities, said Dr. Charles H. Samson, department head. Dr. Robert L. Irvine, Jr., whose research interest is industrial pollution, has been assigned to the Environmental Division. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Tufts and the Ph.D. from Rice. Dr. John Martin Hughes also will be a part of the Environmen tal Division. He has worked in research and development for General Electric and wa,s a re search assistant at the University of Illinois. His B.S. and M.S. de grees were awarded by Oklahoma State and the Ph.D. by Illinois. Air pollution is Hughes’ major research interest. DR. CLARENCE J. Garrison will have teaching and research assignments in the Hydraulic En gineering and Hydromechanics Division. His research field is fluid mechanics. Garrison re ceived the B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Nebraska and the Ph.D. from the University of Washington. He has worked for Boeing Company in Seattle. Dr. Jon A. Epps will have re search responsibilities with the Texas Transportation Institute in the field of materials in addition to his teaching assignment. He was a research assistant in as phalt and concrete pavement pro jects at the University of Califor nia at Berkeley, where he received his B.S., and M.S., and Ph.D. de grees. DR DONALD L. Woods returns to Texas A&M to assume teaching duties and participate in driver environment research with the Texas Transportation Institute. He taught here from 1962-65 and at the University of Arizona from 1965-68 and also has engaged in private engineering practice in Oklahoma. Nominated by their high (School principals during their junior year, the recipients will enter A&M in September, 1969. The President’s Scholars Award Program, inaugurated last year when 10 seniors were awarded scholarships, covers all required expenses at the university. The awards are designed to re tain the state’s most promising students in Texas for their ad vanced education, Rudder pointed out. Recipients are selected by the Faculty Scholarships Commit tee and notified of their selection during the first week of their senior year in high school. Stipends are paid to the winners at the rate of $1,000 per year. Students enrolled in five-year programs receive $5,000. Selection criteria is based on scholastic achievement and leader ship accomplishments. At the end of their high school junior year, nominees are required to rank in the upper five per cent of their class, must have a composite pre liminary Scholastic Aptitude Test total score of at least 1350 and must have served in leadership positions in school, church or similiar activities. THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH WELCOMES YOU ST. THOMAS’ CHAPEL 906 Jersey St. South Side of Campus Sunday Services 8:00 a.m. — 9:15 a.m. The Rev. W. R. Oxley (49) The Rev. M. W. Selliger (62) ALL TEXAS AGGIES BE LATE AND STILL BE ASSURED OF A GOOD SEAT! ORDER YOUR RESERVED SEAT FOR TOWN HALL PERFORMANCES TEXAS A&M STUDENTS WITH STUDENT ACTIVITY CARD GIVEN PRIORITY ON PURCHASE OF SEASON RESERVED SEATS IN EVERY OTHER ROW OF G. ROLLIE WHITE COLISEUM. Applications accepted by personal delivery to the Memorial Student Center Student Program Ticket Office. We regret that we cannot accept telephone reservations. RESERVED SEATS Zone 1 Zone 2 A&M Students with Student Activity Card $3.00 $2.00 A&M Student Spouse or Date 7.00 6.00 Why would Bic torment this dazzling beauty? in Why? To introduce the most elegant pen on campus. jug Expensive new Bic® Clic^foi* big spenders 49* Only Bic would dare to torment a beauty like this. Not the girl... the pen she’s holding. It’s the new luxury model Bic Clic... designed for scholarship athletes, lucky card players and other rich campus socialites who can afford the expensive 49-cent price. But don’t let those delicate good looks fool you. Despite hor rible punishment by mad scientists, the elegant Bic Clic still wrote first time, every time. Everything you want in a fine pen, you’ll find in the new Bic Clic. It’s retractable. Refillable. Comes in 8 barrel colors. And like all Bic pens, writes first time, every time...no matter what devilish abuse sadistic students devise for it. Waterman-Bic Pen Corporation, Milford, Connecticut 06460