The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, January 16, 1978, Image 3

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THE BATTALION MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 1978 Page 3 Band leads march onoring King Tut United Press International £W ORLEANS — Honoring a vho died more than 3,000 years Jthe Olympia Brass Band led a [ting mob of dancers in a jazz val parade Sunday to close an liition of the Treasures of Tut- ■amun, the ancient Egyptian (crowd of more than 5,000 — Bbing flower-bedecked umbrellas ftncing in time to the music — lied LeLong Avenue outside the ■ Orleans Museum of Art for the Jtional jazz funeral. [ingTut’s gotta go!” shouted one B member, standing on the pum steps. lut while he was here — he had a hcement interviews for graduat- fexas A&M students begin Jan. [nre than 230 businesses, corpo- Ins and companies, 15 gov- hental agencies and 12 school Sets currently plan to recruit ng Texas A&M students, icement Director Louis Van said the number will likely sur- last fall’s 326 interviewing com- 1‘s. They conducted more than ) employment interviews dur- he semester. [erviews will continue past April adents must register with the tment Center for on-campus re- ing, Van Pelt added. Registra- brms, a Placement Manual and aiation are available at the cen- n the 10th floor of the Rudder sr. nter personnel recommend seniors and graduate students ing to u e the service file a rec- f their qualifications as early as ble in the year in which their ■rsity work will be completed, idents may obtain information ates companies will be inter- ing and degree fields sought on I announcement forms supplied ipropriate academic depart- s. A master interview list is also at the center. good time: He had a good time in New Orleans — like they say, ‘Lais- sez les bon temps roulez,’ let the good times roll!” The crowd roared approval. There was no coffin, but marchers played traditional funeral dirges like “A Closer Walk with Thee” on the 20-minute procession up the short boulevard before swinging into bouncier tunes like “When the Saints Go Marching In and “Come on Down to the Mardi Gras after stopping briefly in front of the museum. Bright orange jackets with the “Orange Crush” emblem on the back and blue jackets emblazoned with Dallas Cowboys’ patches marked Signup for specific interview dates and times becomes possible two weeks in advance of a recruiting date, on schedules at the center. Career counseling and specific as sistance in educational, agricultural and alumni placement are available among other center services. Students may learn about pro spective employers through the Career Planning and Placement Li brary. Center office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. hundreds of visitors to New Orleans for Super Bowl XII between the Denver Broncos and the Cowboys. “It’s the first time I’ve ever seen anything like it,” said one Broncos fan. “I think it’s great.” Jazz funerals are performed as special events for the deaths of musi cians. At one time, most New Orleans blacks were buried with a jazz band providing mournful music while it followed the hearse to the graveyard. After a burial service and mourning by the family, the band struck up joyful music to celebrate the de parted person’s life, rather than mourn his death. The exhibit of 55 gold and jeweled treasures from the tomb of Tutan- khamun was open until midnight, seven hours later than regular clos ing time. Museum director John Bullard said 12,000 persons were expected to see the exhibit. After New Orleans, the exhibit moves to San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles and New York. Bullard, who twirled a busi nessman’s black umbrella as he marched alongside the band, said a jazz funeral was the only way New Orleans could properly honor the exhibit. “Everyone feels it was the perfect way to say goodbye to Tut in New Orleans — the only city in the coun try that could do it in the same fun manner. ^>Carl Bussells "iamond Room Our Intelligent Approach to Large Diamonds is applied to even our smallest Diamonds. MEMBER AMERICAN GEM SOCIEIV 3732 E. 29th Town & Country Center 846-4708 ob recruitment o begin Jan. 30 r The 1977 year was a banner one for the agricultural engineering students at Texas A&M. The stu dent chapter was rated best in the nation and two of its officers — Gerald Ripps of San Antonio and Larry Smith of Crowley — com bined to capture two nationwide design awards with their hay bale handling project. Smith and Ripps won third in Campus Names the annual Allis-Chalmers Na tional Student Design Contest and fourth in the James F. Lin coln Arc Welding Foundation Design Competition. The awards carried $100 and $250 prizes respectively for the students. A 1972 Texas A&M graduate Air Force Col. Philip A. Deering, has received the Legion of Merit, one of the nation’s highest deco- * rations. The medal was awarded at Cheyenne Mountain Complex, Colo. Deering serves there as deputy commander of data pro cessing at the North American Air Defense Command Combat Op- A erations Center. He was cited for service at Re- ston, Va., in defense communica tions engineering and data pro cessing for command and control. Deering was a division and facilities chief at the installation. A 1975 graduate of Colby Col lege in Maine, he received his master’s degree in compute^sci ence at Texas A&M. Time stands still at our distillery where we still make Cuervo Gold by hand. For centuries we’ve wound our clock by hand. And for centuries we’ve made Cuervo Gold by hand. At the Cuervo distillery it's almost as if time has stood still. Our Blue Magueys are nurtured by hand, picked by hand, and carried to the ovens by hand, as they have been since 1795. It is this continuing dedication to tradition that makes Cuervo Gold special. Any way you drink it Cuervo Gold will bring you back to a time when quality ruled the world. Cuervo. The Gold standard since1795. CUERVO ESPECIAL® TEQUILA. 80 PROOF IMPORTED AND BOTTLED BY © 1977 HEUBLEIN, INC., HARTFORD, CONN. iHi RECORD COLLECTION 1/3 OFF LIST PRICE ALBUM SALE INCLUDING THESE: ALL JAZZ, COUNTRY & RECORD COLLECTION Off ROCK ALBUMS ON SALE! 1/3 LIST PRICE SALE RUNS THRU SAT., JAN. 21 211 UNIVERSITY DRIVE 846-3901