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MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 1978
We Pick Up & Deliver
Sponsored by Great Issues
Environmentalist to speak
Environmental restoration and
preservation spokesman Tom L.
McCall Sr. of Oregon will speak
Thursday, Jan. 26 at Texas A&M.
The former Oregon governor ap
pears here in a Great Issues pres
entation. The program , at 8 p.m. in
the Rudder Theater, is free to the
public according to Great
Chairman Larry Briggs.
McCall was a two-term governor,
from 1966 through 1974, of Oregon
and leader among the states in
environmental improvement. Ore
gon was among the first to approve a
Clean Air Implementation plan and
water discharge permit program.
Noise pollution and solid waste also
are listed the Department of
Oregon’s scenic waterways plan
provides for state ownership of land
along many rivers. Public owner
ship of ocean beaches is law. Oregon
was the first state to prohibit
throwaway beverage bottles and
An independent Republican,
McCall first won state office in 1964,
as secretary of state.
ical Science and Journalism.
He writes a newspaper and
magazine column, presents a news
analysis and interview program on a
Portland television station and has a
syndicated radio commentary.
A three-time appointee to the
President’s Citizens Advisory
Committe on Environment Quality,
McCall also has gained attention for
work in education and advocates all
elements that comprise what he
terms the quality of life.
His grandfather was Samuel W.
McCall, Republican leader at the
turn of the century, member of
Congress 20 years and a three-term
governor of Massachusetts.
The 64-year-old Great Issues
speaker has been widely recognized
for his work in the environment,
consumer protection, the arts and
Now president of the non-profit
Institute for Applied Energetics,
McCall was a professor at Oregon
State University at Corvallis and
held the Tom McCall Chair of Polit-
Awards and recognition came
from Sigma Delta Chi, Society of
Professional Journalists, the Izaak
Walton League, American Scenic
and Audubon Society.
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Prairie View president’s
Funeral for Dr. George R.
Ragland, 61, Prairie View A&M
University vice president for
academic affairs, is set for 2:30
p.m. today at St. Francis Church
in Prairie View with burial in
Prairie View Cemetery.
Ragland, former registrar and
acting dean of the university,
died Wednesday in a two-car
crash near Cypress.
In lieu of flowers, friends and
faculty are asking that remembr
ances be made to the G.R. Rag
land Fund in care of the PVAM
Jones Funeral Home of
Navasota is handling arrange
Friday, a memorial service
was held on the Prairie View
A&M campus for Ragland and
students were dismissed from
classes to attend.
Lie had been on the Prairie
View A&M staff since 1955 when
he was hired as a professor of
sociology. Ragland subsequently
headed the department and held
the registar and dean’s posts be
fore being named the school’s in
itial vice president for academic
affairs when the position was
created in 1975. He had pre
viously taught at Texas College
in Tyler and at Alabama A&M
in a recently-completed Recruit
Firemen’s Training School at
Lee had the highest grade av
erage in the intensive eight-week
course. It is conducted regularly
by the Fire Protection Training
Division of the Texas Engineer
ing Extension Service, part of
the Texas A&M University Sys
Other trainees in the basic
course were Bernard J. Dowling
and Steve A. Wright, Lufkin;
Jerry W. Ickes and Danny L.
Wingate, Baytown; Roy R. Mas
sey Jr., Bryan; Marvin M. Men-
sik, Rosenberg; Homer L. O’Fal-
lin, Houston; Ronnie V. Porter
field, Paris, and Edwin P.
The course, combining class
room instruction with hands-on
practical experience, enables
students to complete state re
quirements for basic firefighter
certification. Classes are held at
Brayton Firemen Training Field,
a 60-acre facility near the main
Texas A&M campus.
The next recruit school starts
today and runs through March
17. Classes are limited to 20 per
Dr. H O.
Kunkel, dean i
said the new
member’s experience and abilihl
will be valuable to students ani |
Research by Crompton will
cover the application of markel | i
ing and management techniques! } 1;
to municipal park and recreation L th e
agencies, and the study of tourisl t ] ie j
Crompton recieved his un
dergraduate training at Lough
borough College in England
After teaching high school ia
Great Britain, he traveled to
the United States and completed
a master of science degree in rec
reation and park administrate
at the University of Illinois. He
then returned to England and
completed a second masters de
gree in business adminstrational
Lough borou gh.
Between 1970 and 1971,
Crompton was managing direc
tor and part owner d
Loughborough Recreation Plan
ning Consultants, which at that
time was the largest recreate
consulting organization in the
The educator-researcher has
been a consultant to a varietyd
Recreation and parks
Baytown student named
top fireman in school
Ronnie Lee of Baytown was
named the outstanding student
Dr. John L. Crompton, for
merly of England, has joined the
Texas Agricultural Experiment
Station as an assistant professor
in the A&M University Recrea
tion and Parks Department.
cities and governmental
cies. These include the Irish,
Northern Ireland and States d
Guernsey Tourist Boards; Britisl
Airways and Der Lingus Irish
Airlines; and commercial de
velopers of marinas, golf courses,
racquet clubs, second homes anil
In 1974, Crompton returned
to the U.S. and enrolled for doc
toral study at Texas A&M.
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The Politics of Energy’
Hosts & Hostesses
Hosts and hostesses are
needed to guide speakers and
delegates visiting Texas A&M
for the SCONA 23 conference.
Interviews will be held Tues
day Jan. 24 and Wednesday
Sign up in the SCONA cubi
cle, Room 216 of the MSC
by Tuesday at 5 p.m.
for SCONA 23, Feb. 15-18. Applicants
must have a GPR of 2.5 or higher
Thirty delegates will be selected from
A&M by interview. Apply in the MSC
Director's Office, room 221 (across
from MSC Browsing Library), no later
than Wed., Jan. 25 and at the same
time establish interview time. Call
845-1914 for additional information.
Fencing: “On Guard
Entries for the Intramural Fenc
ing Tournament open this
Monday, January 23, and will
close Tuesday, January 31. The
tournament is open to all TAMU
students, faculty, and staff. Any
individual who has fenced in two
or more intercollegiate tourna
ments is ineligible for intramural
competition. This year dueling has
been expanded to include both
Foil and Saber fencing. Last year’s
winner of the Men’s Foil was
Randy Davis; Susan Longhofer
took the Women’s Foil division.
Dates for the event, which will
be held on two consecutive Satur
days, are as follows: Competition
for Men’s Foil will be conducted
on February 4. Contests in Wo
men’s Foil, Women’s Saber, and
Men’s Saber will be held on Feb
ruary 11. All participants should
be ready to compete by 9:00 a.m.
as the matches will begin im
mediately. The tournament will
take place at G. Rollie White fenc
ing rooms and DeWare Fiel-
dhouse. Equipment will be fur
nished and the Fencing Club will
To participate in the fencing
contest, come to the Intramural
Office at DeWare Fieldhouse and
complete a singles entry form.
This ad is sponsored by
McDonald’s on University Drive
and Manor East Mall and under the
direction of the IM Office.
Flickerball may be an unfamiliar
sport to some of you. It is a local
sport which combines the skills
and rules of football, soccer, and
basketball. The popularity of this
sport has increased considerably
over the last few years. Unfortu
nately, the limited field space has
forced the Intramural Office to
remove it from the points system.
The divisions of play will in
clude Corps, Fish, Men’s and
Women’s Dorms, and Men’s and
Women’s Independent. Entries
should be turned into the In
tramural Office, DeWare Fiel
dhouse, by Tuesday, January 24.
Schedules will be issued at the
mandatory team managers’ meet
ing on Thursday, January 26, at
5:15 p.m. in G. Rollie White,
room 267. Rules are available in
the Intramural Office. Beginning
Monday, January 30, games will
be played on the fields between
DeWare Fieldhouse and Cain
Hall. Games will be scheduled at
5:00 p.m. Monday through Thurs
day and Sunday at 1:00 p.m.
through 6:00 p.m.
League play precedes the single
elimination playoffs. Winners of
the all-university playoffs will be
The curious spectator and avid
supporters are all welcome to
come watch flickerball in action.
Intramurals move into full swing this week with basketball already into its second round
of games and entries due on several other sports.
Fall 1977 All-University Champions
Individual, dual, or team all
university champions can have
their picture taken Wednesday,
January 25, between 3:00 and 6:00
p.m. at the Intramural Office,
DeWare Fieldhouse. These pic
tures whould include the indi
viduals who actually competed in
the final game or match and
perhaps the team’s coaches. Your
picture may be selected to appear
in the 1978-79 Intramural Hand
Some of you have not yet picked
up your t-shirts. The Intramural
Office awards different color
t-shirts to the all-university cham
pions of men’s, women’s, and co-
recreational competition in classes
A, B, and C. We now have alfsil 0
and colors. We request thatte^
captains please pick up the
for the entire team.
Ref s Corne
Free Throw January 24
Flickerball January 24
Horseshoes January 24
lie White, room 231, at 6:30 p.m.
SPORT CLUB MEETING
Wednesday, January 25, G. Rol-
Thursday, January 26, G. Rollie
White, room 267, at 5:15 p.m.
Thursday, January 26, 7:00°
8:00 p.m., room 267, G.
j Monday, January 23, 7:00 p.®
Intramural Office, DeWare Fie
Tuesday, February 7, 7®
p.m., room 267, G. Rollie'
Anyone interested in officiati®
please come by the Intramural^
fice and speak with James Welfc
as soon as possible. Veterans
urged to attend.