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The State of College Humor
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A SINCE this issue is devoted primarily to the "State of College Humor," we thought that we should pass on to you a few of our own favorites in this column. One of the funniest, and unfortunately one of the truest, satires on college admissions was contained in a letter written to Tech Registrar William Carmichael a year or so ago. The letter was penned by the mother of a prospective college student. In it were all of the frustrations that parents everywhere feel when first confronted with the complicated admission process in this day and age of the multiple forms and the myriad of IBM cards. Here, just as Mr. Carmichael received it, is the body of the letter: "Surely it must be easier to get into the Kingdom of Heaven than into Georgia Tech. I feel constrained to make that extreme statement because of the trouble we have had here trying to get that pink form of yours signed by a judge of the Court of Record, etc. It is simply that we do not know a judge and it seems that the only way we could ever get to know one is to be sent up for six months. We lead such a quiet domestic life here in Queens County that we do not even know how to go about getting sent up the river. "We includes my son, Thomas Aquinas (he should need a reference?) and me, his mother, who finds getting him into college a lot harder than bringing him into the world. About this pink form: I first consulted a local P.T.A. official who in turn consulted a Guidance Counselor who in turn said he didn't know what to do about such a form. Then I gave the form to Tom and told him to cast about in his school for hints on where to unearth a judge who wouldn't mind sticking his neck out. N o one knew. So yesterday we drove to the Queens Borough Halland saw the B. P. himself. Still no dice. He said to go over to the Supreme Court in Jamaica and that we did but no one there would vouch for Thomas Aquinas on the ground, logically, that no one knew him. It was suggested by a minor officer that if Tom could only get accused of some wrongdoing and then acquitted by due process of law, the presiding judge wouldn't mind giving him the benefit of his recommendation. But we don't want to go that far. Things are complicated enough as it is.
"Well, when we got back here we stopped off at the rectory where we had previously left one of those green forms. We were lucky in finding the pastor home but he couldn't find the green form we had left. In desperation we showed him the pink form and asked for suggestions. He thought we might do it through Commissioner Murphy who knows Tom personally and thinks enough of his moral character to let him date his daughter. Excelsior! "While we press on with the pink form, will you kindly let us have another green one?" * * * A A MONTH or so later, Registrar Carmichael received another letter from the distraught mother. This one was written in a much less frustrated manner and simply stated that Thomas Aquinas had been accepted at Cornell as an engineering student and was going to attend that institution. The reason—fewer forms to fill out for admission, which has to be one of the really unique approaches to college selection. * * * A
ONE OF THE BIGGEST CHARACTERS On
the Tech campus is an eccentric but effective halfback from Miami named Joe Auer, who is a sort of an urban Ken Owen. Auer's sayings have been amusing Tech people since he arrived here as a transfer from Miami in the fall of 1960. He always refers to people who do not come from the Miami area as tourists and because of his frequent use of the word has been dubbed "tourist" by his coaches and friends. In the middle of January, just as Atlanta's cold snap was easing somewhat and the temperature had risen to a still chilly and damp 50, Auer showed up in our office to check on some pictures of his performance in the Gator Bowl. He was clad in bermuda shorts and a green tee shirt. When we recovered from the shock, we asked him why he was attired in such a manner at this time of the year. His retort was, "It's 85 in Miami today." When reminded that we were over 700 miles from Miami, Auer said, "Yeah I know, but every once in a while I like to let the tourists know how the real people are living."
JL A COLUMN on Tech humor certainly wouldn't be complete without at least one George Griffin story. The good dean long ago formed the Sackbrain Club here on the campus for those who conveniently did the wrong thing at the wrong time. From time to time he names new presidents from the ranks of those who show up at the wrong place or time for appointments, forget important conferences, get lost on their way home from work, or generally foul things up during their dayto-day existence. It is our guess that George Griffin has been president of the Sackbrains at least double the total time served by all of the other members of the club. For George has one of the faultiest memories in the history of man. It is part of his charm and those who know him love him for it. In our stay at Tech we have been directly concerned with several of his typical lapses. A few years back, George came roaring into our office at around 10:00 A.M. on the morning of April 23. "Wallace," he said, "I have to give a college day presentation at Southwest DeKalb High School, wherever that is, at 11:30 this morning, and I don't have the car. How about driving me?" "Certainly, Dean," we answered, "it takes about 30 minutes to get there, we'll leave at 11." At 11 sharp we picked up George and his recruiting material and set out for Panthersville, the site of the high school. When we arrived at the school, George grabbed his materials and started into the building. On the way he queried two or three students about the location of the college day program and received a blank stare from each of them. By this time we were getting suspicious, but George just mumbled something about "Kids nowadays don't even know what's going on in their own school" and then headed to the principal's office. The principal greeted him like a long, lost friend (which he was) and asked him what he was doing there. "What do you mean what am I doing here, I came for college day," exclaimed the Dean. "Well, you'll have a month's wait, you might as well have a seat," calmly answered the principal." And, that's George. * * * A JUST AS we went to press, work began on the third floor addition to the chemistry annex. When a construction shack appeared in front, some wag added a half moon and inscribed the phrase, "Better things for better living through chemistry."
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CONTENTS 2. RAMBLIN'—a letter on admissions, a few Joe Auerisms, a George Griffin story and a student prank form the introduction for this issue. 6. EVOLUTION OF A RECK—Fred W. Ajax, the friendliest of philosophers, categorizes the development of an alumnus. 9. THE STATE OF COLLEGE HUMOR: 1962— a special report on the Tech students' sense of the ridiculous and sublime in cartoons by David Cooper, text by Jack Robinson, George Cauthen, and Frank Clamon, students all. 13. COLORING BOOK—the students continue in the same vein with a satire on many things indigenous to life on the campus today. 21. A BAD YEAR WITH REASONS—Tech's basketball record was off but the future was never brighter or, wait till next year. 22. THE GEORGIA TECH JOURNAL—all of the news about the Institute, the alumni clubs, and the alumni by classes.
Officers of the Georgia Tech National Alumni Association J. F. Willett, '45, Pres. I. H. Hardin, '24, VP W. S. Terrell, '30, VP Jack Adair, '33, Treas. W. Roane Beard, '40, Executive Secretary Bob Wallace, Jr., '49, Editor Bill Diehl, Jr., Chief Photographer Mary Jane Reynolds, Editorial Assistant Tom Hall, '59, Advertising Mary Peeks, Class Notes
THE COVER Joe McKibben, an artist of note, adds his touch to this issue on the lighter side of college life with an impression of a Reck in his living quarters, ignoring the studies to concentrate on coloring the special book which appear^ on pages 13-20 of this issue. The photograph on the wall is Debbie Drake by Bernie Wenke and the view through the window is the tower by Bill Diehl. For more about humor, turn to page 9 of this issue. Published eight times a year—February, March, May, July, September, October, November and December*—by the Georgia Tech National Alumni Association, Georgia Institute of Technology; 225 North Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia. Subscription price (35c per copy) included in the membership dues. Second class postage paid at Atlanta, Georgia.
ON the historic day of February 20, the Tech campus reacted in much the same manner as the rest of the country while Marine John Glenn orbited the earth three times and became a national hero in the course of six hours. In the faculty lounge the television set received more attention than it has since the world series. And in offices throughout the campus, television and radio became a part of the
day's scene. Those who had to attend class or teach paused between classes to gather around portable radios in the hallways, in the classrooms, or out on the campus. And for five minutes out of every hour during that flight this scene of intense concentration was repeated as tomorrow's engineers listened to the results of yesterday's and today's technological achievements.
Photographed for the Alumnus by Bill Diehl, Jr.
Art by David Cooper
Alumnus TECH ALUMNUS
One of the friendliest philosophers on the Tech campus adds up his 31 years experience with Tech men and comes up with his personalized version of the
OF A RAMBLIN' RECK^y PW W. Ajax in a spot of research for this article, I happened to check with the registrar's office and found to my amazement that I have been associated with over 22,000 Tech students during my stay on this campus. When I finally got around to trying to put this evolution idea of mine on paper (I have used the concept in speeches before but never worried about writing it out until Wallace put the pressure on me the other day for some unknown reason) I found that all of these multitude of faces suddenly fell into five distinct profiles—freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, and alumnus. This seemed a logical approach to the article, so I decided to use it. In your early freshman days, you carried the face of a green, garrulous, gullible, glib character — tormented by upperclassmen, harassed by scholastic pressures, "shafted" by all, and completely frustrated by the maze of student and fraternity activities. And yet, within 30 days you all became typical "rats," well able to grouse and gripe about the shortcomings of Tech and your extreme personal hardships to the extent that I must go back as an English professor and recall an eighth century poem called, "Deor's Lament." This poem recited the story of an old scop (or minstrel man) who was attached to a royal house for the sole purpose of providing song and entertainment for the lords and ladies. The lords and ladies got the entertainment, and the scop got a very good livelihood from his patron. The poem goes on to tell of this scop named Deor, who had lost his job to another minstrel by the name of Heorrenda; and, in a tone of brooding fatalism consoled himself for his loss of royal favor by re-calling the hardships and misfortunes suffered by heroic persons of long ago. After each brief, grim and tragic recital, Deor would end with this melancholy refrain: "$aes ofereode || hisses swa maeg" which means "That was endured: this likewise can be." You as freshmen continued to gripe and grouse, but you showed determination to stick it out in the remembrance of perhaps your father or another freshman who had completed the work years ago. Thus, you got consolation very much like Deor, and yet achieved a determination to stay at Tech like those who had done so before.
As a sophomore, you came back to school as a different creature. Now you had evolved into a so-called sophisticated, overbearing person, throwing your weight around with the freshman until about two weeks later when the deadly duo of calculus and physics brought both Christianity and humility to your soul. And again, although on a different level and in a more articulate manner, you continued to gripe and grouse about things in general at Georgia Tech — the poor facilities, the poor teaching, the impossible student load, and, redundantly, the "shafting" that everyone was giving you. As I watched you, I again could see the same similarity to the lament of old Deor; and again I could see you struggling with an even stronger determination to get through the school year no matter what the odds. This determination was stoic and sound and sincere, and somehow most of you survived with the same thought of Deor, "That was endured; this likewise can be." As a junior, the profile was even more altered, and yet it showed more maturity. Some of you even thought of security, particularly those of you who were married or were contemplating this big step. As a junior, you became a so-called "man about town," one who knew his way around Georgia Tech and Atlanta, who knew what to do academically, socially, imbibingly, and I use these words advisedly. And in some of your cases, my memory must be confidential, or else you would never have been graduated from Tech. Yet again, throughout your junior year, I remember the same griping and grousing, the same charges of "shafting" by various professors and still again, I could see through all this "guff" that same determination and consolation carried in the philosophy of Deor. If you had made it through the freshman year, and if you had made it through the sophomore year, and if you had made it up to the level of a junior, you always found that you too could endure this stormy year because it had been done before. Despite this stoic atmosphere, you and I frequently shared experiences that gave both of us some relaxation. In the late thirties when I was proctor in Techwood Dormi-
EVOLUTION OF A RECK-continued tory, I remember a group of athletes who were searching rather desperately for a "comfortable" course to take, one that might alleviate the burden of a rigorous schedule. About this same time Dr. William G. Perry, Head of the English Department, called me in and stated that he would like to offer an elective course in Shakespeare. He asked me if I could help him get up a class for this course. I told him that if he would practically guarantee that the course would not be too hard, I was sure I could get a class arranged, but I asked and received permission for my athletic "friends" to be allowed to take the course. Doctor Perry, at first was wary, but finally gave me permission. The boys and I held a caucus the next night. They also were wary, but I sold them on the course and gave them my solemn promise that no one would flunk. Thus, the course was formed with twelve out of twenty students being my "friends." After the quarter was underway for about two weeks, I called in the leader of the group, a very eccentric and well-known halfback, to find out how the course was going. He assured me that everything was going along fine, that all of the boys were enjoying the course, but that they had one objection . . . Doctor Perry was taking all the good parts as they read the plays together and would never let them have a leading part. In fact, my halfback friend, at the time, was playing Ophelia in Hamlet. I took action, and Doctor Perry made the necessary concessions. Thus, both he and the boys had a great time together and what is more important, everybody made a "C" or better. And then I remember you as a senior. As a senior you were a very busy man, a very serious man, because you were getting close to the end. The majority of you were "shook up" — trying to graduate, trying to get married, trying to have children, and trying to get a job. Again, I am reminded of an unusual experience — As most of you know, when the poor graduating senior is having trouble with one course in the final examinations, I have always offered to do what I could to help him with the professor concerned. However, about a year ago one incident almost exhausted my patience. An electrical engineering senior came into my office at a time when I was having a conversation with Father Giles A. Webster, the Chaplain of the campus Newman Club. It seems that the senior was very scared of failing a required senior course in electrical engineering, and he was taking me up on my promise to help. Quickly, I told him to go home and study, go to bed early, and if he did "flunk" the course be sure that he flunked it "honestly" and then come back to me. Father Webster entered into the conversation, reassured, the senior that my advice was good, but also stated that he would say a few prayers for a successful accomplishment of the examination. Thus, the professor had very little chance against the boy with the Lord, Ajax, and Father Webster working for him. I heard nothing from the boy during the examination week, and thus I assumed
that all was well. However, on registration day of the next term I chanced to meet the senior around the post office and expressed my amazement over his registering for another term. I asked for an explanation and was told that he passed the electrical engineering exam but that someone in mechanical engineering "sneaked up" and "stabbed" him in the back. Needless to say, without my aid or that of Father Webster and the Lord, the senior did finally finish his work the next quarter. Most of you were really "sweating" it out, and at this time the old Deor philosophy was leaned on very heavily, but this time you showed a vicious determination to overcome all of your hardships and finally to be graduated. And thus, it came to pass. Now, you took on the alumnus profile. Here I find the great metamorphosis — the inexplicable, it seems to me, change between the student and the alumnus. Suddenly, you seem to forget all the melancholy days of Deor and your troubles. Because it is now experience, and you look upon the four years at Tech as a study in memory. Even two years after you have graduated and are working in business or industry, you discover in an amazing way that all the hardships, the sufferings, and the "shaftings" experienced by you at Tech made your job easier, and you realize that the training at Georgia Tech was sound and, in fact, made your job a lot more manageable than those rigors of education at Georgia Tech. Practically overnight, to reminisce of your days at Tech gives you a warm glow, a good feeling, a general love and a fierce pride in Georgia Tech, a pride unexcelled by alumni of any other school. You, as an alumnus greatly enjoy the industrial prestige of Georgia Tech; and what is most important and unique, after all the lamentations, melancholy meditations, and ferocious griping as a student here, you became the most enthusiastic and loyal of alumni. You express your loyalty in three main ways and you express it well: The first is the continued record-breaking contributions you make to the annual Roll Call. The second is the first-rate public relations and sales promotion job you are doing all over the world for Georgia Tech, and the third is your ever-readiness to help all Georgia Tech men everywhere. There have been events over the years in my experience at Georgia Tech where the very Institute seemed threatened. All of us concerned, teachers and administrators alike, have had our headaches, hardships, and fears, until we also became followers of Deor. I refer to such things as the depression, the troubles caused by World War II, and other happenings that upset the normal operation. We thought of Job frequently, turned to God for guidance, but the best consolation and reassurance in our troubles (and this is particularly true in my case, personally) came from a sincere belief that if Georgia Tech needed help, everyone of you to a man is ready and willing to come to our immediate support. With alumni like you, Georgia Tech will always be eternal. TECH ALUMNUS
A Special Report
THE STATE OF COLLEGE HUMOR 1962
to profile the American college student in alumni magazines (in fact in all magazines) seem to ignore completely the fact that college students still possess an active sense of humor. Consequently, today's student is generally pictured as a dry, intense, colorless character with the cool, detached sense of humor generally associated with beards, black turtle-neck sweaters, and coffee houses. Actually, if Tech students are representative, today's student still has the loud, finger-pointing, satirical concept of humor that his father boasts about at alumni reunions and football parties. Perbaps students don't put cows on top of buildings anymore or steal the whistle from the power plant like their predecessors did, but they still get back at their tormentors through satirical farce in the pages of their publications. At Tech, the chief vehicle for student humor is the Rambler, successor to the Yellow Jacket which was shot down by the faculty for the crime of overindulgence in 1955. The Rambler, a combination feature-humor magazine with none of the short jokes that were once the pride of the Yellow Jacket, is skillfully edited and immensely popular with the student body. Last year it was awarded first place nationally for the best college feature magazine by Pi Delta Epsilon, the honorary journalism fraternity. Its success has forced the Technique and even the Engineer to use more and more humor to keep the readers' interest. The Rambler's targets remain pretty much the same as the Yellow Jacket's, with only the changes in times bringing in new subjects. The math and chemistry profs, the physical plant department, and the deans are still blasted from time to time. The parking problem, the campus policemen, and the coeds are the newest items for satire in words and cartoons. Takeoffs on the old songs or poems such as this one by Frank Clamon are still the rage:
From the tables down at Duffy's, To the place where Harry dwells, To the dear old wit's end we love so wellâ€” Sing the Ramblin' Recks assembled With their glasses raised on high And the magic of their singing casts a spell. Yes, the magic of their singing of the songs we love so well, "Roll your leg over," and all the rest. We will serenade our Duffy while beer and voice shall last, Then we'll flunk and be forgotten with the rest. We are poor little wrecks who have lost our booze, Rats, rats, rats; We're little engineers who have turned IM, Yeah, yeah, yeah; Hell raisin' songsters off on a spree Doomed to late hours at the library; May the Hill have mercy on such as we, Or it's entirely possible that the minuscule particles of matter making up the earthern structure referred to as the Hill will, due to an explosion of the atomic variety set off by emotionally unstable undergraduates, disengage themselves from the central mass, causing a general collapse of the system. Splop!
On the following pages with cartoons and copy by present-day Tech students, the Alumnus offers a sampler of student humor prepared for this issue. MARCH, 1962
college humor: 1962
by George Cauthen, The Technique
/ POX ON ALL THESE FOLK SINGING GROUPS 1 ALL THE INDIGNITIES the college student silently en- from a fierce tribe of indigenous Iberians called the Dorques dures, folk singers are the worst. Outside of beating who took refuge in the lofty Pyrites mountains when widowed immigrants, unscrupulous agents have no crueler the renaissance threatened to engulf their culture in 1321. "To this day, they fend off American tourists by drappleasures than herding their vapid properties onto uning boulders on them from the cliffs. The music was suspecting, culture-aspiring collegians. Here is an example of just such irritating event that changed for modernization purposes in 1923 by Minnie could take place on our own campus if we were not so Emerald and the lyrics in 1959 by Decca artist, Letch Feely. So here it is, that timeless love song, Remora." particular. The group assumes a position of readiness, and at the Picture an outdated gymnasium replete with metal folding chairs strewn leg-breaking fashion into every available downbeat thoughtfully supplied by Fissure, they burst into alcove. Visualize 1500 narrow lapels casually revealing song. Each adopts the stereotyped expression of a maestro wild taste in vests and indiscriminate spending habits. of his respective instrument; each, that is, except Roy Cash on the obnoxiachord who, having no one to model Imagine Mrs. Kennedy 1500 times. from, simply operates his instrument with the vacant abanBig theater spots flash into a folding stage that will don of a fender mechanic wielding a body mallet. probably miss many golden opportunities, and between one and a half-dozen wash and wear uniforms are worn The song ends, applause subsides, and the leader reonto the stage by as many stalwart lads, each looking as if turns to his post. he was freshly hewn from a solid block of Mennen stick "The next and last song before the intermission is a deodorant. One emerges from the squad and vitally ad- ballad entitled Gypsy Rover Came Over the Hill and dresses the microphone: Scared All the Kitties Away and comes to us through "Good evening folks, my name is David Fissure, and several cultures. The Pharisees picked it up through a behind me from left to right are Johnny Dollar, Steve cultural exchange program with the Maccabees, and it Shekel, Roy Cash, Leonine Mange, and over in the corner sooner or later became a favorite with the Seabees. looking for all the world like a dugout canoe is our ex"We learned this song from our fraternity's garbage orbitantly expensive basso obnoxiachord. collector, a Miss Lotus McKeever, who interestingly "An interesting though trivial sidelight is the fact that enough is the product of a peculiar racial mixture, her J. C. Higgins, a master-craftsman in his own right, fash- father having been a Sumatran copra merchant and her ioned it especially for us. A remarkable job when you con- mother an Irish sea captain. sider all he had to work from was a dictionary illustration. "Where she got the song is not important nor very "Since I am the only member who is serious about evident. Also, since some of the words are a little dirty, we music, I'll do all the talking lest the scholarly flavor be will omit the English part. If we don't see you again after lost. You might be wondering how we came up with such the intermission, just let me say it has certainly been a a name as The Common Thieves. Actually, after doing profitable experience for us." extensive research and steeping ourselves in folklore for Here is just one example of the uniformly bad enterseveral hours in the library, we unanimously decided it tainment that is much too available these days. But we was just the right contrast to our true characters. can be thankful that our college has the discriminating "Our first ditty this evening is a beautiful song both in talents of the Georgia Tech Interfraternity Council to inthe music and in the story it tells. Originally the song comes sure us palatable performers.
college humor: 1 9 6 2 by Jack Robinson, The Rambler
THERE HAS TO BE AN EASIER WAY »
in early autumn as Skeezely Mc/Mac crawled out of his earthen home near the airport and prepared to make his long journey to the Georgia Tech campus. Skeezely, one of those patriotic individuals who feels it is his duty to commute because each gallon of gasoline he buys increases the amount of money in circulation and keeps the national economy from becoming stagnant, carefully adjusted the straps on his Salisport driving gloves, locked in place his Bell crash helmet with heavy-duty bubble face protector, and stomped on the kick-starter of his Sears Mo-ped Motorbike. As the motor sprung to life with a noise somewhat akin to that of a thousand dying boxelder bugs and silverfish, Skeezely looked with bloodshot eyes toward the long road which lay ahead —• across unchartered expressways and numerous trolley tracks—and yet he did not flinch—for he knew what had to be done and he was ready to get right in there and do it. Amid cries of "kill the Yankee Pig" and "54-40 or Fight" he set out towards Tech. For days and days he rode — sometimes without food — sometimes without water — but always with his back to the airport beacon. Finally—16 months later — dog tired and without any personal possessions but an athletic ID card which he clutched between his teeth, he slowly pedaled up to the campus. Carefully parking his trusty mo-ped, he hobbled into his 11:00 Saturday class, which he found had been called off. With this burden lifted from his shoulders, it was a happy fellow who walked back to where he had parked. But his joy was shortlived; for here he found a ticket for 25c for parking at a 30° angle from a fireplug 42'-6" distant. The shock was too much for him and something snapped. As the sun slowly sank in the west, Skeezely Mc/Mac, animal lover, Rotarian, and good guy, climbed into his Bell crash helmet with heavy bubble face protector, pulled his Sears Mo-ped in after him; started it up with a noise akin to a thousand Atlas Missiles and carbon-monoxided-<*iimself to death. On this same morning — indeed a day of infamy — Mrs. J. Harvey Freedlick, III — only gray-haired little old lady ever to attend classes at Tech — climbed out of her Victorian fourposter, slipped into her special "Little Old Gray-Haired Lady Visits the Bobbsy Twins" uniform, read one chapter of "Tom Swift and his Amazing Mechanical Thimble" and, thus prepared, started for the Hill. Living among the squirrels in Piedmont Park (because she simply couldn't study in the dorms) she found it necessary to 12
T WAS A COLD DREARY MORNING
drive to school each morning so she wouldn't be too tired for her 8:00 P.T. class. This morning was much like any other morning — as the rising sun found her in her 1927 tulipwood bodied Hispanio-Suiza on the 14th St. ramp of the expressway (because she liked crowds) swinging into the traffic with a right turn signal and accelerating up to 8 m.p.h., she merrily buzzed along the center median towards Tech. Reaching the 10th Street exit she drove across the expressway perpendicular to traffic flow (much to the consternation of those motorists on whose hoods she drove — especially the gentleman in the Isetta on whose roof she speed-shifted into 2nd) and on over to the Hill, arriving just in time to drive through a squad of Pershing Rifles out on early morning drill. Muttering something about the tragedy of American youth and how they are too militaristic, our heroine drove down the middle of the Faculty tennis courts where she always parked, raced the engine four times and turned off the motor. Just as she was about to vault out of the car, she heard sirens approaching. Not wanting to be in the way in case they drove down through the courts she remained in her car — the picture of good citizenry. All at once she found herself in the midst of a milling throng of campus police and before you could say "Jack Robinson" (which takes % of one second) in her hand was a ticket — not to the Policeman's Ball as you might expect — but for improperly displaying her campus parking sticker and leaving the previous year's sticker on the window. Awestruck, mortified beyond all reconciliation, all her hopes and dreams shattered, she drove over to the nearest grocery store, bought a 6-pak of Metrecal, and went out and got thin. These are just two examples of the hardships and miseries brought about by the unfair distribution of parking tickets by the power-hungry, status-ridden bureaucratic campus polezi. Arise students! Raise funds to send a lobby to Washington to encourage your congressmen to back you up. Teach these junior G-men to respect little old gray-haired ladies; show them it's un-American to give parking tickets to fun-loving, straight-arrow, patriotic American youth. Take it on your own shoulders to rid our campus of this social enigma. For information on how to do this send ten cents in coin (no stamps) to Mary Peeks, c/o Alumnus; she will send, by return mail, her popular book (in plain paper wrapping) entitled "Necking and Petting—There Must be Something Better." TECH ALUMNUS
college humor: 1962
p Art by David Cooper
i0P Text by Jack Robinson
What a nice policeman. He is a campus cop. He gives tickets to wrongdoers. Color the long sleek limousine black. Color the angry wrongdoing alumnus red. Color the parking ticket green. Draw a small picture of President Harrison, finding out about the ticket. He will be green too. Tell the nice policeman bye bye.
What a smiling dean. He wishes you well. Color his smile phony. Color his palm greasy. Do not get out of the lines. He will break your crayolas. Cut out his picture. Paste it on an ash tray. Put cigarettes out on his ear lobe.
There is a handsome football player. He is on the left. There is a cheerleader. She is on the rest of the page. Color her quickly. Now burn the page.
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Rush Week is fun. The rushee is having fun. Color his face pale white. Color it black and blue if he doesn't pledge. It will be green after the first bill.
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NAVY AND TECH PLAYERS ACTING LIKE THEY ARE LOOKING FOR A CONTACT LENS. THEY'RE CHASING A BALL.
IT WAS JUST ONE OF THOSE YEARS E URING A YEAR dedicated to rebuilding, Tech's basket-
ball team came up with its worst record since the 1953-54 season. The loss of top forward Keith Weekly, first to an injury and then to academic problems, proved to be the final blow to Coach Whack Hyder's hopes of a good season. Without a proven pointmaker, Mike Tomasovich and Josh Powell had to shoulder the scoring load for the Jackets on their way to a 10 win—16 loss season. In the Southeastern Conference race, Tech finished well down in the pack with a 4-9 record. Tech lost its first two on the road, 55-57 to SMU in Dallas, and 80-84 to Rice in Houston, before coming back home for a 72-56 over William and Mary. On December 9, the Georgia Bulldogs scored their first win over Tech in 10 games by edging the Jackets 67-70 at the Coliseum. Tech then wound up its pre-holiday season with a 57-44 win from Baylor and a 58-57 thriller from Missouri, both at the Coliseum. In the Poinsetta Tournament, the Jackets reached the finals by upsetting Furman, 72-65, only to be soundly beaten by Arkansas, 42-72, in the title match. In the final SEC warmup with Navy in Atlanta, Tech lost an overtime battle to the Middies, 62-64. The Jackets opened the SEC campaign with a 70-89 loss to Kentucky in Lexington and then avenged the Georgia loss in a noncounter in Atlanta, 68-62. The Mississippi teams then came into the Coliseum to take a pair from Tech. Old Miss was the winner in a 55-60 battle that wasn't decided until the last 40 seconds and eventual SEC champ Mississippi State came from behind in the final second to take a thriller, 56-57. Tech finally broke on the winning side of the Conference ledger by beating Vanderbilt at home, 71-65 and then lost another non-counter to Auburn, 40-52. The Jackets edged Tennessee, 66-65, at Knoxville in overtime to gain their only road SEC victory of the season, MARCH, 1962
and then came back to Atlanta to give Kentucky a real battle before falling, 62-71. Tech ran its losing streak to four in a row by falling to Alabama, 70-76, in Tuscaloosa; to Auburn, 39-48, in Auburn, and to LSU, 51-52, in Atlanta before edging Tulane, 77-74, in overtime at home. In a non-conference game, Louisville fell to the Jackets' best effort of the season, 59-50, and Tennessee visited the Coliseum and received a 67-50 whipping in Tech's final SEC victory. The Jackets then went on the road to lose to Georgia, 61-68, Florida, 75-82 (in overtime), and Vanderbilt, 74-88. Tech's high scorer for the season was Mike Tomasvich with a 13.1 average followed by Josh Powell and Alan Nass with 10 plus averages. Actually, taking all things into account this might have been one of Hyder's superior coaching jobs since he took over the Jackets in 1951. Losing Kaiser by graduation and then Weekly to the aforementioned ailments was too much for anyone to overcome. Yet, Coach Hyder kept his team in almost every game until the final minutes. Coach Joe Helms' freshman squad was the best looking one to appear at the Coliseum in a long time, winning all but one game at home (it lost to the nation's number one junior college team—Young Harris) and closing out the season witth a 12-5 slate. Next year, it will furnish Hyder with several strong candidates for the varsity, namely, Ron Scharf, R. D. Craddock, Jim Caldwell, and Tommy Roberts. Back from this year's varsity will be Tomasovich, Nass, Eidson, Herbert, Landrey, Tumlin, and Nigg. And, Weekly and Spooner are expected to beat the books and be eligible for the coming season. This squad could be one of the strongest Tech has had in a long time and might just put Tech back as a title contender after an absence of one rather long but expected year. 21
1962 GOLF SCHEDULE
Tfye-Institute1962 Football Schedule approved by Senate
GEORGIA TECH'S 1962 football schedule was
approved by the Academic Senate after its February 6 meeting. The action by the Senate endorsed the Executive Committee's recommendation that the schedule be approved with reluctance and then only because of a prior contractual agreement with Alabama. Two weeks before the meeting it was announced by Athletic Director Dodd that the Alabama series will be terminated when the current contract expires with the 1964 Tech-Alabama game. Dodd stated that the move to drop Alabama had been decided upon prior to the 1961 game. Here is the 1962 Tech schedule:
Sept. 22 Clemson Sept. 29 Florida Oct. 6 Louisiana State Oct. 13 Tennessee Oct. 20 Auburn Oct. 27 *Tulane Nov. 3 Duke Nov. 10 Florida State Nov. 17 Alabama Dec. 1 Georgia * Homecoming
Atlanta Gainesville . . . . Atlanta Atlanta Birmingham Atlanta Durham Atlanta Atlanta Athens
Spring sports schedules announced
TECH'S FOUR spring athletic team^-golf, tennis, baseball, and trackâ€”swing into action this year with two new coaches. Jim Luck, assistant in football and a former Tech football and baseball star, takes over the baseball vacancy created by the retirement of "Marse Joe" Pittard. Moving in as tennis coach to replace the dean of SEC coaches, E. E. Bortell, who also retired this past season, is Jack Rodgers, the pro at Atlanta's Bitsy Grant Tennis Center. Returning Tech coaches are Tommy Plaxico, golf, and Norris Dean, track. 22
Mar. 19 Florida State . . . . Tallahassee Mar. 19 Springfield College . Tallahassee Mar. 20 Florida Gainesville Mar. 21 Rollins Winter Park Mar. 22 Florida Southern . . . Lakeland Mar. 30 Florida Atlanta Mar. 30 Duke Atlanta Apr. 4 Auburn Atlanta Atlanta Apr. 6 Vanderbilt Auburn Apr. 10 Auburn Knoxville Apr. 21 Tennessee Atlanta Apr. 24 Georgia State Athens Apr. 28 Georgia May 3 SEC and Southern Meets . Athens 4&5 May 11 Tennessee Atlanta May 15 Georgia Atlanta
Mar. 21 Stetson Deland Mar. 22 Rollins Winter Park Mar. 26 Sewanee Atlanta Apr. 5 Florida Southern . . . . Atlanta Apr. 7 Vanderbilt Nashville Apr. 11 Georgia Athens Apr. 13 Louisiana State . . . Baton Rouge Apr. 14 Tulane New Orleans Apr. 18 Georgia Atlanta Apr. 20 Cincinnati Atlanta Apr. 21 Florida Atlanta Apr. 24 Tennessee Atlanta Apr. 27 Ga. Collegiate & 28 Championships Athens Apr. 30 Miami Atlanta May 5 Tennessee Knoxville May 10 11 & 12 SEC Championships . . Nashville
1962 BASEBALL SCHEDULE
Mar. Mar. Mar. Mar. Mar. Mar. Mar. Mar. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. May May May May May
19 20 21 23 24 27 30 31 4 5 6 7 11 13 14 17 21 24 27 28 1 4 5 8 12
Florida State . . . . Tallahassee Florida State . . . . Tallahassee Florida State . . . . Tallahassee Auburn Auburn Auburn Auburn Georgia Athens Auburn Atlanta Auburn Atlanta Tennessee Atlanta Tennessee Atlanta Kentucky Atlanta Kentucky Atlanta Clemson Clemson Florida Atlanta Florida Atlanta Georgia Athens Clemson Atlanta Georgia Atlanta Vanderbilt Nashville Vanderbilt Nashville Georgia Atlanta Florida Gainesville Florida Gainesville Mercer Atlanta Mercer Atlanta 1962 TENNIS SCHEDULE
Mar. 19 Florida State Mar. 20 Florida
. . . . Tallahassee Gainesville
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EUROPE IN MAY Atlanta to Rome London to Atlanta May 4-May 26, T962 $298 - Air Fare ($400 land tour available)
For Information Write: TOM HALL, Project Director Georgia Tech National Alumni Association Atlanta 13, Georgia
President Harrison named to GE Board
PRESIDENT Edwin D . Harrison was one of two new members elected to the board of directors of the General Electric Company in January. T h e high honor for Tech and its president was announced by Board Chairman Ralph J. Cordiner on January 30. Cordiner said the election of Dr. Harrison was in keeping with General Electric's policy of maintaining a board with broad experience in many fields of endeavor and with wide geographical representation. The board membership now numbers 17, of which only three are from within the company. Engineering Experiment Station names Whitley DR.
W Y A T T C. W H I T L E Y ' S
associate director (research) of Georgia Tech's Engineering Experiment Station has been approved by the Board of Regents of the Georgia University System, according to Dr. Edwin D . Harrison, president of Georgia Tech. Whitley, chief of the Chemical Sciences Division, will assist Robert E. Stiemke, the director, in research administration. The new associate director came to Georgia Tech as an instructor and subsequently served as assistant, associate, and professor of chemistry. Before being named chief of the Chemical Sciences Division at Tech's Engineering Experiment Station in 1956, Whitley was director of several industrial and governmental research projects. For the present he will retain the post as chief of the chemical sciences unit in addition to his new duties. Ireland's U N representative speaks a n campus
T H E HONORABLE Frederick H. Boland, Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations, and immediate past-President of the U.N. General Assembly, addressed the students and faculty of Georgia Tech on Tuesday, February 13. Over 2,800 turned out for his talk on U.N. problems. Former Ambassador to the Court of St. James, Mr. Boland has had a long and varied career in his country's service. H e
formation and growth of interparticle contacts in the solid state). While at Tech, he presented a general discussion of sintering theory and described some of his recent studies in sintering oxides. Born in Cracow, Poland, Doctor Kuczynski escaped to England during World War II, and later came to the United States. He holds a Master of Science degree in mathematics and physics from the University of Cracow; a Bachelor of Science in metallurgy from the University of Swansea (England); and a Doctor of Science degree in metallurgy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. B e f # e assuming his present post at the University of Notre Dame, he served as a research scientist at Sylvania Electric Company, a consultant engineer in Bogota, Colombia, and a metallurgist with NASA. Doctor Kuczynski is the author of numerous publications in the fields of sintering, powder technology, diffusion, surface phenomena, properties of metals and alloys, and order-disorder phenomena. Doctor DeBenedetti spent his time at Tech conducting seminars and conferences with the faculty and students. On February 20, at 8:00 p.m., he gave a lecture on the subject, "Positron Annihilation in Solids," and on the following afternoon, at 3:30 p.m. he conducted a special seminar on "Mossbauer Effect in Paramagnetic Ions." Particularly well known to physicists for his personal enthusiasm and physical insight, Doctor DeBenedetti has been active in research in the field of cosmic rays, low energy nuclear physics, particle physics, and high energy physics. Special accomplishments are the discovery of short-lived insomers; studies of positronium, mesic Xrays, and mossbauer effect. Born and educated in Florence, Italy, Doctor DeBenedetti has served on the faculty of the University of Padua, Italy; Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio; and Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. In addition, he has engaged in research for Laboratoire Curie, Paris, Frances; Bartol Research Foundation, Swarthmore, Pa.;
entered the Irish Foreign Service as Third Secretary in 1929, and was appointed First Secretary at the Paris Legation in 1932. He has served as Head of the Foreign Trade Division in the Department of Industry and Commerce, and Permanent Secretary of the Department of External Affairs. Ambassador Boland has represented Ireland as a delegate to various political and economic conferences and negotiations including: the League of Nations; the Commonwealth Economic Conference at Ottawa in 1932; the Conference on European Economic Co-operation, Paris, 1947; First Session of OEEC, Paris, 1948; and Conference on the Council of Europe, London, 1949. He served as Member and Acting Chairman of the Irish delegation to the Xlth, Xllth, XHIth, and XlVth sessions of the U.N. General Assembly, and as President of the Assembly in 1960. Ambassador Boland studied law at King's Inn and Trinity College, Dublin, and holds an LL.B. degree. In 1926, he was awarded a Rockefeller Research Fellowship in Social Sciences. He has studied at Harvard University, and at the Universities of Chicago and North Carolina. Ambassador Boland's appearance was sponsored by the Georgia Tech Student Lecture and Entertainment Committee. Two
top scientists visit Tech
D R . G. C. KUCZYNSKI, of the Department of
Metallurgy, University of Notre Dame, visited the campus on January 29, and D r . Sergio DeBenedetti, internationally-known physicist from Carnegie Institute of Technology visited Tech on February 20 and 2 1 . They were the second and third of the 1961-62 series of top scientists or engineers to be brought to the Georgia Tech campus through the Neely Visiting Professorship Fund, established by Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Neely of Atlanta. Considered an international authority in the field of the physics of powder metallurgy, Doctor Kuczynski is credited with the generally accepted theory for the mechanisms of the first state of sintering (the
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TECH'S short course and conference director, Richard Wiegand has announced a series of new programs that should be of interest to many Tech alumni. Here is the latest listing: March 27-May 29: Managament Principles for Foremen and First-line Supervisors —An evening program, set for ten sessions,
which gives the foreman a view of his place in management and some practical principles to use in his day-to-day work. March 29-May 3 1: Short Course in Plant Layout and Shop Planning for the Growing Business—The initial offering of the course was so well received that it is being offered again on ten consecutive Thursday evenings in Atlanta. The program is designed to help the owners a n d / o r managers of manufacturing plants with fewer than 100 employees use those basic industrial engineering principles that can help them run their plants more effectively. April 9-13: Short Course in Management Dynamics and Effective Decision Making— The third offering of this intensive one-week course will continue to stress the management fields of planning, organizing, controlling, actuating, and appraising. Registrants are required to meet in small groups during the week to report back to the faculty on the application of course material that can be made to the registrants' work. Therefore, instruction is keyed to application of theory to the job throughout the course.
May 3-4: Protective Relaying Conference —Tentative dates for conference in which engineers with responsibility for protection of heavy electrical equipment and devices will meet to discuss new advances in the field. May 16-18: Traffic Engineering Short Course—The second offering of a program that emphasizes the basic ideas behind traffic engineering that are particularly helpful to the growing city. Any Tech alumnus may receive full information about these programs by writing to: Director, Short Courses and Conferences, Georgia Tech, Atlanta 13.
I ATLANTA, GEORGIA — President Edwin
Harrison and Basketball Coach Whack Hyder were the guest speakers at the midwinter meeting of the Greater Atlanta Georgia Tech Club held on February 8. Over 100 alumni turned out to hear the latest news on Tech and its basketball fortunes. During the business meeting, it was announced that the Club had awarded 18 freshman scholarships valued at $360 each during the 1961 year. The Club also provided $1,449 in matching funds thus assisting five other alumni clubs on 10 scholarships, gave $500 for band assistantships. and assisted six upperclassmen with $300 scholarships. Most of the money for this academic scholarship program came from the funds the Club received through its sponsorship of the annual "T-game." BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA—Over 65 alumni,
President Harrison at the December 13 Nashville Club meeting with left to right, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Waters, Mr. and Mrs. George Hicks, Mrs. Wallace Rogers and Wallace Rogers.
Auburn alumnus, Ruben T. Moore (second from right), leads the "Ramblin' Reck" at the Huntsville, Alabama Club meeting. T h e W a r Eagle was paying off a bet he lost to Tech alumnus, Bob Puckett, on which local club would participate most in their respective Annual Alumni Roll Calls.
wives and guests turned out for the February dinner-dance sponsored by the Georgia Tech Club of Baton Rouge. Guest speaker was Roane Beard, substituting for Dean George Griffin who could not attend because of a last-minute emergency. President George Adams conducted the business meeting at which the following officers were elected for the coming year: C. Don Scoggins, president; T o m F . Davenport, Jr.. 1st vice president; Richard H. Hudson, Jr., 2nd vice president; Joseph S. Walker, secretary; and J. Larry Dallum, treasurer. HEIDELBERG, G E R M A N Y — T e c h alumni
a dinner meeting on January 18 at the Patrick Henry Village Officers' Club in Heidelberg. The meeting planned by Lt. Delmas Webb, Jr., was attended by 13 Tech alumni now stationed in the area. The next meeting is scheduled for March or April with Lt. Dave Scoggins, Hq USAFE, D S C / 0. APO 633, in charge of arrangements. MEXICO
club trend continued when the alumni of the Mexico City area got together on January 29 to discuss the formation of an alumni club in that area. Sixteen Tech alumni attended the meeting at which James Webb, cultural attache of the American Embassy More news on page 26
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Photomicrograph of protons trapped in the lower Van Allen Belt. These protons entered the nuclear emulsions at an altitude of about 800 miles.
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The many fields of physics investigation include fission reactions, neutronics, hydrodynamics, high- and lowenergy physics, numerical analysis, geophysics and astrophysics. The broad scope of the problems encountered requires the imaginative efforts of both theoretical and experimental physicists with many different interests. In Chemistry, long-range experimental and theoretical studies, applied
research programs, materials development work, and, on occasion, limited production of novel materials needed by the Laboratory exemplify the variety of work performed by chemists and engineers of many specialties.
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The successful collaboration of engineers and scientists has made LRL a leader in the development of unique research apparatus and diagnostic equipment. Mechanical Engineering responsibilities include design and fabrication of nuclear and high explosive devices, analytical and experimental studies, mechanipal design, non-destructive and environmental testing, metrology, and production coordination. Electronics designs and develops systems for automatic and servo control, reactor control, instrumentation and simulation, data acquisition, data reduction and energy storage and transfer, and provides electronics consulting service throughout the Laboratory. COMPUTATION
The LRL computer complex, one of the
The Laboratory's manifold activities a r e conducted at t h r e e locations â€” Berkeley and Livermore in the San Francisco Bay area, and the Nevada Test Site near Las Vegas, Nevada. T h e L a b o r a t o r y at Livermore is presently active in four long-range research projects: Whitney, the design and testing of nuclear and thermonuclear explosives; Plowshare, the development of scientific and industrial uses for nuclear explosives; Sherwood, research into control of the fusion reaction, and Pluto, the development of a very high temperature reactor for powering a ramjet propulsion system. L R L particularly needs scientists and engineers who have the skill and imagination to solve an ever-changing array of new and novel problems.
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WITH THE CLUBS-confinued was the special guest. The temporary committee set up to make plans for future meetings includes J. M. Cabrera, E. R. Dubos, A. R. Ulloa, J. Cunningham, and E. Zorrilla. MACON,
» 1 Q Allen K. Steinberg, of 2202 DartI O mouth Road, Augusta, Georgia, died June 27, 1961 in the New England Center Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He was president and founder of the Waynesboro Garment Company and a partner and one of the founders of Sardis Manufacturing Company. His widow lives at the above address.
the featured speaker at the January 30 meeting of the Macon Area Georgia Tech Club. Dr. Harrison and Joe Guthridge, director of development at Tech, drew a record crowd of 95 to the meeting. President of the club is Donald I. Rosen. TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA—Coach Bobby Dodd spoke to the North Florida Georgia Tech Club at their February 14 meeting in Tallahassee. Over 50 alumni and wives were present for the meeting. During the business meeting the following officers were elected for the coming year: J. Ham Dowling, president; Carl Ingram, vice president; George Cates, secretary-treasurer; and Fred McCord, Col. William Robinson, Julian C. Smith, and J. Mason Williams, directors. W A S H I N G T O N , D. C — J o e Guthridge was the guest speaker at the February 16 dinnerdance sponsored by the Washington Georgia Tech Club. Over 115 alumni, wives, and guests heard Guthridge talk on "Today's Georgia Tech." During the business meeting, the following officers were elected for the coming year: James Eliopolo, president; Robert H. Trowbridge, Jr., vice president; and Charles H. Taylor, secretary-treasurer. A planning committee is now at work setting up meetings for the club for the year ahead.
' O O Thomas W. ™ ~ sentative for died January 10 in widow lives at 130 Georgia.
Smith, EE, sales repreOtis Elevator Company, an Atlanta hospital. His Glenn Circle, Decatur,
' O O D. W. Brosnan, CE, has been named £*» president of Southern Railway. He joined Southern in 1926 in Macon, Georgia and has served the company in various positions. He was formerly vice presidentoperations in Washington, D. C. ' O C Joseph A. Miller, CE, of New Or^ * J leans, died January 28, 1962. No further information was available at this writing. Frank Heard Smith, Jr., CE, died at his home January 17. He was president of Accurate Weather Strip & Screen Company in Atlanta. His widow lives at 215 Boiling Road, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia. Joseph Rodgers Thompson, 1332 Halcyon Drive, Savannah, Georgia, died October 7, 1961. He was with Swift and Company Refinery for 36 years. Mr. Thompson is survived by his widow and one daughter. ' O T Joseph Henry Singer, Com., died at ™ * his home February 2. He was owner of Singer and Company, insurance and real estate brokers. His widow lives at 1219 Peachtree Battle Avenue, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia. ' O Q Clarence H. Evans, ChE, retired Jan^ ^ uary 31 after over 30 years with DuPont. At the time of his retirement, he was senior consultant in the Engineering Department's Chemical Engineering Section. 'OQ ^*»
' 1 A Edgar Everhart, Jr., ME, recently '• moved from Ohio to Cleveland, Georgia. His new address is Box 281, Clearlake, Cleveland, Georgia. Mr. Everhart retired two years ago after 44 years with Goodyear & Goodyear Aircraft in Aiken, Ohio. Joel C. Underwood, CE, of 2420 Peachtree Road, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia, died January 18 in an Atlanta hospital. He had been with the U. S. Civil Service in Washington, D. C. prior to his retirement 3 years ago. His widow lives at the above address. '1C John Raymond Robson, of Somer'** ville, New Jersey, died July 20, 1960. Thomas Grayson Seidell, EE, retired electrical engineering professor at Georgia Tech, died February 10 at his home in Avondale Estates, Georgia.
Robert White Williamson died December 24, 1961 in Fresno, Califor-
' O f l H. I. Neely, CerE, died of a heart * » " attack at his office January 25. At the time of his death he was plant manager and superintendent of the South Chicago (Illinois) plant "of U. S. Gypsum. ' O O Dr. Cecil E. Johnson, ChE, has been *»™ appointed manager of professional recruitment and college relations for Monsanto Chemical Company's Personnel and Administrative Services Department at St. Louis, Missouri. Daniel A. McKeever, EE, has been elected to a three year term as a trustee of The University of the South at Sewanee, Tennessee. He also serves on the Georgia Tech National Alumni Association board of trustees. Mr. McKeever is president of J. E. Hanger, Inc. His business address is 947
Juniper Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia. William P. Rocker has been named president and general manager of Southern Spring Bed Company in Atlanta. He was formerly plant manager. ' Q 4 Henry Boone Zimmerman died Jan* » " uary 30 of a heart attack. He was southern zone manager for# General Electric Supply in Atlanta, Georgia. ' O C William F. Floyd has been trans*»** ferred by Cities Service Oil Company to New York, where he is in charge of heavy design and construction. His home address is 133 Murray Hill Boulevard, Murray Hill, New Jersey. Frederic A. L. Holloway, ChE, has been selected to participate in the 41st session of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. He is Assistant General Manager-Manufacturing Department, Esso Standard Division of Humble Oil. He lives at 45 Druid Hill Road. Summit, New Jersey. William H. Neukomm, EE, has been selected to participate in the 41st session of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. He is General Plant Manager with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. Mr. Neukomm lives at 13 Holiday Lane, Frontenac, Missouri. ' 0 7 Colonel Samuel R. Young, USAF, ^ ' CE, is the recipient of the Best Author Award of the Aerospace Education Foundation of the Air Force Association for the best article published in 1961 in the Air Force Civil Engineering Journal. His address is Headquarter, U. S. European Command ( J - 4 ) , APO 128, New York. New York. ' O O Casper S. Whitner, Jr., died at his 0 0 home, 2599 Dellwood Drive, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia, January 8, 1962. He was Atlanta office manager of U. S. Aviation Underwriters, Inc.
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• ' ferred to Beacon, New York by Texaco, Inc., where he will serve as Director of Process Development Fuel-Managerial Staff. He was formerly supervisor of Fuel Research at Port Arthur, Texas. 'dO Lt. Colonel Charles A. McLeod, " " USA, CE, is attending the associate course at the Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Peter J. Van Norde, AE, has been appointed by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Wayne (New Jersey) as Township Attorney. Mr. Van Norde holds this position in addition to his private practice. His address is 1474 Rt. 23, Wayne, New Jersey. M 7 Leland S. Covey, ChE, has been ap" ' pointed Manager of Sales Eastern Area for Catalytic Construction Company.
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tjFoceswtfjeNews Braxton Blalock, Jr., '34, president of Blalock Machinery and Equipment Company, Inc. of Atlanta, has been named president of Associated Equipment Distributors, the national trade association of the construction equipment industry. He was elected at AED's meeting in Chicago. Hunter C. Harrison, '42, has been appointed director of marketing of the Advanced Communications Engineering division of Cook Electric Company. Prior to joining the company he was with Thiokol Chemical Corp. Harrison will be stationed at division headquarters.
NEWS BY CLASSES-conrinuecf His business address is 342 Madison Avenue, New York, New York. John B. Jolly, EE, has been employed to serve as full time Chief Executive of the Seattle Professional Engineering Employees Association. His business address is 3106 Arcade Building, Seattle, Washington. Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur J. Schroedcr, ME, a son, Scott Campbell, January 20, 1962. Mr. Schroeder is District Manager for Wire Rope Corporation of America. They live at 4550 Jett Road, N.W., Atlanta 5, Georgia. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth M. Brooks, IE, announce the adoption of a daughter, Lois Hendry, age 2% months. They live on Clagbrook Road, Dover, Massachusetts.
' A Q Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Martin B. **J Goodman, CE, a daughter, Gayle Susan, September 21, 1961. They live at 800 N E 154th Street, Miami 62, Florida. T. E. Perrin, CE, has been transferred to Augusta, Georgia by the Triangle ConOslin D. Whiddon, '43, struction Company. He is project manager has been appointed superintendent of Detroit for the construction of the Southeast SynEdison's Conners Creek thetics Plant of Procter and Gamble. His Power Plant in Detroit. new address is 2603 Smith Creek Road, He joined the company Augusta, Georgia. in 1947 and was assistant Major William L. Simmons, Jr., USAF, superintendent of the received the gold oak leaf upon his promoEnrico Fermi Atomic tion to major recently in Germany. He is Power Plant until his plans and training officer with the 7th Enlatest promotion. gineer Brigade, Rhein AFB, Germany. William L. Tickle, IM, has been proRobert D. Clarke, '46 moted to manager of the Nashville, Tennesand '50, has been ap- see Service Office, Property Department, pointed by Minneapolis- with the Insurance Company of North Honeywell Regulator America. Company as its branch manager for North and ; Captain Robert H. Anderson, USAF, South Carolina with **U Phys, has been awarded the USAF headquarters in Charlotte. Clarke joined the Commendation Medal for meritorious servcompany in 1951 and ice. He is commander of the Atlantic Miswas food and fiber mar- sile Range Station at Trinidad, West Indies. ket manager. William B. Crane, ME, has joined the Glidden Company's Atlanta office as project Howard L. Stillwell, Jr., engineer for the architectural products di'46, has been appointed sales vice president of Peachtree Doors, Inc. of / . R. Hammond, ChE, is now asAtlanta. Stillwell, a forsistant superintendent, Production mer vice president of Scripto, Inc., has op- Services, with Hercules Powder Company, erated his own sales and Air Force Plant 81, Magna, Utah. Charles P. Owens, IM, has been elected marketing consulting firm for the past several Treasurer of First Federal Savings and Loan years in the Southeast. Association in Atlanta. G. R. Chesnut, Jr., '48, has been appointed manager of the ceramic fiber section of Babcock & Wilcox's refractories division's Augusta, Georgia, works.Chesnut joined Babcock & Wilcox in 1948 and in 1953 was named manager of the process control department.
' C O Lt. Raymond H. Anderson. USAR, *»™ IM, is serving as training aids officer with the 100th Division at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas. Ben W. Martin, ChE, has accepted a position as executive vice president with the Bulk Terminals Company, a subsidiary of Union Tank Car Companies in Chicago, Illinois. He was formerly with the Monsanto Chemical Company. His business address is 111 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago 4, Illinois.
Dr. O. Maynard Fuller, Jr., ChE. has been named to the staff of the Genera! Electric Research Lab in Schenectady, New York. He lives at Apartment 2A-1, Sheridan Village, Schenectady, New York. > C C Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. J d Green, M E a daughter, November 23. Mr. Green is with Amcel Propulsion, Inc. They live at 106 Summer Avenue, Swannanoa, North Carolina. Captain Robert S. Greever, USAF. AE, has been awarded the U. S. Air Force Commendation Medal for meritorious achievement as a tactical evaluation officer in England. The presentation was made at Kelly AFB, Texas.
Born to: Mr. and Mrs. John V. Linn,
May 19, 1961. John has transferred from Goodyear to Kelly Springfield Tire Company in Cumberland, Maryland. They live at 646 National Highway, LaVale, Maryland. ' C I Ed T. Barnes, Jr., IM, has been trans* » ' ferred by Deering Milliken from Cleveland, Ohio to St. Louis, Missouri. His new business address is 915 Olive Street, Room 956-C, St. Louis 1, Missouri. Thomas G. Ellington, Jr., TE, has been appointed a marketing representative on hosiery for D-Pont. He is assigned to the Wynnewood, Pennsylvania regional office Born to: Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Yow, TE. a son, Jesse C, III, December 8. They live on Wildwood Circle, Gainesville, Georgia Emilo Zelleo, III has opened an office for the practice of architecture. His address is 4488 Phillips Highway, Jacksonville, Florida. Married: Thomas W. Brown, EE, to * » 0 Miss Peggy Sue Baugh. They live at 1450 Piedmont Ave., N.E., Atlanta, Georgia. Engaged: Herbert Lee Ellis, Jr., to Miss Carol Kindsvater. Mr. Ellis is director of Placement for Georgia State College in Atlanta. The wedding will take place April 14. Lt. Robert H. Oberlies, USAF, EE. is a communications officer with the 507th Communications and control group at Shaw AFB, South Carolina. Lt. Charles F. O'Donnell, USAF. ME, has been awarded his U. S. Air Force navigator wings after completing training at James Connally AFB, Texas. C. B. "Ben" Rouse, IE, has been appointed manager-Filter Products for the Communications Products Department of General Electric in Lynchburg, Virginia. He joined the Communications Products Department in September of 1960 after completing the 3 year training program. He lives with his wife and 3 children at 2215 Ridgewood Road, Lynchburg, Virginia. Samuel S. Schoolsky, USA, was recently promoted to specialist four while serving with Headquarters Company at the Army Transportation School, Fort Eustis. Virginia. Major James I. Scott, USA, AE, is attending the associate course at the Army
Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. K. Maurice Willis, TE, is now manager of T & W Farm Service in Thomasville, Georgia. His home address is 314 Clermont Drive, Thomasville, Georgia. Born to: Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Barker, III, ME, a daughter, Mary Sandra, December 26. They live at 1005 Hamilton Street, Apartment C, Richmond 21, Virginia. John S. Coleman, Jr., IM, is now with DuPont, Textile Fibers Department, Old Hickory, North Carolina. His home address is 1515 Douglas Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee. James T. Davis, Cere, is with Albion Kaolin Division of Interchemical Corporation ,n Hephzebah, Georgia. Lt. Thomas B. Gurley, USAR, EE, is serving as an instructor with the 100th Division at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas. Married: Roy Thomas Latimer, IM, to Miss Gloria Davis, February 27. Mr. Latimer is president of R. T. Latimer Company in Montgomery, Alabama. Lt. Wilbur E. Radford, USAF, IE, is stationed in Germany as a Fixed Wing A via'or. Li- James Daniel Reed, USAF, AE, has been transferred to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Manned Spacecraft Center at Houston, Texas. He is assigned to the Apollo Project office. Lt. Reed's address is 1510 Smallwood Avenue, Apartment 4, Houston 23, Texas. Married: William J. VanLandingham to Miss Mary Dell Cawley, October 12. Mr. VanLandingham is with Procter and Gamble. They live at 4414 Glenwick Lane, Dallas 5, Texas. Oscar Zeller, IE, is vice president of Zeller Machinery Company. His home address is 3609 Hendricks Avenue, Jacksonville. Florida. Married: Ensign John A. Benkovick, Jr., USN, ME, to Miss Harriet Anne Findley, December 30. He is assistant public works officer at the U. S. Naval Supply Center in Bayonne, New Jersey. They live at Goldsborough Village, Apartment 232, Bayonne, New Jersey. Lt. Alfred R. Cothran, USA, IM, recently arrived in Korea and is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division. Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm D. Davies, ME, a daughter, Carolyn Elizabeth, December 29. Mr. Davies is with DuPont's Savannah River Plant. They live at 1942 Bunting Drive, North Augusta, South Carolina. Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Higginbotham, IM, a son, Richard Mark, May 25, 1961. They live at 9341-A Somerville Avenue, Fort Bliss, Texas. Robert E. Johnson, IM, is now in the Product Planning Department of Celanese Fibers Company. His new address is 145 Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, S. C. Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Keaton, CE, a son, Cary, November 1, 1961. Bob More news on page 30
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tJaceswtfjeNews Powell R. Sheffer, '53, has succeeded Chesnut as manager of the process control department with Babcock & Wilcox in Augusta. Sheffer, who joined the company in 1952, was assigned to the Augusta works in 1953. He served as assistant manager of the department. Thomas Diamont, '57, has been named senior methods engineer in the pharmaceutical manufacturing division of CIBA. Before joining CIBA, Diamont was a process and product development engineer with the Aluminum Company of America. Robert S. Runkle, '60, has been granted a commission as assistant sanitary engineer with the United States Public Health Service. He has been assigned to the research facilities branch at the National Institutes of Health installation in Bethesda, Md. Edward A. Ingram, '61, has been assigned to The Trane Company sales office in Shreveport, La. Prior to receiving this assignment, Ingram completed the Trane specialized training program for graduate engineers. He joined the company right after graduation.
Thomas E. Helms, '61, has been assigned to The Trane Company sales office in New Orleans, La. Prior to receiving this assignment, Helms completed the Trane program for graduate engineers consisting of instruction on Trane's products and their application. W. Ross Wilburn, Jr., '61, has completed the cadet engineering training course at Bailey Meter Company and has been assigned to the company's new product evaluation section in Cleveland, Ohio. Wilburn joined the company immediately after graduation.
NEWS BY CLASSES-confinued has been transferred to the construction of Belle Island Salt Plant as an engineer for Winston Brothers Construction. Their mailing address is Star Route A, Box 12, Franklin, Louisiana. Lt. John H. Page, USA, IM, is assistant executive officer of Battery G of the 5th Guided .Missile Battalion at Fort Bliss, Texas. Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Runkle, BC, a daughter, Beth Armstrong, November 22. Mr. Runkle is with Ted Anglehardt, AIA. They live at 8361 16th Street, Silver Spring, Maryland. Malcolm W. Simpson, IM, is a claims examiner (retirement) with the Social Security Administration in Nashville, Tennessee. Jesse W. Wallace, IM, has been transferred to Avecil Sales with American Viscose as assistant to the sales manager. His office is in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania. Engaged: Robert Edgar Wood, Phys, to Miss Lorna Jo Jarrell. Mr. Wood is working on his doctorate in physics at Georgia Tech under a National Science Foundation research assistantship. ' C 1 Thomas W. Beasley, IM, is a claims UI examiner (retirement) with the Social Security Administration in Tampa, Florida. Born t o : Mr. and Mrs. Millard M. Burgess, EE, a son, Millard Mark, June 5, 1961. They live at 9772 E. 5th Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Lt. Don Chapman, USAF, IM, completed Supply Officer School at Amarillo AFB, Texas in October and is now Unit Supply Officer with the 1381st Geodetic Survey Squadron, Orlando AFB, Florida. He lives at 7 2 2 % Florida Avenue, Orlando. Lt. Schuyler W. Clark, Jr., USA, has completed the officer orientation course at the Southeastern Signal School, Fort Gordon, Georgia. Lt. Frederick W. DeMent, Jr., USA, IM, has completed the officer rotary wing aviators course at the Aviation School, Fort Rucker, Alabama. David A. Dunstan, M E , is serving as a short term Missionary with the Methodist Church and will be teaching math and science in the high school at Iquique, Chile for the next three years. His address is Iquique English College, Casilla 16-D, Iquique, Chile. Lt. Robert K. Feeney, USA, EE, has completed the officer orientation course at the Army Signal Training Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia. Lt. Lloyd E. Gottman, USA, IM, arrived in Germany January 1 and is assigned to the 79th Field Artillery. He is assistant platoon leader in the artillery's 3rd Missile Battalion in Giessen, Germany. William A. Green, Jr., USA, EE, has been promoted to major at Fort Sill, Oklahoma where he is assigned to the U. S. Army Artillery and Missile School. Jackson M. Hall, USCGR, IM, has been commissioned Ensign in the U. S. Coast Guard Reserve at Coast Guard OCS, York-
town, Virginia. He is assigned to the Coast Guard base at New Orleans, Louisiana. Lt. McAllister Isaacs, USA, TE, recently graduated with honors from the officer refresher course at The Air Defense Training Center, Fort Bliss, Texas. Lt. Harold C. lsgette, USA, EE, has completed the officer orientation course at the Southeastern Signal School, Fort Gordon, Georgia. Born to: Mr. and Mrs. James P. Kemp, IE, a son, James Paul, Jr., January 3, 1962. Mr. Kemp is with General Telephone Company of Florida, Lakeland, Florida. Lt. Richard S. Lawrence, USA, IM, has been assigned to the Operations Research Group at Army Chemical Center, Maryland. Benjamin B. McDonald, USCGR, IM, has been commissioned Ensign in the U. S. Coast Guard Reserves at OCS, Yorktown, Pennsylvania. He is assigned to the Coast Guard Base at Miami, Florida. Terry Nichols, IM, has joined Shell Oil Company's Marketing Service Department in Atlanta, Georgia. Married: Lt. Otis Dixon Phillips, HI, USAF, IM, to Miss Margaret Stephens, January 14 in Atlanta, Georgia. Lt. Curtiss B. Post, Jr., USAF, ME, has been assigned to Anderson AFB, Guam, following graduation from the U. S. Air Force technical training course for communications officers at Keesler A F B . Mississippi. Lt. William R. Prince, USA, EE, has completed the officer orientation course at the Signal School, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. Lt. Jerry D. Rooks, USA, IM, has received recognition as a top Army marksman by qualifying for the expert marksmanship badge with the Army's new M-14 rifle. He is a platoon leader in the 78th Engineer Battalion's Company B in Karlsruhe, Germany. Married: James Herbert Starnes, Jr., Mech, to Miss Sue Jordan, February 10. Mr. Starnes is attending Graduate School at Georgia Tech. Born to: Mr. and Mrs. Bobby J. Studdar, IM, a son, Jerald Jay, December 27 in Sandersville, Georgia. Married: Bill H. Terrell, EE, to Miss Vernon Barbara Terhune, a senior at Georgia Tech. Mr. Terrell is with Western Electric in Atlanta, Georgia. Married: Lt. Warren J. Locke, Jr., USA, ChE, to Miss Ginger Ritter, October 8. He recently completed the officer orientation course at The Army Chemical Training Center, Fort McClellan, Alabama and was selected the outstanding officer in the class. He is now stationed at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Arkansas. Married: William Joseph Dittman, ME, to Miss Martha Delores Rudin. They live in Lancaster, New York. Engaged: Alston Jones McCaslin, IM, to Miss Pamela Stanley. The wedding will take place June 23. Lt. Lon H. Wessinger, USAF, IM, is in pilot training at Reese AFB, Texas.
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