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Austin Daily Texan (Newspaper) - May 19, 1957, Austin, Texas Editorial Reading toward the dream Page 4 the vol. 5& Price five cents a first co Liege daily in the South Austin Texas sunday May 19. 1957 weather scattered showers Range 60-80 eight pages today no. 177 55th session nearing finish for legislature Bills marked a must May be destined to certain death a look out for Swift water Quot becomes Fame Iron was o the s it flood rates Are a racer a a in. Al a i c a e k �9 .34 Ravis r of feet Abou. Star is sea aka s 681. All three of the a a of Tom m or Are of Waer per Sec a a us in prevent re is in it the Tam Parsi har Arv 3ooo a -.-ii, Tawa Erar thunderstorms dump More rain on Texas Rair a Day South Nging is for night North by the pop is a new series of th5 my poured drenching ram. On f pm half of Texas saturday they mov of northward forecasts of More he North Central Texas s and a Tornado Alert f Eastern Comer of the slate. With the land soaked and Rivers streams and lakes full from 31 Days of almost uninterrupted Rains there was a new threat of flooding. The rising bed and Wichita Rivera and Holliday Creek Ore expected to drive As Many As 50 persons from their Homes for the second time this Spring from Wichita Falls some 150 Miles downstream on the red her. Huge Lake Texoma which had risen to a Reezor i level was still on the Rise and residents in the area were apprehensive of flooding. Heavy Rains fell in the Austin and ran Antonio areas of Central students offered 1,200 courses in summer school almost 1 200 courses will he offered in the summer session this year starting june 4 and ending August 30, Many of these Are designed especially for teachers. Subject matter will be stressed in the offerings for teachers said the. L. D. Haskew Dean of the College of education. These courses Range in length from one week workshops to whole session courses of 12 weeks. Special offerings include a Institute for science and mathematics teaching a june 4-16 a geography for july 18-August 7 a economic june 5-july 16 and a education and modern world problems a june 5-july 16, College of education workshops and conferences include a cerebral palsey a june to july in a remedial Reading a july 17-August 6 Quot school leaders july 22-August 9 a business june 3-june 34 a coaching interscholastic athletics a july 1-12 and july 22-August 2 a education and human relations a july 18-August 7 a educational statistics Quot july �?~.7-aug-ust 6 a school yearbooks a june it june 19, also a elementary school july 18-August 7 a educational secretaries a july Isip a Junior College june 17-july 5 a human development a june 4-july 16 a problems in music education a june 10-28 and a secondary school curriculum and instruction a june 5-july 16 and july 18-August 27. Pre noon Dai Kness. Another blinding storm Vav us 55-Miie winds knocked out Power facilities and halted Traff c ones Al in Karnes county re Miles South of san Antonio. A do Inch rain fell in 45 minutes and continued info tile afternoon the storm re opt in from the South and winds switched to the Northwest at its height afternoon thunderstorms also lashed Laredo. Cotulla and Corpus Christi. Rainfall at san Antonio totalled i 33 since 6 a in. More rain was expected to add to the misery at Wichita Falls where the weather Bureau said the Wichita River will reach 20 to feet by sunday. The River Dun a tic afternoon measured 13 % u and rising. Texa and at Victoria in Southeast lights were turned on during the Texas at Austin the i Twer Colorado River authority closed two flood Gates at Lake Buchanan to ease the threat of flooding downstream on the Colorado. Big i bks Travis below Lake Buchanan continued to reach record Levels pushing past the 706-foot Mark. More than an Inch of rain at. San Antonio sent creeks on the Rise and raced the possibility of floods in Low lying sections. Rome streets were closed. Meanwhile authorities revised the death toll in wednesday night s Tornado at Silverton in West Texas downward to 19. The weather Bureau forecast severe thunderstorms with Hail and damaging winds until 8 pm. In a 120-mile wide area from 20 Miles Southeast of Longview to Memphis term. The Texas portion is bounded on the West by san Augustine Longview Pittsburgh and Texarkana thunderstorms during the afternoon were reported from Del Rio at Palacios. A Squall line dumped up to 5 inches of ram in an hour on Victoria. Light Hail and winds of 55 Miles an hour accompanied the deluge. Traffic was stalled and half the streets flooded. Street and Auto club hears talk on Dallas damage a detailed damage Survey of the Tornado which struck Dallas a few weeks ago was explained by Stuart Bigler. Texas a amp a College student of oceanography and meteorology at a meeting Friday night of the american meteorological society s Central Texas and College station branches. The damage Survey was made by a group of a amp a students immediately after the Dallas disaster in an attempt to reconstruct the storm. I a movie of the Tornado in pro grass was shown and results of tap it recorded interviews with persons who were in the Tornado area were heard George a cry and Jesse j. Stephens senior meteorology students at the University described the general weather features which caused the rash of tornadoes in North Central Texas. By the at Ort to pm the hour Glass was running out saturday on the 55th legislature a session that will be known More to the Public for its investigations than for any major legislative ac-1 complis ments. The legislature plans to Click off its Law grinding machinery at 6 pm. Thursday. Unless there Are some startling developments much of the so called a must legislation Quot announced by the lawmakers in december is dead that includes the lobby registration Bill the state crime commission loan shark Hills Good govern Merit Hills and a big part of the Ria few Ide program. On the plus Side of the Ledger die legislators hive made these achievements that Many plugged for before the 55th legislature opened annual sessions and an Nual salaries the Start toward a new Constitution for Texas and state buildings including an archives building major improve Quot dents in the state Hospital system and a modernized mental health Codo a statewide probation and paroles it Stem. After the legislature got under Way interest shifted to include these proposals which have or a1- most have Heen completed re organizing the state insurance rom i Mission redrawing congressional i District lines increasing teachers pay passing school segregation a legislation and creating a new i Council to harness mushrooming delinquency end adoption of some of the water program. J but three legislative investigation took More headlines than anything else. The most sensation a1 was the House committees probe of the naturopaths and their connection with former represent j Dative tame f Cox of Conroe indicted for agreeing to a s5 Hoo bribe to withdraw an anti Naturopath Bill. The House committees traits script is in the hands of the Travis county grand jury which still is questioning important witnesses. Both houses also appointed special probe committees to dig min the collapse of the labor backed it insurance company promoted by Ben Jack Cage. The company s i questioned relations with former members of Quot he state insurance commission were brought to Light and one senator and a half a dozen representatives were found to have been paid for services by it. Virtually nothing of importance was accomplished by the Senate in the first three months of the session but Bills have roared nut of the upper chamber in recent i june i commencement to end 74th session about 1,500 graduating seniors from nine schools and col div dual receptions dither before or after the main commence Leges will be honoured under the Orange lights of the Tower ment. For the first time the graduate school will try to pay during commencement exercises on saturday june i. Individual recognition to every student. The graduate school baccalaureate services and roti commissioning Eyer will hold a reception in the lobby of the music bum Feig where else will precede the seventy fourth annual Spring com refreshments w ill be served. Me Cement. A reception by the College of business administration be or bet lev a. Bronk president of the Rockefeller Institute fore the main commencement will give graduates families of sciences and the National Academy of science will de an Opportunity to meet faculty members on the main build liver the commencement address while the Rev. John e. Hines Bishop of the episcopal diocese of Texas will be the Bacca la urea t e speaker. Most of the University a schools and colleges will hold in it faculty asked to curb cheating registration set for june term the texan staff signs off thirty with today Issue of the daily texan staff members can sign a a so to their semester work for this is the last Issue of the texan for the 1956-57 Long session. The �?o30,�?� meaning the end. Used in bylines of this sue indicate that these students Are ending their careers As daily texan staff members while student staff members take a a a break for finals plans Are weeks the House polished off most being made for the summer of its Hie problems much faster. Texan which will be published every tuesday and Friday during the summer. The tabloid size summer texan will cover Sun Mer school and Campus activities from june to september. Included in the summer issues will be h giant 36-Page freshman edition which will be sent to every student who has written the registrar for information on the University. The freshman edition will describe the i Niv Ersita to the prospective students and give information on topics ranging from where to live to what to Wear during Rush week. Subscriptions for delivery of tile summer texan in Austin Are si.25 for the summer or si.50 for mail governor Price Daniel desires to have the statewide crime commission to study needed new crime Laws and investigate evidence of wrongdoing on the part of slate officials have been ignored by both houses tile Senate did not even Call a Committer hearing on the Bill. The House and Senate passed registration Bills which now Are in a conference committee it was expected that neither would agree on the others Bill. A constitutional amendment to provide for state issuance of too million dollars in Bonds for buying water storage space in Federal reservoirs was passed by the sett ing it in Austin. The rate for mail ate. But it was rewritten in a ing the summer texan anywhere House committee last week and except Austin is si.25, the first time was expected to expire to Issue of the summer texan will fore the differences could be he published tuesday june 4. Solved by both houses. Die University discipline com-1 mince has appealed to faculty members to make every Effort to curb cheating on examinations a in the cause of giving a fair break j to the honest majority of students i and in the name of the integrity of i Nuet shy the committee reminded faculty members that among 18,000 Stu j dents a there is a substantial num j Ber determined to attempts j to bribe secretaries for copies cos examinations have already been j reported. To combat cheating on examinations the committee made the Fol j lowing suggestions to professors 1. Do nor leave questions in overnight and the least Possi j hic it tune should elapse Between construction of the examination questions and using them with ques-1 tons m the personal Possession of the instructor in the interim. 2. Take greater care in the super-1 vision of test and examinations j greater care in the selection and training of proctors who should not j Leav e the examination room. 3. Request the students to refrain from bringing notes and books into the examination room. 4 take care in the seating arrangements of students particular in where True false or other object j five tests Are Given. 5. Request students to remain in the examination room until they have finished the examination and turned in their paper. 6. Safeguard the comple a whats in color tassels will Tell the tassels to he presented by the University Coop to graduating seniors sometimes leave the Grad-1 uate a Little confused As to which i color identifies his school. For arts and sciences graduates j the color is Black. Journalism graduates will receive a Black and White Tassel. For the other colleges and schools the colors include Pink for music Sage for business administration Brown for Fine arts Light Blue for education Olive for pharmacy and Orange for engineering graduates. For those in the More ratified Levels White for master of arts dark ted for doctor of divinity and dark Blue for doctor of philosophy. Along with the Tassel presentations the graduates will receive miniature photostatic copies of their diploma1 these Are being presented by alumni. Certificates available Spring initiates of Phi Eta Sigma May pick up their certificates at the office of Amo Nowotny. Dean of j student life speech building 111. Examination papers until the class grades have been turned id and All other sections of the course have taken their final examinations. What s Black n yellow and red allover by by is Mims and Eddie 111 Hes a but Mortimer ifs yellow a a yes. Hortense dear but ifs so easy on the you heard pm they re talking about the summer texan. The hot weather three month tabloid offspring of the familiar daily texan which will be printed on yellow paper the entire summer. The Story runs like this it seems several years ago someone ordered Orange newsprint for texan special editions. It arrived. They opened it up. Goldenrod color just Plain yellow. It Hasni to been used up it s taking up storage space we need. Newsprint even yellow costs Money. We can to sell it or give it away ifs Loo valuable and against Austin fire Laws to Burn it. And ifs impractical my Patio. The College of pharmacy plans a reception at 6 . In Tho pharmacy building Library and the Law school will hold Oigt in House from 2 to 1 30 . Followed by an honors ceremony in Tow ties Hall. The Home economics department will As in previous years hold their reception on the Home economics Patio honouring senior and graduate students. The reception is scheduled for 6 30 p in. Arts and seen yes will hold their reception on the main building Patio after commencement. The school of architecture has planned a reception but the time and program have not been announced graduates from the Collen of engineering will meet at 1 30 . In Hogg auditorium and those from the College of education will meet at s . In Batts auditorium. Combined commissioning exercises for Roto units Are scheduled for 9 . June i. In Hogg auditorium. At la . The baccalaureate Sermon will be Given by Rev Hines at the Hogg auditorium the All saints episcopal Church of Austin is in charge of the service. Bishop Hines attended the University of the South and received a Bachelor of divinity degree from the Virginia theological Seminary a University summer school in i Rollent is expected to lie Between 7,500 and 8.wo Byron Shipp registrar said saturday. Registration for the first summer term will t Ike place in it Gregory it i Mon tuesday june i. With i i classes beginning on wednesday a june 5. Materials for Reg is Quot ration which i j were requested before May 4 were i mailed to students Friday May 117according to or. Shipp. Former students who did not apr ply before May 4 for materials to 1 be mailed or those who wish to Transfer to a University College or school other than the one for which they have been admitted May Obj Tain registration materials by presenting their photostat or record of i credits in main building 7. These. Records will be received june 3 in 1933. In 1941 he came to Texas As the new students who have not Yeti it St he Rirl in Hou. Submitted their credits should re-1. _ Hearne the Asport. To the registrar s office june a j m Wen 3 and 4. Between 9 . And noon 1 t j to hop coadjutor of the and 2 and 4 p in. I Dweese of Texas at the age of 34. In j95 i he became Bishop of the diocese of Texas. That same year Rev. Hines took part to. The dedication of the Gregg House of Thall saints episcopal Church. To a College other than the one to a exercise which they Bree been admitted. I a Terrace new students who have not re so1u building Cei Ved their credits should also re-1 academic procession will he the officials distinguished guests and the Deans. Next will and 4 Between 9 . And noon and 2 and 4 . . Hie same dates and hours will apply for new students who submitted their credits but did not receive registration materials by mail or who desire to Transfer to other uses which enterprising people hav e suggested so despite labels of yellow Quot journalism the summer texan j will appear june 4, on yellow newsprint. But As Mortimer told j Hortense its so easy on the i eyes. P. S. And whether you Are in summer school or deep sea diving or Mountain climbing or just goofing off this summer the texan can still find you pro lying you sign up in journalism building 107 or at registration and pay your Dollar and two bits. Port at this time. Prior to registration advising for Cut it. Up in Small Rolls for students majoring in education will i come one faculty followed by the be held june 3. Admission tests to be at Austin Galveston graduate school. The eight other schools and colleges will follow in alphabetical order College of arts and sciences. College of business administration. College of education. College of engineering. College at to. J no erne arts. College of pharmacy University admission tests w ill be a school of architecture and the conducted june 3 in Austin and school of Law Galveston or. H. T. Manuel direr in Case of rain or wet grounds tor of the testing and guidance i before the exorcists the proceed Bureau said. I my will be shifted to Gregory applications should be sent be gymnasium. If sudden rain should fore Friday to the testing and com during the exercises on the guidance Bureau University of Terrace the program will a co Texas. Austin 12. I eluded in Hogg auditorium. After 51 years service or. Law will retire june i Apo trip Board located in Union students needing a ride Home have the convenience of the a travel Board a set up in Texas Union lobby by Alpha Phi Omega. Toe Board is divided into areas so riders or Drivers May refer directly to the Section of the United states to which they Are going. Students who need rides May fill out a Caid or the might find a a Driver a card already posted for a ode that would put diem at or Home. After 51 years of teaching at the University Quot or. R. W. Law Quot authority on shakespearean studies will retire june i. On modified service since 1949, i or. Law is teaching his last class a senior Shakespeare course and supervising his last two master of arts theses. As professor emeritus of English he will keep his office on the seventeenth floor of the main building and continue his latest research and writing on Shakespeare s use of historical and legendary source material in his plays. A but Lii dislike not being in touch with students a or. Law said. A i have Learned a great Deal from students and from teaching or. Law Quot who Hasni to missed a i class Liis year added jokingly i a apparently they did no to look Forward to the meetings As much As i or. Law Quot came to. The University in 1906, after teaching one year at Harvard University serving As an assistant in English at Duke University and leaching three years in the South Carolina Public schools. He received a Bachelor of arts de agree at Wofford College master of i arts degree at Duke my master of arts and doctor of philosophy from Harvard. He has honorary degrees from Wofford and Austin colleges. Since or. Law has been at the i University the English department faculty has grown from seven to More than 90. Although known principally As a shakespearean scholar or. Law s interest is not limited to elizabethan writers. He is a former president of the Texas folklore society and is now councillor of the Texas poetry society he is also a member of the Shakespeare association of America advisory Board Phi Beta Kappa modern language association of America Texas College classroom teachers association and Tho Renaissance society of America. He is an honorary member of the South Ceni Rai modern languages association and the Texas conference of College teachers in English. On his bookshelves a e Mut e than too master of arts theses and to doctor of philosophy dissertations which he has supervised during his years on the graduate faculty. Many of his former students Are prominent among College faculties throughout the country several Are College presidents. Books monographs articles research giants v Outing professorships and offices in professional associations Are among hts scholarly accomplishments. A prominent presbyterian Layman and the son of a presbyterian minister he is a member of the Austin presbyterian theological Seminary Board of trustees. Or. And mrs. Law have three daughters and a son. All graduates of the University. Two More Days to Teal exam and Rny Strain of studying is showing on mar / or Weslty. Students. I Deaden has a purpose w. C. waiver and i others will be photo by Paul d. Hopi ready when he week of reckoning comes. Ail of nals win be Over May 30, and the Campus will empty Leif of student a a except of course thoe Lucky ones who will stay for summer school

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