The Redbird (Beaumont, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, October 18, 1968 Page: 3 of 12
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POETRY DAY SPEAKER—Bink Noll, who was on the campus
Tuesday for Poetry Day, discusses his works with Dr. Henry
Rull, professor of English, and Poetry Day chairman. (Staff photo)
The Lamar Tech Young Re-
publicans will sponsor a “Year
of the Elephant Ball* Saturday
from 9 p.m.-l a.m. at the Royal
A special feature is the sche-
duled visit of Paul Eggers, re-
publican candidate for Governor,
and Doug DeCluitt, republican
candidate for Lt. Governor.
Tickets, which include re-
freshments and favors, are $4
and may be purchased at the
Young Republican table in the
Student Union or at the door,
says George Jonte.
Chess Club Will Meet
The Lamar Chess club will
meet at 3 p.m. Monday in Snack
Bar n, according to Gene Peters,
director of student activities.
Peters said the club is still
in the organizational process.
Students are welcome to attend.
Literary works by Dr. Bink
Noll, poet and guest speaker for
National Poetry Day held Tues-
day, are being exhibited in the
center display case of the Lamar
Library lobby, Maxine Johnston,
head of public services division,
Included in the showcase is a
copy of Dr. Noll's latest book
of poetry, “The Feast,* and
copies of his poems that have
appeared in such leading periodi-
cals as The Kenyon Review, The
Southwest Review, Epoch and An-
The two side showcases illus-
trate major recommendations
made by the Governor’s Commit-
tee Report on public education.
The display, entitled “The Chal-
lenge and the Chance,* might be
of special interest to education
majors, Miss Johnston added.
LITTLE MAN ON CAMPUS
T 0EO/ALIFI6PASA HOUSEMOTHER— NOW if
I MlfiHT HAV£ A CLOSER LOOK AT THOSE RECOfttAEtlVAVOHS!'
THE REDBIRD Oct. 18, 1968-Page 3
For Discount Theater Prices
Petitions bearing copies of a
House and Senate resolution re-
questing the return of a student
discount at Gulf States Theaters
are being circulated on campus
by the student association through
The petitions, along with a
letter from Mike Coppinger, stu-
dent association president, will
be sent to the Gulf States home
office in Dallas.
The resolution was passed by
the House and Senate Monday.
It states that students have long
enjoyed a student discount at
Five Union Committee
Mem berships Available
Students who are interested in
helping on a Union Board com-
mittee will be welcome to at-
tend their meetings, Gene Peters,
director of student activities an-
nounced. He said many students
showed an interest in these com-
mittees at the beginning of the
semester but few showed up at
There are five Union Board
committees which students may
join. These committees are re-
sponsible for all the events the
Union sponsors. The five com-
The Top Name Entertainment
committee. This committee de-
votes its time to arranging for
popular entertainers to visit our
campus. This includes working
with agents, contracts and large
sums of money. The chairman of
the committee is Stu Slifkin.
The Sabine-Neches section of
the American Chemical Society
will meet Monday at the Ridge-
wood Motor Hotel in Beaumont,
according to Dr. Harold T. Baker,
Head of the Lamar Tech Chemis-
A social hour at 6:30 p.m. will
begin the meeting, followed by
dinner and the program.
Dr. Dean F. Martin, associate
professor of chemistry and mem-
ber of the Marine Science In-
stitute at the University of South
Florida in Tampa, will be the
featured speaker and will dis-
cuss “Recent Red Tide Research*
with attending members of the
Red Tide is a fish-killing phe-
nomenon associated with certain
microorganisms which in large
concentrations cause discolora-
tion of water.
Dr. Martin is the author of
approximately 50 publications,
including three books, two of
which he co-authored. The texts
are “Marine Chemistry", 1968;
“Laboratory Chemistry", 1965
with Therald Moeller; and “Co-
ordination Compounds*, 1964 with
his wife Barbara.
TRI BETA TO MEET
Beta Beta Beta, honorary bio-
logy fraternity, will meet at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the New Sci-
ence Auditorium. Mr. Ernest C.
Tanzer, Assistant professor of
biology will speak on “The Ari-
An estimated total of 37 mil-
lion out-of-staters will be visit-
ing California by 1975, it is be-
been established in an effort to
provide a program of “fun-type*
entertainment for the stu-
dent body. Jane Young is chair-
The Social Committee is re-
sponsible for planning all social
activities held in the Union. These
range from teas to aftergame
dances. Robert Breaux is chair-
The Creative Arts Committee
arranges for and produces art
shows, and film festivals. The
committee chairman is Mike
The Publicity Committee is
responsible for publicizing all
events planned by the Union Board
and for creating interest in pro-
grams intended for the student
body as a whole. Bill Boyd,
chairman, reported that each
dormitory should have a repre-
sentative on this committee.
Students who are interested in
joining these committees should
check with the Student Activities
office in 101 SUB or check with
the chairmen of the respective
committees, according to Peters.
The Union Board, composed
of the chairmen of the five com-
mittees, will meet Wednesday at
8 a-m. in 101 SUB.
Jefferson Theaters, who recently
sold out to Gulf States. Gulf
States has ended these, increased
concession prices, and discon-
tinued many of the friendly and
enjoyable services of the Jef-
ferson Amusement Company.
Since many Lamar students,
who make up a vital economic
part of the Beaumont community,
will patronize Gulf States this
year, the studentgovernmentmade
the request on behalf of the
Student Association, the resolu-
Mike Coppinger, student as-
sociation president, said that the
formal resolution was the first
step to regain a student discount.
He said if this fails the student
government would take further
steps to attempt to regain a stu-
dent discount at local theaters.
George B. Tims;
To Be Chairman
Of G.M. Panel
George B. Tims Jr., Associate
Dean, School of Engineering, has
been invited to chairman a panel
during the Flint Conference at
the General Motors Institute in
According to Associate Dean
Tims, the subject will be “Junior
College and Technical Institutes*.
The seminar will be a discussion
of problems common to coordin-
ators and employers working with
students in programs other than
those leading to a bachelors de-
One of the purposes of the
siminar will be to develop mat-
erial for an article in the Co-
operative Education Association
Journal. The meeting will be held
in January 1969.
9 Appointments Okayed
To Campus Honor Court
The Honor Court, which has
original jurisdiction in all cam-
pus traffic violations, has nine
new members appointed by Mike
Coppinger, president of the Stu-
dent Association and approved
by the Senate.
Members of the court are Paul
Verret, chief justice; Paul Poul-
lard, Pat Rick, John Evans, Ginny
Jordan, Ron Farmer, Michael
McMichael, Carole Postroich and
The court has original juris-
; diction in cases concerning the
will ful intent of a student to
misappropriate, steal or sell the
property of another person. They
also have the power to resolve
questions of constitutional inter-
pretation and rule as to the valid-
ity of impeachment charges.
In other business at the Senate
meeting, Bill Patterson was ap-
pointed parliamentarian of the
Senate. Senate committee chair-
men elected were George Cum-
mings, library; Don Amann, spi-
rit; Bill Ferguson, rules; Sidney
McKinney, constitutional revi-
sion; Mike. Ball, publicity; and
Richard B. Kennedy, research.
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Magnus, C. Lynn. The Redbird (Beaumont, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, October 18, 1968, newspaper, October 18, 1968; Beaumont, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth499334/m1/3/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lamar University.