The Daily Texan [article]

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Cornerstone to Be Laid T o d a y Dr. Hill, Founder For New Petroleum Building Of U. T. Geology, Dies in Dallas Air Corps Men Return Today Four Are Sought To Complete Unit R eturning to the campus for I building, to open in the fall as one the third tim e to interview men ! °J t h * nation's best laboratories .. . 0rt , n_ I for turning out experts in the between the agee of 20 and 27 fie]d o f The building who are interested in applying is located on East Twenty-second for flight training in
more » ... Army Street, across Speedway from \ Air Corps, the mobile unit of the Aviation C adet Procurem ent Board will set up headquarters Thursday and F riday in Texas Union 208 and in the recruiting trailer sta tioned a t Guadalupe and Twentythird Streets. Applications of University students will be examined in an at tem pt to add four men to the sixteen who w ere accepted when the board was last here on July 23, and thus complete a training unit of tw enty men. L ieutenant John W. Cooper in charge, said th a t applications will be accepted from 7:30 o'clock in the m orning until 6 o'clock at night. Men "who are interested should make application a t one of the two headquarters of the Quietly and almost without c e re -. from one of the deepest oil wells mony, the University today is lay-ever drilled, nearly two miles ing a foundation for national lead-down, and a sample of Texas crude ership in the production of young petroleum will be the relics prepetroleum engineers. j served in the stone. Occasion will be the cornerstone Among messages to be placed laying at 9 o'clock, of the new in the cornerstone will be docu-$200,000 petroleum engineering ments by President Rainey; John R. Suman, president of the A meri can Institute of Mining and Metal lurgical Engineers; and Colonel E. O. Thompson, chairman of the Tex as Railroad Commission. Form al dedication of the build ing will be early this fall, Mr. Pow er announced. Three stories high and 175 feet W aggener Hall. President Homer Price Rainey and Dean W. R. Woolrich will each make a short talk, but there will be ; long, the building spreads in simno other program. Earlier, before j pie factory style architecture over the crowd arrives, H arry H. Pow-j 33,000 square feet of floor space, er, chairman of the petroleum en-Chairman Power asserts th a t the gineering departm ent, and W. J. new laboratories will be second to Battle, chairman of the faculty none in equipm ent in the nation, building committee will place the On the first floor, for example, box of trophies in the stone. will be special laboratories for An oil-soaked splinter from the study of drilling cores, the oilderrick of the first well drilled on j m an's form ation yardstick; a spe-University lands, a piece of core cml room for research in drilling Author Scientist W as Cosmic Force, 'Cretaceous' Expert As was his wish, the ashes of I Dr. Robert T. Hill, 82-year-old ! organizer of the University De partm ent of Geology, who died Monday night in Dallas, this week I will be scattered to the four winds I from atop Round M ountain in Comanche county where he first began his study of geology, Funeral services and crem ation for the scientist, who died of a lingering Heart ailment, were held at 4 o'clock Wednesday. Dr. Urnphrey Leo, president of Southern Methodist, University, officiated. The ash-scattering ceremony Regents Quadruple Med School Budget Hospital Group To Make Tour fluids, lubricating and pressurei sealing muds. Space has been allot ted for a flow laboratory. Also on the first floor will be a large undergraduate laboratory and a " display room," where the petroleum engineer's heavy oil field an drefinery equipment will be swung t p for study by means * will be in the charge of Dr. Hill's of overhead track carriages. ; two daughters, Dr. Justina Hill The second and third floors will of Baltimore and Mrs. Jean Hill be used for natural gas engineer-I Guttormsen of Los Angeles, both ing, design rooms, unit process j of whom arrived by air late Tueslaboratroies and student and facul-day, and officials of the Dallas ty research sections. Petroleum Geologists, Set up in 1930 with a hand-full The " father of cretaceous geof students, the petroleum engin-{ ology" came to the University the cering departm ent has expanded same year th a t first saw Dean to an enrollment in 1939140 of T. U. Taylor as a faculty mem-432. j ber, and the scientist was a close " All th at expansion took place j personal friend o f the "grand old with facilities that were even then man." A fter Dean Taylor's death, inadequate," Mr. Powers observed. " We are expecting the departm n t's new facilities to place the University in a position second to none in petroleum engineering in the United States." Carnival Traveler Tells O f W restling at " A t " Shows "All right, turn a little to the unit, because the application must right please." be on file before the student will Speaking is H arry Snider, gradbe perm itted to take the physical carny examination. u a,e student of the University, Those who pass the physical 1940, who has earned his way exam ination are required to sub-through school the past fo u r years m it a birth certificate, transcript w>th his picture taking ability. He of credits, and three letters of is currently thriving with a small recom m endation to be eligible to ' studio on E ast Sixth Street w here j phrase, three pumpkins and two w ear the wings signifying a c c e p t -he takes pictures for many A u s-liace curtains, which were supt in citizens, particularly some of | po,< ,ed to rest in the exhibit hall, its leading colored ones. Mr. Snider's glossary of talk is long and thick.
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