The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 15, No. 51, February 15, 1924
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Order Your Copy of El Rodeo This Week t£? South California <JAN Tickets For Frolics Are On Sale Today Vol. XV Los Angeles, California, Friday, February 15, 1924 Number 51 El Rodeo Revives Memories SUBSCRIPTION DRIVE STARTS Annual Program in Chapel Marks Beginning of Great Two Weeks’ Campaign STRESS IMPORTANCE All Covers Must be Ordered in Advance; No Extra Copies to be Printed EU Rodeo subscriptions are out! Thursday'8 chapel exercises marked t the launching of a great campaign, which is to continue for two weeks. Charles Gumtnere .head of the endowment campaign of the University gave j a short talk emphasizing the import- , aiice of the annual m college affairs, and told in brief of the novel features ; and the significant material embodied. The Extravaganza orchestra also ren- j dered some short snappy numbers. El Rodeo one of the most important publication on the campus, is a review of campus life and campus activities. In it is found every phase of the functions in the University. Tn quoting Mr. Gummere: “It affords an unusual opportunity for the student l>ody of th s University to have in their possession a permanent record of personal activities and relations and it is the only accurate review of thc entire year's work. El Rodeo may l*e divided in four general sections in which are found every function; all University activities, campus colleges and their various groups. Dental College and Law College.” Mr. Gummere also emphasized the fact that the sale will be open for a limited time only. In view of the fact that the covers must be ordered in two weeks, the number desiring the annual has to be known. The specified Cme for t*ils absolutely will noL according to Harry Holton, man-1 - a per, be postponed It is invariably Miss Dorothy Doty, Instructor in Dancing, Makes Plans for the the case for students each year to First Dance Fete to be Held at U. S. C.; apply for books after the ticket booths Call for Talent have been closed, therefore everyone j is urged to pay their deposit immediately. The ticket booth in the As-' sociated Students Rook Store will be open at all times and the window in j the Arcade of the Administration j Building will be open from 11 to 1. A branch has been established ini STAOED BY STUDENTS One Thousand Students to Take the Part of State Delegates in the Affair SPECIAL STUDENT RATES FOR PLAY U. S. C. TO HA VE FIRST SPRING PAGEANT SOON TO BE HELD ON APRIL 19 Will be Modeled Directly After a Regular Presidential Nominating Convention A model political convention portraying the work and routine of a Presidential Convention is to be held at the University on April 19, according to an announcement by James Mussatti. One thousand students are to participate in the affair, playing the part of state delegates. The delegations are to be seated according to states, and each state is to have a chairman. The names of the state chairmen are to be announced within a few weeks. The convention is to last about two hours and is to be carried out exactly as is the procedure of a real national convention. First a keynote speech will be given by the chairman, followed by a report by the Committee on Rules. Reports by the Committee on Credent als and the Committee on Resolutions will come next. Following this, nominations for President and Vice-President will take place. The plan has received the endorsement of the Executive Committee, and Harry Silke announces the following officers to take charge: .Tames Mussatti, General Chairman; Frank Adams, General Secretary: Buck Oudermuellen, Chairman of Credentials; Vera McClaren, Chairman on Organization; Cecil Carle, Chairman on Publicity, and Edward Martin, Chairman of the Program Committee. The band is to be out to furnish atmosphere and entertainment for the delegates. SONG BOOK SOON TO BE OFF PRESS SKULL AND DAGGER PLEDGES TWENTY CAMPUS CELEBRITIES Men Are Awarded Membership in All-University Honor Fraternity for Merit; All Branches of Student Activities Are Represented Twenty men were pledged to Skull and Dagger senior honorary fraternity, at ceremonies held in assembly, yesterday. Of this number, four were members of the faculty. “Receiving an invitation into Skull and Dagger is the greatest honor that can be conferred upon a student or professor in this University,” said Leo Calland, president of this organization, in awarding the pledge ribbons. “Upper classmen who have distinguished themselves during the school year, and who the members feel have upheld the best traditions of this institutions, are voted to -------- —-—Oreceive invitations to membership.” President Calland expressed pleas- George Somners the “Book of Job” i torium, February 22. who appears in in Bovard Audi- the OLd Colln^ jn order 1^0 give everyone an opportunity. Three dollars. only, is required as a deposit The editor, Kenneth Crist, still issues a call for snaps and Chinese art work. These will be returned if desired. Arrangements should also be completed for group pictures. Practically every organization has signed up but those remain ng few are urged to sign up for space immediately. The book is rapidly taking a tangible form and enough space must be reserved for those who have neglected to see Harry Holton in his office in the Journal sm Building. Announcement of the first Spring patgeant to be presented by the LT. S. C. physical education department was made yesterday by Miss Dorothy Doty, instructor in dancing in the women's physical education department. Miss Doty, who is a pupil of Norma Gould, has planned a dance fete of great proportions and will be busy during the coming months preparing the pageant for presentation at U. S. C. This is the first time U. S. C. has attempted such an event and. with the increased facilities and opportunities which are now supplied by the Physical Education department for such work, the affair should prove extremely popular. Miss Doty, who will have full charge j of the production, came to U. S. C. last year to take charge of the dancing classes which were being offered in the woman's gymnasium. Under FROLICS SEAT SALE Seats for “Frolics of 1924,” Musical Extravaganza, which the Varsity Club is promoting, may be reserved today. The ticket window will oj?en at 9 o'clock and re-main open every day until the production. February 29. Those who have purchased tickets from Varsity letter men will have to have them exchanged for reserved seats. Indications point to a full house, as there will be over a hundred high school guests in addit on to Fodder for Extravaganza Wamp Is Due February 19 Fodder for Wanr>us, alleged comic magazine of the University of Southern California, must be turned in before February 19 if the issue is to appear on the extra day of this month according to Okey King, trainer of the funny cat. The number will be chiefly devoted to the Campus Frolics of *14 which will be given the evening of February 29. and will be called the Extravaganza Number. Mirthful inspiration for the oubturstC-------.- Commerce Club Holds Smoker and Tea Soon Many New Songs Appear in the New Edition of Old Trojan Book Next week the vest-pocket and vanity case edition of the U. S. C. Song Book will be on sale on the Trojan campus. There are many outstanding features about this book 1 but its greatest worth says Art Met-the editor, lies in the fact that it will always be on hand when occasion demands. The truth of the well worn state- Stuart Walker’s, famous drama, The Book of Job ,is to be the next presentation in the Artist Course offering. It will be given in Bovard Auditorium on Friday evening, February 22. The proceeds from the Artist Course are to go into the fund that is being raised to erect the much-needed woman's building. A play of this kind should not be thought of as one of oppressive solemnity for Bible students alone. “The Book of Job” is a stage-worthy drama, to be enjoyed by all persons capable of appreciating beauty and significant emotion as presented through the medium of the theatre. The lighting effects are particularly ingenious. The use of increasing and diminishing lighting effects replaces the usual curtain and heightens the figures clothed in biblical costum is. A ceiling halo in prismatic colors appeal’s when the Divine voice is heard, while lightning f.ashes and a continuous rumbling of the thunder proclaims the Divine presence. Tickets may be obtained now from Miss English in Mr. Stonier's office. A special rate of 75c has been madt for students. The regular prices are $1. and $1.50. “ The Show Shop Presented by Dramatic Fraternity Is ure in the h gh calibre of the men chosen, feeling that the University as a whole would approve the choice. 1 The Skull and Dagger trial, one of the high l’ghts of the campus year, will be held within the month Tho An appreciative audience witnessed trial is written, acted and produced the Lance and Lute production t>f by the pledges. Cecil Carle. Trojan 4 The Show Shop” last n ght in Bovard editor, will write the plot for the Auditorium. The annual production 1924 version. of the Lance and Lute, honorory dra- The njnth group of pledges to wear matic fraternity, is always one of the the ribbons of cafdinal and gold and features of the entertainment Beason white rwere as follows: at U. S. C. This comedy of the theatrical world, written by James Rorbes, was well received. A capable cast helped br ng the play to a successful ending Les Turner, coach of this season's successful basketball squad; Claude C. Beardsley, professor of philosophy; Alan Nichols, coach of debating, and Among those Elmer D. Fagan, professor of eco-whose portrayals were noteworthy was DOmics. Howard Bridegroom, Bonnie Palmer,! S. D. Seamons, Elsie Mills, Paul Palmer, Mont Millen, Ruth Canary and Hank McCann. Men active in journal sm were Cecil Carle, editor of the Trojan. Kenneth K. Stonier, manager of the Trojan; O. H. King, editor of the Wampus, Tuesday's Trojan will contain a der and Harry Holton manager of the tailed review of the production as gj Ro^eo. given last night. .... . . . ! Athletes receiving the pledge r.b- bons were John Hawkins, captain-elect College of Commerce of tlie football team; Norman Anderson, track captain, and Albert Tellez, baseball captain. Gordon Campbell, on account of his accident at the Stanford game, was unable to be present at the ceremony. He is the captain of this year's basketball squad. Presidents included Leroy Dawson, President of Law; F. B. Olds. President of Dental, and K. C. Mobarry, President of Engineering. Others to receive bids were Wilbur Oudermuelen, president of the Trojan Knights; H. F. McjCann, Yell King: Ned Lewis, - debating manager, and Floyd Reeves, president of the Y. M. C. A. In Charge of Chapel W’ith his address entitled “Business Ethics,” Mr. J. H. Tregoe, the scheduled speaker for the assembly of March 20. a new event will be inaugurated on the campus, namely the assembly hour being in charge o/ the College of Commerce. Mr. Tregoe Is the national Secre tary-Treasurer of the National Cred it Men's Association, an organization of 32,000 men. On the day that. Mr. Trego: speaks before the assembly the of ficers of the Los Angeles Credit Men’s Association will be introduced j to the students in addition to the of ficers of administration of the Col lege of Commerce. The new memorial stadium at Indiana University will be completed next year with a seating capacity of 22.000. KNOLES TO SPEAK AT does not necessarily have to be obtained from the show, according to I Okey. New students and others who have enrolled for the first, second, third, fourth or fiftieth time w ill have j a chance to show what they can do in the humorous field, and are asked to turn in any material they think funny enough. The main requirements for the work is that it be funny and short. The shorter the stortes are. the more ! songs and yells. About ten of its fifteen or sixteen songs are “brand-new,” having been submitted for the Song Contest. No, the •'•avorites” are not left out of this new song book. as ‘‘Fight On,’" 4 Hail to Alma Mater” and the others will appear, but the sombre lifeless songs of the old song book have been buried many feet deep. Jessie Hooper and Art Metcalf were in charge of the publication. At a meeting of the officers of the Commerce Club Wednesday noon, definite plans for the activities of the Club were drawn up. The meeting was presided over by Lyman Johnson, president of the organiza^ tion. On February 28 the women of the likely they are to appear in Wampus. ‘ ollege of ( ommerce will hold a The editor says that short articles tea ®n 8*me night the men are always more popular and usually stage a smoker. Both events prove funnier than long ones, where have as lheir special purpose the the humor has to be dug out through affording of an opportunity for new long and detailed reading. This re- students to gel acquainted with oid quirement should make it possible for ones an^ w'Rh members of the fac-the authors to turn in a greater num- ulty. ber of articles. I Walter Sykes and Roland Parker, Th.* last cover design which was both vice-presidents of the Commerce declared to be a masterpiece will be Club, have been placed in charge surpassed, however, by this months of the smoker. Miss Jessie Haynes which Banks is now working on. The vice-president of the Club also' and ment that it is quality not quantity her direction the department has ex-. ... . . __, ... . , ( which counts, is verified by this ten-panded and the pageant which is be-1 „ , , , . ,, H & \ page paper-bound volume of College ing planned will be the outcome of a great amount of work which the women have put on the dancing art. Although no date has been set for the pageant, preliminary work will start at once. Miss Doty wishes to meet all women on the campus, whether or not they have had preparatory asthetic dancing, who are interested and wish to take part in the production, in her office at three o’clock today. This is the first year that a dance fete of such beauty and magnitude has been planned, but its ultimate success will establish it an an annual feature of the Woman's Department of Physical Education pro gram. In the past many have wondered why IT. S. C. did not present this type of entertainment, since the dancing classes have been making such progress and since the women have never before been called upon to appear before the public to advertise this feature in the Physical Education Department. At many other universities the spring dance pageant is one of the biggest events of the year, and it is HISTORY CELEBRATION Cheery “Hello” to Replace Icy Stare On S. C. Campus New Namesake for Extension Department The University of Southern California Extension Building is the name that will probably be used by the owners of the building at G31 S. Spring street. The Los Angeles Realty Board, for whom the struc ture is now named, took possession of its new home on Flower street last Monday. Since considerable-space in the Spring street building is being used by the Extension classes of this University, it is thought that the new name will rec-hoped that the proposed pageant can °snize this fact. This will add one inspirat on for the cover 5s still unknown. Much credit for the art work is given to Julia Suski who has contributed many illustrations for the magaz;re. Wampus Keys are to be awarded at the end of th** year to those contri-(CONTINUED ON PAGE 4) Group, chairman of the Women’s will have charge of the tea. Other events for the semester will be the Commerce Dance of March 2s. being arranged by Marion Jos-lin. social chairman of the Club, and the Commerce Banquet in May. be made an annual affair at U. S. C. Regular dancing classes, which meet at ten o'clock on Mondays and Wednesdays, and at 1:15 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, are to be opened to those signifying their interest in the Spring fete. Further details will be announced in the Trojan later. ALL FRATERNITY BALL more to the already sizable number of buildings and locations at present used to house the large enrollment. VICE-PRESIDENT ELECTED The tie for the office of vice-president in the recent Sophomore class elections was untangled yesterday morning in the recasting of votes Miss Genevieve Mulligan won over Miss Marjorie Rice, by a very close margin. Dr. Tully C. Knoles, President of the College of the Pacific, and former head of the Department of History in IT. S. C., quarterback on the Trojan Varsity of 1900, will address the History and Political Science Club at their first banquet of the new semester Wednesday night, at the Casa de Flores, Adams and Grand. Mr. Knoles was for fifteen years head of the Department of History here, was active in all University affairs, played on the Varsity baseball team, and is well known as a br lliant and entertaining speaker. Early last semester he spoke before a crowded and appreciative audience in Bovard Auditorium. Mr. Knoles left IT. S. C. in March, 1919, to accept the presidential duties of the College of the Pacific. 'Incidentally, the total cost of a plate is $1.50, and according to Jimmy Mussatti, president of the club.reser- By FREEMAN HALL Ford riders, “Cad riders, riders of the famous “Laryco” yellow car, and "hoofers will, beginning Monday, relax from their customary stony stare at their neighbors, and in its place they will put on a real cheerful smile. Greenhorns, ancients, fraternity men, sororiety women will actually say “hello' to each other. “In fact,” says Dave Cleveland, “iu order to get on the campus at all, or even in its near vicinity, it will be necessary to have the greeting ‘hello’ on the end of your tongue and ~ _ _ ___ _ _ ‘ Ca ready, cheerfuly smile on your lips.” ENROLLMENT SHOWS er;™;g VZ , ward the finish point in preparedness j for the addition of ‘Hello WTeek’ to __I the list of activities which make real New System Greatly Facilitates Trojan spirit. Stickers for the autos. Registration With Increase inscribed with 'Say Hello and Smile,’ In Office Force Will be distributed Monday morning ' early by the members of the committee. See “Solly” Seamons, “Hal” Wiliam son or myself for signs for your SUBSTANTIAL GAIN Two thousand two hundred seventy-two studentsi have enrolled in the University, which is 30 in excess of . . „ . i • .u --------, -------- —---------- machine. Posters proclaiming the ations should be made at once, either j e num er enro 481 year, accord- paggwor(j 0f the day will be posted from Mr. Mussatti or from Miss Me- *° a reP°r* from the Registrars campus •« I.aren, vice-president. Added features offire- Sixty students were graduated from the College of Liberal Arts last semester. of the feast will be music and Trojan songs. The registration figures are not final, however, as enrollment is still going on. It is the wish of the committee that the "Hello” spirit last, not only for one week, but that it be the permanent and dominant spirit of the campus, according to Harry Silke. In an address to thp Associated Students The first annual all-fraternity all sorority ball to be held in the west will be held at the Ambassador Hotel Monday evening. February is. Abe' Lyman wilt conduct the orchestra. Two loving cups will be presented to the fraternities and sororities having the largest delegations. SOPHOMORE LEAP YEAR DANCE FEBRUARY 22 Sophomores will hold their annual dance, a leap year affair, at the South Pasadena's Women's Club, opposite the South Pasadena High School, a week from tonight, Feb. 22. The floor will accommodate 125 couples. Tickets are selling for one dollar. Girls will make out the programs and a loving , ..... „ there were comparatively few waiting Let this spirit not only be on the cup will be given. New incoming offi- ________________„ cers are in charge. Tickets are now available from the Sophome Executive Committee. The new system has greatly facili- Thursday, he emphas zed the import- tated enrollment the Registrar said, ance of this good spirit program. “All as there are more people working in organizations,” he said, have promised the office, and so it was possible to to put their force behind the move- issue the permanent cards more rapid- ment. and it is up to them to co-oper- ly. This arrangement saved time for ate with the student body and put both office workers and students, as this good fellowship movement over. SENIOR RECORDS Seniors are asked to drop record slips in the El Rodeo box placed in the Book Store. The following is wanted: High School, name, college, major, organizations, clubs, activities and offices held. lines. Dr. Montgomery declared that campus a week, but let it become a the registrartion went very smoothly prerequisite for those who wish to and easily. come to the University, and a requ - ________In accordance with the usual cus- site for those who are here.” A. a. E. MEETS tom there will be no graduating exer- The W'ampus Bachelors are foster- A. A E. members are requested to cises for the February graduates, ing the movement as are the Trojan meet W’ednesday noon at the “Barn.” These students are to take part in the Knights and the Amazons. They, as Four important dates are to be de- spring ceremony along tfith the June some of the leading campus organiza I cided and it is vitally important that graduates. Thirty-five Bachelor of tions, urge the Associated Student i all members of the local chapter be Arts degrees and several roaster de- Body to put over “Hello Week” with present, according to K. C. Mobarry. grees were awarded. A few teaching a bang and make it a permanent sp rit president. certificates were also given. , of U. S. C.
|Title||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 15, No. 51, February 15, 1924|
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