The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 15, No. 28, December 04, 1923
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U. S. C. Declines Post Season Game Xmas tIk South California <JAN Christmas Next; Do Your Studying Now Vol. XV Los Angeles, California, Tuesday, December 4, 1923 Number 28 Festival ofthe Nations By LEO CALLAND JOINS Cosmopolitan Club Success RANKS OF BENEOiCTS That the Cosmopolitan Club and the Foreign Students at the University Popular Frosh Coach Married to Miss Sarah Snow on Thanksgiving are taking an active interest in college affairs was clearly evidenced last Tuesday night when their third annual Pageant was presented in the form of the festival of the Nations. A marked success, characterized by many varied episodes created a very interesting atmosphere and held the interest of a large audience throughout. This Pageant presented entirely Qoupie at Home to Friends by Foreign students under the direction of Miss Francis Lucas is the pro- Will Soon Receive Their duct of a Club tradition created twor'-------! years ago by Mr. Harry MacMath ‘o be staged as a Harvest Festival annually at Thanksgiving time. A procession of the Nations served as an opening feature followed by six separate acts presented individually by the different groups. A grand ensemble closed the entertainment with much applause. It wae hard to distinguish and grade the various acts in proportion to each other owing to the wide amount of difference in the character of each. Possibly the most original and cleverly presented scene was presented by the Chinese. In the form of a humorous Festival the act was beautiful to the uttermost in dramatic Chinese lan guage. Miss Elinor Chan interpreted and explained the progress of the pre- ^ sentatlon. 14 BIBLICAL PLAY GIVEN B< Y. M. C. A. WELL KNOWN ON CAMPUS Congratulations Tryouts Held Today for Places On Varsity Track Team Mrs. Lena Fisher Will Play Lead Supported by Willard Schurr Weddings and engagements seem to be quite the thing around the athletic offices. That’s just in passing. The real shock comes now. Leo Calland has joined the ranks of the Also-rans. After having piloted the Frosh football squad through an unusually successful season, he decided that his --experience was sufficient to enable CALLED PRODIGAL GIVER him to do a little private piloting of --his own. And so, on Thanksgiving Story Deals With Biblical Life Day, which is one of those movable Back in the Time feasts and hence very appropriate, Leo of Christ took unto himself, to share his well- --'known name and his better-known for- Mrs. Lena Fisher, instructor at tunes, cne Miss Sarah Snow\ U. S. C., is to play the lead in The bride’s home }n Gardena was no, not tragedy. Piodigal Giver,” a biblical pla> jthe BCene of the which is to be given by the Y. M. ceremony. A. in Bovard Auditorium Dec. Willard Schurr is to take th<* Representing the colored Americans m.Jie lead Mr. Ration a graduate of the school Jolioving is a story of the drama: of Pharmacy received the most ap- Teji jtais before the o^etii lg of plause and was called back for en- Scene crU(»i Roman Govern- cores several times. He was aided bv or seized John Mark, a youth Mrs. Parker, in the opening number t(.longin, to a wealthy m although his Negro Spirituals were of f miiy nii(J had sent hi x Ul tjl0 the greatest interesL ouuev. . a Slav ca- »*, m* »iJ- Japanese Fencing and Jiu Jitsu fol- . *ed mother and younger ,-istej lowed Tjy a short Japanese comedy .'.ih i> tc a leprosy-in*;t.»3 Four o’clock was the hour, and only the families of the parties involved and a few intimate friends were present. “Swede” Anderson helped the groom through the trying moments of the ceremony, and word comes from Mr. Calland that he can most heartily recomend said football star to any couple wishing a good reliable man for such a job. “His passing was superb,” asserts the happy groom, and refused to say just Tryouts for positions on the Varsity Track Team wil be held this af ternoon on Bovard field, according to Coach Cromwell. All men wishing to ■tryout for the following places should report there before 2:30: 75 yard dash, both college novice class and open; 660 yard run, open; 75 yard high hurdles, college novice and open; 440 yard relay, 4 men; medley relay, open; pole vault, college novice and open, running broad jump, and running high jump. what it was that was passed. Know-was especially good and served as a peon in the Tower of Antonia. Thru ing that athlete as we do, we are very educational as well as Interest- diligence and an inherent strong jnc]jned to believe that it was the ing. character, John arose to a position buck An Armenian scene presented by | of prominence, later returning to WaxIng loquacious, “Babe” went on PRESS CLUB HOLDS RO BIG DINNER Many Old Members are Present; Denton Crowe is Chief Speaker “Extra. Trojan wuxtra; Press Club downs first big feed of year!” Thus vividly announced the place cards in the shape of miniature Trojans with regu.ar makeup appearance, when the Press Club, Trojan Staff, and other guests dined at the Green Lantern Cafe Tuesday night. About forty aspiring journalists enjoyed the dinner. Besides the present staff members, the list included several of the old gang, as Okey King, now assistant editor of the Wampus; J. Evans Lewis, last year’s managing editor, now sport editor on the Long Beach Telegram; and Lowell E. Jessen, now ATTACK ON TROY BY WOODEN HORSE SOON Invasion is Postponed by Bad Charley Horse and Lack of Proper Supplies S. C. SITUATION SIMILAR Editors of Campus Publication Search Far and Wide for Suitable Material Nr. Bonapartian, his old Mother and sisters w'as unique and weli received in value of the history backing the gathering of the participants. Mr. Bonapartian had been separated from his family during the war and accidentally located them here in America after all hopes had been geven up. Other scenes which help to make the performance a sucess were pre_ sented by Indian Students in a Hindu Festival and a Fall Festival presented by the Koreans. Among those present at the auditorium were delegations from other clubs of Southern California who highly commended the work of the local club. to, Jerusalem and instituUng a search1 for his family. He was assisted by the faithful servant Sara. Believing his loved ones dead he returns dejected and broken hearted on the to make the original remark that the bride looked very beautiful and that they were very happy. When questioned as to what she wore, he vouchsafed that it was “white with one of very eve that they are discovered .. ... , . , - J those veil things and a bunch of ros- by workmen, given food and raiment and commanded to leave the es.” Ardent soul—w’hat a descriptive mind he has! Mrs. Calland is a graduate of U. S. C., ’21, and is a member of the Kap- city. On their way to the Tombs which must be their future habitation by law, they pass their old ^ „ , . ,,1, ^ j.„ Pa Delta sorority. Leo Calland’s home for a farewell look, and dis- v . ... .. name is so well-known on the campus cover John asleep upon the steps, . , , . . . that it is useless to attempt an ac- but thev dare not waxen him lest . t ' . . . „ „ . . „ count of his activities. Suffice it to he too become polluted. Passing say that he wras captain of last year s ATHENS, GREECE— (By Leased Wire Specialy to Trojan)—Preparations are still under way fitting the Wooden Horse for its expected attack upon the Trojan stronghold some time before Christmas. Those who are in charge of directing the movement of the invader report that the advance may be delayed due to a shortage of provisions necessary to fill the hold of the Wooden Horse before setting it in action. Erciiio Adasmus and Rossus Will-Bio, assistant commanders of the horse, are working over time trying to get the thing out of the garage. The commanders were under the impression originally that ttfe Wooden Horse was equipped with a selfstarter; however, investigation has revealed their mistake. The horse has been found very stubborn and has refused to move despite all efforts of the grooms. Every inducement to action has been tried from the push and pull method used on the ouija board to hard, bed-rock mind-over-matter concentration. The horse even balks at sugary temptations. (Editor’s Note)—It is believed that the foregoing report has some bearing ur»on the local Wooden Horse, a magazine published by the Quill Washington Will Play Navy; U. S. C. Declines Xmas Game By ROSS WILLS Following a hectic, nose-bruising week of Button, button, who’s got the blutton, amongst the local post-season football authorities, it seems that at last it is certain there WILL BE a post season intersectional football game here this year—or rather, the first of next. And one could almost bet fifty cents that the Navy will play Washington In the Rose Bowl ■son January first. The football fan has been led a merry, dizzy pace through the news that Syracuse will play U. S. C., ■---„ will play Washington Dec. 25th in the Coliseum; Syracuse won’t play anyone; U. S. C. declines to play at all; California won’t play; Navy backs down, Washington does not know what to do, etc., etc., etc. But it now seems settled that the game is as good as on. Navy has renewed its declaration that it will play Washington, and further it has sent a communication to that school urging them to accept the Rose Bowl, engagement for New Year’s Day. The only thing to make the contest an absolute certainty is the receipt here of the Northern faculty’s endorsement, said to be already given. The Navy was confidently expecting that their opponent would be Hollywood Masonic Temple is to be Scene of 1927 Class Festivities SIX MUSICIANS ON HAND A Novel Feature is Planned by the Social Committee in Charge The Freshman dance, which is one of the big agairs on the social calendar is to be given Friday, December j 7, at the Hollywood Masonic Temple. It is the first dance that the Freshmen California, and they seemed to be have sponsored this season and judg- j considerabiy surprised when noti ing from those of previous years it leading the dual life of working both on the San Pedro Pilot and the San Cjub At any rate> the facts connect- Pedro Daily News. ed Wnh the campus magazine are Editor Cecil Carle acted as master strikingly similar. When interviewed Six members of the widely known Trojan eleven will undertake the task of furnishing the music for the eve-. ... | , , —, ning and will endeavor to prove to the ”-1 ™°U°!! ^’lerd.ay: R018 1. satisfaction of all that "Mwle hath it, Charms”, Frequenters of Grauman’s wil be worth while attending. For those individuals who are not acquainted with their fellow classmates, ample opportunity will be provided. There will be a floor committee which will out do all efforts in the past of getting everyone acquainted, making it practically impossible for the bashful and the high brow to exist. Romans stone the women, and John inteivenes. not knowing their true identity, but his heart was touched by the suffering of the wretched creatures. They are able to reach the roadside and call upon the Nazarene upon the day of his entry into Jerusalem and they are restored. in Act •_* i jon th*» morning of the Resurrection, the Centurion is seen who commanded the soldiers at the crucifixion. There is a criopled man who grieves because -v ; me too lzte to be healed, !.:»t receives assurance as his daughter sings a song of encouragement and hope. * I Tickets are on sale by members of the Y, and seats are reserved at the Y Hut for seventy-five cents, not General admission is fifty cents. Because of the continuous nature of it is requested that by DR. MARTIN SPEAKS BEFORE STUDENTS Dr. Waugh Appears for First Time, in Absence of the President “You cannot put good finish jn soft wood.” said Dr Wilsie C. Minin of the First Methodist Church of Hollywood in addressing the assembly in Chapel, last Tuesday. Dr. Martin referred to the students who expect their universities to make them polished when they themselves are worth it. Dr. Martin referred to this age in the program •which we live as the age of speed. He all be in their seats promptly wondered if in all our hurrying wtyeth- eight fifteen, er we were not getting too speedy In. _ “ Dr. Martin. SCHOLARSHIP TEA WILL “learn all that our books say. but some day we will have to meet a situation that has never appeared in any a Scholarship Tea for members book and that we have never learned, and friends of the University is to If we are able to meet such a situa- be given Friday afternoon at 3 p. in. tion successfully we will be looked up- at the home of Mrs. Rufus B. Von football team, coach of this year’s Frosh eleven, and a member of Zeta Kappa Epsilon and Skull and Dagger. Mr. and Mrs, Calland are living at 3024% Swift Street, where they are at home to their friends. King. Bill Rice, now managing editor tor of the Quill publication, was of the Trojan; J. Evans Lewis, Lowell dumbfounded by the strange report. Jessen. Miss Julia McCorkle and Pro- .<We mugt say» he declared, “that fessor Marc N. Goodnow, instructor wp flnd th}g to be a very pecullar in Journalism. Each gave a short in-, colncldence. Indeed. we do.” teresting talk. Prof. Goodnow introduced the Regarding the Trojan Wooden speakers of the evening: Mr. H. J. j Horse it is reported that student Carr, a personal friend of Mr. Good- writers have taken all to seriously now, and a retired newspaperman of the circus warning: “Don't feed the Erie, Pa.; and Mr. Denton Crowe, I animals.” Among those who have city editor of the Los Angeles Times, j been so bold as to contribute honest and head of the Associated Press in to goodness manuscripts are: Mary Los Angeles. Mr. Crowe gave a* Matheson. Carey McWilliams and lengthy and inspiring talk, crammed Katherine Kirker. Ercil Adams, au-full of news, and helpful hints for the thor of the famous Monk Marius se- Design Class Contest With Christmas Cards A Christmas card contest was recently held by the Art Department in the Advance Design Class, having for its object the stimulation op creative ideas in Christmas spirit through the medium of art. The class, as a whole, was very enthusiastic "beginning Journalist. Following the speeches, a regular round table discussion took place concerning the ’..roblems of today’s newspaper. TROJAN LEAGUE TO HOLD SUPPER SOON ’•’es. has promised some more monkey business. Adams is a promising author. according to Mr. Wills. Ten blank white pages remain to be filled. The Wooden Horse editors are each carrying a four leaf clover, a horse shoe with three nails, and Chinese Good Luck ring in hope that fate or a student may place a manuscript in Box 167 of Mr. Huse’s office. Short stories, poems, essays, novels, price lists, stock exchange reports, in fact, anything in the field of literary Metropolitan, by their enthusiastic applause assert that the Trojan aggregation can pnt it over if any can. The social committee asures a novel feature in the way of entertainment, but as yet forbids disclosure. An air of mystery surrounds it and quoting one of the members in charge, “It is entirely unique, having never been tried before, to our knowledge.” The Freshmen extend an invitation to all outsiders who desire to poin in the joys of terpsichorean art next Friday night. As a little advice to Freshmen, Bill Teetzel says, “Don’t forget to pay your dues. According to the announcement made in the Freshman meeting, the receipt for the dues must be shown in order to obtain a ticket. Dues amount to $1.00. For the benefit of those who are unfamiliar with the location, it can be stated that the address is 6840 Hollywood boulevard. fied of California's unfavorable decision. And it looked for a time that the Navy would turn the game down but having an immense respect for the Northern school, they have welcomed the substitute opponent. Southern California supporters received somewhat of a setback in hopes when, after wishfully believ-] ing their school would meet Syracuse on Christmas day. the faculty committee, with the endorsement of representative students and Coach Henderson, decided it would not be a good plan to tackle the Eastern team. However, U. S. C.’s attitude was quite understood by the authorities promoting the game, when it was explained by the local committee that, since U. S. C. just played Penn State the first of last year, it would be a hazardous procedure to place the amateur athletic standing of several of the Tr >-jan players in jeopardy by playing in two such games within one year. It was felt that, should several U. S. C.’s first string players play against Syracuse—and that would (CONTINUED ON PAGE 4) Professor Harley to Speak On the Student Movement in America . The Trojan League supper will be Pndeavor- be Elven careful con-; about the contest and many beauti- Wednesday eveIllng. December 5. s.deration hy the editors. The only ful cards were handed in to the jury ^ . 3(| 1n t])<) y hu( This ,g the requirement placed upon those who; THIRTEEN MORE DAYS FOR EL RODEO PHOTOS UPPER DIVISION “CINCHES” READY 150 Juniors and Seniors Failing; 195 Are Doing Inferior Work Upper division students returning from gladsome Thanksgiving vacations are gently but firmly reminded that such trivials as cinch notices are still in existence by an announce, ment made Monday by the registrar’s _____________ Only thirteen more school days are office that a number of notices await fourth of a series of discussions on the w ould submit is that they refrain left in which to take fifteen hundred upper classmen. According to the fig- from using invisible ink. pictures for El Rodeo, accoi l>ng to tires given out, one hundred and nine- --— Harry Holton, business manager of fy-five students of the Junior and EPISCOPAL PICNIC year book. The studio, located Senior classes were marked as doing All Episcopal students are invited °ver the Ass0ciated Students Store, inferior work during the opening six has been opn ten days, and so far on. w-eeks of the school, while one hun- ly sixty Trojans have ventured Tjx to dred and fifty were doing failing have their photographs shot. The work during that time. Some of the student movement of the wrorld which are being conducted under the auspices of the Y. M. C. A. An after dinner aiscussion will be BE GIVEN NEXT FRIDAY on as a truly educated man.” In the absence of President R. 3. von KieinSmid, Karl T. Waugh, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, spoke on the general run of scholarship at U. S- C. He explained the new ays-um that is being followed in regard ’o giving out “cinch" notices. It was the f^st time this year that the n?w dean appeared before the student body. KieinSmid. president of the Women’s spirit. The cards will sell for Club of the University. ' cents each. Lhevinne, Famous Pianist, Appears In Course Concert v.hich consisted of Professor Weath-erhead, Mr. Rich, and Miss Cook. The winning designs selected by the jury were executed by Miss Mildred Dover, Miss Nevin Packard and Miss Mildred Waldron. The original designs are now in given Professor Q. C. Harley of the j to a picnic supper and dance a‘ St. the hands of the printers and within Political Science Department on the John’s Parish House, 513 West 27ta two weks the cards will be on sale student movement in the t nit 1 \ Stieet, this afternoon at half past five. about the campus. These cards will States. Miss Edith Wiggs of the j Each one is asked to bring a picnic _ 1 mit’ Said HoIton- December | numbers overlap, however, some have a special value to U. S. C. students because of their being originally designed by fellow students and because they represent something new in the portrayal of Christmas ten School of Speech will give several lunch and coffee will be served by the 1 21 ‘ ! students being inclueded in the list readings. ' Episcopal Club. A1 Seniors and Juniors must have as doing both poor and failing work, KOVEL PARTY WILL BE GIVEN BY LA TERTULIA Interest of the Spanish Club “La Tertulia.” is being centered on 0 program to be given on the e\en-j ing of Dec. 20 at the home of Miss Gretchen Koehler, 4906 Marathon St. Both faculty an*1 students wilT This is the first regular meeting of int’Iy?duaI' P^tures. and all seniors, in Ih club this year, and officers wil be i 3 t0 r or«anizat»on pictures, elected at this time and plans for the future made. will have Cap and Gown settings. SENIOR PICNIC THURSDAY Open Forum Debate Is Held by U. C. Students Sunday It was with a miniature riot that Switzers Camp Is Goal The vivid artistry of Joseph Lhe- lifts even the familiar into the realm furnish entertainment. four well-known U. S. C. men finished vinne, noted pianist, was displayed in of the new. His audience was lavish Fhe breaking of the pinata will. their speeches at the Open Forum :n Bovard Auditorium last Friday even- with applause and he encores his be the feature of the evening. This the Music.Arts Auditorium Sunday ing when he entertained a large au- numbers freely. is the Spanish custom of placing i night to an audience made up largely dience of some 1500 persons. He play- On his program were the following Placing all of the gifts, candy, ap- of W.A.A. GirlsDec.8 ed joyously and seemed to lose him- numbers: “Prelude and Fugue in D Ples> etc > in a clay jar. The jar _ * self entirely in the enjoyment of his Major” by Bach-D’Albert, “Sonata, Op. is decorated to represent an ani- Switzers Camp, in the Aroya Seco. playing. 109 in E Major” by Beethoven. “Two nial. The players a re blindfolded' at the Music Arts Auditorium on has been chosen by the girls for The most difficult numbers he hand- Preludes’ by Chopin, “Loreley - Valse and given a club one at a time. The, the much-mooted and now almost the first over night hike of the led with ease, and his program was so Impromptu” by Liszt, and ‘The Blue Player is turned around several: banal subject o* the innumerable 'er.v responsive and emotional aud- ience. At length, after many invectives and expletives had been rained upon the speakers it was de- nf T W w ’a anH r* i • „ • °‘ded that the affirmative had won. of I. W W. s and people with Socia- The debaters are congratulating li«t;c tendencies. . it_. congratuiatin, The debaters spoke Sunday night tunate Iscane "fr^^h ^ ^ e , itmd,.e escape from the rostrum. OUTSIDE INTERESTED This occasion is of some import- it was explained. Because of that fact that some Sophomores are carrying upper di-l vision courses their pink cards may 1 be included in the upper divisional file, it was said. There are a number r o" urder classmen who have cinch notices now awaiting them because of i this classification. Cards will be reserved for the | students until some time next week, 1 after which those which have not i been called for will be forwarded to i arents, according to the announcement made. anc? year. Saturday morning girls going an anged that he was able to test both Danube.” times. He then endeavors to break whys and wherefores of the speech ! egf on the hike will take the nine the technical and emotional beauties This concert w'as the second num- the stone jar or -r.noever is near provoking Criminal Syndicalism o'clock P E. to Pasadena: hiking of Liszt and Chopin. His audience ber of the five performances which the it. When the jar is broken a Law. The speakers from there to the towards a sweater those going on this _____ _ __ „____, ___ „ _ ______________________ _ ________ _____________________ _____ _ ________^ desiring to go must sign up in the from pattern in his interpretation and of Job,” Cherinavskv, and Renato --------1 wnQ TT,n'1f> Tnnro v... M t)ciu s anti debaters, but no»\ omen's Gym by Thursday • evening, an overriding of conventions that Zanelli. Quill Club Will Meet On Thursday Evening Quill Club will meet Thursday evening, December 6 at the home of Bet-it shovvs rhe oitnide inter- ty McConnell. 2337 Hest 29th Place. camp. Ten points warmed to his playing and were fas. Women's Club of U. S. C. has arrang- scramble ensues. The prson with tive, Leonard and Brockman; nega- ing] - diffic 1 er will be given cinated with his art. ed for the Artists’ Course this year, the biggest hands gets the most tive, Ruiz and Syverson. The de- 1 CU 1 task lis hike. All girls He displayed a .certain freedom The other concerts will be “The Book presents. ; bate was of the usual fiery type and n'a,i” ( aso _ _ - _ in i Dei on/1 .hat it coninually manifesting tsel in tbe Cniversitv and its ac-were: Affirma- Hvitioa > .. tiMties. rormerly it was an exceed- to get a repre- embied to listen SENIOR PICNIC THURSDAY was made more interesting by the j mingled guffaws and applause of the (CONTINUED ON PAGE 4) To get there take the Jefferson car *o Arlington and walk north to 29th Pl~.ce. then one block west to Second Avenue. All members are requested to bring rranusrripts to the meeting. This will bo the last meeting of the club before the hclidavs.
|Title||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 15, No. 28, December 04, 1923|
|Description||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 15, No. 28, December 04, 1923.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
U. S. C. Declines Post Season Game Xmas tIk South California