The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 15, No. 50, February 14, 1924
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Order Your Copy of El Rodeo This Week iL South California <JAN Lance, Lute Play In Auditorium Thursday Vol. XV Los Angeles, California, Thursday, February 14, 1924 Number 50 ANNUAL! E RODEO SALE BEGINS TODAY WITH PROGRAM AT ASSEMBLY 0 (oj a at First Campus Week Feb. 29 m 0 m Many High School Seniors to Be Guests of U. S. C. TO BE ANNUAL EVENT AT U.S.C. Special Invitations Sent to | Prep Presidents, Hdi- i tors. Letter Men DISCUSS PLAN MUCH Every Campus Fraternity Host to Guests During Visit to Campus By AUBREY IRWIN Another step toward a greater U. S. C. will he inaugurated on February 29. when over one hundred high school seniors representing Southern California schools, will be entertained by thf University under the auspices of the Varsity and Freshman Numeral Club. Special invitations arj being sent to the most promin^rt s*utents ot the various schools, and will include | student body presidents, editors and. letter men. It is anticipated to create ihe impression among these representatives that U. S. C. is the leading university of the West so thai they may carry that impres.'ija back to the.r fellow class mates, and encour-Hge tneir attendance her?. "High-school Day” has long been talked of and anticipated by active Trojans but until this year no feasable plan of action has been taken. Under the dirpcwon of Frank Hadlock. athletic manager .the Varsity and Freshman numerol clubs have turned the trick, with a well planned program and routine of action, success is inevitable. To insure this success several important committees have been formed with the varsity men who are working hard toward its achievement. While such a plan of acquainting BOOK OF JOB AT U. S. C. FEB. 22 CAMPUS “HELLO WEEK” TO OPEN NEXT MONDAY 1 Every Student is Expected to Speak to Fellow-Trojans On Campus WOMEN’S GLEE CLUB OPENS SEASON AT SAN FERNANDO Judith L«nry hIia play* “The Hlu*-Narrator’” in “Thf Book of Job” civ1-rn in Bovard Auditorium. Keb. 22. “The Book of Job” by Stuart Walker’s Portmanteau Players, will be given at Bovard Auditorium Washington’s birthday. Feb. 22, in connection with U. S. C. Artist Course for the benefit of the Woman’s Building. “The Book of Job" as presented by Mr. Walker is an actual dramatic presen-tion of the Old Testament text. According to Irvin Cobb. “The Book of Job” is the greatest drama of the ages. The original was written in the time of Solomon, and is presented in almost the same words today. It was first given by Stuart Walker in 1918 and met with instant success. After a long run in the East, a tour of the leading cities in the West is being made with even greater success. The background of music is based the high school graduates with col- on Hebrew chants, the en- lege activities is new for U. S. C. it! semble consisting of harp, violin, is an established custom with other | cello, piano, organ and chimes, universit es and much criticism has Though the production is not a musl-been given this University for its inactivity among the high schools of cal drama, the musical expression from the scenes enhances the beauty Southern California, says Frank Had- ; of 1he «Poken lines. lock. Such a plan will become an annual funct on of the Varsity and Freshman Numeral Clubs. Although this is the first time such a plan is to be carried out, it will include all the essentials of paramount activity, (Continued on Page 4) “Job" is the kind of drama that appeals to all classes of people. It has intense emotional qualities with flashes of wit, satire, humor and angry outbursts of passion. A special price of 75c is made to students on this production. CO-OPERATION NEEDED _ Plan is to Eliminate the ‘‘Highbrows'’ and to Promote Friendliness Here “Say it first!” is the latest slogan of the campaign for “Hello" week, which begins next Monday and runs through Friday, on the campus of the University of Southern California. David Cleveland, chairman, has several novel plans which he hopes will aid, in the elimination of the “highbrow" from the Trojan campus. “It’s the spirit of friendliness we want.” said Harry Silke, president of the A. S. B. “The only way we can get a united university is by forming closer bonds of friendship between those who go to make up the university. Professors and students alike are to come Monday morning with a heartfull of smiles and a truckload of ‘helflos' wlvich, altfiough distributed freely, shall multiply until a hello and a sm le becomes more natural and unconscious than lead in a pecil.” Actjve support is being given to the committee sponsoring the mova for a greater Trojan spirit by various organizations on the campus. Co-eds have declared their willingness to meet others half-wav, and it is expected that a few of the fair sex will feel strangely alone when they attempt to sail by with their heads in the clouds. “Whole-hearted co-operation js necessary to make the week a success,” declared Solly Seamons, a member of the eommitttee. “If some decline to greet felkw-Trojans there will be no way to force them to do so other than public opinion—and to that they will have proved immune. They must be made to see the light. Registration in the University may be considered a sufficient introduction and reason for s^gns of greeting between Trojans.” CARDS RETAIN CONFERENCE LEAD BY BEATING TROJANS Turner's Men Get Even Split in Four Contests With Stanford When Redshirts Win 31 to 23 Last Evening Stanford's flashy court team retained its lead in the Southern section of the Pacific Coast Conference by handing the Trojan basketeers a 31 to 2:’ jolt in the U. S C. basketball pavilion last night. The Cardinals completely outplayed the Trojans in the second half of the fiery contest after Coach Turner's proteges had played the Northerners to a 11 to 11 tie during the first half. O Cardinal rorward, was the big man The Cards have yet to scrap three games with the Golden Bears, while the Trojans’ only remaining games are a i>air of contests with California next Tuesday and Wednesday in the U. S. C.: Pavilion. Should California succeed in walloping the Cards three straight and the Trojans cop both pames from the Bears. U. S. C. would be sitting on top the pile. However this is a long hope for the local court fans. Standings for the California teams now are: W. L Pet. Stanford .............................3 2 .600 U. S. C................................3 3 .500 California ...........................1 2 .333 I^ast night's battle marked an even break between the Cards aud the Trojans, the teams having broken pven both at Palo Alto and in Los of the enemy. He made 10 points and was dangerous at all times. Ernie Nevers, running mate of McHose. was put out of the game in the second half with four personal fouls. Kennie Boyer. Trojan forward was the star for U. 3. C. He was the first to score for the Trojans and made 15 points in the course of the game. “Cot” Rice, who starred in the first game, again sat in for Captain Campbell at forward but did not show as well as he had in the previous game. He made 6 free throws. Dorsey and Hawkins played strong games at the guard positions. Boyer was hurt in the second half but recovered and finished the game. He collided with Steele, Card center, and bruised one side ot his face. The Trojan team came on the floor Angeles. A story of the first game to stsrt the game, at 7:55, and re-is to be found on the Trojan sport ceived the greatest ovation t^at had page of today. ever been given in the pavilion. Tho The Trojan pavilion was packed. I fans missed Campbell at cnee but nearly a thousand fans being turned cheered wildly for Rice, who had away. At 7:30 o'clock the gymnas ; starred in the first game. ■ tim was filled. j The lineuj»s: I>o Calland’s Frosh won the cur- STANFORD tain raiser from Alhambra High by a 22 to 16 score, Wheeler, Tro-babe FRAT TO PLEDGE AT CHAPEL TODAY Skull and Dagger Honor Fraternity Will Announce New Members Annual pledging of members in the Skull and Dagger, men’s honorary fraternity, is to take place in chapel today. The names of the new pladges are to be posted on the bulletin board in the main hall at nine o'clock. Following the opening song in chapel, these men will be formally introduced and pledged. Leo Calland. president of the society, will preside and Arnold Bddy, secretary, will pin on the Cardinal gold and white ribbons. Informal initiation will take place in a short time in the form of a mock trial. It will be written, directed and acted out by the new pledges and promises to be somothing unusual and interesting. The formal initiation will probably be on Thursday, April 24. dinner and dance at the Vista de Arroya in Pasadena to follow. Full plans have not been formulated as yet but the committees in charge are working on it and details will be announced later. The society was founded in 1914 and has been active in the affairs of the University ever since. Its primary object is to promote interest in student activities and to urge men to represent those organizations which shall bring honor to the University. All men are eligible providing they meet the requirement of taking active part in student affairs; the holding of an office, or the winning of athletic or oratorical honors. Several Tours to be Taken This Semester; Club to Make Appearance Here The Women's Glee Club of the University of Southern California, will make its initial appearance at it® first formal concert of the year in San Fernando, Friday evening, Feb. 16. This trip marks the beginning of a series of extensive tours which are to be made by the Women’s Glee Club throughout the Southland. A tour of Southern California will be taken during the spring vacation, when concerts will be given from Riverside to San Diego on the inland, and La Jolla to Santa Ana on the coast route. STUDENTS URGED TO ORDER TODAY Subscription Campaign to be Staged for Only Short Time BOOK IS ENLARGED Call Made for Snaps and Cartoons: to Press April 15 El Rodeo of 1925 goes on sale today. In order that the students may become acqainted with the features of this year’s annual, the final twenty minutes of chapel period today has been turned over to the El Rodeo management for the launching of the subscription campaign. El Rodeo thisi year will be one hundred pages larger than that of 1924, and will be done in Chinese art scheme. All individual pictures have been taken, and work has been progressing on the write-ups and art work to be included in the book. However, th s is the first opportunity the students have had to sign up for the book. Charles Gummere, head of the endowment campaign of the University, . ! will speak in behalf of the annual. Show Shop is Reverse of Fraternity Policy of Presenting ?. T^e; Extravaganza orchestra will play Heavy Drama; Play is Based on Back Stage Life LANCE AND LUTE IS READY FOR COMEDi several selections, and Hugo Kirchoffer will lead the assembly in singing. The sale will be open for only a When the first curtain rises on the “Show Shop,” the annual Lance j and Lute prdaction, in Bovard Auditorium, tonight, a radical departure 1 , ... , . « , , , . _ limited time. and. according to the will be made from the type of plays presented by this organization in ' ,, „ . , , ,, ,0, ,, . . . , . ... . _ . ; announcement of Manager Harry the past. Although the Show Shop is of high literary value, it is not ! „ , . . . , . , . , .____- . _ Holton, those who do not order a book highbrow in any sense of the word. This play, from the pen of James! ^ . ’ ., A A „ . . . , , . .. , , I at this time will not be able to do Forbes, ts a chain of humorous incidents, each more amusing than the I , j _____ : so later as no extra cop:es will be To the uninitiated back stage hap- MADfllTYC DIICDV TO Previous to the spring vacation the penings are shrouded in mystery. Few DUuD 1 1 U Glee Club will sing at the City Club people are familiar with the life that on March 5, at the Pasadena Women’s exists behind the scenes, the joys, |4« A P RhSK I I llR Club 011 February 27, and at Pomona and sorrows of the actors. The “Show ‘ llljiil/ 1 llLJu vLUl/ during Women’s Week. This coming , Shop" is a romance of typical Broad-Saturday evening, February 17, radio way cast. fans will be entertained with selections over the Times radio— K H J— by members of the Women's Glee Club. The program for the San Fernando concert is as follows: 1 “Trojan Marching: Song Wesson and Lanterman 2 “The Years at the Spring" Beach "Little Papoose” Sherwood 3 Violin Duet. Dorothy Cameron. Jane Kenicott 4 “Mah Lindy Lou” Strickland “Rig- Brown Bear” Manazuccf, 5 Soprano Solo: “Aria from Traviata” Blanche Pilmer fi “List the Cherubic Hosts’* 7 Dance Solo: “Pizzicato” Rosalind Williamson 8 “Fly Singing Bird. Fly” Elgar 9 Trio: "To a Wild Rose" Macdowell “On Music’s Wings” Mendelssohn Clara Smith. Dorothy Reel and Catharine Ginsberg- 10 Piano Solo. Mary Taylor 11 “Snow" Elgar 12 “Hail Alma Mater" “Alma Mnter” Besides these concerts, the Glee Club is at work on the opera. “The Spring Maid.” which is to be given the last part of this semester under the able direction of Professor Horatio Cogswell. forward being the big star. C aptain Nip McHose diminutive Steele (3) McBurney (2) Shipke (3) Substitutes: U. & C. -Rice (6) Boyer (15) Gerpheide Dorsey (2) •'**' Hawkins Stanford—Steffan for F. F. C. G. Nevers. U. S. C.—Wingate for Rice. ARGONAUTS TO MEET “Essays of a Biologist.” by Julian Huxley, will engage the attention of the Argonauts this evening, Thursday, at their regular bi-monthly meeting. The philosophers will gather in the seminar room, H 300, to hear and discuss the review presented by R. F. Howard. The time is 7:30. BAKST TO APPEAR IN ART PROGRAM Lecture in Bovard is the First Delivered by Designer on the Pacific Coast Leon Bakst, who fs to give an illustrated lecture in Bovard Auditorium Friday evening, February 15, at eight o’clock, is accredited with being the world’s greatest master of stage set-,:ng .decoration and costume designing. His lecture on Friday evening will be of interest to everyone, according to those acquainted with his work. It w Id be an exposition of harmony in color and line in motion. Audiences in other cities w’here he has appeared have been enthusiastic in praise of him, and a large attendance of U. S. C. students s expected. Art students are particularly invited to this lecture, which is the first Bakst has given on the Pacific Coast. Twenty-Two New Members are Voted In; To Hold Dinner On February 26 The feature of tonight’s production is a clever interpretation of a play within a play. A special rehearsal is Marquis Busby, associate editor of staged of “Dora's Dilemma. ’t Mrs. the Trojan, will head the U. S. C. Dean, an aggressive mother, coaches Press Cl :b next semester. Busby was her daughter, Bettina, in the art of elected at a meeting of the club Tues- how to “intrigue” gracefully. day noon. He has been a member of From start to finish the “Show the Trojan staff for three years and ,, . . .. „__, .__.. , .. ... . _ that we may put in the order for the Shop is of the stage, and for the was one of the editors of the summer ^ t t___ stage. The first act is in the office Trojan in 1921. Peggy Moore was of a theatrical magnate. The second elected vice-president, and Kling Stod- act is in a little hotel in a down state dart treasurer. The club also decid ordered . The ticket booth in the Associated Students’ Book Store and the ticket window in the Administration Building Arcade, will be open s othe students may subscribe for the annual. Books will sell for $4.50 of which $3.50 will be needed as a deposit. "We expect a greater sale than the El Rodeo enjoyed bast year,” said Harry Holton yesterday. “I^ast year was the El Rodeo's biggest year and we hope to eclipse the record set for the !924 book. We hop;? to close the sale within the next two weeks so covers at once. The staff has been working on the book every day since the beginning of school and have a town where “Dora's Dilemma” is be- ed to hold one of its regular month- pait of the work done. Al ing tried out on the dog. The last ly dinners on Tuesday evening. Feb-ith°ugh this year'S 500,4 wU1 be ond act is in the New York City apart- ruarv 26, at which time Harry Carr ment of the leading man. of the Los Angeles Times will prob- Special interest is being attached ably speak. New members voted in are: to the scenic equipment. Lance and Alma Harding, Chet Little, Dorothy Lute has never spared expense in the Crowley, Madge McConnell, Chet building of its stage sets. This was Mackie, Grady Setzler. Leo Cameron, made evident in “The Great Divide,” Helen Faulkner, Ralph Holly, Mar-produced last year. j jorie Hull. Harold Banks, Helen I^ance and Lute was founded in Scheuer. Freeman Hall. Rosaline Will- 1913. and was a purely inactive hon- iamson, Aubrey Irwin, Winifred Moul- orary organization for Juniors and trn. ' ctor Colburn. George C. Jordan. Seniors only up to 1921, when it ad- T>C:1 -Jenkins, Lee Conti. Mik<< El- (CONTINUED ON PAGE 4) ' ' ood and Carroll Houlgate. Gaws to Make Extended Trip Through America andEurope Dr. Allison (raw, head of the Eng- At Alabamn the Gaws will visit friends 'Lat the individual pictures may all islh Department, left Monday night, and wiU journey to North Carolina inrJudcd in the book. February 11, for the East, accompan- where Dr. Gaw is looking forward to ied by Mrs. Gaw. The Gaws will meeting Professor Coke of the Unitravel over the Southern Pacific Rail- versity of North Carolina. He will road, stopping at many places of in- study the progress in drama writing terest, along the way and after a at this institution, where many orig-tw<o months sojourn in New \ork will inal plays have been written by the sail for Europe, returning to Califor- students. At Washington, D. C. Dr. nia next September. Gaw is planning to do much work at This is Dr. Gaw s first vacation since the Congressional Library. Philadel-1911, the year he came to U. S. C. phia, which he says “has the proud hundred pages larger, there will be no advance in price, and we hope the students will boost the subscript on sale to such an extent that there wilt be no danger of 11s going in the hole.” The annual staff also issues a call for snapshots, cartoons and pen sketches. These should come in as soon as possible as they must be arranged before the book goes to press April 15. Arrangements should also be made with Ward for the taking of group pictures at once. Those who have not done so are asked to make reserva-t ons for space as soon as possible. A number of proofs are still uncalled for, fhe management announces. These should be called for and returned within a week in order A.W.S AND y. GIVES TEA TO NEW WOMEN STUDENTS Welcoming new woman students to the University of Southern California, Associated Women’s Student Body and Y. W. C. A. will enter- Besides being a much needed vaca- distinction of being my birthplace,” tain j°intly at an informal tea in tion this trip will give him an oppor- will be his next stop, then on to New the tTniversitl parlors this afternoon tunity to write three books, one on York where he will stay about two from three to five, the drama and two on poetics which months. He will spend seme time at have planned to make the he hopes to finish before his return Harvard where he will look intc tea an inforTnaI means of meeting to U. S. C. He also hopes to find drama writing progress. ^r!s who are on our °ampus this time to put the finishing touches on After their sojourn in the East the semester for the first time, and mak-a book on Shakespeare. While in Gaws will then sail for Europe where inS them feel at home,” says Mar-the East Dr. Gaw- expects to investi- they will visit France. Italy and Eng- Saret Clary, Social Chairman of A. ; gate the Little Theatre movements :and in particular. Mrs. Gaw, who is W. S. EXECUTIVE MEETING an(* I>ro£ress drama writing in president of the Browning Club in Decorations and refreshments Executive Committee will hold a the eastern universities. j»s Angeles, is looking forward to her which carry out the gaiety of Satnt. iroeting Monday vening, February 18. His first stop will be ac New Or- visit to Browning’s grave. The Gaws Valentine's day and an interesting at 7:30, in the University Parlors, in- leans where he will visit the Little will be absent eight months. Dr. Gaw program will feature the afternoon stead of Tuesday even r.g, the regular Theatre, one of the best known com- resuming his position at U. S. C. next of friendliness to which all women time, because of the basketball game, munity theatres in the United States. September. are invited.
|Title||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 15, No. 50, February 14, 1924|
|Description||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 15, No. 50, February 14, 1924.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
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