The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 16, No. 36, January 06, 1925
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Seventeen School Days Left of Semester t(ic South California <JAN Sherwood Eddy Speaks First Tomorrow Volume XVI Los Angeles, California, Tuesday, January 6, 1925 Number [INTERNATIONAL DEBATE HELD I IN AUDITORIUM NEXT WEEK Prohibition Subject of Debate Between Southern Califor-I nia-Oxford; Mayor Cryer To Preside At Affair RELIGION SCHOOL TO HEAR MALIN JUNIOR FARCE TO PACK AUDITORIUM When Oxford Colley of England sends her representatives to this coun-I try on January 15 to debate the team presented by the Univrsltv of Southern I California on the subject. Resolved: That this house is opposed to the spirit of prohibition, the interested public will have an opportunity of witnessing the most thrilling forensic contest enacted in the West for a number of years. I Each team is considered as the most argumentative machine that its respec-I ive college has been able to produce this year, and it is onl' by dint ot the I intensest drilling and coaching possible that it has been whipped into condition for the meeting in Bovard Auditorium; Ion the night of January 15. The event will be looked upon by I most people as the airing of the opinions held by the thinkers of each na tion represented and for that reason wil! be exceptionally interesting. The [material will necessarily have to be taken from newspaper editorials, and current magazines which are in reality only mirrors of the thoughts of the nation’s thinkers. The subject. Resolved: That this house is opposed to the principles of prohibition, is interesting for the reason that both nations do not have prohibition. and that the ti-am represen-ing the nation having it is arguing in favor, and the team representing the nation not having prohibition is arguing on the negative side. This fact will not only give the debaters more material hut will give the people of each nation an idea of why the people on the other side take their stand regarding prohibition. It is also interesting because of the way in which it is stated. In England, all debates are judged by the decision of the entire house instead of the decision rendered by two or three preappointed judges, therefore the wording of the question. The personnel of the British team will be Malcolm MacDonald, son of Ramsay MacDonald, the former premier of Great Britain. J. C. Woodruff, and H. C. Hollis. This team is said to be the very best in the entire British Empire as it was chosen from among the 200 aspirants to the trip to the United States as represetatives of Oxford College, and as Oxford Col- (CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR) Pat Malin graduate of'the University of Pennsylvania, will speak to the next meeting of the School of Religion club on Thursday, January 8 in the Y Hut at 7:30 P. M. Mr. Malin was president of the Senior hororarv society while in college, a fraternity leader, and editor of their school paper. He is Sherwood Eddy's secretary and Mr. Eddy says of him ,"He is a better speaker than I/’ Miss Lyndel Atwater will play several of her favorite piano selections. The club 'will welcome all university students whether members or not. SHERWOOD EDDY Famous lecturer who will speak to Southern California students in Chapel Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Wednesday night he will again deliver an address in Bovard Auditorium. STAFF MEETING TODAY AT NOON $1000 BAD CHECK LOSS AT A. S. STORE SPEECH SCHOOL GIVES NEW PLAY WveraJ plays will be Reduced by i students of the School of Speech of the University of Southern California this month. Miss Tacie Mae Hanna, i in charge of the class in high school dramatics, plans to present four one-act plays on the evening of January 16 at the Touchstone Theater. The plays include one by Michael J. Phillips, who is expected to be present at the production. Miss Hanna, who specializes in work for teachers of higli-school dramatics, will supervise. A group of students, directed by Miss Florence Hubbard, will produce, several one-act plays before the Santa! Paula W’oman's Club on January 19.. One of the plays, Gilbert Canan’s ( "Everybody's Husband”, will be the work of Zeta Phi Eta dramatic sorority. “The Queen's Messenger” by J. Hartley Manners, is to be given by the class in advanced dramatics. Reservation Requests Already Being Received For Seven Keys to Baldpate The demand for seats for the Junior play, “Seven Keys to Baldpate”, to be presented January 22, has already begun, according to Ell worth Ross, production manager. Although the tickets have not yet been placed on sale, reservations are already pouring in. Announcement of the opening of the ticket sale at the Associated Students Store and at Wurlitzer’s downtown, will be made at an early date. Mr. Ross attributes the early rush for tickets to the direct mail advertising methods employed, and to the posters placed in various clubs and public libraries of the city. The cast for the production have been rehearsing throughout the holiday season to insure a perfect presentation of George M. Cohan's mystery melodrama , and are making rapid progress, according to-Miss Florence Hubbard, who is directing the play. The play itself needs no introduction, having proved one of the best that Cohan has done. It is essentially a “thriller”, and the immediate success which greeted its initial presentation on Broadway brought forth a host of similar mystery plays, such as "The Bat”, “The Cat and the Canary”, and “The Rear Car”. “Seven Keys to Baldpate” is held by critics to be a model thriller .holding the interest in a seemingly impenetrable mystery ,and giving occasional comedy relief through the medium of clever dialogue. Five Dollars Set As Limit For Checks; Checks Will Be Inspected Due to the loss of approximately $1000 during the last month on bad checks passed at the students store Dean, IA Fisk, manager, has inaugurated a new rule which will protect both the students and the store. From now on, no checks of more than 5 dollars will be cashed, and these only with the O. K. of Mrs. Poetker in the ticket booth. “This ruling had to be made”, states Mr. Fisk, “as the store was losing great sums of money every week. We would be glad to continue cashing larger chacks as in the past, but it is impossible for us to go on losing money.” Mr. Fisk further stated that there were not only bad checks from outsiders but, a number of students as well. Mrs. Poetker has also opened an information bureau in the store where, she will answer all questions pertaining to the school and campus. GIVEN NEW DEGREE A cable gram received from President von KleinSmid brings the information that the honorary degree of Philosopher of Humanities was conferred on him by the National University of Chile. during his short visit at that institution. He was also elected president of the educational division of the Pan-American Scientific Congress meeting at Lima. Peru, to which he went as representative of the United States. Thirty million pounds of yarn, valued at $27,000,000 were brought into this country last year. Men Of Renown Speak To Delegations At Asilomar By JACK BURMAN Deadlv frankness and the sincerity , what he teaches and who would give with which the delegates spoke, might ; away everything so that another might truly be called the “spirit of Asilomar” | be saved,” said George Jordan one of of the annual convention which took the delegates. place at Asilomar, California, the week | The convention was conducted in a of December 27-January 3, 1925. The j creditable and systematized manner. important discussions in its notwortby , Breakfast was served at seven, fol- effect on the attending students. Such lowed by grouping the students into was the opinion of the twenty-eight U. small divisions of six or eight led by s C students who attended the an-! student leaders. From 8:10 to 9 these ^ j groups discussed important questions “Ua (, tho ' including the study of Christianity and The addresses of the ween were . , , ..__ i , c^ru;nnH iwdv its application to modern daily living. «rivpn bv men such as Sherwood t,aay, f given dj m , f. At nine o'clock the general conference tie interna,.ona> and^Lscussion place. Harrison who ga\e a la aga . |‘‘Sunnv'r EUiot of the Union Theologic- of war; Bishop McConn^I ^ Tork acted in the nnsed the steel trust and materially P° . , . ov™,- shift ■ capacity of chairman and leader. Mr. aided in bringing a ou e . Eiliot ig one of the famous leaders who for coal mini ib g*Ve Charles are now revolutionizing the methods of lecture on the steel ' approach to Bible studies. Coleman a proimm n pasadena In the8e dai,y meetings were “held the north and Dr Dean ^ Pasade . ^ ^ discussions Qn gex were also amongst e relations, commercialized athletics, -Perhaps the greatest speaker an 1 alumiii interference, class-room hon-one who will not be forgotten by an. indifference to religion, liquor, of the convention delegates wa? thi the different fraternities. At 11:00 great Kagawa, the outstanding Chr b | ^ ^ was a short recess, many making ian leader in Japan, a man who typifies (continued on page FOUR) THIRD OF LECTURE SERIES DELIVERED BY DR. WANN Dr. Wann conducted the third meeting of the course of free lectures on contemporary leaders of literary thought, held the week before vacation. “Revolt From the Village in American Fiction” was the title of the lecture. Dr. Wann sketched briefly the change in attitude of writers from the idealization to the revolt of the village and its life. He took up the period of the complacent attitude toward the village, wherein the simple town life was pictured as a thing of beauty, citing Goiismith’s “Deserted Village” as typical. The revolt, led by American authors, began with Edgar Lee Masters' “Spoon River Anthology.” Selections from Sinclair Lewis’ “Mainstreet” and “Babbitt” were read as examples of the change. He also gave extracts from ihe “Miss Lulu Bett" and “Faint Perfume” of Zona Gale. Professor Cooke will deliver the fourth lecture of the series this afternoon at 2:30 in room H. 206. His subject will be on Joseph Conrad entitled “Joseph Conrad as Interpreter of Human Character.” Everyone interested is invited to attend the meeting and | those having off-campus friends who , care to come are urged to bring them, : as the lectures are open to all. SHERWOOD EDDY WILL SPEAK HERE International Secretary of the Y. M. C. A. Will Appear Wednesday and Thursday in Chapel Sherwood Eddjr, distinguished International Secretary of the Y. M. C. A. will be the featured speaker in chapel Wednesday and Thursday. Mr. Eddyr is a Yale graduate. Willard Schurr, president of the Y. M. C. A heard Mr. Eddy at Asilomar and gave a few sidelights on his character and achievements. “Mr. Eddy’s father was a very wealthy engineer and Sherwood fully intended following his profession. A decided change in his character caused him to devote his life to philanthropic work and when his father died, his mother, his two brothers and himself devoted ihe interest from the capital of the business to charitable purposes." Hi- is a most fascinating speaker, according to Mr. Schurr. His carriage is ordinary but when he begins talking his vivid personality and intenseness in his theme causes the listener to allow himself no distraction other than the speaker’s trend of thought. Mr. Eddy ha? been a missionary in India and China. He is especially interested in youth movements all over the worl i and in Universal Peace. Y. W. C. A. TO HEAR MRS. EDDY SPEAK PRE-LEGALS WILL HOLD SEMI-ANNUAL ELECTION Pre-Legal students of the University will hold their last regular meeting for the semester Wednesday evening at 7 o’clock in room 206, Hoose Hall. Wil-; lard Brown, president, announces that I •> special speaker has been secured for I the occasion by Professor Harleyr. WTal-I ter P. Purst, prominent downtown j lawyer and attorney will relate some of the most interesting of his experi-i ences in the legal field, to the mem-I bers of the society. | Officers for next semester are to be elected at this meeting and plans will I be completed for the big annual banquet which is scheduled on the twen-| tyT-first of this month. All political science and history students are invited to come out for the special speaker. Mrs. Sherwood Eddy, as speaker at the five o'clock discussion group of the Y. W. C. A. on Thursday afternoon, will present an added attraction to the usual interest of the weekly meeting. The regular meeting of the organiza-! tion on Wednesday afternoon will be omitted this week to add enthusiasm for the supper meeting on Thursday afternoon and a large crowd is expected to welcome the wife of G. Sherwood Eddy, world famous exponent of peace. The invitation to the supper meeting is cordially extended to include all campus women. Those expecting to attend are asked by the committee in charge to sign up at the Y \V, building. Plans for Newspaper Day will be completed at the second staff meeting of the semester to be held in the Trojan office at 12:10 today. Plans for a staff reorganization will also be discussed. “If Newspaper Day is to be the success it has been in past years it will be necessary for every member of the Press Club and Trojan staff to cooperate,” said Marquis Busby, editor of the Trojan. "Although the meeting is important, it will be a brief one so that all members may be present.” NEWSPAPER DAY INVITATIONS SENT Eighty High Schools Invited To Annual Newspapermen's Gathering Invitations have been sent to eighty Southern California high schools and to fifty editors of leading Southern California daily papers to be the guests of the University of Southern California at the third annual newspaper day, January 15. ( A full program has been planned for the day beginning with registration in charge of the members of Pi Delta Epsilon Honorary journalism fraternity', who will also act as hosts to the guests throughout the day'. Speakers for the day have been chosen from the Southern California Editorial Association but the list has not yet been announced by Professor Marc N1. Goodnow, of the journalism department. All speeches will be made in Bovard Auditorium. At noon a luncheon will be given to the guests by the University under the supervision of Sigma Women’s journalism sorority. In the early afternoon there will be a few speakers, and at three o’clock the Alpha Chi Alpha, women’s honorary journalism sorority will entertain with a tea dansant at the Alpha Gamma Delta house, 908 W. 35th Place. The music for this dance will be furnished by the Press Club. Press Club will be in charge of the program for the day. It is expected that one hundred fifty guests will be present. ‘The purpose of newspaper day” said Marqquis Busby, Trojan editor in an interview yesterday, “is to acquaint the managers and editors of high school papers with members of the Southern California Editorial Assicia-toion and to further their interest in journalism work and encourage them to pursue the work at institutions of higher learning.” In the past two years. Newspaper Day has been regarded as one of the red letter days on the Southern California Campus, and the committee plans that this shall be no exception. EIGHT WEARERS OF CARDINAL AND GOLD CLOSE GRID CAREER University of Missouri Tigers Go Down To Defeat in 20-7 Score in Post-Season Game * Christmas Day Playing the same brand of football that made the U. S. C.-Syracuse contest one of the greatest inter-sectional games ever staged, the Trojan Varsity submerged the University of Missouri Tigers under a 20-7 score, on Christmas Day and brought to close one of the Trojan's most successful gridiron seasons. The Missourians, a team of no little importp.nee in mid-western football circles, and conqueror of Chicago, champions of the Big Ten gridiron conference, proved a representative squad, but more than met their match in the rejuvenated Trojan machine. Q The passing of eight of the Cardinal \\ MANUSCRIPTS DUE APOLLIAD SOON Best of Work Will be Presented in Touchstone Theatre in March i —vo •* —* i Friday, January 9 all manuscripts are due for the Apolliad. One-act plays, short stories, poetry’, art wTork, essays and music compositions are acceptable | running of Otto Anderson, behind the and it is hoped that the Christmas va- splendid line work of Holly Adams, cation inspired many. A sealed en-j Busty Dupuy and Norm Anderson, velope in which the name of manu- closed their respective gridiron careers scripts, pen name, and real name and jn a blaze of glory. and gold heroes, stood out in the missouri contest. Headed by “The greatest Trojan of them all,” Captain Johnny Hawkins, the graduating players played the final game of their career. No better passing has ever been witnessed in the Coliseum, than that of Big Chief Newman, who shot his last forward pass to Hayden Phythian, who also made his last touchdown for his Alma Mater. The plunging of Johnny Riddle, and end address of author is enclosed, should accompany the manuscript. The pen name should appear on the manuscript and envelope. Critics of recognized ability" will be invited to a program in Touchstone Theatre in March when the Apolliad will offer the work of the artists for criticism. Admittance to the first performance will be by invitation only. Dr. Gaw, Tacie Mae Hanna and Miss Elizabeth Yoder will be glad to see people interested in submitting work and to give further information. “Dont fail to put the finishing touches on your creative effort and submit it this week, ’says Miss Yoder of the School of Speech. ‘ From present indications we shall have ample material for an excellent program. It is the plan to have students of the School of Speech present the numbers. In preparing the program we shall work with the authors. We anticipate a delightful experience for us all.” It was Dr. Gaw. an enthusiastic supporter of this movement, who suggested the name “Apolliad.” He says it is a tribute to Apollo who was quite some creative genius in his day. This movement to give creative art a new impetus in the university is offering an excellent opportunity to students in that critics capable of appreciating the merit of the offering | will be present, successful a firs terial offered will be publish annual event established. Coach Elmer C. Henderson, and bis capable staff of assistants, Bill Hunter, Leo Calland, and “Sturzy’’ Sturzenegger, presented a remodeled football machine in the Trojjans closing games. The sqquad was an entirely different one than that which started the 1924 season, and their playing, replaced them as one of the country’s big football products. Opening the season with an overwhelming 78-6 victory over the California Tech Varsity, the Trojan players, fell into a slump, the following week, and were only able to sqqueeze over a 14-0 win on the Pomona College crew. The latter team, however proved to be one of the best of the minor colleges and won the Southern California College Conference with a clean slate. PH. D. PROSPECTS MUST TAKE TEST Announcement is made by Dean Rockwell D. Hunt of the Graduate School to the effect that the next opportunity for prospective candidates for the Ph. D. degree to take their qualifying tests in the reading knowledge of French and German is scheduled for Friday, January 30th. Ac- d and an Assembly Schedule Is Changed For Sherwood Eddy SORORITY BASKETBALL FINALS ARE THIS WEEK Once more the battle for basketball honors is on and among the games which have been scheduled for this week are Delta Gamma vs. Delta Pi on Monday, and Delta Delta Delta vs. Alpha Chi Omega on Wednesday. The Pan-Hellenic basketball games are attracting a great deal of attention, eight having been played before Christmas. Each sorority will meet every opponent twice . Alpha Chi Omega, 21. Alpha Gamma Delta, 13. TICKETS OFFERED FOR AWARDING ling to the regulations of the Grad-ir the plans prove I e Sch(K)1 m stu(lHll may be tor■ volume ot the ma- j maI[y l0 candidacy for the doctorate who has not first absolved the language requirements. Those interested should apply at the Dean’s office for permit to take the tests, which will be given in the offices of the French and German Departments, respectively. One other opportunity to take the language tests will be given this academic year (Friday ,May 8). Regular preliminary examinations for admission to candidacy for the Ph. D. degree will be conducted later in the month of May). It is understood that a number of students representing several departments will present themselves. The society under whose auspices David Starr Jordan will be awarded the $25,000 peace prize in Bovard Auditorium January 16th, have offered to give a limited number of seats to a members of the University faculty. Members of the faculty who wish to attend are asked to get in touch with Miss Wickham in the Executive office before the end of the week. Delta Delta Delta, 118. Alpha Epsilon Phi,11. Phi Mu, 37. Kappa Alpha Theta, 15. PRESIDENTS MEET There will be a meeting of the Class Presidents Association Wednesday at 12:45 in the office of the Student Body President. All class presidents, past and present, are hereby given notice to be present Don Cameron. As previously announced by the Y. M. C. A., Sherwood Eddy will speak to u. S. C. students in assembly on Wednesday and Thursday of this week, January 7 and 8. The lower division assembly' will be held at 10:00 Thursday ins.tead of Tuesday; and lower division classes scheduled for 10:00 Thursday will meet at 10:00 Tuesday. Upper division assembly willl be on Wednesday as usual. In order to give Mr. Eddy more time, the assembly Committee has voted the following change of class hours, to be in effect both Wednesday and Thursday: Assembly period ...............10:00—11.10 j Following period .............. 11:15—12:00 Next period —........—........ 12:05—12:50 Afternoon classes at regular hours. KARL T. WAUGH, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. Delta Gamma, 21. Delta Pi, 25. Pi Beta Phi, 13. Zeta Tau Alpha, 8. Alpha Gamma Delta, 10. Alpha Chi Omega, 17. Delta Delta Delta, 37. Alpha Epsilon Phi, 9. Kappa Delta, 38. Iota Sigma Theta, 4. ARGONAUTS The next meeting of the philosophy cilub will be of unusual interest not only to members but also to visitors, the general public being cordially invited. Mr. Getsinger, an archeologist, will give an illustrated lecture on “The Origin of Early Script.” The club will meet Thursday, Jan. 8th at 7:30, in Room 206. Schedule of Examinations Given Out By Registrar Final examinations will begin Wed- : There will be no vacation between se- mesters as has previously been the nesday, January 28, and will run mesle,s as ndS . j' atknnnA 1 custom and registration for the second through the week to the following term wm begin Thursday, Feb. 5. Reg- Wednesday, Feb. 4, as reported from uiar classes commence the following the Registration office yesterday. Monday. Examination Day Wednesday, January 28. Thursday, January 29 Friday, January 30......... Saturday, January 31..... Monday, February 2....... Tuesday, February 3. Wednesday, February 4..11.00 T. Th. Examination Hour 9:00 A. M. to 12:00 For classes reciting 9:00 M. T. W. Th. F. or M. W. F. 10:00 T. Th. 10 ;00 M. T. Th., M. W. Th or M. Th. 9:00 T. Th. 11:00 M. T. W. Th. F. or M. W. F. 2:15 T. Th. Examination Hour 1:30 to 4:30 For classes reciting 2:15 M. T. W. Th. F. or M. W. F. 8:00 T. Th. .8:00 M. T. W. Th. F. or M. W. F. 1:15 T. Th. 1:15 M. T. W. Th. F. or M. W. F. 12:00 M. T. W. Th. F. or M. W. F. 12:00 T. Th. Examinations will be held in the rooms in which the classes recite. Examinations for all Saturday and Late Afternoon Classes will be held at the regular recitation time. M.; W.; F.; M. W.; M. F.; or W. F. classes will be examined at the same time as M. W. F. classes. T.; Th.; T. Th. F.; or M. T. Th. classes will be examined at the same time as the T. Th. classes.
|Title||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 16, No. 36, January 06, 1925|
Seventeen School Days
Left of Semester