The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 16, No. 12, October 16, 1924
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Are You Going To Hear Chamlee Tonight? ifcSoutM California <JAN Time To Start Saving For The Calif. Game Vol. XVI Los Angeles, California, Thursday, October 16, 1924 Number 12 ARIO CHAMLEE HOMECOMING CONCERT TONIGHT E 0 XFORD^ UNIVERSITY WILL DEB A TE OXFORD UNIVERSITY OF ENGLAND ON LOCAL DEBATE SCHEDULE Ned Lewis, Barber, and Brennan to Debate On Principal Of Prohibition, Subject of Current Interest To Nation Predictions that 1924 would prove one of the greatest years in Trojan debating were brought to a grand climax yesterday with the announcement by Ray Brennan, debate manager, that the Oxford University of England had been put on the local schedule and that the Trojan debaters will oppose the strong Oxford team on January 8 in Bovard Auditorium. The meeting was arranged following a series of telegrams, cablegrams, letters, etc, from Brennan and Coach Nichols to the Oxford authorities and those in charge feel that the U. S. C. students can feel proud that the two teams can ?ther. come to According to Coach Alan Nichols, the Trojan team will be composed of Neil I>?v^, William S. Barber and Bernard Brennan. The subject, “Resolved, That This House is Opposed to the Principle of Prohibition,’ is one of current interest to everyone and it is expected by those in charge that a large number of outsiders as well as students will plan to attend. The Oxford debators will try to prove to this country that the principle of prohibition is an infringement on the clause which states that “this is a free country.’’ while Troy will uphold the national constitution in this respect. All of the Trojan debators have had previous experience and Coach Nichols feels that the decision, which will be of audience variety, will go to U. S. C. Ned Lewis, president of the Associated Students, last year’s debate manager, member of Delta Sigma Rho, Skull and Dagger, and Sigma Sigma fraternities, who will be the first speaker, has taken part in 18 colle giate debates in his career on the Trojan debate squad and will no doubt do his part to bring glory to Troy William S. Barber, now a student at Law school, captain of the debate! CAMPUS CUES! WE io mi 5 FIRST UNIVERSITY GET TOGETHER ON SATURDAY Four Campus Fraternity Houses Open for Informal Dance Affair SCORE BROADCASTED Host in Charge of Each House to See That Stag Line Keeps Moving New System is Proposed to Eliminate the Endless Campaigns October 27 to 29 will be busy days upon the campus. These three days will mark the campaign for the Campus Chest Fund, which has been established io do away with the multitude of tag days and drives, and to give to each organization the amount necessary to carry on its work without making periodic appc-als to the sympathy of the student body. The Campus Chest Committee,js a sub-committee of the Executive Committee and carefully considers the budget of each organization which desires to secure money through the Chest Fund. This insures a proper distribution of funds to worthy causes and protects the student from impositions and waste. The money will po to those organizations which a*e of direct benefit to the student body. A material saving will be effected under the Chest plan. All the energy. Rill has taken part in 21 intercollegiate debates, 1G of (CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR) ..me, and money expended by each squad and otherwise prominent In j individual society on its v«»~*'ui«s csm-school activities, will be the second | pa-;gns are to be combined in one drive Trojan speaker. Bill has taken part j thus saving a larger percenrtige of each dollar collected and giving the student a rest from the never-ending drives of previous years. Proof of the success of the Chest plan is seen in its adoption by numerous cities throughout the country. Communities have found it to be satis factory in every way and the pub- INSPIRING RALLY HELD AT STATION Hawkin and Coach Henderson Tell of Determination To Win lie ha>- welcomed the relief from tag As the train slowly pulled away from the Southern Pacific station Tuesday evening and as the strains of the Alma Mater died away one could notice by close inspection of the thirty-five faces on the rear platform of the moving train a determination— a determination to win. There were over fifteen hundred of the Trojan student body at the station to bid the team good bye. Ferhaps it entered in the minds of the students that it is spirit behind the team that £ives the final initiative for the winning touch-down. The crowd assembled in the main corridor shortly after seven o'clock. From that time until seven-thirty under the able leadership, as many said, of Hank McCann, yells were> given for the departing players. About ' jten minutes before the train left, I McCann gave the word that a limited number would be allowed on the tracks. Everyone wrent out, and everyone tried to or did snake hands with his or her pariiular friend on the team. The team congregated on the observation platform. It was ■ through the efforts of the rally committee that Captain Hawkins spoke, j “Jahn" gave a short talk on the coming game, and as someone said, “I think he is too overcome to talk much.” A chant went up. “We want Henderson,” “We want Henderson,” and from the depths of t-he train some of the well-knownn student body officers persuaded Coach Henderson to appear. His talk, to the point said, “We will win!” Henry McCann must have had some arrangement with the engineer of the train. Nothing, many said, could have days and drives. The Chest Fund Committee believes that the student body will recognize the saving to them and support the I movement whole-heartedly. It is essential that the campaign be a success in order to kep up the work of the various campus organizations who are dependent upon student contributions and prevent a return to the old svstem of individual drives. Who’s who and why will be forgotten next Saturday night at ihe alluniversity progressive when four of the largest campus fraternity houses along Twenty-eighth street will be op-| ened for the first big dance of the se-! mester, and high and mighty celeb-I rities will lose their identity in the mixup of cut-ins and robber dances. Saturday night has been chosen by the committee as the night for the danee instead of Friday for the all .sufficient reason that Saturday is the day of the Oregon football game, and the dance will be a celebration of the Trojan victory in the first conference game of the season. Leased wire service direct from the game has been secured by president of the student body, Ned Lewis, which w'ill give earliest final report of the game together with all details. These reports will be broadcasted through the crowd at the dance, heightening the gaiety of the affair and, according to Martha Smith and her committees in charge, adding the necessary element to make the dance one o fthe most hilarious victory celebrations in student history. INFORMALITY KEYNOTE Strict informality continues to be the keynote of the plans for the affair, releasing both men and co-eds from the necessity of a formal introduction. Plaid flannels and swreaters and sport skirts will be the accepted garb for women w'hile men are expected to appear in the usual campus regalia of cords, balloon trousers, et cetera. Music such as in guaranteed to | come from the souls and saxophones I of the presiding campus syncopators j will be the I&test and most popular j dance hits released for the amuse- j ment of the moron intelligence of col- j lege studes and otherwise, and will j start promptly at eight continuing j without noticeable interruption until j midnight. A host has been secured to take charge of each fraternity house and i will be on hand during the entire evening to maage the crowds, isuring everybody a rip-roaring good time. Delta Gamma, Pi Beta Phi, Lambda Psi, and Xi Psi Phi are the houses to which every U. S. C. student from i frosh to graduate, and liberal arts to \ professironal are invited on Saturday, October 18, with the only requisites for admission being student cards,! I sport garb, and no date*5 Reports of Oregon Game to Come Over Special Wire Through the efforts of Graduate manager, Gynn Wilson and the Rally committee of the associated student body a special leased wire from the field of play at Portland to the Coliseum will bring play-by-play reports to the Trojan at the Santa Clara Oxy game. In order not to interfere with the game in progress in the Coliseum, a special section will be reserved. By the use of loud speakers those interested can look at the game in progress and listen to the reports of the game in Portland. HFR F FORMER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MAN RETURNS TO ALMA MATER HOME-COMING DAY A REALITY; SET ,6 ANNUAL ELECTIONS AT LAW SCHOOL Much Excitement Enlivens Annual Political Doings Of Lawyers Day to Honor Grads" Custom in Many of the Eastern Colleges TWO DAYS PLANNED U. S. C.-Syracuse Game is to be Main Feature of the ‘ Grad'’ Day Home Coming Day is at last a reality. For the past few years, many of the faculty and alumni have wanted one day a year set apart on which to honor the old “grads,” as is the custom in many eastern colleges. December 6 will be the first annual Home Coming Day at U. S. C. While plans at the present time are confused and indefinite, it is believed that two days will be used for the event and the main feature will be the U. S. C.-Syrc;fuse game. EARBER FROSH PREXY Junior Class Fills Two Offices by Default; Dolley Athletic Chairman BY PAUL ZIEGLER The law school held its annual election of class officers on Tuesday, and for the- first time since the opening of school the aspiring politicians will be able to sleep at night. The election followed closely the lines of national politics; a great deal of excitement enlivened the campaign, and about one-half of the student-body cast their ballots. The frosh developed a hot contest. Four candidates fought it out for On Friday night a banqquet is j discussed for Campus activities. 1 planned for the Armory in Exposition j For the last three w^eeks a battle park, where each class will have a; royal has been taking place among I separate table. During the banquet, j yell leader aspirants. Members of campus organizations will furnish ihe Executive Committee have been music and entertainment which is to i present at all try-outs of the “boys to be followed by an alumni rally and be.” After careful elimination and the Pajamarino on Bovard field. I judging of the merits of each aspir- Saturday morning the various fra-i ant, the Executive Committee has ! ternities and sororities will have a chosen Paul Elrnquist and Burdette i parade composed of floats from each Henney to be the assistants of Hank house. This is to be followed by a j McCann, King Trojan yell-master, program in the auditorium. Although one of the most popular I After the game, fraternities and I anri active organizations on the cam-j sororities will have open house in j pUs, the U. S. C. Glee Club has not honor of their returned alumni then j been a recognized Student Body group the Senior dance will be the climax until its petition for recognition was of the day. > accepted Tuesday evening by the Ex- it is thought that alumni from all I ecutive Committee. Horace Judson parts of the United State will arrive! was recommended by the Glee Club to see thoir Alma Mater again and Nominating Committee for the posi- president, after the withdrawal of Ray! to helP make this Jay a tradition that j tion of manager of the club. _ Brockman, Bill Barber, known on the! wil1 be f°llowed as it is at \ale where j All student dramatic productions More Material Wanted for Larg- Achille Alberti Persuaded Young Tenor to Abandon College Athletics For Study Toward Grand Opera Career BY CATHERINE POTTER Mario Chamlee, world renowned tenor, will sing in Bovard Auditorium tonight for the benefit of the Trojan statue fund. In 1913, Mr. Chamlee left I . S. C., a man who served his University on the gridiron and sang in the glee club. Today he returns to the city of his birth, heralded as a famous tenor, one whose voice critics declare to be the equal of the Caruso voice. Last year Mario Chamlee returned to Los Angeles and received an ovation of welcome unprecedented in the musical world. An honorary degree Master of Music, was conferred upon him by his Alma Mater; the mayor C and the president of the Chamber of Commerce sent him telegrams of welcome and a group of his former co-stars of the gridiron welcomed him as he stepped from the train. ALBERTI SEES CHAMLEE How the great tenor came from the position of glee club man to leading tenor in the Metropolitan Opera company is Ions but interesting. It was Achille Alberti who persuaded the young tenor to study for the stage and started him on his operatic career. The war interrupted Mario Cham-lee’s career and although he is a native born American, he volunteered early and went overseas to join the Italian army with which he served throughout the war. After the war he toured America with the Scotti Opera Company with Miss Farrar and Scoctti and then was secured by the Metropolitan Opera Company to fill the vacancy caused by Caruso’s death. His operatic debut was with the La Scala Opera Company of Los Angeles and now he returns home triumphant. Saturday. Mr. Chamlee will sing in (CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR) I FILLED AT MEETING Assistant Yell Leaders Chosen; Glee Club Recognized by Executive Heads As a result of the semi-monthly meeting of the U. S. C. Executive Committee held Tuesday evening, several important appointments to student positions were made and plans TOM WAMP OUT BEFORE CAL GAME campus for his debating and oratori- her aIumni make Home Coming Day I are to be under the management of ca1 ability, finallv winning after a I ^e most important day in the year; one man this year. Ellsworth Ross i close battle. D. Smith was elected aud feeble* white-haired old men from j was appointed to this position. Executive Committeeman, and Ray I some class in the toities get together j Further plans for the carrying on Brennan won a place on tne Oratori- i an(* sing son»s that they knew ; 0f the Campus Chest campaign were faTcomnZe The other o®ces were -er ha.f a century «. in competi-1 ou,llned and disenssed. filled without contest, Miss Siegliff as Vice-President, H. Hunt as Secretary -Treasurer, C. Nason as Athletic Committeeman, and Ruggles as Sergeant-at-Arms being the only candidates for their respective offices. The Junior class filled only two offices by default, Chet Dolley being elected Athletic Committeeman, and B. Gifford Oratorical Committeeman by this method. L. Friis was elected President of the class after a loose two-sided contest, and Kendra Hamil- Speaker at Tuesday Chapel Tells j ford ton is again Vice-President of the Necessity for Much Self class. Harry Wimsett as Secretary est Wamp Ever Published tion with the young under-grads of the present day. The committee which is working on the plans is composed of faculty members and students from every college in the university. DR. PATTON GIVES TALK ON CULTURE CHOICE SEATS HELD FOR ANNUAL GAME Student Ticket to Count as $1.00 Toward a $2.00 Ticket U. S. C. GLEE CLUB SINGS OCTOBER 26 LKTURE GiyEfj BY ARCHITECT CLUB Treasurer, P. McGiffin as Sergeant-at-Arms, and Frank Hennessy as Executive Committeemen, were all overwhelmingly victorious. Sacrifice Dr. Carl Patton of the First Congregational Church was the speaker for chapel Tuesday. His topic, “Culture and Self-Sacrifice,” brought out I>eslie L. Heap, an outstanding stu- j many new and interesting aspects, dent of the Senior class, will head j “Culture without self-sacrifice is that aggregation of brilliant minds j void, because then it is not given out, Tickets for the California and Stan-ames went on sale Tuesday I morning in the book store at a cost j of $2.00 each. Student ticket books j are not good for admission but a dol-1 Iar reduction will be made to book | owners. At the California game to be held in I Berkeley on November the first, the choice seats on the west side of the field have been reservd for U. S. C. Men Will Make First Appear- j ance at Oakmont Country Club L'niversity of Southern California’s Glee Club will make its first appearance Sunday. October 2G. when it will sing at the Oakmont Country Club in Glendale. Twenty men, members of last year’s club, will go out to Glendale, Horace Judson. newly appointed manager, stated yesterday. Members of the glee club have been invited to spend the day at the coun Illustrated Lecture on the Use of Terra Cotta Featured at Meeting An illusti’afed lecture on the use of plastic materials of glazed terra cotta was featured at the meeting of the Architectural Club Thursday afternoon. The lecture carried through the entire process from the erand recomla- try club to play golf, and each man [ tion to glazing and burning and was may bring a girl. The U. S. C. men and women will be seated at one table during dinner. Judson said. Judson’s petition to become manager of the glee club was accepted by the executive committee Tuesday evening. The names of the men se- during their final year, as President. John O'iver will represent the class on the Executive Committee, and Glenn Hartranft on the Athletic Committee. The above positions were the only ones contested for, the following being elected without opposition: Ruth Hudson, Vice-President; Joe Horton, Secretary: R. Riddle, Oratorical Committeeman, and Don Holt, Treasurer. The position of Sergeant-at-Arms is still unfilled, the election having resulted in a tie between Mrs. Atchley and J. Lamar Butler. followed by the showing of sides of terra, cotta buildings which emphasized the imporptant of this substance as a light and durable material. The first design problems of the year will be judged next Thursday evening and a group of distinguished lected for this year's glee club are architects have been fhosen to act as to be announced within a few days, i”1'- The judges will be H. E. Ray MacDonald, president, stated ves- N.ckerson, secretary of Allied Archi-terday tects, D. Whitmer, educational secre- __tary of the Allied Architects, C. R. Johnson, professor of junior and senior design, S. N. Spalding, and Jess Stanton. At the conclusion of judg- NOTICE Ray MacDonald requests that all j been more perfectly timed as the train men who have signed up for stage ment a banquet will be held. Jess slowly moved out of the station at work meet him back-stage at 2 o’clock Stanton will be the speaker of the the close of the Alma Mater. j today. I evening. DATES SET The dates for the “make up” examinations are Friday, November 21st from 1:15 to 4:00 o’clock and Saturday, November 22nd from 9:00 to 12:00 o’clock in room 107 of the Science building. Students desiring to take these examinations should see the instructor in whose course the ex-aination is desired. A fee must be paid at the Business Office and the receipt presented to the assistant in charge of the examination. (Signed) THERON CL\RK, Registrar and is useless. Also, self-sacrifice ; students. Every man is entitled to one i without culture amounts to nothing, as ticket in the rooting section and any-j there is then nothing to give.” one can ^uy a reasonable number out- i Dr. Patton also states that many j side- To enfer the rooting section,! young people training for missionary ; ^ie repeated rule to wear a white j fields feel that they should go imme- j shirt aml rooting cap will be enforced ; diately to foreign lands. They forget; Of total of 6,000 tickets avail-; that first they must obtain education! akl° on west side, a block will be ! set aside for the Law and Dental colleges. In Law, the tickets will be | sold in the business office. John) Griffin, student body president of Den-; tal, will attend to the sale there. For the Stanford game, the north j side of the Coliseum is reserved for I and culture before their self-sacrifice would achieve good.” TROJAN KNIGHTS TO RENEW DRIVE At a meeting of the Trojan Knights held yesterday, it was decided that U. S. C. students and alumni. Every i the freshmen will wear the Cardinal rnan shornd be in the rooting section land Gold crushers until the close of1 ^e located between tun- j the first semester. ! no*s ““ and ^3- When Stanford Other action taken at the meeting I tickets are purchased, number 3 will ! includes definite plans for a second ' Punc^e<3 on the identification card. ! drive on the enforcement of college -^en may buy one ticket in the rooting j traditios. section and two in the outside re- “No warning is being given for this! served section, j drive,” said Bud Helin, president of! Girls may purchase three in the re-! the Knights. “By this time freshmen I served section. As many seats as are | should be thoroughly familiar with I desired may be purchased outside the the traditions and be observing them, reserved section. “All Knights will be on hand this’ Student books will be worth $ 1.00 on Holly, morning, and those studets who have, Stanford tickets. Law and Dental L>we, John Post or dropped in the fallen from grace will be tried and j will be eared for in the sarae manner Wampus boxes in the Trojan office or j sentenced at the Knight court.” j as for the California game. j Mr. Huse’s office. Tommy Wampus is not to prowl from his alley until October 28, when he is schceduled to make his first appearance on the campus and to give his famous yowl for the California same. Wamp’s trainers had first decided to send him forth on December 20, but as popular opinion had demanded him to be larger, he is being fattened still more. He is said to be growing quite husky and has all his old pep and playfulness. Grady Setzler, chief kitty petter, declared that, although much fodder has been contributed. Wampus is still mieowing for more, as his appetite is enormous. All material that is not digested on the first issue of the funny cat, will be used for later appearances. The editor said that the best and cleverest work will be featured in this first number which is to be unusuallw large and uncommonly funny. It is even guaranteed to draw a smile and possibly laugh from Buster Keaton. Wampus staff is said to be the largest and most versatile that has ever published Wampus since its first yowl. A large quantity of good advertising has been secured for the campus magazine and some of the best copy could not be prepared in time for first decided date of publication. This was one of the causes of delay of the magazine. The first issue of Wampus is to be the “Cradle” number and is respectfully dedicated to this year’s crop of freshmen w'ho are also making thoir first yowls on the campus. It was sug-'gested that this issue will help the newcomers forget the trials of their first months’ hardships in the University. Any student is eligible to contribute copy for the campus comic. The only requirement for the work is that it be funny and snappy. Jokes, short stories, p’avs, poems, cartoons or any other art material is desired. All material must be in the staff’s hand3 before midnight, October 20. Copy may be given to Grady Setzler. Ralph Dorothy Herriman, Norman
|Title||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 16, No. 12, October 16, 1924|
Are You Going To Hear Chamlee Tonight?