The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 16, No. 17, October 28, 1924
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Your Trojan Spirit Tax Is Now Due rfe South California '<JAN Have You Subscribed to the Campus Chest? Vol. XVI Los Angeles, California, Tuesday, October 28, 1924 Number 17 TROJAN SPIRIT TA DRIVE CARDINAL AND GOLD TEAM IN MOTH CAL RALLY : HARD GAME AGAINST NEVADA HI ™P» * __j Last ‘ Bang-up ' Before U. S. C.- ack Rabbits Make First Score Against Southern Califor- j Cal Game to be Played nia in Thrilling Contest Before California J °n SaturQay Game Saturday I DON CAMERON IN CHARGE By FRED JENKINS It took twenty-nine minutes for the Trojans to get started in the game with the University of Nevada Saturday at the Coliseum but when Captain Johnny Hawkins and his men got their bearings the Jackrabbits did not have a chance. Nearly 23.000 people saw the visitors, under Charley Erb. former Bear quarterback, score the first touchdown about ten minutes after the game started. However, the final score was 21 to 7, in favor of Hawkins and U. Coach Elmer Henderson sent in his 9 second stringers to start the game. They didn't do so bad for the first few minutes and even threatened to score when Eddie Green attempted a place kick from Nevada’s 32 yard line. A pass. Green to Phythian had made 23 yards a few seconds before. Eddie missed his attempt by several feet. Otto Anderson and Harrison, rival punters, were getting off some pretty sixty yard kicks in the first quarter and the Sagebrushers got the first break when Eddie Green muged a high spiral from Harrispn’s toe. Grid-ley recovered on the Trojans’ 26 yard line. A U. S. C. penalty and several line plunges brought the ball up to the 12 yard line. Henderson had began tf> warm up his first stringers. PLANS UNDER WAY FOR HOMECOMING Alumni and Student Committees Are Appointed for Annual Event It has been definitely decided that Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7, will mark the first annual celebration of Home-Coming day for f the Alumni of the University of Southern California. Alumni are expected to arrive from all parts of the i United States to participate in this ; first occasion and elaborate plans i are under way to make this day one amid terrific shou.s from the throng. , 0j- mos^ important of the academic Charley Erb, not to be ontdone. had j vear Plans are swiftly developing accord- the remaining men on the Nevada bench prancing up and down and the Nevada partisans had a chance to shout. W'hen the visitors reached the 12 yard line, the U. S. C. varsity went in. They held the Wolves to several yards in three downs but on the fourth attempt, the Nevada fullback, Allen passes a short decisive flip to Gutter-on and the little giant scored. Allen converted. The period soon ended with Nevada leading. ing to information released by Executive Secretary Stonier's office, yesterday. Committees have been selected and a tentative program is under way. The program, which will be elaborately arranged for two day's activities, is expected to be announced in the immediate future. There will be two general committees, one composed of Alumni members solelv and the other of membrs The Trojans opened a desperate the second period but aPP°inte(I from the Associated Students, both of which will be presided passing game in something usually went wrong. Earle, Hawkins and Newman all took a hand in the passing and it was nearly time for the shot when Hawkins leaped high into the air for one of the Chief’s long throws and crossed the line with three tacklers riding cn various parts of his anatomy. John converted and :ed the score. The half entic'd soon ifter, seven up. The Trojans started out for victory after the second half started. Lee received the kickoff and brought it back to his 26 yard line. Bob made two pretty end runs and then Honey Earle (Continued on Snort Pace) _ PREXY TO SPEAK AT CHAPEL TODAY Farewell Address Given Before over by Harry Lee Martin. Ned Lewis is the chairman of the student committee and John Woods has been chosen to assist the Student Body j President in that position. Other | members of the student committee are | Burke Long, Bob Hutchins, Ellsworth Ross, Marian Sparks, Martha Smith, Don Cameron, Mary Langan, Harold Williamson. Marquis Busby, Fred McAllister and Henry McCann. (CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR) SOPHOMORES WILL DECIDE i CLASS GARB WEDNESDAY i'Sophomore sfhirts” will be one of the chief topics of discussion at the | meeting of the class of '27, to be held in Bovard Auditorium, Wednesday noon, at 12:00 sharp. ••Boots” Ouder-muelen, chairman of the Sophomore ____Tradition Committee will make his Dr. R. B. Von KleinSmid will be the j report on the proposed garb for the main speaker at today's chapel, this j second year men, and urges every being his farewell address to the U. sophomore to be on hand to place his Departure for South America S. C. student body before leaving on an extended tour to South America. His subject will be “The Campus Chest Fund" drive. Following Dr. Von KleinSmid the order for a shirt. All other committee heads are asked to have a brief r«*port prepared. Social activities, class dues, and the Campus Chest Campaign will also come up their -emblv will be turned over to the j share of attention. Willard Brown. Chest Fund leaders. Fred McAllister, manager of the campaign, urges every student to support the campaign. The Chest Fund-' drive is an innovation this year for the benefit of the Y. M. C. A., and Y. W. C. A., and the Student Fellowship Association. president of the class, says, “We are j planning to secure several special I features, but intend, nevertheless, to adjourn at 12::30 sharp. This is an important meeting for our class, so we expect every sophomore to be i present.” Wednesday, Dr. Walter Thomas Layton, well known editor of tiie Ix>n-don Economist, will give an address to the upper division students on the •Reconstruction of Central Europe Under the League of Nations.” Dr. Layton has come to America to give a series of talks on problems of universal interest. Under the direc- ■ tion of the Institute of International Education he has arranged his schedule to include all important centers throughout the country. On arriving in the east, Dr. l^ayton will attend the Academy of Political Science in New York, after which he will lecture in eastern colleges prior to sailing for England. Band Music, Yelling, An Act by Harry Hall, Among Features of Rally Big bears, little bears, tall bears, short bears, in fact, the whole bear family, and in particular those bears which hibernate in Berkeley, are to be operated on. sung about, yelled at, and generally discussed in a mammoth rally to be held tomorrow night at 7:15 in Bovard Auditorium. The Berkeley “fuzzy ones” have been the paramount subject at U. S. C since the beginning of the semester, and they are to keep up the* good work by being the subject on Wednesday night. This will be the last rally before the big “hangup" on Saturday in Berkeley, and it promises to be a "bear" of a rally according to Don Cameron, Chairman of the Ital y Committee, and his co-workers. The U. S. C. Band will be there \ with all horns “on deck' to show j some of “their stuff" before leaving j for the game. U. S. C.'s Glee Club j is scheduled to help out in the singing. Hank McCann and his two “sup- j porters," mainly, Burdett Henny and : Paul Elmquist, are to be around with ; “bells on,” but coats off. to put the J Trojan rooters through their last J I workout before the game. They prom- j I ise that only whispers will be in vogue j on the Campus Thursday. Hank also J promises a “iwow” of a talk. Harry Hall, of the School of Speech and a professional jigger, will ! loosen up his feet in some of his in-j comparable dances. California is to be operated on to-j morrow night as well as on Saturday. ! | Itl is a deep dark secret just how this ■' is to “come off” according to the com-1 mittee, but they claim it will be done i ; right on the stage, and that the operation will demonstrate that the bear contains more than a growl. i Coach “Trojan” Henderson will say : his last “bit” to the student body- in I what is promised to be a “duck your heads" speech. He aims to tell “the I boys” what’s what about the Cali-! fornia game and his Trojan team. The Rally Committee has been centering its work on the rally tomorrow ! night, and according to Don Cameron, “Every Trojan, adherent, man or ! woman, will be on hand Wednesday | night. They have to be, because this j is the last time the Bear will be ; howled about at U. 'S. C. until he ! adorns a Trojan spear sometime Sat-I urdav P. M. If you can't ride to the rally, then walk; but BE THERE.” ! Speed will be our motto, and we prom-| ise no dull minutes. If you have a date, break it. U. S. C. needs you!” The North side of the lower floor in the auditorium will be reserved for the Dental Student Body, while Law Students will occupy the South wing. Liberal Arts followers will swarm the rest of the space. All Trojan Knights will turn out for CAMPUS CHEST The Campus Chest is an organization of Campus wide scope which brings together charitable, relief and we'fare agencies in a more closely knit program of relief and welfare work, which will cnee a year, raise funds to which the student body of the University of Southern California contributes what it desires io give for charity, relief and welfare work. The Campus Chest F'und will le distributed among institutions and agencies of the campus to bring re-ief to the needy, aid to dependent studen:s, and to promote good on the campus. The Campus Chest will develop through the entire University cooperation between the student.* and the welfare agencies. The Campus Chest Commit; ee. a sub . ommittee of the Executive Committee of the Associated Student Body of the University of Southern California, has passed on all :he budgets of the relief agencies asking help from the Chest and granted each agency the imeunt that tie committee felt the agency deserved. The total goal i.s to be $5,500. The Campus Chest insures justice—like an all comprehensive s: a!e—the Campus Chest estimates the worth of each agency, balances values with budgets, gives each agency a just share and then weighs cur obligations fairly. It insures a square deal for everybody. It makes sure tha; everyone gets a square deal; that worthy organizations will be supported and that ~ isted energy will be eliminated. The Campus Chest is absolutely the only drive for funds to be made this year. All other tag days and drives are being done away with completely. Every official of the University is in sympathy with the movement for the protection of the student body of the University of Southern California. PERFECT MAN IS WANTED TO POSE Most Perfect Man on Campus to Pose for Trojan Statue Work on a Trojan statue which is to be erected on the U. S. C. campus will begin ^vithin the next three weeks and a call has been sent out for the most perfect man on the campus to pose for the bronze. All candidates must be on hand at the men's gymnasium on November 5th from two to five for examination. Those in charge are anxious to have the statue mod led from a member of the student body and the candidate who is chosen will be rewarded for his time. Harold C. Swartz, one of the leading California sculptors, is to execute the statue wthich will represent Trojan spirit. It is planned to have the bronze ready for erection by June, COMMERCE JOURNAL OUT Latest issue of the Commerce Jour-nal^will be on sale today. Copies may be obtained from representative in front of Administration building, at the Commerce Office, and the Associated Student's Stot%. STUDENT FELLOWSHIP At 4:15 this afternoon a regular meeting of the Student Fellowship will be held in the “Y” hut. Important business will be taken up and a talk of interest especially to those interested in foreign developments and relations will be given. and any men who are interested are the purpose of turning the Student) askod to be promptly on-hand for ex- Bodj into tin? tight sections and to . aniination on November 5. uphold the kindness to animals law of i California, in case a strav bear should __ _ _ _ . __ _ „ MORE MEN ARE NEEDED FOR JUNIOR PLAY CAST More men are needed for the junior play cast, according to an announcement made h Florence Hubbard, who ! FOOTBALL FROMO. A.C. TUSSLE DANCE TROPHY Autographed by the varsity, the veteran football of the Oregon Aggie victory was the grand dancing prize at the informal junior dance at the Oakmont Country Club on Friday, October 24. The winner of the cherished trophy was Alice Maxfield, dancing with Harry Pryor. They were chosen by the popular method of applause, and ' Bob Green made the presentation speech. ^ Black and gold, witch-decorated | dance programs added to the festivity I of the occasion. ‘ Radio” Bill Hatch’s FIRST CF TRIANGULAR FIRST DAV OF CHEST DRIVE DEBATESJLLI ill. 3 FALLS BELOW STANDARD SET U. S. C., Stanford and California - Debators Talk on Presi- Metropolitan College Reports Hundred Per Cent An Hour dential Election AL GRIEVE FOR U. S. C. Grieve to Uphold Coolidge, Stanford La Follette and California Davis Full details ihave been <worked out | for the great Triangular Debate, and, 1 according to Ray Brennan, debate manager, everything is in readiness ! for this, the first debating event of ^ the year to be held November 3. The ! Triangular League is composed of U. ! S. C., Stanford, and California, and j the meetings of these three schools is an annual affair. Each school has a representative at each of the three institutions, and each school will represent each of the three presidential candidates. Here in Bovard Auditorium, Al Grieve will uphold Calvin Coolidge, the Stanford man will have La Follette and California will discuss the possi- ALL STATEROOMS SOLD OUT ON YALE Band to Assist Boat Orchestra In Furnishing Dance Music “Not a stateroom to be had on the Yale,” is the statement made by Gwynn Wilson, general manager of [the Associated Sudents, when inter-bilities of Davis. All decisions will be i viewed last Friday. This indicates ot the audience variety. | [hat a larger crowd than ever before At Stanford, Bernard Brennan will j will witness the Trojan-Bear game speak for LT. S. C. on Davis, while Bill I Saturday states the management. Barber will attempt to show the l The Trojan land, forty p eces Berkeleyites that LaFollette is the strong led by Harold Roberts will aid best man for the office. ! the boats' jazz orchestra in furnishing All three Trojan representatives j music for the U. S. C. rooters and arve experienced debators and Coach ' alumnae who have chosen the water Alan Nichols, in choosing these, feels route north. that he has made a wise selection. | Mr. Duffin of the Los Angeles Steamship Company states that an add- A1 Grew'e, member of Delta Sigma Riho, honorary debating fraternity, has taken part in three collegiate debates, and has never been beaten. Bernard Brennan, president of D. S. R., former captain of the squad, and now a student at Law school, has had several years’ experience in Trojan debating and has taken part in 21 j collegiate debates, in 18 of which he was successful. Bill Barber, this year's captain, member of Delta Sigma Rho, president of the Freshman class at Law and otherwise prominent in school actiities, has taken part in 21 debates, winning 16. It is expected by Brennan and Coach Nichols that the auditorium here will be packed, and the fact that there will be no admission charged should find every seat filled. Not only will students be on hand, but a great many outside voters have planned to attend, as the affair is to be held on the night before the national election. AT MUSIC RALLY Students Hear First Records of Trojan Band Last Friday After Drive Opens; Thousand Dollars Subscribed Yesterday By CATHERINE POTTER Within one hour after the opening of the Campus Chest Drive the Metro-j politan College, newest of the University colleges, subscribed 100 per cent | and the total subscriptions from all colleges approximated over $1,000, according to the report made by Fred McAllister, chairman of the drive With-! in one hour these organizations also contributed 100 per cent, the Varsity Football team, the Bachelors, Delta Delta Delta. Alpha Sigma Delta, Delta Pi and the President's office. Although the committees are working hard, Fred McAllister says that pletlges are not coming in as they should, and those ^that do come in are usually small pledges, such as $1.00 and some one contributed only fifty cents. “The goal of $5,500 will never be reached with one dollar pledges,” said Fred. “And if the campaign fails this year we will return to the old habit of teasing weekly for money hy means of tag days, sales of hard fudge and soft taffy and stale pies..’’ APPROPRIATIONS MADE The appropriations of the goal of the campaign has been made and will be divided as follows: Y. M. C. A., $200; Y. W. C.-A., $1000; Student Friendship Fund, $500: American Red Cross, $10; miscellaneous (direct stu-| dent benefit), $500; and all other j .'mall organizations, $500. Mondav afternoon a huge thermom- I eter appeared on the campus and the “mercury" which represents the money in the chest rises at each contribution. The bell, purloined from Gamma Epsilon house also tolls to represent the sadness of the giver. At ten o'clock today the Gamma Epsilon orchestra will play and President von KleinSmid will address the students in assembly for the last time before his trip to the Pan-American Scientific Congress, at Lima, Peru. Wednesday at ten the music will be provided by the Theta Sigma Nu orchestra and the chapel address will te made by Dean Waugh, dean of the College of Liberal Arts. LAW BACKS DRIVE Ray Brennan, from Law, reported yesterday at noon that the College of Law was supporting the drive well, and similar reports came in from Genevieve Mulligan, College of Speech; Harold Doughcr. College of Commerce; Burdette Ives, College of Engineering: John Griffin, College of Dentistry; Mary Taylor, College of Music, and Phil Nash, College of Pharmacy. Pictures for the Las Angeles Times of the booth and some of the workers were taken yesterday. Pamphlets, “Your Trojan Spirit is Due” have been widely distributed but the committee lament the fact that they still have a whole box of buttons left. ed attraction dinner will be served Sunday noon instead of the customary luncheon. The boat leaves Wilmington at 4:45 arriving in San FYancisco at 10 a. m. BRUCE BAXTER TO TALK TO WOMEN AT REGULAR WEEKLY Y.W.C.A. MEETING Bruce Baxter, head of the- religious education department of the university. will be the speaker at a regular meeting of the Y. W. C. A. meeting Wednesday afternoon at the Woman’s Hall. Following a program inaugurated this year under the leadership of Clara Miller, new secretary of the Y, regular meetings are held once a week at the Woman's Hall and all women of the campus, whether members of the organization or not, are cor-d ally invited to attend. Special programs are being arranged for each meeting and are to be featured by a speaker of interest. A special d scussion gn up and in-j formal supper has been arranged for ; Thursday afternoon at five o’clock at which time the topic “The Relation Between Men and Women’’ will be brought up for open discussion. It “Plenty hot!"—“And didja hear "ill be necessary for those wishing that trombone with the funny mute—’’| r° the Thursday afternoon meeting to sign up ahead of time at the Y office. The meeting is open to FRESHMAN Dean Karl Waugh will be the a tip to the wise is sufficient. All syncopation slingers proved so popu-“Campus Chest Fund" speaker at Freshmen who meet in Bovard audi- ■ lar that the ballroom was not large Wednesday’s chapel. All lower division students who are free at chapel period Wednesdajr are torium from 6 to 6:30 tonight will enough and the rugs in the clubroom hear the plans for some big “doings.” ■ were rolled up to give more space. Since only about two hundred men can Even then, one unwary couple tripped cordially invited to hear Dr. Layton be used, it will be first come, first on the raised fireplace. No injuries speak. taken. , were sustained. is directing tne production. The tryouts which were conducted last Friday are to be continued at three o'clock in the Touchstone theater this afternoon and Thursday. “There are many varied and splendid parts yet to be given out, and those juniors who are at all interested in dramtics may have a splendid opportunity to show their ability in ‘Seven Keys to Baldpate’,” said Miss Hubbard yesterday. The decision to give a mystery play marks a comparatively new kind of dramatic presentation on this campus and Ellsworth Ross, production manager of the play, is anxious to have the rehearsals begin as soon as possible in order that this attempt may be a big success. Rehearsals are to start next week, he said, and all part? must be chosen at once. “Golly, I gotta scrape up two bucks between now and November eighth somehow!” These and similar comments were heard all over the campus after Friday's rally, at which Abe Lyman's Cocoanut Grove Orchestra dispensed “mean music”—so mean, in fact, that it was witlh difficulty that the students were convinced that “that was all there was—there wasn’t any more.” But this is starting at the wrong end of the story. The first musical rally of the year opened witfi several selections by the Trojan Band. Following this the first records that the band has made for the Hollywood Recording Company were played in assorted keys and tempos by a somewhat balky and erratic Victrola., When the instrument was at last under control the numbers were greeted enthusiastically. And then—Abe Lyman and his kings of syncopation, who are to play for the U. S. C.-Stanford dance the night of the Stanford game. Popular hits ranging from *'12th St. Rag” to “Savannah” were rendered in a style that is all Lyman's own, and responded to with applause peculiar to an auditorium full of college students. The orchestra was liberal with its encores, but the crowd whooped for more and not until the eleven o’clock period was partly consumed was the orchestra allowed to stop. all campus women ed in Y work. who are interest- RALPH COLE, BOY’S WORK DIRECTOR WILL SPEAK Ralph Cole, State Boys’ Work Secretary of the Y. Mi C. A., has been obtained by George Jordan, Chairman of the Program Committee, as the speaker at the Y-Council meeting on Wednesday night. Mr. Cole is well known throughout the stale by those interested in bays' work. Dinner will be served in the Y-hut promptly at 5:30 tomorrow evening, and will be followed by a talk by Mr. Cole. Special music has also been arranged. Mr. Cole’s speech is meant to be as a sequence to the talk given at the last meeting by Judge Hahn, who spoke last Wednesday on the present conditions and problems existing among boys. Mr. Cole will tell how these conditions and problems may be met. Any student of the university is j COOLIDGE CHOICE BY CAMPUS VOTE La Follette Runs Poor Second With Davis Far in Rear Complete results of the straw bal-, lot for President of the United j States held by the Pre-Legal Society j are now available. The Law School j reports 75 votes for Coolidge, 4 for ' LaFollette, and 13 for Davis, a total ! of 132 votes cast. Friday's total, in-. eluding only the College of liberal j Arts and the Dental College was 6)>3 for Coolidge, 214 for LaFollette, and | S3 for Davis. With the Uw School ballots added, the final choice of the student body is Coolidge first, writh 758 votes, LaFollette second with 258, and Davis third with 96. Friday’s Trojan announced that these results would be published by the Los Angeles Examiner. However, Willard Brown, president of the Pre-Legal Society, which conducted the straw ballot, recently made this statement: “The Examiner neglected to publish the results of our ballot because it would wreck their nicely balanced LaFollette lead. LaFollette has been a consistent leader in the Examiner straw' ballot column. NOTICE The executive committee of the As-cordiallv invited to attend any of the sociated Students will meet tonight in meetings and is assured of a hearty Education seminar. Ned Lewis, pres-welcome. The programs are shore ident of the student body urg;es all and interesting and are always fin- members to be present as important ished by seven o’clock. matters are to be considered.
|Title||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 16, No. 17, October 28, 1924|
|Description||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 16, No. 17, October 28, 1924.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
Your Trojan Spirit Tax Is Now Due rfe South California '