Southern California Daily Trojan, Vol. 36, No. 23, December 08, 1944
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INTER SOCIALS FETE PLEDGES Evans to open . * u* °T5 1P* again step into the Trojan spotlight - be carried out as pledges attired in white assemble in the , n g at 7.30, when pledges from six of SC's 14 sororities holiday-decorated green room for dancing. ne up for the closing presents of the fall term. Neophytes in pastel formate will accentuate the beauty This official presentation of neophytes to servicemen, vet- °f “a night in Hawaii” at the Alpha Gamma Delta house, while Tans, friends, and parents is the second of its kind within colder seasons will be represented by the Kappa Alpha Thetas, o weeks, eight sororities having introduced more than 100 who are decorating the house as a ski lodge. Snow and edges last Friday night. Christmas scenes have been arranged to make the atmosphere According to Jackie Williams, ASSC vice-president, Uiore lealistic. who is supervising the all-university affair, the pledge lines will break up at approximately 8:45 p.m., when the women will join in the dancing and entertainment to be held in the living rooms of the sororities having presents. Various themes of decoration have been planned for the raditional event in the following houses: Delta Gamma, Al-ha Gamma Delta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Gamma Phi Beta, lpha Epsilon Phi, and Pi Beta Phi. At the Delta Gamma house the Christmas spirit will The popular Hawaiian theme will be carried out by two more houses. At the Gamma Phi Beta house guests will be given colorful leis and Hawaiian punch. Pi Beta Phi also plans island decorations, and its pledges, dressed in bright colors, will highlight the theme. Winter again will predominate at Alpha Epsilon Phi, with pledges dressed in winter pastels. religion talks for students and the dancing and refreshments afterward, Hage, Panhellenic president. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Vol. XXXVI Los Angeles, Friday, Dec. 8, 1944 rojans prepare for clothing Nipbt Phone: RI. 5472 trides made iear Leyte, onvoy riddled Warm garments sought Von KleinSmid by war-torn Russia named as peace ALLIED HEADQUARTERS. Ley-te, Philippines, Dec. 8—<U.E>—Ameri-troops landed tlyee miles below rmoc in a daring amphibious ~ust yesterday as the Philippines ^mpaign blazed into action again ith the opening knockout drive to ear the JapaJ\pse from Lev.te. Ch*n. Douglas MacArthur also nounced that American flyers died a 13-vessel Japanese convoy d that 4000 enemy troops went wr with the ships. ‘These operations* MacArtljur Id ln a communique, “took place n Dec. 7, the third anniversary the be?inninc of the war.” Resistance to the surprise landing the U. S. 77th division was “neg- | cepted ble” and there were ‘‘practically ground losses.” the communique <J. The troops poured quickly hore under the protection of a ival bombardment and rocket-itting landing craft. They quickly ,n thrusting northward toward oe. A typical MacArthur maneuver, landinr split the enemr’s 30-ile defense line running from low Limon to below Ormoc even is It bent under the pressure of ther American ground forces. The end of the Leyte campaign, gun Oct. 20. appears to be in ght. American airmen sighted the japanese convoy approaching the “With Christmas bringing warmth and cheer to our hearts, the thought of Russian children who will see nothing but the brutality of war on their holiday should arouse the sympathy of all of us” is the plea coming from the national, office of Russian War Relief, incorporated. Under the direction of Marilvn Brick, advisor, the Freshmen club of the YWCA is the sponser of the annual clothing drive on Troy’s campus. For three years. Russian factories have produced no articles of rivilian clothes, hut have devoted their entire production to military needs. The necessity is stressed for warm, wearable clothing and shoes for men as well as women and children. “The donations should be clean and not too well worn.” stated Mrs. Ruth H. Grant, YWCA adviser, ‘‘even brand new clothes will be'ac The Alpha Chi Omeea house has been designated as an alternate receiving station for the convenience of campus residents who live in that vicinity, while the Y house will be the central headquarters for the collection of the goods. SC is also represented in the national drive by the position of President Rufus B. von KleinSmid on the pxecutive committee of southern California. Cav de Rosas, women’s residence hall, has planned a party in MARILYN BRICK . . . "any rcgs today?" 11 to Dec. 25, during which time contributions will be accepted at any hour at the YWCA house. Assistants to the co-chairmen of the annual event are Bernice Hage. Barbara Miller, and Mary Sutliff cooperation with the Trojan drive, in charge of sororities; Gloria admission to which will be one Schroeder. clubs; Marilyn Bach- article of warm, clean clothing. “Everything is ready to go for *St*m shores of Leyte almost im- Monday .. stated Virginia Harutun ediately after the new landing d attacked. The convoy had rong air protection. The two American vessels were nk by the American forces after ey had been hit hard by Japanese rial torpedoes. Their crews trans- j rred to other vessels. Five Amer- i an planes were lost and the pilots ere rescued. At the close of the y American planes sank six more ian and Betty Miller, co-chairmen. The drive will continue from Dec. Enthusiastic anticipation of the messages to be brought by Dr. Louis Evans, minister of the First Presbyterian church of Hollywood, to his student audiences was the keynote struck by campus leaders as they completed plans for the observance of Religious Emphasis week beginning Monday. mi c n _________ , 4.___^ * , ,, ... “Dr. Evans is one of the most dynamic personalities I have All SC students are urged to attend for the presentation , . ,. . J u .ho _______ Virginia evPr met' and hls lllfluence upon students should be very s c widespread,” declared Betty Fullerton, president of the student council of religion. Speaking for the Hillel council, Jewish religious organization. Lenora Cytron. vice-president, said. “Dr. Evans has a compelling manner and should be a moving influence in any religious group.’' Robbie Patterson, education committee chairman of the religious council, stated that the enthusiasm shown by faculty and undergrads alike betokened a mounting interest in the program of Religious Emphasis week. The general theme of the week’s activities will be “A Collegian’s Religion.” In the first of his talks in Bovard auditorium on Monday Dr. Evans will speak on “A Collegian Chooses a Calling,” wherein he will analyze the role religion plays in all types of life work. Successive addresses each morning for the remainder of the week will be given by the same speaker. Stressing the fact that Dr. Evam, “is a man's man who had a brilliant football record at Occidental college,” Dave Burnight, council publicity chairman, urged all men students to hear him at the stag to be held in the Student Union Lounge at 7:30 Monday evening. Lee Scott, student body president, will lead group singing and further enter-i tainment will be provided by a \ group of feminine music students. Women will have an opportunity to hear some of Los Angeles’ foremost religious leaders in their sorority houses on the same night when such well known clergymen as Rev. Carl Berner, Rev. Stanley Jacobsen, Dr. Ernest Caldecott, Rev. Harold Detrier. Dr. George Davidson. Father Donald Fallon, Rabbi Henry Rabin, and Rev. Kenneth MacClennan will speak to them. Walt Vernon, vice-president of the religious council, released further information concerning details of the week's program. He pointed out that afternoon discussion groups will be meeting Tuesday through Thursday in the Women's Lounge of the Student Union, at which time Dr. Evans will summarize his morning adresses and lead a discussion of questions arising from them. Those in charge of these programs will be Tuesday: Dave Burnight, chairman; Nancy Martin, secretary; Wednesday: Bill Ter- j beck, chairman; Audrie Freeman, secretary; Thursday: Don Gibbs, chairman; Dorsey Payne, secretary. Personal interviews with the clergymen may be arranged by calling at the central office of the council of religion in the Student Union, sion by postcards, defendants will according ^ Vernon. Further de- i vice-president. Announcement will assemble in the senate chambers, i tails concerning this procedure will be made in a future edition of the cabinet member Following the retirement of Secretary of State Cordell Hull, a recent article in the Washington Post suggested the establishment on an honorary advisory cabinet to aid in planning the peace and named President Rufus B. von KleinSmid among 15 outstanding Americans to comprise the cabinet. ’ “In view of our urgent need for all the accumulated wisdom available when planning the peace, why not set up a non-partisan, non-voting cabinet of elder statesmen?” the article suggested. Among others named for the group were Charles Evans Hughes, Bernard Baruch, Charles Dawes, Herbert Hoover, Sherwood Eddy, Harry Emerson Fosdick, and Nicholas Murray Butler. me.ver and Katie Connelly, dormitories; Beverly Smith and Evelyn Feuscher, faculty; .Isabell Wiese, YWCA; Julie Millikan, publicity; and Pat Parr, posters. SC nears goal for WSSF drive Amazons Trojan delinquents who did hot attend the AWS orientation assembly are to appear when the Amazon court meets today at 12 noon. Having been notified of the ses- SC professor named speaker for anniversary Dr. Claude A. Buss, former instructor at SC who has been a Japanese prisoner in the Philippines and Tokyo in the present war. will be a speaker at the four-day celebration of the founding of the Graduate School, beginning Jan. 25. according to an announcement made yesterday by President Rufus B. von KleinSmid. More than 3000 Invitations have been issued to college presidents and outstanding educators over - tha United States for the 25th anniversary event. Dr. Buss left the university in 1941 to serve as executive assistant to the high commissioner of the Philippine Islands and =was stationed there when the Japanese took over at Corregidor. When Commissioner Saver left just before the Invasion De. Boss elected to stay behind to direct American civilian welfare. He was later transferred to Tokyo and repatriated on the Gripsholm in November last year. Since that time he has been serving as director of the San Francisco headquarters of the OWI. His experiences were included in a Life magazine article of Jan. 24 of this year. Dr. Buss formerly served the U.S. foreign service at Peiping and Nanking in China and also as an Associated Pres# correspondent in 1929 and 1931. He has studied in Paris as a Carnegie fellow In international law and has traveled extensively abroad. Dr. Buss will speak at the 12th annual School of Research dinner event which will be featured during the four-day celebration of the Graduate School. , Pledging . . . for Alpha Lambda Delta will be postponed until further notice, according to Celeste Mockenhaupt. 418 Student Union. be forthcoming. Daily Trojan. China strife described Troy witnessed a rain of dollars j yesterday as the World Student Service Fund drive reached a con- * panes* small craft loaded with I <^°n- Although final tabulation. :ps off the northwest coast of yte. resident’s ffice notice The annual Religious Emphasis Week will be held on our campus Monday through Friday, Dec. 11 to 15. The following schedule 1 govern class meetings: 8:00 to 8:50 8:55 to 9:45 9:50 to 10:30 Assembly 10:35 to 11:25 11:30 to 12:20. The administration offices will close Saturday, Dec. 23, and open Tuesday, Dec. 26. R. B. von KleinSmid, President, had not yet been completed late yesterday, it appeared that SC's share in buying books and mate- Pi Beta Phis, were first in individual competition. Together they brought in a total of $115 in contributions. June Barcroft solicited a total of more than S25. Betty Gries, Carole Gardan, The arrival in the United States. of war, her efforts and her will to of Mme. Chiang Kai-shek, young- win has been weakened. rials for needy students and war T . , __ , ll<x . ‘ . .. Jeanne Wiesman, and Harriet Kub prisoners might reach the $1000 mark. Campus organizations which aid- by “talked it up” .to passing Trojans to the tune of $25 each in ed the WSSF drive were Mortar contributions. Barbara Thorqpson. Board. Spooks and Spokes, Phrat- Jo Ann Smith, Clarice Young, and eres, and all sororities. Phrateres pat Anderson each brought in $20. contributed a total of $25 from funds taken from their treasury and collected at the Phrateres table in the Student Lounge. Among the sororities, Chi Omega led in total number of table contributions. All sororities had tables in the Student Lounge during the drive. “With the $1000 goal in sight but not attained, students are urged to continue to make contributions at the YWCA house,” stated Betty Fullerton, chairman of the World Student Service Fund drive at SC. Other members of the drive com- est and prettiest of the celebrated Soong sisters, was not the result of a family quarrel, as reported, and had nothing to do with politics, according to Dr. Theodore Hsi-En Chen, professor of Asiatic studies. “It's largely a matter of the lady's health,” declared Dr. Chen in an interview yesterday when he explained some of the recent upsets in China's muddled governmental situation. “There is no doubt that Mme. Chiang is a political force in China, but she left there because Dr. Chen pointed out that this fact in itself would make the political situation very delicate. “In any country in time of war the strength of that government depends on the successful conduct of the war,” said Dr. Chen. Declining morale has also brought with it much corruption. Equipment has been sent to China by the United States, but it has not been adequate for the needs of the Chinese army. This has been one of the irritant factors in China's in- she was seriously ill and needed ! tricate political problems Faculty contributions, which are | mittee were Virginia Whitehead, expected to swell the Trojan total, head of dorm representatives and have not yet been received by the sorority pledges; Midge del Bondio. WSSF committee. I sorority contacts; and Marilyn Betty Lynn and Madelyn Hale, Carlson, letters to faculty members. the medical treatment that she could get in the United States. Whatever the domestic situation is with her and her husband, I doubt that there will be a formal | separation,” said Dr. Chen. Chinese morale at the present time is low. China has now been at war for seven and a half years, and after this length of time struggling Today China is in a more serious plight than at any other time in the past seven and a half years of war. For the first time the Japanese have succeeded in gaining control of the railroads and they are cutting China in half. All of this has a bearing on the political situation. Chiang Is surrounded by groups ill-equipped against an army which representing divergent political possesses every modern implement | views, and the Influences of these groups go with the ebb and flow of the tide of war. “More American aid to China’s armies will strengthen the influence of the liberal group,” said Dr. Chen. In regards to the communist situation, said Dr. Chen, the arrival in Chungking last week of the communist leader, raises the hope of some kind of settlement. “The communists oppose the control of the government by the Kuointang. Tne question is whether they will be willing to be just one of the political parties in China or whether they will attempt to seise control of the government.” China’s relations with the United States are all right. Dr. Chen believes that this was shown by tha fact that Maj. Gen. Albert Wede-meyer said that plans and recommendations made by him to Chiang had been accepted. “The Stillwell dispute was largely a matter of personalities,” concluded Dr. Chen.
|Title||Southern California Daily Trojan, Vol. 36, No. 23, December 08, 1944|
INTER SOCIALS FETE PLEDGES Evans to open
. * u* °T5 1P* again step into the Trojan spotlight - be carried out as pledges attired in white assemble in the ,
n g at 7.30, when pledges from six of SC's 14 sororities holiday-decorated green room for dancing.
ne up for the closing presents of the fall term. Neophytes in pastel formate will accentuate the beauty
This official presentation of neophytes to servicemen, vet- °f “a night in Hawaii” at the Alpha Gamma Delta house, while Tans, friends, and parents is the second of its kind within colder seasons will be represented by the Kappa Alpha Thetas,
o weeks, eight sororities having introduced more than 100 who are decorating the house as a ski lodge. Snow and
edges last Friday night. Christmas scenes have been arranged to make the atmosphere
According to Jackie Williams, ASSC vice-president, Uiore lealistic.
who is supervising the all-university affair, the pledge lines will break up at approximately 8:45 p.m., when the women will join in the dancing and entertainment to be held in the living rooms of the sororities having presents.
Various themes of decoration have been planned for the raditional event in the following houses: Delta Gamma, Al-ha Gamma Delta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Gamma Phi Beta, lpha Epsilon Phi, and Pi Beta Phi.
At the Delta Gamma house the Christmas spirit will
The popular Hawaiian theme will be carried out by two more houses. At the Gamma Phi Beta house guests will be given colorful leis and Hawaiian punch.
Pi Beta Phi also plans island decorations, and its pledges, dressed in bright colors, will highlight the theme.
Winter again will predominate at Alpha Epsilon Phi, with pledges dressed in winter pastels.
religion talks for students
and the dancing and refreshments afterward, Hage, Panhellenic president.
Los Angeles, Friday, Dec. 8, 1944
rojans prepare for clothing
trides made iear Leyte, onvoy riddled
Warm garments sought Von KleinSmid by war-torn Russia named as peace
ALLIED HEADQUARTERS. Ley-te, Philippines, Dec. 8—|