The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 8, No. 7, July 23, 1929
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MEN’S ROUNDUP Tickets for the annual Summer Session Men's Roundup may be purchased from all committeemen appointed by classes, or students desiring reservations may see A. H. Morosco to obtain their tickets, according to Dean Woodruff, who is in charge of the picnic. rL South alifornia <JAN TEACHING CREDENTIALS No new applications for teaching credentials will be received from those students enrolled in either the 6 or 8 week summer session. This does not apply to post session students, whose applications w411 be accepted until further notice. VOLUME VIII. Los Angeles, California, Tuesday, July 23, 1929. NUMBER 7 RESERVATION LIST FOR MOUNT LOWE TRIP STILL OPEN Southern California Student Wins Prize In Eastern Contest Scores of Students Register For Annual Excursion Saturday To Popular Mountain Resort. The second special Summer Session excursion of the year will take several score vacationists to the summit of Mt. Lowe, Saturday, July 26. Reservations already received for tho trip to the mountain resort indicate that a record crowd will make the Journey. Mt. Ix>we is one of the Southern ('alifornia resorts which is at once easily reached and not overcrowded. The annual Summer Session excursion to the mountain has each year drawn crowds of enthusiastic students. This year the advance list of reservations shows that the unusual popularity of the resort has been eclipsed. Students making the trip will journey to the foot of the mountain by street raiway. There they will transfer to the incline rail, way, which will take them almost to the Mt Lowe Observatory, one of the many points of interest on the trip. The observatory is open to visitors, who may look through the giant telescope. TAKE MOUNTAIN ROAD From the top of the incline road the vacationists will be carried to the summiuby special cars, over the mountain railroad with its myriad horseshoe curves. It is said that there is no stretch of straiKht track longer than 100 yeard. The excursionists will reach the (Continued on Page Four) Dr. McClung Talks At Salt Lake City Commerce Meeting "Facility of Associations,” was the topic on which Dean Keid Lage He Citing head of the College of Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Southern California, addressed an annual meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of Salt l.ake City last Wednesday evening. •‘Although honesty and integrity are the bulwarks of industry, successful business men must be able to gel along with and understand both business associates and competitors,” sums up the general substance of Ur. MeClung's speech before this meeti.ng ‘'The morals of business should lie pitched on that higher plane so necessary for large social advancement. We must demand of business organizations that they not only deal fairly with their competitors but also with the consuming public as a whole. “Many unfair acts committed by competitors in business are similar to unfair tactics often employed in football games. The primary emphasis must be placed on advancing one’s own business and not on preventing a competitor from advancing his Many trade practices which were considered legitimate twenty-five years ago, are today illegal and unfair,” continued Or. McClung in presenting his summary more In detail. In the course of his speech. Dean McClung outlined the constituents of economy in business which include the fac's that the highest social and economic development can only be (Continued on Page Four) For the best plan dealing with "How I Would Give Away $10,000,000 to Best Aid Humanity," Anmond S. Fltzer, a student in the Los Angeles University of International Relations, which is affiliated with the University of Southern California, has Just been awarded a prize of $1000 in a contest conducted by a prominent middle western newspaper, the Chicago Evening American. The local student, who resides at 7072 Hawthorne avenue, Hollywood, was in Chicago as a delegate from the University of Southern California to the National Intercollegiate Model League of Nations Assembly at the time of the contest, and being interested in international relations, he submitted a plan whereby a fund would be established to provide an international exchange of students and periodical conferences among them tor the purpose of doing away with war, class hatred, jealousy and would aid in the promotion of a better understanding among the peoples of the world. Inspiration of the contest was given to the Chicago Evening American by a recent statement of C. Harold Smith, (Continued on Page Four) MUSIC COLLEGE HONORS ARTISTS Eugene Goossens, famous orchestra conductor, and Dr. Howard Hanson, director of the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, were guests of honor at a reception last night in the social hall of the Student Union. Dean Walter F. Skeele and the faculty of the S. C. College of Music were hosts to the two musical celebrities. Many summer session students from campus colleges as well as from the College of Music attended to do honor to Goossens and Dr. Hanson. OHicias of the Hollywood Bowl association .of Pro-Musica, and of many other musical organizations were among the guests at the reception. A musical program was provided by College of Music students and faculty members. Goossens is guest conductor at the Hollywood Bowl this week, where he is considered one of the favorites of | Bowl patrons. Last year he made j himself tremendously |>opular through j his work with the 111) piece Bowl or-Ichestra. | Dr. Hanson is a member of the summer session faculty, offering courses at the College of Music. In his position as director of the Eastman School of Music lie has established a nationwide reputation as an educator as well as an authority on music. Kappa Sigma Elects Leaders at Meeting WEEKLY LECTURE GIVEN THURSDAY Dr. Henry H. Goddard will lecture on ''Some Abnormalities of Normal People," Thursday afternoon, July 25, at 4 o'clock, in Hoose Hall 20(i. Dr. Goddard hails from Ohio State university, where he is a professor of abnormal and clinical psychology. All summer session students are invited to attend the lecture. Kollie W. Bradford of Denver was elected Worthy Grand Master of Kappa Sigma fraternity at the closing session of the four-day conclave at the Ambasador yesterday. Other officers elected are Oliver J- Decker, Worthy Grand Procurator; W. 1.. Prince, Worthy Grand Master of Ceremonies; Jeremiah F. Ferguson, Worthy Grand Scribe, and George It Rea, Worthy Grand Treasurer. A number of invitations were presented for the next session but the city was not decided upon. Plans were discussed for making members life subscribers to “Caduceus,” the fraternity magazine, and resolutions were adopted providing for a limited expansion of the fraternity. The closing event was a banquet and ball, presided over by Allan C5. Ritter of Dos Angeles. SEVENTY TEACHERS COURSES Seventy separate college courses for teachers, covering the history, development, and progress of educational theory and methods, are included in the 1929 Summer Session of the University of Southern California. ANNUAL“ROUNDUP” ATTRACTS MALES Brookside Park To Be Scene of Yearly Festival For Students Friday. The annual men's "Roundup,” the only strictly stag affair on tie enter, tainment schedule for the Summer Session, takes place Friday of this week at Brookside park in Pasadena. The "Roundup,” originally known as the men's picnic, is a yearly feature of the Summer Session, having been inaugerated some years ago, and carried enthuastically since that time. The "Roundup,” is open to all men registered for summer school courses, and its popularity in the past assures a record turnout this year. Dean Woodruff, president of the Long Beach Junior College, has complete charge of the program, and has arranged a number of Interesting events these will incude an impromptu baseball game, a basketball contest, horseshoe pitching, and a swimming meet. Brookside Park has one of the largest outdoor tanks in Southern California, promising a cool spot for pleasure seekers if the present warm weather continues. Transportation will be provided free for all students wishing to attend the affair. Busses will leave the Trojan Campus every hour, the last one leaving at 3:00 o’clock. This was arranged so that students having classes early in the afternoon would stil be able to attend the “Roundup" Tickets for the affair will be placed on sale today, immediately at the close of the .fgtilar assembly per-iod. The tickets can be obtained at booths which will be placed at the entrance to Bovard Auditorium, ac. cording to A. H. Morosco, chairman of the publicity committee. The success of the recent Catalina Island Trip, and the interest expressed in tlie Mt. Lowe expedition, scheduled for Saturday, are taken to indicate that the "Roundup” will prove equally popular with the male members of the Summer Session student body. Bogardus Publishes Reference Booklet On Racial Question "The Mexican Immigrant: An Annotated Bibliography," is the title of a new booklet written by Dr. E. S. Bogardus of the Department of Sociology and published by the Council of International Relations. The author is chairman of I lie Research Committee of the Council, <ind has been engaged for the past four or live years in conducting a series of racial studies in the Southwest and on the Pacific Coast. This new work is divided into three parts. The first gives a series of references with notes concerning the nature of each, on the subject of the Mexican immigrant's culture traits, and shows the reasons for some of the differences between Americans and Mexicans. The second part gives reports concerning a number of sur-verys of Mexican immigrant communities in tlie United States, extending from San Diego to Bethlehem, Pa. The third section presents materials on a range of attempts at racial adjustments between Americans and Mexicans. California History To Be Subject Of Talk by Hunt The Graduate luncheon this Thursday noon will feature California in that the speaker, Dr. Rockwell D. Hunt, Dean of the Graduate School, will talk to the Graduates on “Time Out for California." Dean Hunt is Dean of the Graduate School but be is equally well known for his study of California history. He has studied California for many years and he will be able to tell not only the visiting students but the natives too, a great deal of Interest in California history. •Dr. Hunt in the author of several books on California history. Both Californians and visiting students wil find this discussion one of Interest. Miss Helen Barnett will sing some vocal solos for the music, al program. The reservation list has been posted in the Arcade of the Administration Building and all Graduates desiring to attend must sign the list before Wednesday at three o’clock when the list will be removed. -- Dr. Touton Feted By Phi Kappa Tau Dr. Frank C. Touton, newly elected vice-president of the University of Southern California, was the guest of honor Thursday night at a dinner given by the active and alumni chapters of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. The dinner was given at the Granada Cafe. Raymond Brennan, president of the alumni chapter, presided at the affair. Responses were made by Dr. Touton and by Justin Dees, who recently returned from Japan. JUBILEE SINGERS TO GIVE CONCERT Negro spirituals and plantation songs, called "America’s only folk music,” will be heard at their best when the Fisk University Jubilee Singers appear in concert in Bovard auditorium, August 8. The Fisk Jubilee Singers for many years have preserved negro songs, and have given their renditions of them before audiences in ail parts of the wolrd. The quartet which will appear before the Summer Session students is the third generation of singers from the negro university. The organization was founded in 1871 for the purpose of carrying negro music to the cities of the nation. Since its founding the organization has achieved world renown, and has, by its efforts, materially aided the finances of the school. | The quartet which is now touring | the nation is composed of alumni of the university. It is said by music | critics lo be one of the linest ensem-j bles of its kind in the world. When the famous Jubilee Singers ,appear here August 8 Summer Session students will be charged only a nom-jinal admission. This, in view of the fame of the group, is an opportunity rarely offered to any audience, it is said. Education Sorority Will Give Banquet Reservations are still being received for the annual banquet of Pi Lambda Theta, honorary- professional education sorority, to be given Friday-evening, in the Taix French restaurant. The Pi Lambda Theta banquet is held annually for the purpose of bringing women in the field of education into closer relationship. All women enrolled in education courses are invited to attend the banquet Friday evening, according to Miss Ethel Percy Andrus, president of Pi Lambda Theta. Tickets for the affair may still be obtained at the Students Store. Reservations will be open until Wednesday, according to Miss Andrus. All women in education will be cordially welcomed by members of the sorority. NEW APPOINTEES WILL BE ADDED TO S. C. FACULTY President Names Many Prominent Educators To Teaching Positions For 1929-1930. Additions to the faculty of the Uinvcrsity of Southern California indicate that every department of the university vviH be strengthened next fall by the addition of one or more instructors. Included in Uie list of new faculty members recently announced by President K. B. von KleJnSmid are 29 prominent educators who will assume their duties with the opening of the 1929-1930 academic year, Sept. 16. Several of the new professors have taught at the university before. Notable rn this list is Dr. Ferdinand Canning Soott Schiller, formerly -head of Corpus Christi Col lege, Oxford University. Dr. Schiller, one of the foremost philosophers of the age, and a leader in the field of Humanism, made his first visit to S. C. in the fall of 1926, when he came to California at the invitation of Dr. Ralph Tyler Flewelling, head of the philosophy department. MANY NEW TEACHERS Other faculty members who will make their appearance here next fall, according to the administration's announcement, are: Dr. Theodore Livingston Scholtz of Northwestern University, as professor ot education. Professor J. L. Leonard ot Trinity (Continued on Page Four) Catalina Excursion Draws Huge Crowd Of Trojan Visitors Several score, enthusiastic vacationers made the annual Summer Session tour to Catalina Island last Saturday, according to officials of the Catalina company, and the traditional "good time" was had by all. All records for the trip were broken by the largo turnout, bearing out previous predictions that the crowd would be the biggest in history. A number of students took advantage of the stop-over privileges to remain on the Maigic Isle over night, but most of the tourists merely spent the day exploring the Island and its many features. Swimming, boating, golt', fishing, mountain-climbing, and motoring, not to mention visits to the many curio stores occupied the attention and the time of the excursionists. The party left early Saturday morning, and spent the entire day visiting the many places of interest on William Wrig-ley’s popular resort. The trip in the glass-bottomed boat, which permits a close examination of the beautiful under-water plants in the clear water surrounding the Island, proved especially popular. Next Saturday, the annuaJ Mt. Lowe excursion, including a trip through the world-famous observatory, is scheduled. While this expedition does not promise as much in the way of total recreation, as does the Catalina jaunt, the Mt. l^owe trip invariably proves as popular as the journey to Catalina. Denver, Colo. — The senior class of thirteen at Iliff Graduate School of Theoogy has pledged a sum of $1150 to the school. CRAIG LECTURES IN AUDITORIUM "Neglected Arts” has been chosen by Dr. Hardin Craig for his lecture at the fourth weekly all-university assembly to be held this morning at 10:30 in Bovard auditorium. Dean Walter F. Skeele, Dean of the College of Music, will present an organ recital as part of the program. Dr. Craig is a visiting professor from Stanford university, where he is a professor of Knglish.
|Title||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 8, No. 7, July 23, 1929|
|Description||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 8, No. 7, July 23, 1929.|
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Tickets for the annual Summer Session Men's Roundup may be purchased from all committeemen appointed by classes, or students desiring reservations may see A. H. Morosco to obtain their tickets, according to Dean Woodruff, who is in charge of the picnic.