The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 8, No. 12, August 08, 1929
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FISK SINGERS The Fisk Jubilee Singers will present a concert of negro spirituals and folk songs in Bovard auditorium at 10:30 today. Students may obtain tickets for the performance at the Students Store. California '<JAN REGISTRATION Registration stations for those enrolling in the post session are open in the arcade. Students should obtain material and follow the procedure outlined. Advisors are available for those registering now. VOLUME VIII. Los Angeles, California, Thursday, August 8, 1929. NUMBER 12 JUBILEE SINGERS PRESENT CONCERT FOR S. C. STUDENTS Famous Negro Quartet To Appear In Bovard Auditorium At 10:30 Today. Today at 10:15 the Fisk Jubilee lingers .will make their first ,'tji-pearance at the university, presenting a concert for Summer Session in Bovard Auditorium. The Flak Singers will give a one hour concert of negro spirituals and folk 6ongB. The concert includes the repertoire of negro songs which h;is been gathered by the famous quartet from Fisk University during nearly sixty years of activity. Tickets for the performance this morning are on sale at the cashier’s desk in the Students Store. All Summer Session students are invited to attend. According to reports from eastern and European cities where the singers have recently appeared on tour, the quartet is one of the finest singing organizations,of its kind ever formed. Today's concert, therefore, will be in the nature of a distinct treat for music lovers in the university. The Summer Session administration scheduled the Fisk Singers to appear here when it was announced that the negro quartet would invade the west on a tour. The concert in Bovard auditorium today will be one of the finest programs in the history of the unhrersity, it is believed. WORLD FAMOUS The Fisk Singers have gained world wide fame because of their marvelous tone-blending qualities. The singers are said to be four of the finest negro singers, and long training has devel- S. C. Legal Aid Clinic Becomes Permanent Unit of Law School Assuring free legal assistance to those in difficulty and in need of help, a Legal Aid Clinic, introduced as an experiment lust year, is to become a definite part of the Law School, with the opening of the fall semester in September, according to announcement of President R. B. von KleinSmid. Mr. John Brad-way of Philadelphia, secretary of the National Association of 1 >‘gal Aid Organizations, has been appointed by the Hoard of Trustees of the Trojan University as director of the Clinic. He will direct the advanced law' students in the handling of cases; they will work in co-operation with the bar, the courts, public officials, and social agencies. The new Ijegal Aid Clinic is under, written by a Southern California Legal Aid Clinic Association, headed by President Guy Crump of tlie Los Angeles Bar Association. Operation of the clinic on the S. C. campus will give advanced law students the opportunity of taking complete charge of the cases, such as obtaining evi. dence, examining witnesses, preparing pleadings .and effecting settlements, with the exception of present- j ing the cases in court. Offices will. be' maintained in the 1-aw School Building. "Such clinics are in successful operation at Harvard, Yale. North, wesern, Minnesota, and Cincinatti universities,” states Dean Justin Miller of the Law School. “They are largely a post-war development. In (Continued on Page Four) REGULAR CLASSES TOMORROW OPEN POST SUMMER SESSION All Departments of the University Offer Courses During' 20 Day Period; Many Visiting Professors to Remain At S. C. During August Session. Tomorrow classes in the annual Post Summer Session will open, with practically every department of the university offering courses for undergraduate and graduate students during the intensive term. • Registration is now in progress for the. Post Session, and advisors are Stationed in the Administration ,to awl students in corn-*—----*-•-*pletlng their eprollment. LESTER B. ROGERS (Continued on Page Four) Faculty Announces Latest Additions CHILEAN VISITOR IS DINNER GUEST Dean Reviews S. C. Progress The following message by Dean L. it. Rogers amply sums up the progress of Summer Session work during the past 10 years. The university announces the appointment of Dr. Clinton H. Thienes. ol the University of Oregon, as associate professor of pharmacology in the School of Medicine, effective with the opening of the fall semester in September. Announcement is also made by S. C- of the appointment of Paul W. Smith as assistant in physloloiry in the School of Medicine. Another new faculty member appointed for the acedemic year 1929-1930 is Professor Malcolm Bissell, formerly of Bryn Mawr College, (A. Yale, Ph. D. Yale), as associate professor of geology in the College of Engineering. Sidney p. Duncan, California Institute wt>o has been in mechanical engin. eerlng work with the Itaily Motor Co. Cleveland for two years, has been •PPointed instructor in mechanical wd electrical engineering at Southern Alifornia, according to advice from President’s office. Duncan also spent two years as student engine Carlos Davila, Ambassador of Chile to the United States, was guest of honor last night at a dinner given by President It. B. von KleinSmid, in the Social Hall of the Student Union. Nearly 100 guests greeted the Chilean envoy, who arrived in Los Angeles recently. Many United States army and navy officers were present, as well as many prominent Los Angeles business peo- 1920 pie. 1921 Among tlie distinquished guests 1922 were Commander Kdgardo von Schroe- 1923 der, of the Chilean training ship Gen- 1924 er! Baquedano, which is visiting Port Los Angeles for the flrst time. Hon. T Valdvieso Valdez, Chilean j consul in Los Angeles, was another j member of the Chilean diplomatic, corps who attended the dinner in honor of the ambassador. Twenty-two members of the consular corps were present. The Social hall took on the aspect j of a military or naval ball, since all graduate ot I the officers present w'ere attired in of-Technology,, ||L-ial uniforms. Numerous inquiries have come to us from members of the faculty and student body regarding the number in attendance, and the growth of the Summer Session. The following statistics may be of some interest to them. Trojan Journalism Scholarship Winners To Enter University Miss Vivian Crawford of Kern County Union High School, and Quentin Roger, of the Los Angeles Metropolitan High School, will enroll at the University of Southern Calif, ornia, in September, as the first recipients of the Trojan journalism scholarships. Each student will receive the scholarship for the four full years, subject only to the condition that the student’s scholarship record shall be high throughout the entire undergraduate period. Miss Crawford and ltoger were declared winners of the first journalism scholarship contest, held last year. The victors were selected from a large group of Southern California higli school students, who had qualified under the rules of the contest, which are as follows: The candidate must have profes. (Continued on Page Three) OFFER PRIZE IN ODE COMPETITION No. in attendance in the six and eisht weeks session. 828 998 1404 1743 2068 Total number in summer sessions 1130 1334 174*5 2010 22t>7 Classes, in Post Session, meet six days a week, w(ll be of one hour and twenty minutes duration. The closing date of the session, according to Dean Lester B. Rag- , ers, will . be Saturday, Aug. 31. This early closing date will allow students two weeks of rest before commencing the regular fall semester. . ■ Students enrolled in the 20 day course may register for a maximum of four units of work. EDUCATION COURSES Students in education will be given ample opportunity to work toward obtaining their teaching credentials, with 21 courses In education included in the curriculum/ Other departments offering work in the Post Session are Botany, Chemistry, Economics, English, History, Philosophy Physical Education Psychology, Sociology and Zoology. Preparations have been made for an increase in registration for the 1929 Post Session over that of last year. Many * prominent visiting professors will remain at S. C. for the Post Session. teaching their favorite subjects Some of the visitors who will teach in the short session are: Ernest W. Burgess, associate professor of Sociology from Chicago; Andrew Johnston Bigney, professor of Biology, from Evansville; Harry Benson, head of the department of Chemistry, University of Washington; RI. Eustace Broom, assistant professor of Inauguration of a contest for a university Ode, to he presented as a choral work during the musical program at the semi-centennial celebration nt-xi year, is expected to bring forth many contributions.- The contest will fall in two divisions. One stage calls for a poem of I Education, San Diego State Teachers’ the ode type, and the other for a mu | College; Norman Fenton, Director of (Continued on Page Three) C LION I AN SOCIETY MEETS IN UNION Alumni and active members of Cli-onian literary society, both Southern California students and visiting members attending Summer Session, held an informal tea yesterday from 3 to 5 p.m., in the Y. W. C. A. rooms in the Student Union. sical setting for the poem. The flrst j contest closes Nov. 15 and the music ) contest will be concuded Feb. 1, 1930. i Dr. Allison Gaw, chairman of the j departmental group of English, Comparative Literature, Journalism and | Speech, is head of the committee in > charg of the competition. 1 For tlie best ode, if accepted for use, and for the musical setting, prizes of $50 each will be given, Dr. Gaw announces, (Continued on Page Four) (Continued on Page Four) Student Composers Give Music Program Pupils of Dr. Howard Hanson gave a concert of their own compositions in Bovard auditorium yesterday. The *«h the General Electric Company, |student «»niposers, members of the class in composition at the College of Music during Summer Session, presented vocal, orchestral, and instrumental numbers. The composers represented in the concert were: Mabel Woodworth, Mrs. Katherine Barnard, Rita Mitchel, Ruth Lenore Snow, Earl Frasier, Karl Stone and Stilas Johnson. Schenectady, New York. SYMPHONIC POEM WILL BE PLAYED ^°rth and West,” a symphonic I® 1>5’ Dr- Howard Hanson, will be yed by the Hollywood Bowl Or-estra’ Monday, August 12. in a clal program. Dr Hanson’s ,0nic P°eni was scheduled at the the sym-o be Bowl last week, but concert was postponed. t ls sPecial program will be of lnterest to music students at fun en> ("al*fornia- I)r- Hanson’s jj.6’ 88 a composer is widespread, 1 's rendition of his famous sym. poem is ®*Dy of those dents leles expected to draw summer session stu-who will remain in I-os An-0Ver the week end. Mudd Memorial Hall Ready In November Seely W. Mudd Memorial Hall of Philosophy, now under construction, will be ready for occupancy by the Philosophy Department of the University in November. Dedication ceremonies will be held then, with promonent educators ga. thered for the occasion. Students Working For Credentials Will Meet Today Credentials renewed by the State Board will be mailed directly to the applicants. Do not call at this office for them. Students eligible for orisinal credentials a# the close of the six and eight weeks sessions, will meet in H ’*05 at 3:00 p. m. on Thursday. August 8th, where credentials that have been received from the State Board will be distributed. If students can not come at 3:00 o'clock, call at S. 357 after 4:0o o’clock or on Friday. Lists of students eligible for credentials (and those not eligible) will lie posted on the bulletin board near S. 357 by 2:00 p. m. Thurs. August 8th. l-ester B. Rogers Dean of the School of Education and Summer Session. Norma Gould Dancers Present Ballet Here The Norma Goud ballet, soon to appear at the Hollywood Bowl, presented the ballet from Tschaiskowsky's Nutcracker Suite, Tuesday, In Bovard auditorium. The performance was sponsored by the College of Music and the department of Physical Education of the university. Owing to the fact that most Summer [ Session students will be unable to see the regular scheduled performance of the ballet at the Bowl, Norma Gould and her students presented the special student performance Tuesday. The ballet was in the nature of a rehearsal, but it was complete in every detail but that of costuming. POST SESSION The following corrections in the Directory of Offices should be noted: Chemistry-Sc. 108 English--B.315 Post Session Schedule, by Departments, see page 41 of the Schedule. Post Session Sshedule, by hours, with room assignments, see page 54 of the Schedule. Additional course offered: Ed. 119. Organization and Supervision of In. struction. at 9:30, in H. 304. by Dr. \V. J. Klopp. Merchandising School To Be Opened in Fall Establishment of a new school of. Merchandizing was announced today by Dr. William D. Moriarty, who will be the director of the new division of* the university. Faculty members of the new school; in addition to Dr. Moriarty, will be Dr.: Florence May Morse, as professor of merchandising; Dr. William Ernst-Koch, of Harvard, as associate professor of merchandising; Miss Ada Col-: lins Holme, as associate professor ot merchandising; J. Harry Tregoe,' Frank W. Nagley, and Paul Ivey. The School of Merchandising will include training for all branches of merc handising, namely, Wholesaleing; Retailing, Marketing, and Advertising’ The School of Merchandising will be open to students enrolling in Septem her when a complete curriculum will be announced. FRENCH VISITING BERLIN FRIENDS BERLIN, July 24,—-Professor Roy L French, head of the department of . Journalism at the University of Southern California, arrived here today for an extended stay. Mr. French is accompanied by his wife. The Tro jan professor lunched today with a number of American Newspaper correspondents in the German Capital and will be joined soon by Crombie Allen, donor of the trophy of his name, which is awarded annually by the University of Southern California to the best high school newspaper in that section of the state. Professor French will return to his home in time to resume hiB duties at the start of next semester.
|Title||The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 8, No. 12, August 08, 1929|
FISK SINGERS The Fisk Jubilee Singers will present a concert of negro spirituals and folk songs in Bovard auditorium at 10:30 today. Students may obtain tickets for the performance at the Students Store.