Southern California Daily Trojan, Vol. 21, No. 147, May 27, 1930
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All girls who are in the processional for the semicentennial pageant must report at 3:1b in Bovard auditorium today for rehearsal. SOUTHER CALIFORNIA DAI LY r? TROJAN Winners of the declamation contest are asked by Ran Ritchy to brinj their medals and cups to the debate office today to be engraved. SEMICENTENNIAL YEAR VOL. NO. XXI. Los Angeles, California, Tuesday, May 27, 1930. No. 147 FIFI DORSAY Honor Group ‘ALL-TROJAN’ TO APPEAR ON j Vitiates Ten p j|j OFFERS SCENARIO JOB BENEFIT SHOW Louise Dresser and Robert Edeson Rehearse for Play on Big Program. Fid Dorsay, vivacious French motion picture actress is the latest itar to bo added to the elaborate pj-ocram of the Zeta Plii Kta scholarship benefit show to be held In Bovard auditorium this Friday evening. On this bill of stars the main feature will be tlie appearance of Louise Dresser and Robert Edeson hi a one-act play. Names of famous stage and screen stars are added to the program dally, Una Basquette, Tormer Wampas star and dancer, has already offered her services. Sho will give some of tlie dances which won her fame on thc screen. Miss Dorsay will present an act in which she will sing and dance In her inimitable manner. Students will have the opportunity to see this famous Parisiene musical S. C. Students May Enter initiation of 32 pledges to Pr. ■ *ton,, treasurer. These officers at ' j)r> Warde Presents Pro- Contest ; Winning Story;'' Junior Girls Ceremony For Mortar Board Held Sunday Morning. Ten junior women were initiated into Mortar Board, national sen- _ lor women's honorary organization, A. scenario-writing contest, wlilcli [
aml head of the School of I Brooks' Fred Goss' GeorKe Cover Government association with the | photoplav. who will act as faculty customary services which included advisor for the production. A com-tile placing of mortar boards of. mittee, to be tontat'vely known actives on the heads of the pledg- „s the Trojan productions commtt-es- tee. composed of Dean Waugh, fac- Membership In Mortar Hoard is ulty advisor; Ray McDonald, uni-possible for junior women out- 'ers^>’ director; George Fro-standing in the fields of service, ,ey’ 'as ,0 <>°- Every pledge, college life as it actually is, and should include such phases of school activities as the major football games, class dances, fraternity and sorority life, and entrance of freshmen into school. Make sure that your story lias The new members of Mortar ja R00(, plot( am, (,oeg nQt (lff , which will be one of tho Board will hold a joint meeting j an(j uge p]enty 0f huma program, biggest shows ever given on the with the old members this aftercampus. Jack Gardner, casting di- j noon at 4 o'clock in the debate rector at the Fox Studios, Is giv-1 squad room in room 235, Student ing the performance his full sup-1 Union. Election of officers for port and has promised to have a ( next year will take place. before he may be initiated, must turn in a five hundred word satire on the old members of the organization. This procedure is customary, and is sometimes worse than the Pi Delt Razzberry. Each of the pledges has served in some capacity on the Trojan Some are so- full program of stellar acts for the benefit. Scores of screen notables, including Mr. and Mrrf. Antonio Moreno and Winfield Sheehan, vice-president of the Fox Film corporation, will be introduced as honored guests of the evening. Many other stars will also attend the performance as a compliment to Louise Dresser. Louise Dresser and Edeson will appear in “While Jack Sleeps,” an original play by Edeson. The performance will mark the appearance of Louise Dresser on the stage after a long career in the (Continued on Page Four) HISTORY SOCIETY ELECTS OFFICERS Dr. C. P. Hammond Selected As President of Group; Expect Progress. The organization of an honoran’ society of the history department of the University of Southern California was advanced a step farther last Saturday evening at a meeting of interested faculty members and students. Permanent officers for next year were elected and include Dr. G. P. Hammond, president. W. H. Hummel, vice-president; Mrs. Kate Hammond, secretary; Miss Thais Plaisted, treasurer. A committee was appointed to petition the authorities of the university for the approval of the organization. Gaining tlie appro-val of the university, the organization early next fall will seek to affiliate with a national historical honorary fraternity. A constitution for the organization was adopted at the meeting, tinder which membership in the society was divided Into six classes: faculty members, alumni, graduate students, seniors, a limited number of outstanding juniors whose exceptional work warrants membership in the society, and distinguished historians. All mem-bet s must of ennrito he history ■oajors. A high scholarship averse Is necessary for membership. The nst 0f charter members "HI he held open until tho second meeting of next year, announced Dr. P. H. Garver, chair-man of the history department. Establishment of tills history honorary organization comes as the result of a long felt need, lor the history department is ono |°f the few departments in tho university which does uot have an honorary society. New Members initiated Sunday are Dorothy Beech, Winifred Biegler, Miriam Brownstetter, Alberta Dudley, Lucille Huebner, Janet McCoy, Virginia Monosmlth, Helen Pargellis, Helen Peterson and Mary lleasoner, Mrs. Marjorie Rick Martz, member of Torch and Tas-selle, honorary organization which became Mortar Board in 1929, was also initiated. est,” stated Froley. As planned, the picture will be of feature length, or about eight reels, and prospective scenario writers should keep tills ln mind when writing tlieir stories. All scenarios are to be handed (Continued on Page Four) an inter-!for ,he last year clety editors, some dabble Tomorrow Set As Appearance Date of S. C. Year Booh Tomorrow morning is the time set for the appearance of the 1930 El Rodeo, Matt Barr and Les Hatch, editor and business manager of the yearbook, announced yest day. The books wiN be distributed in the student store. A student must have his student activity book in order to obtain his copy. Those who have lost their activity books should give their names to Marie Poetker, cashier in the store, today, in order that she may check and make it possible for those students to obtain books. NEW ART SOCIETY in sports, some do features, some are publicity reporters, some are theater reporters, and some are merely reporters. The officers of Press club are Elinor Wilhoit, president; Ruth Stein, vice-president; Dinette Zimmerman, secretary, and Art Lang- Washington Faces Republican Split SQUIRE OFFICERS THREE STUDENTS TO BE INSTALLED WIN APPOINTMENTS Students Will Take Office To-! Local Air Service Selects day at Noon; All Members Must Be Present. Installation of new officers of . Squires will take place this noon After Convention in the council room on the fourth floor of the Student Union. "This is a very important meeting and all old and new Squires are requested to attend.” stated Rill Horton, president of the organization. Page Parker was recently elected president, Jack Smith, vice-president; George Harris, secre* Seattle, May 20.-(INS)— Predictions of party splits and election of new leaders to carry out the policies laid down at the Republican state convention at Bellingham Saturday were heard throughout the state today as an after- j math of the political meeting. Political observers looked upoiij(ary. an(j £jU(j Lawson, treasurer, the convention’s action in demand- paI-ker, the new executive, spent ing modification of the prohibi- (his high school days at Fairfax, tion laws and rejection of the jn his first year at Southern Cali-world court, as a direct slap at ^ fornia he entered in several so-the present national administra- j cjai and athletic activities, includ-tion and declared the first gun of ing basketball and baseball. He a fierce liberal-dry battle in which | is a member of Theta Sigma Nu party lines would grow dim, had ■ fraternity (now Sigma Nu). been fired. | The Squires is a service organ- Prominent among the new list ization and aid at all athletic con-of names mentioned as prospec- tests of the year, serving as ush-tive names of party leaders was j ers and guards, or in any capacity that of Mark W. Reed, anti-drv I as needed. During the fourth leader as opposed to Senator Wes- J coming Semi-centennial celebra-trel Jones, avowed dry and coau-1 tion the Squires will be on hand thor of the ‘'5-and-lO” prohibition to guide visitors about the cam-enforcement law'. I pus. KNIGHTS AND SQUIRES TO AID SEMI-CENTENNIAL COMMITTEE U1 members of the Trojan ^general information, acting as Campus Representatives; Interest Shown. Appointment of Orvil Mohler, Trojan football star, Fred H. Bice and Paul S. Farr as campus representatives of Curtiss-Wright Flying Service has just been announced by Major C. C. Moseley, vice-president and general manager in the west. These three well-known S. C. men, all prominently identified in school activities and in Alpha Eta Flio, international aviation fraternity, will act as sales representatives on the campus for Curtiss-Wright. "Realizing that students of the University of Southern California are among the most all-minded in the country, we have taken these men into our organization in order that they may serve in every possible manner those on the campus who are interested in aviation," said Moseley, who is an S. C. graduate and former football star, in commenting on the appointments. “We are pleased that wre are able to find places in our organization for these men, and in so doing to carry out one of the purposes of your fine aviation fraternity—that of placing interested and capable students in closer touch with the aviation industry." Delta Ph'i Fraternity Is Name j of New Group; Expected to Become Very Active. Recognition was given last week to a new group recently organized on the campus, the Delta Phi fraternity, composed of students who aro majoring in art at the University of Southern California. Charter members of the fraternity with the list of newly-elected ollicers are as follows: Joan Covey, president; Grace Parsons, vice-president; Katherine Hackney, secretary; and Virginia Lee Hall, treasurer. Other charter members are: Gwendolyn Cowan, Dorothy Hollingsworth, Margaret Lytle, Louise Dixon, Nancy Kaye, Evangeline Peale, Marjory Helwlg. Evangeline Mohnike and Helen Randall. Miss Amy R. Woller and Miss Mildred Bateson of the fine arts department In the School of Architecture are honorary members of the organization and have assisted the students in the work of organizing. The fraternity is open to botli men and women, but is limited in active membership to students having completed two semesters of successful work in the art department with a B average. The purpose for which tlie fraternity was created was to promote a more professional interest in art and to help in the cultivation of ability in this subject, and also, to promote fellowship among its members. One of the activities planned by the organization as a yearly feature, will be tlie sending out of a traveling exhibition, which will show the representative work of tlie members of Delta Phi and which will be sent to other universities and colleges. j Dr. Frederick Warde, for more than fifty years a leading figure on . the American stage, will present j a prologue. “The Vision of Juni-j PQro Serra" as an introduction to ’ the Semi-Centennial historical ! pageant which will be presented in j Bovard auditorium, Tuesday even-| ing, June 3. The pageant is open j to the public without charge, j More than 100 Trojan students and co-eds will appear in the historical performance, which is to ! portray tlie history of S. C. since j >t was founded in 1880. Foreign | students of all nationalities will ! appear in costume, j Attired as Fra Junipero Serra, j the venerable and beloved padre | flrst brought to the stage by Dr. Warde, the veteran actor will present the vision of the saintlike monk of a center of education, art, literature, music, science, industry, and commerce, and lie will cite the contribution of the University of Southern California as a metropolitan Institution of higher learning which has had part in the development of the “magic city” of Las Angeles and the surrounding section. The seven arts, fostered by the light of the lamp or learning will be depicted by college students, and two chroniclers, Gertrude Tyson and William Miller, will announce and explain the seventeen (Continued on Page Four) Majors. Sigma Alpha, Western National honorary fraternity in Physical Education, became a new fraternal addition on the S. C. campus at an installation banquet May 22. This organization is open to junior and senior Physical Educa- Semi-Centennial Celebration With Program. Southern California's Semi-Centennial celebration will be officially opened Thursday evening, May 29, 8 o'clock with Dean Rockwell Dennis Hunt giving the lotion majors who maintain a selio- j troductory address. The principal larsl.ip average of 1.05 or above. "Peakcr of the evening will be Founded seven years ago at Bernard Brennan, alumnus of th. Oregan State College this is a Sch°o1 ot ***• claas ot '25-comparatively young national fra whlle a studcnt at s. c. Mr> ternity. At first It was a local t Brennan was active in many cam-called Sigma Alpha and «as very | pUS organizations. He was a mem-active on the campus. When the j ber of Del(a slgma Rho Alpha group decided to become national i 1>hl K|)Bilon, Skull and Scales, the name remained unchanged. Aristotelian Literary society, de-The University of Southern Cal- ^ bate squad, '23-’24, and Glee club, ifotnia is now acting as the na- ; jla8 chosen for his topic “Lit-tional headquarters, the other 1 erature and College.” hapters being at the University of California; Oregon State Col- , As the third number on the lege; University of Washington; Program Thomas Freeman will Washington State College; and the University of Arizona. I .oe Hansen, Trojan miler, was a members of the original chapter at Oregon State and w'lien he came to S. C. in 1928. he began working to establish a chapter here. After two years he succeeded and on May 8 the charter was granted. The officers elected for the coming year at the installation banquet were: Ernest Payne, president; Cecil Zaun, warden; and Myron Sniull, secretary aud treasurer. EXECUTIVE BOARDS IN FINAL MEETING Legislative Council and Board of Publications to Close Year's Business. Knights and Squire organizations must meet with Fred Pierson, Glenn Johnson, and Dr. Francis Bacon in room 203 Student Union, at 10 o’clock Thursday, May 29, lo outline plans for the coming Semi-centennial week. The Trojan service organizations have developed into a group with prestige anu uuiv witn the conclusion of the fiftieth year of our university it is imperative for those organizations to function to their best ability," stated Sam Newman, president of the Trojan Knights. “There will be representative people from all over the world to visit Southern California during the week and it is the duty of the Knights and Squires to care for them while they are at S. C. The duties will includes giving guides about the campus, providing transportation for the univer- >4rf Students sity guests, and promotion of traditions.” Frank Smith will be in charge of all the Knights and Squires on Monday, Bud Fesler on Tuesday, Glenn Johnson on Wednesday, Rosy Hosaur on Thursday, Pat Humphries on Friday, and Nor- Knights and Squires are to arrange with the above men in regard to the time they may put in for service during the week. The presidents of all the foreign clubs are asked to become ex-officio members on tlie reception committee under the Knight Sponsor Exhibition One of the features of the exhibition of art and architectural work by Trojan students, now being shown at tbe State Exposition building, Exposition park, is tlie sculpture of Sherry Petticolas and Miss Clarlbell Uaffney. The work of these two students, who are studying under the direction of Mcrrll Uage, teacher of sculpture in the School of Architecture, has received a great deal of commendation. Mr. Petticolas lias recently been The final meeting of the Legislative Council will be held this evening in the Social hall of the Student Union. The meeting will be In the form of a dinner dance to which all the new and old members are invited. The meeting will be a closed session except to those of the council. Leo Adams, outgoing president of the Associated Student body, will preside. Appointments which have been suggested by the Board of Publications will be voted and acted upon. R is urged that all college presidents and committee heads who have not as yet handed in their semester reports do so immediately. This will be the last meeting of the year and will officially close all the student body business for the year. This afternoon the Board of Publications will meet to appoint the new members to the Daily Trojan staff acting on the advice of Ray Zeman, incoming editor, and Ralph Flynn, the outgoing editor-in-chief. Yearly appointments are made to the offices of managing editor, assistant editor, woman’s editor, assistant woman’s editor, sports editor, daily editors, and I. N. S. editor. Students who have had recent selected as a competitor iu the com-contaets with foreign countries petition for the Prlx de Home. He can make themselves ol great set ( also has some piece or sculpture vice to the Knights during the j which are onexliibition in New' week. York. La Tertulia To Hold Dance Thursday Eve La Tertulia, S. C. Spanish club, will hold Its semi-centennial dinner dance Thursday night at Ray West’s cafe. Evelyn Gltler, chairman, has planned special entertainment In Spanish atmosphere with tlie help of Prof. Herbert Laeoyo. Bids may be purcnased by any student at $1.50 rrorn Louis Brauer, Dorothy Campbell, Evelyn Gltler, or at tho cashier’s window in the Student store. A limited number will be sold. MUSHROOM PICKING TITLE Camptonvlile. Cal., May 26— (INS)—Jacob Dietrich today claimed the mushroom picking championship of this region. He found a mushroom 18 inches ln diame-I ter. Foreigners To Teach Native Tongues At S. C. During Summer Instruction in modern languages will be given in the summer session of the University of Southern California by a group of foreign teachers, natives of the countries whose speech they are to teach. Professor Rene Belle ot France will teach courses in French, including French literature and the French drama. Professor Jose Maria de Osma will head courses ill Spanish, having charge of a Spanish Seminar, and teaching classes in the Spanish noved and drama. Professor Erwin T. Mohme will give courses in German, including Goethe and a literary seminar of the nineteenth century. Registration for the 8 weeks session ot the Trojan summer school will open on June 13, according to Dr. L. B. Rogers, dean. The program of study includes music, art, architecture, literature, dramatics, sciences, economics, history, geology, sociology, psychology, law, philosophy, pharmacy, political science, and 75 teacher-training or educational methods courses. give several baritone solos, "The Nomad,” Bernard Hamblen, and “The Wind Speaks," Grant-Schae-fer. The Trojan Trio, composed of Eloise Jones, Eunice Erikson, and Peggy Binkley, accompanied by Glenna Gould, will sing "Invocation to Life," Spross, "Desert Love Songe from the Arabian Suite,” Spross. The Semi-Centennial Anthology will be presented by Dr. Ijotiis Wann of the department of English, followed by the _ » reading of several selections by Frances Schulte, Eloise Jones will sing two so-prano solos, “Joy,” Cadman, and “Vlllanell,” D’Acqua. Helena Betzlng, accompanied by Winifred Homing, will give several violin numbers, "Legente,” Wlenlawski, and "Hejre Katl,” Humbay. The entire program will be sponsored by four campus literary societies, Aristotelian, Comitia, Athena, and Clionian. Following the program a joint reception wlH be held In the social hall of the Student Union for alumni, members, and friends of the societies. SEEKS PREHISTORIC MAN Peking, May 26—(INS)—Backtracking a trail 500,000 years old. Roy Chapman Andrews, noted explorer and paleontologist, today is on his way to the mysterious, unmapped regions of Mongolia. He is seeking traces of ancestors of the Peking man, whose skull was discovered last summer and who is believed to be 500,000 years old SEMI-CENTENNIAL WAMPUS PLEASES CAMPUS NOTABLES By MARY CALDWELL The largest Wampus ever to b“¥orable effort. BENEFIT BANQUET AIDS DORMITORY $25,000 Estimated Proceeds For New Wing To Women’s Residence Hall. printed at Southern California made its debut before the student body yesterday. One hundred pages of humor, clever stories, feature articles, and illustrations, all combined to make up a book which Is an outstanding success from every point of view. Prominent people from numerous ac- pressed their praise of the book in no uncertain language, and have offered their congratulations to the editor, Bud Fetterly, and his business manager, Al Michaelian. Gwynn Wilson, in his statement says: “The Semi-centennial number of the Wampus is unquestionably the best one ever to appear at S. C. I never read a better college publication. The material is good and the general layout shows evidence of cousid- The new style of typo is very effective.” Matt Barr, El Rodeo editor, says: “It is the best college magazine I have ever read. Mr. Fot-terly has done himself proud and should be congratulated.” Ralph Flynn, “The greatest book ever published at S. C.” Glenn Johnson, "One of the cleverest editions or the Wampus and a w'orthy climax to a fine year for all publications at S. C." Ralph Huston, “I enjoyed reading the Wampus very much.” Ruth Ann Byerley, “Bud Fot-terly, the editor, should be congratulated on the success of his efforts for a bigger and better Wampus.” Morrie Chain, “It’s a good book even if I haven’t , ead it.” Jean Maschio, "Very Interesting (Continued on Page Four) Featuring Madame Margaret Matzenauer, noted soprano, talks by Frederick Ward, and a program given by various mnslcal groups on the campus, the New Wing banquet benefiting the women’s residence hall, was held in the Sala de Ora of the Biltmore hotel last Friday evening. Approximately 1,000 people attended the banquet, tickets for which sold at $50 a couple to all peoplo except those who were associated with the university. Although proceeds have not yet bee» definitely tabulated, it ls estimated that around $25,000 was taken in. In addition to the larger features of the program, talkB of welcome were given by Mrs. Sloane-Orcutt, Mrs. Robinson, and Mrs. R. D. von KlelnSmid, members of the committee planning tlie banquet. Mrs. Warren B. Bovard gave an Introductory talk for Mrs. Pearl Alkln Smith who In turn Introduced a group of Trojan women who took part ln the Sweetheart Review. Dressed in costumes of today and tlie nineteenth century, a group of approximately thirty women marched from the stage of the room and among the tables. Women ln the review were Lucille Callahan, Evangeline Peale, Mary Hunt, Helen Johnson, Virginia Ward, Betty I.awford, Eleanor Humgrevllle, Elizabeth Houston, Catherine Rohr, Irene BOroa-nais, Dorothy Currer, Hazel Red-rield, Winifred Wentz, Mary Foster, Charlotte La Touche, Eppie Brlttlngham, Dorothie Smith, Audrey Wallhouse, Helen Clark, Virginia Monosmith, Helen Pargellis, Ella Sandberg, Harriett Hauge, Betty von KieinSmid, Kathryi Ault, and Katherine Gude.
|Title||Southern California Daily Trojan, Vol. 21, No. 147, May 27, 1930|
|Description||Southern California Daily Trojan, Vol. 21, No. 147, May 27, 1930.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
All girls who are in the processional for the semicentennial pageant must report at 3:1b in Bovard auditorium today for rehearsal. SOUTHER CALIFORNIA DAI LY r? TROJAN Winners of the declamation contest are asked by Ran Ritchy to brinj their medals and cups to the debate office today to be engraved. SEMICENTENNIAL YEAR VOL. NO. XXI. Los Angeles, California, Tuesday, May 27, 1930. No. 147 FIFI DORSAY Honor Group ‘ALL-TROJAN’ TO APPEAR ON j Vitiates Ten p j j OFFERS SCENARIO JOB BENEFIT SHOW Louise Dresser and Robert Edeson Rehearse for Play on Big Program. Fid Dorsay, vivacious French motion picture actress is the latest itar to bo added to the elaborate pj-ocram of the Zeta Plii Kta scholarship benefit show to be held In Bovard auditorium this Friday evening. On this bill of stars the main feature will be tlie appearance of Louise Dresser and Robert Edeson hi a one-act play. Names of famous stage and screen stars are added to the program dally, Una Basquette, Tormer Wampas star and dancer, has already offered her services. Sho will give some of tlie dances which won her fame on thc screen. Miss Dorsay will present an act in which she will sing and dance In her inimitable manner. Students will have the opportunity to see this famous Parisiene musical S. C. Students May Enter initiation of 32 pledges to Pr. ■ *ton,, treasurer. These officers at ' j)r> Warde Presents Pro- Contest ; Winning Story;'' Junior Girls Ceremony For Mortar Board Held Sunday Morning. Ten junior women were initiated into Mortar Board, national sen- _ lor women's honorary organization, A. scenario-writing contest, wlilcli [