The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 8, No. 9, July 30, 1929
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VOLUME VIII. pilgrimage play Tickets for S. C. night at the Pilgrimage Play. Friday. Aug. 2. arc on sale at the Students Store casHicr’s window. The cashier has tickets in every part of the theatre at reduced rates. Regular $2 seats may be obtained at $1.25 and $1.50 seats for $1.00. t£g South alifornia <JAN DINNER AT BOWL Students wishing to attend the Hollywood Bowl informal dinner, honoring Dr. Howard Hanson, may register now in the Students Store. It is imperative that students wishing to make reservations do so before 5:00 o.m. Wednesday. Tickets are 75 cents. Los Angeles, California, Tuesday, July 30, 1929. NUMBER 9 AMOUS MUSICIAN WILL BE HONORED Dinner at Hollywood Bowl to be Given Thursday for Doctor Howard Hanson. Southern California music lovers, in gesture of appreciation for the work I>r. Howard Hanson, director of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester New York, have planned a dinner the Hollywood Bowl, Thursday, to honor the famous composer and teach-i ' The dinner, at 5:30 p.m., will be open to ail Summer Session students, as well as to the many admirers of Hanson in l.«s Angeles. Miss Julia Howell, of the S. C. College of Music announced today that a hlock of tickets for Southern California students has been placed with the cashier of the Students Store. At the regular Thursday Hollywood Bowl concert, following the dinner, Dr. Hanson’s famous symphonic poem, North and West" will be played by the 110 piece Bowl orchestra. Dr. Hanson is giving a course in composition at the Summer Session, and in addition he is scheduled to lecture before the students In Bovard auditorium July 30 and August 1 on music topics. Dr. Hanson, who is internationully known as a composer, music teacher, and conductor, Is an exponent of modem music. Among his principal orchestral works are "Symphony No. 1 Nordic,” Symphonic Poem "North and West,” "Lux Aeterna,” “Pan and the Priest,” Concerto for Organ and Orchestra, "Lament for Beowulf,” "Heroic Elegy for Chorus and Orchestra,” and several shorter orchestral works. During his long career, Dr. Hanson has appeared in every important musical center in the world. He has conducted the famous Rome Symphony, the Los ^ngeles Philharmonic orchestra, at the Hollywood Bowl, and the symphony orchestras at Cincinnat-ti, Baltimore, San Francisco, Rochester, New York, Boston, St. Louis and other great cities. Lancaster Lectures On French Theatre In Bovard Tonight Dr. Henry Carrington Lancaster will lecture tonight on the topic, “La Mise en scene du theatre francalse au XVII slecle." This illustrated lecture, under the auspices of the Alliance Francalse, of which Dr. Riddle, head of the S. C. French department. Is secretary, and of the Cercle Francais of the University of Southern California, will be open to all students. Non-members of the Alliance Francalse and the Cercle Francais will be charged 50 cents admission fee. Dr. Lancaster's lecture, delivered in French, will be illustrated hy slides taken from his edition of "Memoire de Mehelot, Laurent et d'autres decora-teurs de l’Hotel de Bourgogne.” This document is said to be the most important publication on stage setting of the French theatre of the Seventeenth century. 1 This will be the tlrst opportunity to bear this lecture on the Pacific coast. Dr. Lancaster lias given the lecture in France and at various European universities. MT. LOWE TRIP PROVES SUCCESS Nearly lflo Summer Session students made the trip Saturday to Mt. Lowe, famous Southern California mountain resort. The Summer Session excursionists made up one of the largest excursion groups which lias ever made the journey to the summit. The trip proved, according to several of the excursionists, a fitting introduction to the Southland’s wonderful mountain country. As an added attraction, the excursionists were given perfect weather, allowing a perfect view of the valleys from the various points of vantage near Mt. Lowe tavern. uPJOHN SLA TED Faculty Members Give Beach Party Members of the S. C. Faculty club and visiting Summer Session professors gathered at the Edgewater Beach club last night for a "stag” frolic and dinner. Forty professors were in attendance at the affair which was held under the direction of the Faculty club. The afternoon was given over to bathing and informal sports. At dinner, Dean Ray K. Immel, of the School of Speech, acted as toastmaster, and introduced many of tlie visitors. Among the speakers at the dinner were Dr. Clyde M. Hill, visiting professor of education, from Yale; Dr. James Alton James, of Northwestern University, and Dr. Hardin Craig, professor of English from Stanford. Dr. Louis Wann, of the S. C. English department, president of the faculty club, was one of the leaders in preparing the faculty frolic. The program was arranged by Dr. Osman R. Hull, professor of Education, who was chairman in charge of arrangements. The faculty dinner was set for 6:30, and shortly after, the last bather was in his chair, ready for the banquet. Dean Immel called on various professors, who responded with short, informal talks. Dean Lester B. Rogers, head of the Summer Session and of the School of Education, gave a short talk. Under the chairmanship of Prof. C. R. Johnson, transportation was provided so that every member of the faculty was enabled to reach the Santa Monica beacii in timfi to take ixirt in the festivities. Dr. Willard S. Ford, of the S. C. School of Education, made his debut as a leader of community singing. PILGRIMAGE PLAY PLANS S. C. NIGHT Southern California students will be given special ticket rates at the Pilgrimage Play, Friday, August 2. w’hen the Pilgrimage theatre will hold a special Southern California night. Tickets for tlie performance, at reduced rates, are now on sale. The Pilgrimage Play is Southern California’s Passion Play. Produced annually in the beautiful Pilgrimage theatre, in Hollywood, the production has become one of the traditional Southern California attractions. The play annually attracts tourists and travellers from all parts of the world, because of its unique character as an outdoors production, and because of extraordinary scenic effects achieved hy utilizing the entire mountainside as a stage. With each year the cast of the play becomes more nearly a permanent unit, and the performance is rapidly taking on a traditional character, and becoming a definite community enterprise. Many of the actors and actresses have actually grown up in the cast. This has just been revealed in connection with the 1929 performance, which begaL its second week last night. In the personnel of the cast this year are a number of juveniles who (Continued from Page Three) Graduate Students Will Hear Address By Yale Professor Dr. Clyde W. Hill will address the Graduate students at their weekly luncheon on Thursday, Aug. 1. The subject of Dr. Hill’s address will be “Newer Types of Social Control in the Schools.” Students tn Education will find this discussion of interest to them as well as to teachers. Dr. Hill is a visiting professor in Education from Yale. His courses have been very popular; his acceptance to speak will give pleasure to several students who have requested that Dr. Hill be asked to speak at the Graduate luncheon. A special musical program is also being planned for the luncheon. All Graduates are asked to make their reservations promptly at the Graduate bulletin board in the Arcade ot the Administration building. The reservations are going very rapidly and the space in the Student Union Is limited in number. The luncheon will take place, as usual, In the Social Hall of the Student Union on the third floor. Education Sorority Entertains Students At Annual Banquet Two hundred and fifty summer school students w«Te guests of the Pi Lambda Theta at a dinner Friday night. The affair took place at the Taix French restaurant. Arrangements for the banquet, which is an annual summer session feature, were in charge of Miss Ethel Percy Andrus, principal of Lincoln high school, and president of the honorary sorority in education, which sponsored the dinner. The affair is given yearly to enable the summer students to become better acquainted with one another, and to learn of the work which the sorority is engaged in to further education. TO GIVE LECTURE Goossens To Lecture. On Present-Day Music JUBILEE SINGERS TO GIVE CONCERT S. Upjohn, superintendent of »chools for Los Angeles county, will ®Peak tomorrow at the luncheon of the department of School Administration >o be held in the Student Union. This 18 on^ of a series of lectures by autli-®r ties t0 the group Interested in ol Administration held weekly in ‘"e Social Hall of the Union. Superintendent Upjohn is widely Down for his administration of the * airs of the County School org&nlza-non. EL RODEO t ®tudent8 wishing to obtain copies of 1929 El Rodeo may obtain them J Presenting their activity books at e Students Store. No books are *ng distributed from the El Rodeo office. Dr. Eugene Goossens, who for the past week has been conductor of the Hollywood Bowl, and a visiting professor at the summer session of the S. C. College of Music, gave the first of the series of music talks, yesterday at 4 o'clock in Bovard auditorium. Dr. Goossens spoke on “Some Aspects of Contemporary Music.” The second lecture of the week will be given this afternoon in Bovard auditorium at 4, by Dr. Howard Hansen. Dr. Hansen will speak on “North and West.” Dr. Goossens will continue his subject of contemparary music Thursday, while Dr. Hanson will speak again Friday on the "Development of Modern Music.” Changes In class schedules will bring the famous negro quartet, the Fisk University Jubilee Singers, to the campus Thursday, Aug. 8 instead of Friday Aug, 9, as .was originally planned. AU students in the Summer Session will be given the opportunity to hear the famous negro singers at a nominal admission fee, This is one of the most important musical occasions of the year, giving, as it does, a chahce to hear in concert the third generation of Jubilee Singers w’hose world tours have made them internationally famous. Since the founding of the original company in 1871. the singers have appeared in concert in every important city in Europe, and in most of the music centers of the United States. The Jubilee Singers were establish-de to encourage the preservation of negro spriltuals, and to carry Southern folk music throughout the country. During its long history the organization has, by means of concert tours, contributed many thousands of dollars toward the improvement of Fick University. The singers are all alumni of Fisk University. Bach year many promising singers entering the university are chosen for training, and the Jubilee Singers are picked from the very best. It is said by many famous critics that the Fisk Singers represent the finest in ensemble singing. The members of the quartet ore all possessed of excellent voices, and the blending of their tones is said to De without equal. Honorary Sorority To Hold Luncheon All members of Mortar Hoard, national senior women’s honorary organization, who are enrolled in the Summer Session will meet for luncheon Wednesday noon, July 31, at the Cottage Tea Room. Due to the fact that there are many women belonging to this group that are attending S. C. this summer, members of Uie local chapter, in conjunction with a few prominent women from other colleges, decided to sponsor this luncheon so that Mortar Board women can get acquainted before the Summer Session is over. The chapter at the University of Southern California, which was established in January, are planning to sponsor several service movements on the campus next year. They intend to work out a survey and research of employment and scholastic conditions at the university which will be valuable for future reports in connection with the women of the country. Pledging of women on this campus to Mortar Board takes place the last week of the spring semester, and the members do not take an active part in the work of the group until the following fall, but, this summer, general interest lias been displayed in the luncheon by both women enrolled in school and those who are spending their vacation in the city. Mortar Board members who wish to attend this luncheon should make reservations with Doris Crook Johnson at the Y. W. C. A. office, Student Union, room 425, before Tuesday afternoon. Dr. Forrest Ensign Speaks At Assembly The fifth weekly assembly of the summer session will be held this morning at 10:30 in Bovard auditorium. Dr. Forrest Ensign will be the principal speaker, and has chosen as his topic “Our English Cousins at Hqme.” Dr. Ensign is a visiting professor of education at the S. C. summer session, from the State University of Iowa. Frank Glgger, of the quartet of the Temple Baptist church, will render a few songs during the assembly. Dean Rogers urges that all summer session students attend this assembly, as it is one of the last of the session. The special Tuesday program will be in effect. BELMONT BEACH SCENE OF PICNIC Physical Education Students To Hold Field Day; Complete Sports Program Planned. Today at 3:00 p.m. Physical Education students registered at Summer Session will desert the campus, en route for .Belmont Beach club, in Long Beach, for the third annual Physical Education picnic. The Physical Education students outing will be in the nature of a com-plt te field day. Basketball, volleyball, swimming, and other sports requiring greater or less exertion, will occupy the picnickers during most of the afternoon. Just before dinner an intermission in the intensive sports program will be declared. Dinner at the Beach club, at 6:30, will be livened by an entertainment program outlined under the direction of William Ralph LaPorte, head of the Physical Education department. LaPorte will act as toastmaster and master of ceremonies during the dinner program. According to the announcement coming from the P. E. office, each visiting professor making the pilgrimage to the beach will be called upon for a speech at the dinner, and each will be given a strange topic, the nature of which will be a complete secret until the unfortunate professor rises to speak. All Physical Education students, both men and women, are planning to attend the affair, and many have signified their intention of taking guests. Under the guidance of the transportation committee cars have been provided to carry all the students to the beach. At 3 o’clock the trek will start from the university, ending at Belmont beach, several miles north of Long Beach. Tickets at $1.00 have been on sale'all week, and the reports turned in by class representatives show that a record crowd will attend the affair . TEACHING CREDENTIALS No new applications for teaching credentials will be received from students enrolled in the 6 or 8 weeks session. Post students may still file applications, until further notice. ROUNDUP DRAWS BIG STAG CROWD Attended by a large portion of the male section of the summer session student body, the annual Roundup was held last Friday at Brookside Park, in Pasadena. The affair, which was open to both students and faculty members at the summer session, attracted a record turnout of “stags.” Dean Woodruff, president of the Long Beach Junior college, who was in charge of the affair, arranged an inteiestiiy? program that included baseball, basketball, swimming, races, horseshoe pitching and the like. The large outdoor pool proved the most popular spot in the picnic grounds, with the shady picnic grounds, where the lunch was served, running a close second. S. C. LIONS CLUB MEETS IN UNION All the Lions registered in the Summer Session met yesterday for luncheon in the Student Union. At their initial meeting the Lions formed a temporary club to exist for the term of the summer session. Election of officers and building of the temporary organization was the order of the luncheon meeting. The next meeting of the club will be August 5 in the Student Union. The meeting on the fifth will be the last during the session. All Lions are urged to attend. APPOINTMENT OFFICE The university maintains an appointment office for the placement of teachers. Those registered in the summer session are eligible for this service. Persons interviewed may see Miss Weir, appointment secretary, in Old College, 114. I
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Tickets for S. C. night at the Pilgrimage Play. Friday. Aug. 2. arc on sale at the Students Store casHicr’s window. The cashier has tickets in every part of the theatre at reduced rates. Regular $2 seats may be obtained at $1.25 and $1.50 seats for $1.00.