Daily Trojan, Vol. 23, No. 13, September 29, 1931
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Tivc COUNCIL onljtiv* council .meeting in room I. student Union (,t 7:30 this even- SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DAI L YTROJAN mortar board Mortar Board will hold * spe-isl mcetinq this noon in room 234 Student Union. Los Angeles, California, Tuesday. September 29, 1931. No. 13 EDGE LISTS ARE REVEALED BY S. C. SORORITIES * * * * * * * * Announces Underclass Play Cast T NIGHT’ SCHOSEN DIRECTOR Crooker, and ’Featured Players for tie underclass pla>, _ht" a mystery show ented November 10. wm I Friday afternoon at the L conducted by dlrec-,m.r with Carruth Me-ilard Crooleer and Jay thP leading role., was written by Fred-L and has had success-[,n New York and Chl-this presentation will I first appearance In the [ting ol the play I* the b sing Sing with the presenting the actual lhe prison playhouse, and the convicts who are Hertalned. loses no time In get-the situation at the K( thi Kiri. Joan Carter, is try Mp,..;. • • '''''''’nee in I pUj ' hat will ■ brother. Stanley Carter, »on<l<,ninrd to hang for ■ Joan "lie Jay Hunt Is cast as lr Stanley, whom she Is j tree. Ballard Crooker is |Bob, Joan’s friend who with her plan. The war-ig Sing prison will be James L. Fulton and ^nor of the state, none Al Smith, Is played by Irthout. Ruth Lewis is hard-boiled cigarette Wright portrays Oeorge, red janitor. Inspector Jlio helps solve the mys-aypd by Paul Boles. Dan Is Barnes, the stage door lb Nanmlte Hitler plays Ver Irene, a show girl. 1 Duke, a crook, Is play-ell Labhard and his im-• ts Frederick A. Bell. rBurgi'ss is east as Hogan guard, and Richard Mayer Stafford take the part i. J. Harrold will play |o Harvey, Sanford Appe’. Pizzano and Harry Staf-Lewis and Allan Hitch appear as reporters. I lu the cast are Paul Wll vard Rfltm&n, Dick Pher-ge Ordansky, Edmondo ■nd Frank James. Governor Urges Increased Water Resources SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 —(UP)—An appeal to the people of California to face squarely problems of their water resources to prevent a major catastrophe was made by Gov. James Rolph here today when he opened the joint legislative water resources committee meeting. ‘‘Immediate relief Is imperative," the governor said. Judge Matt I. Sullivan, chairman of the governor’s commission, said “California’s popu lation has increased 65 percent in 10 years and we must provide water resources for three time* our present population at least.” The committee will meet in Oakland tomorrow'. IUATES LUNCH wmng, students who ^^Btten i the Graduate school tie bill tomorrow -ten in Dean Rockwell on I lie bulletin VI nn him i a the president elected B not returned to the ^Hbe open for nominations ^Tneeting. Helen Peterson, ■ tho ' assisted by Winifred 1 be tl WORLD QUESTIONS TOPICS AT TOWN, GOWN GATHERING Distinguished Speakers To Discuss World-wide Conditions At Wednesday Session. Economic, sociological, and political aspects of present world conditions from the local, nation al and international standpoint will be discussed before mem bers of the Town and Gown club and their friends at the first meet Ing of the 1931-32 season, to be held at tbe home of Mrs. R. B. von KleinSmid. 10 Chester Place, Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. von KleinSmid will be hostess. With the question, 'is All Right With the World?” as the theme, Dr. Florence May Morse, state president of the California League of Business and Professional Women and professor in the School of Merchandising, will introduce the Bubject from the local stand point. National aspects will be discussed by Professor J. Eugene Harley of the political science department and Dr. George B. Mangold of the sociology faculty, whose specific topic Is to be “Social Goals of America." The international viewpoint will be given by John F. B. Carruth-ers, a faculty member of the Lea gue of Nations summer school at Geneva, who has returned after 16 months of study and research in Europe. Music and art will augment the program, with entertainment provided by Mrs. Viola Graham, who will sing a group of songs composed by Miss Mabel Woodworth of the College of Music. Mrs. von KleinSmid will be assisted in greeting the guests by the new officers and life members of the club. Invitations to the affair were issued to all women friends of the university and those who are interested In the monthly cultural and educational programs of the organization. SOCIAL RULES RELEASED BY S.C. CHAIRMAN Dean Of Women Must Grant Permission For All Social Functions. Rules regarding ihe holding of social fuuctions by S. C. organiia tlons were released yesterday hy Clarence V. Gilliland, chairman of the student welfare committee. The regulations apply to all unl versity groups, whether honorary, professional, or social, who plan to hold a day-time or an evening gathering, to which both men and wojnen are invited. Regular business meetings are not included Before carrying out the following procedure, the representatives of the organization must obtain per mission from the Dean of Women, who represents the faculty wel fore committee. 1. At least len days before the date set for the social function, a designated member of the or ganlzation shall come to the office of the dean of women and procure two social event blank3 which shall be filled out in du plicate. 2. The date, time, place, and names of patrons are to be given. 3. Names and addresses of patrons shall be complete. 4. Afternoon functions require two patrons. 5. Evening functions require three patrons. 6. A couple shall be considered as only one patron. 7. Social functions shall be given on Fridays and Saturdays only. 8. No afternoon function shall be held during school hours. 9. No afternoon function shall Include dancing. 10. After the blanks are filled they will be signed by the dean of women. If approved. 11. The representative of the organization shall return for one copy of the signed blank which is to be filed in the records of the organization. 12. No further plans toward holding the function shall be made until the signed blank has been returned to the organization. 13. Invitations shall be sent to the official patrons by the organization in addition to those sent out from the office of the dean of women. 14. In case a patron notifies the organization or the office of the dean of women that he ia unable to attend, the organization shall immediately submit to the office of the dean of women the name of another patron to be invited. Chinese, Japanese Notes On Manchurian Conflict Leave Powers Uncertain WASHINGTON, Sept. 28— (L'P) — New Chinese and Japanese notes regarding thc lighting in Manchuria left the powers still uncertain tunight wliat thc situation really is, except that it is one of gravest concern. China’s note was delivered at the* -— State department late today bj ir s nn a a | r\|I > IP Yung Kwai, Chinese charge d af |VAl 1 A ALimA IO falres. lt expressed hope of early | solution, but charged Japan with acts of open aggression. Japan's note was delivered to the department half an hour later by j Ambassador Debuchl. It was known j to contain assurances that Japan New Pledges Of Fraternities had no warlike Intentions, waa ao | Honored At Sigma Nu HOST TO GREEKS AT FIRST SMOKER BRITISH MAY DISBAND NEW PARLIAMENT Coalition Government’s Attitude To Be Indicated Wednesday. ing her utmost to keep the situation in hand, and was committing no war-like acts. NEW GOVERNMENT Officials and leading military officers of Mukden were reported today to have notified China that they intended to form an independent government in Manchuria. Advices received here said they had notified Chiang Hsueh-Liang, ruler of Manchuria, of their plan. The Japanese recently have indicated opposition to such a movement. Japanese Reparations Asked By Delegate GENEVA, Sept. iS—(UP)—The League of Nations’ efforts to end the Chlnese-Japanese conflict in Manchuria were deadlocked again tonight after It had been decided to create a commission to Investigate the clash and to fix a date for evacuation of Japanese troops. The Chinese delegate continued his persistent efforts to override the Japanese opposition to League Intervention In the conflict. He demanded that Japan release all prisoners taken in Manchuria, make reparations for property and return of arms which were taken from Chinese troops. The difficulty of the Chinese demands is that first, Japan is en titled under present treaties to maintain sufficient troops to guard the South Manchurian railway, which she owns and operates; secondly that any major concession to China might Inflame national opinion and cause repudiation of the government. House. One of the most successful In terfraternity smokers since they were started a year ago was held last nlgiit at the Kappa Alpha house on West Adams with Otis Blaslngham and Dr. Francis Racon acting as hosts. At the same time fall pledges of the S. C. fraternities mingled at the first lnterfraternlty pledge smoker held at the Sigma Nu house. Members of every fraternity on the campus gatiiei-oH it the Kappa Alpha lodge , I the tirsl fall smoker to renew acquaintances alter Ihe summer. Over 1J0 were present. Entertainment was furnished by the Kappa Alpha Trio from the Missouri university ciiapler. The three m>-n, Mark Harrington, Bob Stuart, and Lee Haines, have been singing at Balboa and over the radio since coming lo Los Angeles this summer. The rooms of the house were decorated with the colors and emblems of the guest houses. A buffet supper was served during the evening. PI KAPPA SIGMA Pi Kappa Slgma, national educa tion education sorority, will meet Wednesday evening in the Y. W. C. A. room, third floor Student Union, at 7:00 p.m. ««*r, speaker of the meeting ^■l address the group on of general import i • graduates. HM *i-nts and activities of .ii, to be scheduled borro noon for the coming se-1 iiians for polarizing the graduates will \ chart' of Till cents ^Hr a<l.- for the luncheon. GHTS' meeting ,>i ....... tomorrow, tin - will hold a meeting ■ ils Student l'nion. Bud enident. request-^^Bmberi lo be prompt. Pairings For First Fraternity Exchange Luncheons Announced As an additional method of fostering better interfraternity rela tions, bi-weekly exchange luncheons will be sponsored again this year, Harry Proctor, chairman of the relations committee of the In terfraternity council, announced yesterday. In releasing the first pairings of houses for Wednesday noon. Proctor stated lhat last year's policies regarding ihe lunch eons will continue in effect, at least temporarily. He also issued a formal request for cooperation in the matter of promptness. Proctor explained the reciprocal system in effect. That is, the up perclassmen of the house named in the first column will entertain upperclassmen of the house in ihe second column, the situation to be reversed with underclass men. The list follows: Alpha Epsilon Phi — Alpha Nu Delta. Heta Kappa — Delta Chi. Tau Delta Phi—Delta Pill Delta. Delta Slgma Phi — Gamma Epsilon. Kappa Alpna — Kappa Slgma. Phi Beta Delta — Phi Kappa Psi Phi Kappa Tau — Phi Nu Delta Phi Sigma Kappa — PI Kappa Alpha. Tau Epsilon Phi — Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Sigma Chi — Slgma Nu. Sigma Phi Epsilon — igma Tau. Theta Psl — Zeta Beta Tau. Tne first named house of each pair will be host to the upperclassmen of the second bouse. Underclassmen of the second house will be hosts to the underclassmen of the first house. MELLON ATTACKED BY CONGRESSMAN WASHINGTON, Sept. 2*—(UP) Secrelary of the Treasury Andrew W. Mellon was criticized today from two quarters on the basis of hia stock ownership In widespread oil, shipping and alum inum corporations in which he built up his fabulous wealth. A Texas congressman, Rep. Pat-man. Democrat, revived his charge tbat Mellon is violating the law by retaining his interest in such businesses, and announced he would file impeachment proceed Ings as soon as congress reconvenes. At the same time, in the face of the Hoover administration's strong declarations against wage-cutting, the Aluminum company of America, in which Ihe secretary is interesled, announced a 10 per cent cut In all salaries and wages. Intern ation a I Relations Club Holds Meeting Students interested in International relailons met Monday noon in room 206, Administration build ing, to discuss plans for the year’s work of the International Rela tions club. Prof. O. W. K. Cook welcomed Ihe sludents participating in the activities ot the club. He emplia sized the fact that Ihe present Is a time of extreme importance In international affairs and urged the interest of all. The first regular meeting of the-club will be held Tuesday evening, Sept. 29. at Twin Cedars Inn, with dinner at 6 o'clock. Profes sors Cook, Harley, and Niese will give short talks. Election of officers will be held. LONDON. Set. 28 (l’P) Th» coalition government’s attitude to-1 ward dissolving parliament and holding a general election probably will be definitely indicated ! in the house of commons Wednes day. Prime Minister J. Ramsay Mac- i Donald announced today that he I would Inform the commons nf the date for termination of the present session of parliament, which was specially summoned to deal I with thn Itrltlsh financial situation. CABINET MEETS Political sources pointed out that, while his announccmenl was routine. It was considered certain that MacDonald would Indicate whether the cabinet had decided to call a general election for Oct. 28, as has been persistency reported hy all sections of the press Tin- cabinet met Ihis morning and again this afternoon, presumably to discuss the situation. King George, who v oulrt be consulted before an announcement Is made, left Balmoral castle In Scotland this afternoon for London. He was accompanied by Ihe Queen and Prince George. ( GOVERNMENT SILENT The government office* al No. 10 Downing slreet were silent on reports that an election would occur next month, with MacDonald heading a “National party" of conservatives, some laboiites nnd some liberals, in an effort lo win a substantial majority ln tite house of commons to permit the government to pass revenue tariff legislation and otherwise lo pro-tect the efforts made toward financial stabilization. When MacDonald sees King George tomorrow It Is believed the king might urge the present coalition cabinet to remain in power until the pound sterling Is definitely stabilized. Tests Prove New Dirigible Akron Airworthy AKRON, Ohio. Sept. 28— Il’P)—The new mistress of the air, the U, S. S. Akron further proved her worth today In a series of climbing, diving, and turning tests, maktng her fourth aerial adventure. The giant bird glided off her mootings at 10:40 a.m., headed over northern Ohio, and Lake Krle and did nol return until sunset. The cruise over l^ake Brie and northern Ohio was spent chiefly ln displaying the climbing and dlvlug abilities of the huge airship. In the morning. ' bumpy air" had prevented the mining tests over the Akron airport, but on its return Ihe ship went through a series of maneuvers to t?st Its turning qualities. RUSH SEASON CLIMAXED BY CEREMONIES Casting Tryouts For Drama Shop Set for 3 p. tn. “Ulterior Motives," a one act play by Allen Mowbray, famous stage and screen actor, and “Upstage,” by Alice Guratenburg, are two of lhe plays to be cast this afternoon for the first Drama Shop bill, Francis Van Deusen, president, announced. Tryouts will be held after a meeting which Is scheduled for 3 p.m. in Touchstone theater Committees and committee heads will also be announced at the John 8. Garth, student In the _ „ .. , ,,, _ t _____ | meeting. Any students who are interest Today’s Organ Program College of Music, will substitute for Willard Smith as chapel or- ^ ,n working In some department ganlst loday. His program will be | Qf |hp |luW) lhp#l).r >re a((lipd lQ selected from Ihe followittg num. bers: 1. Elevation, by Lang. 2. Overture, by Hollins. 3. Cantilene Nuptiale, by Du-Boil. see Van Deusen at this meeting. FACULTY LUNCHEONS According to a decision made recently, the customary weekly luncheons of ths 8. C. faculty ars 4. Grand Chorus, March, by Guil I to bs postponed until further no-mant tice Denmark May Follow British Gold Move COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 28—(UP) The government de elded tonight to presenl a bill In parliament tomorrow proposing a suspension of the gold standard In Denmark. The decision was made after conference among government leaders and directors of Ihe National hank on the suspension of the gold standard yesterday by Norway and Sweden. A regular cabinet meeting of the V. W. C. A. will be held al 3:00 Ihis afternoon. FOREIGN CONSULS TO BE PRESENTED AT ANNUAL FETE "Y" Organizations Plan Annual International Night Next Wednesday. Portraying the typical euslomB of their respective countries, students of all Ihe nations represented on the campus will take part In the annual celebration of International night, to be held Wednesday evening, Oct. 7, in the Y. M. C. A. building. Features of Ihe program are being planned by the Latin-American group, consisting of all the South American countries and Mexico, the Hindu club, and the Chinese and Japanese groups, Other campua organizations, including the German and Spanish clubs, arc expected to contribute with a program, although aa yet no announcement has been made of a definite choice. Lending an air of dignity to the celebration will be the Intro ductlon of several foreign consulate members to whom InvlUllons have already been sent. Dental School Holds Election Of Officers The College of Dentistry hei its annual election of officers laat Friday. Those chosen to lead the first year group were: T. K. Peterson, prealdent; S. W. Clapp, vice president; Miss F. E. Kaniinan, secretary and treasurer; L. School, editor; and F. H. I.aurltzen, athletic manager. The sophomore officers Include; H. M. Ewing, class preafdenl; A. I. Coleman, vice-president; Miss M. P. VanVelzer, secretary and treaaurer; J. M. Fairchild, athletic manager; and G. W. Llngen, editor. Officers of the Junior class are Stanley Vine, president; H. B. Maliz, vice-president; and II. S. Subject, secretary-treasurer. Executives of the senior class are W. F. Ader, president; L. H. Douch-eny, vice-president; and C. B. Brandstater, secretary-treaaurer. Maintenance Division Undertakes Expansion Under Frank Hadlock For the first time, all the university shops and other divisions of the Operation and Maintenance department are centralized In one location. To accomplish this result and allow for greater expansion set In motion by Frank Hadlock, newly appointed assistant to the president in charge of maintenance, the department nas moved into the old training quarters at 812 W. 34th street, which have been remodelled and enlarged-The present building houses Ihe offices of Charles E. Sims, unl versity engineer; Clee W. Foster, assistant superintendent ol build ing« and grounds; H. W. Brown, euotodian of grounds; and Karl Waegele. oil let manager. lu addition to these offices, tiie university shops, carpenter, paint, electric, plumbing, garden tool and storerooms occupy space in the building. Another innovation of Mr. Had-lock's regime la the system of hiring one full-time caretaker to supervise the Janitor work In each building. Approximately sixty students are employed to do part-time Janitorial work on a salary basis. Supplementing their work are the waxing crew, responsible for the appearance of the floors; the parking lot crew, which lakes care of the faculty and student storage loin; Ihe extra crew, in charge of moving and special work; and the boiler crew, which tskea charge of thc campus beat Ing system. Ineluded In the special equip ment necessary for servicing the buildings and grounds are three electric waxing machines, twelve vacuum cleaners, two power lawn mowers, and three delivery trucks Alpha Chi Omega and Delta Gamma Lead in Number of Neophytes. Cllmaxiug Ihe annual fall “rush” season, formal pledging of prospective members look place af the various sorority houses lam night, in' some cases, dinners were given honoring the neophytes. The list to dale of the Greek letter organizations and their respective pledges as announced by Dean Pearle Aikln-Smlth are: Alpha Chl Omega: Virginia Adams, Betty Ia*e Bonner, Kathrya Wallace, Genevieve Olsen, Virginia Perry, Margaret La Ion, Jane Johantgen. Peggy Schuck. Helen Fraser, Florine Dickson. Margaret Dalgh, Corrlne Curry, ArHw Cornwell, Carol Cobb, MarJort* Cameron, Margnret Bryant, Elizabeth Bowers, Marian Bieecar Virginia Andrews. Eleanor Bickertoa, and Elizabeth Ohensteln. Alpha Delta Pi: Martha Williams, Mary Jaue Thatcher, Botty Stockwell, Betay McGrew, Dorothy Man In, Bernice Hoffman. Alpha Della Theta: Charlotte Klmber, Irma Deauville. Alpha Epsilon Phi: Lillian Simons, Ruth Ije&h Fregger, Helen Stern, Arna Finston, Beatrice Phi-ston, Eleanor Neft. Alpha Gamma Delta: Eleanor llalrdon, Lila Schulte, Edna PauH, Mary Nichols, Margaret McKelvey, Lillian Mark, Ruth I^aveaga, Katherine Kleiber, Arleen Jones, Loutao Johnson, Vel na Ferrarls. Beta Sigma Omicron: Virginia Garst, Ruth Gaugenhuber, Vivian Quentin, Mary James, and Alice Pedder. Delta Della Delta: Maryanna Cooper, Phyllys Petit, Margaret Gannon, Betty Rogers, Barbara Gerardl, Elizabeth Baatanchury. Kathleen Flynne, Mildred Jones, Margaret Gray. Delta Gamma: Helen Bowers, Dorothy Damn, Louise Hathaway, Mildred Randolph, Dale Lemon, Jane Bennlson, Murrieta Bergey, Margaret Vlault, Caroline Metzger, Dorothy Eells, Priscilla Howell, Ruth Russell, Sue Gene Warren, Dlan« Wagner, Harriet McMartin. Dorothea Jareckl, Janet Reid, Helen McDonald, Gertrude Davis, Helen Houck. Delta Zela: Belty Ebner, Katherine Henze, Edythe Katieeu, Ruth Ur ton. lota Slgma Theta: Irene I yell rer, Florence Rlehert, Marths 81-(Continued On Page Two) PUBLICITY EXPERT TO TALK AT RALLY Speaking ou the topic, "Selling Personality," John LeRoy Johnson, Hollywood publicity director, will headline the program of tlie College of Commerce students’ first rally of the year Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock in Touchstone theater. Johnson ls publicity director for Universal Studios, president of the "233" club, Masonic organization of motion picture stars and directors. and is president of the Wam-pas—Western Association of Motion Picture Advertisers. Before assuming his present post at Universal two years ago, Johnson, in the capacity of publicity agent, helped bring fame to such moving picture celebrities as Dolores Del Rio. Mack Sennett, Billie Dove, Olga Petrova and mauy others, lu addition he Itaf held executive positions with sll studios and four different theater circuits. Providing the music for tho occasion, the Trojan brass quartet, consisting of Leland Auer, Charles Smith, Grant Coughlin, trumpets and Wes Hatter, trombone, will play a medley of collegiate tunes Includiug the Washington and Lee '•Swing" and the Southern California "Fight Ob ’’ Harold. Kred-erlckson. saiapliouist and O. Haver, pianist, will offer a duet,
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 23, No. 13, September 29, 1931|
|Description||Daily Trojan, Vol. 23, No. 13, September 29, 1931.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
Tivc COUNCIL onljtiv* council .meeting in room I. student Union
(,t 7:30 this even-
DAI L YTROJAN
Mortar Board will hold * spe-isl mcetinq this noon in room 234 Student Union.
Los Angeles, California, Tuesday. September 29, 1931.
EDGE LISTS ARE REVEALED BY S. C. SORORITIES
* * * *
* * * *
Announces Underclass Play Cast
Crooker, and ’Featured Players
for tie underclass pla>, _ht" a mystery show ented November 10. wm I Friday afternoon at the L conducted by dlrec-,m.r with Carruth Me-ilard Crooleer and Jay thP leading role., was written by Fred-L and has had success-[,n New York and Chl-this presentation will I first appearance In the
[ting ol the play I* the b sing Sing with the presenting the actual lhe prison playhouse, and the convicts who are Hertalned.
loses no time In get-the situation at the
Kiri. Joan Carter, is try Mp,..;. • • '''''''’nee in I pUj ' hat will
■ brother. Stanley Carter, »on