Daily Trojan, Vol. 23, No. 64, December 15, 1931
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SOUTHERN AljlFORNIA DAI LYF TROJAN MUSIC VACATIONS Christmas vacation for atudents of the College of Muaic begina Friday, Dee. 19, at 9 p.m. and ends Monday, Jan. 4, at 8 a.m. .Ill- Lo» Angeles, California, Tuesday, December 15, 1931. No. 63 IORS GIVE ‘HOTEL UNIVERSE’ TONIGHT TO BE C TODAY CONCLAVE abers Of Round I, will Discuss orian Question. fdurlan question will ;rfd this afternoon at pssion o' the Institute •tiosal Relations in rhen Ken Nakazawa, Oriental studies at S. N. Win? Mah, Unl-Cillforni;., discuss that th* general confer- rlj-Past anfl Present" of Mr. Nakazawa'e rtlle ‘‘The Manchurian li Professor Wing's sub- r ipeakers at the gen-rtncM will be Dr. Pas-i president of L'Associa rationale des "Amities ud formerly chief of i ministry of education rtl, snd George H. Dem, gf Utah. Dr. Pascal-focus* “Intellectual among the Nations.” ESS 10 N IS TOPIC for the addresses of it the general confer-those prominent items out of the round table : In the morning. >n disarmament, relations, Ger-ternal and external poli-mtlonal finance and French foreign and do-’des, America’s rela-« neighbors, Russia and Internationale, world de-|«nd recovery, autocracies 'rships, and the psycho-TttrMtional relations con-wious world affairs »t the daily round table which only members and mi)' attend. 3X DAY CONFAB *t the daily special n to the general pub-to members and ol the institute, Prof. alley from Canterbury Sew Zealand, and Dr. Ed-tot, Pomona college, *■»»<* Movement: Ideals litlet’’ will be discussed tot Professor Shelley ^as his subject-matter up JW»d on Pago Two) G.deMille lecture To mics Class “tales classes will be *t 10 a.m. tomorrow to ecture in Touchtsone 1 Mr‘ George de will be "Taxa Und Value, r JJUl* is the daughter ”**• <te Mille, an “the subject ot taxa-. . 9re*ent proponent o* a!*1 Mrs-de Mllle J* e ec°nomlc classes ,r,lty lui year and m i}}jltle flrst aemester fih chairman . “““Ic department, se-* Mille for the ]«o-^Tl,e' all student. In Rooters' Tickets On Sale For New Year's Tilt Rooter'* tickets for the inter-sectlonal clash between Tulane and S.C. on New Year's day In the Pasadena Rose Bowl, are now available to those students having student activity books and 11.60. It Js hoped that everyone will obtain his rooter's ticket before the start of the Christmas holidays. Applications for student priority on tickets for this game closed yesterday. JJ® Bt Given raduates in »ill tl a1, and clog at 'ntur- the enter. •*» Physical educate JV** '“night. Pre-<W 8luH * dinner at r*w«t Un|0D ;*aac* m,*!11 *** Presented <uSr “' "" "*■ GERMAN CLASSES TO PRESENT PLAY AT GATHERING Creative Work To Be Offered At Christmas Program Tomorrow Evening. Offering an example of student creative work, members of the German classes tomorrow night present '’Jorim," a Christmas play written by William A. P. White, president of the Deutsche Verein. The play, which wiil take place 8 p.m. ln the "Y" hut, has a well chosen cast, Including Erlin Bartlett and W. A. P. White, two students who have had a great deal of experience in various dramatic productions of the university. The remainder of the cast con si sts of Dorothy BartelR, playing the part of Mary; Frit* Schroeder playing the part of Joseph; Eva Kapltan playing the part of the witch; Herbert Walcha, Charles Gladstone, and Daniel Dressier playing the parts of the Magir and David Ray, George Johnstone, and David Barkley playing the parts of herdsmen. Included on the program will be several recitations, a group of piano solos by Lydia Markus, and Christmas medleys by a string trio. Refreshments will be served at the close of the entertainment. Everyone ls welcome to attend the entertainment, not only Btudents of German, but also, those Interested In play production and creative work of students. Wampus Bridge Score Will Be Announced The following persons are asked to attend a meeting ln the Wampus office at 2 o’clock this afternoon: Harry Whitney, Jack Zidell, Stan Downey, Bill Roberts, Les Koritz, Eileen Hamilton, Bryant Hale, Joe Burcham. Betty Gillen, Hal Kleinschmidt, Will Rid ings, Ted Magee, Ray Brooks, Martha Sherwin, Jane Gorham, Fred Chase, Ray Zeman. The results of the recent auction bridge tournament, sponsored by Wampus, will be announced. LAVAL WINS VOTE PARIS, Tuesday, Dec. 15—(UP) —The government of Premier Pierre Laval won a vote of confidence In the chamber of deputies today after a long debate on the cabinet proposal to reimburse the bank of France for its losses in the decline of the pound sterling. 1 the and games Chapel Programs Discontinued Until Next Year Since Bovard auditorium ia being used this week for tbe annual meetings of the Los Angeles City Teachers institute, cliapel hour programs will be discontinued today and tomorrow, It was announced by Mulvey White, assistant secretary. The teachers will use the university auditorium for the remainder of the week from 9 to 12 a.m. Instructors from all schools in the city will be ln attendance, and students are also welcome to hear the lectures given by prominent educators. Chapel organ programs will be resumed as usual after the Christmas holidays. MONETIZATION OF SILVER IS NEWPROPOSAL International Affairs Discussed; War Debt Revision Considered, WASHINGTON. Dec. 14.—(UP) —A proposal for International monetization of silver was coupled today by Senator C. C. Dill, Dem., Washington, with the administration's proposals for further war debt revisions. It was a senate prelude to the Hoover one-year moratorium debate, in a day marked by a half-dozen congressional developments in international afTnlrs. Preparations were completed for an effort to ratify the moratorium before Christmas. Dill introduced a bill to authorize payment of foreign war debts to this country in silver, provided the debtors establish silver as money. He attacked the bill of Senator Reed Smoot, Repn., Utah, for foreign debt payments in silver, asserting lt would result merely (n dumping of silver ln this country. DEADLOCK BROKEN Meanwhile Democratic leaders virtually broke the Senate “Sons of the Wild Jackass” deadlock after four days and 16 futile ballots for president pro tem. Senator Joseph T. Robinson, the party spokesman, served notice his party would vote to take up legislation. Leaving the incumbent, Senator George H. Moses, Repn., N.H., in office for the rest of the session. The house heard President Hoover’s moratorium defended by scholarly Rep. James M. Beck, Repn., Pa. He reprovered Demi-crats for ‘’promiscuous’’ speaking on the subject, and emphasized the seriousness of the present economic dislocation in a plea for unity. MILL6 TO SPEAK The senate completed Its legislative machinery by electing members to All up all committees, and the house leaders of both sides completed selection of their committees for election tomorrow. The house ways and means committee prepared to hear Undersecretary of Treasury Ogden L. Mills defend the moratorium. The committee chairman, Rep. James W. Collier, Dem., Miss., announced the ratification bill would be re ported out to the house for consideration Thursday. An emergency bill prepared by a special committee to conserve wild-life resources of the country will be taken up tomorrow by the senate as its first measure, Robin son Indicated. The bill, by Senator F. C. Walcott, Repn., Conn, would provide for coordination of the many government bureaus which deal with wild life, particularly its propagation, without any added expense. Today Final Date For Theses Of Ph.D. Candidates rH D CANDIDATES ............ Candidates who are completing requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy ln February, 1932, are reminded tbat today 1s the flnal date for filing completed dissertations with the dean of the Graduate School. It is important that this date be observed, as the completed dissertations are to be presented to the council of graduate study and research for acceptance at least six weeks before the final oral examination, according to Dean Rockwell D. Hunt of the Graduate School. SALE OF WAMPUS TO BE WITHHELD UNTIL TOMORROW Copies Will Be Mailed Over United States With No Additional Cost. State Liquor Control Is Tilson Plan WASHINGTON, Dec. 14— (L'P) —States which pass laws regulating liquor within their own borders would be exempt from enforcement of the 18th Amendment under a constitutional amendment proposed today by Rep. John Q. Tilson, Connecticut Republican. Tilson ls former Republican floor leader and a staunch supporter of President Hoover. His proposal would specifically prohibit the rerival of the saloon. It would put the prohibition question '‘on the way to a flnal solution as far as the Federal government is concerned," Tllson aald. The amendment, which the states would hav# seven years to ratify, does not provide for the repeal of the amendment. Wampus, displaying ro little amount of backwardness, has finally condescended to view the December light of day tomorrow, without fall. It was uncovered, after prying into his private Ilf?, that the Wampus cat got caught In a puddle of water. Due to the sudden deluge and afraid of getting his fur coat wet, he was more bashful than usual. He prefers to burst forth in a glory of sunshine. FREE MAILING The magazine, rather raising arms to war against Santa Claus, comes forth with a cover which might modestly be called an artistic masterpiece from the pen of Stanley Nelson entijled, “There Ain’t No Santa Claus.” As a special Christmas courtesy to students, copies of the magazine will be mailed to all sections of United StateB without an additional cost to purchasers. This ls the flrst time this cour tesy has been offered on campus Members of the Males staff will be stationed along University ave nue throughout the day selling their wares for the usual price of 26 cents. | At that time they will take additional addresses to which the magazine will be sent. Reading the Wampus with its 125 Jokes, Its six poems, Its' eight short, shorts, etc., lt is suggested by the staff as a pleasant method of spending the Christmas holi days. Buying it as a gift for father, mother, sister, or brother, will simplify Christmas shopping DR. A. McKINLAY TO LECTURE HERE Dr. A. P. McKlnlay, from the U.C.L.A. Teacher’s institute, gave the flrst of a series of lectures yesterday in Hoose ball. His topic was ’’Age Old Philosophy.*’ Today his lecture will be “Stories About the Children of Greece and Rome.” It will be given in Hoose hall at 1:30 p.m. The remainder of the schedule follow*: Wednesday, 1:80 p.m., *”flhe Place of Virgil in Clvlisation.” Thursday, 2:00 p.m., “What Ancient Writers Thought of Each Other.” Friday, 10:00 a.m., “The Modern ity of the Ancients.” REPUBLICANS BEGIN DRIVE WITH DOUBT Lack Of Finances Brings Worry To Party Leaders As Work Starts. WASHINGTON, Dec. 14.—(UP) —Outwardly o p 11 tn I s t i c and preaching harmony, but privately expressing some misgivings, particularly relative to finances, the Republican national committee began its preliminary presidential campaign work today. The men and women delegates, In public statements declared the party to be in a strong political situation. But in view of economic conditions, results of the last con-| gresslonal elections, anl other influences, none of them would ex-I press advance Jubiiiatlon over an expected victory. WILL CHOOSE SITE The execuflve committee, in its flrst meeting today, received none-too-glowlng financial replrt fiom James R. Nutt, of Ohio, the treasurer. It was decided to appoint a committee to arise funds for financing the executive committee until convention time. Tomorrow, the committee will ballot on a convention site, wlUi Chicago the probable choice, al though bids have been received from Detroit, Atlantic City, Philadelphia, and St. Louis. Cleveland, once a strong candidate, New York, and San Francisco are nol expected even to put in a bid. After its ballot, the committee will name the time for the convention, probably during the second week In June. The Democrats will meet soon to select their site, and may also select Chicago. PLATFORM PLANNED Chairman Simeon Fess, of Ohio, will open the Republican committee meeting tomorrow with a speech. Mrs. Ruth Pratt, congresswoman from New York, will speak for the women. Then committees will be appointed to do the real work of the meeting -select the convention site make arrangements for selection of delegates, prepare data for the campaign platform. One pressing problem which the committee must solve is that of apportioning its delegates, two for each congressional district. The congressional districts have been altered by law, and the committee must decide the extent to which it will follow this reapportionment. Leads in New Comedy When the curtain goes up on Philip Barry s ‘'Hotel llni verse” tonight the roles will be in the hands of experienced players. Leading parts in this comedy of the complicated, modem life will be enacted by the seniors shown above. Laura Crozier, left, and Brownella Baker, right on top, and Vivienne Albright, left, and Bob Boyle below have the leads. Dr* Starbuck To Deliver First of Four Lectures Prof. Edwin Diller Starbuck of the School of Philosophy, who has gained nation-wide renown as thc first thinker to pioneer in thc field of the psychology of religion, opens his series of four lectures before the Philosophy Forum at 4:30 this afternoon in the Bowne room of Mudd hall. He has taken as the subject of* DEBATE SOCIETY TO PLAN SMOKER Members of Delta Sigma Rho, national honorary forensic fraternity, will meet tomorrow noon in Student Union 323 for a luncheon session, Lockwood Miller, president, announced this morning. Plans will be laid for a smoker to be held shortly after Christmas vacation for all alumni and active members of the fraternity. Arrangements for thla function are being made by Arthur Strock. Entertaining of the Pomona college chapter sometime ln the early part of February will also be discussed. hls talk, "The Gpds of Cognition.” The discussion will weigh the rel atlve Importance of reason and Imagination to religion. Professor Starbuck will begin with a historical sketch to show that lt is the work of the iinag inatlon that. has released and symbolized the religious values connected with the trod experience. Dr. Starbuck’s graduate study at Harvard was In tbe fleld of religious experience and his appli cation of scientific method to this subject gave him an International reputation early in his career. Mosl of his academic work has been at the University of Iowa. Rose Bowl Grid Tilt Workers Asked to Call for Assignments Selection of the students to work on New Year’s day al the Hose Bowl in Pasadena for the Tulane-Southern California game has been made by Leo Adams, assistant general manager. The following men are asked to come to Student L’nion 20/ as soon as possible to get their assignment cards: Adams, Elwood; Andrew, David;*Dave Apshuu, Ernest; Applegate, Roland; Avery, Russel. Baillie, Jack; Bankston, Gene; Barglon, Hugh; Bauman, Philip; Benedette, Victor; Bennett; Bernard, Worth; Bill. P- E I Blanchard; Bodenhamer, L. W.; Bollinger. Fred; Bond, Jack; Boone. G. N.; Bowers, Dwight; Bradbury, Cahill. Bill; Callahan. Earl, Callow, Kenneth; Campbell, A. M.; Cavln, Harold; Carter, Frank; Carlson, Elmer; Carney, Abbott; Christensen, Scott; Cawelti, Lloyd; Chung, Thomas; Clapp. SUmy; Clark, Herb; Clemens, Cal; Cohen, Harry; Cook, Art; Coughlin, I Leon Trotsky, former leader of (Continued on Page Three) | the Red army Russia Has Communist Party War MOSCOW, Dec. 14—(l'P)— A battle between Simon pure supporters of Josef V. Stalin and the "doubters” within the Communist party assumed importance today with the expulsion of Ana tole Slutsky ou a formal charge of "smuggling Trotskyist propa- | ganda" Into the literature of the ruling party. ’llie party conflict sprang up after a long peiiod of calm under tbe iron-handed rule of Stalin, who bas successfully met and suppressed all opposition within Communist ranks since the death of Lenin seven years ago. Slutsky’s rase was made public | recently after he had been ac- ] cused of Introducing into the par- j ty a program of "masked Trot- i skylsm" favoring tbe policies of j CHRISTMAS PARTY FOR FACULTY HAS DOUBLE PURPOSE The faculty Christmas party to be given in the gymnasium, Saturday, Dec. 19, ai. 7 p.m. will have a two-fold purpose. Besides the program of entertainment which has been arranged by Dean Reid L. McClung of the College of Cora merce a philanthropic project ie planned. Each guest has been requested to bring groceries or toys to be given to the poor. A Salvation Army representative will see that tbe articles are distributed to the needy of the city. The committee chairmen believe this charity event will be successful. EXPERIENCED CAST OFFERS BARRY’S PLAY Curtain Will Rise At 8:11 On First Collegiate Showing Of Drama, , With a cast of ext* -t nnawl players. “Hotel Universe" by PM' lip Rairy will he presented In llovard auditorium tonight at 1:16 by the senior class. A large croird of students and stage and screen actors is expected tn see the flnrt collegiate production of Barey's latest drama. the leading roles In Barry's will be played by )«ura Croat ec, Brownella Baker, Bob Boyle, aad Harold Kesenholm. The support* Ing cast includes Vivienne AA-bright. Janet Pelphrey, William A. P. White, Don Glenn, aad Lrtfam Taylor. IN FORMER ROLES Most of the players have Ml previous experience tn campu* dramatics. Five of them carried the leading role sin Barry’s “Holiday,” the junior class play laat year. The rest of them have acted in Drama Shop, Sobool ot Speech, and all-Untverslty productions. The setting for the drama, which takes place In a mysterious villa In southern France, has bean especially constructed on the Bovard stage. The Trojan stage oraw built the elaborate yet simple aet under tbe supei vision ot William Robertson, art director for OUra* Illnsdell of the Beverly YHUa Little theater. COMPLETE PLOT Marking a departure from Mm usual Barry comedies of modern, sophisticated life, the drama deala with the complexes of a varied group of characters. Drawn together on a house party, they meet a mystical scientist wtoo. through an Interesting set of hypnotic ’ experiments ln which ba lakes them all bad: to their childhood, cures them of their mental ills and leads them to happlneaa. W. Hay MacDonald, head ot all-Unlverslty play productions, directed the comedy. Jean Sellars, graduate students ln speech, assisted him. Tickets are on sale today tn (he Students' store and will also bs available at the door tonight Stu dent activity books are also good for admission. , Aptitude Test Will Be Given Freshmen Today All students who entered Uie university as freshmen are required to take aud pass the scholastic aptitude test. Those who have not yet taken 11, and those who have failed to pass It, will have another opportunity to take It, according to Theron Clark, registrar. The test will be held at 2:00 p m. today in Law 300. It Is important that all students (who take tbis test report promtply st the beginning of tbe examination period because all are required to answer each ques lion at tbe same time. The fee for this examination is $3. Applications should be filed at the office of the registrar. Literary Clubs To Have Joint Christmas Party A Christmas tree, carols, txmmI- cal numbers, and an exchange at humorous gifts will all be on the program tonight when the three campus literary socleliea, Athena, Clionian, and Aristotelian, hold a party ln the Y huL Beginning at #:80. the party will be over ln time for members of the three groups to attend tits senior play in Bovard auditorium. Gifts exchanged at the meeting will be collected and given to tlie welfare authorities for distribution among the poor chtidsen ot the elty. Nature Of Science, Religion Discussed Argonauts, honorary philosophy society, held a student meeting last night at 7 o'clock in the Mudd memorial building. Dr. Carl Farman of the School of Philosophy read a paper on "The Nature of Science and the Nature uf Religion." DRAMA SHOP Members of Drama Shop wilt gather at S pm- today In Touchstone for the last meeting ef the current year. Francis Van Oau-sen declares that plana fer the coining year will bo dleeuasad.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 23, No. 64, December 15, 1931|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
DAI LYF TROJAN
MUSIC VACATIONS Christmas vacation for atudents of the College of Muaic begina Friday, Dee. 19, at 9 p.m. and ends Monday, Jan. 4, at 8 a.m.
Lo» Angeles, California, Tuesday, December 15, 1931.
IORS GIVE ‘HOTEL UNIVERSE’ TONIGHT
TO BE C TODAY CONCLAVE
abers Of Round I, will Discuss orian Question.
fdurlan question will ;rfd this afternoon at pssion o' the Institute •tiosal Relations in rhen Ken Nakazawa, Oriental studies at S.
N. Win? Mah, Unl-Cillforni;., discuss that th* general confer-
rlj-Past anfl Present" of Mr. Nakazawa'e rtlle ‘‘The Manchurian li Professor Wing's sub-
r ipeakers at the gen-rtncM will be Dr. Pas-i president of L'Associa rationale des "Amities ud formerly chief of i ministry of education rtl, snd George H. Dem, gf Utah. Dr. Pascal-focus* “Intellectual among the Nations.” ESS 10 N IS TOPIC for the addresses of it the general confer-those prominent items out of the round table : In the morning.
>n disarmament, relations, Ger-ternal and external poli-mtlonal finance and French foreign and do-’des, America’s rela-« neighbors, Russia and Internationale, world de-|«nd recovery, autocracies 'rships, and the psycho-TttrMtional relations con-wious world affairs »t the daily round table which only members and mi)' attend.
3X DAY CONFAB
*t the daily special n to the general pub-to members and ol the institute, Prof. alley from Canterbury Sew Zealand, and Dr. Ed-tot, Pomona college,
*■»»<* Movement: Ideals litlet’’ will be discussed tot Professor Shelley ^as his subject-matter up
JW»d on Pago Two)
G.deMille lecture To mics Class
“tales classes will be *t 10 a.m. tomorrow to ecture in Touchtsone 1 Mr‘ George de
will be "Taxa Und Value,
r JJUl* is the daughter ”**• |