Daily Trojan, Vol. 22, No. 115, March 26, 1931
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»»*Z0NB.*.Mr.E«oTm..t Cf U"‘°" 234 £ »**' lccording to ^VKh.n, PPMI- SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DAILY TROJAN SOCIAL COMMITTEE There will be a meeting of the social committee today at noon in Janet Me Coy'* office. A 50 cent fine <will be charged absent members. XXII. Los Angeles. California, Thursday, March 26, 1931. No. 115 TERFRATERNITY MARDI GRAS PLANNED * * * ¥ * ¥ inners In Apolliad Contest Selected OGRAM OF IS, PLAYS fl) BE GIVEN ;ds in Musical Com-ition Division Will be ounced Later. Luff ment <>r ,l,p "l"ntn? which will be pr«»-y on the seventh annua) fit. program to be held Ht theater in May has llidt by the Apolliad com-throucta Mr*. Tacie Hanna I the winner* of the musical Miilocs will be announced I k Garland Greever of the En-Ifcpartmenf, who made the Bachelors Club Gathers Today For Group Photo All members of the Bachelors club v ill meet today on the steps of the Administration building for the group picture «hlch will be taken for the El Rodeo. Ronald Sweet, president, asks lhat both old members and the 2fi recently elected be present.,A short business meet Ing will be held Immediately following the taking of the picture. DEADLINE IS SET FOR GROUP PAGES IN ’31 YEAR BOOK selection, praised th* j All Organization. Must Have Material In and Pictures I rabmltted as outstanding *llesce. Works of the fol-||indents have been deemed Hr ot presentation on the illiad program. Cranston , Wiliam G Sandali, Har-U»*oa, Themwall Proctor, li; Kincaid, Harriet Lawson, H'tt Deutch, Mary Shoop, ta Oroa, Zelma Huxtable, 1A. While, Howard Miller, Magee. Claire Aderer, Gene-Selby, Audrey Rayner, i Freeze, and Overne Abney, tbe oneact plays submitted A Symbol” by Kather-lue has been selected win-The Victor" by John Bas- Taken by April 1. Because the organizations section of the 1931 El Rodeo will go to press April 1, it is important that all delinquent fraternities make full payment by that date, Mac Morgenthau, assistant business manager of the year book, said yesterday. In case this will be impossible, representatives are asked to see Morgenthau in the El Rodeo office, Student Union, as soon as possible. Organizations which owe in full are: Alpha Kappa Psl, Gamma Alpha Chi, Phi Mu Alpha, PI Delta Epsilon, Aeneas hall, Aris- till probably be the second totel,an Bachelors,' Chinese Stu- >nts club, Clionian, Cosmopolitan, I Gamma Alpha Chi, lnter-fraternity i council, Phi Nu Delta, School of Religion, and Slgma Delta Tau. Those who have made partial payments include: Alpha Chl Alpha, Alpha Phi Epsilon, Delta ■Sigma PI. Mu Phi Epsilon, National Collegiate Players, Pi Kap pa Sigma, Phi Delta Gamma, Scarab, Sigma Heta Chi. Beta Sigma Omicron, Gamma Epsilon, Kappa Sigma, New man club. Phi Delta Gamma, Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Mu, | Pi Beta Phi, Tau Delta Phi, Tau 1 Epsilon Phi, and Zeta Tau Alpha. lit appear on the program. I (Mamittee feels that "The |w' by William White Is a ht piece of work, but cer-Iwblpms of staging make It plWe to include ii on the program. Honorable l la also given to “Wheat t* by Elizabeth Voder A pH dArt submitted by the* P la advanced dramatics will I• fovel feature on the pro- PMry selected for presenla-I® the Apolliad program was • Goes Up” hy Gretchen Honorable mention was MEETING CALLED Pj klerpreiative dances, BUb- j BY DRAMA SHOP r* by Elizabeth Snider and I _ F Romano may b#* used on | That, a special executive meet-[•Ppam. The musical pro- I ing 0f Drama Shop will be held 111 be announced later, a* . at ^2:30 today in the Drama Shop ** the results of the essay | office was announced by J. How I aid Miller, president of the organi- * It* iu not be possible to! zation. He requested that all of* 11 ill the poetry ou the pro- I fleers and chairmen of committees toe committee has arranged ! be present, as plans regarding ^ tour of poetry-reading and | the Drama Shop Revue will be prer.en tation, Dr. | discussed. All musical scores for the Revue must be turned in to Audrey Wall-house. manager for the production, by noon today, or they will be dropped from the presentation. Also, all lists of properties, costumes and lighting must be handed in at this time. f till oral , Mrs. Pearl-Aiken Smith *' will select poems Program. This poetry “ held ttt the Friday Speeth redul on Apr(1 , oc|ock in 333, Old Col- ANNUAL REVUE DATE CHANGE IS ANNOUNCED “Shipwrecked” Will be Presented on April 24-25. April 24 and 25 hat been set a* the date for the presentation of the 1931 Extravaganza, Instead of April 17 and 18. as previously announced. The production will be given for two nights, Instead of three as has been the custom in the past. lllocks of seats may be reserved in Student Union 220. Fraternities and sororities desiring rows of seats are requested by Fred Phleger, manager of play productions, to see him as soon as possible, at the best seats are rapidly being spoken for, Cast rehearsals under the direction of William Miller, student director, are being held every afternoon and evening. Belty Hen derBon and Harry Stafford are singing the leads in "Shipwrecked,” while Margaret Nichols will be the "vamp.” Betty McDougall and Beverly Quekmeyer have second leads. Three choruses art being trained by Karma Rinkleff, who also is in charge of the specialty dancing. Winifred Parker, who wrote the music for "Shipwrecked," is directing the ensemble singing. Tbe entire production, together with Bob Brown's orchestra, will begin Joint rehearsals immediately after vacation. Tlckels for tbe Extravaganza will sell at 50 cents, 75 cents, and 11.00 and will go on public sale two weeks before the date of the production. Hoover on Way Home From Virgin Islands ABOARD TT. S. S. ARIZONA, AT SEA, March 25.—(UP) — President Hoover was homeward bound tonight on the battleship Arizona utter a brief visit during the day at SL Thomas, in the Virgin Islands, his second port of call on a cruise of United States possessions in the West Indies. The Arizona turned its nose northward At 2:25 p. m., after a stay of about se^en hours. The warship with the presidential party on board ls due Sunday evening at Hampton Roads, Va., the end of Its 10-day "shake down” cruise. BAND, GLEE CLUB TO START SPRING TOUR TOMORROW 120 Pages Sent By Wire in Hour HENDON, Eng, March 25.— (UP)—A tremendously high speed transmitting machine which ls regarded as Important to long distance transmission of documents and newt was demonstrated at the International Telephone and Telegraph Co. laboratories here today. The machine can transmit 120 printed pages, containing 180,000 words, in an hour, officials said. They claimed that, unlike previous similar inventions, Jt can utilize wireless channels because lt eliminates noises, atmospherics and echoes. The laboratory model shown transmitted 60 pages ln one hour, reproduced on a continuous strip of ordinary photographic paper which was almost simultaneously developed. It transmits black and white and line drawings. 51 IS THEME ’DANCE FRIDAY *®°1 will be the theme 0 favors, pro-‘tnd re,re8h- Essay Contest Deadline Nears; Contributions To Be In April 1 **111 be ^C°mU1‘!rCe dance I la tk tomorrow eve- ji^lalng room of the '•J'tuan s ‘^d for Harold tt of the # the orchestra has the evening, an-Barr, general committee in Program and dee- ®*oti ** Unl()ue favors and >11, ’ 411 tbe “April C(rn‘ for 1116 dance * h lir*/’ an<1, Blnc» the ^ to 150, Hyram -^®4n ot the ticket Ur*«* that soon 'bld everyone Less than a week Is left for contestants ln Phi Beta Kappa's prize essay contest to complete and turn ln their contributions. April 1, at 6 p. m. is the deadline, by which time all essays must be placed in Dr. John Daniel Cooke's mailbox at the Information ofhee in Stowell hall. Administration building, or must be ln the mails, beating a postmark not later than the closing date. "I believe that there will be i southern California In order to many essays submitted this year by S. C. students,” remarked Dr. Cooke, who is the local faculty member in charge of the contest. The attention of contestants la directed to the fact that all competing essays shall bear fictitious names, shall be acoompanled by sealed envelopes containing the true names of the writers and the names of their respective institutions And shall be typewritten. Sponsored annually by the Phi as possible. Beta Kappa Alumni association of stimulate a deeper and more widespread interest ln scholarship, the essay contest la open to students regularly enrolled as sophomores. Juniors, or seniors in any southern California college or university. Inasmuch aa selection of subject and manner of treatment are left to the individual candidate, the contest stresses personal thinking of the contestant over ideas derived from thoughts of others. First Appearance to Be Before Ventura Junior College with Roberts, Lewis Directing. With a popular program to be given tomorrow afternoon at Ventura junior college by the men's glee club and the Trojan Symphonists, the annual spring tour of northern California cities and towns by the Trojan band and men’s glee club will get under way. In the evening, Harold Roberts will direct the band and J. Arthur L>ewis, the singers, as the 90 Cardinal and-Gold musicians appear there en masse. Motion pictures of the band will open the programs on the trip and will be followed by the singing of "Fight On" by the glee club. Novelty numbers, a magician act, college fight songs, and negro spirituals will vary the program. Saturday evening the group will appear in Santa Barbara. A parade Monday afternoon and concert in the evening at the municipal auditorium have been planned to entertain residents of Sacramento. A program in Oakland, Tuesday, March 31, will be followed by concerts in Stockton. Monterey, Visalia, and Lancaster on April 1, 2, 3, and 4, respectively. The group will return to Ixjs Angeles late Saturday evening. NOMINATIONS FOR OFFICERS TO BE MADE W.S.G.A. Candidates to Be Named at Special Assembly in Touchstone. Today at 12:30 there will be a special women’s assembly held in Touchstone theater for the purpose of nominating candidates for the major elective offices of the W.S.G.A. All vomen are urged by Luclle Huebner. president, to be there promptly because there will be only a limited time for the assembly. Nomination speeches will be limited to three minutes for the two major offices of president and vice-president. The two minor offices of secretary and treasurer will be allotted two minutes for the nomination speeches. The program as it is scheduled tentatively, will consist of a short talk by Dean Mary Sinclair Craw ford, and Luclle Huebner. Also a vocal selection will be given by one of the campus trios and a specialty toe dance will be done by Gretchen Mayer, according to Virginia Monosmlth, program chairman. As has been stated, Ihe date of elections for the W.S.G.A. Is Thursday. April 9. Polls will be open from 8:30 until 8 in the afternoon. Any women who are desirous of working on tbe polls committee are asked to see Phyllis Doran, 235 Student Union. Activity points will be granted in accordance with the amount of work accom plished. Giannini Resigns As President Of Transamerica NEW YORK, Mar. 2*— (UP) —L. M. Giannini. president of the TransAmerlca corporation, will retire from that office to morrow and will not seek re election as a director of the concern, it was announced tod-aay. He will be succeeded by Jatnes A. Dacigalupl, general counsel for TransAmerlca and former president of the Bank of Italy. "It has been my desire to withdraw for some months past,” Giannini said today, "but In the interest of the rorpora tion I have remained as president through the most acute period of the business depression, from which I feel we are now clearly emerging,” Giannini will continue aa a director of the Bank of America in California, he said.. GANDHI ATTACKED BY RIVAL ON EVE OF INDIA CONFAB BILTMORE GOLD ROOM CHOSEN AS SCENE OF DANCE; ANSON WEEKS’ ORCHESTRA ENGAGED A costume hall, instead of the usual fiumal affair, will chirarterize the interfraternity dance scheduled to take place on Friday. April 10. This was the decision rendered yesterday by Mulvey White, general chairman of the dance committee, and a group of the sub-committee members at a luncheon In the Student Union *--— .....■ ■ Other developments are as follows: 1. The Sala de Ora of the Biltmore hotel will be the ‘scene of | the big social event of the spring semester. 2. Anson Weeks’ orchestra, together with another musical organization equally as well known will be engaged to provide the musical entertainment. 3. Professional houses as well as nou-organization students may attend. > 4. Bids at $4 each will be placed on sale tomorrow morning at the cashier's window of the Student Union. | The costume Idea was accepted with much enthusiasm by the Opposing Leader Attempts to members of the committee and as Strike Elderly Chief With a result the affair is expected to Pole. CLIONIAN CLUB PLEDGES GROUP Ten girls interested in literature were pledged by Clionian literary society at the Casa de Rosas last night. A welcoming speech was given by Doris Lohman and Grace Loye responded for the pledges who were presented by Virginia Smith. Tryout papers were read by Margaret Walters and Margaret Half, Esther Schultz sang. The toaslmis-tress was Audrey Rayner. Grace Loye, Margaret Walters, Patricia Downey, Marie Lrftde, Mar-quiet Goodnight, Margaret Hufford, Betty Potter, Winifred Redden, Aline Robbins aud Margaret Half are the newly pledged women. Lehabhah Club Plans Program of Meeting One of the most outstanding programs of the year has been planned tor the next open meeting of the Lehabhah club al 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Dr. and Mr*. Karl S. Knopt, 4850 Angeles Vista boulevard. At that time, Dr. A. B. Cook will give a. talk on “The Physiological Ha sis for Belief in Immortality.’’ There will be opportunity for a brief discussion after tbe talk Y. W. TICKETS PLACED ON SALE Tickets for the Y.W.C.A. ban quet, which is lo be held on April 16 at 6:30 ln the social hall of the Student Union, have been distributed to the sorority houses and are now on sale. The affair which is known as the lather’s, Mother’s, Daughter's banquet is an annual affair given for the purpose of bringing parents of students of the university closer together. This year a fine program has been planned Including Dr. Rufus B. von KleinSmid who will speak, aa the father of the university. All sororities are asked to cooperate and attend the banquet. The keynote of the affair will be, informality and an enjoyable evening is assured to all who are present. KARACHI, India, Mar. 25—(UP) —Violence broke out today at two places—here and at Cawnpore, In Norlh-Central India—among bit terly opposing political and relig ious groups, far from cooperation on the eve of tlie national convention of the all-India congress, convening here tomorrow ln Karachi. A brutal attack was made on the elderly Mahatma M. K. Gandhi. inspiration of the civil disobedience campaign against British rule, on his arrival In Karachi loday. Bharat Ssbha, member of a political organization opposed to Gandhi's passive, compromise tactics in his Independence fight, struck savagely at Gandhi with the but of a pole. Gandhi, startled at the attack, was saved only by the timely In tervention of the pundit Malavya, near him in the throng gathered to welcome him to Karachi. The attack was regarded among delegates to the congress convention as likely to cause a reaction ln favor of Candhi and to bring many extremists rallying to his banner. Violence at Cawnpore, iu the United Provinces in Central India, occurred when communal rioting broke out following an attempt hy Hindua to force Moslems to close their shops In tribute to the three men executed at Lahore this week. It was estimated that 50 persons were killed and 120 injured. Commerce Students 1 Visiting the Paramount lot, Boris Plan Visit to Bank v Morkovln’* cla»* “> »ociai and psychological aspecls of motion Don D. Cerf to Give Recital at Speech Assembly Replacing the regular program given by students of the School of Speech every Friday morning at 9:00 In 333 Old College, Doris D. Cerf, noted lecturer and liter ary critic, now with Belasco, will give a recital with Queen Eliza beth as the major topic. Miss Cerf will first review the life of Queen Elizabeth up to thc time treated In the play. '’Elizabeth the Queen," now showing at the Belasco theater, and will then read excerpts from the play which she will talk about to the audience. _ B . Dean Pearle Aikln-Smltb, asso ClaSS Plans Visit to ' date dean of women, announces. Paramount Studios' ln »ddlUon to her acknowledged talent, Miss Cerf ls unusually charming in manner and I feel that be the most successful ever aa far as university dances are concerned. Anson Weeks, whose orchestra will open an extended engagement at the Biltmore on Monday, April 6. has been known for hia high calibre of musical entertainment for the past several months at the Mark Hopkins hotel In San Francisco. Jack Green, chairman of the orchestra committee, is at present lining up another orchestra to play during the evening, since Weeks will not be able to leave the supper room for tha entire evening. S. C. SPEAKERS SCHEDULED FOR THREE DEBATES Wyoming, Brigham Young and Arizona Universities to Be Met. Scheduled for S, C. speakers tomorrow and Saturday are three debates in the( city with out-of-state universities. In a debate tomorrow evening in Porter hall of the Law build Ing on the free trade question with the Univeralty of Wyoming. S. C.’s team of Lockwood Miller and Randall Swanberg and i'fli-visiting team will split, one mem ber of each faction going to thi other side. The decision will be made by the audience.. Saturday night, speakers fiom Brigham Young university and from Southern California will de bate the free trade issue in room 501 of the downtown Y.M.C.A Ralph Bowera and Edward Davis are to represent 8, C. In Bovard auditorium the same evening, the chain store question la to be discussed, w'th Raudall Swanberg and Hyrum White op posing the University of Arizona team. Of particular interest to students of the College of Commerce will be the visit to tbe Los Angeles branch of the Federal Reserve bauk tomorrow afternoon, March 27. This visit is sponslred by the Lambda Gamma Phi fraternity. national Cumuierce aud Law organization trhough tlie_ courtesy of J. W. Ivewls, vice-president of the Union bauk of Los Angeles. All studenis of the university are Invited to visit this institution and a well informed guide will point out rtie things of interest The group will meat ai the bank at a:30 according to present plans. Newman Club Meets Today; Plans Trip Members of the Newuia.n club will meet today to make arrange ments for a honteback ride to be taken in the near future. The meeting will lake place in 324 Stu ARISTOTELIAN PICTURE I dent Union at 7 p m today. Aristotelian society will meet to Catholic sludents interested In day at 12:45 p.m. in front of the j the Newman club aro invited to Student Union for a group picture, attend the meeting. pictures w-ill see the filming of Theodore Dreiser's famous novel, "An American Tragedy,” this afternoon. Only present and former members of the motion picture class may go on the trip They are to meet In front of Urldge hail at 1:55 p.m. this afternoon. Those having cars are asked to bring! reet. Charles Klsco and Kalph them. Freed were the co-composers. all sludents, especially speech and English majors should take ad vantage of this opportunity by attending the recital." CORRECTION MADE A statement printed in the Dally Trojsn earlier In the week to tlie effect that, the "Song of Troy" was written b>' Hal Grayson ls lncor- W.AA. ANNOUNCES ELECTION RESULTS Mary Jane Lemere waa elected president in the elections held yesterday ,wlth 4T votes againsi the 27 votes for Josephone Pel phrey, her opponent. Vesta Wiley won the vice pres idency with 39 votes against Peg gy Sweet with 35. Marion Hall, the only candidate for secretary, was unanimously elected. With 41 votes, Mary Jane Mercer was elected treasurer while Helen Osgood, her opponent, gained 38 votes. Lenore Rathbone was unanimously elected activity recorder. JoKn McGroarty To Speak at *Y* Easter Services Engineering Students Will Hear Expert Talk About Oil Business Speaking on the "Duties of a Petroleum Engineer," R, N. Mc-Masteis, chief engineer of the Chanslor, Canfield, and Midway Oil Company, will address Ihe general engineering students today at 11 o'clock In Science 159. i "Because he has been ln super- "Thls lecture,” said Dean Bleg ; vision ln a small plant, his ex-ler of Ihe College of Engineering, perlence ta not limited to a spe-"sbouid prove exceptionally inter- | ciallzed field tn petroleum work, estlng and valuable lo all en ' In liew of this tact, Mr. McMas- gineers. Mr. McMasters, a grad , ters Is exceptionally well qualified | Owen Coy. Mrs. Joseph E. Cor With the library of Mudd philosophy hall built Into a chapel room, the annual pre-Eaater commemoration services will be held tomorrow morning at 6:30 with John Steven McGroarty delivering the address. Forty-five minutes of vocal, violin, and organ music will compose a prelude to Dr. McUroarly’s speech. Chimes will ring out Easter hymns during breakfast which will be served ln the cloister and pallo of the building. Twenty-five tickets for the breakfast have been held out for those who failed to make reservations yesterday. They are selling for 35 cents and may be purchased at the Y.M.C.A. desk. Hostesses for the breakfast include the wives of the advisory board of the Y M. They are: Mrs. liruce H. Baxter, Mrs. E. S. Bo-gardus, VI rs O. W. E. Cook, Mrs. mack, Mrs. K. T. Flewelling, Mrs. Robert M. Fox. Mrs. Harry F. Henderson, Mrs. John G. Hill, Mrs. uate oi S. C. In 1916, has had j , |ectUrer.” complete charg',' of the engineer-I „ . . Ing department of the Chaaslnr I °“ Apr“ 10’ ,ht‘ En«,ne*r« will Canfield, and Midway Oil Com- vUR France Held of the j ^ p Huae, Mrg. lt. B von pany. which is ihe petroleum dl- I Chanslor. Canfield, and Midway J KleinSmid, Mr*. Carl 8. Knopf, vision of the Santa Fe Kailw.y. JoU Company I an(j j|rs. William Ralph XePorte.
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SOCIAL COMMITTEE There will be a meeting of the social committee today at noon in Janet Me Coy'* office. A 50 cent fine