Southern California Trojan, Vol. 10, No. 2, June 25, 1931
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outhern California <JY oian X. Los Angeles, California, Thursday, June 25, 1931. No. 2 CTURES TO BEGIN TODAY [.CONVENTION [NS SATURDAY LOS ANGELES Dean of Session t b lint von KleinSmid to I k at Vesper Service I lay Afternoon. |r ousand educators, com-In all parts of the United |ftud from as far away as the Philippines, and Porto ■ll open the sixty-ninth con* | of the National Education | ion at 8 p.m. Saturday in Slrine auditorium. Repre-| 225,000 superintendents, |ils. and teachers, the dele-|re expected to set a new | nee record at the annual | lag*' of the largest profes-il irganizatlon in the world. iding the convention prop-■ National Council of Educa-Will meet tomorrow morning, •noon, and evening at lhe Bilt-s hotel, with Willis A. Sutton, ntc, superintendent of schools isident of the N. E. A.; Mra. Dorsey, superintendent s of Los Angeles schools, illiam John Cooper, U. S I isioner of education, head the speakers. I nil convention activity oj en Saturday afternoon in ine auditorium with an ex 400 school supply roanu- rs aud textbook publishers B1}' evening the educators temble in the auditorium to >ted speakers discuss pub- MT. LOWE EXCURSION TO CALL STUDENTS SATURDAY Dr. Lester Burton Rogers, dean of the School of Education and the Summer Session of Southern California, has arranged special courses for members of the National Education Association who will meet here next week. r: r i ^vate, aud parochial schools place of colleges and uni-B's iu the educational sys-’resident Sutton will have of this first general ses ISCUSSION THEMES themes will form the >f discussion for the con-the relation of educa-■institution* to the business Improvement of rural edu-Hand rural life; and integra-B all educational activity. H| r the joint auspices of the ■A-. tlie U. S. Offlce of Edu-and the National Congress ■ents and Teachers, the first il conference on rural edu-will be held iu connection tlie convention. Morning fternoon sessions will be Thursday on the S. C. SESSION AT S. C. E von KleinSmid ot iho winued on Page Four) nk Hadlock Is w Assistant S. C. President | Widest R. B. von Klein-i has announced that by m ot the hoard of trua-*| n,u Hadlock, executive IpUry of the General Al* UiooUUoBi has been H>inlt;d assistant to the •dent. Hadlock, in addi* to his duties as executive tha rrojao alum- B*’" " it oa, Of which A»a ■'al* is president, will rep-^ the office of President KleinSmid ia public con-8> Hadlock was recently elected president of the tonal Alurani Council, an 1111 tion comprising over i!|it>u college graduates in United States. SPECIAL CLASSES WILL OPEN FOR N.E.A. DELEGATES Three-Week Courses for Visiting Teachers Will Begin at S. C. Monday, July 6. In order to meet the special needs of those attending the au naul meeting of the National Education association, which is to hold its 1931 convention iu Los Angeles from June 29 to July' 6, the university has arranged a number of special courses to op en Monday, July G and to con tinue for three weeks. Including one sponsored by the National League of Teachers as sociations, the courses organized are, according to Lester B. Rog ers, dean of the summer school, city educational administration, contemporary world history, contemporary British and American poets, character education, aud social problems. Dr. Willis A. Sutton, sup Min tendent of schools at Atlanta, Georgia, is president of the N. E. A. and will preside at the 1931 meeting in Los Angeles which is to be headquartered in the Shrine auditorium, close to the campus of the university', it is estimated that between 15,000 and 20,000 teachers, school ad administrators and exectuives will come to the Pacific coast for the educational conclave. Many members of the association are combining attendance at the meeting with summer stu dy in the five-w'eek sessions rft the university. Graduates Filing Petitions Asked To Report Now All graduate students who filed petitions to take six units of graduate work ln the summer session are asked to call at the Graduate office, 108 Administration building, regarding action taken on petitons, it was announced by Dean R. D. Hunt of the Graduate school. Mt. Lowe, the mile-high peak situated only a few miles from IjOS Angeles, will be the goal of many summer session students seekjng to escape the city heat, when the annual excursion trip over the famous mountain railway takes place next Saturday, June 27. Reduced rates are offered to those attending S. C., and round trip tickets may be purchased at the cashier's cage in the student store for $1.50. Mt. Lowe is reached by electric trains leaving the Sixth and Main streets station of the Pacific Electric railway. Interurban cars will carry the excursionists to the foot of the mountain. Trains leave the Pacific Electric station at 9 a.m. Returning trains will leave Mt. Lowe at 2:30, 4 :55, aud 7:30 p.m. UNIQUE VIEW Leaving the cars at the base of Mt. Lowe, the students and faculty members will board the cable cars of the incline railway for the short but thrilling trip to the summit of the steep grade. The view of southern California, beautiful from the summit of the peak itself, shows its most features during the ride of the incline railway. At the terminal of the incline, the tourists will board the red cars of the mountain, railway, and from that time until they reach the peak will find no stretch of track or trail which stretches for more than 100 yards without a curve. NAME COMMITTEE TO PLAN DANCES IN SOCIAL HALL WINDING TRACK The winding road, traversed by cars open on all sides, offers a rapidly changing panorama of valley and mountain views. At the summit of Mt. Lowe the famous Alpine tavern stands at the terminus of the railway. From that point the excursionists may hike to vantage points to view the country below, or they may rest iu the shade of huge live oaks. Meals may be purchased at tlie tavern. For those astronomically inclined, the Mt. Lowe observatory will offer au opportunity to view the stars. Campus Lions' Club To Be Organized At First Luncheon Meet News Stories For Trojan Welcome News stories for the Summer Session Trojan should be left in the editorial office, 225 Student Union, at least by 2 p.m. of the day prior to publication. They should be typewritten carefully. BRAVE GIRL Myra Stone, 7, of Portland, Maine, broke bet- arm while roller skating, but rather than mar her perfect attendance record for the year, she went to school with the Him ia a shu*. - •> Members of the Lions’ Club enrolled iu the Summer session at Southern California will hold whal is probably the first luncheou meeting of this organization ever held by members attending college. The luncheon will be held Tuesday noon, June 30, at 12:15 p.m. in room 322, Studeut Union. It is expected that a Southern California Summer Session Lion’s Club will be organized in order that members of this fraternity will have the opportunity of meeting fellows from all quarters of the country. Attendance to this club will be credited to the members at their home clubs. As will be presumed, this luncheon will become a weekly feature of the summer session. '** In order that sufficient preparation can be made, all men wuo wish to attend the Lion’s Club luncheon are urged to register for it, at the space provided on the bulletin board iu the Administration building. Luncheou charge will be fifty cent*. First of Wednesday Afternoon Affairs Scheduled for July 8. _ Plans for the afternoon danc es in the Student L'nion are being completed by Van Tanner, heading a committee from the Graduate Students’ association of the university. Those aiding Tanner in the project are Cleon Knapp, Wini fred Waters, Mac Morgenthau, Winifred Biegler, Mary Waters, Quentin Reger, Hay Zeman, aud Tom Patterson. The first of the dances will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8, following the N. E. A. convention. The dances will also be held on the final two Wednesdays of the first ses sion, and if successful will be continued w eekly during the sec ond five weeks’ term. An ad mission charge of lit cents will be made. Additional plans of the com mittee call for a buffet dance for which definite arrangements will be postponed until after the first of the afternoou dances. Silke, Morehouse Leave For Alpha Kappa Psi Parley Harry Silke, assistant comp troller of the university, will leave Ix>s Angeles today for Ashville, N. C., where he will attend the annual conventional of Alpha Kappa Psi, national professional commerce fraternity. Silke is counselor for thf Pacific coast district of the fraternity. Mort Morehouse, editor of the 1931 El Uodeo, left by automo bile last Friday to represent the Southern California active chapter at the convention. He is to visit iu the South and in Cuba before the convention op ens on July 2. BLUE KEY MEETING All members of Blue Key, national honorary service organization, attending the summer session are asked to meet Van Tanner today at 12 o’clock in the committee room, 234 Student Union. PROF. F.H. KOCH WILL SPEAK ON “TRAGIC WORLD” North Carolina Play Experimenter to Open Series at 4 P. M. in 206 Hoose Hall. Frederick H. Koch, professor of dramatic literature at the University of North Carolina aud visiting professor at the S. C. summer session, will open the Thursday afternoon lecture series at 4 p. m. today in 206 Hoose hall, Administration building, speaking on “The Tragic World In Hamlet.” He will Illustrate his talk with readings from the famous Shakespeare tragedy. Professor Koch has been for years associated with the theater through the direction and encouragement of creative waiting. He was founder of the Dakota Playmakers in 1910 when he was professor of dramatic literature- at the University of North Dakota and of the Bank-side theater in 1910.- In 1918 he founded the Carolina Playmakers and is still its director. < The work that Professor Koch instituted at North Carolina has been widely credited with responsibility for the rise of a dramatic literature of that state and by playriglits who have come under the influence of the work. The Carolina Playmakers are now incorporated with Professor Koch as president. He is also vice-president of the Shakespeare Association of America. Three books of plays written from the Carolina folk material under Professor Koch’s supervision are now published by Henry Holt & Company, for each of which he has written introductory articles. Professor Koch has lectured and taught summer school classes at the Universty of Chicago, the University of California, U. C.L.A., the University of Colorado, Columbia university, and at the post session of the Uni* v res ity of Southern California last year. Approval Dates Of Masters' Theses Are Announced For candidates for Masters’ Degrees in JULY, 1931: Preliminary approval must be filed by July 3 with the dean of the Graduate school or professional school. This preliminary statement is signed by the chairman of the thesis committee, certifying that tl«e thesis in its first draft has been read and approved by the three members of the committee. Thesis In final form, ready j for binding, must be handed in to the chairman of the thesis committee by July 14. Final copies of theses (original and first carbon) must be presented by July 22 to the dean of the Graduate school or professional school, together with final approval signed by the three members of the thesis committee. (Signed) It. D. HUNT Dean. Graduate School j ____i / I '
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