Daily Trojan, Vol. 22, No. 111, March 20, 1931
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... POSTPONED *EClTp«»H A.iken 8-n.th -r that there r-«“ . be «"y *pe,ch "" i tedsv Announce <f‘th7n... recital ft iM- SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DAI LYI TROJAN DENTAL STUDENTS A deputized registrar of voters will be stationed at the College of Dentiatry today to register dental student* for the coming cit /election*. Vol. XXII- Los Angeles, California, Friday, March 20, 1931. No. Ill UNIOR CLASS TO PRESENT -HOLIDAY' TONIGHT reeks plan ISHING RULE amendments •deing on First Day of Registration May Be Permitted. million ol fraternity rushing 1 rfcolied an impetus laat a ,vn Iho lnterfraternlty (itsffd tho flrBt reading of -dtituiiona* amendment which permit freshman pledging as . b i student Is registered in Hirers ity. The amendment mjuire » second al Wncil's nexl meeting before jttkes eSect. junendment to abolish rush-;„lei completely, which had wl? passed on flrst reading, defeated last night when t op for final approval, grievance committee report-tilt several fraternities guilty 'Mtiating men who had failed to scholastic requirements ^leen reprimanded, but that se-penalties for such violations be Inflicted ln the future, A si the tnitiatoln eligibility relents will bo mailed to each president, tlstlon of junior college trans-beforc such students have com-11 units of work in this uni-nas discussed, but no ac-iu taken. Proponents of the signed that It would be ad-l to initiate such men belie flrat semester of their Jun-jur haa elapsed, inasmuch as r college transfers do not get !ent benefit from fraternities being active members for only year and a half. S COMPLETE 1 FOOLS FROLIC |fcu lor the Commerce dance, ke held Fridaj, March 27, in the W room of thc hotel Roose- !t, are progressing rapidly, ac-ig to the chairman of the i tommittee. .Martha Burkett, ‘Jrnun of the decorations com , ii now working on the de-ations, which will carry out the ?ll Fool motif. Lyman and liis famous in-mal orchestra will furnish • D«sic for the dance, which Is ^ all-uni versity in nature, ■wts of the committee give uiuranoo that nothing will Wt undone to make the affair cfii, plans are being worked ‘ * tbe fullest di-tall. Jn® White, chairman of the 1 ttUhlislird ri the barn dance 1 year, tho members of Com-te Intend to make the affair 1,1 '‘ommiitoi'. stHti-R that the 1,h “rp selling lust, and since f are llmled to ijn. It U urged '>id»nts purchase thelr's ini '"'■v lollouing the reputa-iWcwin and are sparing no 1'»their efforts to do so. ^ addition to a committee of P1 ‘I'l'Oinied by White, all ^''lidents and associated of- I of College of Commerce ’. “s tickets, and no diffi- be encountered in ob- fl lhe bids. ^ers in Spanish Ktv°lt Go On Trial Mar. 1#—(UP—A “4ed°h Sil ^el)Ul>llcan leaders 'Jiii 1 Alcala Zamora will go tomorrow before the army *upreme court on charg ‘i,uTtlns 10 rebellion."'The ili01 c°nnociion with the re* s[, 481 December which Jiim overtllro*r King Alfonso .1 *H‘*bll,h 4 public. 1 e^eD4anU are members *iit6f,0Callecl "evolutionary ‘*t mi Tht"J include former ■iniater* and olher men jf i.10 the ““I'on's political . tft,, .w*' anticipated that ouid be one of the II haia ballle8 ev®r fought Arizona’s Co-ed Debate Team Reading from left to right ara the Misses Mary Rechif and Donna Leah Smith, prominent Arizona forensic artists, who will appear against a team representing the Trojan women. Trojan Women To Debate Arizona Co-eds Tomorrow With University of Arizona speakers upholding the affirmative side of the free trade question, S. C. women will participate in their fourth debate of the season at 8:00 o’clock tomorrow -u night in Porter hall CHARGE SABOTAGE AS U. S. DIRIGIBLE WORKER ARRESTED Nib Su»pect In Plot To Wreck World’s Greatest Airship Being Built. AKRON, O., Mar. 19—(UP)— Federal secret service operatives raided the home of a forir->r Hungarian naval officer tonight, placed him under arrest on charges of violating Ohio’s syndicalism law, and disclosed mysterious phases of what they claim was a plot to sabotage the world's greatest dirigible, now in process of construction for the United State* navy. Paul F. ICassay, skilled workman for the Goodyear Dirigible company which is building the airship Akron for the government, was taken to a police station under guard of United St tes Justice department agents, county officers, and attaches of the district attorney's office. Tonight he was being questioned regarding what several officials term ‘‘an amazing suggestion of peace-time espionage." Under the state law, Kassay is directly charged “by word of mouth" with having "urged criminal violence" agalnBt the government. A set of plans showing the longitudinal section of the Akron, skillfully drawn to scale but without figures, was found in his home, police said. Kassay was unofficially accused by the arresting officers of having failed to set rivets in the frame work of Ihe big ship, and with having planned to obtain access to the control room, for the purpose of damaging the control ina-chfnery so that the first flight of the airship—scheduled for June— would result In disaster. Betty Hennlnger, local captain, and Mary Cianfoni will argue for S. C. Their opponents from Ariz ona will be Mary Rechit, winner of a recent stats oratory contest, and Donna Leah Smith, who has been on a winning college debate team for two years. During their stay in Los Angeles, the two women will be guest* at the Alpha DalLa PI housa. Judges ot the debate will be Frank Clemenson, Franklin high school) Miss Lockett, instructor in the English department at San Pedro high school; and Otis W. Coan, English instructor at Los Angeles Junior college. All students and friends of the university are invited to attend the debate. Lockwood Miller, member of the men’s squad, will act as ohairman. Trojan Symphonic Orchestra Gives Masonic Program Harold Roberts, director of the department of musical organizations, presented the Trojan Symphonic orchestra of tlie Trojan band in a varied program Thursday evening, March 19, at the Eagle Rock Masonic temple. Under the baton of John T. Boudreau, band Instructor, the orchestra played ‘‘Rhapsody Russe” based on Tschaikowsky’s "1812 Overture" and arranged by Nubs-baum. The Trojan Trio, Eloise Jones, director, sang “I •Surrender Dear." "Waiting For The Sunset," a fox trot by Mr. Boudreau, was played by the jazz symphonists. A saxaphone solo, “Valse Van-Ite” by Rudy Wiedoft, was rendered by Harold Frederlckson. lunge's arrangement of “El Cbo-colo,” a tango, was an orchestral selection. The Trojan Trio was heard again as they sang “You’re Driving Me Crazy.” Professor of Political Science To Conduct Summer Expedition A summer expedition to South America Is announced by Dr. O. W. E. Cook, professor of political science and international relations. The travel-class will leave Los Angeles on June 16, and will visit Mexico, Central America, Panama, and South America. The tour is described as cultural, educational, and pleasurable, and will grant college credit to those interested aud eligible. Professor Cook has lived and worked as an educator and journalist In Latin-Amsrica as well as in the Ear East, and Is to occupy the position of commander and lecturer on the summer expedition. In addition to sight-seeing and re creational efatures, the tour will include lectures on the history and contemporary civilizations of the countries visited. The California group, after a Central American program in five countires, will join a 54-day ex- pedition from New York sponsored by Upton Close, both proceeding thence under Dr, Cook. Among the ports of call schedul ed are Mazatlan, Mexico; San Jose de Guatemala; Corinto, Nicaragua; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Balboa, Canal Zone; Panama city; Buenaventura, Colombia; Guay-quil, Ecuador; five cities in Peru including Calles; Arica, Peru Chile; several cities in Chile In eluding Valparaiso and Santiago; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santos, Brazil; and Rio De Janeiro. CARL SNYDER TALKS TODAY AT MEETING Chief Statistician of Federal Reserve Bank to Address Students. Carl Snyder, chief statistician of the Federal Reserve bank of New York City, ls to make two appear ances before the economics students of S. C. today. At 10:10 this morning, tn 305 Hoose hall, Snyder will address the students of all economics classes that meet at this hour. All other S. C. students interested are welcome to attend. At luncheon today ln 402 of the Student Union, Carl Snyder and Ira B. Cross, professor of the department of economics at the University of California at Berkeley will be guests of honor and guest speakers of the Economics club. Professor Cross is a member of the board of regents of the American Institute of Banking and is well known in this field. Snyder, a noted statistican and author of many books and articles dealing with business investments, cycles, and measurements, was president of the American Statistics association ln 1928. He is now attending the second Institute of Finance at Occidental college. Students interested in hearing the two speakers are asked to make luncheon reservations by telephoning station 280 or 287 of the the College of Commerce office. U. S. DEFICIT GAINS TO $735,138,522 WASHINGTON, Mar. 19-(UP) — The government's deficit today increased to $735,138,522, the highest since 1920. Income tax revenues under the Increased rates came in greater volume than last year but. the balance was pulled far down by crediting $391,660,000 into the sinking fund. This sinking fund Is a bookkeeping operation whereby the government's money is transferred from one pocket to another, ear marked for paying off part of the $16,000,-000,000 public debt left over from the world war. The law requires retirement of part of the principal of this debt annually. Income tax collection reports today Bhowed receipts of $48,129,-417 on March 17, second day of compilation of the first quarter. This compared with $32,158,048 for tb6 corresponding day of last year. Treasury officials took little cheer from this, however. The amounts banked by collectors and reports each day fluctuate for various reasons. Officials said they still expected a drop in the total first quarter revenues despite today's increase. Fire Threatens Costly Estates At Montecito SANTA BARBARA. Calif.. Mar. 19 — (l'P) — A brush fire driven before a wind varying from 30 to 40 miles an hour tonight was threatening Montecito valley, site of many costly estates. The flames were heading toward the Summerland oil fields, Six miles south of Santa Barbara. The blaze w as a mile from the oil fleld and from the exclusive Valley Country club. It started at 6:30 p.m. on the estate of Mrs. I.aura Knight, breaking away from men who were burning brush. Tonight, It had penetrated the estates of Christian R. Holmes and C. H. Jackson, but had not reached any buildings. BACHELORS ELECT 26 NEW PLEDGES FOR NEXT YEAR Sponsors Of “Hello And Smile” Week Make Selections From Prominent Men. Twenty-six men were chosen for the Bachelors club following a meeting and dinner of that organization at the Pi Kappa Alpha house last night. The men who are to be initiated next week are; Al Blatz, Teak Vaughn, Glenn Van Tanner, Cliff Capps, John Rex, Milton Reese, Fred Smith university, or by calling at ^np clark(1 Jark -nmn; G*c Quill Club Members Plan Dinner Meeting Honoring the high chronicler of the national organization, Quiil club will hold a dinner at the Casa de Roses at 6 o'clock Monday night. The ritual of the society will be preseuted ai that time aud the local chapter, Oa Rune, will be presented to the inspector. All members of the society are requested to be present. Reserva tions a^e to be made with Virginia Smith today. A 50 cent charge will be made for the din ner. ARIZONA HITS LETHAL GAS PHOENIX. Ariz., Mar. 18—(UP) —Au act of Ihe Arizona legislature to replace hanging with lethal gas as a means of adminlaterlug the death penalty was ruled unconstitutional late today in an opinion from the attorney general. It was contended the measure lacked a '•»ferendum clause, necessary before it could become law. Decker, Francis Buschard, Royce Russell, Al Campbell, Joe Danforth, Bud Clarke, Gregson Bautzer, Bud Asseltlne, Jack Gardner, Dick Barber, Clifford Dudley, Tommy Webster, Dick Blackman. Fred Lelx, Lewis Olker, Bailey Edgerton, and Fred Baums lark. The Bachelors club was formed on the campus several years ago for the purpose of promoting a closer friendship between fralernl-ties. Later “Hello and Smile” week was inaugurated and ls held every fall during the football season. It was the idea of the Bachelors In tills project to not only further friendship between fraternity men but to enlarge the plan to take in the whole university. I.ast year, in an endeavor to further their services to the school, the club Introduced a plan where by students 111 In hospltala would be visited and their rooms filled with flowers. All plans hav.. been proclaimed successful by students and the administration alike. Ronald Sweet, president, an nounced last, night that ther»-would be a luncheon meeting for both old and newly chosen mem bers nexl Tuesday. Plans will be formulated and completed for the Initiation services al that time. U. S. Will Move 100 Men By Plane In / Military Maneuver BALBOA, Canal Zone, Mar. 19— j (L'P) -- Whal is believed lo be an ] unlqu* military maneuver will be undertaken tomorrow when Bat-j lery B, Second Field Artillery, I equipped with three Inch guns and j supplementary personnel of over 100 officers and enlisted men will j be moved from France field to Rio Hato, Panama, entirely by airplanes. The distance is about 120 miles and the move is expected to require oue and a half hours, compared to Ihe four days which would be re-, qHired to mave the trip by laud, j The battery will be moved lu planes of the 25tli Bambardment Squadron, and will go Into action ou landing at Rio Hato. WAMPUS DEADLINE SET Deadline for the April Issue of the Wampus, Troy’s humor magazine, has been set for today, ac cording to an announcement made by Wilma Goodwin, ediior. The theme of this Issue will be Spring, young love, and lhe like. All ma terial should be written In accordance with this general theme. APRIL 10 SET AS DATE OF GREEK DANCE Interfraternity Affair May be Masquerade: Norconian Orchestra Picked. The following int*rfrat*rnlty dance committee chairman ar* to I meet Mulvey Whit* In 234 Student I Union today at 1 o'clock: i Fred Chas*. Bud Medbtrry, Hy- ^ \ rum White, Ames Crawford, Win*. | ton Full*r, Jack Crcen, Ray Brooks, and Wilmer Morby. At a meeting last nlRht of tho lnterfraternlty council. It was de- | finitely decided that the Interfra ternity dance would be held on April 10. Other development were as follows: 1. Arrangements to obtain Kay West and his I<ake Norconian club orchestra will be made by Jack Green and Ills orchestra com mittee. 2. Instead of the dance being formal, a mask ball was reconi mended, and according lo all proa pecta this plan will be followed OUL At the meeting in the Student Union last night the question of date waa first taken up and the above day was decided upon. Discussion followed regarding the orchestra to be selected and It was Dial- Wast and his musician* be offered the bid. The or-chestra committee, under Jack Green, will complete arrangement* this week. A mask affair waa accepted with enthusiasm and final deposition of the question will be arrived at today or tomorrow, according to a statement made by White last night. Leland W. Cutler Heads Stanford Board of Trustees SAN FRANCISCO, Mar. 20— (l'P) Leland W. Cutler, prominent San Francisco civic loader, was elected presdlent of the Iceland Stanford university board of trustees here today. Cutler is the first graduate of Stanford ever selected for the position. He has been a leader In af fairs of Iho school since his graduation in 1906. having served on the board of athletic control, headed tho alumni association for two years, and presided over the finance and campus committees of the board of trustees. Cutler succeeds W. Mayo New hall, who resigned. Seniors Discuss Spring Schedule At Noon Meeting Seniors of the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences held a meeting at noon Tuesday, Mar. 10 lo Hoose 206. by order of the president, Beth Tibbot. In discussing plans for future activities of the class, the matter of a large attendance ai meetings was stressed. Those members pre sent voted upon several important polnls regarding graduation events Appointments made at lhe offl cers council last week were an nounced. Committee chairmen Dial are in charge of the various eveuts are Kandall Swanberg, Hud Fesler, Fred Goss, Constance Vachon. Paul Zander, Ulck Miller, and Uuth Ann Byerley. T hese persons should make an effort to get In touch with Beth Tibbot before the next meeting lu order that their committee members may be selected. Members of the class of '31 are invited to attend the next meeting which will be held after Easter vacation on Tuesday, April 7. at noon In Hoose 206. Final arrange menis will be made for the working plans during this semester. SPEECH SORORITY CONTEST WON BY BETTY M’DOUGALL Second Annual Zeta Phi Eta Contest On Topic of Prob" lenia of University Women. Betty Mellougall, representative of Della Delta Della, declares that the greatest problem of the university woman ls that of making the 24 hours count. That was the statement upon which she based the prize winning apeech ln the second annual Zeta Phi Eta contest which waa held last night In Touchstone theater.. Jane Alvles, Alpha Gamma Delta, and June Arnold, Pill Mu, received honorable mention. The six other problems confronting the university woman, aa outlined by the other contestants are those of adjustment to adult life, forming a philosophy and standards of life, profiting by her education, meeting the hazards that threaten ber Idealism, keeping a well balanced program of social and scholastic life, and of keeping her own personality and ldeala. Inga Gerup, Kappa Delta; Pauline Williams, Alpha I>elta PI; Gladys Buckner, Delta Zeta; and Rosemary Ruymann, Delta Gamma were Ihe other contestants. Miss Cloyde Dalzell, assistant professor In Speech and member of Zeta Phi Kta, presided, and Mary Roasoner, president of the active chapter, Introduced the speakers. BOYLE, JANET PELPHREY TO ENACT LEADS Barry’s Modern Comedy to be Given in Bovard Auditorium at 8 p.m. In their first dramatic effort as a class, the Juniors of the university will present 'Holiday,” Philip Barry's drama of New York society life tonight, at 8 p.m., In Bovard auditorium. tinder the direction of W. Ray MacDonald aud W. C. Kauffman, N. C. P., the players have perfected their parts until they have reached the high level of former performances on both stage and screen. Janet Pelphrey and Bob Boyle will play the leading roles of Linda Seton and Johnny Case. Linda's slater Julia, played by Brownella Baker, ls a more worldly girl who cannot sacrifice conveu-loin love. With her brother Ned, played by William A. P. While, Miss Baker gives a gracious characterisation of this rather didlcult part. Their father. Edward Seton, portrayed by Myron D. Sunde, Is the grur, ster man of business, concerned only with the material wealth he can accumulate and with the social conventions which his family must obey. In oontrast to the rather serious parta of the Seton family, the carefree couple, Susan and Nick Potter, played by Vivienne Allbrlghl and Erlln Bartlett, have aome of the best lines ln the play. Their dancing adds to the lightness of their roles, ln which th>'y seem to be a younger couple than did Heddu Hopper and Edward Everett Horton in the screen version. Social conventions are typified in the characters of Uie snooping relatives, Laura and 8eton Cram. Dorothea Bell and Sterling Kincaid handle these somewhat superficial roles with the acumen of experienced actor*. Minor parts which will be taken by Pauline Williams, Ted Magee, and Harold Essenholm further carry out the sophls'lcated story of the play. Special Interior scenes of Ihe library and the playroom of Uie luxurious Seton home In New York have been procured for tonlghl's production. Because of ita reputation, both as a stage play and a r rr a 11/ I movln* Picture, tickets for the play tor Laster Week have sold rapidly. Student books Y. W. Arranges Campus Services Under the sponsorship of tin Y.M.C.A. three pre-easter services will be conducted on the campus beginning Monday. Half-hour organ recitals are to be given each noon from 12:30 until 1 which will be open to the university aud public. Willard Smith Is lo present the first program Monday; Dean Walter Fish er Skeele, Tuesday; John Garth, Wednesday, and Mable Culver Ad all, Thursday. Cliapel decorations and musical arrangements will be under tbe direction of Emil Steck representing the “Y" Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, with the Easter commemoration services culminating In the sunrise breakfast Friday morning al rt o'clock. will be good for admission, although others may attend by procuring their tickets In the studenis store. Voters Urged to Register for CotJiitig Los Angeles Elections Friday, Mar. 27. will be the final registration dale for the coming Los An*cl«rs city elections which are IQ lake place May 5. The S. C. campus will be zoned in such a manner lhat. It will be able for every person of age ou this campus to register for the coming elections. Following is the schedule which will be supervised by deputies to the registrar of voters: j maiely 1,000 students enrolled ln Commerce—Thursday, Mar. 19. the various colleges who are ellg-and Thursday. Mar. 26. j Ible to vote, and that every man Denial College—Friday. Mar. 20. and woman on the campus should Architecture—Monday, Mar. 23. College of Music — Tuesday, Mar. 21. College of Law — Wednesday, Mar. 25. The deputy lo the registrar of voters on the S. C. campus has anuounced that there are approij- exercise the right to thiB franchise It has also been announced that those students who are not of age al the present time, but will be 21 years of age before the elections May 5, are eligible to TROJAN DEBATERS OUTSPEAK U.C.L.A. Southern California debaters, Glenn Jones and Emil Steck, defeated U. C. L. A. for the second successive time last night in the Education building at Westwood. Kenneth Goodman and Jennings Ferguson were the opposing speakers. The decision ot the three judges was unanlnioun ln favor ot the S. C. apeakera who took the negalive side of the question, Resolved, lhat the expansion of tbe chain slore Is detrimental to tbe besl Interests of tbe American public. This evening Emil Steck and Lockwood Miller, Trojan debaters, wilt take the affirmative side of tbe question, “Resolved, that the nations should adopt a po'icy of fr*a trade,” opposing a team from the University of Nevada. Thla decl* sion debate will be held In Porter hall, ln the School of I.aw, at 8 o'clock. All studenis are welcome lo attend. Taking the negative side of tbe same question, an S. C. team composed of Ran Swanberg, squad captain, and Hyrum White will meet a group representing tbe College of Puget Sound on Monday svaninf at 8 o'clock ln Porter haU.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 22, No. 111, March 20, 1931|
|Description||Daily Trojan, Vol. 22, No. 111, March 20, 1931.|
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