Daily Trojan, Vol. 22, No. 116, March 27, 1931
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fOOSEVELT SCENE OF COMMERCE SPORTS DANCE TONIGHT J trackmen J i -jn msy cal1 t0' I 207 Student Union |"l7. th.lr for r^mpie <='“» m,et ■LS •,h* SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DAILY!* TROJAN ensemble singers Eight men and eight women are wanted for ensemble singing in the Extravagant*. Thoee applying meet today in Bovard between 2 ard 4 p.m. Los Angeles, California, Friday, March 27, 1931. No. 116 HREE DEBATE SQUADS LEAVE ON TOURS *•»** * * * * * « * * * + ** «*«« + * * + « * * « *__M. -- A 'T'™.** 1AT I Debaters to Start Trips_ 17 fflNTF.CTS land Tour To North Begins Today fMAN BAND FURNISH A11 - U Election I Petitions Must Be In April 9 AMUSEMENT Fools’ Motif is Car-Tried Out; Few Bids Remain Unsold. IKirkiDZ the opening of the (ac season, the College of Com-sll-unlversity sports dance [ be held tonight at 9:30 in rapper room of the Hotel swell Members of the (lance ttee give the assurance that I irruigements have been com-to make the long-awaited • i success. |Cirr;ing out the April Fools’ the supper room has been usively decorated in black and Hie. A tote of novelty will be iduced in the favors, the na-of which has been kept a rst Needless to say, they will i unique in conforming to the *U of the occasion. |lbe Lyman and his popular In-iitional orchestra will furnish i music and entertainment for I affair, Refreshments will also i nnique and will doubtless be Ifleasam surprise. [There «ill be a few bids on i it the door, but students are (ried to purchase them on cam-today, rather than take a |tace on being disappointed at s door. The sale has been rapid, I only a small number remain old. [ill students selling tickets for I dance are requested to meet l soon ioday in 115 Old College leitle (or their allotemnt. *10 EXHIBITION R I l«iei S r , d has un exhibition Ptf>Mo;raphs in the College of Btoitectu; e building this week I*"* were taken on the 1929 ■fleet's Vagabond tour. of these photos were taken, “1T d. »nd printed by Mr, Ford <i>0» many Interesting views u »iil be seeu on the European lr thia year, pw* lor the I»:u Vagabond 'are now complete. An exlen-^ '®ur that will include two •tl» in Kurope aud two weeks F e eastern part of Ihe United F* is being offered at a very price. Dean A. C. Wea I e"d will personally conduct *W, aud he would be glad k lo any students that might I tested in joining the group. 1 interesting feature of the P *iil be a comparison of mo [t ariWtecture In the differ-; “U“’rles titat are visited. This : * fians tour and is open to Pi students that are interested Picture or art. Kpflic Club Meets °dciy to Hear Hoare L l'"lver*‘ty of Southern Cal-‘ Masonic dub holds lu bi btoJU“Cheon 'oday at noon *tie I nlon. The speaker I u. #! wil1 be Lieut. Arthur EL * of ,he department of ’uc* Wd opucs. V, lh“rt ‘t’rve<l with the An-V ““#Kh°ut the entire 0*111 '‘“Misn and hag Petitions for the all-unlvemlty offices and for the presidents of the various colleges must be in by Thursday, April 9. The petitions may be obtained in Lewis Gough's ofllce or in 234 Student Union and must be returned with the candidates own signature and the signatures of two witnesses, and p|aced In the ballot bo* on the election commissioner’s desk, not later than April 9, at 3:30 p. m. Presidents of the various colleges are asked to see that a copy of their college constitution is on file ln Lewis Gough’s office, immediately. This is necessary to check the eligibility of candidates. HOOVER REGRETS U. S. OWNERSHIP OF VIRGIN ISLES MARDI GRAS BIDS GO ON SALE TODAY Status Quo in Possessions to Be Continued, President Declares. ABOARD U.S.S. ARIZONA, At Sea, Mar. 26—(UP)—President Hoover, homeward bound from a brief cruise of America’s posses sions in the West Indies, Indicated regret tonight that the United States had ever acquired the Virgin Islands. The President visited Porto Rico and the Virgin Islands. HIb state ment said that the present status quo would be continued in both and that there was no intention of transferring Porto Rico to the department of interior. Mr. Hoover said that he saw hope of developing Porto Rico, but was pessimistic regarding the Virgin Islands. He said the United States had paid $25,000,000 for "an effective poor house comprising 90 per cent of the population.” "Viewed from every point except remote naval contingencies,' the president said, "it was unfortunate that we ever acquired these islands." The Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in 1917, chiefly lo prevent their falling Into the hands of Germany durlug j the world war. | Supplementing his formal statement, the President said that no | serious consideration was being given the transfer of Porto Rico to the department of Interior. Joe Crail Addresses Govt. Students Today Joe Crail. congressman from the 10th district of California, will talk this morning at 10 o’clock to Dr. Roy Malcolm's class in American National Government. The 1,08 Angeles representative | ln the lower house will be heard lu 209 Bridge hall. Students interested may attend. Gough and Janet McCoy Laud Action of Interfraternity Committee. That bids for the Interfraternity costume dance, to be held In the Sala de Ora of the Biltmore hotel on Friday evening, April 10, will go on sale this morning at the cashier's window of the Students store, is the announcement made by Bud Medbery, chairman of thc dance ticket ocmmittee. Bids foi the affair are priced at M, and the number to be offered for sale will be limited to 400. In keeping with the decidedly informal atmosphere which will be created by the colorful effect of a costume dance, lt has been planned to place a comparatively small number of stag bids. The number of these bids has been set at 26. "Both Mulvey White, chairman of the dance, and myself, as well as the other committee members, feel that this idea of having a very small stag line at the affair will make for a better spirit and a greater amount of enthusiasm at the dance,” Medberry said. LIKES COSTUMES Campus leaders have already expressed their approval and hopes for the success of the coming costume affair. Lewis Gough, student body president, made this statement yesterday: ‘‘Judging from the originality and effort already displayed by the entire committee in charge of the Interfra-ternity Mardi Gras, the dance has every promise of being a success ful and enjoyable occasion. Many unique featuress have been plan ned by the chairman to insure an all-university affair which will be different and outstanding.” Jane£ McCoy, vice-president of the student body and official university hostess, also expressed her confidenec in the success of the dance, saying: “The coming Interfraternity Mardi Qras will be the first alluniversity costume dance even seen at Southern California, and because of Its originality splendid location, and the efforts shown so far by the committee in charge, lt should be a success in every way, and provide a very en joyable evening of entertainment.” DISCOUNT GIVEN Arrangements have been made with the Western Costume com pany, which has stores at Broad way and 10th and in Hollywood, to give all studenta who present their student body identification cards a 25 per cent discount on all costumes. Campus School To Petition for College Standing Organizing at their first student body meeting, students of the school of international relations yesterday afternoon elected a temporary chairman and appointed a committee to draw up a constitution. Granting of the school's petiUon to be recognized by the legislative council as a “college” was considered to be certain since the consti-tutoinal committee of the legislative council recommended such action to the council for Its next meeting. Harry Proctor was elected temporary chairman of the student body. Other members appointed on the constitutional committee were: freshmen. Jack Swarthout; sophomore. Miss McCroskey; ‘ Junior, Don Sullivan; senior, Eugene Jordan. Dr. Eugene Harley will act as advisor. NOMINATIONS FOR W.S.G.A. OFFICERS HELD IN ASSEMBLY EMPLOYEES DISMISSED MEXICO CITY, Mar. 26—(UP) —Four thousand employees of the National Railways of Mexico were dismissed today after negotiations between officials of the workers' unions and the railroad. Elizabeth Brown to Take Lead In Sierra’s Play, iCradle Song’ story ,n “““ “ very *i trvi„ relate regarding fcrrtd Ume' Dr- Hoare also li Eg>1" “id in Flanders. Stfcal 84.inl|B‘ Wa8 Knox a* “ “‘nninary |n New Zea-■ 4,01111 oa <he rarnpus are to k. u campus are b 'Sre 18 ,he talk will - interesting. 1 busing! meeting. Announcement is made by Howard Miller, president of Drama Shop, of the casting of Elizabeth Brown in the part of Sister Inez in Martinez Sierra’s play ‘‘Cradle Song” which ls U) be given in Touch- stone theater. May 9. "Cradle Song” is the organization’s major production for the year. It is one of Sierra’s most famous plays, chiefly because the life of a convent and the individ-ual'llves of the sisters is so faithfully delineated. The story concerns the love of the convent of Dominican nuns for a foundling left at their door. The affection between Teresa, the orphan, and the nun Sister Johanna of the Cross being the main theme. The production of "Cradle Song" is being done entirely by students with the aid of advisors. Many prominent theatrical people are to be present as guests of honor at the play. Women Named to Run for Positions in Elections Thursday, April 9. Nominations for officers of the Women's Self Government association were nominated at a special all-unlverslty women’s assembly in Touchstone theater yesterday at noon. Nominations were as follows: Jane Lawson and Juanita Wag ner, president; Peggy Layering, Virginia Bryant, vice-president; Pauline Williams, Jacqueline Morehouse, secretary; Margaret Huse, Marlon Richardson, Regina Ger-ardi treasurer. Elections will be held on Thursday, April 9 under the supervision of Phyllis Doran. Polls will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. in all colleges where women are enrolled. Lucille Huebner, outgoing president of the W.S.G.A.. presided over the special assembly yesterday. In opening the nominations she gave a short talk outlining the duties and problems confronting the officers to be elected. She also re viewed the wo.k of the past year. Dean Mary Sinclair Crawford gave an address on "Attitudes.” She stressed the fact that a girl's personality ls most strongly reflected in her attltdues all throughout her life. Dean Crawford urged the women to give their full support to the officers after the coming elecUons. Gretchen Mayer entertained the assembly with a toe dance. CONCERTS TO EXTEND OVER WEEK PERIOD Two Busses Will Leave at 12:15 O’clock Today for Ventura. (Picture On Page Two) Two busses will leave at 12:15 today and a third al 3 o’clock this afternoon carrying the combined Trojan band and male chorus on its annual spring tour extending as far north as San Francisco. Ninety Blngers and players will I make the trip. They will be accompanied by Harold William Roberts, band director, who will wield the baton at the concerts; J. Arthur Lewis, director and the glee clubs; John T. Boudreau, band Instructor; Hallam Matliews and Ted 8harp, student managers; and Gilbert Morse, graduate manager. The flrst concerts will be given this afternoon and tonight at Ventura Junior college. From there the band will proceed to Santa Bar bara, to San Francisco, to Sacramento, to Oakland, to Stockton, to Monterey, to Fresno, to Bakersfield, and to Lancaster before returning Saturday, April 4. Concerts will be given before high school and junior colleges; over the Pacific Coast network of the NaUonal Broadcasting company from KGO, San Francisco, and station KMJ, Fresno; and before the state legislature ln Sacramento, The concert programs will Include college flght songs, classical and novelty numbers, ballads, and negro spirituals. Specialty Items on the program wil) Include a ban jo and accordian duet, the Hawaiian duo, and entertainment by llarkann Rosinoff, magician. English Honorary Formally Initiates Eleven Members TJsllon Phi, English honorary fraternity held formal initiation last nlglit at the Mary Louise Tea Room for the following new members: Alice Buckwalter. Ellz abeth Shlpherd, Alfred Sheets, To-coma Winkler, Dorothy Yoder, Jack Dennis. La Verne Ball. -Marva Harrison, Helen Graham, andjeau Wilson. Dr. Greever, of the Eng lish faculty, was also taken into the organization. Dr. John D. Cooke, head of the English Department, made a talk on "Mediaeval Interpretations ol Classical Paganism.” Epistlon Phi is the only English honorary on the campus. It was inaugurated three years ago and has been very active. Inga Gerup Is president. University Orchestra Tour Arranged Thirty-four members of the university orchestra, under the direction of Alexander Stewart, will leave the campus Saturday, April 11, on their annual tour. Cities Included ln the four-day trip are Oxnard, San Fernando, Bakersfield, Taft, Porterville, and Fresno. ln addition to orchestral selections the programs will include tenor solos by William Wheatley and violin numbers by Lester Spencer, concert master. Bill O'Donnell, Carlton Smith, Ed Brady, and Harold Boyd, members of the Trojan brass quartet, will also play. Helen Wright ls manager of the group aud Carlton Smith and William Leedke. assistants. The music Is ln the charge of Verner Montgomery while Albert Bicknell ls as ssllant librarian. Geologists Finish Study of County Stream Deposits The sedimentation class of the geology department recently com pleted a study of stream deposits in the vicinity of Los Angeles, under the supervision of Thomas Clements, Instructor. A study of beach deposits on lhe strip of beach extending from Balboa on the south, to Point Dumas ou the north, ls the next to be undertaken by the same group. Sediments will be analyzed ti*c hanirally in the geology sedi mentation laboratory of the uni versity, as were the stream deposits. The results of these studies are to be used to Interpret the method of formation of various California rocks. Betty Henninger (upper -left) and Cecily Hilton leave tomorrow with eight debates in Pacific coast cities for their schedule during the next two weeka. Miss Henningir is captain and Miss Hilton la manager of the co-ed squad. Glenn Jones (lower left) and Emil 8teck will meet seven college teams on their way to Seattle, where they will join the co-ed debatere and participate in the annual conference of the Pacific Coast Forensic league. Easter Sunrise Service Has Impressive Music By VIRGINIA SMITH Pealing out Easier hymns, the chimes heralded the pre-Easter commemoration services this morning al 6 o’clock while more than 250 university men and ■women breakfasted in the cloister of Mudd Memorial philosophy hall. --* """" PLANS MADE FOR the library of the hall had at Its base, a hank of lilies against a royal purple foundation. From secluded recesseH of Ihe room, the music spread throughout the Im provlsed church. Delivering the Kasler address, John Steven McGroarty delved Into reminlsce-nres of early California presenting them as the background for his inspirational message. Filling Into the beauty of the setting, Dr. McGroarty spoke wllh the kindliness of the cosmopolitan veteran that he is. Music of an exalted theme preceded the address. Mra. Ellhea S. Turner ai the organ presented "Prelude In B Fiai Minor" by Bach; “Frlere a Notre Dame” by Boellinan: and Ihe posllude, "Glorious Forever” by Rachmaninoff. Tom de Oraffenrled, violin, interpreted the chant "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen” by White; Sonata No. 5 In A Major” by Handel. Four selections were sung by the quartet, ‘‘Adoramus” by Dubois: "God Is a Spirit” by Bennett and the "Choral lienedic tion." SAN KRANCI8UO, Mar. 20 (UP)—James A. Baclgalupi was elected president of TrausArnerica, lo succeed L. M. Giannini, It was announced today following the or-ganizaiiou meeting here of the board of directors. APOLLIAD CONTEST Those students whose poems pere accepted by the committee for the Apolliad program must arrange with Mrs. Tacie Hanna Rew lo have their poetry read at the Friday morning Speech recital on April 18 al 9 o’clock In the recital hall, 333 Old College. They may either read tha poetry themaeres or select from a list of speech Btudents which is being prepared. Mrs. Hew will be in her office, 3:13 Old College. Hits noon and during the noon hour or al ten o'clock of the week following vacation. Dr. Greever, who made ihe preliminary selection of the poetry, will be glad to confer with Ihe students wbo submitted material, after Spring vacation. Ills of lice hours are Mouday al 2 to 2:30 and Tuesdays at 1:30 to 2 p.m. EDESON RITE8 HELD As the sun hung high ln the skies at noon, celebrities of stage and screen bade farewell to Robert Edeuon In the chapel at Hollywood yesterday. There was no mintster present. The Impressive ritual of the Elks was read hy dignitaries of tlie lodge. One hymn was sung. Mu Phi Epsilon, Musical Society, Installs New Patrons Tomorrow Mu Phi Epsilon, national honorary fraternity In Ihe College of Music, will Install several new patrons al lhe home of Dr. and Mrs. It. B. von KleinSmid. 10 Chester place, tomorrow afternoon, wllh Miss Wtlbelmna Campbell, presldeut of Mu Nu chapter presiding. Those to be Installed are Dr. and Mrs. Carl Sumner Knopf, Professor and Mrs. Andrew C. Life, Dr. and Cogswell, Sylvain Noack, Charles Mrs. Bruce M. Harrison, Mrs. Jud- K. Peinherlon. Alexander Stewart, son, C. Rives. Mra. Oliver H. Hersh- Hubert Campbell. Gl|ea Gilbert, man, Mrs. Fanchon Armitage. Miss Jean Hill, Dr. Mary Sinclair Mu Phi Epsilon pau ons Include jCrawford Mrl. Uabl!l Morse Junes, Dr. and Mrs. H. B. von GlelnSmld. , w tir I. . K- ; Mrs. Ethel}n Knorpp, Mme. Rag Dean and Mis. Waller 1. .Skeele, Messrs. and Mmes. Arnold H. j “a Llnne. Mrs. H. WlW.jn Carr Wagner, Frank Colby, Horatio j aud Di\ Francis Bacon . 17 CONTESTS ON HAWAIIAN, COAST TRIPS Mitchell, Bautzer. Steck. Jones: Misses Henninger, Hilton Form Teams. Sis Southern California debaters will |eave Lob Angeles tomorrow, two bound for Honolulu nnd four for Seattle, In forensic tours that will Involve partlcipa tlon In 17 debates and several oratorical oont^sts. Ulysse* Mitchell and Gregson Bautzer will embark on the City of Los Angeles at 10 a. m. for Hawaii, where they will compeie in an oratorical contest with apeakera from the University of Hawaii and five Japanese unlver-waii will act as Judges. Prizes education or on Pacific problems, and five outstanding men in Hawaii wll] act as Judges. Prlaes of 150, $25, and (IS ara to be awarded. The Trojana will compete also In two debates In Honolulu. In the first, they will join with the University of Hawaii team in up holding the negative aide of the question, Resolved, That Japanese immigrants ahould be admitted to the United States on lhe quota baala, Instead of being excluded as they are at present. Four Japanese apeakera will uphold the affirmative. In the second debate, llautser and Mitchell will oppose the Hawaiians on the question, Resolved, That the eighteenth amendment should be repealed. The University of Honoullu will argue the affirmative side. The Trojans will return to Los Angeles In three weaks or a month. NORTHERN TOUR Emil Steck and Glenn Joues will leave by train at > a, m. for Fresno, where they will oppose Fresno State college debaters tomorrow night. Other contests on their coast schedule Include the University of San Francisco (Monday), University of Oi-egon (Tuesday), Oregon State co]lege (Wednesday), and University of Idaho (Friday). On April 6, 7. and 8 they will attend the Pacific Forensic League conference at Seattle. Coach Rates Booth and Manager Harris Robinson will Join 8teck and Jones In Seattle, and the four will act as Troy’s official representatives at thi conference. Jones will compete ln the annual oratorical contest, while Steck will compete in the extemporaneous contest. Following this, the pair will debate the University of Washing ton on April 9, and the College of Puget Sound on April 10. They will leave by boat for Lon Angees on April 10. WOMEN’S TRIP Betty Hennlnger aud Cecily Hilton will leave on the Southern Pacific at 7:45 p. m. tomorrow for Oregon Normal college, Monmouth, Oregon, where they will debate on Monday evening. Following this, they will face co-ed debaters of the University of Idaho, Washington State college, aud the College of Puget Sound. They will parUcipate in the Seattle conference for three days and will attempt to organize a worn-au’s debate league for the Pacific coast, similar to that of the men's. Following the conference, they will debate at Oregon State college, Stanford university, College of the Pacific, and Fresno State college. They expect to return on Apri 116. The co-eds' trip mai ks lhe flrst coast tour made by a Southern California women’s squad. The debates will be on the free trade question, wllh the exception of those with Oregou State and Idaho, which will be extemporaneous, the questions being sua-(Continued on Page Two)
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 22, No. 116, March 27, 1931|
fOOSEVELT SCENE OF COMMERCE SPORTS DANCE TONIGHT
J i -jn msy cal1 t0'
I 207 Student Union |"l7. th.lr for
r^mpie <='“» m,et
ensemble singers Eight men and eight women are wanted for ensemble singing in the Extravagant*. Thoee applying meet today in Bovard between 2 ard 4 p.m.
Los Angeles, California, Friday, March 27, 1931.
HREE DEBATE SQUADS LEAVE ON TOURS
*•»** * * * * * « * * * + ** «*«« + * * + « * * « *__M. --
A 'T'™.** 1AT I Debaters to Start Trips_ 17 fflNTF.CTS
land Tour To North Begins Today
fMAN BAND FURNISH
A11 - U Election I Petitions Must Be In April 9
Fools’ Motif is Car-Tried Out; Few Bids Remain Unsold.
IKirkiDZ the opening of the (ac season, the College of Com-sll-unlversity sports dance [ be held tonight at 9:30 in rapper room of the Hotel swell Members of the (lance ttee give the assurance that I irruigements have been com-to make the long-awaited
• i success.
|Cirr;ing out the April Fools’ the supper room has been usively decorated in black and Hie. A tote of novelty will be iduced in the favors, the na-of which has been kept a rst Needless to say, they will i unique in conforming to the *U of the occasion.
|lbe Lyman and his popular In-iitional orchestra will furnish i music and entertainment for I affair, Refreshments will also i nnique and will doubtless be Ifleasam surprise.
[There «ill be a few bids on
i it the door, but students are (ried to purchase them on cam-today, rather than take a |tace on being disappointed at s door. The sale has been rapid, I only a small number remain old.
[ill students selling tickets for I dance are requested to meet l soon ioday in 115 Old College leitle (or their allotemnt.
I l«iei S r , d has un exhibition
Ptf>Mo;raphs in the College of Btoitectu; e building this week I*"* were taken on the 1929 ■fleet's Vagabond tour.
of these photos were taken, “1T d. »nd printed by Mr, Ford 0» many Interesting views u »iil be seeu on the European lr thia year, pw* lor the I»:u Vagabond 'are now complete. An exlen-^ '®ur that will include two •tl» in Kurope aud two weeks F e eastern part of Ihe United F* is being offered at a very price. Dean A. C. Wea I e"d will personally conduct *W, aud he would be glad k lo any students that might I tested in joining the group.
1 interesting feature of the P *iil be a comparison of mo [t ariWtecture In the differ-; “U“’rles titat are visited. This : * fians tour and is open to Pi students that are interested Picture or art.
Kpflic Club Meets °dciy to Hear Hoare
L l'"lver*‘ty of Southern Cal-‘ Masonic dub holds lu bi btoJU“Cheon 'oday at noon *tie I nlon. The speaker
I u. #! wil1 be Lieut. Arthur EL * of ,he department of ’uc* Wd opucs.
V, lh“rt ‘t’rve