Daily Trojan, Vol. 22, No. 83, February 09, 1931
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OELT pledges „ «f PI Delta £P- „H| «Mt n00n iw * °*"y rflter. S O U T HERN CALIFORNIA DAILYFTROJAN •TALIAN CLUB Th* Italian club will hold Ita ragular luncheon today neon at tha Cottage | Tea Room. Los Angeles, California, Monday, February 9, 1931. No. 83 GRESS TO IDE RELIEF RING WEEK dent Western Sen-to Fight Relief promise. HERBERT LITTLE Prcii Staff Correspondent jlSOTOM. Feb. 8—(UP)— t 1 ait ditch fight by Indewestern senators against inistration's relief compro expected to take up most *wk. starting tomorrow, ted consolidation of the itratioti and Democratic hips, however, makes likely option of the $20,000,000 -d the averting of a special of congress. independents, Including a doien Republicans and is many Democrats, are -inted at the apparent fall-jjuacle Shoals, railroad, ick, and other legislation. think the country needs glllitioil more than lt needs from congress, and several am, headed by senators M. LaFollett*, Repn., Wis., Burton K. Wheeler, Dem.. are disappointed that no ion Is made for federal re-;f the needy In cities and places outside the 21 y states. jj regular Democrats In ad-vill demand more concrete -« that the government the hungry. One of these, r Tom Conley, Dem., Tex., today he would not be satis-vlth the compromise lf such c# was not forthcoming. ]*d, however, that senate who drafted the compro-daltn they have such assur- are only 22 working days .Continued on Page Two) f PICTURES TAKEN TODAY up pictures of the following itteea will be taken today lh* 1931 El Rodeo on the Uni* Ity arenue steps of the Stu-Inlon. At 12 o’clock the -nan Advisory and Student committees, and at 1 o’clock plying Squardon and the Elec-committee. Members of these are urged to be prompt not to delay the proceedings, chairmen of these groups M notify the members in or-to insure a complete repre-’tlon for the picture. itudents who still have from the Haskell Studios r Possession must return to the campus studio by Tc* if they ezpect to have Pictures appear in this year’s 1*1. It is very important that Proofs be returned at once *r that the senior and pro-®*1 Panels may be complet-**ort Morehouse, editor, said Women's Debate Squad Holds Session Today In order ot discuss the debate question, all members of the women's debating squad must meet In the squad room on the fourth floor of the Student Union at S p.m. today. Betty Hennlnger announces that this 'will be the final discussion of the question, "Resolved that all nations adopt Free Trade,” before the opening of the spring season beginning Feb. 27. GAL AID TALKS £ broadcast ^ this month the I^egal aid (#f the Schdol of Law is con-^ lour weekly talks over ra- 1 PC to he given by various r* senior law class „ re '“gaged in legal aid clinic lectures began Monday, .and were given Jonitly by E. »nd George Henderson * or 1 j minutes apiece from lut<.HPm' The remall>*n* talks Her ** follow,: FPb. 9, Fred ■President, of the StudenU * Up p and H- R Thomas; Tuttle and R. L. Gray; J*0'- J- E. Harley and H. °f theB® lectures la &lith.rpl*of sou,hern h the services offered aid clinic. (^**8IDE, calif.. feb g_ led 4e“teuaint c a Fator, sta-:»d to rr°h fleld h«re was is tauth Mdon hl» Plane Piracbuted *hlleWfater tod»* Ba,ety- DINNER TO HONOR INCOMING WOMEN SLATED THURSDAY Y. W. C. A. Sponsors Event To Be Held In Men’s Grill Feb. 12. With a large negro choir, an outstanding woman speaker from New York, and group singing on the program, the next Y. W. C. A. supper meeting will be held Thursday evening in the men's grill to give opportunity for new women students and upperclassmen to become better acquainted. “This supper meeting is especially ln honor of newcomers among the women to S. C.”, Beth Tibbot, Y. W. C A. president, stated. "It ls open to all domen on the campua and ls a fine chance for upperclassmen and new co-eds to meet each other. "Plans for both a dinner and for some fine entertainment are under way. We expect to engage a negro choir which will present a group of negro splrltuel*.’’ ''Dinner will be served promptly at 6:30 p.m., and all girls are urged to be on time. The meeting will be over by 7 so that one may attend any evening affair.” Beth Tibbot contlneu. "The Y. W. C. A. Is extending a cordial invitation to every S. C. co-ed.” Trojans Organize Orange Co. Club Orange county Trojan men will hold an organization meeting at the Elk's clubhouse ln Anaheim tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. Trojan alumni in Orange county have had an alumni association of both men and women for the past few years. Women ln the district organized separately last year. Roy N. Edwards, president of the Orange county alumni, will act as chairman of the organization committee. Reservations for the dinner ma ybe matfe through Theo Kuchel, in care ot the Anaheim Bulletin. Italian Club to Give Luncheon At Noon II Circolo Itallano, campus Italian club, will resume its regular weekly luncheon meetings today. All new and old students on the campus interested in Italian are welcome and urged to come to these luncheon meetings. Short speeches in English and Italian are given each week by the members. It is planned to have Dr. Angela Caruso-Spadea from the University of Rome, who recently gave a lecture in Mudd hall, and Dr. Bruno Averardi, visiting professor from the Univeralty of Florence, give talks at the meetings this semester. N.C.P. PLAY IS DRAMA CLUB’S ANNUAL EVENT Activity Books Admit Students to “Hell-Bent For Heaven.” Student activity books may be used for admission to the play, "Hell-Bent for Heaven," which will be presented Friday evening of this week ln Bovard auditorium. The production, which is the third dramatic presentation of the year, is given annually by the National Collegiate Players, an honorary fraternity whose members are taken In on the basis of activity ln dramatics and stage production. PLAY WINS PRIZE "Hell-Bent for Heaven,” which is by Hatcher Hughes, won the Pulitzer prize award for drama in 1924, and scored a decided success when lt was presented In New York and Chicago. All of tho characters In the play are of the Kentucky mountaineer type, and the dialect common to that section of the country will be used in the production. Everyone in the cast as well as the director, are members of Na-Uonal Collegiate players. William Miller, the president, has the leading role, while Stanley Ewens and George Lawrence, both past presidents of the organization have important parts. MACDONALD DIRECTS W. Ray MacDonald, university play director, is directing the play. MacDonald directed the senior play, "Thunder ln the Air." and supervised Ewens' direction of the underclass play, "The Haunted House.” The two feminine roles in “Hell-Bent for Heaven" are to be enacted by Patty Baird as the mother, and Mary Reasoner aa Jude, the girl. Both women are pledges to National Collegiate Players, Miss Reasoner also being president of Zeta Phi Eta, national honorary speech sorority. Miss Baird is known for having contributed a winning play to last year's Apolliad. Others in the cast include Fred Pheleger and William Kauffman. Phleger who ls mauager of university play productions, is managing the production end of the play, and William Miller is stage manager. Law Cases Continued Practice court cases which are conducted weekly at the School of Law for the benefit of senior students will resume Its schedule tomorrow at 7 p.m. Cases were heard last semester but were postponed during the Christmas holidays and tbe midyear examinations. For the month of February a total of 12 cases have been arranged. AU cases with the exception of two aro civil ones. These two expections, criminal procedures, have hitherto, excited a keen degree ot Interest, and lt is ex pected that the preliminary hearing of the first one on Tuesday, Feb. 17, will be well attended. Attorneys for the courts are selected from the senior class, and parties to the act, including plaintiffs, defendants, and witnesses are chosen from the freshman group. Microphone Events Listed Include Varieties From School of Speech Greeks Will Swap Meals W ednesday Interfraternity Smoker To Be Given By Phi Kappa Psi. Continuing the weekly exchanges of hospitality among social fraternities which was begun last semester, the following exchange luncheons have been announced for next Wednesday: Alpha Nu Delta-Delta Sigma Phi Beta Kappa-Delta Phi Delta Delta Chl Gamma Epsilon Kappa Alpha-Phl Kappa Tau Kappa Slgma-Phi Nu Delta Phi Kappa Psi-Phl Sigma Kappa Pi Kappa Alpha-Slgma Nu S. A. E.-Slgma Phi Epsilon Slgma Chl-Theta Psl Zeta Beta Tau-Slgma Tau PI Kappa Epsllon-Tau Delta Phi Tau Epsilon Phl-Phl Beta Delta As before, the first house named in the exchange will act as host and make arrangements. No exchanges were made last week because of fraternity rushing. A simultaneous announcement was made by the lnterfraternlty relations committee of a smoker to be given by Phi Kappa Psl next Monday night. All campus Greek letter men will be Invited. Some original entertainment is planned. Further announcement will be made through the Dally Trojan later ln the week, lt was said. BIDS ON SALE FOR UNDERCLASS DANCE Bids for the annual underclass dance are to go on sale today lt was announced by Richard Tilden, all-university sophomore president, who ls ln charge of tho function. Inaugurating tho social season for the spring semester, the dance is to be held in the social hall of the Student Union, Friday evening, Feb. 20. Bids will sell for $1.50 a couple. A meeting of chairmen and members of committees has been called for 3 p.m., ln room 324 Student Union to discuss final arrangements for the affair. All are urged to be present. All entering freshmen are especially invited to attend the dance as it presents an Ideal method of becoming acquainted with the underclassmen of the university. Bids may be obtained In the Ucket office ln the Seudent Store or from representatives of the various social houses. AMAZONS TO ENFORCE ALL FROSH RULES Incoming Freshman Women Required to Comply with Traditions. Despite the fact that women’s armbands will not arrive ln tho Student Store until tomorrow, Amazons will begin today to enforce frosh traditions. All freshman co-eds must lay aside their hats, acquire "blbles,” and stay away from certain sacred placen on the campus. The traditions which S. C. frosh students have observed are set forth In the Freshman Handbook, available tn the bookstore. They Include the following: 1. Freshman women shall wear the regular green armband for a period defined by the Trojan Amazons. New men will wear the ifreen "dink" under the supervision of the Squires, sophomore mens' organization. 2. Freshmen must not use the main walks of the Administration building or Old College. 3. Freshmen shall attend chapel every day and sit ln the bal conies only. 4. Freshman students most carry their frosh "blbles" on the campus. 5. Freshman women must not wear hats on the campus. 6. Freshmen must not use the senior bench of the Trojan Knight benches. 7. Freshmen shall not park tholr cars on University avenue. 8. Freshmen shall engage m a battle for supremacy with the sophomores during the first two weeks of school. Women who violate the rules will appear before the Amazon court, which meets <‘ach Friday at noon. Friday 13 will mark tho first "unlucky" day for the law-breaking co-eds. Every Amazon is qualified to make arrests. Constance Vachon. Amazon p”e sident, announced Friday at the regular meeting of the organization, that since there is a small group of entering women, Ama zons must be stringent In their handling of the violators. Each Amazon has been provided with official summons. Rush Rules To Be Topic Of Meeting Discussion on S o r ority Pledging to be Held at Residence Hall. All girls who are interested In S. C. sororities are urged to attend a meeting called hy Dean Mary Sinclair Crawford and Miriam Brownstetter which will be held today at 3 p.m. in the recreation room of the W'omen's R?sldence hall. Problems regarding rushing rules, pledging, and sororities ln general will be discussed at the meeting. Girls who cannot bo present at this meeting and who are unacquainted with rushing rules may call any day between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. at the Pan-Hellenic office, 235 Student Union, where someone will answer their questions. All members of the Pan Hellenic council should be present at a meeting which will be hold today at noon in rooms 324-326 Student Union. Date cards will be Issued. Informal rushing, which began with the opening of classes, Wednesday, Feb. 4. will extend until Monday, Feb. 16. During this per-lod there are to be no dates or communications off campus between rushees and sorority members. Boundaries of the campus Include the west side of University avenue from Old College to Mudd hall with the exception of the Student Union. These boundaries are to be strictly observed. Apolliad Entries Are Due Feb. 10 All manuscripts for the Apolliad must be turned into the School of Speech office at 334 Old College tomorrow, lt was announced today. Music, plays, short stories, essays and poetry done by any Btudent are acceptatlc for the contest. The creative work may be that which has been produced in class work, the School of Speech announces, or lhat which has been done outside of school. Radio station KMPC will continue its varied lectures and entertainment this semester, the afternoon programs starting at 3 p.m. and the evening’s varieties at 9 p m.^| Southern California Legal Aid Clinic association will open today’s program with George Henderson and Fred Howser giving a practical illustration of the Legal aid clinic course. Julia Rowan, whose religious talks hare been very Inspirational, will continue at 3:30 with “The Good Life.” Her lecture will be followed by Log Cabin stories with Helen Birdsall at the microphone. Gordon Whitnall, president of the League of California Municipalities, will conclude the afternoon schedule with a continuation of his subject, "Public's Business.” Commencing at 9 p m., Dr. Joy L. Leonard, financier lecturer, will discuss further Investment problems. The evening’s entertainment will close with varieties from tbe School of Speech directed by Mrs. Tacie Hanna Rew. DENTAL ALUMNI OFFICERS CHOSEN New officers of the Alumni association of the College of Dentistry of Southern California were elected at the opening session of the 23rd annual covention in the Clinic building. Officers wbo were elected are Dr. Alfred L. Wilkes, president; Dr. Morris Thompson, presidentelect; and Dr. Orvl Nordeen. vice-president. Dr. Fred B. Olds, retiring president, was elected to membership of the Board of Directors of the Alumni association. S. C. Campus In Mystery Question Marks on Posters Reveal Little but “Music by Burtnett.” Little brown posters with one, sometimes two, sometimes no, lines of printing are all over the campus. Little brown posters—the waiy Trojan views them with suspicion, for already he his suffered from economic depressions, i finals, registration, and tuition fees. "What next?” the children of Troy are sadly curious. And yet— could “music by Earl Burtnett’s orchestra” be so bad? Karl could never spell trouble, for Earl and his music are good. Every co-ed and Joe College who has cavorted to his gay strains know that. But where, why, when—why "music by Earl Burtnett?” Why all the little brown posters? Why the question marks? The Daily Trojan will announce later. And when lt does, be ready to hitch old dobbin, put on the best bib and tucker, date the best gal, and step along. DR. J.W. BAER DIES OF HEART ATTACK PASADENA, Calif, Feb. 8— (UP)—Dr. John Willis Baer, 89. noted churchman, banker, and educator, formerly president of Occidental college, died suddenly of a heart attack In his cottage at the Hotel Huntington today. Ho was chatting with his wife and private physician preliminary to departing for services at the Pasadena Presbyterian church when stricken. Dr. Baer was born on a farm near Rochester, Minn., on March 2, 1861. ln turn ho was a Journalist, grain dealer, assistant secretary of the Presbyterian Board of Home Missions, president of Occidental college, and at the time of his death, a vice-president of the Security First National bank. He had the distinction of being the first layman ever to be elected moderator of the Presbyterian General Assembly. All Recover From Injuries Sustained In Broadway Blast United Presw All bui oue of the 31 persons Injured when gas exploded In a manhole ln front of the Orpheum theater during a premier Friday night were reported out of danger last night. Twenty-nine had been removed to their hotnes. Earl W. Odell, negro chauffer, was pronounced on the road to recovery in California Lutheran hospital. However, the condition of George Delk, whose taxicab was standing over the manhole and was blown into the air, alarmed physicians at Hollywood hospital. TROJAN DEBATERS TO COMPETE WITH HAWAII IN APRIL AT HONOLULU Two Speakers Will be Selected in Few Days To Accompany Coach Bates Booth on Trip Leaving L. A. March 28 For the first time in thc history of the University of Southern California, two Trojan debaters will journey to the University of Hawaii at Honolulu to participate in a number of forensic contests. The Trojan team of two speakers has not l>ecn selected by Coach Bates Booth, varsity debate coach, but will be picked within a few days. Southern California speakers will*--- sail probably on Mar. 28 and are DEBATE OF VARSITY TEAM IS PLANNED TONIGHT scheduled to compete ln Honolulu's second International orstorical contest on April 3 and will Join the University of Hawaii speakers In opposing a team from six Tokio universities in a debate, which will be held sometime between April 3 and April 10. JAPANESE DEBATE The oratorical contest will find the best speakers entered from six Tokyo universities, the University of Hawaii and the University ot Southern California. Five speakers from five different Japanese universities, Including Kclo, Waseda, and MelJI will compete In the contest. The subject for the orations bas not been definitely determined, but, according to tentative plans submitted by W. B. Beck, faculty advisor at Hawaii, the speakers will be permitted to base their orations on any specific subject, provided it has some bearing on education or on Pacific problems. Other plans made at this date indicate that the debate between tbe Japanese speakers and the Trojan and Hawaii debaters will be unique In character. The debate will be the first contcst in which a Japanese university has participated at tbe University of Hawaii. The Japanese team will be composed of four debaters each from a different university while the opposing team will be made up of two Hawaiian speakers and the two Trojan debaters. CONTEST NEW This contest ts something new In the field of International debating, states Harris Robinson, varsity manager, ln that In one contest alone representatives from thres or four AsiaUc universities will compete with debaters from two American Institutions. The Hawaiian trip Is the second opportunity Trojsn debaters will have to foster good will and friendly feeling between the United States and foreign countries. Last year Gregson Bautser traveled to Europe with the California all-state team with Oarff Wilson of California and Robert McClintock of Stanford. The Trojan speakers will be entertained by the University of Hawaii during their stay ou the Islands and will have the privilege of meeting the beat debaters of Japan. CLASS TO HEAR WELFARE TALK In the last of a series of evening lectures for Prof. John W. Bradbury's class In Legal aid clinic, Mrs. lone Robinson of the Los Angeles county welfare division will speak tomorrow evening, at 6 o'clock. Mrs. Robinson ls director of the fallure-to-provide department and she will take for her topic the significance of experimental work ln adjusting domestic troubles. SAiNS THREATEN DAM CORDOBA, Argentine, Feb. 8— (UP)—Uneasiness was felt here today over the ability of the San Roque dam to withstand tbe tremendous pressure caused by a phenomenal rise in tbe San Roque river after torrential rains yeater- Reduced Pasteboards Available for Chinese Special reduction tickets for a morning matinee next Saturday at 10 o'clock of "Trader Horn," now tunning at the Grauman's Chinese theater, will be on sale all nex‘. week in the Students Store at 60 cent* per ticket. An address by W. S. Van Dyke, director of tbe picture which was made in Africa, will Introduce the film. The picture deals witb the adventures of Trader Horn, real-life character Immortalized by Ethelreda Lewis In the book of tbe same name. Freshmen In College of Music Are Honored at Tea on Friday Forty new students of the College of Music were guests of honor Friday afternoon when the student body of tbat college entertained with a tea. The program was given by members of the music frr.'frnities In the studio of Dean Walter F. Skeele. in th estudlo of Dean Walter F. Skeele. Dean Skeele, faculty members William O'Donnell, president of the student body, and Alberta Dudley, vice-president, were in the receiving line. Alberta Dudley was general chairman for the tea and Gladya Scott was ln charge of the program. Decorations of Delphinium larkspur, gladlolas, and snapdragons were used. Music fraternities contributing numbers for tho program wero Sigma Alpha lota, Phi Phi, Phi Mu Alpha, Mu Phi Epsilon, and Phi Beta. Mary Belle Thorpe sang “My Lover Is a Fisherman" by Strickland and “Into the Dawn to Be” by Stephens. Adelaide Stewart played "Revolutionary Etude" by Chopin. John Ferguson sang two baritone solos and the Phi Beta trio gave several ^umbers. Randall Swanberg and Hyrum White Will Meet Whittier. The first varsity debate of the spring season will be held at 7:80 this evening at Whittier college. Captain Randall Swanberg and Hyrum White, both veteran debaters, will represent Troy on the platform. The question "Resolved, tbat the nations should adopt a policy ot free trade" Is the one selected by PI Kappa Delta, national forensic fraternity. It le being used extensively by universities and colleges throughout the country. Southern California’s representatives will defend the negative side of the question. In past yesrs the Whittier teams have been composed of clever and effective debaters and always give their opponents a hard fight. A decision will be rendered In the debate this evening snd although It ls realized that the contest will In all probability be very close, it ls the hope of the 8. C. representatives that they can make this first debate of the Spring season a vie-tory for Troy. Later In the week Whittier eol-lego will send its negative team to bsttle Southern California's affirmative on the same question. A decision will also be rendered ln this second part of the dual debate that has been arranged. SCHOOL OF LAW AIDS RESEARCH Collaborating with the InsUtuto of Law of John Hopkins univer-slty, the Southern California School of Law ls aiding ln carrying out a legal research being conducted by the eastern school ln the fleld of pracUcal administration of criminal Justice. Mrs. Florence Oalentlne Bowl*r, a third year law student at S. C.. under the direction of Prof. Robert Kingsley, is doing a great share of the work. The task consists of examining the legal records ia Los Angeles county to determine the disposition of various felony cases, and of forwarding ln condensed form to the inatltute the significance of the information found there. Aviator Gambles with Death To Pay Rent NEW YORK, Feb. • — (UP) — A little matter like fog doesn't worry Joseph Lessor, but a big matter like $2.50 hangar rent for his plane does. Against the advice of Roosevelt field officials, Lessor took his ship aloft ln one of the most soupy fogs of the season today because he didn't want to pay the $1.E0 hangar fee. He 'lew from Roosevelt field to the Flushing airport without mishap, at a time when other aviators were staying on tbe ground for safety. He explained that he ls already psylng hangar fent at Flushing and couldn't see his way clear to be paying more at Roosevelt. The fog celling was within ISO feet of ths ground when he tgok oft.
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