Daily Trojan, Vol. 22, No. 93, February 24, 1931
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STAFF MEETS 'ms tt»« *"1 w,impu* o^0* ** All m»"'b*r* D«*<flin* , tod*/. (wi»y SOUTHERN A L 1 F O R N I A DAI LY TROJAN PETITIONS DUE TODAY Petition* for clat* efffe-• r* due today at 12 noon in 234 Student Union Lloyd Porter and Prod Goat art raqueatad to h• Ray Goilar. Los Angeles. California, Tuesday, February 24, 1931. No. 93 als bill IT TO .HOOVER Votes for Plan to Nitrate Fertilizer t ISOTON. Feb. 23—(UP)— plan tor government ol the giant Muscle , ,ater powtr plant. by congress today after 'ol deliberation -was pre w prealdent Hooter for reto. K contain* a tor leaae of the nitrate plant. Kiaie. H <o 3*. adopted ;e report which em ^ leatnre* propoaed by O^org, w. NorrU, Repn.. ui Rep. Carroll Reese, Tron. Regular admlnlstro-blicana opposed it today •Mte and last week in the tailgating that President probably win veto H. Y POCKET VETO „ i«m than 10 days until J(r. Hoover maj give veto which would pre-nal action, hot the 4 bawe passage was less rd*, to H ia not Hkely t direct veto eonM be provide* lor formation Muscle Shoals to operate the project, would he enabled power, with preference gnuMpalitle*. From ita •r fmn ootigresakmal ap K weld construct lines power to market* from plant on the Tennessee WtLO NEW UNtT dsosatboriees const rue !Wrd hu#* power anit on ti'W at Oore Oreek, offer" ean be within 12 month*, the facilities may be leased company, which in M having a preferential t» project'* power, will light to buy 16 per cent power for other usea. if authorised to fertlliier at a profit Bora than 8 per cent lf a ofler I* not received, •« Play Washington for the ‘Holiday* Tryouts To Continue Today in 333 O. C. Tryouts for the Junior cl^ss plsy, "Holiday,’’ will be con tinued thi* afternoon at 2:80 o’clock in room 333. Old College, under the supervision of W. Ray MacDonald, university play director. ATE HEADS MEET TODAY wrmgenitmii for the loc‘*’ of the graduates will *t tbe meetting of the council of the Graduate 10 be held »t o luncheon J84 Student Union. <* » new member of the W the discussion of plans temainder of the noon bi-of the achool ** btialnsss taken up to Pfotpective trip of U»e 10 the Huntington li “t gallery in Pasadena « oonrtdered. graduate luncneon r*JJ Tuesday. the list to r expecting wo at-* Posted on the bulletin lr°at of Bovard auditor ®noe the seating ar-*re Mwited, atudeuta 10 “in aarly, Joe Bur *airman. snd Bonnie Tice-president are * »*• luncheon meet GAY NINETIES TO BE FEATURED IN FROLIC OF 1931 Floradora Farce to Feature Welcoming of Spring Next Friday Evening. Acting as host* to tbe entire university, *tudent« of the School of Architecture of S. C. will celebrate the official welcoming of spring with the Flora Dora Frolic of 1931 next Friday evening at the Mary Louise ball room. "Every effort is being made to make the frolic a success," 3*id Darathea Holt, who is in charge of the plans for tbe dance. Tick et*. which are $2.00 a couple, have been selling rapidly and are still on sale al the book store of the Student Union. The "Gay ’90'*” will be the theme to be carried out in the ball decorations. Cleverly arranged, the ‘ Bicycle Built for Two” idea wlH be presented by the Flora Dora Sextette, and the mys tery play, "Who Killed Courtland van Flint?” will be given by members of the School of Architecture. Just ai in the gay ’90s, drinks will be served over a bar with a bras* rail. AVIATION WAMPUS COMES IN MARCH "Treating a modern idea in a bu-moruis fashion, the coming March Wampus will specialize in aviation,” Wilma Goodwin, editor of S. C.’s monthly humor magazine, announced today. "Short articles on aviation, which range from 150 to 250 words in length, are needed. Illustrations and jokes are also greatly desired. The illustration* must have their own captions, however.” A meeting of the Wampus staff will be held in 218 Student Union thi* afternoon at 3 o'clock, All members must come. They can. at that time, bring any material which they have to offer. Today is the deadline for the March issue of Wampus. All contributions must be turned in by thi* afternoon to the humor magazine's offices on the second floor of the Student Union. mem r**°ol are payable to * * ,0 tske ad van ,»nnl*g»* of th, Grmd r- **al»ati<Hi are » ***** the money * PoMbl*. te be pr,a,0t st sre Van Tan *** Uokwood, (Hive Wl Burcham, *** jjr* Ptul «*»• ™*n Daw,, snd *" D- Hunt. iDVn"** *U:V ••port tnn, __ ®»elT*« here 0| »*»ther. whiskey in cylinder block BUFFAXX), N. T., Feb. 23—(UP) —Customs men here are not sleep ing on the Job. An inspector at the American side of the Peace Bridge here lifted the hood of an eight cylinder automobile, found one side of tbe engine cold, the other hot. Investigation disclosed seven quarts of whisky in the cylinder block. S.C. DEBATES AT CAL-TECH THIS EVENING Trojans Defend Negative Issues of Free Trade Questions in Contest. Defending the negative issue* of the Free Trade question, a Trojan debate team will io»u»ey to Cal-Tech tonight to meet fhe Cal-Tech affirmatives In a return contest. Coach Bates Booth will send Captain Randall Swanberg and Hyrum White into the contest tonight. The contest is to be a decision debate. Previously in the season a Trojan nt native team defeated the Cal-Tech affirmative duo by * 3-0 decision and the Trojan speakers are attempt contest tonight. The Oregon State debaters accompanied by Coach Paul X. Knoll left yesterday for the North where they will engage in two contests, one with Stanford and another with the University of California. Both of these debates will he on the Chain Store question. No decision was given in the contest between Southern California and Oregon State held 1**1 Friday evening in Porter hall with Gregson Bautater and Loch-wood Miller upholding the negative side of the Chain Store question. Visiting speakers foi Oregon State were Goorge Hartley and Gordon Winks, A feature of th* debale ac;iv-lties of this week 1s the dull decision debate with the University of Redlands. Tomorrow night, fhe Trojan negative team of Captain Swanberg and Mymm White w!l! debate the Redlanda affirmative at Southern California In Porter ha’I. On Thursday evening: of this ”?eek Lockwood Miller and Eml Steck wil travel to Redlands to uphold the affirmative aids of the Free Trade question. To date Trojan speakera have participated in flre no-decision contest* and three decision debates. Out of a possible nine judges votes, S. C. speakers have collected eight. Committee Survey Reveals Modern Railroads Owned By Over Million Persons WASHINGTON, Reb” 23—(UP)—The days of the dominant railroad pioneers—Harriman, Hill, Gould and the Vanderbilts—have ben supplanted by a new era of rail operation. This is a day of diversified ownership, the house interstate commcrce committee railroad report reveals. Where great systems once were# owned or controlled by the old railroad giants and s small coterie of other*, today negrly 1,000,000 person* own outstanding securities of the larger railroad*. Only 18 of tbe 160 larger roads, whose aggregate operating revenues exceed $6,000,000,000 a year, are wholly or largely controlled by an individual or family. These line* operate 21,137 miles of track, or 8.75 per cent of the total class i mileage. Notable among tbese newer giants are the Van Sweringen brothers of Cleveland, who control the Nickel Plate, Missouri Pacific. Chesapeake and Ohio, Hocking Valley, Pere Marquette and other*. Eighty-five per cent of all tbe roads in the country are controlled by 14 major systems, of which ilit Van Sweringen brother*’ lines operate the greatest mileage, 28,631. The other*: Great Northern- Northern Pacific, 27,421; Pennsylvania, 23,498; Southern Pacific, 14,484; Ht. Louis-San Francisco, 14,162; Atlantic Coast line, 13,989; Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe, 13,166; New York Central, 13,006; Baltimore and Ohio. 11,269; Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific, 11,247; Chicago and Northwestern, 10,205; Union Pacific, 10,157; Southern, 10,036; and Illinois Central, 9.109. JURY DECLARES PRISON SHOOTING FULLY JUSTIFIED PETITIONS OF CANDIDATES DUE AT NOON Election to be Held on Thursday From 8:30 to 3:00. Petitions for class officer* In the College of Letters, Arts, *nd Sciences and of Commerce *re due today at 12 o'clock, in 234 Student Union. Candidates for office* and thoso not nominated, but desiring to run for office, must turn ln petitions —_____.. I signed by themselves and two wit- Guards at Illinois Pen Exon- nessea. erated After Probe By Of- j "Those candidates wbo do not ficials. | romply wilh this rule,” states Ray JOLIKT. m.77eb. 13—(UP) ’ eam«Bl»IOB*r“will Chorus Directors Of Operetta To Tryout Today Students Interested in directing the dancing chorus for the annual extravaganza, "Shipwrecked, ’’ have been requested by W. Ray MacPonald. university play productions director, to meet with him today at 3 p.m. In the office of Ihe School of Speech. Law School In Assembly J. Clark Sellers, one of tbe leading experts in the United States concerning questioned documents, will address students of the School of Law in a special assembly Thursday morning at S a.m. In Porter hall. His topic will concern the problems contingent upon questioned documents and the utility of photographs as applied to demonstrations of physical facts In court. Lantern slide* will be used to illustrate hit talk. Mr. Sellers recently gave the lecture to Ihe Academy of Criminology, made up *f prominent attorneys, jurist* and members of the faculty of the Southern California School of Law. He serves that organization In ihe capacity of president. Marc N. Goodnow, After Survey Reports Better Trade Conditions WOMEN DISCUSS RUSSIAN SYSTEM IN FIRST DEBATE S. C. Co-«d Debaters Oppose Oregon State Representatives in Debate. "Resolved, That tbe Russian system would be applicable to western civilization” was the subject for argument when Betty Henninger and Evelyn Caldwell, 8. C. debaters met Oregon State representatives Friday afternoon in Porter hall for the flrst extemporaneous, non-decl-sional debate ot the season. Since the question was first an nounced al noon Friday, the four contestants had less than tour hours to prepare for the debate. In upholding the affirmative side of tbe question Alice Ingall*, Oregon State speaker, made the striking statement, "Capitalism will fail; socialism will take Its place, and sovietism must bridge the gup between the two systems.” Her colleague, Dorothy Dtuschell, emphasized the "growing importance of socialism " In both constructive speeches and in their refutation the S. C. women presented a com lush e group of fa ts In defense of the negative. Miss Caldwell, first negative speaker, built her constructive argu ment around the fact that sovietism in inherently unsound, and Miss Henninger'* plan wag to point out that sovietism would not be applicable to western civilization. She also called attention to defects in the argument* presented by tbe visiting debaters. Marc N. Goodnow of the journalism department, and field repre sentative for a recent merchandising survey of the state, bas written a report of the findings, which indicates that retail trade conditions in California are reported to be improving. "Cilru* districts of California are showing better volumes than others,” states the report. “In some communities, failures have reduced competition and increased volume* for those remaining. Inventories in many instances are too low, resulting in expensive form* of small quantity buying, or in actual loss of patronage.” The merchant who sits idly by, awaiting the return of good business, however, I* deluding him-•elf," continues Mr. Goodnow. Now more than ever, there i* a need for clear thinking and planning and for use of *ound business promotion principles, including budgets, control and advertising." j “Indications which point io bet-| ter conditions in trade *lso point to greater competition fiom chains, not only because of chain-store expansion but because of chain-stock expansion. There is every evidence that these developments will be heaviest in the midwest and Pacific areas, and along with th^rn will no doubt come a rise in price lines up to $10 for many of tbi>se multiple organization* that heretofore hav* *old merchandise under one dollar.” Mr. Goodnow believes that vast new fields of merchandise as yet untouched by the chains will surely be entered, *nd it may be expected that research and experiment will lead these *ame organizations inlo improvement of *er-vice merchandise, and customer relations. Bulkley Begins Dry Latu Attack; Asks New Probe 3- (L'P)—A coroner’s Jury exonerated guards loday of any guilt In connection with the shooting to death of three Inmates of the state penitentinry when they attempied to escape Sunday. For fear that other prison Inmates or friends of the dead men might «e»k- revenge, names of the guards who did the shooting were kept secret. Col. Frank D. VVhipp, state superintendent of prisons, and ariing warden during the absence of Warden Hill, who was 111, said five men were connected with the es cape plot. Two of the plotters were subdued before they scaled the wall, be said. WAMPUS STAFF POSITIONS OPEN Wampus business manager Hoytu Russell, who has recently assumed hit post at the head ot lhe staff after working for some time on the Daily, has made a call for new members In his department. All students interested In advertising, with or without experience, are urged to report for work on the staff. Two weeks remain before the next edition of tbe comic magazine, and the new manager ls in need of several assistants, both in tbe advertising and circulation departments. Manager Russell stales that members of the staff will have an opportunity for good experience in this type of activity. not have their names appear on the elections list. We are enforcing this regulation In order to arouse more interest In class elections. Write In campaigns will be allowed, however.” Elections will be held Thursday, Feb. 26, from 8 a.m. lo 2 o'clock. Voting booths for the College of Letters, Aits, and Sciences election will be stationed in front ot Ihe Administration building, while College of Commerce students may vote In Old College. Fred Goss and hi* committee are in charge ot Ihe Liberal Arts election. Voting for the College of Commerce ls under Ihe RITES TO INSTALL ALPHA EPSILON PI CHAPTER AT S. C. Eaitern Officials Plan to Attend Banquet and Dance Next Week. . Upsllon chapter nf Alpha Epsilon PI, formerly PI Kappa Epsilon will hold formal Installation services Friday evening Feb. 27, with a banquet at the Town House following the service*. The services will he concluded Snturday evening with a formal dance al the Gaylord hotel. Among the seven or eight men who are coming from various part* of the east to Install the | chapter will be Leater Block, past master and now national executive secretary; Dean Francis Ha con, counselor of men at K. C„ and David 7.lsklnd. western rep- supei vision of Lloyd Porter and his rssentatlve of the fraternity. ‘Magda’ Tickets May Be Secured At Drama Shop Ticket* for "Magda” are now available at the Drama Shop of flee. Admission lo lhe Interpretation of the Hermann Sudermann drama by Mrs. Alice Mills on Thuriday afternoon, Feb. 26 at 4 o’clock in Touchstone theater is by Invitation. These may be obtained free of charge upon application to Ijitira Crozier, vice president of Drama Shop, at 241 Old College building. committee. Porter and Goss are requested to see Geiler in hi* office on second floor of Student Union, Wednesday at 10 o'clock. "Assoctaled student body cauls ate absolutely necessary," declared Geiler, "before any student Is »llow ed to vole." There are no mid->ear elections in other colleges of the university, sines they elect their officer* In Sptember for the whole year. In reference to the petitions, thn following condidates have not filed their intention* to ruu: Letter*, Art*, and Sciences: Marshall Duffield, Ted Holxhausen, Kay Zeman, Paul Bodenhamer, Rebecca Singleton, Helen Johnson, Dale Norman, Virglnli* Bryant, Catherine McBride, Phyllis Morrison, Norman Jones. Poet Speaks On Religion Speaking on “Religion and Re llglons In India,” Dr. James H. Cousin*, Irish poet, educator, and orientalist, began last Friday a series of ten lectures under the aus pice* of the department of oriental studies. Fundamental conceptions of the \aiious faiths, their similarities and differences, weie Inlerwoven with the vivid experiences of Dr. Cousin* while at Man&pelle college and tbe University ot Madras. "When someone Is bold enough to atrike ai a custom In India, lt ladet away.” He explained thla contra PI Kappa Epsilon was officially recognized here on Ihe campus tn 192*. The fraternity was eal*b-llshed by the late Simpson Sing er. The group petitioned for two year* before recognition was gisnted hy the lnterfraternlty council last year. Two week* later tbe petition wa* granted by the nulonal headquarters of Alpha Epsilon PI. The chapter on the Southern California campua ls the 1 Sth one and I* Ihe only one of the organization In the western part of the country. The nearest one I* at Wisconsin. PI Kappa ftps 11 on placed first In *cholarshlp thl* past semester, and has men in various honorary fraternities and organization* throughout the campus. The preaent member* of PI Kappa Epallon who will he Installed at the service are: Marlin Kuderman, Charles Nedetmnn, Louis Kanaster, Sidney Unlckel, Al Shapiro, Max Baidfield, Harry Bookman, Joe Tenkin, Harold Fisher, Emil Frledland, Phil Singer, Alex Okrand, Arthur Leshner, Joseph Halpern. Max Eigman. Mortis Miller, Sam Paul and two Inactive members: Dr. Harry l!a-trllch and Dr. Albert Isgur. Mrs Alice Mills, who is being lllclloll „r lllK popul.r beljef in the WASHINGTON. Feb. *3— (UP) — Senator Robert J. Bulkley, Dem , Ohio, whose election on an anU-prohibition platform attracted na tional attention last year, took hi* first positive Itep tgainst prelent dry-lsw operation today by obtaining senate adoption of a resolution to Investigate tbe Judice department * *duc*tlon*l program for law observance. Bulkley'* resolution ask* tha prohibition bureau to explain procedure followed in compiling and interpreting material used In a pamphlet entitled "Tb* Value of Law Ob»ervance.’* Thi* pamphlet’s accuracy bos been question- piesenled by Drama Shop in an interpretation of "Magda,” 1* a well-known member of the School of Speech faculty. She has been al Southern California two year*, coming here from the ea«t. Sudeimann's ‘ Magda” is a dra ma that demand* the highest abil- j Ity iu a reader. Mr*. Mills brings \ to the reading of the play the j force of a keen, appreciative in j tellect a* well as tbe charm ol fine actress. sanctity of tradition, by saying lhat Ihese social customs are not a deep-rooted part of the religion. March 24 Deadline For Wampus Stories March 24 has been announced as the deadline for all material for the Wampus, campus magazine, by Wilma Goodwin, editor. Aviation will be the theme for tbe March Issue, which will contain many interesting atorie*. A number of short* consisting of front 150 to 250 word*, and also Ulus!ralious are needed. All those Interested are requested to get in iheir material as soon as possible. Works of Prof. Sample on Exhibit At the School of Architecture Beginning today and lasting all week, an expo*ition of tbe recent works of Prof. Paul S. Sample is being held In the exhibit room Course in Makeup Offered by Drama Shop March 7 A four lesson course io makeup, under the direction of Mai Factor, will be pre*ented at hi* Hollywood lludios, beginning Saturday, Mar. 7, and continuing for four consecutive Saturdays. The course, which is offered under the suapice* of Drama Shop, msy be taken for >6.09. Two class-e* will be conducted rich Saturday, one in tbe morning and one in tbe afternoon. A limit ot 100 member* 1* placed upon the course, 60 lo be In each clas*. Further information regarding tbe leseoot msy be oto ed by leversl anti prohibitionists, tsined in tbe Dram* Mop office, of the School of Architecture. “Thi* group consist* of about twenty canvas*es done during the paat two year* by Professor Saifi-pie, who I* rapidly becoming one of the outstanding conlemporary palnten. I hope that all of tbe students of the unlverally will or painting, life, and oil cl**set lhat are offered in the School of Architecture are tiuglit by Professor Sample. ”1 am Interested in teaching painting,” he said, "for the rea-aon thst the layman haa *o little conception of the fascination avail themselves of this opporlun 0; expressing himself graphically. Ity to *ee the collection," *ald j a|a0 Hee the possibility of de Dean A. C. Westherhead. Practically all of these painting* were made right here in ■outbein California and have been ibown io the principal art exposl tion* throughout the United State*. A great many prize* have been won in the different exhibit*. The canvasse* portray life in it* every d«y aspect a* disting-uiched from ihe coiiveQllontl and picturesque thing* that are sought by *o many artiit*. AU oi Ul* free band, water sol veloplng a wider appreciation of (be problem* of the artiit and hi* relation to the society snd civilization ln which be live*.” The School of Architecture I* holding a general open hou*e thi* week. Beilde* visiting tbe oil exhibit, everyone Ss Invited to see the school since It has been redecorated The student* turned out last week and livened up the "ihack ’ with mural*, frescos, and intcripiion*. ALL-U ‘DIG’ IS SCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT Bob Thompson and His 10-Piece Orchestra Will Furnish Music. Bob Thompson and his 10-piece I orchestra have been obtained to | pia.v at the first All-U dig of the se me*ter, which will be given tonight In th' Student l’nion social hall from 7:30 to 9 o’clock. Arrange-I ments which have been made under the direction of Janet McCoy, chair-I man of Ihe social committee, indi cates that this dig will be one of | Ihe most successful functions of the I year. j The rugs in Ihe women’s lounge will be removed In order that more I room may be provided for dancing. To Increaae thl* space, men are ask ed to form a *Ug line in the center of the floor. Because *oroiity pledging will take plice thl* evening, It I* asked that *11 of ihe hou*e* co-operate In having their pledging early ao thai their new member* may ittend Ihe affatr. The iMg which was to have been held In the Pliyalcal Education building wa* changed to Ihe aoclal hall becauae of the many requests that came to the committee to have It In the aoclal hall. Women will be admitted free In accordance with the regular procedure. The men will be charged the customary 25 cent*. The cloak room la open for uae, and all atu-deqts are urged to use It. The committee In «h*rge of Ihe dance 1* composed ot Janet McCoy, chairman; Hugh Mile*, Buddy Rob-Inaon, Billy Rogers, Joe Burcbman, Al Clawson .and Wilma Goodwin. NEWS CONVENTION TO DRAW VISITORS lnvllallona to attend the ninth cnnual Newspaper day to be held on the campus Mar. 14, will be mailed the middle of the week lo all high schools and 17 Junior colleges In southern Callfornls, slated Dick Miller, chairman. Leading newspaper men and out standing journalist* ot California are expected to attend Ihe convention. They will talk upon various aubjecta pertaining to newspaper work and upon any aubject In which the delegate* may be especially Interested. The Cromble All>“n and Trojan placquea will be awarded lo the high school publication* which are judged to be the best In their respective groups. The Ninth Annual, official publication of the oonventlon, will be edited by Paul Bodenhamer, and consist of a four-page paper. Walter Fill*, senior in Ihe department of Journalism, has been appointed by Dick Miller to handle lhe publicity, The following commlllee chairmen are requested to meet Dick Miller In Ihe Trojan offlce aome-tlme loday, at which time their various duties will be aialgned to them: Dorothy Wlesinger, Juanl'S Mill*. I.auren Dahl, and Paul Bodenhamer. Commerce Dean Speaks at Tulane Showing the advantages of Instruction in economics and business administration having direct contact in business activities, Dean Itell L. McClung of the College of Commerce will speak on Mar. t st the 13th snnual meeting ot thc American association of colleglat* school* of busloess. The association will hold a three day session, beginning Mar. i, la New Orleans, Ls., al Tulane ^Uvereity. Dean MoCHingp address wV b« elivered during (he aymportugn Ol "Business ConuAi of bhe Teaching School.” He pld^s to lesTe pt Louisiana In the, Isyter part of Itfv rusry snd to stsy Ier tbe wMs station. 3 A1. ISM. Ore., — (U P>—4i art ♦** claims sll American honors, Wm^f-Hire* per cent tpf Its MjMt §m> sons sre sat i tf ,born.
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