Daily Trojan, Vol. 22, No. 110, March 19, 1931
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ii*MA *TA flHO 1, •» *'P,h,.EM . .to ln *• U !?,,-elwK. ,tl"m ^ th.t .11 M pr«- SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DAI LYJTROJAN TRAFFIC COMMITTEE Member* of *he Trojan Knight*’ traffic committee may secure trafflo booka from Dr. Bacon'* secretary today. Los Angeles, California, Thursday, March 19. 1931. No. 110 UB PUYERS FEATURE BASEBALL RALLY ermess Heads Turn In Resignations To Lewis Qough IMITTEE ROPS PLANS FOR BENEFIT cns Hinted in State-jits by Burcham, An-tws, Hale and McCoy. -ben of tlie Kermess com ttndered tbeir resignations Goufh, president of the Btudent*. yesterday af kto be effective Immedlate- flvf members, who declined St my reasons for their ac-j other than thoae ln their swti below, are Joe Bur-cbAlrman; Hugh Andrews, aij; Bryant Half, public recounsel; Janet McCoy, Wildest of the Associated sn; and Winifred Biegler, xj ot tb* Associated Stu- ■ letter* to dough follow: ) ii witb a great deal of re-: tbat I am compelled to ask to accept my resignation aa I of tb« Kermess commit-If our plana had been permit- proceed a* I originally outturn to you, I believe that filiation would hare been rhl In Its proposed program, I lien ot the present condl-if affairs, 1 believe that I tn only possible thing welfare of the student (ud the university. "JOE M. BURCHAM, itwtl Chairman of the Kermess committee.” McCoy's statement read: tb* fact that 1 believe and the value of the : u planned by our group ((nutation by the Associated au for the first of April is II am compelled to ask to accept my resignation. We jlCottinued on Page Pour) STECK WINS ‘ENCY OF Y Eoil Steck will preside over A activities for the next *• decided at yesterday’s li" a closely-contested race Prealdency with Malcolm to a* hiB opponent. Worth ^ and Robert Brewer were *ice-president and secre-Hctlvely. to > junior on the varsity Kuad and has supervised H- conference commission Put year. In the latter l>e directed the Catalina Botnar conventions snd is Plans at the present time * Easter breakfast. and Brewer are serving 1 •emester in executive J* ^though both have been ^ terested In the organia-» their matriculation at ®*er, although only a fresh-iL. d the poiiiinn of fresh- * manager this year. J*'°a 01 the new oflicers • Place at next Wednes-Wl dinner. Those whose w111 expire ne: Ltt! «°n, Pfealdent; Glenn ''■President; and Malcolm 1 *®crelary-treasurer. tr<tl Lost Books "O't Their Owners “•tiy lost the Short Statement On Kermess Made By Lewis Gough Accepting the resignations of the Kermess committee, Lewis Qough issued the following statement yesterday afternoon: "The resignation of the members of the Kermess committee have been turned Into my office and they will be presentd before the members of the Legislative council at Its next meeting. "I regret to see the termination of the plans for this event because It seemed that the relief of the unemployed would be a worthy project for the Associated Students to sponsor. However, because of the difficulties which have arisen, lt seems best that the Kermess plans should be dropped at this time.” DETECTIVE BURNS TO SPEAK BEFORE COMMERCE RALLY Abe Lyman's Orchestra Also On Program in Touchstone Theater Next Tuesday. William J. Burns, nationally fa-mouB detective, will speak and Abe Lyman's band will play at the Commerce assembly to be held next Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock ln Touchstone theater. All commerce classes will be dismissed so that all students may attend this important assembly. Although other schools and colleges will not dismiss classes, students who have free periods are invited to attend. Burns will speak on "Communistic Activity.” His address will deal mostly with methods being used to spread communistic prop-oganda ln the United States today. For a number of years Burns has been making a special study of Red activities in America, Burns has also had many interesting experiences In other fields and hla talk will be livened by anecdotes. Burns’ address will be preceded by a lively program of music by Abe Lyman and his band. Lyman Is now playing at the Blossom room ot the Roosevelt and his program will include numbers that have proved popular to collegiate crowds there. TROJANS WIN DEBATE FROM U.C.L.A. TEAM Jones, Steck to Represent S. C. in Return Meet Tonight. Southern California won a 3 to 0 decision over the University 01' California at Los Angeles In j debate before a large crowd in Bovard auditorium last night. Gregson Bautier and Lockwood ! Miller represented 8. C. and Howard Harrison and Bernard Jefferson debated for U. C. L. A. The queatlon for the evening was: Resolved, That expansion of chain stores ls detrimental to the | American public. The Trojan debaters won a unanimous decision and Bautzer was voted flrst speak-i er. S. C. upheld the affirmative j side. Leo Harris of the School of Law was chairman for the evening. This evening Glenn Jones and Emil Steck will go out to Westwood to uphold the negative side of the question debated last night. This contest will be the second half of the dual debate, which ls also a decision debate. Jones and Steck are both experienced debaters and have spent a great deal of time preparing for thl* contest, as the U. C. L. A. team ls expected to furnish strong opposition. Tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock in Porter hall. School of Law, Southern California is to debate the University of Nevada on the question, "Resolved, mat the nations should accept a policy of free trade.” This is to be a decision debate, with S. C. taking the affirmative. CONVICTS FIRE Bachelors Meet JOLIET PRISON 25 New Members I K] M A n D I T* At six o'clock this evering mem 1 11 1*1 ill/ I\ 1 Vs 1 bers of the Bachelors club will convene at the PI Kappa Alpha chapter house to choose twenty-five neophltes from the outstanding fraternity men on the campus. Ronald Sweet, president of the organization, has announced that definite plans will be made for an all-U dance to be given ln the near future. Plans will also be made at this meeting for more constructive work on the campus, a thing for which the organization Is noted. The men comprising the club are responsible for "Hello and Smile Week,” a stunt that has been widely advertised. Members of the group are also responsible for the flowers that are sent to the Trojan men and women who are unfortunate enough to be ln the hospital. Alpha Chi Alpha Postpones Dinner Meet Until April Due to the unavoidable absence of Alma Whitaker, Alpha Chi Alpha, national journalism sorority, has postponed the dinner meeting planned for tomorrow night, until some Ume in April. Miss Whitaker, who was to have been the honor guest, was sent on a special trip to San Francisco by the Los AngeleB Times. Besides Miss Whitaker, Marjorie Driscoll and Louella Parsons, of the Examiner, Peggy Hamilton, and Isa bel Morse Jones of the Times were to have attended. Dormitories Hold Exchange Dinner Aeneas hall and the Women's Residence hail will hold their second exchange dinner of the semester at 6 o’clock tonight. Half of the men from the dormitory will dine at the Residence hall and half of ihe women will be dinner guests at the dormitory. A dance and program will be held at Aeneas hall Immediately after the dinner. The program is under the supervision of Barkann Roslnoff, chairman ol the men's social committee. It Includes the Trio of Troy, the vocal trio frotn the Women’s glee club, a recitation by June Arnold, a piano solo by Beverly Quekemeyer, and a tap dance by Margaret Giles. A new card conjurer by the name of Gerald Koaky has been Imported for the oc-cassion. Louiae Trammel will give a violin solo, Harry Stafford will sing some tenor solos, and fay Stanson will give a reading; *'«o Simeon Ai.aKa, a steel guitar artist, will appear. Following this an informal singing session will be held with Oeorge Kautsenbach leading the group. Martinez Sierra’s ‘Cradle Song’ To Be Presented By Drama Shop books are (a^ ’ nfflce ln •*ncri building for 10 come and claim Casting for Martinez Sierra's "Cradle Song'' which Is to be presented by Drama Shop on May 7 has been completed with the assigning of Rosalie Gill to the role of the nun Sister Torners, U was announced today. ,here ls an entire * with books that in, but never b ^ bnok'* may be Kj „i,,°'vnplr‘ identifying V'11"1* of the probable Rehearsals are now' under way for the play which is the most ambitious offering ever attempted by Drama Shop. Heretofore th* policy of the group has been to offer only programs of one-act playa during thc year. The Sierra play is in two acts and is enacted by a cast of twelve people. "Every effort is being made to make the production of "Cradle Song” authentic ln *v*ry manner,” It was stated by Howard Miller, president of Drama Shop costumes and settings are being planned tn strict accord with those of the Dominican order about which the play is writtsa." Illinois Penitentiary Ruin ed, Three Shot in Wild Demonstration. 3TATEVILLE PRISON, Joliet, III, Mar. 18—(UP)—Eighteen hun dred prisoners screamed a wlerd litany to the Incendiary flames which ruined Illinois' model prl son tonight, all but Lite famous "cheese box" cell houses ln which they were locked. Three prisoners were ahot, two critically, ln today's frenzied riot, wherein the felons applied torches to half a dozen prison buildings Including the great central din Ing hall. Two guards were beaten serious ly when caught ln the riot's first flareup. DAMAGE GREAT Damage was estimated at be tween $800,000 and $500,000. Fire men gave up all hope of saving any of th* buildings from the flames. No prisoners were believed to have escaped. A check was start ed to see if any had perished ln the shambles they, themselves had caused. Six of the ringleaders were toss ed into solitary confinement cub! cles, suffering from beatings they received at hands of guards. The other prisoners were locked tightly in their cells where they con tlnued to scream, curse and battle th* bars on their doors. Warden Henry C. Hill, Just re covered from an operation, only to be plunged into a series of riots and mutinies at the two state penltentarles here, said there was no possible chance of fur-ther outbreaks so long as his charges remained locked in. TO QO HUNGRY “I don't know how long we will have to keep them there." said the tight-lipped and ashen-faced warden. “I don't know when we can feed them. “They burned the mess hall, trampled all their food underfoot, and destroyed the kitchens. They did it themselves. I am sorry for them, but now they will have to wait for food and their usual liberties." The flaming buildings, housing the mess hall, paint shop, laundry, chair factory ,two kitchens, shoe factory, and machine shop cast an eerie glow over the whole square prison yard. Authorities said they believed a mexlcan convict had started most of the fires. He drained gasoline from prison motor trucks and sprinkled lt on the buildings to which he touched his torch. He was in solitary confinement, awaiting an attempt, by official* tomorrow to obtain sn arson Indictment against him. Y. M. TO SPONSOR SUNRISE SERVICE As a climax to the chapel programs the week preceding Easter the Y. M. C. A. will hold it* annual sunriae service Friday morning, Mar. >7 at 6 o'clock In Mudd hall. Breakfast will be served In time for the muilcsl prelude to begin at 8:10. Forty-five minutes of organ, violin, and vocal presentations will b* followed by an address fro oa John Steven McGro-arty, author of the Internationally famous Mission play. Chapel periods throughout th* week will be sponsored by th* “Y." Reservations are to b* mad* before Wednesday. Mar. tt. In the Y. M. C. A. rooms. Breakfast will to served for ti cants a plat' NEW YORK BANKER WILL SPEAK TO ECON. STUDENTS Carl Snyder, Federal Reserve Executive, on 10 a. m. Program Tomorrow. Carl Snyder, of the Federal Re serve bank of New York city, will spesk tomorrow at 10:10 a.m. ln 805 Hoose hall before s Joint meeting of all economics classes which meet at that hour, together with all other students of the university who are interested. Snyder is s noted statistician and an author of many books and articles dealing with business investments, business cycles, business measurements, and other topics ln the fleld of economics and banking. He was prealdent of the American Statistics association ln 1928 and ls now attending the second Institute of Finance which opened last night at Occidental college. He spoke at the opening dinner on “Gold, the Arbiter of Destiny.” Tomorrow's lecture is sponsored by the department of economics in co-operation with the Institute of Finance. Luncheon To Honor Snyder, Ira Cross Honoring Carl Snyder snd Ira B. Cross, professor of the economics department of the University of California at Berkely, the Economics club will sponsor a luncheon tomorrow noon ln 402 Student Union. Professor Cross, wbo will be the principal spesker, ls s member of th* board ot regents ot th* American Institute of Bsnklng. "He needs no particular Introduction to the university, being extremely well-known because of his interest in the Held ot banking," Prof. J. L. Leonard, head of th* S. C. economics department, said yesterday. Students Interested iu hearing the two visitors are asked to make luncheon reservations by telephoning Station 280 or 287 of the uni- j varally, or by calling at the College of Commerce office. JUNIOR CAST IS READY TO GIVE ‘HOLIDAY’ Players Hold Final Rehearsal for Production Tomorrow Night. finishing touches will be put on the production of Philip Barry’s "Holiday" tonight by .members of the Junior class in preparation for the performance tomorrow night In Bovard auditorium. Special attention will be given tonight at the dress rehearsal to polishing up the situations which will make this qomedy one of the smoothest and most sophisticated productions ever to be given on the campus. Janet Pelphrey will play the splendid part of Linda Seton. which Ann Harding glorified on thn screen and Hope WIlllamB created on the stage. Opposite her will be Bob Boyle as Johnny Case, the I energetic youth who places enjoyment of life above the amassing of a large fortune. His Aancee, Julia Seton, will be portrayed by Brownells Baker. The happy, carefree Potters will be played by Erlln Bartlett and Vlvlenna Albright. The Potters are responsible for many ot the cleverest lines in this modern comedy and special attention has been given to show their sdmlrable, Hed-onlstlc philosophy ot life. Ned Seton, the brother who ls unsble to escape from the Midas atmosphere of the Seton home, will be portrayed by William A. P. While. The stern, msterisllstlc father will be enacted by Myron Sunde. Sterling Kincaid and Dorothea Bell will portray the proud, outlying relations, the Crams. Pauline Williams as Della, Ted Magee as Charles, and Harold Es-senholm as Henry complete the cast. William Kauffman Is dtrootlng "Holldsy” under the supervision of W. Rsy MacDonald, university play productions director. Men Wanted to Sing In Extravaganza Sixteen men are wanted ss a singing chorus for the Extravaganza. "Shipwrecked,” The chorus will be made up of eight flrst snd second tenors and eight baritones and basses. All men Interested In singing In the chorus are requested to see Winifred Parker, coauthor of Ihe musical comedy with Fred Phleger. any time tomorrow afternoon In 333 Old College. Commerce Dean Chairman at Oxy Reid Lage McClung, dean of the College of Commerce, will preside at a meeting at Occidental college college tomorrow afternoon which will be attended by university and college professors of southern California snd persons interested in iluance. Speakers whom Dean McClung will Introduce will be Carl Sny-dar of tbe Federal Reserve bank of New York and Lionel D. Edle, economist for the American Capital corporation. Mr. Snyder will speak on "Overproduction" and Mr. Edle's subject will be "The Relation ot Credit Policy to Commodity Price Movements.” Open FAMOUS LIBRARY TO BE REVIEWED BY GRAD SCHOOL Huntington Estate ia Goal of Graduate Student* this Afternoon at 1 o’clock. Csrs will leave the campus st 1 o'clock this afternoon to take graduates to Huntington llbrsry for the annual pilgrimage of the school. As tho ban has been lifted tem porsrlly so that cars msy be perked ln the yellow sone ln front of Administration building, students ars sslted to meet there lf they want transportation to Pasadena. Those having cars are asked to be there also. Tickets for entrance to the library and art galleries may be obtained at the graduate office in ths southeast corner of the Administration building. All those making the trip are expected to call for their tickets. Engineers To Visit Alhambra Foundry To Study Metals Donning old clothes aud overalls, the general engineering stu dents are to visit Ihe Kay-Bmnner iron and steel foundry iu Alharn bra tomorrow. According to Dean Biegler, who is ln charg* of the excursion, this trip offers exceptional opportunity for study of new combinations of Iron and sloel, because of the pi oneer work the plant Is doing In this field. The operators of th* Kay-Brunner foundry ar* main talnlnr a very progressive policy, making lhe plant a very desirable place for experimentation. Ten guides will point oul and explain the various operations and processes. Those intending to go, are to meet. In front ot tb* College of Engineering st 1 p. m. on Friday, and reach the plant at 1:30, where the guides will be waiting. It ls requested that al) wear old clothes. QUILL CLUB PICTURE Quill club members will have a group picture taken for the El Rodeo at 12 o'clock today in front of the Student Union. Actives and pledges are requested to be pres- discussion will follow these talks, ent Instructor to Speak at Methodist Church Downtown Division of Troy Adds 12 New Night College Courses Albion R. King, instructor of philosophy at S. C.. and author of “Th* Psychology of Drunkenness” will lecture at the Euclid Heights Methodist church next Sunday. He will speak on tb* subject of the book st the Owensmouth high school Tuesday, Mar. 14, and later to the Klwanis club of tbat city. “The Psychology of Drunken ness" has gained such widespread Interest that Mr. King has bad to arrang.' lectures for weeks in advance. A copy of tb* book may ba obtained at th* Students' store. Twelve new night college courses have been added to the schedule of University College, downlown division of S. C., for the 19S1 spring quarter which opens the week of Mar. 2$, according to an announcement made by Dr. Ernest W. Tlegs, dean of the Trojan eve- ning branch. "Biology and Human Welfare,” a cultural survey course discussing tbe social auipects of biology through application of fundamental biological principles to heslih and wealth, will be In charge of George W. Hunter on Friday night. A 12-weeks night course in psychology will be given by Dr. Milton Metfessel. In this Wednesday evening class all aapscta ot »u;y chology will be discussed, tnclud Ing social psychology, abnormal psychology, and general psychology. Other courses includ* subjects desllng with principles of chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, subsurface practice, applied design, principles snd prsc-tice of design in printing layout, consular practice and procedure, physiology of exercise, mental attitudes, rsdlo broadcasting, Individual retail store problems, sad French romsoticlsir ‘KIKI’CUYLER, HARTNETT IN TALKS AT 10 “Beans" Reardon and Band Also to Appear at All-U Assembly. "Gabby" Hartnett, famous catcher for the Chicago Cubs, and "Kl-kl” Cuyler, outfielder for lhat team and for years one of Ihe heaviest hitlers nnd the greatest base runner In the National league, wll) speak this morning at the first all-U baseball rally of the season. All 10 o'clock classes will be dismissed. It wss through the Insistent efforts of Kenneth Callow, president of the Trojan Knights and chairman of the rally committee, that these two players were secured for the assembly. e "Bans" Resrdon, popular umpire in the National league, together with Coach Sam Barry and Captain Al Boswell have consented to talk at the assembly on the prospects of tha sesson. Members of the varsity team will be Introduced during the hour. Reardon, formerly of the coast league and a present official oi the major leagues, ls famed throughout the realm ef sports aa a dynamic speaker and an expert informal on the subject of baseball. He ls the youngest umpire In the major leagues. Presenting s varied program of popular song hits and college numbers, the entire Trojan band under the direction of Harold William Roberts will appear. In oonneo-tlon with the band, the string trio from tbe music organizations department that is remembered by the tremenduous approval with which lt met at the last a!l-U assembly will be on hand to entertain thn audience with near melodies. All members of the rtUly oota-mlttee are requested to be back-stag* at th* beginning of the rally. ZETA PHI ETA CUP CONTEST TONIGHT Ail university students will hsve an opportunity tonight to learn what constitutes the g.eates problem of the university women, when seven contestants for the Zeta Phi Kta cup deliver th*ir 6-mlnute speeches In Touchstune theater. Th* program will open at 8:10 p. m , with Mary Reosoner, Zeta Phi Eta president, la charge. The list of speakers Includes: Psullne Williams, Alpha Delta Pi; Inga Gerup, Kappa Dtlta; Betty MacDougall, Delta Delta Delta; Rosemary Ruyiuann, Delt* Gamma; Jane Alvles, Alpha Gamma Dells; June Arnold, Phi Mu; Gladys Buskner, Delta Zeta. Judges of the contest tonight will be Miss Mildred C. Struble. Miss Florence Hubbard, and Daphne Hellerman. After the cup haa been awarded to the winning speaker and her sorority, parUclpants, their friends, and all atudents and faculty members who attend th* contest will be *nt*rtained at th* Ztta Phi Bta studios on W*st Adams boulavard. First Cinch Notices On Way to Receivers Mr. Huward Patmore of the registrar's offlce states tbat cinch notices were sent out yesterday and will be sent out during the remainder of the week. Students will recat ve them either thla week or next week.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 22, No. 110, March 19, 1931|
|Description||Daily Trojan, Vol. 22, No. 110, March 19, 1931.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
ii*MA *TA flHO
1, •» *'P,h,.EM
. .to ln *• U !?,,-elwK. ,tl"m ^ th.t .11 M pr«-
TRAFFIC COMMITTEE Member* of *he Trojan Knight*’ traffic committee may secure trafflo booka from Dr. Bacon'* secretary today.
Los Angeles, California, Thursday, March 19. 1931.
UB PUYERS FEATURE BASEBALL RALLY
ermess Heads Turn In Resignations To Lewis Qough
IMITTEE ROPS PLANS FOR BENEFIT
cns Hinted in State-jits by Burcham, An-tws, Hale and McCoy.
-ben of tlie Kermess com ttndered tbeir resignations Goufh, president of the Btudent*. yesterday af kto be effective Immedlate-
flvf members, who declined St my reasons for their ac-j other than thoae ln their swti below, are Joe Bur-cbAlrman; Hugh Andrews, aij; Bryant Half, public recounsel; Janet McCoy, Wildest of the Associated sn; and Winifred Biegler, xj ot tb* Associated Stu-
■ letter* to dough follow:
) ii witb a great deal of re-: tbat I am compelled to ask to accept my resignation aa
I of tb« Kermess commit-If our plana had been permit-
proceed a* I originally outturn to you, I believe that filiation would hare been rhl In Its proposed program,
I lien ot the present condl-if affairs, 1 believe that I tn only possible thing welfare of the student (ud the university.
"JOE M. BURCHAM, itwtl Chairman of the Kermess committee.” McCoy's statement read: tb* fact that 1 believe and the value of the : u planned by our group ((nutation by the Associated au for the first of April is
II am compelled to ask to accept my resignation. We jlCottinued on Page Pour)
STECK WINS ‘ENCY OF Y
Eoil Steck will preside over A activities for the next *• decided at yesterday’s li" a closely-contested race Prealdency with Malcolm to a* hiB opponent. Worth ^ and Robert Brewer were *ice-president and secre-Hctlvely.
to > junior on the varsity
Kuad and has supervised H- conference commission Put year. In the latter l>e directed the Catalina Botnar conventions snd is Plans at the present time * Easter breakfast.
and Brewer are serving 1 •emester in executive J* ^though both have been ^ terested In the organia-» their matriculation at ®*er, although only a fresh-iL. d the poiiiinn of fresh-
* manager this year.
J*'°a 01 the new oflicers
• Place at next Wednes-Wl dinner. Those whose
w111 expire ne: Ltt! «°n, Pfealdent; Glenn ''■President; and Malcolm 1 *®crelary-treasurer.