Daily Trojan, Vol. 23, No. 25, October 15, 1931
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RS MEET rl„’, debit* „t at noon to-ln th# squad SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DAI LYITROJAN EU RODEO Member* of the follow mg sororities should make El Rodeo picture appointments at once: Alpha Delta Pi, Beta Sigma Omi-cren. Zeta Tau Alpha. Los Angeles, California, Thursday, October 15, 1931, No. 25 '.W.C.A. R WILL ACT 300 Vs List Crowd- igan Professor ^^■Speaker. ji L...ib'" ■ unaiotia I | \ dinner 10 ho I mark the dln-I given primarily to lip* between the old 0f the campus. In the affair as tn-mlble, community led bv Betty l<ou will be accompan-|ne McBride. Annie Y. W. C. A. presl* "The Changing ^^|the Appreciation of J. H. Muyskens, bonetics at the Uni-^■hlgan. will address il* will be followed lings by Mean Pearle rs. Rufus B. von Mrs. J. G. Early. | which will cost 26 ton, Is to consist of rolls, dessert, and Win* 'o Virginia he. large gathering, iss Smith, Is largely and V. W. J, fl .«<| . I'l' <>n ■ nllsls.lng Grit* A' hai! nian : Jane leu, le'i Newcomb, Kather-M Ma1-ai - ' Gllhreatb, led campus sorority III Hi Hire reservations X( Given School Library the most important the philosophy 11-I ten years of its ex-[standard works in r** recently donated 1 ^^don Carr, who died Iasi °f which are val-flerencc or collateral J"' P* ofessor Parr's PT have been accegslon-P'^rslty library and |llable on the phllo- of his death aftei fl '"ness from cancer, fl' “as one of the fl* ' "ii ->ip pa B'luratvrl in Kngland. " Southern California *>as regularly on the llosophv faculty until r*rs. Carr, at present (will return to the fl second iiiim continue to live in ■ offering courses ln ■ 'he School or Phllo-^^•Pearing nn the Phil Program. to Sing Wvpd Music ^fln>/! Today furnl*h the musical ■,aV* chapel. Ac. Margery Wright of 7 Music, he will 8ing b> Sidney Homer; DH *'<*80; Edward ‘‘’'known •Rolling i and Rui>ert Hughes’ /*tlc ballad “The 1TJJ1 co®Prise toe vo- } »» enter,»|ner of ■Jon , m°tlon Picture, "*,ul public recital for » 8. C. ,n 'he Summer Y. W. C.A. Workers To Meet Today At 12:00 Letters, Arts and Sciences campaign group for the Y. W. C. A. membership drive are requested by Juanita Mills to meet for a brief meeting today at 12:00 noon In the Y. W. C. A. rooms. Receipts will be turned in, and a check of mem bers made. Committee members are: Diane Wagner, Nannette Rlttler, Margaret Giles, Martha Slier-win, Margaret Walters, Jane Alvlee. Betty Gildner, Joy Camp, Grace Baash, Velma Ferraries and Martha Allen I^ee. All division captains of the drive must meet in the Y. W. C. A. rooms at 12:S'> today. CASTS COMPLETE FOR DRAMA SHOP PROGRAM GROUP Rehearsals Started For Production On November 5 In Touchstone Theater. Rehearsals are under \Vay for the first program of Drama Shop plays to be produced the evening of Nov. 5, in Touchstone theater, KYancIs Van Duesen, president of the organization announced today. Casting for tiie three one-act plays has been completed. Allan Mowbray's comedy-drama, “Ulterior Motives” will be directed by Dorothea Bell, with Russel Speirg appearing as Brown, Sterling Kincaid as Junes, Max Irvine as Smith, and Francis Van Duesen as Robinson. The cast consists entirely of men, the action of the play taking place behind the lines during the war. Regina Kahn will direct ‘‘Up stage,” a comedy of stage life by Alice Guratenburg. The cast for "Upstage’’ Includes George Ordansky, Harry Stafford, Margaret Barton, Winifred Uution, Harriet Louise Touton, Norman Wright, Betsy Ross, Lydia Berry, Eileen Hamilton, Katherine Keeler, and Elizabeth Bauer. The third play on the bill, “The Gate,” a University of Washington play written by Mathew O'Con nor, is being directed by Audrey Wallhaus, vice-president of the little theater, with Larry Smith play Ing the Gate, William A. P. White as Quixby Paine, Lydia Berry ao Mra. Barton-Smlth, Jay Hunt as Quentin Smith and Olive Lawrence as Lucia Palne-Smlth. Course Offered To Business Men Convenes Oct. 2 7 To offer detailed phases of advertising and merchandising to local business men, a fall course in the two subjects will be offered, under the direction of Elliott Hensel, advertising manager or the Dally News, aud Frank Nagley, professor in the School of Merchandising. The course will begin Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in 206 Hoose hall. During the progress of the class es, which are being offered through the Los Angeles Advert!* ing club, leaders in city advertising circles will lecture. These include Howard McKay, William Scholtz, J. O. Cook Jr., J. A. McDonald, Don Beldtng. and Harry Drumm Stray Greeks Will Plan Social Event Stray Greeks will meet ln the women’s lounge today at 12: SO Wi complete plans for their first social ev**nt of tbe year, an in formal dance, to take place Thursday, Oct. 22. Members of the nominating committee will submit the names of the candidates for the various offices at tuls meeting It is imperative that all members of the association bs present in order to vote. ORIENT FARES REDUCED SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14— (UP)—Establishment of a reduced round-trip fare between Pacific coast ports and the Orient was announced by the Dollar Line to nigh 1931 BOWEN CUP CONTEST TO OPEN SOON Extemporaneous Speakers Will Start Tryouts For Trophy Oct. 27. Preliminaries for the annual Bowen Cup contest for extemporaneous speakers will be held Tues day, Oct. 27 at 3 p.m. In Bovaro auditorium .Lockwood Miller, Trojan debate manager, announced today. Finals will be held two days later. Oct. 29 st * p.m Kach contestant will be given a different subject dealing with current events and will be allowed two hours in w hich to prepare Speeches are to be six minutes ■n lengt/i The Judges will choose ten contestants from the prellmtn ary group »o compete in the finals lor the six loving cups provided under the Bowen Debate founds-tion. All undergraduate men and wo-men in the university who have not previously received one of the awards are eligible to compete. All students who desire to enter are asked to sign up on the list wnlch Will be posted on the door of Ihe debate manager's ofrfce 427 Student Union, on or before Oct. 26. "This contest offers an excei-l* nt opportunity for the freshman aR well as the upperclassman to enter the field of extra-curricular activity, esecially If his interests He In the forensic field,” Miller said. The Bowen Debate foundation was created by Judge William M. Bowen. The donor is a well-known lawyer, a member of tiie board of trustees of the university, «n<l very much interested in forensic work. Judges for the contest have nor yet been named but will be nounced laler. Aroordlng to Miller anyone planning to enter should acquait himself with current topics n order to be well prepared when he receives his subject. SORORITY BENEFIT FEATURES PUPPETS Pi I-ambda Theta. honorary educational sorority, will sponsor a Puppet show at the Teatro Torlto “7 Olvera street, Oct. is The Profits from the performance will f° the SuM" M. Dorsey scholarship fund, which Is supported D> th# lororify. Ma" Friday,” a sophistl-(* 1 Play will be conduct- d by Harry Burnett, who makes an the puppets. He also doe. dancing chorus work and special-,n motion picture portrait Puppets. Lines and music of the Gilbert and Sullivan type have been written by Forman Brown. There will be a performance at 7:30, aud another at S p.m. Tick-eu may be secured from Miss Bertine. office of the vlce-presl-dem, or from Miss Rowan in Ihe library. Pre-Medics Will Convene at Noon U. PRESIDENT DEPARTS FOR LECTURE TRIP Imminent social events and field trips will be announced and planned at a meeting of all university pre-medical students In Science 107 at 12:15 today. Arnold Freidman. newly-elected president of tbe group, will be In charge of the conference. He said today that the medical students are planning a series of trips for group study at the General County hospital. They will observe operative surgery and clinical technique. The students will also dis cuss the awarding of the freshman pre-med scholarship cup and upperclass keys at the meeting. BRAZIL POSTPONES PAYMENTS RIO DE JANEIRO. Oct. 14— (UP)—The newspaper, A Noite, said today that It understands the Brazilian government has reached an agreement with foreign bankers on the basis of a three-year postponement of payment of interest on public debts, both municipal and sta/e, contracted after mi._ Dr. von KleinSmid T,o Deliver Goodwill Addresses During Absence. President R. B. von KleinSmid left Lo* Angeles last night on s good-will speaking tour that will Include parts of Ihe Rockies, South, and Middle West, lie will be gone about three week*. The piesldent's train last night carried him directly to Salt I,ako City, where, under the auspices of the Utah Education association, he will deliver a series of three addresses before teachers and school administrators. Kach address will he made in Ihe historic Mormon tabernacle ADDRESS TONIGHT Tonight he will address a general meptlng of the association on "Wliat Next in Education." On Friday lie will make two speeches; one before 1.000 college and high school educators on “Answering; the Critics”; the other, before an | equal number of junior high and j grammer school teachers and offi ' cials. with ‘•Fundamental Train i Ing In World Mindedness” as his topic. From Salt Lake City Dr. von KleinSmid will proceed to Atlanta. Ga., where the Methodist Ecumenical conference will hear him. He will talk there on “How We May Promote International Good-will.” SPEAK AT TOLEDO Ills nexl stop Is Toledo, Ohio. Two lectures on "Education, s Basis of International Understanding" will bn given under the aits pices of thc Northwestern Ohio Teachers’ association. On Oct. !ll lie will address the Noriiiesstern Onio Teachers’ association In Cleveland, with the subject” Professionalizing a Calling." Santa Fe, N. M., will be his last slop. The New Mexico Educational association will be his hosts there on Nov. 4 and 5. From Santa Fe he will return to 8. C. Dr. Frank C. Toulon, vice-president, will tske over the president's dutleR during his absence. New Prexy Elected By Graduates Carl Gentry, candidate for Ph.D., »’as elected president of the Graduate School, at the meeting yesterday .Harold Neef was elected treasurer. Helen Peterson, vice-president, and Winifred Biegler, secretary, were elected last year. Mr. Gentry was formerly a member of the faculty at Colorado State Agricultural College. During the war he received high honors for his service. The meeting of the Graduate School today was presided over by Helen Peterson. Songs were led by Pauline Foster of the College of Music. The members decided to hold their next meeUng Oct. 28 in the social hall of the Student Union building. School of Law Classes Elect j Heads for Year As a result of elections held In the School of Law, senior class officers for the coming year are Richard Klrtland, president, Ernestine Tinsley, vice-president; Clark Davies, secretary-treasurer; and Paul Jones, representative to the board of governora. The Junior class will be headed h.v Charles Montgomery, president; Dora \\ oods. vice-president; Jacob Stein, secretary-treasurer; and Frank HarHs, governor. Freshmen chose Robert Burns as president; Lillian Copeland, vice-president Theodore Russell, secretary-treasurer; snd John Hauser, governor. Results of the elections were witheld for several hours while the elections board, art Ing under Francis Tappaan. president of the Associated Law Students. Investigated Ihe validity of the voting, charges having been made that It was not legally conducted. CLASS ELECTIONS TO FOLLOW NOON MUSIC ASSEMBLY Instructor To Exhibit Flute Family At Lecture Recital In College of Music, William E. Hullinger, Instructor of flute at the College of Music, will give a lecture recital on the flute at Ihe student assembly nt 12:10 loday In the recital hall of that college. He will be assisted by Mary James, violinist, and Mar gery WriglH, accompanist. Antique and alto flutes, piccolos, and oilier members of the flut“ family will he exhibited. Mr, Hirl-linger will play several i^os and talk on the history and de<elop-ment of the instrument. He will demonstrate the various uses of the flute In compositions. The program will Include a song by Mary James with flute obligato by Mr. Hullinger. Following the assembly. Junior and senior class officers will be elected Senior nominees Include: Glenna Gould and Alma Alvin, president; Adellad* Steward and Helen Maison, vice-president; and John Garth, serretary-treasurer. Opal Perry, Margaret Wallers, and Dorothea Pursell have been uomlnaied or president of the Jun lor class Nominees for vice-president are Pauline Foster and Ruth Barlow »n,l for secretary-treasurer, Jeanelte McClain. SPEECH STUDENTS IN RECITAL FRIDAY ’ Jnne to September in Moderu Essays" is the theme for the speech recital Friday morning at 9:oo o’clock In 323 Old College. The program will he composed of five short poems: Julian Street’s “Ship-Bored’’ which will be read by Maxine Adams; Step, hen Leacock’s “Hands Across the Seas’’ by Margaret Reynolds; I Charles Men’s "Caravan’’ by Harold Essenholm; Robert Benchley’s “Torlures of Week-End Visiting" by Velma Devine; and A P. Her ! bert’s ‘On Drawtng” by Audrey! Wallhaus. BATTLERAGES ON LOUISIANA LEADERSHIP Premier Laval Will Confer With Hoover on World Economic Crisis Two Too Many Governors Lay Claim To Office In Southern State. BATON ROUGH, La. Oct. 14— (UP)—A free-for-all fight for the governorship of I^oulsiana was In progress tonight, with three men, one of them an obscure private citizen, claiming the office and is suing conflicting orders and slate ments. The political tumult Involves the question of whether Huey P. Long automatically lost his office when he was elected to the U. S. sen ale at the last general election. His opponents claim he did. Huey P. Long, governor for the past two years, held the sdvan tage by light of possession. Paul N. Cyr, lleut. governor uutll he forfeited his Job yesterday by taking the oath of office as governor, disputed the office. A plain clti zen, Walter L. Aldrich, of Shreveport, claimed the office was “abandoned property” and belonged lo the first man that qualifies for ft properly, and that is me." Ling had a special guard placed In the office of Miss Alice Lec Urosjean, secretary of state, with order* to arrest Cyr If he entered the office and tried to exercise the authority of governor. Cyr had other ideas, however. He made It plain that he considered Long an usurper, but “for lm* sake of the good people of Louis-ana who have already sufferea so much unfavorable political notoriety al the hands of Huey Long,’’ lie Is not going to "cause anymore unnecessary trouble.” He will, as far as possible, lei the courts decide Hie issue. The vacant office of lieutenant governor was filled late loday when Alvin O. King, president pro tem of the state senate, was sworn Into the office. Subsequently State Auditor L. B. Baynard struck Cyr'a name from Ihe state payroll as Lieutenant governor. Pan'Hei Leader To Be Delegate To First Meet Genevieve Plagman, president of the Pan-Hellenic council, will represent the local organization at the first meeting of the Pan-Hellenic congress in St. Louis, Nov. 17 to 20. Miss Plagman stales that she expects to return with helpful information from the discussions of Inter-sororlty problems which will take up most of the sessions. The Pan-Hellenic council on the S. C. campus regulates rushing of the sororities, encourages them to take interest in all-unlverslty activities, and unifies the interests of sorority and non-sororlty women. This year the local council has Inaugurated sorority exchange luncheons. Town, Gown Hear Travelers Tell Of South Sea Islands A. F. L. Opposes Compulsory Insurance Plan VANCOCVER. B. C., Oct 14 —(UP)—The Amerlcsn Fedora tion of Labor convention here today went on record a* being opposed to compulsory unem ploynient Insurance. The convention endorsed a resolution severely criticizing American bankers for contrlbut ing to the present depression and for allegedly prolonging it. Action on prohibition and Im migration still await settlement. Deep rancor of labor against capitalism was everywhere evident In the debate. COMMERCE DANCE LEADERS SUGGEST TACKY COSTUMES Students In Overalls, Cords, Battered Hats, To Vie For Prizes At Party. With the announcement of prizes for the best mau'a and wo man's costumes at the College of Commerce barn dance ln the May wood American Legion hall tomorrow »venlng. Ihe co-chairmen. Jack Morrison and Joe Rlndone have offered suggestions for costumes for the frolic. Chief among these are overall* with straw hat*; Jeans or cords wllh battered felt hats, or frayed old clothes suggesting a hayseed effect. These suggestions from tho chairmen are merely hint*. The prize winning coatumes are expected to show more originality than the suggested costumes. W’lth this in mind, the chairmen havo come forth with the announcement of prizes for the affair. The prizes offered tomorrow night sre each said to be worth more than $10. One is given by Chris Daniels, manager of the Student Store, and the other by Sllverwood's Campus shop. They will be awarded to the funniest dressed man and woman at Ihe affair. Although Ihe dance Is sponsored by students In the College of Commerce, It Is open to any one enrolled In sny school or college of the university, according to the chairmen. The Maywood American Legion hall, where lt will he held. Is locaied In Maywood, near Atlantic boulevard and East Slau-son street, about seven miles from the campus. Bids are selling for one dollar per couple at Bean McClung's office and In Ihe Student Union. WOMEN IN MUSIC FORM ORCHESTRA PARIS, Oct. 14—(UP)—Premier Pierre L«val, completing final preparations for his visit to Washington, today disclosed his hopes of checking the world economic crisis through conferences with President Hoover. *ly with Laval and possibly parti- The Importance of the premier's visit to the United States wss intensified meanwhile by rapid developments as he prepared to sail from Le Havre Friday noon. They included: 1. Laval's statement before the Anglo-American press meeting that "although l am optimistic, I dare say lhe gravity of events will not prevent us from finding fundamental solutions.’’ 2. The departure of Emil Kran-cqui and Camille Gutt. Belgian financial experts, for New York. It was understood they would proceed to Washington slmultaneous- cfpate in reparations discussions Two French financial experts already have sailed for the I'nited States. 3. A secret meeting with the superior rouncil for national defense to consider the possibility of further French disarmament by bud getary methods without loss of man i>ower. French sources understood Mr Hoover was preparing lo suggest ; worldwide reduction of military! budgets by 20 to 25 ptr cent, to which France will probably agree If all nations accept. “Winter and Summer iu the South* Seas" was the topic of talks given before members of the Town and Gown club at their aecopd fall meeting held In Mudd Memurlal hall of philosophy yesterday afternoon at 2:30. Experiences in the Hawaiian and FIJI Islands as well as other portions of the soutlien# seas were recounted by Mrs. Rufus H von KleinSmid, president of the Town and Gown club, aud Mrs. Pearle Alkin-Smlth, acting dean of wo men, who made teh trip together. Mrs. Albert A Stanley, curator of the travel department of the Ebell club, spoke on the aouthern Alps of New Zealand. GOVERNMENT NOT WANTED HOUSTON, Texaa, Oct. 14— tl'P)—Closing Ihelr session here today, Ihe grain and feed dealers national convention endorsed the slogan "get the government out of pri'ate busluess.” ELECTROCUTIONS SCHEDULED CHICAGO. Oct. 14 (UP) Flvt men were scheduled tonight to be electrocuted In the Cook couuty Jail before dawn. Friday. John T. Boudreau, instructor ln band, I* forming a women's symphony orchestra. Meetings of the new group sre held every Thursday at 1 o'clock In the Musical Organizations building. The orcuestra will participate In the annual musical organizations rally given in Bovard auditorium every spring, and will go on a number of trips during the year, according to Mr. Boudreau. Women Interested in Joining may see Mr. Boudreau ln his office In the Musical OrganixstlonM building every day from 12 to 1 p.m. Activity Points Will Be Awarded By Group Activity poinls for campaigning lor the Y. W. C. A. will be award ed by the W. S. G. A., according lo Juanita Wagner, president. One point wtll be awarded for up to ten new membera. Two points will be given for ten or more members. This system will be an incentive fo rgiiis who wish to esrn activity poinls. BOOK STORE DEAL WILL BE SIGNED TODAY Mrs. Robbins Still Demands $50,000 For Drug Store. Arrangement* for the safc> nt Jesse Ray Miller’s entire Univer* sily avenue book store property, to he followed by hls retirement from business In the unlv»r*lty district, were completed yester*-day hy university offelals In conference with Mr. Miller. The patv ers will be signed today, It waa I announced last night by Henry Bruee, comptroller. The deal sifh Mr. Miller partly clesrs the land for the Alitmrri | Memorial park In front of the Fd-l ward L Doheny Memorial library, but the adjoining drug slore and house owned by Mrs. Nancy Robbins, still stand tn the pWh of the Improvement. REFUSES TO SELL Despits ths fact that Mr. Millar hss agreed to meet the univer* slty,s terms, Mrs. Robbins still holds out for the exhorbltsrrt price of $50,000 for the store and tha hous* on the corner. University officials have offered $32,000, based upon generous appraisals, but the owner refuses evan to discuss the sal* with the administrators. Yestsrday afternoon Southern California officials and Mr. Mlllsr called upon Mrs. Robbins to dls> cuss a desl, but she turned them down peremptorily. Mrs. Robbins' high demands are based upon har vslu* of the amount -of business hsr drug store and soda fountain do with Trojan studsnts. Many campus organizations have already passed resolutions against her "unfair” stand and mors are expected to follow auit Immediately. BOY ENTIRE STOCK Rolh students and officials were gratified with the agrpement reached with Mr. Miller on Tuesday afternoon. The plan, aa con-eluded orally thon and which will be signed today, called for Iho purchase of Ihe present University book store property at the university's price of $45,000 and th* corner lot and building at University avenue and 35th place at tbe prlc* Mr. Miller paid for It, Bligbtly ove* $45,000. In addition th* Aasoclatad Students have agreed to purchase Mr. Miller's sntirs stock of books and aupplies at Inventory prlc**, and his sntirs printing squipntaat at cost pries les* dapreolatlon tor the Ume It haa been operated. CLOSE BUSINESS Thle agreement meets the terms which university officials set sonm time ago as tbe limit to which they felt Justified In gotng on money which the school haa received as gifts for the purchasa of land. In addition It broadens the deal as a result of Mr. Miller's decision to withdraw from hla present business and go to a new field. INSANE MOTHER BURNS LITCHFIKLD. Neb. Oct. 14 — (IP) — Apparently seized by a sudden fit of iusanll}. a mother carried her two-monih-olu sun into a flimsy chicken house here loda.'. set fire lo some straw, and calmly awaited dealn. Honor Club Will Treat New Women As a part of their service program, Hit Mortar Board will honor Junior college transfers and nevr junior class women with a tea ta be held in the social hall of 111* Student Union building Oct. 17. from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. As a special feature of the af-leinoon, a revue of collegiate clothes from Robinson's will bo shown, under the supervision of the store's campus representatives, Doris Sweet and Lucille Sillers. Margaret Huse, president of Ihe senior women's honorary stated t hut all women under tills classification were urged lo accept the Invitation Since it Is impossible lo reach all these new women students through personal invlta-t'.ons, Mortar Board wishes to Invite them through the columns nf the Dally Trojan, sh* aalA
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 23, No. 25, October 15, 1931|
|Description||Daily Trojan, Vol. 23, No. 25, October 15, 1931.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
RS MEET rl„’, debit* „t at noon to-ln th# squad
EU RODEO Member* of the follow
mg sororities should make El Rodeo picture appointments at once: Alpha Delta Pi, Beta Sigma Omi-cren. Zeta Tau Alpha.
Los Angeles, California, Thursday, October 15, 1931,
R WILL ACT 300
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igan Professor ^^■Speaker.
ji L...ib'" ■ unaiotia
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mark the dln-I given primarily to lip* between the old 0f the campus. In the affair as tn-mlble, community led bv Betty l