Daily Trojan, Vol. 26, No. 129, May 02, 1935
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Editorial Offices RI-4111, Sta. 227 Night - PR-4776 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TROJAN ------ — United Pres* World Wide ; News Service Volume XXVI Los Angeles, California, Thursday, May 2, 1935 Number 129 Business Men Claim U. S. Is Highest Taxed Rising Levies Bemoaned by Speakers at Meeting Of U. S. Chamber Per Capita Charge is $79 Germans and French Pay Less Than Americans To Government WASHINGTON, May 1.—<GP>— Am ericans will be the most heavily taxed people in the world unless New Deal spending is curbed immediately. business leaders warned today in appealing to the government to give industry a chance to function normally again. The threat of rising levies was nv.de by William B. Bell, president of the American Cyanamid Co., and ether nationally prominent men addressing delegates to the 23rd annual convention of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce. “Few know it but Americans already are more heavily taxed per capita than the French and the Germans" said Bel!. “Unless we cut out public works we will soon be more heavily taxed than the English." Tax $79 Per Person He cited figures showing that the per capita tax in the United States today is $79. $4 more than a year Ego. compared to $38.82 in Germany and 046.71 in France. As American taxes soar, the British have balanced their budget and sr** lowering levies. The per capita tax in the United Kingdom was 91.81 in 1934 and has been cut to $87.50. In defense of this situation. Bell paid, the New Dealers only say: ‘•You haven’t seen anything yet!” Delegates Militant Bell's observations came as thf representatives of trade and com-j merce opened the second day of I their bombardment on the recovery administration. More militant than a year ago when they felt the New (Deal had reached a peak of experimentation, the delegates attacked th. social security program, proposed elimination of holding companies. the NRA. the AAA and other recovery units. The thousands of words which speakers have loosed upon the delegates have made clear the general position of business toward luny of Mr. Roosevelt’s policies, follows: Social security: Should be given iriore rareful study and atcion Ihould be delayed until commerce pas revived. f The AAA: Should be scrapped. NRA <« Favored The NRA: Should be revised and p.tended in such a way as to give h.oustr' Wider powers toward self-dilation. kThe pending Wheeler-Ravbum Trojan High School Day Exhibits To Be Open for Public Inspection Friday Prologuing the traditional senior high school day with an open house, S. C. is inviting friends and relatives of students to view the various exhibits in the Physical Education building on Friday from 3 to 9 p.m. Representatives from high schools and junior colleges -.--^.in southern California will have -- the opportunitv of seeing the dis- Keeler Meeting playE on Saturday-a,ter the edu Scheduled For 3 O'Clock Registration Wiil Start on New Schedule “A special invitation is extended to all non-orgs on the campus to attend the campaign meeting to be held this afternoon at 3:15 supporting Betty Keeler’s candidacy for secretary of the associated student body,” Dave Mohr, Miss Keeler’s campaign manager, said last night. The meeting will be at the Pi Kappa Alpha house, 814 West 28th street. According to Mohr, several campus leaders have signified their intentions of speaking in behalf of Betty Keeler. “There will be plenty of campaign cigars, cigarettes, and refreshments given out to complete the afternoon’s activities,” he concluded. Joint College Ditch Day Set Class Walkout of All S. C. Students Declared for Thursday, May 9 Ditch day for students in all colleges of the university was officially proclaimed last night by Bob Haugh. student body president. The campus walkout from classes has been set for next Thursday, May 9. To be known as a joint college ditch day, the 24 hour vacation from classes will be sponsored by the associated student boily in conjunction with the student cabinets of the various schools and colleges of the university, according to Haugh. Beach Club Scene The ditch day will be held at one of the nearby beach clubs, with a program of athletic events plan-neo to be held throughout the day. Haugh has appointed Gus Kalion-zes. president of the College of Architecture, and Joe Irven, president of the College of Engineering, as co-chairmen for the affair. Plans are already being made for volley ball matches, swimming con-11c utilities holding company ! andia baseball game. Chal- bill should be abandoned and re- le.R|®s ana counter challenges last il-ced by federal regulation of i J^ck and forth hese units. The Black 3^-hour-work week bill: Should be killed. The Wagner-Connery labor disputes bill: Will subject industry to he power of organized labor and v.ould either be scrapped or the inions made responsible for their LCtS. cational program in the morning. Fingerp. ‘_t Experiment Collaborating in a novel experiment, the department of psychology and the School of Government will fingerprint all visitors who desire to fill out identification cards. Teiming fingerprinting “amnesia insurance,” Dr. Neil Warren, psychology professor, asserts that these identifications can be placed in the permanent files at Washington. Devices measuring the action currents of nerves and muscles and testing the speed of movement as well as coordination of muscles will be demonstrated. Previous records resulting from experiments with these and other devices will be posted beside the exhibit. Walt Schuman’s orchestra will play for the dance to be held in the social hall of the Student Union. From 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. visiting students are invited to enjoy the rhythms of Schuman’s orchestra. it is announced by Phyllis Norton Cooper, general chairman for the dance. Baxter to Talk Dr. Frank C. Baxter of the English department will speak at the general assembly in Bovard auditorium at 9:30. Pictures of university activities will be shown in conjunction with Dr. Baxter’s talk. Following the assembly, round tables and individual conferences with department heads and faculty members will engage the visitors. Luncheon will be served in the social hall of the Student Union at 12:30, and the exhibits in the Physical Education building will be open for inspection at 2 o’clock. •Twenty Thousand Miles Over Pan airways of Three Americas’’ is tha title of the talking picture to be shown in Bovard auditorium during the afternoon. Silent pictures made by Capt. Allan G. Hancock on his recent expeditions will be run in the Physical Education building. 600 Expected ‘ Over 600 representatives of high schools ancl junior high schools are expected Saturday.” declared Mul-vey White of the Coordinations office. “We have received answers from San Diego and Santa Barbara schools.” White is assisting Dean Emory E. Olson of the School of Government, who is general chairman for Senior day. Several new features have been added to the various exhibits which will come from such widely separated departments as anthropology, journalism, psychology, international relations, and chemistry. G. Wells WiU Be Discussed Today H. G. Wells writes social studies. ;Ct novels, commented Dr. G. J. ’olwerda yesterday as he discuss-the lecture he will give today at : 15 in 206 Administration, entitled G. Wells: ‘The Way the World Going’.” i does not pretend to any interests, but is primarily :her and prophet. He looks and his actions from the viewpoint,” explained Dr. rda. >lls is the best man to con-this series of literary lec-on ‘ Literary Leaders of Yes-Their Contribution to Prob-bf Today” for he started his ■y career 40 years ago and is writing. His latest book is riment i n Autobiography” has created quite a stir in terary world,” Dr. Hoiwerda ued. ■onsider Wells one of the ‘.st men who ever atacked roblem of social reconstruc-He covers such a wide and field of activities that it is jo isolate the most import-concluded Dr. Hoiwerda. i by fraternity and non-organization groups. Beauty Contest Campus politicians are expected to be conspicuous as ditch day will be held the day b3fore the all-U elections. Bishop. Kuhn. Parker, and Payette may engage in a beauty of the beaches contest with the winner given the solid backing of the sorority vote, Haugh intimated. Although the day has been formally declared a ditch day by student body officers, classes will be held as usual for those wishing to atend. according to Haugh. For those taking part in the class walkout, will be asked to make no assignments to be die on that day. June Theses Are Due For Approval Today Theses by June master’s degree candidates must be turned in at the graduate office for preliminary7 approval today, Rockwell D. Hunt, dean of the Graduate School announced yesterday. Work unapproved today will not be acceptable at a later date. hes Given to eturned Debaters S.C. debaters are telling th new wrist watches pre-to them by the Lafayette of Los Angeles, roman and Howard Pat-rsity debaters, opposed each i an exhibition debate at onthly banquet of this American society held re-wor the awards. Class Schedule Revealed For Friday Bishop Reiterates Campaign Pledge Reiterating his former promises of “a forceful, aggressive, and uninfluenced student body adminis tration. if elected.” Eames Bishop speke to several S.C. students at the Alpha Chi Omega house. Outstanding entertainment Was provided fcr those interested in fur thering the candidacy of Bishop by the three Rhythm Rascals from the Biltmore Bowl singing a group of humorous songs. Edward Everett Horton, stage and screen comedian, was the featured guest at the meeting and told several entertaining stories to the group. Also offering musical selections was Edward Oliver, arranger for Ben Bernie’s orchestra. Campus leaders speaking on Bishop’s behalf included Jim Guth erie, past president of Alpha Eta Rho, aviation fraternity, and prominent non-org; Gus Kalion-zes, legislative council member from architecture; Gil Sewell, dental student; and Max Andler, president of Aeneas hall. Phil Ahn, speaking for the foreign students on the campus, also addressed the group. Bishop presented several points which he expects to carry out next year, if elected president of the A.S.U.S.C. Official Announcement Office of the President Following is the official announcement from the office of the president:: Student body nominations assembly has been set lor Friday, May 3, at 11:15 a~m. The following class schedule will be effective on that date: 8-8:40 8:50-9:30 9:40-11:20 10:30-11:10 11:15—Student Body Aicembly. R. R. von KleinSmid. President. Junior College Opens Campaign LA. JUNIOR COLLEGE, May 1 —(CIPA) —Climbing on the political bandwagon, student politicians will file applications for offices to morrow. The race is wide open this year and prospective candidates have not as yet signified their intention to run. First light will be thrown on the line-up for the campaign when the lists are made public by the elections board. Concurrent with the selection of officers May 22. nine amendments to the constitution will be put before voters, one of which provides for four additional members on the student council. Lack of Equipment Cause ! Delay, Jones S In Explanation ojans Will Don Skates For Ice Carnival Tonight Of Delay, Jones Say, foggjjyg CJlCUYman fpX Y.W. Skate Benefit To Be Action Is Promised Today Instructions Prepared To j Assist S. C Voters In Procedure Registration for the May 10 A. S.U.S.C. election will definitely begin today! This statement was made yesterday by Pink Jones, commissioner, who explained that the reason for the delay was because a requisition for the necessary tables and chairs hac not gone through. Therefore j the three day period previously j set will be extended to include j Monday. Today, the Thursday schedule of workers published in the Daily Trojan on two previous occasions will be observed, the commissioner said. Procedure Explained Numbers of students on the campus have voiced confusion about the method which they should follow in registering. To clear up thi:; doubt, the following instructions have been prepared. The individual should go to one of the posts which are located at the law Of Apolliad Will Be Seen May 4 Final Preparations Made For Eleventh Annual Art Presentation Because the registration period is being extended one day, Pink Jones, elections commissioner, yesterday appealed for more girls to serve on Monday at the various posts. Activity points are offered for this work and he pointed out that the assistance of these persons is entirely necessary to the smooth runing of registration. He will be at 224 Student Union at 2:30 today to interview applicants. building, Old College, engineering, architecture, pharmacy, Bridge hall, music and science. Clerks in charge wil ask him to sign a designated list and his student body card will be requested for the purpose of comparing signatures. Unless the voter has gone through this procedure on any one of the three days offered between the hours of 9 and 12, he will not be permitted to vote. Monday at noon is the deadline and before that time, student body leaders hope that a record number of Trojans will have signified their intention to participate in the election. To the Workers Special announcement to the workers was also made by Jones. Girls who have been assigned to the law building will meet with Roy Brown at 9 o’clock; those at commerce with Jack Gardner; those at music with Edith Cum-mock; those at architecture with Wynne Reid; those at engineering with Gilbert Stancliff; those at Letters, Arts and Sciences with Burdette Stampley. S.C. To Entertain Chinese Students The Chinese Students’ club of S.C. will be host to the All-Chinese Student convention of southern California to be held Saturday. May 4, in the social hall of the Student Union. Delegates from from U.C.L.A., Cal Tech., Whittier. Redlands, Loma Linda, Pomona, Claremont, Los Angeles Junior college, Curtis-Wright, and other colleges and technical schools will be present. Consul Yi-seng Kiang and Dr. Francis M. Bacon will be the two main speakers of the evening. Lim Poon Lee, president of the Chinese Students’ club of S.C., will preside at the convention. Final preparations are being made for the 11th annual Apolliad, a campus movement to stimulate creative arts, to be held in Touchstone theater Saturday night, May 4. The most (outstanding creative work submitted to the Apolliad committee for judging, composed of one-act plays, essays, poetry, dances, music, humorous sketches, and a photoplay, will be presented on the Apolliad program. Admission is by invitation. Contributors Named Successful contributors are: Jane K. Tylor, Paul Dinkins, Nadine Applegate, Alfonso P. Santos, George B. Keyzers. Barbara Hirshfeld, Lloyd Stone, Myra Diyon, Evelyn Dorio, Elizabeth Kercher. Evelyn Hav.ber, Glorya Curran, and Harry Roth. From the four plays which will be presented tomorrow' night in Touchstone theater, two are to be chosen for production on the Apolliad program the following night. Authors of the plays that have reached the finals aie: Pauline Bowe McCoy, Hortense Williams, Jane Alvies, and Lloyd Stone. Faculty Were Judges Members of the faculty who have read the manuscripts and judged their merit are Doctors Allison Gaw, Garland Greever, Ray K. Immel, Louis Wann, and Pearle Aikin-Smith; Profs. Pauline Alderman, Lynn Clark. Cloyde Dalzell, Alta Hall, Julia Howell, Florence Hubbard, C. Raimond Johnson, Daniel Lutz. Amy Waller McClelland, Julia Norton McCorkle, C. E. Pemberton, Florence Scott, Mabel Woodworth; Dean Arthur C. Weatherhead; Miss Ruth Price, and Mrs. Tacie Hanna Rew. Exhibit Announced In conjunction with the Apolliad program, an art exhibit sponsored by the College of Architecture and Fine Arts, which will display the work of student artists, is to be arranged in the lounge of the School of Speech across from Touchstone theater. Preceding the program Saturday night, the annual Apolliad dinner will take place in the Women’s Residence hall at 6 o’clock, to which all successful contributors, guest critics, and many successful writers and poets will be present. Reserva- Ellen Holt and Betty De Kruif will welcome Trojan men and women for the Y. W. C. A. tonight at a gala S. C. ice carnival. Pi Delta Phi Will Initiate French Consul Saturday In connection with S. C.’s open house on Saturday, Pi Delta Phi and Le Cercle Francais will feive an intercollegiate dinner Ior representatives of the French departments and French clubs of the various high schools, junior colleges, and standard colleges of Los Angeles and vicinity, Saturday night ♦ at the Women’s Residence hall. Lionel Vasse, French consul, ;_nd Candidates for Squires To Be Questioned Setting Friday afternoon at 2:30 as the date for interviewing prospective Squires, Pete Cavaney last night announced that the Trojan Knight cabinet will meet with all candidates at that time. The meeting, to be held in 206 Hoose, will find all those desiring to belong to the sophomore service group coming before the board which selects the organization’s personnel. Ivan Lebedoff To Speak Today At Story Clinic Ivan Lebedoff, famous both in America and Europe for his screen characterizations, will be guest speaker today at a luncheon given by the Story Clinic, at 12:20, in the Student Union. In his talk, “My Mction Picture Experiences,” he will tell of his varied European and American adventures in the films. Lebedoff, who was an officer in the Russian royal guard during the war, has assisted many directors with his war experiences. A popular social figure in Hollywood, he dislikes his screen roles, which portray him as a suave villian. He is free-lancing now. Founded for the purpose of developing the work of students interested in creative writing for the screen, the Story Clinic gives aspiring writers constructive criticism. Elaborate Effects Featured * **** * Drama Shop To Give Four Plays With elaborate indirect lighting, modernistic scenes, and one play done entirely in silhouette, the Drama shop's technical staff, headed by Joe Berthelet, designer, and Bob Hoyt, stage manager, has achieved novel and unusual effects in the presentation of the fcur plays being given by the shop tomorrow night in Touchstone theater. Light shining against a screen through gauze throw the entire action of “A Scotch Plight,” the first of the plays, into silhov.ette relief. In this play there are five changes of scenery. The scene for “Dees American Rules” is done entirely in black and silver. The play is laid in the Co-coanut Grove at the Ambassador hotel, and silver palm trees against a black background make a most effective setting. A large window occupying almost the entire back of the stage forms the focal point for the set of “From the East Window.” This scene is carried out all in white. By the ingenious device of double Walls the gold and white set of the last play, ‘’The Devil Wears Skirts,” is indirectly lighted. Two of the four plays will be chosen by the audience, the officers of Drama shop, and the Apolliad committee, to represent Drama shop in the Apolliad contest on Saturday night. Admission to the presentation on Friday night will be free with activity books, otherwise, there will be a charge of 25 cents. Parker Stresses Four-Fold Program Stressing his four-fold platform upon which he is basing his candidacy, Dick Parker spoke to over 300 politically-interested students at the Women’s Residence hall last night in the second meeting of the drive to place him in the office of A.S.U.S.C. president. An intensified campus beautification program, a campaign to enlarge S.C. Spartan and intramural sports to allow for additional competition. foreign student representation upon the legislative council by two elective members as created by a legislative act. and aid in orientation of entering non-organization students through registration were the four points proposed by Parker in his brief talk. Characterizing Parker as the “only candidate for the position with a three-year record of campus student activities,” Art Groman. non-organization debater, gave endorsement to Parker’s candidacy. Eileen Gannon, president of the W.S.G.A. and a member of Delta Delta Delta, emDhasized the abilities of Parker, and urged that all students aid in the movement to “make the S.C. campus Dick Parker conscious.” Marshall Laird, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and all-university frosh class president, also gave backing to Parker’s campaign with brief commendation for his candidacy. Entertainment was furnished by Walt Schuman, who sang three numbers, Miss Betty Roth, singer, and Miss Gerry Rogers, violinist. Cecil Swan, editor of Courrier Francais, will attend this dinner. Both will be initiated into Pil Delta Phi in a ceremony preceding the dinner. S.C. students who will also be initiated at this time are Marian Winkler, Mary Cavanaugh, and Lester Koritz. Impressive initiation rites will be conducted by fraternity officers intent upon demonstrating the value of the organization in giving French language students first hand acquaintanceship with natives of the country. High schol and junior college delegates will be given an aoppor-tunity to meet the consul and editor and converse in Franch. Included on the program planned for the dinner are Miss Amelie Barbezat soprano, and Mary Funk, pianist, who will offer selections by French composers. Laura Monetta, Pi Delta Phi member, will show slides taken on her trip to France last summer. Pi Delta Phi is a national French honorary fraternity. It was founded at the University of California, and chapters have been established in colleges and universities of western, southern, and middle western United States. Members are elected from students majoring or minoring in French. Given for Y.W. At Polar Rink Campus, Movie Stars Will Frolic at Celebration; Bull Fight Slated “See you at the ice carnival tonight” is the byword of the campus today as students, faculty and friends of S.C. await the opening of the benefit carnival sponsored by the campus Y.W.C.A. at the Polar Palace. 615 North Van Ness, at 8 o’clock tonight. Of special interest to women planning to attend the carnival ia the fact that those living in university residences need not take specials for the evening, since time has been extended an hour to insure ample time to return from the carnival to the campus. No Date Affair “This is strictly not a date affair," co-chairman Betty de Kruif and Ellen Holt announced last night. ‘‘Although many campus “It is absolutely essential that all money for tickets sold and unused tickets to the ice carnival tonight be turned in to me at the Y.W.C.A. house before 4:00 p.m. today,” Mrs. Janet Mc-Coy White, executive secretary and assistant director of the carnival said last night. Any student selling tickets is urgid to comply with the request, since settlement with the Polar Palace management must be made tonight. Dudley W. Fitch, Organist, Joins Music Faculty Dudley Warner Fitch, noted organist, has been appointed head of the department of organ at the School of Music, filling the position occupied for many years by the late Dean Skeele. Fitch comes to the S.C. faculty with a broad musical background, having held responsible positions in both the teaching and professional fields. For some time he was professor of organ, instructor in ear training, and head of the department of music supervisors at Drake university. Later he was supervisor of music in the public schools at Colfax, Iowa. Since 1923 he has been choirmaster and organist of St. Paul’s cathedral of this city, where his renditions of sacred music have won admiration from Los Angeles music circles. Dance Bids Put On Sale Today Bids for the all-university spring dance, sponsored by Delta Phi Delta, honorary German fraternity, are on sale for $1 at the cashier’s wirdow in the Student Union as well as in the German office, 106 Bridge. The dance will be held May 17. “Whether studying German or not, all students of the University are invited to attend. The price of bids has been set at only one dollar for the semi-formal affair in order to attract as many campus students as posible,” said Dale Perter, member of the executive committee. Greeks Lead in Scholarship At Westwood WESTWOOD, May 1.—(CIPA) Exhibiting a marked rise in grades, fraternities for the first time in U.C.L.A. history attained a scholarship rating exceeding that of general university men students for the previous semester. it was revealed today by Hur-ford E. Stone, assistant dean of men. The rating was given on the basis of records for the first semester of the 1934-35 year. Fraternity grade standings released by the dean’s office showed Zeta Beta Tau, with an average of 1.531, in first place, while Phi Beta Delta followed with 1.526. couples will be present, the majority of the spectators plan to attend in groups with women or men friends." Dr. Charles Hartley, coach of the S.C. ice hockey team, will be master of ceremonies for the program, which will last two hours. The “grudge” battle between the ice hockey teams of Kappa Alpha and Delta Chi promises to be the highlight of the program, at which Robert Young and Claudia Dell will be honored gnests. Bull Fight Young, popular M.G.M. star. wiU flre the starting gun for the interfraternity skating race. Spanish toreodors will flirt with death when they fight a huge bull as part of the entertainment, and the spectators will receive thrills when a dozen of the university’s best skaters compete in a speed race. Solo Skating An exhibition of solo skating by leading amateurs and professional* will complete the program, after which guests may use the rink for skating. Through a special ar-rangement with the managers oi the Polar Palace, shoes and skates may be rented at the special rate of 25 cents a pair. Tickets, at 40 cents for general admission and 75 cents for box seats, will be offered for sale at a table in front of the Administration building today and at tha cashier’s window in the bookstore Music School Will Give Dance Friday A dance contest will be a feature of the evening at the School of Music spring formal, to be staged at the Del Mar Beach club tomorrow night. Guests will be encouraged to tary for the prized cup “Collegiate Night” is to hold forth at the popular club, and the contest is a regular event of these occasions. Intended as an all-university of-fair, extensive plans are under way to make the dance the largest' one yet staged by the school, according to Eleanor Neft, chairman of the planning committee. Proceeds from the dance are to be devoted to the student body fund of the School of Music. Assistance in providing Philharmonic symphony tickets to university students at reduced rates is one of the uses of the fund. Bids may still be obtained for $1.50 at the office of the School of Music. Medical Group Will Hold Joint Program Southern Caliiorria chapters of Kappa Zeta. national honorary premedical fraternity, will hold a Joint dinner and initiation tonight at the Casa de Rosas inn at 6:30 o’clock. Following the dinner, initiation ceremonies will be held for four pledges of the S. C. chapter. Robert Neilson, Umbert Anz. Gilbert Nunez, and George Anderson.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 26, No. 129, May 02, 1935|
|Description||Daily Trojan, Vol. 26, No. 129, May 02, 1935.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
Editorial Offices RI-4111, Sta. 227 Night - PR-4776 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TROJAN ------ — United Pres* World Wide ; News Service Volume XXVI Los Angeles, California, Thursday, May 2, 1935 Number 129 Business Men Claim U. S. Is Highest Taxed Rising Levies Bemoaned by Speakers at Meeting Of U. S. Chamber Per Capita Charge is $79 Germans and French Pay Less Than Americans To Government WASHINGTON, May 1.—