Daily Trojan, Vol. 27, No. 101, March 18, 1936
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Editorial Offices Night - PR-4776 RI-4111, Sta. 227 * SOUTHERN DAILY CALIFORNIA TROJAN Volume XXVII Los Angeles, California, Wednesday, March 18, 1936 Number 101 amage Is High As Flood Swirls jn Pennsylvania ohnstown Is Inund; As Surging Waters Cripple State Costumes of ’90s Will Be Seen in S. C. Production Of James Hogan s Drama 3 - \ - ] Checkered shirts, class of ’36, wUl Tbe thrown away in shame when their wearers take a wide-eyed stare at the Inundated ishirts worn 111 “One Sunday Afternoon,” a drama of the bi-cycle-built-for-two era, which opens tomorrow night in Touchstone theater at 8:30 p.m. And if Trojans have any doubt*---- as to the effectiveness of the bustle. en Are Reported Dead | ^ s*ould ***** Bfrtfon and _I Mary Faulk showing what part ndustrial Plants Closed as Rivers Swollen by Heavy Rains Copyright. 1936. by United Press. JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Mar.17—<U.E> A roaring wall of water, grim re-inder of the 188S flood which iaimed 2.300 lives, inundated down-~wn Johnstown tonight. what they playjd in the gay ’90s. Touchstone theater win be a scene of gaiety, romance, old melodies and walzes. during the musical interludes of this play which is the second major presentation of the year. Miss Florence B. Hubbard, supervising director of play productions, is director of the play, i and Charles Lowe planned and directed the interlude music and dances. Walter Prill, a graduate student in the School of Speech, characterizes the two-fisted, awkward “Biff" Marine Officer o Deliver Talk At least ten deaths were reported, ter. Pa. The deaths of a mother Prill w ‘“d'tTO dStoETra iSet?„.I>™forVWmii1,^ULvh^ tom Punxsutawney. six miles ■ made a name for himself 111 ■ever north of Rossiter. Two other persons were reported dead in the Johnstown district. Businevs Is Suspended Business was suspended. Rowboats replaced normal traffic. Telephone and telegraph lines were out ~f commission. This dispatch was nt bv short wave radio to Pitts-jh. Rain was pouring. It has rained nee Monday afternoon. This, mbined with thawing snows in e mountains, turned the normal-peaceful Conemaugh river and ney creek into raging torrents. The overflow swept down on the ess district. As this dispatch written the crest was rising at rate of three feet an hour. This leant—unless the rain ceased— al of the dramatic presentations at S. C, and “Biff" Grimes will be his last characterization on campus. Amy Lind, “Biff’s” shy, but saucy little wife will be played by Mary Faulk who has nad much drama experience in pageants and on the (J. C. L. A. campus. Hugo Bamstead, the villain, but Tickets for “One Sunday Afternoon” which opens In Touchstone theater tomorrow night at 8:30 p. ra. are available at the cashier’s window in the bookstore for 40 cents. Student body coupons are only food for admission if they are exchanged for tickets at the cashier’s window. j Reception Will Be Held Today For Graduates Dean Rockwell Hunt To Be Host at Student Affair In Hall of Nations Informality To Be Keynote Campus Research Leaders Will Describe Projects Under Construction at even those atop roofs were .----—- safe. i without the long black mustache, Rescuers in rowboats evacuated *'m ** played Charles Newman ratore from the telephone ex- Jr- also a P°Pular dramatist of the ange. They plied back and forth thc swirling waters seeking hers. Earlier nundreds of work-en sought in vain to stem the with sandbags. It was like ig cotton balls at Niagara 11s. The flood conditions were gen-1 in western Pennsylvania. town near a stream fought -k flood waters. Pittsburgh Is In Danger Pittsburgh, the situation was -jomlng critical. Tlie water at the fluence of the Allegheny and nongahela rivers rose to more an 30 feet, five feet above flood ic. The water backed up onto streets in the lower triangle rict. e rain changed to snow, mak-streets slushy and slippery and wing traffic. sdian creek, near Connellsville the coke region, drove 100 fami-Xrom their homes, marooned 50 and washed out a foot idge. Baltimore and Ohio rail-officials there announced eir line east was closed, and one nger train was marooned at dm an in Bedford county. Twenty houses were swept away Brookville. in Jefferson county, hen the Red Bank creek rase to greatest height in half a cent-No lives were lost. university, The attractive but snippy Virginia Brush will be Peggy Barton, who has directed and acted in several of the S. C. plays. Others in the cast include: Zelda Stein as Mrs. Oberstatter; Rema Flateau, Mrs. Schitzenmeyer; Mariane Woody. Mrs. Schutzendorf; James Greer, a waiter; Archie McNeil, Mr. Schneider; Fred Ross and Paul Scally, rowdies; Carrie Ann Tucker, Snappy’s girl friend; Elinor Rogers, Mrs. Lind; Ernie Jarvis, Charlie Brown; Rendell Terrel, Walt Hughes; and Charles Lowe, a lamplighter. The scene settings were made by the stage craft class under the direction of Kurt B. von Weisslingen, professor in the School of Speech. Members of the stage crew managed under Max Saltzman are: Carl Johnson, assistant stage manager; Jack Kearney, master electrician; Robert Norton, carpenter; Jimmy Clayton, flyman: Charles Dunning, flyman; and Owen Hansen, grip. Men Interested in Joining Reserve Will Hear of Summer Training An assembly will be held at 10 o’clock tomoiTOw in Touchstone for those sophomore and junior men who are interested in applying for entrance to the platoon leader class, training for a commission as second lieutenant in the Marine Corps Reserve, Dean Francis Bacon announced yesterday. The purpose of this class is what might be termed “national insurance;” in past vears the country has suffered because of unpreparedness, calling inexperienced men into responsible positions. With the purpose of preventing the recur-rance of such an e^ent, an attempt is being made to impart basic military trainin:: to selected students of colleges and universities throughout the United States. Major H. N. Stent, recruiting and contact officer, will deliver a short talk to the class, anc will answer questions and give requested informal’on. Not Subject To Active Duty Members of the marine reserve corps are not subject, to active duty except when called by the President in time of war or national emergency, unless they make special written request for ac U. 3. marine corps. Applicants for the platoon leaders class are required to enlist in the marine corps reserve for four years, since there are no federal rip to Boston Is Ad Contest Award With an all-expense trip to Bos-and $250 in cash as first prize, contest for the essays on “The iomic Function of Advertising’’ being sponsored by Advertising the national newspaper of vertising. The contest ls open to any un-ergraduate student in any college university in the United States, thout restriction, and requires no ntry blank and no entry fee. The writer of the best essay will awarded his prise at the annual nvention of the Advertising Fed-tion of America, to be held in from June 28 to July 2. Sec-place winner will receive $100 cash, third place, $50, and the ten, $10 each. Essays are limited to 1500 words length, and jiust be submitted ore May 15. 1936. Complete de-of the competition may be from the contest secretary, Age. 100 East Ohio Chicago, HL An All-university assembly will bo h-M on Friday morning. March 30. for the purpose of placing in nomination candidates for student body offices. The following schedule of classes will be observed: $-8:50 $.55-9:45 §.50-10:40 Rapid Prom Bid Sale Indicates Big Attendance With the rapid sale of bids insuring a large attendance at the junior prom, final plans were under way, yesterday, in preparation for the annual affair at the Brentwood country club, Friday night Predicting that the sale of bids this year would ."each a new high within the next two days, Sid Smith, class president and chair man of the dance announced Last night that he believed approximately 250 couples would be present at the festivities. According to Smith, this number surpassed that in attendance at any other all-university dance this year including the Mardi Gras held in the Foyer of Town and Gown last October. Definite confirmation that Hal Grayson and his nationally famous dance orchestra would play at the affair was also received yesterday by junior class officials who emphasized once more that only formal dress will be permitted at the party. Bids for the dance are seiling at $2.50 and may be procured either from the appointed salesmen or by application to Sid Smith. Corsages will be permitted. Tc stimulate interest in further activities for graduates and to promote fellowship, the associated graduate students are sponsoring a student reception to be held today from 2:30 to 4:30 in the Hall of Nations. Informality will be the keynote of the affair, declared Dr. Rockwell D. Hunt, dean of the graduate school and host ac the reception. Students are expected to come directly from classes, he said, and may leave when they desire. Leaders Will Attend Leaders in research on the campus will describe the projects and work being carried out by graduate students independent of faculty supervision. A brief review of last semester’s activities, and a fore cast of the functions planned for this semester will be presented. The women’s glee club, directed by John Smallman, will sing three selections. One of the purposes of the reception is to acquaint students with faculty members and leaders. All faculty members have received in vitations and among those who will attend are Dr. Rufus B. von Klein-Smid; Dr. Frank C. Touton. vice-president of the university: Dr Emory Stephen Bogardus, dean of the sociology department; Dr. Reid Lage McClung, dean of the Col- lege of Commerce and Business Ad-tive duty training. Members are ministration; Ralph T. Flewelling, not subject to draft, since their > director of School of Philosophy; senices are already pledged to the and all members of the councU on graduate study and research. Officers Are Listed The officers of the associated graduate students, who are James appropriations for giving civilians ^avis, president; Donald Brosser, such training, and as members of vice-president;_ Dorothy Clark, seethe marine corps reserve they may request active training. Must Be lTnder 23 Applicants for the platoon class must be between 18 and 23 years old; if less than 21, approval of parents or guardian must be obtained. They must be members of the sophomore or junior classes and must be in excellent scholastic standing. Training consists of two periods of six weeks, during the early part of two summers. 'This will be from July 8 to August 19. inclusive, at the marine corps base. San Diego. Detailed information is given in the pamphlet. “Information for applicants Regarding Marine Corps Reserve Platoon Leacers Class,” which has been published by the marine corps in Washington. Missourians Argne Against S.C. Team retary: and Marshall Crawshaw treasurer, will be presented. Fel lows now working in the university will assist in entertaining the guests. Activities planned for this semester to be announced by Ray mond Hinkle, teaching fellow in sociology and general chairman of the reception, include the faculty reception in honor of associated graduate students with an eminent educator as speaker, a luncheon with Dean Knudsen of U. C. L. A graduate school as speaker, mountain party, -.nd to end the year’s activities the fourth annual banquet to be held in the Town and Gown foyer at which representatives of universities and colleges in southern California will be guests. A mimeographed calendar of coming events will be given each student attending the reception. Trojan coeds who wish to earn activity points should see Miss Sara Bohnet, graduate secretary, or Dorothy Clark, refreshment chairman, this morning. Debaters from S. C. and William Jewell college. Liberty, Mo., met in a non-decision platform contest in Porter hall here ast night to formally argue the merits of congressional repudiation o f supreme court decisions nolding legislation unconstitutional. Orating for S. C. were Marlin Lovelady and John McCreary. The Trojans argued from the affirmative outlook. William Jewell’s representatives, August Hintz and Joe Amery, were assigned the negative side of the question. The teams met in Porter hall, third formal platform contest to be held there This year—debates with San Francisco university and Utah State were first and second. Previously, important debates were staged in Bovard auditorium, local assembly point for campns audience-drawing events. Petition Date Is Extendec Because no petitions were turned in for the offices of vice-president and secretary of the College of Engineering, the deadline for peti tions has been extended to 3 p. m today. Blanks may be secured from the office of the dean of the College of Engineering, and, when filled out, should be left in the office of Tex Kahn, elections commissioner, in 224 Bridge. Educator Dr. Frank C. Touton, vice-president of S. C., will be among the leading educators who will attend the graduate reception to be held this afternoon. French Refuse To Talk Peace With Germany Flandin Demands Complete Satisfaction on Terms Of Locarno Pact Council To Sit at Geneva Minister To Strive for Reestablishment of Worldwide Law Film Star Will Attend Benefit Other Cinema Celebrities Will Be Presented at Y.W.C.A. Event Jean Muir, blonde star of “Midsummer Night's Dream.” “Stars Over Broadway,” “As the Earth Turns,” “Desirable,” and many other screen successes, will appear on the Y. W. C. A. benefit program March 25, in Bovard auditorium, it was learned yesterday. Miss Muir is at present interested in a drama workshop to aid newcomers to the movie colony. Event Is Annual The program, which is annually sponsored by the Y. W. C. A., is a presentation of outstanding representatives of the fields of stage, screen, radio, music, and the press. The theme of the evening is “All the World’s a Stage.” Other celebrities who will appear on the program are Fanchon, of Fanchon and Marco dance productions, Director W. S. Van Dyke, who has directed a long list of pictures including “Naughty Marietta,” and Francis Lederer, actor and world peace advocate. Journalists to attend Edwin Schallert, drama critic of the Los Angeles Times, William Barnes, organist, and Mrs. Barnes, pianist, will also appear. The Trojan band will play a medley of college songs. Tickets for the program are on sale at the cashiers’ window in the Student Union, at the Y. W. C. A. house, or may be obtained from the ticket committee. Co-chairmen of ths program are Betty Rae and Phyllis -Hight, Ticket chairman ls Betty Harper. Students who are helping to contact celebrities are Jack Warner, Philip Ahn. and Bert Lewis. Law School Will Hold Mock Trial With William C. Schaper, local attorney, presiding as judge, the case of the People vs. Larson will go on trial tonight at 6:30 in the S.C. School of Law practice court in 301 Law. Eric Larson is accused of having murdered his neighbor, Lief Olsen, in an argument over Olsen’s forthcoming marriage to his daughter Hilda. Larson, charged with murder in the first degree, was released on his own recognizance following the preliminary hearing of his case in the practice court last week. Ole Hansen, who lives near Larson, purports to have seen the defendant strike Olsen over the head with a spade, while the report of the autopsy surgeon indicates that death came as a result of a hemorrhage caused by a blowr with a blunt instrument. LONDON, March 17 — (UE) — French Foreign Minister Pierre Eti enne Flandin tonight said he would sit with Chancellor Adolf Hitler’s representatives at the League of Nations council table Thursday but he won’t talk peace with them. “I will refuse conversations with tjie Germans until France has obtained complete satisfaction,” Flandin said. “I am willing to sit at the council table with the Germans but I will not discuss Chancellor Hitler’s peace proposals for the present.” Flandin Will Report After Thursday’s session, when the council is scheduled to vote on Franco-Belgian demands for indict ment of Germany as a treaty breaker, Flandin will fly back to Paris to report to Premier Albert Sarraut and the cabinet. “I will decline to negotiate with Germany at least until the council has condemned Germany’s violation of the treaty of Locarno,” Flandin told French press correspondents. “I will decline to r.egotiate until Germany has agreed to permit the Hague court to decide whether the Franco-Soviet pact is compatible with the treaty of Locamo.” The foreign minister said France today successfully repulsed a new assault on her diplomatic position. “A fresh attempt was made to force France to start negotiations with Germany before obtaining satisfaction of any kind. This effort has been defeated.” France Will Fight Flandin said France will fight also until she has won reestablishment of international law. He insisted that although the Germans wanted a guarantee the Hitler peace plans would be considered. British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden, after consulting Flandin. advised the Berlin foreign office he was unable to give such guarantees. “The Germans decided to come anyhow." Flandin said. He stressed that France wants Bri-tian to abandon the role of media-tor-arbitrator and return to the role of co-signatory of the Locamo treaty. The Locamo treaty signatories met at the foreign office at 10 pjn. to consider plans for tomorrow’s council meeting. Parallel to council activities the ministers representing the Locamo powers will continue negotiations, largely on the basis of French and British memoranda. These negotiations were expected to culminate in a treaty by which the British would agree automatically to fight Germany If she attacks France. Dig Plans Will Be Made At Meeting Meeting for the purpose oi planning a dig for Monday evening, the AJ9.U.S.C. social committee will gather in the student body president’s office at 1:30 this afternoon. Complete plans for the dance to be given in the Social hail will be discussed at this time. Color decorations, theme, and a definite time will be announced after the meeting. The all-university election dance on April 3 will also be taken into consideration at the meeting and a definite program put into motion. Draxy Trengove. student hostess, stated that all members of the social committee are expected to attend the meeting. Candidates for All-U Positions To Talk Friday Formal Nominations lo Be Made Before General Student Assembly Civic Heads To Address Women Round Table Conferences Set for Discussions On Government Featuring some of the outstanding public officials in southern California, the sixth annual women’s civic conference will be held on the S. C. campus March 26. It offers meeting:; in the form of morning panels and afternoon round table discussions on vital present day governmental questions. One of the outstanding morning panels will be the discussion on the “Economic and Social Aspects of Government Task in 1936.” The featured speakers at this panel will Include: James L. Beebe, attorney; Max Lewis, director of special surveys and studies, state relief administrator; Dr. Reid L. McClung, dean of the College of Commerce; Frank Y. McLaughlin, administrator works progress administration, San Francisco; Seward Simons, executive director, council of social agencies, Pasadena: Rex Thompson, chief assistant superintendent of charities, Los Angeles county. Other panels and round table sessions will discuss “Legal Aspects of Government Task in 1936;” “1936 Tasks of Government In Meeting Its World Relationships;” “Four Dimension? of Crime;” "Paying for Government;” “Improving Government Personnel;' and “Social Security in Califomia.” This conference is held to acquaint the citizens with & more thorough knowledge of government and its functions. It Is a non-partisan organization and endorses no candidates. Tex Kahn Limits Speeches College and Class Aspirants Will Be Presented at Special Meetings Formal nominations of candidate.' in the coming A.S.U.S.C. election will be made Friday morning in a general assembly in Bovard auditorium. according to an announcement yesterday by Tex Kahn, elcr-tion commissioner. Only candidates for AS.U.S.C posts will be presented In this assembly. Those running for collegt and class offices will be presented at other times in special assemblie of their respective organizations. Definite time limits for the nomination and acceptance speeches were announced yesterday by Kahn. “We are trying to keep the assembly running on a definite schedule All students intending to take the constitutional test tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. are required to attend the preparatory lecture whieh will be riven this afternoon ai 1:30 in the legislative council room In the Student Union. Late candidates and new aspti.nte for offices are required to take the test, Tex Kahn, election commissioner, stated last night. Dance Drama Rehearsals For Orchestra To Be Held Rehearsals started for the Orchesis annual dance drama, which will be presented in Bovard auditorium April 29. The first rehearsal was held March 16, and will be continued evsry Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:30 to 5:45 in the girls’ gym until the performance. Collegians Have Big V ocabularies Having discovered that many college students know words found only in the largest dictionaries. Dr. Robert H. Seashore, psychology professor, and Lois Eckerson, master’s degree candidate, received, gratis, from Funk and Wagnalls a two-volume edition dictionary with which to complete vocabularly tests. In his previous research. Dr. Seashore found that 74.102 words totaled the average college man’s vocabulary. Results included easy, basic, derivative, and special terms. Quest ionairres being completed by Miss Eckerson, foUowing up Dr. Seashore's earUer studies, have Miss Ruth Price, faculty advisor, said that these rehearsals are open I three purposes. Individual vocabu-to anyone interested in the dance laries are to be estimated in thou- drama, who is a student at S. C. A fee of $1.50 is charged those who j have not enrolled in physical edu-I c+tinnK snd paid the fee already. sands. Totals wiU be analyzed into basic and derived words. Relative standings and persona) scores will be judged. Wampus ‘Politix’ Postponed * + *+ ***+ * * * * Editor Observes Trojan Tradition “Well, every other editor for the past four years has done it; why shouldn’t I?” It was Dick Nash, editor of that humorous magazine, the Wampus, explaining to a perturbed audience why his brain child would not be issued today, as planned, but would be available to the campus at large to-*ination assembly was a knock-down, morrow morning. “Yes, first it was Ashbaugh. He stalled an issue because of a complication in mechanical conditions. Then Koritz came along and halted an edition with a plea of advertising censorship. Last year “Old Horse” BiU Roberts followed tradition by having an issue come out later than originally intended. So why shouldn’t I follow the example set by my worthy predecessors?” Nash wouldn’t admit that he was entirely at fault for having the March “PoUtix” edition issued a day late, but created a unverified report that the withdrawal of an important candidate forced him to make some last-minute changes, hence hampering scheduled publication. “But don’t worry. This Wampus is gonna knock their ears down. If you thought that last year’s nom-J Final Amazon Bid Deadline Is Today The final opportunity will be given today for petitioners for Amazon membership to obtain and fUe their applications, emphatically announced Ida Mae Compere, president of the women’s service organization. yesterday. Petitions, which nay be obtained in the Women’s Self Government association office, will be heard from March 18-20 between 2:30 and 4:30 p. m., she said. EligibiUty for membership requires that the women students be a second semester sophomore, junior, or first semester senior. Other requirements of eUgibility are based on the W. S. G. A. point system which was recently revised by a special committee composed of Margaret Snyder. Ida Mae Compere, and Mary Jane Sturgeon. W. G. A. secretary. drag-out affair, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.” And with that the editor retired to his office to arrange appointments with candidates expected to be angered at what Nash has written of their chances of election. Nash would not further divulge material included in his “PoUtix” “edition than that which has already been pubUshed. A section of several pages, one of which is given over to each major candidate, along with appropriate candid comment, is the feature portion of the issue. Advice to candidates on how to approach each fraternity to gain the maximum of votes is included, with regular athletic and night life articles taking their usual position A briUiant red cover marks this issue from every other this year, whUe the size ls the largest in several years—36 pages. And all for 15 cents. S.C. Men To See Stock Exchange As guests of M. L. Phelan, as sistant secretary of the Los Angeles stoc’c exchange, members of Alpha Kappa Psi, national professional commerce fraternity, and the American Management associations will visit the exchange this afternoon. FoUowing the Alpha Kappa Psi weekly luncheon meeting at the Cottage tea room at 12:30 p. m. today. members of these organiz ations wiU meet and travel to the exchange together. “Faculty and members of Alpha Kappa Psi and the American Man ageraent association are urged to make this trip to the exchange, as it is an unusual opportunity with Phelan explaining the various points of interest," Ed Yale, presi- Mothers To Be Club Guests in Residence Hall Interfratemity mothers wUl be guests of the Cosmopolitan club today when it meets for luncheon in Elisabeth von KleinSmid hall to hear world traveller Joseph Choate relate “My FUght Over Fujiama.” Cosmopolitan club leaders reported last night that foreign students had “responded heartily” to invitations asking them to attend the lecture. Students of foreign affairs and faculty members have shown definite interest in the program, it was said. Tickets to the Choate lecture are 35 cents, and club officials advised students to buy them at Dr. Frances M. Bacon’s office In 277 Student Union. Warned Cosmopolitans’ presi-dent, Ed Hesser. “It is important that regular members of the club be present today as part of the business meeting will be devoted to with no waste of time and no extremely long addresses," Kahn said. Nominators of candidates for A S.US.C. president wUl be alloted five minutes to talk, with the nominees allowed three minutes In whieh to present their acceptance speeeh Four men are running for AS.U. S.C. president—Foy Draper. Norm Johnson, Jim Krueger, and Jo? Preininger. Four minutes is the time set for nominators of the vice-presidential candidates. Unless a dark horse emerges, there wiU be but one person seeking the job of social hostess. Lucy Ann MacLean is the lone candidate and will be allowed two minutes for her acceptance talk. Nominators for the office of student body secretary and yell leaders wiU be permitted to spend four minutes telling of the qualiifcations of their candidates, while the nominees will be restricted to two minutes in signifying their official acceptance. Grace Libby and Ruth Sinclair are running for the secretarial position. Phil Daniels and Mike Prl-seler will try for the job of yell king, with Bob Myer running for the position of assistant. Le Cercle Francais Will Hear Director Jacques Lory, technical director for French versions of motion pictures. member of the foreign pre^s association of Hollywood, and special representative of the Pariu-Soir. one of the largest newspapers ln Paris, will be the guest, speaker at the luncheon meeting of Lp Cercle Francais scheduled :or 12:15 tomorrow in Elisabeth von Klein -Smid hall. “This wUl be the kst time Kismet Sirri will preside as presiden of the club before she leaves to: Turkey in April.” Ruth Frankel pubUcity chairman, announced yes- terday, “so we are anxious to have formulation of plans for our con- a iarge attendance tomorrow. Mis> ventlon.’ The convention referred to is the assembly of southern California high school and college Cosmopolitan clubs scheduled for S. C.'s campus March 27 and 28. Scholarship Committee To Receive Applications The scholarship committee of the women’s university club is ready to receive applications for its scholarship loan fund. The committee requests ‘hat applications be in by April 16. The amount of an Individual loan is not to exceed $300 a year or more than $600 during the entire course. Preference will be given students of junior and senio-s tan ding who are residents of Los Angeles county. The committee wUl bas* the awards on character, scholarship, health, and need, it was said. Sim has made an excellent president. and members of the club will feel her loss greatly,” Miss FrankeJ commented. Victor Langford, vice-president, will assume the position left vacant by Miss Sim's departure. A feature of Thursday’s meeting will be the election of a vice-president to succeed Langford. ’‘Bum Blockade” Is Blegal SAN FRANCISCO. March 17— —California’s attorney general U. S. Webb informally ruled today that the Los Angeles “bum block ade” thrown around the Botanists Will Make Field Trip The local flora class of tho botany department will make a field trip to Santa Susanna pass, leading from the San Fernando valley to the Santa Clara valley, Saturday, March 21, to study various plants that are now in flower. “This wUl be the flrst field trip of the group this semester and will afford an opportunity to apply outdoors some ot the information gained In the university herbarium studies,” said Dr. Howard de Forest, professor erf bontany, yesterday afternoon. The group wUl start at 8:30 a. m from the university herbarium. 288 la state’s j Science, with Dr. de Fore*t dent of Alpha Kappa Psi, said yes- I border was Illegal—but nobody • charge and will return ia time far ter day. | plans to do anything about IK 1 lunch.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 27, No. 101, March 18, 1936|
Editorial Offices Night - PR-4776 RI-4111, Sta. 227
Los Angeles, California, Wednesday, March 18, 1936
amage Is High As Flood Swirls jn Pennsylvania
ohnstown Is Inund;
As Surging Waters Cripple State
Costumes of ’90s Will Be Seen in S. C. Production Of James Hogan s Drama
3 - \ - ]
Checkered shirts, class of ’36, wUl Tbe thrown away in shame when their wearers take a wide-eyed stare at the Inundated ishirts worn 111 “One Sunday Afternoon,” a drama of the bi-cycle-built-for-two era, which opens tomorrow night in Touchstone theater at 8:30 p.m.
And if Trojans have any doubt*----
as to the effectiveness of the bustle.
en Are Reported Dead | ^ s*ould ***** Bfrtfon and _I Mary Faulk showing what part
ndustrial Plants Closed as Rivers Swollen by Heavy Rains
Copyright. 1936. by United Press. JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Mar.17—