Daily Trojan, Vol. 29, No. 4, September 22, 1937
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Editorial Offices Night - PR - 4776 RI - 4111 Sta. 227 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA IMfted Press World Wfde News Service Volume XXIX Los Angeles, California, Wednesday, September 22, 1937 Number 4 Listening Hour Begins Today Biack Boards Engineers Select Liner Bound For States Raid Threat Causes Panic BRAHMS, SIBELIUS "Death Trap" Shelters Erected; Americans Suffer Near-Insults Bulletin NANKING, Wednesday, Sept. 22.—(U.R*—An aerial bomb exploded in the grounds of the vacated U. S. Embassy today as two squadrons of Japanese bombing: planes dropped tons of explosives on the Chinese capital. Nobody was injured. NANKING, via Shanghai. Wednesday, September 22.—<U.R)—Recurrent rumors that Japan’s mighty air fleet, which threatened to destroy this capital by aerial bombardment, planned to wipe out the civil and military population with a gas attack spread panic $mong thousands of Chinese today. Pear of a gas attack increased when the Chinese military command ordered all gas masks throughout the city confiscated for military purposes. The rumors increased tension in the city, whose inhabitants have been fearfully awaiting the threatened Japanese raid for nearly two days. SHELTERS ERECTED Hundreds of coolies worked throughout the night tearing up sidewalks in the business section to construct dugouts affording at least half the city's population some semblance of shelter if the great Japanese air armada carries out its threat to blow Nanking off the map. Military experts said many of the dugouts were death traps, and pointed out that collapsing shelters killed as many Chinese as the Japanese raiders did yesterday in their second ‘preliminary raid” on the city. GAS MASKS EXHACSTED Drug stores were besieged by Chinese and foreigners, seeking to purchase makeshift £auze “masks” on which an anti-gas preparation is poured. Tlie city’s supply of the needed chemicals, which are effective against gas for only 15 minutes, is nearly exhausted. Tension in the foreign colony was ircroased by a rising resentment agf inst Americans because of the evrcuation of the United States [embasry to the gunboat Luzon, anchored in the Yangtse river. The handful of Americans regaining in the city were subjected iy.o a series of near-insuits, not only by the Chinese but by other foreign nationals. as hours pass?d following expira-I tion of the Japanese zero hour for beginning the “destruction” of the city by an aerial bombardment, the ! Chinese population was increasingly nervous and the fear-complex exhibited itself in dented criticism of the United States government and Americans generally. TO BE HEARD By Margaret Lewis (Program Notes in today's Concert are Printed on Page Two). Opportunities to hear great symphonic and operatic music will again be offered students and faculty this term through the Listening Hour, a program which will be played on the new Scott radio-phonograph in Bovard auditorium beginning at 3:30 p.m. The importance and popularity of this program caused the administration last spring to approve purchase of new equipment for its presentation. “The campus as a whole, we hope. will make this new machine its own by using it through the Listening Hour program. Attendance can j never be too large. We want every- I one to come and enjoy this expe- 1 rience of great music,” Miss Pauline j j Alderman, professor of music and j I director ol the program, said yes- i I terday. Mozart’s Overture to “Don Juan” | I will be the first selection on the j program as a typical presentaiN*. of eighteenth-century music. The court was en route home tonight D Major Violin Concerto by aboard a small liner to face the Brahms has been selected to por- storm of controversy arising from tray the compositions of the nine- j published statements that he is a teenth century. This transcription | member of the Ku Klux Klan. Band For All-U Dance Ken Baker’s orchestra will definitely play for the College of Engineering football dance Saturday night. Charles 21.—<r.p>—Associate Justice Hu^o L. Schweitzer, engineering president, released that announce-Biack of the United States Supreme ment after a committee meeting in which the names of sev- ^ty rmirt Wflc pn rail to bnmo fnnifrbt I —————————————————— ^ ^1*3.1 bS-TlOS WGfG dlSCUSSGd. MUSICIAN Ship Due in Baltimore By End of Month,-Wife Believed Aboard SOUTHAMPTON, England. Sept. Activity Card Effects $25 Saving—Eddy Henry Flynn Heads Drive To Exceed Previous Record reproduces the music of violinist Fritz Kreisler and the Berlin State Opera orchestra. / The Finnish composer. Sibelius, Prof. Pauline Alderman Franco Aide Imprisoned French Guards Rush To Pyrenees After Troncoso Threatens FRESHMEN WOMEN RECEIVE ARMBANDS TODAY U.S. Warns Japan Against Bomb Raids WASHINGTON. September 21.— , <lT.P>—The United States has blunt-I ly warned Japan that her proposed mass bombing of Nanking, capital of j the Chinese Central Government, would be a violation of international law and would jeopardize diplomatic communication between the United States and China. Sec-Iretary of State Cordell Hull reives led today. Hull disclosed that vaporous rep-I re*enta tions have been made [through Japanese Ambassador Hi-Irosi Saito here and through Amer-lican Ambassador Joseph Grew in iTokyo, sharply questioning Japan's Iauthority under international law. jor any other law. in warning American and other diplomatic representatives to evacuate Nanking before [«bc bombing takes place. From the Office Of the President The first all-university assem-Ibiy of the year will be held next [Thursday at 9:45 a.m. in Bovard auditorium. This opening assembly of the semester makes it possible for faculty and students I alike to consider certain common I objectives for the year. The following schedule will govern morning classes: 8:00-8:45 8:50-9:35 8:45-10:40, Assembly 10:45-11:30 12:35-12:20 fc. B. VON KLEINSMID President PARIS. September 21. — <U.E>— Major Julian Troncoso, Spanish rebel commander, who was arrested by French secret police in connection with the attempted “hijacking” of a Loyalist submarine was removed to a jail in Bayonne tonight when 1,000 rebel troops threatened to cross the border and exact reprisals. Squadrons of French mobile guards were rushed to the Pyrenees frontier after Troncoso had told authorities that his arrest was “A veritable declaration of war on Nationalist Spain.” TRONCOSO INVOLVED Troncoso, right-hand man of In-surgent Generalissimo * Francisco I Franco, was said by police to have been involved not only in the at-j tempted hijacking of the Loyalist j U-boat, C-2, at Brest but in theter-i rorism of “Les Cagoulards,” French secret society of hooded men. The Rebel major, military commandant of Irun. opposite Hendaye on the Franco-Spanish frontier, said | that unless he was released immediately and allowed to return to Spain, the French consul at San Sebastian, J. E. Lesmartres, would be seized as a hostage. INSURGENTS THREATEN The 1.000 insurgent troops, red-capped requetes of Franco’s monarchist divisions, were reported to have agreed to break through the barricades at the International bridge tomorrow and storm the unprece- | French commissariat at Hendaye unless their leader is released. Police revealed that a woman provided the Surete Nationale. France’s Scotland Yard, with the information that led to the major’s arrest as he Spain across bridge. PLAN TO SEIZE C-2 Troncoso. the police said, evidently went personally to Brest last week to supervise the plan to seize Black dashed aboard the liner City of Norfolk here yesterday afternoon a few minutes before the gangplank was raised. Five min-will represent the classical music | utes later the ship lifted anchor I produced in the twentieth century. | and steamed out of the harbor. I Continued on page Four SHIP DUE SEPT. 30 The City of Norfolk is due at Norfolk, Va., on Sept. 29 and at Baltimore on Sept. 30. Four days later on Oct. 4, the Supreme court convenes in Washington to begin its fall term. At that time Black, who already has taken his oath of of-‘ Freshman women wear a green armband above the elbow fice, normally would take his place on the left arm. this rule being enforced for a specified length on the bench as the successor of Of time by the Trojan Amazons,” states the Freshman Bible, Justice Willis Van Devanter. and in obedience to the law, the Amazons will present the Justice Black’s name did not ap-badges to the coeds during assembly hour this morning in pear 03 the City or Norfolk’s pas-front of Bovard auditorium. | senger list and it was not learned The traditional presentation cere-* mony will be headed by Dr. Rufus | B. von KleinSmid, president of the j university, and Jane Rudrauff. president of the women’s service organization. As the freshmen march past the Amazons. Dorothy McCune and Kay Alfs, vice-president and secretary of the group, will officially confer the armbands upon the coeds. Band To Play At Pep Rally Myer Will Lead Yells, Songs, at First Grid Assembly Friday The green and red armhand may be purchased in the Student Union before the ceremony. The price is 25 cents and each freshman is asked to have her own badge ready for the presentation. * Six weeks is the time limit which has been set for the wearing of the bands. As is customary, women who fail to wear their green insignia will be penalized by the whether he intended to disembark I at Norfolk or at Baltimore. SHUNS PRESS From the moment the Klan charges were published until he jumped out of a hired automobile land hurried aboard the liner, Black ' dodged every effort of newspaper men to obtain interviews. His secret departure was timed nicely and did not delay the ship's sailing for a moment. The cargo had just been loaded when his automobile drew up to the pier. It was ont established whether Mrs. Black was aboard, but the United Press learned several days The College of Engineering has chosen the band of Ken Baker, above, to play for the A11 - U dance Saturday evening at the Deauville club in Santa Monica. A preview of the Trojan football band under its new leader, P. C. Conn, will be presenied when students gather in Bovard auditorium during assembly period Friday ago that Black engaged passage on morning for the year’s first football rally. Bob Myer, yell king, will lead students ln yells and all school songs, so that freshmen and other Amazon court. Jane Rudrauff , new students may have an oppor- : claims that the women who break tunity of familiarizing themselves the traditional rule will undoubted- with Trojan cheers. Myer especially the City of Norfolk for himself and his wife. This was disclosed after publication of a report that he intended to said from an Irish port. Ostensibly he cancelled the earlier booking when his plans were known. council. UNUSUAL BIDS As is the custom with all engineering dances, the bids will be made up on blue-print paper. Specially invited to attend Saturday's party are Gardiner Pollich. ASUSC president; Caroline Everington, vice-president; and Virginia Holbrook, student body secretary. Captain Chuck Williams of the Trojan football team will also appear. WASHINGTON. Sept. S.-CB- ^ The administration tonight was eral bands were discussed. Baker's music comes highly j recommended. Schweitzer said. Baker has played frequently in the ! Pasadena civic auditorium, at the Rendezvous in Balboa, at La Monica ballroom in Santa Monica, and : at the Mandarin in Hermosa. Featuring a sweet-swing style of music, Baker will play a special ar- j rangement of “Fight On” and other Trojan songs during the dance. Ac- ; cording to Schweitzer, Saturday’s band copies the manner of Glen Gray, nationally known orchestra leader. SEMI-FORMAL AFFAIR The annual engineers' dance, following the flrst football game of the season, is becoming a traditional party. This year the committee in charge has pointed out specifically that the dance will be semi-formal. It will be held at the Deauville club in Santa Monica and will begin at 9 p. m. Boy Lynch, ticket chairman, announced yesterday that a heavy demand for tickets is being made. He added that no more than 260 bids will be sold. Costing $1.50 each, the bids may be purchased from i presidents of social fraternities. ! from the cashier’s office in Student Union and from the engineering | year> however, all games, including those with Ohio State and U. C. “Students who buy 1937-38 activ-cards make a saving of least $25.” So spoke Arnold Eddy, graduate manager of associated students, concerning the current drive for additional book sales. Headed by Henry Flynn, a committee composed of campus leaders plans to exceed last year’s number of 2800 purchasers by personally contacting every individual who has ! not already procured one. Frater-; nity and sorority officials have promised whole-hearted cooperation in order to obtain a 100 per cent subscription from all mem-I bers. and thus boost book-holders i by several hundrec. Sales are expected to be swelled today because members of senior dental school will take advantage of their opportunity to buy. and members of the student committee start to actively function. A large number of purchasers is especially desired by Coalson Morris. chairman of the rally committee. and Bob Myer. yell king, since, in order to make tneir plans for rooting section stunts a realization, many more student supporters than weie had last year will be necessary. Heretofore, even with activity cards, additional fees were assessed for the more prominent games. This; F.D.R. Points For Economy Triple Objectives Outlined in Move To Balance Budget L. A., can be attended without further expense. El Rodeo, digs, and plays are also free to activity book owners. S E C. Elects W. O. Douglas As Chairman ly be presented with larger and more conspicuous armbands. A ceremony will be held at the j end of the six-week period for the removal of the bands. This will also be conducted by Aamzons whose duty it is to insure the continuance of Trojan traditions among the women of the university. desires to have the attendance of Black Still Silent these new students, so that the I rooting section for the game with On Clan Membership College of the Pacific Saturday may ! be less ragged than opening-game cheering sections sometimes are. Shiva Yields Many Specimens GRAND CANYON. Arizona. September 21.—d'.Pi—Dr. Harold E. Anthony tonight reported the discovery of “lots of specimens” on the lofty surface of Shiva Temple, a towering rock fortress rising above was trying to reach |the Grand Canyon, the International With student leaders present to give pep talks, Coalson Morris, chairman of the rally committee, will preside at the assembly. Morris yesterday emphasized that, since the program will be limited to the half-hour of assembly period, it is important for everyone to be prompt, in order that the rally will not have to be cut short. Ideas for this rally, and for future rallies during the year, were presented yesterday afternoon at a meeting of the rally committee. Numerous and varied program suggestions were set forth at the meeting, promising a diversified series hyde Park, n. y., Sept. 21— (U.R)—Justice Hugo L. Black so far has made no attempt to affirm, deny, or explain hi sasserted Ku Klux Klan affiliations to President Roosevelt, a most reliable source said tonight on the eve of Mr. Roosevelt’s departure for the Pacific Northwest. pointing the second new deal toward the triple objectives of effecting budget-balancing economies, i ending priming of the business pump with federal dollars, and returning to states and cities the fi- i nancial responsibility of caring for their unemployed. President Rocsevelt partially disclosed his program at Hyde Park, j N.Y., when he ordered a halt to , PWA financing of heavy construction wcrk, and explained that step was necessitated by “the need to curtail the federal budget” and de- • fended it as “sound public policy” since the “passing of the economic emergency” had placed many communities in an improved financial WASHINGTON. Sept. 21.—«J»— The Securities and Exchange commission today unanimously elected William O. Douglas as chairman to and Schweitzer compose the committee in charge of arranging the dance. council on next December 31. It was formed to coordinate the activities The specimens presumably were mice, woodrats, chipmunks and of pep meetings this year . rabbits, trapped by Anthony and his vouthfui aide, George Andrews. in their search for rare flora and fauna on the heretofore unexplored “Sky Island.” In a note brought the C-2 and turn it over to Franco, down bv porters who have been , „ T , „r T . „ . . .. Gruys, Jack Warner, John Golay, prominent women on the campus, to the two-man ■ .v. _ ... and John Hamilton. The rally committee is composed of Morris Myer, Lawrence Nelson, Jane Rudrauff, Michael McBan, Floyd Dewhurst, John Olhasso, Tom Guernsey, Jaye Brower, Frank status.” ! SACRAMENTO. Cal.. Sept. 21— "iesterday Mr. Roose\elt issued | (^p(—j^ree Folsom prison officials an executive order abolishing the .£tabbed in a prison riot Sunday ap-once powerful national emergency peared tonigh(. fQr the firgt time t0 be winning their fights against , j death in Sacramento hospitals. of emergency bureaus which sprang | , into life with startling rapidity and j Encouraging reports came .rom ‘■Let's get ^ aequainted' denotes jn great numbers during the hectic the bedsidesof Warden Ciarence | early days of the first new deal, i The council has had little to do for ! the past 18 months. WSCA Sponsors Get Acquainted Social Today The Spanish major was smug- packing supplies gled out of Hendaye this evening. , expedition, Anthony wrote: immediately after a government “We are getting lots of specimens, warrant reached there charging him | but duplicates are piling up. When with “complicity in the attempted we feel we have a fair collection the spirit which will prevail this afternoon when the Women's Self-Government association honors all new women students at tea in the Student Union social hall at 3:30. The informal affair will give the new coeds a chance to meet many robbery of an impounded submarine.” of everything, we shall arrange to come down.” Panhei Delays Assembly Dean Mary Sinclair Crawford, DESTROYERS TRANSFERRED WASHINGTON. Sept. 21—(U.R)— The navy today announced transfer of all destroyers of the scout- prcmotion of harmonious relations between U. C. L. A. and U. S. C., the dance committee has asked Don Ferguson, president of the West-weed student body, to make a brief succeed James M. Landis who has talk Saturday night. resigned to become Dean of Har- Hal Fowler, vice-president of the | vard university’s Law school. College of Engineering; Helen Her- j Selection of the former Yale law weg. of Letters, Arts, and Sciences; professor, who was reputed to have Landis’ backing, virtually assured continuation of Landis’ policies. Douglas was chosen in the face of outspoken Wall Street opposition. The street was known to favor George C. Mathews, so-called conservative member of the commission who acted as chairman during the brief lapse since Landis’ resignation. Douglas, who is 38, is the commission’s expert in the complex field of bondholders’ protective committees which control hundreds of millions of dollars in invested capital. Douglas visited the White House just before the President left for Hyde Park and it was believed then that he would succeed to the chairmanship. He joined the commission when the secretary's first chairman. Joseph P. Kennedy, now head of the maritime commission, re-; signed. THREE FOLSOM OFFICIALS RECOVERING Larkin, Captain of the Guard James Ryan, and Guard James Kearns, who were injured in the fatal riot in which a guard and two convicts were killed and five convicts wounded. “I am on the optimistic side,” Dr. Proctor W. Day, prison physician, said. “The way the warden’s tem- dean of women, will be at the head ing force to the battle force under perature has gdne down indicates. VILANDER INVITES WRITERS TO WAMPUS MEETING of the receiving line. Caroline Everington. vice-president of the student body; Mary Moore, president of Mortar Board; and Ellen Holt, president of WSGA, will also ^ . vo receive the guests. Three sorority The special panhellenic assembly mPTTlh<Jrc frnm PQrh hnilco nn in which Dean Mary Sinclair Craw- command of Rear Admiral Walton , that he may have reached a crisis R. Sexton, effective October 1. this morning.’’ ford was to have explained rushing members from each house on cam pus have been asked by Miss Holt to attend the tea to get acquainted rules to all non-sorority and enter- ; ^ ^ ngw students WSGA cab_ ing freshman women will be held Friday. October 1, at 2 p.m. in 206 Administration, due to the sudden illness of Dr. Crawford. EL RODEO STAFF JOBS ARE OPEN TO APPLICANTS inet members will be hostesses. Announcing his intention to increase the size of his staff, Everett Vilander, Wampus editor, has scheduled a meeting for today of all students interested in contributing to the „ monthly humor magazine. The group will convene in the answer all questions concerning I In preparation for rush week, editor’s office, 430 Student Union, at 2:30 p.m. “We want to make this year's* Wampus a finer magazine, and one which will be enjoyed by all,” declared Vilander. “In order to accomplish our aims a large staff will be necessary. Not only contributors, but artists and people ‘with ideas' are welcome to join our staff.” , “A funny bone is not particularly an essential among Wampus personnel,” Vilander maintained, adding that he would especially like to see during the meeting students, majoring in English who would be interested in producing essay and feature writing material. Divulging some of his plans for future editions of the Wampus, he said that the publication will include, along with humor, articles in a serious vein. NAKAZAWA OPENS JAPANESE CLASS INTERVIEWS Students interested in filling a position on the staff of the 1938 El Rodeo are requested to apply as soon as possible to Rushing rules will be explained the E1 Rodeo 0ffice 217 student Union, Clint Ternstrom, edi- to freshman women at the assem- i, , . , . , ,___ biy which will be closed to sororitv tor-m-chief, said yesterday. ‘ y To date no positions have been filled and everyone, par- ticularly former staff members and freshman and sophomores, is urged proper conduct at sorority affairs, and the acceptance of bids. The style of dress suitable for wear to all activities during rush week, will also be explained. All new students have been invited to attend this assembly. members. All new women are urged to attend this assembly to become fam-iiair with rushing rules set up by the inter-sorority group. Ken Nakazawa, lecturer in Asiatic Studies, will interview . , students wishing to study the Greek Publicity Heads Japanese language tcday at 10 o’clcrk in 301 Administration. To Convene Today This conference will serve to arrange a permanent meeting time for elementary Japanese, based on students' available time. The course, listed in the schedule as Asiatic studies, 10a, is open to all those interested. In order to obtain publicity blanks, all fraternity publicity chairmen are requested to meet Cecile Hallingby, society editor, in the Trojan staff office at 10 o’clock ; today. It is necessary that every | fraternity be represented at this j meeting. Registrar Urges Speedy Return of Programs Uurging that permanent program cards be returned as soon as possible to his office, Theron Clark, registrar, yesterday issued an announcement concerning the final act of the registration procedure. “Every stude\ must secure the signature of the A^tructor for each course in which h^s registered on the permanent program card, and return the card to the registrar’s office within seven calendar days from date of payment,” the announcement stated. Clinton Ternstrom to fill out an application. Forms will be available in the El Rodeo office today, Ternstrom stated. Following the written application, each applicant will be personally interviewed by the editor to determine qualifications and the particular phase of the yearbook in which the applicant is interested. Interviews and applications will be accepted during assembly period and afternoons. Because make-up and pictures will be stressed more than ever before, students proficient in designing. photography. Vice-Presidency Of WSGA Open Ellen Holt, president of the Women's Self-Government association has announced that petitions may be- filed this week for the office of vice-president of the organization. The vacancy in the cabinet occurred when Dorothy Dudley failed to re-register this semester. Women eligible for office must have completed 60 units at academic work, and must have the approval of the dean of women. Petitions may be left in the WSGA office on the second floor of the Student Union during assembly hours Thursday, Friday, and Morv-day. Final deadline for application is noon on Monday, September 2T. Engineering Frosh Have Smoker Tof>ight Charles Schweitzer, president of College of Engineering, has called a smoker for all freshmen and new students in the college. The gathering will be held in Sigma Pht Delta house, 2831 Ellendale place, “All the art and preliminary work ;tonight at 7:30. was completed during the summer,” Ternstrom declared, “but the actual compilation of the annual has just begun, so it is necessary to have a complete staff of talented members who are willing to work.” The dean and faculty of engineering will attend as well as student leaders. Campus newsreel shots will be shown, and refreshments served during the evening.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 29, No. 4, September 22, 1937|
Night - PR - 4776
RI - 4111 Sta. 227
Los Angeles, California, Wednesday, September 22, 1937
Listening Hour Begins Today Biack Boards Engineers Select
Liner Bound For States
Causes Panic BRAHMS,
"Death Trap" Shelters Erected; Americans Suffer Near-Insults
NANKING, Wednesday, Sept. 22.—(U.R*—An aerial bomb exploded in the grounds of the vacated U. S. Embassy today as two squadrons of Japanese bombing: planes dropped tons of explosives on the Chinese capital. Nobody was injured.
NANKING, via Shanghai. Wednesday, September 22.—