Daily Trojan, Vol. 30, No. 105, March 24, 1939
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United Press Assn. Direct Wire Service NAS Z-42 SOUTHERN DAILY? CALIFORNIA ROJAN Editorial Office* Rl-4111 Sta. 227 Night--PR. 4776 VOLUME XXX LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1939 NUMBER 104 uniors Give Milne *nnounces ,om Tonight rton Adds ng Contest 0 Program Bt Lm Clark *r "Deep Purple" or “Night mv” mav be created tonight dmctrc at the Junior prom Biltmore Blue room comic name the latest song of ,, audent-composer, Ouy Hal- j flnnln? eouple, as chosen ilhrty. Bill Zima, and Jimmy till receive 60 dollars of clothing, consisting of (Mi's formal dress and a man’s .wt. The clothes, a gift of nof California, located on Wll-boulevard. are on display in •fcdent Onion. JIKS PRESENTED , winners of the contest wtll nted to the audience when tact is being broadcast over ial hook-up of the NBC network by Rowena Cook and toe Barnes, semi-final wln-of the nation-wide “Open to Hollywood" contest spon-. br RKO pictures. . song, composed by Halferty timed by some couple at the tonight, wul be included in dpt of the varsity show. Hosf Flood requested last night ill members of the junior meet at 10 a.m. today in mill hall of the Student torn in all unsold ind bid money. sough the tune wlll not be i over the air, due to lack of • icript for the orchestra, two tunes written by Halferty, ind Talcott wlll be played songs are “Bolt from the ''ind "Clock on the Wall.” NAMED wntest will start at 9:30 p.m. Halferty will play the song ‘ piano. After the song has Piayed, students will be glv- * minutes to think of an spate title,. Contest blanks and *111 be presented to the ts it the door. No entries contest will be allowed after teat begins, and only one P<r couple will be considered, s to be given away at the •ill prove quite a surprise to according to Bill Flood, of the dance. Flood has tly refused to reveal the T of these gifts, merely reiter-Jfct they are replicas of on the campus which ' representative of Trojan 3te Board onors Hall ^tuition of service and con-t"* research in the medical G Hall, sc. professor r**cy, today was appointed r of the California state ■“Pharmacy. The appoint-made by Culbert L. Ol-ftB°r of California. Mor Hall, an active member £C»Ii(0rnla Pharmaceutlca, iDr..Southern California assoclatlon, and the C!LPharmaclsU atsocia- ectenn'e reta11 Phar>nacy * the leaching profes- i has been a member >Uyf « the s c. College •or the past ll years. r Maternities Neophytes made yesl€r-i DiMo frateruites 3 for the Spring ^ h“ tttlcen «ve Charles Brown, Lee 1 in/w Meyers, Bill L^nf“elvln Durs‘a« campbell ***u 8l*n>“ « ™ jNeV(s Rlch»r«l DeWeese, G*°rge Jackson, ***it»n w‘Htam Kirk, . JRlchard Warren, Sand I. i/ Pledges are im » y' Robert Frank-^ and Jack Free-are k Hui-ton, Norn-““Brt Steveoaoa, Dick Barton 'Dover Road' Actors Capture Charm, Humor Oi British Play By Aileen Dallwig A comedy by A. A. Milne ls always a treat and, when well pro-| duced, the fun Is at least doubled. Last night’s performance of “The Dover Road,” which opened a three-day run ln Touchstone Theatre, was a corking good show. Despite a marked tendency to lag, particularly during the first half of the evening, the performers took hold and managed to bring the play to a smashingly funny climax. CAST IS CAPABLE For a college play, “The Dover Road1’ has an exceptionally capable cast. As Mr. Latimer, Henry Cross i* a natural. Tongue in cheek, he strolls his quiet way through the show, offering excellent contrast to the other more emotional characters. Although hls timing is excellent, Mr. Cross would do well to Uven the tempo of his speech. Bess Taffel endows the part of Anne with real charm, sincerity, and ease. The smoothness of her performance combined with a clear and beautiful diction giveo her an outstanding stage presence. As played by Fred Niemoeller, the character of Leonard might have stepped from a page of a story by Wodehouse. Mr. Niemoeller ls enormously funny. A tendency to slow response on cues is more than offset by the quality of his response when lt does come. HEIMANN PRAISED Eustasia, the addle-brained female, ls given ridiculous life by Margaret Heimann. The scene in which she reads Gibbons’ “'Roman Empire” to Leonard, who cannot stay awake, ls a highlight of the show. As Nicholas. Henry Kehler contributes a touch of welcome sanity to the play. His ie a delightful portrayal of the inoffensive, comfortable, pipe-smoking young Englishman. Domenic, ex-pugilist butler, is Soviets Hall Acts To Raise Support Greek Scholarship Russian Agreement To Join Anti-Nazis Overshadows Coup Journalists Invade Troy Tomorrow Four Hundred Editors Will Tour Campus, Hear Prominent Newsmen More than 400 high school and Junior college editors and Journalism advisers will gather on the S. C. campus tomorrow for the 17th annual Newspaper day. A three part program for the group has been planned consisting of a morning session in which registration, an assembly in Bovard auditorium and a tour of the campus are included; a luncheon meeting in the foyer of Town and Oown; and a number of conferences ln the afternoon. j . _ , ... .. . I amusingly stilted as played by Har- Four speakers will address the FHriv whl1p rintl. Brflv June group. Christy Fox, society editor j of the Los Angeles Times will [ speak on “Adventures in Society by Reporting;” Robert Berkhov, United Press correspondent, will speak on “A United Press Correspondent ln China;” J. Boyd Stephens, managing editor of the San Diego Sun, has chosen "The Re- f _ porter of Today and Tomorrow” for £|Vll jOTVICO UUl y his topic; and Paul Hulderman, .. _ , correspondent for the Berlin Tage- £ ^ 115 D O 3 fl OlSOn blatt, will speak on "Behind the Lines in the Far East” JQ Washington Three awards will be given to high school and Junior college pa- : Dean Emery E. Olson of the Unl-pers during the luncheon The versity of Southern California Crombie Allen trophy for the high School of Government and presi-school paper that shows the great- dent of the Los Angeles civil ser-est improvement for 1938 over 1937 I vice commission, will leave today will be presented by former gov- to attend a meeting of the execu-ernor Frank F. Merriam. tive council of the ClvU Service Two Trojan awards, one for the Assembly of United States and Can-Junior college paper that has shown ada, at Washington, D. C. the greatest improvement for 1938 Before returning to the campus, over 1937 and another for the high ! Dean Olson will contact govern-school paper that has shown the I ment officials in New York and Chi-greatest uniformity of excellence cago preparatory to the S.C. Insti-from 1936 to 1938, will also be pre- tute of Government to be held next ( sented. J June. ry Eddy, while Dona Bray, June Hepp, Grover Stewart, and Michael K06turick as other members of the domestic staff, are so well trained in pantomime that they contribute not a little to the comedy of the show. Cecil* Hallingby Twenty-Four Elected To Amazons Hallingby To Announce Pledges of Group Today at Assembly Twenty-four new Amazons will be escorted to the stage of Bovard auditorium at 10 o'clock this morning, when Cecile Hallingby, president of the group, announces the neophytes at the annual Amazon announcement assembly. Members will be stationed at the aisles, and as each woman's name ls read she will be assisted to the stage. PLEDGING TO BE MONDAY The pledging ceremonies of the women's honorary service organization will take place Monday, at which time the new members will be given the pledge badge of black and white ribbons, which they will wear until Initiation ln May. The Amazons were founded in 1921, as a service organization comparable to the Trojan Knights. Membership ln the honorary ls limited at present to 40. The insignia consists of a 14-pointed shield, a Trojan head, and two battle axes. Included in the services performed by the Amazons are assisted at registration, helping new students orient themselves at this university, ushering at football games and assemblies, and serving on election committees. The organization Is also in charge of the women’s traditional arm-banding ceremony for freshman women. DEAN SMITH COMMENTS Dean pearle Aikin-Smith congratulates the newly-elected Amazons, adding that “Choosing the list of Amazons ls perhaps the most significant event in the spring semester, because the women selected are the ones who wlll be called upon to serve and represent their university ln its most important activities, and they carry on the traditions of SC.” Cecile Hallingby, president of the Amazons comments on the election, “We fee! that the women whom we have elected have merited their membership, because of their outstanding service to the unlver-'ty, and we hope that the sophomores who petitioned and were not elected will continue their activities and feel free to petition again next term.” Educator Of Chinese Honored LONDON, March 23—(I'P)—Soviet | Russia today formally agreed to a j four-power “stop Hitler" declara- j tlon as Chancellor Adolf Hitler tightened his Nazi grip on the heart of Central Europe and. by means of treaties with Rumania and tiny Slovakia, acquired a vast reservoir of war strength. 80 swift and omlnus were the developments in Central Europe that they overshadowed Hitler's triumphal entry into Memel where he dropped a hint that he had finished wiping out the world war "injustices of Germany.” WRITTEN PLEDGES EXPECTED Russia's formal support of the “stop Hitler” declaration, which may lead to Inclusion of the Soviet army in Anglo-French military I consultations, came during consul- I tat tons between the British and J called back to that country and French looking toward written Dr. von KleinSmid Will Confer Degree On Noted Lecturer Dr. John Calvin Ferguson will receive the degree of doctor of of laws by Dr. Rufus B. von KleinSmid today at 12:30 p.m. ln the president's suite in the Administration building. The degree was voted in 1936. but because of the emergency war conditions In China, Dr. Ferguson was pledges against a Nazi attack ln western Europe. Britain and France were said to have exchanged secret assurances of mutual support in event of a German attack on the Netherlands, Belgium, or Switzerland. POLISH AID CONTEMPLATED At the same time French diplomats Indicated that a promise of military aid to Poland by Britain and France was being contemplated in event Polish soil ls violated by Germany or the Poles are compelled to carry out their military commitments to Rumania.' Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain told the House of Commons today that Britain ls “resolved by all means” to oppose further destruction of European states under threat of armed force but explained that he still was unable to advise parliament of efforts to form a four-power “stop Hitler" bloc among Britain, France, Russia, and Poland. Civic Croup Will Be Jury At Conclave could not come to Los Angeles. GUESTS TO ATTEND Guests who will attend the luncheon - presentation Include Dr Ralph Tyler Fleweiling, Dr. and Mrs. Wilbur Wilson, General and Mrs. John Colt Beaumont. Dr. and Mrs. Dillon Bronson, Bishop and Mrs. Gross, Henry W. Bruce, and Dr. von KleinSmid. Dr. Ferguson has been active ln Chinese educational and governmental circles. He has been president of Nanking university and Nanyang college, secretary of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, chief secretary of the Imperial Chinese railway, and foreign adviser to viceroys of Nanking and Wuchang. DONATES ART WORK He has taken the lead ln Red Cross work ln China for many years as well as serving In many organizations and on many committees in China. He ls the donor of a valuable art collection to the University of Nanking. Dr. Ferguson was once editor of the China Journal of Science and Art, and is the author of many books on Chinese art and history. The Political Scene Morton To Stage Pre-Vote Rally At ADPi Sorority With music for the dancing to I be furnished by Maurice, band maestro from the Biltmore Rendezvous room, Barbara Morton's sponsors ln her race for ASSC vice-president will stage a campaign meeting this afternoon on the tennis courts of the Alpha Delta Pi j house from 3 to 5 o'clock. Jim Hastings, manager for Mias Morton, said yesterday that Dale Sears, varsity basketball star, was • lining up entertainers from radio, bul that no names could be released last night. Speakers scheduled to appear Schedule Today 3 to 5 p.m.—Meeting for Barbara Morton, candidate for vice-prenident, managed by Jim Hastings, at the Alpha Delta Pi house Monday 3 to 5 p.m.—Meeting for Esther Morrison, candidate for secretary, managed by Bill Flood, at the Pi Kappa Alpha house. 7 to 9 p m.—Meeting for Helen Herweg, candidate for secretary, managed by Dick Keefe, at the Alpha Delta Pi house. Conzelman Opens Campaign Season Backers of Virginia Conzelman officially opened the 1939 campaign a •»»«.. _________ ,r>____ meeting season last night at the the*program are Don McNeil, var- Kappa Slgma house, where they sity football captain; BIU Walk, and staged a rally for the vlce-presl-8ears j dentlal candidate. In the event of rain, the meet- Mort Brigadier, Wampus humor ^ ________ lng will be moved Indoors, Hastings editor; Bill Marshall, president ol pa Alpha fraternity hou*e aaid, but “Rain or shine.” he add- Sigma Sigma ed, "there'll be plenty of cigars, cigarettes, and refreshments.” ASSC Office Aspirants Plan Monday Meetings There'll be a surprise for those who attend the meeting for Helen Herweg, candidate for ASSC secretary, Monday evening from 7 to 9 o'clock on the Alpha Delta PI sorority house tennis courts, according to Dick Keefe, Mlss Herweg'* manager. Keefe wouldn't say Just what ht had planned when he announced the meeting yesterday, but lie did assure everyone plenty of cigars, cigarettes, candy, and refreshment*. AU that goes with a traditional campaign meeting-— dancing, refreshments. cigars, and cigarettes— wUl be used to help supporters of Esther Morrison for ASSC secretary celebrate Monday afternoon from 3 to S o'clock at the Pi Kap- Bovard auditorium will become a court next Wednesday, when Judge W, Turney Fox, of the Los Angeles Juvenile court, wields his gavel at the ninth annual Southern California Women’s Civic conference. The morning trial, “Democracy vs. Dictatorship,” will be followed by a luncheon ln the Foyer of the Town and Gown, public hearings on government problems at 1:40 p.m., and a general assembly including summaries of the afternoon hearings at 3 pjn. ATTORNEYS ANNOUNCED Attorneys for the trial are S. V. O. Prichard, deputy county counsel, Los Angeles; Dr. Alan Nichols, professor of speech, S.C.; William B. McKeesou, deputy county counsel, Los Angeles; and Dr. Stanley How-eU. professor of law. Dr. Vlerling Kersey, superintendent of Lo* Angeles schools; Guy W. Wadsworth, civil service commissioner; Mrs. James K. Lytle, presi- VuBridife dent of the California Congress of PTA, and James Mussattl, of the California state chamber of commerce are among the participants. WOMEN’S CLUBS REPRESENTED Several hundred women's clubs wlll be represented, drawing women from many communities of the southland. Among the 46 participant* ln the direction of the conclave, 13 are college and university professors New York Trip Will Be Awarded To Essay Winner How would you like to win a trip to the New York World's fair and a week at tiie Beekman Tower hotel? Such will be the flrst prize ln a contest sponsored by the Fratern-itly Women's committee for the World's fair, in which they will choose the best essay written on the flrst article of the BIU of Rights. Question* submitted by such prominent Americans as Gen. John J. Pershing, Hans V. Kaltenborn, Dorothy Thompson, Mrs. Vincent Astor, and Mayor Florello La Ouar-dla of New York, will be the bails of the contest, and may be found listed on the Bulletin board outside Added Work Is Designated As Solution Fred Hall, successful exponent of the 1.5 amendment to the ASSC constitution, startled participants ln the Interfratemity scholarship round table out of their doldrums last night by suggesting that the way to solve the scholarship problem I* to request the faculty to double the course work required In the larger colleges at the university. Holding that too much attention has been given to specific fraternity scholarship problems, and too little to raising general university standards. Hall demanded that something be done to overcome current "antl-lntellectual" student attitudes and to remove the campus from Its present "Intellectual fog." DISCUSSIONS LISTED Discussion at the round table revolved about Hall’s proposal, consideration of fraternity scholarship plans that have been tried ln the past, cooperation of fratemity men with faculty members to obtain improvement In scholarship. • plan to have outstanding professional men conduct "buU sessions” In the fraternities, and meetings required of all fraternity freshmen to Impress upon them the value of study. Doug Bothwell, Sigma Alpha Ep-sllon; Ernie Schulz, Slgma Chl; and Hall, Phl Kappa Tau, made brief Introductory talks to start the discussion, and Blll Alnley, Slgma Chl, presided. HALL SUPPORTED Bob Sedgwick, Phl Kappa Pai, opean non-aggressor nations to < supported Hall In his plea for a Fred Hal U.S. May Bid For Lead In Naval Race Defense Measures Taken As Administration Acts To Aid Non-Aggressors WASHINGTON, March 23—tt'.R)— The administration broadened its national defense objective* today with a view toward aiding the Eur- malntaln their sea power ln event of war and intimated that the United States soon may bid for world naval supremacy by constructing an undisclosed number of 49,000-ton battleships. Admiral* William D. Leahy, chief of naval operations, disclosed the double move In a letter urgli g congress to authorize government aid to private Interests ln buUding student appeal to the faculty as an aid to fratemity scholtrshlp, adding also a plea for Oreek letter organizations to seek the assistance of successful professional men ln Instilling a study conscientiousness ln their members. There was general agreement on the point that such house aids to study as scholarship awards, study tables, and tutoring are valuable when administered by the right graving dock ln New York harbor i lfaderil but thlt are things big enough to handle not only the largest American naval vessels but those of foreign powers as well. Leahy's letter reached House Speaker William B. Bankhead, D., Ala., as acting secretary of state Welles Indicated that the United Slates does not recognize legality which are valueless without this leadership. Bob McVann, Phl Slgma Kappa, proposed that the way to Improve fraternities Intellectually la not to strive always for grades, but to seek for a broadening of knowledge through stimulating what he term- of Germany's absorption of Memel ed “Intellectual bull sessions.” He because of the threat of force employed by the Nazi government. Leahy called attention to the complete absence «f graving dock facilities In New York to take care of auch commercial super-llners as th* Queen Mary, the Ile De France, the Bremen and the Conte Dl Sa-vola, He then envisioned the destruction by bombs of European docks during wartime, writing; In case of a European war It ls highly probable that the dockyards (In Europe) will be heavUy bombed, and it would be desirable to have ln New York harbor a dock which can take not only the largest merchantmen but battleship." felt that students tend too much to concentrate on a small fleld, and that such bull sessions Would broaden the Intellectual background. I.R. Croup Will Convene Former S.C. Secretary Tells of September Crisis Foreign students on campus are Invited to attend a group discussion on Russia which will be conducted under the auspices of the International Relations club at 4 pm. Sun-the largest foreign [ (iay. Th* meeting, at which refreshments are to be served, will convene at the home of Glen Shivel, president of the club, at 1924 West 40th street. Elmer Hyde, social chairman, emphasized that th* meeting wUl not be confined to members and that all Interested student* are invited to attend. According to Hyde, faculty members are “I wa.s right there in Germany ln the midst of the September Czechoslovakian crisis and didn't even know lt was j several s.c ~i.c.c .,.u taking place!" Mrs Helen Phillips, former secretary to Dr. expected to U present to take The remaining are experts ln the Francis Bacon, who has Just returned from Europe, told p*^|emberi*l, t-ards for tho** ta- fleld of organized government. | friends Oil campus yesterday. |---— i lereBtf(1 ln Jolnlng International Presiding officer of the day wUl Mrl( phUlips. went to Europe | no cheering or flower-throwing. Relations club, wlll b* available at Sigma Delta Chi Senior Croup To Meet Monday Thi* is the second campaign meet-ot Ui* yea*. and Jack Banta, Trojan fuliback, were the other I Wayne Richards and hi* nine-speakers uitroduced by Harry piece orchestra wiU furnish the mu-Smith manager of Mias Cornel- ! sic for the evening. Bill Flood, Miss 1 Marriaans manager, aaid yesterday. be Mrs. Arthur J. White. eight months ago with her daugh- ter, Nancy, a former student at S C., who was going to study music ln Italy. They had been traveling on a freighter for a month and, hence, had been out of contact with European affairs prior to their arrival In Germany, Mrs PhiUips pointed out. In discussing Senior members of Sigma Delta the European crisis. Chi will meet Monday at 2 30 pm. “When we arrived ln Munich, we ln the Dally Trojan editor's office, ! saw that the city was filled with 415 Student Union, to complete the soldiers and that other armed final trrangement* for the graduate troops wi»e passing through. We brochure. thought some kind of military re- The layout wtll be shown and view wa* taking place,” Mrs Plill-flnal arrangements for the graduate lips said. She added Uiat the two ual blocks wlll be made. Cullen had been In Bad Godesburg when Gulko, chairman, requests that the Hitler and Chamberlain first met following people be present at this in conference. meeting: Charles Aydelotte, Ken In (peaking of Uie German army Adam, Ben Cook, Ray Filzgerrell, on the march, Mr*. Phillips said Bob Garrett, Earl Hoose, and Ev- j that the spectators watching the sreM VUattd**. 1 march appeared sad and there was We were not frightened by the sight of the inarching troops, but when the American consul told us we had to leave, we decided to go to the Austrian Tyrol, where Uiere was no thought of war," she observed. “The people there were so quiet we couldn’t believe there was danger of war.** Mrs. PhUUps recounted thst the people of the Austrian Tyrol were reluctant to speak of th* situation, but had a deep belief in Prime Minister Chamberlain. “ 'Chamber-lain won't let us have war,’ was their reply to questions,” she added. Mrs. PhUUps was secretary for 10 years ln Dr. Francis M. Bacon's office. Her dsughter, whUe at 8.C. was a member of Alpha ths meeting. Spanish Fiesta To Be Theme For La Tertulia "Customs and Types of Bj>arld» Fiestas" will be the tople ot Prof. A. H. Heras of the Spanish department in his after-luncheon talk before La Tertulia Monday a» 12:15 p.m. ln Elisabeth von Kleta-Smid haU. At thi* meeting plana wIM be made for a fiesta which La Tertulia will sponsor in the near future, announced President Fidel Vicente. Due to the absence of Dolores Delta Pi and of Phl Beta, music Boch, formci president, Vicente will sorority. She now has a contract j Hold th* office th* remainder af to sing lu opera ln Germany. 1 tha semester.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 30, No. 105, March 24, 1939|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
United Press Assn.
Direct Wire Service NAS Z-42
Rl-4111 Sta. 227 Night--PR. 4776
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1939
uniors Give Milne *nnounces
rton Adds ng Contest 0 Program
Bt Lm Clark
*r "Deep Purple" or “Night mv” mav be created tonight dmctrc at the Junior prom Biltmore Blue room comic name the latest song of ,, audent-composer, Ouy Hal-
j flnnln? eouple, as chosen ilhrty. Bill Zima, and Jimmy till receive 60 dollars of clothing, consisting of (Mi's formal dress and a man’s .wt. The clothes, a gift of nof California, located on Wll-boulevard. are on display in •fcdent Onion.
JIKS PRESENTED , winners of the contest wtll nted to the audience when tact is being broadcast over ial hook-up of the NBC network by Rowena Cook and toe Barnes, semi-final wln-of the nation-wide “Open to Hollywood" contest spon-. br RKO pictures.
. song, composed by Halferty timed by some couple at the tonight, wul be included in dpt of the varsity show.
Flood requested last night ill members of the junior meet at 10 a.m. today in mill hall of the Student torn in all unsold ind bid money.
sough the tune wlll not be i over the air, due to lack of
• icript for the orchestra, two tunes written by Halferty, ind Talcott wlll be played songs are “Bolt from the
''ind "Clock on the Wall.” NAMED
wntest will start at 9:30 p.m. Halferty will play the song ‘ piano. After the song has Piayed, students will be glv-
* minutes to think of an spate title,. Contest blanks and
*111 be presented to the ts it the door. No entries contest will be allowed after teat begins, and only one P