Daily Trojan, Vol. 30, No. 45, November 21, 1938
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United Press Assn. Direct Wire Service HAS Z-42 SOUTHERN DAILY CALIFORNIA TROJAN Editorial Offices Rl-4111 Sta. 227 Night.-PR. 4776 OLUME XXX LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1938 NUMBER 44 icifists lay .D.R. oups Say Roosevelt's •American Policy on 'Hysteria' 'ashington. NOV. 20 <U.P) — m»)or Pacifist groups today iced President Roosevelt's new -American defense policy as an invitation to a world arma-t race and founded only on li*.” .. denunciation came as the addition indicated it may ask forthcoming pan-American con-jCf ,t Lima. Peru, to ratify ar.d to implement the program cooperative defense measures, while the president was putting impetus behind his drive for NS CONTRADICT ,ie organizations, headed by the lonal Council for the Prevention the Women's International kue for Peace and Freedom, and I Keep America out of War combe, declared the defense plans feontrary to existing pan-Amer-b agreements. he groups charged that Mr. Lvelt was stAglng a defense ms which is creating the same l of hysterical fear as was caus-by the recent "Martion Invasion” k program. steria replaces reason pnteria." they said, ''is taking place of reason ln thinking and Iking of international affairs, doufiagc of imperialism behind Herical cries of ‘threats’ to de-(ncy and 'common defense' may | the people of the United States, I till not fool Latln-Americans.” Hilitsnt Secretary of State A. A-le, Jr., ln a radio speech today, I that on the subject of defense 1 of the western nations appear K united. There is no difference opinion from Canada to Cape m." rUBUOS WANT PEACE lerle, who discussed the outlook thi Lima conference to which a delegate, said the American illct were determined to main-peaee ln the Western hemls- jThli peace it not the peace of he declared. “It Is the ^ee o( cooperation. We are pre-1 to defend this position, and pefetul lt on any Une which muy 1 necessary" stening Hour ime Changed Ne Grofe's ‘Grand Cannon le" will be featured on the Lisin* Hour program to be held #now from 12 30 to 1:20 p.m. ame of the Thanksgiving holl-; the program has been moved »Wednesday to Tuesday in Bo-I auditorium. regular schedule will be reled after the holidays,” states ' Engle. 8chool of Music llbra-l "ITie program will Include on-one number, so that students • not be detained from their 1:30 |W." Leads Tour •wman Club Sponsor: ncheon Today ke Newman dub will sponsor a for Catholic students and ‘ends today at 12:15 p.m. In “tudent Union. Paul Johans-Preaideiii ’’»-<I that reserva-* uld be made in the Reii-“ inference office by 10 a.m. ^nipus frganizations TODAY . Wit" Science _ 3:30 pm. P foom, Student Union lounge. *«men Women's club — 12 15 ( Student Union lounge. 1Sr„ — 3 30 p m- 2801 ** »venue. tea. Trunin* DW«t committee — (um udent Union lounge. to 32n nUb"~ 12 15 p m • lunch- | *“ Student Union. — 12:15 p.m., Elisabeth von Klein- ft£r-a:,# pm't>eaaw Student Union, office 2 30 P m • Wam- 1^0 Studfnt Union. M*rnTa 116 pjn., at I y 830 w , E|J4,Uoi‘ fraternity M m rh ■ 28111 slrett I" rh?** (u,“mltU-r _ I . fraternity house. ,uu'1 P ®*eao of WtdMfcdiiy. Mary Chun Lea Y Members Will Visit Chinatown YMCA - YWCA Benefil Aids Asilomar Trip For Ten Trojans The Asilomar conference committee, under the auspices of the YWCA and YMCA, will conduct a tour through old and new Chinatown, and Olvera street tomorrow night at 6 o'clock. The caravan will assemble on San Pedro street, ln front of the Hong Kong noodle company. Tickets at 25 cents may be purchased from members of the YWCA, YMCA, or at the office in the Btudent Union iounge. The proceeds of the tour will go to send 10 S.C. students to the Asilomar, the annual Intercollegiate student and faculty conference of the Pacific southwest and Hawaii, starting December 26 on the Monterey peninsula at Asilomar. STUDENTS SEE CHINESE LIFE Mary Chun Lee, chairman of the Asilomar committee, stated that the students who make the tour will have the opportunity of seeing 'he Chinese and Mexica quarters ol Los Angeles as few people have seen lt. “The committee has obtained native dinners for the tourists,” said Mlss Lee. "Mexican and Chinese dishes will be served at cost, the average dinner running about 30 cents.’’ CEREMONIES PERFORMED According to Miss Lee, the Chinese temple keepers have agreed to perform the entire Buddistic and Confuscianistlc ceremonies for the students- ‘‘I want to emphasize the fact,” said Mlss Lee, ‘‘that this tour is open to all interested students. I particularly urge students who ara not native Californians, to take advantage of this chance to see cosmopolitan Los Angeles intimately.' Hungary, Poland Plan March Countries To Invade Czechoslovakia; 'Police’ Revolt in Mountains VIENNA, Nov. 20 (U.P) — Polish and Hungarian armed forces tonight were reported ready to march into Czechoslovakia's eastern autonomous province of Ruthenia, supposedly to take "police action,”following reports of an open revolt ln the Carpathian mountains. Fear that Hungary and Poland, defeated ln efforts to obtain a common frontier by the amputation of Ruthenia, might seize upon the disorders as a pretext for a military invasion was reflected by Chancellor Adolf Hitler's newspaper ln Vienna, the Voelklscher Beo-bachter. PAPER ISSUES WARNING The newspaper, asserting that the ruling of the recent Italo-Oerman court of arbitration which surrendered large slices of Czech Ruthenia and Slovakia to Hungary was a final verdict, warned that any military moves “can become an attack on peace." The possibility of open conflict over Czechosloviakia's eastern frontier was regarded by foreign diplomats as acute and it was suggested that Hitler and Premier Mussolini of Italy might act sternly lf the situation becom- more threatening. Duiing negotiations over Hungary's territorial demands Mussolini supported demands for a common Polish-Hungarian frontier while Hitler, favoring the Czech position, opposed them. As a result, Hungary was given the southwest corner of Ruthenia but this area Included most of the provlne's population centers Including the capitol of Ushurod. POWER JEOPARDIZED Observers said that now that the Italo-German arbiters have ruled, any occupation of eastern Czechoslovakia by Poland or Hungary would be a blow to Italian prestige. For Germany it would not only involve a loess ,of prestige but would jeopardize Nazi ambitions to the east toward the Black sea, interfering with Hitler's program of economic domination over Slovakia, Ruthenia, Bohemia and Moro-vla. The Voelklscher Boc bach ter, criticizing the violence ln the Carpathian region, said: "The campaign for frontier clarification ls being conducted by Hungarian newspapers, urging union of Ruthenia to Hungary on historical, geographical and economic grounds.’’ Thc newspaper said this development was ‘'remarkable” because Budapest as well as Prague "accepted in advance without reservation the decision of Italy and Germany as given at the Vienna conference." Sorority Hi-jinks Skits Announced From a group of more than 30 sorority skits and specialty numbers previewed for its consideration last Wednesday and Thursday, the advisory board for the forthcoming women's Hi-Jlnks today announced those acts which will be presented in the final show, November 29. “Cherchez la Femme" is the* theme with which the skits are concerned. The presentation of the Homecoming event in Bovard auditorium will mark the 10th anniversary of Hi-Jinks, which was instituted in 1928 by Dean Pearle Alkln-Smith. SKITS JUDGED Pi Beta Phl, Alpha Chi Omega, Delta Oamma, Phi Mu, and Phi Beta are the sororities whose skits have been Judged most acceptable by the committee. Every social sorority on the campus and two professional groups were represented ln ths preliminary tryout* last week. Ten individual women will give specialty numbers, displaying musical, dramatic, and dancing talent. Henrietta Pelta. accordionist; Mary Prince, tap dancer: Frances Reidy, whistler; Serene aKssapian, monologue; Virginia Elmquist and Edith Johnson, pianists; Claire Thomas, dancer and pianist; Jeanne Heme-rich, violinist; Lucille Ostrow. pianist; and Marilee Macy, character dancer, were chosen as the most outstanding from a group of 30 girls. MEN INVITED Zuma Palmer, general chairman for this year's Hi-Jlnks, extends an invitation to the entire student body to attend the show on November 29. “We want it understood." she said, “that men students and their friends are welcome. This Is not an affair for women only, though lt is presented by them.” Prizes wlll be given to the winners of the various represented groups. There is no admission charge to Hi-Jlnks. which is spor • sored by the YWCA. Members of the cabinet head committees are in charge of the arrangements for the show which will open Homecoming activities. Europe s Little Queen Dies From Heart Attack LONDON Nov 20—(U.P.)—Queen Maud of Norway, last surviving child of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra of Oreat Britain, died early today in a London private clinic from a heart attack induced by an abdominal operation which she underwent last Wednesday. * Death came to Europe's "Little on Waldenbury, Hertfordshire, Queen " who was Uie tomboy of where they were spending the week- the British royal family a half end at the estate of the Queens century ugo and enjoyed Uie boy- brother. David Bowes-Lyoir Wi nickname of "Harry." at 12:25 The King and Queen hurried am six days before her 69th birth- back to London “ * | Arriving at Buckingham palace "aiie died ueacefuily In sleep with this evening King Oeorge and on® V night nurse a. her beds.de Queen Elizabeth met the sorrowing and her husband. King Haakon VII King Haakon and extended th.lr nf tho Norweki&ns vftfi not inform- condolences. ed untU an hou and a half later A favorite sister of the late King ?.Zd «... almost constantly « Ow. V-<*“«' her bedside since the operation. as the Little Queen because ner King George VI of Great Britain, head did not quite reach the her nephew ordered the British shoulder of Kuig Haakon, tallest courMo go into four-weeks' mourn- —Jn ^uro^ because ^le 85-year-old son of Kin*: Haa- j Her nickname tf Harry” « kon and Queen Maud, Crown P^nce g found wreat ow kn osio w “'iJr.ST » 2? vSSo.'S “X m!w!. to,mam .... fona ol outdoor lhe Norwegian ie* aiso was talented and ac- announclng the death of the Br ^ m (our lanf,uages. as ff- - Pr, ssr j zr- s Err .. «r* *- 2 ss rst. «■>■»-* The news of her death was leie ihatterln* of her plans to Hansen Names Alumni Dance Committees After a special meeting last night. Rod Hansen, president of the Interfraternity council, announced the preliminary plans and committee members for the Homecoming dance after the Notre Dame game on December 3. Speaking for the house decorations committee. Hansen asked that fraternity and sorority committees submit their decoration plans by noon today. These plans do not necessarily have to follow the Homecoming theme. The following students were selected by Hansen: general chairman, Lloyd Fry; decorations. Virginia Conzelman. Laurella Lancaster. and Elaine Holbrook; publicity, Al Gifford; contacts. Les Evans; entertainment, Tom Lipman: bids, Dwight Curtis, Ed Kelley; and door prizes, Ed Ernst. Honorary Croup Schedules Benefit Tickets for the Spooks and Spokes Christmas benefit on November 23 from 2:30-5 o’clock ln the Foyer of the Town and Gown may be purchased from all members of the organization. The price Is 50 cents per person The affair wlll be a bridge-tea with a fashion show put on by one of the larger department stores. Hostesses and models will be lo-wer-classmen chosen from both sororities and non-orgs Proceeds of the tea will be used to fill Christinas baskets. Members who are selling tickets include Barbara Morton, president; Virginia Conzelman, vice-president; Mary Ellen Dudley, secretary; and Lynn Moody, Laurella Lancaster, Mary Lou Braun, Velma Dunn. Esther Morrlsson Kay Cogswell, Dixie Taylor. Olga Slima-eff, and Esther L’Ecluse. Dr. Fuller To Address Philosophy Forum Troy's 17th semi-annual philosophy forum, given under the general subject "Philosophic Aspects of Life," wlll end tomorrow when Dr BAG. Fuller, SC. protestor of philosophy, will address the group on the topic "In Defense of the | Classics," at 4:15 p.m in the Bowne room of Mudd Memorial jfaalL John M. Dolph Radio Meet Held Friday Value of Broadcasting Industry Cited By Dr. von KleinSmid “All the facilities that compose our great, modern universities will be integrated to efficiently assist the educational ramifications of the radio of tomorrow," said Dr. Rufus j B. von KleinSmid at the first institute of radio meeting and dinner held Friday night in the Foyer of | Town and Gown. j Preceding Dr. von KleinSmid, who established the position of the unl-| versities in radio, John M. Dolph, assistant manage:' of lhe CBS Pacific network and chairman of the Institute, stated the attitude of the radio business, whose leaders are desirous of coordinating the great social force at their command with the research facilities of the college of today. DOLPH SUMS UP SPEECH “We of the radio industry.” said Mr. Dolph in summing up his remarks. "would like to see a cooperative effort to bridge the gap between the academically trained student and the practical demands of broadcasting ” Dr. W. Ballentine Henley, director of coordination, and Lawrence D. Pritched, assistant coordination director, speaking at the institute meeting, reviewed the position of S.C. in the field of radio for the past 10 years and explained the work of the radio division and its place In the future of the institute. S.C. PROFESSORS ATTEND Among the estimated 250 people attending the Institute conclave were the following B.C. professors who represented various schools and departments of the university: Dr. Albert S. Raubenheimer. dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences; Marc N Oodonew. lecturer ln the School of Journalism; Dr. Thurston H. Ross. director of the School of Merchandising; Dr. Martin H. Neumeyer, professor of sociology; Ol. Lloyd L Ruch, professor of psychology; Mrs. Tacie Ruch. professor of radio speech; and Dr Grafton P Tanquary, acting director of the School of Speech. White Calls Men For Employment ! Request has been made by Mul-; vey Z. White, director of the em-, ployment bureau, that the follow-^ Lng report to 224 Student Union J today before 1:30 pjn J Kirby Goldsmith, Gall Ooodrich, Samuel Gosney. Max Green, Olen Orimsley. Edward Orunbock, Frank Gruys, Pierre H Guelff. Fred Hall. 1 Ransom Hall, Rod Hansen, Bill i Harmon, David Haskell, Robert J Helmer Herman Hermanson, Ar-; chle Hicks, Wayne Hoflman. War-. ren Hoke. Kenneth Holley, Irving 1 Howe. Paul Ignatius. John Jesse, Charlton Johnson, James R Johnson. Luther R Johnson. James Jones, Robert Jones, and Rudy Jones. Junior Council Plans Party With UCLA All members of the Junior council are asked to contact Bill Flood or Bill Baker regarding the Joint council party with UCLA According to Dick Barton, Junior class president, tickets for the event will | be priced at 25 cent*. Women To Vie For Title Twenty-Six Compete For Homecoming Queen Of Soph, Frosh Classes Selected on the basis of beauty, personality, popularity, and scholarship. 26 Trojan sorority women have been given the opportunity to compete for the honor of becoming freshman and sophomore Homecoming queen, according to an announcement. made yesterday by Bill Cavaney, chairman of lower division activities for the 15th annual week of reunion. Thirteen houses have entered girls ln both the frosh and soph competition. To the winner of the regal position, who will be announced Wednesday, will go the right to rule over her class for the week, to Freshman representative* for the Homecoming queen contest and member* of the fresh man-sophomore fracas committee are requested by Bill Cavaney to meet with him In the Sti/dent Union social hall at noon tomorrow. Heads Dig Either Morrison serve as the "inspiration” for the men in the inter-class "brawl," and to present or receive the cup emblematic of class supremacy the night of the Homecoming dance. Candidates for freshman queen are Ruby Jorgens, Delta Relta Delta; Bobby Grant, Delta Gamma; Katherine Eckert, Delta Zeta; Betty Jane Bricharu, Gamma Phl Bl-ta; Rosemary Livingstone, PI Beta Phi. Virginia Bogard, Kappa Alpha Theta; June Schumacher, AJphn Gamma Delta; Mary Prince, Kappa Delta: Helen Bennett, Phi Mu; Betty Howard, Zeta Tau Alpha; Betty Salet, Alpha Chl Omega; Betty Rupley, Alpha Delta PI. and Bcbe Woolf. Alpha Epsilon Phl. Sophomore candidates arc Florence White, Alpha Chi Omega; Helen Haumisch, Alpha Delta Theta; Frances Eisman, Alpha Epsilon Phi; Betty Jean Ro«6, Alpha Gamma Delta; Virginia Connelly, Pi Beta Phi. Peggy Price, Kappa Alpha Theta; Noel Chaddick. Kappa Delta; Cecelia Dickason. Phl Mu; Wildred Nelson. Zeta Tau Alpha; Mary Hensler, Delta Delta Delta; Phyllis Robinson, Delta Gamma; Judy Bowers. Gamma Phl Beta, and Phyllis Joannes. Delta Zeta. Diplomats Hint Big Four To Meet PARIS. Nov. 20— ir.P>—A plan to bring Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini into another four-power conference, perhaps before the end ol December, was regarded by diplomats tonight as one of the underlying purposes of this week's state visit to Paris by British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain. Chamberlain .and British Foreign Secretary Viscount Halifax, accompanied by their wives, Will arrive Wednesday for a three-day visit Dies Bill Strikes at Malcontents Representative Offers New Proclamation For Transfer Agency WASHINGTON, Nov. 20—(UK)— Representative Martin Dies, Democrat, Texas, chairman of house committee investigating un-American activities, announced tonight that he would introduce a bill in the next congress legalizing the exchange of discontented elements in this country for groups of oppressed minorities in Europe, He said he intends to discuss terms of the measure with state department officials. Among the malcontents he named specifically were Nazis. Fascists, and Communists who would be "exchanged," regardless of whether they are American citizens. BILL INAUGURATES AGENCY I Dies said Ills bill would call for creation of a federal transfer agency which also would negotiate pro-j perty exchanges so that the "trad-| ed” groups would not be penniless when they took up their new I abodes. I . “One oppressed refugee ls worth j two of these disgruntled Ameri-I cans," Dies declared “I think we should be willing to make such an exchange " DECISION MADE He made his announcement as his committee prepared to renew its inquiry into activities of the federal writers' project. Decision to switch to this phase came after the committee over the weekend received testimony from John C. Metcalfe, an Investigator, that a "rising tide of anti-Semitism” ls sweeping the United States, and is being abetted by activities of 135 allegedly Fascist anti-racial and anti-religious organizations. "I think these disclosures reveal why my proposal to exchange un-Americans for oppressed groups abroad is necessary for the good of the United States,” Dies said. “It is nothing more than putting the administration's reciprocal trade agreement program on a human basis.” Senator Urges Jewish Haven in Palestine WASHINGTON, Nov. 20— (U.P.)—Senator William H King Democrat, Utah, today denounced the “sadistic” anti-Semitic policy of Germany's Nazi regime and urged that United States and Great Britain take Joint action to promote mass settlement of Jewish refugees ln Palestine. Addressing the one-day emerg- * ency conference of the seaboard re- Trojans Dance Tonight Admission to All-U Dig Will Be Can Of Food or 10 Cents Adopting the role of public benefactors, Trojans and Trojanes will .wing out tonight at the all-U dig. In order to fill holiday baskets for needy families, admission to the lance wlll be one can of meat, fruit, vegetables, or 10 cents. Jack Watson and his band furnishing the music, Troy's “Jitter-I bugs" will have a chance to er.Joy themselves from 7:30 o'clock to 9:30 | o’clock ln the women's gym. Betty Jane Bartholomew, vlce-’ resident of ASSC. and Esther Morrison, member of ASSC social com- Mtas Morrison stated that ill girl* interested in earning activity points should rrport to (he physical education building st 5:00 p.m. to help with decorations. mlttee. will be In charge of the event which will be carried out ln a mardl gras theme. Draping from (lie center rafters in circles wlll be streamers of con-lelU ranging in hues of red. yellow, blue, and green. Serpentine will be given to everyone at the door to be thrown amid hte o'.her gay decorations. Hosts and hostesses to the swinging couples are to be Amazons. Squires, and those belonging lo the ASSC tocial committee. Members of the latter group are Curby Goldsmith, Harry Harmon. Elalnt? Holbrook, Tom Eddy. Winifred Claire, Tony Boland. Leonard Rossen Barbara Morton, Roiland Dillon, and Pat Burr Their responsibility Will consist bt getting everyone acquainted. Cokes will bt sold by the Spooks and Spokes to obtain funds which wlll provide a cap artu gown for a worthy graduating senior. Band Wins Cold Trophy In Festival Gold is where you find lt—Pete Conn. director of the musical organization department, found lt in San Bprnardlno in the form of a huge, beautifully engraved loving cup. The trophy bears the inscription ' Best Band ln Parade." In reference lo the Trojan band’s performance in Saturday s San Bernardino County Covered Wagon Days Festival parade, which, according to parade oiflclals, was the biggest parade ever held in the biggest county ln the United States. The 8.C. musicians led the parade through the downtown district of the city and to the high school football stadium, where they staged a marching exhibition, and where awards were presented for the best bands, floats, costumes, and beards. Bandsmen did not compete in the beard contest; however, entrance was compulsory for all men ln San Bernardino. The festival, which lasted for four days, was highlighted by the parade and rodeo which followed Participating ln the two-hour procession were more than 20 bands and 150 floats. This was the first Covered Wagon Days celebration to be held, but the San Bernardino chamber of commerce expects to make lt an annual event. glon of the United Palestine appeal, King caustically referred to "so-called ‘Christian’ nations” which permit Jewish persecution and predicted that Poland soon may inaugurate a vigorous antl-Jewlsh drive. Prior to hearing King, the conference adopted a resolution calling upon President Roosevelt to impress upon Uie British government the “unique Importance” of Palestine as a major center of Jewish migration ln any large-scale colonization program which the two na-i tions now are considering. I Tiie senator's endorsement of the ! Palestine movement was regarded by some observers as a tacit admission on his part that there is little hope that congress wlll sanction any proposal to lift American immigration barriers to accommodate large numbers of refugees. A bitter congressional light over any such proposal ls considered likely to develop because of wide spread sentiment that lowering of the immigration gates to permit a large Inflow of refugees might hamper recovery by adding to the na- tion's unemployment problem. King told the conference that Germany’s recent punitive action against the Jews made him "regret exceedingly that a nation that has made so many contributions to scl* ence and to art and to literature, and Indeed, to civilization, should have lapsed into such a barbarous state as to support the cruel, inhuman, and fiendish acts which characterize the Nazi regime." “I have been a very firm believer in the Zionist movement,” he said, “and hsve made what contribution I could among my many friends, Jews and non-Jews, to develop Uiat idea that Palestine was a suitable place and must be preserved by tiie Jews. The Jews must receive aid ln developing lt and ln making lt habitable for thousands and thousands of Jews who might find It impossible to remain in so-called 'Christian' lands." He referred to two trips which he made to Poland and said he felt that the nation “will develop anti-Semitic propensities aud that that government will visit upon he Jews in Poland some of lie atrocities and cruelties that characterise the Nasi regime. ”
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 30, No. 45, November 21, 1938|
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United Press Assn. Direct Wire Service HAS Z-42
Rl-4111 Sta. 227
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1938
Say Roosevelt's •American Policy on 'Hysteria'
'ashington. NOV. 20