DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 31, No. 121, April 10, 1940
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Editorial Offices W-4111 Ski. 227 Night - - - RI-3606 SOUTHERN DAIL CALIFORNIA ROJAN United Press Assn. Dirert Wire Service NAS Z-42 VOLUME XXXI LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 1940 NUMBER 121 Allied-Nazi Sea Battle Rages; Norwegian Guns Defy Germans Lecturer Analyzes !0il Yield Clements Will Discuss Colombian Production In Discussion Today Oil production in South Am-lerica will be discussed by Dr. IThomas Clements, associate [professor of geology, at the [Wednesday lecture at 4:30 [p.m. today m 159 Science. In his lecture, “Geologic Re-:onnaissance in Colombia, South America.” Dr. Clements vill analyze his discoveries in Ihe Llano* and Megdelanna oil fields. As s member of the Columbia research staff, he crossed the Andes order to correlate the geology of e Llanos, or eastern plains, with Dr. Thomas Gements , . . discusses oil production i McClung Leads l SC Conference Tomorrow Transportation Meet Will Air Problems Of State Regulation Professional men in the field of transportation will convene at SC tomorrow for the first annual Western Transportation conference spon-I sored by the College of Commerce, i Purpose of the conference is to bring together men in divergent | j fields of transportation to discuss I I on common grounds problems and techniques of their profession. LUNCHEON SCHEDULED Program for the < ay will include I luncheon, a conference series, and | dinner. Representatives from Oregon, Utah. Arizona, and California, are expected to attend. Registration at 11:30 in the Foyer “Most of the major oil companies of Town and Gown will precede the ie Megdelana river valley. While Ihe latter district was fairly well Inown to the scientists at the time, ie eastern plains had never been lapped. XUSTRATESLECTURE “Until our expedition in 1939. all |il production in the country was »ken from two fields in the Meg-lelana valley which were yielding sut 21.000.000 barrels per years.” lid Dr. Clements in an interview fsterday. "In October 1939. a new rea wa.s opened, and 50 wells in le Llanos began operation.” The lecture will be illustrated kith colored slides taken by Dr. ilements on his trip into the in-srior of South America. The me-lods of geological work as well as he people and the country will be nown in the stills. XPERIMENTS IN THE FIELDS STOCKHOLM. Wednesday, April 10—<L'.P>— (by telephone to New York)—Battles between Allied and German warships and planes spread along Norway's coasts early today. Norwegian coastal guns roared defiance as Germany struggled to extend her “protective" occupation of Norwegian and Danish territory, it was reported here. The German high command announced by radio that a fleet of Nazi planes had “badly damaged” four British and French warships— two battleships and two heavy cruisers—in a battle off the Norwegian port of Bergen. Scandinavian wireless reports said the 26.000-ton German battleship Gneisenau was sunk in the Skagerrak with 1500 of her crew and that another Nazi warship went down in Oslo Fjord, presumably under the guns of Norwegian batteries. _ FLAMING AIR BATTLES FOUGHT AT SEA Air battles were fought at sea and over Oslo, with British. German, and Norwegian planes crashing in flames. Germany’s lightning invasion of Denmark and Sweden in retaliation for the Allies’ mining of Norwegian territorial waters along the lifeline of the Reich's iron ore shipments brought these developments: 1—The Norwegian government of Premier Johan Nygaardsvold resigned, after fleeing from Oslo, and Vidkun Quisling of the anti-Communist national union party proclaimed himself premier by radio with the statement that Germany’s occupation was “salvation from the Allies’ frightful act of force.” •TROJAN HORSE’ ANGLE USED BY NAZIS 2—German .forces, including "Trojan horse" units of marines in disguise, reported the occupation of the vital Norwegian Atlantic ports of Narvik. Trondheim. Bergen. Stavanger. Kristian-sand after bombing several of the objectives which offered resistance. 3—The German high command announced occupation of all Norwegian points of “military importance” at nightfall, including airdromes and naval centers. 4—The German navy mined the entrances to the Atlantic ports, presumably to prevent any attempted landing by Allied forces from the sea, and offered pilot service to Norwegian shipping. 5—The Norwegian army was reported to be throwing up a new defense line between Oslo and Hamar. to which the government and the royal family fled before German cavalry and machine-gunners marched into Oslo. Hamas is 60 miles north of Oslo. 6—German armed forces, including planes, pushed through unresisting Denmark to Aal-berg on the Skagerrak to control both sides of the 50-miles-wide straits between the North sea and the Baltic. 7—Premier Th. Stauning of Denmark, appealing to the Germans by’ radio to respect Danish lives, said members of the opposition would be brought into the government—a possible reference to the Nazis. SHIP REPORTED SUNK BY SUB 8—The Swedish-Amerika line ship Amasis was reported to have been sunk at 5 p.m. by a British submarine while enroute to Oslo through the Skagerrak from Germany’s Baltic port of Stettin. 9—Sweden, fearing that the war may be brought to her territories next, received a note from Germany demanding “strict neutrality” and replied with a statement that she is determined to fight, if necessary, to maintain her integrity against any power. 10—British and German warplanes fought in the sky over Oslo at 5:30 p.m.. an hour and a half after formal surrender of the capital to a German general. SIX NORWEGIAN SOLDIERS KILLED 11—Six Norwegian soldiers were reported here to have been killed when Germany captured the Charlottenberg airdrome. Norwegian planes battled invading German planes over Fornebo airdrome on the outskirts of Oslo where 20 homes were damaged by Nazi bombs and several persons injured. Four German and two Norwegian planes were said by eye-witnesses to have fallen in battle. 12—An official German statement broadcast by radio denied that Germany had threatened Sweden. The German high command’s announcement of the mop-up of the occupation of Norway said the Norwegians resisted “especially strongly” at Oslo and Kristiansand and that the coastal defenses in Oslo Fjord were stormed by infantry shock troops cooperating with the navy and air force. SENATE DECLARES TWO INELIGIBLE All-U ‘Ditch Day’ Set for April 26 by Group As Complete Election Returns Deliberated Two write-in candidates in the last Friday’s election were declared ineligible by the ASSC senate last night as it approved a report submitted by Elections Commissioner Al Gifford. Gifford said in his report that Tony Ricca. candidate for vice-president of School of Music, i -—- Bill Ainley leads panel group Jonas Explains Study Methods To Greek Men Professor To Stress Discipline in Talk Sponsored by Council Greek representatives will be counseled on “How To Raise Scholarship in the Fraternities by Dr. ! ate that administrative of- and Jane Banner, aspirant to the office erf secretary of College of Architecture, were ineligible because of grade deficiencies. The other candidates were declared eligible by Gifford, and the senate unanimously approved the results of the election. VOTE AUTHORIZED Regarding a tie vote for the presidency of the College of Engineering between Robert Franklin and James A. Roth, the senate decided to leave conducting of a second election in the hands of authorities of the college. The college representative stated that a second election in the College of Engineering will be held, and asked permission to make use of unused ballots for this purpose. His request was granted. DITCH DAY’ SET The senate declared an all-univer-sity “ditch day” for Friday. April 26. following announcement by a sen- re carrying on active experiments the fields, and Colombia pro-lisrs to be one of the big oil pro-icing countries of the world.” he >ntinued. As a great deal of Dr. Clements’ lork was done on foot, he was af-prded an opportunity to become t^quainted with the South American jple and their customs. luncheon, at which Dean Reid Lage McClung of the College of Commerce will deliver the welcoming address. COMMISSIONER TO TALK Ray C. Wakefield, California railroad commissioner, will speak on "Problems and Trends in State Regulation of Transportation,” and Hilbert W. Peterson, district manager Y To Review Election Field Forum Will Select 1940 Political Favorite The entries in the 1940 presi - Any type and style of clothing will be welcomed by the race are in the “paddock” TROJANS CHECK CLOSETS IN YWCA CLOTHES DRIVE “Clean out your closets—it’s spring!!!” That is the theme of the drive sponsored by the Sophomore-Junior club of the YWCA to obtain used clothing for needy students on the Trojan campus. The lecture, sponsored by the Col- °f Pan-American airways, will dis je of Letters. Arts, and Sciences, being presented in cooperation hth the Faculty Science club and 4gma Xi group. ours Planned y Engineers Supplementing their classroom rk with personal observation, stu-its in engineering practice will te a tour of the Southern Cali-Inin Telephone company's mutual lice. f*aul Johnson, plant extension en-feer. will address the class tomor-at 11:10 a m. in 159 Science, ex-fining equipment and facilities of office. This office is the center [telephone company long-distance itch-boards. press telegraph re-fts. radio broadcasting trunks, [ a machine switching plant for business district dial phones, second field-trip to the Owens-lois Pacific Coast company glass |nufacturing plant is scheduled April 26 and May 10. Because company does not have facil-|s to receive the entire class the will be made in two sections, le final trip of the semester, to Richfield oil refinery, will also lade in two sections on May 3 May 10. |culty Group tars Cormack las o Menos—Impressions of tin America" will be the topic |a talk by Dr. Joseph M. Cor-:k, professor of law. at a lunch-today of the Mens Faculty in Elisabeth von KleinSmid |1 at 12 M. Cormack will speak on oblations he made on a tour of th America during his recent litical leave. egistrars •ffice Notice part-semester reports for lento whose work is un satis -for the first ten weeks of semester will be due at the ice of the Registrar on Wed-*jr, April 17. Theron Clark. Registrar. cuss “The Future of Transportation.” Dr. W. Bailentine Henley, director of coordination, will preside at the afternoon session to be held in Porter hall in the Law building at 2 o'clock. Six To Receive Service Keys For Stage Work “Little Oscars” in the form of two gold statuettes will be presented this afternoon in Touchstone theater, one to the outstanding actress and the other to the outstanding actor in Drama workshop presentations. As tokens of service both backstage and before the footlights, gold keys will be presented to six others. Contributors of the awards are the National Collegiate players. Zeta Phi Eta. Phi Beta, and Drama Workshop. This will be the first presentation of statuettes ever made to SC stage artists. Recipients of the keys will be Ann Barnett. Ruth Roberts. Harold Salisbury. Barbara Canterbury. George Goldberg, and Harlow Johnson. club, according to Jean Keeler, president and general chairmkn in charge of the drive. The contributions may be left in the YWCA Aviation ! office, third floor Student Union. “We need all kinds of clothes, from hats to shoes.” said Miss Keeler in inaugurating the drive. “We want to sponsor this project for the benefit of those students who are not already well-outfitted with a wardrobe of necessities.” The week-long drive will end next Tuesday. Garments which are not distributed among the students will be sent to charity organizations, Miss Keeler said. Each sorority on campus has a representative who is in charge of gathering the contributions from her house members. There is also a representative appointed to take charge of the contributions of Elisabeth von KleinSmid residence hall. Wampus Seeks Typical Coed Frank Jonas, professor of political science, tonight at 7 o’clock in the auditorium of Harris hall. A panel discussion under the direction of Bill Air.ley will follow Dr. Jonas’ talk. The panel will include Phil Gaspar, Merle Morris, Charles Johnston, and Wes Rollo. Dr. Jonas believes that the student’s* attitude should be changed toward education as a whole and toward individual subjects. ‘SOME CLASSES CHORES’ ‘ Some classes are chores for the average student,” he contends, “but he should realize that the only way to advance to more interesting subject'matter is to do the chores first and get them over with.” Dr. Jonas holds that the development of personality should be the aim of every university student. A and the political race fans are look- variety of interests in college will de- Dr. Knopf Leads Meditation Today “Lost and Found” will be the theme for the noonday meditation to be led by Dr. Carl Sumner Knopf, director of religious activities, today at 12:10 p.m. in Bovard auditorium. Professor Knopf has taken his theme from religious articles appearing in current issues of investors magazines. In an attempt to choose the most typical Trojan coed, the April issue of the Wampus will feature two pages of eligible women on campus who most nearly fill the requirements of a traditional "Helen of Troy.” Specially prepared ballots will be contained in the campus humor magazine, which will be distributed Pus on April 17, on which students will be asked to indicate their preference. Each sorority has submitted candidates for the contest' as well as non-org women. The photos of these prospective “typical” coeds will appear along with the ballot and the winner will be awarded a special loving cup and the title of “Miss USC.” ing over the candidates in an attempt to pick a favorite. Appropriate to this current election atmosphere the Trojan YMCA will open its second all-university student-faculty forum with a preview of the impending presidential campaign. Dr. Carlton C. Rodee. professor of political science, will review the field and appraise the relative merits of the individual candidates at the meeting tomorrow at 3 p.m. in the social lounge, Student Union. The discussion is open to all students of the university and is promoted by the YMCA to further student-faculty relations on the cam- Dr. Rodee will discuss the background and qualifications of both Republican and Democratic candidates. Thomas Dewey of New York, velop the undergraduate’s personality as well as prove to be of practical value after leaving the campus, he believes. VARIETY STRESSED A student specializing in one field of endeavor should be well acquainted with other activities in different fields in order to be able to interest other people in his own subject. Dr. Jonas contends. “I do not believe study tables are the best method of study for the university student,” Dr. Jonas states. ; “The actual learning of text material and outlining can be done much better individually, but discussion groups for a final understanding of the subject is an excellent plan.” STUDY IS SELF-DISCIPLINE According to Dr. Jonas, study is a matter of self-discipline. Included ficials had approved the holiday. It wa? suggested that a polo game of the SC polo team be made the fdcai point of student activity, and that the game be followed by a beach party. 1.3 DEBATED The ditch day will follow the interfraternity formal, to be held the preceding evening. A 1.2 maintenance clause was voted pnd will be incorporated in the ASSC constitution. Following a meeting of the faculty committee on scholarship with a senate committee. it was recommended that “members of the senate and thos# who are required to have a 1.5 grade average to take office must maintain a 1.3 average while in office, and in the event this average is not maintained these cases will come before the faculty committee for special consideration.” REPORT READ The motion voicing the amendment was passed without debate. A report of the senate committee on organization was read by Neil Deasy, committee chairman. Deasy stated that 130 campus organizations had been asked to submit lists of officers to the committee, and Continued on Page Four Alec Templeton Initiated Into Radio Fraternit remple Qn.TJlm ntv ianist. v Arthur Vandenberg of Michigan, in his plan for improvement of fra- Amazons To Fete Alumnae At Traditional Party Tonight Diok Mulcahy, editor for the April issue, said yesterday that the magazine will contain a variety of special features including the newly installed group of Chi Omega; a survey of night spots by Herm Rosen and John Lindsay: a satire on women’s athletics, “Women’s Pe-rogatives,” by Larry George; and a short story extravaganza on the merits of a baseball player who was so good he had to quit organized competition. and Robert Taft of Ohio will be the Republicans discussed. Vice-Presi-<fent Garner, Secretary of State Coi-dell Hull, and President Roosevelt, “the third-term question mark.” will be reviewed as Democratic candidates. Ellen Holt and Lucille Hoff, former president of WSGA, will be among the returning alumnae to be honored at 7:30 p.m. tonight when the Amazons will entertain alumnae and actives of that group at the Delta Delta Delta sorority house. The party is a traditional gathering and this year's arrangements for the affair are being conducted by Ruth Bennison and Helen Lee Hecht. Lynn Moody, president of the Amazons, will head the hostess committee. Other honor guests for the evening will include Mrs. Rufus B. von KleinSmid. Dr. Mary Sinclair Crawford, and Miss Frances McHale. Among alumni expected to attend is Cecile Hallingby. -39. former Amazon president. Herten Calls Banquet Heads Bob Herten, president of the College of Commerce student body announces that the commerce banquet committee heads will meet to discuss tentative plans this afternoon at 2 o'clock in the commerce office. Members of the committee are coordination, Frank Swirles; contacts, Fred Solomon; reception, Beverly Hey wood; decorations, Dona Bray; tickets, Charles Ferry; awards. Hal Hoover; publicity, Jane Carroll and Myron Minnick; correspondence, Jean Frampton; and program. Tom Eddy. | ternity scholarship on the campus are student tutors and faculty advisors to show Greek houses the value of organized study. All fraternity pledges, pledgemast-! ers, and scholarship chairmen are requested to attend the discussion, j ^th~e group which is sponsored by the mter-fraternity scholarship committee. Bratfisch Wins Cash Award At SC Banquet Carl J. Bratfisch, SC electrical engineering major, last night won a $15 cash prize awarded by members of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers with an original paper on engineering read in competition with five other SC and California Institute of Technology students at a banquet of institute members in the Foyer of Town and Gown. Bratfisch's subject was “The Elec- cf the civil aeronautics authority ex Hoose Rare Book Display Scheduled The collection of rare books and manuscripts in the Seeley Wintersmith Mudd foundation will be on display at the Hoose library of philosophy every afternoon from 2 until 4 o'clock for the remainder of the week. The exhibit is housed in the special foundation room of the library in Mudd Memorial hall. The collection was dedicated last week in an all-day ceremony. Alec TempleWn,UlindT)ianitft, was given honorary membership into Gamma Beta Alpha, collegiate broadcasters of America, Sunday evening at the home of Seymour Andrews, past president of the SC chapter. Mr. Templeton said he felt greatly honored as he is the first entertainer to be made an honorary Robert Benson, president of the SC chapter, welcomed the musician on behalf of the organization. Following dinner, the pianist played several numbers for the group, including an unnamed composition written in honor of Gamma Beta Alpha. Attending with Mr. Templeton were his manager, Bob Ware, and Joe Widah of MCA. ‘Y’ Club To Sponsor Tea Dr. Mary Sinclair Crawford, counselor of women, will be the guest of honor at the YWCA’s Hostess club tea tomorrow from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the social lounge, third floor, Student Union. Miss Leila Hostetter, YWCA secretary, will pour. Trojan Fledglings Attain Wings in CAA Test William Wood, Clay Tice, and Don McNeil. Before the student pilots climbed into the cockpits of their training Lucille Hoff . . returns to je*e% trical Determination of Water Flow Contours.” One hundred and eighty members of the electrical institute heard him and Don J. Naim represent SC in in the annual competition. Naim's topic was “The Study of Electrical Arc Equipment.” Caltech was represented by Howard Bailer, Frank Olney, Kiyo To-miyasu. and Robert W. Winchell. Five Trojan fledglings were officially granted their wings yesterday. The first group of student pilots in the government’s civilian train- mg program went through the paces, ^ ^ ^ fflght fxamlnatlon they went through a rigid two and one-half hour written ground examination. Forty-four of the 50 Trojan students registered in the training program passed this ground school test, covering meteorology, navigation, and the regulations of the civU aeronautics authority. amination and successfully passed the test before the eyes of the inspector. Today they hold private pilot K censes. The five who were awarded the government's “certificate of competency” at the Gardena Valley air port are Once in the air, the student pilots Iris Cummings. Dick Caldwell, , sent their ships through tailspins, 1 engine power. 1 figure-eights, steep vertical turns, and stalls. Three spot-landings had to be made by the students without the use of power from the engine, landing within 300 feet of a designated target-line. Most practical of the tests prescribed by the inspector were the simulated forced landings. The student and his examiner went into the air together, and at the will of the inspector the motor of the ship was cut, leaving the student to land the plane in safety without the aid of UCLA Group To Participate In Forum Series Political Science Discussion Group Meets Tomorrow Combining three current topics of vital interest, the political science-sponsored student-instructor forum series will discuss “War. Peace, and Propaganda” at the second weekly meeting tomorrow, at 4 p.m. in the student lounge. Bridge hall. With two graduate students in political science from UCLA scheduled to speak, the leader of this new group, Merrill Goodall, anticipates a lively discussion on these outstanding questions. Appearing for the second time at the meetings will be Betty Magruder. former student body president of Los Angeles City college. Miss Magruder led last week's discussion on “Academic Freedom” by presenting the Citj college student’s views on the recent expulsion in that school. Goodall, a fellowship instructor in the department, will open the forum with the viejps of world leaders on these topics. He took an active part last Saturday in a coast-to-coast radio discussion of the peace movement over station KNX. Students desiring to participate in these open forums may do so by meeting in the lounge, Goodall said. Broadcast Tells How to Live “Living Your Life,” the second of a series of programs originating from the studio of the division of radio-television, will be broadcast this afternoon from 1:30 to 1:45 over KRKD Stu> ;nts participating in the dis-cussi' 1 of leisure time are Aurline Osrr nd. Robert Benson, and Nancy Thf npson. Richard E. Huddleston, director of the division of radiotelevision. will produce the program and act as moderator. Huddleston said that today's program will attempt to find a solution of “How to do what you want to do.” The “Living Your Life” series is adopted from the book of the same name by Claude C. Crawford, professor of education. Ethel C. Cooley, teacher at Fullerton Union high school and junior college, and C. C. Trillingham, assistant superintendent and director of secondary education in Los Angeles county. French Students To Hear Readings at Lunch Today Le Cercle Francais, French society, will meet for luncheon at 12 M. today in 323 Student Union. Ilda Gerber, president, and Bernard Carrascoso, vice-president, will give readings in French. Price of the luncheon will be 40 cents. Tomorrow's Organ Program Archibald Sessions will open tomorrow’s organ recital at 12 Kt in Bovard auditorium with a larghetto and minuet by the classical composer, von Dittersdorf. Larghetto and Minuet _______________- ____________________________1on Dittersdorf Carl von Dittersdorf was one of the first composers to attempt the program Symphony. In 1784 he composed twelve symphonies with such titles as “The Four Ages of the World” and “Jason and the Golden Fleece.” With such pictorial music as Dvorak’s “New World” and Tschaikowskis "Pathetique” ringing in our ears, we would not considet Ditters-dorf’s works as other than absolute music. Tu o Preludes and Fugues oj the First Master Period ................Bach Chanson sans Paroles ............Dubois
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 31, No. 121, April 10, 1940|
|Description||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 31, No. 121, April 10, 1940.|
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W-4111 Ski. 227
Night - - - RI-3606
United Press Assn.
Dirert Wire Service
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 1940
Allied-Nazi Sea Battle Rages; Norwegian Guns Defy Germans
Lecturer Analyzes !0il Yield
Clements Will Discuss Colombian Production In Discussion Today
Oil production in South Am-lerica will be discussed by Dr. IThomas Clements, associate [professor of geology, at the [Wednesday lecture at 4:30 [p.m. today m 159 Science.
In his lecture, “Geologic Re-:onnaissance in Colombia, South America.” Dr. Clements vill analyze his discoveries in
Ihe Llano* and Megdelanna oil fields.
As s member of the Columbia research staff, he crossed the Andes order to correlate the geology of e Llanos, or eastern plains, with
Dr. Thomas Gements
, . . discusses oil production
McClung Leads l SC Conference Tomorrow
Transportation Meet Will Air Problems Of State Regulation
Professional men in the field of transportation will convene at SC tomorrow for the first annual Western Transportation conference spon-I sored by the College of Commerce, i Purpose of the conference is to bring together men in divergent | j fields of transportation to discuss I I on common grounds problems and techniques of their profession. LUNCHEON SCHEDULED Program for the < ay will include I luncheon, a conference series, and | dinner. Representatives from Oregon, Utah. Arizona, and California, are expected to attend.
Registration at 11:30 in the Foyer “Most of the major oil companies of Town and Gown will precede the
ie Megdelana river valley. While Ihe latter district was fairly well Inown to the scientists at the time, ie eastern plains had never been lapped.
“Until our expedition in 1939. all |il production in the country was »ken from two fields in the Meg-lelana valley which were yielding sut 21.000.000 barrels per years.” lid Dr. Clements in an interview fsterday. "In October 1939. a new rea wa.s opened, and 50 wells in le Llanos began operation.”
The lecture will be illustrated kith colored slides taken by Dr. ilements on his trip into the in-srior of South America. The me-lods of geological work as well as he people and the country will be nown in the stills.
XPERIMENTS IN THE FIELDS
STOCKHOLM. Wednesday, April 10—