DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 31, No. 66, January 04, 1940
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Unfred Press Assn. Direct Wire Service NAS Z-42 SOUTHERN DAIL CALIFORNIA ROJAN Editorial Offte#* RI-4111 Sta. 227 Night---R1-3606 —*■ VOLUME XXXI LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1940 NUMBER 66 8TH STREET HOUSES FACE OUSTER oosevelt Urges xpanded Defense President’s Congressional Message Calls for Unity, Peaceful Maneuvers WASHINGTON, Jan. 3—(U.P.)—President Roosevelt told ongress, the people, and the world yesterday that America xpects to remain ft peace, but he called for a militant spirit f unity and an expanded defense program to safe-guard the ation from enemies at home and abroad. Reporting in person on the state ... Town, Gown To Meet Club To Unveil Plaque In Chapel of Silence Next Tuesday war in brief Non-Oras Of the union as the third session A the 76th congress began. Mr. xxisevelt made only two specific egislative recommendations: 1. Increase® national defense <axes. 2. Extension of the reciprocal rade treaty act which expires in une. EFENDS PROGRAM He stoutly defended the New ‘al's economic and social proram and declared that it must e continued and strengthened to revent internal collapse and tur-oil which spawned foreign dic-atorships. He admitted that many omestic problems, including unem-loyment, remains unsolved. Castigating dictators, flaying iso-tionists and pledging no entangl-g alliances with foreign powers, e appealed for non-partisan con-deration by congress of domestic d foreign issues vital to the na-or's future welfare. ERILOUS TIMES’ THESE Such consideration, he empha-zed. k essential because this untry and the world are passing rough perilous times. He urged klmness, tolerance and coopera-ve wisdom, and said: “May the year 1940 be pointed by our childvn as another per-when democracy justified Its 'istence as the best instrument government yet devised by man-ind." Noting that the number of idle as decreased and that the federal vemment largely has met the ?ds for food and clothing and lstered morale of the unemploy -b.v providing them with public ork jobs, the president said: N AMERICAN WAY’ “We refuse the European solu-on of using the unemployed to iild up excessive armaments which 'entually result in dictatorships, e encourage an American way — trough an increase of national come which is the only way we n be usre will take up the slack, luch progress has been made; juch remains to be done. Warning that the current army unusea youth which formed in e depression years is “an especial ncern of democratic govem- Led by its cabinet members in academic costume, Town and Gown of the University of Southern California will open its first meeting of the year on January 9 with a processional ceremony to unveil a silver intaglio plaque of “The that there are again persistent ChriStUS” in the Little Chapel rumors that tuition has been Of Silence. Tuition Increase Rumors False, Says Bruce It has come to our attention raised for the second semester. AH students are notified that such statements are false and without foundation. The regular academic charges of the university for the second semester will remain the same as published in all the bulletins. H. W. Bruce Comptroller Following a luncheon of the executive board in Elisabeth von KleinSmid hall, at which program speakers will be honored guests, the dedication ceremony at 2 p.m. will be followed by addresses and a reception in rhe Foyer of Town and Gown. BURNHAM DOES PLAQUE Given by a group of Town and Gown members under the chairmanship of Mrs. L. H, Dainger-field. the 5-foot silver plaque of the Christ figure was done by Roger Noble Burnham, whose statue of the Trojan 16 a campus landmark typifying the spirit of Troy. The plaque will be hung over the altar in the Little Chapel of Silence arranged under special blue lighting effects. Dr. Edgar J. Goodspeed. formerly of the University of Chicago and Branding as false the rumors translator of the modern Ameri-that one-unit courses would have can version of the Bible from three-hour exams, Theron Clark, original manuscripts, will be a proregistrar, yesterday issued the fol- gram speaker on the subject “Life’s lowing statement to the Daily Tro- Values Founded on the Age Old Jan: Eternal Verities’.” By vote of the Student Scholar- “The Great Commandment” is ship committee on June 6. 1939. the subject chosen by Dr. James the minimum period for the final H. Friedrich, religious critic of mo-examination in any undergraduate tion picture standards, to illustrate course is three hours for all courses the cinema in cathedral-type films, carrying credit of two semester TEA WILL FOLLOW The processional will form at 1:45 p.m. at Elisabeth von KleinSmid hall, and march to the chapel for the dedication ceremonies. Mrs. Frederick W. Woodbridge BY UNITED PRESS Roosevelt Calls for Peace, Unity in US WASHINGTON—President Roosevelt in opening congress says America expects to remain at peace but calls for militant spirit of unity and an expanded defense program. Planes, Patrols, Active on Western Front WESTERN FRONT — French shoot down two German planes as air and ground reconnaissance activities increase with better weather; artillery is active and both sides sent out patrols all along the front. Two Swedish Steamers Reported Torpedoed AT SEA—Submarine torpedoes Swedish steamer off coast th® non-organized stu- of Scotland, sinks vessel with probable loss of 20 lives; shore dent,s *should have a definite City Zoning Laws Club Need Threaten Greeks Studied Senate Committee To Investigate Need For Organization JIt te my personal feeling radio stations intercept SOS from another Swedish steamer that she was torpedoed and sinking 700 miles off Ireland in the Atlantic. Finns Pursue Retreating Russian Division organization to bring them closer together,” Michael MacBan, ASSC president said yesterday in reference to the senate investigation of the non-organized student organizations. “In the past such groups have been misused for political and so- Clark Kills Exam Rumors One-Unit Courses Will Remain Same after repeated assaults fail. Soviets Call Up Reserves in Finnish War MOSCOW—Russia is understood lo hav« called up more reserves for service against Finland. Nazi Press Warns Scandinavia on Neutrality units or more.” Clark emphasized that one-unit courses were not mentioned in the minutes of the scholarship committee and interpreted this to mean that all HELSINKI—Finnish forces which routed Red army’s 163rd division pursues remnants to’border, removing threat to mid- Finland; Finns bomb Russian base on Arctic ocean; Soviet airforce continues bombing of Finnish cities; Russian on cial PurPoses. MacBan continued. Karelian isthmus are reported digging tn for trench warfare T°b* af su^ess the organize ion must be for the benefit of all who j belong instead of for the benefit of a few chosen members.” I The term non-organized was defined by MacBan as in reference to those students who are not members of any social fratemity or sorority. PROVISION MADE , „ „ .. . , .. “If, at the conclusion of the kir- BERLIN—Nazi press tells Scandinavian countries they vey the committee reCommends will play “dangerous game” if they let British and French that such an organization be form- aid to Finland pass through their territory and Germany ed, provision will be made for its might have to “reconsider” her neutral stand on Finnish- organization in the revised constitu-Russian war; Germany will take “adequate steps” if Britain tion now being made by the senor France attempt to secure bases in Scandinavia. Italian Press Predicts Struggle in Near East ROME—Italian press forecasts possible struggle in Near East between Germany and Russia on one side and Britain and France on the other, continuing to talk of military preparations in Western Asia. Japanese Announce Russian Agreement Near TOKYO—Japan announces negotiations with Russia for general settlement of all differences between Manchukuo and Outer Mongolia, foreshadowing Japanese-Russian rapprochement. Sixteen Organizations Require New Permits; Action Endangers Portland Street Groups one-unit courses and Mrs. Frederic T. Woodman are would continue to have exams of co-chairmen in charge of the pro- one or two hours. gram events with Mrs. A. S. Rau- The source of the rumor about benheimer and Miss Ada A. Drv- three-hour exams for one-unit den heading the receiving commit- courses was not disclosed, but the tee for the reception and tea. registrar pointed out that it could Those assisting Mrs. Rufus B. von not have originated from any of- KleinSmid in the latter include: ficial source. Mesdames Frank E. Eckhart, Ly- All courses of 200 or above will man Farwell. Walter Harrison not have a change in their exam Fisher. Carl S. Knopf. Matilda ent,” the president struck at the schedules, but will continue to have j Murdock. Willoughby Rodman. Er- jirit of defeatism which he said the customary two-hour exams, nest V. Shavler. Robert J. Tavlor. me have sought to instill in the Clark said. fln(j j^iss Grace Walker. inds of the people about the un- | ----—— | --!_ ■ployment problem. “To face the task of finding jobs ister than invention can take em away — Ls not defeatism," je said. “To warble easy platitudes at if we will go back to ways at. have failed, everything will all right — is not courage. reland Passes Bill o Crush Rebel Army DUBLIN. Thursday. Jan. 4 — ’.Ft — The Dail Eireann early oday passed a bill giving the gov- rnment sweeping emergency pow- rs to crush the outlawed Irish Republican army. The bill goes before the senate at 3 p.m. Todays Organ Program Prof. Archibald Sessions will present a progTam of Handel and Debussy at his regular organ recital in Bovard auditorium at 12 If. today. econd Concerto im B Flat....Handel This is one ol the 12 concertos organ and orchestra which -ere published during Handels me. and here transcribed for rgan alone. The opening movement, a solemn Largo, leads to a irited Allegro, sparkling with Ife and joy. The soft expressive jitative which follows is sim-!y a link with the exquisite enuetto of refined delicacy. liter de Lune ________________Debussy miniature of quiet dignity d beauty by the greatest of all sah modernists, this number t#M third movement ot the rt* Be*gamaso»e” for piano. - El Rodeo Picture Deadline Nears The deadline for fratemity picture appointments in the El Rodeo has been set for January 10, Editor Jimmy Roberts announced. Students who have not yet made appointments should make them immediately with Joe Mingo. Seniors planning to graduate in June are also requested to make their appointments at an early date, and those having both a fraternity and class picture taken should arrange with the photographer to have them both taker at one sitting. Syud Hossain To Talk Friday “Independence for India” will be discussed by Dr. Syud Hossain, lecturer in history, at a joint luncheon meeting of Alpha Lambda Delta, freshman women’s honorary and Phi Eta Sigma, freshman mens honorary in Elizabeth von KleinSmid hall Friday, at 12 M. Men planning to attend have been requested to sign in the office of Dean Francis M. Bacon. Women may make reservations in the office of Dean Mary Sinclair Crawford. Engineering Students Inspect Power Plants Freshman engineering students in general engineering la will take their last inspection trip Saturday, when they travel to San Francisquito canyon to inspect the machinery of two power plants. Junior and senior students will make their annual trip to plant number one tomorrow night. The freshmen, and other engin---—- eering students interested in mak- ^inir-s'win thC ^uniors and ing the trip, will leave the Engin- f ' 1 ha'e opportunity to eenn8 building at 8:30 an, Sat- After completion of these tests, which will take the greater part of NEW LIGHTING FIXTURES SCHEDULED FOR DISPLAY A demonstration lecture on several types of lamps and their specific uses in lighting will be given by Frank D. Anderson Tuesday, January 9 at 11 a.m. in Harris hall. The lecture will be given especially for students in physics, engineering, and architecture but will be open to others who wish to come. Dr. A. W. Nye, professor of physics, said. Mr. Anderson is the Los Angeles manager of the Westinghouse Lamp company and knowing the interest of some of the depart- urdav, returning about. 4:30 p.m. A barbecue lunch will be served by the department of water and ______ . ...... . the afternoon and night, a com- * * COSt °en ! plete report wiU ** submitted bv The class will hear Mr. Bradley the students to the engineers of Cozzens of the bureau of power the bureau of power and light and light discuss the development The test will t* made under the of the Los Angeles acqueduct and direction of J. K. Nunan of the of the water and power plants in department of electrical engineer- San Francisquito canyon at the jng at gC. and Mr. Joe Cunning regular lecture today at 11:10 a.m. 0f th* City bureau of power and M tomorrows trip the om*- 1 light. Harris Hall Program Nears Charles Fa bens Kelley will deliver the dedication address of the May Ormerod Harris hall for architecture and fine arts Thursday, January 18. in Bovard auditorium at 10 o'clock, on the first day of a throe-dav program. Mr. Fa bens i« assistant director of the Art Institute of Chicago and former dean of the school of the Art Institute. His subject will be “Art and the Layman.” Following the assembly, a luncheon will be served for the delegates in the Foyer of Town and Gown. “Masterpieces of Oriental Art'' will be the topic of the address to be given by Mr. Kelley Friday morning in the Harris hall auditorium. In the afternoon experienced men in the field of architecture will speak on contemporary architecture. Dinner will be served in the Foyer of Town and Gown at which Dr. Rufus B. von KleinSmid will preside. The program for Saturday in- .... . . ... , eludes a tour of the Walt Disney methods for r«Wences offices. | M vlslt M the „enry factor.es and public buildings. : . „„ and The lecture will be given under . the joint sponsorship of the phys- j '_ ics department, and the Colleges of Engineering and Architecture. ments in thus field and the work they are doing in giving courses in it he has offered to give this demonstration. TOPICS LISTED Some of the topics he will speak on are: the new* florescent lamps, with daylight tints for exact color imitation and color effects for architectural lighting; ultra violet lamps for stage effects and for sterilizing purposes, and mercury lamps for street and garden lighting. Industrial lamps for strobiscopic investigation of fast moving machine parts and for inspection of factory production, extremely large and extremely small lamps for motion picture studios and for medical service, and projection lamps for motion pictures as well as searchlights. LAMPS DISCUSSED Photographic lamps, photo-flood and photo-flash, showing new types just released; aviation lamps for beacons and for landing fields, electric discharge lamps which are highly efficient, and new lighting ate.” MacBan said. The investigation will begin with a poll through the Daily Trojan to determine whether there is sufficient student interest for such a group, according to Bill Busby, senior football manager and committee chairman. MEETING CALLED A meeting of the committee has been called by Busby for 1 p.m. today in 201 Student Union at which time a complete outline for procedure will be made. Members of the senate committee are: Reavis Winkler, acting editor of the Daily Trojan; Lynn Moody, president of the Trojan Amazons; Claude Ross, president of international relations; and Ed Jones, president of the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. Finns Claim Repulsion Ot Russian Division HELSINKI, Jan. 3 —(l*.E)—Finnish military leaders announced tonight that their troops, having “finished off” the remnants of the routed 163rd Red army division north of Souomusalmi. have driven to the Russian border and shattered completely the Russians’ attempt to Finland m half. Asia Minor Suffers Additional Earthquakes ISTANBUL, Turkey, Jan. 3—M'.H» —Asia Minor's earthquake and flood stricken area suffered more earth shocks today which damaged at least 500 houses. The temblors were not as intense as previous ones. Meanwhile published reports said that 55.000 persons had died in the week-long quakes, but official figures sfcrtl were tnr from complete. Dames To View School Picture “Siegfried.” a sound picture produced in color at Fremont high school, will be shown at a meeting of Dames in Elisabeth von KleinSmid hall tonight at 7:30 o'clock. Mrs. Virginia L. Taylor, a teacher at Fremont, will explain the film which was produced with marionettes made by the students. Mesdames E. K. Dobbins, W. C. Drummond, A. G. Conliffe, and C. L. Etter will be hostesses at the affair. An excursion has been announc- Possible eviction of 16 fraternities and sororities from their 28th street and Portland street homes loomed yesterday after they were notified by the department of city planning that they were violating zoning ordinances. The organizations were informed that unless they “dis- continued th^ir fraternities or applied for a variance from zoning permit within 30 days, their casf would be referred to the criminal : division of the city attorney s office for attention." According to letters received b> house presidents from H. E. Smut;:, director-manager of (he depart • ment, the 10 fraternities and six sororities were located in an “A" zone, which permits only the use of a building for a single-family residence. “It would appear, then.” the letter stated, “that your fraternity is being conducted in violation of city zoning regulations.” ELEVEN UNAFFECTED Eleven other Greek societies which'already possess variance permits, were unaffected by the action of the city department. Fraternities which received notification to apply for permits were Alpha Rho Chi. Beta Kappa, Chi Phi. Delta Sigma Pi. Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Sigma Kappa, Pi Kappa Alpha. Sigma Nu, Sigma Phi Epsilon, and Tau Epsilon Phi. Sororities ordered to seek variances were: Alpha Epsilon Phi. Beta Sigma Omicron. Gamma Phi Beta. Kappa Delta. Pi Beta Phi, and Zeta Tau Alpha. PROTECTION GIVEN Organizations which, according to officials, already are protected per permits are: Alpha Chi Omega. Alpha Gamma Delta, Delta Delta Delta. Delta Gamma. Kappa Alpha Theta. Phi Mu, Delta Chi. Delta Sigma Phi. Kappa Sigma. Phl Kappa Tau. and Phi Nu Delta. The opinion that 28th street but not Portland street houses would be granted variances was advanced bj Karl Hourston. investigator for the planning department. If Portland (Continued on Page Four) City Planners Hint Finis For Creeks The following letter from the city planning department was received yesterday by 16 campus fraternities and sororities on 28th and Portland streets: Dear Sir (House President) According to the information furnished us by the University of Southern California, there is a fratemity house being conducted at the above location. This property is in the “A” zone which only permits the use of a building for a single family residence.- It would appear that your fraternity is being conducted in violation of the City Zoning regulations. We are addressing this communication to you to notify you that unless your fraternity is discontinued or unless you have applied for a variance from the zoning within the next thirty days, we will refer the case to the Criminal Division of the City Attorney’s office for their attention. Very truly yours. Department of City Planning H. E. Smutz, Director, Mgr. Bv Karl Hourston Club Sponsors Music Award Scholarship Offered Women Students The Betty Perkins 100-dollar music scholarship for the second semester is now available to women in the last half of their fresh- j man year, as well as sophomores.: juniors and senior students. The scholarship is sponsored by Mu Nu the SC chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon, national honorary music society, j Tryouts for the award will be competitive with auditions conducted Wednesday, January 31 at j 12:30 p.m. in room 7. music building. Judges for the tryouts will be Max van Lewen Swarthout, direc- j tor of the School of Music; Miss Julia Howell, chairman of the har- j mony and diction department;* and Mrs. Lillian B. Wilson, professor, of voice. Students interested may make application by writing to the secretary of the School of Music. Ap- pledges and actives to attend. Alpha Kappa Psis Plan Field Trip Arrangements for a proposed field trip to the Owens-Illinois Glass company will be discussed by members of Alpha Kappa Psi, national professional commerce fratemity, when they hold their business meeting tonight at 7:30 at the Sigma Phi Epsilon house, 630 West 28th street. In addition to the proposed held trip, plans for the coming initiation on January 18 will be formulated by the group. Roy King and Larry Lacey, active members, are in charge of the arrangements for the meeting. Dick Bertine, president, asks all ed for Wednesday, January 10. plications will not be accepted when the group will see the stained glass window of the “Last Supper” at Forest Lawn cemetery, at 10 a. m. A tour of the Union station will complete the activities of the day. after Wednesday, January 24. To be eligible for tryouts students must have a “B” averaee in music theory and liberal arts subjects and an “A” average in applied subjects. Jewish Student Council Plans Non-Org Affair Dinner, forum, and dance for non-organized students will be the program sponsored by the Jewish student council at the Gates hotel. Sixth and Figueroa, Monday, January 8. at 5:30 p.m. The affair will be non-date. Rabbi Harrison, advisor of the council, said. Non-org students who ar* in*er- Football Is no longer a game but a big-time business as ested may sign m the student revealed by ticket sales figures for the Rose Bowl game Mon- council of religion offk*, third Rose Bowl Gate Receipts Reach Half Million Mark day. Over half-a-million dollars was handled in the pre-game ticket sale, according to Larry Cole, accountant for the Associ- floor 8tudent Union. a ted Student body. And that isn’t all. In addition, over $100,000 worth of ticket applications were rejected, and the university is still returning applications and money which accumulated during the rush for tickets. Some 70 people working day and night were required to handle the ticket applications, and the' ticket sale was completely over in the record time of 10 days. During the Tournament of Roses committee will receive 20 per cent. As soon as it became known that the Trojans would go to the Rase Bowl, the first influx of public ticket applications began coming in, reaching their peak on the third day following *the UCLA game. Due to the great demand for tickets, most applications which were filled were not allowed more than two tickets. The 40.000 non- this rush some 100.000 applications preferred tickets were sold before were received and either filled or the week was over. rejected. Though the university had only 50.000 seats at its disposal, there were 40.000 public applications and 60.000 preferred ones. Of the approximate $500,000 which the crowd of 92.000 paid to see the game. 40 per cent will go to each oI the two teams, while A; a courtesy gesture to the public the university placed 15.000 tickets on sale in Pasadena. Persons who secured them had to stand in line for several hours before the ticket office opened, and the tickets were sold within four hours. Registrar's Office Notice R is verr important tha* all changes in addresse* be reported promptly at the Registrar’s office. Important notice* wM be mis-sent and delayed U correct addresses are not reported. • • The final semester examinations wlU be three hours in length in accordance with the ruling of the scholarship committee at the first of the year, it was verified last week by university officials. It was emphasized that the exams would be three hours long whether they were two, or three unit course*.
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 31, No. 66, January 04, 1940|
Unfred Press Assn.
Direct Wire Service
RI-4111 Sta. 227
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 1940
8TH STREET HOUSES FACE OUSTER
oosevelt Urges xpanded Defense
President’s Congressional Message Calls for Unity, Peaceful Maneuvers
WASHINGTON, Jan. 3—(U.P.)—President Roosevelt told ongress, the people, and the world yesterday that America xpects to remain ft peace, but he called for a militant spirit
f unity and an expanded defense program to safe-guard the ation from enemies at home and abroad.
Reporting in person on the state ...
Club To Unveil Plaque In Chapel of Silence Next Tuesday
war in brief Non-Oras
Of the union as the third session A the 76th congress began. Mr. xxisevelt made only two specific egislative recommendations:
1. Increase® national defense