DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 31, No. 15, October 05, 1939
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Editorial Offices RI-4111 Sta. 227 Night - - - RI-3606 SOUTHERN DAILY CALIFORNIA ROJAN United Press Assn. Direct Wire Service NAS Z-42 VOLUME XXXI LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1939 NUMBER 15 Mass Rally For Peace Scheduled Youths of Southland To Meef Monday At Philharmonic “We don’t have to go to war!” will be the slogan of the Southern California Youth rally for peace when it stages a mass demonstration at the Philharmonic au d i t o r i u m. Monday, October 9, at 8:30 p.m. More than 100 youth leaders representing labor, religion, college, and business under the leadership of Don Brown, former UCLA student body president and son of Joe E. Brown, are directing the conclave demonstrating youths’ united stand against war and for la vigorous, just solution of America’s own social problems. TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY A statement issued by the youth leaders of the rally read: “It is our job. representing a variety of interests, to accept our per- Al Gifford elections commissioner Gifford Named Commissioner Of Elections New Official Sets Date, Regulations For Freshman Poll Al Gifford, Trojan Knight and sonal responsibility for expressing president of Zeta Beta Tau fra- a common will for peace and the temity, yesterday was named by values for which, in peace, we can Michael MacBan. ASSC president, continue work.’’ to fill the position of commissioner An inter-political and inter-sec- 0f elections. Gifford's appointment tarian movement, its purpose is to was eonf’rmed by the student sen- unite political, religious, and other youth groups on two fundamental points — <at that “we do not have to fight Europe’s war,” and < b) that “we do have to make democracy work here at home by energetically tackimg our internal problems.” SHORT SPEECHES The evenings program will be presented in short speeches by the ate Tuesday night. As commissioner of elections, Gifford will supervise voting procedures of s' udent body elections next March and at freshman class elections C'.tober 17. He fills the post vacated bv Dave Keller, former commissioner, who graduated in June. As his first official act. Gifford Germans Prepare Offensive Troops, Warplanes Massed for Drive If Peace Move Fails WAR IN BRIEF BY UNITED PRESS Thursday, October 5 Isolated Polish Army Continues Resistance BERLIN—Polish troops still are fighting in central Poland, ' the German high command announced today, though they are hopelessly isolated. The fighting was described as occurring between “the former demarcation line and the present German-Russian frontier.” Nazis Rush Troops to Front By United Press Germany is rushing war- Hull Warns American Vessels United States Ships Told to Say Out Of European Waters war to the finish that may be unleashed in the wake of WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 — (U.P.) — Secretary of State Cordell Hull today notified American shipping to stay out of war zones and warned belligerent powers that unrestricted attacks on this na- BERLIN—Germany last night was reported rushing all available troops and warplanes to the Western front in anticipation of the western Allies’ rejection of a “last concrete peace proposal” which Fuehrer Adolf Hitler will announce in planes and tens of thousands a speech to the Reichstag Friday noon, of additional troops to the Western front for a desperate French Decree To End Special Session Is Signed PARIS—A decree closing the current extra-ordinary ses- Adolf Hitler’s “last concrete sion of parliament today was signed and published last night, tion’s sea-borne commerce will peace proposal” before the The action terminating the session which began on Septem- encounter firm opposition. Nazi Reichstag in Berlin Fri- ber 2, the day before France declared war on Germany, auto- His warning that the United day noon. matically lifts the parliamentary immunity enjoyed by de- states has not surrendered its rights Great Britain and France told Puties and senators and will permit the minister of justice to freedom of the- seas under in- Hitler bluntly.1 almost on the eve to Proceed- if necessary, against the 43 Communist deputies ternational law was embodied in Of his speech, that they are pre- whO formed the French workers and peasants party following general praise for the work of the pared to reject both his promises dissolution of the Communist party. and his threats; that nothing which Roosevelt Urqed To Act With Neutrals “the present1 German government” I can offer will swerve the Allies from WASHINGTON—Senator Edward Johnson, D., Colorado, their determination to crush Hitler introduced a resolution yesterday urging President Roosevelt to join with heads of other neutral nations to bring about an immediate settlement of the European war. and all he stands for. HITLER MUST FLEE In effect, Hitler was told that If he wants to end the month-old war now the only way he can accomplish it is to haul down the Swastika Germans Driven from Borg Forest In view of this virtual advance rejection of Hitler’s peace maneuver. inter-American conference at Pana ma City, which delineated a “safety band” of from 300 to 1200 miles of water around western hemisphere nations south of Canada. Within this zone, warships and sea raiders theoretically could not engage in belligerent activity. Hull emphasized his statement with an announcement intensification of warfare on merchant shipping in Atlantic and Baltic waters adjacent to belligerent states probably is imminent. “Under the special circumstances at present,” he said, “it is believed advisable Vo warn all American youth leaders of the movement on yesterday issued regulations to gov-the two main points set forth by Rrn elections for president of the the sponsors. j freshman class. In addition to the Oiganizers of the movement In- Tuesday, October 17, election date ciude representatives from the Uni- j,y ^e student senate, a nom-vrrsity Religious conference, the jnation asembly was scheduled for Junior chamber of commerce, Los Frida;7 October 13. Petitions for A ?Reles Youths round table, Los candioacy for the presidency of the Angeles Coordinating council, the C]a>ss 0f '43 wj]i he available in the YMCA, the YWCA. and other youth ( Aggc 0ffjCe> 235 Student Union, organizations as well as young pro- Monday through Wednesday of next fessional and business men and stu- week. tering such waters. He also stated—presumably in connection with a reported peace dents from southern California colleges pnd high schools. 1ROJAN LEADERS Among leaders from SC are Kevin Sweeney, former business man- The following requirements for candidacy were issued by Gi'ford: 1. Candidates must be registered in the class of '43. 2. Conditional and junior college ager cf the Daily Trojan. Bernard students are ineligible. Dessenberg. graduate student, and 4 Petition blanks must be filled John Gripman. publicity represen- out by the candidate himself, tative on the campus. 4 Petition blanks are subject to Other men associated with the spproval of the registraF. movement are: Stuart A. Ratliff, |____ Catho’ic leader; Don R. Healey, Labor's non-partisan league; Howard Young, member of the Producers' association: Clem C. Glass. Jr.. business properties executive: Walter Cohn, of the Junior division of the Los Angeles Jewish council; Gilbert Harrison, public relations director of the University Religious conference; and William Hare of the Student Peace service. Football Special To Carry 2000 Trojan Rooters Giddy-up Trojan war horse will be the cry uttered by some 2000 enthusiastic rooters embarking for the SC-Cal football game on seven i special trains from the Los Angeles union terminal on October 27. Tentative plans for the 150 members of the SC band upon arrival in Oakland include, a luncheon at Men and women interested In ’ the White Cotton hotel, following which they will be transported in busses to Edward Memorial Field and the football game. Provided on invitation extended to the Trojan band by the Golden Gate International Exposition to be their guests is accepted, the contingent THE WESTERN FRONT—French dispatches report Ger-and follow the example of Kaiser mans driven from strategic Borg forest in battle of tanks. W’ilhelm, who fled into exile 21 . . ears ago from Germany’s world Japan Denounces Anti-Commintern Act w&r dcfBflt TOKYO—A foreign office spokesman today formally denied European reports that Japan has denounced the anti- merchant ships, except American comintern agreement. He stressed the fact, however, that passenger ships which do not car-, all available German troops and i ® A , , . . , ... warplanes were reported being rush- JaPan continues to be displeased” at agreements between ry cargoes to belligerents and are ed to the western front, awaiting Russia and Germany. Japan is not conferring with Italy or engaged in bringing home Amerl-oniv a word from Hitler to hurl other signatories of the pact regarding its abrogation, he said. cans from European countries, of against. the British fleet, allied nay- I the speclaI dan*er tocum!d to cn- al centers and vital industrial spots. Da,adier $pums peoce McmeUVerS Hitler’s order for a full force totalitarian war depends, according to PARIS—German peace maneuvers were spurned today by move by Premier Benito Mussolini Nazis in Berlin, entirely upon the Premier Edouard Daladier in a hearing of the chamber of of Italy — that the state depart-naction of Britain and France to deputies foreign relations committee, it was announced last ment has received nothing from his Friday speech. night. Officially endorsing the stand of Prime Minister Ne- Europe to indicate a peace drive is ‘assurances’ not enough ville Chamberlain of Great Britain, the French premier, who British Foreign Secretary viscount also is minister of war and foreign affairs, was said in an Halifax, who long nursed a hope of official committee communique to have “explained the rea-Ar.glo-German friendship and visit- sons why we have an imperious duty to pursue in the most ed Hi*.ei in search of it, told the fraternal solidarity with our British Allies, which the war house of lords Wednesday th*.t “if imposes on US.” after threats they (the German f'overr ment) sought to satisfy us frenc/, Capture German Ship with assurances, it‘ is necessary to say that assurances from the pre- AT SEA—French report submarine captures German mer-sent German government are not chant; ship. Germans deny Reich preparing unrestricted war-enough.” fare on merchant shipping. Britain warns ships to be alert French Premier and War Minister against attacks in Atlantic and Caribbean. Edouard Daladier echoed Lord Hali- j fax’s announcement before the chamber of deputies’ foreign relations committee. The French press said Hitler's “peace offensive” is ano.her Nazi ruse — to gain time for greater aggression against Britain and France under more fav-trable conditions. Ross Berkes speaks for the neutrals Phi Eta Sigma To Hear Talk By Krugmeier Speech To Cover Recent Experiences In Eastern Europe “Through Europe on a Thumb,” will be the experience related by Charles Krugmeier at the luncheon meeting of Phi Eta Sigma, national War Crisis Studied At Founders’ Day Assembly in Bovard Keeping pace with world affairs, the Founders’ day assembly in Bovard auditorium yesterday morning featured a resume of the international situation presented by four faculty members recently returned from Europe. The assembly commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the university in 1889. Dr. Claude A. Buss. Dr. William G. Campbell, Adamantios Th. Polyzoides, Trojan instructors, and Ross Berkes. fellow in the Schiwl of In-| ternational Relations, gr.ve their ' views of Europe and the war crisis. GERMANS FOLLOW HITLER “The average German on the streets is sold on HitlerL* m and its I film? and he reasons tha his leader is smart in making whatever short-time pacts are nece.1 ;ary.” said Dr Buss. “Russia offers r iore in the way of war materials just now than any other nation.’’ . , , ^ I “However, il the war continues freshman scholastic fraternity, at and Gewany * defeatec- he con- Elisabeth von noon today KleinSmid hall at tinued. “there are numer us groups who are bound to formulate a re-The attitude of youth in Europe votu<.<on». toward him as an American and Dr. Buss cited the p* ;.od from 191? to 1935 when th? military training for German soi Her* was meager. RTSSIA IS UNDERDOG ‘ Russia as the underdog among world powers is eager to line ip wi^h any nation that wi 1 gain h^v French family, he learned some of I prestige and has chosen Germany,’ the secrets of Fmch cooking. Ac- said Dr. William G. CiTipbell in cording to Krugmeier. food in Eu- pr-senting the Rusr-ian side of ‘he rope is one of its most interesting picture. features. “Unwanted at the Munich confer- Retuming from Europe last July, ence and later visited only by min-he was home before the start of , or officials from England in her diplomatic relations, Russia has felt toward their leaders will be told by Krugmeier. During his tour through France, Germany. England. Italy, Belgium. Holland, and Switzerland, he had an opportunity to observe the European people and their customs. Spending several weeks with a on the future bi- sighted” said Dr. Campbell. ‘ She is Doheny Library Gets Widney alumni count cosmic rays Book Collection 1Speedometer' Measures Particles Instead of Miles PHYSCISTS USE OWN MACHINE planned. Notification that the “safety band” has been adopted as a policy by the 21 American republics, he the war. said at apress conference, will be Discussion said at a press conference, ^ill be monthly meetings of Phi Eta Sigma eager to gain prestige and be recog -will be asked to curb their activi- will be led by Earl Bolton, presi- ujjgjj among nations of the world.” dent. ! Dr. Campbell emphasized the Rus- Men expecting to attend should sign in Dean Francis Bacon's office, 232 Student Union before 10 a m. today. ties in the closed waters. Dance Club Calls Meeting lancing are invited to attend the first meeting to the University mce club to be held tonight in (the dance studio of the Women’s gymnasium at 7:30 p.m. Trojans who have had dancing .xperience, who are interested in Sessions Gives Third Organ Recital Today Prof. Archibald Sessions turns to outstanding though less hackneyed works for organ by Handel. Bach, and Liszt in his third recital today at twelve M. in Bovard auditorium. Compositions featured are as follows: Finale jrom the B jlat Concerto.... BY LEE CLARK By using a speedometer which will click off cosmic rays Doheny library recently received a varied collection of over 1000 books from the estate of the late Dr. Joseph P. Widney, one of the founders of the university and a former president. Mrs. D. McCarty, daughter of Dr. Widney, presented with the Pettengill Talks On Pacifism Should war be declared by the United States, what attitude should be taken by the college student? This as well as other questions on peace will be discussed by Dr. I sian's dire need of mrnufactured ; goods and their lack of technical ability. He told of high prices being offered on the streets for ole. clothing “Belgium and Holland are Che focal points for the next move, for I through these countries the warring , rations must march.” declared ; Ross Berkes in speaking on the smaller powers. Berkes spoke of the members of the Oslc group assuming independent policies. “This is a war that nolx>dy really Continued 0.1 Page Fool instead of miles, two former SC students, Piara S. Gill and coljection a bookplate designed by Robert A- Pettingill of the econom Anthony Euwer. The bookplate is !ics department in his address to Norman J. Holter, are counting and measuring cosmic rays at their laboratory in Beverly Hills. The two physicists constructed the cosmic-speedometer at the University of Chicago laboratories especially for this work. They are working under the supervision of Arthur H. Compton, form- of Dr the Roger Williams clu, 12 tcday ip 322 Student Union. M., Preliminary calculations on the basis of these measurements con- firm the predominance of extreme- , lg92 to lg95 as president a symbolic interpretation Widney’s life. Dr. Widney was a famous figure Included in Dr. PettingLl s talk in the early history of SC. He will be a discussion of the attitude was a founder, and served from °f Christians ln Amerwa towarG Illinois Club Honors President The Mid-Day Luncheon club of er Nobel prize winner in physics, j1? h|Bh enerf cosmic rays. About ! 70 per cent of the radiation reach-Measurements are being taken at jng sea.level from the outer at_ several different points on the earth s here consists of particles hav- surface, Beverly Hills being chosen energies of more than two bil-because of its location. Jion volts years he was dean of the School of Medicine, which he established. Over 50 medical books, some of According to Physicist Gill, “The These high-energy particles, sub- creating and arranging dance mu- will spend the evening on Treasure ic. or who have any other inter- Island, stated Pete Conn, director ?sts in dancing are urged to at- of the band. tend, according to Elaine Lackey, Round-trip rates to Berkeley, San ^president of the club. Francisco and back are $9 in “To receive class credit for at- coaches with reclining chairs, and tending the meeting students must $10 plus berth charge for tourist be registered in dance classes,” said sleepers. Tickets are now available Miss Lackey. in Student Union. First All-Commerce Assembly f Year To Convene Tuesday First all-commerce assembly of the year will take place ext Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Bovard auditorium. All commerce lasses will be dismissed at that time. Speakers for the meeting will be Dr. Reid Lage McClung. ean of the College of Commerce and Business Administra- ion. and Bob Herten. president of------ he college. Instructors will be in- “Ideals of The College of Com-’oduced from the stage. merce" is the subject of Herten’s Dean McClung’s topic will be, j speech. It will be delivered follow-TCnow Ypur College.” He will de- ing the *alk by Dean McClung. :cribe the various organizations op- The traditional College of Com-,n for membership to commerce merce bam dance is planned for students, also giving the eligibility Saturday. October 21. The dance is les. The assembly will be especial- an annual event, and Ls to be held Jy valuable to freshmen and others in a typical farm atmosphere. Danc-hc ar* new to the Trojan campus, ers will le dressed in farm and accordinf to Herten. backwoods costumes, says Herten. 1 [ included in the collection, as well | as pamphlets and magazines. The books will be put in the particles bombard the earth’s sur- jects of extensive research, have st^s for general student use, ................................................ Handel face from all diiections. They pene- teen named mesons. They are a according to library authorities. Handel’s gift for lively inven- trate our rooftops, our bodies, and newlv discovered fundamental con- ---- tion is well displayed in this con- only lose their tremendous energy stituent of the universe, relatively certo. one of 12 which he after penetrating deeply into the littie is known about them, wrote for organ. earth's crust. No harm is done, for Several cosmic ray counters are R , they are so small that they pene- used in this work. Each counter is Adagio m A . \inor .......................n >■ tratg ordinary matter as an air- automatically set in a different di- For 10 the present war as witnessed by the Springfield. Illinois, was host, yes-recent happenings in the belliger- i terday, to Dr. Rufus B. von Klein-ent‘ countries, and of the possible Smid. who paused there before degredation of the Christian church j leaving for New York snd Wash-them published in the 1860 s, are 1 in the future to a mere tribal wor- ington. - - - ..............—« 'ship as a result of the war. I The organization, composed of As the topics to be discussed are , Springfield business men, gathered of un versa! importance, students of at its regular noon session t» hear any religion are invited to attend, an address by Dr. von KleinSmid. Reservations must be made early j now conducting university business in the offices of the student council Ion a transcontinental trip. 011 religion, social lounge, Student I Dr. von KleinSmid is expected to Union 1 return to the campus Or tober 14. Although generally published as the middle section of the Toccata and Fugue in C Major, this adagio is not a development of either one of these, but rather a composition of exceptional beauty, worthy of individual attention. rifle shot penetrates chicken wire.” rection at given intervals by a The apparatus, which has been system of clocks and relays. Com- running for about five weeks, reg- parisons can thus be made of the isters each ray by tripping a count- intensity of the radiations from dif- eter dial on an automobile. ferent' directions. Fantasia and Fugue on Bach Liszt Q KnODf To Speak Tonight T.is*fs onntiHhiitinne tn nrsan “ “ Before Westminster Club Four Sororities Hold Presentation Teas Tomorrow Campus fraternities and sororities will have an opportunity to in-! The Drama Workshop launched its first meeting of tht spect the 208 new sorority pledges year }n the Touchstone theater yesterday with a large turn- , cl—^ ~,?v-1 Large Cast Reports For Workshop Drama Liszt's contributions to organ literature have until recently laid in comparative neglect. He considered the organ u majestic instrument, and this powerful Fantasia and Fugue is match for the magnitude of the instrument. It also marks the creation of a new pi&nistic style. Professor Sessions is a former student of Dupre and Guilmant, famous Parisian organists and composers. Highlights of his career as an organist have included a concert tour of Europe with Madame Nellie Melba and concerts in Jerusalem. Constantinople. and Au.c.-alia. At various times he has held the post of organist for the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian church in New York, the American church in Paris, and St. John's church in Los Angeles. at a series of presentation affairs scheduled for this and next week Zeta Tau Alpha will present its new pledges at a tea dance tomorrow from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Presentation teas to be given tomorrow afternoon include Phi Mu, Alpha Reception and supper given by the Westminster club for all Presbyterians is scheduled for this evening at 5:30 at the Church of the Redeemer, 36th street and Vermont. Purpose of the supper is to acquaint the new Presbyterians flQm“ 3“io“5730 o'clock, on campus with upper-class members of the church, accord- The pledges of Delta Zeta, Kap out for the tryouts of the production “The Wind and the Rain” to be given November 14, 15, and 16. “The Wind and the Rain” a three-act comedy by Merton Hodge concerns college life in boarding house just off the campus of a Scottish university. There winter of 1942 in a university. Nick, the lead, is a conscientious objector Delta Pi. and Alpha Chi Omega, are nine parts in the play, three to the wave of propaganda over- whelming the boys. Other characters are Rod, the ing to Winfield Nagley, president oi the club. Nagley will also announce the activities for the year which include commissions in faith and life. Dr. Carl Sumner Knopf, who is to speak on the subject, "The Bible in the Modern World.” will be introduced by Donald G. Stewart, club counselor. Emphasizing the part that the Bible plays in the present crisis. Dr. Knopf will discuss the Bible as it really is and as it helps the individual to meet the problems of modern living. A short program including selected readings and vocal selections by members of tne club and group singing of school songs has been prepared. Although the group is sponsored by the Presbyterian club. Nagley invited members of other faiths to attend tonight’s meeting. All who are interested should report to the religion office, third floor, 8tudent Union. for women and six for men. _________—0116 the womens parts is that' pa Delta, and Delta Gamma will of an old Scottish dame. The oth- poet: Al, the fraternity aouse pres-be presented Monday afterncon at ers.are juveniles. Male parts are ident, and BUI and Jim, two fra-teas from 3 to 5:30 p.m. all young medical students. tern ity boys. Kappa Alpha Theta will intro- Further tryouts will be held on Officers for the comir.g semester duce its new pledges at a tea next j Tl ursday and Friday at 3:30 in the Wednesday, October 11 from 3:30 Touchstone theater, to 5:30 pjn., while Delta Delta1 Tryouts for ‘ Blow Bugle Blow,” j Delta pledges will be presented ! a one-act play to be given Novem- I Friday, October 13. ber 1, 2, and 3 will also be held necessary for eligibility to try out. Gamma Phi Beta will give its on Friday at 3:30. Production crew for ti e plays in- presentation te& Monday, October “B'.ow Bugle Blow” was written elude Bill Bo>er, assistar t piay p. 0-16 from 3 to 5 p.m. Beta Sigma by Jane Lewis, ’SS), and will be di- duction manager, Omicron presented tti pledges yes- wiil be elected at the Friday meeting. A grade point average of one point for the preceding semester is t®rday. Ray Anderson, rected by Bill Smale. The play is stage manager; and Biuce Black-m war story and takes place in the stooe, publicity manager. / / V N/
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 31, No. 15, October 05, 1939|
|Description||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 31, No. 15, October 05, 1939.|
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Editorial Offices RI-4111 Sta. 227 Night - - - RI-3606
United Press Assn.
Direct Wire Service
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1939
Mass Rally For Peace Scheduled
Youths of Southland
To Meef Monday
“We don’t have to go to war!” will be the slogan of the Southern California Youth rally for peace when it stages a mass demonstration at the Philharmonic au d i t o r i u m. Monday, October 9, at 8:30 p.m.
More than 100 youth leaders representing labor, religion, college, and business under the leadership of Don Brown, former UCLA student body president and son of Joe E. Brown, are directing the conclave demonstrating youths’ united stand against war and for la vigorous, just solution of America’s own social problems.
TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY A statement issued by the youth leaders of the rally read:
“It is our job. representing a variety of interests, to accept our per-
Gifford Named Commissioner Of Elections
New Official Sets Date, Regulations For Freshman Poll
Al Gifford, Trojan Knight and sonal responsibility for expressing president of Zeta Beta Tau fra-
a common will for peace and the temity, yesterday was named by
values for which, in peace, we can Michael MacBan. ASSC president,
continue work.’’ to fill the position of commissioner
An inter-political and inter-sec- 0f elections. Gifford's appointment tarian movement, its purpose is to was eonf’rmed by the student sen-
unite political, religious, and other youth groups on two fundamental points —