DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 31, No. 80, February 08, 1940
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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, FEBRUARY 8, 1940 NUMBER 80 t Dinner 'rojan Squad Plans I All-American Program For Club Celebration 'roy’s all-American football lyers will turn to grease in ts and theatrical outfits ^tead of their usual gridiron js tonight when SC’s wide-f-publicized gridders perform the Trojan club’s Fathers td Sons banquet in the Foy-o? Town and Gown. |The occasion is the club’s lelvation of SC’s championship |ason. Attendance is limited to embers of the Trojan football am and their fathers and “100 r cent Trojans.” Many were the times during iar^prback Grennie Lansdell'j-DibaH career that he thrilled owns with his long runs and sses. but never before has he been own to warble soul-stirring songs r the fans. Tonight he is appear-? for a limited engagement—very nited — with Howard Stoecker. int left tackle, and Johnny Stone-aker. massive right end. to enter-in in song. They bill themselves “The Shower Trio.” ILYIN PRESIDES Directing the.“a la grid entertainer' as master of ceremonies will G en Galvin, left end whose last tempts over the footlights were *de during the 1938 Varsity show. Versatile Bob Hoffman has un-vered still another talent for pub-consumption. He has already uned fame as football player, hoc-ty man. and gymnast. Tonight he 111 yodel a few melodies, cowboy le. If the Democrats could see Phil ispar's imitation of President [►osevelt. Phil would be drafted • a third term, so convincing is he the role. He will imitate other [ll-<nown personalities also. Bob Hoffman "I'm an old cou band’’ Phil Gaspar ’’rr i in ends . Cow Deceives Scientists; Proves To Be Hard Hearted Dr. Bruce M. Harrison, zoologist at SC, has discovered that the supposedly contented cow is somewhat hard-hearted . . . a cow’s heart has bones. This fact is a relatively recent discovery in scientific circles. Dr. Harrison was the first to study exhaustively the bovine anatomical phenomenon of -—- Layers turn actors Charles Morrill, called by his [inmates “Hamburger Face.” will [ with Gaspar in the performance imitations. Sal Mena will prefit a dissertation of "Hunting Tig-in Mexico.” while Jack Stephen, lari an tackle, will play a piano io. closing the evening's program will [movies of the SC-Tennessee Rose [wl game and of the fourth quar-I of the SC-Duke Rose Bowl game 193®. one or two cardiac bones. It has opened a new field of research which may apply to the human heart. By examining more than 50 hearts, it was found that all contained one and frequently two bones varying from two to seven centimeters in length. It was also dis-j covered that the bone formation was similar to that of ordinary bone with layers, cells, and a matrix. “We conclude that this formation in cattle is nature's method of giving strength to the walls of sections of the heaTt and to its valve,” said Dr. Harrison. “This organ was undoubtedly equipped to take care cf thc simple demands made upon it centuries ago when the bovine was content to graze quietly on the range. But when the cow began to over-exert the heart by running and frequently stampeding, nature had to adjust the blood pump.” Despite occasional mention of the phenomenon by research workers, no definite material on the function of the heart-bones has been available. The bureau of animal husbandry and the Carnegie institution at Washington were among the sources queried. olumbus Crew [waits Return Germany AN FRANCISCO. Feb. 7—<T.P>— 312 officers and men of the ttled German liner Columbus to-|ht ended their third week at ]el island immigration station tl no immediate solution to their blem of getting back to Germany. Tiile their consulate wrestled the problem of slipping them bss the Pacific, the men were still ro?red in two groups at the ad-istration center and at hospital at Angel island. be United States is billing Ger-y for their board and lodging the rate of nearly $1,000 a day. japan's decision to carry no more ligerent nationals eligible for litary service aboard Japanese ps increased the Columbus crew’s biems. It was originally planned send them across the Pacific on nese ships. Otto Denzer. German vice-3Ul, said the labor department Tashington had not yet answered protest against cancellation of re leave privileges for the Col-bus crew. Senate Revives House-Approved Anti-Lynch Bill Radio Division Plans New School Program A new series of dramatized fairy tales has been started by the university radio division in response to a request made by the Mutual-Don Lee broadcasting system for weekly programs to be broadcast for children of primary grades of west coast schools. The SC series is but one of three which the Don Lee system requested to be handled by various colleges. Pasadena junior college and San Diego State college are also presenting a series. The broadcasts are heard by the children in various schoolrooms where listening periods are a regular part of the school curriculum. “It is an excellent opportunity for entering and returning students who have a desire to go on the radio, to do so,” believes Dick Huddleston, director of radio. “We would welcome aspirants for parts in these broadcasts,” he continued, mentioning that writers and typists could be used. The scripts now used are being prepared by Seymour Andrews and Nancy Thompson, members of the radio staff and the honorary radio fraternity, Gamma Beta Alpha. Three bulletins will be published by the county schools of California in conjunction with the present series of programs. Appearing at six-week intervals, the bulletins will contain synopses of the stories to be presented and will also Contain suggested methods on the method WASHINGTON. Feb. 7—(IIP) — A senate judiciary subcommittee took up the perennial anti-lynching bill today by hearing two spokesmen for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People urge its enactment. Already approved by the house, the measure would authorize impo-sition by the federal government of j °* Presentation. fines on counties and county law officers found negligent in protecting prisoners from mob violence. Walter H. White, executive secretary of the association, denied that lynching is a diminishing evil, as contended by opponents of the legislation. He said that many lynchings occur in rural southern 1 areas which are never mentioned Nineteen sophomores in the Colin press reports. lege of Architecture and Fine Arts Arthur H. Spingarn. president of are now in the process of completing the association, asserted that the studies relating to southland resi-nation’s failure to abolish lynchings dential design. New Design Method Sought has diminished this country's influence in the case of protests against persecution of minorities in foreign lands, and said that Germany's treatment of Jews and other minority groups was patterned on handling of the Negro problem here. Stanford Refuses Finnish Benefit mmer Session Try New Plan ntner session at SC will be di-into three terms this coming instead of the two that were marv in the past years, it was ovnced recently. The summer is in its 35th year, ding educators from 332 large 'ersities and colleges of the ted States and Mexico will be the faculty next summer, in tion to the regular SC faculty, announced by university au- es. Guided by Prof. Clayton M. Baldwin. they hope to bring about the development of a new approach toward home design to meet not only the requirements of the family that is to occupy a planned dwelling. but also to fit the home to its site with the greatest possible degree of exactness. “Streamlined architectural education" is the term Professor Baldwin uses in describing the new method of instruction. Its primary objective is the practical training of architectural students in the evolving of home plans for specific sites, families, or clients. Santa Anita village, a new residential community being developed Britain Fears New Irish Crisis Executions Stir Republican Army; . Nazi Aid Charged LONDON, Feb. 7—(U.P.) — The British government tonight prepared for a new crisis in Anglo-Irish relations and intensified German efforts to bring about an Irish uprising after the execution at Winton Green prison in Birmingham of two young terrorists of the outlawed Irish Republican army. With Ireland stirred to high wrath, the Irish Republican army I appeared to have gained a popular issue with which to push its campaign for forcible union of independent Eire and northern Ireland which is a part of the United Kingdom. NAZIS CHARGED The British government has accused Germany of sending the IRA financial aid by way of the United States and it is feared now that with Barnes and Richards being given the roles of “martyrs” the Nazis will seize upon the opportunity to increase the Irish-British diffi-I culties. The British government also is concerned with the possibility that the executions will arouse Irish Americans to attack Britain and the British cause among the people of the United States. MINISTER JEOPARDIZED Eamon de Valera, the New York-I bom prime minister of Eire, is faced with one of tha most dangerous situations of his turbulent career as direct consequence of the executions. By ironic circumstances De Valera, who was one of the leaders of the 1916 Easter rebellion and a thorn in Britain’s flesh throughout the World war. now represents Britain’s best hope of avoiding serious trouble with the Irish. Although he still maintains an uncompromising demand for an end of the Eire-Ulster partition, De Valera has militantly opposed the IRA extremists’ demand that Eire take advantage of Britain’s preoccupation with the war to seize the six northern counties by force. BOMBERS EXECUTED Barnes and Richards were executed for planting a bomb in a bicycle basket on the main street of ; Coventry last August 25 and killing five persons and wounding about 50 others. The Coventry bombing was | the worst of a series of outrages attributed to the IRA extending back to January of 1939. There were no new outrages during today, but Britain’s wartime tension noticeably was heightened. Public officials and government buildings were under strong guard, special watches were placed over j the homes of judges who presided at the trials of IRA men. and Lon-j don was under a virtual state of ! siege with 10.000 crack agents of I Scotland Yard’s criminal investigation department supplementing ordinary uniformed and plain clothes policemen. RUSSIAN VESSEL DOCKS SAN PEDRO, Feb. 7—(U.P)—The Soviet motorship Vladimir Mayakovsky dropped anchor in Los Angeles harbor tonight to load a 200-ton consignment of molybdenite from i Colorado mines, used for hardening steel. Adamantios Th. Polyzoides ... proposes peace plan SC Professor Suggests Peace Plan for 1940 Polyzoides Proposes League of Neutrals To Exchange Views A League of Neutrals to make possible peace in 1940 is suggested by Adamantios Th. Polyzoides, SC lecturer and columnist, writing in i the current issue of the World Affairs Interpreter, quarterly magazine devoted to international rela-j tions. “The present situation calls for a plan and a design for international living. And the first step in this connection should be the calling of a world conference of neutrals, preferably in Washington, in order to exchange views and formulate plans for a new settlement of the affairs of the world, since the peace of 1919 has definitely failed to accomplish the ends for which it was called,” he said. COLLECTIVE POWER GREAT “Unfortunately the neutrals have never looked upon themselves as a great collectivity, and therefore they never figured out the prospects of their combined power. Had they done so, they might possibly discover that they have the means and the way either to stop the European war or to prevent it from spreading into their own domains. “The prospects of cooperation among the neutrals, with the purpose of restoring peace in Europe, may at first seem too ambitious and even naive. However, it is against the kind of setting now existing in Europe that a League of Neutrals should be projected.” NEUTRALS HAVE STRENGTH The 40 neutrals of the world occupy a far larger area than either the British or the French empire or the combination of the Soviet Union and the German Reich, he pointed out. They can muster between 400,-000.000 and 450.000.000 human beings. Geographically they are most strategically located, and outrank both belligerent groups in the matter of resources and natural wealth. “The net result is the impressive figure of 450.000.000 people committed to, but unfortunately not united in, the promotion of an effective policy of neutrality in the present conflict,” Mr. Polyzoides said. Dr. Rufus B. von KleinSmid . . . prepares assembly speech By Senate Proposed Reductions Of Air Appropriation Defeated by Coalition WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 — (U.P.) — The congressional economy bloc, which lists Vice-President John N. Garner among its leaders, suffered a $1,000,000 set-back today as the senate brought the $1,139,-693.528 independent offices bill to the brink of passage. A non-partisan coalition of western and southern members engineered the reversal of the economy forces by defeating, 37 to 34. an appropriation committee amendment reducing the fund for maintenance and operation of air navigation facilities of the civil aeronautics authority from $12,000,000 to $11,000,000. MEASURE DEFEATED The committee was defeated a second time a few moment later when the senate voted 41 to 11 against an amendment which would have eliminated a house restriction against purchase of oleomargerine ^or other butter substitutes by the veterans administration except for cocking purposes. The economy issue was not a part of the oleomargerine fight, however, as no direct appropriation was involved. Senate leaders expect the house-approved bill to pass tomorrow. It then will be sent back to the house for adjustment of differences, chief of which is a $39,000,000 increase in the appropriation for the maritime commission. FIGHT ANTICIPATED Another senate decision which may provoke a hot fight in confer- j ence is an appropriation of $710,- j 000 for the national resources board, | one of President Roosevelt’s pet | agencies. The house killed this camPus sites-agency, the office of government re- 'ocations production crew mem-ports and the council of personnel bers Raveled approximately 4650 administration, all under the white miles and use<* about 340 gallons of house, on the ground that they had gasoline in the process. A trip to Mile of Film Used To Shoot Troy Newsreel Forty-Three Topics Presented by Staff In Four Productions More than a mile of motion picture film was ground through the cameras of SC in the production of the Trojan Newsreel during the first semester of the 1939-40 year, according to figures released yesterday by Don Duke, student producer. Of the 5463 feet of film shot for the four issues of the movie, some 3200 feet were used in the final productions, each of which averaged 29 minutes in length, it was estimated. Statisticians also figured that if the amount of light required'for the entire semester’s shooting were burned in one hour, it would have required 648.750 watts of power. There were 273 locations used for shooting, which included 8? off-Going to and from ir bers traveled no legal status. Garner who yesterday told friends that he would support future reductions if tie votes made it possible for him to cast a ballot, was not in the chamber today when the western and southern senators set the Berkeley for the California football game by two camera units was included in those figures. STATISTICS GATHERED Forty-three different topics were filmed and presented by the staff. Seventeen other events were cov- Dr. Knopf Schedules Chapel Services Interdenominational meditation services will be conducted for the first time this semester by Dr. Carl S. Knopf, university chaplain, in the L.ttle Chapel of Silence at 7:35 a.m. tomorrow. The services a*e open to aM students. economy bloc back on its heels after ered but not used in the final pro-a three-hour battle. It was led by duction. Senator Pat McCarran, D„ Nevada. Other statistics gathered by the who recalled the tragic death a few staff included the following: years ago of the late Senator Bron- First SC dance covered in color, son Cutting, R., New Mexico, in an the Pan-HeUenic formal, airplane crash. j First natural sound effects used “I don’t want to see, for the sake last semester, of a million dollars, another acci- First aerial shots in the Trojan dent in which a member of this dis- Newsreel, covering of the SC-Stan-tinguished body or any other clti- ford game and rooting section card stunts. Longest issue, the third reel which showed the disputed safety in the SC-Washington game and other Homecoming activities. STAFF TO MEET The most color film was also used in that issue, which had the most off-campus acclaim of the four issues. Duke announced yesterday that new applicants for the second semester’s staff could meet him in zen loses his life,” he declared. Health Group Offers Scholarship A full tuition scholarship of $600 is available in the field of health education at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, department of biology and public health, for 1940-41., it was announced today by the Los Angeles Tuberculosis and Health association. K is avail- the cinematography office in Old able for women only. College at 2:20 p.m. tomorrow. A Further information may be ob- meeting of the current staff was also tained from the Los Angeles Tu- called for 2:30 pm. tomorrow in berculosis and Health association, the lecture room of the Cinema-122 East Seventh street, TRinity tography and Musical Activities 6584. , building. STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Feb. 7—(L'J?) — The executive council of the student body of Stanford university, former President Herbert Hoover’s alma mater, refused today to approve as a student body activ- along Huntington drive east of San ity a proposed benefit program for Marino, is being utilized by the stu-the Finnish relief funds. dents in applying the technique. The program was sponsored by -- an independent campus Finnish re- I lief committee headed by the Re-. Mormon Leader Speaks by Dr. Elton Trueblood. university chaplain. The committee is not. so far as is known, a unit of the nationwide committee formed by Hoover although the funds would have gone to the same cause. The executive council held since the established policy was not to To Deseret Club Today Gtorge A. Smith, general authority of the Mormon church of Salt Lake City will be honored by the Deseret club at a luncheon meeting at noon today in the University Methodist church. "Religion at the sanction student participation in College Level” will be discussed by partisan causes, it was declining to Mr Smith. G. Byron Done, adviser, approve the benefit as a student invites Latter Day Saints students body activity. (and friends to attend. NEW DESIGN—Shown above are Prof. Clayton M. Baldwin (left), Leanore Lane, and Al Mishele-vich, aheekwig +W meri+s of a Santa Ani+a village home plan created by architecture students. —Courtesy LA Times SC Alumni Get Naval Air Posts John T. Donovan and Kenneth S. Taylor, SC graduates, were appointed aviation cadets last week by the secretary of the navy, the oath being administered by Commander T. A. Gray, commanding officer, Naval reserve aviation base at Long Beach. Donovan and Taylor received the appointments as a result of having recently completed the primary flight training course at the Long Beach base. Donovan and Taylor will now report to the Naval air station. Pensacola. Fla., for further flight training. Upon the successful completion of this they will be commissioned in the United States Naval reserve and will be assigned to one of the navy’s aviation squadrons for active flying duty. Under the recently expanded naval reserve aviation training program, similar opportunity is available to other young college; men, according to Commander Gray. Students Music Choral Unit To Appear at First All-U Assembly The first all-university assembly of the second semester has been scheduled for Valentine's day, February 14, when Dr. Rufus B. von KleinSmid will greet all students with a welcoming address, i Dean and directors of the schools and colleges will be presented to students. Suggestions will be given to new Trojans in order to aid them in becoming orientated to the campus. The music choral unit, which has never before made a university appearance. will sing under the direction of Prof. Max Krone, following which Dr. von KleinSmid will introduce the faculty heads and give his opening address. Dr. S. Stephenson Smith, well-known educator, will be introduced during the assembly, and will give a short talk. Dr. Smith, representing the American Society of Composers. Authors, and Publishers, will give students the details of a new ASCAP fellowship competition. The educator is scheduled to speak before the Faculty club at a luncheon, and before members of Epsilon Phi, honorary English fratemity. He will lecture to students and faculty in ihe art and lecture room of Doheny library on February 14 at the time usually scheduled for the Wednesday lectures. Professor Smith has planned to meet students on February 15 for vocational conferences. Prof. Archibald Sessions, university organist, will play before and after the assembly. Legislators Open Way For War Aid WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 — The senate foreign relations committee cleared the decks for financial aid to war-invaded Finland and China today while the house defeated two proposals aimed at breaking off diplomatic relations with Russia. The committee approved, 12 to 6, a bill increasing the export-import bank's capital by $100,000,000 of which $20,000,000 could be loaned on a non-military basis to China and $20,000,000 to Finland although names of both nations are omitted. The proposed Chinese loan came as a surprise and as interpreted in some quarters as a new blow at Japan in protest against her treatment of Americans in China. Finland already has borrowed $10,000,000. The committee rejected. 15 to 3. a motion to grant the little Baltic republic a direct loan of $30,000,000 which could have been used for purchases of munitions and armaments as well as non-military supplies. As approved the bill stipulates that all loans made must be for non-mUitary purposes. Alpha Kappa Psi To Hear Insurance Official Ronald Stever, ’26, district manager of the Equitable Life Assurance society, will address members of Alpha Kappa Psi. national commerce fratemity, at 7:30 p.m. today at the Phi Kappa Tau fratemity house. Todays Organ Program Prof. Archibald Sessions, university organist, wiH play the following selections today in Bovard auditorium in the first organ program of the semester: Prelude in B minor _______Clerambault Clerambault was the most famous member of a family which had several distinguished musicians. He was conductor of Madame Maintenon’s orchestra, court organist to Louis XIV, and organist at St. Sulpice. Paris. Choral with Variations....Mendelssohn This is the first portion of Mendelssohn’s sixth Sonata. The work opens with a fine harmonization of the beautiful Choral “Vater unser im Himmeireich,” which is followed by an act of well-contrasted variations.
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 31, No. 80, February 08, 1940|
|Description||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 31, No. 80, February 08, 1940.|
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RI-4111 Sta. 227
Night - - - RI-3606
United Press Assn.
Direct Wire Service
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1940
'rojan Squad Plans
I All-American Program For Club Celebration
'roy’s all-American football lyers will turn to grease in ts and theatrical outfits ^tead of their usual gridiron js tonight when SC’s wide-f-publicized gridders perform the Trojan club’s Fathers td Sons banquet in the Foy-o? Town and Gown.
|The occasion is the club’s lelvation of SC’s championship |ason. Attendance is limited to embers of the Trojan football am and their fathers and “100 r cent Trojans.”
Many were the times during iar^prback Grennie Lansdell'j-DibaH career that he thrilled owns with his long runs and sses. but never before has he been own to warble soul-stirring songs r the fans. Tonight he is appear-? for a limited engagement—very nited — with Howard Stoecker. int left tackle, and Johnny Stone-aker. massive right end. to enter-in in song. They bill themselves “The Shower Trio.”
ILYIN PRESIDES Directing the.“a la grid entertainer' as master of ceremonies will G en Galvin, left end whose last tempts over the footlights were *de during the 1938 Varsity show. Versatile Bob Hoffman has un-vered still another talent for pub-consumption. He has already uned fame as football player, hoc-ty man. and gymnast. Tonight he 111 yodel a few melodies, cowboy le.
If the Democrats could see Phil ispar's imitation of President [►osevelt. Phil would be drafted • a third term, so convincing is he the role. He will imitate other [ll-