DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 32, No. 112, March 31, 1941
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA <jggfc. DAI LYWTROJAN XXXII NAS—Z-42 Los Angeles, Calif., Monday, March 31, 1941 No. 112 her is ard abater Voted ending Man' ckton Meet Gerald Nye Speaks Here Wednesday Graduate Students Present Senate Leader; War Prevention Forms Lecture in Porter Hall Senator Gerald P. Nye, chairman of the senate munitions investigation committee, will visit the Trojan campus Wednesday to speak in Porter hall, Law building at 2:30 p.m. on the subject “How Shall We Prevent Further Involvement in European Wars.” Nye will be presented by the Associated Graduate Students. Frasher. SC debat-le “outstanding man jward at the annual il tournament of [Delta, national for-;ty, held in Stock-he weekend. :ted with 300 speakers j leges in the west, in-!r Trojan men and wo-■s. For his victory, the ded him a wrist-watch, he award by virtue cf in men’s debate, in imed with Earl Bolton. !,he SC squad, and in poraneous speaking. IMPETE 1 to Bolton and Fras-ither Trojan debaters in the tournament. >o team award, but SC s won or placed in all s of the tournament, right and Edward Mc-Bolton and Frasher lace in men’s debate, ieden and Buff Chase place in this division. LaFollette and Mary le won fourth in wo-;. Miss LaFollette also in women's oratory. kCES Reese placed third in y. Ted Bell won fourth emporaneous speaking, lesides teaming with the first place ln men's pd third in men's ex-s speaking. With Fras-md Bell's fourth, Bol-?ave SC three of the J laces ln that division. won third in men's Ipeaking. \gement It. Reese. Inderrieden, jbble, all seniors, it was [ajor speaking engage- Frasher, with Dr. coach of the men's will go to Chicago tess of the chapters of ia Rho. national debat-peech fraternity. They contests of the congress il 3. 4 and 5. ts tour the Bolton-Fras-will give exhibitions at fsity of Nebraska, North-|iiversity, the Universities and Arizona, and other thools. Paul Edward Pauly—supervises arrangements for Senator Nye's talk. Prom Tickets Sold Today in Bookstore i Division is Tryouts ay Today for a radio workshop »ted from the Apolliad akenmg.” will take place .m. today in the radio udio. 250 Administration. >ry written by N.'ncy revised for radio pro-Alfred Seale Jr., was an tinner last year. The use an orchestra for i |ects, utilizing the un- ] Liddell of the electric organ. I ti. and oboe. fion of the program will ' | 17. ^es in 'Music” will have tings, tenor from the iiusic. as a guest vocalist bo 1:45 p.m. today. Pro-knthony Ricca, the pro-rt of the music apprecia-ulum of the city schools, pmmentator. |sion of radio will pre-bial transcription of the lor.v orchestra's recent A limited number of bids to the junior prom next Friday night are on sale for $3.85 in the Student Union bookstore this morning for non-org students. Fraternity men may secure their tickets from a salesman in their house. Dwight Hart ana Clark Liddell, co-chairmen of the formal dance urge students to buy their bids early as only 600 are available. "The 60 we put on sale Friday in the bookstore were gone by : p.m., explained Liddell. FRIDAY’S TICKETS SOLD Two orchestras have been se cured for the dance in the Blue room of the Biltmore hotel. Glenn Miller, noted exponent of sweet swing, win play for the greater part of the time. Johnny Richards and his band will entertain the dancers during intermissions Both orchestras have 17 pieces. Glenn Miller’s music will begin the prom at 9 p.m. and students may dance until 1 a.m. Students in charge of the dance have placed a ban on corsages This decision was made at a recent meeting of the junior council who looking for wavs to cut down expenses for the prom. ALL-U DANCE Smokey Martin, president of the junior class, urges all students to buy their bids now. “The junior prom is an all-university dance,” he emphasized, and students of every class, including graduates, are welcome to attend. Liddell is now making plans to have SC students attend one coast-to-coast broadcast of Glenn Miller as a body on either Tuesday. Wednesday. or Thursday nights of this week. Tickets will be given out by Senator N^e is one of a group of legislators now traveling throughout the nation presenting their views on the part the United States should play in the current world conflict. He was one of the members of the senate who opposed the passage of the lend-lease aid bill to Great Britain. NYE IS JOURNALIST In private life Senator Nye is a journalist, editor, and publisher. He was appointed to the senate in 1925 to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Senator Edwin Ladd. He was subsequently elected to the office of senator from North Dakota in 1926 and 1932. Senator Nye has a consistent record for opposition to anything that may lead to the involvement of the United States in a foreign war. ARRIVES TOMORROW Arriving in Los Angeles tomorrow morning, Senator Nye will begin an extensive schedule of local speeches. He will speak at UCLA tomorrow at 2 p.m. He will talk in the Pasadena Civic auditorium tomorrow night. Following his Los Angeles tour. Senator Nye will appear in San Diego, Portland, and Seattle. PAULY WELCOMES Paul Edward Pauly, president of the Graduate School who is in charge of the arrangements for Senator Nye's appearance, says that everyone is welcome to attend the speech and that there will be no admission charge. Another senator, A. B. “Happy” Chandler of Kentucky who recently spoke at the Interfraternity Alumni association banquet, was one of the members of the senate who vcted for the passage of the lend-lease bill. Nye cast his vote in opposition to the proposal. Baxter Reads Poetry Today “The most American of American poets” will provide selections for Dr. Frank C. Baxter's reading series today, when the English professor reads a group of poems by Carl Sandburg. The program will be heard today and hereafter at 12:10 p.m. in the art J lecture room. Doheny library, Instead of Bovard auditorium. Sandburg, often referred to as ‘ the poet of the streets and the prairies,” gained sudden world-wide fame after the publication of ‘ Chicago.” Then nearly 40. he had been milkman, barber’s apprentice, carpenter, potter, truck driver, and hotel dishwasher. He had harvested in the west, been a soldier in action, headed a college basketball team. Sandburg was editor, advertising manager, party organizer, promoter of safety devices in manufacturing, wanderer, and observer generally. After participating in the trades of men he turned to writing. The poet uses as his subject the moving life of the common man: his speech is that of “everyday” individual. U.S. Takes Axis Ships in Raid Attempted Sabotage Prompts Swift Action to Safeguard Ports WASHINGTON, March 30— (U.P.)—The United States today took into protective custody two German, 28 Italian and 36 Danish merchant ships now tied up in United States territorial waters to safeguard American ports from sabotage. Some of the Italian vessels already had been sabotaged, the coast guard said, and it was learned that officials had “strong suspicions that sabotage would be attempted aboard the vessels of Nazi-dominated Denmark.” However, the coast guard said no evidence of sabotage was found on any of the Danish vessels. MORGENTHAU’S ORDERS In widespread, suddenly executed forays, armed coast guardsmen last night and throughout today boarded and took control of the foreign ships as they lay ln American harbors. They acted on orders from Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr., who had urged and received approval for the move from President Roosevelt who is returning from a vacation in Florida waters. The action was taken under the 1917 espionage act which makes sabotaging of a ship in port an act of sabotage against the harbor. It was learned that the coast guard was not going to touch any other ships. DANES SEIZED Disclosure that the Italian and German ships were being seized was made early Sunday after naval intelligence officers had reported that Italian crews were destroying machinery on Italian vessels tied up at Norfolk, Va., and Wilmington, N. C. A late announcement by the coast guard that the Danish ships also had been seized came as a complete surprise, inasmuch a# officials had said they contemplated no move against Danish ships or those of neutral nations. Rear Admiral Russell R. Waes-che, commandant of the coast guard, told the United Press that the Danish ships were taken under protection custody because of fear of possible sabotage by “others than the crews.” givem the axe Stanford Man Renders Impressions of Troy By BILL COUGHLIN (Stanford Daily Staff Member! (A Stanford man, down from the Farm on a vacation, looks at SC>. 1. Somewhere. SC stops and Loe ert from 9 to 10 p.m. Angeles begins, but nobody knows |? on Sunday. "pwsreel. a special events Icorded the full two hour rmy Reinforces Empire Unit )RE. March 30 — <T.P> — Hits of the British army, lir Force, and the In-eached Singapore today the empire army al-Britain's rich pcs-itheast Asia. where. 2. SC doesn't like UCLA. 3. UCLA doesn't like SC. 4. There are many things that I could say about Trojan women, but the editor wouldn't print them, so there is no use writing them. However. I can say. without fearing a domineering censorship, that SC women are better looking than Stanford women. (I will probably be boycotted for that statement.) 5. SC doesn't like Stanford. 6. Stanford doesn't like SC. 7. The coffee at your Student Union ls as bad as the coffee at our Student Union, which makes it dishwater which has been saved from last Tuesday. Or it might have been Monday. 8. SC doesn’t like Cal. 9. Cal doesn’t like SC. 10. SC football players don't go to classes: they stand around and rake all the lawn they can reach from where they are talking with another football player who is standing around raking all the lawn he can reach. 11. The Daily Trojan staff is a suspicious bunch. They have their typewriters fastened down with so much iron chain and so many padlocks that it would make a Georgia convict turn green with envy. 12. SC likes nobody. 13. You finish it. Honorary Society Selects Topic for Essay Contest “The Role of the Scholar in the Present World Crisis” was the topic chosen last Friday for the essay contest sponsored by Phi Eta Sigma, national freshman men’s honorary society, Theodore G. Nilsson, president of the organization, announced. Rules governing the contest are: 1. All essays must be between 2000 and 3000 words in length and be typed double-space on one side of white 8*4x11 paper. 2. The papers should be signed with a nom de plume to help secure fairness in the Judging. The real name and address of the author should accompany each entry in a sealed envelope. 3. The entires should be turned in to the office of Dr. Francis M. Bacon, counselor of men. 225 Student Union, before May 1. The first, second, and third best papers will be awarded cash prizes by Phi Eta Sigma. Entries gaining honorable mention will receive dictionaries. Barton, Eberhard, Curfman Win Posts in ASSC Elections Evelyn Curfman—captures secretarial post by 18 votes. Mildred Eberhard — elected vice-president. Syd Barton — wins presidential race. Final Election Results ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT SECRETARY YELL KING Syd Barton ...............1663 Mildred Eberhard ... 1202 Evelyn Curfman ......918 Bob McKay ..............2256 Guy Halferty________ 866 Kass Byram ........... 723 June Schumacher_____900 *Dwain Oakley____ 1 Louise Reordan ____ 628 Winifred Clare _________709 ASSC CLASS OFFICERS SENIOR JUNIOR CLASS SOPHOMORE CLASS PRESIDENT PRESIDENT PRESIDENT Bill Henry .............................._...478 Dick Koontz .............................. 400 Zack Fanner —-----------------------367 COLLEGE OF LETTERS, ARTS AND SCIENCES PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER Paul Barthel ..............525 Shirley Millikan.......713 (No Candidate) (No Candidate) John Craig _______________223 COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER Marilyn Merritt ...................101 Carleton Winslow ..._..............„...92 Ruth Palmer .............................108 ’Harold Basker ----------.----------_...35 COLLEGE OF COMMERCE PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT TREASURER Lon Hopwood ..............................383 Beverly Heywood ......... .....374 ‘Martha Spring ...............—------1 COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER Kenneth Gunn ..........45 (No Candidate) Jack Morrow ................22 Jim Tweedt -------------45 Charles Eckert _________44 Jerome Lind —.........-21 COLLEGE OF PHARMACY PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER Ida Jane Sales .........39 (No Candidate) (No Candidate) (No Candidate) Don Haley ..................31 Morris Tenenbaum ____ 2 SCHOOL OF MUSIC PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT SECRETARY-TREASURER Don Ralke ....................................18 Barbara Ruth Fishel ................7 William Murphy —..............-.....12 James Morrison ...........................11 Roger Pease ................................4 Ruth Trevorrow ----------------------5 SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT SECRETARY-TREASURER Stanley Spero ...........................6 (No Candidate) (No Candidate) • Write in candidates. Elections for offices in the Los Angeles University of International Relations will be held this week. Former Political Foes Issue Final Statements English Croups to Hear Authors Anita Loos and John Emerson, co-authors of the screen play. “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.” will be guests at the joint meeting of Epsilon Phi. honorary English fraternity, and the Quill club, national writing society, today at 6:30 p.m. The groups will meet at Carl’s restaurant on Figueroa and Flower street. The guests, husband and wife. wiU talk on the -“trick of writing,” according to Jane Eccles, secretary of Epsilon PhL Syd Barton Promises Better Trojan Year Syd Barton, newly chosen president-elect of the ASSC for the year 1941-42. Issued the following statement thanking those who supported him and promising a better Trojan year for next year. ‘‘First, I want to thank all the students who gave me sufficient support to elect me to this high office. I will do my best to live up to your expectations. “I think that the trust placed in me by my fellow students is probably the greatest honor ever given me in life. “I am glad the campaign was so clean and friendly, and I’ll be looking to Guy Halferty for a great deal of help in the coming year. “I also want to thank Marvin Shapiro for all his hard work and (Continued on Page Four) Rumania Issues Degree to Jews BUCHAREST, March 27—(U.E)— The Rumanian government took over by decree tonight all urban property of Jews who were not Rumanian citizens prior to 1916, with limited exceptions. All rural property of Jews was taken over by the decree of last October 8. Guy Halferty Thanks Voters for Support Guy Halferty, defeated candidate for the office of ASSC president, issued the following statement thanking those who voted for him and extending his best wishes to Syd Barton, successful candidate. “My one and only venture into politics over, I can once more retire to the blessed anonymity from which I was so violently upturned last week. “Although defeated, I actually lost nothing. I feel that I gained much out of this campaign. There were 866 votes cast for me, none of which I solicited so I can truthfully say I gained many friends. “The campaign was so free of lies and mud that I lost no friends even among my bitterest rivals. “I have only a great feeling of gratitude and humility that so many people had faith in what I stood for. I can never thank all those people individually, but I hope they understand how much I appreciate their trust. “Syd Barton will make a fine president. I’m going to give him my full support, and I know he’s got a tough Job ahead of him next year.” "I also want to thank Marvin Shapiro and congratulate him on the cleanliness of the election. Library Given Movie Script The original working manuscript of the picture, “Kitty Foyle,” was presented to Doheny library through the cinema department Friday, by David Hempstead, RKO producer Hempstead came to the campus and visited* a cinema class to present the script. Dr. Rufus B. von KieinSmid acknowledged it. SC students had voted the picture the best of last year in a Daily Trojan poll, and the Academy of Motion. Picture arts awarded Ginger Rogers an “Oscar” for her characterization of the title role. The* cinema department considers the manuscript the most valuable of 300 that major studios have donated to the university for the cinema research library. From working-notes in the mar gins of the script Hempstead discussed the mechanics and structure of the picture. “To reproduce the experiences of women who see themselves chosing between a home and a career, we introduce the device of the mirror, he said. Recount Settles Close Race for Secretary Henry Koontz, Farmer Capture Presidencies of Respective Classes Syd Barton, Phi Kappa Psi, defeated Guy Halferty, non-org. for the office of ASSC president by a wide majority in the elections last Friday which produced one of the heaviest votes in many years. Barton received 1663 votes, 797 more than Halferty, who received 866. A total of 2529 students voted in the elections. Mildred Eberhard. Alpha Delta Pi, became vice-president and earned the title “SC official hostess” by virtue of her large vote of 1202 Her closest opponent was Kass Byram, Kappa Alpha Theta, who polled 723 votes, followed by Louise Reordan, Delta Gamma, with 628 ballots. CLOSE CONTEST In the closest contest of the election, Evelyn Curfman, Delta Delta Delta, defeated June Schumacher, Alpha Gamma Delta, by the narrow margin of 18 votes. Winifred Clare, Chi Omega, received 709 votes. Miss Curfman garnered 918 votes to Miss Schumacher’s 900. The race was so close that Marvin 8hapiro, elections commissioner, ordered a recount to insure accuracy in the final tabulation. The final outcome of the presidential and vice-presidential race was evident early in the evening, but determining the successful secretarial candidate kept the senate and election committee members counting until almost midnight. BALLOT COUNTERS The ballot counters worked in shifts of three people, one counting the votes, one tallying, and one checking. Each of the shift* took turns in going to dinner. Bob McKay was elected yell king with 2256 votes in his favor. Dwain Oakley, assistant yell king this year, received one vote. Numerous write-ins for this office were declared ineligible. Included among these were Dean William Green Hale, Yehudi. Hitler, Mussolini, and King Edward. Runing unopposed. Bill Henry received the presidency of the senior class, while Dick Koontz had no competition for the office of junior class president. Zack Fanner received the sophomore presidency with no candidates opposing his election. BARTHEL WINS In the contest for the presidentcy of the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, Paul Barthel won over John Craig. Barthel collected 525 votes to 223 for his opponent. Shirley Millikan was the only contestant for the office of vice-president of LAS. Carleton Winslow will be the (Continued on Page Four) Wallace Charges Nazis With Domination Try CHICAGO, March 30—(HE)—Vice president Henry A. Wallace charged tonight that “Nazism is endeavor ing to dominate the world” and en joined the United States “to re main unyielding and unflinching Fisher Gallery to Display Work of Art Students The works of outstanding art students of seven Califomia universities and colleges will feature the monthly exhibition in the Elizabeth Holmes Fisher gallery of fine arts starting April 3. Honoring student participants and faculties of the respective art departments, a tea from 3 to I p.m. will open the event April 3, Miss Winifred Poingdestre, curator of the gallery, said Friday. The display win include 50 oil and water color paintings by students from SC, UCLA, Scripps, Occidental, Redlands, Pomona, and Pepperdine. A ceramics and silver exhibit by Dr. Glen Lukens and Prof. Hudson B. Roysher of SC will supplement the fine arts showing. Sunday will be the last day that the current exhibit of oil miniatures and paintings of faculty members will be shown.
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