DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 32, No. 134, May 05, 1941
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DAI LYmTROJAN CXII NAS—Z-42 Los Angeles, Calif., Monday, May 5, 1941 No. 134 R Says U.S. Fuehrer ady to Fight America |ent Speaks at Woodrow Wilson Shrine; That Axis Powers Will Perish )N, Va., May 4—(U.P.)—President Roosevelt to-»d anew America’s faith in the freedom of democ-le world and asserted that the United States is kdy to fight again” to preserve that faith. |tmg as a new ration tl [birthplace of President filson, he said that iso-idle dream and that this nation must accept Abilities in the com-rorld powers. ^son) taught that de-lld not survive in iso-Roosevelt said. “We judgement and his BIRTHPLACE fvelt spoke to a crowd aid brick manse where bom—a speech which reek end pilgrimage to of Presidents Wilson Monroe, upon whose >e is orienting the na-in the crisis of 1941. |ifax, British ambassa-Jnited States, and Lady re in the audience as t'elt warned the Axis the precedents of his-Ite that their system FIGHT meeting today to dedishrine of freedom.” tit said. “By this ac-bearing true witness that is in us—a sim-the freedom of demo-world. « he kind of faith for ^ave fought before—foi of which we are ever it again. tragic conflict which witnesses today and Itens everthing we have as a free people, we pearly than ever before ling strength of things lit.” Low Water ain Wreck , Calif., May 5—— in the boiler was ten-lamod today for the ex-|f a Southern Pacific pomotive and the dev.n iinmen. ithem Pacific company I was no evidence of sab-explosion blew the lo-|a heavy mountain-type, derailed 19 cars of the a. are Engineer Philip Y. Luis Obispo; Fireman Lean, 36; San Francisco; Herbert Horan, San and Apprentice Brake-Schowendaller, San Beverly Royston queen. sophomore Hitler Scorns U.S. War Aid to Britain in Boastful Speech BERLIN, May 4—(U.P.) — Adolf Hitler in an exultant speech to the worla tonight defied United States aid to Britain with an assertion that Germany can defeat “every conceivable coalition in the world.” He said Nazism would survive for 1000 years. The reichsfuehrer spoke for one hour and seven minutes, beginning at 6:05 p.m., before hand-picked j deputies of the reichstag in Kroii The theater of all-out warfare moved to Bovard field opera house in their first sitting Friday afternoon as freshman warriors out-powered and out-since immediately after the col- flanked the more experienced sophomore forces to win the lapse of France. annual freshman-sophomore brawl and break the 3-year supremacy of sophomore classes in the annual event. ltf was an exhausted and ragged Freshmen Win Brawl; Break Losing Streak ’em Riders <ct Mood ll-U Show mg sedately down |ty avenue defying ffic (and gravity, lartin Black. all-U :tor and Virginia tennis girl in the It over the public man’s dream Fri-advertising “The Way” while rid-^idem bicycle. )air's clothes ar-lore attention than -seater bike. Black |a four-button, sin-sted coat, narrow Bers, high shoes, and traw hat. The girl 1890 hat, and a lat would make a weeper turn green [omewhere near tee and Vermont, ig-muscled Trojans ie machine to the it the surprising speed of 12 miles President Roosevelt — “United States is ready to fight" Hossain Offers Talk on Ghandi Lecture Series End Wednesday Mahatma Ghandi as man and as statesman will be the subject Wednesday of the final talk in the weekly lecture series when Syud Hossian, lecturer in history, discusses "Mahatma Ghandi as I Know Him.” Hossian will speak in the art and lecture room, Doheny library, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The program will I be open to the public. FRIEND OF GHANDI The SC educator is a friend and , co-worker of Mahatma Ghandi j and in 1937 wrote a book about the Hindu leader, “Ghandi, the Saint ! as Statesman.” . . . Within a short time after pub- i lice tion of this work, the publishers received requests from British German, and Indian printing he uses for permission to put out editions in their countries. Hossian's book presents a picture of the Nationalist movement among one-fifth of the population of the world and also sets forth Ghanil's plan for world reconstruction. The book contains a message from the Indian statesman, saying: MAKES LECTURE TOUR “Here is my message. There is no escape for man or woman, black or white, or for the East or the West except through innocence (nonviolence* and truth.” Hossian, who has traveled and studied extensively in India and Europe, is noted for a number of books that he has written. H» has been making a lecture tour ah mt the United States and has addressed various educational institutions on ihe- subjects of world affairs and oriental literature. Debaters Compete in Final Contest Finr.lists will compete in the annual debate contest next Tuesday in Touchstone theater at 3:00 p.m. under the direction of Harry West, manager. The three winners will each receive a gold cup. and will be thc top team-members on next year’s debate squad. WTilliam A. Bowen sponsored these awards every year until his death, but the prizes are still given in his name. Mr. Bowen was a former SC student and a prominent lawyer in Los Angeles. Those who will compete in the debate are: Vivian Clark. Ted Bell. Lee Hodge, Karl Kappel. WTar-ren Lane, Edward McDonnell. Seymour Vinacur, and Raymond Rees. CHIRCHILL CALLED ‘MADMAN Master of one-third of Europe after driving the British from their last foothold on the European con- j tinent. Hitler boasted of his light- | ning Balkan conquests and warned that • madman and fool” Winston Churchill that the Nazi luftwaffe will give Britain 100 bombs for one. He avoided direct reference to the United States and its arsenal of democracy, but he berated the "democratic agitators” abroad who are trying to crush Germany and asserted that no pool of industrial power was vast enough to halt Germany’s march of conquest. ‘‘When today democratic agitators of countries to which the Germans have never done any harm threaten to choke our state with force by their capitalistic system and material production, I answer that we will never again witness a 1918 but' will rise in ever-higher achievements,” he shouted from the opera house's swastika-draped podium. NAZI POWER LAUDED “The German reich and her allies at present have power, militarily, economically and above all morally, which is superior to every conceivable coalition in the world. *T look to the future with perfect tranquility and the greatest confidence.” Foreign observers, disappointed in the speech, found no clue in it to Germany's next war moves, noted that Hitler made no reference to a possible invasion of the British isles and saw indications that Hitler is doubtful now of an early victory. Hitler Address Lightly Regarded WASHINGTON, May 4 —(U.E) — Adolf Hitler’s address was regarded in official circles here as primarily intended for home consumption and unlikely to affect this nation’s policy of supplying all-out aid to Great Britain and her allies. Officials withheld public comment but pointed out privately that the Nazi leader merely reiterated a position which he had adopted early in the war. They did not appear to be impressed by his threat to drop 100 bombs on Britain for every one released on Germany. They said they believed that this country’s answer to Hitler's outburst lay in the president's speech today at Staunton. Va. Mr. Roosevelt said bluntly that the United States is ready once again to fight, if necessary, to preserve its freedom. Parley Begins Today at 2 p.m. Educators Discuss Personality Problems Problems of cooperation among religion, psychology, and medicine to serve personality wil be analyzed in a five-day conference which opens here today at 2 p.m. The program of the firpt day will include a panel discussion on “A Study of Personality Needs,” from 2 to 4 p.m.; a lecture on “Medical Aspects of Marriage Relations” by Dr. Raymond McBur-ney, assistant clinical professor of the SC School of Medicine, and the first of the five-lecture series by Dt. Harry Bone, consulting psychologist from New York City. CHAIRMAN NAMED Seward Hiltner, of New York, executive secretary of the committee on religion and health of the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America, will serve as chairman for the lecture by Dr. Bone on “The Development of Personality,” at 7 p.m., and also for the afternoon panel discussion. Speaker at' the panel will be Dr. David D. Eitzen, assistant professor of pastoral service at SC, who is also the chairman for the afternoon lecture by Dr. McBumey. STUDENTS ADMITTED Participants in the panel include: George D. Nickel, president of the Los Angeles chapter of the American association of social workers; Dr. Walter A. Bayley, chief of the surgical staff at the County hospital; Dr. W. Bradford Bayless, director of religious education at' the Pasadena Presbyterian church; Christine A. Larson, superintendent of nursing at the California Lutheran hospital, and others. Students will be admitted to the conference upon presentation of their activity books. Faculty members will be admitted free of charge. Baxter Will Read Millay s Poems ‘Edna St. Vincent Millay, the most important of American women poets, has had long experience in writing verse. She is deeply moved by these troublous times— she is a part of them.” Thus does Dr. Frank C. Baxter describe the writer from whose works he will read selections today at 12:30 p.m. in the art and lecture room. Doheny library. Miss Millay is regarded as one of the most versatile and popu- YWCA Members Nominate Officers Before a group of YWCA members in Touchstone theater Friday at a noon assembly, Dorothy Hepip, Delta Delta Delta, and Betty Lou Stone. Pi Beta Phi. accepted nominations to run for the office of president of the “Y.” » Campaign activities will consist primarily of individual contacts and sorority support. Vice-president candidates who accepted nomina ions were Ilda Gerber, Gamma I hi Bet:;, and Martha Proudfoot. Ilappa Alpha Theta. Shirley Millikan, Delta Gamma, and Sherry Ardell, Delta Zeta, will compete for the office of secretary. Elizabeth Stowell, non-org. will seek the office of treasurer. Members of the “Y” will vote tomorrow in front of the Adminis- band of r-osh that presented the troph 'fnk, to Freshman Queen , •• i afte*- nearly an hour of titaiu. > u that centered about1 a huge o _; rubber ball that repeatedly defied the efforts of both forces to push it across the goal lines at opposite ends of the Bovard arena. ROPE DISAPPEARS Four events had originally been scheduled for the brawl, but after the grueling 3-1 push-ball battle it was found that the rope intended for the tug-o-war had disappeared, no sacks were available for the sack race, and tl)e weary contestants couldn’t summon up any enthusiasm for a water war. The festivities began under cold, foreboding skies with the announcement of Carol Morrison, Alpha Chi Omega, as freshman queen, and Jacquie Williams, Alpha Gamma Delta, and Joan Mclnnis, Delta Gamma, as her two attendants. The sophomore queen was Beverly Royston, Delta Delta Delta. TEAMS LINED UP The two squads were lined up at their goal lines by Tom Eddy, Knight president, and were each composed of 25 of the heftiest members of the ’43 and ’44 classes that could be found. A grand melee followed the signal to rush for the ball, which was placed in the center, and players constantly were dropped beneath the feet of the other contestants by flying blocks and tackles. Constant bickering about the number of men and the inequality of the teams distances from the ball marked each halt in the proceedings. and the sophomores were awarded a technical goal at one point because of the number of enthusiastic freshmen that rushed from the sidelines to help their cause. CONTESTANTS TIRE Scattered bodies gave Bovard’s turf somewhat the appearance of a battlefield during the rest period, for immediately upon the signal to stop all contestants dropped on their backs wherever they were and awaited the continuance of play in prone positions. The coveted gold trophy was not to be found when the frosh had finally shoved over their third and winning goal, but a brief search by several freshmen unearthed its hiding place and it left the field under the protection of a heavy frosh guard. ’ • Block Expects Full House Every Night; Quartet Sings Today A sell-out is what Mort Block, play productions manager, expects for all performances of the all-U show, “The American Way,” by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, when the production opens at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday. “Tickets for the Saturday evening performance will probably go first,” he said. “This means that any group wishing blacks of seats should make their reservations as soon as possible.” Block added that cast members may obtain their block reservations from Herb Sussan. PRICES LISTED Bob Earl, director of student music organizations, is supervising all music activity for the all-U show. Guy Halferty and his orchestra have recorded backgrounds for many of the scenes and they appear in person in the picnic and Armistice day sequences. Reserved seats for the show are 25 cents to students with activity books and 55 cents to the general public. The general admission price is 40 cents with no activity book privilege. Tickets with the numbers 43, 57, and 58 will enable students to make a reservation for all three performances. Fraternities and sororities will purchase their tickets through .he ticket office in the Student Union bookstore. There will be no direct sales within these organizations. ENTERTAINMENT PLANNED Beginning with the tandem bicycle stunt last Friday, there will be some form of entertainment to advertise “The American Way” each day in front of Tommy Trojan during chapel period. Today, . the bucolic barber shop quartet will sing a few of the songs from the production. Some of the titles include “I Picked a Lemon in the Garden of Love,” ‘‘After the Ball Is Over,” ‘Sidewalks of New York,” and *‘A Bicycle Built for Two.” Graduation Events Listed Commencement Exercises for Nearly 1600 Begin with Baccalaureate Services June 1 Events to be featured during the 58th annual commencement week were announced yesterday by Dr. Rufus B. von KieinSmid. Two years ago Earl Bolton won lar of modem poets and as one Lockheed Tests Available the first prize and last year the contest was won by Wallace Fraser. These two men just returned from a tour in the east* where they debated against university debate teams in the middlewest and the east who is a representative of the times. In 1925 she was commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera company to write a book for an opera for which Deems Taylor composed the music. Graduating seniors who were unable to take the Lockheed Aircraft corporation test and fill out applications for jobs in that plant may do so at 2 p.m. tomorrow in 206 Administration building. Women to Attend Draftee Dance One hundred and fifty SC coeds, chosen by Dr. Maiy. Sinclair Crawford, counselor of.women, will attend a draftee dance at Fort MacArthur on May 10. The idea for the dance- sponsored by the San Pedro YWCA and the women's committee of the Los Angeles chamber of commerce wras conceived as part of their plan of "morale building-’ and recreational programs for the draftees. The women of the chamber of commerce will provide transportation, and the girls will be chaperoned by SC faculty members and wives of officers at Fort MacArthur. All coeds who are interested in attending the dance should make reservations at Dr. Crawford’s office. tration building. Nation s Fastest Airplane Performs By United Prt<f America’s fastest plane, the Lockheed 0-38 interceptor, today was given its first public demonstration before 30.000 spectators at Los Angeles municipal airport. The twin-motored craft, said to be capable of reaching a top speed of 500 miles an hour, was flown to the Municipal airport by Test Pilot Milo Burcham from the Lockheed plant about 15 miles away. Although the plane was demonstrated to the public, only army air corps officers and Lockheed officials were permitted to come closer than 100 feet from the plane. Guy Halferty—directs orchestra in all-U show. World Needs War With Mars Fuller Says Invasion Would Create Unity A Martian invasion would be the most beneficial thing for the world at the present time. Dr. Benjamin A. G. Fuller, professor of philosophy, contended Friday at the joint luncheon-meeting of Phi Eta Sigma and Alpha Lambda Delta, freshman scholastic honoraries. “Such a hypothetical invasion would create a world consciousness, because the world would then have to unite to fight back against a common foe for the first time in history. Then, and only then, could we have a true world com- j munity,” the philosopher said. GEOMETRY BLAMED Dr. Fuller blames Euclidian geometry for the present world crisis: “Remember that one of its axioms is that two things cannot occupy the same space at the same j time.” He maintained that the self-interest of nations is ther only motivating spirit. He pointed out that no nation has ever made any great sacrifice for another. TREATY SIGNED In 1919 he was an official representative at the supreme war council and was present at the signing of the Versailles treaty. He said that he knew at the time jf the signing of the treaty that it could never continue to keep the world at peace. “The present immorality rampant in the world is directly due to a lack of living space,” Dr. Fuller charged. "Closeness of quarters decimates both national and personal morality.” Following final examinations which begin May 24. commencement activities for the approximate 1600 graduates will open with baccalaureate services June 1 in the Los Angeles coliseum. COMMENCEMENT JUNE 7 Exhibits and reunions of the university's schools and colleges will be climaxed by commencement exercises June 7. Dr. and Mrs.* von KieinSmid will be at home to members of the graduating class and their parents at their home for the annual levee on June 5 during the afternoon. A morning assembly in Bovard auditorium for seniors will be featured by the presentation of outstanding honors, followed by Ivy day ceremonies on the lawn of Old College when upper classmen will smoke the traditional pipe of peace and freshman will bury the hatchet of enmity with the sophomores. BREAKFAST HELD Commencement exercises cm June 7 will be preceded by the annual Pansy breakfast for senior coeds announcing their engagements at the Delta Delta Delta sorority house. A luncheon in the Foyer of Town and Gown will honor members of the class of *91 holding their 50th reunion as well u those of ’16 who will celebrate their 25th anniversary. Alumni of all schools and colleges will attend the event. Prior to the processional by faculty and graduates, who will marcn from the campus to the coliseum in their academic gowns, a conccrt by the Trojan band will be given in Alumri memorial park. Honorary degrees and these in course will be presented at the afternoon ceremonies to be presided over by President von KieinSmid. AED to Initiate Pledges May 9 Alpha Epsilon Delta, pre-medical fraternity, will hold a banquet in the Student Union lounge, Friday, May 9 at 4 p.m. instead of May 2. The purpose of the banquet is to initiate new pledges. The new pledges are as follows: June Davidson, Ralph Klages. Roger Engle, Thomas Kiddie, Charles Spicer, Charles Klevies, Raul Fraide, Melvin Brenner, Bob Crosby, Alfred Pacquin, Efrain Prado, Charles Respini, Richard Lane, Robert Hammond. William Moore, Charles Straub, and Shir-lev Millikan. Exhibit Displayed by Art Graduates A student exhibit composed of the works of seven graduate members of the College of Architetcure and Fine Arts will be shown in the Elizabeth Holmes Fisher gallery for the next two weeks, beginning Thursday. Each graduate student must, as a requirement to receiving his master degree, show a score of original creative work. Each student will have a separate wall on which to display his works and arrange his own exhibit. From 50 to 60 drawings and paintings will be displayed. Cadet Teachers Visit Schools Cadet teachers from SC took over classes of recent graduates of the School of Education who assembled on campus Friday to discuss problems encountered during the first years of teaching. Present education majors travelled as far as El Centro to observe classes on Thursday and to take full charge on Friday so that alumni might attend. In the morning the group visited 32nd street demonstration-elementary school and various high schools to observe the newer practices in the teaching field. Dr. Rufus B. von KieinSmid presided at the joint luncheon-nieeting in the Foyer of Town and Gown with William B. Brown, director of curriculum for Los Angeles city schools, addressing the group. Brown’s subject was "The Years Ahead.” With separate discussion sections scheduled for the afternoon, both elementary and secondary school difficulties were examined. Pi Sigma Alpha Will Name Essay Winner . The winner of the Pi Sigma Alpha’s essay contest will be disclosed at its initiation banquet Thursday evening at Al Levy’s tavern. The guest speaker, Charles H. Cunningham, director of the social security offices in southern California, will speak on “The Social f'ecurity Program.” Pi Sigma Alpha is an honorary political science fraternity. Visual Instructors Added to SC Staff Two instructors in audio-visual education methods have joined the SC summer session faculty, Dr. Rufus B. von KieinSmid announced last week. They ar« Francis W. Noel, director of visual education for Santa Barbara city and county schools, and Mrs. Elizabeth Goudy. U.S. Embassy Denies Suez Cargo Report VICHY, May 4 — OLE) — After checking all day with Suez canal authorities, the United States embassy announced tonight it had obtained no confirmation of reports that American ships had arrived at Suez with war cargoes destined for Britain. The embassy said specifically that a report that freighters escorted by United States warships had arrived there was not true. Registrar’s Office Notice All candidates for first degrees in June, 1941, should report immediately to the office of the registrar if they do not find their names included in the list of candidates posted on the registrar’s bulletin board. Theron Clark, Registrar
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 32, No. 134, May 05, 1941|
Los Angeles, Calif., Monday, May 5, 1941
R Says U.S. Fuehrer
ady to Fight
|ent Speaks at Woodrow Wilson Shrine; That Axis Powers Will Perish
)N, Va., May 4—(U.P.)—President Roosevelt to-»d anew America’s faith in the freedom of democ-le world and asserted that the United States is kdy to fight again” to preserve that faith.
|tmg as a new ration tl [birthplace of President filson, he said that iso-idle dream and that this nation must accept Abilities in the com-rorld powers.
^son) taught that de-lld not survive in iso-Roosevelt said. “We judgement and his
fvelt spoke to a crowd aid brick manse where bom—a speech which reek end pilgrimage to of Presidents Wilson Monroe, upon whose >e is orienting the na-in the crisis of 1941. |ifax, British ambassa-Jnited States, and Lady re in the audience as t'elt warned the Axis the precedents of his-Ite that their system
meeting today to dedishrine of freedom.” tit said. “By this ac-bearing true witness that is in us—a sim-the freedom of demo-world. «
he kind of faith for ^ave fought before—foi of which we are ever it again.
tragic conflict which witnesses today and Itens everthing we have as a free people, we pearly than ever before ling strength of things lit.”
Low Water ain Wreck
, Calif., May 5—— in the boiler was ten-lamod today for the ex-|f a Southern Pacific pomotive and the dev.n iinmen.
ithem Pacific company I was no evidence of sab-explosion blew the lo-|a heavy mountain-type, derailed 19 cars of the a.
are Engineer Philip Y. Luis Obispo; Fireman Lean, 36; San Francisco;
Herbert Horan, San and Apprentice Brake-Schowendaller, San
Hitler Scorns U.S.
War Aid to Britain in Boastful Speech
BERLIN, May 4—(U.P.) —
Adolf Hitler in an exultant speech to the worla tonight defied United States aid to Britain with an assertion that Germany can defeat “every conceivable coalition in the world.” He said Nazism would survive for 1000 years.
The reichsfuehrer spoke for one hour and seven minutes, beginning at 6:05 p.m., before hand-picked j
deputies of the reichstag in Kroii The theater of all-out warfare moved to Bovard field opera house in their first sitting Friday afternoon as freshman warriors out-powered and out-since immediately after the col- flanked the more experienced sophomore forces to win the lapse of France. annual freshman-sophomore brawl and break the 3-year
supremacy of sophomore classes in the annual event.
ltf was an exhausted and ragged
Freshmen Win Brawl; Break Losing Streak
’em Riders |