DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 32, No. 145, May 20, 1941
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DA I LY BTROJA N NAS—Z-42 Los Angeles, Calif., Tuesday, May 20, 1941 No. 145 zam k' is Say ope Remains ericans Aboard yptian Liner Press of the 142 Ameri-3wn to have been he Egyptian liner “presumed lost by ,tion’* in the south clung last night to read of hope that been captured by a urface raider, known German naval the areaa where the believed lost—some-l Recife <Pemambu-and Capetown. South however, that ol a RK. May 19.—<U.R>—The heard in New York by jdcast tonight that the nrr Zamzam had been ite from Pernambuco announcer said the in the British service cargo of trucks, autos ~«s for British troops In East and Free French rr Gen. Charles De ich sank the British la De Larrinaga on bout 325 miles north-ife. The Zamzam. with ers and crew aboard, ig southeast when it f month after the Ena m sinking ATS SEEN ace raider sank or cap-Z am zam, those aboard been saved, as in the than 500 persons » an island of the Bis-lipelago late in 1940 les of sinkings br Ger-p in the South Pacific. _mzam was sunk by a or mine the fact that have been sighted ar-st the existence of sur- RIES ABOARD riner, vice president of Cook & Son-Wagons-1 agency, said the 202 were 142 Americans, 23 2? British citizens, four ;wo Greeks, one Norwegian. and one French-crew was Egyptian, with officers in command, engers were mostly mis-of various faiths, and ilies, including children. them were 24 members ish-American ambulance :1 for Mombassa, Kenya, ■w ith the free French ■*n. Charles De Gaulle, also some business and ! men and women. Elect Leaders national professional ar-fratemity, elected Roland sident at a meeting last ficers are Everett Lee. ent; Wayne Williams Allen Hartshorn, treas-Arthur Stephens, ser-irms. Pianist Bracher—presents recital Bracher Offers Variety Fare in Piano Recital Music Group Sponsors Program in Bovard; Student Seeks Degree With a program of selections that reflects what he calls ‘ variety and universality of enjoyment.” Wemer Bracher, joung pianist and graduate student in the School of Music, will present a recital to an all-U audience in Bovard auditorium at 8 p.m. today. The recital will be under the auspices of Sigma Alpha Iota, national music sorority. Admission is free. Bracher’s piano recital, which will be in three parts, will be a partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master of music degree as a major in piano. SELECTIONS OFFERED The first part will consist of Fantasie and Fugue in G-Minor, by Bach-Liszt; Intermezzo. Op. 117 No. 2. Intermezzo. Op. 118 No. 1, and Intermezzo. Op. 119 No. 3, by Bach. Chopin's Sonata in B-Minor will constitute the second part of the program, with the “Allegro Maestoso,” “Scherzo,” “Largo,” and ‘Presto.” Varied selections make up the last part of Bracher’s program. The Spanish influence will come with Navarro's “La Pequene Danza Espanola" and Albeniz's “Sevilla.” SERIES BEGINS Also in this part will be "Prelude.” by Shostakowitch; “Valse.” by Levitski: and “Nocturne.” for the left nand alone, by Scriabine. Before coming to SC. Bracher was pianist for the New York world's fair and presented a recital in the Manhattan Opera house. He has also appeared before audiences et Columbia university, Occidental college, and the Califomia Institute of Technology. Bracher's recital tonight will be the first in a series, which Sigma Alpha Iota will continue next year. The music sorority hopes to bring to the attention of the university outstanding musicians among the graduate student body at SC. Fraternities to Receive Two Scholarship Cups at Special Assembly Hal Hoover, president of the Interfraternity council, wfll present scholarship award keys to fraternity men who maintained a 1.5 average or better for the first semester, tomorrow at a special assembly in Bovard at 9:50 a.m. There will also be a presentation of two cups, one to the fraternity having the largest proportional number of scholarship keys and one to the fraternity' which receives the largest number of scholarship keys. Dr. Rufus B. von KieinSmid, president ol the university; Dr. Albert S. Raubenheimer, director of the educational program, and Dr. Francis M. Bacon, counselor of men, will speak at the assembly. Douglas Bothwell, chairman of the scholarship committee, and Clark Bates are the originators of the program. They state that the purpose of the key award is to make each fraternity man more “grade-conscious.” The key becomes the personal property of the winner when he wins it the first time. The date of the semester during which the qualifying average was made will be engraved on the back of the key. The committee will also engrave a similar date on the back of the key for every additional semester during which the owner makes a qualifying grade average. APPEAR IN BOVARD The Coolidge string quartet, NA/ii!iam Kroll left, and Jack Pepper, violins; Victor Gottlieb, cello, and Nicholas Moldavan, cello, will play tomorrow, Friday, and Monday! Art Students Dine Tonight Architects, Fine Arts Majors to Receive Honors for Accomplishments of School Year Individual student effort will be rewarded by the College of Architecture and Fine Arts when it concludes its year of activities today at 6 30 p.m. with an honor banquet at Casa de Rosas restaurant. Artists Render / Excellent Performances Coolidge String Group Play Brahms Concert in Bovard Auditorium Seniors Awarded Alumni Privileges “Graduating seniors of 1941 will be the first members of a senior class in university history to be welcomed into active membership in the SC Alumni association without the payment of any fees,” declared Lewis Gough, executive director of the General Alumni association. Announcing the plans of the as- By Vitginia McCollister One might not expect the voices of the clarinet and piano to blend well, and possibly they wouldn't with lesser artists performing, but they were like velvet and silver when Rudolph Schmitt and Gunnar Johansen played Brahms’ Clarinet Sonata, Op. 120, No. 2. in the fifth Coolidge concert last night in Bovard auditortum. In this sonata the clarinet sings a rhapsody while the piano behind it is a whole orchestra. The small number of instruments in these B-ahms chamber works in no way limits the size of the ideas. A conductor who was associated with Brahms when the latter was writing the A-minor Trio for Clarinet, Cello, and Piano wrote that Brahms originally considered using its opening theme for that of a fifth symphony. The B-flat quartet, which the Coolidge quartet played, sounds in many places even more like a symphony. Like each of the quartets, it comes as a surprise, because it is so entirely individual and different from the others. In the opening vivace a theme of wildness and mystery is bounded by a tune that might be a Bohemian dance. The Coolidge quartet, the Brosa-Evans-Johansen trio, and Thomas Petre will play the F-major Quintet, Op. 88; A-major Quartet, Op. son on Sunday afternoon, bacca- an^ String Sextet in G-major, Baccalaureate Rites Prepared Dr. Daniel L. Marsh, president of Boston university, will be the speaker for the 58th annual baccalaureate service on Sunday afternoon, June 1, according to an announcement released by Dr. Rufus B. von KieinSmid yesterday. Opening the commencement sea- sociation, Gough explained: “The university and alumni administrations have within the pasf year completely revised the Alumni association program, coordinating all dues appeals into a single plan. “In accordance with this, seniors will be active members for their first year out of college and will not be requested to make their contributions to the Alumni foundation until they have been out of school one year.” One of the benefits of the new plan is that “it will provide membership for all seniors in their professional and geographical alumni groups as well as In the General Alumni association without individual payments to the different group organizations.” “As such,'’ Gough stated, “they will be considered honor alumni and will receive the monthly Aiumni Review, monthly alumni football-ticket- priority and privileges, and Invitations to all alumni activities. “After the first year members will continue their hcnor-alumnus status and will receive the all-inclusive membership privileges upon their making a gift to the Alumni foundation of any amount in response to the annual appeal.” trar's e Notice dents should keep and orderly files of ent grade reports ey receive so that y be available for reference and for y faculty advisers registration period, ts may secure re-the present session n g self-addressed envelopes in the the door of the s office, 157 Ad-Jon building, on or last day of the le comer card of ’ope should show the student is in University :s or University s and in which Theron Clark, Registrar. ASSC President Invites Senate to Social Dinner Members of the 1941-42 student senate will meet for dinner tonight at the Phi Kappa Psi house. 642 West 28th street, as the guests of Syd Barton, ASSC president. Purpose of the dinner, according to President Barton, is to give members of the new senate an opportunity to get acquainted, and the officer: will conduct no university business during the evening. “The main idea of the dinner is to let each of us find out what the other is like and to really get acquainted.’ explained Barton. “We won't do anything important, just have a good time and get to know each other.’- laureate services will be held in the Los Angeles memorial coliseum. All relatives and friends are invited to attend the services. The program for the week, as announced by Dr. von KieinSmid, includes numerous events for parents and relatives of graduates and other students receiving degrees. In addition, many ceremonies are designed especially for the members of the graduating class and alumni. Activities scheduled for commencement week in addition to baccalaureate services include the annual levee on Thursday, June 5, at the home of Dr. and Mrs. von KieinSmid, honoring graduates and their parents; commencement exercises in the coliseum'on Saturday, June 7; and the senior ball, Saturday, June 7. Op. 36. tomorrow evening. Military Films Reshown Today Old issues of The March of Time, depicting events leading to the present war and scenes from the early stages of the war, will be reshown today at 11:10 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. in Hancock auditorium. The same films, the second ln a series of three, were shown yesterday. Listed among the pictures scheduled for today are “The Battle of France,” “Uncle Sam — the Good Neighbor,” and “A Year of Dark Contrasts.” Admission to the showing is free. Commissioner Explains Defense Cooperation Professor Hill to Talk at Aviators’ Meeting Prof. Earl W. Hill, lecturer in commercial aviation, will tell members of Alpha Eta Rho. aviation honorary, of his recent trip to Washington, D. C-, at the group's last meeting at 12 m. today in Elisabeth von KieinSmid halL In a letter released yesterday by the administration, John W. Studebaker, commissioner of the United States office of education, wrote to Dr. Rufus B. von KieinSmid. advising him of the ways in which colleges, faculty members, and students can best cooperate in national defense. Part of the letter is reproduced in tex*: “I wish to say an additional word to youi students. This has to do with the tendency of students to enroll in short defense training courses instead of completing ’heir regular coll?ge curricula. The defense training program operates under the jurisdiction of this office. I, therefore, have a keen interest in the effectiveness of the program. “It should be said, however, that the demand of industry for fully trained professional personnel in all the fields related to national defense is already greater than the supply, and the need for these fully trained men is going to be greater with the passing years. “It* would be a mistake, therefore, for a student who is eom-p?tent ‘o complete a full college course, which is related closely to defense, to drop out of that course and complete some short courses in order to engage in industrial employment at less than a full professional level. ‘The first obligation of college students is to fit themselves for the highest type of service; they should not give up the chance to prepare for their unique service in order to render a service on a level which can be rendered by a much larger number of men and women. “Very cordially yours, “JOHN W. STUDEBAKER, • Commissioner.’* Wampus Plans for Laugh Hit “The last issue of the Wampus wants to send students away laughing,’’ Editor Dick Mulcahy said yesterday as he sent the last proof to the printer's shop. Jokes, “Yowlings,” and the “Juke Box Jump” will further this desire when the magazine appears for sale at 9:50 a.m. tomorrow morning. As a parting gesture, the staff compiled a fake newspaper, The Daily Braack, similar to the Vulture and up to date. “And the Meek,” a short story by Howard Klenfield, and “The Glass House,” gossip column, will appear this month. An article, “It Was Worth It,” deals with the recent all-U show, the title offering some idea as to its content. A center spread contains pictures of campus activities during the past month. Entitled “Last Shots,” they convey a note of farewell, the editor said. As before, the “Girl of the Month” will celebrate a campus coed whose identity will remain a secret until the publication appears for sale. Assistant Editor Guy Halferty added that Walter Winchell and Eleanor Roosevelt have submitted guest columns for the issue. Militarism is the general theme .of this month’s Wampus. A cover shot reveals two uniformed troopers in full regalia. As a follow-up to the theme, part of the magazine will appear as if it had been edited at Fort Ord by a staff of conscriptees. Students Sing Original Works Mabel Woodworth Writes Compositions A program of Miss Mabel Woodworth’s original compositions will be presented by School of Music students at 2:30 p.m. today at a meeting of the Women’s University club. Miss Woodworth, assistant professor of music, will accompany the students on the piano. Miss Chrystabel Kisner will open the program with two soprano solos: “Birch Trees” and “I Will Make a Song for You.” Dan Sickler will sing “Sea Gypsy” and “Furry Bear.” The violin solo, “Poeme Exatique,” will be played by Roderick Krohn. FOLK MELODIES FEATURED Folk melodies are featured in the second half of the program: "Silhouette,” “Leprehaun,” (Irish folksong), “The Spinner” (German folk-song), by Miss Kisner. The baritone soloist, Sickler, will present a Scotch folk-song, “Will He No Come Back Again,” and “Wait for the Wagon” (American). A women’s trio composed of Ruth Trevarrow, Lucille Peterson, and Helen Grave will sing the composer's “Little White Cloud” and "Sing No More Ladies.” GROUP MEMBER Miss Woodworth is a member of the Native American Composers organization. Several of her numbers to be presented were recently accepted for publication by Carl Fischer. Miss Woodworth wrote the winning number for the SC semi-centennial celebration several years ago. Many of the composer’s compositions have been performed on school programs. Her “Caprice” for orchestra was .played on the spring concert of the SC orchestra this Feature of the event will be the conferring of awards on students who have done outstanding work during the year. Headline award of the evening will be the Alpha Rho Chi bronze medal, given annually to the graduating senior who has shown leadership, personality, service to his school, and the appropriate attitude toward his profession. MEDAL OFFERED A silver medal, offered by the American Institute of Engineers to the graduate maintaining the highest scholastic average during his five years in the university, will also be awarded. All presentations will be made by Dean Arthur C. Weatherhead. A 25-dollar gift, traditionally given to the junior class each year through the Margaret Salathial Newcomb fun^ will be officially made at the iquet. The banr will emphasize the theme, “The Architect’s Place in This Changing World.” HARMON PRESIDES Harry Harmon, former president, is in charge of arrangements and will act as master of ceremonies at the affair. Following a traditional ceremony, he will present the constitution of the college to the new president, Carleton Winslow. In addition to Winslow, other new officers will be introduced. They are: Ruth Palmer, vice president; Marilyn Merritt, secretary; and Harold Basker, treasurer. Outgoing officers who will also be presented include Mary Kane, vice president; Al Hartshorn, secretary; and Jerry Bense, treasurer. Included on the committee working for the banquet are Bobble Weiner, Carleton Winslow, Mary Kane, Al Luthi, and Marilyn Merritt. Schildhauer Lectures to AIEE on Panama Edward Schildhauer. former chief engineer on the Panama canal, will discuss the construction and maintenance of the waterway today when he speaks to the American Institute of Electrical Engineers in the Student Union tea room at 12 M. The engineering society will elect officers in addition to hearing Schildhauer. Students to Give Opera Excerpts From La Boheme' Puccini’s “La Boheme” will be presented by the opera repertoire class of the School of Music; in Mudd hall, Thursday at 8 p.m. The story will be read informally, while musical selections will be in concert form. Under the direction of Horatio Cogswell, professor of voice, the four-act student-presented opera is a balance of comedy and tragedy. George Kreisler, accompanist, will furnish incidental music. Students taking part in “La Boheme” include: Carol Cocp^r, Chrystabelle Kisner, Margaret Smith, Hildegarde Olsen, Rebecca Porter, Russell Holliger, Don Wood, Dan Sickler. Robert Larsen, B. Carl HeddelsLon, Morton Block, and Robert Immel. Well-known songs from the opera to be presented are: “Che Gelida Manina,” “Mi Chiamano Mimi,” “Musetta’s Wraltz,” and “Song to the Coat.” No admission will be charged, the School of Music announced, and all students may attend. Garner to Sing for Graduates Musical selections by George Garner, tenor, will be one of the highlights of the semi-formal Associated graduate students’ banquet on Friday at 6:30 p.m. ln the Foyer of Town and Gown. Garner receives his master of music degree this year and. although he has made many appearances as a soloist, this will be the first time he has performed at an event of this nature. Garner began his career when he won the contest of the American Society of Musicians and the privilege to sing in Orchestral hall with the Chicago symphony orchestra. After studying abroad, Gamer toured England with the London symphony orchestra and sang in concert before the British royal family. Featured speaker at the graduate dinner will be Dr. James C. Baker, Methodist bishop, who will speak on “The Trouble in the Far East and the Future.” In recognition or his administrative service in regard to missionary affairs ln the Far East. Final Newsreel Shows Events of School Year Sport, Social Affairs, Political Campaigns Highlight Production Hancock auditorium will provide the setting for the final Trojan newsreel of 1941 when the film appears at 12 m. tomorrow. Herb Farmer, producer, assures students of a complete coverage of th® school year in the 40-minute presentation. The election campaign occupies a prominent spot in the campus movie with the recent political rallies highlighted. Voting, counting the ballots, and official tabulations are included. Sports fans will also find a substantial feature. Track, swimming, and baseball have been caught by the cameramen. Special slow motion shots of Cornelius Warmerdam pole vaulting were taken during the SC - UCLA - Olympic club track meet several weeks ago. “The American Way,” recent dramatic production, was coverea by cameraman Dan Wiegand, and many hundred feet of Up-syncro-nized souna were recorded. “Social events, too, are included." said Farmer. "Special features on the Junior prom and barn dance have been secured and recorded.” Symbolically enough, the last issue of the newsreel promises to be the best. With recording and amplifying conditions in Hancock auditorium the finest obtainable, the 400 students who find seats win experience no difficulty in hearing. The screen is superior, in addition, assuring better reproduction of the film. Hilton to Show Aviation Film A former member of U.S. navy aerial torpedo squadron 5, Lieut. Dale Hilton, will show “Eyes of the Navy,” a film depicting the activities of naval aviation, from 12 to 1 p.m. in Bovard auditorium and from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday in the projection room of the Harris College of Architecture and Fine Arts. The film will picture naval aviation training at Pensacola, Fla., and demonctrate the use of aircraft in fleet activities with scenes or dive bombing, machine gunnery carrier landings, and takeoffs. Lieut. Hilton will be in 224 Stu dent Union from 1 to 3 p.m. on the day of the picture to meet students interested in naval avia tion as a career. Barton Appoints New Secretaries Eleanor Britton and Mary Jane Stimson have been selected to serve as secretaries in the office of the ASSC president, Syd Barton announced today. Work of the secretaries, according to President Barton, who appointed them, includes typing letters, filing data, answering telephones, and receiving office callers. Both appointees are majors In secretarial administration. Miss Britton, a sophomore, is a member of Zeta Tau Alpha social sorority and served as assistant to Evelyn Curfman, office secretary last year. Dance Ticket Sales Continue in Bookstore Bids for the last formal senior gathering, the annual Senior ball, are on sale this week at the cashier’s window in the Student Union bookstore. Price is $5. Only 200 bids will be printed for the formal dinner-dance to be held at the Miramar hotel, Santa Monica, on Saturday, June 7, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Although the event is to honor graduating seniors, students from all classes may attend. Lud Gluskin and his orchestra, with Martha Tilton as vocalist, will furnish the music. Student co-chair-men planning the ball are Tom Call, senior class president, and Bill Wilson, Trojan Knight.
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 32, No. 145, May 20, 1941|
|Description||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 32, No. 145, May 20, 1941.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
DA I LY BTROJA N
Los Angeles, Calif., Tuesday, May 20, 1941
ope Remains ericans Aboard yptian Liner
of the 142 Ameri-3wn to have been he Egyptian liner “presumed lost by ,tion’* in the south clung last night to read of hope that been captured by a urface raider, known German naval the areaa where the believed lost—some-l Recife