DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 32, No. 63, January 02, 1941
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DA! LVOTROJAN I. XXXII NAS—Z-42 Los Angeles, Calif., Thursday, January 2, 1941 No. 63 seal Policy ttle Looms sh Predicted After Federal Reserve Board uests Congress Cut FDR’s Monetary Power SHINGTON. Jan. 1—(U.P.-)—A fierce congressional ver authority by two federal agencies and President elt to influence the nation’s fiscal policies appeared tonight, after the federal reserve board’s request ngress repeal the president’s authority to issue $3,000,-in greenbacks. i- ~wer was voted to the chief voluntarily in the early the New Deal. He has in-t various times that he did id to use the authority, but j>rters it was a good club to the closet. ECCLES REPORT recommended that the •’e power to devalue the allowed to expire on June that because of the world this authority “is no longer or desirable.” ng closely recommenda-de recently by Chairman S. Eccles before members p of financiers and busi-in New York, the board congress that the bud-be balanced when the approaches full realization nomic capacity.” ADVISES HEAVY TAXES in this direction, it urged creasing share of defense borne by additional taxa-thPt the treasury be al-issue taxable bonds. -rt reflects a definite split Roosevelt and Eccles, who been regarded as one in advisers on monetary extremely wealthy man. outspoken advocate of Deal s pump-priming ef-repeaterfly defended them ngressional committees. Great Britain Investigates Conspiracies' Inquiry Planned Over German Use of Japanese Flag fic Raids to Nazis URNE. Jan. 1— 01P» — of seven of 10 allied jft vessels totaling more than ns, which have been sunk south Pacific by German 'uring the past four and months, said today that at of the German ships were as Japanese vessels, id the German raiders, in ble number, appeared to ting under a unified com-d were powerfully armed 1-supplied by armed ships ying them. rvivor described the Ger-p on which he was a pris-“a floating fortress.*’ told how the German tacked in battle formation. testimony was being tak-a number of survivors who german vessels masquerad-r Japanese names and flew nese merchant flag. nese Deny se of Flag Jan. 2 — <T.P>—A navy spokesman said today that 30 circumstances has the government sanctioned use Japanese flag by German raiders or Se use of the Japanese ships by those kesman said he was “with-iiation” of reports that the raiders were sailing in the of Japanese-controlled ident's ce Notice rrow is the day set |or the dedication of k hall of the Allan o c k Foundation for fic Research. «cial assembly to be d by official dele-nd guests will be held m. in Bovard audi-All regular classes used for this period, dents are invited to ese exercises as the of the auditorium rmit. regular class schedule day will be resumed le close of this as- B. von KieinSmid President LONDON. Jan. 2—<U.P> — Vernon Bartlett, war commentator of the News Chronicle, said in that newspaper today that the British ambassador in Tokyo, Sir Robert Leslie Craigie, has been instructed to inquire into reports that German commerce raiders are being outfitted in Japanese ports. The commentator said that the sinking of the Turakina and the shelling of Nauru island by German raiders disguised as Japanese ships “adds urgency to the ambassador's inquiries.” Earlier reliable informants had said it was “highly improbable that Britain or Australia will protest against use of the Japanese flag by German sea raiders in the Pacific ocean. It is the “usual practice’' uf German raiders to use a neutral nag, the informants claimed, and in this case the Japanese flag is a neutral choice. The Japanese government, however, was said “not necessartlv to be responsible for the German action.” Officials said the losses inflicted by the sea raiders had been included in the regular admiralty announcements of shipping losses. Otherwise. they said, the addition of all the sinkings to those reported for a single week would maxe the total abnormally large and falsely indicative of a heavy German blow to shipping. FDR Talk New Hancock Hall to Oppose Dedicated Tomorrow AxiS Aims ^ ,. .. - Von KieinSmid to Accept Gift From Explorer GROUNDBREAKERS—Dwight Hart and Betty Lou Stone are shown in groundbreaking ceremonies for the central unit of the new north gate which is being constructed at the corner of University avenue and 34th street. Hart is chairman, and Miss Stone is a member, of the greater university committee, which has sponsored plans for the gate and the proposed "Wall of Troy." Construction Started on New Gates of Troy' Groundbreaking Ceremonies Conducted; First Unit of North Gate Progresses Long a purely hypothetical term, the “Gates of Troy” are rapidly approaching reality as construction work goes forward on the first unit of the gate at the corner of University avenue and 34th street. First part of a gateway to the SC Ranked Ninth in United States for Enrollment Ranked ninth in attendance in the United States with 15.196 students, SC placed first in the southern Califomia area over UCLA which was listed with 9043 students, according to figures released during the holidays by Dr. Raymond Walters, president of the University of Cincinnati and enrollment statistician. In his 22nd annual survey for School and Society. Dr. Walters showed that the nation’s accredited 652 colleges and universities had 883.594 full-time students this fall and a grand total of 1.347.146 students, full, part-time, and summer sessions. Freshman enrollment decreased from last year in five major fields of study, and a lower total college attendance for next year is forecast by Dr. Walters. The University of Califomia retained first place among individual schools in full-time enrollment with 16.946 students, while the nation’s leading school was New York university with 35.623. SCs total enrollment figure is made up of students attending the regular session, summer sessions. University college, and University junior college. proposed wall around the SO campus, the structure, which will cost approximately $2000, will be made of brick and cast stone. Dwight Hart and Betty Lou Stone, members of the greater university committee, participated in the groundbreaking ceremonies, which were held during Christmas vacation. * The central pier is being constructed on the parkway in the center of University avenue, and plans call for the eventual placing of other smaller units cn each side of the avenue. The three portions of the gate would then be connected by removable posts a~d chains, thus preventing ordinary traffic on the campus but allowing for emergency entrance. Approximately 144 feet in height and 13 feet in width, the pier will bear the university seal on the north side. Beneath the seal will be an inscription cut in a panel of recessed stone. Draftsmen in the office of the supervising architect estimated that the undertaking would be completed about February 1. Reflecting the image of the seal, a shallow U-shaped pool will extend 15 feet in front of the pier. Part of a program of expansion sponsored by the greater university committee, the central unit of the proposed gateway is being provided by funds donated by the class of ’31, and supplemented by funds left by the classes of ’36. ’38. '39, and '40. Relative of Bruce Dies After Illness Edmund A. Strause, 70, pioneer resident of southern California and father-in-law of Dr. Henry E. Bruce, vice-president of the university, died late Monday following a brief illness, at the family residence. 1503 South Rexford drive. Formerly associated as a patent attorney with Henry T. Hazard, former mayor of Los Angeles, Strause later established his own offtae. Kepler Lectures on Soap-Making Outlining the underlying principles of soap making, O. L. Kepler of the Los Angeles Soap company will lecture to general engineering classes at 11 a m. today in 159 Science. The class will make the final one of a series of inspection trips tomorrow afternoon, when it is scheduled to tour the soap company's plant at 617 East First street. Members of the class, who are to meet at the plant at 1 p.m., will make individual arrangements for transportation. Methodists Meet Monday To discuss the problems of the integrated educational program of the Methodist church, the Association of Schools and Colleges of the Methodist church will meet on the SC campus January 6 and 7. Dr. Rufus B. von KieinSmid is president of the association and announced last week that the theme of the two-day meeting will be Methodist Education and National Responsibilities.” The group includes in its membership 138 Methodist educa tioi.al institutions of the United States. At least 75 of the member schools are expected to be represented at the meeting on the Trojan campus, which precedes the national conclaves of the Association of American Colleges, the Council of Church boards, and the National Council of Church-Related colleges. The program on January 7 will include devotional services, addresses on various problems of the association, and discussion meetings. John L. Seaton, president of Albion college. Albion, Mich., will deliver the invocation and Umphrey Lee, president of Southern Methodist university, will speak on “Methodist Education and National Unity” at the opening dinner meeting January 6. ‘Loan-Lease’ Plan Expected in Message to Congress Monday WASHINGTON, Jan. 1 — (U.P.)—A message to congress definitely pitting the United States against the aims of the Rome-Berlin-Tokyo axis and projecting the urgent need of expanding short-of-war aid to Great Britain was being prepared tonight by President Roosevelt. He will appear Monday before a joint session of the 77th congress. Ostensibly he will be there to present a report on the state of the union, but actually he will describe the hazards to this country in a world aflame and propose methods of coping with the problem. “LOAN-LEASE” PLAN EXPECTED One suggestion is expected to be the new “loan-lease” plan under which this country would provide aid to Britain, Greece, China, and other nations resisting aggression when their financial resources are exhausted or near depletion. This proposal is expected to touch off a lively congressional struggle over the administration’s entire foreign policy. Nation-wide reaction to his fireside chat of Sunday night in which herejected peace suggestions at this time as “nonsense” probably will convince the chief executive that he has no need to pull his punches in his message to congress. SENATE MAY OPPOSE Main opposition to the “loan-lease” plan will come in the senate and experts were agreed that unless it encounters a filbuster, the proposal will pass with votes to spare. Opposition may be weakened by the president’s revelation that the United States would be willing to receive payment of tin, rubber or other raw materials of which there is a shortage in this country, for war materials made available to friendly foreign powers and damaged beyond repair. California Places in Death Race' During Holidays By United Presi The nation’s New Year holiday fatality toll from highway accidents and other forms of violence mounted toward 200 last night but that was almost 100 less than at the corresponding time at the close of Christmas observance a week ago. New York led the states with 21 deaths, 15 of them in traffic accidents. • Illinois had 19 deaths reported, Califomia 18, Pennsylvania 11, and Michigan and Iowa 9. The United Press nationwide survey indicated that at least 146 persons died violently during the festive New Year's eve celebration and the first day of 1941. Nearly 75 per cent of these deaths—101 — were caused by traffic accidents on highways crowded by holiday travelers and made dangerous by almost countrywide rains. Miscellaneous causes, ir, eluding shootings, fires, suicides, and train-auto crashes, accounted for 46 deaths. Dedication Program (Events listed in the program below will be open without charge to students, faculty members, and the public.) 10 a.m.—DEDICATION CONVOCATION—Bovard auditorium. Dr. R. B. von KieinSmid presiding “The Star-Spangled Banner”—led by Dr. Max Krone with Prof. Archibald Sessions at the organ Invocation by Dr. Robert J. Taylor, acting dean, Graduate School of Religion Musical Program: Miss Virginia Card, soprano; Mr. Jan Haraszthy, pianist. Presentation of building—Capt. Allan Hancock. Acceptance for board of trustees by R. B. von KieinSmid, president of the university. Address—“Responsibility of Science in Planning for a New World Order”— Dr. John C. Merriam, president emeritus, Carnegie Institution of Washington. 2:30 p.m —BUILDING OPEN TO STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND THE PUBLIC— Tours start on the hour and half-hour throughout the day. Guides will be available at the east foyer of Hancock hall. 2:30 p.m. ROUND TABLE ON MUSIC—Art and lecture room. Doheny Memorial library. . Presiding: Dr. Max Krone, professor of music. Topic: “The Place of the University in the Musical Life of the Community.” Panel: Dr. Louis Curtis, supervisor of music, Los Angeles City Schools: Dr. Will Earhart, supervisor of music (retired) Pittsburg, Penn., city schools: Mrs. Leiland Atherton Irish, executive vice-president, Southern Califomia Symphony association: Dr. Richard Lert, director, Pasadena Civic Orchestra and Oratorio society; and Dr. Ernst Toch. visiting professor of music. 2:30 p.m. SYMPOSIUM ON MARINE BIOLOGY— 145 Hancock hall. Presiding: Dr. Irene McCulloch, professor of zoology. Address: “Evidences of a Water Connection between the Atlantic and the Pacific during Past Ages,” Dr. Thomas Clements, associate professor of geology. Continued on Page Four College Presidents, Officials Meet Here Meeting for the first time in the West, the National Association of American colleges will convene here for its annual conferences in the fields of science, religion, education, and international relations from January 3 to 16. Beginning Friday, presidents and - officials of American universities # _ - _ Mexican School Honors Dr. Heras With Diploma will visit the SC campus to take part in the two-day ceremonies for the dedication of the new Hancock hall of the Allan Hancock Foundation for Scientific Research. One of the three educators in charge of the convention is Dr. Rufus B. von KieinSmid. Dr. Rem-sen D. Bird, president of Occidental college, is chairman, and Dr. Charles K. Edwards, president of Pomona college, committeeman. Conference will be held January 9 and 10 at the Hotel Huntington, Pasadena. A main event of these meetings will be addresses by Henry Luce, editor of Time, and Reinhold Schairer of the University of London. The latter will speak on the subject of “Educational Reconstruction After Hitler.” Dr. Paul Van Zeeland, former Belgian minister of foreign affairs, will speak January 10 on a program featuring the theme of "Liberal Education and Democracy.” The university, in cooperation with the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, will sponsor a program January 16 on the Trojan campus to emphasize the role of Los Angeles in hemispheric defense and business solidarity. Subjects of foreign trade and cultural relations will be featured in the “Inter-American Conference” under the direction of W. D. Fraser. Honored for his work in promoting the culture of the Spanishspeaking peoples, Dr. Antonio Heras, professor of Spanish, received a diploma of honor from the Academia Mexicana last week. The Academia, a branch of the Spanish Royal academy of Madrid, recognized his work in the field of writing number of books of prose and poetry in the Spanish language. He also served as correspondent for La Voz and for Mundo Gtatico in Madrid. Since 1925 Dr. Heras has been teaching at SC. He received his A.B. from the Institute Provincial de Ciudad Real, Spain, in 1897 and his Licenciado en Derecho, from the University of Madrid, in 1911. Dr. Ezra N. Currier, Oldest SC Alumnus, Dies Bette Davis Marries By United Press Bette Davis, in a seven-line message to newspapers last night, announced her New Year’s eve elopement with Arthur Farnsworth of Boston. The noted screen star said she and Farnsworth, an old childhoood friend, were married at the Justin Dart ranch near Rimrock. Ariz. Gone from the blackboards of SC classrooms next Christmas will be the greeting, “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year,” for the man who inscribed them in a fine Spencerian hand died just three days before December 25. Dr. Ezra N. Currier, oldest living alumnus of SC, passed away at the First Methodist hospital following a brief illness. He was 87 years old, and graduated from the university in 1885. He received his A.B. degree as a member of the second graduating class to leave the university. After receiving his degree in company with the other four members of his class. Dr. Currier attended Northwestern university where he received his A.M. and bachelor of divinity degrees. Students will remember Dr. Currier as the man who, just ten days of his health, h« was able to write on only a few boards. Dr. Currier is the donor of the Currier foundation for the School of Speech. The foundation was started in memory of his son, Dale, who died in the World war. In 1888 he joined the Rock River Methodist conference in Chicago, where he served for 12 years, leaving for Califomia in 1900. He started an orange grove in Corona, and later, in 1919, he returned to the Trojan campus and served as a iung Dr. Ezra N. Currier—pens last greeting. before his death, paid his annual visit to the campus to leave his greetings for holiday-bound students. Due to the failing condition carpenter until 1926. donating his salary to the scheol. During the past few years. Dr. Currier has lived near the campus, visiting it frequently when his health permitted. This year, he wrote on only a few boards, and those were on the first floors of the buildings. Former SC Student Injured in Crash Paul Miller, former business manager of El Rodeo, was reported yesterday recovering from near-fatal injuries received in an automobile accident which occurred December 23 near Indio, as he and his fiancee were driving to Pasadena to be married. Miller’s fiancee. Miss Jean Byers, former UCLA student, received minor head cuts and severe shock in the accident. According to Miss Byers, the mishap occurred when Miller attempted to stop the automobile after it had swerved to uhe shoulder of the highway. The former SC student received fi-e broken ribs, a fractured arm and shoulaer, and a punctured He was taken to the Casita Dedication ceremonies for the new Hancock hall, $1,000,-000 monument to scientific research and cultural education, will open at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Bovard auditorium. Clasps scheduled for 10 a.m. will not convene in order that students may attend the dedicatory convocation. The assembly is to begin with an academic processional of 38 college and university presidents repre« senting 18 states. Dr. Rufus B. von KieinSmid will accept the new building from Capt. Allan Hancock. MERRIAM SPEAKS Dr. John C. Merriam. president emeritus of the Carnegie institution in Washington, D. C., will deliver an address at the assembly on the topic of “The Responsibility of Science in Planning for a New World Order.” The building is to be officially opened to students, faculty, and the public at 2:30 p.m. Tours start on the hour and on the half-hour throughout the day. Guides will be available at the east foyer of Hancock hall. A round table on music, a symposium on marine biology, and a showing of color films taken on Hancock expeditions have been scheduled for 2:30 pjn. MUSIC DISCUSSION PLANNED Dr. Max T. Krone, professor of music, is scheduled to preside over the music round table in the art and lecture room, Doheny library. The topic for discussion will be “The Place of the University in the Musical Life of the Community.” Dr. Irene McCulloch, professor of zoology, will preside at the discussion of marine biology. Dr. Thomas Clements, associate professor of geology, is to speak on “Evidences of a Water Connection Between the Atlantic and the Pacific During Past Ages,” Dr. H. U. Sverdrup, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, will present “An Analysis of the Ocean Currents off the American West Coast Between 40 Degrees North and 40 Degrees South,” and Dr. L. G. Hertlein, invertebrate paleontologist, Califomia Academy of Sciences. Golden Gate park, will give “A Summary of the Knowledge Regarding the Faunal Area of Tropical West America with Special Reference to Mollusks.’* COLOR FILMS SHOWN Saturday another round table on marine biology is to be presented to the public and a discussion on visual and radio education is planned. In the afternoon other films of recent Hancock investigations are planned and a radio and recording exhibit is scheduled. Hancock hall will be devoted to research in zoology, botany, and related branches of science. Companion gift to SC by Captain Hancock is the Velero III, which, from its eight exploration cruises to equatorial waters, has provided thousands of specimens, many of which were unknown to science from their particular regions. hospital in Indio. The accident happened about 23 miles east of Indio on highway 60 as the pair were returning to Pasadena from San Antonio, where Miller had received honorable discharge from the army air corps to accept a position as co-pilot with Pan-American Airways. Registrar's Office Notice Every student who expects to receive a degree from the university will be held responsible for checking his own credits and satisfying the requirements for his degree as they are published in the proper university bulletin. The student should make this review of requirements and credits sufficiently early to allow ample time for the completion of any shortages that may be discovered. Theron Clark, Registrar.
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 32, No. 63, January 02, 1941|
Los Angeles, Calif., Thursday, January 2, 1941
seal Policy ttle Looms
sh Predicted After Federal Reserve Board uests Congress Cut FDR’s Monetary Power
SHINGTON. Jan. 1—(U.P.-)—A fierce congressional ver authority by two federal agencies and President elt to influence the nation’s fiscal policies appeared tonight, after the federal reserve board’s request ngress repeal the president’s authority to issue $3,000,-in greenbacks. i-
~wer was voted to the chief voluntarily in the early the New Deal. He has in-t various times that he did id to use the authority, but j>rters it was a good club to the closet.
ECCLES REPORT recommended that the •’e power to devalue the allowed to expire on June that because of the world this authority “is no longer or desirable.” ng closely recommenda-de recently by Chairman S. Eccles before members p of financiers and busi-in New York, the board congress that the bud-be balanced when the approaches full realization nomic capacity.”
ADVISES HEAVY TAXES in this direction, it urged creasing share of defense borne by additional taxa-thPt the treasury be al-issue taxable bonds.
-rt reflects a definite split Roosevelt and Eccles, who been regarded as one in advisers on monetary extremely wealthy man. outspoken advocate of Deal s pump-priming ef-repeaterfly defended them ngressional committees.
Great Britain Investigates
Inquiry Planned Over German Use of Japanese Flag
fic Raids to Nazis
URNE. Jan. 1— 01P» — of seven of 10 allied jft vessels totaling more than ns, which have been sunk south Pacific by German 'uring the past four and months, said today that at of the German ships were as Japanese vessels, id the German raiders, in ble number, appeared to ting under a unified com-d were powerfully armed 1-supplied by armed ships ying them.
rvivor described the Ger-p on which he was a pris-“a floating fortress.*’ told how the German tacked in battle formation.
testimony was being tak-a number of survivors who german vessels masquerad-r Japanese names and flew nese merchant flag.
nese Deny se of Flag
Jan. 2 —