Daily Trojan, Vol. 34, No. 113, March 26, 1943
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ANDIDATES TODAY eyholer ays his ast word by the Keyh-oler DAILY TROJAN NIGHT )FFICE, 11:30 p.m., Thursday fight — By the time this caches your hands, most of ou will have probably decided !ow you are going to vote, ^ight now, seated at this r.igmatic typewriter with my kind in a turmoil, I wish that j knew what sort of a ballot was going to cast. Before to-loiyow morning, I must settle tens questions that keep reoccurring my mind. For four long years now I have tched Troy’s political scene th keen but impartial interest, prradually, almost imperceptibly, transition has overcome me. I ted out as* a bright-eyed, en-usiastic and spirited freshman, 'ow I have reached the point here political campaigns and eir accompanying “dog-eat-Dg” tactics fill me with repug-ance. I now almost wonder if iere is any use in keeping in-rested in my school government • even voting. Through the years I have en-red many close friendships—some which have been strained during past week and a half. At va-times during this campaign sides have accused me of at-ipting to injure their best in-sts. But I have only attempted one thing—interpret the po-,1 scenes as I saw them. Throughout all my coHege ca-■, and in these writings, I have motivated by only one prln-(Continued on Page Two) - VOTE TODAY --- S O U TH ERN CALIFORN I A Students ballot for officers jb<Uuf ToL XXXIV NAS—Z-43 J Los Angeles, Friday, Mar. 26. 1943 Night Phone: RI. 5472 CANDIDATE CALDWELL says “Owing to existing conditions, the next student body administration will face a situation that has not existed for others. The need for fair and equal representation of all groups on campus is essential, and the time is ripe to create an organization that will work at all times .toward those ends. The student body president is in the key position. If I am electcd, that will be my program.” . - VOTE TODAY ----- r. Levine: hat are you doing r a fair election? That was the question and here’s his answer: “Every voter must present his ASSC identification card an election official, who will inspect it to see if it is the ond semester card, 1942-43 (color yellow), and if it is ed by the holder, with the school or college entry made, class, and if it bears the stamp he comptroller. Number 1 will punched for ASSC voting and ber 2 for AWS voting. Thus, card cannot be used twice. voter will be required to a list opposite a number, and U be given a ballot bearing a >ond!ng number. The signa-on the identification card will checked against the name on list’* ture sheets were locked in Mr. Eddy’s safe. He retains the only key to the ballot boxes. Although Levine asserts that he has taken every precaution necessary in the way of appointing honest and competent election officials and in election procedure, he declares that vigilance on the part of voters will prevent malpractices. Elections rules provide for sig-ture sheets and numbered baits. Senate members have the ht to inspect these for verifi-tion. Because ballots can be ,ntified, it is not a secret elec-ion. Levine suggests that the tte take prompt action to reefy this, and substitute some oth-c heck ing device. To insure that the voter can cast 3s ballot without interferences, Le-ne said that the polling area will kept clear 10 feet on all sides. ro students will be permitted to uence voters from a distance than a radius of 50 feet of the 'ng area,” he added. “So, all paigning must be done away the polls.’* fter the polls close at 3:30 the extra ballots and sig-. re lists will be stuffed into boxes and the slot sealed with Two election officials will their names across the tape vent tampering. •"This seal Is not broken until ail es are in Arnold Eddy’s office, eupon each box is opened one a time, and the votes tallied by ate members. The ballots and e tally sheet will then be sub-tted to a university accountant ho will audit the votes and com-tle the totals.” Yesterday the ballots and signa- Poll procedure to be followed for valid votes Following is the election procedure which will be followed today at the polls: 1. Student will present his yellow student body card at one of the eight polling places. Junior college students will be eligible to vote. 2. Number 1 will be punched for ASSC voting on the student’s card. Number 2 ,will be punched for AWS voters. 3. The voter will be given the appropriate ballots. .4. Students must sign a paper before voting so that the student’s signature can be checked with his signature on the student body card. 5. Only rubber-stamped ballots will be counted. 6. The voter himself must put his ballots in the box. Under no circumstances must the election deputies touch the ballots. 7. Numbers will not be torn off the ballots. 8. Write-in candidates will be permitted. The names must be correctly spelled. Look 'em over—then rote- LETA GALENTINE ior ASSC vice-president. ***** LYNN NORBY for ASSC vice-president. mi CLAIRE LAUB for ASSC secretary. DOROTHY SMITH . for ASSC secretary. Editorial The choice is yours • With Monday morning’s dawn will come serenity. The light of that post-election day will seek out and dispel the shadows of infantile intrigue that darken people’s minds today. Brought out of the shadows, many of today’s events will be reduced to their proper absurdity. As this is being written there are rumors that today’s Daily Trojan will never reach your eyes. Reading it, you must agree that these rumors, and the reasons for them, were absurd. Or perhaps, if you aren’t reading this, our labor is absurd. Tradition has it that SC politics are tightly held in the hands of a political machine. Textbooks from which we have lapped our ideas for 14 years have it that this is wrong. Is it? Some weeks ago the Daily Trojan learned of a student who knew many of the “secrets” of The Machine. Long exposed to the theory that a voter should know as much as possible about those he is voting for, we decided that a column written by this man would be an asset to intelligent voters. Were we wrong? We are satisfied that Daily Trojan efforts to stay in good taste, to practice ethical journalism in avoiding mud-slinging and petty feuds, have been successful. Charges of partisanship on the part of our political columnist are a natural phenomenon, impossible to completely avoid. Facts uncovered by the columnist should have given the SC voter something to think about. Trojans are in the perplexing position of having to choose between two candidates for the ASSC presidency who are both backed by political machines. One machine is justified as “a political fraternity whose members represent nearly every house on campus, trying earnestly to select a candidate whose qualifications make him the person to represent our student body.” The other machine maintains that its organization is the only means by which Machine No. 1 can be beaten. We wish we could paint the picture in its proper li^ht, highlighting the humor it contains and showing the candidates as the good fellows they both are. Established political tactics and feelings make this impossible. It is amusing that we waited until the year that student government and activities are cut to the minimum before bringing politics out into the light of day. :// m CANDIDATE WILLIAMS says “Every Trojan of this student body must exercise today the privilege and duty of voting. You have had a chance this week to compare candidates, and also to listen to and read arguments. I am sure your choice will be wise. I sincerely desire to serve the students of our university, and I ask your support in this campaign. I leave my chance to serve you in your hands.” - VOTE TODAY - Climaxing a week of curtailed war-time campaigning, SC’s annual ASSC election will take place today with balloting beginning at. 8:30 a.m. The polls, stationed at eight strategic points on the campus, will remain open until 3:30 p.m. Topping the slate of candidates seeking offices are the two presidential aspirants,. Bill Caldwell and Jack Williams. In the race for the vice-presidency, Leta Galentine will face Lynn Norby, The secretarial post will be contested by Claire Laub and Dorothy Smith. For the assistant yell leader position, Chuck McKenzie is being opposed by Lester Vlahos. Because no one was eligible, the head cheer leader’s job will remain vacant. Running unopposed for the presidency of the College of Commerce is Mickey Heeger, current junior class head. Heeger is affiliated with Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, is a member of the Trojan Knights, and wa» acting president of the sophomore class last year. In the race for president of tht College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, Bennett W. Priest, NROTC cadet officer, is running without opposition. A member of the Trojan Squires, he was admitted into Beta Gamma Sigma, scholastic honorary for commerce students. Hi is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Throwing their hats In the ring for the College of Engineering pres-(Continued on Page Two) -VOTE TODAY ■ One last look Troy examines ASSC candidates' records - The college careers of six Trojans will pass through a crisis today when the SC student body goes to the polls to decide upon who will become next year’s president, vice-president, and secretary. For three years these students have participated in Troy’s activities, and with this participa- tion they have gained sufficient popularity and experience to rate a nomination for ASSC offices this year. Experience of each candidate includes : Bill Caldwell, presidential candidate: president of Kappa Alpha fraternity; business manager of the Daily Trojan; member of sophomore class council last year; and a member of Alpha Delta Sigma, advertising fraternity. Jack Williams, presidential candidate: chairman of the war board; former president of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity; member of Trojan Knights, junior council, and NROTC. Leta Galentine, vice-presidential candidate: secretary of Amazons, member of Spooks and Spokes, judicial court, Phrateres, war board, and Delta Gamma sorority. Lynn Norby, vice-presidential candidate: AWS secretary; chairman of freshman orientation; member of Amazons, junior clacs council, Spooks and Spokes, and Alpha Gamma Delta; and Red Cross chairman of the war board. Claire Laub, secretarial candidate: president of Alpha Chi Omega, member of the junior council, AWS cabinet, president of National Collegiate Players, vice-president of Dcama Workshop, and member of Phi Beta. Dorothy Smith, secretarial candidate; President of Panhellenic; member of Amazons, junior council, ASSC senate, and Kappa Delta sorority. Students present music recital Weekly presentation of the School of Music’s student recital will be held in Bowne hall today at 1:15 p.m., according to an announcement from the music office. Students participates in the program include Mildred Bicknell, Arlette Renauld, Warren Dropman, and Patricia Heil. The program is of a varied nature and.will include piano and vocal selections. Eight stations available for 4SSC elections Student^ in the various schools and colleges can only vote at the locations designated. In front of Administration building: Students in the College of Letters, Art, and Sciences, School of Government, and School of Music. Between Bridge hall and Law build -• ing: Students in the College of Pharmacy and College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. Patio of Harris hall: Students in the College of Architecture and Fine Art.s Dental Clinic: Students in the College of Den-„ tistry. Dental Technic building: students* in the College of Dentistry. Engineering building: Students in the College of Engineering. » South Entrance of Old College: Students in the College of Commerce and School of Merchandises-.............. School of Medicine—County Hospital: Students in the School of Medicine.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 34, No. 113, March 26, 1943|
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eyholer ays his ast word
by the Keyh-oler DAILY TROJAN NIGHT )FFICE, 11:30 p.m., Thursday fight — By the time this caches your hands, most of ou will have probably decided !ow you are going to vote, ^ight now, seated at this r.igmatic typewriter with my kind in a turmoil, I wish that j knew what sort of a ballot was going to cast. Before to-loiyow morning, I must settle tens questions that keep reoccurring my mind.
For four long years now I have tched Troy’s political scene th keen but impartial interest, prradually, almost imperceptibly, transition has overcome me. I ted out as* a bright-eyed, en-usiastic and spirited freshman, 'ow I have reached the point here political campaigns and eir accompanying “dog-eat-Dg” tactics fill me with repug-ance. I now almost wonder if iere is any use in keeping in-rested in my school government
• even voting.
Through the years I have en-red many close friendships—some which have been strained during past week and a half. At va-times during this campaign sides have accused me of at-ipting to injure their best in-sts. But I have only attempted one thing—interpret the po-,1 scenes as I saw them. Throughout all my coHege ca-■, and in these writings, I have motivated by only one prln-(Continued on Page Two)
- VOTE TODAY ---
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