THE TROJAN, Vol. 35, No. 107, April 19, 1944
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polliad announces winners of creative arts program SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TROJAN Vol. XXXV Los*Angeles, Wednesday, Apr. 19, 1944 No. 107 ivic group holds onference at SC With prominent local officials of women’s organizations king part, the 14th annual Women’s Civic conference will s held on campus tomorrow with approximately 1000 persons *pected to attend, it was announced. Dr. Daniel A. Poling, war correspondent, who has just turned from a 73,000 air-mile -ur of European and South Pa-fic fronts and who formerly serv- < as president of the International | Xiety of Christian Endeavor, will the featured speaker. His topic “The War on Four Fronts.” an- i unced Mrs. Norman W. Giesy. neral conference chairman. As a war correspondent, Dr. jfoling had assignment* from Time magazine. Christian Science on i tor. the Philadelphia In-uirer. and the Christian Herald, ie is now serving as edltor-in-hief of the latter publication. >. Elam J. Anderson, president f the University of Redlands, ill introduce Dr. Poling, ollowing registration at 8:30 <n., the conference in Bovard au- j 'porium will be opened by Dr. fus B. von KleinSmid. president j the university, and will con-ue from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a reshment intermission at 11 a.m. i Dr. Raymond G. McKelvey of cci dental college will preside at morning panel session which !as as its theme “Let’s look at community.’* Subjects of mi- j ity relations unemployment, ! venile delinquency, housing oblems, and education will be rnted by local and state of- | cials. Mrs. Giesy said. ‘There is a possibility that stu- j its will be admitted to Bovard itorium at 11:45 a.m. to hear address by Dr. Poling,” said I xc N. Goodnow. executive secre- \ tv for the conference. Dorms hold open house Manzanita, Lagunita, and Madrona, women’s dormitories, will hold open house today from 4 to 5:30 p.m., honoring faculty and sorority women, dormitory officers announced yesterday. All women students are invited. Various themes in decorations and food have been worked out by the houses’ members who will act as hostesses. A Mexican atmosphere will pervade Manzanita, a Hawaiian one Lagunita, and a Chinese one Madrona, according to the respective presidents, Helen Gleason, Jeanette Marquis, and Virginia Thomas. Applications due for new teachers All students who expect to receive a teaching credential at the end of this term should make application with Miss Lucille Winter, credential secretary, in 357 Administration as soon as possible, she said. Applications must be filed not later than May 1, according to Miss Winter. Sororities hold final Presents on row Friday Eight sororities will formally introduce their spring-term pledges to the university Friday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in open houses along the row, announced Virginia Hage, Panhellenic president. Having “Presents” this Friday night will be Delta Gamma, Kappa Alpha Theta, Alpha Gamma Delta, Kappa Delta, Zeta Tau Alpha, Chi Omega, and Phi Mu. This is the second and last of the two formal presentations, the first having been ; . Ride 'em, cowboy oyal Navy forsakes otters for torpedos LONDON. Apr. 18—(U.P.)—The restrained British Admir-t today released details of the Royal Navy’s fantastic new rpedo cowboys” who ride into battle astride underwater unts, attach destructive charges to the hulls of anchored ps, and race away in a cloud of air bubbles before the explodes. I---“ o ships, an Italian cruiser and large transport, have been sunk lthe Mediterranean by the use of strange submerged marine cav- Both attacks, carried out against jiips in the enemy-held naval o' Palermo in January, 1943, ulted in the capture of the o-man crews of each torpedo, e novel method of sea warfare ained a secret until today’s uncement of decorations warded the four men. pedos are powered by a small engine which runs until its fuel is exhausted, the British weapon is propelled by electric batteries. This permits the crew to shut off the motor as they attach the warhead to the ship, and to start it again for the escape attempt. The attack at Palermo was made by Lt. Richard Thomas Goodwin and sub-Lt. Rodney George Dove, both of whom were awarded the distinguished service cross, and by Signalman Alexander Ferrier and torpedo is ridden into bat- ! Leading Seaman James Freel, who far below the surface of the ter by two men, an officer and enlisted man. both of whom dressed in diver's suits and who -the through portable oxygen jilts. The underwater steed about i*h they clamp their knees is it the same size and shape the conventional torpedo. The jor portion of the mount, as ordinary torpedos, is composed propulsion machinery, and it tipped with an explosive war-in the same manner, n the “torpedo cowboys” were decorated with the conspicuous gallantry medal. The announcement said all four now are prisoners of war, as are some others who participated in the operation. The latter presumably are crew members of the mother ship from which the torpedoes took off. It was indicated that several of the strange devices were sent against Palermo, where they had to pick their way through anti-submarine nets protecting the entrance and then move at slow speed across the length of the harbor to avoid de-their target they remove the tection. rhead from the torpedo, attach One of the marine cavalry teams to the hull of the ship and set | sank the Ulpio Traino, a cruiser of e time fuse. They then climb j the Italian Regolo class and an-ard their steel steed and race other caused such damage to the &F• 8500-ton transport Viminale that Although most conventional tor- ! the ship sank. VIRGINIA HAGE . . . Panhel prexy, organizing presents. last Friday night, according to Miss Hage. This affair will head the trainee entertainment list for Friday night and will be in the form of an alluniversity recreational. Each house holding “Presents” will serve cookies and punch, and dancing will complete the evening’s entertainment in each sorority. Everyone in the university is invited to attend “Presents,” as it is a semi-annual tradition and custom of the sororities to introduce their new pledges formally. “This is the one opportunity for the entire SC personnel to see the houses as a complete unit,” said Miss Hage. Frosh honorary names initiates New members of Phi Eta Sigma, freshman mens honorary, were announced yesterday by Leland Scott, secretary of the organization. They include Ralph Brown, Coy Burnett, George Crum, David Lisen-stein, Harris J. Frank, Charles Fritz, Robert Green, Maurice Gould, Robert Lobdell, Emil Murad, Robert Peck, Robert Riddell, Hugh Stor-row, J. W. Taft, and William Whit-meyer. Initiation of new members will be held tomorrow, 4:30 p.m. in 418 Student Union. A business meeting planning a forthcoming party witn Aipha Lambda Delta, freshman womens honorary, and a dinner dance will follow* the initiation. All new members must report within two days to Dean Bacon’s office to fill out forms, Scott said. Dr. Mary Crawford honors Pereira Dr." Octavio Mendez-Pereira, first president of Panama’s inter-American university who recently bestowed his institution’s first honor upon President Rufus B. Von KleinSmid, was honored by a tea given by Dr. Mary Sinclair Crawford, former dean of women, at her home yesterday afternoon. Vaccinations prove painless to SC students Clutching yellow permit slips in hand 47 women students and three men lined up outside 110 Physical Education yesterday to take smallpox vaccinations offered by the university health service. Reassuring one another that “it won’t hurt a bit,” most were surprised to find that it actually didn’t and that it was over almost before they knew it had happened. “All they did was swab my arm with alcohol, put a drop of green stuff on it, and sort of prick it,” one amazed coed said. Those who still wish to have the vaccination may take it next Tuesday when the doctor will return to “read” those given yesterday. All students under 21 who wish to be vaccinated must have the written consent of parents and should pick up the permit slips in the health office sometime this week, stated Margaret McMorrow, R.N. Macdonald in speech meet Speakinfe on a rational broadcast tomorrow evening, Tyler Macdonald, SC debater and winner of the western states championship in the John Paul Jones oratorical contest, will present the oration which won him a trip to New York and the opportunity to compete in the finals for the national oratorical championship. Macdonald has arrived in New York where he is to appear for the last time in the Hearst-sponsored contest. Finals in the oratorical contest will be broadcast over the mutual network at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow. Winner in the contest will win a $1000 war bond as well as the championship. Wallbank leads book discussion In a comprehensive review of 10 short novels by leading contemporary writers comprising the book, “The Ten Commandments,” Dr. T. Walter Wallbank, professor of history, will lead the weekly book interpretation discussion in the art and lecture room of Doheny iiorary today at 2:30 p.m. In attempting to prove that the Nazis have broken every command of the decalogue, these writers, all exiles, emigres, and anti-fascists, interpret our present moral crisis through the creative imagination, he said. Presentation set for May 20 A tentative list of presentations for the Apolliad, annual program of creative arts, to be given on Saturday evening, May 20, was announced yesterday by Mrs. Tacie Hanna Rew, assistant professor of speech and chairman of the evaluating committee. ■■ ■. ■■■ — Those whose original composi-' tions in one of seven fields were chosen are as follows: Mary Elizabeth Ashley, Mary Ruth Webb, and Lynn Walker, poetry; Norah Burne, Don Eugster, R. A. Henry, Constance Shirley, and Mary Elizabeth Ashley, music. Pat Ebey and Ethel Kinsey, essay; Eleanor Neal and Lee Millar, short stories; Tommy Vandegriff, Eileen Cochran, Tyler Macdonald, and Halie May Coleman, mono-dramas; Harriette Hanby, plays; and Dorothy Beckel. dance. Students whose compositions are worthy of presentation but which cannot be used due to technical difficulties and lad: of adaptibility to time, and so forth will receive honorable mention at a later date. Mrs. Rew stated. Faculty members who evaluated manuscripts include the follow- • ing: Dr. Ernst Toch, Dr. Max T. Krone, and Dr. Lucien Cailliet, music; Prof. Lois Ellfeldt, dance; Dr. Florence Scott and Dr. Louis Wann, essays; Prof. Lynn Clark and Dr. Lionel Stevenson, short stories. Prof. Julia McCorkle and Dr. Garland Greever, poetry; and Prof. William C. De Mille, Prof. Cloyde D. Dalzell, Miss Frieda Meblin, Mrs. Charlotte Chappie, and Mrs. Rew, drama. Students who submitted musical contributions are asked to report to Dr. Toch and those entering dances, to Miss Ellfeldt today or tomorrow. All others should report to Mrs. Rew in 121 Old College today from 12:30 to 1 p.m. or tomorrow between 12:30 and 2 p.m. All who submitted scripts are entitled to invitations to the program for themselves and for friends, Mrs. Rew said. Manuscripts will be returned to students in 126 Old College any day before 12 p.m., she stated. World roundup by United fre*e Prof to attend science meet Climaxing two and a half years of research, Dr. Winslow W. Smith, assistant professor of bacteriology, will present two papers at the forthcoming convention of the Society of American Bacteriology, May 2 to 5, in New York. Leaving Apr. 24, Dr. Smith will first stop in Chicago for the National Wildlife conference, April 25 to 27. The papers to be read in New York are “The Influence of Hydrogen ion concentration on the bactericidal action of ozone and chlorine” and “The temperature coefficient of the bactericidal action of chlorine.” Navy hits Carolines PEARL HARBOR, Apr. 18—Navy search planes attacked Pingelap, Ant, Ulul and Pakin islands in the Japanese-held Carolines, and army, navy and marine aircraft dropped 45 tons1>f bomb6 on enemy positions in the Marshalls Sunday, Admiral Chester W. Nimitz an- I nounced today. Yanks blast Berlin LONDON, Apr. 18 — Slashing through Nazi Fighter ambushes up to 2000 U.S. heavy bombers and fighters blasted Berlin and at least two aircraft-manufacturing cities near the German capital today as 500 or more other U.S. warplanes struck a heavy pre-invasion blow against Nazi fortifications and communications in northern France and Belgium. Russ take Balaclava LONDON, Apr. 19—Russian troops ripped out the southern anchor of the German line around Sevastopol of Balaclava and then advanced two miles northward to take Kad-ykovka, a highway point five miles southeast of the battle front. Italians demand Leftists NAPLES, Apr. 18—A new Italian political crisis threatened today when the Socialist and Action parties saic1 they would refuse to cooperate in a new war government unless left wing parties were given more cabinet posts. British Isolate Eire LONDON, Apr. 18—The government tonight suspended all cross-channel shipping from Cork in southern Eire in a new drastic move virtually completing the isolation of this bristling invasion base from contact with neutrals. Senate . . . members will meet this evening at 7 in 418 Student Union, according to Jean Working, acting ASSC president. Guest soloists appear with Hancock group Guest soloists Betty Bollinger, soprano, and Gloria Chappell, violinist, will be presented with the Hancock ensemble in a concert tonight at 8:30 in Hancock auditorium. Miss Bollinger, one of three Los Angeles women selected by the Ebell club for auditions, will sing “Mirande,” and “Air de Lia” from “L’Enfant Prodigue " by Debussy. Miss Chappell, a freshman ir the School of Music, recently performed with the KFI studio orchestra, playing Tschaikowsky’s “Violin Concerto.” She is now a member of the first violin section of the Janssen symphony orchestra. Her selections for tonight will be “Praeludium and Allegro” by Kreisler. and “Caprice Basque” by Sarasate. Seats will be reserved for tickel holders until 8:15 p.m. Tickets may be obtained by calling Hancock foundation, Richmond 4111, station 451. There will be no admission charge and persons without tickets will be admitted after 8:15 p.m. Membership list deadline set by El Rodeo The El Rodeo deadline has arrived, to quote Bob Tapp, business manager. All formal pictures have been taken, and Informal campus shots will be completed by next Tuesday. Troy’s annual is on its way to completion. The following organizations, social, professional and honorary, must turn in to the El Rodeo office sometime TODAY a complete list which includes every active member or pledge who deserves the right to have hit or her picture appear under the organization’s name, Tapp said. All sororities and fraternities; Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Alpha Delta Sigma, Am. Pharm. Asso., ASCE, AIChE, AIEE, AmSME, Athena, Beta Pi, Chinese Students club, Delta Sigma Delta, Eta Kappa Nu, Chi Epsilon, Kappa Phi Zeta, Gamma Alpha Chi, Lambda Delta Sigma, Lambda Kappa Sigma, Mu Phi Epsilon. Omega Alpha Delta, Mens Gle# club, Womens Glee club. Occupational Therapy, Phi Beta, Phrateres, Pl Lambda Theta, Phi Chi Theta, Phi Delta Chi, Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Sigma, Rho Chi, Secretarial club. Sigma Delta Chi, Skull and Dagger, Theta Sigma Phi. Ski club, Phi Lamba Tpail-on, Upsilon Alpha, Zeta Phi Eta. IS
|Title||THE TROJAN, Vol. 35, No. 107, April 19, 1944|
|Description||THE TROJAN, Vol. 35, No. 107, April 19, 1944.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
polliad announces winners of creative arts program
Los*Angeles, Wednesday, Apr. 19, 1944
ivic group holds onference at SC
With prominent local officials of women’s organizations king part, the 14th annual Women’s Civic conference will s held on campus tomorrow with approximately 1000 persons *pected to attend, it was announced.
Dr. Daniel A. Poling, war correspondent, who has just
turned from a 73,000 air-mile
-ur of European and South Pa-fic fronts and who formerly serv- < as president of the International | Xiety of Christian Endeavor, will the featured speaker. His topic “The War on Four Fronts.” an- i unced Mrs. Norman W. Giesy. neral conference chairman.
As a war correspondent, Dr. jfoling had assignment* from Time magazine. Christian Science on i tor. the Philadelphia In-uirer. and the Christian Herald, ie is now serving as edltor-in-hief of the latter publication.
>. Elam J. Anderson, president f the University of Redlands, ill introduce Dr. Poling, ollowing registration at 8:30