DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 24, No. 97, March 03, 1933
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rt'-^hiaia m Editor, Manager Phone RI 4111 Station 221 SOUTHERN DAILY CALIFORNIA TROJAN United Press | World Wide j News Service 1 Vol. XXIV Los Angeles, California, Friday, March 3, 1933 No. 97 lation Gripped By Emergency Bank Closings 'alifomia Schools Closed By Legal Holiday; U. C. Unaffected Jtate Is Joined by 10 Others in Period Of 24 Hours NEW YORK, Mar. 2—0)— Ileven states in the last 24 hours oined the list of those which have “stricted banking operations in an fffort to strengthen weak spots in [.heir financial fabric. Previously 11 states had taken kuch action, while eight banks in | he District of Columbia were jperating under a policy of limiting withdrawals. In seven other ptates legislation has been passed rhich legalises restricted banking [.Ithough it has not been invoked all of them. 29 States Act Today’s developments brought [o 28 states and the District of Co-lmbia the number which have loved to protect their banking [tmcture against unduly heavy Withdrawals. In several of the states where yanking holidays have been declared or where restrictions have >een called in effect the orders [r* '’permissive”—that is the banks save an option as to whether they |<*Mre to observe them. In others, no wever, banks have little choice. 11 States Join List Louisiana. Mississippi, Oklahoma, |Texas, Nevada. Arizona, Oregon, "alifornia, Vtah. Idaho, and Washington were the states which (oined the list last night and dur-lg today. In Los Angeles and San Fran hip co the stock exchange* an lounced they would observe legal lolidays declared there. Hanging Halted By Bank Moratorium SACRAMENTO, Mar. t—<U.E> —A three-day legal holiday proclaimed by Governor Rolph on behalf of banks has saved John Farrington from the gallows for a week. Farrington, slayer man John Malcolm Francisco holdup in to have been hangd Governor Rolph tonight granted him a 7-day reprieve due to a question of the legality uf an execution on a state holiday. of Police-in a San 1930, was tomorrow. Death Claims Senator Walsh Aboard Train Newly-Named Attorney General Succumbs to Heart Ailment Montanan En Route to Capital for Inaugural As End Comes Library Head Takes Leave State Schools Close [As Action Delayed SACRAMENTO, Calif.. Mar. J— hr.!’)—The state legislature, geared (for fast action on emergency bank [ing legislation, tonight was forced to postpone action in connection with the three-day bank holiday until tomorrow. While banks and state officials conferring in San Francisco had promised to submit proposals to the legislature today to protect banks against heavy withdrawals the bills failed to arrive and Gov lernor Rolph said he was informed they would not be here until tomorrow. Because the governor declared a general holiday. Attorney General iU. S. Webb ruled that all public schools in the state must remain closed for the three-day period. This closing order, Vierling Ker-I say. state director of education, explained, does not apply to the University of California, but affects all junior colleges, elementary and high schools. Aristotelians Will Begin Radio Talks Opening its series of radio programs this afternoon with a 18-minute talk by Worth Bernard, debate manager, the Aristotelian Literary society begins a new series of campus broadcasts over station KFAC at 4:45 o’clock. Tbe society itself is the oldest literary organization on the oarn-pus, and its purposes are to promote public speaking, debate, parliamentary drill, and other cultural literary activities. Among Its membership are Dr. O. W. E. Cook, of the department of political science; Roy Malcom, of tbe same department; Jeffery Smith of philosophy, and Dr. Ralph La Porte, physical education. Robert McCaw is president. Masonic Dinner To Fete Ira Thompson In recognition of his elevation to the Supreme Court of Califor-nia: the Masonic club of the University of California at Los Angeles will give a banquet next Wednesday night to Ira F. Thompson, past Grand Master, and former professor of legal ethics in the S.C. Law *chool A delegation from the Masonic club of S.C. will attend the banquet which is to be held at the clubhouse at 20886 Le Conte avenue Westwood Tillage. Temporary Illness Causes Miss C. M. Brown To Resign Position Miss Charlotte M. Brown, head librarian, has been temporarily relieved of her position at her own request and on the advice of her physician. Miss Brown has not been well for some time and lt is thought that the rest will benefit her. For 25 years Miss Brown has served this institution as librarian, beginning in 1908 when she was the only member of the library staff, until today when the staff boasts over 30 members. For the past two years the head librarian has devoted her time and efforts to the new Doheny Memorial library. The library was planned on the basis of Miss Brown's advice and its completion represented the fulfillment of 25 years of careful planning. In the spring of 1930 she submitted to President von KleinSmid a report on the requirements for a university library which contained a practical description of the library of today. Not only was material submitted in that report which embraced floor space requirements, but data on approved library equipment and materials from years back was included. Miss Brown also proved an invaluable assistant of the architect in the preparation of the plans for the build- nig. Miss Christian R, Dick, assistant librarian, has been appointed acting librarian ia Miss Brown’s place. Stray Greeks To Stage Luncheon The Men's Stray Greek organization will hold a luncheon meeting Monday, at 12:45 o'clock in roon. 323, Student Union. All Stray Greeks are urged by Heniy John president, to attend, as final plans are under way for the group’s first social event of the season, to be held next week. Plans will be discussed for athletic competition in the various intra-mural sports, and arrangements will be made for future meetings. On Thursday, Mar. 9, the men's group will be guests of the Women's Stray Greek group at a steak bake to be held in San Fernando valley. WASHINGTON, March 2.—(U.P) —Senator Thomas J. Walsh of Montana died today aboard a train bearing him northward toward the greatest triumph of his political career. Beside him as he slumped to the floor of his pullman compartment was his bride—the former Senora Maria Nieves Truffin whom he married in Havana last Saturday. They had curtailed their honeymoon to hurry here so Walsh could be sworn in Saturday as attorney general in the Roosevelt cabinet Bride I* Hysterical Death came to the 73-year-old senator shortly after dawn while the train streaked up through the Carolinas from Florida. Mrs. Walsh, herself suffering from a slight ailment, wag described by the physician who vainly tried to revive her husband, as being hysterical. Dr. M. A. Pittman, who boarded the train when it halted at Wilson, N. C., said Walsh was dead when he reached his side. Death, Pittman said, was caused either by a faulty heart condition or hemorrhage of the brain. Slightly III In Florida Walsh had complained of a slight illness in Florida, a physician there gave him medicine and advised him to delay his departure another day. But the senator said it was imperative he reach here in time for the inauguration. The body was taken to Rocky Mount, N. C., where it was embalmed. Mrs. Walsh requested that the body be dressed in the suit the senator wore at his wedding. Tonight the body, accompanied by the widow, was enroute here and was expected to arrive at approximately the same time as President-elect Roosevelt’s train pulled in from New York. Nation’s Capital Mourns The capital mourned WTalsh tonight as a brilliant lawyer, a senator of strong character, and as the grim and vigorous prosecutor who dug out the facts of the Teapot Dome oil scandal and brought the guilty to justice. President-elect Roosevelt, who j had counted upon Walsh to be a pillar of strength in his cabinet, was deeply shocked. Check Cashing Taboo In Bookstore No checks will be cashed at the ticket office of the Student Union until Monday, it was announced yesterday by Miss Marie Poetker. This service has been discontinued because of the three day mandatory bank holiday which has been imposed on the banks of California by Gov. James Rolph Jr. • Students' checks in amounts up to ?5 are cashed at the window as one of the services of the University Book store. Chief Justice Dice OTTAWA, Ont., March 2.—(UP) —F. A. Anglin, retired chief justice of the supreme court of Canada, died today. Trueblood Will Be Speech Guest Today Prof. Thomas C. Trueblood will be the guest speaker at the School of Speech special assembly to be held this morning at 9 o’clock in room 125, Old College, it was announced last night. All students whether enrolled in the School of Speech or not are Invited to attend. Professor Trueblood was Professor Emeritus of Speech at the University of Michigan, and was guest of honor at the recent national convention of speech teachers. He is the only living member of the old group of speech teachers who instituted teachings of speech in universities and colleges in this country. Quake Hits Japan; 200 Believed Dead TOKIO, Thursday, Mar. 3—(UP)— More than 4,000 homes were destroyed by earthquake, tidal wave and fire in Japan today. A tidal wave that followed a severe earthquake engulfed 1,000 homes at Kamaishi, Iwate Prefecture. Three thousand houses were destroyed by fire that followed the quake. An industrial branch bank and two theatres were destroyed. At Minanogaway, Miyagi Prefecture, many houses along the sea-coast were destroyed by the tidal wave. Official home department announcements gave the figures. No death toll estimates had been made. It was announced that the destruction apparently centered at Kamaishi. At 10 a.m. the Nippon Dempo News agency estimated 200 dead, 100 missing and 2,000 houses demolished. Indications from the war zone were that Japan’s military program today called for entry of the imperial army into Chengtehfu, capital of Jehol province, on March 10. Dr. Struble To Talk in Bovard Comparative Literature Head on Program For Monday Dr. Mildred C. Struble, chairman of the department of comparative literature, will be guest speaker at* Monday morning’s student assembly in Bovard auditorium, it was announced last night by administration authorities. Her address, which will be on the subject, "No Man Is a Hypocrite In His Recreation,” will preface a series of six lectures which she plans to give, starting next week, on significant aspects of contemporary literature. At the request of a prominent publishing house she recently completed "A Johnson Handbook’ for use in the study of the literary era epitomized in Dr. Johnsoa’s writing career. A few years ago she collaborated with Dr. John D. Cooke, chairman of the English department, in the selection of “Essays for the New America.’' The series will begin next Wednesday evening, and will be given on successive Wednesdays in Porter hall in the Law building. Tickets for this Beries of six lectures are on sale at tne Student Union cashier window. Enrollment for the group costs ?2. Door admision to each lecture is 50 cents. Les Hoagland s Band To Play in Bovard Today Soloists, Trio To Present Vocal Selections in Assembly Today Nemer To Tell of Send-off Parade Planned for Basketball Team Scientist To Be Honored Women Assistants Called for Market Survey T abulation Twenty girls will be needed next week by the Trojan business office to tabulate a six page survey just completed. The work will require full afternoon time for the greater part of the week. Girls are requested to sign up with Franci* Cislini, business manager of the Daily Trojan, in his office, 210 Student Uaioa Closing of Stock Market Favored By McAdoo WASHINGTON, Mar. 2—(U.E)— Closing of the New York Stock exchange “until the country can get its bearings” and an immediate special session of congress, were recommended today by William Gibbs McAdoo, senator-elect from California and former secretary of the treasury. “In view of various state mora-toria which have demoralized the banking situation temporarily, I believe that the New York Stock exchange should be closed until the country can get its bearings.” McAdoo added that he believed the special session of congress should be called immediately because “the critical national situation can be dealt with only through national legislation.” Les Hoagland and his 13-piece campus band will be featured on today’s program at the assembly hour. Hoagland’s novelty arrange ments of popular music and his specialty numbers have been attractions several times before in assemblies and at all-univer3ity digs. This morning he is presenting his own new arrangement of “Margy,” an old favorite, and “Blue Butterfly” a late song hit. Gary Cook and Dave Rosenthal are to be the soloists. Aside from these vocals there will be a trio composed of Armand Girola, Ells worth Theno, and Dave Rosenthal singing rhythmic modem numbers. Hoagland in Band Hoagland, the director, has been drum major in Hal Robert’s Trojan band for several seasons. By special request he will play Monday night at the regular dig. This orchestra is entirely new in its make-up. Hoagland has had several different bands which have played at the university, and he has chosen this last group of players with special care so that it promises to be his best. Also on today s program is Jerry Nemer who will give first hand information about the basketball games, past and future. Tuesday evening the basketball team will be given a send-off from the Southern Pacific station, as the team travels to Oregon to meet Oregon State in three games that will determine the championship of the Pacific coast conference. Send-off le Planned The parade, which will follow the team to the station, is in charge of Joe Bushard, who stated that the line of cars will form on University avenue at 5 p.m. The parade will start not later than 5:30, and late comers will be left behind. Fraternities are asked to plan to serve dinner later in the evening to enable everyone to join in sending the team off. Tbe send-off will be similar to those tendered to the football team in the two station rallies held this year, Bushard said. The route of the parade will be up University avenue to Jefferson and then north on Flower to Fifth street, continuing on to the Southern Pacific station, he announced. Faculty Women To Hold Benefit Joining with Town and Gown club, the S.C. Faculty Women’s club will hold its annual benefit dinner Saturday, March 11, at 6 p.m. in the Women’s gym. The theme for the evening is announced as “Alice in Wonderland,’* and guests and members of the two organizations are invited to appear in costumes appropriate to the story. ] Piccard To Be Feted by S. C. Aviation Group Alpha Eta Rho To Honor Scientist, Brother at Grove Tomorrow Noted Aviation Figures, Foreign Consuls To Attend Luncheon Prof. Auguste Piccard, explorer of the stratosphere, beside the balloon in which he made his 10-mile ascension. He will be honored tomorrow noon by S. C. members of Alpha Eta Rho, international aviation fraternity. Communism Is Called Failure In Denunciation Debatemen Win From Loyola, 3-0 By a score of 3 to 0, two Southern California debaters last night defeated a duo from Loyola university in a tilt on the question. “Resolved: that the United States should agree to the cancellation of the inter-allied war debts.” Debate Capt. Ames Crawford and Lawrence Pritchard, representing S.C. upheld the affirmative of the question. The Loyola speakers were John DiMuro and Robert Myers. The latter pair have represented the Lions in 15 of the 24 debates in which the university has ehld this year, winning 12 decisions out of the 15. “Unless the war debts are cancelled at once, 'more millions of Americans will go unemployed because of the increased purchase of European commodities by Americans,” Capt. Crawford declared in his affirmative argument The contest was held at the Biassed Sacrament hall, 6601 Sunset boulevard. J. Howard Zieman acted as chairman. Judges were ] An edict regarded as the first Minor Moore, superior court judge; official move toward abolition of Prof. Auguste Piccard and his ! brother. Dr. Jean Piccard, wh« ; were first introduced to souther* | California at the World Affair* 1 assembly of the Uni versify ot International Relations, will terminate their visit here by appear-| ing at a farewell luncheon to be given in their honor under the auspices of Alpha Eta Rho, aero nautics fraternity, at 12 noon tomorrow in the Cocoanut Grove of | the Ambassador hotel. Many persons noted in aeronautical circles will be present. 1 Among them will be Ruth Elder, pioneer woman aviatrix and Norman Lyon, vice-chairman of the national aeronautics committee ot the American Legion. Consul* Will Attend The Belgian and Swiss oon-! suls to Los Angeles will also attend. Dr. Earl Hill of the transportation department of S.C. will preside. Both Prof. Piccard and hie brother will give short talk* and answer questions. Dr. Carruther* of the University of International Relations is chairman of the committee in charge of arrangement* for the affair. Piccard To L«cturs After the luncheon Prof. Plo Hitler, German Official. ^ wU 80 ,to ptulh*rm°»‘° ,T ...... auditorium where he is to deliver Cites Hungry Millions BERLIN, Mar. 2—(UP)—Chancellor Adolph Hitler, fascist chief of the German government, in an [ p m election campaign speech tonight declared that communism in Soviet Russia had failed. The chancellor, addressing a huge throng that packed the Sports palace, pointed to conditions in the Soviet Union under communism, and declared that the principles as laid down there for the masses had failed to surmount capitalism a lecture on the stratosphere. "Ten Miles Up.” Pictures of th* earth taken from that altitude will be shown with the lecture, which is scheduled to begin at 3:39 A courtesy discount of 50 per I cent is being offered to all S.C. ! students who desire to attend. ! Aa a result of Prof. Piocard’* visit to southern California, a stratosphere society is being formed as a unit of the Aero Educa-! tional Research association, under I whose auspices the brothers Pio- “Millions are starving,” Hitler CAr<* bave been appearing. Both declared, “in one of the world's Pr°f- Piccard and his brother, Jean, have accepted honorary of- granaries.” Communism Denounced His denunciation of communism as a practical doctrine for better- j ment of the people was part of the government’s program designed to destroy communism in Germany, j fices in the society. Judges Named for Essay Competition Roy Donley, city councilman; and W. Doran, debate coach at L. .J.C. Market Survey Completed By S.C. Advertising Groups Members of the business and promotional staff of the Daily Trojan, University Ad club, and Alpha Delta Sigma, national professional advertising fraternity, will complete a survey of the buying habits of S.C. students today. “This market analysis, the fir3t of its kind ever attempted, which will be of great value to both college publications *nd manufacturers, was conducted and is now being tabulated simultaneously on the campii of 12 western universities, members of a new group known as Major College publications,” said Francis Cislini, business manager of the Daily Trojan. Ten thousand university men and women in these 12 universities have been questioned. The tabulated results will tell for the flrst time the preferences of a group of people of great importance to the manufacturers and his advertising agents. Tabulation will begin Monday under the supervision of Draxy Trengove, survey manager of the Daily Trojan business staff, and Alton Garrett, office manager. Questionnaire forms have been printed and placed in the liands of interviewers from the Daily Trojan business staff, University Advertising club, and Alpha Delta Sigma, who have been working undr the direction of Dick Parker, business manager of the University Ad club. Kenneth Stonier, director of student publications said: “The survey will be placed in the hands of all leading advertisers, and will also provide information valuable to retail merchants of southern California.” “This survey, properly completed, will mean much to the advertisers of campus publications,” Stonier stated. “If the campus will lend its cooperation, the survey can be tabulated in time to proyide selling ammunition for the issues of the current semester.” Members of the Major College publications have retained as its national advertising representative, the A. J. Norris Hill company, with offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and SeatU*. \ Rodeo Photos Slated for Today The following pictures will be j taken for the El Rodeo this af- j ternoon. Committee pictures will j all be taken in the patio of Mudd | hall. The winning intra-mural j and interclass teams will be taken in uniform on Bovard field. This is absolutely the last day that these photographs may be made so it is imperative that all groups be punctual with their appointments. Committees and the hour at which the pictures will be taken are as follows: international relations, 2; student union, 2; freshman advisory, 2; flying squadron, 2:05; deputations, 2:10. Athletic, which will be taken as follows: golf team, 10:05 a.m.; gym team, 2:20 p.m.; fencing team, 2:25 p.m.; Sigma Chi track team, 2:30; intramural managers, 2:35; professional basketball (Xi Psi Phi), 2:40; interfraternity basketball (Kappa Alpha), 2:45; interfraternity golf team (Sigma Chi), 2:50; interclass cross country winners (5 men), 2:55. the German Republican flag was expected shortly, the Telegrafen Union reported. The report said the Prussian government would relieve all Prussian state officials of the obligation to display the Republican colors, black, gold, and red. It also would permit use of their old banners by German states and empower the Prussian authorities to fly the former imperial German black, white, and red flag. Reichstag To Meet This news came following the sensational announcement that Chancellor Adolf Hitler had decided to summon the reichstag for its first session after the elections next Sunday to meet in the Garrison church at Potsdam. The date was not announced, but according to the constitution, it must be held within 30 days after elections. German Scholar To Speak to Graduates As honored guest the Graduate school will present Baron Frederick von Richenberg at the regular ! semi-monthly luncheon to be held j Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. in the Women’s Residence hall. The subject of the lecture will be "National Unities and New State Frontiers ot Europe.” Pittsburgh and Evanston Named Safest CHICAGO, Mar. 2.—<UE)—The national safety council announced tonight it has selected Pittsburgh, Pa., and Evanston, 111., as the “safest’ cities in America on the basis of extensive traffic records kept during the 1932 national contest. The council decided that because of th edifference in size, it was impossible to determine which of the two cities was “safer” than the other. A total of 442 cities in seven classes competed last year for the “safety” honors. It was the first contest of its kind ever held. Professors Roy Malcomb, O. W. E. Cook, and Henry Reining, of the political science department, have been named as judges for the Pi Sigma Alpha second annual essay contest in which the writer of the winning essay will be awarded a cash prize of $25. Announcement of the winner will be made before the end of the semester. Rules governing the contest are: 1. Essay topics must be approved by the faculty member* of Pi Sigma Alpha, and may deal with any phase of American government or of international relations. 2. The contest is open to all students of The University of Southern California. 3. Manuscripts must show original and creative material. Source of material and references must be listed. 4. Manuscripts must not exceed 10,000 words in length, although they may be shorter. All manuscripts must be in triplicate and must be typewritten. 5. A pen name must be assumed. and the manuscripts must be accompanied by a sealed envelope bearing the author’s name. 6. An award of $25 will be given to the author of the wU* ning essay. Mrs. M. G. Mackey, Former Dean, Dies Mrs. Maryette Goodwin Mackey, former S.C. dean, died at her home last Friday. Graduating from Wellesly college in 1888, Mrs. Mackey immediately came to Ix>s Angeles and took a great interest in club activities. From 1516 to 1919 she was a dean of the university. ■ Mrs. Mackey had bee« I a year. .
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 24, No. 97, March 03, 1933|
Editor, Manager Phone RI 4111 Station 221
United Press |
World Wide j
News Service 1
Los Angeles, California, Friday, March 3, 1933
lation Gripped By Emergency Bank Closings
'alifomia Schools Closed By Legal Holiday;
U. C. Unaffected
Jtate Is Joined by 10 Others in Period Of 24 Hours
NEW YORK, Mar. 2—0)— Ileven states in the last 24 hours oined the list of those which have “stricted banking operations in an fffort to strengthen weak spots in [.heir financial fabric.
Previously 11 states had taken kuch action, while eight banks in | he District of Columbia were jperating under a policy of limiting withdrawals. In seven other ptates legislation has been passed rhich legalises restricted banking [.Ithough it has not been invoked all of them.
29 States Act Today’s developments brought [o 28 states and the District of Co-lmbia the number which have loved to protect their banking [tmcture against unduly heavy Withdrawals.
In several of the states where yanking holidays have been declared or where restrictions have >een called in effect the orders [r* '’permissive”—that is the banks save an option as to whether they |<*Mre to observe them. In others, no wever, banks have little choice.
11 States Join List Louisiana. Mississippi, Oklahoma, |Texas, Nevada. Arizona, Oregon, "alifornia, Vtah. Idaho, and Washington were the states which (oined the list last night and dur-lg today.
In Los Angeles and San Fran
hip co the stock exchange* an lounced they would observe legal lolidays declared there.
Hanging Halted By Bank Moratorium
SACRAMENTO, Mar. t—