Daily Trojan, Vol. 37, No. 102, April 09, 1946
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Vol. XXXVII Los Angeles, Calif., Tuesday, Apr. 9, 1946 Hiscbt Phnn«: RI. 5472 c Two- ta Sigs—‘de Bums’—Welcome Hobo King Jeff Davis ousing cquired or Vets Married Veterans To Get First Call On New Buildings —Photo courtesy L. A. Times Iran Arguments!sc War Hero Presents Fte Up A,,in M7 a( U . p Housing relief for appropriately 100 married veterans campus was assured yester-ly by the acceptance of that |any units assigned by the leral Public Housing Ad-linistration. The structures re now being dismantled at davenport, Oregon in prepa-ition for shipment to the I impus where they will be as-hnbled and are expected to be lady for occupancy in June, ac-^rding to O. M. Chatbum, busl-manager of SC. ie frame buildings are two-t>ries each and are being loaned the government. Accommoda-for fourteen married veterans provided in each building with •ries of tbree-unit apartments. )ther units were offered the I |lversity by the government, how- NEW YORK, Apr. 8. —(CP)— A the high costs of off-campusj new, direct clash between the d restrict* the number to 98. ex- United States and Russia was lned Mr. Chatbum. Funds which threatened imminently tonight ht be used tor such acreage are j when Secretary of State James F. uired to meet current classroom 1 Byrnes indicated that he definitely other uses for Lhe veterans' opposed a Russian demand that the United National Security Council dditional details regarding ap- take the Iranian question off its .tions for the new units will be program, uneed in the Daily Trojan. i STANDS PAT ______I Council delegates were working out their policy toward Russia’s demand—which If accepted would be confession that the council violated the UNO charter by merely discussing Iran—when Byrnes said in Washington that this country stood pat on its position. ENEVA. Apr. 8.—<T1E)—TTie Ar- | This position is that the council tine delegation absented itself ' cannot drop the Iranian dispute the first plenary session of j until both Russia and Iran have last assembly of tfce League of submitted reports to the council ions today beoause it failed to ■ May 6 whether Red army troops a vioe-presidential nomination. I have completely evacuated Iran. action was a surprise to the j DELEGATES DISCUSS other delegates assembled here | Preparing for a formal meeting iissolve the league and transfer ! at 2 p.m. tomorrow delegates disfunctions to the United Nations, j cussed the Russian blast in secret lief Argentine delegate Lucio hotel room conferences, io Quintana said he and his j Byrnes at his regular Monday ition took a serious view of j conference with President Truman situation and awaited further I was believed to have discussed the |ructions from their government. Iranian question fully, including rCOME UNKNOWN j the clear threat of a new crisis in was not known if th* with- Big Three relations. would be final The dele- I Copies of the letter in which |on was keeping to its hotel Russian chief delegate Andrei A. , , __, . is awaiting instructions from Gromyko demanded that the Iran-I—0 from Burma or Khotan, in Jnos Aires. The delegation, how- 1 question be dropped were circulated did not attend the first and to council delegates today, some 18 ►nd oomi.nssion meetings this hours after Moscow radio broad-(Continued on Page 3) 'cast it. j vrt eron Peeved “ 1 League Famed Rituals by Bob Kennedy The Swoose, a war weary, grizzled old B-17 that was flown Into a South Pacific legend sarly in the war by Troy’s air force hero, Colonel Frank Kurtz, became a permanent war memorial of Los Angeles last Saturday during army day ceremonies at municipal airport. Mayor Fletcher Bowron accepted the bomber on behalf of the city from pilot Kurtz who flew the plane from Arizona to take part in the ceremonies. Also on hand to take part Ghyka Plans Jade Lecture Pieces of jade from his own collection will be used by Dr. Matila Ghyka, visiting professor in the school of philosophy, this afternoon in illustrating his second lecture on the “Chinese Art Cycle” series, in Bowne hall at 4:15 p.m. “Early playing an important part in Chinese religious and court ceremonies, jade later tok its place in more ornamental settings,” Dr. Ghyka said yesterday. The first historic dynasty, Shang Yen, 1800-1300 B.C., used jade in rituals, and it has been found up to the Chinese revolution in the 19th century in all religious and court ceremonies, Dr. Ghyka continued. JADE NOT CHINESE Contrary to the opinion of many, jade is not found in China, but is DX Doors Open o Four Journalists Letters of invitation to join the ranks of SC’s underrate chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, national professional ;mity for men in journalism, were sent yesterday to Don iall, Jim Hagerty, Erwin Newton, and Dick Thomason, *r division students in the School of Journalism. ia Delta Chi pledge honors ----— Officers Elected For New Posts By Pledge Heads bestowed upon the four in rec-tkrn of their interest and ability jumalism as exhibited by their on the Daily Trojan and in journalistic fields. i Goodall, associate editor of T. and editonal writer, has as both copyreader and re- | Officers for the Interfratemity tr on the Trojan, working last Pledge Presidents council were as a desk editor. A transfer fleeted by the new pledge presidents the University of Oregon, he j last Wednesday night at the Pi Phi junior at SC and a navy house. in. j After the election, plans were ►JA\ OWL EDITOR formulated for the all-pledge dance. Hagerty. Trojan news editor ] The tentative date set for the event |editor of the Trojan Owl. week- : is Apr. 26, when the bam dance lblication of University College. . theme will be supplemented by a served as reporter and copy- , campus dance band, pr cm the D. T. He edited the j “All pledge presidents have the il ‘ History of the University" information about the dance and it >n of the Trojan last term, is our desire to make sure that no a junior and an air corps actives attend,” stated Paul Treat, l. Theta Xi and newly-elected mens jjan Associate Editor Erwin council president. >n. who has served as reporter ; The other officers elected were jyreader on the D. T., was j womens council president. Rose lird to be named. He is a Mary Hobson, ZTA; Jack Graves, and a member of tlie Blue l Theta Chi, and Man,- Carol Smith. junior-senior men’s honorary organization. Thomason. Trojan desk edi-id special feature writer, has Theta, joint vice-presidents; Bill Kalfin, Alpha Rho Chi, and Dorothy Smith, Tri-Delt. joint secretaries; Faith Riack. Pi Phi, treasurer; Bill as both reporter and copy- Reid, Phi Tau, and Sally RichaA-on the D.T. Ha is a senior . son. Alpha Gam. publicity chair-air corps veteran. Chinese Turkestan. It is taken from the earth in rough stone form, and with much effort is polished to a high luster, bringing out its prized beauty. Counterfeits are commonly found made from soapstone. Ruby polish is used to hand polish the jade to its high luster. Apart from its ritual use is its ornamental value. Chosen for its weight, hardness, beauty, and touch, jade has its moral characteristics. Certain pieces denote purity, strength, and permanence. Rings, bracelets, necklaces, beads,* and all types of jewelry are found adorned with these rare stones. “At the present time,” Dr. Ghyka said, “the state seal of the Chung- iwas - was another former Trojan, Lt. Gen. Ira Eaker, deputy commander of the army air forces. Of 35 Flying Fortresses stationed at Clark field in the Philippines with the 19th bombardment group when the Japs attacked Dec. 8, the Swoose was the only plane to return to the United States. During the year in combat that followed Pearl Harbor the plane became a patch 'work of more spare parts than original Fortress and as a result was named Swoose after the famous Walt Disney character. BOOK TELLS EXPERIENCES Experience of Kurtz, the Swoose, and her crew, were told in William L. White’s best selling book, “Queens Die Proudly/' written shortly after Kurtz returned to the States in 1942, ferrying home Lt. Gen. George Brett, commander of the far eastern air force. In February, 1943, Colonel Kurtz’s wife, Mrs. Margo Kurtz, also an SC graduate, christened a second Swoose which Kurtz flew in the Mediterranean theatre as commander of a heavy bombardment group. After flying 60 bombing missions in Europe, Kurtz returned to the States and assumbed command of an airfield in Kirtland, Ariz. Part of his European experiences were described in Mrs. Kurtz’s recent book. “My Rival the Sky.” Flying the original Swoose home from the Pacific, Kurtz set a new transpacific flight record. Long before war broke out. Kurtz internationally famous as a king government is made of jade.” COLOR VARIES Discussing jade in a general way, Dr. Ghj’ka said that the colors may be as myriad as those of the rainbow. Red is very rare, but one finds yellow, green, lavender, brown, and gradations from white to black. The Chinese have named every shade, some having such fantastic names as “chicken bone" and “mutton fat.” They have gradually introduced thousands of metaphors concerning jade into their language. The faculty, students, and their friends are invited to the lecture and the opportunity of viewing some of Dr. Ghyka’s jade pieces from his collection. Knight Cabinet . . . will meet today at 12:15 p.m. in the Trojan Knight office. Committee heads for the all-U dance also must be presented. Christian Science SC’s Christian Science organization will hold its regular Tuesday evening testimonial meeting tonight, 7:15, in the YWCA house. All students, faculty, alumni and friends are cordially invited to attend. high diver and as a member of the 1932 and 1936 Olympic teams. He was national high diving champion in 1933, a member of three Trojan Pacific coast championship swimming teams, 1934-1936, and was selected for the 1940 Olympics at Helsinki, Finland, that were called off because of the war. In 1934 he flew a 10,000 mile good will tour carrying documents between President Roosevelt and President Cardenas of Mexico. SET SPEED RECORDS At SC Kurtz majored in commercial aviation, was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and Blue Key, and in addition to his high-diving feats set several land plane speed records. Graduated by Troy in 1937 with a B.S. degree, Kurtz entered the army flying school at Randolph Field, Texas, won his wings as a bomber pilot, and was sent to the Philippines in Aug., 1941, with the much-decorated 19th bombardment group. His wife, the former Margo Rogers, was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, graduating from SC in 1937. In addition to his campaign ribbons, Colonel Kurtz wears the Silver Star with two clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, also with two clusters, several presidential citations and the air medal with several clusters. Vinson Urges End of Draft WASHINGTON. Apr. 8 — (U.E) — Chairman Carl Vinson, D , Ga., of the House Naval Affairs committee today introduced a bill to suspend the draft for six months in favor of a high-pay recruiting drive, despite Gen. Dwight E. Eisenhower’s stern warning that anti-conscription legislators were “gambling” with the national security. His bill proposes that the status of conscription be frozen from May 15 to Nov. 15, during which time the armed forces would conduct an intensive recruiting drive to bring in volunteers to pay rates averaging 30 to 100 per cent over the present scales. “If, by the* end of that period, the required number of enlisted personnel have not been obtained,” Vinson told the House, the bill provides that the President shall declare that a national emergency exists, and shall invoke the draft for one year until Nov. 15, 1947. Von KleinSmid Cancels Trip To East Coast President Rufus B. von Klein-Smid’s trip to the east has been canceleld temporarily due to the death of Dr. Raphael Herman, member of the Board of Trustees. Dr. von KleinSmid will fly to Washington, D. C., and New York on university business as soon as another reservation ii available. On Apr. 12 he will present the commencement address at graduation exercises for the International Business Machines corporation at Endicott, N. Y. Trojans Featured in 'Mademoiselle' SC students are pictured on the “Centered and Focused” pages in the Apr. issue of Madelfioiselle magazine. The write-up concerns the departments of cinema at SC, the University of Ohio, Stephens, and Washington college. Featured Is the cinema department at SC. Laura Bonnefond, college board editor for Mademoiselle, notes that at SC, “sociolgy students interested in contemporary problems and documentary films, study cinematography, learn that pictures talk.” The pictures are of women cinema students at SC setting up an accident scene to shoot and cutting the film in the laboratory. -Page Four- Naval Air Corps Training Program Reopened for Students L.A. Mayor Will Discuss Youth Future Sixteenth Annual Women’s Civic Conference To Hear Discussion on ‘Our Future Citizens' Mayor Fletcher Bowron, Los Angeles, will preface the 16th annual session of the Women’s Civic conference with a short address during opening ceremonies Thursday in Bovard auditorium, according to Marc N. Goodnow, lecturer in journalism and executive secretary of the conference. Mayor Bowron will also partici- Trovets to Hear Chamber Head At First Forum pate in a panel discussion of “Our Future Citizens,” scheduled for 9:30 a.m. The panel will be presided over by the Rev. Henry David Gray, pastor of the Congregational church, South Pasadena. ASSEMBLY WELCOMED This assembly of the conference, founded in 1930 under the sponsorship of the SC School of Government, will be welcomed in a general meeting at 9 a.m. by Emery E. OLson, dean of the School of Gov-ermhent. President Rufus Bern-hard von KleinSmid, previously announced as the keynote speaker, is in the east and will not be present. Although the conference makes no resolutions and takes no action of a political nature, it has originated and fostered many movements for the public good. Among these are bond issues for civic improvements, humanitarian movements for child welfare, and in 1944, a program for the establishment and expansion of health centers and clinics for the prevention of tuberculosis, venereal diseases, diphtheria, and small pox in Los Angeles. TOMLINSON TO SPEAK After the comprehensive panel discussion on American youth, the (Continued on Page 4) Mock Trial Big Business Tycoon Faces Murder Rap U. S. deputy district attorney Harry P. Amstutz will preside as judge during the mock trial of the murder of vivacious Ruth McGregor by Arthur J. Williams which swings into action tomorrow night at 7 in the Law auditorium. Jurors will be chosen at the initial session and the Men's Honorary Society to Accept More Members Sign-ups for Phi Eta Sigma, national freshman men’s honorary society, are underway this week for men of high scholastic standing. The sign-ups will be accepted in the dean of men’s office. High freshmen who have earned a 2.5 grade point during their first term, and low sophomores who made a 2.5 cumulative during their freshman year are eligible for the honorary, according to Bill Roth, president. At the last meeting of Phi Eta Sigma, Roth was elected president, George Young, vice-president, and Gordon Deckman, secretary-treasurer. The new members of the Phi Eta Sigma will be introduced at the next meeting on April 18. This meeting will be preceded by a luncheon. Gusst speaker will be Dr. Rene Belle, professor of French. prosecution will present its case. Mealin Young and Henry Shatford, prosecuting attorneys, have never been defeated in a court room battle in their entire legal careers. Thursday night at the same |;ime brilliant defense tactics are expected from attorneys William Duce and Wallace Wolf as they defend Williams, prominent businessman and president of the Ridgeway Engineering company. BODY FOUND The body of the shapely ex-chorine was found dead of poisoning in her apartment at the Royal Palms, 600 South Rossmore, Jan. 15. A receipt for $5,000 to Williams was found in the dead woman's room, investigating police reported, which led to his early arrest. Further light was thrown on the murder when the records of the apartment house revealed that the defendant had leased the apartment under the name of “Mr. and Mrs. Anderson.” COURT PROCEDURE The mock trial is designed to acquaint SC law students with the machinery of court procedure and the intricacies of trial practice. Botanists Travel To Garden Exhibit Rancho Santa Ana Botanic gardens will be the destination of the SC Botany club’s research and field trip party Saturday, Apr. 13. under the sponsorship of Dr. Louis C. Wheeler, faculty adviser of the club. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic garden is located near Anaheim in the Santa Ana river canyon. It is a privately/ endowed institution founded primarily for scientific research in the field of local botany. The garden is very actively working upon the adaptation native Californian trees, shrubs, and wild flowers for ornamental use. A research project just completed is testing of various native west American species of cypress trees for resistance to the cypress canker (disease) which is killing the Monterey cypress (including the one back of the Student Union on the campus). The Monterey cypress has been much used in California both as an ornamental and for wind breaks, but the cypress canker seems to have doomed it outside its native groves in the vicinity of Monterey. Those people interested in out-of-door life and the study of horticulture and plants in California, are invited to join the party. Contact the botany department or Mr. Shirley L. Zabriskie, president of the botany club, for transportation arrangements. Other interesting trips that are to be conducted this week according to the department's announcement are Doctor Wheeler's general botany class's visit to the commer-c>l mushroom growing establishment at Whittier, Apr. 9; and, the Groth and Plant Production class’s visit to -Hummel's Exotic Garden, 4808 Imperial highway, Friday, April 12, to observe the methods ol growth and propogation of plants. The function of the garden is to produce plants for the wholesale market, a great many of which are cacti and succulents. “From the land of the tom-tom, the romantic rick-shaw, the, Aztec ceremonial dance, the hypnotic rites of the North American redskins, and the home of the precocious Chinchilla, we have assembled one of the greatest collections of botanical curiosities in the world.” Hummel’s “Victory Picture Book of Cacti and Succulents.” Continuation of OPA Will Feature Debate Before Vets Group Erwin Borders, of the Los Angeles chamber o f com-'merce, will be one of the principal speakers for the Trovet sponsored forum Thursday, 3:15 in 302 Law building, announced Bob Woodworth, Trovet forum committee chairman yesterday. The topic “Should the OPA Be Continued?” will be presented negatively by Mr. Borders, and the affirmative side will be presented by John Gaffey, district price economist, who for several years has been affiliated with the OPA, Woodworth announced. Borders has participated in discussions on “The American Way,” a KFI, Tuesday night feature, and is a leader in economic development. At present, he is executive director of servicemen’s sales and advertising for veterans. “Borders is a graduate of the University of Missouri and has been a prominent radio speaker, writer and advertiser for 20 years,” Wood-worth said. INITIAL AFFAIR “This is the first affair of this kind sponsored by the Trovets,” said Woodworth, “and we have tried to pick a topic that should be of interest to all SC students as well as Trovets.” “Special invitations have been mailed to the heads of all departments and their staffs,” he said. The forum will include approximately 10 minute speeches by each speaker, and then questions will be allowed from the floor. “This forum has been planned as the beginning of an effort to bring up a series of discussions of immediate importance to veterans,” (Continued on Page 3) Faculty Will Hear Columbia Educator Esther Lloyd-Jones, professor of education at Teachers college, Columbia, university, will speak at a luncheon sponsored by the Men s Faculty club at noon tomorrqp, 313 Student Union. Dr. Lloyd-Jones, who is in California for meetings of the Council of Guidance and Personnel Associations at UCLA and Mills College, will speak on the subject, “A Personnel Program for Higher Education.” Author of numerous books and monographs in the personnel field. Dr. Lloyd-Jones is chairman of the department of student personnel administration, and director of the guidance laboratory at Teachers college. She received her A.B. at Northwestern, and her M.A. and PhJD. at Columbia. Special Notice Commerce and engineering classes usually held Thursday morning in Bovard auditorium will hold their sections in Annex 100 on Apr. 11. The Women’s Civic conference will be held in Bovard this Thnrsday.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 37, No. 102, April 09, 1946|
Los Angeles, Calif., Tuesday, Apr. 9, 1946
ta Sigs—‘de Bums’—Welcome Hobo King Jeff Davis
ousing cquired or Vets
Married Veterans To Get First Call On New Buildings
—Photo courtesy L. A. Times
Iran Arguments!sc War Hero Presents
Fte Up A,,in M7 a( U . p
Housing relief for appropriately 100 married veterans campus was assured yester-ly by the acceptance of that |any units assigned by the leral Public Housing Ad-linistration. The structures re now being dismantled at davenport, Oregon in prepa-ition for shipment to the I
impus where they will be as-hnbled and are expected to be lady for occupancy in June, ac-^rding to O. M. Chatbum, busl-manager of SC. ie frame buildings are two-t>ries each and are being loaned the government. Accommoda-for fourteen married veterans provided in each building with •ries of tbree-unit apartments.
)ther units were offered the I |lversity by the government, how- NEW YORK, Apr. 8. —(CP)— A the high costs of off-campusj new, direct clash between the d restrict* the number to 98. ex- United States and Russia was lned Mr. Chatbum. Funds which threatened imminently tonight ht be used tor such acreage are j when Secretary of State James F. uired to meet current classroom 1 Byrnes indicated that he definitely other uses for Lhe veterans' opposed a Russian demand that the
United National Security Council dditional details regarding ap- take the Iranian question off its .tions for the new units will be program, uneed in the Daily Trojan. i STANDS PAT
______I Council delegates were working
out their policy toward Russia’s demand—which If accepted would be confession that the council violated the UNO charter by merely discussing Iran—when Byrnes said in Washington that this country stood pat on its position.
ENEVA. Apr. 8.—