Daily Trojan, Vol. 37, No. 52, January 18, 1946
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PROMSTERS FIO RITO and his orchestra will furnish music for [ancing Trojans tomorrow night at Troy's annual winter rom. rucial basketball ntest set ton! ght Juniors, seniors dance in winter atmosphere The strains of music of Ted Fio Rito's orchestra, fir trees tinted in white and silver, snow flakes falling from above, a blazing open fire, reindeer, skis, and subdued lighting effects in blue will make a winter dreamland setting for the annual Junior-Senior prom which will be held tomorrow at the Riviera Country club from 9 | . AT RIVIERA rhythm, sweet tunes Demonstration at Songfest tonight 'onight will be a crucial period in the lives of all loyal pans. The casaba battle that will take place tonight in Shrine litorium will decide whether Troy must suffer defeat in (ketball as well as in the sport they participated in at lena earlier in the year. I- Te should especially get out support our tram tonight as gam? is onf* of the m.-ist im- - • j. »nt of the season. The out- 88908$ w ill determine whether SC Is!?» Cal has the top team on the ^ s ist.” said Hal Craig. Trojan j ■H| ,<Va light. Craig also stated that a 1 ^ »cial section in the Shrine's Irony will be reserved for the rooting section. Only students Ith artivity rards will be admit- to this section, according to ^ MacMahon. who is in charge the section for the Knights tonight’s game is going to be a itest of contests,” according to |,ig. The first and most import- j feature is the fight for top lition in the PCC southern divi- I Both teams have piled up | successive wins over UCLA and lford. The second contest will take between SC’s Bobby Klop-ibur£ and Cal's Andy Wolfe. At snt Kloppenburg is high-point on this coast, leading Wolfe only seven points. Their tnal battle will deride the No. land 2 scorers in the Pacific ist conference. However, ob-ers believe that both teams )l bp out to stop the other tms “hot-shot." and therefore (ither one will have much op-tunity to score. p.m., to 1 a.m. “The veranda will be lighted appropriately,” remarked Sylvia Lov-el Chi Omega, decorations chairman. She further stated that this novel setting for the to be honored senior's dance will help to make it a complete success. The Saturday eve promenade in which the juniors honor the senior class is an annual tradition. According to Betty Aldrich, publicity director, this dance will be brighter than all the former yearly social highlights. Don Blank, junior class prexy asked that all men who have tuxedos wear them, but for those who | have none, dark suits will be in There will be a compulsory meeting of the Junior class council in 318 Student Union at 12:30 today. All members are required to attend, according to Don Blank, president. A republican attempt to call former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill before the congressional j Pearl Harbor inquiry was temporar-more spectacular contest miftht uy forestalled today when the ques-*'battle of the coaches." Both j tion was referred «to an executive Barry and Clarence Price, session of the committee to be held h of the Bears, are famed for later. r sideline antics. According to j Churchill is now vacationing in cent column in the Daily Tro- Florida. The suggestion that he be sport page. Troy’s coach ! summoned to tell what he knew of ings up and down the floor like international events leading up to go-stick.” However, Price holds j the Jap sneak attack of Dec. 7, 1941, order. Women are expected to wear formals. Now on sale at the ticket office on the second floor of the Student Union building, bids at $3.60 each can also be purchased from members of the junior council. They will not be sold at the door. Selling the bids are junior council members Betty Aldrich, Eleanor Assmussen, Terry Barker, Pat Barr. Margaret Bebek, Betty Bianchetto, Patti Blume, Tom Bunn, Phil Burton, Barbara Clifton, Carol Emmerling. B. J. Conlan, Paul Riley, Sheila Connoly, Joy Crane, Wayne Crawford, Betty Dunn, Audrey Farrar, Art Ferry. Jack Gardetto, Carl Gebhart, Dick Gilson, Bud Hellwarth, Sally Hatteroth, Ken Kelly, Phil Latasa, Sylvia Lovell, Norman Bernstein, Chuck Newton, Gordon Persons, Chuck Potter, Skip Premo, WASHINGTON, Jan. 17—(U.E) — Irene Robbins, Don Ross, Gwen Shaw, Don Stubbs, Nan Watson, and Virginia Whitehead. HAL CRAIG ’bring your cards' Churchill trap laid by G.O.P. No corsages are to be worn at the dance, aecording to Don Blank, junior class president. Decorations chairman Sylvia Lovell wishes to thank the following people and companies for their help on the Riviera club prom decorations. They are McCabe Cotton company, Saks Fifth avenue, Robinson’s, Haggerty’s, Mr. Garrety, Mr. Vallaza, Mr. Oscar Lou, Los honors at present for sideline was made by Sen. Homer Ferguson, Angeles Stage Lights company, and &cs. In a recent exhibition, due ; r., Mich. I Mr. C. Stevens. gelling from Cal's coach, the ref-shouted. “technical foul on the Ich." Leaping from his seat Price |med, “oh, foul on you.” egistrar's Iff ice not icc 'REDIT FOR THOSE WHO LEAVE FOR MILITARY SERVICE BEFORE THE END OF THE TERM* lit is normally allowed only those who are in residence :>ughout the term and who lplete all required work includ-final examinations taken at leduled times. * exception, allowed by the kdent Scholarship Committee, for those who leave to enter ive military service after the [weeks date. January 9, 1946. |ese students may petition the imittee for full semester credit leourses in which they are doing [.isfactory work provided they in residenre until they leave service. Exceptions are not ie ior those who leave on ac-int of illness or to accept jobs to transfer elsewhere. In hh instances, the student can ly »pply for a cancellation of registration, unless he leaves before the final examination ^iod. In this case, the publish-regulations regarding marks of may be applied. H. W. Patmore, Registrar. The development came at the i end of the third day’s testimony of Rear Admiral Husband E. Kimmel. He told the committee that Admiral William F. ‘ Bill” Halsey, the task force commander who had placed his force under “war orders” as it sailed for Wake island a few days before the attack, had been ordered by him only to “use I your common sense.” But Halsey j had ordered his men to sink “every ! Jap ship they contacted,” and had armed all his planes lor the voyage. Earlier Kimmel told the committee that the Japs had outsmarted our “best brains” in devising the shallow water torpedoes that all but destroyed the U. S. fleet in the attack. The Churchill question came up in open hearing after the committee had excused Kimmel for the day, and he had urged his four man counsel, “let s get the hell out of here.” Ferguson told fellow committeemen he wanted to question Churchill about his Atlantic conference with the late President Roosevelt in 1941, particularly as it concerned Anglo-American far east commitments. Rep. John W. Murphy, D. Pa., protested that Churchill was in this country for a rest. Sen. Scott Lucas. D.. 111., asked Ferguson if he thought it would be fair to call the British leaa?r since he is "a citizen of another country.” “It makes good headlines,” Murphy commented. “I think we should be more confined to what happened at Pearl Harbor than putting I out headlines.” '/Ay hair is red like the f ires 1 light'-arsonist PORTLAND, Jan. 17.—(U.R)—A 17-year-old redhead, Vincent W. Hunt, of Vanport City, today confessed to setting a series of fires near his home because “my hair is red like fire.” Sheriff’s officers said the presence of the red-haired youth at various fires in recent weeks Id to his arrest today. The biggest fires he admitted setting were the No. 1 shopping center, with damages of $140,000, and school-house No. 2, where the loss was §50,000. The total of al lthe fires was in excess of 5200,000. The boy said he liked to see buildings burn and would hide after lighting the buildings and then join by-standers watching the blaze. Religion club plans meet “The various experiences of the Rev. Mr. Harry Burke while in the prison camps of the Philippine islands will be of great interest to all when he addresses a dinner meeting of the Canterbury club next Thursday,” stated Betty Jany, secretary of the organization. The Canterbury club will be host to the Oongregationalist's Plymouth club at this time. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at St. John's parish. A chapel service will be given at the end of the pro-! gram. Reservations may be made by I calling Miss Jany at the ZTA house, ; or the Rev. Mr. Burke, adviser to j the Canterbury club, at Prospect ! 5785. Art fraternity sponsors show Examples of the fine arts, designing, and architecture will be included in the February art show being sponsored by Delta Phi Delta, national art architecture fraternity, under the supervision of Byron Davis. As the purpose of the show is to promote serious lower division art work, the sophomore who demonstrates the most outstanding ability along these lines will be rewarded with prizes of cash, merchandise, and certificate awards. The show will be open to the public as well as to university students and faculty. The College of Architecture and Fine Arts is planning to sponsor a similar show next term. Members of all grades may participate in this event, which ’ is scheduled to run two weeks. The public will be admitted to this show, as to the other. It is hoped that these activities will make students aware of the “need for a new rennaissance of art on the Pacific coast,” according to Byron Davis. of G.I. s banned by General Ike Possible courtmartial faces order violators WASHINGTON, Jan. 17—(HE) — Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, army chief of staff, disclosed today that he has banned all further G.l. mass demobilization demonstrations. His order automatically carries the threat of court martial against any offender. Lt. Gen. Robert C. Richardson, so advised officers under his mia-Pacific command at Honolulu. Eisenhower, who revealed the ban in tr~*imony before a senate sub-committee on demobolization, emphasized that individual complaints are not forbidden.’’ “But the time for mass demonstrations is past,” he said. “With publication of the army’s demobilization policy, demonstrations could serve no useful purpose.” The order was foreshadowed Tuesday when he announced the revised demobilization program at a joint meeting of the house and senate. He said then that further demonstrations would serve no was necessary to “replace hvs*»rK useful purpose and that it now with calm judgment and sounu discipline.” First evidence of such an order came Wednesday when Gen. Joseph T. McNarney, U. S. army commander in Europe, forbade further G.l. mass demonstrations. Today, Richardson transmitted a similar order to his mid-Pacific command, telling his officers that “further agitation” in behalf of demobilization “will not be tolerated.” Three enlisted men under his command at Honolulu were confined to quarters pending investigation of their ac-point score reductions were an-bilization since Tuesday — after tivities in behalf of speedy demo-nounced. Meanwhile, It was revealed that the army “fully expects” to ask congress for authority to bring women into the regular army. This disclosure was made by Maj. Gen. Willard S. Paul, army personnel chief. He told the senate subcommittee that Wacs had done such a “grand” job during the war that the army expected to have a smaly group of them in the regular army. They would be volunteers. He gave no other details. PHIL BURTON ... on key BILL SCHNEIDER . . sing promoter Latins plan review of featured stars “Saludos amigos,” or just plain “hello, and welcome,” will be the greeting given by Joyce de la Vega, master of ceremonies, when the lights dim and the curtain goes up on the mammouth floor show and colorful revue featuring many professional entertainers from south of the border, during of Latin American Phi Delta Kappa Phi Delta Kappa, men’s national professional and honorary education fraternity, will hold a formal initiation at Jefferson High school tomorrow at 4 p.m. A banquet will follow the ceremonies at 6 p.m. Speakers for the occasion include Dr. Osman R. Hull, Dr. D. Welty Lefever. Dr. Raymond C. Perry and Dr. E. E. Wagner, all of the School of Education faculty. SC musicians plan concerto program Internationally known artists who are members of the faculty will be featured in a program of concertos in Bovard at 8 p.m. next Tuesday. Sponsored by Blue Key, members of the Hancock foundation and the School of Music will present the program, which includes the B flat minor concerto, Tschaikowsky, played by pianist John Crown; violin concerto, Mendelssohn, rendered by Anton Maaskoff; and the concerto for cello, Popper, played by Stephen De'ak. Mr. De’ak studied under composer Popper. Professor Crown made his concert debut in Frankfort, Germany, at the age of 14. Because of his performance of the famed Tschaikowsky piano concerto, the Germans did not believe him so young, thinking him to be at least 17. D.T. correction A printing error made in the registrar’s office notice has been corrected in today’s issue. Students affected by the notice should read it for the correction. Film students to receive aid Students interested in cinema, who wish to know requirements necessary for a career in that field, may have their questions answered at a conference being held at 3:15 this afternoon, 305 Administration. Sponsored by the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, it is one of a series established to* aid lower division students in solving their problems. Melodies of ‘Bells of St. Mary’s,’ ‘Pale Moon/ ‘Violets,’ will fill Bovard auditorium at 7 when Greek sing gets in swing / Interfraternal competitive spirit ran high as last minute plans were being made today for the Interfraternity Songfest, slated for 7 this evening in Bovard auditorium. The sing contest, discontinued during the war, has been revived with new interest and snthusiasm, event chairman Bill Schneider declared. With new talent added to practically all the campus men’s Greek organizations, competition is expected to be at its keenest when the various 12-man song teams perform their fraternities* novelty and organization numbers at tonight’s show. Two awards will be made at the completion of this evening's songfest. One award will be made to the house presenting the best novelty number, and also to the best fraternity song presentation. Judges for the sing will consist of professors from the School of Music. Phil Burton, songfest organizer, issued the request for all house groups to be in the auditorium and seated by 6:30 p.m. Each group has been assignd a designated section for seating. Blue Key men are to be on hand to serve as ushers by 6:30 p.m., wearing sweaters and armbands. Songfest rules limit the number of singers from each organization to 12 men and a director. All men participating are expected to wear suits. Selected as the two Sigma Alpha Epsilon songs are “Violets,” and “Pretty Girl.” In view of the fact that Theta Chi was the first house to win both awards in contests past, Jack Stewart, Theta Chi spokesman, felt confident that his fraternity’s selections “Bells of St. Mary’s” and “Soft Shadow,” would prove a winning combination. On the program for Delta Sigma Phi are ‘ Travelers," and "Delta Sig Sweetheart.” “Doing the best we can,” according to Bill Chapman, Pi Kappa will offer ‘Medley,” and “The Dream Girl of Pi Kappa Alpha.” Sigma Chi’s selections for the songfest are “An Irish Jig.” and • The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi." R’ed Sprinkle, chairman of Kappa Alpha sing committee declared “Our practicing is really going to count.” K*ppa Alpha songs are “Underneath the Moonlight,” and “Drink. Drink. Drink.” The Chi Phi’s have chosen ’ Hannah,” and “Chi Phi Bonds,” for their selection for the evening event. “We'll be trying,” declared Ray Clements, chairman of the Phf Sigma Kappa presentation and composer of one of his fraternity’s songs “Th? Phi Sig Sweetheart.” The other Phi Si?ma Kappa song will be “Smoke Rings.” “Alpha Rho Chi Lullaby,” and | “Alpha Rho Chi Hymn,” are the two selections for the program by that fraternity. Confident of a repeated win is David Doll, Delta Tau Delta. Their selections are “Spider Song,” and ‘Delta Tau Girl.” In spite of a full field of competition, the Zeta Beta Taus, with “Southern California’s Victory Song,” and “Brother, Here’s My Hand,” feel sure of a victory for their house. an evening dancing and amusement which begins at 7 tonight in the Student lounge. Among special guests which the sponsors of the dance have invited are Amalia Aguilar and the Le-cuona Cuban boys, now appearing in “Night in Havana” at the Mayan theater. They will make their appearance as soon as they can after their last performance tomorrow night.' Senor Jorge Maroto, general consul of Costa Rica, will also be one of the guests. Presented by La Tertulia and the Pan American league in an effort to acquaint SC students with their Pan American friends, the event will get underway with the music of Pinky Arias’ Panamanian orchestra, “Los Magos del Ritmo,” and a rhumba contest in which prizes will be awarded to the winners. Headlining the floor show will be Ruby Rivera, instructor of Mexican folk dances and songs, who has organized many talent groups among children, and who is the director of the Cahibe trio, now entertaining nightly at the Barr.ba club, Latin American night spot. William Mata, known for his in- terpretation of Afro-Cuban songs, such as “Babal,” will sing some for which he is most popular. He has been a singer with Xavier Cougat and several outstanding orchestras. Mexican boleros are to be sung by Fernando Perez Macias, formerly head of XEW, major radio station in Mexico City. Mr. Perez Macias said that upon his return to Mexico in the near future, he would act as a good-wili ambassador because he has seen the importance of Pan American relationships during his visit to this country. Miss Gladys Flores, sister of the consul-general of C9sta Rica, will sing popular Latin melodies to the accompaniment of her guitar. Slated to appear as representa-tivs of their respective colleges are Mary Reyes, LACC, who wilt perform a typical Mexican dance; Inez and Margarita Sanche*, twins from UCLA, who are also talented dancers; Ernesto Jaure-qui and Diego Serpa, UCLA, who will sing songs of their homeland. “Everyone, whether he knows Spanish or not, is urged .to come and join in .the fun," said Dee Dee Houghton, president of La Tertulia. Sigma Chis will crown sweetheart at dig The dream girl of Sigma Chi is again to be crowned at the traditional Sweetheart of Sigma Chi dance. All the excitement and glamour formerly associated with the honor of being chosen sweetheart is to be revived, including the presentation of a crown and scepter and a diamond and saphire sweetheart pin, according to John Archer, social chairman. A week of informal dinners at the fraternity house, ending with the formal dinner dance to be given at the Brentwood Country club, will provide an opportunity for the men to become acquainted with each candidate. By a process of eliminating five women from the group each night, the sweetheart and her two attendants will be chosen. She and her court will be presented at the dance Feb. 9. The 16 candidates for the crown and JOHN ARCHER . seeks sweetheart ! scepter, chosen by their respective sororities and one non-org candidate, include Virginia Lee Steitz, Alpha Chi Omega; Pauline Tevis, Alpha Delta Pi; Claire Kaplan, Alpha Epsilon Phi. Virginia Sims, Alpha Gamma Delta; Mary Kearns, Alpha Omicron Pi; Wanda Germain, \lpha Phi; Artie Lee Page, Delta Delta Delta; Midge Hoerner, Delta Gamma; Phylis Tschar-:ier, Gamma Phi Beta. June Wright, Kappa Alpha Theta; Tish Wells, Kappa Delta; Becky Taylor, Phi Mu; Patti Blume, Phi Sigma Sigma; Ann Fiske, Pi Beta Phi; Carol Barber, Zeta Tau Alpha, ..and Marilyn Buckley. Because of the war the Sweetheart dance was discontinued and the last sweetheart was crowned in December, 1942. The story and dance are being covered by Life magazine. Los Angeles, Friday, Jan. 17, 1946 Siri. 5*°2* ^°* 52 FIO RITO TO ENTERTAIN Fraternities to offer Behind the keys Vol. XXXVII
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 37, No. 52, January 18, 1946|
|Description||Daily Trojan, Vol. 37, No. 52, January 18, 1946.|
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FIO RITO and his orchestra will furnish music for [ancing Trojans tomorrow night at Troy's annual winter rom.
rucial basketball ntest set ton!
Juniors, seniors dance in winter atmosphere
The strains of music of Ted Fio Rito's orchestra, fir trees tinted in white and silver, snow flakes falling from above, a blazing open fire, reindeer, skis, and subdued lighting effects in blue will make a winter dreamland setting for the annual Junior-Senior prom which will be held tomorrow at the Riviera Country club from 9 | .
AT RIVIERA rhythm, sweet tunes
Demonstration at Songfest tonight
'onight will be a crucial period in the lives of all loyal pans.
The casaba battle that will take place tonight in Shrine litorium will decide whether Troy must suffer defeat in (ketball as well as in the sport they participated in at
lena earlier in the year. I-
Te should especially get out support our tram tonight as
gam? is onf* of the m.-ist im- - • j.
»nt of the season. The out- 88908$ w ill determine whether SC Is!?»
Cal has the top team on the ^ s
ist.” said Hal Craig. Trojan j ■H| ,