Daily Trojan, Vol. 36, No. 218, October 10, 1945
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TRUDIE O'BRIEN i*T __«f • • . I approve. BUZZ FORWARD . . . "I'm for it!" BILL ARMBRUSTER . . . "It's skookum1." SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA \2><uL Vol. XXXVI 72 Los Angeles, Wednesday, Oct. 10,1945 ed Cross unit repares gifts "Help, help” is the cry heard roughout the campus originating >m the Red Cross house. 848 West Lh street, for volunteer coeds who urgently needed to aid Red ss staff members to help in the lpus wide Christmas gifts to hos-ilized servicemen campaign lich will start the first week of ; term. >rinne Brown, acting chairman, |ges all women interested in help-out in this type of work to sign “This is a worthwhile job,” ited Miss Brown, “and we eerily would appreciate any help it can be offered in this situa->n.” Those interested in joining the Cross saleswomen in vending ft receipts on Red Cross tag day, r. 8. may sign up for the proj- the first day of classes, Thurs-iy, Nov. 1. Sigmees may register names with a Red Cross resentative from 1 to 3 p.m. at unit's house. •lastic cigarette cases, handker- iefs, small paper books, address )ks, leather wallets, and other idy items are most of the ar-|es to brighten the Christmas ce*. >bby Taft, Pat Barr, Bernice $e, Johna Dunlap, Miriam ipson. Sally Frank. Selda Nuss-and Sheila Connolly are the Cross representatives who are siting the cooperation of all so- j Hancock air college dedication set today Ceremonies to be celebrated at Santa Maria at 3 p.m. today will formalize the addition of a College of Aeronautics to SC’s curriculum. Founded 17 years ago by Capt. Allan Hancock, director of the Hancock Foundation for Scientific Research at Troy, the college was purchased this summer by the university. to aid annual Victory Chest with campus drive SC will take part in the nationwide Victory Chest drive beginning today, when Trojans will be contacted to contribute to the fund that will aid servicemen and their families, and other persons displaced by war, according to Ruth Dryer, chairman. The drive will be held on campus today, tomorrow, and Friday. Assistants with Miss Dryer on the committee are Trudie O’Brien and Mary Ellen Bell. There will be no classroom contributions, but instead students will be contacted at the Victory Hut, at campus eateries, through barracks representatives, and by the various sororities and fraternities. A select number of Trojans who have banded together and joined talents to discover ways of developing extra generosity in the student body today are Pat Ryan, Flo Harris, Buzz Forward, Bob Harbison, John Davis, Tommy Batten, Bill Armbruster, Tom Nickoloff, Bob Weverka, and Frank Fruner. Students will se^ these solicitors requesting donations in the Student Union, the Wagon Wheel, the Cellar, the Wooden Horse, and other campus eateries—filling their jars with dimes and quarters. The Victory Hut will be a scene of donation also, with Miss Dryer’s committee members staffing the Hut at all hours of the day to catch victory-conscious Trojans as they emerge from classes. Armbruster, Batten, and Davis will contact the NROs, V-12s, and marines respectively in regard to barracks’ contributions. ‘Trainees should take heed, of this drive,” said ASSC vice-president and First Lady Jackie Boice, “since there is such a great danger of lagging behind now. Relief is vitally Wight PhorvJ RL 6472 No. 218 President Rufus B. von KleinSmid and Captain Hancock are flying to Santa Maria this morning to take part in the ceremonies, which will coincide with the delivery of the first 5 airships of 17 purchased from army surplus stocks through the reconstruction finance corporation. Hector C. Haight, manager of the Los Angeles RFC agency, and members of his staff will participate in the program, as well as Marion B. Rice, mayor of Santa Maria; Col. Barton M. Russel, commander of the Santa Maria army air field, and Lt. Col. Thomas B. Summers, operations officer. A banquet for participants at 7 p.m. will be preceded by an open house at the field in which more than $1,000,000 worth of surplus war planes, including 50 light trainers, will be displayed. Planes purchased from surplus war stocks will be used only for non-flight experimentation. A B-17 Flying Fortress, a B-25 Mitchell bomber, a P-38 Lightning, a P-47 Thunderbolt, a P-63 King Cobra, fraternities, sororities, dorms, and a complete supply of aircraft, other campus organizations. | (Continued on Page 4) CAPT. ALLAN HANCOCK Squires . . . will hold a regular meeting tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. in 418 Student Union .announced Chuck Bro-hammer, president. Navy, marines to get awards Awards, dress blues, and formations will be the features of the V-12 unit parade which will be held this afternoon at 4:45 on Bovard field. Outstanding seniors to be graduated will receive awards at this final parade of the term. During awards the entire regiment will stand at attention, and afterwards will march in parade down University avenue. Navy V-12 specialists, NROTC, and marine corps will be in dress blues, dress blue bakers and white gloves ,and grreen winter service uniforms with blouses, respectively- Cadet Lt. Cmdr. B. W. Huls, who has served for the past term as battalion commander of the NROTC, will receive a sword and sword belt presented by Capt. S. Y. Cutler “as the graduating student who has contributed most to the development and morale of the naval ROTC battalion of the university.” Leather p-ortfolio® will be presented to apprentice seaman R. R. Soderburg of the navy V-12 specialist corps, Marine Private H. V. Knupp Jr., and Cadet Lt. T. E. Riddle of the NROTC who have been declared outstanding members of the senior class in their respective units, and who “have by conduct and example contributed to the greatest degree to the development and morale of their respective units.” The awards presentation formation is always the last one of the term. needed more in the reconversion process.” The Victory Chest is a combined drive of 133 national and international charities including the USO. Salvation army, YMCA, YWCA, and United Nations Relief. “This one drive has been consolidated for all these agencies,” said Miss Dryer, “and thus you get only one annual appeal, instead of hundreds, for charity.” Miss Dryer urges all students to cooperate to their fullest extent to make their year’s campaign even bigger than ever before. “The university has pledged its support to the nationwide drive, and has isk-ed the cooperation of the campus organizations in achieving its goal,” emphasized Miss Dryer. With the slogan “Give a Little More to Those That Are Giving So Much,” the drive will reach everyone on campus including the faculty. Compiled lists of faculty members to be contacted with personally addressed pledge cards have been made up. Typed letters and numbered cards will be mailed to professors, who will be contacted through the inter-university mailing system. Trojan Knights . . . will meet today at 12:30 in 418 Student Union for an extremely important meeting, according to President Bill Camm. Jerry Hoytt asks that all Knights attending this meeting bring their unsold bids, and any money not yet turned in, as the final recokoning of the Mardi Gras will be held. Sentence Laval to firing squad PARIS, Oct. 9.—(UJ?)—Pierre Laval, three-time premier of Prance, was sentenced to death in absentia today for betraying his coOntry to the Germans and helping them rivet on .the fetters which kept it in slavery. He will meet his end before a firing squad at Montrogue fortress just outside of Paris, probably before the end of the week. Gen. Charles De Gaulle is certain .to reject any plea for clemency, it was said, and for that reason, it was unlikely the swarthy chief of the Vichy government would make one. (Laval’s attorneys have a n-nounced they will appeal directly to the French government to set aside ihe death sentence and grant a re-trial, according to a British broadcast heard by NBC). His jury took only one hdUr to arrive at its verdict of guilty of both counts—treason and intelligence with the enemy. Under the verdict Laval also was sentenced to national indignity and his fortune —once one of the largest In Franc* —was ordered confiscated. When the judge finished reading the sentence and the court rose, the clerk went .to Laval’s cell to inform him of his fate. Laval heard him through. kip' Premo elected new YMCA president The YMCA held election of new officers its final meeting of the summer term last [edrtesday, and announced to its members ^at at the beginning of the fall term it will 'icially take its place among Trojan or-lizations. Newly elected officers are Kenneth “Skip” imo, president; Hal Craig, vice-president; •ren Parsons, recording secretary; Herb ikler, corresponding secretary, and Jim mett, treasurer. Hal Le Sieur, summer president, appoint-Clarence Parker, publicity chairman; Don ik, scrapbook and photography chair-m, and Don Gibbs, membership chairman. ‘While active during the summer term, the Iwas on a probationary basis only. It has ren that it fulfills the need on campus of Ing the men of various denominations at together in Christian fellowship,” stated Sieur. “The charter is now in the hands the faculty committee on student organi->ns, and approval of the charter is exited by Nov. 1.” ;t highlights of the summer term given Y were a men’s stag, a “swimnic,” a it YM-YWCA dinner, and a trip to Forest Home. Tentative plans have been made for a snow retreat, all-U sing, and a dinner with the YWCA during Religious Emphasis week at which the current speaker will be guest of honor. “The YMCA at SC has much to offer the Christian student. Here is his chance to be in an all-university men’s organization which DAVE BURNIGHT . . . he started it. HAL LE SIEUR . . he helped it. 'SKIP" PREMO . he's president. caters to the interests and follows the ideals of the sincere, hard-working scholar, whatever his denomination,” emphasized Premo. The YMCA is a member of the newly formed council for student activities, which has announced numerous activities for the coming fall term. “The basic functions of the Young Men’s Christian association at Troy is to build Character through activity. Whether it be sports, singing, or worship, this exertion of body and mind strengthens the personality,” commented Le Sieur, “but no organization can help a person who does not come out and participate in these activities; therefore, we urge all men in the organization to cooperate to the fullest extent, and go all-out this fall.” Dave Burnight, YMCA charter president, stated that the organization has passed its period of self-justification successfully, and that under the guiding hand of Le Sieur and the rest of the officers, the Y has come into its own light, and is now ready to clear the activity calendar. Announcement of the first meeting in November will be made in the Daily Trojan. Interest blanks will also be available during registration.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 36, No. 218, October 10, 1945|
• • . I approve.
BUZZ FORWARD . . . "I'm for it!"
BILL ARMBRUSTER . . . "It's skookum1."