Daily Trojan, Vol. 38, No. 46, November 18, 1946
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XVIII -®-72 Los Angeles, Calif., Monday, Nov. 18, 1946 Mcht Phone: RI. 5472 No. 46 PE SHOW, ROOTER CONTEST OPEN HOMECOMING ditionally Yours Dance limax Week's Activities xing Homecoming week and the big game With <C’s 23rd annual Homecoming dance Saturday night the Santa Monica Ambassador beach club will proplace for Trojans to celebrate victory or alibi loss, lete with many attractions, the dance will feature iionally Yours” as its theme. To carry out the idea, f the best Homecoming decorations will be moved rom campus to the main ballroom of the Ambas- Osborne’s orchestra has been designated as music-for the occasion. The Johnny Greer quartet will pear, as will the “Helens of Tro y,” Homecoming who will reign throughout the festivities, dance is designated as informal, with no flowers, re priced at $3.60, including sax. Since only 550 bids .ilable, distribution will take a “first come, first serves. bers of the AMS cabinet will receive a limited num-ids and the remainder will go on sale today at the ffice, 209 Student Union, and at a special booth in Ministration building later in the week. No bids will (at the door of the dance. .sored by the AMS cabinet, the dance will hold forth jnew and lavishly redecorated setting of the Santa Ambassador beach club, situated at the foot of Pico d, on the ocean front. ^orations will feature school colors,” Fred Fox. in lof decorations, said. Fox’s committee includes Julia *, Al Reid, Betty Dunn, and Trudy O'Brien. ^heduling Will Osborne’s orchestra for the dance, IS cabinet considered the smooth, danceable music and and the singing of its attractive vocalist, Eileen The Osborne aggregation has recently concluded igagement at the Hotel Pennsylvania. New York, of the dance is from 9 to 1 Saturday, and more information regarding bids will appear on a postplaced in the Student Union lobby. ministration Decides Fight Coal Miners INGTON, Nov. 17 — (UP) — President Truman has led that the time has come to decide whether the ent or John L. Lewis is the more powerful and has .ed the administration to slug it out with the coal boss, a high official said today. The disclosure of Truman's attitude came as Secretary of Interior J. A. Krug went over Lewis’ head with a nouce to the rank and file of the United Mine Workers (AFL) that they were expected to remain at work under their contract with the government. Before the president left Wash AMS Ideal Rooter' To See Irish Game In a move unpreecdented in Trojan history, the Associated Men students cabinet has decided to send an Ideal Rooter as a representative of the entire student body on an expense-free trip to the Notre Dam e-SC football classic at South Bend ertulia rs Films Aware that practically everyone on campus wants to attend the game but that few can afford it, the cabinet acted on the suggestion of their president, Joe Holt, and decided to devote part of the AMS-sponsored Homecoming dance proceeds to giving a fortunate Trojan male a gifl of the journey to the game, all expenses paid. STUDENTS WILL NOMINATE Selection of the Ideal Rooter will be made from nominations drawn from the entire student body. Amazons will narrow the field of candidates down to 10, and the all- Candidates for Ideal Rooter should submit applications to the AMS office. 218 Student Union, by 12 noon tomorrow. Only male candidates are acceptable. Applicant’s name, address, telephone number, class, and college are required. Amazons will hold elimination interviews at the Alpha Gamma Delta house on Wednesday at a time to be announced later. The all-university rally Thursday night* will make the final selection. JOE HOLT . . . ideal rooter? n Corrida de Toros." and 'oca la Flauta." Spanish films, will be shown in 8 “6ton J°r » “ldH “ K<* Wes-| Fla., today, administration officials t 2.15 this afternoon. La Lewis had decided to challenge s sponsoring the program the government by rejecting a plan lembers and students in- i to resume bargaining with the pri- in conversational Spanish vaU? coal operators. The govem-j ment has decided to stand on its d to attend. position that Lewis must take his las, Tin-Tan and Medel, new contract demands to the mine utstanding comedians are owners. The government wants a private agreement negotiated so it “La Gran Corrida de farcial film about a bull-the cast of “Bartolo Toca ’ includes Manuel Medel, ■do and Miguel Contreras. films are screamingly aid Gabriel Bustamente. in the program, “and over of entertainment is guar-those who attend.” rill be no admission charge limited seating facilities ble. Films are being pre-irough the courtesy of Az-is, southwest distributors ish language films. Tfertulia offers open member-40 all students interested in sational Spanish, and Jose sponsor, stresses that all required to join is to attend If the weekly meetings Friday noon at 2:15 in 418 Student rved Seat Ticket ange Begins Today iange of student-purchase re-jfor UCLA game tickets begins coming at the box office of Auditorium and will con-through Wednesday, it was need last night by ticket dent officials. exchange of the receipts, were obtained two weeks ago Jiang coupon No. 8 in stu-activity books, will begin at and continue through 4:30 tomorrow and Wedces- can release the mines it seized last May 22. One high official said Mr. Truman wag not “spoiling for a fight with Lewis’’ but that the situation was “as simple as this.” ‘•Somewhere, sometime, the administration must find out who is more powerful — Lewis or the government. This looks like the time.” It is known that the government Ls considering possible court action against Lewis if a work stoppage develops at midnight Wednesday, the time set by Lewis for the unions contract with the government to expire. Such action might come in a civil suit to settle a dispute over interpretations of the contract or in prosecution for alleged violation of the Smith-Connally labor disputes act. Krug has insisted that Lewis could not terminate or force a reopening of the wage contract which they signed last May 29. By going over Lewis’ head to the miners tonight. Krug in effect was asking the miners to repudiate Lewis’ leadership. A notice over Krug's signature went out to all mine operators, who : serve as government managers of j the seized mines, with instructions \ that they be posted at the mines. Under ihe caption, “notice to all members of United Mine Workers j of America.’* the placard said: “This mine is in government possession and will remain open. Your contract with the government remains effective, as it very plainly says, for ‘the period of government university rally Thursday night will select, by means of an applau-someter. the final lucky individual Standards listed by the Amazons as desirable for an Ideal Rooter are clean-cut appearance, collegiate look — but not obnoxiously so, being a veteran, sparkling personality, and other more mysterious qualifications. An ability for boosting the home team is also essential. TRAIN TO CHICAGO Plans call for the Ideal Rooter to leave here Tuesday night with .he football team on the Trojan-Notre Dame special train. He will spend Friday night at the Palmer House in Chicago and will journey to South Bend .the next day for the football clash with the Irish. SC Dentists to Hold Homecoming Smoker All alumni of Delta Sigma Delta, national dental fraternity, are invited to attend the annual Homecoming week smoker which will be held Friday, Nov. 22. at 8 p.m. at the chapter house, 1204 West 27th street. Engineers Plan Council Action Drafting of a new constitution is the first task of the recently revised engineering council, stated Okey King, president of the College of Engineering, last Friday. At the same time, King disclosed the names of nine men who, with his cabinet, will comprise the council during the remainder of the semester. The cabinet, composed of the presidents of professional engineering societies, selected the nine men for the council on the basis of their ideas for increased future activities and advancement of the organization. The men chosen for the council are George Nelson. Fred Benson, Eill Bertz, Bert Mathews. Ralph Wegman, Rug Denslow, Jim Colachis, Robert Bugbee and Fred Buehl. Among the activtities suggested by the new members of the council are an intra-engineering sports program with teams to be chosen from the professional societies, an Engineering week in the spring semester and an all-university dance tentatively set for March 1. Hutchins Predicts Atomic Boredom by John Astengro Reasserting that if we are not all killed by atomic bombs within the next few years we will be bored to death, Dr. Robert Maynard Hutchins, chancellor of the University of Chicago, elaborated on his ideas an hour after his arrival in Los Angeles yesterday. Chancellor Hutchins, who will lecture tonight on "The State of the Nation” in the Modern Forum series at Philharmonic auditorium, said that people must learn to think about important things. Asked how people learned to think about important things, he replied, “by ceasing to think about unimportant things such as football, which was abolished at the University of Chicago.” Obviously »juaous about directions and destjiations of the human race. Dr. Hutchin? ;sa*d that the greatest problem in the United States today is reaction and that the maintenance of peace is the most pressing international problem. Dr. Hutchins called vocational education a waste of time, claiming that technological changes are made so quickly that students are tauffht “by obsolescent teachers on obsolescent machines.” He advocated a national system of examinations on all levels and added that the federal government should financially assist all qualified students to obtain college educations. The “Great Books'* program of adult education which began in 1943 at the University of Chicago, has grown from a student body of 165 to one of 6000. according to Dr. Hutchins. Indianapolis, Detroit, and Cleveland now participate in the program, in which adults attend seminars to read great works and discuss practical applications of the authors’ ideas. If the world were to meet a disaster and Chancellor Hutchins could choose three literary works with which to begin civilization, he would select the bible. Aristotle's “Ethics and Politics.” and “Summa Theo-logica” by Thomas Aquinas. Handsome Chancellor Hutchins was asked if eastern universities were better than western ones. He replied negatively and. with a subtle look, added. “Universities are usually judged by the ability of their football teams, aren’t they? That surely would place western universities on top. And. of course, the University of Chicago wouldn't rate at all.” Sponsors List Various Events Of Homecoming All week—book display, Mudd hall. Rare book exhibit, French department. Monday— 8 a. m.—House decorations up. 4 p.m.—Philosophy lecture on subject of music, Bowne hall. 7:30 p.m. — Open house for alumni at fraternity and sorority houses. 7:30 p.m.—Physical education alumni meeting, gymnasium. Tuesday— 3:30 p.m.—Judging of house decorations. 4:15 p.m.—Lecture by Prince Matila Ghyka, Bowne hall. 7 p.m.—Bob Hope show, Bovard auditorium. Wednesday— Afternoon—School of Public Administration open house in lounge, fourth floor, Student Union. 6:30 p.m.—College of Engineering banquet, University* cafeteria. Thursday— Noon—Queen contest'judging. 3:15 p.m.—Graduate School of Library Science tea, University library. 4 p.m.—Philosophy lecture on art, Argonauts rooom, Mudd hall. 4:15 p.m.—Graduate School of Library Science lecture, art and lecture room, University library. 7:30 p.m.—Big game rally, Shrine auditorium. Friday— All day—AWS taxi day. 3 p.m.—Law School tea, lobby of the Law building. 6:30 p.m. — Alumni banquet, men's gym. 7:30 p.m.—Frosh-soph brawl, Bovard field. 8:30 p.m.—Big game bonfire rally. Saturday— 2:30 p.m.—Big game, SC-UCLA, Coliseum. 9 p.m. — Homecoming dance, Santa Monica Ambassador hotel. Forum Lists Hindman Talk Political differences and possible means of cooperation between democratic and totalitarian governments wiU be discussed at the Beverly Hills community forum tomorrow night by Dr. Wilbert L Hindman, professor of political science. Speaking on “Democracy vs. Totalitarian Government Today.” Dr. Hindman will point out the economic and political primacies of the two ideologies, and how they have come in contact with the United Nations. Dr. Hindman regularly serves as moderator of the forum, one of the largest in this area. It is sponsored by the adult education division of the Beverly Hills school district and other civic organizations. Featuring problems of “The World Today” in its autumn series, they will present a panel discussion of the Palestine situation as next week's subject. Forum meetings are held every Tuesday at 8 p. m. in the Beverly Hills high school auditorium. Tickets may be obtained at the offices of the Beverly Vista. El Rodeo. Hawthorne. Horace Mann, and Beverly Hills High schools in addition to the chamber of commerce and public library in Beverly Hills. Caldwell Reschedules Examination Rooms All students in general studies 54a who were previously scheduled to take the examination at 6 p.m. in Bovard auditorium either Tuesday or Thursday of this week are instructed to report to the following rooms instead. Students with last names “A” through “L"—206 or 305 Administration, and “M" through “Z”—100 or 101 Annex. George Jessel, Genie Baird Guests on Nationwide Show BEARDY BOB HOPE surprised everyone when he appeared on the Johnny Mercer "Music Shop" radio show wearing the take beard which he is using in his latest picture. Here Mercer finds out for himself if it is real. Hope and his show will broadcast from Bovard auditorium tomorrow night. Debate Team Captures Sweepstakes Honors Trojan debate squad members are back on campus today after winning sweepstakes honors in the Southern California Debate and Speech Tournament held Friday and Saturday at Compton City college. Besides tournament sweepstakes, SC speakers won upper division sweepstakes and took sec ond place in lower division. The men’s varsity squad took either first or second in every contest except dramatic reading. Milt Dobkin and Bernard Coyle won first in men's debate while Potter Kerfoot and Eph Konigsberg tied for second with Bill Stevens and Gerald Nordland. \ ■ In upper division men's extemporaneous speaking Eph Koingsberg won first place. He also tied for first in inpromptu speaking and took second in men’s oratory. Teams composed of Anita Norcop and Delta Sneddon, and Louise Shahan and Rachel Hansen were declared winners in women's upper division debate. Miss Norcop also won first In the women's division of both extemporaneous and inpromptu speaking while Miss Sneddon took second in extemporaneous and third in impromptu. The team of Dick Maher and Alex Googooian won first place in the lower division of men’s debate. Leonard Grassi too first honors in men’s interpretative reading and Russi Billimoria got third. Pepperdine college won second place in the sweepstakes and UCLA placed third. Other colleges participating in the event were the University of Nevada, Santa Barbara State college, San Diego State college, Compton City college. Pasadena Junior college. Pasadena college, Redlands university and California Institute of Technology. Elections Today For ISA Heads An election of ISA officers will take placc at noon today in 100 Annex. Three representatives-at-largc will be elected by preferential ballot. The candidates for election are Gary Rejnick. president; Mary Lou Lindstrom and Ann Wells, vice-president: Lee Lynn,'secretary: Jack Hannig and Jerry Nordland. treasurer: represen ta-tives-at-large, Dick Gilson, Si? Hesse, Lee Hoberman, Diane Smith, Saul Shevolove. Herberto Thomas and Jack Tourin. Plans for membership will be discussed at the meeting and ail members are invited to attend. Choral Croup Starts Tour Of Southland Early this morning 40 of the university's most talented singers boarded a bus and departed on a week-long concert tour of southern California. Under the leadership of Dr Charles C. Hirt, director of Qd's choral groups, the a cappella choir will make 18 appearances in schools and churches in the southland area. POMONA FIRST CONCERT The schedule, which starts today in Pomona, includes concerts in San Bernardino, Colton, Palm Springs, El Centro and San Diego. “The a cappella choir in singing the great choral works of the masters. puts emphasis on purity of tone and produces effects that would otherwise be impossible,” explained Dr. Hirt. TWO PROGRAMS PREPARED Two separate choral programs have been prepared, on for church presentation, the other for schools. Among the selections of a religious nature are “Holy Radiant Light.” Gratchaninoff; “Meadow-lands,” Knipper; “How Far is it to Bethlehem,” Shaw; “Alleluia,” Thompson ;and an American Negro spiritual, “Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray,’’ Cain. In a lighter vein for the school concerts, the choir will sing a Czechoslovakian folk song, arranged by Max T. Krone, director of the Institute of Arts; “Holiday for Strings,” Rose; and “The Fireman’s Bride,” Romberg. SOLOISTS LISTED Soloists with the group are Dolores Peterson and Gloria Laster, sopranos; John McGowan and Bo’d Vaughn, tenors, and Carl Yaeger and James Allis, baritones. Virginia Harutunian will be piapo accompanist for the soloists and specialty numbers on the accordion and marimba will be played by Carl Caccomo and Gene Simmondf. respectivley. The concert tour will continue throughout this week with a final appearance in San Diego Friday night. “Good evening, folks, this is Bob (broadcasting from Bovard auditorium on the University of Southern California campus) Hope, telling you that the reason I’m here instead of down in Westwood is that the Bruins have given up Hope.” This opening announcement, or a reasonable facsimile thereof, is scheduled to go out over the air tomorrow night at 7 when Bob Hope, the ski-nosed comedian of radio and pictures, does his weekly coast-to-coast broadcast from the stage of Bovard auditorium. FROM SEVEN SEAS TO SC Hope, who has staged his shows from air bases overseas, from infantry camps, from battleships, in fact from everything but a submarine, is broadcasting from the campus tomorrow as a part of the homecoming week activities. In addition to the funnyman himself, the show will feature comedian George Jessel and singer Eugenie Baird as guests. Mlss Baird will be heard on the lyrics of the new hit number, “It’s a Pity To Say Goodnight.” DESI ARNEZ TO PLAY Another musical feature of the program is to be Desi Arne* and his orchestra, who have a surprise novelty number planned. Hope’s regular sidekicks, the mustachioed Jerry Colonna. and the garrulous Vera Vague, will also appear on the program, with commercials sandwiched ln by announcer Wendell Niles. The show is produced by Robert Stephenson. HOPE WINS AWARD Adding to the many honors and awards which have already been bestowed upon the Crosby-baiting Hope, it has Just been announced that he is the latest winner of Ed Sullivan’s much - coveted Modem Screen Magazine plaque, which is awarded each month to an outstanding radio personality. Columnist Sullivan’s comment on the NBC comedian in the magazine’s December issue was: “This month’s award goes to Bob Hope because, in the face of abnormal popularity and earning power, he has remained completely normal.” TICKETS RATIONED Tickets for the Hope broadcast are necessarily limited in number by the size of Bovard,” said Wayne Crawford, who is handling the show under the auspices of the Knights. “Of the 1800 tickets to.be distributed. 65 per cent will go to men and 35 per cent to women students.” Distribution of the passes will be made between 2 and 4 this afternoon at two of the ticket offices in front of Bovard. Men and women will stand in different lines, and all students who wish tickets must have their Associated Students yellow identification card with them for punching. Ticket Exchange Final Tomorrow Tomorrow is the deadline for faculty and other SC employees holding season books to exchange coupon No. 7 for a ticket in the faculty section of the SC-UCLA game, emphasized Oliver M. Chat-bum, ticket manager. Tickets will be exchanged in 208 Student Union during the regular office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Green receipts which were previously exchanged for faculty coupon No. 8 and $5, may be exchanged at the same time for ducats to the Nov. 23 game. Tickets for the students’ green receipts from coupon No. 8 wii' be distributed as soon as they arrive from the UCLA campus. Rooting section for SC. the visiting team, 1 will be on the south side of the Coliseum.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 38, No. 46, November 18, 1946|
Los Angeles, Calif., Monday, Nov. 18, 1946
PE SHOW, ROOTER CONTEST OPEN HOMECOMING
ditionally Yours Dance limax Week's Activities
xing Homecoming week and the big game With |