Daily Trojan, Vol. 38, No. 42, November 12, 1946
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II 72 Los Angeles, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1946 M«ht Phone: RI. 5472 No. 42 ntest Wide Open Helen of Troy arch On for Queen to Reign er Homecoming Week Activities th Homecoming week activities beginning next Mon-tries for the “Helen of Troy” contest to select the most ul upperclass woman to reign during the annual cele-1 are still wide open, according to Okey King, president College of Engineering, who is in charge of collecting lic&tions. contest is definitely unres-said King, "in fact, women rn in their own names if oose. Entries are not re-to be sponsored by any or-ion. but if they are affil-ith any group that informs desired on the applica-e added. lications for the Homecom-eek queen contest may be in at the office of Doral t, ASSC vice president. In tudent Union. All entries be in by the contest dead-hich is 5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. r and senior class women only ones being sought for ntest as four attendants to :n will be selected, one from ass. Candidacy for the title len of Troy” is limited to ass women, however, tries must have the permis-the person being entered contest who is required to e application. Other infor-desired besides the name ol testant is her address, phone and campus affiliations, if ICTURES RECEIVED have received a few pictures with the applications that ready been turned in,” said ‘but that ls not necessary, h it is certainly appreciated.'’ contest winner will be (Continued on Page Four) man Seeks itical Truce Press Staff Correspondent TNGTON, Nov. 11. <U.P>— Tit Truman offered a two-litical truce to the Repub-iay and they accepted it reservations. -.hief executive, recognizing rious difficulties” which he >e in dealing with the Re-- controlled congress con-Jan. 3, declared: resident of the United Sta-guided by a simple fordo in all cases, from day without regard to narrow considerations, what seems to be best for the welfare ur people. Our search for ,lfare must always be based progressive concept of gov- ~ES COOPERATION cooperate in every proper with members of the con-d my hope and prayer is spirit of cooperation will rocated.” lican leaders welcomed the it some said the party would its own interpretation on e meant by a "progressive of government, lican national chairman Reece, who directed last ’s GOP election triumph, the country would ap-Truman's promise to good will with good will” g the two-year 80th congress. D WILL PREDICTED Accepting it at full face value.” said, "I am canfident the pres-t will find an abundance of will among the Republican lip and membership of con- president's statement, his (Continued on Page Four) Trovets Dance To Open Drive For Members Trovets are kicking off to begin their current membership drive Saturday night with a dance, featuring the music of Hubert Finlay and his Trovet orchestra Dancing, which begins at 8:30, will continue until midnight in the lounge of the Student Union. The membership drive, with a goal of 2000, will continue for 30 days after Saturday. Bids to non-Trovet members are selling for $1 per couple. Members will be admitted free. In discussing Saturday night's dance, Finlay promised continuous music and the type of rhythm the crowd wants. He also said that requests will be granted provided that the orchestra has the numbers in its library. Violet Gale and Pat Patterson have been selected as guest vocalists for the dance. Refreshments will be served and everyone on the campus is invited to attend Saturday night's dig. Blue Key to Hold Business Meeting French Victors Demand Post For Communist Reds Propose Thorez as New Cabinet Premier PARIS, Nov. 11—(UP)—The Communist party announced today that it would demand the first premiership of the Fourth French republic for its leader, Maurice Thorez. The Communists were as-; suming that final results from yesterdays’ national assembly elections would demonstrate that theirs was France’s numerically strongest political party, an assumption well justified by almost complete returns. Forty-four constituencies in the emipre remained to be heard from. REDS GET 168 SEATS Results for metropolitan France, Corsica and Algeria gave the Communists 168 seats in the assembly and a popular vote of 5,430.593. The provisional President Georges Bidault's popular Republican party <MRP) had 160 assembly seats and a vote of 4.988.609. The Socialists — the third party of the existing governmental coalition — won 92 seats and a popular vote of 3.443.901. It appeared highly unlikely that Thorez would get the premiership. Since there are 618 seats in the assembly, the Communists were far short of a majority. Even counting the seats of the Socialists, who have who>eheartedly gone along with them in the constituent assemblies. SOCIALISTS HIT HARDEST In comparison with strength in the last constituent assembly, the Socialists took the worst beating ot any party. By this comparison, the Communists gained 20 seats, the MRP's strength was not changed and the Socialists lost 27 seats. Some observers thought an effort would be made to form a gov- Industries List Price Increases Spokesmen Say Rises to Be Held At Minimum Members of Blue Key will hold I ernment of Communists, Socialists a business meeting today at 5 p.m.; and Edouard Herriot’s left Repub-The meeting will be at Sigma Chi; lican union, under Communist bouse, 907 West 28th street. All leadership. While such a coalition members are expected to be prompt, j appeared possible, other political Sweaters and ties should be worn leaders believed it would be led by to the meeting. * I a non-Communist. ner to Survey Idren s Needs Milner, assistant professor work, left last week for a ?k survey of childrens’ inis in Phoenix. Ariz. survey of the health and resources in Phoenix, one rapidly growing western ci-mtended to produce a plan o«ads «c tfaUdra. Manken to Be Guest Artist On Trovet Concert Program by Dave Platter Already a well-known radio artist, John Manken, one of the three performers on the Trovets’ Music in the Afternoon concert at 3:15 Wednesday, has also been seen in motion pictures—at least the most important part, his hands, have. A quiet, reassuring blonde, 18 years of age, Manken has become a master of the piano keyboard. according to critics, who say that his technique is flawless. The Behymer artist series has presented this outstanding young artist on four occasions. Last year I he was the winner of the Los Angeles PTA $100 piano competition. CHOPIN’S HANDS His motion picture appearance. "A Song to Remember.” was the dramatization of the life of Frederick Chopin. Manken's artistic j hands were the ones seen in this picture, characterizing the great J composer's technique. Will Renda. Trovet music director, said that this was Manken’s second appearance with the Music in the Afternoon concerts. “His first appearance last spring met with such acclaim and so many requests for a repeat performance that we have asked him to appear j again.” RADIO BROADCASTS In addition to numerous broadcasts over the NBC and ABC networks. Manken has appeared as soloist with the Peter Meremblum Southern California symphony which has done musical background work for several motion pictures, and played the difficult Tschaikow- . by United Press General Motors Corporation boosted the price of its cars and most of its trucks $100 today as spokesmen for several industries predicted that any price increases on their products would be held to a minimum. The General Motors increase, coming 48 hours after government decontrol of most prices of Cadillac, Buick, Chevrolet, Oldsmobile and Pontiac automobiles. General Motors President C. E. Wilson said the increase also applied to Chevrolet truck and corresponding trucks turned out by the GMC truck and coach division. PRICE ADJUSTMENTS Wilson said the increase would “place prices of General Motors cars in a more reasonable relation to greatly increased costs of production. He added that adjustments in prices of certain household goods produced by GM’s Delco appliance and Frigidaire divisions would be announced later. The Ford Motor company said it expected no immediate increase in the prices of its cars. Spokesmen for Chrysler and Hudson said they were studying decontrols and market trends. Spokesmen for lumber, used car and building materials industries at Detroit said effort was being made to hold the line on prices. Commend from various industries includes: TIRES STAY EVEN Tires—the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company at Akron said it expected to maintain the existing price level of tires despite decontrol. Company president E. J. Thomas said that ‘‘only higher labor and material costs than those now established can cause the company to change its tire price schedule.” Newsprint—Fred N. Countiss. OPA newsprint expert, predicted that the supply and price of newsprint would remain close to present levels for the next year. He said costs might, rise a little over the current $84--a-ton port city price but that it was more likely they would drop back to about $80 a ton in about 60 days. COAL IS STEADY Coal—the price of coal produced in the Applachian district will not be raised except in cases which require an increase to assure a reasonable profit, a spokesman for the Applachian Coals, Inc., a marketing agency, said. Paul F. Cadman Dies in Oakland; Economic Adviser OAKLAND, Cal., Nov, 11—(U.R) Dr. Paul Fletcher Cadman. 57, personal advisor to Industralist Henry J. Kaiser and former dean of men at the University of California, died today at Murphys, Cal., it was announced by a Kaiser spokesman. Dr. Cadman ,graduated from University of California in 1915, served as professor of economics and dean of men at the college until 1929. He also was executive secretary of the San Francisco stock exchange in the early 30’s and served as an economist of the American .Banker’s association from 1940 to 1944. Dr. ('adman's association with Kaiser began in 1944 and continued until three months ago when he took a leave of absence because of ill health. He is survived by his widow, Ethel Mills, who lives at Lafayette, Cal. Campus Concerts End Week of Symphonies Alf-U Varsity Talent Called A call has been issued by William Gould, music chairman of the Varsity show, for students interested in writing script or music for the alluniversity Varsity show to leave their names at the band office of the Cinema building on any weekday between 10 a.m. and noon. If a student-composed show ij not found acceptable by the faculty committee in charge of the show before Nov. 30. the light opera ‘Sweethearts” will be used instead. Collaboration between script and music writers will be arranged by Mr. Gould when they report. All scripts will be written in the form of musical comedies or light operas, and the final score selected by the faculty committee will go into rehearsal upon completion of the judging. Plans call for the show to make its campus appearance sometime in May. The production will be en- j tirely under the supervision of stu- j dents, with student manager, con- j ductors, and assistants carrying thc burden of the show. Members of the faculty committee are Dr. Max T. Krone, Prof. and in the middle west, Mrs. Day- j wiiiiam C. de Mille, Dean Helen ton, who is a member of the mu- Hall Moreland, Dr. Charles C. Wirt, sic faculty, has become particularly Arnold Eddy, Dr. James K. Butler, Dr. Thomas Clements, and Mi. Singer to Give Faculty Recital A series of vocal numbers written especially for Margaret Dayton, soprano, will be featured at Mrs. Dayton's faculty recital in Hancock auditorium, Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Well-known on the Pacific coast! Philosophy Ideas Of Montague Told At Lecture Forum “For William Pepperel Montague, one of America's foremose philosophers. the universe is in a sense a living organism .and God is it? soul,” Dr. Sterling M. McMurrin, this afternoon's philosophy forum lecturer, declared. Beginning at 4:15 this afternoon in Bowne hall, Dr. McMurrin will discuss ‘ William P. Montague's Promethean Religion.” Author of the ‘‘Ways of Know-: ing." Montague is a realist in phil-have time to attend evening con- j osophy and contributed to the “New certs. The afternoon free concerts . Realism’’ which set forth the basic made it possible for such students principles of American realistic philosophy, according to Dr. McMurrin. popular in southern Califonia for her singing of the lieder of Brahms, Schumann, Wolf, and others. Homer Simmons, California composer, has written several songs de signed particularly for Mrs. Dayton’s voice, while working with her on a number of his workshop programs. SOLOIST TEACHES Mrs. Dayton, who is an assistant professor of singing in the School of Music, also held a similar position at the University of Redlands. She has served on the faculties of the University of South Dakota and the Washington State Teachers college, besides having done special teaching and coaching in Spokane and Seattle. A graduate of Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Mrs. Dayton has spent several years in graduate study both in Europe and New York, the major part of her study with Louis Bachner, world-renowned voice teacher. VARIED PROGRAM The program on Wednesday evening will include two groups of lieder by Brahms, one group by Reger, Wolf, and Marx, and a final series by Tomer Simmons. Her accompanist will be George Scharl. Reservations for this recital can be made at the office in the Music building before the evening of the concert. Tickets must be picked up at the box office outside Hancock auditorium before 8:15 p.m. Wednesday. There is no charge for admission. Gould. JOHN MANKEN . . famed pianist to hear fine music “There were many difficulties to overcome.” Renda .stated. “One ob- sky B-flat minor Concerto under j stacle has been the lighting in Charles Pervin. director of the New York Radio City Music Hall symphony. The other artists appearing with Manken at Wednsday s concert are Jeanne Cletus, cellist, and William Hoganson, vocalist. DAY CONCERTS BORN According to Renda. the Music in the Afternoon concerts were conceived by a group of Trovet members at the suggestion of Renda because most sc Insisting on the reality of evil, Montague maintains that if God is Bowne hall. There are no footlights a moral being, which He must be to be God of religion. He is finite rather than inf mite in power. Mon-floodlights from the Cinema build- | tague believes that a moral God and only one small overhead light. We solved this by borrowing two ing.” he added. Another of the seldom-known difficulties involved in presenting this type of performance was the fact that Bowne hall could not be darkened lJte a regular theater. Renda said. Paper clips placed on the window curtains to hold them together student* did not eliminated this problem. who is omnipotent would not create a world as evil as ours. Dr. Montague, a graduate of Harvard university, was on the faculty of the University of California for five years before going to Columbia university'. After he retired from Columbia he was visiting prolessor of philosophy at UCLA. SC Student Injured in Fall William Francis Conway, student in the college of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, was injured last night when he fainted and fell against the sharp corner of a door after asking to be excused from a elas." in the history of world art which meets in Harris hall. Moussa Tells Egypt's Aims “Egypt is ambitious to regain it’s ancient honor, and more and iuora the great powers will have every interest to seek her friendshiD and collaboration,” declared Abdal Sa-lam Moussa, Egyptian student majoring in cinema, at the first regular meeting of the International Relations student body yesterday afternoon. “Situated at the crossroads of three continents, Africa, Asia, and Europe, Egypt has the most highly developed governmental machine in the middle east. Her democratic monarchy has similiar problems to those in a complete democracy, arid it should be noted that Egyptians enjoy all the rights of an independent people.” BRIGHT EGYPTIAN FUTURE Establishing the facts that an Egyptian recently presided over the meetings of the Security Council of the United Nations, that the secretary general of the league of seven Arab states is an Egyptian, and that the league has its seat in Cairo, Moussa stated that the future would show Egypt to play an important part in the world affairs. After outlining the history of Egypt, Moussa spoke of the intellectual and artistic life of his country. “Universities and other institutes of learning are numerous and Egypt enjoys a very active social and cultural life. Industrial and entertainment fields are constantly expanding.” EQUAL RELIGIOUS RIGHTS Although Egypt is one of the major Islamic center of the world, Moussa stressed the religious tolerance that exists. Moslems. Christians, and Jews are all accorded equal rights. The same rights and privileges are extended to visitors from other countries. Philharmonic Music Forum Sponsors Saturday s Event A musical program prepared especially for the SC concert of the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra under the direction of Alfred Wallenstein Saturday night will bring to a dramatic close a week filled with campus concerts. Program for Saturdays’ concert consists of “Secret of Suzanne” Overture. Wolf-Ferrari; all four movements of Tachaikowsky’s Fifth Symphony in E minor. Op 64; L? Tombeau de Couperin, Ravel; Serenade for String Orchestra, Op. 20, Elgar; and Sibelius’ tone poem. "Finlandia.” The concert will be held in Bovard auditorium at 8:30 p.m. Admission price for any seat in the auditorium is $1.20 including tax. first-comers getting the choice locations. Tickets are now on sale at the ticket window on the left of the main entrance of Bovard auditorium. . * JOINTLY SPONSORED This concert has been made possible through the efforts of the SO Philharmonic Music forum and the Institute of the Arts, who are jointly sponsoring tne program. Dr. Max T. Krone, dean of the Institute of the Arts, has cleared this concert through official channels in record time because Saturday is the only time that the Philharmonic orchestra will be able to appear on campus. We are all delighted that it has been possible to have the Philharmonic orchestra on campus . . . especially since the admission charge is so low that everyone can afford to enjoy it,” Dr. Krone stated. COOPERATION GIVEN Partly as a result of a discussion held at Wallenstein’s home by a group of college music forum leaders last week, this concert was planned. It was made a reality by the cooperation of Mr. Wilfred Davis, business manager for the orchestra, Dr. Krone, and Mary Ellen Medler. Miss Medler said, "The first SC forum event this season is not only the largest we have ever presented, but is. to our knowledge, the largest campus event ever sponsored by a student group. “The specially arranged program for this event will not be the one that is played downtown for the opening of the Philharmonic’s Los Angeles season Thursday.” GUESTS INVITED Dr. Rufus B. von KleinSmid. chancellor; Carl Hancey, dean of (Continued on Page Two) ALFRED WALLENSTEIN . . . guest conductor I “Egypt morally dominates its part Conway, who resides at 122510f the world and justifies her triple Chester avenue, Inglewood, rode mission in the social, political, and Faculty Club Hears Dean On War Trial “Observations at the Nurenberg Trials” is the topic to be presented at this weeks luncheon of the Men’s Faculty Club. The speaker for the occasion is Gordon E. Dean, special lecturer in criminal law. The first appointee to the staff of Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson, when Jackson was appointed U. S. prosecutor of nazi war criminals, Mr. Dean served as the jurist’s personal assistant in London and Berlin as well as in Nurenberg. PUBLIC RELATIONS He was also in charge of all public relations in conection with the trial at which more than 350 correspondents from 26 countries were in attendance. The lecturer received his J. D. from SC in 1930 and his LLM from Duke university In 1932. He was insturctor in law and assistant to the dean of the School of Law at Duke university from 1930 to 1934. Mr. Dean was special attorney in the criminal division, then chief of the section of criminal appeals, of the U. S. department of justice. He later served as special executive assistant to U. S. Attorney General Robert Jackson in charge of public relations and as special assistant tc the attorney general in anti-trust legislation. In Jan. 1941 he was appointed by the supreme court as a member of the committee to draft rules of criminal procedure for United States courts. Mr. Dean entered the Navy in 1943 and served in the Pacific and European theatres. He came to SC last fall. The luncheon is being held in the tearoom of the Student Union Wednesday at 12 noon. Members who cannot make the luncheon are urged to come for the lecture. Marines Call Vets to Enlist from his home to the SC campus on a motor scooter. Shortly before entering his classroom, he smoked a cigarette and complained that it made him ‘feel dizzy.” After leaving the room. Conway apparently fainted and fell against! the door, suffering a cut upon his forehead. Students who rushed to his aid found him lying on the floor, unconscious. An emergency ambulance was summoned and Conway was removed to the hospital for treatment, although he had regained consciousness and had requested to taken to his .home. economic world,” Moussa concluded, “in the family of nations Egypt occupies an outstanding* place.” America to Release Danube River Craft NEW YORK. Nov. 11. Sec- retary of State James F. Byrnes announced to the big four foreign ministers today that the United States would return more than 400 Danube river craft held in the American occupation zones in Germany and Austria, to the four Rus si an-bloc owners. Law Nabs Thief In Stolen Home PORTLAND, bre.. Nov. 11. <U.P) — Once upon a time ex-safecracker William F. Leonard. 44. decided to build a house. Shortages were no problem to an expert burglar. He constructed and furnished his little grey home in the west, from floor to ceiling, entirely with stolen materials. But he failed ever to hijack a bathtub. Sheriffs deputies today caught up with Leonard and his ex-wife Christina, 24. and found more than $10,000 worth of stolen furnishings * in the "house that loot built.” Veterans interested in joining the organized marine corps reserve may interview an official marine corps representative, who will be Ln 101 Physical Education building between 1 and 3 this afternoon. Recently reactivating two reserve battalions at the naval and marina corps armory, 850 Lilac terrace, the organized marine corps reserve is seeking further veteran enlistments. Among the advantages offered by membership in the reserve are oase-pay rates for attending the weekly instruction meetings and the voluntary summer training camp periods. opportunity to enroll in the free marine corps institute correspondence courses, the latest in marine instruction, and eligibility for promotion in the artillery and infantry organizations. Swimming pool, bowling alleys, billiard rooms, and recreation rooms of the armory are available at all times to members of the marine corps reserve battalions. Holt Calls Applicants To AMS Interviews Applicants for positions as members- at-large in the AMS cabinet are to be interviewed in the Senate chamber this afternoon at 4. Joe Holt, president requests members of the cabinet to be there promptly. He also urges all applicants for positions to be present, inasmuch as this will be their last oportunity to be interviewed.
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Los Angeles, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 12, 1946
ntest Wide Open Helen of Troy
arch On for Queen to Reign er Homecoming Week Activities
th Homecoming week activities beginning next Mon-tries for the “Helen of Troy” contest to select the most ul upperclass woman to reign during the annual cele-1 are still wide open, according to Okey King, president College of Engineering, who is in charge of collecting
contest is definitely unres-said King, "in fact, women rn in their own names if oose. Entries are not re-to be sponsored by any or-ion. but if they are affil-ith any group that informs desired on the applica-e added.
lications for the Homecom-eek queen contest may be in at the office of Doral t, ASSC vice president. In tudent Union. All entries be in by the contest dead-hich is 5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov.
r and senior class women only ones being sought for ntest as four attendants to :n will be selected, one from ass. Candidacy for the title len of Troy” is limited to ass women, however, tries must have the permis-the person being entered contest who is required to e application. Other infor-desired besides the name ol testant is her address, phone and campus affiliations, if
have received a few pictures with the applications that ready been turned in,” said ‘but that ls not necessary, h it is certainly appreciated.'’ contest winner will be (Continued on Page Four)
man Seeks itical Truce
Press Staff Correspondent
TNGTON, Nov. 11. |