Daily Trojan, Vol. 38, No. 28, October 23, 1946
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SOUTHCRn c fl 11 f o r n i fl XXVIII 72 Los Angeles, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1946 Nlcht Phone: RI. 5472 No. 28 ate of Eight ffered Frosh >va?d Polls Open at 9 Today; |eshmen to Elect Class Leader shmen go to the polls from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today their class president from eight remaining candi-ix booths have been set up in front of Bovard auditor the election. Ballots will be issued to all fresh-n presentation of student activity cards. Eight candidates are eligible for the election, two having requested that their petitions be withdrawn. This year's freshman president will be elected from the following: k * I Milton Zerin, pre-legal; Blar,e AI GPS Bonpane, pre-legal; Bernard P. Murphy, commerce; Walter F. Brown, pre-legal: Dale D. Drum, LAS; Robert D. Evans Jr., pre-dental; Theodore E. Switzer, commerce; and Robert E. Patten, LAS. Withdrawn are Barry D. Watt and James W. Thornburg. VOTING INSTRUCTIONS Al Kotler, elections commissioner, announces the following last minute instructions to voters: 1. Freshmen only will be allowed to vote and each voter must have hit student activity card to get a ballot. Activity cards will be punched showing receipt of the ballot. 2. Voters will receive their ballots at a table in the polling area from a member of one of the university ijan Editor loses >taff Boost re new Daily Trojan staff lions, including installment lailes Neiswender, former editor, as associate editor, jsted yesterday by Dick jn, editor. render has held nearly every on the city room staff, inreporter, copyreader, desk and feature editor, during (years of Daily Trojan work. Is editor of his high school at Narbonne, and has had tional experience with the Progress and the Park Hills | service organizations. 3. Upon receipt of [ng Neiswender's place as fea-iitor is desk editor John As-who held the same position |he was attending SC befo-e Astengo edited the Poly-High school Optimist, and in the editorial department Los Angeles Times for a id a half. DISGRUNTLED FRESHMEN use John L. Lewis methods to express their disapproval of Sophomore council statue-cleaners. EDITORS new desk editors. Bob Wood 111 McNeil, have been appoint-rood. who was with the 15th ree in Italy and Brazil dur-le recent hostilities, formerly led Antelope Valley Junioi in Lancaster, his home town. worked on the Antelope Ledger-Gazette. r.ON NAMED }her appointment is that of Carlson, Alpha Omicron Pi, i post of assistant women's Editor. Astrid has done both :>rial and copy desk work on the ballot, the voter will go to one of the six polling booths in front of Bovard puditorium. Here he will find a special stamp and pad with which to make his single choice for president. 4. Only one mark will be made and <Jnly the official stamp may be used. Ballots bearing more than (Continued on Page Two) Sophs Scrub Tommy As Sred Frosh Picket That “picket” walking fence around Tommy Trojan Monday was not in protest to examinations, cinch notices, or any other such petty grievances against the university. It was instead the freshman class declaring in bold-face type that the sophomore class had stolen the march on them by cleaning Tommy Trojan. Dean to Host New Women The first of a series of small freshman’ orientation get-acquainted parties will be held today at 3 p.m. at the home of Dean Helen Hall Moreland. 632 West 35th street. Hostesses at the tea will be Dean Moreland; Anita Norcop, AWS j president; Anne Pearce, president : of Mortar Board; and freshmen ly Trojan, and was a feature orientation captains and advisers. 1st on the Blue and White. | paper of Los Angeles High She has also been named :hief copyreader. appointments include: (•ge Anderson. Bob Barnes, Moulton, chief copyread-ick Eshleman and Don Rou-sussistant desk editors, and lAnr. Mohler.craft. Tod Shields, faul Doermann, senior report - Punch and cockies will be served at the tea. Freshmen women will also be invited to attend at least one of the parties to be given by each orientation capta n for her advisers and their little sisters. Each little sister will meet with her adviser next week for an interview to discuss any problems the freshman woman might have in all phases of univers ty life. ice They Showed Lena, en Wamp Easy to Take Ishout from the housetops, jump for joy. the Wampus is |ng, man and boy. ied into an armored truck bedecked with cardinal fold bunting, escorted by an honor guard of 21 scooter-|ling trolls, and followed by a brass band on pogo stickc, :tober issue of the Wampus will be brought from a se-jrint shop, located somewhere beneath Pershing square, [delivered to the Wampus office this morning at 10. is the long-awaited humor magazine is carried upstairs Ithe Student Union, it will pass under a canopy of cross-|versharps held by journalism students lining each side ie steps and singing “La Donna e Mobile” in honor of \r Donna Knox, who Is rumored to be mobile, ross the doorway of the Wampus office will be a large Iribbon with the words “It's About Time" emblazoned on red satin. len the Wampus-bearing entourage reaches a point tly halfway between the third and fourth floors, Easy Ian will sound a fanfare on a sackbut. and three members }e SC fencing team will leap forward with drawn rapiers sh the blue ribbons to bits. • ^fter an hour and a half of short speeches by members le Wampus staff and a welcoming address delivered by President of the Society for the Purification of Campus [or, the magazines will be distributed among the charm-rendors and sales will officially begin. id what a Wampus: the inimitable humor of Sloman, tirical parable about the strange creatures in the forest [ort, the refreshing stream of cool, clear vitriol which through the columns of Roses and Razzes, plus a cover id her quarry done by Virgil Partch. for only 25 cents. What are you waiting for? Clark Expla Vet Fee Plans Worried about whether that $500 GI allowance is going to cover the new tuition hike, and what will happen if it doesn't, veterans? The answers to these questions were given today by James F. Clark, assistant controller. If tuition costs exceed $500 for a two-semester school year, the veteran may pay the overcharge in cash, or he may have the veterans administration pay the overcharge, by filling out fcrm 1950a. Tlie veterans administration, when it pays the overcharge, will deduct excess elgibility at the rate of one day for | each $2.10 of overcharge. Clarifying the yearly allowance of $500 authorized by the GI bill, Clark pointed out that the allowance is not based on a 12-month year, but on a nine-month academic year, with an extra allowance for veterans who choose to attend the Summer Session. Under the maximum four-year eligibility, the veteran is allowed to attend school for five two-semester school years, or for four full years if the Summer Session is attended each year. Any overcharge paid by the veterans administration is deducted from this total amount of elig bility. The average veteran taking 16 or less units in most departments other than medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy, will have little if any overcharge, it was estimated. Veterans who were legal residents of California before entering the service may take advantage of the California veterans bill, in addition to the GI bill. This bill allows a maximum of $1000 for schooling. Subsistence at the rate of $40 a month, and a $25 a semester allowance for books are deducted from the $1000. Veterans may take advantage of th s state bill either before or after the GI allowance has been used. At a sophomore class council meeting last week, it was decided that the “Emblem of the Spirit of Troy,” was in dire need of scouring. “The cleaning of Tommy is only the first of many projects planned by the sophomore class,” declared Bill Winn, class president. "Our No. 1 object this year is to build up class spirit. Each week will see a new undertaking.” NEW SV.’ORD FOR TOMMY For many months the sword that Tommy h el d extended has been missing. Possibly someone wrongly translated the inscription on the seal or SC, “Palmam Qui Meruit Ferat,” (.•‘Let him bear away the palm who has deserved it.”) to read “‘bear away the sword.” At any rate, according to Winn, “The sophomore class has ordered a new bronze sword to replace the missing part of Tommy's equipment.” The heroic statue of a Trojan youth mounted on a massive pedestal of silver - gray granite was unveiled on June 6. 1930, as a feature of the university’s celebration of its Golden anniversary. SOME WHITEWASHINGS Since that day when Tommy first became the symbol of SC, he has had many cleanings and, incidentally, several white-washings. As the council members scrubbed away the covering of paint and (Continued on Page Four) Berkes Notes Big Policy Rift In UN Results Peace Conferences Show World Failure To Work Together Cooperation of the great powers of the world appears to be dead and the world already divided into two opposing camps when all recent reports from the Security council of the United Nations and the Paris peace negotiations are considered, Dr. Ross N. Berkes, assistant professor of international relations, stated yesterday. Dr. Berkes, who will talk on the “Conflicting Policies in the Occupation of Germany” at the second in Ihe LAS series of Wednesday lectures today at 3:15, in the art and lecture room of University library speaks with authority on the German question. PLANS BERLIN COUNCIL He helped organize and develop the four-power machinery' of control in Berlin during its first months of activity, and he has kept abreast of the situation there through his work in international relations. Dr. Berkes feels that although one does not look upon the German picture with optimism, it will bear walching as the final test of the United Nations. TO DISCUSS GERMANY In his talk this afternoon Dr. Berkes will discuss the functions of the quadripartite machinery at work in Germany, decisions of the Control council of the United Nations, the industrial disarmament of Germany, and various phases of occupational tasks facing the world powers. The lecture, second of the current series, is sponsored by the LAS council, under the direction of Carl Gebhardt, president. Today's audience will be greeted at the door by council members Nan Watson and Hal Hodges, while Eph Konigsberg will introduce the speaker. Mary Jane Woodrow was responsible for publicity posters. KUSC to Go on Air With Gala Broadcast Wending Wins Special Election Walter L. Wending and Robert M. Jordan were elected president and vice-president, respectively, of the College of Architecture in a special election held yesterday. “Election turnouts were exceptionally good this year,” stated Bob Myer, election chairman. “More than half of the students registered in the college went to the polls.” Class representatives will be chosen later by the new cabinet. U.S. Cuts Off Loans to Russ WASHINGTON. Oct. 22 (UJ?) — Secretary of State James F. Byrnes indicated today that Soviet Russia and the entire European bloc under her sway will get no more American loans until they drop their talk of “dollar imperialism” and demonstrate a more friendly attitude toward this country. Byrnes revealed also that he had obtained an iron clad promise from Russia. Britain, and France to open preliminary discussions on the German peace treaty when the Big Four foreign ministers meet in New York next month. He told a press conference that the New York meeting will decide whether there is any hope of prompt agreement among the major powers on all-important terms for Germany. If so. he said, he is prepared to return to Europe for another full-dress peace conference. Musical Highlight Cashier Positions Open for Students Students who have had experience in cashiering or ticket selling and wish «> work at the football games in this capacity, are asked to report to 208 Student Union, according to Oliver M. Chatburn, university business manager, eration. Nation Faces Mining Strike WASHINGTON, Oct. 22. (IIP) — John L. Lewis tonight threatened a countrywide strike of 400.000 soft coal miners Nov. 1 unless the government met his demand to reopen its contract with his United Mine Workers on that date. The UMW president, who asked Secretary of Interior J. A. Krug yesterday to start new wage negotiations under the contract within 10 days, said in a letter to Krug tonight: “Failure on your part to honor this meeting will constitute another breach of the contract and will void the Krug-Ijewis agreement.” The traditional policy of the UMW is “no contract; no work.” Lewis sent his virtual ultimatum to Krug after his initial demana had been formally rejected in a letter from Capt. N. H. Collisson. federal coal administrator, who countered with a suggestion that the UMW attempt to negotiate a contract with mine owners so that the pits can be returned to private op- Noted Opera Soprano Has Talent and Charm by Al Lalane Maria Kurenko has been acclaimed around the world as “a magnificient singer,” “a superb artist,” and “a rare interpreter of song.” In addition to all this, she is a delightful person to know. When Mme. Kurenko steps into the spotlight on the Bovard stage tomorrow night, Troy will be Hancock Ensemble to Play At Premier of SC Station Culminating more than a year’s effort in experimental radio techniques, SC’s radio station, KUSC, will hold its Southern California premier broadcast in the Allan Hancock auditorium tomorrow at 7 p.m. Pursuing a schedule of better programming, the Hancock ensemble will present a com- plete musical program. Music annotation will be nirrated by Wii ham Strobridge of the Hancock foundation. Dr. Rufus B. von KleinSmid chancellor of the university, will open the broadcast with a brief keynote address on behalf of the greater university. NEW THEME SONG The Hancock ensemble will pre sent for the first time to any audience its newly composed theme song, followed by the Overture “Impresario,’* Mozart. William Sharps’ “The White Peacock,” a poem, set to music by the noted composer Charles T. Griffes, will be read to its background murk for the audiences listening pleasure. To bring the history of KUSC. in the making, to the radio audience, KUSC will introduce Capt. Allan Hancock of the Hancock foundation, whose farsightedness brought F. M.. as a research project, to SC; Robert D. Fisher, financial vice-president of the university, who represents KUSC’s financial problems; Dr. Max T. Krone, dean of the Institute of the Arts, under which radio is a department: and William H. Sener, director of the radio department and general man ager of KUSC. 20 MILE RADIUS The premier broadcast will em ploy the full facilities of FM broadcasting techniques and will be greatly enhanced by the nearly completed 250-foot radio tower which extends its possible reception beyond a 20 mile radius. Five hundred tickets are available at the information desk in Hancock building to those students and faculty members who are interested in attending the opening. The public will be excluded, except by special invitation, because of the limited size of the auditorium. Rounding out the Hancock ensemble program, will be the selections “Serenade,” Richard Strauss; Allegretto and Minuet from Symphony No. 3 in D. Schubert; Prelude in D, Rachmaninoff; Prelude in A. Chopin; suid the Polka by Weinberger from his opera “Schwanda, the Bagpipe Player.” meeting a charming personality. A friendly and spirited conversationalist, Mme. Kurenko has that clear, resonant voice and precise articulation peculiar to singers, which make us ordinary people a little ashamed of our own slovenly speech. When questioned yesterday, she was very enthusiastic about tomorrow's concert. UNUSUAL PROGRAM “It will be a most unusual and interesting program,” she said. “Russian music will predominate, of course, but my three groups of solo* will feature Italian and French songs as well. Other groups will present the choir alone and in special arrangements with me.” Asked if she had heard the choir yet, the soprano smiled affirmatively. “Yes, we have rehearsed to wounded and dying, sings his last lullaby to him. Such songs as this are Mme. Ku-renko's favorite material. Praised for her versatality in singing every type of work from art songs to popular classics, she nevertheless said she prefers something with emotional “meat” in it. What then, of American jazz? “Nothing can tire me out very easily,” she laughed, “but ‘popular’ music does it. I find the heavy accented beat very exhausting. It has its place, of course, but I can lead a rich and full life without it When I hear jazz, I want to get up and run away. - “That doesn’t mean I don't like American music. There are some fine American composers. Gersh-(Continued on Page Two) gether. It was my first visit to the Ca j | quir 4-/\ Fvi't Southern California campus, al-| J w d 11 u w * tAM From Capistrano though I have heard of it many times. The A Cappella choir is performing the arrangements beautifully. Dr. Hirt is doing wonderful work with the organization. He is an easily followed conductor and a splendid musician.” Not only will the special arrangements prepared by Alexandre Gretchaninoff, the noted Russian composer and arranger, be presented, but also the first hearing in Los Angeles of a solo with choral accompaniment arranged by the soprano herself. This is the aria from the fourth act of “The Enchantress.” Tschaikowski. The song is from a poem by Pushkin. Marie, who has lost her mind see- SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO. Oct. 22. (UP) — Unless something upsets their much-publicized routine, the swallows of Capistrano are to whir away from their mission eave nests tomorrow. Mission fathers say the birds have gone on San Juan's day and returned again on St. Joseph's day. March 19. for the past 167 years. Villagers attribute the performance to a religious miracle. Where the sparrows go to winter is something of a local mystery, but both fathers and residents insist they aren't around Capistrano Keymen Plan Phone Book Blue Key members have been authorized by the chancellor's office to collect information for a new campus telephone directory, which will be published in the near future by the office of university publications. Harvey Schwartzmann and Don Goodall, Blue Key members, have been assigned the task of obtain- Deans Request Good Behavior On Trip North “All SC students traveling to Palo Alto for the Stanford game are urged to remember that they are representing SC at the game, in the city, and on the train,” Deans Helen HaU Moreland and Carl Hancey said yesterday. “The reputation of your alma mater will be judge<T not only by the action of the football team but also by students’ conduct in public. In keeping with this respon- The dean of women’s office will set up headquarters in the Fairmont hotel in San Francisco from Friday evening to Sunday evening, Dean Helen Hall Moreland announced today. Dean Moreland and an assistant will both be present and may be called on for any emergency. sibility, student and faculty chaperones will be placed on the trains to and from the game,” the deans continued. Student train No. 1 will carry the band to the game. The second student train will be for the general student body. It will leave at 9:40 p.m. Friday and will arrive ar Palo Alto at 10:15 Saturday morning. This tram will leave Palo Alto at 6 p.m. Saturday and will arrive at San Francisco at 7 p.m. Departing for Los Angeles at 2 a.m. Sunday the train will arrive at 4 p.m. In view of the heavy traffic, students planning to drive to the game are urged to be exceedingly cautious,” stated Deans Moreland and Hancey. “In previous years serious accidents have occurred, and now, with older cars and heavier traffic, increased care is necessary.~ “All women students not living with parents or guardians must pre-rent written approval of the guardians to their head residents for the trip, including their method of transportation,” Dean Moreland concluded. A special Blue Key constitutional committee has been named by Phil Burton, president, with Al Reid as chairman. Members of the group include Jim Mitchell, Milt Dobkin. Ed Prizer, Bob Harbison, and Dick Thomason. The group will meet today at I p.m. in the Blue Key office, according to Chairman Reid, and all interested Blue Key members are urged to attend. ing her beloved husband Andre ir. their usual haunts. ing the telephone numbers and office numbers of each telephone user. The old telephone directory, published in 1943. has become outdated due to changes in office rooms and personnel. The new directory will be ready for the printers about the first of November. Similar to the old directory, the only noted change in the new one will be an alphabetical listing of names. The cut-dated directory had only departmental listings, but a combination of the two listings will appear in the new telephone book. Vote Issues Head Forum Trovets announced yesterday the selection of W. Harold Kingsley, director of the Southern California Committee for Yes on Proposition No. 3. as the affirmative speaker in the first forum of a series on pertinent current events. Scheduled in 206 Administration at 3:15 tomorrow afternoon the forum will be a discussion of the advisability of voting yes or no on propositions 3 and 13 in the November elect ons. Proposition 13 is a resolution which would decrease appropriations and shif£ school expenses to taxpayers in local school district*. George I. Copeland, secretary-treasurer of the Property Owner’s Association of California, will take the negative side of the discussion. Trovets are stressing the fact that all students and faculty members are invited to attend this forum. Red Cross . . . combined staff and board of directors will meet at 2:15 this aft-erncon in the Senate chambers, Bernice Hage, chairman, announced
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 38, No. 28, October 23, 1946|
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Los Angeles, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1946
ate of Eight ffered Frosh
>va?d Polls Open at 9 Today; |eshmen to Elect Class Leader
shmen go to the polls from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today their class president from eight remaining candi-ix booths have been set up in front of Bovard auditor the election. Ballots will be issued to all fresh-n presentation of student activity cards.
Eight candidates are eligible for the election, two having requested that their petitions be withdrawn. This year's freshman president will be elected from the following: k * I Milton Zerin, pre-legal; Blar,e
AI GPS Bonpane, pre-legal; Bernard P.
Murphy, commerce; Walter F. Brown, pre-legal: Dale D. Drum, LAS; Robert D. Evans Jr., pre-dental; Theodore E. Switzer, commerce; and Robert E. Patten, LAS.
Withdrawn are Barry D. Watt and James W. Thornburg.
Al Kotler, elections commissioner, announces the following last minute instructions to voters:
1. Freshmen only will be allowed to vote and each voter must have hit student activity card to get a ballot. Activity cards will be punched showing receipt of the ballot.
2. Voters will receive their ballots at a table in the polling area from a member of one of the university
ijan Editor loses >taff Boost
re new Daily Trojan staff lions, including installment lailes Neiswender, former editor, as associate editor, jsted yesterday by Dick jn, editor.
render has held nearly every on the city room staff, inreporter, copyreader, desk and feature editor, during (years of Daily Trojan work.
Is editor of his high school at Narbonne, and has had tional experience with the Progress and the Park Hills | service organizations.
3. Upon receipt of
[ng Neiswender's place as fea-iitor is desk editor John As-who held the same position |he was attending SC befo-e Astengo edited the Poly-High school Optimist, and in the editorial department Los Angeles Times for a id a half.
DISGRUNTLED FRESHMEN use John L. Lewis methods to express their disapproval of Sophomore council statue-cleaners.
new desk editors. Bob Wood 111 McNeil, have been appoint-rood. who was with the 15th ree in Italy and Brazil dur-le recent hostilities, formerly led Antelope Valley Junioi in Lancaster, his home town.
worked on the Antelope Ledger-Gazette.
}her appointment is that of Carlson, Alpha Omicron Pi, i post of assistant women's Editor. Astrid has done both :>rial and copy desk work on
the ballot, the voter will go to one of the six polling booths in front of Bovard puditorium. Here he will find a special stamp and pad with which to make his single choice for president.
4. Only one mark will be made and |