Daily Trojan, Vol. 39, No. 127, April 27, 1948
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDITORIAL A Primary Should Be Catching Jrojan PAGE THREE Troy-SC Meet Today On Brown Field XXXIX a Los Angeles, Cal., Tuesday, Apr. 27, 1948 .<uu Pb(Mt RI. 5472 No. 127 ^leed Strong JS Program' |Yale Lecturer Stresses Need For Middle-Socialists Opinion lie United States must have a strong ideological pro-i for the masses in Europe, and it must be backed by ,ary might.” tis statement was made yesterday by Dr. F. S. C. North-professor of law and philosophy at Yale university, who -♦made the first of three lectures he is giving this week on “International Policy for a War-threatened World.” He will deliver his second speech today at 3:30 p.m. in Hancock auditorium. NEED SOCIALIST VOTE Dr. Northrop stressed the im-! port ance of the United States cap-! turing the opinion of the parlia-j mentary. middle-of-the-road social-the ! ists in Europe, who constitute 40 per cent of the masses. He said that those who purport laissez-faire policies can muster only 30 per cent of the voters, making “middle” socialists the important group in obtaining a majority of public opinion. The speaker said that to capture this 40 per cent ‘ we must formu-topT at 36th street and Uni- lat* a democratic program foster-aveni# and a few “throttle in* Parliamentary procedures of s” confirmed to drive at high jfree discussion and genuine elec- | tions. We must make the masses ing the late morning and 'reI that *>* ls iours cars jammed the street, en at 2:JO in the afternoon than 10 driverless cars were in front of Bovard auditor- Northrop said. Instead, the United >d the University library. Stat«s should present itself to the think enforcement of the park- ,wortd “ a country “primarily con-regulations on University ave- ferned with a planned economic and m tie general vicinity of ! recovery plan” for distressed na-us should be placed in the “I0n£ ^ , Avn 4RMV of the campus police force," ® * ''ITH LAVD ARMY . . „.. .___. „ i “But ideals are not ideals unless Reis, squire, said yesterday. „ w «. .u ! there is strength behind them. Dr. believe that the students re- „ ,, . . . , , ,. , . .. .. ... T„o Northrop continued. “It is fantastic being given citations by Los - .... .« „ . to assume a m’ddle-of-tlie-road es police officers, Reis com- 1 TIT __ , . . . „ ... .. _ , , . policy. W e must back our program but that there would be, ... , , , „ with a strong land army. We cant stoo Russia with just talk.” Dr. Northrop called the United States’ recent international ideological program “unfortunate.” He stated that this country had to buy the Italians off with Trieste—and then the vote wasn't a clear-cut majority. **ASARYK’S LEAP TIMELY “We have come close to war recently.” he said, “only Jan Ma-sayrk's leap to death woke up the urder Alley il Continues ispite Police jarently uninfluenced by th Angeles police department’s [it campaign to keep illecal s off of SC's “Murder Alley”, motorists yesterday contin-park their cars on University ; throughout the day. [ers on the busy thoroughfare |ue to make second wear boule-at : nue. tnnn ly concerned with their problems.' Ideas of free enterprise should be “soft-peddled” overseas. Dr. less resentment if SC's own force was responsible for is-citations.” UCLA IS DIFFERENT UCLA campus police force sponsible for enforcement of ing regulations in the vicinity le W’estwood campus, and it is Iwered to issue regular LAPD \c citations to violators, rh administration sources were lavailable for comment on the rder Alley" problem, but C. j wori<i. kiond Johnson, supervising ar- praised President Truman’s pet of the university, said that recent speech, coming as it did after |ig range master plan aas been Masayrk's death, for awakening the Vn up which might eventually peonle to the necessity of prepared- to a solution of the problem. Johnson declined to give any |ils of the plan. ;anwhile .the chances of a se-injury to a pedestrian, or taps even a fatality, continued the thoroughfare while students led to cooperate” with police university officials. HYNSON COMMENTS erb Hynson, Trojan Knight lident, said that much of the Ibie aiO:n "Murder Alley-’ stems l the inadequate parking space lable on campus. ’he lack of adequate loading unloading zones off of thor-iifares in the campus area also k to the congestion along Uni-lity avenue." Hynson said. Ihe Knight leader commented he |eved that “better cooperation” teen students and police might lead to a solution of the prob- ness. The draft and UMT should be adonted to fight the war threat and guarantee free voters, unafraid of Communists, in Europe, he added. “We don’t want war, but unless we preDare, Stal;n may think we are talking bigger than we are. We must back our ideological program giving the masses in Europe a chance to r<$uild their lives,” he concluded. HERB HYNSON . . . test offered Knight-Squire Test Scheduled An examination for prospective Knights and Squires was announced yesterday by Herb Hynson. Knight president. Thursday from 2:15 to 4 p.m. is the only time the test is offered, and Hynson stressed the importance cf being present at that time in 113 Baracks Q. “In the past, applicants have been told that the written examination has not counted very much, and. therefore, they have not studied the test subjects. Emphasis is placed on this test, which will be accurately graded and the results posted,” said Hynson. A list of examination subjects is posted in the Knights office. The test is to be comprehensive and deals with campus history and traditions. There are 220 applicants for the 40 positions open in the Knights, and 150 applications for the 50 vacancies in the Squires. Prospective members are graded on test scores, interest in campus and other activities as showr. by petition, and personal interviews to be conducted at a time to be announced. Approach To Peate Discussed Booth Examines Racial Problems In Los Angeles Religion in the search for peace was examined on the local scene yesterday afternoon as G. Raymond Booth, executive director of the Los Angeles council for civic unity, discussed “Approach to Peace in the Community.” Part of the council of religion’s Religious Emphasis day, the talk was in the art and lecture room, University library, following a noon all-U assembly in Bovard auditorium. “We don’t have discrimination in Los Angeles,” Mr. Booth stated in his informal remarks. ‘We bring together these many racial backgrounds and stir them up until we have fears and misunderstandings.” The civic unity official observed the other existing problems of race and religious relations here, noting that “a wave of anti-Semitism has swept over the United States in the last 60 to 90 days.” In the noon assembly, talks were heard from Father Robert Coerver, Catholic representative; Rabbi Jacob Pressman, representing the Jewish faith; and Dr. Frank Fagerburg, who spoke for the Protestants. Advisers from all campus religious groups will meet with interested students today during the 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. discussion period. Most of the advisers are scheduled to be available at the Hillel house, 1029 West 36th street. Gariss, Party Split Widens Davis Ahead on IFC Ballot Independent Accepts Johnson Runs on UP Challenge Ticket Faculty Rarin to Rip into LAS Ballhawks Taunting the LAS student ballhawks with cries of “you were afraid to show up last Thursday,” the faculty members confidently predicted that they would mop up the archery field with the students at noon today when the two nines tangle in a softball game. The tussle was moved back from —--------—fclast Thursday because of rain. The LAS students took advantage Graduate Notice Results of the French and German examinations for the Ph.D. degre- are available in the Graduate School office, 160 Administration. WCA Officer stitions Ready omorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock Jie closing time for contenders tions for the YWCA elective of-rs of president, vice-president, ■etary, and treasurer. The peti-is are now available at the Y pe. rley Johnson, elections commoner, said requirements for ^ident are one year's tenure on Y cabinet and a 1.5 grade av-re. both cumulative and for last ester. A year’s service on the met and a 1.3 grade average, cu-ative and for last semester, are tired for the other executive of- Sawhill Maps Band Program. Final ★ ★ ★ Concert Set of the game’s delay by strengthening their lineup. Coach Dan Kubby announced that Milt Dobkin has been removed from tlie centerfield slot for Jesse Unruh, a bigger man who covers much more ground. UNRUH PLAYS? “Unruh is really two ball players in one,” opined Kubby. “With him roving the centerfield pasture we’ll have the equivalent of 11 men on the field. How can we lose?” Sam Barry’s faculty nine took advantage of the game’s delay, too. They got in a few more workouts, unlimbering muscles that hadn’t Winn Trails By 100 Votes Johnny Davis forged ahead of his opponent Bill Winn by a 100-vote margin yesterday in the race for the IFC presidential nomination, as 858 fraternity men went to the primary polls to select their candidate. With slightly less than half of the 1700 fraternity members on campus still to cast ballots in this first primary election ever held at SC, Davis’ edge is regarded as far from conclusive as polls reopen this morning to gather in the deciding votes. Yesterday’s final count ws.s Davis, 479; Winn, 379. Intensifying efforts to “get ai of the fraternity vote,” the IFC? elections commission planned to contact all voters who failed to cast ballots in the first day’s voting and urge them to do so today. Ralp;i Townsend, Sig Ep and cochairma$ of the commission, revealed also that the polls will be moved to the Row this evening between 4 and 6 to facilitate further balloting. All houses are being asked to urge their members to vote. The IFC meeting tonight will climax the feverish pre-election activity that has kept the Row busy for several weeks. At this meeting the winner of the election- will be announced and fully endorsed. IFC candidates for the offices of sophomore class president and assistant yell leaders also will be named and endorsed. The present primary election, not originally a part of IFC campaign plans, was made BILL STEVENS . . . good start Peace Mission Flies Eastward necessary when fraternities deadlocked over selection of an ASSC presidential candidate last week. An all-fraternity run-off between Davis and Winn was adopted as the only possible method of obtaining a nominee backed by the entire Row. Evidence that jazz has influenced I Clare Grundman’s “An American the work of contemporary com- Folk Rhapsody,’’ uses as a back-posers is shown in Morton Gould's ground four ballads, the most well-•Jericho,” noted Clarence Sawhill. known of which is “Sweet Betsy director of the SC concert band. From Pike.” It will be conducted yesterday as he discussed the band's j by Ralph Rush, associate professor final performance of the season to ; of music. be held in Bovard auditorium. Fri- j OTHER NUMBERS TOLD day evening. j Other selections will include The concert, part of the univer- ! “March for Band.” Sir Thomas sity’s first annual Festival of Con- Beecham; the second movement of temporary Arts, is devoted to the i “Nordic Symphony.’’ Howard Han-music of present day composers. ; son: “Sinfonietta for Brass Choir,” Gould’s composition, one of the Ralph Dale Miller; “Suite Fran-numbers on the program, ls a com- : caise,” Darius Milhaud; and “Le-bination of swing and contempo- ! gend.” Paul Creston. who will be rary harmonies, continued Mr a member of the university's music Sawhill. It is based on the Negro staff during the summer session, spiritual which describes how Part of the program will feature “Joshua fit the battle of Jericho j arrangements made by band raem-and the walls came tumblin’ down.” j bers. MUSIC DESCRIBES TIME The Festival of Contemporary “Many of the men doing con- Arts takes the place of the former temporary works are trying to find Apolliad. It is sponsored by the In-new music more or less descriptive . stitute of the Arts. College of Ar-of the period we're living in.” said chitecture, physical education de-omir.ations will be held in con- Mr. Sawhill. Jazz attempts to do partment. and the Allan Hancock ction with AWTS announcements the same, but foUows different Foundation for Scientific Research, he noon assembly, Monday. Elec- lines, he explained. I Starting time for the concert is i will follow on May 10. J One number on the program, 18:30. Admission ls free. All council members meet at archery field for the faculty softball game, said LAS President Fred Knell, and bring banquet tickets and money to settle up. been used in years. Assorted Charley horses, sprained ligaments, and sore arms were reported, but the entire team should be in excellent shape by game time today, thanks to alcohol rubdowns, mustard baths, foot baths, and sun lamps. UMPS NAMED Joe Flynn and Jack Silverstein will act as student umpires for the game, while Dean of Men Neil D. Warren will call ’em for the faculty. The faculty will wear baseball caps, and the students will don rooters caps for the game. The lineups are; ASSC Petitions Deadline Nears Today and tomorrow are the last days to file petitions of candidacy for the coming ASSC elections, scheduled to begin May 13, Jerry Jones, elections commissioner, announced yesterday. "In order to be eligible for ASSC political offices, petitions must be turned in at 235 Student Union no later than 5 p.m. tomorrow,” he said. “There is only one possible exception to the rule,” Jones explained. “If a person is nominated from the floor at the nomination assembly May 5, he may have until 5 that afternoon to file his petition.” Jones also announced George Burke’s resignation from the elections commission because he is running for the office of senator-at-large. Barbara Okerlund will replace Burke. FACULTY Sanders, cf Coonradt, lb Zech. If Cooper, rf Hindman, p Morehouse, c Eacutt, ss Ahlm, sf Caldwell, 2b Nagel, 3b STUDENTS Wildman. rf Davis, lb Hynson,If Knell, p Unruh, cf Anderson, c Buckwald, ss Shaeffer, sf 'Winn, 3b Kubby, 2b AWS Petitions Due Tomorrow Deadline tor submitting petitions for AWS executive offices has been extended to 4 p.m., Wednesday, according to Pat Cleland, elections commissioner. Petitions should be turned in to 228 Student Union. Qualifications for president are a grade-point average 1.5, one year’s experience on the AWS cabinet, and senior status during term of office. Vice- presidential applicants must have completed at least 60 units of college work with an average of 1.3. An average of 1.3 and 30 completed units are requirements for the positions of secretary and treasurer. by Bill Stevens Albuquerque, Apr. 25—(Exclusive)—The Peace Plane got off to a good start today from Burbank as a crowd of about 500 spectators, representing SC, UCLA, Whittier college and several southern California churches, waved them on from the ramps of Lockheed air terminal. Two DC-3 transports, inscribed “Peace Plane” in large blue letters, bore the 41 passengers on their mission to Washington to support the move to strengthen the UN. If the move fails, they will urge the calling of a world constitutional convention for the purpose of creating a supranational government. Aboard the planes as they winged across southern California and Arizona, last-minute preparations were mapped out and the group studied the various proposals that have been advanced for world government. The Peace Plane delegates are urging everyone interested in the cause of world peace to write, phone, or wire fheir representatives in Washington to back legislation aimed at strengthening international organization. As the Peace Plane arrived in Albuquerque, it was leAmed that the house foreign affairs committee is now holding hearings on legislation for the revision of the UN. The legislation under consideration is house resolution 59, sponsored by Reps. Thomas E. Morgan and Helen Gahagan Douglas of California. * The Unity party break reached new intensity today as Leonard Johnson, independent council member, took former party chairman Jack Gariss’ challenge to run as UP candidate for independent representative. Action was precipitated when Gariss, in an unexpected --*move Friday afternoon, renounced the UP platform, resigned as nominal head of the party, and challenged any Unity candidate to run against him. He also called for the UP candidate to meet him in public debate to answer his attack on the party’s platform. RILEY ANNOUNCES Herb Riley, acting steering committee chairman, announcing Johnson’s selection said, “Gariss’ challenge for us to run a candidate in opposition to him for this office makes it imperative that we do so. in that he has repudiated, ‘the whole policy of the Unity party.’ We could not in any way support a man who has as his sole purpose the setting up of an alternate political machine of non-organized students to fight the existing Row machine . The Unity party has always stood for improved student government and has backed those candidates who have that as their object.” Johnson, last year’s UP candidate for senior class president, stated in answer to Gariss’ challenge; “I feel that my affiliation and work with the independent student council qualifies me as a candidate for the office. I would be only too glad to meet Mr. Gariss in front of a “public as- Book Collection Leaders Listed Kappa Sigs lead the trophy race in the Trojan Memorial Book drive with a total of 347 books contributed to the collection drive, wrhich ends 4 p.m„ May 3. Scorpion club, with 257, and Kappa Alpha, with 215, are second and third. Organizations participating for the trophy, which is to be awarded on the basis of total books collected, have accounted for 1357 of the 3500 books collected to date. Organizations who would like to borrow the trophy for exhibition for a short period of time may make arrangements to do so by calling at the book depot, 857 West 36th place ,and all competing units hould bring books directly to this address. NEED MORE HELP In expressing the gratitude of the YMCA for response received in helping to catalogue books, Frances Kovacs, secretary of the drive, stressed the need for additional assistance for the task of keeping records. “Our quota for this semester is 10,000 books, and if it is to be reach ed a great many books will have to came in at the last minute,” said Miss Kovacs. “We would appreciate all competing organizations getting their contributions in as soon as possible to avoid the usual last-minute rush,” she added. “This drive is to be carried on each semester for the next 10 years, with the quota being 10,000 books per year. If the quota is not reached this semester, the first books contributed next fall will be added to this spring’s total,” Miss Kovacs said. DAMAGED BOOKS SOLD Outdated and badly damaged books will be sold and the money will be used to buy encyclopedia and other useful books chosen from list furnished by the various schools and departments of the uni versity. Book collection depots are located in the lobbies of the Law and Engineering buildings, entrance to the Student Union cafeteria, main hall way of Old College, and adjoining the main desk at the university library. Today s Headlines by United Press Army Moves to Halt Riots KOBE, Japan, Apr. 26—The United States army clamped an iron rule on the seaport cities of Kobe and Osaka today to halt Korean rioting. Eight alleged Japanese Communists admitted that the outbreaks were planned by party headquarters in Tokyo. Arabs Serve Notice on UN LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., Apr. 26—The Arabs of Palestine today served notice on the United Nations that they would set up an independent Arab state in Palestine May 15 unless the UN guaranteed them control of the Holy Land at a fixed future date. Faced with a similar threat by the Jews of Palestine and the prospect of all-out civil war in the Holy Land 19 days from now, the UN general assembly ordered the trusteeship council to draft emergency steps to protect the city of Jerusalem and its shrines. Forrestal Says 66 Groups Enough WASHINGTON. Apr. 26—Defense Secretary James Forrestal warned congress today against rushing through a costly, 70-group air force program when 66 groups would give this country air supremacy right now. All candidates running for student body offices on the Unity party ticket, or with the endorsement of the party, are requested to attend a meeting in the senate chambers, at 1 p.m. today. “Committee chairmen and their workers must also attend this meeting,’* announced Vernon Blake, publicity chairman, yes- sebdly’ or any other place he desires an danswer any questions he has to ask with regard to my ability to represent the independent students. I have some questions ol my own toask Mr. Gariss.” GIVES REASON Gariss, who has announced his candidacy for independent representative, today gave his reasons for the surprise announcement on Friday and further explained his platform as an independent: “I think personally many fine people are running as candidates in the Unity party, but I, as an individual, could not head a group whose principles I disagreed with. “I feel that independent students are actually disenfranchised when UP nominates a fraternity candidate for the same office as an IFC man. The IFC holds nominating primaries at which only Row people can vote, and when the UP, who nominally at least allows the independent student a vote, also selects fraternity man, it paradoxically deprives the independent of an opportunity to choose, by any method of nomination or initiative. Races in which only UP and IFC candidates run are not uncommon. In summary, I believe there may be a part for UP to play in campus politics, as there is for the IFC, but if the independent student is going to be adequately represented there will have to be a truly independent organization.” Baxter to Speak At Faculty Club Dr. Frank C. Baxter, professor of English, will speak on the verse of Dr. William G. Angermann at the luncheon meeting of the Men’s Faculty club tomorrow noon. Dr. Angermann of the College of Engineering has recently published his book of verse. “Out ot a Childhood,” frcm which Dr. Baxter will offer several selections. Reservations for the luncheon in the tea room of the Student Union must be made by noon today with Miss Rose Walton, Station 288 or 289, since seating space is limited.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 39, No. 127, April 27, 1948|
|Description||Daily Trojan, Vol. 39, No. 127, April 27, 1948.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
A Primary Should Be Catching
Troy-SC Meet Today
On Brown Field
Los Angeles, Cal., Tuesday, Apr. 27, 1948