Daily Trojan, Vol. 38, No. 88, March 05, 1947
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WEATHER by United Press Mattered cloudiness today and slight-farmer this afternoon. Ibaiduk Jrojan PAGE THREE Trojans, Chisox Play Today XXXVIII 72 Los Angeles, Cal., Wednesday, Mar. 5, 1947 Mrtlt Phoue RI. 5472 Nor«$ ft mt Atomic Council Plans Forum For University Speakers, Radio Play, Newspapers Inform Public of Dangers Plans for conducting the first all-university forum -were announced at yesterday’s meeting of the Council on Atomic Implications by Robert P. Smith, secretary-general of the organization. Tlie forum, to be sponsored jointly by the council and the International Relations student body, is tentatively scheduled for the week of Mar. 17. and is to be held in Bovard auditorium. Another event in which the council will participate is a meeting of the Mechanical Engineers, on Mai'. 13. An official of the North American Aviation Corporation will be the guest speaker and will be followed by a speaker from the council. The theme. “Atomic weapons and their implications,” will* predominate in both speeches. PETTENGILL SPEAKS Smith outlined tlie work accomplished by the council to date. Dr. Robert B. Pettengill. faculty adviser to the group, has made twTo speeches to sororities on campus. Smith and W. Bradford Shank, scientist, spoke before 1400 students at Luezinger High school, Hawthorne. Dr. Pettengill Ls to speak at the Blue Key meeting next Tuesday on the atomic age and its implications. Space has been obtained in local newspapers and more stories will be published as writers are obtained by the council. TLAN RADIO PLAY Smith expressed the hope tliat a : proposal to adapt a play for radio a definite demand for the causes antj acquire time on KUSC would be and relief of speech defects which successful. The play under consideration deals with the atomic age and is adaptable for radio. “The time is short and the task the parking sit uation con- jW1C hard, but we will spare no effort to o present a big problem. u J**0 . ia'e f<n Pu s in awaken the American people to tlie ^ t .1 . . , ■ : medical and psychological journals. . _ . ... . .. „ bers of the student parking \ ^ , , , , , T ,, j “Brain cells are constantly giving »e headed by Frank Leffer, , j j ' ..... _ . off electrical impulses and under »asurer. m 1 , e sedatives or abnormal conditions , ... . . . .. elp from disgruntled dri- thpse disch are constantlv aI. the seminar commits to study U e . f „ ! tered." Dr. Travis explained. “With ! P^lems and infornmtion avallaMe g for some action from he I a gtudy Qf th<? brain we are--------------—— — —— incil, L* er con ,e able to determine the general con- nnmg commission which in | mion of the brain itself.- >t in touch with the police STRESSES importance ton. Areas under discus- Stressinp thp importance of such d rejected by t e ci > in- rpsearchi he declared that it is one he south side of Exposition Qf thp most jmportant niethods of WAVES—Dr. Lee E* Travis, shown above examin-|a chart from a brain wave recorder, will explain the Ition of brain tissues and their importance in determin-jhuman mental capacity at the LAS lecture this afterintensive study on the brain has proved that fmgements in tissues and cells are causing many ich defects. r? ^ .1 rn I v) ~ ' *T t "* I 'avis to Give Talk Fundion of Brain icts on the functions of human brain cells and brain and their relationship to mental capacity will be pre-to students and faculty by Dr. Lee Edward Travis, >f the speech department, in the second regular LAS |\sday lecture series this afternoon. — I Dr. Tram began an intensive i study of his topic. ‘’Brain Waves : and Mental Activity,” as far back as 1933. His research grew out of Facial Brooms Change Looks Of Engineers Men in the College of Engineering are assuming a fuzzy outlook as they enter the third day of the Engineer's week beard-growing contest. “This is the week we separate the men from the boys,” uttered downey-faced “Hutch” Eccles, chemical engineering major. • St. Patrick, patron saint of engineers, will be selected by secret ballots cast by engineering student council men. A queen will be chosen by all engineering students to reign at the engineers’ dance Friday evening. The bids are 50c. The time and place are unscheduled. Commerce Battle Paralleled By States Vs. Unionists Fight ASSC, College at Odds Over Eligibility of Rhode '■■JP vers Fail [Volunteer, s Leffer Trojans Raise R.C.Barometer, Pledge $300 Combined donations of campus j Truman Trip he found to have a close connection with brain functioning. Numerous articles by Dr. Travis on the in dangers of life in the atomic age, said Smith. A date for tlie next meeting of was set for Tuesday, 309 Bridge hall at 4 p.m. A general meeting of the council was delayed to give the committees more time to work. rd and sides of 36th street McClintock street and Ver-ivenue. Tlie city's main con-was that the problem of fining through traffic is more bt th3n having excessive park- hee. Lain inc. at meeting meeting of the AMS cabinet (>rs yesterday afternoon, it determining whether abnormal behavior is caused by brain diseases of psychological disturbances. Dr. Travis presented a similar lecture at SC a year ago. and the subject attracted so many interested people that a great number had to be turned away from the meeting. Today's talk is the second ol rted that a good deal of pj^t consecutive Wednesday lec-ning can be done by the tures to ^ presented To acquaint Ir of students, but only one students and faculty members with signed up as desiring to aid the various phases of liberal arts ation with constructive ideas ; studies. , gestions. A further appeal Today's lecture is scheduled from out to interested students 3; 15 to 4:15 in the art and lecture 1 be interviewed iff the AMS room. University library. 232 Student Union, from 1 j----. Magazine Snaps Campus Beauties Working on the theory that all the pretty girls In Los Angeles are not In the movies. Look magazine photographer Earl Tyson yesterday had little troubl« finding uncontracted movie material on the SC campus to substantiate his belief. “All these beautiful girls make me so nervous,” Tyson said as he loaded his camera backward for the third time. booths and sorority and fraternity houses racked up a total of 10 per cent of the prescribed campus Red Cross quota of $3,000 yeterday as the barometer located in front of the student union registered $300. according to Dick Page, campus chairman of the campaign. Alpha Chi Omega and Theta Chi were the first houses to contribute 100 per cent on Monday, the opening day of the Red Cross drive. DRIVE ENDS FRIDAY The drive will culminate Friday when the sophomore class takes over the campaign, sponsoring an assembly for which they have obtained stars of the radio, screen, and music world. There will be no charge for admittance except cards acknowledging individual contributions. Cards may be obtained when contributions are made at campus booths, by the Troeds will be open today in front of the Student Union. Sororities and fraternities wall receive their cards through their respective houses. The array of talent will include such music makers as Bobby Sherwood and his orchestra of “Sherwood Forest” and “Eiks Parade” fame. In the vocal limelight are Stewart Poster who recently was voted the (Continued on Page Four) Mitchell Seeks Political Peace By New Plan by Jerry Maher Campus political observers, long accustomed to what they consider senseless wrangling and confusing evidence of alleged' pressure, learned yesterday that Jim Mitchell. ASSC president, now has plans in the hopper which are designed to lead to greater student participation and control in the affairs of student government. Not yet ready for publication, but promised by Mitchell for release at tonight’s senate meeting, the measure has been described as the most far-reaching of any yet to be presented to the student solons for consideration. GROUPS COOPERATE Since mid-October, it was learned, Mitchell has had the active cooperation of student, faculty, and alumni groups in laying the groundwork for the new proposal, the exact nature of which has not yet been deter-Much of what will be said in mined. Mexico City within the next few “Details still remain to be workdays by President Truman anci ed out,” Mitchell declared, “but it President Miguel Aleman, will be ^ hoped the measure will allay all pure adornment of language. Paul suspicion that the senate is no more E. Hadley, visiting professor in in- than a body of recommendation ternational relations, asserted yes-1 whose deliberations have no effect PflhSlDENT TRUMAN . . . visits Mexico Hadley Warns Of Adornment by Paul Doermann Clouded by issues similar to those that precipitated the Civil war, the College of Commerce council strove yesterday to determine the status of their representative on the ASSC senate. The problem of states’ rights, the right under which the - state determines the status of its j representatives, versus the federal right under which the federation dictates the qualifications of the state representative, has resulted in the challenging of the right of Dusty Rhode to sit on the ASSC senate. In the face of the dispute, Rhode has resigned. Under the stipulations of the ASSC constitution, the representatives of the various colleges must be popularly elected by the student body members. Therefore, it has been charged Rhode, chosen by the College of Commerce council, fails to qualify. It follows that the College of Commerce must proceed voteless until the ASSC calls a special election to choose a commerce president. Maintaining its right to choose ; the commerce representative, the | council states that under the com-J1M MITCHELL merce constitution “the legislative . . develops idea iport&nt point for the cambers to consider is that some [re rejected for parking be-Wudents had previously put Vehicles in any and every often blocking entrance j to the street, and taking Ling places at one tune. The [problem is a nuisance as menace and should be iith the utmost oooperation on irt of the students, Leffer BMOCs Marked' U.P. Bureau Manager Talks to Blue Keymen ination of Rhode !s ISA Agenda position ln reference to the Jn of Dusty Rhode will agenda of the ISA meeting for noon today in 106 tion. [istrars Notice iuaale recora examinations be given Mar. 8. at 8:45 | In 305 Administration. Rtodcate who have filed W take the exam In a-■MU terday. Extended as a warning to the average reader who sees only exaggerated expressions of Mexican friendship. Mr. Hadley cautioned that when translated from Spanish these courtesies are likely to be misleading. He advised that readers should not formulate an opinion A new booth manned until there definite results from the conversations. NON-INTERVENTION “If President Truman's promise of non-intervention is a statement of policy, it would mean that the United States would not stand by and allow expansion of any Latin American country at the expense of weaker neighbors.” Mr. Hadley declared. “That is the kind of guarantee Uruguay has been hoping we would give. ’ Mexico is regarded as a highly democratic country throughout Latin America. Hadley observed that United States friendship with them might be regarded as an endorsement of their policies whereas our cordial relations with Argentina are somewhat disillusioning to democratic neighbors to tlie south. GOOD NEIGHBORS “Our preoccupation with European affairs in the past few months has led some people to say that we are turning our backs on Latin America. President Truman's. visit is evidence of our desire to continue the good neighbor policy,” Hadley assured. It is very significant to the Latins that we have sent our president to visit Mexico first. Mr. Hadley said that people there consider this a nice move on our part. “Although there will be fear of the United States by Mexico for some time to come, this country is more popular there now’ than it has been in the past 100 years,” Mr. Hadley stated. on the outcome of student body activities. Universities all over the country have been contacted in an (Continued on Page 2) I.R. President Attends Meet John Houk. international relations student body president, left yesterday to attend a* Pacific Northwest College congress meeting at Reed college in Portland, Ore., March 6. 7, 8. The Los Angeles University of International Relations was invited to send a representative to the conference by Reed college's president, and Houk was selected. He will observe the meeting and report to the student body on his return. If a need is seen for the formation of a sister group in the Pacific southwest the foundation will be prepared.* The PNCC is the only student organization recognized by the UN, which has received delegates from the group. Such prominent people as Trygve Lie, Warren Austin, and Eleanor Roosevelt have praised the organization. Mrs. Roosevelt will be the principal speaker at the present meeting. The congress will hold panel discussions and pass resolutions on problems of the UN. Such subjects as “Will the UN Work?”, “Eventual Goals of the UN/’ “Long Term i Plans of the UN.” and “The Pres- j ent Policy of the United States" are j on the agenda. Chicago Leader To Address Club Considered one of the nation's outstanding university administrators, Dr. Neil Jacoby, vice-president of the University of Chicago, will talk on “What's Happening at thc University of Chicago?” at the weekly luncheon meeting of the Men's Faculty club today at noon. Dr. Jacoby's address will include the departure of the University of Chicago, then under the presidency of Dr. Robert Maynard Hutchins, from some of the long accepted canons of education for both teachers and students. Men faculty members, planning to attend the luncheon, are requested to call Miss Rose Walton on extension 288 or 289. The following organizations are _ i requested to submit a list of their active members and the names and addresses of their officers to the dean of the College of Commerce. The organizations are Gamma Alpha Chi. Gamma Rho Tau. Order of Artists, Phi Chi Theta, Pi Omega Pi. Propeller “The opportunity to become an; club. Secretarial club, Sigma Beta U5MC Unit Offers Bars officer in the Marine Corps is of- ; fered, through the renewing of the USMC platoon leader s schools, to every eligible undergraduate in the university,'' said Lt. Ralph B. Cross-: man. marine liaison officer, who! will be in the NROTC office today 1 and tomorrow. Single veterans, not enlisted in j other reserve organizations may receive reserve or regular commissions after graduating from college and completion of one or two sum- Chi, Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma. Alpha Delta Sigma, Alpha Kappa Psi. American Management association. Banking and Finance, and Delta Sigma Pi. The council also announced that petitions for commerce councilman posts are available in the dean’s office. council shall have the power to fill vacancies that occur in the offices of the (commerce) association.” They also contend that with the mer training courses at the mar-: graduation of Bob Harbison, last ine barracks. Quantico, Va. semester president, the vacancy Nonveterans, provided the draft created need only be filled by counlaw goes out of existence Mar. 31, ] cil action and that Rhode, so chos-will be accepted to receive training en. is qualified to represent them, for second lieutenant commissions, i CONSTITUTION CONFLICT Veterans and nonveterans interested Tlie crux of the dispute lies in the are asked by Lieutenant Crossman (Continued on Page 21 to come to 101 Physical Education----- building. Soloists Sing Today "If you are a BMOC during col- these qualities in varying degrees, lege days it will ha\e an effect ancj mGre often than not reporters all through life.” William C. Pav- , , .. . ,, * . , nave none of them.” ette, manager of the Los Angeles United Press bureau, said yester- “When 011 an interview, don’t ac-day at a dinner meeting of Blue cept any story without qualifica-^*5’. j tion,” Payette said. “The underlying "Some news features would not j idea in the reporters mind should be played up at all had nov thej ^ „ he , M me?. ,, n0 pnnc.palbeen a campu5 lea- loopho|es cln * Ioundi then an„ er* €' oniy then, should the story be con- He citea as an example tlie story sidered as true." of a doctor who was a prominent '• ‘LOT OF FUN* figure in his field. When he went j Queried conoerning the desirabil-insane all the new spapers used | ity of being a journalist. Payette leads referring to him as a campus smiled and said. “It's a lot of fun. ! 2:15 in 323 Student Union. These leader in bygone days. you meet famous people, go places council members should turn in Speaking about his work. Payette and see things otherwise closed to schedules to the Knight office: Wil-gave the qualifications of a good you. make friends, usually just peo- | liam Bergman. Sheila Connolly, reporter which are that the re- ; pie who want to keep on the good Wayne Crawford. S. C. De Weese Porter must know everything, must side of your paper and don't recog- Virginia Giese, Alice Gordon, Hal have no prejudice or bias, and must 1 nize you when you end up as a Hodges, Eph Konigsberg, Clayton | have remarkable judgment and service station attendant — where foresight. you will definitely finish if you "Of course,” Payette said, “we get j have a family to support.” Subscribed 10%! Students of Hultgren To Present Concert LAS Council meets this afternoon at $3000 $2000 $1000 La5*ne, Ed Lohn. Jerry Mahoney, Bob P. Smith. Nan Wat«on, and Joan Woodman. Vocal compositions of music masters of all ages will be presented by two students of Prof. George Hultgren in the “Music in the Afternoon” program this afternoon in Bowne hall. Featured soloists are Grace Burdick, mezzo-soprano, and Melvyn Cobb, tenor, with Hans Lampl and La Verne Dayton, accompanists. This series, sponsored by Trovets, is receiving the full support of the administration of the College of Music and is recognized as an excellent chance for presentation of student talent. SECOND YEAR They beein as informal gatherings in the student lounge. Then under the guidance of Will Renda, Trovet concert director, the talents of the outstanding students were organized and presented at Bowne hall in formal recitals with conditions similar to those of an actual concert performance. This afternoon's program is the second concert of the second year of the series. prog Cam The program ls as follows: ■When I Am I>a!d In Earth.. .Purcell I»ulse Bums Her Love Letters..... .......................... itfaiiart Miss Burdick Caro Mio Ban .................Giordandi Where'er You Walk ........ Handel Cobb Aria: O Mio Fernando......Doniaetti Miss Burdick |® ■ i MELVYN COBB . . . sings today Aubade ...................... Aria: Your Tiny Hand is Frozen .......................... Puccini COM) Der Ring ................ Schumann Traume ................... Wagner Over the Steppe ..... Gretchaninoff Miss Burdifjk Some Rival Haa Stolen My True Ixjve Away ........... traditional Let All .My Life Be Music.. .Spross The program is from 3 to 4 p.m. with no admission. It is open to all friends of the university. Cates to Give Noon Sermon “What Christ Meaiu> to Me" will be the subject of the sermon by the Rev. Elbert H. Gates to be delivered I in Bowne hall at noon today in th* weekly university chapel service. All are invited to hear the Rev. Mr. Gates, a visiting minister, who |' is in his third year of co-ministry " at the First Baptist church of Los 11 Angeles. I In the development of his sermon, | the Rev. Mr. Gates plans to show j that faith has no meaning apart |. from the person of Christ. | “It Ls important that we be able f. to answer the question as to who * | he is.” he said. A graduate of Colgate university, ! the Rev. Mr. Gates was formerly pastor of the Oswego. N. Y., Baptist church and a member of the Rhode i Island Baptist convention. The musical background for tlie j service today will be the contribution of the music and worship class of the College of Music. These weekly short devotional services are sponsored by the Council of Religion, the College of Music, and the committee of chapel pro-I grams. Chancellor's Notice There will be a meeting of the administrative cabinet next Monday. Mar. 10. at 3:30 p.m. in the president’s sulie. R. B. von KleinSmid.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 38, No. 88, March 05, 1947|
by United Press Mattered cloudiness today and slight-farmer this afternoon.
Trojans, Chisox Play Today
Los Angeles, Cal., Wednesday, Mar. 5, 1947
Atomic Council Plans Forum For University
Speakers, Radio Play, Newspapers Inform Public of Dangers
Plans for conducting the first all-university forum -were announced at yesterday’s meeting of the Council on Atomic Implications by Robert P. Smith, secretary-general of the organization.
Tlie forum, to be sponsored jointly by the council and the International Relations student body, is tentatively scheduled for the week of Mar. 17. and is to be held in Bovard auditorium.
Another event in which the council will participate is a meeting of the Mechanical Engineers, on Mai'. 13. An official of the North American Aviation Corporation will be the guest speaker and will be followed by a speaker from the council. The theme. “Atomic weapons and their implications,” will* predominate in both speeches.
PETTENGILL SPEAKS Smith outlined tlie work accomplished by the council to date. Dr. Robert B. Pettengill. faculty adviser to the group, has made twTo speeches to sororities on campus. Smith and W. Bradford Shank, scientist, spoke before 1400 students at Luezinger High school, Hawthorne. Dr. Pettengill Ls to speak at the Blue Key meeting next Tuesday on the atomic age and its implications.
Space has been obtained in local newspapers and more stories will be published as writers are obtained by the council.
TLAN RADIO PLAY Smith expressed the hope tliat a : proposal to adapt a play for radio a definite demand for the causes antj acquire time on KUSC would be
and relief of speech defects which successful. The play under consideration deals with the atomic age and is adaptable for radio.
“The time is short and the task the parking sit uation con- jW1C hard, but we will spare no effort to
o present a big problem. u J**0 . ia'e f