Daily Trojan, Vol. 39, No. 2, September 16, 1947
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (DtTORIAC From Longer Skirts To Bound Foot PAGE TWO 4Amblirtg Andy Returns L xxxix 72 Los Angeles, Cal., Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1947 j Mtsbt Pbev«: I RI. 5472 ! No. 2 S. Retreats in Italy T Gives iwdown ASSC ien neophyte Trojans pick up Daily Trojans >n the next few to see top stories devoted to pus political issues, ASSC offi-and such mystic names as ires,” “Spurs,” “Key and Scroll,” "Skull and Dagger,” they may that they have entered some Ir-never land. To help alleviate Vtle of this confusion, here's a rundown of who’s who in your iated Student body, eking up the gavel to open the meeting of the student senate 5W night will be Paul Wild-, student body prexy for 1947-48. successor to Jim Mitchell, last chief executive, is a first senior, majoring in com-He is affiliated with Chi Phi ity, is a member of Blue Key served on the Interfrater-counciL Previously he has Troy as student chairman of jdent Uiijon and as chairman housing committee. MORF TOPS SOCIALS ie, diminutive Jeanette Morf, girl with big social ideas for k will serve this year as ASSC -prexy. past ruler of the ADPi Jea has been an activity in her first three years at | Kid performs a major function apping major dances and par-1 of the year. Omega's Sylvia Lovell came top choice in last spring’s elector the office of student body y. Miss Lovell is a member I Amazons, junior-senior womens’ Ice organiration. FLANAGAN PLANS ning duties as president of rs associated men students is ly Flanagan, who calls the Sig-Chi house home. Flanagan will get-acquainted smokers for old new men. and is planning AMS Insorship of an “Ideal Rooter” I test, such as the one last year jich sent an SC man to Notre ie game in South Bend as AMS ^st. Flanagan was a wartime SC ine trainee, a member of Blue and past president of his fra-aity. avy Seeks ew Cadets applications are still being ac-bteri for men under 21, now en-jied at SC. to enter the local unit | the NROTC as contract students, srding to Cmdr. T. E. Chambers, ecutive officer of the navy unit, 'ommaader Chambers said that Ptr a leu- places are left in the SC it, and that applications would ise in the very near future. |During training the navy will fur-sh NROTC students a complete lilorm. and during their junior ^d senior year a commuted ration lounting to approximately $20 per onth. | On graduation students will be jned in the naval reserve marine corps reserve as ensigns 2nd Lieutenants. Students will jt be‘required to make any com-ittments regarding active duty vice after graduation, but will be ible for active duty. ^Interested men may contact Consider Chambers in P. E. 103. Tasty Tidbit PALO ALTO.—<U.Rv—Are y o u a licker . . .? Do you like to between meals . . . • Would fou be interested in 10 minutes every two hours? If so, Stanford university has a >b for you. The Stanford research institute looking for food tasters, men or to test various samples of for flavor, texture, odor and Th* job requires two or three work a day — out of which M minutes will be spent In tasting. The rest of the be upecH firing the sen-IvbMiiNA Morgan Line Tension High; Slavs Force Withdrawal GORIZIA, Italy, Tuesday, Sept. 16—(UP)—Withdrawal of United States and British troops to the new Italian-Yugoslav frontier was completed at 12:30 a.m. today in a delicate and dangerous night operation forced by the troops of communist-dominated Yugoslavia. TENSION HIGH British troops began withdrawing at 10 p.m. and Americans at midnight. Authorities gave no reason for the scheduled change. Tension was high along the entire Morgan line, however. Earlier today Maj. Gen. Bryant E. Moore, commander of the United States 88th division, ordered Americans at 34 frontier posts w7hich one to be turned over to Yugoslavs that they were not to fire “except in self defense.” As the British and Americans withdraw, Yugoslavs will move up to their new temporary frontier, part of it bordering Trieste free territory. COMMON BORDER North of the territory, the Italians will take up the Gorizia frontier which has been guarded by the British and Americans. They will have a common bor PAUL WILDMAN • . , . best yet Prexy Greets Student Body Troy’s greatest year! Let this be our opening and closing statement for 1947-1948. I take this opportunity to welcome all students and extend the complete facilities of our student body offices to you individually and collectively. We start this fall with a new president. Dr. Fred D. Fagg. a man we can feel pleased and honored to call the president of our university. Under his leadership we Trojans will truly have a great year. Remember we are your student body officers. We welcome your assistance, advice, or criticism. The vice-president, Jea Morf, will be in her office. 230 Student Union every afternoon. She is your social chairman and can help you with your dances and other social functions. My office is 233 Student Union, and I shall also be available each afternoon. We are your servants. Our senate meetings are your senate meetings. They are held every other Wednesday evening in the Senate. 418 Student Union. Make this your best college year. Take an active part in student activities for you shall find them helpful and stimulating. Paul Wildman. ASSC President der with Yugoslavia for the first time since the armistice. Some American officers were obviously nervous about the night withdrawal. “With four armies on the move, anything can happen.” one said. Some units were confused by the sudden order to withdraw because formal ceremonies for handing over the new territory—formerly Italian —to Yugoslavia by top generals remained scheduled for 9 a. m. tomorrow. SECURITY CONTROL At 8 a. m. tomorrow (3 a. m. EDT> the free territory will be taken over by the American. British and Yugoslav military governments, each backed by 5000 troops. The security council will control the territory after it decides on a_governor. Meanwhile, only 5730 Venezia Giulia civil police were left to cope with Trieste riots and widespread disturbances throughout the territory. A genade blew off a man’s head tonight in the square that was named, ironically, “The Place of Unity.” Earlier this afternoon four bullets fired from a window killed a Yugoslav. NEWSMEN CHASED An angry Italian mob beat up a British writer and stripped his woman companion. The couple had been reading a communist newspaper and apparently were mistaken for Yugoslavs. American correspondents were chased by the same mob. One correspondent was knocked down, then stoned by young Italians as he ran for shelter. British Brig. W. Johnson’s car was stoned. Another mob halted a Col. Kilibordo.' Yugoslav chief liaison officer to the American military government, pulled him out of his jeep and manhandled him. Three genades were thrown into a cafe on the outskirts of Trieste, injuring one man seriously. Reports from Pola. the former Italian city turned over to the Yugoslavs under j the peace treaty, said two Yugoslav i officers who arrived to take over the administration tomorrow were roughed up by a gang of youths. Graduates to Face German Exams The Graduate School announces that a German examination for the doctor's degree will be held tomorrow at 4:15 p. m. in the German offices in Bridge hall. Other examinations will be held on Thursday, Oct. 23. and Thursday, Dec. 11, also in tlie German offices in Bridge hall. Permits must be secured in the Graduate School office. 160 Administration, before taking the examinations. Faculty Sports,Wamp Share Offices Daily Trojan sports scribes have deserted their former lair in the partitioned alcove of the DT city room. The athletic savants now hold sway in what was formerly half of the Wampus office. 403 Student Union. All sports stories and information, as well as requests for coverage, should be directed to the new office and not allowed to burden, the regular news staff in the city room, announced Benson Srere, sports editor. Although the sports office is now without a phone for the time being, the writers may be reached via the Blue Key phone at Ext. 270. Notice S D X ... MEMORANDUM TO FACULTY: An All-University faculty meeting is called for Tuesday, Sept. 16. at 4:15 in Bovard auditorium. President Fagg will be introduced to the faculty on this occasion. Eduoational Vice-President. A. 6. Raubenheimer, . . . national professional journalistic iraternity, pledges John Astengo, Bob Barnes, Bill McNeill Bob Fogarty. Don Yockey, and Hal Hodges must contact Charles Neis-wer.der, president, immediately. Neiswender will be in the Daily Trojan office any afternoon. Trojans Report on USNSA Meet Tell Plan of New Student Group Shakeup on Wampus Staff Brings New Style^Humor Promising the students of SC an inexhaustible supply of humor, humor, and more humor, the Wampus, formerly a trade journal for the members of the College of Undertaking, was yesterday formally inaugurated as a college humor magazine in an impressive dedication ceremony. Announcing the complete revision of policy, Willie the Wampusbird made a short speech. “In keeping with the new atomic age and new long skirts for women,” he said in part, “we are planning to specialize in atomically funny stories and skirt around anything that savors of the serious.” f New staff members for the coming semester were revealed during the mammoth demonstration held in the Wampus office, and farewell speeches were made by the outgoing staff. Last semester’s staff included Al Hix, editor; Art Buchwald,. managing editor; Bud Masters, movie editor; Al Rudoff, music editor; and Jim Mount, Bob Jones, and John Harris, staff artists. Under the new slogan of “Be Funny Even If It Kills You!” a sparkling fall staff will take over. New members will include Al Hix, editor; Art Buchwald, managing editor; Bud Masters, movie editor; Al Rudoff, music editor; and Jim Mount, Bob Jones, and John Harris, staff artists. He is continually searching for new talent, writers cartoonists, and other funny people are always welcome in the magazine’s new, constricted quarters. He also announced that all staff members are asked to attend a meeting in 404 Student Union tomorrow at 3. University of Wisconsin Hosts 400 Colleges at National Conference Five Trojans returned last week from the constitutional convention of the United States National Stldent association at the University of Wisconsin and awaited ASSC senate ratification, nl’essary before SC can join the fast-growing student organization. The USNSA. f$rmerly the National Student Organization, adopted the new constitution and will opers£e on a provisional basis until the new document is approved by a majority of the 400 colleges and um- New Leave Plan Announced by VA Officials Say Ixpedition of Checks Assured, Schedule CaH| for Annual 15 Day Leave versities represented at Madison. 800 ATTEND Milt Dobkin. John Houk, Diane Lockhart. Paul Wildman, and Pat Hillings represented SC at the 10-day convention at which more than is Administration, was announced today Sawhill, Band Plan Big Year WILLIE WAMPUS . . . loaded A new method |>f granting leave to veterans attending college under the *:il bill which will expedite payment of subsistence checks j&nd eliminate much paper work for the colleges and Veter.jr.; by VA officials. I Student veterans foi^nerly earned ■ • leave at the rate ox tw| and a half j days a month during tlhe school} i year. At the end of th f school year I ! the veteran student coi ,d apply his! accrued leave to an ^tension of j , training status and receive subsis- i ! tence allowance for it. $ f ' AUTOMATIC 1:|;AVE Under the new sysid'n veterans, upon enrolling for th|i school year at accredited colleges, 'p.ll automatically be credited with days leave and VA will continue ’f,hem on the subsistence rolls until days after the end of the school;- ear. If the veteran desi&s to attend summer school he will be continued Local Rents The Los Angeles city council by a 7 to 6 vote today rejected a proposal extending present city hotel rent controls from Oct. 1 to Dec. 1. Hotel room rental advances of 25 per cent above the June 30 level were provided in the control ordinance which expires Oct. 1. Florida Hurricane JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 15—(UP)—Residents began evacuating four playground beaches outside Jacksonville tonight as a booming hurricane pointed its nose of destruction straight at this Atlantic port of 200,000 population. Weather bureau experts said the most endangered area on the hurricane’s present course extended from around Melbourne, Fla., 170 miles to the south, Savannah, Ga„ 130 miles to the north. Senator Taft CLEVELAND, Sept. 15—(UP)—In a bitterly-phrased resolution, the Ohio CIO council today demanded the resignation of Sen. Robert A. Taft and said “millions of eager citizens” would sign petitions asking the Ohio Republican senator and potential presidential candidate to quit. At its ninth annual state convention here, the council charged Taft with “dis-service to Ohio and the nation,” on the subsistence ro|s without a break, provided there Jire no more than 15 days between.^terms. Veterans who do ij&t want the automatic 15 days ler.ve, which is charged against theii> entitlement, must notify VA at lea;- 30 days before the end of the si?iool year or other period of enrollment. COLLEGES TO CERTIFY VA is encouraging b p institutions of higher learning to certify enrollments of veterans for fie full school year and accept the, Obligation of notifying VA promptly’ of veterans interrupting their training at any tme before the end of the year. The new regulations also eliminate affirmative report* by colleges on conduct, progress, gwdes and attendance by veterans. :The institutions now need rei ort ;nly unsatisfactory progress and jnterruptions of training which wouid nave a bearing on subsisten^ allowance paid the veteran. | _ INTERRUPTIONS NO t COUNTED The new leave provisions will not apply to veterans inter|ipting their training before the encj of a term. In such cases, subsists.’;e payments will end on the date ‘raining was interrupted. * No leaves other than tlie automatic 15 day extension at. the end of the school year will be granted veteran students with the exception of the scholastic leaves offered by the educational institution?,; to other students. * “Fight on for old SC, our men fight on to victory.” Troy s maroon-clad Trojan band, 180 strong, begins another season under a new director, Clarence E. Sawhill. with the opening kickoff of the Washington State game September 27. Mr. Sawhill, who replaces Bill Gould last year's mentor, comes to SC with nine years experience as assistant band director at the University of Illinois. He received his A.B. from Bethany College. Linds-borg. Kansas, and his Masters Degree from Illinois University. EXPENSE-PAID TRIP Big item on the bandsmen's roster this season will be an expense paid trip to the “Cal” game Oct. 25. Reminders of last year’s Stanford trip have produced a high degree of pre-game spirit for the future jaunt. Last , year's., drum., major,.. Tom Walker, and drummer Fred McCail. have forsaken the sound of flowing flutes, and marching feet. They're both playing football for Jeff this year and hope to hit the field before and after half-time; a change for the better they hope. SPORT NEW UNIFORMS The band, last year’s “Toast to the Coast,” not to be outdone by the latest trends in fashion, has new uniforms in which the torso is even more so. Practice will be held in Cinema 9, and auditioning of prospective members will continue throughout the week, according to Mr. Sawhill. “Openings are still available,” he said, “and students^ trying out need not be members of the music department.” New President Interviewed by DT Despite Clamor of Alteration Crew The first thing you notice about Dr. Fred D. Fagg Jr. is the strength and firmness of his features. His strong jaw fits in well with the impression created by his large but well proportioned build. Dr. Fagg is a strong man. both physically and in personality. There is no escaping that fact. Phone repairmen were working in and out of his office yesterday as he talked to a Daily Trojan representative. With the utmost calm, Dr. Fagg handled pressing routine business and the minutiae of telephone testing. He seemed to be capable of infinite reserve end ability to go on unheeding in the center of somewhat chaotic conditions. When asked about the difference between SC's campus as it stands today and as it was during his previous tenure here in 1927-28, Dr. Fagg said that the change in the intervening years has been positively amazing. He saluted Chancellor Rufus B. von KleinSmid and other administration leaders for their foresight in expanding campus facilities . Troy's new president added that the main problem in the coming years will be to keep up with the great strat* on buildings, faculty, and administration occasioned by the permanent expansion ol college education in this count.*,/. “I found out about Svi’s size when I parked my car this ilorning,” he added. i One building which vas not on the local scene when Dr. Fagg last saw SC has now beccjine a landmark among institution..' of its kind: the University library. The new president explained his desire to see a new program of exp. ision in library facilities: , “Our library is knowi all over the United States for its iiae, beauty, and accommodation*, What we need now is an increase in the number of books and the means of circulating them more rapidly.” Dr. Fagg expressed interest in student government at SC. He recalled that campus politics at Northwestern, where he served as vice-president and dean of faculties, fell into much the same patterns as do Troy’s. Such patterns, he feels, must be universal, since they probably serve a purpose in expressing the views of both organized and nonorganized students. At Northwestern. Dr. Fagg explained, living groups are designed (Continued on Page Four) JOHN HOUK • . . conventional 800 delegates from other school* j were present. The provisional government of the USNSA will be operated on a temporary basis by virtue of the executive committee, composed of 27 regional chairmen into which the country is divided. A proportional representation amendment was adopted by the convention which gave regions haring more than 55,000 students two representatives against one for the smaller regions. The California-Nevada segment elected two men to the executive committee, Dick Heg-gie. UC. and Dick Hough, UCLA PANELS FORM Three panels on student problems j and activities were organized while | the session met to study certain ; problems of American students. The first of these, student govern-| ment and its problems, had Wild-; man and Dobkin participating tor SC. Diane Lockhart and John Houk represented Troy on the international student afiairs panel. Th? third panel was education and its opportunities. Membersliip in the USNSA was restricted to student bodies of colleges and universities and no other groups will be allowed to participate. ALM TO REPRESENT The aim of the group is to represent opinions of students in the United States, aud to represent this country abroad in its dealings with foreign schools. Another major aim Is to set policy to solve student needs and problems which might arise in post-war education. All of Troy’s delegates were unanimous in their praise of the group's work and cooperation between the universities represented at Madision. SERIOUS PROJECT “It is one of the linest movements ever to originate on any campus.” said Miss Lockhart. “The attitude of the men and women attending the conference was one of seriousness and a desire for cooperation between the schools of this nation in facing the growing problems of our time '* The primary purpose of the convention was to ratify the proposed constitution, which it did almost unanimously, abolish the temporary steering committee and appoint the new executive committee of the USNSA. Both of the latter two were also accomplished. National headquarters for the group is to be located on the Wisconsin campus, but the annual convention will be rotated throughout the states.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 39, No. 2, September 16, 1947|
From Longer Skirts
To Bound Foot
Los Angeles, Cal., Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1947
Mtsbt Pbev«: I
RI. 5472 !
S. Retreats in Italy
ien neophyte Trojans pick up Daily Trojans >n the next few to see top stories devoted to pus political issues, ASSC offi-and such mystic names as ires,” “Spurs,” “Key and Scroll,” "Skull and Dagger,” they may that they have entered some Ir-never land. To help alleviate Vtle of this confusion, here's a rundown of who’s who in your iated Student body, eking up the gavel to open the meeting of the student senate 5W night will be Paul Wild-, student body prexy for 1947-48. successor to Jim Mitchell, last chief executive, is a first senior, majoring in com-He is affiliated with Chi Phi ity, is a member of Blue Key served on the Interfrater-counciL Previously he has Troy as student chairman of jdent Uiijon and as chairman housing committee.
MORF TOPS SOCIALS ie, diminutive Jeanette Morf, girl with big social ideas for k will serve this year as ASSC -prexy. past ruler of the ADPi Jea has been an activity in her first three years at | Kid performs a major function apping major dances and par-1 of the year.
Omega's Sylvia Lovell came top choice in last spring’s elector the office of student body y. Miss Lovell is a member I Amazons, junior-senior womens’ Ice organiration.
FLANAGAN PLANS ning duties as president of rs associated men students is ly Flanagan, who calls the Sig-Chi house home. Flanagan will get-acquainted smokers for old new men. and is planning AMS Insorship of an “Ideal Rooter” I test, such as the one last year jich sent an SC man to Notre ie game in South Bend as AMS ^st. Flanagan was a wartime SC ine trainee, a member of Blue and past president of his fra-aity.
avy Seeks ew Cadets
applications are still being ac-bteri for men under 21, now en-jied at SC. to enter the local unit | the NROTC as contract students, srding to Cmdr. T. E. Chambers, ecutive officer of the navy unit, 'ommaader Chambers said that Ptr a leu- places are left in the SC it, and that applications would ise in the very near future. |During training the navy will fur-sh NROTC students a complete lilorm. and during their junior ^d senior year a commuted ration lounting to approximately $20 per onth.
| On graduation students will be jned in the naval reserve marine corps reserve as ensigns 2nd Lieutenants. Students will jt be‘required to make any com-ittments regarding active duty vice after graduation, but will be ible for active duty.
^Interested men may contact Consider Chambers in P. E. 103.