Daily Trojan, Vol. 39, No. 55, December 03, 1947
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t SOUTHERN EDITORIAL Burma Wins Her Freedom CALIFORNIA Orojkn >AG€ FOUR—i— Cecil Brown Will Give Back Alley New« XXXIX 72 Los Angeles, Cal., Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1947 McM Pk«M' RI. 5472 No. 55 ueen Crowned as Troians Cheer s i$ii j * MMi DT photo by Jerry Winikur [rand SWEEPSTAKES WINNER of the homecoming house-dorm decoration contest was exhibit of Pi Kappa Alpha. The winning scene shows Tommy Trojan in the Rose >wl, and th# Trojan campus is spread in gold floral arrangement before Tommy. A rain-orm directly before the judging began failed to dampen the spirit of the annual affair, ita Theta Pi took first place in the fraternity group while Alpha Epsilon Phi coasted in >nt in the sorority competition. Ewart Named As Winner In Close Vote i Amid squeals of feminine delight President Fred D. Fagg Jr. yesterday fitted the silver crown of the homecoming queen onto the brown locks of Maxine Ewart, 18-year-old freshman, who gained the Helen of Troy title over four other contestants in what was termed “extremely close balloting.” More than 750 Trojans jammed.-——- hibits Trace ojan Sports powers that be of Doheny Lorial library and Phelps-Terkel I f I seeing eye-to-eye on at least |subject this week. Both insti- have seen fit to provide >hic displays tracing the y of SC football teams and j events. three-window display on the i of the university library j rs firsts in the Trojan ath- j record. An eye-catching pic- j is the one showing SC's first j jllegiate athletic team of 1889.j sport they participated in is i |explained but the equipment j to have consisted of a bicycle : something that looks like a [put on the end of a five-footj ROBERT RYAN . . . movie man Hillel Council Drive Stars founded in 1881. is shown | ^ . — <n.i. ___i____ * - — Cinema Men BACK BAND first Trojan band of 14 mem This may have been the of that day. although they have been there to give inion and/or support. Robert Ryan, star of the moving picture "Crossfire." will be guest at year 1904 was a different I the Hillel house this afternoon from That year the football team 2 to 5 p.m. Mr. Ryan will informally discuss current problems facing the Hollywood movie industry today. The screenactors appearance is sponsored by the Hillel council in conjunction with their recent stepped-up membership drive on the campus. Yesterday, the council presented Waldo Salt. RKO screenwriter, who discussed the screen and its poten tialities. Mr. Salt elaborated his theme by declaring that most studies exclude controversial social issues. The screen s main ability is to convey ideas. Mr. Salt aoted. and it has not taken full advantage of this opportunity. Two pictures that did show great social significance, he vm ■Races °r_M“kind" an early Charlie Chaplam comedy it home their first champion won over such gallant itions as Throop Polvtech-itute, Whittier state school. Angeles high school. To be ly Just to the boys, they also Occidental and Pomona RAH. SYRACUSE irHations were mailed in 1924 attend the first homecoming its. The program ls displayed features that the alumni at-kded that year Included a golf kcheon and tournament, men's women's football dinners, and meeting in Bovard. 8C s op-it at th* homecoming game the University of Syracuse. out the exhibit is a -montage made in 1926 which If past football team cap-In the corner of the photo-ls a young man, unmistakably Floats Readied For Huge Rally Approximately 35 floats are expected to tour University avenue in a huge prerally celebration Friday night, according to Roger Williams, chairman of theh Homecoming Vic-X)ry parade. One unique entry will be a chariot carrying Tommy Trojan and pulled by 11 weary men symbolizing the Irish squad. Darkness will not hamper the spectacle, Williams said, since outside lighting will line the parade route. Beginning at 6:30, the parade will form at University avenue and Exposition boluevard. filing down both sides of the street, winding up at the Shrine auditorium where a gigantic pregame rally is scheduled. Types of entries will vary in theme, with humor predominating. Fledge classes of fraternities and sororities are participating, some combining ideas for a single entry. “Top student body officers aren’t to be forgotten/’ Williams reported yesterday. ‘ Paul Wildman and Jea Morf will ride in style in a colorfully decorated convertible.” The queen will head the Victory parade if her homecoming float is finished in time. . . . ■ Entries for the Victory parade must be submitted to Roger Williams by 12:45 Thursday, 235 Student Union, at a meeting of all pledge presidents. at Phelps-I^rkel, local ?rdJLshers, King Football is with a fttQ window show-of photographs of Trojan var-captaftns and co-captadns since and pictures of SC* all-icanc. T^e piBtwws are fvotn company** tarn floUeoHao Bt called “Easy Street.” ••American culture cannot be re duced to the level of John Rankin, he aaid as he condemned the present anti-communist drive on Hollywood. Both pictures that he discussed ■r« shown to those attending his around the steps of Bovard at 12:3C to watch the coronation ceremony and pass personal judgment upon respective beauty of the five contestants arrayed in formals. ASSC President Paul Wildman opened the event with a short introductory speech followed by the presentation of Dr. Fagg. The bravely smiling contestants automatically became the four attendants of Queen Maxine when the SC president lowered the homecoming CKWML They are Patty Cullen. Peggy Heintz, Eleanor Pastore, and Pauline Tevis. THRILLED “I am thrilled and happy,” commented the queen soon after the ceremony. “It all came as a very great surprise.” The royal coed wore a long, white dress of jersey crepe with short sleeves and a V neck. She and her attendants were the oenter of several news photographers who took numerous pictures of the women and the ceremony. Escorted by Knight President Ernie Wilson and his lieutenant, Bill Winn, the pulchritudinous quintet arrived in a Tirebiter-nip£>ed convertible. With a portion of the SC band providing background music, the women were conducted between two rows of Squires to the auditorium steps, where ohs and ahs marked their appearance. PERSONALITY “Personality, poise, stage presence. general appearance, and voice were the basis for the judges voting,” said Wildman. “The points were numerically rated, one to five for each element, with the highest total winning.” Wildman. one of the contest judges, said he gave the new Helen of Troy a high rating in the voting because of her “queenly presence and smile.” Other judges were Milt Dobkin, Mitch Gamson, Joe Harbe-son, and Bill Middleton. Frank DeMarco was contest chairman. Backstage in Bovard the queen and her attendants had still more photographs taken after leaving through the arcade. Later they returned to the car under the Knight escort and drove toward the ADPi house. Ensemble Pianist To Head Program The Hancock ensemble will feature Mildred Seymour, pianist, when the ensemble presents its usual Thursday evening Hancock concert hour over radio station KUSC at 7 pjn.. tomorrow. Moderator for the evening will be William Strobridge. who is conductor of the group. He has been with the ensemble for many years. Miss Seymour and the ensemble will play Sonata in B Minor. Loe-illet; “Retour Du Pardou,” Rhene-Baton; Theme and Variations from Symphonie Concertante in C Minor, Mosart; and "Exaltation,” Turina Station KUSC is SC's official FM station and is found at 91.5 mega-qyciM on a radio dial. on 1 Player of Year Contest Related ‘•The SC football player of the year” will be chosen in an all-student election, Monday, Dec. 8, 1947, Trojan Knight Bill Middleton announced yesterday. “Any player on the SC varsity football team is eligible for the honor,” Middleton explained, “and the one receiving the most votes will have the unparalleled distinction of placing his cleatmarks in cement, next to the paw-prlnts of George Tirebiter In front of Phelps Terkel clothing store.” Students may vote between the hours of 9 and 4, at any of the 14 polling stations, upon presentation of their student identification cards. Knights stationed at the polls will stamp “Trojan Knights” on the back of each card to prevent possible “repeaters.” Location of the ballot boxes will be announced later in the week, Middleton said. A plaque, bearing the name of the player, will be presented Wednesday, Dec. 15. at noon, in front of Phelps TerkeL This plaque will become the permanent property of this year’s “player of the year.” Glass Drapes To Silhouette Trojan Horses Translucent glass drapes silhouetting giant Trojan horses and block SCs will greet alumni and students after they walk under the transplanted Alpha Rho Chi horse at the entrance of the Santa Monica Ambassador for the Homecoming dance Saturday evening. Featuring sweet and mellow music by Les Brown and “his band of renown’ ’and the newly signed Don Rogers trio, the dance is under the direction of the all-U dajnce committee with Manny Real as chairman. DANCING ATMOSPHERE Having received permission to use the huge Alpha Rho Chi horse, which won the “most symbolic” award for Homecoming house decorations Monday, at the Ambassador entrance, Mildred Hyde and her decorations committee of Bill Collins, Ernestine Aulgur, and Grafton Tanquary are creating a dancing atmosphere which has been described as “the most beautiful of any at all-U dances in years.” More than 700 bids to the final event of Homecoming week had been sold by the time the ticket office, second floor Student Union, was closed yesterday, according to Manager John Morley. The price is $3.60. IRISH GUESTS It was predicted that the last tickets might be gone by this evening if bid sales kept on at the same tempo as yesterday. A total of 1200 ducats were printed, with the Notre Dame and SC varsity players and their dates being guests at the dance. The Don Rogers trio, currently playing in the Surfside room of the hotel, will provide dancing entertainment during intermission. The group, composed of a vibraphonist, guitarist, and bass man, was one of the top popular combos at Catalina during summer vacation months. Senate . , . will not meet today because of Homecoming activities . The next Senate will meet on the following Wednesday. mkvtxip • t>T photo by Jerry Winikur MAXINE EWART £ crowned Homecoming queen by President Fred D. Fagg Jr. in special coronation cereim^ies held in front of Bovard auditorium yesterday noon. Shown with Queen Maxine ar^ two of the five finalists, Pauline Tevis, left, and Peggy Heintr, right. Maxine will reign* yver all homecoming festivities this week, including the football game The Trojan queen£<>elieves SC will trounce the Irish come this weekend. Helen <*f Troy Favors New Look, Forgets! to Look for Game Tickets “Naturally SC «.ll win, and by at least six points,” said green-eyed, smiling Queen Maxine Ewart, her|iajesty, Helen of Troy. Wearing the n<*7 look, of which she fully approves, and a bright smile, the happy freshman was both* surprised and thrilled at her coronation by President Fagg on the steps of Bovard yei^erday. Queen Maxine is 18 years old and hails from Long Beach where -f h Street, SMellow Larks Added Ito Show Bill she attended Polytechnic high school and Long Beach city college Queen Maxine is no stranger to fame and the plaudits of her fellow students. While in high school Maxine held the coveted post of song leader for two years. Then last year Identification catfs, faculty books, activity books—almost! at Loilg Beach clt? college she wi- anything except a Voter’s cap—will be accepted as evidence that the holder is SC student and eligible to attend the Jo Stafford broader# ts from the Shrine tomorrow at 4 and 8 p.m. Earle Risdon. public:'' chairman oiling broad- for the special homeco; .„e casts yesterday said f at earlier regulations restricting mission to bearers of activity boo; - had been rescinded so all Trojai.-* could attend. Admission to th r broadcasts and stage shows follosu* :g is free. Entertainers David St '' et and the Mellow Larks have prci y 5ed to appear on the Shrine sti| following the 4 pm. program. Tlif are heard Friday evenings on thei;. NBC variety show. Jack Carson £; slated to entertain following th*5 evening broadcast. J According to the res^ ts of balloting on campus Monde £ and Tues- day, Miss Stafford will sing three Trojan favorites on her coast-to-coast broadcasts. Songs chosen for the Stafford treatment are “Blue Skies.” “1 Wish I Didn't Love You So.” and “Stanley Steamer.” Miss Stafford will be accompanied elected campus cover girl and adorned the cover of a special edition of that school's magazine. PRETTY SISTERS Her majesty is a second semestei freshman, an art major, and a P: Phi pledge. Maxine comes from * lar&e fani.ly of six children, three of ' horn are g’-rls and. accord’ru, to the queen, more pretty than her-seL. The most tiiiiiliiit. moment so Faculty-Student>Grid Fray Set _____1 j ..... l fin \.... ___ * - f 1 o 11 Ka im by Paul Weston's orchestra and the far for Helen of Troy was her coro-Starlighters vocal group. Before nation yesterday, but coming festi-forming their present combo, mem- | vities promi.se more surprises ana bers of the quintet chirped with homecoming celebration. Glenn Miller. Six Hits and a Miss. COFFEE LOVEK and Stan Kenton’s Pastels. The five The youthful queen, who limits persons who have banded together her breakfasts to a single cup of to form the vocal group are Jerry j coffee, failed, in the flurry of ex-Duane, Howard Hudsoon, Pauline ' citement in becoming Helen of Troy. Byrns. Vince Degan and Tony Pa- to acquire tickets to the game rig j Thus, as 104,000 cheering strangers ----- 1 greet the queen, her mother and father will listen to descriptions of her over the radio. “Bring on those characters from South Bend.” the queen laughed. 1 “Notre Dame is just a myth." Bovard field will feel the impact of a different football team tomorrow at noon when the faculty gridiron chumers meet the student aggregation in four quarters of touch football which should leave no doubt in the minds of the spectators as to the athletic ability of a number of popular professors. Wilbert Hindman, associate professor of political science, heads the list of faculty pigskin players. Hindman will start at center. John M. Cooper, assistant professor of physical education, and David Eitzen, associate professor of religion will also start for the faculty. The four horsemen combination for the students will be Fred Knell at quarter; Al Kotler at left half, Bill Winn at right half, and Dick Eshleman at fullback. Herb Hynson, Al Hix, Milt Dobkin, and Art Buch- wald fill in for the eig j -man un dergraduate squad. S Under the sponsorships.>f the LAS council, the game wil)- be played on a 30 by 50 yard field. „ Jim Callanan, ex-Trojan varsity i, will referee the tussle. A pen‘ ty of five yards will be called for yone running. According to Free-Knell. LAS president, “This penalty ::.s included in our rules in order to * ve the faculty a chance to keep e* >ugh wind to teach their 1:15 p.m. iz) asses.” San. Barry, chief SC f^iball scout, has been named to coacf *the faculty squad and Johnny '^’amu, varsity grid player, will | Mentor the students. Barry and Na ^ iu will instruct the two teams game and will enlightel the gridders on the intricacies c* the T formation. * Crowds of students expected to witness the spectacle and sepa- rate rooting sections will be set up j for faculty and student enthusiasts. “There will be no card stunts,” stated Knell. *Vut cheering may run high at the titanic tomorrow;’ “Scouts from Notre Dame who have arrived early for Saturday’s game may be on hand to witness the battle,” said George Cathcart, member of the LAS council publicity committee. “If they do attend. I'm sure they will see a brand of ball that has never before been witnessed on any gridiron,” continued Cathcart. Lineups for the fracas will include many talented players. Two of the faculty members were one time all-before the j Americans and one gridder starred at Michigan in track. Student talent boasts no all-Americans but a couple of the ball handlers have been known to confuse the opposition with their pass deception. Events Scheduled For Homecoming Homec oming events for today (Dec. 3): 6:15 Education Alumni aoaoci-ation banquet at Scully’s restaurant. 48th street and Crenshaw boulevard. Homecoming events for tomorrow (Dec. 4): 3:30-5 pjn. Mortar Board reception at Delta Zeta house. 725 West 28th street. 4 p.m. first Jo Stafford Chesterfield broadcast at the Shrine auditorium. g p.m. second Jo Stafford Chesterfield broadcast at Shrine auditorium.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 39, No. 55, December 03, 1947|
|Description||Daily Trojan, Vol. 39, No. 55, December 03, 1947.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
Burma Wins Her Freedom
Cecil Brown Will Give Back Alley New«
Los Angeles, Cal., Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1947
ueen Crowned as Troians Cheer
DT photo by Jerry Winikur
[rand SWEEPSTAKES WINNER of the homecoming house-dorm decoration contest was exhibit of Pi Kappa Alpha. The winning scene shows Tommy Trojan in the Rose >wl, and th# Trojan campus is spread in gold floral arrangement before Tommy. A rain-orm directly before the judging began failed to dampen the spirit of the annual affair, ita Theta Pi took first place in the fraternity group while Alpha Epsilon Phi coasted in >nt in the sorority competition.
Ewart Named As Winner
In Close Vote
Amid squeals of feminine delight President Fred D. Fagg Jr. yesterday fitted the silver crown of the homecoming queen onto the brown locks of Maxine Ewart, 18-year-old freshman, who gained the Helen of Troy title over four other contestants in what was termed “extremely close balloting.”
More than 750 Trojans jammed.-——-
hibits Trace ojan Sports
powers that be of Doheny
Lorial library and Phelps-Terkel I f I
seeing eye-to-eye on at least
|subject this week. Both insti-
have seen fit to provide
>hic displays tracing the
y of SC football teams and j
three-window display on the i of the university library j rs firsts in the Trojan ath- j record. An eye-catching pic- j is the one showing SC's first j jllegiate athletic team of 1889.j sport they participated in is i |explained but the equipment j to have consisted of a bicycle : something that looks like a [put on the end of a five-footj
ROBERT RYAN . . . movie man
Hillel Council Drive Stars
founded in 1881. is shown | ^ .