Daily Trojan, Vol. 40, No. 77, February 11, 1949
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I House Committee Hits Snag ie International house littee has received a set-in its plans for leasing nouse on Portland street, jar the Row. but plans to go .*ead and look for another "use, according to Omar Ku-.ishi. committee cha irman. The committee was appointed by the ASSC senate] } locate a suitable house for for-ign students. Later the comm.nee : ?ported to the Senate that it had j Jund a house which it planned to ?ase. Vol. XL Los Angeles, Calif., Friday, Feb. 11, 1949 No. 77 Chinese Reds Delay Peace Mission Again The if ter Lhe [tee pi neviously leomm:' itee was .annistr ation to own. Mear 1 while. K; interna ,tional i ity. lei ised the House committe “Apa rt from which is always i all over tee ha; again with me. on ahe ad lookm =kec by head immenda-ion, but, ministra-ttee that maintain Lhe price coinmit-ed. The the ad- a Alph< rracial iuse. sc .as out >erience . asset. iin My hat it ' d we a l Chi, an fratern-that I of luck, gained, we have comm it -vill work re going new house,' Kureishi What Are They? Hillel Hears About Rights ‘Hum an Rights _ What Are They?” wa s the questi< >n before Dr. Martin H Neumeyer. SC sociology | pro! esse ir, j at Hillel s li incheon yes- i terday. Dr. Ne urn ever str essea three | democrs ItlC pnncipies ; as the basis ; of hun rights: eq uality, free- 1 doms a nd rjehti, and self-govern- j ment. ‘ Human rights can be more successfully exercised in a democracy/’ fcaid Dr. Neumeyer. * Democracy has a wider base. It depends on a people, while a dictatorship depends on one man.’’ TRACES HERITAGE In discussing the American way, he traced the steps of our heritage starting with England's Common Law. the Petition of Rights, and the Magna Charta. He pointed cut that immigrants brought with them the strong desire for freedom. • Their efforts were rewarded by tlie ] Declaration of Independence, expounding man's unalienable rights. * In the Bill of Rights are the ! four freedoms and six rights of man, guarded by the check and balance system of our government,” added Professor Neumeyer. He stated that the safeguarding of human rights is being attempted in some form. He pointed out that Australia prides herself on being the most conscious of her social responsibilities and that Czechoslovakia gives special attention to minority groups. CJTES RUSSIANS He listed the civil liberties outlined in the Russian constitution. These are the right to work, to rest end leisure, to maintenance during old age. to education, equality cf sexes and races, and freedom of worship. He concluded his talk by emphasizing the importance o: the protection of liberty, life, security, property, and equality of citizenship. NANKING. China, Friday. Feb. ; 11—<l.P'—The flight of, the Nationalist peace mission was post-j poned again toaay at the request ■ of the Chinese Communists. The postponement came as a high government source said that President Li Tsung Jen and other ; top government authorities had joined Sun Fo in a belief that the Communists do not desire peace or early negotiations. A telephone call to Dr. W. W. Yen, heading the peace mission from Shanghai, instructed the government delegates to wait until j Sunday. The doctor and his associates were pi^pared to leave Wednesday when a similar telephone | call advised them to wait until to- ! day. NO REASON GIVEN The postponement was announc- ! ed by Kan Chia Hou, the personal representative of Li Tsung Jen. j Kan has been the liaison officer ! Detween the government and pri- I vate missions. He annouced no rea- | son was given for the Communist’s desire for delay. A high source said that the pres- j iaent was expected to go to Canton shortly to cooperate with Sun Fo and the cabinet in beginning j final preparations for a iast ditch battle. Tlie source said Li probably j would continue to remain part-time in Nanking as a symbol of the government's willingness to j talk peace but that meanwhile, in view of "the collapse of peace ne- j gotiations," the government will .' rush preparations for the expected | Communist spring offensive against j the Yangtze line. STOP FORTIFYING Only yesterday, civic leaders ask- j ed Li to stop fortifying the Yangtze river line and declare Nanking j and Shanghai open cities. The source said United States j aid coupled with a broad grant ot ; supervisory authority may again b° j sought both in the military and j economic fields. The Government, | he said, already had mapped a tax j reform program which would be offered £us a talking point to justify j such a request. HOSTESSES FOR today's Welcome Weekend are Alpha Phis. Top row: Audrey McLaughlin, Lucy Van Liew, Jeam Hcmley, and Jo Federcell. Lower row: Ann Carpenter, Emma Lou Woodward, Betty Sudier, and Joan Millak. Everyone is invited to join th efun at the house. Delta Sigs, Alpha Phis Welcome All Students are invited to Welcome i Weekend this afternoon from 2 to | 5 for dancing and entertainment at ! the Delta Sigma Phi house, 2831 i University avenue. Alphr Phis will act as hostesses. Welcome Weekend is sponsored every Friday afternoon by the Delta Sigs and a wo'ian': campus organization. The purpose of W'elcome Weekend is to provide students with entertainment, to help them to meet new friends, and to acquaint them with worthwhile activities of campus organizations. said Chuck Jones, president of Delta Sigma Phi. The Alpha Phis, today’s hostesses. are giving aid to cardiac patients and blue babies. They provide transportation for patients to and from the hospital, supply them with books, phonographs, entertainment, and read to them. Every spring the Alpha Phis hold a bazaar to help finance their philanthropic work. Lucy Van Lieu. Alpha Phi presi-' dent, and Chuck Jones. Delta Sig : president, invite all students to come i over and get acquainted. Nominates Six Executive Posts Evans, Fruhling Tabbad Candidates to Lead Row Six men were nominated for executive positions on Interfraternity council last night as the group held its first meeting of the semester. Don Evans, Lambda Chi Alpha, and Gene r milling, r*; Kappa Alpha, were nominated for the office of president. -ig.ia Ph. Chuck Jones and*-----—> Phi Delta Theta Bill Adams were Light will flood the long-dim Row "in the near future,” if the Department cf Water and Power follows through on a recently proposed installation p’rn. In answer to a letter from John McElderry, member of the Greater University committee, Councilman Don A. Allen Music Student Plans Recital Expert Talks On Fish Food Dr. G. E. MacGimte, director of ■ Kerckoff Marine laboratory, will over the world 1 speak on ‘ Food o: Marine Animals ' at a faculty-student reception in i the student lounge. Tuesday, from ! 4 to 6 p.m. The program is sponsored by the I Zoology club, which was organ zed t on campus last semester to pro-' mote active interest in zoology. I Plans of the group uiclude field ! trips, guest speakers, and other activities. Officers recently elected are Rob-i ert Lyons, president; Kenry Robinson. vice-president: George Mor-j rell. treasurer: Howard Winter, sec-; retary: Frances Wilson, graduate | representative; John Dickey, senior representative: Herbert Thomas, junior representative; Richard j Glass, sophomore representat.ve; j and Gene Cleary, freshman repre-I sentative. Jerome Landsman, graduate music student, will present a violin recital Monday in Hancock auditorium at 8:30 p.m. Featured on the program will be Sonata in G Minor, Tartini; Concerto No. 4 in D Major, Mozart; Sonata for Violin and Piano, Cesar Franck; “Der Zephyr.” Jeno Hu-bay; “Nigun,” Ernest Bloch; March from ‘Love for Three Oranges,” Prokofieff-Heifetz, and Roumanian Folk Dances. Bela Bartok. Landsman will be accompanied by Mary Hempleman. a student cf Gwendolyn Williams. The violinist, who is studying with Anton Maaskoff. was concert master for two years at Lane high school. Chicago, and won the Chicago public high school violin contest in 1941. He won first place in a national music contest in Indi-cnapolis. Landsman received his bachelor of music degree at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, where he studied with Jacques Gordon, founder of the Gordon String quartet. For three seasons Landsman was a member of the Rochester Philharmonic orchestra, working under guest conductors Eric Leinsdorf ana Sir Thomas Beecham. He appeared as soloist w.th the Eastman School Symphony orchestra and in solo recitals, and played with quartet and chamber music groups in the east. chas informed the committee that j lights will be provided scon. The | plan calls for additional lighting on : University avenue between Jeffer- j son boulevard and 28th street and cn 23th between Hoover boulevard and Figueroa street. William E. Lauer, street light en- j gineer. told Allen that the Depart- j ment of Water and Power had or- j dered installation in 1947, for this j area has long provided an invita- i tion to moral offenders. Women j students have eepressed fear for; their safety when returning from j night classes. The committee on street lighting ; will meet Wednesday at 2 to dis- ! cuss latest development. The Los 1 Angeles police department outlined j available police protection and sug- Howard gested individual precautions to be used until the project is completed. on NBC Classroom Shifts Listed Effective immediately, the i lowing classroom changes in the I j spring schedule were announced by j ! the office of educational vice-pres-I ider.t. Chemistry: 236 a023) 4:15 TTh i j to 163 SC. ! Commerce-m a n a g e m e n t: 162 (1923R' i2-1:40 Th to 103 Annex, j Economics: 232b <2667* 7-8:40 T j to office. Electrical Engineering: add 166L | (1) Electrical Machinery Lab 11 7-9.40 M 3402H 100 Engr. English: 60b <4212) 10 MWF to j 306 Br; 137b '4248> 10 MWF to 303 i Br. German: add 55b <3i Scientific j German 8 ‘MW 5236R 205 Br H ! Mathers. Italian: change time and room of Mail Deluges Music Series SC was giver* the highball tins . week for its “Pioneers Music” program, a radio course with symphonic illustrations. Acceptance was assured Mr the i SC-NBC series as overloaded Uni-j versity College workers waded through bags of mail from listeners in all parts of tlie country. Last week's program on “Pioneers of Harmony,” featuring the | Kansas City symphony orchestra, brought out more than 1000 requests to enroll in the course. Members of the extension class are furnished materials by the university. Their reports on the programs are graded here and mailed back with comments and suggestions. Tlie course officially starts March 1. but warmup programs may be heard every Saturday at 4:30 p.m. The Baltimore symphony will play for the YMCA Symphony” broadcast tomorrow j afternoon. Among the other groups to appear in the series of 17 airings are j dence halls are being canvasscd for the Pittsburgh symphony and the 0ff_ : Buffalo Philharmonic. Dr. Pauline Alderman, associate professor and head of the depar named for vice-president. Only one nominee was named ior * each of the offices ol secretary and treasurer. ‘For secretary, Cal-'] vin Schmidt, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. ! and for treasurer, Dave Moscowitz, 1 Pi Lambca Phi. Election oi Oii._«..o \..ii be iiHd Thursday at tiie next meeting of j the IFC. Further nominations will ; be made at that time. LIGHT WANTED Steps have been taken to improve the street lighting on cam- j | pus and in the vicinity of the Row. j l The city has promised action “in j ! the near future” along 28th street. ... : and it is hoped by the council that i te 1 av within six months there will be adequate lighting on University I avenue from Hoover street to the Row. and in alleys on either side j of 28th street. j Delta Sigma Phi, 2831 University ■ avenue, will hold the Friday social j get-together. Welcome Weekend. this afternoon. Every student of ■ the university is invited to enjoy the refreshments and entertain- i ment offered Purpose of the j parties is to get Trojans better ac-j quainted with each other and with ' campus organizations and activities. BOOKS WANTED The Trovet Book fair was an-' nounced to members. Students short on cash who had books they j 0f all students in the eolleee and LAS Council Applications Ciose Today Last call was issued today lor students to apply for membership cn the LAS council for this semester. Applicants must be enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. Application interviews will be m 229 Student Union rom 11 until all are taken care of. Applications may be filled out I just before the interview. Jack Silverstein. LAS president, j said that members of last semest-! er's council may qualify for the j new council. ! Prospective LAS presidential or ; vice-presidential candidates must i also apply now. A recent amendment of the LAS constitution, requires that a candidate for either j office must have served at least | one semester on the council. “We should like, if possible to have on the council a member from each department in LAS.” Silver-! stem said. "The purpose of the I group is to represent the interests wished to buy or sell, were urged to take advantage of the service. Trojans will meet in the Student lounge from 2 to 5 p.m. and carry on exchanging or selling of books with fellow students. UCLA Contest Dobkin Names SC Debaters to act as their governing body. This is possible only if each department of LAS is represented cn the council.” Meetings for this semester wJl be held from 12:20 to 1:15 in 413 , Student Union. Announcement oi : the first meeting and names of , council members will appear in ' Monday’s paper ' One activity planned for the new group will be an infoimal party i^iext Friday at Howard Lipstone's ; home. honoring Dr. Tracy E. Strevey, dean of the College of Letters. Arts, and Sciences. j^iiLE d'/AiiS , wants members YMCA Opens Member Drive the Seeking 5000 new member'. Jones Memorial launches its dr.ve today. Al fraternities and men’s resi- members. Students who live campus can apply for membership SC participants in the UCLA Invitational Speech Events tournament at UCLA have been announced by Milt Dobkin. graduate manager. In the discussion sequence division are Howard Kotler. Bill Mcnt-apert, Jim Norcop, Charles Rim-Pioneers of the mer, Al Wiggins, and Milt Pusim. Under the division of extemporaneous speeches are Dale Drum, Bill Montapert. Oran Palmer. Charles Rimmer. Betty Underhill, and Al Wiggins. Original oratory speakers are vard auditorium and the fol- : Union, Dave Evans, YMCA president. said. An ambitious program has been j outlined by the YMCA executive j ; board for Lhe spring semester, in- j i eluding intramural athletics, for- ! | ums and discussions, all-U assem- ; j blies, participation in national and ! j international student sponsored projects, community youth and J boys’ club work, and a large sohed-1 ule of social and recreational j events. The popular .'ports’ smokers of lact year, which presented promi-1 nent national figures in the world , of sports, will be one of the high- j lights of the Y's program. Their outstanding effort last year ; Student j lure, is the chairman of the Pioneers of Music committee at SC. Price Control Goes 221a (5561) to 11-12:50 TH in 104 : was the campu~> book drive which Trovet Book Bazaar Begins Students with & flair for horse trading will have an opportunity to practice on a smaller scale this afternoon from 2 to 5 in the student lounge during the Trovet-sponsored ’Book Fair,” where a booming business in the used books is expected. The event will give financially insolvent veterans and others an opportunity to pick up textbooks at cut-rate prices. Anyone with a book to sell or a book to buy may go to the section of the lounge designated for his book and there can deal directly with prospective student purchasers or buyers. Members of Trovets and of Alpna Phi Omega, national scout fraternity, will be on hand to halp, but will not take part in the transactions. Trovets formerly attempted to handle the used book trade tor veterans by means of a card lhe. but is now experimenting with the “Book Fair” as a means to provide more books to more people for less money. Each person is expected to set a price for the book he wants to sell and price wars are encouragea. Jun Roberts, president of the Council on Atomic Implications and Trovet in charge of the book exchange project, expressed hope that everyone with an SC textbook gathering dust around the house will be present this afternoon to make money and meet people without joining a pyramid club. if a lot of students turn out. 11 successful, it will become a regular event each semester.” stated Roberts. Trovets’ membership drive ends today. The Trovet bootn m front of the Student Union will be open from 9 this morning untU 4 this afternoon to accept applications. Membership is open to any honorably discharged veteran, regardless of race, religion, color, or creed. Dues is 50 cents per semester. Plans fcr the present semester include visits to students, reactivation of the housing commission, and starting an athletic committee to sponsor teams in SC intramural athletics. Membership forms will be available in SC D. Pharmacy: Pharmaceutical Chemistry; 113L (7C'51> Lec 11M to 114 Br. Physics; 30aL <U82-1j 7-8:40 MW to 163 SC. Speech; add 121 (3> Art of Interpretation 10 MWF (9388) 110 An-j nex; 121 <3) Art of Interpretation ill MWF «9389' 210 Annex; 122a i (2) Storytelling 9 TTh <93D0> 99 Annex. Change 122a (9384) 8 TTh ' to 208 Spch A. Greater University To 'Pressure' City at the tables placed in front of Bo- ment of music history and litera- Oran Palmer. Dean Pic 1. and Betty Underhill j Listed as impromptu speakers are Dave Cooney. Howard Kotler. j Jim Norcop, and Dean Pic’l. Prof. Alan Nichols, head debate coach. W. Charles Redding, head i of the speech department: and Fred iwman. assistant debate ; coach, v ill accompany the team. Milt Dobkin .s the graduate man-j cger of the team. All students ar? invited to at-j tend *the tollmen:. it. It will take j place at UCLA's Royce hall Saturday, Feb. 12. frcm 8:30 a.m. to 6 1 p.m. Non-Veteran . . . freshmen interested in the Air ROTC program should see Major Horn of the SC unit. 902 West 37th i street, before Saturday. This is the last chance tc enter the program. W.th the inte.ior a. ca oi Exposition park “as good as lost" for student parkins, Eob Flowers, chairman of the Greater University hospitalized SC' committee, plans to bring fresh pressure to bear on the City coun- LgC't’Lir© cil. Flower was noncommittal on the details of the committee’s iatest move, but he implied that full stu- nelted over 67,000 books for the; University cf the Ph lippines in ; Manila. "This venture.” according. to Evans, “which established good j will throughout the Orient, resulted in the Philippine government ' dedicating an entire w.ng of their j newly constructed universi y library to the World War II Trojan dead.” Thi project won for the Y the AMS award as the outstanding rn-n’s organization on campus for 1947-48. A large go’d cud was also prescn ed to the organization by Chancellor Rufus von KieinSmid "t the A' 'S assembly last May. The C:'r;iice!l~r oral ~d tue group for their out~ and 117 achievement in 1 promoting “good will in the Far j East.” Education Notice All applicants for teaching or administration credentials who expect to complete requirements for the university's recommendation for their credential in June or during the summer session must make applications by Feb. 21. Blanks may be oiita.ncd iroi.i th» credential secretary. 3 5 7 Administration building. Signed: Osman R. Hull. Dean of School of Education • Today s Headlines bv United Press 4'The fair can be a success only 405 Student Union after this week. ... by Prof. Norman Kharasch 011 "Scission of Sulfur-Sulfur Bonds in Organic Molecules” will be given dent cooperation would be needed, in 107 Science hall, at 4:15 today. Truman Asks Prompt Tax Boost WASHINGTON. Feb. 10— President Truman today said bluntly that taxes must be increased without delay, and promptly headed into a battle with Democratic tax leaders in Congress. The president was supported by Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snyder who called on Congress to write Mr. Truman’s proposed S4 billion general tax boost into law- "as soon as possible." Li Asked to Unfortify Yangtze NANKING. China, Feb. 10—Civic leaders today appealed tc Acting President Li Tsung-Jen to declare Nanking and Shanghai open cities and to stop fortifying the Yangtze river line. The appeal asked Li to declare open the entire area between the two cities, which would give the Communists an unopposed river crossing into Nationalist south i tickets will be distributed at the China. I games. FRED HARPER . . . favorable response Harper Seeks Frosh Relays Approval for the first in a series ot proposed frosh interscnool relays will be sought when the freshman council meets this afternoon. 3:15 Annex 202. Several universities have accepted invitations to participate in the event tentatively scheduled for Apr. 30. "We hope the meet will become a tradition among freshman activities.” said Fred Harper, class president. “We already have sent cui ieelers for a similar event in 1950. and response indicates favorable acceptance among all schools approached.” Committee reports on plans for Hi day will also be submitted. Hi day. scheduled for Mar. 25, is to be an entire day devoted to freshman activit.es. Hi ball, a nightccp dance devised to acquaint old and new fre:hmen. will climax the day. The freshman council is assisting the Orientation committee in planning the AMS smoker fcr Thursday. This event is part ot the or:-entat.cn program for men sudents. Rooter Tickets end ion. ,;or by claimed a. 1 ; of lice. Stu-l t.iis a.ternc un -No
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 40, No. 77, February 11, 1949|
I House Committee Hits Snag
ie International house littee has received a set-in its plans for leasing nouse on Portland street, jar the Row. but plans to go .*ead and look for another "use, according to Omar Ku-.ishi. committee cha irman. The committee was appointed by the ASSC senate] } locate a suitable house for for-ign students. Later the comm.nee : ?ported to the Senate that it had j Jund a house which it planned to ?ase.
Los Angeles, Calif., Friday, Feb. 11, 1949
Chinese Reds Delay Peace Mission Again
[tee pi neviously
leomm:' itee was
.annistr ation to
Mear 1 while. K;
interna ,tional i
ity. lei ised the
“Apa rt from
which is always
i all over
again with me.
on ahe ad lookm
immenda-ion, but, ministra-ttee that maintain Lhe price coinmit-ed. The the ad-
a Alph< rracial iuse. sc .as out >erience . asset.
hat it '
d we a
l Chi, an fratern-that I of luck, gained, we have comm it -vill work re going
What Are They?
Hillel Hears About Rights
‘Hum an Rights _ What Are
They?” wa s the questi< >n before Dr.
Martin H Neumeyer. SC sociology |
pro! esse ir, j at Hillel s li incheon yes- i
Dr. Ne urn ever str essea three |
democrs ItlC pnncipies ; as the basis ;
of hun rights: eq uality, free- 1
doms a nd rjehti, and self-govern- j
‘ Human rights can be more successfully exercised in a democracy/’ fcaid Dr. Neumeyer. * Democracy has a wider base. It depends on a people, while a dictatorship depends on one man.’’
In discussing the American way, he traced the steps of our heritage starting with England's Common Law. the Petition of Rights, and the Magna Charta. He pointed cut that immigrants brought with them the strong desire for freedom. • Their efforts were rewarded by tlie ] Declaration of Independence, expounding man's unalienable rights.
* In the Bill of Rights are the ! four freedoms and six rights of man, guarded by the check and balance system of our government,” added Professor Neumeyer.
He stated that the safeguarding of human rights is being attempted in some form. He pointed out that Australia prides herself on being the most conscious of her social responsibilities and that Czechoslovakia gives special attention to minority groups.
He listed the civil liberties outlined in the Russian constitution. These are the right to work, to rest end leisure, to maintenance during old age. to education, equality cf sexes and races, and freedom of worship.
He concluded his talk by emphasizing the importance o: the protection of liberty, life, security, property, and equality of citizenship.
NANKING. China, Friday. Feb.