Daily Trojan, Vol. 41, No. 29, October 20, 1949
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PAGE THREE Cravath Grooms Gifford Dai a n — PAGE FOUR — Reining Investigates Boulder City Vol. XLI 72 Los Angeles, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 20, 1949 Night Phone RL 5472 No. 29 enior Nominated or NAM Meet John G. Lowcher, a senior in trade and transportation, as been nominated by the university for the trip to the 4th Annual Congress of American industry, sponsored by e National Association of Manufacturers. Each university and college in the state has been asked --*to nominate its candidates, and from all of these one student will ravel Strike elays LAS uilding Work 1 by L P. SAVAGE Work will come to a halt on the ew Letters, Arts, and Science lilding in three or four weeks if e present crippling sand and gra-,1 strike continues. This prediction was made yes-rday by Edward Ogle, construc-n superintendent. Ogle also states far as I am concerned, the bruary completion date is al-ady sunk.” Sand still is being delivered in ificient quantities to keep the ricklayers at work, but the ready ix sand and gravel necessary for he pouring of 600 yards of con- I rete is cut off by the strike. Fore- ! ‘An Charles Gauthey said that the j mailer companies which have come o terms with the striking union 1 re furnishing material in limited uantities. At present there are 55 men com-sed of plumbers, bricklayers, teamfitters. sheet-metal workers, athers, and laborers still at work. Ifty others have been laid off, ncluding 32 carpenters. The prevailing opinion among orkers on the job is that the strike s an outlaw. Peyton McWilliams, architect's representative, felt that •any minority group striking for he benefit of all concerned is OK.” ut when a small group strikes for ts own benefit and threatens the ^elfare of many “it’s an outlaw." be chosen by lot to make the December trip to New York at NAM expense. One student from each state and one from the District of Columbia will be present at the congress and will be eligible to take part in a prize essay contest to foliow the meeting. Lowcher was chosen from a list of names submitted by a faculty committee on the basis of <his high graaepoint average, his business experience, and his interest in foreign trade as a career, said Dr. Frank R. Baxter, professor of English, yesterday. Lowcher is a member of Theta Chi and of several honorary societies. During the war, .he served in the merchant marine and later in the marine corps. KUSC Names 12 to Staff I Rod Requests pace Reservation Letters have been sent today to II organizations for space reserva-ons in the 1950 El Rodeo, said n Beyl and Doiores Dietrich, as-~tant editors. “The new deadline for space res-rvations is Saturday, Oct. 29. and yment for this space must be ade by Friday, Nov. 4.” they d. All professional and honorary rganizations will have group pic-ures this year. TV to Show Homecoming Parade Twelve students have been named to top KUSC staff positions for the school year, William Sener. head of the radio department, said yesterday. Appointed program director. Bill Wilder will supervise programming for the station. Ray Jarvis was named production director, with Elliott Douck as his chief producer and assistant. In the script department. Marilyn Wolf was named head of continuity acceptance Ior KUSC. Jim Rue heads the news, special events, and sports departments. Charles Reed was appointed public service director. Don Rickies will j “Bear Skin or Bust,” slogan for last Saturday’s game, coordinate the announcing staff of became a reality when Oskie, Cal’s pseudo-bear mascot, was whisked away by SC men from under the collective noses of OSKIE, the "beamapped" Cal mascot, looks a lot happier clowning with Tommy Trojan than he ever did at Strawberry Canyon. No one can persuade him to go back to Berkeley; he likes it here. Oskie Bearnapped From Cal by SC Rooters KUSC as chief announcer Jean Rotzler will be music director with Bob Wilkenson her chief assistant. Hal Rothenberg, traffic manager, will be responsible for daily programming and scheduling. Howard Cooper takes over as chief engineer, and George Woolery was named publicity director. This student staff comprises the program board of KUSC with Sener acting as chairman. The board is responsible fcr the adoption of program ideas, policy, personnel, and other operating functions of the station. cgistrar's j Greater-U Holds SoIm < interviews Today Oct. 29 is the last day to drop a course with a grade of “W ’ and even if work is not at passing quality when course is dropped. H. W. Patmore, Registrar Oct. 29 is the last day to drop course with a grade of “W.” H. W. Patmore, Registrar Interviews for Greater Univer-' sitv committee aspirants will be held today and tomorrow. 2 to 4 p.m., in the Blue Key office, 402 Student Union. Students who have not submitted j petitions can get them when they i are interviewed. Applicants with surnames beginning with A to N will be interviewed on Thursday, and those with O to Z on Friday. Cal rooters. What is Oskie? He’s the symbol of Cal student spirit represented by a bear costume, *-- which, when draped over the frame of some ardent rooter, brings cheering section rah-rahs during athletic activities. Oskie was abducted by members of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, led by President Cliff Shinn, who was leading a search for the SC banner, mysteriously missing during the game. Search for the banner halted when the hiding place of the mascot was discovered in the lower levels of Memorial stadium. Grabbing their 'prize, the grcup fled from enemy territory. For two years Oskie had been safely locked in a trunk between his public appearances at football games. Many attempts had been made by rival schools to kidnap him but all failed. Now that he has made his appearance on the SC campus the question arises as to the fate of Oskie. Telegrams sent to the Cal student organizations are unanswered. Lack cf comment on the part of the Cal student body indicates that they possibly have not been informed of the abduction. History of US Army Found In New Books Twenty-one new books on the history of U. S. armed forces in World Wars I and II have been acquired by the university library, Dr. Lewis F. Stieg, librarian, announced yesterday. Published by the historical division of the U. S. Army, they include a 14-volume series “American Forces in Action,” three volumes of the 17-volume documentary history “The U. S. Army in the World War, 1917-1919,” and the first four books in a proposed 98-volume work “The U. S. Army in World War II.” Fifty research workers, writers, and editors are preparing the his- ! tories from more than 17,000 tons ' of records accumulated by the Army. The World War I series consists of reprints, in whole or in part, of ; the significant official documents of the American expeditionary) forces. World War II books received include two from the sub-series “Army Ground Forces” and two from the sub-series “The War in the Pacific.” The latter are “Oki nawa: The Last Battle” and “Gua dalcanal: The First Offensive.” “American Forces in Action” is a series about small unit actions Some titles are “Salerno.” ‘ Omaha Beachhead,” “Anzio,” and “Utah Beach to Cherbourg.” More Geography Courses Proposed Proposed course additions in the geography curriculum were an nounced today by Dr. J. W. Reith head of the department of geog raphy. Lower division students may be offered courses in elements of cultural geography and an introduction to weather and climate. Kidnapping Has Good Points ctress Entertains Acacia War Clouds Over Europe Crowing Darker—Pettengill “Europeans today are not worrying how to stop another war, but how to stop Russia,” said Dr. Robert B. Pettingill, director of the Teaching Institute of Economics, to an overflow audience in the Art and Lecture room yesterday. Dr. Pettingill said that the Russians “storm cloud” over Europe is growing darker now that*-the Russians have the atom bomb. “I can pose questions and state the problems, but thank God I don't have to give the answers,” he stated. One of the major problems reported was that of rising German nationalism. Dr. Pettingill thinks that we are making a mistake by treating Germany as a friend merely because she is “the enemy of an enemy.” “We will be making a big mistake if we put the Germans back into control of their government,” he warned. Of the many victims of pledge ictn&ppings on fraternity row. Bill albeit, Acacia, considers himsk?ll ne of the luckiest. Fuiding himself in a canyon mewhere in Brentwood, he acci-‘eatally stumbled into the homeoi 'ovie Star Diana Lynn. Miss Lynn and her husband Jolin C. Lindsay, Hollywood architect, were play mg double solitaire, but Walbert’s arrival changed their Ians. The Lindsays disproved the the-that all Hollywood stars are friendly to strangers. They spent o hours entertaining Walbert. "hen his fellow actives arnved hey, too, were invited to join the -oup. Walbert particularly enjoyed -iking triple ‘lemonades' with iana Lynn. “It could happen only nee in a lifetime.” he said. The evening was not over, hovv-ver. Another group of pledges had dlowed the active's car, and alter shoit skirmish and a long ride, DIANA LYNN Welcome, stranger Walbert was alone again on a hill above Malibu. His luck still held, since in five minutes some Zeta Beta Taus from UCLA drove by. They had just ^e devaluation discussions. France said goodby to their pledges a lit-! also feels that we are too friendly tie further up the hill, so they w*th England Denazification and demilitarization in Germany, according to Dr. Pettingill. are not complete by any means. About 160 war plants still have to be dismantled. ‘ Some German plants are being dismantled, not because they are potentially dangerous, but because they are competition to England and France,” he pointed out. Turning to France, the economist stated that the French are fearful the U.S. will desert them in time of need. “They feel slighted because we didn't include them in Trovet Prexy To Be Chosen The Trovet presidential race was thrown wide open today when Frank O'Sullivan, incumbent, announced that he would not be a candidate. Trovets will nominate new officers at a general membership meeting at 3:15 this afternoon in 418 Student Union. Plans for the year, including the War Memorial Scholarship fund drive, will be discussed at the meet ing. “We particularly urge new mem bers to attend,” O'Sullivan said, “since there (are many offices and committee posts to fill. It has been Trovet policy in past years to encourage new leadership from its ranks. We hope to continue this policy.” Trovets, the official SC veterans organization, was named last year as the outstanding men’s organization on campus by AMS. brought Walbert home. Lindsay is a graduate of thc SC School of Architecture and had been kidnapped himself while a student. Walbert hopes that “all future kidnapping victims meet, two such understanding people.” Advertising Fraternity Eager to Aid Students The eagerness of professional members of Alpha Delta Sigma to aid the advertising student in his transition from academic to business life was emphasized at the Dr. Pettingill sees Britain’s economic problems as post-war problems and not those due to the Labor party. “Britain has made tremendous strides since the war in building, production, and many other fields,” he explained, “but her problems are genuine and difficult to remove.” “The Marshall plan aid is not enough. We must do more and work harder,” he concluded. Women Debators Today is the last day for women to try out for debate. Tryouts will Alpha Delta Sigma national con- be in 201 Speech B from 2:30 to vention. according to Wendell Cross, 5 p.m. A three- to five-minute SC chapter president. 1 speech on any subject is required. Frenchmen Speak At DPE Smoker Two French dignitaries will be guest speakers at a smoker tonight at 7:30 sponsored by Delta Phi Epsilon, natonal foreign service fraternity. Jean Bousonn, commercial attache of the French consul in Los Angeles, will discuss recent developments in the French foreign trade policy. Mejid Kendalli, French vice-consul, will speak also. The smoker, held for prospective members, will be at the Alpha Epsilon Pi house, 2323 Scarff street. Newly-installed officers of the fraternity are Raul Ochoa, president; Bob Guthrie, vice-president; Bob Momo, secretary; and Warren Simonds, treasurer. Trojans 'Had' By Vulturemen Thousands of vultures, preying on a helpless DT-fed public, made a killing yesterday and have retired to feather their nests with numerous green leaves. Placed at strategic points on campus, Vulture salesmen modestly displayed their wares to students who were stunned by empty DT stands. “They didn’t have a chance,” admitted one Sigma Delta Chi, national professional journalism fraternity man. “They were flopping around fish out of water without their DT’s. Our vultures just snapped them up.” Rumor has it that disgruntled students are circulating a petition about campus to get their fifteen cents back. Queen Finalists To Be at Hop A Webfoot hop will top off the SC-Oregon game Saturday night in the student lounge from r until 12. It will feature the 25 finalists of the Homecoming queen contest who were chosen yesterday in a first elimination of contestants. John Roach and Jean Frodsham, University Recreation association social chairmen, have arranged to have the wumers parade at the dance. The girls were chosen from 125 contestants and will vie for the queen’s crown on Oct. 1 in Bovard auditorium. The final contest will be judged by talent scouts from movie, radio, and television. Music for the hop will be furnished by Jimmy Davis and his orchestra. Refreshments will be served. 10 Bands, 45 Floats To Move Down Broadway Promising to shake the walls of Los Angeles with music and color, the SC Homecoming parade, Thursday night, Nov. 3, has expanded into gigantic proportions. Television, newsreels and newspapers are planning full coverage. The music of 10 bands will usher 45 floats, 50 antiquated cars, the Flappper day vehicles.*---- horses .marching units and entries ! devices be strictly prohibited; and from the different branches of the armed forces over the extended route. “This colorful pageant will emphasize the fact that Los Angeles is a university community and will welcome the thousands of alumni back to the halls of SC,” Bob Flower, chairman cf processions, said today. Based on the theme of beauty and humor, the floats, representing fraternity and studen council groups, will be drawn down Broadway from that special permits be obtained for any fireworks display. Homecoming officials anticipate a solid turnout by city residents, and full student cooperation is asked in order to help continue such celebrations. All float chairmen are urged to attend a meeting at the Kappa Alpha house Friday. 2:15, Flower announced. Police officials will outline parade procedure at the meeting. Oregon Rally To Introduce Atomic Yell The Oregon rally will be highlighted by the unveiling of the explosive “Atomic Yell” tomorrow night at 7:30 in Bovard auditorium. “It’s going to be hard picking a winner from the 80 entries we have received,” Yell King Tom Shea said yesterday, “but we expect to make a decision this afternoon.” The befuddled judges have been deliberating for the past week, searching for the cheer with the most deafening qualities. “We’ve come across every conceivable type of yell,” Shea added. “Perhaps the most potentially powerful one came from the Atomic Energy committee.” The contest winner will be presented with a trophy, and his yell will get its initial tryout with rooters at the Oregon game. Ron Gordon, rally chairman, has lined up a flock of entertainers for tomorrow's rally. To add to the merriment of Trojan supporters, professional performers, Tommy Walker and the SC band, yell leaders, and student talent will assemble on the Bovard boards. IR Schedules Meeting For Tomorrow Afternoon Newly elected officers will have charge of the International Relations club at an organizational meeting at 12:15 p.m. tomorrow, 412 Bridge. Chosen at the club’s meeting Oct. were Blake Lanum, president; Chuck Rushing, vice-president; and Bob Fox, chairman of the UN committee. Other officers will be picked soon, Lanum announced. BOB FLOWER' Pagecmt-Plcmner Venice boulevard, north on Pico to Spring street and past the city hall steps for review. Participants will gather at Broadway and Venice at 6:30 and leave at 8:30 p.m. OFFICIALS INVITED Numerous state and city officials have been invited to attend including Gov. Earl Warren, Lt. Gov. Goodwin Knight, Mayor Fletcher Bowron, Acting-Chief of Police Worton, and members of the City council. After the parade has passed in review a short rally on the city hall steps will honor the officials. • Trophies and prizes will be presented to the winning entries in the nine classes of competition. These classes are the grand sweepstakes, the most symbolic, humorous, original, beautiful, the best fraternity, dormority, council or club, and nonfloat entries. Winners wiil also parade at the SC-Stanford game. “All entrants are urged to complete their floats before the Wednesday, Nov. 2 deadline,” Tom Shea, chairman of floats, said. He emphasized the importance of observing the rules and regulations for float decorations. The Los Angeles fire department requires that all material be properly lireproofed; that open flame Coeds Start Year-Long Speech Contest To enhance the interest of women students in speech activities, a year-long speech contest among sororities, dormitories, YWCA, and other women’s organizations has been initiated, said Fred Bowman of the speech department office. Women’s tryouts for the debate team are being held this afternoon from 2:30 to 5 p.m. in 201 Speech B. Points will be given to women trying out whether they suroeed in making the team or not. Getting the contest off to a good start has been the objective of toe three-day gabfest which ends today. From now until the end of the yea* women may pile up points for various intramural and intercollegiate speech activities such as Bowen Cup Extemp contest and the Interclass contest. Points chalked up by each stu dent must be credited to the organization of her choice. At the end of the year the winning organization will be presented circulating trophy ror display until the following year. Veterans Notice The university credit office has announced that the bursar’s office will accept veterans’ payments of excess charges thorugh Oct. 22 instead of Oct. 15 as shown on Bookstore credit cards. However, charging of books and supplies against credit cards and cash purchase refunds are no longer authorized. W. E. Hall Assistant Registrar for Veterans Affairs Veteran Allowance Checks Due by Nov. 10, VA Says Most of the veteran subsistence checks will be distributed by Nov. 10. the VA revealed today. L. C. Chapman, manager of the Los Angeles regional office, said 7000 SC vets should receive their checks by tha first of the month. An additional 2500 checks will go out about two weeks later. *-- This covers all SC veterans with the exception of about 10 per cent. Checks mailed later than Nov. 10 are delayed for a number of reasons. Veterans may have failed to put an estimate of their wages on their enrollment documents, listed an incorrect address, put down an incorrect claim number, or failed to indicate if subsistence allowance is desired. Some checks may not reach the veteran transferees because of fail- ure to secure a letter of eliglbilty frcm the local VA office prior to transfering to SC. Veterans may also have failed to have their records sent to the Los Angeles office in time for a certificate to be issued. • Chapman reminded veterans that there are 43,600 students in the Southern California area administered by the Los Angeles office. Each record must receive individual attention. Taxes Discussed Again Today One of the “certain” things in life, taxation, will be discussed today in the SC School of Law when thc second annual Institute on Federal Taxation convenes. The Institute, currently being attended by more than 400 attorneys, life insurance underwriters, accountants, and trust officers, began its three-day run yesterday. Morning and afternoon sessions are held, featuring guest speakers. Evening sessions are given over tc questions from the audience with toe day speakers providing the answers. Principal speaker for this afternoon’s session will be Arnold Raum, first assistant to the Solicitor General, and special assi.-.tant to the US. Attorney General, lit1 will talic or. recent tax decisions of the high court. Raum. a Harvard graduate, has also achieved distinction outside the field of taxation. His argument before the Supreme Court helped win till Tidelands oil case for the government when the U.S. sued the State oi California over the rights to offshore lands. He began criminal prosecution against the “Huey Long gang,” and handled the investigations that led to the conviction of Richard Leche, governor of Louisiana, and James Monroe Smith, president of Louisiana State university. His argument in the income tax evasion case against “Big” Bill Johnson of Chicago, once known as the 'gambling king of America.” resulted in the Supreme Court's sustaining of Johnson's conviction.
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 41, No. 29, October 20, 1949|
Cravath Grooms Gifford
— PAGE FOUR —
Reining Investigates Boulder City
Los Angeles, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 20, 1949
Night Phone RL 5472
enior Nominated or NAM Meet
John G. Lowcher, a senior in trade and transportation, as been nominated by the university for the trip to the 4th Annual Congress of American industry, sponsored by e National Association of Manufacturers.
Each university and college in the state has been asked
--*to nominate its candidates, and
from all of these one student will
ravel Strike elays LAS uilding Work
1 by L P. SAVAGE
Work will come to a halt on the ew Letters, Arts, and Science lilding in three or four weeks if e present crippling sand and gra-,1 strike continues.
This prediction was made yes-rday by Edward Ogle, construc-n superintendent. Ogle also states far as I am concerned, the bruary completion date is al-ady sunk.”
Sand still is being delivered in ificient quantities to keep the ricklayers at work, but the ready ix sand and gravel necessary for he pouring of 600 yards of con- I rete is cut off by the strike. Fore- ! ‘An Charles Gauthey said that the j mailer companies which have come o terms with the striking union 1 re furnishing material in limited uantities.
At present there are 55 men com-sed of plumbers, bricklayers, teamfitters. sheet-metal workers, athers, and laborers still at work. Ifty others have been laid off, ncluding 32 carpenters.
The prevailing opinion among orkers on the job is that the strike s an outlaw. Peyton McWilliams, architect's representative, felt that •any minority group striking for he benefit of all concerned is OK.” ut when a small group strikes for ts own benefit and threatens the ^elfare of many “it’s an outlaw."
be chosen by lot to make the December trip to New York at NAM expense.
One student from each state and one from the District of Columbia will be present at the congress and will be eligible to take part in a prize essay contest to foliow the meeting.
Lowcher was chosen from a list of names submitted by a faculty committee on the basis of |