Daily Trojan, Vol. 41, No. 86, March 02, 1950
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nitiative Plan Bogs Down Senate j 1880 lull Trojan r c£i:i JL Vol. XLI 72 Los Angeles, Calif., Thursday, Mar. 2, 1950 No. 87 Wrangling Senators Amend Amendments by DIAL TORGERSON and JACK YELTON Efforts to bring the SC student body the right of initiative vote embroiled the Senate late last night in a parliamentary morass of amendments, alternate amendments and amendments on amendments. Debate wrangled on through endless moves and counter moves as two proposed Constitu-* Ison Will Speak on Gov't Jobs Today Positions Available, GEORGE WOOLERY Alternate Plan HOWARD KOTLER Compromise Carries rofessor Will Give valuation of FDR "It is not my purpose to paint Roosevelt as a saint or sin-er. but to clarify the position he held in American history,” id Dr. Arthur R. Kooker, associate professor of history, .sterday. Dr. Kooker is to speak extemperaneously on “Some Reactions on F.D.R. Five Years Af-*--- to Phi Alpha Theta. national j .. _. . Small Checks MeanVetsWait For Full Pay Puzzled by the checks you've received? Can't figure out what the "He was a man of great abil<t> payments are for? Here’s the scoop nd there is no question that he Says Dean Trojanality, Blind Date Contestants Named Voting Booths Open Next Week Eight Blind Date Finalists Chosen story fraternity, tomorrow at 7:30 m. in the art and lecture room. “We are still too' close to Roose-„lt to discuss him without emo-on, therefore it is too early to ,tempt a definitive. evaluation of im," said Dr. Kooker. “However.” he continued, “I will •ace his early career, discuss the eople who interested him. and ive some of the common miscon-eptions about him.” <>. S". LAS Lecture Due at Doheny How to earn $11,0U0 a year will be revealed by Emery Evans Olson, dean of the School Of Public Administra- Plans for the Trojanality contest Competition among women can-tion, when he speaks this af- are proceeding at a fast rate with didates vieing to appear in the Tro-ternoon on “Careers in Gov- a Welcome Weekend scheduled i ernment Service.” ! Friday, a parade Monday, and vot- Dean Olson will appear as j ins a11 next week-! the third speaker m the cur-! Mr. and Miss T------------- rent professional advisement tants Will be introduced at the all-: c- ” n • series sponsored by the College of U Welcome Weekend party at the Chosen to compete ill tlie finals Letters. Arts, and Sciences. He will Delta Sig house, Friday aftei-noon were Jean Gesford, Alpha Omicron speak at 3:15 in the art and lec- 2:30 to 5. Pi; Rita Marie Guerra, Delta Delta jan Chest Blind Date contest made decisions difficult for judges, yes-Mr. and Miss Trojanality contes- terday, said Norm VanderHyde, DEAN EMERY EVANS OLSON After Graduation, $11,000 ;as one of the outstanding poltii-eptions about him. Irom the VA. Full subsistence for veterans who Dr. Kooker will also discuss the have been receiving small checks elative merits of the books that w.jjj held up until new le£ters of ave been written about Roosevelt aid will talk on his policies if time ermits, he said. ate Choice s Marriage opic Today award are sent out from the VA. The payment should be made by the end of March, according to William E. Hall, assistant registrar for veterans affairs. Chinese Film Maid of Cotton Will Be Shown The Chinese film. ‘'The Maid of Cotton,” based on post-war conditions on Formosa, will be presented by the department of Asiatic studies in Hancock auditorium, Friday eve-“Many veterans received the small \ njng. at 9 checks,” Hall said, “because they ;ture of the AMS Marriage series Hancock auditorium today a* ^30 p.m. Dr. Mabel Grier Lesher, educa-lonal consultant of the American ocial Hygiene association, will dis-ass 10 points to consider in choos-ig a mate and will introduce her .ttern for balance in marriage. A list of books recommended for ading by Dr. Lesher. which are the university library, will be were certilied for only one semester. The time indicated on their letters of award was Sept. 12 to Feb. 9.” The first six days of the midterm daughter of the tribal chief but is lea^e. which extended from Jan. 26 I forbidden to marry her. Dr. Theodore H. E. Chen, head of the department of Asiatic studies, The story concerns a Chinese doc- j salesmanship, and ability to draft tor who starts a clinic for the Formosa natives. Conflict develops when he falls in love with the ture room of Doheny library. The | Photographs of the contestants series is designed primarily for | will also be displayed at the party, lower classmen, but is open to all. Those who have not turned in their There are 104 000 government jobs in this area, says Desn Olson, in pointing out opportunities for public administration careers. SC graduates hold many of these positions, and two recent grads are earning salaries of $8500 and $11.-000 annually, one as a county clerk and the other as a city administrator, he explains. PROPER TRAINING The dean's talk will stress not only salaries and procedures for entranse into the public service field but will sliow the necessity of affiliation proper training. The parade will form at univer- . For those expecting to become sity avenue and 34th street at 12;40 will be taken. city planners. Dean Olson advises pm according to Buck Buckburg The contest is sponsored by the study in landscape designing as and Danny McDonald, parade co- Junior Class council as their part well as a knowledge of engineering, chairmen. ! of t.he Trojan Chest campaign. tional amendments, both providing machinery for initiative action, lay before the senate for action. The Senate adjourned without taking final action on either. That proposed by Senator-at-Large George Bermant occupied the discussion. The alternate — proposed by George Woolery, president of the college of letters, arts and sciences —didn't reach the voting stage, but was discussed in arguments comparing it to Bermant’s. The major overhaul move aimed at the original Bermant proposal consisted of adding an entire section to the amendment—an amendment to an amendment. Then, as debate churned on, this move itself was amended. Ellen Potter. ASSC vice-president, was author of the new section, which called for putting the petition in the hands of the dean of students for “clearance and approval” before circulation to the students. STEGMAN OPPOSES Debate Capt. Ed Stegman opposed this, declaring, “I don’t think we should tie ourselves to the apron strings of the administration.” Sending proposed initiative measures to the Senate Rules committee, instead of the dean of students, was the suggestion of Maury Delta; Beverly Heiss. Pi Beta Phi; and Dolores Holmes. Alpha Delta Pi. Men selected were Phil Debrier, pictures by Friday noon will be in- Kappa Alpha; Ed Hart, Sigma Al-eligible to compete, said Harriet j pha Epsilon: Ray Hunter, Beta Briggs, co-chairman of the contest.! Theta Pi; and Ham Langley. Delta The “top bop combo in town.” Tau Delta, so-called by local boppists, will The eight contestants will appear Avins, \eterans representative, sound off with their advanced mu- in the Trojan Chest Blind Date Miss Potter objected. “The Rules sical ideas for Trojan party-timers. contest, in an attempt to win dates | committee could conceivably be Calling themselves the ‘ New j ^he Biltmore theater with four Jazz All-Stars.” the combo is led Hollywood sars. The two men and by alto saxman Sonny Criss. , WOmen winning the contest will Hopeful contestants will drive up t dates The Hollywood stars will judge the dating “lines" of the contestants loaded and sway action on the proposed initiative in a political manner,” she said. Compromise suggestion of Howard Kotler, Interfratemity council president, that proposed initiatives “be cleared and approved by the dean of students, with the advice and consultation of the Senate Rules committee,” finally was passed by an overwhelming vote. In referring to a section that proposed legislation must be submitted to a student body vote Polls in front of Bovard will be Judges of the preliminary contest j within the following two weeks. and down University avenue Monday from 12:50 to 1:10 p.m. in decorated convertibles bearing the, , t _ names of the contestants and their j and choose th?ir dates at tb*f Pro; gram Wednesday noon in Bovard. A collection for the Trojan Chest Atom Problems Can Be Solved Says SC Dean CAI Term Paper Contest Offers $100 to Winners The fertile mind of coUege students can solve the problems of the atomic age. Harry J. Deuel Jr., dean of the Graduate School and director of the School of Research, said today. “This is one excellent way to make us realize the wide variety of applications of atomic energy, both useful and destructive,” he said, speaking in favor of the CAI term paper contest. Cash prizes totaling $100 wiU be awarded to contest winners. Entrants may submit any term paper that has been slanted to show atomic influences in a specific field. CAI Chairman Cecil Alberts said that the contest is non-technical and will be judged on the basis of clarity, logic, and realization of the potentials of atomic energy. Entrants must comply with the following rules: 1. Select a topic and sign an application blank at 310 Bridge. 2. Present the influences of atomic energy upon the student's profession or subject. 3. Make a carbon copy for the judges if the paper is also to be used for a course. It should be submitted to CAI. 310 Bridge, by the end of the 12th semester week. Topic suggestions and research and reference materials are available in the CAI library. an orainance. opened to dime-ladened voters 9 were Dean of Students Bernard L. Cit,\ managers should ha\e such a m Monday and will remain open j Hyink, Ellen Potter, Cal Schmidt, How to choose a marriage part- peb. 9, were added to the Janu-:r will be the topic of the third ary check, said Hall. /ailable to those attending * the of the month. The remaining nine days are the basis of payment for the current checks. Checks for single veterans are $22.50; married veterans. $31.50; and veterans with two or more dependents, $36. “The VA hopes to get out new letters of award during March,” Hall said, “and also to distribute the first spring checks by the end said the film is being sjiown to further an understanding of Chinese life and custom. He said the English subtitles are so clear that there is no difficulty in following1 ed public dollars are twice treas- qualities as common sense and personality, the dean emphasizes in listing prerequisites for success. Law and engineering are also con- \ sidered essential, he maintains. ETHICS IMPORTANT Part of Dean Olson’s talk will be devoted to stressing the importance I of ethics in public service. “Wast- I (Continued on Page 4) I and VanderHyde. the story. (Continued on Page 4) cture. Lyle Wayland, AMS stunt in charge of the series, said .sterday. Ipha Phi Omega The balance of February's subsistence will be included in the March payment. “If the veteran's form showed Club Will Attend 2-Day IR Meet Red Tape Halts Game of Sexes The basketbaJl game scheduled for tonight between the Aeneas Amblers antf women from EVK and the Row has been called off. Despite protests from eager would-be participants and spectators, red tape and regulations caused a halt to plans concerning this phase .of the Trojan Chest activities. No Elephants Hillel to Stage Circus Sunday SC Dentistry Professor Dies Solemn Requiem Mass for Dr. Henry A. Linek, 49, SC associate professor of dental techniques who Game booths, comedy acts will come to the campus for a one-night stand when Hillel foundation celebrates Purim with a carnival Sunday at 7 p.m. at 1029 West 36th street. Purim is a Jewish festival com- *1 believe that my proposal side-shows, and clearcut and Simple'” The SC Intercultural club will Sept. 12 to July 2. he should get be one of several student groups his regular February subsistence, participating at the two-day meet- prospective pledges of Alpha However, a small number of these hi Omega report to 220 Student checks will be delayed about a week, lion tomorrow Detween 1 and 4 Veterans should wait at least that m. Bring your membership ap- long before inquiring at the VA of-ication. i fice.” Hall concluded. Today s Headlines by UNITED PRESS ing of the Institute of . International Relations to discuss world problems. The institute, to begin Friday, will use as a basis for discussion a recently published report by the American Friends Service commit- tee. “The United States and the Soviet Union—Some Quaker Proposals for Peace.” Under discussion will be such matters as. whether peace with Russia is realistic or not; problems of East-West trade; strengthening the United Nations: Germany as a focal point of tension; and foreign policy and Christian morality. The Saturday program will include a series of roundtable discussions, with an international folk dance and tea in the afternoon, followed by more discussion in the evening. Interviews for new members of j All SC students are invited to the Student Union committee will, attend the discussion which begins be held from 9:45 to 10:45 every j Friday at 6 p.m. and adjourns at morning from Monday through Mar. 9:30 p.m. Saturday. 10 in 220 Student Union, Beth As- j The institute will meet at the pen, chairman of the committee. First Congregational church. 464 announced today. 1 East Walnut street. Pasadena. If unable to appear at specified There will be a registration fee of NEW YORK. March 1—Gen. Li Tsung-Jen charged today hours, applicants should leave a no- $1.28. Transportation to the con at Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek is seeking to become a j tice in Miss Aspen's mailbox on the dictator” and vowed that he would never resign as acting I second floor of the Student Union, resident of China. , !-*- ord Predicts Shutdown Aspen Calls For SU Help Cinema Grad Sells Scenario DETROIT, March 1—Henry Ford II, president of the ■ord Motor company, said today “this country will be shut own in two weeks” if the coal strike continues. hiang Called Dictator' Li, who was acting president of China until yesterday when Chiang resumed the office, denounced the Generalissimo s action as “an insidious plot to usurp the constitutional power of president.” Education Bills Pigeonholed WASHINGTON. March 1—The House Labor committee, disturbed by a government sex pamphlet, voted today to pigeon-hole all federal aid to education bills until the administration promises not to try to dictate to local school systems. PCC Cracks Down on Exceptions BERKELEY, March 1—College presidents of Lhe Pacific Coast conference agreed to an “exchange of information’' on the admission of all students for whom exceptions have been made, it was announced today. Without so stating, the pact probably was aimed at the all-out recruiting program now in . vogue in the country by many schools to obtain top-rank Pthletes regardless of scholastic abilities. ference can be arranged by contacting Bob Bobilin, educational chairman, at RE. 5545 or PA 9307. “When Willie Comes Marching • Home,” newest 20th Century-Fox i the evening and a film, marks the major screenwriting debut of Seymour Gomberg, SC cinema department graduate. Dan Dailey stars in the attraction which opens tomorrow. “Willie” was written while Gomberg was in the Army. The opus was sold to Collier's, but Gomberg retained the screen rights and recently sold the story to the Fox studio. Currently. Gomberg is a writer at Warner Brothers. Gomberg. who graduated in 1941. will be a guest speaker at the screenwriting class taught by Melvin Wald. His talk is scheduled for Mar. 16 in 8 Cinema building at 8 p.m. Any other students interested may attend. Indian Art ExhibitOpens The largest collection of the art j of Lidia ever shown in the United ' States is now on display at the Los j Angeles County museum. Exposition park. The display, comprised of sculpture, painting, carvings, and jewelry, covers 4500 years in the development of Hindu and Indian Buddhist art. It will be on public view through Apr. 16. The exhibit is here under the official patronage of the Indian government. It was gathered from major collections in this country. Canada. France, Great Britain. Switzerland. and Holland and fills three galleries in the museum. Cal Schmidt, junior class president, suggested that the time limitation be struck out. “I'm not sure that some of the wording of the section is exactly ‘kosher,’ ” he said. Bermant got in the first words as the arguments started. He mentioned the fact that there j died Tuesday, will be held Saturday was no provision for an initiative j aj. jq a m jn 5^ Elizabeth Catholic in the constitution. • Church, 1885 North Lake street, Al- “This is a sad lack, and I believe. ^adena Rosary will be recited Fri-we should put one in it,” he said, j day ftt 8 p m in the chapel of is j Wendell P. Cabot and Son mortu-I ary. 27 Chestnut street, Pasadena. GET THINGS DONE 1 j)r. Linek had been a faculty The idea of his initiative plan, he j member of the SC School of Den-eaid, “is to provide the student | tistry since 1928. He was considered body with the ability to get things ! an authority in the field of dental done now. The students don't want j anatomy and published a textbook to wait until next May to get 0n the subject, memorating the deliverance of the something aone.” Dr Liiiek earned his DDS degree ancient Jews from a Persian tyr- The “next May” reference point- | from the university in 1922. was a ant who plotted to destroy them. ed up one of the main differences ( veteran of world War I, and a The carnival booths will be spon- between the two proposals the member of Omicron Kappa Upsi- sored by fraternities, sororites, and time schedule. ^on> national professional dental or- independent groups. Prizes will be The Bermant scheme requires. ga^^ion. He resided at 1562 Mar awarded to the groups with the that a special election to put the vista street, Pasadena, most popular and original booths, matter before the voters be held Dancing will continue throughout i within a total of five weeks after surprise com- i the move begins, edy will be presented. Hillel house | Woolery s alternative calls for will sponsor a refreshment booth | tbe matter to be placed before the offering soft drinks, sandwiches, j voters at the next ensuing general and traditional Jewish foods. j election. There will be no admission | Other differences between the charge to the carnival. Students j two measures many of them the and faculty are invited to attend, j subject of further debate involve ____ , differences in procedure. COOLING PERIOD Woolery's plan provides a five-day “cooling off” period between the presentation of the petition which launches the action and the next meeting of the Senate. The law proposed by the petition must be enacted 01; rejected by the Senate within 30 days, according to Woolery’s move, while Ber-mant's calls for action within three He is survived by his widow Catherine, and a daughter, Gloria, a sister, Mrs. Vincent Alexander, and .his mother, Mrs. Barbara Linek. Panel Will Hit Exploitation SC Composer to Direct Playing of Symphony The natural resources of America and their effect cn the geologist will be discussed tonight at 7:30 in 145 Hancock. L. A. Norman Jr., district engineer. California State Division of we^'s' Mines, wiU lead a panel on “The ; Role and Responsibilities of the i Geologists in the Exploitation of | Our Mineral Resources.” The panel is sponsored by the American Institute of Mining and metallurgical Engineers. The Woolery plan thus provides for at least two Senate meetings (Continued on Page 4) P.E. Professor Hospitalized Dr. Eleanor Metheny, professor oi physical education, underwent a major operation in California Lutheran hospital yesterday. She will be in the hospital about ten days and away from her classes for thref weeks. Her courses in “Methods in Physical Education” will be taught it the meantime by Dr. Elwood C Davis and Dr. J. Wynn Fredericks professors of physical education. We Should Try To Be Funny? Halsey Stevens, chairman of the department of composition in the School of Music, will conduct the first major Los Angeles performance of his Symphony No. 1 this week. Two presentations of what has been called “the most vital and varied work in recent years” will be performed in the Philharmonic auditorium, 8:30 pjn. Thursday and 2:15 Friday afternoon. A third performance, in Santa Monica, will be given at tbe Baraum auditorium Sunday evening at 8:^0. Stevens wrote the greater part of his symphony in 1941 but was un- able to finish it until 1945. It has recently undergone extensive revision and will be presented in its new form for the first time Thursday evening. An older form of the work was given here in 1949 by the SC orchestra. The series of concerts, in •which the Stevens symphony will be recently, played, will be played by the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra. The program also Includes the bal- Actor Graduate Visits SC Campus Donald E. Glenn, Commerce ’32, now appearing with Sarah Churchill in “The Philadelphia Story” at the Biltmore, was a campus visitor Glenn has been on the stage since leaving SC except for four years spent in the Navy during let music from “Cephale et Procris.” j the last war. He is now associated Gretry; “Till Eulenspiegel's Merry , with the Theater guild and is as-Pranks.” Strauss; Symphony in D sistant to the production manager Minor, Franck. of the current play. Readers Soar—Now 104 The Daily Trojan, its readers j Votes of these staiwart backer seem to feel, should wax humorous, I and the aLmost-every-day reader not international. j disclose that the Daily Trojan' Tabulation of a DT readership most popular features laU in thJ survey shows that students would j order: rather see more humor stories and 1 Letters to the editor, 110; genera featurized news stories than inter- news, 10©; editorials, 104; today national and national news. headlines, 86; sports. 85; featui Final count of the readers’ votes _ ... „ ..___ prove that the DT now boasts at Pa*e’ 72: Tro>' Meets’ 60: off-ca“ least 104 fans who read it every ( reviews, 51; SCandals, 19; an day. I women’s activities, 12. I
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 41, No. 86, March 02, 1950|
|Description||Daily Trojan, Vol. 41, No. 86, March 02, 1950.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
nitiative Plan Bogs Down Senate
72 Los Angeles, Calif., Thursday, Mar. 2, 1950
Wrangling Senators Amend Amendments
by DIAL TORGERSON and JACK YELTON
Efforts to bring the SC student body the right of initiative vote embroiled the Senate late last night in a parliamentary morass of amendments, alternate amendments and amendments on amendments.
Debate wrangled on through endless moves and counter
moves as two proposed Constitu-*
Ison Will Speak on Gov't Jobs Today
GEORGE WOOLERY Alternate Plan
HOWARD KOTLER Compromise Carries
rofessor Will Give valuation of FDR
"It is not my purpose to paint Roosevelt as a saint or sin-er. but to clarify the position he held in American history,” id Dr. Arthur R. Kooker, associate professor of history, .sterday.
Dr. Kooker is to speak extemperaneously on “Some Reactions on F.D.R. Five Years Af-*---
to Phi Alpha Theta. national j .. _. .
Small Checks MeanVetsWait For Full Pay
Puzzled by the checks you've received? Can't figure out what the "He was a man of great abil