Daily Trojan, Vol. 51, No. 35, November 12, 1959
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Southern California DAI LY TROJAN VOL. LI LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1959 NO. 36 Songleader Edict Stings Senate, Downey Pronounces Issue Dead Tips on Finances Given to Faculty By Jl l)V FRIEDMAN they're still around to see it hap- Financial problems of private j pen." she added. Dailv Troj;in Photo Bv Mike Robin.«' ORIGINAL WORK—Author Eugene Vale, left, gives his original manuscript of his best-selling book, "The 13th Apostle," to university librarian Dr. Lewis Stegg. Vale spoke yesterday to a group of SC graduates in Dcheny Library. The 516-page work was secured by one of the prominent members of the cinema faculty, Maynard Smith. Faith in Man Vital, Claims Author Vale R\ sut Ik IIMIA KI.YRA i the future is the most *ssit\ of to<lay's human it is the responsi hilt y > and artisis to furnish declared Eugene Vale, th rurrent best-seller rteciith Apostle." »resenled his original it and his viewpoint on N( nil has the >r ignore this he must loi low tech-\'ale said, is must recognize that te swing toward the im-of literature and art «lile mir 11 of manió publie t he SC of ihe radoxical »pair > pe i e I led. The situation which my book isscs.” Vale pointed out. I Miniate Belief ugh the optimist becomes L-prefcsed with the morbid with which he is laced, ssimist must ultimately elief in something, he >rar\ pendulum has a compirle swing from the ?. foolish optimism of the »linn age to the final stage iism iepicled in t< An,” V'ale ii that this av s ha g shown in the work '\ng produced by the ;e. running the gamut >PC and crime themes. Writer«’ Failure "Writers fail to realize an must ha\e high value der to attain high goals. f sc he •It is UP I provide this man to reali he possesses o today's authors 10 guidance and help ne the real potential ” Vale maintained. “Through my novel. ‘The Thirteenth Apostile.’ I have tried to sei a style of optimism which I feel is necessary to readers of the ptesenl day." he explained. The hook. Vale's first novel, describes the journev of an un- right duty I saying niques Authors a definite provement is inevitable. "There aie no more taboos to • l>p broken, and sensationalism is almost exhausted." he explained. "So much has to lie said, that a new approach must be used in order to interest readers," he sain. >1 a nu script Dedica led Preceedipg the lecture. i^ Swiss author dedicated his oi ig-inal manuscript to the Amci.co.i l iterature Collection in Doheny Li brary. "My first diaft of ‘The Thir-, teenth Apostle’ must have contained 1*0.000 pages.’’ V'ale said. “However. I had to revise and delete until every word was 1 right.” lie explained. Kuchel Wants More Motions, No Filibusters Sen. Thomas H. Kuchel. SC alumnus and Republican Congressman from California, called 1 for more labor legislation and increased civil rights in a special luncheon speech to a group of SC law students yesterday. ! Speaking before the Phi Alpha , Delta legal fraternity at the J Old Dixie Restaurant. Sen.! Kuchel maintained that he wanted strong labor legislation | and increased civil rights legis- »!>> i > ough jungl Sea rch ii hi* sean oust for ilar officer id mountains. \ nsw er« for an answer to American pamt-Department em- la t ion. "In connection sional legislation, feel that the bigs: in the Senate toe ii congres-le said. "I hinderance is t i Ii bus t - on lie el and piim; A i n.i3. said ihn mina ted his vvou rv aims ne m ("»er Kuchel t filibu from 1 d be < during he s must Señale of his term. •U'e 1 trrn •tiers I characteristic of ■ is the search for truth answers. re moving in a forward a wav from pessimism, and despair is not and cannot be part of our search." he added. Vale held that literature and art must have men who dare to explore new fronts and provide understanding to the masses. Muslim Views To Be Given slim viewpoint opes and goals of ( on gross since graduated from lth a Bachelor of colleges are the they have alwav: ate a few new trends in financing a university such as SC'. Dr. Mabel Newcomer. Vassar emeritus professor of economics, told Faculty Club members yesterday. 'One hundred years ago colleges quietly folded up when their funds ran out. Yale e'en moved its location for the sake of a couple thousand dollars." she said. Noting the sources of college funds, the professor claims that students are the first tesonrce of a college. Tuition RaUe "You can raise the tuition but ihen you can only hope the students keep on coming." shr explained. "And you may have to substitute quantity for quality of students if this is done." she added. Dr. Newcomer sited faculty contributions as a second great financial source. "The salaries faculty members don't get are g'eater by far than all the private gifts of money a university receives." she said. Third Source Private gifts or endowments are the third source of a college's income. "While endowments are today five times as great as before, they only make up 10 per cent of a college’s income, compared with 25 per cent not too many years ago," she noted . ‘ It’s the job of Ihe trustees of a college 1o maintain the value of their endownments and above all to do something useful with the money.” Dr. Newcomer said. "Now more than ever donor« want to see results right away. They want to see their money be|ng__j>ut to good use while 1 Dance Tickets Now on Sale Homecoming Dance ticket* will go on sale beginning today in the ticket booth in front of the Student Union from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. said Thad R r o w n. Homecoming chairman. Bid* will be *ol<1 for S3.50 per couple. Brown said. The dance will be held Nov. 'iI at the Sheraton-West Hotel and will feature the music of two bands. Si Zentner ami Ruddy DeFranco. Brown also said that group« planning to participate in Troyland may purchase booth decoration« at greatly reduced prices on Friday between 'I and 8 p.m. in lft7 FH. same today as I She explained that the board been, vet there I of trusiees must carefully judge L a 1 ie Episcopal ('enter nicd S. Douod. Trans-Jordon, -hiate students lhcr* of the ( i Group on the a Mus-will ad-and ftc-tiadua t e topif o( Discussion basic Muslim theology. Included in the lecture will be historical origins of Mohammedanism. Dauod’s presentation is the second in a series on "The Destiny of Man.” liberal since hi« early legislative days Sen. Kuchel told the law students that he was trying to shake the "nickname" he had. "I am against all ’label-names.” he said. He cited one of his major objectives as tlying to get rid of the Big Bustness name for the Republicans and the Big Labor name for the Democrats. Sen. Kuchel has served on tilt* Senate Appropriations Committee, which handles all measures providing funds for the operation of government. Class Slates Night Meet The Senior ( lass Organization will hold an important meeting tonight at 6:30 at the Kappa Alpha Theta house to complete semester plans, said D a y 1 e Barnes, class president. "Of particular concern to the seniors will be the" Organization j of the June Commencement and hov/ money is to he spent and invest it in order to make the total grow, she said. "Today there is a slow movement toward investing in stocks, but most trustees ate ’’scared to death’’ of such an investment." she explained. "They're afraid of losing money and therfore build up a sort of reserve fund—thus depriving students of some money which should go directly to their education,” Dr. New'comer pointed out. Many gifts that come in are "ear-marked” for projects of what the economist calls “questionable value.” Citing an example of this. Dr. Newcomer told of an endowment set aside to construct a completely “non-academic looking” school building. Final Selection Announced for Joyce s Play Final selection of the cast for , "Finnegan’s Wake.’ Mary Man- | ning’s adaptation of the James ; Joyce novel, was announced to- | day by Norman Lofland, director of the production. Tickets are now on sale for $1 for the Stop Gap Theater presentation. The performance «ill be given on Dec. 1-fi. The cast will include .loe As-cuitto. Robevt Biheller, Tom Costello. Richard Lang. Jim Mellon. Richard Miailovich and Roy Sorrels. Other cast memliers will be Lowell Thomas. Jim Wexted. El-lem Elliott, Kitty Ferran. Shari InJoes. Ruth Johnson. Lucille Liberatore, Pogo Perotti. Nina Shaw and Joan Tewkesbury. Lofland said that a chorus of actors would be used in mucn the same manner as an orches-| tra. “Joyce has attempted to take the words and phrases of words blended into one word to create the same atmospheric mood that ■ is found in a composer's work." Lofland. explained. “It could be said that Joyce used words in the same wav a composer uses musical notes, he added. Lofland said he would use this effect in the SC drama production. Since seating at the Stop (Jap Theater is limited to 129. Lofland advised that early reservations be. made. CLASS PRESIDENT URGES JAZZ PARTY ATTENDANCE f Junior Class President Bill Steigerwalt said that this Saturday’s Hollywood .lazz Celler party will be the last class activity of the year unless juniors begin to show some enthusiasm and start attending the functions. “We’ve planned this event very carefully and only 10 tickets have been sold," a dejected Steigerwalt said. Tickets are on sale today and tomorrow in front of the Studenl Union and cost SI.50 per couple. Junior Class cardholders may buy a ticket for only 75 cents. The Hollywood Jazz teller will welcome .junior party goers from 8 p.m. to midnight. Buddy Farnham and Jennie Butler and his band will entertain at the affair. An extensive buffet featuring ham, turkey, chips and dips will also he available. Door favors will be given. Steigerwalt said that the class officers had worked hard on this event and had spent practically all of their reserve money fund on it. "We feel that after three very well-organized events went astray because of lack of junior support, we would finish up this month with a big party,” he said. "it’s been planned perfectly and everything will be ready,” he added. “All we are waiting for now is student support,” Steigerwalt concluded. Much cause for officer resentment, Steigerwalt said, is that the first SC-California Junior Class transfer party in Berkeley—planned for two months and organized to include every possible entertainment— only drew' 30 students from both schools. Steigerwalt said that everybody responsible for the activity became quite dejected after this turn of events. Greek Drama Relates Status of Divine Law Legislators Suggest European Campus Sophocles believed that divine law should become the center of human law, said Dr. Paul Miller, assistant professor of philosophy, in a discussion of the Greek dramatist's tragedy “Antigone" at Tuesday’s Philosophy Forum. Three scenes from the play were presented to illustrate the philosopher's interpretation. values." Dr. Miller said. He pointed out that the conflicts within the play are aspects of the struggle between man's law and divine law. Haunting Soul The Greeks believed that if a body were not tespect fully buried, the soul would come back to haunt ihe living. "Burial of the dead was a solemn religious duty and was necessary to give the soul whatever rest it might find in the realm of the dead." Dr. Miller explained. "It was a religious obligation, commanded hv the gods, with Relation of Science, People Will Be Discussed Today Biochemist Paul Salinian jud philosopher William Snyder will discuss the relation between people and modern scientific technology today at 3:15 p.m. at the YWCA as a preview of activities scheduled for this year's V\ silomar conference. Dr. Snyder, associate professor of philosophy, will ask students to answer the question “Are we to regard human beings as important in themselves or merely as instrument« of technology?" at the student philosophy conference. The world today is a technological society which has produced many problems for which it must find the solution, ex- The Muslim graduate student Baccalaureate exercises will be plained Dr. Saltman, associate came to SC this fall to study in the International relations de-partment. He will continue his discussion on the Muslim faith at of special interests to seniors, since the class expects to be a significant voice in the of its grams Al» the speaker« ’ Barnes on the for ’Xt)l All s 11rnd t he ii'r oeatli. es/erl graduate s acuity a re inv ited mee» inr lieaos to negl nduating clas> ijects Means projects will Baines added. >!ect ion e provili be es and i work s tra-of fin-i Iso he professor of biochemistry. Cancer Danger “Witness for example fallout danger, atomic war. over-population and smog, technological advances which will probably lead us all to lung cancc?r. Dr. Saltman said. Dr. Snyder pointed nut that tliPre are moral problems which cannot be solved hv science a lone. "This annual conference, which lasts several days, will provide students with educational experiences other than those*obtained in the classrooms," Dr. Snyder explained. “It will Ite a give-and-take l*e-tween faculty and students who will inquire and learn together." he said. V ort liern Location The location of this year’s conference will he Pacific Grove on the Seventeen - Mile Driv e near Carmel and Monterey. It will be held from Dec. 27 —Jan. 1. This is an inter-collegiate function and open to all interested students. Seminar leaders will include Dr. Saltman, the Rev. Jack By LARRY BISHOP The shortest and quietest ASSC Senate meeting oi the year, resembling a wake for the dead songleader issue, last night produced only a resolution-recommendation to have an SC campus in Europe. The administartion’s edict squelching Trojan song-I leaders produced considerable I discussion on the Senate floor j at the beginning of the meeting. Engineering President Alan Widiss proclaimed that student government “got a real kick in 1 the stomach" by being overruled j hv the administration on an is-j sue which had been passed twice i by two successive Senates and once by the student body as a w hole. Big Damage ‘Nothing has damaged student government more than this issue has in the past three years.” Widiss declared. Dr. Robert J. Downey, dean of students, bolstered the senators' deflated spirits by promising that in the future, he will let the student leaders know ihe administrative policy so they “won’t be embarrassed again.” Dr. Downey buried the would-he songleaders once and for all in answering Greater University Chairman Vince Stefano’s query as to any further recourse. "This will give students an op- Nothing to Do "No. to be frank, there isn't anything more the Senate can do," the dean of students and Senate adviser answered. Hazing Case Enters Final Probe Today The Grand Jury investigation ; into ihe hazing death of Kappa I Sig pledge Richard Swanson | goes info its fourth and final day, with SC’s Dr. Robert J. i Downey expected to take the : witness stand today. Dr. Downey, dean of siudenis, I is scheduled to testify at 1:30 j p.m. a« a representative of the university, tie is the only administrator to be subpoenaed in the investigation. The Grand Jury began its full-scale investigation into ihe Sept. 117 death of pledge Swanson after the dead youths father. Dr. Arthur Swanson, charged fraternity members with "whole-; sale perjury’’ at a coroner's in-■ quest on Oct. 14. Conflicting Stories Recommendation for the m-; vestigation came from the jury's The one resolution that was Criminal Complaints Committee. which man has no right to interfere." he added. In Sophocles' play, Cieon, the king of Thebes, forbids ihe burial of Polyneices. a traitorous soldier, and orders that his brother be given a hero's burial. Defies Edict Antigone. Polvneices' sister, realizing the divine command incarnate in her family duty, de- passed will take at least five years to become a reality, in the opinion of the administration as expressed by Dr. Downey. ASSC Vice President Trish Dwyer successfully introduced a resolution asking the administration to take definite steps to provide a campus in Europe. This will give student« an op-(Continued on Page 2) Meet to Hear Arnold Speak Dr. Aerol Arnold. English pro- "They reveal that human moral life is related to an un- ' fies Créon s edidt and buries her changing world of permanent brother, fully realizing this will who discovered that conflicting testimonies had been given. A Grand Jury decision is expected today or early next week on whetner or not there was any criminal responsibility in Swanson's death. Swanson choked to death on a piece of raw liver he was forced 1o swallow during an ■ n»t *'»I inn ritual at the now emntv KTppa Sigma fraternity house 9?S \Y. 2#th st. Hay*** Te^t’fies Former Kappa Sig President Dan Hayes, now a member of the U.S. Coast Guard, testified at Monday's hearing Thai lia-ternity members did tell ambulance attendants that Swanson fessor, will represent SC Sat-' vvas choking on the livei urday morning at the fall meet-1 Attendants along with police officers and firemen, maintain that the Kappa Sigs would give mean her death. “In sentencing Amigone to death Creon openly defies ihe gods.” Dr. Miller said. “The tragic mistake is that he has forgotten the gods." he explained. “He has forgotten the fact that man is not a god and should not confuse his own status with that of the divine immortals.” Cieon’s refusal to temper bis verdict results in a sequence of tragic events. “Creon comes to realize that the gods and their justices are an ingredient in man's individual life." Dr. Miller concluded ing of the College English Association to be held at Occidental College. One of four speakers on the subject of “Motivating English Mujors." Dr. Arnold will discuss the course offerings available to college students in the average English department. He will argue the point that it is important to offer courses which will be of interest and value to non-English majors, as well as students who are studying primarily English. In presenting methods of setting up adequate courses of study. Dr. Arnold will discuss the use of one-unit courses on a particular author oi poet, such as is offered at SC. The College English Association is a national organization composed of college English instructors. The meeting at Occidental is for Southern California Branch members. Drama Coach fo Talk at Y What effects have the fast-tnov mg developments of motion pictures had on the writers of drama ? This will lie Ihe question under surveillance as How a rd Ranks, drama coach at p^l Cam-ino College, addresses the English Club at noon todav at the YWCA. Sftcakiri'j on "The Influence of the Movies on the Drama." Banks w ill explain this aspect of the beginnings of modern drama, the semester theme chosen by the English Club. Banks, formerly with the drama department at SC. has ap- Shaffer, director of the Wesley | pea red professionally in movies, DR. PAUL SALTMAN . . . 'Y' Conference lecturer "Science can only furnish us with ihe wav to save or destroy ourselves; it can t tell us which we oughi to do." Hr. Snyder added. The ha sir issue. Dr. Saltman said, js that most citizens are DR. WILLIAM S. SNYDER . . . Asilomar speaker anti-scientific and most scientists are anti-society. They must work together to solve these problems. At Asilomar. students will be invited to contribute to the discussion. Foundation, and Pierre DeLat-tre, minister of the Bread and Wine Mission in the heart of the "beatnik colony” in North Beach. San Francisco. Shaffer will lead a .discussion on "Decision Making in the Twentieth Century." Information about costs and transportation may he obtained at the campus YWCA. I said Priscilla Rockw-ell, chair-! man of the English Club. Everone is invited to attend the meeting. Miss Rockwell said. Lunch is served at the YWCA However siudents attending the meeting rnav bring their own. Next weeks special speaker for the English Club will he Mel Heist ein fre.m the theater arts I department at UCLA. them no indication of wh-’t was wrong with Swanson. After two hours on the witness stand, Hayes was asked by newsmen if he told the same story he related a- the inquest. "Why should I charj <- it?" Hayes replied. Lifeguard Lee Lawrence, another fraternity member now in tMe Coast Guard, also testified at Monday's hearing. Ixiwrence. along with Kappa Sig Roger Jensen, administered first aid to the choking >«< an-son. Med Students To Host Artist Folk singer Sam Hinton will speak and perform today at noon at L A. County Hospital as part of a series of weekly humanities lectures developed for SC medical students. Hinton will explain the development anil origin <>t the American folk song while he sings and plavs his vpiilai to illusl rate certain points. The singer has made a number of recordings, authored several books and has lectured and por-formed extensively. Oflicially.hr is curator of the aquarium af Ihe Set ipps Institute of Ocear-ographv at La Jolla He hpgan studying folk -on m college, then joined the 'Major Bowes" vaudeville unit in 193fi. remaining with it several years. Other lecturers in this new Medical School series have included Dr. William Werkmeis-ter and Lawrence Lipton. Director of the SC Philosophy School, Dr. Werkmeister spoke on “Science and the Problem of Man," to give medical students a chance to view themselves and their environment philosophically. Beatnik author Lawience Upton spoke on "The Holy Rar-harian A Cultural Mutation" in an attempt to »hov* the «trang® life of the California beatnik. «
|Title||Daily Trojan, Vol. 51, No. 35, November 12, 1959|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1959
Songleader Edict Stings Senate, Downey Pronounces Issue Dead
Tips on Finances Given to Faculty
By Jl l)V FRIEDMAN they're still around to see it hap-
Financial problems of private j pen." she added.
Dailv Troj;in Photo Bv Mike Robin.«'
ORIGINAL WORK—Author Eugene Vale, left, gives his original manuscript of his best-selling book, "The 13th Apostle," to university librarian Dr. Lewis Stegg. Vale spoke yesterday to a group of SC graduates in Dcheny Library. The 516-page work was secured by one of the prominent members of the cinema faculty, Maynard Smith.
Faith in Man Vital, Claims Author Vale
i the future is the most *ssit\ of to