DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 51, No. 108, April 22, 1960
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PAGE THREE Springtime Themes Bloom For Row Partyers Southern California DAILY TROJAN PAGE FOUR. SC Track Team Joins Star-Studded Field VOL. LI LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1960 NO. 108 Evidence Flung Against Knights Substantiates 'Prejudice' Charge Two Witnesses Reveal Tactics 33 STUDENTS Phi Beta Kappas Report Additions Phi Beta Kappa honors for outstanding scholastic achievements were announced yesterday with 33 SC students meritine membership in the national honorary society. Among the elected group were three graduate students who had received their , Mock Politicos Plan to Stage 2 Conventions doctorate decrees from SC to climax their scholastic records. Initiation will take place Max 6 in the SC Town and Gown at 3:30 p.m., and dinner will follow the ceremony a* 6. Featured speaker «ill he Or. Lynn While, T'CLA professor of history and former president of Mills College in Oakland. Thirteen majors wrre represented arnon^ th? newly elected Thi Rota Kappas, and English majors leu the list with 6 members. History and international relations majors tio«i for second honors with 4 members each. Other majors included mathematics. psychology, political science. cinema, drama, philosophy, French, fine art«-, physics and journalism. Graduate students named for membership wire Mrs. Carol Ruth Karp. Manuel Servin and Malham W. \Vakin. *!.» Senior« Seniors, numbering 25. named «ere Roger Adams, Stephanie Mouen Adorns. Mary Ann Atitus-tine. Avis Ann Routell, Mary Elizabeth Brink. Page \dkins Ftickey, Mrs. Clarice Chase Caris. Also honored were Fruce Lloyd Derwing, Elizabeth Isabel Dixon. .lean Conrad Gaskill. j .lames Cornelius Gloege, Anitp I/vuise Gregorv, Carol Jean Howe, Lucille Phyllis Liheralore, Russell Arthur I.ockhart. Other seniors were A/aria Manuel, Antonio Juan Mender. Joseph D. Morales. C. Blanche ]V.\o. Donald George Perrin. Nina R. Shaw. James Howard Sm 'h. Gary Jack Sodikoff and Judith Deanna Wolf. •luninr« Elected Juniors elected to the honor-arv sncietv included Nita Helen Fiss. Frankhn Rradshaw, Gary Frederic Kriecer. Susan Eve Laemmle, Nanelle Rappoport and Anne Elizabeth Slorer. The students were selected b\ Ihe faculty chapter of SC’s Phi Feta Kappa honor a O’ society. Although this semester's graduate students who were elected to the society were formerly graduated from other colleges and universities, they were considered the most outstanding of the:r group. The seniors were selected from among the top 10 per cent of 1h',<r rla«« w ho had R plus grades or letter. Juniors must have had 3.5 averages or higher to meet the requirements of Phi Reta Kappa. Seng Croups To Be Taped In Hancock Telecommunications m a j o r George Powloff and alumnus Fill Harmesnies will record the I960 “Songfest.” April 27, from 3:30 to 9:20 p.m.. in Hancock Auditorium, announced Chuck Sutton, recording chairman. The schedule for the groups rim are to record start' with Alpha Chi Omega and Thda Xi Delta 3:50; Gamma and Sigma ("hi 4:10; iza and Stonier Hall By MTA BISS Assistant to the Editor If SC politicians can manipulate the political strings successfully, Gov. Nelson R. Rockefeller and Sen. John F. Ken-ncVly will be named the 1960 presidential nominees at this weekend's mock nominating convent ions. Student Democrats and Republicans are planning their final political moves for the two conventions, sponsored by the citizenship Clearing House. Republicans wil* meet from S a.m. to 5 p.m. today at Occidental College, while the Democrats will car v on their nartv activities all day tonv rrc»v at Los Angeles Stale College. Thirty Southern California colleges and universities will represent the fifty states at both conventions. SC will re present New York and Alabama at ihe Republican convention, while SC Democrats will represent Massachusetts and Alaska. The Republicans are expected to place the name of New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefc!i“r in nomination for the presidency and plan a nrissiv ? demonstration in favor of their candidate. The Democrats, too. are expected to nominate a fovrite son for the number-one post Sen. John F. Kennedy will hr t lie fit <t-ballot choice of the SC delegation. The Democrats will (Continued >>n page 2) MUSICALLY INCLINED—The 1960 version of the Trojan Symphonic Band, assembled above, will be playing tonight under the novel arrangement of two guest conductors, a departure from the normal performance which usually has only one. Starting at 8, the presentation will take place in Bovard Auditorium and will be broadcast over KUSC-FM. 'DOUBLE HEADER’ Trojan Heads To Host Lunch Two Directors At Dedication Will Lead Band p.m. Reta PI. 3: PI Hart 4:30. Beginning at 4:50 p.m. will lv* Delta Delta Delta and Sigma Phi Epsilon; NROTC 5:10; Pi Fela Phi and Delta Tau Delta 6:1(0; Hillel Foundation 6:20. At 6:40 p.m. will be Alpha Gamma Delta and Tau Kappa Epsilon; Kappa Kappa Gamma and Phi Kappa P<i 7; Theta Xi 7:20; University Hall 7:10; Delta Gamma and Reta Theta Pi 8. Alpha Chi Omega will record af £:20 p.m.; Kappa Alpha Theia and Phi Delia Theta 8:40: Delta Sicma Delta 9: and last Al-Tau Omega and Alpha Phi P* 9:20 Tickets will be available to oup directors at the recording ssion. Hillel to Hear Book of Job' A UCLA professor of philosophy will speak on "The Ethics of the Rook of Job” tonight at 8 at Hillel’s weekly Friday services at the Hillel center. Dr Abraham Kaplan, who is also on the facility of the Rran-deis Camp Institute, will be the guest speaker for the evening. The evening’s services will be conducted by students. A 12-voice choir will sing. Refreshments will also be served. Dr. Kaplan, who has taught in the Orient, is also on the staff of the Hebrew Union College in Oriental Philosophy and Religion. Steve Speigel. Hillel religious committee chairman, invited all students to attend tonight's services. Resolve Waits Top Approval The VSSC Senate’s resolution urging that the editor of the Daily Trojan bp placed on the newly revised Board of Publication« i* in the hands of the administration toila y awaiting its approval or rejection. Reports yesterday indicated that the makeup of the hoard as originally planned by the administration (two administrators. four faculty member« and two students) would not he changed, however. Manager of Student Publications Tim Reilly reiterated that the board would In no way be a censoring; body, honet er. “Its main job will be to pick tile most highly ipiaiified people available to edit our various campus publications,” he said. President Norman Topping anc’ the SC Roard of Trustees will host a luncheon today which precedes the dedication cere- I monv of Ilia Lion Feuchtwanger Memorial Library in Pacific Palisades. The invitational luncheon will be held at 17310 Sunset blvd.. I a' 12:30 p.m., and the dedication ceremony will be held at the home of Mrs. Marla Feuchtwanger. widow of the : novelist whose library collection j was given to SC last month, at 2 p.m. President and Mrs. Topping and Mrs. Feuchtwanger will greet guests at the luncheon. Vnveiling of Plaque At the dedication ceremony, ! Dr. Topping and Mrs. Feucht- j wanger will unveil a plaque in [ the late author's residence, lo- 1 cated at 520 Paseo Miramar, Pacific Palisades. “This is one of the last of Ihe great comprehensive personal collections by an intellectual.” said Dr. Lewis F. Stieg, SC librarian. in describing the gift as one of the most mportant of the past decade to any American university library. 25.000 Books The gift includes a collection j of more than 25.000 books and the estate in Pacific Palisades where the collection will be housed. Feuchtwanger died Dec. 21. 1958. Mr. Feuchtwanger, a scholar as well as a creative artist, had a collection which included im-(Continued on page 2) Something new will be added to concert music presentations tonight when two guest conductors swing the baton for the Trojan Symphonic Band's annual Spring Concert. The yearly musical presentation will begin in Bovard Auditorium at 8 p.m. General admission tickets cost 51. Students can obtain a special price of 50 cents. Radio station KUSC-FM, 91.5 megacycles, will be broadcasting the concert. Art Williams will commentate on the performance. In the woodwinds section guest Mitchell Lurie will direct the Trojan Woodwind Quintet. This is a departure from most concert performances, where only one guest conductor is featured, said William Schaefer, director of the Trojan Symphonic Band. A special highlight of the program will be the West Coast premiere of American composer Robert Ward's ‘‘Jubilation Overture.” The work, written during World War II while Ward was serving as leader of the 7th Infantry Division Ban»! during the Leyte an<i Okinawa campaigns, is a musical reflection of the ‘‘optimistic feeling” that the world conflict was approaching a visible end. As a complement to the Space Age, Gustav Holst’s orchestral suite “The Planets” will be featured in a special arrangement by Holst and Schaefer. The musical “masterpiece,” I written earlv in the century be-fore space travel was envisioned as a real possibility, presents a musical picture of the planets. Three selections of the seven planets depicted in the sequence will be played toiught — Mars, the bringcr of war, Venus, the bringer of peace and Jupiter, I the bringer of jollity. The program will open with the “March: Sabre and Spurs” by John Philip Sousa. The “Prince Igor Overture” from Alexander Borodin's opera “Prince Igor,” depicting the epic of Prince Igor, will also be one of the featured selections. A venture into the music of Bach to highlight the “organlike sonorities” of the Trojan Symphonic Band will be played this evening. John Myers, a member of the Trojan Symphonic Band and a graduate student in the SC I School of Music, arranged Bach's “Prelude and Fugue in E Minor, originally composed for the organ, f»r tonight's program. Band director William Schaefer has also made a special ar-I rangement of the first movement of Mozart's Symphonic Concert -ante for woodwind quartet and i band. Featured soloists for the piece will be Susan Weld, oboe: Jerry Kirkbride, clarinet; John Fes-i senden. bassoon; John Wunder-! lich. horn. Funeral Rites For Flewelling Will Be Held A memorial service for Dr. Ralph Tyler Flewelling, director emeritus of Ihe SC School of Philosophy, who died March 31, will be held in Bov.ne Hall of the Mudd Memorial Hall of Philosophy at SC at 4 p.m. this Monday. About 200 persons are expected to attend by invitation from Dr. William H. Werkmeister. director of the School of Philosophy^. There will lie organ prelude and postlud? by Dr. Irene Robertson. Scripture reading by Chaplain Clinton A. Neyman, reading of a biography of Dr. Flewelling and excerpts from his books by Dr. Werkmeister. two selections by the Madrigal Singers and brief eulogies by five men. Tributes will be paid by Chancellor Rufus B. von KleinSmid of SC: Dr. Wilbur H. Long, professor of philosophy; Dr. William Alamsha of Claremont Men’s College, a former student of Dr. Flewelling and representing the American Philosophical Associa-i tion; John Anson Ford, chairman of the California Fair Em-j ployment Practices Commission ' and former chairman of the I-o? Angeles County Board of Supervisors, representing the 20 Club; : and Dr. Garland Greever, SC professor emeritus of English, representing the 65 Club of retired SC faculty members. The memorial service will | close with prayers and benedic-I tion. Fourteen Queens of Campus Enter 1960 Edition of Miss SC Contest By RON KIBBY Daily Trojan Managing Editor Fourteen pretty campus queens have entered themselves in the Daily Trojan’s contest to find the 1960 Miss University of Southern California — an honor reserved for the perfect symbol of Troy's coed population. Miss SC will be selected by the Greater I>os A%igeles Press Club on Dodger night, Thursday. May 5. The winner will be delegated as the official Songfest i hostess and will receive many valuable prizes. Contest chairman Ron Zeigler invites any Trojan coed who is Ihe reigning queen of any campus organization or is the winner of any beauty contest to participate in the Miss SC Contest. i Queens who have not been notified or who have not yet responded to invitations mailed ! earlier this week, are urged to . notify the Daily Trojan no later j than 4 p.m. today. Interested women should either call university' extension 573 or stop in at the editor's office in 42S SU. Campus beauties who have entered the Miss SC Contest are Melinda Montgomery, El Rodeo Queen; Sharon Kelly, Maid of Cotton; Toni Monteleone, Chi Phi Watermelon Dig Queen; Faye Henderson, Theta Xi Cinderella; Jackie Malouf, Sweetheart of Sigma Chi; Beverly Brown, Engineering Queen. Other contestants are Shirley Bowles, Commerce Queen; Connie Kerr, glamour contest winner; Linda Scott. Sigma Phi Epsilon Queen; Sally Beck. Kappa Alpha Rose Queen; Ellen Monique, Sweetheart of Alpha Tau Omega; Kathy Gallagher. Phi Sigma Kappa Moonlight Girl; and Linda I>ee, Arab Students’ Queen-Scheherezade. The Theta Chi Dream Girl, who will be announced tomorrow, also been entered. has This y ear's pre-selection events begin Monday night when the eligible coeds will be honored at a banquet set for Julie’s Restaurant. More than 30 campus alumni, student, and administrative officials will l>e present. All candidates will be introduced and all details of the contest clarified at the dinner. The first and only elimination judging will take place on May 5. Ziegler has enlisted the critical judgments of several faculty, alumni, and administrative members to choose the five linalists. Judges who will select the five finalists are Francis Tappaan, vice president in charge of student and alumni affairs; Tom Nickell, director of fund raising; Dr. Robert Craig, professor of business administration; Dr. Russell Caldwell, associate professor i of history, and Eber Jacques, alumni representative. Final selection of the 1960 Miss SC will be left up to members of the Greater Los Angeles Press Club. Winner of the contest will receive a storehouse of prizes. Chairman Zeigler has arranged an all-expense-paid trip to Las Vegas for the winner and guest, evenings for a week as a guest of local night clubs, a portrait from Garfield, a wardrobe selection from Silvetwood’s, a trip to Metro - Goldwyn - Mayer studios and lunch with the stars. Each of the five finalists will be the subject of a feature personality sketch to appear on the front page of the Daily Trojan in the week prior to the selection of the winner. Miss SC candidates will also be busy as hostesses at Alumni Day, scheduled for Saturday, April 30. Bv JOE SALTZMAN Daily Trojan City Editor S President Mike Loshin. given full power by the ASSC Senate to investigate the Knights, yesterday brought forth new evidence substantiating the charge that the Trojan Knights service organization used a “dishonest and prejudiced” procedure in selecting new members. Two witnesses testifying before the AMS investigating committee promptly leveled four similar charges at the organization. 1. Scores issued after the April 1 Knight test were changed. 2. The tests were then burned with no tradition sanctioning this. 3. The Knight interviews were conducted without a faculty adviser which is a direct violation of the Knight constitution. 4. Many of the questions asked at the oral interview were politically founded and not pertinent to a service organization. The charges added and confirmed Senator Stan Gottlieb’s motion protests over the Knights method of selection. Loshin, chairman of the investigating committee, said that he would immediately take this information to Dr. Robert J. Downey, dean of students, sometime today. Two Witnesses The two students, one who was disqualified, another whose membership in the organization is still pending, told the committee that on the Monday night after the j Friday test (Apirl 4), they went to the Phi Delta Theta house and asked for Jim Childs, author of the test. Both students asked to see their scores and were told by Berg and Childs to wait. “Then Childs came down with a list, typed up with some typewritten scores next to each name,” they said. “One person had a passing 33 mistakes which had been changed in ink to the unpassing score of 43 mistakes,” they claimed. Both men said that other scores were changed, some higher, some lower. Both students were willing to tell their stories to Dr. Downey for further action. The four man investigating committee consists of Ted Schmidt, AMS vice president and Knight: Don Waller-stein, AMS secretary-treasurer who failed the test; Dayle Barnes, senior class president, Knight, and senate Executive cabinet representative; and Loshin, who is also a Knight. Names Withheld Loshin insisted that his two witnesses not have their names revealed until they have told Dean Downey their story. He said that others have personally come to him saying that they will only speak on the matter to the dean of students and only on the condition that they remain unidentified. Loshin said that he was asking Dave Berg, president of the Knights for a full report on selection procedures. He said that the scores were not changed and that every test near the passing score, above and below, were doublechecked and in some cases, more passed than did not. “We are looking for quality and quantity and we are not trying to exclude persons who are trying to get into Knights," he said. About the burning of the tests, he said that it had been done for the past two years so that questions would not be copied for next year’s examinations and put into fraternity files. McGrath Too Busy He informed the Daily Trojan that their adviser, Dr. William McGrath, dean of students—men, was informed of the interviews one hour and a half before the interview and could not come because of more important university business. Berg called the fourth charge a “deliberate false-hood.” “The questions asked at the oral interview have always been any or every questions the Selection Board members wanted to ask,” he said. The Selection Board consists of Wayne Warga, former president; Bart Porter, Songfest chairman; Ron Anderson, former vice president; Vince Stefano, spring vice president; Jim Coulter, member-at-large; and Berg. Loshin said that he just wanted to make sure that the Knights were a good and useful organization on campus. “The responsibility of the AMS is not only to protect and guarantee the rights of all men's organizations on campus but also to see that each individual male student is protected and guaranteed equal treatment in all university activities,” he said. “Several protests have been voiced regarding the selection procedure of the Trojan Knights organization which is an officially recognized student body organization and a member of AMS,” he added. Innocent Until Guilty Loshin said that his association believes that the Knights, as any organization, is innocent until proven guilty. “Following this aim, we will leave no stone unturned to determine the validity of the charges and accusations that have been brought to light,” he said. He said that the AMS recognizes the seriousness of this situtation and will dedicate full resources to determining the facts and uncovering the truth. “In order to insure an impartial hearing of the facts, only the duly elected AMS officers will be on the investigating board.” he said. “This is the concensus of other men’s presidents on the AMS governing cabinet, as they do not wish to sit in judgment of another men’s organization,” he reasoned. Parliamentarian Gary Dubin, commenting on the AMS investigation urged by the Senate, said that “Senate members have warned Loshin that action is expected and if not forthcoming, the investigation will revert back to the Senate.”
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 51, No. 108, April 22, 1960|
Springtime Themes Bloom For Row Partyers
SC Track Team Joins Star-Studded Field
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1960
Evidence Flung Against Knights Substantiates 'Prejudice' Charge
Two Witnesses Reveal Tactics
Phi Beta Kappas Report Additions
Phi Beta Kappa honors for outstanding scholastic achievements were announced yesterday with 33 SC students meritine membership in the national honorary society.
Among the elected group were three graduate students who had received their ,
Mock Politicos Plan to Stage 2 Conventions
doctorate decrees from SC to climax their scholastic records.
Initiation will take place Max 6 in the SC Town and Gown at 3:30 p.m., and dinner will follow the ceremony a* 6. Featured speaker «ill he Or. Lynn While, T'CLA professor of history and former president of Mills College in Oakland.
Thirteen majors wrre represented arnon^ th? newly elected Thi Rota Kappas, and English majors leu the list with 6 members. History and international relations majors tio«i for second honors with 4 members each.
Other majors included mathematics. psychology, political science. cinema, drama, philosophy, French, fine art«-, physics and journalism.
Graduate students named for membership wire Mrs. Carol Ruth Karp. Manuel Servin and Malham W. \Vakin.
Seniors, numbering 25. named «ere Roger Adams, Stephanie Mouen Adorns. Mary Ann Atitus-tine. Avis Ann Routell, Mary Elizabeth Brink. Page \dkins Ftickey, Mrs. Clarice Chase Caris.
Also honored were Fruce Lloyd Derwing, Elizabeth Isabel Dixon. .lean Conrad Gaskill. j .lames Cornelius Gloege, Anitp I/vuise Gregorv, Carol Jean Howe, Lucille Phyllis Liheralore, Russell Arthur I.ockhart.
Other seniors were A/aria Manuel, Antonio Juan Mender. Joseph D. Morales. C. Blanche ]V.\o. Donald George Perrin. Nina R. Shaw. James Howard Sm 'h. Gary Jack Sodikoff and Judith Deanna Wolf.
Juniors elected to the honor-arv sncietv included Nita Helen Fiss. Frankhn Rradshaw, Gary Frederic Kriecer. Susan Eve Laemmle, Nanelle Rappoport and Anne Elizabeth Slorer.
The students were selected b\ Ihe faculty chapter of SC’s Phi Feta Kappa honor a O’ society.
Although this semester's graduate students who were elected to the society were formerly graduated from other colleges and universities, they were considered the most outstanding of the:r group.
The seniors were selected from among the top 10 per cent of 1h',