DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 47, No. 112, April 13, 1956
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ndependents Form Taylor Bloc Southern DAI LY#TROJAN — PAGE THREE — Beastly Weather Cuts Sports Schedule LOS ANGELES, CALIF., FRIDAY, APR. 13, 1956 NO. 112 CAN THE PARTY SURVIVE? Politicians Debate DC Bolt of TRC By the Watchblrd What, effect Delta Gamma's eventual withdrawal from TRG will have Is being debated today by both party members and interested outsiders around campus. Many observers say this is the most significant withdrawal from the powerful party In its eight-year history. During these stormy years hous,.* have often entered, withdrawn, and re-entered. Wednesday night, the DG sorority submitted a request for resignation to the executive committee of the pp.rty ShkO JAM atSSIQN—Bonga beats and (can rhythms will fill the air around ird Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. Sunday the fifth annual African Harvest is presented by 25 students from 10 Southland schools. Pictured are five of the female performers who will appear in the Ojojo dance. John Iboko is in front. ical Collegians Will Combine lent in African Drum Beats an bongo arid tom-tom the grandaddies of rock II—will jolt the usually-surroundings of Bovard ■ium Sunday at 8:30 p.m. fifth »nnual African Har-wtival is presented by i of ten Southern. Cali-universities and colleges, a "man and civ” lecture, 1 educational in the ways sr cultures, the festival annually presents some of the : native costumes, wrestling, drum dances native to many of the \ communication, and bongo and African peoples. Included in the cast of 25 are students from SC, UCLA, Pep-perdine, Oxy, LACC, Pasadena City College, Pieros Agricultural College, Loyola College, Pomona, and Chapman College. Performances in the festival Include an African wedding dance, African folk riano.’s with ¡TY EXPLAINED ! Major Bodies Set TRC Policy tor’t not*—ThK in the * aeries of articles on Politic* *nd the last tfon o( TRG. Tomorrow ■tchblrd review* the Mat of Theta Nu F.psi-<lerfround political tom-tom rhythms, Iboko said. He outlined the wedding dance: “All that is symbolized in this number includes the asking of a girl's hand by a boy, the acceptance of the proposal by a girl and the merriment that follows in the singing and dancing. The dance outlines the work of both the boy's and girl's families in finding If the other family is suitable to marry into, Iboko said. Following final checking, the engagement is announced and lasts from orv» to seven year* before the marriage ceremony finally culminates the courting. “Extreme rejoicing and celebration are expressed In the wedding danos," Iboko stated. Pointing out that there is no admission charge to the two-hour show, Master of Cere-to convince part> | monjcg chukuemaka Okeke said Society of Law To Fete 50th Year at Meet The American Society of International Law will celebrate its 50th anniversary at a regional meeting in the Law School Building, beginning at 9 a.m. tomorrow. Theme of the meeting will be “The Role of International Law in National Courts and Agencies: Fifty Years of Development.” A group of prominent speakers are scheduled to address the group at this meeting. Leonard Meeker, State Department legal advisor, will discuss “The Law of Nations in the National Government.” Meeker is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was a classmate of William P. Gray, president of the Los Angeles Bar Association. The international law aspects of an*i-trust legislation as it affects the conduct of business in foreign countries will be discussed by Wolfgang Friedman, professor of law at Columbia University. Friedman is director of international legal research at Columbia. He was formerly with the political intelligence department of the foreign office in London, SHEAF, and the British Control Commission for Germany. He has degrees from universities in London, Berlin, and Melbourne, and has taught in law schools at universities in numerous countries. Davidson Sommers, general counselor for the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development In Washington, D.C., will speak on the International Finance Corporation and the economic side of international law Summers is also a In order to assist Chimes Pres- putg up B candidate op- !j * r „ - nr* im Unx ident VI Jameson, a DG, in her campaign for the ASSC vice presidency against TRG-endorsed Mary Laird. ASSC Secretary Sue COrwiu read the request from the DGs, saying they believed in Miss Jameson's "high ideals” and her statement that an office as important as ASSC vice president should not go uncontestcd. The Chimes president made known her intention to run for the office independent of any party backing Monday, after losing the TRG-party endorsement to Miss Laird several w'jeks ago. Resignation Accepted At the conclusion of the emo-tion-packed meeting of TRG hierarchy, the executive committee voted 25 to 2 to recommend to the party's General Assembly to “accept the resignation with regrets.” Until the acceptance, Delta Gamma is still a member of the party. Senator-j\t-Large Dave Ger-shenson said, “Vi sincerely b?-lieves in her ideals and Is not running just to add another office to her lioi!sé7'r Even Miss Laird cited the DG* as "a backbone of TRG.” Discussion arose about whether the party could not support both candidates in the election, thus keeping DG in the fold. The TRG constitution has no provision saying that a house Croup Pledges Full Support in ASSC Election Twenty-five Independents, headed by Debate Captain Murray Bring, have formed the Independents for Taylor, a political action group whose primary Interest is in getting Greg Taylor elected in the forthcoming ASSC elections. "We are convinced Taylor as by far the more qualified ASSC presidential candidate, t----------------------- Bring said, and his record j 0( (|1r group have vowed to fullv shows he is fully deserving of) .. , ... \ Independent support. " , ,,lppor' Tavlors The Independents for Taylor wl11 hnld regular meetings to dls-Will take an active role In plan- j cuss their parts In the campaign. Sports Cars Run Tomorrow In Gymkhana Tomorrow at 10 a.m. the tachs will spin as motor* roar and gear* clash, for it will be gymkhana day at SC. Sponsored by the Trojan Sport* Car Club, the gymkhana will pit the driving ability of SC students against an obstacle Harvard graduate and served as ■ course laid out on the Coliseum special assistant to the Secro- 1 parking lot at 39th and Menlo, tary of War before joining the Drivers will race against time posing a party-endorsed candi date is automatically expelled. Constitutional question Party Chairman Joe Cerrell In I reading the constitution »aid a I group or organization could only I b? asked to resign for "disloyalty to the party.” Gershenson said that If the ] party would allow the DGs to remain in the party and still keep Miss Jameson on the ballot, it would set a precedent for member houses to run candidates without party endorsement. “The beginning of the end for TRG,” was the phrase Gershenson used in emphasizing that DGs must resign. “A TRG nomination will mean absolutely nothing If we allow DGs to remain In the party and still nominate t!»?lr own candidates," Senior Class President Steve Robertson said. "If It remains in, the party people will think any house can run anyone it wants, regardless of party doctrine." Afiotb?r question the withdrawal will bring up is whether TRG will continue to hack two other Delta Gammas candidates —Joan Sparling for srnator-at-large and Jeanne Casendyke for junior else* vice president. Up to Party Robertson said he felt Ihe party want» to still support the other DG candidates, but said the final say was up to the General Assembly of TRG. Robertson opened the executive meeting with a talk on party unity. “Last yjar's campaign created party unity, because no houses plotted against each other.” "Losers have a tendency to scream politic* and dirty play,’ ning and implementing Taylor's campaign and strategy. Members j Federal Man Will Discuss Overseas Jobs A representative of the U.S. State Denartment.’ will visit SC Monday and will outline Foreign Service opportunities available to qu&.ified college graduates. Robert C. Brewster, the representative, will also explain the examining process for entry into the Foreign Service as a career officer. The State Department announced recently that a special written examination for Foreign Service officers will be-held on June 2, and that applications for the examination must be received before May 11. Brewster, now with the International Cooperation Administration. will talk with promising studenTs' "or" n'lifory. political science, international relstlpns, economics, foreign languages, business and public administration. Four SC students, who passed the oral and written exam* last year, will enter the Foreign Service Institute in Washington, DC, this summer for on-the-job-training as career officers. Richard E. Rush, Robert Munn, Donald C. Ferguson, and John A. Jensen will join more than 50 SC graduates who have entered the Foreign Service Officer Corps since World War T. The State Department has an Rrlng Dlaclaltm Charge* Bring, Blue Key president and former senator-at-large, has disclaimed the charges that Taylor has sold out hi* fellow independents. "Contrary to the myth Carl Terzian supporters are trying to perpetrate upon the independents, Taylor did not sell out the independents when he joined TRG. He,is the only independent candidate in the ASSC presidency race and the man most deserving of our support,” Bring said. In addition to Bring, other member* of the Independents for Taylor are Lauretta Misraje, Don Masuda, aqd Morris Meadow, who are serving a* vice chairman, executive director, and campaign manager for the group. More Backer* Dated Also among the independents who are forming the nucleus of Taylor's supporters are Jerry Detwiler, past Alpha Phi Omega president; Jerry Baker, past Senior class president; Burt Kar-son. Music School president; Ralph Studevant, Dental School president; Boh Croutch, senator-at-large; Robert Poff, PA president; and Alphonso Altivero*. past Intercullural Club president. Additional members are Norm Meiss, Ken Meyers, Gene Fredericks, Tom Harrison, Gary Wi-dell, Don Singer, Shirley Shubin, Lillian Kim, Ester Avrutin, Arlene Lindsay, Nick Diaman, Norm Brady, Judy Orlick, and Larry Lerner. “In my four years at SC I have not found a more sincere and hard working Independent," Bring added. "He has done an nounccd that its officers will warned Robertson. "Kappa Slgs j cover more than 200 colleges outstanding job with everythig went out scrpaming dirty pol- i and universities in the nation he has undertaken and I am con- itiex last week, in order to re- I this spring In search of qualified i vlnced he will do an equally fine reive support from TOE." men and women. job as ASSC president. TO RECEIVE MEMBERSHIP legal department of the World Bank ten years ago. Two panel discussions will be ) »J the Watchblrd p>r,y l* divided into two nt a£*ncies or voting ■ the General Assembly, Executive Committee. *U*mbly is the total of the party, which ust once each semes-1 in this body are the ntstives of the frater-sororities, as well as ^independent representa-compose the TRG E«cutive Committee one representative 1 ?! lhe fraternities lu M the party, as "1 ‘ndependents. ” the same as All candidates are interviewed, or "screened, leaders of his loyalty to the party, that he is aware of the ^ ............ issues of the campaign, of his I ceptef|, , ,h3‘P,5 I lems 0^ the 'practicing'li*wy the United States from all parts 1 of Africa,” he said. "We hope to give Americans , , . ,. j , „f States and foreign Courts, a better understanding of us and “ our country and customs by this i Dean of Law Robert Kingsley annual show,” Okeke and Iboko I will be on hand to welcome the qualifications for office, and of other factors salient to his candidacy. Screening sessions are not • atructure is basically ! complicated but are merely the j sort of inquisitions which every that donations to the African ( held du morn, QM of Students Association will he ac-1 ^ mfetlng Qne wj„ ^ 'Some International Legal Problems of Ihe Practicing Lawyer,” while the other will deal with International Law in United candidate must undergo at the behest of those who will pledge him support. Need 2 3 Vote A candidate must receive a favorable vote of the Executive Committee as well as a two-thirds vote of the General As-sembly in order to secure party j nomination. By the same token,* membership in the party depends upon a favorable vote of the | Executive Committee and a two- i thirds vote of the General Assembly. It also takes a two-thirds vote of the assembly to reject a member from its ranks. Thirteen sororities and 15 fra- j . _« ternities belong to the party ai ticefs of the party . the present time. Sorority mera-"rr**l. president; Al- her* are Delta Gamma, Alpha Barbara Pape, vice Phi, Pi Beta Phi. Kappa Alpha ™°_Joan Beisang. I Theta, Alpha Epsilon Phi, Gam Phi Anita stated. They said that the program is aimed at interesting visitors to Africa so that it may be seen that Afi'lca is not a mass of jungles, but an exciting and modern country. _________________ group at 9:30 a.m., following registration at 9 o'clock. The registration fee including the luncheon is $5. A special fee for students, not attending the luncheon, li $1. • and Pi treasurer Maker Committee, • minimum of once >» ostensibly the I body of the party, functions is that of for Tpieenin*' candi* mu nomination ma Phi Beta, Alpha Chi Omega, Kappa Delta, Delta Delta Delta, j Alpha Delta Pi, Chi Omega, Kap- j pa Kappa Gamma, and Alpha Omicron Pi. Fraternities in the party are Sigma Nu, Pi Kappa Alpha, Acacia, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma \ Chi, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Sigma j ■*ndm , Huiiimauuii. i Kappa. Theta XI, Alpha Rho Chi, j *i4t f en(lo‘sed by the Zeta Beta Tail. Beta Thela Pi I ir* ,hi* committee Psi Upsilon. Delta Tau Delta . * "efore the p*rt> Phi Gamma Delta, and Plu Kap- candidate*. , „« P,|. 1 SVENDSON, EDWARDSON ELECTED IN AWS CONTEST Margie Svendson and Peggy Edwardson were elected secretary and treasurer, respectively, in a close battle in the Associated Women Students run-off election yesterday. Miss Svendson's 247 total votes won over Kathy Nleineyer's 226 votes for secretary. There were six abstentions. Peggy Edwardson polled 242 votes for treasurer to defeat the 233 votes polled by Linda Llscom. There were four abstentions. “There was a total of 479 votes cast, *o all in all I feel that It was a good idea to have extended the election time. Seventy-six more women voted on the extended day,” said Cammie King, AWS election chairman. The run-offs climaxed last week’s AWS election in which Jean Niersbach was elected president and Joan Beisang, vice president. I'm sure that with the excellent support shown by ihe women students in this election, we will have a successful year Ip AWS next fall,” said Misa Nlersharh. through a labvrinth-like course »gainst the stop watch. They will he judged on their ability to reverse and turn around in extremely small spaces, and to park post haste. The driven will iace through acceleration and braking tests. As a climax they will be required to finish the test blind- Massachusetts Senator To Address Democrats John F. Kennedy, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, will address the Trojan Democratic Club today at 3 p.m. In 226 FH. In 1952, Kennedy defeated the incumbent U.S. Senator Henry GlSBHSIPSPiSFI ... ; ■ *sí¿* ■*>... lolded under the instruction of | Cabot Lodge Jr. bv over 70,000 a navigator supplied by the driv- votes. This was the highest vote I ever given to a candidate in | either party for the U.S. Senate in the history of Massachusetts. Senator Kennedy has just published his newest book, "Profiles in Courage,” which is an account of the pressures endured by Senators who spoke out lor what they believed to be the national interest in opposition to the heated feelings of their constituents. Kennedy attended the Lonaon School of Economics in 1935-36 and took graduate courses at I SA C'ar* Allowed The gjmkhana is primarily designed for sports cars, but will be open to any American domestic car. Entrants will be judged in classes depending on their size. Trophies will be awarded to winners in all classes at a future social affair. "All drivers who consider themselves above average In the handling of automobiles should come out and pit their skill against the field," urged Vic Hoover, publicity chairman for the club. Hoover also urged lYiat all stu- Stanford in 1940. dents interested In joining the Entering Ihe Navy club come to tne Tuesday meeting which will be held in 104A of the cinema department at 3 p.m. Following the election of officers, the last Indianapolis Road Race will be depicted on film. Navigational Rally “The Club is looking for teams to enter the 24 hour navigational rally which will be held May 24 and 25," Hoover said. During the navigational rally all cars must follow a prescribed 600 to 700 mile course and arrive at all check points at in 1941, Senator Kennedy served as a PT boat commander in the South Pacific during World War II. For inluries sustained by him in the Solomons, lie was awarded the Purple Heart and, for Ihe rescue of his crew, was awarded the Navv and Marine Corps Medal. In March of 1945, he was retired for injuries by the Navy. Paul Ziffien, Democratic national committeeman from California, will introduce Kennedy, who will receive honorary mem- SENATOR JOHN f. KENNEDY . . . speakt at 3 today TDC President Joe hership into the Democratic set eime, The tar with the low- Club. There will be a question addresses by eieht est total margin of error is de- and answer period directly after party members this clared tha winner. Trojan Democrats are affiliai- ship from ed with Ihe California Depiocra- ! Cerreti, tic Council and hav* sponsored "A business meeting will fol- prominent low the talk and all new mem-ear. Lach 1 hers are urged to attend," said the Senators talk. I man has received club member- l President Cerrcll.
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 47, No. 112, April 13, 1956|
ndependents Form Taylor Bloc
— PAGE THREE —
Beastly Weather Cuts Sports Schedule
LOS ANGELES, CALIF., FRIDAY, APR. 13, 1956
CAN THE PARTY SURVIVE?
Politicians Debate DC Bolt of TRC
By the Watchblrd
What, effect Delta Gamma's eventual withdrawal from TRG will have Is being debated today by both party members and interested outsiders around campus.
Many observers say this is the most significant withdrawal from the powerful party In its eight-year history. During these stormy years hous,.* have often entered, withdrawn, and re-entered.
Wednesday night, the DG sorority submitted a request for resignation to the executive committee of the pp.rty
ShkO JAM atSSIQN—Bonga beats and (can rhythms will fill the air around ird Auditorium at 8:30 p.m. Sunday the fifth annual African Harvest is
presented by 25 students from 10 Southland schools. Pictured are five of the female performers who will appear in the Ojojo dance. John Iboko is in front.
ical Collegians Will Combine lent in African Drum Beats
an bongo arid tom-tom the grandaddies of rock II—will jolt the usually-surroundings of Bovard ■ium Sunday at 8:30 p.m. fifth »nnual African Har-wtival is presented by i of ten Southern. Cali-universities and colleges, a "man and civ” lecture, 1 educational in the ways sr cultures, the festival
annually presents some of the : native costumes, wrestling, drum dances native to many of the \ communication, and bongo and
Included in the cast of 25 are students from SC, UCLA, Pep-perdine, Oxy, LACC, Pasadena City College, Pieros Agricultural College, Loyola College, Pomona, and Chapman College.
Performances in the festival Include an African wedding dance, African folk riano.’s with
! Major Bodies Set TRC Policy
tor’t not*—ThK in the * aeries of articles on Politic* *nd the last tfon o( TRG. Tomorrow ■tchblrd review* the Mat of Theta Nu F.psi-