DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 47, No. 99, March 20, 1956
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ROY MALE CHARMERS VIE IN CONTEST TODAY r0y Chest Establishes ¡ckel Poll Tax to Vote or Mr. Trojanality Title hA.,rP for SC malps to make personality and gnnrl Ivnff hp'‘nB nffprpri ,n candidates for the "Mr. iiltv" *ttlr T,ie ftnnuRl contest get* underway to-nd iMt* through Friday. otlnft' booths will bp available to students in front itiidfm union, »ccordlni ,,«! Chairman Barbara Max Truex. chosen by imp Alpha ^ .Vcent poll 'ax "111 Phis; Acacia Steve RoherKon, rteH for '>’,rh vo,r senior class pi-peldpnt and will hP divided hy Knlghls membpr. plckPd bv the (V<t anionc ihP YWCA. Kappa DpIIs; TKE Walt ‘ Wll-,nH thp Living War liams. Squire«, and LAS Council nipmbpr, spl->ctpd hv Alpha Epsilon Phi; and Acacia Lpo Evans, nominatpd by the Chi Omegas. Other Cnndlrtatp* Other candidates Include Aca-da Boh Jani, Songfest and Homecoming chairman, chosen by the Kappas; Celt Jack Casey, Knight presid’nt. named by the glBrt, and Tani's will bp Alpha Gams; football plaver *1 the contest winner. A Sam Tsagalaksls, selected by the n\ir «til ro to the house DC, house. Inr the wlnn?r. Sena tor-at-Large Dave Ger- ^¡ne to Miss Hysong, shenson, selpctpd by thp Gamma rial, ■-« (Iiest, ramptis non-rharitv orr»otr»tion, spon-wr|y collections for these Trnpltt AwnrflPd •Mr. Trojanality” trophy, Vith prizes donated by lond'i. Phe'P* Terkel. RjcorH Shop, College »very sorority has pn-a (indillate for the event. ■ additions to the lisi of ^ekerft are Kappa Alpha I Jones. sponsored by Al-appa Alpha; J<appa ^Sig Phis; basketball player Danny Rogers, a Phi Psi, nam^d by the Pi Phis; Beta Boh Halderman, rhospn by Alpha DpIIs; and Jack Dunne, sponsored by the Tri Dells. G Votes Tonight OK Candidates By thp Watchblrd ■» battle that will probably dpcide the ASSC vice iincy will be settled tonight when Trojans for Rep-Utlve Government delegates begin nomination bal-at P p.m. In the Phi Kitppa Psi house, 642 West ¡Street. | Dads Make Hit; Cigars Are Lit Obstacle Race Sets Pace for Greater Things Member* of th« sc Sports tar Club nr« looking forward to grpater thine«. Including a gv mkhan* ohstacls course run, aftpr a «licrrssflll flare and Hounds Rally Friday night that led competing drivers and cars through garbage dumps and Army Installations In Raid« In Hills. H Inning th« pvpnt. w hich had drlvprs «muring the 18,6-mllp rourse fnr signs of the limp markers placed earlier, was David Norton, IBM» Ford, with Rarr Ruston, Chevrolet Corvette, placing a close second. Rally Chairman Louis Mey-len said that "the event went oft Just right." "From Tommy Trojan to Rodpo Road and I .a Clenega Boulevard, lift lime markers «ere placed on the streets and roads," hp said. The «Inner, Norton, found 108 of thp markers as runner-up Ruston spotted tns. Varying numbers of the white markers «ere found by the othpr in cars entered. Meylan said. Southern G®l ¡-formic DAI LYfiTROJAN VOI. XIVII • 77 LOS ANGElfS, CAIIF , TUESDAY, MAR JO ,1956 NO 09 Twin Menaechmi' Opens Double Trouble Begins Wm which flared up in *ek’s dominating speeches Senator-at-Large Ma-ird «nd Chimes President aiison. Miss Laird seems 11 margin of strength on jc, but It is still uncertain t she can g’t the tvvo-ratf needed for nomina- Flr>t Rallnt Rattle Watchbirrt. however. Is ■ for a show of strength first hallot by Mis* Laird, hid going to her as !houses swing her way. But b?r candidate can get the ‘majority, the most like-would he for TRG to 1h «-omen for the position t the voters decide. «nly other seriously con-nominatlon is that for Ling, where A1 Pizzo and Kmidsen are both sppklng hacking. There the bid 1 rt to Knudsen. Taylor Shoo In the presidential post, In--ent Men's Representative Taylor should see little 'Jtyln taking the bid from President Chet Davis, «hose acceptance speech eek consisted mainly of Hf with opponent Tay lor, »naldered a serious thn«at nomination. Conceivably, id he given the party's for AMS president, a Weh «a* lefi unfilled in t nomination*. ’ other office where tt>»re “tition is for education *“t, with TRG very- likely t hoth Susan Halve and t In ine, Mnr« Nominations the two big races are ^ which may take most of mng. further nominations Tohably comp for posts left I**' time. More nominee exppripd for senator-’’’andidatps with voting I"! required to decide iy'l choicps. es, Coins, e Features Exhibit ejes Iwn old Roman n * *alt and pepper mill e* part of rhp industrial « design exhibit on dis-her Gallery through .iM'1’“'*" ‘"‘dents have “ tne piprpt on displav 7'u jewelry and sim-1 fulpture. '•f'J-rotta sculpture "o\ hotter an educa-^ *'» «Kn on ditQlay.. is thp name given I I, r'Jfflink* made of j , n agates mounted 0,her rufflink» inn made of wood, Precious stones «nd 1 .«ontgin, two Romin | *n8ravings ^ has variety and is «* simplicity and mified Poingdes-uritor. o have contiibut-whit ire Charles ” LUi. Ed Mallone, H*nrv Shinto, ! ' *n(^ Herb Dubin Tresldent Fred D. Fagg Jr. and IFC Coordinator Jerry Wulk recently became a grandfather and a father respectively- President and Mrs. F’egg became grandparents for, the first' time when a nine-pound so* was born to their daughter, Mrs. William Buchanan. Mrs. Buchanan Is the former Barbara Fagg. Her husband Is the son of the late Dr. James W. Ruchanan, fnrmpr director or research of the Allan Hancock Foundation. Wulk was presented with an H pound II11 ounce baby girl hy his wife, Mary Martha. The Wtilks have named her Floy Anne, after her grandmother. OFF WE GO1 Jet Speed Ace Takes SC Course I A one-time record holder of world-wide jet speed and altitude records is now a student at SC Lieut. Col. Marion E. Carl, who has flown more than 1000 | mil«s per hour and more than 15 j miles above the earth, has been assigned to SC for eight weeks instruction in aircraft accident prevention and investigation, j After completing the course he will become a wing safety officer at El Toro Marine Air Rase in California. ! On Aug. 24. 1947, Carl, then | a Major, set an official world [ speed record of G50.6 mile* per hour in a Douglas D-558 Sky-streak. He flew over a measured course above Muroc dry lake at Edwards, California. The record j was accepted by’ the Federation I Aeronautique International j On Aug. 31, 1953, he piloted a Douglas Skyrocket, over the same desert area to 83,235 feet, but this mark has since been I beaten. Bovard s Footlights Dim This Evening For Roman Comedy Tonight the SC drama department launches the Bovard thpater season with the opening of the Roman Comedy "Twin Menaechmi." As a result of last Thursday night’s "City at Night" television broadcast, one of Bovard's largest first night audiences is expected for the ----------------- 8:30 curtain, of the comedy Titus Plautus. "Twin Menaechmi' will present for four more performances through next Saturday. A special 2:30 matinee will be featured tomorrow for high school students. SC students arp also welcome to attend the matinee. Douhl« Trouble A east of 17, starring Ken Niles Jr. as Menaechmus of Epidamnus, Peter Hayman as Menaechmus of SyTacuse, and Gretchen Kane as Erotium will relive the days of the classical city of Epidamnus. Before the actual story of NORTHBOUND WINNER Bay City GOP Trip Offered to Essayist An expense paid trip to fhe i Republican National Convention | in San Francisco in August will he awarded to a coIIpe* student ! who writes the bpst essay entitl- I ed "Why I Am a Republican.” | Sponsored bv the National Committee of Young Republican Clubs, the contest is open to all citizens between IT and 25. i Essays are limited to 300 j words, and must be submitted to Dave Johnson of the Trojan Young Republican Club by May 15. Entry blanks for the contest may hp secured from Johnson at the Theta Xi fraternity house ; prior to the deadline date Johnsons phone number is R1 8-86,1 "This contest is designpd to stimulate political interest among students in colleges and universities across the country. Johnson said. Three essay* will he >elccted by the local club to be sent to national headquarters They will then compete with those sent from local clubs across the nation. Essays will be judged by a committee of prominent Republican leaders. The winner will be chosen on the basis of clarity of thought, originality and interest. AdiWWonal information concerning thp contest may be obtained from Johnson at the mepting tonight at R at thp Pi Beta Phi sorority house. Johnson emphasized that the contest is opeYi to all college Republicans and is not I'PsHict-ed to members of the organization. At tonight s meeting, plans for the Republican Mock Nominating Convention .will he reported by Special Events Chairmen Jim Hurst, Johnson, and Tom Smith ______ Woody Wilson, and Barney Ros-enzvveig as slaves, and Ken Shanks as the prologue speaker are also appearing in the play. Dr. James H. Butler, chairman of the drama department, is directing the classical farce. It is Dr.' Butler’* fir»t production since 19M when he directed Sophocles' "Eleetra” for Bovard audiences. ‘The reason I wanted to do "Twin Menaechmi” was not only because of my interest in Greek and Roman plays, but because Plautus was an outstanding “Twin Menaechmi” starts, many I comic playwright who has been things will have already happen-( more or less overlooked," Dr. ed to its tw'o principals. | Butler »aid. They were horn twins In the 1 Translating "Twin Menaech- city of Syracuse, separated i mi” into modern vernacular and when they were 7 years old, and 1 slang was the job of Dr. Arthur never saw parh other again. H. Weston, professor emerilusof On. of thP twins hpcame the 1 clag*ira] languages department, son of a rich merchant who Dr. Weston previously translat-made Menaechmus his heir when ' Braggart Warrior’ for a I hp died and provided him w-ith a ^ama department presentation. | rich and beautiful wife. He lived i Musie for the play was com-tn th. city of Epidamnus The Pos'*d H»r°ld °wen- praduate I other twin was raised bv his 1 »tudent in the School of Music, j grandfather in the city of Syra- Owen will^also arcomPany the j cuse. ' Ijong-Ixwt Brother j The *tory opens when the I j twin from Syracuse starts to search for his long-lost brother | and finally arrives in Epidamnus where his rich brother lives. Other members of the cast j are French Tickner as Brush; j J George Feigelman as Messino: [ Carol Daniels and Herb Pataki I as the wife and faher-in-lawr of | Mpnaechmus of Epidamnus; and Lpe Whiting as the physician. I Sam Casson as Cylindrus; j Karen Kester as maid servant of Erotium; James Dunne and | Jerry Royal as porters; Elroy i Maczek as Decio; Rick Colitt, cast on the piano during the performance. ★ ★ ★ Cast, Crowd To Fete Play A new tradition will be born tonight with the opening of the SC drama department's production of "Twin Menaechmi” In Bovard Auditorium. Tonight * "First Nighters" will attend the first after-play re- EVENINC LECTURERS Drugs, Music To be Discussed IRANIANS TO WELCOME NEW YEAR WITH TEA \n Iranian statesman-educator will help the Ira-no— American Relations Club usher In theh Persian New Year this afternoon. ■Manorher Eqbal. president of the University of Tehran, will he honored at a New Year lea In Town and flown Foyer at 4 p.m. The Iranian new year, or Nov-Rooi, begin* on the first dav of spring, according lo a calendar conceived hy Persian poet and astronomer Omar Khayyam The earth will begin a new revolution around the lun at exactly 5:25 this afternoon, according lo the ralendir. Eqhal Is a former governor of Khorasan province and has acted as minister of education and health In Iran. He la visiting the U.S. on an exchange of leader» program and Is a «ue*t of the State Department Nov-Rooz activities will be climaxed Saturday night with an Oranian ball. It will U held In the Statler Hotel’* PacHic Room. A1 Gayle* orcestra will provide th.e music. The »eml-formal danc. I* open to all SC student* tor *2. Invitations to the dance have been presented to movie »tars Debra Paget. Cornel Wilde, Joan Taylor, John Derek, and Raymond Massey. They are *PP«*r* Ing in Paramount Picture*’ "The Uvm of Omar Khay- ^»ri yam. Halsey Stevens, head of thp composition department in the School of Music, will be the guest speaker at the 23rd an-| nual research lecture and dinner ; of the SC Graduate School to-1 morrow at 6:15 pm. in the Town and Gown banquet hall "Folk Music Influence on the Music of Bela Bartók" will be the subject of Professor Stevens’ talk. A biography by Steven* I was recently written on the Hungarian composer. Stevens’ works have been per-the university to write "William Sycamore” last fall for the Diamond Jubilee. "The Ballad of William Sycamore" will be ppr-formed at the lecture dinner hy the A Cappella Choir. Other works by Stevens include hi* Symphony No: 1. "Tris-kelion," and various vocal composition* In 1946 Stevens joined the SC music faculty. Steven* »turned composition at the University' of California, Berkeley, with Ern-pst Bloch, and *• Syracuse University, with William Berwald. Stevens works h*ve been performed throughout the United States and various European countries, including Italy, Portu-gual Germany, Belgium, France, and other*. I In 1953 Stevens’ hook, "The ' Ufa *nd Mu»ic of Bela Bartók,” was published hy the Oxford ) University Pres* Thl* book is the first full length »tudy of the composer Steven* has also wnt-| ten article* in thu country. • England and Hungary. Three lectut'ps In the science of drugs will be delivered this wsek by Dr. J. H. Burn, British pharmacologist. Dr. Burn gave the first of the four lecture*, which are being sponsored by the Morrl* Henry Nathanson Memorial F\ind, last night. He *poke on “The action of acetylcholine on the heart and other structures." He will lecture again tomorrow at 8 p.m. in 133 FH on "The functions of epinephrine and norepinephrine,” and Friday in 129 FH an “The supersensitivity of denervated structure*.” The fourth address will he given at 11 a.m. Thursday in the I.o* Angeles County Hospital auditorium. Dr. Burn ha* been associated with Oxford University for 19 vear* He recently wa* In residency at Vsnderbilt University medical »chool in N**hville, Tenn., at winner of the Abraham Flexner lectureship The lectureship i* awarded btannual-ly to an out**anding contributor to *cler,ce. After studying tlve actions of epinephrina and norepinephrine, Dr. Bum showed why a patient's blood pressura may rise temporarily when ht is excited or disturbed. Thi* reaction la caused hy the blood vessels’ extreme sensitivity to norepinephrine after a part of the autonomic nervnu* system ha* been removed The autonomic nervou* *ystem control* automatic bodily function*, *ueh as heart rata and intestinal movement*. oeption In SC theater history. The reception will be held in the YWCA from 11:15 to 12.30. Everyone who attend* the play I* Invited to the reception, which will feature dancing, refreshments, and entertainment by Guitarist Tony Brand and a group of Spanish dancers. All sorority Row women who are present at the play and the reception will not be subject to lockout until 12:30 a m. Dean of Students Bernard L 1 Hyink, Counselor of Men Robert j Gordon, Director Dr. .lames H. Butler, ASSC President Jerry McMahon ,and Vice President Betty Metzger will form a reception line at the affair. Dean Hyink will give a welcoming address and Dr. Butler will Introduce tbs cast of "Twin Menaechmi.” Brand and his guitar have been featured over station XEL In Mexico City amU^'KW in Pasadena. He has worked on TV shows at SC and played at the El Malador In Westwood. The Spanish dancers, Maiio Miguel Montipjo, Manola Maya, and Luis Rivera, will feature *uch Spanish numbers a* .Sols-ares, Alegrlas and Slgutriya*. TO VIEW VISUAL AIDS Free-lance Designer Slates Friday Talk Saul Bass, free-lance designer and advertising artist, will practice what he preaches Friday night at 8 in 226 FH. w’hen he discusses "Visual Communication of Ideas.” Visual sids, In th form of col- S kali Dagger Deadline Set •'Today 1* the deadline for d«*ns and member* to submit names for membership for Skull and Dagger,” President Jerry Rlanklnshlp announced yesterday. Names should he turned Into John Morley 1011 SI . Thursday at t p.m. Skull and Dagger will hold a »election meeting In Prenlripnt Fagg'* conference room. Forum Lecturer To Discuss Art Art form* and th?lr influence« on each other will be discussed j this afternoon at 4:15 in the, semester's fifth Philosophy Forum. Meredith Thompson, associ-1 ale profe**or of Knglish, will speak on “Some Parallels of Artistic Expression” In Rowne Hall of Mudd Memorial Hall. Thompson feels hi* position Is a somewhat humorous one. "It ihould be amusing to see * rrssrn-her of the English department get up and talk on other art forma,” he »aid. "I remember watching the novelist John Ersklne give a piano recital *ome yvtar* ago,” said Thompson. “He wa» actually a quite good pianist, but before he began to pity he turned to hii audience and said that the only reason most of them had com* wa* to *ee if he eould really play. And he was right.” Interest In Culture Thompson helisve* that the student of literature 1* naturally interested in culiure a* a whole "Therefore, no matter wh*t part of literature he U concerned with, ha »hould be acquainted with all the arts," he tald. “As a student of literature, I'll attempt to look at music, art, and architecture. Naturally I'll Inject the prejudior1* and preoccupation* of a writer. II couldn't possibly be otherw ise.” | "Of coursp, there are all kinds of Inter-relation* between the art* at all time*," 'Chompson said “The pnMry of the mlddlp age* came into existence with the music w’hlch accompanied It j It was written for music. K,>amp|p of Keats "Keat*' 'Oda to a Grecian Urn' Is an excellent example of , thi* sort of thing,” h* »aid “It's true that the actual urn has never been discovered It's just j as likely an imaginary compila- j tion of all the urns he'd ever, seen But the fact remain* that | this is one of the moat remarkable poems written in the Eng-! lish language which drew its inspiration from another art form " said Thompson Thompson has been with the SC FngliKh department for eight year*. He was educated In Canada tnd England tnd received hit doc tor at* in Germany. j | or slides, will support his lecture. He wijl show how variable the graphic arts can be to anyone who Is trying to convey Ideas. Bass, creator of the promotional art used In the "Man with the Golden Arm;" “The Seven Year Itch," and "Carmen Jones," is sponsored by Sigma XI, national science fraternity. "We realize that you can't put a bosom on an enzyme, but these things can be presented Interestingly through the use of caricatures and animation,” said Sigma Xi Program Director Paul . Saltman. n "Saltman vigorously supports Bass's ideas on the visual aids and graphic arts methods of instruction. Concentrating cm the scientific fields, Saltman claims that scientists have made much of their work and theory unpalatable to the public. “We have to inform people in a manner which will enable them to understand such things as the atom and the human body. Anything that will make this stuff interesting and exciting will be a great help to science," he said. Saltman cited Life Magazine as a particularly outstanding example of what can be accomplished through the use of visual aids in the mass communication of scientific ideas. "Their method is the very method that scientists can use among themselves, with the general public, and especially with students,” Saltman said Notice Veterans attending the university under P.L. S50 (Korean G.I. BUI) may pick, up their attendane« forms today in the Office, of Veteran Affairs. Instructors cannot sign until the laat class of the week aJid the forms will not be accepted in the Office of Veteran Affairs before 10 a.ni.. Thursday. Mari'h IS. The signature of the Director ol Deferred Tuition m*v be obtained at any time. » Rlwyn I Brook*, Assistant Regular.
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 47, No. 99, March 20, 1956|
|Description||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 47, No. 99, March 20, 1956.|
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ROY MALE CHARMERS VIE IN CONTEST TODAY
r0y Chest Establishes ¡ckel Poll Tax to Vote or Mr. Trojanality Title
hA.,rP for SC malps to make personality and gnnrl Ivnff hp'‘nB nffprpri ,n candidates for the "Mr. iiltv" *ttlr T,ie ftnnuRl contest get* underway to-nd iMt* through Friday.
otlnft' booths will bp available to students in front itiidfm union, »ccordlni
,,«! Chairman Barbara Max Truex. chosen by imp Alpha ^ .Vcent poll 'ax "111 Phis; Acacia Steve RoherKon, rteH for '>’,rh vo,r senior class pi-peldpnt and
will hP divided hy Knlghls membpr. plckPd bv the (V