DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 48, No. 72, February 13, 1957
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Doheny Investigators End Probe Survey To Be Before Results Aired Senate High School Leaders to Visit ASSC Senate Meet Tonight Six student body presidents from local high schools will be among the high school student leaders visiting the ASSC senate meeting tonight at 7 pm. Included are Mike Giannini. student body president from El Segundo High, with his vice-president. Yvonne Mayer; Da\e Cooling, president of University High, with boys’ league president Bruce Patterson and Kate Hanrahan, president of the Westlake School for Girls student body, with vice president Mary Marvin. St intent Leaders Also are Lynore Cause, president of Mav field School for Kappv Lynch: Robert R. Walker. president of Chadwicn School, and the former student j president. Bill Hamner: President Vic Weber of Glendale Hoover High along with Vice President Jeff Prugh. Four leaders from El Camino Junior College, Fred Fredericks, i student body president. Mac Prior, AMS president: Jim Brett, public relations chairman, and Jeannette Blank, student body j secretary, will also be present. This evening the Senate will ; hear several letters read, includ- | ing one from Georgia and Red i Skelton answering a December telegram concerning the serious illness of their son. Richard. Will Re Read Correspondence from Dr. Fred D Fagg. retiring university | president; Forrest Twogood. head basketball coach and a certificate from the Eastside Bovs’ j Club will also be read. Recommendations to send a letter to new football coach Don j Clark and to make the chair- : man of the local Red Cross a non-voting senator are among \ 1he resolutions to be introduced ' to the Senate. Festivities Set For SC Alumni The campus will be brought to SC alumni ,n four areas over Southern Calilornia beginning today by Arnold Eddy, executive director of the (Jen-eral Alumni Association. Beginning with a Valentine dinner dance at the Disneyland Hotel, the First Annual Orange County Trojan Cluh will honor Chancellor Rufus B. von KIeinSmid. He will address the dinner event to be presided oxer by Tommy Walker, president of the elub. Eddy will be joined by ( apt. Hart I). Hilton of the campus NROTC unit and Rod De-deaux. varsity baseball coach, in a series of events. The group will meet alumni at a luncheon for former Trojans in the Redlands-River-side-San Bernardino areas on Februarv 19 at the Redlands <iolf and Tennis Association headquarters. Deadline Closes Theater Tryouts Today is the last day for tryouts for G. Mart inez-Sierra's play "Cradle Song." Tryouts will be held in the Stop Gap Theatre at Exposition Blvd. and Hoover St. from 3 to 6 p.m. today. The play will open March 19 and run until the 23 in Bovard Auditorium beginning at 8:30 p.m. IN COMMON Troy Faculty Group Lives In Project Many university professors | are now living in a cooperative I housing project in the Baldwin Hills area. The project, originated by Professor Harvey Locke of the sociology department and Professor Robert Craig of the School of Commerce, is not university sponsored but an unaffiliated project formed by faculty members. One of the newest home build-. ers on the 53 lot area is the recently appointed head coach Don Clark. The first homes in ! the area were built in 1932. One of these is the home of Dr. Carl Q. Christo] of the political science department. ! “We find it a very favorable system and since every famiiv has a mutual tie the university ' —we have enough in common to make good neighbors.” stated Dr. Christol, commenting on the home life in the project. At the present time 20 to 25 of the 53 lots are occupied by faculty homes and most of the ! other lots have been sold to faculty members and Trojan 1 alumni. Paved streets, trees, sidewalks and underground utility lines were all accomp'ishcd within and through this project. By DAVID C. HENLEY The Senate Library Investigating Committee, formed last semester by the ASSC Senate to probe reports of lax and poor service in Doheny Memorial Library, yesterday released its final report and recommendatious which indicated that the majority of students believe the Libraiy is not adequately fulfilling then needs and desires. corporated in the preceeding The four-page report, showing nine recommendations, students ; the group's findings and recom- also suggested the library needs | mendations born out of a survey more adequate heating and illu-taken of 300 library users, will mination. larger examination be presented to the Senate at its files, provisions for more library meeting tonight by Chairman personnel during strategic hours Walt Williams. of operation and improved or- If the report is approved by ganization and filing systems, j the legislative body, it will be The final report, signed by sent to Dr. Robert Kingsley, Williams, stated “The Commit-dean of the School of Law and tee recognizes and appreciates chairman of the Faculty Library the efforts of the library offi-Committee, for study and poss- cials who have made several ible appropriate action. Majority Queried The Committee, composed of, .. , _ ....... D ~ , vestigation bv the Dai v Troian Williams; Bill Forrest, president , ■ - •' constructive changes in the library's operation, and hope that since the instigation of this in- students may soon be offered the most effective and effi- of the School of Library Science; Marvanne Hammatt. Dar- . . ... ...... die Schaefer. Stan Miller and clPnt 1,brj"v servjee available. this reporter, said in its report Survey Began that the majority of the per- , As "’e"tior,ed by the commit- sons queried in the 20-question m "? abm(> ^temrnt. the ... , , c Librarv Survey was begun last survev believed that onlv five ^__• . • semester after numerous letters. articles, and editorials appeared in the DT. decrying existing conditions in the Library. Upon demands made to mem- ’ minutes should elapse until a [ book order is fulfilled. Two-| thirds of the students questioned , said it generally takes from 10< I to 20 minutes to receive their volumes. PROBERS REPORT—Members of the Senate Library Investigating Committee review their final report and findings which indicate the majority of SC students feel they are not receiving adequate service from Doheny Memorial Library. The committee (l-r) composed of David C. Henley, Chairman Walt Williams, Maryanne Hammatt and Bill Forest. Stan Miller and Dardie Schaefer, also committee members, were unavailable for the picture. Symphonic Band To Give Concert HAND-BLOWN ART Noted Lecturer Exhibits Blown Glassware Series By JOYCE LAMBEAU Glass blowing is his hobby, j metallurgy his profession and world peace his desire. John Burton, internationally known lecturer and radio commentator. now has a unique series of blown glassware on exhibition in Fisher Gallery, adjoining Harris Hall. The display will be shown 1 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays until Feb. 28. Burton's hand-blown glass duplicates that produced in ancient Egypt. Europe of the Middle Aees and Renaissance, and Colonial America. The only person alive who floes this type of work. Burton began his glass blowing hobby rhile working as a metallurgist for the Admiralty in his native England. Made Without Molds Burton terms his glass “off hand glass." meaning glass made all the way through by the artist without molds, using only heat, gravity, skill and a few traditional hand tools of the glass maker. Each glass piece that Burton blows requires extensive research as well as hours and even davs of painstaking labor. The texture and color of his pieces are as close as anyone has arrived at recreating the pieces found in the sands and i tombs of ancient Egypt. Burl on ; has trained himself to think as the ancients did while he works. Ancient Art Glass production is an ancient art. The earliest isolated pieces of Egyptian glass date hack to 12.000 B.C. The oldest pure glass was evidenf in 7.000 B.C., and glass production has been continuous since 1500 B.C. Until 200 B.C. glass was considered as valuable as most pieciou* gems. Blown glass became a popular art in 200 A.D. The 89-piece Trojan Symphonic Band will present its annual winter concert in Bovard Auditorium, Sunday evening at 7:30. The public is invited and there will be no admission charge. The band is under the direction of William A. Schaeler, Director of Bands and an associate professor in the School of Music. The concert will be in tribute of the two great band music composers, Henry Fillmore and Edwin Frano Goldman, who died this past year. The concert will open and close with marches by these two men. “Americans We!” .by Fillmore will be the first num- ) ber played. “On Parade” by1 Goldman, who was a frequent visitor to the Trojan Band, vvili conclude the program. Schaefer has long been attracted to the use of wood-vvind instruments in orchestral score and the possibilities it suggest ed for band performance. Although the composer pie-paied a revised edition to Ihe Suite in 1948 from his 1911 work, Schaefer's transcription is based on the original score. The Symphonic Band is made up of university men and women who love and have a deep interest in music. They are from all fields of study (pie-med, law, engineering, etc.) and are from various parts of California and the United States. AMS SPONSORED Orientation Dance Scheduled Friday The AMS Page, a sponsored Orientation Dance, will be held Friday r.ight from 8:30 to 12 in the Student Union Lounge to acquaint freshmen students witn each other. The dance is part of a big brother and big sister program cosponsored by the Knights, Squires and Troeds. The dance will replace the AMS Smoker and the AWS Tea, which were held in the past. Make New Friends “I certainly hope that all freshman men and women will attend this affair on Friday. It is the first of its kind and should offer an opportunity for students to meet new people, and consequently make nevv friends,’’ said. Phil Kelmar, the organization’s director. No admission will be charged and refreshments will be served. Prominent school officers and officials will also be on hand. First Open Activity “Regardless of standing any student is welcome to attend this stag,” announced Mike Loshin, Page dance chairman. This will be the first open activity by the Pages this year. Prior to this semester, the organization was known as the Freshman Men's Club, but the name was officially changed by a vote of the members. Cookie-Eater Gives Bonus To Girl Scout Between yesterday and today someone was munching some Girl Scout Cookies that cost them a small fortune. One of the ten Girl Scouts who were on campus yesterday selling cookies — a thin blond, possibly pig-tailed girl in a green uniform named Donna Lambert—received a large bill from someone and gave them the wrong change. The trtiop leader, Mrs. Schell, discovered the error when a member of the troop asked little Miss Lambert for change and the ten year old said. “I have no change. All I have are these bills.” Mrs. Schell investigated the girl's holdings and found much more than she should have. Mrs. Schell immediately informed the Daily Trojan about the incident and asked help in locating the person, man or woman, who received the wrong; change. “We would be happy to keep it and could sure use the extra money. We don't feel justitied in doing so though.” Mrs. Schell ’ said. It was completely unintentional on the part of Donna. If the person who thinks that he was short-changed by one i of the Girl Scouts would contact Mrs. Schell by phone and identify the place, time and size of the bill, he will receive the money that is coming to him. hers of the Senate to investigate ^ the Dohenv Librarv situation. Also high on the students Spnatnr Williams was appointed 1 requests for library improve- bv ASSC President CarI Terzian ments were the following com- to form a committee to probe plaints and iecommendations. the library’s reported deficien- <1» The library staff should be c^s better informed about the Major Overhaul whereabouts of books and be Although a major “overhaul” able to moie ablv tell students of Librarv has not yet been about the library s operation. undertaken, three improvements Wage Scale (2) A graduated wage scale with a maximum of SI.15 be established for student librarv personnel to give added incentive for these workers and raise their performance rating. The current hourly wage is 75 cents. I (3t A list of books by subject \ he placed in the Reserve Book Room. 141 Signs should be placed in the library to remind students of | their obligation to their fellow students to remain as quiet and unobtrusive as possible. (5) The two-hour limit on reserved books should be extended but that this extension ought only to apply to reserve books , and not to examination files. Printed Directory (6> A printed library directory should be furnished and available to all persons who use the library. (7) The 1957-.r)8 “SCampus”! (student handbook! should contain a complete floor plan of the library. (8) The physical capacity of the library should be enlarged to accommodate and provide I space which is now lacking. The committee feels this is a prime | factor in the library’s present inadequate service. (9l At least one class period of each freshman English class be spent in touring the Doheny i Memorial Library and be supplemented with subsequent examinations on the library’s operation and function. This Category The questionnaires, personally taken by the five-member Library Investigating Committee, also left room for students to explain faults, if any. they have found with the Library. Although most of the answers in this category have been in- in the processing of books already have been made. Put into effect recentlv by library officials have been: (1 > The stationing of a full-time professional librarian in the card catalog room. (2> The stationing of a full-time clerk and professional librarian all day at the loan desk, and (3> The placin<* of assistants at all nine leve' of the stacks to file book ordr’ from the main loan desk. Eligibles Set For AWS Job In Vital Vote AWS President Jean Niers-bach today announced that 22 women who will be seniors next year are eligible to run for the office of AWS President. At this time the four main officers of AWS, which includes the president. vice-president, secretary and treasurer will he elected. The primary elections will be held March 18 and 19; the run-offs March 20 and 21. Pat DeCarre Women's Judicial Chief Justice, was appointed chairman of the elections and she will he assisted by M.ss Niersbach, and Joan Beisang, AWS vice-president. Petitions for these offices will be available to eligible candidates March 4 through 8. An assembly will be held on Marcn 11 to introduce the candidates. Immediately after the election the newly elected AWS President will fly directly to East Lansing. Michigan, to represent the university in a four-day IAWS convention which begins March 21. WORLD NEWS ROUNDUP ANCIENT ART — John Burton, broadcaster and lecturer, demonstrates a unique method in the ageless craft.of glass-blowing. Burton is reported to be the only man today who uses the hand-blowing method. heat and from various oxide?!. I He has spoken to students at To perfect his glass blowing, j SC. Stanford, UCLA and Mills Burton employs an annealing | College. The blow-pipe enabled glass to process. This method permits a Burton has also studied and be changed from a luxury to a gradual cooling off, which pre- i lectured abroad in Europe and necessity. vents imperfections in the glass. India. Burlon u«es a glass blow-DiDe n j i.- i D Eesides his unique glassware Bv a constant heating, cooling and blowing piocess he is able ! ^°bbv, Burton is a visiting lee-to make his glass take on dif- ' turer, a poet and a student of ferent sizes and shapes. English literature. Tho colors in his ylassware His lecture tours have taken A former news analyst for NBC and CBS. Burton also did a show, “Human Horizons,” for the Mutual Don Lee network and many shortwave broadcasts fiie obtained from the degree ol i him all over the United States. I for the U.S. government. Official Notice Students who expect to complete requirements for teaching or administration credentials in June 1957 with the university recommendation or verification should make application by February 21. Applications are available In 856 Administration Building. 9-12 Monday through Saturday and 1-4:30 Monday through Friday. I.ate applicants cannot be assured of the prompt delivery of 1heir credentials. (Signed) Irving R. Melbo, Dean School of Education o- Jobs Open On TV Staff SC's closed-circuit, student-run television station yesterday announced that there are openings on its staff for students interested in learning the television operations business. Stan Robertson, recently appointed general manager of the | station for the spring semester, ; announced that any student, regardless of his major, is eligible to join KUSC-TV's staff. Applications are currently to be taken in the station office on the second floor of the Hancock Foundation building. Additional help is sought, Robertson said, because with the i increased production this semes-l ter, a larger staff is necessary. Robertson has scheduled noon of Feb. 20 for the first show on the station’s calendar. At this time KUSC-TV will broadcast a film made by the ! Cinema department which shows the operations of the television I station. U. S. Communists Oust Chairman, Top Officers From I'nited Press NEW YORK—The Communist Party of the I'.S.A. ousted all of its top officers, includ-.. ing Chairman William Z. Foster, yesterday and elected » 20-member high command to chart a new party course away from the Kremlin. A declaration of independence from Moscow .Marxism was adopted ‘‘overwhelmingly” hy the reported 300 delegates to the party’s 16th national convention. They also declared their right to criticize Russia and other Communist countries. The Communists voted to operate without any national officers for at least a year and establish party government by secretariat instead. ♦ * * MOSCOW—Russia proposed a six-point “hands off” program for the Middle East yesterday to try to scuttle the Eisenhower Doctrine. Foreign Minister Dmitri T. | Shepilov opened a major Soviet offensive against the doctrine in a two-hour policy address be-j fore the Supreme Soviet (parlia-Imentl. He ranged from the Middle East to Hungary, where he stated Russia did its “international duty” against American-supported “counter-revolutionaries.” His six-point program was laced with charges that the United States seeks “dictatorial” powers in the Middle East that ■ would even turn Britain and | France into “senior v assals” of America. He said the U.S. policy is aimed at starting a ‘‘war of agression at the first opportuni-i ty.” * * * RENTON, Wash.—An explosion, caused by tire In new insulating material, forced 300 workers to evacuate a new building at the Boeing Airplane Co. plant here yester- i day. A welder’s torch set fire to the new roofing material and before the blaze could be put out it exploded an acetlyne tank. The tank landed 75 feet from the building in a nearby trailer park. * * * GRANADA HILLS, CALIF. —The nude body of Mrs. Lillian Schiers, 39, an attractive housewife, was discovered yesterday in the bedroom of her San Fernando Valley home where she had been criminally assaulted and then beaten to death. The body was discovered by two women friends who went to the house after Mrs. Schiers failed to answer repeated telephone calls. Police investigators said Mrs. Seiners vv-ts slain with a shaip instrument, either a kmte or art ax, and had ei^ht deep wounds in her head. Tbe bedroom ol the tract home uas >paHeiec with blood and the body was lound lying lace up on Iht floor. Southern 0<3liforoia DAILY TROJAN —---1--- VOL. XIVIII LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY ,FEBRUARY 13, 1957 NO. 72
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 48, No. 72, February 13, 1957|
Doheny Investigators End Probe
Survey To Be Before
High School Leaders to Visit ASSC Senate Meet Tonight
Six student body presidents from local high schools will be among the high school student leaders visiting the ASSC senate meeting tonight at 7 pm.
Included are Mike Giannini. student body president from El Segundo High, with his vice-president. Yvonne Mayer; Da\e Cooling, president of University High, with boys’ league president Bruce Patterson and Kate Hanrahan, president of the Westlake School for Girls student body, with vice president Mary Marvin.
St intent Leaders Also are Lynore Cause, president of Mav field School for Kappv Lynch: Robert R. Walker. president of Chadwicn School, and the former student j president. Bill Hamner: President Vic Weber of Glendale Hoover High along with Vice President Jeff Prugh.
Four leaders from El Camino Junior College, Fred Fredericks, i student body president. Mac Prior, AMS president: Jim Brett, public relations chairman, and Jeannette Blank, student body j secretary, will also be present.
This evening the Senate will ; hear several letters read, includ- | ing one from Georgia and Red i Skelton answering a December telegram concerning the serious illness of their son. Richard.
Will Re Read Correspondence from Dr. Fred D Fagg. retiring university | president; Forrest Twogood. head basketball coach and a certificate from the Eastside Bovs’ j Club will also be read.
Recommendations to send a letter to new football coach Don j Clark and to make the chair- : man of the local Red Cross a non-voting senator are among \ 1he resolutions to be introduced ' to the Senate.
Festivities Set For SC Alumni
The campus will be brought to SC alumni ,n four areas over Southern Calilornia beginning today by Arnold Eddy, executive director of the (Jen-eral Alumni Association.
Beginning with a Valentine dinner dance at the Disneyland Hotel, the First Annual Orange County Trojan Cluh will honor Chancellor Rufus B. von KIeinSmid. He will address the dinner event to be presided oxer by Tommy Walker, president of the elub.
Eddy will be joined by ( apt. Hart I). Hilton of the campus NROTC unit and Rod De-deaux. varsity baseball coach, in a series of events.
The group will meet alumni at a luncheon for former Trojans in the Redlands-River-side-San Bernardino areas on Februarv 19 at the Redlands