DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 49, No. 45, November 25, 1957
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Bruins Hand SC 8th Loss. 20-9 See Rage Knur PAGE FOUR Clark Talks About UCLA Tussle VOL. XLIX Southern C^<sl ifomia DAI LY ft TROJAN PAGE TWO Poll Shows 5tudcnls Favor Tirebiter LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1957 NO James Mason Raps American Theater Field Is Too Commercial Says Acior; Advocates More Amateur Productions By I. ARR1 FIMI ER Play house 90," one of hi "i jest produ< •lions on tele ion. And vv ho should come in thè middle but Bing Cro selli mg gas.” a rl too far ’ laughed ac ics Mason during a spc befi ire 1 he w < •ekly meeting the National ( ollegiate Playi her. * yeslerday . "After all. wl \ < iu see an act< •r doing that s of lllitlg you usually b'cl t he must l e pi -city hard up. il Si ili 111 that it is ci nier eia li.sui vvlii ich is “stultify the American t of [M’S, Mnsj 'lake Mmuy If s «nothing doesn't make ni.ney. it doomed to failure. Because of this, iho public nnss-rs many good vehicles. he said. “Belter ¡»lays should lie left in 111«' hands of amateurs,” he w Mit on. “where financial suc-c< <s doesn't play such an im- Aotiiude Tests à At Low Costs Now Offered ion.il testing and coun-ill .** oncred to students e Psychological Service Dec. 7, announced Dr. olis of llie Department logy yesterday, e of 5*15 will cover tests ude. interest and tcm-t. After the tests have n < d, counselors w ill in-and discuss the testing s’udents m^iv idual- w hich red .la Psv eli w Itlr Ps 9i: a t 9 td ; time Hr al t< a.'i' c Wes a .m appn • tint ee do Ext rs> Til«.’ and to ‘ 1 r«>s' ma tes total time compa rahle twice as hi; made hv tl With ab< johs availat especiallV i ice center at t 37th Place, beginning Thev will continue un-iximately 4 p.m., with for lunch, istration for thè voeation-ting may he Iliade in ad-hy telephoning RI 8-2311, M6, or by c;'.lling at thè ìiogioal Service Center, ee is payable in advance ìe promani will he limited pari icipants. ,’àcobs stated tliat th'* low 1' this vortaional testine is possible by giving group thus cuti the down leeded. TIip lees for testing are usually h as ihe 811 charge e center. nt 4o,(Mil) types of lilahlc. he said, students |y need to assess llieir ¡tracteristics in compa ri-h other people in order the \\ ork area most > them. This does not mean however, that the theater should be turned over to strictly non-proics-sionals. he said. "Tile average actor, for example, is an ama-| teur who has other work and .just spends his spare time in 1 the theater. Many of these people." he said, "are capable of turning in excellent performances." Starts As Bum The person who expee make his living acting, he tmued. is too often lrust by its commercial aspects, starts out as a bum. In to make money, he appeal television. He soon gets si' it so he goes into movies, hr- is frustrated bee p< rtormanee usuall will gel *vped. In medy this he goes York hmisc In ? group theater the great ad-small compan-‘‘are the ones ing against the amoral superficiality and naturalism of the twenties. But i your young professional groups, such as Kazan's in New York are still attempting to he in-tensly naturalistic." The reason regular companies cannot strike out for new | things, he declared, was because iney could not attract an audience. In Other Countries “In other countries.” he said, ‘‘there are true theater-goers, with a love for the art. In America, and especially New York, a person will only go to ! see a hit. He won’t go,” he pointed out. "until people say it is good. For tlvs approval," he said, ¡ baking his head, "nine < Id gentlemen, plus, occasionally, Life and Time magazines, are relied upon." “The people themselves probably don't even understand what they are seeing.” he went <:n. pacii«g back and forth absent-mindedly. To illustrate his point, he told a story of a friend who had seen "My Fair Lady" three times. "The first time, the audience was laughing at every joKe,” he said " i he seco.id j time my friend saw it. an un- J derstudy was playing Rex Harrison's roie and no one was amused at the funny lines. The follow, o.' course, blamed it on Harrisons absence. The last time he saw it. however, Harrison wus hack and still no one was laughing." "After thinking about it," i Mason said, "he realized that the last two audiences had probably been made up of people < who reallv didn't want to see (Continued on Page Two) STAR TELLS VIEWS—Acfcr James Mason, center, discusses "The Importance of the Outdoor Theater" with Paul Comi, left, president of the National Col'eqiate Play- POLICE DON'T DIG ART ers. Erik Erickson looks on at right. Mason charged the American theater was becoming "stiltif ied" by commercialism. The Players meet weekly on the SC campus. Four SC P a inters Caught Bridge Lot To Be Closed The Brid ye Hall parking lot, entering from Exposition Blvd., will not be open to student parking for at least 1 lie ne\t siy months. Due to construction of a linear accelerator in the Xu-rlear Physics Building, it is necessary to remove 101) spaces from the faculty parking lot. Therefore, faculty parking has been transferred to the Bridge lot. This new parking arrangement will take away l‘!8 spaces from students. However. it has not been decided whether the arrangement is permanent. Rites Held for SC Employee Funeral services were held last Thursday for Mrs. Louise Mattson, an employe of the purchasing department, who died in her home in Manhattan Reach last Monday. Four Reasons for Optimism Explained at Worship Hour By BAKBAK\ KK\MP Dr. Richard N Render discussed the four reasons why we should l>e oplimisls in his sei-Sunday morning in Bov ai d orium for the regular wor-hour. He is secret ray of on in higher education for Board of F.duca- mon Aud ship religion i the Methodis tion. In his disc listed as hi? optimism, fir there is a C.c vei se is ha human value there is a mn lhat the grcs always those prestige to those who ai ussion. Dr. Render four reasons tor *t. that we believe d; second, ihe uni-;icalh friendly to s; that we lielieve ral law; and finally test people are not with the titles or be Reclaimed hut e the hackbone of our civilization, the average working peonie. Living Life He said that a pessimist is one who must live with an optimist because all 1o t mist iv Mindly formed and cause he does r about proble Dr. Rendei renturv wher i- »quently an opti-living lite unin-i:nteliit-em, be- ar. iiK senou .ed the 1« il y v\ ,1 s c, “Religi< t rouble .11- people were conciline: sciouc^ with the law, and m realizing that the universe is basically friendly to human values,” he said. "But they lor-got that some laws help man do things and are therefore helpful to human values while others arc destructiv e." Mechanistic Meaning During this period, he said, people thought it absurd that one could believe in the existence of God and in the mechanistic meaning of the universe. "They didn't provide for the interference of Cod." "In the 20th century views changed and jieople realized 1hat there are alternatives. General laws don't have lo do everything and they do not fit each thing we do. We have a choice and a chance to make decisions.” he said. Moral Law Speaking on his third point. Dr. Render stressed that Christians sometimes have trouble with the moral law. "To often we try to make it rigid and machine-like.” He explained that moral law is love inteipreted tor us in Jt;us Christ. It is a general mitral lhvv for nviiikind and many times it cannot i>e applied specifieafly to any one situation. "Love can be marital or romantic, but it is never lust. It is ' the name for the manner in which people act.” Dr. Bender said. "We should give llianks to God. for the love we find in Jesus Christ is the moral law itself.” We should further thank God that tlie moral law is translated in the lives of the ordinary "garden variety” of persons, he s.ud. "These are the people who have the law of love in their lives and who are keeping 1he many communities operating and Ihe wonderful places they are today.” He said the problems of Hie world will l>e handled by people with technical competence, college graduates, but they must understand the average person who will be carry ing out the will of the leader. "God seeks us out on every level of society and uses us with concern and thought." By ARNOLD (OLE Daily Trojan Managing Editor Four SC men received a con-j ditional 30-da.v suspended sen-: fence and a $10 fine after pleading guilty Friday to charges of splashing paint on I'CLA sorority houses early' Fric.ay morning. Arrested for malicious mis-! chief were Arthur Hurd, Michael Thompson. Anthony White and I Maytor McKinley. Judge Leo Freund of Municipal Court 33 susnended the jail sentence on conditions that the four defendants scrape the paint off the Delta Gamma and Pi Reta Phi houses to the satisfaction of the house mothers. Repaint Entire Side ! "If it's necessarv you’ll repaint t he entire side of the house." the Judge fold the defendants. He then set the case aside until Dec. •! at a rehearing to see if fie order has been com-j plied with. Tried Resisting Arrest Cant. Nicholas Janise of the CCLA camnus police said that the four men "wouldn't have i been hooked if thev had not tried to resist arrest." He said that a patrol car had to force them to the curb which caused the police car to collide, which resu’ted in minor damages. Another 23 SC students were rounded up between 3 and 4:30 j a.m. the same morning on the UCLA campus. Capt. Janise said that the police took the names and regis- j tration cards of those involved and ordered them to appear be- : fore him at 10 a.m. for a "discussion." The men’s names have been turned over to the Dean of Students office for further j action. Reached Its Peak The SC campus was also hit w ith paint episodes late Tliurs- ; day night as cross-town rivalry ! readied its peak in preparatio.' j for the Troy-Bruin football game Saturday. Six men and four women from UCLA were caught in a paint attack on Tommy Trojan just ; as Ihe first bucket hit Ihe base of the bronze statue lliat was ! being guarded by members of the Knights and Squires. The participants were forced j to clean ihe paint off and then ! were "escorted” to the fountain ! in front of Doheny Library. ; There they were dumped into j the water. The men were later apartment near thev had their i taken to an 1 campus where heads shaved. Sent On Way Another incident flared Friday morning as ten SC students attempted to "kidnap” UCLA Ye'l-i Leader Gary Cooper on the pretense of taking him downtown for a publicity picture. Meanwhile, observers have reported that the campus across town, berinning with the sororities on Hilgard Ave.. sport crimson paint on lamp posts, doors, j curbs, sidewalks and other campus landmarks. Kirkoff Hall was so splattered that 20 men were called to sandblast the walls Friday morning. World Affairs Meeting Set More than 100 western university educators, Washington D. C. authorities, and c i v i c leaders will participate in the 34th session of the Institute of World Affairs to he held Dec. 8-11 at the Huntington-Sheraton Hotel in Pasadena. The institute's general theme will he "Science Reshaping World Politics." According to Paul E. Hadley. SC professor, t h e impact of science on social and economic affairs of nations over the globe will be discussed. Among the national figures participating in the institute are Trevor Gardner, former assistant secretary of the Air Fore*» in charge of research and devel- j cpment, and Senator John S. j Cooper (R-Ky.) and former United States Ambassador to India. Dr. Joseph Kaplan of UCLA, chairman of the United States Committee on the International Geophysical Year, will he a sDeaker at one of the four evening sessions, all of which are open to the public without] charge, according to Dr. Thomas C. Blaisdell, Jr., general director of Ihe current Institute. Stravinsky's Work Makes West Coast Debut in Bovard Three Angels Set To Grace Bovard Stage “My Three Angels.” a comedy about a trio of convicts in a French penal colony who earn themselves halos to wear with their stripes, will open a -me week engagement at Bovard lie-ginning January 7. Tom Costello. Jim Brewer and Lew Cnrlino will portray the three rogues who intrigue to set a naughty world to rights. According to Bill White, production manager, the play was a hit on Broadway for 43 weeks and also played in Paris for more than two years. It >vas written by Sam and Bella Spe-vvack and is baser! on an original French comedy. Convicts in Cayenne The locale is Cayenne. French Guiana, in 1910. in a penal col-ony where prisoners credited with good ’jehavior are allowed the freedom of the island. Three of them, doing repair work on 5 the community’s general store, influence the destiny of a shopkeeper and his family. I Two of the helpful criminals are gentlemanly murderers serving life terms and the leader of the group is a cheery embezzler of high resourcefulness. Scrooge, French Style The bumbling merchant of thr> store is played b/ Ruck Norris. On Christmas Eve his establishment is threatened by the arrival of his hard-hearted relative from France, who plans to swindle the merchant. The criminals come to the rescue and in the end everyone is happier for the 1 intervention. The play is directed by Hovv-I ard Banks and the setting and ' costume designing are done by ; John Blankenchip. Tickets will go on sale Dec. 2. at the I ni-versity Ticket Office and the Drama Department office. Students with activity books will be admitted free. 400 Women Hear Hadley “Most of us do not think about world affairs except in terms of our prejudices and personal interests,’ Dr. Paul K. Hadley, Professor of International Relations, told the Sierra Mar Business and Professional Women's Club Saturday. Dr. Hadley, speaking of national morale, said. "A factor of strength in international politics is made up of local morale, of local hates and fears, of social intolerance, of family quarrels; of personal jealousies or j it is made up of healthy communities. the cooperation between Republicans and Demo-erats, between whites and Negroes. between Catholics. Pro- , testants and Jews and between capitalism and labor._________ , common of Russia, the West. Dahl continued, * Russian characteristic to the intelligentsia is his sympathy with leaning away from Russian folklore towards western culture. Stravinsky was conscious of internationalism even as a youth. He speaks German fluently and has known French since childhood. (Continued on Page Two) L. A. Churches Offer Services For Holiday t h e M e t Wils tier U By MARY ANN WITZKE Ingolf Dahl will conduct the first We.st Cna.^t performance of Igor Stravinsky's "Persephone" tonight at 8:30 in Bovard Auditorium. This work, ba.^ed on the Homeric spring legend, will be performed by the SC Symphony Orchestra, Trojan A Cappclla Choir, Monday Even- -------------------—----------------------- ing Concert Ensemble and members of the Opera Chorus. Dahl, admirer and personal friend of Stravinsky, said that this is one of the Composer’s "most neglected masterpieces.” This work has been performed only three other times in America, two times in New York and once in Minneapolis, Minn. Musical Daring “Persephone is a d m i r a b 1 y simple,” Dahl explained. “Stravinsky continuously refused to use the full musical resources of chorus and orchestra except at places where they would achieve t he greatest effects, thus obtaining great color. "Daring in music is not only-expressed in violent clashes.” continued Dahl. "Daring can be simplicity on a large scale. Concentration of simplicity, not naivete. ! "The most French of all Stra-I vinsky's works, 'Persephone’ contains the French perfume of melody grace. The vocal tone is light with bass voices seldom used. Darkness and heaviness is portrayed mainly by the orchestra.” he said. Fatalistic Drama “The thing that most amazes me about the piece." said Dahl. "is Stravinsky’s power of unfolding, proportioned so that fatalistic drama is built up although the music, for the main part is soft and slow." "Andre Gide. who wrote the poem for ‘Persephone.’ endows Persephone with a compassion and pity that are essentially Christian, and that are not present in the classical sources.” said Dr. Arthur J. Knodel of the French Department. "From the very outset, Gide had intended his text to be subordinate to a musical setting." Robinson Is Tenor The tenor soloist for this \ work, Richard Robinson, sang this role last season with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Robinson. who studied at SC with Dr. Charles Hirt. was chosen by Stravinsky for his role of Eu-molpus. the high priest. Charlotte Hyde, narrator, also sings professionally. Miss Hyle is of French origin and is at present employed here by the French government. Commenting about Stravinsky himself. Dahl said. “Hr* is the most earthly vital man I have ever seen or met. Any contact with him has a vitalizin»g effect. He is likended unto a piece of uranium, radiating through a quality inherent in the object itself." Seventy-five-year-ol d St ra v i n-sky has just returned from a conducting engagement in Europe and is living in Hollyw< at the present time. Students of all ! remaining on can | Thanksgiv ing holir a number of cht i area to attend. The Wilshin ; Church, located ; Plymouth, will I Thanksgiving serv j Thursday morning. "L’nforgotten B be the topic disci Rev. Charles H. Wilshire Crest Church. Dr. Win: pastor of Wilshir and president of Ministerial Associa! be present. Other denominai ing Thanksgiving elude the Missouri Lutheran Church, scheduled for Church. 936 W The Rev. O. W. W speak on "For Christ try.” Trinity Luther 18th St. will have T Eve. services at 8 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Immanuel Hodde is the pastor. Other Lutheran churches scheduling services are St. Mark’s. 1122 W. 3Hth PI. which will hold services Wednesday at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Paul Nakamura officiating. Angelica Luthers 14th at Burlington hear the Rev. Raym< hursday At Mid Gra< Ven esby ter;; i Treve Methodi: Wilshii * ices in-ad of the i ices are Lutheran at 10:30. Cot 16 'givi berg speak on "A Son church’s cathec provide music. Also Thur Sophia Cath Orthodox c Normandv v Church, Ave. will id A. Hed-at 10 a.m. icht." The )ir w lav t 10 IraI of the irch at ll hold a giving service. Other den o m i n a t i campus have not ai service for the holidays students will not rer campus. 321 El Rod Begins Quest For Calendar Girls Bookstore Adds Monitor to Stock Ofikiâl Notice faculty Statuii ticket tiidd-trs may now pick up their I ( LA fcaiue tu kus at trie Ticket Office. Tickets may be picked up daily from 9 to 4 :M(). •lolm Morley Ticket Manager Y Frosh Club Hosts Orphans The YWCA Frosh Club is planning a Thanksgiving party : tomorrow’ for 27 underprivileged i orphans, i to 11, at L<ith- ■ rop Hall. , The party will feature group sitting by members of the club as entertainment. The women will distribute hats, favors and gifts among the children. Refreshments will also be served. The Christian Science Monitor, a daily newspaper pub-Iishei in Boston, will go on sale in the SC Bookstore today. Kimmis Hendrick, chief of the Pacific News Bureau of the Monitor, made the announcement. He emphasized that the newspaper is distribuied throughout the free world and is used i by leei'lame groups because of; its leputation for giving Ictn and] unbiased coverage or the news He auded the paper ha: vvuii the Ayer Cup for typographical) excellence and the I'n^.ersity of Missouri School of Journalism I award. The paper w ill celebrate j its 3Uth anniversary next year. Officiai Not ice Students attending the university under the provisions of Public Law .ViO are reminded that they should now pick up their P.L. .w<l Monthly Attendance Forms for November in the Office of Veteran Affairs, basement of Commons. The forms should be signed by instructors at the last class meeting to be held in November. They may be returned to the Office of Veteran Affairs Nov 27 and they inu^t be returned on or before Dec. 6, in order to minimize delays in payment of subsistence allowance. Elwyn K. Brooks \ssisfant Registrar A: AI Applications are now available In addition for the second annual El Rodeo of the worm calendar girl contest, it was an- must sign re nounced by Darrel Clarke, chair- take man of the event. Ten women from campus will l»e selected as "Calendar Girls," each representing a different month of the year in the 19fiS edition of the SC annual. Months represented will be from September to June. "There will lie several chang s from last year's contest." Clarke said. "There will be no ‘queen’ this y ear as there w as before, and the women can do the applying themselves.” Prior to this year, the women Committee: Ken V- i were selected arbitrarily by a president of Chi Phi committee of men. Dick Reese, co-hold Contest Rules frosh pole vault ro( Rules for the conie-t provide Misehch fiiend of < that each contestant be pie-cut- • laike himseit. K enrolled at SC and (dn .¡u^ A tee of id will t 12 unit' or nioie, that she h.tVc of each applicant |»:«\ a LM) accumulative grade point fir>t night of <1 m«; average or better, and that she ning women will h*• may not have l>een a “Calendar dinner to be given at Girl" in the past. i taurant, Dec. 16. ai o4 t "The app able in the Clarke s.ai office. 326 mit ted by Friday Seven-Man < The women will nosed of student I ia¡a.
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 49, No. 45, November 25, 1957|
|Description||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 49, No. 45, November 25, 1957.|
|Contributing entity||University of Southern California|
Bruins Hand SC 8th Loss. 20-9
See Rage Knur
PAGE FOUR Clark Talks About UCLA Tussle