DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 50, No. 115, April 29, 1959
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NCAA REJECTS TROJAN PLEA FOR REDUCTION OF PENALTIES Southe rn d^<3l i-ForrM3 DAILY TROJAN VOL. L LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, APRII. 29, 1959 NO. 115 Organization Wins Over Party Issues, Moley Tells TYR An election campaign is won by party organization not by issues or personalities, Raymond Moley, a former FDR brain-truster” who later renounced the New Deal, told students here yesterday. “Organization is paramount in a campaign because the party which gets its vote out Dcheny Adds Russian Texts To Book Stock Ü............. 1 Ë ‘ i/-;. . ■■ -Vv<w 'W:. Education studenis and students of Russian can now see what Russian elementary school children ate taught due to a recent acquisition of the SC education library. Mrs. Lily Hearn, education librarian. yesterday compiled a group of Russian school hooks and a translated Russian educational journal that the library received this month. “We have 14 textbook«: which were primed in Moscow in Russian.” Mrs. Kearn said. “It might he interesting 10 someone in education to make a comparison of American and Russian school books.” Sport* Dictionary The texts include elemenlarv school readers, geography books, a sports terminology dictionary and a text for teaching English in Russian schools. “We Ihoughl the book« would be n valuable acquisition because of the current consciousness of Russian education," the librarian said. She said 1he books conlain a samnling of what Russian school children are taught. One is a 1957 edition, and the rest came out in 1958. I'.S. Distribution They were obtained Ihrongh the Russian Bookstore in Chicago. a firm w hich imports them from Russia for distribution 1o libraries and educational institutions in the United States. The translated educational journal is the Journal of the Russian Academy of Pedagogical Sciences. “This journal, unlike many Russian technical books, is a complde translation of the original series." said Mrs. Hearn. She exnlained it comains the proceedings of the educational society of Russia. Russian Talk To Be Given “lntemillural Exchange. Blessing or Shock"" «ill he discussed today at 3 p.m. at the YWCA b Mrs. Emerson Kern, one of four advisers of American Student« who participated in the USA-USSR exchange last summer. Fort} American students sp'mt M day* in the Soviet Union last summer Included in their visit was a week spent at a Soviet Student Sports Camp, where they lived with Russian students. The talk is b?ing sponsored by the Spurs and Amazons and is open to all students. Topping Sets Senior Talk SC's pi^esident. Norman Topping. will address members of the senior class on the challenges to the new approach of alumni organization at the first aH-class meeting Mav 7, at 2:30 in 133 FH. Senior Class President Abe Somer said that the class' new alum«! organization plans will pvtR everyone the opportunity to serve SC as alumni. The core of past class alumni groups has been in the organization of class clubs. The ’59 Club voted to dissolve ilself last week, so that every senior would have the chance to serve SC after graduation. wins.” Moley said in a speech before an opf'n meeting of the Trojan Young Republicans at the YWCA. Moley. who is presently on a nation-wide speaking tour for the Republican Party, explained that one of the common delusions about politics is that elections are determined by issues. Few Who Know “Issues are intriguing to those who understand them, but the average voter doesn't,’’ Moley said. He poinled out studies which have shown that 75 per rent of the success in politics depends upon an organized effort to get out the party vote. “Activation is the essential thine." he said. “The party should not waste its time arguing with the opposition but should activate the complacent hut potentially sympathetic voter.” Moley criticized political speeches, explaining that only about two per cent of the voters I are ever influenced by them. Not Deceived “A speech can lose an election. but it cannot win one.” Moley said. “The American people are not deceived by-speeches anymore — they just wonder who wrote them.” In a comparison between Rrit-ish and American oolitical techniques Moley told how England’s defeated Conservative Party reorganized itself to finally return as the majority party. "The Republican Party is destined to be a minority party if it thinks that all that is needed for victory is fine words.” warned Moley in his plea for party organization. English Pattern He explained how CIO leader Walter Reuther carefully studied nolilieal organization in England and patterned the hiehlv successful strategv of the AFL-CIO* ’Democratically oriented" , Commitiee on Political Organization after it. "If America is to lv> provided wilh an essential two-party svs-iem. thr Republican Party must reorganize oc the English Con-se'-vativec did.” he said. He added that the GOP is makine some effort to reorganize because of the “hard circumstance” which it faces. Week-Long Party Moley suggested that a week-lone oarty conference be held annually in order to formulate a statement of party philosophy, which would be part of party organisation. When Questioned about his controversial reversal in oartv ’ovalties which occurred during Roosevelt’s administration. Moley answered that the switch was . made because he felt that the Democratic Party had changed “from a classless party to a captivated one." Aero Medical Sessions End Members of the faculty of the aviation safety division of University College are currently participating in the 30th annual convention of the Aero Medical Association, which closes its three day meeting today at the Stat lei-Hilton Hotel. Dr. Charles I. Brown, who teaches aviation psychology and is medical director of Lockheed Aircraft Corp.. is acting as general chairman of the convention. He is also co-chairman of sessions on the medical problems of business and private flying and of commercial and transport I a\ iaiion. Senate To Request Open Door Policy Daily Trojan Photo GRAND OLD MAN — Raymond Moley addresses Trojan Young Republicans yesterday in a speech at the YWCA. He is a former FDR man who turned against the new deal. Troj 3ns To StdCje Tale of 10th Muse The ASSC Senate may ask the university to establish an “open door” policy for speakers on campus when it meets tonight. President Scott Fitz Randolph said yesterday that the Senate will consider a resolution calling for a university policy statement concerning all speakers invited to this campus. Procedural Basis He said the statement is requested to provide a procedural basis for inviting any person to talk here. “The resolution w’ill call upon the university to open its doors to all speakers,” Fitz Randolph said. Also on the agenda for tonight is approval of student officers recently elected, and appointment of next year's Homecoming Chairman. The Senate will make final recommendations to next year’s senators, including one for the establishment of a reorganization committee to be formed at the new Senate’s first meeting. “Sappho.” the first full length ballet performance for a master's thesis in dance at SC. will be presented tonight on the Bovard Auditorium stage at 8:30 p.m. A second performance will be given Friday at 8:30. In the first half of the program, students from the SC department of physicaj education and extension division will present eight short concert dances. The remainder of the program will be devoted to the “Sappho” ballet presented by Mary Tiffany, graduate student and instructor in dance for the physical education department. Seven Numbers The ballet production contains seven numbers in one day in the life of Sappho, an ancient Greek poetess considered the 10th muse .The choreography and music for the numbers will blend in with the lines from the works as translated by Mary Barnard. Miss Tiffany will dance the part of Sappho. Assisting her will be Judy Weiss, Collece Mc-Galliard, Jane Miho and Joan Tewkesbury. Music for the ballet was composed and conducted by Hans Beer, SC lecturer in opera. Leo- ¡ tards will be worn with the blue and blue-green costumes desig-ed by Carleton Jones. Concert Dances Besides the “Sappho” ballet, the eight short concert dances that open the first half of the production are "Thoughts,” “Of the Moment,” described as a dance for its own sake; and “Children’s Game in a Storm,” which will feature 17 Japanese children from the Fujima Kan-suma School of Japanese Dance. Next on the program will be “Kyonoshiki,” the four seasons classical dance of the geisha: “Fragments,” based on the UPA Cartoons and Steinberg line drawings Solo Dance “Poem,” a solo dance by Dick Oliver will depict the qualities of the dance and “Chronicle,” w'hich reviews the three stages of growth in women, will conclude the first half of the program. Choreographers for the various numbers are Judy Weiss, Joan Tew'kesbury, Dick Oliver and Lois Ellfeldt. Special music for “Children’s Game in a Storm" and “Chronicle” was composed by David Ackels and Michael Anderson. SC Av/arded PhysicsCrant Two members of the SC physics department were awarded National Science Foundation research grants recently. Dr. John Backus received a 519,000 grant for research into the acoustics of woodvvnid instruments, and Dr. Harriet Forster was presented a $10.500 grant for study of beta ray and gamma ray spectroscopy. Improvement of the tone quality of woodwind instruments, particularly the bassoon, is the objective, of Dr. Backus’ project. He will study the vibrations of the reeds and correlate them with vibrations of the air columns. Dr. Backus plays the bassoon in the University Symphony Orchestra and plans to obtain his master’s degree in conducting from the SC School of Music in August. Dr. Forster’s research will concern measurement of wave lengths of radiations from radioactive nuclei. She hopes to obtain information on the structure of the nuclei. The reorganization committee would function throughout the school year, Fitz Randolph said, j For the second time, the | group will consider a resolution to be submitted to the National Student Association Congress, which will be held this summer, j Labor Unions The resolution deals with students’ relations with labor unions. It will be designed to free students from some requirements of the unions vvhen they apply for short-term employment. Songfest Sets Wax Schedule Recording for Songfest albums begins today in Hancock Auditorium, two weeks later than usual because the committee wants the acts to sound more polished on wax than in previous years. Despite the late date of recording, albums will be on sale the night of the show. May 16. The schedule: 3:15 Phi Gamma Delta 3:30 Kappa Alpha - Delta iamma Kappa 3:45 Phi Kappa Psi Alpha Theta 4:05 Phi Kappa Psi (Men's Division) 4:20 Sigma Phi Epsilon 4:35 Sigma Phi Epsilon - Alpha Phi 4:50 Interdormitory Association \ 5:05 Phi Delta Theta - Kappa Kappa Gamma 5:30 Kappa Delta 5:45 Pi Kappa Alpha 6:00 Delta Delta Delta 6:20 Sigma Chi - Delta Delta Delta 6:40 Indepedent Women’s Council Break— 8:20 Alpha Phi 8:40 Phi Kappa Psi (Small) 9:00 Beta Theta Pi - Pi Beta Phi 9:20 Trojan Hall 9:40 Sigma Alpha Epsilon Gamma Phi Beta Groups will report to the front door of Hancock Auditorium at least five minutes ahead of the time at which they are scheduled to record. Probation, Ban On All Sports Remains in Effect By GARRY SHORT Daily Trojan Sports Editor The National Collegiate Athletic Association, czar of college athletics in the U.S., yesterday vetoed SC’s appeal to lessen a two-year penalty for alleged recruitment infractions. In a telegram received by President Topping at 5 p.m., the NCAA council said that “after careful review of the information submitted in written form and also orally by Carl Franklin (faculty athletic representative), the council has concluded that the penalties enacted Jan. 7, 1959, should not be modified.” Considerable hope had been voiced by two high-ranking-sc officials. New evidence “completely cleared” SC of any guilt in the two recruiting cases, they said. Only Sought Partial Reduction In their plea, however, Trojan officials did not ask for complete acquittal, but oniy for a partial reductions in the penalties. The NCAA yesterday nixed everything, however. Under the ruling, SC’s athletic teams are on probation for two years and also ineligible to compete for NCAA intercollegiate championships until Jan. 7, 1960. This deprives the baseball and track teams of their right to defend national crowns. In addition, the football team will be ousted from the Rose Bowl should it qualify. And with a hard core of good sophomores and juniors, the Trojans were expected to be right in the race after two years of doldrums. President Topping said the message from the NCAA was received with a “a deep sense of disappointment.” Brief Indicated Some Amelioration “We felt that our brief and the oral presentation by Carl Franklin, the chairman of our Faculty Committee on Athletics, indicated that some amelioration of the severe penalties would result,” he said. “It is obvious that the NCAA council did not agree. The action bv the NCAA closes our avenues of appeal.” Dr. Topping said th§ message he received said the NCAA council gave “careful review” of information submitted in written form and a.lso orally. He said the wire declared: “The council has concluded the penalties enacted Jan. 7, 1959, should not be modified. “The council has noticed the reforms instituted by you and your associates and believe they will do much to prevent reoccurences of the type of violations which antedated your presidency of the university.” Telegrams Didn’t Tell Why The wire was signed by H. J. Dorricott. president of the NCAA. No indication was given by NCAA telling specifically why the plea was turned down, however. Besides the two-year probationary period and the one-vear ban on all Troian sports, the NCAA also ruled in its January edict that the athletic teams will not be eligible to participate in television programs subject to NCAA control, nor be allowed to make any commitments for such appearances before full NCAA membership is restored. The NCAA warned that any further violation of NCAA requirements during the probationary period will be considered cause for expulsion from the association. Although it has never been made public, it is generally believed that the alleged recruiting violations centered around two Pennsylvania athletes. SC Violated NCAA Bylaws When the NCAA lowered the axe, it said that SC violated NCAA bylaws when Trojan representatives offered, and the university subsequently provided, one athlete with air transportation to Los Angeles during the summer of 1957 for the purpose of enrolling in a junior college. The committee charged that SC recruited the athlete for the junior college in order to improve his academic record and to assure his admission to SC. The council also charged SC with offering another athlete paid transportation to Los Angeles in the fall of 1957 for the purpose of enrolling at Troy. Jazz Man Began Career as Pianist OUEEN OF QUEENS-Contestants for the Miss SC title seated left to right are Linda Morris, Ann Golding, Arlene Hancey, and Lynn Husted. Other candidates standing are from left to right Cheryl Foote, Nanelle Rappoport, Ellen Montague, Sylvia Rudd, Nancy Ellison, Lauri Mills, Connie Chamberin, Lynda Livingston, Carol Hoiby, Diane Halfhill, and Genell Thuesen. Eliminations to determine the finalists will be held by members of the faculty, alumni and admin- Paily Trojan Phot«? by Mik# Robinson istration Thursday night at Julie's. Miss SC will be announced in a front page story in the special History of Troy edition of the Daily Trojan on May 13. She will receive a four day trip for two at the Sands Hotel and the use of an MGA sports car. Other prizes include all she and her boy-friend can eat for a week and her portrait mounted in the Grili. By SUSAN LECKY The musical director of “Archy and Mehitabel” is a young man who has been working in the musical field since he was 2-years old. Fred Myrow. 19-year old junior in composition, has been spending all his free time lately w’orking out the many aspects of the modern jazz program which will open in Stop Gap Theater on Friday at 8:30 p.m. Myrow, who learned to play the piano at 2 and composed his first piece of music at 6, finds his work in jazz to be quite different from the type of music he is used to playing. Basically Cla*«ic "I am basically a classical musician and intend to make it my career. However, jazz, being my national folk music, has an inescapble influence on my music. I love jazz — good jazz,” he said. Myrow, who had a composition. "Palm Canyon,” published when he was 9-years old, said that ’Archy and Mehitabel’ is an unpretentions and skillful work that promises to be a marvelous evening’s entertainment. In both the musical and visual approach to the entire show we are aiming at a high stylization, a minimum of wasted words anti a maximum of good music.” The first half of the program will be different and original jazz selections, both instrumental and vocal. This section of the evening will be narrated by Buddy Famon. The instrumental part will feature Myrow at tb* tr*nr,. Rubin Leon on the saxophone and flute. Steve La Fever on the bass and Jerry Levine on drums. The vocalists will be Nina Shaw and Marilyn Ka+es. The first half of the program will culminate with selections from Gershwin's “Porgv and Bess.” which will be sung by French Tickner and Diana Smith of the opera denartment. Both appeared in “Falstaff” here recently. Poetic Cockroach “Archv and Mehitabel'' centers around the back alley existence nf a poetically inspired cockroach. Archy. and an in-corrigiblev corrupt but ultimat-ly lovable cat. Mehitabel. Myrow' said. “Their adventures are presided over by a casual newspaper man. the Narrator! who discusses the action of the opera. He is simialr to the narrator in Thronton Wiider's ‘Our Town,’ he said. The cast includes Joan Tewkesbury as the cat. Mehitabel. Dick Anderson and Dave Ackles will alternate as the cockroach. Archy, and the lightening bug. Ed Mas tin is the Narrator and Dick Burroughs is Bill, a cat, who has had an affair with Mehitabel.
|Title||DAILY TROJAN, Vol. 50, No. 115, April 29, 1959|
NCAA REJECTS TROJAN PLEA FOR REDUCTION OF PENALTIES
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, APRII. 29, 1959
Organization Wins Over Party Issues, Moley Tells TYR
An election campaign is won by party organization not by issues or personalities, Raymond Moley, a former FDR brain-truster” who later renounced the New Deal, told students here yesterday.
“Organization is paramount in a campaign because
the party which gets its vote out
Dcheny Adds Russian Texts To Book Stock
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