The daily collegian. (University Park, Pa.) 1940-current, October 24, 1940, Image 1
Successor to the Free Lance, Established 1887 VOL. 37—No. 30 Sally Rand To Fan In Pre•Game Rally Tomorrow Night •:The nation's No. I. fan will be in there fighting for dear Old Penn State when the ferocious Nittany Lions roar into Philadelphia this weekend to do battle with the wide-awake Temple Owls. This startling tid-bit comes t'o the Daily Collegian from Vag powers that be who are arranging the colossal pre-game football rally at the Hotel Adelphia at 8 p.m. tomorrow. No less a personage than Sally Rand will be on hand at the alumni smoker to get the 3,000 students and alumni in the mood for the titanic struggle in Temple Stadium Saturday afternoon. Needless to say, Sally's inseparable (at times) fan will be with her during the light musical . show planned by State alumni from the Philadel phia district. In addition, Quaker City's cele brated commentator and night owl, Powers Gouraud, will render his witty remarks as master of cere monies. The colorful Blue Band of 90 pieces will supply the "pep" music for the occasion. State will also be well represented by its athletic department. Lion coach Joe Bedenk, the Blue and White's last All-American, and Dr. Carl P. Schott, director of athletics, will give short speeches. Highlights of' , the smoker will be broadcast over Station WCAU from 10 to 10:15 p.m. Admission will be $l. Walter Fixter '24, president of the Philadelphia .alumni chapter, and Milton Fritschie '27 are in charge of the program. Moritz To iteveal Plight Of China Paul Moritz, Student Christian Movement "ambassador" to China last year, will address the second meeting of the PSCA Seminar in Room 304 Old Main at 7 p.m. today on "Students '''and the War in China." Soon after his graduation from Kansas University in 1939 where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, and Sachem, honorary men's fraternity, Moritz sailed to China as the spe cial "student ambassador" of the Student Chistian Movement. Moritz obtained his first-hand information on conditions in China by traveling; sometimes by rail, but more often by open truck, small boats, rickshaws, and on foot. He has come back to the United States for a year of college visits in all sections of the country to help with relief work and inter pretation of the World's Student Christian Federation. Center Club Organizes Group For New Year Twenty-four center transfers were inducted and . four students elected to the Board of Governors at a special meeting of the Cam pus Center Club held Sunday night in the Sandwich. Shop of Old Main. New members of the Center Club were admitted after exami nation by • a panel of officers. Creighton Lawhead '42, Schuyl kill• Center; Joseph A. Salecky '42, Hazleton Center; Alex H. Basista '4l,•Dußois Center; and George.E. Espy.. '43, Altoona Center, were chosen to represent, their respec tive groups on the advisory board of the organization. 4 (gilt( 1111111 0 / 85S 11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 pudent Union Dances Begin This Afternoon Student Union will resume its regular afternoon dances in the Armory at 4 o'clock this after noon, George Donovan, Student Union director, announced yes terday. Next week dances will be held on Wednesday and Thursday of-, ternoons from 4 to 5 p. in., Don ovan said. A definite schedule will be announced after that time, fllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll llll Thespians Prepare Houseparly Revue Featuring Fred Waring arrange ments of "Alice Bllle Gown" and "Say It," two smash hits of a sea son ago, the 'new Thespian extra vaganza "The Balloon Goes Up" is expected to be a revue to end all revues when it is presented in Schwab Auditorium on Houseparty Weekend. • A knockout freshman newcomer, Louise Johnson, will do the vocal on "Alice Blue Gown," and will be accompanied by the "Singer ettes," a smart male trio. "Say It," also arranged by War ing, will bring together a new musical team of Doris Disney and Bob Hoffer, and a new dance team of Sally Harshbarger and Jimmy Smith. The Three Stooges have cooked up two terrific. new tunes that should stop the new show at least twice. One is entitled "Who Stole The Deacon's' Outhouse," and the other is a sequel to "Dirty. Olga" entiled "Her Name Was Lia Wyla Ina P,001a." The .latter-number will probably be done .in grass skirts. • Co-featured with the Stooges in the new show will be Marce Stringer who, will team with Ned Startzel in a novelty number built around a new "corn" tune called "Friendship." Stringer will also help Midge King-, a varsity wrest ler for three years, and Phyllis Dalton, another newcomer, do a novelty on "Minnie the Moocher.' Leon Rabinowitz, who wowed Thespian audiences in two shows last year, will do a number with the orchestra called "ROTC." The tune is a "take" after Jan Savitt's popular novelty "WPA." Pond! Speaks Tonight Prof: Alfred G. Pundt, history department. will speak before the International Relations Club in Room 124 Liberal Arts at 7 p.m. today. Student Hitch-hiker Rides In Style With John L. Lewis As Chauffeur 00 Head Questions Rider About College Executives Can hitchkinging be profitable Speaking from a journalist's viewpoint, Robert H. Jordan '43, can give an affiimative reply to that question. Last Friday night, Bob was stranded on a lonely corner just east . of Harrisburg, enroute to his home in Allentown. When pros pects seemed the slimmest for him, a sleek, maroon Buick pulled up to the curb.' - Jordan leaped for the door, and without looking at the driver threw his bags into the rear of the car and climbed in. Although his hat was pulled down over his eyes and his face was partially covered by 'a muffler, Jordan noticed a striking resemblance between the driver and John L. Lewis, presi dent of the CIO.. Although• Bob was struck by the similarity, he dismissed it from OF THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE COLLEGE THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 24, 1940, STATE COLLEGE, PA Physics Confab Opens Tomorrow Teachers and students from every recognized college and uni versity in the state will attend the annual meeting of the Pennsyl vania Conference of Physic Teach ers which will be held here tomor row and Saturday. A program centering. about the theme "Physics In Medicine," has been arranged by Professors, T. D. Cope, Paul McCorkle and W. Em erson Chamberlain. TOmorrow af ternoon's meeting will consist of contributed papers, book and ap paratus exhibits, and a parallel meeting for visiting students spon sored by the Sigma Pi Sigma, hon orary physics society. A lecture on the "I/Ole of Physics In Dentistry," will be 'given by Dr. Arthur B. Gtble of the Univer sity of Pennsylvania in the New Physics Building lecture room at 8 p.m. Friday. The Saturday morning session consists of a symposium with speeches by Dr. Chamberlain of Temple Dr. M. A. Emerson, Uni versity of Pennsylvania; Dr. A. J. Allen, University of Pittsburgh; and Dr. M. N. States, of the Central Scientific Co., 'Chicago. Everyone is invited to visit the book and apparatus exhibits lo cated in 'the New 'Physics Build ing. These exhibits are books loan ed by nationally known publishing companies and apparatus displays loaned by the General Electric Co., Leeds and Northrup, The Central Scientific Co., and the American Instruments Co. The next meeting of the Con ference will be held on April 1, 1941 at St. Vincents College. • 1111111111111141111111111111110111111111111111111111111111111111111111 - Readers Letter Stirs° Up Football Send-Off A Temple football send-off at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow was announ ced last night by Head Cheer leader Walt Sottung. The rally was planned after . Sottung was informed of a letter to the editor of Collegian (published in to day's paper) urging a send-off for the team. Heading for a crucial game with Temple, the fodtball team will leave Co-op Corner by bus at 7:30 a.m. All fraternities were contacted by Sottung last night and urged to require freshman attendance at the demonstration. Because of the lateness of the request, no arrangements could be made to have the Blue Band on hand as Reader John Deitrick '4l suggested. 1111111t11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111(111(111111111t11111 his mind because he thought a man like Lewis would no't be driv ing alone at night, so far from his home. However, during their con versation,_ the driver asked several questions about President Hetzel and the president's son, Ralph, who .is an executive secretary of the CIO. Before they had reached Ham burg where the driver was turn ing for Pottsville, he discovered that Jordan was on the Daily Col legian's sophomore editorial staff. As Bob left the car at Hamburg, the driver asked him if he would like a story for the Collegian. When 'given a definite 'yes," he confirmed all of. Bob's suspicions by informing him that he was John L. Lewis, president of the Mr. Lewis then drove away leaving Jordan, still thirty miles from home but definitely of the opinion that hitchhiking can be very profitable. rigiatt 1111111111111111111111111111111111111001111111111111111111111111111111 Drop-Ad Checks Available At Bursar's Office Now Checks covering drop ads for the first semester are available, it was announced by the Bur sar's office yesterday. The checks have been ready, for some time but are not being claimed: All students entitled to a re fund after dropping a course should apply for it at the Bur sar's office. 1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 12 Students Plead Guilty In Gun Case Twelve members of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity pleaded guilty to charges of firing a .22 calibre rifle within the borough limits at a hearing before Burgess Wilbur F. Leitzell in Borough Hall last night. Burgess Leitzell declined to make a decision and appointed a special board to make a decision within ten days. It will consist of Arnold C. Laich '4f, All-College. president; Robert N. Baker '4l, All-College vice-president; Richard W. May '42, student representative to the Borough Council; a repre sentative of the fraternity; H.L. Stuart and Earl Houtz, members of -the Borough Council; and Leitzell. The students involved are . : Ro bert' G. Feldman '43, Marvin W. Fischer '4l, Herman Goffberg '42, Kurt Goldman '42, Maurice Gross man '44, Richard M. Hertz '44, Seymour I. Horowitz '43, M. Bern ard Krentzman''43, Marshall Miller '4l, James D. Olkein '43, Joel A. Seskin '43, and E. Arthur Stern '42. Policeman G. N. Kough, in a written statement,-testified that the Men had been shooting the rifle from the southern porch of their house. Several bullets had broken windows in Prof. Charles L. Kins loe's home, 200 feet west of the porch at about 3 p.m. on Saturday. Under Ordinance 67, which the men violated, the penalty is either a fine of from $2 to $25 and costs or one day in jail for each dollar of fine. The board named to con sider the decision will determine the penalty. Leitzell will execute it. At another hearing last night, James Cohn '4l was fined $5.25 for violating a parking ordinance and $7.25 for driving through a red light. Cohn pleaded guilty on the first charge and entered no plea for the second. Alpha Sigma Phi Holds 'Air Raid' Pledge Dance Alpha Sigma Phi held its an nual pledge dance Saturday night with an air-raid shelter as the decoration theme. Approximately 40, couples en tered the shelter through a sand bag passage which was heavily guarded with rifles and machine guns. Dancing was featured and refreshments were served at the height of the "raid." Chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Kennedy, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Graham, and Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hay, the raid continued without any "casualty reports." IMA News Makes Debut . The IMA News, official news sheet of the Independent Men's Association, will make its initial appearance of the year tomorrow, the IMA central .council has an nounced. John W. Reynolds '43 is editor of the weekly publication. ,Kappa Alpha Theta Dines Alpha Kappa Pi fraternity under the presidency of John A. Dorn sife '4l banqueted the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority last night at the former's house. Weather— Fair and Cooler PRICE FIVE CENTS Senate Disciplines House Violator Of Summer Code Because women were allowed in the house during the summer in violation of an agreement with the College, the Lambda Alumni As sociation has been denied the priv ilege. of re-opening its house to student roomers next summer. This action, it developed yester day, was taken by the Senate Com mittee on Student Welfare at its meeting Tuesday. At the same meeting the committee served. warning on the Interfraternity Council that it must enforce the dating code this year or suffer loss of its authority. In future cases, it was indi"- cated, the responsibility for en forcing the Dating Code will rest with the Interfraternity Council which is planning to set up a three man judiciary committee. The Lambda Building Associa tion house was operated this sum mer entirely independent of the Theta Xi fraternity which occupies the house during the winter months. This distinction was in dicated by the Senate Committee penalty which applies only to sum mer school operation. Ml Enrollment Record • IlroßenlWitli 399 Total Enrollment in the School of Mineral Industries reached an all: time high this semester Dean Ed ward Steidle revealed yesterday. Dean Steidle indicated that the unprecedented" enrollment is due to the increased demand for grad uates in the mineral industries field. "More people are conscious o the importance and magnitude of the mineral industries in Penn sylvania," he explained. This year a total of 371 under graduates are enrolled in the six departments of the Mineral Indus tries School as compared with 309 last year. Graduate enrollment this year totals 28 while 25 enroll ed last year, bringing the enroll ment totals up to 399 for 1940-41 and 334 for 1939-40. 11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111101 i tate News Bulletins It111(11111111111W11111111111111M111111(1111111111WHIIIIIECtll Washington Officials stated. .that the United States would of ficially protest the recent bomb ing of American oil refineries and fields in Arabia by Italian air forces. Himburg German commun iques reported last night that one fifth of Nazi war production has been damaged. Washington—Secretary of War, Frank Knox, reported that the United States was now thoroughly protected on both oceans. He said that units of pursuit planes have been dispatched to the Phillipines for added protection. London Only three bombs were reported to have been. dropped on London yesterday while two bombs were loosed in Nazi night raiding. Poor flying conditions were responsible for the lack of bombing. The RAF was active, however, dropping de struction on coastal Axis forces near Calais. Further bombing took place on the North African coast near Tunisia.