The daily collegian. (University Park, Pa.) 1940-current, November 20, 1940, Image 1
Successor to the Free d a • /i P Establishe 1887 TIA! r Elatig Tnittglatt Lt 5 5 VOL. 37—No. 48 Neil Legislature- Due For - GSA Fight Special to the Collegian • HARRISBURG, Nov. 19—A pol itical free-for-all which no doubt ' will include a - fight over the GSA buildings on the Pennsylvania State College campus is on the bill of fare for the legislative "session that begins in January. Leaders here, who have expect ed it ever since the Democrats won a majority in the Assembly, are sure of it after the fighting state ment made at a Butler (Pa.) Dem -ocratic victory dinner last Satur day by David L. Lawrence, Demo cratic national committeeman from Pittsburgh. : In promising a sweeping investi gation _of the James administra:- tion, the former state Democratic chairman said, "We are going to find out why the state can't open "the hospitals and institutions which the Democratic . state and national administrations built." "We are going to show the peo ple of this state what has been happening to their state govern ment in the Janles administration,". Lawrence said. Besides the_admin istration of the GSA program, he launched his attack at the Liquor Control Board, 'the Department of Commerce which he says is being used to advertise the James ad ministration, the changing of the state workmen's compensation law, and other James' changes. "We will do our best to reverse the blind obstructionism which has caused the James administra tion to run at cross purposes with the Federal government on every issue from flood control to Thanks giving." MI-Dinner lists - Eminent Speakers, Guesfs Tonighf President Ralph D. Hetzel will be among the honored guests at the Mineral Industries Society dinner to be held at the Nittany Lion Inn at 6:30 p.m. today. , Toastmaster be W. H. Eisen man; executive secretary of the American Society for. Metals. Con gressmen James E. Van Zandt of the 23rd District of Pennsylvania and James G. Scrugham of Nevada will be the principal speakers. - Other prominent guests are: H. M. Moses, trustee of . . the College and president of a Pittsburgh coal company; Senator A. H. Letzler of Pennsylvania; Rep. Kenneth G. Haines; Louis Jordon, executive secretary of the American Insti tute of Mining and Metal Engin eers; Dean Edward Steidle of the School of 'Mineral Industries; and others. Fine Ruling Clarified The five dollar fine for absence from class during the 48 hours preceding o r succeeding th e Thanksgiving vacation will be for all hours and not five dollars for each hour missed, it was announc ed from Dean A. R. Warnock's of flee yesterday. Beaux Arts Institute Presents Four Awards To State Students Four first class awards have been Presented to Penn State senior students in architecture by the Beaux Arts Institute of Design. Prof. B. Kenneth Johnstone, head of the architecture department, announced the awards yesterday. One first medal and three second medals were awarded 'by the In stitute to Penn State entrants in a recent contest sponsored , by that *organization. Six first medals and 12 second medals were ay carded in "the entire competition, Penn WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 20, 1940, STATE COLLEGE, PA Speaks Tonight Dr. Paul Popenoe will speak to night and tomorrow night on prob lems of marriage and marriage relations. These lectures are sponsored by PSCA and held in Schwab Auditorium. Popenoe To Speak On Matrimony Dr. Paul Popenoe, general direc tor of family relations, Los An geles, California will discuss "When is One Ready to Marry?" in Schwab auditorium at 8:15 tonight. A'nationally known authority on the problems of sex, heredity, marriage, and family life, Dr. Pop enoe directs an organized attern • to bring all the resources of mod ern science to the promotion of successful family life. He is also a lecturer in biology at the University or Southern Cal ifornia and was formerly executive secretary of the Social Hygiene As sociation. In addition to tonight's speech, Dr. PopenOe will lecture on "The 1 -Changing Family in the Changing World" for the faculty at 4:10 p.m. Thursday in'lloom 10 Liberal Arts and will speak again in Schwab auditorium on Thursday evening at 8:15 p.m. on the topic, "What Makes a Successful Marriage." $l,OOO Offered To Winner Of Mathematics Exam Mathematicians! Here is a chance to win a $l,OOO prize schol arship to ' Harvard, or a cash award. The annual Putman Prize Examination will take place early next semester, and is open to all undergraduates who 1-ave not re ceived degrees. The exam will cover elementary mathematics, and information as to what will be required may - be secured at the office of the de partment of mathematics, 211 Lib eral Arts Building. State students secured 4 of the 18 awards. First medal winner was Charles S. Bicksler '4l, whose problem was rated one of -the 6 best out of 160 submitted. The subject for com petition was a deeign for a United States consulate in a 'South Amer ican city. Harold G. Wilson '4l, Carl 'W. Ernst '4l, and John" R. Suydam '4O were the second medalists. Seven problems were submitted •by Penn State students. OF THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE COLLEGE Cabinet Asks Saturday Grid Holiday ; Hetzel 'Favorable' To Assistant Deans Cabinet Rests Plan To Increase Staff President Ralph D. Hetzel favors assistant deans of men and will consider "the financial feasibility" of establishing them this year, it was reported at the All-College Cabinet meeting last night by a special committee headed by Sam uel A. Dum '4l. Cabinet unanimously accepted the report thus ending, at least for the present, its consideration of the plan. According to the report the President. was "receptive and con vinced that the problem of addi tional help, in the dean's office was of genuine signficance." He said that if it is not possible to employ assistants this year the matter will be given consideration in 1941- 1942. The committee reported that it had presented four reasons to Pres ident. Hetzel for additional help in the dean's office. They are as follows: 1. There is need for leadership in organizing or motivating al ready existing organizations of student welfare. 2. Men's dorms.are in need of additional advisors. There is lack_ of sufficient facilities for handling problems which should go through the College. 3. The IMA and unaffiliated men are in need of continuing leader ship or advisory facilities •to con tinue progress already begun. 4.. There is need of a continuous connection' Between • fra terniti • and the dean of men. Although the fraternities do have persons of advisory capacity, the advisors are of varying capacity and they lack centralization of the study, drinking and dating problems. PRA Reaches 86% Of Finance Goal Harry W. Seamans, general sec retary of the PSCA, announced last night that with the PSCA finance drive not entirely finished as yet, 86 5, of its . goal of $3600 has been secured. !Mr. Seamans - expressed . the be lief that with 30 , solicitors still at work last year's total of $3614 will be passed before the campaign is finished. Men have contributed $2255, or 90%, of their $2500. Women have pledged $931, or 84% of the plan ned $llOO. AltlibUgh this year's tptal is not as great as last year's; there" has been a decided increase in ,the number of - students who have con tributed, even though they pledged smaller amounts. Secretary Seamans stated that the drive has been extended be cause of the fact that the original four days scheduled for the cam paign came in the middle of a bluebook period. As a result, many students were unable to' be reach ed. These will be covered by stu dent solicitors today and tomorrow. Candidales Called .Don C. West '42, editor of Froth, yesterday issued a call for all bus iness and editorial candidates. Businesi candidates will meet , at 4 p. m. today and at 7 p. m. tOmor row. Editorial candidates will meet aT 7 p. m. today and at the same time tomorrow. - (It is not ,peessary that candidates be able to read or write.) Vocational Speaker .Mr. R. 0. Davies, Sears, Roebuck and Co. personnel representative, will speak Thursday at 4 p.m. in Room 121 Liberal Arts. His topic will be "Vocational Opportunities." Sears Employee Will Discuss Jobs R. 0. Davies, member of the Sears, Roebuck, and Co. person nel department will speak on "Vo cational Opportunities" in Room 2_l„a t ila era 1 Arts atig,...w, The meeting is sponsored joint ly by Delta Sigma Pi, commerce and finance honorary, and the Agricultural Engineering Society. Mr. Davies is a graduate of the University of lowa, and prior to entering the field of business, spent 11 years in college admin istration, serving as assistant dean of men at the University of lowa and as dean of men at Drake Uni versity. While serving as a research exe cutive of General Marketing Counsellors, Inc., of New York City, Mr. Davies was on the staff of the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. At present he is active in executive selection and training work. Senior Committee Will Study Gift Suggestions In order that all details may be worked out in the selection of a senior class gift, a special commit tee has been appointed by William B. Bartholomew, class president. 'Members are W. Lewis Corbin '4l (chairman), L. Eleanor 'Benfer '4l, Leon J. Gajecki '4l, Vera L. Kemp '4l, Richard • C. _Peters '4l, Grace E. Rentchler '4l, and H. Edward Wagner '4l. 111111111111111111111,11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111r111111 Late News Bulletins 1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 Athens Greece made an ap peal 40 the United. States yester day afternoon for aid. They claim ed that they need munitions and other war supplies if they expect to hold out against the Fascist regime. They especially need large bombers and pursuit planks to fight the large air - 'forces of the Italians: War official Wells told the Greek war ministry that United States would give them "sympathetic consideration.:' The Greek war forces held Weather— Continued Cold, Partly Cloudy. PRICE THREE CENTS President Will Decide On Pitt Game Today All-College Cabinet voted by a 16-4 majority last-night to recom mend a Saturday morning Pitt game holiday to President Ralph. D. Hetzel with the stipulation that even if the football team beats Pitt ; no holiday should be granted on Monday. Arnold C. Laich '4l, All-College President, will convey the request to President Hetzel this morning. William B. Bartholomew '4l, senior class president, announce 4.• that there will be no special ai . " rangements for transportation .to• Pittsburgh this weekend as "stu dent interest has not been suffi ciently great of demand it." Laich announced further plans for the Pep Rally tomorrow night and appointed a committee con sisting of George L. Parrish '4l (chairman), Marshall D. Miller '4l, Thomas C. Backenstose '4l, and Walter A. Sottung '4l. The Blue Band will start the rally with a parade from down town. It is planned that students will fall in behind the band and march to the Jordan Fertility Plots where a huge bonfire will be wait ing. An effigy of the Pitt'Panther is doomed to be burned at the stake. The football team and speakers will be on the scene shortly after seven. . Also discussed at. the Cabinet meeting last night were possible improyements for conditions of the sale of tickets for the Artists' Course, relief of congestion in stu dent,t/se of the south entrance to the Liberal Arts Buildings, and formation of a better cheering section for football games next year. Frosh Dating Customs Off After Thanksgiving "When the freshmen return from Thanksgiving vacation their dat ing privileges will be restored," it was announced last night by W. Lewis Corbin '4l, chairman of tribunal. Corbin also stated that all customs will be off for two year agriculture freshmen after Thanks giving. Two figures will be seen rolling about the campus this week. They will each have dunce caps on, and each be rolling on wheels. One figure will be a "dummy" model, on wheels, and the other will be Francis Musser, who has failed, to wear customs, with roller skates on. The sign reads: "We're Both Dummies." Freshman soccer player Henry Yeagley will display his skill at handling a soccer ball this week since Tribunal has requested him to kick one with him where ever he - goes. It may get quite difficult in crowded places. He also will carry a sign which reads: "I'm A `Sucker' Player." lIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIt 1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 strategic positions on three sides of the city Koritza late yesterday and were expected to capture the city very soon. They expect to cap ture about 30,000 men and greatly needed supplies. The Italians brought 400 airplanes into the fray in order to allow truckloads •of troops to enter the city and to cover the retreat of the fascist forces. Berlin—Communiques from Ber lin last night told of the plans for a meeting of Balkan nations and the Axis powers today at Vienna.