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SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
SOCIETY Mr. E. Coulson attended a performance of Shaw's "Apple Cart" at the Music Box in Hollywood. Dr. Bradford attended a meeting of the committee of teachers' pensions, Thursday afternoon, in Miss Judd's room in the High School. Mr. and Mrs. Sandmeyer and family saw "The Big Trail" Arnjistice day. Dr. and Mrs. Bradford attended the Friday night performance of "Parlor, Bedroom and Bath," in which Charlotte Greenwood is the star. We understand that Mr. Bauer sat on the front row of a recent "show." Dr. and Mrs. Bradford had as their guests, Wednesday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Art Riches. Mr. Riches is a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra. Mr. T. W. Wallbank was host to the restricted guest list of a card party held after school Thursday afternoon in Mr. Wallbank's room. No aces were trumped, as might be expected, probably due to the fact that it was not a bridge game,but one in which debater's cards were segregated for the debate squad. Lady: Why don't you put "wet paint" on that ben...
CAMPUS CHUCKLES [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
CAMPUS CHUCKLES The man who had been held up by bandits was very bitter about it. "For a moment," he said, "my heart leaped for joy. I thought they said, 'Your money or your wife'." First Stude: I shall marry for beauty. Second: And I for brains. First: Well, everybody for what he needs most. Mr. Sandmeyer: Do you know what happens to boys who use bad language when they play marbles? # Young Sandmeyer: Yes, sir; they grow up and play golf. Mr. Dulin: What do you know about nitrates? Watson: Well, night rates are cheaper than day rates. Lucile: What is the most outstanding contribution chemistry has given to the world? Fred: Blondes. "I just knocked my chemistry quiz cold." "Really?" "Yeah; below zero." Donatelli: Say, Hile, .lend me your pencil. Ray Hile: Nothing doing; that's how I got it.
Barks From The Balcony [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Barks From The Balcony If every college in the country were to take the attitude of some of the members of the student body of U. C. there would be so many coaches fired every week that the unemployment situation would be put in a condition from which it could never recover. The game between the basketball squads of S. M. J. C. and Long Beach J. C. had to be played in a Christian Science manner. Each understood that the game was to be held on his home grounds and hence the spiritual conflict. The latest report is that we are two thoughts ahead of them. We hate to think of what the campus will look like when spring arrives. What with all the lovers around here during the winter, when the real mating season arrives, just about everybody on the campus will have his or her partner. It's too bad the bandits couldn't pick some other time than during the last football game to hold their big shooting scrape. Anytime the players try to Ifeep the crowd amused while shots are flying thickly ac...
Fresno Scheduled for J. C. Conference; Kersey Will Speak [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Fresno Scheduled for J. C. Conference; Kersey Will Speak A junior college _ conference has been called by Superintendent Kersey for December 5 at Rresno. At this conference three topics will be presented and discussed by members present. Monroe E. Deutsch, vice-presi-dent of the University of California, will talk on "The University and the Junior College." "Junior College Financial Problems," will be the subject of a talk by Walter E. Morgan. Nicholas Ricciardi will speak on the " Proposed Junior College Legislation." Several of Dr. Deautsch's colleagues will also participate in the conference.
Civic Repertory Theater Now Open [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Civic Repertory Theater Now Open With the presentation of George Bernard Shaw's new play, "The Apple Cart," the Civic Repertory Theater opened its 1930-31 season. This organization is attempting to do for Los Angeles what the Theater Guild has done for New York, with the staging of the most outstanding modern plays. This production of fine drama is on a strictly professional but non commercial basis, at prices within the reach of everyone. The following is a tentative program of the coming attractions: THE INFINITE SHOEBLACK Norman Mac Owen PETER PAN Sir James Barrie PORGY. ..Dorothy and Dußose Heyward THE MOB John Galsworthy AT MRS. BEAM'S C. K. Munro MICHAEL AND HIS LOST ANGEL Henry Arthur Jones HOTEL UNIVERSE Philip Barry CHERRY ORCHARD ..Anton Tchekov NOT SO LONG AGO. Arthur Richman Two other plays are also to be selected.
Anthology of Student Verse to be Published [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Anthology of Student Verse to be Published The San Bernardino Junior College, with the assistance of the University of Redlands as the "president school," will publish the fourth volume of "First the Blade," the California anthology of student verse sponsored by the Intercollegiate Fellowship of Creative Art. This volume is to be published in May, 1931. This edition will be the largest in the history of the publication. Five hundred poems by one hundred and fifty-seven students were submitted last year, but an even greater number of contributions is expected for this book in 1931. There are awards made for different divisions of work, such as: for the author showing the most promise; the best poem or group of poems on a California subject; the best poem based on an Arthurian romance; and for the best humorous poem (not a parody). If any students are interested in a project similar to this one, they are asked to see Mr. E. R. Coulson, instructor of English, in the near future.
U. C. L. A. Professor Addresses Women's Ath. Association [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
U. C. L. A. Professor Addresses Women's Ath. Association Tuesday, November 18, 1930, the W. A. A. met in Recital Hall at 10:30 a. m. Miss Carroll, Miss Burpee, Belle Waltz and Alice Magee told of the W. A. A. conference which was held at Riverside November 2, 1930. Mention was made of the business meeting which was attended by representatives from all Junior Colleges and discussion of many problems of the W. A. A. at various junior colleges. A lovely luncheon was served at the Aure Vista Hotel, at which Miss Alkeson, of the physical education department at U. C. L. A., spoke of requirements in physical education at the University. Miss Weir, of the Orthopedic Hospital, spoke of physical education in Turkey. She told of Turkish women, who through physical education had aceomplished great things in Turkey. She also praised California for tho»splendid way in which its various schools support playdays so enthusiastically. The J. C. Women's Trio, composed of Winifred Andrews, Evelyn Mill...
Los Hidalgos Se Divertieron Mucho [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Los Hidalgos Se Divertieron Mucho Lps Hidalgos se divertieron mucho el miercoles viendo toda clase de curiosidades mexicanas. Como recuerdos de dicho paseo algunos de los miembros compraron charritos dulces, y algunos otros articulos que hacen a uno recordar los dias felices que se pasan en el colegio. Los Hidalgos saborearon las sabrosas tostadas que preparan las cocineras de la famosa calle mexicana. Chiles rellenos tambien satisfacieron el paladar de algunos miembros. Despues de haber comido, los Hidalgos fueron al teatro Internacional a ver la pelicula titulada el "Secreto del Doctor." Dicha pelicula fue tomada del libro titulado "Half an Hour," escrito por James Barrie. Los miembros se divertieron mucho al ver que les obsequiaron una jocosa comedia, que fue interpretada por perros de distintas clases. Los Hidalgos piensan hacer un viaje a un lugar de importancia.
Teachers Have Directory [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Teachers Have Directory Teachers are beaming over their new directories which have been given to them recently. In these little green books have been listed the names of all the instructors according to the schools in which they teach, their telephone numbers, and addresses. Aside from this there are a few general regulations and a school calendar.
Larson, Los Angeles Engineer Addressed J. C. Club Recently [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Larson, Los Angeles Engineer Addressed J. C. Club Recently L. C. Larson, assistant engineer in Los Angeles City department of contsruction, gave a lecture Thursday, November 13, at 3:00 p. m., to Engineers' Club members and their friends, in room 14. The topic dealt with the engineering of the Venice sewerage disposal plant pumps. This will be of concern to all students in the college who are interested in this work. The project, which will cost 250,000,000, is almost completed.
Hidalgos Invade New Calle Olvera [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Hidalgos Invade New Calle Olvera The members of Los Hidalgos enjoyed a very interesting evening when the Club journeyed to the Los Angeles plaza for dinner and to the theater. Olvera Street offered much attraction, as it is fashioned after the streets of Mexico, and the wares are displayed in open stalls, with their owners seated in chairs under canopies. Dinner was eaten at a small Mexican cafe, La Cueva, where a Mexican trio furnished lively Mexican airs. Some of the members had their shoes shined by diminutive bootblacks, who displayed shining white teeth when talked to by Senora Cejudo, in their native language. Mexican trinkets, candy and cigarillos were bought and enjoyed on the way to the International Theater. With the help of programs and the acting, the play was understood, but it was the comedy, in which dogs talked Spanish, that was thoroughly enjoyed by both the club members and the Mexicans at the theater. Those who went on this trip are: Misses Beulah Hart, Mary Brant...
Claremont Colleges , Hold Y. W. Convention [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Claremont Colleges , Hold Y. W. Convention The annual conference of the Friends of the Mexicans was held at Pomona College, at Claremont, on Saturday, November 15. The Santa Monica Y. W. C. A. was represented by Mrs. Marion Mahuron, Alice Lloyd, Adele Winn and Dorothy Murray. .A very interesting group of speakers was on the program. Among them were Mr. Harry Garr, and the new consul of Mexico in Los Angeles, Senor Rafael de la Colina. Besides hearing the interesting series of lectures, the visitors were shown through Frary Hall, thl new men's dormitory. They saw the mural painting, "Prometheus," by Orozco. the celebrated Mexican painter. A very interesting exhibit of Mexican native products was also on display. College is just like a washing machine; you get out of it just what you put in—but you'd never recognize it. —Dartmouth Jack o'. Lantern.
Honor System for University Exams. Unpopular at L. A. [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Honor System for University Exams. Unpopular at L. A. University students do not favor the honor system in examinations if the results of a recent survey, revealed yesterday at the University of California at Los Angeles are any criterion. The silrvey was conducted by the U. C. L. A. committee of the National Students' Federation of America, and the results are the opinions of 1,445 students who cast ballots in the survey. Of seven suggested means of stopping the practice of cheating in examinations, that of seating students in alternate seats, or of offering two sets of examination questions, met with the most favor. A total of 816 students voted for this method, while 369 students believed that the underlying trouble was that students had not developed a code of ethics. Of the total, 108 declared that the nature of the course given does not encourage an appreciation of the subject. Seventy-nine believed that the manner in which the course was conducted was responsible for cheating...
Students To Vote For Favorite Book [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Students To Vote For Favorite Book National Book Week, which commenced Monday of this week and lasts until Friday, is being observed by Junior College and High School students here. A box has been placed in the library in which students are asked to put their vote for their favorite book. Each student is allowed only one vote; he must give the name of the book and of the author, on the ballot. .Also only one book may be voted for by an individual. After the National Book Week is over, the library staff will count the votes in order to see what special books are popular among the students. Those which receive popular votes will be purchased by the library if they are not on the shelves at present. Schools throughout the country ar« observing this week much in the same way as the Santa Monica schools. While many schools hold the vote, it is only in order to gain;'information for themselves, as the votes are not gathered together in a grand total from schools throughout the nation. It ...
S.M.J.C. WINS BY 18-0 MARGIN [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
S.M.J.C. WINS BY 18-0 MARGIN Corsair Team Outplays San Berdoo Indians in Torrid Conference Clash Out into Samohi field trod an aggregation of Orange-and-Gray jerseyed men known as the Santa Monica Junior College eleven, last Saturday, to participate in the first conference tiff on the home field, with the San Bernardino Junior College gridders. The Corsairs outfought, outplayed and outgamed the Indians to win, 18 to 0. Coach Mishler's men had previously lost their two conference tilts to Chaffey and Riverside, and all that was in those two fracases was just fight. But last Saturday the story was indeed otherwise. It was a smooth-running and perfecfunctioning machine, hitting on all eleven, that ran rampant all over the, San Berdoo tribe. Every man on the team was a reason why the Santa Monicans showed up so well, and the eleven reasons combined was why the Corsairs so impressively subdued their hard-fighting opponents. Keyed up to high point of efficiency, the men, as a whole, seeme...
TARGET PRACTICE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
TARGET PRAC TIE C By FRED SALTER After seeing the Corsairs in action Saturday against San Bernardino, it is hard to understand just how they could have lost to Chaffey and Riverside by' such large scores. Mishler's plays worked to perfection, and the defense wasn't so terrible either, managing to keep the Indians scoreless. Those present at the Berdoo game Saturday were privileged to view the neatest and most perfectly executed play seen on Samohi field for many a moon. Athey snagged a beautiful pass about midfield but was surrounded by San Berdoo tacklers. Hickman had followed Athey down the field and just as Athey was about to be tackled, he lateraled the ball to Wally, who continued to a touchdown behind some pretty interference by Master Athey. And did it fool the Indians? They were completely baffled, and it took them the rest of the half to figure out just how it all happened. A fair crowd turned out for the game Saturday, but the Corsairs are deserving of better support. The ...
Riverside Takes Conference Title In Feature Game [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 19 November 1930
Riverside Takes Conference Title In Feature Game Featured by a play you see in the movie football thriller where the hero wins the game in the last minute of play, Riverside J. C. defeated the strong Chaffey Panthers 8 to 7 in a hotly contested game played at Riverside last Saturday. With a fraction of a second to go in the first half, Arbelbide, star back of the Riverside eleven, dropped back and tossed a long pass which was received by a Tiger end, who scurried over the last white line for a touchdown and victory for Riverside. The gun ending the half went off while the ball was still in the air. The game was played at Riverside before a record crowd of 8000 fans. By virtue of its thrilling win over Chaffey, Riverside will play Compton J. C., winner of the Southern Division championship, for the Southern California junior college crown. Los Angeles J. C. finally won a game when she defeated the strong Santa Ana Dons Saturday, 6 to 0. It was the final game of the season for both te...