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Spanish Club To Attend "Bad Man" Assembly Planned [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Spanish Club To Attend "Bad Man" Assembly Planned Evelyn was the hostess at the Spanish Club meeting held at her home last Wednesday, November 26. Members have decided to witness a performance of "The Bad Man" Wednesday, December 10, the date their next meeting. During the business meeting plans for the assembly of January IS were discussed. Out of the varied and numerous suggestions a Spanish street scene was chosen as the most appropriate presentation. Miss Adele Winn has been given the task of writing the act. The program of the evening included several violin solos by Evelyn Clemens, and a group of Spanish songs, played on the piano by Margaret Johnson. Miss Cook read a poem in Spanish—-a sentimental affair which caused bickering laughter. During the course of the evening, especially while the luncheon lasted, several members became rather slack in their Spanish, and were prone to use their native language for communication of ideas. The result —plenty of pennies in the treasury...
Barks From The Balcony [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Barks From The Balcony Well, next Saturday night we will know justwho is the best team in the country. Sports writers will either be handing out the "I told you so" or will be explaining to subscribers just how they happened to pick the wrong team. As for us, we won't say whom we expect to win, but we wouldn't bet the ring off a White Owl against a truckload of Russian rubles on the outcome. The score will be —see next week's issue. And now we have to get all pepped up for the basketball season. If we can only awaken a little of that dormant student body spirit we can have a highly successful season. Last year in competition much stronger than we will have to face this season, we ended up with a .500 average. Let's get behind the team and boost that at least twice as high. Those who haven't a job for the Christmas vacation might just as well not look for one now; it is just too late. Every available position has been signed up for by at least five students, as near as we can find ou...
HUMOR [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
HUMOR "Let's go play tennis." "We can't; there's no net." "Fine; it's always in my way, anyway." Dr. Bradford: Why were you late? Weil: The bell rang before I got here. Mother: I first met your father at a dance. Son: Ah ha! So that's why Father tells me to keep away from dance halls. Vallon: Are they still going together? Frederics: Who? Vallon: Your feet! "Well, what's the matter with the car you bought from us a week ago?" "Every part of it makes a noise except the horn." Ike (in drug store): I want to buy a plow. Druggist: I'm sorry, sir, but we have no plows. Ike: What a bum drug store! Henn: I want some tires. Salesman: Balloon tires? Henn: Naw, automobile tires. Delp: I'll do anything I can, Warden. Warden: Well, don't put yourself out. Judge: Before being sentenced, have you anything to say? Barber: Yes, your honor, I'd like to shave the prosecuting attorney just once. "I like a girl who can take a joke." "Then you stand a good chance of being accepted."
Association Meets At Fresno on Dec. 5 [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Association Meets At Fresno on Dec. 5 Dr. Ralph H. Bush and Mr. W. F. Barnum will both attend the meeting of the Southern California Association of Junior Colleges when it meets in Fresno Friday. The Board of Education granted leave of absence to the principal and dean of Santa Monica Junior College because of the important business which is coming up at this time. The important action which the junior college conference probably will take, it was explained to the board by Dr. Bush, who recently attended the national junior college conference at Berkeley, and while there talked with junior college leaders from all over the country, is a recommendation to the legislature relative to the financial assistance rendered junior colleges by the state.
Cosmo Club Debates [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Cosmo Club Debates Despite the fact that only a few of the Cosmopolitan Club members were present at the last meeting, the program, if it may be called such, was lively and interesting. It was in the form of a heated debate, discussing the efficacy of India gaining her independence. The subject was discussed from many angles, the club being quite equally divided. Miss Rae Booth has invited the club to meet at her home for the next meeting, which will be held tonight.
Corsair Hoopsters Show Improvement In Practice Game [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Corsair Hoopsters Show Improvement In Practice Game With football season over and the squad bolstered by the enlistment of a number of football men, the S. M. J. C. basketball team is rapidly rounding into shape. The squad has improved with every practice session and by the time the conference season opens, the Corsairs will be able to present a formidable quintet. Coach Dulin has stressed fundamentals in the preliminary work, but soon plays will be given and the team picked. With the moleskins put away for another year, Coach Mishler will be able to give all his time to the Corsair basketeers. With two such able coaches at the helm of the Corsair ship, the local casaba artists should go a long way in the quest of an eastern division title. The Corsair quintet has played several practice games and, although showing a real scoring punch, looked sloppy in spots. Last Wednesday the Corsairs lost a hard fought game to the Long Beach Junior College five. The invaders presented a strong, ...
Lighties Play Compton [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Lighties Play Compton Samohi lightweights, winners of the Bay League football crown, are industriously preparing for their coming game with Compton, to be played on Samohi Field Thursday, December 4. This game is to be a semi-final contest sponsored by the C. I. F. as a prep playoff for the Southern California lightweight championship. Last Wednesday the Viking light brigade traveled to Whittier, where they drubbed the Whittier lighties in the first playoff game, by the score of 7to 0. Due to this victory, the Norsemen enter the Compton game as favorites.
Ted Greenlaw In Critical State [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Ted Greenlaw In Critical State Students of Santa Monica Junior College are earnestly hoping for the speedy recovery of Ted Greenlaw, former S. M. J. C. plunging fullback and popular student, who was recently struck with a severe attack of appendicitis and pneumonia. Ted at present is confined in the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Hollywood. He is in a very critical condition. Formerly weighing 180 pounds, Ted now scales 135, having lost 45 pounds, an almost unbelievable figure. In the final conference grid game with Citrus, Greenlaw was on the bench in football togs. Although his entire side was taped up, and not realizing how serious his predicament really was even then, he was anxious to go into the game once more to fight for the Corsairs. On November 24, only two days after the game, he was operated on, although his appendix had already broken, and his condition developed into pneumonia. Appearing to have been in a perfect state of health only two short weeks ago, the plucky form...
TROJANS AND IRISH IN GRIDIRON CLASSIC [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
TROJANS AND IRISH IN GRIDIRON CLASSIC The rambling Irish from South Bend invade the Southland this week-end, for a game with Southern California —one that is heralded to be the "battle of the century." Notre Dame has been victorious over nine consecutive gridiron foes, and whether they can maintain their unbeaten record will be seen at the Los Angeles Coliseum Saturday. The Trojans also have an excellent record and are famous for their "steam roller" wins over Stanford and California. The teams enter the contest with neither favored. The game is a tossup is ever there was one. Two master minds of iootball —Jones of U. S. C., and Rockne of Notre Dame — will be represented Saturday.
Basketball Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Basketball Schedule DATE OPPOSING TEAM PLACE OF GAME Saturday, December 13 Pasadena J. C. Santa Monica Saturday, December 20 Pasadena J. C. Pasadena Tuesday, December 30 Open Saturday, January 3, 1931 Open Saturday, January 10 San Bernardino J. C. San Bernardino Wednesday, January 14 Pomona J. C. Santa Monica Saturday, January 17 Riverside J. C. Riverside Saturday, January 24 Chaffey J. C. Ontario Saturday, January 31 Citrus J. C. Santa Monica Wednesday, February 4 San Bernardino J. C. Santa Monica Saturday, February 7 Pomona J. C. Pomona Wednesday, February 11 Riverside J. C. Santa Monica Saturday, February 14 Chaffey J. C. Santa Monica Saturday, February 21 Citrus J. C. Citrus
TARGET PRACTICE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
TARGET PRACTICE Now that the pigskin season is over, it is only right and proper that we throw a few bouquets. First, of course, a 'great big one to the team. The marvelous spirit of co-operation displayed by every member of the team is worthy of the praise of every member of the student body and faculty. The season started rather disastrously for the Corsairs, who dropped their first two conference games by large margins. But that old Corsair spirit and fight could not be stamped out, and, after a defeat, the team just forgot all about the defeat and looked forward to the next game and with a vengeance. Fighting against tremendous odds, the team finally hit its stride and ran amuck the last two games, to run up 68 points to 0 for its two opponents. Enough praise cannot be given to Coach Floyd Mishler for his work with the team. Starting the season with green material and without sufficient reserve strength, Mishler worked tirelessy to put out a winning team. He had the difficult jo...
Track Aspirants In Initial Workout; No Coach Picked As Yet [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Track Aspirants In Initial Workout; No Coach Picked As Yet Track was officially ushered in to S. M. J. C. sport circles December 1, when ten cinder aspirants reported for the initial workout of the current season. Among those reporting were: Watson, Drake, Hammer, Reno, Moorhous, Villarreal, Salter, Stan White, Bill White, and Murrell. A light workout was taken on the high school oval, which was reported to be in fair shape. No coach has yet been picked for track, but it is hoped that by the next issue of the Samojac, the track mentor will have been chosen. Manager Foote reports that practice will be held every night, and training will begin in earnest very soon. Track men, watch the bulletin board and the Samojac for announcements about your sport.
Fullerton Sponsors Playday for Women [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Fullerton Sponsors Playday for Women Saturday, December 6, the Corsair W. A. A. has been invited T:o participate in a Southern California playday, which is to be held at Fullerton Junior College. This is the first playday of the season. The W. A. A. is entering teams in tennis singles, tennis doubles, volleyball, and the famous Feminine Corsair Six (basketball team). The feminine Corsairs will at least give any team they meet some keen competition. The speedball season started yesterday with a fair turnout. The women who say that they don't know the game, but would like to learn, and for those women who wish to learn, should come out; the teams are being organized for those women who wish to learn and perfect the game. Every Tuesday and Thursday is the day they practice. of true Corsair spirit that makes the college a success. The leaders of the school are usually found among this group of "The Faithful." This shower of bouquets would not be complete without a word about the faculty...
FIRST ROUND OF DEBATES TAKEN [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1930
FIRST ROUND OF DEBATES TAKEN Existence Of Two Sides Proved By Orange And Gray, 3-0 and 2-1 Cargill And Redden Each Especially Commended For Their Very Able Handling Of Rebuttal Speeches Much to the joy of S. M. J. C. students, and to the chagrin of the Compton adherents, the Corsair debaters emerged with their first conference win in the debate schedule. The subject, "Resolved, that American industry should adopt the forty-hour week," was of interest to the students and faculty attending the debate, and after the contest small groups wece in evidence, still dis- r cussing the question. The d ebate was further enlivened by a clever display of both wit and near personal combat on the part of the forensic artists. Until the time that Miss Virginia Cargill started her rebuttal, the audience was aware of the fact that Compton had until then had the better of the going. A perusal of the judges' ballots further bears out this statement. The rebuttal of both sides was clevei, in that many c...
City Librarian Claims Junior College Students Prove Excellent Patrons [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1930
City Librarian Claims Junior College Students Prove Excellent Patrons The Santa Monica public library has expressed its desire to co-operate with the Junior College in adding books which are desired by the students. Lists of books pertaining to specific topics were sent to the heads of departments of the Junior College. The following is a copy of a letter received by Mr. Osterholt from the city library: "December 8, 1930 "Dear Mr. Osterholt "We are enclosing a list of the books on mathematics now ready for circulation. This is a partial list of titles which you so kindly checked, and the rest will follow in a short time. "Yours very truly, Mrs. Amy N.Webb. Reference Librarian Not only are many new books to be acquired, but many books have already been added which have become invaluable in the work of the J. C. students.
Segregation of Jaysee Space In Library Is Promised [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1930
Segregation of Jaysee Space In Library Is Promised From now on the Junior College will have its own library, to be located on the mezzanine floor of the high school library building. This new library will eliminate difficulty in finding Junior College books. It will also furnish a quiet workshop for industrious students. Books are coming in for all departments of the College. Mr. Osterholt has received two complete sets of bound magazines, " Engineering News," and "Engineers Record," expressly intended for the Junior College library.
Calendar [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1930
Calendar Dec. 10 —Spanish Club, 7:30 p. m.; 1915 Sixth St., S. M. German Club, 7:30 p. m., in teachers' cafeteria. Dec. 11 —A. S. B. Assembly; third period; auditorium. Tupenny Hop, "x" period; girls' gymnasium. Letterman; "x" period, rm. 13. Dec. 12 —Basketball. S. M. J. C. Pasadena; municipal aud. Dec. 15— Y. W. C. A. cabinet meeting; 3:35; room 11. Y. M. C. A. cabinet meeting; 3:35; room 12. Dec. 16 —Christmas Assembly; third period; auditorium.
Philosophers Wax Hot In Philosophic Debate [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1930
Philosophers Wax Hot In Philosophic Debate Philosophy has become a subject for debate, fought in a formal manner, in Dr. Bradford's philosophy class. Monday during the seventh period, the regular philosophy lecture hour, two teams of three each debated on the question: "Resolved, that reality consists of one substance and that substance is spirit, and not material." The judges returned a victory in favor of the materialists, with a score of three to two. The contestants were: Ray Davis, Morse Little and Stanley Fish, spiritualists or Idealists; and James Davis, Philip "Pinky" Weil and John Reynolds, who upheld the cause of materialism.