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Prospecting [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Prospecting By Joan Davis Actually there isn't much use wracking my brain for some scintillating comments this week, since after the reader is finished with all the letters of recommendation, there really won't be much time to perus the rest of the paper. However, I shall write under the delusion that SOMEONE, somewhere will read and perhaps get a chuckle. Speaking of chuckles, periodically I try to include some news as it cames to the switchboard operator over the wires. In the past few weeks there have been a couple of incidents which rather tickled my funnybone, and here they are; A person called about three weeks ago, and wanted to inquire about employment. This perosn wished to know about working on the ‘graveyard shift’ at Oxy. Perhaps the individual thinks that colleges are turning out students on the assembly line these days! In an entirely different vein, one lady called the other day, was transferred to Thorne Hall and then to the Student Union. She told the operator that ...
Players Present Ball in Thorne [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Players Present Ball in Thorne The Theater Arts Ball was sponsored last Saturday night on Thorne Hall stage by the Occidental Players. Joining in the Mardi Gras spirit, students came in a variety of costumes. Joyce Schinnerer and Chuck McNeil journeyed fto m the Pole to come as penguins. Dodo Kirkpatrick “caged" Chuck Weiborn as Parakeets. Injuns Margie Eeavis and Bob Atthduser, and Venetian blinds Bob Hansen and Jan Chambers were also enjoying the music of Jack Browne. Stage sets provided the scenery for the well-attended dance. Darryl Guy, with the aid of Ruth Jordan, was in charge of arrangements.
Frats Theme Varied Ideas for Dances [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Frats Theme Varied Ideas for Dances The Greek men around Occidental have been busily making preparations recently for their respective fraternity dances. First off, the Kappa Sig’s are holding their annual Star and Crescent Ball at the Santa Ynez. Bob Cane d a y, social chairmen, is in charge. The Statler Hotel in Los Angeles will be transformed into a speak-easy for the Fiji Dance, Willie Sutton has announced. The annual Dixie Ball will be staged by those southern SAE’s. Dave Christ, social chairman, has announced that the theme will be a Showboat and the dress will be along that line. The ATO’s dance will follow the theme of an Apache Dance. The pledges are making all the arrangements, guided by John Karlen, Phil Hudson and Bob Ray.
IWIT'J £MD [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
IWIT'J £MD BY ADAMS &amp; DENNISTON Greetings from TEXAS, Oxyites, How are things in sunny, smog-bound California? Perhaps you are wondering how come the sparkling journalistic duo of Adams and Dennistoun happens to be corresponding to you from practically another nation. . . . Well, after reading a slanderous article in last week’s Occidental about one member of this combine, we found it advisable to remove ourselves from the immediate vicinity before we did acute bodily harm to one Jim Gruber. The one written about was mad because of what was said about her, while the other one was irritated because her name wasn’t mentioned. Only news on the pinnings, engagements, marriages and babies front comes from the Zeta House where Joyce Baldwin announced the arrival of . . . no, not a baby . . . but a diamond from Jack Butcher which signifies their engagement. Congratulations to both of them!!! We hear that it is now election time at Occidental; "and from our hideout deep in the h...
Oxy Military Ball Slated By ROIC Tomorrow Night [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Oxy Military Ball Slated By ROIC Tomorrow Night Tomorrow night witnesses the second annual all* college Military Ball. Sponsored by the Arnold Air So* ciety, the Glendale Civic Auditorium has been chosen for the scene. Paul Martin and his orchestra will provide music for the dancers from 8:30 until 12 p.m. The intermission time will be filled with local talent being planned by Truman Fisher and Tom Stadlinger. Bids may be purchased in the quad at noon for $3. The dress will be formal, cadets wearing their uniforms with white shirts and black bow ties. The Arnold Air Society of Occidental feels very honored to have as official guests of honor Maj. Gen. and Mrs. William M. Morgan. This is of particular significance because the Occidental chapter of the society is named In honor of General Morgan. Gloria Clark has been chosen. by the cadets as honorary lieutenant colonel. Her attendants will be honorary majors Patty Alford and Marti Sederlund. Nominations for these three positions were...
Dancers Initiate Five New Members [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Dancers Initiate Five New Members The Occidental Dance Group will initiate five new members tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 at the home of Mrs. Pat White. The new initiates include Barbara Travis, Pat Karnes, Doris Chien, Barbara Motta and Patricia Hollingsworth. To be Initiated as honorary members are Gordon See, Mr. Richard Swift and Barney Poleski.
Hopping Awarded Music Scholarship [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Hopping Awarded Music Scholarship Joyce Hopping recently received a sixty dollar scholarship from the Alpha Omicron chapter of SAI, national music fraternity for women. Miss Hopping, a junior transfer from John Muir, plays the piano. This scholarship is given each semester to a student who is taking applied music on the campus. Applicants are judged according to need, scholarship, musical interest and capability.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Expert Barbers Featuring All Latest Styles of Haircutting MACK'S BARBER SHOP "Near the Campus" 4753 York Blvd. (Corner of Armadale) Closed Mondays JOB OPPORTUNITIES For particular young women in customer contact work The telephone company offers one of industry’# j most desirable positions to poised young ' women as service representatives in our business office. These are the girls who look after customers’ service orders and payments. Some college or business experience desirable. Your own telephone and group of customers. Good pay while you are trained. And watch those regular raises increase that pay check. Opportunity to advance, too. Convenient hours in pleasant offices. For further details, see Miss Rapson in the Placement Office, Johnson 6. Pacific Telephone fj5n
Fresno Here Tonite Thriller Awaits Alums as Bulldogs invade Tiger Lair [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Fresno Here Tonite Thriller Awaits Alums as Bulldogs invade Tiger Lair By BERT WOODRUFF Oxy Alums will mix with the younger Bengals tonight at Patterson Playground for Homecoming festivities when the Tiger scanty-clads take on a star-studded Bulldog contingent from Fresno State. The old-timers will be out in force to see this stellar spike clash which promises to go clear down to the wire with the Bulldog and Tiger fighting it out for the victory in the mile relay. If, as appears now, the mile relay turns out to be the deciding factor in. this trackfest. the anchor lap will see Bengal Bra'• to n Norton, great allaround spikester and national pentathlon .champion, facing Olympic gold medal winner Less Laing; Bulldog Laing ran on the winning Jamaican 1600meter relay foursome which set a new Olympic and world's record last summer at Helsinki. Norton and Laing will also face each other in the running of the 440, in which Norton boasts the best time, a 45.6 seconds, as compared to Laing’...
Oxy-Whittier to Top SCIC Finals Today [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Oxy-Whittier to Top SCIC Finals Today By BERT WOODRUFF Next Tuesday evening on Patterson Field, the five schools of the SCIC will battle it out under the lights for top ranking in the Conference Championships which should see Oswald Tiger loaded down with blue ribbons. Some of the nation’s best competitors will be on hand in this gathering of Southland scanty-clads. Russ Bonham, dynamic Whittier distance runner, is rated as the best half-miler in the nation with a clocking of 1:52.6. Bonham knocked olf a 1:54.5 trip of the two-lapper in the recent Whittier-Oxy fray to set a new meet record. Bonham will probably see action in the mile run, where he ranks as the fourth top leather-lunger in the country, having clipped off a 4:15.1 jaunt earlier in the season. Presber. Gerry to Go The dashes will see Phil Fresher and Chuck Gerry return to action, with either boy capable of copping first place in the century. Much competition will be present in the form of Poet IXTiel Ziegler, who has y...
Fresh Baseballers Win One, Lose One [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Fresh Baseballers Win One, Lose One Coach Dick Marvin’s hustling crew of freshman baseballers started the 1953 season in fine fashion by whipping Redlands 8 6, but dropped a close contest to Caltech last week 8-5. The freshmen have been led by the hard hitting of center fielder John Irons along with their stellar first baseman Jim Hollinger. Looking around the defensive infield we f4nd Hollinger at first, Ed Marshall at the keystone sack, Bob RisTey at shoit and Roger Smith holding clown the hot corner. Roaming the cow pastures v/e find A 1 Laughlin in left, lions in center, and Jack Kemp and Andy Tierney fighting it out for the right field position. Their next tilt will pit them against the highly-touted freshmen^pf Pomona.
Golfers Beat Devils 23-13 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Golfers Beat Devils 23-13 After a two week lay-off, the Oxy golfers got back in,form and defeated LA State last Tuesday. The match was played over the losers’ course, Griffith Park, with the final tally reading Oxy 23, LA State 13. Only one of the Oxy men won all six: this was Don Fulton. First man John Argue shot a 76 to win 5 and lose one point. Tom Peterson also won 5 and lost 1. Lee Dudley captured 4 points while dropping 2. Roger Harway broke even, 3 and 3. Oxy’s biggest liability was John Gaines who lost all 6. Today will witness the return match with Santa Barbara. And unless the Guachos. field a new team, this should not prove too much of an obstacle to the Tigers.
Frosh Track [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Frosh Track 100—Decker (DSC), Newquist (O), Carling (O). 9.8. (New meet record. Old record 10.0, Bradley (DSC), 1949.) 220—Decker (USC), Newquist (O), Carling (O). 21./. 440—Larrabee (USC), Foster (O), Shinn (O). 50.0. (New meet record. Old record, Norton (USC), 51.4, 1949). 880—Prophet( (USC), Gilliland (O), Haimson (O). 1:59.4. Mile Run —Ledesma (USC), Holland (O), Hurley (O). 4:26.5. (New meet record. Old record, Montgomery (USC), 4:29.6.) Two-Mile Run—Ledesma (USC), Holland (O), Kalian (USC). 10:7.6. (New meet record. Old record 10:10.6, Root (USC), 1951.) 120 High Hurdles —Meyer (O), Anderson (O), Orb (O). 15.8. 220 Low Hurdles —C hamb e r s (USC), Newquist (O), Decker (USC). 25.0. Discus —Mathias (O), Patterson (USC), Hester (O). 141’ IV’. Broad Jum p—Arnett (USC), White (O), Decker (USC), 23’ 2”. (New meet record. Old record Norton (USC) 21’ 8”, 1949.) High Jump—Three way tie between Patterson (USC), Mathias (O), Barnes (O). 5’ 9W. Pole Vault —Three way tie between Richards (...
Oxy Frosh in W-M Team Win Over Trojans Romping Relay Four Ruins Trojan Hopes [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Oxy Frosh in W-M Team Win Over Trojans Romping Relay Four Ruins Trojan Hopes Coach Dick Wells’ inspired crew of Occidental Tigers played the roll of the “come-through kids” last Saturday as they won a breath-taking 67-64 track meet over a powerful USC frosh contingent on Patterson Field. The decider came in the final event of the day—the four-man mile relay, which saw the Bengals win handily in the fine time of 3:27.4. The crowd of 1500 wild, screaming Oxy fans were on their feet as the baton toters toed their marks with the running score 64-62 in favor of the Trobabes. But there was no denying a win to the fighting Tiger foursome, Vince Gilliland, Ed Shinn, Bill Carling and Larry Foster, and the resulting five points for the relay gave the Bengal yearlings the jackpot before a bewildered lot of Trojan fans and competitors. Actually, the relay was only an anti-climax to a host of pressure performances by the spirited Oxy frosh earlier in the afternoon that decided the outcome. Stars...
SoftbalU to Start [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
SoftbalU to Start Intramural softball will begin next Wednesday on Bell Field, according to Richard Conant, assistant IM director. With two sports remaining, the standings find Phi Gamma Delta in the lead followed by the KZs and ATO’s. Other, contenders include the SAE, OCM, Swan and Wylie aggregations.
'Cats, Tigers Splash Out Aqua Thriller [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
'Cats, Tigers Splash Out Aqua Thriller By Hank Dickson Oxy’s Tigers and Arizona’s "Wildcats, water-loving felines "all, found plenty to splash a"bout last Friday in Taylor as the ’Cats edged the , Bengals in a close one, 46-38. It was a seesaw battle all Hie way, the lead changing hands six times in the tenevent meet. Meet Caltech The Tigers hope to take their wrath out on Caltech when they meet the Beavers at 4:30 this afternoon in the PCC pool In what should be a walkaway. Last Friday, the medley relay team composed of Charlie Miller, Dick Norman and Don Bell got Oxy off to a booming start. • Bell staved off a determined bid by Arizona's Larry Ruch to win by two yards. Kroe.tc.he Flies Fred “Tha Pish” Kroesche took his u;ual two firsts in the 220 and ‘4O yard free style, and came back to anchor the relay team. Norman was edged by two yards in the breast stroke event as Phil Monier put on a terrific burst in the stretch. Jim Ensign turned in a gritty performance by copping a second...
Musclemen Drop Finale to ELAJC [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 17 April 1953
Musclemen Drop Finale to ELAJC By TONY NEWMAN For the first time this year, Bengal Don Lantz was not high scorer for the Oxy “muscle movers.” And to add insult to injury, he was defeated for the first time on the high bar by Pedro Vargas of East LAJC. On Friday, April 10, at 7;30 p.m. in the Tiger “sweat box,” the Oxy gym team was bowled over by a potent East LA crew, 54-27. Emmanuel Guerrero was high point man for the victors, and for the evening. For the losers, Don Lantz, “White Ghost” Paul Axe (who garnered the only Black and Orange first place ribbon), Brent Wallis, A 1 Quan, Dick Conant and John Worcester all performed admirably. Results 1. Rope Climb Chavez (ELA), Wallis (0), Rowe (ELA). 2. Free Exercise Guerrero (ELA), Lantz (O), Quan (O). 3. Side Horse—Herrera (ELA), Quan (O), Conant (O). 4. Horizontal Bar Vargas (ELA), Lantz (O), Thompson (ELA). 5. Parallel Bars Thompson (ELA), Worcester (O), Herrera (ELA). 6. Long Horse—Axe (O), Vargas (ELA), Guerrero (ELA). 7. Rings—Haze...