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Spin Drift Cover Now Decided On; Percentages Same [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 8 April 1931
Spin Drift Cover Now Decided On; Percentages Same The cover for the "Spin Drift" has at last been decided upon. A more beautiful design and a cover of better material was secured than was expected. The marvelous colors and the texture of the cover for the yearbook, although withheld in order that a grand and glorious surprise may be enjoyed by all, are such that they will be a credit to and truly representative of such a Junior College as ours is. It is hoped that with the approach of the time for the appearance of this book, which will be sometime in May, that there will be such a rush for sale receipts that the circulation department will have to hire some assistants to care for the money of eager subscribers. Although no percentages have been raised by class organizations over Easter, the faculty got to work and are now 100 percent subscribers for the "Spin Drift." Three rails and a hip-hip-hooray for the faculty. Right this way, folks; step right up and buy a Spin Drift ;only a ...
Love Conquers Able Language Teacher [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 8 April 1931
Love Conquers Able Language Teacher Friday, March 27, was a day of the greatest importance to at least one man about school. Mr. Herman R. Stromer and Miss Martha Schrader, who knew each other in Germany, were united in the holy bonds of matrimony, and though Mr. Stromer forgets the name of the judge, he remembers that the ceremony took place in Los Angeles sometime in the afternoon. Congratulations!
LITERARY [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 8 April 1931
LITERARY "HOT COUNTRIES" By Alec Waugh In love, but with an Island! This romantic story of wanderings in the tropics, of romancing in Tahiti, "Love's country," and in dozens of other dreamy isles and cities, is Alec Waugh in sparkling, human mood. He does love islands. He must wander in the tropics. His descriptions and stories are not only written with great charm, as he tells the Tahitian Idylls of Ray Girling and beautiful. Pepirl or wanders among the jungles of Haiti, he interprets the psychology of these peoples and places —of Penang, of Ceylon, of Siam, of Martinique, of Trinidad —of that East where he says, " Woman is a side-show." Mr. Waugh writes here with the appeal of the novelist and with the eye of the real wanderer in far places. Miss Mary Louise Carries and Dr. William Hollister obtianed their dark complexions by frequent visits to the beach this past week.
Students Make Trip To Mineral Fields For Rocks [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 8 April 1931
Students Make Trip To Mineral Fields For Rocks Taking a geology trip over Southern California's mineral fields, Frank Michel, Frank Watson, Raymond Hile and Art Redden spent several days of the vacation period seeking specimens for the college laboratory. The trip covered such famous places as Randsburg, Johannesburg, Atolia, Trona, Ballarat, Lone Pine and Independence. Free milling samples of gold and silver were collected, and also tungsten in the native ore and also in free quantities. Old diggings were visited, and the trip was also enlivened by trips through the still running plants. At Lone Pine and Independence the group visited the oldest formation in the United States. This formation consists of a low lying group of hills, known as the Alabama Mountains. The whole group has been practically destroyed by erosion, and geologists claim it dates back to the pre-Cainbrian era. Near Mojave, Hile and Redden filed a claim on some mineral deposits which assay about twelve ounces of ...
WHO'S NEXT? [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 8 April 1931
WHO'S NEXT? There's Buddie Henn—sarcastic Buddie Henn. We can't seem to get much further. He's up for an office now and then, laughs occasionally, and upsets the equilibrium of the class. A laugh from Henn is as unexpected as a sneeze, and about as welcome. He doesn't laugh, he hoots. But alas, 'tis enough discourse on Mr. Henn, and his laugh. If you fail to recognize the laugh you'll know him by his dark hair and baby-blue sweater. And since we're on the subject of the opera and Spring, we should mention the hilarious ragged gypsy, our old pal Gil Rankin. What with Rachel in the opera, and our friend the Hemmion, he's quite the Don Juan of J. C., tra-la; so exceedingly charming to see, tra-la. (Someone ought to write a pome about it). Careful, Gil; we see by the paper today, that i ven the only free member of the faculty took the fatal step, and, if omniscient faculty dare, it must be in the air. With such unconscious verse we leave.
Noted Author Writes Little [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 8 April 1931
Noted Author Writes Little 44 Few good novels are produced by writers under the age of forty," Professor John Erskine, author and president of the Julliard Music Foundation in New York, said in an interview recently. " I don't want to discourage young writers, but too often they are sucked dry by their first success. Then they go into retreat in a closet with books and we hear no more of them." In writing a novel, Erskine rarely writes more than an hour a day. Usually he puts down only 300 words, which is about a page of print, he said.
SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 8 April 1931
SOCIETY Bernice Steinman spent the week at Balboa. Joy Rutherford sang in a sacred cantata, "From Olivet to Calvary," Sunday night. Allan Freeman went to Big Bear last week and prospected for gold. Believe it or not, he found three nuggets! Marian Stricthoff spent the week at Sherman Lake. The picture "Robin Hood" was made there. Rae Booth went to Santa Barbara and visited the missions. William Brinkerhoff, Charles McElroy, Ward Willoughby and Dorothy Mfinroe were at the kids' party held by the Juniors of the Bay Cities Music Association, which was held Saturday night. Ida Armstrong and Betty Kearsley spent the Easter week in San Francisco. Perry Myers went to Catalina the first part of the week. Eric Moore went to Pala, on a geology trip during Easter vacation. Elinor Crill went to visit her parents on a ranch in Orange County. Shirley Martin spent the week at Big Bear, and had a great time catching frogs. Lawrence Clapp traveled to Laguna Beach. He dropped a hint that the girls we...
PELOTA, TENNIS, GOLF TILTS SAT. [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 8 April 1931
PELOTA, TENNIS, GOLF TILTS SAT. Baseballers Engage San Berdoo Indians In Opening Tussle Baseball, track, golf and tennis make up the sport menu for the week. And, all in all, it's not a bad dish for student followers of the various Santa Monica Junior College athletic activities. Coach Floyd Mishler's baseball nine, hot after an impressive 3-to-l victory over the California Tech varsity, is just rarin' to go places and do things. The horsehiders lock horns with the San Bernardino Indians in the opening conference melee, Saturday, at the San Berdoo institution. Golf Team Travels With the nine travels the Corsair golphing troop, said divoteers engaging with the Indians in what should be some good and interesting matches. The racquet-wielding tennis men of Santa Monica Jaysee meet the San Berdoo netmen at Santa Monica. Both golf and tennis matches are the first of the present conference season. Not much is known of the Indian baseball team; however, the Corsairs are improving rapidly, ...
Snap Out [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 8 April 1931
Snap Out Five Sports In Progress atS. M. J. C.; Students Urged To Turn Out And Support The Athletic Teams. This sportorial is in the form of an urge—urging students here at Santa Monica Junior College to support the athletic teams of this institution. "Of this institution" was a necessary part of the aforementioned statement, and it may sound dumb, because many here indulge in supporting other athletic participants of other institutions. Start at Home You know, so they say, that the best place to start is at home; so how about it! This question of supporting the athletic teams is something which students should think over a bit. Ponder. Considered you've thought about it a bit, we'll continue: "Why don't some of those guys out thar snap out of it?" queried the eminent Frank Finch, demon sports writer and columnist of the Santa Monica Outlook, recently, while discussing this shameful question with the writer. There should be plenty snappin' out of it around this neck of the woods now...
Osterholt Announces Swim Practice Meets [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 8 April 1931
Osterholt Announces Swim Practice Meets Coach Bill Osterholt's swimming team is getting along quite well now that practice has officially started. According to Mr. Osterholt two practice games have already been scheduled. A week from tomorrow the Corsair natators encounter the L. A. J. C. swimmers at the Los Angeles pool. The following Tuesday, however, the Corsairs again meet the Cubs, this time at the Miramar Beach Club. Splashing starts at 4:15 p. m.
Corsair Spikemen In Last Dual Meet Of Cinder Campaign [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 8 April 1931
Corsair Spikemen In Last Dual Meet Of Cinder Campaign Coach Osterholt's up-and-coming track men will participate in the final dual meet of the season when they meet the Citrus J. C. runners on the U. C. L. A. oval Saturday. On April 18 the Corsairs will compete in the conference meet, the "big affair" of the season, to be held at Riverside Junior College. Track teams from both the Eastern and Western divisions will compete in this meet, the tryouts of which are to be held in the morning, and the finals in the afternoon. Trackmen Show Improvement After losing to Chaffey in the first conference meet of the season, Osterholt's men came back later and humbled the Riverside Tigers, and last week sank the San Bernardino J. C. tribe, 89 to 37.They can well be termed up-and-coming, for with each new start they look better than they did in the previous meet. The Owls are supposed to have only a fair outfit and should the Corsair spikemen perform as they have lately, they might find themselve...
CAMPAIGN ENDS TUESDAY [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 April 1931
CAMPAIGN ENDS TUESDAY Spin Drift Sales Campaign Will Close Thursday, April 21, 3:45 P. M., Harry Massey Announces "The last day of Spin Drift sales will be Tuesday, April 21, on which day all students who have not yet purchased their yearbook will be given their last chance to do so," declared Harry E. Massey early today. The opportunity for buying will close at this date because it is necessary that the definite number of books be known before the book can go to 'press. From 7:45 Tuesday morning until 3:45 that afternoon a staff salesman will have a desk in the front of the administration office to take care of any lastminute sales. Harry Massey, business manager, will be at this desk from 10 in the morning until 1:35, to receive all returns of salesmen. Mr. Massey . urges staff salesmen to make a special effort to bring their returns to him between these h jurs. Prize Will Be Offered Managers of the yearbook have announced that the class having the highest percentage of sales will...
E. C. Sandmeyer And F. F. Martin Attend Council [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 April 1931
E. C. Sandmeyer And F. F. Martin Attend Council Mr. Sandmeyer and Mr. Martin represented Santa Monica Saturday in San Francisco at a meeting of the California Council of Education. This council considered and discussed reports heard from committees on subjects for legislation. A revision of the tenure law was approved. A revision of the retirement law which would plan for a larger retirement pension and compulsory retirement was also considered. The measure which this council opposed is the one which would give the State power of publishing secondary school books as well as elementary. The danger in this lies in the fact that the companies which own the best text-books will not allow them to be published by states in this manner. This causes the use of old and out-of-date school books. If such a measure as this were to be passed by -the legislature, such junior colleges as this would be vitally affected. This council also made plans for the National Education Association meeting in ...
Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Spring Concert [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 April 1931
Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Spring Concert The spring concert of the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra was presented last Wednesday, April 8, in the High School auditorium. As usual, two programs were given, the lirst for the Junior College and the High School, and the second for the junior high schools of the city. The first presentation included Beethoven's "Turkish March" and dances from "Prince Igor," by Borodine. The second program offered music which is better known, as a whole, including the overture to "William Tell," the "Young Prince and the Young Princess" from RiinskyKorsakow's "Scheherazade" suite, and the ever-popular "Ride of the Valkyries"
TRYOUTS FOR J. C. PLAY CONCLUDED [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 April 1931
TRYOUTS FOR J. C. PLAY CONCLUDED Trvouts for the Junior College play, "The Clean-Up," were brought to a close yesterday during the third period. Mr. Kepner was pleased with interest shown in the production, as evidenced by the large turnout. Barry Connor's "The Clean-Up" is a political comedy, including in its phfases all the clfcver, witty sayings which one would look for in a play of its type. Bernice Steinman will essay the role of Nina, the principal feminine lead; Dorothy Douthat will impersonate the haughty Mrs. Cliff Collander, and Grover Harvey is to act in the person of Mr. McKenna. These are the only roles which have been definitely assigned. Out of the remaining group Mr. Kepner will choose the other members of the cast. John Conzelman, Harold Rramey, Betty Merritt, Evelyn Cook, Burton Anakin, Larry Magee, Virginia CargiU and Mary Lou Carnes are those from whom the completed cast will be drawn. Work will start as soon as possible.
Assb. Women To Sponsor Waffle Breakfast Apr. 24 [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 April 1931
Assb. Women To Sponsor Waffle Breakfast Apr. 24 Students who have heretofore found difficulty in arriving at school in time for that first period, class will have the opportunity of doing so on Friday, April 24, and also of getting their breakfast. The Associated Women Students are sponsoring a waffle breakfast on that date, in the teachers' cafeteria. The idea is to raise money to pay for the A. W. S. picture in the yearbook. All of the students and the faculty are invited to attend the breakfast, which will be served continuously from 7:30 until 9:00. The piice is twenty cents, and the tickets will go on sale immediately.
Los Hidalgos Will Hold American Wienie Bake [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 April 1931
Los Hidalgos Will Hold American Wienie Bake Digressing from the practice of serving Spanish food, the Spanish Club will hold an American "wienie-bake" this evening. The Club will meet at the home of Mrs. Cejudo at five p. m., where transportation will be provided to Castle Rock. All students who have had three years of high school Spanish or have finished two terms of J. C. Spanish ai"e cordially Invited to join the club.
C. E. Stickle Entertains J. C. Cosmopolitan Club [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 April 1931
C. E. Stickle Entertains J. C. Cosmopolitan Club Miss Reginalda Bradshavv was hostess to the Cosmopolitan Club, last Wednesday, at her home. Those assembled were entertained by Professor Stickle, who spoke about his years abroad. He dwelt at length upon the charms of England and France, and German militarism, but did not get as far as his years in China and Russia. All present mention with delight the delicious refreshments served. Mr. Bradshaw and Bernard Rogers sang. The next meeting of the Cosmopolitans will be a wienie-bake.