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The Makeup Box [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 6 May 1931
The Makeup Box "THE WATCHED POT" Formerly an associate director of the Pasadena Community Playhouse, Ralph Freud resumes that capacity and also plays the leading role in the forthcoming production of the comedy of feminine intrigue, "The Watched Pot" by Saki, to be presented from May 14 to 23, at the Playhouse. Freud plays the role of an uncle who thinks the young heir to the estate should get married and to further the purpose conspires with a young lady to get things started. Three other husband-seekers enter the contest, and the play becomes an analysis of feminine technique in stalking a husband. "The Watched Pot" will be the first dramatic presentation of a play by Saki to be offered Western American audiences. The other presentation of it was before a limited audience in the East. Saki is often called the Mark Twain of England. The new play follows the conclusion of "Death Takes a Holiday," by Walter Ferris, featuring lan Maclaren with Marion Clayton and Charles Levison, which...
COLLEGE MARRIAGES HAVE MOST SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 6 May 1931
COLLEGE MARRIAGES HAVE MOST SUCCESS ''Modern marriages, at least the most successful ones, are made in college!' This is the assertion of a writer in the current issue of "Good Housekeeping." The assertion is backed up by sketchy but significant figures. In the first 30 years of the century, approximately one out of every nine marriages in the United States ended in divorce. But of those who married after having met in college, only one couple in 15 was divorced. In seeking reasons for the greater stability of college-made marriages, the writer finds several primary factors. Chief among these are: Less incompatibility, because of equal education, greater mental congeniality, and more mutual interests; Less tendency toward jealousy because of the amount of informal and democratic contacts of a co-educational campus; Courtship of two and three years while working for degrees and waiting for salaries; An opportunity for comparison and selection. Of these, the last is the most important...
Teachers Win Victory; Senate Studies Pension [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 6 May 1931
Teachers Win Victory; Senate Studies Pension Public school teachers of California recently won a victory in the State Senate when, after a lengthy debate, the Senate voted, 22 to 16, to withdraw Senator George Rochester's teacher-retirement bill from the finance committee, where it was refused approval. The committee voted the bill down after being told the proposed new system would cost the state approximately £8,000,000 during the coming biennium. The Rochester bill would grant retired teachers about 3900 a year instead of $5OO allowed under the existing system. The arguments were weighed mainly upon an economic balance. Proponents claimed retirement of aged teachers economical to the state; opponents maintained the present period of depression and uncertain revenues to be the wrong time for the state to assume such burden.
"Viking Submits Remedy To Stop Student Cheating [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 6 May 1931
"Viking Submits Remedy To Stop Student Cheating The Long Beach Viking suggests a way to prevent cheating; but admits that even after these precautions have been taken $ a few would get by: Students will march into class under guard of policemen armed with sawed-off shotguns. Students will be stopped at the door and searched for contraband notes. Before entering the classroom each student will be given a psychological examination to determine whether or not he has any idea of cheating. Classrooms will be decorated with such notes as "Honesty is the Best Policy" and "Think Before You Cheat." Each student will wear blinders and have a handkerchief placed in his mouth. Student and teacher will enter together and the door will be sealed. Students will sit two seats apart, with teachers standing between each two students. Teachers will be armed with blackjacks to inspire respect. Additional teachers on the outside will watch through peepholes in the wall. Highly-tuned dictaphones will be ...
Corsair Baseball Team Thumps Chaffey Jaysee, 8 To 7 In Close Melee [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 6 May 1931
Corsair Baseball Team Thumps Chaffey Jaysee, 8 To 7 In Close Melee At last Santa Monica Junior College has avenged some of the defeats suffered at the hands of the Chaffey Jaysee athletic teams. The avenging came in the form of a baseball win over the Panthers, Saturday, by a close 8-to-7 score. In a game fairly filled with action Captain Stevenson and his men fumbled Coach Bert Heiser's men at the Clover Field lot. The outcome of the struggle, at the present time, has no bearing as far as the championship is concerned, as the San Bernardino Indians are leading the conference race with four straight wins to their credit. However, Coach Floyd Mishler's prodigies rate a good second, having triumphed in their last three tilts, although they dropped the opening tussle of the season to the Braves, by a 3-to-l count. Athey, Small, Hit Homers As far as handiness with the willow is concerned, Wally Hickman, third sacker; Ray Emmanuelli, center fielder; Chuck catcher; Bill Athey, second base...
S. M. J. C. GOLFERS IN FIRST VICTORY [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 6 May 1931
S. M. J. C. GOLFERS IN FIRST VICTORY It was Santa Monica day for Mr. Phipps' aspiring golfers, too, the divoteers registering their first conference win of the season last Saturday. The Corsairs downed the Riverside Junior College mashie players, 3 and 2, in some hotlycontested matches held at the Santa Monica municipal course. After considerable fighting and hoping to win at least one set of conference matches, Mr. Phipps' men accomplished the much-sought feat Saturday, and justly deserve credit for their win. With a little more practice, it would not be surprising to see the Corsair divot-diggers come up strongly and triumph in their remaining matches. The Bucs have some excellent men on the team, and it may be that they will come through in thoroughbred fashion in the impending engagements. Last Saturday's results were as follows: Weir Grace (SM) won one up on the fiineteenth; Gordon F.cker (SM) won 5 and 4; Tom De Ghionno (SM) won, 5 and 4; Dryden Bergeron (SM) lost, one up; Bud...
Divoteers Meet Chaffey Aces At Santa Monica [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 6 May 1931
Divoteers Meet Chaffey Aces At Santa Monica Victorious in last Saturday's matches with Riverside, Santa Monica's golfing team takes on Chaffey Junior College club-wielders, on the Santa Monica municipal golf course. Matches are scheduled to take place Saturday. Last Saturday's win was the first conference triumph for the Corsairs, and they are only too eager to finish up the same way in the impending matches. They are out to make up for the previous defeats. Mr. Phipps' men have a good degree of ability,, and should end the season well. The probable men to tee off for the Corsairs are: Weir Grace, Gordon Ecker, Tom De Ghionno, Dryden Bergeron and Bud Henn.
99 Out Of 100 Do [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 6 May 1931
99 Out Of 100 Do The question of whether unkissed brides were to be preferred was answered by a class of Lehigh University students with much divergence of opinion. From the answers given it would seem that both unkissed and kissed girls had equal chances with the male population of Lehigh. The question of women bobbed up in a class conducted by Dr.' Stanley Thomas. "Do you insist," the doctor asked members of the pre-medic'al class, "that your future wife be unkissed?" Forty-seven said no, while 32 wished to enjoy the first kiss. One insisted it made no difference.
TARGET PRACTICE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 6 May 1931
TARGET PRACTICE By Gus Vignolle * * * WELL, it looks as if the San Bernardino Junior College Indians are at the present leading the baseball loop, having achieved about four straight conference wins. The tribe no doubt has a good nine this year, and, should everything go oke, they will cling to the top perch when conference pelotatossing festivities have terminated. NOT to be forgotten, however, is the Santa Monica Junior College nine, which is gradually climbing, and the direction, don't forget, is up. Three straight hard-fought wins is by no means anything to be overlooked. Capt. Stevenson and his men deserve credit, and so does Coach Floyd Mishler. But all isn't over yet. The best may yet come" ERNIE Fickas is probably the outstanding moundsman in the loop at the present time. The Redskin has been in rare form lately, as is evidenced by a casual glance at the "War Whoop," San Berdoo J. C. publication. And there is no doubt about that; "ifs" and "buts" are excluded. Behind his bri...
Capt. Stevenson's Ball Aggregation Travels To Citrus Jaysee Saturday [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 6 May 1931
Capt. Stevenson's Ball Aggregation Travels To Citrus Jaysee Saturday Santa Monica Junior College versus Citrus J. C. That's the lineup for next Saturday's baseball dish, which is set for the Owls' diamond. That the Corsair nine is rapidly improving with each start cannot be doubted. After their impressive 8-to-7 victory over the Chaffey Panthers, Coach Floyd Mishler's men are destined to win their remaining tussles, and end the season properly. Three fracases have been won by the team, and one only lost. The Citrus outfit isn't an exceptionally strong aggregation, having dropped a 5-1 decision recently to the powerful San Berdoo Indians, the club that administered the Corsairs their only defeat. Mishler's men lost to the Tribe, 3 to 1, only after a hectic struggle. Citrus' two outstanding performers seem to be Eagan, catcher, and Mead, short stop. These two men have played a snappy brand of ball in previous Owl games. If they live up to expectations they should provide much of the o...
Natators Meet L. A. J. C. [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 6 May 1931
Natators Meet L. A. J. C. Coach Osterholt's swimming aggregation, fresh after a win over the Oxy varsity, will again face the strong L. A. J. C. squad today in the Miramar pool. In the last melee with the Cubs, Osterholt's men were the recipients of a 56-36 lacing. They will be out to avenge that defeat in today's tussle.
DRAMA PREMIER FRIDAY NIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 13 May 1931
DRAMA PREMIER FRIDAY NIGHT Babe Steinman, Grover Harvey, And a Select Cast Are Determined To Set New Non-Professional Production Standard After six weeks of hard work, Santa Monica Junior College masquers are prepared to make their initiatory bow Friday night, with Barry Conner's satirical comedy drama as the vehicle. An excellent performance is expected from the cast. "The young men and women of the cast," said Mr. Paul G. Kepner, dramatic coach, last night, "are in earnest Oabout setting a high standard precedent for Junior College production, and are working so hard on the play that with the aid of their maturity, understanding and experience, an excellent performance is expected from this group.The produttion of "The Clean-Up" not only promises to filfull their ambitions, but promises to set a new high-water mark for amateur drama production in Santa Monica." The cast includes some of the best talent in the bay cities. Practically all of the members are old hands at the game, ac...
Morgan To Address Students At Initial Graduation Program [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 13 May 1931
Morgan To Address Students At Initial Graduation Program "One of the most unusual systems of graduation to be used in the West is promised the graduating members of the Delta class," according to a statement made by Dr. Ralph H. Bush late yesterday. This is the first official statement regarding actual plans for these exercises, in spite of various rumors. The Board of Education met Monday evening to approve graduation plans, and it was decided that Santa Monica Junior College shall follow the general college practice of morning graduations. Plans were made to the effect that the first commencement of this college will be held Thursday morning, June 11, at 10:30. Dr. Bush did not disclose the full plans of the ceremony. There will be, of course, the traditional procession of faculty and students, the faculty wearing caps, gowns and hoods representing their various degrees. The students will wear the regulation Bachelor gown and mortar board. The differences between the J. C. robes a...
CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 13 May 1931
CALENDAR GENERAL May 15 —"Cleanup," 8:15; High School auditorium. May 18 —6:30; First Annual Press Banquet, Carmel Hotel. May 21 —Student Body Petitions for Nominations. Beta Class Student Body Assembly. May 28 —Student Body Election. SPORTS May 16 —Golf team at Citrus. May 20 —Swimming; So. Calif. Conference J. C. Meet; Poly High, Long Beach.
FIRST SPIN DRIFT COPY READY FOR PRINTERS [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 13 May 1931
FIRST SPIN DRIFT COPY READY FOR PRINTERS With the first section of thirty-two pages of the "Spin Drift" at the printers, practically all the editorial work on the publication is finished. Next week the rest of the book will be set and printed, making the issuing of the book assured for the first of June. The book will be printed in a shade of sea-green, with the tip-ons of the division pages being printed in sepia, making a beautiful contrast. The cover will further set off the book, and the details of the cover are being kept secret, so that when the book is issued the whole thing will be appreciated more. Much credit for the beauty and success of the book is due the engravers. Mr. Fussel, representative of the Commercial Art and Engraving Company, worked several nights last week with the staff, completing arrangements for the editing and publication. Particular appreciation is due the company for throwing the facilities of the plant open to the College, enabling last-minute materi...
Next Week's "Samojac" Is Final for This Term [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 13 May 1931
Next Week's "Samojac" Is Final for This Term "Next week's issue of the SAMOJAC will mark the last of the present college semester," was the announcement made today by the editor, after a consultation with members of the staff. It was deemed advisable to take this action because of the impending finals, so that each reporter might be free to give his entire time to his subjects. The final issue will be number thirty-four of volume two, which means that the SAMOIAC has appeared each Wednesday since last September, with the exception of one week at the end of the first semester. This is considered a remarkable record: a paper issued in the first week of school in September, and issued continuously with the one exception, from that date until the present.
Wallbank Nominated [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 13 May 1931
Wallbank Nominated T. Walter Wallbank was the only nominee for president of the Classroom Teachers' Association at a business and picnic meeting held in the Pacific Palisades, Monday evening. During the general business which followed, Miss Corder, member of the High School faculty, reported on a past meeting of thi* association which was held in San Francisco on March third.
Plans Are Announced for Beta Class Assembly [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 13 May 1931
Plans Are Announced for Beta Class Assembly Then assembly for the awarding of the baseball and track letters will take place Thursday, May 21. The formal awarding is to be followed by a program conducted by the Beta class. Since the Gamma assembly was so successful, other classes have taken it upon themselves to follow suit. This program has been planned with a careful eye to the enjoyment and appreciation of the audience. A girls' trio consisting of Joy Rutherford, Leah Stanley and Jane Winn, accompanied by Barbara Pratt, will offer a group of jazz numbers. Through the efforts of Mabel Forburger, the Belcher school will send some dancers. Shirley Martin has promised another of her clever readings, and, if time permits, Douglas Freeman will round off the program with a few organ selections. The last Two-Penny Hop of the season will be given in the girls' gymnasium tomorrow, Thursday, during the ex period.