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Colors Displayed [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
Colors Displayed Anyone witnessing the actions of the Junior College students on the way to the Venice-Santa Monica game last Friday would have wondered if it were not the big game for the Corsairs instead of for the Vikings and the Gondoliers. Orange and gray figured prominently in the display of colors. One supporter of the Venice endeavors scrambled up on the high school building here and placed the Blue and White on high.
Jack Rose Goes Through Operation [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
Jack Rose Goes Through Operation Santa Monica Junior College was sorry to hear of the operation of one of her students, Jack Rose. Two weeks ago Jack was operated on for appendicitis at the Loam?hire H &gt;spital in Santa Monica. He is now at horn? and is recovering very rapidly. Jack was very prominent in Corsair athletics. Before his operation he was playing 011 the basketball team, and his loss to the team is felt very greatly. The students join with the SaMoJaC in wishing Mr. Rose a very speedy recovery. Little sin, Little chiz, Professor springs, A little quiz. Didn't think it was a frame. If I flunked 1 couldn't blame My professor. Little ream, Little rook, Hadn't cracked My little book. Didn't need a little stim, Didn't think I'd got a trim. No, no, not really. —FRED TSHEPPB
Y. Makes Future Plans [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
Y. Makes Future Plans When the Junior College Y met last Monday evening, many matters were discussed. It was decided to hold a luncheon December 5. " Members of the club are endeavoring to have Mr. Hurry from New York, speak at the luncheon. Some time in the future the club will visit the California Christian College, where Dr. John R. Mott will speak. Messrs. James Chambers and Phillip Weil were chosen for the membership committee, with Mr. Joseph Shapiro, publicity manager.
Expenditures For Activities Okeyed [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
Expenditures For Activities Okeyed With budgets from each organization in and approved, the financial standing of the college is quite stable. The budgets were considered and passed on by the Cabinet last week. Those organizations receiving apportionments were: SaMoJaC Committee on Activities, Men's Athletics, Women's Athletics, Debate, and Student Body. The balance in the Student Body fund is considered sufficient to last for sometime. The expenditures for next semester will necessarily be quite large, due to the advent of track and baseball. Love is like eating mushrooms. You don't know whether it's the real thing until it's too late.
William Athey Picked By Basketball Squad To Lead Corsairs In Coming Season [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
William Athey Picked By Basketball Squad To Lead Corsairs In Coming Season At practice during the past week William Athey was elected captain of the 1929-30 basketball team. In the words of Coach Osterholt, "Our practice has reached a stage where we need a captain. The captain of our basketball team is expected to play hard, be a leader, and keep eligible." Athey has been prominent in athletics during his entire school life. Bill played baseball during his three years at Santa Monica' High School. In his first year he' was the only sophomore on the team. This team won the championship of the league, and was barely beaten out of the Southern California championship. During his junior and senior years, Athey played third base cm teams which both years lost the championship by game. Athey was also a football player during his high school years. As a sophomore he was a member of the class "C" team. In his next two years he played on the class B teams. In his senior year he was captain o...
Sport Randoms [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
Sport Randoms The Golden Bear of Berkeley was sitting on top of the world last week —the acme of football perfection. This week they wouldn't be able to schedule a game of ping pong. No allusion toward Price and his gang, but they were outplayed from stem to stern by a very much alive Stanford Indian. • Ordinarily this would put a team on the rocks, and in this case eliminate the New Year's Day chance, but California wants this' chance in the Rose Bowl to settle some points in the minds of a great many Northerners. They will most likely get the call because the attraction last year's freak game created and the determination of the team to vindicate itself in the eyes of its followers. Purdue is favored by most of the California men for the opposition in the Pasadena classic. Howard Jones' football machine almost duplicated the Bruin score when they dug up the Idaho "Potatoes" football tearp with a 72-0 score. The Thanksgiving football menu has the earmarks of a tasty affair. Coach B...
Changes Method [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
Changes Method Mr. Sandmeyer has decided to discontinue the present mode of student management of class recitation. One reason for this decision is the fact that from now on students will be working on material for the themes which have been assigned for January 16. Dorothy M.: Stop! Bernard R.: What's the idea? D. M.: Until I take off my beads
Vikings of Samohi Scuttle Gondoliers [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
Vikings of Samohi Scuttle Gondoliers In a game almost as spectacular as a movie thriller, the championship-bound Vikings of Samohi defeated the Gondoliers of Venice by the close score of 7-6. The game, held on the Venetians' field, was played with great difficulty, due to the tendency of the spectators to crowd on to the field after each play. Harold "Wild Irish" Forney and Hal Baida were the stars of Samohi's backfield, while Gilman Rankin and Loien Beckley were the stellar players in the line. Ward Afner, the dusky phantom of Venice, proved to be the star of the Gondoliers by running back the kickoff of the second half 85 yards to a touchdown. Failure at conversion spelled the downfall of Venice. The Gondoliers seemed to display the best brand ok football, but lacked the fighting spirit of the Vikings that has been so prevalent in Samohi's previous games this season. Samohi's chances for the Bay League football championship were sorely disrupted last Friday when she was beaten by ...
Intra-mural Tests Nearing Completion [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
Intra-mural Tests Nearing Completion The intra-mural college tests of the junior college are well under way, the objective being to complete all requirements for the College Men's Physical tests by the Thanksgiving holidays. The tests are being given in the Yard during the gymnasium periods by Coach W. R. B. Osterholt, director of athletics for the college. The men are asked to co-operate in every possible manner in order that these initial tests can be completed quickly. There is a greater or less handicap in working out these requirements, due to lack of facilities. However, the spirit exemplified by all of the men of the student body has made it easier for the Coach to keep up the standard of work as required by the other junior colleges in the state. The sophs of Central Jaysee were humiliated in the traditional soph. vs. frosh battle. The more powerful freshman tug-of-war team defeated . the light soph group, ducking them twice in irrefutable defeat. —Central Campus. Don't forg...
Hill and Dalers Picked To Rim For S. M. Jay see [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
Hill and Dalers Picked To Rim For S. M. Jay see Coach Bill Osterholt's call for a crosscountry team was met with a hearty response, and although there was not an overwhelming turnout, the lack in numbers was made up by plenty of spirit. Four men —Stuart Mason. Edward Villarreal, George Drake and Tyrus Morehous — \ have been picked to compete in the conference run which takes place on Saturday, December 7. The teams representing the various junior colleges will be the guests of the Glendale Junior College on that day. The course to be run will begin at the Breakfast Club, just off Los Ftliz Boulevard, and will be three miles in length. The harries will take off at 10 o'clock a. m. The first three men of each team finishing will receive the number of points corresponding to his position. Although Santa Monica Junior College does not expect to carry off first honors in the cross-country conference run, the school still feels that with all of the Southern California competition our four...
Phys. Ed. Lectures Offered J. C. Men [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
Phys. Ed. Lectures Offered J. C. Men The Department of Men's Physical Education of the Santa Monica Junior College is to offer a course of lectures to be given by Dr. Paul R. Burroughs, M. D., dealing with physical fitness and maintenance. These lectures will be held in the' field house in inclement weather, when the class work cannot be carried on outside. Coach Bill Osterholt, the director of the men's physical education, will give a series of lectures on conditioning, technique, necessary in various sports, and first aid. If time permits, the Coach will also give demonstration lectures in life-saving and resuscitation.
Manager Is Picked For Casaba Tossers [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 26 November 1929
Manager Is Picked For Casaba Tossers Basketball is now fully under way. A captain and a manager have already been picked for the team. Frank Michel was chosen as the manager for the squad. This is a very hard position, as all matters that Coach Osterholt is unable to handle fall on the manager. This position is fully as important as playing on the team, and a letter is given for the services. The duties of the manager are: (l)Advise personally every man on the team as to time and place of game; (2) Take attendance of all players; (3) See that all equipment is in good condition; (4) Keep in close contact with coach; (5) Responsible for first-aid equipment; (6) Assist in scheduling games; (7) Attend junior college conferences of these sports; (8) Arrange for place for each game and practice; (9) Manage sale of tickets for games.
Debaters Beaten by Dons, Tartars In Close Contests AT COMPTON [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Debaters Beaten by Dons, Tartars In Close Contests AT COMPTON Opening the current debate season against Compton Junior College at Compton, Lucille Williams and Sanford Watkins lost to the visitors by a score of 191 to 190 last Thursday evening. The local team was placed at a decided disadvantage through the fact that only one judge was used,, this system being necessitated by the inability to secure additional judges. The Corsair team upheld the negative, and their work is to be complimented, as they were debating before a rival audience and also the task of representing Santa Monica Junior College in her first intercollegiate activity. In both the debate at Compton and the one at home, the only decided advantage being held by the opposing teams was in the line of experience. Santa Monica was obliged to enter both contests with practically no practice, this being necessitated by the action of Riverside Junior College in failing to meet the Corsair teams in a scheduled practice debat...
Handwriting Talk Given Educators [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Handwriting Talk Given Educators Dr. Ralph Hopkins Bush, Mr. Edward R. Coulson, and Mr. Elmer Clarence Sandmeyer were present at the meeting of the Phi Delta Kappa, honorary education fraternity, which was held at the University Club in Los Angeles Saturday last. These members of the Junior College faculty are members of that fraternity. Mr. Clark Sellers, handwriting and fingerprint expert of Los Angeles was one of the principal speakers of the evening. He gave a wonderful lecture on chirography, which proved very interesting to the members. The other speaker of the evening was Dr. Merton E. Hill, principal of Chaffee Junior College. His topic was, "The Development of Secondary Education in California." This of course proved especially interesting, as those at the banquet are principally engaged in that line. The mutic of the evening was furnished by the Long Beach Junior College Men's Glee Club, which presented several entertaining numbers.
Coop Bookstore Has Supply of "Dinkies", Hats [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Coop Bookstore Has Supply of "Dinkies", Hats Really and truly the freshmen and the rooters' caps have arrived. Mr. Lord came into the conference room and announced that he Had received them. Before he had time to tell everything concerning the caps, fellows were after him with orders. Besides these skull caps for the boys, there are rooter caps for the girls. Everyone now has a chance to show how much he loves the dear old alma mater. Soon the basketball season will start, and a big array of school colors would look like the real spirit. When the incoming students enter junior college in February, they will be required to wear the skull caps until the following February. It is understood that the present wearers will wear them until September.
Jaysee Golfers Beaten In Match [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Jaysee Golfers Beaten In Match In a return match the Santa Monica Junior College Golf Club was beaten by the Samohi Golf Club by the lopsided score of 5 to 0. Francis Rooney beat Vincent Donatelli, 4 and 3; Fred Gordon beat Dryden Bergeron, 5 and 3; Dick Outcault beat Weir Grace, 7 and 5; Frank Newell beat William Henn, 4 and 3; and Ralph Reed beat Tyrus Morehouse, 2 and 1. Dick Outcault of Samohi was low gross man, with a 79. Dryden Bergeron was low gross man of Santa Monica Junior College, with an 85. In a previous match the Jaysee club tied the Samohi club. The loss of the match was due mostly to the absence of two of the Corsairs' first ranking men, Byron Palmer and Stuart Mason. Palmer had to play in another match, while Mason was running in the cross-country meet.
Elections Prove J. C. Popularity [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Elections Prove J. C. Popularity That the Santa Monica public is thoroughly behind the Junior College here was demonstrated convincingly in the recent city election. The only member on the board of education who was defeated for re-election is the man who had so strenuously opposed wasting money on such a mad venture as a junior college. He not only opposed the junior college as an unnecessary expense, but believed that the teachers' salaries were beyond reason. The public's answer to this man is a complete final statement of public opinion on the junior college question —they stand behind the movement.
Holiday Greetings [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Holiday Greetings May you all have a thoroughly enjoyable vacation during the next two weeks. And may the true spirit of the Yuletide . prevail in every home. The New Year, I am certain, will bring happiness to members of the faculty and student body.—Dr. Ralph H. Bush.