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Folding Money... [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 7 November 1952
Folding Money. .. "And Thereby Hangs a Tale" —S hokespear* By LEIGH RATCLIFFE The Occidental takes pleasure in presenting the second in a series of selected fiction produced by Prof. Albert Croissant's short-story writing course. LLOYD BARRINGTON put the receiver back on the phone, rolled over on the kihg-size four-poster and gazed at' the scene below. The swank Riviera Arms overlooked the Pacific. As he watched the wavSS come in, the comers of his mouth tightened in a sneer. It would have been worth half of the profit just to see Gates’ face when he discovered that he had been taken for twenty grand. “And the beauty of it all,” Barrington mused half aloud, “was that it was all legal—as legal as an old maid knitting herself a shawl.” That’s how he liked to do business the safe way. Lloyd Barrington was a gobetween for the biggest gamblers in the' state —the biggest suckers of them all. He never missed a bet, because he never gambled. That’s how he stayed in the big money. He dressed...
Comments on Election Show Varied Ideas [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 7 November 1952
Comments on Election Show Varied Ideas When asked “What did you think of the election results?” several students and faculty answeredjin the following way: Phil Jordan I believe that the Ameriacn people have reaffirmed their faith In free enterprise. Hunglay Quon Kinda gloomy day—wrong party won. Dr. James Bickley —Magnfico! He’s the President—l’m for him! Robin DeVore I am very pleased that the outcome was as I anticipated. It is my earnest hope that the people’s faith in General Eisenhower will be justified. Joe Salazar I think the American people got exactly what they deserved, if they can’t see through this glitter of military heroism. Peggy Peden I am happy to see Eisenhower elected and hope he will be able to live up to the people’s expectations. Prof. Ellis McCune —l think it might be a good thing that the party so long out of power will now get a crack at things. I also think it will be interesting to see how patronage is distributed in states that elected a Democratic slate...
Tigers Vote for Their First Time [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 7 November 1952
Tigers Vote for Their First Time By ELSIE FOREMAN What’s your idea of the BIG THRILL? What do you think of as once-in-a-lifetime experience? For many Tigers this week, the ones over twenty-one, the BIG THRILL was voting for the first time. To most Oxy voters casting a ballot was an intensely thrilling and patriotic experience. Jan Johnson remembered the exact time she cast her ballot. “It was 7:05 a.m.,” she reported, “and some people had already voted! I felt so thrilled and patriotic.” "I think my vote really counted this time,” said Richard Harvey, a grad student. "I had a feeling of accomplishment.” Joanne Grace felt voting was quite an honor. She was a little embarrassed, however, when a neighbor saw her at the polls and exclaimed, "My are you old enough to vote already?” Contrasting.. sentiments were expressed by Charmaine Renick and A 1 Padilla. According to Charmaine, the only feeling she had was one of duty, while A 1 said, “It was a thrilling experience. I wish I could do ...
THIS TIME [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 7 November 1952
THIS TIME TSY My vast reading public has lately been urging I use new subjects for discussion. Mail has been pouring in pleading for (1) good writing, (2) public apologies for last week’s slander and (3) intelligent discussion of pertinent problems. Just this last week two postcards poured in asking about my views on the election. ground of the patter of little —— feet owned by rational Americans going to the polls, I offer my abortive thoughts. The pollsters could not tell us who the winner would be. They had no inkling that it would be a landslide for Truman. It’s true. Americans have a fear of bald heads. They would rather have an empty than a smooth one. But this time they get both. The victor has told us, “As sure as my name is (please fill in), I have followed Mein Kampf to the letter; ‘lf you wish the sympathy of broad masses, then you must tell them the crudest and most stupid things’.” But let us take heart; we have honest men representing us. Honest? Oh yes, that. Simon Ca...
Page 7 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 7 November 1952
TIGER GROWLS To the Point It sure is a pleasure to see the tremendous improvement in the Oxy band this year. Maybe it’s the new direction. Of course, they say that Mussolini made the trains run on time. OBSERVER not be able to due to the limited accommodations. For a BIGGER and better retreat in 5’3, Margie Kirkpatrick A 1 Werker Grrr! Left Out Just a growl to let the people concerned know that we feel it was entirely unfair to limit the student-faculty retreat to 150 students. There are many of us who wish to go and will Whose wires got crossed up about the half-time at the Redlands game? Why did our band practice if no show? Name Withheld Kabul “FINE WATCH REPAIRING” Longines- Hamilton - Elgin - Gruen 2152 COLORADO BLVD. Expert Barbers Featuring All Latest Styles of Haircutting MACK'S BARBER SHOP "Near the Campus " 4753 York Blvd. (Corner of Armadale) Closed Mondays EAGLE ;iSJ UCU SOCK BLVD 091 SIERRA Pater Crawford, Jono Greor, Gig Young YOU FOR Ml ► and Burt Lancaster THE CRIMSO...
COMMITTEES ROLL ON HOMECOMING [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 7 November 1952
COMMITTEES ROLL ON HOMECOMING Students in charge of committees for Homecoming Day activities Saturday, November 22, were announced this week by student co-chairmen Marcia Chamness and Dan Oredson. Details concerning election of the Tiger Princess will be handled by Peggy Stenzel. Carol Keddy is in charge of the committee responsible for the gift and flowers for the Princess and her court. Cathy McCammon Is chairman of the hostess committee, while the group in charge of trophies and awards is headed by Dorothy Backus. Anderson Aids The alumni dinner committee will be aided by Doris Anderson. Publicity will be handled by co-chairman Oredson, who also has the field committee which is in charge of the parade of decorated convertibles and other pre-game activities. Half-time will be taken care of by Bill Hazen’s Bengal Board. Dorms will again compete for the prize awarded annually for the best homecoming decorations. The Pan-Hellenic Council will direct the sororities in decorating the g...
NEWS UTS [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 7 November 1952
NEWS UTS A geology field trip to observe the effects of recent earthquakes in the Tehachapi area was conducted last Sunday by Mr. Joe Birman of the geology department. Attending the field trip were over thirty geology students. Dr. Silva Lake of the religion department describes the growth of the Bible from its many translations in an article appearing in the Los Angeles Times on November 2, Dr. Lake, a Bible scholar for 26 years, is the only woman member of the international committee engaged in compiling a Greek New Testament. Student Church members and their friends enjoyed an informal get-together at the home of Lee Hansen in La Canada following the square dance last Friday night. The Campus Churchman, edited by Lee Haflsen and her staff, made its first appearance in two years Wednesday when copies were distributed to all Student Church members and the faculty. Anyone else wishing a copy may obtain it from the Chaplain’s office. Dr. Robinson, D.D.S., M.D., assistant professor of...
Speakers Journey )o Santa Barbara Meet [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 7 November 1952
Speakers Journey )o Santa Barbara Meet Eight local students will be participating in the Individual Events Speech Tournament at Santa Barbara today and tomorrow in preparation lor the Western Speech Association Tournament at Denver later this month. The participants include Peggy Keller, Ann-Marie Erostig, Steve Salsbury, Joe Wise, Jim Lare, Merrill Francis, John Graham and James Croxton. Dr. Norman Freestone, speech instructor, accompanies the group. Events include oratory, interpretation, discussion and extemporaneous speaking. “If we make a creditable showing, we may send a token representation to the Denver meet,” Freestone said.
SAI to Present Members in Annual Music Workshop Next Week [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 7 November 1952
SAI to Present Members in Annual Music Workshop Next Week Sigma Alpha lota, honorary music fraternity, will present this year’s first musical workshop next Tuesday. . The national laws of the SAI stipulate that each member must appear before the group and perform in some musical capacity. • Those who are not accustomed to appearing before an audience so-called gain more experience in public performing. Also, each member re- ceives constructive criticism of her talents. According to. Shirley Nute. prexy, the affiliation will this year attempt something different. Previously, this workshop was carried on as part of the regular meeting with three to four members performing each time. This year, however, instead of the regular monthly participation, there will pe two large musicale workshops: one this semester, one next. Deviating from usual procedure, the affair will constitute an entire meeting instead of only a part; formal qualities will be more evident than before, • Next week’s se...
Russian Club Now Functions [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 7 November 1952
Russian Club Now Functions Russian students of Occidental are organizing a new club, the Slavonic Circle, under the sponsorship of Dr. Kalpaschnikoff of the language department. ’ • The principle aim of the organization is to interest students in the Russian language by holding meetings with the Russian groups of USC and UCLA. Only Russian will be spoken. A party has been planned for November 23 at 2:30 p.m., according to Janet Shively, in the Women's Lounge. Student Church, the Cosmopolitan Club and all other enthusiasts are invited to attend. The program will include the Russian Victory Song done by the students, and three Russian numbers sung by Mrs. Lauridsen of the music department. Tentative speaker for the occasion is Dr. Lake. Russian costumes worn by the Slavonic Circle members will be the high point of this affair.
Page 8 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 7 November 1952
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Tech Tilt Tonight [Newspaper Article] — Occidental — 14 November 1952
Tech Tilt Tonight By TOM PETERSON Coach Roy Dennis’ rapidly-improving Tigers move Into the 1952 gridiron homestretch when they engage the Caltech Engineers on Patterson Field at 8 p.m. This evening’s fracas could easily turn into a football sideshow and bring the Occidental winning streak to two in a row if everything runs true to form. Oxy enters tonight’s contest with a seasonal record of 2-4, while the Engineers are still looking desperately for their initial ’52 victory. Tech has lost five In a row and it is very unlikely that they will be able to break this exasperating record tonight. Bengals Favored The Bengals should win easily by three TDs. For it seems almost impossible that the 31 man Caltech squad can cope with the Bengal’s terrific speed and depth on offense, along with Oxy’s bone-crushing defensive forw'ard wall. However, don’t count the spirited Tech men put. Although they were trounced by Whittier 45-6. Caltech has looked very impressive in losing to Pomona 19-14. an...