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Calendar [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Calendar Oct. 15 —Cosmopolitan banquet. Oct. 16 —A. S. B. assembly; Aud. Lettermen's Club; ex period. Y. M. luncheon; ex period. Oct. 18 —First conference game, with Chaffey at Chaffey. Oct. 20 —Y. C. cabinet; room 11; 3:35 p. m. Y. M. cabinet; room 12; 3:35.
Debators Meet to Select Questions [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Debators Meet to Select Questions Under the guiding hand of Mr. Walter Wallbank, debate coach, members of the Athenaeum Club and other students who aspire to debating honors meet today at 12:00 o'clock to discuss and select from a group of five questions Santa Monica Junior College's choice. Of the following topics submitted to members of the debate league, two are to be chosen by preferential voting for the topics of debate in the league during the ensuing year: "Resolved that American industry should adopt the 40-hour week. "Resolved that the accusation, 'Ameri can Civilization is materialistic', is justi fied." " Resolved that the parole system should be abolished." "Resolved that the present civilization is conducive to happiness." "Resolved that Congress should create a Department of Education, with a secretarv in the President's cabinet." "We are after the third topic: 'Resolved that the parole system should be abolsihed'," Mr. Wallbank stated. "It is not too late to come out;...
THE SAMOJAC [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
THE SAMOJAC Published ercry Wednesday during the college year by Santa Monica Junior College, Santa Monica. California. Subscription 31*00 per year. "Application for entry as second-class matter is pending." STAFF JOHN REYNOLDS « Editor WALTER GUSHMAN Associate Editor FRED SALTER Sports Editor E. R. COULSON Faculty Adviser Departmental Writers Margaret Johnson Literary Alice Willers ) Dorothy Murray Calendar Lucille Williams t Clubs Everett Hartung Bud Henn ) Hurbert Saunders Ruth Hunt ) c ■ Eric Moore i M Adele Winn f Soclety Myrtle Fletcher ews Helen Stelzreide, Yvonne Johns ) c Frank Watson Glynn Reineman, Ray Davis ) "" P or s Charles Moore J Art Redden Comment = MEMBER OF =
EXCHANGES [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
EXCHANGES Chaffey J. C. will establish its class officers at an election to be held next T uesday.—Thrasher. The Santa Ana Jaysee may be given a Phi Ro Pi chapter, which is a national honorary society. Those eligible for admission will be the ones competing in intercollegiate debate and speaking contests. —The Don. The Modesto Engineers Club held its first social get-together in the college gymnasium. The main spark of the afternoon was the initiation of twenty-six freshmen into the organization.—Modesto Collegian. "And the Villain Still Pursued Her," a thrilling melodrama of dastardly deeds and heroic rescues, has been chosen as the annual stage play to be presented by the Compton Junior College.—Tartar Shield. Glendale Junior College welcomed its big game against Fullerton Jaysee with a huge bonfire, which was surrounded by many notables. Tom Lieb, former assistant .coach of Knute Rockne, was the principal speaker of the evening. It was the special duty of the freshman class to se...
SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
SOCIETY Adele and Jane Winn attended performances of "Hansel and Gretel" and "Cavaliera Rusticana" at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles last Saturday evening. Many members of the Junior College faculty enjoyed talks on China given by Warren Scott, Caroll Lorbeer and Robert Armacost at the High School Assembly last Thursday. The speakers had just returned from a comprehensive tour of the Orient. Mrs. Walter Wallbank persuaded Mr. Wallbank to play golf at the Westward Ho course Saturday morning. "Marshal Ammerraan and Steve Robinson have taken to mud baths of late, presumably to get "that skin you love to touch." Much improvement is expected—by the two men. Mrs. Eugene Vallet, nee Marion Miller, is the recipient of an attractive wedding gift, presented to her by the faculty members who were here last year. They have selected a handsome creamer and sugar bowl of pewter for the young bride. Adele Winn entertained a group of friends .from the J. C. at a tennis and bridge party at her ...
Support the Year Book [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Support the Year Book Although the end of the school year is far off, and the actual presentation of the year book is almost as far in the future, we must of necessity turn our thoughts to that literary work which will bring together and coordinate all the various college activities of the entire year under one cover. Candidates for the year book have been assigned special departments, and material is expected to accumulate swiftly. No name has been accepted yet, and all suggestions will be given consideration. An annual will be given to the student whose title will be used; until then we shall call it the year book. The quality and size of the annual depend not only upon the sum of money spent by the Junior College, but it will rest upon the assistance offered by the student body. Snap-shot days will be announced later, and all "snaps" of interest will be used. Of course the price received for the book from the students has been considered in the outlay for the year book, but so ch...
Have We College Spirit? [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Have We College Spirit? The student body was well represented in its three members who attended the lecture, "An Evening with the Stars," by Mr. B. R. Baumgardt. Fine spirit was exhibited, one must be led to believe, when a nationally famous scholar lectured on the campus to an audience composed of townsmen, a number of high school students, and three collegians. It is a rare occasion to have the privilege of listening to Mr. Baumgardt, especially free of charge. In bringing this famous lecturer to Santa Monica, the employees of the Santa Monica Board of Education performed a meritorious act. It was an act of civic pride. They made possible for Santa Monicans an hour of philosophy, metaphysics and astronomy as given by one of the most noted men engaged in those pursuits. Certainly, as an institution of higher learning, we owed it to the community which subsidizes us, to the generosity of the School Board employees, and to ourselves, to have attended. What finer way to gather knowled...
Multistamp Added To Office Equipment [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Multistamp Added To Office Equipment Yesterday three sizes of the Multistamp arrived at the office of Dr. Bush. The Multistamp is a contrivance -that is used for the same purpose as the mimeograph, but which appears to be easier to operate, and also seems to allow the duplication of a great variety of subjects, such as drawings, examination paper blanks, and many other things. The Multistamp prints on any material, such as cloth of any kind, wood, glass, or any quality of paper. Students are advised to watch out for this new addition to the administration office, as the Multistamp company claims wonders of this machine, such as, "at each turn of the wrist Multistamp puts the teacher at every pupil's elbow."
Zoology Debaters Shine In Frogs' Egg Analysis [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Zoology Debaters Shine In Frogs' Egg Analysis Miss Mainard's zoology II class was the scene of a hot scientific debate, recently. Harry Guida and Max Silvernale joined forces to out-argue the entire class. The disputed subject concerned the evolution of a frog's egg from the first stage through to the tadpole. With vigorous debating to his credit, Mr. Guida finally proved his point. George Drake, leader of the opposition, refused to accept the proof, and subsided unconvinced, even though Miss Mainard substantiated Guida's arguments.
Prof. Interprets Jig [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Prof. Interprets Jig Performing a nifty and animated jig for several of the faculty members after school hours, in the faculty room, Mr. W. R. B. Osterholt, mathematics professor and sponsor of the Engineers' Club, caused his audience to crack a mighty grin of delight. What he was demonstrating so forcefully was not found out, but that it concerned some highly amusing scene is to be inferred. The Sacramento J. C. will soon cast its votes for Queen of the art ball contest. — Pony Express.
Celestial Lecture By B. Baumgardt Delivered Friday [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Celestial Lecture By B. Baumgardt Delivered Friday Greeting Mr. B. R. Baumgardt, nationally famous lecturer, as he came upon the stage of the Santa Monica High School auditorium, was a large group of representatives frofc the city, the High School and the Junior College. The lecture, Friday evening, October 10, was entitled, "An Evening with the Stars." Along with the lecture, which has drawn many favorable comments from some of the greatest universities and learned societies, were shown various slides of heavenly bodies. One of the best exhibits was the photograph of the moon, which was brought within the tremendously short distance of fifty miles by the powerful Mount Wilson Observatory telescope. With the use of his slides and eloquent, yet simple, explanations, Mr. Baumgardt revealed many of the erstwhile secrets of the galaxy. An unnatural animation pervaded the deep silence of the auditorium, broken only by the rise and fall of the speaker's voice. "An Evening with the Stars" ...
Hollywood Playshop Stages "Wild Duck" [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Hollywood Playshop Stages "Wild Duck" Ralph Herman's Play Shop opened Thursday with Henrik Ibsen's "The Wild Duck." John Valentine and E(}ward Bock have the male leads. Katheryn Pierce, formerly of the Chicago Civic Repertory Theater carries the female lead. Don Murray alternates with Valentine in the role of Ekdal. The Play Shop is a true Little Theater, subscribing to all the principles. Only plays. of merit that for some inherent reason are not played on the boards of "Broadway," either because of their lack of appeal to any but literary groups, or because of their departure from the tenets of Broadway dramaturgy. It also serves as a workshop for the initial production of the works of unknown authors. Ten performances of "The Wild Duck" will be given. The Play Shop is located in a remodeled barn at 1141 North Gower Street, in Hollywood. In stead of tickets monthly memberships are issued at a very nominal-fee. Tom DeGano brought out his racket from among the mothballs, and tried a...
Year Book Club Will Undertake Sales Campaign [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Year Book Club Will Undertake Sales Campaign Business concerning the type of annual, its composition and cost, the division of labor, the selling price, and the methods of sales and advertising campaigning were discussed by the members of the Year Book group at its last meeting. The various branches of the annual's mechanism are being put into motion, and an active membership insures a splendid effort on this first publication. Several styles of junior college and university yearbooks were viewed and discussed. Naturally the composition of the annual will depend upon the response of the student body, but the finest materials only will be used in the construction of the book. Suggestions as to the selling price were numerous, but after some time it was almost unanimously agreed that $2.50 would be a fair price within the reach of all students. In discussing the methods of sales campaign, Mr. E. R. Coufson, English instructor and faculty adviser of the year book, outlined a fine plan ...
Music Club Formed By Student Group [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Music Club Formed By Student Group In answer to the suggestions from the students of the college, Mrs. Williams called a meeting of all those interested in a music club. The group met last Thursday evening, in room eleven and talked about plans for the club, and also elected officers. The officers are: president, Morse Little; vice-president, Allen Freeman; secretary-treasurer, Maurine Davis, and program chairman, Evelyn Miller. The presidents of the two Glee Clubs arc to be members of the cabinet. It was decided that the club will meet the first Monday night of every month. The place of meeting will be posted on the bulletin board, and all those interested should watch the board for the date. The three organizations forming a nucleus for the club are the two Glee Clubs and an orchestra, which is to be organized immediately. All of those students interested in orchestra work are to report to room 76 Wednesday, October 15, at 3:35. Any students not in these organizations, but who are...
Engineering Club Members Conquer New Instruments [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Engineering Club Members Conquer New Instruments Many new instruments were in evidence Thursday afternoon, when the Jaysee Engineers held their second meeting, on the college balcony. Mr. W. R. B. Osterholt gave an interesting dissertation on the use of instruments used in engineering, to the young " brains," demonstrating as he progressed. Those in evidence were the Y-level, or dumpy level, used in road work; the plain table, used in contouring, map and topographic work and in the production of geodetic surveys; and also the plain table. this the club members demonstrated their newly acquired knowledge by computing the distances to and between land marks such as the "Star of Scotland" and the barkentine. The meeting came to a close at five p. m.
Bridge Tea Will Be Held By Y. W.C.A. [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Bridge Tea Will Be Held By Y. W.C.A. Beginning the series of meetings conducted by the chairmen of the various departments, the Y. W. C. A. had an extremely interesting talk and discussion on Maude Russell, the Y. W. student worker in China. The young woman from the University of California at Los Angeles explained to the local women the work that Miss Russell is doing, and the need that she has for funds from the Associations in America. After the business session and the talk, the girls had a brief discussion of the benefit bridge tea to be given October 24 at the "Y" house at 1333 Ocean Avenue, at 7:30. This tea and bridge affair is to be for the benefit of the fund to held keep Miss Russell in China to carry on her work there. The price of admission will be 35 cents, and all the girls of the college are invited to come, and to bring any other women friends they wish.
Novel Excursion For Spanish Club [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Novel Excursion For Spanish Club The Cabinet of the newly organized Spanish Club will meet in the near future with Mrs. Cejudo, the faculty adviser, to make tentative plans for the program of the Club. Many delightful .excursions will be planned to missions, Spanish churches, and other places of interest to students of Spanish. One of the first will be to the new International Theater in Los Angeles, where the Club will test out its knowledge of Spanish on a Spanish picture. This trip promises to be one of real enjoyment to all who go. Ross "Moose" Jester, swimming letterman and football candidate for a tackle birth, went a-deering over the week-end, to his Coast Range mountain ranch. With him he took a new double-barreled gun and tags for two unlucky deer. "Professor Bauer is not the only hunter in the Junior College," says "Moose."
Eastern Division Enrollment Gain in S. M. J. C. Greatest [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
Eastern Division Enrollment Gain in S. M. J. C. Greatest Registration totals of junior colleges in the Eastern Division of the Southern California Conference show an increase of 500 students over last year. Final returns arrived in Dr. Bush's office late last week, showing a total of 2034 students attending the six junior colleges which comprise the eastern division in Southern California The total registration of 1929 was 1534. The institutions are listed below so as to make it possible for Corsair students to compare the size of their own school with the others whom they will meet on the gridiron this season. Chaffey, with a registration of 521, shows an increase of 83 students over the year 1929. Incidentally Chaffey Junior College has been in operation for 14 years, starting at that time with a registration of 4&lt;f students. Pomona shows the smallest gain of the conference, three students over the enrollment of last year, which was 147. Although Pomona presents the sma...
New Rubber Stamp [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1930
New Rubber Stamp Bush displayed an intricate new rubber stamp, which was recently added to the equipment of his office. He explained that "they tried to give me one of those old-fashioned ones; you know the kind that one has to pick out and put in the date every day." He added with a chuckle, "This is fine." It is said that Rudy Vallee gives every girl the "gray dawn" test. He keeps them out until dawn, believing that if a girl looks good then she'll look good at any time. —Main Street Tintypes.