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International Relations [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
International Relations It can be truthfully said, in spite of wide-spread beliefs to the contrary, that the world is slowly but surely becoming a much better place to live in. Numerous agencies are successfully striving to foster world-wide friendship. International socities of various kinds, including those of an educational, political and fraternal character, are functioning very enthusiastically. Nor, right here, it is very interesting to note that we have in our own S. M. J. C. a miniature international friendship association, known to you all as the S. M. J. C. Cosmopolitan Club. India, Africa, Japan, Russia, England, Scotland, Germany, America, Palestine and Spain all have their worthy representatives in our intensely interesting club. International hospitality, sympathy, and appreciation are fostered at our bi-weekly meetings, and international friendships are formed and cemented. Thus we are gladly and successfully playing our little part in the building up of a better worl...
Use The Samojac [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Use The Samojac Co-operation is a big word with a bigger meaning. And we must have co-operation in Santa Monica Junior College if we wish to succeed. Various organizations with school charters have hopelessly drifted apart. When an entertainment is given or something unusual occurs, the news remains locked within the walls of that club. The most notable co-operative movement among clubs was the reception given to the freshmen. Recently the "Y" Clubs, in conjunction with the J. C. Glee Clubs and Letterman's Club, gave the Junior College a fine assembly. But neither of these movements thought to give an outline of its program to the Samojac. Where else can clubs get wider publicity among the student body. To be a success, an affair must be attended by a large group of students, and it is through the paper that the news is most efficiently carried.
Romance, Mystery Staged at Pasadena [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Romance, Mystery Staged at Pasadena The Pasadena Community Playhouse will present "If," by Lord Dunsany, commencing October 16 and running to October 25, inclusive. "If" is a play shot through with the mystery and the romance of the East, and with the sly good humor and quiet fun Dunsany creates so incomparably. Gilmor Brown is the director, and the settings are by Janis Muncis. The cast includes Ralph Freud, Mora Martin, and forty-six others.
EXCHANGES [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
EXCHANGES The Junior College of Marysville will stage a carnival on Hallowe'en night. The carnival will be staged in the basement of the school. Shooting galleries and side-shows will be the feature of the show. The annual brawl was held recently at Santa Rosa Junior College; followed by an evening of dancing. Three aviation classes are in formation at Glendale Junior College. They have over 34000 in equipment to work with. At the present time the advanced class is constructing a glider. The swimming team of Glendale call themselves the "Corsair Finmen." Football players of Fullerton have declared they will not shave until after their annual game with Santa Ana on the twenty-seventh of November. The Long Beach Junior College has just adopted a six-column paper, which is about twice the size of their former edition.
Official Notice [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Official Notice Rooms for Study: The following schedule of rooms for the various periods is now in operation. These rooms are open for students who wish to study but do not care to go to the library: Period Room Days 1 11 T-T 2 14 T-T 15 M-T-W-T-F 3 11 M-T-W-T-F 12 T-T 4 12 T-T 5 14 T-T 15 M-T-W-T-F 6 12 T-T 7 14 M-T-W-T-F
Athletic Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Athletic Faculty Word has reached the Samojac office that Mrs. E. C. Sandmeyer is just as famous in athletics as her husband. It seems that while . Professor Sandmeyer wins the Faculty-Sandmeyer Golf Cup with great regularity, his wife is, at the present moment, the recognized tennis champion of the faculty wives. As we go to press, we are still waiting for news of a cup that will be offered as the prize for the faculty wives.
HUMOR [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
HUMOR Dr. Bradford: What is the shape of the earth? Willie: Round. Dr. Bradford: How do you know it is round? Willie: All right, it's square, then; I don't want to start an argument. Mrs. Backpay: Good morning, sir. Will you take a chair? Collector: No, thank you. I've come to take the piano. First Student: We're going to give the bride a shower. Second: Count me in; I'll bring the towels. "I doctor myself with the aid of medical books." ■ "Yes, and some day you'll die of a misprint." Teacher: Hand me that note. Student: I'll write you one in a minute. This is for someone else. "Are you the man who wrote that article?" "I am," admitted the editor faintly, as he prepared to make his escape. "Well," roared the big man, "I'm here to tell you that my middle initial is "T," and not "J," and if you can't" print my name correctly, I wish you would please leave it out." St. Peter: And here is your golden harp. Newly Arrived American: How njuch is the first payment? Mother: Now, Harry, isn't...
Strange Death of President Harding Sensational Book [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Strange Death of President Harding Sensational Book Just recently a book has been published of the causes leading up to the death of President Warren G. Harding in the summer of 1923, at the time of his trip to Alaska. The title of the book is, "The Strange Death of President Harding," and is by the Investigator of the Department of Justice, Gaston Means. At the time there were many rumors afloat as to the cause of the president's death, and the whole affair was somewhat of a mysterious nature. Rumor had it that there had been graft and intrigue during his term of office, that would inevitably lead to his impeachment if brought to light. During President Harding's term as Senator, he carried on immoral relations with a girl thirty years his junior. This was known to his colleagues, who used their knowledge as a means to further their political aspirations. Mrs. Harding, who was very ambitious for her husband, did not know about this affair; and in order to find out what hold these m...
Monday Will Represent Rubicon To Collegians [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Monday Will Represent Rubicon To Collegians Monday, October twenty-seventh, will seem like Friday the thirteenth to many students, according to Miss Young, for all students whose transcripts are not filed in the college office by that time will be automatically dropped. This is in strict accordance with the college rules as set forth in the manual. Furthermore, it is on this date that instructors must hand in a Ust of students who are failing or receiving a grade lower than C, the list being a basis for cinch-note candidates. It has been intimated that it would be well for students that are riding on the ragged edge in any particular class to concentrate on that class this week. Mr. Paul Kepner reports that the High School students are making rapid progress with "Who's Boss," the play which he is directing. S. C. Will hold four more football rallies before the season closes.
Benefit Bridge Party On Friday Night By Y. W. [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Benefit Bridge Party On Friday Night By Y. W. The Y. W. C. A. is to be hostess at a benefit bridge party, October 24, 8 p. m., at the "Y" house, 1333 Ocean Avenue. Tickets are now on sale for 35 cents, and may be purchased from any of the cabinet members or the committee in charge; Mary Peevish, Henrietta Newman, Lea Stanley or Lucile Williams. An arrangement of fine food is predicted, due to the fact that the women have promised to furnish it with their own talents. Students, if you want to see how the faculty acts outside of working hours, come early and get standing room. For those who do not play bridge there will be tables of five hundred and hearts. If possible buy your ticket before Friday. Dinner Party Monday The Y. W. C. A. will have a pot-luck dinner Monday evening, October 27, at 5:30 p. m. All girls are invited to come and bring a covered dish. By having the meeting early the girls may go swmming before dinner at the Sea Breeze Club, come to the meeting, and still get ho...
Lettermen To Have Engraved Charms [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Lettermen To Have Engraved Charms At the meeting of the Lettermen's Club, held on October 9, it was decided that the charms for both major and minor lettermen would be identical. The sport and th' year of participation will be engraved on the back, with the name of the person. Many new lettermen attended this meeting, and the club enrollment is becoming larger with each new meeting. The members of the club will give a short skit at next Thursday's assembly, immediately following the W. A. *A. program. A large attendance is expected, as this is the first attempt at a skit assembly. The lettfermen are formulating plans for a dance at the end of the year, and, judging from the interest shown, it is bound to be the largest social affair of the school year.
Gretchen Stelzriede To Wed Magerli Chambers [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Gretchen Stelzriede To Wed Magerli Chambers A mock wedding will be a feature of the next meeting of "Der Geselligkeitsverein," which is scheduled to take place a week from today, according to Franz Michel, past president. The ceremony is to be given in German. Gretchen Stelzriede will become the frau of Magerli Chambers, and Herr Fritz will perform the nuptial ceremony. It is rumored that pretzels and schnapps will be served. It is said that lions are friendly if you i treat them well. Personally, we h-ave always resisted, in a hum*ie manner, our impulse to enter their cages and kick I them around.
Basketball Team And Also Quartet For Y. M. C. A. Club [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Basketball Team And Also Quartet For Y. M. C. A. Club In an attempt to make the Y. M. C. A. an active club with an active membership, two new branches in the list of activities have been added, namely: a "Y" quartet, and a basketball team which will be entered in a church league. The quartet is almost complete, according to Theodore Gross, president of the club. The quartet will be composed of Howard Andrews, Allan Freeman, Bernard Rogers, and, quite likely, the fourth member will be Gil Rankin. Rankin has not stated whether he will complete the group. Under Frank Watson's leadership, the "Y" basketball team will soon make its appearance in a church league. It was due to the work of Mr. Hovey, Y. M. C. A. adviser, that the admission of the team to the league was secured.
First Social Held by Cosmopolitan Club [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
First Social Held by Cosmopolitan Club The Cosmopolitan Club held its first social affair of this season, in the form of a banquet. The banquet took place in the teachers' cafeteria, Wednesday evening, October 15, at 6:30 o'clock, and was held in honor of the Club's first anniversary. The speaker for the evening was Mr. Herman Stromer, a member of the Jaysee faculty, whose topic was, "What is racial prejudice?" Following the speech, the guests held a discussion as to their conception of racial prejudice. They finally came to the conclusion that it was the lack of understanding among different races and peoples. Many of the guests came to the banquet in their native costumes, which lent a very colorful atmosphere. Among the countries represented in costume were: Russia, Scotland, and the Philippine Islands. The meeting of the Cosmopolitan Club, which was held on the eighth, at the home of Miss Henrietta Newman, had for a speaker Mr. Max Hasenstein, who spoke of the conditions in Germ...
Spanish Club Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Spanish Club Meeting The newly organized Spanish Club will begin its year of activity tonight with a meeting at Mrs. Cejudo's home. A fine program has been arranged by the members of the cabinet and Mrs. Cejudo: installation of officers; song —Carmela, Carmelita; music by Margaret Johnson and Evelyn Clemens; play read by Mrs. Cejudo, who will take the part of all characters; song —Allan Freeman; poem. The meeting will begin at eight o'clock, and all those who are interested in belonging to the Spanish Club, and who have had three years of high school Spanish, are invited to come to Mrs. Cejudo's house.
Organization of Musical Society Progressing Fast [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
Organization of Musical Society Progressing Fast Thursday, October 9, those interested in forming a musical society met in recital hall under the leadership of Mrs. Williams for the purpose of definitely forming a music club that will represent the various musical units. That much progress was made can be seen from the following details: This club will be merely the outlet for combined musical activities, each unit preserving its individuality. The technical method of bringing about joint action will be through a board composed of the officers of the club as a whole, the presidents of each of the separate units, and "two members, selected at large, who are unaffiliated with any of the separate units. ~ Meetings will be held the first Monday of every month at 7:15 p. m., the places to vary in accordance with future plans. Meetings of the board, however, will take place on the third Monday of every month»in room 76. Happenings of a miscellaneous nature included the following selection...
"Zoo" Lecture Hall % Divided Sectionally [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
"Zoo" Lecture Hall % Divided Sectionally Mr. Bauer is rejoicing over the new carpentry work in the zoology laboratory, in the south wing of the. building. The room has been subdivided into two main parts; the workshop where Mr. Bauer has his office, and the recitation and experimental section. Around the walls of the latter, display cases, where experiments can be set up, have been built. Mr. Bauer has been beaming, also, over the new paint work which covers the room. Up to date no casualties have resulted from the fresh covering, but it is rumored that several students have strained ligaments from looking for the clock, which is now concealed by the presence of the workshop. Dean Brandon, who has been sick in the Loamshier Hospital, has been taken home. Brandon lives at 2311 Fourth Street with another jaysee student, Steelsmith. Mrs. Brandon has come to see her son, and be with him.
TEAM WILL TRAVEL TO RIVERSIDE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 22 October 1930
TEAM WILL TRAVEL TO RIVERSIDE Corsairs Journey to Interior for Second Conference Fracas After scaring ChafTey almost out of their Panther skins last week, the Corsairs will continue their big-game hunting, with the Riverside Tigers as intended victims. Traveling to Riverside for their second conference encounter, Coach Floyd Mishler and his fighting Corsair eleven will attempt to pull the Tiger's tail and ring the bell for a victory. The Santa Monica eleven looked greatly improved against Chaffey during the first half of the game Saturday. However, superior reserve strength, coupled with a huge weight advantage, combined to upset the fighting Corsairs in as hard a fought game as has ever been played. Coach Mishler was greatly encouraged by the showing his team made against Chaffey. Greater offensive strength and a real scoring punch were noticeable, and it will take some team to prevent the S. M. J. C. eleven from scoring at least one touchdown in a game. Dynamic Nes Enrico showed r...