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THE MAROON Volume LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, NEW ORLEANS, LA., OCTOBER 25, 1935 No. 5 ANIMATED ROSARY THIS WEDNESDAY IFCA Dixie Conference Opens Registration Today At Loyola ~ 1 ELABORATE PROGRAM IS SET FOR FOUR DAY CONVENTION t 11 States Are Schedf uled To Send Representatives; Opening Mass Saturday To Be Sung by Loyola Glee Club. f The Fourth Dixie Conference of the International Federation of Catholic Alumnae opens today with r registration at Marquette Hall, Loyola university, from 2 to 5 p. m. Delegates from 11 states are scheduled to attend the convention, at which the Louisiana chapter I. F. C. A. will be host. i The final meeting of the executive committee of the Louisiana chapter was held on Sunday, October 20, at 10 a. m. in Marquette » hall. The program of the convention was announced at this meet ing. The convention will officially be gin with a mass in the Holy Name of JeTsus church at 7:30 a. m. on ' Saturday, October 26. The Rev ( M. Schexnaydre, Director of the , Newman Club, Louisiana State . University, will preach the sermon The opening session of the con- ' ference will be called to order in c the Holy Name auditorium with a j prayer by His Excellency, Most Rev. Joseph Francis Rummel, D ■ D., archbishop of New Orleans, j Miss Anna C. Hassinger, governor of the Louisiana chapter, will make the welcoming address. Other speakers will be Sister Mary Paul, Texas state chapter, the Rev. Eu gene O'Connor, S. J., Loyola uni . versity, and Mrs. Wm. H. Connell Jr., president of the I. F. C. A. After luncheon in the Holy Name ' cafeteria, the conference will re- c convene at the Holy Angels Academy. Addresses will be made by a the Rev. S. H. Ray, S. J., Miss ' Emma C. Dalton, southern trustee and Sister Mary Michael, Domini a can College. | Benediction at 4:30 p. m. will C , close the day. s The banquet for the lay dele- e gates will be held at 7:30 p. m. in '' 249 SODALISTS WILL TAKE PART IN OCTOBER DEVOTION Ceremony Nationally Acclaimed; Benediction Scheduled To End Demonstration; Thousands Expected To Attend. Sodalists of the colleges and high schools of the city will come together Wednesday evening, October 30, at 4:15 to participate in the Animated Rosary ceremony which was nationally acclaimed at the Summer School of Catholic Action during the summer, and which is being sponsored by the New Orleans College Council of Sodalities. Two hundred and forty-nine sodalists will represent the fifteen decades of the Rosary, of which the five sorrowful mysteries will be recited on the field. The recitation of the rosary will be followed by solemn benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Thousands are expected to attend the demonstration.The Rev. W. J. Stack. C. M., St. Joseph's church, will be celebrant at benediction and will be assisted by the Rev. Vernon P. Alleman, St. James Major parish, as deacon and by' the Rev. William A. Caldwell, O. M. 1., St. Marys Italian, as sub-deacon. Rev. John H. Mc- Afee, S. J. will be assistant master of ceremony. The master of ceremonies has not yet been chosen. Tom. W. Dunn, senior arts and science, will announce the details of the program over a field loudspeaker which is being installed for the occasion, according to Driscoll Daspit, chief marshal of the ceremon.Marion Le Doux has been chosen leader of the benediction hymns, which will be played by the Loyola band under the direction of Prof. Michael Cupero. Representatives from fourteen college high school sodalities will take part. The sodalits participating are: Loyola arts and sciences, Dr. Burns Opens Pothier Program Dr. Beryl I. Burns, chairman of the department of anatomy, Louisiana State University medical center, who spoke on the topic, "The Value of the Pre-Medical Curriculum," opened the program of the O. L. Pothier honorary biological society, for the scholastic year 1935-36, at 8 p. m., Thursday, (according to Dr. John G. Arnold, moderator of the society. The remaining program for the i coming year, to be carried out at thfe regular monthly meetings, includes the following speakers: Dr. William T. Penfound, Chairman of the Department of Botany, Tulane University--"The Relation of Plants to Hayfever in New Orleans"; Dr. 'James T. Nix, Professor of General Surgery, Loyola University School of Dentistry—"lllustrated Lecture 'on Mitosis"; Dr. James M. Gowan- ' locli, Chief Biologist, Louisiana State Department of Conservation, —topic not announced; Dr. Harold Cummins, chairman of the department of Microscopic Anatomy, TuCane University School of Medicine C —Fingerprints, Palms and Soles"; I Dr. Charles Midlo, Assistant Pro- I Dixie Head Miss Violett O'Reilly, general chairman of the Fourth Dixie Conference of the International Federation of Catholic Alumnae which opens here today. Miss O'Reilly is affiliated with the Loyola Alumnae Association. The theme of the convention is "Catechetical Instruction and Catholic Action.'' Pharmacy College In Dental Exhibit With the program for national pharmacy week drawn to a successful close today, the university college of pharmacy has directed its full attention to the perfection of their exhibit for the national dental exposition in the Municipal auditorium beginning Monday, November 4. The decision to participate in the show was made two months ago by Dean of Pharmacy John F. Mc Closkey, and the application for space in the exhibition was accepted by the American Association of Dental Surgery. The exhibit of the department will feature and stress the importance of pharmacy in dentistry. Many pharmaceuticals are used by dentists, but the pharmacy school will show how pharmacy preparations are becoming primarily essential to the practicing dentist. Officer Mistakes Law School Student for Chicago Gangster Imagine yourself walking along Canal street minding your own business and then being startled by a command to halt in the name of the law. That's what happened to a young student in the School of Law. , "Hey! Stop!" was the command 1 given to Bob Camors as he was peacefully making his way along the main downtown thoroughfare. 1 Bob didn't recognize the voice nor C the face and so continued about his business. The man who had hailed him 1 quickened his pace and caught up to the young student whom he | seized by the shoulder. I "What do you want?" Camors inquired in a curious manner. ; "You look like a thug from Chi- C cago. You're under arrest," was 1 the reply as the plainclothes man C flourished his badge. Quickly an i fficer on the 'beat' came to the assistance of the apprehending law. "You've got me wrong, cap. I'm not from Chicago and I can identify myself." Bob asserted. With this he showed his identification card adding that he was a student of the Loyola school of law. The officer then released Camors. But before leaving, the freshman's legal mind refreshed the plainclothes man upon a point of law. "This is false arrest and you are violating the privilege of a citizen in doing this." After this timely admonition to the officer Camors went on down the street. Camors has transferred from Sewanee university to Loyola in order that he might enter the legal profession. While at Sewanee, Camors was selected as a member of the resident chapter of Blue Key, national honor fraternity. I Walter Winchell Is Dynamic Person, Says Erstwhile Maroon Night Editor Personality Exceeds Appeal of His Writing (Editor's Note: Miss Reynolds former night editor of The Maroon, who is employed by the Will Rogers Memorial and living in New York City, writes this interview with Walter Winchell, famous Broadway columnist, at the special request of the office. We submit h,er impressions of the well-known key-holer.) By Miss Marie Louise Reynolds (Special to the Loyola Maroon) New York, Oct. 23.—Walter Winchell is dynamic. That's the only way to describe this man who has made Americans conscious of America. Winchell, whose column bares the innermost secrets of a nation, has a personality that exceeds the appeal of his writings. Neatly dressed in a dark blue suit, light blue shirt, dark tie and grey felt hat, his favorite attire, the columnist ushered me into Lis office, and greeted me with: ' "Hello, just make yourself comfortable. You'll get the story while I do MY work." His office, which is a long narrow room, is equipped with two desks, his own and his one assistant's, two telephones, a row of filing cabinets. An electric system, connecting a buzzer on his desk to the doors, admits visitors. Around the walls are pictures. Let Winchell describe some of them. "Notice those pictures of Will Rogers and myself. In one, Will's doing all the talking. In the second, I am, and, in the third, since we've both had our say, we seem satisfied to rest for a while and let another fellow motion picture director, John Ford, do the talking."His glance roved to the other side of the room; right above his desk. "That's the little girl, Gloria the most beautiful child ever born, who died", he mused. "Then that's Walda, 9; the other's my wife, "he concluded. Mrs. Winchell, from her photograph,, is a very attrac tive brunette. Personally autographed pictures of stage and movie stars complete the collection. Letters from government officials and other clippings have been framed and are also tacked on the wall. Two concern the Hauptmann case. One is a letter from J. Edgar Hoover, head of the G-Men, thanking him for his help in solving the case. A clipping from the "Paris Tribune," January 4, 1935, praised him for his great work in apprehending the accused murderer, in 2-inch streamers. The earlier part of Winchell's life is interesting but not important, compared to the position he occupies in this country today. "At thirteen I was thrown out of public school. The teachers said I was too stupid," he said. "I was a song and dance man in vaudeville at 15, in the war at 20. Back to vaudeville after the armistice, worked on a show paper for four years and on daily papers. Wrote for the Graphic for four and a half WALTER WINCHELL Briefly Relates Life Story, How He Works years, joined the Mirror staff in 1929 and have been here ever since." Watching Winchell write a column is as interesting as reading it. The left-handed word juggler types with two fingers. He'll write spasmodically for about a minute or two, then suddenly he turns to an observer, reads the copy, and asks for a comment. "Look, how does this sound? Do you think this cap is okeh?" he'll inquire. No use voicing an approval or a disapproval. , He's gone on with his work. He is not an incessant smoker like most newspapermen, and has little regard for time, unlike most newspapermen. He gathers his news from telegrams, from letters, correspondence from friends "who promised not to i tell a soul," telephone calls from i authoritative sources and attends a member of the biggest theatrical openings. Two telephones on his • desk ring constantly. He answers them, gets his information and ■ then reads bits from the column he is preparing to the party on the wire. Writing the material for i his broadcast, he follows the same procedure. After he's finished his column or writing his broadcast, he goes downstairs, climbs into his car and goes "cruising". His car, a low, light blue and grey Studebaker roadster is equipped with a short wave police radio set, which picks up about 10 stations (as far South as New Orleans), a red light and a siren. It's a thrilling adventure to be out "cruising" with Winchell. If any bulletin is broadcast which promises to be exciting or of news value to him, on goes the red light and siren, and he speeds to the scene. It was exciting to race along Broadway ignoring all traffic lights, through the big hilly Central Park to the scene of a crime. All we managed to get in on, though, that night, was a family squabble, and a prowler trapped on the roof of a 10-story apartment house. He knows almost every policeman in New York (lots of them by name). When he's driving Glee Club Sings IFCA High Mass t The newly reorganized Loyola j Glee Club will sing the High Mass which is to mark the opening of the Fourth Dixie Conference of the International Federation of , Catholic Alumnae at 7:30 a. m. to, morrow in the Holy Name of Jesus i church. This will be the first . public appearance of the new organization.i The organization is formulating D plans to present a Christmas concert consisting of famous carols. Plans for the Glee Club to sing over the proposed campus night programs are also being consider' ed. Announcements regarding try; outs for admission to the Glee Club will be posted in the near future. In the meantime those desiring to join can see Edward Carey, president, Marion Le Doux, vice-president, or N. M. Ferris, secretarytreasurer.Benefit Party For Band Is Successful The lotto party, given by the Philaristai for the Loyola Band last Saturday night in the basement of the Holy Name school at 8 o'clock, was a social and financial success, according to Mrs. O. L. Aubert, president. Officers will be elected and plans for the future will be considered at the regular monthly meeting to be held at 4 p. m. Friday in Thomas Hall. All members are earnestly requested by Mrs. Aubert to attend.Freshmen Meet To Plan Year's Major Events Plans for freshman activities . during the coming year were outlined at a get-together meeting of ! the first-year class Wednesday ! noon in Marquette auditorium. Jack Smythe, class president, presided.Activities outlined include a handball tournament, and softball, touch football, and challenges to other classes in the university. , Plans were laid for the tug-of-war, . first of five events in the Hausmann Trophy competition to be held between the halves of the Loyola-Centenary game next week. A campus night program was aleo . hinted at. j "The Four Musketeers," fresh! man quartet composed of Jim Rooney, Ed Koehl. Dan Lyons, and . Paul Beach, rendered several selections.First Debate Held In Spanish Society f A Louis Read, Leo Caballero, and Warren Mendell, defending the affirpiative of the proposition, "Resolved: That the study of commer. cial Spanish is more beneficial to the students of southern universities than the study of classical Spanish," won a decision over John Finley, Harry Engler and Marshall Tullier, Wednesday morning in Room 44 of Marquette hall, according to an announcement by Miss . Jessie C. Montejo, moderator of i the Spanish club. The debate was conducted entirely in Spanish. Wallace Treme acted as chairman and Miss Montejo judged the ! contest. Warren Mendell was , judged the best speaker. CHEMISTRY EXHIBITION ' A demonstration and lecture of the progressive methods of photography were given by Brennan Gisclard and C. James Connor at the regular meeting of the Chemistry club last night at 7:30 in Bobet hall, according to H. A. Schuyten, president. WWL to Broadcast Columbia Chain Programs After Nov. 1 The university radio station, WWL, will be affiliated with the Columbia Broadcasting System beginning Friday, November 1, Captain Arthur C. Pritchard, general manager, made known this week. Authorization for the announcement came from the CBS offices by telegram Tuesday. WWL will replace WDSU on the national chain. Captain Pritchard also announced that a special dedicatory program will be broadcast on Saturday, November 2, from 8:30 p. m. to 9:30 p. m. It will originate in station WWL and be transmitted over a coast-to-coast hook-up. Other stations on the Columbia chain throughout the country will pick up the New Orleans program. "The program", Capt. Pritchard said, "will be on 'New Orleans, City of Contrasts'. Events in the history of the city will be dramatized and listeners will be taken , on trips about the city, to such i places as Jackson Square, the Cabildo and St. Louis Cathedral. By way of contrast they will be faken to the Old Absinthe House and to the Blue Room of the Roosevelt hotel, where modern music will be picked up." The one-hour program will be a dramatization of a honey-mooning couple on a sight-seeing trip of the city interspersed with musical and ' vocal selections. 1 "This will be the first time to D my knowledge", Capt. Pritchard 1 said, "that a new station has been ' allotted a full hour for a dedica' tory program. The usual time is 30 minutes." 1 WWL operates on 10,000 watts. It has been known for some time that the university station lntend-1 ed joining the Columbia system, , but official notice was not given : until the telegram from the national offices was received Tuesi day. U Banquet Set By Dental Alumni The Loyola Dental Alumni will -atlier for the first time as a complete group at a banquet on Noember 5 at 8 p. m. in the Monteeone Hotel, it was announced this veek by Dr. Leopold Levy, chairnan of the committee in charge. The banquet is being given in conunction with the American Dental Association's convention here from November 4 to 8. Guest speakers for the occasion will be the Very Rev. John W. Hynes, S. J., president of the uniersity; the Rev. J. J. Wallace, S. J., regent of the school of dentisry; and Dr. C. V. Vignes, dean of the school of dentistry. Toaßtmaster will be Dr. Alvin "Danserau, uperintendent of the clinic. Musical entertainment will be provided throughout the banquet, but it has not been definitely deided upon as yet, Dr. Levy said. Members of the committee in jharge are Drs. Alvin Danserau, -"rescott Smith, Aubrey Schmidt, /allace Nicaud, A. Dumestre, John Schiro, D. W. Moore, F. J. Genre, . Wuitely, Norman Gueno, and Ralph Neeb. Dr. Genre is president of the Dental Alumni Association.(Continued on page 2) (Continued on page 4) o I (Continued on page 4) (Continued on page 4) Animated Rosary Wednesday Loyola Stadium at 4:15 P. M.
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