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THE MAROON Volume XV Z-257 LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, NEW ORLEANS, LA., FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 1938 No. 17 Noted Guest Will Address French Group Newcomb Graduates Lectures On American, French Education "Some differences in American and French Education" will be explained by Miss Lucille Soniat, graduate of Newcomb college and former student of the University of Paris, at the next meeting of Le Cercle Francais, Frencb campus organization. This meeting will be held Saturday, January 29 at 3:45 p. m., at the Green Shutter, 710 St. Peter street. Miss Soniat received her bachelor of arts degree from Newcomb college, and a second degree from the University of Paris, where she studied for two years, following courses in English and French literature. For this she received the title of Diplome de la Sorbonne. In 1935 she again visited Paris to secure French publications for a French book shop, she planned on opening in New Orleans. She is now the proprietor and operator of "Le Foyer du Livre Francais" in the courtyard of the Green Shutter. Having received the cooperation of French publishers in securing a reputedly fine stock of books, she now conducts a regular business at her store in the French Quarter, specializing in French literature. At the last meeting of Le Cercle Francais, which was held at the home of Mr. M. C. Soniat, on Calhoun street, plans were outlined for having guest speakers address gatherings of the members from time to time, with a view to increasing the interest of French students in the underlying facts of French literature, customs, and general history. Short French plays, with casts composed of the members, will also feature future meetings, George Malochee, president of the group, announced. Lecture And Vocal Selections Feature Musiciety Gathering "The Development of Choral Singing" will be discussed by Mr. Maynard Klein, Newcomb college, at the third monthly lecture of the Loyola Musiciety, which will take place Monday at 8:15 p.m. in Marquette auditorium, according to Thomas Kelly, president. Mr. Klein will be assisted in his lecture by the Tulane-Newcomb A Cappella choir, which will render illustrative selections. The choir is an outstanding musical group in New Orleans, having last year per' r*od in New York over the NBC network. As the name implies, they sing without accompaniment. They have appeared frequently In e tneart in New Orleans.The lecture is open to the public, and university faculty members and students are invited to attend. ACTIVITY CALENDAR FRIDAY, JANUARY 21 8 :00 a.m Sfmetter Examinations Begin—Dominician College. 9:00 a.m. Da.ice Orchestra Primary Begins. 2:30 p.m. Lecture on Unemployment—Dominican College. SATURDAY, JANUARY 22 7:30 p.m. Educational Broadcast—Station WWL. MONDAY, JANUARY 24 8:00p.m Lcyola Alumni Association Meeting—Marquette Audtiorium 8:15 p.m. Musiciety Lecture and Recital—McDonald Hall . WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26 * 8:00 a.m Second semester Begins—College of Arts and Sciences 6 :00 p.m. Dum Orchestra Primary Polls Close. THURSDAY, JANUARY 27 9:00 p.m. I'.duratiuual Broadcast—Station WWL 11:00 p.m. Loyola Alumni Broadcast—Station WWL. FRIDAY, JANUARY 28 9:00 a.m. Dance Orchestra Finals Begin. " 6:00 p.m. Semester Examinations End—Dominican College. First Concert Scheduled For Next Saturday Solos By Dr. von Kalinowsky, Mrs. Sitges Feature Program Featuring piano and cello solos, the first of a series of concerts by the University Concerts association of the Loyola colloge of music will take place Saturday, January 29, at 8:30 p.m. in Marquette auditorium, according to Dr. E. E. Schuyten, dean of the college. Soloists at this concert will be Mrs. Stella C. Sitges, pianist, and Dr. Walter von Kalinowksi, cellist. The program will also include selections by the University trio, composed of Dr. Schuyten, violinist, Dr. Kalinowski, cellist, and Prof. Guy F. Bernard, pianist. Successive concerts will feature the University quartet, composed of Dr. Schuyten, violinist, Dr. Kalinowski, cellist. Miss Ella de los Reyes, violinist, and Miss M. Schneider, viola; the chorus of women's voices directed by Prof. Ferdinand Dunkley; the symphonic ensemble directed by Prof Bernard; and the Loyola symphony orchestra directed by Dr. Schuyten.Dr. Schuyten announce*! that profit from the concert series would go to the library fund of the college of music and to the maintenance of the orchestra class. Tickets for the first concert, priced at 50 cents, are on sale now in the office of the regent of the college of music. Legal Author Delivers Talk To Students Authority of Law on Torts Is Well Received By Lawyers-to-be That legal education should be broadened to give law students a better appreciation of their cultural and social responsibilities, was brought out by Dr. Fowler V. Harper in an address to the student body of the school of law, Tuesday. Dr. Harper is a nationally known legal author and outstanding authority on the law of torts. He was the principal speaker at a convocation called in the law library by Dean James T. Connor. He was introduced by Professor Mort Walker, who said that in his opinion, "Dr. Harper has done more for the clarification of tort law than anyone else." Aim Not To Predict In discussing the law of torts, Dr. Harper said "the aim of tort law is not so much to predict as to salvage. A lack of appreciation of this fact is what causes such a furore over tort law. In the law of contracts, for example, a high degree of predictibility is necessary, but in the law of torts there is much room for the exercise if individual judgement." In the main part of his speech, Dr. Harper pointed out that legal (Continued on page 4) Father Murphy Made Head Of Philosophers Dr. James Connor Addresses Group On Freedom of Will With Loyola acting as host and the university campus serving as general headquarters, members of the Southern Conference of the Ameridany Cciltholic Philosophical association held the second annual convention of the group last Saturday, and elected as president the Rev. Edward F. Murphy, S. J., professor of philosophy at Xavier university. The Rev. James J. Wallace, S.J., regent of the Loyola school of dentistry, and retiring president, was chosen vicepresident of the group. Re-elected were the Rev. W. Joseph Buckley, S. M.( professor of dogmatic theology at Notre Dame seminary, executive secretary-treasurer, and Dr. James T. Connor, dean of the Loyola school of law, corresponding secretary.Adopt Comtitution The constitution provisionally accepted at the first convention of the group last year in New Orleans, was adopted as amended so that regional members not belonging to the national association may be admitted to the southern body. Assei'ting that heredity and environment are not "the sole influences in determining man's actions," Dr. Connor addressed the evening assembly of the conference in Holy Name auditorium. He ridiculed the so called "criminal anthropologist," saying that "the whole of the law is predicated on this: That man is responsible for his acts. This is nothing more than the extension of the doctrine of free will." Attend Mm Preceding the general assemblies of the convention, members attended a pontificial mass at the Holy Name of Jesus Church, adjoining the campus. Celebrant was the Most Rev. Joseph Francis Rummel, archbishop of New Orleans. Speakers at the morning sessions were the Rev. Malachy Burns, O. S. 8., professor of philosophy at St. Joseph's abbey, St. Benedict, La., and Mrs. Dagmar Leßreton, instructor of Italian (Continued on page 4) Frosh Coed Chosen To Appear In Play Beryl Rabouin, freshman in the department of medical technology, has been selected to play the part of Mrs. Forbes, in Dulcy, current stage production of Thespians, campus dramatic society. She will replace Cleo Farmer, junior in the college of music, who was forced to relinquish the part because of scholastic duties. The three-act comedy, to be staged in the latter part of February, will star Helen D'Antoni, music senior, and the supporting cast will include Iris Mae Frisch, Hampden White, Rudy and Eddie O'Dwyer, Ben Henderson, Sonny Melton, Ivor Trapolin, George Medaille and Julius Meyer. Students: Me, I think the dance orchestra poll sponsored by the student dance committee is a fine thing and everyone of you should fill out the ballot printed in The Maroon and drop it in the box in the regent's office. The committee has done its part in trying to give us what we want; let us show our appreciation by giving them our full cooperation in this matter. ME. At Conventions The Rev. Percy A. Roy, S.J., dean of faculties, who is representing the university at two educational conventions in Chicago this week. President, Dean At Conventions The Very Rev. Harold A. Gaudin, S.J., president of the university, and the Rev. P. A. Roy, S.J., dean of the college of arts and sciences, are attending the annual convention of the Association of American Colleges, held today and yesterday at the Hotel Stevens in Chicago. Father Gaudin served as chairman of the resolutions con, mittee for the convention. The president left New Orleans Wednesday to meet Father Roy in Chicago, where the latter attended the annual meeting of the National Conference of Church Related colleges. Both are scheduled to return Sunday. New Board For Meeting Notices A new bulletin board, on which will be placed all notices of meetings and convocations held in the university, has been secured, it was announced Wednesday by the Rev. F. L. Janssen, S.J., regent of the college of arts and sciences. The board will be placed just outside of the regent's office in Marquette hall, Monday. "Beginning Monday, January 24, no meetings will be held unless they are announced on this board," Father Janssen stated. In addition, notices of meetings cannot be placed in any other part of the buildings, he revealed. This latter regulation applies only to the college of arts and sciences. Organization heads must make arrangements with the regent about posting meeting notices on the board. The board will provide imple space for an announcement sf the place and time of all gathsrings.Dominicanites Addressed By C.I.O. Leader Student Council Selects Court for Annual Carnival Ball Discussing the principles of action employed by the C. I. 0., E. W. Tisdale, representative of the Committee for Industrial Organization, addressed members of the Contemporary Civilization class at St. Mary's Dominican college, Friday. Tisdale attempted, in the leetare, to clear up misconceptions of the party leaders, in particular, Lewie, Martin, Hill, Brophy, and Dublinsky. The talk was the second in a series of lectures to be given by citizens prominent in representative fields of contemporary problems and work. The program was under the direction of a committee composed of Doris Simeon, Beatrice Banowetz and Jane Evelyn Lear. Plans for the annual College Carnival ball which will be given February 19, in Founders Hall were discussed at a recent meeting of the student council. Members of the court, a queen and eight maids, were selected Tuesday, but their names will not be revealed until the night of the ball. , A social program, under the direction of Marguerite Ayala, featured the weekly meeting of the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin, Wednesday in the college auditorium. Assisting her, were Marie Laßruyere, Doris Simeon, Mary Evelyn Russell, Marie Laurant, Mary Agnes Quin, Frances Galladora, and Rita Walch. Competition in the Intramural basketball league began Tuesday evening, according to Julia Kohlman, instructor of physical education. Captains of the class teams are Yvonne Navarre, Lillie Rhodes, Mary Bordelon and Pauline Cassagne. Society Banquet Features Co-Eds Featuring piano and vocal selections by Helen D'Antoni and Marguerite Luft, the annual banquet of the Vergilian society was held Tuesday night at 8 p. m. in Holmes restaurant. Presiding for the last time as head of the society was Antonio E. Paple, member of the faculty of the school of law, and moderator of the Circolo Universitario Italiano. Selections offered by Misses D'Antoni and Luft included the aria, "Un Bel Di," from Puccini's "Madame Butterfly," and the "Concert Etude" by Edward Mac- Doyell. Former Violinist, Now Pianist Of Wide Fame Presented Here By Pat Chaitant A master pianist who begaln his musical career as a violinist, and turned to piano-playing comparatively late in life, was in New Orleans this week. He is Harold Bauer, concert pianist, who was soloist with the New Orleans Civic Symphony orchestra at a concert, Monday night in the Municipal auditorium. Unruffled and smiling despite two hours of strenuous rehearsal, the English virtuoso paused Sunday to light a cigarette with large, well-formed hands, and then proceeded to discuss with unassuming dignity his art, career, and musical ideas. Unmistakably a muisician because of his brown, wiry hair in typical musicianly length, he told of the beginning of his unusual musical career. Born in London, he first studied the violin with his German father, and then with a well-known violinist, making his debut in the city of his birth when ten years of age. Tours England For a number of years after this, he toured England, giving concerts. The critical moment that was to change him from violinist to pianist came when he was offered an engagement as piano-accompanist for a singer. Familiar, as most violinists are, with the piano and its technique, he accepted the engagement. The piano solo which he offered between the singer's numbers won him so much acclaim, that he finally secured engagements as a pianist and rapidly rose to the pinnacle of pianistic fame. Except for the helpful friendship of the pianist Ignace Paderewski, Mr. Bauer has never had All-University Poll To Decide Favorite Student Dance Band Leading Orchestra to Appear at Final Dance of Year to be Held May 27 For the first time in the history ; of the university, students of Loyola will have an opportunity to have their favorite orchestra play i for one of the regular all-university student dances. An all-university poll to determine the most popular local orj chestra will be conducted during J the next two weeks by the student dance committee, it was announced Wednesday, by Richard E. Wright, chairman. This orchestra will play for the last student dance of the year, scheduled for May 27. "Primary balloting in all colleges will be held through 5 p.m.. Wednesday, January 26," Wright stated in urging all students to fill out the ballot printed in this issue of the Maroon. All votes must be deposited in the box placed in the office of the regent of the college of arts and sciences. Finals in the pell will be held during the following week, with students voting for one of the four orchestras which obtain the highest ratings in the primaries. "This is the first time that anything of this sort has been attempted by the committee," Wright said Thursday, "and the adoption of such a procedure in the future will depend on the manner in which this effort is received by the student body." "It is an earnest effort of the committee to give the students what they want," Jack Smythe, secretary, said. We want our dances to be student dances in fact, as well as in name. We wanr everybody to vote this week and the next." Among the orchestras which may be nominated are Johnnie De- Droit, Leslie George, Gordon Kirst, Russ Papalia, Roy Aultman, The Student Orchestra, Larry Veca, and Al Strieman. Frosh, Sophs Meet In Third Trophy Event Basketball Game to Be Played at Loyola Gym In Near Future Basketball teams representing j the freshman and sophomore j classes will meet soon after the end of semester examinations in the tl\nl event of the anhual Hausmann Thophy series. Fred Michon, president of the freshman class, and Henry Pardo, sophomore prexy, have been notified to collect teams for the contest, it was announced by Louis Wilson, chairman of the student council committee in charge of the series. According to the class leaders, members of the two squads will most probably be chosen from among the men competing in the all-university injaiamural basketball league which began last week. At present the series is all tied up in a knot, the sophomores having taken the first event, a tug of war, while the frosh were victorious in the interclass debate held just before the Christmas holidays. "Since it is necessary for one class to win three events in the series in order to merit the trophy," Wilson said, "it will be necessary to hold at least one more event after the basketball game. If the president will give his permission, then the next contest will be staged in the form of a campus night." In the event that the permission is not granted, the two classes will vie in a soft ball game to be played at Loy#la stadium. Social Heads List Of Future Events For Commerce Unit Club Makes Plans for Talks By Prominent Guest Speakers "The Commerce club will, in the second semester, elaborate only slightly on its policy adopted at the start of this scholastic year," stated Wallace Treme, president, Wednesday. Early in February a social, in the form of a house party will be given in the ball room at the home of Ivor Trapolin, member of the club, according to Charles Peck, head of the social committee. "In the future, membership to the Commerce club will be invitational," Treme announced. "Only students with better than average scholastic standings who are interested in commerce, will be asked to join the group." The organization will hold its next regular meeting Monday night, January 31. Fr. Gaudin Delivers Invocation Opening Harris Investiture The Very Rev. Harold A. Gaudin, S.J., president of the university, delivered the invocation officially opening the ceremonies inaugurating Dr. Rufus C. Harris as 10th president of Tulane university, Tuesday night in Municipal auditorium. Dr. James T. Connor, dean of the school of law, was a representative of Loyola, in addition to Father Gaudin. Dr. Hugh Mercer Blain, chairman of the department of English at Loyola and professor of journalism, acted as delegate for Washington and Lee university of Virginia, of which he is a prominent alumnus. Twenty-two university and college presidents, in addition to delegates from approximately 150 other sohools of higher learning, as well as representatives of the state, city and federal governments, participated in the ceremonies, which began Sunday afternoon and were climaxed with the rites in Municipal auditorium. (Continued on page 4) LOYOLA-TULANE Should Loyola and Tulane meet in basketball? Read what the Sports Screen has to say about the suggestion on page 3. ORCHESTRA POLL BALLOT Name of Orchestra Student's Name College CONCERTS The first concert by the University Concerts association will be presented next Saturday, with members of the faculty featured.
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