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The Loyola Maroon Vol. XXXI, X-259 Loyola University, New Orleans, La., March 12, 1954 No. 19 'Farrar Senate' Wins Moot Trial Competition in the 12th annual moot trial on appeal, sponsored by the supreme courtroom of the civil district court building, accordng to Marcus Broussard, Jr., chairman of arrange- The team represented the Farrar Senate of Delta Theta Phi, national law fraternity and formed the counsel for the respondent. Pascal Calogero and Michael O'Keefe, represent-) ing the St. Thomas More Lawl Club, formed the counsel for the petitioners. The case argued concerned a constitutional question: "Can a school fire a faculty member for invoking the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination?"The point of law involved in the case was not decided upon. The winners were judged on the basis of preparation, briefs, presentation, and their ability to 'think on their feet." ' Justice Frank W. Hawthorne, an associate justice of the Louisiana supreme court, presided as chief justice in the place of Chief Justice John B. Fournet of the state supreme court who was unable to attend. It is the tradition of the trial to choose two New Orleans graduates of Loyola's school of law as associate justices. Howard Lenfant and Edward Estalot of the law class of 1928 were chosen. In former years, the trial has been sponsored directly by the faculty. This year's competition marks the first to be handled directly by the Student Bar Association and indirectly by the faculty. The names of the participants, with the winners designated, will be engraved on the silver plaque in the law school library. EYEING THE PLAQUE awarded to the winner of the annual Moot Court Trial competition are collegues WILLIAM NELSON, left, and OSWALDO RAMIREZ. On March 5, they contested the question, "Can A School Fire a Faculty Member for Invoking the Privilege Against Self-incrimination?" Pack Wished Luck Almost 300 student* plus the faculty members signed a telegram wishing the Wolfpack good luck on their game with Notre Dame in the NCAA tournament. Each student donated 10 cents to pay for the telegram, which was over 500 words long. The telegram was the idea of Mr. John Varnado, cafeteria manager, and Dusty Welsh, A&S senior. Backers of the Pack were on hand to welcome the team home. The players were met at the new Union station Thursday, at 9:30 a.m. Group To Hold Interracial Day Here Sunday The annual SERINCO Interracial Day will be held on Loyola's campus Sunday. Sponsored by the Southeastern Regional Interracial Commission of the National Federation of Catholic College Students, the program will begin with Mass in Marquette Auditorium at 8 a.m. followed by breakfast in the cafeteria.The first of ten panel discussions will begin at 9:30 a.m. in one of the classrooms. All discussions will be based on topics vital to the race question. Featured as guest speaker will be Mr. Clarence Laws, editor of the Louisiana Weekly, who will speak at 10:40 a.m. Other speakers include professional men and members of the clergy who will discuss such topics as "The Moral Implications of Prejudice and Discrimination," and "The Industrial Effects of Segregation." A high school art contest and a high school essay contest will also be featured in Interracial Day. Winners will receive trophies.Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament will be celebrated at 12:45 p.m. The Southeastern Regional Interracial Commission includes Dominican College, Sacred Heart College in Grand Coteau, and Loyola and Xavier Universities. Library Display In honor of St. Thomas Aquinas' feast day on March 7, various books written by him as well as books about him are exhibited in, the library display. A rare 1588 edition of Summa Theologica is the oldest on display, Mr. James Dyson, librarian, announced. Touring Statue Visits Loyola The pilgrim virgin statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be on Loyola's campus Thursday, March 25, the feast of the Annunciation, according to the Rev. Sam Hill Ray, S.J., director of sodalities. The statue will be escorted by sodality prefects to Holy Name of Jesus Church at 12 noon. There will be no procession. Students will go directly to Holy Name Church to honor the statue. Members of the campus sodalities will distribute booklets entitled, "Fatima and You" at the door of the church. All campus organizations are invited to attend in a body, Father Ray said. Barnett Gets 'Pilate' Lead; Play Set For Holy Week the next Thespian production, "Pilate," Leo C. Zinser, director, announced. The Passion Play, written and directed by Mr. Zinser, will feature incidental music written especially for it by Dr. Miguel Bernal, dean of the college of music. Others in the cast include: Ted Pfister, A&S junior, as Glaucus: Melvin Graziano, BA senior, as Gentus; Anna Copponex, music senior, as Procla; Claude Riche, A&S senior, as Joseph of Arimathea; and Richard Celentano, BA sophomore, and Richard Smith, A&S senior, as the The cast, with the exception of Barnett, it the same at that of last year's production. "There's no need to break up a winning combination," Mr. Zinser added. The play, which is being produced for the third consecutive year, will run from Monday through Friday of Passion Week at Jesuit High School Auditorium. Night performances will begin at 8:15, and three matinees for high school students will be held on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 3 p.m. Admission for the night performances is $1 for adults, 75c for students. To assume larger audiences, the dramatic club offers the following alternative arrangements to any approved organization, the Rev. Homer R. Jolley, S.J., 1.) Receive blocks of tickets to the night performances on consignment, to be sold at the full price of $1 and 75c, 20% of this to be kept by the organization, the rest to be paid to Thespians. 2.) Buy blocks of tickets from Thespians outright, at a discount of 30%.. These can then be sold by the organization for the full price at its discretion. Tickets under either of these plans may be obtained by writing to Ken Offan, Thespian president, I P. O. Box 82, Loyola University, New Orleans 18, La., or by con- | tacting him at FR. 7953. Mr. Zinser added that minor roles of the Blessed Mother, Mary Magdalen, the centurion, and three servants have not been cast yet. »-« Honor Group Briefs Seniors Members of Cardinal Key, national honorary sorority, recently addressed senior coeds in two Catholic high schools in the city. Betty Talbot, Ola Morgan, Betty Hanford, Miss Mary Lou Suhor, moderator, and Miss Joan Barrios, dean of women and faculty member of Cardinal Key, spoke yesterday to the senior class at Ursuline Academy. Members spoke on the curriculum, extracurricular, religious, and sports activities at Loyola. Wednesday evening seniors at Holy Angels Academy heard Joy Landry, Evangeline Molero, Bessie Corso, Miss Suhor, and Miss Barrios. Other members will address the two senior classes of Holy Name High School Tuesday. A tentative talk for an "intracoattal" high school day i* scheduled by Bessie Corso. She will speak on college campus life at Biloxi, Miss. The annual High School Day at Loyola has been re-scheduled for April 22. Members have set April 14 for their annual spaghetti dinner. Verna Satterlee is chairman for the drafting of a campus constitution. On the committee are Anna Copponex and Jane Suhor. Student Council To Recharter Campus Groups - - Landrieu The Student Council has formed plans for the rechartering of every organization on the campus, Moon Landrieu, president, announced. The purpose of this plan is to eliminate from the campus those organizations which are failing to fulfill their purpose, or which are functioning improperly, Landrieu added. Every presently existing group will be required to complete a questionnaire, .giving such information as to its purpose, its need on the campus, and its activities conducted during the present school term. After completing the questionnaire, the organization is to fill in an application for recharter. "" The Student Council will then check all 'applications submitted. Those groups which have been functioning properly and in accordance with their purpose will be issued certificates of recharter, recognizing them as active campus organizations. Any group which has proved itself to be malfunctioning will be declared inactive and will be forbidden to hold any meetings or functions. The group, if /it still desires recognition as an active Cafe Java—10c! The nation-wide increase in the cost of the national drink, coffee, has finally struck the Loyola campus. Monday will be a blue one for coffee addicts as the price on cafe Java goes up to a dime. Students are urged to refrain from hurling brickbats at Mr. John Varnado—he had to do it! By Tuesday a pound of coffee will cost $1.14. "Everybody in the city is getting a dime for coffee now," he says. Bad weather in coffee-producing sections of the world plus over-indulgence in coffeedrinking sections are the reasons for the scarcity and high cost of the "black gold." The only way to break this monopoly is to stop drinking coffee and take to beer," expert Varnado says. organization, will be permitted to appear before the Council and state its reasons for malfunctioning. The Council will consider such situations and will act accordingly. APO Names Mayor As Honorary Member APO service fraternity presented Mayor deLesseps S. Morrison with a key and certificate of honorary membership, Tuesday, March 9 at his City Hall office, Dan Stapp, president, announced. The Very Rev. W. Patrick Donnelly, S.J., University President, and Dr. John G. Arnold, chairman of the biology department, were also presented with keys and certificates of honorary membership on Wednesday. Stapp also said that this was the first group of honorary members taken into the service fraternity. They were chosen on the basis of service to the fraternity, the University, and the community.The presentation was made by the staff and Thomas Dußos, vicepresident of APO. The scroll was signed by Henry W. Asher, Jr., moderator of the fraternity. HIS HONOR IS HONORED . . . DAN STAPP, president of APO present* a. certificate of honorary membership in the fraternity to Mayor DE LESSEPS S. MORRISON as THOMAS DuBOS, APO vice-president looks on. 4 Music Students In Local Roles Four students of the college of music are appearing on the local scene of music and the theatre. In this group are Lorraine Newsham, Donald Bernard, Claude Boudreaux, and Lee Sens. Lorraine and Don sang the Broommaker, in Humperdinck's roles of Hansel and Peter, in the opera "Hansel and Gretel." Lee performed in the same program in the ballet version of Ravel's "Bolero." The two performances were part of a program presented by NORD with the New Orleans Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Tuesday, at Jesuit High School Auditorium. Claude is playing the lead in the Community Theatre's presentation of "The Little Foxes" which began yesterday and is to run through Tuesday, with performances starting at 8:15 p.m. Evening Division Presents $3700 Toward Fulfillment Of Field House Assessment Thirty-seven hundred dollars for the Field House fund was presented by Frank Scorsone, president of, the Evening Division student committee, to the Rev. Edward A. Doyle, S.J., dean of faculties, at the Loyola-Spring Hill game's half-time interval. The contribution, though lacking $1800 of the total $5,500 Evening Division assessment, is largest cash presentation so far from any division of the University. Of the $3700, $502 came from Evening Division students and the rest was collected through appeals to businessmen throughout the city by Steve Scully, chairman of the Evening Division Field House drive. "This is but a part of the proceeds," Scully said, "and was presented at the game since the Spring Hill clash was the first game sponsored by the Evening Division. "However, I intend to continue soliciting until we reach the goal," he added. Outstanding among the amounts donated was $1,000 given by the Richards Foundation of New Orleans.Seats were donated by Mayor deLesseps S. Morrison and Senator F. Edward Hebert. Scully contacted approximately 8,000 businessmen and organizations and collected $3,138 from the plan. One hundred fifty-nine of the Evening Division students signed pledges in amounts from $l-$2O and 72 have honored their pledges so far. This is an approximate $8 average per student. The idea of contacting persons outside the University was Scully's own idea, according to Mrs. Sarah Witte and was in keeping with the suggestion of the Very Rev. W. Patrick Donnelly, S.J., President, who stated at the convocation opening the Universitywide Field House drive that "since Loyola contributes talent to the community then the University has a right to seek support from the community." Kaiser Heads New ROTC Association Cadet Joseph Kaiser has been elected first president of the newly formed Advanced Cadet Association and will serve in that capacity until the end of the semester. Cadet Roland Mestayer, Charles Unger, and Austin Balser were elected to the position of vicepresident, adjutant, and finance officer, respectively. Mestayer and Unger will hold office until the end of the current semester and Balser will serve until the end of the 1955 spring semester. The Association was founded on the suggestion of Lt. Col. Luther Barth, PMS&T, and will be run along the same lines as an Army Post Officers Club. "To provide a means through which a cadet may attain the social qualities befitting an officer of the United States Army" is the purpose of the Association as stated in the preamble. Active membership is confined and is compulsory for all advanced cadets enrolled in the University. Honorary members may be elected by a two-thirds majority vote of the active members. Drawn up on February 1 of this year, the constitution was approved in its entirety at the Association's last meeting. Two social functions a year will be presented by the organization, the cost of which will be provided b] the cadets' duos. Kaiser, an A&S enior, journalism student, and nprved as sports editor of The Maroon, during his junior year. Last somes ter, he was news editor of the student publication. He is a member of the "30" Club, the Provost Corps, and is a cadet major on the regimental staff. JOE KAISER 1 » Law School Dean To Write Column Mr. Antonio E. Papale, dean of the law school, has been invited to write the column, "Dean's Dicta," for the next issue of "The Student Lawyer," a publication of the American Law Students Association.In the column the dean will explain how "the quantity and quality of pre-legal education, the teaching of practical skills, and continuing legal education are some of the problems which the legal profession feels must be met and solved." Dean Papale recently returned from the Southern Regional Meetings of the American Bar Association held in Atlanta, Georgia, from the third to the sixth of March. Among the speakers who addressed the 1500 lawyers present were Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge and Senator John W. Brecker. Alumni Hear Fr. Chapman Progress in the spiritual life must develop .slowly, the Rev. Charles C. Chapman, S.J., chairman of the history department, said in his sermon at the quarterly Mass of the Loyola University Alumni Association Sunday in Holy Name of Jesus Church. "One should not launch out overnight to change the world," he said. He warned the graduates against waiting until "they have made a lot of money" before developing their spiritual powers, and urged "seek ye first the Kingdom of God and all these things will be added unto you." The Very Rev. W. Patrick Donnelly, S.J., president of the University, was celebrant of the Mass. Installation of the new officers immediately followed the Man at a breakfast in the Loyola cafeteria. After a report on last year's activities by former president, Daniel Lyons, the officers were sworn in by Judge John J. Wingrave of the juvenile court. » The officers are: Warren E. Mouledoux, 1948 graduate in business administration, president; Dr. Edward E. Levy, Jr., vicepresident; Mrs. Robert C. Kelleher, secretary; and Raymond E. Staub, treasurer. William V. Redmann was chairman of the event. *• BA Dean Addresses Educational Nifre Meet Dr. John V. Connor, dean of the college of business administration, addressed the annual Educational Night meeting of the New Orleans Chapter of the National Office Management Association Wednesday at La Louisiana Restaurant.His topic was "Contribution and Importance of College Training to the Business System in New Orleans." 'Jackpot' Goes To Fran Wagnon Frances Wagnon, med tech freshman, won the third "Back the Pack" jackpot sponsored by the Forward Club with a guess of 67-65 for the Loyola-Spring Hill game. Miss Wagnon, and Lucille Weyman with whom she was at first deadlocked, guessed in favor of Loyola. In a drawing conducted for the prizes Miss Wagnon won. Prizes for this, the final jackpot, include 15 gallons of gasoline, an Ascot cigarette lighter, and a stationery set. Winners of the first two "Back the Pack" jackpots were Crystal Seeber, A&S junior, and Tony Fernandez, A&S senior.
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