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The Loyola Maroon Vol. XXXII, X-259 Loyola University, New Orleans, La., October 15, 1954 No. 3 '54 Homecoming Activities Begin Sunday, Nov. 28 Homecoming activities at Loyola begin Sunday, November 28 with the annual Mass and Communion breakfast on the campus, Cecilia Lashley, alumni secretary, announced.She also announced the appointment of M. Kent Lemarie, 1941 economics graduate, as general chairman of the 1954 Homecoming activities. The Mass will be celebrated in Holy Name Church at 8 a.m. and the Communion breakfast will follow in the University cafeteria. Chairman of the opening activities is Ivor Trapolin. That Sunday night the Alumni Association will host its active membership at a cocktail party from 5 p.m. through 7 p.m. in the Fieldhouse. Chairman is Lee C. Grevenberg. A harbor tour aboard the yacht Good Neighbor is slated for members of the alumnae Tuesday, November 30 at 2:30 p.m. The week of activities continues on Wednesday, December 1 with a luncheon at noon in the Beauregard Room of the St. Charles Hotel with Gerald A. Rault as chairman. The annual Homecoming ball— highlight of the back-to-the-campus activities—will be held Saturday, December 4 in the Fieldhouse. Co-chairmen of the event are Phil Schoen and William R. Hogan. The 1954 Homecoming Queen and her court will be introduced to the Alumni Association during the ball. Homecoming activities end with the Loyola - LaSalle basketball game on' Sunday, December 6 in the Fieldhouse. The game also will mark the dedication ceremonies for the new Fieldhouse. Chairman for the basketball contest is Daniel J. Lyons, a former alumni president and also a former basketball and football star for the Wolfpack. Additional committee members appointed by the alumni are Mrs. Marie Domingue*, alumnae president, decorations committee; Harold Lamy, invitations, and Parker Schneidau, publicity. Lemarie — the 1954 general chairman—served on three previous Homecoming committees: 1950 (co-chairman of invitations) ; 1951 (cocktail party); and 1952 (Homecoming Ball). Lemarie is a local life insurance underwriter. M. KENT LEMARIE Talent Night Set For Dec. 8 The 17th annual Blue Key Talent Night is set for Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Municipal Auditorium, according to Sam Mayes, Blue Key president. Mayes also released the roster of committeemen for the event. Show director, Mayes; coordinator, Lee Freeland; business manager, Dan Stapp; campus publicity, Larry Derbes; outside publicity, Tommy Dußos; auditorium cochairmen, Mayes and Tommy Haydel; stage manager, Ken Offan; corresponding chairman, Merlin Allen. Those who wish to enter Talent Night are again reminded that they may obtain audition forms in the Ecology lab, Bobet 122, Oct. 18 through 22, Monday through Friday between noon and 1 p.m. Anyone desiring information concerning Talent Night may check with Mayes, Freeland or Charlie Fuss from 12 to 1 p.m. on the above dates. 26 Coeds Pledged To BAE Sorority Twenty-six coeds were pledged to Beta Alpha Epsilon, social sorority for business, education and arts juniors and seniors, according to Dot Watkins, president. They are: Mary Ellen Ward, Sutie Hanemann, Evelyn Golden, Roeie Parrino, Marilyn Johnson, Vinca Carevich, Carole Breithoff, Sue Lagattuta, Joan Gravois, Beverly Miller, Mary Jane Blanchard, Louise Makofsky, Jalna Moak, Lucille Weyman, June Barrosse, Catherine Cumings, Ann Monti, Patsy Talbot, Mary Virginia Mumme, Vicki Nussell, Jean Riviere, Kathleen Krause, Tessie Lopez, Frances Hecker, Barbara Jas and Lois Najolia. A meeting for members only is scheduled today at 8 p.m. in the Dean's Conference Room. ROTC Sets Little Colonel Election Soon The annual election for the ROTC "Little Colonel" will be conducted during the drill period, Tuesday, Nov. 30, Lt. Col. Luther R. Rarth, Loyola PMS&T, announced. This election is sponsored each year by the ROTC unit, and cadets submit pictures of their f ivorite candidate. Votes are then cast by the entire ROTC Regiment at assembly, allowing each cadet to support his favorite. Upon election of the "Little Colonel," honorary candidates will represent the respective battalions and companies. At the social highlight of the year, the "Little Colonel" and her honorary staff will be presented officially at the ROTC Military Ball. Each young lady will be escorted by the commanding officer of the unit which they represent. The social event will be giv.en on December 15 at the Jung Hotel, and Frankie Mann and his orchestra will play for this year's dance. Sponsors last year were: Evangeline Molero, (Cadet Colonel); Joan Gravois (Ist battalion, Colonel); Elizabeth Hanford, (2nd Battalion, Colonel), Mary Ann Bartholomew, (Co. A, Major) ; Mary Ann Hoffman, (Co. 8., Major) ; Barbara Jas, (Co. C, Major) ; Joel Stephens, (Co. D, Major) ; and Jane Trepagnier, (Pershing Rifles). Music College Opens Concert Series Monday The Loyola college of music will inaugurate a series of concerts, featuring faculty members of the college and the University band, choir, brass ensemble, and woodwind ensemble. AH performances, except those of the band, will be held in Marquette Auditorium, admission free. The following is a program of the concerts. 1954 Oct. 18—Rosemary Rotolo, Soprano.Oct. 25—Ella de los Reyes, Elizabeth Schwarz, Adolph Abbenante, Chamber Music. Nov. B—Rudolph Patmagrian, Violinist. Nov. 22—Istvan Nadas, Pianist. Dec. 13—Ella de los Reyes, Elizabeth Schwarz, Adolph Abbenante, Chamber Music. 1955 Jan. 10—Loyola Concert Band, George Jansen, Conductor. Jan. 24—Ella de los Reyes, Elizabeth Schwarz, Adolph Abb«- nante, Chamber Music. Feb. 14—Mary Tortorich, Soprano.Feb. 28—Guy Bernard-Nettie Bernard, Two Piano Recital. Mar. 14—Orval Klopp, Pianist. Mar. 28 — Loyola Brass and Woodwind Ensembles. Apr. 11 — Eugie Passera and Elizabeth Schwarz, Two Piano Recital.Apr. 25—Istvan Nadas, Pianist. May 9—Loyola Concert Band, George Jansen, Conductor. May 23—Loyola Choir, Miguel Bernal, Conductor. Tracy Re-elected Pre-Law President Bob Tracy, A&S junior, was recently reelected president of the Pre-Law Club for the 1954-55 school term. Other officers are: Bernard Cox, vice-president; Joel Borello, secretary; Tommy Walshe and Jerry Choppin, program committee chairmen. 'Sales Problems' Topic Of Series Ralph H. Oakes, professor of marketing in the college of business administration, will conduct a series of round table discussions in sales management problems beginning Monday, October 25 in the dean's conference room. The discussions will be similar to a clinic with Professor Oakes as the co-ordinator. Approximately 20 members of the Sales Executive Council of New Orleans will attend the sessions. Co-chairmen of the discussion group are R. H. Smith, paint sales manager of the Pittsburgh » Plate Glass Co., and Joseph F. Beckman, district sales manager of the Signode Steel Strapping Co. Fontan Seeks Career In Criminal Law By KATHLEEN DOWLING 17-Year-Old Blind Student Here An eventual dream of being a first rate criminal lawyer and servarjt of the people inspired that "winning spirit" so much a part of Larry Fontan, a 17-yearold freshman, blind since birth. A wit in the true sense of the word, Larry could chase the blues from anyone. He reads and writes in braille which he learned by necessity at a very early age, and says, "In a pinch, it could be mastered in about two months." Larry explained that the way he took notes in braille was to put a piece of paper between a metal sheet and form letters by making perforations in the paper with a stylus, a small pointed instrument.The letters are written from right to left, thus enabling him to read the notes forward when be turns the paper around. "Most of my quizzes are taken orally," Larry continued, "but my exams will probably have to be dictated." Right now he is looking for someone, preferably in law, to read to him, and grins that "Until such time, my father is filling in most capably." When asked why he decided to EXHIBITING THE DETERMINATION and gusto with which he "hit* hi* book*," LARRY FONTAN, blind prelaw student, tackle* a radio repair job. Larry, who read* and write* in braille, looks forward to the challenge offered by the mtudy of law. University's Moot Court Team Enters Regional Trials At LSU MOOT COURT TEAM . . . JOHN OLIVIER of the day school, DONALD ORGAN and JAMES P. CONNICK, JR. of Evening Division (left to right) will represent the law school in Loyola's initial appearance at the regional Moot Court Trials sponsored by the LSU law school in Baton Rouge on Not. 12 and 13. University To Host High School Students in UN Assembly Here The date of the "junior" United Nations General Assembly, sponsored by the International Relations Club, has been changed to October 30 at 2 p.m. in the Fieldhouse, according to Tommy Walshe, club president. Walshe said the meeting will follow the same procedure as that of the General Assembly with approximately 20 private and public high schools from Orleans, St. Bernard and Jefferson pari.shes participating in the event. Each school will appoint a permanent delegation of five students headed by a chief representative who will have voting power. The IRC, which is the supervisory agent for the Assembly, plans to sponsor nine monthly meetings throughout the school year in which an international issue will be discussed. Each school represented will choose one of five possible solutions or "points of view" to the problem, Walshe said. Two weeks before each meeting the participating high school* will receive a study •heet on the problem! to be discussed and the five solutions offered. The schools will represent separate "nations" in the junior assembly's discussions. At the end of each meeting the delegates will resolve one of the five solutions to the problem in question by a two-thirds majority of those present, as in the UN. Walshe said the purpose of the Assembly is to understand other countries' points of view through debate, discussion and resolving of international problems and thus come closer to world peace. In case all delegations select the same solution, Walshe added, university club members will sit in as "dissenters" to create controversy.Local citizen! will be invited to join a panel of judges to rate schools participating in the project. The groups backing a winning solution will be awarded credit points, and the highest ranking school will be recognized at the year's end. As of Wednesday the following high schools have accepted membership in the Assembly: Sacred Heart Academy, Ursuline Academy, Mount Carmel High School, St. Aloysius High School, De La Salic High School, St. Joseph's Academy, Holy Name of Jesus Closed Retreat Deadline Set November 1 has been let a» the deadline for signing up for closed retreats, the Rev. Sam H. Ray, University chaplain, announced.These retreats scheduled for men are: Manresa, January 13- 16 and February 10-13; Grand Coteau, March 3-6; and Bay St. Louis, for law students. Those scheduled for ladies are Lafayette, December 10; Ursuline, February 25; and Sacred Heart, March 4-6. Retreatants may sign up in Father Ray's office on the third floor of Marquette Hall. BA Convocation To Feature Film "The Story of Colonel Drake," a technicolor film, will be featured at the first business administration convocation Thursday at 9:10 a.m. in Marquette Auditorium.The movie, which traces the history of the petroleum industry from the first discovery of oil in Pennsylvania by Colonel Drake to the present day, will be shown in observance of "Oil Progress Week." Attendance by all business administration students is compulsory, Dean Henry J. Engler, announced.Loyola Meets SMU Squad November 12 A moot court team representing Loyola's law school will enter the regional moot court trials sponsored by LSU law school in Baton Rouge on November 12-13. Donald Organ and James P. Connick, Jr. of the Evening Division and John Olivier of the day school will represent the law school in Loyola's initial appearance at the regional trials. The team, sponsored by the Student Bar Association, will be composed of Organ and Oliver with Connick as the alternate. Connick will also help with research work. The case to be argued is an appeal by a labor union to the U. S. Supreme Court: The employees of a retail television store had voted unanimously against joining the union, but the union had continued picketing. The store had an injunction granted to restrain the picketing. The union will iryM tl function should be lit'u1-,.. Loyola wD,! repre «m tne re•pon ' ...» (the T\ •tore) and will argue against Southern Methodist University of Dallas who will represent the petitioners (the labor union). Loyola must be prepared to argue both sides. Besides Loyola, other schools in the regional trials will be LSU, the University of Texas, SMU, the University of Houston, Tulane and the University of Oklahoma. The winners of the regional trials will go to the fifth annual national moot court competition in New Yort, sponsored by the bar of New York City. The team was selected by the faculty of the law school on the basis of research and ability. Olivier received his B.S. degree from Spring Hill College and is president of the law school. He is also tribune of Delta Theta Phi, and prefect of St. Ives sodality. Connick received a BBA from Loyola, is a member of Blue Key and the St. Thomas More law fraternity and is a court crier in the Federal Court of Appeals of the fifth circuit. Organ attends Evening Division classes and is the claim supervisor for a local insurance company. Fr. Donnelly Speaks At Centennial Event The Very Rev. W. Patrick Donnelly, S.J., University president, waa the principal speaker at a banquet honoring the centennial of the founding of St. Stanislaus College Sunday at Bay St. Louis. The banquet followed a Pontifical High Mass which was attended by some 300 people. Bishop Grecco of Mississippi addressed the congregation. (Sue FONTAN, page 6) (See UN, page 6) Get Your Maroon Subscription! It's now or never if you want to get your Maroon mailed to your home. For the past three weeks students have been asked to fill in their subscription blanks. If you don't have one in The Maroon office by Tuesday at 5 p.m. you propably won't see a Maroon the rest of the year. After this week there will be no campus distribution on Friday. The only ones to receive the paper on the campus will be members of the faculty and staff. University officials want The Maroon in the student's homes and that's the reason why they are mailed. Out-of-town students must have their Maroon mailed to their New Orleans' address and not to their home address. Of course, if they want to pay an extra $2 for a second subscription—will be done! The students in the Ranch Houses must fill out cards also. Thus if a full-time, regular student doet not receive his Maroon in the mail this week, drop over to The Maroon office and fill out a card—PRONTO! Students on a part-time basis, in the graduate division, and in the Evening Division are not eligible for the regular Maroon subscription.
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