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THE MAROON Volume XV Z-257 LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, NEW ORLEANS, FRIDAY, MAY 20, 1938 No. 34 BLUE KEY ELECTS 12 MEMBERS National Honorary Service Frat Names Ten Students, Two Professional Leaders Dean McCloskey, Dr. C Walter Mattingly • Chosen; Maroon Staff Places Six On Active List Two honorary and ten active pledges of the Loyola University of the South chapter of the Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, following the acknowledgment of approval from national headquarters, were announced yesterday by John J. McCann, president of the local group. The two honorary pledgees are Dr. C. Walter Mattingly, prominent local physician, and Mr. John F. McCloskey, dean of the college of pharmacy of Loyola university. Those men who were elected to the active chapter are James E. Brown, senior arts and sciences; Clay J. Calhoun, senior arts and sciences; C. Fenner Hodgins, Jr., junior arts and sciences; Harold ID. Juge, senior arts and sciences; Carl M. McMurry, senior arts and sciences (night division); Julius M. Meyer, senior arts and sciences; Robert F. Morrow, senior arts and sciences; Henry A. Pardo, sophomore arts and sciences, John F. Screen, senior arts and sciences, and O. Jack Smythe, junior arts and sciences. Election to honorary membership in Blue Key is based on service to the institution in which the chapter is founded, with the requirement that the person selected be a prominent citizen of his state. Election to active membership is based on outstanding leadership, unselfish service and deeprooted loyalty to the college or university in which Blue Key establishes a chapter. Furthermore, the student selected must have maintained an average in excess of the all men's scholastic average of the university. Tapping Next Week The tapping ceremony, symbolic of pledgeship to the fraternity, will take place on Saturday, May 28, between the main and rebuttal argumentation of the annual Com, mencement Week debate between j representatives of the Edward Douglass White Society and the Chief Justice Charles A. O'Niell Debating Council. This will be held in the Holy Name auditorium, and is required for the active pledges only. The formal initiation into honorary and active membership will i be held in the Tyrolean Bom of ■ Kolb's restaurant on Tupml}. /. May I 31, at 7 p.m., at the annual banquet of the local cha, . ■ Pel (Continued on pag« 1) THESE MEN SERVED LOYOLA The newly elected active members of Blue Key, all students in the 1 college of arts and sciences, and six of whom are on the staff of The Maroon, are left to right, top, C. Fenner Hodgins, Jr., Carl McMurry, Henry Pardo, James E. Brown; middle, Robert F. Morrow and O. Jack Smythe; bottom, Clay J. Calhoun, Harold Juge, John F. Screen, and Julius Meyer. They will receive their keys of membership at the | banquet set for May 31. The above.students were selected for service j rendered in the interest of Loyola. Charlie Fisher To Play At 2nd Gym Jam Tonite L Floor Show Scheduled For Event; Limit Invites I To Students The second Gym Jam of the year, and incidentally, the second within this wejek, will be held tonight in the university gymnasium, with Charlie Fisher and his Student Swingsters furnishing dance I rhythms from 8 till 12 p.m. ' A floor show featuring only campus talent will occupy the spotlight at tonight's gathering of IxDyol« students. Invitations issued through the office of the Rev. L F. L. Jtnssen, S.J., director of exfctracuri cular activities, were lim- Hited to students of the university "and th»jr dates. Siifce only 100 couples and 100 stag nvitations were issued, there (is evfy assurance that the gym will ict be crowded, Father Jans•ennaid Monday. Students are _ ;d to dress collegiate for the affa. " Tlr' d 'he first Gym Jam, staged Sun "■ between the hours of 4 and Im. was pronounced a success (l-omoters, although the crowd not as big as was expected, er and his orchestra also play- Lr this occasion. Bright coluid flashy suits dazzled the Ks the students and their Bfeafly went collegiate in B/le'"of dress. B added attraction of the ■how and the fact that night ■ usually go off better pofnt Kig time m the old gym to- Senior Coeds To Be Guests At Rush Party Alumnae Association To Hold Annual Function Tomorrow Combining their annual function with a rush party for the senior co-eds, the Loyola Alumnae association will hold a banquet tomorrow night at 7:30 in Kolb's restaurant. The group will introduce something new in banquets, as there will be no speakers, "We feel that no one is interested in speeches in this form of social," said Miss Fannie Fitzwilliam, president, "so we are innovating this system." Present at the affair will be: the Very Rev. Harold A. Gaudin, S.J., university president; the Rev. Percy A. Roy, S.J., chaplain of the association; Rev. Francis L. Janssen, S.J., Rev. Godfrey Cook, S.J., Rev. Eugene O'Connor, S.J. "We might call on Father Gaudin to say something, but not in the regular form used at banquets," Miss Fitzwilliam also said. Members of the larangements committee for the* affair are: Misses Florence Iraauvin, chairman, Shirley Van Pelt, Louise Castell, Nano Quaid, Helen Rey, Helen Gillcip'e, Rita Carey, Marie Celeste Godefler and Claire Oriol. Activities Fill Commencement Week Program University Graduating Class Largest in School's History The largest graduating class in the history of the university was predicted this week as final plans for the commencement week program were being completed. A total of 202 candidates are expected to receive their diplomas Monday, May 30, in the Municipal auditorium. A complete list of the candidates will be released in the near future, according to Miss Margaret Carey, registrar. Speaker at the commencement exercises will be the Honorable Daniel C. Roper, United States secretary of commerce. The Very Rev. Monsignor Wendelin J. Nold, of Dallas, Texas, will deliver the sermon at the baccalaureate services to be held Sunday, May 29, in the McDermott Memorial church on the campus. The pre-commencement program will open this Sunday with the Thespian production, "I Want a Policeman," to be presented at 8 p.m. in Holy Name auditorium. Sponsored by the Alumni association, the play will star Iris Mae Frisch and Joe Miranne. All intramural awards won (Continued on page 4) Elect Seniors At Dominican Violet Mae Leßlanc Heads Class; Marguerite Ayala Named DKP Prexy Violet Mae Leßlanc, junior arts and sciences student at St. Mary's Dominican college, was elected president of the senior class for next term, Friday in the college assembly hall. She succeeds Marguerite Casteix, who will be graduated in June. Other officers elected at the meeting of the present junior class were: Imelda Schneckenburger, vice-president; Mona Drez, secretary, and Leona Galatoire, treasurer. All are residents of New Orleans with the exception of Miss Leßlanc, who is from Smoke Bend, Louisiana. Marguerite Ayala, junior arts, (Continued on page 3) Closing Banquet Is Set By Kells Members of Kells Odontogial society, national honorary dental group, will gather at the Galatoire's restaurant Wednesday evening at 6:30 o'clock for their last banquet before the close of the school year. Dr. Prescott Smith, prominent alumnus of the Loyola school ofy dentistry, will be the principal speaker of the evening, ,-ccording to J. Wells Young, Jr., president. Dr. A. C. Broussard, meiiber of the faculty, will act as toaxtmaster for the occasion. Senior grads will be awarded diplomas of membership in the organization, it was also announced by Young. / Thespian Cast To Ring Down Curtain Sunday Miranne And Frisch Star In 'I Want A Policeman'I Want a Policeman, a threeact mystery comedy, with Joseph Miranne, sophomore arts and sciences student in the leading role, will be presented by the Thespians, Sunday, May 22, at 8:15 p.m. in Holy Name Auditorium. Carrying the feminine lead in this mysterious laughable comedy will be Iris Mae Frisch, senior music student of the Loyola Conservatory of Music. Supporting roles will be played by Bob Lacey, Helen D'Antoni, George Medaille, Andrew Williams, Catherine Bourg, Julius Meyer, Eddy O'Dwyer, Eddy Melton, Rudy O'Dwyer, Joseph Henderson and Iva Trorpolin. The scenes of the play depict .the living room of John Davidson. (Medaille) and the bedrooms in the same house. Fern Davidson (Miss Frisch) ex- Broadway actress, marries eccentric John Davidson. Davidson is murdered. Fern and the undertaker, Semple, (Henderson) find themselves enmeshed in the dread net of suspicion due to chance happenings which point to their •guilt. Events are found in every scene ; that make the play as thrilling as it is interesting. Comedy roles by Dereries (Melton), hero with Lady Breen (Miss D'Antoni), relieve the tension of the play. Love affairs between Fern and Alfonso (Miranne), Elauane (Miss Bourg) and Talbot (Meyer), are worked (Continued on page 3) President, Dean Address Group The Very Rev. Harold A. Gaudin, S.J., president of the university, will be guest speaker at the opening program of the annual convention of the Louisiana State Pharmaceutical association Tuesday night at the Roosevelt hotel, it was announced this week. Speaking the second night of the convention will be Mr. John F. McCloskey, dean of the college of pharmacy, who will make four reports to the association. He will also comment on two basic pharmaceutical books and discuss various problems of the profession. Members of the senior pharmacy class held a banquet at Aγnaud's restaurant Wednesday night at 7 o'clock, and presented Dean McCloskey with a key as a parting gift. Others present were the Rev. Edward Cassidy, S. J.,, regent, Professor W. E. Doucet, Dr. John J. Grasser, Prof. J. P. Vaughn, and Dr. J. O. Weilbaecher.A pin bearing the initials A.Ph.A. and a retort and crucible in a raised circle has been adopted as the official design of the student branch of the American Pharmaceutical association, according to John F. Thompson, chairman of the committee in charge. Members will receive their pins within the next two weeks. J. Tregle New ASN President Joseph G. Tregle, Jr., junior aits and sciences, was elected president of Alpha Sigma Nu, national honor Jesuit scholastic society, at a meeting of the group, Tuesday night in Bobet hall. The other officers, elected to serve during the next school term, include Barney Wehner, junior dental, vice-president; Harold Ainsworth, junior law, secretary; and Wilbur Daspit, junior pharmacy, treasurer. James Scott Mathews, present secretary, who recently returned from the national convention of the society in St. Louis, read a report which he delivered at one of the sessions there. Distribute Ball Invites Monday Invitations and favors for the annual Junior-Senior ball, scheduled for Commencement Night in the Jung hotel, will be issued to all upperclassmen who have paid their dues beginning Monday morning, John F. Screen, chairman of the ball committee, announced this week. Students may obtain them from members of the committee in the lobby of Marquette hall. All juniors and seniors who have not paid their dues are urged to get in touch with their class officers and make arrangements for clearing up the indebtedness. The ball this year is exceeeding all expectations and promises to be one of the biggest social successes in the history of the Maroon and Gold institution, Screen revealed. HONORARY MEMBERS DEAN JOHN Iff. McCLjOSICEY DR. C. WAJ.TER MATTINGLY FINAL FLING . One of the busiest two week* n history awaits you beginning Monday. There are enough ac.ivities, both social and acalemic, to gladden the hearts of ill. Piad about it in the com■hcement program on page 1. INTRAMURAL Did you like the intramural athletic program this year? Well, you'll like it even more if you.attend the award night program Tuesday, when the awards in all sporti and events on the program will be made. See sports page.
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