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The Loyola Maroon Vol. XXXV Loyola University, New Orleans, La., Friday, December 6, 1957 No. 9 Twenty Acts Featured In 20th Annual Blue Key Talent Night Curtain Rises At 8:15 Tonight In Auditorium (See Photos, page 3) Twenty acts will headline Loyola's biggest show of the season, today at 8:15 p.m. in Municipal Auditorium, when Blue Key, national honor fraternity presents its 20th annual Talent Night. Included in the acts will be guest star performances by baritone Arthur Cosenza, director of the Loyola opera work- shop, and the Mambo Kings, a Latin-American instrumental group, which took last year's group competition honors. A highlight of the show will be the presentation of Margaret Blades, Campus Queen, and her court, consisting of: Ursula Gremillion, Olga Seiferth, Camille Tamborello, Sandra Luscy, Sue Tosca, and Jerlyn Cavaliere. The proceeds of the show, states Henry Laßocca, program chairman, will be put into a campus improvement fund. Directing production are Marcel Garsaud, general chairman; Frederick Veters, business manager; Patrick McGinty, stage manager; Louis Maumus, program chairman; Paul Hatrel and Donald McSpadden, program committee; and Curtis Rome, chairman of the auditions committee and Henry La- Rocca, publicity chairman. Acts participating in the show will include: In the individual class, Roy Carruba, trumpeter; Donald Franz, drummer; Anton Cangelosi, pianist; Teresa Sullivan, pianist; Patsy Webster, dancer; and Diane Coligan, monologue. Vocalists will be: Marie Federico, Jean Parker, John Salvaggio, Edward Skinner and Olga Seiferth. Group acts include: the BAEta-Tones, a vocal sextet; the LSL precision dancers; a trumpet trio composed of Roy Carubba, Gerry St. Amand, and Frank Mariano; and John Barrios and Gus Heingarten, magicians. The three skits are: Sigma Alpha Kappa, Beta Alpha Epsilon and a group from the college of pharmacy. Campus Capers, under the direction of music senior Bert Braud, will accompany all acts on the program.Tickets for Talent Night may still be obtained from Jesuit Church on Baronne Street, Werlein's Music Store, the business administration dean's office in Stallings Hall, the Loyola Barber Shop, or from any member of Blue Key. Xmas Drive Sponsored By LU Sodalities A Christmas drive, first major project of the newly formed Loyola Sodalities Union, began Tuesday. It will continue through next Friday. The drive aims at raising donations of non-perishable foods and money for poor New Orleans families.A goal of 25 cents and two articles of foodstuff from each student has been set, according to Larry McNamara, union president, who has urged student participation to fill a "definite need for charitable work here in our own city." "Donations are being accepted at a booth erected in the quadrangle and in receptacles placed in various campus buildings. Members of the sodalities from each of the university's schools and colleges will man the booth daily from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Letters asking the support of presidents of various organizations in promoting the project. "Only the support of every student can make the drive a success," McNamara noted. Food and money raised by the union will be turned over to local charity organizations for distribution, according to McNamara. Chemists To Hear Kendrick Wednesday Earl Kendrick of the petroleum division of Du Pont de Nemours Co., will address the Chemistry Club Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in C-2. Mr. Kendrick will speak on "A Brief Case for Business." Endowment Leaders Honored At Luncheon Further discussion of Loyola's Program of Progress, the president's message and awards to leaders in the endowment drive highlighted the annual alumni luncheon Wednesday in the St. Charles Hotel. Delivering the president's report in the absence of the Very Rev. W. Patrick Donnelly, S.J., the Rev. Aloysius B. 1 Goodspeed, S.J., Loyola treasurer, called the progress plan a "hercilean task" and urged each alumnus to act as a public relations man for the university in putting over the program. Father Donnelly was in Now York City attending a meeting of the Council on Financial Aid for education. The treasurer lauded Father Donnelly as a priest who "walks, eats, sleeps, thinks Loyola" and called him a leader capable of drawing the support necessary to make the $30 million plan a reality. After a brief resume of academic progress at the university. Father Goodspeed listed sources of financial aid totalling about $303,000 last year. Trophies were presented to representatives of the class of 1948 which donated the largest amount ($1707.fD9) and of the class of 1929 for eliciting the largest percentage of donations from its members (64.3 per cent) The drive this year added $20,625.22 from 1733 donors to the endowment fund, as compared with a total of roughly $14,000 from 1200 donors last year. Accepting the trophies for their classes were Hartley KingsmilL '48, and Harvey L. Strayhan, '29. Joseph F. Blasi, who chairmanned the drive, was presented a plaque for his services in boosting the drive. Other speakers included Joseph V. Bologna, Homecoming general chairman, Numa V. Bertel, luncheon chairman; Blasi, and William R. Hogan, alumni president. ROTC Slates Bonfire-Rally A bonfire will be the special pre-game attraction of the ROTC sponsored Loyola vs. Miami tilt Tuesday night—weather permitting. According to Cadet Colonel Ed Pesce, final word for the lighting of the fire will come from the New Orleans Fire Prevention Bureau after a thorough inspection of the materials and location selected for the blaze. Adverse weather conditions such as wind or heavy fog will cancel plans. First such event in recent years, the rally will begin at 7:15 p.m. on the athletic field, Battle Group S-3 Jim Van Hof said. A pep rally led by the cheerleaders will be held at the site. Half-time activities for the game will feature the Pershing Rifles drill team commanded by Phil Carroll. Also at half-time Margaret Blades, A&S junior, will receive the regional sponsor award. ROTC cadets in uniform will occupy a special section of the Fieldhouse. $30 Million Progress Plans Revealed To Alumni Sunday LOYOLA'S CAMPUS IN 1974 will look like thi* model if the $15 million building program, announced Sunday »s part of the university's "Program of Progress," is completed on schedule. Existing buildings are shaded. The dormitories, student center-cafeteria and a science building, the location of which has not been announced, are slated for completion before 1962. Ball To Climax Homecoming Week Saturday night's Homecoming Ball from 9 p.m. till 1 a.m. in the Grand Ball Room of the Jung Hotel will climax Homecoming Week activities. Highlight of the ball will be the presentation of the 1937 Homecoming Queen, Margaret Blades, and her court of six maids. They will be escorted by members of the class of '32. Tickets are still available and may be obtained from the •■D------■»---------------« I Alumni Office for $2.50 each. Another event scheduled for tomorrow is the 25th Anniversary Class Reunion on the campus beginning with 8 a.m. Mass in Holy Name of Jesus Church, celebrated by the Rev. F. L. Janssen, S.J., formtr dean of men at Loyola who is now at Jesuit High School in Dallas. A breakfast in the Loyola cafeteria and a tour of the campus will follow the Mass. Members of the reunion class will return to the cafeteria at 6 p.m. for a cocktail party and a dinner and then proceed to the Homecoming Ball at which they will occupy honor tables. An Alumnae Party Sunday from 3 till 5 p.m. at 5624 St. Charles Ave. will close out the activities. Earlier in the week the Alumni attended a cocktail party, the Homecoming game and the Homecoming luncheon. Pre-game highlights last Monday included a motorcade and a building decoration contest. The trophy for the best decorated car in the motorcade in group competition went to Lambda Sigma Lambda service sorority. Thespians took second place honors. Frances Savlaggio, A&S freshman, won a blue ribbon for the only car entered in individual competition. Winners in the building contest were: first place—the college of music with their 9' wolf standing on a chest of snakes while a recording played a takeoff on "When the Saints (St. Mary's of San Antonio) Go Marching In;" second place—college of arts and science decorated by the Pep Club and financed by the evening division. Their theme was a replica of the Alamo with the slogan gan "Shake, Rattle and Roll." Three wolves were shaking, rattling and rolling snakes respectively.Judges for the cars were Dr. Raymond P. Witte, director of the evening, division; Coach Jim Harding, and Celia Lashley, Alumnae secretary. Building judges were Miss Rosalie Parrino, dean of women; Mr. Henry Asher, assistant director of public relations; and the Rev. Bernard A. Tonner, S.J., assistant dean of A&S. Democratic Club To Hear Tregle Dr. Joseph G. Tregle, professor of history, will discuss the "History of the Democratic Party" at a coffee party of the Student Democratic Association Sunday at 7 p.m. in the faculty room of the Loyola cafeteria. His speech will be the first in a series of Demo lectures sponsored by the organization, according to Gasper Schiro, president.State Representative Anthony C. Vesich of the sth Ward, a Loyola alumnus, will be a special guest. The next regular meeting of the group is scheduled for Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. in M-34. Social Work Field Theme Of Panel Opportunities in the field of social work will be the theme of the social work panel discussion before sociology students in room 41 of Marquette Hall at 11:10 a.m. Monday. Participants on the panel will include Mrs. Joyce Miller, chairman, a medical social worker at the Cerebral Palsy and Crippled Children's Hospital; Mr. George Saporito, psychiatric social worker from the Mental Health Association, and Mrs. H. R. Soboloff, medical social work supervisor at Charity Hospital. Construction, Endowment On Program A $30 million building and endowment "Program of Progress" for Loyola was announced Sunday by the Very Rev. W. Patrick Donnelly, S.J., university president. Speaking at the annual alumni breakfast opening Homecoming Week, Father Donnelly said the 15-year development plan, a result of an exhaustive survey by Loyola officials, consists of a $15 million building program and a $15 million endowment plan "to provide operating and maintenance expenses, salary increases, pension and retirement plans for faculty and scholarship aid for worthy students." The president said this "Program of Progress for Loyola University" is a projection of the university's hopes, dreams and plans for coming generations. Father Donnelly said the program will be financed on a broad basis through a number of means, possibly including government loans, and gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations. New buildings planned for the next 15 years are: Two men's dormitories, accommodating 400 students each; women's dormitory, housing 200; student center-cafeteria; physics-chemistry buildings; biology-medical technology building; new buildings for the school of law, college of business administration and college of pharmacy, and extensive remodeling of the school of dentistry building. Also a comraunicationi building, fine art* building, housing the college of music and art and drama departments, including a little theater; new building for the graduate school; additions to the faculty residence and the university library; ROTC building and maintenance and central utilities buildings. The building program will proceed in two stages. The first will end in 1962 as Loyola celebrates its 50th anniversary as a chartered university. Major construction during this period, according Plan Magazine For Students Steps are being taken toward formation of a student literary magazine at Loyola, according to Mr. William Gordon, instructor of English. Mr. Gordon said that a meeting will be held Monday at 4 p.m. in the student lounge for all students interested in writing poetry, short stories, criticisms and similar articles for the as yet unnamed magazine. "The magazine will be generally concerned with humanity," he said, "but above all it will stress creative wprk in poetry and fiction."Plans for the meeting include selection of an editorial board to which students will submit their manuscripts for approval. The first edition should be published sometime in February or March, he said. Literary magazines are nothing new to colleges," he said. "All the other Jesuit universities have them as do most other schools across the country." (See PROGRESS, page 6) FR. TWOMEY TO SPEAK The Rev. Louis J. Twomey, S.J., director of the Institute of Industrial Relations, will speak at a meeting of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans tomorrow on "Positive Means To Cure Juvenile Delinquency."
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