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The Loyals Maroon Vol. XLIII Loyola University, New Orleans, La., Friday, Dec. 9, 1966 No. 9 Noted Economist To Speak Thurs.; BA Lecture Spotlights Dr. Hoover By TEDDY WELGOSS Dr. Calvin B. Hoover, professor of economics at Duke University, will speak on "The U.S. Economy and Foreign Policy" Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Rooms 2A, B, and C of Danna Center. His talk, part of the distinguished Economic Lect- ure series, is sponsored by the College of Business Administration under a grant from The Texas Educational Foundation. Dr. Hoover's latest book, "Memoirs of Capitalism, Communism, and Nazism" was published in 1965. His other books include: "Germany Enters the Third Reich", "The Impact of Federal Policies on the Economy of the South", and "The Economy, Liberty, and the State". In his career as an author, economist, and public servant, he has observed and kept records of the development of the economic and political systems of Soviet Russia, Nazi Germany, the U.S. and Western Europe. Dr. Hoover has been an economic professor for 39 years and was the first Southern economist to be elected both president of the Southern Economic Association and the American Economic Association.His public works have included serving in government appointments under the RooseveltRoosevelt and Truman administrations. In 1946 he was awarded the U.S. Medal of Freedom. Hoover was bestowed an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Columbia University and also Monmouth College. He served in the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I and fought in the battles of St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne. Dr. Hoover is a Phi Beta Kappa received his AB degree from Monmouth College in Illinois, and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. He has taught at the University of Minnesota and was awarded a social science research grant in Russia in 1929- 30. Other positions Dr. Hoover had held are: Consultant to the National Resources Planning Board, economic adviser U.S. Group Control Commission in Germany in 1945, and a member of the President's Committee on Foreign Aid in 1947. Writings by Hoover include: "Economic Life of Soviet Russia," 1931, Dictators and Democracies, 1937; International Trade and Domestic Employment, and Economic Resources and Policies of the South. Dr. Karl E. Ashburn, professor of economics and finance at Loyola, is the director of the Distinguished Economic Lecture series here. There is no admission charge for the lecture, which is open to students, faculty, and the general public. Dr. Calvin B. Hoover Grads Meet For Homecoming; Dance Scheduled For Tonight Alumni of Loyola University were re-acquainted for three days at the annual Homecoming celebration, Dec. 8-10. Homecoming week was officially opened with Mass and Communion at Holy Name of Jesus Church, Thursday, Dec. 8, at 8 a.m. The traditional alumni Mass was celebrated by the Very Rev. Homer R. Jolley, S.J., university president. The Rev. M. V. Jarreau delivered the sermon. Following the Mass, alumni attended a luncheon in the Pavillion Room of the Jung Hotel. Father Jolley addressed the guests concerning the present status of the university. Yesterday evening a cocktail party served as a social gettogether for members in good standing of the Alumni Association.An all-university Golden Jubilee Alumni Convocation today honored the 50-year graduates of the Class of 1916. Members of the Homecoming Court were escorted by members of that class. Leon Sarpy, New Orleans attorney and member of the Loyola Board of Regents, was chief speaker. Plaques were presented to the "golden graduates". All alumni are invited to Loyola's Day at the Races, 1-5 p.m. this afternoon at the Fairgrounds. Homecoming Court Queen Sally Droppelman will present flowers to the winner of the feature race. At 7:45 p.m. tonight, the Loyola Wolf pack will meet the Louisiana State University Tigers in the Homecoming game in the Fieldhouse. The Pershing Rifle squad will open the ceremonies with an exhibition. The Homecoming Court will be officially presented, accompanied by the various presidents of ulumni organizations. Percy Sitges, former past president of the Alumni Association and member of the Golden Jubilee Alumni, will present flowers to Miss Droppelman. A student Homecoming Dance will take place after the game in the A la Carte dining room of Danna Center from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. "The Better Half Dozen" will entertain. Tomorrow the Class of 1941 will have its 25th Anniversary Reunion. Activities begin with Mass at Thomas Hall at 8:30 a.m. After Mass, alumni will participate in a breakfast, campus tour, reception, and dinner. The three day Homecoming celebration will come to an end with the Homecoming Ball in Danna Center. Members of the 25th Anniversary class will escort the Homecoming Court. Music will be provided by the "Maestros". The Ball will begin at 9 p.m., and a breakfast will follow at 1 a.m. Calendar of Events FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9 Homecoming Game 7:45, Loyola vs. L.S.U. Homecoming Dance 10-1; Featuring "The Better Half Dozen" SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10 A.P.O. Movie, "None But the Brave" SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11 Loyola-L.S.U.NO Football game Christmas, Great Society—Talent Nite Spice By FERREL GUILLORY and RICK LIND Blue Key or Peace Corps? ... Theta Phi Alpha's Connie Fisher, standing, appears to be giving Ann Zimorski the "Me Jane, You Tarzan" line, in the sorority's skit, Catch Him If You Can. The skit was judged as the best in the variety competition in this year's Blue Key Talent Nite. By winning the award, Upsilon Beta Lambda fraternity's five year reign on the variety category came to a close. The Great Society, rag time, parking problems, folk songs, sprinkled with a little Christmas snow, all played a part in the three-hour extravaganza called Blue Key Talent Night. Held Saturday night before a capacity crowd in the Fieldhouse, the 29th annual display of Loyola's entertaining prowess proved that a snazzy band, the story of girl catching boy and censorship can delight such a congregation as students, kids and parents that interrupted the show on numerous occassions with applause. Theta Phi Alpha took first place in the variety acts, breaking Upsilon Beta Lambda's chain of four consecutive past wins. Their skit, "Catch Him If You Can" depicted two modern coeds, Genevieve Dellgallo and Karla Vulliet, looking back in history to note how the women of the past, Connie Fisher, Kathy Green, and Jeannie Conner, caught their men. Upsilon Beta Lambda captured second prize with "Nanny of the North" a skit showing the takeover of the North Pole by Mary Poppins ousting Santa Claus. Third place in variety went to Tri Sig with its version of "Gee, Officer Tessie", a skit satirizing the two-hour parking problem at Loyola. Chuck Cavet, Evening Division freshman, captured top honors in the individual competion with his vocal rendition of "Satin Doll" and "I Only Miss Her When I Think Of Her". Music Senior Judith Ann Fisher won second place singing "Musetta's Waltz" from La Boheme. Third prize went to A&S freshman John Colwell with his version of a news interview about England's "Great Train Robbery". First place in the Group competition went to the Prolifically Pretentious Philharmonic Precepters and Marching Society. Their musical rendition of "Mame," "If You Knew Suzie," and "Happy Days Are Here Again" pushed "Can- Can" by Les Jeunes Filles into second place. The Hollinshed Singers won third prize with "When The Ship Comes In" and "There is a Ship". Law School players received the loudest acclaim With their tableau explaining their original skit was censored. Blue Key President Robert Caswell, who was master of ceremonies, said after the show that the players were left in the show because they had passed the audition. Caswell said he was satisfied with their presentation. Bob Perez, stage manager, said the show lacked some polish because there was only one night of dress rehearsal. However Caswell called it the best he has seen in the four years he has worked with Blue Key. Judges for Talent Night included Dick Bruce, local radio personality, Dr. John Corrington, head of the Loyola English Department, and Howard Jacobs, local columnist for the States-Item. Jerry and Don Marshall, former Talent Nite winners and now prominent performing singers, made a special guest appearance. The Loyola Stage Band provided the music under the direction of Mr. Joseph Hebert. The Homecoming Court was presented with Campus Queen Sally Droppelman and her maids: Diane David, Janie Maher, Mary Susan Breaud, Mary Ann Sterck, Cheri Weil and Audrey Coleman. The queen and her court, elected by the student body, were presented by Robert Caswell, president of Blue Key. Miss Droppelman was crowned on stage by Margaret Cloutier, last year's queen.
|Masthead||The Maroon Vol. 43 No. 9|
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