The Thresher (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, January 15, 1937 Page: 3 of 4
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 1937
THE RICE THRESHER
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That Jan Garber hat lost none of the
charm which earned for him the role
of featured violinist with the Philadel-
phia Symphony Orchestra while still in
his 'teens, will be demonstrated here
when the "Idol of the Airlanes" brings
his celebrated dance, radio and record-
ing orchestra to the Met through the
courtesy of the Music Corporation of
Listeners to Garber's handling of the
violin can readily understand whence the
derivation of the term "singing Violinist",
us his skillful fingers literally make the
instrument sing or weep at their behest.
The band leader, however, is not with-
out his more humorous moments as he
puts away the violin and captures the
praise of his watcherg with his comedy
unties while leading his band in the
tuneful arrangements that make his
For it was Garber who first earned
fame in the entertainment field as the
"Originator of Hokum" by his strange
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Southern Pacific lias chang-
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Tho year 'round the temper-
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right. And you enjoy perfect,
healthful weather, for--
continuously — stale, im-
pure atr is being drawn out
und fresh, pure air is being
Go with us next -time for a
healthful, comfortable, esafo
trip. W e serve principal
points of Louisiana and Tex-
as with fast overnight and
trains. It's cheaper than
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capers which made him an instantane-
Garber bring* with him for hi* en-
gagements here, hi* talented bevy of
radio stars including Lew Palmer, Frit?
Heilbron, and Rudy Kudisill who have
been featured with him at the Trianon
and Aragon Ballrooms in Chicago and
Playing on the Met screen, also, will
be Martha Raye, the gal with the bath-
tub mouth in "Hideaway Girl," which
will be hilarious, no doubt.
Zane Grey's famous American novel,
"Outlaws of l'alouse," a yarn of the im-
mortal Roosevelt Rough Riders and the
battle of San Juan Hill, will reach the
Kirby Theatre screen next Saturday un-
der the title, "End of the Trail" with
Jack Holt in the starring role,
Surrounded by an excellent cast in-
cluding Louise Henry, Guinn "Big Hoy"
Williams, Douglas Dumbrille, George
McKay and Gene Morgan, Holt appears
as Dale Brittenham, a life-loving west-
erner who is among the first to answer
the call to arms in the war of '98 against
His adventures on the battlefield, his
rivalry with Williams for the love of
Miss Henry, a Red Cross nurse, and his
fight to make himself worthy of her love
when the cannon are stilled and the boys
come home are interwoven in the pictur-
ination of the bloody hundred days war
during which the United States emerged
as a world empire.
Erie Kenton, who directed "End of
the Trail," doubles in brass as director-
actor, portraying the role of "Teddy"
Roosevelt in the thrilling battle scenes
depicting the crucial conflict on San
Juan Hill. Harold Shumate is credited
with the screen adaptation.
Because of the fact that "Camille," in
which Greta Garbo is reputed to have
loved Robert Taylor, was held over, it
throws the otherwise perfect schedule of
"Scene in the Dark" column all akilter.
And instead of all the stuff about "Gar-
den of Allah" being printed last week,
it should be run this week, but that
would be a rank case of spinning one's
wheels. So let us say, that this week,
at the Loew's State Theatre, on Main
Street, two doors north of the Met,
there will be a cinema shown, starring
Marlene Dietrich and Charles Buyer,
called "The Garden of Allah."
The story leads up to a thrilling cli-
max and an unexpected denounK-nt
which it would be unfair to reveal lu re.
An excellent cast enacts the leading
supporting roles. The ever dependable
Basil Kathbone i^plcndid as tliff*'ttiys-
tic Italian nobleman, Count Anteoni;
Hollywood's grand old man; C. Aubrey
Smith, is superb as Father Ruttbier; the
lovely dancer, Tilly Loscli, in her screen
debut as the fiery Arabian dancing girl,
Ircua and Joseph Schildkraut proves,
the perfect choice for Batolich, the en-
gaging porter-philosopher and guide.
The film also introduces Alan Marshal,
the young stage actor, whose work as.
Captain de Trevignac has set rival
Hollywood studios clamoring for him,
and others who give outstanding per-
formances arc John Carradine as the
sand diviner, Lucille Watson as the
Mother Superior and Henry Brandon as
After holding "The Plainsman" user
a week, the Inter-State boys came to the
decision to show Shirley Temple, sup-
ported by Robert Young and some good
looking filly, in "Stowaway." As usual,
Shirley will sitig her songs and dash off
a dance or two. It ought to be very de-
lightful, especially Sis she gets a chance
to have another watdrobe, this tiijtf
Terrace On Monday
King of Jazz Is to Play a
One-Night Stand in
When you're "tripping the light fan-
tastic" at Rice Hotel Terrace, Monday
night, to Paul Whiteman's music and
you find yourself and your partner the
objects of a sudden, speculative gaze
from the,' maestro, don't get self-con-
scious and stumble. Just keep on "swing-
ing" nonchalantly, or waltzing, as the
case may be Whiteman is men;ly fol-
lowing his .favorite biitid-staiul: sport of
watching your dancing to see just what
part of the country you're front, lie can
tell by your steps and your tempo.
On many occasions through the years,
the King of Jazz, by watching the crowd
on the floor while directing bis orches-
tra in a dancc program, has tested his
ability to pick the westerners, the south-
erners, the boys and girls from Chicago
and those who learned to step in New
York. According to him. there's a dis-
tinct difference in the way people dance,
depending on where they came from.
•Westerners, says Paul, have the fastest
tempo and are addicted to swinging
steps. By "swinging" he means the gen-
erally-accepted version of' the word be-
fore swing music in these past few,
months meant hot notes from a combina-
tion of trombones, saxophones, and
Southerners dance more slowly. They
like to glide, and southern girls cling to
their partners more than the dancing
damsels from other sections of the coun-
try. Perhaps that's all a part of the tra-
dition, he says, that southern girls are
more feminine and more of the clinging
vine type than their'northern sisters
The New York man, unless he hap-
pens to be dancing with his wife, oi>-
(E/filer's A'ate; U'lie'u .we storiedthis
column about three teceks ano. it ciih-
taini'd a selwiion of poetry that ivi
rouldn'i tut in any other departnicnt So
mc created a department In handle the
leftorers fi*otn other department.^. Last
week we had such good misc. material
that tee found lyinfl around the office
written on paper towels and the backs of
popular songs that wc i/veii advertised
this dcpartmPii't of departmeiits as a sfe^
eial .new feature .■liictnoze we can't stop
printinq it But it mlist catitaiit only
rjenuine lehimltiefllia contributed by dis-
interested bystanders with inenh.il wa;rs
of negativity, This ■ n\eek there hasn't
anythinu to put in it. and sOe- -aren't '/jur
iii</ to put anythinu in it.)
Asked to Lecture
By Peace Group
Recognizing the link between youth
and peace throughout the world, the
Emergency Peace Campaign has in-
vited three British students to come
to America for a speaking tour, as
part of a larger winter program
which is sending over 300 prominent
Americans into a thousand cities to
address nearly 1500 meetings in the
cause of peace. The three young Eng-
lishmen, who are prominent abroad
for their work in behalf of peace, are
expected to land in America January
6, and will remain here for nearly two
Charles Alfred Coulsoti, one of the
students, is a Fellow at Trinity Col-
lege, Cambridge. He holds an M.A.
degree from Cambridge, and is joint
chairman of the Youth Section of the
Council of Christian Pacifist Groups.
For five years, Mr. Coulsoti has been
a lay preacher and has participated in
a speaking campaign in English col-
leges. At present he is lecturing in
mathematics at Leeds University.
Voicing his opinion on peace and
war, Mr. Coulson said: "The problem
of world peace at the present time is
but one aspect of a wider problem—
the problem of division. We know, or
at least we feel, that we were in-
tended to live in harmony, and that
there is a fundamental unity "in all
life; yet somehow we fail to achieve
this unity when we are faced with
particular issues ... the root cause is
m the same ... it is ultimately a moral
"problem with which we have to deal."
The second of these young Eng-
lishmen is Rowland Leonard Miall,
of Welwyn, Hertfordshire, Mr. Miall
recently participated in a Trans-
Atlantic debate which was a feature
of -the closing day of the Harvard
Tercentenary. He presented the neg-
ative side of the proposition: "Re-
solved: That national economic prob-
lems can be solved without inter-
nalibnal. co-operatiori;1"1 ■. ,j I.; v i v ,
Mr- Miall has been president the
Cambridge Union Society and of the
Cambridge University Socialist Clubi
He, holds the office of vice president
of tht Cambridge Uriivei-sity Law So-
ciety, and received a degree ctf B.A.
with honors, this year. He had three
years' debating experience at . Cam-
bridge Union, and was a delegate1
from that society to various other de-
bating societies. He was one of the
British delegates to the International
Student Service's Annual Conference
in Sweden in 1936. Recently, he whs
appointed editor of "The Cambridge
Review" for the coining term This it-
one of the greatest honors which can
be bestowed on a Cambridge student.
H Morris-Jones balances the scale
against three representatives of Cam-
bridge. He is a student at Oxford
University, and a candidate for the
Methodist ministry. He lias spoken
on peace in the Oxford Unigjti, among
other places, and has had eight years'
experience in public debating, public
speaking and open-air speaking. He
lives at Caernarvon, North Wales.
serves Maestro Whiteman, moves as
though he's on guard and wary about
being influenced too much by the ro-
mantic music, And his partner, if she's
used to Manhattan dancers, falls into
this tenisichorean attitude ami keeps Iter
distance of a few inches.
Quite different is the foreigner's
•reason for keeping his distance. The
Latin type, particularly, feels that if
there is a distance between the dancers,
the dancc is more graceful. But he gives
to the effort complete absorption and
lends the impression that this dance is
the most important thing in his lift' ittid
his partner the most charming woman
he has ever beheld.
As for |he adolescent dancers who ari
just learning to find their way on the
daneC' floor, Whiuinia'n says that -they
give to this phase , of their social life
the same boundltfss energy, pep and en-
thusiasm which is common" to tin very
For one u ho has spent many ioilg
hours on the bandstand during, the past,:
ten years, the jazz King .'finds this game
nf "locating'' 'people an amazing diver'
^iott - and he raixlv misses a guess '
Allegheny C"llcge this; vtar /offered"
a new course in./winter spor.t* as an
elective in .physical education wlvrh
ii open for both men' and wto'mrn The
course iucltided skalitVg, l| skiing, , to.-'
bogganing, and winter canoing. •
ChattipS §„ Ttendervhe,t, a law Stit-
detit at Ohio Stale Deliver it\. expects
to, live in a -ixiei-n - fool trailer iuiii
his wife and dog for tlu nV\l three
■. A tnjw jniai kiitg system In11 l(o iiiti
effect at Western Reserve Cnivi'i-sity
next fall. Students will, under tin.
ne\V;!i plan, receive, no marks other
than Jiotations /as to WheHV;!' or .n'o.t
their work is satisfactory. The fclianv.c
is, a .revision to a niaikinh system
iibandoneil several years ago.
Jacques Deval's "Eticnne" will be
the February production of the
French Little Theatre. The play will
be given on February 4, the last day
of the exams, so that students will be
able to attend.
"Kticnnc," under the direction of
Rosalyne Smiser, will feature an in-
ternal ional cast, including 5 French,
3 American, 1 Italian, and 1 Austrian
actor. A comedy-drama, "Eticnne"
was first presented in Paris in 1930.
'Hie cast includes Marcel Moraud,
Jr., in the lead as Etienne Lcbarme-
eide, Andre Bourgeois as Fernand
Lebarmecide, Mrs. Post gate of Kin-
'kaid Schrtol as Sitriohe Lebarmectde,
Georges I'alisson as ;EmiIe Lcdiarme-
eiile, Mine, (itiyot as A'assia Potistian-
off. Mine. Glllah "as Therese Vattier,
Dr. Charles (filler 'if the University
of Houston as M, Sassulin, Jiiti Lull
as M, Poustiano, Miss Mary Caniiiz/"
as, Valerie 1 .ebarmecide, and Mme
Uoffmati as Henrieite,
At I'eiinsylvitilia Slate College en
rollments in four-year' courses of the
school of ■agriculture and experiment
station have nearly doubled in the
past 10 years.
Japan supplied more than 27,700,000
square yards of citton clotli imported
by the United States in the first four
months of 193'), more than two-thirds
of the total imports,
"Children should be seen, not hurt"
is a slogan of * poster used in New
York City's automobile safety drive.
By way of increasing enjoyment of
football through more intimate knowl-
edge of its finer points, Coach Charles
E. Dorais of the University of Detroit
conducts free football clinics for fans-
Two French university students
commissioned by France's ministry
of education are now touring Ameri-
can universities to examine the social
life of the American student.
lie! that watch cryital fixed at B. O.
Kreiter'i in the Kresn BIdg. Lobby.
Any make of watch, any kind of jew-
elry—he can fix it. It will B. O. K. If
from B. O. Kreiter.
The psychology department of In-
diana University is reported to be
conducting an experiment which re-
quires one half of the class to re-
main standing during lectures while
the other half of the class remains,
seated. The experiment hopes to find
which posture is most conducive to
More than 1,000,000 students in the
U. S. are now attending America's
500 junior colleges. Fifteen years ago
there were only 100 junior colleges
in the nation.
Joes your fountain pen leak? Take
it to the Fountain Pen Hospital when
you're near Kresi' and have it fixed.
It only takes a moment and the charge
is so small that you are surprised.
For seventy-live eenU you ran get
u complete overhauling job done on
your fountain pen al llie Fountain Pen
Hospital. 601 Kress Uldtt.
DanekiK ICvery [Sight with
Flour Miiiic on the
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For a sound and thorough businrsn training, invvstiftaiv
thv opportunities offered h) ...
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small boys, many fathers now living
telephone only as a little used curiosity, It jirew
into today's constantly used neeessil s largely heeaut-e
the Bell System never ceased looking lor the new and
better way. It stayed young in its thinking.
Young ideas developed "conference service", ena-
bling several nearby or widely separated persons to
talk on one telephone connection. Young ideas steadily
made long distance st:r\*S<:e better, quicker, yet cheaper,
Young ideas are at work day and nijilit to make
sure America continues to get more and better service
for its telephone dollar.
Why not call Mother or Dad tonight? « A
Rates to most points are lowest after 7 p m.
lust across main from ricc''
S p t! c i a l Stuff:
1. Hot Chocolate — 5c/
2. Automobile "Rice" stickers! (Go-op lun thetu.
3. Developing of Blni/
4. Sandwiches \t'ITH Mayonnaise.'
5. With every 81 "Sir Robert" pipe, one 1,4*11'. ,,f,n
Sir Walter Raleigh given FREE/
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