Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920, May 07, 1910, Image 1

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No. 51
That intercollegiate athletics tend too
much toward specialization and not
enough to a general physical develop
ment of the students at large, is the
trend of the resolution passed at the
last faculty meeting, or in the words of
Professor Young’s original resolution
“They take up the exuberant physical
spontaneity of the physically strong but
turn some toward athletic professional
This is the first attempt in the West
to make college athletics intra-collegi
ate instead of intercollegiate. President
Eliot, of Harvard, instituted a similar
movement two years ago, and it has
since been adopted by several Eastern
Good and Bad Features
J lie resolution enumerates the good
and bad features of intercollegiate ath
letics. First, they make for unity. Sec
ond, they measure physical prowess.
Third, they promote good will. And
fourth, they supply needed exercise.
These are ideal as purposes, but in prac
tice their very efficiency, in the first, is
is baneful; they lead to physical apoth
esis, they cause antagonism instead of
good will, and they tend to encourage
athletic professionalism.
Against the possible good features, the
following indictments are enumerated:
First, facilities and instructors being
limited, the many are neglected at the
expense of the few who least need them.
Second, the spirit of combat replaces
the spirit of play. Third, the prestige of
the University in athletics has a demor
alizing influence on the high schools
and engenders a false impression among
the people. Fourth, the life of the Uni
versity is dominated by athletics to the
detriment of higher ideals.
'l'he resolution concludes with the
statement that “Release from these con
ditierrre-can be secured only, (a) by de
velopment of a rational system of recre
ation within the University, the provision
of adequate facilities therefor, and the
recognition of the higher purposes to
be served; (b) through an appeal to
the other institutions in the Pacific
Northwest to co-operate in this move
ment of reform.
To this end, President Campbell will
appoint five of the faculty to begin cor
respondence immediately with the other
Colleges in the Northwest Conference
and it is purposed to bring the matter
up before the annual meeting of the Con
ference at the beginning of the next
school year.
When the purpose of this movement is
understood by the people of the state,
it is expected that it will alleviate the
opposition evidenced in former years
to appropriations for the State Cniver
sity. Oregon owns thirty-four acres
east of the cemetery. On this land it
is the intention to establish race courses,
baseball diamonds and tennis courts.
Kincaid field will also be moved to this
new location when the present location
is needed for college buildings.
It is the opinion of President Camp
bell that present intercollegiate athletics
do not tend too much toward specializa
tion, but there is a tendency which if
allowed to grow unchecked might as
Hit Verein Germania will present two
short plays, "Liner Muss I leiraten" and
“AIs Verlobten empfehlen sieh.” in Vil
lard Mall Monday evening', May 9, at
8:00 o clock. I he cast is as follows:
Liner muss heirateu—
Jacob Zorn Francis Curtis
William Zorn, Wm. Rueter
Brothers, professors at a University
Gertrude, their aunt, Lffie Rhodes
Louise, her niece, Lthel Evans
Als Verlohten empfehlen sieh—
Frau von Grumhach, Mattie Hyde
Malvina, her daughter, Mayhelle Larsen
Franz von Grumhach, student, her
nephew, Homer Maris
Adelaide I I opt'Stengel, governess,
Bertha Comings
Andreas Langcrhans, inspector,
Alexander Martin
A servant girl. Mabel Timmerman
Everybody cordially invited.
Admission free.
The Gavel Is Mightier Than the
Percy Methuselah Collier, the “Desert
Bletonist,” has had more experience pre
siding than anyone except Prexy Wil
liams. “From the knowledge in the
head the face speaketh," and he has be
come a debater of great renown. Motto:
“The president should be a parliamen
Paid Advertisement
The cuts for this y,ear,'s Oregana
have been received, and the proof sheets
indicate that they are of the highest
class ever put between the covers of a
college annual.
The most striking are the title page,
in color, and the beautiful collection of
campus scenes—something absolutely
new. Full page cartoons, typefying the
classes and well known college fixtures,
from the pen of Fritz Dean, are expect
ed also to strike a popular vein in the
students’ fun indicator.
The pictures of the seniors will be
featured, six on a page, in a prominent
part of the book, with a complete sum
mary and brief obituary of each. I bis
part, because of its clever insight into
the tvpical characteristics <>l me sen
iors, will be among the most readable
The cover of this year’s book will be
cloth, with leather back and corners.
The cuts were made by the Bureau of
Engraving at Minneapolis, and the print
ing will be done by the Portland Print
ing House, of Portland.
Elect Hippo and Hear Him Sing
Verner Agamemnon fTiles, the “Wood
burn Warbler,” candidate for vice-presi
dent. The smallest and most musical
office-seeker on record. Renowned for
grace and beauty. Motto: "The foot
ball team should learn to sing.’
(Paid Advertisement.)
Verne Hutchinson, Marie Howell and
Alice Waring, of Portland, are visit
ing at the Kappa Alpha 1 heta house.
I’olitical lever has reached ils /.cnilli
the past tew days, and the various can •
dutaies are all ready lor next I tiesday,
the date to which the executive com
niittee litis changed the annual election
instead of \Yednesday as provided in
the Constitution.
Up to the present time no new can
didates have been put lot ward, the onU
change being that Carl (iuhriclson has
withdrawn from the nice for athletic
council. I here s little betting on the
election, and most of the work is going
on quietly. Xo posters or handbills
have as yet been circulated.
I he big contest, of course, is for L’res
ident, and the three cnadidates seem to
be running neck and neck.
I he two candidates for secretary are
also making a pretty race, with honors
practically even.
The following is a full list of the can
didates as they will appear on the hallo!
Tor President of Associated Students
1. Calvin Sweek.
2. Cecil J. Espy.
3. Percy M. Collier.
For Vice President Associated Students
4. George White.
5. Verner Gillis.
Tor Secretary Associated Students
Vote for one.
6. Edith Woodcock.
7. .Mary DeBar.
Tor Executive Committee Associated
Students—Vote for two.
8. Charles Koyl.
9. John Kcstly.
10. Sam Dividson.
11. Philip Brownell.
12. Raphael (Easier.
Tor Athletic Council -Vote for three.
13. .Martin Hawkins.
14. Charles Taylor.
15. David McDaniel.
16. Ferdinand llenkle.
17. I larold Cockerline.
For Editor of Emerald—Vote for one.
18. Win. A . Lowell.
19. Ralph Moores.
T'or Business Manager Emerald Vote
for one.
20. L. J. Caulield.
21. C. A. Osterholm.
For Assistant Manager -Vote for one.
22. Philip Hammond.
For Editor of Monthly- Vole for one.
23. Olive Donnell.
24. Dean Collins.
For Associate Editor Monthly Vow
for one.
25. Alma Payton.
26. Birdie Wise.
27. Clarence Walls.
>8. Lucile Abrams.
29. F. S. Waite.
30. Jean Allison.
31. Willetta Wright.
For Business Manager Monthly Vote
for one.
32. Ted Williams.
T'or Assistant Manager Monthly—Vote
for otic.
33. Lee Huggins.
Fva Roche, ’13, was called to Port
land yesterday on account of tile death
of her father.
Professor and Mrs. Schafer and I'm
lessor and Mrs Clark gave a party
at thn home nt‘ thr former on Friday
evening in honor of the students who
major in history. The evening was a
thoroughly enjoyable one. Two inter
esting history eontests were given wl tar
ry Cash won the first contest, and J. h'.
I ,neke\ triumphed over his competitors
in the second. Several musical selee
lions were given during the evening,
which were especially appreciated Main
tv refreshments were served by Mrs.
Schafer and Mrs. Clark, ass’stcd by
b'.thcl Johnson and Frances N oting.
Elect a Business Man and Make
Cecil Jefferson lisp)', the ''Prophet of
()\ stervillef has had four years practical
cxperien e in administrative affairs. Is
a student of present da yiptes
lions and has successfully managed cv
cry thing he has 1" n eonneeted with.
Motto: "The president should he a Inis
incss man.”
Paid Advertisement
I he sophomore class will hold an im
port,ant meeting next Friday at four
o’clock in Professor Schmidt’s room.
Treasurer Walls will ask for an assess
ment to cover the present delieiency in
the treasury.
I'lic withdrawal of one contestant and
the disqualification of another made the
ircliminary tryout for the Failing and
I'lcekman prizes unnecessary. I here
were hut eight at first and the six which
re left, being the required number,
did not expound their "spread eagle.’
Kssic K. Sechrist was the one who de
(lilted to expaeiale before the judges
and Karl V Not! was the victim of cir
cuinstances and an adverse ruling. He
had not been a student of Oregon (hir
ing his junior year and entered late
it the beginning of this year when the
rules governing the contest were no
longer posted on the board, and in ac
eordancc with the catalogue which says
"anv member of the Senior class, he
filed his subject and prepared his ora
lion. When the contestants were as
scmblcd to give their orations it was
suddenly discovered that Mr. Noll was
ineligible to compete.
President Needs Preacher If He
(ieorge Mohammed White, the "I tea
coll of I tillhltl \ Cross,” is the quietest
man in college. Noted for great pa
tience, the essential quality in a vice
president. Motto: "The vice-president
should wait for the president to die."
( Paid Advertisement.)
Mrs. Wilcox, ol Independence, is vis
iting her daughter Cecilc at the Ixappa
4h>ha Theta house.
Olga I Iallingby. of Portland, is vis
iting at the kloslic I illacum house.
Xcxt tuesday and Wednesday after
noons tin- strong l uiveisity of Wash
inglon baseball team will meet the
Oregon nine in two games at Midway
\s a result of (he recent defeat ad
ministered to the Oregon team, tlte
V\ isliington cluh is confident of taking
oth panics at Kugene. Since the game
at Seattle the Oregon team has been
materially strengthened, and Coach
Kelly expects to spring a surprise on
the Washingtonians. Manager Jami
sou wants every student out to support
Oregon against the formidable Wash
ir.glon club.
Drawings For Handicap Tour
nament In Singles Made
Last Night
I he concrete tenuis court has been
doing double time since the return of
good weather, with Varsity tryouts,
handicap tournaments in singles and
doubles and endless practice games.
I In Varsity tryout matches played
oil up to this morning resulted as fol
lows: llond won from Collins, 6 to (J,
(>, 1 ; Shaltuek from Moores 0 to 3, ()
to 3; Robison from Baer 0 to 3, 6 to 3;
Cray from Jamison 0 to 5, 6 to 3;
Rothschild from Wells (> to 3, 6 to 4.
I he drawings for the handicap tour
nament in singles were made last night.
I he men classed to play in the prelim
inaries were matched as follows:
Gregory and Shattuck, (jet/, and Gray,
Moores and Welch, Collins and Robi
Mm, Wells and Karris, Otten and Moore,
Stewart and Luckey, B. Kastham and
Fra/icr, I a) lor and I lodge, Fowler and
Bricdwell, Barks and Davidson, Jami
son and I’ovvell.
I hose who are handicapped to play
the first round without preliminaries
are: Shangle with Prescott, C. Moore
with Rothschild, P. Bricdwell with
Bates, Brown with Huston, I erry with
I homns, Bond with Newland, G. Fast
ham with Dunlap, Baer with Stine,
Smith with Cahrielson, Waite with
| Strang.
I lie drawings for the doubles have
mil yet been made, so there is still time
in sign up for them.
Listen to Tramp of Cow Hide
Calvin Lawrence Sweck was raised ill
the Blue Mountains of Grant County,
here steam engines, automobiles and
' i.ig machines are still unknown, lie
.in,, handles the feathered (pull as he
ed to handle the bucking broncho, and
i a life long friend of the common pen
i pie. Motto; "Democracy.
Paid Adverti ement
Mir mi B. ( onihear, aquatic trainer at
Hie. i'niversity of Washington for the
la 4 four vear-d ha°s been re engaged for
the next year at a salary of $1,800.