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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
EUGENE, OREGON, SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1912.
START ON LONG TRIP
FOR STOCKHOLM MEET
McClure will compete with
FAMOUS MILERS AT NEW
HAYWARD CONFIDENT OF SUGCESS
Subscription Fund Already Started—
May Send Varsity’s Trainer
With Coast Men.
Oregon’s two members of the Olym
pic team have completed their prep
arations and are ready for their trip
to Stockholm, Sweden.
Walter McClure, the phenomenal
distance runner, left Thursday morn
ing for Portland, where he will join
the other western members of the
team. Martin Hawkins, the high
hurdle artist, started a day later, be
ing detained in order to finish up his
McClure Pitted Against Fast Men.
In New York on June 12th, the
American team will give a final ex
hibition meet before sailing for Swe
den. In this meet McClure will have
a chance to run against such men as
John Paul Jones, Melvin Sheppard, and
Kiviat, the present record holder, and
while they will not run hard, he will
have a chance to get a line on his
opponents. Hawkins will not arrive
in New York in time to enter this
Each Man Has a Chance.
When interviewed today, “Bill”
Hayward said: “It is hard to predict
who will win the races, but both men
stand a good chance. Barring all ac
cidents, the man who defeats Mc
Clure will break the world’s record.”
When asked if he thought McClure
could run the 1500 meters in four
minutes, Bill said, “If he is in shape,
I know he can.”
When asked what he thought of
Hawkins’ chances, he said. “Every
man in his event is strong and con
sistent, but he stands a good chance
of winning, and should at least place.”
It is rumored today that “Obak”
Wallace and several of the University
men are circulating a subscription to
send Trainer Hayward along with the
men, as it is considered his advice
would go far towards helping the
western men win their races. A sub
scription is also being taken around
It is thought the required amount
will be raised and if so, Hayward will
certainly accompany the men to
New York, and later to Sweden.
* PRESIDENTS, ATTENTION *
* _ *
* The four class presidents should *
* make appointments without delay *
* of the committees to arrange for *
* the class breakfast. These *
* spreads are to take place on the *
* campus at eight o’clock, on Mon- *
* day morning of commencement *
* week. With reasonable prepara- *
* tion, this final affair of the *
* classes can be made very enjoy- *
* able. *
UNDER STANFORD DIRECTOR
The chorus for Commencement
Week held its first rehearsal Tuesday
evening, under the direction of G. C.
Buehrer, the director of music of the
Stanford University. It is expect
ed that, when fully organized, the
chorus will contain about 75 mem
To accompany the chorus, a special
symphony orchestra of about 35
pieces has been formed. So far the
chorus and orchcestra have been
holding separate rehearsals, the
former meeting Tuesdays and Thurs
days and the latter, Sundays. A
joint rehearsal of both bodies will be
held next Saturday evening.
Mr. Buehrer has arranged for the
following selections: Sunday, “The
Gloria,” from Mozart’s “Twelfth”;
Commencement day, “The Prayer,"
from Wagner’s opera of “Lohengrin”
and Elijah’s “Be Not Afraid.”
Mrs. Story is expected at the Gam
ma Phi house for Commencement.
EDITOR OUTLINES PLANS
Onthank Is Interviewed Concerning
1912 Emerald—Three Issues a
Karl Onthank, editor of the 1912-13
Emerald, in speaking of his plans for
next year, said that every one on the
staff this year need not be in fear of
losing their position, should they care
to remain in the work.
In regard to the size of the paper
in the future, he said that it is his
intention to publish a three times a
week Emerald of four pages. This,
he thought, was entirely possible, as
there will be more news in college
next year than now, and the present
amount is sufficient for a twice a
week paper of six pages.
As to the advertising, Onthank did
not predict any trouble, as Manager
Collier is ’endeavoring to line up the
local Merchants Protective Associa
tion back of the varsity’s journalistic
Should the paper be enlarged to
this extent, a much larger staff is
j contemplated by the editor, which will
follow closely the organization of the
I larger papers. A closer division of
duties of the staff members will be
introduced, so as to make the work
co-ordinated, and thus add to the ef
ficiency of a larger working force.
Concerning any definite policy
which he would pursue, Editor On
! thank could give no definite informa
j tion. But that the Emerald should
take an aggresive attitude toward the
larger student policies, he said, was
i his intention.
The first issue of next year will be
i out Wednesday of the first week of
The following corrections in the
Emerald’s “Hall of Fame” column
have been brought to the attention
of the Emerald: George A. Warfield,
’00, is not located in Dakota, but is
professor of sociology in the Univer
sity of Denver; Mrs. Harriet Warfield
Huddle is living at 636 East Graham
street, Madison, Wisconsin.
The Misses Edith Woodcock, ’ll,
i Helen Beach, ’ll, Pearl McKenna, ex
T2, Gladys Farrar, ’10, Helen Cake,
ex-’15, and Mrs. Vivian Holmes-Mc
Micken, will be at the Gamma Phi
house next week.
Edwin Fortmiller, of Albany, will
be here for Commencement. _
FRATERNITY CUP WON
BY FIJIS IN FINALS
WITH KAPPA SIGMAS
8-4VICTORY MAKES UNBROKEN
RECORD FOR WINNING
GAME SECURED IN THE THIRD INNING
Kappa Sigs’ Batting Rally in Fifth
Fails to Take Up Slack in
Fiji’s Big Lead.
In the last game of the interfra
ternity championship series, the Fiji
team made good their claim to the
cup by winning from the Kappa Sig
mas, 8-4. This makes the fourth vic
tory for the Phi Gams, with no de
feats listed against them.
Word and Cobb Opposing Slabsters.
The game started with Word on
the mound for the Fijis and Shattuck
at the receiving end. Cady Roberts
promptly snapped up one of Word’s
choicest and succeeded in annexing
first on Dorris’ error. Lytle ad
vanced him to second with a timely
sacrifice, and Cobb fanned. Waite
poled out a two-bagger, and Chet
Moores sent him on to third with a
bingle. With two on bases, McAl
let trotted up to the plate, carved
three healthy nicks in the weather
and resumed his place in the field.
In the second half Jones died be
fore he could reach first, Shattuck
walked, and Grout lost the ball in the
ozone, scoring Shattuck and annexing
third. Word struck out and Gray re
tired on first.
The second inning proved a blank
for the Kappa Sigs, Fisher of the Fijis
reached first on Stannard’s error and
connected with the keystone by the
aid of Lytle’s blunder. Dorris took
second and Fisher scored. Hill suc
cumbed on first on McAllens assist,
and Cake fanned.
In the third Lytle died on the first
base route, but Cobb walked and stole
second. Waite took first on short
stop’s error, while Cobb stole third
and Moore’s hit scored the varsity
backstop. McAllen fanned, Latourette
reached first, but died there, while
Stannard struck out.
Third is Lucky Seventh for Fijis.
The second of the third proved to
be the big killing for the Fijis, Shat
tuck, Grout, and Fisher completing
the circuit in record time.
In the fourth the Kappa Sigs again
failed to connect with the pellet in
the desired manner, but Grout, the
red-dorned willow wielder of the Fiji
nine hoisted his batting average with
a two ply swat, and scored on Word’s
The fifth left a blank space on both
sides of the tally sheet, but in the
sixth the Phi Gams allowed Boylen
and Roberts to score.
In the second scene, however, they
replied with two runs by Jones and
Word, respectively. This brought the
score up to its final status, as the
i Kappas failed to score in the seventh
; and the Fijis announced themselves
! as being satisfied with an 8-4 victory.
Batteries—Phi Gamma Delta: Word
and Shattuck. Kappa Sigma: Cobb
and Chet Moores.
MAY POLE DANCERS
IN FINE FETTLE
Monday evening of Commencement
week, at 6:45, the May Pole danc6,
an Arab dance, a Peasant dance, a
Grecian dance, and the Senior March,
are to take place on the campus be
tween Villard Hall and the Campus
Pond. The girls are practicing daily,
and from present indications, the
dances will be the prettiest that have
ever taken place in Eugene.
The g^rls are all to be dressed in
light dresses and carry flowers. In
the Peasant dance, fancy costumes
are to be worn. The dances are
taken after and modified from the
dances that annually take place in
the larger Eastern colleges, as Vas
sar, Wellesly, Wisconsin, etc. In
these larger colleges, usually from
one hundred to three hundred girls
take part. In some instances, songs
are sung while the May pole is be
ing wound. Here, instead of songs,
the commencement orchestra will
play lively two-steps and waltzes.
eras pick raw
Chandler and Jamison Make Selec
tions for Emerald All-Fraternity
Captain Jamison, of the Varsity
base ball team for the season just
closed, and Captain-elect Chandler of
the next year’s nine, offer the follow
ing selections for the Emerald all
fraternity baseball team:
* By Captain Jamison.
* Catchers—Shattuck and Moores.
* Pitchers—Cobb and Word.
* First Base.—Chandler.
* Second Base—Kay.
* Short Stop—Roberts.
* Third Base—Gray.
* Right Field—Grout.
* Center Field—Sidwell.
* Left Field—Vosper.
* By Chandler.
* First Base—Jamison.
* Short Stop—Roberts.
* Second Base—Barbour.
* Third Base—Gray.
* Center Field—Grout.
* Left Field—Vosper.
* Right Field—Bigbee.
For the battery position Jamison
offers a double selection, believing the
men mentioned to have shown up
equally well. For the first base sta
tion the two authorities perform the
Alfonso-Gaston stunt, by each insist
ing on the choice of the other. For
second Kay and Barbour each re
ceive one choice. Roberts is the
choice of both authorities for short
stop, as is Gray for third, and Grout
and Vosper for outfield positions.
Sidwell and Bigbee each receive one
vote for outfield stations.
* A number of students are
* planning to go down the river in
* canoes, and it is desired to make
* up two or three parties. Those
* thinking of making the trip this
* spring, are requested to speak to
* Ralph Moores, or some other of
* fleer of the Canoe Club.
CHANGES IN STUDENT
ON IN LAST MEETING
GEARY SUBMITS FINAL REPORT
—EMBLEMS GIVEN GLEE CLUB
MONEY ASKED FOR HAYWARD’S EXPENSE
President-elect Speaks on Next Year’s
At the last meeting of the student
body held yesterday afternoon in
Professor Reddie’s room, Manager
Geary gave his final report on student
body finances and several amend
ments to the constitution, proposed at
a previous meeting, were voted on,
the general effect being to grant gold
“O’s” as emblems to Glee Club men
and to continue to grant athletic em
blems as in years past.
Geary Offers Report.
Manager Geary in his report show
ed the deficit in the treasury this
year to be approximately the same as
that of the 1910-1911 year, advised
cutting down expenses in every poss^
ble way, and stated it as his belief
that only when the present system of
management has become firmly es
tablished at Oregon, will expenses be
gin to balance up more evenly with
receipts. He also advocates the sale
of tickets at a reduced rate, admitting
students to all varsity activities.
The matter of sending Bill Hay
ward to Sweden was discussed, and
the financial support of the Oregon
men and women urged by several
Constitution Declared Unwieldy.
In his inaugural address, Carleton
Spencer, president-elect of the Ore
gon student body, sprang the big sen
sation of the afternoon when he re
vealed the complicated and unwieldy
form which the student constitution,
through frequent amending, has grad
ually assumed. He stated that the
present code should be simplified and
that certain radical reforms in the
present system are necessary.
Self Government Advocated.
Among other things he advocated a
change to a plan of self-government,
in order to bring about unification of
student spirit and to instill a feeling
of individual responsibility. He ad
vised also, a change in the financial
system now in use.
One of the main needs, just now,
according to Mr. Spencer, is the abil
ity to get in close touch with the
voters of the state during the critical
period through which the varsity is
The speaker concluded by thanking
the student body for the honor shown
him in choosing him as chief execu
tive, and promised to justify the con
fidence imposed in him to the best of
Mrs. Kellogg is coming down to
see her son graduate. She will be a
guest at the Gamma Phi house for
Agnes Stevenson, ’08, will be at
the Tri Delt house soon.
Carl Gabrielson spent Friday at
the Beta house.
Students—Plan to stay for Commencement this
year, it’s the best week of the year.