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About Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 28, 1913)
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Saturday, of the school year, by the As
sociated Students of the University of
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Kditor-in-Chief.Karl W. Onthank
Managing Editor,.Franklin S. Alisa
News Editor.Henry Fowlei
City Editor.Harold Young
Assistant Editor. .. Carleton E Spencer
Sporting Editor,.Mason H. Huberts
Co-Ed. Sporting Editor. Nellie Hemenway
Administration Clarence Brotherton
Assistant .lames Donald
Society Editor.Elizabeth Lewli
Assistant .May Smith
Diterary and Dramatic. . A. H. Davies
Features, .Leland Hendrioke
Daw School.R Burns Powell
Newi Editor's Staff.
Earl Blackaby Fred Dunbar
Tula Kingsley Robert Kariss
City Editor's Staff
Andrew M. ("oilier
Lyman O. Hies
Collection Manager Sam Michael
Assistants .Glen Wheeler
.r. Prentis Brown
Advertising Manager Clyde Aitcliison
Assistants.Roy T. Stephens
.Allen W. O'Connell
Circulation Manager Sam Michael
Tuesday, January 28, 1913.
TO THOSE WHO SEE IJS AS WF
The “Leader,” of Silver Luke, Ore
gon, quotes the University Bulletin:
“Rebellion against the college cus
tom that compels first year stu
dents in American universities tc
wear green caps was broached at n
recent meeting of the Freshmen al
the State University at Eugene,’
and then comments as follows:
“Cut out all such foolishness, alsc
football, baseball, etc., and make the
University an institution of learning
instead of a place for ‘frats’ and
‘coaches.’ Nine times out of ten wher
the University is mentioned it is con
nected with sport. Of course the col
lege sport will contend the student.'
need exercise. So they do, but there
is a thousand ways to get exercise ii
less dangerous and less expensive
manner. Judge Bean, a graduate ol
the University of Oregon, nevei
played football, yet his health is good
so is his brain; Edgar McClure, pro
fessor of chemistry, was the idol ol
the University, never wore a greer
cap. nor played football; he got plenty
of exercise carrying wood from the
basement to the third story of Heady
Which moves us to remark, “Oh
come off.” If the Silver Lake editor
would come over and visit us, he
would learn, among other things, that
a few years ago the Freshmen fought
for the privilege of wearing caps of a
distinctive variety, so that they might
recognize their fellow first-year stu
dents. Many are the homesick Fresh
men whose first few days away at
college have been brightened by the
mutual recognition and fraternal feel
ing among the wearers of the green
cap. They are to the Freshmen what
the square and compass is to Ma
sonry. The little ornaments cost
fifty cents and last a year, and save
the price of a couple of hats.
Moreover, the semi compulsory
wearing of the class badges is en
forced more by the strong sentiment
of the class itself than by the “tyran
ny” of upperclassmen; witness the
action taken, wholly upon their own
initiative and without the slightest
coercion, by the pro out Freshman
i lass a few days ago.
Of course, it is no crime not to be
familiar with the social custom of a
collcommut i y But honestly,
wouldn’t it be mor. Just (e get a little
inside informuti'O ah at t, Univer
sity before tellin-. the p .Mic how
awful we are and v 1 ' ish things
we do ?
But whatever n ' ii r -mation the
Lake * mty editor k ive hail
about tlu University, w • sh< ild hard
ly ha\ e .\ pec i ,1 a i man ti
fall into such a gracious prior as to
suppose that Unicoi sit activities are
given spa e ii ar«,p os: the im
portanee which is -.cit i t - them
Of course h, lu-.ai imil'i all at sports
in tile papers dan al> > ,t .todies But
he should i to the pipe ■; for that,
not to the University.
The daily papers ki >w. - at least
profess to believe that they are cat
ering to public ... w! u tin y give
“such foolishness” as a foot-bal game
a special page with pictures ten inches
high of the prominent players \iul
the fact that they put a brief notice of
the University’s annual oratorical
championship on the southeast corner
of an inside page is not in the least
indicative of the amount of interest
manifest among Oregon students, but
rather of the interest of the people
over the state at large, for whom
these papers are published.
The public wants sporting new?
and gets it. It does not know and
apparently does not care to be told
that 95 per cent of the students never
get into inter-collegiate sports, but
take their regular exercise in the
Gymnasium as a matter of course, gc
to classes every day, stay at home six
nights in the week to study, graduate
with honor's, and win scholarships in
the East and abroad with a frequency
satisfactory to all who have taken the
trouble to investigate actual condi
tions at the State University.
A day spent looking over the cam
pus and a glance in the evening at
the students at their work would un
doubtedly change the view point of
our friend at Silver Lake.
Laurean—Regular meeting Tuesday
evening, in Deady Hall, 7 o’clock
Eutaxians—Regular meeting Tues
day evening, at 7 o’clock, in the Lib
Emeralds wanted—The Librarian
wants a copy of the 24th, 26th, 34th,
and 39th issues of the Emerald to
complete the Library file.
Tutors—Students desiring help
with studies, apply at Rook Exchange.
Y. M. C. A.—-Hon. B. L. Eddy, of
Rosburg. Oregon, will speak at the
regular Y. M. C. A. meeting, Thurs
day evening, at 7 o’clock.
Assembly—Hon. H. B. Miller, of
Portland, former United State Con
sul, will speak at Assembly tomor
Oratorical try-out—Final inter-col
legiate oratorical try-out, Friday
evening, at 8 o’clock.
Gold watch—Found on the campus.
Dwner may identify at the Steward’s
TO PUT OUT REGISTER
Publishing Sunday Paper for Febru
ary 2, Will Serve as Final for
Nearly every student in the Depart
ment of Journalism is to have a part
in putting out the Morning Register,
for Sunday, February 2. This has
been made possible by the addition of
an Automobile section for this num
ber, thus giving work enough for all
reporters. This work, which is to
serve as an examination for the se
mester, will extend through the week.
The appointment of editors and as
sistants has been completed and those
assigned are busy arranging tIn* work
in their departments, those working
on the Sunday section will have fin
ished their work early in the week,
while those on the regular daily sheet
will have their busy time Saturday.
Professor Mien has made the fol
lowing assignments: Fditor in chief.
Pen Waite: assistant, Carlton Spen
cer; ad writers Robert Fariss, Alice
Farnsworth; managing editor. Karl
Onthank: night editor, Henry Fowler;
city editor, Harold Young; assistant,
Roger Moo; society editor, Kthol
Too/.o; assistants, Helen Driver, June
Shepherd, livelyn Harding; telegraph
editor, Franklin Allen: Sunday editor,
Nellie llemenway; assistants, T. H.
Wentworth. 11 F. Cash. Clarence Bro
thorton. Marguerite Rankin, Josephine
Moorehead, and Tula Kinsley; ex
change editor. Edna McKnight; state
and county editor, Karl Blaekaby:
sporting editor, Wallace Mount; as
sistants, Sam Cook, Tom Roylen.
The managerial staff of the Emer
ald has created a new department
which will supervise the collection of
all bills, Sam Michael will have
charge of this department with Glen
Wheeler, ,1. Prentiss Brown, and Roy
T. Stephens as his assistants.
NEW COURSES OFFERED
Many Departments Give Wide Choice
to Those Starting Second
Freshmen entering the second se
mester will have several practical
courses open to them.
Mr. Kempthorne and Dr. Smith
have Freshman Mathematics, five
hours; trigonometry, Mr. Kempthorne,
three hours; Professor Howe, Out
lines in English Literature three
hours; Morris, two hours; Mrs. Pen
nell, English Composition, three
hours; Professor Shafer, American
Revolution, three hours; Professor
Clark, History, Napoleon and World
Movements, both three hours; Cicero’s
Orations, Mrs. Fletcher, four hours;
Virgil’s Aeneid, Mr. Mathews, three
hours; Elementary German, Miss Den
hart, five hours; Journalism, Profes
sor Allen, three hours; Economics,
Industrial History, Professor Gilbert,
two hours; Cryptogamic Botany, Pro
fessor Sweetser, four hours.
ROP TO GREET SINGERS
Tickets to O. A. C. Glee Club Concert
Will Admit to Matinee
Another matinee dance has been
scheduled, this time to serve as an
advertising medium for the O. A. C.
Glee Club concert, which is booked
for Friday, February 8. The dance
will be in th'e nature of a reception
for the Corvallis singers, who, to
gether with the Oregon warblers, will
attend the dance in a body and sing
several selections between numbers.
The affair will be very informal.
There will be no programs, but plenty
of city water. Without a fifty or a
sevonty-fivje-cene ticket to the concejrt
in the evening, a charge of fifty cents
a couple will be levied at the door.
The dance will last from 3 to 5
o’clock, with the best of music pro
vided by the Student Body for the ad
ditional entertainment of the visitors.
GOBBLERS RAVE BADGE
New Pin Appearing on Chests of Old
Society Causes Rumors of New
Tuesday morning several men of
the University were seen to be wear
ing a sterling silver hand with the
fingers extended and the thumb across
It seems that this fraternity has
been successful in keeping their previ
ous existence in the dark, but some
how it has leaked out that they are
known as “Gobblers.”
President Wenthworth of the dor
mitory. is quoted as saying that
membership is an honor obtained as a
reward for certain manly virtues that
may exist in Freshmen as well as
The Mohawk Lumber Company,
Sixth and High streets. They sell
11 It. MILLER, FORMER CONSUL,
SPEAKS AT ASSEMBLY
Mr. 11. It. Miller, former president
of Oregon Agricultural College, is
scheduled for the Assembly hour
tomorrow. Mr. Miller is a man of
wide experience and is well known
over the country. He has held sev
eral positions with the government,
being at one time consul at Glasgow,
Scotland, and a member of the United
State diplomatic corps in Japan dur
ing tin1 Russo-Japanese wtlt\ Mr.
Miller’s wide experience insures an
I \l\ KKSrn PI VYERS
VII) DRAMATIC CLUB
Sixty dollars for two night's per
formance was added to the Dramatic
Club exchequer by the production of
the "Wig and Gown’.’ at the Rex
Theatre, last Friday and Saturday, by
Klice Shearer, Janet Young, Walter
Dimtn. and Alfred Skoi.
The actors have received praise for
their rendition of this skit, which was
adjudged by some to be unsuited to
them and to the occasion.
Clark Hawley. ’15, will soon leave
college for Santa Barbara. Califor
o WHAT THE COLLEGE o
o EDITORS ARE SAYING o
“We hear much these days about
college spirit; some say there isn’t
any at Wisconsin. Generally this
view is taken by the Freshman who
comes to the University purged with
dreams of hazing, theatre riots and
others forms of hoodlum conduct.
You first year men doubtless feel
lonely and out of things now, but if
you’re the sort that goes in for ac
tivities or that observes, this appar
rent frigid atmosphere will change to
one of warmth and homeliness. Read
your college daily; watch for your
magazine, subscribe for them and
contribute perhaps! Take your al
gebra to some learned Junior and ask
him to help to find the value of “x.”
He’ll do it! College men have much
in common. If you do these things,
you won’t feel as green as your cap
looks, for when you walk up to your
eight o’clock you’ll see faces that you
know, and hear a good bracing,
“Hello Bill,” once in a while. That
means a lot as you’ll realize later.
Sound your classmates, and sound
your University, and you’ll hear a
tone that is deep, sonorous, and full
of meaning!”—Wisconsin News.
“A PARTING RAP”
“For the girls’ fraternities to get
away from the idea that it is abso
lutely essential to give formals is a
mighty sensible idea in our humble
opinion. Not that the formals are
not pleasant places to spend an even
ing and a morning—gracious, no—■
but only that the feeling that the so
cial prestige can be upheld in this
way is all wrong.
“From times immemorial has come
the chronic kick from that genus
known as the stag. But, again pardon
the observation, these murmurings
were doubtless for the purpose of con
cealing the real feelings of delight
because he really was able to go down
to the dance on the street car along
with the bunch and have some real
sport at the robber dances. The per
son who really deserves sympathy is
the young lady who has to accept the
first of the thirty-eight men to whom
she has sent invitations. Congratula
tions can only go to the other thirty
“In other words, the formal has
been recognized as a very inadequate
method of repaying social obligations.
Needless to say, it is quite nerve
racking for the girls. The move to
wards the abolition of the formal then
will not meet with disapproval.”—
Ohio State Lantern.
“There is a great deal of difference
between writing: editorials and seeing:
these thing's actually accomplished.
After writing an editorial, we gener
ally sit back and wonder whether
anyone will ever read it, and if some
one does read it, whether or not he
will think that it is worthy of serious
“But the Wisconsin Daily News is
especially pleased at the way things
are turning out this year. You will
remember that we advocated earlier
in the year a system of good cheering
to use rather poor English, a sy
stematic system. It was inaugurated.
“You will remember that we advo
cated that a bill to provide the col
lege with dormitories be put before
the legislature. The regents are to
meet tomorrow to discuss this plan,
and the chances are that they will
“And you know that a few days
ago we called to the students to back
up a system whereby we would have
an Eastern game and the feeling is
rising our contemporary advocates
the same thing now.
“Our attack upon the present danc
ing has, likewise, been taken up by
others in the University.
“The Minnesota Daily considered
one of our editorials worth while pub
lishing in their editorial column.
“Such things make us feel that edi
torial writing is not merely a matter
of tilling of space. They can be made
a power in the development of the
community and. when well directed,
can accomplish great good.”—Wiscon
sin Daily News.
"You can’t make yourself big by
making others small.”—William Han
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