OREGON EMERALD VOL. XV. EUGENE, ORE., THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1914. No. LXIII. WOMAN’S GLEE SHOWSMAR. 21 FIRST APPEARANCE IN EU GENE WILL BE AT THEATRE clever skints promised i Reports From Recent Cottage Grove Trip of Organization, Guves Much Credit to Singing and Feature Work of Women The first appearance of the Wo men’s Glee Club made in Eugene this year will be Saturday night in the Eugene Theatre, and Professor Ralph W Lyman, director, promises one of the most entertaining events of the year. The club recently gave a concert in Cottage Grove and the praise re ceived there as a result was highly in favor of the club. The women showed remarkable finish and abil ity for a first appearance in concert according to reports. A number of new features have been worked up for the local concert and the program will include twelve numbers and the specialties. Vir ginia Peterson, Eva Brock and Zella Crook, Curoo MeConahy, Marie Churchill and Leah Perkins will also sing a number of selections. Other features which are being kept more or less on the quiet will be given as a surprise. Professor Lyman will also sing a solo. The first part of the program will be given over to the girls of the club and will include the program and the Indian scene which was presented at Cottage Grove and which took very well there. The latter part will consist of a number of surprises which have been worked up for the occasion. Janet Young will also give a reading. The program is as follows: Alma Mater Song. .Hendricks-Forbes “Carmena” (Vocal Waltz). .H, Lane Wilson “I Hid My love”.D’Hardelot Miss Virginia Peterson. "Will o’ the Wisp”.Spross “n'he Dusk Witch”.Ambrose “My Homeland”.Hildach “The Spring”.Hildach Mr. Lyman. “Annie Laurie”... .Arranged by Dudley Buck Quartette— "Last Night”.Kjerulf Misses Eva. Brock, Marie Churchill, Buree MeConahy, Leah Perkins. Piano Sole— “Valse Chromatique”.Godard Pending— “Bill Smith”.Max Adler Miss Janet Young. The seat sale begins at 10 o’clock Friday morning at the Eugene the atre. The concert commences at 8:30. oooooooooooooooooo o o KTvama Society announces o o the plelging of the following o o Freshmen: o o Florence Johnson. o o Frances Shoemaker. o o Myrle .McCloskey. o o Helen Johns. o o Louise Williamson. o o Miriam Tinker. o o Grace Campbell. o vo Lurline Brown. o o " Myrtle Tobey. c o Bern fee Phillips*, c o Bernice Lucas. o o Ina Cochran. c o Margaret Hawkins. c o Emma Wootton. o o Helen Wiegand. c o Mildred Broughton. c o Marian Reed. c o Olive Risley. c o Marian Ingram. c o c ooooooooooooooooooc o o COLLOQUIUM DISCUSSES STUDY REQUIREMENTS Most Students This Year Are Taking Right Proportion of Subjects The Colloquium held a meeting Tuesday evening in Villard hall dur ing which the entrance requirements of professional schools and the courses of study in the University were discussed. The Colloquium is an organization I consisting of all faculty members. “The purpose of it,” says Dr. Boyn ton, ‘ is to have informal meetings about once a month and discuss in a heart to heart fashion anything that a faculty member may have worry ing him. It is during these meetings that we thresh out all questions of possible trouble so that when they come up for settlement we are bet ter able to handle them and can do so with promptness. We decided nothing definitely last Tuesday but found that the students this year are taking about the right amount of re quired courses. We also discussed whether or not professional schools in Portland should he allowed to ad ult students not having had two 'ears of college work.” PORTLAND BUSINESS HEN TRY PUBLIC SPEAKING 35 Are Enrolled in Prof. Red die’s Ciass. No Tuition Is Charged The first extension class in Public Speaking was organized in Portland Saturday by 35 business and profes ional men under the direction of Professor A. F. Reddie, head of the department in Public Speaking. This is practically the only public peaking class existing in Portland in which anyone may receive in struction without paying tuition. arofessor Reddie states that a class will be held once every two weeks in one of the Public Libraries. “I expect to give the regular pub lic speaking course,” says Professor Reddie, “which consists mostly of preparing and delivering a speech. The members seem to be very en thusiastic and I expect to see great results, and an increase in the num ber of those enrolled. More classes of similar nature may be organized in other Oregon cities, but as yet no definite plans have been made. Some of my pupils are lawyers, salesmen, mechanics and others are in busi ness.” WOMEN’S DEBATE TRYOUT POSTPONED TO MARCH 20 Two Teams Will Be Selected if s Dual Debate Is Agreed Upon. “The women’s debate tryout has ben postponed until 4 o’clock Friday afternoon, March 29. We are await ing a reply from the University of Washington to the offer made by us that we will pay the expenses of a Washington’s women’s Rebating team if they will send one here at the same time we Send a team to Seattle,” sail Professor ^Prescott, in speaking of the probability of a women’s dual debate with Washing ton. “Our own team is to .uphold the affirmative of the question, ‘Re 1 solved, That the executive depart ■ msnt should be made responsible for the national budget,’ at Seattle, and should a Washington team be sent to Oregofi they will take the af firmative here. ®If we have two teams I do not know whether there will be two or three girls on each team; it rests entirely with Wash ington.” Six names have now been handed in: Mrs. Stetson, Selma Baumann, Aldous Oberholtzer, Cecile Sawyer, Beatrice Littlefield, Amy Carson. Williams College is about to organ ize a Student Council. SOPHS DRAW A BIG CROWD CLASS HOUR AT ASSEMBLY MARKED BY FREQUENT APPLAUSE BAILEY AND WEISS STAR Cleveland Simpkins as 1916’s Orator Appeals to the Fresh men to Cultivate Sportsman Like Qualities. The class hour program given by the 'Sophomore Class yesterday morning in Villard HaU_&ttracted an audience which packed the main floor and balcony, and constituted the largest assembly of the year. The program, advertised for three or four days by mysterious posters on the campus bulletin boards, went off without a hitch amid frequent in sistent applause and evidences of ap preciation. The program lasted for an hour and a half, and was divided into two parts, formal and informal. The in formal part consisted of a minstrel show. Minstrel Show Pleases. Hyde’s eight-piece minstrel band heralded the entertainment by pa rading the campus for a few mo ments before the program began. Lamar Tooze, president of the class, had charge of the exercises, anl made a few introductory re marks explaining the purposes of class hours. He was followed by Cleveland Simpkins, who was also last year’s class hour orator. Simp kins, in an eight-minute address, made an appeal to the Freshmen to cultivate sportsman-like qualities, and incidentally dwelt on the honors of the Sophomores. He was frequent ly interrupted by applause from the audience. “Sleep, Little Baby Mine,” by a double quartet of Sophomore girls and a vocal solo by Harold Humbert concluded the first part of the pro gram. Jokes Spicy. The minstrels were then ushered in and for an hour entertained the audience with spicy jokes and catchy songs. Merlin Batley and Mandell Weiss, as endmen, handled their parts in a way that brought forth almost continuous laughter from the au dience. The. program was closed with a medley sung by the entire chorus. The members of the Sophomore Class hour committee were: Maurice Hyde, chairman; Jeanettei Wheatley, Henry Trowbridge, Beatrice Locke, DeEtta Ingham, Frank Lewis, Bertha Kincaid, Myrtle Kem, Merlin Batley, Bernice Ely, Ralph Allen, Katharine Watson, Mandell Weiss and Mildred Gerig. TRIPLE “A” PLANS FROLIC Mildred Broughton Cliosen Chair man of Picnic Committee. The Triple A met at the Kappa Alpha Theta house Monday, March 17, at five o'clock. Mildred Broughton was chosen chairman of a committee to decide upon a date for a picnic. The April Frolic stum committee submitted a plan which will be used by the Triple A in the April Frolic. After business chocolate and cakes were served. The next meeting will I be Tuesday, March 24, at the Mu Phi ! Epsilon house. j A meeting of the Colloquium will be held tonight at 8 o’clock in room 30, : Library building. The subject which i will come up for discussion is the • Revised Course of Study. 'Dartmouth won the triangular de bate championship from Brown and Williams Colleges recently. WRESTLERS TO ENTER MEET VARSITY GRAPPLERS GO TO PORTLAND FOR SATUR DAY EVENT FIVE MEN WILL CAKE TRIP King, Martin, Fuji Maki, Carl and Jackson to Compete for University in Big Conference Matches for Honors. The Varsity wrestlers had their last workout Thursday afternoon, preparatory to the conference wrest ling tournament in Portland Satur day, when Coach Shockley reviewed the men on various holds. “The men are in as good condition as could be expected after only two months’ training,’’ said Shockley yesterday. The team will leave for Portland Friday at 7:35 in the morning by way of the Oregon Electric. Friday afternoon they will be given a light workout at the Multnomah Club, so that the men might get acquainted with the surroundings. They will stay at the Oregon Hotel while in Portland. Five Men Will Compose Team. Only five men will compose the team. Shaffner of the 125-pound weight, was compelled to forfeit that class to Martin because of his inabil ity to work down within the limits of that weight. The weights of the •est of the men are within the two pound limit, give or take. The preliminaries will be held Fri day night and the finals Saturday night. Whether any of the men get by the preliminaries or not, all will )e present at the finals. Grapplers Will (Jo Boating. Saturday afternoon Shockley in tends to take the men down to the rowing club and take them out for a row to warm them up and for a lit tle recreation. The men will take up their regu ar class work as soon as the meet is over, or they may go out for any of the various sports. “I can only say that we hope to make a showing, and if we do I cer tainly will be satisfied for this year,” declared Shockley, before he left.. Fuji Maki, the 115-pounder, has been nursing a sore shoulder for the last day or two but is confident that it will be all right for the meet. Jackson of the 108 weight, Martin of the 125. Carl of the 145 and King of the 158-pound weight are in as j good condition as could be expected. HANDBALL CONTENTS ARE ALL ONE-SIDED N: Delts, Pijis, Sigma Chis, Phi Delta and Oregon Club in Finals The Eutaxian Assembly Hour on April 8 will consist mainly of a skit entitled “The Hartville Shakespeare Club." This is a farce, bringing in such characters as Juliet, Katherine, the Shrew, and Ophelia. "We have begun rehearsals on the skit,” said Lucia Macklin, president of Eutaxian, yesterday. "It is a ‘take off’ on several of Shakespeare’s plays and will be very amusing. “There will probably be a quar tette, too, in the Assembly Hour, but we have not definitely decided that.” LACHMUND TALKS MONDAY Will Exhibit and Itead Extracts From Eiszt Diary. Carl V. ftaflhmund will lecture on the Liszt mementos, exhibited at present in the University Library, in Professor Schafer’s room- in the Li brary at 8 o’clock Monday evening, March 23. Mr. Lachmund will also exhibit the famous Liszt diary of 1876 and read extracts from it. No admission will be charged. EUTAXIANS WILL‘TAKE OFF SHAKESPEARE ON APRIL 8 Members Begin Rehearsals of “Hartville Club” Comedy The doughnut handball matches continue to be one-sided. Out of four games that were played Wednesday, fourteen was the largest score ob tained by the loosing team. The games were fast and at all times in teresting to the few that crowded the small gallery to witness them. Kappa Sigma represented by Staig er and Bronough. were defeated two straight games by Furney and Quig ley of Delta Tau Delta for a place in the semi-finals, with scores of 21 to 7 and 21 to 14. Huntington and Roberts, of Phi Delta Theta defeated the Iota Chis, Lyons and Dinneen, 21 to 7 and 21 to 9, for a place in the finals. Signu* Nu failing to appear, for feited the games to Phi Gamma Del ta, who will be represented by Trow bridge and Rathbun, playing Delta Tan Delta for a place in the finals, Thursday, f> p. m. Sigma Chi will play the Oregon Club at 4 p. m. for \ place in the finals. 120 HELP BUI CUIHA FOR Y. W. BUNGALOW St. Patrick’s Day Dinner Nets $60 for Use of Women’s Building1 Ono hundred and twenty people attended the China Shower banquet given by Mrs. W. VV. Calkins and Mrs. R. W. Prescott Tuesday evening in tlie Yr \V. Bungalow. The pro ceeds, about $G0. will be given to the Y. W. C. A. to .be used in buying china for their now empty china closets. The University orchestra played various Irish selections throughout the evening. Dr. Timo thy Cloran and Prof. F. S. Dunn spoke on the Irish Tradition of Saint Patrick’s day. Mrs. Frank Chambers gave an illustrated talk on “Scenes in Ireland.” The Bungalow was appropriately decorated with greens and sham rocks. The many small tables car vied out the general scheme. The menu was: Cream Chicken Cold Roast Beef Boston Baked Beans Brown Bread Sandwiches Perfection Salad Wafers Ice Cream Cakes Salted Nuts Coffee ANNUAL Y. M. C: A; BANQUET SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 27 Faculty, Students and Pastors Invited Whether Members or Not The Y. M. C. A. will hold Its an nual banquet and Installation Fri day evening, March 27, In the ban quet hall of the city Y. M. C. A. Special invitations have been sent to the faculty, advisory board and pastors of Eugene churches. A thorough canvass of the students will be made, as everyone, member or non-member, is invited. There will be accommodations for 200. The meeting will he Informal and will last from 6.15 to 8 o'clock. The charges will b 25 cents a plate, those desiring to attend are re quested to leave a notice at the Y. M. C. A. office. The officers to be Installed are: B rt Bombard, president; Walter Dimm, vice-president; I^eslie Tooze, i treasurer; Roy Stevens, recording secretary. Illinois is to have a new educa tion building within a few years. An appropriation of $125,000, made by the legislature last spring, will be sufficient to complete one wing of | the building in the near future. SENIOR PLAY CAST CHOSEN ETHEL TOOZE AND WILLARD SHAVER GIVEN STAR ROLES DEAN COLLINS IS AUTHOR Musical Comedy, “The Prof, and the Soph,” Will Be Pro duced by Seniors During Jun ior Week-end at Theatre. (By Edison Marshall) “The Prof, and the Soph,” a mus ical comedy written by Dean Collins as his senior thesis, will be produce,d by the Senior class May 7, in Junior Week End, with Ethel Tooze and Willard Shaver in the leading roles. Professor Reddle will direct the play, which Is to be given at the Eugene Theatre. rne play is laid at college. Two professors, a number of college stu dents and a chorus compose the cast. Janies Cleaver, played by Willard Shaver, Is a young professor who is hardly human at the beginning of the play. Virginia Gray, played by Ethel Tooze, says that she will make lim human, but In doing so the pro esscr falls In love with her and she ilmost so with him. Meanwhile her mother, Fred Gray, has been accus ed of stealing examination ques tions; the questions were found In its book and as his reputation Is ather frayed, no one but his sister md Percy, who really did the steal ng, doubt that he Is guilty. Professor Cleaver believes that 'ray did the stealing, but for the :iake of his sister, tries to give the mpression that someone else stole the questions. He gets rattled and Virginia believes that he is In a plot to discredit her brother. Justice at last triumphs and Percy, played by Ira Staggs, has to confess. Fred Gray, played by Norton Cow len, regains his reputation, becomes engaged to Marlon Doyle, played by Hazel Rader, and the Professor wins the heroine. The chorus has not been selected vet, but It will be chosen entirely 'rom the senior ciass. The comedy contains many song hits, and Mar garet Rankin says It will be ‘the liv est play that ever hit Eugene." The cast Is as follows: James Cleaver.Willard Shaver Fred Gray.Norton Cowden Reggie.Earl Fortmiller Will Keene.Wallace Benson p«rcy. Ira Staggs Arthur Donnely.... Delbert Stanard Dr. Pryor.Bob McCornack Harry.Irwin Brooks Archie.Earl Hughes Henry Gray.Lyman Rice Virginia Gray.Ethel Tooze Marian Doyle.Hazel Rader Berta.Mae Norton A "boner".Bill Cass Allle and Hawley, twins. . . . .Alva Grout and Hawley Bean GYM EXHIBIT ON APRIL 9 Indoor Drill Work and Track Meet to lie Combined. Outdoor gymnastic work for the women of the University will not be gin till May 4. All efforts are now being expended in preparing for the annual exhibi tion, which is scheduled for the even ing of April 9. Instead of the two separate fevents, such as constituted the exhibition last year, it will be a combination this time of indoor drill work with a track meet. Virginia Petersen is the manager for the Sophomore girls and Kate. Schaefer for the Freehmen. A class in cooking for boys has been started at the Kansas Agricul tural College. The class is open to ail boys in the school.