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About Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 22, 1915)
’’ubtiihed each Tuesday, Thursday
Saturday of the college year, by
the Asoeiatad Students of the Uni
versity of Oregon.
Entered at the postoffice at Eugene
as second class matter.
Subscription rales, per year, fl.OO.
Single copies, 5c.
Editor-in-Chief Iceland G. Hendricks
Assistant Editor....Marjorie McGuire
Managing Editor Max Sommer
News Editor .Wallace Eakin
City Editor...Leslie Tooze
Administration .. Clytie Hall
Assistant . Don Belding
Sports .Harry Kuck, Cyrus
Sweek, Rex Kay, Floyd Westerfield
Society .Beatrice Lockeo
Assistant .Madge Barry
Dramatics .—Mandell Weiss
Exchange ...Rita Frale^
Features .Lamar Tooze, Milton
Stoddard and Edison Marshall ,
Reporters * „
Alexander Bowen, . Irwin .Sutton,
Helen John$, Flawnice Killingsworth,
Louise. Allen, Margaret Stauffer,
Charles Dundore, Leigh Swinson, Lois
Ladd, DeWitt Gilbert, Helen Currey,
Sara Barker, Helen Downing, Rober
ta Kill^m, Gladys Colwell, A. L.
0 Bostwick, Kenneth Moores, Mildred
Gerig, Jack Montague and Donald
Easiness Manager....Anthony Jaureguy
Asst. Manager...Wayne Stater
Circulation Mgr.E'mest Watkins
Manager’s Phone, 841
There is in the University Library
a collection of student publications of
other years, which, though by no
means complete, should interest every
one of us here now. In this collec
tion are most of the year-books which
have appeared under various labels
since the first “Webfoot,” the recent
files of the Emerald, and those of the
old Oregon Monthly almost in their
If you are a denizen of the Library,
or if you never have visited that
shrine of Minerva and Venus, go to
the corner where these relics are kept,
and devote an hour or two to the his
tory of your own institution—not its
public and official records, but its in
timate campus happenings. Read the
stories of past athletic contests and
past debates, the names of heroes of
student exploits, the leaders of stu
dent sentiment. Read about those
pood old swashbuckling days, when
the whole University turned out for a
hazing bee, and the cumulative cut
system was unknown. Read some of
the editorials of those early ink
slingers. Learn about the men that
this college has turned out—both at
graduation time and on oher occa
sions-—the fents they accomplished
and the sacrifices they made—and
find out why Oregon spirit has a fame
all its own in the college world.
To understand the present, we must
know the past. We talk about Ore
gon spirit, Oregon ideals, Oregon men,
but few of us know what we are talk
Dorothy Wilkinson was a luncheon
truest ifet the Kappa Kappa “Gamma
David Campbell and Prentiss Brown
were dinner guests at the Delta Gam
mu house Tuesday night.
Mrs. M. S. Walker, of Corvallis, »s
spending the week-end at the Alpha
Anna Grace Palette, of Monmouth,
is spending the week-end at the Delta
Dr. and Mrs. John Straub, Rev. and
Mrs. H. S. Wilkinson, and Dorothy
Wilkinson were dinner guests at the
Alpha Phi house Saturday night.
Dr. Kenneth R. Latourotto was a
luncheon guest Tuesday at the Sigma
Dr. and Mrs. John Straub were din
ner guests at the Phi Delta Theta
house Wednesday evening.
Phi Delta Theta entertained Profes
sor and Mrs. Eric Allen at dinner on
Cleone Carroll and Melba Williams
were dinner guests at the Kappa Al
pha Theta house Thursday evening.
DRIBBLES AND SPIKES
By Rex Kay.
Bill’s mind has been working over
time. He has planned a trip to Cali
fornia and one to Pennsylvania for
the track team, provided the men
come up to his expectations.
Everett Stuller was seen at Baker
by several of the Glpe Club men. He
said he would probably be back next
semester. Ev. cleared six feet two
in the high jump last spring.
“Remember it is the harmonious
team that wins." So spoke Coach
Jimmy Schaeffer to the hundred men
who answered the first call for base
ball practice at the University of Cal
The 0.oA. C. Barometer is still dis
pensing its time worn line of be^r stu
dies. This time it i%basketball. Stew
art, with only three ofd° men on hi3
first lineup; .is surely,to be pitied, es
pecially since Bezdek lost his whole
first team last year and is still hunt
ing for its successors.
Johnny Beckett, left stone wall of
the football team, will leave at the end
of this semester, with Ray Sweeney
and “Chuck” Parnell, for the Arctic
Circle. The three intend to live on
sour dough and are going to hunt
gold mines by way of recreation.
Johnny says he will be back for foot
ball next fall, if he has to walk.
To the Editor:
I must admit that I have never ta
ken all the mathematical courses of
fered in this institution, but I have
attended two of them for a whole year,
and despite this advanced training, I
have never been able to solve the ex
act co-ordination between one “cut"
and one-sixteenth of a semester hour.
Perhaps the immature brain of a stu
dent is unable to master such a solu
tion as this—it is left to the profes
sors, who have had greater experi
ence in working out educational prob
Here is a problem:
There are forty weeks in a college
year (University Catalogue).
This gives twenty weeks in each se
Twenty per cent of classes cut in
one course excludes from examina
tions (faculty ruling).
There are five days of recitation
each week. i
In a five-hour course there are one
hundred recitations each semester.
Twenty cuts in one course make you
lose five hours.
Sixteen cuts take ''ft one semester
hour (faculty ruling).
Eight cuts are disregarded.
Where is the mathematics to solve
Suppose a person carying two five
hour and two three-hour courses. He
makes three hundred and twenty rec
itations a semester. Twenty cuts in
each five-hour course, and twelve cuts
in each three-hour course would ex
clude him from the examinations and
he would drop all sixteen hours, with
a total of sixty-fofur cuts.
But suppose a fellow cuts sixty-four
times in a semester, he loses four
hours, but still with fifty-six cuts he
would lose the same number, for the
rule states that one hour is deduct
ed for fnftn eight to twenty-four cuts;
two “for from twenty-four to forty;
three, from forty Oto fifty-six; and
four, from fifty-six to seventy-two.
There seems to be some difficulty in
this solution, for a student loses six
teen hours for sixty-four cuts, yet he
may drop only thirteen, ten, seven or
Another question which presents sa
lient points of difficulty to the faculty
ruling is this: Can the faculty justly
prevent a student from being grad
uated if he has made the required one
hundred and twenty hours, but has a
number of cuts which would deduct
one or two hours? This seems re
ductio ad absurdum, for the dictates
of conscience and law will not allow
it. In fact, the faculty could be forced
to grant a diploma to such a student
by due process of law,
1 see no arguments for either the
"cumulative cut rule” nor for the
“twenty per cent rule.” It seem# to
me that these matters should be left
entirely in the hands of the professors.
While we have examinations at Ore
gon, and a student is able to pass the
required examination, there is no ne
cessity for him *o attend class. Nei
ther the German nor the English uni
versities have these rules, and I be
lieve no one would dare to argue that
there is even a shadow of compari
son between those institutions and
“RATTLESNAKE JIM” VISITS
OREGON AND CALLS ON FRATS
“The University of Oregon is a live
school,” said Rattlesnake Jim, the
globe trotter, who visited the Uni
versity and several of the fraternity
James Lauhno Lonefeather, as this
nomad avers is his real name, was
bofc-n in Lucerne, Switzerland, and
started to walk arojnd the world April
6, 1897. He expects to return to hi3
native town tfn April 6, 1920, at the
“I commenced this trip for three
reasons,” he said. “First, to gain
health that is absolutely immune to
any disease; second, to secure an ed
ucation better than any university
can furnish; and third, to get real ad
venture, which is impossible for maHy
to find. I have been in every one of
the European countries, making long
visits at the different universities, and
have collected the seals of all the
schools, with the signatures of their
presidents. My book also contains the
postmarks of towns I have passed
“Rattlesnake” attracted a crowd
whenever he appeared on the street.
Dressed in an old military suit, with
gunny sacks for a vest, he looks like
the true Robinson Crusoe. He has
never had on a pair of shoes and his
bare feet will scratch the ordinary
fir floor. "Jim” claims to have never
taken a bath.
“I make my living by selling trin
kets and dancing. The Sioux Indian
war dance and Swiss Yodling are my
Jim will leave Eugene Saturday,
going north to Vancouver, B. C., then
to Hawaii and South America.
* The committee of the faculty *
* appointed to select student repre- *
* sentatives for the Panama-Pacific *
* International Exposition, requests *
* all students desiring to file appli- *
* cations to do so with Dr. W. M. *
* Smith before February 1. After *
* that date no application will be *
* considered. *
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To pick from our entire lines of
Suits and Overcoats, this fall’s
latest styles at.
Reductions of 25 to 35 ™
Blue Serges and Full Dress Suits
Balmacaans and Rain
coats 25 per cent off
Styleplus Suits, now $15
Dig reductions in Hand Bags
Suit Cases and Trunks
Holeproof Hosiery, 6 pairs guaranteed 6 mo., $1.50
I Come in now for yonr Oregana photos
Our portraits are the best
Eugene’s Leading Photographers
Ask your friends
For that SUNDAY DINNER
Put up in any size to suit your convenience
“The Students’ Shop”
“Just off the Campus” 11th and Alder
Bangs’ Civery Company
Gorier Eighth and Pearl
Dorris Plwto Shop
Successful retail merchandising
consists in keeping seasonable
stock to sell the buying public. Every new sea*
son demands the new season’s accepted styles.
This makes it onecessary to dispose of every- 0
thing of the present season. In order to ac
complish that result, clearance sales become
necessary. So that we may not be obligde
to carry over any of our present fall and
winter shoes, we are selling at radically re
duced prices, affording you a money saving
Burden & Graham
Eugene Shoe Headquartes 828 Willamette
DR. S. M. KERRON
Class of 1906
Physician anil Surges..
Office 200-210 White Temple.
OLIVE "c" WALLER
A. ORVILLE WALLER
416 C. & W. Bldg. Phone 195.
T j. e. Kuykendall” m. d.
Physician and Surgeon
Residence Phone 965. Office, Eu
gene Loan & Savings Bank Bldg.,
Office Phone 154-R Res. Phone 611-R
DR. M. C. HARRIS
Rms. 2 and 4, C. W. Bldg., 8th &
Willamette Sts., Eugene, Oregon.
For non-delivery of your Emer
ald, call 944.
DR. WRIGHT a LEE
Phone 42. 306 I. O. O. F. Temple
, Johnston’s Candies Nyal Remedies
YOU GET REAL VALUE AT
YERINGTON & ALLENS’
86 9th Av. E. Phone 2S1
SHERWIN-MOORE DRUG CO.
. Box Candies, Toilet Goods, _
-— Prescription Department
9th and Willamette Phone 6S
TOLLMAN STUDIO “
J. B. Anderson, Proprietor
Phone 770 734 Willamette
STUDIO DE LUXE
C. A. Lare, Manager
960 Willamette St. Phone 117)
Office Phone 391 Res. Phone 332-Y
THE EUGENE ART STORE
George H. Turner
Pictures, Picture Framing, Pennant*,
Pillows and Armbands
Paine Bldg., 10th and Willamette.
LEE M. TRAVIS
Office over Loan and Savings Bank.
A. M. NEWMAN
Cleaning and Pressing
Over Savoy Theatre
CLEANING AND PRESSING
A. W. COOK
Suit Pressed, 60c. Cleaned and
Pressed, $1.26. -
Phone 692. 89 7th Av. E
T YP EWRITERS—All makes sold,
rented and repaired. Oregon Type
writer Company, 316 C. & W. Bldg.,
EUGENE MULTIGRAPHING CO.
Multigraphing and Printing
316 Cockerline & W other bee Bldg.
O’BRIEN MATTRESS AND
Mattresses made to order.
379 E. 8th St. Phone 399
THE CYCLE CLUB
Bicycle and Umbrella Repairing,
Safety Razor Blades Sharpened.
Phone 964 836 Olive
WELLS A PATTERSON
“We saw wood.” Varsity men doit.
Honest work, honest prices.
Phone 476-L 1565 Franklin St
Hair Dressing Parlors
Marinello Toilet Articles. Hair
Goods madeto order. Manicuring,
Scalp and Face Treatments. Switch
es made from combings.
Register Bldg., Willamette St., Eu
gene, Oregon. Telephone 1009.
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benefit of your money.