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About Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 16, 1915)
PLEDGE DAY 10 BE
HELD OCTOBER 20
Gov. Withycombe and Regent
Newell to Speak at Annual
The annual "pledge day” of the
University will be held at the regu
lar assembly hour on October 20.
Governor James Withycombe, Regent
W. K. Newell, Rev. C. M. Hill. Rev.
C. A. Woody and Congressman W. C.
Hawley will be the speakers at the
On pledge day the students pledge
their allegiance to the state; ac
knowledge the debt which they owe
its people at large for the privileges
of education that they enjoy and
pledge themselves to endeavor, to
the best of their abilities to give back
full value received by loyal patriotic
PLAYS OF 13 COUNTRIES
TO BE READ BY MR. REDDIE
The works of 13 modern drama
tists, representing as many countries,
will be presented during the coming
year by Professor Reddie. ‘‘The Great
Divide,” by William Vaughn Moody,
Mr. Reddie’s first reading, was
given October 12. This play deals
with an American situation by an
American playwright. In the moun
tains of Arizona the pampered sons
of the rich become better men be
cause of their close communion with
nature. The stage of Guild hall was
fitted with Indian blankets in an at
tempt to portray the spirit of Ari
Rushing Practice of Wisconsin
Greek letter rushing as practiced
by the Pan-Hellenic at Stanford is not
as weird an institution as many peo
ple think. According to the Daily
Cardinal of the University of Wiscon
sin the men are under as many rules
there as the women. Some of the
rules follow: No student shall be
initiated until the beginning of his
sophomore year. There shall be no
ostentatious rushing at any time.
No student shall be initiated while on
probation. No student may he in-,
itiated without the approval of the
dean of men or the chairman of the
student interest committee. This
system has been in existence for two
years and is favorably regarded in
general by the student body.
Courses in English, Commerce
and Psychology Are Offer
ed at Portland Library.
The work of the extension depart
ment of the University of Oregon in
Portland is being continued this win
ter at the Central library.
The enrollment in the extension
classes of Mrs.Mabel H. Parsons is
about 400, divided as follows: Eng
lish composition, 126; short story,
175; literary appreciation, 93.
The course offered by Mrs. Par
soils in literary appreciation is for
the purpose of giving a comprehen
sive view of the comparative value of
modern fiction, such as the works of
Thomas Hardy Balzac, Gustav Frens
sen and Winston Churchill.
Dr. D. W. Morton, dean of the
school of commerce, will address the
institute certificate holders of the
Portland chapter of the American
Institute of Banking every other
Dr. Morton's course will deal large
ly with the history of banking. The
commercial teachers of the various
high schools will be visited and talks
given dealing with the manner in
which the commercial courses offer
ed may be made more practical.
Dr. George Rebec, professor of
philosophy, will conduct a class in
psychology, at the Central library
on alternate weeks.
Beginning on October 15, Dr. Re
bec started a course of lectures on
“Modern Art in Relation to the
Movement of Modern Ideals and Mod
ern Life.” These lectures will be
given on the first and third Fridays
of each month, at 2 o'clock p. m., in
the Women of Woodcraft hall. Lan
tern slides will be introduced
throughout the course.
NOTED BISHOP TO SPEAK
ON “SOCIAL PROGRESS”
Bishop William of the United
Brethren church, president of the
World’s League of Social Progress,
is announced by the University for
a free lecture, to take place in Vil
lard hall a week from next Tuesday,
at 7:30 in the evening. His topic
will be “Social Progress.’’ William
Jennings Bryan is quoted as saying
that Bishop Bell is the “greatest or
ator on the American platform.” He
is said to be in great demand as a
speaker at $200 a night, but this
lecture will be free.
Will Support Soccer
At a meeting of the executive com
mittee of the student body, heM
Wednesday afternoon in Registrar
Tiffany’s office, favor to support soc
cer ball to the extent of two games
was declared and the two games
with Multnomah, as played last year
will take place after the opening of
the season. One game will be play
ed in Portland, and the other game
nere in Eugene.
The committee, at a previous
meeting had granted expenses for
two contests .with O. A. C., but as
the Agricultural college is not going
to put out a team, Multnomah will be
Debate Tryout Held
Both women and men of the Uni
versity took part in the debate try
out this morning at 9 o’clock in
Guild hall. “Resolved that the
United States should adopt some
form of compulsory military train
ing,” was the trial question. Be
tween 15 and 20 took part.
Better Preparation of Incoming
Classes Justifies Increase of
Work Says President.
With a new administration build
ing, freedom from referendum troub
les, and the newly inaugurated sys
tem of honors, the University is this
year raising standards in all de
partments, according to President P.
“The incoming classes have bet
ter high school preparation,” said'
President Campbell. “On that ac
count we feel justified in demanding
an increase of 10 per cent or so in
the amount of ground covered. Par
ticularly, more outside reading is
required. So far the students are
responding very well.”
Many of teh departments have new
equipment. The zoology department
is fitting up a new physiology labora
tory, which is to accommodate six
people, working independently. The
ippliances are largely electrical.
The departments of economics and
commerce are establishing museums.
The education department now has a
well-organized major course.
The journalism department is
equipped for the mechanical and
business sides of newspaper work, as
well as the literary.
“Wle are holding up professional
standards,” said Professor E. W. Al
len, head of the journalism depart
ment, “and are keeping everyone to
them. More and more of our energy
is being spent on the upperclassmen.”
The department of English litera
ture is requiring more reading in
some of the courses, and has sev
eral honor students.
U. OF M. JOURNALISM DEAN
TO ATTEND CONFERENCE
A. L. Stone, dean of the school of
journalism of the University of Mon
tana, will attend the first annual
meeting of the western association of
Teachers of Journalism, to be held at
the University of Oregon, in Eugene,
luring the latter part of this month.
Teachers of journalism from the
Universities of Washington and Ore
gon are on the program.—Montana
A campaign is being started at
Washington to enlist a large number
of students to attend the California
Washington game. I^eave of absence
has been granted by the faculty and
special rates secured from the steam
Ohio State University students
held a meeting to arrange the details
of a pie-baking contest. This com
petition is to be held under the au
spices of the University apple show.
Do the contestants have to eat their
For the first time since 1 904 the
University of Washington has failed
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terest on the part of the men stu
dents in the classics.
The Phi Delta Theta have as a
week-end guest Oscar Chenoweth, a
Phi Delta Theta, from Purdue.
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Winnens State Fair 1914, Lane county Fair, 1913-14-15.
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and a one reel feature
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