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EUGENE, OREGON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 1916.
PEACE TO COME ONLY
History Professors Agree On
Vital Points About Present
Status of War.
ENGLAND NOW WAKIN6 UP
Ultimate Issue Will Be Either
World Federation or World
Acceptation of Militarism.
Points About the War Agreed Upon
by History Professors.
1. There is no immediate possi
bility of peace. It is a war of ex
2. Germany and Austria now de
sire peace. The allies will not con
sider it. They say that England and
.Russia are just getting organised to
a point where they can force the war
in their favor.
8. That England is waking up to
her need and is just beginning her
part in the war.
4. That, ultimately, the war will
result in internationalism, in a world
federation, or in a general adoption
of militarism that will be almost
5. That, while thus far the war has
been favorable to Germany and her
allies, the entente will soon begin to
come into her part; that her turn is
now at hand.
Drs. Joseph E. Schafer, R. C. Clark
and James D. Barnett, of the depart
ment of history, have all expressed them
selves as believing the above points. In
their opinions, there is no possibility of
peace coming as the result of litigation.
While it will not be brought by the ab
solute crushing of either side, it will
come only as the result of overpowering
England, they believe, is now entering
into a period of understanding and ac- i
tivity that will be a powerful asset for
the allies. For the first time in the his
tory of the British Empire conscription
has been adopted to fill her armies. The
measure is a popular one with the people
and will bring about great changes in
Dr. Clark points out that, in all her
wars, England has been slow, indiffer
ent, backward and defeated at first, only
to awaken and rally in the end. He cites
the instances of the Napoleonic and Boer
wars to prove this point.
Dr. Barnett says, “The whole struggle
will either result in a revulsion of feel
ing towards bloodshed so powerful that
a federation among the nations will is
sue or it will bring a fever of armament
and militarism that will be terrific. In
neither case, will the result come im
H. G. Wells, the British scientist and
author, recently presented an article and
a prophesy in the Saturday Evening
Post with which Dr. Schafer rather
agrees. “Wells believes,” said Dr.
Schafer, “that, after the war, the two
present faction! will remain opposing
each other in an armed peace, even as
they now do in strife. The neutral na
tions of Europe will ally themselves with
one side or the other and that these
two, with a third alliance composed of
the countries of America, will form a
great triangle. The possibility of war
would be greatly reduced in this case.
Wells then sees the nations of the world
gradually drawing into a general federa
“If the matter does not issue this way
it will mean a chaotic condition of arma
ment, suspicion and strife.”
NOT COLLEGE BRED.
Nine marriages of graduates and for
mer students of the University of Indi
ana were recorded during the Christmas
vacation. The marriages in only one in
stance were the result of college ro
Results of tha swimming examination
at University of California for subject
C, which was introduced only last semes
ter for freshmen, show that of the 436
women who tried out, 151 passed, and of
this number 79 used the side underarm
stroke, 44 the breast stroke, 13 the sin
gle overarm, 10 the trudgeon and five
Scroll and Script
Co-ed Registers Impressions of
Doughnut Games in Ver
“Do you know Madge, I never was so
interested in anything in my life as I am
in these doughnut games. Why do they
call them the doughnut league? The fel
lows are such nuts? Oh, I might have
deduced that myself.
“Just look! there’s Tony! Would
you ever guess that he was that thin?
And-Kenneth! Why I could have sworn
that he was fat. Here come the Fijis!
Who are they going to play today? Why
see those dirty suits. How can the men
be so unsanitary?
“How does it happen that they let Bill
I Hayward play in every game? He must
be terribly good. The refeTee? OoooH!
“Hooray! They made a Basket. Let's
“How can Helen lean over the railing
and cheer when Loren makes a good
play ? Everyone’s watching her. Isn’t
Bert graceful ? He has the best looking
feet in college. Have you noticed how
Henry’s mustache is growing? It makes
him look so old—would, you ever guess
that he is only 19? He graduates this
“Why do the men hook their hands in
the back of their trousers when Hay
ward throws up the ball? Isn’t Jack all
arms and legs? Don’t you hate those
all-white suits? They look like under
wear. Urn um, B. V. D. is right.
“Do you know. I heard something
dreadful about Monty and Chet. Bezdek
said that they were the best holders on
the team. I can’t imagine how he found
out. Oh no, I don’t know them very
well, they’re good looking though.
“Aren’t the Sigma N« writs keen? -J
insist upon having one of those perfectly
“It’s over. Who won? Why look,
Madge, it was a tie and now they are go
ing to play it all over again. Gee, but
I’d like to see it but I’ve simply got to
go, I’m ten minutes late for gym now."
STUDENTS SWIM, HIKE
AND SLEEP OUT-OF-DOORS
With Mercury Freezing, Both Sexes
Abandon Fireplace and Bevel In
Five Inches of Snow.
With the mercury freezing and the
ground buried in five inches of snow,
University students are not hugging
their fire-places, but are hiking, sleep
ing out-of-doors, coasting and swim
Students of both sexes started a win
ter frolic Friday, when it was certain
that the snow had come to stay awhile.
Old bob-sleds and toboggans were taken
out of the attic and nearly 100 students
spent the afternoon and evening on
College Crest, coasting and snow-fight
ing. The crowd increased with dark
ness, and the winter sports—a novelty
in Eugene—were pursued with increasing
enthusiasm by light of bon-fires.
While this was taking place in Eu
gene, six warmly-clad Gamma Phi
Betas were “mushing” their way over
the snow and sleet-covered roads to
Cottage Grove 22 miles south of Eu
gene. The girls, Alice Hill of La Grande,
Esther Hill of Cottage Grove, Harrietts
Polhemus of Portland, Helen Currey of
La Grande, and Nita Hunter of Port
land, decided not to depend on the be
lated trains, but donned their high-tops
and bit the open road. The start was
made at noon yesterday, and six and a
quarter hours later the sextet entered
Cottage Grove, where they are visiting
with Esther Hill's parents. They will
return tomorrow evening by train, ac
cording to a telegram received.
A city reporter was vainly trying to
keep warm in his ulster while covering
an assignment. Passing the Kappa Sig
ma house he heard splashes, “oogles” and
laughter. Investigating, he found Lay
man Bonney, a Kappa Sigma freshman
from Portland, enjoying a few lunges
into the icy millrace.
“Feels fine,” he chattered, as he swam
Students like the winter weather, and
after coasting, swimming, and hiking in
the day time, they sleep out of doors at
Of the 398 students living in sorority
and fraternity houses at the University,
310 sleep out-of-doors.
Professor Rweetser’s 90 member class
in sanitary hygiene has gathered sta
tistics on out-door sleeping.
Sixty per cent of the sorority girls
sleep on porches. Sixty-five stay in
doors, compared to 103 who sleep out
Among the fraternity men. 205. ap
proximately 90 per cent, sleep outside,
while but 23 coild-blooded souls prefer
steam-heated sleeping rooms.
‘FAIR/ SAYS SHOCKLEY
Two Men of First and Second
Strings Last Tear Form Nu
cleus for 1916 Team.
According to Ed Shockley, coach of
the wrestling team, the prospects for a
winning team this year are much better
than he had first anticipated. His men
of last year on the first and second
strings did not return to school this
fall, and the new men turning out Tor the
varsity sport did not come up to his
expectations. Where last year he had
36 men in training, he barely has 25
this year, and all the 25 are green ma
terial. with two exceptions.
“I had some good men worked up into
good trim for this year when the season
closed last year,” said Shockley. “But
they have all left school and with them
went the second string men, too. Last
year’s captain is back and with him is
our star 158 pounder. Outside of them
—well, it is a guess. We are scheduel
to meet O. A. C. soon and I understand
they have a wealth of material that is
showing all kinds of speed. But I don’t
say we haven’t a chance.**
Shockley is using Rutherford, a 145
pounder, and captain of the team two
years ago, and the star in the 158 pound
class, as a nucleus around which he will
build up a new team this year. The
.only definite dual meet is the one with
O. A. C. that will take place the latter
part of February. A. R. Tiffany, grad
uate manager, announced today that ar
rangements wrould be made to schedule
a preliminary match, possibly with the
Multnomah club, in order to work a little
of the greenness out of the men.
It is possible that Leon Jackson, who
wrestled in the 108 class in 1914, and
who had his head split open in the north
‘west meet in "Portland, causing him to
drop school for the 1915 season, will re
turn to school the second seiVster. As
it stands now, there are but two let
ter man oh the squad. Both of these men
have held captaincies and both of them
are the only men eligible for the same
job this year. They can not be said to
be absolutely sure of their places. “Com
petition is keen this year,” said Schok
ley, “and any one out of 14 or 15 may
make the team.” Three Portland lads
are bidding fair, while the state at large
is well represented. In the 108 class
Homer Phillips, a freshman from The
Dalles, Ivan Goldsmith, a freshman from
Eugene, and Leon Jackson, a sophomore
from Portland, are the prospectives.
In the 115 class, Frank Scaiefe, a
junior from Eugene, and Bruce Flegel,
a sophomore from Eugene, are holding
In the 125 class are H. D. (Bear Cat)
Grey, a freshman from Medford, Gordon
Clark, a sophomore from Portland, Har
old Wells, a junior from Eugene, and
J. S. Daley, a sophomore from Montana.
In the 135 class are H. G. Proctor, a
junior from Baker, Charles Dundore, a
sophomore from Portland, R. Faubian, a
freshman from Eugene and H. G. Prestel,
a freshman from Etfgene.
In the 145 class are E. Rutherford, a
junior from Eugene, and E. B. William
son, a freshman from La Grande.
In the 158 class are A. C. Chaves, a
freshman from Baker, E. Tschans, a
freshman from Eugene, and Dal King, a
law student from Myrtle Point.
In the 175 class are Bernard Breeding,
a junior from Portland, and Thurston
Lara way, a freshman from Hood River.
In the heavyweight class there is
Basil Williams, a freshman from Eugene.
STELUR PUTS FOUND
III NEWSPAPER DRAM
Warm Audience Sees Guild
Players in “What the
“What the Public Wants,” a four-act
newspaper play, by Arnold Bennett, was
produced in Guild hall last night by the
Guild Players, under the auspices of the
The production appeared to be very
acceptable to the audience. A good deal
of credit must be given to those who
took part for presenting a smooth and
The work of the majority of the cast
was neither worthy of special mention
nor did it render liable to any par
ticular censure. The parts which
stood out above the rest, through
the merits of their presentation were
those of Ernest Wratkins, as Francis
Worgan; Robert Earl, as Holt St, John,
and perhaps that of Clayton Baldwin, as
Watkins Has Easy Presence
Watkin’s easy presence, capable inter
pretation and command of his lines gave
him easily first place in the eyes of the
critic. This is especially creditable be
cause of the fact that he had one of the
longest and most difficult parts.
RobeTt Earl, as Holt St. John, was
effective in his interpretation of the part
of the eccentric theatrical manager.
Mr. Baldwin, as Simon Mnrquoid, re
ceived considerable applause for a short
bit of work.
Professor Reddie was acceptable,
though hesitant, us Sir. Charles Worgnn,
the leading character. Professor Reddie
had an etremely trying part.
Play Is “Twaddle”
The play itself may be best character
ized as “twaddle” for the most part. Sir
Charles Worgan, the owner and director
of Worgan’s Limited, a large newspaper
syndicate of London, believes that the ef
forts should be directed toward printing
what the public wants to read, has so
far been successful in attaining large cir
culation for his various papers. His
method of finding out what the public
wants was a simple one, of trying out va
rious things until he found the type of
matter which they would buy with the
most avidity. For four acts he is
vaguely reproved and looked down upon
by his superiorly cultivated relatives and
friends. During this time he continual
ly asks them all what the defect in his
logic is, comparing his trade to that of
an ordinary retailer who sells what his
customers ask for.
Wounded Ladies’ Feelings
During the lapse between the first and
last act we see him wounding old ladies’
feelings, dismissing good dramatic critics
and theatrical managers, besides cavort
ing around with two young widows.
Finally the whole crushing argument of
the opposition is brought out through the
lips of Francis Worgan, his dilitante
brother, who tells him thnt he had better
save his money, for while not attempting
to deny that he wasn’t giving the public
what it wanted then, he might not be able
to give them as good as they wished
later, and thus would from necessity have
to retire from his business and live on
the miserable interest of a million or two
The play will be repeated tonight.
170 Co-eds and Enough Men
For a Mob Make Up Cast
One hundred and thirty-seven girls
and three men! At first this was the
“dramatis personae” of the Y. W. C. A.
jubilee pageant-play which Is to be given
before assembly, March 2. Now the
ratio has been slightly changed. For, at
a meeting held last night, the pageant
committee raised the number of girl
characters to 170 and the number of
men to “enough to make a mob scene.”
The idea of the pageant-play is a cel
ebration of the fiftieth birthday of the
national Y. W. C. A. “Girls of Yester
day and Today” is the title of the play,
which depicts by means of costumes,
music and dialogue, the procession of
years since 1866. Jaunita Wilkins will
play “the ghd of 1866,” end Emma
Wootton “the girl of 1916.”
“The costuming, of which Mrs. C. H.
Edmondson will have charge, will be elab
orate,” says Louise Allen, president of
the Y. W. O. A. “The townspeople have
promised to dig out their attics for us,
and some of the fraternity-house chests'
will be at our disposal. The music will
be in charge of Miss Winifrpd Forbes,
land we hope to have the orchestra. If
possible, the sirs most popular at dif
ferent times since 1806 will be repro
duced. I>ocal hit3 may be used, and the
whole performance will probably require
45 minutes to put on.”
The month of February i»-to be one of
celebration by the national Y. W. C. A.
Pageants will be given at the Univer
sity of Washington and a number of
other ^colleges. It is the plan to stage
the production here twice—first for
townspeople at Guild hall, where a small
admission will be charged, and the sec
ond time at assembly.
The other important parts will be
chosen at the first Y. W. C. A. meeting
in February, when annual elections will
also be held.
“Nearly every girl In the University
may have a part if she cares for it,"
Louise Allen said. “And we believe it’s
going to be lots of fun, as well as a
The general committee is: Mrs. Ro
salind Bates, chairman; Mrs. P. L.
Campbell, Martha Beer, Emma Wootton.
Jaunita Wilkins, Lillian Littler, Bar
bara Booth, Amy Dunn, Mrs. E. L.
Knapp, Mrs. Percy Collie*, Mrs. 0. H.
Edmondson and Mrs. E. W. Allen.
Lament for Fool
Sung by Cynic
Writer Who Fears Consequence
of Signing Name Flits on
Wings of Boesy.
(’Sense me, Kipling)
A fool there was nnd he’d take his chair
(Even ns you nnd 1!)
Every dny at a class that he scarce
(They called him the Fellow-Who
For he’d sit and assume an indiffernt
(Even as you nnd I!)
Oh the jokes we hear from our profs
(And the old stock is e’er at hand),
Were lost to this fellow who did not
(For now we see that he never did
And never did understand.
A fool he was and the hour ne’er spent
(Even as you and I!)
Laughing; nor e’en to a smile gave vent
He might have guessed what this absti
But a fool must follow his natural bent.
(Even as you and I!)
Oh the l'H” he craved nnd for which he
(’Twas the grade on which he had plan
Was lost to this fellow who didn’t know ]
(And now we know he never knew why)
And never could understand.
The fool was flunked for bis foolish pride.
(Even as you nnd I!)
Well, he might haVe known that his
chance soon died
Ami Jiave known tMfc, *>e couldn’t have
passed had he tried,
For he heard not the jokes, no, nor even
(Even as you and I!)
Now it isn’t the “flunk” or the “shame
That will haunt him on every hand,
But the coming to see how he never
(And it certainly seems that he never
Nor never did understand.
MASS OF ST. CECELIA
AT VESPERS SUNDAY
Famous Musio to Be Given By Glee
Clubs—Or. Rebec Will Ad
At the vesper services next Sunday at
4:30 in Villard hall the combined glee
clubs will give Gounod’s ‘‘Mass of St.
Cecelia.” and Dr. Rebec will speak upon
“The Future of Religious and Ethical
Activity in the University of Oregon.”
Soloists in the glee clubs will*be Eva
Brock, Albert Gillette nnd Ralph H. Ly
man; accompanist, Ruth M. Davis.
Following is the musical program
which will be given: Kyrie (Lord, be
merciful); Gloria (Glory be to God);
Credo (The Creed); Sanctus (Holy,
Holy); Benodictiyj (Blessed Is He Who
Cometh), nnd Agnus Dei (Lamb of God).
In speaking of the music for the aft
ernoon, Mr. Lyman said: “The mass
will be sung in Italian but an English
translation has been prepared nnd will
be furnished. The mass abounds in
beautiful solos, duets nnd trios. The
choral passages are especially beautiful
—one who hears them will not soon for
get the wonderful impression they
“The address will be an informal sur
vey by Dr. Rebec of proposed plans
whereby the University shall assume a
certain amount of responsibility for aid
ing in the development of the religious
instinct of the students."
WILL ADDRE8S ASSEMBLY
J. Lovell Murray, of New York City,
who is the national educational secre
tary of the Student Volunteer movement,
will address the Y. W. C. A. Tuesday,
January 18, at 4 o’clock in the Bungalow.
He is to be introduced to the student
body at the assembly Wednesday morn
ing and will address a public meeting
Wednesday afternon at 4 o’clock in Pro
fessor Bovard’s lecture room in Deady
U. OF C. GETS LIBRARY.
A gift to the University of California
of an extensive French library was an
nounced at the regents’ meeting in San
Francisco yesterday afternoon. The li
brary was the one on exhibition at the
Panama-Pacific International exposition
and certain “Friends of France” were
responsible for the gift. The collection
! will be installed in a special room in the
1 university library.
OF DELTS IS MARRED
Sigma Cfiis Trounce League
Leaders 15 to 5. Two Tied
for First, Four for Second.
KAPPA SIGS-A.T.0. PLAY TODAY
Postponed Q&me This Morning
Results in Score of 21 to 7
for Kappa Sigs’ Team.
WON. LOST. PCT.
□ Bits .5 I .833
Phi Delta .5 I .833
Dorm . 4 2 .666
Ore. Club . 4 2 .666
Sigma Chi - 4 2 .666
Kappa Sigma- 4 2 .666
Betas . 3 3 .500
A. T. 0. . 2 3 .400
lota Chi .I 5 .166
Sigma Nu . 0 5 .000
FIJI* . 0 6 .000
Delta Tau 10, Dorm (!; Kappa Sig 15,
Iota Chi 9; A. T. O. 11, Fijis 10; Ore
gon dub 7, Betas 5.
Thi Delts 111, Signm Nu Sigma Chi
15, Delta Tau 5; Betas 7, Iota Chi 3;
Dorm 8, Oregon dub 0.
The Kappa Sigs and the A. T. O.e
played a postponed game this morning.
Score, Kappa Sig 21, A. T. O. 7.
Friday started off with a rush, and
the spectators were furnished with the
best brand of ball so far played m the
league. Everyone expected the Delta to
win, but they were snowed under by the
fast Sigma (’hi team by a score of 15 to
5. The first half ended .8 to'3, But the
mere factsof score does not toll the tale.
It was a case of where the team playing
superior ball won. The Sigma Chis
played the best defensive game that will
be seen in the series, and still their score
men were at work at all times adding to
the score. The game was hard fought
and Bezdek was forced to call quite a
number of fouls, most of which were on
to Delts. But the Delts seemed to have
lost their hoseshoe, and the Sigs were
surely primed for them. They could
take the ball down the floor, evading the
Delt defense and get a allot, whether it
was converted or not. MeCrndy was the
star of the game, and the man largely re
sponsible for the drop in the thermome
ter around the Delt house from 1000 to
Delta-Sigma Nu Game Is "Movie” Style
The next game that was shown was n
veritable motion picture play. Every
move a picture. The Phi Delts beat the
Sigma Nus 13 to 3. The Phi Delt team
did not furnish any excellent hrand of
bull, outside of that played by Hunt
ington at times. The Sigma Nus excelled,
in the guard positions, with the ease and
accuracy with which the ball whs tossed
outside from the other end of the floor,
while the forwards missed the basket,
displaying great efficiency in this re
spect. Huntington and Mitchell, w>ho
is reputed never to have seen a game be
fore, were the comedians of the cast, and
at times showed proficiency in the art of
Beta 7, lota Chi 3
The Betas picked up 7 to Iota Chi’s 3.
This game, played in the characteristic
style of the two teams, was go absolute
ly putrid that it deserves no other men
tion. Itequiescat in pace.
Dorm Beats Oregon Club
The last, game of the evening was a
weird patomime between the Dorm and
the Oregon club, which the former won,
B to 4. Nothing unusual occurred.
Neither team played anywhere near the
standard which they have set in the last
few bames, and it was a toss up at i ll
times. The fellows fought hard enough,
but it just seemed to be a game where
forwards could not get off right or
guards were getting away too well.
The bleachers passed the word to have
the hat passed, so Rez would get liis
sweater washed. ‘Tell it not to Seipa
In the first game the Delts bucked up
against the fast Dorm team. Furney
and Seaiefe pulled the game out of the
fire for the Delts in the last few min
utes of play, while the Delt guards cov
ered the best pair of forwards in the
league and kept them from freezing on
to any baskets. The Dorm started out
with a rush and in the first half had a
score of 5 to 2 hanging upon the Delts,
but in the next half the Delt forwards,
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