Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920, January 18, 1916, Image 1

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“Al,” Senior, and “Skeet,” Jun
ior, Are Letter Men From
Varsity Team.
Portland Offered Better Induce
ments Than Pittsburgh;Con
tracts Not Yet Signed.
When Lyle (“A 1”) and Carson
(“Sheet”) accepted terms with the
Portland Beavers last Friday, many of
the fireside fans’ tongues were set in
action. That they intended intering the
ranks of professional baseball players,
had been a foregone conclusion for
months by those who knew the inside
dope. It was rumored long ago that
“Sheet” was signed with the Chicago
White Sox, and that tooth athletes had
been approached by the Pittsburg club.
Portland Terms Best
“We accepted Walter McCredie’s
terms, but v e have noi; signed our con
tracts,” said Skeet, in discussing their
action. “Portland offered us better in
ducements than Pittsburg, which ac
counted for our preference in the mat
“We will certainly miss the boys,”
said Coach Bezdek. “Their places on the
'baseball team must be filled from what
material we have. It means that many
young fellows will get a chance to,make
“Ought to Succeed”—Hayward
“Since they are determined to sign,
I am glad it is with a team near home,”
is the way Bill Hayward looks at the
matter. “We are all interested in their
welfare, and can watch their work close
ly. Although they may find the going
much harder in the coast league than in
college, I see no reason why they should
not succeed, They are in fine physical
condition, which is a big asset in their
Both men have been active' in athletics
during their collegiate career. Lyle is a
senior, and is the only “three-letter” at
tending school at present. He pitched
on the baseball team, played half-back
in football, and was guard on the bas
ketball quintet.
“Skeet” is a member of the class of
1917. He has always been versatile in
athletics, playing shortstop on the var
sity nine for two years, and a forward
position on last year’s basketball five.
He was chosen all-northwest forward in
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Eugene Club Now Has Fourth of j
$500 Donation Toward Wo
* men’s Building.
The Fortnightly club of Eugene real
ized $125 from the entertainment given
in the armory last Friday night for the
benefit of the Women's building fund.
Miss Julia Burgess, of the English
faculty, and chairman of the publicity
committee, said this amount at least
would be clear nnd that the reports from
those who sold tickets have not all come
Party Was a Success
“The party was a success as a social
function,” Miss Burgess continued, “but
we wanted twice as many people, and we
should have had them. The floor was
quite well filled for pleasure, but it is
just as much trouble and expense to pre
pare for a few people as for a large
crowd. However, this $12fic makbs a
good beginning for the $500 the club
has pledged.”
The feature that stood out from the
others was the dance of Pierrot and
Fierrette, as presented by Frieda Gold
smith and Hazel Rader. Miss Gold
smith's costume was of blue silk and
lace, with a little crimson cap. Miss
Rader wore white and yellow. They were
called back for two encores.
The artistic background for this dance
was designed and arranged by the girls
who major in the physical training de
partment of the University.
‘Newspaper Boys’
Get One on ‘Bones’
Writes Editor That Emerald
Yarn Is a Surprise Office
Boys Put Over on Him.
Regarding the fraternity pin ruse
“Bones” Allen employed in covering a
murder story recently in Portland, an
account of which appeared in the Em
erald, he writes:
Editor The Emerald:—I read with
some suprise today the yarn the boys
in the office put over on me in regard
to that Lane ftiurder story photograph a
week ago.
For fear that some of the freshmen
newswriters will get the wrong impres
sion, let me add that although I obtained
the picture under the ruse that I came
from the police station, I did not leave
until I had positive permission from the
mother that I might “give it to the news
paper boys.” I would not have used it,
nor would it have been newspaper ethics
to have done so, without the consent of
the mother.
I remain, very respectfully,
Professor Landsbury Will Il
lustrate Cartoon Theory
to Assembly.
“A musical cartoon” is the description
given by Professor John L. Landsburry,
instructor in the University School of
Music, of his lecture on “Musical
Thought” which will be given at the as
sembly hour to-morrow. This will be the
first of a series of lectures by Professor
Landsbury dealing with such topics as
development and architecture of music.
“It is the purpose of this series to jus
tify the place of the school of music in
the college of liberal arts, and to show
that it makes a return to the people of
the state of Oregon,” said Professor
Landsbury. “It is to demonstrate that
the chief function of music is not to
amuse^ or to express emotion, but to con
tribute in tonal contents to general edu
“The art of playing is a by-product
which comes from the development of a
knowledge of the sciences of music. This
lecture will be a plea for intellectual
ism in music rather than emotionalism.
By way of illustration the cartoon theory
will be used. That is, the serious will be
presented by a contrast to the ridiculous.
It will be satire, of course, but by adapt
ing theories that are easily Tecognized the
result will ‘show up’ the foolish senti
mentalism of some who have considered
music an intoxicant or a tonic. I shall
endeavor to show that things cannot be
translated into music.
“Music makes a return for the invest
ment, not by teaching one to play well
or to sing well, but to be musical minded
and to think in terms of musical con
University of Washington—Interna
tional relations in debate have been es
tablished by the University of Washing
ton. A challenge was flung down the
Sound recently by the newly established
university of British Columbia, and
Washington accepted. The contest will
be dual, one team representing each uni
versity abroad and one at home.
Athletic eligibility rules similar to the
rules of the Northwest conference, which
will materially affect Montana’s athletic
program of futur.e years, are being
brought before the faculty of the Uni
versity of-Montana. The new rules have'
the unanimous approval of the ^ctfblar2
ship and athletic committeel, and will in'
all probability be adopted.
Celia D. Shelton, ’05, of Seattle, was
last night appointed alumni member of
the board of control for 1918 by Russel
Callow, president of the associated stu
dents of the University of Washington.
She is the first woman to hold such a
position at the University of Washing
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Doctor Hope Discusses Advan -
tages Which Would Be De
rived of Innovation.
In honor of Matthew P. Deady, first
federal judge of the District of Oregon,
and member of the first board of regents
of the University of Oregon, the local
chapter of Delta Theta Phi, national legal
fraternity, will be known as Deady Sen
ate. Installation .proceedings followed by
a banquet took place at Hotel ‘Osburn
last Saturday night. The ceremonies wdrte
in charge of Harry H. Pearce, of Port
land, who is District Chancellor of the
Lumbda. District of Delta Theta Phi. He
was assisted by Judge Arthur Langguth,
Cabell, Earnest Magius, and Ralph Read
Frank Streibig, Garnet Green, Rodolph
of Portland; and Donald Young of Eu
The officers of the local chapter, who
were installed Saturday are: Dean, H.
Elmer Barnhart; warden, Charles H.
Collier; Tribune, Seth L. Smith; master
of the ritual, J. Both well Avison; clerk
of the rolls, Graham M. McConnel; clerk
of the exchequer. Sterling B. Spellman;
and bailiff, Dalzel M. King. The other in
itiates were: Marsh H. Goodwin, Doctor
Edward W. Hope, dean of the law school,
d.nd Herbert W. Lombard.
In his speech at the banquet, Doctor
Hope said, “I would dike to see the early
establishment of a chapter house, where
by serious students of the law might
associate and live together so that they
may have better facilities for pursuing
the study of the law. Alumni members
of the faculty and practicing bachelor at
torneys of the city might also be taken
into the house. The chapter would also
maintain a good working library. In short
the ultimate idea would be a sort of law
uean jjarnnart says, me onject ot
the local chapter will be to unite fra
ternally congenial students of the law to
lead them and their fellow students to
high scholarship and legal learning, amd
to advance the interests of the University
of Oregon law school by cooperation with
friends throughout the state. To this
end, the Portland alumni have pledged
the faculty and students on the campus
their active support.
“I see no reason why we cannot soon
establish a chapter house. As soon as we
have a few more members we will. The
house should be an institution of the best
studying facilities of any house on the
“Mr. Read, who will be here next year,
said that the men in the Northwest law
school of Portland are working for the
school here and have pledged themselves
to the upbuilding of the department
Of the initiation, Mr. Barnhart said,
“The wool sack had a thousand pins
in it and the ‘barrel’ as many nails. Sloth
had their effects but most of us are
able to sit down again when we eat. Yes
it was quite a live initiation, I’ll admit.”
Phi Delta and Delta Taus Are
Booked For a Fast,
Fierce Bout.
Again that inevitable IF that char
acterizes the outcome on most sports is
hovering over the “doughnut” series
and again it will amount to about the
same ultimate end.
But supposing that the Phi Delt team
should beat the Delta Tau team, when
the two mix, judging from, the way the
applause was going at the Kappa Sig
Delta Tau game last night: You may
draw the inevitable conclusions. Neither
of these teams has lost more than one
game and each has played the same num
ber, so that as far as percentage goes
they maintain the same place in the
score column. So spectators will enjoy
what will no doubt prove to be the most
classic struggle of the series when the.
two teams tangle tomorrow. The only
difficulty will lie in the heat with which
the argument is carried on, which will
necessitate the interference of the ref
eree. For the benefit of the two teams
it might be well to quote from Kip
ling’s- “IF”:
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you.”
The idea in this is that no one wants
the referee to interfere.
If the Delta Tau team should win they
would in all likelihood get the cup for
they would only have to beat the Ore
gon club and the Fijis which looks pos
sible at this time, but if the Phi pelts
suuuiu uuuk lue uens tuey wouia more
easily be declared the winners because
they are scheduled to battle the A. T. O.
and the Iota Chis. Rut this is all dope.
The fight for third (accepting the for
mer statements) will then rest between
the Sigma Chis and the Kappa Sigs. They
will deliver the goods- today and will in
a way settle the difficulties regarding the
first division of the percentage column.
Then the Dorm and the Oregon Club
will run in after (he fifth place if none
of this dope is kicked over in the melee.
Yesterday the A. T. O.’s grabbed a 12
to 4 score from the Signm Nu team.
There was nothing especially exciting to
rave about except the classic work of
Bob Bean at forward, who startled him
self in his meanderings about the floor by
slipping the ball in the basket upon twt)
rare occasions, when no one expected it.
As usual Nelson was the whole A. T. O.
show, and proved his basketball ability
more than once by good work iu passing
and shooting. _
The thriller and hair raiser was the
game put on by the Delts and the Kappa
Sigs. After a hard battle the former man
aged to nose the latter out by one point,
and this would not have been possible
if the referee had not given the winning
team a couple of chances to shoot for
fouls, when there seemed no special nec
essity. But the game is lost and won ;
and no one seems to say a word.
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Feathered Flock Pick Crumbs
Thrown on Frosted Campus
Spry robbins hopping about the warm
man-hole covers on the campus have at
tracted attention by their extreme tame
ness. They have Tcason to be, for there
about do they obtain their sustenance.
Five or six quarts of bre^d collected each
day from Mary Spiller Hall, the Men’s
Dormitory, and other sources Hre scat
tered on the bare parts of the walks, un
der bushes, and on the warm covers
where the birds can toast their feet while
they dine. The men on the grounds say
it is surprising how much the smallest
birds devour. Some days they seem., to j
live in the pan of crumbs .and wheji the
later Hre all gong the birds stand arou.'.d
awaiting for more.D
At a house on University Avenue near
the Men’s Gymnasium a China phea
sant rooster walked up to the back
porch and ate with fans tiny neighbors.
To all appearances it would have been
no difficult matter to capture him.
One small robin was feeding with a
flock out on the walk near Superintend
ent Fisher’s office'several days ago. The
flock was frightened by a passerby and
flew away except for the little bird. Mr. J
Fisher picked him up and found that he
was hurt, in some way so he carried him
home and has been nursing him ever
A wobbly blue-bird perched on a bush
in the yard of a house on Onyx just
off the campus. The lady of the house
went out to try and get him in to warm
up but the bird flew a short distance
off. Again he eame back and again she
tried but the little fellow evaded her.
Finally giving up the attempt she went
inside. Bat a few minutes later she look
ed "out othe window and saw tfim lying
on the groflnd. Apparently be died of
starvation. °
Every year it has been the custom of
the University to care for the winged
creatures during the snows, but this year
they are in unusually large numbers.
Many are so desperate that they sit
on the steps of Mr. Fisher’s house un
til some one brings a pan of feed. Most
of them are very easy to catch and when
they do fly away it is only a small dis
tance. One of their best friends is the
cook at the Dormitory, who brings out
huge pans of bread, chopped apples,
grains and other foods after every meal.
Regents Add $ 1000
to Woman’s Fnjnd
Men’s Dormitory Is Named
“Friendly Hall” in Final
Session of Board
The board of regents adjourned at 4
o’clock this afternoon with *wo impor
tant items of legislation; towit,
I. Unused funds amounting to
approximately $1000 were appor
tioned to the woman’s building
2. Men’s! * dormitory was named
“Friendly Hall.”
The appropriation to the woman’s
building was due mainly to the efforts of
Mrs. George T. Gerlinger, with whom
the movement towards a home for the
women’s activities originated and who,
to date, has succeeded ^ in securing
pledges of oyer $5000.
The naming of the dormitory came i a
a surprise l:o outsiders. The dormitory
association submitted a petition to the
board of regents, asking that they au
thorize the naming of the dormitory. No
name was specified in the petition.
Departmental budgets were turned
over to the executive committee of the
board, and will be appropriated this
month. !
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In Vesper Servloe Address Sunday Phil
osophy Professor Suggests That More
Religions Training Be Given.
In his vesper service address Sunday
afternoon Dr. George Rebec expressed
the opinion that the religious training
at the Uniyersity was wholly inadequate
to what it should be. He said:
“In our tJniversity there is not a rec
ognized, compact, well organized body of
students who are preparing themselves
for religious work, as there is in other
callings. I hope soon to see several
religious educational institutions around
the University; I hope soon to see the
addition to our faculty of several pro
fessors who are giving supplementary
university courses for the students in
these religious institutions, who are in
terested in the religious education of stu
“How shall we conserve the religious
life in the University as a whole? I see
three wayft of doing this. We must
bring it aliout, first, by being awnke,
and openminded toward them. Second,
by employing an adequately equipped and
paid religious, ethical, and social service
director and conch. The Y. M. C. A. is
doing excellent work. However, it lacks
the official! cooperation of the University
and does not have a sufficient amount of
recognition. I am sure Mr. Foster will
'be the first to agree with me that the Y.
M. C. A. Ils not at present competent to
cope with the large problems at hund,
and that Something on a larger and
broader s^ale must be undertaken.
“Although many in the faculty are
working saerificially toward this end,
most are paying little or no attention.
There is neither an adequate faculty nor
student organization. In part the stu
dents are to blame. Are you willing to
let the religious life of the school be a
mere incidental? The University of Ore
gon should not wait on the rest of the
world, bui assume the leadership in this
thing.” ||f|
Where are the sophomore, junior and
! senior girls’ basketball teams?
The gills’ inter-class basketball games
for the Hayward cup are supposed to
be played before the raid-year exajn
inations. 'But, as yet, non-' of the games
have been scheduled.
The captains of the teams say it is
not lack of interest, for every girl is anx
I ious that her team win.
School work, dramatic and glee club
rehearsals, and a dozen and one other
things have put basket ball practice very
much in ■ disfavor.
All girls, who can play basket ball the
least bit, are urged to come out and help
their team win. Class practice are as
Freshmen: Tuesday at 3. p .m. and
Friday at 4.
Sophomore: Tuesday at 4 p. m. and
Saturday at 8 a. m.
Juniors: Friday at 5 p. m. and Sat
urday at 11 a. m.
Seniors: Tuesday at 4:50 p. m. and
Saturday; at 10 a. m.
Site of Structure Is! Proposed
for Present Baseball and
Soccer Field
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Four Departments Are Raised
to Schools and Heads
Are Made Deans
When the regents adjourned at noon
today they had taken action authoriz
ing the erection of a new | $40,000 build
ing on the cumphs to be ifeady for the
opening of the school ytfar next Sep
tember. • It will be known as the school
of education building and will tempor
arily house the school of law and ex
tension department. The building will
be located, according to present plans,
on the basebnll field. The matter of
military training was referred to a com
mittee, President Campbell suggesting
that if a military system bo adopted a
plan be followed similar t'o that of Har
vard and Princeton. Foiir new schools
were created out of wha|t are now de
partments, and the heads of theso de
partments made deans. Committees will
be appointed this afternoon and new
professorships created. 1
First Meeting in Jolinson Hall
The meeting was the fjrst to be held
in the new administration building,
JohnBon hull. The members of the board
who were present were: Superintendent
of Public Instruction J. A. Churchill,
Mrs. George T. Gerlinger, of Dallas;
Frederick V. Holman, Mjlton A. Miller,
Ray Goodrich, W. K. Newell, A. C. Dix
on, Charles H. Fisher, Judge J. W. Ham
ilton, who presided, and secretary of the
bonrd, L. II. Johnson, steward of the
Advocates democratization
President Campbell tcild the regents
that there are more young people in col
lege in Oregon, in proportion to popu
lation than in any otheif state in the
union. The atate is the lender in the
democratization of higher education, ho
declared, and he advocated keeping this
leadership and pressing on Vigorously.
Ho advocated that the ojd academic the
ory of “education for leadership” lie
definitely abandoned. “Educate thorn
all," he says. “Since the wealth-produc
ing power of the individual,” said Pres
ident Cnmpbell, "(to say nothing of other
powers of effective citizenship) is shown
‘by the statistics to be approximately
doubled by tho four yeaps spent in col
lege, it is the interest of the state as
well as the individual, Ifhat the largest
possible number be given tho highest pos
sible measure of prearation for the ac
tivities of everyday life.” President
Campbell’s hope is that the day is not
far away when the state will at least
double its wealth producing possibilities
by scientifically preparing every young
man for his job.
The president outlined the next step
in this direction, which he says is only
a first; step, with more to follow: “It is
planned by the faculty 'during the com
ing year to inaugurate plans,” he said,
“for inexpensive living! which will cut
in two the present average cost a year
at the University. The' various depart
ments which normally touch on the
ploblems of the cost of living, such a:
architecture, economics, sociology, com
merce, chemistry, biology, o expect to
unite in "an effort to mako practicable 0
and also dignify, very inexpensive house
keeping in small clubs, i which will make
it practicable for a young man or wo
man to attend the University during tho
entire college year at an expense of not
more than $250, clothing included.”
Loans, scholarships and other aids were
also mentioned in this conuectitm.
Period of Rapid Growth
The University is entering on a period
of rapid growth, the pro ident told the
regents. The record-breaking freshman
class of last year is to t,ie surpassed right
along. Graduations this year will show
an increase of 26 per cent over last year,
according to present indications.
Military Training Discussed
Military training in the University
was discussed at length by President
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