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About Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 30, 1916)
Published each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday of the college year, by the
Associated Students of the University of Oregon.
Entered at the postoffice at Eugene as second class matter.
Subscription rates, per year, $1.00. Single copies, 6c.
Managing Editor ....
Associate City Editor
. . . .Edward I*. Harwood
.De Witt Gilbert
BUSINESS MANAGER .GEORGE T. COLTON
Assistant Manager .Burle Braniball
Assistants.Louise Allen, Jennette Calkins, John McMurrny, Lny Carlisle
Circulation Manager .Kenneth Farley, I'lione TIKI
Phone Editor 565.Phone Manager 4SI
OUR SOCIAL RULES.
Before the social rules were adopted and
passed by the faculty last year the so
cial avtivities of the campus were entire
ly out of harmony with the trend of the
University. The trend then as now
was toward higher standards in the class
rooms. On the other hand the erase
of dance was intensifying the social life
of the students and consequently com
batting the efforts to increase classroom
effeciency. This diametrical opposition
was the downfall of that intense campus
social life. The muse Terpsichore took
flight in the drastic measures adopted
by the faculty.
And now following a year of the social
rules what do we find?
A statement of faculty opinion ap
pears in this issue of the Kmernld.
Very loyally it upholds the rules. Yet
the reasons as given in this sentiment
shows virile health in their ability to
stand alone and to show cause why
these rules are wrong would take some
Very keen reasoning.
Yet exception is taken to these rules
by students who have the interests of
the University as much at heart as the
Objection is not found in the rules be
ing too drastic. They could yet he
made more so and get l>,y all right. Ob
jection is not found in usurpation of
student liberty by faculty. There was
Bo usurpation. Objection is not found in
an endeavor to raise class room stand
ards. The standards could be raised
even still higher and find favor with the
earnest stuents. In fact the motives of
the faculty in the adoption and passing
of the rules are not to be question
The big question mark in the rules is
the result the problem now before the
student body of the University; a prob
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lein of "Oregon Spirit,” democracy, and
As President Campbell so aptly put
it—this year sees the tradition from
the little university to the big. And with
this transition the problem of conceiv
ing the intensifying of Oregon Spirit
in democracy and cohesion gains im
portance. For this year sees the balance
of the majority of the students swung from
the fraternity to the non-fraternity. And
unless there is a mixing of the two and
an ass ■ tabling for a common purpose
factions will arise and witli them the ac
companying evils to the studnt body and
Giving the social rules the effective
mss of the past but changing them to
suit the new conditions is the advisable
action to be taken. Lot it be thoroughly
understood the Emerald desires no
change—and would abhor it—whereby
the effectiveness of the social rules would
Hut as they now are, the social rules
are defective in consrving the spirit
of democracy on the campus. The
Emerald has a spcific remedy to apply
after this has been read and consid
Thursday has been selected as the of
ficial yell day for the rootrs. And this
day has been set aside by the coach when
the secret practice sign will be non
effective. A scrimmage will be staged
for the occasion weekly. The stage is
now set for the greatest show of “pep”
and “ginger” for the big football games
to come. If there is a failure, that will
be the stigma.
Dr. lYrcivnl Lowell is coming here
next month. 11 is the man who dis
covered Mars and now Mars is raising
-Gain in Europe. Wonder what the
good Doctor has against use.
“Write Home Often,
Why Not Send Her
90 Times for $1.00
Campus Y. M. C. A.
The Student Shop
FOR OREGON STUDENTS
Try our candies Our ice cream is perfect
Duck Season Opens October 1st
BUY A DUCK FOR LUCK
Coe Stationery Co.
941 Willamette St.
is it imod
Students Even Thought Store
Owned by Private Interests.
Proceeds From First Week’s
Sales Indicate Prosperity
for New Enterprise.
That the students of the University
need educating concerning co-operative
stores is the opinion of Marion F. Mc
Clain, manager of the University of Ore
gon cooperative store, which was opened
“Here we have 800 students, everyone
a partner in this business,” said Mr.
McClain, “and yet many of them do not
know the purpose of a co-operative store
or who are the owners of this one.
After a student comes in and asks me
why I call it the co-operative store, and
when I explain that it is a business con
ducted by and for the University the stu
dent grasps and says, ‘Oh, I thought
it was your own store.’ They aren't
all freshmen either.
“It wouldn’t amount to much if they
only were concerned who make inquiries,
hut for every one who speaks of it at
all, there must be a half dozen or more
who are in the same ignorance but make
no remarks. The students certainly need
to get better acquainted with their busi
“This is one of the few real “co-op”
stores in the United States,” continued
Mr. McClain. “Princeton has the larg
est one. Harvard does the largest busi
ness under the co-operative system, hav
ing three stores which do an annual
gross business of $400,000. But the
Harvard stores are backed by private
capital whereas the Princeton store is
The store has on hand a lot of books
turned over by the old University book
store. These are considered to be worth
not more than .’15 per cent of the list
price of $2275, because they are chiefly
books not now used in the University.
Mr. McClain hopes to turn these over
to some book firm.
Cloyd Dawson, ’10, who was to have
done the bookkeeping for the store has
left school and Ernest Watkins, TO, ap
pointed in his place, announced yester
day that he also will leave for home at
PLANS FOR STUDY DESKS
Increased Use of Library by Students
Causes Many Inconveniences.
The number of students using the
University library is 25 i>or cent greater
than at this time last year, according to
library records. For the first ten days 1
last year the total number of library
books used was 2592. This year the
total was 5592.
This increase in the use of the lib
rary is working considerable inconveni
ence on the students of the University.
Several times it has been necessary for
them to be assigned to the tables re
served for the faculty members and
some have found it necessary to study
on the library steps.
In an effort to better library condi
tions for students. Librarian M. H.
Douglass has secured from the Univer
sity of Washington, their plans for an
improved individual study desk, similar
to those now being used there, and has
ordered several of them to be made for
use in the library here. They will be
place in small spaces about the reading
rooms not now in use and will help re
lieve the present congestion. Should
this experiment prove satisfactory, Mr.
Douglass plans to use them entirely,
displacing the long open tables now in
use. There is no money available at
this time, however, and the change can
not be made before January 1, even if i
Peter Pan Special
“Ask the Editor”
We have our own delivery
Staple and Fancy Groceries.
:LASS WILL VISIT SALEM
ocial Agency Students to Inspect State
Institutions This Fall.
The social agency class conducted by
lias Elizabeth Fox, dean of women, will
isit Salem this fall in order to study the
editions of the state institutions.
The class has studied the history of
harities, from the time of promiscous
iving to anyone who asked, down to the
•ientific treatment of pauperism as
jown by the work of the Charities Or
anization soeities. It has taken up the
te causes of poverty, and has studied the
ymptoms which come from homes where
(temperance and immorality are found.
Miss Fox says that the class will soon
ike up the study of the different insti
jtions that are trying to relieve the
mditions. such as social settlements, in
ustrial school, and homes for friendless
omen and children.
.ECTURE PAYS EXPENSES
agora Address Thursday Night Nets
Guarantee and Small Surplus.
Expenses and a slight surplus were
leared on the lecture given by Rabind
annth Tagore in Villard hall Thursday
vening, according tb Ed Harwood, chair
lan of the committee in charge.
$200 had to be guaranteed Tagore bc
>re he would agree to speak at the Un*
ersity. This amount was pledged by
he Fortnightly club, The Collegiate
ilumnae, the University, and the Asso
iated Students. In case the lecture did
iated Students. In cas the lecture did
ot pay expenses, these four organiza
ions were to make up the defict, but
his was found unnecessary.
8th Ave. W. and Olive St.
For Good Groceries
828 Olive St.
We have a high class of
Roasts, Salads, Cakes, Pies,
etc., for home lunches. Rea
Outfitters for Sportsmen and
FOOTBALLS, BASKETBALLS, SWEATERS, GYM
GOODS, GOLF CLUBS AND BALLS, TENNIS RACK
ETS, HAND BALLS, GUNS AND 'FISHING TACKLE.
856 Willamette St.
Eugene Salem Albany
The student’s store—owned and operated by the student
body. Is ready to supply all your needs as a student.
A new supply of Waterman Fountain pens just re
ceived. Your old pen taken in exchange on a new one„
Penants and pillows Pens and Pencils
College Jewelry Note Books
Gym Shoes and Suits I. P. Covers
Tennis Supplies I. P. Fillers.
We will supply you with postage stamps and take your
letters to the post office each evening—Yours for service.
Have your PHOTOGRAPH taken at
Sweepstakes Winners at Lane County Fair last year
606 13th Ave. E.
La France Silk
Hose $1.15 Pair
Hose 65c to $1.50
Black and White
The Men’s Store
Society Brand, L-Syst6m and
Chesterfield Clothes for Men
College men buy clothes from us because our
stock always has in it the exclusive and at
tractive styles and patterns that appeal to
discriminating fellows. Prices $15 to $30
Elegant Silk Shirts
Clever Patterns for Men
Priced $2.50 to $6.00 Each
Soft cuff silk shirts in bright cherry pat
terns are more popular than ever. A, silk shirt
adds charm to your appearance and satis
faction to yourself. Arrow Shirts S1.50 to
Distinctive Wearing Apparel
There is a sort of dash and perfectly lovely fashion in the styles for this
Autumn and Winter. The colors, the lines, the trimmings and all are chic
and at the same time have a special quaintness—modish features_not al
ways seen when fashions experience a radical change. The coats, suits
and dresses, whether intended for street, home or party are all specially
attractive. We would like to have you see them. Large, light, airy shop
ping quarters. Satisfactory service.
Beautiful colonial Drapery, Cretons,
Tapestry. Chintz, etc. Dozens of pretty
Patterns and colors for all purposes in
home decorations. Sheets, Blankets,
Comforts. Pillows, Towels in September
Autumn r ashions
The pretty new Silks, Crepes, Chiffons, Laces,
Ribbons, Neckwear, showing the newest colors,
patterns, and weaves for street, home, and par
ty dresses and blouses. Chiffon Cloths, Georg
ette Crepe, Spanish Laces andFrench Robinette
Wash Blonde nets. Prices 50£ to $2 a yard.
36 to 72 inches wide. 75 patterns in dark and
light colors. All wool Challies, Plaid figures,
Stripes 35<? to 85<? yard.