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About Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 9, 1916)
Student and Qaeultij Activities
By Dorothy Parsons
F much interest in University cir<
mgnt of two well known students,
nia, and Leslie Blades, a post- grai
The engagement is the lesult of a
'Miss Beer dosely associated with Mr. Bi
the English literature and is well know i
honor student and is engaged in many c;
‘the two blind students of the University
year, having graduated with the class of
d&ss in freshman English during Pro-1
4 * #
'The convention of the western pro
vince of the Sigma Chi fraternity was
an event of the Thanksgiving vacation.
The delegates began to arrive on Thurs
day afternoon and by Friday morning
eight western Universities were repre
sented. On Friday the party wont by
special train to Corvallis to officiate at
the installation of the Bda Pi chapter
of the fraternity there. The chapter in
stalled is the 70th in the roll call of the
fraternity. On Saturday afternoon at the
Hotel Corvallis, an initiation banquet was
held and on Saturday evening the chapter
house on this campus was the scene of
an enjoyable smoker. Boxing and wrest
ling matches were the chief amusement
of the evening, the contestants being:
Bernard Breeding vs. George Foster,
Glen Hoover vs. Gordon Dickson, Ray
Farley vs. Virgil Alexander and Charles
Crandall vs Mike Harris.
The delegate* to the convention left
Sunday. Those who were entertained
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men’s gift suggestions.
‘les is the announcement of the engage
Miss Martha Beer, of Areata. Cnlifor
iuate student, of San Dimas. California,
romance which began last spring when
ades in his work. Miss Beer majoring in
1 for her work in dramatics. She is an
impus activities. Mr. Blades is one of
and is taking post-graduate work this
1916. He is at present in charge of a
essor Thacher’s illness.
were Phil . .T. Weiss, of Washington;
Charles Tyman. of Montana; Keith
Baines, of Utah; Leonard .T. Difani, of
the University of Southern California;
H. C. Parker, of Stanford; IT. .1. von
Detten, of the University of California;
and Karl Beckc, of Oregon.
« # #
An affair of interest to University
people is the Chi Omega alumnae charity
formal given at the Multnomah hotel, in
Portland Friday, December 1. The at
tractive gold and gray rooms accommo
dated the many guests, and dancing and
cards were the chief attractions of the
The affair was given for the purpose
supplying needy children with hot lunches
and for general charitable purposes. *
# * *
Triple A met at the Kappa Kappa
Gamma house on Wednesday afternoon
at 5 o’clock. After the business meeting,
light refreshments were served and a
half hour of pleasant conversation pass
ed before the meeting adjourned.
# •* *
The Senior Lottery dance, the annual
informal affair given by the graduating
class was held at the Sigma Nu house
last evening and was pronounced by
those who were fortunate enough to at
tend, a great success. Professor C. V.
Dyment, Eulalie Crosby, Helen Currey,
and Jack Elliott had charge of the draw
ing. This is the fourth year this dance
has been given at the Sigma Nu house.
#. # at
Friday evening, the freshmen men as
sembled at the Kappa Sigma house for
the annual stag mix, free for once of all
upper-class domination. Boxing and
wrestling exhibitions, a vaudeville skit,
and a “bar” were among the chief num
bers on the program.
£ * *
Delta Gamma' entertained at dinner
Thursday evening, Mrs. W. F. Gilstrap,
Marion Gilstrap, Lois Hall, and Irene
Stewart, of Eugene.
^ ^ ^ ^
Mrs. Bancroft, housemother at Mary
Open all night
Spider hall, entertained at dinner Fri
day. President and Mrs. P. L. Campbell,
l>r. and Mrs. II. IX Sheldon. Mr. and
Mrs. Unpaid Campbell, lan Campbell,
Flora Campbell. Mr. A. F. Reddie. Pro
fessor and" Mrs. E. W. Allen and Miss
£ #! *
Tsist Friday in Portland, the wedding
of Miss Until Fraley and Eldon Furnish |
of that city was announced at a ten giv- 1
en at the home of Mrs. W. J. Hawkins :
and Miss Margaret Hawkins on Port- I
land Heights. Two cards bearing the
names of Miss Farley and Mr. Furnish
and the date, December 2S. disclosed the
time of the event. Miss Fraley was a
junior at the University last year ami is
a member of Kappa Alpha Theta.
# # *
A reception was held on Thursday
euning at Mary Spiller hall in honor of
Dr. and Mrs. Charles F. Dole, of Boston
directly after Dr. Dole's lecture in Vil
lard hall. Mrs. Bancroft, matron of the
hali acted as hostess at the affair.
Wednesday ('veiling. Professor I*'. S.
Dunn and Professor H. F. Hnrthnn were
dinner guests at the Delta Tau Delta
# # #
Professor Allen Hopkins, of the Com
merce department, was entertained at the
Ivappa Sigma house at dinner.
# # *.
Margaret Crosby was a dinner guest
at the Delta Gamma house on Wednes
« « «
Delta Tau Delta entertained Jerome
Hoizman and John Black at dinner
$ * #
Dinner guests at Mary Spiller hall
Wednesday evening were Mr. and Mrs.
H. AT. Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. Crabtree,
of Eugene, and Miss Vera Willis.
Dean Elizabeth Fox entertained Mon
day with an informal tea at her apart- ,
ment at Bartle Court.
Alpha Tau Omega, Kappa Alpha Theta,
Gamma Phi Beta, Kappa Sigma. Delta
Tau Delta, Delta Gamma and Sigma Chi
were among the list of fraternities which
entertained during the Thanksgiving holi
days with informal dancing parties.
# « #
Daemon Fleming, of Portland is a
guest at the Sigma Chi house. Mr.
"Fleming is an ex-student of the Univer
sity and is well known on the campus.
Ho has been in Eugene since the pro
vince convention of Sigma Chi last week.
£ « «
Agnes McGlaughlin, ’15, arrived on
Friday from Portland. Miss McGlaughlin
is a week end guest at the Chi Omega
Martha Tinker was a Tuesday dinner
guest at the Kappa Alpha Theta house.
■# # #
Beach Crot'ton, of Portland, is a week
rod guest of Phi Gamma Delta.
(Continued on page four.)
Is the place that all the Col
lege men go for first class
G. W. Blair, Prop.
Methodist Episcopal Church
Buddha, Mohammed or Christ
A Comparison of three of the World’s greatest religious
teachers, and their probable influence in the future
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Peter Pan Kind
"There's a time in each year
When we all ought to cheer
The dear old folks at home.
It has been a long while
Since we last saw the smile
Of the dear old folks at home,
So we’ll go home this Xmas
And bring to them gladness
Those dear old folks at home.”
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