Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920, December 19, 1916, Page Two, Image 2

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Published each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday of the college year, by the
Associated Students of the University of Oregon. ,
Entered at the postofflee at Eugene as second class matter.
Subscription rates, per year, $1.00. Single copies, 6c.
AnnocIiiIc Editor . .
Associate Editor ...
Managing Editor ..
City Editor .
Milton Arthur Stoddard
_John OeWitt (illltert
.Ed Harwood
.Adrienne Epplng
Assistant* ..
l.oulse Allen, .Innnette Calkins, Echo /.nlil, bay Carllle, Harold Ilurde
Circulation Manager .Kenneth Farley, I'licne Tl»3
Phone Editor 566.Phone Manager 841
Depart men(m
Sports Editor.Tames ft. Rheehy
Assistants .Douglas Mullarkey, William Haseltine
Administration..Earl W. Murphy
Assistants.Frances Shoemaker, Frederick Kingsbury
Forensics .Rosalind Bates
Features .Martha Beer, Neil Morfltt
Specials.Robert McNary, Clifford Sevits
Exchanges .Helen Brenton
Dramatic . Russell Fox
Music .Martha Tinker, Pearl Cralne
Student Activities .Dorothy Parsons
Assistant .Jessie Garner
AVomen’s Sports..Helen Hair
General Assignments.Elsie Fltziriaurlee, John Dundore Adelaide Lake,
Richard Avlson, Florida Hill, Douglas Mularkey, Beatrice Thurston, Mellle
Parker, Elllian Boylen, Mary Johns, Edna Howd, Harry Foster, Mildred
Garland, Gladys Wilkins, Lyle McCrosky, Lorraine Mahony, Ross Dalgleish,
Paul Reaney, Tracy Byers, and Francis Blurock.
Desk Head .John DeWitt Gilbert
Assistants. Claud II111, Maurice Hyde, Curtis Beach, Robert McNary
Copy Desk
Desk Head.Milton A. Stoddard
Assistants....Tula Kinsley, Harold Newton, Earl Murphy and Harold Say
With this issue the Emerald suspends
publication until after the Christmas
vacation. The next issue will he Tues
day, January 0, 1017. The Emerald
wishes a Merry Christmas and a Happy
New Year to one and all!
Nothing is better illustrative of the
socializing forces of the modern age than
the frutcrnulism of the fraternities as
they are dispensing Christmas cheer to
the poor children of Eugene tonight.
Something like 1100 of the little men
ami women of tomorrow have been
picked up by auto and whirled to the
gay festive rooms of the Eugene chamber
of commerce. Here a Christmas tree,
a jolly Santa Claus, candy, nuts ami
useful presents make real the idealized
Christmas of the kiddies. To them it is.
“Peace on Earth, Hood Will Toward
Hut to us humans who consider the
world a selfish maelstrom of individuals
this little party tonight is demonstrative
of much that is far from selfishness. In
those little hearts and minds are being
Inculcated ideas of love that only the
snapping, snarling jaws of a selfish world
can blight years filter when they grow
up to meet adversity uncloaked. But
perhaps, who can tell, in this co-opera
tive union of fraternities and Eugene
business men, there is being awakened in
nil of us more fraternalistle and patern
alistic instincts* that little by little shall
bear fruits until the spirit of selfish
Intolerance is no more.
At least fraternalism and Christmas
cheer are synonymous.
' .s
The Emerald cannot but believe the
students will vote for the JftO.OOO bonds
tomorrow. 'The question is how big
will the aye majority lie.
There is no excuse for any student
being ignorant of the question. It is
A question involving the student body in
And use Butter Manu
factured by
Always Fresh and Sanitary
Phone 117 -18 Park St.
high finance and the Emerald has been
an ardent advocate of the floating of the
bonds only because careful consideration
showed that side the only sensible side
to take. This paper has always been
for the best interests of the student
body and if ever a new field was for the
best interests it is now when many bit
ter experiences with a poor field have
taught the students.
The question really involved is to the
advisability of floating the bonds, there
by involving the student body in a heavy
debt. In this case mature financers,
whose judgment in financial circles is
of consequence and who would reap no
benefits, advise the issue of the bonds.
They are men advanced in years who
have lost none of their love for their
alma mater and are keenly aware of
existing circumstances. Their judge
ment has not been based on the pre
sentation of the matter to them by stu
dents but comes from their own inti
mate knowledge of affairs.
As a, matter of fact the students
wouldn’t lie building this field wholly for
the student body. Its scope is much
broader and the moment the proposition
goes beyond the jurisdiction of the stu
dent body it becomes a University ad
ministrative matter, and as such the re
gents should stand shoulder to shoulder
with the students. This it is understood
the regents are willing to do when the
finances are in such shape as to warrant
them re-iinbursing the students.
In other words tin- student body is
taking the initiative in building a per
manent. athletic field, involving itself
heavily in debt in order to provide the
University with what is recognised as
a vital need. This is provided the bonds
are voted. And it is this way the Emer
ald says the issue of the bonds is advis
able- because the scope is so wide that
it enters the University administrative
jurisdiction and by the silence of the
administrative department acquiescence
and backing is given the undertaking.
The issue is well defined. Now let
tin' aye majority be overwhelming, for
the larger it is the more credit is carried
with it.
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♦ All Varsity basketball candidates ♦
♦ meet in the gymnasium, Wednesday ♦
♦ at 4:15. ♦
♦ UO.Vt'll ME/.DEK. ♦
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Do that Christmas
shopping now.
Receives Office at Meeting of
Journalism Teachers.
Oregon School Plans Addition of
“Morgue” as Part of
Eric VV. Allen, dean of the sehool
of .Journalism, returned early yesterday
morning from Missoula, Montana whore
he 'attended the sessions of the West
ern Association of Teachers of Journ
In the elections held Saturday, A. L.
Stone of the University Montana, was
elected president; Mr. Allen, vice-presi
dent, and Lee A. White of the Univer
v of Washington, secretary-treasurer.
Mr. White was elected with the under
standing that when lie leaves the Uni
versity of Washington in February, Colin
V. Dyrnent, who takes his place, will
have the privilege of nominating for
election a successor to Mr. White.
Mr. Allen made the trip by way of
Seattle where he visited the new office
of the Seattle Times which, Mr. Allen
says, is now one of the most complete
newspaper offices in the country. While
in Seattle he also visited the University
of Washington, and was shown through
the journalism department by Fred (J.
Kennedy, who is in charge of the me
chanical and business courses in journal
ism. Mr. Kennedy made the trip to Mis
soula with Mr. Allen.
“These conventions at Missoula, are
held,” said Mr. Allen to enable the dif
ferent teachers of journalism through
the country to exchange ideas.
Mr. Allen says that the journalism
department at Oregon intends to install a
•‘morgue,” which is n place for filing in
formation and pictures of persons, places
and things. The department has contem
plated this for some time and has aside
a room in the extension building for its
By Milton Arthur Stoddard.
Deep into tin* ancient sea
Of Grecian etymology
I lately dived.
I asked the Greek as he shined by shoes,
“There is a word that students use.
Is it derived
From hog or swine in any way,
This ‘pigging' that we do each day?”
He made reply.
“It come from an old, silly phrase
Hack in (lie olden, classic days:
The letters ‘l’i
Iota Gamma’ stand for this:
Pretty, intelligent girls.’ A mis
conception has
Bestowed upon a term divine
A meaning wrong, suggesting swine.—
The word has jaz!”
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If 1 were blind to every sight
But women’s eyes.
And if the senses’ wild delight,
That all men prize,
1 were denied; and if sweet sound
(If music fell
Culienrd upon me; if the ground,
Seemed ’neath my body not a-throb;
If flowers gave
No joy; if torpor mercilessly should rob
All feeling save ^
The sight id' one great beauty—one
That's Paradise! -
I'd have content Of joys there’s none
lake women’s eyes!
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When a lassie gets to be a mon hater,
if she’s hrtiw, it's interestin’; if she's line,
it’s nne.
Hill’s 5c, 10c and 25c
735-741 Wilamette St
Students Welcome
Staple Line of Groceries
790 East 11th Phone 141
Solid Steel
Open Vestibuled Train
Thursday, December 21,1:15 p. m.
Easy Communication Between all Cars
Steam Heat—Automatic Block Signals
Leave Eugene.1:15 p.
Albany.2:30 p.
Salem.3:20 p.
Arrive, Portland, Morrison St. 5:05 p.
Union Station.5:15 p.
Returning special trains on Sunday, Jan
uary 7th, Leave Portland, 7:00 p. m.
Low Round-Trip Fares:
To Albany and back.$1.75
To Salem and back .$2.80
To Oregon City and back.$4.35
To Portland and back . $4.80
Corresponding Low Fares to All Points in
To all Pacific Northwest Points Dec. 21-22
Return Limit January 8th
Also December 22-25 inc.; Dec. 30 to Jan. 15, inc.
Return Limit January 3rd
To California Points Dec. 21-23? Dec. 25-28
Return Limit January 15th
To secure long limits on tickets buy them to finai destinatin from
A. J. GILLETTE, AgL Eugene.
John M. Scott, General Passenger Agent, Prtland, Oregon.
arc curve cut to fit the
shoulders perfectly
Cluctt, peabody KCo:!nc.^XUkers
Telephone 220
In a Class by Itself
“The machine you will event
ually buy”
Special Rental Rates
to U. of 0. Students
$2.50 per month
Underwood Type
writer Co.
Phone 373
391 Will. St.
w 1NTE0 l Wl glvt away j our
clothes, oKi rag« for nothing. lift all
vou cal). Highest price old stoves,
ranges, cook stoves. eM furniture,
carpets. nis's. Telephone for the night
man, oti Kighth avenue west.
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80 \Y. 8th St. Eugene, Oregon. Phone 40
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We make our own candy and guarantee it
; ” . • at
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Phone 771 881 Will. St.