Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920, February 24, 1917, Image 1

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    K. K. K. SIDS FOB
FOB FESf 1000 3
Student Body Affair Will Help
Swell Women’s Building
Best Feature Wins First Brick
to Be Used in New
K. K. K. What is it?
K. K. K. stands for that big “fun fast”
the student body is to pull off March 3
at the armory, but he real meaning of
the three letters is as dark a secret as
the real nature of the committee’s plans.
Everything is to be shrouded in a cryp
tic mystery. Even the music for the
affair promises to be absolutely original
and in perfect tune a ith the general
spirit of the celebration.
The committee in charge of the big
affair promises to offer a prize to the
class putting on the best side show or
feature attraction during the half hour
intermission between the fore and after
part of the program. The prize is to be
a brick a highly polished brick of unique
design, which is to be the first brick in
the new women’s building, for which the
funds from the entertainment are to be
Chairman Stoddard of the manage
ment committee says that no restrictions
will be placed on the costuming. In fact,
he reiterates, the more lucid the id'ui in
dress for the affair, the better. At the
same time, it is to-be understood that the
celebration is not to be a masquerade
ball. He favors peg top pants, bull-dog
shoes, and Belmont collar. No 1917
taboo. Middy blouse, for women will be
most correct.
Dancing will take place when some
thing else isn’t going on. This will be
most of the time. Plenty of entertain
ment of a peculiar brand will be inter
spersed with the d1 nces, however. A
period of thirty or foity minutes will
give the classes an opportunity to make
a headlong dive into the pockets of the
helpless onlookers, circus side-show
Pop-corn, confetti, ice cream, punch,
hot dog! Dancing will be cheap in
order that everybody may have more
jitneys to spend on other forms of fun.
The above mentioned eats and drinkc
will be dispensed by girls with the assist
ance Charlie Johns. "Mike ’ Harris,
“Slim’’ Crandall, Clifford Sevits, Harold
Gray, Rodney Smith, and “Bill’' Steers.
The public will be allowed to view fh<
carnival from the gallery, and during tha
intermission,through which special stunts
will be in process, the}’ will be allow
ed to mingle with the throng of merry
De Witt Gilbert, advertising manager
of the enterprise, promises something
startling as a medium to open the eyes
of the public and students of the Uni
versity and high sch >ol to the importance
of the grand frolic.
Chances for a wrestling meet with
the University of Washington went glim
mering yesterday on receipt of a tele
gram from the Washington manager
stating that hi* tea.n would lie unable to
meet Oregon. The . urple and gold meets
O. A. C. tonight and the following Sat
urday takes on the Washington state
grapplers. If they came over here
Monday it would mean three meets in
eight days which their coach thought
was too strenuous.
This leaves the varsitj without any
other matches for the season.
The next University vesper service is
planned for a week f-om this Sunday.
l)r. Kelsey, Mr. Adam's manager, was
to have conducted the meeting hut he was
unable to stay. It Is not known yet who
the next speaker will be.
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♦ Oregon's Freshmen defeated ♦
♦ the O. A. C. Rooks this afternoon ♦
♦ in basketball H4-1H. ♦
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Over at Friendly hall is a student who
heard there was a mail box in the library.
Now this bright young man had four
letters to write so he sat himself down
and addressed one to Miss Blank at
Gaston, then he prepared one for Mr.
Blank, of Monmouth, o.:e fot Mr. Blank,
at Alsea, and the last he wrote to Mrs.
Blank of Corvallis. When they were
completed he sought the convenient box.
That, at least, is the supposition of the
feature editors of the Greenna who found
the four stamped envelopes when they
opened their collection box which for
some time had reposed on the radiator
in the main reading room of the library.
Be it known the Oregon feature box
is for feature campus news and the Ore
gana editors had no intention of usurp
ing Uncle Sam’s prerogative of carry
ing mail.
Final Figures Show 25 per Cent In
crease; Schcol of Medicine Decreases.
One hundred and two new students
have enrolled since January first, mak
ing the total enroll uent on the campus
1030. The greatest number at any time
before has never exceeded SOI. Tliia is a
gain of 175 or over 25 per cent. Total
registration in all departments except
the extension and co. respondeuce courses
is 1639.
The decrease in the school of medi
cine was not because of the lack of ; p
plicants but because the entrance re
quirements have been raised. Admis
sion is refused to con litioned studi nts.
Orchestra Will Play March 23 Instead
of March 16.
The date of the annual concert to be
given by the University Orchestra, which
had been announced f< r March 16, has
been changed to March 23. In announc
ing the change Miss Winifred Forbes,
director of the orchestra, said that due
to the fact that the orchestra had been
called upon to play ,o many times lately
for different University entertainments
enough practice had not been given to
the selections for the annual concert
Discuss Children's Music; Program In
cludes Talks and Music.
Mu Phi Epsilon hold its regular meet
ing this afternoon in the recital hall of
the music conservatory. The subject
under discussion was“Children’s Music.”
Miss Winifred Forbes, who had charge
of the meeting, arranged for the follow
ing program: “Songs for Children”,
Rose Powell; “Piano Study for Child
ren.” Jessie Farris: “Violin Study for
Children,” Winifred Forbes; Haydn’s
“Toy Symphony,” given by some of the
members of Mu Phi Fpsilon.
Women Will Teach Physical Training
and Playground Classes.
Twenty-seven University girls are
majoring . the department of physical
education, according to Harriet Thomp
son. assistant in the department. Most
of these girls intend to teach physical
training in high schools or conduct play
ground classes. The year 1914-181.") there
were 32 girls registered in this depart
Seven Places to Be Filled by Tryouts
Mar h 5.
The Men’s Glee club will hold a tryout
March 3 in Dean K. H. Lyman’s office
for two or three first tenors, one or two
second tenors and three second basseB.
The Mens’ Glee club has lately been
placed on the same footing as the Wo
mens' glee; meaning that onee a man
Has made the eiub he will hold his place
through his college course and will not be
required to try out each year.
Vivian Kellems, Amy Carson,
Roberta Schuebel Are Suc
cessful in Tryouts.
Women Will Journey North to
Seattle to Engage in Fo
rensic Battle.
As a result of the tryout fo- the co
ed team held in Guild hall this morning at
0 o’clock three girls were chosen to rep
resent the 1’niveM'sity. The successful
contestants were Vivian Kellems, Amy
(.’arson and Roberta Schuebel.
These three will take the trip to Se
attle in April when Oregon debates the
University of Washington on the ques
tion: “Resolved, that the United States
should pass a constitutional amendment
granting equal suffrage to men and wo
men in all states of the union.” Wash
ington will defend the negative, the Uni
versity of Oregon taking the affirmative.
This same question was used in the
tryout Saturday morning, each contest
ant being allowed to choose the side she
preferred. Ten minutes was given to y
constructive speech uud five minutes for
rebuttal. The judges were Coach Pres
cott, Manager Walter Myers, and Miss
Julia Burgess. There were ten contest
cuts registered.
Misses Kellems, Carson, Schenbel have
the honor of making the first Oregon co
n'd team in four years. The last eo-ed
Tram disbanded in 1013 after a success
ful debate with the University of Wash
ington on the immigration question.
When asked about the chances for this
year, Coach K. W. Prescott said, “The
University of Washington has a strong
team and we are under the disadvantage
of lack of training, but nevertheless 1
think there will be some surprises. We
have mighty good material to work with.
“Miss Kellems is a member of the reg
ular varsity team, having made her place
in open competition with the men and
she will have the advantage of taking
part in the O. A. C. debate next week.
Miss Carson made the varsity team as a
substitute last year and she has been in
terested in debating ever since her fresh
man year. Miss Schuebel is the first
sophomore to make the team. She is es
pecially quick on delivery. Ttaken alto
gether the outlook is very favorable,” he
The new squad will have its first meet
ing March second, at 4 o’clock, in Coach
Prescott’s office.
Work of Great Artists to be Shown
on Campus
An exhibit of 1S9 etchings sent out by
the Chicago Society of Etchers will be
installed in the exhibit room of the arch
itecture building next week, and from
Friday on, will be open to students ami
townspeople from 1C until 4 o’clock each
day. The exhibit will probably remain
here for one week.
Procured through An.rtw P. AVillet
son of Seattle, who collected the exhibit
of color prints recently shown on .he
campus, this collection represents an
unusually wide*’range of artist life. The
etchers come from Paris and London,
Detroit, Salem, Mass., Seattle, San
Francisco and Boston. They live any
where on the globe from Pawtucket, It.
I., to Sicily and Florence, Italy, from
Spain to Minneapolis,Brooklyn to Stock
holm. or Toronto to San Homo. Vienna,
St. Louis, New York, Cinueinnati and
Philadelphia are also represented in the
list of more than 73 different exhibitors.
All the exhibitors are members of the
Some of the most familiar names on
the list are those of Frank \V. Benson,
who had a painting in the exhibit of oils
at the chamber of commerce two years
ago; Lester Hornby, Helen-Ilyde who is
known chiefly for her wood-block prints
which were on exhibit shown lftre dur
ing the holidays; B. F. O. Nordfeldt,
Ralph Pearson, who is a painter etcher,
anil Ralph Seymore, famous as a printer
and designer of type.
The exhibition comes here direct from
Seattle, and will i ot be shown in any
other Oregon city.
The class in art appreciation will
meet Tuesday for the first time, when
Mr. Eaton will lecture on “American
Etchers” in anticipation of the exhibit.
Many of His Colleagues Want
Domestic Science Taught,
Says Legislator.
Tells Also of Demand for Train
ing of Teachers for Work
in Grade Schools.
To get a first-linnd analysis of the way
the University stood in the opinion of
tli tato legislators at their recent ses
sion in Salem, the Emerald obtained an
interview with Mr. Allen Eaton, for sev
eral years a member of the legislature,
lie spoke freely to the reporter, showing
how the University fails in several re
spects. emphasized the growing sentiment
over the state for the pledging of stu
dents their second year in college rather
than their first, and urged the need of u
home economic course at the University.
The interview follows:
When asked how the University of
Oregon stands with the stnte legislature,
Mr, Eaton replied:
“Better every year, hut still not so well
as it will in ten years from now if the
University continues its extension work
and fncludus in its campus activities the
things for which there is a demitjid.
There is much encouragement in the at
titude towards the University today as
compared with that in 11X17, when I first
went to the legislature. I remember
there were ten members of the joint
ways and means committee, including my
self. Three of these men and several
other legislators did not know where the
State University was located. I was re
minded of this condition a few evenings
ago when the chairman of the 11)17 ways
and means committee referred to tin'
‘Eugene University.’ However, most
members now speak of the State Univer
sity or the University of Oregon. It
seems to me almost a century since, in
11)07. the standing appropriation of the
University was raised from .$47,5(H) to
$125,000. There was much dissatisfac
tion in certain sections of the Willamette
valley and Governor Chamberlain vetoed
.the hill. It was then passed over his
veto and just when we vere relaxing
from a long, bard struggle the referen
dum was called on the bill and it was re
ferred to the people. These difficulties
which seemed misfortunes then, were not
unmixed with advantages, it seems to me
now, for the campaign was then begun
to make the people of the state under
stand the University, its needs and its
work, n campaign that must never stop.
“When Governor Chamberlain vetoed
this bill ho stated th.it he did not believe
in the state supporting an institution of
higher learning. There are thousands of
voters in Oregon today who hold the
same view, but the growing generation is
gradually modifying this. The tuillage
tax under which the Agricultural college
and the State University are operating,
is a help to both in their efforts to prove
their desire to serve the people, but
neither is as strongly entrenched in pub
lic confidence as their friends would like
to sec them.
“Hut to get back to the University in
the legislature, the fact that the appro
priation for $05,000 was carried with
out opposition in the house and with only
two dissenting votes in the Senate is an
index of the growing popularity of the
institution, hut it should not be forgot
ten that-it was the approval of the wiijs
and means committee report rather than
a thorough knowledgs of the University
that brought such a vote. The treatment
of the ways and means committee is
due to an number of things which 1 can
not take space to enumerate here, hut
rwo of which I must not overlook. On •
was the visit of the legislators which
was so successfuddy handled by citizens,
faculty and students; the other was the
presence of Cap. Kuhli as chairman of
the house ways and means committee.
Kuhli is a graduate of the University and
his loyalty found a gratifying opportun
ity in the University bill. 1 hope many
students and alumni will make it a point
to express their appreciation to Cap.
Kuhli. The habit of showing .some ap
preciation to those who support the l ni
versity is one that should he encouraged;
it would, if practiced, double the loyalty
to th» University in a short time. Very
few men, comparatively, carry out their
student day resolutions to keep the Uui
(Continued on page four)
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The Juniors, 10IN, you know, arc go
ing to hold a class mooting a week from
next Wednesday that will make history,
so says the committee on perpetration.
These four culprits have genevaied
plans that they claim are to make any
mustache-shaving bee look like Kincaid
field before the Washington game along
side of Lake Superior.
All juniors are warned to be present, i
An official physician and hearse will he !
provided by the committee and for the |
"lie sure your lungs are in good con
dition that day," advises Don Newbury,
head instigator. “You may have to stand
up and battle for your rights. Forensic
powers will be at a premium. Moores
has already taken out an insurance pol
icy. That's what I call gypping the com
“Not a dull moment,” promises the
rest of the committee. Etna.,, Wootton,
Charles Crandall and DeWitt Gilbert.
"Even Newbury won’t escape. This will
be a live meeting. Requieseat ill pace.”
Expenses for Adam Meetings Amount to
$203; Partially Covered by Gifts.
Expenses for the religious meetings
held in Villard hall the last week were
met by the members of the Real Stuff
Club, each member contributing one dol
lar. The I’niversity Y. M. G. A. eontrb
ed $20, the University $25, the churches
of Eugene $40 and A. C. Schmidt of Al
bany $5. This being a total of $190 con
tributed. The expenses wire $20.3.70, an
itemized account of which follows:
Letterheads and envelopes $0, cut $2,
expenses of l)r. II. S. Templeton $20.00;
this includes his train fare, meals and
hotel bill, no charge was made for his
services. Blotters $7.25, train fare of
advance agent to Portland $4.NO. lunch
eon tickets $1.25, banners $10, half
cards $0.50. posters $0.40, advertising
$0.75, complimentaries at lunch $3,
postage $1*1.00, one thousand hand cards
$3.75, cards and pencils $7.50, expenses
of I. B. Rhodes $1, ou" share of the
bringing of John Douglas Adam $100.
This is a total of $203.70 leaving a de
ficit of $13.70.
The slides used to advertise the meet
ings at the moving picture houses were
donated by J. A. Wells.
Committee Working Out Plans for An
nual Stunt Show.
Plans for the “April Frolic," March
24 arc well under way. The committee
consists of Charlotte Banfield, Kate
Schaefer, Frances Shoemaker, Rosa
mund Shaw, Cleon' Carroll, Adrienne
Epping, Olive Itisley, Fthel Murray, (
Sara Barker, and Rolxita Killam.
As usual a silver cup will he given to j
the sorority or women's club putting on ]
the best vaudeville stunt. An individual
prize is offered to the girl dressed in
the most becoming or original costume.
Last year Fthel Murray, representing rn
alarm clock, won the prize. Those not
appearing in fancy costume will Le
obliged to sit in the balcony—25c please!
A new scheme of stage arrangements
will he tried this year. Two stages arc
to be provided in order that one organ
ization may be getting ready for their
stunt while the other is giving theirs.
Class in Playground Work Will Make
Out Field Meet Events.
The class in playground work tinder
the direction of Miss Cummings, head
of the department of physical education,
is working out plans for a field meet
and play festival. The plans which are
the best will be printed in a booklet
which will hi> sent out .-through the-State
by tlie extension de ajrtrr.ent. There has
been a demand for plant of this sort by
rural and small tow 1 schools.
Ten days was gi /on to complete the
work, for considerable study of condi
tions is necessary. Two members of the
class, a man and a woman, each work
together, as the work divides itself into
plans for girls and small children, and
games for boys.
Louise Bailey and Anthony Jau
reguy Head Rival Fives
Which Will Play Here.
Eastern and Western Oregon
Represented. Teams Are Un
beaten. Rivalry Keen.
Final arrangements have been com
pleted for the all-state girls’ champion
ship basketball game. The Pendleton
team of eastern Oregon and the Oakland
team of western Oregon meet Friday
night, March 2, in the men's gymnasium.
In n letter to Graduate-Manager A. R.
Tiffany this morning, Anthony Jnureguy,
coach of the Oakland team,-wrote: “I
have just received a telegram from H. T.
Prill, of Pendleton, saying they want to
play off the game on Friday the second.
That date is all right with us. The Oak
land team will go to Eugene, arriving on
the .r>:.‘U> train, accompanied by a member
of the faculty. We will try to decide on
officials for the game either tomorrow
or Sunday. Will let you know as soon as
we agree.”
11. T. Prill, of Pendleton, who has the
managing end of the game from eastern
Oregon in hand, graduated from the Uni
versity last spring and is the principal of
the Pendleton higli school. The coach of
the Pendleton team is Miss Louise Bai
ley. also a graduate of last year «; d in
her undergraduate days prominent in stu
dent body activities. She was a member
of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
.laureguy will be remembered by the
older members of the present student
body as the manager of the Emerald dur
ing the editorship of Leland Hendricks
two years ago. He is both the conch of
the Oakland team and the principal of
the Oakland high school.
This is probably the first state champ
ionship game of its kind ever attempted.
Both teams have shown a fight and dash
and tlie superior game they have been
playing has led to the exchange of chal
lenges as published in the Emerald of
recent date. Now comes the acceptance
and the staging of the game in the men’s
gymnasium next Friday night.
It is expected the gymnasium will be
packed with the eastern Oregon backers
lined up in behalf of their round-up girls
while the western Oregonites will be loyal
to their Oakland Amazons.
After the game a dance will be given
under the auspices of the management of
the two teams.
Bend Will Have College Men’s Organize*
tlon; Oregon Grads Interested.
Former university men mot recently
in Bend, Ore., and laid plans for the s
tablishing there of a university club. The
plans of this club will be similar to th. se
of the same organization of other cities.
The members have ' 1 view, besides their
own pleasure, the betterment of the com
munity life.
A number of prominent members of
die alumni association of the University
of Oregon, who are living in Bend, have
become connected with this movement.
Among them are: F. Lambert/. T2, II.
J. Overturf ’04, I). F. Miller ’13, Henry
X. Fowler '14, II. II. HeArmond, Steve
Xtei.il and (Jerald Kastman.
Portland Men Coming to Judge Work of
The Architectural club will en tertain
: Wade II. Pipes, Edgar M. Lazarus, Al
fred 11. Smith and W. C. Knighton at a
l banquet at the Hotel Osburn, 6 o’clock,
Wednesday night. After the banquet
j there will be speeches and a musical
| program.
I They are coming down from Portland
1 (o judge the work of the architectural
classes. This will be done in the after
noon and the awards will be announced
after tlie banquet.
Mr. Knighton is the architect who dei
signed the Administration building.