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EUGENE, OREGON, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1917.
GIRLS WILL DECIDE
Oakland and Pendleton Teams
to Meet Friday for Champion
ship of Oregon.
OISPUTE FOR HONORS
IN WESTERN DIVISION
Silverton and Klamath Falls
Would Play the Winning
Word has been received that both the
Klamath Falls and Silverton high
schools contest the claim of Oakland to
the western Oregon girls’ basketball
championship. Each team in making its
claim, asks to meet the winner in the
contest for the girl’s state championship
Friday night. Both contesting teams
would like to play the winning team Sat
urday night in the men's gymnasium.
Both teams probably will not be able
to meet the winner of the Saturday night
contest. Klamath Falls and Silverton
claims will have to be further investigat
ed before action is taken.
Mean-while, the Pendleton girls, backed
by $175 from the Pendleton school hoard
and a large sum from the student body,
are making preparations to represent
eastern Oregon here Friday night. The
Pendleton team, so far as is known, is
undisputed in its claim to the eastern
Oregon championship. The eastern Ore
gon girls are coached by Louise Bailey
who is a member of last year's graduat
ing class of the University.
The Oakland girls also are coached
by an Oregon graduate, Anthony Jaurc
guy. Coach Jaureguy writes that his
team has no individual stars but that
t;.e girls all play together.
“The girls on the Oakland team,” says
Jaureguy, “are very small with the ex
ception of one and the center, who is
of course, tall. They are quite young.
Three never had a basket ball in their
hands before this year. The other two.
who are sisters, played last year.”
The Pendleton girls will arrive in Eu
gene Thursday. The game for the first
girls’ championship of the state will be
played the next night in the men’s gym
Arrangements are being made to turn
one side of the gym over to student sup
porters of the eastern Oregon team and
i the other to the students from western
The Pendleton team has been cham
pion of eastern Oregon for three years.
This year it has defeated all major teams
in eastern Oregon, such as the La
Grande and Wallowa fives. It has also
defeated, this season, the principle teams
in southeastern Washington, among them
those at Walla Walla and Waitsburg.
There are several stars on the Pendle
ton team. Vera Temple, forward, is her
alded as the fastest forward that ever
played in Pendleton. Alta Mentzer, ac
cording to newspaper accounts is one
of the best field shots in eastern Oregon.
Leta Agee and Helen Nelson are the
star guards. Dela Ferguson and Grace
Rugg, the latter a three-year veteran,
form the center combination.
It is possible, according to Ernest
Boylen, who is managing the game in
Eugene for both teams, that Eugene ciry
^ league championship game may be play
’Vri off as a preliminary to the big game.
After the game a dance will be given
at the men's gymnasium by the manag
ments of both teams.
WILL GERMAN CLUB WAR?
Question Will Be Answered Tomorrow
Night at the Meeting.
Will the German club still hold their
meetings if war is declared with Ger
many or will the diplomatic relations be
severed from the regular extra-curricu
lum activities on the campus and the
German club be conspicuous by its ab
If you would knoy this, honorable
member, make your appearance at the
Bungalow Wednesday evening at 7:00
As yet the club has taken a perfectly
‘•neutral’’ stand but the officers send
out the report that if the members do
not appear promptly and respond to the
roll call with a “deutseher Selicrz,”
there will be war, locally is not 6ther
FOSTER ASKED TO FRONT
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MAY AID IN PRISON CAMPS
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IS ONE OF 20 AMERICANS
To look after the religious work and
the comfort and entertainment of the
men in the great huts of the concentra
tion and prison camps of the war zone,
J. D. Foster, secretary of the Y. M. C.
A. has been chosen as one of the 20
men picked from the United States to go
to England in May.
If the time can be arranged from May
to the last of .Tune when work at the
University will have been finished, Fos
ter says that he will accept the offer.
The offer came from George Sherwood
Eddy, secretary of ihe Y. M. C. A. for
Asia, who recently returned to this
country to gain aid for the men in the
war zone. Mr. Eddy will sail from Xew
York to London in May to take up work
in concentration camps.
The duties of the men chosen to go
will be to take charge of the huts, each
of which holds about a thousand men,
and serve the men with tea and coffee,
arrange for their evening entertainments
by supplying them with reading material
and do personal work as the opportuni
ties present themselves.
According to the letter from Mr. Eddy,
men selected to go are those whose sym
pathies are with the Allies, those who
are not pacofists who would start argu
ments with the men already strained al
most to the breaking point, men of tact
and refinement who could do personal
work and would be ready for any kind
PRINT EXHIBIT ON CAMPUS
Eugene Only Western City to Get Col
lection; Here Next Week.
A printing exhibition, such ns has
never before been shown in the West
and which will not be given in any other
western city, is to be placed in the exhi
bition room of the Architecture build
ing next week.
The exhibit, which consists of selec
tions made from the best print shops
and publishing houses in America, was
shown at the annual convention of the
United Typotlietal and Franklin Club of
America. Allen H. Eaton, instructor in
fine arts, who was in Philadelphia at the
time of the convention went to Atlantic
City hoping to bring a portion of the
collection west with him. The result
was that those having charge of the ex
hibit preferred to loan it just as it was
shown since it had been promised to
P.oston and Cleveland.
The exhibit is being brought here by
the school of journalism and the depart
ment of art appreciation. It will be open
to the public from two to three weeks
and special invitations will be sent to
printers and newspaper men.
TO SUPPLY PROMPT BOOKS
Dramatic Interpretation Class to Meet
Demand of High Schools.
Owing to the numerous demands that
come in from the various high schools
throughout the state for information
concerning the drilling and directing of
amateur plays. Prof. A. F. Roddie has
begun a system of primpt-book making
as part of the regular course in dramatic
These books, entirely constructed by
the students, contain plot, cast, scenery
plot, a brief synopsis cf the play, and all
the other details necessary to the di
rector of high school dramatics.
“This system, although newly inaugu
rated. has proved very successful, and
has aided materially in providing suita. le
plays for the county and smaller town
high schools’’, says Professor Rcddie.
MILL RACE RULES, TOPIC
Student Council Meeting Tomorrow Will
Also Consider Inter-Class Mix.
The old question of canoeing and swim
ming in the mill race will again be
brought up before the Student Council
at the regular meeting of that l>ody to
morrow evening, in room 135 of the li
brary. This question and the matter of
the inter-class mix is business that wag
carried over from the las. meeting.
"Rules have been laid down regarding
canoeing on the mill race but no penal
ties have been enforced,” said Nicholas
Jaureguv, president of the associated
STUNTS AND DANCING
IT ALLi Will.
Side Shows, Confetti, Popcorn,
Ice Cream, “Charged”
Conventional Evening Garb Is
Barred; Six-Piece Orchestra
to Supply Music.
Plans are progressing smoothly toward
making the all-University carnival-dance
and “fun fest” Saturday evening, the
liveliest number on the year's social pro
“There is no telling what will be pull
ed off,” says Floyd Westerfgield, chair
man of the committee. He promises
something “killing” aftei every dance.
Vouching for him are Echo Zahl, Frank
Scaiefe, Jimm Sheehy, and Nick Jaure
Beginning at 8 o’clock with dancing,
the carnival will continue with 12 tcr
pscichorean numbers interspersed with
vaudeville, confetti, pop-corn, ice cream,
and fun-producing novelties throughout
A thirty-ininute period mid-evening
will permit the classes to exploit the
throng with side-shows in the four corn
ers of the armory. Bert Breeding will
be head spieler for the senior attraction.
He needs no introduction or press-agent
ing. His reputation is sure to draw a
crowd if his voice does not.
1 ton Roberts, junior director, promises
a show which, he says, will be absolutely
original and startling. Ho urges all so
ciety people to “take it in.” His troupe
has been rehearsing diligently in hope cf
carrying away the prize.
The box in front of the sophomore
tent will be occupied by Jimmy Vance of
“frosh” parade fame. He says the
sophs will get everything within range of
Dick Avison has practiced faithfully for
the last week with the view of earning
for the “frosh” a place in the suh. Ha
will not divulge the subject of 115s ora
tion, but says that it will show up any
circus side-show bawling ever heard.
witmn tne tent, rne n esnmen agree ro
produce everything advertised by huge
banners and colored paintings without.
It is urged by the committee in charge
that every student seeking an evening
of gen.iine enjoyment, whether wishing
to participate in '.ho dancing or not,
should not fail to be on hand when th ;
fun starts Saturday evening. Several
groups of girls will attend the carnival
Some interesting sensations are ex
pected in costumes. Absolute freedom,
except, of course, .he selection of even
ing garb or full dress togs, will be allow
ed in dressing for the occasion. Already,
comes the bint that Charles Chaplin will
be there a la mode. So will charming
hulu hulu dancers, and even dark skinned
Hindu tricksters and magicians mingle
with the gay party.
An orchestra of six pieces has been se
cured to furnish muuc of a peculiar kind
for the dancers. Dance programs will
be designed especially for the carnival
and w'll add to the gayety of the oc
For the thirsty, a special brand of
charged cider will be procurable at the
“Bloody Thunder” bar. Even the punch,
ice cream and pop-corn is to be charged,
according to Milton Stoddard, chairman
of the committees. When asked by an
inquisitively thirsty junior just what he
meant by “charged” cider, Stoddard re
plied, “Oh, it is going to be charged to
Joe Hedges, treasurer, that's all.”
MEET FOR ORGANIZATION
Faculty Committee on Assemblies Dis
cusses Future Plans.
Organization was the purpose of the
first meeting of the faculty assemblies
committee, held this afternoon in the
administration building. President P. I .
Campbell presided, and the following
committee members discussed plans for
future assemblies: Mrs. Mabel Holmes
Parsons. Dean Eric W. Allen, Dean It. II.
Lyman, Professor F. .S. Dune and Dean
The committee decided to confer im
mediately w-ith the student council re
garding two programs to be given by
University students at coming assem
blies. Joint committees will determine
the nature of these entertainments.
B¥ DRUBBING FIJIS
Hayward Presents Token to
Winners of Last Year’s
Victors Finish Schedule With
out Single Defeat and Pile
Up Biggest Score.
The cup given to the winners of the
doughnut basketball league will stay in
the Sigma Chi house for the coming year.
By drubbing the Fijis 30-7 yesterday
afternoon the victors finished their
schedule without a single defeat, and iu
cidently, piled up the biggest score made
during the entire season.
For a championship contest the game
was a big disappointment to the specta
tors. From the close game put up a week
ago the fans were led to believe that an
other thriller would be on tap, but after
the Sigma Chis got under way they were
Nearly ten minutes elapsed in the first
half before Rhineliart put in the initial
marker. The play was nil practically un
der the Fiji basket from this time on.
Farley and Cnte shot the ball in from
all angles and with a couple of ringers
by Rhineliart ran up 14 points. Walt
Grebe counted for the Fijis lone two.
Billy Rhineliart was the big show in
the second period, breaking up plays and
making four baskets besides. Every man
on the Sigiun Chi team tossed in at least
one during the fifteen minutes. The
Fijis were hopelessly outclassed by the
superb teamwork of the winners. Rliine
liart and Sims kept the net so well
guarded that the Fiji, forwards had to
make long shots every time they got
At the close of the game Bill Hayward
presented the cup to the victorious quin
Sigma Chi—Cate, Farley, McCready,
Fiji—Grebe, Knudsen, Lind, Tuerck,
SUMMER SCHOOL MAY MOVE
One of the questions to bP decided up
on at the next meeting of the University
Boaird c.f Regents is the matter of mov
ing the summer school to Portland this
year during the convention of the Na
tional Education association. Requests
for such an arrangnnent have come
from people in Portland who are in
terested in making the convention as big
as possible and representative of a large ;
number of interests. 1
POSTMAN HOLDS NO CHARM
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ENVELOPES BEAR ONLY WOE
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FISHER’S LIFE STILL HAPPY
There is one person on this campus
who does not look forward with pleasure
to the daily visits of the mail man and
that person is II. hi. Fisher, superin
tendent of the grounds and buildings. Not
that Mr. Fisher’s portion of the post is
so small as to be disappointing or that
there are any unwelcome correspondents
or anythiug like that accounts for this
dislike of his. It is simply that the
writers of the many notes he receives
are always asking fo: something or com
The most frequent source of his mail
is from thP women’s gymnasium from
whence come such letters as these:
“Mr dear Mr. Fishgr, Come in my
office and turn on the water in that little
sink then watch the floor. Please. You
will know what should be c one. I don't.’’
“Will you have a carpenter put some
screws in the door >f the Victrola. The
brass ones are pulling out.”
Or this: "Miss C. says this sent up a
puff of smoke and refused to go. Will
you please have it fixed.”
The library is another place from which
comes a 'regular snenf of communica
Mr. Fisher says he leads a happy life.
People save him the trouble of reading
their worst complaints and phone then
in, only about 30 eac> day
FORMER STUDENT INJURED
Elmer Brown Breaks Neck; Not Fatal;
in Bed 100 Days.
That Elmer Martin, formerly a stu
dent in the University of 1914, fell and
broke his neck, was word received her;
yesterday. Details of the accident er>
not forthcoming. In a letter front W. II.
Martin, father of Elmer, written to Dr.
John Straub, from Healdton, Oklahoma,
where Elmer is now’, Mr. Martin said
the accident had not: been fatal but that
Elmer had been confined to his bed for
a period of 100 days without being abl*.
to move a muscle. His full recovery is
HOUR CONCERTS PLANNED
A music festival is being planned by
the school of music for the last part of
the semester. A series of twelve or more
daily recitals will be given by members
of the faculty of the school of music and
students o' the department, that will last
approximately one hour. Professor A. F.
Iteddie has tendered the use of Guild hall
and the Sherman-Clay Company of Port
land has offered to furnish the depart
ment with a Steinway Grand piano for
Oregon Joins Nation-Wide Movement
to Raise Funds to Aid War Prisoners
The University of Oregon has joined
with the other colleges of the country
in the nation-wide movement to raise
funds to be sent, irrespective of nation
ality, to the aid of all the European
prison camps. The prisoners lack suffi
cient clothing and food and live in de
plaroble conditions of filth and disease
owing to the lack of money given to
their upkeep. American colleges have
pledged to the fund as follows:
Columbia University. $1,400.
Oberlin College, $4,000.
State College of Pennsylvania, $3,500.
Williams College, Mass., $.V>00.
University of Pennsylvania, $458.
Philips Academy, $2,000.
University of Nebraska, $100.
University of Wooster, $1,500.
University of South Dakota, $1,030.
Jamestown College, $750.
Fargo College, $1,000.
Whitman College, $250.
University of Washington, $1,400.
Stanford and the University of Cali
fornia are working for the Ambulance
This money is given to the Interna
tional committee of the American Chris
tian association .to be used for food and
clothing, but more especially for the
building of a barracks in each camp and
installing reading and recreation rooms
with writing material#, phonographs,
medical supplies, insect powder, crutches,
false teeth and athletic apparatus at the
disposal of the prisoners. In these camps
it is estimated there are about 500,000
men and boys.
A committee of the faculty has boon
appointed by President Campbell to make
arrangements and in every way back up
the war fund movement here on the cam
pus. The committee consists of Prof. F.
S. Dunn, Prof. R. W. Prescott, Prof. E.
A. Caswell, Mr. M. II. Douglas, Miss
Mary Watson, Miss Elizabeth Fox, I)r.
E. C. Robbins, Dr. C. II. Edxnunson,
Prof. A. It. Sweetser, Miss Julia Bur
gess,. Mrs. M. II. Parsons, Dr. I). W.
Morton, Prof. J. Hugh Jackson, Dr. W.
D. Smith and I’rof. E. E. DeCou.
A committee of student# consisting of
-4 men and 24 women has been appoint
ed by Louise Allen for the V. W. C. A.,
and by Loren Roberts for the Y. M. C.
A. for the purpose of managing the sub
On Wednesday the active campaign is
to begin. A speech will be made during
assembly hour and aunounfcements will
be made in classes. The student commit
tee will go to the various houses to take
subscriptions and will la; waiting for
contributions largo and small from any
In the first meeting there were 22
people present and $K8 was subscribed.
Mr. Foster, secretary of the Y. M. C. A.
says this is a good beginning and that
he believes $500 can be raised h re.
OREGON TO DEBITE
0.1. C. ON TRURSDIY
Chances Good for Repetition of
Previous Victories, Says
OREGON HAS WON THREE
TIMES IN FOUR YEARS
Two Contests at Same Hour,
One in Eugene, One in
Oregon will debato O. A. C. Thurs
day evening at 7:30. The University’s
negative team, composed of Don D. Da
vis and Lewis Beebe, will meet the Ag
gies in Guild hall, and at the same hour
Wallace Myers and Vivian Kellems will
represent Oregon at Corvallis in defense
of the affirmative.
The question to be debated is “Resolv
ed, That Capital and Labor Should be
Compelled to Settle Their Industrial Dis
putes in Legally Established Courts of
Arbitration.” It is agreed that the con
stitutionality of the question will not be
This is the fourth year that Oregon
has met O. A. C. Out of the four debates
the University hns been victorious three
times. Last year Walter Myers and
Rosalind Bntes won a unanimous decis
ion over the Agricultural College on the
uavy question while Cloyd Dawson and
Earl Fleishmann obtained a two to one
victory on the opposite, side of the same
The Oregon tenm this year has good
chances of repeating theiT previous vic
tories, according to Coach Prescott. Wal
ter Myers, who captains the affirmative
at Corvallis, holds the alumni medal in
oratory as well as having won first place
in the Oregon State Oratorical associa
tion. This is his second year in both or
atory and debate. “One of the best de
baters Oregon has ever produced.” snid
Vivian Kellems who debates with Mr.
Myers is the second woman to make the
varsity team. She is also a member of
the co-ed squad and has been prominent
in dramatics ever since her freshman
The two boys to represent Oregon hern
«re facing their first intercollegiate de
bate in this state, but this docs not mean
that they are without experience. Lc.wis
Beebe is a medal winner from Iowa and
he was a member of the Iowa debating
squad for two year*. Mr. Davis is ono
of the first freshmen to make the Oregon
team. He received honorable mention in
the Alumni Medal contest. “Davis is to
be reckoned with,” is the verdict of the
The judges for the contest have not
yet been agreed upon. O. A. C. has sent
the names of 12 men acceptable to her
and Oregon has submitted a like number
for the consideration of the Agricultural
College. The final decision will be made
this evening. All the men will be out of
All students interested in debating are
urged to show up promptly at 7:30
o'clock as the debate will begin on time
and the seating capacity of Guild hall
HIGH BOYS REPRIMANDED
Student Council Complains of Troubles
to Professor Stetson.
Professor I'. L. Stetson, head of the
University High school invited before Jie
last meeting of the student council,
promised to take action to prevent his
charges from unnoying University stu
dents. The high school boys have per
sisted in playing ball across Thirteenth
street, say members of the committee,
and not infrequently have almost hit
students going to and from the campus.
Tliis danger, according to i rofessor Stot
son, will be stopped, and Thirteenth will
be a safe thoroughfare, for the boys will
be allowed to play ball only on the oM
baseball field and south of the Bdutsi
University women aso complained that
high school girls when using the gym
nasium abuse their priveiege and raise
havoc with the belongings of college
women. Professor Stetson Mated that
he would request the girls to be move
lie promised to reprimand his popOa
and asked that any more complaints ba
referred dJectly to him.