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Sigma Nu and Fijis Win Yester
day’s Contests by Large
FINAL GAME OF FIRST
ROUND PLAYED TODAY
Semi-Finals Will Begin Tomor
row; Sigma Chis Meet
Two more teams were put out of the
running for the doughnut league cham
pionship when A. T. O. lost to Sigma
Nu, 9-0, Tuesday afternoon, and when
the Faculty conceded defeat to the Fijis
in the fourth inning yesterday with the
score standing 10-0. This leaves but
one more game to be played in the first
round—Delta Tau vs. Dorm. They in
tend to play this afternoon.
One would have had to be an expert
statistician to score the A. T. O.-Sigma
Nu game. There were strike-outs, walks
and errors galore. Just as a sample:
In the first inning Dick Nelson struck
out four men and yet Sigma Nu tallied
three runs. Passed balls on the third
strike account for the singular perform
ance. With this three-run lead, Sigma
Nu eased along with a run or so every
inning, just to keep going. Glen Dudley
struck out ten men and allowed only two
or three hits. Dick Nelson started the
twirling for A. T. O. but after the first
inning disaster changed places with Gar
ner. “Bas” Williams went into the box
in the fourth and fanned three out of
the four men to face him. Brick Mit
chell connected with one for a terrific
drive into Ray Couch’s territory, and be
fore Couch could get the ball back to the
infield, Brick had made the circuit.
Along about the third inning the
A. T. O.s began to shake up their line
up to find a winning combination, but
here is the way the game started.
Sigma Nu—Beckett, c; Dudley, p;
Comfort, lb; Kiddle, 2b; Geary, ss;
Mitchell, If; Holman, cf; Parsons, rf;
A. T. O.—Uarner, c; Nelson, p; Will
iams, lb; Howell, 2b; Pease, ss; Pen
nington, 3b; Zumwalt, If; Adams, cf;
Sigma Nu .3 1 4 1 9
A. T. 0.0 0 0 0 0—0
A good-sized crowd was on hand to
see the Faculty endeavor to take the
measure of the Fiji nine. Professor
Hopkins was supposed to do the receiv
ing fpr the professors but failed to show
up, so Sandy Leonard was drafted into
service. The commerce department, by
the way, had its full strength out, except
Hopkins. Neither Bill Hayward nor
Coach Bezdek would play but contented
themselves with watching from the side
The Faculty went out easily enough
in the first. Then the fun began. Grebe
singled through short, Lind was out,
and Sheehy got a life when Professor
Smith kicked his grounder. Bill Tuerck
picked out a hole in the outer works and
planted the ball there for a Lomer.
Five runs was the total for the in
ning. The second was a repetition of
the first. With Grebe on first base,
Lind sent up a high fly to McAuslan in
right field. Mac set himself for the
catch, but the ball hit the ground five
feet behind him. He tore furiously after
the sphere and made a desperate heave
to head Lind off at the plate, only to
have Williams cut off the throw at first
base. The Fijis added three more runs
before the inning was over.
Morton won glory among his team
mates by slamming one of Bill Tuerek’s
choicest curves for a questionable two
sacker in the fourth along the left field
(Continued on page four)
$25 PRIZE OFFERED SENIOR
Oregon Chapter American Institutes of
Architecture to Give Books.
A prize of $25 worth of books on
-architecture has been offered by the
Oregon chapter of American Institute
of Architecture to the senior in the de
partment of architecture a; the Univer
sity of Oregon who has shown the most
consistent work during the course. The
decision will be made May 23 by Ion
Lewis and Maurice Whitehouse of Port
land, members of the education commit
tee of the Oregon chapter.
FRIENDS ONLY INVITED
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ACTORS SHUN PUBLICITY
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FIVE PLAYS SCHEDULED
Not unless one has a friend in the 11
o’clock dramatic interpretation class will
he be able to see the five one-act plays
that will be presented in Guild hall Sat
urday, May 19.
The division has busied itself during
the last semester in putting on one-act
plays before the members of the class,
and recently a vote was taken as to the
five best plays. Those that won the
most votes were “The Gaol Gate,” “The
Shadow of the Glen,” “The Marriage
Proposal,” “In His House” and "The
Maker of Dreams.” These plays were
coached, respectively, by Hester Hurd,
Beatrice Thurston, Kathryn Hartley,
Russell Fox and Emma Wootton and will
be presented soon.
Commencement Week to Be
Busy; Schedule Full.
Baccalaureate by Dr. E. H.
Lindley; Address by Dean
Briggs of Radcliffe.
The commencement-week program has
been completed. All the events are
planned, and a full schedule, commen
cing Friday, June 1, and ending with a
reception at the president’s home Mon
day afternoon, has been made.
Dr. Ernest Hiram Lindley, professor
of philosophy of the University of
Indiana, will deliver the baccalaureate
sermon on Sunday, June 3. Dr. Lind
ley spoke to the University earlier in the
The Friday evening preceding will
probably be the time selected for “Mid
summer Night’s Dream,” a play directed
by Professor Reddie, to be held outdoors
o^ the campus.
Saturday noon will v, ness the alumni
banquet, either in the nen’s gymnasium
or on the campus.
The same evening the Failing-Beek
man oratorical contest will take place in
On Monday morning the commence
ment address will be given by Dean Le
Baron Russell Briggs of Radcliffe Col
lege. In the afternoon a reception at
the president’s home will be given.
Tuesday morning the annual combat
with exams will start for all other than
the new alumni.
The faculty commencement committee
will meet witnin a few days and will
definitely decide all details of commence
ment which are not yet arranged.
JUNIORS TABU FLOWERS
Class in Meeting This Noon Takes Action
on Week-End Plan.
The Junior class held a special meet
ing this afternoon in the lecture room of
the Education building to discuss unfin
ished business of Junior Week-end. The
report of the treasurer, Harold Tregil
gas, was given, showing a balance of
$210.93 on band, and in the report of the
finance committee for the week-end, Mr.
T.egilgas announced that he expected all
expenses would be met by the receipts
from the junior prom. Fifty dollars have
been allotted to the canoe carnival and
it was urged that all organizations ex
pecting to enter canoes make an effort
to come up to the qualifications for the
award of the prizes for the best floats.
The flowers for the prom were voted
tabu and a committee will be appointed
to see that no flowers are worn.
If the class funds are not drawn upon
to make up a deficit on Junior Week
end the Juniors will give a class picnic
some time soon. It was announced that
Oreganas will be ready for distribution
Friday or Saturday of the week-end.A
meeting of the prom committee was held
immediately after the class meeting ad
President Architectural Society Joins
Uncle Sam's Navy.
John McGuire, a senior in the Uni
versity and president of the Architec
tural society at the University, will leave
next Saturday for Bremerton, having
been appointed as architectural drafts
man in the United States navy.
BED CROSS TO SURE
IN PUTS' PROFITS
Proceeds of Two Nights’ Pro
ductions Will Be Given
Program Includes “The Game,”
Written by Louise
In order to do their share toward
national preparedness, the class in dra
matic interpretation at the University,
assisted by the two dramatic societies,
will produce three one-act plays in Guild
hall May 4 and 5, the proceeds to be de
voted to the work of the Red Cross
society. It is hoped by those in charge
that the house will be filled both nights,
as this would insure a substantia’ gift
to the cause.
The production is made especially in
teresting 'by the fact that one of the
plays is from the pen of an Oregon
alumnae, Louise Bryant Trullinger
(Louise Bryant. ’08). Mrs. Trullinger.
who is now in Washington, D. C., doing
special writing for the New York Tri
bune, sent the manuscript to A. P. Ited
die, head of the department of public
speaking, ns an indication of her Jove for
her Alma Mater.
The play, “The Game,” was first
played by the I’rovincetown Players of
New York. This group of players orig
inated from the effort of a group of
artists, actors and authors, who spent
much of their time in Provincetown,
Mass., to amuse themselves. They start
ed by producing plays written by local
artists. They realized such success that
they originated the Playwright’s theater
in New York, where plays are produced
with attention centered on art and not
the commercialization of art.
“The Game” depicts symbolically a
game of dice between Life and Death
with the life of a youth and the life of
a girl at stake. The youth, a poet,
despondent and seeking death because
of the loss of his sweetheart, comes
upon Life and Death. The game fol
lows and Life wins. At this moment
the girl enters. Upon hearing the
youth’s name, she recognizes him as the
author of several songs that she knows,
and sings and dances for him. The
youth, forgetting his sorrow, falls in love
with her. Life and Death have nuother
game, this time for the girl, and Life
wins again. The part of the youth is
taken by Margaret Crosby; the girl is
played 'by Frances Fra'ter; Harriett
Polhemus represents Life, and Burt
The two other plays, “Nance Oldfield,”
by Charles Reade, and “Neighbors,” by
Zona Gale, are both comedies guaran
teed by the producers to draw many a
liugh from the audience. Professor
Reddie, who will take the part of Nathan
Oldfield in “Nance Oldfield,” has played
the part professionally in the east. He
will be supported by Charlotte Banfield
as Nance. The part of Susan, the maid,
will be taken by Grayce Sage. Robert
McNary plays Alexander Oldworthy, a
cousin of Nance.
“Neighbors” is a gmall-town comedy
and tells the story of kindly neighborly
ness. The scene is laid in Mis’ Abel’s
kitchen where the women of the neigh
borhood have gathered to talk things
over. Their efforts to help a fellow
neighbor in distress bring on some
humorous situations and end in an un
expected manner. The cast boasts of no
stars, but each part is a character part
that requires careful handling. The
women, played by Mary Alice Hill, Hes
ter Hurd, Helen Bracht and Claire Gaz
ley, and the girl, by Eva Hadley, are as
sisted by Tracy Byers and Arlo Bristow
as village men.
TRIPLE SOCIETIES PICNIC
Underclass Girls Will Go Across the
River for a Frolic Saturday.
Ten pvioek ami—Eleventh—aed—High
streets is the time and the place. And
the girl? Why, every girl in Triple A,
and every girl in Triple B. This joint
picnic is to be given on Saturday at
Young's Pasture. The freshmen will
proride the food for the picnic, while
the sophomores are most mysterious in
regard to the entertainment they will
furnish. Bring an Indian blanket and
prepare for a good time.
NEW ATHLETIC FIELD.
Building Work Already in Prog
ress; Will Be Rushed to Com
pletion for Next Year.
Grandstand Bonds to Be Placed
On Market During Summer
Despite the War.
The contracts for the building of the
new athletic field have been let and the
work is already in progress.
All of the contracts that have been let
so far are to local firms. A. C. Matthews
secured the contract for the gravel for
the foundation of the field. The bid
called for from four to six thousand
yards at 36 cents i„ yard. The Fair
mount Brick and Tile company received
the contract for the tile which will bo
used for draining. The amount of the
contract could not De obtained at the
business office. .T. W. Mahoney was
awarded the contract for the ditching
and laying of the drains. This work
will cost about $160.
Work has already been started on the
tiling and will be rushed forward so that
the field will be ready for next year.
The bonds for the grandstand voted
by the student body will not be placed
on the market until some time in the
summer, according to A. It. Tiffany,
graduate manager. The war has not
injured the chances for the sale of the
bonds, thinks Mr. Tiffany. “You may
say for me that I think the bonds are all
right,’’ he said yesterday. Offers have
been received from at least three firms
to buy the bonds when they are put on
the market, but no deal has been made
yet. The names of the firms bidding
for the bonds could not be obtained.
The bonds will probably be for a term
of five years. The rate of interest has
not yet been set, nor has the committee
been named who will hnve charge of the
sale. It will undoubtedly be in the
hands of the graduate manager and a
committee from the board of regents.
The committee in charge of the ex
amination of bids and awarding of con
tracts was composed of A. It. Tiffany,
graduate manager; L. II. Johnson, comp
troller, and A. C. Dixon, chairman of the
executive committee of the board of re
UNIVERSITY DAY IS NEXT
Leaflet Issued Outlining Work. Will
Take Three Forms.
The first state-wide University Day
will be observed Friday, May 11, 1017.
A leaflet has been published outlining
the work, and this will be used by the
local county chairman of the campus day
The suggestions for observance wore
prepared by motion of the alumni coun
cil, which is composed of Walter C.
Winslow, president; Jennie Harris, vice
president; Hen Williams, secretary, and
Henry McKinney, Camile Carroll Bo
vard, Andrew Collier, Francis Calloway,
Edward Bailey, Agnes Geary, Carlton
Spencer and Thomas Townsend.
The leaflet contains a message from
the President of the University, which
is an appeal for cooperation from the
alumni and all former students of the
University and the establishing of Uni
versity Day as an annual event.
“In suggesting that University Day be
hereafter observed annually throughout
the state, the alumni council suggests
that local observance take at least three
forms in every community. (1.) Closer
organization of alumni. (2.) Celebra
tion of the day in good fellowship, (li.)
Some work for the University,” said
PLANS FOR DORM PROGRESS
Contract to Be Let in June; Building One
Unit of New Quadrangle.
—Dean E. F. Lawrence of the school of
architecture announced today that the
plans for the now women’s dormitory
will be finished in two weeks and the
contract will be let the first of June.
The building will be along the Free
Georgia or Colonial style of architec
ture, with the new Women’s Memorial
building, the Refractory and the two
dormitories forming an enclosed quad
GIRLS LIKE HARD WORK
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PREFER MILITARY CLASS
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MISS CUMMINGS PLEASED
“I’ve decided that girls like hard
work,” said Mabel L. Cummings, head
of the physical training department,
when she found that many of the people
who had enrolled in the military train
ing work temporarily, until outdoor
sports were open, now want to continue
with it in preference to some of the less
strenuous outdoor sports.
"The military training work will be
good practice for field day,” Miss Cum
mings continued, "as we are really doing
quite strenuous work. The girls can
now run a minute and a half, in their
places, 'then march a few minutes and
run a minute and a half again.”
TO KEEP BISHOP BUSY
Rev. Walter T. Sumner Will Ap
pear 19 Times During Visit.
Dinner and Speaking Engage
ments Begin at Noon
Saturday, May 4.
Bishop Walter T. Sumner’s visit on
the Oregon campus, from Saturday noon
until Tuesday evening, will be one of
many diversions. Besides impromptu af
fairs, Bishop Sumner will fill the follow
ing sceduled engagements:
Saturday, May 5
12:00—-Luncheon, Pi Beta Phi house.
2:30—Drive about the city.
0:00—Dinner at Beta Theta Pi house.
8:00—‘Guest at University jj'ay in
Sunday, May 6
1:00—Dinner at .Sigma Chi house.
4:30—University vesper service.
0:00—Guest of Mrs. Campbell and
Professor and Mrs. Thacher.
Monday, May 7
12:00—Luncheon at Mary Spiller hall.
4:00—Address University women, aus
pices Y. M. C. A.
5:00—-Y. W. C. A. cabinet meeting.
5:30—-Y. M. C. A. cabinet meeting.
0:00—Dinner at Kappa Alpha Theta
7:30—Y. M. C. A. cabinet meeting.
Tuesday, May 8
11:00—Address Eugene high school as
12:00—Luncheon at Friendly hall.
1:00—-Address vocational guidance
4:00—Review University drill, 10 or
15 minute address to University men on
0:00—1 tinner air Alpha Phi house.
HONOR EMBLEM SELECTED
Plain “H” Adopted to Be Badge of
Scholarship for Next Year.
The members of the Honor Students’
society of the University met last night
in Professor Howe’s room and selected
a plain “H”, about three-eights of an
inch long, as a fit emblem for their
Ernest Watkins, senior, is president
of the organization, and Dorothy Dun
bar is vice-president.
Most of the work for the coming yeait
will be left in the hands of Dorothy
Dunbar. It is the plan of the organiza
tion to call a meeting of those who will
try for honors next year some time
during the first month of school, in order
that the organization may b'i started
earlier in the year.
CLASS PLANS FIELD DAY
U. Women to Direct Children’s Track
Meet and May Pole Dances May 25.
The playground class, with the teach
ers in the public schools and Superin
tendent Rutherford, are busy with plans
for the children’s field day, which is to
be held on Kincaid field on the after
noon of May 25.
i-The meet will include ail, except high
school students. There will be track
work and Maypole dances. Nine May
poles will be going at once. The girls’
playground classes are directing the
“The work is good practice for the
girls,” said Miss Cummings, head of the
physical training department, “and I
think the field day will he very inter
Tregilgas and Sheehy for Presi
dency; Crain, Epping and
Gilbert for Editor.
ELOQUENCE AND EULOGY
IN NOMINATING SPEECHES
Election of Officers Next Wed*
nesday; Installation Moved
Up to May 23.
♦ THE CANDIDATES. ♦
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♦ Nominations for student foody of- ♦
♦ fices nt yesterday morning’s asaem- ♦
♦ bly were: ♦
♦ President of Student Body: Har- ♦
♦ old Tregilgas and Janies Sheehy. ♦
♦ Vice-president: Ray Couch. ♦
♦ Secretary: Emma Wootton and ♦
♦ Leura .Terard. ♦
♦ Editor of Emerald: Harry Crain. ♦
♦ Adrienne Epping and DeWitt Gil- ♦
♦ foert. ♦
♦ Manager of Emerald: Jeanette ♦
♦ Calkins, Joe Denn. ♦
♦ Editor of Oregana: Harold New- ♦
♦ ton, Helen Brenton. ♦
♦ Manager of Oregana: JameB ♦
♦ Vance. ♦
♦ Senior men on student council: ♦
I ♦ Walter Myers, Don Newbury, Ken- ♦
| ♦ noth Moores, Randall Scott. ♦
j ♦ Women members: Cora Hosford, ♦
♦ Erma Keithley, Veola Peterson, ♦
♦ Martha Tinker. ♦
♦ Three members athletic commit- ♦
♦ tee: Brick Mitchell, Bill Snyder. ♦
♦ Junior men: Burle Bramhall, ♦
♦ L.vnn McCready, Nellis Hamlin. ♦
♦ Junior woman: Lillian Boylen. ♦
♦ Sophomore member: Bill Steers, ♦
♦ Jack Benefiel. ♦
♦ Executive Committee: Shy Hunt- ♦
<• ington, Charles Dundore. ♦
Eulogistic speeches introduced 35 can
didates for student body offices to the
assembled students Wednesday morning
and enthusiastic applause welcomed each
new aspirant into the race. Competi
tion for the various offices promises
to be keen, for the rival candidates are
evenly matched and heartily supported.
The introductory speeches would indi
cate that whatever the result of the
elections next Wednesday, the wheels of
government at Oregon will turn next
year with a velocity and smoothness
never before attained, for every student
orator was eloquent in describing the
ability of his candidate. The list of
nominees represents almost every or
ganization and department on the
Harold Tregilgas was the first nominee
for president. He was introduced by
Floyd Westerfield who enumerated hie
present offices ns member of the stu
dent council and member of one of ita
standing committees, circulation manager
of the Oregana, and treasurer of the
junior class. He added that Tregilgas
wns a good mixer and was willing to
work without reward.
Ernest Watkins nominated James
Sheehy, emphasizing the fact that he
was thoroughly familiar with student ac
tivities and was essentially a man of
action, had won his letter in baseball
and had been president of the sophomore
The call for nominations for vice
president brought Jack Elliott to bis
feet with the name of Hay Couch, whom
he considered the man for the place in
view of his all around activity as mem
ber of the student council athletic, and
Frank Scaiefe proposed the name of
Emma AVootton for secretary, charac
terizing her as a versatile and capabla
girl worthy of the “highest honor tradi
tion decrees to be given to a girl.” H«
mentioned her position as editor of the
Oregana and her activity in Theta Sigma
Phi, University Players, and Girls’ Glee
Roland Geary followed with the nomi
nation of Leura Jerard. He said that
her experience as member of the student
council, where she did good work, fitted
her for the position of secretary of the
student body. He mentioned her activity
in other student undertakings, and her
general familiarity with campus organ
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