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About Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920 | View Entire Issue (May 10, 1917)
Published each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday of the college year, by the
.Associated Students of the University of Oregon.
Entered at the postoffice at Eugene as second class matter.
Subscription rates, per year. $1.00. Single copies, Sc._ _
Asslntnnt Editor and City Editor.
Associate Editor .
Assistant City Editor .
Milton Arthur Stoddatd
....John DeWltt Gilbert
.Earl W. Murphy
Assistants.I,ay Carlisle, Jennnette Calkins,
Phone, Editor, 565
... . BURL.E D. BRAMHAI.L
Joe Denn, Gertrude Covtglll
Phone, Manager, 841
Assistants ...William II a'/.eltine
Administration '..-Gladys iVllki™
Women's Sports.. • • • ,,® 5n
Forensics .Rosalind Bates
Exchanges .Helen Brenton
General Assignments.John Dundore, Elsie Fltzmaurice, Richard
Avison, Ross Daleglelsch, Martha Tinker, Pearl Cralne, Erma Zimmer
man, Dorothy Dunlway, Luclle Saunders, Bert Woods, Arvo Slmola,
Florida Hill, Adelaide Bake, Beatrice Thurston, Lyle McCroskey, Tracy
llyers, Paul Reaney, Douglass Mullarky, Bill MorrlBon, Jacob Jacobson,
Robert Case, Mellie Parker, Nell Warwick, Annr Dawson, Lynn Mc
Cready and Miriam Page.
If, having gone through four years of
n college life, one's mental calibre is the
same at the end as at the beginning,
something is wrong. Either there is
an inherent fault in the man himself or
there is a weakness in the Institution.
But what is meant by mental calibre?
It is breadth of mind.
From his first year to his fourth the
freshman, if he is observant and am
bitious, goes through a process of build
ing up and tearing down experiences.
They are all experiences of association
with fellow students, faculty and citi
*ens of civil life. The building up ex
periences are bringing out his Intent: pow
ers for constructive leadership. The tear
ing down experiences are the tests of his
ability to increase the breadth of his
mind. Anyone can go through the build
ing experiences. But as soon ns they
ride him on n wave of popularity and it
“goes to his head” then he is due for a
tearing down experience. If he broods,
becomes morbid in his thought life, adopts
the “don’t care” attitude, ho is proving
he is not true blue. On the other hand
if lie uses the experience as a stepping
stone to the correct path to success he
is proving he is not of (lie pop-gun cal
ibre—he Is not of the smooth-bore var
iety. Ilia rifles are true and he Is sure,
to hit the mark.
The elections are over. Flowers and
condolence for burying the dead past.
THE NEWSPAPER AND COLLEGE
After watching several scores of col
lege men of almost every type known at
Illinois “go through” metropolitan
dailies, we are convinced that the aver
age college man does not really read a
newspaper. Here is the usual line of
attack; a cursory—very cursory—glance
at the front page headlines as the sheets
are eagerly fingered in search of the
sporting page; a rather critical reading
of the news of the world of sport; fol
lowed by a few chuckles found in the
paper’s humorous column, whatever it
happens to be. This done, our average
college man gives a decond hasty glance
to the screamer and the scare headlines
on the front page, and, having satisfied
himself that Ty Cobb is still playing
baseball, that P. L. T. is still funny, and
that the United States is not yet at war
with (lermnny, casts it aside for the day.
The editorials seldom receive any atten
tion. Hut, the paper has really been
Our college man lias gotten from his
hasty glance at headlines, but a faint
rumble of tlie international storm which
threatens even our land. And the first
duty of a citizen is to know and be con
cerned in his country and that which goes
on about it. America is no longer an iso
lated land. We have reached a period of j
world interdependence; the affairs of
America and Pudapest are our affairs,
and our affairs theirs. To truly under
“The Innocence of Izette”
This is without a doubt Miss Minter’s best picture
You will never forget seeing it.
THE GREAT SECRET
FRANCIS X. BUSHMAN, (The Ladies’ Favorite)
BEVERLY BAYNE (The Men’s Choice)
stand other men, to understand com
merce, in short, to understand any of the
present day movements, the activities of
man, we must see, we must appreciate to
a limited degree at least the influences,
the events that are making history in the
world today. Our vision must be a world
vision, and it is only through a thorough
reading from day to day of the news
paper that we can get this world vision.
It has been said that the test of an
education is the appreciation of an alien
interest. It is the obligation of the col
lege man to society to lead in just this
appreciation. Yet, can the average stud
ent pass the test?
If it has been your habit to give five
minutes daily to newspaper reading, adopt
a new schedule and allow an hour—and,
if you don’t know it, already, you’ll find
the most important news on the front
page. That’s why it’s there. Don’t over
look the editorials. Try reading your
newspaper instead of just “going through
(By Lucile Saunders)
How can we warble of war when
Junior Week-end is at hand? The spirit
of good times has waved her wand over
our periscope and behold, it is no longer
a fearsome military spy glass but an
ordinary telescope—not the kind, how
ever, that the girls use to pack lunches
in for picnics.
That reminds us that the election
tellers objected because they were not
provided with food in return for their
The candidates were noticeably among
the first to vote. Jeannette Calkins in
sists that she didn’t put a cross after
her own name.
But the funniest thing about the bal
loting was the number of people who
reached over others’ heads and patient
ly poked that long strip of paper through
the little slot while the people beneath
their elbows vainly mumbled, “Aw fold
it and jam it in”.
Catering to advertisers is always good
business, therefore we pause to insert
desires to make known to the public that
following the date of his final senior
exam he will close his doors to visitors
and retire at an early hour.
A girl to take me to the senior picnic.
For further details kindly refer to my
remarks in class meeting. Call at any
hour of the day or night at the Sigma
Nu house. Fred Kiddle.
a place on any Junior Week-end com
mittee for a card index system which
may be applied to the volume of names,
dates and other class business which
now reposes in my vest pocket. See me
One girl says when you see the mili
tary men on the campus it makes you
want to sing something appropriate like
“Hail, the Conquering Hero Comes”
but we remember some cases like this.
There was a young senior, Bob Wright
Who thought up a tale girls would bite.
He was going away at an early day
With the officer’s reserve to fight. j
His friends shed a sympathetic tear :
And wondered at his lack of fear,
But they never knew, as you and I do,
’Twas potatoes he went home to rear. 1
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It didn’t take Helen Brenton long to
conclude that it was a hopeless task
trying to remember all of the people
who claimed that theirs was the vote
which decided the Oregana election in
The stereotyper and make-up man
down at the Guard are planning to wear
their Sunday best when the young ladies
come down to get out the Theta Sigma
An intelligent person may earn $100
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If It Is Something Good to Eat We Have It