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About Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 13, 1917)
Graduates Scattered Far and Wide in Every Line of Work;
Many Answer Call to Service in Nation’s Army and Navy
mtl OREGON ALUMII
ANSWER GALL TO ARMS
JAUREGUY AT FORT STEVENS;
KELLY, ’12, NOW IN FRANCE;
J. Wilhelm, Ernest Vosper, Martin
Nelson All in Training at
War lias drawn perhaps as great
a per cent of Oregon alumni into mil
itary service as it has from the Uni
versity student body itself..
Nicholas Jaureguy, ’17, president
of the student body last year, obtained
an appointment to the Presidio last
spring and is now a secnod lieuten
ant in the coast artillery at Fort Ste
Kelly Now Major.
John Kelly, the last engineer to be
graduated from the University before
the engineering department was
moved to O. A. C., is now a major in
the engineers’ corps and serving in
France. Kelly was northwest cham
pion wrestler at 145 pounds while he
was at Oregon, and when taking post
graduate work at Boston Technical
Institute a year later he won the
championship in the eastern collegiate
John “Kiser” Wilhelm, T6, a bro
ther of Rudolph Wilhelm, Oregon golf
champion, is now at American Lake
Bob McMurray, T(J, is at the officers’
training camp at the Presidio.
Bowen a First Sergeant.
Alex Bowen, T7, a leader in dra
matics while In the Univiersiity, is
now a first sergeant in the quarter
master corps at Palo Alto, California.
Bowen went directly into service fol
lowing his graduation last spring.
Ernest Vosper, T5, Varsity yell
leader during his senior year, is now
in the Eugene ambulance corps in
training at American Lake. Follow
ing his graduation from Oregon, Vos
per attended the University of Cali
fornia and a year ago he led one hun
dred and sixty-five Oregon students
and alumni In yells given at the Cul
ifornia-Oregon football game at Berke
ley, notwithstanding the fact that ho
was then a California student.
John Elliott, '17, is now a second
lieutenant in the regular army, hav
ing received his appointment at the
end of the first course in military
Always strictly fresh
from our own
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training given at the Presidio re
serve officers’ training camp.
Martin Nelson, ’17, captain of the
Oregon track team last year, is now
serving as sergeant in the Eugene
ambulance corps stationed at Camp
In Civil Life.
Among Oregon alumni who are not
in military service is Anse Cornell,
famed Oregon quarterback, who is
now manager of a flour mill company
at Caldwell, Idaho. Another is Earl
Bronaugh, '17, who Iras been work
ing in a law office in Portland the
past summer and who recently took
the state bar examination at Salem.
Karl Becke, ’17, a member of the
student council, is now employed as
state statistician in the accident bu
reau at the state house in Salem.
Among the commissions issued at
the close of the first officers’ reserve
training camps were those won by
Lamar and Leslie Tooze, members of
the class of ’16. Leslie, who is now
stationed at American Lake, took his
training at the Presidio, while his bro
ther was commissioned at the Platts
burg camp. Both were awarded sec
ond lieutenantcies, but Lamar has
since been promoted to first lieutenant
and is one of the officers in charge of
the draft army at Ayer, Mass. Walter
L. Tooze, Jr., an older brother, was
commissioned as captain at the Pre
sidio and now commands a company
at American Lake.
Cleve Simpkins, who formerly was
teaching fellow in the department of
zoology here, and a graduate of the
class of 1915, has been given a year’s
leave of absence by the United States
war department In order that he may
study at the Harvard medical school.
Simpkins enlisted in the hospital
corps and was stationed at Bremer
ton, Washington. He has been grant
ed a fellowship at Harvard.
From Max H. Sommer, ex-’16, and
former editor of the Emerald, who has
been connected with the firm of Kauff
man & Sommer, of San Francisco
since he resigned from the staff of the
Portland Journal last winter, comes
word that he intends to enlist in either
quartermaster or ordnance corps of
tho army within the near future.
Carl Fenton, listed among the great
est athletes ever graduated from the
University, is in the service of his
country. Following his failure to se
cure a commission in the reserve offi
cers’ training camp, he returned to
Company L, Third Oregon Infantry, of
which lie was a member before going
to the Presidio.
Edward H. Himes, a graduate of the
University in the days when engineer
ing was included as one of the depart
ments, received a commission as sec
ond lieutenant in the engineering corps
during the summer. He is now locat
ed at Dallas, awaiting summons for
"Rots” Avlson, who graduated from
the University Law School in June, is
now in the paymaster’s department at
tlie Seattle naval training station.
Well, here we are again
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Harold Bean, whose letters have
been appearing of late in the Sunday
Oregonian, is another ex-Oregon boy
now in the service of the government.
According to his last letter, he is
serving with the Red Cross in the
front line trenches in France.
WiaJter McClure, of the class of
1913, is somewhere in France as a
captain of infantry under General Per
shing. McClure, while at Oregon, was
a famous track man and one of the
American team to participate in the
Olympia games of 1912.
Eberle Kuykendall is captain of the
14th ambulance company stationed at
Amercan Lake. There is a large num
ber of former Oregon men in this com
pany, all of the officers being former
students at the University.
Harry L. Kuck, T6, Lawrence Di
neen, T5, both prominent in journal
istic circles on the campus during
their undergraduate days, are included
in the roil of Company L, Third Ore
William R. Boone, of the Class of
1915, writes from “somewhere in Kan
sas,” that he has been selected for
the officers’ training camp at Fort
J. R. Barber, who after graduating
from Oregon attended West Point, is
connected with the adjutant general’s
office at Washington, D. C.
Eric Lane and Paul Bond are both
first lieutenants in the Coast Artil
lery regulars and are stationed at Fort
Harry Vierick, T5, is stationed at
Gamp Oglethorpe, Georgia. He is a
second lieutenant in the medical
corps stationed there.
Eyler Brown is with the U. S. en
gineers and is stationed at Camp
Greene, North Carolina.
Elmer Furuset, T4, is stationed at
American Lake with the Fourteenth
Frank Beach ia at Bremerton serv
ing as paymaster of the second divis
ion of the Oregon naval militia.
Loui9 Beebe is a first lieutenant in
the Coast Artillery Corps at Fort Ste
Ed. Bailey, ’13, is in the marines
and is stationed at Mare Island.
NEW ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AT JOHN DAV
Ida Johnson, '16, Elected President;
Jean Bell, '17 Secretary.
Numbered among the latest county
organizations of Oregon aflumni is
the one organized September 26 at
John Day, Oregon. This association
includes all of Grant county and al
though the meetings are few and far
between, the spirit of “do something
for Oregon” seems to permeate even
to that remote portion of the state.
Ida Johnson, T6, was elected presi
dent, and Jean Bell, T7, secretary.
'Plie members of the association are:
Claribel Williams, ex-’20, Roxie Den
ny, Zetta Mitchell, ev-T9, Henry Thor
sett, ’17, D. W. Boltnott, Ida John
son, T6, Allen Rothwell, ’17, and Jean
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In Civil Walks
Lucile Cogswell ’15, and Mrs. Hazel
Barta Pague, ex-’16, were guests at
the Delta Gamma house during the
opening week of college. Miss Cogs
well has recently been studying danc
ing under Miss Ruth St. Dennis, at
A recent issue of the Multnomah
Club Bulletin contains the following
extract: “Among the new members of
the club is John R. Montague, one of
Bill Hayward’s best track stars at
the University of Oregon. He special
izes in the 440 and 880.”
Another former University of Or
egon student fell a victim of the
blind God Cupid last June, this time it
being Annette H. Smedley, of the class
of 1913, who became the wife of Ar
thur U. Minster, at West Chester,
C. W. Converse, a former student
of the University and once a member
of the faculty, is now professor of
mathematics in Eureka Junior Col
Ferdinand Newbar, 1912, until re
cently in the department of astronomy
at the University of California, is now
teaching in the government nautical
school at San Francisco.
Harold Quigley, a member of the
University graduating class of 1914.
is a member of the faculty of Jeffer
son high school, in Portland.
Clyde Duniway, ’86, former presi
dent of the University of Wyoming, is
now president of Colorado State Col
Clyde B. Aitchison, who took grad
uate work at the University, is now a
member of the interstate commerce
Jeannette Wheatley, ’17, of Hills
boro, and Lucille Watson, ’17, of Carl
ton, were guests at the Alpha Phi
house during last week.
Ruth Hall, ’12, formerly botany as
sistant in the University, is in train
ing at the Good Samaritan hospital
Naomi Williams, formerly of the
Eugene high school faculty, is now
teaching in the LaGrande high school.
Marian McDonald is instructor of
English. Latin and German in the
Yamhill high school.
Elizabeth Houston has been appoint
! ed supervisor of music in the Klamath
Falls high school.
Mrs. Dean Walker (Virginia Peter
i son, ’16) was a guest of Kappa Alpha
Theta last week.
Ruth Roche, T7. is instructor of
physical education in the San Fran
Jennie Huggins, ’17, is instructor of
science and history in the St. Helens
Charlie Fenton, ’16, is employed in
the San Francisco Federal Reserve
Alice Gram, ex-’18, is society ed
itor for the Portland Spectator.
Claribel Williams. ex-’19, is teach
ing in Mount Vernon, Oregon.
Mrs. Anne Hales Tegart is teaching
| school near Gresham, Oregon.
Anne Dawson, ex-’IS. is enrolled at
J. CLYDE PATTEE MARRIED TO
MISS EDITH BAKER.
Miss Edith A. Baker and J. Clyde
Pat tee were married at the home of
the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
D. Baker, on the evening of August
fourth. Rev. Geo. H. Parkinson offi
Both Mr. and Mrs. Pattee are grad
uates of the University of Oregon,
and it was while a student at this
institution that Mr. Pattee met his
wife. Mrs. Pattee graduated in the
class of 1911, but took post graduate
work and received a master’s de
gree in 1913. Mr. Pattee was grad
uated in the class of 1913 and since
leaving school has been general man-,
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That’s why some people are
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We print every job as though
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Besides we have to live with
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