Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920, November 22, 1917, Image 1

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VOL. 19.
NO. 23.
Victory Appears More Likely
Because of Triumph Over
California; 0. A. C. Men
Say Oregon Could Not Rush
Ball More Than Fifty Yards
Against Line.
With one seemingly impossible feat
Achieved, the Varsity is working over
time to accomplish another—namely, to
nail the Beaver skin up with the Bear
hide, on Thanksgiving Day. in Portland.
Before the California triumph, the out
look for the Aggie game was blue in
deed, bu now ‘victory’ is not such a dis
tant object as it appeared.
The players themselves are filled to
the brim with “pep” and eagerness to
meet the Corvallis eleven. They all
realize that the orange and black has a
strong team, and one which would per
haps give California a closer game than
when it was beaten by the southerners
14—3, a month or so ago. That O. A. C.
has a powerful team, is attested by the
close game they gave W. S. C., two
weeks ago, when they held the Staters
down to one touchdown, and that was
really a fluke.
Same Lineup to Be Used
Oregon’s unexpected victory was a
disagreeable awakening for Aggie fans,
and already Pipal’s camp is sending out
doleful stories about weakness and in
juries to the Corvallis warriors, which
may or may not be exaggerated. New
man. the star fullback, is laid on the
shelf on account of a wrenched shoulder
in the Washington game. For this
place, Itity may be chose n, although a
few days ago, reports stated that
“.Scotty” Dutton, a stellar player of
two years ago, who has been out of
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Frosh Lose First Contest of In
terclass Series by Two
Touchdowns; Tricks
Both Teams Spring New Stuff
on Fooball Fans, But
Attempts Fail.
Amid the cheers of more than a hun
dred enthusiastic fans, the sophomore
class football team ran rampant on
Tuesday afternoon, and defeated the
frosh warriors, 12 to 0. The game was
cut short by Dean Walker, manager of
interclass athletics, because of the lack
of condition of both elevens.
After five minutes of puffing and
■panting, the second-year men put across
the first score, when Lind registered a
touchdown on an off-tackle play. The
sophomores had taken the ball straight
down the gridiron from the kickoff,
without losing it to the babes at all.
Banks failed to kick goal, and the fresh
men chose to kick.
“Hams” Kicks High One
Hammersley, kicking for the wearers
of the green, surprised all the onlookers
when he booted the pigskin over the
goal line on the kickoff. The bail was
placed on the twenty-yard line and the
winners began an offensive much strong
er than ever. I’arr. at half, was effec
tive in line bucking, while Mulkey cir
cled the ends for long gains time and
again. Just when B-iylen was preparing
to pass to Waters, the timekeepers an
ounced the end of the first half.
At exactly 4:30 Coach Fowler, and
his eleven huskies, returned on the field.
to continue the fray. Coach Hammers
ley led his warriors on a few moments
later. The latte" again chose to kick
off but were offside, and after a five
yard penalty, kicked again. The same
effective offense of the first peri >d was
continued, and before three minutes
more had elapsed, the score stood 1
to 0. A long pass. Boy] m to Waters,
brought the fans to their feet at one
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"How's the fight? Remember, Aggies
next—Thanksgiving Day — Portland—
Who's going?
Deans Talk in Class Meeting—“Don't
say Hello to Faculty.”
says Dr. Straub.
Freshman memory of correct eti
quette was freshened yesterday morning,
at the class meeting held in Yillard hall,
by a talk on the subject, given by Dean
Elizabeth Fox. She read several rules
• and regulations, among them wqtre the
1. —Always introduce the gentleman
to the lady.
2. —Always introduce the younger
lady to the elder.
3. —Always arise upon the entrance of
a visitor, and endeavor to make him
feel at home.
4. —Do not wait until the music starts
to meet those in the reception line, and
always take leave of them before de
[ Dean Straub asked the students to
refrain from greeting members of the
faculty by the unconventional, “hello,”
and suggested that they substitute, “good
morning,” “how do you do?” or “dean,
lend me a quarter.” Walter Meyers, a
member of the associated student coun
i oil gave a review of Oregon traditions
for the beenfit of the freshmen.
Ned Hammersley, freshman president,
asked that all those going to Corvallis
for the annual O. A. C. freshman game,
to stand, but there were none in the
house. lie then called for the members
of the team to rise, but even this method
did not serve to increase the number
intending to make the trip.
William Casey, of Kappa Sigma, an
nounced the twelfth annual “frosb”
smoker, to take place in the Ivappa Sig
ma house, on the seventh of December,
lie told of plans for a saloon, that will
be run .«s long as the drinks hold out.
and of a free lunch stand, which will
be operated in connection. Gambling
in every form will be tolerated, and
paper money in abundance, will be fur
nished to everyone present.
Collector of Customs Holds Organiza
tions Not Necessary Col
lege Adjuncts.
According to a ruling of Milton A.
Miller, collector of internal revenue for
this district, college fraternities are li
able to a 10 per cent war tax. Under a
recent national ruling, social organiza
tions are to be taxed a war assessment.
Mr. Miller in his ruling holds that col
lege fraternities and other social organ
izations are not necessary adjuncts to
the college and that they would be class
ed under the title of social organizations.
Mr. Miller sets forth that all frater
nities and other organizations at Corval
lis whose initiation fees and dues are
more than $12 a year are subject to a
war tax of ten per cent. Since Eugene
is in the same district as Corvallis it is
presumed that if fraternities at O. A.
C. are taxed, fraternities at Oregon will
be taxed a like rate.
Sergeant Erwin Wild Directs Drill on
Kincaid Field.
A full membership has been enrolled
in the second class in ordnance account
ing, in the School of Commerce. Pro
fessor Jeremiah had no difficulty ir
getting seven men to take the places ol
those who were rejected for physical
defects last week.
The men are taking military drill
on Kincaid field at 11 o’clock every
i day, under Sergeant Erwin Wild, whc
| came here last wek. from the govern
; meat arsenal, at Rock Island, 111. Ser
j geant Wild is a graduate of the Uni
j versity of Michigan.
Professor Jeremiah now is making ar
raugements for an early visit of the
entire class to Portland, where they
will study the system in use by somf
of the big industrial plants for the
receipt, storage and distribution of sup
■ _________________
journalism Graduate Now Society Ed
Itotr of Tacoma Ledger.
Helen Driver, erne of the first wornei
to graduate from the school of journal
ism, has changed from the Tacoma
News, where she was Northwest editor
to the Ledger, where she is doing
' society.
Coach Is Hoping for Victory:
Team in Good Condition;
Rooters to Go Along
No Score Against Walker's
Warriors in Three Games;
Rooks’ Line Crossed.
Coach Dean "Walker's freshman eleven
will be put to the acid test on next
Saturday afternoon, when they will he
pitted against the Oregon Aggie Kooks,
in Corvallis. The annual classic be
tween the babes of each institution is
attracting much attention among the
students and. according to the dopesters.
a great battle should take place.
The rook team has played two games
so far this season. Early in the season
they bucked up against the Chemawa
Indians, and defeated that strong aggre
gation 0 to li: Several stars loomed
forth in this contest, and it is these
men who are expected to do the large
part of the offensive playing on Satur
Stars Gain Points
In the Chemawa game, Jimmie Cam
eron, from Jefferson High school, of
Portland, picked up a fumble and ran
almost ninety yards through a broken
field, for a touchdown. This was the
only touchdown registered by the first
year men, their other points being
secured through a drop kick, by Kas
berger, fullback for the Aggies. Their
offense proved to he very strong, but
their defense was below the average.
Captain McCarl, at right tackle, broke
through the line on several instances,
and stopped the Indians from tieing
the count.
Two weeks ago they played the army
team, which the Marines defeated in
Tacoma, and held them to a 20—0 score,
and actually had the soldiers “going”
part of the time.
Frosh Have No Defeats
Coach Walker’s team has been for
tunate in that it has played three games
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Fred Groner, Prominent Grower, Says
Home Product Is Superior
to California.
Oregon-grown walnuts were served to
the students in the class in commercial
and industrial survey, of the School of
Commerce, on Wednesday afternoon.
Fred Groner, of Hillsboro, one of the
prominent walnut growers of the state,
addressed the class on the commercial
possibilities of the walnut industry in
this state, and closed his speech with
a distribution of several pounds of
choice nuts, produced in his own orchard.
Mr. Groner predicted a substantial
growth of the industry in this state,
and declared that the market is limited
only by the ability of Oregon growers
to produce. Oregon never has lost a
crop for lack of a market, he added, and
described the superiority of the Oregon
nut over the California product, and the
walnuts grown in France, Italy and
other European countries. The industry
will attain its best results, ho said, if
the farmers generally, take to growing
walnuts in connection with their other
Walnut trees should line the highways
of the state, he asserted, and should lie
planted as shade trees in place of
inuples, as they are equally ornamental.
Walnuts produce best, he declared,
when grafted. An intensive study by
Mr. Groner and his associates, has re
vealed that a grafted tree will yield
50 per cent more nuts than a seedling.
Mr. Groner is a former student of
the University, having atended 25
years ago. This was his second visit
j to the campus since then. Among his
j old friends still here, are Dean Straub
I and Professor Young.
Night Editor of Oregonian Seems Well
Impressed by School.
Paul R. Kelt.v, night editor of the
Oregonian, \isitod here Tuesday, and
seemed well impresed with the work of
the school of journalism. Krie W. Allen,
dean of the school of journalism, and
fjhad O. Krantz, escorted Mr. Kelly ax
uond the campus.
Ten per Cent Levy to Be Col
lected With Each Admis
sion to Multnomah Field
on Thanksgiving.
Student Body May Have to j
Make Up Duty on Marine
and California Games. j
A war tux of ten per oent will tie
collected with each admission at the
Oregon-O. A. 0. football game on Mult
nomah field in Portland, November 20,
as a result of a ruling received yester
day by A. R. Tiffany, graduate manager,
from the office of Milton A. Miller, in
ternal revenue collector, at Portland.
1). S. Troasury Rules For Tax
The now order comes as a reversal
to the ruling made earlier in the season
by Mr. Miller, that no war tax would
be made on football tickets, as the
money went to the student, body and to
the University. Mr. Miller, in making
the order, says that he is acting upon
the advice of the treasury department
at Washington.
'File protest of the treasury depart
ment over Mr. Miller’s early ruling, will ;
[ make it necessary, it is feared, that
the student body of the University will
have to pay, from its own funds, the
war tax which according to the treasury,
j should have been collected with each
[ admission.
If the tax is imposed, it will cost
the students approximately $200 to
make tip the tax for the Oregon-Cnli
foirnin game, played here last Saturday,
according to Mr. Tiffany. The tax
would also call for an additional $200
for the Onegon-Marin, game, which was
played to a large crowd on Multnomah
field, in Portland, no tax being collected.
0. A. C. Plans Made
. Financial arrangements for the Ore
gon-O. A. C. game, which will he played
he eneompleted between the two schools,
in Portland, Thanksgiving Day, have
and provide that each team receive fifty
per cent of the profits, win or loose.
Twenty per cent of the admission money
will go to Multnomah club, for the use
of the field, provided that the amount
paid the club, does not exceed $1000.
The war tax will he collected from each
person purchasing the ticket and will
be turned over to the government, and
have no connection with the general ad
mission fund.
First Opportunity for Eugeno People to
Hear New Music Instructor
in Repertoire.
Mr. Arthur Fnguy-Cnte, baritone, of
the University of Oregon school of mu
sic will give a concert at the Eugene
Theatre on the evening of November 27
for the benefit of the Red Cross.
The following program will he present
ed, with Mrs. Paguy-Coto ns accom
panist :
Lute Player.Frances Allison
O, Light, my Light (Tagore).
. Landon Ronald
Prologue, Pagliacei.Leoncavallo
Serenade .Gabriel Pimme
Chant Ilindou .Herman Romberg
Chanson du Toreador (Carmen).
.Georges Bizet
The Two Grenadiers.Schumann
Passing By .Edward Purcell
Song of Postilion.Knrhiim Gravades
The Cypress Tree.Herbert Oliver
Cecily .It. R. Strauss
This is the first time the students and
people of Eugene have bad an oppor
tunity to bear Mr. Faguy-Cote in reper
toire. The entire proceeds of the eve
ning will be used to help our soldiers in
Dr. Sheldon Will Speak at Oregon County
Dr. TT. T>. Sheldon, dean of the school
of education, lenvoinieTt Mond;Tyt,n ,i
speaking tour among some of the Ore
gon county school institutes.
Monday afternoon Dr. Sheldon will
give t'vo talks in Hood Hirer, leaving
there in time to make a talk in Cascade
Hocks on Monday night. Tuesday will
l>e spent in Cascade Locks, from there
he goes 10 Salem, to address the Marion
county delegation.
I>r. Sheldon expects to return in
time to eat Thanksgiving dinner at
Class Wishes Mark of Destruction Like
Frosh Cap. Junior Pants,
Senior Sombreros
Sophomore men want to wear green
flannel slims as a distinguishing mark
from other classes on the University of
Oregon campus. At a meeting of the
class on Wednesday in the education
building. Everett Uixley, Lyle MeCros
key. Herald White, Harry Jamieson and
Carl Knudsen, all declared that they
were strongly in favor of the innovation.
■‘Freshmen wear green caps," said
I’ixley, “juniors don the corduroys, and
the senior classman is known by his
broad brimmed hat. Only the poor
sophomore has no badge.’
Ned Fowler, president of the class, ,
said that he agreed with the sentiments 1
expressed, and appointed a committee j
of I’ixley, Knudsen and Artuur Berg
to meet with the student council and
discuss the question.
The date for the sophomore dance was ,
set :it December S, and after a recoin- I
mendution from Arvo Simula, who had I
interviewed the student council, the |
class decided that the dance should he j
strictly informal.
Claire Iloldriclgc urged that sopho
mores help to keep alive the Oregon
traditions. “There is a great lack of
upper classmen this year,” he said. "Our
class must keep alive the famous Ore
gon spirit."
Kyle McCroskey reported that all nr
Wingements are made for the class ac
quaintance party, to be held next Sat
urday night, in the men’s gymnasium.
“Don’t make dates for this party," cau
tioned McCroskey, "come alone and a
committee will select your partner. The
seniors have a lottery, the juniors take
a chance, so why shouldn't the sopho
mores take a chance.”
Eva Hansen, Claire Holdridge and
Herman Kind requested that all members
of tin' class of 1!I“0 take active part
in college activities.
A report by Jack Dtmdore, treasurer,
showed that ,jilt!l is in the sophomore
Dr. R. C. Clark Prepares Weekly List of
Magazines Articles for Magazine.
An annotated list of mil articles in
recent periodicals upon the world war
has been prepared for the Cniversity
library, by 1 >r. It. ('. Clark. A similar
list will be made by l)r. Clark each
week, nnd will be posted upon the war
bulletin board, at the right of the cir
culation desk, in the library.
On the liHt is given the title of the
work, the name of the autthoir, the
magazine in which the work appeared,
and a brief annotation by Dr. Clark
upon the contents, and bearing of the
‘Students should he able to keep
themselves well informed upon the sub
ject of the war by the use of this
aid.” said Mrs. M. i\ McClain, assistant
Ada Hall. Post-Grad, and Jack Montague
to Make Zoology Reports.
Two students are doing research work
in zoology, towards their degrees. Ada
Hall, who is working for her master's
degree, is studying "The Degeneration
of Nerve Tissue.” She will use this
as the basis for her thesis, which will
go towards her degree.
.Tack Montague, a senior, is studying
"The Strueture and Function of the
Emph rid urn Organs in Earth Worms.”
Although no thesis work is required in
the geological department, each senior
major in the department, is supposed to
do some research work, and make some
report on it during the year.
Three of Music School Faculty Will Go
to Portland.
The minimi meeting of the Oregon
Music Teachers’ association is to ho
liehl in 1 .f11 !11.11, oil Wednesday, of next
week. The I niversity is to be rep
rcB’-nted at the meeting by Miss Wini
fred Forbes. Mr. John Stark Evans, and
Mr. Arthur Fnguy-Cote, nil instructors
at the school of music. These three
will-appear on the same program with
Mrs. Thomas Burke, and Miss Abbie
Whiteside, both well-known musicians
of Portland.
Ysaye, the celebrated Belgian violin
ist, is to appear, in concert, and will also
fclay at the meeting.
Sports Writer of Seattle P.l.
Claims Golden Bear Team
Weakened After 27-0
U. of W. Defeat.
Says Enlisted Stars Would Have
Made Different Score Against
Bezdek's Men.
The Seattle P-I in nn article, on
November lit, tries to discount Oregon's
victory over California, and at the same
time takes a fling or two at Conch Bez
dek. The article is headed, "Bears
crippled by loss of players; Bezdek
happy man.” Without further ndo the
story is submitted to the Emerald
The season for post-mortem's, crepe
hanging and the doping of champion
mhij>n in tin- Coast football conference,
is not yet. but a little stove league
stuff on Oregon's victory over California
Saturday seems to be in order.
Hugo Bezdek will have the oppor
tunity for which ho has striven for ten
years, to claim a victory over Washing
ton, though it be lint a teehniical one.
and those who know him well here, snv
that he could depart; 'from tilings mortal
with a heautifie smile of ineffable joy,
at peace with the world. In short, it
might he slid that Bezdek "ain’t mad
at nobody.”
California Trio Gono
However, there are one or two little
things which entered the making of
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Saturday's Game With 0. A. C.
Closes ’Varsity Schedule.
Team Handicapped by Loss of
Regular Coach and Lack
of Experience.
With the finish of Saturday's soccer
game with (>. A. (ho Varsity soccer
season came to an end, so far as outside
games are concerned. In ten-lass games
are seheduled to start immediately after
the Thanksgiving vueation.
'l'lie season this year was not so great
a success as it might have been if the
team had been able to obtain the ser
vices of a conch at the start of the year.
Father James Moran came out as often
as he could to help out, but he could
not spare enough time to make his work
as effective as might have been.
Oyment Loss Felt
The team felt keenly the loss of I*rof.
Colvin V. Dyment, former professor of
Journalism here, and now head of that
department at the University of Wash
ington,* who was responsible for intro
ducing the game at Oregon, and who
fostered its growth during his stay
here. During that time the Varsity lost
but one game, tied five, and won two.
This season’s record shows two games
chalked up on the ■ rong side of the
O. A. O. got revenge for the two
whitewash victories of Oregon last year,
and retaliated by giving' the lemon-yel
low a similar dose. The scores in
1910 were, 4 0. and 2 0. This year
t). A. C. won by the scores of 2 0, and
1—0. In both games the Oregon for
ward line could not seem to get going.
Time and again, the Varsity would rush
the ball to the Aggies' goal, only to have
the last shot go wide of the posts.
Few Veterans Out
The team was composed for the most
part of men who were new at the game,
twenty-five candidates answered the
first call for practice, but scarcely more
than 10 or 15 turned out every night.
Of tiiis number, but six had played on
the Varsity team before; Sheohy, Fox,
■ Kelleher, Fearson, Hartley and Hasel
The rest knew little or nothing about
soccer. With only two weeks of prac
:ice, a team was sent against O. A. C„
; and Saturday the season came to a
| gloomy conclusion.
) Although both games were lost, many
| men on the team gained knowledge
1 which will be of use to them next year
and together with material developed in
the interclass games, enough players
ought to be on hand next year to give
the game a good impetus.