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EUGENE, OREGON, SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 1918.
Coach Wants Three Represen
tatives for Each Event;
Only Fiften Turn
ASKS,FOR OREGON SPIRIT
AS WELL AS ATHLETES
Says Third Place Man Is Just as
Valuable to Team as
More men for track—many more men.
That is the plea of Coach Hayward,
now in the Portland Surgical hospital,
recovering from the effects of a recent
operation, but worrying over the pros
pects of the Oregon team in the north
west meets of the coming season.
Hayward asks for three men in every
evemt, and he wants them to turn out
now. “Now is the time that track meets
are won or lost,’’ he says in a letter
to a friend on the campus. At the pres
ent time there are but 15 men turning
out for track—scarcely enough to maKe
up a team of but one man for each
event. At least three times that num
ber are needed, and with the appoint
ment of Ray Couch as student manager
of track, the campaign to get every
available man out is going to be pushed
Wants Willing Men.
The call being issued is not neces
sarily for track men. It is for Oregon
men—men who, whether they nave ever
done anything in the track line or not,
are willing to get out and try. Hay
ward wants the raw material on hand
when he returns to take charge of the
squad, and he wants them to be in con
dition. Developing point winners is his
„“Jt is very unfortunate fer me that
I can't be with the boys for a while
yet,” Hayward writes. “There is no
one as anxious as I am to be on the job.
and just as soon as the doctor says it
is safe, you and the team cau depend
upon my being there.
“The fact that the team is handi
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Two Sections Already in Hands
Rest to Go as Soon as Ready;
Campus Views to Appear
in First Section.
Two sections of the 1918 Oregana
are in the hands of the printer, and tne
rest of the book will be sent to him as
fast as he can handle it.
The engraving is nearly completed
and some especially good pictures are
A dozen full-page views of the cam- |
pus are in the first section. The fron
tispiece is in three colors, and was
drawn by Glenn Stanton, president of
the architecture dub. All of the in
serts are especially good, according to
Helen Brenton. editor.
The first thing in the military sec
tion is a full page cut of Lieutenant
Colonel John Leader, and is followed by
an account of his life. Pictures of the
Second company at Fort Stevens, com
posed very largely of Oregon men, of
the University ambulance company at
American Lake, and of the company to
which the University girls sent Christ
mas candy, will all appear.
The dramatic department is well ar
ranged and quite complete, with more
pictures than usual.
by the Oregon chapter of the American
as usual due to a slack season, but the
pictures are very good and every sport
As for features, information is sup
pressed, but they will be of interest to
every student at the University of
The junior pictures are larger than
test year, and the list is very nearly
Oregon club has a full page picture
as well as nearly every other organiza
tion on the campus, so every member of
the student body may expect to see him
self in print somewhere in the book, j
INTER-FRAT TRACK MEET
PLANNED BY DEAN WALKER
Inter-frat Track Meet.
In order to get some enthusiasm
I aroused for track, Walker is at present
working out plans for an inter-frater
nity track meet, to be held within the
next two weeks. The athletic depart
ment will offer a cup to the winning
house, and it is hoped that some phe
nomenal track men may be discovered
at this meet.
In order to keep any star from walk
ing away with the contest, Walker in
tends to use a new system of scoring.
It will be necessary for each contest
ing house to enter three men in each
event, and the average of their time
will be taken as the score in the event.
This will assure every house an equal
chance and will remove the possibility
of one man carrying off. the honors.
The track out on Kincaid is being
I put into condition, and from now on,
if the good weather continues, the men
will start getting speed into their work.
The track is being scraped and rolled,
and should be in the very best of shape
by the first of the week.
OT TEIIS ITCH
TO COME OFF SOON
First Games Will Be Played Off
by Wednesday. Tourna
ment to Be Over in
Varsity Team Will Be Chosen
From Champions; Lara
way Offers Cup.
Preparations for the woman’s cham
pionship tennis tournament are going
forward swiftly, under the management
of Caroline Alexander and Adrienne
lipping. The first rounds of the tourna
ment will be played off before Wednes
day next, and the subsequent refunds
will probably be over in less than two
weeks. At a meeting of the tennis club
Thursday night, final arrangements were
completed, and new business taken up.
Seth Laraway Offers a Cup.
The tournament is played by the 20
members of the tennis club, and any
others that care to put in their names
to the president, Adrienne Epping. The
results of the tournament will decide
the members of the University team.
The winner of the tournament will play
the games with O. A. C., Willamette,
Multnomah club, and the Portland Irv
ington club. A new ruling passed by
the tennis club Thursday night pro
vides that any players unsatisfied with
the results of the tournament may have
the right to challenge any member fit'
the team within a week after the dose
of the tournament, and take her place
on the team, if successful in three .sets j
out of five. By this means, the play
ers hope to do away with the chance
that always accompanies a tennis tour
nament, and to secure the best players
for the team.
Doughnut Tournament Dropped.
The election of Mrs. John Leader as
an honorary member of the club was
ratified by the members, and two new
member* voted into the club. These are
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POET ENJOYS OREGON VISIT
“Days That Make Us Happy Make Us
Wise" Masefield Writes.
John Masefield, famous English poet
and war lecturer, who was a guest of ,
Colonel Leader and addressed the people
of Eugene Thursday night, was enter- i
tained Thursday evening at dinner by
Sigma Chi. Other guests were Colonel
Leader, Sergeant Fairley of the ord
nance school, Major Couch, of the stu
dent battalion and Adjutant B> W. Allen,
of the University.
Masefield stated before leaving the
University that he had enjoyed his visit
at the University of Oregon more than 1
at any other place he had visited on hie
trip through the United States. In the (
Sigma Chi guest book he wrote: i
“The days that makes us happy make i
us wise.” i
0. A. C. BASKET THROWERS
WIN FROM U. OF 0. 20-17
Maud Lombard and Grace Rugg at For
ward Star for Oregon; Team
O. A. C. girls' basket throwers won
from U. of O. by a score of til) to 17
this afternoon, in a return game played
in the men’s gymnasium, which was
well filled with Oregon rooters. The
game was nip and tuck from start to
finish, with only one time out for the
girls, who pulled up their bloomers and
adjusted their ties on the run.
O. A. C. forwards, Irene Brye and
Gladys Johnson, were especially quick
and accurate in their work, and they
were ably guarded by Maud Lombard
and Grace Rugg, for Oregon. Good
team-work was apparent for botn teams,
and the ball was tossed quickly several
times from one goal to the other with
out a slip.
The first half started with two con
secutive baskets for both teams, and
then the score for O. A. C. mounted up
to eight before Oregon could interfere.
O. A. C. fouled and Maud Lombard
threw the basket.
At the end of the first half the scoro
was 1(5 to 6 for O. A. C. Peggy Crim
was substituted in the second half for
Margaret Bailey, and did brilliant work
The game warmed up in the second
half, and this time the whistle blew to
end the half just as Grace Rugg was
poised to throw a basket.
Miss Catharine IV in slow acted as
referee for Oregon for the first half
and umpire for the second, and Miss
Laura Campbell acted as referee and
umpire for O. A. C. The O. A. C. team
was accompanied by Miss Eva Brunell.
loach; Miss Laura Campbell, director,
>nd Mrs. Miriam Thayer Seeley. Twelve
girls came and the team was chosen from
:he twelve. U. of O won from O. A. C.
>y 33 to 10 in the first game played at
J. A. C. before vacation.
The lineup was as follows:
O. A. C.— —U. of ().
Irene Byre.R.F.. Maud Lombard
Gladys Johuson..L.F.Grace Rugg
Laura Ziegler.. . .C.Eva Hansen
Lulu Meloy.\b.... Claire Warner
Katherine Meloy.R.F.. .Margaret Bailey
Lota Agee.L.I5.Frieda Laird
U. of O. substitute, Peggy Crim fov
Margaret Bailey, second half.
New Course Given Warm Re
ception by Girls.
Will Fit Go-eds for Places
Which Have Been Vacated
by Men in Service.
The call for women for patriotic serv
ice has been answered on the campus by
the registration of 85 girls in,.-, course
sffered by Professor A. F. R. Drueker
u introduction to accounting. These
;irls are fitting themselves to take
positions left vacant by men, and ao
:-ordi:ug to Professor Drueker will be
prepared to fill such vacancies this
“I was greatly surprised,” said Pro
fessor Drueker, “when I found that
such a large number of young women
rad enrolled in my course this term,
rhe class is mare than twice as large
is the one in the same subjeet last fall.”
Among all these girls arc bat 10 men.
\nd the girls show as much aptitude as
;he men in taking up fhe subjeet, ae
lording to Professor Drueker.
This course is being offered by Pro- j
lessor Drueker at the request of the ]
'acuity woman’s committee, who fore
saw the possibilities in it for the girls,
rhe class assumed such enormous pro
>orticms at the very first meeting that
’rofessor Drueker was obliged to divide
t into two sections, one coming at 1
>’clock, exclusively for women, and the
>thcr at 11 o’clock.
The text used was written by Pro
cessor Drueker and the course will
;over as much in the term as the average
rear course offered in hig^ school, he
’OWERS SPEAKS FOR RED CROSS
.eoturer Talks at Drain; Will Make
Address at Elmira Monday.
Alfred Powers, of the extension divi
rion, left Thursday for Drain, where
le visited the lied Cross chapter of
hat town, and those in the outlying
listricts. Mr. Powers returned to Eu- (
reue last night, lie will make a Red i
>ok» talk in Elmira next Monday night, i
OFFICER DESCRIBES I
10 01 TRENCHES
British Major Acland Speaks in
Viliard Hall, Telling of
First Attack of Kind
Details Rehearsed Behind Lines
Before Carrying Out; 12
Major F. P. Acland, oc the Toronto
Highlanders, now, assistant commandant
at Pullman, inspected the University
battalion Thursday ana addressed Uni
versity and townspeople in Villard hall
' Thursday evening. Major Aeland com
plimented the battalion very highly on
its work, and said that he was envious
of such a turnout. “The University
of Oregon should be proud of such a
battalion," he said. “You have made
wonderful progress in a short time. The
work done here has been really remark
Major Aeland spoke or “Life in the
Trenches” Thursday evening, describing
conditions in the trenches and No Man’s
Land, illustrating his remarks with de
lightfully humorous stories straight
from the men he has known intimately
in trench warfare.
Describes Trench Raid.
One of the most interesting things he
described was a raid on the German
trenches for prisoners. The battalion
of Itritis’h Columbia, to which Major
Aclamid was attached, made the first
raid of this kind on the western front.
The Canadians wished certain informa
tion from the Germans ns to just what
division of the German forces was op
posing them, and decided to try the
daring feat of effecting a raid and ob
taining information from identification
marks on the prisoners.
Th» raid was worked out in the most
careful detail. A model of the section
of the German trenches to be raided was
constructed behind the Canadian lines,
and here the ineu drilled for days, each
being assigned to a particular duty, so
that nothing should be left undone. The
men worked together at night, learn
ing each other’s ways in the dark, and
soon gained confidence. -
Black Faced Soldiers Go.
The trenches at this point were about
•WOO yards apart. The Canadians
blacked their faces and each wore a lit
tle white hand on the arm to make
themselves recognizable to each other.
They wanted l'Z prisoners, and so care
fully were the dKails worked out that
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APRIL FROLIC PROGRAM
TO HAVE SEVEN STUNTS
Two Stage Plan Will Eliminate Long
Waits Between the Skits
Seven University women's groups
have been given places on the stunt pro
gram for the annual April l<’rolic, to
take place Saturday evening, April 20,
in the men's gymnasium.
Chi Omega has reserved the first
place, and is followed by Delta Gamma,
Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa
Gamma, Hendricks Hall, l“i Beta Chi.
and Alpha Phi.
tfutaxiun and Woman's Athletic asso
ciation ore the only organizations other
than the sororities and dormitory whicn
have signified any intention to appear
in a stunt.
"We excluded Triple A, Triple B,
and Triple C this year," said Mildred
Steinmetz, appointed by woman's league
as general chairman for the affair, "la
this way the program will be somewhat
shortened. Kaeh stunt will last five
minutes, and plans have been made to
have two stages, one at each end of
the hull, so that while one organization
is putting on a stunt, the next on the
program can be arranging a stage set
Kappa Alpha Theta, who announce
that their stunt will be called "Hereto
fore and Hereafter," are the first to
announce a title. Miss Steiumetz hopes
to get all the titles by the end of next
Besides the entertainment offered by
the stunts, a feature dance for every
one will be a part of the dance pro
gram. Janet Frasier, placed in charge
of the event, says that she hopes to
have the feature a novel one.
According to Grace Ilamrnnrstrom,
chairman of the decoration committee,
greens and the Oregon colors will be
used in some simple manner.
Hendricks Hall Residents to Sell Produce
for Benefit of Red Cross.
Hendricks hall is to have a war gar
den. Two plots of ground, one an aefo
just east of the trenches, are to he put
in potatoes, another plot just north of
the graveyard, will he planted in vege
Mrs. Edna P. Dotson, head of the
physical plant of Hendricks hall, has
offered to purchflso the products from
the girls for use on the table, and the
funds will he given to the Red Gross.
H. M. Fisher, superintendent of
grounds, gave the girls the ground and
hrid the plowing done today ior them.
Frances Elisabeth linker, a senior at
the hall, has charge of the gardening,
and according to her, the girls are en
thusiastic and prospects for a rn>p are
Anything to Make Noise
Bring out your old tin cans, pots and
pans, cowbells, horns, screech whistles,
a stray .tin roof or so, and anything
else that will make real racket, fellows,
and have the time of your lives mak
ing all the noise you want to for once,
Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock.
So siys Slim Crandall, who will lead
the swirling, serpentining, yelling mass
of University boys down town during
drill hour, to show the t«>wu that. Ore
gon has the old fight and can outdo
everyone else in making a splendid
demonstration on national noise day.
For you see, fellows, that while you
are having a grand time making some
real noise, you will be helping your
country to win the war by s'/rring up
pep for the Third Liberty Loan. That’s
what Monday, the official noise day,
Absolutely every man in the Univer
sity will be in the serpentine that will
leave the gym at 1 (there will be roll
call before, by the way), and noise, and
noise only, will be the order of the
hour. The more noise and the less
harmonious it is, the more everyone
will be satisfied. Fortunately the police
force of Eugene will he in hiding, and
every one of the spectatoors who will
line the sidewalks will clamor for a
genuine racket. “We’re going to show
them wdiat we can do,” vows Slim, who
is looking forward to noise day with
the keenest satisfaction.
All sor^ arid sizes of sound-produc
ing instruments will he used. The coun
ty tractor, with all the wagons attached
behind, which makes such an agreeable
grating, grinding, squeaky noise as it
passes the library nearly every day, may
be commandeered for the occasion. Slim
is thinking also of gathering up some
grand old circular saws, guaranteed to
lull anyone to sleep with their music,
uml by Monday (here will be most cer
tainly a fearsome array of noise in*
The University band is going along,
too, in all its glory, and will stir the
throngs to wildest enthusiasm with loud
music. They nre keeping a secret what
they are to play, but all their numbers
will be rendered in a thoroughly original
manner, and they sav, “We’re telling
you they are to be good.’’
Most wonderful of all, it is an
nounced authoritatively, that a prize
(no one knows what, just yet, but a
prize, anway), will be awarded to the
individual who turns out with the most
unique and peace-disturbing noise pro
ducer. “Her is a fine chance,” says
.Slim, “to show your originality. You
cam bring anything you want, but it
must make some NOISE.”
“And what about the girls?” you ask.
Well, they aren’t going to be in the
serpentine, but surely every girl in the
University will want to witness this
greatest of all pep-feats in the history
of the school. They may produce all
the noise they wish from the sidewalks,
for they will all follow the boys down
town to the Southern Pacific station and
back. Be thinking, girls, of what you
are going to do in the way of noise,
too. You can do quite a bit merely
vocally, you know.
Don’t forget. Everybody out Mondav
at 1. And, above all, don't forget the
OREGON NINE BEITS
WILUMETTE. IS T01
Methodists Go Down Before
Varsity in First Salem
Game; Early Season
Art Berg Pitches and Gives But
One Hit; Steers Has Gala
Day at the Bat.
Salem, Ore.. April 5.—(Special to the
Emerald.)—Oregon ran bases until the
cow* came home in the first game of
the season t\gainst Willamette Univer
sity here this afternoon, on S/.eetland
field. The lemon-yellow athlete^ ran up
a total of 15 runs, 17 hits and & stolen
bases, while Art Berg held the Metho
dists to one rim and one hit. Oregon
dearly showed the effects of early
spring practice, and handled the ball
much more clearly than their opponent*.
Bill Steers htad a gala day at bat,
getting five dean Mows, one of them
ft double, in five trips to the plate.
Grebe smashed out a triple, Lind a doa
ble and Bunion a home run. Not an
inning went by that the Varsity failed
to take advantage of both in the run and
hit columns. Each main on the team
made at least one run and one hit.
Art Berg was in rare form and bad
« no-hit; game up to the sixth frame.
Be sent six men hack to the bench via
the fan-out route, but. spoiled his record
with four walks and hitting three bat
ters. Brewster, the first Willamette
twirier, had little on the ball, and wag
hit freely. He gave way in tihe fourth
to Spiess, who fared- little better. Coach
Mathews saved his best bet, Bimick, for
O. A. C. Saturday.
To nttempt any detailed description
of the run-getting wopJ<J be too monoton
ous to put in print. The Varsity field
ed in good style. But three errors
were charged up. One when Dunton
threw wild to second, again when Lind
dropped a throw which had a Willam
ette baserunroer trapped off base, and
when Sheehy fumbled a grounder. The
infield worked like a well-oiled machine
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REDDIE’S SENIORS TO PLAY
IN ALL-STAR PRODUCTION
Fourth Year Dramatic Interpretation
Students to Present “The
Fletcher's “The Faithful Shepherdess,"
will be produced in Guild las 11 by Pro
fessor A. F. Ileddie’s senior fleet in
dramatic interpretation, April 18 and
19. The cast again promises to be “ail
star,” being made up of students, all
of whom have set)red successes in former
Mr. Redd in will appear as the Satyr.
Other prominent part* are taken by
Frances Frator, Margaret Croeby, Helm
Braeht-Maurtce, Jo Driscoll, Heater
Hurd, Ituth Young, Claire Gasley,
Frances Schenk, Charlotte BaafiaM, and
Tbo play is full of intereating iad
donta. There are four seta of lovera
who, through a magic potion, became
hopelessly involved, the right pair new
seeming able to meat. At no time are
there more than three people on the
The sotting for this play promises
to be the most elaborate of the year.
The action takes place out of doors.
There is to be a hillside covered with
grass, a waterfall, and a brook in wbicfc
the barefoot shepherdesses are to wade.
According to Frances Schenk, the water
fall is to be real running water, and not
a painted picture.
The costuming will be bandied accord
ing to a new plan. Each of the actors
will furnish his or her own costume,
as costuming and makeup are a part
of tha study of advanced student* in
LEADER HAS FULL WEEK
Speeohes Will Take Up Full Sstiedsf* far
Colonel Leader will have another bnay
week. Wednesday he speaks three
times, at Monmouth, Independence, and
at Albany. Thursday he will impact
the O. A. C. battalion, together with
five men from the first and one, Dean
Hayes, from the second bsttalion. ThoeS
to make the Oorvalli* trip will be an