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EUGENE. OREGON, THURSDAY EVENING, DEC. 5, 1918.
GIH FOR WORK
III ARMY GAMPS
FVlen Who Win Commission or
Almost Do So to Get One
OTHER CHANGES MADE
IN FACULTY POLICIES
Grades for Present Quarter to
Be Based on Quality,
Men In the service who have attained
a commission or have done two-thirds of
the work required at the training camp
for the attainment of a commission will
receive credit for one term of work in
the University. This decision was reach
ed at the faculty meeting held in Guild
hall Wednesday afternoon.
It was decided also to credit the non
commissioned officers in the S. A. T. C.
with college hours for, the military rout
ine work done under orders of their su
periors, which have prevented their giv
ing proper attention to their academic
work. The credit, however, will n 't be
given in the subject which has been ne
glected, but will be assigned to military
I; was decided that grades for this
term should be granted on the quality
of the student’s work rather than the
The faculty members also, concluded
that no conditional grades would he giv
en this term. It is considered best to
give students whose work was unsatis
factory either incompletes or failures.
Dr. John P. Bovard, chairman of the
student health committee, announced at
faculty meeting that the daily health
reports from all houses and students liv
ing outside of the University jurisdiction
would be continued as formerly, in or
der that there may be no reoccurrence
of the Influenza. It had been understood
by some members of the University that
these reports had been discontinued
when the ban was lifted sometime ago.
JOURNAL CARTOONIST DIES
influenza Claims J. G. Seed, Wall Known
Artist of Portland
Emerald readers will remember the oc
casion on which the paper blossomed
forth with a three-column cartoon on
the first page, good-naturedly caricatur
ing Colonel Leader and officers and men
of the Second Officers’ Training Camp.
That cartoon, as noted at the time,
October 19. was the work of ,T. G. (Jack)
Seed, the smiiing head of the art depart
ment of the Oregou Journal, and to thos«
who were moved to laughter by its merry
humor it will come as a shock to knov)
that the hand which sketched it has been
stilled by death. Mr. Seed died in Port
land lasr Sunday, December 1, a victim
of pneumonia, following an attack of
Spanish influenza, lie had been employed
on the Journal for 20 years. lie was .'55
years old and leaves a widow, who also
is suffering from pneumonia, and his fa
ther, J. S. Seed, of Portland.
t'NDOOR sports to eegim
PrefPmlBBf? Work in Wrestling and
Bering Will Start Soon.
As soon as the S. A. T. C. is disband
ed, wrestling will begin. Bill Hayward
anaounced this afternoon. The way the
schedule* i« now arranged, all athletics
come from 4 to 6 in the afternoon. Hay
ward is therefore unable to supervise all
the fields of sports. Also at present there
Is no place to put the mat so that th*
men can get a goad work-out.
Boxing will start right away. The
work given nt first will be the masked
boxing to teach the men foot work and
the ability to handle themselves to ad
vantage. After the preliminary work i3
finished matches will he arranged be
tween th« men of different weights. All
:hose who want to take up boxing and
>resiling should hand in their nanus at
he men’s gymnasium at on< e.
Men at Camp Taylor
Find Army Routine
Is “Great Life, if—
| Men returning to the University from
Camp Zachary Taylor are telling of se
vere discipline compared to which the
S. A. T. C. is nothing, they say.
Witness the fact that they are back
at the University which they describe as
a comparative paradise. They’re waiting
now for the discharge of the S. A. T. C.
and for the opportunity of entering the
pearly gates with the new quarter when
the campus life will be back on the old
The first night in camp, according to
the nnu who are back on the campus, a
lot of clothes were thrown at them
whether they fit or not. Some who were
soldiers after the Napoleonic type of
build received number ten shoes. Two
received one size fourteen and one size
18 shirts each, and didn’t know which
one to trade off. This was at 9 o’clock.
The following morning the lieutenant in
charge of drill told them they were the
worst looking bunch of rooks ho had ever
seen—didn’t look like nent soldiers at
The night before straw ticks were is
sued and the men were required to fill
them with straw. At least one mal slept
on the floor.
The men were required to get up
shortly after 5 o’clock. At the end of
the week, Sunday morning, it was an
nounced that as a special favor work
would not begiu until Olio. No one ap
plauded or slapped anybody on the back.
One night the water was shut off be
tween 9 and 0:30 o’clock, the only time
for shaving or loafing during the day
at Camp Taylor. In the morning the
drill master took " nearly everybody’s
name for Kitchen Police, Hosoital Or
derly. Room Orderly and some other de
Shoes similar to those issued here
were given out aud if the lieutenants
could not see their faces in them it is
said to be probable that they would
At Camp Taylor the life is universally
declared to have been hard. Just one in
cident of '‘easy going” has been reported.
This particular private managed to have
a razor issued to him, according to lien
Breed, one of the men just returned.
A lieutenant approached one man with
a growth on his face.
"Ha ,ha, ha! No shave,” he said some
“Ha, ha, ha! No razor!” responded the
MISS FITS! TELLS
lif F. WJ MCE
Saw Dean Fox at Tours; One
Miss Louise Fitch, who has recent!y
returned from France where she spent
six months investigating the condition of
the women workers of that country for
the Y. AV ('. A., spoke yesterday after
noon to one hundred fifty University wo
men at the Y. W. Bungalow.
Miss Fitch appeared wearing the over
seas uniform of the Y. W. O. A. and
told of the work of the Christian Asso
ciation in canteens, Hostess houses, wo
men’s hotels, etc.
She described the difficulties encoun
tered in housing munition factory work
ers, refugees and other destitute women
on the other side.
‘The buildings available for the use
of the association,” said Miss Fitch, bore
shady reputations in the past and were
as a rule dirty and unattractive until
they were celaned up and put to good
Miss Fitch saw Miss Fox. Oregon’s
dean of women on leave for overseas war
work, and told of the difficult task she
was accomplishing in taking charge of
a large hostel for women in Tours,
where it was necessary to not only plan
the recreation of large numbers of home
less French women workers but to man
age the household and plan the meals a*
“One of the most interesting places
in all Franee,” said Miss Fitch, “is the
Hotel Fetrograd in Paris, operated by
the Y. W. C. A. as the headquarters of
all American women in France. There
one meets most interesting women en
gaged in all sorts of war work and who
have wonderful experiences to tell if
you can drag it ou* of fhom ” —
on WILL IT
PUT FINAL GAME
Dispute Over Date Results in
The curtain has been drawn upon tin1
1918 football season of the University.
The last of the formalities was under
taken yesterday when the team posed for
pictures for the Oregana. The game with
Multnomah club, which was discussed,
so freely in the Portland papers, will not
If the Multnomah game had been play
ed this week and it would have settled
the Northwest champwVnship without a
doubt. As it is, Oregon has a better claim
than has the Club team. Oregon beat
the Aggies 1-1 to ti and proved to be eas
ily the best bet of the two. O. A. C. held
Multnomah to a 00 to 0 score in Port
land on Thanksgiving and played the
heavy (Hub team to a standstill. The
1 Aggies also held Washington to a 6 to
0 score in a game similar to the Mult
nomah contest. This would make Mult
nomah and Washington about even and
those who have seen both teams in ac
tion declare this to be the case. Oregon
beat Washington 7 to 0 and darkness
saved Washington from having a larger
score rolled up against her.
EVA hTnSEI\f wTlvS PLACE
Reconstruction Appointment Sends Jun
ior to Boston.
Eva Ilanson, a junior in the University,
yesterday received a telegram from her
brother in Marshfield notifying her that
the letter with her appointment for re
construction work for which she has been
waiting for some time, had arrived. She
left the University Wednesday noon for
her home in Mnrshrfiekl where she will
leave for Boston, Massachusetts. She
has not as yet received any more defi
nite instructions and does not know
whether she will be sent abroad or not.
Miss Hansen is one of the best known
junior women on the campus. She is sec
retary of Women's League, secretary of
the Women’s athletic association and
holds the same office in the Hendricks
hall organization. She is a major in the
physical education department and re
ceived her training for the reconstruction
work at Iteed college this summer.
“I am very sorry to leave the Univer
sity,” said Miss Hansen, “but I am look
ing forward to m.v work with a great
deal of interest.” Miss Hansen expects to
return to the University to complete her
VIOLIN RECITAL ON SUNDAY
Professor Barron Will Give Concert in
Professor Robert Barron will give a
recital at the Eugene theatre Sunday
afternoon at 3;30. This is the first fo a
series of concerts that will he given
by the faculty of the music department.
All University students and towns peo
ple are invited to attend this recital. The j
program is as follows:
1.—Concerto* E Minor.Nnrdini
II.— (a) Aria .Tennglia
(b) Gavote .Mozart-Auer |
(e) Cradle Song. .
(d) Cr. Caprice No. 14.
TIT.—Concerto O Minor, a, b. c d.. ..
IV.— (a) Chanat-negre . I
.A. Walter Cramer I
(b) Humoresque. Felix Borowsky
(c) Melody ....Charles O. Hawse J
fd) Polish Dance.... Earl Drake, i
IVI’NARY TO FINISH COURSE!
Member of Class of ’19 at Oregon Will
Remain at Zachary Taylor.
Bob McNa'ry, ex-’lit, now at Camp
Zachary Taylor, Kentucky, will remain
at the camp and finish his course, he
says in a letter just received by Colonel
W. II. C. Bowen. McNary is in the fourth
provisional battery, fourteenth battalion.
He writes that he likes the work.
“We are still working our heads off,”
he says. After the men at the camp are
commissioned, they will he placed on the
reserve list and Bob says that then he
will cop--* back to the University.
Two-Day Drive for 800 Oregana
Subscriptions Starts Wednesday
Classes to Have Charge of Campaign Under Supervision of
Genera! Campus Committee; Curtiss Peterson to
Tho campaign for S00 Oregnnn sub
script i ms w ill begin Wednesday morning,
December I1 and will continue until Fri
day, December lf>, when each team is
expected to have gone over the top and it
is hoped will have a 200 or 300 per cent
The campaign will be carried on by
classes, a committee from each class
taking the subscriptions from their own
class. The class presidents will he re
sponsible for the appointing of commit
tees for their own classes.
In the same way, the faculty and spe
cial students will lie canvassed by com
mittees appointed from their own organ
Each team or class committee will be
responsible to a general campus com
mittee of which Jack Dundore is chair
man. The other members are Harriett
Garrett, Sam Lehman, Henry Foster, and
Alys Sutton. The class committees will
be announced soon.
During the two days of the campaign,
a bulletin board will be posted outside
the library, on which each class will keep
their up-to-date subscription percentage.
The class going over the top first and
getting the highest number of subscrip
tions per person will be given the high
Effort to Be Made to Imbue
Freshmen With Idea of
To the end that all men ncnv in the
University in the S. A. T. C. for their
first taste of University life should he
told something of what Oregon is and of
what Oregon offers in normal times, a
meeting of seniors, juniors and sopho
mores—all men who had seen the Uni
versity under conditions similar to that
upon which the campus will he with the
new quarter—were called to a meeting
in the office of Dean John Straub last
President Campbell emphasized the
particular need of a good sound training
at this time in order to meet the com
petition of the broadened men who are
are now returning from France. lie
pointed to instances of men in the Uni
versity in the past who, had they drop
ped their work, would have been able
to fill but a small plr.ee in life while by
continuing their work their field was
broadened and the entire course of life
changed by the fact that they were col
Lieutenant “Iiert” Lombard, former
vice-president of the student body who
has just returned to Eugene, made the
point that if the government thought it
worth while to pay the way of privates
through college it was worth a thought
on the part, of the individual as to
whether it was not worth Ids time to get
that training to equip himself for life.
HAMSTREET LIKES EDITING
Former Emerald Writor Eaijer to Re
turn to Newspaper Work.
In a letter to Dean Erie Allen, head
of the school of journalism, Harold Ifam
street, editor of the Emerald 101(5-17,
says that there is no question in his mind
as to what he will do when he is released
from service. He says: “I know but one
game. This life has but taught me more
of human nature. It did not extinguish
the newspaper fire. And I’ll never he
satisfied until I’ve found my level in the
game, even though we are held in the
service a year or more.”
A part of his letter follows: “T envy
the hoys who got aeross into action. It
was because of the Marines’ reputation
and a desire to get aeross that. I put my
bet on that branch, fine of the old gang
in the Marines was lucky enough to get
across in time—that I know of—while
three more sailed too late, and the rest
of us are here ‘quarantined’ in the hack
.woods of Virginia, awaiting police eall.
"School has gone 14 weeks with ns
to date and Is to continue four more. Tn
other words we feel they are running our
coat-tails ragged; that is marking time
while headquarters decides what is to b >
done with the Marine Corps.
“Carl fietv is here; a buck private in
the Tenth Separate battalion. Have not
met him yet. Too busy. The Oregon stu
dents here are doing well; all except
Babbitt who transferred into a Machine
(inn outfit as pay sergeant and shoved
across a month ago.”
Hamstrcet is with the Marines at Quaw
OPEN HOUSE ID BE
HELD IHT FRIDAY
Musical Program Arranged;
Stunt Show by Company
A in Evening.
A grand opening for the Y. M. (\ A.
lmt on tin' campus, is scheduled for Fri
day afternoon from three to five, at
which time the new building will he the
scone of a housewarming and reception
The hut which is located between the
library and Oregon ball lias just been
completed, and will lie the center of rous
ing good times during the school year.
In the receiving line Friday will be
President and Mrs. Campbell, Dean and
Mrs. Straub, Mr. and Mrs. William F.
Vance, Miss Tirza Dmsdnle, Miss Louise
Fitch, Mrs. George Gerlinger, Colonel
and Airs \V. II. C Bowen, Colonel and
Mrs. John Leader, Mr. and Airs. A. C.
Dixon, Miss Gertrude Talbot, llerald
White, Essie Maguire and Alollie Parker.
A musical program is to be given.
There will be vocal solos by Arthur
Faguy-t'otc, Beulah Kong.v and Kate
Chatham; piano solos by Patty French
and Theodorah Stoppenbneh.
Punch mid wafers will be served.
Those who will assist in the serving are:
Era Godfrey, Ethel AleGilclirlst, Alice
Evans, Beulah Smith, Ada MeMurphey,
Alildred Garland, Evelyn Smith, and Beu
Every one connected with the Univer
sity is expected to call some time during
tin Friday evening Company A will
entertain with a stunt show for the men
of the campus only. Thus far the stunts
have been kept a dark secret. “It is
hoped Iho other companies will get busy
and put on a show before the S. A. T. C.
is disbanded," said Mr. Vance.
Air. Vance expects that the Y. AI. C. A.
work will l> eeontinued throughout the
school year and that ho will remain here
until June. Air. Vance is now wearing
the regulation Y. M. C. A. uniform.
DEMOBILIZING IS DELAYED
Non-Arrival of Forms and Instructions
Holds Up Discharges.
Demobilization of the Students’ Army
Training Corps, delayed through the imu
nrrival of forms and further instructions
from the war department, will probably
not start until next Monday, Colonel W.
II. C. Bowen, commanding officer, an
nounced this morning.
The army surgeon, who was to have
reported here December 2 to conduct
the physical examinations of the men,
has not come and 1 o word has been re
ceived from him. Lieutenant K. S. Zim
merman, personnel officer, now at Camp
Sherman, Helena, Montana, is expected
to return the latter part of the week, lie
lias been attending the officers’ school
for the making out of discharge papers
and will take charge of the work here.
The two contract surgeons of the S. A.
T, C. will aid the army surgeon in the
physical examinations of the men, which
Colonel Bowen says will be rigid.
No iiians for military training at the
University next, term linve been formu
lated. Colonel Bowen said, but when
congress^1 has determined the policy for
training in the Pnited States, the I'ni
versity will decide on the nature of mili
tary training here in the future.
DECLARES DR. 01
Danger in New-Found Freedom
Outlined by Assembly
NEW SYSTEM MUST TAKE
INDIVIDUAL INTO ACCOUNT
Evils of Great Wealth and
Great Poverty Must Be
Education us a necessary snfeguar%-^
democracy was stressed by Dr. John It
Iioyd, pastor of the First Presbyterian
(hurch of Portland, in an address before
the University assembly, Wednesday
After pointing out. the great Oppor
(unity now before democracy as a result
of the downrall of the last stronghold of
intrenched autocracy in the world, Dr.
Boyd adverted ro tne danger in demo
erney itself unless based on a high aver
age of individual intelligence.
"With the overthrow of the power of
the absolute individual as represented by
Emperor Wilhelm of Germany, and all
that, such a power represented of menneo
to man, a new era begins,” said Dr. Boyd.
\\ till the downfall of nutoeracy an
other form of government begins in the
history of the old world. Democracy! But
danger lurks also in democracy. An unin
telligent, ignorant, ill-handled democracy
will destroy, rather than help. I believe
that every man and woman connected
with the University should face the situ
ation of conditions brought about in Ger
many by a misconception of what con*
stitutes cultural education.
Opportunity for Every Man.
On urging a system which should take
the individual into account, giving every
man, woman and child the,opportunity to
1,1,1 k" qf hims.-if that which God intended
he should bo, Dr. Boyd advocated not
only a cultured education but a vocation
al one ns well.
"A combination of the two, an educa
‘i°n flir life, an education that will take
1 'hrist into account, is the sort of edu
cation which should be the aim of all
true friends of democracy,” Dr. Boyd de
'I’he students and faculty of the Uni
versity arose as a body and took the
food pledge requested by the national
food administration, vowing to continue
voluntary saving of foodstuff- in order
tint the starving millions of Europe
might he fed. '1 !,< pledge was read by
The president called attention to the
recurrence of influenza in Portland and
other towns of the .cate, urging there
lorc that every one 'Connected with the
1 niversity continue vigilant'y his pre
cautions again*: the disease. The Uni
versity ►filiation, however, h- said, had
shown no signs of returning seriousness
To Consider Quality of Work.
President Cruipbell said in reference
to the credits for work done this term,
that all departments will consider the
quality of the work of students rather
than the quantity for the remaining two
arid one-half weeks. Tie said that dm
consideration will be given for time lost
owing to illness, hut advised students to
give their careful attention to every as
signment for the remainder of the term.
CLASS BUSY ON MEMORIAL
Designs Being Worked Out for Victory
'ITie School ar Architecture through
its classes in architectural design is
working out five solutions for the Lane
County Victory Monument, at the re
quest of I>r. Warren D. Smith, head of
the geology department and a member
of the committee.
These designs call for different treats
ment of the problem, but all are intend
ed to lie placed in connection with the
park system to be worked out for Skin
ner’s butte. Dean E. F. Jjawrence of the
school took the class down to contem
plate sights for the monument, this