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FRENCH CLUB NAMED
LE FOYER FRANCAISE IS TITLE
Social Committee Will Plan Programs
for Meetings Every Other
Le Foyer Francaise was the name
adopted by the French club at a
business meeting Wednesday even
ing in Miss Jennie Louise Fayard’s
classroom in Deady hall.
The constitution, which was writ
ten in French, was read and adopted
and will be signed as soon as it is
put in proper form.
Dr. Timothy Cloran, Miss Jennie
Louise Fayard, Miss Rosalina Espan
osa, Miss Lois Gray and Randall
Scott were elected honorary members.
A social committee consisting of
Leota Rogers, Dorothy Donlon and
Dean Moore was appointed to plan
the program for each meeting. Folk
songs in French are to be learned
and sung by the club, several mem
bers who did war work in France
will relate their experiences in
French, talks will be given by the
faculty members and special French
speakers will be secured at different
times throughout the year.
Le Foyer Francaise will meet every
other Wednesday at 7, in the Bun
galow, and everyone on the campus
interested in French is eligible to
become a member by submitting his
application to the membership com
mittee, which is Helen du Buy, Mary
Turner and Ethel McGilchrist.
One page In the Oregana will be
devoted to Le Foyer Francaise, and
Dorothy Manvillei Carolyn Cannon
and Robert Case were appointed to
have charge of the write-up.
A publicity committeo was ap
pointed as follows: Mauna Loa Fallls,
Maurine Elrod and Marcile Carlock.
Irva Smith, Luceil Morrow, George
Hopkins and Virginia Leonard were
admitted to the club at the Wednes
BOOKS GIVEN TO LIBRARY
Carl Homer Adds Longfellow's Works
to Memorial Collection
A riew addition to the Homer mem
orial collection of hooka at the Uni
versity library is the U5 volumes of
Longfellow received this week from
Carl Homer. The books are Cyagie
edition, published by Houghton &
Mifflin, with portraits of tHo author
at different stages of his life as!
frontispieces. One photograph of i
unusual interest is that taken during
tlie early part of Ills career, in 1846.
A miscellaneous collection of books
by Oregon authors and about Oregon
country has been added to greatly
since the first of the term. Twenty
nine volumes have been secured
since the first of the month, being
obtained ehielly from second hand
book dealers in Cortland. “Art Works
of th(> State of Cortland,” published
in 1909, is said to he' interesting be
cause of its large number of good
photographs of Oregon.
It has been announced by Mr.
Douglas that several numbers of the
Stars and Stripes are missing from
the library records and any persons
having thi> missing copies are re
quested to communicate with the U
brarlan. The missing numbers are
Volume I, numbers 1, :t> 25, 48 and
UNIFORMS ARE RECEIVED
R.O.T.C. Men Must Drill In O. D’s
After Next Friday
The 11 o. T. i . will blossom forth
next Monday completely Kiirbod in
olive drub. A shipment of uniforms
was received lust Friday, sufficient
for the equipment of every man in
Col. R. 0. Hnird. commandant, has
issued an order to the effect that
after Friday of this week every man
must appear at drill in complete
Requisition hits been made for over
coats, and it is believed that they
will be received in a short time. No
overcoats have been issued so far
but enough for the entire corps are
LUNCHEON PLANS BEGUN
WOMEN’S LEAGUE TO FEED 3500
Menus, “Memories of Oregon,” to be
Sold for Women’s Building
The executive board of the Wo
I men’s league met last Thursday even
ing in the Bungalow to discuss fur
ther plans for Homecoming on Nov
ember 15. Louise Davis gave a
report of the work which had been
accomplished i;y the committee on
the campus luncheon. Jeannette
Moss, who is chairman of this com
mittee, has appointed girls from each
class who will be her assistants in
the gigantic task of feeding 3500
people. The affair will cost about
$350, and the student council has
agreed to pay $50, the rest being paid
by the Women’s league. On account
of the extremely high cost of food
the senior, junior and sophomore
women will be asked to pay 75 cents
this year, instead of the 50 cents of
former years. The freshman women j
will be required to make either two1
dozen sandwiches with filling or
three dozen plain sandwiches. This
affair, which will take place in the'
men’s ■gymnasium) will have floor
managers of representatives from j
eacli class to see that everyone Is
served in the quickest possible order.
The song composed by Homer Mar
tin, “Memories of Oregon,” will be
sold for the benefit of the women’s
building on all the trains coming
into Eugene on Homeroming. Herald
White has assured the league that
the men will get behind the proposi
tion which the women are under
taking In the sale of the song and
will see that It is brought to the at
tention of the whole University. The
men’s glee club will sing the song
during the campus luncheon and
there will he booths erected in the |
gym where the song may be pro
Ella Rowlings, who Is chairman of
the committee to take guests on tours
if Inspection around the campus, has
been working on an organization of
her committee and is asking the co
operation of all who will help to do
anything which may he needed for
the big event, of Homecoming.
Louise Davis Is urging that every
girl in the University get behind the
efforts everyone Is making for a
huge success and with a sincere hack
ing everything will go off with real
Oregon spirit and push.
U. IN NEW DEBATE LEAGUE
British Columbia, Idaho and Oregon i
.An International debating league,
has been formed between British
Columbia, the University of Idaho;
and the University of Oregon. Com-!
mlttees to work up constitutions,
schedules, etc., have not been ap
pointed yet, hut Oregon has Peon ask
ed to draw up a constitution and by
laws for the approval of the two
The University of Oregon is very
anxious to get the debate started in!
order to get it oft' their hands dur
ing the fall term and start the winter
term with a clean slate.
STUDENT VOLUNTEER MOVE
MENT OCCUPIES ATTENTION
(Continued from page 11
movement to the limit. Announce
ment lias Just been tmuie that Mask
amt ltuskin of A. IT. 1*., a local stu
i dent dramatic fraternity, has rallied
to the cause in the giving of a play
on December t! at the Eugene theatre.
A popular comedy has been selected
and the benefits derived from this
.production should -greatly aid in the
tinaueing of this student volunteer
Eva Hansen is treasurer and tin
uncial chairman of the student corn-]
mittee. Johnnie Houston is chairman
of a committee with Ella Rowlings
and Lindsey McArthur in charge of
student funds and general campaign.
Dean Fox, Miss Dailey. Mabyl Wel
ler and John Ramble will attend to
the soliciting of support from the
organizations and from the local and
Emerald want ads. bring results.
METRIC SYSTEM FAVORED
FACULTY URGES CONGRESS TO
Letter Endorsed by 500 Leading San
Francisco Manufacturing Mer- '
The faculty of the University of
Oregon passed a resolution at a
meeting Thursday urging that the
units of the metric system he adopt
ed by the congress of the United
States and the British parliament as
the exclusive legal standard of
weights and measures. A letter was
presented from the 500 leading mer
chants of San Francisco advocating
that this step be taken. Similar let
ters have been sent to other uni
versities and to chambers of com
merce all over the country in order
to give the movement wide adver
sisement and gain support.
For a long time scientists of both
Great Britain and the United States
have tried to have congress pass a
law making the metric system the
recognized system of weights and
measures. Now the important men
merits and are advocating it in the in
terests of better business.
The resolution passed reads as
“Resolved by the faculty of the
University of Oregon that we res
pectfully urge that the units of the
metric system be adopted by the
congress of United States of Amer
ica and the British parliament as the
exclusive legal standard of weights
“Further resolved, that copies here
of he forwarded to the President of
the United States of America and
the British premier and other legis
“Voted unanimously by the faculty
of the University of Oregon, of Eu
gene, Oregon. November 6, 1919, at
.(Signed) P. U. Campbell, presidept.
Carlton E. Spencer, secretary.”
DEBATE PLANS DISCUSSED
Reed, O. A. C. and Oregon Men
Meet in Portland
A committee representing O. A. C.,
Reed college and the University of
Oregon, in the state triangular debat
ing tournament will meet in Portland
Saturday morning to discuss plans
for the contests which will be held
during the fall term.
Abe Rosenberg is representing the
University of Oregon at the meeting.
MAJOR GILBERT TO SPEAK
AT ARMISTICE ASSEMBLY
(Continued from page 1)
town for the rally preparatory to the
football game In the afternoon be
tween Eugene high school and Frank
lin high school of Portland. A gen
eral noise-making fest is what is
expected of the people on the streets.
Plans are to have everyone bring
with him a noise-making instrument
of some sort.
The official Armistice day parade
will start at 1 o’clock from the ar
mory and it is considered the patri
otic duty of every University student
to be there on time to participate.
Both men and women are urged tn
take part. The parade will be led
hv the American Legion, escorted by
the National Guard. The University
section of the procession will- be
headed by the University student
hand and the men’s glee club will
lead the entire parade in singing
patriotic marching songs.
Following the parade, in wnich
everyone will march and none ■will
be onlookers according to an an
■ -.!to$>y V ;
will soon be here, let us plan
and carry out your DINNER.
Save the worry and leave it to us.
Our COMMUNITY kitchen is
a thing in itself.
You order the dinner, we see
it comes out successful.
Send your order in now.
nouucement made by the committee,
the crowds may go either to the ar
mory where there will be a patriotic
assembly or to Kincaid field where
the football game will be played.
In the evening the big American
Legion dance will be given in the
armory. University students are in
vited to attend.
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