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About Oregon emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1909-1920 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 24, 1920)
WAR POET TO LECTURE
TUESDAY IN VILLARD
ON SOLDIER GENIUSES
Thomas Skeyhill, Australian,
Will Talk Before Eugene
RUPERT BROOKE'S INTIMATE
University of Washington Sends Re
commendation Saying, “Worth
Thomas Skeyhill, Australian war
poet, will address the faculty and the
students of the University and towns
people at a free lecture Tuesday even
ing on “Soldier Poets” in Villard hall.
Skeyhill was an intimate friend of
Rupert Brooke and was with him
when he died. He is now lecturing
on the Pacific Coast on “Literature
and Reconstruction” under the direc
tion of the Ellison-White Chantauqua.
Skeyhill comes well recommended
by the English department of the Uni
versity of Washington, where he has
just been giving a series of lectures.
Dr. F. M. Padelford, head of the de
partment, and Professor Robert Max
Garrett both telegraphed the Univer
sity this morning that Mr- Skeyhill
was well worth hearing and that the
University of Washington people en
joyed him very much. “He is cultured
a good speaker and reads admirably
from the war poets,” says one of the
In a telegram to Professor H. C.
Howe, Skeyhill states that he will lec
ture on Seager, Brooke, Sorley, Nich
ols, Graves and other soldier poets.
TO PICK SENIOR PLAY
Matter of Class Memorial is Given
Over to Ways and Means
Body for Action
The senior class meeting in Pro
fessor Howe’s room at 4:15 Thurs
day was as weighed down with com
mittee appointments as an opening
session of Congress. Prospects for
a senior play took definite shape
when Lee Hulbert moved that a com
mittee be appointed to select a coach
and play for a class production. Nor
man Philips, Adah McMurphey and
Curtiss' Peterson were named to
serve in this capacity.
A ways and means committee to
present feasiDle plans for a senior
memorial was also appointed. Jack
Dundore, Bula Smith, Jeannette Moss
and Ivor Ross will serve on this
General discussion of caps and
gowns, programs, . announcements
and other business of the class
brought a realistic tinge to the near
approach of commencement.
Si Simola appended his treasurer’s
report with an admonition that Ore
gana pictures are overdue. “Slim”
Crandall gave an extempore talk on
FACULTY TO MEET MONDAY
Thursday Session Postponed Due
to Absence of President
The faculty meeting, called for
Thursday, was postponed on account
of the absence of President P. L.
Campbell. The meeting will be held
next Monday, according to Karl On
thank, secretary to the President, even
if President Campbell is still unable
SIGMA ALPHA INITIATES
Honorary Medical Fraternity Takes
in Six Members
Initiation was held last Wednesday
by Sigma Alpha, honorary medical
fraternity. At that time Arthur Rit
ter, Portland; William Smith, Port
land; Ralph Dresser, Marshfield;
Arthur Vandervert, Bend; Wesley
Frater, Riddle, and Evon Anderson,
Sandpoint, Idaho, were taken into
President to Speak At Albany
President P. L. Campbell has re
ceived an invitation from Albany col
lege to attend the inaugural services
of Reverend Alfred M- Williams, who
will be installed as president of that
institution on Tuesday, January 27.
President Campbell will address the
assembly in the evening and will also
march in the academic procession, in
cap and gown.
“The Master of Ballantrae will be
presented at the Eugene Theatre on
Wednesday night, January 28th.
MEN STUDY MACHINE GUN
Work Cover* Nomenclature, Oper
ation and Tactical Uses
New classes to receive instruction
in the Browning machine gun and
automatic rifle were detailed Wed
nesday by Captain R. C. Baird, com
mandant. Twelve men, three from
each company, are to receive instruc
tion in the automatic rifle under Alan
Carson. Donald Huntress, machine
gun instructor, has received a detail
of 20 men.
The period of instruction began
Jan. 22 and runs until Feb. 4. The
work includes the nomenclature, op
eration and tactical uses of the guns.
Colleges Ask for Endowments
Of 63 colleges, 22 have endowment
campaigns on. The total asked by
the 63 is $100,000,000.
Melba Williams Helps in Library
Miss Melba Williams, a graduate
of the University with the class of
1919, is assisting in the circulation
department of the library during the
illness of Mrs. Marion McClain.
New Music Course
A course in ensemble work, piano,
strings or wood wind will be given
this term at the School of Music, by
Relations With Harvard Severed
Boston college has severed athletic
relations with Harvard. Omission of
Boston from the Harvard football
schedule is believed to have been the
1998 Women at Smith College
Smith college with 1998 women is
the largest women’s university in
TRADE at JaCkSOIl’S
VHE QUALITY STORE
Where You Get More for Your Money.
All Kinds of Flour and Feed.
G. M. Jackson
Cor. 8th and Charnelton.
W. R. (OBAK) WALLACE
CIGARS, CANDY, SODA, BILLIARDS AND PIPES FOR COLLEGE
804 Willamette St.
(ASTERN BALL ANTRAE
MAIL ORDERS NOW ACCEPTED
Prices remain: $2.00, $1.50, $1.00 with
Gallery seats 50c (plus 10% war tax)
THE SHOW ARRIVES, COMPLETELY
ARE ALWAYS SATISFACTORY
WHEN MADE AT THE
LET US EQUIP YOU
“Before and After” you’ll
need one of our Roll Col
lar or Tom Wye Sweaters.
Headquarters for Athletes
We Mak© Our Own Candies
The Oregana Confectionery
llth near Alder
All sorts of Pastry, Fountain Drinks
and Ice Cream
“Get an Oregon Short Thick”
Not like the above cut, but real smart attractive shoes.
(The manager of the Emerald promises to have a suitable
cut in February.) As it is we use the above, and ask
you to draw upon your imagination to picture in your
mind our “corking”
both in High Shoes and Oxfords for men and women.
BURDEN & GRAHAM
828 Willamette St.
ARE in a position to know the needs of the
student and are prepared to put up the
BEST HIKING LUNCHES you have ever eaten.
COME TO US before going on that hike and
have us prepare you a lunch. This is the cheap
est and most convenient way and is done especial
ly to fill the needs of the students.
Everything is prepared in
kitchens by painstaking people that
know how to appeal to the inner man.
Table Supply CO.