OREGON EMERALD Official student paper of the Univer sity of Oregon, published every Tues day, Thursday and Saturday fo the college year by the Associated Stu dents. Entered in the postoffice at Eugene, Oregon, as second class matter. Subscription rates $1.60 per year. By term, $ .60. Advertising rates upon application. Edited by LEITH F. ABBOTT Dorothy Duniway... Associate Editor Lyle Bryson.-.News Editor Nell Warwick.Asst. News Editor Harry A. Smith.Managing Editor Helen Manning.Dramatic Editor Esther Fell .Society Editor Editorial Writers Earle Richardson Adelaide Lake Stanley Eisman Maybelle Leavitt .Proof Reader Special Writers Adelaide V. Lake Louise Davis Victoria Case Reporters Earle Richardson, Ariel Dunn, Ja cob Jacobson, Charles Gratke, Mary Lou Burton, Eleanor Spall, Stanley Eisman, Annamay Bronaugh, Eunice Zimmerman, Frances Qulsenberry, Wanna McKinney, Mauna Loa Fallis,: Floyd Maxwell and Mildred Weeks. Business Manager WARREN KAYS Associate . Raymond Vester1 Advertising Manager.. Webster Ruble Circulation . Elston Ireland : Assistant . Floyd Bowles THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1920 A DEMAND FOR SERVICE j EVER in the history of the University of Oregon has the be ginning of a term is sued such a challenge to the men and wo men of the institu tion as does the open ing of this spring term. Upon the efforts we expend and the interest we take in every student body activity this term depend the future of the Univer sity of Oregon. We can build up our institution to the point where its progress along all lines next year will be certain or we can by inactivity work an unending harm. It will be a busy term for everybody and now we should begin our preparation for work.' Our baseball and track teams call for unending support. Par ticularly is this true of the lat ter. There is a great need for more aspirants for the Varsity track men and unless more men put in their appearance Oregon cannot hope to win great glory in the many meets which are to come. The very existence of the Uni versity depends upon the pas sage of the millage tax measure next month. We are slow to realize this. The next few made upon every student for weeks will see demands being work to secure its passage and we cannot turn a deaf ear to the call. Junior week-end is now loom ing into view. This has always been one of the biggest student body affairs and to put it over in good style this spring will de mand that all give their efforts towards making it a success. We must all get a clearer con ception of the things before us. We cannot be inactive if we are to progress. THE GRADE DEIS TING ELAN The decision of the faculty of the University several months ago to print the grades of all the students caused considerable comment on the campus. The chief aim of the new system was to promote better scholarship and it was the original intent of the supporters of the system to have the information printed in at least one of the leading news papers of the state. Opposition to the new scheme was voiced by many students but it was the consensus of opinion among the faculty members that a trial of the plan was the only means by which its efficiency could be proved. At the end of the term just passed the grades were printed. Because of the great amount of newspaper space the scheme called for and the existing paper shortage the original plan of printing the students’ names and their grades in a newspaper of the state was abandoned. The University, however, creating an extra large issue of the Oregon News Bulletin, car ried out the plan and the result is now before all concerned. It is the opinion of the Emer ald that students and faculty alike now realize that the plan was a failure. As it is the stu and grades in every subject are all in print but the sum total of them all required a four-page seven-column sheet to be used. The type is condensed, and the entire sheet, although well exe cuted typographically and cor rect for the most part as to spelling, residences and grades, presents an intricate mass, the unravelling of which requires consistent and tedious study. Grouping the students under the different subjects, as has been done, requires one to spend con siderable time surveying the sheet thoroughly before all the grades of one students can be ascertained. The sheets are being mailed to the parents of all students. It would be interesting to know just how many of these parents finally find all the grades of their children. The titles of the subjects their children are tak ing are very often but little known by them and the names of the various professors giving the courses are unfamiliar. To find the grades they are looking for will cause them more trouble and confusion than most of them may care to devote. The new plan does not give the student a compact record of his credits. Very much better was the old plan when the par ents received a card containing the subjects and grades made by their children, and the stu dents, on the other hand, were able to get their grades all to gether on one card which could be filed and kept by them. The printing cost alone of the new venture was at least $250, which is greatly in excess of the cost of the old plan. In justice to the new plan it can be said that publicity is given to the grades of all the students on the campus where the men and women know each other and where the students with good and poor grades will be known. It is highly probable, however, that students will read the list of grades more for the entertainment afforded in satis fying curiosity, rather than for the purpose of inciting competi tion. We learn by experience. In this case it is apparent that it taught us that the plan of print ing all the grades of all the stu dents of an institution as large as the University is not a suc cess. • ••••••••••••• • Important meeting of busi- • • ness staff of Oregon Emerald • • and all Interested at Journalism • • annex Friday, 4:30 o’clock • STUDENTS TO WAGE FIGHT FOR MILLAGE TAX BILL Continued from page 1. Harris Ellsworth; Jackson, Fern Murphy; Josephine, Jeanette Moss; Klamath, John Houston; Lane, Hal White and Beatrice Wetherbee; Lin coln, James Ross; Linn, Era God frey; Malheur, “Slim” Crandall; Mar ion, Lyle McCroskey; Morrow, Mearl Blake; Multnomah, Wilbur Carl, Jack Benefiel; Polk, Si Starr; Sherman, Wayne Akers Tillamook, Helen Case; Umatilla, Arnold Koepke; Union, Leta Kiddle; Wallowa, Harry Lind ley; Wasco, Ben Breed; Washington, Norris McKay; Wheeler. Lydia Laughlin; Yamhill, Kenneth Lance field. LOST—Owl pin with ruby eyes. Finder please call 1319. FOR SALE—Brown sport coat, new model witli narrow leather belt, price $18.00. Also pair brown ox fords, flat heels, large size, worn once, price $8.00. Phone 1142-L. • Watch for Y. M. C. A. nomi- • • ness in Saturday’s Emerald • • *I)o you realize the importance • • of the Y. M. on the University • • of Oregon campus? • Have You Planned A Dinner Dance in the ANCHORAGE HALL for this term ? MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY. Donegal Homespuns Those doth hats aren't at very niee; you got a com plete change. Scotch tweeds and Donegal homespuns in browns, greens and heather mixtures. They're the styl ish, new idea it* T all like other hats; that’s Wade Brothers . The home of Hart Sehaffner A: Marx Stylish Clothes Mississippi River Power Company, Keokuk, Iowa A casting for one of the huge water-wheel driven generators installed in the Mississippi River Power Company’s plant at Keo kuk. This installation will ultimately consist of thirty of these machines, giving a total capacity cf 216,000 kilowatts (300,0C0 horse power). It is the largest hydro-electric development in the world. The General Electric Company builds generator for water-wheel drive in sizes ranging from 37^ to 22,500 kilowatts and the aggregate capacity of G-E units now in successful operation is in excess of four million horse-power. Utilizing Nature’s Power ELECTRICAL energy generated by water power has grown to be one of our greatest natural resources — and we have only begun to reach its possibilities. It mines and refines our ores, turns the wheels of industry, drives our street cars and lights our cities and towns. The power obtained from Nature saves many million tons of coal every year. At first the field of its utilization was limited by the dis tance electricity could be transported. But soon research and engineering skill pointed the way to larger and better electrical apparatus necessary for high-voltage trans mission. Then ingenious devices were invented to insure protection against lightning, short-circuits, etc., which cause damage and interrupt the service. And now ail over the country a network of wires begins to appear, carry ing the magic power. The General Electric Company, with its many years’ ex perience, has played a great part in hydro-electric develop ment. By successfully co-ordinating the inventive genius of the cornpajiy and its engineering and manufacturings abilities, it has accomplished some of the greatest achieve ments in the production and application of electrical energy. The old mill wheel of yesterday has gone. Today the forces of immense volumes of water are harnessed and sent miles away to supply the needs of industry and business and the comforts of the home. General Office Schenectady,N.Y. 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