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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 14, 1920)
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Extension Courses Touch All
Walks of Life.
Correspondence Work Reaches from the
Sheep Ranges of Oregon, to High
Plateaus of Thibet.
Prom eastern Oregon sheep herders
to Indian school teachers, come applica
tions in as many varied forms to the head
of the extension division for registration
in many branches of study.
A Mr. Porassala, who is teaching a
school in South Tracanhore. India, sends
a postal asking for outlines of corres
pondence courses, offered by the Uni
versity. Porassala has passed the matri
culation examination of Madras Univer
sity and wishes to obtain an A. 15. degree
in educational lines. A letter recently
came from China, seeking information as
to courses of study.
Having graduated from the Ashland
high school, a young, man now engaged
in herding sheep for a living, is still am
bitious for a collegiate education and'
writes a lengthy letter to the extension
department, asking for full particulars on
courses of study.
A letter was recently received from n
New Zealand woman who is lecturing
with the Ellison-White chautanqua com
pany in this country in a group of New
Zealand entertainers. Thus engaged in
supporting her fatherless children, she is
planning to enter the University between
Although no figures have been com
piled upon the large number of persons
throughout the country occupying their
spare time with extension courses, the
largest percentage of them, it is held,
are teachers working to secure credits in
normal school work, now so universally
required throughout the country.
GIRLS DUE OCT. IS
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Piggers Excluded Prom An
nual Women’s Mix.
Frances McGill General Chairman of
Committees For Yearly Sponsor
The annual sponsor-sponsee dance will
be held Saturday in the men’s gym
nasium, from 3 until 5 o’clock. A list
Las been posted on the bulletin board in
front of the library giving the names of
the sponsor and sponsees, with their
addresses. Frances McGill, chairman of
the general committee for the dance
urges each sponsor; to read the list and
phone her sponsee as soon as possible.
If the sponsor is unable to go, she must
get a substitute or phone Frances Mc
This dance is held each year in order
to give the women of the University a
chance to know each other, and in par
ticular, the, freshmen women.
The list of oomrTi:ttops is as follows:
General chairman. Frances McGill; music,
ffmogene Letcher and Beulah Clark:
programs, Hallie Smith and Marion Gil
lis; refreshments, Marion Weiss. Gladys
Ernison and Wenona Dyer; committee for
patronesses, Bernice Alstock and Mar
jorie Kruse. Permission to use the gym
nasium was obtained by Valiere Coffey.
Patronesses invited for the afternoon
are: Mrs. P. L. Campbell, Mrs. Uarre
more, Dean Elizabeth Fox, Miss Talbot.
Miss Dinsdale and Miss Cummings.
CHRISTIAN ETHICS IS
Forty-seven students of the University
are enrolled in the course in Christian
Ethics, under the Rev. Father Edwin
V. O’Hara,, 'LL, D., which meets in the
Y. M. C. A. hut on Tuesday and Thurs
day evenings at 7:15.
Father O’Hara is a national figure
lie gave up his charge in Portland in
order to take the St. Mary’s church
here, where he could work among the
The lectures are non-sectarian in na
ture, being straight ethics. The class is
large for a ^beginning one, and the at
tendance is regular, great interest being
shown in the work. Another class will
probably be started in November. A
number of visitors from the town are
present at the meetings of the class.
R. L. ALDERMAN TELLS
OF LIFE ON WARSHIP
Almost every day President Campbell
receives news from some former Oregon
student who is rising high in world's af
fairs. Recently he heard from L. R
Alderman, an Oregon grad, who has been
superintendent of schools in Portland and
is now educational director in the U. S
t Alderman heads his letter, “At Sea
on the U. S. Si Oklahoma” and writes
that they have just returned from a two
week cruise with the A*tlam$ic fleet.
Target practice was quite exciting, ac
cording to Alderman, who also teljs of
Hi*' educational advantages of tile navy.
“Those men," says Alderman, “have iop
portunifies to learn electrical engineering
gas and steam engineering, as well as
Director Alderman inclosed in his letter
a copy ot "The Sealing," and interesting
little publication, written l>y seamen on
the l.. S. S. Oklahoma.
FOR HOMECOMING ADV.
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the advertising stickers at the Co-Op,
nse them, put them on every letter you
write and see that every friend and
former student of the University hears
that November 12th. l.’ltli and 11th are
the dates of the Homecoming week
The speaker also urged the Oregon
( luh members to prepare a stunt and
compete with the other campus organisa
tions in the annual contest for tin1 trophy
which is awarded each year to fho or
ganization putting on tlie most amusing
or original stunt.
Barney Garret, president of the Ore
gon Chili, in response to Mr. Houston’s
appeal pledged the co-operation and sup
port of the Oregon Club members in
every way.possible to assist the commit
tee in their endeavor to make this year’s
event the greatest ever held at Oregon.
President Garret, also announced that
plans are under way by the Oregon
Club for something novel in the way of j
a stunt for this year’s contest.
ULMACK ON LONG TRIP
Back From Eastern Oregon
Speaks Four Times in One Day at Joint
Teachers’ Institute for Gilliam
and Wheeler Counties.
.7. C. Almack, assistant director of the
extension division, returned Tuesday ev
ening from a trip to Condon. Oregon,
where lie attended (Ik1 joint teachers’ in
stitute for Gilliam and Wheeler counties.
Mr. Almack says tiiis is one of the very
best institutes he has attended this year
One hundred and thirty teachers were in
Mr. Alinaek was accompanied on the
trip by .7. H. V. Iintler. head of the
history department, of the Oregon Normal
School, and they had the speakers’ plat
form all to themselves for the first day
each speaking four times. Other schools
and colleges of the state provided speak
ers later on the institute program.
Mr. Almack reports that H. K. Shark
a graduate of the University, now prin
cipal of Condon High School, acted as
chairman of a eommitttee to obtain
teachers’ membership in Oregon State
Teachers’ Association, and secured IOC
percent membership for the two counties.
Another graduate who attended the insti
tute is Miss Margaret Gray of last year’s
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When it comes to campus view there is one answer:
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class, who is teaching foreign languages
in Arlington High school.
Mr. Almaok says the most speotaeulni
part of the trip was the return by auto
along the John Bay Highway. Accom
panied by Mr. Ifhtler, he started with a
daring driver, an iron nerve, and a de
sire; 4o ree Portland before train time
out of Condon. He says they trembled
on the brink of the John Day canyon
at. the breathless rate of fifty-five miles
im hour when he looked- ami some
times he didn’t look.
j FRENCH IN N. H. SCHOOL
i Former Campus High Principal Is, Now
Professor and Dean.
Prof. A. X.' French, formerly principal
of flic campus high school ami professor
of social science in the school of educa
tion. has been appointed head of the de
partment of sociology and acting dean of
the Arts and Science division of the New
Hampshire College. Hnrliam, X. II.
Professor French left Oregon to ac
cept a graduate scholarship offered by
the Teachers’ College, and he spent the
last year as a candidate for a doctor's
degree in applied sociology at Columbia
University, X. Y.
Three years were spent by Mr. French
at tile University of Oregon, from 1iHti
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