Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, February 03, 1921, Image 1

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New Scholarship Requirement
Is Shown By Lowered
General Average.
Report Indicates That House
Rules Are Good Thing
With Alpha Phi sorority leading the j
field with 2.5)2 and Heta Theta Pi at the
bottom with 4.32 the tri-yearly an
nouncement eoneerning house grades w'as
made yesterday at the registrar’s of
The tightening up of the scholarship
requirements is shown in the general j
average which is only 3.(505 as compared |
with 3.52 for the spring term and 3.42 /
for the winter term last year.
The average for men’s houses is 3.0
as compared with 3.31 for women’s
houses. Women’s averages last spring
were 3.27 and the men's. 3.74.
Men’s Houses Low.
The fact that the first*men’s house to!
appear on. the list is down in tenth
place seems to indicate that house rules
are a good thing scholastically. .Sev
eral houses among the fraternities re
port that stronger rules will be enforced
in regard to grades than ever before.
University officials report that the
work done during the fall term was just
as good quality as before but the fact
that the new system has -made it harder
to obtain high grades is the cause of the
downfall of the general average.
Averages were obtained by tlie follow
ing system: Honors counted zero; one
as one; two as two; three as three;
four as four; five as five; condition a.s
six; failure as seven.
Men's houses slipped down the scale
much worse than, the girls as last term
a men’s house, Friendly hall, appeared
sixth in the list. Friendly had seventh
place during the winter term one year
uompieie list uiven.
The complete list showing grades and
standings of campus organizations is as
1. Alpha Phi .
2. Delta Gamma.
3. Alpha Delta Pi.
4. Kappa Kappa Gamma
5. Hendricks Hall.
<>. Gamma Phi Beta ....
7. Kappa Alpha Theta .
S. Sigma Delta Phi ....
!». Pi Beta Phi_!...
10. Phi Delta Phi (Law)
11. Friendly Hall .
12. Thacher Cottage ....
13. Haley Cottage .
14. Delta Delta Delta ...
15. Kappa Theta Chi ...
16. Chi Omega .
17. Chi Psi .
18. Sigma Nu .
19. Delta Tau Delta_
(Continued on Page 2.)
Deceased Cook Leaves Life Savings To
Countryman Student In San
Diego. *
T lie life savings of \ <• Toy, Chinese
Freemason member of the Otti King
tong and for the last five years cook at
the Sigma Xu fraternity, were left to
a young student, a fellow-countryman,
who is studying in a school at San Diego,
California, to become a missionary. This
fact became known following the death
of Ye Toy last. Friday. The giving of
the money, which ajnounted to $150,
and the fact- that. i£oy used to sing
church hymns frequently as he worked,
have led to the*'3 belief that lie was a
“He was a good sport,” said one of
the Sigma Xu men, yesterday as he re
lated in a low voice the few facts known
about the deceased cook. “He was the
most devoted cook we ever had. He
was considerate about our welfare and
was always trying to save in order to
cut down our house expenses.” »
Toy, whose funeral was attended by
nearly every Chinaman in Eugene, and
by milkmen and icemen with whom he
had business dealings at the rear door
of the fraternity house, was 53 years
old. He came to this country with his
uncle when he was seven years of age.
During his residence in the United States,
he roughed it in early-day mining camps,
owned a restaurant in Ashland and lived
in San Francisco for many years. He
had been cook at the Sigma Xu house
since 1916.
The range of Toy’s acquaintances was
not limited to the Sigma Xu house. At
times when he would be down-town with
out money he would drop into Obak’s
cigar store and ask the proprietor to
advance him a few dollars. “Gimme
twenty-five dollars.” he would say. “Pay
you back byemby.” And he always got
his request.
Dean of Education Will Give Report at
Meeting of State
Dean H. D. Sheldon of the school of
education lias been elected chairman of
the committee appointed by the State
Teachers’ Association to select sub
jects for investigation ,at the next an
nual meeting. About 2000 teachers at
tended the convention, which is held in
Portland during the Christmas holidays
every year.
The committee on investigations,
which reports at each annual meeting,
plans investigations dealing with such
subjects as teachers’ salaries, pensions,
and tenure, and such problems as thrift
in schools, and retardation of school
children. The committee for this year
consists of: Dean H. D. Sheldon, chair
man; Superintendent K. P. Kirk, of The
Dalles; Miss Katharine Arbuthnot, of
Monmouth Normal School; Miss Susan
Holmes, of Jacksonville; Miss Harriet
Thayer, of the Couch School, Portland,
and Professor E. T. Reed, of O. A. C.
“A close connection is -maintained be
tween the State Teachers’ Association
and the University school of education,”
(Continued on Page 2.)
All “O” Sweaters Worn To
day; Order Elects Officers
Today is “Letter Day” on the campus,
"hii’h means that every large blue
sweater with a lemon-yellow “O” in front
"■dl be worn by its owner. Such was
the decision of the “Order of the O” at
a meeting last night when re-organiza
tion took place.
"Spike” Leslie, two year letterman in
football is the newly elected president,
the other officers which were elected
are: ^ ice president, Francis Bellar;
secretary-treasurer, John Houston, and
sergeant-at arms, “Scotty” Strachan.
l.very member of the “Order of the
will meet in front of the library this
morning and march down “Hello” lane
to assembly. It is planned to make
1-etter Day” a permanent institution.
Initiation of the new letter men into
tiie athletic order will take place a week
ft om I riday on the occasion of the first
basketball game with O. A. C. At that
lime the Armory will be the scene of the
application of the famous “Oregon per
suader,” and other means of impressing
upon the neophytes the gravity of the
A complete reorganization has taken
place, and the wearers of the big “O”
are to take upon themselves some of the
responsibilities of the maintenance of
the Oregon traditions.
The organization will co-operate with
Fra-tra-co, or freshman traditions com
mittee in the enforcement of some of
the oft forgotten Oregon customs.
Henceforth when the brilliant young
high school star walks the paths of the
University campus, with a prep school
letter as an adornment the “Order of
the O” will make itself evident.
Plans for a dance to be given in the
near future were made, and committees,
appointed to cover the details.
It is planned to assist the University
in the matter of the entertainment of
members of visiting athletic teams: as
the members of this organization are
better acquainted with these men than
anyone else.
Settlement of Controversy
Over Coach Clears Way
For Action.
Location Not Fixed; W. S. C.
To Be Met Nov 5; U. of
W. Mix Unlikely.
Now that the coaching situation lias
been settled, graduate manager Marion
McClain is proceeding with the arrang
ing of the varsity football schedule for
the coming season. Nothing has been
done since the first meeting of the ath
letic council placed Oregon’s attitude to
wards the “Big Three” in doubt. The
coaching situation also held up arrange
ments, as McClain was waiting to see
what the attitude of the new coach would
be. and what games he would be willing
to play.
Tt is certain that Oregon is to play
California next year on October 29, al
though the location of the game has not
yet been arranged. California wants the
game in Berkeley, and desires to play
W. S. C. at Pullman. She wants to make
only one northern trip, and if Washing
ton State and California agree on the
Pullman date, it is likely that Oregon
will go south to meet the Bears.
Washington State wants Oregon to go
north to play them this year, but Mc
Clain is holding out for a game either
here or in Portland, because if tie trip
is made to Berkeley to play California,
he figures that the varsity may be in
poor condition to play the Cougars. The
date of the game is tentatively announced
as November 5.
1 It is unlikely that Oregon and Wash
ington will mix on the gridiron next sea
son. Oregon has but one open date left.
November 12, and Washington has that
filled, so an agreement between the two
state schools is unlikely. An early sea
son game is not favored by either insti
Another game which seems likely to
go through is with the University of
Southern California, on November 11,
Armistice day. McClain wants to play
the game in Portland, as the varsity
went south to play the Trojans last year.
But little has been heard from TJ. S. C.
in regard to this game, however, and
nothing definite is announced.
O. A. C. will be met in the annual
Homecoming game here next year on
November 17. A post-season game is
also being dickered for by McClain.
Faculty Committee Favors Work But
Not As Part of Regular
The committee appointed at the fac
ility meeting of December 2 to consider
credit for work not offered under' the
auspices of the University, and speci
fically credit for courses in religious in
struction, has drawn up the following,
which it recommends to the faculty for
1. It is a clearly recognised principle
that the University can give no credit
toward its degrees for any work that it
does not itself offer for credit, or
which it does not consider a proper part
of the curriculum of a state-supported
higher educational institution.
RESOLVED, That the faculty sympa
tliizes with the desire of religious or
ganizations that their students who are
here be stimulated in their religious
life; and invites them to offer courses
in religious instruction, which instruc
tion, however, must necessarily be out
side of University auspices and without
credit toward the University’s degrees.
Mr. Douglass dissented from Resolu
tion 1.
The entire faculty will consider this
report at the regular meeting this aft
On With the Dance; But Let
It Be Exceedingly Proper
T1h> Dance, ns it is properly executed
— this whs the purpose of a class held
in the Women’s building last night, spon
sored by the department of physical edu
cation and personally instructed by Miss
Katherine Winslow.
Representatives front the men’s and
women's houses were present, and re
ceived instruction in what is known as
the West Point system.
Correct, dancing posture was demon
strated by Miss Winslow. An interval
of ten inches, dependent, of course upon
the relative size of the dancing partners,
is one of the signal features of the sys
tem as shown by the instructor.
Under the new code, the man’s right
hand should be placed lightly upon the
woman’s back, and the right elbow held
at a position conveniently high. The
man’s left arm and consequently the wo
man’s right, should not. be bent, toward
the body, but extended away at, (lie
nearest to a straight line allowed by
The proper place for the woman’s left
hand is above the man’s right shoulder.
The position wherein the woman looks
over the man’s left shoulder, is not de
sirable, according to Miss Winslow, who
extolled the benefits to east in leading,
if a position were maintained wherein
the girl could easily glance over the
man’s right shoulder.
The method of dancing in conformity
with the rules presented last, evening,
requires a straightness of stature, and
a slight swaying when in motion, as was
demonstrated by the instructors.
After the first instructions in the West
Point system, the students .danced, in
order to practice the dccorans method.
Dances of this nature are to he held in
the future in order to educate the men
and women in the proper method of
shaking a hoof. Those present last
evening are expected to carry the mes
sage home to the members of their res
pective houses.
The dancing classes are to be held as
part of the movement to eliminate such
steps as the “camel” walk, and others.
Cheek dancing and correspondence school
methods are banned. It is hoped by
those sponsoring the affairs that they
can revive the more proper dignified steps
of some years ago, and stimulate an in
terest in the light fantastic as she
should be done.
Students to be Allowed Spe
cial Reductions.
Appointments to the committee in
charge of the ticket sales for the Paul
Althou.se concert, to be given on the
evening of Thursday, February 10, under
the auspices of the Oregon Music Coun
cil, have been announced by Glen Mor
row. sales chief for the council.
Those on the committee are Vincent
Engledinger, Beulah Clark, Leona Mars
ters, Leola Green, Wayne Akers, Clias.
Huggins, Lois Hall, Margaret Dickover,
Florence Garret, Marvel Skeels, Fred
rica Schilke, Ralph Hoeber, Ralph
Poston, Joe Ingram, Crescene Farris,
Harris Ellsworth, Maurice Eben, Ger
trude Tormoen, Margaret Phelps, Al
berta Potter, Florence McGilvray, Gene
vieve Clancy, Carl Newbury, Nelson
English, Carpenter Staples, Mrs. Anna
L. Beck and Madame Rose McGrew.
Other members will probably be added
to the committee soon.
A reduction of 50 cents on ei'her re
served or general admission tickets is
to be made to all holders of student
body tickets. Tn order to make it un
necessary to bring the student body
tickets to the concert a system has been
worked out. whereby the student will
merely signs his name on the back of the
ticket. It will be necessary for tin'
name to be signed, said Morrow, other
wise the reduction will not be given. A
check on the sale cannot be made unless
the tickets are signed.
Prices of tickets will be $1.75 for re
served seats and $1.50 for general ad
mission. Prices for the students will be
$1.25 and $1.00.
Men Under John Gamble Score 711
Out of Possible 808 Points.
_ s
Co. C. commanded by Capt. John
A. Gamble, has been named honor com
pany of the local Tt. O. T. battalion
for the month of February. In addition
to the title of honor company. Company
C will have the privilege of being color
company for the same length of time.
An examination was held Friday to de
termine the honor company and Company
C scored 711 out of a possible 808
The work of the companies has been
on a competitive basis for the first time
this term. They have been graded in
proficiency in marching, the manual of
arms, and the individual appearance of
its members. Work on the rifle gallery
in the barracks lias been taken into con
sideration in making the award.
The Ann Arbor Art Association of the
T'niversity of Michigan has requested
to board of regents to set aside annual
ly $1,000 for the use of the association.
The money will be used to finance art
lectures and exhibitions.
$10 Prize Offered for Lunette
By Dean to be Equalled.
Students interested in forming a sculp
ture club met Tuesday afternoon in Pro
fessor Avard Fairbanks’ studio. Lyle
Bartholomew, temporary chairman, pre
sided over the lneeting. Plans concerning
the entertainment of the president of the
American Institute of Architecture and
his party, who will be on the campus
February 0, were discussed and an ex
hibition commitee appointed.
The students under the direction of
the competition committee are planning
upon equalling the $10 prize offer of
Dean Ellis F. Lawrence ,of the school
of architecture and allied arts, for the
best lunette to be placed over the north
doorway of the new quarters of the
Sculpture department. This $10 is to be
divided into three prizes, a second
third and fourth prize. The second is
to be $5, the third, $.”>, and the fourth,
This competition, according to Profes
sor A-nrd Fairbanks, of the sculpturing
school, is mainly for ideas to be carried
out either in pencil or clay and promises
to be very keen.
The following arc the committee of
students interested in sculpture, appoint
ed by Lyle Bartholomew: Competition
lonunittee, Mona Logan, Lucy Vender
jSterre, Arnel Butler; Exhibition com
inittee, Beatrice Morrow, Guy Koepp, Lu
cile Garber, Florence Hartman, Kenneth
Hinitk; Committee for rules perfecting
an organization of a scultpure club,
Curl Yonder Abe, Margaret Rodgers,
Eunice Zimmerman.
Alice Hamm Made President of Woman’s
Literary Society.
Alice Ilainin was elected president of
the Eutaxian literary society at the reg
ular meeting of the club Tuesday even
ing in the Y. M. hut. Other officers
elected were: Ruth Griffin, vice presi
dent, Jessie Thompson, secretary; Mil
dred Hdll, treasurer; Nell South worth,
sergeant at arms; Emily Veazie, public
ity, and Irene Whitfield, critic. These
officers will hold office until June.
' A short program about the literary
people of Oregon was given. This was
in the form of a general discussion of
Oregon’s authors and poets, and some
thing about these people was contrib
uted by each member present.
Profesor Walters C. Eeels, grandson
of Cushing Eeels, founder of Whitman
College, and president Stephen B. I>.
Penrose of Whitman have undertaken to
write the history of the college and are
now a* work on it. It is expected to
publish a volume of about 400 pages
during the summer months. The book
will be copiously illustrated with pic
tures showing the institution in its suc
cessive stages of development, and
various student organizations, old and
Two Wins Over 0. A. 0.
Will Place Lemon-Yel*
low at the Top.
Number of Rooters Expected
to Accompany Team On >
Trip to Corvallis. 4 4~
- 4
If Oregon can win the two ggnutf
against the Aggies this week-end iuCo*
vallis the position at the top of tb« pfir
ceutage column in the Northwest
fereuce race will be pretty saff.
fouri wins iri the Northwest confer**
has placed Oregon at the top and
two more over the Aggies the posit
will be practically cinched to tfeje 1c
on-yellow quintet, especially aa all thf9
games have been played away frfl
Coach Rutherford of the Ag^fea;
putting his team through a stiff
schedule because it is a well knothk f4
that he is very anxious that his t*
defeat Oregon, more especially so
Rutherford is also football coach at
agricultural school. Stinson and Arth
will no doubt form the combination
forward for the Aggies although it *H
this combination which played'
games in the south which prored.
disastrous for the Beavers. Stinson^
a consistent point getter and Arthur
ways manages to get his share of > 1
Pitted against “Hunk" Latham Utiir1
ter will probably be Sander*..
Hubbard and Arthur Ross are repot
to be the guard combination which
attempt to hold Durno and Marc I
am from getting in close range' of
baskets. .
Coach Bolder is taking no chaacefj
the Aggies and the only game in
he has been able to watch their vt**|
was the Willamette game in which thle?
failed to show any real work, and tja,'i*
unable to work out a defense tOyl
their style of play. He is not ma
any predictions as to the outcome of’^
game but is working his entire
out tonight and sent the bunch tbrojuft
a scrimmage practice last night, twa
first they have had since they returned
;from the north. *•
It is expected that a number of rauf
ers will accompany the team to Corrals*
for the games, Friday and Saturaqr
night. . ,j
Men Pieked to Represent Oregon For
Coast Championship By
Major Roland.
The rifle teams representing the list*
versity of Oregon in the Pacific Cooat
Championship competition will shoq^
Friday and Saturday, February 11-1$,
on the indoor range. A schedule will ibjt
published later. showing exactly whop
euch man is to report at the goljej^
range to shoot his score. There will bg
two teams, each consisting of ten meg.
Each man will fire forty rounds of sir
munition. Connolly targets will be Uffif.
A tentative selection of teams, basfjl
on scores to date, has been made aa lift
ed below. However, Major Roland,
range officer, says, “This does not meM
that changes iu the line-up will not bp
made up until the last minute, where
scores made during the next nine dg$!R
indicate an error in selection. All the
men named are requested to practice M
much as possible.”
The senior class of the University it
Michigan has voted unanimously to ^te$t
the lionor system. ThiB system includ
ed the signing of pledges not to give or
receive aid during examinations.
First Team.
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