Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, April 14, 1921, Image 1

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Carter and Callaway Tie Witl
79; Re-vote Will Be
Taken Friday.
Many Addresses Given; An
nual Review Handed In,
Officers Installed.
The vote on the president of the Y,
M. C. A. in the annual elections yester
day resulted in a tic vote, 79 to 79. A
re-election will be held Friday, at which
time the two candidates, Owen Callaway
and Frank Carter, will be voted upon.
Harris Ellsworth was the choice of
the members of the association for vice
president, Bill Purdy for secretary, and
Pan Woods, for treasurer. A total of
102 votes were cast, four not voting for
The vote Friday will be from 10 a.
m. to ?> p. m. and only members of the
association will be expected to partici
Although there was no president to
install as expected, the annual installa
tion banquet was held last night at
Hotel Osburn. The affair marked the
end of the work of the old officers of
the association, as the new ones will act
for the remainder of the college year.
Over A Hundred Attend.
Over a hundred men of the University
faculty, business ipen and ministers of
Eugene crowded the palm room of the
hotel and listened to speeches by various
officers and advisors of the Y. M. C. A.
Eight members of the men’s glee club
entertained the gathering throughout
the banquet.
Roy Veateh, the retiring president,
acted us toastmaster. Reports finishing
up the year’s work for the old admin
istration were to have been given, but
rather were turned in by the heads of
the various departments.
Ur. H. B. Packard, today’,1* assembly
speaker, made the principal address of
the evening. He told of his experiences
in the Near East during the war.
Faculty Are Speakers.
President Campbell was unable to be
present. Karl Onthank told of the
growth of the idea on the campus and of
its increasing value to the University
Speaking for the advisory board M. H.
Douglas emphasized the value of relig
ious influences on the campus.
Hearty co-operaiion by the Eugene
business men and the alumni was as
sured by Dean Walker, and Secretary
Eberhart of the Eugene Y. M. C. A.
gave the “boy’s view” of the situation.
Rev. A. M. Spangler, who acted as cam
pus “Y” secretary a year ago, also
The reports which were turned in
show that the past year has perhaps
been the most successful in the history
of the association. Following is a brief
Activities Are Numerous.
John Houston has charge of the so
cial affairs and reports the following ac
tivities: the stag mix, the Y. M.-Y. W.
carnival, vacation parties, two movie
shows, and two educational films. Fif
teen organizations used the hut for their
regular meeting place, and lobby used for
study and recreation purposes.
The service department, in charge of
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0. A. C. and Oregon Councils to Meet
Together at Blue River.
Tlie Cabinet Council composed of the
^ • W. C. A. cabinet from O. A. C. and
Oregon have decided to hold their an
nual meeting at the Blue River hotel, lo
cated about 45 miles up the McKenzie
river. The girls are planning on doing
some real work and getting their plans
.made for next year’s work, but they al
so expect to liave a good time.
They are starting Friday afternoon
as soon as the O. A. C. girls arrive.
That evening they expect to get ac
quainted and to get the conference
started. Then they are planning hikes
and all the things that go with a regular
outing. Miss Dinsdale also said that
they were going to have a Seabeck
luncheon sometime while they were
Oladys Taylor, secretary from O. A.
1 and Miss Dinsdale, secretary from
Oregon will have charge of the coun
cil- Miss Taylor-is ifoing to speak on
the industrial program as planned by
tbe Y. W. C. A.
Music Said To Be Splendid Exhibition
of Talent and Well Trained
The joint recital, given by Aurora and
Alberta Potter at the Methodist church
was a splendid exhibition of talent com
l bined with well trained technique, judg
ing from the enthusiasm expressed by
authorities in the school of music.
'I he first number, a strictly classical
sonata by Handel for violin and piano
formed a solid opening for the some
what modern and ultra modern selec
tions which followed. Big tone, ex
quisitely rendered and sympathetic in
terpretation formed the main character
istics of the opening number.
Debussy, Prokofieff and Saint-Saens
were the composers represented in the
second group, which included four
piano solos. This group was particu
larly adapted to Miss Aurora Potter’s
talent, and were accordingly received
with great pleasure by the audience. The
curious “Prelude” by Debussy, with the
mass of harmonies and runs, ending in r
final trickle of music, and one single
note was possibly the best received, al
though Saint-Saens “Mandolinata” wTas
the only encore to which she responded
A unique example of the ultra modern
Russian school was the “Marche” of
Prokofieff, holding a bewildering shift
ing of keys, and wmird harmonies.
The “Ballade and Polonaise” by Vie
ustemps made a brilliant and pleasing
study for the violin. The first part
justified the name of Ballad fully with
its melody and music. The drift from
ballad to old Polish march'in the con
ventional two-four time marked a skill
ful change in interpretation and caused
the end to be the full, stirring “Polon
aise” that it wms named.
The fourth number, MaeDowell’s Con
certo in A minor, rounded out the pro
gram. Mrs. Timelier at the second
piano gave an added effect to the haunt
ing MacDowell music.
A well filled auditorium responded
with the enthusiasm and sympathy to
every number and proved the effort to
be worth while.
Frank R. Rutter to Come to
L University Next Fall.
i _
Frank R. Rutter, formerly statistical
adviser of the U. S. department, of com
| meree and now professor of commerce
at Georgetown University has been
elected to the University of Oregon as
professor of foreign trade.
Mr. Rutter will begin his professional
work next fall. He is a graduate of
John Hopkins University with a Pli. D.
degree. For eleven years he was con
nected with the United States depart
ment of agriculture, where he studied
exclusively foreign questions, especially
sugar, because of its importance from a
protectionist point of view. For two
years he was a resident of London as a
special European agent of the depart
ment of agriculture, and visited the
continent, studying farming conditions in
Roumania and the Balkan states.
Tn 1010 Mr. Rutter was transferred
to the department of commerce as tariff
expert, in which capacity he visited the
South American countries studying the
actual administration of tariffs. The
position of assistant chief of the bureau
of foreign and domestic commerce was
held by Mr. Rutter for several years, at
the end of which time he resigned to
become commercial attache at Tokio. He
hi s written several valuable handbooks
and articles on economic conditions in
the far East.
Acadamic work has been done by Mr.
Rutter in universities all over the United
States. He has lectured in the Univer
sity of Iowa, John Hopkins University
and Georgetown University.
Mr. Rutter will lecture on foreign
trade and on trans-Paeific trade at the
coming summer sessions of the Univer
sity of California.
The addition of a professor of national
repute is part of the expansion of the
school of commerce being carried on by
Dean E. C. Robbins. The foreign trade
department particularly is being en
I'hi Sigma Pi fraternity has obtained a
three year lease on the IT. 1\. Stew ait
residence. 693 East Ninth street, and
will move into their new home in time
for school next fall. The expiration of
the lease on their present home, 414
East Fifteenth street and too cramped
quarters made the move imperative.
Ten Points of Grading Used
Include Expenditure
and Attendance.
Report Based On Statistics
Gathered Over Period
of Six Years.
Sherman and Multnomah counties
ranked highest in educational efficiency
in the state of Oregon, in a survey made
by Professor Fred L. Stetson, of the
school of education at the University
and John C. Ahnack of the extension di
vision. This report covers a period of
six years, from 1914 to 1921, and was
compiled at the request of the state su
perintendent of schools, J. A. Church
The ten points of grading which were
practically the same as that used by the
Russell Sage Foundation in ranking the
48 states in educational efficiency, and
are considered the most, important fac
tors by educational experts all over the
Points Are Given.
The first ten of the points to be used
include: (1) per cent of school popula
tion that attended school, daily; (2)
average days attended by each child of
school age; (3) average number of days
school are kept open; (4) per cent that
high school attendance has of total at
tendance; (5) per cent of boys os com^
pared to girls in the high school; (6)
average annual expenditures per child
attending; (7) average expenditure per
child of school age; (8) average annual
expenditure per teacher employed; (9)
expenditure per pupil for other pur
poses than teachers salaries; (10) and
expenditure per teacher for‘salary. The
first five points take up the educational
Phases and the latter five the financial
Western Counties Lead.
In the final ranking of counties pro
fesor Stetson and Mr. Almaek fouud
that Morrow county came first in item
1; Multnomah in items 2, 8, 10; Clat
sop in item 3; Benton in 4; Malheur ir
5; aud Sherman in 0, 7, 8 and 9. This
gives the western counties of the state
preference to some extent over the east
ern Oregon counties. From this chart
the five counties that lead in the educa
tional factors are: Yamhill, Multnomah
Hood River, Malheur and Union, while
the five leading counties in the financial
elements are: Sherman, Multnomah
Clatsop, Deschutes aud Morrow.
A combined rating for the counties
during the six year period assigns the
counties the following ranks: Sherman
Multnomah, Morrow, Clatsop, Hood
River, Deschutes, Umatilla, Wasco
Jackson, Lake, Columbia, Tillamook
Baker, Benton, Harney, Union, Crook.
Wallowa, Malheur, Coos, Marion, Clack
amas, Klamath, Jefferson, Lane, Doug
las, Josephine, Fork, Gilliam, Grant
Lincoln, Washington, Wheeler and
Trend Has Been Upward.
An examination of the statistics for
the six year period said Professor Stet
son, indicates that the whole trend of
education has been upward. During
the war, in a few elements, there was
actual regression. This was particularly
true in regard to the educational items.
On the other hand the financial items
show' an abjupt upward trend, begin
ning in 1917. The year 1919 marks the
lowest point in the educational com
ponents, due to the effects of the war
which were carried over.
The authors, wished in conclusion, tc
indicate first of all the limitations of
such an investigation, in as much as
! only ten points out of a considerable
number that might have been made, have
j been chosen. Could all of these have
been taken into consideration, th<
J rankings of the counties might have been
; different. These ten points, however
jure believed to be among the most im
; portunt, and to have a close relation
! ship to general efficiency in sehoo'
! work.
No attempt has been made by I’rofes
sor Stetson and Mr. Almaek to award
I merit, or to place blame, according t<
the report. Accomplishment and not ef
fort, has been considered the chief value
of the study. “The final indexes may
I be analyzed and superiority or insuper
iority traced to each educational or
financial factor. These may be further
followed until the special elements of
strength or weakness in the school sys
te mis known,” declared the authors.
Electron Theory and Math
Have No Terrors for Arthur;
Bats 21 Hours Straight “1”
Any modern Diogenes looking for a
real student on the Oregon,campus can
put out his lantern and rest in peace.
Behold the man! He is Arthur Brain
ley—junior—major in physics—and his
record is a grade of “1” in 21 hours of
the heaviest courses offered by the Uni
versity during the winter term!
This record, rated as the greatest
scholastic feat ever performed, was an
nounced yesterday by Colin V. Dyment,
dean of the college of literature, science
and arts. Bramley, who was formerly
a student at the University of British
Columbia, entered from that institution
at the beginning of the last fall term.
He had completed his sophomore year
and petitioned for advanced standing.
Although Bramley holds but junior
standing he carried a number of advanced
and post graduate courses, totaling
seven of the most difficult and technical
offered by the University. This num
ber of course alone is an unusually
large number for one student to take.
He received a “1” grade in the fol
lowing subjects: differential equations;
analytical mechanics; organic chemistry;
applied mathematics; electron theory;
electrical measurement; mathematical
theory of electricity.
This record is considered phenomena]
by Dean Dyment, especially since the
University has raised its scholastic re
quirements. “Not since the University
was founded has a student made such
an unusual record,” said the deau.
According to the grade sheet, Brain
ley is credited with but eighteen hours.
Due to University regulations, no credit
is allowed for more than this amount of
scholastic work. Bramley, however
varied au additional three hours course
the mathematical theory of electricity
which comes under the head of post
graduate work. Receiving a “1” grade
in this course, raised his total above the
amount of credit allowed, although the
work required in carrying twenty-one
hours is not lessened by the fact that
credit, is only allowed for eighteen.
University Warblers to Show
Ability in Annual Event.
Since the appearance of the Men’s
Glee club in Portland last January, no
less than five hours a week have been
devoted to practice perfecting the same
concert. At the time of that concert
the Municipal Auditorium where it was
held was filled with a crowd of over
twenty-five hundred. It was arranged
by the Ellison-White management, who
told Joe Ingram, Glee Club manager
that it was the most successful attrac
tion they had booked for several years.
Further praise was given by J. Erwin
Mutsch, acknowledged authority and
vocal critic, and baritone in connection
with the Ellison-White conservatory of
music. Mr. Mutsch was quoted as say
ing the University of Oregon Men’®
Glee club was the finest he had ever
Such praise, combined with the com
ments of John Stark Evans, director
leave no doubt that the annual home
concart, to be given Saturday, April 23
will be one of the best ever given in Eu
gene, or on the coast for that matter.
Oregon is extremely fortunate to have
the privilege of hearing the concert last
as all the extra pratcice will make the
program so well received in the larger
city, unrivalled in finish, says Mr. Evans
Information regarding the seat sale
and program will probably be announced
early next week.
All Houses But Four to Enter;
< Teams Not Picked Yet.
April 26 and 28 are the dates that
have been set for the first debates ii
the inter-sorority contests. At this
time all of the competing organizations
will debate and after this the half that
receives the lowest number of point!
will be dropped out of the contest. Tin
dates for the finals have not yet beer
arranged, Gut it is though that they wil’
follow soon after the other debate!
are over. The question of the debate
is: “Resolved, That the exemption of
the Panama Canal tolls originally ex
tended to American coastwise vessel!
should be repealed.” Some reserve de
bate material has disappeared from th*
library and no trace of it has been found
At a meeting of the inter-sorority debat*
council held Tuesday evening it was de
cided that any organization found with
the material would be denied the right
to debate and in case that they had wor
any decisions the decisions would be
taken away from them.
Kappa Kappa Gamma, Delta Delta
Delta and Kappa Alpha Theta will not
enter a team in this debate, but practic
ally every other house on the eampui
will have a team out, according to Jes
sie Todd, chairman of the inter-sorority
debate council. Susan Campbell hall
will not enter a debate this year as they
have not had sufficient time to make
Harold Brown, Reuel Moore
Take Comedy Parts.
Final touches were given to the prep
aration of Ibsen’s “Lady from the Sea”
last night when the dress rehearsal was
staged in Guild theatre. This play is
something entirely different from any
thing yet attempted by the Company,
and Professor Iteddie expects Kirffr'
thusiastie receptiou when the Norwegian
drama opens tonight.
In the play the comedy parts of
Lyngstrnnd and Ballested come in as t
fitting contrast to the heavier leads.
Lyngstrand is a would-be sculptor with'
“a slight short-windedness in the chest”
who coughs his way through the present
and paints his future in glowing terms
for the approval of the wtmien. Lyug
strand is played by Harold Brown. Every
one likes him, though none hold the
faith in his future that he does, en
couraged by the admiration that they ex
press for him.
Ballested, played by Reuel Moore, Is
a scene-painter, dancing-master, presi-j
dent of the musical society, hair cutter
and frisseur, guide and all, who has “ae
nclim-atized himself to various profes
sions” as he deems necessary for a res
ident of such a small place to do. He
finds a chance for a little bit of rare
philosophy between dobs of paint.
Tickets for both Thursday and Friday
will be on sale at the box office in the
Administration building today and to
April 15 Date Set for Joint Discussion
On Plan To Honor
An attmpt will be made to virtually
determine what particular form the pro
posed student memorial is to take, at r
joint committee meeting is being ar
ranged for by the local committee, of
which Carlton Spencer, University reg
istrar, is the chairman.
The members of the various commit
tees to go from here are: Professor F,
S. Dunn. Carlton Spencer, Professor W.
F. O. Thaclier, Dean E. F. Lawrence.
Professor George Turnbull. Carlton Sav
age, and Lyle Bryson. President Camp
bell, Karl Onthank, Miss Grace Edging
ton and Miss Charlie Fenton will also
attend the meeting.
The suggestions which have been made
in regard to the memorial by alumni,
students and faculty will all be consid
ered. and some definite plan of action
decided upon. This meeting will prob
ably be followed by a mass meeting of
♦ lie alumni in Portland, according to Mr.
Spencer, and the decision of the joint
committee in regard to the kind of me
morial can at that time be referred to
the alumni for ratification.
Fred Buck, a freshman in the Univer
sity from Eugene, will leave Monday to
fulfill an engagement with the Maey
Baird comedians, well known tent theatre
operators on the coast, nc will go first
to Albany to play traps with the or
chestra at that place.
Dr. H. B. Packard To Tell of
Economic Importance of
the Levant.
Link Connecting Europe and
Asia Contested From
An Early Date.
The economic importance of the Neai
East, its bearing on the future trade o
the world, and its long and complicated
history as a commercial route between
East and West, will be discussed by Dr
II. B. Packurd this morning speaking
before the student body assembly on the
topic “Re-opening of Old Caravar
Routes.” The spenker was formerly
a member of the American committee foi
Armenian and Syrian relief.
Dr. Packard, who has spent a score
of years in the Near East as the med
ical head of the largest hospital in thr
Levant and took an active part in the
work of relief of the Armenian refugees
during the European war, had ample op
portunity to study the economic volur
and importance of lands that have played
a large part in the early economic his
tory of the world. Strategically placed
between great seas, and a connecting
point between Europe, Asia and Africa
the Near East early assumed vast com
mercial importance as the great trade
route of the world.
The present conflict between Oreecr
and Turkey and the possibility of other
nations becoming involved in tlli«f prase
of the century-long strife for control of
the Near East trade routes will be touch
«ri -trptnr by Dr. Packard In his address
to the student body.
Sigma Upsilon Orator Bares Secret
Menace to University; Strange
Caso Cited As Proof.
“The great menace which threatens
to tear clown the University is not the .
cemetery, not the Bell theatre in Spring
field, nor the Saturday night formals at
the Armory,” declared LeRoy Ashcraft
declaiming for the pleasure of the mem
bers of Ye Tabard Inn of Sigma Upsilon
yesterday morning.
“The thing which threatens to dis
mpt and demolish our institution is far
worse than any of these,” he continued
“It is,—but let me cite you an instance.
The other morning at three o’clock ai
I was hurrying down Eleventh street tc
meet a train I saw a man seated at the '
foot of a tree. lie was staring into the
branches with a fixed and stony stare.
“I tapped him on the shoulder (loud
splashes of water) and said to him
‘Brother, what are you doing here?’ H>
pointed mutely into the branches and 1
saw there nn owl, which was steadih
hooting. ‘What of that?’ I asked him.
‘Whash you thinks!),’ he said unsteadily
‘Ish been sittin’ here two hoursh lookin’
at thash cuckoosh but I’m darnedsh if T
cansh see anysh clocksh.’ There is the
‘ answer my friends. The menace to our
be loved University is Home Br-r-r-e-w!”
Commerce Students Issue Mimeograph
Paper Hourly at Show.
The mimeograph bulletin issued hour
ly at the Home Products exhibit through
the efforts of a group of commerce stu
dents is proving to be one of the moat
popular features of the event. The is
sue combines as its features news of
the various activities being carried or
in the building continuously, and also
some specific advertising feature for the
University. Each sheet comes out in r
different color and attracts much curi
osity thereby.
Auother source of much interest to
the visitors at the show are the stere
opticon views of various scenes and ac
tivities at the University. This Work Is
conducted by Alfred Powers of the ex
tension division.
A large and enthusiastic audience
filled the Eugene theatre last evening for
the performance of the “Sweetheart
Shop”. The play was filled with clever
lines, good singing and acting and attrac
tive girls. It was pronounced the best
show seen here this season.