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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 25, 1923)
By Catherine Spall
The climax of formal social functions 1
was reached during the past week
end with the occurence of five dances
given by men’s houses on Saturday
evening and three sororities’ formals on
Friday night. Washington’s birthday
was the aspiration for a number of af
fairs on the campus, although many of
the college set could not resist the lure
of picnic parties given at the. numerous
beautiful and picturesque locations for
such parties to be found around Eu
A large and appreciative audience at
tended the Paul Althouse concert that
was an important event of Wednesday
Carl Sandburg, the “smoke and
steel poet,” who gave his lecture-recital
at Villard hall Friday evening, was the i
motif for a dinner held at Hendricks
hall preceding the recital. The place
cards were very clever copies of .illus
trations taken from Mr. Sandburg’s
book, “Rootabaga.” Besides the honor
guest, those attending the function in
cluded President and Mrs. P. L. Camp
bell, Dean and Mrs. Colin V. Dyment,
I»ean and Mrs. John F. Bovard, Dr. and
Mrs. E. S. Bates, Mr. and Mrs. Camp
bell Church, Professor and Mrs. Robert
C. Hall, Professor and Mrs. W. F. G.
Thaeher and Mrs. Marion McClain,
Miss Julia Burgess, Miss Charlotte Ban
feld, Miss Mary Perkins, Miss Mary
Watson, Miss Gertrude Talbot, Miss
Margaret Skavlan, and Mr. Fred
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Professor and Mrs. E. E. DeCou en
tertained with an informal party at
their suite in Bartle Court Thursday
evening, in honor of faculty members
and students majoring in the depart
ment of mathematics. Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. McAlister were special guests.
Professor and Mrs. W. E. Milne re
ceived with Mr. and Mrs. DeCou, and
Mrs. R. M. Elliott and Mrs. W. E.
Nichol poured. Forty-five guests were
present at this function.
Miss Frances Hays of Portland, field
representative for the State Child Wel
fare Commission, who was a prominent
visitor at the University during the
week was the motif for a number of
informal affairs. On Tuesday Miss
Hays and Mrs. DeCou were guests for
luncheon at the Kappa Kappa Gamma
house. Mrs. Erie W. Alin was the
hostess for a luncheon given in honor
of Miss Hays at the Anchorage on Wed
nesday. While* on the campus she was
the house guest of Miss Gertrude Tal
bot at Hendricks Hall.
Mrs. F. W. Benson entertained with
a luncheon at the Pi Beta Phi house
Tuesday. Spring flowers were used in
the attractive table centerpiece. Cov
ers were laid for twenty-one guests.
Mrs. F. O. Downing of Portland was
the house guest of Mrs. Jesse Stearns
at the Alpha Phi liopse for the week
end. Mrs. Alfred H. Schroff enter
tained with a tea in honor of Mrs.
Downing during her visit here.
The annual colonial tea of the girls
of Hendricks Hall in conjunction with
the D. A. R. was a delightful event
of Washington’s birthday. Miss Isobel
Stuart attired in a colonial costume met
the guests at the door. The Receiving
line was composed of Mrs. J. E. Hud
son who is the regent of the D. A. R.,
Miss Gertrude Talbot, and Miss Inez
King. Pouring at the beautifully ap
pointed tea table were Mrs. S. M. Wil
kins, Mrs. Morgan, and Mrs. Edna Pat
son. Cut spring flowers and pussy
willows were used effectively in deco
rating the rooms. Between the tea
hours of three to five, many Univer
sity and town women called at the Hall.
It is hoped these colonial teas will
become permanent established annual
affairs of Hendricks Hall.
The Purple Cow Inn of Greenwich
Village was tha scene of the formal
dinner dance that upperclassmen of
Sigma Alpha Epsilon gave Wednesday
evening at their residence. An air of
Greenwich Village was cleverly ear
/rieil out in the entire purple and gold
decoration scheme, and a five-piece
orchestra furnished music for the dan
cers. On the walls of the rooms artis
tic life sketches of figures further car
ried out the Greenwich-Village-of-ar
Patrons and patronesses included Mr.
and Mrs. Warren D. Smith, Mr. and
Mrs. Fenton Ford, and Mr. and Mrs.
W. D. Whitcomb.
A prism motif effected by the unique
lighting system was attractively used
in the decorations of the. Alpha Tau
Omega formal dance given at the Wo
man's building Saturday evening.
Ever-changing lights of blue, red,
green, and amber gave a vari-colored
glow on the scene during the entire
dance. Drapes fif the same colors, beau
tiful baskets of flowers, and oriental
rugs were also used in the decorations.
The programs were very attractive
with the crest of the fraternity upon
the cover. The function was attended
by fifty-four couples. The patron and
patroness list was composed of Dean
and Mrs. John Straub, Mr. and Mrs.
Peter Crockatt, Mr. and Mrs. John
Stark Evans, Mr. and Mrs. George
Hopkins, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fay
Eddy, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Church,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Folts, Mrs. Anna
Landsbury Beck, and Dr. John Lands
' A large affair on Washington’s
birthday was the jitney dance given j
by the Women’s League of the Uni
versity at the Woman’s building.
Floor lamps, wicker settees, oriental
rugs, a wonderful piece of tapestry,
artistic baskets of daffodils, red and
yellow tulips, the beautiful yellow
acacia, long multi-colored crepe stream
ers from the lights, and in the center
a huge revolving ball in which were
mirrors reflecting about the room the
colored lights which four spotlights
cast upon it—these were the very at
tractive decorations which were a set
ting for the Alpha Phi formal held at
the Woman's building last night. The
programs were of parchment in the
form of a scroll and crested with the
President and Mrs. P. L. Campbell,
Dean and Mrs. John Straub, Professor
and Mrs. W. F. G. Thacher, Professor
and Mrs. E. E. DeCou, Dean and Mrs.
Colin V. Dvment, Mr. and Mrs. Camp
bell Church, Mrs. F. O. Downing, and
Mrs. Jesse Stearns, were patrons and
patronesses for the function.
Phi Kappa Psi entertaind with a
breakfast dance at the Woman’s
building on Washington’s birthday.
The lights were covered with red
shades, and lovely spring flowers were
used in the decorations. On the covers
of the programs -were small openings
through which the crest of the frater
nity on a red background appeared.
Dean and Mrs. Eric W. Allen, and
Professor and Mrs. W. F. G. Thacher
acted as the patrons and patronesses.
Among the forty-two couples were the
following out-of-town guests: Ed
Pauley, a Phi Psi from the University
of California, Clarence Pinkston,
a Phi Psi from Stanford who is
attending O. A. C., John Alexander, an
Omega Upsilon who is the student body
presidnt at O. A. C.? Carl Goetz, an
Omega Upsilon from O. A. C., and
Wallington Gault of Corvallis
The large fireplace and the ivory
panels of Friendly hall made a setting
very apropos for the Colonial motif
used in the decorations for an at
tractive formal dance with which they
entertained Saturday evening. Upon
the walls were a number of beautiful
paintings, some of which were taken
from steel engravings. Butlers met the
guests at the door, and about the rooms
were pages. Colonial maids were in
attendance upon . the women guests.
The rooms were lit with candles upon
clever candle sticks and beside the
orchestra were large floor candle
sticks which shed about the rooms soft
glows. The programs were also the
favors, and were dainty old Colonial
fans of white ivory cleverly concealed
inside of which was the program of
For the feature dance Mr. and Mrs.
Sid Woodhouse gave an interesting old
fashioned minuet. The patrons and
patronesses for the affair were Mr. and
Mrs. Melvin Solve, Mr. and Mrs. Bo
land Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Wegner, Mrs. Edna Datson, Miss Ger
maine Cornier, and Mr. jyubert
Spring flowers, potted plants, pussy
willows, and daffodils were effectively
used in the decorations in the rooms
of the Delta Zeta house when mem
bers of the house entertained with a
formal dance Friday evening. Yellow
predominated in the color scheme. The
programs were of white leather with
the Delta Zeta crest engraved upon
For the feature dance a balloon was
fastened to the ankle of each girl and
the couple dancing longest with the
balloon still unbroken was given a
prize. Patrons and patronesses were
President and Mrs. P. L. Campbell,
Professor and Mrs. DeCou, Mr. and
Mrs. W. F. Osburn, Mr. and Mrs. Jus
tin Miller, Miss Gertrude McElfresh,
and Mrs. Bussell.
Phi Sigma Pi entertained Mr. and
Mrs. Bex Underwood at dinner last
The sun parlor of the Osburn Hotel
was converted into a charming Japan
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osc garden Friday night for the formal
dinner dance of Alpha Chi Omega
sorority. Over the lights were black
lanterns with silhouettes of various
colors. The color scheme of black and
yellow was carried out in the flowers
which dcorated the rooms.
The programs Were contained in
black suede bill folds for the men, and
card cases for the women with the
crest of the sorority in gold upon them.
Patrons and patronesses included
Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Merrell, Professor
and Mrs. E. E. DeCou, and Mr. and
Mrs. Art Bushman.
Mr and Mrs. W. F. Osburn were
Thursday dinner guests at the Delta
Phi Sigma Pi entertained Saturday
evening with a formal dance given at
the Campa Shoppe. Artistic decora
tions of palms, daffodils, and ein
eraries carried out the effect of the
secluded corners and cozy nooks of a
luxuriously furnished conservatory.
The programs were of leather with
the seal upon them. For the women
these were in the form of memoran
dum books, and for the men bill folds.
Among those attending the dance as
guests were four men from Theta Chi
of O. A. C., Carleton LaDow, Howard
Miles, Loyalty Bergsvick, and Cecil
Fuller. Wilbur Bolton, Dwight Gregg,
and Melvin Kaegei were among the
alumni who returned for the function.
Patrons and patronesses were Presi
dent and Mrs. P. L. Campbell, Dean
and Mrs. John Stiaub, Professor and
Mrs. E. E. DeCou, Dean and Mrs. W.
F. Hale, Mr. and Mrs. Bex Underwood,
and Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Lewis.
Chi Psi fraternity men were the
hosts at a formal dinner dance given
at the Osburn Hotel Saturday evening.
The tea room, sun parlor and reception
rooms were the scenes of the event.
Patrons and patronesses for the dance
were Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey M.
Brewer, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Lomax,
Mr. and Mrs. George Sailor, and Mr.
and Mrs. Charles A. Harding.
Miss Florence Alden entertained the
seniors majoring in physical educatipn
with a luncheon Thursday at the Wo
man’s building The color scheme was
red and white, with red tulips form
ing the attractive centerpiece on the
table. Girls dressed as dainty French
maids served. Covers were placed for
Kappa Sigma entertained with a
formal Saturday evening at their
chapter house. An Egyptian motif was
used in the decorations. Patrons and
patronesses included Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert Clark, Dr. and Mrs. Del Stan
nard, Dr. and Mrs. Gavin Dvott, Mr.
and Mrs. Bobert Earl, Mr. and Mrs.
David Graham, Mr. and Mrs. Francis
NEW SYSTEM WORKED OUT
Stanford Interclass Track Activities to
be Guided by Class Managers
Stanford University, Feb. 20.—A
new system of interelass sports has
been worked out by the Stanford ath
letic department. Interelass competi
tion will be held in football, basket
ball, tfcnnis, soccer, baseball, swimming
and track. Each class will have an
The class championship will be de
cided by a composite percentage of all
sports, and an inscribed cup will re
main in the possession of the winner
until the following year. Class num
erals will be awarded to members of
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OPENINGS ARE LISTED
Scholarships and Like Opportunities
Offered by Many Institutions;
Bulletins in Library
Bulletins of scholarships, fellowships
and assistantships posted in the lower
hall of the library should be of interest
to seniors and graduates because hun
dreds of these positions are now open
to students both at home and abroad.
Some of the stipends are as high as
Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania
has 20 resident fellowships and 29 grad
uate scholarships of $700 to $800 each.
They are open for competition to grad
uates of any college of good standing.
Northwestern University, Illinois, is
offering eleven fellowships of $400 each
and ten graduate scholarships of $150.
The University of Minnesota offers
216 fellowships, assistantships, and
scholarships ranging from $120 to $1200
Columbia University, New York, is
offering two prizes, respectively, of
$1000 and $400, open to all persons in
any country who can write the required
essay or book on subjects they have
The University of California is of
fering 61! fellowships and graduate
scholarships in numerous departments.
Stanford University has three fellow
ships in food research with stipends
ranging from $600 to $1200. This fel
lowship grew out of a suggestion of
The graduate school of Yale Univer
sity offers a $1500 fellowship in biol
ogy, and four fellowships of $1000 each
in social sciences. These are open to
both men and women.
The University of Oregon offers 25
research and teaching assistantships of
London University offer? three fel
lowships in scientific research valued at
Through these teaching fellowships
and assistantships graduate students
‘can work for their masters and doctors
degrees, and undergraduate students
through the scholarships can finish-their
college education without financial wor
ry. They are worth investigation by
senior and graduate students.
ALUMNI ARE SELECTED
Details to Be Arranged to Install Mem
bers in Phi Beta Kappa
Membership selection of alumni for
Phi Beta Kappa, national honorary
scholastic fraternity, has been virtually
You might pick up dancing,
and you might pick up
arithmetic—both are pos
sible, but improbable. We
don’t entrust a valuable
watch to an unskilled me
chanic. Then why waste
time and money with any
one who knows little if any
thing of the dance when
with one-tenth of the time
you can make your dancing
an accomplishment. We can
give to your dancing that
touch, ease and grace that
makes dancing a pleasure.
1 p. m. to 9 p. m.
completed. Final details will be work
ed out by the committee, consisting of
Or. \Y. D. Smith and Dr. W. P. Boynton,
at the next meeting, to be held Tues
day, March (i, at 4:1:1 in Dean Straub’s
The records from 1S7S to 192- have
been examined and approximately 100g
graduates will be in Jaded in the list
of those selected.
Dr. Henry Rand Hatfield, dean of
faculties, University of California, will
have charge of the installation which I
will probably be held in April. Definite
arrangements will be made by the in
stallation committee at the next meet
MORROW OPENS STUDIO
Senior In Music Teaches Voice Down
Town; Classes in Afternoons
Glen Morrow, senior in the school
of music, recently opened a studio at
9118 Willamette street, where he is giv
ing instruction in voice. Morrow is
specializing in voice and organ in the
school of music, and is a pupil of John
Stark Evans and John B. Siefert. At
present he is holding classes in the af
ternoons and all day Saturday. Morrow
has received several offers of positions
as vocal instructor in Minnesota and
Wisconsin colleges, but ho intends to
stay in Eugene next year if conditions
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Monday Night, Feb. 26
THE NEW YORK SENSATION
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DENVER, and Two Big Weeks at COLUMBIA Theatre, San
George Ford Presents
The Distinguished Young American Actor
Supported by a Distinguished Cast in a
Beautiful Scenic Production of SHAKESPEARE’S
65c, *1.00, *1.50, *2.00, $2.50 (Plus Tax).
Doors 7 :45; Curtain 8:25.
Buescher Saxophones and Band Instruments
EXCLUSIVE EUGENE AGENCY
See Bob Stewart on the Campus
MORRIS MUSIC HOUSE
912 WILLAMETTE STREET
—Students have been saying, “What can we
do Sunday evening?” And never before has
there been such a satisfactory answer to this—
—Just plan to enjoy a special Sunday evening
chicken dinner tonight at either Ye Towne
Shoppe or Ye Campa Shoppe. It will be a
pleasant evening, full of good fellowship, good
cheer, enjoyable atmosphere and delicious,
tastely served food.
Ye Towne Shoppe
Ye Campa Shoppe