Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, May 08, 1923, Image 1

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Oregon Daily Emerald
Hendricks, Friendly, Delta Tau
Delta and Susan Campbell
Vote to Donate
Amount Subscribed to Date is
$41,000; Over Third Have
Supported Move
Five thousand dollars in saving poli
cies in favor of the proposed Student
Union building was taken out last night
by three halls of residence—Hendricks,
Susan Campbell and Friendly halls—
and one fraternity, Delta- Tau Delta.
Susan Campbell and Hendricks hall
each announced their decision to take
out $1500 in favor of the student build
ing and are the first organizations on
the campus to go over the $1000 mark.
The $5000 pledged last night was
over half the amount already subscrib
ed by nine organizations—Delta Gam
ma, Hammer and Coffin, Phi Kappa
Psi, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Phi, Kappa
Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Pi, Alpha Chi
Omega, and Pi Beta Phi. The total
which has been subscribed to the Stu
dent Union building to date is $14,
000. Over one-third of the houses on
the campus have now taken out poli
cies in favor of the proposed structure.
Susan Campbell Listed.
Following is the list of girls living
in Susan Campbell hall who have sub
scribed to the Student Union fund:
Margaret Clark, May Fenno, Kathleen
Gibson, Genevieve Jewell,' Johanna
Johnson, Katherine Kaye, Ala Landon,
Ellen McVeigh, Jean Mitchell, Victoria
Rice, Helena Scott, Florence Baker,
Dorothy Bell, Helen Burfield, Luline
Coulter, Dorothy Dixon, Annette Dob
bin, Eleanor Everette, Adah Harkness,
"Vivian Hargrove, Florence Jenks, Ber
nice Myer, Margaret Mylne, Pearl Py
ritz rHariet Rice, Marjorie Reed, Crys
tal West, Katherine Ashmeade, Doro
thy Aiken, Hazen Borders, Amelia Bur
rell, Leola Craig, Gladys DuBois, Fran
ces DuBois, Alice Ehrenreieh, Beatrice
Fish, Christina Heckman, Vera Hughes,
Margaret Iuabait, Alma Kraus, Char
lotte Latourette, Julia Raymond, Helen
Schuppel, Maude Schroeder, Helen Sim
mons, Frances Simpson, Katharine Ste
wart, Belle Taggart, Louise Iuobuit,
Helen Johnson, Mabelle King, Mielba
Maey, Darr McLean, Loreta Miller,
Roxanna Osgood, Virginia Owens, Dor
othy Phillips, Cornelia Robertson, Mur
iel' Schubard, Edith Safrensfcn, Opal
Speer, Mary Swigart, Marjorie Taylor,
Frances Ward Purvine, Joan War
wick, Mildred Whitcomb, Lucy Wilson,
Ruth McCullock, Golda Boone, Burdell
HendncKs ±ias over iuu
The girls living at. Hendricks hall
are: Abby Adams, Bessie Alexander,
Leona Anawalt, Myrtle Baker, Lenore
Baldwin, Catherine Barnard, Mary Bar
tholmew, Wilhelmina Beeksted, Cecile
Bennett, Buth Benson, Florence Blake,
Dorothy Blyberg, Wilma Boisselier,
Beryl Bond, Merle Boswell, June Bur
gan, Kuth-Mary Burroughs, Gertrude
Butler, Buth Brauti, Letitia Capell,
Wilma Chattin, Myrtle Clausen, Mar
garet Cleveland, Frances Coehrun, Con
stance Cole, Helen Cooper, Mildred
Crain, Anna DeWitt, Augusta DeWitt,
Dorothy Dodds, Leora Embree, Jose
phine Evans, Bomayne Flaherty, Alice
Frankson, Gladys Gallier, Mabel Gil
ham, Elizabeth Griggs, Dora Gordon,
Helen G unton, Stella Haglund, Buth
Hart, Tolice Heaston, Elva Hein, Fran
(Continued on page four.)
Geologist Discovers Rel
ics of Archaic Seas
Definite correlation of the Eugene
sandstone with the Oligocene formations
of Astoria has been brought about
through the discovery of an Aturia an
gustata, a form of sea life related tc
the pearly nautilus, in a railroad out
just east of Eugene. This is the first
speeiment of the Aturia ever found in
the Eugene quadrangle.
The nautilus, accidentally discovered
by Francis Linklater, major in the de
partment of geology, was first found on
the western coast by the naturalist Dana,
who collected material at Astoria in 1849
and sent the fossils east to Conrad. Con
rad recognized Aturia as related to a
similar form from Shark river, New
Linklater was collecting in the vicinty
of Judkins Point, being in the coarse
grained sandstone. He took his find to
the University geology laboratory, and
it was when the sandstone was being
chipped away that the pearly nautilus,
a beautiful speeiment with original shell
and sutures showing' distinctly, was dis
One of the principal methods of geOj
logic correlation is through identity or
fossilized forms of life. The Aturia
angustata was a characteristic form of
life which lived in the deeps of the
Oligocene seas which swept over this part
of the continent innumerable years ago.
The speeiment was found in the coarse
sands of the shore of that ancient sea,
but it is presumed that it was washed up
from the depths by currents.
Portland Minister Will Lecture
During Visit on Campus
The question of the relation of
science to religion which is, with every
generation, becoming more discussed
will be discussed, from the standpoint
of the practical theologian when Dr.
Harold L. Bowman, of Portland, speaks
at the University Assembly on Thurs
day morning on the subject of “Science
and the Bible.” Dr. Bowman is pas
tor of the first Presbyterian church of
Portland and has appeared on the cam
pus several times. The members of the
faculty are especially invited to hear
this address.
In addition to his address at assembly
Dr. Bowman will give several lectures
during his visit to the campus this
week. He will arrive in Eugene on
Wednesday and his first appearance
will be before students at the Y. M.
C. A. hut Wednesday noon. On Thurs
day afternoon he will again address a
group at the hut when his *opie will
be “The Bible as Literature.”
More lectures may be arranged for
later if it is found that the visitor’s
schedule permits more time. The three
lectures which are scheduled are ex
pected to be of interest especially to
the students in World History and Lit
terature, as they will deal with liter
ary as well as religious aspects of the
The assembly crowd may be expected
to be unusually large as the speaker’s
subject is of such widespread interest
among students and his delivery on
previous occasions has won for him
great popularity in the University com
The hours of Dr. Bowman’s lectures
at the Y. M. C. A. hut will be announc
ed in Thursday’s Emerald as they have
not been definitely set yet, but students
are advised to set aside Wednesday
(Continued on page three.)
Rosebraugh Sued for $250,000
For Breach of Promise Tonight
In the spring a young man’s fancies
may turn to baseball but they also
turn to love, and sometimes to the
cemetery. But this love may also lead
to dire results. So it is that Art Rose
braugh finds himself defendant in a
suit for $250,000 tonight in the circuit
court room with Judge Kendall, of the
Coos County circuit court presiding.
The woman in the case is Elsie Skoog.
S . 33 quite sure that she was inveigled
; at- the hands of a villain and thinks
h*t the amount she is asking is noth
ng compared to the Rosebraugh’s for
■ use, which is alleged to be two mil
She matter might remain forever a
^ * nysterv and what actually took place
a dispute but that every tombstone has
tvo sides and that on the other side of
tiis particular tombstone were Leith
Abbot and Mildred Burke. What they
heard will be known tonight when they
take the stand and face the fire of the
tTO attornies; Ogden Johnson, for the
defendant, and Gladys Everett, for the
plaintiff. Also skulking on the forbid
den ridge at the time was Ken Sten
dall, who will have something to reveal
under oath.
“I was a poor innocent girl,” said
Elsie Skoog, in tears while speaking
of the case, “and this man took advan
tage of me. It was the first time I
ever was engaged.”
Eosebraugh says, “Tie woman is a
vampire trying to get my money. I
know her game,” and a black look crept
over his face.
And then of course there was the
customary letter in the case. While
the defendant was in Seattle with Ore
gon’s track team he received a letter
from the plaintiff signed ”your wife to
be.” He was greatly surprised at the
epistle and immediately wrote the wo
man saying that there had been a mis
take and that he was at the time of
(Continued on page three.)
Canoe Fete Queen and Water
Carnival are Features
Lighting Effects for Millrace
Regetta to be Handled by
Spear and Haworth
Oregon’s 1923 Junior week-end is to
be featured by a group of new events
which are being worked out by the
committee directorate and which, in
their final form, are intended to make
this year’s annual festivities entirely dis
The two new events announced by
Doug Farrell, chairman of the committee,
are the election of a queen of the canoe
fete and the staging of a water carnival.
Edd Haney, chairman of the floats
committee, is in charge of the queen
contest and Lyle Palmer, varsity swim
mer, is arranging for the aquatic pro
Every men’s living organization on
the campus is nominating a Junior girl
from ' the house with which they are
paired off in tomorrow’s Emerald and
will be voted upon at a booth in Villard
hall at the same time student body elec
tions are being held. Votes will be free
and every registered student will have
a chance to give his or her choice for
Names to be in Today
Men’s houses are not necessarily ex
pected to support their nominee for
queen says Haney. In order to save any
embarrassment on the part of defeated
candidates only the name of the win
ner will be announced and the com
mittee members in charge will be the
only ones to know how many votes were
cast for each girl. Names not turned Sa
to Haney by 1:30 today will not ap
pear on the ballot.
The winner in the election will oc
cupy the place of honor at the canoe fete
and will ride in the junior float, which
is being designed by Marjorie Hazard
and Ed Bohlman. A very elaborate and
colorful idea is being worked out for
this float.
Lighting for the fete is being planned
by Francis Haworth, assisted by Charles
Spear. Lights are to be submerged in
the water and colored slides are to bo
used in connection with the spot lights.
Houses are to indicate to the committee
the color effect they wish carried out
in the way of lights. Special care will
be taken to see that the entries will be
run off more rapidly than usual in order
that the fete may not drag.
Juniors Will Work
Eddie Edlund, who is general chair
man of the fete, reports that every part
of the plans are moving rapidly. Bus
Gowans is working on the erection of
the new bleacher sections. He will draft
groups of junior men during the rest of
the week to complete this enterprise.
Lyle Palmer, who has been made a
member of the Junior week-end direc
torate, has things well lined up for the
water fete. Gerald Barnes of the school
of physical education is cooperating with
him to make the affair a success. A tub
race, canoe tilting, fancy diving, exhi
bition swimming and a water meet be
tween the frosh and varsity teams are
some of the events which will probably
appear on the program. Palmer is well
known by swimming fans all over the
state by virtue of his success in the var
imis meets in which he has competed and
IrSi connection with the carnival assures
its success, according to those in charge.
He will probably take part in the pro
gram as will a large number of the
University’s aquatic stars.
Chairman Farrell has called directorate
meeting for Thursday at 4:30 to dis
cuss these newest additions to the pro
Present Term Extends Latest of Any
in University’s History
Examinations are but '44 days dis
tant, the schedule for this term being
June 20 to 22. Commencement exer
cises will be held Monday, June 25.
Never in the history of the Univer
sity has school extended so far into the
summer. The reason is that the fac
ulty passed legislation providing that
the term open on Monday, and due to
the fact that New Year’s day came on
Monday, school could not be started
on Tuesday, and so the term had to be
extended a week. This legislation has
since been rescinded so the matter
of opening and closing may be left in
the hands of the administration, ac
cording to Mrs. George Fitch, secre
tary to Dean Colin Dyment.
Balloting for Officers of
A.S.U.O. to Be Wednesday
Polls to Be Open Between Nine and Three; Sixteen
Officials Appointed; Student Amendments
Are to Be Considered
When two or more candidates are to
be elected and the voter easts his vote
for less than the number to be elected,
that portion of his ballot shall be void,
according to section 9 of article 3 of
the student body constitution. Exam
ples of this will be in the case of senior
men on the student council where there
are five men running and three to be
elected. The nominees are, Hal Chap
man, Harley Covalt, Russ Gowans, George
Horsfall and Art Rosebraugh and unless
three of these men are voted for that
part of his ballot will not be counted.
Another example is that of junior men
on the student council where two men
are to be elected and six are running.
Lowell Angell, Herbert Brooks, Milton
Brown, Thomas Crosthwait, Lester
Smith and Hesden Metcalf are the nom
inees. Only two of these men may be
voted for and if two are not voted for
that section of the ballot will be void.
In the cases of senior woman on the
executive council and senior women on
the student council there is no compe
tition and the nominees are sure of
Polls to be in Villard
Election will take place at Villard hall
Wednesday from 9 to 3 and only those
students who have paid their registra
Economist and Publicist Visits
University of Oregon
Henry Higgs, of London, England, an
economist and publicist, spent the week
end on the campus. Mr. Higgs has spent
most of his life in the English public
service, holding the position of Inspector
General of Egypt for a number of years,
and has traveled extensively. This is
his second visit to the coast and he has
been in the United States many times.
He arrived in America in March and is
jpaking a tour visiting and lecturing at
universities in the states.
The campus impressed Mr. Higgs very
much, according to M. H. Comeron, pro
fessor in the economics department, who
conducted him over it. He particularly
admires the large grounds around Amer
ican colleges, which he attributes to the
cheapness of land here, and thinks so
much green and beauty should be con
ducive to study. In England where land
is expensive buildings are placed around
a court, he said. He was also partic
ularly interested in the collection of
Chinese garments in the Woman’s
Dinner Given at Osborn
At dinners given for him at the Os
burn hotel, Saturday evening, where a
number of economic majors were pres
ent, and Sunday with faculty members
present, Mr. Higgs gave talks and ex
pressed his opinion that general edu
cation is of vital importance. No stu
dent should attempt to specialize until
he has a general education as a founda
tion and if he must choose between the
two, the broadening influence of the lat
ter is more likely to make him a good
citizen and successful man.
Speaking of international affairs, Mr.
Higgs said he thought matters between
Germany and France would take a turn
for better or worse soon. He believes
that France is right in taking the posi
tion she has and that Germany, is not as
poor as she pretends to be and could
pay the reparation money. It would,
however, he thought, place the president
of Germany and the government in
rather a dilemma as to raise the money
it would be necessary to increase taxes.
The wealthy and the nobility, on one
hand, would probably object maintaing
that the tax was a result of democracy,
and would work for the return of the
old government.
To place the burden on the poorer
classes might lead to bolshevism and an
archism. The hope of settling the ques
tion peaceably seems to depend upon some
of the spirited people there coming to a
realization of their position and raising
the tax. If they don’t come to terms in
the near future, Mr. Higgs is afraid
that it will lead to serious trouble, and
that the Polish army, a million strong,
trained and armed by the French, may
close in on Germany on the east and
France come in on the west.
Contrary to what some newspapers say,
England is in no danger of having the
labor element in control of the govern
Mr. Higgs has given 3000 books from
his library to the League of Nation.
He is a contributor to economic peri
odicals in this country.
tion fees before today will be eligible
to vote. There were 33 students who had
not paid their fees at 5 o ’clock yester
day, according to E. P. Lyon, cashier of
the University.
Other rules for election are that the
ballot distributor shall give but one bal
lot to each voter and ballots shall be re
ceived from no other source; no one
shall be allowed to vote unless his or
her name appears upon the poll book; no
electioneering or soliciting of votes shall
bo permitted within the limits established
around the polls by the inspectors; and
the ballots shall be counted by the elec
tion officers immediately after closing
the polls, and the results of the election
shall be posted on the bulletin board in
Villard hall as soon as the counting is
Election Officers Selected
The officials chosen by Dick Sunder
leaf, chairman, are: Imogene Letcher,
Margaret Jackson , Bernice Altstock,
Leon Culbertson, Eddie Edlunds, Chloe
Thompson, Georgia Benson, Paul Sayre,
Ben Reed, Lloyd LaLands, Jimmy
Meek, Ellen McVeigh, Hal Simpson, Ed
na Largent, Margaret Scott, Rndd Brown.
All those notified to work on the bal
lots before election may iook on a sche
(Continued on page three.)
Letter/ Sent to Organizations
By Carl Onthank
In a letter addressed to the Student
Council,' W.oman’s League, Inter-fra
ternity, Pan-hellenic, and various other
student societies and organizations,
Karl Onthank, secretary of the student
advisory committee, states the atti
tude of that committee on the n. s. f.
“Although the month of April was
not the test month, the student advisory
committee has a list of 63 n. s. f.
checks which cleared through Eugene
banks, with one bank reporting for a
period considerably less than a month.
In accordance with the informal agree
ment between the students represent
ing various campus organizations and
the student, advisory committee, the
month of May is to be the test month,
during which it is understood students
will eliminate so far as possible the
passing of bad checks.
It is the purpose of the committee
by this communication fo remind all
students that the committee has sus
pended action in n. s. f.s check cases
until the first of June, at which time
it will survey the reports from the
banks on checks returned during the
month of May, and will govern its ac
tion according to the degree of reduc
tion jn the number of checks. The com
mittee hopes that students self-govern
ment, in the broad sense, will be able
to cope with this evil and that faculty
intervention will not be necessary.
A picture of the U. H. S. basket ball
team, which won the state high school
championship, has been sent for publi
cation in the Spalding basketball guide.
Seven men, Powers, Ridings, Bradley,
McCormick, Hempe, Hanks and Ruch
are included in the picture which also
shows the silver loving cup and the bas
ketball gained with the championship.
Women’s Group Makes 2.63,
Highest Average Ever
Won at University
Top Place for Organizations of
Men Held by Local
Sigma Pi Tau
Delta Delta Delta, women’s fratern
ity, has the honor of having not only
the highest average of any living organ
ization for the winter term at 2.63, but
according to figures on file at the reg
istrar’s office, the organization has
made the highest average ever made by
any living organization at any time on
the University campus, the record up
to this time being that of Alpha Chi
Omega, which averaged 2.66 in the win
ter term of 1920-21.
Thacher cottage is second on the list
with 2.71. Sigma Pi Tau, new men’s
fraternity, which has just been rogan
izd, heads the men’s houses, with an
average of 2.95, just .32 below the
Delta Delta Delta average.
Winter Grades Highest
Grades are always higher during the
winter term than in either the fall or
spring term, since figurs taken from the
records for the last two years show that
the highest average is always for the
winter term.
The Kappa Alpha Theta record for
last term of 2.95 is .31 points lower than
the highest average for this term, while
the lowest average of last term of 4.12
is 1.30 points lower than the lowest
record of 3.82 made for this term.
The wemen’s average for this term
is 2.98, while for last term it was 3.25,
a decrease of .27. The men have also
decreased their average from 3.71 for
last term to 3.46 for the winter term,
a gain of .25.
List is Given
The following is a list of house aver
ages as compiled by the registrar’s
1. Delta Delta Delta . 2.03
2. Thacher Cottage . 2.71
3. Alpha Chi Omega. 2.73
4. Kappa Alpha Theta . 2.80
5. Alpha Omicron Pi .—. 2.82
6. Tau Nau . 2.904
7. Alpha Phi . 2.908
8. Sigma Pi Tau . 2.95
9. Alpha Delta Pi . 2.98
10. Pi Beta Phi . 3.03
11. Alpha Xi Delta .3.04
12. Gamma Phi Beta . 3.11
13. Kappa Gamma . 3.12
14. Delta Zeta . 3).1(3
15. Delta Gamma . 3.15
16. Hendricks Hall* . 3.17
17. Friendly Hall . 3.18
18. Chi Omega . 3.20
19. Susan Campbell Hajl . 3.30
20. Beta Theta Pi . 3.32
21. Sigma Chi .-. 3.30
22. Phi Sigma Pi -.-. 3.38
23. Phi Gamma Delta . 3.39
24. Alpha Beta Chi .3.41
25. Sigma Nu .— 3.43
26. Alpha Tau Omega . 3.44
27. Phi Kappa Psi . 3.45
28. Kappa Sigma . 3.47
29. Kappa Delta Phi . 3.52
30. Chi Psi .-. 3.57
31. Bachelordon . 3.58
32. Sigma Alpha Epsilon .r..~ 3.59
33. Delta Theta Phi . 3 73
34. Phi Delta Theta .3.74
35. Delta Tau Delta . 3.82
Women’s average . 2.98
Men’s average .- 3.46
(Continued on page three.)
Textbooks Claimed to be Written
For Paying Off Family Mortgage
By Monte Byers
Textbooks. How many of us read
them and how many of us would like
to get our talons entwined about the
throat of the persons who write them!
It is a fact that most of us hate to
browse about in an assigned textbook.
When one looks at some of the text
books we use here, he wonders what
they are all about and why thy were
written. Are textbooks sold by the
number of pages or by what is in them.
If it is the former, some authors of
texts ought to have money enough to
settle down and live well for the rest
I of their lives.
Some of the books we use here are
masterpieces when it comes to the num
ber of pages and the choice of the
words. They resemble one of these mar
athon dance contests, with the writer
sitting down at the typewriter and
reeling off ream after ream of stuff,
i No doubt he has a limit, but when he
j reaches that place, he decides to go
on and by the time he finishes has suc
ceeded in concealing the subject matter
in the midst and mazes of a well ap
pointed dictionary.
To read some of these masterpieces
necessitates continual reference to Web
ster and by the time the student has
finished tli book, he knows no more
than when he started.
By the appearance of some of their
works it looks as if the author wrote
more for the purpose of paying off the
mortgage on tho old farm than for any
educational reason. Of course the stu
dent does have the chance to pick up
a number of words that he might never
have known, but it’s usually the case
that as soon as he has finished the
text he is so sour on it that he makes
it a point to forget everything.
Might be a good idea to have a set
of rules governing the writing of text
books, involving more simplicity, brev
ity, and sticking to subject matter and
not trying to outdietion the dictionary.