SOPHOMORES AND FRESHMEN PUCE NAMES ON BALLOT Nomination Meetings Choose Candidates for Race for Next Year’s Offices JUNIOR MEETING IS TODAY Yearlings Postpone Polling Until Tomorrow; Sophs to Elect Today With 17 freshmen nominated for k, sophomore class officers for next year, and 12 sophomores in the race for jun ior offices, today’s elections ought to be lively and interesting. The nomi-. nees for junior president are Ted Gil lenwaters, Milton Steiner, and Bon Woodward. James Leake, Floyd Mc Kalson, Fred Martin and Kenneth Ste phenson are out for sophomore execu tive. The freshmen will not have their elec tion today, as was planned, but will wait until tomorrow. A committee ap pointed by President Eugene Rich mond at the meeting yesterday, de cided in a conference last night to hold over the election and to have ballots printed. The committee, Rodney Keat ing, Marian Hill and Clarence Toole, also set the hours that the polls will be open as 10:00 a. m. to 4 p. m. and the polling place as the hall downstairs in Villard. Sophs Elect Today Sophomore elections will be held this afternoon from 10:00 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., at the same place. The ballots will not be printed but the names of the candidates will be put on a bulletin board, and the voters will write in their choices. Junior elections for next year’s senior officers will be held in Villard from 10:00 to 3:00 Thursday. Claude Robinson will be chairman. Senior nominations will be held to day in a junior class meeting in the assembly hall, at 5:00 p. m. Candidates for sophomore and jun ior offices were put forward yesterday afternoon at class meetings in Villard. At the ’25 gathering members of the class were reminded of the importance of getting the best officers for next year, because of the junior week-end work that they will have to shoulder. A vote of appreciation to retiring offi cers was passed unanimously by the class. Many Candidates Enter The freshmen, in nominating candi dates for their president when they are sophomores, took into consideration principally the ability of the men in taking charge of the class of ’27. Other candidates were put in the race with the ”1 have in mind a—” of associated student nomination assembly fame. The candidates for junior positions are: President: Ted Gillenwaters, Milton Steiner, Don Woodward; vice-presdient: Mary Harris, Marie Myers; secretary, Helen Atkinson, Florence Blake, Ra chel Chezem, Margaret Powers, Cath erine Spall; treasurer, Wendell Law rence, Frank Wright. The candidates for sophomore offi ces aTe: President: James Leake, Floyd Mc Kalson, Fred Martin, Kenneth Stephen son: vice-president, Anna DeWitte, Catharine Lyons, Anna McCabe; secre tary, Marion Bowman, Mary Brandt, Adrienne Hazard, Freda Runes: treas urer, Lea MsoPike; sergeant at arms, Gordon Bennett, Paul Krausse, Steele Winterer PLEDGING IS ANNOUNCED Phi Sigma Pi announces the pledging of Monte Byers of Portland. STUBBORN BRUINS OUTWIT JAUNTERS Geologists Get Out of Awkward Position Now this is a bear story. Fish stor ies cannot scale the heights up which the heavy quadrupeds amble near Lucky Boy mine is the opinion of Ian Campbell and George Biggs, geology majors. But the two rock artists let fly a few big notes when they rounded a bend and saw not a hundred yards away three black bears. Yeah—those brunoes put the pets of little Goldilocks to blear-eyed shame. There were two big bears and one little bear (just like little Goldilock’s col lection.) Our heroic gallants did not gallop away as their feet urged them to. They fingered their pre-historic cast-iron mal let and forth sallied a few lightning blue expletives to decide who would examine the geography of the bear’s, ears. Time passed. The bears scrutinized the low-brows a little distance away. The “homines sapiennes” stored away in their cranial bulbs such frightful de tails as to the left hind foot, third toe, having a millimeter of nail missing. The stragetic movement was yet to be achieved. Storming the shaggy brutes was deemed inadvisable, for rea sons best known to the warriors. Flank ing was impossible, owing to the geo graphical situation, and certain tenta tive objections on the part of the mid-1 night trio. However since the bears were too cowardly, too lacking in that cognitive process known as thinking, to advance, the wiser and more discriminating ge ologists uttered a few choice impreca tions and left undisputed the hundred yard yawning canyon that lay between the hostile parties. PATTERSON TO ENGAGE IN TRI-STATE CONTEST Orations to be Given at Moscow Tomorrow; Prize is $100 Paul Patterson, Oregon ’a veteran de bater and orator left this morning for Moscow, Idaho, where he will repre sent the University in the Tri-State or the Northwest oratorical contest tomor row night. Other institutions competing in the meet are the University of Wash ington and the University of Idaho. The contest is conducted by the bar asso ciation of Seattle which offers a prize of $100 to the student whom the judges select as giving the best oration. “The Statue of Liberty, Her Back to the World,” is the title of Patter son’s oration. It is a plea for America to take an international attitude and to take part in the reconstruction of Europe. Forensic coaches declare the speech to be well written and of a most vigorous and worth while theme. Sev eral who have heard the oration say it is one of the best they have ever heard. The contest tomorrow will be the second of its nature in which Patterson has participated this year. He repre sented the University at the Old Line state oratorical contest held earlier in the year. The Northwest oratorical meet is an annual event, and is staged each year at one of the competing institutions. Last year it was held at the University of Washington, this year at the Univer sity of Idaho and the University of Ore gon will be next year’s meeting place. Balph Bailey was the University orator at the contest held in Seattle last year, when Idaho captured first place. Balph Hoeber, now graduate assistant in the departments of economics and public speaking, won the prize at the oratorical contest three years ago. The Knees of the Bee and the Snake’s Hips Ain’t So, But» By E. J. H. Despite the modern phrase to the con trary, the snake really has no hips and the knees of the bee are, after all, some what mythical. Having thus dispelled two pretty illusions at one fell swoop, let’s be on with the proper intent of this yarn. The P. E. girls, having decided that too many Oregon co-eds were trying to emulate the physical properties of the reptile family in regards to streamline hips, hitched slantwise across the body in Spanish bandolier fashion, conceived of a great idea. There would be a posture drive with publicity, stunts, music and all the ap purtenances, conveyances, instruments, and hereditaments pertaining thereto and therefor. All rights protected, in cluding the Scandinavian. So tomorrow the drive is on! First we herald the Hump family in a neat and tidy skit of multifold shapes. The Humps, be it admitted, are the creation of Mildred Brown, and may be seen at the Co-op, the Women’s building, and also at one or more other places during the next two days. This, the curtain raising feature of the drive, is likewise intended as a shoulder rais ing feature. The Humps are perhaps the crookedest family outside of cap tivity. Corvallis papers please copy. Today there will also be the exhi bition and judging of several posture posters in the Woman’s building. The judges include all women of the gym classes and any stray girl who happens to be in the building during the day. Later these posters will be placed at various spots on the campus for pub lic consumption. Likewise there is now open for gen eral inspection a display of women’s shoes. What to wear, how to wear ’em, (Continued on page three.) UNKNOWN rOUTKS POUR SHOTS INTO STUDENT'S CAPE Craft Belonging to Herman Blaesing Stolen and Riddled by Boys CASE REPORTED TO SHERIFF Fairmount Gang Suspected Because of Threats of Vengeance A canoe owned by Herman Blaesing, Delta Tau Delta, was stolen from the mill race portage late Monday evening and shot full of holes by a suspected leader of a roughneck bunch of boys living in the Fairmount district, known to University officials as the “Fair mount Gang.” The canoe was complete ly riddled with bullet holes, 13 being the actual count. Bussell Gowans and Blaesing had gone up the race about 5 o ’clock in the canoe and left the boat at the portage taking out the lazy backs, paddles and cushions before they set out for their destination. At 5:30 the canoe was still at the portage and about 15 min utes later the men heard shots in the river, but did not think anything about them, nor even fearing for the safety of their canoe. At 5:40 the men went for their canoe and were surprised to find it missing. They walked back to the house and returned to the head of the mill-race in another canoe. Missing Canoe Found Upon their arrival they perceived the missing canoe on the opposite side of the river and started after it. As they paddled across the river a young fellow was found paddling the stolen canoe back to the mill-race side of the river with a small piece of wood. Gowans and Bleasing asked the lone canoeist what he was doing with their canoe, to which he replied that he had found it floating down the Willamette river and was returning it to the other side. They then gave him a paddle and he took the boat back to the portage. Previous to the appearance of Gowans and Blae sing at the portage the lone canoeist had asked a party of girls who were on the island to witness the fact that he bad not shot the canoe full of holes and that he was only towing it back to the portage. The reason for the renewed attack of the Fairmount gang is believed to be in the fact that the gang two weeks ago built a raft at the head of the race and accused University students of cut ting it loose. It is revenge that they are seeking and have declared that they will not stop until they have done $500 damage to the University canoeists. Sheriff Given Details The details of the affair have been given to the Lane county sheriff who is working on the case. The present outbreak is thought to be a continuation of the gang who an noyed University canoeists in 1913 and 1914. In the spring of 1914 a canoe party was attacked with rocks by a bunch of town ruffians and created a stir in the University life. As a result of this attack a group of men of the Beta Theta Pi and Sigma Nu frater nities formed an organization, and dis guised half of the party in women’s clothes and went up the race to break up the gang. A battle is reported to have taken place but no hand to hand affairs. There was a rumor on the cam pus at that time to the effect that the University students were carrying fire arms and meant to use them in case any more attacks were made. This report tended to break up the activities of the gang. A good clue is believed to have been obtained as to who is the ringleader of the gang and with the authorities work ing on the case an arrest may be ex pected any time and the identity of the gang discovered. The age of the mem bers of the group is believed to be be tween 20 and 25. R. 0. T. C. TO MARCH MAY 30 Colonel Sinclair Bequests All Cadets to Participate Memorial Day An invitation to the R. O. T. C. cadets to turn out for the parade on Memorial day, received recently from the patriot ic organizations in Eugene which are in charge of the program for the day, has been accepted by Colonel Sinclair, for the men. All men still taking the military work have been told of the invitation and are asked to turn out to help honor the na tional heroes, but those who have fin ished drilling are requested by the Col onel to put on their uniforms once more and be in the parade. No equipment can be turned in, nor can the $10 de posit be recovered until after May 30. The R. O. T. C. band, which was pre viously asked to play in the services will probably come out. SWISS FOLK LORE AND LOCAL COLOR INCORPORATED IN OPERETTA BY FACULTY WOMAN Idea and Setting of “The Hour Hand” Inspired tor Mrs. A. L. Beck by Residence in Alpine Country Last Summer “The Hour Hand,” folk opera com posed by Mrs. Anna Landsbury Beck of University of Oregon school of music, will be produced at the Heilig theatre in Eugene on May 31, under the direc tion of the author, with a cast drawn from the musical talent of the Univer sity. The opera is based entirely upon Swiss folk music and folklore, much of which was collected in Switzerland last summer by Mrs. Beck, during the Euro pean tour conducted by faculty mem bers of the school of music. Mrs. Beck’s father was a Swiss, a native of the Bernese Alps, which accounts in part for her interest in the traditions and folklore of the Swiss people. She had carried on research work in the life and history of Swiss villages, and in the work of the herdsmen, clockmakers, and other characters that appear in her opera, for over two years. The folk songs, however, upon which Mrs. Beck has based the music of her opera, were not obtainable in this country, and it was in little Alpine villages, little ham i lets of the Oberland, that she collected the tunes and songs now woven into “The Hour Hand.” The opera is given in an historical setting, the drama being of historical significance. It does not pretend to be chronologically correct, but it is not inaccurate, or, as the author expressed it, “it all could have happoncd.” It brings out the Swiss spirit of indepen dence, the people’s value of, and strug gle for liberty. The spirit of the entire opera is the carnival spirit for the month May is the time of the year, when the herds are taken to the pasturelands of the high Alps. The departure of the herds is an occasion of great festivity in Swiss vil lage life. Acts I and II are concerned with preparations for the festival, and Act III shows the festival itself, with gay music and folk dances. One of the events of this time of merrymaking is the striking for the first time of a great clock, made by the master clock continued on page three.) THE GREAT BHOXOPP” TO BE STAGED TOMORROW Ingenious Plot is Presented in Guild Hall Production “ Broxopp’s Beans for Babies” though a very euphonious phrase for adver tising, presents a question, as it did to the wife in “The Great Broxopp,” Guild Hall’s next play, a three act com eny by Milne, to be staged tomorrow, Friday and Saturday. “Why Beans?” asked Mrs. Broxopp of her husband. “Why not beans?” the Great Broxopp answered and when the lady asked timidly whether babies liked beans he anounced, “They will when I start advertising.” Nor was Broxopp far from wrong. He made his name famous and a pass word. It was repeated in conversations many times a day. It blazed forth from card signs and posters. He was the Great Broxopp, an advertising gen ius. Which was all very well until the young Broxopp grew up and went to Eton and to Oxford and encountered the ridicule and the haranguing that was the prize of having a name that was common coin in the hands of those interested in patent medicine ailments. And to make matters worse, the son had been posed for the picture that went with the ad, and grinned toothless in quiry “Are you a Broxopp Baby?” to the general populace. The plot would never have existed if there had been no beautiful girl who made Jack very conscious of the pos ters. There being one, he was inclined to disagree with what his father con sidered the first things. Broxopp fur nishes an interesting study of the typi cal busines man with all the cutomary reactions and a good share of homely human nature mixed in. He is a sort of a stage Mr. Babbitt. Mr. Milne, whose play it is, has been very successful in his productions, this particular one to be produced in the United States for the first time next season. Great successes of his in the past have been “Mr. Pirn,” “Truth about Blayds,” “Dover Road” and “Be linda.” LIBRARY GETS RARE BOOKS Dr. M. E. Jamagin Donates Collection of Thomas Jefferson’s Writings What is believed to be an unusual collection of the writings of Thomas Jefi^son, entitled ’’Memoir, Corres pondence and Miscellanies,” has been donated the University library recent ly by Dr. M. E. Jamagin of Coburg. The work comes in three volumes and was edited in 1829 by Thomas Jefferson Randolph. According to M. H. Douglas, librarian, the fact that the work is not listed in any of the auction sale cata logs of old books, indicates that the edi tion is rare. The library has received a large number of rare old books from different sources lately, books which are interesting from the standpoint of their age, and which are valuable addi tions to the library. WOMEN’S OREGON CLUB ELECTS Frances Marion Douglas was elected president of the Women’s Oregon club for the ensuing year at a meeting held at the Bungalow last night. Other offi cers elected included Bertha Atkinson, vice-president; Emily Huston, secre tary and Thelma Kimberling, treasurer. Dorothy Cushman is the retiring presi dent. For the remainder of the term meetings will be held every Monday night at the Bungalow instead of every two weeks as waa the custom formerly. MASONIC TEMPLE 111 BE BUILT NEAR CAMPUS Craftsmen Club Home May Be Ready by Next Fall Plans for a Masonic club house val ued at over $10,000 are being formu lated by the Craftsmen club, University Masonic organization, and construction on the proposed building may begin this summer in order to have it ready for use next year, according to Bobert F. Callahan, president of the club. Two lots on 14th Avenue, in the rear of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house, have been purchased by the Eugene Masons for the site of the building. The house will be a Masonic Temple and not a fraternity or living organiza tion, said Callahan. The actual build ing plans for the club house have not yet been made, but it will be either a one or two story structure. Plans will be discussed at tho meeting of the club which will be held next Thursday. The local Masons purchased the lots and at least some of the money for con struction will be furnished by the Grand Lodge. A week from next Friday, Callahan or a committee of the Craftsmen will confer with the Past Master’s Associa tion of Medford on details of the fi nancial backing of the project. Last Saturday evening a committee of the Past Masters of Eugene and a commit tee of the Craftsmen met with G. G. Brown, Grand Master of Oregon, at the Hotel Osborne, to discuss plans for the club house. The committee of Eugene Masons who bought the lots for the building consisted of Bobert Callahan, Fred Fisk, a member of the board of regents, Senator Henry A. Tromp, M. M. Davis and Gordon Fish. An election of officers will be held at the meeting of the club next Thurs day. The present officers are Bobert Callahan, president; Prof. Frank A. Nagley. vice-president; Shirley Ed wards, secretary; and Wesley Frater, treasurer. WOMEN TEAMS PICKED FOR CLASS NET MEET Tennis Tournament to Begin this Week; Intercollegiate Games with O. A. C. Follow on May 26 The class teams for women's tennis have been chosen, following a series of tryout tournaments. Tho personnel of the teams as announced by Dorcas Conklin, head of this sport is as fol lows; freshmen,Marjorie Vale, Anna De Witt, Chloe Bobcrts and Dora Gor don; sophomores, Inez Fairchild, Mil dred Crain, Augusta De Witt and Flor ence Huntress; juniors, Adah Harkness, Irene Perkins, Florence Baker, Maude Graham; seniors, Wave Leslie, Margar et Clark, Mildred Brown and Leah Greenbaum. The freshman-sophomore and junior senior interclass tournaments starting this week, must be completed by six o ’clock Friday, May 25. The schedule of games has been posted at the en trance of the gym at the Woman’s building. The interclass intercollegiate games with O. A. C. will be played here May 26, according to the following schedule: 10 o’clock, freshmen doubles; sopho more doubles. 11 o’clock, junior singles; senior sin gles. 2 o’clock, freshmen singles; sopho more singles. 3 o’clock, junior doubles; senior doubles. MIID'STIIIICK TEAM SHAPING IIP FOB SEATTLE TILT Men Encouraged by Showing Made Against Aggies in Dual Meet Friday SQUAD OF SIXTEEN WILL GO Washington Is Redoubtable for Oregon; Close Score Is Anticipated Encouraged by the excellent showing against the strong Aggie squad last Saturday, Bill Hayward’s track men aro working hard to get in good shape for another dual meet this week-end, the annual affair with the University of Washington which is billed for the Seattle stadium next Saturday after noon. Sixteen men will be taken to Seattle for this event most of whom Coach Hayward has already selected. The un expected strength shown by the Lemon Yellow in a number of events last Sat urday has boosted the varsity chances considerably for the tilt with the Hus kies, and prospects for a victory are far from dim. Washington lias a strong well-balanced squad this year but her strength seems to be concentrated in the same events that Oregon is strong in which indicates that the meet will be a close, hard-fought affair. “I expect a very close meet," said Bill Hayward yesterday. “Washington has a well-balanced track squad but we will also present a extra strong ar ray and should give them a good rub.” Team Personnel Chosen Bill is fairly well decided on who he will take to Seattle for every event except the pole vault. In this event Ralph Spearow is a sure bet but Shrimp Phillips and Holdman will have to vault it out this week to get the trip. In the century dash Oregon will bo repre sented by Captain Larson and Del Ober teuffer. These two will also run in the 220 with the aid of Lucas. The 440 will be circled by Yic Risley and Art Rosebraugh. For the half-mile Oregon has “Speed” Peltier and Bill Kays. Pel tier will also run in the mile together with Curry. Guy Koepp is Oregon’s representative in the two-mile. Hunt, Bowles and Larson will participate in the low hurdles. Hunt and Bowles will also run in the high hurdles. Starr and Bylor will put the shot and hurl the javelin. Byler also will take part in the discus throw together with Kamma, who won this event last Saturday. Bowles and Spearow are billed for the broad-jump and Spearow and Stivers for the high jump. Belay Team Unpicked From this group Bill has yet to se lect a relay team. Hardenburg who is suffering from a bad leg will probably be unable to get in shape by Saturday leaving Oregon somewhat weak in this respect. The fact that Washington is strong was displayed a eouple of weeks ago when the Huskies walked away with their meet against W. S. C. by the score of 98 to 33, taking first place in every event but two. Tlie Seattle ath letes took all three places in the 100 and first and second places in the 220, 440, half-mile, discus, shot-put, pole vault, high-jump and broad-jump. How ever the marks made in the meet were on the whole no better than those set by Hayward’s men in the meet with the Aggies and some were several notches lower. Hence Oregon should be able to cop enough places to give the Hus kies an excellent fight for the laurels. One of the features of the Saturday meet will no doubt be the 100-yard dash in which Captain Larson of Oregon and Vic Hurley of Washington are sche duled to compete. Theso two aro prob ably among the fastest century men in the Northwest and it would not be sur prising if either of them toppled a rec ord this year. Last Saturday Larson captured the 100 in the fast time of 9:9 seconds while in the W. 8. C. meet Hurley took this event in 10 seconds flat. In the Oregon-Washington meet last year the Lemon-Yellow speedster nosed out Hurley by tearing off the dash in 9 and 4-5 seconds. | ABSENCES MUST BE MADE UP With less than a full month of school work left those men in physical edu cation classes who have excused ab sences in excess of three will have to make them up before the end of the term if credit is expected. If they are not made up no credit can be given. All regular classes including restricted men and specials will have posture drill on Friday of this week at the regular gym hour. Resrticted men and specials can take the drill at any time during j the day when it is most convenient for I them—during regular class hours at 9, 10, 11, 2 and 3 on Friday.