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    Oregon Daily Emerald
VOLUME XXV
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1923
NUMBER 39
NED LEWIS WINS
SPEAKING CONTEST
U. S. C. Represenative Takes
Y First Honors; Robert Littler,
Stanford, Gets Second Prize
OREGON AND U. OF C. TIE
Criminal Syndicalism Laws Is
General Subject; Men Given
One Hour to Prepare Talks
Ned Lewis, representing the Univer
sity of Southern California, won first
prize of $50 in the extempore speaking
contest held last night in Villard hall
under the auspices of the Pacific Coast
Forensic League. Second prize of $25
■was taken by Robert Littler, Stanford,
and honorable mention was given to
Fred Weller of Washington State Col
lege. Robert Goudy, Oregon Agricul
tural College, made fourth, while Ore
gon’s man, Martin Moore, and R. M.
Petty, from University of California,
A tied for fifth place.
The subjects for the speeches were
different phases of the criminal syndi
calism laws. Though the speakers were
notified of the general subject six
weeks ago, they were not informed
of their particular "aspect of it until
one hour before the contest began. At
that time they drew for their topic,
which carried with it the order of ap
pearance on the platform.
Winner Gives Argument
Lewis, winner of the first prize,
spoke on ‘‘Social Progress and the
Criminal Syndicalism Laws.” He main
tained that the laws, as they now exist,
are not compatible with social prog
ress, declaring that any government not
strong enough to stand criticism was
no strong enough to stand at all.
“Suppression is the mother of revo
lution. We must have the right of ex
pression, or social progress will not be
forward. And we cannot legislate this
thing out of existence, for such will
not be legislated out of existence.”
Robert Littler, who carried off the
\ second prize, speaking on “The Fu
ture of Criminal Syndicalism Laws,”
based his argument also on a disap
proval of the laws of syndicalism,
pointing out that, though the laws had
been in effect for several years, the
results obained had been more negative
than otherwise. He cited as examples
of a rational operation of such laws
the cases of France and England.
Subjects Are Listed
Fred Weller discussed “Criminal
Syndicalism Laws in Time of Peace,”
and declared that the laws were not
necessary, for anything which it was
essential for such laws to cover was
already taken care of by our previously
% existing laws governing sabotage, de
struction of property, crime and con
spiracy.
Other speakers and their subjects
were: Walter S. Greathouse, University
of Idaho, “The Origin and Development
of Criminal Syndicalism Laws”; Mar
tin S. Moore, University of Oregon,
“Criminal Syndicalism and the Right of
Free Speech and Free Expression”;
R. M. Petty, University of California,
“Criminal Syndicalism Laws as a War
Time Expedient”; Robert Goudy, O. A.
C. “The I. W. W. Movement and Crim
inal Syndicalism Laws”; R. F. Ayres,
Whitman college, “The Labor Miove
J ment and Criminal Syndicalism Laws.”
* Judges for the contest were forensic
coaches of the different schools, each
of whom rated all the contestants ex
cept the one from his own institution.
Dean William G. Hale of the law school,
presided as chairman. He paid high
tribute to the idea of such a gathering
and declared such an event was some
thing which would “develop a power!
which everyone on some occasion j
needs, the power to convince others
of what we believe.”
Perstein Presides
The first official meeting of the
conference was called to order yester
day morning in the lounge room of the
Woman’s building. The president
elected last spring, Robert Hilcher of
the University of Washington, resign
ed, so the vice president, Arnold Per
stein of the University of California,
presided. Dean Colin V. Dyment of
the college of literature, science and
the arts, addressed the conference.
Routine business, consisting of appoint
ment of committees, reading of peti
tions from colleges wishing to become
members of the conference, and a gen
eral outline of the work to be accom
plished at this session.
This morning there wil^ be another
session, also in the Woman’s building,
at which it is planned to adopt the new
i constitution, discuss further the peti
(Continued on page three)
Frosh Gets Lucky
Number and Wins
Shoe Shining Kii
Number 6-0-2 is the number. No,
it doesn’t belong to a wicked con
vict whose picture hangs in the
rogues’ gallery, nor is it an auto
mobilj; license, nor telephone
number, nor football signal, nor
anything like that. It is the lucky
number which won for Philip
Shulte, a freshman in the school
of business administration, the big,
handsome, prize-winning, shoe
shining kit.
Philip, like other dutiful fresh
men, as well as members of every
class in the University, had his ox
fords shined Thursday, the cele
brated junior shine day. Uncon
scious of everything but his shin
ing pedimental coverings, he left
the parlors located in front of the
library, clasping a small white slip
on which “602” was printed. This
was about noon.
Late Thursday evening numbers
were drawn. Out of the large
wooden box appeared “602.” The
possessor of the number was given
until 6 o ’clock last night to present
the matching number.
FIJIS AND PHI PSIS LEAD
IN BASKETBALL LEAGUE
Defeat of Beta Quintet Gives
Phi Gams Chance at Cup
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STANDING OF LEAGUE “A” |
W. It. Pet. |
2 0 1.000 |
2 0 1.000 |
1 1 .500 j
1 1 .500 |
1 1 .500 |
0 1 .000 |
0 1 .000 |
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The first week of play in the second
round of' the doughnut basketball
tournament was ended yesterday after
noon by the clean-cut defeat that the
Fiji quintet handed the strong Beta
Theta Pi squad by the score of 25-18.
This game proves that the Fiji team
will be one of the strong contenders for
the cup. Their teamwork is fast and
well trained and their shooting is un
usually accurate, which makes them
formidable! opponents for the lother
teams in league A.
In the game yesterday, Flynn, the
lanky Fiji center, seemed to find his
shooting eye and looped the basket for
many long and hard shots, scoring 12
points in all. Brown, the mainstay of
the winners’team, scored six points. For
the losers, Westergren, the fighting for
ward, played a wonderful doughnut
game and scored eight points for the
Beta team. Gunther followed second
with six field goals.
Getting the tip-off almost every time,
the Fiji team worked the ball down the
floor wih short snappy passes and suc
ceeded in ringing up a total of 16
against 7 for the losers in the first half
of the game. Coming back in the last
half, the Beta team played a finer game
and made the game seem doubtful <or
the winners when they had the score
16 to 15. Howeyer, their burst of fight
was overcome and the Fijis came out on
the long end of the score.
Delta Tau Delta forfeited their game
to Phi Delta Theta.
| Phi Kappa Psi .
] Phi Gamma Delta ..
| Sigma Chi .
| Phi Delta Theta ....
| Friendly Hall .
| Beta Theta Pi .
| Oregon Club .
I Delta Tau Delta ....
SECRECY IS MAINTAINED
UP TO DAY OF INFORMAL
Sophomore Class Holds Out Details of
Flans for Big Dance Tonight
and Creates Curiosity
Because of the strictest secrecy main
tained by the sophomore class up to the
very day of the big informal, people are
more than anxious to attend the dance
at the Armory tonight and “see foi
themselves.” Color motifs of burnt
orange, oriental green and gray give
promise of a brilliant and exotic scene,
The gaudy and splendid plumage o!
the East will be carried out in the cos
tumes of Gladys Noren and Katherine
Jane Seel in the feature dance which
they are to present. The orchestra too
is to be arrayed in oriental garb. Be
freshments are promised by the commit
tee in charge, but whether the Eastern
concoction planned will be too oriental
to eat remains as yet a secret.
This dance is sponsored by the sopho
more class and is one of the large col
lege dances of the year. No admittance
fee will be charged, so a crowd wil]
probably fill the hall. The women wil
appear in formal dresses, while the mei
dress informally.
EMERALD STUFF
Several Changes Are Made
in Reorganization for New
Seven Column Newspaper
P. I. N. S. WORK CHANGED
Margaret Morrison Placed
on Sunday as Day Editor;
Position on Morgue Is Open
With the new Emerald of seven col
ums soon to appear, a slight reorganiza
tion of the staff has been made by the
editior, according to the recommenda
tions of the editorial board. This is in
line with the policy of havihg a complete
re-appointment of the staff once each
term.
Margaret Morrison has been named
day editor of the Sunday staff, talcing
the place of Leonard Lerwill, who will
assist A1 Trachman on assignment work.
Sports Writer Added
One addition has been made to the
sports staff, Ward Cook being placed
on the list of writers. Pauline Bondurant
has been placed in charge of the new
P. I. N. S. work for the Emerald, as
outlined at the recent conference of the
Pacific Intercollegiate Press association
at Los Angeles. Norborne Berkeley will
assume charge of the exchange depart
ment. Edwin Fraser, formerly P. I. N. S.
editor, has been forced to give up his
position due to other activities.
Four additions have been made to the
news staff: Mary Clerin, Lilian Wilson,
Margaret Kressmann and Ned French.
Ben Maxwell, who writes “One Year Ago
Today,” will be on this staff also and
will write other special articles and fea
tures for the new paper.
Day Editors Named
Taylor Huston, Velma Famham, Bosa
lia Keber, Marian Lowry and Junior
Seton have been re-appointed day edi
tors. Bupert Bullivant, Douglas Wilson,
Jack Burleson, Walter Coover and Law
rence Cook will continue in their posi
tions as night editors.
Kenneth Cooper will direct the sports
writers and handle sport news from other
schools. Monte Byers, Bill Akers and
Ward Cook will write local sports stories.
On the Sunday Emerald, Clinton
Howard and A1 Trachman will hold their
places as Sunday editor and assignment
editor, respectively, while George Bel
knap, as night editor, will supervise the
proof and makeup.
News Staff Reappointed
The following have been re-appointed
to the news staff: Geraldine Boot, Mar
garet Skavlin, Norma Wilson, Henryetta
Lawrence, Helen Beynolds, Catherine
Spall, Lester Turnbaugh, Georgiana Ger
linger, Webster Jones, Margaret Vincent,
Phyllis Coplan, Kathrine Kressmann,
Frances Sanford, Eugenia Strickland,
Frances Simpson, Katherine Watson,
Velma Meredith, Mary West, Emily Hous
ton, Beth Fariss, Marion Playter and
Lyle Janz.
There are still some positions open on
the daily. Any person desiring to take
charge of the information department,
or “morgue,” is requested to see Don
Woodward, managing editor, in the
Journalism building. This position
would not necessarily require journalistic
training.
Staff Meeting Held
At the staff meeting held Thursday,
the following were present: Frances
Simpson, Velma Meredith, Helen Bey
nolds, Catherine Spall, Marian Lowry,
Mary Clerin, Ted Janes, Leonard Ler
will, John Piper, Jalmar Johnson, Wal
ter Coover, Jack Burleson, Phyllis Cop
lan, Norma Wilson, Bupert Bullivant,
Frances Sanford, Eugenia Strickland,
Margaret Skavlan, Bosalia Keber, Kathe
rine Kressmann, A1 Trachman, Jeanne
Gay, Taylor Huston, Georgiana Gerlinger,
Beth Fariss, Lawrence Cook and Mar
j garet Morrison.
LUTHERANS TO FORM CLUB
I Purpose Is to Promote Interest in Local
Church, Affirms Henrik son
“We are not organizing for the
| sake of organization, but to promote a
' real interest in the local church,” said
Ernest Henrikson in speaking of the
j plans for the Lutheran club, which he
| is in charge of organizing on the cam
pus. Members of his committee are
sounding individual opinion of student
members before any actual attempt at
organization will take place.
“We realize that the campus is al
ready over ‘organized’,” he said. “If
student response warrants it, we will
go ahead more definitely.”
Pledging Announced
Delta Omega announces the pledging
of Mary Crombie, of Portland.
TRUCK MEET TO
BE HELD TODA1
Purpose of Interclass Contesl
Is to Get Line on Possible
Varsity and Frosh Squads
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CLASSES URGED TO ENTER
Cross Country Race Scheduled
I for Afternoon; Runners to
Go Course of 2.4 Miles
Looming as one of the most interest
ing events on the program for the
day is the inter-class track meet to be
held on Hayward field, commencing at
10 o’clock. The purpose of the meet
is to get a line on possible varsity
and freshman material, from which
will be chosen the Oregon teams of
this year. The seniors and juniors will
combine and enter a strong aggregation
to contest the right for the champion
ship in inter-class track.
The sophomores will have some
dangerous contenders coming up from
the freshman team of last year. The
freshman “Babes” will turn out in
full force, and promise to give their
rivals a run for their money, with a
number of high school Btars entered.
According to Bill Hayward, these meets
are of vital importance in getting a
line on the possible material for the
development of a good track squad. It
is essential that every candidate who
has been out for practice and who
.hopes to make the squad should be
out there tomorrow; for it is out of
competition that track stars are made.
Men Asked to Sign Up.
Some of the classes have not as yet
entered men in all of the events. Those
intending to compete should get in touch
with Hayward as soon as possible, and
if this is impossible, Bill says to turn
out*on the field in a suit and run any
way. There will be some hotly contest
ed events and the different classes
should have enough “pep” to turn out
and help their class win.
In the afternoon the doughnut cross
country race will be run off, before the
Frosh game with the TT. of W. Frosh.
The first five or six men finishing in
this event, who are eligible for varsity
competition, will represent Oregon in
the annual race with O. A. C. a week
from today. A total of 55 entrants
have signed up for this event to re
present their various houses, so some
likely competition is assured all.
Many Events Scheduled
The events and entrants for .the
interclass track meet in the morning
are, as they have signed up-to-date:
100-yard dash—Freshmen: Hoblitt,
Moore, Vernon and Cook. Sophomores:
Ross, Snyder, Haydon and Kelsey. No
upper class entrants as yet have been
made.
There will be no 220-yard race, which
place will be taken by the relay.
The 440 will be 320 yards—Sophom
ores: Ager and Rutherford. Upper
class: Rosenberg.
50-yard high hurdles—Sophomores:
Kelsey.
120-yard low hurdles—Sophomores:
Kelsey. Freshmen: Rodda.
Broad jump—Sophomores: Snyder
and Kelsvy. Freshmen: Hoblitt, Ver
non, Gray and Price. Upperclass:
Spearrow and Rosenberg.
Belay Race Shortened
The candidates for the 220 will run
a relay, with each man running 165
yards.
The 880-yard race will be reduced to
660 yards—Sophomores: Monte, Ruther
ford, Dahl and Gehrke. Freshmen:
Swank and Barnett.
High jump—Sophomores: Eby and
Tuck. Freshmen: Hoblitt and Price.
Juniors and seniors: Spearrow.
Shotput—Sophomores: Beatty and
Stockwell; Frosh: Moore.
Javelin—Sophomores: Beatty and
Stockwell. Freshmen: Gray.
Cross Country Has Long Course
The entrants in the cross-country
, race in the afternoon will follow this
I course. The runners will encircle the
track once and then will hit out into
! the open country over the golf course,
! through the cemetery road, over to 19th
street, down 19th to Villa'd, Villard
to 15th and back into the field and
once around the track, comprising a
course of some 2.4 miles. This length
was deemed sufficient for the contest
ants at such an early time in their
training. Each house should have a
distinguishing mark for their entrants
as colored basketball jerseys or num
! bers. The runners entered from their
respective houses are as follows:
Alpha Tau Omega: McCune, Gillen
water, Rosenberg, Anderson, Shroeder
Tomlinson.
I Bachelordon: M'cOall, Crary, Skin
1 ner, Hall, Miller.
i
(Continued on page fonr.)
Member of Company
Who Acts as Manager
"■■■——— —
Ted Baker
Ife'
SALE OE ‘DOVER ROAD’
TICKETS STARTS TODAY
All Star Cast in Clever Comedy;
Frosh Dates in Order
Tickets for “Dover Road,’ the Mask
and Buskin piny, will be on sale be
ginning this noon at the Heilig theater,
it has been announced by Ted Baker
who is managing the production. Tho
tickets will be 50 and 75 cents for the
entire house.
The group has been working hard
on the play under the direction of
Fergus Reddie for some time, and it
has been predicted that the comedy
will be an immense success by those
who have seen the rehearsals.
Betty Robinson, Ted Baker, Dave
Swanson, Kate Pinneo, Darrell Lar
son and Virgil Mulkoy comprise the
cast, and have all starred in company
plays before.
“Dover Road” is a t^uly amusing
story with a purely comedy plot deal
ing with the familiar situations of
couples falling in love, and with the
unusual element introduced of the elder
man whose hobby it is to show these
erring couples their follies, by showing
them to each other at inauspicious
moments. Tho play is a succession of
clever lines.
Dean Esterly has agreed that in the
case of the Mask and Buskin play
freshmen women may have dates and
be permitted to attend, although it is
in the middle of tho week and ordin
arily not the thing to do.
SECOND ORCHESTRA HAS
NUMBER OF OPENINGS
Wind Instruments Specially Needed,
According to Director Walstrom;
No Experience Required
There are still a great many vacan
cies to be filled in the second orchestra,
and mainly for the following instru
ments: cello, saxophone, trombone,
clarinet and cornet.
A large number of students have
turned out for this orchestra, but to
make it a success, there will have to be
more competition, says Theodore Wal
strom, director, who urges anyone that
can play any kind of an instrument,
whether they are experienced or inex
perienced, to be present at the regular
meeting next Tuesday at 4:45 in Vil
lard hall. This rehearsal will be very
important, for at that time new work
is to be taken up.
Mr. Walstrom considers work in the
second orchestra the finest preparation
one can possibly get for the first or
chestra, or for any kind of orchestral
work.
It is not too late to become a mem
ber, and .anyone that isl interested
should get in touch with Theodore Wal
strom as soon as possible, either at the
school of music or by calling 922Y.
DEAN STRAUB IMPROVING
Grand Old Man Able to Walk; Hopes to
be in Eugene for Homecoming
Dean Straub is well on the road to
recovery. President and Mrs. Camp
bell visited him while in Portland for
the Oregon-Stanford game and were
surprised to sec Oregon’^ “Grand old
man” walking the corridors for short
intervals. He is grateful for the many
letters and messages received during
the first part of his illness, but ex
pressed the wish that they continue.
He is also ready to receive visitors
and students spending this week-end in
Portland are invited to see him at the
Portland Surgical hospital. It is the
ardent wish of the Dean, as well as
the hope of all his friends, that he
will be here for Homecoming.
FRESHMEN BUTTLE
HUSKY YEARLINGS
Today Marks Close of Season
for Local Eleven; Hard
Fought Contest Expected
FANS TO SEE KICKING DUEL
Washington Babes on First
Trip Here; Likely Material
Seen for 1924 Varsity
The freshman eleven winds up the
season today with the first year team
from the University of Washington.
In the past two years the local young
sers have succumbed to the Northern
ers, but this year the issue is at a
standoff. This is also the first appear
ance of the Washington babes on the
Oregon gridiron and a chance will be
given the fans to see what kind of
material Bagshaw will have for his
varsity in 1924.
Everything points to a close game
with neither squad having much edge.
The Seattle squad is not as strong as
in the last two years, and on their
home field the local freshmen have a
chance to break the winning of the
W ashingtonians.
With the exception of Jones, fullback,
the yearling squad is ready to go the
limit when the whistle sets the teams
in motion. If Jones does not go in,
Williams has three men from which to
select his plunger. Socolofsky may be
drawn in from halfback, or Williams
can use either Leavitt or Vitus. The
latter looked good in scrimmage Thurs
day and may get the assignment.
Few Berths Certain
Agee is sure to start at right half.
Stonebreaker, Post and Kiminki are
ready to relieve the regulars if neces
sary. In Harrison and Mimnaugh the
freshmen have two able field gen
erals. It is likely that Harrison will
open the tilt against the invaders. Cash
is also a /ikely candidate for the
barker’s job and may have a chance to
show at some stage of the contest.
The only change that Williams may
make in the line is at right guard.
Dills, end, has been pulled in and
Adolph is taking care of the flank.
Brooks is officiating at the other ex
tremity and may go the entire route.
Collins, Officer and Flannigan will be
held in reserve. Flannigan injured his
nose Thursday and this may keep him
on the sidelines. Kerns and Kjelland
will take care of the tackles, with
Dills and Carter next to center. Carl
Johnson has had things his own way
at the snapperback position, and will
no doubt wind up the season today.
From L. Johnston, Stearns, Bellshaw,
Farley, Dashney, McClung and Bar'our,
Williams can select a strong substitute
for line service.
Visitors Outweigh Frosh.
The men from the north may out
weigh the freshmen slightly and the
locals will have to make it up in speed
and fight. The invaders have played
four tough games, winning and losing
two. The locals have won two and lost
one of their games, winning from Co
lumbia and Linfield and losing a close
battle to the Aggie rooks 3-0.
The fans may be treated to a little
percentage football when Harrison and
Shidler get their kicking toes into ac
tion. The Washington back is the
king pin of the invader’s offensive also
and will keep the frosh busy watch
ing him. Harrison’s kicking has saved
the freshmen several times this year
and some of his boots have traveled
for a good average.
The game will start about 2:15 and
with the probable line-ups as follows:
Oregon— —Washington
Brooks .LE. Cutting
Kerns .LT. Mitchell
Carter .LG. Hopgood
C. Johnson .C. Botamy
Dills .BG. MoCrimmon
Kjelland .BT. Thompson
Adolph .BE. Douglas
Jones .F. Prevost
Socolofsky .LH. Patten
Agee . BH. Shidler
Harrison .Q.Delaney
HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL
LEAVES FOR INSTITUTE
Harold Benjamin, principal of the
University high school, left Thursday
night for Condon, Oregon, where he will
speak next Saturday at the Gilliam
county teachers’ institute. The sub
ject of his talk will be “Educational
Tests and Measurements.”
Correction Is Made
The booth to be placed on the campus
for the Bed Cross drive will be open
on Wednesday of next week instead of
Monday, as was announced in an eailier
Emerald.