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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 20, 1925)
MEN’S LIFE SAVING
CORPS TO ORGANIZE
Plans to Be Discussed in
The American Bed Cross life sav
ing corps which was organized on
the campus last spring by the de
partment of physical education, will
0 hold a meeting at 5:00 p. m. Wed
nesday in the office of the men’s
gymnasium. The local corps is com
posed of several members of the
faculty of the physical education
department and of the men who
passed the Bed Cross life saving
test held on the campus last year.
The purpose of the meeting is to
plan for an examination to be held
within a month for new men who
wish to pass the test and become j
members of the corps. The old J
members will coach the young as- !
pirants in the different life saver’s
duties on which they will be exam
ined. All men who pass the test
with a grade of 90 per cent will be
eligible to become examiners.
The purpose of the local life sav
ing corps is to create interest in
life saving so that this group may
become the largest on the ■'Pacific
coast, according to Budolph Fahl,
swimming coach. There are about
twenty members of the corps on the
campus now and he urges them all
to be out to the meeting Wednes
day so that full plans may be made
for coaching those who wish to try
out in the Bed Cross life saving
The men who passed the test last
year are: L. Stone, B. Bartlett, L.
Hoblitt, B. Lee, D. Park, E. Calef,
A. Tarlow, Beed Jagger, H. Sam
uels, C. Kilgore, J. Smith, P. Max
well and H. Heerdt. Several other
members of the corps had passed
the test previous to last spring.
BRYAN HENDON PASSES
Bryan Hendon, graduate student
in geology, hais successfully passed
his oral examinations for his mas
ter’s degree. His thesis is in the
hands of the examining committee
and is being read. Until the thesis
is passed upon he will not be offi
cially recommended for the degree.
His thesis, according to Dr. Earl
Packard of the geology department,
is a very important contribution to
science. It includes the description
of 30 new species of fossils. These
specimens have never before been
Hendon did mueh of his course
work at Cornell University before
coming to the University of Oregon.
He served last year as graduate as
sistant in the geology department
of the University and worked to
ward his degree. In order to com
plete his preparation for his degree
he was assigned a research problem.
Hendon studied the geologic section
along the Umpqua river, near Glide,
Oregon, and found new species of
clams and fossils.
A considerable number of fossils
had been discovered previously in
this region and the fact came to the
attention of California scientists.
Hendon went to the University of
California last summer and took
with him these fossils. In the lot
he found 30 species which had not
After his oral examination, Hen
don left for California to complete
arrangements before sailing to a for
eign country to do work in petrol-,
Senior Ball Saturday
Night is Gay Affair
With Lavish Decorations
(Continued from page one)
There are so many details one
might mention: the costumed ser
vants, the programs, the medal
lions, with the double eagle upon
them, the charming conventional;
silver trees, the interesting and i
satisfying food. However, by at-!
tempting to describe these things,
part of the charm might be taken
"Whether or not the Russian tone
was carried out authentically and '
In detail, we hardly know and care ;
less. What really platters is that \
the effect as a whole was convinc- i
ing, and, of even greater import- ■
ance, was beautiful and satisfying. I
It is the kind of a ball one can
imagine Bakst designing and exe
The many harmonious details and I
nuances of the affair show that
Bohlman had completely visualized
his effect before attempting it, or
otherwise we do not see how he
could have possibly found his way
through the maze of detail which
culminated in the striking and j
unique whole. Let us congratulate
him on the most pleasing and beau-,
tiful ball the University has ever
MONITOR TO CONTAIN
The January number of the Ex
tension Division Monitor will be
known as the student’s issue, ac
cording to Mozelle Hair, editor.
Copy for the number is nearly all
written and copyread, and it will
go to press some time the latter
part of the week.
“The student’s issue is the num
ber in which the work of the stu
dents of the extension division is
published,” said Miss Hair. “This
not only includes the correspond
ence students, but also those en
rolled at the Portland center.”
CHINESE JIRT RUBBING
GIVEN TO UNIVERSITY
A touched rubbing on rice papeT
of “Flying Bay,” one of the six
famous horses of the founder of the
Han dynasty, has been received as
an addition to the Warner art col
lection from Josef Washington
Hall, (Upton Close) who was the as
sembly speaker last week.
The rubbing is a reproduction of
a bas-relief which is recognized as
the finest preserved example of
ancient Chinese sculpture. The Han
dynasty, from which period the
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Every student is given a chance to put his John Hancock on the dotted
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reliefs date, was established about
250 B. C. The reproductions of the
horses were buried in the tomb of
the founder of the dynasty.
The reliefs are made up of six
great stones, which present the
acme of the Graeco-Chinese school
I of art, the Greek influence being
j evident in the vitality and motion.
! Two of the stones were smuggled
out of China, and are in the mu
! seum of the University of Pennsyl
| vania. The other four stones are
j in the museum of Shenei Province
; in far west China.
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Note that Captain Blood
runs today, then Thurs
day, Friday and Saturday.
Each year brings to the screen one or two great
motion pictures that because of their magnificance,
their wonderful human appeal, their spectacular
splendor, stand out as a gigantic and notable suc
cess. Such a picture is
with its thousands of fighting men, its great-gunned
galleons, its thrilling sea fights, its glimpses of the
Orient and its smarting tang of the old ocean, it
provides a refreshing breeze of something new and
These Popular Prices
for this Extraordinary
On account of the
crowds we advise all
those possible to attend
1, 3, 7 and 9 p. m.
^ from his book, “The
Sea Hawk,’’ Sabatini this
time gives you a story of s
physician (J. Warren Kerri
gan) condemned to servi
,tude in the tropics, who es
capes and comes back as th<
most-feared man on the seas
the noted* Chinese tenor
in selections of atmos
pheric songs—each day at
3 and 9 p. m.
50 other notables in cast of 5600
Mrs. M. B. Gilmore
Kindly call at box
office for your two
tickets, good today