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| Lemmy’s Ghost
The Hammer and Coffin Society
§ (The following weekly features are printed in the Emerald aa indicated:
| Tuesday, Lemmy*e Ghost, Society; Wednesday, Art, Drama, Music; Thursday,
§ Poetry; Friday, World of Sports; Saturday, Library Browsings, Contributions
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H desk in the University Library, or at the Editor's office.)
Little Essays Series
Water is composed of two gasses, both dry, which
become wet when they get together. This often hap
pens among men in dry territories.
Water is found in many places, such as oceans, lakes,
f milk, stocks, on the knees, on the brain and recently
on the bars. One becomes accustomed to having water
in oceans, lakes and stocks, but water on the knee is
different. However, this condition is easily cured by
wearing pumps. If you suspect you have water on
the brain, have a small hole bored in your head. If
water runs out you have water on the brain. If noth
ing comes out you have no brains.
Noah was the first prohibitionist. He lived on water
for forty days. The strain was too much for him, how
ever, for as soon as he got out of the ark, he beat it for
the fermented grape juice and drank himself cock-eyed.
Jonah was another of those ardent water spaniels.
His story about the whale, however, casts some sus
picion on him.
Water falls upon us in the shape of rain, hail, snow,
and water taxes. It springs out of the ground at the
A large percentage of the human body is water.
This percentage has been rapidly increased since pro
hibition. In the not far distant future burial will con
sist of being poured back into the ground.
You sing a little song or two,
You have a litle chat,
You make a little candy fudge,
And then you take your hat.
You hold her hand and say “good night,”
As sweetly as you can.
Ain’t that a heluvan evening
For a great big healthy man?
* # *
“There’s going to be a necking party,” said the tie
as it was hurridly adjusted.
* # *
Jack—“I see where old George married a negress.”
Jackette—“The poor hoy was always looking at the
dark side of life.”
* # #
The Sidewalks of New York
“Watcha know, Boit?”
“‘Duno nuttin, Hoibie. "Wadya know?”
“Bout dsame, Boit. Bout dsame.”
‘ ‘ Hava inhaler, Hoibie. ”
“Dunt care if ado, Boit.”
“Howsya skoit, Hoibie?”
“Wat skoit, yamean, Boit, Goitie?”
“‘Aw—am tru widder, Boit.” .!
“Shes ngood, Boit, Shesa golddigger.”
“She wants me ta taker tu dmovies alldtime, Boit.”
“Ad giver dgate, Hoibie, shes ngood.”
“Tanks fer dadvise, Boit. Algiver dgate.”
“Agota gonow, Hoibie.”
“Soda I, Boit.”
“Glada seenyu, Hoibie.”
“Glada seenyu, Boit.”'
“I ought to take a good picture,” said the burglar
upon entering the art museum.
• * #
Do—“What’s Ed doing in a football suit with his
back in a cast?”
Be—“Dunno. Guess he’s bound to win.”
* # *
* ‘ Who gave me a little gun and told me to go out and
have some fun?—My Mother.
One day when I got a chance
“I shot an eye out of sister Nance.
“Who pressed the boot against my pants?—“My
* * *
(Absent minded minister speaking in a prison
chapel) : “My, I’m glad to see so many here.”
* # *
Boy to Meatman—“How about a half a pound of
meat for my dog?”
Meatman—“Too much. I’ll trade you dog for dog.”
• * *
He Must Have Been a No-Account-Man
It was the last quarter. He knew that she was
watching him. Unless he acted quickly and showed
her he was no slouch, he could never expect to see
her again. He tried and tried to make himself charge,
but to no avail. He could’t. He was disgraced over
whelmed. The bill was $.50 and it was his last quarter,
i • • •
Society activity of the past week
has been marked by large affairs
of considerable formality, as well
| as outstanding musical and drama
tic events. The presence in Eu
gene of many interesting visitors
has provided incentive for much en
tertaining. Miss Amy B. Onken,
grand president of Pi Beta Phi
sorority, and Mrs. Burton Beck,
province president, were distin
guished visitors over the week-end.
The announcement of engagements
of prominent Oregon students has
also added excitement to campus
One of the season’s most inter
esting events was the formal din
ner dance for which members of the
local chapter of Chi Psi entertained
at the Osburn hotel on Friday even
ing from 7 until 12. Dinner was
served in the sunaparlor which was
most effectively decorated with
potted plants and spring flowers.
The dance gave an effect of a Paris
cafe with the menus and programs
arranged in French.
Patrons and patronesses were Mr.
and Mrs. C. M. Brewer of Albany,
Mr. afid Mrs. C. A. Hardy, Mr. and
Mrs. L. L. Simpson, and Mr. and
Mrs. P. B. Irelan.
The Delta Delta Delta house was
striking on Saturday evening as a
Moorish castle, the scene of their
formal dance. One room was ar
ranged as the court room proper
while two others were entrance
halls. Moorish arches, mosaics and
rugs that came from AlhambTa
were used to carry out the effect.
A Moorish dance was given by
Albert E. Sweetser, Eev. and
Mrs. Bruce Giffen, Prof, and
Mrs. James Gilbert, and Mr. and
Mrs. Eugene Kelty were patrons
On Friday evening Pi Beta Phi
held a formal reception at the
chapter house honoring their grand
president, Miss Amy B. Onken, of
Chapin, Illinois, and Mrs. Burton
Beek, province president, of Port
land. In the receiving line were
Mrs. Frank Benson, Mrs. H. L.
Hubbs, and Priscilla Eaken. Daf
fodils and Oregon grape were ar
ranged about the rooms. Faculty
members, alumnae and mothers of
the town girls were included as
Miss Onken and Mrs. Beck came
Friday noon and left Sunday for
Corvallis, where they will visit the
Of interest to college folk is the
news of the engagement of Peggy
Schuebel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Christian Schuebel of Oregon City,
to Eudolph Warrington Cabell, son
of the late John Branch Cabell of
The news was made known Fri
day at the Alpha Phi house, of
which Miss Schuebell is a member.
The marriage is planned for late in
the summer. Mr. Cabell is a marine
superintendent of the General
Steamship company at Portland and
Miss Schuebel, who is a former
student at the University of Ore
gon, is now at her home in Oregon
A charming affair j^f TViday
evening was the formal dance of
Gamma Phi Beta at the College
Side Inn. The ball room represent
ed a roof garden with the blue sky
and stars. Striped awnings were
arranged over each table and the
orchestra. For the feature, Mr.
and "Mrs. Sid Woodhouse did an
Chaperons were Mrs. Ellis
I GAY THOMPSON
Marcel and Bob
861 WILLAMETTE ST.
Roome 5 Phone 1091-R
649 Wllamette Street
Stearns, Mrs. Bruce Bogart, Mr.
and Mrs. Kobert Earl, Mr. and Mrs.
H. W. White, and Mr. and Mrs. A.
* * •
The Japanese tea room and ball
room at the Hotel Osburn was the
setting of the formal dinner dance
of Alpha Chi Ogema on Saturday
evening. Decorations were in the
form of a conventional flower gar
den with the lattice work, palms,
greens, and butterfly lights.
Guests included alumnae of Al
pha Chi Omega with Mrs. Harriet
Wright, Mrs. Katherine Terex,
Judge and Mrs. Lawrence T. Har
ris, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bushman,
and Mr. and Mrs. Peter Crockatt,
as pattrons and patronesses
• • •
The Woman’s building was the
scene of a joyful event on Friday
evening when members of Hen
dricks hall held their formal dance
there The rooms were cleverly ar
ranged to represent a doll shop and
doll figures were hung on the walls
while tin soldiers were lit at each
end of the room. A Baggedy Anne
dance and another by a French doll
were the features.
Chaperons were Mr. and Mrs.
Marion McClain and Miss Gertrude
# • *
Quite in keeping with the times
was the cross-word puzzle dance of
Lambda Psi at the Anchorage on
Saturday evening. Programs, place
cards, and decorations were effec
tive in carrying out the idea. Bob
by Warner gave a clever feature
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred L. Lomax
and Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Kelly were
patrons and patronesses for the af
* * *
Very unique was the informal cos
tume dance of Sigma Beta Phi,
Saturday evening at their house.
Palms and crepe paper were used
about the rooms while confetti was
prevalent throughout the evening.
Chaperoning were Mr. and Mrs.
Lewis Simpson and Mr. and Mrs.
# # *
Black and white prevaled every
where from decorations to food at
the Alpha Xi Delta informal at
their house on Saturday evening.
There were many black and white
squares on the walls with the
frosted section in white and the
women in black figures as dancers
over the white squares.
Patrons and patronesses were Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Ellis, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Shontz and Mrs. Mildred
* # •
The Anchorage was the scene of
the Psi Kappa informal dance on
Friday evening. Potted plants,
ferns, cut flowers, and greens were
used about the rooms.
Dr. and Mrs. William Dale and
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Widmer were
patrons and patronesses.
A lovely spring garden with
brightly colorful flowefs arranged
in lattice work was the background
of the Kappa Omicron formal dance
on Friday evening at their chap
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Sinclair, Mr.
and Mrs. A. R. Tiffany, Mr. and
Mrs. W. F. McDuff, Miss Sue Bad
ollet, and Mrs. J. J. Lang chaper
• • • .
A true Pirate’s ball was given on
Saturday evening at the Woman’s
building by members of the girl’s
Oregon club. Treasure ships were
to be seen around the rooms, and a
pirate’s dance was given for a fea
Patrons and patronesses were
Dean and Mrs. Henry Sheldon, Mr.
and Mrs. R. H. Wheeler, Mr. and
Mrs. Kimball Toung, Mr. and Mrs.
Harl Douglass, Mr. Andrew Pish,
and Mrs. Esther Watt.
• • •
The rooms of the chamber of com
merce represented a Japanese set
ting for the Tan Nu formal on Sat
urday evening with wisteria and
many-colored oriental figures on
the screens and wall panels. Evelyn
Bristow sang during the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Joke, Mr. and
Mrs. Merton Cameron, Mr. and Mrs.
F. X. Schaefers, Mr. and Mrs. A.
E. Caswell, and Mrs. Jeanette Lang
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