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University of Oregon, Eugene
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The Oregon Daily Emerald, official publication of the Associated Students of the
University of Oregon, Eugene, issued daily except Sunday and Monday during the
college year. Member United Press News Service. Member of Pacific Intercollegiate
Press. Entered in the postoffice at Eugene, Grgon, as second-class matter. Subscrip
tion rates, $2.60 per year. Advertising rates upon application. Residence phone,
editor, 721 ; manager, 2709. Business office phone, 1896.
Day Editor This Issue—Dorothy Baker,
Niyht Editor This Issue— Floyd Horn
AssisUint Niyht Editors— Rex Tussing
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1!J27.
How Shall We
Tell the Children?,
STUDENT LIFE at Oregon seems
to be just one committee after
another. And the slogan of stu
dent administrators, to paraphrase
tflie ambitious Ulysses, ‘■‘commit
tees piled on committees were all
The latest plans, unfolded in to
day’s Emerald, call for the enlist
ment of so many committeemen
that the saturation point may soon
be reached. Every student can
then claim membership in at least
. one committee and peace will en
The Dig Brother project, to which
we refer, is the outgrowth of a
highly altruist,ic and patriotic con
cept. A. vision of happy accord,
willy-nilly, in this fine big Oregon
family engendered the idea. In
all respects it is characteristic of
the worship of a peculiarly ubiqui
tous American fetish, Service.
And like Service elsewhere, it ap
plies the balm of standardiza
tion to the eruptions of imlividunl
Big Brothers-to-be take too much
for granted. By their position they
assume authority and wisdom. The
Emerald is frankly skeptical of the
number of qualified “wholesome
influences” which can In1 mustered
for home mission duty. Evangel
ists of other faiths are concluding
that external conformity is not the
most important thing to be gained.
One of the greatest benefits that
conies to the first year man is the
development of hardiness of char
acter and tjlie growth of stamina
made necessary l[y the removal of
the parental prop. A man of col
lege age should lie forming habits
of self-reliance and independence
of which the paternalistic plan
outlined would deprive him. What
a cold plunge for the hothouse pro
duct emerging from the cloisters
without this discipline!
The moral welfare of University
. students is adequately taken care
• of. Socially, the facilities for the
organized man are sufficient. This
raises t he question previously
broached by the Emerald, why not
•lirect the energy where it's need
ed instead of encroaching on the
privilege of the fraternity?
The serious flaw, as we see it,
is in the inequality of opportunity
for the unorganized as compared
with the organized. Why not make
the Independent club a real factor
instead of a fly-by-night political
will-o ’-the-w isp ?
Begin at Home
A/iON-T t’EOl’LE have heard,
ill some time or other,
11»<‘ old saying- that a little
leiinijiio- is dangerous tiling.
The tendency to pose as an
authority when in possession of a
siu.it tori np of knowledge about
some subject is a fairly common
ono. It is not restricted to any
one class of people but is manifest
ed by men and women from all
walks of life.
Students are often found among
this class of offenders. Because
they have taken a course in which
a matter of interest lias been
touched upon in passing, certain of
them soon blossom fortjli as authori
ties on the subject.
As often as not, the statements
which the budding sage utters
with such conviction are based
upon misconceptions and half
truths. Knowledge based upon
half-trutjis is likely to lead to a
warped point of view and a cynical
outlook on life.
“Don’t become a cheap college
cynic,” said Ray Lyman Wilbur,
president of Stanford university,
to the incoming Stanford freshmen.
“Preserve your idealism and en
Dr. Wilbur’s advice does not ap
ply solely to freshmen, but may
well be taken to heart bv many
older students. The college cynic
is generally regarded ns a student
who has struck an attitude so as
to attract attention to himself. The
student who, wishes to be known as
a cynic will do well to subject him
self to a searching self-ex'; nnina
t ion to determine whether his oypi
cisin is the real article or merely
an affectation before exposing him
self to public scrutiny
There is something . worthy of
consideration in the person who re
mains a cynic in the light of full
knowledge. But for the one who
affects cynicism after the brief
est of experience in the ways of
life there is little more than a pity
ing laugh from his better informed
LITA Oltrcy CHAPLIN, one of
the outstanding divorcees of
the season, has taken to philoso
phizing aloud about her three years
in the marital yoke:
Marriage is like a college course.
. . . 1 have won my diploma.
This sage observation, the early
ripened fruit of her experience, has
been made available for general
consumption by this public spirited
woman in the Now York press.
We think that wo descry a tech
nical error. A natural enough mis
take for anyone not too familiar
with eight o'clocks, but which
should be corrected before the
Chaplin findings are embodied in
the arclfives of educational psv
When a group of courses are suc
cessfully completed, a diploma is
awarded. Hut when the subject,
loses its interest classes are slight
ed ami a cryptic Dpp is recorded.
There is the flaw in the analogy.
It wasn't a diploma after all but
only a drop, and, as everyone
knows, a Dpp contributes nothing
more than an F.
Five Sweaters Given
Order of “O” Women
I’i'e girls me members of the
vdsler et the () ami lit are associate
members of the order ia vimnoc
t ion with the Woman’s Athletic
Association. Those who are mem
bers anil have earned their sweat
ers are .Margery llorton, 1000 W.
A. A. points; Nellie Jehus, 1500
points; Marjorie Lamlru, 1000
points; Kleanor Alan in, I1S5
points, and (louera Zimmer, llt>5
Ihe associnlo members who have
won the small O are Kvelyu \nder
'om, Beth Agei, Kditha Ihirthel,
liuth Burcham, Kuuice Dauiels,
.1 unit it a Dietz, Kleannr (ilass,
l.slher Hardy, \ ida Mae llileman.
* hristino Holt. Lola Horton, Dior
enco Hurley, Dorothea Lensch, Vir
ginia Loinislmry, Mildred AL Mis
ler, Monica Michels, Mav Moore,
Helen Munmiv, lla. el .Vibes, Myra
Hello I'almer, Thelma l’eroz/.i,
Josephine Ralston, Bernice Baser,
Helen ismithe and Winifred Meter.
(Continued from pane one)
,insl the kind of a little chair that
janitors forget. * ‘
And the tragic thing about it is
that wo get it ia the neck front r
everybody. Not a professor on the
premises but ba. been kitten lay Die I
“nlphnbetieul order” bug. .It
wouldn’t be so bud if \vv were put
to tliis iueonvenieuee only oecasion
ally, tint desperate deeds have
been done by bitter emters who have
to book the line like a snow-plow
to get out of their eight o’eloeks,
hurtle across the campus in nothing
flat, and scramble over every um
brella and pair of big feet in their
nine o ’clocks, in order to reach
that miserable, misplaced, cursed,
despised, leftover, uuventilated, un
lighted, overlooked, unlucky, ig
noble, inclusively odious and speci
fically scaphismic back row.
And then while we perch on our
inferior chairs tiki1 Vulcan chained
to his rock, the professor pleads for
a "little spontaneous discussion.”
But where's the point in trying to
tell the world your bright ideas
across the heads id' a hundred bored
students, with a sympathetic but
annoyed instructor calling "louder,
loudi),r,” through the intervening
atmosphere.’ flutter to just sit and
think- to sit, anyhow.
Please, please, professors, can’t
you just reverse the alphabet in a
few of your classes, and give us a
ehanco at the good grades.’
1’. Aad when they keep us
after i lass to hand back the ipu/.
A M lTKKLMi sT lit) la NT.
Alpha Beta (hi announces the
pledging of l'ruuk Learned ol Port
A WOMAN’S SKELETON
FOUND IN IEANCE WAS
CLEARLY OF THE HOMO SAP
IENS, ACCORDING TO PROFES
SOR MUELLER, “FOR THE WO
MAN HAD A DENT IN HER
SKULL AS IF MADE ?Y A
Which only goes to show that
man has had his turn at other than
tiie receiving end of a rolling pin. j
“Tliat meat must have come;
from Pendleton after the Round
“Yes, and they forgot to take off:
The professor with the shiny blue
serge suit says the efforts of stu
dents to get books out of the li
brary Sunday night are just about
as desperate as the efforts of a
Scotchman to grab the check at a
“Who is this Obie the girls talk
so much about?”
“Concha know? His last name’s
* * *
No Gretehen, a meadowlark is
-not a petting party in a vacant lot. |
A day or so ago we printed an
item about a Chi O being so fast
she could kiss herself in a mirror
and get out of the room before it
had a chance to smack. One of the
Chi O’s must have miscontrued the
item because she came around and
quite angrily swore up and down
that, “Our girls don’t have to prac
CHI O NEWS
Last night’s house meeting was
progressing quite nicely when all
of a sudden a little contrivance
with a wiry tail and gray fur coat j
ran across the floor. All the girls
immediately screamed and climbed
to safety on chairs and benches, i
From their precarious positions the
girls were able to continue the
meeting. Only 5 calls were sent to
police headquarters by neighbors
who heard the screaming, but for
I tunately the cops didn’t arrive in
1 time to break up the meeting.
| Whatever troubles Adam bad
While pigging fairest live;
At least he never heard the phrase,
“I’ve something up my sleeve.”
* *• *
“Who's going to get out and
j crank it?”
“Oh. Yukon!” (and she laughed
; as though her little heart, would
* * *
Fresh Hen Haver read that the
j magazines of the season have ar
| rived at the dispensary. Ben is1
right, only the article should have
gone further ami said, "of the sea
ONE OF LIFE’S LITTLE
The “Hound hhe World Debat
ers,” at a sellout in northern Alas
ka, trying to uphold that parents1
should nut semi their children to
college with fur coats.
* » *
This picture oi' Madgo Nonnilc
was taken yesterday as she was
practicing to sing over tlie radio in
Portland. The gentleman at her
right will bo with her all of the
time she is broadcasting and will
act in the capacity of censor. He
always stands slightly in back of
her to he won't get too interested
in her eye3 and forget to censor1
some of the songs.
» •» *
I’rof. Fanity says that the tl if
Perence between 'Noah’s Aik, ami
loan of Arc, is that one is made of
.rood and ttje other is Maid of Oc
Taking *elow motion pictures of
v championship chess match.
* * *
Physics I’rof. (assigning lesson):
•Start’at lightning and go to tliun
If you have to sneeze just as
/on lift a cup of coffee to your
lips, always give the sneeze the
right of way.
“Let’s got down to business)”
■ried the coal miner as lie stepped
into the bucket and started down
» * *■
Oregon Knight meeting Wednesday
night at 7:30 in the Administra
tion building in room 110. All j
organizations which have no
sophomore Oregon Knight appoint
one and have him at the meet
ing. Very important. Be there.
Varsity Philippinensis — Important
meeting tonight at 8 o’clock at
the Y. M. €. , A.
Sigma Delta Pi will meet Thurs
day, October 13, at 7:30 p. m., m
the Y. W. Bungalow.
Correction—S. P. special rally train
will leave Portland at <3:30 Sun
day night instead of 0, as pub
Kwama—Meeting Wednesday eve
ning at 7:15 in Woman’s build
ing. Everyone please be there.
Orchesus—Meet Wednesday at 7:30.
Graduate Council meets at 111
Johnson hall at 1 p. m. today.
Mathematics club — Meet Thursday
October 13, at 7:30, in room 1,
Johnson hall. All members are
urged to be present, and any
CALIFORNIA vs. OREGON
At Portland, October 15th.
Leave Villard Hall
Friday, October 14th., 4:00 P. M.
ROUND TRIP FARE
Tickets at this special fare good Only on trains—not on
Returning, special train leaves Portland
Sunday, October 16th., 6:30 P. M.
Phone 2200 for further information.
F. G. LEWIS, Ticket Agent.
one interested in mathematics is
Alpha Kappa -Delta meeting -Thurs-!
day evening at 8 o’clock at Dean j
Sigma Alpha Epsilon announces
She pledging of Herbert King of
Willamette, Oregon, and Pan Boone
of Portland, Oregon.
The Anchorage presents to stu
and faculty at Oregon a new mode of
entertainment . . . Beginning Thurs
day night, October I 3th, and—
thereafter, (excepting Sundays) dancing to our
wonderful Electrola will be available.
with its cheery fireplaces is a cozy place to spend
the evening. Just drop in, without reservation and
stay as long as you like.
The Anchorage also announces that- beginning
Thursday, breakfast will be served daily from 7 :30
to 10 a. in.
And So the Day Was Utterly Ruined : ; : ; By briggs
YOU HAVEN’T A CARE IN THE
WORLD AS you START OUT TO
.SEE the BEST TEAtW THAT DEAR
OLD SIWASH HAS HAD IN YEARS
,T* WIPE UP YOUR ANCIENT RIVAL.
AN0 you HAVE A GRAND GA8FEST
WITH ALL THE OLP GANG YOO
HAVEN'T SEEN SINCE
'■/far/ __ / WHY OWT
<f~ Zn~v<yf SR£at *\Jooev£P.
, L0, AL, for ^\cau. a
v7THE Boy ? the GAME ) FELLA
/4n£> mike kendall gives you odds
OFSto lj AND IT'S GRAND LARCENY
To TAKE HHS MOM£X
AnP 3!wash scores a Touch—
S>0'JJN BEFORE -THE GAME JS
THgSEjE' MINUTES OLD.
( ATT A BOY »
AMP THEN YOU SUDDENLY
discover, you've smqked Your.
Last old G-old and cah>t
GET ANl MOE£ TILLyou GET
SACK TO TOWN.
AMD SO THE £>Ay )S
THIS \S the RottEnest
team they ever had.they)
0E7TER <2ET A NEvJ COACH
OR PLA-/ UASSAR
The Smoother and Better Cigarette
O & * f
not a cough in a carload
© 1927 p.
Lorillard G:^ Est