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Several interesting serial events'
oeeured during tlic week-end. The
formal teas of Chi Omega, and Sig
ma Kappa in honor of their house
mothers, were the most outstanding
events. The engagements of Miss.
Ethelva Elkins to William Troy,
and Miss Frances Pierce to Rob- ‘
est McKnight was of interest to
eampns people as was also the mar
riage of Miss Lucille Parsons to
Charles H. Siemens. A number of
houses sponsored dances over the
Chi Omega Honors
Housemother at s!
Formal Tea ■■
At a formal tea honoring their
house mother, Mrs. E. C. Hanson,
members of Clri Omega entertained
lit the chapter house, Saturday af
ternoon between the hiurs of four
and six o'clock.
In the receiving line were Mrs.
E. C. Hanson, Mrs, Lynn S. Ale
Cready, Mrs. Frank Jenkins and
Miss Avis Hartson.
Pouring were Airs. A. H. Schroff,
Airs. John J. MeEwan, Airs. Marion
I’. McClain, Airs. Belle Stafford,
Alls. Beldon Babb, Airs. Winifred
Johnson, Airs. R. TJ. Steclquist, and
Airs. 1*. E. Snodgrass.
A musicale was given by Miss
Josephine Howard, Aliss Roberta
Spicer, and Aliss Luella Elliot. Aliss
Olay Joy Itad eharge of arrange
ments for the affair.
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Sigma Kappa Gives
Tea for Housemother,
Mrs. Jennie Burrows
Members of Sigma Kappa, enter
tained for their housemother, Mrs.
Jennie Burrows, with a lovely tea
at the chapter house, Saturday af
ternoon between the hours of three
and five o’clock. More than 250
were invited for the tea.
Receiving were Airs. Jennie Bur
rows, Airs. L. L. Sinifpson,, ^M'rs.
Louis E. Bean, Airs. A. E. Roberts.
Airs. Katheryn Rutherford, and
Aliss Lucille Larson.
Pouring were ADs. John. Straub,
ABs. A. B. Stillman. Airs. A. L. Lo
max, Mlrs. George P. Herbert, Mrs.
Raymond Waleh, Airs. E. E. DeCou,
Airs. Timothy Cloran, and Mrs. J. L.
An informal muSicale, was given
during tile afternoon by Miss Jose
phine Howard, Airs. Buford Roaeii,
Aliss Katheryn Rutherford, Miss
Bora Beaman Aliss Alma Parmer,
Aliss Roberta Spicer, and Miss ILu
Aliss Elhelva Elkins, daughter of
Air. and Mrs. W. A. Elkins, told
of her engagement- to William E.
Troy, Jr., of Bail Francisco, son of
Air. and Mrs. Win. Troy of Colfax,
Washington, at a luncheon party
given by Airs. Elkins in the east
room of the Eugene hotel, Saturday
afternoon. Tile betrothal was an
nounced by two cards, tied together,
at each guest’s plaeecard. Cor
sages of blue flowers, sweet peas
and roses were also at each place.
During the luncheon, music selec
tions were given by Airs. Phil Nord
1 insg, piaho solo; Airs. .Johanna James
Ellis, vocal solo; Aliss Frances
Perry, piano solo.
Aliss Elkins, who is a graduate
of the university, is a Member of
Alpha K'i Delta. She has taught
at the Eugene' high school for the
past four years, and is now dean of
gills. AJr. Troy attended the Uni
versity of Idaho and is affiliated
with Beta Theta l’i fraternity. No
date has been set for the wedding.
At a bridge party, Friday even
ing, at which her mother was hos
tess, Miss i'reuees Pierce, daughter
of AH', and Airs. T. 1). Pierce, an
nounced her engagement to Hubert
W. AIcKnight, son of Airs. Aliunie L.
AIcKnight. It was announced as if
over a radio by menus of a concealed
speaker. At each guest’s place was
a corsage of rose buds and sweet
Aliss I’ieree is a graduate of the
univei'sity and a member of Gam
ma Phi Beta sorority and Alu Pin
lipsiiou honorary music society for
women. Air. AIcKnight is also a
graduate of the university and is
affiliated with Alpha Tau Omega
fraternity and Phi Alu Alpha, music
A'o date has been set for the nod
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Aliss Lucille Parsons, daughter of
Air. and Alls. It. 11. Parsons, and
Charles II. Siemens were married
at the home of the bride’s parents,
'Wednesday evening, April til. The
service was at So’cluck after which
an informal supper was served.
Airs. Walton Parsons, of Baker,
Oregon, poured, and Airs, lava Gor
don and Airs. Casper Lane assisted
After the wedding Air. and Mrs.
Siemens left to make their hurne in
the Mayfair apartments in Port
land lk* brrde is a toruu-r student
**** 4 AAA
of the university and affiliated with
Delta Delta Delta sorority.
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Mu Phi Epsilon
Mu Plii Epsilon, honorary music
society, held a formal initiation
breakfast at the Eugene hotel, Sun
day morning, honoring the initiates
of winter and spring terms, who pre
sented their original compositions
to the society at that time,
Honor guests were Misses Esther
Wicks, Josephine Howard, Lois
Tattle, Geraldine Gardner, Juanita
Oskins, Luelln Elliott, Meltrude Coe,
Katherine Miller, Frances Woods.
Miss Prudence JO. Clark, newly
elected president, presided.
Members of Beta Iota chapter of
Sigma Clii gflvc their formal supper
dance at the chapter house, Saturday
evening. About the rooms Were bas
kets of spring flowers and smaller
baskets on each of the tables, A
large awning was placed over the
orchestra which was partially hid
behind palms and a huge crest of
the fraternity. James Swindells was
Acting as patrons and patronesses
were Dr. and Mrs. A. F. Set her, Mr.
and Mrs. Lyrin S. McCreadv,' and
Mr. and Mrs. William J. Keinhart. j
Uppereiass members of Sigma
Alpha Epsilon entertained With
their annual hobo convention, at the
chapter house, Saturday evening.
About twenty five couples Were
present all dressed in tramp clothes.
A railroad track led to the house
which was decorated to represent a
depot and freight shed. Frying pans
were used with dance programs on
As a feature number John Galey
played the steel guitar and sang
hobo Isongs. Peter Sullivan bad
charge of the dance.
.Serving as patrons and patron
esses were Mr. and Mrs. Fowler
Harper, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hicks,
and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Ford.
The engagement of Miss Verna
May Linneberg to Paul McCabe was
announced last Friday evening at a
dinner held at the Sigma Kappa
house. Tiny lavender butterfly nets
containing paper butterflies on
which the names of the two were
written were at each place.
The tabic was decorated in the
sorority colors, maroon and lavender,
with a centerpiece of red tulips and
lavender tapers. A large lavender
box of candy in which tho pieces
were marked in red and lavender
with the initials V. and P. carried :
out tiie color scheme.
Miss Linneberg is a junior on
the campus, and Mr. McCabe is ft
former Oregon student. Both are
The Eugene hotel, Saturday eve
ning, was the scene of the formal
supper dance of Alpha Xi Delta.
Decorations consisted of pastel
shaded streamers, baskets of cherry
blossoms, floodlights and palms
about t lie orchestra. Miss Jean
Williams had charge of arrange
Patrons and patronesses were
Mrs. Charles Gray, Miss Hazel
Prutsmuu, Dr. C. L. Schweriug, Air.
and Airs. D. B. Davis and Mr. and
Mrs. J. J. lingers.
Attractive floral arrangements of :
roil tulips and floodlights wore used
as decorations for the Sigma Kappa
formal dance held at the chapter
house, Saturday evening.
Those tvlio served as patrons and
patronesses Were Mrs. Jennie Bur
rows, Lieutenant ami Mrs. George
Herbert, Mr. and Mrs. A. K. Rob
srts, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Stillman.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Walsh, Mr.
jnd Mrs. Bean of Salem, Mr. and
Mrs. A. L. Lomax of Portland, and
Mr. and Mrs. Simpson of Albany.
Beta Theta Pi Formal
Amid banks of spring flowers
members of Beta Theta Pi enter
tained with a formal dance at the
iliapter house, Saturday evening,
fhe lawns about the house were
lined ‘as a part of the decorative
icheftio with colored lights on trees
»nd shrubs. A lighted fountain
yas used in. the mill-race.
Invited to be patrons and pa
tronesses were Miss Hazel Prutsman.
Dr. Charles L. Schffering, Dr. and
Mrs. R. C. Romig, and Mr. and Mrs.
T. Lauren Reynolds.
A Dutch idea was used to carry j
nit the decorative scheme at tin
Hendricks hail informal given al
lie Eugene Country dub, Saturday
jvcning. Windmills, Dutch designed
Mates and a lattice fence with tu
ips surrounded the dancing room.
Miss Harriet Kibbee was in charge.
Those invited to be patrons and ,
patronesses were Miss Consuelo Me
Millan, Dr. and Mrs. J. M. Miller,
Mr. and Mrs. \V. F. G. Thacher.
ind Mr. John Walquist.
At the Anchorage, Saturday eve
ling, members of Psi Kappa enter
mined at their informal dance,
‘la hoc paddles and bushes were used
ibout the room. Tile orchestra was
iidden behind a green screen repre
senting a mill-race scene. Ralph
Pliirtey had charge of arrangements.
Acting as patrons and patronesses
yere Miss Hazel Prutsman. Dr. and
Mrs. W. II. Dale, Captain and Mrs.
I oh n .T. McEwan, Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur W. Morris, and Mr. and Mrs
Miss uiivc Mathias, ot i-loquiam,
Washington, was a week-end guest
it the Alpha Chi Omega house. Miss
Mathias attends the University of
Washington and is a member of
Delta Delta Delta.
Now Available at Co-op
Aecording to Arthur B. Stillman,
assistant professor of business ad
ninistration, a shipment of “Intcr
sretivc ' Accounting” has been re
“eived at the Co-op. Mr. Stillman
s the eo-author of the book, with
E. Foils, tonne!- acting dean of
The book will ho available for
lie students at any time this year,
mt will not be required as a text
took in its present form until next
’all. Mimeographed copies of this
ext have been used by the eonstruc
;ive accounting- students for the
last three years.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, announces
lie pledging of Thornton Shaw of
^4 Gif \
Precious — beyond words is
And Mother's Day is a
fine time to remember her.
“Here the World Greets You”
Squad to Compete
With O.S.C. Rooks
Time Trials Held Monday
To Select Men for
The Oregon frosli will compete
with the O. S. O. rooks in five re
lay events on Hayward field Thurs
day afternoon at three o’clock.
Time trials were held yesterday to
select men for the frosli team.
The five men to lie used in the
short sprints are I’aul Hale, Virgil
Scheiber, Hubert Alle, Neil Whis
nant, and Hill Vlinsinger. The 220
j tryouts will be held this afternoon.
Five men were picked for the
1440-yard distance. They are Ray
I mead Norenti, Roy Brown. Huff
j Johnson, and Fraley. The best
time made in the quarter-mile try
out yesterday was do seconds.
Dick Jennings was the only frosli
entered in the half mile. He ran
j against time and was clocked at.
2:6. Clifford Beckett 'took the
mile in the time of 4:56, with Fred
| Bechill running second.
Coach Bill Hay ward has not de
cided on the arrangement of the
men on the teams. Four men will
run lit) yards each in the 440-yard
relay, four will run quarters in the
mile relay, and four will run 220
yards each in the 880-yard relay. In
the 3-mile relay, two half-'milers
and two milers will be used. A
two-twenty man, a quartcr-miler
a half-miler, and a miler will Jie
used in the distance medley.
Godfrey Writes Articles
For Alumni Magazine
The feature in the May issue of
"Old Oregon,” university alumni
magazine, is an article bv George
Godfrey, director of the public re
lations bureau, oil " Kugene Cele
bra'os, Sucresst'ul Campaign.”
Another highlight of the edition
is “Ami Hire's Another One’1' a
reminisrnce of days in "early .Kujjene
by Frederic S. J)unn,.• ^professor ofi
l.atin. • The recent drama tounia
mPnt was the inspiration for “What
the lhaini Tournament Js Doing,”
by Kathleen MacNeal Clark, who
was judge in the 1!>29 event and :
who has occupied that position for
the past few years.
Three Mpaste Pal tents
Admitted to Thaeher
Rita llarrinian, Billie Mnrtland,
and Bennett Swanton, suffering j ,
from measles, have been admitted .
to I’liaelicr Cottage.
Nellie .Mae Hadfield, John Roll
wage, Peter Akse, Dorothy Swisher,
and Kstella Mays have joined the ■
inmates of the infirmary. The old
patients are Stanley Darling, Marie
Koberstein, John Hire, Anna Kee- j
ney, Kollo i’atterson and Estelle!
Seniors Easily Win
Over Junior Tossers
Only one of the women's intra
mural baseball games, scheduled to
be played yesterday afternoon, took
place. The senior team easily won
over the juniors with a score of
10-0. The frosh second team for
feited a game to the sophomores
through failure to play.
The juniors will meet the frosh
second team this afternoon at five
Docs Extension Work
Howard It. Taylor, professor of
the psychology department, is doing ■
extension work this week in Rose
burg, Grants Bass and other towns
in Douglas and Josephine counties.
says “spring,” but - -
-—who believes it? Not ns! Hot coffee and choco
late and toasted sandwiches are ,jnst as popular as
they were during the winter term. Cooling sum
mer drinks are still on the “waiting” list.
Lemon ‘O’ Pharmacy
13th and Alder
Today and Wednesday
BIG SHOW at
When you sco tlii' jutiiios of Sidney and Iloislioll, you .just know
it will lio a l>ig comply. And it sure is one of the season’s great
est luugli pii-turos.
s & n
“THREE LIVE GHOSTS”
‘1 Thi'er Live CHiosts'’ plays tonijrht and VVednesday and I linrsda.'
me Taylor Players laying out Friday and .Saturday to make way lor the dunioi
Rothwel l Elected
President of Meirs
Leighton New Vice-prexy;
('. K. Rothwell, instructor in ITni
,'ersity high soli ool, was elected
irosideiit of I Mi i Delta Kappa,
m'li’s edueaf ioital honorary, at a
Mooting belli yesterday a ft of Moon at
lie school of eilitcation. IIo suc
■1‘i‘ils R. lT. Monro, principal of
'nivoisity liijjli school, who has hold
iffico as president during the past
Other officers elected for the
oming year are: vice-president,
Inlph Leignton; teaching fellow in
lie school of education; N. Magiiu
on, recording secretary; Earl M.j
’allett, registrar of the university,
oiTesponding secretary: E. R,
deans, I'niversity high instructor,
reasnrer; K. IT. Moore, historian
mil editor; Hail Douglas, faculty
THIS WEEK'S PROGRAM
MCDONALD Today and tomor
•ow, Glenn Tryon and Sue Catjol in
'It Can Be Done;’1 Thursday, Fri
lav and Saturday, "Redskin” star
ing Richard Dix.
REX Tuesday, "The Scarlet
-ady,” with Lva de 1‘utti and Don
Vlv, trade; Wednesday and Thurs
lay, Art Goebel and Helen Foster
iii “Won in the Clouds,” Friday and
Saturday, “Smilin' Guns,” ,a Wes*
tern picture and the Manhattan
Flayers in a new playettc.
COLONIAlr Today and Wednes
day, dean llersliolt and George Sid
ney in “Give and Take.” Thursday,
Friday and Saturday, Ramon Na
varro in “Tlie Flying Fleet.”
HEILIG Tuesday, Wednesday;
and Thursday, the Taylor Players
present “Three Live Ghosts;” Fri
day and Saturday, JUNIOR VOD*
ilcrmtiiii club, physical education
honorary for women, has announc
ed the (Judging of Margaret Hurley
and Nellie McDonald.
“Say it without
Across from Sigma Chi
Hint ended in an engage
ment, got its start at
this past winter, luring
tier over here felljbws,
maybe you'll be lueky too.
of school supplies. college jewelry ;iml
pclimmts, drugs nJid sundries at aurpris
inly reduced prices.
U niver sity Pharmacy
“The Students’ Drug Store
llis Newest Talk ini' Comedy lit a nut
with SUE CAROL
Make the round of fun with the
screen’s cleverest comedian . . .
Love Janj'lis ami then some . . .