Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, May 28, 1930, Image 1

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Dean Virginia Judy Esterly Resigns Post
Upper News
Staff Chosen
For 1930-31
Tossing, Van Dine, Wilson
To Write Editorials;
Burke Sports
Selioeni’s Plans Are To Be
Followed Next Year;
Merit Rewarded
Completing initial plans for the
1930-31 Oregon Daily Emerald, the
upper news staff and editorial
nounced 1 yester
day by Vinton
Hall, incoming
editor, who will
assume duties at
the beginning of
next term.
The newly ap
pointed staff fol
Rex Tussing,
and Dave Wilson,
editorial writers.
Art Schoeni,
Retiring Editor
BoD Allen, managing editor.
T. Neil Taylor, news editor.
Jack Burke, sports editor.
Carol Hurlburt, society editor.
Warner Guiss, chief night edi
Barney Miller, feature editor.
Lester McDonald, literary editor.
Plan to Remain Same
Following in the footsteps of
Art Schoeni, this year’s editor, the
general organization of the staff
will remain fundamentally the
same. After a successful Emerald
year under Schoeni, outstanding
workers have been selected
through merit, states Hall. The
remainder of the staff will be
chosen at the beginning of next
year by the managing editor.
Tussing Van Dine, and Wilson
are all experienced Emerald work
ers. Tussing has been an editorial
writer during the past year and,
before that, acted as chief night
editor. Van Dine has been sports
editor during the ending year, and
has been a member of the Uni
versity sports publicity bureau.
Wilson has been a regular member
of the staff and acted as editor
of the men’s edition published
some time ago. From these men
will be chosen one associate edi
tor some time next year.
Allen New Managing Editor
Bob Allen, as a regular member
of the Emerald staff, has done
outstanding work throughout the
year. He is an employee of the
University press.
Neil Taylor has acted as day
editor during the ending year.
Jack Burke has been assistant
sports editor. Carol Hurlburt has
been drama critic, Warner Guiss
a regular night editor, Barney
Miller a Seven Seers as well as a
regular day editor, and Lester Mc
Donald editor of the Oregana.
Further plans for next year’s
Emerald are being made con
stantly, state newly chosen offi
Feature This!
And For Only
Fifteen Cents
'T'ONIGHT the V. A. A. will
hold tlii m ’ Stravvber-.
ry Festival on the fac
ulty tennis c ’ps*1 9*raw‘
berry sundui A £ be served
for 15 eents ^ one eve
ning, instead i ls at the
different house o' %
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Music will b j, led by
George Weber’s ^ i, and
jitney dances wl $ Id on
the tennis courts, >g to
Fanny Vick Fie. eral
chairman of the evt
Professor Barnes
To Receive Year’s
Leave; Will Travel
Plans To Visit Canada and
Eastern States; May
Visit Europe
Walter C. Barnes, professor of
history, will receive a year’s sab
batical leave of absence from his
faculty duties, starting at the
close of the summer session this
fall, he announced yesterday. Ac
companied by his wife and daugh
ter, he will make a trip through
Canada to western New Jersey,
where he plans to remain at least
until the end of the fall at his
mother’s farm. His subsequent
plans depend largely upon the
state of Mrs. Barnes’ health.
This summer he will spend in
Portland as a member of the Port
land summer school faculty.
It is possible, Professor Barnes
reports, that he may be able to
spend a few months in Europe
studying modern history and in
working on his unfinished book on
modern Russia.
Carl Landerholm of Portland, a
graduate of Harvard, will teach
Professor Barnes’ course in Mod
ern Europe during his absence.
Landerholm received his master’s
degree from Oregon last year.
Bossing To Leave
For Conferences
Education Teacher Will
Speak at Seabeck
Nelson L. Bossing, associate
professor of education, will leave
the first part of June to attend a
Y. M. C. A. conference, and later
a Y. W. conference at Seabeck,
Washington. Dr. Bossing is chair
man of the executive committee of
the Pacific Northwest Field Coun
cil of the Y. M. C. A., and is to
speak before the conference and
conduct a discussion group on
problems of religion. He also
plans to take a group of students
through a thoroughgoing series of
tests in vocational counselling dur
ing the conferences.
As soon as the conferences are
over, about June 25, Dr. Bossing
will go to Vancouver, B. C., where
he will join the University cruise
to Hawaii. He will teach state
and territorial administration and
organization during the cruise and
at the University of Hawaii.
Do You Plan To Make Phi Bete
Then Sit in Front Row, Say Statistics
Front row seats in University
classrooms count more than high
school grades or native intelli
gence toward Phi Beta Kappa if
figures do not lie. For from a list
of pledges of Phi Beta Kappa and
Sigma Xi, and from the winter
term honor roll, 113 are listed
whose names begin with letters in
the first half of the alphabet. Only
43 qualify from the last half.
That many professors seat their
classes alphabetically, with the
l A’s first and the Z’s in the chilly
draft by the back window, is giv
en as the reason by those who
know. The front rows do get the
grades, for the B’s led with 22 fa
vored students, and the H’s are
next with 17. The first five let
ters have one-third of the Phi
Betes and honor-rollers.
And it works all the way along
the rows, for when each is weight
ed by its distance from the divid
ing line, M-N, the front row schol
ars fill their seats with 839 count
ers. The outer darkness has too
many cuts, for there are only 271
Figures are not available for
those who sit near the doors.
One on Chin
By 10-1 Score
Oregon State Sluggers
Drive McDonald From
Mound in Second
Old Foes To Meet on Local
Diamond Friday for
Third Game
Oregon State’s baseball team
walked heavily on the Webfoots
yesterday taking a one-sided
struggle at Corvallis 10 to 1.
Reynold MacDonald started on
the mound for the Ducks, but was
pulled out in the second frame af
ter the Beavers had tallied four
runs. Dave Bloom succeeded him
and breezed along until the sev
enth without allowing any runs to
come in. However, in the seventh
Oregon State scored three runs
and again in the eighth they add
ed a similar number to their total
although they had no need for
Brown hurled for the Orange
men and after allowing the Web
foots to score one run in the first
inning, he became air tight.
Oregon has lost two games to
the Staters. They will meet the
Beavers in the third game of the
series here Friday afternoon. The
game will start at 2:30 on Rein
hart field. The final game of the
series and also the last on Ore
gon’s schedule for the season will
be staged at Corvallis Saturday.
Two To Take Final
Exams For M. A.
Four Education Students
Take Master’s Prelims
Paul Menegat and Gerald Jen
sen, graduate students in the
school of education, will take their
final examination for master’s de
grees next week.
“State and City Procedures for
Character Education in Public
Schools” is the thesis recently
completed by Mr. Menegat. “Ob
jective Test Covering Certain
Problems in Secondary Education”
was written by Mr. Jensen in
preparation for his degree.
Preliminary examinations for
master’s degrees in education were
taken by three women and one
man in Portland last Saturday.
They were Mrs. Mildred D. Hickey,
Mrs. Lucy B. Copenhaver, Mrs.
George Gerlinger, and J. W. Leon
Military Uniforms
Being Returned
$2600 To Bp Refunded to
Student Soldiers
If all of the 520 uniforms that
were issued by the R. O. T. C. at
the first of the school year
are returned intact, the stu
dents who have been takirig
the basic course will be just $2,600
richer. Each student deposits $5
when he draws out his uniform
and has the fee redeemed when
he returns his suit at the end of
the spring term. Each suit is val
ued by the government at $12.H8.
These suits will not be used
again next year, but will be
shipped to some army depot this
summer, as new uniforms will be
supplied for next year's cadets.
Matinee Dramas
Slated for Today
And Tomorrow
‘Knave of Hearts’ To Play
In Guild Theatre at
4:15 Today
‘Steadfast Tin Soldier’ Is
On Thursday P. M.
Jewel Ellis, in her blue and sil
ver dress, cried. Dorothy Murphy
fought a duel. Minnie Heral and
Marian Camp consoled each other,
and Miles Shaw made a terrible
No dress rehearsal was ever
more fun. No cast ever had a
harder time to keep straight faces
than that which plays this after
noon at 4:15 in Guild theatre, in
“The Knave of Hearts,” and in the
double bill tonight at 8:15 of both
“The Knave of Hearts” and "The
Steadfast Tin Soldier.”
On Thursday a matinee per
formance will be given of the
“Steadfast Tin Soldier.”
Katherine Quitmeyer plays the
leading role of Violetta, the queen,
in “The Knave of Hearts.” Play
ing opposite her are Burdette
Nicklaus as King Pompdebile and
Ethan Newman as the poetical
Cast Listed
The rest of the cast includes:
Blue Hose and Yellow Hose: Mar
garet Hunt and Jacquelyn Warn
er; the chancellor, Zora Beaman,
this afternoon, and Dorothy Esch,
tonight; Ursula, Joy Herbert; the
manager, Frank Jackson; heralds,
Virginia Baker and Audrey For
strum; pages, Harvey Welch,
Bonnie Spence, Helen Hutchinson,
Genevieve Gresham, and Wilma
In “The Steadfast Tin Soldier,”
Dorothy Jean Murphy plays the
title role opposite Jewel Ellis, to
morrow afternoon, and Louise
Marvin tonight. Statira Smith
plays the golliwog, Garoo tonight,
while Miles Shaw takes the same
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Wins Jewett
Prize Contest
Marl Liles Takes Honors
Among Frosli Men;
Roberts Next
Gladys Clausen Is First in
Undergraduate Co-eds;
Kibbee Second
Twenty-seven students won
prizes yesterday in the Wilson F.
Jewett prize extempore speaking
contest which was held in 105
Commerce with Walter E. Hemp
stead, instructor in English, in
charge. The topic upon which the
contestants based their speeches
was “Unemployment.”
Due to the limited number of
participants, it was decided to hold
the finals at the time scheduled
for the preliminaries. The.prelim
inaries were eliminated altogether.
Prize Winners Listed
In the four sections which in
cluded undergraduate men, under
graduate women, freshman men,
and freshman women, the follow
ing students took prizes:
Undergraduate men:
1. Art Potwin—$20.
2. Roger Pfaff—$15.
3. Eugene Laird—$12.
4. William Cutts—$8.
5. H. J. Doran—$5.
6. Don Campbell $5.
7. Leland Fryer $5.
8. Leonard Jee, $2.50; Merlin
Blais, $2.50; tied.
Undergraduate women:
1. Gladys Clausen—$15.
2. Harriet Kibbee $10.
3. Renee Nelson $8.
4. Alice Ridesky $4.
Freshman men:
1. Marl Liles—$20.
2. Charles Roberts—$15.
3. John King $10.
4. Edgar L. Smith, $6.67; Leslie
Dunlap, $6.66; Leslie Whitehouse,
$6.66; tied.
5. Roy Goff—$5.
6. Roy Craft—$5.
Freshman women:
1. Ruth Warren—$12.
2. Jean Lennard—$8.
3. Louise Smith—$5.
4. Betty Jones—$4.
5. Dorothy Stringer—$3.
6. Louise Ansley—$3.
Judges Listed
The judges for the contest were
Waldo Schumacher, professor of
political science; L. K. Shumaker,
instructor in English, and Charles
G. Howard, professor of law.
The prize winners will receive
their prize money in checks mailed
to their University addresses from
the comptroller’s office.
Staff Guffaws
As Ye Ed Vans’;
Chair Is Cause
d INK might cull it nbjofrlca
hccs, hilt the Kmcrahl
staff calls it .hist plain funny
when the oil. Art Sclioeni, gave
one lust, long lean hack in his
swivel chair. The aged iron
cracked, the editor groaned
and flopped to the floor re
minding one of the days when
Bradshaw Harrison and Cliff
Horner dumped loads of wood
in the Alpha XI Delta base
Anyway next, year’s editor
will have a new swivel chair
Soloist Is Given
Praise by Critic
In Vocal Recital
Margaret Simms, Student
Of A. Boartlman
Shows Talent
Soloist, Assisted by ’Cello
Artist in Program
An interesting and well-balanced
recital was presented last night
by Margaret Simms, mezzo so
prano, assisted by Roberta Spicer,
Four groups were presented by
Miss Simms, a pupil of Arthur
Boardman, constituting an admir
able program which brought out
the unusually beautiful quality of
her voice. The soloist was accom
panied by Harold Ayres.
An interesting part of last
night’s program was taken by
Miss Spicer. This very talented
Eugene high school girl displayed
remarkable technique in her play
ing of “Berceuse” by Jarnefelt,
and she provided the background
to one of the evening’s high spots
with her obligato to Miss Simms’
rendition of Tschaikowsky’s “Nur
wie die Sehnsucht Kennt.”
Miss Simms displayed a wide
range of training in the complete
program which included several
modern airs as well as the heavier
renditions of Brahms and Monte
Dallenbach To Teach
Summer Session Here
Prof. Karl Dallenbach, who will
be a member of the faculty of the
University of Oregon’s summer
school session, will drive west from
Cornell university, bringing his
family with him. Professor Dal
lenbach, who will have courses in
psychology here this summer, was
formerly a member of the regular
faculty of the University of Ore
gon. He will be visiting professor
at Columbia university next year.
A Crew To Guide Destinies of 1930-31 Emerald Ship
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News Editor
Sports Editor
Chief Night
Society Editor
Dean of Women Plans
To Study for Doctor’s
Degree at California U.
Dr. Arnold Bennett Hall Expresses
Regret at Resignation
Mrs. Esterly's Work Attracted Much Notice
From Other Institutions; Was Officer in
National Deans’ Association
A/fllS. VIRGINIA JTJDY ESTERLY, dean of women, an
nounced her resignation, to take effect nt tho end of the
school year, yesterday.
Mrs. Esterly, for seven years dean of women at the Uni
versity, plans to study for her doctor's degree, probably at the
University of California, where she received her 13.A. in 1923,
and her master of arts in 1930.
She came to the University as dean of women in 1923, and
except for the last school year, when she travelled and did re
search work in Europe, she has been on the campus.
Virginia Judy Estcrly, whoso
resignation yesterday from the
post of dean of women, which she
has held for the past seven years,
came as a distinct surprise to the
student body. She plans to study
for her doctor’s degree at the
University of California next year.
Gallery Displays
Student Drawings
Plans Made I»y Classes in
Architecture Shown
Architect’s drawings by both be
ginning and advanced students of
architecture are now being dis
played in the student art gallery
of the school of architecture and
allied arts. The plans of Kenton
Hamaker, senior in architecture,
for the hotel to be erected by Gor
don Strong, a famous engineer, on
the summit of Sugar Loaf moun
tain in Maryland, are being ex
hibited before they are sent to
Mr. Strong the last of the season.
Problem plans by the following
students are on display: David
Bloom, Wilbur Bushnell, John
Gatlin, Edward Green, Edward
Hicks, Robert O. Keiser, Evelyn
Kjosness, Louis Lamb, Clair Mei
sel, Robert Otto, Elizabeth Pen
nock, Amy Porte r, Millard
Schmeer, and Oscar Turner.
[ Mrs. Esterly has had a very in
teresting career as an educator.
She taught in St. Mary’s. Shang
hai, China, from 1906 to 1909, and
later returned to this country. Her
thesis for her master’s degree was
on the history of the education of
women in Denmark, and in her
work for her Ph.D. which she is
planning she will extend this to a
study of the history of women’s
education in all the countries of
the Scandanavian region, with
some reference also to the modem
trends in Denmark. In her recent ,
trip to Europe she did consider
able studying in Denmark, Nor
way, Sweden, and Finland, and
will use much of the material she
gathered for her work On her doc
tor’s degree.
Mrs. Esterly Praised
The high quality of Mrs. Ester
ly’s educational work has been
recognized both on this campus
and at the University of Califor
nia. She is a member of a large
number of honor societies and fra
ternities, including Mortar Board,
Kwama, Pi Lambda Theta, and
Alpha Kappa Delta, all of which
have chapters on the Oregon cam
pus, and Prytanean. She is a
member of Alpha Omicron Pi, so
cial sorority.
“Mrs. Esterly’s resignation was
received by the University admin
istration with deep regret,” said
Dr. Arnold Bennett Hall, presi
dent. “She wishes to take advan
tage of her recent travels as an
aid to obtaining her advanced de
gree, and we felt it would be un
just to insist she stay here and
deprive her of this opportunity.
“Her work as dean of women
has attracted a great deal of fa
vorable attention from other edu
cational institutions, and particu
larly from the American Associa
tion of Deans of Women, of which
she was an officer.”
Mrs. Esterly has two daughters,
Josephine, who is a student in
medicine at the University of Cali
fornia, and Virginia, who is at
tending Eugene high school.
Takes Master’s Exam
Miss Elizabeth Bradway, grad
uate student in chemistry, took
her master’s examination at 2
o’clock yesterday afternoon. Her
thesis is “The Concentration of
Wildier’s Bios."
Many Attend Amphibian Meet
Kaahea’s Singing Features Gala Affair
The singing of Henry Kaahea,
and Mildred Wharton, with the
uke and guitar accompaniment,
was probably the best part of the
annual Amphibian demonstration,
that is of the serious portion of
it. The school for beginners in
swimming was presented with a
few new angles to it, and drew
the greatest laughs from the
The Hula Hula girls, Clara
Maertens and Winifred Schoon
maker, made quite a hit with their
graceful typical Hawaiian dancing.
Decorations for the event last
night consisted of black silhouettes
of a rocky coast, and palm trees.
Barbara Mann and Alberta Rives
were in charge of the decorations.
The Hawaiian music—songs, and
guitar and uke, and guitar duets—
were very beautiful with the mys
tic touch of the tropical in them.
Pauline Kidwell made an admir
able swimming teacher, giving her
directions, one at a time, to her
pupil. They were compiled in an
issue of the Saturday Evening
Post, and the teacher evidently
couldn't read very well, as she had
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