Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, October 16, 1930, Image 1

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    The Calendar
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The Weather
Maximum . 58
Minimum .38
Precipitation .15
Famous Poet’s
Birthday Will
Be Celebrated
Frederic S. Dunn To Give
Illustrated Lecture
Tonight at Eight
Birth of Christ Preceded
By That of Roman
Poet Vergil
To celebrate a birthday of 2,000
years ago is a rare occasion in
deed, but tonight at 8 o'clock, stu
dents, faculty, and townspeople
will gather at Villard hall to honor
the memory of one whose name
remains among those of the great
men of all times. It will be the
anniversary of the Homan bard
Not only the campus but the
whole world is this week paying
tribute to the famous poet who is
credited with having foretold by 70
years the birth of Christ. Celebra
tions and exercises are being held
in universities all over the globe.
A collection started in 1895 by
Professor Frederic S. Dunn, chair
man of the Latin department, of
pictures and prints connected with
Vergil’s Aeneid, will be used in an
illustrated lecture tonight by Pro
fessor Dunn. This group of illus
trations has been added to and
supplemented ever since its incep
tion and is now considered an out
standing collection in the coun
try. People who have heard talks
made by Professor Dunn this
week, have been high in their
praise as to the interest and value
of the lecture.
“Rare indeed,” says Professor
Dunn, “is the man whose birthday
is counted back through twenty
centuries. Our celebration of Ver
gil even ante-dates our Christian
festivities, so naturally the world
is ringing eulogies for the great
Roman poet.”
As president of Phi Beta Kappa
here on the campus, James H. Gil
bert, dean of the college of litera
ture, science, and the arts, will pre
side. The program is being spon
sored by American Classical league
of which Professor Dunn is serving
as a member of a commitee for the
promotion of Vergilian celebra
Chest Drive Successful;
Campus Division in Lead
At the second meeting of the
chairmen of the five divisions of
the Community Chest drive, the
campus division was allowed to re
tain the flag they won Monday for
the division having pledged the
greatest percentage of its quota.
Forty-three per cent of the quo
ta of §4,000 has been pledged to
date. This record has been due
primarily to the splendid coopera
tion of the staff, according to R.
C. Hall, chairman.
U. of O. Faculty Members
To Speak in Grants Pass
Several members of the Univer
sity of Oregon faculty are sched
uled to speak before the Joseph
ine county teachers' institute in
Grants Pass this week.
Dr. B. W. DeBusk will address
the session on the subject of
“Problem Children.” “Problems of
Administration” will be the topic
of Dr. C. L. Huffaker, also of the
education department. W. G.
Beatie, of the extension division,
will speak on "Visual Aids in
'Wear a Rooter’s
Lid/ is Rally Cry
SPECIAL appeal for every
Oregon man to wear a root
er’s lid at the Washington game
in Portland Saturday and at the
rallies Friday night and Satur
day before the game at the
Portland hotel was issued last
night by Brian Mimnaugh,
chairman of the rally commit
“Rooters’ lids make a colorful
showing in the stands at a
game,” Mimnaugh said. “There
is no reason why every Oregon
man should not buy one today
and wear it all the time.”
The University Co-op and
other stores featuring the root
er’s lids reported heavy sales of
the lemon-yellow and green
hats yesterday and were pre
pared to handle a bigger rush
Peppy Webfeet
Raise Igloo Roof
At Lid Donning
Fr.osli Show Old Oregon
Spirit at Large
With a display of more pep,
punch, and enthusiasm than any
assembly at the University during
the last four years, 2000 loyal
Webfeet yesterday roared ap
plause, rumbled through yells with
vim and vigor, clapped loudly and
ended by singing the pledge song
so lustily that the great Igloo
shook, while interspersed at strate
gic pauses, the University of Ore
gon’s new super band crashed forth
the blood-stirring march piece re
cently created by John Stark
Evans, assistant dean of the school
of music.
The occasion for such a refresh
ing display of the old Oregon pep,
was the official donning of the
green by the class of 1934.
George Cherry, student body
president opened the meeting with
the statement, “This assembly is
not a business meeting." His
words seemed to charge the very
air entering the lungs of the large
crowd of students for from then
on the meeting became a pep gath
“Everyone feels, and with ade
quate proof, that the University is
entering upon a new era,” Cherry
continued. “Famous Oregon spirit
is the basis of this feeling, but
Oregon spirit itself must have a
basis.” The president then pointed
out the many things for which the
University of Oregon is renowned
throughout the nation. The year
book, the school of architecture
and allied arts, the medical school,
the schools of music and journal
ism, rank according to Cherry
among the best in the country.
“When we realize these, and doz
ens of other facts like them, clear
down to the fact that Oregon’s
handbook of traditions was judged
to be the best in the United States,
then we know what has been in
part the basis for our Oregon spir
it,” Cherry thundered.
That a new era has dawned for
the University of Oregon is evi
dent by many things, according to
Cherry. The new constitution, the
re-organization of student financ
es, and the country's best football
coach were all cited as examples
of the bigger and better times
opening up for Oregon.
Oregon traditions were next
enumerated by the president for
the benefit of the freshmen, and
followed by the official crowning
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Rael Finds New Mystery
In Research for Folklore
As amazing as some of Ripley’s
“Believe It or Nots,” is the tale
told by Juan B. Rael, instructor
in the Romance Language depart
ment here, of his visit to the
northern portion of New Mexico
and southern Colorado, where
Spaniards iive and talk, and have
the same customs they did in the
sixteenth and seventeenth cen
turies in their homeland. Profes
sor Rael spent three months there
last summer, touring 8,000 miles
by automobile, collecting old folk
Though these Spanish people
have been cut off for three or four
hundred years from their native
land, they still speak the pure
Spanish of that time, still have the
same customs, and still tell the
same folk tales around the fires
during the long winter evenings.
Few of them speak any English,
nor do they have any books, either
English or Spanish. Modern in
vention has meant almost nothing
to them, and Indian and American
civilizations have not touched
them. A collection of their folk
tales will be of immense value in
studying the Spanish of 400 years
ago, from a linguistic, phonetic
and a historical point of view, Mr.
Rael believes.
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The Boom for The Band Is On
With new uniforms, the largest turnout ever, worlds of praise, and all hinds of enthusiasm, the Ore
gon band is this year swinging into one of foremost rank in the country. With plans for a 30-man
drum an dhugle corps well advanced, students are looking forward to all kinds of pep, enthusiasm, and
music for many events during the year.
Godfrey "Shoots”
TT IS said that pictures don't
lie, but George Godfrey’s
camera reporting class knows
After arming the students
with flashes, motion picture
cameras, and camera cases,
Tuesday, Godfrey proceeded to
“shoot” them. He said that this
would be good publicity mate
rial as courses in camera re
porting are not offered at every
university. The only fly in the
ointment was that most of the
students didn’t know a movie
camera from a hole in the
ground. They had never used
such a camera, and what was
more, they wouldn’t know how
to use one (yet). Then, too, It
was a little puzzling to under
stand just how a picture could
be taken with a camera case.
Maybe he knew. Anyway they
“let George do it.”
Jensen Appoints
Committees for
Soph Informal
Committees To Meet at
Villard Assembly Hall
Tonight at 8
Ted Jensen, general chairman of
the Sophomore Informal, yesterday
afternoon made appointment of
committees to handle the class
dance which will be held at Mc
Arthur court on November 1. Ken
neth McKean will fill the position
of business manager, Louise Ans
ley will serve as secretary, and
Esther Hayden will handle the pub
“In selecting committee subor
dinates," he stated, “I worked in
conjunction with the chairmen and
Jim Travis, sophomore prexy,
picking the helpers from a repre
sentative group of sophomores on
a basis of merit. We are handi
capped by a late start this year,
but we have selected the workers
oi our class and expect them to
help make this dance an unrivaled
John L. Stark, Portland decora
tor, has charge of the decorations,
which are shaping up into some
thing entirely new and unusual for
a campus dance. The music will
also be imported from Portland,
although the orchestra has not as
yet been chosen.
Jensen has called for a meeting
of all the committees this evening
at 7:15 in 110 Johnson building.
As this is the first general consul
tation, it is highly important that
everyone listed on the following
committees be in attendance
promptly at the appointed time.
Construction committee: chair
man, Carson Mathews, Bus Lar
kin, Wallace Ohler, Les Dunlap,
Red Roberts, John King, Bob Hall,
Freeman Young, Forrest Paxton,
Bob Bell, Fred Anderson, and How
> ard Kemper.
Decorations: chairman, Julia
Creech, Helen Copple, Georgia Mil
ler, Frances Drake, Ellen Sersan
cus, Marjorie Swafford, Elizabeth
Gilstrap, Dorothy Hall, Frances
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Drum and Bugle Corps To
Be Established at University
ISetc Group To Snell the
Membership of Band
To 100 Members
Plans to swell the size of the
University band to more than 100
instruments by the addition of a
30-man drum and bugle corps have
been completed, and John Stehn,
band conductor, will meet this
morning at 11 o'clock in the band
room of the R. O. T. C. barracks
with any men interested in joining
the new organization.
No experience is necessary, ac
cording to Stehn, although those
who have had drum or bugle ex
perience will be doubly welcome.
Band members will not be allowed
to join it.
No equipment is necessary, for
uniforms, drums and bugles will
be provided. Underclass military
credit will be given to members
of the corps, and they will not be
required to attend regular “war”
It is planned to have the corps
ready for its first public appear
ance with the band on Dad’s Day,
October 25. It will also function
at the Homecoming game against
U. C. L. A. November 8, and at
Infirmary Cases
Slowly Increase
Colds Outnumber Other
Cases at Present
Mid-week finds the infirmary
gradually filling up. The epidemic
of colds which has so strongly in
vaded the campus during the last
few weeks is slightly increasing,
say infirmary officials. This is
quite evident in the fact that the
number of colds far outnumber
other cases under the care of the
health service at the present time.
There are now 10 students con
fined to the infirmary. These stu
dents are: Ruth Holt; Paul Beall,
Virginia Smart, Russell Tinkham, i
Harold Johnson, Robert Fury, Paul S
Fosz, Jack Rushlow, Ted Roadman, I
end Carl Stutsman.
Ted Roadman was brought to
the infirmary on Monday night to
be treated for injuries he received
in a motorcycle accident at the
corner of Fourteenth and Onyx
I streets. He received a bad gash in
the leg, but is reported as recover
ing rapidly.
Jack Rushlow is also recovering
from a leg injury.
Corvallis against Oregon State on
November 15.
Those aspirants who are unable
to meet with Stehn this morning
may go to the barracks at 3
o’clock next Monday afternoon.
“Drum and bugle corps now
form valuable additions to the
bands of the more progressive
eastern universities," says James
Haley, who is taking an active in
terest in the formation of the
corps here, "and Oregon is again
leading the way for other schools
of this part of the country."
All Records Fall
As Oregana Sales
Pass 1600 Mark
Campaign Closes Today;
Nineteen Houses Go
100 Per Cent
Sales in the first two days of
the Oregana circulation drive have
already far exceeded the total
number of copies sold in any pre
vious year, it was revealed last
night at a meeting of all house
representatives. Approxima t e 1 y
1600 students have been signed up
so far.
Five more groups had reached
the 100 per cent mark up to the
time of the meeting, making a
total of 19. Those which went
over yesterday are Sigma Kappa,
Gamma Phi Beta, Bachelordon,
Kappa Sigma, and Omega hall.
Today is the last day of the
campaign. Alice Carter and Bill
Pittman, circulation managers, are
putting over the entire sales pro
gram this year in three days, and
the last of the orders will be
handed in tonight.
The largest number of Oreganas
ever sold in the past is 1450 copies,
according to Roger Bailey, busi
ness manager. This year a quota
of 2000 has been set. Representa
tives will be working today to
ward reaching this goal before the
close of the drive this evening.
Dr. Mueller Will Address
Students of Eugene High
Dr. John H. Mueller, associate
professor of sociology, represent
ing Phi Beta Kappa, will speak
before the Eugene high school at
1 o'clock today, when the Eugene
high school chapter of the Nation
al Honor Society will be initiated
and the 2000th anniversary of the
birth of the Roman poet Virgil will
be celebrated.
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Miller Boosts
For Dad’s Day
Appointments Are Made;
Publicity Campaign
Gets Under Way
Goebel and Hunt Named
To Head Decoration
Preparations and publicity for
Dad's Day received a new impetus
last night with the announcement
by Bob Miller, chairman of adver
tising, of the appointment of indi
viduals in every living organiza
tion on the campus, who will
make a personal check of the
number who have written their
Dads inviting them down for t,he
Speakers will be sent around
again Monday and on the follow
ing Thursday with the message,
“Invite Your Dad Now." Advance
reports indicate that the number
of Dads present this year will far
exceed that of previous years. The
committee, according to Hal Pad
dock, chairman of Dad's Day, ex
pects over 600 Dads to be here
on October 25.
Plans are rapidly being for
warded for window decorations
down town. It is hoped that all
of the taxicab companies will dec
orate their automobiles for the oc
casion. Arrangements are being
made to stretch a large banner of
welcome across the north end of
Willamette street. The committee
in charge of decorations under
Dick Goebel has other features in
mind that are not being an
nounced at the present time. The
campus will also have a number
of banners and signs of welcome
to the Dads. Winton Hunt, in
charge of campus decorations,
promises that the campus will be
completely dressed up for the oc
The two prizes offered for the
most number of Dads are the huge
silver cup standing a foot and a
half in height, and the hammered
silver coffee set, made up of per
colator, cream pitcher, and sugar
tray. Both of these prizes are
awarded annually to the two or
ganizations having the most Dads
down. A house winning either
prize three times gets permanent
possession of it. Rules for the
contest will be announced in to
morrow’s Emerald.
Chet Knowlton, of the Dad's
Day directorate, has named John
Rendland as chairman of the com
mittee in charge of the program
following the banquet, and Corwin
Calvin as chairman of the check
ing committee.
Sale of ’Mums
Goes Over Big
Extra Special Flowers Are
Due Saturday
Although final figures on the
chysanthemum sale being spon
sored by the Associated Women
Students were not available late
Wednesday evening, those in
charge of the sale announced that
the student response was unusu
ally enthusiastic.
In the meantime plans were be
ing completed for giving out the
’mums at Tommy Luke's at 6th
and Alder streets in Portland Sat
urday morning. A letter from
Luke to the committee received
Wednesday stated that he was re
serving a iot of extra special
flowers for the University stu
Students are to bring their or
der receipts to Tommy Luke’s Sat
urday between 9 a. m. and 1:30
p. m., where University girls will
be on duty in a reserved section
of Luke’s shop to take receipts
and give out flowers.
It was learned at the first of
the week that it would be impos
sible to nave flowers delivered to
i Portland addresses, since the cost
of delivery would be too high.
Girls who will be on duty at
Tommy Luke’s Saturday include:
9-10:30, Katherine Manerud, Mary
Lou Patrick, Jane Menzies, Made
leine Gilbert; 10:30-12, Frances
Drake, Alice Wedemeyer, Kathryn
McVeagh, Jean Downing; 12-1:30,
Dorothy Clifford, Carolyn Hahn,
Ellen Sersanous, Frances Keene.
Studes Get Break
From City Council
UNIVERSITY students need
no longer worry in fear of
being arrested for playing ten
nis on Sundays at the Univer
sity eourts. Tuesday night the
Eugene city eouneil said so in
an ordinance excepting tennis
eourts and golf courses from
amusement places prohibited in
an old city blue law.
Students have had to worry
about the law only a part of the
time as the courts are open only
during the afternoons.
Checking Service
Is Added Feature
On Special Train
Big Crowd Is Expected To
Welcome Students
On Arrival
Students taking the special stu
dent train, which leaves for Port
land at 3:30 Friday afternoon,
from Villard hall, will enjoy as an
added feature a baggage checking
service, which will take over all
student baggage before the train
leaves, and will distribute it at
the Portland hotel after the short
rally which will start at 8, Harry
Van Dine, who is in charge of the
train, announced yesterday.
The checking service will be in
the hands of students, and will be
t ffered free, under the supervision
of the rally committee.
Good food at low prices will be
offered by a lunch service, which
will be operated by Jean Eberhart
and Cliff Horner.
The train will make no stops en
toute, and will arrive at the Port
land station at 7:30, where the stu
dents will be met by the Oregon
band, and the ensuing parade will
terminate at .the Portland hotel.
Fifty thousand people, Aaron
Frank, honorary chairman of the
rally committee, said, will make
up the welcoming crowd. Further
details are being worked out by
Brian Mimnaugh, rally committee
The round trip fare, $2.75, is the
lowest ever offered between Eu
gene and Portland, and students
may return on any train up to
10:30 Sunday night, when the last
train leaves, although the regular
return train will leave Portland at
6:05 p. m.
Tickets will go on sale this morn
ing at a booth set up between the
Oregon and Commerce buildings,
Newman Chosen
Congress Head
Public Speaking Group
Elects Officers
Ethan Newman, sophomore, was
elected president of the Congress
club, campus public speaking
group, at a meeting held last
night. John King, sophomore, was
elected to fill the position of vice
president; Robert O’Leary, junior,
secretary; Roy Goff, sophomore,
treasurer; Don Saunders, sopho
more, sergeant-at-arms; Merlin
Blais, former president, will act as
club parliamentarian.
"Should Oregon take over and
operate its own water power re
sources?” was the question dis
cussed by the group. John King
opened the discussion by stating
briefly the cases for private own
ership and municipal ownership.
A program committee was ap
pointed to be comprised of John
King, chairman; Jack Bellinger
and Kenneth Campbell, sopho
Air Program
Will Feature
Idea of Rally
Campus ‘Chatter’ Omitted
From Third Broadcast
Of Emerald Series
Talk on Washington Game
Planned for Tonight’s
Radio Hour
A program absolutely free from
"petty personalities, slanderous
gossip, and swinish snufflings" is
promised for tonight's third "Ore
gon Daily Emerald of the Air”
broadcast over station KORE by
Manager Art Potwin and his as
sistant, Chet Knowlton.
The entire program will be in
the nature of a rally get-together
in preparation for the Oregon
Washington game in Portland
next Saturday. Harry Van Dine,
assistant chairman of the rally
committee, will speak briefly con
cerning the gridiron meet in the
Oregon metropolis. Johnny Creech,
varsity yell king, will also be be
fore the microphone with a few
words in regard to the rooting sec
tion of the game.
Other pep talks will be given by
campus officials. Jim Gilbaugh
will offer a comedy sketch dealing
with the Webfoot-Huskies tilt.
Two Trios Billed
“Sing” Harper, Tory Shell, and
"Slug” Palmer will be featured in
a trio number. The girls’ trio, pre
sented on the opening program
last Thursday night, will make a
return engagement to the studio
to do more vocalizing with Max
ine Glover, Sally Halloway, and
Marvin Jane Hawkins harmonizing
effectively. Miss Glover will offer
several blues numbers.
A seven-piece band, composed of
Eldon Woodin, “Sing” Harper,
Wally Palmer, Bud Nicklaus, John
Pennington, Sherwood Burr, and
Jess Bradley, will present some
novel arrangements during the
broadcast. A trumpet solo by Wal
ly Palmer is also slated for the
evening’s entertainment.
“Parlor Dirt” To Continue
Considerable discussion has re
sulted from the initial "Parlor
Propagandists” program of last
Sunday night. Rumors that future
“dirt-slinging” skits might be
abandoned or somewhat censored
were denied by Manager Potwin
Wednesday night. Said Potwin:
“The Sunday evening parlor
propaganda seems to draw a good
deal of comment on the campus.
It is hoped that this will tempt the
students to tune in on tea hour
programs. If any feelings were
hurt last Sunday, we are very sor
ry and in the future will use only
those characters in our propagan
da who can appreciate this “all-in
fun" radio dialogue. Parlor propa
ganda is certainly going to contin
ue and we shall try to include ev
erybody within its scope.”
These Emerald - KORE radio
hours are being presented on
Thursday nights from 8:15 to 9
o’clock and on Sundays from 6 to
7 o’clock.
Girls Going to Portland
Must Obtain Permission
Permission to attend the Oregon
Washington game in Portland this
week-end must be obtained by all
girls who do not live in that city,
according to Hazel Prutsman
Schwering, dean of women. Wo
men students must also be accom
panied by approved chaperones, if
they plan to stay in hotels.
Oregon International House
Gets Big Return on Its Money
That the University of Oregon
International house is obtaining
greater results per dollar spent
than the International house on
the Columbia university campus
in New York was revealed by Har
old S. Tuttle, professor in educa
tion, who stayed with the group
while engaged in summer session
work there last summer.
"The large sum invested in the
house impressed me especially,”
Professor Tuttle said. "Their en
dowment totals $12,000,000, and 500
students of 27 different nationali
ties are living together.
A better understanding among
the many races, which is the aim
of such an organization, is obtain
ed by mingling of the various na
tionals at the discussion groups,
Sunday suppers, Tuesday after
noon teas, and the qafeteria. Most
of the contacts are temporary, *on
account of the large number of
students, in contrast to the per
sonal friendships developed on this
campus, Professor Tuttle explain
Even outside of the house he no
ticed that racial prejudice was not
strong, due in part to the fact that
New York itself is cosmopolitan
and shows very little prejudice.
Many ideas obtained from the
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