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University of Oregon, Eugene
Vinton Hall, Editor Anton Peterson, Manager
Willis Dnniway, Managing Editor
Rex Tuning- Associate Editor
Dave Wilson, Lois Nelson, Harry Van Dino—Editorial Writera
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Editor’s Secretary: Mary Helen Corbett Carol Hurlburt, Society
Assistant: Lillian Rankin Lester McDonald, LTterary
Barney Miller, Features Warner Guiss, Chief Night Editor
Phil Cogswell, Sports
Reporters: Merlin Blais, Betty Anne Macduff, Roy Sheedy, Ted Montgomery, Jessie
Steele. Isabelle Crowell, Jack Bellinger, Betty Davis, Helen Cherry, Virginia Wentz,
Jim Brooke, Joan Cox. Kenneth Fitzgerald, Madeleine Gilbert, Ruth Dupuis,
Frances Johnston, Oscar Monger, Carl Thompson, Billie Gardiner, Caroline Card.
Night Staff: Friday Elinor Henry, Harold Birkenshaw, Joseph Saslavsky, Fred Fricke.
Day Editors : Thornton Gale, Lenore Ely. Thornton Shaw, Eleanor Jane Bnllantyne.
Sports Staff: Ed Goodnough, Bruce Hamby, Walt Baker, Ervin Laurence, Eh the*
Radio Staff: Art Potwin, director; Carol Hurlburt, secretary; Dave Eyre, reporter.
Harry Tonkon, Associate Manager
Jack Gregg, Advertising Manager
Larry Jackson, Foreign Advertising
Ken Siegrist, Circulation Manager
Ned Mars, Copy Manager
Martin Allen, Ass’t Copy Manager
Mae Mulchay, Ass't Foreign Adv. Mgr.
Edith Peterson, Financial Adm.
John Painton, Office Manager Dorot
Harriette Hofmann, Sez Sue
Betty Carpenter, Women’s Specialties
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Carol Werschkul, Executive Secretary
Larry Bay, Ass’t Circulation Manager
Bob Goodrich, Service Manager
Marie Nelson, Checking Department
Hughes, Classified Advertising -Manager
Copy Department: Beth Salway, Mirtle Kerns, George Sanford.
Copy Assistants: Joan Bilyeau. Viola Morgan. Office Records: Louise Barclay.
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George Turner, Katherine Frentzel.
Advertising Solicitors This Issue: Bill Barker, Dick Goebel, Victor Kaufman, George
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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 of the Pacific Intercollegiate Press. Entered in the postoffice at
Eugene, Oregon, as second class matter. Subscription rates, $2.f>0 a year. Advertising
rates upon application. Phone, Manager: Office, Local 214; residence, 324.
Guidance for the Men
(he vocational guidance program sponsored by the
Associated Women Students well under way, the possi
bility of having some sort of a similar program for men may
be in order. The women’s lectures have been well attended and,
after getting off to a rather inauspicious start, they have proven
to be very valuable.
Unorganized attempts have been made by the various schools
in past years to bring leading figures to the campus for lectures
which were thought to prove of help to men thinking of lifelong
vocations. All of these talks were well attended, but there was
little organization behind them. Various honoraries have also
had leaders of their professions on the campus from time to
time and have issued invitations to all interested in attending.
It is only natural that few men who were not members of the
groups put in an appearance.
In this modern day, with its many varied possibilities for em
ployment, it is difficult for a college student to decide on a
profession with only a background of college work behind him.
Statistics prove that a great percentage of college graduates,
going out into the business world, have found that they were
not suited for the work they chose. They lost valuable time in
making a change or in finding the positions best suited for
A plan whereby a series of lectures could be given on the
campus by leaders in the various professions each year might
be feasible. These affairs would be all-campus in their nature
without regard to the courses in which the students were ma
Successful business men are usually found to be entirely will
ing to advise students in their vocational problems. The pro
gram could be so arranged that short personal interviews might
bo granted to interested students, and it is entirely likely that
many men would, in this manner, find work in the field in which
they are most interested and to which they are best adapted.
rJ''llOSE who complain that in the modern American university
athletics and the social life are over-emphasized at the ex
pense of scholarship may find some atonement in our institu
tion in the amount of publicity that is given to the students
who make exceptional scholarship records, or rather grade-point
Something of a Pythagorean mysticism of mathematics
seems to hang around the figure 80, and prompts the prepara
tion and prominent publication of names of all students who
make more than four-score grade-points. Perhaps the choice of 1
this number lies in the fact that 80 is the maximum number of
grade-points which may be made by a student carrying the nor
mal and faculty-advised study schedule of 16 hours, and the
restriction of an honors list to those with more than 80 points 1
automatically bars the normal student.
We do not wish to detract from the value and the pride of
exceptional grades, but we regret that there is no more accurate
measure of the educational value derived from a college term
than an arbitrary apd artificial system of mathematical classifi
cation which separates the blessed from the damned. Making
so much of students who draw down straight I's implies that
their methods an those which should be emulated by all stu
dents. a possibility that exists only in theory and possesses
Old Oregon Han
Article bv Youuii
First Report of Stuto.Boat'd
Reviewed l»> Aullioi*
“Looking Over the First Report
of the .St«te Board,” a review of in*
terest to Oregon students and fat -
uity as well as alumni, appears as
the first article in the February
issue of "Old Oregon." alumni pub
The article is written by F M.
Young, ’14, associate editor of the
Oregon Voter, and contains some
significant figures and data tin the
findings of the newly-formed state
board of higher education.
A picture of Judge Robert Sharp
Bean, ’78, who, up to the time of
his death in 1931, was tlie only
surviving member of the first class
to be graduated from lb*' Univer
sity, and a tribute to bis character
and accomplishments arc given
Iirst place among the illustrations
cf the issue.
Dr. James H. Gilbert, dean of
the college of literature, science,
land the arts: Dr. F. L. Shinn, pro
lessor of chemistry; and Dr. K. C
Clark, chairman of the history de
partment, are the three to appear,
in the "Faculty Faces" section
A poetry section, entitled "Some
■ Stray Verses." contains seven
(poems by students in the English'
iclass of versification, taught by
Alice Henson Ernst. Some of the
young poets include Nancy Tay
lor, Phyllis Van Kimmell, Eleanor
Coburn. Elinor Henry, Margaret
Ormandy, and Rebecca Morgan.
The Hall of Fame section blos
] soms out under a new name.
| "Some of Ours," and contains
sketches of four prominent alum
ni. Maurice Hyde. Agnes Dorothy
Campbell, Oliver L! Hustou and
To Add Degrees
Faculty Vote To Give Rank
Of Master, Doctor
Two professional degrees, that
of master of education and doctor
of education, will henceforth be
granted by the school of educa
tion of the University of Oregon,
it is announced here following fa
vorable r tion on the proposal by
These < agrees will be conferred
upon men and women who pass
rigid requirements in the field of
school education, a more highly
specialized phase of education than
is required for the ordinary master
of arts or master of philosophy de
Privilege to grant these degrees
at the University now places the
school of education here on a par
with any in the country, it is
pointed out. Holders of the de
grees are expected to find Them
of high professional value, since
they will stamp the graduate as
one specialized in the field of edu
The Oregon school has beeen
recognized for some time as a
leader in the field of education,
and many of its research and oth
er projects have won national ac
claim. Graduates are now teach
ing in all parts of Oregon and in
many places throughout the world.
Drama group of Philomelete will
meet in the recreation room of
Susan Campbell hall, Sunday, Feb
ruary 8, at 4 o’clock.
Oregon Yeomen executive coun
cil will meet at 8 o’clock Monday
night in the men’s lounge of the
Gerlinger building. Extremely im
“Pre-engagement Years” will be
the topic for discussion led by
Edith Grim at Westminster house
at 9:45 Sunday morning. Every
one interested may attend.
Hikers meet at the Women's
building at 1 this afternoon for
trip to Hendricks park.
Prose ami poetry group of Phil
omelete will meet Sunday after
noon at 2:30 in the women's lounge
at Gerlinger building. Members
please bring pages for the scrap
Phi Theta Ilpsilon meeting Sun
day at 5:30 at the home of Mrs.
N. F. Macduff, 1135 Mill street.
Must be excused by president if
unable to attend.
Gamma Phi Beta announces the
pledging of Lucy Brookes of Seat
Theta Chi announces the pledg
ing of Bud Ellison of Roseburg,
PLEDGING \N NOUNCEMENT
Chi Delta announces the pledg
ing of Margaret Corum and Gladys
Gillespie, both of Eugene.
WThe + ♦
Well, how time flies! An
other day shoots around in less
time than it takes to tell about
it. And speaking of shooting
a round, it's about the time of
j year to think up fresh means
| of gipping the old score card.
I And, by the way, Mrs. Koptzo
1 vich, may I have the third
; ' waltz ?
| YES, WE’RE GOING TO THE
i Mary had a little pony,
! On paper white as snow;
j And every quiz which Mary
| The pony was sure to go.
She forgot to hide it from the
Which was against the rule;
And now our Mary studies hard
In correspondence school.
AND WHY WAS IT CALLED
jA PONY? BECAUSE IT IS
(MANY PEOPLE'S MANE SUP
j PORT, AND THEREBY HANGS
I A TALE.
♦ ♦ ♦
| And if you think that one’s
| weak, just read on.
And while this is being written
we see our roomie primping him
; self all up to go to the Kwama
' Skull and Dagger blowout at Co
* * *
\ And speaking of the names of
the honoraries around this school,
' we ask you confidentially, what’s
I the use of ever studying the Eng
' lish language ? Itchkowitz boompa
Urzctmn htarmb, Mrs. Jones? No.
Ispurble, allum oople grztvilky,
And then there was the girl who
loved to see a man with a pipe.
You guessed it, she's now the wife
of a plumber.
* * *
Being a fable of the man who
got his picture in the Emerald.
Once upon a time there was a
freshman. He lived in a big frat
house with shower baths and a pet
canary. He had a car, a canoe, a
portable phonograph, a new suit
and a clean shirt. He was bright
and made 28 points every term.
He was free from Halitosis, B. O.,
athlete’s foot and gym itch. He
had shook hands with Johnny
Kitzmiller, Arnold Bennett Hall,
President Hoover, A1 Capone, S.
Stephenson Smith, and Johnny
Kendall. He had a personally au
tographed picture of Clara Bow on
his dresser and another one of
Bull Montana. He had curly ljair,
could sing tenor, and had won
three waltzing contests. He haji
once been mentioned in the parlor
propaganda over the Emerald
KORE hour. He had been blithe
and happy until this last event.
When his name had come over the
ether he heard several people re
mark, ’ Who is that? Never heard
of him. Can't be anyone of im
From that moment on his life
was blighted. Who was he ? he
thought to himself. No one, abso
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Step out with a smile
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In the G-E cleaner are found
so many feaiures you’ll won
der how it can be sold for
The Wir Standard Mmlfl ha»
jP added suction, ru^tJcdncM,
beauty at the old price.
Power’s Furniture Co.
llth Street and Willamette
lutely no one. He slunk home and
drowned his troubles in lavoris.
On the campus he was a changed
man. Why couldn’t he speak to
all the prominent people like the
rest of the students? He slunk
about the campus, with head hung
in shame. When anyone spoke to
him all he could do was mumble.
The student body president passed
him up without even looking at
him. And beautiful Nellie Mc
Dougall never even gave him a
glance. He was simply a non
One morning he awoke to find j
that a fraternity brother had i
taken pity on him and had ap- [
pointed him chairman of an im
portant class function. His pic
ture appeared in the paper. He
stared at it with unbelieving eyes.
He, a campus celebrity. With
eager eyes he glanced at the ac
companying article: Jones says ‘
that this will be the most success
ful function of its kind in the his
tory of the University. . . . Jones
promises . . . Speaking of Jones’
appointment, Smith says . . . That
he feels positive that Jones is the
very man for the job . . . one of
the most active members of his
class ... a member of the bon
fire workers . . . greater Oregon
committee ... did a brilliant piece
of work as a member of Glee
cleanup committee . . . confident
of success of the function.
He jumped up from the break- ,
fast table and ran upstairs to
look at himself in the mirror. Now
that he was a man among men,
he must look the part. He must
be dignifiedly pleasant but must
master that “most likely to sue- ]
ceed" expression, the harried im- '
portant expression which he had 1
observed so many times with envy ]
on the faces of the big men about
the campus. In short, he must 1
look the part of a man of affairs, <
and must learn that curt nod 1
which invariably accompanied *
their "Hello, Joe!’’ or “How are '■
ya, Mike?” He practiced these 1
expressions until he had them j«
down pat. Then he practiced his 1
masterful stride. Finally, with I
beating heart and with expanded j
chest, he walked down the cam- I
pus. He , could imagine people j 1
looking at him, pointing him out i
as “A1 Jones, the chairman of so i
and so.” He spoke to everyone 1
he met and received the few con- i
gratulations with becoming mod- c
csty and with that certain effi
cient air. Suddenly he saw the
student body president coming
down the street toward him. His
pulse quickened, now or never.
“How are ya, George?” he
barked. Everything went perfect,
his curt nod, his glance of cool
appraisal, just the proper inflec
tion. He received a puzzled nod.
Confidence raced through h i s
veins. Then he saw Nellie.
“Hello, Nellie!” and received a
demure, half-wondering response.
Yen, college was sure the dope.
He stopped to have a cigarette at
the law school curb, with a frat
brother. He put in his two bits’
worth in the conversation. As he
left the group he stopped to tie a
“Who's that guy?” he heard one
of the persons he had just talked
to inquire in a puzzled voice.
“Search me,” said another voice,
“I never saw him before.”
Ice froze in his veins and he
slunk homewards, by a back route.
He didn’t feel like going to his
classes. He once more drowned
his troubles in lavoris. What the
hell was the use ?
McGowan and Warner To
Debate With WSC Soon
Catherine McGowan and Jane
Warner, members of the women's
lebate squad, are busy working
cn their speeches over the week
end in preparation foe their de
cate with Washington State col
ege this coming Tuesday.
The girls will debate the affirm
ative side of the question, “Re
solved, that Gandhi has been a
cenefit to India.” The debate is to
ce held Tuesday evening in 105
]rADNHI PROVES PEN
MIGHTIER THAN SWORD
(Continued from rage One)
ilants and factories. Also, Gandhi
ioes not want the British to go,
)ut simply to give his country
“Gandhi has taught the world
he power of the economic boy-,,
:ott,” Mez said. Cotton manufac
urers in England have been dealt
l hard blow by his activities. The
peaker believes that British con
rol of India is virtually a thing
if the past if Gandhi persists in
iis present activities.
Hobby Group To Meet
The Prose and Poetry group of
^hilomelete will hold its regular
neeting Sunday afternoon at 2:15
n the women's lounge of Gerlinger
lall. Pauline Schuele, acting pres
lent of the group will lead the dis
A Decade Ago
Saturday, February 5, 1921
Varsity wins from O. A. C. 30
* * *
Student body to present “Ari
zona.” The cast will be chosen
from tryouts. •
* * *
799 people are taking corre
spondence courses, according to
the extension division report.
O. A. C. rooks take initial game
from frosh tossers 21-9.
•1s * *
Summer vacation this year is to
be lengthened one week.
HEMPSTEAD SPEAKS ON
OWNERSHIP OF POWER
(Continued from Page One)
the lines will be drawn remains a
puzzle. Time will tell. Oregon’s
power fight is not quite over. Yet
it has already been and will con
tinue to be a spectacular social
combat. And in the amphitheatre
of state or national politics today
no responsibility is more crucial
to ourselves and to our posterity
than the determining of the proper
Hempstead will give an analysis
of the hydro-electric power bill
over KOBE at a later date.
President Hall Is Invited
To Washington Gathering
An invitation to attend the
meetings of the section on medical
service of the White House Con
ference on Child Health and Pro- _
tection, to be held in Washington, 7
D. C., February 19 to 21, has been
received here by Dr. Arnold Ben
nett Hall, president of the Univer
sity. Although he will be unable
to attend the session, Dr. Hall
plans to assist in every way in
the movement, which is being fos
tered by President Hoover.
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