Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, May 13, 1931, Image 1

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    Your Advisor
He would like to see you now
that mid-term grade warnings
have gone out to 191 students. Be
sure to see him.
The Weather
Maximum . 82
Minimum . 02
No precipitation.
Students Get
Warning For
Mid-Term Slips Fewer
^ This Quarter
Advisors Must Be Seen,
Warns Dean Onthank;
Activities Hit
Mid-term grade warnings were
sent yesterday by the personnel
office to 31 women .and 160 men.
This is 59 less than were mailed
for the winter term to students
whose work is unsatisfactory.
“Warnings to those active in
campus affairs seemed to be most
numerous,” said Karl W. Onthank,
dean of personnel administration.
“Student elections interfered with
many students’ grades. This is
why the University is interested
. in distributing the activity load."
* Dean Onthank called attention to
the fact that a few students carry
too great a program of extra-cur
ricular activity which has in turn
an effect on the student’s grades.
Three Notices Sent
The warning slips go to stu
dents having two V’s or two F’s,
or a V and an F. Those students
who are on probation received
warnings if they had one V or one
F. These notices are sent to the
student, to his advisor, and to his
parents. The duty of the student
is to see his advisor and try to
determine his difficulty. Failure
to do this shows a lack of interest
and in the end may result in fail
ure in the course. The advisor’s
signature should be attached and
the slips returned a week from the
time they are received.
This system has been tried be
fore but was not as useful or well
recognized, Dean Onthank pointed
out. This year there are a smaller
number of failures and flunkouts
^ which may be attributed to this.
Students on Own
The students are on their own
initiative and it is up to them to
realize their own responsibilities.
He further mentioned that the
personnel organization is for the
use of the students and it is for
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Senior Class To Hold
Last Business Meeting
The senior class will meet in
about two weeks for a final dis
cussion of problems, particularly
the disposal of surplus funds which
have accrued during the year, Bill
Pittman, class president, announced
yesterday. At that time the ex
penditure of the surplus will be de
termined by a vote of the class,
and in the meantime any sugges
tions from seniors as to the way
in which the funds should be spent
V will be welcomed, Pittman said.
He also announced that today is
the dead line for ordering both
commencement announcements and
caps and gowns at the Co-op, and
that after today no more orders
will be taken.
Anti-War !
Frederick J. Libby, executive
secretary of the National Council
for Prevention of War, will address
students tomorrow morning at 9
o’clock in Villard hall.
Peace Educator
To Talk in Villard
Hall Tomorrow
Lecture Set for 9 o‘Clock;
Discussion' Hours
Also Open
Frederick J. Libby, leading spirit
in organized peace education in
America, will be on the campus
this week while he stops in Eugene
and will speak before students to
morrow morning at 9 o’clock at
Villard hall.
Mr. Libby organized the Nation
al Council for Prevention of War
some 10 years ago, and since that
time he has devoted his life to
traveling, speaking and organizing
for the council, of which he is ex
ecutive secretary. He has built up
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Need for New Party
To Be Debated Tonight
The need fdr a new political par
ty will be voiced at the meeting of
the Congress club this evening. The
title of trie discussion, “The re
alignment of Political Parties in
the United States,” has attracted
nation wide attention since its pro
posal by John Dewey, well known
philosopher and professor at Co
lumbia university.
George Bennett, freshman In so
cial science, and Stephen B. Kahn,
freshman in journalism, will pre
sent the subject, after which there
will be open discussion. This topic
has been chosen for varsity debate
next year by the Pacific Coast con
ference, and several members of
the squad will state their views at
the meeting this evening.
Nominations for candidates for
next term will be made, and Otto
Vonderheit, secretary, has request
ed all members to be present. The
meeting will be held at 7:30 this
evening over Colleg Side Inn.
Dorathi Bock Tells Why She
Gave Uo Career For College
o o oOq Q a O Q ' » ” ' V . T " -
Oregon has acquired among its
other campus celebrities a versa
tile young woman who has been a
professional character dancer,
singer, actress, and is now w’riting
for a woman's magazine published
in Chicago. .
She is Miss Dorathi Bock, who
is having a glorious time, she ad
mits, taking up the college educa
jf tion she gave up for a professional
career. She was 14 when she
started character dancing, and
since then she has achieved a va
ried professional success. She will
play the leading feminine role in
“Hotel Universe,” spring produc
tion of the University drama de
partment, which opens Saturday.
“I thought if I were going to
write, I had better come to col
lege and learn to do it artistical
ly,” Miss Bock explained. She has
been taking short story and mag
azine writing.
“My legal name is Dorathi
Pierre, but if you don’t mind I
prefer to be known as Dorathi
Bock, since I have always worked
under that name,” Miss Bock ex
* plained. “Though I don’t know
but that Dorathi Pierre is a nicer
name,” she smiled. O0 •'
Miss Bock’s husband is Jacques
Pierre, New York producer-man
ager. She appeared in his pro
duction, ‘‘The Clinging Vine,” as
one of the cast supporting Peggy
Wood several years ago.
‘‘I never had but one ambition
—and that to be on the stage. I
never deviated from it. There
were no parental objections,
rather my parents wanted to help
me, so it was easy for me to start
my career by dancing for various
club entertainments,” Miss Bock
“Well, of course, rehearsals for
an amateur production are much
different than for a professional
j production,” Miss Bock said when
I we had gotten around to that sub
1 ject. “But I love all rehearsals,”
| she laughed. “The amateur re
i hearsal is slower because the cast
members aren't making a business
; of it, but the finished production
won't be so different. We’ll all
be making it our business to put
over the play to the audience
| then.”
Oregana Staff
Jobs Open To
AH, Says Gale
Applications for Work
On Book Requested
31 Positions on Editorial
Board To Be Filled;
Art Tlicnio Talked
All members of the student body
who are interested are eligible to
turn in their applications for po
sitions on the edi
torial staff of the
1 9 3 2 Oregana,
Thornton Gale,:
editor of the Ore
gana, announced
The applica
tions should con
tain the name of|
the candidate, hisj
address and tele-1
phone number,!
his previous ex
perience, eitner on tne uregana or
in any journalistic field, and the
position desired. This information
is to be placed on the Emerald bul
letin board or turned in to Thorn
ton Gale at the Oregana office im
Staff Choice Due
Over the week-end most of the
staff appointments v/ill be made
from thi3 group of applicants.
There are 31 positions open for the
editorial board, there being 19 sec
tion editors and 12 assistant sec
tion editors to be appointed. The
editors of the future are always
picked from the yearbook staff and
the major is not necessarily limited
to journalism.
Four art themes are being con
sidered for the 1932 yearbook.
Some reorganization will be made
in the staff and changes in the sec
tions are planned.
Work During Summer
It is necessary, according to
Gale, that most of the staff be
chosen this year so that plans may
progress during the summer
months. These appointments are
very good activities, said the new
editor, and those who are willing
to work are the ones who will re
ceive them. Those picked will be
the most eligible of the group, will
be the best fitted for their posi
tions and have the best qualifica
tions to make the Oregana a suc
cessful book, -Gale said.
Honoraries Plan
Big Conclave for
Advertising Folk
Gamma Alpha Chi, Alpha
Delta Sigma Invite
All Members
Plans are now being shaped for
the advertising conclave sponsored
by Alpha Delta Sigma, national
men's advertising honorary, and
Gamma Alpha Chi, national wom
en’s advertising honorary, to be
held on May 23 and 24, it was an
nounced by W. F. G. Thacher, ad
Speakers for the occasion will be
Frank H. Skipper, executive of the
Pennzoil company at Los Angeles,
and Joe Hosmer, of the Hearts
newspapers, established in Seattle.
Skipper is now ,in retirement and
is writing a’ book. Hosmer was one
of the founders of both Alpha Del
ta Sigma and Gamma Alpha Chi.
A banquet will be held on May
23 and a breakfast is scheduled for
the 24th. Those who are to be dele
gates to the convention are the
active members of the two honor
aries, the associate and alumni
members in Eugene, the actives of
the local chapter of Alpha Delta
Sigma at Oregon State, the asso
ciate and alumni members of the
alumni chapter in Portland, repre
sentatives of advertising clubs, and
alumni and associate members in
the Northwest. A delegation is ex
pected from the University of
Race Topic Discussed
By Westminster Guild
Westminster Guild, which meets
tonight at 9 o’clock, will continue
its study of race prejudice with
Mrs. Charlotte Donelly, secretary
of housing and employment, speak
ing on the “Race Situation on the
Harold Ayers9 Piano Recital
Gets Approval of A udience
Senior Music Student Is
Splendid in Touch, Tone
And Interpretation
Harold Ayres last night received
the hearty applause of more than
four hundred people for his splen
did piano recital. He displayed a
surety of touch, strength of tone,
and sound interpretation seldom
encountered in a player so young.
The program was long and diffi
cult, and his execution did honor
to his teacher, Louis Artau, and
to his own talents.
Ayres, senior music student, re
produced 100 minutes of sparkling
music from memory with flawless
technique and engaging style. He
speedily put the audience in a re
ceptive mood with Bull’s "The
King’s Hunting Jig” and Handel’s
“Gavotte.” Then he uncovered a
surprise, in the Beethoven “Sonata
Quasi una Fantasia.” The first
movement was the well - loved
Moonlight Sonata, and the alle
gretto of the familiar Minuet. The
rendition was marked by the sing
ing melody which Ayres read into
The Dohnanyi “Fourth Sym
phony” opened the second group.
The slow and measured beat of
the introduction led into a sonor
ous minor melody carried over j
major arpeggios in the bass..
Ayres played quietly, and with a
deep reverence. By syncopation
and delicately poised musical
structure, the piece shocked the
audience to attention. The repre
sentation of distant choirs was
The Casella satires were very en
tertaining, and the pianist played
them with fitting gravity. The
prelude sounded like a Chinese
gone modern, the Galop like a race
against time. The Carillon was
a reproduction of all chimes
never in tune, and the other num
bers were like some people’s sing
ing never quite up to pitch.
Ayres moved swiftly back into
the charming octave study by
Chopin. It was, however, in the
Grainger paraphrase on the waltz
from Tschaikowsky’s “Nutcracker
Suite” that he did his most bril
liant work. Up and down the key
board he ranged, certain of the
rhythms, the divergent modes of
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Annual Picnic of
Sophomores Will
Be Given May 23
Bart Siegfried Appointed
Chairman of Last
Social Affair
The annual sophomore class pic
nic will be held in two weeks, on
May 23rd, at Swimmers’ Delisiit
according- to Jim
Travis, president,
of the class of ’33. J
This event, which!
will be the lastl
social function toj
be sponsored by
the class this!
year will be un-|
der the manage-1
ment of Barts
‘‘In placingl
Siegfried at the
head of this committee, I am con
fident that he will be capable, and
will put the picnic across success
fully,” Travis said, in making the
The picnic is being held on Sat
urday in order to avoid conflict
with classes. Committee selec
tions will be completed and an
nouncement of appointments will
be made in a few days.
Transportation will be provided
by chartered buses. Swimming,
dancing, eating, and novelty events
will feature the affair, with George
Webber’s orchestra secured for the
dancing. If possible prizes will be
offered for various events, how
ever,. definite plans have not ma
tured as yet.
Oregon Yeomen Plan
Shirt Sleeve Dance
A “Shirt Sleeve” dance,0 to be
held in the dance room of Gerlin
ger hall Friday evening, sponsored
by Oregon Yeomen, will be a prom
inent feature on this week’s social
calendar, it was announced last
night by Merlin Blais, president of
the organization.
There are only two requisites for
admission, Blais said. One is that
no man shall wear coat or tie. The
other that each couple present a
ticket or $1 at the door.
Plans for the dance have been
progressing for the past two weeks
and one of the best small dances
of the year is assured by the com
mittee in charge.
Clifton Culp, Yeoman social
chairman, who is heading the com
mittee working on the dance, de
clined last night to release com
plete plans for the dance. It was
learned, however, that the decora
tions would represent a woodland
scene, and that liquid refreshments,
in the form of punch, would be
This is the second dance which
the Yeomen have sponsored this
year. The first, coming in the win
ter term, was principally for mem
bers of the organization.
Tickets may be purchased from:
Merlin Blais, Ted Montgomery, Bob
Walden, Ralph Yergen, Rex Tus
sing, Jack Bauer, Francis Pallis
ter, Clifton Culp, Francis Rickert,
Bob O’Leary, Ray Olsen, Wallace
Campbell, or Claud Conder.
Reedy President
Of Campus YMCA
For Coming Year
Sophomore Is Elected at
Meeting in Hut
Rolla Reedy, sophomore in edu
cation, is the president of the Uni
versity Y. M. C. A. for the coming
school year as a result of the elec
tion held yesterday in the Y hut.
Other officers chosen by the
members are: Jay Wilson, vice
president; Amos Lawrence, secre
tary; Willard Arant, treasurer;
and John Long, Harold Short,
members-at-large. These men will
constitute the cabinet of the Y. M.
and will work in conjunction with
the executive secretary and the ad
visory board. The new cabinet will
meet next week to start plans for
a definite program for next year.
New members of the advisory
board chosen at a luncheon meet
ing yesterday are Walter L. Myers,
Karl W. Onthank, L. O. Wright,
and Roger Williams. The terms of
eight other members of the board
did not expire this year.
Three students—the president,
vice-president, and secretary of the
cabinet—are also on the board,
making a total of 15. Officers of
the advisory board are: Nelson L.
Bossing, chairman; W. G. Beattie,
secretary; and Walter L. Myers,
treasurer. .
Pledges To Show Wares
For A.D.S. Initiation
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If a man with a wildgle^m in
his eye, wearing a derby, peeping
from behind huge advertising
signs, and ringing a cowbell ac
costs you this morning, do not be
alarmed, for it will only be a pledge
going through the throes of init
After wandering over the cam
pus all morning displaying their
wares, the five men who are being
initiated into Alpha Delta Sigma,
national advertising honorary, will
gather on the library steps at 10:50
a. m. and entertain the students
with a few well-chosen words.
The men who will wear the der
bies, signs, and cowbells are Hal
Leonard, senior in business admin
istration, Bob Holmes, Victor
Kaufman, Phil Cogswell, and Har
old Short, juniors in journalism.
Leonard and Holmes have been
active in advertising on the cam
pus. Kaufman has worked on the
Emerald and at present is promo
tional advertising manager of the
daily. Cogswell is the sports editor
of the Emerald. Short has been
active in professional advertising,
having written ad copy for various
advertising concerns. Kaufman is
in charge of the ceremony.
i Munholland’s Condition
Improved at Hospital
The condition of Jim Munhol
land, freshman in the University
who was seriously injured in an
auto accident Friday night after
the canoe fete, was reported im
proved by attendants at the Eu
gene hospital last night.
Munholland suffered a fractured
skull in the accident.
Senior Oratory
Contest Plans
Are Disclosed
Failing-Beekman Prize
Meets To Be June 12
All Graduating Students
Eligible To Speak
On Own Topics
Flans for the Failing-Beekmnn
oratorical contest for graduating
seniors were disclosed yesterday
by the speech division office. Al
though the date has not been defi
nitely set, it is probable that the
contest will be held Friday, June
12, at 8 p. m. in the music audi
torium. All graduating seniors
are eligible for this contest which
has two prizes, of $150 and $100.
The orators may select their own
topics, but their orations are not
to be more than 1500 words in
length. >
Prize Income From Gift
The Failing prize of $150 is the
income from a gift of $2500 made
to the University by Hon. Henry
Failing, of Portland. It is award
ed “to the member of the senior
class in classical, the scientific, or
literary course prescribed by the
University, or such courses as
may, at the time, be substituted
for either of said courses, who
shall pronounce the best original
oration at the time of his or her
The Beekman prize of $100 is
the income from a gift of $1600
made to the University by Hon.
C. C. Beekman, of Jacksonville. It
is awarded under the same condi
tions as the Failing prize, for the
second best oration.
Miss Edmundson Winner
Last year Margaret Edmundson
and James Lyons won the two
prizes. At that time a number of
topics' were presented including
orations on education, religion,
civic responsibilities, and eulogies
on Oregon.
“A keen interest has always
been shown in this contest,” Dr.
Hoeber, head of the speech divi
sion, said yesterday, "and this year
the competition is expected to be
Those wishing to enter the con
tests must be signed up in room 2,
Friendly hall, by noon of June 5.
In case more than six sign up,
which is probable since four sen
iors have already signified their
desire to enter, a preliminary con
test will be held on June 9 at 4
o’clock in room 2 of Friendly hall.
A.S.U.O. Officers
To Take Oaths at
Special Assembly
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Program of Entertainment
Is Planned; 11 9’Clock
Classes Dismissed
The gavel which represents the
presidency of the associated stu
dents will pass from the hand of
George Cherry to that of Brian
Mimnaugh tomorrow morning at
a special meeting of the A. S. U.
O. At the same meeting, installa
tion will take place for the five
other newly elected student body
officers, as follows:
Walt Evans, vice-president: Ir
ma Logan, secretary; Velma Pow
ell, executive woman; Wally Bak
er, executive man; and Jim Travis,
junior finance officer.
The assembly will be held at 11
o’clock in Gerlinger hall, Cherry
announced. All 11 o’clock classes
will be excused.
The new officers will be given
the pledge of office by Cherry,
who will preside at the meeting,
bringing to an end his term as
president of the A. S. U. O. In
addition to the installation cere
mony, several awards will be
made, and a program of entertain
ment is planned, he said.
Sophs Must Apply Now
For Junior Certificates
Sophomores who are expecting
to receive their junior certificates
at the close of spring term are re
quired to make application at the
registrar’s office. This must be
completed before the end of the
term. The student will be required
to state his major at this time.
■ There is no cost in filing the appli
1 cation.
Berries Served
At Tennis Court
Festival Tonight
'TMIE Strawberry festival is
scheduled for tonight, to be
held on the faculty tennis
rourts, or, in ease of min, at
the men’s gym. This rat-racing,
strawberry - sundae serving
event Is sponsored annually by
the Women’s Athletic associa
The affair tonight promises
to be unusunlly good, for prep
arations have l>eon made for
1000 people, the courts have
been especially prepared, and
the Midway orchestra is going
to play. And, in addition, the
jitney dances of 5 cents each
cun be obtained at the rate of
six for a quarter.
Women To Hear
Eleanor Sense on
Home Economics
Vocational Series Feature
Well-Known New York
Dietitian Today
The field for the woman in com
mercial home economics will be the
subject discussed by today’s A. W.
S. vocational guidance speaker,
Miss Eleanor Sense, chief dietitian
and educational director for the
Knox Gelatine company at Johns
town, New York, who will speak at
4:00 o’clock in Gerlinger hall.
Miss Sense took her undergrad
uate work from the University of
Wisconsin where she majored in
household arts and carried her mi
nor work in journalism. She re
ceived her master's degree from
Columbia university.
Teaching experience and social
service work have been Miss
Sense’s preparation for the com
mercial field.
With the Knox Gelatine com
pany, her work has included a
great deal of public speaking, the
writing of bulletins, and general
research work in the field of home
economics. The latter field, ac
cording to Miss Sense is rapidly ex
panding, and there is considerable
opportunity for individual initia
tive in the creation of positions.
Miss Sense plans to explain the
qualifications for the successful
worker, the necessary specialized
I and general preparation, the op
portunities for remuneration and
advancement, and .new 0 develop
ments which will effect the woman
in’ commercial home econ8mics.
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Cheney Comes Back
• To Campus for Visit
Ed Cheney, former University of
Oregon student, now nationally
known on the stage as a feature
tap-dancer, is again at his home
in Portland after two years and a
i half behind the footlights.
Cheney visited the campus Sun
day, paying a visit to "the Kappa
i Sigma house of which he is a mem
' ber.
Freck To Head
15 Senior Man
Speech Group
Executive Council Picks
New ASUO Body
Another Committee To Be
Chosen Next Fall,
Says Chairman
With the appointment of 15 sen
ior men by the executive council,
membership of the speakers com
created A. S. U.
O. body, was
made known last
night by George
Cherry, student
body president.
Joe Freck, of
Portland, is chair
man of the new
i committee. The
| o t h e r members
| are Ken Curry,
^Vin'ton Hall,
Tnnv Paterson.
Hal Paddock, BllUPfttman, Harry
Tonkon, Bill Whitely, Stan Brooks,
George Stadelman, Bob 'Bishop,
Jim Dezendorf, Chuck Laird, Hal
Fraundorf, and Henry Baldridge.
These men will take office im
mediately, Cherry said, and will
make up the membership of the
committee up to the end of the'
current school year. Next fall, and
each year thereafter, the A. S. U.
O. executive council, with the as
sistance of the student relations
committee, will select speakers
committee composed of 15 senior
men, to hold office for a year. The
new committee was provided for in
a permanent resolution recently
added to the A. S. U. O. constitu
tion, by action of the council.
Freck Gives Functions
In a statement last night, Freck
set forth the purpose and most im
portant functions of the new
‘‘The speakers committe is
formed for the purpose of afford
ing .direct ^contact between the
students and their own student
government. Many times during
the school year occasions arise
when it is necessary for the stu
dent president and student offi
cers to gain the active support of
the members of the student body0
in carrying', out important propo
sals. JVe° feel that the° new speak
errf committee, going dijecyy0 to
the students? can be of material
assistance to the student officers 0
and the executive council. %
House Speaking Controlled
01 “Control "Over all speaking in
houses, including the appearances
of the speakers committee, is vest
ed in the student relations commit
tee as a result of the recent perma
nent resolution of the executive
council dealing with this subject.
It is not the purpose of this reso
lution to forbid speaking in houses,
but rather to limit the number of
appearances and to raise the qual
ity of the talks given, in order
that organizations giving the talks
and living groups may both profit
by the regulation.”
On account of the fact that
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Quiet Union of Churches Is
Ideal Situation, Says Adams
(Editor’s Note: This is the
fifth of a series of urticles be
ing published in the Emerald
concerning united student reli
gious work and its relation to
the Oregon campus.)
“The union of Methodist, Pres
b y t. e r i a n and Congregational
churches in a United University
church, lacking any stigma of de
nominationalism and giving a uni
1 versal Protestant appeal to the
campus, seems to be the ideal that
we might work to in formulating
a program of religious work on
the campus,” said Rev. John Max
well Adams, University pastor, in
an interview yesterday.
Such a church building and pro
1 gram would supplement the work
! of the Christian associations and
would incorporate the present pro
! gram of the Westminster Founda
i tion, Wesley Foundation, and simi
lar groups, Mr. Adams said,
j “We can visualize a magnificent
I church auditorium and church
I house, possibly located at the cor
ner of Fourteenth and Kincaid,
covering the third of a city block
which is now owned by the West
minster Foundation. Since the
Christian associations find their
present facilities inadequate, it is
highly possible that they could
find a place for offices, social
rooms, and classrooms in this
church house, and thus center the
Protestant work in one building.
“Such a building, should be a
neighborhood as well as a Univer
sity church. It should not be
strictly a University church, first,
because there should be a contin
uing constituency when the Uni
versity is not in session; second,
because the students need the ex
perience of contact with members
of the normal community that are
both older and younger than them
selves,” Mr. Adams continued.
Mr. Adams believes that the
present membership of the Con
gregational church, plus those
members of the Methodist and
Presbyterian churches who live in
this neighborhood, or whose inter
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