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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (May 12, 1932)
Pea Soup Recipe Is Adapted
To Make Actors’ Gold Braid
One handful split peas and rice,
one drop glue; a pinch of gilt.
Mix portions well. Result, gold
No Cinderella’s wand is neces
sary to guarantee the success of
this strange recipe. Miss Mary
.Starr, instructor in household arts,
is the "fairy godmother” who
makes the product before all cu
“The Beggar’s Opera” necessi
tated the invention of a substitute
lor the elaborate gold trimmings
on the men’s coats; hence, the
lowly vegetables were put to a
more noble use.
Costumes for the campus oper
atic production, which is to be pre
sented Friday and Saturday nights,
are rapidly being completed by
the committee of students work
ing under the supervision of Miss
Starr and Mary Jean Warner for
the past five weeks.
The men characters will cut
dashing figures in their gaily col
ored vests, rich dark coats, gold
buttons, lace cuffs, and powdered
wigs. The women, likewise, will
display the heighth of fashion for
the coquette of the eighteenth
century in their bright, billowy
skirts (six yards, to be specific!)
and ruffled headdresses.
These costumes are historically
correct, Miss Starr avers, since
costume books of the period were
studied carefully to make repro
ductions complete to the most mi
By Ex-Oregon Man
John W. Bean, ex-'28, of the Uni
versity of Oregon, who is seeking
the Republican nomination for
county surveyor, was a major in
the geology department while he
was on the campus. During his
senior year Bean was president of
the Oregon chapter of the Condon
club, honorary geological and min
ing society of American Universi
After leaving school Bean was
employed in the engineering de
partment of the Portland Electric
Power company, where for four
years he served in various capaci
ties on the staff of the construc
tion engineer. His work with the
power company brought him in
close contact with the county sur
veyor’s office in Multnomah,
Clackamas, Marion, and Columbia
counties in Oregon and with several
Bean’s candidacy has the back
ing of many of Eugene's prominent
merchants and business men and
is also openly endorsed by the Po
litical League of Organized Labor.
AWS To Sponsor Show
Friday Night at Colonial
The first of a series of shows to
be sponsored by the Associated
Women Students will be given at
the Colonial theatre tomorrow
night. The women plan to put on
a feature in addition to the regu
lar motion picture.
The film for this week's show is
"Shanghai Express" with Marlene
Dietrich. Announcement will be
made tomorrow of the women's
part of the program.
Y. W. COMMISSION WILL
INSTALL NEW LEADERS
(Continual from 1'ogo One)
mew, Mary Ella Hornung, and
Ruth McClain, arrangements; Elea
nor Wharton, music; and Cynthia
Liljequist, Margaret Osburne, and
Elizabeth Bendstrup, serving.
Claire Maertens will act as official
Retiring cabinet members are
Virginia Hartje, president; Marga
ret Hunt, vice-president! Jean Fail
ing, secretary; Evelyn Kennedy,
treasurer; and the following chair
men : Emmabelle Stadden, Dorothy
Morgan, Evangeline Miller, and
Mighty George Bancroft!
Crashing through as the
ruffian ruler of war-torn
new Russia. . . . Miriam
Hopkins! As his ravishing
blonde temptress. Together!
Matinees 10c Nights 20c
Betas Immerse New
Student Body Leaders
Just a good old Beta custom!
There’s a tradition down on the
race that if the house can claim
a student officer the newly elected
gets tossed in the mill-race. Not
being satisfied with throwing in
Bill Bowerman, recently elected
vice-president of the A. S. U. O.,
the Betas invited the new presi
dent, Bob Hall, to the house for
lunch yesterday and then pro
ceeded to throw him in with Bow
erman. However, they aver that
the deed was not premeditated.
At any rate, Hall and Bower
man learned that to be in politics
you have to be in the swim.
Irving Fineman Will Be
Campus Guest Monday
Irving Fineman, well-known au
thor, will be on the campus next
Monday as the guest of Sigma Al
pha Mu, it was announced yes
Mr. Fineman has published sev
eral novels, among them “This
Pure Young Man” and “Lovers
Must Learn,” and has numerous
magazine articles and stories to
Before taking up writing Mr.
Fineman served as a civil engi
neer, as a navy officer, and as a
member of the faculty of the Uni
versity of Illinois.
Lewelling, Shanks Get
New Jobs From Meier
PORTLAND, Ore., May 11.—
(4P)—Governor Julius L. Meier
today announced the appointment
of L. C. Lewelling, Linn county
district attorney, to succeed the
late Gale S. Hill on the circuit
bench in the second judicial dis
Judge Hill, of Albany, died in a
hospital here recently.
Simultaneously the governor an
nounced the appointment of M. D.
Shanks, Lebanon attorney, as dis
trict attorney to succeed Lewel
PROGRAM FOR AD MEET
IS NEARLY COMPLETE
(Continued from rage One)
shall Dana, of the Oregon Journal.
Leith Abbott, advertising manager
of the Southern Pacific, will act
This banquet is an annual event
but this is the first time in history
that it has been made a formal
affair, according to Hall. It will
be open to all at 75 cents a plate.
Sunday morning both Alpha Delta
Sigma and Gamma Alpha Chi will
hold breakfasts at which associate
members will be initiated. These
breakfasts will be in the form of
reunion for the active members of
the chapters and the graduates.
Delegates are expected from
Portland, Albany, Corvallis, Salem
and other sections of the state,
according to Harry Schenk, Alpha
Delta Sigma president.
The high-hatted hit
30 NEW YORK
Don’t miss the
gala midnite show
1 1:15 P. M.
Cast for Comedy
Cast for "Lady Windermere's
Fan," Oscar Wilde comedy to be
presented at Guild theatre May 20,
has been selected by George An
Players are members of the
technique of acting class, which
Mr. Andreini teaches.
The title role of Lady Winder
mere, who runs away to join her
lover when she falsely believes her
husband untrue, is played by Gret
chen Wintermeier. She is saved
from scandal by a Mrs. Erlynne
enacted by Elizabeth Scruggs, the
"other woman, who in reality is
Lady Windermere's mother.
Other feminine players are Ty
Hartmus as the Duchess of Ber
wick and Louise Webber as Mrs.
The masculine leads are Leon
ard Dart, portraying the lover,
Lord Darlington, and Ethan New
man, playing Lord Windermere.
Others in the cast are: Hagan
Moore, Lord Augustus Lorton;
Donald Confrey, Cecil Graham;
Charles Shoemaker, Mr. Dumby;
Robert Ferguson, Mr. Hopper;
Martin Geary, Barker.
Dorothy Clifford is business
manager for the production, and
Donald Confrey is designing the
Johnson Is Named
Orville Bailey was re-elected
president of Phi Epsilon Kappa,
honorary athletic fraternity for
men, at a meeting in the men’s
gymnasium yesterday. Tom John
son was named as the most out
standing senior for the past year.
Other officers named were Fred
Sears, vice-president; Marion
Weitz, secretary-treasurer; Rock
well Rogers, guide; Rudie Heg
dahl, historian, and Charles Wish
ard, sergeant at arms.
Johnson also received the honor
key for scholarship.
Federal Relief Plan
WASHINGTON, May 11—(AP)
— The powerful support of Robin
son of Arkansas today was thrown
solidly behind a new move for fed
eral relief for the unemployed.
From the Democratic leader of
the senate came a broad plan for
relieving suffering and aiding eco
nomic recovery through a $300,
000,000 relief fund and a $2,000,
000,000 construction program.
Later a group of 10 Democratic
senators pledged themselves to
support the legalizing and taxing
of beer to finance a $1,500,000,000
Birth plaee Coes Wet
COLUMBUS, May 11.—(AP) —
Ohio, birthplace of the Anti-Saloon
League, gave its support to foes of
prohibition in yesterday's primary
election on the face of returns
nearly complete tonight.
S. P. McNaught, state superin
tendent. of the Anti-Saloon League,
which endorsed Taber, said the re
sult indicated voters’ ‘'indiffer
STATE BOARD MAKES
ANSWER ABOUT KERR
(Continued from Page One)
Oregon State college steadfastly
refused today to comment on the
movement by state college alumni
seeking his appointment as chan
cellor of higher education in Ore
The alumni association, how
ever, through its secretary, E. C.
Allworth, said definitely that the
move to obtain for Dr. Kerr the
appointment as chancellor was
taken without his knowledge and
consent and that it was definitely
understood that he was not a can
didate and was not interested in
"The move for President Kerr
for chancellor was made by the
alumni because we feel that he is
the outstanding man for the posi
tion and is eminently qualified and
deserving of this important post,”
Allworth said. "We therefore took
the step without the president's
knowledge and consent and are
still convinced he should be ap
A. S. U. 0. OFFICERS TO
BE INSTALLED TODAY
(Continued from rage One)
the parliament, Homecoming for
next year and athletics are expect
Travis Carries Over
The retiring officers, in addition
to Mimnaugh, are: Walt Evans,
vice-president; Irma Logan, secre
tary; Omar Palmer, senior finance
officer: Wally Baker, senior man:
and Velma Powell, senior woman.
Jim Travis, junior finance officer
this year, will carry over to next
[year as senior finance officer.
Tickets on Sale
At Co-op Today
/"1ESERAL admission tickets
9 for the “Beggar’s Opera”
will go on sale this morning in
the Co-op store. There are still
some reserved seats which have
not been taken.
The matinee presentation Sat
urday afternoon will be a salon
performance, it was announced
yesterday by S. Stephenson
Smith, production director.
The general admission tickets
will sell for 50 cents. The prices
on the reserved seats is 75 cents.
All seats for the matinee will
sell for 35 cents with the excep
tion of blocks bought by class
groups of 10 or more.
House Approves Veto
Of Democrat Tariff Bill
WASHINGTON, May 11.—(AP)
—Reacting immediately to a presi
dential veto message that bristled
with denunciations, the house to
day voted to uphold President
Hoover's flat rejection of the Dem
! ocratic tariff bill.
Hardly had the chief executive’s
I blistering communication been re
| ceived than Representative Snell,
I the Republican leader, confident
j that the slim Democratic majority
could not produce the two-thirds
I vote necessary to override Mr.
, Hoover, demanded a roll-call vote.
The vote wa3 178 to override to
160 to sustain. Thus the Demo
cratic proposal that the president
be stripped of his authority to
change import duties upon recom
mendation of the tariff commis
sion is dead so far as this session
Gaston B. Means Free
On $5,000 Bail Bond
WASHINGTON, May 11— (AP)
—Gaston B. Means, under indict
ments charging embezzlement of
$104,000 from Mrs. Edward B.
McLean, and under suspicion in
connection with allegations that
he mulcted as much from another
society woman by promising anti
communist protection, was free to
night on $50,000 bail.
The huge, dimpled detective
strode from jail after Justice
James M. Proctor ordered his re
lease on bonds in the District of
Columbia supreme court.
RAE IN ALBANY
John M. Rae, associate professor
in business administration, trav
eled to Albany Tuesday to address
' the Albany Advertising club at a
j luncheon. The subject of his talk
! was “Prices and the Money
Panic,” and it was offered in con
junction with' a price survey con
ducted by Professor Rae during
the past few months.
For the BEST in
flowers or floral
Three blocks west of
Member Florists Telegraph
To Be Held Tonight
The piano concerto recital to be
given at the music auditorium to- j
night by five students of George I
Hopkins, is to begin promptly at 8. j
Those who will appear on the pro
gram are Eetty Evanson, Carolyn
Haberlach, Edith Grim, Gladys
Foster and Edouise Ballis.
Each recitalist will play only one
movement of a concerto, with the
exception of Edith Grim, who will
play two movements of an Aren
sky concerto. Mr. Hopkins will
play an "orchestral” accompani
ment for each of his students on a
There will be no admission
The program includes numbers
by Mozart, Mosjkowski, Arensky,
Chopin and Rubinstein.
DIRIGIBLE NOW PUT
IN AT KEARNEY FIELD
(Continued from Page One)
as a vast sigh of relief marked the
strangest tension such a gathering
of witnesses had experienced.
The dead are Robert H. Edfall
of South Bend, Ind., and Nigel
Henton of Fresno, Cal., members
of the ground .crew. The rescued
member is Bud Cowart, also of the
naval training station crew. Hen
ton enlisted March 1.
Lieutenant J. C. Choatsworth, in
charge of the landing crew, said
the accident was blamed on a faul
ty ring holding the rope on the
right side. When this parted the
burden of holding the ship was
placed on the left side crew, too
great to hold.
The Akron left Lakehurst, N. J.,
Sunday morning, 6 a. m. (EST)
and battiea thunderstorms in west
ern Texas, which held the ship east
of El Paso nearly all day yester
day. It reached southern Califor- \
nia early today to find poor visi- J
bility. Its navigators planned an
emergency stop here, for refueling,
breaking the planned non-stop
flight to Sunnyvale, Cal.
This is the longest flight ever
made by the Akron.
► TALKIE TOPICS i
WHAT’S HERE AND WHAT’S COMING
Edward Everett Horton, Laura LaPlante, and Spencer Charters
in a scene from “Lonely Wives,” at the Colonial.
WHAT AND WHERE
McDonald —- ‘‘The World and
the Flesh.” George Bancroft,
Miriam Hopkins. Last show
COLONIAL — “Lonely Wives.”
Laura La Plante, Edward Ev
erett Horton, Patsy Ruth Mil
ler, Esther Ralston. Last
REX — "Young Bride.” Helen
Twelvetrees, Eric Linden, Ar
lene Judge. Last showing.
By J. A. NEWTON
Red and W'hlte
When we left the hoys last night
after seeing "The World and the
Flesh,” they said, “Give Miriam
Hopkins a break for us.” Which
tells most of the story about that
Bancroft’s part seems to be
rather routine—that of a rough
and-tumble sailor revolutionist in
the time of the Russian revolution.
Good actor, though. But Miriam—
ah! You had a beginning in “Dr.
Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” and now
you get some more.
Miss Hopkins plays the part of
a theatrical favorite of the wealthy
classes. Comes the revolution. The
sailor falls for the dancer and
promises to get her out of the
sentence of death. As he is re
sponsible for her execution the
“committee” holds him, but at the
last minute the girl turns up.
Thank goodness they weren’t
thrown on the mercy of the com
mittee, but rather the sailor’s
fightin' men come and take them
* S! *
The wife goes away on a trip
and the husband “blooms” in the
evening. A vaudeville impersona- J
tor comes to ask the blooming
husband if he may impersonate
Lim on me siage. nuuuj' gcio a.
iright idea. Let the impersonator
impersonate him while he blooms.
Simple. That’s “Lonely Wives" at
he Colonial tonight.
“Shanghai Express" with Mar
ene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna
.lay Wong, Warner Oland, and Eu
gene Pallette is endorsed unani
nously by the leading reviewers
jf the country. Liberty gives it
four stars and says "it has every
:hing.” Photoplay calls it a “fas
cinating picture." Picture play
rates it a masterpiece in the hands
of Josef von Sternberg, the direc
Must be good. Coming to the
Colonial Friday and Saturday.
* * *
Eric Linden plays the unthink
ing bluffer in “Young Bride,”
while Helen Twelvetrees plays the
bride and Arlene Judge the gold
digger at the Rex. “The Brat” Fri
day. Sally O'Neil.
RUN LOOSE IN SHOW
(Continued from Tage One)
production might be termed de
An entire operatic lighting sys
tem is being installed in the music
building under the supervision of
Burt Coan and Mr. Smith. A
novel scheme for illuminating the
stage has been devised through
the use of combined footlights,
spots, and olivettes.
There will be a matinee per
formance of the opera on Saturday
afternoon at 2:15 o’clock.
The production has excited wide
comment, as it is the first attempt
at the University of Oregon to
divert local musical talent into op
eratic lines. The play itself was
written by John Gay in the early
eighteenth century, and is to some
degree a reflection of manners and
customs of the era, delightfully re
flected in the antics of this group
Tickets are on sale at the Co-op
and at McMorran and Wash
burne’s, at popular prices.
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