Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, November 29, 1934, Image 1

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Oregon: Unsettled Thursday and j
Friday; showers west portion and
local rain or snow east portion;
temperature below normal.
The Oregon-St. Mary’s annual
gridiron Turkey Day battle i9
scheduled for 2 p. m. today. Just
turn the dial.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON—A 100-per cent
American .Thanksgiving celebra
tion, practiced with elaborate rit
ual by the Iroquois Indians for
centuries before the “first Thanks
giving" of the pilgrims at Plym
outh, Mass., has been discovered in
ancient records by the Smithson
ian institution.
It was known as the “great
feather dance,” a ceremony held
yearly by the Indians at harvest
time and accompanied by an elab
orate Thanksgiving prayer to the
“Master of Life.”
“Whether the pilgrims were in
directly influenced by an Iroquois
tradition which came to them
through the neighboring Algon
quins, which would make Thanks
giving a truly ancient American
festival, can be only a matter of
conjecture,” the Smithsonian says.
W A S H I N GTON — President
Roosevelt, in asking the nation to
remember Thanksgiving Day to
morow, had this thought in mind:
“During the past year we have
been given courage and fortitude
to meet the problems which have
confronted us in our national life
Our sense of social justice lias
“With gratitude in our hearts
for what has already been
achieved, may we, with the help of
God, dedicate ourselves anew to
work for the betterment of man
CHICAGO—George “baby face”
Nelson, public enemy no. 1, died
today—a posthumous victim of
two gallant federal agents who lost
their lives in attempt to capture
The bullet riddled body of the
crime successor of slain John Dil
linger was found in a muddy ditch
this afternoon near suburban Niles
Belgrano, Jr., national commander
of the American Legion, said to
night, “There is no compromise to
make,” when he heard of a count
er-proposal advanced in Washing
ton to those who favor full immedi
ate payment of veterans’ adusted
service certificates.
LONDON — America’s world
series has nothing on Britain’s
royal wedding for early birds.
A half dozen persons carrying
stools arrived in the Wesminster
section shortly after 6 o’clock this
evening and took their places to
await tomorrow's processions for
the marriage‘of Princess Marina
of Greece and the Duke of Kent.
Yuletide Party
Promises ‘Hot
Time’, Dec. 15
Entire Campus to Take
I’art in Revelry
Program Is Varied
Horak, Smith on Student
Faculty Committee
For Affair
An all-campus Christmas party,
the “Christmas Revels" centering
around the “Olde Englishe Yule
tide,” and featuring Christmas en
tertainment, carols, student and
faculty stunts, general dancing—
and aye, Santa Clause himself—
will be the final merrymaking
event of the term. It will take
place Saturday, December 15, in
the Gerlinger gym room.
The entire campus will partici
pate in the program, since most of
the "fun and entertainment” will
be spontaneous, with the exception
of several acts by tumblers, danc
ers, singers, and by Saint Nick.
Miss Janet Smith, University em
ployment secretary will accompany
the carolers on an old time organ,
and a jazz orchestra will furnish
music for the dancing between
Horak Is Chairman
Anyone who wishes to partici
pate in the special features on the
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LA GRANDE, Ore., Nov. 2S.—
(AP)—Dan C. Bowman, Mission,
Ore., merchant indicted on charg
es of first degree murder for the
hunting party slaying of Fred
Lampkin, Pendleton publisher, was
released today on $15,000 bond.
The county guard who has
watched over Bowman in a hospi
tal here was withdrawn; Bowman
was free from the custody of the
A new cast will be placed on
Bowman’s fractured leg and it was
believed he would not return to his
home near Pendleton until the new
cast is placed Friday.
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 28—
(AP) -—-The multiple murder
charges growing out of a water
front riot slaying here were dis
missed when the Multnomah
county grand jury today returned
not true bills in the case of 24
longshoremen charged with first
degree murder.
MOBILE, Ala., Nov. 28—(AP)
—Three young girls, members of
prominent Mobile families, tonight
were safe at home, laughing over
their experience of being abducted
in the residential district and
forced to drive two masked men 65
miles before being released un
Thanks9 Thanks9 and Thanks
For Practically Everything
rjpHANKSGIVING day, and by all
rights we should drum some
thing up for which to be thankful.
All day we’ve wracked our skull's
gray porridge for the wee-ist in
spiring glimmer. Lord, if we only
had Arthur Brisbane's flatulent
skill—of course only for the day.
Platitude for gratitude, and no one
the wiser.
There is a knack in writing
Thanksgiving editorials, but there
is no reason for keeping it a mys
tery of our craft for it will per
haps be years, and maybe never,
ere it will again inspire.
First we evoke that schoolboy’s
Sober-faced group of Pilgrims in
some rocky New England glen.
Waves thrash against Plymouth
Rock in the background. John Al
den comes out of the brush, arrow
through his hat, bearing turkey
gobbler which he lays at Priscilla’s
feet. Miles Standish stands stiffly
by. Squanto and Massasoit slink
in with a basket of popcorn. It is
essential that austerity be the pre
vailing note in order that the riot
ous abundance of our generation,
which will be pictures in the fol
lowing scene, may be in startling
But there’s the rub. Five years
ago that was a dandy trick. Tur
key on the Pilgrim board: turkey
sandwich in every American lunch
pail. Blamed effective. But today
it somehow falls flat.
Let's not be gruding with our
gratitude though. Thank the Lord
for Huey Long. Thanks for the
grain and the Roman circus.
And thanks for the patriotism
that kept Smedley Butler from
mounting Rosinante and becoming
our man of destiny.
And let's wind up with the rous
ing bromide, which we’ll bet you
all expected; thanks that the fire
of the great scholarly quest still
burns in the eyes of each and ev
ery one of us (Tiny Tim), even
though we don’t know but what
we’ll go back to the farm for good
next June.
Who’ll Take It Home?
Pictured above is the handsome Governors? Trophy which is em
blemic of victory in the annual Oregon-St. Mary’s gridiron clash. The
Webfoots are now in possession of the trophy by virtue of their victory
over the Saints last year. On the left, above, is Governor Meier of Ore
gon, and on the right is Governor Merriam of California. The two
chief executives are donors of the statuette.
Churchill s Fears
Considered Coolly
By Great Britain
England Will Be Watchful,
Says Baldwin; German
Secrecy Opposed
Associated Press Foreign Staff
LONDON, Nov. 28 — (API —
Great Britain is watchful but not
panicky over the European situa
tion, including the rearmament of
Germany, Stanley Baldwin, Lord
President of the council, told the
House of Commons today. His
statement was in reply to an ap
peal by Winston Churchill, conser
vative, party leader, for the nation
to put itself in a position of avia
tion security.
Churchill had asserted that Ger
many’s speedy development of an
air force threatened to overshadow
Great Britain’s plans for dealing
with the situation adequately.
Declaring an investigation led
him to the belief that Churchill’s
figures on Germany’s rapid strides
were considerably exaggerated,
Baldwin asserted:
“All I will say is that his ma
jesty’s government is determined
on no condition to accept any posi
tion of inferiority with regard to
whatever force may be raised in
Germany in the future.”
A new British policy in dealing
with Germany—one of direct and
frank contact regarding armament
and other matters—has been in
augurated on Britain’s initiative,
Sir John Simon told the House of
Commons tonight.
The foreign secretary disclosed
that in accord with the new policy
the speech of Stanley Baldwin to
day, in which he urged Germay to
abandon her isolation and secrecy,
bad been communicated to Chan
cellor Hitler before it was deliv
ered in the House of Commons.
It was also communicated to the
United States, France and Italy,
he divulged.
Sir John was concluding the de
bate on national defense in which
Winston Churchill, David Lloyd
George and others had discussed
the European situation with par
ticular reference to the arming of
CHICAGO, Nov. 28.— (AP) —
The body of an unidentified man
was tossed in front of a doctor’s
office tonight and officers rushed
to the scene in efforts to deter
mine if the slain man might have
been the gangster companion of
George (Baby Face) Nelson.
Today's Emerald Last
For W/eek; Four More
Issues in This Term
rjpODAY’S issue of the Emerald
completes the week’s sched
ule for publication. There will
be no other paper until next
Tuesday morning, when publi
cation will resume to continue
for four issues, which will be
the final editions for the fall
All notices which must ap
pear prior to the end of the
term should be submitted before
next Friday's final issue.
ASUO Members
Will Be Admitted
Free to Concert
Eugene Gleemen Program
Proceeds Will Go for
ASUO members will be admit
ted free of charge to the concert
of the Eugene Gleemen, which will
be given in McArthur court Sun
day, December 9, it was announced
yesterday by Tom Stoddard, assist
ant graduate manager.
The proceeds derived from this
concert are to be donated to local
charity. The event is being spon
sored by the Eugene Welfare
League. Mrs. Josephine Chapman,
a member of the league, is in
charge of all arrangements for the
The admission price to all stu
dents, who are not members of the
student body and to all townspeo
ple and outsiders, will be 50 cents
for reserved seats. General admis
sion is to be 25 cents.
The Eugene Gleemen, directed
by John Stark Ev^ns, is comprised
of 75 male voices. They have es
tablished a reputation for them
selves as one of the most outstand
ing singing organizations in the en
tire Northwest, and every student
should take this opportunity to
hear such a prominent group of
voices, Stoddard said.
WARM SPRINGS, Ga., Nov. 28.
—(AP)—President Roosevelt has
laid down a broad principle of gov
ernment home construction for the
fellow with a small pocketbook
who cannot get private credit.
This policy envisages a vast pro
gram of federal building through
out the nation in clearance of
Slums and rural housing, but de
tails remain to be worked out.
Housing Co-op
May Become
Reality Soon
Earl, Macduff Forward
New Plan
Inquiries Are Sent
Study Rooms, Bed Rooms,
And Kitchen Among;
Plans for a cooperative housing
system for students now cooking
their own meals or working for
their room and board are being
pushed by Mrs. Alice Macduff, as
sistant dean of women in charge
of student housing, and Virgil Earl,
dean of men.
Over 200 bulletins have been sent
out to students on the campus who
are largely self-supporting, in an
effort to gain some idea of the de
sirability of such a plan. If enough
students feel that such a housing
proposition would be agreeable to
them to make the venture worth
while, plans will be immediately
pushed forward. Answers already
received show general approval of
such a plan.
Details Not Complete
Although details of the operation
have not as yet been entirely
worked out, the plan is tentatively
as follows: Part of Susan Camp
bell hall would be turned over to
the women for their use and an
entirely new structure built for
men. It is estimated that for about
$6.00 a month rent, it would be pos
sible to furnish everything neces
sary for housekeeping except the
individual’s food. Thi*, would in
clude light, water, heat, laundry
facilities and some type of refrig
Large Kitchen Planned
Study rooms, bedrooms, and a
large kitchen, equipped with indi
vidual lockers, stoves or electric
plates, and utensils would be pos
Cooperative housing has been
under discussion on this campus
for some time. In 1932, Richard
Neuberger, then editor of the Em
erald, formulated a plan for coop
erative housing and cooking. Since
that time the idea has grown until
it now appears that something will
acually be done.
All students who have not yet
received bulletins from the housing
committee, but who are neverthe
less, interested should get in im
mediate touch with Mrs. Macduff.
Any suggestions that may be of
fered will be appreciated by the
Music Lectures Will
Be Continued Friday
Mme. Rose McGrew, professor of
voice at the University school of
music, will continue her lectures on
Pucini’s La Boheme Friday, No
vember 30. in the Osburn hotel at
10 o’clock. She will discuss acts 1
and 2.
These acts are characterized by
their unusual quality of singable
ness, a quality which the composer
obtained only through his complete
understanding of the mood of the
book. The harmony and tone, ex
cept in the discordant fourths of
the third act, is equal to the most
dilficult music of any master.
Accompanying records will be
Campus Calendar
The International banquet, an
annual affair, will be sponsored by
the Wesley club Friday night at
6:30 p. m. All foreign students are
especially invited. Reservations
may be made by calling Miss Dor
othy Nyland at 1550-J.
The men’s gymnasium will be
closed all day today on account of
the Thanksgiving holiday.
Alpha Kappa Psi will hold a bus
iness meeting at 3 o’clock tomor
row in room 106 Commerce build
No Amphibian meeting Thursday
evening as announced previously.
L.S.U. Students
Rebel as Huey
Uses Gag Rule
‘Presidential Ambitions’
Hit Snag
Classrooms Empty
Suspended Students May
Be Reinstated, Says
University Head
BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 28—
(AP)—A strike of journalism stu
dents at Louisiana State university
in protest against “Kingfish rule'
of the campus press formed anoth
er snag today for Senator Huey P
Long’s "youth movement.’
Classrooms were deserted at the
journalism school as the student
demanded freedom of the collegi
ate press from the Long censor
ship that has caused suspension oi
the “ Reveille, ” undergraduate
Huey Calls "Youth”
Recently the Kingfish, riding on
the tide of the state dictatorship
he set up through legislative en
actment, said the time has come
to desert the "old mossbacks” of
politics and enlist the support of
the youth of the land.
He concentrated on youth en
listment—many thought it was foi
support of his presidential ambi
tions—and headed football cara
vans to L.S.U. games and ballyhoc
exhibitions on the campus.
Presses Stopped
But a student contributed a let
ter critical of Long to the college
paper and Long had the “Reveille’
presses stopped, killed the lettei
and invoked a faculty censorship
on the paper.
And today the Louisiana King
fish was called upon not only tc
halt the rebellious journalism stu
dents but to back up the president
of the university, Dr. James M
Smith, in his suspension of 26 stu
dents who protested the gag rule
or else accept Smith's challenge tc
“get a new president."
Dr. Smith said the suspender
students “may be reinstated ii
they make the proper representa
tion, but thus far they have nol
been reinstated"
Bonus Payments
May Be Possible
Under New Plans
Proposed Program Is Said
To Carry Threat of
Tax Increase
-Administration forces dangled
payment-to-the-needy bonus com
promise today before full payment
advocates—a program believed by
many legislators to make new
taxes virtually inevitable.
Chairman Harrison (D., Miss.),
of the senate finance committee,
fresh from a conference with Pres
ident Roosevelt at Warm Springs,
made known the proposal to stop
the full bonus rush. He left little
doubt that it would receive Mr.
Roosevelt's approval.
‘‘If proponents of the bonu.i
would agree,” he said, ‘‘that those
ex-service men who are in need
should be given immediate pay
ment of their service certificates,
I haven’t the slightest doubt we
could get together and pass the
One angle of the proposal at
tracted immediate attention. The
president, in apparently tentatively
approving the plan, sees a chance
of cutting the relief rolls by some
thing approaching the amount paid
to the veterans.
—While a telegraphic appeal was
on Its way to President Roosevelt
from union leaders in the five day
old street car strike, the nationa:
relations board today ordered P. A
Donoghue, west coast regional
supervisor, to come here at once
from Seattle in an effort to settle
the strike.
Ore^ n - St. Mary’s
Teams Clash Today
In San Francisco
7-y -
On Bench
Co-captain Bob Parke leads the
Webfoots' injury list, and he may
not see action today when Calli
son’s machine tangles with the St.
Mary’s Gaels in San Francisco.
Cliaco War Near
End as Bolivian
Government Falls
Sorzana Assumes Rule as
Paraguay Gains
(AP)—Overthrow of the Bolivian
government today and operations
of the Bolivian and Paraguayan
armies in the Chaco Boreal tonight
led neutral observers to express
the opinion the Chaco war has en
tered its decisive stage.
Vice President Jose Luis Tejada
Sorzana’s assumption of power
caused jubilance in Paraguayan
circles, which were unanimous in
asserting the La Paz upheaval
would count heavily against Boliv
ia’s chances for ultimate success in
the Chaco.
Neutral observers, too, were
agreed that the odds favored Para
guay after the two and one-half
years of bitter fighting which has
cost upward of 80,000 casualties.
The BuenoS Aires press inter
preted Tejada’s assumption of pow
er as a coup d’etat, and Paraguay
ans here -asserted it was evidence
of fundamental disagreement over
Bolivian war policies which would
insure Paraguayan victory.
—Secretary Wallace, indicating
concern over the dwindling con
sumption of cotton, today invited
producers to reduce an additional
five per cent in 1935 after order
ing them to make the maximum
slash possible—25 per cent.
Governors’ Trophy Will
Be at Stake
St. Mary’s Favored
Parke Not to Start Game;
All Other Players
In Condition
Oregon’s football eleven will trot
onto Kezar stadium field in San
Francisco at 2:00 p. m. today for
the sixth annual Thanksgiving day
battle with St. Mary’s. At stake
will be the Governors’ Trophy first
awarded in 1929 by Governor Ju
lius L. Meier of Oregon and the
late Governor James Rolph of Cal
At the first meeting of the two
teams, in 1929, the Galloping Gaels
easily carried off the trophy with
a smashing 31-6 victory over the
Ducks. However, every St. Mary’s
Oregon game since that year has'
been won by a hair’s breadth. Last
year Oregon defeated the Gaels
for the first time by a surprising
13-7 upset. This year the Web
foots again are entering the Tur
key day game as the underdogs
and again are just as determined
to overturn the red and blue Mo
Comparative scores of the two
teams seem to throw a slight mar
gin of victory toward St. Mary’s.
Heading Coach Slip Madigan’s im
pressive list of wins is the Gael
victory over Washington State,
runner-up in the Pacific confer
ence. Not content with easing the
skids under the Cougars, the Gaels
also galloped unmercifully over the
Fordham Rams and the California
Bears. A 7-6 victory over their
traditional rival, Santa Clara, two
weeks ago completes the St. Mary’s
affirmative. Two unexpected de
feats, however, mar the non-con
ference school’s seasonal record.
“Little Nevada” boxed the Mor
aga ears in a 9-7 upset and UCLA
added injury to insult by blanking
the Madiganmen 6-0.
Oregon fared much better with
UCLA, downing the Bruins 26-3,
but her showing against weak Ida
ho and Montana as well as her
defeats from Washington and
Southern California definitely gave
her a lower rating. But the very
fact that these defeats are rank
ling in the Webfoot mind may build
a fighting spirit capable of routing
the Moraga Marauders.
Ducks in Shape
The team which Prink Callison
will turn onto the southern field
today represents the very best that
Oregon has to offed. Excepting the
loss of co-Captain Bob Parke, the
Ducks will meet the Gaels at full
Ralph Terjeson, outstanding
backfield man in the U.S.C. skirm
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Wednesday Recital Reveals
Understanding of Continuity
\ CRITIC (?) is most happy
when he discovers a capable
musician. This critic became happy
as Edwina Anderson performed
her number “Preludium” by Mac
Dowell, on the student recital pro
gram yesterday afternoon.
The most pleasant thing to dis
cover about her playing was the
excellent continuity throughout the
number. One could recognize the
various phrases as parts of a single
whole. So often a student rendition
is a rather uncertain collection of
unrelated parts from the stand
points of expression and mood.
This writer will be glad to hear
Miss Anderson again.
Kathryn Orme displayed this
same characteristic, though it was
not so definite in her case. The
unity of her rendition was achieved
by the smoothness with which she
built up to the climax of her num
ber and then eased off with what
one might term a denoument,
which led back to the original
quiet passages. The number was
Ballado in D Minor by Brahms.
The other two who appeared
yesterday. Sally Reed and Lucia
Davis did numbers by Bach, this
writer’s favorite composer. Miss
Reed did a Chorale, and a Fantasy
in C Minor. The Chorale is com
posed in the religious style which
characterizes so much of Bach’s
music. Mis Reed brought forth
that style and mood very well,
though one might wish for more rf
the old classical strictness and pre
cision of technique. Bach is some
how exacting in this line.
Lucia Davis found, in the Pre
lude and Fugue in C Minor, that
the Prelude calls for a rather agile
left hand. She brought out the
various entries of the fugue theme
well, but missed the truly powerful
climax which a more free inter
pretation might give to it.