Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, May 15, 1935, Image 1

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    Student Union
The desirability of a student
union building is again called to
our attention by .Malcolm Bauer, j
The article appears on the editorial
of the
Day’s News
By the Associated Press
-MAY 15 ■
Kingsford-Smith Donn
SYDNEY, Australia i Wednes
day )—Sir Charles Kingsford
Smith. flying a special jubilee mail
from Sydney to Wellington, New
Zealand, radioed today, "Afraid
I'm in sea, old man, center motor
gone now.”
This message came after the
flier, with Navigator Bill Taylor
and Wireless Operator Stannard,
had flashed an SOS that he had
lost the propellor of one engine
4 and that another engine was splut
Encountering high winds over
the stormy Tasman sea, they ra
dioed that they had apparently
emerged from danger and were
flying back to Syned with two mo
tors working when the final mes
sage came.
Admiral Kato Protests
United States navy’s maneuvers in
the northeast Pacific are "like
drawing a sword before a neigh
bor’s house,” Admiral Kanji Kato,
former chief of the Japanese naval
general staff asserted today.
Traveling through Kyushu on an
inspection tour, the admiral said,
"The United State's navy's maneu
vers approach within 2,000 kilome
ters or ten hours airplane flight of
^ Japanese territory.
"If Japan maneuvered that
close to American shores it would
greatly agitate American opinion.
We Japanese, however, are remain
ing calm.”
Kato is a member of the supreme
war council and a leader of the
navy faction which dictated de
nunciation of the Washington
Senate Backs Farley
WASHINGTON — Overriding
shouted charges that Postmaster
General Farley was guilty of mis
conduct, senate Democrats joined
almost to a man today in striking
down by a 3 to 1 vote a demand by
Senator Long (D-La) for an in
vestigation of the cabinet officer.
Waving his arms and talking so
fast and loud that frequently he
ran out of breath, Senator Long
prefaced the vote by unfolding
more affidavits accusing Postmas
ter Farley of "manipulating” gov
ernment contracts on the New
York courthouse and postoffice
In turn, the Louisianan was
roundly assailfed. Democratic stal
warts charged him with being mo
tivated solely by “hatred” for the
postmaster general and chairman
of the Democratic national com
mittee. And the vote, dividing al
most strictly along party lines,
turned down the investigative res
olution by 62 to 20.
Italy Warns Europe ,
ROME — Benito Mussolini, de
claring Italy "ready for any even
tuality,” today warned other na- i
tions to keep hands off the quarrel
with Eethiopia.
No one except Italy, he said in
an impromptu speech to the senate,
"can be the judge in this most
delicate matter.”
Denying Great Britain and
France had taken diplomatic ac
tion to prevent Italo-Ethiopian
conflict, the Fascist chieftain said
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Saturday, May 18,
Is Last Day to Pay
Registration Fees \
Saturday, May 18 is the last
day for the payment of third
installment fees for registration
for spring term. Starting Mon
day, May 20, there will be a fine
of 25 cents a day for late pay
ment of fees.
University to
Entertain 217
Prep Athletes
8tli Annual High School
Track, Field Meet
Chairman Is Appointed by
Don Thomas
The University campus will play
host to 217 high school athletes in
the eighth annual high school track
and field meet scheduled for Hay
ward field Friday and Saturday.
The meet will be officially opened
by a parade at 1 o’clock Friday
modelled after the Olympic games
parade. Qualifying heats, will be
run off beginning at 1:30. The
finals will start at 1:30 Saturday
afternoon. A small charge will be
made for the final events.
Chairmen Appointed
Student chairmen in charge of
the various activities of the meet
were announced by Don Thomas,
student manager, last night as fol
lows: Craig Finley, registration
chairman; Jack Campbell, parade
marshall; and Paulin Caseburger,
iccomodations manager. An
nouncement of the district man
igers who are to be in chare of
each of the groups from the eight
iistricts will be made tomorrow.
The complete list of officials for
:he meet was announced yester
iay by Tom Stoddard, manager of
:he affair, as official entry lists
vere received and work in assign
ng contstants their numbers and
starting lanes was being completed
ty Stoddard and Don Thomas. The
1st of officials is as follows.
T. Morris Dunne of Portland and
rtalph Coleman of Corvallis have
neen named referee and starter,
•espectively. The games committee
vill include Dr. C. V. Boyer, Hugh
5. Rosson and Aaron Frank,
rimers will be Art Morris, Jack
Imckey, Ernesto Knollin, and Russ
Jutler. Judges of the finish are
Paul Golden, Lynn McCready,
Jrosby Owens, Wililam H. Tug
nan, and Wilson H. Jewett.
Trackmen Officiate
Other officials are Nish Chap
nan, Bill Palmer, Skeet Manerud,
Uex Eagle, Dutch Clark, Gardner
Prye, Chan Berry, and Con Fury,
ield judges; Clyde Walker, Warren
Demaris, and Berry, retrievers;
Walter Hummell, clerk of the
:ourse; Frank Lloyd, assistant
:lerk; Tom Stoddard, announcer;
Sen Miller, assistant announcer;
3ruce Hamby, scorer, and Don
Jasciato, assistant; Dr. Hal Chap
nan, field physician.
Cotter Gould, Leonard Holland,
Patrick Fury, and John Engstrom
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Combs New Alpha
Kappa Psi Prexy
Avery Combs was elected presi
Jent of Alpha Kappa Psi, men’s
Dusiness administration honorary,
it a meeting held last night in
Commerce hall. Other officers
elected are William Corman, vice
)resident; Astor Loback, secretary;
Karl Thomason, treasurer; and
Lloyd Greene, master of rituals.
Outgoing officers are Herbert
Large, president; George Econo
mus, vice-president; Bruce Send
ers, secretary; Donald Farr, treas
urer; and Edgar Perry, master of
k Little Art Gallery Will Show
Request Exhibit By McCosh
The paintings of David J. Me
Cosh, instructor in drawing and
painting, which were on display
for a short time in April, are again
being shown in the Little Art Gal
lery of the school of architecture
and allied arts, because of the
many requests from faculty, stu
dents, and townspeople. The ex
hibit will be until May 26.
Oil, tempera, water color, or
opaque water color are the three
mediums used in the paintings.
Vivid, live colors and a variety of
subject matter characterize the ex
hibit. Many of the scenes are of
the Willamette valley and a few
i>' of the more recent paintings are
of landscapes bordering the north
ern part of the campus.
The artist has taken for his sub
ject in almost every case simple,
every day scenes and uninteresting
places, bringing out their real
beauty through colors, and making
each picture possess the quality of
the subject it represents and the
quality of its medium of expres
sion. The water colors are the
most vibrant and brilliant, while
the tempera are more delicate in
their subtle color and value re
lationship’s, and the oils have
more solid color and more com
plete organization of form. A few
of the paintings in the display
are: “Joe’s Place,” "Red Building,” t
"Yellow Truck,” “The Foreman,'^
"Silver Dish,” and "Interior.”
McCosh received his early train
ing at the Chicago Art Institute,
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Whole City in Chain Letter *Cold Rush? That Flops
The chain letter craze sweeping the country reached proportions of a “gold rush” in Springfield,
Mo., where crowds, of which the above is typical, stampeded to join in more than a dozen schemes that
flourished in the city, with all classes of society participating. Stenographers and notaries are shown
typing S2, $3, and $5 letters for the clamoring throng. In half a day more than $18,000 changed hands.
Then the bottom fell out of the market with many “holding the bag.”
Journalists Will
Put Out Guard As
Annual Projecl
Lucas and Johnson to Be
Editors of Paper
Reporting', copyediting, and edit
ing classes in the journalism school
continued work today on prepar
ing to put out the Eugene Register
Guard Thursday, after W. M. Tug
man, managing editor of the paper
aided them yesterday by telling o;
the “inner workings” of the paper
Stressing the fact that it was
most important to get the papei
out on time, with the least numbei
of errors, Mr. Tugman told of the
various deadlines for certain pages
suggested certain stories, and an
swered questions members of the
group asked.
The journalism classes, through
the cooperation of the Register
Guard, put out the paper one daj
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Bauer and Horak
Are Special Eds
Malcolm Bauer and Henriette
Horak were elected yesterday as
editors for the men’s and women’s
editions of the Emerald. The men
will publish the Emerald May IS
and the women will be in charge
of the paper the following Satur
day, May 25.
Henriette Horak said after her
election yesterday that appoint
ments would be made soon for the
women’s edition. Miss Horak alsc
announced the appointment of Vir
ginia Endicott as managing editor
Malcolm Bauer, upon hearing o1
his election as editor, was com
pletely taken by surprise and hac
no statement to make.
Letter Craze Has
Post Office Men
Hopping Around
—This “chain letter" business has
post office department officials
hopping- around like frogs’ legs in
a sizzling skillet.
It figuratively burns them up to
be in the equivocal position of turn
ing cold water on the “dime" letter
craze which has boosted their bus
But solicitor Karl A. Crowley
ruled it beyond the legal pale, so
the harried officials, in the lan
guage of Roy M. North, deputy
assistant, in charge of stamp sales,
hope the “fantastic fad, like that
of a popular tune will pass, and
pass quickly.’
Warily conceding that since the
chain letter craze stuck Denver a
few weeks ago requests for bigger
stamp supplies have been received.
North only shook his head when
asked to say how much additional
revenue was pouring in.
But over at the bureau of en
graving, it was said the stamp
machines were whirling to keep up
with the demand.
“The latest chain letter I’ve
heard about,” North told news
men, “is where the receiver is
ordered to take a revolver and
shoot the man at the top of the
list. I wouldn’t mind that craze;
it might stop this one.”
Leighton in Idaho
R. W. Leighton, professor of ed
ucation, is still in Boise, Idaho,
where he was called recently be
cause of the serious illness and
death of his mother, Mrs. Abbie C.
Leighton. Mrs. Leightons funeral
services were held there yesterday.
Sale of Sundaes
Will Be Featured
At WAA Festival
Dancing on Tennis Courts
Will Last Till 7:30
Sale of fresh strawberry sundaes
at 10 cents apiece will comprise
the main feature of the annual
Strawberry festival which will take
Diace Tuesday, May 28, sponsored
Dy the WAA.
' Plans for a bigger and more en
tertaining all-campus festival than
has ever been given before are be
jng formulated, Mary McCracken,
general chairman, announced to
On Tuesday night all of the
houses will cooperate by having a
5:30 dinner and serving no dessert.
Promptly at 6 o’clock sundaes will
be for sale on one of the tennis
courts. At 6:15 the other tennis
courts will be given over to 5 cent
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Faculty Writers
List Publications
Faculty members who have had
writings published since January
1, 1933 have been asked to notify
the library in a recent announce
ment issued by M. H. Douglass,
head librarian.
Mr. Douglass asks also that
faculty members who have not
previously filed a complete list of
their published writings with the
library do so.
The work is being done to bring
the library records up to date. The
records, it is believed, are fairly
complete for the time previous to
1933, except for those who have
come to the University since that
Master Dance
Will Present
Free Program Will Be
Held in Gerlinger
Tonight at 8:15
Miss Bloomer Supervises
Annual Produetion
The Master Dance organization
will present its annual spring re
cital this evening at 8:15 in Ger
linger under the supervision of
Miss Ruth Bloomer. This spring
event is presented yearly by phys
ical education members and mem
bers of the Master Dance.
No admission will be charged but
invitations may be obtained by cal
ing at the physical education office
in the women's building or from
members of Master Dance, or at
the door.
The freshmen and sophomore
physcial education majors and
members of dance production class
will have charge of the staging
and lighting.
The program for the affair in
Folk Fragment . Folk Melody
Rhythm Fragment Unaccompanied
Solutation—a theme and variations
. Mishler
Sound . Percussion
Court dance suite
Allemande . Purcell
Gavotte . Bach
Sarabonde . Scarlatti
Quick Henry the Flit
A dance satire . Arranged
Walk Together, Children .
. Revival negro song
Run, Mary, Run .... Negro Spiritual
Water Boy .Negro folk song
George Bishop
vocie accompaniment
Prelude . Scribin
Negation . Cyril Scott
Affirmation . Schmid
Cuban Carnival . Lucuona
Street Scene . Prokoffief
The members of Master Dance
taking part in the performance are
as follows: Maxine Goetsch, Lois
Howe McDonald, Roberta Moody,
Willa Bitz, Miriam Henderson, Fay
Knox, Marie Saccamono, Reva
Herns, Rose Gore, Ethel Johnson,
Jill Madsen, Helen Nickachiou, Jo
Overturf, Alice Hult, and Mary
Jane Hungerford..
Accompanists for the dances are
Katherine Mishler, Theresa Kelly,
the Phi Beta string trio, and
George Bishop.
Examiner of Drivers
Comes on May 24* 25
Glen Bown, examiner of appli
cants for operators and chauffeurs
licenses, will be in Eugene Friday
and Saturday, May 24 and 25, at
the Knights of Pythias hall. Hours
will be between 8 a. m. and 5 p. m.
each day.
Students wishing to secure per
mits or licenses to drive automo
biles are asked to see Mr. Bown
during these hours.
Lawyers Challenge Business Ad Majors in Baseball
In the Intramural Circuit for the
State of Oregon, University of
Oregon, campus.
Gentlemen of the Law School,
Plaintiff, vs. Business Ad Majors,
To—Bus. Ad. Majors and Profs.,
In the name of the State of Ore
gon: You are hereby required to
appear and answer the Complaint
filed against you at the ball field
adjacent to Hayward field next
Saturday afternoon, May 18, 1935,
at 2:00 p. m.; and if you fail so to
answer, for want thereof, Plaintiffs
will then be entitled to judgment
by default and the claim of distinct
athletic superiority over the lowly
ad majors.
By Arthur Clark, president.
In the Intramural Circuit for the
State of Oregon, University of
Oregon, campus.
1 Gentlemen of the Law School,
! plaintiffs, vs. Business Ad Majors,
Comes now the plaintiffs and for
cause of complaint allege:
That on or about the 22nd day
of April, A. D. 1934, the defen
dants herein received an ill de
served victory over the plaintiffs
in a game of softball played upon
the field adjoining and abutting
Hayward field off of 15th street,
and departed therefrom emitting
loud raucous noises and catcalls
directed toward disparaging the
characters and athletic ability""of
the gentlemen of the law school,
When in fact said empty victory
turned upon a misfortune in the
5th inning when the law school
twirler became over-zealous at the
consistency with which he was
striking out business ad players,
and threw his arm away.
And further it is alleged that
even after the aforesaid misfortune
of the 5th inning, the law school
filled the bases in a rally in both
the 6th and 7th innings that would
have netted an easy victory hac
not the business ad majors will
fully and fraudulently coerced th<
umpire by threats of personal vio
lence into handing the game tt
them unearned.
. Ill
And further, the business ad
team on the day of the game afore
said was composed in major part
of subsidized professional ball
players, which unfair advantage
was well known to the defendants
but unknown to the plaintiffs.
Wherefore, and as direct conse
quence whereof, the plaintiffs were
deprived of a deserved victory and
have suffered severe loss of pride
and reputation, together with ex
treme pain and mental anguish.
And for a further and separate
cause of action it is alleged; that
from and continuously ever since
the 22nd day of April, A. D. 1934,
the defendants have displayed rude
and unseeming conduct toward the
plaintiffs in the following particu
The defendants have been guilty
of encroaching upon the sanctity
of the law school curb, and have
neglected thereon to show a proper
respect to their superiors; and
further that they have been guilty
of cluttering up the law school
curb with one-quarter inch snipes
when it is common knowledge that
i the gentlemen of the law school
never smoke a cigarette down
shorter than one and one-half inch
es, which gives the impression that
the lawyers are hard up and irre
And further, from the 22nd day
of April aforesaid and continuous
ly ever since the business ad ma
jors have strutted and puffed out
their normally concave chests, and
hurled pusillanimous taunts at the
aforesaid gentlemen of the law
school, plaintiffs herein, as they
pass in and out of the law school
building, which conduct on the part
of the defendants has been a source
of great annoyance and anxiety
on the part of the plaintiffs and
has occasioned additional mental
Wherefore the plaintiffs demand
judgment that the defendants be
adjudged to be sissies, and that
their pitiful little school be rated
accordingly, and that the plaintiffs
be adjudged to be the rarest, their
school the merriest; and that they
be declared to be the victors, and
that they be restored to their posi
tion of pre-eminence as regards
their lowly rivals.
By; Arthur Clark, President.
Fijis FT ill Give Last
Program in Contest
Staged by Emerald
Phi Gamma will appear
today at 4:45 in the next to the
last radio program of the an
nual Emerald of Air radio con
Theta Chi members presented
their program on “Visions and
Smoke Kings” yesterday after
This year's eontest Is being
managed by Woodrow Truax and
George Bikman.
Science Classes
Will Make Survey
During Field Trip
Dr. Smith Has Charge of
Weekend Work
A field trip to the beach is sched
uled this weekend for members of
the physical science survey, geog
raphy, and geology classes. The
groups will leave Saturday noon
and return to Eugene Sunday
A tentative itineray has been
made out for the trip by Dr. War
ren D. Smith, head of the geog
raphy and geology department,
who is directing the weekend work.
A general survey of the floor of
the Willamette valley will be made.
Eocene sediments and intrusions
between Corvallis and Newport,
erosions, sand dunes, kitcher mid
dens, fossils, and the aquarium at
Depoe bay are to be visited dur
ing the trip. Saturday night the
group will stay at Marriweather,
at the scout camp.
Approximately 75 students are
expected to go on the field trip.
Anyone who is interested in the
weekend field work is asked to see
Dr. Smith.
Members of Tau
Delta Delta Meet
Members of Tau Delta Delta had
an informal dinner at the Del Rey
cafe Tuesday, May 14. Bernice
Stromberg, president, spoke on the
events of the past year within the
Outgoing officers presented their
successors. New officers are:
Brandon Young, president; Mary
Field, vice-president: Phyllis
Schatz, secretary-treasurer; An
abel Turner, publicity.
Patronesses present were Mad
ame Rose McGrew, Mrs. Roberts,
Mrs. Rex Underwood, and Mrs.
Jane Thacher.
Coed Softballers
Will Resume Play
Womens softball teams swing In
to action again today. The "saw
dust” field behind Gerlinger hall
last week saw a number of fast
games between the coed teams.
Scheduled to play for this week
Wednesday at 4 p. m. Hendricks
hall, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Pi Beta
Phi, Gamma Phi Beta.
Thursday at 4 p. m. Susan Camp
bell hall, Kappa Alpha Theta, Al
pha Phi, Alpha Omicron Pi.
Thursday at 6:30 p. m. Orides,
Pi Beta Phi, Hendricks hall, Al
pha Delta Pi.
An officials committee is sched
uled to umpire and score at each
of the games. Gretchen Smith is
baseball manager.
Goes to Rifle
Team Today
National Champions Get
Trophy During Review
Ceremony at 4:40
Royal Brougham to Give
Cup anti Plaque
The Hearst trophy will be pre
sented to Oregon’s national cham
pionship rifle team this afternoon
on the campus ROTC parade
grounds as a part of the review
ceremony to begin at 4:40 o’clock.
Symbol of victory over the na
tion’s crack college marksmen, the
large silver cup is to be awarded
by Royal Brougham, sports writer
of the Seattle Post-Intelllgencer.
Mr. Brougham will also present the
silver plaque to the Oregon rifle
men which they won in the western
division match of the national
Thomson Captain
Individual medals are to be pre
sented to Captain Earl Thomson,
Norris Perkins, Ken BeLieu, B. J.
Cross and W. R. Rice, the members
of the championship team.
Captain Thomson will receive a
gold watch as the national individ
ual champion. Thomson, who
placed 18 of 20 shorts within the
three-sixteenth inch bull’s eye to
win the championship with the
highest score ever turned in by a
college marksman, is a four year
veteran of ROTC competition and
was a member of last year's team
which almost won the 1934 champ
300 in Review
Besides the presentation of the
national awards, the entire ROTC
unit of about 300 students will be
reviewed in uniform and the Uni
versity band will march and play.
Cadet officers will command the
“troops” as they pass in the final
review of the year before Colonel
E. V. D. Murphy and other officers
in charge of the ROTC unit.
Daphne Hughes Gets
Award at Bryn Mawr
Daphne Hughes, ’31, has been
granted a fellowship for next year
in social economy and social re
search at Bryn Mawr university
in Pennslyvania.
Miss Hughes was president of
the YWCA while on the campus.
After graduation she attended the
University of California at Berk
eley on a scholarship.
Campus Calendar
Panhellenlc will meet today at
4 oclock in 110 Johnson.
Askleplad club will hold an in
formal meeting at 667 V2 12 th
street on Thursday evening at 8:30.
There will be a Kwama meeting
at the Pi Beta Phi house at 4
o’clock today. All members are to
be present.
1936 Oregana staff, short but im
portant meeting, today at 4 o’clock
in room 104 journalism building.
Alpha Delta Sigma will lunch at
the College Side at 12 o’clock. All
members and pledges are asked to
be present.
Oregon’s Sociology Majors
Given Preference for Jobs
The University of Oregon de
partment of sociology has recent
ly been gaining national attention
through the placement of all of
its students in the last few years
who have received either M.A. or
M.S. degrees, it has been revealed
by members of the department.
Oregon students in sociology
have had fellowships, scholarships,
and other responsible positions of
fered to them, in preference to
students from large eastern col
leges—one factor which is making
eastern educators ‘‘sit up and take
notice” of the University of Ore
gon, faculty members point out.
Most outstanding examples of
this demand for Oregon sociology
majors has been brought to light
by the several offers Paul Fore
man, sociology graduate, has just
received. These include a teaching
assistantship at Vanderbilt univer
sity in Nashville, Tennessee, and a
research fellowship at Northwest
ern university, in Evanston, Illi
nois, which concerns the analysis
on the effects of congenital syphil
is in children.
Mr. Foreman wrote his M.S.
thesis under Dr. Samuel H. Jame
son, on “State Care of Juvenile
Male Delinquency in Oregon.” This
project took a year and a half to
complete, and has been judged to
be of such superior quality that he
has been awarded his degree with
honors. He has accepted the Van
derbilt offer, and will leave shortly.
Eugene Stromberg has just re
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