, — , Action “Romeo :tm! Juliet” starts its six day run in the Terrace theater tonight, with experienced campus players, under the direction of Mrs. Ottilie Seybolt, handling the parts. Goodbye Emerald workers for 1984-35. contribute their final work of the school year in this issue as they bidj readers goodbye until publication starts again next fall. NUMBER 126 VOLUME XXXVI UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE. WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 1935 Student Union Plans Will Be Forniulated f In Committee Today H Boyer Announces Group To Organize Action For Building Filipps. Chairman Planners Will Cooperate With Faculty Iwong-awaited stops to secure the construction of -a student union building- at the University of Ore gon will be taken this afternoon when a representative committee of students will meet to discuss student opinion concerning the . need for such a building. The com rmittee, named by President C. V. Boyer for the purpose of coordin ating student action on the propo sal of a new or remodelled student activity center consists of William Phipps, James Blais, Robert Lucas, Malcolm Bauer, Margaret Ann Smith, Peggy Chessman, Reva Herns, Cosgrove LaBarre, Budd Jones, William Hall, Charles Pad dock, Henriette Horak, Roberta Moody, and Don Thomas. This committee of fourteen, with Phipps acting as temporary chair man, will meet in room 104 jour nalism building at 3:30 p. m. to day. Emerald Assists This action comes as a culmination of the Emerald's campaign for se rious consideration of the possibil ities of a student union for the University, which has been carried on during the spring term. Following preliminary organiza tion this committee will meet with President Boyer and a faculty com mittee, which has already had the student union proposal under con sideration. This group will then scrutinize all available information concerning the need for and the possibilities of constructing a stu dent union building at the Univer sity in the near future. Business Group To Hold Initiation Beta Gamma Sigma, national business honorary, initiation will be held at 5:30 this evening in Ger linger hall and will be followed by a banquet at the Cafe Del Ray at G :30. The new pledges to be initiated from the senior class are: Ray Nel son and Wayne Tyrol 1. The two juniors selected ade Ruth May . Chilcote and Harvey Hawley. * A. B. Stillman will be the toast master at the banquet. Banquet preparations are in charge of Beth Beal, Norman Swanson, and Robert Crouter. Campus Calendar Ph! Theta T’psilon will meet"June 6. It will not meet this week. Heads of houses will meet this afternoon at 4:30 in the women’s lounge at Gerlinger hall. Alpha Delta Sigma will meet in Mr. Thacher’s office at 11:50. Independent women interested in becoming frosh counselors please sign up in the dean of women’s office today. Pally men must return sweaters to the ASUO office by Friday or they must pay a $2 fine. All girls who have not filled out activity sheets in the dean of wom en’s office should come in as soon as possible. Band members going to Lebanon Friday must report at 4 p. m. to day at the band room. Tonqueds are urged by their president to sign up for froSh counselor work at the dean of womene’s office today. Alpha Omicrun Pi announces the pledging of Grace Campbell of Portland. Westminster ’37-’S8 invites all “Fir-ends” to a covered dish hack of the butte Sunday at 6. Starts Action President C-. V. Boyer was in the news again today with his appointment of a committee to start action on the proposed stu dent union building. Course Variety Set for Summer School Session Evening Forums to Oust Morning Assemblies Offering a variety of courses in all departments, the Universty of Oregon summer session will open here June 24, closing August 2 af ter a six weeks term. A post ses sion of three w'eeks will follow from August 5 to 30. Registration for the six weeks is $20.00, and fr the post session $10.00. There will be no additional out-of-state fee for either term. The men’s dormitory will be avail able, with both dining room and lodging for men and women, dur ing both sessions. Board and room will be $7.00 w'hen two persons occupy a room, $8.00 for a single room. Plans are being made for a se ries of evening forums, instead of the usual morning assemblies for the summer session. Visiting pro fessors and prominent faculty members will be speakers. All summer session courses will meet daily and carry three term hours of credit, with a few excep tions. Nine term hours of credit may be earned during the regular session, and six credits in the post session. Band to Take Part In Lebanon Fete ‘ It's the berries,” Lebanon's fav orite slogan during the annual strawberry festival, will ring in the ears of 33 University band members who are leaving the cam pus Friday for the strawberry city. The largest strawberry short cake in the world is scheduled to be driven through the city’s streets during the parade. And wrapped in ceilaphane too! A special invitation was sent to the University band by the Chamb er of Commerce of that city, ask ing the band members to play for the festival which is being held May 31 and June 1. 'Romeo and Juliet’ Admission Prices Stand Corrected Following is a correction of the prices for tickets to “Romeo and Juliet” which appeared in the Tuesday’s issue of the Em erald: First two rows, 73 cents; next four rows, 50 cents; next four rows, 35 cents; bleachers, 25 cents. Tickets are on sale at the box office in the administration building. Events Listed As Graduation Plans Finished Coinmenc e in e n t E n il s Big Weekend June 17 Four-Tea Schedule Opens With Tea, Contest Ten major events including the Alumni day activities of Saturday and the Baccalaureate and Com mencement exerciser on Sunday and Monday, June 1 and 17, will make up the completed program for Oregon's 193.1 Commencement weekend, it was announced last night by Robert K. Allen, alumni secretary, who is in charge of pro- ; gram arrangements. The four-day schedule is to be opened on the afternoon of June 14 with a tea sponsored by the State Association of University of Oregon Women for the benefit of the Pauline Potter Homer collec tion of fine books in the University library. The tea, first held last year, is to be an annual affair planned to make possible the buy ing of additional books for the col lection. Speech Contest Set At 8 p. m. Friday evening the annual Failing-Beekman oratorical contest for graduating seniors will be held in the music school audito rium. Two prizes, cash awards of $150 and $100, are to be awarded to the winning orators. A full schedule on Saturday, June 15, begins with the annual meeting and breakfast of tne S. A, U. of O. W. at 8:30 a. m. in the. Osburn hotel to which all senior women are invited. At 10:30 is the semi-annual meeting of the Oregon Alumni association in Guild hall where Merle R. Chessman, presi dent of the association, will pre side. Luncheon Planned The annual University luncheon for seniors and graduates is sched uled for noon at the Straub Me (Conthuicd on Pai/c Six) 6 Oregon Seniors Receive Honors Upon Graduation 28 Get Advanced Degrees At Commencement Out of ft total of 500 seniors who will be graduated from the Uni versity this June, six will graduate with honors and 28 will receive ad vanced degrees. The honor candidates for the academic year of 1934-35 include: Polly Povey Thompson, Portland; Helen Abel and Josephine Waffle, both from Astoria; Valborg An derson, Colton; Helen Grubbe, Dal las; G. P. Hitchcock, Eugene. Thirteen different states are rep resented by this graduating class and include: Texas, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Wash ington, Idaho, Montana, Connec ticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New York, California, and Oregon. There are two seniors from the Philippine Islands, one from Bom bay, India, one from Juneau, Alas ka, and another from Vancouver, B. C., Canada. Paul Ewing, ’34, Paul Ewing, graduate of the school of journalism in 1934 has returned to the campus. He will attend Prof. George Turnbull’s re porting class this morning at 11 and sit in on an informal discussion of newspaper work. Ewing has had experience in newspaper work since his gradua tion. He has been employed during the last year on California news papers. Elizabeth Barto Gets Position in Michigan Miss Elizabeth Barto, instructor in zoology, was this week appoint ed secretary of the Cranbrook In stitute of Science at Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. The Cranbrook In stitute teaches botany, zoology, as tronomy, mammalogy, and other specialized subjects Visiting Sh a kespea rea n PI aye rs ■■ - ■' .. ■■ —-.. ~ .. ■ ■ — ' ~~ 1 I llh i i li HHn HI miTiii i iiiniiiMrr rutufn .Milton Pillette, Boyd Jackson, anil Ted Kurafotias who appear in “Romeo and Juliet” which will he presented by the University players. The Shakespearean romance opens tonight at 8:30 in the Terrace (out door) Theatre. Shakespeare’s Tale of Love, Hate Will Open Tonight Tickets Priced From 23 to 75 Cents By Wayne Harbert A large capable cast, a unique outdoor stage setting, colorful cos tumes, and excellent direction will characterize the opening perform ance of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” immortal drama of love and family feud, tonight at the Terrace theater behind the old li brary. The curtain is to rise at 8:30 o'clock on the first of six successive presentations of the spectacle. Officials in charge of the ticket sale stated yesterday evening that, although tickets were going fast for tonight's performance, good seats could still be secured at the box office in Johnson hall. Prices range from 25 to 75 cents, and all are reserved scats. Heading the cast, which has been directed in rehearsal since the opening of spring term by Ottilie Turnbull Seybolt, is Milton Pillette as Romeo and Elenore Gullion and Virginia Mikulak who will alter nate in the title rple of Juliet. The former is to play the feminine lead Thursday, Saturday, and Monday nights, while the latter is to fill the role tonight, Friday, and Sun day nights. Ted Karafotias is cast in the (Please turn to fiaae three) Stephenson Smith To Speak at Reed S. Stephenson Smith, professor of English, will speak at the Reed college commencement in Portland, June 13, on the twentieth anniver sary of the first graduating class, to which Professor Smith belonged. The commencement address is en titled, “The College and Iits Leg end." Professor Smith will begin in struction at the University of Mon tana summer session next week and wall return from there to de liver the address in Portland Thursday evening. Medal for Best Essay To Be Annual Award A Sigma Delta Pi high school medal will be awarded annually by the local Gamma chapter of the national Spanish honorary to the high school student of Spanish writing the best essay on a Span ish literary topic, it was announced yesterday by President Antone Yturri of the Gamma chapter. The essay must be about 3000 words in length and must be accompanie 1 by a summary of approximately 300 words in good Spanish. The first award will be made in the spring of 1936. Student FERA W'ork For Month Must Be Completed June 15 The committee of federal re lief for students announced that all students‘employed on FERA work during the month of June must work their allotment of hours between June 1 and June IS. All-Cammis Picnic To Be Held Today At Skinner’s Butte YMCA, YWCA to Sponsor Outdoor Supper Food and fun in abundance will be in evidence this afternoon as the YWCA and YMCA combine to hold one of the largest all-campus picnics of the spring term. This year’s picnic is scheduled for Skinner’s Butte Memorial park. Cars to carry students to the park have been arranged for and will leave the Y hut and YWCA bunga low from 5 to 5:15. The picnic supper is scheduled to start, at (5 o'clock. Previous to the supper, a ball game in which both students and faculty may take part will take place on the park playground. Swimming, games, and other amusements have also been ar ranged for by the prograiA com mittee. Following the supper, songs that have been used at. former Seabeck conventions will be sung, led by Eugene Stromberg YMCA secre tary. Short talks telling of the life and activities at Seabeck and fur ther explaining this years’ co-edu cational arrangement will be de livered by various members of the faculty. Arrangement for the picnic are being arranged by committees headed by Ruth Weber and Rein hart Knudsen, co-chairmen. The YWCA girls will furnish the larger part of the food for the supper, and all boys should bring 15c to defray their share of the expenses. Order of ‘O’ Men Plan Installation Installation of officers of the Order of the "O” will be held this noon at the Kappa Sigma house followed by an important business meeting concluding the business of the year. The new members to be installed include: Harry McCall, president; Joe Gordon, vice-president; Mau rice Van Vliet, treasurer; and George Scharpf, secretary. Retir ing officers include: Bob Park, president; Ladd Sherman, secre tary-treasurer; and Bob Miller, vice-president. Phi Chi Theta Group Initiation Saturday Initiation of new members of Phi Chi Theta, women's business administration honorary, will be hold at 4:45 Saturday afternoon at the Eugene hotel followed by a banquet. New initiates include: Elaine Cornish, Virginia Hackney, Pearl Johansen, Ina Kirley, Marjorie Kissling, Violet Runte, Margaret Shively, Jo Skene, Jeanette Thomp son, and Helen Viers. Jean Failing to Teach In Washington School Jean Failing, ’34, has received a teaching position at the junior col lege in Centralia, Washington. She ! is to teach social science and be ! the girls’ adviser. I She has been doing graduate work on the campus this year and | is to receive her master's degree in I June. Hunter Visits Campus In State Tour; Kerr Successor Not Named Educator Conies Sunday In Response to State Hoard Invitation Kerr Set to Retire Oregon Dad’s (dub Willing To Withdraw Petition Ry Charles Paddock Oregon was still without a new chancellor today with Dr. P. M. Hunter, regarded as a likely se lection for the position, following his tour of the educational institu tions of the state yesterday. The Denver educator, as far as is known, is the only person now be ing seriously considered as head of Oregon's higher educational sys tem. Dr. Hunter came to Oregon in response to an invitation from the state board of higher education. E. C. Sammons is chairman of the chancellor selection committee composed of Willard Marks, B. P. Irvine, Leif Finseth and himself. Meeting Held Monday The education board meyt with Dr. Hunter Monday in Portland. Earle Wellington, representing the Oregon Dads' club, declared at the meeting that had his group been previously informed of the visitor’s arrival it was probable the petition seeking to abolish the office would not have been presented and he agreed to withdraw it should pure sciences be returned to the Uni versity. A new chancellor has been sought by the education board for over a year. William J. Kerr, pres ent chancellor, in April, 1934, an nounced his desire to retire when a suitable successor was found. Emerald Banquet Set for June 5 At Del Rey Cafe Awards Will Bp Presented For Outstanding Work Journalists, faculty members, and invited guests will gather at the Del Rey cafe, June 5 when the annual Emerald banquet will be held. Awards for outstanding jour nalistic work for the past year will be made. Donald Sterling, manag ing editor of the Oregon Daily Journal, has been secured as guest speaker. Among the awards to be pre sented are the Turnbull - Hall Plaque, certificate of merit, and Order of the Emerald “O" pins. The certificates are u sually given to freshmen, while the pins are awarded to sophomores and upper classmen. The Turnbull-Hall Plaque orig inated in 1931 when Vinton Hall was editor of the Emerald. It Is awarded to the senior who for four years in school has proven himself to be of the most inspiration to his fellow workers. Seniors who have received it in previous years are: Joseph Sas lav.-ky, 1934; Oscar Mungar, 1933; Merlin Blais, 1932; and Rex Tus sing, 1931. By coincident, two of the number who receive*! the plaque, Blais and Tussing, are now working on the Grants Pass Cour ier. Course Withdrawal Petitions May Be Filed by Saturday The deadline for withdrawal from classes has been set at Saturday noon, June 8, an nounced the registrar’s office. If a student is failing in a course and wishes to withdraw, he must petition. Petition blanks may be secured on second floor of John son hall. All petitions should be In as soon Ik*fore the end of the term as possible so they can be acted upon. Seniors must pay their gradu ation fees by Saturday noon< June 8. - --- Kerr Successor? K3S Dr. F. M. Hunter visit oil the campus yesterday in a tour of the state, as lie inspected the Oregon system of higher education. To date he appears to be the only man considered by the state hoard us a successor to present Chancellor YV. J. Kerr. Prospective Head Of School System Has Long Career Hunter’s Record Shows 7 Years at Denver Dr. Frederick Maurice Hunter, chancellor of the University of Denver, who visited the campus yesterday viewing the educational setup in Oregon as a prospective successor to Chancellor W. J. Kerr, has had a wide and varied educa tional career. He has held the chancellorship of the University of Denver since 1928. He has long been prominent in educational affairs, particularly in committee work and preparation of educational papers. Missouri Native State Dr. Hunter was born in Savan nah, Missouri, March 24, 1879. He was graduated from Blue Rapids, Kan., high school in 1895 and re ceived his A.B. degree at the Uni versity of Nebraska in 1905. He received his A.M. degree at Columbia university in 1919 and his Ed.D. at the University of Cal ifornia in 1925. From 1905 to 1911 he served as superintendent of town schools. In 1911 and 1912 he was a professor in the University of Nebaska school of agriculture. Dr. Hunter became superintend (Please turn to page three) Sewing Classes Will Model Dresses, Suits Sewing students in the home economics department will model dresses, coats and suits which they have made in a class fashion show next week. According to Miss Mary Starr, class instructor, the dresses are a ten hour project. They may be of any type or mate rial but must have been made in ten hours. The foods classes under the di rection of Miss Mabel Wood, head of the home economics department, are planning a camp supper by the mill race next week. Huestis Receives $200 For Work in Genetics A $200 grant was received this week by Professor R. R. Huestis, professor of zoology, from the Na tional Research council for techni cal assistance in work in genetics. The grant is specifically allocated for research in the breeding of Oregon mammals. Visitor Regarded Likely Candidate for Oregon Chancellorship No Action Is Taken ‘Enthused Consideration’ Would Greet Offer By Clair Johnson Declaring he would “enthusias tically consider" the post of chan cellor of the Oregon system of higher education should he he asked, Dr. F. M. Hunter chancellor of the University of Denver, visited the campus yesterday afternoon for about two hours as part of his survey of the entire state system. Dr. Hunter, answering questions "on the run" as he prepared to return to Denver after his short visit in the state at Portland, the normal school at Monmouth, and Oregon State college, and here, ap peared completely at ease and “scored at hit” with Eugene re porters with his pleasing, jovial personality. Setup Challenging Terming the setup of the Oregon system a pleasantly challenging one, Dr. Hunter said that it was being watched with interest by other states, and that if the united system should be carried through to a successful confirmation it woidd offer a fine model for other states confronting the same emerg ency Oregon did. A former football star of his college days at Nebraska, the husky educator said in his booming but chuckling voice that he en joyed the “workout" the presidents of the schools gave him yesterday as he made the hurried inspections of the campi. Campus Praised Dr. Hunter likes the Oregon campus. He said it , was very beautiful and compared it with that of the University of California, (Please turn to page two) Cosmopolitans to Choose Officers New officers for the Cosmopoli tan club are to be elected this eve ning at a meeting In the YWCA bungalow beginning at 9 o’clock. The nominating committee has placed the following names on the ballot, although additional nomina tions may be made from the floor tonight: Minoru Yasui, president; Harriet Thompson, Margaret Turner, vice-president: Lily an Krantz, secretary: Franklin Evan sen, Raymond Hiroshige, treasurer. Misses Baker, Rice Are Temenitl Officers Temenids, student organization of the Eastern Star, met in grand session at Corvallis Friday, electing new officers, two of which were from the University campus. Bernice Rice, Oregon coed, was named grand president. Ruth Baker was elected secretary and treasur er. Other officers, both from Ore gon State, were Esther Mae Ab bott, grand vice-president, and Mary Hall, historian. Gymnasiums Open Memorial Day From 8 to 5, Says Washke Both the men’s gymnasium and women’s gymnasium will be open Thursday, Memorial day, from 8 a. m. to 5 p. m., Paul B. Washke, director of the men's gym announced last Inght. It had previously been an nounced that the gyms would be closed, but the change of decision was made for the benefit of those who may want to use their equipment.