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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 1938
Discussion on Fund
Held at Quarterly
The state board of Oregon
Mothers conducted their regular
quarterly meeting on the campus
yesterday. Following the morn
ing business meeting the 16 mem
bers of the group present were en
tertained at luncheon at the
YWCA and later in the afternoon
in Gerlinger hall.
Presided over by Mrs. Lillian
Greenwood, of Portland, the meet
ing was taken up with a discus
sion of plans to bring a caravan
of Portland high school girls to.
the campus this spring, plans for
the mother’s part of Junior Week
end, and other business.
A discussion of methods to raise
additional money for the mothers’
scholarship fund was held, but no
definite action was taken.
The group decided to place
copies of the cookbooks prepared
by the mothers recipes gathered
through the state on sale in the;
University Co-op. Various ways of i
promoting the University were:
After their noon luncheon a trip
to the Murray Warner Oriental
art museum was made. The moth
ers were entertained in the after
noon at a tea given by Hazel P.
Schwering, dean of women. Rep
resentatives of the girls’ living or- j
ganizations were present and as-:
sisted with the serving.
By ALYCE ROGERS
The American educational sys
tem has “too much machinery,
too much teaching, and too little
This was the charge made here
recently by Prof. Kirsopp Lake of
Harvard university. Continuing his
denunciation, he said:
“It simply infuriates me to see
Pur universities having to give
courses in elementary French or
German, taught by young scholars
who ought to be doing advanced
work of their own. The languages
should be taught our children in
the lower schools.
“We would get better results by
enticing men to learn them by
the whole army of baby deans in
A Thought. ..
The reason so many people rest
their chin on their hands when
they are thinking is that it keeps
their mouths shut and they don’t
'Boy Meets Girl'...
“If she doesn’t like me well
enough to kiss me, I look for an
other girl.” This viewpoint, how
ever utilitarian, is not representa
tive of the UCLA males, though,
(Please turn to page eight)
T T T ▼ T T ^
He Proves His
Who says it doesn’t pay to
come to class?
Professor Samuel H. Jameson,
of the sociology department, in
an attempt to illustrate the
theory of property ownership to
his class in social science, Fri
day, took out a handful of coins
from his pocket, stating that the
coins were his property, and that
he could, do whatever he pleased "
with them, “I can even throw
them away if I want to,” he said.
Some disbeliever in the back of
the room muttered an “Oh,
yeah,” and without another word
Professor Jameson flung the
handful of jingles at the class.
Because it was Friday, and
because it was an 8 o’clock there
was not as wide distribution as
would ordinarily have been the
Queen Candidate Is
Out for Lack of JC
Dean's Office Raises
One new name was added yes
terday to the list of Junior week
end queen candidates and one was
scratched for eligibility reasons,
the queen selection committee an
nounced last night.
Dorothea Wick was added to
the list, having been overlooked
Thursday in the compiling of the
candidates’ names, while Mary
Ellen Williams was disqualified by
the dean of women’s office as not
having the requisite junior stand
The eligibility of one of the
other candidates was being ques
tioned by the dean of women’s of
fice, but it was reported last
night by Harry Clifford, chair
man of the committee that she
could produce her junior certifi
The list as it now stands, still
containing 15 names, includes
Elizabeth Ann Jones, Kay Mc
Alear, Alyce Rogers, Mary Eliza
beth Norvell, Virginia Regan,
Peggy Reavffe, Blanche McClellan,
Mary Frances Henderson, Betty
Crawford, Marcia Steinhauser,
Mary Sackett, Ruth Tawney, Jac
queline McCord, Lorraine Hunt,
and Dorothea Wick.
The girls will appear before the
committee Monday night when
five will be selected to be voted
Models' Names Are
Secret of Sponsor
Ten living models, whose names
will remain secret till their appear
ance, will be featured at the Gam
ma Alpha Chi, women’s advertis
ing honorary, dance tonight at
Hairdressing, both original and
copies from Vogue, will be shown,
as designated by Kramer’s Fash
ion Shop. Les McDonald, of the
College Flower Shop is in charge
of floral decorations.
The fashion show will begin at
Pilots Even Series
At Portland; Colonel
Bill’s Men Show Well
Cinder Squad Takes
One First Place;
Varoff Bested by
Colonel Bill Hayward's Oregon
trackmen captured one first place,
two seconds and a tie for second
in the Hill Military relay carnival
of champions held in the Pacific
livestock arena last night in Port
Afack Robinson gained Oregon’s
only first place, winning the broad
jump with a leap of 24 feet, 1
Broadjumper Bob Fitchard and
the mile relay quartet gave Ore
gon its second-place points.
George Varoff, Oregon’s cham
pion pole-vaulter tied for second
place with Cornelius Warmerdam.
Earle Meadows, Southern Cal star,
won the event with a leap of 14
Glenn Cunningham outran Don
Lash and Norman Bright to win
the Cunningham Mile in 4:24.4.
(Additional details, page 5.)
Jim Hubbard Voted
'Man of the Hour'
Betas' 'Dark Horse'
Wins Honor at YW
Jimmy Hubbard, last-minute
} “dark horse” candidate from the
I Beta mansion, is the campus’ latest
hero, having been elected “Man of
j the Hour” at the YW “Time Trip”
afternoon dance held yesterday at
Kappa Kappa Gamma, Pi Beta Phi,
and Alpha Chi Omega houses.
Minute men, voted next highest
were Howard Tomasi, “Tick,” and
Dick Litfin, “Tock.” Coronation of
the campus favorites took place at
4:15 at the Alpha Chi Omega
house. Ruth Ketchum, new YW
president crowned all three win
ners, and presented Hubbard with
an alarm clock as a reward, and
the two minute men with watches.!
Hubbard was the candidate run j
in to replace Matt Palvalunas as
Beta representative in the list of
“most wonderful boys.”
About thirty dollars was taken
in admissions which will go. into
the general YW commission fund,
said Miss Ketchum last night.
The dance was a project of the I
sophomore commission of the YW,
headed by Peggy Robbins, chair
STUDENTS TO MEET HERE
Dr. Paul Braisted, general secre
tary of the student volunteer move
ment, will be at the YWCA shack
for the Oregon conference of stu
dent leaders Saturday and Sunday,
April 2 and 3.
The conference will be composed
of YM-YW cabinet members, com
mittee members, and faculty ad
visers of all the colleges in Oregon.
'Man of Hour'
Fool of Day
The April fool joke of the day
happened to the “Man of tho
Jim Hubbard, elected to that
position from a list of “wonder
ful boys” on the campus, was
asked by Emerald Radio News
Writer Don Kennedy to appear
at KORE for an interview on the
news broadcast last night.
When Hubbard arrived at the
studio for his short "guest ap
pearance” he was handed his
continuity which told him in a
“You may be the ‘Man of the
Hour,* but your hour was from
4 to 5 o’clock this afternoon.”
Annual Mock Trials
To Be Given Today
Carlton Spencer, professor in the
law school, and six law students
i will present three showings of a
mock trial today for the benefit
of visiting 4H club members in
Eugene.' This presentation is made
annually, the same case being used
Mr. Spencer will act as judge,
and the students are cast as fol
lows: defense, Bill Mclnturff, Reva
Hearns; prosecution, Sidney Milli
gan and Herbert Galton; bailiff, Ed
Wheelock; clerk, Fred Hammond.
They will alternate in different po
sitions for each showing'.
Jury members will be selected
from the audience.
EUGENE TEACHERS 3IEET
An open house for the teachers
of the Eugene schools will be held
in the University museum of nat
ural history on Thursday night at
7:30, it was announced today by
Dr. L. S. Cressman, director of the
Oregon. Nine Drops
Second Game. 5-2;
Portland university's Pilot baos
bailers evened the count on Coach
Hobson’s Webfoots at Portland
yesterday afternoon, winning a,
tight game, 5 to 2. -
Roundsman Louis Garfield waa
touched for eight safe blows by,
University of Oregon hitters, bub
he kepo them well-scattered. Jotuai
Linde, LeRoy Mattingly, and
Paul Thunemann allowed 14 safo
hits in eight innings against Port-*
Take Early Lead
The Pilots jumped to a two-rha
lead in the first inning, and added
three more in the third to clinch
it. Oregon scored twice in t ho
Moosie Graser, diminutive een-*
terficlder, and McGinnis, second
baseman, each collected a home*
run. For Oregon Coleman, Gordon,
Quinn, Smith, Linde, and Creigh
ton all got hits.
(.Additional details, page 4.)
Donated to Museum
By Campbell Church
A new natural history collection
has been given to the University!
by Mr. Campbell Church, Eugene*
mining engineer. The thirteen
piece collection inclues a tarpon,
rare fish, a blue-finned sail fish,
end many other unusual specimens.
Two Indian baskets, made by a!
squaw of the Siletz tribe in Doug
las county, off the reservation, am
ether recent gifts, donated by Mrsu
A beaded moccasin, formerly; '
property of the northern plain!
Indians, and a whale bone club,)
found on the coast near Seal Rock,
ire also additions to the collection!
in Condon hall museum.
Writers, Investigators, Seamen
In Coming ASUO Assemblies
An English writer, an inspector of the Federal Bureau of Invests
gation, a French journalist, and a retired naval officer are included
as speakers for student body assemblies to be held in Gerlinger hall
during spring term.
Heading the schedule, which was released yesterday by Karl W.
Onthank, dean of personnel, is Pierre' de Lanux, French author and
journalist who will speak on the
European situation on Tuesday,
April 14 will bring S. IT. Rat
cliffe, English lecturer and writer,
who will discuss “Britain’s Su
preme Crisis.” He will be followed
by W. H. Dranelester, inspector for
the FBI, who will address the as
sembly^April 20. Mr. Dranelester
will also speak before delegates of
the Commonwealth Conference, to
be held on the cgmpus April ISt20.
ASUO nominations of officer**
will be made on April 28, and in
stallation will be on May 5 or 6.
Stewart F. Bryant, retired naval
officer from Palo Alto, California,
wall be the featured speaker on
May 12. His subject will be “Tho
Far Eastern Situation: Causey,
Consequences, and Our Defense.’'
Another ASUO assembly will ba
on May 19. Nothing is scheduled
so far for the last assembly May}