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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (April 5, 1938)
Civil War Battle Site
Moved to Stadium
Oregon’s Webfoot gridsters will
tangle with Fordham university in
New York for the first time in its
athletic history next fall, Bruce
Hamby, Duck publicity manager,
disclosed yesterday when he re
leased the 1938 grid schedule.
Southern California’s highly
publicized eleven will meet Ore
gon for the first time in a north
ern division stadium as the two
teams clash in Portland October
19. The last appearance of South
ern Cal in Oregon was with the
Beavers in 1931. The traditional
battle with the Washington Hus
kies will be played in Multnomah
stadium November 19.
lA last minute alteration to the
tentative schedule was the trans
fer of the annual Beaver-Duck
“civil-war” from Bell field in Cor
vallis to Portland. The two grid
contests slated for Hayward field
turf are Idaho, November 5, and
UCLA on October 1.
' Complete details of the sched
ule are on page four.
For Concert Series
After reading petitions of ap
plicants for ASUO publication
posts, the educational activities
board last night started negotia
tions for 1938-39 concert attrac
tions by signing the Don Cossack
Russian male chorus.
The corps of Russian singers
will appear on the campus Novem
BEATTIE MEETS GROUPS
.. YV. G. Beattie, director of so
cial welfare, of the general ex
tension division, was in Coos
county last weekend, meeting with
groups of teachers and members
of the correspondence study
groups. Dr. Beattie held a gen
eral meeting with the teachers
Saturday morning and a discus
sion and lecture meeting in the
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Famous Printer at Work
John Henry Nash .... famous are printer of San Francisco,)
arrived on the campus yesterday to officiate at installation ceremonies
for $150,000 collection of rare books at the University library.
Pierre de Lanux Is
By GLEN HASSELROOTH
Pierre de Lanux (La-noo), world
famous author and professor from
Paris, who will speak at the assem
bly to be held at 11 o’clock this
morning in Gerlinger hall, is one of
the foremost journalists in France
Author of six books and num
erous articles on martial and eco
nomic problems, M. de Lanux is
well known to many Oregonians.
As one of those who traveled in
the West several years ago for the
Carnegie Endowment, he visited
the International Relations groups
:uid attended various conferences
held throughout the country. He is
also known as a speaker on a radio
program which was formerly
broadcast every Sunday morning
o> er a national hcok-up. He has
taught several terms at Middle
bury and Mills colleges.
Served in Y\ar
For two years just before the
war, M. de Lanux was war corres
pondent in the Balkans. During
the war he became chief of convoy
in the French Red Cross ambu
lances at Nieuport and Salonique.
In 1918 he was a member of the
French high commission to the
United States. Later he served on
the staff of Andre Tardieu during
the Paris peace conference.
As vice-president of the “Com
mittee of Action” in 1923, and as
director of the Paris bureau during
the following 12 years, he played a
prominent part in the affairs of the
League of Nations. Director of the
Paris bureau of the French center
of information to the United
States, and journalist in charge of
foreign politics for the “Courrier
des Etats-Unis” are other posts he
Is Prominent Writer
Among books M. de Lanux has
written are, "Yugoslavia,” "France
and the Serbs,” "Young France
and New America,” and "The Life
of Henry IV.” He has contributed
to The Dial, La Nouvelle Revue
Francaise, Le Mercure de France,
and other magazines and news
As Men Eat
“It’s the woman who pays,”
statistics from Newt’s Pub
showed from Saturday night’s
run of business after the Gamma
Alpha Chi dance, that night
was the busiest night they had
had since the school year began.
Reason—the girls were footing
There were not only more cus
tomers, but larger orders were
placed than ever before. As is
the rule during the customary,
boy ask girl date, they dash in
(if they dash in at all) for a
small coke. But not so when
the women do the dating.
The mesely coke met its down
fall in place of wholesome ham
burgers for t.'O sturdy male.
Even the lately shunned ice
cream soda held sway Saturday
night and the milk shake mixer
was kept continually humming.
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radio-phonograph in the dinning
hall to slow the eating pace down
to waltz time.
* * *
Weighing in .. .
Students of UCLA paid for their
cramming in the last examination
with a loss of 11,597 pounds in
weight, it is estimated by the Bu
reau of Educational Surveys, New
York Surveys, New York City.
The bureau arrived at the figure
by multiplying an average of two
pounds weight loss reported by a
representative group of 90 per
cent of U. of California, L.A. stu
! dents who engage in intensive
study before and during examina
I tion periods.
* * *
Coke-Day . . .
! Because freshman coeds of
Northwestern university at Clii
j cago are convinced that there is
, altogether too little “coke-dating”
going on, they have organized a
| system for dating. Prospective
| dates are to call a central office,
Speech Scripts for
Contest Due May 11
Total of $250 Offered
To Best Effort From
Manuscripts will be received at
the speech department from now
till May 11 for speeches in the
annual Failing-Beekman oratorical
award to graduating seniors. Two
prizes, $150 and $100, will be given.
Each year these awards are
made from funds provided by Hen
ry Failing, Portland, and C. C.
Beekman, Jacksonville, to any
member of the graduating class
who desires to compete. Manu
scripts may be on any subject, but
must be no more than 1500 words
Contestants are urged by the
speech department to come there
for advice and more detailed infor
W.D. Smith Gathers
Data for Coast Book
Weekend Spent With
Engineers at Oil
Well/ Gold Mine
Checking up on material for a
book on the Oregon coast, Warren
D. Smith, head of the geology and
geography departments of the Uni
versity, spent the weekend with a
party of engineers in the Oregon
The party, including E. K. Nixon,
state director of geology, visited a
gold mine, an alleged oil well, a
magnesium deposit, and studied
features on the coast.
Dr. Smith described several land
slides on the coast highway which
may prove to be quite serious. One
slide in particular, south of Gardi
ner, has destroyed about 60 yards
of the highway and the cars now
using the road must carefully drive
down the slide and they up to the
highway on the other side.
give their height and the time they
want to have a date. Coeds guar
antee to be ready in 15 minutes.
They’ve even planned a special
“N.U. Coke Day.”
Snowballs Will Be
i Sold to Raise Fund
| For Debate Journey
University Team Will
Snowballs will be sold tomor
row in order to raise funds to
send the University of Oregon de
bate team to the Pacific coast
annual forensic contest at Reno,
About $50 will be the goal of
the sale, according to George
Hall, chairman, who is acting in
cooperation with Skull and Dag
ger and Kwama. Houses on the
campus will be contacted at lunch
Every important college on the
coast will be represented, includ
i ing several in Oregon. This will
| be the first year that Oregon has
i competed. '
' Besides competing in several
j gon, team will demonstrate the
j “symposium” type of debate, orig
inated on this campus, now used
at Washington and" Stanford.
Those on the team who will
leave next Saturday for the con
test, from April 9 to 15, will be
Marshall Nelson, Zane Kemler,
and Kessler Cannon. Professor
Dahlberg will accompany them.
After-dinner speaking and ex
temporaneous divisions will be
entered by the Oregon team.
“The Labor Problem” is the topic
to be used in the “symposium”
Pi Kaps to Cruise
On Saturday Night
“A Cruise on the S.S. Gamma
Pi” will be the theme around which
Pi Kappa Alpha will sponsor their
annual spring informal Saturday
evening in the Masonic ballroom.
Decorations will consist of turn
ing the dance floor into the deck
of a ship. Carl Row'en’s orchestra
I will play. Girls will wear sport
dresses and boys sport spring suits.
Patrons and patronesses will be
Mrs. Alice Macduff, Mr. and Mrs.
Michael Mikulak, Mr. and Mrs.
Calvin Bryan, and Mrs. and Mrs.
' Carol Williams.
FOR EASTER PRESENTS I
The cross is an emblem used by
all of the Christian faith. BUT i
NEVER has the demand been
so great as today. We halve
sold at least 1000 as earrings
and many hundreds as necklaces
See our Rosaries for Easter. Priced 25c. §
Some owners have worn the same kind j
of earrings over 2 years. We sell them |
at 35c just for advertising purposes.
620 Willamette Street