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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (April 14, 1938)
To 15 Ducks
Also Approves Fee
Minor sports awards and next
year’s ASUO fees filled the pro
gram of the ASUO executive com
mittee last night as the committee
met and named 15 athletes and
two managers to minor letters and
approved the same fee setup in
use this year.
The committee awarded the mi
nor block “O” to four in skiing,
six in wrestling, and three in box
ing, and gave numerals to one
man each in boxing and skiing.
Wrestlers Win Letters
Wrestling letters went to Clar
ence Francis, Jim Mountain, Fair
fax Roberts, Dale Peterson, John
Skirving, and Elmer Williams,
while Gale Ferris, Frank Nicker
son, and Bob “Smoky” Whitfield
received awards for boxing. Ski
ing letters went to Bryan Ryan,
Walt Wood, Jim Mackie, and
Frank Drew. Numerals went to
Merle Hanscom in boxing and to
Pat Dolan in skiing.
Three wrestling awards were re
ferred back on the ground of non
possession of ASUO cards. Two
varsity men and one frosh wres
tler otherwise eligible were re
Eugene Truby was awarded a
letter for senior boxing and wres
tling manager, with Jack Gavin re
ceiving the junior manager ward
in the same department.
A recommendation by H. S.
“Mike” Hoyman, varsity swim
ming coach, that letter require
ments for swimming be raised
from 12 to 16 points was referred
to First Vice-President Noel Ben
ASUO fees next year were con
tinued at Jhe $7-$5-$3 scale in use
this year, with the $15 card rat
ing $1 off on the total price.
By ALYCE ROGERS
A knowledge of bagpipes netted
a University of Washintgon coed
$125, when she sold an article to
Coronet magazine. “Bagpipes
sound the way they do because the
notes are on an ortiental scale,”
she says. “Bagpipes sound best
outside.” Which confirms what
we’ve always thought about bag
We learn of vice and virtues
From very different points;
The good we learn at mother’s
The bad at other joints,
'Taint So . . .
“Anyone who is not contemplat
ing marriage is physiologically or
pathologically ill and should see a
(Please turn to page eight)
Frosh Coalition Proposed
At Banquet; ‘Will Do Away
With Blocks* ,Say Leaders
By BILL SCOTT
Formation of a new all-campus coalition party in the coming frosh
elections seemed possible following a banquet meeting last night for
representatives of six of the larger fraternities and all of the women’s
living organizations at which it was decided to “do away with the
The new deal in the freshman class will be made possible if others
accept an invitation to come into the scheme of things. Ann Waha
As Snow While
For 7 Dwarfs
By BETTY HAMILTON
With nominations for Snow
White to be elected at the frosh
glee, April 29, slated for next
week by the sororities, popular
opinion moved yesterday to
choose the seven dwarfs.
The self-appointed committee
attempted to pick those that re
sembled Disney’s characters in
every way. The preliminary re
port named Barney Hall as
Sleepy; LeRoy Mattingly as
Bashful; Chuck Erwin, Doc;
Noel Benson, Sneezy; Don John
son, Grumpy; Jack Enders, Hap
py; and Cy Wentworth, Dopey. '
Because of popular demand
for Joe Devers, the committee
found it necessary to select an
eighth dwarf, named Queenie.
Discussion Group Is
Started on Campus
The Weekend Forum was or
ganised Sunday night in the AWS
room in Gerlinger hall, at which
Jdme Ray Chagnon, graduate of
! the University of Washington and
i social worker of several years ex
I perience, was chosen chairman of
I the discussion group.
Chagnon discussed the present
Sino-Japanese war, giving at the
same time a background of recent
Chinese history. Discussion fol^
lowed the speech.
This coming Sunday at 8 p.m.
in the AWS room Raymond Jeff
cott will lead a discussion on new
Coed BA Honorary
For Coming Year
Newly elected officers of Phi Chi
Theta, national business honorary
for women, are Jean Palmer,
president; Florence Sanders, vice
president; Dorothea Davidson, sec
retary; Doris Imus, treasurer; and
Irma Helickson, historian.
Jean Palmer was chosen at the
last meeting to represent Oregon
Beta chapter at the biennial Phi
Chi Theta convention, held in June
this year at Pittsburgh, Penn.
Is Topic for Dr. Erb
“Some Theories of Depression
and Recession” is the subject Uni
versity President Donald M. Erb
will speak on ^before the Town
club in Portland today. He will re
turn to Eugene this evening after
some afternoon appointments in
iwas nominated for the vice-presi
dency and Betty Buchanan for sec
retary by representatives of the
More Nominations Later
Nominations for the remaining
offices of president and treasurer
will be made at a later meeting,
j said Wally Rossman, coalition
I leader, last night.
Rossmann emphasized that the
party objective is to nominate the
best man for the office rather than
“the choice of a few politicians
sitting around a few glasses of
“Tiger” Payne, retiring presi
dent, and Stan Stiger attended the
banquet as guests.
That any nominations for the
offices may be submitted to him,
was stressed by Rossman. “The
days of the gravy train in fresh
man politics are gone,” he said.
Deadline on Friday
Students planning to enter the
annual W. F. Jewett poetry read
ing contest, to be held next Wed
nesday, must register at the speech
department not later than tomor
The contest, offering prizes of
$25, $15,and $5, is open to any
one on the campus. Each partici
pant will read one sonnet, one lyr
ic, and a passage of blank verse.
These selections must be chosen
from a list at the speech division
Anyone interested must consult
a member of the staffs of either
the speech division or the drama
The final contest will be held
at 3:34, p.m., April 20, with pre
liminaries on Monday.
Law School Moot Court
Trial Series Beginning
The case of Richard B. Miller vs. Andrew J. Newhouse is scheduled
to come to trial tonight at 7:30 in the circut court room of the Lane
county courthouse, in the first of the law school’s series of six moot
court trials. Miller has filed suit against Newhouse charging damages
! of $1257.50.
The plaintiff is represented by the firm of Herns and Neuner.
I Shephard and Winslow are attorneys for the defendant. Orlando J.
Hollis, acting dean of the law
school, will be on the bench.
Miller’s complaint charges that
the defendant, finding the plain
tiff unconscious on University
1 street near 13th, recently, did abuse
him physically, treating him as 3
drunk, thereby causing injury to
' the plaintiff, and causing his ar
rest Dy the police on a charge of
1 intoMcation. The plaintiff further
testifies that he had not been
drinking, but had been the victim
of a hit-run driver.
The charges have been denied by
Fred B. Hammond, court clerk,
has posted a list of students on the
campus from which group the jury
will be drawn in a notice by the
Orlando J. Hollis . . . will rule
from the bench of the law school’s
first moot court trial.
Will Sing Tonight
To Conduct High
Student teachers from the music
department will conduct a free
public concert by the University
high school chorus in the school of
music auditorium tonight at 8 o’
Student teachers who will be
directing are Ellen Dixon, Edythe
Farr, Norman C^eden, Rosemary
O’Donnell, Ruth Reasor, Bonnie
Tinker, Brandon Young, and Har
o'd Hebard. The University high
sei ool students directing are Jay
Lyons and Eldon Platt.
Amonsr the numbers will be a
j sixteenth -< century madrigal,
! Thomas Motley’s “Sing and We
Chant It’’ to be sung by the stu
The program will consist pri
marily of folk songs, spirituals, and
| old favorites. “Santa Lucia,’’ an
! Italian folk song, the popular
negro work song “Water Boy,’’ and
the old English "Drink to Me Only
With Thine Eyes,’’ are to be in
cluded on the program.
English Journalist to
Speak in Gerlinger
At 11 This Morning
On World Crisis
University students, faculty*
members, and Eugene residents
will gather in Gerlinger hall at II*
o’clock this morning to hear S. if.
Ratcliffe, British journalist and
author, speak on ’’Britain’s Su
Other meetings which the speak
er will attend are a faculty club
luncheon at noon, and a dinner at.
5:30 p.m. at the Anchorage, fol
lowed by an open forum, which ia
sponsored by Sigma Delta Chi,
men's national journalism honor
A native of England, Mr. Rat
cliffe has studied the policies of
the British government for the last
50 years, and is regarded by those
who have heard him as a lecturer
of no mean ability. Of Mr. Rat
cliffe, Karl W. Onthank, dean of
Gives British Viewpoint
"It has been a long- time since
we have had the British point ol'
view voiced on the campus. Mr.
Ratcliffe’s orservations on current**
and movements in the British em
pire should be extremely interest
ing and valuable."
To an outsider, the British gov
ernment seems to be at a turning
point, and it will be gratifying to
hear what an Englishman has to,
say about it, Dean Onthank said.
(Additional detalis, page 7.)
End Next Tuesday;
Primaries May 3
Although approximately foity
!, five per cent of Oregon’s enrolled
I students are eligible to vote in tho
coming primary elections, very few
have registered at the county;,
clerk’s office in the courthouse*
that office reported yesterday.
Clifford Constance, assistant
registrar, states that about twelve
hundred students are listed as be
ing 21 on the school’s records and
have filled the necessary residency,
period by being in school for si*
Registration may be accom
plished by swearing to party affili
ations before the deadline set lor*
next Tuesday. The primary elec
tions will be held May 3.
UO Student Fines
Accruing at Hate
Of 25 Cents a Day
Fines at the rate of twenty
five cents a day for overdue
registration fees and out of' ’
state fees have been accruing;1
since Tuesday, April 12t C, lZt
Stalsberg, University cashier, ..
April IS is the last day for the
payment of fees. The fines will
then have reached $1.50, * Mr.
Stalsberg said, and students will ‘;
then be suspended.