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UNIVERSITY OP OREGON, EUGENE, WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 1938
To Peace Relations
Oregon’s peace education pro
gram started yesterday afternoon,
when two groups met in Gerlin
ger hall to discuss peace and war
propaganda and American defense
under Dean Eric W. Allen, S. Ste
phenson Smith, Dr. Warren D.
Smith, and Lieutenant-Command
ier Stewart F. Bryant.
The panel discussions will con
tinue tomorrow in Gerlinger hall,
when Lieutenant-Commander Bry
ant will again he present to tell of
Jiis proposals for peaceful adminis
tration of the Far Eastern situa
Bryant will address the entire
student body in Gerlinger audi
torium on Thursday morning at
10 o’clock. A special forum will
be held in the alumni room at 11.
Nearly thirty students attended
the first conferences on methods
of peace insurance, when students
and faculty discussed world condi
tions pertinent to keeping peace
ful relations among nations.
Bryant gave particular attention
In his talk to the conditions in the
United States Pacific possessions,
and stressed the importance of the
education of the American people
on international relations.
Marion DeKoning, Peggy Rob
bins, Mrs. John Stark Evans, Dr.
Victor P. Morris, and Francis
Beck are in charge of the effort
at constructive peace action.
Additional details on page 2.
Me ntal Inertia
Is Heaton for
Use of Slang
By ALYCE ROGERS
“We use slang from mental in
ertia,’’ according to Professor
Frank Davidson of the Indiana
university English department.
“And it is because we are reluc
tant about taking enough time in
our conversation to use conven
tional words and expressions.
There is a certain vitality in slang
that is manifested with power,”
according to the professor. He ex
plained that most slang is not uni
versal and its usage evolves from
laziness in particular situations
where we are unable to find prop
Post-Prom Patter ...
The Prom may come;
The Prom may go;
But always it’s expensive.
So in the spring
After the Prom
Our dates are less extensive.
# % *
As part of Northwestern univer
sity’s peace demonstration recent
ly, members of the editorial board
of the student newspaper planted
a maple tree in their own com
memoration. The tree is to remain
on the campus until the first
member of the board is killed in
some future war.
In Lab Classes
This little piggy may have I
gone to market, but these little 1
piggies went to class, and as a j
result approximately 150 (count
’em) unborn piglets have been
dissected during the past few
week by the combined zoology
These foetal pigs were shipped
to Oregon from Kansas City,
where they were embalmed, ac
cording to J. E. Herbertson, in
structor in zoology, and they are
being experimented with by the
zoology classes because the ana
tomy of the pig is very similar !
to that of the human being.
Dr. 6. Rebec Will Be
Honored at Banquet
All Friends Invited to
Portland to Honor
Dr. George Rebec, head of the
philosophy department for more
than a quarter of a century, and
dean of the graduate division, will
have tribute paid him by his
friends, co-workers, alumni, and
students of the University at a*
dinner Friday night at the Univer
sity club in Portland.
Dean Rebec announced his re
tirement from academic life ear
lier this year, to take effect at the
end of spring term, although he
may possibly teach during one of
the summer sessions.
“All friends of Dr. Rebec are in
vited to attend the dinner,” Alfred
Powers, dean of the general ex
tension division in Portland, an
nounced Monday. Dr. Powers is
making arrangements for in the
event, and Karl W. Onthank, dean
of personnel, is in charge of prep
arations on the campus.
fDr. Rebec received his bachelor
of arts degree in 1891 and his doc
tor of philosophy degree in 1896
from the University of Michigan,
on which faculty he later served
before coming to Oregon. He is a
Prince Lucien Campbell professor I
Eugeneans who wish to attend
the dinner may obtain reservations
through Karl W. Onthank.
HUNT CLUB JUETS
A meeting of the Hunt club will
be held today at 9 o’clock p.m. at
the Fairgrounds, preceded by the
weekly ride at 8 o’clock.
William McLean, manager of
the Eugene Hunt club, will give a
talk on the coming horse show.
Seniors Set Aside
At Business Meet
$50 to Buy Oreganas
For High Schools;
$50 for Books
Setting aside a total of approxi
mately a hundred dollars as a class
gift to the University, turning
thumbs down on an endowment in
surance plan for the class, and dis
cussing the class picnic and com
mencement plans were the items of
business at last night’s senior class
meeting, held in 105 Commerce.
Fifty dollars to buy Oreganas to
be placed in small high schools of
the state for University promo
tional purposes was moved by the
class following consideration of a
lengthy list of suggestion for the
disposal of surplus class funds.
The remainder of the approxi
mately one hundred dollar fund
was moved for library books.
Veto Endowment Plan
After discussing an endowment
plan offered the class by way of a
gift to the University the class re
jected the idea for this year but
went on record as favoring such a
Five speakers will appear on this
year’s commncement program,
Committee Chairman Ed Robbins
i told the class. The five include
President Donald M. Erb, Gover
nor Charles H. Martin, Chancellor
F, M. Hunter, Vice-president Burt
Brown Barker, and Willard Marks,
chairman of the state board of
Erb to Be Installed
The speech of Dr. Erb will be
both a commencement and installa
tion address in one, the commence
ment exercises also including the
formal installation of Dr. Erb as
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Arrives to Inspect
UO ROTC Units
First of three May inspection
tours of ROTC headquarters and
units here ofci the campus was
made yesterday by Major General
A. J. Bowley, commander of the
9th corps area.
Major General Bowley arrived on
the campus in the afternoon and
after a brief inspection of the
ROTC quarters, called on President
Erb and Chancellor Hunter.
In the evening he was guest at
a dinner given by Oregon’s Colonel
E. V. Murphy. President Erb,
Chancellor Hunter, Carlton Spen
cer were among the guests pres
ent at Colonel Murphy’s home.
Green Goose Geniuses
Going on Gossip 'Gem’
A special emergency meeting has been called for members of
the Green Goose staff tomorrow afternoon at 4 o’clock in the Em
erald sports room to make plans for the engraving of campus and
picnic ground snapshots which will appear in the publication.
Final plans for the designing and selling of Green Goose ad
vertising copy will be drawn up. With the publication date and the
copy deadline approaching rapidly, all pledges are urged to come
to the meeting.
Reprisals involving the chill waters of the millrace were threat
ened by meeting callers for pledges failing to attend.
Likely to Stay Here
Coach Not to Try for Physical Education
Director Post Because 'Would Rather Stay
At Oregon;' Other Offers Made
By LYLE NELSON
Howard Hobson will still be Oregon’s basketball and base*
His withdrawal yesterday lrom the race tor director of
physical education of the Portland schools, leaves Oregon fairly
certain of having* the popular mentor’s services for at leassU
Hobson, who in his three years at Oregon has had one north
He'll Stick Around
Coach Howard Hobson . . . will -
be back at least another year look
ing1 over rOegon's basketball and
baseball teams. He withdrew his
bid for the post of director of phy
sical education in Portland schools
yesterday before it could be acted
Piano Students Will
Give Program Soon
Seven star pianists, students of
George Hopkins, University pro
fessor of piano, were featured in
a concert program, presented in the
University music auditorium last
The students making up the
program were Lural Burggrad,
Jaqueline Wong, Lilly Belle An
gell, Marian Hagg, Robert Gar
retson, Leone La Duke, and Elean
The program began with the
first movement of Rubenstein’s
“Concerto in D-Minor.” Concertos
by Arensky, MacDowell, and Cho
“Bolero” by Ravel, and Grafe’s
“On the Trail” were included on
the program. The concerto con
cert was concluded with the popu
lar Gershwin’s “I Got Rhythm.”
west championship basketball team
and two championship baseball
nines, was one of the five candi
dates to be considered by the Port
land school board meeting tonight.
The terms of the contract of the
Portland position were reported to
be more attractive than those tho
Oregon head man is now working
under. The salary of the Portland
position was also reported to bo
almost $500 more than that which,
the Oregon coach is now getting'.
Likes Oregon Best
When stating his reasons for
withdrawing from the race, Coach
Hobson said that after he had
thought it over he decided he would
rather stay at Oregon. With a bas
ketball team coming up next year
that is highly favored to win tho'
coast championship and with a trip!'
to New York in the offing, tho'
reason for his decision can easily;'
EVen though the Oregon mentor ‘
is definitely out of the running for
the Portland position, his staying
at Oregon is by no means secure.
Several other colleges have bids in _
for his services. Among these ia ■
Stanford, where Hobson and Iua'
team made a great hit in the coast ‘
conference play-off this year.
Ducks to Play in East
With the trip back east schetU
uled for next fall, the Oregon team?;
will meet some of the best squads*
in the country. The result of this*
meeting is likely to be other coach
ing offers, for the Hobson type of
basketball is very popular with tho
During his three years coaching
basketball at the University, Coach
Hobson has had much to do with,
building a winning ball team out
of a second class squad, increasing
the gate receipts at basketball
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'Syphillis' to Be
Topic of Speech
Dr. George Snyder, represent
ing- the state board of health, •
will lecture on "Syphillis” to
members of Asklepiad and in
terested persons in Villard hall
tonight at 7:30 o’clock.
The lecture will be followed
by a film concerning the dis-,
ease. The public is invited to at- "'
tend the program, which is be
ing sponsored by the pre-medics ’