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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (May 11, 1939)
Thursday, May 11, 1939
Mothers to Be Honored
In Weekend 4 Wonder land’
An “Alice in Wonderland” atmosphere will dominate the University
of Oregon campus this weekend as all social affairs center around the
1939 Junior Weekend when mothers will be the honored guests of the
campus from Friday noon until Sunday night.
The first all-campus event will be the luncheon at 12 Friday on the
lawn between Friendly and Fenton halls. The coronation of Maxine
Glad as queen of this year’s Junior Weekend and the presentation ol
her royal court will take place there.
Friars, senior men's honorary, will tap their pledges for the coming
year. Mortar Board, senior wo
men’s honorary will also tap, and
Asklepiads, medical honorary, will
hold its pledging ceremony.
The old tradition of throwing
any man who speaks to a girl in
the pool will hold true again this
year. Additional entertainment
during the luncheon is planned for
Queen Maxine and the mothers.
Prom to Carry
McArthur court will he turned
into a gay canopied ballroom Fri
^ day night for the Junior prom. An
attempt to carry out the Alice in
Wonderland theme by making the
floor into a mythical world is be
ing made. Queen Maxine and her
court will make their formal en
trance at 10:15. At this time the
Koyl and Gerlinger awards will be
presented to the outstanding jun
ior man and woman.
Saturday morning will be the
painting of the “O” by the frosh
at Skinner’s butee, immediate
ly followed by the annual frosh
To Give Tea
The Eugene Mothers’ club will
give their traditional tea for visit
ing Oregon mothers in Gerlinger
hall from 4 to 5 o’clock.
Dr. Erb Speaks
At the Mothers’ banquet in John
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By BETTY BUCHANAN
(Campus Social Chairman)
Friday, May 12
12:00 Campus luncheon (cam
1:00 Registration for mothers
in Johnson hall.
2:00 Burlesque Canoe Fete.
3:00 Sport Dance on Library
4:00 Interfraternity Song Con
9:00 Junior Prom (Long dress
es for the girls, white coats
or dark suits for the fellows.
Flowers are in order).
Saturday, May 13
9:45 Mothers’ club meeting in
2:00 Football game.
5:30 Mothers’ banquet in Johu
Straub Memorial building,
short silk dresses for the
8:30 Canoe Fete (heavy
Sunday, May 14
11:00 Special church services in
all Eugene churches.
1:00 Dinner in all living organ
HATS & BAGS
New spring shipment of
dainty white linen hand
kerchiefs. Just the thing
for Mother’s Day gifts.
A new shipment of beautiful Pat Perkins focmals
jii straight-lae« organdy, whit** baby shark s skin,
aud lovely taffeta pastels, $12.95 ot $10.95 aud up.
One group of formals with jackets or without
lias been reduced for last-minute shoppers from
$10.95 to $12.95.
The eternal problem of how wo
men in journalism may get posi
tions on newspapers was consid
erably eased Tuesday night as a
journalistic-minded audience Jeft
the “job clinic,” sponsored by The
ta Sigma Phi, women's national
The clinic, the first of its kind
on this campus, was conducted by
William M. Tugman, editor of the
Eugene Register-Guard, and Ar
thur Priaulx, editor of the Eugene
Women in the school of journal
ism were previously asked to write
letters of application, which were
I used as “subjects” in the clinic.
I The letters were read by the two
newspaper men, criticized, and
discussed. Just how a letter of ap
plication should be written was
explained, with special emphasis
on the type of work the letters ap
j ply for.
Following the discussion of the
i letters of application, two inter
| views were conducted, a “poor” one
. and a model interview. Just how a
woman should conduct herself at
an interview if she does not want
to get a job, was demonstrated in
humorous fashion by Alice Nel
: son, who was interviewed by Mr.
| Priaulx. It was discovered that
dress, manner, and attitude, count
j ed equally with actual newspaper
■ qualifications in the success of the
J Bernadine Bowman was the sub
ject for the model interview, dem
onstrating the opposite result—in
which the woman gets the job. Mr.
Tugman conducted this feature of
The “job clinic” is expected to
! become an annual spring activity
| of Theta Sigma Phi, with the pur
pose of easing some of the qualms
| that women sometimes feel when
| they go into the business world
looking for their first newspaper
“Dress Sweater" is the name of
the new low-priced handknit type
of sweater that matches the semi
soft or classic sports dress has
; The brief cardigans that appear
i handknit have been matched with
j the colors of woven fabrics used
by sports dresses, and thus the one
piece shirtwaist dress is featured
with these sweaters which are of
ten a bit dressy. One of the most
formal is knitted in handknit ef
fect of a thick silk chenille yarn,
j Wool chenille ribbed ones also copy
Fuzzy Angora Popular
Particularly nice are the quite
i fuzzy angora brief jackets with
self embroidery of scroll design or
dots for the border. The embroid
ery merely gives a nice surface ap
pearance, being in matching color,
j Especially noteworthy is the
broadly striped basque cardigan in
nubby cotton chenille, called the
; gypsy sweater. Close runner up to
these aforementioned sweaters,
j hQwever, is the quilted jacket.
I Some of them are fitted and color
less while they have collars and
1 Phi Chi Theta will entertain Tau
Delta Chi with a mill race picnic
at 7::3::0: t:o:ni:g:h:t.
FOR MOTHER . . .
Why not briny mother
in to select her own yii't!
FOR DAUGHTER .. .
Another shipment of
Mexican huaraches has
122 E. Broadway
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Coed of the Week
By BEULAH CHAPMAN
In the center of all the festivities of this weekend will be a charming
blue-eyed coed with soft brown hair and a winning smile. For Maxine
Glad will take up her position as first lady of the campus when she is
crowned queen at the campus luncheon tomorrow and will rule over all
the subsequent events.
Maxine was found early this week deep in a conference with con
tinuity writers for Saturday night's canoe fete. Since she originated
the “Alice in Wonderland” theme long before she ever thought of
becoming queen, she must direct
the writing of the script as well as
act the part of the main character
when the fete is presented.
Busy discussing what words
should introduce the mad hatter
and what music would be appro
priate for the Cheshire cat se
quence, she was persuaded to take
time off to answer questions about
Loves to Study
“I love to study,” Maxine de
clared when asked what she liked
most about school.
She believes it is best to take
courses in a wide variety of fields
rather than to limit one’s self too
narrowly to the confines of a pro
fessional school. The cultural back
ground gained from learning about
a. diversity of subjects is valuable,
“I’d like to take a little bit of
everything,” Maxine declared. ‘‘It
seems that the more subjects I
study, the more things I learn to
enjoy and appreciate.”
And Maxine takes her beliefs se
riously. Last term she took 19
hours and got good grades in them,
Is No Bookworm
But it would be a mistake to pic
ture Maxine as a “book-worm.”
Probably few other coeds know as
many people on the campus as she
does. As we sat talking in the Col
lege Side, about three out of every
four persons that passed spoke to
Maxine, and nearly every second
one stopped to exchange a few
ivifciAuit: is iuoiviiig iurwmu lu
working in some phase of advertis
ing when she is graduated from
the University next year. She
would prefer going to work in an
advertising agency, where she be
lieves there is a chance of “start
ing at the bottom” and working
No ‘Career Woman’
“But I have no burning desire to
set the world on fire,” she added.
“I don’t think I would make a good
The answer to career versus
marriage she has all worked out.
“Why I think it’s only sensible
to work after you are married,"
she said. “I think it’s a very help
ful thing the first few years of
married life to have some work
outside the home.”
To learn how to fly is one of
Maxine’s ambitions. She has been
up in an airplane often and has
even handled the controls herself
for a few minutes at a time.
“With the first $50 I get I’m go
ing to take flying lessons,” she de
MISS O’TOOLE TO WED
Announcement of the coming
marriage of Miss Phyllis O’Toole,
ex-’42, to Hobert Horning, ’40, was
received recently. The wedding
will be an event of Sunday, May
28, at 2 o'clock in the Cathedral of
the Immaculate Conception in
Portland. Friends of the couple arc
invited to attend.
Associate Editor.B. Chapman
Society Editor.M. K. Riordan
Staff—M. Finnegan, B. J. Thomp
Zeiss Cameras, Agfa Film
"Famous For Hats”
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Ideal for wear in the classroom,
for sports, or on picnics, this print
ed cotton pinafore crosses in hack
and ties in front. Wear the little
blouse to class, take it off at play
and get your summer tan.
Hacjjli Sdhool Girls
To Bo Feted at Tea
A special tea for all senior high
school girls to acquaint them with
the activities and customs of the
University will be held in alumni
hall May 16 ffom 4 to 6. The affair
is sponsored by the YWCA, WAA,
and AWS, with Annette Ansley, as
general chairman for the affair.
Invitations have been sent to all
senior girls in Eugene, University,
St. Mary’s and Springfield high
schools. Gamma Alpha Chi will
provide the entertainment in the
form of a style show. Spring
clothes will be featured, and the
do’s and don't's of a coed’s ward
Short talks will be given by Bet
ty Lou Swart, president of the
YWCA, Anne Frederiksen, AWS
president, and Margo Van Metre,
See Shells Moke
“She sells sea shells” has been
changed this spring to “she wears
sea shells,” in the form of costume
jewelry. Almost every girl will tes
tify that odd bits of bright jewel
ry are not only fun to wear, but
also add a touch of something to
a cool spring outfit.
Sea shells are light, dainty, and
may be painted in colors to suit
any costume. Necklaces of tiny
gold-link chain with pastel shells
are replacing pearls as a trim for
lacy sweaters or silk dresses. For
sports wear, the large, heavier type
of shells are worn in several
strands about the neck.
Bracelets of very small speci
mens are dainty and attractive.
The more shells on the bracelet,
the more clever it will appear. Wc
have seen them in natural, blue,
pink, fuschia, lime, and all the rest
of the seasons' high shades. An
other attractive one is of medium
sized shells, with six shells in each
color of green, yellow, blue anc
pink. Many of the natural shell.
are filled with bright small beads
which set them off perfectly.
Fads come and go, but are fur
I while they last, so everyone is en
| joying the touch of the seashore
1 in this spring’s jewelry.
in your .Mother's Day ('arils ami (lifts, eome in ami
sue our lovely selection — it's the best in town.
Mother is your best friend—so don't forget her.
Sunday is Mother's Day.
The Gift Shoj
963 Willamette St.
Next to lies Theater
1\S.—We give S. 11. Green Trading Stamps
By B. Bowman
I Tillie may be a senior, Mortar
Board, executive council, YWCA
cabinet and all the rest on the cam
pus, but Junior Weekend when her
family comes down she is just
plain Mathilda or Sis. Tillie is
proud of her family—it's the swell
i est family in the world — but
strangely, as they set out for a
tour of the campus, subject to the
critical observation of the Kattas
and the Gammas and Pi Flies and
Everyone Else That Matters— they
seem to have become a rather mot
But they're off—Mamma, whose
college education was somewhat
disrupted by meeting Papa 25
years ago this Junior Weekend,
starts the tour off slightly behind
Tillie, clucking her disapproval of
the too-short skirt. Papa, who
wants to inspect the construction
of Chapman hall closer, thinks that
all the building is fine but some
body's got to pay. Little Freddie
wants to know how high is the
[ smokestack, did anyone ever climb
I it, and why can't he ? Little Sis is
too, too thrilled at seeing Genuine
* * *
Mama and Papa admire the new
libe but just can't help recalling
their favorite nooks at the old libc.
The creaking stairs, the old pic
tures covered with dust and the
fireplaces. Freddie brings the tour
of the libe to an abrupt stop by
sliding down the bannisters.
Little Sis stares raptly at all the
handsome men on the law school
steps. Mama insists on sitting on
the senior bench—this weather,
hard on the feet!
. Freddie wants to go up on top
of Deady and look over. They do
bacause Papa and Mama remem
ber putting their names up in that I
old belfry. Mama, in spite of her
added pounds, trails Papa up the
frail little ladder, and Papa gal
lantly pulls her up through the trap
door. They find' their names where
they put them in 1914. Mama, re
calling the thrill of first love, gazes l
adoringly at Papa, in spite of the
large runner acquired on the way
up. Freddie dashes precariously |
around the roof. Mama calls him i
back and they start their descent.
Back on the ground again, they
i trudge wearily down to the Side
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i MOKTAR BOARD ENTERTAINS
Active m embers of Mortar
Board, senior women's honorary,
will entertain with an informal
breakfast for their mothers Satur
day morning in Gerlinger hall.
Other guests will include Dean Ha
zel P. Schwering, Mrs. Alice Mac
duff, Mr's. Frederick M. Hunter,
! and Mrs. John Stark Evans. Peggy
: Jane Peebler is in charge of all ar
Three Ittij Ktties
By M. G.
“—And dey fam and dey fam
all over de dam.”
One more hour of that and
they'd have to send for a straight
jacket. "No, no, the left foot, Mr.
Ellis. See, like this: left foot for
ward, pivot twice, step left again
—Why didn’t he call? Four
nights now and not a word. What
would his excuse be? Busy? Tired?
"No, really, you’re doing fine, Mr.
Ellis. It's just me, I should be able
to keep out of your way. Yes, ha,
ha, that’s nice of you, really.”
Clumsy ox. What ever made some
of ’em think they could learn to
dance. Private lessons were worse,
too, no chance to change off and
trade around. Feet tired at this
time of day, too.
“—’Fim!” fed de mamma fitty,
‘Fim if oo tan’.”
Gripes, the goof was singing it
now, baby-talk. Don't scream,
don’t sneer, you'll lose your job if
you offend a customer. Besides,
sometimes the private lessons
tipped pretty good if you treated
them right. Jim—but would he
have an excuse? Or would he just
casually call up with an invitation
as though a four-day silence was
a small matter calling for no ex
planation? Would it be better to
accept and be as charming and
attractive as possible, or act a lit
tle cool and indifferent? "No, that
was my fault. You’re doing splen
didly. Some of these afternoons
you’ll be teaching me how to i
dance. Now, once more around.” If
he stepped on that corn again—.
“Bop boop dittem dattem what- ,
Why didn't somebody get an- '
other record on there ? Ten, twen
ty, forty times a day. Never want
to look Friday in the face again.
And the next person who talked
baby talk—•. The phone! Jim!
“Just a minute, Mr. Ellis.” Nearly
forgot that. “Hello? Oh, Bertha!
your Willie. So sorry, Mr. Ellis.
Shall we try it again?” Couldn’t
stand up much longer, let alone
dance. What if he didn’t call? at
all. “No, you were all right. Sor.ry,
really.” But he couldn't just quit
without a reason. Unless to stop
caring is reason enough. “I'm
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— Neckwear — frilly lace
and net collars.98o
— Nightgowns — printed
rayon satins.. $1.95
and dimities ..$1.00
— A large selection of com
pacts and jewelry—sure to
catch both your and your mo
20-30 E'. Broadway
IN AND LET HER
.CHOOSE HER PAIR
A PAIR OF
Spectator T i e,
tan and white,
wheat linen, tan
Tlir I Diversity and I lie Junior class have seen fit
to dedicate a weekend as a. tribute to mother. In
setting aside this weekend we will pay her the
homage and the respect that is due. This is your
opportunity to play host with mother as yoi*r guest.
Our personnel will be glad to assist yon in the selec
tion of a suitable gift at your own price range.
Fragile georgette sheers
in whites and pastels
wit h d a i n t y lingerie
trim — Initiates w i t li
trim, little tueks and
lace trim, in all sizes.
A brand new shipment
ol' summer bags in pink
and bine pastels aifd a
new poueh style in a.
Ilea vy w e a v e basic,
navy and black bags
kid and patent leather.
Fabric gloves For siim
incr that will < • in i >li a si
or in at i’ll your ensemble
washable doeskins in
while and tin: spring
Holeproof and Belle
Sharnieer hose in new
spring and .summer col
ors t li r o <• sizes in
Iielle . Sharmecr t li a t
will assure mot her of a
perfect fit a useful
and practical gift—•
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El.'(il,NE\S FASHION CENTfig