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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (April 3, 1940)
Jose Iturbi to Play in McArthur April 8
For Card Holders
Jose Iturtai, pianist, conductor,
radio guest star, and pHonograph
recording artist, who in 11 years
has seen his name take a definite
place in American music circles,
will make his first Eugene appear
ance Monday night when he plays
for the ASUO Greater Artist’s con
cert series in McArthur court.
Played on Radio
As a pianist his work has given
him places on many radio pro
grams including the Kraft hour,
and he has also gained fame in
recent years as an orchestra con
In special summer engagements
Iturbi has conducted the New
York Philharmonic Symphony or
chestra at the Lewisohn stadium
and he has also led the Connecticut,
Philadelphia, and Los Angeles
groups. He conducted the Ford
Sunday evening hour at one time.
Get Tickets in McArthur
Tickets for the Monday per
formance may be purchased at
the ASUO office in McArthur
court. The performance will be free
to ASUO card holders.
Plans New Classes
Courses in education, economics,
and health are being offered on the
University campus spring term by
the general extension division of
the state system of higher educa
Dean Victor P. Morris of the
school of business administration
will conduct a Wednesday evening
class, “International Economic Pol
icies.” Economic, problems of the
present situation will be analyzed.
107 Commerce is the scheduled
Pupil evaluation and determina
tion of educational objectives will
be considered in Dr. H. B. Wood’s
class, “Evaluation of Pupil Growth
and Development,” which meets
Monday afternoon from 4 to 6
o’clock. This class is primarily for
teachers of the vicinity.
A course in “Health Education” |
will be directed by Miss Ethyl
Mealey, formerly a staff member
of the department of physical edu- j
ca'tion, and at the present time with ;
the state board of health. Miss ■
Mealey’s Wednesday afternoon j
class will meet at Frances Willard j
-.Fisher Chosen as
Thomas W. Fisher, civic director !
of recreation for the city of Eu- (
gene, will direct the administra
tion course in recreation, it was
announced Tuesday by the phys- j
ical education department.
The course will deal with the
different types of recreation pro-!
grams in cities and small towns, j
their financing and administration,
and the relation of the state W.P.A.
program to the various civic activ
Bicyclists who ride without lights
at night, and who ride swiftly into
the street from a sideroad, are
p.mong the chief contributors to
Dean Sheldon's Book
On UO Published
The complete history of the
University of Oregon appeared in
book form last Saturday when
Dean Henry D. Sheldon’s “'History
of the University of Oregon"
rolled off the presses.
Starting with a legal conflict
which took place before Eugene
was finally selected for the site of
the University, the book covers
the 64-year history of the institu
tion. Particular emphasis on the
processes of legislation during the
establishment and on through the
years is made by Dr. Sheldon, re
search professor of history and
former dean of the school of edu
The volume is 300 pages in
length and was published by the
BinfordS and Mort of Portland.
Professor George Turnbull’s his
tory of journalism in the North
west was also published by the
Dr. Sheldon began his work
here at the University 40 years
ago. During his earlier years he
had considerable contact with fac
ulty members who had been on
the staff since its beginning and
therefore he has been able to re
create their characters.
Libe Has Oregon
A display of early textbooks,
newspapers, and other material
tracing the history of Oregon will
be a feature ot the third annual
library day, May 3, according to
M. H. Douglass, librarian.
Library day will also include a
number of other highly interesting
displays. Since this year is the
500th anniversary of printing, a
large number of early examples of
printing, carefully preserved in the
vaults, will be placed on exhibition.
Newer and more modern examples
of printing art, and a demonstra
tion of the newest '“streamlined”
in-ention, the use of small film for
preserving data, will be included.
The student exhibit will be a
part of a display which will trace
the growth and development of the
The day, with its many exhibits
and displays and other features
has now become an annual event
on the campus.
Members of the symposium made
several speeches over the Easter
holidays. On March 18, Charles j
Devereaux and Earl Holmes spoke
on “Distribution” before the Cham
ber of Commerce at Newberg.
They orated on the same subject
the next day at Sweethome. On
March 22, Charles Devereaux spoke
on “Distribution” before the Eu
gene grange. On March 25, Leon
ard Clark and Charles Devereaux
spoke at the Wasco Civic club on
“Distribution.” and also at The
Dalles Chamber of Commerce on
the same topic.
Earl Palmer, Frank McKinney,
and Charles Devereaux spoke in
Seattle on March 28 and 29 on!
“Distribution.” Monday, April 1,
Ray Hewitt, Merlin Nelson, and
Jack Blankinship filled engage
ments at Lebanon and Albany.
They spoke on “Propaganda." April
2 Charles Devereaux and Leonard
Clark spoke before the Portland
Chamber of Commerce on the “Hull
Reciprocal Trade Agreements.” j
Trip to Japan
Prizes Offered by
In Essay Contest
The opportunity to win a round
trip to Japan with a three months’
vacation will be open to Oregon
students according to rules of an
international essay contest an
nounced yesterday by the person
The contest will celebrate the
twenty-sixth centennial of the
founding of Japan and is open to
persons living all over the world.
Entrants will have their choice of
three possible subjects—the char
acteristics of Japanese culture, the
cultural intercourse between Japan
and foreign countries, or the posi
tion of Japanese culture in the
Entries must be in the mail by
September 30, 1940, and essays may
not be more than 8000 words in
length. Complete rules may be ob
tained from the personnel office.
The society for international
cultural relations in Tokyo is spon
soring the competition. In addi
tion to the first prize three-month
visit to Japan, there will also be
a second prize trip for one month.
Third prize will be books or other
articles totaling 500 yen in value.
To Convene Here
Oregon retail merchants will
meet on the University of Oregon
campus Monday, April 8, for the
fourth annual conference of the
Oregon Retail Distributors’ Insti
tute, according to an announce
ment issued yesterday by Dr. N.
H. Cornish, secretary of the insti
tute and professor of business ad
ministration in the University.
Richard G. Montgomery, presi
dent of the institute will preside
at the meetings
Among the many speakers slat
ed are Dr. Cornish, Dr. Donald M.
Erb, University president; Dean
Alfred Powers, general extension,
system of higher education, Port
land; and Dean Victor P. Morris,
of the school of business adminis
Dr. Townsend Will
Make Study Tour
On sabbatical leave this term,
Dr. H. G. Townsend, head of the
philosophy department, left dur
ing vacation for the east, where
he will study phases of American
Traveling through the southern
states he will spend some time
studying in libraries on the way.
He plans to do the major part of
his work in the Yale library.
C. J. Sullivan, Jr., assistant pro
fessor of philosophy, is taking over
Dr. Townsend's duties.
To Be Interviewed
Opportunity to apply for sum
mer positions as camp counsellors
of the Portland Girl Scouts at
Camp Wildwood has been made
possible for those junior and senior
To Desk After Work
In Nation's Capital
Dean Wayne L. Morse of the
law school returned from Washing
ton, D. C., last week to resume
work on the University campus,
according to word from the dean's
office. While in the nation's capi
tal, Dean Morse worked on a com
mittee under the department of
labor to help set a national wage
scale for pulp and paper workers.
In addition to this extra work,
Dean Morse served as an arbitrator
in another San Francisco labor dis
pute during the spring vacation.
Miss Jones Back
Miss Florence Jones of the Eng"
lish department has returned to
her position here at the University
after an absence of a year and two
terms. Miss Jones spent her leave
of absence in England studying
and writing, until present war con
ditions necessitated her return.
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