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1> Tabard Inn will meet Wed
nesday night at 7:30 in room 104
Journalism. Instead of as formerly
Decorations committee- for the
Frosh Glee will meet at 4 o’clock
today above the College Side.
Sigma Delta Chi will meet at 3
o’clock this afternoon at the school
of journalism to hear reports of
the dance committees. Pledges will
have special interest in the meet
ing, according to Chapter Presi
dent George Pasero, and all are
urged to be on hand.
Orides intramural baseball team
members have a practice on Ger
linger field at 5.
Master Dance will meet Wednes
day night at 7. A meeting will be
held at 8 o’clock for new members.
Phi Beta will meet at 7:30 Thurs
day night at Kappa Alpha Theta
with compulsory attendance for
members and pledges.
The Youth Hostel meeting has
been postponed from this Wednes
day evening until a week from
Wednesday, April 10 at the YWCA
Tentatively planned are trips to
the Sweet Home petrified forest,
to the North Santiam to see mines
and to Marys peak, the highest
mountain on the Coast range. A
trip has also been planned down
the southern Oregon coast. Dr.
Smith said the students might be
shown the Ginkgo fossil locality in
I ill 1)0 HAI.I
NOW! TILL FRIDAY
Darryl F. Zannck’s
“The Grapes of
By JOHN STEINBECK
TWO ACE HITS!
“On Your Toes”
“The Fatal Hour”
with BORIS KARLOFF
Sec—Jungle denizens tamed
as household pets!
Thomas Mitchell - Edna Best
This jungle night. . . was
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.,
Joan Bennett in
with Constance Moore
Planned for ASUO
Dance Friday Night
Winter term at the University
seen through the eyes of a satirist
will be the climax and the mam
feature of the floor show at the
Student Varieties Friday evening in
“The March of Term,’’ will show
such outstanding occasions at Ore
gon as the Military ball, an address
by President Donald M. Erb, and
the Webfoot basketball team.
Bronson, Davis Write
The skit was written and direct
ed by Jim Bronson and Lillian
Davis. The cast will include Paul
Cushing, Peggy Rakestraw, Katie
Bates, Eddie Larson, Dave Jahn,
Jim Bronson, Emerson Page, Lil
lian Davis, Bill Potter, George Og
den, Kelly Holbert, Carolyn
Holmes, Francis Abraham, Jane
Meek, Nancy Ann Johnson, Mary
Lou Simmons, Marion Fuller, Pa
tricia Wright, and Virginia LeFors.
The hour-length floor show will
interrupt the 9 to 12 dancing at
10 o’clock. Art Holman and his
orchestra will furnish the music.
Kwamas will serve refreshments
at the tables surrounding the dance
floor where couples may be seated
during the program.
A rehearsal will be held in the
Igloo Thursday evening at 7 o’
clock, Chairman Sederstrom an
Ex Comm Votes
(Continued from page one)
to do the same, and possibly one
other group. Floats would be
built for permanence and durabil
ity, from a design supplied by Dr.
Will V. Norris, construction ex
pert of the physics department.
Floats are to be stored on Univer
sity property in the immediate
The selecting of publications
heads for next year to head the
Emerald and the Oregana was pre
pared as deadlines were set for pe
titions and interviews. Oregana
editors, who will be selected first
in order to begin work immediate
ly on next year's book, will have
until April 8 to turn in their pe
titions. Oregana editorial candi
dates will go before the board
April 12, Friday.
Prospective Emerald editors will
have their petitions in by April 25
and will go before the board April
29. Business managers for the Em
erald and Oregana must turn in
their petitions by April 25, while
they will be interviewed April 29.
Selection of publications heads,
which is done by a time-honored
process of petition and oral ex
amination, is one of the major
tasks of the board for the term.
The budget for next year, a dif
ferent animal from the one of this
year, due to the new $2 required
activities fee, was gone through
piece by piece, until it was in
shape for adoption. Changes were
made upward in the new instru
ment over the one in use this year,
in view of the fact that more
money will be on band for needed
Included in the additions was a
$65 item for the purpose of send
ing the Emerald to the offices of
most of the newspapers of the
state, a project which was brought
up early in winter term and held
over for further investigation. Up
on receipt of accurate cost figures
the item was unanimously ap
proved, after considerable debate.
All student members of tjhe
board were present, with the ex
ception of AWS President Anne
Box408Dr a ws
School Head for
at a southern institution wrote to
box 408, Sweet Briar, recently. He
said: "Dear Box 408: I was won
dering what the holder of my box
number at Sweet Briar looks like."
"As for me, I am tall, dark, and
I drive a Ford V-S. I am a fresh
man. What do you look like?
Where are you from and what
class are you in?"
Then came the answer.
"I am tall, too. and not so thin
as I used to be. My hair is white
and I drive a Buick. I was a fresh
man in 1896."
Postoffice Box 408 at Sweet
Briar belongs to the president of
the college, Dr. Meta Glass, sister
of Virginia's senior senator, Carter
In closing the letter she said:
“Maybe you will get to Sweet
Briar in your Ford V-S some day.
If so, come in to see me."
will take Dr. Erie Young, gradu
ate professor at Southern Cal, from
Los Angeles to San Francisco in
his Model T. Dr. Young says his
car “unfailingly provides inexpen
sive, reliable, and comfortable
travel." He left on his sabbatical
in it. His wife, responding to que
ries over the unusual leave, said
only that Model i T evoked in her
husband "Memories and a philoso
phy of life.”
goes to extremes at the University
of Texas where, girls deflate the
masculine ego by excluding them
entirely from the annual junior
UO Art Heads
Ends 25th Year
Leaders in the art school’s
growth since its founding 25 years
ago were heaped with praise by
banquet speakers at the quarter
century birthday dinner last night.
Dean Emerson, of the Massachu
setts Institute of Technology,
honored guest of the anniversary
festivities, spoke on the love of
their work that Oregon architec
ture graduates achieve.
Banquet arrangements were
made by Brownell Frasier, asso
ciate professor of interior design.
Her committee members were Vic
toria Avakian, Mrs. Orville Varty,
and David Thompson.
A musical trio supplied enter
tainment during the banquet. It
was composed of Howard Jones,
Vem Sellin, and Munro Richard
A new geology course is being
offered this term according to Dr.
Warren D. Smith, head of the ge
ology and geography departments.
The course is called political geol
ogy and with the aid of a brand
new text will delve into the geo
logic significance of the present
situation. The boundaries of na
tions, self-sufficiency, colonies, re
sources, migration and possibly the
refugee problem will be studied.
The course will dead mainly with
Europe and Oregon, however.
Frederiksen. In her place appeared
Betty Buchanan, president-elect of
AWS. The meeting held until some
minutes after midnight.
SDX Dance Head
Jimmie Leonard, general chair
man of the annual Sigma Delta
iChi dance, announced at the group's
| weekly meeting, Wednesday aft
| einoon, that preparations for the
spring term affair would go ahead
at full speed. The organization has
contacted some well-known or-'
chestras and still expects to sign
a “name band," it was announced.
However, in the event that a big
name orchestra is not available,
some other spectacular features
will be offered, Leonard said.
Leonard announced his commit
tees for the dance. Committee
heads assured members of the or
ganization .that the various com
mittees would begin to function at
once and that immediate action
might be expected. Committees for
the dance are: Jirpniie Leonard,
general chairman; Wilbur Bishop,
patrons and patronesses; Dick
Williams, finances and orchestra;
programs. Elbert Hawkins, chair
man. Kent Stitzer. and Bill Mox
ley; tickets. Larry Quinlan, chair
man. Ehle Reber, and John Cava
nagh; decorations and properties,
Paul McCarty, chairman, Bob Fla
velle, Glenn Hasselrooth, and Ken
Christianson: promotion, Max
Frye, chairman, Lyle Nelson, Bill
Norene, Hal Olney, Alan Torbett,
and Ridgely Cummings.
For Final Term
Latest Count Seta
Total Students Now
Registered at 3200
Thirty-two hundred and three
students signed up lor spring term
work at the University of Oregon
during the first week of registra
tion. and enrollment figures are
now nine per cent above last year,
C. L. Constance, assistant regis
trar, announced yesterday.
This spring's total is 263 above
the previous 2942 with 1963 men
and 1242. women enrolled. There
arc 3S students entirely new to
the University this term.
Fr eshmen showed the largest in
crease over 1939, according to i$r.
Constance. There are 090 first
year students to the previous 927.
Sophomores registered lltjO men
and women, juniors 250 and sen
Largest single school is business
administration with 863 majors.
Architecture and allied arts with
26 per cent showed the largest per
cent of increase.
Oregon's varsity tennis team has
12 meets this season including the
division playoff at Moscow, Idaho.
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