Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, April 03, 1940, Page Eight, Image 8

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    Gene Coy’s Black Aces to Play tor SDX Hop
Sweet Swing,
Novelties, Will
Be Featured
Colored Orchestra
Has Played Over
National Hookups
Thirteen won’t be bad luck, at
least, not for campus dancers,
when Gene Coy's 13 Black Aces
present their sweet swing April 13,
at the Sigma Delta Chi spring term
dance in McArthur court.
Coy was selected by the organ
ization to play for the affair last
night, culminating a long and
thorough search for a satisfactory
Coy will bring several novelty
features, which have gone over big,
especially with college audiences,
Max Frye, promotion chairman for
the dance, said. Among these will
be characterizations of “Old Man
Mose Is Dead" and “Smokey Joe.”
“He’s expected to be the succes
sor of Duke Ellington, Jimmie
Lunceford, and Count Basie as the
top colored band in the country,”
Frye said.
Coy’s Black Aces have played
over several national hookups, in
cluding NBC, CBS, and Mutual.
“Coy has ‘wowed’ audiences all
over the country,” Frye said.
Coy plays the drums.
Houses to Get
Fete Partners
Each Organization
Must Select Own
Chairman Soon
Men’s and women’s living or
ganizations who have announced
their intentions of building floats
for the Junior Weekend canoe fete
Saturday night, May 11, will re
ceive pairings at 4 o’clock Friday,
April 5, Fred Ehlers, canoe fete
chairman, announced yesterday.
Each organization must select its
chairman to be in charge of its
float, Ehlers said. This chairman
must be present at the meeting
which will be held at the College
Side. The representatives will
draw to determine pairings.
The women’s houses deciding to
build floats are: Alpha Omicron Pi,
Gamma Phi Beta, Alpha Phi, Al
pha Xi Delta, Alpha Chi Omega,
Sigma Kappa, Delta Delta Delta,
Chi Omega, Kappa Kappa Gamma,
and Pi Beta Phi.
The men’s organizations which
Will enter the float competition
are Yeomen, Sigma Alpha Mu,
Delta Tau Delta, Delta Upsilon,
Phi Sigma Kappa. Beta Theta Pi,
Phi Kappa Psi, Pi Kappa Alpha,
Phi Delta Theta, Sigma Chi, and
Alpha Tau Omega.
Westminster Hike
Scheduled Today
Under the direction of Red An
derson, a group will leave West
minster house at 4 o’clock this af
ternoon for a short hike to Spenc
er’s butte. Paper bag lunches are in
Anyone is welcome to attend this
hike, but those planning to attend
should notify Red Anderson at
Westminster house in order to have
transportation to and from the
place where the hike starts. The
group will return about 7 o'clock
in the evening.
'Idiot's Delight'
Has Large Cast
Winner of the Pulitzer prize in
1936, presented on the New York
stage and the Hollywood screen,
“Idiot’s Delight,” assembles the
largest cast of characters which
has been seen this year on the cam
pus in a student play. It will be
produced behind the footlights of
the University theater April 12, 13,
and 16.
Gerry Smith takes the leading
male role of Harry Van, opposite
Helene Parsons as Irene.
Foreseeing a European war four
years ago, Robert E. Sherwood
made his forecast and worked it
into a drama, pointing out the
munition manufacturers’ work in
building an international conflict.
The play is under the direction
of Horace W. Robinson, assistant
professor of drama. Donna Row is
the student assistant director.
YMCA to Sponsor
Frosh Discussion
Spring term’s series of frosh
discussions sponsored by the
YMCA will meet this evening at
8:00 o’clock when Samuel Jame
son, professor of sociology, will
speak on “Our Grading System
Under Fire.”
Pros and cons of the grading
system used by the University will
be given by Professor Jameson in
an attempt to familiarize students
with the present method of meas
uring the ability of students.
Oregana Orders
Still Being Taken
Students wishing to purchase
1940 Oreganas may still do so by
seeing Mary Graham, secretary, at
the educational activities office, or
Cliff Stalsberg, cashier, in Johnson
hall, Dick Williams, business man
ager, announced last night.
Full amount of $5.50 must be
paid at this time and, all names
will be placed on a waiting list.
Williams advised that students
who have paid one dollar down on
the yearbook bring the amount up
to three dollars as soon as possible
as there is danger that subscrip
tions will be cancelled.
Camp Counsellor
Interviews Slated
Mrs. Helen Leonard and Mrs.
Jones will interview applicants for
Girl Scout camp counsellors April
4. At the same time interviews
will be conducted by Mrs. Elaine
Gorham for Camp Fire counsellors.
Girls who wish to apply for
Girl Reserve counselling positions
may interview Miss Grace Lowry,
Girl Reserve secretary, at the
YWCA bungalow April 5.
All ex-Namanu campers are
holding a reunion with Miss Gor
ham Thursday at 5:30 at the An
chorage. No reservations are nec
essary since everyone will order
just what they want, and every
one is invited.
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Germany? To miss Hitler 7 Pgudden rise 0f “one
you in this week’s os n ° theworid today” and the
(by wireless from Geneva)
TOO BAD that Yu mo “ Y’in the old gem dealer. ,
be given in marriage to Soong Then murder struck
Chinatown knew of herlochinatown guide, found himself with
Se'onCcfue "Tdmmatic short story in this weeks Post.
the only clue • • • ~ —
> The Marriage Month by s.QNEY -»SCHEL swall
. &e W *■» T.
•— in color
/-yin a new romance of the back
Whippoorwill; short stories by Doug
Welch and Harry Klingsberg; a mys
tery serial by Mignon G. Eberhar
{Hmgman’sWhip); Raymond Moley
on Business in the Woodshed; and an
unusual memoir ,ISaw Lee urn n tr.
Ml in this week’s Post-now on sale.
for "Confucius” sayings
For complete details, ask this newspaper
for the Contest Pamphlet, ^our ent.y
may win the $100 first prize, or one of
the^H6 other cash prizes in this Saturday
Evening Post contest for college students.
A New Comedy of
Big Game Fishing
in Movieland
This way to Hollywood, where wild
sea waves dash high (in the studio
tank) and fighting monsters of the
deep (rubber models) are artfully
reeled in by “one of the most beau
tiful women available today”! This
week’s Post brings you the rollick
ing, romantic, ridiculous adventures
of Crunch and Des. In four parts.
“Salt Water Daffy ”by