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Editorial Board: Roy Vernstrom, I’at Erickson, Helen Angell, Hal Olney, Kent
Stitzer, Jimmie Leonard, and Professor George Turnbull, adviser.
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Wanted: Pennies From Heaven
glNCE time immemorial budgets have been a headache to
educational leaders. They have had to learn all the ins and
outs of the word economy before they learned how to teach.
Oregon’s six institutions have been no exception to this prob
lem of “money doesn’t grow on trees,” particularly since the
beginning of the depression era.
After ten years of existence under a slashed budget, the
state board of higher education last, week received warning of
another possible setback. Their 1941-42 budget request was
reduced $440,000 by the state budget director before it was
sent to the legislature.
The state budgeteer is not without reasonable grounds for
his recommendation of cutting the allocation : if the educa
tion fund remains the same as last year, which is his present
suggestion, the state budget will be within $500,000 of a bal
ance this year. Such a feat in these troubled times would be a
constructive one in state finance.
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the other hand, one asks if the budgeteer has fully
grasped the situation in Ihe field of higher learning. Since
the depression state-owned colleges have had a hard struggle
to keep going in the face of decreased funds and increased
enrollment. The six schools of the state system care for 23
per cent more students today than in 1930, according to the
1940 report. They operate on three per cent less funds than
10 years ago, while expenditures for state functions as a
whole have increased more than 40 per cent.
Evidence that the state board has followed an economical
policy in major improvements is shown in the report, with
figures quoted to show that the (tost of administration and
service in Oregon is one-seventh lower than the average re
ported by the United States commissioner of education. No
special appropriations for new buildings at higher educational
institutions have been noted during the past four years.
Living on short rations for a time is quite possible. Soldiers
often do it in wartime with no real detriment to their health.
Sometimes it may even be good for one. But when a point
is reached where slashing of the food ration occurs over too
long a period, and there are more mouths to feed, results may
be detrimental to the success of the army.
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gJO it is with education. A tight budget won't hurt any
group—it fosters economy. But when a point is reached
where facilities begin to feel depletion, adequate educational
instruction cannot be provided.
Into the lap of the legislators goes the puzzle. They must
decide if that, danger point is reached. Many on the University
of Oregon campus seem to feel that another cut would tear
at the very core of college education in the state, that it would
be more than an inconvenience, that increased enrollment and
decreased instruction facilities would impair the efficiency
of the whole education program. The legislature must de
Salute to Thinking Women
rJ''lIE right to speak . . . tile right to work . . . the right to
think. Liberties sueh as these women have battled and
campaigned for since the first dawn of the idea of emancipat
ing womanhood from the home. These rights and privileges
tonight Avill be the theme of the aunual meeting of 400 out
standing women of the state of Oregon . . . women who have
proven themselves worthy of that right, to speak, to work,
Matrix Table, annual formal banquet honoring leading
women in the fields of journalism, literature, and the arts,
brings to the campus two writers who have proven them
selves. Each will speak to the gathering. The first lady of
the state. Mrs. Charles A Sprague, will b? here, along with
a host of other leaders.
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TOUT the .fact that these women are coming to the campus
for a visit isn't the really great thing about Matrix Table.
The true value of such a gathering of women interested in
the cultural betterment of mankind is in the gathering itself.
It is in the interest of 4U0 women of the state in developing
their minds and personalities through higher education,
through writing, or throuh creative doing.
Theta Sigma Phi's Matrix Table might be termed a salute
to all those women who have come before us. To those who
have considered the right of thinking so important for women
that they have been willing to sacrifice and fight for that
Tonight's banquet may honor popular young coeds, stu
dents, mothers, real career women, wives . . . but whatever
her place in life, each honored guest is invited because she
has taken real advantage of that inalienable right of Amer
ican worneu to think.—H.A.
Are you puzzled about selective service? Write your questions
bout the draft procedure on this blank below, turn same in to a
: .ember of Kwama or Skull and Dagger, or to Roy Vernstrom, the
aumni office in Friendly hall, today before f> p.m. The Emerald will
have these question answered in Salem Friday. A feature next Tues
day will pass the information requested back to you.
International Side Show
By RIDGELY CUMMINGS
It is Lloyd George who is re
puted to have told the great
American idealist, Woodrow
Wilson that when war is de
uiai v., uuui 10
the first casual
Wilson was in
Paris for the
ty and was hav
ing a tough
time with the
sters when, so
the story goes,
come through with secret pledg
es that hacl been the deciding
forces in getting her in the
war on the Allied side. Wilson
was shocked at the duplicity
and Lloyd George, crusty old
realist, was quite frank in set
ting him right.
Hitler and Wilson Forecast
Our generation has learned
with Wilson. The disillusion
hastened his death but we take
propaganda in our stride. Even
if we have forgotten the Welsh
man's warning we can read in
Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” that
lies, repeated and repeated un
til they are dinned into one’s
subconscious, are a recognized
weapon of modern war.
Consequently we take the
news with a grain of salt, read
communiques from both sides
and try to find the truth some
where in the middle.
But the absence of bulletins
from Rome last night indicate
that the British may be cor
rect in claiming a major sea
victory in the Mediterranean.
The London version is that 12
Italian warships and supply
vessels were sunk, crippled, or
damaged in two pitched battles
Monday while we were having
an Armistice day parade in Eu
Italy is said to have only six
battleships and Great Britain
put three of them out of com
mission by this blow, which was
struck at the heel of Italy's
boot, at Taranto, thus leaving
an opening for a pun about
Reports from the three “B's”,
Belgrade, Bucharest, and Buda
pest, were all giving the Greeks
tire better of the fighting along
the Greek-Albanian frontier. A
report from Belgrade, Jugosla
via significantly mentioned the
casualties: 42 Italians killed,
100 wounded near Mesaria.
This is small potatoes when
one remembers the number of
men that died at Verdun. One
million and fifty thousand were
the figures for that slaughter
house, probably the greatest
number of men killed in one
battle in human history.
Due to the mountainous na
ture of the battlefields down
there in southern Europe it is
probable that the campaigns
that are making headlines do
not involve excessively large
numbers of men.
But big or little it meant the
end of the world for the 42 Ital
ian corpses. What Hitler and
Molotov were talking about in
Berlin no longer is important
to them. Nor do they care any
more that their bambino cut
another tooth. It won’t even
make them angry to learn that
Elsa, the wife, went to a night
club with the third assistant
secretary to some little big-shot
who is safe behind the lines, do
ing paper work for a lira a
Gordon Link and Carl Huffa
ker and some more of my
“sophisticated” friends will tell
me that they’re dead so it does
n’t make any difference. But I
think it does. They’re dead and
they died in vain, for the world
will wag on without them and
a hundred years from now it
won’t make much difference;
but meanwhile they’ve missed
out on a lot of happiness and
sorrow, smiles and tears.
Alas for the 42 corpses in
fascist uniforms who lie twist
ed grotesquely in some obscure
mountain pass. May they rest
in peace, for they are even as
you and I. Gullible.
The world is just beginning to
use electricity intelligently, ac
cording to Dr. Frederick P.
Woellner, professor of education
at the University of California.
Enrollment at Los Angeles
City college, restricted because
of crowded campus conditions,
is down 12.8 per cent.
More than 80 university-given
scholarships were recently
awarded students at the Univer
sity of Texas.
GLAMOUR TIME FORMAL
Brocades, jorsevs for 1 lie sophisticate, chiffoif,
nets for the demure. Sequins for enchantment.
Bee our new selection!
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OkSUNCTl^T VFPAPfl »KO AOCESSUKOT
M »IUAMIU I4U
With TOMMY WRIGHT
Strive an I may
And my efforts are slight;
For something to say
Is beyond my might.
If the eolm’s bad today.
The reason is—Wright.
REBUKED . . .
... by 4,000 ducks for not call
ing this collection of trite tripe
THIS WEEK . . ,
Fast towards completion moves
the work on the BUILDING or
whatever it is on Eleventh
street. Some competent sources
say it is to be a garage for the
Sigma Nus. Others convince
me it shall be a boat house for
a possible Duck - back - to -
the . water movement. Some
one said it was going to be a
recreation center for the Phi
Psis, with a built-in bar and a
dark room (not for photogra
phers) but for house dancing
convenience. Our own conclu
sions are that it will be a cen
ter of subversive activities to
' undermine something or other.
WHISPERS IN THE DARK . . .
Met Sue Brogan, Alpha Phi,
last weekend—she was stepping
high with Bill Norene, Kappa
Sig wonder boy. . . . It’ll be a
military wedding for Don Youn
ger if the Sherry Ross lad’s ac
tions at the frosh-rook game are
any indications; what about the
steady in Portland, Don? . . .
Nick Notos, son of Gamma,
tangled with June, July, and
August; only July was daugh
ter of the D.A., Mary Ray . . .
Elliott “Lil Abner” Wilson, of
Do You Like
TRY OUR NEW
When, you think of drugs
think of Rite Price
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Next door to McDonald
the Sigma Nus on the race, try
ing to get fraternity brother
Doc Henry to get him a date
for the Homecoming dance . . .
Ralph Davis, Phi Delt, with
Pifi Phyllis Foster . . . some
thing about a cockeyed triangle
with Aldeen Gates, pifi, and
best friend of Helen Jane Kerr,
Theta, steadying with Dave
Browning, who just got his pin
back from Helen Jane . . . little
Jo Ann Godfrey citing the qual
ity of daddy’s wine during a
Sunday school lecture against
same . . . Ann Hawkins, of the
gammafis, takes Kim McKim's
ATO pin. . . . Sally Murrow an
other gammafi glamour girl
gets Frank Hitchcock’s phi sig
pin. . . . Marion White with
Florence Anderson and others
. . . George “Publicity” Luoma
strutting his none-too-good best
with Ruth Kokko . . . Charles
Woodruff of the canary voice,
haunts the Side with a brunette
. . . unprintable tidbits from the
exclusive Wednesday Night
club: Peggy Myll and Alice Lu
cas and dates incorporated . . .
Jane Meek, Alpha Chi redhead,
still puts up with Richard Bert
Thierolf, sig ep.
OVERHEARD. . .
A couple of Sig Ep lads, who
like their liquid lethal telling
“8-ball” Bryant that there had
not been a good gossip column
since last year.
CONCLUSION . . .
We will agree that like most
painter’s canvas, this column
would undoubtedly have been
better had it not been used. SO
LONG FOR AWHILE.
For the first time in its recent
history, Harvard university
showed an operating deficit,
amounting to 558,605, for the
last fiscal year.
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DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS Jr.
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Two Big Features!
TYRONE POWER in
“The Mark of Zorro”
— plus —
JANE WITHERS in
Youth Will Be
He’s Here Again!
JOE E. BROWN in
‘So You Won’t Talk’
— plus —
‘Stage to Chino’
with George O’Brien
A New Bill!
JOHN HALL and
FRANCES FARMER in
‘South of Pago Pago’
— plus —
with Robert Young and
The Deb Decides
By MARY KAY KIORDAN
Lc Golli-Wogg perfume — a
true Figi islander with fuzzy
black hair, red lips and all, pops
out of a black box. The inside,
all crimson lined is a fitting set
ting for this bottle with a de
cidedly different and exotic per
fume. Le Golli-Wogg de Vign
sells for $1, $4.50, $7.50.
The idea of a
sachet doll is ab
solutely new, and
will make the
best gift imagin
aotc. me one on display at.
Kaufman Bros, is called “Odor
ette” and is almost 8 inches tall.
She is handmade and her color
ful face is hand painted. Each
type of doll is well scented with
a different sachet, and can be
used for almost anything. Called
All-American, Colonial, Spanish,
Russian, and Dutch Girls . . . $1.
Beards is a beauti
ful rich looking
white silk brocade :
formal with a '
bright red velvet -i
een oocuce. me Drocacie pattern
is full with a very lovely sheen.
The bodice is fitted with soft
large tucks on the side . . .
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When hall Rains
Begin . . .
Naturalness is such an asset
tn the college girl's life that the
make-up problem is always in
teresting. For classes the
simplest of makeup is most de
sired. Gordon's caray the Eliza
beth Arden cosmetic line with
lipstick, rouge, and nailpohsh to
match. Ask for the Schoolhouse
Red makeup — lipstick. 51.50.
rouge. Sl.lio. and nail polish.
j F ascinating
H e 1 e n Angell
Q will model one of
■rf formals at the
P Chi fashion show
MV VV kJUl v, lv;
watch for it. It is white net with
bright silver sleeves etched
through the large full skirt. A
wide silver belt fits snugly
around the waist, and the same
silver leaves are on the heart
shaped bodice. It’s really start
^ Perfect all - wool
yilannel shirts in
b/beige, white, blue,
crown, ana yenow arc tne neaa
linc news at Millers for they
have a combination of all the
features you look for in a
typical man’s shirt. Millers . . .
1 he Beauty of
Recalling spring term and all
the light things, is the new sway
towards chambray blouses this
winter. Russells have a new line
of De be raft styles, which fea
ture a striped front, plain back
and sleeves carrying striped cuff
detail. The blouse is made ac
cording to the general classical
style and comes in pink, tui
quoise, and blue . . . $2.05.
Christmas i s
coming and very
-■•jou, :o sometime arop in at the
Broadway and see their gift
suggestions The Rum Kill pot
tery would make lovely gifts.
Soft shades of blue, flesh, white,
and yellow in various shapes for
flower <11 — ^Cc to
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