Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, January 23, 1941, Image 1

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VOLUME XLII
NUMBER 64
STUDENT BUILDING...
Freshman Union
Applications Due
Petitioners Warned of Noon Deadline;
Committee to Choose Members Friday;
Grades Will Play Deciding Role in Choice
Noon today is the deadline for Frosh student union committee ap
plications
Committee members will be chosen Friday afternoon by the main
student union committee. Principal function of the new group will be
to arouse interest in the campaign for building funds.
Declaring that funds for the building might be available by 1943,
THINNING...
Contest Choices
Face Committee
r For Elimination
Ten Finalists Must
Ponder Their Fate
Until Dance Night
Elimination of the 48 Betty
Coed-Joe College contestants to
the 10 names which will appear on
the ballot at the Sophomore In
formal will take place this after
noon at 4:30 in Gerlinger hall
men's lounge by a faculty-student
committee.
The five girl and five boy final
ists’ identity will remain a secret
until February 1, the night of the
dance, when ballots revealing the
names will be given out at the door
for final student voting. *
Contestants are to appear before
the judges in regular campus
clothes, according to Nancy
Riesch, chairman of the popularity
race. Miss Riesch stressed that
K saddles, sweaters, and skirts would
be in order for the girls.
The judging committee person
nel includes: Mrs. Hazel P. Schwer
ing, dean of women; Virgil D.
Earl, dean of men; Gleeson Payne,
John Cavanagh, Betty Buchanan,
and Joanne Riesch.
Two changes have been made in
the list of candidates who were
chosen during fall term. New as
pirants for the title of Joe College
are: Bob Rudolph, Delta Upsilon,
and Pat Riley, Kappa Sigma. Chi
Omega has withdrawn its entry
altogether.
Ray Dickson and the Collegians
will provide the music for the all
campus dance.
4 Scabbard and Blade
Schedules Ski Trip
Through the use of machine
guns and rifles the Scabbard and
Blade ski outing scheduled for
Sunday, January 26, at Hand Lake
will be turned into maneuvers
similar to those of the Finnish ski
troops, Lloyd Sullivan, captain of
the military honorary, disclosed
today. Paris Emery, Universal
news reel cameraman and George
Godfrey of the University news
bureau will be present to take ac
tion and still pictures of the out
ing.
Sullivan said that the thought
behind the ski outing is to try
some of the maneuvers similar to
army ski patrols. Ski races will
also be held among the members
f of the party.
The group will meet in front of
the ROTC barracks at 8 Sun
day morning and will leave from
there. Several representatives of
the faculty will accompany the
outing. Mr. Emery is also down
here to take pictures of the rifle
team, which will fire for him on
Saturday; this is also for his news
reel.
Military Ball Call
To the maidens we call
With a good over-all
description.
See if you have the power
To fit in with our
prescription.
After all, when we choose
We don’t want to use
conscription.
—J.W.S.
junn uavanagn, cnairma.ii ui uie
main committee, said that the
committee of the class of 1944
“may have opportunities to hold
their student union meetings in a
student union building instead of
the College Side.”
, Committee Named
If finances materialize the new
committee may have a “large part
in deciding what students want
in the building,” he said.
Members of the main commit
tee who will help choose the 20
frosh for places on the new group
are: Cavanagh, chairman; Glenn
Williams, assistant chairman; El
eanor Sederstrom, Doug Fabian,
Ruth Hartley, and Marge McLean.
Though not on the committee, Roy
Vernstrom, editor of Old Oregon,
will aid in choosing the frosh.
GPA Considered
Applications should be written
and deposited in a box in the co-op
store before noon today. The G.
P. A. of the applicant should be in
cluded in the application along
with any other qualifications the
applicant might wish to mention.
Cavanagh emphasized that grades
would be important.
Urging all frosh to apply for
committee positions, Cavanagh de
clared that every application would
be given “serious consideration”
by the committee. Efforts will be
made to pick as representative a
group as possible, he said.
Letters to Dads
Occupy Minds
Of Pill Palacites
Dads’ day has taken in most
of the patients of the infirmary.
While lying flat on their backs,
Carolyn Collier and Cynthia
Caufield are doing their part in
the big contest by writing home
letters to their fathers—getting
them to come down Dads’ day.
Quote — "We’ll get them down
here even if we are still in bed”
unquote.
Things are really getting a lot
better—that is as far as numbers
go. Late yesterday, only 13 were
listed on the infirmary files.
They include: Ruth Hartley, Col
lier ’n’ Caufield, Ann Carr, Bes
sie Kamerad, Leota Whitlock,
Cecil Wright, Don Selby, Buck
Buchwach, Charlie (oo-oo) Pow
ers, Chuck Wilson, Bob Jester,
and Earl Hall.
ILLUSTRATOR VISITS
Miss Clarice Ashworth, state
system illustrator will be here to
day. Any faculty members who
wish to see her should make ap
ppointment at the editor’s office
some time during the day.
SPEAKER
Robert S. Farrel, Jr. of Port
land, newly-elected speaker of the
house of representatives in the
state legislature.
LETTER WRITING ...
Deadline Set
For Dads' Day
Contest Notes
Buchwach Allows
Forty-Eight More
Hours for Entries
Absolute deadline in the Dads’
day letter writing contest will be
11:59 tomorrow midnight, Buck
Buchwach, promotion chairman,
announced yesterday, reminding
students that only two days l-e
main in which to submit entries.
Letters will be judged over thj
weekend, and the two winners, one
boy and one girl, will be announced
Tuesday. Entries must be under
250 words long, and prizes will be
awarded on the basis of originality,
style, conciseness, and interest.
Lively letters and ones that will
appeal to all campii3 dads are
still desired, Buchwach revealed.
He emphasized that students
should play up high points of the
three-day program of celebration
which has been outlined for the
weekend.
The two winning entries will be
published in the Emerald, and one
will be printed on special Dads’
day stationery and distributed to
all students for mailing home.
Prizes, two 1941 Oreganas, will
be autographed by President Don
ald M. Erb. Judges who will pick
the winners are R. D. Horn, as
sociate professor of English, Rob
ert Leeper, assistant professor of
psychology, and George Turnbull,
professor of journalism.
Y' BEQUEST
YMCA Loan Fund
Receives Boost
Rates Must Match
Present Holdings
To Raise Allotment
$1000 of the $10,000 bequest re
ceived by the YMCA last spring
from Dr. E. C. Brown of Port
land has been signed over to the
University to be used for student
loans, J. H. Bond, business admin
istration professor and treasurer
of the “Y” advisory board, report
ed yesterday.
The organization received the
money with the stipulation that
the interest only could be used for
current “Y” expenses, Prof. Bond
stated. More money may be made
available from the bequest for this
loan fund if interest rates on the
loans match those obtainable from
presently owned shares in guaran
teed building and loan associa
tions.
Prof. Bond stated that the “Y”
board preferred to have the money
used for student loans if income
from that source would make it
financially practical.
Dancers to Present
Informal Program
In Gerlinger Gym
An informal modem dance recit
al, with no costumes, lights, or
scenery, will take place this after
noon at 4:15 in the dance studio
and gymnasium of Gerlinger hall.
Participation in the program
will range from students Who have
had only one term of modern dance
to Master dancers. The dances
have been composed by students
as part of their regular classwork,
and represent the students’ own
work.
The recital has not been form
ally rehearsed, but will be more j
like an informal comparing of'
notes, offering an interesting
chance to watch the compositional
development of the students.
Mrs. Kay Holman will play ac
companiment for all the dances,
and has composed music for some
of them.
Iowa State Teachers college
campanile, which each morning
bongs out a musical greeting to 8
o’clock class-goers, is made up of
21,625 pounds of copper and tin. >
ATTACHE
(Courtesy ot the Register-Guard)
Douglas P. Miller, Berlin uttaehe
of the United States bureau of for
eign arid domestic commerce, will
discuss German-American rela
tions at Friday’s assembly.
FRIDAY SPEECH ...
Nazi-American
Foreign Policies
To Be Clarified
Miller to Address
11 o'Clock Session
Friday in Gerlinger
Douglas P. Miller, Berlin attache
of the United States bureau of
foreign and domestic commerce,
will discuss American relations
v^th Germany before a University
assembly Friday at 11 o'clock in
Gerlinger.
To accommodate the assembly,
Friday 11 o’clocks will meet to
day instead, announces Dean
Karl W. Onthank.
Miller entered the commercial
service in 1921. Three years later
he was appointed trade commis
sioner to Berlin and has spent,
most of his time since then in that
capacity.
During the first world war, he
worked in the diplomatic service
in the Near and Far East. After
the armistice he repatriated pris
oners in Stettin, Germany.
Miller is a former Rhodes schol
ar and holds the Oxford bachelor
of jurisprudence degree. He also
holds a master’s degree from his
alma mater, Denver university.
Touring as a member of the en
dowed Denver Institute of Inter
national Relations faculty, he will
speak Friday noon at a chamber
of commerce luncheon in the Os
burn hotel.
William Chilcote will play a clar
inet solo, “Scene of Air,” from
Bergson’s Luisa di Montfort. Mar
gery Williams will accompany him.
Czech Architect
To Defend Moderns
Conservative adults, who are
worried over the American college
student’s increased enthusiasm for
modern design in architecture and
industry, should calm down.
This is the opinion of Jan Reiner,
young Czechoslovakian architect,
who will lecture at the University
of Oregon on “Contemporary De
sign and Its Influence on Archi
tecture,” next Tuesday, January
28.
The educational activities board
has announced that Reiner’s talk,
at 4 p.m. in Chapman hall,
room 207, will be free to all Uni
versity students and interested
townspeople.
In regard to those who are both
ered by the “modernist” move
ment, this young architectural in
structor reminds them that even
the builders of the pyramids, the
Gothic cathedrals, and the Renais
sance palaces were modernists and
sometimes considered radical.
Jan Reiner is now a faculty
member of Moholy-Nagy’s school
of design, formerly the noted Bau
haus school, in Chicago. At the
present time he is on a nation
wide lecture tour, taking him to
every large university and art cen
ter in the country.
$1000 FOR OREGON ...
J. O. Baileys Give
Memorial Fund
For UO Campus
Bequest Will Finance Planting of Oaks
Between Library and Thirteenth Street;
Gift Honors Student Who Died in 1939
A fund of $1000 in memoriam to their son Robert, has been donated
lithe University by Judge and Mrs. J. O. Bailey to erect a double line
; of Pyramidal English Oak trees from the library to 13th street, Presi
dent Donald M. Erb announced yesterday.
Robert Bailey was drowned April 9, 1939, while canoeing on the
millrace with James Murray.
While attending the University, Bailey was treasurer of the fresh
man class, president ot the senior
class, head of the YMCA, and pres
ident of Zeta hall before affiliat
ing with Theta Chi fraternity. He
was in the Oregon law school at
the time of his death.
Eailey was born November 21,
1917, at Salem, Oregon. He at
tended Beech grammar school in
Portland, and later Jefferson high
school, from which he was gradu
ated in 1935.
Judge ■ Bailey, who is a justice
of the Oregon supreme court, and
Mrs. Bailey reside in Portland.
FOR ENGLAND ...
'36 Cup Winner
To Talk at Tea
Women's Benefit
To Aid British
'Bundles' Fund
Ann-Reed Burns, class of ’36 and
Gerlinger cup winner, will be in
vited to speak at the silver tea
benefit February 5, the AWS coun
cil decided at its regular meeting.
Wednesday afternoon.
The tea will be sponsored by the
Associated Women for the Bundles
for Britain fund and the affair will
be open for townspeople, faculty
members and wives, as well as
students, Betty Buchanan, presi
dent said.
Speaker Traveled
Miss Bums has traveled exten
sively in the United States and
Mexico since her graduation. While
in school she was a journalism ma
jor and vice-president of Theta Sig
ma Phi, women’s journalism hon
orary.
Marge Ourtis was elected by the
cabinet to take charge of the AWS
files and secretarial work in con
nection with the ASUO office She
will have a staff of approximately
10 freshman women to work under
her, the council ruled.
Election Methods
Method of election of officers
for the organization was discuss
ed and it was decided to take no
steps until the constitution and by
laws had been checked.
The president gave a short re
port on the convention of AWS
representatives from the state of
Oregon at Linfield college yester
day Miss Buchanan, Maxine Han
sen, secretary, Mary Ellen Smith,
sergeant-at-arms, together with
Mrs. Hazel P. Schwering, dean of
women, who was one of the guest
speakers, made the trip.
Press Fratemitg
To Hold Initiation
Four pledges will become mem
bers of the Oregon chapter of
Sigma Delta Chi, professional
journalistic fraternity, at an init
iation breakfast Sunday morning,
Lyle Nelson, president, announced
yesterday following a member
ship meeting.
The initiation breakfast meeting
will be 10 o’clock Sunday morning
at the Anchorage.
Plans for an SDX banquet, with
Victor Bleudorn, Iowa newspaper
publisher, as guest speaker were
discussed. No definite date for the
banquet was announced but it will
be held sometime during the latter
part of the winter term.
MAJORITY HOP ...
Freshman Class
Plans No-Date
Mixer for Friday
Afternoon Informal
Will Feature Skits
At Intermission
Plans moved ahead swiftly last
night for an informal freshman
ASCAP mixer in the outdoor gym
of Gerlinger Friday at 4. Spon
sored by the "majority class of
1944,” the dance will be a no-date
affair.
Short skits will be presented at
intermission, according to Charlie
Woodruff, general chairman, and
"Bette and Buddie,” jitterbugs,
will appear as one of the features.
Also known as Bette Christensen,
new yell-queen, and Bud Salinardo,
the pair are well known on the
campus for their dancing.
ASCAP tunes will be played,
Woodruff announced, since there
will be no broadcast of the dance.
Beginning at 4, dancing will con
tinue until 5:30 with a short in
termission for the program.
The dance is the first social
event to be sponsored by the new
"class” since its organization a
week ago Wednesday night.
Woodruff explained that all
freshmen are welcome. Campus
clothes are in order.
Emerald Business
Staff Flans Banquet
The Oregon Daily Emerald busi
ness department will survey its
past progress and make plans for
the future at its annual banquet
at Seymour’s cafe next Tuesday
night, January 28, from 6 to 8
o’clock, announced Jim Frost, bus
iness manager, yesterday.
George Root, director of educa
tional activities, will speak, and
other Oregon publication leaders,
who will be announced later, are
expected to attend.
The accomplishments of the de
partment so far this year will be
reported, and plans for the annual
spring opeping edition of the paper
will be discussed. Members of the
local, national, and classified ad
vertising staffs, layout production,
circulation, and promotion depart
ments, and office staff are re
quested to attend. They should
sign up for the banquet in the bus
iness office at their earliest con
venience, Frost declared.
Journalism Seniors
Visit Legislature
To obtain first-hand knowledge
of the function of a state legisla
ture, senior journalists from Dean
Eric Allen's editing class are vis
iting Salem during the current ses
sion of the Oregon legislature.
Walter Rossmann was the first
of the class to make the trip.
While he was there, Dick Neuberg
er, UO alumnus and member of
the legislature, took him through
the capitol and furnished him with
legislative material for class work.
Four members of the class, Stan
ley Minshall, Lyle Nelson, Bill
Fendall, and Roy Vernstrom, are,
visiting the governing body today. I
CONCERT SOLOISTS
(Courtesy of the Register-Guard)
Those men, four students and a
faculty member, will appear as so
loists at the Eugene Oleemen’s
concert in the Igloo at 8 o’clock
tonight. Fred Beardsley, upper left;
Bob Carmichael, upper right; and
Les Ready, center left, will offer
vocal solo parts. Y’erno Sellln, cen
ter right, will play violin solo va
riations. Sigurd Nilssen, below left,
member of the school of music
faculty, will appear as guest so
loist.
VOCALISTS...
Gleemen Will Present
Seventy-First Concert
In McArthur Tonight
Sigurd Nilssen to Perform as Guest Artist
At Annual Mid-Winter Recital; Admission
Free to All Student Body Card Holders
By MILDRED WILSON
Featuring a program composed of music, from many lands and of
many moods, the Eugene Gleemen will present their seventy-first
concert before Eugene townspeople and University students at 8:15
tonight in McArthur court. Composed of 75 male voices, the Eugene
Gleemen include in their membership several Oregon students, five of
whom will sing incidental solo parts in this evening's recital.
Free admission to this annual mid-winter concert has been arranged
for students by the educational ac
tivities board. Entrance will be
permitted upon presentation of an
activities card.
Program Listed
The Gleemen chorus, now in its
16th season, has appeared in many
cities of the Pacific northwest and
has as its conductor at the pres
ent time, John Stark Evans, pro
fessor of music. Miss Cora Moore
Frey is accompanist for the group.
Opening the program tonight
will be the ‘‘Prayer of Thanksgiv
ing,” traditional with the chorus.
“Adoramus Te, Christi,” “Ave
Maria,” and "Exultation,” are al
so included in the first group.
Three Scotch. songs comprise
the second group. "Bifnnie Dun
dee,” with a piano duo by Miss
Frey and Glenn Griffith, "Las
sie O’ Mine,” and “The Pipes o’
Gordon's Men,” will be sung.
Solos to be presented by Sigurd
Nilssen, guest artist and professor
of music, are "Pilgrim’s Song,”
“When the King Went Forth to
War,’ ’and "Yeonman's Wedding
Song.”
Other selections on the sched
uled program will be, "She is Far
From the Land,” “The Lost Chord,”
"Scandia,” "Ain’t It a Shame,”
"Go 'Long Ol’ Devil.”
Students who will sing solo parts
in the concert are: Lawrence Cel
si, Joe Clark Keever, Lester Ready,
Bob Carmichael and Fred Beards
ley. Verne Sellin will Accompany
one number with a violin obbligato.
Among donors of $25,080 to
Long Island College of Medicinej
recently was “a little girl,” who
gave $1 for “general purposes.”
Geographers Visit
Eugene Industries
On Lab Field Trip
A study of economic geography
in and around Eugene was made
this week by students in the geog
raphy lab course. W. E. Greenup,
graduate assistant, was in charge
of the four groups who made the
field trip Monday and Tuesday.
Eugene was explored from the
standpoint of natural location and
local industry. The students visit
ed the cannery, the water plant,
and the electric station. They
found that the famed Oregon mill
race provided the power for both
the woolen mills and the excel
sior plant.
A visit was also paid to the
Chase Gardens across the river
from Eugene where the students
were privileged to see eight acres
of land under greenhouses. Special
attention was given to the section
where orchids are raised.
Howard to Entertain
YM, YW Students
Professor Charles G. Howard,
law school faculty member, will be
host Sunday afternoon to 10 stu
dents chosen from the YWCA and
YMCA organizations on the cam
pus.
This is the first of a series of
faculty-student meetings to be co
sponsored by the two groups. Mar
jorie Montgomery and Dan Bacot
are chairmen of the meetings.
Their purpose is to get students
acquainted with faculty leaders in
| religious work.