Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, May 02, 1941, Image 1

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Frosh to Decide Card Question
Ex-Comm Gains
Class Proposes
New Constitution
'Old' Group Would Abolish Paid Voting
First. Third-Year Men Both Nominate
Straight Tickets for May 8 Elections
Possibilities that the entire class of 1944 might be unified appeared
last night when members of the “old freshman class" voted to f: anio
a new constitution abolishing class cards as voting prerequisites. ac-»
Vote of 154 to 3
Stamps Okay
On Amendment
New Nominees
To Act for Classes
In Executive Body
Six more members will be on
the ASUO executive committee
next year as a result of a con
stitutional amendment passed
overwhelmingly yesterday b y
popular vote.
The amendment provides that
two freshmen, two sophomores,
and two juniors be added to the
present committee.
Candidates will be nominated
Tuesday at the same time as
other executive candidates, prob
ably in Gerlinger hall.
Yesterday’s actual count stood:
Yes, 154; No, 3.
The amendment, which will be
added to the section of the con
stitution which provides for
members on the executive com
mittee reads:
“Two members having an aca
demic standing as freshmen, two
members as sophomores, and two
as juniors. These persons are to
be elected by the student body at
large at the same time and in
the same manner as the student
body officers.’’
Upper Classes
To Breakfast
Juniors to Honor
Seniors at Event
Sponsored by YW
Music as a part of our life phi
losophy, will be the general topic
of Mrs. Jane Thacher, guest
speaker for the junior-senior
breakfast on Sunday.
The breakfast will be held at
9 o’clock at the Osburn hotel.
The YWCA annually sponsors
this affair, at which the juniors
pay tribute to the University’s
senior women.
Mrs. Thacher, . professor of
piano, is well known for her piano
artistry, both in Oregon, and
throughout the country.
Lois Nordling, president of
YWCA, will give a welcome to
the seniors. Jean Crites, past
president, will respond for the
graduating women. Mrs. E. E.
DeCou, executive secretary, wiil
give a bon voyage address.
Shirley Holcomb will give piano
selections, and a vocal trio con
sisting of Jane Meek, Peggy
Rackstraw, and Lillian Davis,
will sing.
Decorations will be carried out
in pastel colors and spring flow
(Continued on page five)
Musical-minded members of the Junior Prom dance committee prepare to Strike Up the Band for
Art Holman. Holman, popular campus maestro, si gned to play for the prom last night. Left to right
are: front, Morrie Stein, Claire Lyon, Betty McNiece, Bob Lovell, Queen Annabeile Dow, Chairman
Jack Saltzman, Pete Lamb; middle, Helen Angell, Helen Mitchell, Muriel Feist; hack, Quay YVossani,
Betty Jo Shown, Jo Bullis. Missing from the picture are: Bill Jones, Jack Cole, Jim Durkheimer,
Frank McKinney, and Pauline Pengra.
Life to Focus
Lenses on Les
This Weekend
Life magazine has assigned one
of its ace staff photographers,
Miss Hansel Mieth, to come to
the University of Oregon this
weekend and make a photograph
ic story of Les Steers, who last
Saturday in Seattle set a new
world’s record of six feet, 10 and
25-32 inches for the high jump,
according to a telegram received
by George H. Godfrey, head of
the University news bureau, from
Wilson Hicks, Life’s managing
Miss Mieth, who is an editorial
associate of the magazine, will
come here from San Francisco
Saturday. After covering the
track meet in which Steers will
compete against Washington
State college, she will then re
main over Monday to make a
number of informal shots of the
Oregon star athlete. She will ob
tain a complete “story” of Steers’
athletic and campus activities.
The Life staff member is one
of the leading women photogra
phers in the country, and her pic
tures appear frequently in Life
and in other publications. Her
work is marked by unusual at
tention to detail, and by inter
esting composition of her sub
Sederstrom Prepares
'Serenade’ Results
Eleanor Sederstrom, above, to
day announces plans for a “Sun
light Serenade” Saturday after
noon, May 10.
The serenade is one of the spe
eial features of Mothers’ Week
end, to be held in conjunction
with Junior Weekend.
A fast-moving Junior Weekend
program will slow down just
enough Saturday afternoon, May
10, to offer a more quiet musical
diversion in the form of a Sun
light Serenade, Eleanor Seder
strom announced last night.
A special attraction of the
weekend program, the serenade
will offer a program for parents
and students, starting at 4 o'
clock in the open air theater back
of the music auditorium.
Features of the musical after
noon will be numbers by the Uni
versity band, the Gamma Phi
Beta and Delta Tau Delta song
groups, (winners of the all-cam
pus sing), the. Delta Tau Delta
quartet, and two solos by Les
Ready. Band numbers will be
“William Tell Overture,’’ “Lady
of Spain," “Hymn to the Sun,’’
and "Song of India."
An added attraction will be
introduction of the Junior Week
end court, Miss Sederstrom stat
ed, and the Order of the "O" may
Mary Kay Riordan, publicity
chairman, and Maxine Hansen,
refreshment chairman, will assist.
Betty Plankington and Jean
Burt are co-chairmen of the
Mothers’ Weekend which annu
ally sponsors the Sunlight Sere
nade program.
cording- to Class President .Jim
Class leaders were to have gono
to work on the new constitution
immediately. It will be printe J in
the Emerald before all-campit»
elections May S, when class mem
bers will vote on its adoption.
Harness last night desci ibed
the measure as an effort ' to wel«t
both factions of the freshmen
into a real, effective organ za-*
He said that the idea of a. nevV
constitution was an out growth
of a meeting of "old class” lead
ers with officials of the Majority
Class of 1944.
Explaining finance methods,
Burness said that there woul<t
still be an “activity card” sold
to classmen, but that the voting
privilege would not be attached*
Officers Are:
Class members nominated onl#
one set of officers to be voted
upon at Thursday’s elections.
They are:
President, Barry Campbell ?
vice-president, Marge Curtis; ec
iretaijy, Pat Sutton, and hea
surer, Lon Barde.
Junior classmen also nominat
ed only one set of candidates foil
class offices. They are:
President, Bob Cherney; vice**
(Ph ase turn to page fk'c)
Holmans Band
To Rule at Prom
Juniors Schedule 1
Strictly UO Dance
For Duck Guests
Art Holman, popular canapU#
orchestra leader, last night*eigne#
a contract to play for the Junio#
Prom Friday night, May 9, Jac#
Saltzman, dance chairman, an-*
Holman was signed in place aft
possible “big name” bands whic#
would be in this sector thaf
night. Saltzman declared tha#
the Prom would be strictly a cant*
pus dance for mothers and the!#
friends with no need of other out*
siders to pay for the orchestra.
The Junior Weekend thorn#
with a gay Arabian setting an# •
atmosphere of the Far East wi#
transform McArthur court fo*
one night into a world of make*
believe, according to Saltzman.
Decorations will be design^#
through a professional Portland
firm. Drawings carrying out ii*
picture the weekend theme nr#
already in the process of dev cl*
opment. • i
lust Wait 'Til May 8
One hundred fifty-four to three*
Gosh, that’s a heck of a note.
For a constitutional amendment*
That’s a mighty skimpy vote.
I almost wrote a cynical pome !
To ask you frankly why I
You didn't take the trouble to j
vote—but after all—- T
Neither did I. |
■—J.W.3* J