Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, January 13, 1942, Image 1

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'Oregon Takes
A Hand .. / in Forums
Axe Deletes
Boxing, Wrestling
Forum Series Organized
26 Pledged,
Winter Rush
Week Ends
Twenty-six girls were pledged
Monday by 12 of the campus sor
orities, as the winter term pledge
period opened.
Neophytes are:
—-ASpha Delta Pi: Mary Stanley.
Alpha Gamma Delta: Fenna
Van Gelder, Enna Van Gelder,
Betty Jean Hoblick, and Jean
Alpha Omicron Pi: Maxine
Alpha Phi: Clover Jean Cox,
and Barbara Morrison.
Chi Omega: Irma Unden.
Delta Delta Delta: Margaret
Delta Gamma: Grace Henry.
Gamma Phi Beta: Majalaine
LeBeck, Betty Jane Reymers,
Charlotte Cummins, Carolyn
Vaughn, Sue Lewis.
Kappa Alpha Theta: Dorothy
l^ayden, Mary Riley, and Donna
Kappa Kappa Gamma: Gerd
Sigma Kappa: Miriam Hoff
man, Dorothy Mattis, Elaine Voss,
Corrine Croft.
Zeta Tau Alpha: Helen Kresh,
and Louanne Best.
Jobs Opened
On Emerald
Persons interested in working
on the Emerald will meet tonight
at 7:30 in 105 Journalism for ap
pointment to working posts on
the daily, according to Helen
Angell, editor.
Appointments to upper news
staff positions will be announced
by Miss Angell and Ray Schrick,
managing editor. Plans will be
discussed for a luncheon for Em
erald workers, similar to lunch
eons held at the beginning of win
ter and spring terms last year.
Several vacancies remain open
for reporters, Bob Frazier, news
editor, said last night. Sopho
mores and upperclassmen, and
persons having previous Emerald
experience will be given prefer
ence for these positions, he said.
Air Raid?
Student Observers Man
Library Listening Post
An aircraft observation post has been established atop the
University library as a part of the Lane county defense plan,
it was announced yesterday by Luther S. Cressman, head of
the anthropology department, who is chief observer for the
Six fraternity houses have been signed up for observation
duty and members of the houses will man the post 24 hours a
day for seven days a week. The fraternities cooperating with
Dr. Cressman in this vital matter of civilian defense are Sigma
Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi, Sigma Nu, Alpha Tau Omega, Kappa
Janet Morris, chairman of the
love and marriage series, an
nounced that the first lecture of
the series will be given February
12. Probable speaker will be Dr.
Paul Popenoe, heart of the Los
Angeles family relations clinic.
The ninth corps area bawled us
For the Emerald’s recent endeav
To picture a graphic description
Of Oregon’s recent weather.
To mislead the Nipponese
And also to play safe; to many
Who ask about the clime, we say
“Today we are not having any.”
German Invasions Fail
Reports War Worker
Mrs. A. R. Crum, former housemother of Alpha Chi Omega, who
has been in England since the outbreak of the war, told University
housemothers yesterday that although it was not widely publicized,
an invasion of England by Germans in flatboats had been attempted
twice. The first time they were fought off by the RAF; the next
time the English were better prepared: oil was poured on the water
and ignited, Burning some in
vaders and making passage for
^he rest impossible.
Hurt in Raid
Mrs. Crum has experienced
many air raids, and one bomb
hit was scored near the hospital
in which she was working. The
concussion of this bomb threw
her backwards and broke the
medicine bottle in her hand,
seriously cutting her face.
“These bombings have not af
fected British morale;’’ Mrs.
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Sigma, and Phi Delta Theta.
The observation time has been
set up in three reliefs of 24 hours
each. An assistant chief observer,
acting for Dr. Crcssman, will be
in charge of each relief. They are
Bruce Hamby, 1st relief; John
Warren, 2nd relief; and Lou Tor
geson, 3rd relief.
Alternate Shifts
Two fraternity houses will be
responsible for having observers
at the post for each relief. One
house will' provide observers for
the 12 hours from noon to mid
night and the other from mid
night until noon, alternating
shifts each wreek.
The observation post has direct
telephone connection with the
Eugene filter center in the ar
mory. At a meeting last week
members of the six fraternities
were given elementary instruc
tion in aircraft observation by of
ficials of the filter center.
Two at Post
Each fraternity house is re
sponsible for its relief and the
president of the houses have
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Activities Board
Names Ad Head
What the educational activities
board did:
1. Approved the appointment
of Betty Jane Biggs as advertis
ing manager of the Oregon Daily
2. Passed the winter term bud
get of the educational activities
3. Reduced the number of Em
eralds to be printed for campus
distribution by 200 copies.
Betty Jane Biggs, former asso
ciate editor of the Emerald, was
officially approved by the execu
tive council last night to replace
Warren Roper as advertising
manager of the Emerald. Roper,
who is still in school, resigned
from the position.
The 200-copy reduction in the
number of Emeralds to be pi inted
for campus distribution was oc
casioned by the lowered enroll
ment this term.
The Oregana, student-published
annual, will have the same size
page next year, a vote of the
council decided.
A special meeting of the activ
ities board will take place Friday,
January 24.
Bette Morfitt, who was gradu
ated at the end of fall term,
leaves the position of ASUO sec
retary-treasurer vacant. Appli
cants will be interviewed Thurs
UO Vacancy
Petition Due
Petitions of persons desiring
the position of secretary-treasur
er* of the ASUO must be filed in
the educational activities office
before 5 p.m. Wednesday, ASUO
President Lou Torgeson an
nounced last night.
Applicants will be interviewed
by members of the exedutive
committee at 4 p.m. Thursday,
Torgeson said. The position is the
one left open when Bette Morfitt,
elected last spring, was graduat
ed from the University at the end
of fall term.
Miss Morfitt’s failure to return
to school leaves Torgeson the
only member of the “upper” com
mittee occupying the post to
which he was elected in spring
elections. Jim Frost, elected as
second vice-president, was made
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Faculty Joins
UO Students
In Discussion
To stimulate student interest in
current affairs, the first in a
series of “forums” will come to
Oregon Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in
207 Chapman.
Five facility members will lead
the discussions, after which a
group of eight students of
“above average scholastic abil
ity” will ask questions and at
tempt to start discussion from
the audience.
Discussions will be informal
and will deal with subjects of a
“national, local, and campus na
ture,” Lou Torgeson, ASUO pres
ident, said last night. Faculty and
student personnel will change
from week to week, if the forums*
are continued.
al forum is Dr. C. G. Howard,
professor of law. General topic id
“The World We Want After the
Leader of the first experiment
War.” Other faculty members an *
their topics are:
Dr. Calvin Crumbaker, profes
sor of economics, “Inside the
USA;’’ Dr. Waldo Schumaker,
professor of political science,
“Basic Causes Leading to the
Present Crisis,’’ Dr. Victor P.
Morris, dean of the school of bus
iness administration, “Across
Our Borders’’; Rev. E. S. Bart
lam, rector of St. Mary’s Episco
pal church, “Values to Live By.’’
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Identification Photos
Photographs for new students
will be taken this afternoon
from t to 5 in room 3 Johnson
These identification photo
graphs are required of all new
undergraduate students enter
ing the University this term. *
Director Dedicates Play
The University theater’s production of “Mice and Men,”
which plays January 16, 17, and 20, has been dedicated to a.
former student, Alice Hult, by its director, Horace W. Robin
son, assistant of drama.
Miss Hult attended the University from 1934 to 1936, appear
ing in many campus shows. Later, as a member of a group of
San F rancisco players, she was
the first to play Curley’s wife in
a stage production of “Of Mice
and Men.”
Author’s Permission
The author, John Steinbeck,
who is remembered also for
"Graces of Wrath” and “Tortil
la Flat,” saw the stage play as
done by this group and he grant
ed permission for stage perform
Chief among Miss Hult’s cam
pus successes were “Street
Scene,” “Small Miracle” and
“The Queen’s Husband.”
“Of Mice and Men” will bring
to student audiences a number of
veteran Guild players. Jerry
Lakefish will play George, ranch
hand who travels with the men
tally child-like Lonnie, played by
Robert Steedman.
One Woman
Parker McNeil portrays Candy,
the pitiful old' man who cleans
the stabe. Dave Zilka is the vic
ious Curley. Curley’s wife will be
done by Ramona Roberts who is
the only woman in the cast.
Slim and Carlson will be played,
by Robert Farrow and James
Bronson. For reservations phone
3300, local 216, box office, John
son hall.