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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 1942
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Campus Menu Features
Three Assemblies Today
Taking the part of George in
“Of Mice anil Men” is Jerry Lake
fish, top, and the role of Candy,
Parker McNeil. The play por
trays the trials of George, a farm
>vorker who protects aryl be
friends the mentally child-like
Lennie, played by Robert Stead
Five Cent Hop
Announcement of Nickel Hop
chairman for living organizations
was released today by Marilyn
Campbell, sophomore co-chair
man of the hop.
Students appointed are Char
line Pelly, Alpha Chi Omega;
Lorraine Davidson, Alpha Delta
Pi; Dorothy Patterson, Alpha
Gamma Delta; Yvonne Torgler,
Alpha Omicron Pi; Jean Taylor,
Alpha Phi; Ruth Van Bushkirk,
Alpha Xi Delta.
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By ROY NELSON
Five faculty members and
eight University students will de
scribe “The World We Want for
Tomorrow” in the first of a se
ries of panel discussions spon
sored by the YMCA to be held
tonight at 7:30 in Chapman hall.
Panel chairman is Dr. C. G.
Howard, professor of law. Dan
Bacot, YMCA executive secre
tary, is announcer.
Dr. Calvin Crumbaker, profes
sor of economics, will speak on
“Inside the USA.” Dr. Waldo
Schumacher, professor of politi
cal science, will speak on “Basic
Causes Leading to the Present
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Sincerely and simply presented,
the coming University theater
production of “Of Mice and Men”
January 16, 17, and 20 is an excit
ing example of what a social play
Lacking the long declamations
by actors common to this type of
play, it proceeds to tell a tragic
story of friendship and human
sacrifices in terse pictures. Its
social theme concerns lowly peo
ple with lowly ambitions and
Jerry Lakefish will take the
part of George, a farm worker
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Basketball games on Saturday
As far as I can judge it
May interfere with weekend
But they sure do help the budget.
We Will Rejoice...
Bombs Were The Answer
On December 4, just three days before the Japanese at
tacked Hawaii, George 0. Mack, seaman on the U.S.S.
Nevada, addressed a Christmas card to Florence McCoy,
senior in English, and mailed it from Pearl Harbor.
Miss McCoy received the card yesterday, one month and
10 days after it was sent to her. Inscribed on it was this
^quotation from Psalms: “This is the day which the Lord
hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it,” and the
words “Christmas Greetings.”
Happy New Year!
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Airway O'ufdicU Qaj&i
James C. Stovall, CPT coordinator,
will talk to all students participating or
interested in the flying course at Oregon
at 11 this morning.
Civilian Pilot Future
Topic of Today's Meet
Explanation of the probable future of the local civilian
pilot training course will be the main order of business at a
meeting of all future CPT students, which has been called
for this morning by James C. Stovall, coordinator. Chapman
hall lecture room is the place set for the 11 o’clock meeting.
All students who have signed up for the spring term pro
gram, or have indicated a desire
to be included in any future CPT
program here, are urgently re
quested to be present.
Necessity of the meeting, ac
cording to Mr. Stovall, arises
from the numerous questions and
false rumors which have arisen
following the recent order
grounding all CPT planes after
completion of this present course.
“As things stand now we will
have our next program which is
scheduled to begin February 1,
although there may have to be
some arrangement whereby stu
dents get their ground school in
struction here, during the school
term, and then go to eastern
Oregon next summer to do their
actual flying," Stovall clarified.
He pointed out that this way
student planes would not inter
fere with western Oregon plane
interception work. As another
possible plan he brought forth
that flying may be permitted in
certain restricted areas around
the Eugene airport. If the flying
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—Photo by Fred May
Appointment of Betty Jane
Biggs, junior in journalism, as
advertising manager of the Em
erald was okayed Monday by the
educational activities board.
With Fred May, business man
ager, she will address a business
staff meeting tonight in the jour
I n Giant Rally
National defense will mix with
collegiate rally this morning a*.
the regular 11 o'clock assembly
Martin Schedler, chairman of
the student defense committee,
will speak briefly on campus de
fense, particularly as it concerns
The basketball squad will be
introduced and Coach Howard'
Hobson will speak. Gale Quinn' )
dance band will play a few se
lections and Cliff Giffin will sing
Topping the program, one fra
ternity and one sorority will sing.
Singing houses will be chosen
from the following list: Delta.
Tau Delta, Theta Chi, Phi Gam
ma Delta, Kappa Alpha Theta,
Alpha Delta Pi, and Alpha Phi.
The AOPi trio will sing in trib
ute to the football team.
Dr. Donald M. Erb, University
president, has been appointed a
member of the Northwest Region
al council, according to a letter
received by the president’s office
Thursday from George F. Yantis,
president of the council.
“Because of your interest in
regional affairs, the trustees feel
that your participation would be
of inestimable value in carrying
on the work we are doing," wrote
The board of trustees, to which
Dr. Erb has been appointed, con
trols the activities of the coun
cil’s staff of workers and meets
at intervals of from two to three
The council was formed a littlo
over three years ago, primarily
to foster a deeper understanding
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House Dance Deadline
Ser for This Afternoon
No more house dances
may be scheduled on the
winter term social calendar
in the Dean of Women’s of
fice after 5 o’clock today.
“Absolutely no dances
will be permitted which are
not scheduled by 5 o’clock,”
stressed Mrs. Alice B. Mac
duff, assistant dean of