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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 6, 1942)
Letter Winners Named
Dad Day Plan
Two top “epistle to pater” writ
ers on the Oregon campus were
rewarded for their ability Thurs
day when they won the annual
Dads' day letter writing contest.
The two winners are Nelda Rohr
back, freshman in arts and let
ters, and Chuck Sullivan, senior
Both letter writers will receive
1942 Oreganas, Nancy Riesch,
leter chairman, announced. The
letters are written inviting dads
of Oregon students to come to the
University for the annual Dads’
day celebration, held this year
February 13, 14, and 15.
The letters will be published in
an early issue of the Emerald and
all students are urged to send
copies of them to their fathers.
Last year 809 letters were sent to
The dads’ celebration this year
will feature informal get-togeth
ers of fathers and students. Open
houses will take place following
the Oregon-Oregon State basket
ball game in McArthur court Sat
A highlight of the weekend will
be a “streamlined” luncheon in
John Straub Memorial hall. Ed
gar Smith, member of the state
board of higher education, will be
the speaker at the luncheon and
Joe Riesch, president of the Ore
gon Dads, will be toastmaster.
College students over the coun
try are estimated to earn more
than $32,000,000 a year.
Tri-Delts, Chi Omega
Top 'Hop' Support
Delta Delta Delta sorority,
first, and Chi Omega sorority,
second, bought tickets 100 per
cent strong the first day of the
Heart Hop ticket sale.
Over 700 tickets have been dis
tributed in women’s living or
ganizations and several more
houses are expected to go 100 per
cent before the girl-date-boy
dance Tuesday, according to Bet
ty Kincaid, chairman.
Each girl buying a ticket can
cast one vote in the Monday elec
tion for the King of Hearts and
may also attend any or all of the
four houses at which the dance
wil be held from 3:30 to 5:30.
Record players will furnish
music for the dancers at the Chi
Omega, Alpha Delta Pi, Delta
Gamma, and Kappa Alpha Theta
All Lutheran students who
wish to attend their Sunday ski
retreat are asked to get in touch
with Gladys McNutt immediately.
Students belonging to the LSA
are to bring their breakfast and
luncheon and will meet at 5:30
a.m. Sunday morning at the
Transportation will be furn
ished to the ski retreat which has
been tentatively set for Hand
Lake. All additional details may
be secured by calling Miss Mc
Mrs. Seifert Absent
Mrs. Edith Seifert, hostess of
Cerlinger hall, is now absent on
a three-day vacation to San
Francisco. Her place is being
taken by Mrs. B. W. DeBusk.
Twenty-Two Girls Enter
'Little Colonel' Contest
Twenty-two girls, representing the pick of Oregon feminine
beauty entered the race last night for the Military ball “Little
Colonel.’’ Each campus girls’ living organization picked a
name from among its number to be tossed about, debated, and
voted upon by all customers of the Military ball, February 21.
According to the plan released by Scabbard and Blade mem
bers, joint sponsors of the dance with the military department,
each man and woman holding a
couple’s ticket will vote on the
two stubs attached to the ticket.
Thus studertts will choose the
Little Colonel and her court of
majors and captains by accurate
Advance ticket sales open to
day. Every member of advanced
military — 163 men — will be a
salesman. Together they will con
stitute the largest selling force
to ever operate on the Oregon
campus. Advance couple tickets
sell at a substantial reduction
over the price the night of the
A locked ballot box will be
placed at the College Side Friday
for the voting convenience of pur
chasers of advance tickets.
Entrants are: Nelda Rohrbach,
Alpha Chi Omega; Dorthea God
love, Alpha Delta Pi; Barbara
Rundell, Alpha Gamma Delta;
Yvonne Torgler, Alpha Omicron
Pi; Jeanette Torney, Alpha Phi.
Gerry Barry, Alpha Xi Delta;
Jean Routt, Chi Omega; Mary
Jane Dunn, Delta Delta Delta;
Jean Younger, Delta Gamma;
Marni LaBeck, Emerald house;
Betty Kincaid, Gamma Phi Beta.
Betty Weaver, Hendricks hall;
Bonnie Townsend, Highland
house; Carol Boone, Kappa Alpha
Theta; Irene Francis, Kappa Kap
pa Gamma; Carol Ann Evans, Pi
Beta Phi; Mary Mercier, Sigma
Kappa; Marylin Fischer, Susan
Campbell hall; Jacqueline Bur
dick, University house; and Polly
Fromme, Zeta Tau Alpha.
Work of the home economics
department will be discussed
Monday evening at 8:30 over
KOAC, Mary B. Farr, instructor
in home economics, announced
Several students will be inter
viewed about the value of sub
jects they have studied in the
various home economics classes.
Dorothea Parker, Buck Buch
wach„ and Mr. and Mrs. Ted
Lindley will be heard as students
who have taken the courses.
Art Books Moved
Several hundred outdated books
were moved out of the art school
library this week to the main
University library building where
they will be put in the reference
These books are all to old to
be of much value to art students,
Mabel Houcks, secretary of the
art school said.
Listed for Emerald
The Emerald publication sched
ule was revised Thursday to con
form with a shortened winter
quarter, a one-day spring vaca
tion, and an early graduation...
There are still 53 issues listed.
Three of these will be special edi
tions: Spring Opening, Thursday,
March 5; the special Sunday is
sue, March 29; the Graduation is
sue, Wednesday, May 20.
Other publication dates are:
(Sundays and Mondays excluded)
February 7 to 28; March 24 to
31; April 1 to 30; and May 1 to
With Last Year
To date the tag sale for the
World Student Service Fund
drive has collected $95.31, with
Eugene high school still to be
heard from, Elizabeth Edmunds,
co-chairman of the drive on the
campus, announced Thursday.
This figure compares with a tag
sale collection last year of $91.01.
Faculty solicitations are still
being secured, Miss Edmunds
said, and no complete figures for
this is yet available. Faculty
members wishing to contribute to
the drive which aids destitute^
students of foreign lands are ad
vised to mail checks to Ray Pack
ouz, in charge of faculty solicita
tions, in care of the YMCA.
Collections from church groups
are not yet in and no figures are
available. All solicitors should
turn in their collections at the
YMCA building between 4 and 5
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(Drawing by Koy Nelson)