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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (April 3, 1942)
Tue schedule for the Oregon
high school debating tournament
which is being held on the cam
pus today and Saturday, has been
decided upon, Marvin Krenk,
speech instructor, said yesterday,
- Awards of trophies to winners
in discussion, extemporaneous
speaking, and after-dinner speak
ing will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday
at a general assembly in the fac
ulty lecture room at Friendly
The debating trophy will be
presented by Edgar E. DeCou,
professor of mathematics and
founder of the Oregon high
school debating league, after tho
final debate sessions, which will
he broadcast over KOAC from G
to 9 o’clock Saturday night.
After-dinner speakers will have
an opportuhity to talk this eve
ning at a banquet at Seymour’s
cafe. Each school may enter only
one speaker. John L. Casteel, di
rector of the University speech
division, is scheduled to act as
master of ceremonies at the ban
quet, which will take place at
5:30 p.m., and entertainment will
he provided by “the gruesome
twosome,” Bob Mundt and Keith
Hoppes, of Salem.
The high school students will
he accommodated by fraternities
and sororities during their stay
on the campus. All sessions of
the tournament will be open to
Fraternity men buy 1,000,000
suits yearly: sorority women by
500,000 dresses every year.
Dreron W Emerald
Herb Penny air raid warden.
Betty Ann Steven!
Ruth Kay Collins
Copy Desk Staff:
Joanne Nichols, city editor
Jim Watson, night editor
Marjorie Young, assistant
Barbara Thomson, day man
Dr. Kossack to Confer
With Officials of Navy
Dr. C. F. Kossack, mathematics
instructor, announced that he
plans to stop off in Seattle on
his way to the Pacific Northwest
Mathematicians meeting in Van
couver, B. C.
According' to Dr. Kossack he
will confer with naval officials
w hile he is there about the possi
bilities for students’ enlisting in
work that will give them com
missions in the nation's armed
ere’s cs v/innsr
on every campus!
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32 East 10th Ave.
In an attempt to maintain a
close contact with their school,
graduates and students of the
school of architecture and allied
arts who are now employed in
Seattle in defense work invited
W. S. Hayden, assistant profes
sor of architecture to visit them
Mr. Hayden stayed with the
boys Saturday and Sunday and
had an opportunity to talk to
each one of them individually.
In the design department at
the Boeing plant 16 workers are
from the University. Other Ore
gon men are doing various jobs
in connection with defense in the
ship yards, at the Sand Point na
val station, and with the Seattle
The Oregon men told Mr. Hay
den that they have found partic
ular advantage in the basic train
ing in descriptive geometry and
graphics that they were given
while at the University.
Training in the project method
used here has also helped them
adjust readily to the work pro
duction method used in industry,
the defense workers explained.
The project method encourages
each student to do his work inde
Mr. Hayden's trip was the first
in a series of gatherings that
have been planned to come at
term intervals. An instructor
from the school will make the
trip at least that often to keep
in contact with the former stu
Quartet to Give
Four musicians, young in years
but veterans in experience, will
appear April 20 in the music
school auditorium. The youngest
member of the Coolidge quartet
is only 29.
David Dawson, born in Char
lottesville, Virginia, in 1913, ear
ly showed his musical talent, and
became a student at the Juilliard
school, where his teachers in
cluded Hans Letz, Felix Salmond,
and Rubin Goldmark.
After graduation he became
solo viola of the national orches
tra association under Leon Bar
zin, later a member of the Met
ropolitan Opera orchestra. His
next engagement was as prin
ciple viola of the Minneapolis
Symphony under Dimitri Mitro
Other members of the quartet
are William Kroll, of New York;
Jack Papper, a native of Phila
delphia and aged 32; and Naoum
Benditszky, a Russian.
The quartet was founded in
1936 under the sponsorship of the
Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge
Foundation of the Library of Con
Since only 187 balconey seats
are available to students, it is
suggested that those who wish
to obtain them should contact
either Dean Kratt’s office, or
members of Phi Beta or Mu Phi
Epsilon for 50-cent tickets.
Plans Easter Breakfast
Following' the sunrise service
Easter Sunday at McArthur
court. Westminster will serve
breakfast. Those interested in at
tending should sign at the house
by Saturday. Cost of the break
fast is 25 cents.
Special Easter music and wor
ship service will precede the reg
ular 11 o'clock services at Eu
gene Presbyterian church.
Social swim will take place
from 7:30 to 9 o'clock in Ger
linger pool. Everyone is welcome.
YWCA Board to Back
Ticket Sale for Movie
The final project of the YWCA
advisory board for this year will
be the sponsorship of the ticket
sale of the motion picture, “The
Man Who Came to Dinner,” ac
cording to Pearl Bonisteele, pro
ject chairman. This picture will
be at the McDonald theater for
five days, beginning April 12 and
continuing through April 16.
Tickets may be obtained by
contacting or calling any mem
ber of the advisory board. They
are: Mrs. C. A. Barnes, Mrs. Ruth
Addison, Mrs. Thos. Wells, Mrs.
N. H. Cornish, Mrs. John McGee,
Mrs. R. T. Burnett, Mrs. R. L.
Collins, Miss Pearl Bonisteele,
Mrs. Kenneth Shumaker, Mrs.
Omar Fendall, Mrs. F. S. Beistel,
Mrs. V. N. Freeman, Mrs. Mary
C. Brockelbank, Mrs. Robert C.
Hall, Mrs. W. Logan Jones, Mrs.
Wm. C. Jones, and Mrs. Percy
Construction is starting on an
agricultural engineering labora
tory at Iowa State college.
New YWCA cabinet members
were announced Tuesday evening
by Abbie Jane White, YW presi
They will work together with
the YWCA officers in planning
and carrying out “Y” activities
for the year 1942-43. Officers in
clude Miss White; Genevieve
Working, vice-president; Beverly
Padgham, treasurer; and Evelyn.
Mitchell, secretary. _
Cabinet members are as fol
lows: Barbara Crosland, mem
bership chairman; Sylvia Mc
Bride, community service head;
Jane Alice Pengra, house council
head; Frances Oram, worship
Janet Farnham, assembly
chairman; Leslie Brockelbank,
town and gown chairman; Betty
Kincaid, social chairman and
sophomore commission head; El
sie Brownell, publicity chairman;
Rosemary Fishback, public af
More Chairmen $
Gerd Hansen, world fellowship
chairman and freshman commis
sion head; Marie Morgan, Girl
Reserves; Shirley Holcomb, music
chairman; Elizabeth Edmunds,
intercollegiate relations; Maureen
Conklin, poster chairman; and
Louise Conger, luncheon club.
We re backing them up”
Marching right along with the armed
forces of this country are thousands of
They work side by side with the Armv
and Navy. Wherever the need is commu
nications, you are likely to find telephone
men and their trucks and materials.
Day and night the order is for speed
and more speed.
They n ear no uniforms, these telephone
workers, but men in uniform know how
much they are putting into the Nation's
biggest job. They see it first-hand and they
know it is first-rate.