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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 1942
ASUO Votes for Queen
Officers Installed Today
Recently elected members of
the executive council will be in
stalled at this morning’s assem
bly by Judge James T. Brand of
the Oregon State Supreme court.
Also holding the spotlight is
the pledging of new members
of Phi Theta Upsilon, junior
women’s honorary. All sopho
more girls are requested to sit
near the stage since all second
year girls are eligible.
After administering the oath
of office, Judge Brand will speak
on a subject as yet unannounced.
An honor guard composed of 12
'Junior officers will be present.
Judge Brand has received an
honorary degree from the Uni
versity for distinguished public
service. He has spoken on the
campus many times, according to
Karl W. Onthank, dean of per
The speaker will be entertained
by the law school faculty at a
luncheon following the assembly.
With a 14 per cent drop, Uni
versity enrollment totalled 2,799
at closing time last Saturday,
registrar’s statistics show.
Male registration chalked up a
one per cent increase last week
over the previous week. It is now
only 21 per cent below the figures
of last year at the same time.
There are 1548 men enrolled now.
The junior class shows a 24 per
cent increase over last year. Other
class membership dropped as fol
Jaws: freshman, 1 per cent;
sophomore, 22 per cent; and sen
ior, 30 per cent.
Law and physical education en
rollment maintained unchanged
percentages of decrease, 25 per
cent for the former and 31 per
cent for the latter.
in non-major fields, general
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Rules for election of Junior
Weekend queen and princesses:
1. Co-op will be open from 9
to 10:30 a.m. to secure ballots.
2. First eight judges’ selec
tions will be announced at as
sembly to be voted upon.
3. Voters will vote for only
4. Only one ballot may be
deposited by any person.
5. Voters must leave imme
diately after voting.
6. Candidate receiving high
est number of votes will be
7. Next four candidates will
be named princesses.
Wanna Be a
By G. DUNCAN WIMPRESS
Would you like to be a city
editor? There is a position open
on the Daily Emerald which must
be filled in the very near future,
according to a statement issued
by G. Dune Wimpress, chief city
editor, last night.
"In addition to the city editor
job, there are four assistant ed
itorships now open," said Wim
“We will have a meeting of all
desk workers at 7:30 in the Jour
nalism building next Thursday
night," he continued, “and I
hope to see all present and po
tential desk workers there.”
Besides being a requisite for
an Emerald certificate, work on
the copy desk is excellent prac
tice for the aspiring newspaper
writer. Mr. George T. Turnbull
and Mr. Charles M. Hulten, pro
fessors in journalism, both rec
ommend copy desk work to their
“Not having worked on a desk
is no reason for staying away
from the meeting,” Wimpress con
cluded. “We like to have as many
new people as possible down on
the desks and we’re expecting
quite a few new ones at the meet
ing. It’s reaHy not very hard
work and all the kids seem to
have a lot of fun.”
The “Stars and Stripes" queen
of the 1942 Junior Weekend will'
be selected today at the all-cam
pus assembly to be held at 11
a.m. in McArthur court, Bud Van
deneynde, chairman of the queen’s
reign committee, emphasised
A change from previous regu
lations wil call for the marking
of the name of only one candidate
on the ballot instead of five. The
other places on the ballot should
be disregarded by the voters.
Distribution of ballots has
been extended to from 9 to
10:30 a.m. today: to meet a
large demand. They qan he se
cured at the Co-op.
The judges for the contest re
viewed the candidates last night
and made their choices. Their
ballots have been saved uncount
ed in sealed envelopes under the
care of the faculty judges.
Only one ballot will be accepted
from each person, Vandeneynde
said, and the voters must leave
immediately after voting. Just be
fore the assembly time the
judges’ ballots will be opened
and the first eight chosen will
be brought to the stage and in
Appointed to the Junior Week
end committee Tuesday were
Mary-Ellen Smith, junior in so
cial science, as executive secre
tary; and Patsy Palmer, junior in
business administration, as
queen's wardrobe mistress.
The junior class party at which
the queen was to have been in
troduced tonight has been post
poned until Tuesday. The week
ly meeting time for the Junior
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Politics please let us douse,
And vote for beauty, not for
For when campus luncheop rolls
’Twon’t be the house that's being
(JO to Distribute War Information
By PEGGY OVERLAND
The University has been cho
sen as one of a total of 140 war
information centers throughout
the United States, according to
an announcement from the fed
eral office of education. The Uni
versity will serve as the center
for the entire state of Oregon,
according to the report.
These centers have been set
up throughout the nation on the
basis of about one to every mil
lion population. As the Oregon
center, the University will re
ceive all publications dealing
with civilian defense, civilian mo
rale and other material pertain
ing to the war effort, and will
make them available to all per
sons and organizations in the
state, according to Howard R.
Taylor, chairman of the Univer
sity defense council.
Taylor also announced that
Dr. Hugh B. Wood, professor of
education at the University, has
been made chairman of the war
information service. Already a
number of defense publications
have been received at the Uni
versity library where they are on
display for all students to see.
These and others received from
time to time will be catalogued,
and bibliographies compiled for
use of state agencies.
VAUGHN CORLEY . . .
. . . to coach or not to coach.
Time Cards Due
NYA time cards are due in
the pay roll office, Johnson hall
by 12 noon today, April 16, ac
cording; to word from the NYA
Nickel Hop chairman,.. Virginia
\\&}s and Dorothy Clear, an
nounced the selection of repre
sentatives from each women's
living organization yesterday, as
Alpha Chi Omega, Nelda Rohr
bach; Alpha Delta Pi, Betty Ann
Stevens; Alpha Gamma Delta,
Dorothy Patterson; Alpha Omi
cron Pi, Dorothy Flanery; Alpha
Phi, Jean Taylor; Alpha Xi Del
ta, Ruth Van Buskirk; Chi Ome
ga, Carolyn Martin; Delta Delta
Delta, Irene Gresham; Delta
Gamma, Phyllis Horstman.
Gamma Phi Beta, Neva Haight;
Hendricks hall, Francis Green
berg; Hilyard house, Bernice Da
vidson; Kappa Alpha Theta,
Nancy Sullivan; Kappa Kappa
Gamma, Phyllis Collier; Pi Beta
Phi, Janice Bubb; Sigma Kappa,
Margaret Ambler; Susan Camp
bell hall, Dorothy Hansen; Uni
versity house, Ora May Watson;
and Zeta Tau Alpha, Virginia
The "Hop” will be held at each
of these organizations Wednes
day, April 22, from 6 to 9 o'clock
and will be an informal affair.
Proceeds go into the AWS
treasury, a part of which is do
nated each year to scholarships
for deserving University women.
The advertising committee, un
der Marilyn Campbell, is making
signs which will be placed in the
Side, the Co-op, and other build
ings on and near the campus.
Time Goes on
Never let it be said that nurs
ing is all drudgery and toil. Even
the gauze girls have their fun,
as was witnessed at a recent
birthday party held by the in
firmary staff honoring Miss Lou
Vogel and Miss Gladys Samel.
While their patients upstairs
ants met in the big dining room
were eating their dinners, the six
for the birthday party—replete
nurses and seven student assist
with frosting" names on a birth
day cake, and gifts.
Rank in Navy
University Athletic officials
may have to consult their lists o?
potential head football coaches*
for the second time in a week if
Vaughn Corley decides to have ;v
part in the navy's new physical!
fitness program, it was reported?*
Appointed head UO football*
coach at a meeting of the athletic
board Monday night, Corley bat*
received orders to become a lieu
tenant junior grade in the naval
reserve. Air announcement said!
to have come from the 13th na
val district office said yesterday
that Corley will go to Seattle,
Monday, April 20, to be sworn in
as a lieutenant, junior grade, ami
leave for Annapolis for training.
When contacted last night by
the Emerald, however, Corley de
clined to say what action he
would take until he had a con
ference with Webfoot officials.
It was understood that the na
val appointment was optional and
that Corley’s previous commit
ment to the University may au
tomatically cancel the naval ap
pointment. Having applied for*
the position several weeks ago,
his place upon acceptance would!
be in the navy’s new physical fit
Corley is the successor of “Tex.”
Oliver, who left as head foetbSIT 1
coach of the Ducks to become
lieutenant commander in the Unit
ed States naval forces.
Wes Sullivan, editor of the*
Oregana, will be >in his office in,
McArthur court this afternoon:
from 1 to 4:30 to receive appli
eants for staff positions on tho
Posts for which aspirants will
be interviewed include: two as
sociate editors, managing editor „
four division heads for activities,
schools, men’s and women’s de
partments; executive secretary;!
promotion director, sports editor,
and two assistant managing edi
Students with professional pho
tography equipment and previous*
experience are eligible for posi
tions on the photography staff.
"The photography staff will bo.
as large as the number of compe
tent photographers I can find,”
said Sullivan. These member'!
will work with University pho
tographer J. Warren Teeter un
der a new system that will en
able houses to get better pictor
ial coverage of events by notify
ing the staff previous to the oc
Petitions for the position of
Emerald editor are due in the
educational activities office thi1-!
Friday, April 17. Applicants will
go before the board Thursday,
April 23. •
Petitions for business mana
gers of both the Emerald andi
Oregana are due Friday, April
24. They will l\e interviewed
Thursday, April 29.