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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 21, 1942)
, VOLUME XLIV
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1942
Dimout Doesn’t Darken
'qmA the 2>^cAd at Scuiioen
Return to UO
The return of Oregon’s long
( lost but long-sought science
■ courses places the University on
a complete basis in all phases of
liberal arts training for the first
time in 10 years, Dean James H.
Gilbert announced this week.
. Prior to state board action of last
( year which approved the move
^acegon was the only large uni
fBrsity in the country without
major instruction in the natural
Sixty-three new courses total
ing 269 term hours await incom
'ng students in six science de
partments this fall. These include
work in chemistry, biology, geol
ogy and geography, mathematics,
physics, and general science.
The new courses range all the
way from bacteriology, organic
r inorganic chemistry, minerol
gy, and higher algebra to elec
trical measurements and mam
Highlighting the long list is in
struction in Pacific basin geology,
of special war-time interest;
genetics, of great value in devel
oping strong racial qualities, and
ysics and mathematics, an an
er to demands for trained spe
cialists in all phases of army
navy, coast guard, and marine
“Mathematics and physics are
j jpecially essential to the war ef
fort,’’ Dean Gilbert declared.
“Even our war-time emphasis,
however, must not lead us to con
sider the tremendous service of
science as unimportant to peace
Work in the newly opened sci
ence fields are not limited to un
dergraduates, Dean Gilbert ex
plained. Study toward' masters
and doctor’s degrees is also
Dean Gilbert, who headed Ore
gon's college of literature, science,
and the arts, when natural sci
(Please turn to page eleven)
Jt DEAN GILBERT . . .
f . His Is a new mission as head
the college of liberal arts. See
'’k'oi v page 11.
The long arm of the draft
board reached out cn July 28 for
the Emerald's newly appointed
managing editor, Herb Penny. G.
Duncan Wimpress, who was pro
moted to associate editor at the
last Emerald banquet, will step
into Penny’s shoes, according to
Ray Schrick, editor.
The first Emerald news staff
meeting has been set for Tues
day, September 29. Prospective
news and sports staff members
will meet in room 105, Journal
ism, at 7 p.m.
Students who would like to
work on the first editions follow
ing freshman week should write
to Schrick at the Emerald. Re
porting, copy desk, and night
staff jobs will be open.
First meeting of the business
staff will be Wednesday, Septem
ber 30, according to Betty Jane
Biggs, business manager. It is
scheduled for room 105 Journal
ism, at 7:30 p.m.
Interested workers are asked
to write Miss Biggs, care of the
Come on you shipyard workers
Come down to U. of O.
The world has more important
Than making flocks of dough.
For instance do you like to see
Girls with dirty faces,
Pounding rivets one by one
To their respective places.
Come on down to college
Where they still know how to
J nd at least they still wear
Instead of wearing pants.
By BETTY JANE BIGGS
With the “zero hour” set for Monday, August 31, Webfoot,
alumni and undergraduates will form battalions and invado
Jantzen beach to disarm and overwhelm prospective students
and friends with the famous Oregon “hello spirit.”
According to a late report last night, commands from the
Ninth Corps Area office concerning a coast-wide dimout will
not anect tne iun-iroiic at Jant
With the rally, rally spirit of
Oregon’s 10th annual welcome
picnic expressed in the slogan
“Keep ’em flying with the
Ducks,’’ students, grads, parents,
future Ducks and Duckettes will
find a free picnic dinner, stage
entertainment, and dancing to
—Courtesy The Orcyonian
‘KEEP ’EM FLYING WITH THE DUCKS’
. . . ton: Rohda Harkson and Fritz Giesecke, cc-chairinen of the
Portland Federation, report all’s well on the picnic front.
. . . below: Doris Lee Riley, right, daughter of Mayor Earl Riley,
of Portland, prepares for University registration this fall. Phyllis
Horstman, president of Kwaraa, sophomore women's honorary, gives
her the lowdown.
Jack Bellinger ’34,
Gets Out of Jap Jug ’
Jasper (Jack) N. Bellinger, ’34, will walk onto free United
States soil from the repatriation ship Gripsholm late this
month after a gruelling six months of imprisonment and tor
ture under Japanese domination.
Bellinger was one of seven American newspapermen ar
rested and held in Tokyo and Yokohama. An employee of the
Japan Times Advertiser, he was
slapped and his shins were kicked
by the Nipponese as part of their
“third degree” tactics.
Reports of Bellinger's treat
ment were revealed by Otto D.
Tplischus, former Tokyo corre
spondent for the Nev. York
Times, in dispatches from Lour
ence Marques, Portugese South.
Africa, from which point Bell
inger left for the United States
alter his exchange for Japanese
All the arrested correspondents
except Belliager were sentenced
to 18 months to two years im
prisonment for “espionage,” and
"violating” Japan's national dc
(Phase turn to [age eleven)
Anson Weeks and his orchestra
the “order of the day.”
Into the night’s activities will
be introduced a two-fold purpose,
as Generalissimos Rob da Hark
fcon and Fritz Geiscke reveal
plans of a Gay Ninety anniver
sary celebration for the alums
along with honoring Ducklings
To bring back memories to
alums of their days on the cam
pus entertainers will don “uni
forms” of picturesque bustles,
derbies, and flowing mustache:?
of the Gay Ninety era.
The park, too, will be “camou
flaged” into a picture of the hey
days of the last century with tho
lemon and green of the alum ?
alma, mater as the motifs chief
Upon registering at the gates,
Webfoots and friends will bo
_ “armed” with Oregon pennants,,
telling their name and class.
Tickets now are being sent to
prospective and present students
as well as alumni.
“Mess call” will sound for th*>
free picnic rations at 5:30 and the
bugle for entertainment will
sound soon after.
Dr. Erb Speaks
Before the “In My Merry Olds
mobile” program gets underway,
Donald M. Erb, president of the
University, Les Anderson, stu
dent body president, and Coaches
Hobby Hobson and John Warren
will tell new students what hap
pens when they “enlist” in tha
University and its activities.
Admission to the Park will be
a 2-cent gate tax and 30 cents
admission to the dance floor
where “Commander” Anson
Weeks and his orchestra “review”
Webfoots and their dancing.
Representatives from the army,
navy, and marine corps will be
detailed to the picnic grounds to
explain details of the volunteer
reserve enlistment plan of each
branch of the services.
Register for Dorms:
In order to insure a room hi
the dormitories after rush
week, new students are urged
to send in a five dollar deposit
to Mrs. Genevieve Turnipseed,
director of dormitories.
If the student pledges, this
fee will be refunded.