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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 13, 1942)
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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1942
THE CAST FOR “WAT JH ON THE RHINE . . .
. . . University production which opens tonight at the University theater . . . left to right, sitting, are
•Jim Bronson, Vivian McNamee, Bobby Jbe Quigley, Bob Farrow, Maxine McNeil, Gordon Cochran, and
Beverly Beals; standing, Pres Phipps, Han WesslJr, Kay Richards, Louise Rossman, and Marjory
Cast Defies Superstition;
IRhine’ Opens Friday 13
By ROSS YATES
The night of Friday the thirteenth, a black date for the
superstitious, will tomorrow see the first performance at the
University of “Watch on the Rhine”—fittingly so, according
to the cast, for this work by Lillian Heilman contains all the
drama needed for a sensational performance. The play will
■open in the University theater in _.__
Johnson hall at 8 p.m.
Business Manager Keith Hop
pes says, “Take your date to din
ner before the show, come to the
opening dressed! as you are for
your house dance, and then ret
turn home for dancing.” The pro
duction will be over by 10 p.m.
In the meantime the cast pre
pares for Friday the thirteenth,
^e murder scene is gruesome,
the villain a terror. Horace Rob
inson says he doesn’t know about
the property people; one girl
soldered a picture to the wall.
Determined to have the produc
tion come off perfectly, the cast
walks around on ladders.
Members throw themselves into
the performance completely.
They even come off the stage in
the last act with tears in their
Rally, Da nee Set
For USC Game
Students of the University may
^ar the UO-USC game broad
cast Saturday from 1:30 to 4:30
in the main gym of Gerlinger hall.
At the same time there will be
dancing. The rally squad, spon
sor of the affair, has announced
that at the half time there will
be a prize dance, with defense
stamps as prizes.
“This rally dance takes the
place of the rally this week, and
we expect to see a lot of that
old rally spirit shown out there
Saturday,” said Clint Paine,
chairman of the raily squad. This
is the second rally dance scored
by the squad this year.
The broadcast-dance is open to
Al students on the campus. The
squad hopes that more girls will
be there this time than last.
The dance is a no-date affair.
There will be a charge of ten
cents per person.
AWS Petition Deadline
Set for Saturday
Petitions for chairmanship
of the AWS auction of lost and
found articles, to be held No
vember 24, are due Saturday
noon. They may be handed in
either at the Kappa Alpha The
ta house, or AWS offices in the
Ode to Millrace
Millracings are out for duration,
And we don’t have a fete on the
millrace this spring.
The one thing I can’t figure out
to this day
Is why did they bother to fix the
Midnight tonight is the dead
line for the literary contest, spon
sored by the Emerald and the
Co-op store. Any stories or poems
turned in after that date will not
be eligible for a prize.
Entries may be turned in to
Carol Greening, literary editor,
.at the Emerald, up to that time.
Prizes Total $5
The prizes for this contest are
$5 worth of books from the Co-op
store for the best poem and a
similar prize for the best short
Winners will be announced and
prizes awarded before the end of
Work by any University under
graduate- is eligible for the con
test provided that it is original
and unpublished prior to October
As many,stories and poems as
possible will be printed on the
literary page, but every entry
will be turned in to Judges W. F.
G. Thacher and Alice Henson
Both winning entries will be
published or republished on the
literary page of the Emerald.
Picking Contest Leads Sixty
Students ’Back to the Farm’
Sixty students from the University of Oregon will head
back to the farm Saturday to help beet and carrot farmers of
the Willamette valley harvest crops. The volunteer farm
workers will meet in front of Gerlinger hall at 8 a.m. with
their lunches. Transportation will be furnished to the farms.
The agricultural aid commit
tee announced that this is to be
the first organized harvesting
party. Members of Delta Delta
Delta, Delta Gamma, and Delta
Tau Delta will compete in pick
ing beets while the Pi Kaps will
work alone harvesting carrots.
The earnings of each house
with those of houses who have
worked previously will be listed
in the Emerald; the SAEs are
still leading the field with a total
of $85 earned in picking walnuts.
In spite of weather conditions
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OSC Game Tickets
Students exchange tickets
for the Oregon State game are
now available at the athletic
ticket omce in the Igioo. i'rice
is $1.10 with athletic cards.
It was announced Thursday
that the date for ASUO nomina
tions will be opened April 22.
Elections for ASUO offices are
slated for April 29..
Co-op Mail Station?
Students Vote Yes
By RAY SCHRICK
If a postoffice mailing station were set up in the Co-op
store, would you be willing to give up part of all of your
dividends to defray the costs?
96 2-3% YES. 3 1-3% NO.
If a student-managed station were set up at the Co-op
to take in laundry bags and parcel post mail from 3 to 5 each
afternoon, would you be willing to pay an approximate five
cents-a-package service charge?
100%. YES. 0%. NO.
Oregon students overwhelmingly favor some type of post
office station in the Co-op store even if the cost means loss of
Oiii'e mail capered with the
seven hundred girls in Gerlinger
Paul McFaddin, freshman in
liberal arts, deserted his fellow
men, donned a "brown gown with
a hip slip" and turned female for
Two weeks ago, a bull session
in Sigma hall germinated the idea
of sending a male delegate to
Coed Capers. Action was started
when several hall members pro
cured a wig in Portland. McFad
din (let’s call him Pauline) bor
rowed a skirt, coat, blouse, shoes,
pair of silk stockings and other
feminine unmentionables from fe
Pauline then took six lessons
in lipstickery and other female
black arts, cultivated a falsetto
voice and a hip-swinging walk,
and also attained ether feminine
Wednesday evening, Paul—er
•—Pauline met several girls, vis
ited the Side and was introduced
to numerous people, smiled at a
taxi driver and went down town
free in a taxi, and attended a
show—all unrecognized. Two gul
lible soldiers even attempted a
pick-up on the way out.
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GATE CRASHER . . .
. . . Paul McFaddin, who last
night performed the almost im
possible and sat through the first
half of famed “Coed Capers” be
fore being detected and forcibly
ejected . . . Paul appears here as
“Pauline” in his costume and
then as he looks ordinarily.
part or full dividends or a fivc
ccnt service charge per package,
according to a cross-section poll
made by the Emerald last night.
The 30 students interviewed
(13 women, 17 men) voted unani
mously yes that they would fa
vor' a. student-managed station,
with a five cent service charge
They voted 29 to 1 “yes” in
favor of a regular postoffice sta
tion even if it meant using part.
or all of student dividends ordi
narily returned at end of the
The one "no" vote was from a
,student who didn’t mail his laun
dry home. Several others sai l
they did not mail their laundry
home, but would not object if
dividends were taken to set up
Typical comment made by one
student was, "Yes, I’d pay five
cents, if it would save the walk
The poll was based on an ac
curate percent of University en
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