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VOLUME XLIV NUMBER 4G
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1942
fv/ew Military Reserve Advisers Listed
See page 4
Photo by Pill Goldstein
SANTA GOES MILITARY . . .
. . . as lie travels his route this year garbed in now-common soldier’s
khaki . . . Jack Riback portrays Mr. C. for the benefit of the Emer
War Refugee to Address
Term s Last Assembly
By EDITH NEWTON
Students and faculty members will have an opportunity
to learn what problems other students are facing in the war
situation when Mr. Homer Loh (pronounced Law), himself
a war refugee student, speaks this morning at an all-campus
assembly scheduled for 11 o’clock in McArthur court.
Mr. Loh’s talk will be given in
connection with the World Stu
dent Service Fund drive which
will reach its climax Friday. Sub
ject of the assembly will be “Stu
dents and the War,” and will
deal with the problems students
face in connection with the war
in all countries.
Mr. Loh has had experience as
^■iar refugee student and should
b^^vell fitted to serve as a rep
resentative of the student war re
lief fund. He holds an LL.B. de
gree from Soochow university
and since coming to this country
(Please turn to page twelve)
Libe Hours Unchanged
No change in library hours
has been scheduled for the final
examination period, according
to an announcement made this
week, by Willis Warren, li
Women of Jobs
By BETTY ANN STEVENS
To help college women equipped
with professional training find a
field in war work at their level
of responsibility, Heads of Hous
es are distributing a pamphlet of
vital interest at their meeting to
day at Mrs. Macduff’s apart
ment, according to Nelda Chris
tenson, president. The pamphlets
will also be on hand at the Co-op.
Written by Karl W. Onthank,
dean of personnel administration,
solely to aid women in their war
time job problems, the pamphlet
deals with fields of work and the
demand, typical jobs, University
(Please turn to page ten)
Photo by Bill Goldstein
A TYPICAL SCENE . . .
. . . at almost any campus living- organization this week are students
decorating the traditional Christmas tree . . . Here Barbara McC'lung,
left, Peggy Skerry, Pat MeClintock, and Joan Hemingway start in
on the Pi Phi tree.
Burning Midnight Oil Common
Prior to Next Week’s Exams
Politics will take the spotlight
early in winter term as the
freshman class organization gets
underway with the senior class
acting as sponsor of the new stu
dents and Steve Worth, vice
president of the ASUO, acting as
This is the first year freshmen
have not organized' their class
during fall term. Under the plan
being initiated this year the class
has done nothing political during
Seven freshmen have been cho
sen to act as the organization
committee for the class. John
Malcolm, Martha Hoch, and
Frank Sardorn will work on the
committee to draw up a consti
tution for the class.
Freshmen who will arrange for
a meeting of their class to be
held on either January 5, 6, or 7
are Buster Beaudoin, John Rey
nolds, and Ed Allen.
Winter Term Registration
Predicted to Drop Sharply
With only one weekend before finals, and only one date
allowed for girls this weekend, books will begin to get a real
workout as students burn the proverbial midnight oil and pre
pare for finals that are scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday, and Saturday of next week.
New Ad Head
Appointment of Elizabeth Ed
munds, junior in business admin
istration, as advertising- manager
of the Emerald for winter term,
was approved by the educational
activities board Tuesday night
following recommendation of
Betty Biggs Schrick, business
Printing schedule for the Em
erald was extended through May
7, with one special issue after
that date. Original budget for
1942-43 would have cut 18 issues
this year, but the additions bring
this year’s schedule within two
editions of last year's total.
(Please turn to pane three)
Most Ducks Plan Trip Home,
Wish They Could Fly Back
By COURTNEY SWANDER
Students going home for the Christmas vacation begin
ning the afternoon of December 12 will be faced with trans
portation problems different than have ever been seen before.
An announcement by the railroads said that after December
15 and until January 5 coach fares will be cancelled.
Here is the situation in brief:
Tuesday, December 8, has been
set as the last possible day to
withdraw from a course. A pass
ing grade is necessary in any
subject that is to be dropped.
Closing hours this weekend are
10:30 Friday night, 12:15 Satur
day night, and 10:30 Sunday
night. Each girl may have one
date during the weekend.
Registration for winter term
will be held Monday, December
28, in McArthur court. Late reg
istration fees will be charged be
ginning' Tuesday, December 29,
the day classes start for winter'
term. The late registration fee in
81 for each day of delayed regis
This will be the first time stu
dents have been on the campus
at New Years. Classes will be
held on New Year's day, but 1.
o’clock permission has been set
for New Year’s eve.
(Please him to l<age tiocl'A)
Margaret Garth, freshman in
liberal arts, has been pledged by
Delta Delta Delta, according to
releases from the office of the
dean of women.
ADPis Nab Laurels
The Alpha Delta l’i house
won the weekly Red Cross
work contest with a record
breaking total of 34 Yi hours.
Total of all hours for this week
1. There will be little automo
bile travel at that time, even less
on trips. Those who saved enough
gas to go home will be left
stranded there. Those planning to
go home “on the thumb” will
find slim pickings.
2. The bus. There will be no
special buses or trains because
of the ODT curtailment. The
buses are already running to
capacity and it seems that it
will be first come first served.
3. The train. Reports from the
railroads state that there are
around 1,600,000 men in the arm
ed forces riding the trains every
month. This will be increased by
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(Reprinted by request)
We read the papers
Sigh, and then,
Sing “Peace on earth,
Good will to mea* ' :u: :
Photo by Bill Goldstein
TWO MINT TES TO TWELVE . . .
. . . and three hopeful Kappas aw»it an anticipated visit from a stou;.
gentleman with a long while heard . . . Mary Hush, Janet Roberts,
and Ann Winkler wait, prepared, for the ideal 1912 Christmas gift—•