Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, January 19, 1943, Image 1

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(Courtesy of the Register-Guard)
. killed in defense of his country over western Europe January id,”
Major Tom Taylor Dies
In Action Over Europe
Major Thomas H. Taylor has been killed in action in de
fense of his country over Western Europe. So stated the war
department’s message informing his parents and wife of his
death January 13. At the time of his death he was in com
mand of a bombardment squadron of Flying Fortresses.
Military Miss
Soon to Rule
j^The army has its WAACs, the
navy has its WAVES, and Scab
bard and Blade has its Lictle
The as-yet-unknown Little Col
onel will have her big moment
when she reigns supreme at the
Military Ball, January 30.
Five Finalists
Five finalists will be chosen by
Company L and Scabbard and
Blade, military honorary. Theise
will not be announced until the
names appear on the ballot the
night of the dance.
The highlight of the evening
will be the decoration of the Lit
tle Colonel by Captain Pat Cloud
and the runners up, of whom two
will be majors and two captains.
These will be elected by the pop
ular vote of the dance goers.
4K Tickets Now on Sale
^Tickets are now on sale accord
ing to Bob McKinney, ticket
chairman. They can be secured
from any senior advanced ROTC
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News Notes
When we were young we used to
To greet the paper boy
For a reading of the comics
Brought us all some daily joy.
For the latest year or so
We've brought the paper in
A’rush to read of war and such
And who was going to win.
But nowadays we greet the boy
With raucous shout and din
To read the latest details of
The case of Errol Flynn.
Eugene Boys
Major Taylor was the son of
Dr. and Mrs. Howard R. Taylor
of Eugene. Dr. Taylor has been
head of the department of psy
chology for many years and is
also dean of the graduate school.
In an AP dispatch received
Monday, the story of Major Tay
lor’s death was ^.old. As pilot of
the fortress, “Dry Martini,” he
had just participated in one of
the war's heaviest raids over
Europe. On the return trip he
was killed in an engagement with
Nazi fighters. The co-pilot, who
sustained wounds during the
same attack, took over the con
trols and brought the bullet-rid
dled plane back to its base.
Tom Taylor was born in Port
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Feast Royally
Dressed in the traditional cap
and gown, members of Mortar
Board Tuesday noon delivered in
vitations to the Smarty Party to
freshman girls who made a 3
point or higher last term.
Seventy-five smarties will at
tend and will be royally enter
tained, according to Corrine Nel
The dessert will be held at 6:30
this evening in Gerlinger hall.
Mary Louise Vincent is the
chairman of the event and has
planned a surprise program for
the guests.
Patrons and patronesses are
Mrs. Donald M. Erb, Mrs. Astrid
Williams, Mr. Hoyt Franchere,
Mrs. Hazel Schwering, Miss Lou
ise Clark, Mrs. Alice Macduff,
Miss Janet Smith, Miss Fannie
McCamant, and Dr. F. M. Hunter.
Campus Triples County Quota
Dads’ Day Posts
Named by Politz
Committee heads for key po
sitions on the Dads’ Day pro
gram were announced Monday by
Promotion Chairman Charles Po
litz, who said he expects these
people to contribute much toward
making the Dads’ celebration a
Registration will be handled by
Sally Spies and Peggy Wright.
Joan Nichols, Betty Ann Keup,
and Jean Frideger will work with
Mrs. Genevieve Turnipseed, dor
mitory director, in planning the
Dads’ luncheon set for Saturday,
February 13. A novel idea which
is still strictly a secret will be
featured at the luncheon.
Lunch Program
Pete Howard will make ar
rangements for the luncheon pro
gram. Speaker for the noon date
will be announced later.
Buster Beaudoin is in charge
of organization for the annual
Dads’ meeting, and transporta
tion will be arranged for by Joyce
Clark and Martha Jane Switzer.
Transportation problems involve
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SAM Collects 720 Hangers;
Girls Led by Alpha Phi, DG’s
Tripling the Lane county quota, the war board’s hanger
drive has proved a terrific success, Betty Bevil, chairman, stat
ed Monday. Over 6000 hangers were turned into the drive.
Alpha Phi, with 477 hangers, and Sigma Alpha Mu, with
720 hangers, headed the living organizations in the drive, fol
lowed by Delta Gamma, with 400 and Sigma Alpha Epsilon,
with 210.
Flood s Fury
Dazes Ducks .
Oregon ducks and drakes
donned raincoats, hats and boots;
doffed jackets, headgear, and
even sweaters; then dressed up
in their wintery raiment as the
Eugene weather varied to suit
Californians, Portlanders, out-of
staters, and the occasional na
First, living groups’ radiators
were draped with drying hand
kerchiefs and scarfs, jackets and
raincoats, brogues and boots,
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Another Reserve Group
Opened to UO Students
Men interested in the meteorology units of the army air
force will be interviewed by Dr. Frank Webb in the basement
of Fenton hall today. Dr. Webb will interview all men, those
who have not as yet sent in preliminary enlistment papers as
well as those who have completed them.
All men who have sent their papers to the University of
Chicago must see him because he has additional forms which
Lney must, complete.
Dr. Webb will meet men in
groups. Each meeting will start
on the hour. During the meeting
he will explain the requirements
and interview each man person
An additional basic group has
been opened to enlistment. The
new group requires two years of
high school mathematics and one
year of science for enlistment.
The math must include algebra
and plane geometry.
All men who have sent their
papers in to the University of
Chicago must see I)r. Webb in
the basement of Fenton hall
Dr. Webb has additional pa
pers for them to complete be
fore their enlistment can be
The pre-meteorology group is
for men from 18 to 30. Men who
apply for enlistment must satisfy
all the requirements for the previ
ous group and also have one year
of college math and have com
pleted one year of college. The re
quired math includes college al
gebra, trigonometry, and analyti
cal gometry. Under the Univer
sity curricula, Math 103 or 200 are
necessary to qualify under the
analytical geometry group.
The advanced meteorology re
quirements include all of the
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These hangers will be taken to
Camp Adair today, where they
will be put at the disposal of the
Following- are the houses and
(he number of hangers turned in:
Alpha Chi Omega, 160; Alpha
Delta Pi, 125; Alpha Gamma Del
ta, 275; Alpha Omicron Pi, 138;
Alpha Phi, 477; Alpha Xi Delta,
0; Chi Omega, 225; Delta Delta
Delta, 130; Delta Gamma, 400;
Gamma. Phi Beta, 65; Hendricks
hall, 100; Highland house, 17; llil
yard house, 70; Kappa Alpha The
ta, 50: Kappa Kappa Gamma, 52;
Pi Beta Phi, S3; Sigma Kappa,
230; Susan Campbell, 110; Uni
versity house, 28; Zeta Tau Al
pha, 25.
Alpha Hall, 132; Alpha Tau Om
ega, 40; Beta Theta Pi, 40; Camp
bell club, 100; Chi Psi, 30; Delta
Tau Delta, 26; Delta Upsilon, 55,
Gamma hall, 0; Kappa Sigma, 0;
Kirkwood Co-op, 0; Omega hall,
51; Plii Delta Theta, 0; Canard
club, SO; Phi Gamma Delta, 0; Phi
Kappa Psi, 65; Phi Sigma Kappa,
0; Pi Kappa Alpha, 0; Sherry Ross
hall, 100; Sigma Alpha Epsilon,
210; Sigma Alpha Mu, 720; Sigma
Chi, 120; Sigma Nu, 0; Sigma Phi
Epsilon, 75; Theta Chi, 90.
Eugene high topped University
high by 4-1, taking into consider
ation the enrollment of the two
Houses Asked to Support
Service Scholarship Drive
Living organizations are being called on by the service
scholarship committee of the war board to help in the drive to
obtain more funds, which will be converted into war bonds, Oge
Young, chairman, stated Monday.
Yvonne Torgler, junior in architecture and allied arts, will
head the committee. Members of her committee are Gerd Han
Browsing Room
Extends Hours
In order to encourage outside
reading and to give students ad
ditional time in the browsing room
of the library, members of Phi
Theta Upsilon, junior women’s
honorary, and Mortar Board, sen
ior women's honorary, arc donat
ing time to keep the room open
longer hours.
Changing the schedule which
provided for opening the room
from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. on wean
days, members of Phi Theta Up
silon will also keep the room open
for an additional period on Tues
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sen, in charge of sororities; Alva
Granquist, women’s dorms and
co-ops; Leslie Brockelbank, fra
ternities; and Edith Newton, in
charge of men's co-ops and
This committee will contact all
living organizations on the cam
pus to determine how much each
organization will give to the
scholarship fund. This money
will be converted into bonds.
Young has asked that the money
be in form of checks so that legal
red tape can be dispensed with.
Cooperation Asked
Young stated that the success
of the drive depends on the liv
ing organizations, as the bulk of
the fund is expected to come from
The money will be turned into
the committee heads and they
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