Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, February 18, 1943, Image 1

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WOMEN'S PAGE:
Coed of the Week ;
Marty B. Sighs
VOLUME XLIV
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1943
NUMBER S3
Suffragettes to Cast Heavy, Honest Ballot
Annual Award Dinner to Fete
New WAA Officers Tonight
Results of today’s WAA elections will be officially released
this evening with the opening of the annual award banquet in
Gerlinger hall, Gertrude Puziss, WAA president, said Wed
nesday. Names of the new officers will not be revealed until
Thursday evening.
Also highlighted at the annual
celebration will be a speech on
“Wartime Fitness,” px-esented by
Karl W. Onthank, dean of per
sonnel..
Awards
Opening at 6 tonight, the ban
quet will climax this year’s activi
ties, honoring women’s all-star
teams and individual and group
award winners. Included in the
program will be brief talks by
«*orts managers, summarizing
ctivities for fall and winter
terms, and for spring term of last
year.
Receiving awards will be Ger
trude Kay, tennis — all campus
singles; Virginia Wells, inter
house singles; Babs Du Puy and
Claire Renn, inter-house doubles.
Group winners are: softball, Oxi
des; basketball, last year, Orides;
basketball this year, Sigma Kap
pa; volleyball, Highland house.
Top Seniors
Senior awards will go to Mai’y
Alderson, Mary Anderson, Mari
anne Blenkenship, Beverly Goetz,
Dorott^ Gustafson, Gertrude Kay,
Nancy Lewis, Margaret Shipler,
Mildred Thomas, and Gertrude Pu
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Hollywood Scout
Seeks UO Talent
Any student with aspirations
toward screen acting will have
opportunity to personally contact
a Hollywood talent scout this
morning, when S. J. Baiano, rep
resentative of Warner Brothers
studios, will be on the University
campus. Now making his annual
northwest tour of colleges and
little theater groups, Mr. Baiano
will be avilable for interviews or
tryouts from 10 to 11:30 a.m. to
day in the Guild theater of John
son hall.
From 9 to 10 a.m. Mr. Baiano
will address the class in introduc
tion to the Theater Arts, taught
by Horace W. Robinson, assist
ant professor of speech and dra
matic arts, speaking on the gen
eral subject of motion pictures.
Mr. Robinson invited all inter
ested persons to attend the class
meeting, which will take place in
the Guild theater.
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Gibbs Talk
The story of Willard Gibbs, “one
of the foremost scientists of ail
time,” will be presented Thurs
day evening by Dr. Pierre Van
Rysselberghe, associate professor
of chemistry, in a lecture on
“Gibbs, America's Greatest Scien
tist.” The fourth of the winter
term series, this lecture will be
held at 7:30 p.m. in the faculty
room of Friendly hall. All talks
are sponsored by the University
lecture committee.
A native of Bergium, Dr. Van
Rysselberghe came to the Unitetd
States 16 years ago, after com
pleting five years at the engin
eering school, University of Brus
sels. In the United States, he
attended Stanford university,
where he obtained his Ph.D. de
gree, afterwards serving as a
Set
More Photos Set Today
Oregana group pictures will
be taken today of the follow
ing:
12:40 — Westminster house
council fin front of Westmin
ster house).
4:00 — Dads’ Day committee
(Chapman).
4:15—Oge Young and his ath
letic card sales chairmen (Chap
man).
4:30—WAA cabinet (Chap
man).
4:45—Senior Six (Chapman).
Nation Sign-up
To Open Sunday
Registration for war ration
book two will begin at the vari
ous Eugene public schools Sun
day, February 25, and will con
tinue throughout the week. It is
necessary that all managers of
campus living organizations turn
in to their respective ration boards
the number one war ration boo'^s
of all members in their organiza
tions before the new books can
be issued.
When the old books are turned
in they must be accompanied by
a complete inventory list of all
rationed canned goods on hand.
This does not include milk, meat,
^ fish or cans of less than eight
ounces.
Special attention, however,
must be given those number one
books that have been registered
at boards other than those in Eu
gene. These must be turned in
to the Eugene board before Sun
day for proper re-registration or
no new books can be issued to
holders.
Closed Weekends Loom
As Term Nears End
The dean of women’s office
announced that closed weekends
will go into effect February 26
^27, with two dates allowed.
^Through the weekend of March
5-6, one date will be permitted.
For both Fridays 10:30 permis
sion has been granted and lights
will blink at 12:15 the two Sat
urday nights.
Living Organizations
Elect Next Year's Heads
Following the wild frosh elections with their individual
brands of politics, houses already have begun election of offi
cers, with more balloting slated for next week. The new offi
cials include: •
Chi Omega: president, Dorothy Routt; vice-president, Jo
sephine Ward; treasurer, Kathryn Dunn; secretary, Audra
Blankenshin.
Tin Standard
Climbs Anew
Tin cans will be piled high on
the porches of living organiza
tions Friday afternoon, Marge
Curtis and Art Damschen, co
chairmen of the salvage commit
tee stated Wednesday.
Because of uncertain weather,
the cans should be placed on the
front porches. Cans must be flat
tened and the labels removed.
They should be placed in a cov
ered box, and the name of the
living organization should be
plainly written on the outside. .
Cans which do not meet the
above specifications will not be
picked up.
Results of the drive will be
published in The Emerald.
Panacea
Dear Mr. Hitler,
In Russia they freeze ya.
Oh, Lord, let us pray
For some snow in Tunisia.
—J. W. S.
Alpha Chi Omega: president,
Anna Voderberg; vice-president,
Marge Curtis; treasurer, Frances
Anderson; secretary, Helen John
son; corresponding secretary,
Margaret Rayburn.
Highland: president, Lucille
Yungen; vice-president, Dorothy
Jean Carter; secretary, Alyce Pe
pion; treasurer, Velita Estey.
Kappa Alpha Theta: president,
Sue Sawyer; vice-president, Bet
ty Stockwell; treasurer, Virginia
Campbell; editor, Sue St. Pierre;
secretary, Elaine McFarland; cor
responding secretary, Sally Spen
cer.
Kappa Kappa Gamma: presi
dent, Dorothy Clear; vice-presi
dent, Mary Bentley; secretary,
Phyllis Collier; treasurer, Alys
one Hales.
Pi Beta Phi: president, Nancy
Ames; vice-president, Peggy
Wright; secretary, Elisabeth
Schaefer; treasurer, Genevieve
Coykendall; corresponding secre
tary, Pat Farrell.
Gamma Phi Beta: president,
Mary Wright; vice-president,
Shirley Huntington; secretary,
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Coeds to Storm PollsToday
In YW, AWS, WAA Voting
By JUNE TAYLOR
All campus eyes today are focused on the AWS, WAA, ami
YWCA elections in Gerlinger hall at 11 a.m., for the new offi
cers of 1943 to 1944 will accept gavels weighted down with the
added burden of responsibility shifted from the shoulders of
Oregon's war-bound men.
Fashions, Dance
Added to Odeon
By TED GOODWIN
Odeon, pronounced Odayon
like Tondeleyo, branched out
again last night to take in even
more territory in its lavish dis
play of creative art Monday
night, February 22.
The committee planning the
program of prose, poetry, sculp
ture, canvas, music, and drama,
all original student effort, named
also styles and fashions and an
original dance episode by the
master dance group.
Designers
Home economics experts have
selected the following persons as
designers of the most original
fashions to burst forth from “lit
tle Paris” in the top floor of
Chapman:
In these fields of apparel the
outstanding are: Mary Evelyn
Campbell and Genevieve Graves,
pajamas; Sue Sawyer, Mary
Pearson, and Edith Moxley,
skirts; Eathel Sutton Barger,
coats; and Lois Clause, Ruth
Grettie, Nancy Riesch, and Mary
Jane Terry, dresses.
Mrs. Mary Huser is Odeon fac
ulty member in charge of the
fashion show. Music for the fash
ion show will be provided by
Phyllis Taylor, pianist, Irene
Clark, cellist, and John Cole, vio
linist.
The master dancers will per
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Precautions to safeguard • the
legality of the proceedings will
be taken by members of Phi The
ta., junior women’s service hon
orary; and Kwama, sophomore
honorary. After the voting, they
will collect ballots at the door,
checking and identifying each
voter by the pigger’s guide be
fore accepting the ballot.
No one will be allowed to leave
the hall and then re-enter during
the voting.
Names of candidates for office
have been kept secret and will
remain so until 11 a.m., when the
nominations begin. No one, not.
even the office-seekers, will know
who has been nominated to nm
against them until the actual elec
tions. Impromptu nominations
from the floor, however, will be
accepted.
Departing officers. Marge Dib
ble, AfVS proxy, and Abbie Jane
White, YWCA head, will relin
quish their posts today immediate
ly after the votes are counted fol
lowing the assembly. Goldie Pu
ziss, WAA leader, however, will
go out of office Thursday even
ing, when new WAA officers are
announced at the annual banquet
in Gerlinger.
Mrs. Betty Herring, WAAC re
cruiting offices, who will be on the
campus through Thursday, \vi I
also speak at the election assem
bly.
Greek Men Gain Three
New pledges announced thin
week by the dean of men’s office
include Elmer Bashaw, Phi Kap
pa Psi; Wendell L. Reeder, Theta
Chi; and Richard Woods, Sigma
Alpha Epsilon.
World-Famed Traveler
To Talk Here Next Week
AWS Gives Odeon $25
To Aid Monday's Show
Odeon, youthful brainchild of
a group of writers, poets, play
wrights, and interested faculty
members, feli heir yesterday to
a $25 gift from the Associated
Women students.
The donation was passed by
the AWS council and designed to
show women students' interest
in fostering creative arts. The
gift will help defrap the expenses
of the creative arts show Mon
day night, February 22.
Marge Dibble, AWS president,
announced the donation as one of
her last official acts in her pres
ent office. Odeon will feature dis
plays and exhibits in all the fields
of liberal arts in the University.
Dr. E. Stanley Jones, probably
the best-known missionary evan
gelist in the world today, will be
the speaker in a student assem
bly February 25 in the last all
campus assembly of this term in
McArthur court. He will be in
Eugene for three days on a Chris
tian Mission program sponsored
by the Oregon Council of Church
es and the Eugene Ministerial
association.
Dr. Jones began his work as a
missionary in 1907 when tho
Methodist Episcopal church com
missioned' him pastor of the Eng
lish church in the city of Luck
now, India. For ten years he
served in various capacities in
the missionary work there.
While pastor at the church in
Lucknow he met a teacher in
Isabella Thoburn college in that
city, who later became his wife.
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