Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, May 01, 1943, Image 1

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    Congas and Rhumbas
Latin American Way
—See Column 1
Batcher Located Aftei*
Thrilling Hunt by Meds
—See Page 3
Prom dongas into ^Weekend Spotlight
Photo by Ted Bush
ROYAl> COURT . . .
. . . in their royal costumes—Princesses Frances Johnston, Sue Sawyer, Mary Wright, and Kay Jenk
ins, standing, and Queen Mary Bentley, seated.
Igloo Goes South American;
FlowersOut; Late Per Given
The throbbing, rocking rhythm of the conga, and the weird,
haunting atmosphere of the jungle are all wrapped up together
in a bright “South American Way” package to be delivered
to campus dancers this evening at McArthur court’s ballroom
Prom in the last big dance for the duration — the class of
’43’s Junior Prom.
Dancing begins in the big
domed pavilion at 9 o'clock and
lasts till midnight. One o’clock
permission has been granted for
the dance, Bill Farrell, general
fJiairman for the Prom revealed
McArthur court has undergone
almost a complete transforma
tion. The bandstand has assumed
the appearance of an ancient In
dian temple of the sun with a
huge staircase leading to the top
of the temple.
Multicolored spotlights play on
the temple, fashioning an inter
esting effect. The light in hues
of the color spectrum are prom
inent in the foreground, gradual
ly blending back into deeper
shades until darkness closes al
A huge 40-foot black backdrop
laoms in the background with a
Sparkling white map of South
America standing cut in marked
Colorful flags from the 21 Lat
in American republics decorate
the walls, while completing the
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Science Meet
Set for Today
Eleven delegates from the Uni
versity of Oregon will read pa
pers at the ninth annual session
of the Oregon Student Science
conference, to be held on the
University campus, today.
Prizes are being offered for
the best papers by graduates and
by undergraduates in each of the
divisions — biology, chemistry,
geology, mathematics, and phy
sics. Two of the awards are be
ing made by the American Chem
ical society and the American
Association of Physics Teachers.
Talks Scheduled
Especially interesting talks,
Arrnin H. Gropp, president of the
conference, said, will be Cather
ine Young's “Minnesota Clerical
Tests’’ and Dr. Warren D. Smith’s
“Life in the Tropics,” both in the
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Two Win
Sing Cups
First places in the third an
nual all-campus sing- contest went
Friday night to the Alpha Gam
ma Delta chorus led by Jane
Partipilo singing “The Night Will
Never Stay,’’ and to tlie com
bined chorus of Campbell club
and Kirkwood co-op led by Lee
Ghormley singing “Drink to Me
Only With Thine Eyes.”
Alpha Delta Pi singing “In the
Still of the Night,” led by Bar
bara Bentley and Delta Upsilon
singing “Sweet and Low” led by
Ray Leonard took honorable
mention. The two organizations
placing first will sing at the
prom tonight. Each of the win
ners received a silver loving cup.
The judges were Dean Melvin
H. Geist, Willamette university
school of music; Miss Evelyn
Gibson, head cf the Linfield col
lege voice department; and Em
ery Hobson, dean of the Pacific
university school of music.
While the judges were out, the
audience, sparked /by choruses
grouped below, sang the army,
navy, marine, and air corps
songs. W’ith spontaneous enthu
siasm the well filled McArthur
c»urt swelled to the melodies of
college and folk songs, climaxed
by the rendition of a harmonious
breakfast food ad.
The Sigma Nus drew a round of
laughter and applause by sing
ing the bald statement that they
were sorry they had no song.
Men to Arrive May 10-17
For Meteorology Program
Soldiers will arrive on the campus between May 10 and 17
to start a 12 month basic pre-meteorology training course to
be given here, it was announced this week by Dr. Will V.
Norris, acting head of the physics department, and member
of the central faculty committee responsible for the organi
zation of the program.
Crowns, Roses
Highlight Sing
Mortar Board, senior women’s
honorary and goal of every ac
tivity-minded girl on the cam
pus, Friday night tapped 10 out
standing junior women and Miss
Mabel Wood, head of the home
economics department, at the all
campus sing.
Queen Mary Bentley and her
four princesses, Kay Jenkins,
Were installed in the coronation
ceremony of the fifty-third an
nual Junior Weekend. Prime Min
ister Bob Koch read the proclam
ation and Class President Roger
Dick crowned Queen Mary. The
songs in the contest were given
before the throne in the form of
a serenade to the queen and the
audience later joined in with
Women receiving the red rose
of Mortar Board were: Nancy
Ames, ASTJO president; Marilyn
Campbell, AWS president ;
Marge Curtis, Phi Theta presi
dent; Sue Sawyer, house presi
dent, Kappa Alpha Theta and
active in Phi Theta; Beverly
Padgham, YWCA president;
Helen Johnson, Oregana editor;
Marjory Major, Emerald editor;
Helen Holden, president of Hen
dricks hall and member of ASUO
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Seventh Li be Day
Opens on Campus
Featuring special book exhib
its, the seventh annual library
day will be held on the campus
today to celebrate the anniver
sary of the new library which
was occupied on May 3, 1937.
Recent gifts to be exhibited
will include Ethel Sawyer's gift
of 558 volumes and books pur
chased with the $1,012.50 which
she donated for this purpose.
Books on dance and drama pur
chased with $50 donated to this
fund by Phi Beta, music and
drama honorary, will also be ex
Books purchased from a $74.85
gift by the interfraternity coun
cil for the house library collec
tion and those purchased by Mu
Phi Epsilon, music honorary, on
music for the browsing room will
also be shown,
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Arne flights of 25 men each,
will arrive for the Class C pro
gram . May 17 has been set as
the tentative starting' date cf
the specialized program.
Second Ijoutenants
The program to be given here
entails a year's training. When
the soldiers leave they will be
sent to an "A” school for six
months’ additional instruction.
When they graduate from that
they will bo full-fledged meteor
ologists, each with a rank equiva
lent to a second lieutenant in the
army air corps.
Army instructors will teach
military and physical education
to the soldiers while faculty mem
bers will teach other subjects.
Courses to be taught to the me
teorology men include general
physics, vectorial mechanics, five
mathematics courses ranging
from algebra to calculus, geog
raphy, history, speech and Eng
lish composition.
Weekends Off
Classes for the soldiers will bo
oO minutes in length, with 10
minutes between classes, and in
struction and study will be from
S a.m. to 6 p.m. on week days,
and from 8 a.m. to 12 noon on.
Saturday. The meteorology stu
dents will have Saturday after
noon and Sunday off each week
and seven days’ furlough every
12 weeks. Each week night the.
soldiers will study, and the up
per division reading room and
newspaper reading room in the li
brary will be used exclusively by
meteorology students.
The soldiers will be barred
from •taking part in college ath
letics, but they have permission
to participate in University "So
cial activities during their free
The men will be housed and
fed in University dormitories.
Mrs. Genevieve Tumipseed, di
rector of dormitories, is in
charge of housing. It has not
been announced in which dorm
the men will live.
Spinach Hoers Head
For Farm at 8
Weather permitting, students
Mho want to earn 60 cents an
hour hoeing spinach are ashed
to report to the employment
office this morning at 8 o’clock.
They are to bring a runch, and
old dothesand gloves.
The employment office is lo
cated at 11th and Willamette,
next door to the city library.