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VOLUME XLV NUMBER 21
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1943
Oregon students will again be
able to mail packages at the
Co-op, Polly Gordon, Co-op board
manager, announced last night.
The station, scheduled to open
Monday, will handle the weigh
ing, stamping, and mailing of
laundry and other packages for
a service charge of five cents on
packages up to five pounds.
XS additional cent will be
charged for each extra pound.
Hours will be from 3 to 5 on week
days and from 10 to 12 on Satur
day mornings at the former lo
cation on the Co-op balcony.
Edith Newton, Marjorie Young,
and Anne Craven, juniors in jour
nalism, will manage the service
this year. The service was hand
led by Russ Hudson and Kim Mc
Kim last year after the Claypool
Van Atta druggists removed
their contract station.
This was decided at the first
meeting of the year for the board
whose present members are Reed
Gurney, Jack Pennington, Mr.
liil^Lain, Professor Hollis, and
Dean Gilbert. The two absentees,
Og Young and Jim Thayer, are
expected to arrive with the
R.OTC unit, so their positions
are being held for them.
Byrne Takes Trip
To Eastern Oregon
Dr. Charles D. Byrne, secre
tary of the state board of higher
education, left early this week
for eastern Oregon.
Byrne is making a comparison
of the health services in western
colleges and universities to those
of* Oregon State college and the
University of Oregon. He is also
carrying on a study of the gym
suit service in the physical edu
Sarah Webb’s Address Telis
WSSF Need For Funds
“It is-hard for many of the students of America to realize
that there are people actually dependent upon them for an edu
cation,” Sarah Webb, national representative of the World
Student Service fund, told the second all-campus assembly of
the year, held yesterday. "The only means by which intellectua.l
relief can be given them is through the WSSF,” she added.
The assembly, marked the official opening of the World
Art League Holds
Gl Open House
The allied art league is again
inviting all soldier students in
terested in art to -take advan
tage of the school's facilities on
Saturday and Sunday, Edith On
thank, head of the league, an
nounced. The art building will
be open Saturday from 12 to 11
p.m. and Sunday from 2 p.m. to
11 p.m. Professors and students
will be available to give aid and
criticism. There will be supplies
for drawing, painting and water
coloring, and a group of three or
more may arrange for work in
ceramics or sculpture. Locker
space is offered and the store
room will be open after 2 o'clock
on Sunday afternoon.
The league has already sched
uled two successful meetings of
soldiers who are anxious to con
tinue their art work while in the
army, and it is hoped that an
even larger number of uniformed
artists will atteend the meeting
this weekend; Miss Onthank said.
Traveling Student Speech Group
fbheduled for Organization
Organization of a student speakers’ bureau, designed for
those students who wish to speak on their favorite topics be
fore audiences in western Oregon, has been planned this year
by^the University speech and dramatic arts division. The or
ganization will be completed as soon as there are enough stu
dents to carry out the program, Professor W. A. Dahlberg, di
rector of the bureau, said Wednesday.
"Many students come to the
campus each year with a wealth
of information and experience in
special fields, such as art, music,
business, sports, and are highly
interested and anxious to speak
on these subjects.
“To give these students an op
portunity to speak and be heard
in their fields of special interest
and to give audiences a chance
to profit by such a program is
tha reason for the speakers’ bu
“The subjects will be as varied
and as many as the speakers who
sign up for the activity,” he add
When a request for a particu
lar speaker's program is re
ceived, the student in question is
provided with transportation, by
bus or train, meals, and a hotel
Anyone who is interested is
asked to contact Mr. Dahlberg in
room 107 Friendly where arrange
ments will be made to schedule
Programs such as this have
been in operation at many uni
versities and colleges throughout
the United States, Mr. Dahlberg
said, and have done much to
stimulate both student and pub
lic interest in effective speaking.
It’s up to the printers now. All
information for the Piggers’
Guide has been compiled, and the
editing work has been completed.
Copy and layouts are now at the
University press and the printers
are working to get the publishing
The date of distribution has
not yet been announced, but will
be in the near future.
The student directory, pub
lished annually, contains the
name of every student, his ad
dress, year, major, home address,
and telephone number. All liv
ing organizations, offices, and
faculty names and addresses are
The special section for this
year will be for the soldiers and
will list all army personnel, per
tinent information regarding
them, and will attempt to ex
plain Oregon traditions to the
khaki-clad portion of the student
body. A brief picture of the cam
pus will also be included.
OkUUClU. OC1 > 1LU1U UilVC lit. A ^
on the campus. Nancy Ames,
ASUO president, introduced the
Miss Webb, who is an active
worker in national religious and
philosophic movements, described
the deplorable conditions of edu
cation in China today. “Only one
out of every thousand manages
to gain an adequate education
and the only places where the
Chinese student is able to read
and study are the foreign cen
ters in the different cities,'' she
stated. These are founded and
maintained by student donations
which are needed now more than
She also mentioned that the
Greek students, the majority of
whom suffer from tuberculosis,
are able to survive only through
the funds cabled them by the
She quoted a prisoner war com
mander who wrote to her as fol
lows: “We can feed our men and
we can clothe them, but we can
not keep them from going in
sane,” and the intellectual relief
which the WSSF provides is for
Better known as “dime-digging
dinners,” the weekly war stamp
drive in civilian living organiza
tions has resulted in a novel type
dinner entertainment and defin
ite aid to the United States treas
ury, reports from various houses
The idea is that each member
of living organizations partici
pating in the plan contribute ten
cents for a war stamp before be
ing admitted to dinner one night
“In this way more war stamps
are bought, and they are bought
regularly,” says Beverly Padg
ham, chairman of the drive.
Prizes awarded at dinners were
won by Bette Davis of Alpha Del
ta Pi, Esther Paronen at High
land house, and Joan Dolph at
the Chi Omega house. Delta Del
ta Delta house has had two
drives, with Barbara Taylor and
Signe Eklund winning the prizes.
Peggy Klepper received the prize
at the Kappa Kappa Gamma
house and Tinki Paladini at Al
pha Chi Omega.
Save Yellow Tickets,
Co-op Refunds Money
Army students were remind
ed yesterday to save their Co-op
receipts as they will receive the
usual refund at the end of the
year, Polly Gordon, Co-op
board chairman, stressed.
The refund is usually given
in May and amounts to approx
imately 5 per cent.
Final plans have been made for
the selection of Oregon's Dream
Girl. Gerd Hansen, chairman of
Coed Capers, said Wednesday. A
committee composed of three As
sociated Women Student council
members, one soldier student, a
civilian man, and Miss Hansen
will select six finalists from »tlie
field of freshman girl candidates.
Pictures of the finalists will
be placed at the entrance of Ger
linger hall, site of Capers, on the
night of the frolic. Under each
picture will be a box, in which the
audience will drop their tickets
as votes for the candidate they
think would be the best pin-up
girl. Each ticket entitles the
holder to one vote.
Miss Hansen also announced
the appointment of Barbara Mc
Clung, Sue Sawyer, and Marty
Beard as authors of the activi
Still on Fire
By BOREN SHANK
The football game for Satur
day is still in the fire although
the game previously scheduled
for this Saturday with Camp
White is not certain. Because of
Joe Louis' appearance there Sat
urday the officials are not cer
tain if the squad will be able to
appear here for the game. The
final decision is expected some
Lt. Davis hopes, if the Camp
White team is unable to be here,
to have a game with some other
squad. Final information will ap
pear in tomorrow's Emerald. This
will be the third game for the
ASTTJ squad and promises to be
and exciting game. The first was
dropped to the "Navy Boys," 26
to 6. The second game was a lit
tle different with the ASUJ’s
ahead, 33 to 12.
William Sands left the hospital
yesterday but will be unable to
play in Saturday’s contest. "Big"
Chuck Norris is still confined to
the hospital but hopes to be out
in time for the next game. Bob
Pinnick is still out with a bad
ankle and it is doubtful if he will
be able to play this Saturday.
ISA Senate Holds
Meeting at 4 p.m.
Members of the ISA Senate
will meet today at 4 p.m. in the
men’s lounge of Gerlinger hall to
nominate candidates for presi
dent of the Senate and freshman
class representative on the exec
utive cabinet, Doris Jones, ISA
president, announced Wednesday.
Nomination by petition may be
made until Saturday noon. Peti
tions should be given to any
member of the executive cabinet,
Miss Jones said.
Elections will be held Tuesday,
November 2, in the men's lounge.
All independent students are eli
gible to vote.
The office of the president of
tho Senate is open due to the res
ignation of Charles Politz.
Collection of tin cans for the
bi-weekly scrap drives will begin
Friday afteernoon, according to
Marge Curtis and Bibbits Strong,
co-chairman of the salvage com
mittee of the campus war board.
Beginning at 2 p.m. Friday tin
cans from all living organisa
tions will be picked up by a Uni
versity truck. Preparation of cans
should include washing, flatten
ing, and removing labels. They
should be placed in substantial
boxes on the front porches of the
living organizations by 1 o'clock,
Miss Curtis said.
The results of the drive will be
published in the Emerald after
collections. Al! scrap received
will be held on the campus at
present. Plans are being made ta
enlist the aid of Eugene school
children in gathering as much
scrap as possible. The total
amount will be sent to Portland
later. Miss Curtis said.
The metal which is salvaged
from these tin cans will be used
in processing foods, building
tanks, airplanes, guns, munitions,
and ships, Miss Curtis added.
At Student Meet
Dr. Walter M. VanKirk. direc
tor of the Christian Mission of
tVorld Order, will speak on "How
to assure a just an durable
peace'’ at an assembly given iu
the music building, Monday, No
vember 1, at 4 p.m., according
to an announcement by Karl W.
Onthank, dean of personnel.
Dr. Van Kirk is secretary of
the Department of International
Justice and Goodwill of the Fe d
eral Council of Churches in
America. He conducts a radio
program over the national hook
up of NBC called "Religion in
The Christian Mission of World
Order is sponsoring his lour,
along with two other important
leaders in the religious field. The
afternoon assembly on the cam
pus has been arranged especially
for students and faculty members
at the University.
Lombardy Lodge Tea
Set For Housemothers
Starting off the social yeai*,:
Lombardy lodge will honor new
housemothers to the campus,
house presidents, Dean Schwer
ing. Mrs. Alice Macduff, and Mrs.
Turnipseed. director of dormitor
ies, at a formal reception this
evening from 8 to 10.
Guests of honor will be Mrs.
Nancy Tandy, ' Lombardy lodge,
Mi s. Day. Laurel lodge, and Mrs.
Hagedorn, Casa Blanca lodge. AH
girls from these three houses and
all housemothers and house pres
idents. both independent and
Greek, are invited.
Girls at Lombardy will receive
and serve in formals, and the'
guests of honor will wear formals.
Short silks will be in order for
all other guests.
Saturday no formal dance, ‘
No G1 suits, no fancy whirls;’
For each soldier now cannot
With him his share—five girls.