Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, November 06, 1943, Image 1

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    VOLUME XLV NUMBER 28
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1943
MARJORIE LAWRENCE
'Campus Serenade’ Listed for
Sunday Afternoon at Geriinger
Sunday’s “Campus Serenade” has been officially scheduled.
Having received the approval of the Student Affairs commit
^'■and all others whose word counts, Owen Bailey and his
^Hlestral orphans are ready to make with the music. The time
and place will be as previously announced: 3 p.m. Sunday at
Geriinger hall.
Features Unique Acts
The program will be imique in many respects. There will
oe a numcer or special arrange
ments played by the orchestra,
some vocalizing, and more of
EClempner's- comics,
'•Faced with the catastrophic
possibility of an all-standing au
dience (no chairs were to be fur
nished with the hall), Bailey is
sued a request for volunteers who
would assist in setting up the
necessary furniture. His call was
answered by 75 men of Co. A
Kd^o offered their services—a
seldom recorded in army
liflftory. To them should go a sa
lute of gratitude and an official
citation. Though nothing official
can be done, the salute is theirs.
Sunday’s show, though spon
sored by the army, is open to all
campus residents and the down
town people. Civilians and mili
tary personnel alike are invited.
Army-Navy Test
Coming Tuesday
The second army-navy qualify
ing test for students who desire
to continue college training while
in the service will be given on
the campus Tuesday, November
0, in 107 Villard hall. From the
scores made on these tests mem
bers of the army specialized
twining program and navy col
lege program will be selected.
> Application blanks and infor
mation on the test will be furn
ished by Virgil D. Earl, dean of
men. The test, will begin at 9
a.m.
The examination will cover
knowledge and use of words, gen
eral scientific knowledge, and
elementary mathematics. Those
taking the test will be notified
whether or not they qualified for
college training by December 20.
The student applicants must
state their preference for either
army or the navy. To be eli
gible one must be between the
ages of 17 and 21.
Basic Given
Students accepted for the army
program will be given 13 weeks
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Pre-mets Renew
Contract With UO
Pre-meteorology students at
the University were virtually as
sured of staying through the
winter unless unforseen circum
stances arise, Dr. Will V. Norris,
academic director for army stu
dents on the campus, stated Fri
day. The announcement was made
following the renegotiation of
the original contract by repre
sentatives of the army and Uni
versity officials.
No major changes were made
in the new contract which is to
run until May 20, 1944. No change
was made in the length of time
air corps men will remain at
Oregon, but Dr. Norris said plans
were made with the expectation
that they will stay at least until
expiration of the agreement.
Army officers on the campus
Friday to make the new contract
were Major Fred V, Wetzell, Ma
jor Ellsmore Rushton, Captain
Arthur E. Fatt.erson, and Lieu
tenant Stephen S. Weisman. Two
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'Books for Army’ Drive
Commences Monday
In order to supply Camp Adair
with badly needed books, both
technical and fiction, a book
drive will be held on the campus
beginning Monday and lasting
throughout the week. Mary Bush,
sophomore in liberal arts, is in
charge of the drive.
Members of Kwama will han
dle the drive in the various hous
es and a. box will be placed in
the Co-op for additional contri
butions.
Miss Bush stated that the sol
diers needed technical books,
especially mathematics ,and also
some good up-to-date books of
fiction.
The Alpha Phis have already
collected 300 books, Miss Bush
reported.
Marjorie Lawrence Concert
Opens At 8:15 Tonight in igloo
Marjorie Lawrence, famed Met
tropolitan opera singer, will ap
pear at McArthur court at S:15
tonight, in the first concert of
the 1943 scries.
Open With Handel
She will open the concert with
the Recitative and Aria of Ni
tocris, from “Belshazzar,” by
Handel. The program is divided
into six parts. Other selections
are from Brahms, Prokofieff,
Canteloube, Ravel, Joaquin Nin,
Shostakowicz, Scriabin, and in
clude “This Day Is Mine" by Har
riet Ware, and “Der Erlkonig,”
“Der Lindenbaum,” and "Unge
duld” by Schubert.
The climax will be Brunnhilde's
final scene from “Gotterdammer
ung" by Wagner, in which the
heroine mounts Grane and rides
into the burning funeral pyre.
Before her illness, Miss Lawr
ence performed this feat herself.
She will be accompanied by
Gordon Manley at the piano.
Wagner Scene Climax
Miss Lawrence, who has sung
from her wheel chair since she
was stricken with infantile paral
ysis in 1941, arrived last night
from Portland on a national tour.
While in Portland she christened
the liberty ship, Horace V. White,
at the Oregon Shipbuilding cor
poration. accompanied by a group
of youngsters from the Shrine
hospital for crippled children.
Dehut at 26
The dramatic soprano, who
made her debut with the Metro
politan opera at the age of 26 and
captivated audiences throughout
the nation, sang with the Palis
Opera for three years, toured the
United States and Canada, and
appeared in South America. She
returned to the stage, after a year
and a half of retirement, to sing
the part ef Venus in "Tannliau
ser" at the Metropolitan last
winter. At her first, debut at the
Monte Carlo in 1932, she played
Elizabeth in “Tannhauser.” In
Paris her performance of Crtrnd
in “Lohengrin" stopped the show
in the second act.
Students will be admitted to
night with their registration
cards. Admission to service men
is 50 cents. Seats for the general
public run from $1.10 to $2.20.
Judges to Pick
'Dream' Finalists
All candidates for Oregon's
Dream Girl will be judged to
day at 3 pan. in Gerlinger hall.
Short silks are to be worn. Six
finalists will be chosen and
will be voted on at Coed Capers,
to be held in Gerlinger at 7
p.m. Friday, November 10.
Today's Cigarette Total
1,800
1,000
928
500
324
0
Tri-Delts Lead
With III Packs
Delta Delta Delta forged way
ahead of the other houses on the
campus Friday with a total of
111 packages of cigarettes donat
ed for the war board-sponsored
drive. Total of 928 packs were
collected by the end of the third
day, Phyllis Horstman, chairman
announced.
The cigarettes will go to the
Red Cross hospital at Camp
Adair. The patients there do not
get cigarettes unless they are
brought in to them, according to
a letter written to Miss Horst
man by Major Carl L. Forsman,
FA, special service officer. Ap
proximately four dozen will also
be given to the Eugene USO.
House representatives should
turn in all contributions to Miss
Horstman by Saturday noon.
Alpha Phis Second
Number of packages collected
in each house is as follows: Del
ta Delta Delta, 111; Alpha Phi,
87; Laurel lodge, 65; Alpha Chi
Omega, 48; Delta Gamma, 44;
(Please turn to pace five)
Extension Dean V. V. Caldwell
Passes Away After Operation
Army-Duck Team
Focuses Sights on
Marshfield Squad
Final practice for Sunday's
game was held last night hy the
ASTU football squad. Most of
the time was spent in running
over the plays “before the usual
pre-game lecture given by Coach
Warren. He warned the team that
they would be up against a tough
Outfit Sunday—tougher than they
were themselves in the previous
game—but that with a little de
termination on their part they
could make a good showing of
themselves. It has been learned
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Writing Honorary
Seeks Scribes
Fot and tjuiii, women s nation
al writing- honorary, is sponsor
ing its annual membership con
test, Pat Farrell, president of
the group, announced.
'Submission of a short story,
poem, essay, or any other type
of creative writing in the con
test and its acceptance is the
only reqirement for membership.
A prize of $5 will be given to the
writer of the best short story or
poem.
All Women Eligible*
Any woman student at the
University is eligible to enter the
contest, The deadline for turning
in manuscripts is November 30.
All work submitted must be
original and include a sealed en
velope with the title of the work
on it and the name of the con
testant inside the envelope. No
work will be accepted that has
the name of the writer on it.
Judges Named
Judges for the contest will be
all active members and alums of
Pot and Quill. Material may be
submitted to Miss Farrell at the
Pi Phi house, put in her box at
the Emerald office, or given to
any of the active members. Those
on the campus are: Claudine
Biggs, Pat Farrell, Marjorie Ma
jor, Betty Ann Stevens, Peggy
Overland, and Helen Johnson.
jur. verne V. Caldwell, lor the
past three years clean of the ex
tension division, died Thursday;
night in a LaGrande hospital fol
lowing an operation. He was
stricken while hunting in the
Blue mountains.
Hews of the death of Dean.
Caldwell came as a shock tc-Uni
versity faculty members, many
of whom knew him well.
Several faculty members ex
pressed their sorrow, paying ti ib
nte to Dean Caldwell. Earl M.
P a 11 e 11, executive secretaiy:
' His death is a great loss to e d
ucation in Oregon.'’ Dr. H. R.
Taylor, associate dean of the
graduate division: "I knew lira
well and have had close and most
pleasant associations with him
through his work as a psycholo
gist.”
Dr. James H. Gilbert, dean of
the college of liberal arts: ‘'His
zeal and enthusiasm for his workt
fitted him admirably for the com
plex task of bringing higher < lo
cation to the mass of the people/’
Dr. Dan E. Clark, director of
Oregon'1 summer sessions: "He
was exceedingly capable and an
.efficient director of thewxtension
division, and it is going to be
most difficult to replace him. ’
Dean Caldwell was born in
Kansas and has been associated
with education in Oregon for 3<>
years. Before becoming extension
director he wa s on the faculty of
the colleges of education at Ash
land and Monmouth. Last year
he was elected president of' the
Oregon Mental Hygiene so; i<■1 y.
Surviving are his widow, a son,
and a daughter in Portland. '
Mifo Woodward Efecfed
Proxy of Amphibian
Milo Woodward, junior in lib
eral arts, has been elected presi
dent of Amphibian club, women’s
swimming honorary. Miss Wood
ward was elected after the resig
nation of Beverly Goetz was* ac
cepted.
Autumn Brought 'Em
Some people love the autumn
leaves,
But I can leave or take ’em;
The thing that really makes me
giad ■ I) «*; r^|
Is that I’m not home to rake ’em.
—W.R.L.
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