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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 18, 1944)
VOLUME XLV NUMEBR 56
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 1944
Pin-up Girl, Heroes,
Comedian on Tap
At Saturday Sale
National Pin-Up Girl Ramsay Ames, along with Edgar
Kennedy, popular comedian, and five war heroes will be on
the campus Saturday, boosting the sale of bonds by a specially
arranged program in McArthur court.
The Hollywood Bond battalion, consisting of Ramsay
Ames, Edgar Kennedy, Captain John S. Young, US army, Ser
geant Lloyd B. Seeney, IS army,
boatswain mate 1st class J. 1’.
Nixon, US navy, Sergeant Edward
J. Burma!), US marine corps and
seaman first class J. J. Roybol,
US navy will parade from the Eu
gene hotel to McArthur court.
Admission will be by a $25 war
'■^fcfnd, servicemen admitted free.
The five war heroes who were
wounded in action will tell of their
experiences in battle.
Miss Ames recently played in
an Olson and Johnson production
called “Crazy House” and Edgar
Kennedy is known as the bald
headed comedian who usually
plays the part of a henpecked hus
Tickets may be secured at any
issuing agency for war bonds.
Houses which have purchased war
bonds for their candidate for
“Bonds Away Girl” will receive
a number of tickets corresponding
to the amount of bonds bought.
Gl’s Hand Lacing
To Service Fives
The stock of the ASTU 3920
cage squad shot high this week
end as the Brainbusters defeated
the highly touted Camp Adair
Trailblazers 30 to 17 and romped
over the Florence Coast Guard
Station 68 to 38. The Army-Duck
quintet stopped the Camp Adair
offense with their zone defense
and out-ran and outplayed the
Ic^fest guard team.
Saturday night the Army-Web
foot five established themselves
among the top teams on the coast
by whipping the tough Trailblaz
er five. The Trailblazers held the
top-ranking Albina-Hellships to
within one point of a tie. If the
ASTU cagers can down the Wil
lamette crew they will be in posi
tion to challenge any team in the
The game Sunday was preceed
ed by a swing concert by Owen
Bailey and his band. The innova
tion proved highly successful as
the crowd enjoying the mixture of
jam and basketball.
Stacks of Scrap
Collected by A DPi’s
“We worked like fiends!” com
mented Jeanne Hall, Alpha Delta
Pi, referring to last week’s paper
drive, and as a result her house
will receive the six records award
ed by the war board to the winner.
Gamma Phi Beta and Hilyard
house were runners up in the
scrap collection held in conjunc
tion with Eugene’s special paper
With the help of a dozen am
bitous coeds and a large five-ton
truck, Florence Hintzen and Bib
bitts Strong, co-chairmen of the
salvage committee, collected tons
(Please turn to page four)
Co. B Awarded
Title of Wolves;
Pi Phis Take Cup
Company B. of the Engineers
walked away with the “King of
the Wolves” title with 3.5 tickets
apiece at Saturday night’s Nickel
Hop and Pi Beta Phi won top
honors in the popularity poll for
girls with a total of 445 dances,
Coming in a close second to the
army was Campbell co-op which
received honorable mention and
vying for second and third places
among the girls were Chi Omega
with $18.40 and Delta Gamma
The $5 prize of records for the
Number One Wolves will be equal
ly divided between the Phi Delt
and SAE houses which composes
Betty Ann Keup, representing
Pi Beta Phi, received the silver
trophy awarded to the winning
girls’ house between halves of the
Army-Coast Guard game Sunday.
Tri Delt, Alpha Phi Lead
"Bonds Away Girl" Race
Annabel McArthur, Alpha Phi
candidate, and Irene Gresham,
Delta Delta Delta, are leading the
race for the title of “Bonds Away
Girl’’ with a total of 250 votes
each. Lois McConkey, Alpha Chi
Omega, is third with 25 votes.
These are all in addition to the
25 votes rereived when the bond
was bought as an entrance fee.
To count, bonds must be bought
between January 16 and 22.
"I do not want to be called the
Russian 'cellist any more," says
Gregor Piatigorsky, the world
factious virtuoso who appears here
in recital Wednesday night at 8
p. m. “I am now an American cit
izen. I have my home in the Adi
rondacks, where my son was born.
America is my spiritual as well as
physical homeland now.'’
The veteran American 'cellist
was born in Jekaterinoslaw, Rus
sia, in 1903, and at 15 was solo
violincellist of the imperial opera
in Moscow. He made his first
American tour in the autumn of
1929, scored an immediate success,
and is now a great and popular
figure in the musical life of the
In the past 13 years Piatigorsky
has played more concerts in the
United States and Canada than
any other ’cellist. He has given al
most 600 ’cello recitals and played
some 125 times as soloist with
major American orchestras.
Short Story Contest
Deadline March E
March 1 has been set as the
deadline for entries in the annual
Marshall-Case-Haycox short story
contest. All stories are to be hand
ed in to W. F. G. Thacher, pro
fessor of English and advertising,
by that date.
The contest is open to any reg
ularly enrolled undergraduate, ex-'
cept previous prize-winners. Com
petitors are limited to one orig
inal short story, but there are
no specifications as to length or
subject. Each entry must be sub
mitted in duplicate, but one copy
may be a first carbon. The en
tries should be typed, double
spaced, on one side of the paper.
The author's name must not
appear on the story. It should be
written on a piece of paper and
put in an envelope, on the face of
which appears the title of the
Pr izes for the contest aggregate
5100, divided either into two or
three awards. Judges will be an
Alums to Organize
Oiogon alums agreed to "organize a committee which will work
with the students to coordinate student union efforts” at their an
nual homecoming meeting Saturday afternoon. This decision was
reached after Nancy Ames. ASUO president, and Ann Leo, senior
representative on the executive council and chairman of the student
union committee, presented the up-to-date facts on the student union
Miss Ames advised the group that the students of '44 ha.ve a
strong desire that the planning of the building should be facilitated
as much as possible now so that when building materials are avail
able, its erection will be completed quickly and easily.
Mrs. Leo described the actual progress last term on the drive,
including a description of actual funds now available, and the recent
recommendations of the state board of higher education.
Nominated for president for the organization were Dr. Blair
Holcomb, Portland, and Lynn Parr, Marshfield. Election will be by
mail and all ballots must be postmarked not later than February
2. Doris Hack, acting alumni secretary announced.
Robert Miller, Portland, and Robert Lucas, Astoria, were nom
inated for vice-president.
The association passed a resolution honoring the memory of the
late Dr. Donald M. Erb. Orlando J. Hollis, acting president of the
University, was introduced and spoke briefly to the group. Edward
Bailey, acting alumni president, assured Mr. Hollis of full support or
the alumni association.
Oregon’s Webfoots trimmed
Oregon State college Saturday
night in McArthur court when
they trampled the Beavers by a
score of 52-33. It was Oregon's
first triumph in conference play.
The Ducks took the lead at the
start of the game with a basket
by George Bray, followed by one
from Wally Borrevick. The score
was then tied at 4, 6, 8 all. After
the first 8 minutes Oregon pulled
away and at halftime they had a
lead of ten points with a. score of
22 to 12.
Oregon State failed to penetrate
the Webfoot defenses in the sec
ond half and by the final five min
utes of play the Oregon quintet
was ahead with a score of 47 to 23.
Hobson then sent in a team of sub
stitutes which held their own until
little "Happy'' Lee broke loose for
3 points in the last minute of play.
Leading scorer Guard Bob
Hamilton gave the Ducks 13
points, which were mostly one
handed push-shots. Another high
scorer for Oregon was Forward
Em Danner with 10 points. The
Beaver high scorer was Center
Hal Buddy who had 11 points.
Odeon Meeting Tonight
All members of the Odeon com
mittee will meet tonight in the
symposium room upstairs in
Students Urged to Write Dads Now
With Dad’s day just four days away, it’s time
for all students to get on the boat and invite their |
fathers and mothers to the campus for next Satur- j
day, January 22, according to Bob Hemphill, gen- i
eral chairman of the annual celebration. i
Students were urged to write home last week I
inviting both mothers and dads to come down, but I
it is still not too late to get an airmail or special I
delivery letter off that will serve as a personal '
invitation to the affair which will feature a Dad’s 1
luncheon at the Eugene hotel Saturday with
Ernest Haycox, famous author of western stories,
as guest speaker.
Hotel reservations should be made immedi- i
ately as the hotels are crowded every weekend. |
Reservations for the 1 o’clock Saturday luncheon [
should be made immediately through the dean of j
men’s office in Johnson hall, Jean Taylor, chair- j
man of the luncheon, announced Monday.
Mr. Haycox will talk to the luncheon group
on the subject “Dads Belong to the Human Race,”
and other special entertainment is being planned.
Immediately following the luncheon the annual
meeting of Oregon dads will take place in the Guild
theater in Johnson hall. New officers will be elect
ed at that time.
At the right is a picture of Marian Schaefer,
junior in business administration, and Norman
Mannheimer, returned ROTC man, writing letters
;iome to invite their fathers down for the weekend
juniors Meet Tonight
All juniors will meet tonight
in 105 journalism at 7:30 p. m.,
to discuss Junior weekend. Mar
ian Gage, junior class president,
stated that all juniors should
attend the meeting-.
In their first bout with Oregon
politics, freshmen will gather
Thursday evening at 7:30 in Vil
lard hall to adopt a constitution
and nominate officers, Harry
Skerry, ASUO first vice-president
and in charge of elections, remind
ed freshmen that they must have
at least one-fifth of the members
of the class present for a quorum.
At the meeting, the constitution
proposed by the ASUO executive
council will be presented to the
embryo politicians for their con
sideration. It may be amended by
the cla*ss at that time with one
exception. The preferential ballot
is required under the by-laws of
the ASUO for all classes.
Nominations for officers may
be made up to the time of the
meeting but must be accompanied
with a certificate of elegibility
and declaration to run. Elections*
will be held Friday from 10 a. nil.
to 3 p. m.
To Win Rebec Prize
The George Rebec prize of $25
will be awarded for the best essay
on a philosophical subject submit
ted by an undergraduate student
this year. The essays must be sub
mitted by March .15. Students may
confer with members of the fa
culty of the department of philos
ophy on any question in regard
to the preparation.
General rules are: 1. the essay
must conform to standards of
good English, in spelling, punctua
tion, syntax, and style.
2. it must be typed on one side
of standard typewriting paper
and should not exceed 10,000
3. it may present any philoso
phical view, provided it shows ade
quate familiarity with the history
and literature of the subject.
4. it must be a coherent and
unified presentation of a single
topic and not a series of arbitrary
or disconnected opinions.
5. it must show genuine intel
lectual effort on the part of the
writer rather than simple com-*
pilation from sources.