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VOLUME XLV NUMBER 68
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1944
Juniors Name Heads
Edith Newton, Anne Craven
Chosen Weekend Co-Chairmen
Edith Newton, Oregana business manager, and Anne Crav
on, Emerald news editor, were unanimously elected Junior Week
end co-chairmen by the junior class officers Wednesday night.
The appointment is subject to the approval of the ASUO execu
The co-chairmen have served on Dad’s day, Mother's day,
Ducks Tip Cougars
In First Tussle
Oregon scored its first road trip
victory Monday night as the Ducks
defeated Washington State 40 to
36. The Webfoots got off to a shaky j
start before they settled down to
control the latter part of the half.
During this period the lead changed '
After half-time the Cougars
seemed to be a rejuvenated team.
They gradually narrowed the mar
gin and had two momentary one
point leads. Oregon gained a three
point margin with but 6 minutes to
go and never again relinquished
Borrevik of Oregon led the squad
to victory by scoring 19 points.
High for Washington State was
Rennick with 13. Borrevik at 6-foot
9 is a great contrast to Rennick who
is only 5-foot-6.
Oregon used a zone defense that
slowed the game considerably. Only
four free throws were missed out
of 18 tried.
Summaries: Oregon, 40—’■Bray, F,
2; Humphreys, F, 3; Danner, F, 2;
Borrevik, C, 19; Hamilton, G, 9;
Phillips, G, 4; Henwood, G, 1.
Washington State, 36—Rennick,
F, 12; Bray ton, F, 9; Lagers, F, 2;
Gregg, C, 0; Waller, C, 0; Joslin, G,
6; Carstein, G, 6; Dickson, G, 0. -
Nickel Hop and war board com
mittees. Both are members of
Theta Sigma Phi, national wom
en’s journalism honorary and Miss
Newton belongs to Phi Theta Upsi
lon, junior women’s honorary.
Junior weekend will be on May
6 this year and tentative plans in
clude most of the regular pre-war
functions. A musical comedy may
be presented in place of the canoe
fete. According to the co-chairmen
the campus luncheon will probably
not be held this year due to ration
Mother’s day will be held as usual
on Junior Weekend and the annual
sunlight serenade will again be pre
sented for their enjoyment.
Mr. Bones, End Man,
Return Friday Night
'“Dina”, black faced darkies and
southern fried chicken will feature
the ministrel show entitled “Old
Man Adam and His Chillun” to be
given by the Wesley foundation
group Friday night at 8 p. m. at the
Methodist church on 4th and Wil
Everyone on the campus is in
vited to this “drama of the deep
south” which is composed of a cast
of twenty five Wesleyans under the
direction of Mrs. John Worthing
ton, leader of Wesley activities at
Soldiers to Pick 'Queen ’
As Emerald Cover Girl
An all-soldier committee v
and the other five finalists at 1
lounge, Gerlinger hall.
Twenty-three coeds are vie
picture on the front page of the '
published February 18. The edi
The candidates should wear short
silks at the judging Friday night.
Judges include five social chair
men—Bob Zimmer, Co. A, Bud
Pence, Co. B, Gerald Sharkey, Co.
3, Howard Steers, Co. D, Sy Bern
stein, air corps—and Don Dittman,
Military Ball master of ceremonies,
and Tye Simpson, publicity chair
man of the Military Ball.
Contestants are as follows: Bar
bara Radmore, Alpha Omicron Pi;
[Helen Crawford, Alpha Phi; Dor
othy Payne, Kappa Alpha Theta;
Betty Lee Humphries, Alpha Delta
Pi; Norma Davidson, Alpha Chi
Omega; Natalie Carier, Delta Gam
na; Mary Mercier, Sigma. Kappa;
fVnita Fernandez, Gamma Phi
Virginia Cabe, Birch lodge; Ruth
Jgm' Buskirk, Alpha Xi Delta; Au
[rey Mathews, Hilyard house; Lois
Jiberson, Delta Delta Delta; Mari
mne Lynch, Pi Beta Phi; Virginia
•chutz, Hawthorne lodge; Jeanette
(Please turn to page tzco)
ill pick the Emerald cover girl
):30 Friday night in the men’s
ing for the honor of a full page
Emerald’s annual spring edition,
:ion will be 20 pages.
Pointless Food Sale
Slated by Phi Theta
Barbara Pearson, chairman of
the Phi Theta food sale has an
nounced that the annual Phi Theta
food sale will be held February 10
and 11, from 9 to 12 a. m. and 1 to 5
p. m. Alice Buckingham and Betty
Towe arc co-chairmen of the affair.
Twisties will be offered at the
sale. Booths will be placed in front
of the Co-op, Side, Friendly, Fen
ton, Villard and Beady halls, and
the art school for selling the food;
and house representatives will take
shifts at clerking.
Soldiers and civilian students arc
encouraged to patronize this food
sale as all profits will go toward
the. Phi Theta scholarship fund. Liv
ing organizations have already re
sponded in turning in their orders
to house representatives.
Student Union Heads
Set Meet Tomorrow
Newly-elected student union committee members will get together
for the finest time Friday at 4 p. m. in the office of Marjorie Goodwin^
Emerald editor, in the journalism building. At that time a chairman fon
the committee and several sub-committee chairmen will be chosen.
A background and review of student union will be given by Ann
Leo, who was chairman last year and was a member of the oommitteo
for four years. She was active in putting out the student ur.ion issuo
of the Emerald and in organizing the budget.
New members of the committee are: Bob Hall, senior; Martha
Beard and Jack Cairns, juniors; Mary McCandless and Gene Conklin,
sophomores; Florence Hintzen, Martha Thorsland, Gloria Cloud, end
Janet Marugg, freshman.
'Dark Victory' Tickets
Available at Box Office
Reservations should be obtain
ed now for the return perforin
anee of University theater's
“Dark Victory'’ starring Kay
Korn and Frank Krasnowsky,
this Friday, February 4, Guild
hall, Horace Robinson, director,
Tickets may be purchased at
the box office in Johnson hall, or
reservations may be made by
telephoning 330, extension 216.
For Gl Military Ball
Ten soldier-students have been coordinating rough drafts,
and plans and outlines for the past four weeks so that a record
crowd will be able to attend the Army Military Ball, Saturday,
March 5, at McArthur court.
The men, representing all four companies of. the ASTU, are
responsible for the entire program next Saturday night..
Perhaps it is the return of long
absent downpour. At any rate
the infirmary patient roll has been
increasing during the past few days.
Wednesday afternoon there were
20, most of them army trainees, and
most of them victims of minor res
The outnumbered civilians a,re:
Mary Felles, Ruth Cox, Dorothy
McLane, and Jerry Bercovitz.
GI patients are: Co. A, Charles
Bruneau, Robert Hall, Lawrence
Mulvaney, Emanuel Flafkin,
Charles Fludcrbaum, and Harold
Knight; Co. B, George Rechmter
and William McKinley; Co. C, Don
Dixon, Helmer Swensen, Saul Katz,
and John Cesek; Co. D, William
McKcvitt, and James Thayer; and
air corps, Lyle Larson and Michael
Members ol the air corps train
ing detachment and civilian men
students have also been invited to
the. all campus formal. Admission
is by identification or registration
Members of the committee and
their duties are: Don Dittman, Co.
C, program; Bud Pence, Ob. B,
lights and decorations; Don Stet
son, Co. A, and Ken Sharkey, Co. C,
floor committee; Bob Zimmer and
Ben Zinda, Co. A, patrons and
patronesses; Howard Steers, Co. D,
and Roy Allsop, Co. B, door; Owen
Bailey, Co. A, orchestration and
Tye Simpson, Co. A, publicity.
Men who have not yet obtained
dates for the ball are urged to con
tact their S-5 committee members.
Let’s postpone the cover contest
Though the nominees are cute;
If we wait for spring perhaps
They will pose in bathing suits.
—W. R. L.
Library Display Features Books on Italy
With Both Classical and Modern Exhibited
Italy, past and present, is the
theme of the latest exhibit in the
circulation room of the library. The
exhibit features a showcase of ma
terial about Saint Francis of Assisi,
one each of classical and modern
Italian literature and one of art.
In the St. Francis display is the
book “The Little Flowers of Saint
Francis of Assisi,’’ the first English
translation, revised by Don Rogers
Huddleston. This is the 262nd copy
of the only 1500 printed. There is
also a reproduction of “The Burial
of Saint Francis’’ by Giotto, a
painting, the original of which
hangs in the Church of Santa Croce,
A line-for-line translation of
“Paradise’’ commonly called “The
Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri
is one of the boohs in the classical
literature section. This translation
by Melville Best; Anderson is in the
rhyme-form of the original writing.
The literature of the twentieth cen
tury is represented by ”11 Fuoco”
and “Francesca Da Rimini” by
Gabriele d’Annunzio; “Breand' and
Wine”.. l»y.. Ignazio.. Silonc,.. and
Tearo” by Lauro de Bosis.
The art display features i-epro
ductions of Fra Lippo Lippi's “Ma
donna and Child"; Raphaels “The
Madonna Del Granduca", and Mi
chelangelo’s paintings from the
Sistine Chapel in Rome, considered
by many to be his masterpiece and
the most powerful piece of painting
in existence. In addition to the re
productions, there is a translated
copy of “A Treatise on Painting” by
Leonardo da Vinci.
Points of interest in Italy, par
ticularly in Koine, are shown by
pictures in another part of the. ex
hibit. Tlic Appian Way, constructed
in 312 B. C. by Appius Claudius, is
pictured as it looked when first
completed and again as it is now.
Allied troops are now fighting along
this road, which stretches from
Rome to Capua. There, are colored
photographs of St. Peter's Cathe
dral in Rome, one of the most fa
mous churches in the world.
These exhibits are compiled by
committees appointed from the. li
brary staff to serve for three
To Learn Ropes
Potential writers among Univers
ity women will leam what will b<>
expected of them when Helen. Heel-*
rick. Medford authoress, speaks ot#
the "Present Challenge to Ameri
can Writers”, at the' annual Matrix
table, February 11. Given each year
by members of Theta Sigma Phi,,,
national women's journalism hon
orary, this dinner will be held at
the Osborn hotel with selected Petit—
gene women and coeds active ir. .lib
eral arts and journalism as gue - to.
A UO alumna, Mrs. Hedrick i<»
now working on novels and short
stories. Her first novel. "The
Remembers”, w h i c h conct aia
whites and Indians of the Klamath!
region of Oregon and Colorado, v ®
published by Alfred Knopf in 1941,
Her first short story was public o«t.
in the Saturday Evening Post iiv
“I Remember the Rain,” one of
her short sto.ries, was used in 'T»>
secondary school .literature tout,
the "American Scope,” pv.bhshe I n
Foreign Student Open
For Interviews Monday
A. Randle Elliott, administrate**
of the institute of international
ucation has announced that he will
be on the campus Monday, Febru
His purpose in visiting; the V at-*,
versify of Oregon is to interview
the foreign students, especially^
those from other American repub
lics, and to confer with them. o%.
any problems they may have.
Foreign students wishing" an iiv*>.
t endow with Mr. Elliott should*
make applications, the men throng)*,
the dean of men’s office in John—
son hall, and the women through,,
the dean of women’s office in Gor*
Introduces New Play
Reports will be made from the*
advisory council, and the new p'ayj
will be introduced at the Univ. ra»
ity theater meeting tonight at 1
in Guild hall.
The meeting is of great import*,
ance to University' theater roe m*
hers, Faculty Adviser Horace Rob-,
inson has announced, particular Jyj
because new personnel cards vjl*i
be filled out in accordance with i/Jb«
new point system the theater i#*
putting into operation.
Interested students who are .iott
already members are invited to. at
tend this regular winter term meet*
Betty French Named
Chief Night Editor
Betty French, freshman in jouin
alism, has been appointed chief
night editor on the Emerald, Mar
jorie Goodwin, Emerald editor, an-*,
nounced Wednesday. She will re*,
place Carol Cook who resigned.