Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, March 23, 1944, Image 1

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, . . the co-chairmen of the campus Red Cross drive, Mary K. Minor
and Dorothy Rasmussen, even work on the drive while sipping' cokes
at the Side.
FourHousesContribute 100%
. In Campus Red Cross Drive
Kappa Kappa Gamma, con
tributing $39, was the first house
to report 100 per cent membership
in the 1944 Red Cross war fund
drive which started Wednesday,
Sigma Kappa with $30 and Delta
Delta Delta with $44 were second
and third, respectively. Pi Beta
Submit Skits Quick,
Asks Arliss Boone
An urgent call has gone out for
*..skits which may be presented as
added entertainment May 5 at the
all-campus sing during Junior
.Weekend, according to Arliss
Boone, chairman of the sing.
The skits do not have to be in
Completed form to be submitted,
Miss Boone said Wednesday. Out
lines and ideas should be turned in
to Miss Boone at Alpha Chi Ome
ga not later than Friday at 5 p.m.
She asks that students who plan
to submit ideas to her do so at
once, and continue working on
their plans until she contacts them.
Any student on the campus who
will be here during Junior Week
-end may turn in ideas for skits.
Four skits will be chosen of those
submitted. They may run from 10
to 25 minutes, in length.
Dr. Landros Tells YWCA
About Peace Points
Dr. Edna Landros, head of the
classics department who recently
attended a conference of the tTnit
ed Nations association in Portland,
told members of the YWCA forum
yesterday that she was particular
ly impressed by the frequent re
currence of the phrase “third world
War” in the Speeches at the con
An 11-point program to prevent
another world war has been
evolved by the association, and Dr.
Landros emphasized this program
in her talk. Two of the following
ideas have been put into working
order directly, she said, and the
leaders of 26 of the United Na
tions, including Russia, Great Brit
ain, China, and the United States,
have already subscribed to the
First of the points advocated is
Immediate action so that all na
y, tions will participate in the or
ganization; second, universal obli
gation to resort to peaceful means
for the settlement of disputes;
third, prevention of aggression by
having available an international
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Pho turned in the largest amount
on the first day of the drive, $53,
and was fourth to report 100 per
cent subscription.
According to Mary K. Minor and
Dorothy Rasmussen, co-chairmen,
the competition between the houses
is being judged on a percentage
basis in order to be fair to the
smaller organizations. The winner
of the first prize, a cup awarded
by the war board, will be the house
with 100 per cent membership and
the best support per member. The
money collected by five other
houses was on record by Wednes
day night: Alpha Chi Omega, $20;
Laurel lodge, $14; Hillcrest lodge,
$11; Hilyard house, $10; University
bouse, $8.27.
“Today the activities of your
American Red Cross girdle the
globe. In directing your attention
to this graphic presentation of
some of the services rendered, I ;
can affirm from personal obser
vation on recent inspection trips
that your Red Cross is faithfully
fulfilling its obligations at home
and abroad,” stated Norman H.
Davis, national chairman of the
American Red Cross in Washing
ton, D. C.
This is what the Red Cross,
backed by American dimes and
dollars, does at the side of soldiers
and sailors overseas: Red Cross
field directors with miniature offi
ces composed of packing crates set
up in foxholes are trouble shooters
who help servicemen with personal '
difficulties or home worries. The
Home Service may secure the co
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S Change Cabinets
Eligible Voters Register
In Room 312, Fenton
For the convenience of Ore
gon students who are eligible to
vote in the May primaries, Har
ry Skerry, first vice-president
of the. ASUO, will bo in Room
312, Fenton hall, to register stu
dents who are not registered
voters. Skerry is a deputy regis
trar and will be at the office
from 1 p.m. to S pan. Monday
through Friday.
Students are reminded that
April 18 is the last day for regis
tration. They may also register
at the county clerk's office at
the county court house.
Those who are already regis
tered in other counties may ob
tain applications for absentee
ballots either at the county
clerk’s office or from Skerry.
To he. eligible to vote in the
primaries on May 1 f>, the stu
dent must be 21 years old before
that date.
Mothers’ Day
Plan Underway
Plans for Mothers' Day will be
discussed at a state executive
board of Oregon Mothers in Port
land this coming Saturday, Karl
W. Onthank, executive secretary,
announced yesterday.
Other action will be taken on
the scholarship awards and also,
in conjunction with the Oregon
Dads, on the proposed Erb endow
ment fund.
There will also be a joint meet
ing of the Northwest College Per
sonnel association, Association of
Collegiate Registrars, and Associ
ated Junior Colleges this Friday
and Saturday in Portland, to dis
cuss the postwar problems affect
ing higher education.
Wayne Morse, former dean of
the law school, is scheduled to be
one of the main speakers and sev
eral members of the faculty and
personnel staff are expected to at
Duo Feature Offered Women;
Dramatist, New Officers Billed
Associated women students will get a double bill this after
noon with a speech by Oleda Schrottsky, who has been iv*
charge of the national dramatic department for the Girl Scouts
for a number of years, and installation of the new AWS offi
cers. The assembly will be held in alumni hall, Gerlinger, at
Social Side Talked
At Union Confab
Social facilities were discussed
at a meeting of the sophomore
Student Union committee Wednes
day afternoon, Dorothy Rodgers,
chairman, reported.
The committee decided that as
a starting point the building should
have a ball room, lounges, a re
ception room, private party rooms,
a smoking' room, and a faculty
As their project the members of
the committee will find out what
social facilities are now available
on the campus and what ones are
needed. They will also investigate
other student unions in the United
States in regard to such facilities
as they have and the manner in
which they are run.
Red Cross Offers
One Week Course
Robert Culbertson, a well-known
district examiner in Red Cross
water safety methods, will be on
the campus from April 24 to April
29 to conduct a 15-hour course for
future Red Cross instructors of
this division.
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•i p.m.
Miss Schrottsky was formerly
an instructor in dramatics at Mt.
Holyoke college. She is a member
of the New York story telling- dub,
and at one time served as presi
dent of that organization.
At the present time she is tour
ing the Lnited States. Her speech
today will be about coeds in tho
war and the problems of leader
ship they must face.
Marilyn Campbell, outgoing
president of AWS, will intredu. e
the speaker. Ensign Elizabeth Hill,
navy recruiting officer from Port
land, and Lieutenant Barbara
Smith, air Wac, will also be intro
duced. Both will speak to coeds at
a later date and Ensign Hill wdl
see any girls interested in the
Waves at the dean of women’s
office all day Friday.
New officers to be installed arc:
Mary Riley, president; Ardis Jen
sen, vice-president; Signe Eklund,
secretary; Mary McCandless, trea
surer; Beatrice King, sergeant-at
arms, and Roseann Leckie, re
Retiring officers are: Marilyn
Campbell, president; Kay Jenkins,
vice-president; Mary Riley, secre
tary; Phyllis Horstman, treasure: ;
Phyllis Evans, sergeant-at-arms;
and Betty Lu Siegman, reporter.
Following the assembly the an
nual banquet for the new and re
tiring cabinets will be held at 5:10
p.m. at the Alpha Chi Omega
High School Speakers, Actors,
To Bat Verbal Ball on Campus
Approximately ten schools represented by about 50 students
are expected to participate in the annual Oregon High School
Speech league tournament on the campus from March 30 to
April 1, Robert D. Clark, assistant professor of speech anil
dramatic arts, announced yesterday. Five schools, who havo
entered contestants, are: Klamath Falls, coached by Walter
Oregon Swimmers Paddle to First
Place in Western Regional Division
First place in the Western Re
region division in 1943. That year
al Intercollegiate Telegraphic
swimming meet went to the I'ni
versity of Oregon women’s swim
ming team. Dorothea Moore, in
structor in physical education and
faculty adviser for the team, an
nounced the results Wednesday.
High point girl, with 10 of the
winning 36 points, was Beverly
Hauser, freshman in liberal arts,
who did not return to school this
term. Miss Hauser came within 1.5
seconds of breaking the record for
the 40-yard crawl. Runner-up, with
7 points, was Doris Traske, fresh
man in business administration.
Other members of the winning
team are Charlotte Wicke, Bar
bara Huntington, Barbara Hinds,
! Ada Anderson, Sharlee Heimann
and June Spor, freshman in lib
j eral arts; Virginia Wright, 'sopho
! more in liberal arts, and Mary Jo
i Geiser, senior in journalism. Bett y
Crabb, sophomore in physical edu
cation, was the student manager.
Seven members of the team belong
to Amphibians, the swimming hon
There are four regional divisions
of the National Intercollegiate
meet: eastern, western, central,
1 and southern. Each school in eaeii
division holds its own meet, and
sends the results to the division
sponsor. The school sponsoring the
division meet is the school which
won the meet the preceding year.
Thus the University of Oregon
was the sponsor this year, through
winning first place in the western
: region division in 1043. That year
j and the preceding year, the Uni- !
versify placed fourth in the mi- ]
tionul meet.
This year seven schools in the
western division turned out for the
meet. In order of their place, they
are: University of Oregon, 36
points; University of Hawaii, 31;
University of Utah, 21; College of
the Pacific, 18; Utah State college,
16; University of Idaho, 14; and
Washington State, 12.
The only record made during
the Western region meet, this year
was made by Maxine Finder, Utah
State, who broke the record for
the 60-yard individual medley,
originally held by Helen Gilbert of
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r.KcncoecK; Mecuorci, Ann Alien:;
Salem, Ellen Rose Mason; Grant1*
Pass, Alvera Brooknian, and Beav
erton, E. C. Webb.
The seven divisions of the contest
in addition to debate are panel dis
cussion, extempore speaking-, ora
tory, after-dinner speaking-, radio
speaking, poetry reading, am»
humorous reading. Panel discussion
has a.s its subject “Are the high
schools of Oregon adequately meet
ing- the needs of the students' ’
Each panel will consist of from
five to eight students with a facul
ty member or University speech
student serving as chairman. Them
are no set speeches or order of
Subjects for the extempore*
speaking section will be drawn
from a list compiled from Harper
Magazine for January, February,
and March, 1944. One hour before
draw three topics, one of which he
will use for his speech.
No limitation is placed on the
subject matter for oratory exeep#
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