Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, April 18, 1944, Image 1

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Star Last
In Series
Bidu Sayao, Brazilian coloratura
Soprano, who will sing at McArthur
court Wednesday night at 8:15,
will be the last of the featured ar
tists sponsored by the educational
activities board for this academic
Miss Sayao's tour started last
fall in Atlantic City and was in
terrupted by her appearance at the
Met through January and Febru
ary. Until last summer, when she
stayed in America, she had not had
two months of vacation since be
ginning her career.
This summer she hopes to spend
H month fishing and swimming and
resting in Maine. Usually when the
season ends in Europe or the Unit
ed States, she returns to South
-^America where the opera season is
just beginning.
In the words of Time magazine,
she is the “Metropolitan’s most
decorative recruit in years.” She is
tiny, slim, dark-eyed and has red
brown hair. Reports refer to her
as “typically Latin in looks.”
She is also known as one of the
world’s best-dressed women. She
prefers the North American style
of clothing.
She has commented, “For once
■it's an ill wind that’s blowing
North and South Americans some
good. The war has blacked out Eu
rope’s art. So North Americans
are rushing south and South Am
ericans are rushing north. Through
your writers and singers and com
posers and dancers you will learn
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Boxing, Wrestling
On Smoker Card
Three boxing bouts and one
wrestling match have so far been
scheduled for the all-men's smok
er Friday night at 8:30 in McAr
thur court, Jim Lund, freshman in
business administration, reports.
Lund is in charge of arranging the
fight card.
Headlining the program will be
the wrestling match “to a finish’’
between Howard J. “Nick” Weddle,
flashy freshman in physical educa
tion, and Milt Sparks, freshman in
architecture and allied arts. Rival
ing this match are the fistic shows
to be put on by Gordon Gellatly,
sophomore in liberal arts, and Jack
Gahlringer, jr., sophomore in lib
eral arts; Ray Morrison and Curtis
Butterfield, freshman in liberal
arts; and Jack Lauderback, fresh
man in architecture and allied arts,
and Bob Johnson, freshman in lib
eral arts.
^ All these lads are known to be
scrappy battlers and eager “mix
ers,” and most of them have had a
long string of high school and oth
er amateur bouts to their credit.
Nancy Ames
Talks to Rallies
Pre-election rallies were held last night by both Greeks and
Independents. The Independents started things off in Ger
linger hall at 6:30 and finished up just as the Greeks gathered
in front of Johnson hall a little after 7. Nancy Ames, ASUO
president, spoke to both groups. The text of her speech—exactly
the same for the two sides—is printed on the editorial page.
Frosh Nominate
Class Candidates
In Short Meeting
In a short 20-minute meeting
Monday in Chapman hall the fresh
man class nominated four candi
dates for first and second class
positions for next,year.
President Leon Williams opened
the meeting and gave a short
financial report that the freshman
dance netted approximately $30.
Nominations were then opened.
Greek nominee for president is
Barbara Pearson, majoring in lib
eral arts. She was nominated by
Beverly Carroll, freshman class
Alice Buckingham, freshman
class secretary, was nominated by
Nannette Meehan, president of
Laurel lodge, as ISA candidate for
For second position the Greeks
nominated Jean Lawrence, journal
ism mapor. ISA candidate for sec
ond position is Elizabeth Haugen,
also a journalism major.
Vote Today
We thought it proper to publish
this note,
Though we had to go into rhyme:
No matter how often you plan to
Only check one ballot at a time.
corralling all available ears and
noise makers, Independents rallied
their forces at Gerlinger hall last
night immediately after dinner.
A snowball rally picked up mem
bers of the various lodges by foot
and by auto, and they continued to
Gerlinger where the candidates
were gathered. Master of ceremon
ies, Alice Buckingham, helped add
to the enthusiasm with her antics.
She introduced the candidates and
others who assisted on the pro
A "Greek,” dressed in long robe
and wreath, entered during the
meeting, made her way to the
stage, and disrobed, revealing a
sign over her red flannels, saying,
“I’m an Independent.”
A box of candy went to Laurel
lodge, judged highest of all houses
present in lung-power, for their
contributions to the cheering.
Following the main rally at Ger
linger Independent coeds formed a
serpentine snowball and wound
their way over tho campus to the
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AOPis Win Top Honors
For 40 Hours of Work
The cake this week goes to Al
pha Omicron Pi for their 40 hours
of work on surgical dressings for
the Red Cross, according to Carol
Wicke, Red Cross head. Laurel
lodge took second place honors
with 22 hours.
Last Saturday was one of the
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Judiciary Committee
Allows Soldier Vote
University students, both civilian and soldier, will go to th®.
[ polls today to pick campus leaders for the coming year. Voting
will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the YMCA hut.
At a meeting of the judiciary committee Monday afternoon,,
it was decided by a unanimous vote that all undergraduate*
students enrolled in the University under the military program*
'For You' Chosen
As Top Tune Here
Decorations at the Frosh Glee
Saturday night disclosed the num
ber one song of the campus to 160
people attending. A large replica'
of the first measures of "For You/’
voted first by Oregon students, was
placed on the stage in Gerlinger
Leonard Ray's orchestra with
Sue Welch, vocalist, featured also
the second and third place winners,
"I Love You” and "Poinciana.”
Library Contest
To Begin May 6
Students will once again have a
chance to display their libraries at
the annual undergraduate student
library contest, which will com
mence May 6, 1944. At that time,
all displays Mill have to be ar
ranged in space allotted them in
the library by 10 a.m., and will
remain on display until fl pun.,
Sunday, May 7.
The Association of Patrons and
Friends of the University of Ore
gon Library and the University of
Oregon Co-operative store are
sponsoring this contest which
judges the best personal library
abong the undergraduate students.
The prizes have been set as fol
First prize, $15 in books, offered
by the Co-op store; second prize,
$10 in books, offered by the Asso
ciation of Patrons and Friends of
the Library; and third prize, $5 in
books offered by the association.
All entries must be made by 6
p.m., Friday, May 4, at the circu
lation desk in the library, stating
the name of the contestant, the
number of books and general na
ture of the collection. Students are
reminded that each book must
bear some definite mark of owner
‘ (Continued from {’age three)
are automatically members of the
ASUO and arc therefore entitle**
to vote in the elections.
The committee consisted of Cal
vin C. Crumbaker, professor o:f*
economics, A. B. Stillman, profes
sor of business administration,
K. J. O'Connell, associate professov*
of law, Betty Lee Stuart, senior iiv
liberal arts, and Harry Skerry,
first vice-president of the ASUO.
Polling books have been pre
pared and all names will ]>*
checked off as the students vote.
The soldiers must present then*
permanent passes as identification
and the civilians, their educational
activities cards. Civilian student*
have been requested to vote in the*
early morning so that the soldier*#
will have a chance to vote.
Top honors Tuesday will go to.
cither Audrey Holliday, backed byj
the ISA, or Phyllis Horstman,
Greek candidate. Those campaign-*
iing for the vice-presidential spot,
arc Jean Taylor, Greek, and Adelo*
Riggs, Independent. Only one can
didate, Ruth Van Buskirk, Greek,
is up for number three position.
Running for representative post;*
on the ASUO executive council aio
Alysone Hales, Greek, and Amx*
Craven, ISA, for senior; Gem*
Conklin, ISA, and Phyllis Evan.-*,
Greek, for junior; and Leon Wil
liams, ISA, and Florence Hintzcn,
Greek, for sophomore.
In the class elections, Martyr
Beard and Arliss Boone are tb•>
Greek candidates for senior clas**.
offices and Alice Harter and Edit!*
Newton are running on the IS.-V
ticket. Vieing for junior class off! **
ces are Esther Griffiths and Chat*
lotte Calder for the ISA and Vir
ginia Wright and Marilyn Holder*
for the Greeks.
Barbara Pearson and Jean Law
rence, Greek, and Alice Bucking
ham and Elizabeth Haugen, Inde
pendent, are candidates for the
sophomore class positions.
Voting will be by preferential?
ballot for both ASUO and class*
Candidates for Sophomore and Junior Positions
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