Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, October 11, 1944, Image 1

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    Coeds Plan
Another Caper
—See col. I
Bull Session
Or Reality
—See page 2
For Show
Phyllis Evans, Phi Theta and
junior representative to the ASUO
council, was appointed chairman of
Coed Capers for 1944-45 at an
AWS council meeting- last night.
January 12 has been set as the
date of the show, which is produced
annually with an all-girl cast for
girls only. A guard is usually
placed around the entrance to Ger
linger, scene of the Capers, to keep
men from entering. This year a
Dream Girl will be chosen from
the freshman class to rule over the
All girls interested in working
on plans for this year’s Capers
should' contact Miss .Evans, at the
Kappa Alpha Theta house, before
Monday. Chairmen of the various
committees will be appointed the
first of next week, so that plans
may be started immediately.
An award of $5 will be given to
the girl who, in the opinion of the
judges, submits the cleverest and
most appropriate suggestion for
the theme of this year’s Capers.
Complete details will be announced
Relay Dance
Betty Butler, junior in liberal
arts, and Dennis Johnson, sopho
more in law, have been appointed
co-chairmen of the Bunion Derby,
Audrey Holliday, ASUO president,
announced Tuesday.
Six men’s living organizations
will take part in the derby which
is scheduled for October 14 and 24.
The Derby this year will be divided
into two sections to accommodate
the girls’ living organizations .who
had planned initiation ceremonies
or house dances for either of the
two dates.- The two-section scheme
will also,assure an adequate num
ber of visiting men at each house,
Johnson stated.
The exact time schedule will be
published in Thursday's Emerald.
Approximately 15 minutes will be
allowed at each house for each
visiting group in order to keep the
men rotating around the campus.
The first section of the Derby is
frorh 12:30 to 5 p.m. this coming
Saturday. Present plans slate the
starting point at Kappa Alpha
Theta and the climax at Delta
Delta Delta. The second section,
the following Saturday at the same
time, will start at Gamma Phi
Beta and end at Sigma Kappa.
Lawrence Receives
Lieutenancy in AAF
Kenneth P. Lawrence, a student
at the University prior to his enter
ing the service in 1942, was com
missioned a second lieutenant at
A^' graduation ceremonies held
October 2 at Boca Raton army air
field, Florida. Lt. Lawrence is the
son of K. P. Lawrence, sr., Co
Oregonitis Dies
As Coeds Revive
Spirits at Mixer
Operating in the old western
tradition, two houses beat the rest
of the campus to the draw in the
current struggle to overcome Ore
gonitis—or social dissatisfaction.
Last night Alpha Chi Omega was
hostess to the men of Kappa Sigma
at an informal and almost spon
taneous mixer. According to Alpha
Chi, Mrs. Alice Macduff, assistant
dean of women, has sanctioned the
i mixers without benefit of petition
to student affairs, providing the
affairs are held between 6 and 7.
Tonight Kappa Alpha Theta is
sponsoring a similar event.
The conversion of Pacific coast
wartime industries to peacetime
manufacturing was one of the
more important problems studied'
by the regional conference of state
governments in Salt Lake City,
Utah, Dr. Victor P. Morris report
ed ‘on his return to the campus
this week.
Dr. Morris is dean of the school
of business administration and
(Please turn to page four)
Oregana Pix
The Gamma Phi Beta sorority
is scheduled for Oregana pic
tures today.
This is a correction in the an
nouncement of pictures in the
October 7 edition of The Em
erald. The assigned houses are
expected to go for their pictures
according to the time schedule
previously given, instead of any
time they wish.
Deadline Set
For Contest
Tomorrow at 5 p.m. is the last
day to submit pictures and names
of campus women entered in the
Miss Lane County contest. Entries
are to be turned in to the Emerald
Names of candidates already
chosen by their living- organiza
tions are as follows: Zeta hall,
Noreene Kay Stauve, soprano;
Orides, Rosemary Petty; Alpha
Gamma Delta, Rose Zena Latta,
soprano; Alpha Omicron Pi, Jean
Carkin, contralto and Bette John
son, dancer and dramatist; Alpha
Phi, Sue Welch, mezzo-soprano;
Highland house, Esther Carter, so
prano; Gamma Phi Beta, Maxine
Cady, pianist; Kappa Alpha Theta,
Nancy Kirkpatrick, soprano; Kap
pa Kappa Gamma, Gayle Nelson,
pianist and dramatist; Sigma Kap
pa, Georgia Liskey, baton twirler;
and Sherry Ross hall, Margaret
McMurtry, pianist and soprano and
Thelma Kincheloe, soprano.
Candidates for Miss Lane Coun
ty must be between IS and 26 years
of age, possess some specific talent
or ability, and must be enrolled in
the University. All living organiza
tions are urged to enter at least
one woman in the contest.
More than 100 students and faculty members heard Joseph Nance,
representing Portland Young Republicans, give Franklin Roosevelt’s
qualifications in a meeting of the local club last Friday night in
Chapman hall. Elmer Sahlstrom, junior in law, was elected chairman
of the organization.
Pet Dinosaur Shivers
In "Skin of Our Teeth”
When a pet dinosaur loudly complains of being cold in the
middle of August, when the author can’t decide if his characters
are living back in caves or in New Jersey, when a leading char
acter repeatedly informs the audience that the play is stupid
and she can’t understand a word of it, then the play is un
doubtedly ‘ ‘ The Skin of Our Teeth, ’ ’ now being reeharsed by the
Choir Music,
Candles Set
For Initiation
Featuring' the vesper choir in its
first public appearance this year,
the YWCA initiation of new mem
bers will take place tonight at 7:30
behind the Oriental Art museum.
Virginia Beattie, in charge of
the ceremony, announced today
that Helen Luvaas, director of the
choir, had consented to assist in
the service. All girls on the cam
pus who joined the YWCA in the
membership drive last week are
expected to attend. The new mem
bers are requested to appear on
time and to form a procession, two
Joan Dolph, "Y” president, will
give the welcoming speech.
All new members are invited to
the fireside at the “Y” bungalow
after the initiation. Hot chocolate
will be served with bits of advice
from Jo Dolph ancT “Y” cabinet
members on how to be “red-hot
National Poetry
Contest Deadline
Set November 5
Students of the University who
have any intimate connections
with the muses and have responded
to their call are invited by the
National Poetry association to con
tribute samples of their original
Poetry accepted by the associa
(Please turn to page jour)
University Theater guild for first
night production October 27. The
play is under the direction of
Horace Robinson.
Written by Thornton Wilder,
Pulitzer prize winner in both fic
tion and drama, the Broadway cast
of “The Skin of Our Teeth” in
cluded such names as Tallulah
Bankhead, Frederic March, Flor
ence Eldridge and Florence Reed.
It was reported by New York
critics as “a philosophy class con
ducted in a monkey house,” “as
rational as geometry,” “a comedy
about a man which is the best play
(Please turn to ['age four)
Co-op Secures
Essential Books
The Co-op announced today that
most of the special orders received
during the first week of school
have been delivered to students. A
few books have been scarce, but
necessary arrangements for secur
ing used copies have been made
and the books placed on the
The Co-op will be glad to buy
any copies of Patterson’s, “Princi
ples of Correct Thinking,” as the
students in the philosophy class
need them badly.
Students who are withdrawing
from the University or dropping
classes should return their text
books this week if they wish to
receive full refund on them.
Ada Zinzer, head of the text
book depar tment, said, "We appre
ciate the spirit of the students
waiting for books which have been
delayed. There are only a few
books which we don't have yet,
but we have hopes of getting them
Wayne L. Morse, Republican
candidate for the U. S. senate,
Edgar Smith, candidate for the
six-year term, and Willis Mahoney'
Democratic nominee for the four
year term, will arrive in Eugene
this afternoon for a non-partisaa
forum at McArthur court at 8 njo
The forum is sponsored by the
Lane County League of .Women
Voters, and both the Young Demo
crats and Young Republicans clubs
on the campus are promoting stu
dent attendance.
Each candidate will speak for .'(>
minutes on questions presented to
him by the league. Guy Cordon,
Republican candidate for the fon -
year term, is not able to be present,
but he has arranged for answers
to be read.
“We are fortunate to have the
senatorial candidates appear be
fore us. This forum should prove
to be interesting to all, regardlens
of party, and will be of great,
assistance to the students in their
selection of a candidate. I, there
fore, urge that everyone who can
attend do, so that we may demon
strate to all our interest and ap
preciation of a democratic form of
(Please turn to page four)
ISA Senate Plans
Year's Activities
At the first senate meeting of
Independent* Students association
held last night in Room 5, Com
merce, all independent living or
ganizations and Orides were repie—
Catherine Crombie was appoint
ed temporary secretary by the
chairman, Gene Conklin. A perma
nent secretary will be elected .at
the next meeting.
The senators were authorized to
collect ten cents dues'from each
independent student in their i >
dividual houses.
Office hours of the ISA we «
announced to be from 3 to 4 every
day, at the ISA office in McArthur
Unaffiliated students wishing
representation in the senate miiy
elect a representative by forming
a group of 20, and choosing one
from the group. Any such elections
would be sponsored by the ISA
Committees were appointed to
arrange an ISA mixer and to in
vestigate possibilities for a student
forum. The committees formed
were as follows: mixer, Dors
Dodge, Betty Thorpe, and Ja< k
Powell: forum, Belva Mayor, Cath
erine Crombie, and Don White.
Meetings have been set for every
other Tuesday night and specrd
meetings may be called by ti e
Sally Spiess Given Post
Sally Spiess has been chosen 1 o
replace Carol Wicke as chairman,
of the Red Cross activities on the
campus. Mrs. Spiess was chos< n
to that position two years ago, but.
did not return to the campus last