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U 0 Festive Today
VOLUME XLVI NUMBER 75
_ UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, SATURDAY, FEB. 10, 1945
To End Days
With a snowball rally to
boost the battle spirit before
the game tonight, students will
set out at 7 p.m. from the front
of Johnson hall. Everyone is
expected to turn out in high
spirits, and show OSC that the
U. of O. team has enthusiastic
backing. The mystery sur
rounding the secret weapon,
“It,” will be cleared up at the
An eavesdropping reporter over
heard these comments from well
known persons on the campus:
Mr. Fianchere: “It” must be a
Sally Mann: I don't know, but
“It” is in the twilght stage.
Bob Moran: “Don't fence me in,”
I've got to find out what “It” is.
JoAnne Bush: Just so “It” is a
man . . .
Don Turner: “It” is a returned
Phyllis Churchman: I hope “It”
is some California moon- I mean
Enertaimnent will fill the entire
half-time at the game, the rally
squad announces. Also presented
during the half will be the presi
dent of the Oregon Dads, and Mary
Margaret Ellsworth, official “Hos
pitality Girl” for Dads’ Day. The
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Set for Today
Concentrating on one tin can
drive for the term, the salvage
committee of the war board will
send trucks on their way to collect
boxes of tin cans from campus liv
ing organizations at 3 p.m. Tues
day, February 13.
Tins should be prepared in the
usual way, announces Florence
Hintzen, who is in charge of the
collection. They must be washed,
deprived of lids and labels, crushed,
and gathered in boxes. House war
board representatives are in charge
of the work within their houses.
Previously several collections
have been made during a term, but
Sicily one pick-up is scheduled for
this winter term.
A paper drive is planned for
later this month.
THE RUSSIAN bridgeheads
across the Oder river are the
scenes of a tremendous tank, ar
tillery, and infantry battle which
may decide the fate of Berlin,
according to Moscow reports.
Swedish sources say that more
than 300,000 Berliners have left
THE NORTHERN terminal of
the Siegfried line, Kleve, is un
der siege by Canadian forces
while that army advanced two
miles Friday. To the south the
American 1st army advanced to
within a mile of the huge
Schawammenauel dam which
controls flood waters on the
Roer river, the barrier to the
Rftur and the Cologne plain.
ENEMY RESISTANCE in
Manila has dwindled to attacks
by suicide squads left as a delay
ing action while MacArthur’s
troops have virtually cleared the
central Luzon plain to the north.
Mortar Board Will Sell
'Goodies at Booths
Maple bars and glazed dough
nuts, at 10 cents each, will be sold
Tuesday by Mortar Board at deco
rated booths at several prominent
places on the campus. These items
will also be sold at booths at the
Heart Hop Wednesday night.
Living organizations last night
had for dessert ice cream pur
chased from the Mortar Board. All
profits will be used for a scholar
No student will be admitted
to the game tonight without an
athletic card. There will be NO
Hebrew scriptures and melodies
will add interest to the University
vesper service, Sunday at 4 p.m.
in the school of music auditorium.
As guest speaker. Rabbi E. Charles
Sydney, Congregation Ahavai Sha
lom, Portland, will make use of
Hebrew scriptures and then trans
late them into English.
Two Hebrew melodies will be
played on the organ by Helen Lu
vaas; the prelude is “Kol Nidrei,”
and the postlude, “Eili Eili.” Direc
ted by Miss Luvaas, the choir will
sing “Blessing, Glory, and Wis
dom,” and “Like a Shepherd God
Doth Guide Us,” by Bach.
Rabbi Sydney’s sermonette will
be appropriate to the Lincoln birth
day commemoration. The rabbi is
adviser to the Hillel Youth founda
tion for the University, and was a
member of a panel discussion group
which met before the faculty social
science club in November.
The choir’s accompanist is John
ette King, and pledges of Mu Phi
Epsilon will serve as ushers.
The change in time from 5 p.m.
to 4 p.m. for the vesper services
was made possible by the Mu Phi
Epsilon patronesses relinquishing
that hour the second Sunday of
every month. Therefore no record
ed music concert will be held this
Sunday in the browsing room of
Dates Must Be Listed
All dates for the social calendar
must be turned in to the dean
of women's office by 5 p.m. Tues
day, February 13, it was announced
12:15 Oregon Dads’ executive
committee meeting, luncheon,
Regents room, John Straub.
4:00—Radio program, KOAO.
5:30—Alumni banquet, Eugene
6:30 Pregame rally, Johnson
8:00—Oregon plays OSC, Mc
9:30 —Citrus Mix, Gerlinger
9:30 "Heaven Can Wait,"
20:30 a.m.— Meeting of alum
ni advisory committee for Stu
dent Union, 106 Deady hall.
4:00 — Vesper service, music
Meet for Discussion
Special guests on the campus
this weekend are student body
presidents from several schools of
higher education in Oregon. The i
meeting was called late this week
by Audrey Holliday, ASUO presi
dent, to afford an opportunity for ]
student leaders to discuss the build-;
ing legislation for the state system •
of higher education, and to con- j
solidate student plans toward a [
more adequate building program. j
Presidents attending the meeting
are Warren Michael of Eastern
Oregon college of education,
George Dewey of Oregon State col
lege, and Doris Johnson of the
Oregon college of education at
In Mac Court
At 8 Tonight
Victims of the wear and tear < 1’
their long basketball season, Be
casualty-ridden Ducks rolled >r»
their practice sessions yesterday
and awaited their battle with OSO
tonight in McArthur court.
The league-leading Webfo. i t
will be after their sixth straight
Oregon win over the Beavers. O' e
gon was tlie victor in four straight
games last year by scores of:
52-33, 43-3S, 46-3S. 42-39. Oregon
also topped the Aggies 31-44 i.p
their first meeting this season.
The Ducks are currently in top
place, t'wo games ahead of OS's .
and a win over the seccmd-p]a> •>
Bevos would practically insure tho
Warrenmen of at least a tie frr
Oregon State Coach A. T. ‘'Slats:'’
Gill can boast one of the tallent
aggregations in the Northern di
vision loop. If Gill decides to, !;»
would be able to floor a five that
averages six feet, three inches.
With Ken Hays recovered suffi
ciently to probably play some of
the game, Oregon's hopes soand
almost back to a precasualty high.
Del Smith is still troubled with a
bad leg', and Warren has been lay
ing his plans to stop the Beavi ; s,
on the basis that Smith will r.- t
be in suit.
Both coaches are tentatively
planning to use a man-for-man de
fense. Oregon has been using thin
style in almost every game while
the Beavers have been using b< ■ h
the zone and man-to-man style of
The biggest task for the DikM
will be stopping Red Rocha, tne
league's top scorer with 158 point--!,
from continuing his high-scoi mg
.tactics. Rocha has averaged aimer't
20 points a. game since the early
part of the season. The Ducks will
counter with Freshman Dick Wil
kins and Bob Hamilton, both of
whom ai'c high men in the scoring
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Former U. of O. ASTP
Wounded in Germany
Word has been received thnt.
Pvt. Heyward Taylor, on the cam
pus last year witJi the ASTP, wnn
wounded in Germany Decemb- r
31. While on the campus he won
in Company B, stationed at the Phi
Delta Gamma house. Prior to his
enlistment he attended the Uni
versity of Alabama where he wna
a pledge of Phi Delta Theta.
—Photo hy Darrell Boon1-'
These 25 members of the vesper choir under the direction of Helen Luvaas, prepare monthly services for University and townspeople for presentation in the school of music
auditorium. They will entertain tomorrow afternoon with Hebrew selections.