VOLUME XLVI NUMBER 93 UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, WEDNESDAY. APRIL 4, 1945 ‘Mardi Gras’ Theme Chosen For Junior Weekend Activities Junior Weekend committee heads went into a huddle late last term to select a theme for the annual Junior Weekend, scheduled for May 4, 5, and 6. The result, Junior Weekend 1945 will be based on the old French celebration “Mardi Gras.’’ Co-chairman Ed Allen an nounces, “The class of ’46 is going ahead with plans to transform the campus into a miniature New Or leans with gay, festive Mardi Gras atmosphere.” All of the old Junior Weekend traditions will be carried out. Al ready scheduled are the campus luncheon, all-campus sing, terrace dance, junior prom, and sunset serenade, with new additions and surprises promised. ODT regula tions prevent the regular schedule of Mothers' Day events, but the executive council of Oregon Moth ers will meet in Eugene that week end. Co-chairmen Ed Allen and Jean Kirkwood, juniors in pre-law, have selected the following committee chairmen: Dorothy Simonsen, all campus sing; Ann Van Valzah, campus luncheon; Mary Margaret Ellsworth, coronation; Signe Eck lund, junior prom; Maxine Cady, cujMet serenade; Betty Butler, Anita Young, and Ted Loud, pub licity; Janet Douglas, tickets; Joanne Holstad, executive secre tary; Charlotte Calder, finance; Mary Corrigan, clean-up; and Bob Hamilton, traditions. Rushing for women who wish to enter sororities this term is under way today, and rushees may pick UjT bids for dates between 8 and 11 a.m. at the dean of women’s office. Rushing will ' continue Thursday and Friday. Campus clothes will be worn for all lunch and dinner dates, with the excep tion of Friday night, when short silks will be worn and preferences given. Bids for pledging will be avail able Saturday morning at the dean of women’s office. Plans for spring rushing were made at a Penhellenic meeting Tuesday afternoon in the men’s lounge of Gerlinger hall. Students Number 1731 legist ration material was is sued to about 100 additional stu dents Tuesday, bringing the total to date to 1731 students. At the end of the second day last spring, 1406 students were enrolled. C. L. Constance, as^jst ant registrar, anticipates a spring enrollment of 1800. MOVIE SCHEDULE The spring term series of free motion pictures begins tonight with “Combat, America,” a war film starring Clark Gable. There will be two showings, 7:30 and in 207 Chape :•> o fea tured are “Texas, ' and “i itnw in Nutrition.” UO SERVICE DEAD are honored by ibis myrtlewood memorial plaque now banging- in Johnson ball. One hundred and thirty-four names of University men and women who have died in World War II were included on the first list. PlaqueHonors World War II Students Lost The namfes of 134 University of Oregon men and .women who lost their lives while in the armed forces in World War II have been placed on a memorial plaque in Johnson hall. This myrtlewood plaque, carved by Art Clough, a Eugene wood carver, will be replaced by a per manent brbnze marker at the end of the war. Until the final list of names is compiled, printed lists of names will be inserted as offi cial government notices of their deaths are received. This list will not include prisoners of war. Dean Karl W. Onthank, head of personnel administration, . and Nancy Ames, Portland, ASUO president last year, started the movement to secure this plaque at that time. Complete records of all the more than 5500 men and 200 women University students who are now in the armed services are being kept in the alumni office by Miss Doris Hack, acting alumni secre tary. U 0 Student Wins Forensic Award Speaking on “Enlightened Self ishness,” Beverly Carroll, sopho more in liberal arts, won first place in the women’s division of the oratorical contest sponsored by the Oregon Intercollegiate Foren sic association at Pacific college, March 26. Miss Carroll, represent ing the University, won a $10 award. First place in the men’s division went to Wallace Coleman of Ore gon State college. Oth r schools which entered the contest were Willamette university, L .field col lege, and Pacific col • Graham Wins 50 First Prize In Contest Walter Graham, sophomore m liberal arts, won $50 as first prize in the Marshall-Case-Haycox an nual short story contest, it was an nounced by W. F. G. Thacher in his short story class today. Sec ond prize of $30 was awarded to James R. McGill, junior in liberal arts'. Jean Lawrence, sophomore in journalism, won third place and $20. All three students are mem bers of short story classes. First prize last year was won by Mary McClintic, junior in journal ism. Judges for the contest were: John McCloskey, assistant profes sor of English; Mrs. Blake O’ Haggen, Co-op librarian; and Ar thur Priaulx, public relations offi cer for the Willamette Valley Lum bermen’s association. Jean Lawrence Edits Oresana Jean Lawrence, sophomore in journalism, Tuesday was selected 1945-46 editor of the Oregana by the educational activities board. The appointment is subject to ap proval by the ASUO executive council. Miss Lawrence was managing editor of the 1944-45 Oregana and served as editor of this year's Piggers Guide. She has been ac tive in theater work on the cam pus and is a member of Kwama. Previous to her appointment as Oregana managing editor she was assistant managing editor for the Emerald. Betty Lu Siegman, junior in journalism and associate editor of the Oregana, and Lois Evans, jun ior in journalism and associate edi tor of the Oregana, also applied for the position. The new editor will begin her work this term. Selection of Emerald editor will be made Wednesday, April 11; the business managers of the Oregana and the Emerald will be chosen Friday, April 13. Wittwer, Romtvedt Advanced On Emerald Editorial Staff Appointment of Marguerite Wittwer as managing editor and Winifred Romtvedt as news editor of the Emerald was made Monday, April 2, at a meeting of the educational activities board. Miss Wittwer and Miss Romtvedt, sophomores in jour nalism, replace Elizabeth Haugen as managing editor, and Miss Today’s World The 3rd army’s 4th armored division raced into the outskirts of the old German city of Gotha and reached a point 140 miles from Berlin. Red army troops drove within 8 miles of the outskirts of Vien na and captured the chief Aus trian industrial centers of Wein er, Neustadt, Neunkirchen, and Glognitz. U. S. troops won control of nearly seven miles of Okinawa’s east coast in the battle on Jap an’s threshold while Gen. Doug las MacArthur invaded the Tawi Tawi islands 30 miles from Borneo. * * * The senate killed the house compromise manpower hill by a vote of 4G to 29, but agreed to confer with the house on some form of similar legislation. * * * President Roosevelt has de cided that the United States will not request any additional votes in the world assembly to be pro posed at the San Franicsco con ference, other than the one vote agreed upon at Yalta. Chemistry Seminar Set The first spring term meeting of the chemistry seminar will be held on Tuesday, April 10, at 4:15 p.m. in 103 Deady hall. Dr. W. M. Swangard, veterinary surgeon in Eugene, will speak on “The Poly peptide Index in Relation to Surg ical or Other Cell Damage.’’ Plans to Solve Housing For Veterans Set by VFW A bull-session to thrash out the problem of housing for married veterans who are attending the University under the GI Bill of Rights has been called by Bryant De Bar, commander Post 293, Vet erans of Foreign Wars, in the assembly room of the Eugene hotel at 3:30 Thursday afternoon. Vet erans on the campus faced with lack of housing for their families and any students interested in the problem and with practicable sug gestions are invited by Commander De Bar to attend the meting. Virgil D. Earl, dean of men, and J. O. Lindstrom, University busi ness manager, have been appointed by Acting President Orlando J. Hollis to represent the University administration at the meeting, and to form the committee which will participate m making arrange ments for housing. William Tug man, editor of the Eugene Regis ter-Guard, whose editorial in Mon day’s issue brought the urgency of adequate living facilities for veteran students to the attention of the general public, will par ticipate in the discussions Thurs day. Officials of the CIO and AF of L labor unions will be present to discuss the labor available for construction projects. Governor Snell has delegated Ceorge Aiken, state budget officer, to make a survey of the needs and plans. According to Mr. De Bar, Aiken believes that the state de partment realizes the need for ; housing and is willing to cooperate 1 in any way possible. wittwer as news editor. The ap pointments arc effective March 1, 1945, for the balance of the school year. At the meeting- the educational activities operating budget for the coming year was adopted. Esti mating a cash balance of $7,075.55 on July 1, and receipts of $31,577, receipts are expected to total $38, 652.55. Expenses are estimated at $29,512.24, and $5000 will go into the reserve for mill race develop ment. This leaves an estimated cash balance of $4,140.31. The budget committee consisted of Horace Robinson, acting educa tional activities manager; Audrey Holliday, ASUO president; Mary Riley, AWH president, and J. O. Lindstrom, secretary-treasurer of the educational activities board. Thursday Tea To Introduce Marge Dibble Marge Dibble, AWS president in. 1942-13, will be speaker and hon ored guest at an AWS tea sched uled for 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday in Alumni hall of Gerlinger. Miss Dib ble now is executive secretary for Campfire girls at Portland. Mrs. Golda Wickham, acting dean of women, will pour at the tea. There will be no receiving line and cam pus clothes will be worn. Miss Dibble’s talk will begin at about 4:30. Women interested in camp coun selling will have the opportunity to consult with Miss Dibble, who was president of Phi Theta Upsilon and winner of the Gerlinger cup her junior y^ar at the University. She was a member of Mortar Board, president of Kwama, and vice president of the sophomore class. Basketball Banquet Tickets Available Today A limited number of tickets for students will be available today from the rally squad for a banquet honoring the Duck basketball team and the Eugene high school squ id. The banquet, sponsored by a Eu gene civic organization, will bo held at 6:45 p.m. Thursday at the Eugene Masonic temple. Admis sion will be $2, and 400 people w'ill be seated. The program and speakers for the affair will be announced in Thursday’s Emerald.