Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, August 16, 1945, Page 8, Image 8

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Several men from the University of Oregon campus have
been home on furloughs during the summer months; still oth
ers have come home to stay. We can all look forward to seeing
some of the old gang back this fall.
A few of those who were home were Bill Love, now stationed
at Notre Dame in the ROTC program; Shubert Fendrick (a.
former shackrat); Chuck kelson, a former swimming star who
is in the Timberwolf division; and Dan Mahoney, who received
further training in the States and is now due for service in
Don Kirsch, Phi Delt, has re
ceived a medical discharge alter
being wounded in the European
campaign. We hope to see this for
mer basketball, star back this fall.
Russ MonOhan' is reportedly tak
ing a laboratory technician course
in the army, medical corps. Steve
Bodner, forme* fotitball star, is sta
tioned dn India at present.
Ij'T'Vie Overseas
Vic Huffaker, now 'a private sta
tioned in Belgium with the 258th
engineers 'combat1,-'battalion, and
former Emerald worker, is almost
half a world, AWay1 ftbril'Mbroth
er, Carl Huffaker, who is stationed
in the Philippines with the 2nd
reconnaissance squadron (long
range photo). Carl, who received
his bachelor’s degree and had begun
on. his masters, was an anthro
pology major. Vic has been in the
army since December', 1943; Carl
has been in since February, 1912.
Three Portland Marines recently
were commissioned second lieuten
ants, after graduating from platoon
commanders school at Quantico,
Va. They are; Kenneth C. Hume,
Robert E. Santee, and Harry Saltz
man. All attended this university.
Emil Edwards Ek, UO football,
basketball, and track team mem
ber, was commissioned an ensign
in the naval reserve and designated
a naval aviator recently at the
naval air training bases, Pensacola,
Florida. He has completed his in
termediate training at the “Annap
olis of the Air,” and will be ordered
to duty either at an instructor’s
school for further training or at an
operational base.
China Service
PFC Wendell L. Reeder, Theta
Chi, is now on duty with the Chi
nese combat command, the United
States army organization working
in the field with the Chinese army
to increase their effectiveness
against the Japanese invaders.
PFC Reeder entered the army in
January, 1944. He received his basic
training at Fort Riley, Kansas, and
went to Burma in time to join the
Mars task force on its memorable
march to see action near the Burma
Lt. (j.g.) Kenneth B. McCubbins,
i USNR, who piloted a carrier-based
Avenger on 39 combat missions
while attached to the torpedo
bomber squadron of air group 17,
won his wings in April, 1943. He
is a wearer of the distinguished
flying cross and has been awarded
the air medal for the third time.
He is an Oregon graduate and a
member of Sigma Nu fraternity.
Marine First Lt. Joseph F. Mar
ty, class of ’42, has piloted his dive
bomber on 56 combat missions in
support of army troops in the Phil
ippines. He is a member of Sigma
Alpha Epsilon.
Murphy In Paris
Captain Allen J. Murphy, UO
graduate, was attached to the pho
to interpretation section of intelli
gence with Patton’s third army. He
has been reassigned to headquar
ters near Paris. Captain Murphy
received his degree in anthropol
ogy. He was a member of Scab
bard and Blade.
John J? Mathews, former jive ex
pert and Emerald associate editor
tor, has returned to the States on
rotation furlough frorq the Pacific.
He has been visiting Portland and
Another shackrat who also dab
bled in radio, Bill Minehart, is sta
tioned at a general hospital near
Manila. He reported he had seen his
former roommate, Walter Lund
berg, who is recovering from
wounds* 52SS
Junior Birdman
One of the former junior bird
men of the air corps group sta
tioned on the campus in 1943-44,
Don Ness, is in India.
Hoy Vernstrom, BMOC of a few
I years ago, has been discharged
from the marine corps after almost
four years of service. He plans to
Vork for an advertising agency in
Two Oregon men figured in the
dramatic rescue of the three sur
vivors of a plane crash from
Shangri-La, the hidden valley in
New Guinea. Reynolds Allen pilot
ed a glider into the valley three
times in rescue work. He reported
that one of the rescue party was a
former Oregon Beta. However, he
didn’t mention his name.
Oregon Alpha Tau Omega Jack
Crocker wrote that he’s a naviga
tor on a B-17 now but expects to
be transferred to B-29’s. Another
Tau, Oge Young, received a
combat promotion to first lieuten
ant while he was in Genoa in the
Major Gene L. Brown, ’42, is sta
tioned in the Bavarian Alps with
the 101st airborne division. He has
125 points but plans to stay in the
Lt. Ed Moshofsky, of the three
famous Moshofskys, visited Port
land and Eugene recently and was
to report to Louisiana in the middle
of August.
Bill Phipps is in Bombay, India,
handling the Associated Press In
dia service.
After six years of service with
•the army, Mark H. Hathaway of
Eugene has been discharged at Fort
Lewis and will return to the Uni
versity under the GI Bill of Rights.
He spent 33 months in the Pacific
theater with the 41st division a.nd
received the purple heart after be
ing wounded at Biak.
Other former Ducks who are
planning to return include'Bill Mc
Clennan, former DU and Phi Delt
Jimmy Griswold.
Almost time for the fall term to start—and you’re
off for a year of study and fun! On either count,
YOU’LL want to be in the well-dressed group. For
a combination of the season s favorite styles, super
quality, and low prices—buy your—
• Skirts
• Blouses
« Sweaters
• Jackets
® Kerchiefs
• Suits
• Coats
9 Shoes
® Trousers
9 Shirts
ta Qn&aan
When you arrive in Eugene, make HADLEY'S
your clothing headquarters. You will soon dis
cover they have everything you desire when it
comes to good looking college wardrobes.
Suits are a must on every college campus, we
mean OREGON, of course, is no exception. You
will find just the type of suit for dress or campus
Assure your parents they will be wise by letting
you complete your college wardrobe after you
Sweaters and Sox
Undies and Jewelry
McDonald Theater Bldg.