Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, January 31, 1946, Image 1

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Campus Snaps Out of Lethargy; Letters Flood Editor’s Office
See editorial page for anti-new constitution opinions ...
Assembly Will Explain ASUO Reform
Snowball Due
To Roll Tonight
Big Rally Will Touch Off
Busy Webfoot Weekend
With ear-splitting shouts, shrieks,
and yells, students will swing into
a busy week-end tonight as they
stage an all-campus snowball
-Boise rally in preparation for the
Washington - Oregon basketball
games here Friday and Saturday
Three Sections
Divided into three sections, the
rally squad will begin rolling three
separate snowballs, one from Del
ta’ Delta Delta, another from Beta
Theta Pi, and the third from Sig
ma Kappa, picking up students as
they go, and finally converging on
the University street side of Mc
Arthur court. Here Dick Savinar,
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Veteran's Reaction
Topic of Radio Play
“Talk Their Language,’’ the
story of a returning serviceman,
will be presented by the University
radio workshop players over radio
station KOAC today from 4 to
*Yhe script, written by Sergeant
Millard Lampbell of the writers’
war board, will be produced and
directed by Ted Hallock, junior
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Anita Young, top left; Marguer
ite Wittvver, bottom left; Jack
Craig, left; Marilyn Sage, center,
and Ed Allen, right, members of
the University Congress committee
which revised the existing ASUO
constitution, will explain the -new
government at the assembly today.
Dads’ Day Luncheon Scheduled,
Committee Announces Program
"Eddie" Sammons To Be Guest Speaker;
Students To Sing Songs From Operas
The annual Dads’ day
luncheon, one of the first of
the weekend’s functions, will
be held Saturday noon at the
Eugene hotel. Dads, any
mothers who come, and sons
and daughters are invited to
Gene Vandeneynde, president of
the Oregon Dads’ association, will
preside at the luncheon. Guest
speaker for the occasion will be
E C. (Eddie) Sammons, president
cf the United States National bank
in Portland, who will speak on
“Where Do We Go From Here?”
Extend Greetings
Greetings from the University
and from the students_ will be ex
tended to the dads by President
Harry K. Newburn and ASUO
President Ed Allen. Short speeches
will be given by a representative
from the state board of higher
education and Mrs. R. R. Huestis,
Oregon Mothers’ club president.
Rev. George Swift, Salem, will de
liver the invocation.
Entertainment planned for the
guests will include Iris Duva,
business administration senior,
who will sing “My Heart at Thy
Sweet Voice,” from “Sampson and
Delilah,” and James McMullen,
singing The Drinking Song from
“Hamlet.” Sylvia Killman, sopho
more in music, will accompany
both singers.
Tickets on Sale
Luncheon tickets are being sold
by Mrs. Patricia Cramer in Dean
Karl Onthank’s office until time
for the luncheon. She reports that
they are selling “like hotcakes,”
and less than half the original 400
are left. The tickets sell for one
dollar each.
Transportation for the dads ar
riving on the 11:55 train from
Portland will be provided by the
transportation committee, headed
by Bob Merrifield. Cars meeting
the train will drive the dads di
rectly to the luncheon. Afterwards
the fathers will be transported to
Johnson hall, where the business
meeting will be held. Decorated
with greetings to the dads, all cars
used for this purpose will have
been donated by the University
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Girls Lead Dimes Drive;
Campaign Closes Today
As the March of Dimes drive goes into the final day, campus
chairmen are still "diggin’ for Duck dimes” in an attempt to hit
the University goal of $1800. According to reports turned in.
the women’s organizations are now leading the men’s in con
tributions by the wide margin of $236.29 to $43.53.
The individual reports from the men’s organizations are
Alpha Tau Omega, $13.35; Sigma Alpha Epsilon, $12, Phi
Delta Theta, $5.94; Chi Psi, $5.24:
and Delta Upsilon, $7.
Men Still Hope
This is not a comprehensive
report, according to chairmen Jim
Ell'ison, Charlie Reynolds, and Sam
Benveniste, and they announce
that they are still hopeful of rais
ing the total contributions of the
campus men.
The standing of the women’s or
ganizations and their respective
chairmen are Highland house, Jear
Young, $4; Rebec house, Viviar
Miller, $2.29; University house
Lorena Lewis, $8.30; Judson house
Billie McCartney, $23; Orides
Colleen Mariott, $7.50; Alpha
Gamma Delta, Beverly Miller, $15:
Alpha Omicron Pi, Jeanne Ride
out, $17.60; Chi Omega, Ann Bart
lett, $9.50; Delta Gamma, Jeanne
Herndon, $11.65; Delta Zeta
Sharon Willits, $9.40; Kappa Alpha
Theta, Janet Davis, $16; Pi Beta
Phi, Beverly Pitman, $48; Sigma
Kappa, Pat Mathieson, $15; Alpha
Phi, Joyce Strickland, $22; Delta
Delta Delta, Audrey Kuhlberg
$8; Gamma Phi Beta, Diane Mead.
$6.60; Kappa Kappa Gamma
Shirley Lukins, $12; and Zeta Tan
Alpha, Helen Williams, $5.45.
Girls’ chairmen Helyn Wohler
Mary Lewis, Dorothy Davies, anc
Colleen Mariott consider these
totals and indication of their ulti
mate win.
Still Short
The reports that have been re
corded show that over $1520 must
be raised before the goal is
reached. It is estimated that a con
tribution of 70c per person woulc
be sufficient to complete the quota
The representatives in each
house are reminded to bring th«
contributions to the cabinet room
of the YMCA, Friday, between 1
and 2, when Lionel Domreis will
issue receipts and collect funds.
Drafters of
On Program
Ed Allen, who last year was
elected president of the Uni
versity student body on his
platform of ASUO govern
mental reform comprising a
program of student representa
tion in a heretofore untried
University Congress, will open
today’s assembly at 11 a.m. in
McArthur court.
The purpose of the assembly ig
to answer inquiries of many stu
dents and faculty members as to
the actual workings of the new
plan of student government as
outlined in the revised ASUO con
stitution published in Tuesday’s
Over 30 letters from stu
dents protesting the present
revision of the ASUO consti
tution chiefly on the grounds
of insufficient power invested
in the student government .
were received by Emeraltf
Editor Louise Montag Wed- *
nesday. >
Examples of these letters '
appear today on the editorial
Open Discussion
Discussion between the audience
and members of the committee,
which drafted the constitution will
follow brief explanations of the
most debated provisions of the new •
The system of representation pro
posed in the new plan of the Uni
versity Congress will be explained
by Jack Craig, ASUO vice-presi
dent. Craig will show that the
present system of class represen
tation on the ASUO executive
council is inadequate and that
representation according to living- .
organization and specific groups
is a more fair and democratic gov
ernmental form.
Issues Explained
Marguerite Wittwer, Emerald,
managing editor, will briefly out
line the organization of the Con
gress as a legislative body.
The* duties of ASUO officers
will be defined by Anita
Young, senior representative
on the executive council. Con
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Chi O’s, A D Pi’s
Win Coed Contest
Chi Omega and Alpha Delta Pi
sororities tied for first place in
the Coed Capers contest of living
organizations to first reach 100
per cent in ticket sales. Other
houses reaching their quotas were:
Sigma Kappa, Alpha Omicront Pi,
Gerlinger Girls, Zeta Tau Alpha;
Kappa Kappa Gamma and Susan
Campbell Hall. This is the first
time oh record that a woman's
living organization as large as
Susan Campbell housing 123 wo
men has ever gone 100 per cent.
There are still several living or
ganizations that have not picked!
up their Capers tickets, and they1
are asked to contact Bjorg Han
sen at the Kappa Kappa Gamma
house as soon as possible.
Any representative of a living
organization to reach 100 per cent
is to be given a free ticket to tbc