Image provided by: University of Oregon Libraries; Eugene, OR
About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 2, 1946)
Campus Honors Visiting
To Sing Sunday
Student Singers Plan
Program of Readings,
Solos, Old Spirituals
Visiting dads will be honored
Sunday afternoon at 4 o’clock in
the music auditorium with a spe
cial University Vesper choir serv
ice. The program will feature Ne
gro spirituals by the choir; read
ings by Bobby Reynolds; James
Cornett, vocal soloist; and Lois
Reader at the organ.
The choir will sing such spiritu
als as “Gonna Ride Up in De Chari
ot,” “Joshua Fit de Battle ob Jeri
-Co.” and “Ole Ork’s a-Moverin’.”
Arrangements are by Noble Cain.
Reading selections by Bobby Rey
nolds will be taken from the works
of Langston Hughes and Paul
James Cornett, sophomore in
liberal arts, will appear as vocal
soloist during the second group of
songs sung by the choir. These
numbers will be “Sweet Little Je
sus Boy” and “Now Rest Beneath
The University student vesper
choir consists of 40 women and is
under the direction of Johnett
King, junior in music. Membership
in the choir is achieved through
voluntary auditions and is spon
sored by the Student Religious
Council. Donald W. Allton, assist- I
ant professor of music, acts as!
adviser to the group.
All dads, students, faculty mem
bers, and University friends are
invited to attend.
Mu Phi Epsilon, women’s music
honorary, will usher.
Music Group Sponsors
Sunday Record Concert
Visiting dads are invited to the
first in the series of browsing room
concerts to be presented during
winter term by Phi Mu Epsilon
Sunday, February 3, at 4:00 p.m.
The program will include records
from Luella Prescott’s collection.
1. Brahms — Academic Festival
2. Beethoven -— Piano Concerto
No. 3 (Selections).
3. Wagner—Excerpts from Tris
tan and Isolde.
^Drop Courses Today
Noon today is the deadline for
dropping classes this term. Any
student who withdraws from a
class later by petitioning will have
the course marked with a “W” on
his permanent record card.
DR. HARRY K. NEWBURN
Many visiting1 Oregon dads will meet the University’s new president
for the first time w'hen he addresses them this weekend.
Students to View 'Carmen*
On Campus Tuesday Night
McArthur Court Converts to Opera House
For Presentation of Famed Romantic Story
By LAURA OLSON -
Advance information concerning “Carmen” runs like this:
Carmen, McArthur court, 8:20 p.m., come early to get good
seats, and don’t forget to bring your ticket. For the more curious
reader (no one excluded) more facts have been unearthed.
The opera takes place in Seville, Spain, about the year 1820.
The music is by George Bizet and the words are sung in French.
For February 23
The YWCA and YMCA are
sponsoring an International Week
end Festival on February 23 here
at Oregon. All students in Oregon
colleges are invited to attend and
take part in discussions and con
ferences on the problems of for
eign students here and in foreign
The purpose of the conference is
to promote better relations be
tween American and foreign stu
dents here and in foreign countries.
Bjorg Hansen and Fred Good
speed are co-chairman for the fes
Invitations, discussion groups,
petitions has been extended to
Saturday, February 2, at 5:00 p.m.
luncheon, and tea. The date for
Petitions to be turned in to Bjorg
Hansen, the YWCA or the YWCA.
Carmen is eomposed of four acts.
Act one takes place in a square
in Seville. Soldiers are waiting for
the guard to be mounted when
Micaela, a village girl, appears;
she seeks a brigadier, Don Jose,
because she brings a message from
his mother. The officer on guard
invites her to wait but she de
clines and departs.
The relief guard and Don Jose
come on and the factory bells ring.
Among the girls hastening to work
is Carmen, a gypsy, who flings
a flower at Don Jose. His interest
is aroused, but the arrival of
Micaela calms him. He resolves to
ignore Carmen and devote him
self to Micaela as his mother
She has scarcely gone and Don
Jose is about to throw Carmen’s
flower away, when a noise is heard
in the factory. When the girls rush
in it is discovered that two of
them have quarreled. One of them
(Please turn to page seven)
Start Holiday Activities
Welcome, Dads! That’s the principal thought and saying
for this weekend, and it’s a greeting extended from the entire
From 10 a.m. to 12:30, dads may register in Johnson hall;
from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in the Eugene hotel lobby, and from
2:30 to 5 in Johnson hall. Life membership in the Dads’ club
may be obtained for $5. An annual membership costs $1.
The Dads' Day luncheon will be- _____
gin at noon, in the Eugene hotel,
but doors will be opened at 11:30
so that those attending may be
seated without rush. Skull and
Dagger, sophomore men’s honor
ary, will usher.
Sammons to Talk
Presiding at the luncheon will
be Oregon Dads’ President Gene
Vandeneynde, and guest speaker,
Ed. C. Sammons, Portland, whose
topic will be “Where Do We Go
From Here?” Short talks are to be
given by President. Harry K. New
bur,n, ASUO President Ed Allen, a
representative from the state board
of higher education, and Mrs. R.
R. Huestis, president of the Ore
gon Mothers’ club. Rev. George
Swift, Salem, will deliver the in
Luncheon entertainment will be
presented by Iris Duva., senior in
business administration, singing
“My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice,”
and James McMullen, singing “The
Drinking Song.” Sylvia Killman,
sophomore in music, will accom
pany the singers.
At the annual business meeting
at 3 p.m., election of officers of
the Dads’ club will be held. This
will be at the Guild theater in
Following this meeting the
campus tour will begin, organizing
in front of Johnson hall. All dads
are encouraged to take part in the
tour, which will last 45 minutes.
Those dads who wish to visit just
a few of the buildings may make
The group will first visit the
Gerlinger lounge, and then the
library, where special points of
interest, will be the browsing room
and various exhibits. The art
museum is next on the list, ..fol
lowed by the museum of natural
history, in Condon hall. Passing to
the old campus, the tour will in
clude a visit to the art school, the
Pioneer Father statue, the Oregon
seal, and the Dads’ gates.
Dinner tonight for dads is
planned at the living organizations
of sons and daughters.
Evening entertainment begins at
8 p.m. in McArthur court, scene
of the Oregon-Washington basket
ball game. Doors open at 7 o’clock.
At halftime Skull and Dagger will
present the 1919 Pacific Coast
basketball champions. This Oregon
team is holding its 26th reunion
here. Members are Carter Brandon,
Francis Jacobberger, Herman Lind.
Eddie Durno. Ned Fowler, and
Also to be presented at halftime
are the trophies to the women’s
living organizations with the
largest numbers of dads register
ing. The Norbland and Shaw
trophies will be given to the first
and second place winners, and the
Laurgaard cup goes to the house
with the largest number of fresh
men’s dads registering.
Organization Open Houses
General campus open house is
planned for after the game. All
living organizations on the campus
will be open for visitors, and Ger
linger lounge will serve coffee and
cookies to all coming there. The
girls living in Gerlinger hall and
Mrs. Edith Seifert, Gerlinger
hostess, will serve.
Dads are welcome to visit any
houses they wish, not just those
of their sons and daughters. Most
of the houses have planned in
formal entertainment and refresh
ments, and the open house will
serve as a get-together with old
friends and an opportunity to meet
other members of the Dads’ as
Sunday’s schedule of events for
the Dads’ executive committee be
gins • at breakfast in the Eugene
hotel at 8:30 a.m. Old^ and new
members will attend.
All dads are invited by the
churches of Eugene to come to
services at 11 a.m. Special recog
nition to the occasion will be made
by the ministers.
Sunday dinner will be in the
respective living organizations of
dads’ sons or daughters. Final
event of the weekend is scheduled
for 4 p.m. at the music auditorium.
The University vespers will enter
tain with an all-Negro program of
music. Jim McMullen, baritone,
will be soloist, singing “Sweet
Little Jesus Boy,” accompanied by
the choir. The choir will also sing
three spirituals and “Now Rest
Beneath Night’s Shadows,” with
Lois Roeder accompanying at the
Non-musical highlight of the
(Please turn to page seven)
All campus representatives
in the March of Dimes drive
are asked to contact Eileen
Reimer today or before Mon
THE UNIVERSITY VESPER CHOIR
Highlight of Sunday’^ schedule for Dads will he -the Vesper choir concert at 4 p.m. in the music school auditorium