Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, February 26, 1946, Image 1

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Government Progress ...
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Constitution - Page 7
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Number 92
Final Constitution Draft Published Today
Eugene Three O'ClocI
Rooms; Need for Spri
By Chuck de Ganahl
So that veterans returning to
the University next term will not
have to be turned away disappoint
ed because there is no place to
house them, the University and the
Eugene chamber of commerce are
sponsoring a drive to open Eu
gene’s houses to accomodate 500
more veterans seeking an educa
At a meeting of the chamber of
commerce Ten O’clock club Fri
day afte-.ioon, Chairman Frank
Senn outlined the housing drive,
which started Sunday, to get liv
ing quarters to handle the expect
ed increase in returning GI’s
spring term.
The opening gun of the cam
paign was an interview over radio
station KORE with Dr. Harry K.
Newburn, president of the Uni
versity, and H. J. Cox, president
of the Eugene chamber. Dr. New
burn pointed out that the Univer
sity^ is at a very critical point be
cause of the housing shortage, and
that the response to this drive
might well determine whether the
school will grow as Oregon grows
in the future.
Student Poetry
Prose Sought
New Magazine Feature
Added to Annual Odeon
With a magazine being published
in conjunction with Odeon this
year for the first time, there is a
much greater need for short
stories, essays, and poetry than
ever before.
Short stories and essays may
•%tSi^from 1000 to 2000 words, with
verse running any length. Ap
proximately 10 short stories and
essays will be published, depend
ing upon the quality of the ma
terial submitted.
Use Box
To facilitate submission of ma
terial, a box will*be placed at the
student Co-op this week, and all
work may be left there. If more
convenient, essays and short
stories may be turned in to Dr.
Robert Horn, and poetry to Mrs.
Alice Ernst.
The short stories, essays, and
poetry will be selected for publica
tion and presentation at Odeon by
a faculty and student committee
of judges.
In conjunction with a program
of original dance and music, the
poetry that is best adapted for oral
presentation will be read at the
-Odeon performance, Sunday eve
ning", April 28, by readers trained
by Professor R. D. Clark of the
speech department. Other longer
verse wrill be published in the
Deadline Set
The deadline for all material to
be entered in Odeon is March 22,
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k Club Sets Goal of 500
r»g Term Accomodations
The aid of over 50 Eugene mer
chants is being enlisted in the drive
to collect applications for the vet
erans’ rooms. Posters and applica
tion blanks are being distributed
to business houses all over Eugene.
Persons wishing to sign up to house
a GI may sign up at any of these
stores or may call Mrs. Alice B.
MacDuff, University housing sec
retary, 3300 extension 331 and sign
A similar campaign for winter
term residences early this year di
rectly made 437 rooms and apart
ments available to veterans and
eased the situation for many
Remodeling Nec.essary
In a talk to the Ten O’clock
club Friday, President Cox told the
gathering, “We’re starting this
campaign early, and we have a
definite reason. Last January we
discovered that many Eugeneans
would have provided rooms for the
boys if there had been time to get
ready. Some of the rooms needed
a little remodeling and furnishings
like beds, desks, or chairs. By
starting this effort early, we plan
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Chairman J946 Ited Cross Drive
Red Cross Opens Annual Relief Drive;
Delta Zeta First to Fill Donation Quota
Opening the 1946 -Red Cross
drive, Delta Zeta sorority Monday
donated |L00 per cent toward the
$1500 campus goal. The .prganiza
tion having the highest quota per
member will receive the Red Cross
cup award.
Progress toward the $1500 cam
pus goal will be shown in the
Co-op as a house is built, repre
senting one of the many homes lost
in the recent Springfield disaster.
Each living organization will
strive to reach its goal of one
o. ewwp
It’s not the house that Jack built, but the goal in the 1946
Red Cross drive when the drive quota is attained. A house
similar to the one pictured will be constructed in the Co-op as
the $1500 goal is reached.
New Guinea’s Shangri-la
Viewed by UO Graduate
By Maryann Thielen
New Guinea’s famous Shangri
la is an actuality for Carl Huffak
er, Jr., who flew over the valley
ancf prepared photographs of the
region for mapping purposes while
he was with the 2nd photo chart
ing squadron, a mapping unit of
the air corps.
Huffaker, anthropology gradu
ate student, was attached to one of
the five air corps units used for
aeronautical charting, specializing
in little known regions. His job
was to coordinate the work of the
photographic units with the map
ping units. While his unit was sta
tioned in Hollandia photographing
the New Guinea area, Huffaker
had an opportunity to fly over
Shangri-la which had been re
discovered in 1941 by men from
the air transport command work
ing out an air route.
Discovered In 1939
“A party of 90 from the Ameri
can Museum of Natural History
had previously discovered the val
ley in 1939,” Huffaker said, “but
they had not published their in
formation. The ATC boys were
disappointed when they found out
that they weren't the original dis
“The flat valley floor is about
5000 feet in elevation surrounded
by numerous ridges 10,000 feet or
more in height. The impassable
gorge through which the river
leaves the valley completes an
isolation as perfect as that of its
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dollar per member and construct
its own house.
Highest Wins
Contrary to the announcement
made in Saturday’s Emerald, the
Red Cross cup award will be pre
sented to the house having the
highest quota per member, as in
the past.
A booth will be placed in the
Co-op for students who wish to
contribute to the drive.
House representatives met at the
Side Monday to officially open the
drive. Campbell club represented
the men on the campus; other
men’s organizations should contact
Geneva. Davis, drive chairman, to
receive their material.
List Given
House representatives are:
Campbell Club, Bill Cooley; Alpha
Chi Omega, Mary Alice Blockiing
er; Alpha Phi, Jo Ann Sappenfield;
Alpha Delta Pi, June Clayton;
Alpha Gamma Delta, Beverly
Howard; Alpha Hall, Mary Wat
kins; Alpha Omicron Pi, Patty
Boyer; Alpha Xi Delta, Mary Ella
Velgulch; Delta Delta Delta, Glen
na Burnett; Delta Zeta, Marjorie
Gamma Hall, June Robbins;
Gamma Phi Beta, Mavis De La
mare; Hendricks Hall, Pat John
son; Highland House, Margaret
Kielsmeier; Hilyard House, Pat
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Russian Film Scheduled
On Free Movies Series
“Alexander Nevsky,” a Russian
film, will be featured in 207 Chap
man hall Wednesday evening, un
der the sponsorship of the Educa
tional Activities board. It follows
the story of Einstein’s symbolic
epic of the Russian peoples’
struggle against the invading Ger
man knights in the ISth century.
Starring the famous Russian
actor, Nicolai Cherasov, the entire
dialogue is in Russian with English
titles. The score was written by
Porko Fiefs, and the camera work
is by Tisse>.
There will be two continuous
showings of the film from 7:30 to
10:30 p.m. Students, members of
the faculty, and townspeople are
invited to attend.
Students to Petition
For Amendment
The proposed new constitu
tion of the Associated Students
of the University of Oregon in
its final draft after nearly two
terms of writing and rewriting
is presented for the approval
of the student body in the
Emerald today.
Following this first publication
of the Constitution in its complete
form, members of the University
Congress committee, headed by
Chairman Jack Craig', will circu
late petitions among students on
the campus requesting the present
ASUO executive council to amend
the existing ASUO constitution.
The petition reads as fol
lows: “In view of the in
adequacy of the present stu
dent government, we, the
undersigned, members of the
Associated Students of the
University of Oregon, do here
by petition under Article VI!
of the present constitution to
amend the present constitu
tion. These amendments shall
be those published in the Ore- >
goii Daily Emerald, February
26, 1946.”
Article VII of the present
constitution reads as follows: ,
Section I. Proposition of
amendments. Clause 1. Amend
ments to this constitution may
be proposed by a petition
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Women Plan
Recital Tonight
More Than 100 Voices
Featured In Musical
The University Women’s chorus,
featuring over 100 voices under the
direction of Jan Kok, graduate
assistant in the music school, wili
present a recital in the music
school auditorium this evening at.
8:15 o’clock. The recital is under
the auspices of the educational ac
tivities board! Students and towns
people are invited'.
Miss Sylvia Killman, sophomore
in music, will be accompanist. She
will also play two piano solos,
Chopin’s “Nocturne Opus 72, num
ber 1,” and Racmaninoff’s “Prel
ude Opus 32, number 12.”
Program Listed
The first section of the program
will include “Alleluja” by Mozart
from the motet “Exultate Jubi
late,” arranged by Wallingford
Riegger; “Sheep May Safely
Graze” by Bach, arranged by
Katherine Davis; and “Reverie” by
Debussy, arranged by Bryceso.a
A group of songs characteristic
of various nationalities will make
up the second part of the program.
Negro Songs
Included will be two Negro spi
rituals, “Were You There?” ar
ranged by H. T. Burleigh, and
“Peter, Go Ring Dem Bells,” ar
ranged by Noble Cain; “Down By
the Sally Gates,” an old Irish mel
ody, arranged by Richard Dono
van; and a song taken from a
French lullaby, “Little Children
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