Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, April 23, 1946, Image 1

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TUESDAY. April 23. 194o
Number 10!>
Marguerite Wittwer to Head Emerald
Tri-delts Top GPA List;
All-campus Score Rises
Women Lead Men in Winter Grade Compilation
As Independent Coeds' Average Sets Pace
For the second straight term Delta Delta Delta leads the
University in grade point averages, a tabulation released yester
day by the registrar’s office reveals. The house average was
2.76 as compared with fall term’s 2.782.
Pi Beta Phi with 2.669, Orides with 2.666 and University
Tmuse with 2.652 were second, third and fourth, respectively.
Grade Pupils
To Broadcast
Primary Students Plan
KOAC Program May 9
The University will play host
May 9 to grade school students
from all parts of Oregon who will
travel here to’ participate in the
final broadcast of the radio pro
gram “Let’s Sing, America,” it has
been announced by Maude Garnett,
associate professor of public-school
_ JiTow in its third year, the “Let’s
Sing, America” program is pro
duced and sung each week over
KOAC by junior class majors in
public-school music.
Familiar Songs
Written especially for grade stu
dents in one- and two-room schools,
the program specializes in famili
ar songs. According to Miss Gar
nett, director of “Let’s Sing,
America,” much interest is shown
in the programs, which give the
children a chance to join in the
singing as they gather around ra
dios in their respective schools.
As in the past, all schools inter
ested in the program have again
been extended invitations to at
tend the final broadcast, which will
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Richardson Plans
Two Appearances
Two public lectures by Sullivar
C. Richardson are scheduled foi
today. The first, at 4 p.m., in Roorr
207 Chapman hall, is called “Rub
ber River,” and will describe th«
search for wild rubber in the South
American jungles.
The second address, also ir
Chapman hall, will be at 7:30 to
night. Entitled “Good Neighbor:
and Strategic Materials,” this ad
dress will tell of the struggle tc
find and make available to the al
lies certain strategic raw materi
These appearances of the dis
tinguished explorer are being spon
sored by the Association of Ameri
can Colleges arts program.
Committee Meet At 4
Junior Weekend chairmen o
traditions, prom, sing, serenade
finance, promotion, publicity, pa
-*ade, clean-up, coronation, lunch
eon, and terrace dance are request
ed to attend a four o’clock meet
ing today at the Junior Weekeni
office in McArthur court.
The all-campus average of 2.501
is higher than last term’s 2.446 but
not as high as the 2.527 of a year
Both Improve
Both men’s and women's aver
ages have also improved over fall
The men’s average has raised
from 2.286 to 2.453 and the women’s
from 2.515 to 2.538.
Non-organization women led
women’s groups with a 2.589
average. Others were sororities,
2.555; women’s clubs, 2.549; and
women’s dormitories 2.457.
Listed in decreasing order, the
grade point averages are:
Tri-Delts Lead
Delta Delta Delta, 2.76; Pi Beta
Phi, 2.669; Orides,. 2.166; Univer
sity house, 2.652; Alpha Gamma
Delta, 2.645; Alpha Chi Omega,
2.642; Kappa Alpha Theta, 2.63945;
Delta Gamma, 2.639944; Alpha
Phi, 2.61.
Alpha hall, 2.595; Highland
house, 2.588; Alpha Delta Pi, 2.544;
Gamma hall, 2.541; Hendricks hall,
2.521; Gamma Phi Beta, 2.519;
Sigma Kappa, 2.516; Hilyard
house, 2.495; Chi Omega, 2.487.
Alpha Omicron Pi, 2.462; Judson
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Newly-appointed editor of the
Emerald for the 1946-47 year.
Registration Closes
Increases 107%
Since the close of formal
registration on April 13, eight
more students have been ad
mitted to the University, rais
ing the total to 3786, a 107 per
. cent increase over the same
time last year.
Included in the new enroll
ment figure are 2052 men and
1734 women, 1694 of them
Federal aid from the reha
bilitation act is given 200 of
the veterans, and 1420 receive
benefits of the G.I. Bill of
Rights. Thirteen more receive
state aid.
Entering the University for
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New Editor Pledges Intra-Staff Cooperation,
Says Paper to Have Straightforward Policy
Marguerite Wittwer, junior in journalism, was named
editor of the Emerald for 1946-47 by the educational activities
board yesterday. The appointment is subject to the approval
of the ASUO executive council.
Miss Wittwer is the managing editor of the Emerald this
year and has served as news editor, women’s pare editor and
excnange ecntor. hhe is a member
of Phi Theta Upsilon, Theta Sigma
Phi, Pot and Quill, and Sigma
As editor of next year’s Emerald,
Miss Wittwer said she will “em
phasize the necessity of closer
inter-staff cooperation," and prac
tice the policy of “being personally
acquainted with each member of
the staff."
Her editorial policy, she con
tinued, will be “to evaluate the
situation, determine what course of
action seems best for the school as
a whole in the long run, and then
to state frankly the standpoint of
the Emerald."
Miss Wittwer will announce the
names of the members of the up
per news staff for next year at
the annual Emerald banquet May
Two other applicants, Hert
Penny and Marilyn Sage, also were
interviewed by the board.
New Students Warned
To Visit Photographer
All new students must have
their picture taken before their
registration is complete. Pic
tures taken between 1:30 and
4:30 p.m., April 18 and April
23 in Room 2, Johnson hall
basement. This is a University
> The Junior Weekend committee pictured above, under the direction of co-chairman Marily
' Sage and Tom Kay, will meet at 4 o’clock today in the Junior Weekend office at McArthu
Front row: left to right, Pat Metcalf, Marilyn Sage, Lola Mae Heagney, Ann Scriptei
i Joyce Utz, Virginia Harris, Dorothy Davis. Back row: left to right, Dave Fortmiller, Her
Penny, By Mayo, Tom Kay, LeRoy Erickson.
Campus Starts
Saving Foods
Houses Asked to Aid "
Famine Relief Drive
In accordance with Presi
dent Truman s call for coopera
tion on the nation-wid food
conservation program, the Uni
versity of Oregon’s food-fer
famine campaign starts today.
Organizing the University cam
paign is Druids, junior men’s
honorary, which is appealing to all
students and living organizations
to aid in the "world food crisis
that is literally a matter of life
or death to millions of people in
war-torn Europe and Asia.”
Charles Howard, professor of law,
who has recently returned from
the famine area in Europe, is aid
ing Druids in this campaign.
Main Point
According to Bass Dyer, presi
dent of Druids, one point that Mr.
Truman’s emergency committee
has agreed on can be inaugurated
on the campus immediately, and.
| the University conservation pro
gram will be centered around this
Cut waste and eat less wheat
products, fats and oils—substi
tuting foods that are plenti
ful. Reduce the use of bread 1
and other wheat foods by 40 ,
per cent; fats and oils by 20
per cent.
Druids are organizing a
campus-wide campaign now
which will carry out this pro
gram, Dyer said. Attempts will
be made through campus liv
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Operators’ Strike
Remains Unsettled
With "absolutely nothing” done
towards settling the bus strike in
Eugene, matters look gloomy for
the University adventurer who
will be taking his excursions by
foot, according to George Brewer,
commissioner of conciliation for
the U. S. Conciliation Service. Mo
future meeting was set at the first
meeting on Friday in Portland.
Representatives of the Oregon
Motor Stages and of the Motor
Coach Employes Union Division
1055 could not come to any agree
ment at the parley, at a session
attended by Mayor Earl McNutt
and City Manager Dean Seeger of
Eugene, and State Public Utilities
Commissioner George H. Flagg.
While the city drivers seek a 30
per cent increase from the present
rate of 95 cents an hour, the com
pany is understood to have offered
$1.12’ o an hour. Until future con
ciliation is afforded, the tieup will
remain the only dark cloud over