Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, May 01, 1946, Image 1

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    Druid Food Savers
Plan Famine Meal
Famine dinners will be the order of the day on the Oregon
campus Thursday evening as a part of the Druid program to
promote the nation-wide food conservation drive. Druids,
junior men’s honorary, is urging all campus living organiza
tions to cooperate in this graphic presentation of famine con- j
Stations Feature
Junior Weekend
Junior Weekend is the theme of
the Campus Headline program on
stations KEX and KOAC from 9
to 9:30 tonight, according to Mar
vin Krenk, assistant director in
speech and drama.
The script, written by Bob Kirk
patrick, “Ox” Wilson, and Shirley
Peters, will follow the adventures
of a farmer and his wife visiting
their coed daughters on Junior
The cast consists of George Wat
kins, Helen Sigismund, Bob Kirk
patrick, “Ox” Wilson, Barbara
Hawkins, and Patricia Metcalf.
Floyd Stapp and Claire Lewis will
be the featured vocalists, accom
panied by Gene Edwards, who will
also play solo boogie-woogie. The
Omega hall chorus, directed by
Jan Kok, and the Alpha Gamma
Delta chorus, directed by Marie
Peery, and featuring Rose Zena
Latta are presenting a preview of
the all-campus sing. Floyd Stapp
and Bonnie Chappell will also pre
sent solo pieces on the program.
Co-chairmen of the weekend,
Marilyn Sage and Tom Kay, will
appear to explain in detail the ac
tivities of the event. The Weekend
queen, Pat Metcalf, will be inter
viewed during th headline produc
Leading off the conservation |
program Thursday will be guest '
speaker Clyde L. Walker, executive i
vice-chairman of jobs for veterans
in Oregon, who will speak at an
all-campus assembly in McArthur
court at 11. Walker will come to
the campus as -a representative
from the office of Joe Carson,
state chairman for the food con
servation program.
Rex Gunn, freshman in journa
lism, will give his speech, “Two
Hours of Sunshine,” at the as
sembly. Gunn’s speeeh took second
prize at the Pacific forensic speech
league contest held at Stockton,
Menu which Bass Dyer, Druid
president, suggested Tuesday for
living organiaztions to follow dur
ing their famine dinner is: 1 small
dish of potato soup, 1 small corn
pone with very little marmalade,
and 1 very small piece of cheese.
Purpose gf this dinner, Dyer ex
plained, is to portray conditions in
the famine area.
Charles Howard, professor of
law, who is assisting Druids in
their campaign, said Tuesday that
Walker will speak “from great ex
perience on the European continent
where he faced first-hand the prob
lems of famine.” Walker, who
majored in political science,
graduated from the University in
the class of ’38. While on the cam
pus he was a member of Alpha
Tau Omega and Scabbard and
Blade and was active in athletics
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ATO Sweetheart and ATO
To Star in 'Dear Brutus’
Marge Allingham
To Play 'Caroline1
By Dorothy Thomson
Lady Caroline in “Dear
Brutus” is capably played by1
a busy little junior named
Marjorie Allingham. Not con-!
tent with her many duties as
vice-president of Delta Delta
Delta, business manager of the
University theater, and secretary
to Horace Robinson and Ottilie
Seybolt. she also takes active par
ticipation in dramatics. Her current
role calls for the characterization
of a pampered society woman
dripping with affectations.
“Dear Brutus” is the tenth show
for which she has been business
manager. She has acted in three
of the plays, namely “Trojan Wo
men,” “The Time of Your Life,”
and “Dear Brutus” and was as
sistant director for “Liliom.” She
has also been active on the stage
crews of all the shows this year.
Twenty-year-old Marge is very
enthusiastic about mountain climb
ing and she likes to play tennis
with Jack Miller. “He’s trying to
teach me but I'm afraid it’s kind
of a slow process,” she laughed.
Radio Ham
Marge is also an amateur radio
operator or “ham” and has her own
transmitter at home in Tigard,
Oregon. She is definitely interested
in radio work and is employed by
Portland’s station KGW in the
summer. She plans to go into some
phase of radio work when she is
—graduated next year.
She attended Girl’s Polytechnic
high school in Portland where she
was president of the student body.
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888 mmtXSSBs. ,
Theta Sigs Tap Top Newswomen;
Holbrook to Address Matrix Table
Guest of honor at the Theta Sigma Phi Matrix Table banquet
Gus Arnheim Spotlighted
During 'State Fair* Prom
The premiere dance of spring term, the Junior Prom, will
feature Gus Arnheim and his orchestra, Dorothy Davis, “State
Fair” Prom chairman has announced. The Prom will have the
tapping of Druids, junior mens’ honorary, during its inter
mission as well as the presentation of Koyl and Gerlinger cups
for the most outstanding man and woman on the Oregon
campus. --
Gus Arnheim was “discovered"
ac a piano player in a band at
the Coconut Grove, Los Angeles,
where he later played an eighteen
months’ engagement as the direc
tor of his own band. He is an
acclaimed writer of popular songs
and has to his record such hit
numbers as “I Cried for You,”
“Mandalay,” “It Must Be True,’.’
“Sweet and Lovely,” “Was I
Wrong,” “I’m Gonna Get You,”
“Put Your Little Arms Around
Me,” “I Surrender Dear,” “At
Your Command,” “Under the
Palms,” and others.
When music had its advent on
the screen, Gus Arnheim was
quickly drafted into service. He
was featured in the motion pic
tures “Street Girl,'.’ “Puttin’ On the
Ritz,” “Flying High,” “The Cuban,”
“Her Majesty Love,” and many
A few years ago Gus Arnheim
and his orchestra left for a limited'
tour of theatres which ended ini
New York. They then went abroad:
where they played at the Savoy1
Hotel in London and Les Ambassa
deurs in Paris. Popular acclaim de
manded their return to the Savoy
for three months and after an en
gagement at the Royal Hotel in
Belgium, the band returned to the
United States and appeared at the
Cocoanut Grove, Los Angeles.
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Annual Banquet Calls
300 Oregon Journalists
Jeanne Simmonds, sopho
more in journalism, and June
Goetze. freshman in journalism,
nave been named outstanding- ‘
women in their classes in jour
nalistic activities by Theta
Sigma Phi, women’s national pro
fessional journalism honorary.
Miss Simmonds, who was named
outstanding freshman by the or
ganization last year, is news edi
tor of the Emerald. Miss Goetze
works regularly in all phases of
Emerald publication and attended
the Pacific Northwest College coiv
The two girls will be honored at
Matrix table, annual banquet spon
sored by Theta Sigma. Phi, to be
held this evening at 6 p.m. at the
Eugene hotel.
Stewart H. Holbrook, outstand
ing Oregon writer will be guest of
honor at the banquet and will
speak on the title of his forth
coming book, “Lost Men in Ameri
can History.” Over 300 women in
journalism throughout the state
and outstanding- campus women
will be guests at the banquet.
Alumni members of Theta Sigma
Phi are urged to attend. Yvonne
Zeek is chairman of the affair.
Campus Cemetery
Center of Campaign
Oddfellows Clean-Up
Due Memorial Day
To clean up the old Oddfellows
cemetery adjacent to the campus
before Memorial day, a city cam
paign will be conducted by the Pi
oneer Memorial Park association
from now until May 15, according
to Ben F. Dorris, chairman of the
Eyler Brown, acting dean of the
school of art, is preparing sketches
of the cemetery as it will look after
the proposed program is carried
At least $1500 will be needed to
clean out the cemetery, and there
is a possibility that a permanent
endowment fund may toe establish
ed if enough money is contributed.
Among the improvements which
will be made are the trimming of
trees, keeping a well-kept lawo,
and generally cleaning up the cem
Contributions may be sent to
the First National Bank of Eugene
or to Treasurer Fred Stickels, 117
East Broadway. Checks should be
made out to the “Cemetery Cleanup
The committee would like to have
the full names and addresses of
Members of the committee arc
Ben F. Dorris, chairman; Dr. M. C.
Harris, secretary; Fred Stickels,
treasurer; and John Pennington and
Russell Evans.
' Lunch Tickets Due
AH money for tickets to tho
junior-senior luncheon must bo
turned in to the YWCA bunga
low today.