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.VOLUME XLVII " "
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1946
Number 12 2
Class of ’U7 Presents 'State Fair’...
CARNIVAL SPIRIT UNLEASHED
AS JUNIOR WEEKEND BEGINS
Registration Today Begins Fete
For Oregon Moms; Tea Saturday
Dance, Sing To Highlight
'O'-Painting, Seal-Scouring, Swim Pageant
Promise Gala Tair' Opening Today
By HERB PENNY
A carnival cavalcade will hit the green Oregon campus to
day as "State Fair,” the first post-war Junior Weekend, gets
underway. Spotlight events of the merry making spree are: 1.
Outdoor dance on the library terrace. 2. All-Campus Sing con*
test. 3. Float parade down Willamette street. 4. Outdoor dinner
on the old campus. 5. Junior Prom featuring Gus Arnheim and
his orchestra. 6. Sunlight Serenade at the music buildinp-. Manv
Jean Watson Promises
Gala Weekend; Meets
The spotlight today will point to Oregon mothers
who are visiting the campus, and holding their annual
Mother’s Weekend in conjunction with Junior Week
end this year. Students are welcoming Mom with
various activities and special social events planned by
the Mother’s Weekend committee headed by Chairman
Kay Schneider, chairman of the registration com
mittee for Mother’s Weekend, emphatically declared
“all you Oregon Ducks are expected to bring your
mothers to Johnson hall where they can register
Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9
a.m. to 3:30 p.m.’’ The class that has the most mothers
registered will be named later in the Emerald.
Among the outstanding events of the Junior
Weekend and Mother’s Weekend activities will be the
tea for all visiting mothers and their sons and daugh
ters at Gerlinger hall from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday.
This event is sponsored jointly by the Eugene branch
of the Oregon Mothers club, the YWCA on the campus
and the Associated Women students. Marilyn Ander
son is chairman of the campus committee. All students
are reminded to bring their mothers to the Junior
Prom where the west balcony will comfortably ac
-Gfitmnodate them. Punch will be served, and several
members of the Eugene Mothers club will act as
Dick Atiyeh and Pat Webber, co-chairmen of the
hospitality committee urge the students to show
their mothers the main points of interest on a con
ducted campus tour. Saturday afternoon from 1 p.m.
to 4 p.m. the following will be open: Condon hall,
art school and art museum, the library, music school
buildings, journalism building, McArthur court,
natural history museum, and the downstairs of the
infirmary where mothers will view the hospital care
and treatment given University students.
Her Highness Queen Pat I
—Photo by Don Jones'
Petite Miss Metcalf to Rule Fairgrounds
other gala events have been planned for the spring
term’s top weekend, Marilyn Sage and Tom Kay, co
chairmen of the affair, have promised.
Junior Weekend weather threatens clouds, but
makes no mention of rain, it was learned last
night from the local weather bureau, when the
official broadcast for the area was released.
Lead-off events for today's festivities are the
painting of the ‘O’ atop Skinner’s butte and the clean
ing of the Oregon seal in front of Fenton hall, TisJB
will be done by underclassmen under the direction of
the Order of the 'O.' The Oregon Mother's executive
board meeting at 2:30 p.m. and an Amphibian pageant
at 3:30 p.m. are also included in today’s cram-packed
Starting the campus events is the open-air dance
on the library terrace at 3 p.m. today featuring the
music of Ted Hallock and his seven-piece farm
costumed combo. Informality will be the rule at the
dance, ChairB an Lola May Haegney has stressed, and
campus clothes are in order.
Sue Welch Carlton will be vocalist for Haliocb’s
men. All decorations will follow the ‘‘State Fair"
theme, the chairman stated.
There will be booths at the dance selling- cokes
and other refreshments. Assisting Miss Haegney on
her committee have been Beverly Brown and Joan
Davids, decorations; and Shirley Anderson, publicity.
McArthur court will be the scene of the evening
entertainment for the first day of the 1946 Junior
Weekend. At 7:30 tonight the All-Campus Sing will
present choruses from 31 living organizations.
Nine men’s and twenty-one women’s choruses will
compete for the two trophies which will be awarded
to the top chorus in each division. Dave Fortmiller,
chairman of the Sing, announced this week that the
program will include the awarding of the $300
Schwering scholarship to an outstanding junior
woman selected by the Schwering memorial board.
Another attraction of the Sing this year is the
tapping of new members of Skull and Dagger, sopho
more men’s honorary. Prizes will also be awarded to
the winners of the campus clean-up held Thursday.
Choruses will appear on the program in the follow
ing order: Sigma Kappa, Delta Zeta, Phi Beta Fhi,
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Highland House, Alpha Phi,
Phi Gamma Delta, Alpha Omicron Pi, Judson House,
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Phi Beta Kappa Selects
25 New Senior Members
Twenty-five seniors were elected
to membership in Phi Beta Kappa
Thursday at the Oregon chapter’s
Leading the list of 19 women
and 6 men is Donald H. Coulter,
law. with a GPA of 3.66.
The other new members include
Bernice Granquist, education; Bet
tie Mae Hall, Romance languages;
Alice Lockhart, Romance langua
ges; Janette Richardson, English;
Margaret McGee, journalism; Phyl
lis Korn, business administration;
Marjorie McNeel, journalism; Ei
leen Brenneman, chemistry; Doris
Leonnig, business administration;
Betty Jane Bennett Cramer, music;
Marjorie Mills, business admin
istration; Irene Jolivette, Romance
languages; Mary Corrigan, psy
chology; Margaret Murphy, educa
tion; Helen Wohler, English; Ro
berta Perkins, sociology; Betty
Minick Sitzman, geology and geo
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Weekend Ducats, Co-op
Tickets for the three top Junior
Weekend events are still on sale
at the University co-op. Hours are
2-5 p.in. today, and 8-12 Saturday.
Prom tickets may be obtained at!
a ticket booth between Oregon
and Commerce buildings from 9-12 i
noon and 1-2 p.m. today, and Sat-;
urday. Price for the Prom tickets'
is $2.40, the All-Campus Sing 50
cents, and the campus dinner 40
enly printed giving the date as
Friday, May 10. The correct date
is Saturday, May 11.
Prom and dinner tickets may
also be obtained at the educational
activities office, which will be open
all day Saturday.
Hack-happy Heavies Heft
Punishing Paddles Today
Punishment of tradition offend
ers shifted into mass production
today with the announcement
Thursday by Leroy Erickson, Or
der of the “O" tradition-enforcer,
of the list of names who should
appear today at 12:45 p.m. on the
steps of Kenton hall to meet their
doom. Bob Reynolds is working
with Erickson in his law enforce
Those called by the Order for
today’s hack-fest are: Ed Caudero,
Don Richardson, Erit Torland,
Pinky Williams, Dave Goff, Luiitr
Bassolary, Alfred Ellingson, Bill
Potman, Jack Yaeger, Bud Bacteil,
Mickey Davis, Bud North,—Sam
Ramey, Reg Ruth, Chuck Brayman,
Dick Bunting, Jack Datton, Bill
McLennan, A1 Putnam, Augie John
son, Art Hatifern, Ab Wilson,
Wayne Lee, Nick Bassablarie, Joe
Taylor, Don Martin, and Hairy
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