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Lawnmower Louie took a spin around the football field
> esterda) and had a look at Tex Oliver's new creation—the
blocking dummy (canvas) that hits back.
Aftei due consideration, Louie gave his stamp of approval—
with two obseivations thrown in free. (1) It certainly elimi
nates the WPA-ish job of standing all afternoon and holding
the bags while your brothers-in-pads sharpen up the old elbow;
(2) If the boys aren’t careful to keep their hands and feet
wheie they belong they will become adactylous.
Louis, as he was known while grabbing off a Phi Beta
Kappa key at the University of Attn, stopped and went over
adactylous slowly. Finally figured out it means “destitute of
fingers and toes.” Louie may have a point there.
THE MEN FROM THE*BOYS
i he sports philosopher who said this is the year they
separate the men from the boys wasn’t kidding-.
Of the 11 lettermen returning to the UCLA campus
for the 1946-47 basketball season, only one—that’s right,
men, ONE is a cinch to get a suit on the varsity 12-man
Not make the starting five—but just get a- suit. Wilbur
Johns, according to my spies at Point Magoo, will have more
than a dozen high powered laddies at the Westwood layout
who weren t there last season.
Don Barksdale, who trailed Gail Bishop in the 1944-45
national scoring race with 779 points in 37 games and
topped them all last year with 800 points in 32 games, will
be on hand.
And he will be shifted from center to forward to make way
for six-foot eight-inch Wayne Taulbee. last year's pivot man
for the San brancisco Dardis in the American league.
Add to those two Larry Barker, a letterman from Missouri,
Red Spiecher from Bowling Green and George Washington,
a jet-propelled forward from Baltimore, and it isn’t hard to see
_:jrhat the boys mean.
UCLA GUNNING FOR A WINNER
Vic Kell}-, UCLA’s drum-beater has sent out a yarn on the
1946 Bruin football team. Bert LaBrucherie has picked up
quite a number of gridiron-tried warriors to add to his 1945
Orv Hatcher, ex-California halfback, Tom Fears, 22
pound Santa Clara giant, scatback A1 Hoisch, who played
for LaBrucherie in high school before going to Stanford,
Bill Zuke of North Dakota university, Les Steiner and
Ernie Johnson from St. Mary’s Pre-Flight, Ben Reiges from
Georgetown U., and Jim Riddle of DeMonte Pre-Flight are
just some of the talent that has “dropped” into UCLA for
the 1946 campaign.
Mr. LaBrucherie evidently has definite ideas about winning
From Washington comes that word that Neil Brooks,
Fred Wedhe, Arnold Weinmaster, a 235-pound end, Sam
Robinson, Gordon Berlin, Fred Provo, Johnny Zeger,
Leonard Larson and Johnny Clark will be on hand for the
This is indeed the year they separate the men from the boys.
The league looks rough from here.
And Oliver isn’t running those 60-odd men around Hayward
field every afternoon just for the exercise. Don't Jmagine he
has any ambitions of holding up the second division.
While on football, Braven Dyer says the Oregon State
Beavers look like the best in the Northwest. Silly boy.
FOR THE BIRDS . . • Hal Saltzman will probably be
given credit for the first win against Idaho. He only pitched
two innings, but the rules state that if a pitcher is taken out
when he has a commanding and winning lead he may be given
credit for the win even though he didn't pitch the five innings
It will depend on how the Idaho scorer, official in this case,
ruled on the game.
Somebody stole the Stanford ax again—Ho-hum.
CLASS OF '47
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Dick Savinar, chairman of the pa
rade, announced the parade route
Friday as follows: up Willamette
street to Eleventh, up Eleventh
to Alder, up Alder to Thirteenth
to the old campus area in front of
The parade will be disbanded at
the old campus ai)d the outdoor
dinner will follow immediately.
Queen Pat and her court of four
princesses will be seated for the
coronation ceremony. The princess
es are Mary Dixon, Marilyn Rakow,
Doris Spearow, and June Johnson.
Escorts for the queen and her
court are Lowell Chase, escorting
Queen Pat; Bill Leader, escorting
Princess June; Earl Swanson, es
corting Princess Marilyn; Tom
Galt, escorting Princess Doris; and
Leroy Erickson escorting Princess
Mary. Ox Wilson will be Prime
Minister and master of ceremonies
for the coronation and will crown
The line for eating will begin at
5 p.m., Chairman Dorothy Ras
mussen has announced. No food
need be brought to the dinner as
everything is furnished. During
the dinner the Order of the “O”
will enfore any tradition-offenders
remaining on their lists. Among
Weekend traditions are no wear
ing of white shoes or speaking be
tween men and women at the din
ner. The coronation will take place
at 5:45 and at 6 p.m. three? honor
societies will tap new members.
Mortar Board, senior women's
honorary, will tap their new mem
bers first, followed by Asklepiads,
pre-medic honorary, and the Fri
ars, senior men’s honorary.
Gerry Graham will be crown
bearer for Queen Pat and flower
girls Emili'e Vargas and Sharson
Jette will lead the procession. The
platform will be decorated with
pennants and typical “State Fair”
colors. Herb Widmer and his or
chestra will provide the music for
In Gerlinger hall at 7:30 p.m.
Orchesis, modern dance honorary,
will present 13 dances as a part of
the Weekend events. The dances
have been composed by senior and
junior Orchesis members under
the direction of Rosamond Went
worth, head of the dance depart
To the music of Gus Arnheim
and his orchestra the Junior Prom
Will begin at 9 p.m. in McArthur
court. Dorothy Davis, Prom chair
man, has supervised the program
for the dance and Liz Gilmore and
June Johnson have been co-chair
men in charge of transforming the
court into a “State Fair” setting.
During the Prom intermission
Queen Pat will be introduced and
the Gerlinger cup will be present
ed to the most outstanding junior
woman and the Koyl cup to the
most outstanding junior man. Dru
ids, newly-reorganized junior men’s
honorary, will tap their new mem
bers during the intermission.
A breakfast for the Mothers
executive board will be given at
8:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by
church services at 11 a.m. and
dinners in the campus living or
ganizations at 1 p.m. At 3 p.m. the
final Weekend event, the sunlight
serenade, will be held in the out
door theater of the music building.
Master of ceremonies for the
serenade is Bob Moran. In case of
rain it will be held in the music
For Dinner, Prom
Tickets for the campus din
ner and the Junior Prom are
still on sale at the University
co-op from 8-12 noon today
and at the educational activi
ties office from 8 a.m. to 3
p.m. Prom tickets are also on
sale at tile ticket booth be
tween Oregon and Commerce
buildings from 9-12 noon and
Price for the Prom tickets
is $2.40 and the campus din
ner 40 cents. Dinner tickets are
incorrectly printed giving the
date as Friday, May 10. The
correct date is today, May 11.