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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (May 31, 1946)
Results of the Independent
Students association elections
Held Wednesday in the Co-op
brought positions to eight stu
^ dents who will serve in the
ISA executive council for the
Elected president of me
group was Howard Lemons,
junior in business administra
tion. Dale Harlan, special stu
dent in law, was elected vice
president, thus becoming presi
dent of the ISA senate.
Class representatives on the
council were chosen as follows:
seniors, Paul Marcotte, Bar
bara Weisz; juniors, Si Elling
son, Dorothy Fowler; sopho
mores, Louis Knight, Trudi
Y Plans Nursery
For Vets’ Children
A campus nursery for children
m student veterans will open June
17 at the YWCA bungalow, under
joint sponsorship of the Red Cross
and the “Y.” Children of all ages
will be cared for Monday, Wednes
day, and Friday afternoons from
1 to 5 p.m.
A competent adult will be in
charge of the nursery With volun
Stuffed toys, a sand box, small
chairs and tables, and a swing for
use in the nursery are being col
lected by members of the Eugene
Junior Red' Cross. Anyone wishing
to contribute similar items may
bring them to the “Y.”
Vets May Buy
Student veterans wishing to pur
chase anything from excavating
machinery, jeeps, passenger cars,
to typewriters from the war assets
administration’s surplus property
pool may now obtain application
blanks for these items.
The items must be used for the
personal use of veterans and have
been set aside for them exclusive
ly. The veteran, in applying, must
certify that he desires the proper
ty for his own use and not for re
The new certificates are avail
able through state selective serv
Veterans, Teachers Expected to Swell
University June-August Enrollment
By Dorothy Thomson
With the famed Oregon spring
term drawing to a close, let’s look
back at the outstanding events of
the last few months and see what
news made Emerald first page
April 2, the first issue of the
term came out proudly announcing
the high registration totals which
eventually climbed to 3802 and
shattered all previous spring term
enrollment records. More housing
space was shifted back to men stu
dents and several fraternity houses
The Oregon chapter of the Order
of Druids was reorganized and
Bass Dyer elected president. Jean
Watson was appointed head of the
Mom’s Weekend committee.
Oregon was well represented at
the Pacific Northwest Student
Congress held at Reed college in
Portland April 6. Results of the
meet were covered in the Emerald.
April 10 the Emerald burst forth
with the amazing news that men
outnumbered women on the Uni
versity campus by 20 percent. Ex
change dinners between most of
the women’s living organizations
were held April 11 in honor of the
late Dean of Women Hazel Schwer
ing to raise money for the scholar
Kutunstein at Igloo
On April 17, University students
crowded McArthur court to hear
Artur Rubinstein, famed Polish
pianist. In the ASUO assembly
spotlight that week were four Uni
versity students in a panel discus
sion of PNCC action to arouse stu
dent interest in the atomic age.
Eight finalists for Junior Week
end queen came before a student
vote and Pat Metcalf, junior in
music, was declared ruler of the
gala State Fair festivities.. Her
court of princesses was composed
of Marilyn Rakow, Mary Dixon,
June Johnson and Doris Spearow.
It was announced by Dorothy
Davis, Junior Prom chairman, that
Gus Arnheim and his orchestra
would play at the Big Dance.
The University took second place
in the Pacific forensic speech
league contest held at Stockton,
California, April 16 and 17, with
Rex Gunn copping two seconds.
Marguerite Wittwer was named
editor of the Emerald for 1946
Mu Phi Epsilon Ends Year
Of Music, Service Activity
By Jerine Nevvhouse
This year has been one of activi
ty and service for Nu chapter of
Mu Phi Epsilon, national profes
sional music sorority. The year
has begun with the pledging of 14
freshmen and sophomores in the
school of music. In order to be
eligible for membership, a girl must
have a three-point GPA and must
be either a music major or minor,
as well as outstanding in her field.
The traditional activities, such
as sponsoring recorded concerts on
Sunday afternoons in the browsing
room of the University library,
ushering for campus recitals and
presentation of Mu Phi Epsilon
talent on KOAC radio programs,
were carried through with success.
The new project of the group is
that of purchasing opera scores
to be presented to the school of
music library and placed in the
Carnegie room. A benefit bridge
jjarty was held in April in order to
establish a fund for the purchase
of the scores. Maxine Cady Barnes,
retiring president of Nu chapter,
was in charge of arrangements
and worked with Mu Phi alumnae
group and the patronesses of Mu
Only pledges who have main
tained a three point GPA and have
attained sophomore standing are
eligible for initiation. Freshmen
who were pledged this year will
be initiated next fall. Many honors
and distinctions have come to
members of Mu Phi Epsilon.
Wilma Jeanne Wilson, new pres
ident of the organization, has been
chosen as the business delegate to
the national convention to be held
in New York City this summer.
The last action of Nu chapter
this year was the awarding of the
Mu Phi Epsilon cup for achieve
ment to the outstanding senior girl
in music from Eugene high schools.
The cup was presented to Faye
Schick, University high school, at
the honors assembly of her school.
A reception was held in her honor
at the home of Mrs. Clarence
Chase, Tuesday evening at 6:30 at
which time she was presented to
the Mu Phi Epsilon alumnae and
47 by the educational activities
board April 22. In accordance with
President Truman’s nation-wide
food conservation program the
University living organizations co
operated by serving a typical
famine meal and aiding in the
For the second straight term
Delta Delta Delta lead the Uni
versity in grade point averages
with a house average of 2.76. The
all-campus average rose from the
fall term 2.446 to a 2.501.
The University theater guild pre
sented James M. Barrie's “Dear
Brutus” as their spring term pro
duction May 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8. The
assembly of April 25 featured Har
ris Ellsworth, Oregon’s represen
tative from the fourth congression
al district in a talk entitled “How
I Put In My Time As A Congress
Odeon, the annual student crea
tive art show, was presented April
28 at Gerlinger hall, under the co
chairmanship of Bob McGill and
Musicians from more than 40
Oregon high schools gathered on
the campus the weekend of May
4 and 5 to compete in the regional
music contest. An estimated 1700
students participated in the event.
Food for France
The “Food for France” drive got
under way May 7 when men's and
women’s living organizations were
asked to fill two boxes of food and
clothing. The “Cemetery Clean-up”
drive was well along with its plan
to finish up the job by Memorial
Junior Weekend traditions were
put in effect and Order of the “O”
men were on hand to mete out
punishment to offenders. The big
weekend festivities began May 10,
with registration of Oregon moth
ers, the terrace dance, and the all
campus sing with entries from al
most all of the living organizations.
Chi Omega and Omega hall car
ried off top honors in the sing.
SPRING FINALS SCHEDULE
Spring term finals will be given from June 10 to 14. Un
scheduled or conflicting examinations will be arranged by the
instructors concerned, but no scheduled examination may. be
taken in advance of the time appointed, according to University
rules. Examinations scheduled by subject take precedence over
those scheduled by hour of class meetings.
The schedule is:
8 o'clock 3 to 5 day courses—8-10 Friday.
8 o’clock 1 to 2 day courses—10-12 Friday.
9 o'clock 3 to 5 day courses—8-10 Monday.
9 o'clock 1 to 2 day courses—10-12 Monday.
10 o'clock 3 to 5 day courses—8-10 Tuesday.
10 o'clock 1 to 2 day courses—10-12 Tuesday.
11 o'clock 3 to 5 day courses—8-10 Wednesday".
11 o’clock 1 to 2 day courses—10-12 Wednesday.
1 o'clock 3 to 5 day courses—1-3 Thursday.
1 o'clock 1 to 2 day courses—1-3 Monday.
2 o’clock 3 to 5 day courses—8-10 Thursday.
2 o'clock 1 to 2 day courses—10-12 Thursday.
3 o'clock 3 to 5 day courses—1-3 Thursday.
3 o'clock 1 to 2 day courses—1-3 Tuesday.
4 o'clock 3 to 5 day courses—3-5 Thursday.
4 o'clock 1 to 2 day courses—3-5 Thursday.
Written English, including K, Comp, Bus.,—3-5 Monday.
Physical Education, including activities, health education—
Constructive accounting—3-5 Wednesday.
Skull and Dagger, sophomore men’*
honorary, tapped 20 new member*
at the intermission.
"State Pair’’ antics burst out
May 11 with a tug of war between
freshmen and sophomore men,
carnival float parade, outdoor
dinner and coronation of Queen
Pat. The Junior Prom was th*
grand climax of the weekend with
the introduction of the queen and
Roy Paul Nelson was appointed
editor of the 1946-47 Oregana on
May 13, by the educational activi
Prize winning float in the Junior
Weekend parade was the “Blue
Ribbon Hamus Oreganas” created
by Alpha iX Delta and Sigma Phi
The ASUO political race took
over the spotlight May 15 as Greek
candidate Tom Kay and indepen
dent Gil Roberts began official
campaigning for the Number 1
post. The assembly of May 16 was
devoted to ASUO nominations.
Winners of the May 21 election
were presented at the May 23 as
sembly as Tom Kay, Gil Roberts,
Marge Cowlin and Ted Hallock as
sumed their offices.
The assembly also featured a dis
cussion by Jay Allen, war corres
pondent, and a graduate of the Uni
versity school of journalism.
Lois McConkey was selected one
of the two Northwest representa
tives to attend United Nations
conferences next fall.
Oregon’s baseball team came out
on top and won its fourth straight
Northern Division championship
and the eighth title in the last 10
May 25 saw the annual Mortar
Board formal with the theme
“Bachelor Catcher’s ball.” The an
nual girl-date boy affair followed
out the tradition of girls footing
the bills and taking over other
gentlemanly duties. The 10:30 in
termission highlighted Kwama
tapping of 30 outstanding fresh
Has anybody seen two peacocks ?
Michigan State college grounds
department has long wanted to
have peacocks flying around the
campus, so after being hauled from
Battle Creek and fed for weeks
they were released—and haven’t
been seen since.
“So long as we have wars, we
can speak of the imperfection of
man. The greatest boon that can
come to mankind is for the people
of the world to work together and
strive for the elimination of war.
We must believe the world emerg
ing from this war will be better.”
—Rabbi Louis J. Cashdan.
Thank you for your patronage for the
past year and will be ready to serve every
one next fall.
GOOD LUCK GRADUATES!