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VOLUME XI.VI1I ..
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1946
(EMERALD Photo by Don Jones)
ACTION STILL POSTPONED ...
Cars parked fender to fender on Kincaid make a graphic illustration of the overcrowded, unrestricted traf
fic situation on all campus streets this year! (For more details—see editorial, page 2.)
AVC Air Forum Presents
University, Town Speakers
Webfoots will be well represented at Eugene’s Forum of the
Air tonight at 8:15, when Mrs. Genevieve Turnipseed, director of
dormitories and Rex Gunn, University junior in journalism and
former editor of Brief magazine, speak their minds on whether
or not Lane county should have prohibition.
Mrs. Turnipseed will be backed
by Dr. Vance Webster, pastor of
the first Baptist church, in her talk
for prohibition. Don Motter, owner
and operator of the El Capitan club
Will speak against prohibition with
Gunn, from the viewpoint of an
Tonight’s meeting, which is the
third in a series sponsored by the
Eugene chapter of the American
.Veterans Committee and station
^ KUGN, is open to the public, ac
cording to Steve Worth, chairman
of the AVC program committee.
Last week’s heated meeting on
the public housing question may en
courage a large crowd to attend, ac
cording to AVC officials, who said
everyone is welcome to attend this
A referendum battle is expected
When arih if, the liquor issue goes on
the ballot, according to Worth. He
stated that Marion county Drys,
were defeated by a narrow margin
, in a referendum held there recently.
County officials expect a very lively
campaign, if prohibition comes up
on the ballot this fall.
Police authorities are watching
the fight with interest and several
have expressed the fact that police
loads will be greatly increased if
such a law takes effect.
Further programs of this type
Will be heard each week at the same
. time over station KUGN, n ^
BA School Class
Biggest in History
The school of business adminis
tration once more assumes its place
as the largest school in the Univer
sity with an enrollment of 3,092,
Clifford L. Constance, assistant
registrar, announced Monday. This
is the largest single enrollment in
one school in University history.
The majority of the students are
returning veterans of junior and
senior status, representing five
years of former college men return
ing to finish their education, Dr. A.
B. Stillman, professor of business
administration, said. Dr. Stillman
predicts that the swift^ enrollment
increase will continue for three or
four years when the average will
again be reached.
me puat-wai pcuyu gived picim
ise of being a great era of economic
development and these young men
and women are determined to pre
pare themselves to find a place in
that expansion. Many are looking
for some type of small business of
their own,” Victor P. Morse, dean
of the school said.
Highest individual class registra
tion was 1167 in accounting, the
greatest number of students in this
course since 1940, Dr. Stillman an
State Veteran Aid
Deadline Set Today
Today is the deadline for veter
ans attending the University under
state educational aid to submit
their complete schedule of classes
including labs to the University vet
erans office, George Halt, assistant
dean of men in charge of veterans’
affairs, has announced.
The University must turn the in
dividual reports on veteran courses
over to the state department of vet
erans’ affairs before checks can be
written and mailed to the veterans
There may be a delay between
the time the programs are handed
in and students receive the checks.
The state will keep this delay as
short as possible.
State Board Approves
Women’s Dorm Plans
Plans for a new women’s dormitory housing 400 women, have!
been approved for the Webfoot campus, the state board of higbeii
education announced after their September meeting.
Under the plan, the first wing of the two wing structure
accommodates 200 and will be built as soon as labor and materials
Olga Yevtich, sophomore in lib
eral arts, has been announced editor
of the 1946-47 Pigger's Guide, by
Dick Williams, educational activi
ties manager. Virginia Harris, jun
or in journalism, will be the busi
ness manager and Mark Mindolo
vich, junior in journalism,will de
sign the cover.
According to Mr. Williams, the
publication date will be about No
vember 1, as the actual compiling
of names cannot begin until regis
tration is completed this Saturday.
The Pigger’s Guide is the student
directory giving the name, campus
address, home address, major, year,
and telephone number of each stu
dent registered in the University.
The directory also lists all faculty
members, their ranks, departments
or schools, and home and campus
addresses and telephone numbers.
Topic of Meet
Representatives from all living
organizations are scheduled to
meet at the Pi Phi house on Thurs
day, October 3, 4 p.m. to get all the
necessary information for the
Homecoming sign contest. For ex
tra details call Janet Hicks at the
Pi Phi house or Don Dole at the Pi
Kap house. Any house without a
representative at this meeting will
A representative from each house
is also asked to be present at the
noise parade meeting on October
3, 4 p.m. in the alumni room of Ger
linger hall. Houses not represented
will be disqualified.
are more plentiful.
Featuring each floor as a separ
ate living unit, study and sleeping
rooms will be centered around a liv
ing room. Kitchenettes will be on
each floor and sleeping and study]
rooms will house two women, each,
two rooms being connected by a
bathroom. Some single rooms are
planned. When completed'the build
ing will be equipped with cafeterias
to service all of the separate units.
Site for the dormitory is on 14th
street between Emerald and Birch
streets. No bids will be called for
until conditions become more set
President Newburn's office 1ms
approved the recommendation of
the student affairs committee that
the closed period prior to examina
tion week begin at 5 p.m. prior to
the last week of the term during
which examinations are held, ac
cording to E. M. Pallett, assistant
to President Newburn.
This arrangement will make it
possible for departments and
schools where necessary to held
events up to Friday evening prior
to exam week, he said. It will also
make it possible for the social
events to be spread more evenly
throughout the term.
On the basis of this decision,
closed period for the fall term will
begin at 5 p.m., December 13; for
winter term, 5 p.m., March 14; and
for the spring term, 5 p.m., June 6.
Hostess Contest Opens
Candidates chosen from living or
ganizations for the "Homecoming
Hostess’’ contest should turn their
pictures in to Sue Shoenfeldt at the
Alpha Phi house by Wednesday, Oc
Hacking Awaits Tradition Violaters
DiBENEDETTO . . .
“A Home for Homecoming”
will be a weekend full of Oregon
traditions this term enforced by
members of the ‘‘Order of the
O” who have now outlined their
activities regarding the weekend
and their respective leaders.
Benny DiBenedette is general
chairman of the 1946 Homecom
ing scheduled for October 18 and
"In charge of the painting of
the "O” on Skinner’s butte is
Bruce Hoffine who will employ
only freshman men. Scrubbing
of the Oregon seal will also be
done by freshman men under the
direction of Chuck Beckner and
the tradition of cords being worn
only by upper classmen will be
strongly enforced by Abe Hatha
way. “Order of the O” will also
enforce the tradition of saying
“hello” when walking down
"Only two “don’t’s” have been
mentioned thus far in the sched
ule and they consist of no walking’
on the grass anywhere on campus
and no smoking on the old campus
at any time during the week. Of
fenders of any of the above rules
will be thrown in the pond between
Villard and Deady Halls.
In order to take care of all alum
ni possible during the weekend, each
house on the campus is expected to
fill to capacity and any students
knowing of available rooms for eith
er night is asked to contact Doro
thy Rasmussen at the Alpha Delta
Old Oregon Offers Salary
Old Oregon, campus alumni
monthly has a salaried position
open for a student photographer,'
Editor Harry Glickman announced
Monday. Students qualified to applj)
are requested by Glickman to
appear in his office at 8 Friendly