Ememle Voters Register Today —See Editorial Page 2 VOLUME XLV1II UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4,1946 Number 11 Friday Sendoff Shows Spirit For Webfoots Rally Members Lead Enthusiastic Students Thursday night’s sendoff for old Oregon’s team was attended by a crowd of enthusiastic students at # the Southern Pacific railroad depot in downtown Eugene. The team left for the game with the University of California at Berkeley, Califor nia. The rally squad was out in force, except for Tom Hazzard, yell king, who took the plane south earlier in the day to attend the alumni ban quet at Berkeley. Almost everyone present mistook the first section of the train for the one scheduled to take the team, and crowded up to it to start their yells. Trainmen weren’t at all pleased with the way students closed in on the train and one conductor was very expressive of that displeasure. Passengers, most of whom were in the dining cars, joined in the fun, waving and smiling at the antics of the yell team. A grand sendoff yell was given When engine number 4400, dug into the rails slowly starting the train and team off, on what every fan present hoped would be a victorious trip. Bob Lewis, Hal Schick, Barbara Vowles, Pattie Beaton, Diane Mead and Marguerite Reardon, of the ral ly squad were all present to give the students a shot of morale. The cheering didn’t stop until the en gine whistle drowned it out. Book Values to Drop Deadline for the resale of text books to the Co-op at full refund value has been set for Saturday. After this date books re-sold to the Co-op will be classed as used books and refund values will drop accord ingly. Emerald of the Air New Radio Feature Emerald hits the airwaves! For the last week the Emerald has been featured as a news at traction on the nightly "After Hours" program over radio sta tion KUGN. News headlines are given for the next morning’s Emerald. The nightly broadcast has now been made a regular feature of 1 the KUGN broadcast. For cam pus news listen in at 10:30 for the Emerald of the Air. SDX Fraternity Resumes Activity Led by several returnee members, the University chapter of Sigma Delta”Chi7"nationaf”men’s "profes sional journalism fraternity, laid plans Wednesday night to resume a progressive activity schedule. A program of fall pledging, service and information was endorsed by members in their first 1946-47 meet ing. Robert Frazier, former news editor of the Emerald and the Eugene Daily News, was elected treasurer of the organization. Frazier was on active duty with the allied military government in Ber lin. A. Ted Goodwin, former presi dent of Sigma Delta Chi, was named by the group to keep the fraternity scrap book. “Tex” was a captain in the infantry, recently dis charged after duty in the Philli pines. Other active members returning to school this year include, Jona than K. Kahananui, Emerald sports editor in 1941-42, Jack Billings, 1943 Emerald editor and now managing editor, William Bradshaw, Jim Banks, Frederick Kuhl and Berke ley Snow, Jr. Snow is secretary of the fraternity. Sign Contest Plans Debated; Judaes Chosen Student Union Theme Featured in Competition Homecoming sign contest repre j sentatives met Thursday to discuss I, plans for the annual contest. Signs ■ will be built around the theme “A [ Home for Homecoming,” a promise | and a hope for a student union f building this year. j Don Dole and Janet Hicks are ■ chairmen of the sign contest com mittee. The signs will be built by each living organization which had | a representative at Friday's meet i ing. They traditionlly take the form of huge posters or animated bill boards, sometimes even featuring lights and moving mechanical figures. I Contest Judges Judges for the contest were an Inounced Friday as Ernest Haycox, Mrs. George Patterson, Chuck Hug ■ gins, S. K. Manerud, and Gordon I Wilson. No living organization may \ spend more than $25 for the con struction of their sign. Those living organizations wish ing information about the contest i should contact either of the co chairmen. Photos Wanted by Noon Today at noon is the deadline for the submission of pictures for the “Homecoming Hostess” contest to Sue Schoenfeldt at the Alpha Phi house. All women who are candi dates must turn in these pictures or they will be eliminated from the contest to choose an official "wel come” girl for the top fall term cele bration. A list of candidates will be pub lished in Saturday’s Emerald. Greek Guide . . . Bill Moshofsky, second-year law student, newly-appointed interfra ternity council adviser. Dramatists Open With 'Pygmalion' Promising dramatists of the Uni versity theater guild will open the season with George Bernard Shaw’s "Pygmalion,” scheduled for produc tion October 24, 25, 26, 31 and No vember 1, 2. The six performances will be giv en in Guild hall, Johnson hall. Di recting the prize-winning English J drama is Ottilie Seybolt, associate professor of speech and dramatic arts. Members of the cast include Johr Jensen, Henry Higgins; Marilyr Wherry, Eliza Doolittle; Don Moss Colonel Pickering; Bill Wood, Al fred Doolittle; Mary Nash, Mrs Higgins; Jeanette Grant, Mrs Pearce; Zelda Popick, Mrs. Eyns ford-Hill; Hazel Trollinger, Clare Eynsf ord-Hill; Norman Weekly Freddy Eynsford-Hill; and Peggj Randall, Parlor-maid. Infirmary Makes Use of State Health Board X-Ray "t Courtesy Register-Guard A PICTURE OF HEALTH . . . Carl Buggi, freshman in journalism, bares his chest to the borrowed and complicated 70-millimeter photo fluorographic unit at the University infirmary. The X-ray unit, which is speeding up health examinations required for registration, was loaned to the health service by the State Board of Health. Pictures Required; Machine Now in Order Credit for University courses will be withheld unless students com plete their physical examinations, according' to an announcement from Dr. Marian Hayes at the student health service yesterday. During freshman week a burned out tube in the imported X-ray unit caused a two-day postponement in chest examinations. Substitute ap pointments were made at that time but not all new students have met these appointments, Dr. Hayes said. The infirmary will have the use of the board of health 70 mm X-ray unit for approximately two more weeks, after which students will be required to pay for the larger X-rays. Graduate students and upper classmen are urged to take ad vantage of the unit now in opera tion. These films are sent to Port land to be read by the health service and scientific diagnosis is given to each of the pictures. When the re sults are tabulated, records will be sent to each individual student. Packer to Tour SOCE Chancellor Paul C. Packer left the University Wednesday for a three-day inspection tour of the Southern Oregon College of Edu cation at Ashland and the Institute of Marine Biology at Coos Bay. Lack of Workers Slows Opening Of Dining Room Change Would Relieve John Straub Cafeteria Dining room accommodations in the John Straub Memorial hall are to be relieved by the opening of the Hendricks hall dining room as soon as skilled workers can be hired, re ported Mrs. Genevieve Turnipseed, director of dormitories, yesterday. Approximately 750 students are now using the John Straub cafete ria. Half that number will be eating at Hendricks when it is opened. Plenty of student help has been secured, but a skilled cook, pantry workers and dishwashers are need ed. Girls living in Gerlinger, Susan Campbell and Hendricks halls will eat in Hendricks hall as soon as ar rangements are completed. Druids Register Over 500 Voters Over oOO students had registered to vote by 5 p.m. Thursday as regis tration tor the November elections got under way at the Druid-operat ed booth in the Co-op. Due to active response, the booth ! will remain open until Friday noon, October 4. Marty Pond, Druid sec retary, estimated that 600 voters will have signed registration cards by that time. Deadline for all Lane county resi dents to register will be 8 p.m. Sat urday, October 5. Pond added that all out-of-state veterans 21 years of age are eligible to vote, regard less of the usual requirement that voters must have six months resi dence in order to qualify. Students of foreign birth and others who wish to register in their home countries should apply at the Lane county courthouse not later than Saturday. A campus precinct will be estab lished in the YM.CA building at elec tion-time, but those who plan to vote elsewhere in the county may also register at the co-op booth. Druidmen officiating at the booth today were Bass Dyer, Tom Haz zard, Marty Pond, Phil Dana, and Ed Marshall. Houses Must Turn Dance Schedules in Mrs. Golda Wickham, dean ot women, Friday urged that the so cial chairmen of all living organiza tions check the story on the new house dance schedule which ap peared in the October 2 edition of the Emerald. All previously announced dance dates which were given prior to October 1 have been canceled. House social chairmen have until 5 p.m. Friday to turn in their prefer ences for dates in accordance with the new schedule. Any house fail ing to comply with this request will not be given the opportunity to hold its dance. Breen to Hold Classes Dr. Quirinus Breeen, associate! professor of history and social sci ference has been rescheduled fofl day due to the cancellation of the Northwest conference of Arts and Science he was to attend. The con ferencehas been rescheduled for* October 11.