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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 10, 1946)
Journalism Students Quiz
City Manager After Talk
Deane Seeger, Eugene city manager, was the target Wednes
day for a bombardment of questions by journalism students at an
informal discussion in the school of journalism.
In answer to questions as to whether the millrace would be
ready for the spring festivities, Seeger replied that it would be an
impossibility to have water in the millrace. The city does not yet
own the millrace, said Seeger, and
even if the race were purchased be
fore winter, it would be dry in the
spring to facilitate the building of a
new 4 lane highway which will
border the race.
A plan is being worked out at
present, stated Seeger, whereby,
with the financial aid of the Uni
versity, the city would be able to
purchase, and to maintain, the race.
The completion of these plans will
not be possible before next fall.
Students showed interest in the
Thirteenth avenue traffic problem,
as questions were asked of Seeger as
to the city’s plan for detouring traf
fic. The manager said that a plan
was ready to be presented to the
city council on October 14 which
would have the traffic diverted from
Thirteenth avenue between Alder
and University streets each hour
of the day from 8 in the morning
until 5 in the afternoon. Traffic will
be halted at ten minutes to the hour
until the hour.
In an informal speech preceding
the question period, the city man
ager discussed the merits of the
city manager type of government.
He outlined briefly the duties of a
Manager Seeger was introduced
by Hillier Krieghbaum, associate
professor of journalism.
Revisions for Oregon
High Schools Completed
Revisions affecting the high
schools of the state are now com
pleted, according to F. L. Stetson,
professor of secondary education,
who attended a meeting of commit
tees appointed by the state depart
ment and high school principals in
On October 14, the revisions will
be submitted to high school princi
pals for approval and if accepted,
the state department will incorpor
ate the accepted changes into new
standards, Professor Stetson said.
Fall term initial cadet enrollment
of 337 showed Wednesday that the
University department of military
science and tactics is training twice
as many potential reserve army of
ficers as its average term registra
tion during 1945-46.
Exactly a year ago ROTC courses
had 207 students, but this figure
dropped to 161 for winter term and
to 123 in spring.
This year marks the return of ad
vanced courses to the department.
Advanced infantry and air corps
trainees now total 53. This number
swells the over-all total, which in
cludes both freshman and sopho
more classes which are larger than
Experienced Help Now
Available to Employers
With a growing number of job
seeking students placing their
names on the files, the campus
branch of the US employment ser
vice announced Wednesday that
employers may hire students expe
rienced in many lines of work.
Mrs. Lucille Parsons, branch
manager of the employment office,
listed salesmen, typists, and secre
taries as leading categories in
which many students are well quali
Interested students should drop
into the agency occasionally, Mrs.
Parsons urged, as many “rush or
ders” come which demand imme
diate action. Students should also
make sure that the office has their
telephone number, she said.
House of representatives has ac
cepted the “anti-war” constitution
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World Topics Lead
On Lecture Series
University lecture series, featur
ing at least ten prominent speak
ers has been arranged and will be
gin in December, R. H. Ernst, chair
man of the lecture committee, said
Dr. Ernst emphasized that the
series are not for the faculty ex
clusively and that students and
townspeople are invited to attend.
Speakers will include Henri
Frankfurt, Egyptologist, who will
speak on the “Egyptian Mind”; and
HenVy G. Leach, head of the Scan
dinavian and American foundation,
who will discuss “Scandinavian
versus American Democracy.”
Spanish educator and diplomat
Manuel Lopez-Rey has chosen “The
South American Mind and Temper.”
Other speakers will include Louis
B. Wright, Elizabethan scholar
from the Huntington library; Mel
vin Raeder, from the University of
Washington department of philos
ophy; and Peter Odegard, former
Columbia university political sci
Eldon Johnson and P. L. Risley,
heads of the University political
science arid biology departments
respectively, will also speak.
With the cooperation of Sigma
Xi, national science honorary, sev
eral scientific speakers will be add
ed to the series at a later date.
(Continued from page one)
The next meeting of the board on
November 12, was set as the dead
line for ordering the Oregana. All
registered students who have not
ordered by that time will be placed
on a waiting list as the surplus is
reserved for winter and spring term
The board also approved Oregana
Editor Roy Paul Nelson’s recom
mendation to increase the number
of pages from 424 to 440.
Jack Billings, senior in journal
ism, was approved as managing ed
itor of the Emerald, to replace
An appropriation was made for
a faculty-alumni reception at Ger
linger hall between 8 and 10 p.m.,
Saturday, October 19.
The board, which sponsors most
of the campus activities, includes
the voting members, chairman; Dan
Clark, head of history department;
C. G. Howard, professor of law;
Theodore Kratt, dean of the school
of music; Tom Kay, ASUO presi
dent; Bea King, AWS president;
and Ted Hallock, ASUO secretary
The non-voting members are Or
ville Lindstrom, treasurer and busi
ness manager of the University;
Margueritte Wittwer, Emerald edi
itor; and Roy Paul Nelson, Oregana
President Truman called for ‘co
operation of industry, labor, and
government” in his message to A.
F. of L. convention.
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On Radio Show
Today at 4 p.m. the first student
radio show of fall term will he
broadcast from KOAC. An original
script by Marvin Krenk entitled
Edipus Morple, Globe Manufactur
er Extraordinary, will begin the
program. The cast for this veerse
fantasy will include Paul Marcotte,
John MacDonald, Don Stewart,
Lloyd Domaschofsky, Jack Fuffin
barger, and Lee Petrasek. The plot
complications concern a globe man
ufacturer and his business during
the recent war when boundary lines
were a thing of the moment. ^
At 4:30 an interview will be hs-^l
with the Emerald printer, Ste,. "
Cady, announced by Dave Waite
and produced by Eloise Rockwell.
Something for you will be pre
sented at 4:45 featuring the Alpha
Gamma Delta trio, Pat Smith, Ma
rie Peery, and Ann Jean Winters, i
singing current and all-time popu
lar numbers including “Always,” ,
“To Each His Own,” “Moon Mist,”
and “Mood Indigo.” Shirley Peters,
producer, is responsible for the
script of this show.
Two hour-long programs will be
presented each week as follows:
Monday from 8 to 9 p.m. and Thurs
day from 4 to 5 p.m.
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