Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, January 08, 1947, Image 1

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    Major Campus Posts Filled
'No Comment’
On Athletic
Officials Await Return
Of President Newburn
(See Also Story Page 8)
EUGENE, Jan. 7—(AP)—An
authoritative source said today
that the University of Oregon
athletic board members had of
fered their resignations to Presi
dent Harry K. Newburn in a move
to clear the way for an athletic
director set-up which they had
Earlier it had been reported
that Newburn asked for the res
ignations. This was incorrect, the
source, who asked not to be
named, said. He said the board
initiated the action and it was ex
pected that on Newburn’s return
to the campus the resignations
* would be accepted and the iden
tity of the athletic director be
made known.
Under the proposal the athletic
director and the president would
be in complete charge of the ath
letic program.
Dr. E. M. Pallett, assistant to the
president and chairman of the ath
letic board, would not confirm or
deny statements contained in the
above Associated Press release.
When interviewed Tuesday after
noon, Dr. Pallett said that any state
ments concerning actions of the
board would be released by the
president’s office and that mem
bers of the board had agreed some
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Ranulfo Lacaros Enters University
In the early part of 1942 when
the Japanese army occupied the
small town of Maasin on Leyte is
land in the Philippines, Ranulfo La
caros left school and with his fam
ily evacuated to the surrounding
hills to await the American libera
Last week Ranulfo Lacaros en
rolled at the University of Oregon
to continue his interrupted educa
Following his graduation from
high school in 1945, he went to Ta
cloban, Leyte, to work as a steward
with the United States war shipping
administration. There he met How
ward Zumwalt of Portland, head of
the administration at the Philip
pine city, who convinced Lacaros
that he should come to the United
States and continue his education.
Four-Day Storm
Zumwalt returned to the United
States and completed the admission
procedures. Lacaros, following
clearance by the American consu
late, shipped aboard an American
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Advice to You AH
You say you'd like-a resting place?
You’d like a little lounging space?
A spot to meet your friends or foes,
Somewhere that everybody goes.
No place like that ? Don’t be so
Donate to Student Union sum,
Schoolmarm Given
'Bobbysox' Hints
The tall, blonde girl entered a
University high school class room
and sat down in a back seat. Ob
viously she knew no one in the
Soon in bounced a chubby jun
ior, fell into a seat across the
aisle from the newcomer, scanned
her quickly, then shifting her
spearmint, grinned an acknowl
edgment. “What’s your name?”
she asked. Titles were exchanged.
Then the class began, with the
junior whispering interrogations
and helpful hints on how to get
along with the teacher.
The bell rang and the blonde
girl headed down the hall. The
chubby teen-ager pursued, asking
why she was going that way, and
maybe they had a class together
next period.
“Oh, I’m going down to the su
pervisor’s desk for more instruc
tions,” replied the blonde girl.
“I’m a student teacher.”
“My gosh,” the junior screamed,
assuming the complexion of a
poinsetta, “I thought you were a
new student.”
Weekly Bible Classes
Started by Foundation
Beginning a weekly series, Dr.
Joseph Harris, Presbyterian stu
dent pastor and director of the
Westminster foundation will in
struct a class in Bible study and its
application to current problems
from 9:30 to 10 p.m. tonight at
Westminster house.
According to Dr. Harris, the class
is being started at the request of
students who are interested in a
study of this nature.
The public is invited to attend.
Noted Cellist
Opening Artist
Winter Term
First Concert Set
For January 22
Joseph Schuster, cellist, will be
the first concert star to appear at
McArthur court this term, G. E.
Gaylord, director of the Eugene
Civic Music association, announced
Monday. Mr. Gaylord said that
Schuster would appear January 22.
An article had appeared previously
in the Register-Guard stating that
Mr. Schuster would appear January
15 which was incorrect, Mr. Gaylord
The concert is open to members of
the ASUO, of the ECMA and con
cert time is 8:15 p.m.
S. A. Tour Success
Recently completing his first con
cert tour of South America, the
famed cellist is now touring the
United States. Mr. Schuster’s tour
in South America was very success
ful, and in each of his forty appear
ances he was praised highly by the
public and the press.
In 1934 Schuster came to New
York where he made his debut at
Town Hall. After his debut he re
ceived an invitation to become the
solo cellist of the New York Phil
harmonic symphany society. He re
signed two years ago when the in
creasing demand for his appearance
all over the country brought him
to the decision to devote all his time
to a conceit career.
Artist Rates High
Now known as one of the fore
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Secretary Named;
Dads' Chief Set
Fortmiller, Brevig
Take Exec Posts
Dave Fortmiller, senior represen
tative to the executive council, was
appointed secretary-treasurer of
the ASUO after a recommendation
of President Tom Kay was approved
by a unanimous vote of the execu
tive council Tuesday. Fortmiller re
places Ted Hallock, who resigned
Upon the suggestion of Howard
Lemon, Independent Students’ as
sociation president, Harold Brevig,
senior in business administration,
was named by the council to fill the
senior representative vacancy left
by the appointment of Fortmiller.
Brevig is a fornjier freshman rep
resentative to the ISA council, has
served as a sophomore representa
tive to the ASUO council, was a
member of the Student Union com
mittee, and is a former'secretary of
Skull and Dagger.
Fortmiller acted as chairman of
the all-campus sing during last
spring term’s Junior Weekend. He
is a member of Beta Theta Pi frater
YWCA Cabinet Forms Plans
For Heart Hop, International Fete
Bobbie Fulmer Asks
For New Members
Plans for the two main YWCA
projects of the term, the Interna
tional Festival and the Heart Hop,
were formulated at a cabinet meet
ing Tuesday noon at the Y bunga
low, when the Y schedule for winter
term was organized.
The second annual International
Festival will be held at the Y on
February 8 under the general chair
manship of Bjorg Hansen. Miss
Hansen announced that students
and faculty from all Oregon colleg
es would be invited and that the
purpose of the festival would be to
honor all foreign students attend
ing Oregon schools of higher edu
Underground Leader
Gaston Vandermeersehe, Bel
gium underground leader during
World War II, was one of the feat
ured speakers at last year’s festival.
Committee chairmanship of invita
tions, the luncheon, tea, discussions,
program, display, and publicity may
be petitioned for by sophomores
and upper classmen until Friday at
the YWCA. Since the function i.-j
the YMCA, either men or women
can petition. Freshmen are urged
by Miss Hansen to petition for
work on the separate committees.
The Y freshman commissions will
handle the programs for the event.
February 14 has been set as tha
date of the annual Heart Hop, an.
nounced Marge Skordahl, president
of the YWCA. Petitions for general
chairman and chairmen of ticket,
poster, coronation, publicity, king
of hearts, decorations, and refresh
ment committees may be handed in.
by sophomores and upperclassmen
to the YWCA until January 15.
May Petition
Freshmen may petition for work
on the above committees. Gener a
arrangements for the dance are be
ing handled by Pat Ebert, chairman
of the spohomore commission.
The first Y-sponsored girl-date
boy progressive dance was held
about 10 years ago as a leap year
affair known as the Eadies’ Loan.
Since it was reportedly a large suc
cess but only could be given every
four years due to its theme, it grad
ually developed into what is now
known as the Heart Hop. This is an
Pond to Manage
University Fete
Marty Pond, sophomore in busi
ness and vice-president of Druids,
was named chairman of Dads’ day
Tuesday after a unanimous vote of
the executive council had approved
the recommendation of Pond by
ASUO President Tom Kay.
Pond has been Frosh Glee chair
man, Homecoming Dance chair
man, and a sports writer for both
MARTY l'OND . . .
the Emerald and the Oregana. He la
a naember of Phi Gamma Delta fra
The recommendation of Pond’s
appointment was moved by Bra
King, president of the Associated
Women Students, and seconded by
Pat Webber, junior class represen
tative on the executive council.
Also approved at the council
meeting Tuesday was a recommen
dation from A. B. Cornell, athletic
director, to award varsity football
letters to 31 players. Petitions, to
be submitted to President Kay,
were opened for Oregon Federation