Page 2— A Bit o' Blarney UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14. 1947 Page 4— JVs Cinch Crown t VOLUME XLVII'I Number S3 Idaho Cagers Limp Into Oregon Camp Plowed Under in Aggieville, Vandals Out for Vengeance By BERNIE HAMMERBECK r Sports Editor Oregon s fourth-place Ducks take on the cellar-dwelling Idaho Vandals tonight at 8 o’clock in the first of a two-game series at McArthur court. The same two teams will meet again tomorrow night. For the lemon and green Webfoots a pair of wins are necessary if they are to overhaul the third place Washington Huskies. For the Idaho Vandals a win will mean their first division victory of the 1947 season. The Hobby Hobson - coached Ducks will take the floor as odds on favorites to trounce the invad ing Vandals, but the possibility of an upset is not remote. ..The Lemon and Green downed the 1946 ND champs twice at Moscow earlier this year, but had a narrow squeeze in the second contest, winning 45-43. Drop Pair to OSC The loss-weary Vandals limp down from Corvallis wheer earlier this week they fell before the onslaught of the high-riding Ore gon State Beavers. The Vandals bad been marked at mid-season as having a good chance of shaking their early season slump and pos hly racking up a few wins be fore the current season expired. The Beavers showed little mer cy on the hapless Idaho five, how ever, thumping them 77-40 and 71-37. It was in the first victory that Oragne center Red Rocha set a new northern division scoring mark of 38 points for a single contest. Lineup Shattered Coach Guy Wicks’ Vandals will present a badly shattered lineup (Please turn to page four) Students Eligible For Study Abroad Qualified students may apply for fellowships for graduate study abroad, according to Mrs. Clara Fitch, secretary of the University graduate school. The Institute of International Education has announced there are fellowships available in Czechoslo vakia, England, France, Holland, -"Sfangary, Italy, Switzerland, and Latin America. Application is open to men and women, preferably under 35 years of age. For fellowships in France, Holland, and for the Germanistic society awards applicants must be unmarried and remain unmarried during tenure of fellowship. A can didate must hold a bachelor’s de gree from an American college or university or be a graduate of a professional school of recognized standing (or meet this requirement by the summer of 1947). He must present proof of Ameri can citizenship; good academic rec ord and capacity for independent study; ability to read, write, and speak the language of the country in which he will study; good moral character, personality and adapta bility and good health. For further information, interest ed persons may contact Mrs. Fitch -*rthe graduate office, Johnson hall, or write direct to the Institute of International Education. 2 West 45th street, New York City, New York. Board to Hold Mixer Dances Approval for a program of all-campus Saturday night mixers was granted by the educational activities board Wednesday night. The mixers w ere first suggested by the student affairs committee to provide inexpensive entertain ment for students not other wise occupied on nights when no other all-campus functions are scheduled. The dances will he underwritten by the educational activities board and will be operated on a non-profit basis. Admission will be 50 cents and if profits are made, the price of tickets will be lowered. Student Sponsorship Dates for the dances have not been decided, but the board speci fied that music will be provided by Ted Hallock’s band and Herb Widmer’s band’ on alternate dates. If attendants and interest in the dances warrants continuation of the program, each dance may be sponsored by different honoraries and service organizations. En tertainment for i n t e r m i s sions, handling of tickets, decorations, etc. will be the responsibility of the sponsoring student groups. Stratton Approved The board approved the appoint ment of Bill Stratton as Emerald managing editor, and granted an increase in wages of the Emerald delivery boy. A request from the audio-visual department for $350 to purchase additional loudspeakers to supple ment the public address system in McArthur court was granted. The board appropriated $75 for the purchase of additional music for the choral union. Students Praised For Rescue Work Heaping praises on the Univer sity students who literally car ried the ton-an-a-half museum truck from the blazing ware house fire Tuesday night, L. S. Cressman, head of the anthropol ogy department said that he wished to thank all who partici pated in the feat. The truck, which has carried many students on field trips spon sored by the anthropology, geol ogy, and other departments, es caped damage and is still avail able for more trips, Cressman said. Hoodoo Bus Slated Bus tickets for tne trip to Hoo doo bowl Sunday will be on sale at the Co-op today for $3 for a round trip. The bus will leave the Side at 6 a.m., and return at 7:30 p.m. Sun day. Duck Gridders Hold Pre-Game Athletic Contest The Dads' Day varsity basketball game between Oregon and Idaho will be preceded by an athletic con test between “Mike Stedden’s Maulers” and “Hughes Huskies.” The two teams are made up of Ore gon football players who will play basketball furiously until game time, as part of the pre-game fes tivities. Saturday will also include the swimming meet between Oregon and Washington State in the men's pool at 2 p.m. There will be no ad mission charge. Veterans are urged to turn in pictures of their wives for the “Mrs. Hospitality” contest which will be open until today at 5 p.m. Pictures should be turned in to the Emerald office and judging will be done to day. The winner will be presented at the pre-game program on Saturday night at McArthur court. General open house in all school departments is scheduled for Sat urday. The art school gallery will be open from 9 until 5, the Oriental art museum from 1 until 5 and the Museum of Natural History from 3 until 5 p.m. Included at the Saturday lunch eon at John Straub hall for dads will be entertainment by the Vets’ Dorm 1 glee club under the direction of Ron Phillips. All dads attending the weekend are asked to register as prizes will be given the houses with the most dads down for the weekend and the houses which have the most fresh man dads participating. Winners will be determined by percentage of registrations. King of Hearts Coronation Highlights 'Hop' Festivities By BETTY JO BLEDSOE '['he traditional Oregon Heart Hop will swing forth to night beginning its first festivity between halves of the Ore gon-Idaho game at McArthur court. During the half-time entertainment the elected King of Hearts will be revealed and crowned by Marge Skordahl, president of the YWCA. Votes will be tabulated at noon today and the winner Kappa Cutie Cops '47' Oregana Title In a close decision Tuesday night, blonde, blue-eyed, beautiful Barbara Pearson, senior in liberal arts, was chosen as Miss‘Oregon of 1947 by a dazzled Oregana jury. Barbara is 21 and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Kappas reported that her first re sponse when notified that the honor had been bestowed on her was to cry, “Oh, no!” She was told that the yearbook would be named “The Oreganli” after her title. Denying allegations that the Miss Oregana contest was just a publicity stunt to sell one more Oregana, staff members never theless informed inquiring Kap pas that orders for the annual may still be placed in the educa tional activities office. Other finalists in the selection were Lois Roeder and Gay Ed wards. The judges, which includ ed the editor, the managing edit or, and .the three associate editors, deliberated a long time before making a choice from the long list of senior contestants. Undivine Right “Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown,” Will never be debunked; With Heart Hop royalty bowing down To have it humbly dunked. T.G.W. Actress Grandma, Then Child; Drama's Cat Gives Bad Time By LeJEUNE GRIFFITH Tuesday night’s performance of “I Remember Mama” got under way with a bang, Alaska-born Flor ence Hawkesworth related after removing the last evidences of her role as the eight-year-old Dagmar. In the middle of one of the play’s early laughs, the warehouse fire ex plosion echoed through Guild hall. The remaining part of the first act lines were given to the intermittent wails of sirens and the tumult caused by the disaster. “In spite of all of this confusion the play proceeded as planned,” said Miss Hawkesworth. ‘‘The show must go on—or as Aunt Trina would have said, ‘The nails must go through’,” Cat Problem Another of Miss Hawkesworth’s problems, but one which happens every night, is the proper handling of Purrl, the cat who plays Uncle Elizabeth. Uncle Elizabeth and Dagmar are constant companions in (Please turn to page seven) FLORENCE HAYVKESWORTH will remain secret until tonight’s game. The six men competing for the title are Bill Abbey, Malcolm MacGregor, Marty Pond, Jack Burris. Paul Pierson and Bob Barrett. After the crowning of the king, two knaves will also be crowned, all three then being turned over to Marv Rasmussen, last year's King of Hearts, who will take charge of the dunking. Assisted by members of the Order of the O, Rasmussen will dunk the three winners in front of the Pi Beta Phi house on 15th street. Tickets may be purchased at the Co-op today until 3 p. m., but voting will terminate at noon. One ticket entitles a couple to enter any or all of the open houses. Punch and cookies will be sold at the Pi Bet,a Phi, Delta Gamma and Chi Omega houses, and ice cream bars can be pur chased at Susan Campbell and at the Alpha Chi Omega house. 'Y' Asks*Entrants In Ping Pong Event Saturday is the deadline for all men students to register for the ta ble tennis tournament which is to begin Monday at the YMCA, ac cording to Mrs. R. U. Moore, secre tary of the Y; Men's living organizations and individual men students are eligible to compete. There is a 25-cent reg istration fee. A cup to be given to the winning house is now on display at the Co-op. Individual prizes are also being given. YMCA Dancing Class Scheduled for Tonight The regular YMCA folk dancing class tonight will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. The later time was scheduled in order to give students a chance to see the Idaho-Oregon basketball game. Anyone interested in folk danc ing is invited to attend the week ly classes, which are held in the campus building each Friday at H to 10 p.m. New Secretary Named For Employment Post Mrs. Flora B. Dobbins, Spokane, has been named secretary in the University branch of the Oregon state employment service, accord ing to an announcement made re cently by Mrs. Lucile Parsons, man ager of the campus branch. Mrs. Dobbins was formerly em ployed by Spokane school district 81. She succeeds Mrs. Shirley Abst, who accepted a position with the veterans administration on the campus.