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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 15, 1947)
Webfoots Swamp Idaho 81-41
By BERNIE HAMMERBECK
I he l nlversity of (Oregon's highly-publicized Vertebrates
turned a listless ball game into a second-half rout last night,
as the Hobby Hobson-coached Ducks roared to a 81-41 win
over the tailend Idaho \ andals. The win brought the Lemon
and ('.reen to within a halt-game of third place, as the WSC
Cougars dumped the Washington Huskies 54-38. With all
four teams in action again tonight, the Ducks stand an ex
cellent chance to edge the Huskies out of the third spot.
Students Swing Wide Oregon Gates
.To Usher in Undampened Dads' Day
(Emerald Photo by Don Jones)
- GREETINGS POP . . .
Getting in tune with the Dads’ Day weekend theme, the Delts are shown hoisting their welcome sign to
■f greet the visiting fathers.
Malcolm MacGregor Given Crown, Dunking
As King of Hearts at Annual Valentine Dance
King of Hearts Malcolm MacGregor, who was
presented with his crown and scepter during half
time at the Oregon-Idaho game, ended his royal
reign last night with an inglorious dunking on the Pi
In traditional Pleart Hop fashion, the King re
ceived his dunking at the hands of Knaves Paul Pier
n son and Marty Pond, under the direction of Marv
Rasmussen and the Order of the "O.”
MacGregor, member of Yeomen, was crowned by
Marge Skordahl, president of the YWCA, sponsor
of the progressive dance held each Valentine’s day.
She was aided by the coronation committee which
included Beverly Pitman, Mary Margaret Jones, Mar
guerite Johns, Mildred Chetty, and Donna Mae Lyons.
Route of the dance last night started at Susan
Campbell hall, and progressed to*Alpha Chi Omega,
Chi Omega, Delta Gamma, and Pi Beta Phi. The
theme was ‘'The Story of Two Silhouettes,” which
traced the romance of a college boy and a coed from
their first meeting to their marriage. Decorations
committee was under the direction of Mary McQueen.
Other finalists, who were voted upon by Oregon
coeds purchasing tickets to the affair were: Bill Ab
bey, Jack Burris, and Bob Barrett. Balloting was
handled by Carolyn Jenks. 9
Refreshments, including heart-shaped cookies,
punch, and ice cream slices, were handled by the re
freshment committee under the direction of Shirley
Joan Williarhs, sophomore in liberal arts, was gen
eral chairman of the event.
Mrs. Holcomb Picked
To Be Official Hostess
The Oregon Dads’ gates opened
wide this morning to greet more
than 500 dads attending the week
end's festivities on the University
campus. The Dads' gates have
traditionally welcomed the dads
every year since they were built
Official hostess for this year’s
celebration, the twentieth annual
weekend for dads, will be Mrs.
Jerry Holcomb, wife of Ben Hol
comb, freshman in physical edu
She will be presented at a
special program during the Ore
gon-Idaho basketball game to
night in McArthur court and will
attend other official functions.
Other entertainment planned for
the dads .includes luncheons, meet
ings, and open houses. Vesper
services and church services will
also salute the dads.
Official welcome to the Univer
sity will be extended by Thomas
F. Gunn, president of the Oregon
Dads club, Chancellor Paul C.
Packer, and football coach Jim
Aiken at luncheon today in John
Winners of the Dads’ day con
tests and their prizes will be an
nounced in Tuesday’s Emerald.
Contests have included signs,
clean-up, participation, and edi
Vesper Service Planned
For Sunday Afternoon
A vesper service will be held by
the University Religious council
tomorrow at 4 p. m. in the music
school auditorium. The University
Singers, under the direction of
Professor Donald Allton, will pre
sent “Alleluia,” by Thompson and
“Chericim Song,” by Rachmani
noff. Triva Rice, freshman in
music, will sing “Let Not Your
Heart Be Troubled,” by Speaks,
and Phillip Green, freshman in
music, will sing “Ave Maria,” by
Schubert. Organist will be Elwin
Myrick, who will present "Lo,
How a Rose E’er Blooming,” by
Brahms, and a prelude and post
lude. Kenneth Neal will be the
me duck- vandal aftair wa3
anything but a topflight ballgame,
as the two teams plodded through
a listless first half with the win
ners on top 33-20 at the half.
The second period started out
little better, though the starting
five of Ed Dick and Dick Wilkins
at forwards, Ken Hays at center,
and Stan Williamson and Bob La
vey at guards did run the count
up to 48-26 at the 5:34 mark.
It was at this point that Coach
Hobson waved his arm, and five
new Webfoots entered the game—
the celebrated Vertebrates with
Bob Wren and Roy Seeborg at for
wards, George Bray at center, and
A1 Popick and Reedy Berg i a
semi-ringer) at guards.
The high-geared backbone five
promptly let Jim Merry and Wen
die Christenson hit two-pointers
and Dick Geisler a gift toss to run
(Please Iiii'n to pigc jour)
Dads' registration: 9-5 at Kn
gene hotel and Johnson hall, 9-12 at
Osburn hotel, 11 :30 to 12:30 at John
Straub. Dads may pick up basket
ball tickets at this time.
Executive committee meeting
10:00 at office of the president,
Annual Dads’ Day luncheon: 12
noon at John Straub hall.
Swimming meet between Oregon
and WSC: 2:00 at men’s pool, tick
ets not required.
Annual business meeting of Ore
gon Dads: 2:15 in the lecture room
in Fenton hall. Election of officers.
Dinner: At living organizations
and elsewhere with sons and daugh
Basketball game:. 8:00 p.m. at
Mac court. Oregon vs. Idaho.
"I Remember Mama": 8:00 p.m.
and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Guild,
theater at Johnson hall.
11:00 a.m.: Services in all church
es in Eugene.
Dinner with sons and daughters
at living organizations: 1:00 p.m.
Vesper services in the music
building: 4 p.m., tickets not re
Dads' Broadcast Set
Station KOAC will broadcast
Dads’ Day ceremonies from the
University campus on Saturday,
between 12:30 and 2 p.m. Chancel
lor Paul C. Packer will speak at
approximately 1:30 p.m. The ad
dress will be rebroadcast by Port
land station KEX Saturday night
at an as yet unspecified time.