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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 28, 1947)
OREGON, EUGENE. FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 28.
For March 4
Donald Allton Leads
* 180 Mixed Songsters
By JOANNE FBYDENLTJND
Staff Writer, The Emerald
The University Choral Union,
composed of 180 voices, will pre
sent a public concert in McArthur
court Tuesday evening, March 4,
under the sponsorship of the Edu
cational Activities board and
School of Music. Donald W. All
ton, assistant processor of organ
and music theory, will conduct
First organized in 1944 by All
ton as a women’s chorus of 70
voices, the organization has grown
to its present status as a mixed
voice chorus. Membership is de
pendent upon try-outs but it is not
a music major’s organization, All
ton points out. It is composed of
students from all schools and de
partments with diversified inter
ests who enjoy singing together.
Last fall more than 500 students
tried out for membership.
Allton has had considerable ex
nerence and work with glee clubs
mid choruses since he started pro
fessional work and since 1944,
when he came to the University,
has been active with singing
groups both on and off the cam
pus. A member and accompanist
for the Eugene Gleemen, Allton
also directed the group during the
absence of Dean Theodore Kratt,
present director, during Dean
Kratt’s service in the war.
A graduate of Eastman school
of music in Rochester, N. Y., All
ton has had charge of glee clubs
and choruses at the University of
Kentucky and Mary Baldwin col
lege in Staunton, Virginia.
The concert, planned for 8:15 p.
m., will be free to the public and
townspeople are extended a par
H. K. Newburn Honored
Guests of The Dalles Lions and
Kiwanis clubs at a Tuesday eve
ning dinner were Dr. Harry K.
Newburn, University president,
and Mrs. Newburn.
■ft The affair, held for the high
school football team there, also
honored Jim Aiken, University of
Oregon football coach who is on
his state-wide “get acquainted”
Officers Seek Petitions
For Junior Weekend
Petitions from members of all
classes for Junior Weekend com
mittee chairmanships and po
sitions are due Monday at 6 o’
clock, it was announced yester
day by Bobbie Fullmer, co-chair
man of the event. They are to
be submitted to Miss Fullmer
at the Alpha Omicron Pi house,
Bob Daggett at the Sigma Chi
house, or to the educational ac
Students are urged to pe
tition for the following commit
tee openings: promotion, prom,
»-all-campus sing, terrace dance,
all-campus cleanup, luncheon,
sunlight serenade, finance, tra
ditions, publicity, coronation and
Chic Harriet Vannatta
Miss Vogue for 1947
—EMERALD photo by Don Jones.
Harriet Vannatta, freshman in liberal arts, was yesterday
named Miss Vogue, 1947, for the University of Oregon. She
was chosen from 50 student models who participated in the
Theta Sigma Phi tea and fashion show, held in Alumni hall,
The tall pretty coed, whose home is in Kohala, Hawaii,
was presented with an orchid from Keith Fennell's and a
pair of nylons from Kaufman Broth
ers. She is a member of the WAA,
YWCA, Amphibians, and Hui-O
Miss Vannatta is a member
of Kappa Kappa Gamma so
The fashion show featured mod
els from every women’s organiza
tion on the campus. They modeled
their own outfits, ranging from
sports and campus clothes to for
Mrs. George Turnbull, adviser to
the campus chapter of the women’s
national journalism fraternity, and
Mrs. Ann Connell, society editor of
the Register-Guard, poured.
Ad Lads and Lassies
Entertain After Classes
Never at a loss for the UO Red
Cross, the ADS and the GAX and
other sad sacks will give us the
scoop concerning the group Monday
at the Side.
The 4 p.m. show, we want you to
know, will feature Bill Bish the
campus magish with tricks so con
fusing (and also amusing) Houdini,
Bob Whitely’s patter concerning
the matter assures us much fun (O
Jupe, let it sun) if we come just at
four, Rich’ll open the door, for the
Red Cross, as we have implied.
UO Coed Groups
Elect New Officers
By TRUDI CHERNIS . . '
Barbara Johns, Bjorj; Hanson, and Barbara Bbrrevik wore
elected presidents of AWS. YWCA, and WAA at tho elec
Other new AWS officers include Helen Hicks, vice-presi
dent; Beverly Pitman, secretary; Prudy McCroskey, treasur
er; Marie Lombard, reporter; and Mildred Chetty. serjeant
Installation of new AWS officers will take place the first week
of spring term, Bea. King, outgoing president announced.
Fullmer YWCA Vice President
Bobbie Fullmer was elected YWCA vice-president, Carolyn Jenks
secretary, and Ann Woodworth treasurer. They will be installed
on March 11.
The WAA officers are Thelma Chaney, vice-president; Beverly
Bennett, secretary; Genevieve Siskey, treasurer; Jackie Tetz, sei>
geant-at-arms; and Joie Smith, custodian. The WAA installation
will also be held on March 11.
Voting was reported somewhat heavier than last year, although
only approximately 550 voted in the AWS election. Only members
of the YWCA and WAA could cast ballots in those elections.
Voting Considered Low
“Considering the number of women on the campus, the minimum
voting should have been no less than 1000,” declared Pat Spencer,
member of the AWS nominating committee, who helped count ballots.
Outgoing officers of the Associated Women Students are Bea King,
president; Dorothy Davis, vice-president; Barbara Johns, secretary;
Ann Burgess, treasurer; Trudi Chernis, reporter; and Prudy Mc
This year’s YWCA was headed by Marge Skordahl, president;
Martha Thorsland, vice-president; Beryl Howard, secretary; and
Nila Desinger, treasurer.
Scholl Retiring WAA Pre.vy
WAA officers for the past 5'ear have been Virginia Scholl, presi
dent; Betty Ingebritson, vice-president; Barbara Gunn, secretary;
Thelma Chaney, treasurer; Barbara Borrevik, sergeant-at-arms; and
Pearl Peterson, custodian.
Other candidates $or AWS office were; Jeanne Simmonds, Joyce
Niedermeyer, Trudi Chernis, June Goetze, Joanne Frydendlund, and
Other YWCA candidates included Nila. Desinger, Beryl Howard,
Beth Basler, and Laura Olson.
WAA candidates included Sis Scott, Coralie Thompson, Frances
Blenkinsop, and Ruthe Millard.
Spring Is Sprung, Fever Strikes
Classes Lose to Picnics n' Bikes
By BETH BASLER
Staff Writer, The Emerald
Biggest news to break on the campus in a year is the fol
lowing joyous release. Spring is here! And with it the tra
ditional fever which has hit every Oregon university student,
even the seniors.
To the fellows in a fraternity house, spring is celebrated
bv moving all the living room furniture onto the terrace.
turning "Open The Door, Rich
ard” on full blast, and playing
catch with the baseballs, if they
can be found after a long winter
in storage. In a gill’s house,
everyone rushes for last season’s
shorts, a bottle of baby oil, and
the sun deck. Some faces are
mighty pink already from Sol’s
first long rays.
A girl, these days, is really not
quite dressed until she has pinned
a huge butterfly bow in the cen
ter back of her loose-flying tress
es. Maybe it will be useful in
flagging down one of those mas
culine “students” as he whizzes
by in a powder blue convertible.
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W. V. Norris Returns
Dr. W. V. Norris, supervising
“engineer for the University, re
turned to his work Monday, after
a three-week seige of bronchial
pneumonia. Norris said that this
was very unusual for him and he
was glad to be back on the job.
REVIVAL! It’s on its way
back. One of the good old Oregon
customs that died with the war is
returning to the campus. The men
especially should be interested in
this one. M atch Emerald for com
plete lowdown on this REVIVAL.
Set for R.C. Drive
A pair of sturdy Duck mountain
climbers, one representing the coeds
and the other the men, will scale a
miniature peak in a window display
at the Co-op during the campus Red
Cross drive March 1-7. The moun
taineer who reaches the summit
(representing the fund campaign
goal) first will determine whether
the female or the male population
of the campus donate the "mostest
Plans for a drive contest between
campus living organizations under
the direction of Richard Logan,
chairman of the house collections
committee, have been announced by
Mary Ann Hansen, a campaign
publicity chairman. Separate ci os
will be awarded to the highest do
nor among the women’s and the
men’s organizations on the basis of
per person contributions.
Co-chairmen of the drive are Bar
bara Johns, Delta Gamma, and Da
vid Dimm, freshman in business ad
ministration. Committee heads are
Richard Logan and Marilyn Strat
ton, house collections;; Phyllis Lit
zenberger, co-op sales; Margaret
Rouch and Marian Battey, posters;
Mildred Chetty and Rollie Wood
ruff, student contacts; and Harriet
The Red Cross will have a booth
in the Co-op during the drive week.
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