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VOLUME XLVITI ” ' ~~ Number 119
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON. EUGENE, TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 1947
ies Brown Signed for Junior Prom
Skull and Dagger Calls
26 Freshmen Members
r rwenty-six treshmen were tapped
I for membership in Skull and Dag
ger, sophomore men's honorary, at
the Frosh Glee Saturday night, ac
cording to Bill Barnum, current
president of the organization.
The men are: Keith Allen, George
Anderron, Ken Bargelt, George
Billings, Norman Bishop, Bill
Brown, Donald Cassell, Larry Da- |
vidson, Warren Davis, William C. |
Davis, Bill Duhaime, Leigh Eden,1
Harry Gleason, Charles Hoilaman,
Art Johnson, Donald Louder, Jim,
Luckey, Malcolm MacGregor, Rog- 1
er Marsh, Bill Monroe. Robert T.!
Moore, Paul Nagel, A1 Pie'tEchman,
Tom Powell, Kenneth Snelson, and
These men were selected on the
basis of outstanding scholastic
achievement and the number of
campus activities in which they
have participated, Barnum said.
During the past year the honor
Shy has participated in such activi
ties as freshman week, Homecom
ing, Religious. Emphasis week,
Wrorld Student Service fund drive,
freshman elections, and has ushered
at assemblies, lectures, and basket
Mortar Board Petitions
Due by 12 Wednesday
Petitions for positions on com
mittees for the annual Mortar
ball must be submitted to Jean
Watson at the Kappa Alpha The
ta house before noon Wednesday,
'Y' Discussion Tonight
David Halpern, discussing Jewish
religious customs, will address the
sceptics hour, a YWCA religious
discussion group at 9 tonight.
This is the third meeting of the
group under its chairman, Beryl
Howard. Anyone is welcome to at
of Skull anti Dagger.
Put Off Pigging,
Was that call necessary ?
The telephone company isn’t
kidding when it informs stu
dents that only emergency
calls can be handled.
Lewis Ead, local manager,
reports that University and
high school students are giving
board operators a rough time
by posing as doctors and
But the point isn't that the
switchboard gets confused with
all the unessential calls, Ead
says. The point is that really
urgent calls don’t get through.
The blinking lights on the board
all look alike to the operator,
although one may represent an
expectant mother calling a hos
pital and the other may repre
sent a liopefuI Pigger calling a
(Please turn to page three)
The boys from Sigma hall literal-1
ly gave the young misses from Zeta
hall the bird Sunday night. It seems
that the boys were engaged in a
late session bulleroo and were dis
turbing the gals sleep. A protest
brought no avail. Finally, by some
hitherto unexplained method, a box
was thrust into the sleeping porch,
and weird cries came from within.
Gingerly opening their “present"
. . . the gals found a baby kildeer
bellering at the top of its lungs.
Now there’s a family on second
base of the intramural field . . . one
in the Zeta sleeping porch . . . now
the question arises . . . who’s on
TSP to Hold
Theta Sigma Phi, national pro
fessional women’s journalism hon
orary, will hold its annual Matrix
table at the Eugene hotel May 15.
Richard Neuberger, noted Ore'gon
writer and lecturer, will be the
speaker. His topic will be “Freedom
of the Press.
Matrix table is a national feature
of all Theta Sigma Phi chapters,
and is held annually. Invitations
will be sent out within a week to
persons prominent in their field
throughout Oregon, particularly
women. The outstanding freshman
woman in journalism and the new
initiates will be announced at the
Matrix table by President Marilyn
The Oregon Theta chapter of
Theta Sigma Phi held their election
of officers recently. The following
women, initiated this term, were
chosen to succeed last year's offi
cers: Maryann Thielen, president;
Jeanne Simmonds, vice-president;
Pat Webber, secretary; Barbara
Johns, treasurer; and Jo^n Hickey,
LES BROWN . . .
“AND HIS “AND OF RENOWN” will tuinsh music for the Juni-vr
Prom May 10.
Brown First Name Band
To Visit UO Since War
Les Brown's "Band of Renown-' lias been signed for the
junior Prom. Helen Hicks and Bob Wallace, prym chairmen,
Recently voted first place in "Billboards" annual popularity
poll. Brown will be the first big name band to come to Oregon's
campus since the war.
Tickets will be ^2.70 per couple and will go on sale in the
Co-Op W ednesday through Friday. W allace stated that due to
fire restrictions in Mac Court only 1200 tickets can be sold and
sale would be restricted to the Co-op and not sold in living
organizations as before.
Brown, composer of Sentimental Journey, top Hit Parade
tune, started his band while attending Duke university in 1936.
After the usual number of small-time jobs to get started. Brown
reformed the original group and set out on a series of one-night
stands ending up at the Btackhawk in Chicago. From there he
was billed at such top spots as the Palladium in Bos Angeles,
Astor Roof in Xew York, and Meadowbrook in Xew jersey.
Brown won hearty acclaim during the war with such record
hits as A Good Man is Hard to bind" and "Sentimental jour
ney" featuring Doris Day and Butch Stone on the vocals. Fea
tured for 20 weeks tin the bitch Bandwagon. Brown also was a
regular performer on the Coca-Cola Spotlight programs.
Eugene Women's Choral Club to Sing Tonight at McArthur Court
The Eugene Women’s Choral club
will present its spring concert at
8:15 tonight in McArthur court.
Glenn Griffith will direct the sing
ers for the 12th consecutive semi
Accompanist will be Marjorie
Scobert Wilson. Guest soloist Mary
Kapp Allton, violinist, will be ac
eompanied by her husband, Donald
Allton .assistant professor of music.
The chorus, made up of both
housewives and business women in
cludes approximately 90 voices.
Proceeds from the affair will be
used to buy camping equipment for
the Lane County Girl Scout groups.
The Maud Densmore music schol
arship will be presented to a high
school senior who is planning to
continue study in music at the Uni
Last year’s winner was Deraid
Parks, who is now majoring in busi
ness administration at the Univer
This evening’s concert will con
elude the spring series which has
lasted three months.
Included in the program will be
two Negro spirituals, “Let My Peo
ple Go,” and “I'll Never Turn Back
No More.” Solos in the two spirit
uals will be by Lolita Pierdon and
Dean to Consider
“Problems of Household Manage
ment" will be discuss’ed this evening
by Mrs. Golda P. Wickham, dean
of women, in the fifth “Youth and
Marriage” lecture of the current se
ries. The program will begin at 7:15
p.m. in room 3 Fenton hall.
The lectures are being sponsored
by the E. C. Brown trust fund and
general extension division of the
state system of higher education.
Five additional speakers from
the University and Eugene will be
presented each Tuesday until June
An open discussion will be held
following tonight’s speech. The fee
for the entire series is $3 per person.
They Finally Did It!
There will be no classes Friday
afternoon and Saturday of Junior
Weekend, May 9 and 10, it was
affirmed yesterday by the educa
tional activities office.