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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (May 29, 1947)
I etiring Girl's P.E. Instructor
stretches One Year Stint to 36
i. By BETH BASLER
After 36 years at the University of Oregon, Miss Harriet W.
■Thomson of the women's physical education department is
scheduled to retire according to the provisions of the Oregon
Jtate retirement law,
t Coming from Detroit in 1911 and planning to stay only for
,'fyear. Miss Thomson entered the P.E. department as assistant
Rpervisor. Entire enrollment was
S girls and classes were held in
KtSmall building where the art
■pool is now located which
vas called by students, the Chapel.
It the department had existed for
ly two years, it was very hard
-get the necessity of Physical
(jcation across to the girls.
"Each living organization had
fi basket and one gym suit, un
Hhey found they must have their
Wits in order to graduate,” Hiss
The first year after moving into
rlinger the department felt
|e lost in the large building,
I soon enrollment grew, and it
fes been over-crowded ever since.
There are over 1000 students en
rolled in the required freshman
and sophomore courses now.
Miss Thomson has taught al
most every sport open to girls, but
would rather not teach a sport for
she says it ruins her own game.
She has been in charge of the cor
rective department for many
years. Her only training for this
work was attendance at confer
ences in Chataqua, New York, and
Los Angeles. The rest of her tech
nique she has developed herself.
Her plans for retirement still in
definite, Miss Thomson says that
she will live at home and undoubt
edly spend much time in her
Spring Term Exam Schedule
FINAL EXAMINATION SCHEDULE FOR SPRING TERM 1946-47
■June 7 (S) 2-4 English Composition, Corrective English,
mm Business English
’ June 9 (M) 8-10 11 MWF classes
10-12 11 TuThS classes
1-3 8 MWF classes
3-5 8 TuThS classes
fne 10 (Tu) 8-10 10 MWF classes
10-12 10 TuThS classes
1-3 3 MWF classes
3- 5 General Psychology Laboratory
June 11 (W) 8-10 9 MWF classes
10-12 9 TuThS classes
Kl- 3 4 TuThS classes
l 3- 5 Constructive Accounting
ne 12 (Th) 8-10 2 MWF classes
10-12 2 TuThS classes
1-3 4 MWF classes
3- 5 Elements of Algebra, Intermediate Algebra,
College Algebra, Trigonometry, Mathe
matics of Finance.
June 13 (F) 8-10 1 MWF classes
10-12 1 TuThS classes
1-3 3 TuThS classes
3- 5 Survey of English Literature
MWF classes1 are those meeting MWF, MW, MF, WF, MTuWTli,
MTuWF, M8uThff, MWFS, MWThF, MTuWThF, MTuWThFS.
TuThS classes are those meeting TuThS, TuTh, TuS, ThS, and all
others not listed above.
Blue Grass ... one of the world's great fragrances . . .
in a delightful after-bath mist by
’Use it lavishly to keep you flower-fresh
throughout the day. * ^ 50
BLUE GRASS FLOWER MIST ... ' Plw8 taxes
(Continued h em hear one)
! ception in Gerlingcr hall, also on
June 14. Class reunion dinners at
the Eugene hotel will follow, be
ginning at 6 p.m.
The day will conclude with the
Failing-Beekman orations, a pro
gram combining speech and music
at 8 p.m. at the school of music au
ditorium. This annual oratorical
competition for seniors will find five
speakers pitted against each other
for awards of $150, $100, and $50, j
the Failing-Beekman, Beekman,
and Jewett prizes respectively.
In addition to the two all-impor
tant ceremonies of Baccalaureate
and Commencement Sunday, the
traditional flower and fern proces
sion at the site of the Pioneer Moth
er is set for 6:30 p.m., June 15.
Open house will welcome reunion
groups to the University library,
the Murray Warner art museum,
the Condon hall museum of natural
history, and the Little Art Gallery
cn both Saturday and Sunday after
Sugar cane is a giant grsri. some
times attaining a height of 20 feet.
13th and Hilyard Streets
Yva>i®b® ^*9^ pricey?
25* SHAVES YOU
FOR 3 MONTHS!
To Get Radio Time
“The Comeback,” the story of a
prizefighter’s attempt to return to
the ring, will be presented over
KOAC’s University hour at 4:30
p.m. today under the direction of
The half-hour drama was writ
ten by Meyer Hanson, and features
Paul Ryman, John H. MacDonald,
Theo Feikert, Robert Croisant, and
Another in the series of “Pops
Parades," a popular music program
featuring student talent and pro
duced by Lee Petrasek, will be pre
sented at 4 p.m. The 4:15 spot will
be filled by a campus interview
produced by David Waite.
George Bernard Shaw worked as
a clerk for $4.50 a month at the age
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