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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 5, 1947)
: ,UME XLIX Number 1
i UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE. TUESDAY. AUGUST 5, 1947
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Sec. 562 P.L.&R.
Permit No. 20
jf , PICNIC PLOTTERS
f Jantzen Beach picnic committee lays plays for thj annual University get-together August 21 at the
r lenient park.
Ducks to Dance
To Charlie Barnett
By BOB CHAPMAN
Oregon students, alumni, and prospective Webfoots will take
over Jantzen Beach park in Portland Thursday, August 21 for
the annual summer get-together and picnic sponsored by the
Oregon Federation under the direction of Harry Glickman,
Featured attractions in addition to a tempting picnic lunch,
donated by the Portland Mothers
and Dads’ clubs, will include a
much-talked-about contest be
tween Oregon and O.S.C. gridmen.
Inside information has it that a
rugged tug o’ war is brewing.
With gates opening at 6 p.m.
picnic goers will have an oppor
tunity to cut deep into the food
supply, for while 15,000 invitations
have been distributed, Mr. E. W.
Grenfell, president of the Portland
Dads’ club, says there will be plenty
of food for all comers.
Co-chairmen Jordis Benke and
Bob Chaney have invited noted
Oregon personalities on the campus
to say hello to the class of ’52, risk
ing the chance that Jim Aiken, Ore
gon’s hard driving grid mentor, will
talk all evening about football and
The lighter side of college life
will be represented in a variety and
musical way by selected University
talent. Freshmen coming to school
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The old system of co-op receipts,
turned in for year-end rebate, will
be abandoned next year, according
to M. F. McCiain, manager of the
the Co-op store.
In the past all students were
members of the co-op, and re
ceived rebates on cash register re
cepits turned in at the end of the
Under the new system the stu
dent will be charged a $1 member
ship fee, and will be given a num
ber which he must remember.
After each purchase the clerk will
write the student’s membership
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f ore Than Just Fun
;.» This Picnic Racket
! Editor’s note: Picnic arranging is a tough business. A1 Pietsch
A'Knows, because he is right in the front lines fighting the Battle
^’rtzen Beach park. The followng dispatch, scribbled on the back
t I menus, was smuggled through to the Emerald from Pietsch's
| ration booth at Plillarie’s.
By AL PIETSCHMA.V
I' 'reparing a picnic for the 2,000 persons expected for the
, en beach shindig August 21 is a big job. It is an even
• job than planning the Junior Weekend picnic, which was
*js all so confusing, and Co-chairmen Jordis Benke and
i Chaney will be the first to admit it.
V* them it has.not been a summer of leisure and ease.
it has been a summer of
vork, deadlines, and re
ility. Committees were
before school was out and
ive been meeting all sum
incicfentally, is another
•here Oregon is already one
iregon State for 1947. Plans
i Aggie blowout the fol
week are still in the germ
e you can have a big pie
otta have a central theme,
idy suggested the bathing
idea, with a mad quest for
/••st beautifully bathing-suit
Miss Oregon. Male members of
jo miittee were all for it, and
i .nale members were willing
* along, when the University
Isd. So that idea was drop
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Susie and Hen Hall
Co-eds returning to Susan
Campbell and Hendricks halls will
find there have been some changes
made. Both halls have been re
paired, painted, and redecorated.
This summer’s Hendrick’s hall
house-cleaning marks the first gen
eral overhall of that dormitory
since the ASTP used it for billeting
troops during the war.
According to Mrs. Genevieve
Turnipseed, director of dormitories,
all dormitory space has been re
served for fall term, and there is a
waiting list of 350—200 women and
LEARNING THE SCOOP
Barbara Myer, a prospeotve University student, is briefed on campus life by Prudy McCroskey at the
University of Oregon information desk on the t lird floor of Lipman Wolfe & Co. in Portland.
Miss McCroskey has helpful material on rushng, housing, and other matters ot interest to freshmen.