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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 17, 1947)
To Give Honor
Applications for the 1948 Kathe
rine Wills Coleman fellowship, the
sixth of a series awarded annually
to an outstanding Mortar Board
from any student chapter, are
ready for filing, according to Helen
Hicks, president of Oregon’s chap
ter. The scholarship is good for
study at any university or college
in the country where the winner
may choose to continue her field
Miss Elizabeth Gay Edward^
political science graduate of the
class of '47, won the award last
year, bringing the honor for the
first time to the Oregon campus.
(*ay, a member of Kappa Alpha
Theta and past president of the
WAA. is now studying at the
George Washington University in
Washington. D C., doing graduate
work in public administration. She
is also interning in the 1947-48
training program of the national in
stitute of public affairs.
Contestants for the fellowship
must be unmarried and able to
qualify as candidates for the mas
ter's or doctor’s degree in the uni
versity. Information and applica
tion blanks may be obtained from
Mrs. Edward M. Williams, Mortar
Board fellowship chairman, 191 S.
Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre,
Pennsylvania, before December 1,
1947. The winner will probably be
announced April 1, Miss Hicks said.
For Next Week
Next week’s picture schedule for
the 1948 Oregana has been an
nounced by Ross Yates, yearbook
editor. Kennell-Ellis studio will
photograph the following groups:
October 20: Ann Judson, Delta
October 21: Delta Zeta, Gamma
October 22: Gamma Phi Beta,
Kappa Kappa Gamma.
October 23: Pi Beta Phi, Sigma
October 24 and 25: Susan Camp
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Comes to Drama Department
By PAT KING
“A technical director has to he a little bit of everything . . . .
designer, plumber, painter, carpenter, and have a passing ac
quaintance with every type of structure used by the human
race," summarized Gilbert M. \\ illiams, new technical diiectoi
for the drama department.
The amiable Williams is a dark, mustached young man who
came to Oregon after tour years
at Yale, where he majored in
technical production and direction
and received his master of fine arts
ir. drama in 1947. He moved into
his office in the drama cottage after
a six day trip across country in a
Pontiac bulging with a trunk,
books, and personal belongings.
“The stage crew and technical
director must be able to produce
anything the playwright may de
mand which means we do a lot of
work with papier mache,” he con
tinued, toying with a set of new
drills he had just purchased. Some
of the things he as produced upon
demand for plays have been a soda
fountain, a fire engine that ran,
water pumps, and a firing cannon.
Williams gained a first rate
course in bacteriology while doing
special research for the play “Yel
low Jack,” the story of science con
quering the yellow jack fever. Any
incongruity such as using a modern
microscope in the play that had not
been invented at the time bothers
he audience a great deal, he said.
After obtaining a bachelor of
fine arts from the University of
Arizona in 1040, Williams went
into the army where he helped plan
the army outdoor theater. He has
done a great deal of work in plan
ning new theaters and has just re
cently designed the new theater for
Aside from his degrees, he also
graduated from the Columbia
Broadcasting system’s radio school
in 1939 and worked on continuity
writing and production. At the mo
ment he is writing a series of ar
ticles on theater architecture for
Billboard, a theatrical publication.
As a note to Homecoming decor
ators who would like to borrow
properties from the department,
Williams said, “We have nothing to
give them but advice and good
Marine 'Salmon Feed'
Former marines, their wives,
and friends have been extended an
invitation to the marine corps
league annual “Salmon Feed” at
the armory at 7 p.m. Monday. En
tertainment is being planned. There
is no charge.
Lutheran students will hold their
first organized meeting on the
campus Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at
Miss Trudy Rogness, newly ap
pointed counselor for Lutheran stu
their new headquarters in the
YWCA, according to the newly ap
pointed counselor Miss Trudy Rog
Rev. Sterling Simmonson,
Springfield, has been scheduled to
speak on “Faith.” Worship chair
man Byron Brende has announced
that there will be a singing and
recreational hour and that supper
will be served. Additional enter
tainment will be supplied by a girls’
trio consisting of Genevieve Young
quist, Janet' Kelsey, and Dorothy
“At the present time we are pio
neering with a Lutheran student
club at Oregon, but we have hopes
of a fine organization by the end
of the term,” Miss Rogness dis
She is a graduate of Augustana
college, Sioux Falls, South Dakota,
and did graduate work at Univer
sity of Minnesota, the Union Theo
logical seminary and the Sacred
School of Music in New York.
Gloria Talarico, editor
26 West 6th Just off Willamette
SPIKE Jones, the musical phe
nomenon of contemporary Amer
icana, and his 26 City Slickers
headline their new, big musical
variety and comedy show, “Spot
light Revue,” over CBS each Fri
The number of living American
war veterans grew to 16,413,000 on
September 1, 1947, of whom 14,
513,000 were from World War II,
according to latest VA reports.
All classified is payable in advance at the
rate of four cents a word the first insertion,
two cents a word thereafter at the Emerald
FOR SALE: 5 double bunks: 5
single-deck steel beds. Call Don
na Rankin, 3209. (24)
LOST: Dark green Parker 51, gold
cap, inscribed Ramona Staska.
Reward. Ext- 283. (24)
LOST: G. I. watch, black faca
Hamilton—expansion band. P.e
ward. Bob Wallace, SAE. (24)
LOST: Covert overcoat AXO
Nickel Hop. Name inside pocket.
Jim Snow. Phone 5500. (24)
FOR SALE: Portable type elec
trical phonograph. Phone 3183R
or see as 1182 Almaden. (24)
FOR SALE: 37 Ford convertable,
r. and h., sealed beam hdlts. W.
W. Cox. East end of drafting
room Arch. School. (25)
LOST: Athletic script book number
2718 return to Wally Turnidge
1436 Alder. (26)
Rains or shines
mi Our men are always
• on the job
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"LET'S GET ASSOCIATED"
11th and Hilyard
On to Portland!
OREGON vs. WASHINGTON
Saturday, October 18
(Federal tax included) '
Leave Eugene 5:55 P.M. Friday; arrive Portland 9:50
P.M. Or leave Saturday 8:40 A.M., arrive 11:45 A.M.
Return on your choice of evening trains Saturday or
Sunday. Let the engineer drive you to and from the big
game. No worry about rain, fog, slippery and crowded
highways. Sit back, relax and have fun with the gang.
Buy tickets early at S. P. Passenger station, foot of
Willamette street. Phone 2200 for details.
The friendly Southern Pacific
R. E. DEAN, Agent
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