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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1947)
Three University art school stu
dents, Alfred Staples, special stu
dent in interior design; Norma
Driscoll, junior in drawing and
painting; and Mary Lewis, junior1
ja sculpture, were awarded tuition
scholarships from income from the
Ellen M. Pennell scholarship fund.
The late Mrs. Pennell was con
r.ected with the University of Ore
gon from igOS until her retirement
in 1932. While with the University,
she served at various times as as
sistant in the English department,
instructor in the school of archi
tecture and (allied arts, assistant
dean of women, acting dean of
y/omen, and assistant in the li
Upon her death in 1941, Mrs.
Fennell's estate, valued at over $11,
€00, devolved upon the University
of Oregon. The income of the ma
jor portion of the estate was to be
a sed for the payment of tuition of
deserving students in the art
Dr. Dixon Receives
A research contract from the
U. S. naval research' office has
tven awarded Dr. W. J. Dixon, as
sociate professor of mathematics,
Dr. A. F. Moursund, head of the
mathematics department, an
nounced this week.
The funds are to extend over a
period from September 2, 1947, to
November 30, 1948, to furnish nec
essary personnel and facilities for
research in mathematical statis
tics. Specifically, the study is di
rected toward the development of
distributions of simplified statis
"During the war it was found nec
essary to have statistical proced
ures which caidd be applied more
rapidly than those previously devel
oped,” Dr. Dixon said. He explained
that this project is an outgrowth
of developments started during the
war. • I
Dr. Dixon did undergraduate
work at Oregon State college, and!
graduate work at the University
of Wisconsin. He was awarded" a
Uoetofate at Princeton in 1944.
Forest fires burned enough lum
l.er in 1946 to build 200,000 five
room houses. Ninety per cent of all
t res are due to carelessness.
'Gold Diggers'To Have Bad Time
To protest the lowering hemline, rising operating costs
on dates, and the pseiido-sophistication of coeds, the men stu
dents of Whitman college in Walla Walla, Washington are
holding a “We Hate Women Week” during which the campus
males will completely ignore all campus females.
The men claimed that they were moved to action by the^social
and financial burdens imposed by girls described as “gold
divfrinv sophisticates.” It was decided by the men to deprive
Are you a born actor? Do you
have a magnetic personality, es
pecially attractive to children?
If you do have both of these
traits, plus a jolly, rotund laugh,
you may be one of the men tiiat
Dean Karl Onthank is looking
One local store already has
placed a request with the cam
pus employment agency for a
man to play Santa Claus in theii
toy department. Other similar
positions will prabably be avail
able soon, Onthank said.
Men interested in holding one
of these positions on Saturdays
until school is out and full time
thereafter, are asked to see Dean
Onthank in the employment of
fice in Friendly hall.
Norm Van Brocklin
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ute by a Williams touchdown pass.
Sharing ball-carrying duties with
left halfback Williams is 175
pound Bill Beitz at fullback, who
does most of the plunging duties
for the Vandals. Despite his light
weight, Beitz has displayed plenty
of power this season.
Idaho performs from the Notre
Dame box offense, a formation in
troduced by Dixie Howell this sea
Probable Starting Lineups
the Whitman girls oi meir iavu
rite indoor sports by refusing to
speak, telephone, or otherwise
communicate with them. _
These plans were decided upon
only after the college psychology
department had assured Whitman
campus leaders that the shock of
buying cigarettes and coffee would
not produce irremedial psych
neuroses effects upon the girls.
The Whitman males are also
minimizing feminine suffering dur
ing the period by sitting on dif
ferent sides in classrooms and
similar segregation in other mixed
groups. Traditional niceties favor
ing the fair sex are also abolished,
the gals must open doors for
The only exceptions to the rules
will be in the case of married stu
dents who may converse with their
wives on the subjects of price of
food, light, and rent, the condition
of Junior’s health, and deductions
from the budget to be used as
hubby’s beer money.
As reported in the Whitman Pio
neer, the men hope that after this
week the gals will show more fa
vor to shorter skirts, lower date
expenditures, and better spirit in
The University of Oregon chap
ter of Sigma Delta Chi, profes
sional journalistic fraternity, has
pledgesd eight men, Ross Yates,
president, announced Friday.
Fledges include Warren Mack,
Rex Gunn, Dan Sellard, Merle
Pugh, Wallace Hunter, Larry Lau,
Roy Williams, and Tony Swint.
All pledges are required to wear
a linotype slug bearing their name
around their necks for one week
beginning yesterday and to attend
the next SDX meeting in the Side
at noon November 6.
Pledges will be initiated later in
Davidson to Speak
Dr. D. S. Davidson, associate pro
fessor of anthropology, will speak
Monday, on “Some Popular Mis
conceptions of the Australian Ab
origines" at 8 p. m. in 103 Deady
Sponsored by the University
chapter of Sigma Xi, national
sfcience honorary, the- lecture will
A school of mackerel is so large
it sometimes stretches 10 miles in
length and a half mile in width,
according to skippers of the At
lantic Coast Fisheries Company’s
trawler fleet. |
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>rior to publication. ________—
PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 31. Dr. R.
L. Sexton, personal physician to
Secretary of the Interior J. A.
Krug, said tonight the secretary
was “recovered” and would be dis
charged from medical care “as
soon as I can talk to the other
physicians who attended him.
KETCHIKAN, Alaska, Oct.
31. Ail 18 persons aboard the
missing Juneau-bound Pan
American airways DC-4 perished
when the craft crashed head
on into Mt. Tamgas and explod
ed, the coast guard rescue crew
radioed from the scene tonight.
The rescue crew repbrted that
although only four bodies had
been found, there was no possi
bility that any of the passengers
or crewmen could have survived
the impact of the crash and the
liaming explosion that followed.
ADAK, Aleutian Islands, Oct. 31.
Round the world fliers Clifford
Evans and George Truman arrived
safely at Adak in the Aleutian is
rands at o:ou p.m. irou
on the first leg of their 1,700-mile
flight from Shemya at the western
tip of the Aleutian island chain to^
Ermdorf field near Anchorage.
STOCKTON, Cai., Oct. 31. ,
Two low-flying planes bombard
ing tire College of Pacific cam
pus with leaflets today, a few -
hours before the championship
COP-San Jose State football ^
game, were forced down by a
sheriff’s air patrol plane and the
pilots arrested, T leaflets _
urged tlie Pacific football team
to -drop dead.”
LONDON, Oct. 31. Britain’s La
bor government tomorrow faces^
its first big electoral test since the
economic crisis became a menace
almost as grim as war and politi-.
cal experts predicted big conserva
Millions of voters in England
and wares will elect 3,199 munici
pal councillors in 392 boroughs. _
Newspaper polls have indicated
that up to 31 per cent of voters^
who supported Labor in the great
landslide of 1945 may change their -
Leaving crop residues on the sur- -
face of the ground has a marked
effect in reducing wind erosion.
We feature a com
13th—on the campus
THE BEST IN "COFFEE ROW"
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'aYX, What a gal is charming Ruth—
V.- Smart as paint and that's the truth !\j
Sure, she caught the campus "catch"—
She wears this stunning hose, so natch'
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