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Oregon W Emerald
The Oregon Daily Emerald, official publication of the University of Oregon, P“Mished
dally during the college year except Sundays, Mondays, and final examination periods.
Entered as second-class matter at the postoffice, Eugene, Ore.
Member of the Associated Collegiate Press
COB FRAZIER, Editor BOB CHAPMAN, Business Manager
We Did Our Best
The annual Oregon High School Press conference, which
began Friday and will be concluded today, initiates what may
become a tradition. The duties of the Emerald staff members
were taken over by a group of six high school delegates fiom
throughout the state.
It’s quite a step from working on a high school weekly or
semi-monthly to start almost from scratch and act as the
editors of a daily paper such as the Emerald. '1 o most of the
delegates, the feeling was that of a “sheep out of pasture.
A great honor was bestowed upon these six high school
students when they were selected to fill the various staff po
sitions, but it is up to them to make this feature successful
enough to be continued throughout the many high school
press conferences to come. This is quite a responsibility.
This issue of the Emerald is more or less an experiment.
The substitute staff members hope that any mistakes appear
ing today will be considered in their proper perspective. All
we can do is our best and we will do our best to make this
feature on that can be included as part of the conference in
years to come. C.B.R.
It Pays To Buy Christmas Seals
The theme of the Christmas Seal tuberculosis fund for the
coming drive is “Protect Your Home From -Tuberculosis.”
The campus drive opens Monday, December 8 and closes
Friday, December 12.
Funds are needed greatly for the curing of thise who are
known to have the disease and also to assist those who do
not have the slightest inkling that they have tuberculosis by
conducting examinations and tests to discover the condition.
Christmas seals represent a very worthy cause that con
cerns us all. This cause is the continuing fight to stamp out
the dread disease known as tuberculosis. When buying Christ
mas seals during the coming drive, and when using the seals,
we should all stop and think of just what they mean and how
much help their use renders. —D.A.R
Bob Reed Observes
The house concession man— “What da ya mean, the ma
chines broke? Ya put in a penny and got a peanut, didn't ya? ’
* * * *
There is no fun for a child living in a family in which
eveything said at the dinner table can be repeated at school
* * * +
We note that the price of the turkey dinner with the tra
ditional this and that remains the same this year. Diamonds
and mink coats are also holding steady.
* * * *
The coy husband, lacking experience, leaves the door of
opportunity open, when the Mrs. suggests he throw away
that old, worn out jacket, and he replies that he might need
it to do some heavy work about the yard. About the worst
mistake a husband can make.
* * * *
Our gift suggestion of the week—A combination magni
fying glass and tweezers for handling and locating that 5 cent
* * * *
When Bob Hannegan took over the St. Louis Cardinals,
he declared. "I have disassociated myself from politics.” Of
course, he could have bought the Browns and separated him
self from everything.
* * * *
If an oncoming car doesn’t dim his lights, switch back
to your brights. No use messing around with any half-way
* * * *
With new developments in electronic devices by our scien
tists, the army has begun discarding several of its searchlight
batteries. The confused citizen, however, wonders if radar
Editorial Staff This Issue
Editor.Clara Belle Roth, Salem High
Associate Editor.Dave Ramstead, Eugene High
Managing Editor.Vern Stolen, Forest Grove High
Sports Editor.Danny Brown, Franklin High, Portland
News Editor.Gretchen Grondahl, Pendleton High
K( .Copy Efljtor ..Darlene Sayles, Beaverton High
"John, for goodness sakes get out of your work clothes
and dress up. The Smiths are coming over.”
Trees Laud Past Classes
When Villard and Deady comprised the University of Ore
gon campus, the class of ’78 started a new fad by planting a
large English laurel on the northwest corner of Deady hall.
Since then, 19 classes have donated trees to the campus.
Among the more famous of these trees is an elm given by
the father of a ’83 graduate, then U.S. Senator Slater. Originally
a slip from an elm at Washington’s tomb at Mount Vernon, it
is now at the northwest corner of Deady hall.
The class of ’93 left in their memory a basalt pillar carried
from Skinner’s Butte. A myrtle given by the class of .'98 has
the honor of being the last class tree. The huge oaks northwest
of Villard hall are tagged by various graduating classes.
The English cedar left by the graduates of '91 died but one
of the alumni donated another tree.
Other trees donated include a Japanese cedar, California big
tree, Port Oxford cedar, mountain cedar, incense cedar, silver
pine, fir tree, arbor vitae, Oregon fir, spruce, California red
woods and linden trees.
lias solved the problem of the blonde on the seventh floor
who always has the shades drawn tight.
* * _ * *
Note to “Basil Metabolism”—If these have stumped you,
cheer up, my memoirs on “How I Loused Up This Job” will
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Some students have been endorsing a certain cigarette.
However, we are holding out until we can associate our name
with only the best two-bit cigar.
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In- more informed circles, the Marshall plan is known as
the European Recovery Program, or (with due apologies)
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V ith the old wooden stadium about to collapse, the cheer
leader for the Alkali U. Unquenchables calls for, “Split five
for Pug Rantwhistle as gently as possible.”
* * * *
No need to worry even if the Russians do have the A-bomb.
We can always rely on our home pressure cookers and 5 mil
lion housewives—all experts at aiming the gadget.
* * * *
Interesting fellow tells us he spends his winters in Mon
tana and his summers in Virginia, admitting cheerfully that
either he’s screwy or the ducks are.
* * * *
Beer cans are about to disappear again and just when
Cousin Dilhngwater had his pucker readjusted to drink from
* * * *
A rhetorical question is one in which the asker knows
there is only one possible answer, like when the loan company
ad says: "Do vou need monev?”
Saturday, 11 a.m.: AWS congress
meeting at the Theta house. It is
important that all representatives
be present at this meeting.
Saturday, 2-4 p.m.: AWS benefit
tea at Gerlinger hall.
Sunday, 4 p.m.: Mu Phi Epsilon
and Phi Mu Alpjha Sinfonia Christ
mas concert in the music school au
Sunday, 6:30 p.m.: Wesley house
town meeting forum for all inter
ested students. Dinner will be
served at 5:30 p.m. followed by
singing and devotions before the
Sunday, 6:30 p.m.: Final forum
at Westminster house featuring
Willis Caldwell, student-explorer.
Sunday, 7:15 p.m.: Lutheran stu
dent association and Gamma Delta
joint meeting at the Grace Luther
Sunday, 7 p.m.: International af
fairs committee Christmas party
for foreign students at Nancy’s
Beltz’ house, 1893 Alder street. All
University students are invited to
Monday, 7 a.m.: Catholic mass
at the YMCA.
Tuesday, 3:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m.,
7:15 p.m., 9:15 p.m.—“La Barraca,’’
Spanish dialogue movie at the
State theater. Tickets may be pur
chased from Spanish club members
and Romance language teachers.
Tuesday, 8:30 p.m.: Eugene wom
en’s choral club concert in McAr
thur court. j. „
Thursday noon: Sigma £)elta Chi
luncheon for Kenneth W. Youel at
Thursday, 8:00 p.m.: University
lecture series talk on “The Don
Quixote and Reality’’ by Dr. P. J.
Powers in 207 Chapman hall.
Sunday, Dec. 14, 5:30 p.m.
Christmas program and supper at
the First Methodist church.
Sets Yule Program
A special Christmas program
will be presented at the First Meth
odist church on Sunday, December
14. The Wesley choir, made up of
University students, will sing sev
eral numbers during this service.
University students may attend a
Christmas supper at Wesley house,
starting at 5:30, and then proceed
to the church with the group. Af
ter the program a group will be
made up to carol the homes of
shut-ins and invalids. Everyone
Bring your best gal out
of the cold for a
LITTLE TREAT !
She'll Love You!
Corner 13th and Alder
“Doc” Ireland, Prop.