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VOLUME XUX ~ XUMHEK 7)
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 194S
Company C's Captain
Little Captain Mary Margaret Jones’ winsome face shows no strain
from bridge and bieiogy sessions. Mary Margaret is in the majority
with her dark hair and eyes; only one of the ball finalists is blonde.
Photo, as ever, by Kirk Braun.
Brainy, Beautiful Biologist Attributes
Scholarship Grades to Genuine Interest
Beauty, brains and enthusiasm. That nice dream about but
rarely found combination of qualities is possessed by Mary Mar
. garet Jones, Little Captain of Company C.
Dark-eved, oval-faced Mary Margaret is a biology major,
„ and although she likes her science courses she thinks Shakes
peare is perhaps her favorite subject—except that recently Dr.
E. C. Lesch has evinced by a humorous remark or two that
he is allergic to members of "military” in his Shakespeare class.
To Sponsor Tea
All women interested in adver
tising are invited to a tea at the;
Alpha Chi Omega house Friday af- j
ternoon from 3:30 to 4:30, to be
held in connection with the nation
al convention of Gamma Alpha Chi,
Women's advertising fraternity.
The national officers of Gamma
Alpha Chi, including Annamae
Winship, '46, treasurer, will be
honored. Those pouring are Mrs.
George Turnbull, Mrs. Alan Wick
ham, Mrs. Harry Newburn, Mrs.
R. D. Horn, Mrs. Victor Morris, and
Mrs. R. D. Millican.
Ten delegates from throughout
the nation are expected to arrive
in Eugene Thursday evening for
the convention. Women’s organiz
ations will be asked by Beryl How
ard, housing chairman, to cooper
ate by furnishing lodging for the
delegates. All meals will be provid
ed for the delegates at convention
functions, except for Saturday
This is the tenth annual conven
tion of Gamma Alpha Chi, and will
probably be the only one held here
for about fifteen years. It has been
planned with the cooperation of Dr.
and Mrs. R. D. Millican; Alpha Del
’ ta Sigma, men’s advertising fra
ternity; and the officers of GAX:
, Maryanne Hansen, president; Jane
Ellsworth, vice-president; Kit Wil
helm, secretary, and Miriam Sulli
To her genuine interests in all her
classes Mary Margaret attributes
hpr last term honor role GPA of
Military ball activities have not
inspired Mary Margaret to join
the WAC's in the next war. In
stead she hopes to do government
research work. This ambition
stemmed from her earlier desire to
be a doctor.
At present, said the Little Cap
tain, with a note of discourage
ment in her voice, she is trying to
learn how to play bridge. She
initiated this extra-curricular ac
tivity when she ran out of per
sons to present with her knitted
argyle socks. Her father is cur
rently sporting his Christmas gift
of argyles featuring a green toe
on one sock and a red toe on the
Mary Margaret is a member of
Pi Beta Phi and her parents live
in Eugene. In her Eugene high
school days she was stamp and
bond queen, and May fete queen.
The five foot four inch Little
Captain will model the "new look”
at the Military ball in a full-,
skirted gown of teel blue.
Staff Greets "Edition"
Emerald press employes and
night staff were smoking cigars
last night as the paper went to
press, celebrating the birth of
Charles Edward Hale, son of Mr.
and Mrs. William C. Hale. Bill,
Emerald linotype operator, told the
shackrats that the baby born at
1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning,
weighed 7.6 pounds.
On Sale in Friendly;
Sign Contest Rolling
The dad’s weekend basketball
game committee, headed by Chair
man Alex Murphy, met yesterday
to formulate plans for half-time
entertainment to be presented at
the Saturday night game.
Murphy said that tickets for the
game will be sold during registra
tion on Saturday, February 14.
Jordis Bonke, sign contest chair
man, urges that all campus living
organizations plan their welcome
signs as soon as possible.
Contest rules specify that the
signs be flat without movable
parts and that none exceed two
dollars in cost. Judging will take
place Friday afternoon, February
13. Cups will be awarded to the
winning men’s and w o m e n's.
Tickets for the Saturday lunch
eon at John Straub hall are still
on sale at Dean Karl Onthank’s
office, room 6. Friendly hall. Joan
O'Neil, luncheon chairman, and
nounced that floral arrangements
for the luncheon are being obtain
ed from Flowers Unlimited.
The Oregon Dads’ gates have
traditionally welcomed fathers
every year since they were built
in 1939. Last year, more than 500
dads attended the annual event.
Welcomed by the official hostess,
Mrs. Jerry Holcomb, the dad's
were immediately plunged into a
strea m of week-end activities.
They attended the Oregon-Idaho
basketball game, went to lunch
eons, meetings, and open houses.
Vesper services and church ser
vices also saluted the Oregon
Must Be In Today
Deadline for submitting Jun
ior Weekend chairmanship peti
tions is today. The petitions may
be given either to Hank Kinscll
at the Chi I’si lodge or to Joe
Conroy at Sherry Koss hall. They
should be accompanied by an eli
gibility certificate. The petitions
are open only to students of jun
Positions open include chair
manships of the all-campus sing,
traditions, luncheon, parade, jun
ior prom, sunlight serenade, pro
motion, selection of the queen,
and coronation ceremonies.
For New Lights
In UO Library
Plans for improvement in library
lighting were approved yesterday
by President Harry K. Newburn.
The report on lighting was submit
ted to the president's office hist
week by I. L W7right, superinten
dent of the physical plant.
The reference room on the first
floor and the lower division read
ing room are definitely scheduled
to receive new lighting fixtures.
Tentatively set for lighting im
provement are the new periodical
room on the second floor, the bib
liography room opposite the gen
eral office, and the newspaper room
in the basement.
The law library, and class rooms
and offices in Friendly hall and
other buildings on the old campus
are on the agenda for improve
ment in the near future, Wright
Money for the improvements will
come from a special rehabilitation
fund, granted by the Oregon state
board of higher education. Consid
eration of bids will be completed
in three or four weeks, Wright said.
Tonight at 8
Dr. Wolff to Discuss
“You are your life and nothing
else,” says Jean Paul Sartre the
founder of French philosophy of
“Existentialism” which will be the
subject of Dr. Lucien Wolff of the
University of Rennes, France to
night at 8 in 207 Chapman hall.
This is the second of the winter
term lecture series.
Responsible to Self
Existentialism asks the question
of how is human existence possible
when man exists on two irreconcil
able planes—in time and in eter
nity. Since man lives in insoluble
tension Sartre has decided that
man is responsible only to himself
for all his actions.
Dr. Wolff who Is professor of
English literature at the Faculte
des Lettrcs at the University of
Rennes comes to the University
after completing a series of lec
tures at the University of Califor
A holder of degrees from the
Sorbonne and Cambridge Dr. Wolff
served during the war years as
Chancellor of the University of
Rennes and previous to that he was
also in charge of advanced courses
in French literature for American
and other foreign students, held
each summer at St. Servan under
the auspices of the Rennes univer
A visiting professor of French at
the University of Kuffalo during
the years 1935-36 and 1938-39, Dr.
Wolff also has served as visiting
professor at Cornell university dur
ing the academic year 1946-47.
Judges List Heart King Finalists
King of Hearts candidates were
narrowed to six last night when
six feminine judges chose Ken Bar
gelt, Bill Burness, Bob Sanders,
Bill Duhaime, Mo Turner, and
Jack Doyle as finalists in the con
The king and his two knaves
will be selected from the finalists
by an all-campus feminine vote.
Voting will begin Monday in the
Co-op and will continue through
Friday. Girls may vote after they
buy their tickets for the Hop, ac
cording to Mary Stadelman and
Yolanda Stoll, ticket chairmen.
Tickets will be on sale in the Co-op
Monday for 49 cents each.
The Heart Hop, an annual girl
date-boy progressive dance spon
sored by the YWCA, will follow the
Oregon-Idaho basketball game
Friday, February 13. The dance will
be held at Delta Zeta, Delta Delta
Delta, Alpha Delta Pi, Zeta Tau
Alpha, and Hendricks hall.
A progressive decoration theme
will be carried out in the houses
holding the dance, Barbara Kirsch
and Joan O’Neill, co-chairmcn of
the decoration committee, an
The King of Heartc will be
crowned by Bjorg Hansen, YWCA
.president, during half-time at the
Ken Bargelt, a sophomore in
business administration, calls Port
land his home. He is 22 and a mem
ber of Skull and Dagger and Phi
The Fiji finalist is Bill Burgess,
22, who comes from Klamath.
Falls. Burgess, a sophomore in bus
iness administration, is interested
From Coos Bay is Bob Sanders,
fullback on the Oregon varsity
eleven. Sanders, the Sigma Chi a
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King of Hearts finalists make ready for Heart Hop, seated in front
are Bill Duhaime and Ken Bargelt. From left to right behind are Bill
Burness, Bob Saunders, Mo Turner and Jack Doyle,