Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, April 10, 1948, Image 1

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    Reminder The Weather
Today is the last day to register Considerable cloudiness Saturday
in the University or to add and Sunday. Showers mostly in
< C,asses' the afternoon.
To Present
Double Vocal Quartet
To Feature Anthem
By Local Instructor
Contemporary American music
Will be presented in a concert given
by Phi Beta and P|hi Mu Alpha
Sinfonia Sunday beginning at 4
p.m. in the music school auditori
um. Phi Beta is the women's na
tional music and drama ograniza
tion and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia
is the men’s national music fra
A featured composition "O God
of Mercy” by Milton Dieterich, in
structor of cello, will be sung by
a mixed double quartet with an
organ accompaniment. Members of
this group are Helen Thorburn,
Treva Rice, Miriam McCallum Ful
ton, Geraldine Hettinger, Lowell
Chase, James Armet, Earl An
derson, and Robert Fulton. They
will also sing “White Birches in
the Rain” and “Design for Oc
Barbara Eagleson and Rodney
Wagner, general chairmen for the
concert, said that the program is
intended to advance the cause of i
music in America and to familiar
ize the public with contemporary
American music and composers.
Vocal and instrumental solos
will be included on the program,
they added.
“O God of Mercy,” an anthem,
is one of the 25 published works
by Dieterich, a member of the
University string quartet. This is
Dieterich’s second year on the
University music faculty. He isi
also organist and choirmaster at
St. Mary’s Episcopal church.
Handling the publicity for the
concert were Pat King and Allen
Kirk. Mrs. Maude Garnett, asso
ciate professor of public school
music, and Donald Allton, assist
ant professor of music, are ad
visers for the event.
See program on page 7.
Outing Club Plans
Short Lunch Hike
The outing club will leave Ger
linger hall at 12:30 p.m. today for
a short hike to the old homestead
in the vicinity of Eugene. Mem
bers are asked to bring sack
lunches. The group will return in
time for the evening meal at the
living organizations.
Hazel Peterson was recently
elected president of the group.
Other new officers are Wilma
Earnest, vice-president; and Mavis
Knorr, secretary-treasurer. Retir
ing officers are Pat Mounts, presi
dent; Hazel Peterson, vice-presi
dent; Genevieve Siskey, secretary
historian; Jean Neely, treasurer;
and Janice Neely, publicity.
PE Club Installs
1948-49 Officers
Wilma Earnest was installed
this week as president of the wo
men’s physical education club.
Other new officers are Janice
Nefsly, vice-president; Frances,
Blinkensop, secretary; Jean Neely,
treasurer; Bennie Backlund, senior
representative; Diane Hoeck, jun
ior representative; and Janet Frye,
sophomore representative. j
Surveying World Conditions
.... i ij
Robert Allen, president of the University International Relations
club; Nancy Moran, University student, assisting with convention
arrangements; and Dr. Charles P. Schleicher, professor of political
science, scan the situation. (Photo courtesy Register-Guard)
Foreign Students Depict Rights
As Established, but Hindered
Well-established but somewhat
hampered human rights were de
picted by University students tell
ing the high school international
relations conference of conditions
of their own native countries. They
spoke at 1:30 p.m. yesterday at the
general session.
Fely Corcuera of the Philippines
told the delegates that the human
rights in her land are hindered by
ignorance, tradition, and corrup
Peter Linde, speaking for Den
mark, said that racial discrimina
tion is almost nonexistent in his
country. The principal reason for
Student Groups
To Plan Union
Space in the new student union
building will be planned accord
ing to forms filled out by campus
organizations, the executive coun
cil announced this week.
Bert Moore, senior representa
on the council, will be in room 8,
Friendly hall, from 3 to 5:30 Mon
day, to issue the forms.
He emphasized that these ap
plications are for all campus
groups desiring office space in
the new building. This includes
fling cabinet or desk space.
The executive council will allot
the space, based on data present
ed by each organization.
Not an application for accom
modations, this form is to show
the architect in a preliminary
way, present campus needs.
this attitude, he said, is that the
country is so reliant upon the 'trade
of tourists of all races and creeds.
Although the government exer
cises strong control over the peo
ple, human rights are upheld and
religion is taught freely in the
schools, Linde said.
Rights in China are well estab
lished but somewhat restricted be
cause of war conditions, Capt. Hsu
Kai Yu of the Chinese Nationalist
army told the visiting students. He
pictured his homeland under its
present restrictions of martial law.
The case of the United States
Negro was presented by. Wilson
Walker. He said that although the
Negro’s rights are guaranteed by
the Constitution, enforcement has
been difficult. He attributed' this
difficulty to the lack of public sen
timent of racial equality. Still, in
the United States, ;every man has
a purpose and the right to make
what he can of himself, he said.
Dean O. Meredith Wilson of the
University of Utah explained sit
uations in international conflicts to
aid the delegates in their discus
sions and panels held during the
rest of the day. He was introduced
by Roger Middleton, Salem, presi
dent of the state international re
lations league.
Dr. Charles P. Schleicher, chair
man of the University committee,
is in charge of the campus activi
ties of the delegates.
After the adjournment of the
panel, delegates attended discus
sion groups.
At 4 p.m. members of Phi Theta
Upsilon, junior women’s honorary,
(Please turn to page three)
Freshmen to Disclose
Mystery Sreggip Theme
At All-Campus Dance
Revelation of the mysterious theme, the Skull ami Dagger
tapping, and the music of Freddie Keller, will highlight this
year’s Frosh Glee. The annual freshman dance will be held in
McArthur court, tonight from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m.
“Sreggip" is the only clue given by the committee members
as to the theme of the event. This word, splashed about the
campus for the past week, is connected with the dance, Steve
Bunon, general cnairman, sain,
but he refused to reveal further
At 10 p.m., Skull and Dagger,
sophomore men’s honorary, will
climax the intermission entertain
ment when they tap 26 members
for next year's group. Each one of
the present members will tap one
of the men chosen. The men were
selected on the basis of scholar
ship, leadership, and activities,
President Ed Anderson announced.
Freddie Keller, who will be mak
ing his second appearance at a
Frosh Glee, is well known to the
Portland set. He and his orchestra
have played in and about Portland
and Seaside for several years, as
well as at the Hollywood Paladi
um, the Sherman hotel in Chicago,
Casa Loma in St. Louis, and other
well known night spots. Featured
with the Keller aggregation, will
be singing star Judy Bevin, Eddie
Beach’s piano, and Bob Crowley,
billed as “tops in trumpet.”
The intermission entertainment
has been completed by Kelly Har
ris, chairman, assisted' by Martha
Piper, Nan Gaven, and Mac Mon
tague, and will be preceeding the
Skull and Dagger tapping. Master
of ceremonies will be Ray Mues
Helen McFetridge, popular
campus pianist, will play a series
of her own compositions and she
will be followed by a “Corn-ball’
duet, a hill-billy act featuring Stan
Smith and Newt Thornton.
Steve Button, general chairman
of the dance and freshman class
president, will address the crowd
and immediately following will be
the Skull and Dagger tapping.
Eve Ovcrback, chairman of
ticket sales, announced yesterday
that ticket sales had been going
along nicely and more were ex
pected to be sold today. Tickets
will be sold at the door, she said.
Price per couple is $1.60.
The affair will be short silk.
Chi O's Await
French Student
Miss Christiane Belyier, a 20
year-old from Paris will arrive on
the campus this morning to begin
studies on the. University campus.
Miss Belyier is being sponsored
by the local chapter of Chi Omega
as a special scholarship student
| and will live in the Chi Omega
house. She also has a University of
Oregon scholarship and will enter
as a freshman.
Mrs. Paul B. Means, instructor
in English, was instrumental in
making arrangements for the
scholarship. Dr. and Mrs. Means
and family were personal friends
of the Belyier family in Paris.
- During the war and until her trip
to the states, Miss Belyier worked
as a private secretary in the Lu
cian Lelong company. She is flying
from New York to Eugene.
Theta Sigma Phi
Notes Founding
At Matrix Table
Matrix Table on April 16 will
celebrate “Matrix Milestones,” the
39th anniversary of the founding of
Theta Sigma Phi, the first and only
national professional and honorary
journalistic organization for wom
In 1909, the year women were
making their first successful at
tempt to break into the field of
journalism, the first chapter of
Theta Sigma Phi was founded at
the University of Washington with
seven charter members.
Since that time many members
have become famous in the field of
journalism and creative writing.
Notable among the Theta Sigma
Phi graduates of the University of
Oregon are Nancy Wilson Ross, au
thoress of "Left Hand Is the
Dreamer”; Katherine Kressman
Taylor, who wrote the provocative,
war time sketch, “Address Un
known”; and Victoria Case, con
tributor to the Saturday Evening
Miss Case, in collaboration with
her brother, Robert Ormond Case,
has recently published a new book,
“We Called It Culture,” about the_
Chautauqua organization, famed in
America during the early part of
the century.
• Matrix Table is presented an
nually throughout the United
States in honor of outstanding
women students and professionals
in journalism. The matrix, brass
mold used in the linotype machine,
was adopted as the symbol of The
ta Sigma Phi to illustrate their as
sociation with the working press.
At Oregon’s Matrix Table in the
Eugene hotel, Helen Ross of the
University of Washington, will de
liver the main address of the eve
ning, She will be introduced by
Maryann Thielen, president of the
local chapter. The subject of Mrs.
Ross’ speech has not been an
The outstanding sophomore and
junior women in journalism at the
University will be introduced. Out
standing third-term sophomores,
juniors, and seniors in the school
will be tapped.
Womens Rushing
To Open April 19
Rushing for spring term by
University sororities will begin
Monday, April 19, and continue
through May 19, it was decided
yesterday at a meeting of Panhel
lenic held at the Alpha Gamma
Delta house. Girls planning to
rush this term are asked to sign
up at the office of the dean of wo