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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (April 22, 1948)
The political position of women
in France will be discussed by Miss
Suzanne Bertillon of B'rance Sun
day and Monday under the auspi
ces of the American Association
of University Women and Pi Delta
Phi, French honorary.
Miss Bertillon, neice of the fam
ous criminologist Bertillon, who
invented fingerprinting, will speak
in English on Sunday to the gen
eral public in Gerlinger at 3:30 and
on Monday at 4:30 to members of
Pi Delta Phi and French majors,
Miss Bertillon is in the United
the French faculty,
press the gratitude of France to
the United States for help during
the war. She was active in France
during the war, and befriended
American servicemen. She receiv
ed honors from the American
army and the honorary office of
commander from the French army.
The Gestapo put her in prison, and
the American army rescued her
just in time to prevent her from
being sent to Germany.
A luncheon honoring Miss Ber
tillon will be held Monday noon at
the Faculty club by members of
States on a good will tour to ex
Checks to Swell
Vets Will Profit
Bigger subsistence checks will go
out on schedule about May 1 to
most veterans studying full-time at
the University, Richard Mengler,
veterans administration training
officer for this area, gave assur
Single veterans now getting $65
a month will receive $75, and those
with dependents will be raised from
$90 to $105. Students with more
than one dependent are eligible for
$120 a month, but must apply for
the added $15.
Applications from the latter
group are reaching the VA at the
rate of 50 or 60 a day in Oregon.
Some of these may not be pro
cessed in time to boost May 1
checks, but eligibles will gain the
full increase later, retroactive to
Veterans with two or more de
pendents should apply for the $120
rate through the VA office in Em
erald hall rather than directly by
For children, the VA normally
requires a certified copy of the pub
lic record of birth. Since March 26,
the Oregon state board of health
has been issuing copies with in
sufficient data for VA purposes.
For Friday Fish Day—
Ph. 2309 39 E. Broadway
'Mothers' Weekend Schedule
FRIDAY, MAY 7
2:30 p.m.—Mothers executive board meeting—alumni hall, Gerlin
6 p.m.—Dinner with sons and daughters in student organizatOns.
8 p.m.—All-campus sing and coronation of queen—McArthur court.
SATURDAY, May 8
9:30 a.m.—Annual business meeting of the Oregon Mothers, Guild
theater, Johnson hall.
12 Noon—Luncheon with sons and daughters.
2 to 4 p.m.—Tea for Oregon Mothers. Sponsored by the Associated
Women students, YOung Women’s Christian association, Eu
gene Mothers’ club—Alumni hall, Gerlinger.
4:30 p.m.—Junior Weekend parade arrives at campus.
6 p.m.—Dinner with sons and daughters.
9 p.m.—Junior Prom—McArthur court (Balcony lounge reserved
SUNDAY, MAY 9
9 a.m.—Meeting of Oregon Mothers .state board of directors (in
cluding only old and new members of the board) at no-host
breakfast—Mirror room of the Eugene hotel.
11 a.m.—Mothers’ day at Eugene churches.
1 p.m.—Dinner with sons and daughters.
3 to 4:30 p.m.—Sunlight Serenade—music school open-air audito
Faculty and students of the Un
iversity school of music will pre
sent a repeat' performance of the
Douglass memorial concert at the
Portland Art museum today, to
honor the former school librarian
and his wife.
Matthew H. Douglass left $10,
000 in his will for the purchase of
scores, records, and books on
music. His collection is housed in
a special room in the library.
The concert will include “Thou
Shepherd Bountiful,” by Bach,
“Notturno VT’ by Haydn; two or
gan sonatas by Mozart, and “Div
ertimento for Nine Instruments”
by Walter Piston.
Fourteen students and eight
faculty members will participate.
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