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VOLUME XLIX ~ vi-wpin, r?i
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE. TUESDAY. APRIL 27. 1948 ’ '
jMisslMary Joy Hamm—
phe May Be the One
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Petite, blonde, and cute is the best way to describe Mary Joy Hamm,
one of the five finalists in this year’s Junior Weekend queen com
i Chi Omega Blonde From British Columbia
Is 'Surprised' at Wednesday Night Selection
By ANITA HOLMES
To the Chi Omegas, she is Joy, house president, but Piggers
guide calls her Mary Joy Hamm, junior in business adminis
tration. Alphabetical leader of the Junior Weekend princesses,
Miss Hamm may be the queen selected last week by the student
body to rule the three-day celebration. Right now, she is an
ticipating May 7, but “guess I won’t be too nervous until the
The small blonde remembers last year’s Junior Weekend as
"'really wonderful. I hope it’s as
good this year.”
She was chosen as a princess
from ten finalists who were elec
ted by th|3 students. The com
mittee phoned Joy about 11 Wed
nesday night, got her out of bed,
provoking the usual comment, “1
was so surprised.”
However, this isn’t the first time
the five foot, three inch princess
has been surprised at being a con
test finalist. Last year she moved
to the last round for Homecoming
' Queen. As a high school girl, she
■was May Queen in her hometown,
■Silverton, British Columbia.
Because she Is Canadian-born.
Miss Hamm must decide whether
she wants to be a citizen of the
United States or Canada next year
when she is 21. She explained this
dual citizenship with ‘‘My father is
He: gave his green-eyed daughter
her choice of colleges in Canada
or Oregon and she chose the Un
iversity with help from friends in
McMinnville. With a slightly Eng
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Blood! Perin Gives
Blood! A rare type, at that,
was the cause of the hasty exit
■ of Dick Perin, sophomore in law,
from his literature class yester
Perin, the possessor of an un
usual blood type, was called
from class to give an emergency
transfusion. At last reports
r; -Perin was doing well.
Set May 4, 5,6
The seventh annual business con
ference will be held May 4, 5, and
6, the school of business adminis
tration announced yesterday.
Purpose of the meet is to give in
terested students contact with men
who have had successful careers in
the fields of business and industry.
The conference is designed pri
marily for graduating seniors in
terestein securing jobs.' However,
in the past it has drawn many un
derclass men who desired guidance
Although the meeting will be
sponsored by the business admin
istration department all students
; who are interested are invited to
The speakers selected are men
active in their fields and several of
them are Oregon alumni.
Sessions will be held each after
noon from 2 to 4:45. All regularly
scheduled business administration
classes during that time will be
cancelled to allow students to at
Speakers will cover the following
topics: public accounting, real es
tate, foreign trade and shipping,
traffic and transportation, adver
tising, personnel management, pri
vate accounting, lumber and pulp
and paper, secretarial science, pro
duction management, retailing,
wholesaling and sales management,
Dr. Wieman Initial
Dr. Henry N. Wieman, visiting
professor of religion, will deliver
the first of a series of three lec
tures Thursday night at 8 p. m.
in room 207, Chapman hall. Dr.
Wieman’s lecture title is “The
Predicament of Religious In
This series of lectures is being
sponsored by the University Lec
ture Series in cooperation with
the department of religion.
“The Source of Human Good”
and “The Moral Directive in His
tory” will be the subjects of Dr.
Wieman’s subsequent lectures.
Dr. Wieman, professor of rel
igion at the Divinity School of the
University of Chicago, received
his\ undergraduate training at
Park college. An ordained Pres
byterian minister, he received his
Ph. D. from Harvard and also
holds the degrees of D.D. from..
Park college and Litt. D. Occi
dental. He has also studied at the
Universities of Jena and Heidel
Twedt Piano j
Joanne Twedt, pianist, will pre
sent a varied musical program at
her senior recital tonight at 8 p.m.
in the musical school auditorium.
Miss Twedt, who has taken les
sons since she was 7 years old, also
has plans for a concert in Salem in
two weeks. Recently she performed
over the air on KOAC's University
Tonight she will play Toccata
and Fugue in D minor by Bach
Busoni, the Chorale, “Sheep May
Safely Graze” by Bach-Petri, and
Sonata in E flat major by Haydn.
Three numbers by Chopin will be
Waltz in A flat major Op. 34, the
Etude in E major Op. 10, and
Scherzo in B minor.
Debussy’s Submerged Cathedral
and Dohnanyi’s Rhapsody in F
sharp minor will close the recital.
Last summer Miss Twedt enter
tained at Lake Tahoe vacation re
Tickets Go on Sale
Tickets for the junior-senior
lunchfeon are now on sale in all wo
men’s living organizations for 90
cents. The luncheon is scheduled for
Saturday at 12:15 p.m. at the Eu
The luncheon is sponsored annu
ally by the YWCA in honor of sen
Christianne Beylier, French stu
dent at the University, will give her
views on Oregon. She will be inter
viewed by Mrs. Paul B. Means, in
structor in English.
Bjorg Hansen, outgoing presi
dent of the Y, and Laura Olson, in
coming president, will speak. Mus
sical entertainment under the di
rection of Jean Lichty will include
a vocal solo, a trio, and piano se
lections by Ann Hoper.
Song Leaders to Meet
A meeting of song leaders from
each living organization will be
held tonight at 7 p.m. in the Pi
Beta Phi house, announced Jordis
Benke, co-chairman of the All
TKEs, Pi Phis Capture
Winter Grade Laurels;
Women Outpoint Men
See Complete List Page 3
The men of Tail Kappa Epsilon fraternity led the campus
scholastic honors list for winter term with a resounding 2.90
GPA, according to the house grade averages released yesterday
by Curtis Avery, University registrar.
Ranking second in the all-campus listing and topping
women s grades was Pi Beta Phi sorority, with house grade
point average of 2.75. Third and fourth places in the University
competition were also taken by women’s houses, Alpha Phi
sorority with a grade level of 2.69 and Ann Judson house with
2.68. Second in the men’s organization grades was Omega hall.
wnusc <5.o3o nouse ur^A ranked
them eighth on the campus.
The all-University grade average
was set at 2.451 by Registrar
Avery’s office. University women
again topped University men
scholastically; women’s marks
were placed at 2.534, while men
averaged' only a 2.409.
Non-organization women main
tained traditions by heading Un
iversity women’s grades. The un
afilliated women’s grade average
was 2.5959, women’s clubs scors
scored an average 2.574, and sor
orities cleared the all-women’s
grade level with a 2.548 average
Men’s clubs lead non-organiza
tion, dormitory, and fraternity
grades with a grade level of 2.535.
Non-organization men scored a
2.435 GPA, dormitory men averag
ed 2.413, and fraternities trailed
with an average of 2.355, the
lowest GPA of all university
Competing for the top five places
in independent men’s groups were
Omega hall, Campbell club, Mc
Chesney hall, Sederstrom hall, and
Sherry Ross hall. First five among
the fraternities were Tau Kappa
Epsilon, Delta Tau Delta, Theta
Chi, Delta Upsilon, and Beta Theta
Pi, in that order.
Behind the leading Pi Phi
women, the top four sorority grade
averages were won by Alpha Phi,
Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma!
and Alpha Chi Omega. The lead
ing five independent women's
groups were Ann Judson house,
University house, Rebec house, Or
ides, and Hendricks hall, in order.
Set for Seniors
Today at 2 p.m.
See schedule page 7.
Of special interest to senior stu
dents will be an informal confer
ence on public service employment
at the university level, slated for
this afternoon. The program, an
nounced jointly by Dean E. L. John
son, Dean V. P. Morris, and Dean
K. W. Onthank, will feature repre
sentatives of various federal and
state agencies, who will explain, job
opportunities in their respective
The program, according to On
thank, dean of personnel adminis
tration, is designed primarily to
acquaint students with all levels of
opportunity for employment in
public service agencies, and to fa
cilitate contacts with prospective
graduates and agencies looking for
A general meeting at 2 p.m, in
105 Commerce will open the con
ference. Following each of the sec
tion meetings students may inter
view agency representatives, either
immediately or on appointment
later. They will remain available
until 5 p.m. or later, to discuss op
portunities for employment.
Two watches and a diamond ring
have been found in the men's gym.
These can be claimed at the basket
room by proper identification.
Production Termed Success
Audience Views Rich Costumes,
Good Acting in 'Night's Dream'
Eugene theatergoers were treat
ed to a huge portion pageantry,
beautiful music and dancing, and
capable acting Saturday night inj
the McArthur court production of
“A Midsummer Night's Dream.”
Horace W. Robinson’s beautiful
ly integrated production left little
to be desired by the audience, and
provided something new in theater
The play was presented arena or
circus style, with the audience on
all four sides of the stage. The set
ting consisted of a nonrealistic
mass of different levels in the cen
ter of the arena, decorated only
with a lone silver tree in the center
of the stage and several silver
bushes which cleverly concealed
the necessary microphones.
The University symphony or
chestra under the direction of Dr.
E. A. Cykler, the women’s chorus
directed by Donald W. Allton, and
the dance group under the co-direc
tion of Rosamond Wentworth and
Margaret Moran, contributed a
great share to making the fantasy
successful. Mendelssohn's complete
musical score was used, which in
itself set the production apart, as
the complete score is rarely used on
the American stage.
The star of the show was un
doubtedly its guiding genius, Hor
ace W. Robinson, whose keen imag
ination conceived the show’s spec
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