WEATHER — Fair today with in creased cloudiness tonight and Thursday. Highest temperature to day 62. Oregon Fiftieth Year of Publication and Service to the University ATTITUDE of Oregon coeds to beering dates is discussed at the bottom of page 1, colums 2, 3, anti 4. VOLUME L UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1948 NUMBER 80 Political Assembly Tonight University students will have the opportunity to hear the four major parties’ stands at 7:50 p. m. tonight at the Mc Arthur court student political assembly. Thursday and Fri day sample ballots will be dis tributed to all students for an all-campus mock election on na tional and state issues. • Liquor, over the bar, defici ency fund bill, and the veterans’ bonus, three measures on the Ore gon ballot November 2, will be ar gued from both favorable and un favorable viewpoints. Following short talks on national candidates and issues by represen tatives from the Republican, Dem ocrat, Socialist, and Progressive parties, an open discussion and question period will be held. Next Clay Myers, members of the Oregon Young Republicans Federation executive board and president of the campus chapter, and Bob Davis, president of both the Lane county and the Univer sity Young Democrats, will discuss state politics, followed by another open discussion eriod. juacn Party Represented Bob Miller, secretary of the Lane county Socialists, will speak for his party on the national scene. Roy Stauffer, president of the Young Progressives, will represent the Wallace party. John Chatt, delegate to the Democratic Nation al convention, will present his par ty’s national stand, and Nancy Pet erson will carry the banner for the Republicans. All of the speakers are students at the University. Warren Miller, graduate assistant in Political Sci ence, will be moderator. Purpose of the- political assembly and the mock election, according to co-ordinating chairmen Bob Mil ler and Walt Preauff, is “to stir up student interest in politics and to give them another chance to hear every side in the coming election.” New Book Reviewed A mortuary is the main settting for Evelyn Waugh’s “The Loved Ones,” the best seller to be dis cussed today at 4 p.m. in the browsing room of the library by Dr. Carlisle Moore of the English department. lack of Curiosity Defeats Mixer Ad Bravery is a just a lost art, ap parently. ....Completely deserted in the midst of a throng of humanity in front of the Co-op yesterday was what purported to be a tele sope, bearing the enticing in scription, “Free Look.” Apparently afraid of a prac tical joke, or of looking eager, or something, would-be free-lookers were staying away in droves. Honest, though, it just adver tises a YWCA mixer coming up this weekend. SX Sweetheart Race Narrowed To Six Coeds Six finalists for Sweetheart of Sigma Chi were serenaded last Friday night by members of the Oregon chapter. The girls will be dinner guests this evening and next Sunday afternoon at the University chapter housee. Those girls whok were chosen are Lucille Durst and Aonnn Dar by, Pi Beta Phi; Joan Nelson, Del ta Gamma; Jackie Wren, Alpha Delta Pi; Jeanne Hoffman, Kappa Alpha Theta; and Mary Ann Clark, Gamma Phi Beta. Wednesday evening, November 3, the six girls will be interviewed on the radio between 9:30 and 9:45, and the sweetheart will be an nounced at that time. The sweet heart and her court will then be honored the following Saturday night, November 6, at the annual Sigma Chi Sweetheart ball. Directory Distributed This year’s faculty directory, a booklet containing the addresses and phone numbers of members of the faculty, was distributed Mon day by the University editor’s of fice. The light blue booklet also con tains names of the house mothers from many living organizations, the various schools and the loca tion of their main offices and other places of importance. University of Oregon facultj committees for the year 1948 and 1949 are listed on the last page ol the booklet. This book is printed each yeai in conjunction with the studenl directory. IFC Conference Opens I C. HERBERT SMITH, president of Willamette university and na tional president of Beta Theta Pi, will be one of the main speakers during the IFC conference. Tomorrow's IFC Program Schedule 9:00-9:10 a.m. Opening Business. Discussion groups: 9:10-10:20 a.m. “Rushing”' Montana State, presiding. Panel: University of Califor nia, Washington State College, and Fresno State College. 10:30-11:50 a.m. “Pledge Rela tions” University of Oregon, presid ing. Panel: University of Washing ton, University of Utah, Oc cidental college. 1:30-2:50 p.m. “Fraternity Schol arship.” Oregon State College, presid ing. Panel: University of Denver, University of Wyoming, San Diego State College. ' < 3:00-4:20 p.m. “Fraternity Social Programs.” University of Oregon, presid ing. Panel: Montana State, Univer sity of Orizona, Santa Barbara College. Ballots Distributed Sample ballots will be distrib uteed in living organizations and at the Co-op Thursday and Fri day, allowing students of all ages to “unofficially” show fheir na tional and state political prefer ences prior to the November 2 election. Do Our Coeds Like Beering Dates ? y isuu mjKsr (Emerald Special Writer) NEWS ITEM—“Cornell univer sity coeds are fed up with beering dates, some of them claim.” This writer set out to investigate the Webfoot attitude on this subject and here are the results. The question asked was—“Do you like to go out on beer dates with the boys you meet.” Answer No. 1. “I think that would be swell! When will you be by to pick me up?” We re-phrased the question be fore asking it again. After revi sion it ran thus—“Do you think it is proper for girls to go out drink ing beer -with the boys they meet.” Answer No. 1. “W'hat’s wrong With it? What are you trying to imply! Why the very idea! I’ll have you know that I'd never think of such a thing. I think you’re simply horrible. You get out of here and don’t ever come again. The nerve of some people. "Why I never —I went gaily off to buy some band-aids for the cut on my brow. Then I re-phrased the ques tion. Third revision. “Should boys buy beer for their dates?” . Answer No. 1. “I don’t know how it would taste-so I can’t say. I’ve had beer with pretzels and potato chips but never with dates. I should think it would upset their stomach terrifically. They grow dates in Arabia, don’t they? I was in Ara bia once, just before the war when my father worked for the -I ran to the nearest fishpond for a cool drink of water. Then I re phrased the question. Fourth revision. “Why do girls drink beer when they are out with boys?” Answer No. 1. “Do they?” “I referred her to the freshman counseler in Gerlinger hall for an invitation to the Smarty Party. Then I beheld a beautiful blonde walking past the Side. I re-phased the question. Fifth revision. “Hey, baby, how about a quiet brew? Just you and me, whataya say?” We will continue this topic to morrow. Answer No. 5 was satis factory. Full Scale Sessions Friday Some 100 fraternity presi dents will arrive on the Oregon campus this afternoon for the Western Regional Interfrater nity Conference to he held here Thursday, Friday, and Satur day. Registration will continue during the afternoon. The op ening business session is scheduled for 9:00 a. m. tomorrow. King Crosno, USC, Pacific Coast, IFC head, will preside. Discussion groups led by different panel groups will find the remainder of the day’s program, ending with an 8 p. m. general assembly. G. Herbert Smith, president of Willamette University since 1942, will address the a'sssembly on the topic, “The*Relation of the Fra ternity to the College.” Dr. Smith himself is national president of Be ta Theta Pi and the holder of A. B, A. M, LL. D, and D. Ed. degrees. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Eta Sigma. Friday’s program will include discussion groups, a business ses sion, and an afternoon of recrea tion using the UO men’s physical education facilities. Principal speaker at Friday night’s interfraternity banquet will be U. G. Dubach, head of political science at Lewis and Clark College and for 23 years Dean of Men at Oregon State College. Dr. Dubach holds A B., M. A., and Ph. D. de grees. He will speak on “What a Fraternity Ought to Be and Do.” Delegates will be furnished with dates for the Pacific Coast Rally Dance in McArthur Court at 9 p. m. Friday. Mike Madden is in charge of the date bureau. One feature of Saturday morn ing’s agenda will be a “grab-bag session” for topics which dele gates think the program commit tee (OSC) has missed. A sug gestion box will be placed in Johnson hall for this purpose. The conference will conclude with the Oregon-St. Mary’s foot ball game at Hayward field Satur day. Delegates will be provided with seats for the tilt. Reginald Sorenson Speaks Thursday Reginald Sorenson, at 57 a vet eran of nearly 20 years’ experience p.s a Labor party member of the British parliament, is scheduled to speak in room 3, Fenton hall to morrow at 4 p.m. Sent on tour by the American Friends Service committee, the speaker will discuss an unnamed subject which will relate to the present international crisis and a Christian ethical solution. Mr. Sorenson has been an active legislator throughout his parlia mentary career. He assumed a vi tal role in efforts toward the set tlement of the India crisis, and is the author of several books on In dia and international reconeilia 1 tion. U. G. DUBACH, head of political science at Lewis and Clark col lege will be the principal speak er at Friday night’s interfrater nity banquet. 'Miss Oregana' Choice Tonight Six finalists for the “Miss Ore gana” title will be chosen tonight from 51 senior women by members of the Orcganan editorial staff. The finalists will be announced Tuhrsday or Friday in the Emerr aid. “Miss Oregana” will be in troduced Friday evening at the all-campus rally dance in McAr thur court. She will be selected from her pic tures appearing in past Oreganas, according to Trudi Chernis, editor of the yearbook. Judges are Miss Chernis, Larry Davidson:, Ed Cauduro, Ann Mor ton, Dick Olson, and Dorothy Orr. The following women are com McFarleane, Alpha Chi Omega, Pamela Williams, Lois Heagle, Al pha Delta Pi; Nadina Hall, Donna Stageberg, Alpha Gamma Delta; Nancy Bostwick, Aileen O’Rourke, Alpha hall. Virginia Givnan, Renee Cowell, Alpha Omicron Pi; Maragaret Wells, Carolyn Strong, Alpha Phi; Olga Yevtich, Jean Huffman, Al pha Xi Delta; Ailene Ammacher, Marilyn Wright, Ann Judson house; Mariel Means, Mary Joy Hamm, Chi Omega. Elizabeth Nelson, Gloria Stan nard, Delta Delta Delta; Cheryl Hill, Joan Heron, Delta Gamma; Diane Barnhart, Helen Deardorff, Delta Zeta; Betty French, Betty Giere, Gamma hall; Martha Cleve land, Jean Swift, Gamma Phi Beta. Carol Hines, Gerlinger hall; Ann Fenwick, Billie Herzog, Hendricks hall; Amelie Diamont, Pat Porter, Highland house; Joan Laue,R Bar bara Patterson, Kappa Alpha The ta; Cynthia Griffin, Leslie Palfrey, Kappa Kappa Gamma. Gladys Hale, Beverly Pitman, Pi Beta Phi; Betty Bristol, Helen Ross, i Rebec house; Betsy Moffitt, Helen i McFetridge, Sigma Kappa; Mary leen King, Nadine Hutchinson, Su san Campbell hall; Mavis Knorr, Marian Slattery-, University house; Mary Lou Christianson, Ruth Wil | son, Zeta Tau Alpha; Kathy Dob son, Muriel Rappah ** Orides. YW Committee Meets An international affairs commit tee meeting will be held Wednes day at 4 at the Chi Omega house, Marjorie Petersen, chairman, an nounced.