Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, April 01, 1949, Image 1

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Fiftieth Year of Publication and Senfce to the University
[ Co-op Auto Club Set to Aid Students
Allen Picks
. ASUO President Bob Allen has
appointed a student committee,
I “headed by Druid President Warren
- Davis, to work in conjunction
with the drive for restoration of
•the millrace.
I* Allen said yesterday that Carl
•Reusser, past president of Alpha
Tau *Omega, and Ed Allen, senior
in law, will work with Davis. The
* committee’s chief purpose will be
- to retain student interest in the
, restoration of the millrace.
Prexy Needs Help
Speaking of keeping students in
terested in the project, Allen said
- that he himself would work toward
that end, but felt the need of a
committee to do some of the work
' which he would not be able to do.
. “The committee will work to
some degree with the Millrace
Park association,” Allen declared,
•“since the aims of the association
> and those of the committee are, of
I .course, the same.”
Aids Race Association
In the past, the Millrace associa
tion has carried most of the load
- in the attempt to obtain ease
•ments and funds for the restora
■ tion of Eugene’s historic millrace.
.With the formation of the new
student committee, it is hoped that
. ' student energies will be directed
jk "to bringing restoration about in
I,- the near future.
‘ Lirpa Loof
Due on Quad
'to the Emerald)—A most hideous
, monster, heretofore unheard of,
was reported seen near this tiny is
• .land yesterday.
* Natives (both of them) declared
- the monster was green, red and
.purple. They promptly named it.
“Muera y Caigase,” which means
“drop dead.’’
r The horrible monster was seen
- traveling north with the prevailing
trade winds. If he continues this
route he should end his journey
" somewhere in the neighborhood of
' -Santa Halfwit which is close to the
I, island of Cruxa Del Norte which is
south of the North Pole.
A sailing vessel just off the tiny
- isle of Piaces Blazes reported the
.animal was some 100 feet long and
had yellow eyes and was most un
couth in manner.
* This announcement followed a
v report which said fifty-five fierce
fighters fought fearlessly fighting
’fourty-four ferocious foes.
“ And' then the rains came and the
little island of Ceilla-Ceilla disap
* peared.
. I say old fellow, did anyone tell
# you it was April Fool’s day ?
Weather . . .
Increasing cloudiness Friday—
partly cloudy with few light show
,w ers Saturday. High 55.
Strike May Delay Oregana
Publication Until Summer
Distribution and publication of the Oregana may be delayed by
a pending strike of the CIO lithographers in Portland, according to
Larry Davidson, managing editor of the yearbook. The union voted
March 26 to go on strike tomorrow, April 2.
The annual could still be distributed spring term if the strike is
terminated within three weeks, howdVer, if the strike is called, and it
lasts more than three weeks, the Oregana would have to be mailed
to students during the summer.
Nearly two-thirds of the book will be completed by April 2, strike
day, leaving about 100 pages to be run off. Two Portland firm's—
Irwin-Hodson, in charge of lithography, and Bushong’s, which has the
CQntract for color insert and cover—each have approximately 10 days
work on hand.
Distribution of the Oregana has been planned for some time
shortly following Junior Weekend, if no strike is called.
Dick Williams, educational activities manager, will travel ot
..Portland this afternoon to talk over the situation with officials of the
two printing firms.
Best Vaudeville Actor
To Get Trip to Reno
A free trip to Reno and a chance to appear on a nationwide
radio hookup will be awarded to the best individual performer in
the benefit All-Campus Vaudeville show April 15, announced
Chairman Art Johnson yesterday.
The outstanding performer, either as a member of a group or
in a solo act, will be selected by a group of five judges chosen
from students, faculty members, and townspeople and will be
given me trip opportunity by
the courtesy of the University
of Nevada, which is putting on
the radio show.
Grand prize of the show, pro
ceeds of which will go to the
World Student Service Fund,
will be a large trophy awarded to
the living or church organization
presenting the best act. The indi
vidual award is a separate prize
and does not affect the trophy
Eliminations Scheduled
Eliminations to determine which
acts will actually appear in the Fri
day night show were set yesterday
for Monday and Tuesday, April 11,
and 12, in Gerlinger Annex.
“The number of acts which reach
the finals will depend on their qual
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Emerald Stumbles
Over False News
The Emerald's unpredictable
news sources kicked the lid off
April Fools day a little early this
With the AP teletype machine
shut down, the sports staff obtain
ed the news that the “unpredict
able Portland Beavers’’ lambasted
San Francisco 12-0 from a now du
bious source.
The source also said Portlands
starting pitcher went the entire
San Francisco won 7-6.
Portland's starter was taken out
in the third inning.
No runs, no hits, two errors.
UO Motorists Join
Pool to Cut Down
Expenses on Cars
The Co-operative Automobile Club, more familiar to Oregon
students as CAC, has arrived on the campus under the manage
ment of Lewis C. Nickerson, junior law student.
CAC is a non-profit automobile maintenance and service or
ganization which will save money for student motorists. A “dis
trict” is already operating at Stanford university, where the idea
was originated last fall by Gordon L. Ness, 22-year-old senior in
Here at Oregon, a similar
plan was put in operation by
Nickerson last term. Starting
with three fraternities and the
Yeomen, this early version of
CAC worked well enough to
grow into an informal organization
^vhich brought savings to members
of four more fraternities and
Sherry Ross hall.
Owners Get Discounts
An agreement was reached with
Elmer Wick, independent owner of
the Richfield service station at
Eleventh and Pearl streets, to give
discounts in return for volume busi
ness. House membership cards ser
ved to identify these charter mem
bers of the co-operative.
Membership fee is $2.00 annual
ly, and entitles the holder to dis
counts at any CAC service station
or garage. Discounts range from 20
percent on all parts, for a new mo
tor or a windshield wiper, to 10 per
cent on all labor charges at the
At the service station, CAC mem
bers can get gas at two cents per
gallon reduction, oil is five cents
cheaper per quart, and lubrication
jobs on all automobiles are $1.00,
regardless of make, model, or year.
In addition, service stations give a
15 percent reduction on tires and
scat covers, and install them free.
National Organization
The fees collected for member
ship are being used for promotional
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Bevin Here to Sign Atlantic Pact
brnain s foreign secretary, Ernest Bevin, and minister of state Hector McNeil, arrive on the Queen
Mary in New York on their way to Washington for the signing of the Atlantic Security pact. (AP Wire
French Play
Hits Boards
8:00 Tonite
"Le Bourgeois Gcntilhomme,” a
seventeenth century French com
edy by Moliere, directed by Dick
Rayburn, with a cast of students
from the French department, will
be presented tonight beginning at
8 p. m.
The play will run three-nights
in Johnson hall's Guild theater,
April 1, 2, and 4, and will be pre
sented on April 6 in Portland. The
cast includes Ed VanNatta, Coralie
Nelson, Bill Wallace, Beverly Roa
rer, Glenn Morgan, Nancy Moran,
Jim Eakin, Ann Thompson, Julian
Hoffman, Jo Anne Jarvis, Jim Blue,
William Johnson, and Phyllis Hig
inbotham. Dancers are Glenra
Hurst and Edmund Savoy. A pro
logue to the play will be given in
English by Robert D. Horn, pro
fessor of English.
A feature of the production will
be the original seventeenth century
music by Lulli, which will be played
for the minuets by a small orches
tra composed of students from the
school of music. The dancers, coach
ed by Mrs. Margaret Logan, in
structor in physical education, will
perform the minuets in between
acts and at the end of the play. To
maintain a French atmosphere in
the theater, the ouvreuses and the
vendeur des programmes will speak
French. Pictures of the cast will be
sold through the audience before
the performance begins and during
Tickets may be obtained at the
box office in Johnson hall for 60
cents. Some of the profits will go
into a scholarship sponsored by Pi
Delta Phi, French honorary organi
Enrollment Total
Climbs to 5090
With eight days of registration
remaining, spring term enrollment
had climbed to 5000 by 5 p. m. Wed
nesday, according to the office «1
Registrar Clifford Constance.
This figure represents a jump of
105 since Tuesday afternoon.
1949 registration is still running
ahead of last year's spring term
figures. Enrollment at the same
period last year totaled 4936, reg
istrar’s records reveal.