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Fiftieth Year of Publication and Service to the University
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 1949 NUMBER 119
Rebec Places First in Winter Grades
Emerald Rated All-American Aaain
Scored as All-American superior
for the tenth time the Oregon
' Daily Emerald has received the
i* highest rating from the Associat
, ed Collegiate Press for fall term it
, was announced yesterday.
The paper was judged on quality
of news values and sources, writ
- ihg, editing, typography, headlines,
makeup, department pages, and
, special features. To make compe
tition as fair as possible, papers
are classified according to method
of publication, type of school, en
rollment of school and frequency
Fifteen papers of the 23 entered
in the same class as the Emerald
received the All-American award.
Bill Yates headed the publica
tion with Bob Reed, managing edi
tor, and Stan Turnbull, city editor,
The Associated Collegiate Press
critical service has recognized the
Emerald with the All-American
award in nine previous years:
1948, 1947, 1944, 1942, 1941, 1940,
1938, and 1933. The Pacemaker
award, which placed the Emerald
among the six top college papers
but which has been discontinued as
an award, was won in 1938,
ASUO Election Asssmbly
Set for 4 in McArthur Court
Candidates from both parties
' will give their campaign speeches
today at the ASUO election assem
_ bly, set for 4 pm. in McArthur
Bob Allen, ASUO president, ex
* plained that the rally was planned
to give students the opportunity
to hear and see both sides before
" they vote Wednesday.
Candidates for ASUO president
. will be limited to seven minutes;
ASUO second position, five min
utes; representatives, one minute;
* class presidents, three minutes,
class second positions, one minute;
- and candidates for yell king will
lead two yells each.
. Allen added that the rally was
set for 4 p.m. because McArthur
court was unavailable for later
” any night this week.
The Canary That
Swallowed The Cat
EAST SHEEN, Eng., April 25—
(AP)—You’ve heard of the canary
who was so tough he sang bass?
A local cat named Whiskey has
met the canary’s cousin. Whiskey
. was stalking a blackbird, when
suddenly the bird turned.
A veterinary took 15 stitches in
For The Second Time...
Dorothy Orr To Edit Guide
Named again as Piggers’ Guide editor, Dorothy Orr was notified of
her appointment by Dick Williams, educational activities manager
Miss Orr was editor of the 1948-49 student directory and is associate
editor of the Oregana, president of Alpha Xi Delta, treasurer of Gamma
Alpha Chi, women’s national advertising honorary, and is a member
of Phi Chi Theta, women’s national business honorary, and of Phi Theta
Upsilon, junior women’s honorary.
Ron Phillips and Stan Turnbull were other petitioners for the job.
Business manager remains to be named.
Extra Emerald Copies
Planned For Mom's Paper
Over 1,000 extra copies of the
Emerald will be mailed out to
Oregon Mothers on Tuesday, May
3, according to Ruth Landry,
chairman of Mothers’ Weekend.
The Mothers edition will include
several stories on Junior weekend,
and give them a general preview
of their weekend. Plans for mail
ing the special edition will be an
nounced later, Miss Landry said.
Included in the Mothers’ Week
end program are a breakfast at
John Straub, and Oregon Mothers’
meeting later in the morning, and
i tea, presented by the Eugene
Mothers’, AWS, and YWCA.
Departmental open houses will
3e held Saturday afternoon, and
ill mothers are invited to the Jun
or Prom Saturday evening. A spe
cial section will be open for moth
ms wishing to watch the prom.
Students are urged to invite
heir mothers down. Miss Landry
stressed, as this weekend has been
Manned especially for them.
Any students needing housing
'or their mothers are asked to
contact Beverly Buckley, phone
Phi Psi Tops Men,
Take Sharp Rise
Jumping from eighteenth place to first place among all liv
ing 01 gani/.ations scholastically. Rebec House topped the winter
term grade list released yesterday by the Office of Student Af
fairs. I he groups raised a fall term 2.d5 to a 2.729 winter term
Phi Kappa Psi led the men’s living organizations with a
-.hoz, trading places wuu tan
term leader Campbell Club
which dropped to fourth.
Heartening news especially
to Donald M. DuShane was the
rising of all-university average,
who commented, “Isn't it wonder
ful. Certainly nothing is more indi
cative of the University’s educa
tional success than a rising grade
point average.” The average was
raised from 2.373 to 2.441.
Among women's organizations Pi
Beta Phi, fall term leader, Delta
Delta Delta and University house
remained in the top four but Alpha
Phi was replaced by Rebec House.
Delta Upsilon, McChesney hall,
and Tau Kappa Epsilon, along with
Phi Kappa Psi and Campbell Club
placed among the top five men's
organizations both terms.
The only group listed by the reg
ister to fall below its fall term aver
age was the women's sororities.
Indicative of the higher trend of
grades for winter term was the fact
that no group living organization
fell below 2.00.
A list of all winter term grades
for the living organizations may
be found on page eight.
Tickets on Sale
For New Play
Tickets are now on sale for the
University theater spectacle pro
duction, “Marco Millions,” which
will be presented in McArthur
court on Saturday night, Apjril 30,
Reserved seats, priced at $1,80 and
2.40, may be purchased now at the
box office in Johnson hall, or may
be ordered by mail or by calling
University extension 401.
Special sound equipment is be
ing installed to insure the audibil
ity of the production, and con
struction is progressing rapidly on
the two stages and numerous sets.
Dr. Alburey Castell, professor of
philosophy at the University of
Minnesota, has been named to
head the philosophy department
here, it was announced last Satur
day by President H. K. Newburn.
Dr. Castell will replace Dr. Har
vey Townsend, who died last De
cember. His appointment is sub
ject to confirmation by the state
board of higher education.
Born in Toronto, Canada and re
ceiving his baccalaureate and mas
ters degrees from the University
of Toronto, Dr. Castell is a natur
alized citizen of the United States.
He received his doctor of philoso
phy degree from the University of
Dr. Castell has been pn the staff
of the philosophy department at
Minnesota since 1931, having been,
named professor of philosophy in
Other activities of Dr. Castell
have included work as a visiting
lecturer at Columbia university
from 1941-42, as a visiting profes
sor at the University of Washing
ton in 1947 and as a lecturer on
the Machette Foundation at Pur
due university in 1948.
Dr. Castell will arrive on the
campus late next summer. His
rank on the University staff will
be professor of philosophy.
Weather . . .
Fair in the morning with in
creasing cloudiness. High: about
New Personnel to Run Next Year's Publications
i m m
Emerald Business Manager
| Each spring Oregon’s two ma
! jor publications—the Oregana and
! the Daily Emerald—pick new boss
I es in preparation for the coming
Would-be editors and business
managers petition the all-powerftil
education activities board, and af
ter a strenuous wee-hours session
i of the board, four names come up
winners. This year Don Smith and
Joan Mimnaugh were named Em
erald editor-in-chief and business
manager respectively, and Larry
Davidson and Jim Sanders share
like honors o* the Oregana.
Smith, a pre-journalism major,
is the first sophomore since 1933
to be appointed Emerald editor.
During his freshman year he
served the customary stint as re
porter, copy-reader, and night
staff worker, and became assist
ant to the managing editor at the
(Please turn to page eight)
Oregana Business Manager