Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, May 03, 1949, Page 3, Image 3

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Coming Back to Oregon
I CRUISING DOWN the millrace on any old afternoon. Scenes like
this may become familiar 'to Oregon students next year when water
is expected to run through, the millrace again.
I j MMM i 'll' I'l i III III.III! . .
"TREES REFLECT in the water of the pre-flood millrace near the
Chi Psi lodge. Contributions are being accepted from students to
.add to the millrace fund.
Final Plans for Student
[Traffic Court Approved
s A special meeting of the ASUO
-executive council last night ap
proved the final draft for the pro
jected student traffic court.
The court will handle student
.traffic violations on campus
| through a student tribunal. The
tribunal will imposed fixed fines
.for various traffic offenses. Back
ing the decision of the court will
b'e the ASUO, office of student af
"fairs, and the campus and city po
- Applicants for seats on the tri
bunal were interviewed by the
"council, those chosen being Carl
Davis, senior member; Dick Nee
ly, junior member; and Steve
Church, sophomore.
They will spend the remainder
af the year setting up an operat
ing court. Next year the court will
meet at least one evening a week
to hear cases. Under the present
-system, violators must be handled
through the office of student af
fairs, which has proved less than
As has been the case in the past,
the campus police will be the en
forcement agency for the court.
Progress reports on two major
council projects were heard at last
night’s meeting.
A report on the revival of the
Ore-Nter, freshman orientation
publication, was given by Olga
Yevtich, co-editor of the publica
tion. Miss Yevtich indicated that
the financial situation of the Ore
Nter is quite satisfactory, funds
being solicited from several cam
pus organizations. The copy for
the 1949 edition is being written
by Theta Sigma Phi, women’s pro
fessional journalism fraternity.
Laura Olson, chairman of the fac
ulty-rating committee, gave an
account of the progress of that or
(Please turn to page seven)
Latest Plan to Restore Millrace
The lid ia off!
Beginning today, the campus
drive for the dear old millrace
starts headlong for the finish on
May 7. By that date, Chairman
Warren Davis hopes to have
pledges for $3500 from students to
lay on the line before the city fath
And it will be practically pain
less-, Davis said. You don’t have
to put up a cent in hard, ready
Here’s how it will be done: Stu
dents will be asked to pledge
whatever remains in their break
age fees, which are already paid
into the registrar’s office. It will
be just like deductions for income
tax, except that the deduction will
have already been made.
Any amount more tnan $3500
will be put into an earmarked
fund for improvement of college
i property around the Anchorage.
Cost of restoration .
City bonds
City cash .
The Mlllrace association and
other groups have agreed to
match the city’s funds as fol
lows :
Student body, U. of O..3,500
j Alumni, U. of 0. 4,000
I Millrace fraternities . 4,500
j Millrace association and citi
zens of Eugene.. 13,000
All cash for the restoration pro
ject must be in by May 15. The
| alumni appeal is out, with returns
expected to total $4000. Fraterni
ties have pledged $4500 as contri
butions separate from the general
student body fund, and some of
this has already been paid in.
Miost of the Millrace associa
tion’s pledges, totaling $13,000.
tiave also been paid in.
“Get the Millrace Back” should
be the theme of this year's Junior
weekend float parade, Davis said
‘The benefits from the restored
millrace will accrue to the whole
student body, not just those lucky
mea who live along its banks. The
historic canoe fetes were partici
pated in by the whole campus, and
:he people of Eugene got a vicar
ous pleasure from the float pa
rade, which was the piece de re
stance of many past Junior week
Comic Operas Open Tonight
At Music School Auditorium
Two Student Houses Burglarized;
Students Report $73.50 Stolen
Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity and an off-campus rooming house oc
cupied by University students, at 893 East 11th avenue, were burglar
ized early Sunday morning and a total of $73.50 taken, according to
Eugene police.
An intruder entered the fraternity between 4 and 6 a.m. Sunday and
went through individual wallets while students slept on he sleping
porch, Irv Steinbock, house president, reported. The theft amounted to
The rooming house was entered sometime after 3 a.m. and $36
stolen from wallets.
Neither house reported anything except money taken. Wrist watches
and pens were untouched although some were lying on students’ desks.
These were the only two burglaries of living organizations reported
to police. They were uncertain of any connection between the two.
Chandler Beall's Book
Published at Oregon
World students of literature will
soon receive the first issue of “Com
parative Literature,” a quarterly
journal written by outstanding
American and foreign scholars and'
edited by Chandler B. Beall, profes
sor of R'omanee languages at the
University. The University Press is
According to Prof. Beall, the
quarterly will be concerned primar
ily with the analysis and evaluation
of literature. In addition to original
articles, it will carry substantial re
views of current books dealing with
literary scholarship, theory, and
"Comparative Literature,” ad
dresses itself to those interested in
an international view of move
ments, periods, styles, and criti
cism, without the boundaries of a
single language. The initial publi
cation contains articles written in
English, German, Italian, and
French. There will be future ar
ticles by Spanish, Hungarian, Irish
and Canadian scholars.
Correspondence concerning sub
scriptions, which are $3.50 per year,
should be addressed to the Univer
sity of Oregon Publications. Three
copies of the journal are in the li
Prof. Beall’s associate editor is
Prof. Werner P. Friederich of the
University of North Carolina. On
the editorial board are Profs. Harry
Levin, harvard University; Helmut
Hatzfeld, Catholic University of
America; Victor Lange, Cornell
University; Austin Warren, Uni
versity of Michigan; and Rene Wel
lek, Yale University.
Tonight at 8:15 marks the open
ing of the music school’s three
night run of three comic operas,
“The Maid as Mistress’’ by Pergo
lesi, “There and Back” by Minde
mith, and “The Telephone” by Me
notti, at the music school auditor
Tickets for the nightly perform
ances may be purchased for $1.20
each, including tax, in the Co-op
from 9 to 1 and in Millers from 11
to 2.
Wayne Sherwood, baritone, is
cast as Pondolfo, an elderly doc
tor, in “The Maid as Mistress.”
Treva Rice, soprano, plays the
part of Zerbina, the maid who
falls in love with Pondolfo. Tenor
Elden Penntila plays the male
comic part of Capin.
Pergolesi’s opera, which is the
only one of the three performed in,
costume, was written in the early
17003. The other two have been
produced within the last 25 years.
Seven students are cast in
“There and Back.” The female
lead of Helene is portrayed by
Dorothy Gangnath, soprano, with
Lowell Chase, tenor, playing op
posite her as Robert, her hus
Taking the part of celestial am
bassador is Tenor William Smith,
with Robert Roberts and William
Putnam, baritones, playing the
doctor and interne, respectively.
Sue Judde, as Aunt Emma, re
mains silent throughout the opera.
She only sits, sneezes, and knits.
The maid, portrayed by Jean
Young, has a speaking part.
Two students, Claire Lewis, so
prano, and Jim McMullen, bari
tone, comprise the cast of “The
Telephone.” Claire plays the part
of Lucy, and Jim that of Ben, who
is trying to ask Lucy to marry
him. v
Producer of the series of operas
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Straight Dope on Law(st) Weekend
Quiet halls and studious atmos
phere returned to Fenton hall
Monday morning after Saturday’s
annual “Law-st” weekend.
The drizzle of rain couldn’t
dampen the spirits of the lawyers
Saturday as they hailed their new
ruler, Queen Avery I. Princesses
Robert and Richard Carney and
the flower girls, too, were in the
best of shape for the grand occa
sion .
Queen Avery (now returned to
the state of Avery Combs) be
lieves, “The weekend was well
worth the time and trouble, and
in spite of the weather it was big
ger and better than ever.”
Jack Hill, flower girl, could only
say, “I can’t be quoted as having
any personal knowledge of the
Following the more serious part
of the Weekend, the coronation, at
which time Prime Minister Hugh
Smith crowned Her Royal High
ness, entertainment was presented
with Manville Heisel acting as
moderator. “The Play” gave an in
side of what happens in the Fen
ton classrooms. Doug Hay imper
sonateed Dean Orlando John Hoi
lise; Ted Goodwin, Professor K. J.
O’Connell; William Belt, Professor
Hugh Smith; and Fritz Giesecke,
Professor Edward Morton. Person
al gifts from the law school stu
dent body were presented to all
members of the faculty.
The Royal Loyal band, directed
by Tracy Gi'tchell, provided atmos
phere during the entire program.
After parading to the ball field
and winning the game with the
EA school as predicted, Law
School weekend ended with a
dance Saturday night at the Vets'
Memorian union. The law school
faculty were patrons.