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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (May 12, 1949)
Fiftieth Year of Publication and Service to the University
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, THURSDAY, MAY 12. lf)4i>
NEW YORK (AP)—Israel was admitted to the United Nations to
1 night as the 59th member. The Arab delegations in the U.N. then
. walked out of the general assembly.
t The vote admitting Israel was 37 to 12. Nine countries abstained.
None of the 58 members was absent.
The vote was the end of a battle of more than two years by Israel
for national recognition in the U.N.
The United States, Russia, China and France were among the coun
tries voting to admit Israel. Britain abstained, along with Belgium,
Brazil, Denmark, El Salvador, Greece, Siam, Sweden, and Turkey.
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PORTLAND (AP)—The city council doubled the cost of parking a
The parking meter rate throughout the downtown area was set at 5
cents a half hour. It is now 5 cents an hour.
Motorists can stay longer, however; two hours instead of only one.
They will be able to feed the meter one, two, three, or four nickels,
according to the amount of time they plan to park.
It will probably take four months before all meters can be readjust
ed. The new rules affects the area southwest Second to Twelfth ave
nues, and from Pine to Madison streets.
LOS ANGELES (AP)—Amos ’n’ Andy were sued for $300,000 in
.federal court today by the William Morris Talent agency. The agency
alleged it negotiated a contract for the radio comics wih Lever Bros,
company but lost an $11,000 weekly commission.
The complaint stated that last summer Amos ’n’ Andy sold their
program to the Columbia Broadcasting System for $2,000,000 and
then sought to terminate commission payments to the agency on he
ground the Lever Bros, contract was ended. The suit asserted Lever
Bros, continued as sponsor of the show.
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WASHINGTON (AP)—A congressional witness testified yesterday
that Communist agents are making “regular visis” to the United States
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Invitations to Theta Sigma Phi’s
formal Matrix I'able were sent out
yesterday to Theta Sigma alumnae,
. Eugene women outstanding in
journalism and civic activities,
faculty women in literature and
‘ the arts, and presidents of worn
■en’s living organizations.
The event will be held May 19
■at 6 p.m. at the Eugene hotel.
” The outstanding senior woman
■"in each living organization, chos
L en by the house president, is also
invited, as are all upper-division
women in journalism.
The formal banquet is given an
■nually by all Theta Sig chapters
to honor outstanding women in
journalism. Matrix Table this year
will celebrate the fortieth anniver
- sary of the founding of the wom
an’s national professional journal
will be tapped.
* Miss Dorothy Carew, formerly
. women’s financial writer for the
Associated Press in New York,
wil lbe featured speaker. She will
speak on her experiences as a jour
'nalist and discuss job opportuni
- ties in the field.
The outstanding freshman and
sophomore women in pre-journal
' ism at the University and the out
-standing girls in journalistic ac
. tivities at Eugene, St. Mary’s, and
University high schools will be
'honored. New Theta Sig members
■ will be tapped.
Year's Hottest Day;
Mercury Hits 83
Yesterday was the hottest day
of the year, according to the
weather bureau. Thermometers
climbed to 83 degrees.
The combination of high rela
tive humidity and the tempera
ture explains why shirt collars
and students alike were wilting.
But the prediction is for
slightly cooler Thursday and
partly cloudy with scattered af
ternoon thunder showers.
Applications for house manager
and box office manager of the new
University theater are being ac
cepted now by Horace W. Robin
son, director of the theater.
It is preferable that the house
manager, who will be in charge of
ushers, and general care of the
public during the plays’ runs, be
a woman, according to LeJeune
Griffith, drama secretary.
Box office manager will handle
box office attendants, ticket sales,
and act as head usher during the
Applications may be turned in
to Mrs. Griffith in the speech of
fice, room 216, Villard. Any stu
dent interested in the jobs may ap
ply, regardless of term in school
New Million Dollar Heating Plant
OK'd For Expanding .University
Approval of the University’s proposed one million dollar heating
plant was given yesterday by the state board of higher education, Ir
win I. Wright, superintendent of the physical plant, announced today
Bids on construction will be taken early in the fall, with the hope
.of beginning construction as soon as possible. The plant will replace
the present unit, now incapable of handling the University’s expanded
facilities. It will be equipped to give service to the student union,
the girls dormitory, and other buildings now in the process of construc
One of these will probably be the University theater, now nearing
completion. The roof of the building has already been finished, and
■- work on floors and electrical units is now going on. Tentative plans
.mention the work being completed in time for a summer opening, but
in the event of summer delay, the drama department should be ready
to open there in September.
Jobs Open for June Graduates
"Tactful and mature" EA gradu
ates may apply for a job with a lo
cal lumber office.
Someone with "grocery back
ground" may inquire about becom
ing a combination retail salesman
and jobbing man for a major food
Hillsboro needs a librarian.
These are a few of the calls firms
from the outside world are sending
to June graduates of the Univer
Seniors may start finding their
niche in the world by registering at
the Graduate Placement Service in
Emerald hall. "Do it now,” the ser
vice requests. "The best jobs are
taken before June.”
Future employers will visit the
campus between May 17 and May
24. They will be looking for chem
ists, outstanding BA graduates,
and sales trainees.
Firms represented will be Proc
ter & Gamble, Sears, Roebuck &
Company, Montgomery Ward Ai
Co.. and General Motors.
Journalism majors may be inter
ested in an executive secretary po
sition with a California publishing
A cookware company needs an
assistant district manager with a
The list is much longer. But a
senior's best bet is to leave his cre
dentials in the placement office—
for future reference, if he needs no
Vets Exempt From ROTC
Under New Faculty Decision
By James Knight
Danger of war grows daily be
cause the world armament race
is breeding international suspicion
That’s what Cord Meyer, presi
dent of the United World Federal
ists, told 500 persons at Roosevelt
junior high scchool last night.
“We live in a world where mili
tary power is the price for surviv
al, he said. “The armament race
is the inevitable consequence of
The present foreign policy of the
United States is a “great prepon
derance of military power.” The
United States is internally rearm
ing, giving economic and military
aid to potential allies, and econom
ically boycotting potential ene
“I personally believe it is nec
essary today that we do these
things,” Meyer said, “because se
rious disputes cannot be settled
by law or a police force—there is
“The United World Federalists
support the United Nations as a
first step, but others have to be
taken quickly. The best way to
support it is to understand its
weak points and take steps to
The weaknesses of the U.N., as
Meyer pointed them out are:
1. The necessity for the Security
Council to have the unanimous
votes of the Big Five.
2. No world court.
3. No international police force.
The minimum powers necessary
to weld the U.N. into a strong,
unified body, according to the
UWF pla'tforrm, are:
1. Power to precent and pro
hibit the use of the threat of war.
2. Regulation and control of na
tional armed forces.
3. A world court with compul
4. Power and law to raise rev
enue by taxing national govern
With a strong w’orld govern
ment, and freedom from fear, we
could use our vast resources
constructively,” Meyer said.
“Another war would be suicidal
and destructive for Russia as
well as the United States.
“If Russia won’t go along with
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Health, P.E. Will Be Required;
New Advisory Council Elected
ROTC training was waived for veteran students at the facul
ty meeting yesterdaj'.
Physical and health education credits will still be required
of men entering the service after March 31, 1949.
This action changes part of the motion to abolish the grant
ing of health, physical education and military science credits to
men entering the service after March 31, 1949, passed April 13
by the facultv. i —-—
uy tue taculty.
By yesterday’s action, no!
credits in military science will
be given veteran students, but
they will be exempted from tak
ing the course.
Col. F. R. Maerdian, head of
the military science department
had said before the meeting that
such exemption would not greatly
affect the size of the ItOTC since
the number of veteran students is
No official vote was taken on the
ROTC question, according to Paul
Civin, assistant professor of mathe
matics and author of the motion,
since agreement was almost unan
A new advisory council was
elected by the faculty. It will assist
President Harry K. Newburn in
making decisions that involve ac
ademic policy. Elected were:
W. C. Ballantine, professor of
Calvin Crumbaker, head of the
R. R. Huestis, professor of zool
E. L. Johnson, dean of the col
lege of liberal arts.
S. W. Little, dean of the school of
architecture and allied arts.
Hoyt Trowbridge, professor of
A proposal to let graduate stu
dents take courses for graduate
credit at fewer hours than arc list
ed for the course was defeated.
Senate to Choose
The ISA will elect its officers for
1949-50 at its senate meeting at 7
p. m. today in 105 Commerce.
Bob Henderson, outgoing presi
dent, urges that the senators from
each independent living organiza
tion be present.
Nominations were made at the
last ISA meeting.
T. Z. Koo Talk
Set for Tonight
At Mac Court
Dr. T. Z. Koo, secretary of the
World Student Christian federa
tion, will speak tonight in McAr
thur court at 7:30 on “China in
Serving the Federation as sec
retary since 1934, Dr. Koo has
beeen prominent in Christian
gatherings in England, India,
Holland, United States, and in
Central and South American
University students, faculty
and townspeople heard Dr. Koo
speak in 1945 when he included
Eugene in his lecture tour of the
United States and other countries
of the western hemisphere.
He served as adviser to the
Chinese delegation to the United
Nations conference in San Fran
cisco in 1945. In 1925 he was one
of three chosen by representa
tives of 34 nations to represent
China at the League of Nations’
second opium conference in Swit
Dr. Koo is stopping here on
a tour of Facific coast town and
cities, which began on April 20
and will continue through June
Sponsoring Dr. Koo’s lecture
are the campus YWCA, YMCA,
and the educational activities de
Phi Delta Phi Plans
Meet At Gerfinger
Phi Delta Phi, law fraternity,
will meet tonight at 7:30 on the
third floor of Gerlinger. Orville*
Chatt, Eugene attorney of the Title
and Trust company, will be speak