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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1949)
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 194!)
Fred Young Appointed
U.O. Talent Chairman;
Keith Harry Assistant
By Gretchen Grondahl
Fred Young, senior in liberal arts, was named campus talent
chairman by the ASUO Executive Council in its regular meet
ing Monday night.
Keith Harry, junior in liberal arts, was appointed as assist
It will be the responsibility of the two men to formulate and
carry out plans for the finding and recording of campus talent
for assemblies, rallies and possible civic entertainment opportu
Experience in Leadership
t Young, an Emerald columnist, has had experience in organiz
ing such events as tne uregon
Picnic and last year's “Sound
Experiment.” He is a member
of Sigma Chi fraternity.
Harry, a member of Beta
Theta Pi, has a record of re
sponsibilities on speech,- drama,
and radio on campus and in the
Army. He stressed the import
ance of finding talent in inde
pendent living organizations,
often neglected in present
Other petitioners were Jerry
Crary and Fred Schneiter. Em
ily West withdrew her petition.
SLOGAN ON CAMPUS
“Beat Washington” will be the
word on campus according to a
plan approved by the Council. In
order to build up enthusiasm for
this week’s game with the Huskies
in Portland, a concentrated cam
paign including a Thursday even
ing rally for the team and the
wearing of “Beat Washington”
badges on the campus will be put
The- Council went on record as
favoring and expressing willing
ness to cooperate with a proposed
student forum program to be aired
over campus radio station KDUK.
Mums on Sale
By Theta Sigs
An opportunity to get a chry
santhemum for the Portland game
without dealing in the blackmarket
is being offered to stud^pts today,
Wednesday and Thursday by Theta
Sigma Phi, women’s journalism
fraternity. The flowers are on sale
in the Co-op.
According to Portland dealers,
“Mums” will be scarce on the Pa
cific coast this week, because most
of them are sent from the Calif
ornia growers to New Orleans for
the All Saints day celebration.
As a result, very small orders
are being held for northern florists.
Theta Sigma Phi has contracted
for “mums” through a florist shop
in Portland. The flowers come in
three prices and feature water
proof ribbons and a green “O”.
Students who order their mum
at the Co-op many obtain them on
the day of the game by presenting
their receipt at Lubliner Florist
on Morrison between Sixth and
Art Johnson, student body presi
dent, has been selected to repre
sent the State of Oregon as stu
dent delegate to the 54th annual
Congress of American Industry in
New York City Dec 7-9.
President Harry K. Newburn
was notified of Johnson’s choice in
a letter received Monday from the
National Association of Manufac
Johnson, with 48 other college
leaders from each state and the
District of Columbia, will meet
with 3000 outstanding business
men in the country. The student
delegates will participate in the
sessions as the regular attendants.
The New York trip will be ex
pense-paid, with the students
guest's of the association.
.. Johnson was nominated by the
University upon the basis of quali
fications established by the Edu
cation Division of the National As
sociation of Manufacturers. Lead
ership, present and potential, was
a primary consideration. Scholas
tic ability, per cent of self-support,
and intended future career were
This is the first time the NAM
has invited college students to its
conferences. Purpose is to give key
student leaders an opportunity to
meet with industrial representa
tives of the country and to see in
dustrial statesmanship at work.
When Johnson returns from the
Congress, he will have an oppor
tunity to compete with other stu
dent delegates in an essay contest
appraising the convention. First
prize for the winning essay will be
Forty-five minutes of campus
entertainment, a first-run motion
picture, songs and yells will be of
fered to Oregon rooters at Friday
night’s rally, scheduled for Port
land's Paramount Theater.
The living organization buying
the highest precentage of tickets
to the rally will be awarded free
passes for each member to a later
TICKETS ON SALE
Tickets to the show are on sale
in campus living organizations this
week, with representatives in
charge in each house. The regular
85 cent theater ticket price will
admit Oregon students to the rally
“Pinky,” billed as the 20th Cen
tury Fox bid for this year’s Aca
demy Award honors, will be the
feature attraction at the Para
mount. The movie stars Jeanne
Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Bill Lun
digan, and Ethel Waters in a tale
of a part-Negro girl who could
have passed for white.
“Portland Extravaganza,” title
given the rally, will boast some
forty Webfoot entertainers, pro
gram chairman Gay. Balwin stated
Last Friday’s Whiskerino crowd
gave a big hand to Marcia Knosher
and Gerry Pearson in their Nellie
Lutcher takeoff; they will be re
peat performers at the Portland
On 13th Street
No-parking signs will be put up
on 13th between University and
Emerald streets and on the South
side of 13th between Emerald and
Beech streets by Wednesday night,
according to the Eugene city
The no-parking resolution was
passed by the Eugene city council
at its meeting Oct. 24.
Eugene city police will begin en
forcing the parking ban Thursday
morning, chief of police Keith
Delay in placing the no-parking
signs was caused by lack of mater
ial in Eugene. New signs had to be
ordered from St. Paul, Minn.
Three for the Show
FINALISTS FOR HOMECOMING Hostess (from left) Coral
Knecland, Marguerite Johns, and Janet Morrison make up the last
group of candidates interviewed hy the Emerald. Carol Bartel,
Barbara Buddenhagen, and Grace Hoffman are the other finalists.
(Emerald photo by Deane Bond.)
Homecoming Hostess Finalists
Interviewed; Voting a Co-op
By Lorna Larson
Students will vote for Homecoming Hostess candidates in
the Co-op Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Hostess will be announced in Portland next weekend.
Likings- for horses, “Shaggy Dog" stories, and cookies are
found in the last three Homecoming Hostess candidates to he in
Atop Lemon 'O'
Five Oregon State students
were caught early Saturday
morning by Eugene police in the
act of defacing the lemon “O”
on Skinner’s Butte.
Officers patrolling the area
surprised the party after stop
ping to check on their parked
car. They were equipped with a
gallon jug of orange paint hut
were found before they had a
chance to use it.
The Weather. . .
Eugene had unseasonal warmth
yesterday which was “unusual to
say the least,” according to Wea
ther Bureau Observer Bob Holt.
Temperature yesterday after
noon reached 75. But it won't last
and rain is predicted toward the
end of this week.
Today will be slightly cooler
with high temperature at 70.
Co-op, House Representatives Take Orders
As Oregana Holds Annual 'Late Sales' Drive
A “late sales” campaign for the
1950 Oregana is now being held,
with Business Manager Jim San
ders and twelve promotion com
mittee members heading the drive.
Although orders for 3200 Ore
ganas have already been placed,
the drive, which will end Nov. 12,
will attempt to reach other Uni
versity students. Sales representa
tives have been appointed for all
campus living organizations, and
an order booth is now open at the
DOWN PAYMENTS ACCEPTED
Payments, just as at registra
tion, may be made on the down
payment basis of two, four, or six
dollars. Balance may be paid at
any time either at the Student Un
ion offices or at the Oregana busi
ness offices. The total cost is six
A drawing will be held at the
Homecoming game, using the
names of all “late sales" buyers;
winner will receive a free Ore
gana and further prizes.
FREE OREGANA AWARDS
In addition, the two top sales
men—one from men’s and one from
women’s living organizations—will
receive free Oreganas. The “top
two" will be judged on the percent
age of Oregana sales in their hous
es, thus allowing salesmen from
small houses to compete.
Sub-committee chairmen for the
sales drive have been chosen by
Bill Lance and Rusty Mayers, co
chairmen. They are:
Karen Eremeef, Marilyn Manning,
Ken Olsen, Jack Byers, Maurice
Hudson, and Jim Walters, window
displays; Gretchen Grondahl, Helen
Sherman, and Bob Funk, publicity;
Jeannie Hoffman, flying speeches.
terviewcd by the Emerald.
The three are Coral Knee
land, 1 ’Iii Beta l’hi; Janet Mor
rison, Chi Omega; and Mar
guerite Johns, Delta Gamma.
“Real excited about going to
the Cal game,” Coral Kneeland
claims football as ber “very fa
vorite sport.” She went on to
“I played football when I was
a freshman,” the five-foot three
inch candidate said, "but we tied
0 to 0.” It happens that Coral was
center on the Pi Phi team in the
1947 annual “Lipstick Bowl” battle.
She has only one gripe as far
as football is concerned. “The thing
1 dislike ace people who sit behind
me and tell Mr. Aiken how to coach
the game.” Coral was a rally girl
at University High School in Eu
gene where she saw many games.
Born in Eugene 20 years ago.
Coral has lived here al 1 of her
life. She’s happy though, and wants
to come back to Eugene after
working in San Francisco for a
while, as a buyer in a. department
store, she hopes.
A three-acre "semi-ranch” out
in the country is Coral’s home. “I
can’t stancl chickens,though,” she
said emphatically. When younger
she had to take care of “70 of
them!” Her two loves are dogs and
"I have a big hobby—my dog
McDuff,” Coral revealed. “I’d like
to show him sometime, but so far
he just shakes hands.” She’s al
ways had a dog, usually a cocker.
Two years ago in Canada Coral
“chased bear on horseback.” “Son
ny Boy” and “Midnight” are her
two horses, which she’s had for
three and four years, respectively.
“About the best time I’ve ever
had was escorting for a riding acad
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