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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 1, 1949)
Food, Toy Gifts
For 22 Families
Each women’s living organiza
tion has been asked to collect
Christmas gifts of toys and pack
aged food for distribution to 22
needy families in Eugene, Spring
field, and outlying areas, as a
philanthropy project of the Associ
ated Women Students.
The boxes are to be wrapped
and taken to the Sigma Kappa
house by noon Saturday, -where
they will be on display at the
AWS annual Charity Party.
A special invitation has been
issued to all women on campus by
Ellie Johns, general chairman, and
Marie Lombard, AWS president,
to attend the Christmas party,
which will be from 3 to 5 p.m.
Short silks or suits are proper
Marilyn Turner is directing col
lection of the gifts. On her com
mittee are Donna Buse, Bernice
Gartrell, Emily Nichols, and Karen
In charge of distributing the
boxes to the families, which have
an average of four children apiece,
^ is Dolores Jeppesen. Committee
members are Norma Beetem, Pat
Bellmer, Ann Darby, Ruth Dexter,
Marian Heath, Anne Hedlund, and
“Cherry pie, please.”
The waiter brought him pine
“I asked for cherry.”
“I’m sorry,” the waiter said,
“but we don’t have any kind but
The trouble with many a crooner
is that after he has pitched his
voice at a certain key, he always
WANTED—One man student to
share two rooms with 2 other
students. One bedroom, one
study room. Linens furnished.
1485 Hilyard, phone 4-0297. 47
RIDE—Married couple driving to
L.A. during Christmas vacation.
Take 2 riders. Share expenses.
See Walt Graydon, 1543 E. 15th,
Trailer No. 50. 47
FOUND— Lady’s diamond ring.
Call 4-9233. 48
WANTED—Ride to Coos Bay this
^ weekend. Eunice Peterson, Ph.
RENT—Attention off campus stu
dents. House available for co-op,
club, or group. 2 blocks from
campus. Description 4 . sleeping
rooms incl. porch, complete
kitchen and bath upstairs. Ac
commodations 6-8 men or wom
en. All new furnishings. 720 E.
13th, phone 5-3181. 49
WANTED — Ride to Michigan
Christmas. Share expenses. Call
Ext. 324, E. Williamson. 48
LOST—Glasses in red case. Re
ward. Phone 4-6820 after 5. 49
LOST—Black coin purse, Arch,
annex. Contained 3 keys. Re
ward. Call 4-8818 after 6 p.m.
FOR SALE—Northland Skis, 7 ft.,
used one season. Cost 842.50
new. Sell for $28.50. Call 5-2775,
after 6 p.m. 51
ROOMS—for men students, $15.
Clean, roomy, on bus line. 2691
Harris, phone 5-5623. 51
FOR SALE—Bergman ski boots,
10-D. Last year’s model. Per
fect condition—$30. 5-2775, after
Phi Sigs to Announce 'MoonlightjGirl'
On Dec. 10; Six Contestants Enter Finals
SIX GIRLS were selected as finalists in the Phi Sigma Moonlight Girl contest. Reading from left in
the top row are Beverley Sorenson, Carson 4; Dolores .Stenerson, Alpha Omicron Pi; and Heraldine
Filler, Alpha Delta Pi. In the bottom row are Pat Gatley, Delta Delta Delta; Mary Knox, Alpha Phi;
and Joan Zener, Delta Gamma.
Phi Sigma Kappa’s “Moonlight
Gfirl,” selected from a field of six
finalists, will be announced on Dec.
10 at the fraternity’s annual for
mal “Moonlight Ball.”
A majority vote of the frater
nity members will determine the
finalists. The vote will be cast fol
lowing a dinner honoring the six
finalists on Dec. 7 at the Phi
Sigma Kappa house.
A rotating trophy is awarded to
the living organization from which
the “Moonlight Girl” is selected.
Also, she is presented with a lov.
ing cup for her personal posses
Pictures of the finalists and the
trophy will be placed in the Co-op
Leona Anderson, Alpha Delta
Pi, was selected as the 1948 “Moon
The University’s finalist will be
entered in the National “Moonlight
Girl” contest. Judging will be
based on a picture sent to the
fraternity’s national headquarters.
The nation-wide contest began in
The national finalist will be hon
ored at the fraternity’s national
convention in Chicago in August.
Her picture will be published in
the “Signet,” the Phi Sigma Kappa
' Winterset'Author Best Play Winner;
Production to Open Season Friday
By George Dorris
Twice winner of the New York
Critics’ circle Prize and once
awarded the Pulitzer Prize for the
season’s best play, Maxwell An
derson, author o f “Winterset,”
first play of the University Thea
ter season, is known as one of the
outstanding playwrights of the
Following his first success with
“What Price Glory?,” Anderson
became famous as the author who
brought poetry into the modern
theater. He was increasingly well
known for his Tudor dramas in
verse, “Mary of Scotland” and
“Elizabeth the Queen.” In 1935
he produced the first modern poe
tic tragedy with a contemporary
setting in “Winterset.”
CIRCLE PRIZE AWARDED
Following this play, which was
awarded the first Critics’ Circle
prize, he wrote “High Tor,” a con
temporary poetic comedy, which
was also awarded the Critics’
In succeeding years Anderson
brought out other verse plays
with modern settings, including
“Candle in the Wind,” dealing with
the fall of France, and “The Eve
of St. Mark,” on the effect of the
war in this country.
In addition to writing dramas,
Anderson collaborated with Kurt
Weill in 1938 to produce the hit
musical “Knickerbocker Holiday”
based on early New York history.
It was this score that produced the
popular “September Song.” This
past season on Broadway has seen
the second Anderson-Weill offer
ing ih “Lost in the Stars,” starring
Todd Duncan, and based on Alan
Paxton’s “Cry, the Beloved Coun
While writing his various suc
cesses, Anderson worked with
most of the outstanding actors
and actresses of the modern stage.
In “Mary of Scotland” he had
Helen Hayes and Philip Merevale;
Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontaine
starred in “Elizabeth the Queen.”
Burgess Merideth and Margo
appeared in “Winterset” and Meri
deth also was in “High Tor.” In
“The Wingless Victory,” Kather
ine Cornell starred, while Helen
Hayes appeared again with “Can
dle in the Wind.”
For the title role of “Joan of
Lorraine,” Anderson secured In
grid Bergman; for the last of his
Tudor queens, Joyce Redman ap
peared as Anne Boleyn with Rex
Harrison as Henry VIII in his
recent success “Anne of the Thou
With one of Anderson’s most
successful dramas, “Winterset,”
the University Theater will open
its current season Friday night
with a formal dress performance.
The show, which has Gordon
Ericksen and Barbara Pasquan in
the roles Burgess Merideth and
Margo created, will also play Dec.
3, 7, 8, 9, and 10 in the new thea
The box-office for “Winterset”
is now open, and is located in the
lobby of the new theater.
"Ivan7 Set for Dec. 1
“Ivan the Terrible,” Russian
film, will be shown in Guild Thea
ter, Dec. 1, at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Tickets may be obtained for 25
cents from members of the Rus
sian club, sponsoring the movie,
or at the door before either show
Released in Russia in 1947 with
Nikolai Cherkassov starring as
Czar Ivan IV, the movie is in
Russian dialogue supplemented by
A possible rival to “Mighty Ore
gon" will be the feature of today’s
University Hour program over
KOAC from 4 till 5.
Already famous on campus for
his piano playing ability, Bob
Weber, who’s “Something for You"
program opens the hour at 4, has
composed a new Oregon tune. The
debut of this song has been prom
ised as one of the selections on
The 4:30 to 5 Workshop drama
will describe the political maneu
verings of a house cat which rises
to the post of mayor of a city.
Cast in this rise and fall of a feline
are Dennis Fraser, Julie Northrup,
Janet Harris, Dave Strauss, Hay
Hamilton, Beth Miller, Davia Saul,
Kep Neal, and Dick Rayburn.
Producer of the play is Marvin
1Horenstein. He becomes the sec
ond student producer of the term,
since Robert L. Montgomery, in
structor in speech, relinquished
control of the program three
“Your Personal Bookshelf,” a
program of interpretive readings
of famous American short stories
will be heard from 4:15 till 4:30.
Y Advisory Board
To Hear Singing
Entertainment at tonight’s des
sert honoring the YWCA advisory
board will include vocal selections
by Janis Evans, chairman of the
freshman music commission, and a
brief talk by Y vice-president Vel
ma Snellstrom giving the high
lights of her trip to Europe last
The dessert, given by the cam
pus cabinet in honor of the advis
ory board, is scheduled for 6:30
p.m. at the Y.
Miss Snellstrom participated in
a YM-YW European Work Study
Tour during the summer months.
Committee chairmen will re
view the activities of the fall pro
gram for the information of the
Coffee Hour Tonighf
Foreign students on the campus
will join in the second of their
Coffee Hours tonight at 7 in Al
umni Hall, Gerlinger.
These gatherings, sponsored by
the YWCA International Affairs
Committee, offer an opportunity
for foreign students to get ac
quainted with each other and with
interested American students.
Co-chairmen of the sponsoring
committee are Dolores Jeppesen
and Pat Williams Brooks.
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