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Weather. . .
Cloudy with intermittent rain
today and tonight. Mostly cloudy
With showers Thursday. High temp
erature today will be 68. Low yes
terday was 30.
Baseball . . .
Oregon wins second straight
baseball victory as Don Kimball's
double saves the day for the Duck.
Sec Sports Page.
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5,1950
Law Students Challenge
Basis of Student Court
Unconstitutionally Claimed by Zealous
Bar Aspirants; Post Bail in Parking Case
By GRETCHEN GRONDAHL
Constitutionality of the ASUO Student Court was questioned
by a group of law students at the court’s weekly meeting Tues
Controversy centered around the case of John C. Caldwell,
fifth-year law student, whose car was cleaimed to be parked il
legally on the campus.
Caldwell and his counsel, Ted Goodwin, also a fifth-vear stu
dent, maintained that the student
court has no legal jurisdiction over
student traffic violations and ques
tioned whether a student could be
fined for illegal parking when his
-**ear was being driven by someone
else. The students plan to enter
their pleas to the Judiciary Com
ihittee for determination of the
Students Post Bail
Dale F. McKenzie, fifth-year law
student, entered a similar plea upon
his arrival at the court after the
departure of the other students.
Both students pleaded not guilty
and posted bail pending further
decision. —' - • ■
. McKenzie' stated .'that he had
fully intended to appear with the
other students in registering their
Expressing the opinion that the
question really is whether the Uni
versity has the power to collect
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Beaux Art Plans
Decorations for the Beaux Arts
Ball are rapidly taking shape, Gen
eral Chairman Jack Broome said
“Of course, some of the ‘shapes’
are rather strange,” he confided,
“but who cares?”
Mobile sculpture and murals will
comprise most of the decorations.
All will be in keeping with the
theme of the ball, “Departed
Paper on which the murals are
to be painted has been hung at
various stations throughout the
School of Architecture and Allied
Arts, and all students have been
invited to “make their mark.”
Houses to Pick
All living organizations are
urged by Chairman Tom Barry to
send representatives to the WSSF
auction Friday. Dick Neeley will
be auctioneer for the event, sched
uled for 4 p. m. in front of the Side.
Students will be able to see the
Kappa Alpha Thetas, Pi Beta
Phis, and Sigma Phi Epsilons go
to the highest bidders, with pay
ment to be rendered in service as
waiters. Harry has also sent out a
call for all groups that have mis
cellaneous items which they
would like to donate to the auc
tion, to call him at the Sig Ep
Curt Finch and his Pep Band
will provide music at the auction.
Skits will be presented by the
Thetas and the Pi Phis. All pro
ceeds will go to the World Stu
dent Service Fund.
To Hit Campus
The 1950 Oregana will probably
be out around May 20.
That’s the present estimate of
Editor Larry Davidson, who stated
Tuesday that all material will be
in the bindery before Apr. 20.
The book is all finished, edited,
and, at the. printers. •
Living organizations pages are
already printed up and are now at
the bindery; the cover and inset
pages are finished, Davidson said.
About half of the lithographic
Work has been completed..
Because of a printers’ strike in
Portland, distribution of last year's
Oregana was delayed until the
middle of August.
The annual Oregana Banquet,
honoring staff members and giving
them a sneak preview of the 1950
book, will be Held about three days
before distribution of the books.
Dorothy Orr, senior in business,
takes the honors for the most-pic
tured student in this year’s volume,
Davidson stated. Miss Orr hit the
picture pages 13 times.
Will Urban, basketball star, was
a close runner-up with 11 pictures.
Other oft-photographed students
are Mel Krause, Bob Lavey, and
Jim Stanley, with 9 pictures listed;
and Mildred Chetty, Joanne Fry
denlund, and Marguerite Johns,
each with 8 pictures.
Music from the WSSF German
Band will announce the World
Student Service Fund contest to
day, which offers as prizes the
services of four freshman classes.
Winners of the contest will be
judged on the average amount
given per capita to the WSSF
drive today, Don Hanel, contest
Delta Gamma, Alpha Chi Om
ega, Phi Kappa Psi, and Sigma
Alpha Epsilon will furnish the
freshmen, who will act as waiters
for the winners at Thursday night
dinner. Mealtime entertainment
will be an additional feature.
Winner to Choose
The two winners in the women’s
and men’s organizations, respect
fully, will decide among themselves
which house will act as their wait
ers or waitresses. Men’s groups will
go to women's houses, and vice
The 'German Band, directed by
J. MacNaughton Epley, will tour
the campus from 12 to 12:45, pass
ing each living organization.
House representatives will re
ceive contributions throughout the
day, reporting the amount received
to their captains between 6 and 7
p. m. Top houses will then be com
puted, considering both total mem
bership and contributions.
Four chairmen of WSSF com
mittees will be interviewed over
KQRE at 12 :45 today. They are Ed
Peterson, general co-chairman;
Ann Darby, collection; Ann Gil
lenwaters, posters; and Fred
Total receipts of the drive to
date have not been computed yet,
Miss Darby reported Tuesday
night. However, they will be re
The present drive, which con
tinues through Friday, is the only
campaign of the year officially
sponsored by the ASUO.
Last year $1,500 was raised at
Oregon through the WSSF drive
and Vodvil show.
Grand Opera Starts;
'Martha' Opens April 21
Grand opera will make its debut in the University’s spacious
new theater, when Frederich von Flotow’s popular tour act
comic opera “Martha” is presented Apr. 21, 22, 27, 28, and 29.
The fourth production of the Theater’s 1949-50 season, “Mar
tha” will be directed by Herman Gelhausen, professor of voice,
with Florence Vanderwicken, professor of voice, as associate di
rector. George Boltghton will direct the 20 to 22-piece orchestra
for the production. William E.
Schlosser, instructor in speech, is
Singing the title of Martha, or
Lady Harriet Durham, will be Joy
Grimsted and Dorothy Gangnath.
James Kays will sing the role of
Lionel. Nancy will be sung by
Shirley Anderson and Lucile Olson.
Other roles will be portrayed
by Walter Martin as Plunkett,
Robert Roberts as Sir Tristam,
Phillip Green as the Sheriff, and
James Wolters. Several roles are
yet to be cast.
“Martha,” also known as the
“Fair of Richmond,” was first pre
sented in Vienna on Nov. 25, 1847.
The best known work of von Flo
tow, “Martha" is in the standard
repertoire of most European opera
companies and has been presented
many times by the Metropolitan
Opera Co. of New York. Enrico
Caruso sang the leading tenor role
of "Lionel” at one time.
Von Flotow wrote some 30 other
pieces for the stage, including
opera, operettas and ballets, but
only two of his works have re
tained their popularity—“Martha"
and a lesser-known opera, “Stra
Several well known and popular
songs appear in “Martha,” includ
ing “The Last Rose of Summer,”
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'Melody Magic" Chosen
Junior Weekend Theme
Winning Theme for Annual May Pageant
Submitted by Sophomore Jack Bissinger
"Melody Magic" will be the theme of this year’s Junior Week
1 he w inning" theme, submitted by Jack Bissinger, junior in
art, was selected by junior class officers, Prom Chairman (ierry
Smith and Float Parade Chairman Will Urban and Jim Hersh
ner Tuesday night.
Bissinger’s entry won for him a free evening’s entertainment
Voting for Oregon’s “Miss
Fashion Plate’’ will begin next
Monday. Students may save the
ballots found in Revlon advertise
ments printed in both this and last
The contest, being held on sev
eral hundred United States camp
uses, is sponsored by Revlon prod
ucts. Revlon student representa
tives-on each campus are directing
the competitions. Anne Goodman,
junior in journalism, is Oregon’s
Students may vote at the Co-op
from 10 a. m. 'to 12 noon and from
1 to 5 p. m. next Monday through
Friday. To avoid ballot-box stuff
ing, students will be requested to
present their student body cards
Oregon’s 10 candidates were
selected last week by a committee
of Art Johnson, ASUO president;
Don Smith, Emerald editor; Dor
othy Orr, senior representative;
Larry Davidson, Oregana editor;
and Miss Goodman.
They used new Oregana pictures
as the basis for selection.
A full year’s supply of"RevIon
cosmetics will be awarded to the
winner on each campus. The na
tional \yinner, to be selected from
photographs by Revlon’s New York
office, will win, among other
things, an expense-free trip to
Book Display Cancelled
The new book display in the Uni
versity Library will be suspended
temporarily during building alter
ations. It will be resumed when
work is completed.
Has First Meeting
A get-acquainted meeting was
held by the Inter-dormitory coun
cil last night at the Side for the
benefit of the new hall presidents.
During the meeting the presiding
president, Vic Fryer, gave a report
from the ASUO Committee on
It was suggested by Fryer that
the election of new officers for next
year should be held the third meet
ing of spring term. This was to
give the new presidents an oppor
tunity to get acquainted with pros
pective office holders.
The next meeting of Inter-dorm
itory Council will be held Tuesday,
Apr. 11, 7:30 p. m.
including a dinner for himself and
his date and tickets to the Junior
Prom May 13.
Qualifications for entries in tile
float parade, scheduled for May 13,
will be listed in Thursday’s Emer
Theme for the Prom will be de
termined by the prom committee
soon, Smith said.
Activities for the entire weekend,
including the parade, prom, All
Campus Sing, and picnic, will be
worked around the “Melody Magic”
Bissinger suggested that the en- .
tire weekend could be a series of
song titles. "There would be little
disappointment because of duplica
tion on the float parade titles as
there was last year, for there would
be literally thousands of songs to
choose from,” he said.
A larg'e number of suggestions
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Faculty to Study
* Faculty members will decide to
day at 4 p. m. in 3 Fenton on the
time allowed in removing an in
complete grade and on the require
ments for receiving a bachelor’s
degree after earning the junior
The first motion would make it
necessary to remove an incomplete
by completing the course within
the next three terms at the Uni
versity. The amendment to this
motion states that after three
terms, exempting summer sessions,
the incomplete shall be changed
The second motion would repeal
the requirement that a minimum
of 45 hours must be earned after
receiving Junior Certificate and
before being granted a bachelor’s
Both motions will be presented
by C. F. Weigle, chairman of the
special committee for the Study
of Academic Regulations.
Shows in Chapman
"The Late George Apley,’’ star
ring Ronald Coleman, will be the
first presentation of the Spring
term schedule of Wednesday night
movies in room 207 Chapman Hall.
The film, which was released
three years ago, will be shown at
7 and 9 p. m. Only students will be
admitted to the production, and
they may be required to show their
student body cards upon request.
"The Late George Apley’’ is a
dramatization of the John Mar
quand novel, which was a best sell
er a few years ago. It is a comedy
of manners concerning a proper
Bostonian and his family.