m Daily EMERALD 46ITAT 2^ VOLUME LI UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, MONDAY’, APRIL 17, 1950 NUMBER 108 'Grace Hoffman Cops 'Fashion Plate' Title Grace Hoffman, senior in speech and drama, is Oregon's ‘‘Miss Fashion Plate.” She will receive a year's supply of Revlon cosmetics. The con test, new on the campus this year, was sponsored by Revlon products. Miss Hoffman will also be entered in a nation-wide contest tor Miss Fashion Plate of 1950,” as will winners of the contest on other college campuses throughout the country. The winner was elected by cam pus-wide vote of students held Monday through Friday of last week. Miss Hoffman has been active in many phases of work in the University drama department. She . was an assistant director of “Winterset,” and starred in "Thun der Rock.” She has been in charge of the theater box office and is a member * * * MISS “FASHION PLATE” OF 1950 • * * of the National Collegiate Players. Other achievements include being a finalist for Homecoming queen last fall, and being May Fete queen of Grant high school. Other candidates for the title Were Pat Boyle, Kathryn Carter, Mary Gribble, Helen Jackson, Maxine Krisch, Molly Muntzel, Julie Beth Perkins, Joyce Rathbun, and Karla Van Loan. The contest was conducted by members of the Revlon fashion board on campus, Beverly Nelson, Jo-Ann Priaulx, and Gwen Jones, and by Anne Goodman, Revlon campus representative. House Song Heads To Meet Today At 4 All house song leaders must attend a meeting this afternoon at 4 at the Pi Beta Phi house, in regard to the All-Campus Sing, Jean Erdman to Present Program of Dances at 8 JEAN ERDMAN, who will appear in a dance concert at 8 tonight in Gerlinger gymnasium with two of her company, is pictured above as Ophelia, one of the numbers she will present. * * * * A program of nine dances will be presented tonight at 8 in Gerlinger gymnasium by Miss Jean Erdman, called by the New York Times “an interesting and provocative young artist . . . keely alert to modern ex periments in the other arts.” The program of dances, to be performed by Miss Erdman and two of her dance compa^r, will in clude compositions by John Cage, Lou Harrison, Otto Janowitz, and Bernardo Segall. Lillian Chasnoff and Elizabeth Sherbon will per form with Miss Erdman, and David Tudor Will accompany at the piano. The program is sponsored by the School of Health arid Physical Edu cation. Admission price will be $1. Tickets are available at the women's PE office, or from mem Hazel Scott to Present 'Jazz-Classical' Recital r When Pianist Hazel bcott appears in McArthur Court Apr. 28, she'll have something for two kinds of audiences. Her recital at 8 p.m. in the Igloo will include the classics of Bach, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, plus a com position of her own entitled “Caribbean Fete.” On the lighter side, she'll play the popular works of Vincent Youmanns and “Fats” Waller and conclude her program with a boogie-woogie suite of her own called, “A tale of Four Cities.” Miss Scott’s “racial discrimi nation” suit is scheduled on the Federal Court docket in Spo kane today. She and her hus band, Congressman Adam Powell of New York, brought a 550,000 suit against former Pasco, Wash., restaurant operators, charg ing they refused her service be cause she is a Negro. Tickets on Sale Her attorney said that because of concert conflicts she will not ap pear in trial. Her sworn written tes timony will be read into the record. She is currently making personal appearances in principal cities throughout the nation. Tickets for her Eugene recital are on sale at the new Student Un ion office, in the Erb Memorial Union. They may also be purchased downtown at the Appliance Cen ter, 70 10th Ave. W. University of Oregon students are admitted for 80 cents. General admission is $1.20 and reserve seats sell for $1.80. * * * HAZEL SCOTT bers of Junior and Senior Orchesis, dance honoraries. Honolulu-born Jean Erd man formed her own company in 1943, starting with three girls and grad ually expending to include nine dancers. Miss Erdman continued to appear as guest soloist with Martha Fraham's dance company after she left that group to form her own company. Unusual Combinations Her dances are noted for the un usual instrumental combinations which accompany them. The Peri lous Chapel, one of her most recent dances, is accompanied by harp, cello, flute, and drum; another is accompanied only by an off-stage flute. The Perilous Chapel was called one of the three best new works to appear on the New York stage during the 1948-49 season by Dance magazine. The full program will include Dawn Song, Changing Moment, Creature on a Journey, Passage, and The Transformations of Me dusa before intermission, and Daughters of the Lonesome Isle, Ophelia, People and Ghosts, and En Pelerinage following intermission. Picnic Pairings Set for Today Living organizations will be paired sometime today for Satur day’s Frosh Picnic, Co-chairmen Rod Bell and Delores Parrish an nounced Sunday. Swimmer’s Delight on the Wil lamette River has been selected as the site for the outing. The pic nic this year replaces the annual Frosh Glee, ousted for financial reasons. In a meeting Friday, committee heads talked over proposed plans brought forth by Co-chairman Bell. Suggestions concerning food, transportation, and pairings were offered. Men’s houses and halls will prob ably furnish the transportation and women’s organizations will pro vide the food, the co-chairmen stated. The following committee heads will meet this afternoon at 4 at the (Please turn to page 8) 689 Visit Campus For Duck Preview; Guests 'Packed In' An attendance that shrank at the last minute made Duck Pre view weekend smaller than expected. More than 1,000 had seemed a likely figure Thursday even ing; final figures showed that but 689 high school seniors went through registration; and a “census” is expected to reveal that Gordon Sabine Becomes Dean Of Journalism Dr. Gordon A. Sabine will be the new dean of the School of Journal ism. The appointment was announced Sunday by President H. K. New burn. Dr. Sabine, who was also named associate professor of jour nalism, replaces Dean Clifford F. Weigle, who has resigned to become associate director of the Institute for Journalistic Studies at Stanford. Dr. Sabine had been scheduled to go to the University of Wisconsin to assume a position in the jour nalism school there, but a release from that commitment was ef*' fected. Takes Over May 1 He will take over as associate dean May 1 and assume the full deanship July 1. Dr. Sabine served on the jour nalism faculties ot the Universities of Wisconsin, Kansas, and Minne sota before coming to Oregon in the fall of 1948. He received the baccalaureate and master’s de grees in journalism from the Uni versity of Wisconsin, and the doc torate in political science from the University of Minnesota in 1949. Postions Numerous The new dean's actual newswrit ing experience includes reporting for the Lynchburg, Va., News and Advance and the Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, where he held a number of staff positions. He has been a correspondent for the Chris tian Science Monitor, the Milwau kee Journal, and the Chicago Sun, and has done free-lance writing for other papers. Edited Magazine He edited the magazine Wiscon sin Wildlife for a year, and has written free-lance and assigned articles for the Saturday Evening Skull and Dagger Petititions Due Soon Petitions for membership in Skull and Dagger, sophomore men’s service honorary, are due Apr. 25 to Vernon Beard, Delta Tau Delta, or Herb Lombard, Phi Delta Theta. Freshman who will have com pleted at least 36 hours by the end of spring term are eligible to peti tion. Minimum scholastic require ments are a 2. cumulative and last term GPA. Members will be chosen on the basis of activities and scholarship, reports Beard, president of the or ganization. New members will be tapped at the Junior Prom, May 13. about oUU actually attended the "preview" weekend, Apr. 14-16. General chairmen were Marie Lombard and Steve Church. Of those who officially regis tered, 419 were girls and 270 boys, according to the figures of regis tration Co-chairmen Shirley Hil lard and Cece Daniels. Fully Attended Nearly all the scheduled events of tlie weekend were fully attend ed. Everyone was “packed in,” and none turned away, according . to Steve Church. The Saturday morning assembly filled the new University Theater to somewhat over seating capacity; the picnic luncheon was forced in doors at Gerlinger by the weather, where again the building was filled; and the Saturday night dance in Gerlinger Annex was also a capac ity affair. Other events attended by the vis iting seniors included the All Campus Vodvil Friday night, tours of the Student Union building anu Carson Hall a baseball game Sat urday afternoon which Oregon dropped to WSC 5-4, in the tenth inning, the Amphibian water show which crowded the Men’s Pool to capacity, and exchange dinners be tween the living organizations Sun day. 'Magic Melody' Deadline Friday Friday is the deadline for sub mitting lyrics for a Junior Week end theme song, to be titled “Magic Melody,” in keeping with this year's theme of “Melody Magic.” Entries may be placed in a marked box in the Co-op or given to John Epley at the Phi Kappa Psi house by 5 p.m. Friday. Win ning entry will be announced in the Emerald of Apr. 24, and this will mark the opening of the second half of the contest, to write music for the words. Maximum Length Rules for the contest were printed in the Apr. 11 Emerald. Briefly, they state that maximum length is 32 lines or less, any Uni versity student may submit all the entries he pleases; name and ad dress must be included, and the contestant gives permission to print and perform the lyric in conjunc tion with junior Weekend, May 12 14. Judging bases are (1) consist ency of pattern and adaptability to music and (2) clever, original use of ideas in relation to title and to the lyric idea. Prizes will be presented to win ners in both lyric and music divis ions at the All-Campus Sing May 12. The winning combination. "Magic Melody’’ will be recorded and used in state-wide radio publi city preceding the weekend.