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Petitions for chairmanships
due today. See story in column 4.
Mostly cloudy with occasional
rain today and Thursday. Slighting
warmer today. Expected high, 60<
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1950
Dormitory and pledging rules
were set down by a joint committee
of the Women’s Dormitory Govern
ing Board and Panhellenic at a
meeting Tuesday night.
Beginning Oct. 9, pledges will not
be allowed to go to desserts at sor
orities. They may go to their
houses for desserts tonight. Pledges
will remain at their dormitories for
the Bunion Derby.
Formal pledging will be on week
ends, or times not interfering with
study hours, the group decided.
^However, this will not affect dates
already announced to pledges. The
ruling will go into effect Oct. 8.
No Coke Dates
Freshman women will not be al
lowed coke dates Sunday through
Thursday nights. They will always
be in the dormitories for study
hours unless special permission is
granted. Permission will be given
for recognized cultural events.
Pledges may go to their houses
for dinner every first and third
Monday. They must stay there un
til 10 p. m. so their return will not
disturb study hours. Pledges may
go to their houses for lunches and
dinners, if they don’t miss a dormi
tory meeting or study hours.
Dormitory meetings will be held
every second and fourth Monday.
One Weekend At Houses
Pledges may spend one weekend
per term at their houses. All fresh
man women are allowed three
weekends off campus. If the pled
ges wish to substitute one, or all,
of their off-campus permissions to
stay at their sororities they may do
During Homecoming activities,
all freshmen will work for their
dormitory. Pledges may partici
pate in Junior Weekend for their
houses, with the exception of the
Attend House Dances
House dance work will be done
by active sorority members, but
pledges may attend. If dormitory
and house dances conflict, pledges
are allowed to make their choice,
Mr attend both.
Founder’s Day banquets at the
houses must end by 7:30 p. m.
Pledges may enter intramural
sports with their sororities.
Five On Board
The Women’s Dormitory Govern
ing Board is composed of the three
dormitory presidents, one councilor
and one housemother.
The council will meet again at 6
p. m. Oct. 10.
Conflict on Dates
Due to the date conflict with
the Bunion Derby Friday night,
the “campus night’’ dance at
Willamette Park has been can
celed by Tom Barry, student man
ager of the park.
The first of the “campus nights”
series will be Oct. 20 if conditions
"Students should give full co
operation and attention to make
the Bunion Derby a complete suc
cess,” Barry said. “We feel that
any student activity such as this
For 1951 Oregano
Photography for the 1951
Oregana continues today at
Kennell-Ellis studios down
Wednesday—A1 p h a Tau
Thursday—Beta Theta Pi
Four new movies will inaugu
rate the beginning of the regular
Wednesday night program spon
sored by the Student Union board
in room 207, Chapman hall. Two
showings will be held at 7 and 9
The movies to be shown tonight
will be “Russia Strikes Back”,
actual scenes of World War II’s
greatest offensive and the Rus
sian move into Stalingrad; “The
Stillwell Road”, the story of the
UN bitter campaign in Southwest
Asia; “Victory Over Germany”,
Eisenhower’s final offensive and
the surrender of German army;
and “Divide and Conquer”, rapid
advance of fifth column move
ments and strategy of Nazi prop
This program is open to stu
dents, faculty and townspeople.
Sees New Prexy
Glen Holden resigned as presi
dent of the Interfraternity Coun
cil in a meeting of the IFC Tues
Bill Harber, vice-president of the
organization, automatically took
over as the new president. Neither
was available for comment.
In addition to the changing of
officers, members also discussed
pledging and initiation policies,
and the rushing of boarders in the
Pledging for boarders and others
eligible for pledging this fall will
begin today instead of Monday, ac
cording to a decision reached at the
Rally Board to Interview
Song Queen Candidates
Song queen candidates will be
interviewed Thursday by the
rally board between 3-5 and 6:30
10 p. m., place to be announced.
Jim Fenimore, rally board
chairman, encouraged all women
interested to show up for the try
outs. He stated that although ex
perience may prove helpful, the
five queens will be selected strict
ly upon the basis of the ability
and promise that they display.
There are no class restrictions
and no petitions are required. Can
didates are encouraged to come
to the interviews as early in the
Co-chairman and members of
rally board committees were an
nounced Tuesday evening by Jim
Fenimore, general rally board
chairman. Fenimore explained that
each co-chairman will share his re
sponsibilities with one member of
the general rally board.
Chairmen and members-at-large
are the following: welcome, Joan
Cartozian, chairman, and Milt
Hagen, Ann Irwin, and Bill Hail;
decoration, Georgie Oberteuffer,
chairman, and Gretchen Grefe,
Joyce Rathbun, and Delbert R.
Lee; traffic clearance, Dick Davis,
chairman, and Dave Hamilton.
Entertainment, Jack Faust,
chairman, and Doug Graham and
Jean Lewis; promotion and publi
city, Tom Barry, chairman, and
Norma Hultgren; card stunt and
white shirt section, Bob Bittian,
chairman, and Don Zavin, Sally
Ericksen, and Larry Semler; sec
retarial, Pat Rice, chairman, and
Joyce Winn and Ann SUidler.
On SU Committees
Interviews are being conduct
ed this week for students who
petitioned for the six standing
committees of the student Union
The cultural and ballroom com
mittees will be interviewed Wed
nesday night and the publicity
committee Thursday night. Stu
dents who did not receive a notice
concerning interviews should noti
fy Miss Olga Yevtich, program
director, Student Union.
It's for You' YW Slogan
“It’s for You!” is the byword
of the University YWCA, which
moves into the third day of its
1950 membership drive with soli
citations in women’s living organ
The drive, which began Mon
day, is designed to make women
aware of the “Y” and its possibili
ties, according to Beverly Buck
ley Robathan, YWCA president.
YWCA junior advisors and
members of sophomore and sen
ior cabinets are visiting all wom
en’s living groups this week ex
plaining opportunities for fresh
men and transfers in the YW.
New students will be welcomed
into the organization at informal
open houses 3 to 5 p. m. today
and Thursday at YWCA head
quarters, Gerlinger. Women who
have not been notified by Duck
ling counselors are urged to at
tend and get acquainted with the
"Y", Lois Greenwood, executive
director of the YW, said.
The traditional membership
drive this year marks the begin
ning of the 56th year of the YWCA
on the campus. The organization
began with fewer than 20 mem
bers in 1894, and gained steadily
in membership, aided by Louella
Clay Carson, then dean of women.
Membership chairman of the
YWCA is Carolyn Silva, who is
conducting the drive. Lois Ann
Smith is drive chairmen in wom
en's residence halls.
afternoon and evening as possible.
Jim Crismon, who is to conduct
the tryouts, stated that band
music will be available and that
the girls will be asked to march
and clap to the rhythm. The
board will interview each girl
concerning her ideas and experi
ence. The only vocal requirement
is an average voice.
The song queen squad that will
be selected from these candidates
will be the first of its type at
Oregon. In the past there has
been but one rally squad compos
ed of men and women who led both
the yells and songs. This year the
yell squad is strictly male, leav
ing the song leading to the femin
ine five. Oregon is one of the last
of the larger coast schools to
adopt the male yell squad setup.
Greater endurance is one of the
greater advantages of the male
Top Red Cross
Petitions for top positions in
the campus Red Cross cabinet
j have been called for, with the
I deadline set at noon Saturday.
Applications may be turned in
to Donna Mary Brennan at the
Kappa Alpha Theta house.
Positions open are vice-presi
dent, who is in charge of telephon
ing; publicity chairman; treasurer,
who will probably chairman the
campus- Red Cross drive; and
chairmen and committee work
ers for Roseburg veterans’ hospi
tal programs and the campus dis
Men are particularly needed by
the group, officers stated.
Petitions for chairmanships of
Homecoming and its various com
mittees arc due at 5 p. m. today in
the ASUO office.
Petitioners for the general
chairmanship will be interviewed
by the ASUO Executive Council
in a special meeting at 6:30 p. m.
in the Student Union board room.
Students may petition for gener
al chairmanship or for the chair
manship of eight committees: pro
motion, publicity, alumni welcom
ing, dance, noise parade, sign
contest, finance (including button
sales), and general secretary.
OSC 1 a. m. Hours
Checked by Hawk
Ray Hawk, director of men's
affairs, was in Corvallis Monday
checking and gathering informa
tion on OSC’s 1 a. m. weekend
He had no comments to make
Tuesday on what he learned.
However, he said the student
affairs committee would meet
sometime this week to discuss the
matter. No date has been set for
The Executive Council will meet
Monday to determine what will b«
done about vacancies created
when former presidents of tho,
sophomore and junior classes were
Records disclosed earlier thla
week that Joe Kiaser and Vernon
Beard, the ousted officers, were
scholastically not eligible to hold
any elective or appointive position
this term. According to the regist
rar’s office, neither made the nec
essary 2. GPA spring term.
This automatically moved tho
vice-presidents into the two top
positions in conformity with the
ASUO constitution. Helen Jackson
took over as sophomore class presi
dent in place of Kiaser, and Beard’s
office was filled by Willy Dodds.
Barry Mountain, ASUO presi
dent, confirmed the move by tele
phone to the Emerald Tuesday.
He said that the Executive Coun
cil would decide in its Monday
meeting whether or not the two
classes would elect new vice-pre
sidents. If the Council does not re
commend another election, Moun
tain said, the issue would be de
cided by the class officers.
Gets Play Lead
Joyce Sommerlade and Faber
DeChainc will play the lead roles
in “Bom Yesterday,” first regular
production of the University Thea
ter 1950-51 season.
Miss Sommerlade was cast in the
coveted role of Billie Dawn after
over a week's casting rehearsals.
DeChaine plays Harry Brock. Tho
roles were performed on Broadway
by Julie Holliday and Paul Doug
Others in prominent roles include
Jim Blue as Paul Verrall, Gordon
Howard as Ed Devery, Carl Harsh
barger as Senator Hedges, Virgin
ia Howard as Mrs. Hedges, and
Ken Olsen as Eddie Brock.
Bunion Derby Set
For 7:15 Friday
The starting gun for the Bunion
Derby will go off at 7:15 p. m.
sharp Friday, and from then on it’a
Each men’s living organization
will travel in a group from house
to house according to the schedule
until they have visited all the
women’s dorms and houses; then in
dividual members may go back to
*my house or girl that strikes their
Five cents from each man will
buy fifteen minute’s time at one
house. The proceeds will go to the
sponsoring Associated Women Stu
The Delta Delta Delta house,
which has been closed for remodel
ing, will be opened especially for
All participants are asked to
carefully note the schedule which
will appear in Thursday’s Emerald.