Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, October 24, 1950, Image 1

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Second Homecoming1 Hostess candidates to be interviewed by the
Oregon Daily Emerald are Jessie Bennett, left, and Martha Stapleton.
Misses Bennett and Stapleton are two of six finalists selected Wed
nesday night. Pictures and interview’s on the remaining two candi
ttes will appear in Wednesday’s Emerald. Interviews are on page
(Photo by George Lamont.)
Kick-off Breakfast
Launches Drive
The Lane County Community Chest drive was officially un
derway today with a kick-off breakfast held at the Eugene Hotel.
Heading the student division of the appeal is ASUO President
Barry Mountain. He appointed as his lieutenants at Monday
night's Executive Council meeting Tom King, associate editor
of the Emerald, and Barbara Stevenson, president of AWS.
Although the Tarie County Community Chest appeal has in
creased 19 per cent, the Univer
sity of Oregon’s quota will be
$4,000, the same as last year’s
However, students will be ask
ed to contribute more this year
because decreasing enrollments will
require larger individual donations
if the quota is to be attained.
Cornish Chairman
N. H. Cornish, professor of busi
ness administration, is the chair
man of the Universities participa
tion in the drive. He has divided
the faculty into three groups, Cap
tains R. T. Ellickson, head of the
physics department, Paul E. Kam
bly, professor of education, and
Col. F. R. Maerdian, head of the
military and air science depart
ment, are in charge of the faculty
E. W. Martin, assistant busi
ness manager, will captain the ad
rrynistrative department.
All members of the University
Community Chest Committee are
asked to meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday
in the Guild Theater, Johnson Hall,
to receive their assignments and
working materials. A representa
tive of the county-wide appeal
will discuss the important phases
of this year’s drive.
Appeal Through Nov. 8
The appeal, which will be held
through Nov. 8, will have a re
presentative in every living organ
ization according to Barry Moun
tain, who is chairman of the stu
dent division.
Mountain said that the bene
fits of the chest are not as far
removed from student life as many
might imagine.
“This,” he said, “is exemplified
by the recent death of Ernest Hay
cox, prominent Oregon alumnus
and key figure in obtaining funds
which made the Student Union
Haycox died of cancer. The
American Cancer Society is just
one of the agencies that is re
ceiving increased appropriations
the chest.
“With this thought in mind we
should all give generously,” said
Ticket Sale
To Winners
Ends Today
Ticket sales to drawing winners
for the Oregon-Oregon State game
in Portland, Nov. 25, have been
extended until 5 p.m. today to give
a last chance to the students
whose names were selected in the
ticket drawing.
“Reserved seat tickets that are
not purchased today by students
on the eligibility list will go on
sale Thursday and members of the
ASUO Executive Council and
Rally Board will be given first
preference for the remaining tick
ets,” Barry Mountain, ASUO pre
sident, reported Monday night.
Sales will continue from 8:30
a.m. to noon, and from 1 to 5
p.m. in the athletic ticket office
in McArthur Court. The ticket
price is $2.50.
Picture Schedule
Oregana picture schedule:
Tuesday: Nestor Hall, Sigma
Alpha Mu
Wednesday: Omega Hall, Phi
Delta Theta
Homecoming Hostess Voting
To Start Wednesday at 9 am
Voting for Homecoming Hostess
will not be held today as was pre
viously scheduled. Voting will
start Wednesday at 9 a.m.
Jeanne Hoffman, hostess selec
tion chairman, announced that this
change will enable students to see
all the Hostess candidates pic
tures in the Emerald before vot
ing would begin.
The original voting schedule
was set early so that the winner
could be announced at a send off
rally before the Southern Califor
nia football game. The rally will
be Friday instead of Thursday.
By voting a day later time will
still be left to count the ballots
and announce the winner at this
Probation Women
Called to Meeting
All women probationers will
meet at 4 p.m. today in the Stu
dent Union. Mrs. Golda P. Wick
ham, director of women’s affairs,
has asked that scholarship chair
men from women’s living organi
zations be present.
Included in the group who are
to meet with Mrs. Wickham are
all women who did not make their
grades spring term, those whose
cumulative GPA is below a 2.00
and all those who have specified
or “pegged” grades.
Social Heads to Meet
To Discuss Desserts
All social chairmen from cam
pus living organizations are ask
ed to be present and to bring their
dessert schedules to the dessert re
scheduling meeting at 4 p.m. to
day in the Student Union.
This re-scheduling of desserts is
in line with the new ASUO policy.
Dana Lind, campus social-stand
ards chairman, will be in charge of
the meeting.
Phi Theta and Skull and Dag
ger will handle the voting booths.
Students must present student
body cards to vote. Voting will be
Wednesday and Thursday. The
hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Candidates are Jessie Bennett,
Lee DeJarnette, Helen Jackson,
Joyce Sonimerlade, Martha Staple
ton, and Carol Udy.
Executive Council Acts
On Freshman Elections,
Court, Dessert Schedule
freshman election machinery got a thorough overhaul at the
ASUO Executive Council meeting Monday night in the Student
Also receiving council action were the following:
1. Appointment of Student Court members and increasing its
2. A committee to investigate the Inter-Fraternity Council’s
report of the problems of deferred living.
3. The revised dessert procedure.
In revising the freshman election procedure, the council went
on record as approving the use of ballots separating candidates
into two groups. Those who wish to run for president or vice
president, and those who wish to run for secretary or treasurer.
This move was taken to prevent the possibility of a person who
wished to be secretary from being elected president which could
have happened under, the former procedure since all candidates
Call Made
On Contracts
For Oregano
Although the contract deadline
is past, several men’s living
groups, campus clubs and honor
aries have not turned in contracts
for Oregana space.
Bob Schooling, Oregana busi
ness manager, stated Monday that
these groups would have to turn
in contracts immediately if they
wish space in the 1950 book.
Space which has been allotted
for groups which had pages or
half-pages last year will be sold
to new organizations desiring
space unless contracts are return
ed, Schooling explained.
Reason for the early contract
deadline is that work on this sec
tion begins immediately, he said.
Opera Star to Sing
Tonight in Mac Court
Giuseppe di Stefano, Italian tenor from the Metropolitan Op
era, sings at 8 tonight at McArthur Court for the Civic Music
Students are to present student body cards, not athletic cards,
for admittance.
The handsdme young singer will present two numbers in
Italian, "Conime raggio di Sol” by Antonio Caldara, and “Nel
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anni Paisiello; “Largo” from
George Frederic Handel’s opera
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Guiseppe di Stefano
“Xerxes”; two in French, the Aria,
“Vainement, ma bien ainee,” from
“Le Roi D’Ys” by Eduard Lalo,
and "Croquis d’Orient” by Georges
Hue; “Absence” by Hector Berlioz;
and “Oh! Souverain,” from “Le
Cid” by Jules Massenet.
After intermission the opera
star will sing three of his native
Sicilian songs, “A Barcillunisa,”
“Cantu a Timuni” and “Abbal
late”; Anton Dvorak's “Songs My
Mother Taught Me,” Rimsky-Kor
sakov’s “Song of India,” from
“Sadko”; Sergei Rachmaninoff's
"In the Silence of the Night;”
and the aria, “Testa Adorato (La
Boheme)” by Leoncavallo.
Missed Priesthood
Di Stefano barely missed priest
hood, the vocation selected for him
by his parents, because of a fate
ful visit home when he happened
to see a very beautiful girl. This
stopped his interest in study. How
ever, the story does not go on to
the traditional ending, because he
married an American girl two
years ago.
After a varied course of work,
including hawking newspapers,
working in a factory, and becom
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were in an enect running for presi
The preferential ballot still will
be used. Candidates will be asked
to state their preference for office
at the freshman nominating assem
bly Sunday.
The council approved the use of
“flying speeches” until Friday by
freshman candidates in order that
they may be better introduced to
the freshman class. Candidates
must schedule their speeches with,
individual house mothers before
they speak.
Also decided was that there,
would be no restrictions on the
signing of freshman petitions. Du
plicated signatures will not be de
clared void as previously announc
Appointed to the Student Court
were Henry F. Adams, junior in.
business, Patrick D. Dignan, soph
omore in pre-law, and Eugene A.
Lehman, senior in business.
Although the council went on.
record as approving the expansion
of the court to five persons, it post
poned the appointment of two mem
bers until absent petitioners could
be heard. It was the opinion of the
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'Freedom Bell'
To Peal Today
On UN Birthday
Today is United Nations Day
and the fifth anniversary of the
United Nations.
In addition to the elaborate
ceremonies at U. N. headquarters,
Tuesday will climax the Crusade
for Freedom with the dedication
and ringing of the “World Free
dom Bell” in the city hall of West
Tones of the bell will be broad
cast over all of the major radio
networks pealing for “peace
throughout the world through the
United Nations.”
The bell, which is a replica of
the American Liberty Bell, will
be dedicated by Gen. Lucius D.
Clay, former United States mili
tary governor of Germany ancj
chairman of the crusade commit
Bells throughout the world will
ring simultaneously with the
“Freedom Bell” for five minuteo.
At 9:30 a.m. the University of
Oregon victory bell will be rung
in front of Phi Delta Theta.
Following this event, the many
scrolls bearing the signatures of
millions of freedom loving people
will be enshrined in West Berlin.