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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 26, 1950)
Weather . . .
Mostly cloudy, with scattered
showers; clearing in evening. High
today, 50. Low tonight, 39.
Inside Today. . . I
Art Party.Page 7 Col.
Inquiring Reporter..Page 7 Col. 2
Pi Kap Candidates..Page 8 Col. 2
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 36, 1950
To Begin Monday
Homecoming- traditions will go into effect Monday, Tom
.Wrightson, traditions chairman, announced Wednesday.
Traditions will be enforced by Order of the “O” men who will
sport emblems during Homecoming week.
Penalties for violation of tra
ditions will consist of hacks for
the men and dunking for wo
men. Violators whose names
are placed in the Emerald will
appear at noon for their penal
ties. Hacks will be given in
fr^rit of Johnson Hall and
dunking will be in the pool next
to Fenton Hall.
For men who do not appear
double penalties will be given.
Women will be sought out at their
respective living organizations.
The following traditions will go
into effect for all University stu
dents Monday: No smoking on the
old campus; do not walk on seal
in front of Student Union; do not
walk on campus lawns: do not fail
to say “hello” on “Hello Walk”,
the walk stretching from Fenton
to Villard; only seniors may sit
on the senior bench, located be
tween SusfPn Campbell Hall and
Class traditions will also be in
order this year, Wrightson stated.
Frosh men will wear khaki pants
and Oregon rooter lids. Frosh girls
are required to wear green rib
bons. Sophomore men will be sub
ject to penalties if caught wear
ing' cords. Khakis and Levi’s are
There will be no excuse for ig
norance of traditions, Wrightson
stated. The Emerald will re-print
a list for the benefit of students
both Friday and Monday.
Oregana picture schedule:
Thursday: Phi Gamma Delta,
Phi Kappa Psi
Friday: Sederstrom Hall, Sig
At Press Meet
In SU Today
The second in a series of “Meet
the Press” interviews, sponsored
by the journalism school, will be
held at 4 p.m. today in the Stu
dent Union with Bob Thomas,
KEX news editor answering ques
Both journalism and non-journ
alism students may attend.
The increasing important of ra
dio news is shown by a survey re
cently conducted by C. E. Hooper
for NBC to study the effect of the
Korean war on listening.
Results show listening is up 64
per cent for early evening news
programs over a year ago. All ra
dio listening was up 24 per cent.
Thomas is director of news and
special events at KEX. He has been
with the station since 1941.
He will speak briefly on “Inside
Radio News” after which he will
answer questions by students.
Voting for Hostess
To Conclude Today
Today is the last day for vot
ing for Homecoming Hostess.
The Co-op voting booths will be
open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today.
The six candidates for the Home
coming hostess are Jessie Bennett,
Lee De Jarnette, Helen Jackson,
Joyce Sommerlade, Martha Staple
ton, and Carol Udy.
Friday is D-day—dessert day,
Social chairmen of men’s liv
ing organizations are reminded
by Dana Lindr- campus social
chairman, to turn in their first
six choices for the dessert re
schedule to Mrs. Margaret Kopp
in the Office of Women’s Af
fairs by Friday.
Social chairmen of women’s
living organizations should sub
mit lists of available dates to
Mrs. Kopp by Friday.
With this step completed, the
reschedule will be complete ex
cept for the announcement of
what houses will exchange and
Elections for freshman class of
ficers will be held Monday. An
assembly to introduce candidates
for the offices will be held at 7:30
p.m. Sunday in the Student Union
Filing deadline for petitioners
for the offices was 5 p.m. Wed
nesday. Candidates will be nam
ed in Friday’s Emerald.
Under a new plan adopted by
the Executive Council, this term’s
candidates will express their pre
ference for office, and will be vot
ed on according to that pfefer
ence. Under the original system,
all candidates were voted on for
number one position with the of
fices going to the highest four
Electioneering for candidates is
restricted to handbills placed on
dormitory bulletin boards and off
This year an open petitioning
method was utilized for frosh nom
inations, with any freshman with
a 5 psych decile who could enlist
50 petition signers eligible to run.
In previous years, campus poli
tical parties have each endorsed
two candidates for class offices.
Joyce Sommerlade Plays Lead Role
Of Billie in UO Theater Production
By Don Smith
Anybody got a negligee that
“does all the right things?”
Joyce Sommerlade, who will
play the lead role of Billie Dawn
in “Born Yesterday” when it opens
Friday night at the University
Theater, needs a negligee that fits
the character she plays.
Last year the pretty Delta
Gamma portrayed Kate Kenion in
“The Girl I Left Behind Me,” an
innocent girl who is just the op
posite of Billie of “Born Yester
Billie, in the vernacular of the
streets, is a “broad.”
“It’s the kind of role every hope
ful actress wants to play,” Miss
Sommerlade remarked, “but after
you get the role, you don’t know
just exactly how to play it.”
Does Fine Job
While Miss Sommerlade may be
worried about her performance,
those who have been watching re
h$fcrsals point out that she's do
ing pretty fine as the dumb blonde
who turns out to be not so dumb.
“Everyone knows Joyce as a
lovely, sweet girl,” one of the oth
er cast members remarked, “and
in this play she plays Billie, who
is just about the exact opposite
of Joyce.” Billie is hard, practical,
The part appeals to Miss Som
merlade because it is “colorful,
fast, and full of wonderful lines.”
Really, there’s not much you can
compare Billie to—she’s just Billie.
An ex-chorus girl with two mink
coats, Billie has five costume
changes during the three-act
Wears Many Clothes
“As Billie, I wear a dressy dress,
lounging pajamas, the negligee,
and two suits,” Miss Sommerlade
explained, “and I’m having dif
ficulty getting costumes that will
The attractive sophomore has
been interested in dramatics for
some years, and was active in her
high school drama group. “Born
Yesterday” is her second stage pro
duction at Oregon—and her sec
ond leading role.
But it's the theater that inter
ests her—and she’s not only been
on stage but has helped out in the
box office and coat check room
when she wasn't appearing in a
For Friday's Rally
Pairings for Friday’s car rally were selected Wednesday, Jim
Fenimore, rally board chairman, announced.
In accordance with a new plan, the board tried to have the hill
top houses paired with those further down on the campus and the
millrace houses paired with those on the hilltop.
To Arrive Friday
Students from every part of
the state will begin arriving on
campus Friday and Saturday for
the 24th annual Oregon High
School Press Conference.
Welcoming them will be the
faculty of the School of Journal
ism, members of Sigma Delta Chi,
and Theta Sigma Phi, journalism
honoraries, and freshmen students
who won journalism awards in
The one-day conference opens
at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Stu
dent Union with formal greetings
from Marge Scandling, president
of Theta Sigma Phi, and Tom
King, president of Sigma Delta
Chi. Dean Gordon A. Sabine of the
School of Journalism will welcome
the state-wide gathering as direct
or of the Oregon Scholastic Press,
sponsors of the event.
To guide the high school journ
alists about campus, seven fresh
men—winners of the Eric W. Al
len or George S. Turnbull awards
—will visit their hometown dele
gations and arrange for campus
tours. These same students, who
will be recognized for journalism
achievement at the Saturday
luncheon, are as follows:
Kathleen Fraser, Virginia Dail
ey, J.udy McLoughlin, Albert Karr,
Marilyn Patterson, Margie Elliott,
and Pat Tindall.
WAA Co-rec Night
Slated for Friday
Co-rec night, the all-campus
sports night, will be 7:30-10:30
p.m., Friday in Gerlinger, Bonnie
Gienger, WAA president, announc
Badminton, volleyball, swim
ming and square dancing will be
some of the many sports avail
This is the second of three Co
rec nights sponsored this term by
the Women's Athletic Association.
It is a no-date affair.
On Sale Today
Remaining tickets for the Ore
gon-Oregon State football game
in Portland Nov. 25 will go on sale,
first come first served, at 10 a.m
About 160 tickets will be up foi
general distribution, according tc
Barry Mountain, ASUO president
Members of the executive coun
cil and the rally board who hav<
not yet procured tickets for th(
OSC game are requested to turr
in their names to Howard Lemons
athletic business manager, befon
110 this morning.
The 1950 Homecoming Host
ess will be introduced for the,
first time at the rally by Tom
Barry, Homecoming co-chair
The rally will begin about
3:30 p.m. All women in living
organizations should be ready
for the cars to come around to
pick them up. The rally, head
ed by a sound truck, will wind
through the campus and then
out to the airport to see the
Following is the list of pairings
of living organizations for Fri
Alpha Chi Omega, Sigma Hall,
Beta Theta Pi; Alpha Delta Pi,
Phi Kappa Psi, Sederstrom; Alpha
Gamma Delta, Delta Upsilon; Al
pha Omicron Pi, Phi Gamma Del
ta; Alpha Phi, Delta Tau Delta,
Zeta Hall; Alpha Xi Delta, Lam
bda Chi Alpha, Stitzer Hall; Ann
Judson House, Pi Kappa Phi.
Carson 2, Phi Kappa Sigma;
Carson 3, Sherry Ross; Carson 4,
Minturn Hall; Carson 5, Kappa
Sigma; Delta Delta Delta, Pi Kap
pa Alpha; Chi Omega, Chi Psi,
Yeomen; Delta Gamma, Alpha Tau
Omega, Omega Hall; Delta Zeta,
Phi Sigma Kappa.
Gamma Phi Beta, Sigma Alpha
Epsilon, Orides; Hendricks Halt.
Phi Delta Theta, Nestor; High
land House, Hunter Hall; Kappa
Alpha Theta, Sigma Phi Epsilon,
Merrick Hall; Kappa Kappa Gam
ma, Sigma Alpha Mu, McChesney
Pi Beta Phi, Sigma Chi; Rebec
House, Cherncy Hall; Sigma Kap
pa, Sigma Nu, French Hall; Su
san Campbell, Tau Kappa Epsilon,
Gamma Hall; University House,
Campbell Club; Zeta Tau Alpha,
Theta Chi, Alpha Hall.
Now that the hierarchy is com
plete, the Community Chest Ap
peal is well underway. Collections
will start today.
Georgie Oberteuffer, junior in
liberal arts, was appointed by
Tom King Wednesday to arrange
for representatives in living organ
izations. King is assisting general
student chairman Barry Mountain.
"Booths may be set up in the Co
op and the Student Union to ac
cept contributions from any per
sons who are not personnally con
tacted," King said.
“Everyone should keep in mind
the many worthy organizations
that receive aid from the chest.
The YMCA and the YWCA, which
are well represented on the cam
pus, are only two that directly
benefit the students. Others in that
category are the revived U. S. O.
or Associated Services for the
Armed Forces and the American
Cancer Society,” he explained.