Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, October 31, 1950, Image 1

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IFC Hits Rushing Violations
(See Col. 2, Page 1)
Carothers Wins Frosh Vote
18 Frosh Disciplined;
Eight Fraternities Fined
Wednesday Set
As UO Campus
Red Feather Day
Wednesday will be celebrated
as campus Community Chest Day,
according to Lillian Schott, head
of the campus bpoths.
Miss Schott asked that every
one attempt to contribute to the
drive during this special promo
tion day.. Contributions will be tak
en at booths in the SU and the
Georgie Oberteuffer, chairman
of house collections, reported that
the drive officially opened today
and that no exact indication of the
progress of the campaign has yet
been compiled.
Faculty chairman Dr. Cornish,
professor in business administra
tion, announced that solicitor’s re
ports were coming in slowly. "We
will have to work hard to make
the quota—both students and fac
ulty,” he said. Dr. Cornish indicat
ed that cash contributions are not
required and pledges are equally
acceptable. The campus quota is
House representatives who have
not yet picked up their collection
materials are asked to contact
Miss Oberteuffer at Kappa Alpha
Theta between 1 p. m. and 3 p. m.
today. „
Chairman for the Community
Chest Appeal committees are Stu
Richardson, promotion; Mike Lal
1^, off-campus collections; and
Diane Beacons, contact.
Eight fraternities and eighteen
freshman were disciplined by the
Interfraternity Council for viola
tions of rushing rules in action tak
en Monday and Thursday nights.
The action was taken by the Tri
bunal of the IFC, composed of five
members, set up under provisions
of the Constitution to handle rush
ing under the new deferred rush
ing program of the University.
The membership changes at each
The Tribunal will meet again
Thursday in room 313 of the Stu
dent Union to hear appeals from
all parties convicted in the two
sessions. The fines set are tenta
tive and are subject to change.
Biggest offender was Alpha Tau
Omega which was fined $200. Oth
er offenders were Sigma Chi, $150;
Phi Delta Theta, $100; Chi Psi,
$100; Kappa Sigma, $50; Theta
Chi, $50; Phi Gamma Delta, $50;
and Phi Kappa Sigma, $50.
Two Acquitted
Two other fraternities, Phi Kap
pa Psi, and Beta Theta Phi appear
ed before the Tribunal but were
acquitted of charges. •
The eighteen freshmen involved
were denied all privleges of pledg
ing for a year at the fraternity
through which the offense was
committed. TJiey will be allowed
however, to go through winter
term rush week and pledge any
other fraternity, providing they
are not again caught violating
rushing regulations.
Specific concern of the IFC Tri
bunal centered around Article VI,
section 1, part 3 of the Bylaws of
the IFC Constitution, concerning
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Exec Council Appoints
Two Court Members
The last two appointments for
the Student Court were made by
the Executive Council Monday
Following the appointments, the
council heard the opinion of council
adviser Donald M. DuShane con
cerning the petition and interview
that was the basis of the council’s
The council also appointed a
Campus Entertainment Chairman
and assistants.
Fred A. Risser, fifth year law,
and Ralph E. Hillier, junior in pre
law, were appointed to fill the last
two vacancies on the Student
When interviewed, Risser men
tioned that “parking stickers are
doing more harm than good to
users. . .that the court has ques
♦fbn'ed legality, and a positive pro
gram was needed to keep the stu
dents from fighting the court.”
Hillier, junior in pre-law, trans
ferred from Grays Habor College in
Aberdeen, Wash. Meticulous speak
ing Hillier said that “the court
needs more publicity. . .the sum
mons should be publicized so the
students will take the court more
DuShane, who is director of stu
dent affairs, commented, after the
appointments had been made, that
the detrimental stickers that Ris
ser mentioned conferred parking
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Wednesday Schedule
Class schedule for Wednes
8-8:40—First period
8:50-9:30—Second period
9:40-10:20—Third period
10:30-11:10—Fourth period
Ye Olde Halloween...
“Tricke or treate! Give ye to
the spirite of All Hallows Eve!”
Could these have been the
cries of our pagan ancestors
several centuries past? They
were the originators of Hallo
ween. For them it meant a festi
val the night before All Saints
It is unknown how the festi
vities were planned, but can't
you imagine young knaves
sporting Cambridge rooter’s lids
running from castle to castle
begging moldy lamb hones for
anatomy projects? Or racing
across foggy moors on souped
up nags. . .
Well, that’s one conception.
Tonight maybe another concep
tion will come up, Twentieth
century version, as the “kids”
celebrate Halloween.
Float Themes Due
Themes of noise parade floats
must be turned in today by 5
p.m. to Roger Nudd, Sigma Al
pha Epsilon.
Paired groups are requested
to decide on a central theme
that will evolve around the
Homecoming slogan “New Un
ion and Reunion.”
Close 'Veep' Race
Sees Scott Win
W ayne Carothers pulled down a land-slide number of votes in
Monday's elections to become president of the freshman class.
l>ob Scott, polling- the second highest number of votes, became
On the secretary-treasurer ballot, Barbara Keclcn collected 120
votes to gain the office of secretary. Dawn Wood trailed her with
90 votes to become treasurer.
A total of 370 ballots were
marked out of a possible 1220. Car
others was ahead in the counting
all the way, polling a total of 90
The presidential race was close
only between Scott and his de
feated opponents. The new vice
president had 35 votes to his near
est rival’s 34.
Carothers, a resident of Nestor
Hall, graduated from Klamath Un
ion High School. During his prep
career he was president of the
junior class and the student body.
He also headed the Oregon High
School International Relations
League, and was this year’s junior
governor of the state.
Speaking before a freshman class
assembly Sunday night in the ball
room of the Student Union, Car
others outlined his plan for a fresh
man council. He told the group
such a council would bring about a
better understanding of the class
members with each other and
would foster more ideas between
Vice-president Scott is also a
graduate of Klamath high where he
was president of the radio honor
ary. A resident of Sherry Ross
Hall, Scott told class members in
their Sunday meeting of his plat
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'Shack' to Flash
Election Returns
Tuesday Night
Election news—as it happens—
will be offered to the campus by
the Emerald next Tuesday night.
The Emerald has contracted
with Associated Press to be pro
vided with full election results
Tuesday evening. The service will
last until the early hours of Wed
The Student Union public ad
dress system will announce late re
turn counts as the Emerald re
ceives them from AP. By special
arrangement, a direct telephone
line from the Emerald to the SU
will be left open. Late tabulation a
will be relayed to the SU as they
come in.
Complete running totals on all
Oregon candidates and referendum
measures will be kept on a tally
board in the Emerald Shack. Stu
dents are invited to phone the
Shack at any time during the
evening for results—or be at the
Shack to watch the ballot returns
Alaskan Storm Expected,
Eugene 'Mops Up' From Last
Red Cross Busy
As River Floods
Nearly 1,000 persons were shelt
ered by the Red Cross Sunday
night while the receding Willa
mette river withdrew from their
The river crested at 15.9 feet
Sunday evening, which is about
four feet above flood stage and a
record October high.
The storm lashed the Northwest
and isolated many Oregon and
northern California cities.
Lane County residents are still
surprised by the swiftness of last
weekends flood because it “just
don’t flood here in October.” A
trailer camp near Dexter was first
to feel the effects of the high
water. After that it was just a
matter of hours until the Glen
wood area, between Eugene and
the Springfield bridge, was under
three feet of water.
Highway 99 south through Glen
wood was closed to traffic Sun
day noon and the Ferry Street
bridge closure earlier in the day
isolated residents in that area.
Both routes were opened Monday
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By Walt Graydon
A new Alaskan storm is expected here today, according to the
United States Weather Bureau. Flood-conditions are not expect
ed to result, however, because this store will be “just the usual
Damage from the last storm was wide and varied. The first big
gusts downed two trees on the south side of 13th between Uni
versity and Kincaid streets.
tiarry u. jacohy, assistant sup
erintendent of the physical plant,
reported that “the trees were
sound, but they had been damaged
by the snow last winter.”
“We have been eyeing them sus
piciously ever since the snow bent
them, but we hadn’t removed them
because it is necessary to obtain
President Newburn’s approval,” he
explained. He attributed their fall
to a combination of loosening of
the roots by the heavy rain and
last years snow damage.
One large tree in front of John
son Hall was toppled by heavy
winds Friday afternoon, falling
across the hood of a car driven by
Duane Hogue, third year liberal
arts student. No one was injured.
Amazon creek was swollen to a
raging torrent by the heavy rains,
and waves licked around the
foundations of lQw-lying units in
the University’s Amazon Housing
Project. Residents relieved by re
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UO Polio Patient
Admitted to Hospital 1
Petermarie Pendergast, Univer
sity senior, was admitted Sunday, ;
to the Sacred Heart Hospital with
a mild case of polio.
“She should be able to leave tho
hospital soon, as she is feeling fine.
After resting a while, we expect
she will be able to start school t
again,” her doctor said Monday
House Librarians
Vice-president and secretary will
be elected at a meeting of all
house librarians at 4 p.m. today,
according to James Albertson,
Librarians will meet in tho
browsing room of the Student