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VOLUME LII UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1950 NUMBER 29
SOME GET IT, such as Mary Gillham, shown being dunked by Ray
Karnofski and Dick Patrick, “Order of the O” members, for be
ing caught violating a homecoming tradition. So far very few vio
lators have shown up for punishment.
♦ ♦ ♦ ♦
By Pat Dignan
A weekend of fun, excitement, color, and memories is in store
for students and alumni when Homecoming rolls around just two
All annual traditions are now in force. Violators arc bfing re
ported by Order of “O” enforcement officers and dunking penal
ties are being administered.
Highlight of the weekend
will be the dedication of the
new Student Union, given com
petition, of course, by the
Homecoming game with WSC.
Noise parade, sign contest, and
bonfire plans are now completely
prepared and await only the re
turn of alumni to be put into op
eration. Judges have been picked,
rules publicized, and prices order
Formals and tuxes will not be in
order for the Homecoming dance.
It will be informal, and students
are requested to wear suits and
short silks. The Emerald incor
rectly stated that the dance is
semi-formal, which would indicate
suits and formal dresses.
ed for winners of this year’s com
This year’s Homecoming dance
will be led by Ike Carpenter and
his orchestra. Known throughout
the west as a fine piano player,
Carpenter will display these tal
ents at the dance.
• Ticket? are now on sale in the
Co-op and Student Union for $2.40.
Homecoming chairmen, led by
Tom Barry, general chairman, had
their last meeting before Home
coming Monday night. Les Ander
son, alumni director, was present
and spoke a few words to the
The success of this year’s Home
coming will depend a lot on the
alumni turnout. If the rain ceases
for the weekend, a capacity crowd
will be expected. Reports from the
hlumni office indicate that many
Order of the “O” men will return
to take part in the traditional
It is believed that the financial
outcome of Homecoming will be
favorable. Button sales have been
going on for two weeks. The quota
is 5,000 buttons to be sold. So far
students and townspeople have re
A special 16-page Emerald will
be issued Saturday. Eight pages
of the edition will feature Home
coming. They will include pictures
articles on the history of
Homecoming with emphasis on tra
ditions and how they started.
Annual Apple Sale
Starts Next Week
“The tradition is old but the
apples are new.”
Gamma Alpha Chi, national
women’s advertising fraternity,
will begin its annual fall term
apple sale next week with Kay
Kuckenberg as chairman,
Sales booths will cover the
campus and jeans-clad sales
women with baskets in their
arms will invade the classrooms.
Last year on this campus 2,640
apples were sold, but this year
the organization plans to top all
Sales start Tuesday and will
continue through next Thursday,
and the price is one dime. (No
athletic cards or coupons neces
Oregana Schedule. ..
Oregana .picture schedule:
Wednesday: McChesney Hall,
Phi Sigma Kappa
Thursday: Zeta Hall, Stan
The 1950-1951 Student Direc
tory, commonly known as the
“Pigger's Guide,” will be complet
ed in an estimated 10 days, ac
cording to Virginia Wright, editor
of this year’s book.
The guide is at the printer’s
now and will probably be proof
read this weekend. As soon as it
is proofread the book will go back
to be finished by the printers.
Last year the guide came out
at Thanksgiving time.
Fewer Books This Year
This year there will be fewer
books printed due to higher costs
of printing and materials. . .but the
price has not been increased. Ac
cording to Bruce Wallace, busi
ness manager of the directory,
“It’s simply a matter of first
When the book does come out,
it will be up to each student to
pay 50 cents a copy at purchase
time, Wallace stated.
“This year in order to save
bookwork and the student’s time
in registration lines, no money was
taken for the book, at tjiat time,”
The Yeomen, off-campus men’s
organization, will sell the book
this year. Places and dates of dis
tribution will be published next
(Phase turn to page six)
200 Kids Attend
Over 200 grade-school age child
ren attended the first Alpha Phi
Sigma Nu Halloween party Tues
day night at Sigma Nu.
Alpha Phi B. J. Boner reported
that nearly half of the guests ar
rived by 7 p.m.
The kids were treated to Mickey
Mouse, Woody Woodpecker and
other comedies, and a fake boxing
match staged by Chuck Schofield,
and Tony Robenette.
The usual Halloween entertain
ment was provided at the party
which the two organizations plan
to make an annual affair.
Rich Terieson and Larry Dean
headed the Sigma Nu part of the
Rally Set Today;
Today's Homecoming rally assembly, starting at 11 :15 a.m.,
will be the first of two rallies held in preparation for the Oregon
WSC football game on Saturday.
The next rally will be the bonfire rally on Friday at Howe
The assembly will be held in i
:he Student Union ballroom. I
Plenty of chairs will be provid
ed for students in attendance,
Barry Mountain, ASUO presi
Besides the usual yells and songs
led by the rally squad, football
coaches will speak to the assembl
ed students and faculty members.
Entertainment, music, and
speeches will compose the bulk of
Mountain, speaking of the rally,
said, “I know that all students
will participate in the rally through
their attendance at the assembly.”
He also urged that all faculty
members attend the rally today.
Following is the temporary
schedule of classes for today: 8
8:40, first period; 8:50-9:30, sec
ond period; 9:40-10:20, third per
iod; 10:30-11:10, fourth period;
11:15, rally assembly. Afternoon
classes will follow the regular
Sumner Welles, former under
secretary of state, will speak on
“The United States in World Af
fairs,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at Mc
Arthur Court. He will be introduc
ed by President H. K. Newburn.
Recognized as a foremost author
ity in American foreign policy,
Welles will discuss the major prob
lems which must be solved to se
cure a durable peace.
After resigning from the State
Department in 1943, the diplomat
began editing a column on foreign
affairs for the New York Herald
Tribune. He is the author of “The
Time for Decision,” “Where Are
We Heading?” and “We Need Not
Welles was the American states
man who first conceived creation
of the United Nations, and since
leaving the State Department has
been active in furthering its in
terests through his broadcasts,
books and lectures.
At UO Theater
“Born Yesterday" reopens its
run this evening, with perform
ances scheduled for Wednesday
through Saturday nights in tho
The threc-act comedy will be
presented next Monday evening
to the Business and Professional
Women’s club of Springfield. Tho
group requested the theater to
postppne the performance, origin
ally planned for last Monday, be
cause of flood conditions.
Curtain time Friday night will
be at 9:15, to allow theater-goers
that night to attend, the dedica
tion ceremonies of the Erb Mem
orial Student Union.
Virginia Hall, theater business*
manager, reported that students
may make reservations for to
night’s and Thursday’s perform
ance at the box office, since them
are still some seats remaining.
The Friday and Saturday night
performances conflict with homo
coming activities, Miss Hall said,
but reservations for those nights
are selling rapidly.
“Students should make reserva
tions if they wish to see the play,"
Miss Hall said. “We do not wish to
disappoint students, but it is not
likely that extra performances
will be given.”
2 Foreign Students
Invited to Willamette
Hiledgard Ziegler from Germany
and Hanns Hopk from Austria, two
of the foreign students on cam
pus, have been invited to attend
a special International weekend
on the Williamette university cam
pus the end of this week.
Foreign students from schools
all over the Northwest will be en
tertained at the meeting.
Formal Dedication of SU Set Friday
The Student Union building, al
ready established in the public
eye as an outstanding feature of
the University, will be formally
dedicated during ceremonies Fri
The dedication, to begin at 8:15
in the ballroom of the SU, will cli
max the completion of a memorial
student union on this campus that
27 years ago was little more than
optimistic foresight by a few
One of those people, John M.
McGregor, will deliver the princi
pal address at the dedication of
the new building.
McGregor, who was ASUO pre
sident in 1923, was the first to ad
vocate building the Student Union
and conducted the first successful
campaign for funds. The senior
class of 1923 took the lead in the
drive and each member pledged
$10 for ten years. The drive con
tinued through the years until the
SU became a reality.
Lives in New York
McGregor, who was twice na
tional president of Alpha Tau Ome
ga, received a degree in law from
NYU in 1926 and has been practic
ing in New York City since that
After an introduction and a de
scription of the occasion, Barry
Mountain, ASUO president, will
speak on what the building means
to the students of the University.
Ft. E. Kleinsorge, a member of
the State Board of Higher Edu
cation, will explain the building
program of the SBHE, and how the
Student Union was a part of that
Dr. H. K. Newburn, president of
the University, will officially dedi
cate the SU and speak on the
need of such a building on a uni
versity campus. Governor Douglas
McKay will also give an address.
The SU is officially known as
the Erb Memorial Student Union
in honor of Donald M. Erb who,
as president of the University from
1939 until his death in 1943, is con
sidered the greatest contributor
toward the completion of the build
University Singers, a group of
41 selected students, will malr.o
their initial appearance of the sea
son at the dedication. They will!
sing “Mighty Oregon” and the Ore
gon pledge song.
Special SU Edition
A special eight-page supplement
to Friday’s Emerald will featur#
the new building. Included in the
special edition will be the history
of the Student Union from 1923
until its doors were first opened •
It will also contain feature ar
ticles and pictures on each section*
of the building and explain the or
ganization of the SU Eoard and
the six standing committees.