Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, November 09, 1950, Image 1

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Democrats Retain
Lead in Congress
Despite GOP Gains
Compiled from the Associated Press
By Phil. Bettens
Tuesday’s election turned into a Republican sweep, cutting the
Democrats’ control in Congress to a slim majority and nearly
equalizing the number of Republican-Democratic governors.
President Truman’s party lost five senate seats, making the
new Senate lineup 49 Democrats to 47 Republicans. They pre
viously had a 53-43 advantage.
in the House, Republicans pick
ed up 26 seats to give them a
total of 196. The Democrats,
however, still hold control with
231, more than the 218 majori
ty. Seven contests were still in
doubt late Wednesday.
In the states, Republicans won
five governorships while losing
two. Two contests are still unde
cided; the Democrats will have to
capture both to gain a 24-24 split,
The old balance was 29-19 for the
Oldtimers Lose
Some familiar faces will be miss
ing from the halls of Congress:
Vito Marcantonio, the leftist Con
gressman from New York City for
14 years, was finally defeated by
a three-party coalition. His re
placement is James G. Donovan,
self-styled “moderate democrat.”
Elbert Thomas, chairman of the
Senate Labor Committee, was de
feated in Utah by Republican Wal
lace F. Bennett. It was a blow to
labor unions, who regarded him as
one of the best friends organized
labor had in Congress.
Scott Lucas, Senate majority
leader from Illinois, was defeated
by Republican Everett M. Dirk
sen. Illinois was the scene of a
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ATO's Take
Alumni Cup
The Homecoming alumni at
tendance cup goes this year to
Alpha Tau Omega who had the
largest percent of alumni pre
sent for Homecoming.
This is not the first time Al
pha Tau Omega has won the
cup. Records reveal that they
have won it consistently for the
last five years. <
Registered attendance for the
1950 Homecoming was five
hundred alumni. However the
actual number attending cannot
^be estimated as a large percent
did not register. Les Anderson,
Alumni Director, stated that
“the VVSC Homecoming week
end was very well attend and
proved to be very successful.”
Fall term rushing will begin
with freshmen signup Saturday,
according to Bill Harber, Inter
fraternity Council president.
Although the IFC was to meet
late Wednesday night to work out
complete details of the rushing
program, Harber indicated that
the IFC would probably approve
the plan as it has been tentative
ly proposed in informal IFC dis
The IFC, said Harber, expects
to complete rushing by Thursday,
with freshmen picking up bids
The general rushing procedure
will be the same as that followed
in past years. Principle problem
to be definitely worked out by
IFC regards the times during
which fraternity houses will hold
rushing functions.
“With studying to be consid
ered, the IFC has to set times
which won’t interfere with either
classes or studying for both fra
ternities and freshmen,” Harber
The proposed idea is that rush
ing functions will be limited to
luncheons, dinner and evening
dates until 7 p.m.
No freshmen will be allowed to
have more than two rush dates a
day, and no more than four dates
during the rushing period with any
one fraternity.
Freshmen are classed as any
student with 36 hours or less. The
requirement for rushing is that
the freshmen must have a four
prep decile, or, if he is a transfer
freshmen from another college, a
two point GPA.
All freshmen who intend to go
through with rushing must sign
up Saturday afternoon in Gerling
er Annex to check eligibility. Eligi
bility cards will be checked Satur
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Sumner Welles Speaks
Tonight at Mac Court
Sumner Welles will speak to
night on “The United States in
World Affairs” at 7:30 in McArthur
The former under secretary of
state will be on the campus all
day. He will speak at different
times throughout the day.
First on his program is a lec
ture at 10 a.m. to Social Science
At 11 a.m. Welles will speak to
a Press Club group at the SU.
A luncheon will be held for
Welles at' noon today in room 112,
Student Union, according to infor
mation released by Olga Yevtich,
SU program director.
An informal coffee hour has
been scheduled for Welles from 3
to 4 p.m. in the Dad’s Lounge of
the SU. This reception will be the
only informal discussion in which
Welles will engage while in Eu
gene. It is being sponsored by the
SU board and Morta Board.
Recognized as a foremost au
thority in American foreign policy,
Welles was under secretary of
state from 1937 until his resigna
tion in 1943. Welles played a prom
inent part in the critical world
situation beginning with the Jap
anese invasion of China in 1937
through all the early part of
World War II.
Wellea accompanied President
Roosevelt to the meeting with
Winston Churchill, when the At
lantic Charter was drawn up.
The former diplomat holds de
grees from Harvard, Columbia,
Brown, University of Rio de Jan
eiro, NYU, and the University of
Welles has not only distinguish
ed himself as a statesman, but haa
also published best-selling non
fiction. Most of Welles writing has
dealt with the United States’ for
eign policy.
APO Convention
Opens Friday
In Student Union
Over 80 delegates from 14 north
west colleges will attend the Al
pha Phi Omega regional conven
tion Friday, Saturday and Sun
day in the Student Union.
Hosts to the annual convention
will be the Oregon chapter of the
national service honorary, ' with
Bill Sloan, junior in business ad
ministration, general chairman.
Schools sending representatives
are Oregon State, Vanport, South
ern Oregon College of Education,
Willamette, Pacific Luthern, Wash
ington, Washington State, Central
Washington College of Education,
Eastern Washington College of
Education, Idaho, Idaho State,
Montana and Montana State.
All activities of the three-day
convention will be held in the SU.
This includes general meetings,
committee meetings and a banquet
Saturday night.
Delegates will begin register
ing at 4 p.m. Friday.
Alpha. Phi Omega, now celebrat
ing its 25 anniversary, has over
200 chapters throughout the. coun
try. The Oregon chapter is in its
second year.
Purpose of the annual conven
tion is to exchange ideas and prob
lems and to learn new techniques
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Oregana Sales
Drive Starts
Oregana late sales are pro
ceeding about as expected, with
approximately 100 books sold
on the first day, Business Man
ager Bob Schooling reported
The drive will continue through
next Wednesday.
Free Oreganas will be given
to the five top salesmen, not to
every house representative as
stated in Monday’s Emerald,
Schooling explained.
“Students who wish Oreganas
must purchase them now, since
we will ge able to print only the
books budgeted for,” the man
ager said.
If lack of ready cash presents
a problem, students may utilize
the Oregana’s partial payment
plan by putting $3 down and
paying $3 at winter term regis
tration, he said.
Oregana Schedule. . .
Women’s living organizations
will take over the Oregana pic
ture schedule again Friday, Edi
tor Ruth Landry announced
The schedule:
Thursday: Sigma Nu, Yeo
Friday: Alpha Xi Delta, Al
pha Delta Pi, Alpha Omieron Fi
See Night Life, Husky's Student Union
While in Seattle for UO-UW Game
From the look on the faces of
Washington gridders after their
whipping by California, this week’s
game may be more interesting
than one is willing to admit.
Regardless, Washington is rath
er demoralized and many Univer
sity of Oregon students are plan
ning on dropping in on Seattle
and livening up the city. That is,
of course, while attending the
game in the hopes of seeing an
attempted upset.
Invitations to attend the game
and stay at living organizations
has been extended by Husky fra
ternities and sororities to many
*Ort“gon Greek houses. Many stu
dents will take up this invitation
and leave for Seattle Thursday
evening and Friday morning.
Students who are not familiar
with Seattle and who have no idea
where the campus is are urged to
follow signs stating “This way to
the University of Washington
campus.” If these signs cannot be
found then go to the Northeast
side of Seattle and the campus
and stadium will be found near the
outskirts of the city.
Students are forewarned that
there is danger of getting lost in
the city. This danger is greater
on the campus. In fact rumor has
it that students passing from one
class to another are sometimes lost
and never heard of again. The cam
pus is large.
When on the campus be sure
to go to the “Hub” Husky Union
Building. It’s fabulous.
Other places to visit in Seattle
are the Marine Room of the Olym
pic Hotel. Students interested in
the sea will find this place very
enjoyable as a huge pool displays
many kinds of tropical fish.
Of course a “don’t miss” spot
for outdoor enthusiasts is the
Rough Rider room in the Roose
velt Hotel. Here that urge to ride
a bucking bronco can be fullfilled
in an orderly manner as all seats
at the bar are saddles.
The Washington stadium cannot
be missed by a passerby as it is
marked by its striking new archi
tectural design. Large white pillars
support the structure because it
is constantly battered by territir
winds. The seating capacity of the
stadium is estimated to be 55,000.
Oregon students are reminded to
take their parkas as most of the
seats ate not covered.
Tlie final highlight of a trip to
Seattle would be a visit to the
Outrigger club. Finished in South
Sea atmosphere it will appeal to
all romanticists.
Incidentally the best way to
Seattle is to go north through
Portland. The suggestion is made
that students leave early, say
Thursday morning, and stay at
least one night in Portland. Night
life in this city is also unusual and
JIFC Discusses
Plans for Dance,
Sets Committees
Tentative plans for the annual
Lemon-Orange Squeeze were dis
cussed at a regular meeting of the
Junior Inter-Fraternity Council
Tuesday night.
President DeWayne Bills ap
pointed a committee to arrange
for1 the annual mixer dance to be
held winter term after an Oregon
OSC basketball game. Committee
members appointed were Moe Mc
Cook and Joe French.
The group also considered a wel
come dance for men pledged dui
ing the proposed fall rush period.
Neil Matheson, Dick Rampton and
Fred Baltz were appointed to look,
into the possibility of such a dance
early in winter term.
Bill Paulus was elected by the
council to act as a “go-between”
with Junior Pan-Hellenic to bet
ter co-ordinate activities of the
two organizations.
Members of all committees are
asked by Bills to meet at 4 p.m.
Thursday at Beta Theta Phi.
Prexy Leaves
For Stanford
Stanford University's deferred,
iving plan will be investigated by
^SUO President Barry Mountain.
Mountain left for California to
fay on a combination busines:
ind pleasure trip. He will attend
i conference for student leader;'.
Jvhich is being held at the Uni
versity of California.
While he is in the bay region
Mountain said he wanted to visit.
Palo Alto and see Stanford’s de
ferred living plan in actual opera
tion and find out what the student
reaction is toward the plan.
Sometimes Things
Happen This Way
REDMOND, Nov. 8—(fP)—Mrs.
Raymond F. Jones of Redmond
was told it would take some one
with influence to get her a tick
et to the Notre Dame-Pittsburgh
football game.
So she wrote to the man she
figured had the most of it—the
president of Notre Dame.
She got a ticket to a choice
seat by return mail.