Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, November 15, 1950, Image 1

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infirmary Discharges
UO Explosion Victim
Marie Sorenson, freshman in pre-nursing, who was injured
Monday when a hydrogen generator exploded in the chemistry
laboratory, was discharged from the infirmary Tuesday.
The injuries were not serious, Dr. Marian G. Hayes of the in
firmary said. Miss Sorenson suffered from lacerations of the
Choir Performs
To Full House
In SU Ballroom
Would-be spectators had to be
tu^ied away Monday night as the
Little Singers of Paris performed
to a full house in the Student
Union Ballroom.
Dressed in navy blue sweaters
and short pants, the boy choir pre
sented French and American folk
songs. For the religious section of
the program, the singers donned
their white robes' and wooden
crosses. ,
As their director, Father Mail
let, was doubtful'of his own ability
to speak English and explain the
songs, he had one of the bass sing
ers tell about the various French
folk songs, religious pieces, and
Western Hemisphere folk songs.
Their first encore was “My Bon
nie Is Over the Ocean,” sung in
a very French accent. “Silent
Night” was their second encore,
done in close harmony with soar
ing sopranos. The priest then pre
sented a speech on the boys’ need
for a home that night and told the
audience about French books for
The third encore was the belov
ed Negro spiritual, “Deep River.”
The program ended with “The Star
Spangled Banner” and “The Mar
seillaise,’’"the national anthems of
both countries.
Radio to Feature
Singers in Series
An estimated crowd of 500 will
participate in ‘‘Let’s Sing Ameri
ca^ a University broadcast in the
“Experiment. . .Radio” series, at
7:45 p.m. today in the Student
Union ballroom.
Citizens of Eugene as well as
University students have been in
vited to the revival of the once
favorite community sing. The au
dience, led by Maude Garnett, will
find everything from popular to
old-fashioned songs on the pro
Don Porter, KUGN announcer,
will act as master of ceremonies,
and Zonda Montgomery will pro
vide organ ^music. Admission is
The program will be recorded
for rebroadcast at other colleges.
throat and arms.
Milton Belousek, sophomore
in liberal arts, who was also in
jured, was released Monday
night after receiving medical at
This accident was the first in
33 years serious enough to send
a student to the infirmary over
night, A. H. Kunz, head of the
chemistry department, reported.
The explosion oecured when a
bottle filled with metal and acid
blew up, throwing pieces of glass
and metal. Purpose of the experi
ment was to determine the effects
Of hydrogen on heated copper.
A possible cause of the explo
sion was air coming into contact
with the hydrogen, D. W. Cleaves,
instructor in chemistry, said. He
believed the explosion was not due
to any carelessness on the part of
Miss Sorenson, who was conduct
ing the experiment, but to a de
fect in the apparatus.
In the future, he said, the ex
periment will have to be modified
to insure against more accidents
of this type.
Sign-up Starts
At UO Monday
Next Monday, Tuesday, and
Wednesday will be set aside in
the advanced registration process
to pick up registration material
only on the second floor lobby
of the Student Union, according
to Clifford L. Constance, regist
The actual registration process
including conferences with advis
ers, enrollment with department
clerks, checking with the student
affairs office, and the assessment
and payment of fees, will not be
gin until the following Monday,
Nov. 27.
Conferences with advisers and
enrollment with department clerks
must be completed by Dec. 1. The
remaining steps may be complet
ed during the following week up
to noon Dec. 9.
Students must have gone far
enough in registration to file their
cards with the registrar (step 5
of the procedure) by Dec. 9 or
they will be required to pay a late
fee of at least $8 when they re
sume registration in January, Con
stance said.
He added that all students who
can pay their fees and thus com
plete their registration during the
advance period may do so.
Identification Plan to Protect Students
A plan for giving students posi
tive identification is being formu
lated, according to ASUO Presi
dent Barry Mountain, who return
ed to the campus late Monday aft
er a visit to Stanford University.
litountain said that “details of
a plan for identification that will
protect all students would be re
leased in the very near future.”
The Executive Council has had
a committee gathering informa
tion for a tentative plan during the
last two weeks.
“I was very pleased with the
deferred living arrangement at
Stanford,” Mountain said, but he
declined to elaborate. on the de
tails of the system until he had
made an official report.
No Rally Planned
No rally, will be held before
the Colorado-Oregon football
fame Saturday, Jim Fenimorc,
rally board chairman, stated
Men’s rushing this week and
• mid-term examinations were the
factors influencing this decision,
he said.
Court to Hold
Initial Session
The first session of the 1950
ASUO student court will convene
at 7:30 p.m. today in the Student
Union. Tne room number will be
posted on the bulletin board in the
Students who have received traf
fic tickets from University traffic
officers are required to be present
when the court meets. Students
who do not appear and who have
an insufficient excuse will be re
ferred to the Office of Student
However, because of rush week,
freshmen who have received traf
fic tickets may attend the next
session of the court Tuesday.
Traffic citations were given to
students- who committed such
violations as parking in no park
ing areas. Tickets were also given
fdr cars which did not have a stu
dent sticker and were parked in
student parking lots.
Piggers' Sales to Resume
Piggers’ Guide sales, which
ended Tuesday, will resume
Monday according to business
manager Bruce Wallace. Only a
few copies are left.
Five Suspended
After Official Finds
Beer in Dormitory
I he future of five l uiversity of Oregon students was hanging*
iu the balance 1 uesday as they awaited final disposition of their •
oial suspension from school for drinking in a dormitory room.
Dilector of Student Allairs Donald M. DuShane said Tuesday ■
j afternoon the men had definitely been suspended, but their cases
were, to he considered again in the future—later this week, he
1 he five, three law students, one foreign student, and one spe
cial student., were surprised
early Sunday when a Universi
ty otlicial walked into a Harris
|ter Inn room where thee were
engaged in a pre-dawn song
test. There were beer bottles in
the room.
Suspension UO Policy
Suspension was in line with the
University’s policy of enforcing it?
standing regulations concerning
I liquor in living quarters. Nov. 8 the
following explanation of that poli
cy, signed by Director DuShane,
was posted in all living organiza
tions :
“University regulations, regard
ing the use of intoxicating liquors
(including beer) within the living
organizations will be strictly en
forced at all times. Violations ol
these regulations include entering
the living organization at any time
while in an intoxicated condition or
creating a disturbance resulting
from drinking. Violation of such
regulations will result in immediate
suspension from the University.”
Attended Movie
One of the five Barrister Inn men
involved told a reporter that the
group, “all of us over 23 and all but
one of us veterans,” had attended a
movie at the Mayflower earlier ir
the evening. About 11 p.hi., he said
they stopped at Taylor’s where
they purchased beer.
“We didn't want to drink the beer
there,” he explained, “because we
wanted to sing. This English kid
was going to teach us some Eng
lish songs.”
They returned to the room on the
fourth floor of Barrister Inn, a John
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Friday Speaker
Far East Expert
Dr. George E. Taylor, who will
speak here Friday, has lectured
extensively throughout United
States universities on problems
concerning the Far East, and ia <
the author of many books about
the Asiatic countries.
In September Dr. Taylor lec
tured on “Psychological Instru
ments of Power” at the National
War College. Last June he addres
sed the Institute of International
Relations at Reed College. Hiu
most recent books are “Nation or
Subcontinent?,” “Thought Ways of
the East,” and "East and West in
From 1933 to 1944 seven of hi 3
books were published. They arc
“Taiping Rebellion,” “The Strug
gle for North China,” “America in
the New Pacific,” “Changing
China,” "An Atlas of Far East
ern Politics,” “Reconstruction in
China,” and “The Pheonix and the
Drawfs,” which was written in col
laboration with George Savage.
Dr. Taylor has lectured at
Piinceton, Stanford, and Brown
Universities and Reed College. He
lectured on “No Peace in Asia”
over the Round Table of the Air
at the University of Chicago, and
has given special lectures at Col
umbia University, Harvard and
Wellesley College. He has given,
innumerable talks before service
groups, schools and professional
groups in Seattle and vicinity
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Sweetheart Finalists Pose
FIVE FINALISTS for the Sweetheart of Sigma Chi are pictured above. They are (left to right) Lyn
Hartley, Delta Gamma; Barbara Keeland, Kappa Alpha Theta; Dorothy Anderle, Carson Hall; Mary
Fowler, Kappa Kappa Gamma; and Shirley Van Derford, Alpha Chi Omega. The five were selected from
a field of 26 candidates from women's campus livin; organizations. Winner of the contest will be select
ed Wednesday night. (For additional details see story on page 5.)