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More of the Same...
Mostly cloudy with scattered
showers, rain late Tuesday night.
High temperature 45 degrees; low
Dull, Strong Forum...
See page 7 for story of the
Keed College discussion of “Crisis*
in the Far East” participated in
by Paul S. Hull, and pro-comnum
ist Anna Louise Strong.
VOLUME LI I
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 1951
J. Randolph Sasnett, and his
■wife, Mrs. Martena Tenney Sas
nett will handle the cultural se
ries of Religious Emphasis
Week Jan. 21-24. Religious art,
culture, and philosophy will be
discussed by the Sasnetts.
Sasnett is executive director of
the Religion in Education Founda
J. Randolph Sasnett
tion in Los Angeles. He has been
a leader and featured speaker in
religious weeks all over the coun
A special lecturer on literature
of the Bible, Sasnett has also lec
tured extensively on marriage and
home problems and was director
of the Wesley Foundation at the
University of Washington for 10
In 1936 he represented the Unit
ed States at a meeting for the pro
motion of world friendship through
church work in England. In 1947,
his book “Living Memorials” was
published. He has written articles
for religious journals and poems
and sonnets in magazines and an
During U. of O. Religious Em
phasis Week, Sasnett will be avail
able for individual conferences in
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Given at SU Today
Free doughnuts will be given
with each cup of coffee purchas
ed in the Student Union Soda
Bar from 4 to 5:30 p.m. today,
reported Director Dick Williams.
Price of doughnuts in the SU
has dropped from eight to fiVe
cents apiece, effective today, ac
cording to Williams.
Day at Oregon
University of Oregon students
will take part in the University’s
first blood donation drive one
week from today in the Student
With only a week remaining un
til the collection of whole blood
(with 350 pints the assigned goal)
campus Red Cross chairman Don
na Mary Brennan urged students
to get their pledge cards and par
ental releases for persons under 21
turned in by the deadline. Releases
should be turned in with the cards.
Pledge Cards Due
The pledge card deadline for
women’s houses it 5 p.m. today, or
before Wednesday at the latest.
Parental releases for women 18 to
21 must be turned in by 5 p.m.
Wednesday. Married women need
not turn in releases. Pledge cards
and releases should be given to
house presidents, who must turn
them in to Leslie Tooze at Kappa
Alpha Theta by the deadline.
Men’s house presidents must
turn in pledge cards and releases
for men 18 to 21 to Herb Nill by
5 p.m. Wednesday.
Off-campus students who have
not obtained pledge cards should
do so as soon as possible—in the
Co-op or in the Student Union
lobby. Their cards and releases
may be dropped in one of the boxes
in those two places. Faculty mem
bers should turn in their cards to
Howard Lemons at Johnson Hall
Jaundice Rule Changed
The parental release for persons
18 to 21 has been printed in the
Emerald several times last week,
and is again printed in this issue.
One change has been made from
information which previously ap
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Campus 'Dimes' Drive
Starts Rolling Today
At 5 Today
Petitions to fill vacancies in
three class offices are due at 5
p.m. today. The three positions
will be filled by the Executive
Council at its meeting tonight.
Vacated offices are senior class
secretary, junior class president,
and sophomore class vice-president.
Senior petitions may be sub
mitted to Steve Church. Theta
Chi; or Flo Hansen, Alpha Omi
Petitions for junior class presi
dent are due in the ASUO presi
dent's office in the SU.
Sophomores may turn in peti
tions for the vice presidency to
Helen Jackson, Highland House;
Mary Gillhara, Alpha Chi Omega;
or Delores Parrish, Alpha Xi Delta.
The senior class office was va
| cated by Anne Goodman, who was
married during Christmas vaca
tion. Low grades were responsible
for the vacating of the other
two offices. Vern Beard became
ineligible at the beginning of fall
term for the junior class presi
dency to which he was elected
spring term. He was succeeded by
Willy Dodds, who resigned for the
same reason at the beginning of
Helen Jackson, vice-president of
the sophomore class, assumed pre
sidency of that class when Joe
Kiaser was declared ineligible be
cause of low grades at the begin
ning of fall term.
SU Concert Tuesday
First Student Union record con
cert of the year will be held at
8 p.m. Tuesday in the SU music
listening rooms. See story on
'Earthshaking' Talk to Clarify
Scientific Terms for Laymen
Pacific coast earthquakes will
he discussed Jan. 30 and Feb. 1 in
the Student Union by Perry Byer
ly, professor of seismology at the
University of California and a
member of the National Academy
of Seismologists' Society.
The lectures will be the third
and fourth of a series of six be
ing delivered by Byerly. The first
two will be given Jan. 23 and 25
at Oregon State College, and the
last two, on Feb. 6 and 8 at Lin
coln High School in Portland.
Byerly is the 1951 Condon lec
turer, sponsored by the State
Board of Higher Education to
make scientific research more
understandable to the layman.
Byerly’s lectures will be concern
ed with the causes and geological
distribution of earthquakes as well
as their effects and mitigation.
The talks are supported by the
CfPblogical Society of the Oregon
Country and the Oregon Academy
A giaduate of the University of
California, Byerly has spent his
academic career as a seismologist.
In 1924 he received the doctorate
in seismology from California. He
also holds the bachelor of arts and
master of arts degrees. He was
awarded a fellowship by California
In 1917, Byerly began working
with the Office of Seismological
Research and Development of the
United States. He joined the fac
ulty of the University of Nevada
and was an instructor of physics
until 1925. In that year he was in
charge of the seismographic sta
tion at the University of California
and obtained a full rank of profes
sor of seismology in 1941.
He is a member of the National
Academy of Seismological Socie
ties, a Fellow in the Geological
Society, a member of the Geo
physicists Union, a member of the
Society of Explorers and Geophy
sicists and of the California Seis
Byerly’s fields of research have
been in earth structure, roots of
mountains, and energy in earth
U51 s March of Dimes campaign gets underway at the Univer
sity today with campus-wide contributions going toward fulfill
ment of Lane County s $50,000 quota to,fight polio.
Lillian Schott, junior in sociology, was named chairman of
the drive Friday and immediately laid plans for placing “iron
king' containers in the various living organizations. Posters,
pamphlets, and other materials also are beinir distributed airimu*
the student body, hnvelopes
addressed to tlie Kiigene office
of the March of Dimes will be
made available to students who
wish to mail in their contribu
Appointments are being made of
house representatives who will be
in charge of collections for their
individual living groups.
Miss Schott said that present
plans call for a series of flying
speeches, setting up of booths in
the Co-op and Student Union, and
special events which will be tied
in with the drive as it progresses.
Campaign Ends Jan. 31
The campaign officially will con
clude Jan. 31 but may be extend
ed if necessary in order to put the
University over the top, she stat
Last year the local chapter of
the organization ran out of funds
and the National Foundation for
Infantile Paralysis had to send
$14,000 to relieve the emergency,
according to Mrs. C. A. Horton,
Lane County campaign chairman.
Half of the money raised annual
ly goes to the local chapter and
the other half to the national found
ation for purposes of research,
purchase of equipment, and epi
More than $21,000 was spent on
polio care in Lane County during
the first 10 months of 1950. Thirty
nine persons were hit by the dis
ease during the year. In 1949 the
total was 42.
Of the 1950 expenditures, ap
proximately $12,000 went toward
hospitalization fees, $2,400 for doc
tor's fees; $1,756 for crutches,
braces, etc.; $3,027 for physical
therapy; $1,048 for nursing fees;
and $390 for laboratory fees. Other
expense items included ambulance,
X-ray, medicinal, and transporta
In some instances polio patients
require hundreds and even thou
sands of dollars worth of treatment
Mrs. Horton commented that ex
penses are increasing every year.
Funds are presently exhausted and
she expressed the hope that the
county would go over its quota this
The national March of Dimes
campaign officially opened Sun
day with a broadcast originating
in Wytheville, Va. The town was
hit hard by polio in 1950.
The goal set for the national
drive is $50 million.
On State Board
The Oregon Senate Thursday
confirmed the appointment of J.
Van Dyke, Medford attorney, to
the State Board of Higher Educa
tion, replacing Phil Metschan, Port
land, who resigned because of ill
Van Dyke, a graduate of Willa
mette University’s law school,
served as speaker of the Oregon
House of Representatives during
the forty-fifth legislative assem
bly two years ago.
Van Dyke will serve on the State
Board of Higher Education until
1953, when the term expires.
“Social Adequacy” will be the
subject of the first Marriage and
Family Series lecture at 8 p.m.
Tuesday in 207 Chapman, which
will be delivered by Dr. and Mrs.
O. R. Chambers.
The remaining lectures will be
on “Dating,” Jan. 23; “Engage
ment," Jan. 30; and "Marriage,”
Feb. 0. The lectures are sponsoicd
by the YW-YMCA.
Tickets at Co-op
Tickets for the lectures are
available at the Co-op. The one
ticket, at 50 cents, is good for the
The Chambers’ lecture Tuesday
night will discuss the background
of social relations preceding mar
riage, and how an individual’s
youth, his religion, family life, and
social habits fit in to his selection
of the right person to marry.
The lecturers, Dr. and Mrs.
Chambers, are both practicing
teachers of psychology. Chamber*
is professor and chairman of the
psychology department at Oregon
State College. He was an instruc
tor at Ohio State University from
1923-26. He came to Oregon State
Speakers’ Experience Broad
Chambers is a board member’
of the Benton county Mental Hy
giene committee, and served at)
president of the organization last
year. He is also active in the
Pacific Northwest Conference of
Family Relations, and is widely
known as a speaker throughout
Mrs. Chambers received the
master’s degree from Indiana Uni
versity and has done graduate*
work at the University of Texao.
During World War II she taught
psychology at OSC for four years.
Athletic cards will be issued be
ginning today at the athletic busi
ness office in McArthur Court.
The office will be open from 8:30
a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Student body cards (cash reg
ister receipts) must be presented
in order to receive the cards. Tick
et Manager Darrell Robinson em
phasized that the cards will be
necessary for admittance to the
Oregon-Idaho basketball series this
The athletic cards are the same
type that have been used in the
past, and replace the one issued
during fall term for the football
season. The cards take the place
of the proposed identification and
athletic cards which were sup
posed to have been issued last
week. A kink in details prevented
issuance of the picture cards this