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\\ ( II, we always said that there is nothing like a spring after
noon in the springtime. That is, we always said it until last Mon
day afternoon when we do ed the hooks and beetled up to Howe
held for a look at the baseball I hicks. Being ttew to this sort of
thing, when we spied the inv iting sun drenched plot of grass be
hind third ha e we innocently strolled over and made ourselves
comfortable. More accurately, we tried to make ourselves com
Xo sooner were we catcd than we were attacked by roughly a
million small but exceedingly persistent gnats which swarmed
over us like Marines over a beachhead. Attacking in waves of
lO.lXJO, they ignored staggering losses a I’eterson beat himself
silly trying to keep them off. In the mid t of the battle, we turned
quickly to attack a particularly clever one who was burrowing
in the direction of our inner ear, and in the process managed to
acquire a handsome gra s stain on the seat of our britches. At
;d*"Ut that time somebody hit a hi ty wallop which we missed be
cause the suit was in our eyt*s. I he next day w e sat ip the bleach
ers with the bright people.
Now let’s get closer to the job we’re supposed to be doing here,
namely, composing a sports column. From what we hear about
< >rcgon State’s catcher with two first names, John Thomas, the
big hoy may turn into a king-sized scourge of Northern Division
pitchers. I le certainly found the offerings of Oregon's pitchers to
his liking here Thursday as he hit for the cy cle—a hotner, triple,
double and single in five times at bat. With his 220 pounds well
distributed over a 6 foot 4 inch frame, Thomas has all the equip
ment to live up to advance notices out of Corvallis tabbing him a
The big guy is of course the same John Thomas who
plagued coast conference pass defenders last fall as he hung
up a new PCC pass catching record with 36 to his credit. A
junior, he’s taking his first serious fling at baseball at OSC
after concentrating on spring football the last two years. A
transplanted Beaver from New Jersey, he starred as a base
baller in his prep days. He's also captain-elect for the Orange
football team next fall.
All the slugging wasn’t on the opponent’s side last week
though. Coach Don Kirsch's Webfoots put the wood to the
ball lustily enough but not quite often enough. Catcher Jack
Smith’s homer in the OSC game is generally conceded the
mightiest blast in Howe field so far. Others collecting homers
were Joe Tom, whose four-master drove in the runs which
beat Pacific, and second baseman Daryle Nelson and right
fielder Dick Salter against Willamette, and Pete Alvord
^against Lewis and Clark. Earl Averill Jr. with a pair of triples
against Pacific was another bright light for the Ducks at the
Powerful at the Plate
What it all adds up to is that Oregon is getting enough extra
base blows but not enough singles in between. The Ducks had
only 33 hits in their first four times out. Strangely enough, their
worst hit production came against Pacific when they scored their
most runs. That day they crossed the plate 12 times on seven
!i#ts. Might Pacific errors had a lot to do with it, though.
Of course, last week was largely experimental, which ac
counted undoubtedly for Kirsch’s willingness to stick with his
pitchers even when they were in hot water. Smart strategy, we
think, which should pay off later in the season. Now Kirsch has
at least an idea of what his men can do under fire.
Hits and misses—Purest Kvashcvski has 80 Cougars for spring
practice including his very fine backs from last season. Byron
Bailey, Ray Hobbs, Dick Bower, and Bud Roffler—WSC has
n't yet lost a man to Uncle Sam, thanks mostly to ROTC—Bob
Payne, the footloost Beaver, is off again, this time back to
Hawaii with the AAU champions, Stewart Chevrolets from
San Francisco—Two other Beaver cagers, Glen Kinney and
■*Paul Sliper, lined up jobs with Univcrsial Motors in Honolulu
while on the OSC trip to the islands—Univcrsial Motors spon
sors an AAU team which the Beavers tumbled—Don Heinrich,
.Washington’s All-American candidate, is missing spring prac
tice at Seattle with an injured arm.
An American Institute of Decora
tors student chapter, now in th
process of formation, will hav
eleven voting members if thei
chatter is granted them.
Active membership in this grou
is limited to three-to-five- yea
students. Dower division student
will be non-voting members.
Students qualified for member
ship ate Jack Perkins, Dawrenc
Jansen, Alan Zurflueh, Willian
Mllliken, Carle Anderle, Rober
King, Fiances Flehr, Barbara H
Bates, Joan Sides, Jeanne Hall
ami Phillip Rlvigion.
Upon receiving their charter, th.
AID will work to bring visitinj
designers to the campus for talk,
and seminars. They also plan t<
assist new students in gettinj
started in their chosen field, ac
cording to Zurflueh.
> Official to Discuss
Draft deferments for college stu
dents and the future as it pertains
r i to them will be discussed twice to
„ day by Dr. W. C. Toepelman, a
r | staff associate of the American
I Council on Education.
Dr. Toepelman will speak first at
> | a luncheon in his honor at the
r j Faculty Club. At 5 this evening
i he will talk to students in the
He will deal with the manpower
, question and primarily how it re
, lates to the recent executive order
> by President Truman on student
deferment on the basis of special
Breakfast Petitions Due
: Petitions for the YWCA Junior
i Senior Breakfast are due at 5 p.m.
' today at the Y office in Gerlinger
; or to Bonnie Birkemeier, Pi Beta
Committees open include pub
licity, promotion, program, cater
: ing, tickets, and invitation. The
breakfast is scheduled for Apr. 22.
Bertram E. Jessup, associate
professor of philosophy, headed a
three-day gathering of the North
west Society for Aesthetics Fri
day, Saturday, and Sunday in
Jessup, who is president of the
I society, presented a paper entitled
"Belief and Attitude in Aesthetic
■ Judgements” as a pa~t of the
' weekend program.
Arnold Elston, associate profes
sor of music, presented “Style
Consciousness in Contemporary
Music" before *he group.
Five University music students
j entertained at the society’3 Satur
day afternoon session with a con
| cert of chamber music. Playing
! for the society members were Don
ald Hibbard. Glenn Gairett, Wil
| liam Woods, Charles Humphreys,
and Shirley Dawley.
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