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VOLHMEU1 LNTVKKS1TY OF OREGON, KI'GKNE, FRIDAY, MAY 4, 1951 NI'MBKK 121
Larson New Emerald Editor
Lenny Carter Signed
For Saturday's Prom
Benny Carter, cnlle<l America's,
most versatile bandleader, will be!
on the bandstand when Fathom
Fantasy, the theme of the Junior:
The well-known Mr. C is no
granger here to many upperclass
men. He appeared together with1
Dick Day's band at the 1948 Home
coming Dance, in McArthur Court.
"Carter." reported the Kmerald,
"dished out both sweet and torrid
to the throng on the floor.”
^J'athom Fantasy," was select
I'ejj the Junior From committee,
headed by Ann Darby, in accord
ance with the overall weekend
theme, "Far Away Places." The
time is 9 p.m. to midnight, Satur
day, May 12, in the ballroom of the
Student Union. Dress will be
formal, with corsages optional.
Tickets (in On Sale
Skull and Dagger, sophomore
men's service honorary, will sell
tickets starting Monday in all
men's living organizations. They
will also be on sale in the Co-op.
The price is $2.60.
Nine hundred programs will be
printed for the dance, which, ac
cording to decorations chairman
Bonnie Birkemeter, will be com
plete with sunken ships and sea
weed. Working with her as co
chairmen of decorations are Alice <
Morrow, Davtda Riddell, Paul
Lasker, and the entire Sigma Phi
Kpstlon pledge class,
Traditional events will be fca- <
tured at the 10:30 intermission. |
Ceremonies will be started with the
introduction of the queen and her
court, followed by the announce
ment of float parade winners, tap
ping of Druids, Junior men's honor
ary, and presentation of awards.
These will include the Bci-t
Brown Barker Scholarship cup,
the Gerlinger Cup awarded to the
outstanding junior woman, the
Koyl Cup awarded the outstand
ing junior man, and the Maurice
Harold Hunter Leadership plaque.
The first number after intermis
sion will be the Queen's Dance.
Benny Carter is truly a jack
of-all-trades in the music world.
He has arranged for Benny Good
man, Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey,
all three of whom retain "hints
of the Carter style," and the Bri
tish Broadcasting Company before
the war. Carter and his band have
made eight tours of the United
States and three times have done
the European circuit.
Played in Europe
The Benny Carter Band has ap
peared in several films, including
"Stormy Weather" and most re
cently “As Thousands Cheer."
playing a musical backdrop to
Lena Horne. Carter is doubly ap
propriate for the weekend with its
"Far Away Places" theme. Not
only has he played in most of the
big European and American cities,
but he is also the master of five
languages and a competent musi
cian with four instruments.. .the
clarinet, saxaphone, trumpet, and
To Play Here
SU Board Bids
Due at 72 Noon
Petitions for membership on the j
1951-52 Student Union Board will
be flue at 12 noon today in the of
fice of Olga Yevtich. SU program
director, or Hank Panian, board j
Sophomores vrom the Schools of '•
Music. Health and Physical Educa
tion. Architecture and Allied Arts,
anil College of Liberal Arts; jun
iors from the school of education;
(Please turn to pane eight)
Law School Princesses Await Weekend
ONE OF THESE FENTON HALE “lovelies” will be named queen of the law School Weekend Satur
day night at the Law School Kail in the Student Union. Voting, being carried out at polls set up in the
Co-op, is reported to be heavy ami ballot boxes are kept nourished by various campaign manager. Left
to right, the princesses are “Bobbie” Abrams, “Billie” Dardeno, "Kellina” Ferris, “Roberta” Jones,
and “Fran” Linklater. Resting in foreground are “Holly” Toung and “Jackie” Lively. t ,
Abbott Paine Gets
Post from Board
Lorna Larson will edit the 1951-52 Oregon Daily Kmcrald, and
Abbott Paine will be the: daily s business manager next year.
They were named Thursday night by the Student Publications
Hoard. Both will take over their new jobs next fall.
Mis.' Larson, junior in journalism, is now managing editor of ^
the hmerald. She has worked on the daily three vears, holding
stall positions all the way from night -tat? to managing edito'r.
La>t year she w as news editor ami assistant managing editor.
“ '-***'- a. pvpiiuiiiuic iu pre- i
journalism from Ontario, Calif.!
Ho is a zone salesman on the busi-!
ness staff this year, and has been
a night editor and reporter.
Last year he was a part-time
linotype operator at the Univer
sity press, Springfield News, and i
Cottage Grove Sentinel. After;
graduating from high school.1
Paine worked on a weekly news
paper for a year.
\\ orkcd on Oregonian
Miss Larson's journalistic ex-1
perience includes summer work I
on the Oregonian in Portland. Her:
home is in Portland.
In her three years at the Uni
versity. she has been Kwama pre
sident, a member of Phi Theta Up
silon, junior women's honorary,
Theta Sigma Phi, women's journ
alistic fraternity, the Student Un
ion board, and the student discip
She has been associate editor
and managing editor of Old Ore- j
gon. the alumni magazine.
Paine was the only applicant
for the business managership. He.
succeeds Martel Scroggin. Tom j
King, senior in journalism, also ap- i
plied for editorship, which is now j
held by Anita Holmes.
Board Members Named
Publications Board members are ;
Chairman C. G. Howard. Carlisle
Moore, D. M. Du Shane. E. C. Hob- j
bins, G. A. Sabine, Bob Funk, j
Anita Holmes, Ruth Landry, Bob
Schooling, Don Smith, Martel
Scroggin, and Secretary R. C. Wil- j
The board approved part of the j
Emerald budget for next year, and ;
also determined the commission ba
sis for the business side.
Bob Peterson, Oregon basb
-tbai! player, said Thursday
that athletes Jim Lo^cutoflf and
e urt Barclay did not receive a
‘square deal" in their suspen
sion by the Student Discipline
Peterson, who urged a new
tearing, said that Loscutotf and
Barclay were advised by ‘a
high administrative • rticiaV’ to
■igree to all charges so as to ob
'ain leniency and were injur* J
by the false testimony of a will
J. M. Foskett, chairman of the
Student Discipline Committee,
ssiK-d an official statement Thuiu
lay which said:
"The students had a fair and
impartial hearing before a corn
miUec composed of student *,
faculty, and administration. T.v»
decision was unanimous.”
Peterson stated that he did net
think “that justice has been done, ’
ind that the ease was “rushed
through by the University.” Lou
:utoff and Barclay did not have
egal representation, Peterson said.
He also said that the two me a
vere informed of the charges
igainst them in such a manne r
that they were unable to fully
le had advised the two men to
tell the discipline committee the?
Peterson said that tentative
tilans have been made to presert.
t Please turn to tape eieht)
5ef tor Saturday Night
Law School Ball Stars
Fenton Hall Filharmonic
COUNTY of FENTON, State of
Hollis (Special)- Final arrange
ments for the 1951 Law School
Weekend are near completion, j
with informal proceedings sche
duled to get underway today. j
Big event on the calendar is the j
annual Law School Ball, which I
will be held Saturday evening at [
the Student Union.
In connection with the big dance.!
new President Ed O'Reilly and j
Weekend Chairman Bill Taylor I
jointly announced the selection of'
the Fenton Filharmonic Music De- j
preciators as the official musicial
organization for the festival.
The selection was made after
listening to several auditions dur
ing the week. “Unlike other or
ganizations within this area, we
were determined to come up with
a name band that is really good,’’
Taylor stated. O'Reilly chipped in
with “We know they're good, for
we heard ’em.”
The Depreciators are directed j
by Bob Christ, ex-Greek leader
with a broad musical background.
Christ reports that his boys are in
top condition for the coming festi
vities. “My boys keep in shape by
whistling at the girls from the
steps of Fenton.. .Also, our musio
is unique itt .that, each, selectioni
includes numerous and varied solo
parts, occurring simultaneously. . .
It gives a terrific effect. . .Ye3
sir. I've got the biggest bunch
of blow-hards ever assembled
Today will be the final day for
Oregon students to determine the
law school queen from the seven
eligible beauties chosen by their
f e 11 o w-classmates because of
“queenly" qualities. Pictures of the
Fenton*Fillies are on display at
the Co-op. and the ballots aie
At the Saturday night ball, cor
onation ceremonies will be held,
and the “elected" queen will bestow
the usual gifts on her favored
Entertainment will be provided
by members from within the ranks
of Fenton, in addition to "select"
outsiders who will be given a
chance to display their talents be
fore this illustrious group.
No Emerald Monday
The Emerald will suspend
publication for the Monday issue
next week so Linotype opera
tors can begin setting type for
the special 16 page Junior
Weekend edition coming out
next Saturday. ■
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