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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 15, 1952)
Fifty-third year of Publication
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, EUGENE, FRIDAY, FEB. IS, 1052
Outgoing IRL Officers
Art French f’hutu
Ol TGOINti OFFICKKS TOR the Oregon high school International
Kelutlons Imikuc nr*1, from left to right, Vice-president Susan Kandell,
Jacksonville; Historian I)on /.anleker. St. Helens; President William
Me A His ter, Medford; and Secretary-treasurer Jackie Hoo.nsnn, -Salem.
High School Students
Will Discuss World's Ills
Two handled and fifty delegates from international relations clubs
in Oregon high schools will be on campus this weekend to delve into
problems of U.S. foreign policy.
This is the fifth annual convention to be held here and is sponsored
jointly by the University of Oregon and the Oiegon Education associa
“Refitting Germany into Europe" will be one topic to be discussed at
the kickoff meeting this morning in the Student Union at 8:30. This ad
dress will be given by Warren Tomlinson, head of the department cf
history and foreign language at College of Puget Sound.
Also speaking at the opening session will be Dean Jones, acting
president of the university, who will welcome the delegates and John
Swjurthout, head of the political science department at OSC. He will
He Should Be Next Frosh President, if ...
If past records hold true the outgoing president of the High School
International Relations league meeting here this weekend should be
president of Oregon's freshman class next year.
William McAllister of Medford, present president of IRI., will he
replaced tomorrow by a new leader elected by the group.
The 1949-50 president, Wayne Carothers of Klamath Falls, came to
Oregon the next fall and was elerted frosli president while thfi 1950
51 president, Robert Glass of Eugene, Is the present leader of the
speak on tlie major factors influencing U.S. foreign policy. Following
the speeches there will be a panel made up by Earl Pomeroy of the
history department, Charles Duncan, school of journalism; Charles
Schleicher, political science department; and Tomlinson and Swarthout.
Discussion Croups Next
Following the initial meeting the delegates will break up into discus
sion groups. Their discussions will be based on study guides furnished
them by the political science departments of Oregon State college and
the Oregon Education Association.
A luncheon in the Su ballroom and further discussions will fill the
afternoon and at 6:30 the annual banquet will take place in the ball
Officers for the next year will be nominated at the banquet. Enter
tainment will be furnished by Victoria Peres of Guatemala who will
dance, and Kaare Sandegrcn of Norway who will play the piano. Five
UO foreign students--Amir Nahrai of Iran, Patrick Spencer of Chile,
Keide Miyoshi of Japan, Ulrich Tiunpener of Germany, and Manakkol
. Venkataramani of India will give short talks.
Saturday morning the delegates will meet with their discussion
groups for the last time where they will prepare their reports.
From 9:30 until noon the roundtable reports will be given, followed
by comments from a panel including Warren Tomlinson, John Swar
thout, Charles Schleicher, Orde Pinckney, and Michael Flaeh.
From 8:30 to 11:30 Saturday evening there will be a social hour and
New officers will also be selected on Saturday. Present officers arc:
.William McAllister of Medford, president; Susan Sandell, Jacksonville,
vice-president; Jackie Robinson, Salem, secretary-treasurer; and Don
Zfinicker, St. Helens, historian.
International Relations League officers, both old and .new, will meet
with OEA and IRC officers for luncheon after the final meeting.
Had a Hot Time
At the Beach
A couple of follow* took their
date i to the beach Saturday—
| and camp back minus of few
It *cem* that they went wad
j Ing, and the. men got slightly
, wet. Mo they wrapped up In
blanket* and hung their pant*
up hy a fire to dry.
The fire wa* hot . . . they for
got to keep an eye on it . . . and
their trouser* caught fire. So
the men had to drive back to Eu
gene wrapped up in blanket*.
Thl* might have all been kept
| *ccrrt, but they were noticed
leaving ('arson hall about 5 p.m.
Saturday after taking their
■ date* home.
Is Saturday Night
The annual "Lemon-Orange
Squeeze” will be held Saturday
night after the Oregon-Oregnn
State basketball game.
The dance is a traditional mixer
held each year for all Oregon and
Oregon State students.
This year dancing will be in the
SU ballroom to the music of Jack
Laughey and his six-piece band.
During intermission at 10:45. the
1 Delt Trio and Harry Donkers on
the harmonica will entertain.
Admission is 20 cents per per
General chairman of the dance
is Don Almy assisted by Janet
; Wick, entertainment: Harvey
Wells and Diane David, decora
tions, and Bob Simpson, publicity.
Oreganos on Sale
For Last Time Today
! Oregana sales in the Co-op and
Student Union will end today.
Booths will be open from 11 a m.
| to 5 p.m.
• Cost of the Oregana is $6.75, al
; though it can be paid in two in
stallments $3.75 now and $3 to
1 be paid later or taken out of break -
, age fees.
Pictures from last year’s annual
'• will be on sale in the Co-op at the
same time. Cost for the pictures
1 varies from 10 to 50 cents.
USA Election Plan
Sent to Committee
By Majority Vote
i nr L-r'/vproposed primary
election plan was sent to com
mitter by a vote of 15-5 in
ASLO senate Thursday even
I he vote followed discussion
of the two-part plan which pro
vides for both an open primary
ami party presidential nomina
Its initiator, Senator-at-Larfre
Virginia Wright, requested a vote
on the two parts of the proposal
separately and. following the mo
tion to send it to a committee,
"If the majority is opposed, I
would like to sec it voted down
Many senators stated they did
not fully understand the plan and
felt it needed further investigation,
which the committee, not yet ap
pointed, could give it. Some were
partially or wholly against it.
charging that the United Students
association was meddling :n the
affairs of the Associated Greek
"• • • It looks to me like maybe
we should thank some of these
people for looking out for our in
terests, ' stated Bill Frye, ser.atcr
The senate was particularly
critical of the presidential conven
tion section of the proposal. Miss
Wright admitted that it might
contain errors, but restated her
contention that it would create
more student interest.
And she explained that the con
vention system would prevent a
plurality from electing a presiden
“One of your big points,-' Frye
I countered, "is that it is going to
create more interest.
“There is more interest the way
its is right now. Intele*t comes*
from the party itself."
Another point brought out was
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For 'Status Quo'
The ASUO senate Thursday
night rejected the Pacific Tele
phone and Telegraph company’s*
proposal for a "status quo" pcricxU
in the phone controversy.
The senate directed Dick Kading,
phone committee chairman tc in
form PT&T that the comper,y’»
proposal called for unreasonable
delay and was detrimental to stu
And it instructed the phone com
mittee to file a formal complaint
or to "take steps to reach an
equitable solution to the problem.
The company requested 60 to 00
days to Jiick up pertinent informa
tion on the situation, promising
to delay no longer than next fall
term Kadir.g said. But, he con
"I feei the delay is unreasonable.
I think they would delay until faH*
term ar.d thee put pay phones i»
If a complaint were filed, he re
marked. he hoped one subserioer
[ could be taken from each of the
; three schools presently contesting
’the tariff-Oregon, OSC 2nd Wil
YM-YW International Festival
Will Be Held Here Saturday
A coffee hour and taJent show,
dinner and a dance will be the
main activities for the annual In
ternational Festival sponsored by
the YM and YWCA to be held on
Special guests at the festival
will be foreign students from ten
colleges and universities in Oregon,
and all students on campus are in
vited and urged to attend, Gen
eral Chairman Marian Briner an
Reservations for the dinner to
be held in the Student Union at
5:30 p.m. must be made by noon
today at the YWCA office in Ger
Registration for the festival will
be in Gerlinger from 2 to 3 p.m..
Saturday, preceeding the coffee
hour which will be from 3 to 5 p.m.
A program of songs and dancer
of their native countries by sev
eral Oregon foreign students wi)V
be presented during the coffee
hour. Many foreign students at
tending the affairs will be dressetl
m the costume of their native
Warren Tomlinson, professor of
political science from the College
of Puget Sound, will be the maiiv
speaker at the dinner. He has
changed the originally annotmcecV
topic for his speech - to lodlt
Ihrga Bhutani. foreign student
in journalism from India, will bo
master cf ceremonies for the din
A mixer dance will be he’d from
S p.m. to 12 midnight in Gerlinger
Cops Race Down University Street, Pistol Shots Ring Out os
Traffic Court Conference Delegates
View Car-stopping Demonstration
By Al Karr
Two policr cars raced up and
down University st. in front of
McArthur court and Howe field
Thursday, one of them squealing
to a stop as shots rang out.
No, it wasn't a cops-and-robbers
chase; it was a demonstration of
driver reaction, stopping and pass
ing distances as part of the traffic
court conference which began on
campus Wednesday and will end
Conference delegates from 11
western states and other interested
onlookers watched the proceedings
along the sidewalk in front of
Howe field, while the director of
the demonstration narrated
through a loudspeaker truck park
ed next to the curb and policemen
assisted in the proceedings.
A police car drove down the
street at a certain speed, stop
ping when he heard a cartridge
shot from a time reactor attached
to the front of the car, in the first
part of the demonstration.
The reactor was set up to fire
one cartridge straight down when
a policeman riding in the car acti
vated the machenism, and to fire
the second when the driver began
to apply the brakes. The cartridge
shots left yellow marks on the
pavement, enabling the reaction
and braking distances to be meas
The second cartridge failed to
fire on two of the three attempts,
so those times only the total stop
ping distance could be measured.
The policeman driving the car
was anticipating the first cart
ridge shot, so his reaction time
was shorter than what would reas
onahly be expected ur.dei actual*
traffic conditions, when a sudden
occurance such as an accident, isr
not expected by the driver.
Stopping distance on the first
attempt, at 20 miles per hour, \va»*
35 feet. On the second attempt,
both shots went off. Measured re
action distance was 14 feet, 10
inches, and braking distance was
policeman walks the tape and ob
serves the distance himself, so that
he Will not fee offering- testimony
20 feet. 2 inches. (When measure
ments are made after actual acci
dents. the narrator explained, each
on "hearsay" from anothei police
On the third trial (the seeoDrl
earrtidge failing), at 40 miles per
hour, the stopping distance was 98
feet, 4 inches, nearly 12 feet less
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