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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (April 17, 1952)
Dance Marks Cosmopolitan Club Opening
Cosmopolitan Club will have it* ;
spring opening S to 12 p.m. Fri
ll <y in Plymouth House. A big!
opening dance is planned, preceded
liy spring term elections. Refresh
ments will also be served.
All persons interested are wel
come. according to a club spokes
man. There will be organized
games and dances with a hostess in
charge. Members are invited to
bring new prospects along—the
first few times are iree.
rians for the spring term, in
cluding picnics and parties, will be
discussed. A large attendance is
expected, as this is the club's first
meeting this term.
FAMILY OF 5 KILLED
Car Skids Onto R.R. Tracks
Screeching tires, smashing metal and
glass, five mangled bodies. The driver
tried to stop—too late—on wet pavers
ment. His worries are over—and so are
his family’s! When you come to a grade
crossing, play safe. Come to a full stop,
??look both ways, and listen. Carelessness
' costs lives. It could be .yours.
Did you know this lad? Maybe he
^was your boy, or your son’s play*
mate. A speeding car caught him as
ihe darted out between parked car3.
jprive with extra caution, and keep
|tn eye out for youngsters—always!
One strike, and you're out! Don't
get caught off base with worn-out
tires, weak brakes, or faulty lights.
Always make sure your car is in safe
condition. Remember—safety checks
help check accident*.
(the life you save
may be your own!
THIS MESSAGE SPONSORED IN THE INTEREST OF YOUR SAFETY BY
by The Advertising Council
In cooperation with the
National Safety Council.
# Campus Briefs
^ Thorn will bo 11 meeting for
all prospective rushees nt the Stu
dent Union Friday at 4 p.in. All
women who have an Interest in
rushing may attend. The meeting
will be sponsored by Panhellenlc,
junior sorority organization.
^ ri Slgiiiu Alpha, political sci
ence honorary, will hold initiation
Sunday, April J20, 5:00 p.m. in Gor
linger Hall. The banquet will be
held nt Sweden House Smorgas
bord. 0:10 p.m., following the talk
by M. D. Wattles.
0 A scholarship for any under
graduate women is being offered
again this year by Zonta, Iiugcne
Applications for the award may
be obtained in the office of Mrs.
Oolda P. Wickham, director of
women's affairs, and must be re
turned by Monday.
0 Junior I’anhellenle will meet
at Chi Omega at 0:30 tonight.
I Manning for the forthcoming year
is scheduled. A representative
from each house must be present.
£ Walter II. Hrattaln, former
University of Oregon student now
with the Bell Telephone labora
tories, spoke Wednesday on the
topic of "Transitors" to students
in the physics department. Slides
.vot e shown with the lecture. Bratt
lain, who received his masters de
gree here, has since worked at
Murray Hill, New Jersey, except
for that time during which he did
war work for the government.
From Los Angeles
Karl Onthank, associate director
of student affairs, recently return
ed from Los Angeles where he at
tended the national meeting of the
American College personnel asso
ciation, national vocational guid
ance association and other affili
Onthank remained in Los An
geles a few days to develop new
connections for placing University
of Oregon graduates in fields of
interest in that area. He visited
aircraft concerns and other large
industries and business concerns
and numerous alumni and place
The general purpose of the meet
ing was to make it possible for
graduates here at the University
to have opportunities for more de
sirable positions equal to those of
metropolitan institutions in that
area, Onthank said.
For jewelry platinum, hardened
with 5 to 10 per cent iridium or
5 per cent ruthenium or palladium
with r> per cent ruthenium, is gen
erally employed in the United
858 Pearl St.
To Be Reopened
By Draft Boards
Local draft boards will soon
begin the annual process of re
opening cases of all college stu
dents with educational deferments.
Local boards can grant deferments
for only one year under law, except
for certain high school students.
College students who have made
or who make 70 or above (75 for
seniors who will take graduate
work next year) on the selective
service college qualification test
or stand In the upper portions of
their classes are eligible for con
sideration for further educational
Upper portions arc one-half of f
next year’s sophomore class, two
thirds for next year's juniors,
thrte-fouryis for seniors and one
half for graduate students.
Ray Hawk, director of men’s af
fairs. said draft boards in Oregon ^
have been very lenient In grant
ing educational deferments for
University students in the past.
As of Feb. 21) there were 209,810
college students whose cases must
be reopened at the end of the aca
demic year. Hawk said It would
be some time after spring term be
fore all material from Oregon
would be available to the draft
boards to enable them to make
Morris to Speak
Victor P. Morris, dean of tho
business administration School, will
be one of the main speakers for
the Oregon Retail Distributors' In
stitute conference to be held on tho
campus May 4 and 5.
Morris, who will also be chair
man at the Sunday night banquet,
will give his main talk Monday
morning on "The Outlook for Addi
Penney Man Coming
E. M. Christenson of New York
city, personnel manager of J. C.
Penney's western states’ stores,
will be the other principal speaker.
He will talk on "Building a Re
tail Team” at the Sunday banquet.
Three prominent merchants will
be honored at the banquet for out
standing achievement by being in^
itiated into Eta Mu Pi, the honor
ary fraternity in merchandising.
Twelve outstanding Oregon stu
dents who are majors in merchan
dising will also be honored.
200 to Attend
More than 200 merchants of all
types throughout the state attend
these yearly conferences where
current retail problems are dis
cussed, according to N. H. Cornish,
professor of business administra
tion and ORDI secretary. Cornish
says an even larger attendance is ,
expected this year. This year’s re
tail conference will make the
thirteenth one held on the Univer
sity campus. ,
Night Editor: Pat Choat.
Staff: Aloys Brown, Stephanie!
Groceries — Fresh Produce — Meats
Mixers — Beverages — Magazines — Ice Cream
OPEN FROM 9 A.M. AA n Li
DAILY & SUNDAYS TILL 11 lOO P.M.
13th at High St.