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. n Daily EMERALD # 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 women's club. 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. Onthank Returns 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 ated organizations. 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 ment advisers. 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 States. have YOU been to Brighter Homes Hobby Shop ? 858 Pearl St. Deferment Lases 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 deferments. 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 their decisions. Morris to Speak Before Retailers 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 tional Inflation.” 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 Staff Night Editor: Pat Choat. Staff: Aloys Brown, Stephanie! Scott. SHISLER’S FOOD MARKET Groceries — Fresh Produce — Meats Mixers — Beverages — Magazines — Ice Cream OPEN FROM 9 A.M. AA n Li DAILY & SUNDAYS TILL 11 lOO P.M. Dial 4-1342 13th at High St.